Period
to 7 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for FreeBSD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FreeBSD over the 6 months to 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FreeBSD
UK
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 758 1083 1125
Rank change year-on-year +325 +42 +68
Permanent jobs citing FreeBSD 17 15 63
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.010% 0.037%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.12% 0.046% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 62
Median annual salary £45,000 £67,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +42.11% -5.00%
10th Percentile £30,800 £42,250 £37,625
90th Percentile £99,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £67,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -33.33% +50.00% -

FreeBSD is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 13,888 32,641 39,547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.35% 22.83% 23.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11,284 25,791 31,800
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +1.22% +2.50%

FreeBSD
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing FreeBSD as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for FreeBSD in the UK

FreeBSD
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing FreeBSD.

Salary trend for FreeBSD in the UK

FreeBSD
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing FreeBSD over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Salary histogram for FreeBSD in the UK

FreeBSD
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FreeBSD within the UK over the 6 months to 7 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +346 17 £45,000 -33.33%
UK excluding London +261 10 £45,000 -33.33%
North of England - 8 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 8 £45,000 -
London +217 7 £62,500 -16.67%
East of England +115 1 - -
South West - 1 £22,000 -

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, IT jobs citing FreeBSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for FreeBSD.

1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (82.35%) Ubuntu
2 14 (82.35%) CentOS
3 13 (76.47%) Docker
3 13 (76.47%) Python
4 11 (64.71%) Configuration Management
4 11 (64.71%) VMware
4 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (64.71%) Bash Shell
5 10 (58.82%) Puppet
5 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
5 10 (58.82%) Ansible
5 10 (58.82%) JIRA
6 9 (52.94%) Red Hat
6 9 (52.94%) PHP
6 9 (52.94%) SQL
6 9 (52.94%) MySQL
6 9 (52.94%) KVM
6 9 (52.94%) Data Centre
6 9 (52.94%) Percona
6 9 (52.94%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (47.06%) OpenStack
7 8 (47.06%) Infrastructure Management
7 8 (47.06%) Bitbucket
7 8 (47.06%) MariaDB
7 8 (47.06%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (47.06%) SaltStack
7 8 (47.06%) FreeNAS
7 8 (47.06%) YAML
7 8 (47.06%) Atlassian

FreeBSD
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (47.06%) Confluence
1 8 (47.06%) OpenStack
2 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.88%) Joomla!
3 1 (5.88%) nginx
3 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Azure
2 2 (11.76%) AWS
2 2 (11.76%) GCP
2 2 (11.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) IPv4
2 2 (11.76%) IPv6
3 1 (5.88%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (5.88%) PBX
3 1 (5.88%) SMPP
3 1 (5.88%) SMS
3 1 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) MySQL
2 8 (47.06%) MariaDB
3 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
1 10 (58.82%) JIRA
2 8 (47.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (47.06%) Bitbucket
3 7 (41.18%) Vagrant
4 2 (11.76%) Gerrit
4 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Administrator
1 8 (47.06%) Linux Administrator
1 8 (47.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 8 (47.06%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Kernel Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Support
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) LAMP
1 8 (47.06%) YAML
2 7 (41.18%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (17.65%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (11.76%) FFmpeg
5 1 (5.88%) HTML
5 1 (5.88%) HTML5
5 1 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (5.88%) Node.js
5 1 (5.88%) Regular Expression
5 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Social Media
2 2 (11.76%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (82.35%) CentOS
2 14 (82.35%) Ubuntu
3 8 (47.06%) FreeNAS
4 3 (17.65%) Debian
4 3 (17.65%) Unix
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Configuration Management
2 8 (47.06%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (47.06%) Infrastructure Management
3 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (29.41%) DevOps
5 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
5 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (17.65%) Open Source
7 2 (11.76%) BCP
7 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
7 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office Automation
7 2 (11.76%) Office Automation
7 2 (11.76%) OO
7 2 (11.76%) OOP
7 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.76%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Python
2 11 (64.71%) Bash Shell
3 9 (52.94%) PHP
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) Perl
4 3 (17.65%) Ruby
5 2 (11.76%) C
5 2 (11.76%) C++
5 2 (11.76%) Go
5 2 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Docker
2 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (52.94%) KVM
4 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 3 (17.65%) NFS
5 2 (11.76%) LXC
5 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
6 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) Ansible
1 10 (58.82%) Puppet
2 9 (52.94%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (47.06%) Proxmox
4 2 (11.76%) Rundeck
5 1 (5.88%) Grafana
5 1 (5.88%) HAProxy
5 1 (5.88%) Nagios
5 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) Percona
2 9 (52.94%) Red Hat
3 8 (47.06%) Atlassian
3 8 (47.06%) SaltStack
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft