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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FreeBSD
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 870 879 961
Rank change year-on-year +9 +82  
Permanent jobs citing FreeBSD 20 53 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.054% 0.019%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.089% 0.21% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 16 45 15
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

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

Operating System Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 22431 25066 28996
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 25.16% 25.46% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 18472 21445 24289
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

FreeBSD
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing FreeBSD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for FreeBSD in the UK

FreeBSD
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FreeBSD.

Salary trend for FreeBSD in the UK

FreeBSD
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FreeBSD over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for FreeBSD in the UK

FreeBSD
Top 10 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +9 16 £50,000 - 2
London +20 10 £55,000 -15.38%
South East +40 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Surrey - 3 £45,000 -
City of London +30 2 £48,750 -2.50%
South West -20 2 £50,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 2 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £50,000 -
Hampshire +15 1 £21,500 -46.25% 1
Southampton +12 1 £21,500 -46.25% 1

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing FreeBSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for FreeBSD.

1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (65.52%) Perl
3 18 (62.07%) Python
4 17 (58.62%) MySQL
5 14 (48.28%) Unix
6 12 (41.38%) Unit Testing
7 11 (37.93%) Java
7 11 (37.93%) DNS
8 10 (34.48%) Nagios
8 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
8 10 (34.48%) VMware
8 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
8 10 (34.48%) C++
9 9 (31.03%) C
9 9 (31.03%) C#
9 9 (31.03%) Windows
9 9 (31.03%) Puppet
10 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
10 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
10 8 (27.59%) CentOS
10 8 (27.59%) Subversion
10 8 (27.59%) Solaris
11 7 (24.14%) Broadband
11 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
11 7 (24.14%) Internet
11 7 (24.14%) Mac OS X
11 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
11 7 (24.14%) Project Management
11 7 (24.14%) TDD
11 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering

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 6 (20.69%) Apache
2 5 (17.24%) Facebook Platform
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) lighttpd
4 1 (3.45%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) GIMP
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) DNS
2 7 (24.14%) Broadband
2 7 (24.14%) Internet
3 3 (10.34%) MRTG
4 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.45%) LDAP
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security
5 1 (3.45%) PuTTY
5 1 (3.45%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (58.62%) MySQL
2 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) InfluxDB
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
1 8 (27.59%) Subversion
2 5 (17.24%) PHPUnit
3 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
3 3 (10.34%) JIRA
3 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.90%) Burp Suite
4 2 (6.90%) Paros
4 2 (6.90%) WebScarab
5 1 (3.45%) AppScan
General
1 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Linux Engineer
1 7 (24.14%) Linux Support
1 7 (24.14%) Linux Support Engineer
1 7 (24.14%) Software Engineer
1 7 (24.14%) Support Engineer
1 7 (24.14%) Unix Engineer
1 7 (24.14%) Unix Linux Engineer
1 7 (24.14%) Unix Support
1 7 (24.14%) Unix Support Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) PHP Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Research Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (3.45%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (17.24%) Doctrine
2 5 (17.24%) Google Maps API
2 5 (17.24%) Laravel
2 5 (17.24%) Silex
2 5 (17.24%) Symfony
2 5 (17.24%) Zend Framework
3 3 (10.34%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) POSIX
4 2 (6.90%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) CGI
4 2 (6.90%) LAMP
4 2 (6.90%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (6.90%) XML
5 1 (3.45%) CSS
5 1 (3.45%) HTML5
5 1 (3.45%) jQuery
5 1 (3.45%) LESS
5 1 (3.45%) Spring
5 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (48.28%) Unix
3 9 (31.03%) Windows
4 8 (27.59%) CentOS
4 8 (27.59%) Solaris
5 7 (24.14%) Mac OS X
6 6 (20.69%) Ubuntu
7 5 (17.24%) AIX
8 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (6.90%) HPUX
10 1 (3.45%) Debian
10 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
10 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
10 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Unit Testing
2 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
2 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (24.14%) Customer Requirements
2 7 (24.14%) High Availability
2 7 (24.14%) Project Management
2 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
2 7 (24.14%) TDD
2 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
3 6 (20.69%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (20.69%) Change Management
3 6 (20.69%) Incident Management
3 6 (20.69%) ITIL
3 6 (20.69%) MVC
3 6 (20.69%) Proactive Monitoring
3 6 (20.69%) Release Management
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (13.79%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (10.34%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) Perl
2 18 (62.07%) Python
3 11 (37.93%) Java
4 10 (34.48%) C++
4 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
5 9 (31.03%) C
5 9 (31.03%) C#
6 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
7 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
8 6 (20.69%) PHP
9 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) CEH
3 2 (6.90%) CISA
3 2 (6.90%) CISM
3 2 (6.90%) CISSP
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.90%) SANS
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) KVM
2 6 (20.69%) NFS
3 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (13.79%) Postfix
5 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.45%) oVirt
5 1 (3.45%) PowerDNS
5 1 (3.45%) Varnish
5 1 (3.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) Nagios
2 9 (31.03%) Puppet
3 7 (24.14%) Grafana
4 6 (20.69%) Ansible
4 6 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (10.34%) Munin
7 2 (6.90%) Nessus
8 1 (3.45%) Cacti
8 1 (3.45%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
1 10 (34.48%) VMware
2 7 (24.14%) Splunk
3 5 (17.24%) Facebook
3 5 (17.24%) Google
3 5 (17.24%) Zend
4 1 (3.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 8 days ago