Period
to 19 August 2017

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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FreeBSD
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1150 1160 1258
Rank change year-on-year +10 +98 -23
Permanent jobs citing FreeBSD 33 104 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.053% 0.017%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.075% 0.21% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 24 92 22
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £29,825 £37,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £77,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% -

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 43912 50127 57596
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.82% 25.42% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35792 42756 48327
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +2.38%
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

FreeBSD
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 19 August 2017.

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 19 August 2017. 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 +7 26 £50,000 - 2
UK excluding London +26 13 £46,250 +2.78% 1
London 0 13 £55,000 +10.00% 1
South East +54 8 £45,000 -
South West -31 4 £50,000 +11.11% 1
North West - 1 £30,000 -
North of England - 1 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 31 (93.94%) Linux
2 21 (63.64%) Python
3 20 (60.61%) Perl
4 17 (51.52%) MySQL
5 15 (45.45%) Unix
5 15 (45.45%) Puppet
6 13 (39.39%) Red Hat
6 13 (39.39%) Git (software)
7 12 (36.36%) Windows
8 11 (33.33%) DNS
8 11 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 11 (33.33%) Bash Shell
8 11 (33.33%) VMware
8 11 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
9 10 (30.30%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
9 10 (30.30%) Java
10 9 (27.27%) Solaris
10 9 (27.27%) Nagios
10 9 (27.27%) CentOS
11 8 (24.24%) Subversion
11 8 (24.24%) Ubuntu
11 8 (24.24%) Internet
11 8 (24.24%) Project Management
11 8 (24.24%) PHP
11 8 (24.24%) C++
11 8 (24.24%) DevOps
11 8 (24.24%) Ansible
11 8 (24.24%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (24.24%) Grafana

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 (18.18%) Apache
2 5 (15.15%) Facebook Platform
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) Confluence
4 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) DNS
2 8 (24.24%) Internet
3 7 (21.21%) Broadband
4 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.09%) MRTG
6 2 (6.06%) PuTTY
6 2 (6.06%) WinSCP
7 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.03%) IPv4
7 1 (3.03%) IPv6
7 1 (3.03%) Network Security
7 1 (3.03%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) MySQL
2 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.03%) InfluxDB
4 1 (3.03%) Neo4j
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Git (software)
2 8 (24.24%) Subversion
3 5 (15.15%) PHPUnit
4 4 (12.12%) JIRA
5 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
5 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
6 2 (6.06%) Burp Suite
6 2 (6.06%) git-flow
6 2 (6.06%) Paros
6 2 (6.06%) WebScarab
7 1 (3.03%) AppScan
7 1 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Unix Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Linux Support
2 7 (21.21%) Linux Support Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Unix Support
2 7 (21.21%) Unix Support Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Administrator
3 5 (15.15%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) PHP Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Software Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Mac Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (15.15%) Doctrine
2 5 (15.15%) Google Maps API
2 5 (15.15%) Laravel
2 5 (15.15%) Silex
2 5 (15.15%) Symfony
2 5 (15.15%) Zend Framework
3 4 (12.12%) LAMP
4 3 (9.09%) POSIX
5 2 (6.06%) .NET
5 2 (6.06%) CGI
5 2 (6.06%) HTML
5 2 (6.06%) Sensu
5 2 (6.06%) XML
6 1 (3.03%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (93.94%) Linux
2 15 (45.45%) Unix
3 12 (36.36%) Windows
4 9 (27.27%) CentOS
4 9 (27.27%) Solaris
5 8 (24.24%) Ubuntu
6 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (18.18%) AIX
8 5 (15.15%) Mac OS X
9 4 (12.12%) Debian
9 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (9.09%) HPUX
11 2 (6.06%) Fedora
11 2 (6.06%) Mac OS
11 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
12 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
12 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
3 8 (24.24%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (24.24%) DevOps
3 8 (24.24%) Project Management
4 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.21%) Change Management
4 7 (21.21%) High Availability
5 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 6 (18.18%) ITIL
5 6 (18.18%) Proactive Monitoring
5 6 (18.18%) Release Management
6 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (15.15%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (15.15%) MVC
6 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 5 (15.15%) TDD
6 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.09%) Information Security
7 3 (9.09%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) Python
2 20 (60.61%) Perl
3 11 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 10 (30.30%) Java
5 8 (24.24%) C++
5 8 (24.24%) PHP
6 7 (21.21%) C
6 7 (21.21%) C#
6 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
7 6 (18.18%) Ruby
8 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
9 2 (6.06%) Go
9 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) CEH
3 2 (6.06%) CISA
3 2 (6.06%) CISM
3 2 (6.06%) CISSP
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.06%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) GCP
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) KVM
2 6 (18.18%) NFS
3 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.09%) Postfix
5 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.03%) oVirt
5 1 (3.03%) PowerDNS
5 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (45.45%) Puppet
2 10 (30.30%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (27.27%) Nagios
4 8 (24.24%) Ansible
4 8 (24.24%) Grafana
5 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (9.09%) Munin
7 2 (6.06%) collectd
7 2 (6.06%) Graphite
7 2 (6.06%) Nessus
7 2 (6.06%) OpenNMS
7 2 (6.06%) StackStorm
8 1 (3.03%) Cobbler
8 1 (3.03%) Icinga
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Red Hat
2 11 (33.33%) VMware
3 7 (21.21%) Splunk
4 5 (15.15%) Facebook
4 5 (15.15%) Google
4 5 (15.15%) Zend
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.06%) Apple
6 2 (6.06%) Meraki
7 1 (3.03%) IBM
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle