Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FreeBSD
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1120 1181 1193
Rank change year-on-year +61 +12 +110
Permanent jobs citing FreeBSD 60 30 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.017% 0.048%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.15% 0.069% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 57 23 86
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +66.67%
10th Percentile £38,750 £28,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £57,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 40,485 43,570 51,955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.12% 24.57% 25.60%
Number of salaries quoted 32,591 35,889 44,137
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,210 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.52% - +3.90%

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 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for FreeBSD in the UK

FreeBSD
Top 8 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 20 July 2018. 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 +67 57 £47,500 -5.00% 6
UK excluding London +37 44 £47,500 +5.56% 5
South West +19 20 £47,500 -5.00% 1
South East +10 19 £45,000 - 3
London +13 13 £67,500 +22.73% 1
North of England +17 5 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
North West +25 2 £28,750 -4.17%

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 57 (95.00%) Linux
2 34 (56.67%) DevOps
3 29 (48.33%) Firewall
4 27 (45.00%) Java
5 26 (43.33%) TCP/IP
6 25 (41.67%) Windows
7 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (36.67%) Tomcat
8 22 (36.67%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (33.33%) Microservices
9 20 (33.33%) Spock
9 20 (33.33%) InfluxDB
9 20 (33.33%) Icinga
9 20 (33.33%) Scala
9 20 (33.33%) Clojure
9 20 (33.33%) BDD
9 20 (33.33%) REST
9 20 (33.33%) Neo4j
9 20 (33.33%) Vaadin
9 20 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
9 20 (33.33%) JUnit
9 20 (33.33%) IPv4
9 20 (33.33%) IPv6
9 20 (33.33%) TDD
9 20 (33.33%) GWT
9 20 (33.33%) Groovy
10 19 (31.67%) Python
10 19 (31.67%) Amazon AWS
11 17 (28.33%) Ansible
12 16 (26.67%) PostgreSQL

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 22 (36.67%) Tomcat
2 20 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (18.33%) Apache
4 5 (8.33%) OpenStack
5 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.00%) nginx
6 2 (3.33%) CloudStack
6 2 (3.33%) Smallworld
7 1 (1.67%) lighttpd
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (31.67%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (21.67%) SaaS
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.00%) Office 365
4 2 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (3.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 29 (48.33%) Firewall
2 26 (43.33%) TCP/IP
3 20 (33.33%) IPv4
3 20 (33.33%) IPv6
4 13 (21.67%) DNS
5 12 (20.00%) BGP
5 12 (20.00%) L2TP
5 12 (20.00%) MPLS
5 12 (20.00%) SMTP
5 12 (20.00%) WAN
6 10 (16.67%) OpenVPN
6 10 (16.67%) OPNsense
7 4 (6.67%) HTTP
8 3 (5.00%) DHCP
8 3 (5.00%) NAS
8 3 (5.00%) SAN
8 3 (5.00%) VLAN
8 3 (5.00%) VPN
9 2 (3.33%) Ethernet
9 2 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) InfluxDB
1 20 (33.33%) Neo4j
2 16 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (13.33%) MySQL
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.33%) GIS
5 2 (3.33%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 20 (33.33%) JUnit
1 20 (33.33%) Spock
2 14 (23.33%) Jenkins
3 12 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.33%) Billing
1 2 (3.33%) Finance
1 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Developer
1 20 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 15 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 15 (25.00%) Java Software Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Administrator
5 6 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 6 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.33%) AWS Administrator
6 5 (8.33%) DevOps Administrator
6 5 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Administrator
6 5 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Windows Support Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.33%) GWT
1 20 (33.33%) REST
1 20 (33.33%) Vaadin
2 11 (18.33%) LDAP
3 4 (6.67%) Web Services
4 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (5.00%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (5.00%) Spring
5 2 (3.33%) LAMP
5 2 (3.33%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (3.33%) OpenVZ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 3 (5.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.33%) Clustering
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.33%) Replication
4 2 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (95.00%) Linux
2 25 (41.67%) Windows
3 15 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 12 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 10 (16.67%) Debian
6 6 (10.00%) Unix
7 3 (5.00%) CentOS
7 3 (5.00%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.33%) OpenBSD
8 2 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (56.67%) DevOps
2 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (36.67%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (33.33%) BDD
4 20 (33.33%) Microservices
4 20 (33.33%) TDD
5 13 (21.67%) Open Source
6 12 (20.00%) DNA
7 9 (15.00%) Analytics
8 8 (13.33%) Deep Learning
8 8 (13.33%) Video Analytics
9 6 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 6 (10.00%) Information Security
10 5 (8.33%) CRM
10 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
11 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (5.00%) Cryptography
12 3 (5.00%) Human Factors
12 3 (5.00%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.00%) Java
2 20 (33.33%) Clojure
2 20 (33.33%) Groovy
2 20 (33.33%) Scala
3 19 (31.67%) Python
4 8 (13.33%) PHP
5 7 (11.67%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.67%) Ruby
7 3 (5.00%) Perl
8 2 (3.33%) Magik
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) CCNA
1 13 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (20.00%) CCIE
2 12 (20.00%) CCNP
3 4 (6.67%) Degree
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.67%) CCSA
5 1 (1.67%) CISA
5 1 (1.67%) CISM
5 1 (1.67%) CISSP
5 1 (1.67%) GIAC
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (20.00%) KVM
2 10 (16.67%) NFS
2 10 (16.67%) pfSense
2 10 (16.67%) Samba
3 5 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.00%) Terminal Server
5 2 (3.33%) Ceph
5 2 (3.33%) Corosync
5 2 (3.33%) DRBD
5 2 (3.33%) iptables
6 1 (1.67%) Postfix
6 1 (1.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (33.33%) Icinga
2 17 (28.33%) Ansible
3 14 (23.33%) Puppet
4 10 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (16.67%) Terraform
4 10 (16.67%) ZABBIX
5 3 (5.00%) Cacti
5 3 (5.00%) Nagios
6 2 (3.33%) Munin
6 2 (3.33%) Pacemaker
7 1 (1.67%) Juniper STRM
7 1 (1.67%) QRadar
7 1 (1.67%) RSA enVision
7 1 (1.67%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Cisco
2 12 (20.00%) Palo Alto
2 12 (20.00%) SonicWALL
3 10 (16.67%) PagerDuty
4 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.33%) VMware
6 5 (8.33%) Xero
7 2 (3.33%) Juniper
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle
7 2 (3.33%) Percona
7 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.33%) SAP
7 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.33%) Sun
8 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.67%) IBM
8 1 (1.67%) LogRhythm