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 26 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FreeBSD
UK
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 868 874 959
Rank change year-on-year +6 +85  
Permanent jobs citing FreeBSD 19 51 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.052% 0.013%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.087% 0.20% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 12 45 10
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

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 21796 25284 28696
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.87% 25.72% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 18172 21485 24012
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,500 £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
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 3 months to 26 May 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 +26 12 £55,000 +10.00% 2
London +28 8 £55,000 +10.00% 1
South East +43 2 £45,000 -
South West -19 2 £50,000 +9.28% 1
Surrey - 2 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £50,000 -
Cheltenham - 2 £50,000 -
City of London +16 1 £52,500 +5.00%

For the 6 months to 26 May 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%) Python
2 19 (65.52%) Perl
3 14 (48.28%) MySQL
4 12 (41.38%) Java
4 12 (41.38%) Unit Testing
5 11 (37.93%) Unix
5 11 (37.93%) Windows
6 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
6 10 (34.48%) C++
7 9 (31.03%) C#
8 8 (27.59%) C
8 8 (27.59%) Solaris
8 8 (27.59%) DNS
8 8 (27.59%) VMware
8 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (27.59%) TDD
8 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
9 7 (24.14%) High Availability
9 7 (24.14%) Splunk
9 7 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (24.14%) Ansible
9 7 (24.14%) Elastic Stack
9 7 (24.14%) Grafana
9 7 (24.14%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
9 7 (24.14%) Subversion
9 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
9 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
9 7 (24.14%) CentOS

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 5 (17.24%) Facebook Platform
2 3 (10.34%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) lighttpd
4 1 (3.45%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) GIMP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) DNS
2 7 (24.14%) Broadband
2 7 (24.14%) Internet
3 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (3.45%) LDAP
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) 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 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
1 7 (24.14%) Subversion
2 5 (17.24%) PHPUnit
3 2 (6.90%) Burp Suite
3 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.90%) JIRA
3 2 (6.90%) Paros
3 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.90%) WebScarab
4 1 (3.45%) AppScan
General
1 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Law
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Developer
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 5 (17.24%) PHP Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Research Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Data Centre Technician
3 3 (10.34%) Data Technician
4 1 (3.45%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Security Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) Security Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Subject Matter Expert
4 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
4 2 (6.90%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) CGI
4 2 (6.90%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (6.90%) POSIX
4 2 (6.90%) XML
5 1 (3.45%) CSS
5 1 (3.45%) HTML5
5 1 (3.45%) LAMP
5 1 (3.45%) LESS
5 1 (3.45%) REST
5 1 (3.45%) Spring
5 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) PKI
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (37.93%) Unix
2 11 (37.93%) Windows
3 8 (27.59%) Solaris
4 7 (24.14%) CentOS
4 7 (24.14%) Mac OS X
5 6 (20.69%) Ubuntu
6 5 (17.24%) AIX
7 2 (6.90%) HPUX
8 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Unit Testing
2 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (27.59%) TDD
3 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
3 7 (24.14%) Customer Requirements
3 7 (24.14%) High Availability
3 7 (24.14%) Project Management
3 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
3 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
4 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.69%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (20.69%) Change Management
4 6 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (20.69%) Incident Management
4 6 (20.69%) ITIL
4 6 (20.69%) MVC
4 6 (20.69%) Proactive Monitoring
4 6 (20.69%) Release Management
5 5 (17.24%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (10.34%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) Perl
1 19 (65.52%) Python
2 12 (41.38%) Java
3 10 (34.48%) C++
3 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 9 (31.03%) C#
5 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
5 8 (27.59%) C
6 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
7 5 (17.24%) PHP
8 1 (3.45%) Clojure
8 1 (3.45%) Groovy
8 1 (3.45%) Ruby
8 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) A+ Certification
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (6.90%) CEH
3 2 (6.90%) CISA
3 2 (6.90%) CISM
3 2 (6.90%) CISSP
3 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) SANS
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) KVM
1 6 (20.69%) NFS
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) Postfix
3 1 (3.45%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Ansible
1 7 (24.14%) Grafana
1 7 (24.14%) Nagios
1 7 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (24.14%) Puppet
2 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (6.90%) Nessus
4 1 (3.45%) Cacti
4 1 (3.45%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) VMware
2 7 (24.14%) Splunk
3 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
4 5 (17.24%) Facebook
4 5 (17.24%) Google
4 5 (17.24%) Zend
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco
6 3 (10.34%) Dell
6 3 (10.34%) HP
6 3 (10.34%) Sun
7 1 (3.45%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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