Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FreeBSD
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1146 1156 1258
Rank change year-on-year +10 +102 +3
Permanent jobs citing FreeBSD 31 85 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.044% 0.018%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.071% 0.18% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 25 76 23
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,750 £77,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +11.11%

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 43599 47956 57388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.92% 24.99% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 35166 40733 48332
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.38%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for FreeBSD in the UK

FreeBSD
Top 5 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 17 October 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 29 £47,500 -5.00% 4
London +12 18 £45,000 -35.71% 2
UK excluding London +8 11 £48,750 -2.50% 2
South East +59 8 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South West -14 3 £50,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 (93.55%) Linux
2 18 (58.06%) Git (software)
3 17 (54.84%) Python
4 16 (51.61%) Perl
4 16 (51.61%) MySQL
5 14 (45.16%) Unix
5 14 (45.16%) PHP
5 14 (45.16%) Puppet
6 12 (38.71%) DevOps
7 11 (35.48%) Red Hat
8 10 (32.26%) Configuration Management
8 10 (32.26%) Bash Shell
8 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
9 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (29.03%) Subversion
9 9 (29.03%) Windows
10 8 (25.81%) Nagios
10 8 (25.81%) CentOS
11 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (22.58%) MongoDB
11 7 (22.58%) PHPUnit
11 7 (22.58%) Symfony
11 7 (22.58%) Zend
11 7 (22.58%) Zend Framework
11 7 (22.58%) Google Maps API
11 7 (22.58%) Google
11 7 (22.58%) MVC
11 7 (22.58%) Java
11 7 (22.58%) Doctrine
11 7 (22.58%) Laravel

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 7 (22.58%) Facebook Platform
2 6 (19.35%) Apache
3 5 (16.13%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (16.13%) nginx
4 1 (3.23%) Confluence
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) lighttpd
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) DNS
2 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 3 (9.68%) MRTG
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) Broadband
3 2 (6.45%) PuTTY
3 2 (6.45%) WinSCP
4 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.23%) IPv4
4 1 (3.23%) IPv6
4 1 (3.23%) LDAP
4 1 (3.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) MySQL
2 7 (22.58%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.90%) Redis
4 1 (3.23%) InfluxDB
4 1 (3.23%) Neo4j
4 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (58.06%) Git (software)
2 9 (29.03%) Subversion
3 7 (22.58%) PHPUnit
4 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.68%) JIRA
5 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.45%) git-flow
5 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.23%) Burp Suite
6 1 (3.23%) Paros
6 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (3.23%) WebScarab
General
1 4 (12.90%) Marketing
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Developer
1 7 (22.58%) PHP Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Administrator
2 6 (19.35%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (19.35%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) DevOps Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) IT Support
5 2 (6.45%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (6.45%) IT Technician
5 2 (6.45%) Lead PHP Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Support Technician
5 2 (6.45%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Doctrine
1 7 (22.58%) Google Maps API
1 7 (22.58%) Laravel
1 7 (22.58%) Symfony
1 7 (22.58%) Zend Framework
2 6 (19.35%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (16.13%) Silex
4 4 (12.90%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (12.90%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (12.90%) Regular Expression
5 3 (9.68%) LAMP
6 2 (6.45%) POSIX
6 2 (6.45%) Sensu
7 1 (3.23%) .NET
7 1 (3.23%) CGI
7 1 (3.23%) HTML
7 1 (3.23%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (3.23%) RESTful
7 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (93.55%) Linux
2 14 (45.16%) Unix
3 9 (29.03%) Windows
4 8 (25.81%) CentOS
5 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (12.90%) Debian
6 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (9.68%) Mac OS X
7 3 (9.68%) Solaris
8 2 (6.45%) Fedora
8 2 (6.45%) HPUX
8 2 (6.45%) Mac OS
8 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
8 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
9 1 (3.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) DevOps
2 10 (32.26%) Configuration Management
2 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
3 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (22.58%) Analytics
4 7 (22.58%) MVC
5 4 (12.90%) Benchmarking
5 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.68%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (9.68%) Project Management
6 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) TDD
6 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (6.45%) Information Security
7 2 (6.45%) Mobile Development
7 2 (6.45%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) Python
2 16 (51.61%) Perl
3 14 (45.16%) PHP
4 10 (32.26%) Bash Shell
5 7 (22.58%) Java
6 6 (19.35%) Ruby
6 6 (19.35%) SQL
7 5 (16.13%) C
7 5 (16.13%) C++
8 4 (12.90%) C#
8 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
9 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
10 2 (6.45%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) CEH
3 1 (3.23%) CISA
3 1 (3.23%) CISM
3 1 (3.23%) CISSP
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) GCP
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) KVM
2 4 (12.90%) Docker
2 4 (12.90%) NFS
2 4 (12.90%) Postfix
3 1 (3.23%) oVirt
3 1 (3.23%) PowerDNS
3 1 (3.23%) Varnish
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) Puppet
2 8 (25.81%) Nagios
3 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (12.90%) HAProxy
4 4 (12.90%) Kibana
5 3 (9.68%) Ansible
5 3 (9.68%) Grafana
5 3 (9.68%) Munin
6 2 (6.45%) collectd
6 2 (6.45%) Graphite
6 2 (6.45%) OpenNMS
6 2 (6.45%) StackStorm
7 1 (3.23%) Cacti
7 1 (3.23%) Cobbler
7 1 (3.23%) Icinga
7 1 (3.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Red Hat
2 7 (22.58%) Facebook
2 7 (22.58%) Google
2 7 (22.58%) Zend
3 5 (16.13%) VMware
4 4 (12.90%) Percona
5 2 (6.45%) Apple
5 2 (6.45%) Meraki
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.45%) Splunk