Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FreeBSD
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1168 1147 1272
Rank change year-on-year -21 +125 -14
Permanent jobs citing FreeBSD 26 31 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.018% 0.018%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.062% 0.073% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 32
UK median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% -23.40% +17.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £40,300 £24,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £57,500 £70,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -10.00%

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 42,098 42,178 55,223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.16% 24.15% 26.21%
Number of salaries quoted 34,554 35,530 46,628
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +0.58% +1.76%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,190 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.07% -2.03% +6.67%

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 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for FreeBSD in the UK

FreeBSD
Top 4 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 18 February 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 -16 23 £35,000 -22.22% 2
London +8 12 £35,000 - 2
South East +7 11 £50,000 +11.11%
UK excluding London -1 11 £50,000 +11.11%

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (88.46%) MySQL
3 17 (65.38%) Analytics
4 14 (53.85%) Apache
5 12 (46.15%) Python
5 12 (46.15%) Nagios
5 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
6 11 (42.31%) nginx
6 11 (42.31%) CentOS
6 11 (42.31%) Information Security
6 11 (42.31%) Unix
6 11 (42.31%) Configuration Management
6 11 (42.31%) Perl
6 11 (42.31%) PHP
6 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
6 11 (42.31%) SIEM
6 11 (42.31%) Open Source
6 11 (42.31%) Bash Shell
6 11 (42.31%) Mentoring
6 11 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (42.31%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 10 (38.46%) Network Packet Capture
7 10 (38.46%) Security Operations
7 10 (38.46%) Security Operations Centre
7 10 (38.46%) Security Monitoring
7 10 (38.46%) Sun
7 10 (38.46%) Firewall
8 9 (34.62%) GIAC
8 9 (34.62%) CCSA
8 9 (34.62%) Ethical Hacking

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 14 (53.85%) Apache
2 11 (42.31%) nginx
3 8 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (11.54%) Facebook Platform
4 3 (11.54%) lighttpd
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
2 10 (38.46%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) BGP
3 1 (3.85%) Broadband
3 1 (3.85%) DHCP
3 1 (3.85%) GPON
3 1 (3.85%) IPv6
3 1 (3.85%) MRTG
3 1 (3.85%) SNMP
3 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (88.46%) MySQL
2 8 (30.77%) Redis
3 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) PHPUnit
2 3 (11.54%) Subversion
General
1 8 (30.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Analyst
1 11 (42.31%) SIEM Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Security Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Radar Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) PHP Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) LEMP Stack
1 8 (30.77%) RabbitMQ
1 8 (30.77%) Regular Expression
2 3 (11.54%) Doctrine
2 3 (11.54%) Google Maps API
2 3 (11.54%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (11.54%) Laravel
2 3 (11.54%) LDAP
2 3 (11.54%) Symfony
2 3 (11.54%) Zend Framework
3 1 (3.85%) Jinja
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (42.31%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 10 (38.46%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (42.31%) CentOS
2 11 (42.31%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Analytics
2 11 (42.31%) Configuration Management
2 11 (42.31%) Information Security
2 11 (42.31%) Mentoring
2 11 (42.31%) Open Source
2 11 (42.31%) SIEM
3 10 (38.46%) Network Packet Capture
3 10 (38.46%) Security Monitoring
3 10 (38.46%) Security Operations
4 9 (34.62%) Ethical Hacking
4 9 (34.62%) ITIL
5 8 (30.77%) Benchmarking
5 8 (30.77%) DevOps
5 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce
5 8 (30.77%) Performance Testing
6 7 (26.92%) Actionable Insight
6 7 (26.92%) ITSM
6 7 (26.92%) Threat Modelling
7 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (11.54%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Python
2 11 (42.31%) Bash Shell
2 11 (42.31%) Perl
2 11 (42.31%) PHP
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) CCNA
1 9 (34.62%) CCSA
1 9 (34.62%) CISA
1 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (34.62%) CISM
1 9 (34.62%) CISSP
1 9 (34.62%) GIAC
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 9 (34.62%) SANS
2 5 (19.23%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Docker
1 9 (34.62%) KVM
2 8 (30.77%) NFS
3 3 (11.54%) Postfix
3 3 (11.54%) Varnish
4 1 (3.85%) bhyve
4 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) Nagios
2 9 (34.62%) Juniper STRM
2 9 (34.62%) QRadar
2 9 (34.62%) RSA enVision
2 9 (34.62%) RSA Security Analytics
3 8 (30.77%) HAProxy
3 8 (30.77%) Kibana
3 8 (30.77%) Puppet
4 4 (15.38%) Cacti
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Sun
2 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
2 9 (34.62%) Cisco
2 9 (34.62%) IBM
2 9 (34.62%) Juniper
2 9 (34.62%) LogRhythm
3 8 (30.77%) Percona
3 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 3 (11.54%) Facebook
4 3 (11.54%) Google
4 3 (11.54%) Zend