Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FreeBSD
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1080 1162 1160
Rank change year-on-year +82 -2 +100
Permanent jobs citing FreeBSD 70 29 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.016% 0.048%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.18% 0.066% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 70 22 80
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £38,625 £35,475 £37,475
90th Percentile £71,375 £57,375 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.63% - -5.00%

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 38,428 44,262 48,421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.95% 24.91% 25.12%
Number of salaries quoted 31,018 35,704 41,298
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £25,070 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,257 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.64% - +2.56%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +66 70 £47,500 -5.00% 7
UK excluding London +69 52 £46,250 -2.63% 5
South West +36 23 £47,500 -5.00%
South East +23 21 £45,000 - 5
London +31 18 £67,500 +22.73% 2
North of England - 8 £40,000 -
North West - 5 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 67 (95.71%) Linux
2 43 (61.43%) DevOps
3 34 (48.57%) Python
4 33 (47.14%) Firewall
5 30 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (42.86%) Java
6 29 (41.43%) Windows
6 29 (41.43%) Ansible
7 26 (37.14%) Puppet
7 26 (37.14%) PostgreSQL
8 23 (32.86%) Tomcat
8 23 (32.86%) Microservices
9 21 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
9 21 (30.00%) TCP/IP
9 21 (30.00%) Ubuntu
10 20 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
11 19 (27.14%) KVM
11 19 (27.14%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (25.71%) Elasticsearch
12 18 (25.71%) Icinga
12 18 (25.71%) InfluxDB
12 18 (25.71%) Spock
12 18 (25.71%) Clojure
12 18 (25.71%) BDD
12 18 (25.71%) REST
12 18 (25.71%) Neo4j
12 18 (25.71%) Vaadin
12 18 (25.71%) Jenkins
12 18 (25.71%) GWT
12 18 (25.71%) Groovy

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 23 (32.86%) Tomcat
2 18 (25.71%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (12.86%) Apache
4 7 (10.00%) OpenStack
5 6 (8.57%) nginx
6 5 (7.14%) CloudStack
7 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.43%) lighttpd
8 1 (1.43%) Smallworld
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (22.86%) SaaS
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.86%) Office 365
4 1 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 33 (47.14%) Firewall
2 21 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 18 (25.71%) IPv4
3 18 (25.71%) IPv6
4 16 (22.86%) DNS
5 14 (20.00%) OpenVPN
5 14 (20.00%) OPNsense
6 13 (18.57%) BGP
6 13 (18.57%) L2TP
6 13 (18.57%) MPLS
6 13 (18.57%) SMTP
6 13 (18.57%) WAN
7 5 (7.14%) Broadband
8 4 (5.71%) HTTP
9 2 (2.86%) DHCP
9 2 (2.86%) NAS
9 2 (2.86%) SAN
9 2 (2.86%) VLAN
9 2 (2.86%) VPN
10 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (37.14%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (25.71%) InfluxDB
2 18 (25.71%) Neo4j
3 10 (14.29%) MySQL
4 5 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.86%) Redis
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.43%) GIS
6 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.43%) QGIS
6 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (25.71%) Jenkins
1 18 (25.71%) JUnit
1 18 (25.71%) Spock
2 15 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 1 (1.43%) Billing
1 1 (1.43%) Finance
1 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (25.71%) Developer
1 18 (25.71%) Software Developer
2 17 (24.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (22.86%) Java Developer
3 16 (22.86%) Java Software Developer
4 13 (18.57%) Network Engineer
5 11 (15.71%) Administrator
5 11 (15.71%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (14.29%) DevOps Administrator
7 9 (12.86%) Linux Administrator
7 9 (12.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 9 (12.86%) Senior Network Engineer
7 9 (12.86%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (11.43%) AWS Administrator
8 8 (11.43%) AWS DevOps
8 8 (11.43%) Linux DevOps Administrator
8 8 (11.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 5 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.71%) GWT
1 18 (25.71%) REST
1 18 (25.71%) Vaadin
2 15 (21.43%) LDAP
3 7 (10.00%) LAMP
4 6 (8.57%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
5 5 (7.14%) OpenVZ
6 4 (5.71%) Web Services
7 3 (4.29%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 14 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (7.14%) Clustering
4 4 (5.71%) Replication
4 4 (5.71%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 67 (95.71%) Linux
2 29 (41.43%) Windows
3 21 (30.00%) Ubuntu
4 15 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 14 (20.00%) Debian
6 12 (17.14%) Unix
7 7 (10.00%) Solaris
8 6 (8.57%) CentOS
9 5 (7.14%) OpenBSD
10 2 (2.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (61.43%) DevOps
2 30 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (32.86%) Microservices
4 19 (27.14%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (25.71%) BDD
5 18 (25.71%) TDD
6 14 (20.00%) Open Source
7 13 (18.57%) DNA
7 13 (18.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 10 (14.29%) Analytics
8 10 (14.29%) Deep Learning
8 10 (14.29%) Video Analytics
9 9 (12.86%) Configuration Management
10 6 (8.57%) Change Management
10 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
11 5 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
12 4 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (5.71%) Load Balancing
12 4 (5.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (48.57%) Python
2 30 (42.86%) Java
3 18 (25.71%) Clojure
3 18 (25.71%) Groovy
3 18 (25.71%) Scala
4 13 (18.57%) Bash Shell
5 10 (14.29%) PHP
6 9 (12.86%) Perl
7 8 (11.43%) Ruby
8 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.43%) Magik
Qualifications
1 13 (18.57%) CCIE
1 13 (18.57%) CCNA
1 13 (18.57%) CCNP
1 13 (18.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.29%) QA
System Software
1 19 (27.14%) KVM
2 14 (20.00%) NFS
2 14 (20.00%) pfSense
2 14 (20.00%) Samba
3 7 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.71%) Ceph
4 4 (5.71%) Corosync
4 4 (5.71%) DRBD
4 4 (5.71%) iptables
5 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.86%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.43%) Postfix
6 1 (1.43%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 29 (41.43%) Ansible
2 26 (37.14%) Puppet
3 20 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (25.71%) Icinga
5 14 (20.00%) Terraform
5 14 (20.00%) ZABBIX
6 6 (8.57%) Cacti
6 6 (8.57%) Nagios
7 5 (7.14%) Munin
8 4 (5.71%) Pacemaker
9 1 (1.43%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 14 (20.00%) PagerDuty
2 13 (18.57%) Cisco
2 13 (18.57%) Palo Alto
2 13 (18.57%) SonicWALL
3 9 (12.86%) Red Hat
4 7 (10.00%) Oracle
4 7 (10.00%) VMware
5 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.14%) Percona
6 5 (7.14%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.29%) Xero
8 1 (1.43%) Juniper
8 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.43%) SAP