Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FreeBSD
UK
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1084 1166 1172
Rank change year-on-year +82 +6 +113
Permanent jobs citing FreeBSD 49 28 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.016% 0.034%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.13% 0.064% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 43 19 51
UK median annual salary £55,000 £35,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.93% -21.11% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £29,950 £33,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £52,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +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 37,150 43,722 45,671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.20% 24.49% 24.70%
Number of salaries quoted 29,863 35,349 38,714
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for FreeBSD in the UK

FreeBSD
Top 7 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 10 December 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 +73 49 £55,000 +54.93% 7
UK excluding London +65 29 £45,000 -10.00% 5
London +95 20 £67,500 +92.86% 2
South East +28 15 £45,000 -10.00% 4
South West +16 11 £47,500 -2.56%
North West - 3 £40,000 -
North of England - 3 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 49 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (77.55%) Python
3 34 (69.39%) DevOps
4 33 (67.35%) Ansible
5 32 (65.31%) Puppet
6 27 (55.10%) Opscode Chef
7 26 (53.06%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (48.98%) Windows
8 24 (48.98%) Firewall
9 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (44.90%) Ubuntu
11 19 (38.78%) Amazon AWS
12 18 (36.73%) Jenkins
12 18 (36.73%) KVM
13 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
14 16 (32.65%) LDAP
14 16 (32.65%) Terraform
15 15 (30.61%) Linux Command Line
15 15 (30.61%) PagerDuty
15 15 (30.61%) pfSense
15 15 (30.61%) OPNsense
15 15 (30.61%) NFS
15 15 (30.61%) DNS
15 15 (30.61%) ZABBIX
15 15 (30.61%) Open Source
15 15 (30.61%) SaaS
15 15 (30.61%) OpenVPN
15 15 (30.61%) Samba
15 15 (30.61%) Debian
16 13 (26.53%) Unix

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 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.16%) Apache
2 4 (8.16%) nginx
3 3 (6.12%) CloudStack
3 3 (6.12%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.04%) Smallworld
Cloud Services
1 19 (38.78%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (30.61%) SaaS
3 1 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.04%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 24 (48.98%) Firewall
2 15 (30.61%) DNS
2 15 (30.61%) OpenVPN
2 15 (30.61%) OPNsense
3 7 (14.29%) BGP
3 7 (14.29%) L2TP
3 7 (14.29%) MPLS
3 7 (14.29%) SMTP
3 7 (14.29%) WAN
4 5 (10.20%) Broadband
5 4 (8.16%) IPv4
5 4 (8.16%) IPv6
5 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.08%) HTTP
7 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (53.06%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (22.45%) MySQL
3 6 (12.24%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.16%) InfluxDB
4 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.16%) Neo4j
4 4 (8.16%) Redis
5 1 (2.04%) GIS
5 1 (2.04%) QGIS
5 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (36.73%) Jenkins
2 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.16%) JUnit
3 4 (8.16%) Spock
4 1 (2.04%) JIRA
4 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (2.04%) Billing
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
1 1 (2.04%) Games
1 1 (2.04%) Publishing
1 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Administrator
1 15 (30.61%) DevOps Engineer
1 15 (30.61%) Systems Administrator
2 14 (28.57%) DevOps Administrator
3 12 (24.49%) Linux Administrator
3 12 (24.49%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 12 (24.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 12 (24.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 11 (22.45%) AWS Administrator
4 11 (22.45%) AWS DevOps
5 7 (14.29%) Network Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Java Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Software Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) LDAP
2 6 (12.24%) LAMP
3 4 (8.16%) GWT
3 4 (8.16%) REST
3 4 (8.16%) Vaadin
4 3 (6.12%) JSON
4 3 (6.12%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (6.12%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (6.12%) OpenVZ
4 3 (6.12%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (4.08%) Web Services
6 1 (2.04%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (18.37%) Data Centre
3 6 (12.24%) Clustering
4 4 (8.16%) Virtual Team
5 3 (6.12%) PKI
6 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.08%) Replication
7 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (48.98%) Windows
3 22 (44.90%) Ubuntu
4 15 (30.61%) Debian
5 13 (26.53%) Unix
6 7 (14.29%) Solaris
6 7 (14.29%) Windows Server
7 4 (8.16%) CentOS
8 3 (6.12%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (69.39%) DevOps
2 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.61%) Open Source
4 11 (22.45%) Analytics
4 11 (22.45%) Microservices
4 11 (22.45%) Video Analytics
5 10 (20.41%) Deep Learning
6 9 (18.37%) Configuration Management
7 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (14.29%) Change Management
8 7 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
8 7 (14.29%) DNA
9 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
10 5 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (10.20%) Task Automation
11 4 (8.16%) Benchmarking
11 4 (8.16%) Data Science
11 4 (8.16%) High Availability
11 4 (8.16%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (77.55%) Python
2 13 (26.53%) Java
3 12 (24.49%) Bash Shell
4 11 (22.45%) Ruby
5 8 (16.33%) Perl
6 7 (14.29%) PHP
7 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
8 4 (8.16%) Clojure
8 4 (8.16%) Groovy
8 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
8 4 (8.16%) Scala
9 3 (6.12%) SQL
10 1 (2.04%) C#
10 1 (2.04%) C++
10 1 (2.04%) Magik
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) CCIE
1 7 (14.29%) CCNA
1 7 (14.29%) CCNP
1 7 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (6.12%) Degree
System Software
1 18 (36.73%) KVM
2 15 (30.61%) NFS
2 15 (30.61%) pfSense
2 15 (30.61%) Samba
3 3 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.08%) Ceph
4 2 (4.08%) Corosync
4 2 (4.08%) Docker
4 2 (4.08%) DRBD
4 2 (4.08%) iptables
5 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.04%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 33 (67.35%) Ansible
2 32 (65.31%) Puppet
3 27 (55.10%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (32.65%) Terraform
5 15 (30.61%) ZABBIX
6 4 (8.16%) Icinga
6 4 (8.16%) Rundeck
7 3 (6.12%) Cacti
7 3 (6.12%) Munin
7 3 (6.12%) Nagios
8 2 (4.08%) Kubernetes
8 2 (4.08%) Pacemaker
9 1 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (2.04%) HAProxy
9 1 (2.04%) Packer
9 1 (2.04%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) PagerDuty
2 7 (14.29%) Cisco
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle
2 7 (14.29%) Palo Alto
2 7 (14.29%) SonicWALL
3 6 (12.24%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.12%) Percona
4 3 (6.12%) SolarWinds
4 3 (6.12%) VMware
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.04%) New Relic
6 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.04%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.04%) SAP
6 1 (2.04%) Xero