Period
to 14 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for iptables skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited iptables over the 6 months to 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux iptables
UK
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 797 1051 1104
Rank change year-on-year +254 +53 -20
Permanent jobs citing iptables 12 69 104
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.047% 0.058%
As % of the System Software category 0.090% 0.28% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 59 82
Median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -10.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £23,500 £37,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £62,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £25,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -44.44% - +12.50%

iptables is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 13,374 24,752 25,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.71% 16.96% 14.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10,946 20,311 20,655
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +10.47%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,800
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.67% +11.47%

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Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing iptables as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for iptables in the UK

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Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing iptables.

Salary trend for iptables in the UK

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Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing iptables over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Salary histogram for iptables in the UK

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Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iptables within the UK over the 6 months to 14 July 2020. 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 +214 9 £68,750 +52.78% 1
UK excluding London +187 8 £25,000 -44.44%
London +180 4 £60,000 +50.00% 1
East of England +70 3 £80,000 +33.33%
Work from Home - 3 £25,000 -
Scotland - 3 £25,000 -
South East +128 2 £75,000 +76.47%

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, IT jobs citing iptables 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 iptables.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Docker
2 10 (83.33%) DevOps
3 9 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 9 (75.00%) Python
4 8 (66.67%) Puppet
5 7 (58.33%) Ansible
5 7 (58.33%) Firewall
6 6 (50.00%) Ubuntu
6 6 (50.00%) Kubernetes
6 6 (50.00%) Open Source
6 6 (50.00%) Terraform
7 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
7 5 (41.67%) Vagrant
7 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
7 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
7 5 (41.67%) VPN
8 4 (33.33%) MySQL
8 4 (33.33%) Nagios
8 4 (33.33%) Juniper
8 4 (33.33%) Migration
8 4 (33.33%) Debian
8 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (33.33%) Go
8 4 (33.33%) AWS
8 4 (33.33%) tcpdump
8 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
9 3 (25.00%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch

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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 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (25.00%) Gluu
2 2 (16.67%) Confluence
2 2 (16.67%) nginx
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon ECS
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (25.00%) AWS Fargate
2 3 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (25.00%) Azure
2 3 (25.00%) GitHub
2 3 (25.00%) Serverless
2 3 (25.00%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (8.33%) G Suite
3 1 (8.33%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) tcpdump
4 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (25.00%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (25.00%) OpenVPN
4 3 (25.00%) SSH
4 3 (25.00%) SSL
5 2 (16.67%) MPLS
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
6 1 (8.33%) DNS
6 1 (8.33%) HTTP
6 1 (8.33%) Internet
6 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (25.00%) Redis
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
1 5 (41.67%) Vagrant
2 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) SonarQube
4 1 (8.33%) Ant
4 1 (8.33%) GitLab
4 1 (8.33%) Maven
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Head of DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (25.00%) Nightwatchjs
1 3 (25.00%) Node.js
1 3 (25.00%) OpenID
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) JSON
2 2 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) YAML
3 1 (8.33%) LAMP
3 1 (8.33%) LDAP
3 1 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Internet of Things
2 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 4 (33.33%) Debian
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) CentOS
5 1 (8.33%) CoreOS
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) DevOps
2 6 (50.00%) Open Source
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
3 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (25.00%) Decision-Making
5 3 (25.00%) High Availability
5 3 (25.00%) Information Security
5 3 (25.00%) Kanban
5 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (25.00%) MapReduce
5 3 (25.00%) Patch Management
5 3 (25.00%) Task Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 2 (16.67%) Process Management
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 9 (75.00%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) Go
3 3 (25.00%) AWK
3 3 (25.00%) PHP
3 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (25.00%) sed
3 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Docker
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) KVM
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) Puppet
2 7 (58.33%) Ansible
3 6 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 6 (50.00%) Terraform
4 4 (33.33%) Nagios
5 3 (25.00%) Kibana
5 3 (25.00%) logstash
5 3 (25.00%) Munin
5 3 (25.00%) OSSEC
5 3 (25.00%) Packer
6 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (16.67%) Salt
7 1 (8.33%) HAProxy
7 1 (8.33%) Icinga
7 1 (8.33%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Juniper
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Lets Encrypt
2 3 (25.00%) New Relic
2 3 (25.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 2 (16.67%) SaltStack
3 2 (16.67%) Sun
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Google
4 1 (8.33%) hybris
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle