Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux iptables
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 684 1049 1088
Rank change year-on-year +365 +39 -6
Permanent jobs citing iptables 10 46 103
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.032% 0.061%
As % of the System Software category 0.11% 0.19% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8 44 90
Median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -19.05% -8.70%
10th Percentile £23,500 £37,000 £32,125
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £25,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -41.18% +6.25% +5.26%

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 9,420 24,516 24,728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.64% 17.31% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7,868 20,059 20,181
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £30,750 £25,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.82% - +10.39%

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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 18 September 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 18 September 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
UK excluding London +298 8 £25,000 -41.18% 1
England +315 7 £52,500 +23.53% 2
East of England +135 3 £80,000 +33.33%
Work from Home - 3 £25,000 - 1
Scotland - 3 £25,000 -
London +242 2 £55,000 +37.50% 1
South East +186 2 £50,000 +17.65% 1

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) Docker
3 7 (70.00%) DevOps
4 6 (60.00%) Kubernetes
4 6 (60.00%) Terraform
4 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (60.00%) Firewall
5 5 (50.00%) VPN
5 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) Ubuntu
5 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (40.00%) Puppet
6 4 (40.00%) AWS
6 4 (40.00%) Open Source
6 4 (40.00%) Ansible
6 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (40.00%) Juniper
6 4 (40.00%) Migration
6 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure as Code
7 3 (30.00%) Amazon ECS
7 3 (30.00%) Lets Encrypt
7 3 (30.00%) Nightwatchjs
7 3 (30.00%) Serverless
7 3 (30.00%) Gluu
7 3 (30.00%) AWS Fargate
7 3 (30.00%) Decision-Making
7 3 (30.00%) Debian
7 3 (30.00%) Replication

iptables
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 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (30.00%) Gluu
2 2 (20.00%) Confluence
2 2 (20.00%) nginx
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) AWS
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon ECS
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (30.00%) AWS Fargate
2 3 (30.00%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (30.00%) Azure
2 3 (30.00%) GitHub
2 3 (30.00%) Serverless
2 3 (30.00%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (10.00%) G Suite
3 1 (10.00%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (30.00%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (30.00%) OpenVPN
3 3 (30.00%) SSL
3 3 (30.00%) tcpdump
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) PPP
5 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (10.00%) HTTP
5 1 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (10.00%) SSH
5 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
1 3 (30.00%) Redis
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (20.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) SonarQube
4 1 (10.00%) Ant
4 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) GitLab
4 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Head of DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (30.00%) Nightwatchjs
1 3 (30.00%) Node.js
1 3 (30.00%) OpenID
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) LAMP
3 1 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (30.00%) Debian
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) CoreOS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) DevOps
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (30.00%) Decision-Making
4 3 (30.00%) High Availability
4 3 (30.00%) Information Security
4 3 (30.00%) Kanban
4 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (30.00%) MapReduce
4 3 (30.00%) Patch Management
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Task Automation
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (30.00%) AWK
3 3 (30.00%) Go
3 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (30.00%) sed
4 2 (20.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Kubernetes
1 6 (60.00%) Terraform
2 4 (40.00%) Ansible
2 4 (40.00%) Puppet
3 3 (30.00%) Kibana
3 3 (30.00%) logstash
3 3 (30.00%) Munin
3 3 (30.00%) Nagios
3 3 (30.00%) OSSEC
3 3 (30.00%) Packer
4 1 (10.00%) HAProxy
4 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Juniper
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Lets Encrypt
2 3 (30.00%) New Relic
2 3 (30.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (20.00%) SaltStack
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Google
4 1 (10.00%) hybris
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) VMware