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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 28 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux iptables
UK
6 months to
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1199 913 847
Rank change year-on-year -286 -66 +200
Permanent jobs citing iptables 51 48 13
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.045% 0.016%
As % of the System Software category 0.16% 0.25% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 31 42 10
10th Percentile £31,000 £39,000 £23,500
25th Percentile £33,750 £41,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,000 £50,000 £68,750
Median % change year-on-year -6.00% -27.27% +52.78%
75th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £72,500 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £51,250 £75,000
% change year-on-year -26.83% -31.67% +66.67%

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 31,457 19,577 13,891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.74% 18.55% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 15,677 14,164 11,489
10th Percentile £28,019 £30,000 £27,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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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 28 June 2022.

Salary histogram for iptables in the UK

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Top 12 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 28 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Work from Home -249 37 £55,000 -15.38% 1
England -241 36 £46,000 -16.36% 1
UK excluding London -117 22 £37,500 -26.83%
London -270 16 £70,000 +40.00% 1
South East -74 7 £37,500 -46.43%
Midlands - 7 £70,000 -
East Midlands - 6 - -
Wales - 4 £34,750 -
North of England -93 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
South West - 2 £51,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, 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 46 (90.20%) Linux
2 31 (60.78%) Python
3 29 (56.86%) DNS
4 24 (47.06%) Firewall
5 20 (39.22%) HTTP
6 19 (37.25%) Network Security
7 18 (35.29%) VPN
7 18 (35.29%) Social Skills
8 17 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 17 (33.33%) BGP
8 17 (33.33%) CentOS
8 17 (33.33%) AWS
9 16 (31.37%) Ansible
10 14 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (27.45%) Red Hat
10 14 (27.45%) TCP/IP
11 13 (25.49%) tcpdump
11 13 (25.49%) High Availability
12 12 (23.53%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (23.53%) Network+ Certification
12 12 (23.53%) Wireshark
12 12 (23.53%) Snort
12 12 (23.53%) DHCP
12 12 (23.53%) .NET
12 12 (23.53%) CCNA
12 12 (23.53%) SSCP
12 12 (23.53%) Shell Script
12 12 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (23.53%) CompTIA Security+
12 12 (23.53%) Employee Productivity

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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 6 (11.76%) Apache
2 4 (7.84%) nginx
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 17 (33.33%) AWS
2 12 (23.53%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (15.69%) GCP
4 5 (9.80%) AWS Direct Connect
5 4 (7.84%) Azure
5 4 (7.84%) GitHub
5 4 (7.84%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 29 (56.86%) DNS
2 24 (47.06%) Firewall
3 20 (39.22%) HTTP
4 19 (37.25%) Network Security
5 18 (35.29%) VPN
6 17 (33.33%) BGP
7 14 (27.45%) TCP/IP
8 13 (25.49%) tcpdump
9 12 (23.53%) DHCP
9 12 (23.53%) Wireshark
10 9 (17.65%) IPsec
11 7 (13.73%) iSCSI
11 7 (13.73%) VLAN
12 5 (9.80%) HTTPS
12 5 (9.80%) IPv6
12 5 (9.80%) OpenVPN
12 5 (9.80%) SNMP
13 3 (5.88%) Kerberos
13 3 (5.88%) NAS
13 3 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) MariaDB
1 10 (19.61%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (15.69%) MySQL
3 5 (9.80%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
1 8 (15.69%) Visual Studio Code
1 8 (15.69%) webpack
2 4 (7.84%) Babel
2 4 (7.84%) Codespaces
General
1 18 (35.29%) Social Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Public Sector
3 4 (7.84%) Documentation Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Marketing
3 4 (7.84%) Publishing
3 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.92%) Legal
6 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Security Engineer
2 12 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 12 (23.53%) Network Security Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Full Stack Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Senior Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Installations Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Principal Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Lead Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Open Source Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Open Source Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Administrator
9 1 (1.96%) Support Specialist
9 1 (1.96%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) .NET
2 8 (15.69%) AngularJS
2 8 (15.69%) CSS
2 8 (15.69%) CSS3
2 8 (15.69%) HTML
2 8 (15.69%) HTML5
2 8 (15.69%) Node.js
2 8 (15.69%) React
2 8 (15.69%) Vue.js
3 4 (7.84%) Keras
3 4 (7.84%) LAMP
3 4 (7.84%) Sass
3 4 (7.84%) TensorFlow
3 4 (7.84%) WebSockets
4 3 (5.88%) LDAP
4 3 (5.88%) YAML
5 1 (1.96%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (1.96%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (15.69%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (7.84%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) NHS
5 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 46 (90.20%) Linux
2 17 (33.33%) CentOS
3 9 (17.65%) Windows
4 7 (13.73%) Ubuntu
4 7 (13.73%) Unix
5 6 (11.76%) Debian
5 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
6 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.84%) Solaris
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) High Availability
2 12 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (23.53%) Employee Productivity
3 9 (17.65%) Security Patching
4 8 (15.69%) Agile
4 8 (15.69%) Full Stack Development
4 8 (15.69%) OOP
4 8 (15.69%) Technical Debt
5 7 (13.73%) Change Management
5 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
5 7 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (11.76%) ITIL
7 5 (9.80%) Application Security
7 5 (9.80%) CRM
7 5 (9.80%) DDoS Mitigation
7 5 (9.80%) Incident Management
7 5 (9.80%) Inventory Management
7 5 (9.80%) Open Source
7 5 (9.80%) OWASP
8 4 (7.84%) Crowdsourcing
Programming Languages
1 31 (60.78%) Python
2 12 (23.53%) Shell Script
3 11 (21.57%) Perl
4 9 (17.65%) PHP
5 8 (15.69%) Go
5 8 (15.69%) Java
5 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
5 8 (15.69%) Ruby
5 8 (15.69%) SQL
6 7 (13.73%) Bash
7 4 (7.84%) ES6
7 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
7 4 (7.84%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (23.53%) CCNA
2 12 (23.53%) CompTIA Security+
2 12 (23.53%) Network+ Certification
2 12 (23.53%) SSCP
3 4 (7.84%) Degree
4 2 (3.92%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) SLA
2 3 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.96%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 12 (23.53%) Snort
2 9 (17.65%) Docker
3 6 (11.76%) NFS
4 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.92%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.92%) vSphere
6 1 (1.96%) GlusterFS
6 1 (1.96%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (31.37%) Ansible
2 8 (15.69%) Docker Swarm
2 8 (15.69%) Puppet
3 7 (13.73%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (9.80%) Grafana
4 5 (9.80%) Icinga
4 5 (9.80%) ZABBIX
5 4 (7.84%) Kubernetes
5 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (3.92%) CASB
6 2 (3.92%) Nagios
6 2 (3.92%) Pingdom
6 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (3.92%) yum
7 1 (1.96%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.96%) Proxmox
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Red Hat
2 8 (15.69%) Google
3 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.76%) Oracle
4 4 (7.84%) Cisco
4 4 (7.84%) ServiceNow
4 4 (7.84%) Twitter
5 3 (5.88%) VMware
6 2 (3.92%) CyberArk
6 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.96%) New Relic