Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux iptables
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1044 1054 1090
Rank change year-on-year +10 +36 +20
Permanent jobs citing iptables 66 120 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.070% 0.061%
As % of the System Software category 0.28% 0.53% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 58 104 84
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.90% +0.91% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,675 £32,650
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,425 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £41,750 £53,750
% change year-on-year -4.19% -22.33% +48.28%

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 23,422 22,485 21,528
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.50% 13.05% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19,068 18,746 17,878
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for iptables in the UK

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Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing iptables.

Salary trend for iptables in the UK

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Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing iptables over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019. 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 +3 64 £55,000 -0.90% 11
London +7 38 £67,500 +8.00% 1
UK excluding London +28 28 £40,000 -4.19% 10
South East +31 14 £40,000 -27.27% 4
East of England +26 7 £37,500 -6.25% 4
North of England +20 4 £40,000 +0.63% 1
North West - 3 £40,000 -
Midlands +33 1 - - 1
West Midlands +33 1 - - 1
Yorkshire +11 1 £38,000 -4.40% 1
Wales - 1 £57,500 -
Scotland - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 63 (95.45%) Linux
2 36 (54.55%) DevOps
3 34 (51.52%) Docker
3 34 (51.52%) Degree
4 32 (48.48%) Amazon AWS
5 31 (46.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 29 (43.94%) Firewall
7 28 (42.42%) Computer Science
7 28 (42.42%) Bash Shell
8 27 (40.91%) nginx
9 25 (37.88%) Python
10 23 (34.85%) Apache
10 23 (34.85%) Windows
10 23 (34.85%) Redis
11 21 (31.82%) Opscode Chef
12 20 (30.30%) LAMP
13 19 (28.79%) MySQL
14 18 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (27.27%) LEMP Stack
15 17 (25.76%) NoSQL
15 17 (25.76%) Tomcat
16 16 (24.24%) DNS
16 16 (24.24%) Finance
16 16 (24.24%) VMware
16 16 (24.24%) Ruby
16 16 (24.24%) Google
16 16 (24.24%) Jenkins
16 16 (24.24%) Google Cloud Platform
17 15 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
17 15 (22.73%) Puppet

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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 27 (40.91%) nginx
2 23 (34.85%) Apache
3 17 (25.76%) Tomcat
4 13 (19.70%) WebSphere
5 7 (10.61%) IIS
6 3 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (4.55%) Skype for Business
7 2 (3.03%) CloudStack
7 2 (3.03%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Adobe Premiere
2 3 (4.55%) Avid Media Composer
Cloud Services
1 32 (48.48%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (24.24%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (6.06%) Office 365
5 3 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (4.55%) Datadog
6 1 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.52%) G Suite
6 1 (1.52%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (43.94%) Firewall
2 16 (24.24%) DNS
3 13 (19.70%) BIG-IP
3 13 (19.70%) VLAN
4 11 (16.67%) SSL
4 11 (16.67%) VPN
5 10 (15.15%) SSH
6 6 (9.09%) DHCP
7 4 (6.06%) Internet
7 4 (6.06%) Wireshark
8 3 (4.55%) Skype
8 3 (4.55%) SMTP
8 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.55%) VoIP
9 2 (3.03%) BGP
9 2 (3.03%) HTTP
10 1 (1.52%) DAB
10 1 (1.52%) Kerberos
10 1 (1.52%) OSPF
10 1 (1.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.85%) Redis
2 19 (28.79%) MySQL
3 17 (25.76%) NoSQL
4 14 (21.21%) Big Data
5 13 (19.70%) Relational Database
6 7 (10.61%) MongoDB
7 6 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (4.55%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.09%) Subversion
4 4 (6.06%) Hudson
5 3 (4.55%) Selenium
6 2 (3.03%) GitLab
6 2 (3.03%) JIRA
7 1 (1.52%) Ant
7 1 (1.52%) Maven
General
1 16 (24.24%) Finance
2 12 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) Administrator
1 19 (28.79%) Systems Administrator
2 18 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
3 17 (25.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 16 (24.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (24.24%) Linux Engineer
5 15 (22.73%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 15 (22.73%) Security Engineer
6 14 (21.21%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (12.12%) DevOps Administrator
7 8 (12.12%) Linux DevOps Administrator
7 8 (12.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 7 (10.61%) Firewall Engineer
8 7 (10.61%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 7 (10.61%) SIEM Engineer
9 6 (9.09%) DevOps Systems Engineer
10 5 (7.58%) Lead DevOps
10 5 (7.58%) Systems Administration Leader
11 4 (6.06%) Junior
12 3 (4.55%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (30.30%) LAMP
2 18 (27.27%) LEMP Stack
3 7 (10.61%) LDAP
4 5 (7.58%) XML
5 4 (6.06%) CSS
5 4 (6.06%) HTML
5 4 (6.06%) Node.js
5 4 (6.06%) Web Services
6 3 (4.55%) PHP-FPM
6 3 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (3.03%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (3.03%) OpenVZ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Hedge funds
1 7 (10.61%) Linux Command Line
1 7 (10.61%) Management Information System
1 7 (10.61%) Private Cloud
2 5 (7.58%) Replication
3 3 (4.55%) Fintech
3 3 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.55%) Video Editing
4 2 (3.03%) Clustering
4 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) PKI
5 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 63 (95.45%) Linux
2 23 (34.85%) Windows
3 13 (19.70%) CentOS
3 13 (19.70%) CoreOS
4 11 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 9 (13.64%) Debian
5 9 (13.64%) Windows Server
6 5 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.06%) Windows 10
7 4 (6.06%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.55%) Android
8 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
8 3 (4.55%) Unix
8 3 (4.55%) VMS
9 2 (3.03%) FreeBSD
9 2 (3.03%) OpenBSD
9 2 (3.03%) Solaris
10 1 (1.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (54.55%) DevOps
2 28 (42.42%) Computer Science
3 18 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (21.21%) Data Loss Prevention
5 14 (21.21%) Identity Management
5 14 (21.21%) Quantitative Research
5 14 (21.21%) Security Operations
6 13 (19.70%) BDD
6 13 (19.70%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (19.70%) Kanban
6 13 (19.70%) Pair Programming
6 13 (19.70%) Scrum
6 13 (19.70%) Software Delivery
6 13 (19.70%) Software Engineering
7 12 (18.18%) E-Commerce
8 9 (13.64%) Open Source
9 8 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (10.61%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 28 (42.42%) Bash Shell
2 25 (37.88%) Python
3 16 (24.24%) Ruby
4 15 (22.73%) Shell Script
5 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.61%) PowerShell
5 7 (10.61%) SQL
6 6 (9.09%) Perl
7 5 (7.58%) Java
7 5 (7.58%) PHP
8 3 (4.55%) C++
8 3 (4.55%) Go
Qualifications
1 34 (51.52%) Degree
2 31 (46.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (51.52%) Docker
2 15 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
4 7 (10.61%) Samba
5 6 (9.09%) NFS
5 6 (9.09%) pfSense
6 5 (7.58%) Postfix
7 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
7 3 (4.55%) LXC
7 3 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (4.55%) VirtualBox
7 3 (4.55%) VMware Server
7 3 (4.55%) Xen
8 2 (3.03%) Ceph
8 2 (3.03%) Corosync
8 2 (3.03%) DRBD
8 2 (3.03%) KVM
8 2 (3.03%) Varnish
9 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (31.82%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (22.73%) Nagios
2 15 (22.73%) Puppet
3 14 (21.21%) HAProxy
4 12 (18.18%) Kubernetes
5 9 (13.64%) Ansible
6 7 (10.61%) Terraform
7 6 (9.09%) Packer
7 6 (9.09%) SmoothWall
8 5 (7.58%) SELinux
9 3 (4.55%) Fail2ban
9 3 (4.55%) Graphite
9 3 (4.55%) Kibana
10 2 (3.03%) Cacti
10 2 (3.03%) Munin
10 2 (3.03%) Opsview
10 2 (3.03%) Pacemaker
11 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (1.52%) yum
11 1 (1.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Google
1 16 (24.24%) VMware
2 15 (22.73%) Oracle
3 13 (19.70%) F5
3 13 (19.70%) Red Hat
4 6 (9.09%) SaltStack
5 3 (4.55%) Adobe
5 3 (4.55%) Avid
5 3 (4.55%) Centreon
5 3 (4.55%) Lets Encrypt
5 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.03%) Juniper
6 2 (3.03%) Percona
6 2 (3.03%) Rackspace
6 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.52%) Cisco
7 1 (1.52%) hybris
7 1 (1.52%) Splunk