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 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux iptables
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 790 908 887
Rank change year-on-year +118 -21  
Permanent jobs citing iptables 71 54 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.082% 0.052% 0.076%
As % of the System Software category 0.67% 0.42% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 59 29 46
Median salary £57,500 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.34% -1.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £39,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £63,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year -20.00% +29.03%  

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

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10619 12876 13678
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.29% 12.40% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8948 10880 11232
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

iptables
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing iptables as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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

iptables
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing iptables over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for iptables in the UK

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Top 27 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +113 70 £57,500 +22.34% 11
London +74 51 £67,500 +43.61% 11
South East +73 7 £41,000 -28.69%
City of London +43 4 £48,000 -14.66% 2
East of England +9 4 £40,000 -36.00%
Crawley - 4 £39,250 -
West Sussex - 4 £39,250 -
Cambridgeshire +11 3 £40,000 -
Cambridge -2 3 £40,000 -
South West - 3 £51,250 -
West Midlands +17 2 £40,000 -11.11%
East Midlands +12 2 - -
Derby - 2 - -
Malvern - 2 £40,000 -
Somerset - 2 £47,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £40,000 -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
Berkshire +25 1 £65,000 +13.04%
Ipswich +24 1 £70,000 +12.00%
Yorkshire +22 1 £37,500 -
Suffolk +20 1 £70,000 +12.00%
Wiltshire - 1 £55,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Swindon - 1 £55,000 -
York - 1 £37,500 -
Slough - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT jobs citing iptables also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for iptables.

1 111 (98.23%) Linux
2 60 (53.10%) Windows
3 53 (46.90%) Python
3 53 (46.90%) Red Hat
4 50 (44.25%) Perl
5 48 (42.48%) Apache
6 46 (40.71%) TCP/IP
7 41 (36.28%) MySQL
7 41 (36.28%) CentOS
8 37 (32.74%) VMware
9 36 (31.86%) PostgreSQL
10 35 (30.97%) Bash Shell
11 34 (30.09%) Nagios
11 34 (30.09%) SELinux
12 32 (28.32%) DNS
12 32 (28.32%) Tomcat
12 32 (28.32%) Puppet
13 31 (27.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 31 (27.43%) Firewall
14 28 (24.78%) Unix
15 27 (23.89%) Degree
15 27 (23.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 26 (23.01%) Change Control
16 26 (23.01%) Oracle
17 25 (22.12%) DevOps
18 24 (21.24%) Shell Script
18 24 (21.24%) Amazon AWS
19 23 (20.35%) Information Security
19 23 (20.35%) Identity Management
19 23 (20.35%) LDAP

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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 48 (42.48%) Apache
2 32 (28.32%) Tomcat
3 17 (15.04%) IIS
4 12 (10.62%) nginx
5 7 (6.19%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (6.19%) JBoss
6 5 (4.42%) Jetty
6 5 (4.42%) Traefik
7 4 (3.54%) Liferay
8 3 (2.65%) Confluence
8 3 (2.65%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.77%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.88%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.88%) SAS
10 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 24 (21.24%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.19%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (3.54%) SaaS
4 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.77%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.77%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.77%) G Suite
5 2 (1.77%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.77%) Google Compute Engine
5 2 (1.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (40.71%) TCP/IP
2 32 (28.32%) DNS
3 31 (27.43%) Firewall
4 23 (20.35%) LDAP
5 21 (18.58%) SSH
6 18 (15.93%) VPN
7 17 (15.04%) SAN
8 14 (12.39%) VLAN
9 12 (10.62%) DHCP
9 12 (10.62%) IPsec
9 12 (10.62%) Kerberos
10 10 (8.85%) HTTP
11 9 (7.96%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (6.19%) Internet
12 7 (6.19%) ISDN
13 6 (5.31%) FTP
14 5 (4.42%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (4.42%) iSCSI
14 5 (4.42%) Network Security
14 5 (4.42%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (36.28%) MySQL
2 36 (31.86%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (12.39%) SQL Server
4 13 (11.50%) Relational Database
5 12 (10.62%) DB2
6 8 (7.08%) NoSQL
7 7 (6.19%) MongoDB
7 7 (6.19%) RDBMS
8 5 (4.42%) Neo4j
9 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.54%) Redis
10 2 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.77%) Big Data
10 2 (1.77%) BigQuery
10 2 (1.77%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 16 (14.16%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.96%) Jenkins
2 9 (7.96%) Subversion
3 6 (5.31%) JIRA
4 5 (4.42%) GCC
4 5 (4.42%) Vagrant
5 4 (3.54%) Hudson
6 3 (2.65%) Ant
6 3 (2.65%) Maven
7 2 (1.77%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.77%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (1.77%) Trac
General
1 9 (7.96%) Finance
2 6 (5.31%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.54%) Publishing
3 4 (3.54%) Retail
4 2 (1.77%) Back Office
4 2 (1.77%) Marketing
4 2 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 41 (36.28%) Linux Engineer
2 34 (30.09%) Administrator
3 28 (24.78%) Systems Administrator
4 26 (23.01%) Linux Administrator
5 24 (21.24%) Security Engineer
6 20 (17.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 17 (15.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (10.62%) Unix Engineer
9 11 (9.73%) Information Security Engineer
10 8 (7.08%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (6.19%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (5.31%) Unix Linux Engineer
13 5 (4.42%) Lead DevOps
14 4 (3.54%) Architect
14 4 (3.54%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 4 (3.54%) Network Engineer
14 4 (3.54%) Site Engineer
14 4 (3.54%) Support Engineer
15 3 (2.65%) Java Engineer
15 3 (2.65%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.47%) LAMP
2 11 (9.73%) LAPP Stack
3 7 (6.19%) HornetQ
3 7 (6.19%) Kafka
3 7 (6.19%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (5.31%) Web Services
5 5 (4.42%) JMX
5 5 (4.42%) RESTful
6 4 (3.54%) JDBC
7 3 (2.65%) Django
7 3 (2.65%) jQuery
7 3 (2.65%) Spring Boot
8 2 (1.77%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (1.77%) Google Maps API
8 2 (1.77%) JMS
8 2 (1.77%) OAuth
8 2 (1.77%) REST
8 2 (1.77%) Symfony
9 1 (0.88%) CSS
9 1 (0.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.58%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.96%) Clustering
3 7 (6.19%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (4.42%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.54%) Device Driver
5 4 (3.54%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.54%) iPad
5 4 (3.54%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.65%) Replication
7 2 (1.77%) Celerra
7 2 (1.77%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.77%) Fintech
7 2 (1.77%) Photography
8 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.88%) DataPower
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 111 (98.23%) Linux
2 60 (53.10%) Windows
3 41 (36.28%) CentOS
4 28 (24.78%) Unix
5 27 (23.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 22 (19.47%) Debian
7 14 (12.39%) Windows Server
8 12 (10.62%) Solaris
9 11 (9.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.65%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.77%) Fedora
11 2 (1.77%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.77%) VMS
11 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.88%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.01%) Change Control
2 25 (22.12%) DevOps
3 23 (20.35%) Compliance Audit
3 23 (20.35%) Identity Management
3 23 (20.35%) Information Security
4 19 (16.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (16.81%) SIEM
5 18 (15.93%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (13.27%) Load Balancing
8 13 (11.50%) Mentoring
8 13 (11.50%) Open Source
8 13 (11.50%) Server Building
8 13 (11.50%) Statistics
9 12 (10.62%) High Availability
9 12 (10.62%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (10.62%) Patch Management
10 11 (9.73%) Asset Management
10 11 (9.73%) Capacity Management
10 11 (9.73%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (46.90%) Python
2 50 (44.25%) Perl
3 35 (30.97%) Bash Shell
4 24 (21.24%) Shell Script
5 22 (19.47%) Ruby
6 21 (18.58%) Java
7 12 (10.62%) SQL
8 9 (7.96%) PHP
9 6 (5.31%) AWK
9 6 (5.31%) sed
10 5 (4.42%) Go
11 4 (3.54%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.65%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.77%) C
13 2 (1.77%) C#
13 2 (1.77%) C++
14 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (23.89%) Degree
2 11 (9.73%) RHCE
3 5 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.65%) CCNA
4 3 (2.65%) RHCSA
4 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.77%) CCNP
5 2 (1.77%) HND
5 2 (1.77%) MCP
5 2 (1.77%) MCSA
5 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (27.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (15.04%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (13.27%) KVM
4 14 (12.39%) Docker
5 13 (11.50%) NFS
5 13 (11.50%) Samba
6 11 (9.73%) Firmware
6 11 (9.73%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 8 (7.08%) Hyper-V
7 8 (7.08%) pfSense
8 7 (6.19%) Active Directory
8 7 (6.19%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (6.19%) Xen
9 6 (5.31%) Gluster
9 6 (5.31%) Postfix
9 6 (5.31%) Snort
10 5 (4.42%) Ceph
10 5 (4.42%) etcd
11 4 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (3.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (30.09%) Nagios
1 34 (30.09%) SELinux
2 32 (28.32%) Puppet
3 19 (16.81%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (15.04%) Ansible
4 17 (15.04%) Cacti
5 12 (10.62%) HAProxy
5 12 (10.62%) Oracle ZFS
5 12 (10.62%) Red Hat Satellite
6 11 (9.73%) HP Data Protector
6 11 (9.73%) NetBackup
7 9 (7.96%) CFEngine
8 8 (7.08%) Grafana
9 6 (5.31%) Prometheus
10 5 (4.42%) Kubernetes
10 5 (4.42%) Terraform
11 4 (3.54%) Nmap
12 3 (2.65%) cPanel
12 3 (2.65%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (2.65%) Plesk
Vendors
1 53 (46.90%) Red Hat
2 37 (32.74%) VMware
3 26 (23.01%) Oracle
4 22 (19.47%) Cisco
5 17 (15.04%) NetApp
6 15 (13.27%) HP
7 13 (11.50%) Sun
8 6 (5.31%) EMC
9 5 (4.42%) New Relic
10 4 (3.54%) Novell
10 4 (3.54%) SAP
11 3 (2.65%) Dell
11 3 (2.65%) F5
11 3 (2.65%) Infobright
11 3 (2.65%) PagerDuty
11 3 (2.65%) Qualys
11 3 (2.65%) Splunk
11 3 (2.65%) Symantec
12 2 (1.77%) Atlassian
12 2 (1.77%) Talend
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: 45,000 to £70,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £40-55,000 + Bens
Posted: 19 days ago
London
ABILITY Resorucing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
Kcom Group Plc
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago