Period
to 3 March 2021

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 3 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux iptables
UK
6 months to
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 803 978 1052
Rank change year-on-year +175 +74 +46
Permanent jobs citing iptables 9 31 71
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.025% 0.048%
As % of the System Software category 0.065% 0.15% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9 25 59
Median annual salary £42,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £41,250 £48,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +47.06% -13.27%

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 13,830 20,774 23,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.27% 17.00% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 11,401 17,178 19,352
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,993 £25,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%

iptables
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for iptables in the UK

iptables
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for iptables in the UK

iptables
Top 4 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 3 March 2021. 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 +190 9 £42,500 -32.00% 2
London +178 7 £42,500 -29.17%
UK excluding London +128 2 £50,000 -20.00% 2
South East +114 2 £50,000 -33.33% 1

For the 6 months to 3 March 2021, 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 9 (100.00%) C
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Apache
2 7 (77.78%) Tomcat
2 7 (77.78%) Perl
2 7 (77.78%) PHP
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) IIS
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) PBX
2 7 (77.78%) SNMP
2 7 (77.78%) VPN
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) HP
2 7 (77.78%) Nortel
2 7 (77.78%) Juniper
2 7 (77.78%) Internet
2 7 (77.78%) BGP
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) XMPP
2 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) Load Balancing
2 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 7 (77.78%) SonicWALL
2 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (77.78%) ZABBIX
2 7 (77.78%) Postfix
2 7 (77.78%) nginx

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 7 (77.78%) Apache
1 7 (77.78%) ejabberd
1 7 (77.78%) IIS
1 7 (77.78%) nginx
1 7 (77.78%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Asterisk PBX
1 7 (77.78%) BGP
1 7 (77.78%) Diameter Protocol
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
1 7 (77.78%) Internet
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) PBX
1 7 (77.78%) SNMP
1 7 (77.78%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (77.78%) Games
2 2 (22.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Network Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Network Systems Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Debian
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Architectural Design
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
1 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (77.78%) High Availability
1 7 (77.78%) Load Balancing
1 7 (77.78%) Open Source
1 7 (77.78%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (22.22%) Software Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C
2 7 (77.78%) Bash Shell
2 7 (77.78%) Perl
2 7 (77.78%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
3 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Kamailio
1 7 (77.78%) KVM
1 7 (77.78%) Postfix
1 7 (77.78%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) Ansible
1 7 (77.78%) Galera Cluster
1 7 (77.78%) HAProxy
1 7 (77.78%) Puppet
1 7 (77.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
1 7 (77.78%) GENBAND
1 7 (77.78%) HP
1 7 (77.78%) Juniper
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) Mitel
1 7 (77.78%) Nortel
1 7 (77.78%) Percona
1 7 (77.78%) SonicWALL