The table below looks at the statistics for Cacti skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cacti over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cacti
Rank 241 250 255
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Cacti 3 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.045% 0.043% 0.082%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.92% 0.76% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Average salary £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
Cacti
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
327 396 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.95% 5.72% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 252 297 254
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Cacti
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cacti across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Cacti Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cacti
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cacti across the North West region.

Cacti Salary Trend in the North West

Cacti
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cacti within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 2 £36,250 -
Manchester +7 1 - -
Cacti
England

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Cacti also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cacti.

1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Apache
1 6 (75.00%) Nagios
2 5 (62.50%) VoIP
2 5 (62.50%) PHP
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (37.50%) nginx
4 3 (37.50%) CentOS
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) LAMP
4 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) Perl
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) Asterisk PBX
4 3 (37.50%) Puppet
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) Percona
4 3 (37.50%) iptables
5 2 (25.00%) Pacemaker
5 2 (25.00%) Rsyslog
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Ceph
5 2 (25.00%) Bacula

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Cacti also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cacti. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) nginx
3 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) VoIP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (25.00%) OpenVPN
3 2 (25.00%) LLU
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (12.50%) RTP
4 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
4 1 (12.50%) SSH
4 1 (12.50%) MRTG
4 1 (12.50%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) IP Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) CentOS
4 2 (25.00%) OpenBSD
4 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (25.00%) FreeBSD
5 1 (12.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) HNC
1 2 (25.00%) HND
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) iptables
2 2 (25.00%) SpamAssassin
2 2 (25.00%) OpenSIPS
2 2 (25.00%) Corosync
2 2 (25.00%) KVM
2 2 (25.00%) Ceph
2 2 (25.00%) NFS
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Postfix
2 2 (25.00%) Sendmail
2 2 (25.00%) Varnish
2 2 (25.00%) Dovecot
2 2 (25.00%) Openswan
3 1 (12.50%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Nagios
2 3 (37.50%) Puppet
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (25.00%) Munin
3 2 (25.00%) Zenoss
3 2 (25.00%) yum
3 2 (25.00%) logstash
3 2 (25.00%) Rsyslog
3 2 (25.00%) Bacula
3 2 (25.00%) Pacemaker
4 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (37.50%) Percona
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Redback
3 2 (25.00%) Huawei
3 2 (25.00%) Fujitsu
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Dell