The table below looks at the statistics for Cacti skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cacti over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cacti
Rank 736 720 786
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +66
Permanent jobs citing Cacti 169 153 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.092%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.25% 2.37% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 151 126 98
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,997 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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

Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7509 6453 6599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.58% 6.06% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5949 5202 5336
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £63,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Cacti
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cacti Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cacti
Salary Trend

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

Cacti Salary Trend in the UK

Cacti
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cacti over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 within the UK.

Cacti Salary Histogram in the UK

Cacti
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cacti within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
England -13 161 £50,000 +17.64% 11
London +2 116 £50,000 +17.64% 5
City of London +30 28 £43,750 +2.94% 2
South East -8 20 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Surrey -10 17 £49,500 +41.42% 2
East of England -6 10 £40,000 -15.78%
Yorkshire - 8 £55,000 - 1
Suffolk - 8 £40,000 -
Ipswich - 8 £40,000 -
Scotland - 6 £35,000 -
Staines +16 5 - -
Edinburgh - 5 £35,000 -
Bristol -5 4 £24,000 -
South West -38 4 £24,000 -45.45%
West Yorkshire - 4 £55,000 - 1
Leeds - 4 £55,000 - 1
Reigate -32 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Sheffield - 3 £24,750 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £24,750 -
Manchester -9 2 £22,750 -50.00% 2
Hertfordshire -15 2 £42,500 -
North West -18 2 £22,750 -37.67% 3
Berkshire -5 1 £30,000 -45.45%
Redhill -12 1 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Coventry -14 1 £35,000 -12.50%
West Midlands -15 1 £35,000 -10.25%
Docklands, London - 1 £53,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £47,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £45,000 -

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 281 (88.92%) Linux
2 248 (78.48%) Nagios
3 169 (53.48%) MySQL
4 160 (50.63%) Perl
5 155 (49.05%) Bash Shell
6 154 (48.73%) Puppet
7 134 (42.41%) Windows
8 124 (39.24%) VMware
9 113 (35.76%) Cisco
10 112 (35.44%) Python
11 107 (33.86%) Red Hat
12 96 (30.38%) Apache
13 94 (29.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 91 (28.80%) Firewall
15 90 (28.48%) CentOS
16 88 (27.85%) LAMP
17 85 (26.90%) Ruby
18 78 (24.68%) Opscode Chef
19 77 (24.37%) TCP/IP
20 75 (23.73%) Load Balancing
21 71 (22.47%) Tomcat
21 71 (22.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 68 (21.52%) Git (software)
22 68 (21.52%) Performance Tuning
23 67 (21.20%) ZABBIX
23 67 (21.20%) Xen
24 63 (19.94%) PHP
24 63 (19.94%) KVM
25 62 (19.62%) Configuration Management
26 60 (18.99%) Ubuntu

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 96 (30.38%) Apache
2 71 (22.47%) Tomcat
3 43 (13.61%) nginx
4 33 (10.44%) WebLogic
5 18 (5.70%) SharePoint
6 17 (5.38%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (4.11%) Node.js
8 11 (3.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (3.16%) MS Exchange
9 10 (3.16%) Jetty
9 10 (3.16%) Lync
9 10 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.90%) IIS
11 4 (1.27%) SAS
12 2 (0.63%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.63%) Confluence
13 1 (0.32%) WordPress
13 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.32%) Site Server
Applications
1 20 (6.33%) MS Excel
1 20 (6.33%) MS Visio
2 11 (3.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) RMDS
1 1 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 38 (12.03%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (9.18%) SaaS
3 11 (3.48%) PaaS
3 11 (3.48%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (3.48%) GitHub
4 5 (1.58%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.58%) ElastiCache
4 5 (1.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (0.95%) IaaS
6 2 (0.63%) Office 365
6 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 91 (28.80%) Firewall
2 77 (24.37%) TCP/IP
3 60 (18.99%) IPsec
4 58 (18.35%) VPN
4 58 (18.35%) BGP
5 49 (15.51%) DNS
6 48 (15.19%) Cisco ASA
7 45 (14.24%) WAN
8 42 (13.29%) SSL
9 38 (12.03%) MPLS
10 35 (11.08%) BIG-IP
11 34 (10.76%) Cisco IOS
11 34 (10.76%) OSPF
12 33 (10.44%) TACACS
13 31 (9.81%) VLAN
14 30 (9.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 29 (9.18%) Wireless
15 29 (9.18%) SAN
16 28 (8.86%) NetScaler
17 25 (7.91%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (53.48%) MySQL
2 52 (16.46%) PostgreSQL
3 35 (11.08%) MongoDB
4 30 (9.49%) Big Data
5 28 (8.86%) DB2
6 27 (8.54%) NoSQL
7 21 (6.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 20 (6.33%) SQL Server
9 18 (5.70%) Hadoop
9 18 (5.70%) Redis
10 17 (5.38%) Riak
10 17 (5.38%) CouchDB
11 8 (2.53%) Relational Database
12 7 (2.22%) Informix
12 7 (2.22%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.58%) Couchbase
13 5 (1.58%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.95%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.95%) MariaDB
15 2 (0.63%) HBase
Development Applications
1 68 (21.52%) Git (software)
2 55 (17.41%) Jenkins
3 44 (13.92%) Subversion
4 24 (7.59%) Hudson
5 14 (4.43%) Mercurial
6 10 (3.16%) JIRA
7 5 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.58%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (7.59%) Telecoms
2 23 (7.28%) Games
3 12 (3.80%) Back Office
4 11 (3.48%) Finance
5 6 (1.90%) Publishing
6 5 (1.58%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.63%) Retail
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 151 (47.78%) Administrator
2 103 (32.59%) Linux Administrator
3 98 (31.01%) Systems Administrator
4 52 (16.46%) Network Engineer
5 51 (16.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 23 (7.28%) DevOps Engineer
7 21 (6.65%) Linux Engineer
8 17 (5.38%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 17 (5.38%) Senior Network Engineer
9 16 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
9 16 (5.06%) Security Engineer
10 15 (4.75%) Support Engineer
11 14 (4.43%) Senior Linux Administrator
11 14 (4.43%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
12 11 (3.48%) 3rd Line Support
13 10 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (3.16%) Windows Administrator
14 7 (2.22%) Engineering Manager
14 7 (2.22%) Infrastructure Manager
14 7 (2.22%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (27.85%) LAMP
2 27 (8.54%) Web Services
3 15 (4.75%) XML
4 13 (4.11%) Sphinx
5 12 (3.80%) RabbitMQ
6 11 (3.48%) AngularJS
6 11 (3.48%) Symfony
7 10 (3.16%) COM
8 8 (2.53%) Middleware
8 8 (2.53%) JMX
8 8 (2.53%) HornetQ
9 5 (1.58%) ZeroMQ
9 5 (1.58%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (1.27%) Java EE
11 2 (0.63%) WSH
12 1 (0.32%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 49 (15.51%) Open Source
2 22 (6.96%) Replication
3 17 (5.38%) Computer Science
3 17 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.11%) Social Media
5 11 (3.48%) Clustering
6 10 (3.16%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.85%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (2.22%) IBM XIV
9 6 (1.90%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.90%) Online Games
10 5 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.58%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.58%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.58%) SecurID
11 3 (0.95%) PKI
12 2 (0.63%) CCTV
12 2 (0.63%) Streaming Music
12 2 (0.63%) Augmented Reality
12 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 281 (88.92%) Linux
2 134 (42.41%) Windows
3 90 (28.48%) CentOS
4 71 (22.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 60 (18.99%) Ubuntu
6 57 (18.04%) Debian
7 47 (14.87%) UNIX
8 26 (8.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (7.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (4.75%) FreeBSD
11 13 (4.11%) OpenBSD
12 11 (3.48%) Solaris
13 10 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (3.16%) Windows 7
14 4 (1.27%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.27%) Mac OS
14 4 (1.27%) openSUSE
14 4 (1.27%) SUSE
15 1 (0.32%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (23.73%) Load Balancing
2 68 (21.52%) Performance Tuning
3 62 (19.62%) Configuration Management
4 49 (15.51%) ITIL
5 47 (14.87%) DevOps
6 42 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (8.86%) Statistical Analysis
9 27 (8.54%) Network Monitoring
10 20 (6.33%) Incident Management
11 19 (6.01%) Change Control
12 18 (5.70%) E-Commerce
13 17 (5.38%) Network Management
14 16 (5.06%) Line Management
15 15 (4.75%) Project Management
16 13 (4.11%) WAN Optimisation
17 12 (3.80%) Use Case
18 8 (2.53%) Disaster Recovery
18 8 (2.53%) Network Design
19 7 (2.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 160 (50.63%) Perl
2 155 (49.05%) Bash Shell
3 112 (35.44%) Python
4 85 (26.90%) Ruby
5 63 (19.94%) PHP
6 52 (16.46%) Shell Script
7 33 (10.44%) Java
8 20 (6.33%) SQL
9 14 (4.43%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.27%) VB
11 3 (0.95%) PowerHouse
12 2 (0.63%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.63%) C
12 2 (0.63%) C++
13 1 (0.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 59 (18.67%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (13.92%) CCNP
3 37 (11.71%) Degree
4 24 (7.59%) CISSP
5 20 (6.33%) CCNA
6 17 (5.38%) CCSA
6 17 (5.38%) CCSE
7 16 (5.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (4.75%) RHCE
9 12 (3.80%) CCIE
10 8 (2.53%) CCSP
11 7 (2.22%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (2.22%) CCDE
12 5 (1.58%) Security Cleared
13 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (1.27%) MCSE
14 3 (0.95%) MCSA
15 2 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
15 2 (0.63%) CCEA
15 2 (0.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.65%) SLA
2 4 (1.27%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 94 (29.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (21.20%) Xen
3 63 (19.94%) KVM
4 34 (10.76%) Snort
5 32 (10.13%) Active Directory
6 27 (8.54%) vSphere
7 20 (6.33%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (5.06%) VMware ESX
9 10 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (3.16%) Forefront TMG
9 10 (3.16%) IAG
9 10 (3.16%) UAG
9 10 (3.16%) XenApp
9 10 (3.16%) XenDesktop
10 9 (2.85%) NFS
11 8 (2.53%) ISA Server
12 7 (2.22%) Samba
12 7 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 6 (1.90%) XenServer
14 5 (1.58%) Squid
Systems Management
1 248 (78.48%) Nagios
2 154 (48.73%) Puppet
3 78 (24.68%) Opscode Chef
4 67 (21.20%) ZABBIX
5 55 (17.41%) Salt
6 39 (12.34%) Ansible
7 33 (10.44%) CFEngine
8 30 (9.49%) SolarWinds Orion
9 20 (6.33%) OpenView
10 18 (5.70%) WSUS
11 16 (5.06%) SCCM
12 14 (4.43%) Opsview
13 13 (4.11%) Ganglia
14 11 (3.48%) Munin
14 11 (3.48%) SmokePing
15 10 (3.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 10 (3.16%) Cisco CUCM
16 9 (2.85%) Icinga
17 7 (2.22%) NetBackup
17 7 (2.22%) StatsD
Vendors
1 124 (39.24%) VMware
2 113 (35.76%) Cisco
3 107 (33.86%) Red Hat
4 55 (17.41%) F5
5 52 (16.46%) Oracle
6 51 (16.14%) SolarWinds
7 45 (14.24%) Juniper
8 41 (12.97%) Citrix
9 40 (12.66%) Microsoft
10 39 (12.34%) HP
10 39 (12.34%) CheckPoint
11 34 (10.76%) Riverbed
12 33 (10.44%) JBoss
13 23 (7.28%) Rackspace
14 20 (6.33%) LogRhythm
14 20 (6.33%) Sophos
15 18 (5.70%) Symantec
16 17 (5.38%) NetApp
17 15 (4.75%) Blue Coat
18 13 (4.11%) EMC
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + share op's + pen
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + much more
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £32,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago