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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cacti
Rank 734 728 760
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +32
Permanent jobs citing Cacti 160 152 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.18% 2.27% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 140 118 126
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%

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
7333 6699 6417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.40% 6.20% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5838 5437 5216
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 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -53 151 £47,500 +5.55% 13
London -15 111 £50,000 +7.52% 8
City of London +39 36 £44,500 +4.70% 2
South East -29 18 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Surrey -3 13 £50,750 +45.00% 1
East of England -6 11 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Scotland - 8 £35,000 - 2
Suffolk - 8 £40,000 -
Ipswich - 8 £40,000 -
Edinburgh - 6 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 6 £30,000 -
Staines +18 5 - -
Oxford - 4 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £45,000 -
South West -8 3 £25,000 -43.18% 2
Hertfordshire -10 3 £57,500 - 1
Sheffield - 3 £24,750 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £24,750 -
Bristol - 3 £25,000 - 1
Manchester -5 2 £22,750 -50.00%
North West -10 2 £22,750 -50.00%
Egham - 2 - -
Watford - 2 £57,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £57,500 -
Leeds - 2 £57,500 -
Berkshire 0 1 £30,000 -42.85% 1
Reigate -30 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Salford - 1 £26,500 -
Reading - 1 £30,000 -
Fife - 1 - - 2

Cacti
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 278 (90.26%) Linux
2 233 (75.65%) Nagios
3 169 (54.87%) MySQL
4 154 (50.00%) Puppet
5 150 (48.70%) Perl
6 132 (42.86%) Bash Shell
7 121 (39.29%) Windows
8 116 (37.66%) Cisco
9 114 (37.01%) Python
10 109 (35.39%) VMware
11 98 (31.82%) Apache
12 97 (31.49%) Red Hat
13 95 (30.84%) Firewall
14 89 (28.90%) CentOS
15 88 (28.57%) LAMP
16 84 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
16 84 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
17 81 (26.30%) Load Balancing
18 80 (25.97%) Ruby
19 69 (22.40%) TCP/IP
19 69 (22.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 68 (22.08%) ZABBIX
21 67 (21.75%) Tomcat
22 65 (21.10%) Configuration Management
23 63 (20.45%) VPN
24 62 (20.13%) IPsec
25 61 (19.81%) Ubuntu
26 60 (19.48%) Git (software)
27 59 (19.16%) Xen
28 58 (18.83%) Performance Tuning

Cacti
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 98 (31.82%) Apache
2 67 (21.75%) Tomcat
3 45 (14.61%) nginx
4 32 (10.39%) WebLogic
5 21 (6.82%) SharePoint
6 14 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (4.22%) Node.js
8 11 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (3.25%) MS Exchange
9 10 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (3.25%) Lync
9 10 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (2.92%) Jetty
11 6 (1.95%) Drupal
11 6 (1.95%) Eucalyptus
12 5 (1.62%) IIS
13 4 (1.30%) SAS
14 3 (0.97%) Confluence
14 3 (0.97%) GlassFish
15 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (6.49%) MS Visio
2 18 (5.84%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) RMDS
1 1 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.04%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (10.71%) SaaS
3 21 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.95%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.62%) ElastiCache
5 5 (1.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (1.30%) Office 365
7 3 (0.97%) IaaS
7 3 (0.97%) PaaS
8 2 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.65%) Route 53
8 2 (0.65%) GitHub
8 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 95 (30.84%) Firewall
2 69 (22.40%) TCP/IP
3 63 (20.45%) VPN
4 62 (20.13%) IPsec
5 54 (17.53%) BGP
6 50 (16.23%) DNS
7 44 (14.29%) SSL
8 43 (13.96%) Cisco ASA
9 40 (12.99%) WAN
10 37 (12.01%) TACACS
11 35 (11.36%) BIG-IP
12 34 (11.04%) MPLS
13 31 (10.06%) Cisco IOS
14 30 (9.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 29 (9.42%) OSPF
16 28 (9.09%) NetScaler
17 26 (8.44%) Wireless
17 26 (8.44%) VLAN
18 23 (7.47%) SAN
19 22 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (54.87%) MySQL
2 36 (11.69%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 28 (9.09%) DB2
4 27 (8.77%) Big Data
5 26 (8.44%) NoSQL
6 23 (7.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (5.84%) Redis
8 15 (4.87%) Hadoop
9 14 (4.55%) CouchDB
9 14 (4.55%) Riak
10 12 (3.90%) SQL Server
11 7 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (1.62%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.30%) Informix
13 4 (1.30%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.30%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.65%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.65%) HBase
15 1 (0.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 60 (19.48%) Git (software)
2 43 (13.96%) Jenkins
2 43 (13.96%) Subversion
3 18 (5.84%) Hudson
4 16 (5.19%) Mercurial
5 10 (3.25%) JIRA
6 5 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (1.62%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (7.47%) Telecoms
2 19 (6.17%) Games
3 11 (3.57%) Finance
4 9 (2.92%) Back Office
5 6 (1.95%) Publishing
6 4 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.32%) Advertising
7 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 138 (44.81%) Administrator
2 92 (29.87%) Systems Administrator
2 92 (29.87%) Linux Administrator
3 49 (15.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 47 (15.26%) Network Engineer
5 24 (7.79%) DevOps Engineer
6 21 (6.82%) Linux Engineer
7 19 (6.17%) Systems Engineer
8 17 (5.52%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 16 (5.19%) Security Engineer
9 16 (5.19%) Senior Network Engineer
10 15 (4.87%) Support Engineer
11 14 (4.55%) Senior Linux Administrator
11 14 (4.55%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
12 13 (4.22%) 3rd Line Support
13 10 (3.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (2.92%) Network Administrator
14 9 (2.92%) Team Leader
15 8 (2.60%) Windows Administrator
16 7 (2.27%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (28.57%) LAMP
2 32 (10.39%) Web Services
3 15 (4.87%) XML
4 13 (4.22%) Sphinx
5 10 (3.25%) COM
6 9 (2.92%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (1.95%) Java EE
7 6 (1.95%) Sensu
8 5 (1.62%) ZeroMQ
8 5 (1.62%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (1.62%) Middleware
9 2 (0.65%) JMX
9 2 (0.65%) .NET
9 2 (0.65%) WSH
9 2 (0.65%) HornetQ
9 2 (0.65%) JSON
9 2 (0.65%) Symfony
9 2 (0.65%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.32%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 51 (16.56%) Open Source
2 22 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 21 (6.82%) Replication
4 13 (4.22%) Social Media
5 10 (3.25%) Clustering
5 10 (3.25%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.95%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.62%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.30%) IBM XIV
8 4 (1.30%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.30%) Online Games
8 4 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.30%) Cryptography
8 4 (1.30%) SecurID
9 3 (0.97%) PKI
10 2 (0.65%) CCTV
10 2 (0.65%) Streaming Music
10 2 (0.65%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 278 (90.26%) Linux
2 121 (39.29%) Windows
3 89 (28.90%) CentOS
4 69 (22.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 61 (19.81%) Ubuntu
6 53 (17.21%) Debian
7 46 (14.94%) UNIX
8 27 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (8.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (4.87%) FreeBSD
11 13 (4.22%) OpenBSD
11 13 (4.22%) Solaris
12 11 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (3.57%) Windows 7
13 5 (1.62%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.30%) Gentoo
15 3 (0.97%) SUSE
15 3 (0.97%) openSUSE
16 2 (0.65%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (26.30%) Load Balancing
2 65 (21.10%) Configuration Management
3 58 (18.83%) Performance Tuning
3 58 (18.83%) DevOps
4 49 (15.91%) ITIL
5 38 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
7 27 (8.77%) Network Monitoring
8 26 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (7.79%) E-Commerce
10 23 (7.47%) Incident Management
11 17 (5.52%) Network Management
11 17 (5.52%) Change Control
12 13 (4.22%) Project Management
13 12 (3.90%) WAN Optimisation
14 9 (2.92%) Use Case
15 8 (2.60%) Network Design
16 7 (2.27%) Service Delivery
16 7 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
17 6 (1.95%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 150 (48.70%) Perl
2 132 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 114 (37.01%) Python
4 80 (25.97%) Ruby
5 54 (17.53%) PHP
6 43 (13.96%) Shell Script
7 37 (12.01%) Java
8 13 (4.22%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.27%) SQL
10 4 (1.30%) C
11 3 (0.97%) VB
11 3 (0.97%) PowerHouse
12 2 (0.65%) C++
12 2 (0.65%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 51 (16.56%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (12.66%) Degree
3 36 (11.69%) CCNP
4 25 (8.12%) CISSP
5 21 (6.82%) CCSA
5 21 (6.82%) CCSE
6 20 (6.49%) CCNA
7 11 (3.57%) RHCE
8 10 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (2.92%) CCIE
10 5 (1.62%) CCSP
11 4 (1.30%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.30%) CCDE
11 4 (1.30%) Security Cleared
12 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.97%) MCSE
13 2 (0.65%) MCSA
13 2 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.65%) CCEA
13 2 (0.65%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.84%) SLA
2 6 (1.95%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.62%) QA
4 3 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 84 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (19.16%) Xen
3 58 (18.83%) KVM
4 32 (10.39%) Active Directory
5 26 (8.44%) Snort
6 22 (7.14%) vSphere
7 19 (6.17%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (4.87%) VMware ESX
9 12 (3.90%) Varnish
10 10 (3.25%) XenDesktop
10 10 (3.25%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (3.25%) Forefront TMG
10 10 (3.25%) IAG
10 10 (3.25%) UAG
10 10 (3.25%) XenApp
11 9 (2.92%) ISA Server
11 9 (2.92%) NFS
12 7 (2.27%) XenServer
13 4 (1.30%) Samba
13 4 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 233 (75.65%) Nagios
2 154 (50.00%) Puppet
3 84 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
4 68 (22.08%) ZABBIX
5 55 (17.86%) Salt
6 41 (13.31%) Ansible
7 33 (10.71%) CFEngine
8 23 (7.47%) SolarWinds Orion
9 22 (7.14%) OpenView
10 18 (5.84%) WSUS
10 18 (5.84%) SCCM
10 18 (5.84%) Ganglia
11 13 (4.22%) Munin
11 13 (4.22%) Opsview
12 12 (3.90%) Icinga
12 12 (3.90%) SmokePing
13 10 (3.25%) Cisco CUCM
13 10 (3.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 8 (2.60%) SCOM
15 7 (2.27%) logstash
Vendors
1 116 (37.66%) Cisco
2 109 (35.39%) VMware
3 97 (31.49%) Red Hat
4 54 (17.53%) Oracle
5 51 (16.56%) Juniper
6 49 (15.91%) F5
7 45 (14.61%) CheckPoint
8 43 (13.96%) SolarWinds
9 40 (12.99%) Citrix
10 36 (11.69%) Microsoft
11 35 (11.36%) HP
12 33 (10.71%) JBoss
13 27 (8.77%) Riverbed
14 25 (8.12%) LogRhythm
14 25 (8.12%) Sophos
15 21 (6.82%) Rackspace
16 19 (6.17%) Blue Coat
17 15 (4.87%) Symantec
18 14 (4.55%) NetApp
19 13 (4.22%) Splunk
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Salary: 20,000 to 26,000
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45-65,000 + Bens
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Fife, Scotland
PayWizard Group plc
Salary: circa £35k
Posted: 12 days ago
Kirkcaldy, Fife
PayWizard Group plc
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum - dependent on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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OHO Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits: Competitive Benefits
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