The table below looks at the statistics for CFEngine skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CFEngine 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
CFEngine
Rank 857 834 862
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +28
Permanent jobs citing CFEngine 35 62 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.055% 0.023%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.48% 0.89% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 31 38 24
Average salary £52,500 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £95,000 £48,750 -
% change year-on-year
+94.87% -

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
7226 6981 6227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.72% 6.24% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5784 5495 4786
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CFEngine
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CFEngine Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CFEngine
Salary Trend

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

CFEngine Salary Trend in the UK

CFEngine
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CFEngine over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 within the UK.

CFEngine Salary Histogram in the UK

CFEngine
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CFEngine within the UK 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
England -16 35 £52,500 -19.23% 6
London +26 31 £50,000 -24.52% 5
Dorset - 3 £95,000 -
Bournemouth - 3 £95,000 -
South West - 3 £95,000 -
City of London +7 2 £53,000 +17.77% 2
South East - 1 £51,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £51,500 -

CFEngine
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing CFEngine 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 CFEngine.

1 60 (92.31%) Linux
2 57 (87.69%) Puppet
3 49 (75.38%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (70.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (61.54%) Red Hat
6 36 (55.38%) Finance
7 32 (49.23%) Python
8 29 (44.62%) VMware
8 29 (44.62%) DevOps
9 27 (41.54%) Windows
10 26 (40.00%) Bash Shell
11 24 (36.92%) Perl
12 22 (33.85%) Configuration Management
13 20 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (29.23%) Java
14 19 (29.23%) Apache
15 18 (27.69%) Amazon EC2
16 17 (26.15%) UNIX
17 16 (24.62%) Load Balancing
18 15 (23.08%) Ruby
18 15 (23.08%) Tomcat
18 15 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
19 14 (21.54%) Nagios
19 14 (21.54%) E-Commerce
19 14 (21.54%) TCP/IP
19 14 (21.54%) Degree
20 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
20 13 (20.00%) CentOS
21 12 (18.46%) MySQL
21 12 (18.46%) ZABBIX

CFEngine
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing CFEngine 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 CFEngine. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (29.23%) Apache
2 15 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.69%) JBoss
4 4 (6.15%) OpenStack
5 3 (4.62%) nginx
6 2 (3.08%) iPlanet
7 1 (1.54%) Drupal
7 1 (1.54%) Jetty
7 1 (1.54%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (27.69%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (13.85%) Amazon S3
4 8 (12.31%) IaaS
5 6 (9.23%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (7.69%) PaaS
6 5 (7.69%) Joyent
7 3 (4.62%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (4.62%) SaaS
8 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (3.08%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (3.08%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (1.54%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.54%) Datadog
9 1 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.54%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) TCP/IP
2 9 (13.85%) Network Security
3 8 (12.31%) iSCSI
3 8 (12.31%) SAN
4 4 (6.15%) Firewall
4 4 (6.15%) HTTP
5 3 (4.62%) Multicast
6 2 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.08%) Internet
6 2 (3.08%) DNS
6 2 (3.08%) DHCP
7 1 (1.54%) FTP
7 1 (1.54%) VPN
7 1 (1.54%) SSL
7 1 (1.54%) Junos
7 1 (1.54%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.54%) Wireless
7 1 (1.54%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) MySQL
2 9 (13.85%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (10.77%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.15%) Redis
5 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.54%) DB2
7 1 (1.54%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.54%) BigTable
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.69%) Maven
2 5 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.08%) Subversion
3 2 (3.08%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.08%) Artifactory
3 2 (3.08%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.54%) Hudson
4 1 (1.54%) JIRA
4 1 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.54%) Bugzilla
General
1 36 (55.38%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Games
3 3 (4.62%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Advertising
3 3 (4.62%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Marketing
4 2 (3.08%) Electronics
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (43.08%) Administrator
2 27 (41.54%) Systems Administrator
3 19 (29.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 18 (27.69%) Linux Administrator
5 15 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
6 14 (21.54%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (12.31%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Architect
10 2 (3.08%) Network Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.08%) UNIX Administrator
10 2 (3.08%) Cloud Architect
10 2 (3.08%) Operations Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) UNIX Engineer
11 1 (1.54%) Senior DBA
11 1 (1.54%) Linux Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) Web Services
2 4 (6.15%) LAMP
2 4 (6.15%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (6.15%) Memcached
3 2 (3.08%) Java EE
4 1 (1.54%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.54%) Django
4 1 (1.54%) XML
4 1 (1.54%) VXML
4 1 (1.54%) HTML
4 1 (1.54%) .NET
4 1 (1.54%) Sphinx
4 1 (1.54%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.31%) Derivative
3 6 (9.23%) Replication
4 5 (7.69%) Open Source
5 2 (3.08%) Internet of Things
5 2 (3.08%) Clustering
5 2 (3.08%) FMCG
6 1 (1.54%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 60 (92.31%) Linux
2 46 (70.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (41.54%) Windows
4 17 (26.15%) UNIX
5 13 (20.00%) CentOS
6 10 (15.38%) Solaris
7 6 (9.23%) Debian
8 3 (4.62%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.54%) Fedora
10 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) DevOps
2 22 (33.85%) Configuration Management
3 20 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (24.62%) Load Balancing
5 14 (21.54%) E-Commerce
6 11 (16.92%) ITIL
7 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (13.85%) Electronic Trading
7 9 (13.85%) Change Control
8 8 (12.31%) Low Latency
8 8 (12.31%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 5 (7.69%) High Availability
9 5 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.15%) Kernel Tuning
10 4 (6.15%) Market Making
11 3 (4.62%) Kalman Filter
12 2 (3.08%) Business Continuity
12 2 (3.08%) Penetration Testing
13 1 (1.54%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (49.23%) Python
2 26 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 24 (36.92%) Perl
4 19 (29.23%) Java
5 15 (23.08%) Ruby
6 5 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.62%) PHP
8 2 (3.08%) SQL
8 2 (3.08%) C#
8 2 (3.08%) C++
9 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) Degree
2 8 (12.31%) JNCIA
2 8 (12.31%) CCNA
2 8 (12.31%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (12.31%) RHCE
3 6 (9.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.31%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (6.15%) Apache Flume
4 2 (3.08%) KVM
4 2 (3.08%) NFS
4 2 (3.08%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.54%) Varnish
5 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.54%) Squid
5 1 (1.54%) Xen
5 1 (1.54%) Docker
5 1 (1.54%) iptables
Systems Management
1 57 (87.69%) Puppet
2 49 (75.38%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (21.54%) Nagios
4 12 (18.46%) ZABBIX
5 6 (9.23%) Bcfg2
6 4 (6.15%) logstash
6 4 (6.15%) Graylog
6 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (6.15%) Capistrano
7 3 (4.62%) Vagrant
8 2 (3.08%) Cacti
9 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (1.54%) Graphite
9 1 (1.54%) Linux-HA
9 1 (1.54%) Ansible
Vendors
1 40 (61.54%) Red Hat
2 29 (44.62%) VMware
3 10 (15.38%) Rackspace
4 4 (6.15%) Juniper
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle
4 4 (6.15%) Sun
5 3 (4.62%) HP
5 3 (4.62%) Cisco
5 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.62%) Google
6 2 (3.08%) Vertica
6 2 (3.08%) IBM
6 2 (3.08%) Dell
6 2 (3.08%) Citrix
7 1 (1.54%) Sybase
7 1 (1.54%) NetApp
7 1 (1.54%) PlateSpin
7 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.54%) Splunk
7 1 (1.54%) New Relic
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Engage PSG
Salary: £51 - £55k per annum + 10% bonus, healthcare, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus, benefits
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Red Gate Software
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £51 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted: 6 days ago