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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CFEngine
Rank 850 866 882
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +16
Permanent jobs citing CFEngine 47 33 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.030% 0.014%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.60% 0.51% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 16
Average salary £65,000 £53,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.93% +19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £60,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 - £43,000

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
7790 6534 6577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.85% 5.99% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6178 5279 5379
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 31 October 2014 within the UK.

CFEngine Salary Histogram in the UK

CFEngine
Top 18 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 31 October 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
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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 -17 34 £63,750 +18.60% 8
London +13 26 £70,000 +30.23% 3
Glasgow - 13 £65,000 -
Scotland - 13 £65,000 -
City of London +34 6 £45,000 -14.28%
South East - 4 £32,500 -
Berkshire - 4 £32,500 -
Slough - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire -5 2 £43,500 - 1
Cambridge -9 2 £43,500 - 1
East of England -24 2 £43,500 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £45,000 - 3
East Midlands - 1 £33,000 -
North East - 1 £45,000 - 3
Leicestershire - 1 £33,000 -
Loughborough - 1 £33,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £45,000 - 3
Reading - 1 £32,500 -

CFEngine
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

1 117 (92.86%) Puppet
2 109 (86.51%) Python
3 88 (69.84%) Linux
3 88 (69.84%) Perl
4 82 (65.08%) Opscode Chef
5 78 (61.90%) Bash Shell
6 77 (61.11%) Red Hat
7 65 (51.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 64 (50.79%) Ruby
9 57 (45.24%) Oracle
9 57 (45.24%) CentOS
10 52 (41.27%) Ubuntu
11 49 (38.89%) Nagios
12 45 (35.71%) Configuration Management
12 45 (35.71%) MySQL
13 44 (34.92%) UNIX
14 41 (32.54%) VMware
15 40 (31.75%) Load Balancing
15 40 (31.75%) Tomcat
15 40 (31.75%) ZABBIX
16 36 (28.57%) Finance
17 35 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
17 35 (27.78%) Apache
17 35 (27.78%) Java
18 34 (26.98%) JBoss
19 33 (26.19%) Cacti
20 32 (25.40%) Salt
20 32 (25.40%) WebLogic
21 31 (24.60%) ITIL
21 31 (24.60%) VMware Infrastructure

CFEngine
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 40 (31.75%) Tomcat
2 35 (27.78%) Apache
3 34 (26.98%) JBoss
4 32 (25.40%) WebLogic
5 30 (23.81%) nginx
6 4 (3.17%) OpenStack
6 4 (3.17%) Jetty
7 2 (1.59%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.79%) Drupal
8 1 (0.79%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.79%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.46%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (15.08%) Google Compute Engine
3 11 (8.73%) Heroku
3 11 (8.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (7.94%) OpenShift
5 6 (4.76%) SaaS
5 6 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (3.97%) IaaS
7 4 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.59%) PaaS
8 2 (1.59%) Joyent
9 1 (0.79%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.22%) BIG-IP
1 28 (22.22%) NetScaler
1 28 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 22 (17.46%) TCP/IP
2 22 (17.46%) DNS
3 20 (15.87%) LDAP
4 19 (15.08%) HTTP
5 18 (14.29%) SSH
6 9 (7.14%) SAN
7 4 (3.17%) Internet
7 4 (3.17%) NAS
8 3 (2.38%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (2.38%) Network Security
8 3 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.38%) Firewall
9 2 (1.59%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (35.71%) MySQL
2 28 (22.22%) DB2
3 23 (18.25%) NoSQL
4 18 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 18 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 9 (7.14%) MongoDB
6 8 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (4.76%) MariaDB
8 3 (2.38%) Redis
9 2 (1.59%) Big Data
9 2 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.59%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (10.32%) Jenkins
2 12 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.38%) JIRA
3 3 (2.38%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.79%) Selenium
4 1 (0.79%) JUnit
4 1 (0.79%) JMeter
4 1 (0.79%) Subversion
4 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.79%) JBehave
4 1 (0.79%) Bitbucket
General
1 36 (28.57%) Finance
2 22 (17.46%) Banking
3 3 (2.38%) Advertising
3 3 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Retail
4 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (42.86%) Administrator
2 50 (39.68%) Linux Administrator
3 23 (18.25%) Systems Administrator
4 22 (17.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 22 (17.46%) Linux Engineer
5 21 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
6 19 (15.08%) Architect
7 16 (12.70%) UNIX Support
8 12 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
9 9 (7.14%) Engineering Specialist
9 9 (7.14%) Linux Specialist
10 7 (5.56%) Java Architect
11 6 (4.76%) Junior
12 5 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (3.97%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 5 (3.97%) Senior UNIX Engineer
12 5 (3.97%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 4 (3.17%) Developer
14 3 (2.38%) Web Developer
14 3 (2.38%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.63%) Web Services
2 18 (14.29%) Java EE
3 15 (11.90%) XML
4 6 (4.76%) RESTful
5 5 (3.97%) J2EE
6 2 (1.59%) LAMP
7 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.79%) Memcached
7 1 (0.79%) libvirt
7 1 (0.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.29%) LPAR
1 18 (14.29%) DLPAR
2 11 (8.73%) Open Source
3 6 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.17%) Clustering
4 4 (3.17%) Derivative
4 4 (3.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.59%) Replication
5 2 (1.59%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 88 (69.84%) Linux
2 65 (51.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 57 (45.24%) CentOS
4 52 (41.27%) Ubuntu
5 44 (34.92%) UNIX
6 26 (20.63%) Solaris
7 22 (17.46%) AIX
8 15 (11.90%) Fedora
9 14 (11.11%) Debian
10 11 (8.73%) Windows
11 1 (0.79%) OpenBSD
11 1 (0.79%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (35.71%) Configuration Management
2 40 (31.75%) Load Balancing
3 35 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (24.60%) ITIL
5 28 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
6 20 (15.87%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (14.29%) Performance Management
8 17 (13.49%) DevOps
9 14 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.35%) Automated Testing
11 5 (3.97%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.17%) Low Latency
12 4 (3.17%) Ultra-Low Latency
13 3 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (2.38%) Migration
14 2 (1.59%) Business Continuity
14 2 (1.59%) Algorithmic Trading
14 2 (1.59%) Project Management
14 2 (1.59%) TDD
14 2 (1.59%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 109 (86.51%) Python
2 88 (69.84%) Perl
3 78 (61.90%) Bash Shell
4 64 (50.79%) Ruby
5 35 (27.78%) Java
6 20 (15.87%) Korn
7 18 (14.29%) C#
7 18 (14.29%) C++
8 7 (5.56%) PHP
8 7 (5.56%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.76%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.59%) AWK
10 2 (1.59%) SQL
10 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.59%) C-shell
10 2 (1.59%) sed
Qualifications
1 6 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 31 (24.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (23.02%) KVM
2 29 (23.02%) Xen
3 20 (15.87%) NFS
4 10 (7.94%) Docker
5 2 (1.59%) Sendmail
5 2 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.79%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.79%) Ceph
6 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 117 (92.86%) Puppet
2 82 (65.08%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (38.89%) Nagios
4 40 (31.75%) ZABBIX
5 33 (26.19%) Cacti
6 32 (25.40%) Salt
7 28 (22.22%) Ansible
8 18 (14.29%) Tivoli
8 18 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (2.38%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.79%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.79%) Ganeti
Vendors
1 77 (61.11%) Red Hat
2 57 (45.24%) Oracle
3 41 (32.54%) VMware
4 28 (22.22%) Citrix
4 28 (22.22%) F5
5 23 (18.25%) EMC
5 23 (18.25%) IBM
6 19 (15.08%) Google
7 18 (14.29%) Hitachi
8 10 (7.94%) Sybase
9 6 (4.76%) Rackspace
10 4 (3.17%) Vertica
10 4 (3.17%) Sun
10 4 (3.17%) HP
10 4 (3.17%) NetApp
11 3 (2.38%) Juniper
11 3 (2.38%) Cisco
12 2 (1.59%) Intel
12 2 (1.59%) Dell
12 2 (1.59%) Veritas
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Salary is approx 70-85k base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 26 days ago