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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CFEngine
Rank 831 845 870
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +25
Permanent jobs citing CFEngine 71 31 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.029% 0.027%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.95% 0.48% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 47 27 26
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +41.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 - £35,000

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
7510 6475 6505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.56% 6.07% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5943 5225 5270
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 £67,500 £64,500 £62,500
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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

CFEngine Salary Histogram in the UK

CFEngine
Top 14 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 19 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
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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 +9 59 £45,000 -18.18% 2
London -8 47 £45,000 -18.18% 2
City of London - 22 £42,500 -
Glasgow - 12 - - 1
Scotland - 12 - - 1
North West - 6 - -
South East - 4 £32,500 -
Berkshire - 4 £32,500 -
Manchester - 3 - -
Slough - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire -2 2 £43,500 -
Cambridge -9 2 £43,500 -
East of England -24 2 £43,500 -
Reading - 1 £32,500 -

CFEngine
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 120 (90.91%) Puppet
2 115 (87.12%) Python
3 95 (71.97%) Linux
3 95 (71.97%) Perl
4 87 (65.91%) Red Hat
5 86 (65.15%) Opscode Chef
6 85 (64.39%) Bash Shell
7 71 (53.79%) Ruby
8 63 (47.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 62 (46.97%) CentOS
10 59 (44.70%) Ubuntu
11 55 (41.67%) Oracle
12 51 (38.64%) UNIX
12 51 (38.64%) Nagios
13 50 (37.88%) Configuration Management
14 45 (34.09%) MySQL
15 43 (32.58%) Load Balancing
16 40 (30.30%) Tomcat
17 39 (29.55%) VMware
18 37 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
18 37 (28.03%) VMware Infrastructure
19 35 (26.52%) ZABBIX
19 35 (26.52%) Apache
19 35 (26.52%) Java
20 34 (25.76%) JBoss
21 33 (25.00%) Cacti
22 32 (24.24%) nginx
22 32 (24.24%) Salt
22 32 (24.24%) WebLogic
23 31 (23.48%) ITIL

CFEngine
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (30.30%) Tomcat
2 35 (26.52%) Apache
3 32 (24.24%) WebLogic
3 32 (24.24%) nginx
4 4 (3.03%) OpenStack
4 4 (3.03%) Jetty
5 2 (1.52%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.76%) Drupal
6 1 (0.76%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.76%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.88%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (11.36%) Google Compute Engine
3 9 (6.82%) Heroku
3 9 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (6.06%) OpenShift
5 6 (4.55%) IaaS
5 6 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (3.79%) Joyent
7 4 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (21.97%) DNS
2 28 (21.21%) BIG-IP
2 28 (21.21%) NetScaler
2 28 (21.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 27 (20.45%) LDAP
4 26 (19.70%) TCP/IP
5 25 (18.94%) SSH
6 16 (12.12%) HTTP
7 9 (6.82%) SAN
8 7 (5.30%) NAS
9 4 (3.03%) Internet
10 3 (2.27%) Firewall
10 3 (2.27%) Network Security
10 3 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.27%) SNMP
10 3 (2.27%) SMTP
10 3 (2.27%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (2.27%) tcpdump
11 2 (1.52%) DHCP
12 1 (0.76%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (34.09%) MySQL
2 28 (21.21%) DB2
3 23 (17.42%) NoSQL
4 17 (12.88%) Relational Database
5 15 (11.36%) RDBMS
6 12 (9.09%) MongoDB
7 9 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (5.30%) Redis
9 6 (4.55%) MariaDB
10 5 (3.79%) Big Data
10 5 (3.79%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (3.79%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (7.58%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (3.79%) Subversion
4 3 (2.27%) JIRA
4 3 (2.27%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.52%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.76%) JBehave
6 1 (0.76%) Selenium
6 1 (0.76%) JUnit
6 1 (0.76%) JMeter
General
1 29 (21.97%) Finance
1 29 (21.97%) Banking
2 4 (3.03%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.52%) Law
4 1 (0.76%) Advertising
4 1 (0.76%) Retail
4 1 (0.76%) Marketing
4 1 (0.76%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 63 (47.73%) Administrator
2 58 (43.94%) Linux Administrator
3 31 (23.48%) Systems Administrator
4 30 (22.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 22 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
5 22 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
6 17 (12.88%) UNIX Support
7 15 (11.36%) Architect
8 9 (6.82%) Linux Specialist
8 9 (6.82%) Engineering Specialist
9 8 (6.06%) Cloud Architect
10 7 (5.30%) Java Architect
11 6 (4.55%) Junior
12 5 (3.79%) UNIX Administrator
12 5 (3.79%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 5 (3.79%) Senior UNIX Engineer
13 4 (3.03%) Developer
14 3 (2.27%) Web Developer
14 3 (2.27%) Applications Developer
14 3 (2.27%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.91%) Web Services
2 15 (11.36%) XML
2 15 (11.36%) Java EE
3 6 (4.55%) RESTful
4 5 (3.79%) J2EE
5 4 (3.03%) LAMP
6 2 (1.52%) Memcached
7 1 (0.76%) .NET
7 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.67%) LPAR
1 22 (16.67%) DLPAR
2 19 (14.39%) Open Source
3 4 (3.03%) Clustering
3 4 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.52%) Replication
4 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.52%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 95 (71.97%) Linux
2 63 (47.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 62 (46.97%) CentOS
4 59 (44.70%) Ubuntu
5 51 (38.64%) UNIX
6 30 (22.73%) Solaris
7 26 (19.70%) AIX
8 19 (14.39%) Debian
9 15 (11.36%) Fedora
10 9 (6.82%) Windows
11 1 (0.76%) OpenBSD
11 1 (0.76%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (37.88%) Configuration Management
2 43 (32.58%) Load Balancing
3 37 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (23.48%) ITIL
5 28 (21.21%) Statistical Analysis
6 25 (18.94%) Performance Tuning
7 22 (16.67%) Performance Management
8 20 (15.15%) DevOps
9 17 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (5.30%) Automated Testing
11 5 (3.79%) High Availability
12 3 (2.27%) E-Commerce
12 3 (2.27%) Project Management
12 3 (2.27%) Service Delivery
12 3 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (2.27%) Migration
13 2 (1.52%) Scrum
13 2 (1.52%) Business Continuity
13 2 (1.52%) TDD
13 2 (1.52%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 115 (87.12%) Python
2 95 (71.97%) Perl
3 85 (64.39%) Bash Shell
4 71 (53.79%) Ruby
5 35 (26.52%) Java
6 24 (18.18%) Korn
7 15 (11.36%) C#
7 15 (11.36%) C++
8 13 (9.85%) PHP
9 12 (9.09%) Shell Script
10 6 (4.55%) JavaScript
11 5 (3.79%) AWK
11 5 (3.79%) sed
12 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.52%) C-shell
12 2 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.27%) RHCE
1 3 (2.27%) RHCA
1 3 (2.27%) RHCT
2 2 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 37 (28.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (21.97%) Xen
2 29 (21.97%) KVM
3 27 (20.45%) NFS
4 8 (6.06%) Docker
5 2 (1.52%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.52%) Sendmail
5 2 (1.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.76%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 120 (90.91%) Puppet
2 86 (65.15%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (38.64%) Nagios
4 35 (26.52%) ZABBIX
5 33 (25.00%) Cacti
6 32 (24.24%) Salt
7 30 (22.73%) Ansible
8 22 (16.67%) Tivoli
8 22 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (3.03%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (2.27%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (2.27%) Cobbler
11 2 (1.52%) Ganglia
11 2 (1.52%) Capistrano
12 1 (0.76%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 87 (65.91%) Red Hat
2 55 (41.67%) Oracle
3 39 (29.55%) VMware
4 34 (25.76%) JBoss
5 28 (21.21%) Citrix
5 28 (21.21%) F5
6 27 (20.45%) IBM
7 26 (19.70%) EMC
8 22 (16.67%) Hitachi
9 15 (11.36%) Google
10 8 (6.06%) Sybase
11 7 (5.30%) Vertica
12 5 (3.79%) Rackspace
13 4 (3.03%) HP
13 4 (3.03%) NetApp
14 3 (2.27%) Juniper
14 3 (2.27%) Dell
14 3 (2.27%) Sun
14 3 (2.27%) Cisco
15 2 (1.52%) Intel
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