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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CFEngine
Rank 872 833 843
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +10
Permanent jobs citing CFEngine 32 76 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.067% 0.032%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.41% 0.99% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 26 48 30
Average salary £58,750 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.55% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary - £43,500 -

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
7787 7701 6760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.14% 6.75% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6356 6118 5485
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +2.40%

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 4 September 2015 within the UK.

CFEngine Salary Histogram in the UK

CFEngine
Top 5 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 4 September 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
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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 -21 32 £58,750 +30.55% 9
London -21 29 £58,750 +30.55% 5
City of London +14 6 £45,000 +5.88%
South East +9 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 - -

CFEngine
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 63 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 61 (96.83%) Puppet
3 55 (87.30%) Linux
4 40 (63.49%) Windows
5 38 (60.32%) Red Hat
6 36 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (55.56%) DevOps
8 33 (52.38%) TCP/IP
9 31 (49.21%) Bash Shell
10 30 (47.62%) Finance
11 28 (44.44%) VMware
12 27 (42.86%) Firewall
12 27 (42.86%) Java
13 23 (36.51%) Electronic Trading
13 23 (36.51%) iSCSI
13 23 (36.51%) VMware ESXi
13 23 (36.51%) Change Control
14 22 (34.92%) Perl
14 22 (34.92%) Nagios
15 21 (33.33%) Python
16 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
18 17 (26.98%) Continuous Integration
19 16 (25.40%) VMware Infrastructure
19 16 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
19 16 (25.40%) Juniper
20 15 (23.81%) UNIX
20 15 (23.81%) Ruby
21 14 (22.22%) nginx
21 14 (22.22%) SolarWinds

CFEngine
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 14 (22.22%) nginx
2 13 (20.63%) OpenStack
3 12 (19.05%) Apache
4 7 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 5 (7.94%) Mule
5 5 (7.94%) IIS
5 5 (7.94%) JBoss
6 4 (6.35%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (19.05%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (14.29%) Datadog
3 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (9.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (7.94%) Joyent
5 5 (7.94%) IaaS
5 5 (7.94%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (6.35%) SaaS
7 3 (4.76%) Google Apps
7 3 (4.76%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 33 (52.38%) TCP/IP
2 27 (42.86%) Firewall
3 23 (36.51%) iSCSI
4 14 (22.22%) NetScaler
5 13 (20.63%) Junos
6 10 (15.87%) HTTP
7 8 (12.70%) VPN
8 5 (7.94%) DNS
8 5 (7.94%) SSL
8 5 (7.94%) FTP
8 5 (7.94%) SSH
8 5 (7.94%) MRTG
9 3 (4.76%) OpenVPN
10 2 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (3.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) MySQL
1 9 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 9 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 7 (11.11%) CouchDB
3 5 (7.94%) Redis
3 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (7.94%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.29%) Subversion
3 2 (3.17%) Artifactory
3 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (47.62%) Finance
2 11 (17.46%) Games
3 6 (9.52%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Platform Engineer
2 19 (30.16%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (25.40%) Operations Engineer
4 11 (17.46%) Administrator
5 9 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 7 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
7 4 (6.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.17%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.17%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.17%) Solaris Administrator
9 1 (1.59%) UNIX Engineer
9 1 (1.59%) Server Engineer
9 1 (1.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.59%) Linux Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (7.94%) Memcached
2 5 (7.94%) LAMP
2 5 (7.94%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (4.76%) FreeSWITCH
4 2 (3.17%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Hedge funds
1 10 (15.87%) PlayStation
2 8 (12.70%) Public Cloud
3 7 (11.11%) Replication
4 5 (7.94%) Clustering
4 5 (7.94%) Private Cloud
5 4 (6.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.76%) User Experience
7 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 55 (87.30%) Linux
2 40 (63.49%) Windows
3 36 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (23.81%) UNIX
6 10 (15.87%) Solaris
7 5 (7.94%) Windows XP
8 4 (6.35%) Debian
8 4 (6.35%) Ubuntu
8 4 (6.35%) Android
8 4 (6.35%) Apple iOS
9 3 (4.76%) CentOS
9 3 (4.76%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (55.56%) DevOps
2 23 (36.51%) Electronic Trading
2 23 (36.51%) Change Control
3 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (26.98%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (22.22%) Load Balancing
6 13 (20.63%) Configuration Management
7 11 (17.46%) ITIL
8 8 (12.70%) Open Source
9 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.94%) Release Management
10 5 (7.94%) Analytics
11 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (6.35%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (4.76%) High Availability
12 3 (4.76%) Performance Testing
13 2 (3.17%) Project Management
13 2 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (3.17%) SDLC
14 1 (1.59%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (49.21%) Bash Shell
2 27 (42.86%) Java
3 22 (34.92%) Perl
4 21 (33.33%) Python
5 15 (23.81%) Ruby
6 7 (11.11%) PHP
7 6 (9.52%) Scala
8 5 (7.94%) Go
8 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
8 5 (7.94%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.17%) C#
9 2 (3.17%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) CCNA
1 9 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (14.29%) RHCE
1 9 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 9 (14.29%) JNCIA
System Software
1 23 (36.51%) VMware ESXi
2 16 (25.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (14.29%) iptables
Systems Management
1 63 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 61 (96.83%) Puppet
3 22 (34.92%) Nagios
4 14 (22.22%) SolarWinds Orion
5 11 (17.46%) ZABBIX
6 5 (7.94%) Cacti
6 5 (7.94%) Capistrano
6 5 (7.94%) Cobbler
6 5 (7.94%) Vagrant
6 5 (7.94%) OpenAM
7 4 (6.35%) StatsD
7 4 (6.35%) Pingdom
8 3 (4.76%) Graphite
8 3 (4.76%) Ansible
8 3 (4.76%) Ganglia
9 2 (3.17%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 38 (60.32%) Red Hat
2 28 (44.44%) VMware
3 16 (25.40%) Juniper
4 14 (22.22%) NetApp
4 14 (22.22%) SolarWinds
4 14 (22.22%) Splunk
4 14 (22.22%) Citrix
5 13 (20.63%) HP
6 12 (19.05%) Google
7 7 (11.11%) Rackspace
8 5 (7.94%) New Relic
8 5 (7.94%) F5
9 3 (4.76%) SaltStack
10 2 (3.17%) Cisco
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