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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CFEngine
Rank 839 798 873
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +75
Permanent jobs citing CFEngine 31 92 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.086% 0.016%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.43% 1.38% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 27 64 16
Average salary £52,500 £68,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.63% +14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £89,000 £80,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £73,250 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+62.77% -

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
7152 6644 6084
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.70% 6.22% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5695 5210 4723
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%

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 3 March 2015 within the UK.

CFEngine Salary Histogram in the UK

CFEngine
Top 11 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 3 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 -47 31 £52,500 -23.63% 11
London -41 24 £52,500 -25.00% 10
Middlesex +6 3 £51,500 -26.42%
South West -18 3 £95,000 +123.52%
South East -19 3 £51,500 -26.42%
Dorset - 3 £95,000 -
Bournemouth - 3 £95,000 -
City of London +8 1 - - 4
Cambridge - 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - - 1

CFEngine
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 57 (86.36%) Puppet
2 53 (80.30%) Linux
3 48 (72.73%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (60.61%) Python
5 39 (59.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (54.55%) Red Hat
7 29 (43.94%) Perl
7 29 (43.94%) Finance
7 29 (43.94%) Bash Shell
8 27 (40.91%) Configuration Management
9 25 (37.88%) VMware
10 24 (36.36%) Windows
10 24 (36.36%) DevOps
11 21 (31.82%) Java
12 20 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (28.79%) Apache
13 19 (28.79%) Amazon AWS
14 18 (27.27%) UNIX
15 17 (25.76%) Amazon EC2
16 16 (24.24%) Degree
17 15 (22.73%) Ruby
18 14 (21.21%) Tomcat
18 14 (21.21%) E-Commerce
18 14 (21.21%) CentOS
19 13 (19.70%) TCP/IP
19 13 (19.70%) Web Services
19 13 (19.70%) Computer Science
20 12 (18.18%) Load Balancing
20 12 (18.18%) MySQL
20 12 (18.18%) Nagios

CFEngine
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (28.79%) Apache
2 14 (21.21%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.58%) JBoss
4 3 (4.55%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.03%) nginx
5 2 (3.03%) iPlanet
6 1 (1.52%) Drupal
6 1 (1.52%) Jetty
6 1 (1.52%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (28.79%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (25.76%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (13.64%) Amazon S3
4 8 (12.12%) IaaS
5 7 (10.61%) Google Compute Engine
5 7 (10.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (9.09%) PaaS
6 6 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (7.58%) Joyent
8 3 (4.55%) SaaS
9 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (3.03%) Heroku
9 2 (3.03%) Rackspace Cloud
9 2 (3.03%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.70%) TCP/IP
2 8 (12.12%) DNS
2 8 (12.12%) SAN
3 7 (10.61%) HTTP
3 7 (10.61%) Network Security
4 4 (6.06%) iSCSI
4 4 (6.06%) SSH
4 4 (6.06%) LDAP
5 3 (4.55%) Multicast
6 2 (3.03%) DHCP
6 2 (3.03%) Internet
7 1 (1.52%) Firewall
7 1 (1.52%) Wireless
7 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) MySQL
2 10 (15.15%) NoSQL
3 9 (13.64%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 4 (6.06%) Redis
6 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.52%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.52%) BigTable
7 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.58%) Maven
2 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.03%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.03%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.52%) Hudson
4 1 (1.52%) JIRA
4 1 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.52%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.52%) Subversion
4 1 (1.52%) Artifactory
General
1 29 (43.94%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Games
4 3 (4.55%) Advertising
4 3 (4.55%) Marketing
5 2 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.03%) Electronics
6 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (36.36%) Administrator
2 23 (34.85%) Systems Administrator
3 18 (27.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 17 (25.76%) Linux Administrator
5 14 (21.21%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (12.12%) Architect
7 8 (12.12%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) UNIX Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) UNIX Support
9 4 (6.06%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Cloud Architect
10 3 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Java Architect
11 2 (3.03%) Network Engineer
11 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (3.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 2 (3.03%) Platform Engineer
12 1 (1.52%) DevOps Consultant
12 1 (1.52%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.70%) Web Services
2 6 (9.09%) Java EE
3 4 (6.06%) Memcached
3 4 (6.06%) LAMP
3 4 (6.06%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.52%) XML
4 1 (1.52%) VXML
4 1 (1.52%) Sphinx
4 1 (1.52%) libvirt
4 1 (1.52%) Django
4 1 (1.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.12%) Derivative
3 6 (9.09%) Replication
3 6 (9.09%) Open Source
4 4 (6.06%) LPAR
4 4 (6.06%) DLPAR
5 2 (3.03%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.03%) Internet of Things
5 2 (3.03%) Clustering
5 2 (3.03%) FMCG
6 1 (1.52%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 53 (80.30%) Linux
2 39 (59.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (36.36%) Windows
4 18 (27.27%) UNIX
5 14 (21.21%) CentOS
6 11 (16.67%) Solaris
7 7 (10.61%) Debian
8 4 (6.06%) AIX
8 4 (6.06%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.52%) OpenBSD
9 1 (1.52%) Fedora
9 1 (1.52%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) Configuration Management
2 24 (36.36%) DevOps
3 20 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (21.21%) E-Commerce
5 12 (18.18%) Load Balancing
6 8 (12.12%) Low Latency
6 8 (12.12%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 7 (10.61%) ITIL
8 6 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (7.58%) Change Control
9 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (7.58%) Electronic Trading
9 5 (7.58%) High Availability
10 4 (6.06%) Performance Management
10 4 (6.06%) Automated Testing
10 4 (6.06%) Business Continuity
10 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.06%) Kernel Tuning
10 4 (6.06%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 40 (60.61%) Python
2 29 (43.94%) Bash Shell
2 29 (43.94%) Perl
3 21 (31.82%) Java
4 15 (22.73%) Ruby
5 6 (9.09%) Korn
5 6 (9.09%) C#
5 6 (9.09%) C++
5 6 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.03%) PHP
6 2 (3.03%) SQL
6 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.03%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) Degree
2 5 (7.58%) JNCIA
2 5 (7.58%) CCNA
2 5 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.58%) RHCE
3 4 (6.06%) VCP4
4 3 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.09%) NFS
3 4 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (6.06%) Apache Flume
4 3 (4.55%) KVM
5 2 (3.03%) Docker
5 2 (3.03%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.52%) Varnish
6 1 (1.52%) Ceph
6 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.52%) Squid
6 1 (1.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 57 (86.36%) Puppet
2 48 (72.73%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (18.18%) Nagios
4 10 (15.15%) ZABBIX
5 6 (9.09%) Bcfg2
6 4 (6.06%) logstash
6 4 (6.06%) Graylog
6 4 (6.06%) Tivoli
6 4 (6.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (6.06%) Capistrano
7 2 (3.03%) Vagrant
7 2 (3.03%) Cacti
8 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (1.52%) Ganeti
8 1 (1.52%) Graphite
8 1 (1.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 36 (54.55%) Red Hat
2 25 (37.88%) VMware
3 10 (15.15%) Rackspace
4 7 (10.61%) Google
5 6 (9.09%) IBM
6 5 (7.58%) Oracle
6 5 (7.58%) EMC
7 4 (6.06%) Sun
7 4 (6.06%) Hitachi
8 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.03%) Sybase
9 2 (3.03%) Cisco
9 2 (3.03%) HP
9 2 (3.03%) Dell
9 2 (3.03%) Intel
9 2 (3.03%) Juniper
9 2 (3.03%) TIBCO
9 2 (3.03%) Vertica
10 1 (1.52%) PlateSpin
10 1 (1.52%) Citrix
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