The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CFEngine
Rank 853 857 885
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +28
Permanent jobs citing CFEngine 50 34 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.031% 0.018%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.70% 0.54% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 31 32 18
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 - £35,000
Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7142 6344 6036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.00% 5.74% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5676 4861 5029
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%

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 24 April 2014 within the UK.

CFEngine Salary Histogram in the UK

CFEngine
Top 12 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -15 50 £62,500 +13.63% 2
London -34 40 £62,500 +13.63% 1
City of London -7 9 £50,000 -
York - 8 - -
North Yorkshire - 8 - -
Yorkshire - 8 - -
Cambridgeshire +11 1 £31,500 - 1
Cambridge +6 1 £31,500 - 1
Croydon -5 1 £37,500 - 1
East of England -24 1 £31,500 - 1
North West - 1 £42,500 -
Manchester - 1 £42,500 -

CFEngine
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 127 (96.95%) Puppet
2 122 (93.13%) Linux
3 94 (71.76%) Opscode Chef
4 90 (68.70%) Perl
5 80 (61.07%) Python
6 67 (51.15%) Red Hat
7 66 (50.38%) Configuration Management
7 66 (50.38%) UNIX
8 62 (47.33%) Ruby
9 60 (45.80%) Bash Shell
10 59 (45.04%) TCP/IP
11 54 (41.22%) LDAP
11 54 (41.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 53 (40.46%) NFS
13 52 (39.69%) SAN
14 49 (37.40%) DNS
15 48 (36.64%) Java
16 47 (35.88%) Solaris
17 42 (32.06%) EMC
17 42 (32.06%) Cloud Computing
18 40 (30.53%) NAS
18 40 (30.53%) Load Balancing
19 38 (29.01%) Ubuntu
19 38 (29.01%) Nagios
20 35 (26.72%) Subversion
21 33 (25.19%) Git (software)
22 32 (24.43%) Performance Tuning
23 31 (23.66%) Debian
24 29 (22.14%) Shell Script
24 29 (22.14%) SSH

CFEngine
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 29 (22.14%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (20.61%) Apache
3 25 (19.08%) Tomcat
4 18 (13.74%) nginx
5 17 (12.98%) Confluence
5 17 (12.98%) Node.js
6 16 (12.21%) Jetty
7 12 (9.16%) IIS
7 12 (9.16%) Apache Solr
8 7 (5.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 42 (32.06%) Cloud Computing
2 24 (18.32%) Joyent
3 22 (16.79%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (14.50%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (9.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (6.11%) IaaS
7 7 (5.34%) GitHub
7 7 (5.34%) Google Apps
7 7 (5.34%) PaaS
8 4 (3.05%) SaaS
9 3 (2.29%) Amazon S3
9 3 (2.29%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 59 (45.04%) TCP/IP
2 54 (41.22%) LDAP
3 52 (39.69%) SAN
4 49 (37.40%) DNS
5 40 (30.53%) NAS
6 29 (22.14%) SSH
7 23 (17.56%) Internet
8 22 (16.79%) Firewall
9 21 (16.03%) iSCSI
10 17 (12.98%) VPN
10 17 (12.98%) VLAN
11 5 (3.82%) Kerberos
12 4 (3.05%) SNMP
13 3 (2.29%) SMTP
13 3 (2.29%) tcpdump
14 1 (0.76%) HTTP
14 1 (0.76%) LAN
14 1 (0.76%) VoIP
14 1 (0.76%) WAN
14 1 (0.76%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.61%) MySQL
2 21 (16.03%) Redis
3 15 (11.45%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.34%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.29%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.53%) Big Data
6 2 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.53%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (26.72%) Subversion
2 33 (25.19%) Git (software)
3 21 (16.03%) JIRA
4 20 (15.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 17 (12.98%) FishEye
6 16 (12.21%) Jenkins
7 12 (9.16%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.53%) Hudson
General
1 28 (21.37%) Banking
2 15 (11.45%) Finance
3 14 (10.69%) Retail
4 10 (7.63%) Retail Banking
4 10 (7.63%) Corporate Banking
5 7 (5.34%) Music Industry
6 6 (4.58%) Investment Banking
7 5 (3.82%) Front Office
8 2 (1.53%) Law
9 1 (0.76%) Advertising
9 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (35.88%) Administrator
2 38 (29.01%) Linux Engineer
3 34 (25.95%) Linux Administrator
4 33 (25.19%) Systems Administrator
5 26 (19.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 23 (17.56%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 22 (16.79%) Systems Engineer
7 22 (16.79%) DevOps Engineer
8 16 (12.21%) Senior UNIX Engineer
8 16 (12.21%) UNIX Engineer
8 16 (12.21%) UNIX Administrator
9 15 (11.45%) Operations Engineer
10 14 (10.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 13 (9.92%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 12 (9.16%) Web Engineer
13 10 (7.63%) Cloud Engineer
13 10 (7.63%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 10 (7.63%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
13 10 (7.63%) Senior Linux Administrator
14 7 (5.34%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.98%) RabbitMQ
1 17 (12.98%) CSS
1 17 (12.98%) XML
1 17 (12.98%) JSON
2 16 (12.21%) J2EE
3 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.34%) .NET
3 7 (5.34%) MCollective
4 6 (4.58%) LAMP
4 6 (4.58%) HTML
5 3 (2.29%) REST
6 1 (0.76%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.85%) LPAR
1 26 (19.85%) DLPAR
2 21 (16.03%) Open Source
3 17 (12.98%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (7.63%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.34%) Blackberry
5 7 (5.34%) Blog
5 7 (5.34%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.76%) Replication
6 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 122 (93.13%) Linux
2 66 (50.38%) UNIX
3 54 (41.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 47 (35.88%) Solaris
5 38 (29.01%) Ubuntu
6 31 (23.66%) Debian
7 29 (22.14%) AIX
8 20 (15.27%) Windows
9 16 (12.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (6.87%) CentOS
11 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (50.38%) Configuration Management
2 40 (30.53%) Load Balancing
3 32 (24.43%) Performance Tuning
4 27 (20.61%) Performance Management
5 24 (18.32%) Build Automation
6 18 (13.74%) Project Management
7 17 (12.98%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (12.21%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (8.40%) Low Latency
10 10 (7.63%) Risk Management
10 10 (7.63%) Investment Management
11 9 (6.87%) Kernel Tuning
12 8 (6.11%) High Availability
12 8 (6.11%) Scrum
12 8 (6.11%) E-Commerce
13 7 (5.34%) Performance Testing
13 7 (5.34%) Ultra-Low Latency
14 5 (3.82%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (3.82%) Software Engineering
15 4 (3.05%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 90 (68.70%) Perl
2 80 (61.07%) Python
3 62 (47.33%) Ruby
4 60 (45.80%) Bash Shell
5 48 (36.64%) Java
6 29 (22.14%) Shell Script
7 26 (19.85%) Korn
8 23 (17.56%) JavaScript
9 19 (14.50%) PHP
10 17 (12.98%) Clojure
10 17 (12.98%) SQL
11 6 (4.58%) C
12 5 (3.82%) C++
13 2 (1.53%) sed
13 2 (1.53%) AWK
14 1 (0.76%) C#
14 1 (0.76%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 14 (10.69%) Degree
2 3 (2.29%) RHCE
2 3 (2.29%) RHCA
2 3 (2.29%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.11%) QA
System Software
1 53 (40.46%) NFS
2 12 (9.16%) Varnish
2 12 (9.16%) KVM
3 7 (5.34%) Samba
4 6 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (3.82%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.76%) qmail
Systems Management
1 127 (96.95%) Puppet
2 94 (71.76%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (29.01%) Nagios
4 26 (19.85%) Tivoli
4 26 (19.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 20 (15.27%) ZABBIX
6 12 (9.16%) StatsD
7 8 (6.11%) Ganglia
8 7 (5.34%) HAProxy
9 4 (3.05%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (2.29%) Bcfg2
10 3 (2.29%) Cobbler
11 2 (1.53%) Cacti
12 1 (0.76%) Ansible
12 1 (0.76%) Zenoss
12 1 (0.76%) YUM
12 1 (0.76%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 67 (51.15%) Red Hat
2 42 (32.06%) EMC
3 26 (19.85%) Hitachi
3 26 (19.85%) IBM
4 24 (18.32%) VMware
4 24 (18.32%) Rackspace
5 20 (15.27%) Sun
6 17 (12.98%) Oracle
7 16 (12.21%) NetApp
8 13 (9.92%) Veritas
8 13 (9.92%) Symantec
8 13 (9.92%) Cisco
8 13 (9.92%) Dell
9 12 (9.16%) Juniper
9 12 (9.16%) New Relic
10 7 (5.34%) Apple
10 7 (5.34%) HP
10 7 (5.34%) Sony
10 7 (5.34%) Toshiba
10 7 (5.34%) Google
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