The table below looks at the statistics for CFEngine skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CFEngine over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CFEngine
Rank 884 912 859
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -53
Permanent jobs citing CFEngine 34 51 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.047% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.42% 0.63% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 14 38 98
Median salary £48,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.52% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £90,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +14.94%

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
8112 8144 8474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.48% 7.52% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6596 6634 6702
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +5.29%

CFEngine
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing CFEngine as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CFEngine within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +19 28 £48,000 -16.52%
Leeds - 13 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 13 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 13 £55,000 -
London +13 9 £67,500 +12.50%
Glasgow - 6 - -
Scotland - 6 - -
East Midlands - 3 £48,000 -
South West - 3 £45,000 -
Leicester - 3 £48,000 -
Loughborough - 3 £48,000 -
Bath - 3 £45,000 -
Leicestershire - 3 £48,000 -
Somerset - 3 £45,000 -

CFEngine
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing CFEngine also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CFEngine.

1 91 (98.91%) Puppet
2 90 (97.83%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (70.65%) Linux
4 64 (69.57%) Jenkins
5 59 (64.13%) Continuous Integration
6 54 (58.70%) DevOps
7 52 (56.52%) Git (software)
8 49 (53.26%) Amazon AWS
9 45 (48.91%) Configuration Management
10 43 (46.74%) Windows
11 40 (43.48%) Windows Server
12 38 (41.30%) Microsoft Azure
13 36 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (38.04%) VMware
14 35 (38.04%) Red Hat
14 35 (38.04%) Salt
15 33 (35.87%) Ansible
15 33 (35.87%) Google Cloud Platform
15 33 (35.87%) Python
15 33 (35.87%) Google
15 33 (35.87%) VMware Infrastructure
16 32 (34.78%) PowerShell
16 32 (34.78%) Unix
17 31 (33.70%) Java
18 29 (31.52%) Finance
19 26 (28.26%) MySQL
20 24 (26.09%) NoSQL
21 23 (25.00%) F5
21 23 (25.00%) Splunk
21 23 (25.00%) Firewall

CFEngine
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (13.04%) Apache Qpid
1 12 (13.04%) Cloud Foundry
1 12 (13.04%) OpenStack
2 11 (11.96%) IIS
3 10 (10.87%) Apache
4 9 (9.78%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (7.61%) nginx
6 6 (6.52%) Tomcat
7 4 (4.35%) Jetty
8 2 (2.17%) Confluence
8 2 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.17%) Zimbra
Applications
1 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 49 (53.26%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (41.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (35.87%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (16.30%) SaaS
5 12 (13.04%) GitHub
5 12 (13.04%) Google App Engine
5 12 (13.04%) Google Compute Engine
5 12 (13.04%) Heroku
5 12 (13.04%) PaaS
6 6 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (5.43%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (1.09%) IaaS
8 1 (1.09%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.00%) Firewall
2 13 (14.13%) DNS
2 13 (14.13%) Internet
3 12 (13.04%) AMQP
3 12 (13.04%) HTTP
3 12 (13.04%) Software-Defined Networking
4 7 (7.61%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.43%) snoop
5 5 (5.43%) tcpdump
6 4 (4.35%) DHCP
7 2 (2.17%) BGP
7 2 (2.17%) BIG-IP
7 2 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.17%) LDAP
7 2 (2.17%) SAN
7 2 (2.17%) SNMP
7 2 (2.17%) VPN
8 1 (1.09%) ICMP
8 1 (1.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (28.26%) MySQL
2 24 (26.09%) NoSQL
3 21 (22.83%) Apache Cassandra
3 21 (22.83%) MongoDB
4 16 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (13.04%) RDBMS
5 12 (13.04%) Relational Database
6 9 (9.78%) RavenDB
6 9 (9.78%) SQL Server
6 9 (9.78%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (3.26%) Redis
8 2 (2.17%) CouchDB
8 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.17%) Riak
Development Applications
1 64 (69.57%) Jenkins
2 52 (56.52%) Git (software)
3 23 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 14 (15.22%) Travis CI
5 11 (11.96%) MSBuild
5 11 (11.96%) Octopus Deploy
5 11 (11.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (11.96%) TeamCity
6 5 (5.43%) Mercurial
7 4 (4.35%) JIRA
7 4 (4.35%) Subversion
8 3 (3.26%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.26%) RSpec
9 2 (2.17%) git-flow
9 2 (2.17%) GitLab
General
1 29 (31.52%) Finance
2 12 (13.04%) Banking
2 12 (13.04%) Billing
3 3 (3.26%) Games
4 1 (1.09%) Retail
4 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (26.09%) Cloud Engineer
2 21 (22.83%) Linux Engineer
3 17 (18.48%) Administrator
3 17 (18.48%) Systems Engineer
4 16 (17.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 15 (16.30%) Automation Engineer
5 15 (16.30%) DevOps Engineer
6 14 (15.22%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 12 (13.04%) Architect
7 12 (13.04%) Cloud Architect
7 12 (13.04%) Service Architect
8 10 (10.87%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 10 (10.87%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 9 (9.78%) DBA
9 9 (9.78%) DevOps Administrator
9 9 (9.78%) SQL DBA
10 8 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (7.61%) PowerShell Engineer
12 5 (5.43%) Solaris Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.91%) Web Services
2 12 (13.04%) Java EE
2 12 (13.04%) RabbitMQ
3 9 (9.78%) .NET
4 7 (7.61%) LAMP
5 4 (4.35%) HornetQ
5 4 (4.35%) JMX
6 3 (3.26%) libvirt
6 3 (3.26%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (2.17%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.57%) Clustering
2 12 (13.04%) Blog
2 12 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.52%) Private Cloud
4 5 (5.43%) FMCG
5 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.26%) Life Science
5 3 (3.26%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.17%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 65 (70.65%) Linux
2 43 (46.74%) Windows
3 40 (43.48%) Windows Server
4 32 (34.78%) Unix
5 16 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (9.78%) Ubuntu
7 8 (8.70%) Debian
8 7 (7.61%) CentOS
9 5 (5.43%) Solaris
9 5 (5.43%) SUSE
10 3 (3.26%) FreeBSD
10 3 (3.26%) OpenBSD
11 2 (2.17%) SVR4
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (64.13%) Continuous Integration
2 54 (58.70%) DevOps
3 45 (48.91%) Configuration Management
4 36 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (22.83%) SDLC
6 15 (16.30%) High Availability
7 13 (14.13%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (14.13%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (13.04%) Automated Testing
8 12 (13.04%) Capacity Management
8 12 (13.04%) Release Management
8 12 (13.04%) Use Case
9 10 (10.87%) Load Balancing
10 7 (7.61%) Open Source
11 6 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (5.43%) Performance Testing
13 4 (4.35%) Performance Management
14 3 (3.26%) Network Monitoring
14 3 (3.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 33 (35.87%) Python
2 32 (34.78%) PowerShell
3 31 (33.70%) Java
4 21 (22.83%) C++
5 19 (20.65%) Perl
6 15 (16.30%) Ruby
7 13 (14.13%) Bash Shell
7 13 (14.13%) SQL
8 12 (13.04%) C#
9 10 (10.87%) PHP
10 7 (7.61%) Korn
11 6 (6.52%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.17%) Bourne shell
12 2 (2.17%) C
12 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
13 1 (1.09%) Erlang
13 1 (1.09%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (3.26%) Degree
System Software
1 33 (35.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (20.65%) Docker
3 14 (15.22%) KVM
4 11 (11.96%) Xen
5 6 (6.52%) Snort
6 5 (5.43%) Hyper-V
6 5 (5.43%) NFS
6 5 (5.43%) RHEV
6 5 (5.43%) vSphere
7 4 (4.35%) iptables
7 4 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
8 3 (3.26%) Ceph
8 3 (3.26%) LXC
8 3 (3.26%) QEMU
8 3 (3.26%) Squid
9 2 (2.17%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 91 (98.91%) Puppet
2 90 (97.83%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (38.04%) Salt
4 33 (35.87%) Ansible
5 21 (22.83%) Rundeck
6 9 (9.78%) Nagios
7 5 (5.43%) Ganeti
7 5 (5.43%) SCCM
7 5 (5.43%) SCOM
7 5 (5.43%) vRealize
8 4 (4.35%) Cacti
8 4 (4.35%) ZABBIX
9 2 (2.17%) HAProxy
9 2 (2.17%) Linux-HA
9 2 (2.17%) logstash
9 2 (2.17%) Marathon
9 2 (2.17%) Mesos
9 2 (2.17%) Pacemaker
9 2 (2.17%) yum
10 1 (1.09%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 35 (38.04%) Red Hat
1 35 (38.04%) VMware
2 33 (35.87%) Google
3 23 (25.00%) F5
3 23 (25.00%) Splunk
4 15 (16.30%) Oracle
5 12 (13.04%) Sybase
6 11 (11.96%) New Relic
6 11 (11.96%) RedGate
7 9 (9.78%) Rackspace
8 5 (5.43%) Cisco
8 5 (5.43%) Microsoft
8 5 (5.43%) SaltStack
8 5 (5.43%) ServiceNow
9 3 (3.26%) Juniper
10 2 (2.17%) Atlassian
10 2 (2.17%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.09%) Computacenter