The table below looks at the statistics for Cobbler skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cobbler over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cobbler
Rank 884 843 864
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +21
Permanent jobs citing Cobbler 15 30 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.028% 0.021%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.20% 0.46% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12 27 22
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%

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
7454 6575 6383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.40% 6.18% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5929 5331 5185
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 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

Cobbler
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cobbler within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Cobbler Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cobbler
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cobbler within the UK.

Cobbler Salary Trend in the UK

Cobbler
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cobbler over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Cobbler Salary Histogram in the UK

Cobbler
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cobbler within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(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 -51 14 £55,000 -
London -18 9 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 5 £40,000 -
Leeds - 5 £40,000 -
Harrow -15 2 £57,500 -
City of London -10 1 £57,500 +4.54%

Cobbler
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Cobbler 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 Cobbler.

1 39 (95.12%) Linux
2 33 (80.49%) Puppet
3 29 (70.73%) VMware
4 25 (60.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (60.98%) Python
4 25 (60.98%) Red Hat
5 21 (51.22%) DevOps
6 17 (41.46%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (41.46%) Git (software)
6 17 (41.46%) Ruby
7 16 (39.02%) nginx
7 16 (39.02%) Nagios
8 15 (36.59%) Perl
9 14 (34.15%) Tomcat
9 14 (34.15%) Load Balancing
9 14 (34.15%) Games
10 13 (31.71%) Subversion
10 13 (31.71%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (31.71%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (31.71%) Bash Shell
11 12 (29.27%) Apache
11 12 (29.27%) MySQL
11 12 (29.27%) CentOS
11 12 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (26.83%) Ubuntu
12 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (26.83%) Java
12 11 (26.83%) Internet
12 11 (26.83%) Splunk
12 11 (26.83%) Jenkins

Cobbler
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Cobbler 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 Cobbler. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (39.02%) nginx
2 14 (34.15%) Tomcat
3 12 (29.27%) Apache
4 7 (17.07%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.44%) Zimbra
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) Internet
2 9 (21.95%) SAN
3 5 (12.20%) DNS
3 5 (12.20%) LDAP
4 4 (9.76%) SMTP
4 4 (9.76%) SSH
5 3 (7.32%) NAS
5 3 (7.32%) tcpdump
5 3 (7.32%) SNMP
6 2 (4.88%) Firewall
6 2 (4.88%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.44%) Network Security
7 1 (2.44%) BGP
7 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.44%) VPN
7 1 (2.44%) DHCP
7 1 (2.44%) HTTP
7 1 (2.44%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) MySQL
2 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (41.46%) Git (software)
2 13 (31.71%) Subversion
3 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (34.15%) Games
2 10 (24.39%) Telecoms
2 10 (24.39%) Online Betting
3 5 (12.20%) Banking
4 4 (9.76%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.88%) Finance
6 1 (2.44%) Advertising
6 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Administrator
1 15 (36.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (31.71%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (29.27%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (24.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 9 (21.95%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (17.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (12.20%) Architect
8 4 (9.76%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (9.76%) Systems Architect
9 3 (7.32%) Junior
10 2 (4.88%) Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) UNIX Systems Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) UNIX Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) IT Architect
10 2 (4.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 2 (4.88%) UNIX Administrator
10 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 1 (2.44%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) LAMP
2 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Online Games
1 10 (24.39%) Social Media
2 5 (12.20%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Open Source
4 1 (2.44%) Physics
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) HACMP
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.44%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 39 (95.12%) Linux
2 12 (29.27%) CentOS
2 12 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (26.83%) Ubuntu
4 9 (21.95%) UNIX
4 9 (21.95%) Solaris
5 7 (17.07%) Windows
6 6 (14.63%) Fedora
7 4 (9.76%) AIX
8 2 (4.88%) VMS
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.44%) SUSE
9 1 (2.44%) Debian
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) DevOps
2 14 (34.15%) Load Balancing
3 13 (31.71%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (31.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (24.39%) E-Commerce
5 10 (24.39%) Configuration Management
6 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
7 5 (12.20%) Scrum
8 4 (9.76%) Identity Management
8 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (7.32%) Project Management
9 3 (7.32%) RUP
9 3 (7.32%) DSDM
10 2 (4.88%) ITIL
10 2 (4.88%) Validation
10 2 (4.88%) Kanban
10 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (2.44%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) Python
2 17 (41.46%) Ruby
3 15 (36.59%) Perl
4 13 (31.71%) Bash Shell
5 11 (26.83%) Java
6 10 (24.39%) Shell Script
7 8 (19.51%) PHP
8 4 (9.76%) SQL
9 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.44%) Lua
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) RHCE
2 3 (7.32%) RHCA
2 3 (7.32%) RHCT
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 25 (60.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (24.39%) VMware ESX
3 5 (12.20%) NFS
4 3 (7.32%) XenServer
4 3 (7.32%) Xen
5 2 (4.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (4.88%) vSphere
5 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.44%) Samba
6 1 (2.44%) Squid
6 1 (2.44%) GPFS
6 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 33 (80.49%) Puppet
2 17 (41.46%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (39.02%) Nagios
4 11 (26.83%) Opsview
5 10 (24.39%) Munin
6 3 (7.32%) YUM
6 3 (7.32%) CFEngine
6 3 (7.32%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (7.32%) Tivoli
7 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (4.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (2.44%) SCCM
8 1 (2.44%) SCOM
8 1 (2.44%) ZABBIX
8 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 29 (70.73%) VMware
2 25 (60.98%) Red Hat
3 11 (26.83%) Splunk
4 10 (24.39%) F5
5 6 (14.63%) Veritas
6 5 (12.20%) Oracle
7 3 (7.32%) IBM
7 3 (7.32%) Dell
8 2 (4.88%) Citrix
8 2 (4.88%) HP
8 2 (4.88%) Symantec
9 1 (2.44%) Scalix
9 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.44%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.44%) EnterpriseDB