Period
to 22 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Cacti skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cacti over the 6 months to 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cacti
UK
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1104 1041 1064
Rank change year-on-year -63 +23 +24
Permanent jobs citing Cacti 93 123 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.073% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.54% 0.83% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 82 104 188
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,400 £29,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £43,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.71% -12.50% +11.11%

Cacti is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 17,198 14,820 17,326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.01% 8.77% 8.63%
Number of salaries quoted 13,595 11,950 14,042
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

Cacti
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cacti as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cacti in the UK

Cacti
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cacti in the UK

Cacti
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cacti over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Cacti in the UK

Cacti
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cacti within the UK over the 6 months to 22 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -47 91 £50,000 - 11
London -27 49 £55,000 - 4
UK excluding London -29 44 £43,000 -1.71% 7
North of England -8 17 £43,000 +7.50% 1
North West +11 14 £43,000 +7.50%
South East -14 11 £55,000 -6.78%
South West -21 9 £38,500 +10.00% 4
Midlands +10 4 £60,000 +84.62% 2
West Midlands +10 4 £60,000 +84.62%
Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 - 1
East of England -9 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Scotland -32 1 - -
Isle of Man - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, IT jobs citing Cacti also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Cacti.

1 66 (70.97%) Cisco
2 64 (68.82%) Nagios
3 54 (58.06%) Linux
4 51 (54.84%) Configuration Management
5 49 (52.69%) Puppet
6 48 (51.61%) Python
7 42 (45.16%) BGP
8 39 (41.94%) DNS
8 39 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
8 39 (41.94%) Problem-Solving
9 37 (39.78%) Perl
10 36 (38.71%) OSPF
11 35 (37.63%) Firewall
11 35 (37.63%) VPN
12 32 (34.41%) Telecoms
12 32 (34.41%) Cisco ASA
13 31 (33.33%) CCNP
14 30 (32.26%) Juniper
14 30 (32.26%) VMware
15 29 (31.18%) PHP
16 28 (30.11%) Ethernet
17 27 (29.03%) Apache
18 26 (27.96%) DevOps
19 25 (26.88%) MySQL
19 25 (26.88%) SolarWinds
20 24 (25.81%) Bash Shell
20 24 (25.81%) Broadband
20 24 (25.81%) VoIP
20 24 (25.81%) IPv6
20 24 (25.81%) MPLS

Cacti
Co-occurring 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 27 (29.03%) Apache
2 15 (16.13%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.45%) Apache Spark
4 5 (5.38%) Confluence
4 5 (5.38%) nginx
4 5 (5.38%) uWSGI
5 3 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.08%) JBoss
6 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.90%) SaaS
2 10 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (5.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (45.16%) BGP
2 39 (41.94%) DNS
3 36 (38.71%) OSPF
4 35 (37.63%) Firewall
4 35 (37.63%) VPN
5 32 (34.41%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (30.11%) Ethernet
7 24 (25.81%) Broadband
7 24 (25.81%) HSRP
7 24 (25.81%) IPv6
7 24 (25.81%) MPLS
7 24 (25.81%) VoIP
8 23 (24.73%) Cisco Nexus
8 23 (24.73%) Wi-Fi
9 22 (23.66%) VLAN
10 21 (22.58%) TCP/IP
11 20 (21.51%) SNMP
12 18 (19.35%) IPv4
13 16 (17.20%) LAN
13 16 (17.20%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.88%) MySQL
2 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
3 9 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (7.53%) MariaDB
5 6 (6.45%) InfluxDB
6 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.23%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.23%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.15%) DB2
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (24.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.60%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (5.38%) JIRA
3 5 (5.38%) Subversion
4 4 (4.30%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.08%) GCC
5 1 (1.08%) Maven
General
1 32 (34.41%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.68%) Finance
3 8 (8.60%) Retail
4 7 (7.53%) Games
5 6 (6.45%) Online Betting
6 5 (5.38%) Banking
7 3 (3.23%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.15%) Advertising
8 2 (2.15%) Electronics
8 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
8 2 (2.15%) Marketing
9 1 (1.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (23.66%) Administrator
1 22 (23.66%) Systems Administrator
2 21 (22.58%) Linux Administrator
2 21 (22.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 21 (22.58%) Network Engineer
3 17 (18.28%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (11.83%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) Analyst
7 8 (8.60%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 8 (8.60%) Senior DevOps
7 8 (8.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (7.53%) Network Analyst
9 6 (6.45%) IT Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) Network Designer
10 5 (5.38%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.83%) LAMP
2 9 (9.68%) 802.1X
3 7 (7.53%) XMPP
4 6 (6.45%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (5.38%) Django
5 5 (5.38%) FreeSWITCH
5 5 (5.38%) LEMP Stack
5 5 (5.38%) PHP-FPM
5 5 (5.38%) WSGI
6 3 (3.23%) Kafka
6 3 (3.23%) LDAP
6 3 (3.23%) libvirt
7 1 (1.08%) Jinja
7 1 (1.08%) Node.js
7 1 (1.08%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.35%) Computer Science
1 18 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.83%) Replication
3 9 (9.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (8.60%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (8.60%) Private Cloud
5 7 (7.53%) DataPower
5 7 (7.53%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 5 (5.38%) Wiki
7 4 (4.30%) Video on Demand
8 3 (3.23%) Algorithms
8 3 (3.23%) Clustering
8 3 (3.23%) Fintech
8 3 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (3.23%) Public Cloud
9 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.08%) CMDB
10 1 (1.08%) Online Games
10 1 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 54 (58.06%) Linux
2 20 (21.51%) Windows
3 17 (18.28%) CentOS
4 16 (17.20%) Unix
5 14 (15.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (15.05%) Ubuntu
6 5 (5.38%) Debian
7 3 (3.23%) VMS
8 2 (2.15%) Solaris
9 1 (1.08%) FreeBSD
9 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (54.84%) Configuration Management
2 39 (41.94%) Problem-Solving
3 26 (27.96%) DevOps
4 21 (22.58%) Network Management
5 20 (21.51%) Change Management
6 19 (20.43%) Open Source
7 18 (19.35%) ITIL
8 12 (12.90%) Change Control
9 11 (11.83%) Proactive Monitoring
10 9 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (8.60%) Incident Management
11 8 (8.60%) Test Automation
12 7 (7.53%) High Availability
12 7 (7.53%) Load Balancing
12 7 (7.53%) Patch Management
12 7 (7.53%) Service Delivery
12 7 (7.53%) Systems Analysis
12 7 (7.53%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 48 (51.61%) Python
2 37 (39.78%) Perl
3 29 (31.18%) PHP
4 24 (25.81%) Bash Shell
5 18 (19.35%) SQL
6 13 (13.98%) Java
7 9 (9.68%) C++
8 8 (8.60%) Ruby
9 7 (7.53%) C
10 6 (6.45%) Shell Script
11 5 (5.38%) JavaScript
12 4 (4.30%) AWK
12 4 (4.30%) PL/SQL
12 4 (4.30%) sed
13 3 (3.23%) Go
13 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.08%) C#
14 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (33.33%) CCNP
3 18 (19.35%) Degree
4 11 (11.83%) JNCIP
5 9 (9.68%) CCIE
6 8 (8.60%) CCNA
7 7 (7.53%) CCA
7 7 (7.53%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (7.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (7.53%) RHCE
7 7 (7.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (6.45%) CISSP
8 6 (6.45%) LPIC
8 6 (6.45%) SSCP
9 4 (4.30%) CCSP
9 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
9 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
10 3 (3.23%) CCSE
11 1 (1.08%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (1.08%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.98%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.08%) GPG13
System Software
1 14 (15.05%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.98%) Docker
2 13 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.83%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (10.75%) VMware NSX
5 9 (9.68%) iptables
6 6 (6.45%) vSphere
7 5 (5.38%) BIND 9
7 5 (5.38%) Kamailio
7 5 (5.38%) Postfix
8 4 (4.30%) KVM
8 4 (4.30%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (3.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (2.15%) Samba
11 1 (1.08%) bhyve
11 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
11 1 (1.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 64 (68.82%) Nagios
2 49 (52.69%) Puppet
3 18 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (15.05%) RANCID
5 13 (13.98%) Ansible
5 13 (13.98%) OpenNMS
5 13 (13.98%) SCCM
6 12 (12.90%) Icinga
7 9 (9.68%) ZABBIX
8 8 (8.60%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (8.60%) logstash
8 8 (8.60%) Munin
8 8 (8.60%) SELinux
9 7 (7.53%) Grafana
9 7 (7.53%) Salt
10 6 (6.45%) BMC Marimba
10 6 (6.45%) Kubernetes
11 5 (5.38%) Netcool
11 5 (5.38%) SCOM
11 5 (5.38%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 66 (70.97%) Cisco
2 30 (32.26%) Juniper
2 30 (32.26%) VMware
3 25 (26.88%) SolarWinds
4 23 (24.73%) Red Hat
5 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
5 17 (18.28%) Oracle
6 13 (13.98%) Citrix
6 13 (13.98%) Ericsson
6 13 (13.98%) Huawei
7 12 (12.90%) Palo Alto
8 11 (11.83%) Dell
9 9 (9.68%) Splunk
10 7 (7.53%) Brocade
10 7 (7.53%) IBM
10 7 (7.53%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (6.45%) EqualLogic
11 6 (6.45%) Fortinet
11 6 (6.45%) SaltStack
11 6 (6.45%) Veeam