Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cacti
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1037 1075 1057
Rank change year-on-year +38 -18 -25
Permanent jobs citing Cacti 161 109 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.062% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.99% 0.72% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 151 84 210
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.37% +1.50% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00% +33.33%

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 16,292 15,167 16,908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.22% 8.68% 8.07%
Number of salaries quoted 13,114 12,290 13,772
UK median annual salary £53,000 £51,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.42% +3.50% +7.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% +4.65% +7.50%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +45 158 £55,000 +10.00% 12
London +36 95 £58,500 +23.16% 3
UK excluding London -16 66 £52,500 -12.50% 10
South East +8 32 £55,000 -8.33% 2
North of England -3 21 £51,500 +28.75% 5
North West -11 21 £51,500 +28.75% 4
East of England +5 7 £52,500 +5.00%
Midlands +10 3 £44,317 +36.36% 1
South West +7 3 £42,500 - 1
West Midlands 0 2 £46,250 +42.31% 1
Scotland -42 2 £30,000 -45.45%
East Midlands +10 1 £44,317 -
Isle of Man - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 122 (75.78%) Nagios
2 120 (74.53%) Cisco
3 110 (68.32%) Linux
4 86 (53.42%) Cisco ASA
5 81 (50.31%) DNS
6 71 (44.10%) Configuration Management
7 70 (43.48%) Python
8 67 (41.61%) BGP
8 67 (41.61%) Firewall
9 65 (40.37%) Puppet
10 63 (39.13%) Telecoms
11 62 (38.51%) Perl
12 59 (36.65%) Cisco Nexus
13 57 (35.40%) VPN
14 52 (32.30%) Cisco Certification
15 51 (31.68%) Red Hat
16 49 (30.43%) TCP/IP
17 46 (28.57%) MySQL
17 46 (28.57%) VMware
17 46 (28.57%) Bash Shell
18 42 (26.09%) Apache
19 41 (25.47%) VoIP
19 41 (25.47%) Ethernet
19 41 (25.47%) OSPF
19 41 (25.47%) Data Centre
20 38 (23.60%) CCNP
20 38 (23.60%) Oracle
21 37 (22.98%) Windows
22 36 (22.36%) DevOps
23 35 (21.74%) Degree

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 42 (26.09%) Apache
2 31 (19.25%) Tomcat
3 16 (9.94%) nginx
4 12 (7.45%) Confluence
4 12 (7.45%) uWSGI
5 6 (3.73%) SAS
6 3 (1.86%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.86%) lighttpd
7 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.62%) JBoss
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (4.97%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.73%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (8.07%) SaaS
4 6 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 86 (53.42%) Cisco ASA
2 81 (50.31%) DNS
3 67 (41.61%) BGP
3 67 (41.61%) Firewall
4 59 (36.65%) Cisco Nexus
5 57 (35.40%) VPN
6 49 (30.43%) TCP/IP
7 41 (25.47%) Ethernet
7 41 (25.47%) OSPF
7 41 (25.47%) VoIP
8 32 (19.88%) WAN
9 31 (19.25%) Broadband
9 31 (19.25%) Cisco IOS
9 31 (19.25%) LAN
10 30 (18.63%) SNMP
11 29 (18.01%) VLAN
12 27 (16.77%) IPv4
13 26 (16.15%) MPLS
14 25 (15.53%) HSRP
14 25 (15.53%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (28.57%) MySQL
2 31 (19.25%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (9.32%) InfluxDB
4 14 (8.70%) MariaDB
5 13 (8.07%) DB2
5 13 (8.07%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.97%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.48%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.24%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (18.63%) Git (software)
2 20 (12.42%) Sonatype Nexus
3 13 (8.07%) Subversion
4 12 (7.45%) JIRA
5 3 (1.86%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.62%) GCC
6 1 (0.62%) Maven
General
1 63 (39.13%) Telecoms
2 17 (10.56%) Finance
2 17 (10.56%) Games
3 10 (6.21%) Online Betting
4 3 (1.86%) Banking
5 2 (1.24%) Advertising
5 2 (1.24%) Automotive
5 2 (1.24%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.24%) Retail
6 1 (0.62%) Electronics
6 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.62%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (35.40%) Network Engineer
2 37 (22.98%) Administrator
3 32 (19.88%) Systems Administrator
4 30 (18.63%) Linux Administrator
5 29 (18.01%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 27 (16.77%) Senior Network Engineer
7 25 (15.53%) Cisco Engineer
8 23 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 22 (13.66%) Systems Engineer
10 21 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
10 21 (13.04%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 18 (11.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (9.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 16 (9.94%) Security Engineer
13 15 (9.32%) DevOps Engineer
14 14 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
14 14 (8.70%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 14 (8.70%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
14 14 (8.70%) Telecoms Engineer
15 13 (8.07%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.80%) LDAP
2 12 (7.45%) Django
2 12 (7.45%) FreeSWITCH
2 12 (7.45%) LEMP Stack
2 12 (7.45%) PHP-FPM
2 12 (7.45%) WSGI
3 7 (4.35%) LAMP
3 7 (4.35%) XMPP
4 6 (3.73%) 802.1X
5 3 (1.86%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (1.86%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (1.24%) libvirt
7 1 (0.62%) Jinja
7 1 (0.62%) Kafka
7 1 (0.62%) Node.js
7 1 (0.62%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.62%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (25.47%) Data Centre
2 32 (19.88%) Computer Science
3 22 (13.66%) Replication
4 17 (10.56%) Linux Command Line
5 13 (8.07%) Private Cloud
6 12 (7.45%) Wiki
7 9 (5.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 9 (5.59%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (4.97%) Video on Demand
9 7 (4.35%) DataPower
9 7 (4.35%) Management Information System
9 7 (4.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 4 (2.48%) Clustering
11 2 (1.24%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.24%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.62%) Fintech
12 1 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.62%) Online Games
12 1 (0.62%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 110 (68.32%) Linux
2 37 (22.98%) Windows
3 33 (20.50%) CentOS
4 27 (16.77%) Unix
5 24 (14.91%) Solaris
6 18 (11.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (8.70%) Ubuntu
8 13 (8.07%) Debian
9 4 (2.48%) FreeBSD
10 3 (1.86%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.62%) VMS
11 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (44.10%) Configuration Management
2 36 (22.36%) DevOps
3 33 (20.50%) Kalman Filter
4 26 (16.15%) Network Monitoring
5 25 (15.53%) Network Management
6 24 (14.91%) Open Source
7 23 (14.29%) Change Control
8 22 (13.66%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (10.56%) Capacity Management
9 17 (10.56%) High Availability
9 17 (10.56%) ITIL
9 17 (10.56%) Validation
10 15 (9.32%) Time Management
11 14 (8.70%) Change Management
11 14 (8.70%) Patch Management
11 14 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (8.70%) Proactive Monitoring
12 13 (8.07%) Release Management
12 13 (8.07%) Test Automation
13 12 (7.45%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 70 (43.48%) Python
2 62 (38.51%) Perl
3 46 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 28 (17.39%) PHP
5 23 (14.29%) SQL
6 22 (13.66%) Ruby
7 17 (10.56%) Shell Script
8 13 (8.07%) Java
9 12 (7.45%) C
10 10 (6.21%) C++
11 8 (4.97%) AWK
11 8 (4.97%) PL/SQL
11 8 (4.97%) sed
12 6 (3.73%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.62%) C#
13 1 (0.62%) Go
13 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (32.30%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (23.60%) CCNP
3 35 (21.74%) Degree
4 16 (9.94%) CCIE
5 13 (8.07%) CCSP
6 10 (6.21%) JNCIP
6 10 (6.21%) RHCE
7 7 (4.35%) CCNA
8 6 (3.73%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (3.11%) JNCIE
10 4 (2.48%) MCSE
10 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (1.86%) CCA
11 3 (1.86%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.24%) CCSE
13 1 (0.62%) CEH
13 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.70%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.73%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (20.50%) iptables
2 31 (19.25%) VMware ESXi
3 24 (14.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (9.32%) Active Directory
4 15 (9.32%) Postfix
5 14 (8.70%) Docker
5 14 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (8.07%) Samba
7 12 (7.45%) BIND 9
7 12 (7.45%) Kamailio
8 11 (6.83%) VMware NSX
9 10 (6.21%) vSphere
10 4 (2.48%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 3 (1.86%) KVM
11 3 (1.86%) Varnish
12 1 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.62%) bhyve
12 1 (0.62%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.62%) Xen
Systems Management
1 122 (75.78%) Nagios
2 65 (40.37%) Puppet
3 31 (19.25%) Ansible
4 30 (18.63%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (16.77%) Icinga
6 22 (13.66%) SELinux
7 21 (13.04%) Grafana
8 20 (12.42%) Salt
9 18 (11.18%) OpenNMS
10 15 (9.32%) RANCID
10 15 (9.32%) SolarWinds Orion
11 14 (8.70%) SCCM
12 13 (8.07%) Cisco Prime
12 13 (8.07%) Munin
12 13 (8.07%) Oracle ZFS
12 13 (8.07%) Red Hat Satellite
13 12 (7.45%) HAProxy
14 11 (6.83%) OpenView
14 11 (6.83%) QRadar
15 10 (6.21%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 120 (74.53%) Cisco
2 51 (31.68%) Red Hat
3 46 (28.57%) VMware
4 38 (23.60%) Oracle
5 34 (21.12%) SolarWinds
6 31 (19.25%) Juniper
7 24 (14.91%) HP
8 22 (13.66%) Dell
8 22 (13.66%) Palo Alto
9 21 (13.04%) F5
10 19 (11.80%) Brocade
11 18 (11.18%) Microsoft
12 17 (10.56%) Citrix
13 15 (9.32%) Sun
14 14 (8.70%) Ericsson
14 14 (8.70%) Huawei
15 13 (8.07%) EMC
15 13 (8.07%) NetApp
16 12 (7.45%) Polycom
17 10 (6.21%) Veeam