Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cacti
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1054 1045 1087
Rank change year-on-year -9 +42 +18
Permanent jobs citing Cacti 104 155 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.088% 0.098%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.59% 0.99% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 77 140 168
UK median annual salary £43,500 £50,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.00% -1.96% +7.37%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -15.79% -5.00% +5.26%

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 17,612 15,736 17,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.42% 8.93% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 14,021 12,714 14,276
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £31,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

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 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Cacti in the UK

Cacti
Top 12 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 21 August 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 -11 100 £43,500 -14.71% 10
UK excluding London -1 71 £40,000 -15.79% 8
London -14 33 £61,250 +11.36% 3
North of England +39 31 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Yorkshire - 21 £40,000 - 1
South West +23 20 £40,000 +14.29%
North West +1 10 £40,000 -5.88% 1
East of England +5 7 £75,000 +42.86% 4
South East -3 7 £50,000 - 1
Scotland -14 4 - - 1
West Midlands +28 2 £60,000 +48.15%
Midlands +5 2 £60,000 +48.15%

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 61 (58.65%) Linux
2 50 (48.08%) Cisco
3 46 (44.23%) Python
4 44 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (41.35%) Nagios
6 41 (39.42%) Puppet
7 38 (36.54%) DevOps
8 36 (34.62%) PHP
8 36 (34.62%) Firewall
9 35 (33.65%) Unix
10 34 (32.69%) Apache
10 34 (32.69%) Perl
11 33 (31.73%) Telecoms
11 33 (31.73%) SolarWinds
11 33 (31.73%) Problem-Solving
12 32 (30.77%) Bash Shell
13 31 (29.81%) Microsoft
14 30 (28.85%) CCNP
14 30 (28.85%) ZABBIX
15 28 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
15 28 (26.92%) VMware
15 28 (26.92%) Ansible
16 26 (25.00%) BGP
16 26 (25.00%) OSPF
16 26 (25.00%) Windows
17 25 (24.04%) Munin
18 24 (23.08%) Juniper
19 23 (22.12%) CCNA
20 22 (21.15%) Configuration Management
20 22 (21.15%) Data Centre

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 34 (32.69%) Apache
2 15 (14.42%) nginx
2 15 (14.42%) Tomcat
3 10 (9.62%) OpenStack
4 8 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.81%) CloudStack
5 5 (4.81%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.92%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.92%) JBoss
7 1 (0.96%) Confluence
7 1 (0.96%) lighttpd
Cloud Services
1 28 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (18.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (9.62%) SaaS
4 8 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (5.77%) Office 365
6 5 (4.81%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (4.81%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (4.81%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (4.81%) Route 53
6 5 (4.81%) Serverless
7 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (34.62%) Firewall
2 26 (25.00%) BGP
2 26 (25.00%) OSPF
3 20 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (19.23%) MPLS
4 18 (17.31%) Cisco Nexus
4 18 (17.31%) TCP/IP
4 18 (17.31%) Wi-Fi
5 17 (16.35%) VPN
6 16 (15.38%) DNS
6 16 (15.38%) Wireshark
7 15 (14.42%) NetScaler
8 14 (13.46%) HSRP
8 14 (13.46%) IPsec
9 13 (12.50%) VLAN
9 13 (12.50%) WAN
10 12 (11.54%) IPv6
10 12 (11.54%) Network Security
10 12 (11.54%) Wireless
11 11 (10.58%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.27%) MySQL
2 10 (9.62%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.69%) InfluxDB
4 6 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (16.35%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.65%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.69%) JIRA
4 7 (6.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (5.77%) GitLab
6 5 (4.81%) Subversion
7 2 (1.92%) GCC
7 2 (1.92%) Maven
7 2 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.96%) Vagrant
General
1 33 (31.73%) Telecoms
2 19 (18.27%) Retail
3 11 (10.58%) Finance
4 7 (6.73%) Electronics
4 7 (6.73%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.73%) Marketing
5 3 (2.88%) Billing
5 3 (2.88%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.92%) Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 25 (24.04%) Network Engineer
3 18 (17.31%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 16 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (14.42%) IT Engineer
5 15 (14.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 14 (13.46%) Administrator
6 14 (13.46%) Linux Administrator
6 14 (13.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 14 (13.46%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (11.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 10 (9.62%) DevOps Administrator
8 10 (9.62%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 10 (9.62%) Linux DevOps Administrator
9 8 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (6.73%) Cloud Engineer
10 7 (6.73%) Security Engineer
11 6 (5.77%) DevOps Manager
12 5 (4.81%) Active Directory Engineer
12 5 (4.81%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.31%) LAMP
2 12 (11.54%) 802.1X
3 10 (9.62%) XMPP
4 8 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
5 7 (6.73%) Node.js
6 6 (5.77%) LAPP Stack
7 5 (4.81%) OpenVZ
8 3 (2.88%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (1.92%) Kafka
10 1 (0.96%) LDAP
10 1 (0.96%) libvirt
10 1 (0.96%) Middleware
10 1 (0.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.15%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.58%) Clustering
2 11 (10.58%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.62%) DataPower
3 10 (9.62%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 5 (4.81%) Cloud Native
4 5 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.85%) CMDB
5 4 (3.85%) Replication
6 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.92%) Fintech
7 2 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.92%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.92%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.96%) BYOD
8 1 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.96%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 61 (58.65%) Linux
2 35 (33.65%) Unix
3 26 (25.00%) Windows
4 21 (20.19%) CentOS
5 20 (19.23%) Ubuntu
6 6 (5.77%) FreeBSD
6 6 (5.77%) Solaris
6 6 (5.77%) Windows Server
7 5 (4.81%) OpenBSD
7 5 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.88%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.92%) VMS
10 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.54%) DevOps
2 33 (31.73%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (21.15%) Configuration Management
4 18 (17.31%) ITIL
4 18 (17.31%) Open Source
5 17 (16.35%) Service Delivery
6 15 (14.42%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (14.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 15 (14.42%) Server Virtualisation
7 14 (13.46%) Incident Management
8 13 (12.50%) Load Balancing
9 11 (10.58%) Change Management
9 11 (10.58%) Service Management
10 10 (9.62%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (9.62%) Collaborative Working
10 10 (9.62%) Network Management
10 10 (9.62%) Systems Analysis
11 8 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (6.73%) Build Automation
12 7 (6.73%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (44.23%) Python
2 36 (34.62%) PHP
3 34 (32.69%) Perl
4 32 (30.77%) Bash Shell
5 10 (9.62%) Go
5 10 (9.62%) Java
6 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.88%) Ruby
7 2 (1.92%) SQL
8 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (28.85%) CCNP
3 23 (22.12%) CCNA
4 12 (11.54%) CCIE
4 12 (11.54%) Degree
5 11 (10.58%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (9.62%) CCA
6 10 (9.62%) CISSP
6 10 (9.62%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (9.62%) LPIC
6 10 (9.62%) SC Cleared
6 10 (9.62%) Security Cleared
6 10 (9.62%) SSCP
6 10 (9.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.92%) CCSE
7 2 (1.92%) CCSP
8 1 (0.96%) CCDP
8 1 (0.96%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.96%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.96%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) GCP
2 6 (5.77%) SLA
3 3 (2.88%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.96%) GPG13
4 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 14 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (10.58%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.58%) VMware NSX
3 8 (7.69%) Docker
4 6 (5.77%) KVM
5 5 (4.81%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (4.81%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.85%) Ceph
6 4 (3.85%) Corosync
6 4 (3.85%) DRBD
6 4 (3.85%) iptables
7 3 (2.88%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.96%) Postfix
9 1 (0.96%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 43 (41.35%) Nagios
2 41 (39.42%) Puppet
3 30 (28.85%) ZABBIX
4 28 (26.92%) Ansible
5 25 (24.04%) Munin
6 13 (12.50%) Terraform
7 10 (9.62%) Cisco CUCM
8 9 (8.65%) HAProxy
8 9 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (8.65%) Prometheus
9 8 (7.69%) Grafana
9 8 (7.69%) Icinga
9 8 (7.69%) Kubernetes
10 6 (5.77%) SolarWinds Orion
11 5 (4.81%) Rancher
12 4 (3.85%) Capistrano
12 4 (3.85%) Pacemaker
13 3 (2.88%) OpenNMS
13 3 (2.88%) SCOM
14 2 (1.92%) Ambari
Vendors
1 50 (48.08%) Cisco
2 33 (31.73%) SolarWinds
3 31 (29.81%) Microsoft
4 28 (26.92%) VMware
5 24 (23.08%) Juniper
6 20 (19.23%) Citrix
7 17 (16.35%) Red Hat
8 16 (15.38%) SaltStack
9 15 (14.42%) Palo Alto
10 10 (9.62%) IBM
10 10 (9.62%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (8.65%) CheckPoint
11 9 (8.65%) Fortinet
11 9 (8.65%) Oracle
12 8 (7.69%) Google
13 7 (6.73%) Meraki
13 7 (6.73%) SAP
13 7 (6.73%) Splunk
14 6 (5.77%) ServiceNow
15 5 (4.81%) Percona