Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cacti
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1006 1074 1078
Rank change year-on-year +68 +4 -49
Permanent jobs citing Cacti 182 149 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.079% 0.099%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.16% 0.91% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 171 124 191
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +14.58% -4.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,750 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -11.74% +21.05% +18.75%

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 15744 16383 16811
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.79% 8.66% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12904 13227 13667
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017. 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 +52 172 £52,500 -4.55% 7
UK excluding London +45 99 £50,750 -11.74% 7
London +31 82 £58,000 +22.11%
North of England +11 31 £47,500 +18.75% 6
North West +6 31 £47,500 +13.10% 6
East of England - 27 £52,500 -
South East +27 26 £54,500 -9.17% 1
Scotland -19 8 £30,000 -45.45%
Midlands +43 5 £40,500 -10.00%
West Midlands +24 4 £40,500 -10.00%
South West +5 4 £42,500 +21.43%
East Midlands - 1 £44,317 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT jobs citing Cacti 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 Cacti.

1 134 (73.63%) Cisco
2 121 (66.48%) Nagios
3 116 (63.74%) Linux
4 103 (56.59%) Cisco ASA
5 101 (55.49%) Firewall
6 92 (50.55%) DNS
7 77 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
8 71 (39.01%) Cisco Nexus
9 61 (33.52%) BGP
10 59 (32.42%) Telecoms
11 58 (31.87%) CCNP
12 57 (31.32%) Data Centre
13 54 (29.67%) Puppet
13 54 (29.67%) LAN
14 52 (28.57%) Configuration Management
14 52 (28.57%) VMware
15 51 (28.02%) VPN
16 49 (26.92%) TCP/IP
17 47 (25.82%) Red Hat
18 46 (25.27%) WAN
18 46 (25.27%) Perl
18 46 (25.27%) Network Monitoring
19 45 (24.73%) Cisco IOS
19 45 (24.73%) VoIP
20 44 (24.18%) Ethernet
20 44 (24.18%) MySQL
21 43 (23.63%) Windows
21 43 (23.63%) Python
22 38 (20.88%) DHCP
22 38 (20.88%) OSPF

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 35 (19.23%) Apache
2 22 (12.09%) Tomcat
3 16 (8.79%) nginx
4 10 (5.49%) Confluence
5 9 (4.95%) SAS
6 7 (3.85%) uWSGI
7 3 (1.65%) lighttpd
8 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.55%) IIS
9 1 (0.55%) JBoss
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (4.95%) Microsoft Office
1 9 (4.95%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (15.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (6.59%) SaaS
4 2 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.10%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.55%) GitHub
5 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 103 (56.59%) Cisco ASA
2 101 (55.49%) Firewall
3 92 (50.55%) DNS
4 71 (39.01%) Cisco Nexus
5 61 (33.52%) BGP
6 54 (29.67%) LAN
7 51 (28.02%) VPN
8 49 (26.92%) TCP/IP
9 46 (25.27%) WAN
10 45 (24.73%) Cisco IOS
10 45 (24.73%) VoIP
11 44 (24.18%) Ethernet
12 38 (20.88%) DHCP
12 38 (20.88%) OSPF
13 36 (19.78%) Wireshark
14 33 (18.13%) IPv4
14 33 (18.13%) MPLS
15 29 (15.93%) FTP
15 29 (15.93%) IPsec
16 28 (15.38%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (24.18%) MySQL
2 26 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (7.14%) InfluxDB
4 12 (6.59%) DB2
4 12 (6.59%) MariaDB
5 6 (3.30%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.20%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.10%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (10.44%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.24%) Sonatype Nexus
3 12 (6.59%) JIRA
4 11 (6.04%) Subversion
5 4 (2.20%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.65%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.10%) Maven
7 2 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 59 (32.42%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.14%) Finance
3 10 (5.49%) Games
4 6 (3.30%) Automotive
5 4 (2.20%) Online Betting
6 2 (1.10%) Marketing
7 1 (0.55%) Advertising
7 1 (0.55%) Electronics
7 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 89 (48.90%) Network Engineer
2 46 (25.27%) Cisco Engineer
3 40 (21.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 32 (17.58%) Senior Network Engineer
5 29 (15.93%) Administrator
6 27 (14.84%) Systems Engineer
7 25 (13.74%) Linux Engineer
8 24 (13.19%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 23 (12.64%) Linux Administrator
10 22 (12.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 20 (10.99%) Systems Administrator
12 18 (9.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 18 (9.89%) Network Security Engineer
12 18 (9.89%) Security Engineer
12 18 (9.89%) WAN Engineer
13 17 (9.34%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 17 (9.34%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
14 16 (8.79%) Telecoms Engineer
15 14 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
15 14 (7.69%) LAN/WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.14%) 802.1X
2 11 (6.04%) XMPP
3 9 (4.95%) FreeSWITCH
4 8 (4.40%) LEMP Stack
5 7 (3.85%) Django
5 7 (3.85%) LAMP
5 7 (3.85%) PHP-FPM
5 7 (3.85%) WSGI
6 3 (1.65%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (1.65%) Web Services
7 2 (1.10%) Apache Axis
7 2 (1.10%) HTML
7 2 (1.10%) Sensu
8 1 (0.55%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.55%) Java EE
8 1 (0.55%) OpenVZ
8 1 (0.55%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.55%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 57 (31.32%) Data Centre
2 31 (17.03%) Computer Science
3 15 (8.24%) Replication
4 12 (6.59%) Linux Command Line
4 12 (6.59%) Management Information System
5 11 (6.04%) DataPower
5 11 (6.04%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 10 (5.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 9 (4.95%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (4.40%) Private Cloud
9 7 (3.85%) Clustering
9 7 (3.85%) Wiki
10 4 (2.20%) Video on Demand
11 3 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.65%) Public Cloud
12 2 (1.10%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.55%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 116 (63.74%) Linux
2 43 (23.63%) Windows
3 37 (20.33%) CentOS
4 31 (17.03%) Unix
5 26 (14.29%) Solaris
6 20 (10.99%) Debian
7 18 (9.89%) Ubuntu
8 12 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (6.04%) Windows Server
10 3 (1.65%) FreeBSD
11 2 (1.10%) VMS
11 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.55%) Fedora
12 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 46 (25.27%) Network Monitoring
3 35 (19.23%) Network Management
4 34 (18.68%) DevOps
5 32 (17.58%) Kalman Filter
6 24 (13.19%) Open Source
7 21 (11.54%) Time Management
8 19 (10.44%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (9.34%) Change Management
9 17 (9.34%) Validation
10 16 (8.79%) Capacity Management
11 15 (8.24%) Change Control
12 14 (7.69%) ITIL
13 13 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (7.14%) Security Monitoring
13 13 (7.14%) SIEM
14 12 (6.59%) High Availability
14 12 (6.59%) Information Security
14 12 (6.59%) Patch Management
15 11 (6.04%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (25.27%) Perl
2 43 (23.63%) Python
3 37 (20.33%) Bash Shell
4 22 (12.09%) PHP
5 20 (10.99%) Shell Script
6 18 (9.89%) Ruby
7 15 (8.24%) C
7 15 (8.24%) SQL
8 4 (2.20%) AWK
8 4 (2.20%) Java
8 4 (2.20%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.20%) sed
9 2 (1.10%) C#
9 2 (1.10%) Erlang
10 1 (0.55%) C++
10 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 77 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (31.87%) CCNP
3 34 (18.68%) Degree
4 29 (15.93%) CCNA
5 24 (13.19%) Network+ Certification
6 19 (10.44%) CCIE
7 13 (7.14%) CCSP
7 13 (7.14%) JNCIP
8 8 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (3.85%) CCA
9 7 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.75%) JNCIE
10 5 (2.75%) MCSE
11 4 (2.20%) RHCE
11 4 (2.20%) RHCSA
12 3 (1.65%) Linux+ Certification
12 3 (1.65%) MCSA
13 1 (0.55%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 11 (6.04%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) GCP
System Software
1 29 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (15.38%) iptables
2 28 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
3 18 (9.89%) Active Directory
4 16 (8.79%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (7.69%) Samba
6 12 (6.59%) Postfix
6 12 (6.59%) VMware NSX
7 9 (4.95%) Docker
7 9 (4.95%) vSphere
8 7 (3.85%) BIND 9
8 7 (3.85%) Kamailio
9 4 (2.20%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 4 (2.20%) KVM
10 3 (1.65%) Varnish
11 2 (1.10%) Hyper-V
11 2 (1.10%) NFS
11 2 (1.10%) PowerDNS
12 1 (0.55%) LXC
12 1 (0.55%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 121 (66.48%) Nagios
2 54 (29.67%) Puppet
3 31 (17.03%) Ansible
4 24 (13.19%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (12.09%) Icinga
6 21 (11.54%) SolarWinds Orion
7 18 (9.89%) Grafana
7 18 (9.89%) OpenNMS
7 18 (9.89%) SmokePing
8 17 (9.34%) Salt
9 16 (8.79%) Cisco Prime
9 16 (8.79%) SELinux
10 15 (8.24%) RANCID
10 15 (8.24%) Red Hat Satellite
11 14 (7.69%) OpenView
11 14 (7.69%) QRadar
11 14 (7.69%) SCCM
11 14 (7.69%) vCenter Server
12 12 (6.59%) Oracle ZFS
13 11 (6.04%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 134 (73.63%) Cisco
2 52 (28.57%) VMware
3 47 (25.82%) Red Hat
4 37 (20.33%) SolarWinds
5 35 (19.23%) Juniper
6 29 (15.93%) HP
7 28 (15.38%) Palo Alto
8 27 (14.84%) Microsoft
9 24 (13.19%) CheckPoint
9 24 (13.19%) Oracle
10 21 (11.54%) Citrix
11 20 (10.99%) Meraki
12 17 (9.34%) Brocade
12 17 (9.34%) Polycom
13 15 (8.24%) F5
14 14 (7.69%) Ericsson
14 14 (7.69%) Huawei
15 12 (6.59%) EMC
15 12 (6.59%) NetApp
15 12 (6.59%) Sun