Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cacti
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1039 1017 1089
Rank change year-on-year -22 +72 +34
Permanent jobs citing Cacti 103 182 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.10% 0.080%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.59% 1.15% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 79 170 124
UK median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.91% -6.36% +15.79%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £35,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% -9.09% +15.79%

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 17,411 15,765 17,103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.57% 9.02% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13,779 12,881 13,819
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Cacti in the UK

Cacti
Top 10 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 19 October 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 -28 99 £50,000 -4.76% 13
UK excluding London +4 74 £40,000 -20.00% 9
North of England +24 33 £40,000 -5.88% 2
London -22 29 £62,500 +13.12% 4
Yorkshire - 21 £40,000 -
South West +11 18 £40,000 -5.88% 2
East of England +10 13 £75,000 +42.86%
North West -14 12 £40,000 -5.88% 2
South East -13 6 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Scotland -5 4 - -

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 59 (57.28%) Linux
2 49 (47.57%) Cisco
2 49 (47.57%) Nagios
3 46 (44.66%) Python
4 43 (41.75%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (37.86%) Firewall
5 39 (37.86%) Puppet
6 37 (35.92%) Perl
7 35 (33.98%) PHP
8 34 (33.01%) Bash Shell
8 34 (33.01%) DevOps
9 33 (32.04%) Unix
10 32 (31.07%) Telecoms
11 31 (30.10%) Apache
12 29 (28.16%) Ansible
13 28 (27.18%) ZABBIX
13 28 (27.18%) SolarWinds
14 27 (26.21%) CCNP
14 27 (26.21%) CCNA
15 26 (25.24%) Microsoft
15 26 (25.24%) Munin
15 26 (25.24%) Problem-Solving
16 25 (24.27%) Amazon AWS
16 25 (24.27%) Juniper
17 24 (23.30%) Windows
17 24 (23.30%) BGP
17 24 (23.30%) OSPF
18 23 (22.33%) VMware
19 21 (20.39%) Data Centre
20 20 (19.42%) TCP/IP

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 31 (30.10%) Apache
2 16 (15.53%) nginx
2 16 (15.53%) Tomcat
3 10 (9.71%) OpenStack
4 8 (7.77%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.85%) CloudStack
6 3 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.94%) JBoss
8 1 (0.97%) Confluence
8 1 (0.97%) lighttpd
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 25 (24.27%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (15.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (6.80%) SaaS
5 6 (5.83%) Office 365
6 5 (4.85%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (4.85%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (4.85%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (4.85%) Route 53
6 5 (4.85%) Serverless
7 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (37.86%) Firewall
2 24 (23.30%) BGP
2 24 (23.30%) OSPF
3 20 (19.42%) TCP/IP
4 19 (18.45%) MRTG
5 17 (16.50%) DNS
6 16 (15.53%) MPLS
6 16 (15.53%) VLAN
6 16 (15.53%) Wi-Fi
7 15 (14.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (14.56%) VPN
7 15 (14.56%) WAN
7 15 (14.56%) Wireshark
8 14 (13.59%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (13.59%) Wireless
9 13 (12.62%) Network Security
10 12 (11.65%) HSRP
10 12 (11.65%) VoIP
11 11 (10.68%) LAN
11 11 (10.68%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.48%) MySQL
2 8 (7.77%) InfluxDB
2 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.80%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (15.53%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.77%) JIRA
3 7 (6.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (6.80%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.83%) GitLab
5 5 (4.85%) Subversion
6 2 (1.94%) GCC
6 2 (1.94%) Maven
7 1 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.97%) Vagrant
General
1 32 (31.07%) Telecoms
2 18 (17.48%) Retail
3 11 (10.68%) Finance
4 7 (6.80%) Electronics
4 7 (6.80%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.80%) Marketing
5 5 (4.85%) Advertising
6 3 (2.91%) Billing
7 1 (0.97%) Banking
7 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 34 (33.01%) Network Engineer
2 25 (24.27%) Linux Engineer
3 21 (20.39%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 15 (14.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 14 (13.59%) Administrator
5 14 (13.59%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (13.59%) Linux Administrator
5 14 (13.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 14 (13.59%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (11.65%) IT Engineer
6 12 (11.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 12 (11.65%) Systems Engineer
7 11 (10.68%) Security Engineer
8 10 (9.71%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (9.71%) DevOps Administrator
8 10 (9.71%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 10 (9.71%) Linux DevOps Administrator
8 10 (9.71%) Network Security Engineer
9 7 (6.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) DevOps Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.53%) LAMP
2 9 (8.74%) 802.1X
3 8 (7.77%) LEMP Stack
4 7 (6.80%) Node.js
4 7 (6.80%) XMPP
5 6 (5.83%) LAPP Stack
5 6 (5.83%) OpenVZ
6 2 (1.94%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.97%) LDAP
7 1 (0.97%) Middleware
7 1 (0.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.39%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.68%) Clustering
3 8 (7.77%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.80%) DataPower
4 7 (6.80%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 5 (4.85%) Cloud Native
5 5 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.88%) CMDB
6 4 (3.88%) Replication
7 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.94%) Eurex
9 1 (0.97%) BYOD
9 1 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.97%) Equities
9 1 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.97%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 59 (57.28%) Linux
2 33 (32.04%) Unix
3 24 (23.30%) Windows
4 20 (19.42%) CentOS
5 18 (17.48%) Ubuntu
6 8 (7.77%) Windows Server
7 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (5.83%) FreeBSD
8 6 (5.83%) Solaris
9 5 (4.85%) OpenBSD
9 5 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.88%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.94%) Debian
12 1 (0.97%) SUSE
12 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (33.01%) DevOps
2 26 (25.24%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (16.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 17 (16.50%) Service Delivery
4 16 (15.53%) Configuration Management
4 16 (15.53%) ITIL
5 15 (14.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (13.59%) Incident Management
6 14 (13.59%) Load Balancing
7 13 (12.62%) Build Automation
7 13 (12.62%) Open Source
7 13 (12.62%) Server Virtualisation
8 11 (10.68%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (10.68%) Service Management
9 10 (9.71%) Collaborative Working
10 9 (8.74%) Change Management
10 9 (8.74%) Problem Management
11 8 (7.77%) Network Management
12 7 (6.80%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (6.80%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 46 (44.66%) Python
2 37 (35.92%) Perl
3 35 (33.98%) PHP
4 34 (33.01%) Bash Shell
5 10 (9.71%) Java
6 8 (7.77%) Go
7 4 (3.88%) Ruby
8 3 (2.91%) SQL
9 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (41.75%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (26.21%) CCNA
2 27 (26.21%) CCNP
3 10 (9.71%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.71%) Security Cleared
4 9 (8.74%) CCIE
4 9 (8.74%) Degree
5 8 (7.77%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (6.80%) CCA
6 7 (6.80%) CISSP
6 7 (6.80%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (6.80%) LPIC
6 7 (6.80%) SSCP
6 7 (6.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.94%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.97%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.97%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.97%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.97%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.97%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) SLA
2 3 (2.91%) Government Security Classifications
3 2 (1.94%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 13 (12.62%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.77%) VMware NSX
4 6 (5.83%) KVM
4 6 (5.83%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.85%) Docker
5 5 (4.85%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (3.88%) Ceph
6 4 (3.88%) Corosync
6 4 (3.88%) DRBD
6 4 (3.88%) iptables
7 3 (2.91%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.97%) Postfix
8 1 (0.97%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 49 (47.57%) Nagios
2 39 (37.86%) Puppet
3 29 (28.16%) Ansible
4 28 (27.18%) ZABBIX
5 26 (25.24%) Munin
6 13 (12.62%) Terraform
7 10 (9.71%) Grafana
8 9 (8.74%) HAProxy
9 8 (7.77%) Icinga
9 8 (7.77%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (7.77%) Prometheus
10 7 (6.80%) Cisco CUCM
11 6 (5.83%) SolarWinds Orion
12 5 (4.85%) Kubernetes
12 5 (4.85%) Rancher
13 4 (3.88%) Capistrano
13 4 (3.88%) OpenNMS
13 4 (3.88%) Pacemaker
13 4 (3.88%) RANCID
13 4 (3.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (47.57%) Cisco
2 28 (27.18%) SolarWinds
3 26 (25.24%) Microsoft
4 25 (24.27%) Juniper
5 23 (22.33%) VMware
6 20 (19.42%) Red Hat
7 16 (15.53%) Citrix
8 15 (14.56%) SaltStack
9 13 (12.62%) CheckPoint
10 12 (11.65%) Fortinet
10 12 (11.65%) Meraki
10 12 (11.65%) Palo Alto
11 9 (8.74%) Oracle
12 8 (7.77%) Google
13 7 (6.80%) IBM
13 7 (6.80%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (6.80%) SAP
14 6 (5.83%) ServiceNow
15 5 (4.85%) Percona
15 5 (4.85%) Splunk