Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cacti
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1029 1071 1090
Rank change year-on-year +42 +19 -56
Permanent jobs citing Cacti 154 193 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.087% 0.098% 0.095%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.99% 1.14% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 139 168 161
UK median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% +7.37% -
10th Percentile £31,750 £32,000 £33,120
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +31.03%

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

Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 15509 16967 16540
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.77% 8.60% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12567 13810 13198
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,625 £29,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%

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 August 2017.

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 19 August 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 +37 143 £50,000 -4.31% 2
UK excluding London +60 82 £47,500 -5.00% 2
London +4 70 £55,000 +4.76% 1
North West -20 29 £42,500 +1.80% 1
North of England -25 29 £42,500 -15.00% 1
East of England - 25 £52,500 -
South East +36 12 £50,000 -9.09%
Scotland +21 8 £30,000 - 1
Midlands +33 4 £40,500 +4.52%
West Midlands +28 4 £40,500 -10.00%
South West -1 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 98 (63.64%) Nagios
2 96 (62.34%) Cisco
3 95 (61.69%) Linux
4 90 (58.44%) Firewall
5 74 (48.05%) DNS
6 67 (43.51%) Cisco Certification
7 54 (35.06%) Cisco ASA
8 53 (34.42%) CCNP
9 51 (33.12%) LAN
9 51 (33.12%) VMware
10 44 (28.57%) MPLS
10 44 (28.57%) Puppet
11 43 (27.92%) BGP
12 41 (26.62%) Cisco Nexus
13 39 (25.32%) Juniper
13 39 (25.32%) Telecoms
14 38 (24.68%) OSPF
14 38 (24.68%) TCP/IP
15 37 (24.03%) VPN
16 36 (23.38%) DHCP
16 36 (23.38%) Windows
16 36 (23.38%) Data Centre
17 35 (22.73%) Network Monitoring
17 35 (22.73%) VoIP
18 34 (22.08%) Perl
18 34 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
18 34 (22.08%) Amazon AWS
19 33 (21.43%) MySQL
20 32 (20.78%) Python
20 32 (20.78%) WAN

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 25 (16.23%) Apache
2 22 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 14 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.90%) Jetty
4 6 (3.90%) nginx
5 5 (3.25%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.60%) IIS
6 4 (2.60%) SAS
7 3 (1.95%) Confluence
8 2 (1.30%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.30%) WordPress
9 1 (0.65%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (8.44%) MS Visio
2 12 (7.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Magento
1 2 (1.30%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 34 (22.08%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
3 11 (7.14%) Amazon S3
4 6 (3.90%) Office 365
5 4 (2.60%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (2.60%) SaaS
6 1 (0.65%) GitHub
6 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 90 (58.44%) Firewall
2 74 (48.05%) DNS
3 54 (35.06%) Cisco ASA
4 51 (33.12%) LAN
5 44 (28.57%) MPLS
6 43 (27.92%) BGP
7 41 (26.62%) Cisco Nexus
8 38 (24.68%) OSPF
8 38 (24.68%) TCP/IP
9 37 (24.03%) VPN
10 36 (23.38%) DHCP
11 35 (22.73%) VoIP
12 32 (20.78%) WAN
13 31 (20.13%) Broadband
14 28 (18.18%) Ethernet
15 27 (17.53%) Wireshark
16 25 (16.23%) Cisco IOS
17 24 (15.58%) MRTG
18 23 (14.94%) Wi-Fi
19 21 (13.64%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (21.43%) MySQL
2 10 (6.49%) InfluxDB
3 9 (5.84%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.25%) MariaDB
6 3 (1.95%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (15.58%) Git (software)
2 18 (11.69%) Subversion
3 16 (10.39%) JIRA
4 13 (8.44%) Jenkins
4 13 (8.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (6.49%) Maven
6 3 (1.95%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.65%) Ant
8 1 (0.65%) NUnit
8 1 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.65%) QUnit
8 1 (0.65%) Selenium
8 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (25.32%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.25%) Automotive
2 5 (3.25%) Finance
3 3 (1.95%) Legal
3 3 (1.95%) Marketing
4 2 (1.30%) Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 62 (40.26%) Network Engineer
2 37 (24.03%) Cisco Engineer
3 28 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 20 (12.99%) Administrator
5 19 (12.34%) Linux Administrator
6 18 (11.69%) Linux Engineer
6 18 (11.69%) Systems Engineer
7 17 (11.04%) Senior Network Engineer
8 15 (9.74%) Systems Administrator
9 14 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 13 (8.44%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 13 (8.44%) WAN Engineer
11 12 (7.79%) DevOps Engineer
12 10 (6.49%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 10 (6.49%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
13 9 (5.84%) IP Engineer
13 9 (5.84%) LAN Engineer
13 9 (5.84%) LAN/WAN Engineer
13 9 (5.84%) Operations Engineer
13 9 (5.84%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.58%) LAMP
2 13 (8.44%) 802.1X
3 9 (5.84%) Sensu
4 6 (3.90%) HornetQ
4 6 (3.90%) JMX
5 4 (2.60%) FreeSWITCH
5 4 (2.60%) Serverless Framework
5 4 (2.60%) Web Services
5 4 (2.60%) XMPP
6 2 (1.30%) Apache Axis
6 2 (1.30%) HTML
6 2 (1.30%) WAP
7 1 (0.65%) .NET
7 1 (0.65%) CSS
7 1 (0.65%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.65%) FFmpeg
7 1 (0.65%) Java EE
7 1 (0.65%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.65%) OpenVZ
7 1 (0.65%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 36 (23.38%) Data Centre
2 19 (12.34%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (5.19%) Public Cloud
5 7 (4.55%) Driving Licence
6 6 (3.90%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.90%) Private Cloud
6 6 (3.90%) Replication
7 4 (2.60%) Clustering
7 4 (2.60%) DataPower
7 4 (2.60%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 3 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.65%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 95 (61.69%) Linux
2 36 (23.38%) Windows
3 29 (18.83%) Unix
4 26 (16.88%) CentOS
5 25 (16.23%) Debian
6 18 (11.69%) Ubuntu
6 18 (11.69%) Windows Server
7 12 (7.79%) Solaris
8 10 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (5.84%) VMS
10 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.65%) Fedora
11 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.73%) Network Monitoring
2 29 (18.83%) DevOps
2 29 (18.83%) Network Management
3 27 (17.53%) Configuration Management
4 26 (16.88%) Open Source
5 18 (11.69%) CRM
6 15 (9.74%) Change Management
7 13 (8.44%) Service Management
8 12 (7.79%) Time Management
9 11 (7.14%) Network Design
10 10 (6.49%) High Availability
10 10 (6.49%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (6.49%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (5.84%) Task Automation
11 9 (5.84%) Web Filtering
12 8 (5.19%) Analytics
13 7 (4.55%) ITIL
13 7 (4.55%) Service Delivery
14 6 (3.90%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 34 (22.08%) Perl
2 32 (20.78%) Python
3 28 (18.18%) SQL
4 23 (14.94%) Bash Shell
5 18 (11.69%) Ruby
6 14 (9.09%) C
6 14 (9.09%) PHP
7 13 (8.44%) Shell Script
8 12 (7.79%) Java
9 9 (5.84%) Erlang
10 3 (1.95%) C#
11 1 (0.65%) C++
11 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (43.51%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (34.42%) CCNP
3 31 (20.13%) CCNA
4 22 (14.29%) Degree
5 21 (13.64%) Network+ Certification
6 16 (10.39%) JNCIP
7 14 (9.09%) CCIE
8 12 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (5.84%) MCSE
10 8 (5.19%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (5.19%) Security Cleared
10 8 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (4.55%) MCSA
12 5 (3.25%) CCSP
12 5 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (3.25%) SC Cleared
13 4 (2.60%) CCA
13 4 (2.60%) CCEA
13 4 (2.60%) MCP
13 4 (2.60%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.44%) PCI DSS
2 11 (7.14%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) GCP
System Software
1 34 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (12.34%) Virtual Machines
3 17 (11.04%) Active Directory
4 16 (10.39%) Hyper-V
5 12 (7.79%) Docker
6 11 (7.14%) KVM
7 10 (6.49%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (5.84%) Xen
9 8 (5.19%) iptables
10 7 (4.55%) Snort
11 6 (3.90%) vSphere
12 5 (3.25%) Firmware
13 4 (2.60%) VMware NSX
14 3 (1.95%) NFS
14 3 (1.95%) Postfix
14 3 (1.95%) Samba
15 2 (1.30%) PowerDNS
16 1 (0.65%) LXC
16 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 98 (63.64%) Nagios
2 44 (28.57%) Puppet
3 25 (16.23%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (14.94%) SolarWinds Orion
5 17 (11.04%) Ansible
5 17 (11.04%) SmokePing
5 17 (11.04%) ZABBIX
6 16 (10.39%) OpenView
7 13 (8.44%) CA Spectrum
7 13 (8.44%) OpenNMS
7 13 (8.44%) RANCID
7 13 (8.44%) SCCM
8 12 (7.79%) Salt
9 11 (7.14%) Graphite
9 11 (7.14%) Munin
10 10 (6.49%) Grafana
11 9 (5.84%) FortiGate
11 9 (5.84%) Terraform
12 8 (5.19%) Icinga
13 6 (3.90%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 96 (62.34%) Cisco
2 51 (33.12%) VMware
3 39 (25.32%) Juniper
4 28 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 26 (16.88%) Red Hat
6 25 (16.23%) HP
7 23 (14.94%) CheckPoint
7 23 (14.94%) Palo Alto
8 22 (14.29%) Meraki
8 22 (14.29%) SolarWinds
9 17 (11.04%) Huawei
10 15 (9.74%) Citrix
11 13 (8.44%) CA
11 13 (8.44%) Ericsson
11 13 (8.44%) Remedy
12 9 (5.84%) Brocade
12 9 (5.84%) BT
12 9 (5.84%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (5.19%) Polycom
14 6 (3.90%) SonicWALL