Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cacti
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1013 1077 1108
Rank change year-on-year +64 +31 -85
Permanent jobs citing Cacti 179 151 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.079% 0.094%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.16% 0.91% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 170 121 178
UK median annual salary £51,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.36% +15.79% -1.04%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,500 £36,877
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -11.36% +15.79% +22.58%

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 15438 16522 16848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.86% 8.65% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 12613 13344 13605
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +3.23%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +78 168 £52,500 -4.55% 3
UK excluding London +55 96 £48,750 -11.36% 3
London +53 81 £55,250 +5.74%
North of England +4 32 £42,500 +6.25% 2
North West -7 32 £42,500 +1.19% 2
East of England - 28 £52,500 -
South East +20 19 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Scotland -1 8 £30,000 -45.45%
South West +20 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Midlands +41 5 £40,500 -10.00%
West Midlands +25 4 £40,500 -10.00%
East Midlands - 1 £44,317 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 128 (71.51%) Cisco
2 112 (62.57%) Linux
3 110 (61.45%) Nagios
4 108 (60.34%) Firewall
5 94 (52.51%) Cisco ASA
6 90 (50.28%) DNS
7 83 (46.37%) Cisco Certification
8 65 (36.31%) Cisco Nexus
9 61 (34.08%) CCNP
9 61 (34.08%) VMware
10 60 (33.52%) LAN
10 60 (33.52%) Data Centre
11 59 (32.96%) BGP
12 52 (29.05%) VPN
12 52 (29.05%) Telecoms
13 49 (27.37%) WAN
13 49 (27.37%) Puppet
14 45 (25.14%) Cisco IOS
14 45 (25.14%) VoIP
14 45 (25.14%) Network Monitoring
15 41 (22.91%) DHCP
16 40 (22.35%) Ethernet
16 40 (22.35%) TCP/IP
16 40 (22.35%) OSPF
17 39 (21.79%) Configuration Management
17 39 (21.79%) Perl
18 38 (21.23%) MPLS
19 37 (20.67%) Wireshark
19 37 (20.67%) Windows
20 36 (20.11%) Juniper

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 30 (16.76%) Apache
2 19 (10.61%) Tomcat
3 12 (6.70%) nginx
4 9 (5.03%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.47%) SAS
6 7 (3.91%) Confluence
7 4 (2.23%) IIS
7 4 (2.23%) uWSGI
8 2 (1.12%) Jetty
8 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.56%) JBoss
9 1 (0.56%) lighttpd
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (6.15%) MS Visio
2 10 (5.59%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 34 (18.99%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (17.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.59%) SaaS
4 7 (3.91%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (3.91%) Amazon ELB
4 7 (3.91%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.68%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (1.68%) Office 365
5 3 (1.68%) Serverless
6 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.56%) GitHub
6 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 108 (60.34%) Firewall
2 94 (52.51%) Cisco ASA
3 90 (50.28%) DNS
4 65 (36.31%) Cisco Nexus
5 60 (33.52%) LAN
6 59 (32.96%) BGP
7 52 (29.05%) VPN
8 49 (27.37%) WAN
9 45 (25.14%) Cisco IOS
9 45 (25.14%) VoIP
10 41 (22.91%) DHCP
11 40 (22.35%) Ethernet
11 40 (22.35%) OSPF
11 40 (22.35%) TCP/IP
12 38 (21.23%) MPLS
13 37 (20.67%) Wireshark
14 34 (18.99%) IPv4
15 31 (17.32%) Broadband
16 30 (16.76%) FTP
17 29 (16.20%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (18.99%) MySQL
2 13 (7.26%) InfluxDB
3 10 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (5.03%) MariaDB
5 6 (3.35%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.35%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.23%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.56%) DB2
7 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (11.17%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.38%) JIRA
3 14 (7.82%) Subversion
4 8 (4.47%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.91%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (3.35%) Maven
7 3 (1.68%) Bitbucket
General
1 52 (29.05%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.59%) Finance
3 9 (5.03%) Games
4 7 (3.91%) Automotive
5 3 (1.68%) Online Betting
6 2 (1.12%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Law
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 86 (48.04%) Network Engineer
2 47 (26.26%) Cisco Engineer
3 38 (21.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 32 (17.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 26 (14.53%) Systems Engineer
6 24 (13.41%) Administrator
7 22 (12.29%) Linux Engineer
8 21 (11.73%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 18 (10.06%) Linux Administrator
9 18 (10.06%) WAN Engineer
10 17 (9.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 17 (9.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 16 (8.94%) Network Security Engineer
11 16 (8.94%) Security Engineer
12 15 (8.38%) Systems Administrator
12 15 (8.38%) Telecoms Engineer
13 14 (7.82%) LAN Engineer
13 14 (7.82%) LAN/WAN Engineer
14 13 (7.26%) DevOps Engineer
14 13 (7.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.38%) LAMP
2 14 (7.82%) 802.1X
3 9 (5.03%) XMPP
4 8 (4.47%) FreeSWITCH
5 6 (3.35%) Sensu
6 5 (2.79%) LEMP Stack
7 4 (2.23%) Django
7 4 (2.23%) PHP-FPM
7 4 (2.23%) Web Services
7 4 (2.23%) WSGI
8 2 (1.12%) Apache Axis
8 2 (1.12%) HornetQ
8 2 (1.12%) HTML
8 2 (1.12%) JMX
9 1 (0.56%) CSS
9 1 (0.56%) FFmpeg
9 1 (0.56%) Java EE
9 1 (0.56%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.56%) WAP
9 1 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 60 (33.52%) Data Centre
2 28 (15.64%) Computer Science
3 13 (7.26%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.70%) Replication
5 9 (5.03%) DataPower
5 9 (5.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (5.03%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (5.03%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 8 (4.47%) Private Cloud
7 7 (3.91%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (3.35%) Public Cloud
9 5 (2.79%) Clustering
10 4 (2.23%) Video on Demand
10 4 (2.23%) Wiki
11 3 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (1.12%) Driving Licence
12 2 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 1 (0.56%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 112 (62.57%) Linux
2 37 (20.67%) Windows
3 32 (17.88%) CentOS
4 25 (13.97%) Unix
5 21 (11.73%) Debian
6 17 (9.50%) Windows Server
7 15 (8.38%) Solaris
7 15 (8.38%) Ubuntu
8 14 (7.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.35%) VMS
10 4 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.56%) Fedora
12 1 (0.56%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (25.14%) Network Monitoring
2 39 (21.79%) Configuration Management
3 35 (19.55%) Network Management
4 31 (17.32%) DevOps
5 24 (13.41%) Open Source
6 18 (10.06%) Time Management
7 17 (9.50%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (9.50%) Change Management
7 17 (9.50%) Validation
8 16 (8.94%) Change Control
8 16 (8.94%) Kalman Filter
9 15 (8.38%) ITIL
10 13 (7.26%) Security Monitoring
10 13 (7.26%) SIEM
11 12 (6.70%) High Availability
11 12 (6.70%) Information Security
11 12 (6.70%) Service Management
12 9 (5.03%) Systems Analysis
13 8 (4.47%) Statistics
13 8 (4.47%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 39 (21.79%) Perl
2 33 (18.44%) Python
3 26 (14.53%) Bash Shell
4 23 (12.85%) SQL
5 18 (10.06%) C
6 16 (8.94%) PHP
7 15 (8.38%) Ruby
8 11 (6.15%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.91%) Java
10 6 (3.35%) Erlang
11 4 (2.23%) AWK
11 4 (2.23%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.23%) sed
12 2 (1.12%) C#
12 2 (1.12%) C++
12 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 83 (46.37%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (34.08%) CCNP
3 34 (18.99%) CCNA
4 32 (17.88%) Degree
5 26 (14.53%) Network+ Certification
6 19 (10.61%) CCIE
7 15 (8.38%) JNCIP
8 12 (6.70%) CCSP
9 11 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (5.03%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (5.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (4.47%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (4.47%) MCSE
12 7 (3.91%) CCA
13 5 (2.79%) MCSA
13 5 (2.79%) Security Cleared
14 4 (2.23%) JNCIE
14 4 (2.23%) RHCE
14 4 (2.23%) RHCSA
14 4 (2.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.70%) PCI DSS
1 12 (6.70%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) GCP
System Software
1 36 (20.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (14.53%) VMware ESXi
3 21 (11.73%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (9.50%) Active Directory
5 12 (6.70%) Docker
6 11 (6.15%) iptables
7 10 (5.59%) Hyper-V
7 10 (5.59%) VMware NSX
8 9 (5.03%) vSphere
9 7 (3.91%) KVM
9 7 (3.91%) Postfix
10 4 (2.23%) BIND 9
10 4 (2.23%) Kamailio
10 4 (2.23%) Samba
11 3 (1.68%) NFS
11 3 (1.68%) Xen
12 2 (1.12%) PowerDNS
12 2 (1.12%) Snort
13 1 (0.56%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 110 (61.45%) Nagios
2 49 (27.37%) Puppet
3 25 (13.97%) SolarWinds Orion
4 24 (13.41%) Ansible
4 24 (13.41%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (11.17%) SmokePing
6 16 (8.94%) OpenNMS
7 15 (8.38%) Cisco Prime
7 15 (8.38%) OpenView
8 14 (7.82%) Grafana
8 14 (7.82%) Icinga
8 14 (7.82%) Salt
8 14 (7.82%) vCenter Server
9 13 (7.26%) RANCID
10 12 (6.70%) Munin
10 12 (6.70%) QRadar
10 12 (6.70%) SCCM
11 11 (6.15%) ZABBIX
12 10 (5.59%) FortiGate
13 9 (5.03%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 128 (71.51%) Cisco
2 61 (34.08%) VMware
3 36 (20.11%) Juniper
3 36 (20.11%) SolarWinds
4 32 (17.88%) Microsoft
5 30 (16.76%) Red Hat
6 26 (14.53%) CheckPoint
6 26 (14.53%) Palo Alto
7 25 (13.97%) Meraki
8 22 (12.29%) HP
9 21 (11.73%) Citrix
10 17 (9.50%) Polycom
11 13 (7.26%) F5
11 13 (7.26%) Huawei
12 12 (6.70%) Ericsson
12 12 (6.70%) Oracle
13 10 (5.59%) IBM
14 9 (5.03%) BT
14 9 (5.03%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (4.47%) AlgoSec