Period
to 20 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cacti
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1065 1017 1077
Rank change year-on-year -48 +60 +3
Permanent jobs citing Cacti 53 163 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.094% 0.067%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.31% 1.04% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 45 152 92
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £51,500 £58,750
% change year-on-year -17.48% -12.34% +22.40%

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 16,968 15,659 15,611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.34% 9.04% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 13,262 12,768 12,633
UK median annual salary £57,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +4.65%

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 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 -30 52 £50,000 -4.76% 15
UK excluding London +33 46 £42,500 -17.48% 11
North of England +32 18 £40,000 -22.33% 2
East of England +31 12 £75,000 +42.86%
Yorkshire - 12 £40,000 - 1
South West +20 8 £40,000 -5.88% 2
London -23 7 £56,250 -2.17% 4
South East +16 6 £40,000 -27.27% 5
North West +11 6 £40,000 -22.33% 1
West Midlands +33 1 £52,500 +61.54% 1
Midlands +18 1 £52,500 +36.69% 2
Scotland +5 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 34 (64.15%) Nagios
2 31 (58.49%) Linux
3 30 (56.60%) Cisco
4 22 (41.51%) Firewall
5 21 (39.62%) Python
5 21 (39.62%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (37.74%) Perl
6 20 (37.74%) PHP
7 19 (35.85%) Puppet
8 17 (32.08%) MRTG
8 17 (32.08%) Bash Shell
8 17 (32.08%) ZABBIX
8 17 (32.08%) Windows
8 17 (32.08%) CCNA
8 17 (32.08%) Juniper
8 17 (32.08%) OSPF
8 17 (32.08%) BGP
9 16 (30.19%) Apache
9 16 (30.19%) Unix
10 15 (28.30%) TCP/IP
11 14 (26.42%) Retail
11 14 (26.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 13 (24.53%) Munin
12 13 (24.53%) Open Source
12 13 (24.53%) Build Automation
12 13 (24.53%) VLAN
12 13 (24.53%) Ubuntu
13 12 (22.64%) DNS
13 12 (22.64%) CCNP
13 12 (22.64%) Root Cause Analysis

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 16 (30.19%) Apache
2 5 (9.43%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.55%) nginx
3 4 (7.55%) OpenStack
3 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.66%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.89%) Confluence
5 1 (1.89%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.55%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) Office 365
3 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.89%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (41.51%) Firewall
2 17 (32.08%) BGP
2 17 (32.08%) MRTG
2 17 (32.08%) OSPF
3 15 (28.30%) TCP/IP
4 13 (24.53%) VLAN
5 12 (22.64%) DNS
6 11 (20.75%) WAN
7 10 (18.87%) Network Security
7 10 (18.87%) Wireless
7 10 (18.87%) WLAN
8 9 (16.98%) MPLS
8 9 (16.98%) VoIP
9 8 (15.09%) LAN
10 7 (13.21%) DHCP
10 7 (13.21%) IPv6
10 7 (13.21%) VPN
11 6 (11.32%) Internet
11 6 (11.32%) TACACS
12 5 (9.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) MySQL
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (9.43%) JIRA
3 4 (7.55%) Subversion
4 1 (1.89%) GCC
4 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.89%) Maven
General
1 14 (26.42%) Retail
2 11 (20.75%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.43%) Advertising
4 3 (5.66%) Finance
5 2 (3.77%) Marketing
6 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) Network Engineer
2 17 (32.08%) Linux Engineer
3 14 (26.42%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 12 (22.64%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (20.75%) Network Security Engineer
5 11 (20.75%) Security Engineer
6 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (13.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (11.32%) Administrator
7 6 (11.32%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (11.32%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (11.32%) IT Engineer
7 6 (11.32%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (11.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (11.32%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (9.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (9.43%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (7.55%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (7.55%) Senior IT Engineer
10 3 (5.66%) DevOps Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) LAMP
2 4 (7.55%) OpenVZ
3 3 (5.66%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (5.66%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (3.77%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.89%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.89%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.89%) libvirt
5 1 (1.89%) Middleware
5 1 (1.89%) Node.js
5 1 (1.89%) OAuth
5 1 (1.89%) OpenID
5 1 (1.89%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.77%) Clustering
3 2 (3.77%) Eurex
3 2 (3.77%) Replication
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) BYOD
4 1 (1.89%) CMDB
4 1 (1.89%) Cyberattack
4 1 (1.89%) Equities
4 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (58.49%) Linux
2 17 (32.08%) Windows
3 16 (30.19%) Unix
4 13 (24.53%) Ubuntu
5 10 (18.87%) CentOS
6 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
7 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (7.55%) Debian
9 3 (5.66%) FreeBSD
9 3 (5.66%) OpenBSD
9 3 (5.66%) Solaris
10 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.89%) SUSE
11 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (24.53%) Build Automation
2 13 (24.53%) Open Source
3 12 (22.64%) Root Cause Analysis
4 11 (20.75%) DevOps
4 11 (20.75%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (20.75%) Server Virtualisation
5 10 (18.87%) Problem Management
6 9 (16.98%) Configuration Management
7 8 (15.09%) ITIL
8 6 (11.32%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (7.55%) Load Balancing
10 3 (5.66%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (5.66%) Network Design
10 3 (5.66%) Network Management
10 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
11 2 (3.77%) Customer Requirements
11 2 (3.77%) High Availability
11 2 (3.77%) High-Frequency Trading
11 2 (3.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) Python
2 20 (37.74%) Perl
2 20 (37.74%) PHP
3 17 (32.08%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.77%) Ruby
5 1 (1.89%) Java
5 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (39.62%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (32.08%) CCNA
3 12 (22.64%) CCNP
4 3 (5.66%) JNCIP
5 2 (3.77%) CISSP
5 2 (3.77%) LPIC
5 2 (3.77%) SSCP
6 1 (1.89%) MCSA
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.89%) RHCE
6 1 (1.89%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.43%) KVM
2 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.55%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (7.55%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.77%) Ceph
4 2 (3.77%) Corosync
4 2 (3.77%) DRBD
4 2 (3.77%) iptables
Systems Management
1 34 (64.15%) Nagios
2 19 (35.85%) Puppet
3 17 (32.08%) ZABBIX
4 13 (24.53%) Munin
5 12 (22.64%) Ansible
6 3 (5.66%) OpenNMS
6 3 (5.66%) SCOM
7 2 (3.77%) Grafana
7 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (3.77%) Pacemaker
7 2 (3.77%) RANCID
7 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.89%) Capistrano
8 1 (1.89%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.89%) Graphite
8 1 (1.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (1.89%) Opsview
8 1 (1.89%) Prometheus
8 1 (1.89%) QRadar
8 1 (1.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (56.60%) Cisco
2 17 (32.08%) Juniper
3 11 (20.75%) CheckPoint
3 11 (20.75%) Meraki
3 11 (20.75%) Red Hat
4 10 (18.87%) Fortinet
4 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
5 7 (13.21%) VMware
6 6 (11.32%) SolarWinds
7 4 (7.55%) Ericsson
7 4 (7.55%) Huawei
7 4 (7.55%) NetApp
7 4 (7.55%) Oracle
7 4 (7.55%) SaltStack
7 4 (7.55%) Sophos
7 4 (7.55%) Veeam
8 3 (5.66%) Percona
9 2 (3.77%) F5
9 2 (3.77%) Reuters
9 2 (3.77%) Splunk