Period
to 21 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CFEngine skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CFEngine over the 6 months to 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CFEngine
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1116 1145 1185
Rank change year-on-year +29 +40 -71
Permanent jobs citing CFEngine 62 77 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.040% 0.053%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.40% 0.47% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 54 41 89
UK median annual salary £63,750 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.87% - +15.00%
10th Percentile £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £93,375 £80,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.58% -4.00% +14.94%

CFEngine 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 15415 16525 16789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.86% 8.65% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 12597 13351 13567
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 £73,950
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

CFEngine
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CFEngine as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CFEngine in the UK

CFEngine
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CFEngine.

Salary trend for CFEngine in the UK

CFEngine
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CFEngine over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for CFEngine in the UK

CFEngine
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CFEngine within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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 +48 54 £63,750 +10.87% 2
London +43 38 £65,000 -3.70% 1
UK excluding London +21 24 £55,000 +14.58% 1
North of England -4 8 £65,000 +20.93% 1
Scotland -13 8 - -
South East +59 4 £42,500 +14.09%
Yorkshire +3 4 £55,000 +2.33% 1
South West +3 4 £47,500 +5.56%
North West - 4 £65,000 -
Midlands +36 1 £44,317 -7.67%
East Midlands +34 1 £44,317 -7.67%

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing CFEngine 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 CFEngine.

1 61 (98.39%) Puppet
2 50 (80.65%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (75.81%) Linux
4 45 (72.58%) Configuration Management
5 41 (66.13%) Ansible
6 36 (58.06%) DevOps
7 35 (56.45%) Perl
8 33 (53.23%) Python
9 30 (48.39%) Red Hat
10 26 (41.94%) TCP/IP
10 26 (41.94%) Unix
11 25 (40.32%) DNS
11 25 (40.32%) Nagios
11 25 (40.32%) CentOS
12 23 (37.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 22 (35.48%) Git (software)
14 21 (33.87%) MySQL
15 20 (32.26%) Windows
15 20 (32.26%) VMware
15 20 (32.26%) Bash Shell
15 20 (32.26%) Open Source
16 19 (30.65%) Finance
16 19 (30.65%) PowerShell
17 17 (27.42%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (27.42%) High Availability
17 17 (27.42%) Docker
18 16 (25.81%) NoSQL
19 15 (24.19%) ZABBIX
19 15 (24.19%) Cloud Computing
19 15 (24.19%) Continuous Integration

CFEngine
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 8 (12.90%) Apache
2 6 (9.68%) OpenStack
3 5 (8.06%) IIS
4 4 (6.45%) nginx
5 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.23%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.19%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (9.68%) GitHub
4 3 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.84%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (4.84%) Amazon S3
4 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.84%) OpenShift
4 3 (4.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (41.94%) TCP/IP
2 25 (40.32%) DNS
3 14 (22.58%) HTTP
4 9 (14.52%) DHCP
4 9 (14.52%) SMTP
5 8 (12.90%) Internet
5 8 (12.90%) SSL
6 7 (11.29%) IPsec
7 6 (9.68%) Firewall
7 6 (9.68%) HTTPS
7 6 (9.68%) Kerberos
7 6 (9.68%) SSH
8 4 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (6.45%) iSCSI
9 3 (4.84%) SAN
9 3 (4.84%) SNMP
9 3 (4.84%) VoIP
10 1 (1.61%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.61%) OSPF
10 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.87%) MySQL
2 16 (25.81%) NoSQL
3 10 (16.13%) Redis
4 9 (14.52%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (11.29%) Relational Database
6 6 (9.68%) InfluxDB
6 6 (9.68%) MongoDB
6 6 (9.68%) SQLite
7 5 (8.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (8.06%) RavenDB
7 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
8 3 (4.84%) CouchDB
8 3 (4.84%) Riak
9 1 (1.61%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 22 (35.48%) Git (software)
2 11 (17.74%) TeamCity
3 10 (16.13%) Jenkins
4 8 (12.90%) Travis CI
5 6 (9.68%) Gerrit
6 5 (8.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (8.06%) MSBuild
6 5 (8.06%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (4.84%) GitLab
7 3 (4.84%) Vagrant
8 2 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 19 (30.65%) Finance
2 14 (22.58%) Banking
3 10 (16.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
4 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Administrator
2 18 (29.03%) Systems Administrator
3 17 (27.42%) Linux Administrator
3 17 (27.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 14 (22.58%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (20.97%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (16.13%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (14.52%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 6 (9.68%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (8.06%) DBA
9 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (8.06%) SQL DBA
9 5 (8.06%) Unix Engineer
10 4 (6.45%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (6.45%) Ubuntu Administrator
11 3 (4.84%) AWS Engineer
11 3 (4.84%) Cloud Administrator
11 3 (4.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 3 (4.84%) Storage Systems Administrator
11 3 (4.84%) Systems Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.13%) LAMP
2 6 (9.68%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (9.68%) Kafka
2 6 (9.68%) LAPP Stack
2 6 (9.68%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (9.68%) ZeroMQ
3 5 (8.06%) .NET
4 2 (3.23%) HornetQ
4 2 (3.23%) JMX
4 2 (3.23%) Web Services
5 1 (1.61%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Clustering
1 11 (17.74%) Management Information System
2 9 (14.52%) Private Cloud
3 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.29%) Data Centre
4 6 (9.68%) Hedge funds
5 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.84%) Eurex
6 3 (4.84%) Public Cloud
7 2 (3.23%) Derivative
7 2 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 47 (75.81%) Linux
2 26 (41.94%) Unix
3 25 (40.32%) CentOS
4 23 (37.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (32.26%) Windows
6 11 (17.74%) Ubuntu
7 9 (14.52%) Windows Server
8 8 (12.90%) Debian
9 5 (8.06%) Solaris
10 3 (4.84%) AIX
10 3 (4.84%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (72.58%) Configuration Management
2 36 (58.06%) DevOps
3 20 (32.26%) Open Source
4 17 (27.42%) High Availability
5 15 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (17.74%) ITIL
7 9 (14.52%) Low Latency
8 8 (12.90%) Task Automation
9 7 (11.29%) Biometrics
9 7 (11.29%) Business Continuity
9 7 (11.29%) Data Management
9 7 (11.29%) Information Security
9 7 (11.29%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (11.29%) Technical Analysis
9 7 (11.29%) Web Development
10 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (9.68%) Change Control
10 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (8.06%) Algorithmic Trading
11 5 (8.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 35 (56.45%) Perl
2 33 (53.23%) Python
3 20 (32.26%) Bash Shell
4 19 (30.65%) PowerShell
5 12 (19.35%) PHP
6 11 (17.74%) Ruby
7 10 (16.13%) Java
8 8 (12.90%) SQL
9 5 (8.06%) Shell Script
10 3 (4.84%) Bourne shell
10 3 (4.84%) C-shell
10 3 (4.84%) Korn
11 2 (3.23%) C
11 2 (3.23%) C++
11 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
System Software
1 17 (27.42%) Docker
1 17 (27.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (14.52%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
4 6 (9.68%) KVM
4 6 (9.68%) LXC
5 5 (8.06%) Xen
6 4 (6.45%) NFS
7 3 (4.84%) Corosync
7 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
7 3 (4.84%) PowerHA
8 2 (3.23%) iptables
8 2 (3.23%) Snort
8 2 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.61%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 61 (98.39%) Puppet
2 50 (80.65%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (66.13%) Ansible
4 25 (40.32%) Nagios
5 15 (24.19%) ZABBIX
6 8 (12.90%) Grafana
7 6 (9.68%) Cobbler
7 6 (9.68%) collectd
7 6 (9.68%) rkt
7 6 (9.68%) Salt
7 6 (9.68%) yum
8 4 (6.45%) Cacti
9 3 (4.84%) Ganeti
9 3 (4.84%) HAProxy
9 3 (4.84%) Linux-HA
9 3 (4.84%) Marathon
9 3 (4.84%) Mesos
9 3 (4.84%) Pacemaker
10 2 (3.23%) Kubernetes
10 2 (3.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 30 (48.39%) Red Hat
2 20 (32.26%) VMware
3 8 (12.90%) Cisco
3 8 (12.90%) SolarWinds
4 6 (9.68%) Dell
4 6 (9.68%) HP
4 6 (9.68%) Solace
4 6 (9.68%) TIBCO
5 5 (8.06%) New Relic
5 5 (8.06%) RedGate
5 5 (8.06%) Splunk
6 4 (6.45%) F5
6 4 (6.45%) Juniper
7 3 (4.84%) Bloomberg
7 3 (4.84%) CQG
7 3 (4.84%) EccoWare
7 3 (4.84%) EMC
7 3 (4.84%) Fidessa
7 3 (4.84%) NYFIX
7 3 (4.84%) Reuters