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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CFEngine
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 864 913
Rank change year-on-year +26 +49  
Permanent jobs citing CFEngine 45 59 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.060% 0.056%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.58% 0.69% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 42 40 53
Median salary £61,000 £67,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.62% +22.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £39,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.58% -4.00%  

CFEngine 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 7776 8522 8433
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.84% 8.65% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6293 6926 6643
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

CFEngine
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CFEngine as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CFEngine in the UK

CFEngine
Top 14 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +44 45 £61,000 -9.62% 2
London +32 34 £65,000 -7.14% 2
City of London - 11 £65,000 - 1
North West - 5 £65,000 -
Manchester - 5 £65,000 -
West Yorkshire +8 4 £52,500 -
Leeds +2 4 £52,500 -
Yorkshire -2 4 £52,500 -
South East +44 1 £52,500 +45.83%
South West - 1 £47,500 -
Somerset - 1 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £52,500 -
Havant - 1 £52,500 -
Bath - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 96 (93.20%) Puppet
2 85 (82.52%) Opscode Chef
3 75 (72.82%) Linux
4 68 (66.02%) Ansible
5 58 (56.31%) Configuration Management
6 55 (53.40%) Python
7 52 (50.49%) DevOps
8 50 (48.54%) Perl
9 46 (44.66%) Red Hat
10 41 (39.81%) Unix
11 35 (33.98%) Finance
11 35 (33.98%) CentOS
12 32 (31.07%) Nagios
13 30 (29.13%) VMware
13 30 (29.13%) Ruby
14 27 (26.21%) MySQL
14 27 (26.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 27 (26.21%) Bash Shell
15 26 (25.24%) VMware Infrastructure
15 26 (25.24%) Clustering
16 25 (24.27%) High Availability
17 23 (22.33%) Open Source
17 23 (22.33%) ZABBIX
17 23 (22.33%) Windows
18 22 (21.36%) TCP/IP
18 22 (21.36%) Git (software)
19 21 (20.39%) Continuous Integration
20 20 (19.42%) DNS
21 19 (18.45%) nginx
21 19 (18.45%) Performance Tuning

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 19 (18.45%) nginx
2 14 (13.59%) Apache
2 14 (13.59%) OpenStack
3 12 (11.65%) IIS
4 9 (8.74%) Apache Solr
5 6 (5.83%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (5.83%) Jetty
5 6 (5.83%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.88%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.56%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.68%) OpenShift
3 7 (6.80%) Datadog
4 5 (4.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.91%) GitHub
5 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.97%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.97%) Catchpoint
6 1 (0.97%) G Suite
6 1 (0.97%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.97%) Google Container Engine
6 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.36%) TCP/IP
2 20 (19.42%) DNS
3 15 (14.56%) Internet
4 14 (13.59%) SAN
5 13 (12.62%) Firewall
5 13 (12.62%) HTTP
5 13 (12.62%) SSH
6 8 (7.77%) SNMP
7 7 (6.80%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (6.80%) HTTPS
7 7 (6.80%) iSCSI
8 6 (5.83%) SMTP
9 5 (4.85%) LDAP
10 4 (3.88%) DHCP
10 4 (3.88%) FTP
10 4 (3.88%) NetScaler
11 3 (2.91%) Kerberos
12 2 (1.94%) Asterisk PBX
12 2 (1.94%) VoIP
13 1 (0.97%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.21%) MySQL
2 13 (12.62%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (8.74%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.77%) MongoDB
4 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
5 7 (6.80%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (6.80%) RavenDB
6 4 (3.88%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.88%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (2.91%) InfluxDB
7 3 (2.91%) SQLite
8 2 (1.94%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.94%) Redis
8 2 (1.94%) Riak
9 1 (0.97%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 22 (21.36%) Git (software)
2 17 (16.50%) TeamCity
3 15 (14.56%) Jenkins
4 9 (8.74%) Travis CI
5 7 (6.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (6.80%) MSBuild
5 7 (6.80%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (6.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (5.83%) Subversion
7 3 (2.91%) Gerrit
8 2 (1.94%) GitLab
General
1 35 (33.98%) Finance
2 18 (17.48%) Banking
3 11 (10.68%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.85%) Retail
5 3 (2.91%) Games
6 2 (1.94%) Advertising
7 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (32.04%) Administrator
2 30 (29.13%) Systems Administrator
3 28 (27.18%) Linux Administrator
3 28 (27.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 17 (16.50%) Linux Engineer
5 14 (13.59%) Unix Engineer
6 13 (12.62%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (12.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (11.65%) Head of Infrastructure
8 11 (10.68%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (9.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 9 (8.74%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 8 (7.77%) Automation Engineer
12 7 (6.80%) DBA
12 7 (6.80%) Head of DevOps
12 7 (6.80%) SQL DBA
13 6 (5.83%) Head of Operations
13 6 (5.83%) Splunk Administrator
14 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 5 (4.85%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.59%) FIX Protocol
1 14 (13.59%) LAMP
2 8 (7.77%) .NET
3 6 (5.83%) HornetQ
3 6 (5.83%) JMX
3 6 (5.83%) MCollective
4 4 (3.88%) Kafka
4 4 (3.88%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (2.91%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (2.91%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (2.91%) ZeroMQ
6 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.97%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.97%) Middleware
6 1 (0.97%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.24%) Clustering
2 15 (14.56%) Data Centre
3 11 (10.68%) Management Information System
4 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (9.71%) Hedge funds
5 8 (7.77%) Eurex
6 5 (4.85%) Public Cloud
7 4 (3.88%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (3.88%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.97%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.97%) EMC VNXe
9 1 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.97%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 75 (72.82%) Linux
2 41 (39.81%) Unix
3 35 (33.98%) CentOS
4 27 (26.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (22.33%) Windows
6 17 (16.50%) Debian
7 16 (15.53%) Windows Server
8 12 (11.65%) Ubuntu
9 8 (7.77%) AIX
9 8 (7.77%) Solaris
9 8 (7.77%) SUSE
10 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (56.31%) Configuration Management
2 52 (50.49%) DevOps
3 25 (24.27%) High Availability
4 23 (22.33%) Open Source
5 21 (20.39%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (18.45%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (11.65%) Load Balancing
8 11 (10.68%) Low Latency
9 10 (9.71%) Information Security
10 9 (8.74%) Business Continuity
11 8 (7.77%) Algorithmic Trading
11 8 (7.77%) Infrastructure Management
11 8 (7.77%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 8 (7.77%) Kernel Tuning
12 7 (6.80%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (6.80%) Performance Analysis
12 7 (6.80%) Release Management
12 7 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (5.83%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 55 (53.40%) Python
2 50 (48.54%) Perl
3 30 (29.13%) Ruby
4 27 (26.21%) Bash Shell
5 17 (16.50%) PHP
6 16 (15.53%) Java
6 16 (15.53%) PowerShell
7 15 (14.56%) SQL
8 8 (7.77%) Bourne shell
8 8 (7.77%) C-shell
8 8 (7.77%) Korn
9 6 (5.83%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.97%) C
10 1 (0.97%) C#
10 1 (0.97%) C++
10 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (0.97%) Degree
1 1 (0.97%) RHCE
1 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.74%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) GCP
2 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (25.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (13.59%) Docker
3 12 (11.65%) PowerHA
4 11 (10.68%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (9.71%) Active Directory
5 10 (9.71%) iptables
5 10 (9.71%) KVM
6 9 (8.74%) Xen
7 6 (5.83%) Snort
7 6 (5.83%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (4.85%) NFS
9 3 (2.91%) Ceph
9 3 (2.91%) LXC
10 2 (1.94%) Corosync
10 2 (1.94%) GPFS
11 1 (0.97%) Firmware
11 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.97%) PowerDNS
11 1 (0.97%) vCloud
11 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 96 (93.20%) Puppet
2 85 (82.52%) Opscode Chef
3 68 (66.02%) Ansible
4 32 (31.07%) Nagios
5 23 (22.33%) ZABBIX
6 9 (8.74%) Cobbler
6 9 (8.74%) logstash
7 8 (7.77%) Cacti
7 8 (7.77%) Galera Cluster
8 7 (6.80%) HAProxy
9 5 (4.85%) Salt
10 3 (2.91%) collectd
10 3 (2.91%) Munin
10 3 (2.91%) rkt
10 3 (2.91%) yum
11 2 (1.94%) Ganeti
11 2 (1.94%) Linux-HA
11 2 (1.94%) Marathon
11 2 (1.94%) Mesos
11 2 (1.94%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 46 (44.66%) Red Hat
2 30 (29.13%) VMware
3 14 (13.59%) New Relic
4 12 (11.65%) Dell
4 12 (11.65%) HP
4 12 (11.65%) Veritas
5 9 (8.74%) Splunk
6 8 (7.77%) Bloomberg
6 8 (7.77%) CQG
6 8 (7.77%) EccoWare
6 8 (7.77%) Fidessa
6 8 (7.77%) GL TRADE
6 8 (7.77%) ION Trading
6 8 (7.77%) NYFIX
6 8 (7.77%) Patsystems
6 8 (7.77%) Reuters
7 7 (6.80%) Cisco
7 7 (6.80%) RedGate
8 5 (4.85%) F5
8 5 (4.85%) Juniper
Glasgow
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Frances Crick Group
Salary: From £41,600 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago