Period
to 24 August 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 24 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CFEngine
UK
6 months to
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1090 1133 1169
Rank change year-on-year +43 +36 -47
Permanent jobs citing CFEngine 85 112 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.057% 0.056%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.55% 0.66% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 72 79 100
UK median annual salary £62,250 £67,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.78% +22.73% +10.00%
10th Percentile £43,000 £40,550 £37,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.58% -4.00% +5.26%

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 15357 16919 16510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.74% 8.62% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 12424 13763 13190
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 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +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 24 August 2017.

Salary histogram for CFEngine in the UK

CFEngine
Top 9 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 24 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 +41 77 £62,250 -7.78% 2
London +36 54 £65,000 -7.14% 1
UK excluding London +12 31 £55,000 +14.58% 1
North of England -13 15 £55,000 +4.76% 1
North West -13 10 £56,250 -
Scotland 0 8 - -
South East +88 5 £65,000 +11.11%
Yorkshire -3 5 £55,000 +4.76% 1
South West +16 3 £47,500 +11.76%

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 80 (94.12%) Puppet
2 68 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
3 63 (74.12%) Linux
4 62 (72.94%) Ansible
5 55 (64.71%) Python
6 50 (58.82%) Configuration Management
7 47 (55.29%) Perl
7 47 (55.29%) DevOps
8 44 (51.76%) Red Hat
9 43 (50.59%) Unix
10 37 (43.53%) Nagios
11 29 (34.12%) CentOS
12 28 (32.94%) Git (software)
12 28 (32.94%) MySQL
12 28 (32.94%) TCP/IP
12 28 (32.94%) DNS
13 27 (31.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 27 (31.76%) Ruby
13 27 (31.76%) Open Source
14 25 (29.41%) Bash Shell
14 25 (29.41%) VMware
15 24 (28.24%) Finance
16 22 (25.88%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (25.88%) ZABBIX
16 22 (25.88%) High Availability
17 20 (23.53%) Docker
18 19 (22.35%) PHP
19 18 (21.18%) HTTP
20 17 (20.00%) Clustering
20 17 (20.00%) Amazon AWS

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 14 (16.47%) OpenStack
2 8 (9.41%) Apache
2 8 (9.41%) nginx
3 6 (7.06%) Jetty
3 6 (7.06%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.71%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (16.47%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (12.94%) OpenShift
4 6 (7.06%) GitHub
5 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (2.35%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.94%) DNS
1 28 (32.94%) TCP/IP
2 18 (21.18%) HTTP
3 14 (16.47%) Internet
4 13 (15.29%) SMTP
5 10 (11.76%) SAN
5 10 (11.76%) SSH
6 8 (9.41%) DHCP
6 8 (9.41%) SSL
7 7 (8.24%) IPsec
7 7 (8.24%) SNMP
8 6 (7.06%) Firewall
8 6 (7.06%) HTTPS
8 6 (7.06%) Kerberos
9 4 (4.71%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (4.71%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.18%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.94%) MySQL
2 15 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (12.94%) NoSQL
4 10 (11.76%) Redis
5 7 (8.24%) Relational Database
6 6 (7.06%) InfluxDB
6 6 (7.06%) SQLite
7 3 (3.53%) CouchDB
7 3 (3.53%) Riak
Development Applications
1 28 (32.94%) Git (software)
2 16 (18.82%) Jenkins
3 11 (12.94%) TeamCity
4 6 (7.06%) Gerrit
4 6 (7.06%) Subversion
5 3 (3.53%) GitLab
5 3 (3.53%) Travis CI
6 2 (2.35%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (28.24%) Finance
2 12 (14.12%) Banking
3 10 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.35%) Advertising
4 2 (2.35%) Games
5 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (28.24%) Administrator
1 24 (28.24%) Systems Administrator
2 23 (27.06%) Linux Administrator
2 23 (27.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 19 (22.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (21.18%) Linux Engineer
5 15 (17.65%) Unix Engineer
6 14 (16.47%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (14.12%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 10 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (10.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 7 (8.24%) Automation Engineer
11 5 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
11 5 (5.88%) Head of Infrastructure
12 4 (4.71%) Head of DevOps
12 4 (4.71%) Operations Engineer
12 4 (4.71%) Operations Manager
12 4 (4.71%) Ubuntu Administrator
13 3 (3.53%) Engineering Manager
13 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.12%) LAMP
2 8 (9.41%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (7.06%) HornetQ
3 6 (7.06%) JMX
3 6 (7.06%) Kafka
3 6 (7.06%) LAPP Stack
3 6 (7.06%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (7.06%) ZeroMQ
4 4 (4.71%) MCollective
5 2 (2.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.00%) Clustering
2 14 (16.47%) Management Information System
3 12 (14.12%) Data Centre
3 12 (14.12%) Hedge funds
4 9 (10.59%) Private Cloud
5 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.88%) Eurex
7 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.35%) Derivative
8 2 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (2.35%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 63 (74.12%) Linux
2 43 (50.59%) Unix
3 29 (34.12%) CentOS
4 27 (31.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (16.47%) Debian
5 14 (16.47%) Windows
6 10 (11.76%) Ubuntu
7 7 (8.24%) Solaris
8 5 (5.88%) AIX
8 5 (5.88%) SUSE
9 4 (4.71%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (58.82%) Configuration Management
2 47 (55.29%) DevOps
3 27 (31.76%) Open Source
4 22 (25.88%) High Availability
5 13 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (12.94%) Low Latency
7 10 (11.76%) Algorithmic Trading
7 10 (11.76%) Business Continuity
7 10 (11.76%) Information Security
8 9 (10.59%) ITIL
8 9 (10.59%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (9.41%) Technical Analysis
10 7 (8.24%) Biometrics
10 7 (8.24%) Data Management
10 7 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (8.24%) Task Automation
10 7 (8.24%) Web Development
11 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Management
12 5 (5.88%) Kernel Tuning
12 5 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 55 (64.71%) Python
2 47 (55.29%) Perl
3 27 (31.76%) Ruby
4 25 (29.41%) Bash Shell
5 19 (22.35%) PHP
6 14 (16.47%) PowerShell
7 11 (12.94%) Java
8 8 (9.41%) Shell Script
9 7 (8.24%) SQL
10 5 (5.88%) Bourne shell
10 5 (5.88%) C-shell
10 5 (5.88%) Korn
11 1 (1.18%) C
11 1 (1.18%) C#
11 1 (1.18%) C++
11 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 22 (25.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (23.53%) Docker
3 12 (14.12%) PowerHA
4 9 (10.59%) KVM
4 9 (10.59%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (10.59%) Xen
5 7 (8.24%) Active Directory
6 6 (7.06%) iptables
6 6 (7.06%) LXC
6 6 (7.06%) Snort
6 6 (7.06%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (5.88%) NFS
8 3 (3.53%) Corosync
9 2 (2.35%) Ceph
9 2 (2.35%) GPFS
9 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 80 (94.12%) Puppet
2 68 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (72.94%) Ansible
4 37 (43.53%) Nagios
5 22 (25.88%) ZABBIX
6 10 (11.76%) Cobbler
7 8 (9.41%) Grafana
8 7 (8.24%) Salt
9 6 (7.06%) Cacti
9 6 (7.06%) collectd
9 6 (7.06%) rkt
9 6 (7.06%) yum
10 4 (4.71%) Galera Cluster
10 4 (4.71%) logstash
11 3 (3.53%) Ganeti
11 3 (3.53%) HAProxy
11 3 (3.53%) Linux-HA
11 3 (3.53%) Marathon
11 3 (3.53%) Mesos
11 3 (3.53%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 44 (51.76%) Red Hat
2 25 (29.41%) VMware
3 12 (14.12%) HP
3 12 (14.12%) Veritas
4 11 (12.94%) Dell
5 8 (9.41%) Cisco
5 8 (9.41%) TIBCO
6 7 (8.24%) SolarWinds
7 6 (7.06%) Solace
7 6 (7.06%) Splunk
8 5 (5.88%) Bloomberg
8 5 (5.88%) CQG
8 5 (5.88%) EccoWare
8 5 (5.88%) F5
8 5 (5.88%) Fidessa
8 5 (5.88%) GL TRADE
8 5 (5.88%) ION Trading
8 5 (5.88%) NYFIX
8 5 (5.88%) Patsystems
8 5 (5.88%) Reuters