Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CFEngine
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1128 1109 1138
Rank change year-on-year -19 +29 -19
Permanent jobs citing CFEngine 35 71 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.040% 0.074%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.23% 0.47% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 30 47 123
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +17.39% +4.55%
10th Percentile £41,250 £47,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £83,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +19.76%

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 15,280 15,110 16,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.83% 8.53% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 12,461 12,239 13,391
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,700
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.39% +4.15%

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 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for CFEngine in the UK

CFEngine
Top 10 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 20 January 2018. 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 -20 32 £65,000 -3.70% 5
London -20 18 £77,500 +14.81% 2
UK excluding London +2 17 £45,000 -10.00% 3
South East - 9 £43,750 -
North West -15 3 £65,000 +23.81% 1
North of England -17 3 £65,000 +23.81% 2
Scotland -35 3 - -
South West +8 2 £65,000 +44.44% 1
East Midlands +27 1 £44,317 -7.67%
Midlands +22 1 £44,317 -7.67%

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 34 (97.14%) Puppet
2 32 (91.43%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (85.71%) Configuration Management
4 25 (71.43%) DevOps
5 21 (60.00%) Ansible
6 20 (57.14%) Windows
7 19 (54.29%) Linux
7 19 (54.29%) Finance
7 19 (54.29%) NoSQL
8 18 (51.43%) PowerShell
8 18 (51.43%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (48.57%) Banking
9 17 (48.57%) MongoDB
9 17 (48.57%) Clustering
9 17 (48.57%) Perl
10 16 (45.71%) SQL
10 16 (45.71%) TeamCity
10 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (45.71%) Windows Server
10 16 (45.71%) Travis CI
11 15 (42.86%) Octopus Deploy
11 15 (42.86%) New Relic
11 15 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (42.86%) RedGate
11 15 (42.86%) MSBuild
11 15 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (42.86%) RavenDB
11 15 (42.86%) .NET

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 15 (42.86%) IIS
2 5 (14.29%) Apache
3 3 (8.57%) OpenStack
3 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.71%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (17.14%) Amazon S3
4 5 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (8.57%) SaaS
6 2 (5.71%) OpenShift
7 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) DNS
2 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (14.29%) VoIP
4 4 (11.43%) HTTP
5 3 (8.57%) Internet
5 3 (8.57%) IPsec
5 3 (8.57%) SMTP
5 3 (8.57%) SSL
6 2 (5.71%) DHCP
6 2 (5.71%) SAN
6 2 (5.71%) VPN
7 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.86%) FIX Connectivity
7 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.86%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.86%) Network Security
7 1 (2.86%) OSPF
7 1 (2.86%) SNMP
7 1 (2.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (54.29%) NoSQL
2 17 (48.57%) MongoDB
3 15 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (42.86%) RavenDB
3 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 9 (25.71%) MySQL
5 4 (11.43%) Redis
6 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.71%) MariaDB
8 1 (2.86%) CouchDB
8 1 (2.86%) InfluxDB
8 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.86%) Riak
8 1 (2.86%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) TeamCity
1 16 (45.71%) Travis CI
2 15 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 15 (42.86%) MSBuild
2 15 (42.86%) Octopus Deploy
2 15 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.86%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.86%) GitLab
5 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (54.29%) Finance
2 17 (48.57%) Banking
3 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Administrator
2 15 (42.86%) DBA
2 15 (42.86%) SQL DBA
3 10 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (25.71%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (25.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (14.29%) AWS Administrator
5 5 (14.29%) Cloud Administrator
5 5 (14.29%) Linux Scripter
6 4 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) DevOps Administrator
8 2 (5.71%) Linux DevOps Administrator
8 2 (5.71%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Unix Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Cloud Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) LAMP
3 1 (2.86%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.86%) Kafka
3 1 (2.86%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.86%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.86%) REST
3 1 (2.86%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) Linux
3 16 (45.71%) Windows Server
4 12 (34.29%) CentOS
5 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (17.14%) Unix
7 3 (8.57%) Ubuntu
8 2 (5.71%) AIX
9 1 (2.86%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 25 (71.43%) DevOps
3 18 (51.43%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (42.86%) Scrum
6 10 (28.57%) Software Delivery
7 9 (25.71%) Open Source
8 7 (20.00%) ITIL
9 3 (8.57%) Data Management
9 3 (8.57%) High Availability
9 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
9 3 (8.57%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (8.57%) Web Development
10 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
10 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
10 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.71%) Product Management
10 2 (5.71%) Task Automation
10 2 (5.71%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) PowerShell
2 17 (48.57%) Perl
3 16 (45.71%) SQL
4 12 (34.29%) Bash Shell
4 12 (34.29%) Python
5 11 (31.43%) Java
6 3 (8.57%) C
6 3 (8.57%) C++
6 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.57%) PHP
6 3 (8.57%) Ruby
6 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.71%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) RHCE
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Docker
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.71%) KVM
3 2 (5.71%) PowerHA
4 1 (2.86%) Corosync
4 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.86%) LXC
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (97.14%) Puppet
2 32 (91.43%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (60.00%) Ansible
4 12 (34.29%) Nagios
5 5 (14.29%) ZABBIX
6 4 (11.43%) Cacti
7 3 (8.57%) Grafana
7 3 (8.57%) Icinga
7 3 (8.57%) logstash
7 3 (8.57%) Netcool
8 1 (2.86%) Ganeti
8 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
8 1 (2.86%) Linux-HA
8 1 (2.86%) Marathon
8 1 (2.86%) Mesos
8 1 (2.86%) Opsview
8 1 (2.86%) Pacemaker
8 1 (2.86%) rkt
8 1 (2.86%) Rundeck
8 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) New Relic
1 15 (42.86%) RedGate
2 10 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Splunk
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
4 2 (5.71%) Veritas
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Dell
5 1 (2.86%) Google
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Juniper
5 1 (2.86%) Solace
5 1 (2.86%) Sun
5 1 (2.86%) TIBCO