Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CFEngine
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1123 1149 1188
Rank change year-on-year +26 +39 -90
Permanent jobs citing CFEngine 54 73 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.038% 0.058%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.34% 0.44% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 47 41 97
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £42,800 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £81,250 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,250 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.77% -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 15690 16487 16858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.77% 8.68% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12879 13330 13687
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +10 46 £65,000 +13.04% 1
London +3 31 £70,000 +3.70% 1
UK excluding London +40 23 £51,250 +6.77%
Scotland -10 8 - -
South East +40 6 £43,750 +25.00%
North of England -12 6 £65,000 +23.81%
Yorkshire +12 3 £55,000 +4.76%
South West -10 3 £56,250 +25.00%
North West -17 3 £65,000 -
East Midlands +39 1 £44,317 -7.67%
Midlands +25 1 £44,317 -7.67%

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 53 (98.15%) Puppet
2 43 (79.63%) Opscode Chef
2 43 (79.63%) Configuration Management
3 39 (72.22%) Linux
4 37 (68.52%) Ansible
5 35 (64.81%) DevOps
6 33 (61.11%) Perl
7 29 (53.70%) Python
8 23 (42.59%) PowerShell
8 23 (42.59%) CentOS
9 22 (40.74%) Red Hat
9 22 (40.74%) DNS
10 21 (38.89%) Nagios
11 20 (37.04%) Unix
11 20 (37.04%) Git (software)
11 20 (37.04%) Open Source
12 19 (35.19%) Bash Shell
12 19 (35.19%) NoSQL
12 19 (35.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (35.19%) Finance
12 19 (35.19%) Windows
12 19 (35.19%) TCP/IP
13 18 (33.33%) MySQL
14 17 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (29.63%) Docker
16 15 (27.78%) High Availability
16 15 (27.78%) Cloud Computing
16 15 (27.78%) TeamCity
17 14 (25.93%) Clustering
17 14 (25.93%) HTTP

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 9 (16.67%) IIS
2 6 (11.11%) Apache
3 4 (7.41%) OpenStack
4 3 (5.56%) nginx
5 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.78%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (24.07%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (11.11%) GitHub
4 5 (9.26%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (9.26%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (9.26%) Amazon S3
4 5 (9.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (3.70%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.74%) DNS
2 19 (35.19%) TCP/IP
3 14 (25.93%) HTTP
4 9 (16.67%) DHCP
4 9 (16.67%) SMTP
5 8 (14.81%) SSL
6 7 (12.96%) IPsec
7 6 (11.11%) HTTPS
7 6 (11.11%) Kerberos
7 6 (11.11%) SSH
8 5 (9.26%) Internet
8 5 (9.26%) VoIP
9 4 (7.41%) Firewall
10 2 (3.70%) SAN
10 2 (3.70%) SNMP
11 1 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.85%) FIX Connectivity
11 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.85%) Network Security
11 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.19%) NoSQL
2 18 (33.33%) MySQL
3 10 (18.52%) MongoDB
4 9 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (16.67%) RavenDB
4 9 (16.67%) Redis
4 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 7 (12.96%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
6 6 (11.11%) InfluxDB
6 6 (11.11%) SQLite
7 2 (3.70%) CouchDB
7 2 (3.70%) Riak
8 1 (1.85%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 20 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 15 (27.78%) TeamCity
3 11 (20.37%) Travis CI
4 9 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (16.67%) MSBuild
4 9 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (14.81%) Jenkins
6 6 (11.11%) Gerrit
7 3 (5.56%) Vagrant
8 2 (3.70%) GitLab
General
1 19 (35.19%) Finance
2 13 (24.07%) Banking
3 9 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Administrator
2 16 (29.63%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (27.78%) Linux Administrator
3 15 (27.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 12 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (16.67%) DBA
5 9 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (16.67%) SQL DBA
5 9 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (14.81%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 6 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (9.26%) AWS Administrator
8 5 (9.26%) Cloud Administrator
8 5 (9.26%) Linux Scripter
9 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (7.41%) Ubuntu Administrator
9 4 (7.41%) Unix Engineer
10 3 (5.56%) Engineering Manager
10 3 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 3 (5.56%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) .NET
2 8 (14.81%) LAMP
3 6 (11.11%) Kafka
3 6 (11.11%) LAPP Stack
3 6 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (11.11%) ZeroMQ
4 3 (5.56%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (3.70%) Web Services
6 1 (1.85%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Clustering
2 9 (16.67%) Private Cloud
3 8 (14.81%) Management Information System
4 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (12.96%) Data Centre
5 6 (11.11%) Hedge funds
6 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (5.56%) Public Cloud
8 2 (3.70%) Derivative
8 2 (3.70%) Eurex
8 2 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 39 (72.22%) Linux
2 23 (42.59%) CentOS
3 20 (37.04%) Unix
4 19 (35.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (35.19%) Windows
5 10 (18.52%) Ubuntu
5 10 (18.52%) Windows Server
6 4 (7.41%) Debian
6 4 (7.41%) Solaris
7 2 (3.70%) AIX
7 2 (3.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (79.63%) Configuration Management
2 35 (64.81%) DevOps
3 20 (37.04%) Open Source
4 17 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (27.78%) High Availability
6 11 (20.37%) ITIL
7 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (16.67%) Scrum
9 8 (14.81%) Low Latency
9 8 (14.81%) Task Automation
10 7 (12.96%) Biometrics
10 7 (12.96%) Data Management
10 7 (12.96%) Technical Analysis
10 7 (12.96%) Web Development
11 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
12 5 (9.26%) Algorithmic Trading
13 4 (7.41%) Business Continuity
13 4 (7.41%) Information Security
13 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 33 (61.11%) Perl
2 29 (53.70%) Python
3 23 (42.59%) PowerShell
4 19 (35.19%) Bash Shell
5 11 (20.37%) SQL
6 10 (18.52%) PHP
7 8 (14.81%) Ruby
8 7 (12.96%) Java
9 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.70%) Bourne shell
10 2 (3.70%) C
10 2 (3.70%) C++
10 2 (3.70%) C-shell
10 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.70%) Korn
11 1 (1.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 16 (29.63%) Docker
2 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.11%) LXC
4 4 (7.41%) NFS
4 4 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.56%) KVM
6 2 (3.70%) Corosync
6 2 (3.70%) PowerHA
6 2 (3.70%) Xen
7 1 (1.85%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 53 (98.15%) Puppet
2 43 (79.63%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (68.52%) Ansible
4 21 (38.89%) Nagios
5 13 (24.07%) ZABBIX
6 8 (14.81%) Grafana
7 6 (11.11%) Cobbler
7 6 (11.11%) collectd
7 6 (11.11%) rkt
7 6 (11.11%) yum
8 5 (9.26%) Salt
9 2 (3.70%) BladeLogic
9 2 (3.70%) Cacti
9 2 (3.70%) Ganeti
9 2 (3.70%) HAProxy
9 2 (3.70%) Linux-HA
9 2 (3.70%) Marathon
9 2 (3.70%) Mesos
9 2 (3.70%) Pacemaker
9 2 (3.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Red Hat
2 11 (20.37%) VMware
3 9 (16.67%) New Relic
3 9 (16.67%) RedGate
4 7 (12.96%) Cisco
4 7 (12.96%) SolarWinds
5 6 (11.11%) Dell
5 6 (11.11%) HP
5 6 (11.11%) Solace
5 6 (11.11%) TIBCO
6 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.56%) EMC
6 3 (5.56%) F5
6 3 (5.56%) Google
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle
6 3 (5.56%) Splunk
7 2 (3.70%) Fidessa
7 2 (3.70%) Juniper
7 2 (3.70%) Reuters
7 2 (3.70%) Veritas