Period
to 18 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Cobbler skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cobbler over the 6 months to 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cobbler
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1029 1049 1250
Rank change year-on-year +20 +201 +37
Permanent jobs citing Cobbler 134 168 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.088% 0.030%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.87% 1.01% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 116 164 43
UK median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.18% -15.00% -
10th Percentile £38,500 £36,250 £37,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +41.18% -15.00% -

Cobbler 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 15477 16587 16693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.86% 8.65% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 12644 13411 13476
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +3.23%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Cobbler
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cobbler in the UK

Cobbler
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cobbler in the UK

Cobbler
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cobbler over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Cobbler in the UK

Cobbler
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cobbler within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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 +30 122 £60,000 +41.18% 9
UK excluding London +65 108 £60,000 +41.18% 9
North of England +2 62 £60,000 +41.18% 7
Yorkshire +10 35 £60,000 +41.18% 5
North West -7 27 £60,000 +41.18% 2
London -31 25 £75,000 +53.85% 1
South East +65 12 £75,000 +20.00%
Scotland - 12 - - 1
East of England +27 10 £37,000 -40.80%
South West -2 7 £60,000 -7.69%
East Midlands +56 5 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Midlands +40 5 £60,000 +20.00% 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing Cobbler 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 Cobbler.

1 134 (100.00%) Puppet
2 122 (91.04%) Opscode Chef
3 119 (88.81%) Python
4 114 (85.07%) Linux
4 114 (85.07%) Bash Shell
5 106 (79.10%) Ruby
6 99 (73.88%) Agile Software Development
7 95 (70.90%) Scrum
8 94 (70.15%) DevOps
9 89 (66.42%) Continuous Integration
9 89 (66.42%) Configuration Management
10 88 (65.67%) DSDM
10 88 (65.67%) RUP
11 86 (64.18%) Shell Script
12 81 (60.45%) Tivoli
13 78 (58.21%) SQL
14 76 (56.72%) Unix
15 74 (55.22%) Oracle
16 71 (52.99%) OpenStack
17 70 (52.24%) EnterpriseDB
18 69 (51.49%) XenServer
18 69 (51.49%) vSphere
18 69 (51.49%) CloudStack
18 69 (51.49%) Xen
19 62 (46.27%) Ansible
20 41 (30.60%) Amazon AWS
21 38 (28.36%) Red Hat
22 33 (24.63%) TeamCity
23 32 (23.88%) Jenkins
23 32 (23.88%) WebSphere

Cobbler
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 71 (52.99%) OpenStack
2 69 (51.49%) CloudStack
3 32 (23.88%) WebSphere
4 30 (22.39%) JBoss
4 30 (22.39%) WebLogic
5 13 (9.70%) Jetty
5 13 (9.70%) Tomcat
6 9 (6.72%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.49%) IIS
8 1 (0.75%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 41 (30.60%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (14.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.72%) Datadog
4 6 (4.48%) GitHub
5 3 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.75%) Boomi
6 1 (0.75%) IaaS
6 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.91%) Firewall
2 15 (11.19%) AMQP
3 8 (5.97%) Internet
4 6 (4.48%) DHCP
4 6 (4.48%) DNS
4 6 (4.48%) HTTP
4 6 (4.48%) HTTPS
4 6 (4.48%) Kerberos
4 6 (4.48%) SSH
5 4 (2.99%) LAN
5 4 (2.99%) SAN
6 3 (2.24%) NAS
6 3 (2.24%) Network Security
6 3 (2.24%) WAN
7 1 (0.75%) Junos
7 1 (0.75%) SMS
7 1 (0.75%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.75%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.15%) Hadoop
2 17 (12.69%) MongoDB
3 16 (11.94%) NoSQL
4 15 (11.19%) Couchbase
4 15 (11.19%) Redis
4 15 (11.19%) Riak
5 10 (7.46%) Data Mining
5 10 (7.46%) MySQL
6 8 (5.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (4.48%) InfluxDB
8 6 (4.48%) SQLite
9 3 (2.24%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.75%) Big Data
10 1 (0.75%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.75%) OLAP
10 1 (0.75%) OLTP
10 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (24.63%) TeamCity
2 32 (23.88%) Jenkins
3 31 (23.13%) Git (software)
4 18 (13.43%) Subversion
4 18 (13.43%) Vagrant
5 17 (12.69%) Cucumber
5 17 (12.69%) FitNesse
5 17 (12.69%) Selenium
6 6 (4.48%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.49%) MSI
7 2 (1.49%) NuGet
7 2 (1.49%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.49%) WiX
General
1 19 (14.18%) Finance
2 11 (8.21%) Marketing
3 9 (6.72%) Banking
4 5 (3.73%) Retail
5 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 88 (65.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 67 (50.00%) Platform Engineer
3 25 (18.66%) Linux Engineer
4 24 (17.91%) Systems Engineer
5 20 (14.93%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 19 (14.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 16 (11.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 15 (11.19%) DevOps Systems Engineer
9 14 (10.45%) Developer
10 12 (8.96%) Full Stack Developer
11 10 (7.46%) Java Developer
12 7 (5.22%) Senior DevOps
12 7 (5.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 7 (5.22%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 7 (5.22%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
12 7 (5.22%) Senior Platform Engineer
12 7 (5.22%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 5 (3.73%) AWS DevOps
13 5 (3.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 5 (3.73%) Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.64%) Kafka
2 21 (15.67%) RabbitMQ
3 17 (12.69%) .NET
4 16 (11.94%) HTML
4 16 (11.94%) HTML5
5 15 (11.19%) JMS
5 15 (11.19%) LAMP
5 15 (11.19%) TIBCO EMS
5 15 (11.19%) WebSphere MQ
6 14 (10.45%) Hibernate
6 14 (10.45%) JPA
6 14 (10.45%) Spring
7 7 (5.22%) LAPP Stack
8 6 (4.48%) ZeroMQ
9 3 (2.24%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.24%) Node.js
9 3 (2.24%) Web Services
10 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.49%) jQuery
10 2 (1.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.21%) Public Cloud
2 10 (7.46%) Blog
3 8 (5.97%) Social Media
4 6 (4.48%) Hedge funds
5 5 (3.73%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.75%) Fintech
6 1 (0.75%) iSeries
6 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 114 (85.07%) Linux
2 76 (56.72%) Unix
3 28 (20.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (14.18%) Windows
5 15 (11.19%) CentOS
6 5 (3.73%) Solaris
7 4 (2.99%) AIX
8 3 (2.24%) HPUX
8 3 (2.24%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.49%) Debian
9 2 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (73.88%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (70.90%) Scrum
3 94 (70.15%) DevOps
4 89 (66.42%) Configuration Management
4 89 (66.42%) Continuous Integration
5 88 (65.67%) DSDM
5 88 (65.67%) RUP
6 28 (20.90%) OWASP
7 21 (15.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 21 (15.67%) Performance Tuning
8 20 (14.93%) ITIL
9 18 (13.43%) Auto-Scaling
9 18 (13.43%) TDD
10 17 (12.69%) Integration Testing
10 17 (12.69%) Kanban
10 17 (12.69%) Mentoring
10 17 (12.69%) Software Engineering
10 17 (12.69%) Test Automation
11 16 (11.94%) Multithreading
11 16 (11.94%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 119 (88.81%) Python
2 114 (85.07%) Bash Shell
3 106 (79.10%) Ruby
4 86 (64.18%) Shell Script
5 78 (58.21%) SQL
6 28 (20.90%) Perl
7 18 (13.43%) JavaScript
8 14 (10.45%) Java
9 13 (9.70%) C
10 11 (8.21%) C++
11 3 (2.24%) C#
12 2 (1.49%) Clojure
12 2 (1.49%) Erlang
12 2 (1.49%) F#
12 2 (1.49%) Haskell
12 2 (1.49%) PHP
12 2 (1.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (4.48%) Degree
2 5 (3.73%) AWS Certification
2 5 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.99%) RHCE
4 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.94%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 69 (51.49%) vSphere
1 69 (51.49%) Xen
1 69 (51.49%) XenServer
2 25 (18.66%) Docker
3 6 (4.48%) LXC
4 4 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.75%) GPFS
5 1 (0.75%) KVM
5 1 (0.75%) NFS
5 1 (0.75%) RHEV
5 1 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.75%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 134 (100.00%) Puppet
2 122 (91.04%) Opscode Chef
3 81 (60.45%) Tivoli
4 62 (46.27%) Ansible
5 25 (18.66%) Terraform
6 16 (11.94%) Nagios
7 8 (5.97%) Grafana
7 8 (5.97%) Prometheus
7 8 (5.97%) Salt
8 6 (4.48%) CFEngine
8 6 (4.48%) collectd
8 6 (4.48%) rkt
8 6 (4.48%) yum
9 2 (1.49%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.75%) Icinga
10 1 (0.75%) Kibana
10 1 (0.75%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.75%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.75%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 74 (55.22%) Oracle
2 70 (52.24%) EnterpriseDB
3 38 (28.36%) Red Hat
4 26 (19.40%) IBM
5 21 (15.67%) TIBCO
6 17 (12.69%) Microsoft
7 8 (5.97%) Google
8 7 (5.22%) Dell
8 7 (5.22%) HP
8 7 (5.22%) SolarWinds
8 7 (5.22%) VMware
9 6 (4.48%) Solace
10 5 (3.73%) Intel
10 5 (3.73%) NVIDIA
11 1 (0.75%) Brocade
11 1 (0.75%) Cisco
11 1 (0.75%) Dynatrace
11 1 (0.75%) Juniper
11 1 (0.75%) Percona
11 1 (0.75%) Splunk