Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cobbler
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1050 1057 1226
Rank change year-on-year +7 +169 +86
Permanent jobs citing Cobbler 137 183 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.078% 0.093% 0.040%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.89% 1.08% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 118 171 64
UK median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.18% -15.00% -
10th Percentile £51,250 £36,250 £37,000
90th Percentile £78,250 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +41.18% -15.00% +19.05%

Cobbler 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 15399 16937 16595
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.75% 8.60% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12448 13789 13253
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 £29,597
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%

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 22 August 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 22 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 +15 129 £60,000 +41.18% 8
UK excluding London +38 104 £60,000 +41.18% 8
North of England -26 70 £60,000 +41.18% 4
Yorkshire +14 41 £60,000 +41.18% 3
London -2 32 £75,000 +50.00% 1
North West -31 29 £60,000 +41.18% 1
South West -5 9 £60,000 -11.11%
South East +70 8 £71,250 -20.83% 2
Scotland - 8 - - 1
East of England +4 5 £35,000 -44.00% 1
East Midlands - 4 £60,000 -
Midlands - 4 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Puppet
2 127 (92.70%) Opscode Chef
3 123 (89.78%) Linux
4 120 (87.59%) Python
5 112 (81.75%) Ruby
5 112 (81.75%) Bash Shell
6 107 (78.10%) Agile Software Development
7 104 (75.91%) Scrum
8 103 (75.18%) DevOps
9 99 (72.26%) Continuous Integration
10 97 (70.80%) RUP
10 97 (70.80%) DSDM
11 95 (69.34%) Configuration Management
11 95 (69.34%) SQL
12 93 (67.88%) Tivoli
13 91 (66.42%) Shell Script
14 90 (65.69%) Unix
15 86 (62.77%) Xen
16 85 (62.04%) OpenStack
17 84 (61.31%) Oracle
18 83 (60.58%) CloudStack
18 83 (60.58%) XenServer
18 83 (60.58%) vSphere
19 82 (59.85%) EnterpriseDB
20 63 (45.99%) Ansible
21 47 (34.31%) Amazon AWS
22 44 (32.12%) Red Hat
23 38 (27.74%) TeamCity
23 38 (27.74%) Jenkins
24 36 (26.28%) Git (software)

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 85 (62.04%) OpenStack
2 83 (60.58%) CloudStack
3 24 (17.52%) WebSphere
4 23 (16.79%) JBoss
4 23 (16.79%) WebLogic
5 9 (6.57%) Jetty
5 9 (6.57%) Tomcat
6 8 (5.84%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.19%) Apache
8 2 (1.46%) nginx
9 1 (0.73%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 47 (34.31%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.38%) GitHub
4 4 (2.92%) Datadog
5 1 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.73%) IaaS
5 1 (0.73%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.06%) Firewall
2 11 (8.03%) HTTP
2 11 (8.03%) SSH
3 10 (7.30%) AMQP
4 9 (6.57%) Internet
5 6 (4.38%) DHCP
5 6 (4.38%) DNS
5 6 (4.38%) HTTPS
5 6 (4.38%) Kerberos
6 5 (3.65%) SMTP
6 5 (3.65%) SNMP
7 3 (2.19%) SAN
8 2 (1.46%) LAN
8 2 (1.46%) NAS
9 1 (0.73%) Junos
9 1 (0.73%) Network Security
9 1 (0.73%) SMS
9 1 (0.73%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.73%) VXLAN
9 1 (0.73%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.41%) Hadoop
2 12 (8.76%) MongoDB
2 12 (8.76%) NoSQL
3 10 (7.30%) Couchbase
3 10 (7.30%) MySQL
3 10 (7.30%) Redis
3 10 (7.30%) Riak
4 9 (6.57%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.38%) InfluxDB
5 6 (4.38%) SQLite
6 5 (3.65%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.73%) Big Data
8 1 (0.73%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.73%) OLAP
8 1 (0.73%) OLTP
8 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (27.74%) Jenkins
1 38 (27.74%) TeamCity
2 36 (26.28%) Git (software)
3 23 (16.79%) Subversion
4 13 (9.49%) Vagrant
5 12 (8.76%) Cucumber
5 12 (8.76%) FitNesse
5 12 (8.76%) Selenium
6 6 (4.38%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.73%) MSI
7 1 (0.73%) NuGet
7 1 (0.73%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.73%) WiX
General
1 10 (7.30%) Finance
2 6 (4.38%) Marketing
3 5 (3.65%) Banking
4 4 (2.92%) Retail
5 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.73%) Games
6 1 (0.73%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 95 (69.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 77 (56.20%) Platform Engineer
3 25 (18.25%) Linux Engineer
4 17 (12.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 17 (12.41%) Systems Engineer
5 16 (11.68%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 15 (10.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 10 (7.30%) Developer
7 10 (7.30%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 9 (6.57%) AWS DevOps
8 9 (6.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 9 (6.57%) AWS Engineer
9 8 (5.84%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (5.84%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Administrator
10 7 (5.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Senior Platform Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.60%) Kafka
2 16 (11.68%) RabbitMQ
3 15 (10.95%) .NET
3 15 (10.95%) LAMP
4 11 (8.03%) HTML
4 11 (8.03%) HTML5
5 10 (7.30%) Hibernate
5 10 (7.30%) JMS
5 10 (7.30%) JPA
5 10 (7.30%) Spring
5 10 (7.30%) TIBCO EMS
5 10 (7.30%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (5.11%) LAPP Stack
7 6 (4.38%) ZeroMQ
8 5 (3.65%) MCollective
9 2 (1.46%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.46%) Node.js
9 2 (1.46%) Web Services
10 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.73%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.57%) Public Cloud
2 6 (4.38%) Hedge funds
3 5 (3.65%) Blog
4 3 (2.19%) Social Media
5 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.73%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.73%) Fintech
5 1 (0.73%) iSeries
5 1 (0.73%) PKI
5 1 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 123 (89.78%) Linux
2 90 (65.69%) Unix
3 30 (21.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (16.79%) CentOS
5 17 (12.41%) Windows
6 5 (3.65%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.19%) Debian
7 3 (2.19%) Solaris
8 2 (1.46%) AIX
8 2 (1.46%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.73%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.73%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (78.10%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (75.91%) Scrum
3 103 (75.18%) DevOps
4 99 (72.26%) Continuous Integration
5 97 (70.80%) DSDM
5 97 (70.80%) RUP
6 95 (69.34%) Configuration Management
7 29 (21.17%) OWASP
8 24 (17.52%) Mentoring
8 24 (17.52%) Performance Tuning
9 21 (15.33%) Auto-Scaling
9 21 (15.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (12.41%) ITIL
11 13 (9.49%) TDD
12 12 (8.76%) Integration Testing
12 12 (8.76%) Kanban
12 12 (8.76%) Software Engineering
12 12 (8.76%) Test Automation
13 11 (8.03%) Multithreading
13 11 (8.03%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 120 (87.59%) Python
2 112 (81.75%) Bash Shell
2 112 (81.75%) Ruby
3 95 (69.34%) SQL
4 91 (66.42%) Shell Script
5 25 (18.25%) Perl
6 13 (9.49%) JavaScript
7 11 (8.03%) Java
8 9 (6.57%) C
9 7 (5.11%) C++
9 7 (5.11%) PHP
10 2 (1.46%) C#
11 1 (0.73%) Clojure
11 1 (0.73%) Erlang
11 1 (0.73%) F#
11 1 (0.73%) Haskell
11 1 (0.73%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (10.22%) AWS Certification
2 4 (2.92%) RHCE
3 2 (1.46%) Degree
4 1 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.03%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (62.77%) Xen
2 83 (60.58%) vSphere
2 83 (60.58%) XenServer
3 21 (15.33%) Docker
4 6 (4.38%) LXC
5 4 (2.92%) KVM
5 4 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.46%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.46%) Varnish
7 1 (0.73%) GPFS
7 1 (0.73%) NFS
7 1 (0.73%) RHEV
7 1 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.73%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 137 (100.00%) Puppet
2 127 (92.70%) Opscode Chef
3 93 (67.88%) Tivoli
4 63 (45.99%) Ansible
5 31 (22.63%) Terraform
6 20 (14.60%) Nagios
7 11 (8.03%) CFEngine
8 8 (5.84%) Salt
9 7 (5.11%) ZABBIX
10 6 (4.38%) collectd
10 6 (4.38%) rkt
10 6 (4.38%) yum
11 3 (2.19%) Grafana
11 3 (2.19%) Prometheus
12 2 (1.46%) Icinga
12 2 (1.46%) Munin
13 1 (0.73%) Kibana
13 1 (0.73%) logstash
13 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Satellite
13 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 84 (61.31%) Oracle
2 82 (59.85%) EnterpriseDB
3 44 (32.12%) Red Hat
4 16 (11.68%) IBM
4 16 (11.68%) TIBCO
5 14 (10.22%) Microsoft
6 9 (6.57%) Dell
6 9 (6.57%) HP
7 7 (5.11%) SolarWinds
8 6 (4.38%) Solace
9 5 (3.65%) VMware
10 4 (2.92%) Juniper
11 2 (1.46%) Splunk
12 1 (0.73%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.73%) Brocade
12 1 (0.73%) Cisco
12 1 (0.73%) EMC
12 1 (0.73%) Google
12 1 (0.73%) NetApp
12 1 (0.73%) Percona