Period
to 24 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Nagios skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Nagios over the 6 months to 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Nagios
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 479 551 466
Rank change year-on-year +72 -85 -11
Permanent jobs citing Nagios 860 836 1,015
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.48% 0.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.80% 4.86% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 492 641 857
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% -1.90% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,575 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.36% -2.22% -

Nagios 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 17,908 17,215 14,851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.33% 9.98% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13,808 13,598 12,001
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

Nagios
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Nagios in the UK

Nagios
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Nagios in the UK

Nagios
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Nagios over the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Nagios in the UK

Nagios
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Nagios within the UK over the 6 months to 24 May 2019. 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 +72 849 £55,000 +6.80% 15
UK excluding London +117 478 £49,000 +11.36% 14
London +17 374 £57,500 -4.17% 3
North of England +156 267 £42,500 -1.16% 3
Yorkshire +151 234 £60,000 +31.87% 2
South East +73 102 £51,250 +2.50% 1
East of England +85 48 £42,500 -19.05% 2
South West -33 36 £53,500 +25.88% 4
North West -5 31 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Midlands -14 22 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands -7 17 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands +14 5 £47,500 +11.76% 1
North East +15 2 £55,000 +22.22%
Northern Ireland - 2 £70,000 -
Scotland -3 1 £30,000 -46.90% 2

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, IT jobs citing Nagios also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Nagios.

1 597 (69.42%) Linux
2 473 (55.00%) Python
3 408 (47.44%) Bash Shell
4 355 (41.28%) Unix
5 346 (40.23%) Firewall
6 335 (38.95%) Cisco
7 330 (38.37%) Perl
8 325 (37.79%) DNS
9 304 (35.35%) Cisco Certification
10 301 (35.00%) VPN
11 281 (32.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 280 (32.56%) CCNP
13 276 (32.09%) WAN
14 268 (31.16%) Cisco ASA
15 266 (30.93%) Network Security
16 265 (30.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 265 (30.81%) MPLS
17 256 (29.77%) Amazon AWS
17 256 (29.77%) DevOps
18 252 (29.30%) Windows
19 251 (29.19%) BGP
20 250 (29.07%) OSPF
21 246 (28.60%) Network Management
22 237 (27.56%) Service Delivery
22 237 (27.56%) Puppet
22 237 (27.56%) Change Control
23 236 (27.44%) Management Information System
24 235 (27.33%) Broadband
25 232 (26.98%) CCNA
25 232 (26.98%) IPsec

Nagios
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 91 (10.58%) Apache
2 52 (6.05%) Elasticsearch
3 48 (5.58%) nginx
4 31 (3.60%) Tomcat
5 30 (3.49%) Apache Spark
6 28 (3.26%) Apache Pig
7 20 (2.33%) IIS
8 18 (2.09%) BizTalk Server
9 16 (1.86%) MS Exchange
10 15 (1.74%) OpenStack
11 13 (1.51%) Confluence
12 12 (1.40%) Skype for Business
13 9 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (0.70%) SharePoint
15 5 (0.58%) IBM Domino
16 4 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
17 3 (0.35%) Apache Solr
17 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
17 3 (0.35%) WebLogic
17 3 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
1 3 (0.35%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 256 (29.77%) Amazon AWS
2 205 (23.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (11.16%) SaaS
4 77 (8.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 39 (4.53%) Amazon EC2
5 39 (4.53%) Amazon S3
6 33 (3.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 30 (3.49%) OpenShift
8 28 (3.26%) PaaS
9 26 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
9 26 (3.02%) CloudBees
10 24 (2.79%) Serverless
10 24 (2.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 21 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
11 21 (2.44%) Office 365
12 20 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
13 19 (2.21%) Amazon ELB
14 16 (1.86%) Datadog
15 15 (1.74%) Amazon SQS
15 15 (1.74%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 346 (40.23%) Firewall
2 325 (37.79%) DNS
3 301 (35.00%) VPN
4 281 (32.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 276 (32.09%) WAN
6 268 (31.16%) Cisco ASA
7 266 (30.93%) Network Security
8 265 (30.81%) MPLS
9 251 (29.19%) BGP
10 250 (29.07%) OSPF
11 235 (27.33%) Broadband
12 232 (26.98%) IPsec
13 227 (26.40%) SMTP
14 215 (25.00%) ADSL
14 215 (25.00%) NetScaler
14 215 (25.00%) RIP
15 79 (9.19%) TCP/IP
16 38 (4.42%) DHCP
16 38 (4.42%) SSL
17 37 (4.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (7.21%) MySQL
2 45 (5.23%) SQL Server
3 39 (4.53%) Amazon RDS
4 38 (4.42%) Big Data
5 36 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (3.84%) Hadoop
7 21 (2.44%) MariaDB
7 21 (2.44%) NoSQL
8 20 (2.33%) MongoDB
9 17 (1.98%) Redis
10 13 (1.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 11 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
11 11 (1.28%) Relational Database
12 10 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
13 9 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (0.93%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.93%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
16 4 (0.47%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 191 (22.21%) Jenkins
2 166 (19.30%) Git (software)
3 71 (8.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 67 (7.79%) JIRA
5 60 (6.98%) Subversion
6 42 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 38 (4.42%) Travis CI
7 38 (4.42%) Vagrant
8 36 (4.19%) Selenium
9 35 (4.07%) Maven
9 35 (4.07%) TeamCity
10 33 (3.84%) Octopus Deploy
11 32 (3.72%) GoCD
12 28 (3.26%) Ant
12 28 (3.26%) Gradle
13 27 (3.14%) GitLab
14 26 (3.02%) ClearCase
14 26 (3.02%) HP UFT
15 13 (1.51%) Hudson
15 13 (1.51%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 102 (11.86%) Finance
2 53 (6.16%) Banking
3 44 (5.12%) Investment Banking
4 40 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 37 (4.30%) Front Office
6 29 (3.37%) Law
7 13 (1.51%) Games
8 11 (1.28%) Retail
9 9 (1.05%) Marketing
10 8 (0.93%) Legal
11 7 (0.81%) Aerospace
11 7 (0.81%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.35%) Electronics
12 3 (0.35%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.23%) Arabic Language
13 2 (0.23%) French Language
13 2 (0.23%) German Language
13 2 (0.23%) Portuguese Language
13 2 (0.23%) Russian Language
13 2 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 245 (28.49%) Network Engineer
2 146 (16.98%) Security Engineer
3 141 (16.40%) Network Security Engineer
4 130 (15.12%) DevOps Engineer
5 86 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 86 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
6 84 (9.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 79 (9.19%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 76 (8.84%) Support Engineer
9 70 (8.14%) Administrator
9 70 (8.14%) Applications Engineer
10 68 (7.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 66 (7.67%) Systems Administrator
12 65 (7.56%) Applications Support
13 63 (7.33%) Applications Support Engineer
14 51 (5.93%) Platform Engineer
15 47 (5.47%) Developer
16 44 (5.12%) Systems Engineer
17 43 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
17 43 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (10.93%) Elastic Stack
2 43 (5.00%) LAMP
3 39 (4.53%) FIX Protocol
4 37 (4.30%) Web Services
5 31 (3.60%) .NET
6 25 (2.91%) RabbitMQ
7 20 (2.33%) ActiveMQ
8 19 (2.21%) LDAP
9 18 (2.09%) LAPP Stack
10 15 (1.74%) .NET Core
10 15 (1.74%) Kafka
11 11 (1.28%) JSON
12 10 (1.16%) Node.js
12 10 (1.16%) PySpark
13 8 (0.93%) Sensu
14 7 (0.81%) LEMP Stack
14 7 (0.81%) XML
15 5 (0.58%) AngularJS
15 5 (0.58%) HTML
15 5 (0.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 236 (27.44%) Management Information System
2 98 (11.40%) Data Centre
3 56 (6.51%) Fintech
4 45 (5.23%) Hedge funds
5 41 (4.77%) Derivative
6 37 (4.30%) Equities
6 37 (4.30%) Fixed Income
6 37 (4.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 35 (4.07%) Linux Command Line
7 35 (4.07%) Public Cloud
8 31 (3.60%) PKI
9 29 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (2.91%) Replication
11 21 (2.44%) Clustering
12 17 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
13 15 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
13 15 (1.74%) NHS
14 13 (1.51%) EMC VNX
15 11 (1.28%) IPTV
16 9 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 597 (69.42%) Linux
2 355 (41.28%) Unix
3 252 (29.30%) Windows
4 94 (10.93%) CentOS
5 89 (10.35%) Windows Server
6 74 (8.60%) Debian
7 51 (5.93%) Ubuntu
8 38 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (3.02%) CoreOS
10 25 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (1.86%) Solaris
11 16 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (1.51%) Windows 10
13 8 (0.93%) VMS
14 6 (0.70%) Data ONTAP
14 6 (0.70%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.70%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.35%) Fedora
15 3 (0.35%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (29.77%) DevOps
2 246 (28.60%) Network Management
3 237 (27.56%) Change Control
3 237 (27.56%) Service Delivery
4 231 (26.86%) Network Design
5 215 (25.00%) Product Management
6 142 (16.51%) Configuration Management
7 123 (14.30%) Continuous Integration
8 117 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
9 115 (13.37%) ITIL
10 95 (11.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 87 (10.12%) Problem-Solving
12 65 (7.56%) Open Source
13 58 (6.74%) Continuous Delivery
14 57 (6.63%) High Availability
14 57 (6.63%) Load Balancing
15 52 (6.05%) Mentoring
16 48 (5.58%) Deployment Automation
17 45 (5.23%) Project Management
17 45 (5.23%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 473 (55.00%) Python
2 408 (47.44%) Bash Shell
3 330 (38.37%) Perl
4 142 (16.51%) PowerShell
5 127 (14.77%) SQL
6 98 (11.40%) Ruby
7 57 (6.63%) Go
7 57 (6.63%) Java
8 42 (4.88%) PHP
9 32 (3.72%) Shell Script
10 31 (3.60%) Scala
11 30 (3.49%) C#
12 29 (3.37%) Groovy
13 20 (2.33%) C
14 19 (2.21%) JavaScript
15 15 (1.74%) PHP 5
15 15 (1.74%) PHP 7
16 11 (1.28%) C++
17 6 (0.70%) Bourne shell
18 4 (0.47%) Korn
Qualifications
1 304 (35.35%) Cisco Certification
2 280 (32.56%) CCNP
3 232 (26.98%) CCNA
4 55 (6.40%) Degree
5 47 (5.47%) Security Cleared
6 39 (4.53%) RHCE
7 29 (3.37%) RHCSA
8 21 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (2.09%) DV Cleared
9 18 (2.09%) SC Cleared
10 15 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
10 15 (1.74%) MCSE
11 13 (1.51%) Network+ Certification
12 12 (1.40%) CISSP
13 10 (1.16%) CompTIA Security+
13 10 (1.16%) GIAC
14 9 (1.05%) Linux+ Certification
14 9 (1.05%) SANS
14 9 (1.05%) SSCP
15 6 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 265 (30.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 215 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 22 (2.56%) SLA
4 16 (1.86%) Cyber Essentials
4 16 (1.86%) GDPR
4 16 (1.86%) HIPAA
5 12 (1.40%) HL7
5 12 (1.40%) ISO 22301
5 12 (1.40%) ISO 9000
6 5 (0.58%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.58%) QA
7 2 (0.23%) ISO 15022
7 2 (0.23%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 191 (22.21%) Docker
2 122 (14.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (12.67%) Active Directory
4 56 (6.51%) Hyper-V
5 31 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
6 30 (3.49%) iptables
6 30 (3.49%) vSphere
7 29 (3.37%) NFS
8 20 (2.33%) Samba
9 18 (2.09%) Xen
10 17 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
11 16 (1.86%) KVM
12 14 (1.63%) XenApp
13 11 (1.28%) VirtualBox
14 10 (1.16%) VMware NSX
14 10 (1.16%) VMware Server
15 9 (1.05%) DFS Replication
15 9 (1.05%) vCloud
16 7 (0.81%) Postfix
17 6 (0.70%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 237 (27.56%) Puppet
2 228 (26.51%) Ansible
3 217 (25.23%) FortiGate
4 130 (15.12%) Opscode Chef
5 126 (14.65%) Kubernetes
6 111 (12.91%) ZABBIX
7 101 (11.74%) Terraform
8 57 (6.63%) Packer
9 53 (6.16%) Docker Swarm
10 49 (5.70%) Graphite
10 49 (5.70%) SCOM
11 47 (5.47%) Grafana
12 43 (5.00%) Icinga
13 39 (4.53%) Cisco Prime
14 38 (4.42%) Prometheus
15 33 (3.84%) Kibana
16 32 (3.72%) Consul
16 32 (3.72%) HAProxy
16 32 (3.72%) Opsview
17 27 (3.14%) Cacti
Vendors
1 335 (38.95%) Cisco
2 224 (26.05%) Fortinet
3 186 (21.63%) VMware
4 155 (18.02%) Palo Alto
5 153 (17.79%) SolarWinds
6 149 (17.33%) Microsoft
7 92 (10.70%) Red Hat
8 80 (9.30%) Splunk
9 53 (6.16%) AppDynamics
9 53 (6.16%) CheckPoint
10 52 (6.05%) Google
11 43 (5.00%) NetApp
12 41 (4.77%) F5
13 40 (4.65%) Oracle
14 35 (4.07%) Meraki
15 31 (3.60%) Brocade
15 31 (3.60%) Cloudera
16 28 (3.26%) New Relic
17 27 (3.14%) EMC
18 26 (3.02%) XebiaLabs