Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Nagios
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 553 539 473
Rank change year-on-year -14 -66 +36
Permanent jobs citing Nagios 736 868 1,040
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.50% 0.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.28% 5.54% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 515 731 885
UK median annual salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 17,196 15,681 15,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.33% 9.04% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 13,448 12,785 12,448
UK median annual salary £57,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +4.65%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +9 710 £51,250 -2.38% 88
London -3 390 £55,000 -5.98% 44
UK excluding London -5 328 £45,000 - 46
South East +49 100 £47,500 -5.00% 13
North of England +16 91 £40,000 -20.00% 10
South West +14 64 £45,000 +5.88% 11
North West +17 53 £37,500 -25.00% 5
East of England +46 42 £47,500 -7.32% 2
Yorkshire +8 27 £42,500 -22.73% 5
Midlands +32 19 £67,500 +58.82% 8
West Midlands +48 17 £67,500 +80.00% 4
Wales +15 11 £36,500 -14.12%
North East +11 11 £33,750 -32.50%
East Midlands +5 2 - - 4
Scotland -21 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 378 (51.36%) Linux
2 324 (44.02%) Puppet
3 311 (42.26%) Windows
4 288 (39.13%) Ansible
5 282 (38.32%) Amazon AWS
6 277 (37.64%) Python
7 269 (36.55%) DevOps
8 244 (33.15%) VMware
9 223 (30.30%) Opscode Chef
10 215 (29.21%) Firewall
11 202 (27.45%) Configuration Management
12 201 (27.31%) Docker
13 185 (25.14%) Microsoft Azure
14 181 (24.59%) Bash Shell
15 176 (23.91%) Jenkins
16 175 (23.78%) PowerShell
17 172 (23.37%) Active Directory
18 169 (22.96%) Microsoft
19 168 (22.83%) SolarWinds
20 161 (21.88%) Cisco
21 159 (21.60%) VMware Infrastructure
22 157 (21.33%) ITIL
23 154 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
24 153 (20.79%) Git (software)
25 144 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
26 140 (19.02%) SQL
27 139 (18.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
28 138 (18.75%) Java
29 134 (18.21%) ZABBIX
30 128 (17.39%) Unix

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 83 (11.28%) Tomcat
2 82 (11.14%) Apache
3 53 (7.20%) nginx
4 35 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
5 34 (4.62%) IIS
6 27 (3.67%) JBoss
7 19 (2.58%) IBM Domino
8 16 (2.17%) Apache Spark
8 16 (2.17%) MS Exchange
8 16 (2.17%) OpenStack
9 15 (2.04%) Apache Pig
9 15 (2.04%) GlassFish
10 14 (1.90%) Skype for Business
11 10 (1.36%) SharePoint
12 9 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.41%) CloudStack
13 3 (0.41%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.27%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.27%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (2.04%) MS Visio
2 12 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.82%) Snapchat
Business Applications
1 7 (0.95%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.82%) Salerio
3 4 (0.54%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.14%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 282 (38.32%) Amazon AWS
2 185 (25.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 81 (11.01%) SaaS
4 61 (8.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 47 (6.39%) Amazon EC2
6 46 (6.25%) Office 365
7 45 (6.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 43 (5.84%) Amazon S3
9 27 (3.67%) Amazon ELB
10 26 (3.53%) CloudBees
11 25 (3.40%) AWS CloudFormation
12 24 (3.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 23 (3.13%) PaaS
14 22 (2.99%) OpenShift
15 21 (2.85%) Serverless
16 18 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
16 18 (2.45%) Datadog
17 16 (2.17%) Amazon EMR
17 16 (2.17%) GitHub
18 12 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 215 (29.21%) Firewall
2 125 (16.98%) DNS
3 117 (15.90%) VPN
4 107 (14.54%) TCP/IP
5 87 (11.82%) WAN
6 86 (11.68%) BGP
7 80 (10.87%) SAN
8 76 (10.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 69 (9.38%) LAN
10 60 (8.15%) Cisco IOS
11 57 (7.74%) OSPF
11 57 (7.74%) VoIP
12 56 (7.61%) VLAN
13 55 (7.47%) Cisco ASA
13 55 (7.47%) Wireshark
14 52 (7.07%) Network Security
15 50 (6.79%) SNMP
16 49 (6.66%) MPLS
17 48 (6.52%) Wireless
18 45 (6.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 65 (8.83%) MySQL
3 52 (7.07%) Big Data
4 41 (5.57%) Amazon RDS
5 32 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 28 (3.80%) MongoDB
7 23 (3.13%) MariaDB
7 23 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
8 22 (2.99%) SQL Server 2016
9 20 (2.72%) Hadoop
10 19 (2.58%) Relational Database
11 15 (2.04%) RDBMS
12 14 (1.90%) Oracle Database
12 14 (1.90%) Redis
13 9 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
14 8 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 176 (23.91%) Jenkins
2 153 (20.79%) Git (software)
3 92 (12.50%) Subversion
4 84 (11.41%) Vagrant
5 78 (10.60%) JIRA
6 74 (10.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 62 (8.42%) Octopus Deploy
8 59 (8.02%) TeamCity
9 48 (6.52%) Hudson
10 40 (5.43%) Maven
11 36 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
12 32 (4.35%) Travis CI
13 30 (4.08%) Selenium
14 27 (3.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 26 (3.53%) ClearCase
15 26 (3.53%) GoCD
15 26 (3.53%) HP UFT
16 25 (3.40%) Sonatype Nexus
17 20 (2.72%) Redmine
18 16 (2.17%) Gradle
General
1 75 (10.19%) Finance
2 32 (4.35%) Banking
3 25 (3.40%) Games
4 22 (2.99%) Investment Banking
5 20 (2.72%) Retail
6 18 (2.45%) Front Office
6 18 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.17%) Law
7 16 (2.17%) Marketing
8 15 (2.04%) Military
9 12 (1.63%) Aerospace
10 10 (1.36%) Advertising
11 7 (0.95%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.82%) Electronics
12 6 (0.82%) Multimedia
12 6 (0.82%) Welsh Language
13 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.14%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 110 (14.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 108 (14.67%) Network Engineer
3 103 (13.99%) DevOps Engineer
4 81 (11.01%) Linux Engineer
5 67 (9.10%) Support Engineer
6 66 (8.97%) Applications Support
7 65 (8.83%) Administrator
8 54 (7.34%) Applications Engineer
8 54 (7.34%) Systems Administrator
9 51 (6.93%) Applications Support Engineer
10 50 (6.79%) Platform Engineer
11 43 (5.84%) Linux Administrator
12 40 (5.43%) Systems Engineer
13 39 (5.30%) Analyst
14 38 (5.16%) AWS DevOps
15 37 (5.03%) Consultant
16 36 (4.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 33 (4.48%) AWS Engineer
18 31 (4.21%) Security Engineer
19 29 (3.94%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (8.70%) Elastic Stack
2 63 (8.56%) Web Services
3 38 (5.16%) LAMP
4 32 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
5 27 (3.67%) .NET
6 21 (2.85%) Kafka
7 20 (2.72%) FIX Protocol
8 18 (2.45%) Node.js
9 16 (2.17%) ActiveMQ
9 16 (2.17%) LDAP
10 15 (2.04%) XML
11 14 (1.90%) JSON
11 14 (1.90%) Sensu
12 11 (1.49%) LEMP Stack
13 10 (1.36%) LAPP Stack
14 9 (1.22%) Spring
15 8 (1.09%) HTML
15 8 (1.09%) J2EE
15 8 (1.09%) Regular Expression
16 7 (0.95%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 123 (16.71%) Data Centre
2 52 (7.07%) Linux Command Line
3 46 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 42 (5.71%) Fintech
5 38 (5.16%) Public Cloud
5 38 (5.16%) Replication
6 37 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (4.48%) Clustering
8 28 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (3.40%) Derivative
10 24 (3.26%) Hedge funds
11 22 (2.99%) Management Information System
12 21 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 20 (2.72%) Fixed Income
13 20 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
14 19 (2.58%) Equities
14 19 (2.58%) Private Cloud
15 18 (2.45%) EMC VNX
16 17 (2.31%) PKI
17 12 (1.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 378 (51.36%) Linux
2 311 (42.26%) Windows
3 128 (17.39%) Unix
4 117 (15.90%) Windows Server
5 110 (14.95%) CentOS
6 57 (7.74%) Ubuntu
7 56 (7.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 38 (5.16%) Debian
9 37 (5.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 31 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (3.67%) CoreOS
12 26 (3.53%) Windows 10
13 16 (2.17%) Fedora
14 9 (1.22%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.95%) Data ONTAP
15 7 (0.95%) SUSE
16 6 (0.82%) Solaris
17 5 (0.68%) FreeBSD
18 4 (0.54%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.54%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (36.55%) DevOps
2 202 (27.45%) Configuration Management
3 157 (21.33%) ITIL
4 154 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
5 144 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
6 139 (18.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 102 (13.86%) Problem-Solving
8 93 (12.64%) High Availability
8 93 (12.64%) Load Balancing
9 83 (11.28%) Open Source
10 75 (10.19%) Continuous Delivery
11 65 (8.83%) Service Management
12 60 (8.15%) Deployment Automation
13 59 (8.02%) Root Cause Analysis
14 55 (7.47%) Microservices
14 55 (7.47%) Network Monitoring
15 48 (6.52%) Security Patching
15 48 (6.52%) SIEM
16 47 (6.39%) Cybersecurity
16 47 (6.39%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 277 (37.64%) Python
2 181 (24.59%) Bash Shell
3 175 (23.78%) PowerShell
4 140 (19.02%) SQL
5 138 (18.75%) Java
6 112 (15.22%) Ruby
7 85 (11.55%) Perl
8 64 (8.70%) Go
9 52 (7.07%) Shell Script
10 46 (6.25%) C
11 41 (5.57%) PHP
12 22 (2.99%) Scala
13 16 (2.17%) Korn
14 15 (2.04%) Groovy
14 15 (2.04%) JavaScript
15 14 (1.90%) C#
15 14 (1.90%) C++
16 8 (1.09%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.54%) PHP 5
17 4 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 119 (16.17%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (11.01%) CCNA
3 70 (9.51%) CCNP
4 62 (8.42%) Security Cleared
5 54 (7.34%) Degree
6 45 (6.11%) DV Cleared
7 39 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (4.48%) Network+ Certification
9 32 (4.35%) MCSE
10 27 (3.67%) CISSP
10 27 (3.67%) Linux+ Certification
10 27 (3.67%) SC Cleared
11 26 (3.53%) SSCP
12 25 (3.40%) CompTIA Security+
12 25 (3.40%) GIAC
12 25 (3.40%) SANS
13 21 (2.85%) RHCE
14 19 (2.58%) RHCSA
15 13 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
16 10 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (8.70%) SLA
2 44 (5.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (3.26%) GDPR
4 20 (2.72%) Cyber Essentials
4 20 (2.72%) HIPAA
5 15 (2.04%) PCI DSS
6 10 (1.36%) QA
7 6 (0.82%) HL7
7 6 (0.82%) ISO 22301
7 6 (0.82%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 201 (27.31%) Docker
2 172 (23.37%) Active Directory
3 159 (21.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 72 (9.78%) VMware ESXi
5 49 (6.66%) Hyper-V
6 40 (5.43%) NFS
7 31 (4.21%) Samba
8 30 (4.08%) vSphere
9 28 (3.80%) VMware NSX
10 25 (3.40%) Xen
11 20 (2.72%) KVM
11 20 (2.72%) VirtualBox
12 17 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
13 15 (2.04%) iptables
14 14 (1.90%) DFS Replication
15 10 (1.36%) XenApp
16 8 (1.09%) VMware Server
17 7 (0.95%) Varnish
18 6 (0.82%) Gluster
18 6 (0.82%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 324 (44.02%) Puppet
2 288 (39.13%) Ansible
3 223 (30.30%) Opscode Chef
4 134 (18.21%) ZABBIX
5 125 (16.98%) Kubernetes
6 87 (11.82%) Terraform
7 86 (11.68%) Graphite
8 79 (10.73%) Docker Swarm
9 77 (10.46%) Opsview
10 76 (10.33%) Salt
11 62 (8.42%) Grafana
12 56 (7.61%) Packer
13 54 (7.34%) SCOM
14 47 (6.39%) vCenter Server
15 45 (6.11%) Consul
16 42 (5.71%) Icinga
17 40 (5.43%) Prometheus
18 34 (4.62%) Cacti
19 31 (4.21%) Cisco Prime
20 27 (3.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 244 (33.15%) VMware
2 169 (22.96%) Microsoft
3 168 (22.83%) SolarWinds
4 161 (21.88%) Cisco
5 121 (16.44%) Splunk
6 106 (14.40%) Red Hat
7 84 (11.41%) NetApp
8 64 (8.70%) AppDynamics
8 64 (8.70%) Oracle
9 58 (7.88%) EMC
10 56 (7.61%) HP
11 46 (6.25%) Google
12 38 (5.16%) Citrix
12 38 (5.16%) IBM
13 37 (5.03%) Juniper
13 37 (5.03%) Meraki
14 36 (4.89%) Dell
14 36 (4.89%) F5
15 31 (4.21%) Palo Alto
16 30 (4.08%) New Relic