Period
to 22 October 2018

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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Nagios
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 547 495 511
Rank change year-on-year -52 +16 -20
Permanent jobs citing Nagios 811 1,017 1,069
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.58% 0.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.65% 6.46% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 578 825 903
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £32,350 £33,375 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,875 £80,850 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +8.43% -7.78%

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 17,440 15,737 16,935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.58% 9.02% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13,802 12,860 13,684
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 22 October 2018.

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 October 2018. 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 -35 783 £52,500 -4.55% 90
London -55 426 £55,000 -8.33% 46
UK excluding London -7 371 £45,000 - 46
North of England +6 112 £42,500 -15.00% 12
South West +16 85 £42,500 -5.56% 11
South East -26 85 £42,000 -23.64% 11
North West +20 70 £37,500 -16.67% 6
East of England +36 36 £61,250 +44.12% 6
Midlands +19 35 £57,500 +57.53% 4
West Midlands +28 31 £57,500 +57.53% 3
Yorkshire +9 26 £46,500 -15.45% 1
North East -13 16 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Scotland -31 11 £50,000 +15.61%
Wales -2 7 £36,500 -1.02% 2
East Midlands -13 4 £40,000 -5.88% 1

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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.

1 438 (54.01%) Linux
2 384 (47.35%) Python
3 368 (45.38%) Puppet
4 333 (41.06%) Ansible
5 332 (40.94%) DevOps
6 320 (39.46%) Amazon AWS
7 278 (34.28%) Windows
7 278 (34.28%) VMware
8 270 (33.29%) Docker
9 260 (32.06%) Firewall
10 254 (31.32%) Opscode Chef
11 227 (27.99%) Bash Shell
12 210 (25.89%) Jenkins
13 209 (25.77%) Microsoft Azure
14 205 (25.28%) SolarWinds
15 204 (25.15%) Cisco
16 203 (25.03%) Agile Software Development
17 201 (24.78%) Java
18 197 (24.29%) Configuration Management
19 192 (23.67%) Red Hat
20 190 (23.43%) VMware Infrastructure
21 186 (22.93%) Continuous Integration
22 182 (22.44%) Kubernetes
23 176 (21.70%) Ruby
24 172 (21.21%) ZABBIX
25 168 (20.72%) Cisco Certification
26 167 (20.59%) PowerShell
27 163 (20.10%) VPN
28 151 (18.62%) CentOS
28 151 (18.62%) Git (software)

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 92 (11.34%) Tomcat
2 88 (10.85%) Apache
3 49 (6.04%) nginx
4 47 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
5 46 (5.67%) JBoss
6 36 (4.44%) IIS
7 31 (3.82%) OpenStack
8 19 (2.34%) GlassFish
9 18 (2.22%) Confluence
10 16 (1.97%) WebSphere
11 14 (1.73%) MS Exchange
12 10 (1.23%) SharePoint
12 10 (1.23%) WebLogic
13 9 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (1.11%) IBM Domino
13 9 (1.11%) Skype for Business
14 5 (0.62%) Apache Spark
14 5 (0.62%) CloudStack
14 5 (0.62%) Drupal
15 4 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 25 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) Snapchat
Business Applications
1 9 (1.11%) Documaker
2 8 (0.99%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.37%) Salerio
4 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.25%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.12%) Lawson
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 320 (39.46%) Amazon AWS
2 209 (25.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (8.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 38 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
4 38 (4.69%) Office 365
5 36 (4.44%) Amazon S3
6 34 (4.19%) SaaS
7 31 (3.82%) GitHub
8 26 (3.21%) AWS CloudFormation
8 26 (3.21%) IaaS
9 25 (3.08%) CloudBees
10 24 (2.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 20 (2.47%) Amazon ELB
12 18 (2.22%) Datadog
12 18 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 17 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
14 15 (1.85%) Sumo Logic
15 14 (1.73%) Loggly
15 14 (1.73%) Serverless
16 12 (1.48%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 260 (32.06%) Firewall
2 163 (20.10%) VPN
3 133 (16.40%) WAN
4 129 (15.91%) TCP/IP
5 121 (14.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 115 (14.18%) DNS
7 97 (11.96%) BGP
8 86 (10.60%) LAN
9 75 (9.25%) MPLS
10 74 (9.12%) Wireless
11 71 (8.75%) Cisco IOS
12 69 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
13 65 (8.01%) SNMP
14 64 (7.89%) SAN
14 64 (7.89%) Wireshark
15 58 (7.15%) DHCP
16 56 (6.91%) OSPF
17 52 (6.41%) VLAN
18 50 (6.17%) VPLS
19 49 (6.04%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (11.96%) MySQL
2 80 (9.86%) SQL Server
3 45 (5.55%) MongoDB
4 38 (4.69%) Big Data
5 37 (4.56%) Amazon RDS
6 34 (4.19%) Relational Database
7 32 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
8 28 (3.45%) NoSQL
9 26 (3.21%) Apache Cassandra
10 22 (2.71%) Oracle Database
11 20 (2.47%) MariaDB
11 20 (2.47%) RDBMS
12 15 (1.85%) Redis
13 10 (1.23%) Hadoop
13 10 (1.23%) InfluxDB
13 10 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
14 8 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
15 7 (0.86%) Amazon Redshift
16 6 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
17 5 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 210 (25.89%) Jenkins
2 151 (18.62%) Git (software)
3 117 (14.43%) Vagrant
4 105 (12.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 91 (11.22%) JIRA
6 88 (10.85%) Subversion
7 68 (8.38%) Hudson
8 67 (8.26%) TeamCity
9 66 (8.14%) Octopus Deploy
10 44 (5.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 29 (3.58%) Selenium
12 26 (3.21%) GoCD
12 26 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
12 26 (3.21%) Travis CI
13 25 (3.08%) ClearCase
13 25 (3.08%) HP UFT
13 25 (3.08%) Sonatype Nexus
14 23 (2.84%) Maven
15 19 (2.34%) Gerrit
16 16 (1.97%) Redmine
General
1 118 (14.55%) Finance
2 36 (4.44%) Banking
3 28 (3.45%) Games
4 26 (3.21%) Marketing
5 22 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.34%) Retail
7 13 (1.60%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.36%) Advertising
8 11 (1.36%) Electronics
9 9 (1.11%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.49%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.37%) Law
12 2 (0.25%) Military
12 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.25%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.25%) Welsh Language
13 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.12%) Legal
13 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 177 (21.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 149 (18.37%) Network Engineer
3 100 (12.33%) Linux Engineer
4 89 (10.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 83 (10.23%) Administrator
6 63 (7.77%) Systems Administrator
7 62 (7.64%) Linux Administrator
8 50 (6.17%) Cisco Engineer
9 48 (5.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 48 (5.92%) Platform Engineer
10 46 (5.67%) Analyst
10 46 (5.67%) Applications Support
10 46 (5.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 44 (5.43%) Project Engineer
11 44 (5.43%) Support Engineer
12 41 (5.06%) Consultant
12 41 (5.06%) Security Engineer
13 38 (4.69%) Network Security Engineer
14 37 (4.56%) Systems Engineer
15 35 (4.32%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (9.12%) Elastic Stack
2 65 (8.01%) Web Services
3 46 (5.67%) LAMP
4 41 (5.06%) RabbitMQ
5 36 (4.44%) .NET
6 24 (2.96%) Node.js
7 20 (2.47%) Kafka
8 19 (2.34%) Spring
9 17 (2.10%) HTML
9 17 (2.10%) LAPP Stack
9 17 (2.10%) XML
10 16 (1.97%) JSON
10 16 (1.97%) LDAP
10 16 (1.97%) Middleware
11 15 (1.85%) LEMP Stack
12 14 (1.73%) RESTful
13 13 (1.60%) CSS
14 12 (1.48%) ActiveMQ
14 12 (1.48%) AngularJS
14 12 (1.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 125 (15.41%) Data Centre
2 75 (9.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 57 (7.03%) Linux Command Line
4 48 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
6 39 (4.81%) Fintech
7 37 (4.56%) Public Cloud
8 36 (4.44%) Clustering
9 35 (4.32%) Replication
10 29 (3.58%) Computer Science
11 25 (3.08%) Private Cloud
12 24 (2.96%) Management Information System
13 23 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
14 10 (1.23%) Hedge funds
15 8 (0.99%) EMC VNX
15 8 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
15 8 (0.99%) Online Gambling
16 7 (0.86%) CMDB
16 7 (0.86%) Cybercrime
17 6 (0.74%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 438 (54.01%) Linux
2 278 (34.28%) Windows
3 151 (18.62%) CentOS
4 117 (14.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 110 (13.56%) Unix
6 82 (10.11%) Windows Server
7 80 (9.86%) Ubuntu
8 42 (5.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 37 (4.56%) Debian
9 37 (4.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (3.58%) CoreOS
11 20 (2.47%) Fedora
12 19 (2.34%) Windows 10
13 18 (2.22%) Solaris
14 14 (1.73%) SUSE
15 11 (1.36%) Android
16 6 (0.74%) Data ONTAP
16 6 (0.74%) FreeBSD
17 5 (0.62%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.62%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (40.94%) DevOps
2 203 (25.03%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (24.29%) Configuration Management
4 186 (22.93%) Continuous Integration
5 143 (17.63%) ITIL
6 126 (15.54%) Open Source
7 125 (15.41%) High Availability
7 125 (15.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 117 (14.43%) Load Balancing
9 103 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
10 92 (11.34%) Service Management
11 83 (10.23%) Network Monitoring
12 77 (9.49%) Microservices
13 76 (9.37%) Deployment Automation
14 75 (9.25%) Root Cause Analysis
15 71 (8.75%) SIEM
16 68 (8.38%) Continuous Delivery
17 65 (8.01%) Incident Management
18 62 (7.64%) Software Engineering
19 61 (7.52%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 384 (47.35%) Python
2 227 (27.99%) Bash Shell
3 201 (24.78%) Java
4 176 (21.70%) Ruby
5 167 (20.59%) PowerShell
6 130 (16.03%) SQL
7 114 (14.06%) Perl
8 103 (12.70%) Go
9 81 (9.99%) PHP
10 57 (7.03%) Shell Script
11 44 (5.43%) C
12 31 (3.82%) JavaScript
13 25 (3.08%) C++
14 18 (2.22%) C#
14 18 (2.22%) Scala
15 15 (1.85%) Korn
16 10 (1.23%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.37%) C-shell
17 3 (0.37%) Java 8
17 3 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 168 (20.72%) Cisco Certification
2 118 (14.55%) CCNA
3 114 (14.06%) CCNP
4 79 (9.74%) Security Cleared
5 57 (7.03%) DV Cleared
6 46 (5.67%) Degree
7 44 (5.43%) RHCE
8 41 (5.06%) SC Cleared
9 37 (4.56%) RHCSA
10 36 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 29 (3.58%) MCSE
12 28 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
13 26 (3.21%) Linux+ Certification
14 25 (3.08%) SSCP
15 24 (2.96%) CISSP
15 24 (2.96%) CompTIA Security+
15 24 (2.96%) GIAC
15 24 (2.96%) SANS
16 12 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
17 10 (1.23%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (8.63%) SLA
2 22 (2.71%) PCI DSS
3 20 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.85%) QA
5 10 (1.23%) GDPR
6 6 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (0.74%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.37%) Government Security Classifications
7 3 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 270 (33.29%) Docker
2 190 (23.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 115 (14.18%) Active Directory
4 64 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
5 39 (4.81%) NFS
6 35 (4.32%) Samba
6 35 (4.32%) VirtualBox
7 31 (3.82%) Hyper-V
8 28 (3.45%) Xen
9 27 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
10 24 (2.96%) iptables
10 24 (2.96%) VMware Server
11 20 (2.47%) KVM
11 20 (2.47%) VMware NSX
12 18 (2.22%) vSphere
13 9 (1.11%) Gluster
13 9 (1.11%) GlusterFS
14 7 (0.86%) Corosync
14 7 (0.86%) pfSense
15 6 (0.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 368 (45.38%) Puppet
2 333 (41.06%) Ansible
3 254 (31.32%) Opscode Chef
4 182 (22.44%) Kubernetes
5 172 (21.21%) ZABBIX
6 137 (16.89%) Terraform
7 120 (14.80%) Opsview
8 113 (13.93%) Graphite
9 110 (13.56%) Salt
10 105 (12.95%) Docker Swarm
11 97 (11.96%) Grafana
12 90 (11.10%) Packer
13 78 (9.62%) Consul
14 59 (7.27%) Cisco Prime
15 49 (6.04%) Cacti
16 44 (5.43%) Cisco LMS
17 43 (5.30%) vCenter Server
18 30 (3.70%) Prometheus
19 29 (3.58%) Icinga
19 29 (3.58%) SCOM
Vendors
1 278 (34.28%) VMware
2 205 (25.28%) SolarWinds
3 204 (25.15%) Cisco
4 192 (23.67%) Red Hat
5 135 (16.65%) Microsoft
6 94 (11.59%) Splunk
7 88 (10.85%) New Relic
8 76 (9.37%) NetApp
9 73 (9.00%) Oracle
10 69 (8.51%) Google
11 61 (7.52%) Meraki
12 59 (7.27%) EMC
13 56 (6.91%) AppDynamics
13 56 (6.91%) F5
14 55 (6.78%) HP
15 50 (6.17%) Citrix
16 46 (5.67%) IBM
17 41 (5.06%) Juniper
18 35 (4.32%) BMC
18 35 (4.32%) Dell