Period
to 22 September 2020

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 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Nagios
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 569 470 549
Rank change year-on-year -99 +79 -51
Permanent jobs citing Nagios 138 873 827
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.63% 0.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.70% 4.80% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 120 426 632
Median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.27% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £39,383 £36,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £87,500 £83,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -

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 8,118 18,178 17,470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.30% 13.07% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6,630 13,653 13,913
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,500 £31,525
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Nagios
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Nagios in the UK

Nagios
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Nagios.

Salary trend for Nagios in the UK

Nagios
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Nagios over the 6 months to 22 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Nagios in the UK

Nagios
Top 16 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 September 2020. 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 -86 132 £60,000 +9.09% 33
London +69 85 £62,500 -3.85% 12
UK excluding London -77 51 £50,000 -4.76% 23
North of England -62 19 £55,000 - 11
North West +116 14 £48,001 +32.42% 8
South West +90 11 £50,000 -9.09% 6
South East +132 8 £53,750 -6.52%
Work from Home +20 8 £53,250 +29.09% 4
Midlands +129 5 - - 3
West Midlands +92 5 - - 1
Scotland +102 3 £25,000 -45.05%
North East +29 3 £59,000 +7.27% 2
East of England +102 2 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Wales +47 2 £28,475 - 2
Yorkshire -77 2 £60,000 +4.35% 1
Northern Ireland +15 1 £55,000 -21.43%

For the 6 months to 22 September 2020, 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 88 (63.77%) Linux
2 84 (60.87%) Python
3 67 (48.55%) AWS
4 66 (47.83%) Azure
5 63 (45.65%) Ansible
6 52 (37.68%) VPN
6 52 (37.68%) Windows
7 44 (31.88%) Microsoft
8 43 (31.16%) Firewall
9 41 (29.71%) Cisco
9 41 (29.71%) DevOps
10 39 (28.26%) Puppet
10 39 (28.26%) VMware
11 38 (27.54%) Bash Shell
11 38 (27.54%) Opscode Chef
12 37 (26.81%) Docker
12 37 (26.81%) PowerShell
13 36 (26.09%) Active Directory
13 36 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
14 35 (25.36%) DNS
15 34 (24.64%) Kubernetes
16 33 (23.91%) GCP
16 33 (23.91%) Finance
17 32 (23.19%) WAN
18 31 (22.46%) OSPF
18 31 (22.46%) VMware Infrastructure
18 31 (22.46%) Palo Alto
19 30 (21.74%) MPLS
20 29 (21.01%) BGP
20 29 (21.01%) DHCP

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 22 (15.94%) Skype for Business
2 17 (12.32%) Apache
3 11 (7.97%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (4.35%) Confluence
4 6 (4.35%) nginx
5 4 (2.90%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.90%) IIS
5 4 (2.90%) JBoss
5 4 (2.90%) Resin
5 4 (2.90%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.90%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.90%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.17%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.45%) Gluu
7 2 (1.45%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.72%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 23 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (15.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.62%) Salerio
2 2 (1.45%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 67 (48.55%) AWS
2 66 (47.83%) Azure
3 33 (23.91%) GCP
4 29 (21.01%) Azure Active Directory
4 29 (21.01%) Office 365
5 28 (20.29%) Route 53
6 22 (15.94%) Slack
7 16 (11.59%) Amazon S3
8 13 (9.42%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (7.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 11 (7.97%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (6.52%) IaaS
10 9 (6.52%) PaaS
10 9 (6.52%) SaaS
11 8 (5.80%) AWS Fargate
11 8 (5.80%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (5.80%) Serverless
12 7 (5.07%) Datadog
12 7 (5.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (4.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 52 (37.68%) VPN
2 43 (31.16%) Firewall
3 35 (25.36%) DNS
4 32 (23.19%) WAN
5 31 (22.46%) OSPF
6 30 (21.74%) MPLS
7 29 (21.01%) BGP
7 29 (21.01%) DHCP
8 28 (20.29%) Network Security
9 27 (19.57%) SNMP
9 27 (19.57%) VoIP
9 27 (19.57%) Wireshark
10 25 (18.12%) IPsec
10 25 (18.12%) Wireless
11 24 (17.39%) LAN
12 22 (15.94%) MRTG
12 22 (15.94%) RIP
12 22 (15.94%) Skype
12 22 (15.94%) TACACS
12 22 (15.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.01%) MySQL
2 17 (12.32%) SQL Server
3 15 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (7.97%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (5.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (5.07%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (5.07%) MongoDB
6 7 (5.07%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.62%) Amazon Aurora
7 5 (3.62%) CouchDB
8 4 (2.90%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (2.90%) Big Data
8 4 (2.90%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.17%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.45%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.72%) InfluxDB
11 1 (0.72%) Kdb+
11 1 (0.72%) Looker
11 1 (0.72%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 28 (20.29%) Jenkins
2 19 (13.77%) Vagrant
3 18 (13.04%) Git (software)
4 14 (10.14%) JIRA
5 10 (7.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (6.52%) Hudson
7 8 (5.80%) Artifactory
7 8 (5.80%) SonarQube
8 6 (4.35%) Bitbucket Server
8 6 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (4.35%) Subversion
9 5 (3.62%) GoCD
10 4 (2.90%) Selenium
11 3 (2.17%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.45%) Grunt
12 2 (1.45%) Phing
12 2 (1.45%) PHPUnit
12 2 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (1.45%) webpack
General
1 33 (23.91%) Finance
2 6 (4.35%) Marketing
2 6 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.90%) Banking
3 4 (2.90%) Front Office
3 4 (2.90%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.45%) Electronics
5 2 (1.45%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.45%) Local Government
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) Games
6 1 (0.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 38 (27.54%) Network Engineer
2 20 (14.49%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (12.32%) Senior Network Engineer
4 12 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (7.97%) Platform Engineer
6 10 (7.25%) Senior Platform Engineer
7 9 (6.52%) Applications Support
8 8 (5.80%) Analyst
8 8 (5.80%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (5.07%) Azure Engineer
9 7 (5.07%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.35%) Senior DevOps
10 6 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.62%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (3.62%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.62%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 5 (3.62%) Support Analyst
11 5 (3.62%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.87%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (5.80%) LAMP
3 7 (5.07%) Sensu
4 6 (4.35%) .NET
5 5 (3.62%) Regular Expression
6 4 (2.90%) Kafka
7 3 (2.17%) HTML
7 3 (2.17%) Node.js
8 2 (1.45%) Angular 2
8 2 (1.45%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.45%) CSS
8 2 (1.45%) jQuery
8 2 (1.45%) JSON
8 2 (1.45%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (1.45%) LDAP
8 2 (1.45%) Nightwatchjs
8 2 (1.45%) OpenID
8 2 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.45%) REST
8 2 (1.45%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.87%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.80%) Public Cloud
4 7 (5.07%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (3.62%) Clustering
6 5 (3.62%) SWIFT
7 4 (2.90%) Derivative
7 4 (2.90%) Equities
8 3 (2.17%) RSA SecurID
9 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.45%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.45%) Replication
9 2 (1.45%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.72%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.72%) Eurex
10 1 (0.72%) Fibre Optics
10 1 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 88 (63.77%) Linux
2 52 (37.68%) Windows
3 25 (18.12%) Mac OS X
4 19 (13.77%) Windows Server
5 13 (9.42%) CentOS
5 13 (9.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (7.97%) Ubuntu
6 11 (7.97%) Unix
7 6 (4.35%) CoreOS
7 6 (4.35%) Windows 10
8 5 (3.62%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (2.90%) Debian
9 4 (2.90%) Solaris
9 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (1.45%) Fedora
12 1 (0.72%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.72%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.71%) DevOps
2 27 (19.57%) Configuration Management
3 25 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (18.12%) Network Monitoring
4 24 (17.39%) Performance Analysis
5 23 (16.67%) ITIL
5 23 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
6 22 (15.94%) B2B
6 22 (15.94%) Identity Management
7 17 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (11.59%) Load Balancing
9 15 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 14 (10.14%) Open Source
11 13 (9.42%) High Availability
12 12 (8.70%) Infrastructure as Code
13 11 (7.97%) SIEM
14 10 (7.25%) Analytics
15 9 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
15 9 (6.52%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 84 (60.87%) Python
2 38 (27.54%) Bash Shell
3 37 (26.81%) PowerShell
4 25 (18.12%) Ruby
5 23 (16.67%) Java
6 20 (14.49%) SQL
7 19 (13.77%) Perl
8 18 (13.04%) Go
9 15 (10.87%) PHP
10 9 (6.52%) Shell Script
11 6 (4.35%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.17%) C#
12 3 (2.17%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.45%) AWK
13 2 (1.45%) C++
13 2 (1.45%) sed
14 1 (0.72%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.72%) C-shell
14 1 (0.72%) Groovy
14 1 (0.72%) Korn
Qualifications
1 36 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (15.94%) CCNA
3 15 (10.87%) CCNP
4 11 (7.97%) Security Cleared
5 9 (6.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (5.07%) CCIE
6 7 (5.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (4.35%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.62%) MCSE
9 4 (2.90%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.17%) MCP
10 3 (2.17%) MCSA
11 2 (1.45%) MCITP
11 2 (1.45%) MCTS
12 1 (0.72%) Degree
12 1 (0.72%) RHCE
12 1 (0.72%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (26.81%) Docker
2 36 (26.09%) Active Directory
3 31 (22.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (8.70%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.35%) GlusterFS
5 6 (4.35%) VirtualBox
6 5 (3.62%) Btrfs
6 5 (3.62%) Ceph
6 5 (3.62%) DRBD
6 5 (3.62%) KVM
6 5 (3.62%) VMware NSX
6 5 (3.62%) Xen
7 3 (2.17%) NFS
7 3 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.17%) vSphere
8 2 (1.45%) iptables
8 2 (1.45%) LXC
8 2 (1.45%) Samba
8 2 (1.45%) Squid
8 2 (1.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 63 (45.65%) Ansible
2 39 (28.26%) Puppet
3 38 (27.54%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (24.64%) Kubernetes
5 27 (19.57%) Terraform
6 24 (17.39%) SCOM
7 21 (15.22%) ZABBIX
8 18 (13.04%) Grafana
9 13 (9.42%) Packer
10 11 (7.97%) Prometheus
11 10 (7.25%) SCCM
12 9 (6.52%) Consul
12 9 (6.52%) Docker Swarm
13 7 (5.07%) Graphite
13 7 (5.07%) OpenView
13 7 (5.07%) Salt
14 6 (4.35%) BMC PATROL
14 6 (4.35%) Control-M
14 6 (4.35%) Tivoli
14 6 (4.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 44 (31.88%) Microsoft
2 41 (29.71%) Cisco
3 39 (28.26%) VMware
4 31 (22.46%) Palo Alto
5 25 (18.12%) Avaya
6 24 (17.39%) SolarWinds
7 22 (15.94%) Riverbed
8 21 (15.22%) Splunk
9 15 (10.87%) Oracle
10 14 (10.14%) HP
11 13 (9.42%) Red Hat
12 12 (8.70%) BMC
13 9 (6.52%) CA
13 9 (6.52%) Citrix
13 9 (6.52%) Google
13 9 (6.52%) IBM
14 7 (5.07%) Juniper
14 7 (5.07%) New Relic
15 6 (4.35%) F5
15 6 (4.35%) ServiceNow