Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Nagios
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 605 551 512
Rank change year-on-year -54 -39 -1
Permanent jobs citing Nagios 509 781 979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.49% 0.55%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.00% 4.38% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 327 546 817
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% -1.90% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,160 £32,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% +2.27%

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 16,967 17,844 16,224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.75% 11.19% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12,968 14,068 13,288
UK median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.27% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 12 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Nagios in the UK

Nagios
Top 14 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 12 December 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 -63 488 £55,000 +6.80% 53
UK excluding London -10 270 £52,500 +23.53% 42
London -68 211 £65,000 +18.18% 20
North of England +61 119 £49,500 +17.86% 13
Yorkshire +61 71 £46,000 +8.24% 6
South East +29 62 £62,500 +56.25% 5
North West +16 48 £50,000 +33.33% 5
South West -19 45 £48,750 +8.33% 2
Midlands +34 20 £42,500 -26.09% 7
West Midlands +18 14 £42,500 -26.09% 6
East of England +36 11 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Scotland +19 9 £26,000 -48.00% 5
East Midlands +21 6 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Wales -3 4 £48,500 +32.88% 5

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 334 (65.62%) Linux
2 281 (55.21%) Python
3 231 (45.38%) Windows
4 216 (42.44%) Puppet
5 213 (41.85%) Bash Shell
6 212 (41.65%) DevOps
7 202 (39.69%) AWS
8 196 (38.51%) Docker
9 165 (32.42%) Ansible
9 165 (32.42%) Azure
10 159 (31.24%) Firewall
11 147 (28.88%) Jenkins
12 141 (27.70%) Kubernetes
13 138 (27.11%) Cisco
14 136 (26.72%) ZABBIX
15 133 (26.13%) Terraform
16 131 (25.74%) Configuration Management
17 122 (23.97%) PowerShell
17 122 (23.97%) Ruby
18 121 (23.77%) VPN
18 121 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
19 117 (22.99%) VMware
20 113 (22.20%) Opscode Chef
21 110 (21.61%) Git (software)
22 104 (20.43%) WAN
23 103 (20.24%) DNS
24 99 (19.45%) CentOS
25 97 (19.06%) ITIL
26 93 (18.27%) SMTP
26 93 (18.27%) 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 52 (10.22%) Apache
2 40 (7.86%) MS Exchange
3 29 (5.70%) nginx
4 25 (4.91%) Confluence
5 23 (4.52%) IIS
5 23 (4.52%) Tomcat
6 17 (3.34%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (2.16%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.38%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.79%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.59%) Zimbra
11 2 (0.39%) JBoss
11 2 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.20%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.20%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 6 (1.18%) Salerio
2 2 (0.39%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.39%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 202 (39.69%) AWS
2 165 (32.42%) Azure
3 69 (13.56%) GCP
4 48 (9.43%) Amazon EC2
5 46 (9.04%) AWS CloudFormation
6 44 (8.64%) SaaS
7 41 (8.06%) Amazon S3
8 39 (7.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 35 (6.88%) IaaS
9 35 (6.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 27 (5.30%) Amazon ELB
11 25 (4.91%) AWS Lambda
11 25 (4.91%) Serverless
12 23 (4.52%) Amazon ECS
12 23 (4.52%) PaaS
13 22 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
14 21 (4.13%) Office 365
14 21 (4.13%) OpenShift
14 21 (4.13%) Slack
15 17 (3.34%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 159 (31.24%) Firewall
2 121 (23.77%) VPN
3 104 (20.43%) WAN
4 103 (20.24%) DNS
5 93 (18.27%) SMTP
6 82 (16.11%) BGP
7 80 (15.72%) OSPF
8 69 (13.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 69 (13.56%) MPLS
9 58 (11.39%) Cisco ASA
9 58 (11.39%) TCP/IP
10 57 (11.20%) IPsec
10 57 (11.20%) Network Security
11 54 (10.61%) Broadband
12 52 (10.22%) LAN
13 50 (9.82%) ADSL
13 50 (9.82%) NetScaler
13 50 (9.82%) RIP
14 41 (8.06%) HTTP
15 37 (7.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (16.31%) MySQL
2 42 (8.25%) SQL Server
3 36 (7.07%) Amazon RDS
4 33 (6.48%) MariaDB
5 17 (3.34%) MongoDB
6 16 (3.14%) NoSQL
7 12 (2.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 9 (1.77%) Big Data
8 9 (1.77%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.18%) Ingres
9 6 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.18%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.59%) Redis
10 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2017
11 2 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.39%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 147 (28.88%) Jenkins
2 110 (21.61%) Git (software)
3 79 (15.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 68 (13.36%) Subversion
5 62 (12.18%) Vagrant
6 53 (10.41%) JIRA
7 38 (7.47%) Hudson
8 34 (6.68%) GoCD
9 33 (6.48%) Selenium
10 24 (4.72%) Bitbucket
11 23 (4.52%) JMeter
12 15 (2.95%) Maven
12 15 (2.95%) Octopus Deploy
12 15 (2.95%) TeamCity
13 12 (2.36%) ClearCase
13 12 (2.36%) HP UFT
13 12 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (2.36%) Travis CI
14 10 (1.96%) Ant
15 9 (1.77%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 79 (15.52%) Finance
2 40 (7.86%) Telecoms
3 26 (5.11%) Banking
3 26 (5.11%) Marketing
4 25 (4.91%) Retail
5 22 (4.32%) Public Sector
6 15 (2.95%) Games
7 11 (2.16%) Electronics
7 11 (2.16%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.79%) Automotive
9 3 (0.59%) Legal
10 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Military
10 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (23.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 66 (12.97%) Network Engineer
3 64 (12.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 60 (11.79%) Cloud Engineer
5 51 (10.02%) Administrator
6 49 (9.63%) Systems Administrator
7 46 (9.04%) Cisco Engineer
8 44 (8.64%) Security Engineer
9 42 (8.25%) AWS Engineer
9 42 (8.25%) Consultant
9 42 (8.25%) Network Security Engineer
10 41 (8.06%) Platform Engineer
11 37 (7.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 36 (7.07%) Cisco Security Engineer
13 30 (5.89%) Linux Engineer
14 29 (5.70%) Azure Engineer
15 28 (5.50%) Senior DevOps
15 28 (5.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 26 (5.11%) Systems Engineer
17 25 (4.91%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (12.18%) Elastic Stack
2 50 (9.82%) LAMP
3 42 (8.25%) LDAP
4 35 (6.88%) JSON
4 35 (6.88%) Sensu
5 26 (5.11%) RabbitMQ
6 25 (4.91%) .NET
7 22 (4.32%) ActiveMQ
8 18 (3.54%) 802.1X
9 15 (2.95%) Kafka
10 10 (1.96%) .NET Core
10 10 (1.96%) Web Services
11 8 (1.57%) Regular Expression
12 7 (1.38%) Node.js
13 5 (0.98%) HTML
13 5 (0.98%) Middleware
14 4 (0.79%) AngularJS
14 4 (0.79%) CSS3
14 4 (0.79%) HTML5
14 4 (0.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 70 (13.75%) Data Centre
2 61 (11.98%) Management Information System
3 47 (9.23%) Clustering
4 44 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (8.06%) Replication
6 35 (6.88%) Public Cloud
7 27 (5.30%) Hybrid Cloud
7 27 (5.30%) IPTV
7 27 (5.30%) MPEG
7 27 (5.30%) Video\Live Streaming
8 26 (5.11%) Linux Command Line
9 25 (4.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 23 (4.52%) PKI
10 23 (4.52%) Self-Motivation
11 18 (3.54%) Private Cloud
12 17 (3.34%) Enterprise Cloud
13 12 (2.36%) EMC VNX
14 10 (1.96%) Driving Licence
15 9 (1.77%) Online Gambling
16 7 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 334 (65.62%) Linux
2 231 (45.38%) Windows
3 99 (19.45%) CentOS
4 93 (18.27%) Unix
5 64 (12.57%) Windows Server
6 61 (11.98%) Ubuntu
7 32 (6.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (5.50%) Windows 10
9 25 (4.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (4.13%) Solaris
11 12 (2.36%) CoreOS
11 12 (2.36%) Fedora
11 12 (2.36%) Windows 7
11 12 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (2.16%) Debian
13 6 (1.18%) VMS
14 3 (0.59%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.59%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.39%) AIX
15 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (41.65%) DevOps
2 131 (25.74%) Configuration Management
3 121 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (19.06%) ITIL
5 89 (17.49%) Load Balancing
6 83 (16.31%) Continuous Integration
7 77 (15.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 75 (14.73%) Service Delivery
9 65 (12.77%) High Availability
10 62 (12.18%) Change Control
11 60 (11.79%) Network Management
12 55 (10.81%) Network Design
13 53 (10.41%) Problem-Solving
14 50 (9.82%) Infrastructure Automation
14 50 (9.82%) Product Management
15 48 (9.43%) Test Automation
16 46 (9.04%) Infrastructure Management
17 41 (8.06%) Open Source
18 36 (7.07%) Software Engineering
19 34 (6.68%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 281 (55.21%) Python
2 213 (41.85%) Bash Shell
3 122 (23.97%) PowerShell
3 122 (23.97%) Ruby
4 79 (15.52%) Perl
5 76 (14.93%) Go
6 75 (14.73%) SQL
7 70 (13.75%) Java
8 31 (6.09%) PHP
9 29 (5.70%) JavaScript
10 23 (4.52%) Shell Script
11 19 (3.73%) C#
12 17 (3.34%) C
13 12 (2.36%) Groovy
14 6 (1.18%) C++
15 2 (0.39%) Julia
15 2 (0.39%) Jython
15 2 (0.39%) PHP 5
15 2 (0.39%) PHP 7
16 1 (0.20%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 90 (17.68%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (16.11%) CCNP
3 59 (11.59%) CCNA
4 56 (11.00%) Security Cleared
5 43 (8.45%) Degree
6 25 (4.91%) DV Cleared
7 23 (4.52%) SC Cleared
8 11 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (1.96%) CCDP
10 8 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.57%) MCSE
10 8 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (1.18%) APMP
12 5 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.59%) CompTIA Security+
13 3 (0.59%) GIAC
13 3 (0.59%) Linux+ Certification
13 3 (0.59%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (0.59%) SANS
13 3 (0.59%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (12.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (9.82%) ISO 9001
3 31 (6.09%) SLA
4 20 (3.93%) QA
5 4 (0.79%) GDPR
5 4 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 196 (38.51%) Docker
2 87 (17.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (16.90%) Active Directory
4 31 (6.09%) vSphere
5 30 (5.89%) XenApp
6 29 (5.70%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (4.72%) Hyper-V
8 17 (3.34%) NFS
9 16 (3.14%) Samba
10 14 (2.75%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
11 13 (2.55%) Xen
12 12 (2.36%) DRBD
13 10 (1.96%) GlusterFS
14 8 (1.57%) Varnish
14 8 (1.57%) VirtualBox
14 8 (1.57%) VMware NSX
15 7 (1.38%) pfSense
16 6 (1.18%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 6 (1.18%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 216 (42.44%) Puppet
2 165 (32.42%) Ansible
3 141 (27.70%) Kubernetes
4 136 (26.72%) ZABBIX
5 133 (26.13%) Terraform
6 113 (22.20%) Opscode Chef
7 81 (15.91%) Grafana
8 78 (15.32%) Packer
9 64 (12.57%) Docker Swarm
10 59 (11.59%) Graphite
11 51 (10.02%) Opsview
12 50 (9.82%) FortiGate
13 44 (8.64%) Consul
14 40 (7.86%) SCOM
15 37 (7.27%) SCCM
16 36 (7.07%) Salt
17 32 (6.29%) Prometheus
18 29 (5.70%) Cacti
19 23 (4.52%) HAProxy
20 22 (4.32%) Kibana
Vendors
1 138 (27.11%) Cisco
2 117 (22.99%) VMware
3 86 (16.90%) Microsoft
4 73 (14.34%) Red Hat
5 59 (11.59%) Splunk
6 55 (10.81%) Fortinet
7 54 (10.61%) Google
7 54 (10.61%) Oracle
8 48 (9.43%) Palo Alto
9 46 (9.04%) SolarWinds
10 34 (6.68%) Citrix
11 29 (5.70%) New Relic
12 26 (5.11%) AppDynamics
12 26 (5.11%) SaltStack
13 21 (4.13%) HP
13 21 (4.13%) Perforce
14 20 (3.93%) EMC
15 19 (3.73%) NetApp
16 18 (3.54%) ServiceNow
17 15 (2.95%) IBM