Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for RANCID skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RANCID over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RANCID
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1166 1187 1269
Rank change year-on-year +21 +82 +32
Permanent jobs citing RANCID 6 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.034% 0.089% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 15
UK median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -16.67% -
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% -16.67% -

RANCID 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 17,639 15,738 17,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.44% 8.95% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14,034 12,729 14,272
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £31,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

RANCID
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for RANCID in the UK

RANCID
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for RANCID in the UK

RANCID
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RANCID over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for RANCID in the UK

RANCID
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RANCID within the UK over the 6 months to 20 August 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 +26 6 £37,500 -25.00% 3
UK excluding London +23 4 £37,500 -25.00% 3
East of England - 3 £37,500 - 2
London - 2 £92,000 -
North West +8 1 £72,500 +45.00%
North of England +7 1 £72,500 +45.00%

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT jobs citing RANCID 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 RANCID.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Network Management
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Juniper
4 3 (50.00%) Nagios
4 3 (50.00%) PPP
4 3 (50.00%) SNMP
4 3 (50.00%) L2TP
4 3 (50.00%) Junos
4 3 (50.00%) Presales
4 3 (50.00%) Observium
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) VRRP
5 2 (33.33%) HSRP
5 2 (33.33%) Cacti
5 2 (33.33%) VLAN
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) VoIP
5 2 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) MPLS
5 2 (33.33%) OSPF
5 2 (33.33%) BGP

RANCID
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 1 (16.67%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) Junos
3 3 (50.00%) L2TP
3 3 (50.00%) PPP
3 3 (50.00%) SNMP
4 2 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) HSRP
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) OSPF
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) VRRP
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (16.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Network Management
2 3 (50.00%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Management
3 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CCDP
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (16.67%) JNCIA
2 1 (16.67%) JNCIE
2 1 (16.67%) JNCIP
2 1 (16.67%) JNCIS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
1 3 (50.00%) Observium
2 2 (33.33%) Cacti
3 1 (16.67%) Ansible
3 1 (16.67%) Graylog
3 1 (16.67%) OpenNMS
3 1 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Arista
3 1 (16.67%) Brocade
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Ericsson
3 1 (16.67%) Foundry
3 1 (16.67%) Huawei
3 1 (16.67%) Kaspersky
3 1 (16.67%) Meraki
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Mitel
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) ZyXEL