Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RANCID
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1177 1168 1286
Rank change year-on-year -9 +118 +13
Permanent jobs citing RANCID 15 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.010% 0.002%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.092% 0.11% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 0
UK median annual salary £43,000 £51,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.69% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £51,000 -
% change year-on-year -15.69% - -

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 16,353 15,257 16,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.29% 8.69% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 13,161 12,371 13,804
UK median annual salary £53,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.88% +3.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% +4.65% +4.88%

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 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for RANCID in the UK

RANCID
Top 5 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 22 February 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 -7 15 £43,000 -15.69% 2
North of England +4 14 £43,000 -15.69% 2
UK excluding London +3 14 £43,000 -15.69% 2
North West +1 14 £43,000 -15.69% 2
London - 1 £80,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 15 (100.00%) SNMP
1 15 (100.00%) VPN
1 15 (100.00%) DNS
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Juniper
1 15 (100.00%) Nagios
1 15 (100.00%) OSPF
1 15 (100.00%) BGP
1 15 (100.00%) VRRP
1 15 (100.00%) VLAN
1 15 (100.00%) Cacti
1 15 (100.00%) Network Management
1 15 (100.00%) HSRP
2 14 (93.33%) OpenNMS
2 14 (93.33%) SCCM
2 14 (93.33%) PCI DSS
2 14 (93.33%) Git (software)
2 14 (93.33%) Puppet
2 14 (93.33%) MRTG
2 14 (93.33%) Huawei
2 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 14 (93.33%) Wi-Fi
2 14 (93.33%) Telecoms
2 14 (93.33%) TACACS
2 14 (93.33%) Configuration Management
2 14 (93.33%) Ericsson
2 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (93.33%) Ethernet
2 14 (93.33%) IPv6
2 14 (93.33%) Perl

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:

Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) BGP
1 15 (100.00%) DNS
1 15 (100.00%) HSRP
1 15 (100.00%) OSPF
1 15 (100.00%) SNMP
1 15 (100.00%) VLAN
1 15 (100.00%) VPN
1 15 (100.00%) VRRP
2 14 (93.33%) Broadband
2 14 (93.33%) Ethernet
2 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 14 (93.33%) IPv6
2 14 (93.33%) MRTG
2 14 (93.33%) TACACS
2 14 (93.33%) VoIP
2 14 (93.33%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (60.00%) MPLS
4 8 (53.33%) L2TP
4 8 (53.33%) LAN
4 8 (53.33%) PPP
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (93.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Designer
2 6 (40.00%) Network Designer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Switch Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Network Management
2 14 (93.33%) Configuration Management
3 8 (53.33%) Change Management
3 8 (53.33%) Proactive Monitoring
4 5 (33.33%) Network Planning
5 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.67%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (6.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Perl
1 14 (93.33%) PHP
1 14 (93.33%) Python
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CCNP
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (53.33%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (93.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (100.00%) Cacti
1 15 (100.00%) Nagios
2 14 (93.33%) OpenNMS
2 14 (93.33%) Puppet
2 14 (93.33%) SCCM
3 6 (40.00%) SCOM
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Juniper
2 14 (93.33%) Ericsson
2 14 (93.33%) Huawei
3 6 (40.00%) Brocade
3 6 (40.00%) Foundry
3 6 (40.00%) ZyXEL
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds