The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 176 202 198
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -4
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 39 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.78% 0.29% 0.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.42% 3.46% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 27 16 18
Average salary £50,000 £58,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.89% +30.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £44,000 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Opscode Chef
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
414 462 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.23% 8.46% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 288 300 276
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Berkshire region.

Opscode Chef Salary Trend in Berkshire

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Opscode Chef Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Opscode Chef
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 22 £60,000 +4.34% 4
Bracknell +15 2 £47,500 -36.66%
Maidenhead - 2 £33,750 - 1
Slough - 1 £60,000 -
Opscode Chef
South East

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Opscode Chef.

1 64 (79.01%) Linux
2 63 (77.78%) Puppet
3 56 (69.14%) DevOps
4 47 (58.02%) MySQL
5 42 (51.85%) Amazon AWS
6 39 (48.15%) Nagios
7 35 (43.21%) Python
8 34 (41.98%) Web Services
9 32 (39.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (35.80%) Bash Shell
11 28 (34.57%) Java
11 28 (34.57%) PHP
12 26 (32.10%) Configuration Management
12 26 (32.10%) Jenkins
13 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (29.63%) VMware
15 23 (28.40%) Perl
16 22 (27.16%) Amazon EC2
16 22 (27.16%) VMware Infrastructure
17 21 (25.93%) UNIX
18 20 (24.69%) Windows
18 20 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (24.69%) Amazon S3
18 20 (24.69%) Amazon RDS
19 19 (23.46%) Apache
19 19 (23.46%) Ubuntu
20 18 (22.22%) Firewall
21 17 (20.99%) Ruby
22 16 (19.75%) Red Hat
22 16 (19.75%) Ansible

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Opscode Chef. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (23.46%) Apache
2 14 (17.28%) JBoss
3 13 (16.05%) IIS
4 11 (13.58%) Tomcat
5 5 (6.17%) WebLogic
5 5 (6.17%) nginx
5 5 (6.17%) Confluence
5 5 (6.17%) WebSphere
6 4 (4.94%) Liferay
6 4 (4.94%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (4.94%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (3.70%) MediaWiki
8 2 (2.47%) Drupal
8 2 (2.47%) Eucalyptus
9 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.23%) Node.js
9 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.23%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 42 (51.85%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (27.16%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (24.69%) Amazon S3
4 12 (14.81%) Amazon SQS
4 12 (14.81%) Amazon ELB
4 12 (14.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 9 (11.11%) GitHub
6 8 (9.88%) Amazon EMR
6 8 (9.88%) Amazon Glacier
7 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (2.47%) Office 365
8 2 (2.47%) Dropbox
9 1 (1.23%) Taleo
9 1 (1.23%) IaaS
9 1 (1.23%) SaaS
9 1 (1.23%) PaaS
9 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.22%) Firewall
2 12 (14.81%) OpenVPN
2 12 (14.81%) SSL
3 9 (11.11%) SSH
4 7 (8.64%) LAN
4 7 (8.64%) WAN
5 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.70%) IPsec
6 3 (3.70%) EIGRP
6 3 (3.70%) OSPF
6 3 (3.70%) BGP
6 3 (3.70%) IPv6
6 3 (3.70%) LDAP
6 3 (3.70%) VPN
6 3 (3.70%) DNS
6 3 (3.70%) Network Security
7 2 (2.47%) DHCP
7 2 (2.47%) Wireless
8 1 (1.23%) Internet
8 1 (1.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (58.02%) MySQL
2 20 (24.69%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (14.81%) Redis
3 12 (14.81%) Big Data
4 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
5 8 (9.88%) MongoDB
5 8 (9.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (9.88%) NoSQL
5 8 (9.88%) Amazon Redshift
6 6 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (6.17%) Hadoop
8 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.23%) DB2
10 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (32.10%) Jenkins
2 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
3 9 (11.11%) Subversion
4 8 (9.88%) Hudson
4 8 (9.88%) Ant
4 8 (9.88%) Maven
5 5 (6.17%) JIRA
6 4 (4.94%) Bitbucket
6 4 (4.94%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.94%) Log4j
7 3 (3.70%) JUnit
7 3 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (6.17%) Games
2 4 (4.94%) Retail
3 2 (2.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (40.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (14.81%) Linux Support Engineer
3 12 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 12 (14.81%) Linux Support
4 11 (13.58%) Developer
5 10 (12.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 10 (12.35%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (12.35%) Administrator
5 10 (12.35%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (9.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.64%) Java Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) J2EE Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Software Programmer
10 4 (4.94%) C# Programmer
10 4 (4.94%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (41.98%) Web Services
2 13 (16.05%) .NET
3 9 (11.11%) RESTful
4 8 (9.88%) REST
4 8 (9.88%) SOAP
5 7 (8.64%) Hibernate
5 7 (8.64%) Spring
6 5 (6.17%) J2EE
6 5 (6.17%) AngularJS
6 5 (6.17%) jQuery
7 4 (4.94%) JSON
7 4 (4.94%) WCF
7 4 (4.94%) WPF
7 4 (4.94%) Silverlight
7 4 (4.94%) Spring Integration
7 4 (4.94%) HTML5
7 4 (4.94%) HTML
7 4 (4.94%) Struts
7 4 (4.94%) EJB
7 4 (4.94%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Open Source
1 13 (16.05%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) Data Structures
2 4 (4.94%) Algorithms
2 4 (4.94%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Cloud
3 3 (3.70%) Wiki
4 2 (2.47%) Bitcoin
4 2 (2.47%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Clustering
5 1 (1.23%) Replication
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 64 (79.01%) Linux
2 32 (39.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (25.93%) UNIX
4 20 (24.69%) Windows
5 19 (23.46%) Ubuntu
6 13 (16.05%) Android
6 13 (16.05%) Apple iOS
7 12 (14.81%) Amazon Linux
8 10 (12.35%) Debian
9 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (4.94%) CentOS
11 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (1.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (69.14%) DevOps
2 26 (32.10%) Configuration Management
3 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (14.81%) Incident Management
6 8 (9.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (9.88%) Data Transformation
7 7 (8.64%) Scrum
7 7 (8.64%) Migration
8 6 (7.41%) TDD
9 5 (6.17%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.17%) Change Management
9 5 (6.17%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.94%) System Testing
10 4 (4.94%) Use Case
10 4 (4.94%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (4.94%) Data Analytics
10 4 (4.94%) Analytics
10 4 (4.94%) Big Data Analytics
10 4 (4.94%) UML
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.21%) Python
2 29 (35.80%) Bash Shell
3 28 (34.57%) Java
3 28 (34.57%) PHP
4 23 (28.40%) Perl
5 17 (20.99%) Ruby
6 14 (17.28%) PowerShell
7 9 (11.11%) SQL
8 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.94%) XPath
9 4 (4.94%) C#
9 4 (4.94%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.94%) XQuery
9 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.23%) CCNA
2 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 22 (27.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.94%) XenServer
2 4 (4.94%) VirtualBox
3 3 (3.70%) iptables
3 3 (3.70%) Samba
3 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.70%) Postfix
4 2 (2.47%) Varnish
4 2 (2.47%) vSphere
4 2 (2.47%) GlusterFS
4 2 (2.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 63 (77.78%) Puppet
2 39 (48.15%) Nagios
3 16 (19.75%) Ansible
4 14 (17.28%) logstash
5 12 (14.81%) ZABBIX
6 8 (9.88%) Zenoss
7 7 (8.64%) Vagrant
7 7 (8.64%) Cacti
8 6 (7.41%) Salt
9 3 (3.70%) collectd
9 3 (3.70%) Graphite
9 3 (3.70%) Ganglia
10 2 (2.47%) Capistrano
10 2 (2.47%) OpenView
10 2 (2.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 1 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (1.23%) HAProxy
11 1 (1.23%) Rsyslog
11 1 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (29.63%) VMware
2 16 (19.75%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.17%) Oracle
5 4 (4.94%) Rackspace
6 3 (3.70%) Citrix
7 2 (2.47%) Splunk
7 2 (2.47%) Cisco
7 2 (2.47%) BMC
7 2 (2.47%) Apple
8 1 (1.23%) Symantec
8 1 (1.23%) Sun
8 1 (1.23%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: Generous starting salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago