The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 105 112 111
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 14 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.77% 0.063% 0.82%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.07% 1.85% 23.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 16
Average salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.19% +2.35%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Opscode Chef
Cambridgeshire

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

Systems Management Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
82 54 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.50% 3.40% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 76 46 56
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £53,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Opscode Chef Salary Trend in Cambridge

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Opscode Chef Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 34 (100.00%) Puppet
2 33 (97.06%) Linux
3 30 (88.24%) Python
4 23 (67.65%) DevOps
5 22 (64.71%) Perl
6 20 (58.82%) Bash Shell
7 15 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (44.12%) VMware
8 11 (32.35%) Finance
8 11 (32.35%) Java
9 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
9 10 (29.41%) Load Balancing
9 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
10 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
10 9 (26.47%) Risk Management
10 9 (26.47%) Migration
10 9 (26.47%) Scrum
10 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (23.53%) TDD
11 8 (23.53%) Firewall
11 8 (23.53%) Sun
11 8 (23.53%) HP
11 8 (23.53%) SAN
11 8 (23.53%) Hitachi
11 8 (23.53%) NetApp
11 8 (23.53%) KVM
11 8 (23.53%) NoSQL
11 8 (23.53%) Degree
11 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
12 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 5 (14.71%) nginx
2 3 (8.82%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.88%) Apache
3 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.94%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 7 (20.59%) SunGard APT
1 7 (20.59%) FastVal
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.88%) Route 53
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
2 8 (23.53%) SAN
2 8 (23.53%) Firewall
3 7 (20.59%) LDAP
4 5 (14.71%) VPN
5 2 (5.88%) DNS
5 2 (5.88%) DHCP
5 2 (5.88%) Network Security
6 1 (2.94%) SSH
6 1 (2.94%) FTP
6 1 (2.94%) HTTP
6 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) CouchDB
3 1 (2.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 5 (14.71%) Hudson
3 3 (8.82%) Maven
3 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Support Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (2.94%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Development Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Programmer
5 1 (2.94%) Operations Manager
5 1 (2.94%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) J2EE
2 5 (14.71%) Web Services
3 4 (11.76%) .NET
3 4 (11.76%) LAMP
4 1 (2.94%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Grid Computing
1 7 (20.59%) Clustering
2 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.71%) Firmware
3 4 (11.76%) Hedge funds
4 3 (8.82%) IPTV
5 2 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 33 (97.06%) Linux
2 7 (20.59%) UNIX
2 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (14.71%) Debian
3 5 (14.71%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.88%) CentOS
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) DevOps
2 10 (29.41%) Load Balancing
3 9 (26.47%) Risk Management
3 9 (26.47%) Migration
3 9 (26.47%) Scrum
3 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (23.53%) TDD
4 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
5 7 (20.59%) Change Control
5 7 (20.59%) ITIL
5 7 (20.59%) Problem Management
5 7 (20.59%) Incident Management
6 5 (14.71%) Refactoring
6 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (14.71%) Network Management
7 3 (8.82%) Analytics
7 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.88%) Project Management
8 2 (5.88%) Time Management
8 2 (5.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (88.24%) Python
2 22 (64.71%) Perl
3 20 (58.82%) Bash Shell
4 11 (32.35%) Java
5 5 (14.71%) PHP
6 4 (11.76%) Ruby
7 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.88%) C
9 1 (2.94%) Bourne shell
9 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 15 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (23.53%) KVM
3 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.94%) Docker
4 1 (2.94%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 34 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.94%) Ansible
2 1 (2.94%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.94%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) VMware
2 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
3 8 (23.53%) Sun
3 8 (23.53%) HP
3 8 (23.53%) Hitachi
3 8 (23.53%) NetApp
4 7 (20.59%) SunGard
5 4 (11.76%) Red Gate
5 4 (11.76%) Rackspace
6 2 (5.88%) Perforce
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