The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 109 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.23% 0.11% -
As % of the Systems Management category 7.55% 1.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +0.52%
Opscode Chef
North West

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

Systems Management Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
53 113 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.10% 6.29% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 48 70 60
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Opscode Chef Salary Trend in Cheshire

Opscode Chef
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warrington - 2 £50,000 -
Chester +10 1 £42,500 -
Knutsford -8 1 - -
Opscode Chef
North West

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (87.50%) Puppet
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Python
3 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
4 4 (50.00%) Perl
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) DevOps
4 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (37.50%) PHP
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) Ruby
5 3 (37.50%) Google
5 3 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
7 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (12.50%) KVM
7 1 (12.50%) Ansible
7 1 (12.50%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (12.50%) Terremark
7 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
7 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (12.50%) CentOS

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (12.50%) SaaS
4 1 (12.50%) PaaS
4 1 (12.50%) IaaS
4 1 (12.50%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (12.50%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) ClearCase
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) iDTV
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (37.50%) PHP
3 3 (37.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) XenServer
1 1 (12.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Rackspace
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Cognizant
2 1 (12.50%) VMware