The first table below looks at the demand for Opscode Chef skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 239 285 317
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +32
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 95 30 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.96% 4.38% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 67 27 21
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £65,000 £150,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Systems Management Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
794 685 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 6.27% 5.82% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 672 589 620
Average salary £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.95% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
Opscode Chef
London

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Opscode Chef Salary Trend in the City of London

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Opscode Chef Salary Histogram in the City of London

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 148 (80.43%) Puppet
2 135 (73.37%) Linux
3 71 (38.59%) Java
4 60 (32.61%) Windows
5 58 (31.52%) Python
5 58 (31.52%) Git (software)
6 57 (30.98%) Continuous Integration
6 57 (30.98%) MySQL
7 55 (29.89%) Nagios
8 54 (29.35%) Ruby
9 53 (28.80%) Perl
10 51 (27.72%) Open Source
11 50 (27.17%) VMware
12 44 (23.91%) UNIX
13 43 (23.37%) Agile Software Development
14 42 (22.83%) Configuration Management
15 41 (22.28%) DNS
16 38 (20.65%) Redis
17 37 (20.11%) SQL
17 37 (20.11%) Red Hat
18 36 (19.57%) TDD
18 36 (19.57%) CentOS
19 35 (19.02%) VMware Infrastructure
19 35 (19.02%) Clustering
19 35 (19.02%) TCP/IP
19 35 (19.02%) Bash Shell
20 34 (18.48%) Load Balancing
21 33 (17.93%) Tomcat
22 32 (17.39%) .NET
22 32 (17.39%) JavaScript

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 33 (17.93%) Tomcat
2 23 (12.50%) Apache
3 20 (10.87%) IIS
4 14 (7.61%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (4.89%) nginx
6 8 (4.35%) WebSphere
7 7 (3.80%) Node.js
7 7 (3.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (3.80%) WebLogic
8 5 (2.72%) CMS
9 4 (2.17%) Jetty
9 4 (2.17%) GlassFish
9 4 (2.17%) Apache Solr
9 4 (2.17%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.63%) MediaWiki
10 3 (1.63%) Apache Pig
10 3 (1.63%) Confluence
10 3 (1.63%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.63%) SAS
11 2 (1.09%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Magento
1 2 (1.09%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.41%) Amazon EC2
2 18 (9.78%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (7.07%) Rackspace Cloud
4 12 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (3.80%) Joyent
7 4 (2.17%) PaaS
8 3 (1.63%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (1.63%) IaaS
9 2 (1.09%) SaaS
10 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.54%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 41 (22.28%) DNS
2 35 (19.02%) TCP/IP
3 22 (11.96%) DHCP
3 22 (11.96%) HTTP
4 19 (10.33%) SSH
5 17 (9.24%) SSL
6 16 (8.70%) SAN
6 16 (8.70%) SNMP
6 16 (8.70%) OpenVPN
7 13 (7.07%) Firewall
8 12 (6.52%) IPv4
9 10 (5.43%) NAS
10 8 (4.35%) VPN
11 7 (3.80%) Internet
12 5 (2.72%) Network Security
13 4 (2.17%) IMAP
13 4 (2.17%) iSCSI
13 4 (2.17%) IPsec
13 4 (2.17%) LAN
13 4 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (30.98%) MySQL
2 38 (20.65%) Redis
3 29 (15.76%) NoSQL
4 25 (13.59%) MongoDB
5 16 (8.70%) MariaDB
6 15 (8.15%) Big Data
6 15 (8.15%) SQL Server
7 13 (7.07%) Hadoop
7 13 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (7.07%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (6.52%) Relational Database
9 9 (4.89%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (2.72%) CouchDB
11 4 (2.17%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.17%) HBase
12 3 (1.63%) Mahout
12 3 (1.63%) Riak
12 3 (1.63%) Sqoop
12 3 (1.63%) BigTable
Development Applications
1 58 (31.52%) Git (software)
2 28 (15.22%) Subversion
3 27 (14.67%) Jenkins
4 22 (11.96%) TeamCity
5 20 (10.87%) Maven
6 16 (8.70%) Ant
6 16 (8.70%) Mercurial
7 14 (7.61%) SpecFlow
8 13 (7.07%) Hudson
9 12 (6.52%) JIRA
9 12 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (4.89%) FishEye
11 8 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (3.80%) Apache Ivy
12 7 (3.80%) Gerrit
12 7 (3.80%) AnthillPro
13 6 (3.26%) CruiseControl
14 5 (2.72%) RSpec
14 5 (2.72%) Cucumber
14 5 (2.72%) Selenium
General
1 27 (14.67%) Finance
2 16 (8.70%) Games
3 7 (3.80%) Marketing
4 5 (2.72%) Banking
5 4 (2.17%) Advertising
6 2 (1.09%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.09%) Law
7 1 (0.54%) Legal
7 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (18.48%) Developer
2 30 (16.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
3 24 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
4 23 (12.50%) Administrator
5 20 (10.87%) Linux Administrator
5 20 (10.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 18 (9.78%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 13 (7.07%) C# Developer
8 12 (6.52%) .NET Developer
8 12 (6.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (6.52%) Agile .NET Developer
8 12 (6.52%) Agile C# Developer
8 12 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (4.89%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (4.89%) Configuration Manager
9 9 (4.89%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (4.89%) Senior Server Engineer
9 9 (4.89%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.39%) .NET
2 18 (9.78%) KnockoutJS
3 15 (8.15%) RabbitMQ
3 15 (8.15%) jQuery
4 13 (7.07%) Web Services
5 12 (6.52%) HTML
5 12 (6.52%) MSMQ
6 11 (5.98%) Ruby on Rails
6 11 (5.98%) ActiveMQ
7 9 (4.89%) RESTful
7 9 (4.89%) J2EE
8 8 (4.35%) LAMP
9 7 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (3.80%) HTML5
9 7 (3.80%) CSS
10 6 (3.26%) ASP.NET
10 6 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (3.26%) Backbone.js
10 6 (3.26%) AngularJS
10 6 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 51 (27.72%) Open Source
2 35 (19.02%) Clustering
3 12 (6.52%) Social Media
4 10 (5.43%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.80%) Blog
5 7 (3.80%) Smartphone
6 4 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.17%) Replication
7 3 (1.63%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.63%) Mobile Games
7 3 (1.63%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.63%) Physics
8 2 (1.09%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.09%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.54%) iPhone
9 1 (0.54%) Online Games
9 1 (0.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 135 (73.37%) Linux
2 60 (32.61%) Windows
3 44 (23.91%) UNIX
4 36 (19.57%) CentOS
5 26 (14.13%) Ubuntu
6 21 (11.41%) Debian
7 19 (10.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (7.07%) Solaris
9 6 (3.26%) AIX
10 4 (2.17%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.17%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.09%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.09%) Android
11 2 (1.09%) OS/2
11 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (30.98%) Continuous Integration
2 43 (23.37%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (22.83%) Configuration Management
4 36 (19.57%) TDD
5 34 (18.48%) Load Balancing
6 28 (15.22%) E-Commerce
7 22 (11.96%) BDD
8 20 (10.87%) Release Management
8 20 (10.87%) Software Engineering
8 20 (10.87%) Technical Architecture
8 20 (10.87%) Content Management
9 19 (10.33%) Automated Testing
9 19 (10.33%) Scrum
10 17 (9.24%) MVC
11 12 (6.52%) Pair Programming
11 12 (6.52%) Domain-Driven Design
12 10 (5.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (5.43%) SOA
12 10 (5.43%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 71 (38.59%) Java
2 58 (31.52%) Python
3 54 (29.35%) Ruby
4 53 (28.80%) Perl
5 37 (20.11%) SQL
6 35 (19.02%) Bash Shell
7 32 (17.39%) JavaScript
8 22 (11.96%) C#
9 20 (10.87%) PowerShell
10 14 (7.61%) PHP
11 10 (5.43%) Shell Script
12 8 (4.35%) C++
13 7 (3.80%) Scala
13 7 (3.80%) PL/SQL
14 4 (2.17%) C
14 4 (2.17%) Clojure
15 3 (1.63%) R
15 3 (1.63%) Groovy
16 1 (0.54%) Lisp
16 1 (0.54%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 11 (5.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.24%) QA
2 5 (2.72%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.63%) SLA
4 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (19.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.43%) NFS
4 7 (3.80%) vCloud
5 5 (2.72%) KVM
6 4 (2.17%) FreeRADIUS
6 4 (2.17%) Varnish
7 3 (1.63%) Apache Flume
7 3 (1.63%) Xen
8 2 (1.09%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.54%) vSphere
9 1 (0.54%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.54%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 148 (80.43%) Puppet
2 55 (29.89%) Nagios
3 24 (13.04%) SCOM
4 16 (8.70%) Capistrano
5 15 (8.15%) WSUS
6 12 (6.52%) ZABBIX
6 12 (6.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 10 (5.43%) Ganglia
8 9 (4.89%) CFEngine
9 8 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
9 8 (4.35%) Vagrant
10 6 (3.26%) Munin
11 5 (2.72%) Ansible
11 5 (2.72%) Cacti
12 3 (1.63%) OpenView
12 3 (1.63%) Zenoss
13 2 (1.09%) NetBackup
13 2 (1.09%) Control-M
14 1 (0.54%) Cobbler
14 1 (0.54%) StatsD
Vendors
1 50 (27.17%) VMware
2 37 (20.11%) Red Hat
3 30 (16.30%) Microsoft
4 18 (9.78%) Oracle
5 17 (9.24%) JBoss
6 14 (7.61%) Adobe
7 11 (5.98%) Veritas
8 9 (4.89%) HP
9 7 (3.80%) Rackspace
9 7 (3.80%) Twitter
9 7 (3.80%) Cisco
10 5 (2.72%) IBM
11 4 (2.17%) Google
12 3 (1.63%) Percona
12 3 (1.63%) Vertica
12 3 (1.63%) Talend
12 3 (1.63%) Cognos
12 3 (1.63%) Informatica
12 3 (1.63%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (1.63%) Perforce
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