The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 212 250 268
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +18
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 44 4 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.56% 0.054% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.89% 1.50% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 36 4 25
Average salary £48,750 £56,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £43,950 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Opscode Chef
England

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

Systems Management Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
445 267 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.70% 3.61% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 361 204 388
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
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 the East of England

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Opscode Chef Salary Trend in the East of England

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Opscode Chef Salary Histogram in the East of England

Opscode Chef
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire +8 15 £47,500 +7.34% 4
Suffolk +16 13 £45,000 -33.33%
Hertfordshire - 11 £57,500 -
Essex - 4 £85,000 -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 84 (92.31%) Puppet
2 64 (70.33%) Linux
3 51 (56.04%) DevOps
4 44 (48.35%) Windows
5 40 (43.96%) UNIX
6 36 (39.56%) Python
7 35 (38.46%) Web Services
8 31 (34.07%) Java
8 31 (34.07%) SAN
9 30 (32.97%) Bash Shell
10 29 (31.87%) TCP/IP
11 28 (30.77%) Perl
12 27 (29.67%) PowerShell
13 25 (27.47%) Amazon AWS
14 24 (26.37%) Shell Script
14 24 (26.37%) Firewall
15 23 (25.27%) VPN
15 23 (25.27%) NoSQL
16 22 (24.18%) VMware
17 20 (21.98%) Finance
17 20 (21.98%) DNS
18 19 (20.88%) Configuration Management
18 19 (20.88%) KVM
18 19 (20.88%) VMware Infrastructure
19 18 (19.78%) Jenkins
20 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
20 17 (18.68%) Microsoft
21 16 (17.58%) .NET
21 16 (17.58%) Replication
22 15 (16.48%) SQL

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 14 (15.38%) IIS
2 8 (8.79%) Apache
3 7 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.69%) OpenStack
4 5 (5.49%) nginx
5 1 (1.10%) Confluence
5 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.10%) Drupal
5 1 (1.10%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.10%) Jetty
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (9.89%) SunGard APT
1 9 (9.89%) FastVal
Cloud Services
1 25 (27.47%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.69%) SaaS
4 5 (5.49%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (5.49%) IaaS
5 4 (4.40%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (4.40%) GitHub
6 3 (3.30%) Route 53
7 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.20%) PaaS
7 2 (2.20%) Google Apps
8 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.10%) Google App Engine
8 1 (1.10%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (1.10%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 31 (34.07%) SAN
2 29 (31.87%) TCP/IP
3 24 (26.37%) Firewall
4 23 (25.27%) VPN
5 20 (21.98%) DNS
6 14 (15.38%) LDAP
6 14 (15.38%) Reverse Proxy
7 6 (6.59%) HTTP
8 5 (5.49%) Kerberos
9 4 (4.40%) SSL
9 4 (4.40%) Wireshark
9 4 (4.40%) Internet
9 4 (4.40%) X.509
10 3 (3.30%) Network Security
11 2 (2.20%) DHCP
12 1 (1.10%) FTP
12 1 (1.10%) SSH
12 1 (1.10%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.27%) NoSQL
2 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.40%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (3.30%) DTS
4 3 (3.30%) EDRMS
4 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.20%) MySQL
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.10%) Redis
6 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.10%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 18 (19.78%) Jenkins
2 14 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 11 (12.09%) Maven
4 9 (9.89%) Subversion
4 9 (9.89%) Hudson
5 4 (4.40%) Fiddler
6 3 (3.30%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.30%) Ant
7 1 (1.10%) Log4Net
7 1 (1.10%) JIRA
7 1 (1.10%) Artifactory
General
1 20 (21.98%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.79%) Marketing
3 5 (5.49%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.20%) Retail
5 1 (1.10%) Billing
5 1 (1.10%) Games
5 1 (1.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (24.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (18.68%) Architect
3 15 (16.48%) Developer
4 9 (9.89%) Analyst
4 9 (9.89%) Support Analyst
4 9 (9.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 9 (9.89%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 8 (8.79%) Administrator
5 8 (8.79%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.49%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.49%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (4.40%) Consultant
7 4 (4.40%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Web Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.40%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (3.30%) Network Administrator
8 3 (3.30%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.30%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (38.46%) Web Services
2 16 (17.58%) .NET
3 15 (16.48%) XML
3 15 (16.48%) JSON
4 9 (9.89%) J2EE
5 7 (7.69%) LAMP
6 4 (4.40%) HTML
7 3 (3.30%) JRules
7 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.20%) SAML
8 2 (2.20%) Java EE
8 2 (2.20%) OAuth
8 2 (2.20%) RESTful
8 2 (2.20%) SPNEGO
8 2 (2.20%) HTML5
9 1 (1.10%) JAAS
9 1 (1.10%) MSMQ
9 1 (1.10%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Replication
2 9 (9.89%) Grid Computing
2 9 (9.89%) Clustering
2 9 (9.89%) Open Source
3 6 (6.59%) Firmware
4 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.40%) Hedge funds
5 4 (4.40%) PKI
6 3 (3.30%) IPTV
6 3 (3.30%) CMDB
7 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.20%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 64 (70.33%) Linux
2 44 (48.35%) Windows
3 40 (43.96%) UNIX
4 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.49%) Debian
5 5 (5.49%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.20%) CentOS
8 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (56.04%) DevOps
2 19 (20.88%) Configuration Management
3 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 14 (15.38%) ITIL
5 12 (13.19%) Risk Management
5 12 (13.19%) Migration
6 10 (10.99%) Scrum
7 9 (9.89%) Problem Management
7 9 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (9.89%) Change Control
7 9 (9.89%) Incident Management
8 8 (8.79%) TDD
8 8 (8.79%) Test Automation
9 5 (5.49%) Refactoring
9 5 (5.49%) Project Management
9 5 (5.49%) Network Management
9 5 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (4.40%) Service Management
10 4 (4.40%) UML
Programming Languages
1 36 (39.56%) Python
2 31 (34.07%) Java
3 30 (32.97%) Bash Shell
4 28 (30.77%) Perl
5 27 (29.67%) PowerShell
6 24 (26.37%) Shell Script
7 15 (16.48%) SQL
8 7 (7.69%) Ruby
9 6 (6.59%) PHP
10 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
10 3 (3.30%) C#
11 2 (2.20%) C
12 1 (1.10%) VB
12 1 (1.10%) Korn
12 1 (1.10%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 10 (10.99%) Sun Certification
2 9 (9.89%) Degree
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (20.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 19 (20.88%) KVM
2 14 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 12 (13.19%) Hyper-V
4 11 (12.09%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.20%) vCloud
6 1 (1.10%) Docker
6 1 (1.10%) vSphere
6 1 (1.10%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 84 (92.31%) Puppet
2 4 (4.40%) Ansible
3 3 (3.30%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.10%) Salt
4 1 (1.10%) Nagios
4 1 (1.10%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.10%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.10%) OpenSSO
4 1 (1.10%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 22 (24.18%) VMware
2 17 (18.68%) Microsoft
3 12 (13.19%) HP
3 12 (13.19%) Red Hat
4 9 (9.89%) Sun
4 9 (9.89%) SunGard
5 8 (8.79%) Hitachi
5 8 (8.79%) NetApp
6 6 (6.59%) Rackspace
7 5 (5.49%) Red Gate
8 4 (4.40%) CollabNet
8 4 (4.40%) JBoss
8 4 (4.40%) ForgeRock
9 3 (3.30%) webMethods
9 3 (3.30%) Perforce
9 3 (3.30%) Google
10 2 (2.20%) Oracle
10 2 (2.20%) SaltStack
11 1 (1.10%) F5
11 1 (1.10%) New Relic
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