The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 84 93 75
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 9 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.91% 0.28% 0.76%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.29% 7.14% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 6
Average salary £67,500 £22,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+200.00% -51.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £22,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £22,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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 Kent region.

Systems Management Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
63 42 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.38% 3.95% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 50 33 27
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £58,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Opscode Chef Salary Trend in Kent

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 11 (84.62%) Finance
1 11 (84.62%) DevOps
2 10 (76.92%) Puppet
3 9 (69.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (69.23%) Red Hat
3 9 (69.23%) Perl
3 9 (69.23%) UNIX
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) AIX
3 9 (69.23%) Solaris
3 9 (69.23%) Linux
4 8 (61.54%) Apache
5 7 (53.85%) Python
5 7 (53.85%) LDAP
5 7 (53.85%) NFS
5 7 (53.85%) Sun
5 7 (53.85%) OpenView
5 7 (53.85%) HP
5 7 (53.85%) Dell
5 7 (53.85%) SAN
5 7 (53.85%) Veritas
5 7 (53.85%) Java
5 7 (53.85%) MySQL
5 7 (53.85%) Oracle
5 7 (53.85%) PHP
5 7 (53.85%) DNS
5 7 (53.85%) IBM
5 7 (53.85%) Control-M
5 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (53.85%) NetBackup

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 8 (61.54%) Apache
2 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
3 3 (23.08%) IIS
4 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
1 7 (53.85%) SAN
1 7 (53.85%) LDAP
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) VLAN
3 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) SSDT
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (7.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (15.38%) MSBuild
3 2 (15.38%) NuGet
4 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Legal
3 3 (23.08%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX Support
4 1 (7.69%) Senior UNIX Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior UNIX Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) YAML
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
3 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
3 1 (7.69%) LESS
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) HACMP
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) UNIX
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) AIX
1 9 (69.23%) Solaris
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
1 9 (69.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) DevOps
2 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Line Management
4 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
5 2 (15.38%) Network Design
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Web Design
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Perl
2 7 (53.85%) PHP
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) Python
3 6 (46.15%) Ruby
4 4 (30.77%) C++
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) C
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
6 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
7 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (7.69%) PHP5
7 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) NFS
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (23.08%) VMware ESX
4 2 (15.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) Puppet
2 7 (53.85%) OpenView
2 7 (53.85%) Control-M
2 7 (53.85%) NetBackup
3 3 (23.08%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Red Hat
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) IBM
2 7 (53.85%) Sun
2 7 (53.85%) HP
2 7 (53.85%) Dell
2 7 (53.85%) Veritas
3 6 (46.15%) JBoss
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) Twitter