The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Kent region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 92 89 71
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 5 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.45% 0.094% 0.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.93% 1.92% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 6
Average salary £67,500 - £46,250
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 - £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 - £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -1.11%
Systems Management Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
56 52 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.04% 4.91% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 48 43 23
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Opscode Chef
South East

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Opscode Chef Salary Histogram in Kent

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) DevOps
2 9 (81.82%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) Python
4 6 (54.55%) Java
4 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (54.55%) PHP
4 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
4 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) Puppet
5 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (45.45%) YAML
5 5 (45.45%) Vagrant
5 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
5 5 (45.45%) .NET
5 5 (45.45%) Perl
5 5 (45.45%) IIS
5 5 (45.45%) AIX
5 5 (45.45%) Solaris
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) UNIX
5 5 (45.45%) JBoss
5 5 (45.45%) Apache
5 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
5 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
5 5 (45.45%) Ruby
5 5 (45.45%) WCF

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (45.45%) IIS
1 5 (45.45%) Apache
1 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) LDAP
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) VLAN
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) SSDT
3 3 (27.27%) MySQL
4 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 1 (9.09%) Redis
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (36.36%) MSBuild
3 3 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (27.27%) NuGet
4 1 (9.09%) Maven
4 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) YAML
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) WCF
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) LESS
2 1 (9.09%) CSS3
2 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (45.45%) AIX
2 5 (45.45%) Solaris
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 3 (27.27%) Network Design
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) OOD
5 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) PHP
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Perl
3 5 (45.45%) Ruby
4 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 3 (27.27%) C
5 3 (27.27%) C++
6 1 (9.09%) PHP5
6 1 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (27.27%) VirtualBox
1 3 (27.27%) NFS
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Puppet
2 5 (45.45%) Vagrant
3 3 (27.27%) OpenView
3 3 (27.27%) NetBackup
3 3 (27.27%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) JBoss
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Sun
2 3 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Dell
2 3 (27.27%) Veritas
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter