The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 232 237 234
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 29 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.10% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.71% 1.96% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 5
Average salary £50,000 £36,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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 North West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
333 357 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.49% 5.21% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 239 287 293
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £60,000
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 the North West

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Opscode Chef Salary Trend in the North West

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Opscode Chef Salary Histogram in the North West

Opscode Chef
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Manchester +20 23 £50,000 - 6
Cheshire -11 2 £41,250 +14.58% 2
Lancashire - 1 - -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 47 (88.68%) Puppet
2 41 (77.36%) Linux
3 27 (50.94%) Java
4 26 (49.06%) Configuration Management
5 24 (45.28%) Perl
5 24 (45.28%) MySQL
6 22 (41.51%) Web Services
6 22 (41.51%) Apache
6 22 (41.51%) MongoDB
7 21 (39.62%) Ruby
8 20 (37.74%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (37.74%) Python
8 20 (37.74%) DevOps
9 19 (35.85%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (30.19%) PHP
11 15 (28.30%) DNS
11 15 (28.30%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (26.42%) nginx
12 14 (26.42%) Windows
13 13 (24.53%) VMware
14 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
14 12 (22.64%) Open Source
15 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (20.75%) IPsec
15 11 (20.75%) Finance
15 11 (20.75%) SCOM
16 10 (18.87%) Nagios
16 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
16 10 (18.87%) UNIX
16 10 (18.87%) Cloud Computing

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 22 (41.51%) Apache
2 14 (26.42%) nginx
3 8 (15.09%) Tomcat
4 7 (13.21%) IIS
5 5 (9.43%) SAS
5 5 (9.43%) WebSphere
5 5 (9.43%) Jetty
5 5 (9.43%) Apache Pig
6 4 (7.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (7.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (7.55%) Node.js
6 4 (7.55%) OpenStack
6 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
6 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.89%) CloudStack
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) SPSS
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (35.85%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (28.30%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (18.87%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (13.21%) Amazon S3
4 7 (13.21%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (9.43%) Amazon EMR
5 5 (9.43%) Google App Engine
6 4 (7.55%) IaaS
7 3 (5.66%) SaaS
8 1 (1.89%) PaaS
8 1 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.89%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (1.89%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.30%) DNS
2 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
3 11 (20.75%) IPsec
4 9 (16.98%) Internet
5 7 (13.21%) SAN
6 6 (11.32%) SNMP
6 6 (11.32%) iSCSI
6 6 (11.32%) NAS
6 6 (11.32%) Software-Defined Networking
7 5 (9.43%) tcpdump
7 5 (9.43%) SMTP
7 5 (9.43%) DHCP
7 5 (9.43%) FTP
7 5 (9.43%) HTTP
7 5 (9.43%) Wireshark
8 4 (7.55%) LDAP
9 2 (3.77%) Firewall
10 1 (1.89%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (1.89%) Network Security
10 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (45.28%) MySQL
2 22 (41.51%) MongoDB
3 20 (37.74%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
4 8 (15.09%) MariaDB
5 7 (13.21%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
6 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (11.32%) Hadoop
6 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
7 5 (9.43%) Big Data
7 5 (9.43%) Triplestore
7 5 (9.43%) Apache Hive
7 5 (9.43%) Data Mining
7 5 (9.43%) RDBMS
7 5 (9.43%) HBase
7 5 (9.43%) Sqoop
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.66%) Hudson
2 3 (5.66%) Ant
2 3 (5.66%) Maven
2 3 (5.66%) Selenium
2 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.89%) RSpec
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Local Government
2 5 (9.43%) German Language
2 5 (9.43%) Italian Language
2 5 (9.43%) Turkish Language
3 3 (5.66%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.89%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (15.09%) Architect
2 7 (13.21%) Developer
2 7 (13.21%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (9.43%) Data Architect
3 5 (9.43%) Administrator
3 5 (9.43%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (9.43%) Big Data Architect
4 4 (7.55%) DBA
5 3 (5.66%) Web Applications Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Web Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Applications Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Programmer
5 3 (5.66%) Network Programmer
5 3 (5.66%) Tools Programmer
5 3 (5.66%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (41.51%) Web Services
2 7 (13.21%) J2EE
2 7 (13.21%) RESTful
3 6 (11.32%) .NET
4 5 (9.43%) Servlets
5 4 (7.55%) Memcached
6 3 (5.66%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.66%) Spring
6 3 (5.66%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.89%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Open Source
2 5 (9.43%) Visualisation
2 5 (9.43%) Replication
2 5 (9.43%) Blog
3 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 41 (77.36%) Linux
2 14 (26.42%) Windows
3 10 (18.87%) UNIX
4 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.43%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.77%) Debian
8 1 (1.89%) CentOS
8 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Configuration Management
2 20 (37.74%) DevOps
3 10 (18.87%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (16.98%) Coaching
5 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.32%) ITIL
6 6 (11.32%) MapReduce
7 5 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (9.43%) Analytics
7 5 (9.43%) User Stories
7 5 (9.43%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
7 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
7 5 (9.43%) Automated Testing
7 5 (9.43%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (9.43%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (9.43%) ETL
7 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) Java
2 24 (45.28%) Perl
3 21 (39.62%) Ruby
4 20 (37.74%) Python
5 16 (30.19%) PHP
6 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
7 8 (15.09%) Bash Shell
8 6 (11.32%) SQL
9 5 (9.43%) R
10 4 (7.55%) C
11 1 (1.89%) C#
11 1 (1.89%) C++
11 1 (1.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
2 4 (7.55%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (16.98%) Squid
2 9 (16.98%) Varnish
3 6 (11.32%) vCloud
3 6 (11.32%) vSphere
4 5 (9.43%) Xen
4 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
4 5 (9.43%) Apache Flume
5 4 (7.55%) Postfix
6 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.89%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 47 (88.68%) Puppet
2 11 (20.75%) SCOM
3 10 (18.87%) Nagios
4 8 (15.09%) Ansible
5 6 (11.32%) CFEngine
5 6 (11.32%) OpenNMS
5 6 (11.32%) SCCM
6 5 (9.43%) NetBackup
7 4 (7.55%) Icinga
8 2 (3.77%) Capistrano
9 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.89%) Salt
9 1 (1.89%) Opsview
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) VMware
2 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.21%) Red Hat
4 6 (11.32%) Acronis
4 6 (11.32%) Dell
4 6 (11.32%) Google
4 6 (11.32%) Veeam
5 5 (9.43%) Hitachi
5 5 (9.43%) Oracle
6 4 (7.55%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco
7 2 (3.77%) Percona
8 1 (1.89%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.89%) Perforce
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