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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 243 224 258
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +34
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 9 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.22% 0.013%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.53% 4.72% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 1
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -51.25%
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.65% +10.00%
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
356 318 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.87% 4.74% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 290 251 375
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 8 £47,500 -2.56% 4
Cheshire +1 1 £82,500 +3.12%
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 33 (91.67%) Puppet
2 32 (88.89%) Linux
3 21 (58.33%) MySQL
3 21 (58.33%) DevOps
4 20 (55.56%) Java
5 19 (52.78%) Apache
6 17 (47.22%) Python
7 16 (44.44%) Ruby
8 15 (41.67%) Web Services
9 14 (38.89%) Configuration Management
10 13 (36.11%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (36.11%) nginx
11 12 (33.33%) Perl
11 12 (33.33%) Windows
11 12 (33.33%) VMware
12 11 (30.56%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (27.78%) Open Source
13 10 (27.78%) MongoDB
14 9 (25.00%) IIS
14 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
14 9 (25.00%) MariaDB
14 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
15 8 (22.22%) Tomcat
15 8 (22.22%) IPsec
15 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
15 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (22.22%) Ansible
16 7 (19.44%) HTTP
16 7 (19.44%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (52.78%) Apache
2 13 (36.11%) nginx
3 9 (25.00%) IIS
4 8 (22.22%) Tomcat
5 5 (13.89%) OpenStack
5 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
5 5 (13.89%) Jetty
6 2 (5.56%) SAS
6 2 (5.56%) Apache Pig
7 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.78%) CloudStack
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (13.89%) Google App Engine
3 5 (13.89%) IaaS
3 5 (13.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (11.11%) SaaS
5 3 (8.33%) Amazon S3
6 2 (5.56%) PaaS
6 2 (5.56%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (2.78%) Terremark
7 1 (2.78%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (22.22%) IPsec
3 7 (19.44%) Internet
3 7 (19.44%) HTTP
4 6 (16.67%) DNS
5 5 (13.89%) DHCP
5 5 (13.89%) FTP
6 3 (8.33%) SAN
6 3 (8.33%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (5.56%) NAS
7 2 (5.56%) Firewall
7 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
7 2 (5.56%) SNMP
8 1 (2.78%) VPN
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (58.33%) MySQL
2 13 (36.11%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (27.78%) MongoDB
4 9 (25.00%) MariaDB
5 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
7 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
8 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
8 3 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
9 2 (5.56%) HBase
9 2 (5.56%) Sqoop
9 2 (5.56%) Triplestore
9 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
9 2 (5.56%) Apache Hive
9 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (5.56%) Data Mining
9 2 (5.56%) Big Data
9 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.33%) Ant
2 3 (8.33%) Maven
2 3 (8.33%) Selenium
3 2 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.78%) RSpec
4 1 (2.78%) Hudson
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) German Language
2 5 (13.89%) Italian Language
2 5 (13.89%) Turkish Language
3 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Programmer
4 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Web Applications Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Network Programmer
4 3 (8.33%) Tools Programmer
5 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Big Data Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) Web Services
2 7 (19.44%) RESTful
3 5 (13.89%) .NET
3 5 (13.89%) J2EE
3 5 (13.89%) Servlets
4 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 3 (8.33%) Spring
4 3 (8.33%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.78%) LAMP
5 1 (2.78%) Memcached
5 1 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.78%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Open Source
2 5 (13.89%) Blog
3 3 (8.33%) Clustering
4 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 32 (88.89%) Linux
2 12 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (11.11%) UNIX
3 4 (11.11%) Debian
3 4 (11.11%) CentOS
4 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) DevOps
2 14 (38.89%) Configuration Management
3 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (16.67%) Coaching
5 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
5 5 (13.89%) User Stories
5 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.89%) Automated Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (8.33%) TDD
6 3 (8.33%) Pair Programming
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (8.33%) BDD
6 3 (8.33%) MapReduce
6 3 (8.33%) MVC
6 3 (8.33%) ITIL
7 2 (5.56%) OOP
7 2 (5.56%) CRM
7 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) Java
2 17 (47.22%) Python
3 16 (44.44%) Ruby
4 12 (33.33%) Perl
5 6 (16.67%) PHP
5 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
7 4 (11.11%) C
8 3 (8.33%) SQL
9 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
9 2 (5.56%) C++
9 2 (5.56%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.89%) Xen
3 3 (8.33%) vSphere
3 3 (8.33%) Varnish
3 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.56%) vCloud
4 2 (5.56%) Apache Flume
5 1 (2.78%) KVM
5 1 (2.78%) Postfix
5 1 (2.78%) XenServer
5 1 (2.78%) Squid
5 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 33 (91.67%) Puppet
2 8 (22.22%) Ansible
3 6 (16.67%) CFEngine
4 3 (8.33%) Capistrano
4 3 (8.33%) Nagios
5 2 (5.56%) SCCM
5 2 (5.56%) SCOM
5 2 (5.56%) OpenNMS
6 1 (2.78%) Cacti
6 1 (2.78%) Salt
6 1 (2.78%) Opsview
6 1 (2.78%) Icinga
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) VMware
2 7 (19.44%) Google
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 6 (16.67%) Percona
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle
5 2 (5.56%) Dell
5 2 (5.56%) Veeam
5 2 (5.56%) Rackspace
5 2 (5.56%) Hitachi
5 2 (5.56%) Acronis
6 1 (2.78%) Perforce
6 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco
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