The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 246 239 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 11 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.23% -
As % of the Systems Management category 2.76% 5.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 0
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,750 £46,250 £49,096
% change year-on-year
+3.24% -5.79%
Systems Management Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
398 320 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.49% 4.26% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 305 234 218
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Opscode Chef
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 8 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Cheshire - 2 £37,500 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £37,123 - 2
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 24 (92.31%) Puppet
2 21 (80.77%) Linux
3 18 (69.23%) Python
4 16 (61.54%) Ruby
5 15 (57.69%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 13 (50.00%) Configuration Management
7 11 (42.31%) Perl
7 11 (42.31%) CFEngine
7 11 (42.31%) OpenStack
8 10 (38.46%) PHP
9 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
10 8 (30.77%) Web Services
10 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
10 8 (30.77%) KVM
11 7 (26.92%) VMware
11 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (26.92%) HTML
11 7 (26.92%) Java
11 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
11 7 (26.92%) Internet
12 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
12 6 (23.08%) MySQL
12 6 (23.08%) C++
12 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
13 5 (19.23%) Open Source
13 5 (19.23%) C
13 5 (19.23%) Windows
13 5 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 11 (42.31%) OpenStack
2 4 (15.38%) Apache
3 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 3 (11.54%) nginx
4 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Pig
5 1 (3.85%) SAS
5 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.85%) IIS
5 1 (3.85%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 15 (57.69%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (11.54%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (11.54%) Amazon S3
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (7.69%) SaaS
5 2 (7.69%) PaaS
5 2 (7.69%) IaaS
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (3.85%) Route 53
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (3.85%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (26.92%) Internet
3 3 (11.54%) DNS
3 3 (11.54%) IPsec
4 2 (7.69%) iSCSI
4 2 (7.69%) NAS
4 2 (7.69%) Firewall
4 2 (7.69%) SAN
4 2 (7.69%) SNMP
5 1 (3.85%) tcpdump
5 1 (3.85%) SMTP
5 1 (3.85%) DHCP
5 1 (3.85%) FTP
5 1 (3.85%) HTTP
5 1 (3.85%) VPN
5 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (3.85%) Triplestore
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (3.85%) Sqoop
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.85%) Big Data
5 1 (3.85%) HBase
5 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) Selenium
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) NUnit
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
2 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 2 (7.69%) Electronics
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Military
2 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Platform Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Big Data Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Data Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Web Services
2 7 (26.92%) HTML
3 4 (15.38%) .NET
4 3 (11.54%) REST
4 3 (11.54%) Middleware
4 3 (11.54%) LAMP
5 2 (7.69%) RESTful
5 2 (7.69%) J2EE
6 1 (3.85%) MapReduce
6 1 (3.85%) Servlets
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Open Source
2 2 (7.69%) CMDB
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) UNIX
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.85%) CentOS
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 4 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (11.54%) Scrum
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Use Case
5 2 (7.69%) Unified Process
5 2 (7.69%) Communications Security
5 2 (7.69%) Validation
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Information Management
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Service Management
5 2 (7.69%) RUP
5 2 (7.69%) UML
5 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) Python
2 16 (61.54%) Ruby
3 11 (42.31%) Perl
4 10 (38.46%) PHP
5 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
6 7 (26.92%) Java
6 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
7 6 (23.08%) C++
8 5 (19.23%) C
9 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
10 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
10 2 (7.69%) SQL
11 1 (3.85%) R
11 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) RHCE
2 2 (7.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) KVM
2 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) XenServer
3 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) vCloud
3 2 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Flume
4 1 (3.85%) Varnish
4 1 (3.85%) Squid
4 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (92.31%) Puppet
2 11 (42.31%) CFEngine
3 3 (11.54%) SCOM
4 2 (7.69%) OpenNMS
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (7.69%) SCCM
5 1 (3.85%) Ansible
5 1 (3.85%) Capistrano
5 1 (3.85%) Cobbler
5 1 (3.85%) Nagios
5 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) VMware
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle
4 3 (11.54%) Google
5 2 (7.69%) Veeam
5 2 (7.69%) Dell
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix
5 2 (7.69%) Acronis
5 2 (7.69%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
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