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 25 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 218 238 219
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -19
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 27 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.096% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.57% 2.16% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 4
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Systems Management Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
282 324 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.96% 4.46% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 209 250 243
Average salary £38,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.79% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +5.59%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +12 20 £50,000 - 3
Lancashire - 4 £37,123 - 1
Cheshire -6 1 £37,500 +4.16% 1
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 34 (85.00%) Puppet
2 30 (75.00%) Linux
3 23 (57.50%) Perl
4 21 (52.50%) Configuration Management
4 21 (52.50%) MongoDB
5 20 (50.00%) Web Services
6 18 (45.00%) Python
6 18 (45.00%) Java
7 17 (42.50%) MySQL
7 17 (42.50%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (40.00%) Ruby
8 16 (40.00%) PHP
9 12 (30.00%) Apache
9 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (27.50%) Open Source
10 11 (27.50%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (27.50%) DevOps
11 10 (25.00%) DNS
11 10 (25.00%) Finance
12 9 (22.50%) Squid
12 9 (22.50%) SCOM
12 9 (22.50%) Nagios
12 9 (22.50%) UNIX
12 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
12 9 (22.50%) Varnish
13 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
13 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
14 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
14 7 (17.50%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (30.00%) Apache
2 6 (15.00%) SAS
2 6 (15.00%) Apache Pig
3 5 (12.50%) nginx
4 4 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (10.00%) Node.js
4 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
5 3 (7.50%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) SPSS
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (17.50%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (15.00%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (12.50%) Amazon S3
5 3 (7.50%) IaaS
6 1 (2.50%) SaaS
6 1 (2.50%) PaaS
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (2.50%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) DNS
2 5 (12.50%) Internet
2 5 (12.50%) SMTP
2 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.50%) Wireshark
2 5 (12.50%) tcpdump
3 4 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 4 (10.00%) NAS
3 4 (10.00%) LDAP
3 4 (10.00%) IPsec
3 4 (10.00%) SNMP
3 4 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
4 1 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) MongoDB
2 17 (42.50%) MySQL
2 17 (42.50%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (17.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
5 6 (15.00%) Triplestore
5 6 (15.00%) Data Mining
5 6 (15.00%) RDBMS
5 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (15.00%) Hadoop
5 6 (15.00%) Apache Hive
5 6 (15.00%) Sqoop
5 6 (15.00%) HBase
5 6 (15.00%) Big Data
6 5 (12.50%) MariaDB
7 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Selenium
1 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.00%) Hudson
2 2 (5.00%) JUnit
2 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.00%) NUnit
2 2 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) Maven
3 1 (2.50%) Ant
3 1 (2.50%) RSpec
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Local Government
3 3 (7.50%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.00%) Electronics
4 2 (5.00%) Military
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Architect
2 6 (15.00%) Data Architect
2 6 (15.00%) Big Data Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) DBA
5 3 (7.50%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Programmer
5 3 (7.50%) Network Programmer
5 3 (7.50%) Tools Programmer
5 3 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (15.00%) MapReduce
3 5 (12.50%) RESTful
4 4 (10.00%) Memcached
5 2 (5.00%) Middleware
5 2 (5.00%) J2EE
6 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.50%) Spring
6 1 (2.50%) Spring MVC
6 1 (2.50%) REST
6 1 (2.50%) HTML
6 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Open Source
2 5 (12.50%) Replication
2 5 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (75.00%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) UNIX
3 7 (17.50%) Windows
4 5 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Configuration Management
2 11 (27.50%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (27.50%) DevOps
3 6 (15.00%) Analytics
3 6 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (15.00%) ETL
3 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (15.00%) Data Security
4 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 5 (12.50%) ITIL
4 5 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.00%) Service Management
5 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.00%) Information Security
6 3 (7.50%) Scrum
6 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) Perl
2 18 (45.00%) Python
2 18 (45.00%) Java
3 16 (40.00%) Ruby
3 16 (40.00%) PHP
4 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (15.00%) R
6 5 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.50%) Groovy
8 1 (2.50%) C
8 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) MCSA
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.00%) RHCE
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Squid
1 9 (22.50%) Varnish
2 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.00%) Apache Flume
4 4 (10.00%) Postfix
4 4 (10.00%) vSphere
4 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (10.00%) vCloud
5 1 (2.50%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (85.00%) Puppet
2 9 (22.50%) Nagios
2 9 (22.50%) SCOM
3 6 (15.00%) CFEngine
4 5 (12.50%) NetBackup
5 4 (10.00%) SCCM
5 4 (10.00%) OpenNMS
6 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (17.50%) VMware
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 5 (12.50%) Hitachi
4 4 (10.00%) Dell
4 4 (10.00%) Veeam
4 4 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (10.00%) Acronis
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco
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