The first table below looks at the demand for Opscode Chef skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 135 137 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 5 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.21% 0.22% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.81% 2.07% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £44,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.19% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -1.11%
Systems Management Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
276 242 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.62% 10.54% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 181 189 112
Average salary £42,750 £45,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.04% +13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Opscode Chef
Berkshire

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Opscode Chef Salary Trend in Reading

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (86.21%) Puppet
3 22 (75.86%) Configuration Management
4 21 (72.41%) Perl
5 19 (65.52%) MySQL
5 19 (65.52%) SaaS
5 19 (65.52%) DevOps
6 17 (58.62%) Apache
6 17 (58.62%) Web Services
7 15 (51.72%) PHP
7 15 (51.72%) Ruby
7 15 (51.72%) Drupal
8 14 (48.28%) Git (software)
9 13 (44.83%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (44.83%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (44.83%) LAMP
9 13 (44.83%) Python
10 12 (41.38%) Open Source
10 12 (41.38%) Bash Shell
11 9 (31.03%) PaaS
12 8 (27.59%) Eucalyptus
12 8 (27.59%) Varnish
12 8 (27.59%) nginx
12 8 (27.59%) Subversion
12 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (27.59%) CentOS
12 8 (27.59%) Cacti
12 8 (27.59%) Ganglia
12 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
12 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 17 (58.62%) Apache
2 15 (51.72%) Drupal
3 8 (27.59%) Eucalyptus
3 8 (27.59%) nginx
4 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (65.52%) SaaS
2 13 (44.83%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (44.83%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (31.03%) PaaS
4 4 (13.79%) IaaS
5 2 (6.90%) Amazon S3
5 2 (6.90%) CloudFront
5 2 (6.90%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
1 8 (27.59%) BGP
1 8 (27.59%) OSPF
2 2 (6.90%) HTTP
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (65.52%) MySQL
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Git (software)
2 8 (27.59%) Subversion
3 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
4 4 (13.79%) RSpec
4 4 (13.79%) Bitbucket
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Administrator
4 7 (24.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (20.69%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (17.24%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (10.34%) DevOps Administrator
7 3 (10.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) Web Services
2 13 (44.83%) LAMP
3 8 (27.59%) Sensu
4 4 (13.79%) XML
4 4 (13.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Open Source
2 2 (6.90%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (27.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Configuration Management
2 19 (65.52%) DevOps
3 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (13.79%) Identity Management
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) SOA
4 4 (13.79%) Scrum
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) Product Management
4 4 (13.79%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Load Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Benchmarking
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) Perl
2 15 (51.72%) PHP
2 15 (51.72%) Ruby
3 13 (44.83%) Python
4 12 (41.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (27.59%) RHCE
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Varnish
2 4 (13.79%) KVM
3 2 (6.90%) Postfix
3 2 (6.90%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 25 (86.21%) Puppet
2 8 (27.59%) Cacti
2 8 (27.59%) Ganglia
2 8 (27.59%) OpenView
2 8 (27.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (27.59%) Nagios
3 4 (13.79%) Vagrant
4 2 (6.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Cisco
1 8 (27.59%) BMC
1 8 (27.59%) Red Hat
1 8 (27.59%) Splunk
2 3 (10.34%) Rackspace
3 2 (6.90%) Sun