The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 130 131 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 7 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 0.30% -
As % of the Systems Management category 2.69% 2.73% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 0
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Opscode Chef
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Systems Management Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
260 256 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 10.33% 11.01% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 168 201 109
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Opscode Chef Salary Histogram in Reading

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (81.82%) Puppet
3 17 (77.27%) Configuration Management
4 15 (68.18%) DevOps
5 14 (63.64%) Perl
6 13 (59.09%) Web Services
6 13 (59.09%) SaaS
7 12 (54.55%) MySQL
8 11 (50.00%) Apache
8 11 (50.00%) Ruby
9 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
10 9 (40.91%) PHP
10 9 (40.91%) Python
10 9 (40.91%) Drupal
10 9 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (40.91%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (36.36%) LAMP
11 8 (36.36%) Open Source
12 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
13 6 (27.27%) Eucalyptus
13 6 (27.27%) Varnish
13 6 (27.27%) PaaS
13 6 (27.27%) nginx
13 6 (27.27%) Cacti
13 6 (27.27%) Ganglia
13 6 (27.27%) Subversion
13 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (27.27%) SOA
13 6 (27.27%) BMC
13 6 (27.27%) OpenView

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (50.00%) Apache
2 9 (40.91%) Drupal
3 6 (27.27%) Eucalyptus
3 6 (27.27%) nginx
4 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (59.09%) SaaS
2 9 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (40.91%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (27.27%) PaaS
4 4 (18.18%) IaaS
5 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
5 2 (9.09%) CloudFront
5 2 (9.09%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) OSPF
1 5 (22.73%) BGP
1 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) MySQL
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
4 2 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 6 (27.27%) Subversion
2 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 4 (18.18%) RSpec
4 2 (9.09%) Bitbucket
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Administrator
3 5 (22.73%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) Web Services
2 8 (36.36%) LAMP
3 6 (27.27%) Sensu
4 2 (9.09%) XML
4 2 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Configuration Management
2 15 (68.18%) DevOps
3 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (27.27%) SOA
4 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
4 2 (9.09%) Benchmarking
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) Load Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Product Management
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) Perl
2 11 (50.00%) Ruby
3 9 (40.91%) PHP
3 9 (40.91%) Python
4 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (22.73%) RHCE
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Varnish
2 2 (9.09%) Postfix
2 2 (9.09%) Sendmail
2 2 (9.09%) KVM
Systems Management
1 18 (81.82%) Puppet
2 6 (27.27%) Cacti
2 6 (27.27%) Ganglia
2 6 (27.27%) OpenView
2 6 (27.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (27.27%) Nagios
3 2 (9.09%) ZABBIX
3 2 (9.09%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) BMC
1 6 (27.27%) Splunk
2 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Rackspace
3 1 (4.55%) Sun