The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 301 352 407
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +55
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 158 115 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.74% 0.49% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.01% 8.06% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 116 104 37
Average salary £55,000 £56,250 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +11.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £45,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £68,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +0.52%
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 South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1578 1426 1382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.36% 6.03% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1244 1108 1022
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Opscode Chef Salary Trend in the South East

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Opscode Chef Salary Histogram in the South East

Opscode Chef
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Berkshire +11 44 £60,000 +4.34% 5
Oxfordshire +17 28 £55,000 -4.34% 6
Surrey -9 28 £47,500 -9.52% 5
Hampshire +13 25 £56,875 +26.38% 6
Buckinghamshire +12 16 £38,000 -
Kent +18 7 £67,000 +16.52% 2
East Sussex - 5 £65,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £65,000 -
Home Counties - 2 £67,500 -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 230 (79.04%) Linux
2 218 (74.91%) Puppet
3 157 (53.95%) DevOps
4 153 (52.58%) Python
5 144 (49.48%) MySQL
6 143 (49.14%) Amazon AWS
7 118 (40.55%) Perl
8 111 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
9 101 (34.71%) Bash Shell
10 99 (34.02%) PHP
11 92 (31.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 90 (30.93%) Ruby
13 88 (30.24%) JavaScript
14 85 (29.21%) Web Services
15 82 (28.18%) Configuration Management
16 75 (25.77%) Windows
17 73 (25.09%) Red Hat
17 73 (25.09%) Jenkins
18 66 (22.68%) Apache
18 66 (22.68%) TDD
19 61 (20.96%) Continuous Integration
20 60 (20.62%) Nagios
21 57 (19.59%) AngularJS
22 54 (18.56%) UNIX
22 54 (18.56%) .NET
23 49 (16.84%) Open Source
24 48 (16.49%) SQL
25 47 (16.15%) NoSQL
26 46 (15.81%) Java
27 45 (15.46%) BDD

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 66 (22.68%) Apache
2 36 (12.37%) nginx
3 30 (10.31%) IIS
4 17 (5.84%) Node.js
5 15 (5.15%) Tomcat
6 14 (4.81%) Confluence
7 10 (3.44%) JBoss
7 10 (3.44%) NServiceBus
8 8 (2.75%) WebSphere
9 6 (2.06%) WebLogic
9 6 (2.06%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.37%) WebLogic Portal
10 4 (1.37%) Liferay
11 3 (1.03%) MediaWiki
11 3 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.03%) Apache ServiceMix
11 3 (1.03%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.69%) Eucalyptus
12 2 (0.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 13 (4.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 143 (49.14%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (14.78%) Amazon EC2
3 40 (13.75%) Amazon S3
4 27 (9.28%) GitHub
5 25 (8.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (5.84%) AWS OpsWorks
7 14 (4.81%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (4.81%) SaaS
8 12 (4.12%) Amazon SQS
8 12 (4.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 12 (4.12%) Amazon ELB
9 8 (2.75%) Amazon Glacier
9 8 (2.75%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (1.03%) Dropbox
11 3 (1.03%) Office 365
12 2 (0.69%) CodePlex
12 2 (0.69%) IaaS
13 1 (0.34%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 42 (14.43%) DNS
2 39 (13.40%) Internet
3 31 (10.65%) TCP/IP
4 29 (9.97%) Firewall
5 27 (9.28%) HTTP
6 18 (6.19%) LDAP
7 12 (4.12%) DHCP
7 12 (4.12%) SSL
7 12 (4.12%) OpenVPN
8 11 (3.78%) VPN
8 11 (3.78%) LAN
8 11 (3.78%) WAN
9 10 (3.44%) AMQP
10 9 (3.09%) SAN
11 8 (2.75%) SSH
11 8 (2.75%) Network Security
12 6 (2.06%) VoIP
13 4 (1.37%) IPsec
14 3 (1.03%) IPv6
14 3 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (49.48%) MySQL
2 47 (16.15%) NoSQL
3 40 (13.75%) MongoDB
4 36 (12.37%) Redis
5 29 (9.97%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (8.25%) SQL Server
7 23 (7.90%) Amazon RDS
8 17 (5.84%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (5.15%) Relational Database
10 11 (3.78%) Azure SQL Database
11 10 (3.44%) Event Store
12 9 (3.09%) CouchDB
12 9 (3.09%) Big Data
12 9 (3.09%) Couchbase
12 9 (3.09%) RavenDB
13 8 (2.75%) Amazon Redshift
14 6 (2.06%) Hadoop
15 4 (1.37%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.69%) MariaDB
17 1 (0.34%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 73 (25.09%) Jenkins
2 32 (11.00%) Subversion
3 29 (9.97%) Git (software)
4 20 (6.87%) Selenium
5 18 (6.19%) TeamCity
6 13 (4.47%) JIRA
7 12 (4.12%) ReSharper
7 12 (4.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (4.12%) Visual Studio
7 12 (4.12%) Mercurial
8 11 (3.78%) Hudson
8 11 (3.78%) Ant
9 9 (3.09%) JSUnit
9 9 (3.09%) Maven
10 8 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (2.75%) NCrunch
11 6 (2.06%) PHPUnit
12 4 (1.37%) SoapUI
12 4 (1.37%) MSBuild
12 4 (1.37%) SpecFlow
General
1 22 (7.56%) Finance
2 13 (4.47%) Electronics
3 9 (3.09%) Banking
4 6 (2.06%) Retail
5 5 (1.72%) Marketing
5 5 (1.72%) Games
6 3 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.03%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.34%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 88 (30.24%) Developer
2 65 (22.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 50 (17.18%) Administrator
4 46 (15.81%) Systems Administrator
5 45 (15.46%) Linux Administrator
6 30 (10.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 26 (8.93%) Linux Engineer
8 25 (8.59%) Full Stack Developer
9 21 (7.22%) Systems Engineer
10 17 (5.84%) .NET Developer
10 17 (5.84%) Senior Linux Administrator
10 17 (5.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 15 (5.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 14 (4.81%) Support Engineer
13 12 (4.12%) Software Engineer
13 12 (4.12%) Linux Support
13 12 (4.12%) Lead Systems Engineer
13 12 (4.12%) Linux Support Engineer
14 11 (3.78%) C# .NET Developer
14 11 (3.78%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (29.21%) Web Services
2 57 (19.59%) AngularJS
3 54 (18.56%) .NET
4 42 (14.43%) HTML
5 37 (12.71%) CSS
6 33 (11.34%) REST
7 27 (9.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 23 (7.90%) HTML5
8 23 (7.90%) jQuery
9 20 (6.87%) LAMP
10 18 (6.19%) ASP.NET
11 17 (5.84%) Padrino
11 17 (5.84%) Sass
12 16 (5.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (5.50%) RESTful
13 15 (5.15%) XML
14 14 (4.81%) JSON
15 13 (4.47%) WCF
15 13 (4.47%) Symfony
15 13 (4.47%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 49 (16.84%) Open Source
2 33 (11.34%) Mobile App
3 17 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.15%) Blog
5 13 (4.47%) HACMP
5 13 (4.47%) Clustering
6 11 (3.78%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.09%) User Experience
8 8 (2.75%) Podcast
9 6 (2.06%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.72%) Wiki
11 4 (1.37%) Replication
11 4 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (1.37%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.37%) PlayStation
11 4 (1.37%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.37%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.37%) Xbox
12 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Cloud
12 3 (1.03%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 230 (79.04%) Linux
2 92 (31.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 75 (25.77%) Windows
4 54 (18.56%) UNIX
5 36 (12.37%) Ubuntu
6 29 (9.97%) CentOS
7 19 (6.53%) Debian
7 19 (6.53%) Apple iOS
7 19 (6.53%) Android
8 14 (4.81%) AIX
8 14 (4.81%) Solaris
9 12 (4.12%) Amazon Linux
10 10 (3.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (2.41%) FreeBSD
12 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.34%) VMS
14 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (53.95%) DevOps
2 111 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (28.18%) Configuration Management
4 66 (22.68%) TDD
5 61 (20.96%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (15.46%) BDD
7 41 (14.09%) MVC
8 38 (13.06%) Software Engineering
9 25 (8.59%) Scrum
10 22 (7.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 22 (7.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (6.19%) SOA
12 17 (5.84%) Web Development
12 17 (5.84%) Mobile Application Development
13 16 (5.50%) Unit Testing
13 16 (5.50%) OO
14 15 (5.15%) Pair Programming
14 15 (5.15%) Mentoring
15 14 (4.81%) Information Assurance
16 13 (4.47%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 153 (52.58%) Python
2 118 (40.55%) Perl
3 101 (34.71%) Bash Shell
4 99 (34.02%) PHP
5 90 (30.93%) Ruby
6 88 (30.24%) JavaScript
7 48 (16.49%) SQL
8 46 (15.81%) Java
9 42 (14.43%) C#
10 32 (11.00%) Shell Script
11 31 (10.65%) PowerShell
12 15 (5.15%) Groovy
13 14 (4.81%) C++
14 11 (3.78%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.37%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.37%) XPath
15 4 (1.37%) XQuery
16 2 (0.69%) Bourne shell
16 2 (0.69%) C
16 2 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (3.09%) Degree
2 5 (1.72%) RHCSA
3 4 (1.37%) RHCE
4 3 (1.03%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.69%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.34%) CCNA
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.75%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (5.15%) Docker
3 14 (4.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 13 (4.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 13 (4.47%) NFS
5 11 (3.78%) KVM
6 6 (2.06%) Active Directory
7 5 (1.72%) XenServer
8 3 (1.03%) Postfix
8 3 (1.03%) Samba
8 3 (1.03%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.03%) Varnish
8 3 (1.03%) iptables
9 2 (0.69%) GlusterFS
9 2 (0.69%) Xen
10 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.34%) vSphere
10 1 (0.34%) LXC
Systems Management
1 218 (74.91%) Puppet
2 60 (20.62%) Nagios
3 30 (10.31%) Ansible
4 22 (7.56%) ZABBIX
5 18 (6.19%) logstash
6 14 (4.81%) Cacti
7 13 (4.47%) Zenoss
7 13 (4.47%) Vagrant
8 11 (3.78%) NetBackup
8 11 (3.78%) Salt
9 10 (3.44%) OpenView
10 9 (3.09%) Opsview
11 8 (2.75%) Control-M
12 4 (1.37%) HAProxy
12 4 (1.37%) collectd
12 4 (1.37%) StatsD
12 4 (1.37%) Graphite
13 3 (1.03%) Icinga
13 3 (1.03%) CFEngine
13 3 (1.03%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 73 (25.09%) Red Hat
2 43 (14.78%) VMware
3 19 (6.53%) Oracle
3 19 (6.53%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.81%) Veritas
5 13 (4.47%) Zend
6 12 (4.12%) HP
7 11 (3.78%) Rackspace
8 9 (3.09%) Symantec
9 8 (2.75%) Twitter
9 8 (2.75%) Red Gate
9 8 (2.75%) Citrix
9 8 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (2.41%) Sun
10 7 (2.41%) New Relic
11 6 (2.06%) Atlassian
11 6 (2.06%) Dell
11 6 (2.06%) IBM
12 4 (1.37%) SAP
12 4 (1.37%) Cisco
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