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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 337 365 385
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +20
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 108 59 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.51% 3.96% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 66 52 51
Average salary £58,125 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.36% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,125 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £63,150 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.88%
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
1659 1491 1346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.55% 7.10% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1258 1218 1091
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 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
Surrey +34 48 £60,000 +36.36% 3
Oxfordshire +12 19 £60,000 +50.00%
East Sussex -9 13 £45,000 +63.63%
Berkshire -13 10 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Kent +10 9 £67,500 +200.00%
Hampshire -7 7 £56,250 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
M4 Corridor - 2 £75,000 -
Home Counties - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 170 (89.01%) Puppet
2 130 (68.06%) Linux
3 106 (55.50%) DevOps
4 87 (45.55%) Python
5 82 (42.93%) Perl
6 75 (39.27%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (36.65%) PHP
8 68 (35.60%) Ruby
9 66 (34.55%) JavaScript
10 62 (32.46%) Jenkins
11 61 (31.94%) Bash Shell
12 59 (30.89%) MySQL
13 58 (30.37%) Red Hat
14 55 (28.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 55 (28.80%) Open Source
15 51 (26.70%) Configuration Management
16 50 (26.18%) Continuous Integration
17 48 (25.13%) Web Services
18 44 (23.04%) UNIX
19 43 (22.51%) Amazon AWS
20 39 (20.42%) Node.js
21 38 (19.90%) Windows
22 36 (18.85%) Git (software)
23 35 (18.32%) SaaS
24 34 (17.80%) DNS
25 32 (16.75%) Apache
25 32 (16.75%) .NET
25 32 (16.75%) Java
25 32 (16.75%) CentOS
26 30 (15.71%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 39 (20.42%) Node.js
2 32 (16.75%) Apache
3 18 (9.42%) Tomcat
4 13 (6.81%) nginx
5 5 (2.62%) Confluence
5 5 (2.62%) IIS
6 2 (1.05%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.05%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.52%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (2.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (22.51%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (18.32%) SaaS
3 27 (14.14%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (10.99%) GitHub
5 16 (8.38%) IaaS
5 16 (8.38%) PaaS
6 10 (5.24%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (3.66%) Amazon S3
8 6 (3.14%) Rackspace Cloud
8 6 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (2.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 5 (2.62%) ElastiCache
9 5 (2.62%) Route 53
10 3 (1.57%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (1.05%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 34 (17.80%) DNS
2 29 (15.18%) Internet
3 19 (9.95%) HTTP
4 18 (9.42%) TCP/IP
5 17 (8.90%) Firewall
6 16 (8.38%) DHCP
7 15 (7.85%) LDAP
8 11 (5.76%) SNMP
8 11 (5.76%) SAN
9 8 (4.19%) VPN
10 7 (3.66%) BGP
10 7 (3.66%) OSPF
11 6 (3.14%) VLAN
12 2 (1.05%) EIGRP
12 2 (1.05%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.05%) LAN
12 2 (1.05%) VoIP
12 2 (1.05%) WAN
12 2 (1.05%) Network Security
12 2 (1.05%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (30.89%) MySQL
2 24 (12.57%) Relational Database
3 22 (11.52%) SQL Server
3 22 (11.52%) NoSQL
4 19 (9.95%) MongoDB
5 13 (6.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (5.76%) Big Data
7 10 (5.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (5.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (5.24%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (4.71%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.62%) Redis
10 4 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.57%) SSDT
11 3 (1.57%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (1.05%) HBase
13 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 62 (32.46%) Jenkins
2 36 (18.85%) Git (software)
3 23 (12.04%) Selenium
4 16 (8.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (4.71%) PhantomJS
6 7 (3.66%) TeamCity
6 7 (3.66%) JIRA
7 6 (3.14%) RSpec
7 6 (3.14%) PHPUnit
8 5 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.62%) MSBuild
8 5 (2.62%) Subversion
9 4 (2.09%) NUnit
9 4 (2.09%) ReSharper
9 4 (2.09%) Jasmine
9 4 (2.09%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.57%) Hudson
10 3 (1.57%) NuGet
10 3 (1.57%) JUnit
11 2 (1.05%) Maven
General
1 23 (12.04%) Finance
2 15 (7.85%) Marketing
3 13 (6.81%) Banking
4 10 (5.24%) Retail
5 8 (4.19%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.09%) Games
6 4 (2.09%) Advertising
7 3 (1.57%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.57%) Electronics
7 3 (1.57%) Legal
7 3 (1.57%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.05%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 55 (28.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 40 (20.94%) Developer
3 35 (18.32%) Systems Administrator
4 31 (16.23%) Administrator
5 26 (13.61%) Linux Engineer
6 25 (13.09%) Linux Administrator
7 19 (9.95%) Systems Engineer
8 18 (9.42%) Software Engineer
8 18 (9.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 17 (8.90%) DevOps Specialist
9 17 (8.90%) Senior Developer
10 12 (6.28%) C# Developer
11 11 (5.76%) Web Developer
12 10 (5.24%) C# .NET Developer
13 9 (4.71%) Linux Support
13 9 (4.71%) Senior Web Developer
13 9 (4.71%) Consultant
14 8 (4.19%) Support Engineer
14 8 (4.19%) Applications Developer
14 8 (4.19%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (25.13%) Web Services
2 32 (16.75%) .NET
3 30 (15.71%) HTML
3 30 (15.71%) CSS
4 26 (13.61%) LAMP
5 20 (10.47%) jQuery
6 18 (9.42%) HTML5
7 17 (8.90%) WCF
8 15 (7.85%) AngularJS
9 14 (7.33%) REST
10 13 (6.81%) WPF
10 13 (6.81%) Silverlight
11 11 (5.76%) CSS3
12 9 (4.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 9 (4.71%) YAML
12 9 (4.71%) STL
13 8 (4.19%) Symfony
13 8 (4.19%) Yii
14 7 (3.66%) WebKit
15 6 (3.14%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 55 (28.80%) Open Source
2 11 (5.76%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.19%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.66%) User Experience
5 6 (3.14%) HACMP
5 6 (3.14%) Clustering
5 6 (3.14%) Social Media
5 6 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.62%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.09%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.09%) Blog
8 3 (1.57%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.57%) Xbox
8 3 (1.57%) DTV
9 2 (1.05%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 130 (68.06%) Linux
2 55 (28.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 44 (23.04%) UNIX
4 38 (19.90%) Windows
5 32 (16.75%) CentOS
6 21 (10.99%) Ubuntu
7 17 (8.90%) Solaris
8 16 (8.38%) AIX
9 10 (5.24%) SUSE
10 5 (2.62%) FreeBSD
11 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.05%) Debian
13 1 (0.52%) SELinux
13 1 (0.52%) Fedora
13 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.52%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (55.50%) DevOps
2 75 (39.27%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (26.70%) Configuration Management
4 50 (26.18%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (12.04%) MVC
6 21 (10.99%) OO
7 20 (10.47%) Mentoring
8 18 (9.42%) Software Engineering
8 18 (9.42%) TDD
9 15 (7.85%) Analytics
10 14 (7.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (7.33%) Web Development
10 14 (7.33%) BDD
10 14 (7.33%) Software Architecture
11 13 (6.81%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (6.28%) Load Balancing
12 12 (6.28%) Information Assurance
13 11 (5.76%) Scrum
14 10 (5.24%) SOA
14 10 (5.24%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 87 (45.55%) Python
2 82 (42.93%) Perl
3 70 (36.65%) PHP
4 68 (35.60%) Ruby
5 66 (34.55%) JavaScript
6 61 (31.94%) Bash Shell
7 32 (16.75%) Java
8 30 (15.71%) C++
9 29 (15.18%) PowerShell
10 27 (14.14%) C#
11 14 (7.33%) SQL
12 13 (6.81%) Shell Script
12 13 (6.81%) C
13 6 (3.14%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.05%) CoffeeScript
15 1 (0.52%) R
15 1 (0.52%) Scala
15 1 (0.52%) PHP5
15 1 (0.52%) Lua
15 1 (0.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 20 (10.47%) Degree
2 7 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.62%) RHCE
4 2 (1.05%) CCNP
4 2 (1.05%) CCNA
5 1 (0.52%) CITP
5 1 (0.52%) MBCS
5 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) OCPJWCD
5 1 (0.52%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.52%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.28%) QA
System Software
1 19 (9.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (6.81%) NFS
3 7 (3.66%) VMware ESX
4 6 (3.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (3.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (2.62%) Postfix
6 4 (2.09%) KVM
6 4 (2.09%) VirtualBox
7 3 (1.57%) vSphere
7 3 (1.57%) Sendmail
7 3 (1.57%) XenServer
8 2 (1.05%) Samba
8 2 (1.05%) Varnish
9 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 170 (89.01%) Puppet
2 28 (14.66%) Nagios
3 27 (14.14%) Vagrant
4 18 (9.42%) Ansible
5 16 (8.38%) Salt
6 13 (6.81%) ZABBIX
7 12 (6.28%) Cacti
8 11 (5.76%) Zenoss
8 11 (5.76%) NetBackup
8 11 (5.76%) OpenView
8 11 (5.76%) Control-M
9 7 (3.66%) Capistrano
9 7 (3.66%) Munin
9 7 (3.66%) logstash
10 5 (2.62%) Icinga
10 5 (2.62%) Graylog2
10 5 (2.62%) Ganglia
10 5 (2.62%) collectd
10 5 (2.62%) StatsD
10 5 (2.62%) Netcool
Vendors
1 58 (30.37%) Red Hat
2 29 (15.18%) Oracle
3 21 (10.99%) VMware
4 13 (6.81%) Veritas
5 12 (6.28%) Sun
6 11 (5.76%) HP
6 11 (5.76%) Dell
6 11 (5.76%) IBM
6 11 (5.76%) JBoss
7 10 (5.24%) Microsoft
8 9 (4.71%) Rackspace
9 8 (4.19%) Cisco
9 8 (4.19%) Zend
10 5 (2.62%) SaltStack
10 5 (2.62%) Citrix
11 4 (2.09%) NetIQ
11 4 (2.09%) New Relic
11 4 (2.09%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.57%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.57%) Percona
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