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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 354 372 388
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +16
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 97 58 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.03% 3.85% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 66 51 49
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
1609 1506 1274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.11% 7.02% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1237 1244 1017
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +19 37 £57,500 +21.05% 3
Oxfordshire +17 24 £60,000 +50.00% 1
East Sussex -9 17 £42,500 +54.54%
Berkshire -14 7 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Kent -5 6 £67,500 +200.00% 1
Hampshire -10 5 £51,875 +9.21% 3
West Sussex -11 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 175 (91.15%) Puppet
2 130 (67.71%) Linux
3 112 (58.33%) DevOps
4 97 (50.52%) Python
5 82 (42.71%) Perl
6 78 (40.63%) Ruby
7 75 (39.06%) PHP
8 66 (34.38%) Open Source
9 63 (32.81%) JavaScript
10 62 (32.29%) MySQL
10 62 (32.29%) Jenkins
11 57 (29.69%) Web Services
12 55 (28.65%) Bash Shell
13 54 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
14 52 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
15 51 (26.56%) Configuration Management
15 51 (26.56%) Amazon AWS
16 50 (26.04%) Red Hat
17 46 (23.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 41 (21.35%) Git (software)
19 40 (20.83%) Node.js
20 39 (20.31%) SaaS
21 38 (19.79%) Windows
22 36 (18.75%) .NET
22 36 (18.75%) Apache
22 36 (18.75%) Nagios
22 36 (18.75%) Amazon EC2
23 35 (18.23%) Java
23 35 (18.23%) LAMP
24 33 (17.19%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 40 (20.83%) Node.js
2 36 (18.75%) Apache
3 20 (10.42%) Tomcat
4 17 (8.85%) nginx
5 9 (4.69%) Drupal
6 6 (3.13%) Eucalyptus
7 5 (2.60%) IIS
7 5 (2.60%) Confluence
8 3 (1.56%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (2.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (26.56%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (20.31%) SaaS
3 36 (18.75%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (10.94%) GitHub
5 20 (10.42%) PaaS
6 18 (9.38%) IaaS
7 10 (5.21%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (4.17%) Amazon S3
8 8 (4.17%) Route 53
9 6 (3.13%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (3.13%) Rackspace Cloud
10 5 (2.60%) ElastiCache
10 5 (2.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (1.04%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.98%) DNS
2 21 (10.94%) Internet
3 15 (7.81%) HTTP
4 14 (7.29%) Firewall
5 12 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 12 (6.25%) DHCP
6 11 (5.73%) SNMP
7 7 (3.65%) VPN
8 6 (3.13%) LDAP
9 5 (2.60%) VLAN
9 5 (2.60%) OSPF
9 5 (2.60%) BGP
9 5 (2.60%) SAN
10 2 (1.04%) BIG-IP
10 2 (1.04%) VoIP
10 2 (1.04%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.04%) Network Security
10 2 (1.04%) InfiniBand
11 1 (0.52%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (32.29%) MySQL
2 26 (13.54%) SQL Server
3 20 (10.42%) NoSQL
4 19 (9.90%) MongoDB
5 17 (8.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (8.85%) Relational Database
6 15 (7.81%) Big Data
7 13 (6.77%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (4.69%) Oracle Database
10 6 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (2.60%) Redis
12 4 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.56%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.56%) SSDT
14 2 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (1.04%) HBase
15 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 62 (32.29%) Jenkins
2 41 (21.35%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.77%) Selenium
4 10 (5.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (4.69%) Subversion
5 9 (4.69%) PhantomJS
6 7 (3.65%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.60%) RSpec
7 5 (2.60%) JIRA
7 5 (2.60%) MSBuild
8 4 (2.08%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.56%) Hudson
9 3 (1.56%) NuGet
10 2 (1.04%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.04%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.04%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.04%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.04%) Maven
10 2 (1.04%) JUnit
General
1 16 (8.33%) Finance
2 13 (6.77%) Marketing
3 10 (5.21%) Retail
4 8 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.13%) Games
6 5 (2.60%) Banking
7 4 (2.08%) Advertising
8 3 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.56%) Electronics
9 2 (1.04%) Automotive
10 1 (0.52%) Legal
10 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (27.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 41 (21.35%) Developer
3 31 (16.15%) Systems Administrator
4 27 (14.06%) Administrator
5 26 (13.54%) Linux Engineer
6 25 (13.02%) Linux Administrator
7 22 (11.46%) Systems Engineer
8 20 (10.42%) Software Engineer
9 19 (9.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 18 (9.38%) Senior Developer
11 16 (8.33%) Web Developer
12 15 (7.81%) DevOps Specialist
13 13 (6.77%) Applications Developer
13 13 (6.77%) Web Applications Developer
14 12 (6.25%) C# Developer
14 12 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
15 10 (5.21%) .NET Developer
15 10 (5.21%) C# .NET Developer
16 9 (4.69%) C# Software Engineer
16 9 (4.69%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (29.69%) Web Services
2 36 (18.75%) .NET
3 35 (18.23%) LAMP
4 29 (15.10%) HTML
4 29 (15.10%) CSS
5 21 (10.94%) WCF
6 20 (10.42%) jQuery
7 17 (8.85%) WPF
7 17 (8.85%) Silverlight
8 16 (8.33%) HTML5
9 15 (7.81%) REST
10 13 (6.77%) AngularJS
11 9 (4.69%) YAML
12 7 (3.65%) CSS3
13 6 (3.13%) .NET Framework
13 6 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (3.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 6 (3.13%) STL
13 6 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
13 6 (3.13%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 66 (34.38%) Open Source
2 18 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.13%) Social Media
4 5 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.08%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.08%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.56%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.56%) DTV
7 2 (1.04%) PKI
7 2 (1.04%) Blog
8 1 (0.52%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.52%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 130 (67.71%) Linux
2 46 (23.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 38 (19.79%) Windows
4 33 (17.19%) UNIX
5 31 (16.15%) CentOS
6 18 (9.38%) Ubuntu
7 11 (5.73%) AIX
7 11 (5.73%) Solaris
8 8 (4.17%) SUSE
9 7 (3.65%) FreeBSD
10 4 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.52%) SELinux
11 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.52%) Debian
11 1 (0.52%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (58.33%) DevOps
2 54 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
4 51 (26.56%) Configuration Management
5 25 (13.02%) MVC
6 22 (11.46%) Software Engineering
7 21 (10.94%) OO
8 17 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (8.85%) Analytics
9 13 (6.77%) Load Balancing
9 13 (6.77%) TDD
10 12 (6.25%) Web Development
11 10 (5.21%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (4.69%) Information Assurance
12 9 (4.69%) Big Data Analytics
12 9 (4.69%) Software Architecture
12 9 (4.69%) Scrum
13 8 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (4.17%) ITIL
14 7 (3.65%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 97 (50.52%) Python
2 82 (42.71%) Perl
3 78 (40.63%) Ruby
4 75 (39.06%) PHP
5 63 (32.81%) JavaScript
6 55 (28.65%) Bash Shell
7 35 (18.23%) Java
8 33 (17.19%) PowerShell
9 31 (16.15%) C#
9 31 (16.15%) C++
10 14 (7.29%) SQL
11 13 (6.77%) C
12 8 (4.17%) Shell Script
13 6 (3.13%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.52%) AWK
14 1 (0.52%) Scala
14 1 (0.52%) Lua
14 1 (0.52%) PHP5
14 1 (0.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 24 (12.50%) Degree
2 5 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (2.60%) RHCE
3 3 (1.56%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.52%) OCPJWCD
5 1 (0.52%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.52%) MBCS
5 1 (0.52%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.52%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.29%) QA
System Software
1 16 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.21%) Varnish
3 6 (3.13%) NFS
3 6 (3.13%) VMware ESX
4 5 (2.60%) vSphere
4 5 (2.60%) KVM
5 4 (2.08%) VirtualBox
6 3 (1.56%) Squid
6 3 (1.56%) Postfix
6 3 (1.56%) Sendmail
7 2 (1.04%) Xen
8 1 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 175 (91.15%) Puppet
2 36 (18.75%) Nagios
3 30 (15.63%) Vagrant
4 20 (10.42%) Cacti
5 18 (9.38%) Ansible
5 18 (9.38%) Salt
6 13 (6.77%) ZABBIX
7 11 (5.73%) Ganglia
7 11 (5.73%) Zenoss
7 11 (5.73%) OpenView
8 9 (4.69%) logstash
9 7 (3.65%) collectd
9 7 (3.65%) StatsD
9 7 (3.65%) Capistrano
9 7 (3.65%) Munin
10 6 (3.13%) Netcool
10 6 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 6 (3.13%) Icinga
11 5 (2.60%) SCOrch
11 5 (2.60%) Graylog2
Vendors
1 50 (26.04%) Red Hat
2 25 (13.02%) Oracle
3 18 (9.38%) VMware
4 12 (6.25%) Rackspace
5 11 (5.73%) JBoss
6 10 (5.21%) Microsoft
7 8 (4.17%) Splunk
8 7 (3.65%) SaltStack
8 7 (3.65%) Sun
9 6 (3.13%) Cisco
9 6 (3.13%) BMC
9 6 (3.13%) Veritas
10 5 (2.60%) NetIQ
10 5 (2.60%) IBM
10 5 (2.60%) HP
10 5 (2.60%) Dell
10 5 (2.60%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.08%) New Relic
11 4 (2.08%) Zend
12 3 (1.56%) Juniper
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