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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 365 367 397
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +30
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 84 72 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.33% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.76% 5.01% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 49 66 38
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £62,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,625
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.10%
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
1766 1436 1288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 8.09% 6.63% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1354 1194 1054
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £28,000
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +18 41 £55,000 +20.21% 3
Oxfordshire +16 11 £90,000 +125.00%
Berkshire -18 10 £55,000 - 2
East Sussex -8 6 £42,500 +13.33%
Hampshire -14 6 £56,250 +25.00%
Kent +5 5 £62,500 +177.77% 2
M4 Corridor - 4 £75,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Home Counties - 1 - -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 155 (89.60%) Puppet
2 124 (71.68%) Linux
3 103 (59.54%) DevOps
4 81 (46.82%) Python
5 75 (43.35%) Perl
6 73 (42.20%) PHP
7 65 (37.57%) Bash Shell
8 61 (35.26%) Ruby
9 60 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
10 59 (34.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 59 (34.10%) Red Hat
11 55 (31.79%) MySQL
12 54 (31.21%) JavaScript
13 50 (28.90%) Jenkins
14 45 (26.01%) Open Source
15 44 (25.43%) Web Services
16 43 (24.86%) Configuration Management
17 42 (24.28%) UNIX
17 42 (24.28%) DNS
17 42 (24.28%) Amazon AWS
18 40 (23.12%) Continuous Integration
19 37 (21.39%) Apache
20 35 (20.23%) Node.js
21 34 (19.65%) Internet
21 34 (19.65%) Git (software)
22 30 (17.34%) Java
22 30 (17.34%) CentOS
23 26 (15.03%) Windows
24 25 (14.45%) Oracle
24 25 (14.45%) LAMP

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 37 (21.39%) Apache
2 35 (20.23%) Node.js
3 18 (10.40%) nginx
4 14 (8.09%) Tomcat
5 10 (5.78%) JBoss
6 5 (2.89%) OpenStack
6 5 (2.89%) Confluence
7 2 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.16%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.16%) Drupal
8 1 (0.58%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (24.28%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (13.87%) SaaS
2 24 (13.87%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (10.98%) GitHub
4 13 (7.51%) IaaS
5 11 (6.36%) PaaS
5 11 (6.36%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (3.47%) Rackspace Cloud
7 5 (2.89%) ElastiCache
7 5 (2.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (2.89%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (24.28%) DNS
2 34 (19.65%) Internet
3 24 (13.87%) HTTP
4 21 (12.14%) DHCP
5 16 (9.25%) LDAP
6 14 (8.09%) Firewall
7 12 (6.94%) TCP/IP
8 11 (6.36%) SAN
9 9 (5.20%) VPN
9 9 (5.20%) SNMP
10 6 (3.47%) VLAN
11 5 (2.89%) OSPF
11 5 (2.89%) BGP
12 4 (2.31%) EIGRP
12 4 (2.31%) LAN
12 4 (2.31%) WAN
13 2 (1.16%) InfiniBand
13 2 (1.16%) VoIP
13 2 (1.16%) Ethernet
14 1 (0.58%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (31.79%) MySQL
2 16 (9.25%) NoSQL
3 15 (8.67%) Relational Database
3 15 (8.67%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.62%) SQL Server
5 7 (4.05%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.47%) Redis
6 6 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.89%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (2.31%) Big Data
9 2 (1.16%) HBase
9 2 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 50 (28.90%) Jenkins
2 34 (19.65%) Git (software)
3 20 (11.56%) Selenium
4 16 (9.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (5.20%) JIRA
6 8 (4.62%) PhantomJS
6 8 (4.62%) CasperJS
7 7 (4.05%) Subversion
8 6 (3.47%) TeamCity
8 6 (3.47%) RSpec
9 5 (2.89%) SpecFlow
9 5 (2.89%) ReSharper
9 5 (2.89%) NUnit
10 4 (2.31%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.73%) PHPUnit
11 3 (1.73%) JUnit
12 2 (1.16%) Maven
12 2 (1.16%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.16%) Hudson
13 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (10.98%) Finance
2 15 (8.67%) Banking
3 14 (8.09%) Marketing
4 8 (4.62%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.05%) Retail
6 5 (2.89%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.31%) Advertising
8 3 (1.73%) Legal
8 3 (1.73%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.73%) Electronics
9 1 (0.58%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 57 (32.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (21.97%) Systems Administrator
3 33 (19.08%) Administrator
4 32 (18.50%) Developer
5 31 (17.92%) Linux Administrator
6 20 (11.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 19 (10.98%) Linux Engineer
7 19 (10.98%) DevOps Specialist
8 18 (10.40%) Systems Engineer
9 12 (6.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 10 (5.78%) Consultant
11 9 (5.20%) Software Engineer
11 9 (5.20%) Senior Developer
11 9 (5.20%) C# Developer
12 7 (4.05%) Technical Consultant
12 7 (4.05%) Web Developer
12 7 (4.05%) UNIX Consultant
12 7 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
13 6 (3.47%) Linux Support
14 5 (2.89%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (25.43%) Web Services
2 25 (14.45%) LAMP
3 23 (13.29%) HTML
3 23 (13.29%) CSS
4 17 (9.83%) .NET
5 14 (8.09%) jQuery
5 14 (8.09%) REST
6 13 (7.51%) AngularJS
7 12 (6.94%) HTML5
8 8 (4.62%) CSS3
8 8 (4.62%) STL
8 8 (4.62%) YAML
8 8 (4.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 7 (4.05%) WCF
10 6 (3.47%) WPF
10 6 (3.47%) Silverlight
10 6 (3.47%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (3.47%) .NET Framework
10 6 (3.47%) WebKit
11 5 (2.89%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (26.01%) Open Source
2 7 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.47%) Clustering
3 6 (3.47%) HACMP
3 6 (3.47%) Social Media
3 6 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.89%) Blog
4 5 (2.89%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.31%) Xbox
5 4 (2.31%) User Experience
5 4 (2.31%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (2.31%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.73%) DTV
6 3 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.16%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 124 (71.68%) Linux
2 59 (34.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 42 (24.28%) UNIX
4 30 (17.34%) CentOS
5 26 (15.03%) Windows
6 20 (11.56%) Ubuntu
7 16 (9.25%) Solaris
8 15 (8.67%) AIX
9 10 (5.78%) SUSE
10 5 (2.89%) FreeBSD
11 2 (1.16%) SELinux
12 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.58%) Debian
12 1 (0.58%) OpenBSD
12 1 (0.58%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (59.54%) DevOps
2 60 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (24.86%) Configuration Management
4 40 (23.12%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (12.72%) Mentoring
6 17 (9.83%) Information Assurance
6 17 (9.83%) MVC
6 17 (9.83%) OO
7 15 (8.67%) Web Development
8 13 (7.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (6.94%) TDD
9 12 (6.94%) Analytics
10 11 (6.36%) BDD
10 11 (6.36%) Load Balancing
10 11 (6.36%) ITIL
10 11 (6.36%) SOA
11 10 (5.78%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (5.20%) Software Engineering
12 9 (5.20%) Scrum
12 9 (5.20%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 81 (46.82%) Python
2 75 (43.35%) Perl
3 73 (42.20%) PHP
4 65 (37.57%) Bash Shell
5 61 (35.26%) Ruby
6 54 (31.21%) JavaScript
7 30 (17.34%) Java
8 23 (13.29%) C++
9 17 (9.83%) C#
9 17 (9.83%) PowerShell
10 14 (8.09%) C
11 13 (7.51%) Shell Script
12 10 (5.78%) SQL
13 2 (1.16%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.58%) Scala
14 1 (0.58%) R
14 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.58%) AWK
14 1 (0.58%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (4.05%) Degree
2 5 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.31%) CCNP
3 4 (2.31%) CCNA
4 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.58%) OCPJWCD
5 1 (0.58%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.58%) MBCS
5 1 (0.58%) CISSP
5 1 (0.58%) RHCE
5 1 (0.58%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.58%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.47%) QA
System Software
1 21 (12.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.94%) NFS
3 8 (4.62%) KVM
4 6 (3.47%) VMware ESX
4 6 (3.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (3.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (2.89%) Postfix
6 4 (2.31%) Samba
6 4 (2.31%) XenServer
7 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.58%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.58%) vSphere
8 1 (0.58%) Docker
8 1 (0.58%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 155 (89.60%) Puppet
2 23 (13.29%) Nagios
3 20 (11.56%) Vagrant
4 17 (9.83%) Ansible
5 13 (7.51%) Salt
6 11 (6.36%) OpenView
6 11 (6.36%) NetBackup
6 11 (6.36%) Control-M
7 9 (5.20%) Cacti
8 8 (4.62%) Zenoss
8 8 (4.62%) logstash
9 7 (4.05%) ZABBIX
9 7 (4.05%) Capistrano
10 5 (2.89%) Ganglia
10 5 (2.89%) Munin
10 5 (2.89%) collectd
10 5 (2.89%) StatsD
10 5 (2.89%) Graylog2
11 4 (2.31%) Icinga
11 4 (2.31%) Netcool
Vendors
1 59 (34.10%) Red Hat
2 25 (14.45%) Oracle
3 22 (12.72%) VMware
4 12 (6.94%) Veritas
4 12 (6.94%) Sun
5 11 (6.36%) HP
5 11 (6.36%) Dell
5 11 (6.36%) IBM
6 9 (5.20%) Citrix
6 9 (5.20%) Rackspace
7 7 (4.05%) Cisco
8 6 (3.47%) Microsoft
9 5 (2.89%) Zend
9 5 (2.89%) Percona
9 5 (2.89%) SaltStack
10 4 (2.31%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.31%) Splunk
11 3 (1.73%) NetIQ
11 3 (1.73%) SAP
11 3 (1.73%) ServiceNow
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