The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 363 396 402
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +6
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 88 42 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.62% 2.78% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 64 33 38
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 £70,250 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Systems Management Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1567 1512 1207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.90% 6.83% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1208 1215 957
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 £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +5.59%
Opscode Chef
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +21 35 £57,500 +4.54% 5
Oxfordshire +17 23 £60,000 +4.34% 1
East Sussex -5 15 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Berkshire -9 5 £44,000 -12.00% 2
Kent - 5 £67,500 -
Hampshire +3 4 £55,000 +15.78%
West Sussex -6 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 188 (92.16%) Puppet
2 141 (69.12%) Linux
3 120 (58.82%) DevOps
4 102 (50.00%) Python
5 94 (46.08%) Perl
6 88 (43.14%) PHP
7 87 (42.65%) Ruby
8 83 (40.69%) Open Source
9 71 (34.80%) Jenkins
10 69 (33.82%) JavaScript
10 69 (33.82%) Web Services
11 68 (33.33%) MySQL
12 62 (30.39%) Continuous Integration
13 61 (29.90%) Amazon AWS
14 57 (27.94%) Configuration Management
15 56 (27.45%) Bash Shell
16 55 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
17 50 (24.51%) Red Hat
18 48 (23.53%) Git (software)
19 47 (23.04%) Apache
19 47 (23.04%) Amazon EC2
19 47 (23.04%) SaaS
19 47 (23.04%) Node.js
20 42 (20.59%) LAMP
21 41 (20.10%) Nagios
22 40 (19.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 39 (19.12%) Windows
24 36 (17.65%) CSS
24 36 (17.65%) .NET
24 36 (17.65%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 47 (23.04%) Apache
1 47 (23.04%) Node.js
2 24 (11.76%) nginx
3 19 (9.31%) Tomcat
3 19 (9.31%) Drupal
4 10 (4.90%) Eucalyptus
5 5 (2.45%) IIS
5 5 (2.45%) Confluence
6 3 (1.47%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.49%) lighttpd
Applications
1 8 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (29.90%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (23.04%) SaaS
2 47 (23.04%) Amazon EC2
3 25 (12.25%) PaaS
4 21 (10.29%) GitHub
5 17 (8.33%) IaaS
6 14 (6.86%) Route 53
7 12 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
8 9 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (3.43%) Amazon S3
10 6 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (2.94%) Rackspace Cloud
11 4 (1.96%) ElastiCache
12 2 (0.98%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.80%) Internet
2 19 (9.31%) DNS
3 16 (7.84%) TCP/IP
4 15 (7.35%) Firewall
5 11 (5.39%) HTTP
6 9 (4.41%) SNMP
7 8 (3.92%) DHCP
7 8 (3.92%) OSPF
7 8 (3.92%) BGP
8 6 (2.94%) VPN
9 5 (2.45%) LDAP
10 4 (1.96%) SAN
10 4 (1.96%) VLAN
10 4 (1.96%) Network Security
11 2 (0.98%) InfiniBand
11 2 (0.98%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.98%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.49%) VoIP
12 1 (0.49%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (0.49%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (33.33%) MySQL
2 31 (15.20%) SQL Server
3 19 (9.31%) MongoDB
3 19 (9.31%) NoSQL
4 18 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 18 (8.82%) Amazon RDS
5 17 (8.33%) Big Data
5 17 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 12 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (3.43%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.96%) Redis
10 3 (1.47%) SSDT
10 3 (1.47%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.98%) HBase
11 2 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 71 (34.80%) Jenkins
2 48 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.37%) Subversion
3 13 (6.37%) PhantomJS
4 11 (5.39%) Selenium
5 8 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (2.94%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.45%) JIRA
7 5 (2.45%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.45%) MSBuild
8 4 (1.96%) RSpec
8 4 (1.96%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.47%) Hudson
9 3 (1.47%) NuGet
10 2 (0.98%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.98%) Maven
10 2 (0.98%) JUnit
11 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.49%) NUnit
General
1 17 (8.33%) Finance
2 12 (5.88%) Marketing
3 8 (3.92%) Retail
4 7 (3.43%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.43%) Games
5 4 (1.96%) Banking
6 3 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.47%) Advertising
6 3 (1.47%) Electronics
7 2 (0.98%) Automotive
8 1 (0.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (24.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 48 (23.53%) Developer
3 36 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
4 34 (16.67%) Administrator
5 29 (14.22%) Linux Administrator
6 26 (12.75%) Linux Engineer
7 25 (12.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 25 (12.25%) Systems Engineer
8 23 (11.27%) Web Developer
9 21 (10.29%) Applications Developer
9 21 (10.29%) Software Engineer
9 21 (10.29%) Web Applications Developer
10 19 (9.31%) Senior Developer
11 15 (7.35%) DevOps Specialist
12 14 (6.86%) JavaScript Developer
13 13 (6.37%) Senior Software Engineer
14 12 (5.88%) .NET Developer
14 12 (5.88%) C# Developer
15 11 (5.39%) C# .NET Developer
16 10 (4.90%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (33.82%) Web Services
2 42 (20.59%) LAMP
3 36 (17.65%) HTML
3 36 (17.65%) .NET
3 36 (17.65%) CSS
4 23 (11.27%) jQuery
5 22 (10.78%) WCF
6 18 (8.82%) WPF
6 18 (8.82%) Silverlight
6 18 (8.82%) REST
7 16 (7.84%) HTML5
8 13 (6.37%) AngularJS
9 10 (4.90%) Sensu
10 8 (3.92%) YAML
11 7 (3.43%) CSS3
11 7 (3.43%) XML
12 6 (2.94%) STL
12 6 (2.94%) .NET Framework
12 6 (2.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 5 (2.45%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 83 (40.69%) Open Source
2 18 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.94%) Social Media
3 6 (2.94%) Digital Media
4 5 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.96%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.47%) DTV
7 2 (0.98%) Blog
8 1 (0.49%) PKI
8 1 (0.49%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.49%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 141 (69.12%) Linux
2 40 (19.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 39 (19.12%) Windows
4 36 (17.65%) CentOS
5 29 (14.22%) UNIX
6 18 (8.82%) Ubuntu
7 11 (5.39%) FreeBSD
8 10 (4.90%) AIX
8 10 (4.90%) Solaris
9 6 (2.94%) SUSE
10 4 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.98%) Debian
12 1 (0.49%) Fedora
12 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.49%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (58.82%) DevOps
2 62 (30.39%) Continuous Integration
3 57 (27.94%) Configuration Management
4 55 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (15.69%) MVC
6 28 (13.73%) OO
7 23 (11.27%) Software Engineering
8 18 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (7.84%) Analytics
10 14 (6.86%) TDD
11 12 (5.88%) Load Balancing
12 10 (4.90%) Web Development
12 10 (4.90%) Scrum
12 10 (4.90%) ITIL
13 9 (4.41%) Digital Marketing
13 9 (4.41%) Big Data Analytics
13 9 (4.41%) Software Architecture
14 8 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (3.43%) Product Management
15 7 (3.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 102 (50.00%) Python
2 94 (46.08%) Perl
3 88 (43.14%) PHP
4 87 (42.65%) Ruby
5 69 (33.82%) JavaScript
6 56 (27.45%) Bash Shell
7 33 (16.18%) PowerShell
7 33 (16.18%) Java
8 31 (15.20%) C#
9 29 (14.22%) C++
10 16 (7.84%) SQL
11 12 (5.88%) C
12 7 (3.43%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.94%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.49%) AWK
14 1 (0.49%) Scala
14 1 (0.49%) Lua
14 1 (0.49%) PHP5
14 1 (0.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 25 (12.25%) Degree
2 8 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (3.92%) RHCE
3 5 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.98%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.49%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.49%) OCPJWCD
6 1 (0.49%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.49%) MBCS
6 1 (0.49%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.35%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.98%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (7.84%) Varnish
2 8 (3.92%) KVM
3 7 (3.43%) Squid
4 6 (2.94%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.45%) NFS
5 5 (2.45%) vSphere
5 5 (2.45%) VirtualBox
6 3 (1.47%) Postfix
6 3 (1.47%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.98%) Xen
8 1 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 188 (92.16%) Puppet
2 41 (20.10%) Nagios
3 32 (15.69%) Vagrant
4 25 (12.25%) Cacti
5 17 (8.33%) Ansible
5 17 (8.33%) Salt
6 14 (6.86%) Ganglia
6 14 (6.86%) OpenView
7 13 (6.37%) ZABBIX
8 10 (4.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 9 (4.41%) Zenoss
10 8 (3.92%) Munin
10 8 (3.92%) logstash
11 7 (3.43%) Capistrano
12 6 (2.94%) HAProxy
12 6 (2.94%) Netcool
12 6 (2.94%) collectd
12 6 (2.94%) StatsD
13 5 (2.45%) SCOrch
14 4 (1.96%) Control-M
Vendors
1 50 (24.51%) Red Hat
2 22 (10.78%) Oracle
3 20 (9.80%) VMware
4 14 (6.86%) Rackspace
5 12 (5.88%) Splunk
5 12 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 10 (4.90%) JBoss
6 10 (4.90%) BMC
7 9 (4.41%) Cisco
7 9 (4.41%) Sun
8 6 (2.94%) HP
8 6 (2.94%) SaltStack
9 5 (2.45%) SolarWinds
9 5 (2.45%) SAP
9 5 (2.45%) Veritas
9 5 (2.45%) NetIQ
10 4 (1.96%) Zend
10 4 (1.96%) Juniper
10 4 (1.96%) IBM
10 4 (1.96%) Dell
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