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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 349 371 397
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +26
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 93 70 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.33% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.34% 4.79% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 56 64 38
Average salary £59,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £61,400 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +10.42%
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
1743 1461 1306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.98% 6.79% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1330 1211 1064
Average salary £45,000 £44,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% +4.11%
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 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 20 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 +28 47 £53,750 +25.73% 3
Oxfordshire +17 13 £90,000 +125.00%
Berkshire -7 9 £55,000 - 2
East Sussex -5 7 £45,000 +20.00%
Kent +8 6 £65,000 +188.88%
Hampshire -7 6 £56,250 +25.00%
M4 Corridor - 4 £75,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 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.

1 160 (89.89%) Puppet
2 127 (71.35%) Linux
3 104 (58.43%) DevOps
4 83 (46.63%) Python
5 77 (43.26%) Perl
6 75 (42.13%) PHP
7 66 (37.08%) Bash Shell
8 63 (35.39%) Agile Software Development
8 63 (35.39%) Ruby
9 61 (34.27%) Red Hat
10 60 (33.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 57 (32.02%) JavaScript
11 57 (32.02%) MySQL
12 53 (29.78%) Jenkins
13 48 (26.97%) Open Source
14 46 (25.84%) Web Services
15 45 (25.28%) Configuration Management
16 44 (24.72%) UNIX
17 43 (24.16%) Amazon AWS
18 42 (23.60%) DNS
19 41 (23.03%) Continuous Integration
20 38 (21.35%) Apache
21 36 (20.22%) Internet
21 36 (20.22%) Node.js
22 34 (19.10%) Git (software)
23 32 (17.98%) CentOS
24 30 (16.85%) Java
25 26 (14.61%) Windows
25 26 (14.61%) LAMP
26 25 (14.04%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 38 (21.35%) Apache
2 36 (20.22%) Node.js
3 19 (10.67%) nginx
4 14 (7.87%) Tomcat
5 10 (5.62%) JBoss
6 5 (2.81%) OpenStack
6 5 (2.81%) Confluence
7 2 (1.12%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.12%) Drupal
8 1 (0.56%) IIS
8 1 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (24.16%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (14.04%) SaaS
3 24 (13.48%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (11.24%) GitHub
5 13 (7.30%) IaaS
6 12 (6.74%) PaaS
7 11 (6.18%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (3.37%) Rackspace Cloud
9 5 (2.81%) ElastiCache
9 5 (2.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 5 (2.81%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (23.60%) DNS
2 36 (20.22%) Internet
3 24 (13.48%) HTTP
4 21 (11.80%) DHCP
5 16 (8.99%) LDAP
6 14 (7.87%) Firewall
7 13 (7.30%) TCP/IP
8 11 (6.18%) SAN
9 9 (5.06%) VPN
9 9 (5.06%) SNMP
10 6 (3.37%) VLAN
10 6 (3.37%) OSPF
10 6 (3.37%) BGP
11 4 (2.25%) EIGRP
11 4 (2.25%) LAN
11 4 (2.25%) WAN
12 2 (1.12%) InfiniBand
12 2 (1.12%) VoIP
12 2 (1.12%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.56%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (32.02%) MySQL
2 17 (9.55%) NoSQL
2 17 (9.55%) Relational Database
3 16 (8.99%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.62%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.93%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.37%) Redis
7 5 (2.81%) Big Data
7 5 (2.81%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.12%) HBase
8 2 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 53 (29.78%) Jenkins
2 34 (19.10%) Git (software)
3 22 (12.36%) Selenium
4 16 (8.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (5.06%) JIRA
5 9 (5.06%) PhantomJS
5 9 (5.06%) CasperJS
6 7 (3.93%) Subversion
7 6 (3.37%) TeamCity
7 6 (3.37%) RSpec
8 5 (2.81%) SpecFlow
8 5 (2.81%) ReSharper
8 5 (2.81%) NUnit
9 4 (2.25%) Jasmine
9 4 (2.25%) PHPUnit
10 3 (1.69%) JUnit
11 2 (1.12%) Maven
11 2 (1.12%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.12%) Hudson
12 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (10.67%) Finance
2 15 (8.43%) Banking
3 14 (7.87%) Marketing
4 8 (4.49%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.93%) Retail
6 5 (2.81%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.25%) Advertising
8 3 (1.69%) Legal
8 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.69%) Electronics
9 1 (0.56%) Automotive
9 1 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 56 (31.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 39 (21.91%) Systems Administrator
3 34 (19.10%) Developer
3 34 (19.10%) Administrator
4 32 (17.98%) Linux Administrator
5 21 (11.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 20 (11.24%) Linux Engineer
7 19 (10.67%) Systems Engineer
7 19 (10.67%) DevOps Specialist
8 11 (6.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 11 (6.18%) Software Engineer
8 11 (6.18%) Senior Developer
9 10 (5.62%) Consultant
9 10 (5.62%) C# Developer
10 8 (4.49%) Web Developer
10 8 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (3.93%) Technical Consultant
11 7 (3.93%) UNIX Consultant
12 6 (3.37%) Linux Support
12 6 (3.37%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (25.84%) Web Services
2 26 (14.61%) LAMP
3 25 (14.04%) HTML
3 25 (14.04%) CSS
4 18 (10.11%) .NET
5 15 (8.43%) jQuery
6 14 (7.87%) REST
7 13 (7.30%) HTML5
7 13 (7.30%) AngularJS
8 9 (5.06%) CSS3
8 9 (5.06%) STL
8 9 (5.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 8 (4.49%) YAML
9 8 (4.49%) WCF
10 7 (3.93%) WPF
10 7 (3.93%) Silverlight
10 7 (3.93%) WebKit
11 6 (3.37%) Symfony
11 6 (3.37%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (3.37%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 48 (26.97%) Open Source
2 6 (3.37%) HACMP
2 6 (3.37%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.37%) Clustering
2 6 (3.37%) Social Media
2 6 (3.37%) Mobile App
2 6 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.81%) Blog
4 4 (2.25%) Xbox
4 4 (2.25%) User Experience
4 4 (2.25%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (2.25%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.25%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.69%) DTV
5 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.12%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 127 (71.35%) Linux
2 60 (33.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 44 (24.72%) UNIX
4 32 (17.98%) CentOS
5 26 (14.61%) Windows
6 19 (10.67%) Ubuntu
7 16 (8.99%) Solaris
8 15 (8.43%) AIX
9 10 (5.62%) SUSE
10 5 (2.81%) FreeBSD
11 2 (1.12%) SELinux
12 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.56%) Debian
12 1 (0.56%) OpenBSD
12 1 (0.56%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (58.43%) DevOps
2 63 (35.39%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (25.28%) Configuration Management
4 41 (23.03%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (12.36%) Mentoring
6 19 (10.67%) OO
7 18 (10.11%) MVC
8 17 (9.55%) Information Assurance
9 15 (8.43%) Web Development
10 13 (7.30%) TDD
10 13 (7.30%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (6.74%) BDD
11 12 (6.74%) Analytics
12 11 (6.18%) Software Architecture
12 11 (6.18%) ITIL
12 11 (6.18%) SOA
12 11 (6.18%) Software Engineering
12 11 (6.18%) Load Balancing
13 10 (5.62%) Digital Marketing
14 9 (5.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 83 (46.63%) Python
2 77 (43.26%) Perl
3 75 (42.13%) PHP
4 66 (37.08%) Bash Shell
5 63 (35.39%) Ruby
6 57 (32.02%) JavaScript
7 30 (16.85%) Java
8 24 (13.48%) C++
9 18 (10.11%) C#
9 18 (10.11%) PowerShell
10 14 (7.87%) C
11 13 (7.30%) Shell Script
12 10 (5.62%) SQL
13 2 (1.12%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.56%) Scala
14 1 (0.56%) R
14 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.56%) AWK
14 1 (0.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (3.93%) Degree
2 6 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.25%) CCNP
3 4 (2.25%) CCNA
4 2 (1.12%) RHCE
4 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.56%) OCPJWCD
5 1 (0.56%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.56%) MBCS
5 1 (0.56%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.56%) CISSP
5 1 (0.56%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.93%) QA
System Software
1 21 (11.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.74%) NFS
3 8 (4.49%) KVM
4 6 (3.37%) VMware ESX
4 6 (3.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (3.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (2.81%) Postfix
6 4 (2.25%) Samba
6 4 (2.25%) XenServer
7 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
7 2 (1.12%) vSphere
8 1 (0.56%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.56%) Docker
8 1 (0.56%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 160 (89.89%) Puppet
2 23 (12.92%) Nagios
3 20 (11.24%) Vagrant
4 17 (9.55%) Ansible
5 13 (7.30%) Salt
6 11 (6.18%) OpenView
6 11 (6.18%) NetBackup
6 11 (6.18%) Control-M
7 9 (5.06%) Cacti
8 8 (4.49%) Zenoss
8 8 (4.49%) logstash
9 7 (3.93%) ZABBIX
9 7 (3.93%) Capistrano
10 5 (2.81%) Ganglia
10 5 (2.81%) Munin
10 5 (2.81%) collectd
10 5 (2.81%) StatsD
10 5 (2.81%) Graylog2
11 4 (2.25%) Icinga
11 4 (2.25%) Netcool
Vendors
1 61 (34.27%) Red Hat
2 25 (14.04%) Oracle
3 23 (12.92%) VMware
4 12 (6.74%) Veritas
4 12 (6.74%) Sun
5 11 (6.18%) HP
5 11 (6.18%) Dell
5 11 (6.18%) IBM
6 9 (5.06%) Citrix
6 9 (5.06%) Rackspace
7 8 (4.49%) Cisco
8 7 (3.93%) Microsoft
9 6 (3.37%) Zend
10 5 (2.81%) Percona
10 5 (2.81%) SaltStack
11 4 (2.25%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.25%) Splunk
12 3 (1.69%) NetIQ
12 3 (1.69%) SAP
12 3 (1.69%) ServiceNow
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