The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 179 207 213
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +6
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 68 27 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.16% 0.44% 0.038%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.30% 8.85% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 50 27 0
Average salary £67,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +6.74%
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 West region.

Systems Management Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
393 305 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.72% 4.97% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 306 230 162
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the South West region.

Opscode Chef Salary Trend in the South West

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Opscode Chef Salary Histogram in the South West

Opscode Chef
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
Bristol +28 51 £67,500 +64.63% 5
Gloucestershire - 8 £55,000 - 1
Somerset - 4 £36,750 - 3
Dorset -7 3 £42,500 -19.04%
Devon - 1 £37,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £47,500 - 3
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 126 (87.50%) Linux
2 124 (86.11%) Puppet
3 101 (70.14%) DevOps
4 78 (54.17%) Python
4 78 (54.17%) Perl
5 72 (50.00%) Apache
6 70 (48.61%) Configuration Management
7 68 (47.22%) Bash Shell
8 66 (45.83%) Ruby
9 64 (44.44%) Jenkins
10 60 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
11 59 (40.97%) Git (software)
12 56 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
12 56 (38.89%) Java
13 55 (38.19%) MySQL
14 47 (32.64%) UNIX
15 46 (31.94%) VMware
15 46 (31.94%) VMware Infrastructure
16 45 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
17 44 (30.56%) Ansible
18 43 (29.86%) nginx
19 40 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 39 (27.08%) Hudson
20 39 (27.08%) PHP
21 37 (25.69%) Vagrant
22 36 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
22 36 (25.00%) LAMP
23 33 (22.92%) Red Hat
24 32 (22.22%) Salt
25 31 (21.53%) SaaS

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 72 (50.00%) Apache
2 43 (29.86%) nginx
3 29 (20.14%) Tomcat
4 19 (13.19%) OpenStack
5 8 (5.56%) Confluence
6 7 (4.86%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (4.17%) IIS
7 6 (4.17%) MediaWiki
8 2 (1.39%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.69%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (7.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (21.53%) SaaS
3 19 (13.19%) PaaS
3 19 (13.19%) IaaS
4 5 (3.47%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.69%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.69%) Route 53
6 1 (0.69%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 31 (21.53%) LAN
1 31 (21.53%) WAN
2 24 (16.67%) Firewall
3 9 (6.25%) Internet
4 8 (5.56%) OSPF
4 8 (5.56%) BGP
4 8 (5.56%) VPN
5 6 (4.17%) IPv6
5 6 (4.17%) EIGRP
5 6 (4.17%) IPsec
5 6 (4.17%) Network Security
5 6 (4.17%) LDAP
6 2 (1.39%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.39%) NAS
6 2 (1.39%) VLAN
6 2 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.39%) SAN
7 1 (0.69%) DNS
7 1 (0.69%) DHCP
7 1 (0.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (38.19%) MySQL
2 21 (14.58%) Hadoop
3 20 (13.89%) Big Data
3 20 (13.89%) Relational Database
4 18 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
5 15 (10.42%) NoSQL
6 12 (8.33%) HBase
7 8 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.08%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.08%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.08%) Redis
9 2 (1.39%) Voldemort
9 2 (1.39%) Hazelcast
9 2 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.39%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.69%) Riak
Development Applications
1 64 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 59 (40.97%) Git (software)
3 39 (27.08%) Hudson
4 26 (18.06%) Maven
5 20 (13.89%) Subversion
6 18 (12.50%) Ant
7 11 (7.64%) TeamCity
8 9 (6.25%) Selenium
8 9 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (6.25%) Gradle
9 8 (5.56%) Artifactory
9 8 (5.56%) JIRA
10 3 (2.08%) JUnit
10 3 (2.08%) JBehave
10 3 (2.08%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.39%) PHPUnit
11 2 (1.39%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.69%) Phing
12 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.69%) ClearCase
General
1 23 (15.97%) Telecoms
2 15 (10.42%) Finance
2 15 (10.42%) Marketing
3 11 (7.64%) Electronics
3 11 (7.64%) Law
3 11 (7.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.69%) Advertising
4 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (45.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 44 (30.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 35 (24.31%) Linux Engineer
4 21 (14.58%) Developer
5 18 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
6 16 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 15 (10.42%) Systems Administrator
7 15 (10.42%) Administrator
8 14 (9.72%) Linux Administrator
9 13 (9.03%) Java Developer
10 12 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 11 (7.64%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (7.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 10 (6.94%) Senior Developer
12 10 (6.94%) Senior Java Developer
13 8 (5.56%) Principal Engineer
14 7 (4.86%) Operations Engineer
14 7 (4.86%) Principal Software Engineer
14 7 (4.86%) Senior Linux Engineer
15 5 (3.47%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (25.00%) LAMP
2 25 (17.36%) MCollective
3 22 (15.28%) Web Services
4 21 (14.58%) Middleware
5 20 (13.89%) Oracle Fusion
6 18 (12.50%) WebCenter
7 13 (9.03%) Spring
8 11 (7.64%) .NET
9 9 (6.25%) HTML
9 9 (6.25%) CSS
10 8 (5.56%) REST
11 7 (4.86%) Laravel
12 6 (4.17%) CSS3
12 6 (4.17%) RESTful
13 5 (3.47%) HTML5
14 4 (2.78%) JSON
15 3 (2.08%) Smarty
15 3 (2.08%) jQuery
15 3 (2.08%) Gherkin
16 2 (1.39%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.44%) Data Centre
2 19 (13.19%) Computer Science
3 18 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (7.64%) DTV
4 11 (7.64%) Management Information System
5 10 (6.94%) Digital Media
6 8 (5.56%) Wiki
7 3 (2.08%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.39%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.39%) New Media
8 2 (1.39%) Clustering
9 1 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 126 (87.50%) Linux
2 47 (32.64%) UNIX
3 40 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (15.97%) Ubuntu
5 17 (11.81%) CentOS
6 16 (11.11%) Windows
7 13 (9.03%) Debian
8 9 (6.25%) Amazon Linux
9 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.08%) Fedora
11 2 (1.39%) HPUX
11 2 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (70.14%) DevOps
2 70 (48.61%) Configuration Management
3 60 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (20.14%) Mentoring
7 26 (18.06%) Build Automation
8 24 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
9 20 (13.89%) Open Source
10 19 (13.19%) Service Delivery
10 19 (13.19%) SOA
10 19 (13.19%) Software Engineering
11 18 (12.50%) Identity Management
11 18 (12.50%) E-Commerce
11 18 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
11 18 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (8.33%) Kanban
12 12 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
13 11 (7.64%) Programme Management
13 11 (7.64%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 78 (54.17%) Perl
1 78 (54.17%) Python
2 68 (47.22%) Bash Shell
3 66 (45.83%) Ruby
4 56 (38.89%) Java
5 39 (27.08%) PHP
6 19 (13.19%) Jython
7 15 (10.42%) SQL
8 8 (5.56%) Shell Script
9 7 (4.86%) JavaScript
9 7 (4.86%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.47%) C#
11 4 (2.78%) C++
12 3 (2.08%) PHP5
13 2 (1.39%) Groovy
13 2 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (17.36%) CCNA
1 25 (17.36%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (9.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (31.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (12.50%) VirtualBox
2 18 (12.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 16 (11.11%) KVM
3 16 (11.11%) Xen
4 15 (10.42%) Docker
5 12 (8.33%) Samba
6 8 (5.56%) Postfix
7 7 (4.86%) LXC
7 7 (4.86%) XenServer
8 6 (4.17%) iptables
8 6 (4.17%) Active Directory
9 3 (2.08%) Hyper-V
10 2 (1.39%) Sendmail
10 2 (1.39%) NFS
10 2 (1.39%) Varnish
11 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 124 (86.11%) Puppet
2 44 (30.56%) Ansible
3 37 (25.69%) Vagrant
4 32 (22.22%) Salt
5 30 (20.83%) Nagios
6 18 (12.50%) Oracle Identity Management
7 10 (6.94%) ZABBIX
7 10 (6.94%) Zenoss
8 9 (6.25%) Graphite
9 7 (4.86%) Kibana
10 4 (2.78%) Capistrano
11 3 (2.08%) Cobbler
12 2 (1.39%) Icinga
12 2 (1.39%) Cacti
12 2 (1.39%) SmokePing
13 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 1 (0.69%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 46 (31.94%) VMware
2 33 (22.92%) Red Hat
3 31 (21.53%) Oracle
4 11 (7.64%) SAP
5 7 (4.86%) Citrix
6 6 (4.17%) Rackspace
7 3 (2.08%) HP
8 2 (1.39%) Cisco
8 2 (1.39%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.39%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.69%) Talend
9 1 (0.69%) New Relic
9 1 (0.69%) Google
9 1 (0.69%) Zend
9 1 (0.69%) Cognizant
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