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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 187 189 235
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +46
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 50 35 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.83% 0.65% 0.018%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.01% 12.73% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 39 32 1
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
294 275 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.87% 5.11% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 247 227 279
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +14 31 £62,500 +78.57% 6
Gloucestershire -15 7 £42,500 -2.85% 1
Dorset - 6 £42,500 -
Devon - 4 - -
Somerset +6 2 £28,000 -20.00%
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 73 (100.00%) Linux
2 63 (86.30%) Puppet
3 60 (82.19%) MySQL
4 51 (69.86%) PHP
5 44 (60.27%) Bash Shell
6 39 (53.42%) Red Hat
7 38 (52.05%) Perl
8 37 (50.68%) Python
9 36 (49.32%) PostgreSQL
10 34 (46.58%) Windows
11 33 (45.21%) Ruby
11 33 (45.21%) CentOS
11 33 (45.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 32 (43.84%) DevOps
13 31 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (39.73%) Apache
15 24 (32.88%) nginx
15 24 (32.88%) Java
15 24 (32.88%) Configuration Management
16 23 (31.51%) Firewall
17 22 (30.14%) Nagios
18 21 (28.77%) NoSQL
19 20 (27.40%) Git (software)
19 20 (27.40%) Subversion
19 20 (27.40%) Ubuntu
20 19 (26.03%) Zenoss
20 19 (26.03%) Relational Database
21 18 (24.66%) Vagrant
22 17 (23.29%) Open Source
22 17 (23.29%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 29 (39.73%) Apache
2 24 (32.88%) nginx
3 8 (10.96%) Drupal
3 8 (10.96%) WordPress
3 8 (10.96%) Node.js
3 8 (10.96%) Apache Solr
4 7 (9.59%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (9.59%) IIS
5 6 (8.22%) MediaWiki
5 6 (8.22%) Confluence
6 4 (5.48%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.37%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.70%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.96%) PaaS
3 7 (9.59%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (6.85%) SaaS
4 5 (6.85%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (5.48%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.37%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.51%) Firewall
2 13 (17.81%) LDAP
2 13 (17.81%) HTTP
3 12 (16.44%) LAN
3 12 (16.44%) WAN
4 8 (10.96%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (10.96%) Wireshark
4 8 (10.96%) tcpdump
5 7 (9.59%) Ethernet
5 7 (9.59%) Kerberos
5 7 (9.59%) SNMP
5 7 (9.59%) TCP/IP
5 7 (9.59%) VPN
5 7 (9.59%) DNS
5 7 (9.59%) SMTP
6 6 (8.22%) IPsec
6 6 (8.22%) Network Security
6 6 (8.22%) DHCP
6 6 (8.22%) EIGRP
6 6 (8.22%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (82.19%) MySQL
2 36 (49.32%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (28.77%) NoSQL
4 19 (26.03%) Relational Database
5 15 (20.55%) MariaDB
5 15 (20.55%) MongoDB
5 15 (20.55%) Hadoop
6 9 (12.33%) Redis
7 8 (10.96%) Neo4j
7 8 (10.96%) CouchDB
7 8 (10.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (5.48%) Hazelcast
8 4 (5.48%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.37%) HBase
9 1 (1.37%) Riak
9 1 (1.37%) Big Data
9 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (27.40%) Git (software)
1 20 (27.40%) Subversion
2 16 (21.92%) Jenkins
3 14 (19.18%) Hudson
4 7 (9.59%) Mercurial
5 6 (8.22%) JIRA
6 3 (4.11%) Ant
7 2 (2.74%) Maven
8 1 (1.37%) Grunt
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (2.74%) Marketing
1 2 (2.74%) Electronics
1 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
1 2 (2.74%) Finance
1 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (38.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (28.77%) Developer
3 17 (23.29%) Administrator
4 13 (17.81%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (13.70%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (12.33%) Java Developer
6 9 (12.33%) IT Administrator
7 8 (10.96%) Server Administrator
8 7 (9.59%) Software Engineer
8 7 (9.59%) Support Engineer
9 6 (8.22%) PHP Developer
9 6 (8.22%) Lead Systems Engineer
9 6 (8.22%) Software Developer
10 5 (6.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 4 (5.48%) Server Support
11 4 (5.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 3 (4.11%) Operations Engineer
13 2 (2.74%) Linux Engineer
13 2 (2.74%) Senior Linux Administrator
13 2 (2.74%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.92%) RabbitMQ
2 13 (17.81%) REST
3 10 (13.70%) ActiveMQ
4 9 (12.33%) Backbone.js
4 9 (12.33%) HTML
4 9 (12.33%) CSS
4 9 (12.33%) Spring
5 8 (10.96%) Hibernate
5 8 (10.96%) JPA
5 8 (10.96%) Ember.js
6 7 (9.59%) LAMP
7 6 (8.22%) Web Services
7 6 (8.22%) RESTful
7 6 (8.22%) Smarty
8 5 (6.85%) .NET
9 1 (1.37%) CSS3
9 1 (1.37%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.37%) Sass
9 1 (1.37%) HTML5
9 1 (1.37%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.29%) Open Source
2 7 (9.59%) Derivative
3 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.22%) Wiki
4 4 (5.48%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.48%) Statistics
5 2 (2.74%) DTV
6 1 (1.37%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (46.58%) Windows
3 33 (45.21%) CentOS
3 33 (45.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (27.40%) Ubuntu
5 15 (20.55%) Debian
6 10 (13.70%) Fedora
6 10 (13.70%) UNIX
7 8 (10.96%) Mac OS X
7 8 (10.96%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (10.96%) Apple iOS
7 8 (10.96%) Android
8 7 (9.59%) Solaris
9 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.37%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.84%) DevOps
2 31 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (32.88%) Configuration Management
4 17 (23.29%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (19.18%) OO
5 14 (19.18%) OO PHP
6 9 (12.33%) SOA
7 8 (10.96%) TDD
8 7 (9.59%) Mentoring
8 7 (9.59%) Software Deployment
8 7 (9.59%) ITIL
8 7 (9.59%) E-Commerce
8 7 (9.59%) Time Management
8 7 (9.59%) Unit Testing
8 7 (9.59%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.22%) Data Modelling
9 6 (8.22%) Change Management
9 6 (8.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (8.22%) Build Automation
9 6 (8.22%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 51 (69.86%) PHP
2 44 (60.27%) Bash Shell
3 38 (52.05%) Perl
4 37 (50.68%) Python
5 33 (45.21%) Ruby
6 24 (32.88%) Java
7 10 (13.70%) JavaScript
8 8 (10.96%) Objective-C
8 8 (10.96%) Lua
8 8 (10.96%) C++
8 8 (10.96%) Shell Script
9 7 (9.59%) Bourne shell
9 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
10 6 (8.22%) SQL
11 4 (5.48%) PHP5
11 4 (5.48%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) RHCSA
2 6 (8.22%) Degree
2 6 (8.22%) CCNA
2 6 (8.22%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) QA
System Software
1 16 (21.92%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.59%) Varnish
3 7 (9.59%) qmail
3 7 (9.59%) Samba
4 6 (8.22%) Postfix
4 6 (8.22%) XenServer
5 5 (6.85%) Docker
6 1 (1.37%) KVM
6 1 (1.37%) Gluster
6 1 (1.37%) RHEV
6 1 (1.37%) oVirt
6 1 (1.37%) NFS
6 1 (1.37%) Squid
6 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 63 (86.30%) Puppet
2 22 (30.14%) Nagios
3 19 (26.03%) Zenoss
4 18 (24.66%) Vagrant
5 15 (20.55%) ZABBIX
6 14 (19.18%) Ansible
7 13 (17.81%) Salt
8 7 (9.59%) Icinga
8 7 (9.59%) yum
8 7 (9.59%) Munin
8 7 (9.59%) HAProxy
9 2 (2.74%) SCCM
10 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (1.37%) Cobbler
10 1 (1.37%) Graphite
10 1 (1.37%) SELinux
Vendors
1 39 (53.42%) Red Hat
2 17 (23.29%) VMware
3 8 (10.96%) Oracle
4 7 (9.59%) Percona
5 6 (8.22%) Citrix
6 2 (2.74%) SAP
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