The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 266 458 660
Rank change year-on-year
+192 +202
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 1181 493 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.04% 0.46% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.73% 7.64% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 958 390 203
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7509 6453 6599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.58% 6.06% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5949 5202 5336
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £63,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the UK.

Opscode Chef Salary Trend in the UK

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 within the UK.

Opscode Chef Salary Histogram in the UK

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 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
England +175 1116 £55,000 +4.76% 136
London +148 791 £55,000 - 99
City of London +90 118 £57,500 +15.00% 32
South East +45 113 £57,625 +21.31% 9
Yorkshire -11 60 £38,750 +21.09% 12
Surrey +28 51 £57,000 +29.54% 6
East of England +27 46 £55,000 -18.51% 2
Scotland +22 44 £37,500 -18.91% 4
West Yorkshire +1 32 £42,500 -10.52% 7
North West +6 29 £50,000 +38.88% 8
Leeds -13 28 £42,500 -10.52% 7
South West -16 25 £43,000 +22.85% 2
Edinburgh +10 24 £37,500 -18.91%
Manchester +11 23 £50,000 - 5
East Midlands - 23 £37,500 - 2
Oxfordshire +10 20 £75,000 +87.50% 1
West Midlands +2 20 £65,000 +128.07%
Glasgow - 20 £35,000 - 3
Nottinghamshire - 18 £35,000 - 2
Birmingham +7 17 £65,000 +128.07%
North Yorkshire -13 17 £35,000 - 3
Watford - 17 £78,750 - 1
Hertfordshire - 17 £78,750 - 1
Nottingham - 15 £36,750 - 2
Cambridgeshire +16 14 £50,000 +6.95% 2
Cambridge +9 14 £50,000 +14.94% 2
Middlesbrough - 14 £35,000 - 1
Bristol -1 12 £39,500 +12.85% 1
Berkshire -12 12 £55,000 - 2
Suffolk +17 11 £45,000 -33.33%

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 1710 (81.35%) Puppet
2 1624 (77.26%) Linux
3 1209 (57.52%) DevOps
4 986 (46.91%) Python
5 822 (39.11%) Ruby
6 809 (38.49%) Agile Software Development
7 759 (36.11%) MySQL
8 739 (35.16%) Java
9 615 (29.26%) Jenkins
10 566 (26.93%) Git (software)
11 564 (26.83%) Windows
12 561 (26.69%) Bash Shell
13 560 (26.64%) Perl
14 522 (24.83%) Configuration Management
15 505 (24.02%) Apache
15 505 (24.02%) Continuous Integration
16 480 (22.84%) Amazon AWS
17 477 (22.69%) Open Source
18 468 (22.26%) PHP
19 463 (22.03%) Nagios
20 419 (19.93%) Web Services
21 417 (19.84%) Red Hat
22 406 (19.31%) VMware
23 388 (18.46%) UNIX
24 373 (17.75%) Ubuntu
25 362 (17.22%) MongoDB
26 357 (16.98%) CentOS
27 348 (16.56%) Scrum
28 343 (16.32%) JavaScript
29 342 (16.27%) E-Commerce

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 505 (24.02%) Apache
2 302 (14.37%) nginx
3 236 (11.23%) Tomcat
4 191 (9.09%) IIS
5 157 (7.47%) OpenStack
6 135 (6.42%) Elasticsearch
7 133 (6.33%) Node.js
8 79 (3.76%) Apache Solr
9 56 (2.66%) Confluence
9 56 (2.66%) Jetty
10 47 (2.24%) Drupal
11 37 (1.76%) WebLogic
12 31 (1.47%) MS Exchange
13 24 (1.14%) WebSphere
14 21 (1.00%) WordPress
15 19 (0.90%) Mule
16 18 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 18 (0.86%) CMS
17 16 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
18 14 (0.67%) CloudStack
Applications
1 100 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.33%) SPSS
4 4 (0.19%) MS Office
5 1 (0.048%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.048%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 40 (1.90%) Magento
2 4 (0.19%) Summit
2 4 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.095%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.095%) SunGard APT
3 2 (0.095%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.095%) FastVal
4 1 (0.048%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 480 (22.84%) Amazon AWS
2 190 (9.04%) Amazon EC2
3 139 (6.61%) Cloud Computing
4 128 (6.09%) SaaS
5 99 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 87 (4.14%) IaaS
7 85 (4.04%) PaaS
8 60 (2.85%) Amazon S3
9 59 (2.81%) GitHub
10 54 (2.57%) Rackspace Cloud
11 28 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
12 22 (1.05%) Joyent
13 16 (0.76%) Heroku
13 16 (0.76%) Google Compute Engine
14 13 (0.62%) Google Apps
15 11 (0.52%) Route 53
16 10 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
16 10 (0.48%) CloudFront
17 9 (0.43%) Google App Engine
18 8 (0.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 302 (14.37%) TCP/IP
2 294 (13.99%) DNS
3 198 (9.42%) HTTP
4 169 (8.04%) Firewall
5 133 (6.33%) SAN
6 119 (5.66%) Internet
7 112 (5.33%) LDAP
8 99 (4.71%) SSL
9 88 (4.19%) SSH
10 81 (3.85%) VPN
11 79 (3.76%) SNMP
11 79 (3.76%) DHCP
12 48 (2.28%) NAS
13 44 (2.09%) LAN
14 41 (1.95%) WAN
15 31 (1.47%) IPv4
16 30 (1.43%) VLAN
17 27 (1.28%) Reverse Proxy
18 24 (1.14%) SMTP
19 23 (1.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 759 (36.11%) MySQL
2 362 (17.22%) MongoDB
3 303 (14.41%) NoSQL
4 241 (11.47%) PostgreSQL
5 199 (9.47%) SQL Server
6 197 (9.37%) Redis
7 177 (8.42%) Big Data
8 165 (7.85%) Hadoop
9 140 (6.66%) Relational Database
10 128 (6.09%) Apache Cassandra
11 53 (2.52%) Amazon RDS
12 52 (2.47%) HBase
13 48 (2.28%) Amazon Redshift
14 46 (2.19%) RDBMS
15 39 (1.86%) CouchDB
15 39 (1.86%) MariaDB
16 33 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
17 30 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 27 (1.28%) Couchbase
19 23 (1.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 615 (29.26%) Jenkins
2 566 (26.93%) Git (software)
3 259 (12.32%) Subversion
4 158 (7.52%) TeamCity
5 145 (6.90%) Maven
6 139 (6.61%) Hudson
7 109 (5.19%) Ant
8 92 (4.38%) JIRA
9 61 (2.90%) Selenium
10 58 (2.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 43 (2.05%) RSpec
12 39 (1.86%) Karma Test Runner
13 34 (1.62%) CruiseControl
14 33 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
15 31 (1.47%) Jasmine
16 29 (1.38%) Cucumber
17 28 (1.33%) JUnit
18 26 (1.24%) Eclipse
19 25 (1.19%) SpecFlow
20 24 (1.14%) VisualVM
General
1 242 (11.51%) Finance
2 155 (7.37%) Games
3 88 (4.19%) Marketing
4 76 (3.62%) Retail
5 72 (3.43%) Banking
6 52 (2.47%) Advertising
7 46 (2.19%) Publishing
8 44 (2.09%) Telecoms
9 31 (1.47%) Music Industry
10 19 (0.90%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.62%) Back Office
11 13 (0.62%) Investment Banking
12 12 (0.57%) Law
13 11 (0.52%) Legal
14 9 (0.43%) Turkish Language
14 9 (0.43%) German Language
14 9 (0.43%) Italian Language
15 8 (0.38%) Online Betting
15 8 (0.38%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 478 (22.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 446 (21.22%) Administrator
3 433 (20.60%) Systems Administrator
4 394 (18.74%) Developer
5 298 (14.18%) Linux Administrator
6 285 (13.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 143 (6.80%) Linux Engineer
8 129 (6.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 108 (5.14%) Java Developer
10 99 (4.71%) Operations Engineer
11 97 (4.61%) Architect
12 96 (4.57%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 83 (3.95%) Web Engineer
14 82 (3.90%) Senior Developer
15 81 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
16 77 (3.66%) Senior Linux Administrator
16 77 (3.66%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
17 69 (3.28%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 51 (2.43%) Software Engineer
19 47 (2.24%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (19.93%) Web Services
2 271 (12.89%) .NET
3 256 (12.18%) LAMP
4 177 (8.42%) HTML
5 160 (7.61%) CSS
6 156 (7.42%) jQuery
7 123 (5.85%) XML
8 102 (4.85%) JSON
9 95 (4.52%) ASP.NET
10 89 (4.23%) Django
11 85 (4.04%) RESTful
11 85 (4.04%) Spring
12 83 (3.95%) Ruby on Rails
13 71 (3.38%) HTML5
14 69 (3.28%) AngularJS
15 61 (2.90%) J2EE
16 57 (2.71%) REST
17 51 (2.43%) RabbitMQ
18 47 (2.24%) Memcached
18 47 (2.24%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 477 (22.69%) Open Source
2 96 (4.57%) Computer Science
3 85 (4.04%) Clustering
4 66 (3.14%) Mobile App
5 65 (3.09%) Replication
6 58 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
7 55 (2.62%) Blog
8 33 (1.57%) Management Information System
9 31 (1.47%) Blackberry
10 30 (1.43%) User Experience
11 29 (1.38%) Digital Media
12 27 (1.28%) Client/Server
13 23 (1.09%) Social Media
14 22 (1.05%) LPAR
14 22 (1.05%) DLPAR
15 21 (1.00%) BBC
15 21 (1.00%) Social Network
16 16 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
17 13 (0.62%) Streaming Video
18 12 (0.57%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 1624 (77.26%) Linux
2 564 (26.83%) Windows
3 388 (18.46%) UNIX
4 373 (17.75%) Ubuntu
5 357 (16.98%) CentOS
6 263 (12.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 204 (9.71%) Debian
8 88 (4.19%) Solaris
9 57 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 52 (2.47%) AIX
11 46 (2.19%) Fedora
12 29 (1.38%) Apple iOS
13 28 (1.33%) Android
14 25 (1.19%) SUSE
15 21 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (0.76%) Windows 7
17 11 (0.52%) Mac OS X
18 10 (0.48%) FreeBSD
19 7 (0.33%) Mac OS
20 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1209 (57.52%) DevOps
2 809 (38.49%) Agile Software Development
3 522 (24.83%) Configuration Management
4 505 (24.02%) Continuous Integration
5 348 (16.56%) Scrum
6 342 (16.27%) E-Commerce
7 246 (11.70%) TDD
8 154 (7.33%) Load Balancing
9 143 (6.80%) Mentoring
10 135 (6.42%) Performance Tuning
11 115 (5.47%) OO
12 114 (5.42%) BDD
13 112 (5.33%) SOA
14 108 (5.14%) MVC
15 101 (4.80%) Software Engineering
16 97 (4.61%) Build Automation
16 97 (4.61%) Kanban
17 84 (4.00%) ITIL
18 64 (3.04%) Continuous Improvement
19 57 (2.71%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 986 (46.91%) Python
2 822 (39.11%) Ruby
3 739 (35.16%) Java
4 561 (26.69%) Bash Shell
5 560 (26.64%) Perl
6 468 (22.26%) PHP
7 343 (16.32%) JavaScript
8 277 (13.18%) SQL
9 196 (9.32%) C#
10 192 (9.13%) PowerShell
11 169 (8.04%) Shell Script
12 110 (5.23%) Scala
13 77 (3.66%) C
14 68 (3.24%) C++
15 42 (2.00%) Korn
16 31 (1.47%) T-SQL
17 26 (1.24%) Groovy
18 24 (1.14%) PL/SQL
19 20 (0.95%) AWK
20 19 (0.90%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 153 (7.28%) Degree
2 24 (1.14%) Sun Certification
3 23 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (1.09%) RHCE
4 19 (0.90%) CCNA
5 18 (0.86%) Security Cleared
5 18 (0.86%) SC Cleared
6 11 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.33%) PhD
8 7 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (0.29%) MCSE
10 3 (0.14%) CCNP
11 2 (0.095%) CISSP
12 1 (0.048%) MCSA
12 1 (0.048%) MCITP
12 1 (0.048%) MBCS
12 1 (0.048%) CITP
12 1 (0.048%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.048%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (6.37%) QA
2 41 (1.95%) SLA
3 18 (0.86%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.14%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.14%) COBIT
7 2 (0.095%) WAI
8 1 (0.048%) HIPAA
System Software
1 285 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 158 (7.52%) KVM
3 123 (5.85%) Varnish
4 107 (5.09%) Xen
5 72 (3.43%) NFS
6 67 (3.19%) Active Directory
7 46 (2.19%) Samba
8 44 (2.09%) vSphere
8 44 (2.09%) Docker
9 42 (2.00%) Hyper-V
10 35 (1.67%) vCloud
11 34 (1.62%) Snort
12 30 (1.43%) VMware ESX
12 30 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
13 25 (1.19%) XenServer
14 19 (0.90%) Postfix
15 10 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 10 (0.48%) Squid
16 9 (0.43%) VirtualBox
17 8 (0.38%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1710 (81.35%) Puppet
2 463 (22.03%) Nagios
3 215 (10.23%) ZABBIX
4 211 (10.04%) Ansible
5 185 (8.80%) Vagrant
6 174 (8.28%) Salt
7 92 (4.38%) logstash
8 86 (4.09%) CFEngine
9 78 (3.71%) Cacti
10 61 (2.90%) HAProxy
11 56 (2.66%) Capistrano
11 56 (2.66%) Ganglia
12 54 (2.57%) StatsD
13 53 (2.52%) Zenoss
14 47 (2.24%) SCOM
15 46 (2.19%) Kibana
16 32 (1.52%) Opsview
17 29 (1.38%) Tivoli
18 28 (1.33%) YUM
19 26 (1.24%) Munin
Vendors
1 417 (19.84%) Red Hat
2 406 (19.31%) VMware
3 212 (10.09%) Oracle
4 182 (8.66%) Microsoft
5 128 (6.09%) Rackspace
6 119 (5.66%) JBoss
7 93 (4.42%) New Relic
8 90 (4.28%) Cisco
9 82 (3.90%) HP
10 71 (3.38%) SaltStack
11 57 (2.71%) Dell
11 57 (2.71%) IBM
12 56 (2.66%) Google
13 55 (2.62%) Juniper
14 45 (2.14%) Sony
15 44 (2.09%) Perforce
16 36 (1.71%) EMC
17 33 (1.57%) Hitachi
17 33 (1.57%) Splunk
18 31 (1.47%) Toshiba
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £75000 to £85000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Good benefits / Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + on call (5-10K)
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000 + benefits (flexible hrs) and 27 days holiday
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
RecruitX
Salary: £70k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday