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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 297 426 620
Rank change year-on-year
+129 +194
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 1032 612 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 0.55% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.51% 9.14% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 834 512 221
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,109 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.79% +10.00%

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
7639 6693 6652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.80% 6.04% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6109 5328 5488
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.84%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +110 978 £55,000 +4.76% 137
London +101 686 £55,000 - 83
City of London +55 92 £55,000 +4.76% 14
Yorkshire +28 89 £42,500 -5.55% 13
South East -8 84 £52,500 +19.31% 17
West Yorkshire +40 64 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Leeds +42 55 £50,000 +5.26% 7
East of England -3 49 £50,000 - 2
Surrey +11 40 £55,750 +11.50% 5
Scotland +23 31 £38,250 -4.37% 4
South West -1 29 £28,000 -20.00% 7
Suffolk +22 20 £50,000 -25.92%
Ipswich +19 17 £50,000 -25.92%
North Yorkshire -4 17 £35,000 - 4
Edinburgh +5 16 £39,000 -2.50% 2
Bristol +4 16 £38,750 +10.71% 2
Glasgow - 15 £37,500 - 2
Berkshire -1 14 £50,000 +13.63% 3
Middlesbrough - 13 £35,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +16 12 £48,750 +21.87% 4
Cambridgeshire +3 11 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 £47,218 - 2
Leatherhead - 11 £50,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 11 £47,218 - 2
North East - 11 £47,218 - 2
Reading +8 10 £60,000 +20.00% 3
North West -8 10 £50,000 +25.00% 3
East Midlands +18 9 £35,000 -20.00% 1
Watford - 9 £100,000 -
Hertfordshire - 9 £100,000 -

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 1760 (81.59%) Puppet
2 1713 (79.42%) Linux
3 1246 (57.77%) DevOps
4 1060 (49.14%) Python
5 887 (41.12%) Ruby
6 815 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
7 757 (35.10%) Java
8 734 (34.03%) MySQL
9 697 (32.31%) Jenkins
10 618 (28.65%) Bash Shell
11 613 (28.42%) Continuous Integration
12 598 (27.72%) Git (software)
13 589 (27.31%) Windows
14 585 (27.12%) Perl
15 556 (25.78%) Configuration Management
16 541 (25.08%) Apache
17 489 (22.67%) Nagios
18 475 (22.02%) Open Source
19 472 (21.88%) PHP
20 467 (21.65%) Amazon AWS
21 439 (20.35%) VMware
22 437 (20.26%) Web Services
23 417 (19.33%) UNIX
24 408 (18.92%) Red Hat
25 361 (16.74%) nginx
26 349 (16.18%) MongoDB
27 341 (15.81%) NoSQL
28 334 (15.48%) Scrum
29 331 (15.35%) E-Commerce
29 331 (15.35%) CentOS

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
1 541 (25.08%) Apache
2 361 (16.74%) nginx
3 294 (13.63%) Tomcat
4 196 (9.09%) OpenStack
5 166 (7.70%) IIS
6 150 (6.95%) Node.js
7 117 (5.42%) Elasticsearch
8 108 (5.01%) JBoss
9 77 (3.57%) Confluence
10 61 (2.83%) Apache Solr
11 57 (2.64%) Jetty
12 49 (2.27%) WebLogic
13 34 (1.58%) Drupal
14 26 (1.21%) WebSphere
15 22 (1.02%) Mule
15 22 (1.02%) CloudStack
15 22 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 20 (0.93%) WordPress
16 20 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
17 17 (0.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 61 (2.83%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.32%) MS Visio
2 7 (0.32%) SPSS
3 4 (0.19%) MS Office
4 2 (0.093%) Mingle
5 1 (0.046%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 29 (1.34%) Magento
2 5 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.14%) Summit
4 2 (0.093%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.093%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 467 (21.65%) Amazon AWS
2 155 (7.19%) Amazon EC2
3 147 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
4 115 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 113 (5.24%) SaaS
6 93 (4.31%) IaaS
7 84 (3.89%) PaaS
8 70 (3.25%) GitHub
9 59 (2.74%) Amazon S3
10 58 (2.69%) Rackspace Cloud
11 33 (1.53%) Google Cloud Platform
12 28 (1.30%) SoftLayer
13 21 (0.97%) Amazon ELB
14 18 (0.83%) Google Compute Engine
14 18 (0.83%) Heroku
15 14 (0.65%) Route 53
16 12 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
17 11 (0.51%) CloudFront
18 10 (0.46%) Google Apps
19 9 (0.42%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 298 (13.82%) DNS
2 289 (13.40%) TCP/IP
3 213 (9.87%) HTTP
4 177 (8.21%) Firewall
5 119 (5.52%) SAN
6 117 (5.42%) Internet
7 96 (4.45%) LDAP
8 88 (4.08%) SSL
9 82 (3.80%) SSH
10 78 (3.62%) VPN
11 72 (3.34%) DHCP
12 65 (3.01%) SNMP
13 41 (1.90%) LAN
14 36 (1.67%) WAN
15 34 (1.58%) VLAN
16 28 (1.30%) Reverse Proxy
16 28 (1.30%) NAS
17 27 (1.25%) Network Security
17 27 (1.25%) iSCSI
18 24 (1.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 734 (34.03%) MySQL
2 349 (16.18%) MongoDB
3 341 (15.81%) NoSQL
4 281 (13.03%) PostgreSQL
5 205 (9.50%) SQL Server
6 192 (8.90%) Redis
7 164 (7.60%) Big Data
8 160 (7.42%) Relational Database
9 150 (6.95%) Hadoop
10 136 (6.31%) Apache Cassandra
11 62 (2.87%) RDBMS
12 54 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
13 49 (2.27%) CouchDB
14 47 (2.18%) Amazon RDS
15 45 (2.09%) HBase
16 40 (1.85%) MariaDB
17 27 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
18 22 (1.02%) Riak
19 19 (0.88%) Oracle Database
20 17 (0.79%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 697 (32.31%) Jenkins
2 598 (27.72%) Git (software)
3 262 (12.15%) Subversion
4 167 (7.74%) TeamCity
5 162 (7.51%) Hudson
6 148 (6.86%) Maven
7 127 (5.89%) JIRA
8 99 (4.59%) Ant
9 86 (3.99%) Selenium
10 77 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 48 (2.23%) Karma Test Runner
12 45 (2.09%) RSpec
13 41 (1.90%) Jasmine
14 37 (1.72%) Artifactory
15 34 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
16 29 (1.34%) SpecFlow
17 28 (1.30%) CruiseControl
18 26 (1.21%) Gerrit
19 21 (0.97%) MSBuild
19 21 (0.97%) Eclipse
General
1 237 (10.99%) Finance
2 125 (5.80%) Games
3 95 (4.40%) Marketing
4 69 (3.20%) Banking
5 66 (3.06%) Retail
6 54 (2.50%) Publishing
7 52 (2.41%) Advertising
8 40 (1.85%) Telecoms
9 26 (1.21%) Music Industry
10 16 (0.74%) Law
10 16 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 15 (0.70%) Investment Banking
12 13 (0.60%) Front Office
13 11 (0.51%) Legal
14 10 (0.46%) Back Office
15 9 (0.42%) Turkish Language
15 9 (0.42%) German Language
15 9 (0.42%) Italian Language
16 8 (0.37%) Electronics
16 8 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 503 (23.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 421 (19.52%) Administrator
3 400 (18.54%) Systems Administrator
4 362 (16.78%) Developer
5 321 (14.88%) Linux Administrator
6 282 (13.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 154 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 149 (6.91%) Linux Engineer
9 123 (5.70%) Architect
10 100 (4.64%) Java Developer
11 91 (4.22%) Operations Engineer
12 75 (3.48%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 73 (3.38%) Systems Engineer
14 71 (3.29%) Senior Developer
14 71 (3.29%) Senior Linux Administrator
15 68 (3.15%) Web Engineer
16 62 (2.87%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
17 56 (2.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 53 (2.46%) Software Engineer
19 52 (2.41%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 437 (20.26%) Web Services
2 261 (12.10%) LAMP
3 244 (11.31%) .NET
4 173 (8.02%) HTML
5 127 (5.89%) CSS
6 126 (5.84%) jQuery
7 124 (5.75%) XML
8 101 (4.68%) ASP.NET
9 95 (4.40%) RESTful
9 95 (4.40%) JSON
9 95 (4.40%) HTML5
10 88 (4.08%) Django
11 87 (4.03%) AngularJS
12 82 (3.80%) Spring
13 65 (3.01%) REST
14 58 (2.69%) Gherkin
15 57 (2.64%) Ruby on Rails
16 52 (2.41%) RabbitMQ
17 48 (2.23%) ASP.NET MVC
18 43 (1.99%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 475 (22.02%) Open Source
2 122 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 77 (3.57%) Replication
4 65 (3.01%) Clustering
5 64 (2.97%) Mobile App
6 49 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
7 46 (2.13%) Blog
8 40 (1.85%) Digital Media
9 39 (1.81%) Algorithms
10 33 (1.53%) Management Information System
11 31 (1.44%) User Experience
12 26 (1.21%) Blackberry
13 22 (1.02%) Client/Server
14 16 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (0.70%) Data Structures
15 15 (0.70%) IPTV
16 14 (0.65%) Mathematics
16 14 (0.65%) Streaming Video
17 13 (0.60%) Social Media
17 13 (0.60%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 1713 (79.42%) Linux
2 589 (27.31%) Windows
3 417 (19.33%) UNIX
4 331 (15.35%) CentOS
5 302 (14.00%) Ubuntu
6 276 (12.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 178 (8.25%) Debian
8 92 (4.27%) Solaris
9 47 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 46 (2.13%) Fedora
11 42 (1.95%) AIX
12 33 (1.53%) Android
13 29 (1.34%) Apple iOS
14 18 (0.83%) Mac OS X
15 15 (0.70%) SUSE
15 15 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (0.56%) Windows 7
17 11 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
18 10 (0.46%) FreeBSD
19 8 (0.37%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1246 (57.77%) DevOps
2 815 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
3 613 (28.42%) Continuous Integration
4 556 (25.78%) Configuration Management
5 334 (15.48%) Scrum
6 331 (15.35%) E-Commerce
7 273 (12.66%) TDD
8 146 (6.77%) OO
9 137 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
10 128 (5.93%) MVC
11 126 (5.84%) Software Engineering
12 123 (5.70%) Load Balancing
12 123 (5.70%) Mentoring
13 116 (5.38%) BDD
14 106 (4.91%) Kanban
15 101 (4.68%) SOA
16 100 (4.64%) Continuous Improvement
17 94 (4.36%) ITIL
18 84 (3.89%) Build Automation
19 61 (2.83%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1060 (49.14%) Python
2 887 (41.12%) Ruby
3 757 (35.10%) Java
4 618 (28.65%) Bash Shell
5 585 (27.12%) Perl
6 472 (21.88%) PHP
7 287 (13.31%) JavaScript
8 280 (12.98%) SQL
9 186 (8.62%) PowerShell
10 175 (8.11%) C#
11 173 (8.02%) Shell Script
12 86 (3.99%) Scala
13 81 (3.76%) C
13 81 (3.76%) C++
14 42 (1.95%) Korn
15 33 (1.53%) T-SQL
16 30 (1.39%) Groovy
17 18 (0.83%) F#
18 17 (0.79%) CoffeeScript
19 16 (0.74%) AWK
Qualifications
1 184 (8.53%) Degree
2 31 (1.44%) Sun Certification
3 29 (1.34%) SC Cleared
3 29 (1.34%) Security Cleared
4 21 (0.97%) AWS Certification
5 17 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (0.79%) CCNA
6 13 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (0.56%) PhD
8 7 (0.32%) RHCE
8 7 (0.32%) RHCSA
9 6 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.23%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.19%) PMP
11 4 (0.19%) CCNP
12 3 (0.14%) CISSP
13 1 (0.046%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.046%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (6.07%) QA
2 37 (1.72%) SLA
3 18 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.14%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.14%) COBIT
7 1 (0.046%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.046%) WAI
System Software
1 312 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 147 (6.82%) KVM
3 116 (5.38%) Varnish
4 115 (5.33%) Xen
5 71 (3.29%) Docker
6 63 (2.92%) NFS
6 63 (2.92%) Active Directory
7 55 (2.55%) vSphere
8 42 (1.95%) Samba
8 42 (1.95%) Hyper-V
9 36 (1.67%) Snort
10 32 (1.48%) VMware ESX
10 32 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
11 30 (1.39%) vCloud
12 29 (1.34%) XenServer
13 17 (0.79%) Postfix
14 11 (0.51%) Firmware
15 10 (0.46%) Apache Flume
15 10 (0.46%) LXC
15 10 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1760 (81.59%) Puppet
2 489 (22.67%) Nagios
3 288 (13.35%) Ansible
4 245 (11.36%) Vagrant
5 215 (9.97%) ZABBIX
6 209 (9.69%) Salt
7 102 (4.73%) logstash
8 92 (4.27%) Cacti
9 70 (3.25%) CFEngine
10 67 (3.11%) HAProxy
11 56 (2.60%) Ganglia
12 53 (2.46%) Zenoss
13 52 (2.41%) StatsD
14 50 (2.32%) Capistrano
15 40 (1.85%) Kibana
16 38 (1.76%) collectd
16 38 (1.76%) YUM
17 33 (1.53%) Tivoli
17 33 (1.53%) Opsview
18 31 (1.44%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 439 (20.35%) VMware
2 408 (18.92%) Red Hat
3 201 (9.32%) Oracle
4 137 (6.35%) Microsoft
5 117 (5.42%) Rackspace
6 95 (4.40%) HP
7 94 (4.36%) New Relic
7 94 (4.36%) SaltStack
8 81 (3.76%) Cisco
9 67 (3.11%) Google
10 54 (2.50%) Splunk
11 49 (2.27%) Juniper
12 47 (2.18%) Dell
13 46 (2.13%) IBM
14 43 (1.99%) Sony
15 34 (1.58%) Percona
15 34 (1.58%) EMC
16 30 (1.39%) Akamai
17 29 (1.34%) Apple
18 28 (1.30%) Perforce
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Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Generous Bonus
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