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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 269 475 662
Rank change year-on-year
+206 +187
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 1149 488 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.02% 0.45% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.18% 7.54% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 937 388 196
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 £62,750
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
7569 6471 6624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.72% 6.03% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6013 5186 5357
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend

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 1 October 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 1 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
England +189 1086 £55,000 +4.76% 148
London +150 774 £55,000 - 100
City of London +85 117 £57,500 +15.00% 28
South East +44 103 £59,000 +24.21% 7
Yorkshire -5 62 £40,000 +25.00% 16
Surrey +27 49 £55,000 +25.00% 4
East of England +25 43 £50,000 -25.92% 8
Scotland +31 42 £39,000 -2.50% 4
West Yorkshire +3 35 £42,500 -10.52% 8
Leeds 0 30 £42,500 -10.52% 8
East Midlands - 25 £35,000 - 1
North West +7 24 £50,000 +38.88% 7
South West +2 24 £41,000 +17.14% 4
Glasgow - 23 £38,250 - 4
Nottinghamshire - 21 £35,000 - 1
Edinburgh -5 20 £39,000 -2.50%
West Midlands -1 19 £65,000 +128.07%
Manchester -2 18 £50,000 - 4
Oxfordshire +8 17 £90,000 +125.00%
Nottingham - 17 £36,750 - 1
Birmingham +4 16 £65,000 +128.07%
Cambridgeshire +8 15 £50,000 +6.95% 4
Cambridge +7 15 £50,000 +14.94% 4
North Yorkshire -17 15 £35,000 - 4
Suffolk +15 14 £45,000 -33.33% 3
Middlesbrough - 13 £35,000 - 1
Ipswich +15 12 £45,000 -33.33% 1
Bristol +4 12 £38,500 +10.00% 2
Berkshire -3 11 £55,000 - 2
Watford - 11 £100,000 - 1

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1695 (81.29%) Puppet
2 1624 (77.89%) Linux
3 1203 (57.70%) DevOps
4 983 (47.15%) Python
5 830 (39.81%) Ruby
6 794 (38.08%) Agile Software Development
7 745 (35.73%) MySQL
8 733 (35.16%) Java
9 615 (29.50%) Jenkins
10 564 (27.05%) Git (software)
11 561 (26.91%) Windows
12 557 (26.71%) Bash Shell
13 552 (26.47%) Perl
14 511 (24.51%) Configuration Management
15 503 (24.12%) Continuous Integration
16 499 (23.93%) Apache
17 475 (22.78%) Open Source
18 472 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
19 465 (22.30%) PHP
20 452 (21.68%) Nagios
21 409 (19.62%) Web Services
22 407 (19.52%) Red Hat
23 395 (18.94%) VMware
24 392 (18.80%) UNIX
25 362 (17.36%) Ubuntu
26 355 (17.03%) MongoDB
26 355 (17.03%) CentOS
27 345 (16.55%) E-Commerce
28 341 (16.35%) Scrum
29 328 (15.73%) JavaScript

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 499 (23.93%) Apache
2 305 (14.63%) nginx
3 238 (11.41%) Tomcat
4 183 (8.78%) IIS
5 160 (7.67%) OpenStack
6 131 (6.28%) Node.js
7 128 (6.14%) Elasticsearch
8 74 (3.55%) Apache Solr
9 59 (2.83%) Confluence
10 57 (2.73%) Jetty
11 46 (2.21%) Drupal
12 38 (1.82%) WebLogic
13 28 (1.34%) MS Exchange
14 23 (1.10%) WebSphere
15 21 (1.01%) WordPress
16 20 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 18 (0.86%) Mule
18 17 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
18 17 (0.82%) CMS
19 16 (0.77%) CloudStack
Applications
1 90 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.29%) SPSS
4 4 (0.19%) MS Office
5 1 (0.048%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.048%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 39 (1.87%) Magento
2 3 (0.14%) Summit
2 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.096%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.096%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 472 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
2 178 (8.54%) Amazon EC2
3 137 (6.57%) Cloud Computing
4 123 (5.90%) SaaS
5 94 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 86 (4.12%) PaaS
7 85 (4.08%) IaaS
8 63 (3.02%) GitHub
9 56 (2.69%) Amazon S3
10 55 (2.64%) Rackspace Cloud
11 25 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
12 18 (0.86%) Heroku
12 18 (0.86%) Google Compute Engine
13 16 (0.77%) Joyent
14 11 (0.53%) Google Apps
15 10 (0.48%) CloudFront
16 9 (0.43%) Route 53
16 9 (0.43%) OpenShift
16 9 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
16 9 (0.43%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 297 (14.24%) TCP/IP
2 288 (13.81%) DNS
3 195 (9.35%) HTTP
4 163 (7.82%) Firewall
5 127 (6.09%) SAN
6 117 (5.61%) Internet
7 104 (4.99%) LDAP
8 95 (4.56%) SSL
9 91 (4.36%) SSH
10 78 (3.74%) DHCP
11 76 (3.65%) SNMP
12 75 (3.60%) VPN
13 43 (2.06%) LAN
14 42 (2.01%) NAS
15 40 (1.92%) WAN
16 30 (1.44%) IPv4
17 27 (1.29%) VLAN
18 26 (1.25%) Reverse Proxy
19 23 (1.10%) Network Security
19 23 (1.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 745 (35.73%) MySQL
2 355 (17.03%) MongoDB
3 307 (14.72%) NoSQL
4 251 (12.04%) PostgreSQL
5 197 (9.45%) Redis
5 197 (9.45%) SQL Server
6 172 (8.25%) Big Data
7 160 (7.67%) Hadoop
8 147 (7.05%) Relational Database
9 127 (6.09%) Apache Cassandra
10 51 (2.45%) RDBMS
11 50 (2.40%) Amazon RDS
12 49 (2.35%) HBase
12 49 (2.35%) Amazon Redshift
13 39 (1.87%) CouchDB
14 38 (1.82%) MariaDB
15 33 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
16 27 (1.29%) Couchbase
17 24 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 22 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 615 (29.50%) Jenkins
2 564 (27.05%) Git (software)
3 255 (12.23%) Subversion
4 159 (7.63%) TeamCity
5 140 (6.71%) Maven
6 133 (6.38%) Hudson
7 101 (4.84%) Ant
8 89 (4.27%) JIRA
9 65 (3.12%) Selenium
10 62 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 41 (1.97%) RSpec
11 41 (1.97%) Karma Test Runner
12 31 (1.49%) Jasmine
12 31 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
12 31 (1.49%) CruiseControl
13 27 (1.29%) Cucumber
14 26 (1.25%) Eclipse
14 26 (1.25%) SpecFlow
15 25 (1.20%) Artifactory
16 24 (1.15%) VisualVM
General
1 240 (11.51%) Finance
2 147 (7.05%) Games
3 83 (3.98%) Marketing
4 75 (3.60%) Banking
5 71 (3.41%) Retail
6 49 (2.35%) Publishing
7 48 (2.30%) Advertising
8 44 (2.11%) Telecoms
9 31 (1.49%) Music Industry
10 19 (0.91%) Financial Institution
11 15 (0.72%) Investment Banking
12 13 (0.62%) Back Office
12 13 (0.62%) Law
13 11 (0.53%) Legal
14 9 (0.43%) German Language
14 9 (0.43%) Italian Language
14 9 (0.43%) Turkish Language
15 8 (0.38%) Front Office
15 8 (0.38%) Online Betting
16 7 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 477 (22.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 442 (21.20%) Administrator
3 423 (20.29%) Systems Administrator
4 384 (18.42%) Developer
5 299 (14.34%) Linux Administrator
6 281 (13.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 140 (6.71%) Linux Engineer
8 132 (6.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 102 (4.89%) Java Developer
10 101 (4.84%) Architect
11 99 (4.75%) Operations Engineer
12 91 (4.36%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 82 (3.93%) Senior Developer
14 80 (3.84%) Web Engineer
15 77 (3.69%) Systems Engineer
16 76 (3.65%) Senior Linux Administrator
17 75 (3.60%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
18 66 (3.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
19 50 (2.40%) Software Engineer
19 50 (2.40%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 409 (19.62%) Web Services
2 263 (12.61%) .NET
3 255 (12.23%) LAMP
4 175 (8.39%) HTML
5 151 (7.24%) CSS
6 150 (7.19%) jQuery
7 115 (5.52%) XML
8 96 (4.60%) JSON
9 93 (4.46%) ASP.NET
10 91 (4.36%) Django
11 84 (4.03%) RESTful
12 80 (3.84%) Spring
13 79 (3.79%) Ruby on Rails
14 74 (3.55%) HTML5
15 68 (3.26%) AngularJS
16 53 (2.54%) REST
17 52 (2.49%) J2EE
18 50 (2.40%) RabbitMQ
19 49 (2.35%) Gherkin
20 46 (2.21%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 475 (22.78%) Open Source
2 97 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 80 (3.84%) Clustering
4 64 (3.07%) Mobile App
5 62 (2.97%) Replication
6 55 (2.64%) Blog
7 48 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (1.68%) Algorithms
9 32 (1.53%) Management Information System
9 32 (1.53%) Digital Media
10 31 (1.49%) Blackberry
11 27 (1.29%) Client/Server
12 26 (1.25%) User Experience
13 23 (1.10%) Social Media
14 22 (1.06%) LPAR
14 22 (1.06%) DLPAR
14 22 (1.06%) Data Structures
15 16 (0.77%) BBC
15 16 (0.77%) Social Network
15 16 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1624 (77.89%) Linux
2 561 (26.91%) Windows
3 392 (18.80%) UNIX
4 362 (17.36%) Ubuntu
5 355 (17.03%) CentOS
6 256 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 196 (9.40%) Debian
8 90 (4.32%) Solaris
9 53 (2.54%) AIX
10 52 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 46 (2.21%) Fedora
12 30 (1.44%) Apple iOS
13 29 (1.39%) Android
14 25 (1.20%) SUSE
15 19 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (0.77%) Windows 7
17 11 (0.53%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.38%) FreeBSD
19 7 (0.34%) Mac OS
20 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1203 (57.70%) DevOps
2 794 (38.08%) Agile Software Development
3 511 (24.51%) Configuration Management
4 503 (24.12%) Continuous Integration
5 345 (16.55%) E-Commerce
6 341 (16.35%) Scrum
7 245 (11.75%) TDD
8 144 (6.91%) Mentoring
9 143 (6.86%) Load Balancing
10 139 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
11 124 (5.95%) OO
12 113 (5.42%) BDD
13 111 (5.32%) SOA
14 106 (5.08%) MVC
15 101 (4.84%) Software Engineering
16 98 (4.70%) Kanban
17 93 (4.46%) Build Automation
18 82 (3.93%) ITIL
19 69 (3.31%) Continuous Improvement
20 57 (2.73%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 983 (47.15%) Python
2 830 (39.81%) Ruby
3 733 (35.16%) Java
4 557 (26.71%) Bash Shell
5 552 (26.47%) Perl
6 465 (22.30%) PHP
7 328 (15.73%) JavaScript
8 272 (13.05%) SQL
9 189 (9.06%) C#
10 187 (8.97%) PowerShell
11 170 (8.15%) Shell Script
12 102 (4.89%) Scala
13 76 (3.65%) C
14 69 (3.31%) C++
15 43 (2.06%) Korn
16 32 (1.53%) T-SQL
17 26 (1.25%) Groovy
18 24 (1.15%) PL/SQL
19 21 (1.01%) AWK
20 18 (0.86%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 153 (7.34%) Degree
2 24 (1.15%) Sun Certification
3 20 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (0.86%) SC Cleared
4 18 (0.86%) Security Cleared
5 17 (0.82%) CCNA
5 17 (0.82%) RHCE
6 11 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (0.38%) PhD
8 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.19%) MCSE
9 4 (0.19%) CCNP
10 3 (0.14%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.096%) PMP
11 2 (0.096%) CISSP
12 1 (0.048%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.048%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.048%) MCSA
12 1 (0.048%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (6.38%) QA
2 40 (1.92%) SLA
3 15 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.14%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.14%) COBIT
7 2 (0.096%) WAI
8 1 (0.048%) HIPAA
System Software
1 271 (13.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 152 (7.29%) KVM
3 124 (5.95%) Varnish
4 109 (5.23%) Xen
5 74 (3.55%) NFS
6 60 (2.88%) Active Directory
7 48 (2.30%) Docker
8 45 (2.16%) Samba
9 41 (1.97%) vSphere
10 40 (1.92%) Hyper-V
11 37 (1.77%) Snort
12 33 (1.58%) VMware ESX
13 32 (1.53%) vCloud
14 29 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
15 23 (1.10%) XenServer
16 17 (0.82%) Postfix
17 13 (0.62%) Ceph
18 10 (0.48%) Squid
18 10 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 8 (0.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1695 (81.29%) Puppet
2 452 (21.68%) Nagios
3 218 (10.46%) Ansible
4 203 (9.74%) ZABBIX
5 195 (9.35%) Vagrant
6 172 (8.25%) Salt
7 90 (4.32%) logstash
8 85 (4.08%) CFEngine
9 78 (3.74%) Cacti
10 59 (2.83%) HAProxy
11 54 (2.59%) StatsD
12 53 (2.54%) Ganglia
13 52 (2.49%) Capistrano
14 51 (2.45%) Zenoss
15 44 (2.11%) Kibana
16 43 (2.06%) SCOM
17 33 (1.58%) Opsview
18 30 (1.44%) Tivoli
19 28 (1.34%) collectd
20 26 (1.25%) YUM
Vendors
1 407 (19.52%) Red Hat
2 395 (18.94%) VMware
3 210 (10.07%) Oracle
4 171 (8.20%) Microsoft
5 120 (5.76%) JBoss
6 119 (5.71%) Rackspace
7 88 (4.22%) Cisco
7 88 (4.22%) New Relic
8 81 (3.88%) HP
9 78 (3.74%) SaltStack
10 58 (2.78%) IBM
11 54 (2.59%) Google
12 53 (2.54%) Dell
13 52 (2.49%) Juniper
14 47 (2.25%) Sony
15 44 (2.11%) Perforce
16 35 (1.68%) Splunk
16 35 (1.68%) EMC
17 31 (1.49%) Toshiba
17 31 (1.49%) Hitachi
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City, London
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Healthcare
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Central London / West End
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum plus large company benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £62500 per annum + Pension, health, life, 25 days
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Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
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Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Salary: Competitive + excellent staff benefits
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London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
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Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Bonus + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + y
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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South West London
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £300 - £340 per day
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Central London / West End
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
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London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Good benefits / Bonus
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