The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 295 458 649
Rank change year-on-year
+163 +191
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 1055 503 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.91% 0.46% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.69% 7.45% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 850 398 208
Average salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.91% +1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -1.11%
Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7182 6750 6066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.17% 6.23% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5750 5409 4931
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 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,125
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.67%

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 August 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 August 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 +153 1018 £55,000 +8.91% 114
London +105 732 £57,500 +9.52% 74
City of London +30 98 £57,500 +15.00% 27
South East +35 93 £55,000 +15.78% 10
East of England +31 49 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Yorkshire -18 48 £37,500 +17.18% 7
Surrey +24 38 £55,000 +12.82% 4
North West +22 29 £50,000 +38.88% 5
Scotland +16 29 £37,500 -18.91% 7
South West +5 27 £50,000 - 4
East Midlands +4 27 £40,000 +35.59% 4
Leeds -29 26 £42,500 -15.00% 4
West Yorkshire -39 26 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Oxfordshire +22 23 £60,000 +45.45% 1
Manchester +19 23 £50,000 - 3
Cambridgeshire +21 18 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Edinburgh -1 16 £37,500 -18.91% 3
Nottinghamshire +18 15 £35,000 +7.69% 1
East Sussex -15 15 £42,500 +54.54%
Suffolk - 15 £45,000 - 1
Cambridge - 15 £47,500 - 3
Nottingham +11 14 - - 1
North Yorkshire +1 14 £35,000 - 3
Brighton -13 14 £42,500 +54.54%
Glasgow +2 13 £43,250 - 4
Bournemouth - 13 £52,500 - 1
Dorset - 13 £52,500 - 1
Middlesbrough - 12 £35,000 -
Hammersmith - 12 £60,000 -
Ipswich - 11 £45,000 -

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1608 (81.09%) Puppet
2 1508 (76.05%) Linux
3 1090 (54.97%) DevOps
4 905 (45.64%) Python
5 746 (37.62%) Ruby
6 743 (37.47%) Java
7 734 (37.01%) MySQL
8 544 (27.43%) Git (software)
9 543 (27.38%) Jenkins
10 538 (27.13%) Perl
11 493 (24.86%) Bash Shell
12 485 (24.46%) Amazon AWS
13 484 (24.41%) Configuration Management
14 479 (24.16%) Windows
15 474 (23.90%) Open Source
16 468 (23.60%) Apache
17 460 (23.20%) PHP
18 445 (22.44%) Continuous Integration
19 423 (21.33%) Web Services
20 413 (20.83%) Nagios
21 397 (20.02%) JavaScript
22 388 (19.57%) Red Hat
23 384 (19.36%) Agile Software Development
24 378 (19.06%) UNIX
25 356 (17.95%) MongoDB
26 347 (17.50%) E-Commerce
27 340 (17.15%) Ubuntu
28 339 (17.10%) VMware
29 330 (16.64%) CentOS
30 311 (15.68%) NoSQL

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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
1 468 (23.60%) Apache
2 262 (13.21%) nginx
3 216 (10.89%) Tomcat
4 163 (8.22%) IIS
5 146 (7.36%) OpenStack
6 137 (6.91%) Elasticsearch
7 131 (6.61%) Node.js
8 93 (4.69%) Apache Solr
9 64 (3.23%) Drupal
10 55 (2.77%) Confluence
11 45 (2.27%) Jetty
12 33 (1.66%) WebLogic
13 25 (1.26%) MS Exchange
14 21 (1.06%) WordPress
14 21 (1.06%) CMS
15 20 (1.01%) WebSphere
16 17 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
17 16 (0.81%) Mule
18 14 (0.71%) SAS
18 14 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 102 (5.14%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.71%) SPSS
3 5 (0.25%) MS Office
4 4 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.050%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.050%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 38 (1.92%) Magento
2 10 (0.50%) FastVal
2 10 (0.50%) SunGard APT
3 4 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.15%) Summit
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.050%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.050%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 485 (24.46%) Amazon AWS
2 228 (11.50%) Amazon EC2
3 115 (5.80%) SaaS
4 108 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
5 79 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
6 78 (3.93%) PaaS
7 72 (3.63%) IaaS
7 72 (3.63%) Amazon S3
8 55 (2.77%) GitHub
9 54 (2.72%) Rackspace Cloud
10 34 (1.71%) Amazon ELB
11 33 (1.66%) Joyent
12 18 (0.91%) Route 53
13 16 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
14 12 (0.61%) Google Apps
15 11 (0.55%) Heroku
16 10 (0.50%) CloudFront
17 9 (0.45%) OpenShift
18 8 (0.40%) Google Compute Engine
18 8 (0.40%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 269 (13.57%) TCP/IP
2 260 (13.11%) DNS
3 172 (8.67%) HTTP
4 156 (7.87%) Firewall
5 135 (6.81%) SAN
6 120 (6.05%) Internet
7 103 (5.19%) LDAP
8 102 (5.14%) VPN
9 87 (4.39%) SSL
10 78 (3.93%) SNMP
11 68 (3.43%) SSH
12 61 (3.08%) DHCP
13 54 (2.72%) NAS
14 38 (1.92%) Reverse Proxy
15 36 (1.82%) VLAN
16 30 (1.51%) LAN
17 29 (1.46%) WAN
17 29 (1.46%) IPv4
18 25 (1.26%) BIG-IP
18 25 (1.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 734 (37.01%) MySQL
2 356 (17.95%) MongoDB
3 311 (15.68%) NoSQL
4 230 (11.60%) Redis
5 226 (11.40%) PostgreSQL
6 200 (10.09%) Big Data
7 185 (9.33%) Hadoop
8 158 (7.97%) SQL Server
9 132 (6.66%) Apache Cassandra
10 128 (6.45%) Relational Database
11 64 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
11 64 (3.23%) HBase
12 49 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
13 48 (2.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 43 (2.17%) RDBMS
15 40 (2.02%) MariaDB
16 30 (1.51%) CouchDB
17 28 (1.41%) Couchbase
18 26 (1.31%) Amazon Redshift
19 23 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 544 (27.43%) Git (software)
2 543 (27.38%) Jenkins
3 262 (13.21%) Subversion
4 159 (8.02%) Maven
5 136 (6.86%) Hudson
5 136 (6.86%) TeamCity
6 130 (6.56%) Ant
7 84 (4.24%) JIRA
8 54 (2.72%) RSpec
9 47 (2.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 44 (2.22%) Cucumber
11 39 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
12 38 (1.92%) Selenium
13 37 (1.87%) JUnit
14 31 (1.56%) SpecFlow
15 30 (1.51%) VisualVM
16 29 (1.46%) Eclipse
17 28 (1.41%) FishEye
18 27 (1.36%) PhoneGap
19 26 (1.31%) CruiseControl
General
1 230 (11.60%) Finance
2 149 (7.51%) Games
3 88 (4.44%) Marketing
4 66 (3.33%) Retail
5 49 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 48 (2.42%) Banking
7 40 (2.02%) Advertising
8 26 (1.31%) Financial Institution
8 26 (1.31%) Music Industry
9 18 (0.91%) Publishing
10 14 (0.71%) Back Office
11 13 (0.66%) Online Betting
12 9 (0.45%) Legal
13 8 (0.40%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.35%) Law
15 6 (0.30%) Electronics
16 5 (0.25%) Local Government
16 5 (0.25%) Military
17 4 (0.20%) Investment Banking
17 4 (0.20%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 433 (21.84%) Developer
2 430 (21.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 419 (21.13%) Administrator
4 399 (20.12%) Systems Administrator
5 297 (14.98%) Linux Administrator
6 279 (14.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 163 (8.22%) Linux Engineer
8 121 (6.10%) Java Developer
9 108 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
10 95 (4.79%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 91 (4.59%) Senior Developer
11 91 (4.59%) Architect
12 82 (4.14%) Web Engineer
12 82 (4.14%) Operations Engineer
13 80 (4.03%) Senior Linux Administrator
14 78 (3.93%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
15 76 (3.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 62 (3.13%) Software Engineer
17 55 (2.77%) Software Developer
18 49 (2.47%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 423 (21.33%) Web Services
2 246 (12.41%) .NET
3 213 (10.74%) LAMP
4 191 (9.63%) CSS
5 189 (9.53%) HTML
6 153 (7.72%) jQuery
7 123 (6.20%) XML
8 112 (5.65%) JSON
9 100 (5.04%) Ruby on Rails
10 98 (4.94%) Spring
11 86 (4.34%) J2EE
12 84 (4.24%) ASP.NET
13 70 (3.53%) Django
14 69 (3.48%) AngularJS
15 66 (3.33%) HTML5
16 65 (3.28%) REST
17 63 (3.18%) RESTful
18 62 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
19 52 (2.62%) Hibernate
20 45 (2.27%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 474 (23.90%) Open Source
2 117 (5.90%) Computer Science
3 91 (4.59%) Clustering
4 70 (3.53%) Replication
5 59 (2.98%) Mobile App
6 49 (2.47%) Blog
7 36 (1.82%) Social Media
8 35 (1.77%) BBC
9 34 (1.71%) Management Information System
10 31 (1.56%) Client/Server
11 27 (1.36%) Social Network
12 26 (1.31%) Blackberry
12 26 (1.31%) Digital Media
13 17 (0.86%) GIS
14 15 (0.76%) LPAR
14 15 (0.76%) DLPAR
15 14 (0.71%) Visualisation
15 14 (0.71%) Online Games
15 14 (0.71%) Hedge funds
15 14 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1508 (76.05%) Linux
2 479 (24.16%) Windows
3 378 (19.06%) UNIX
4 340 (17.15%) Ubuntu
5 330 (16.64%) CentOS
6 262 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 205 (10.34%) Debian
8 87 (4.39%) Solaris
9 59 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 43 (2.17%) Apple iOS
11 41 (2.07%) Fedora
11 41 (2.07%) Android
12 36 (1.82%) AIX
13 21 (1.06%) SUSE
14 20 (1.01%) Windows 7
15 19 (0.96%) Mac OS X
16 16 (0.81%) FreeBSD
17 14 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
18 8 (0.40%) Mac OS
19 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1090 (54.97%) DevOps
2 484 (24.41%) Configuration Management
3 445 (22.44%) Continuous Integration
4 384 (19.36%) Agile Software Development
5 347 (17.50%) E-Commerce
6 311 (15.68%) Scrum
7 264 (13.31%) TDD
8 175 (8.83%) Load Balancing
9 134 (6.76%) Software Engineering
10 122 (6.15%) MVC
11 111 (5.60%) BDD
12 106 (5.35%) SOA
13 102 (5.14%) OO
14 99 (4.99%) Performance Tuning
15 95 (4.79%) Build Automation
16 88 (4.44%) ITIL
17 84 (4.24%) Kanban
18 68 (3.43%) Release Management
19 64 (3.23%) Multithreading
20 63 (3.18%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 905 (45.64%) Python
2 746 (37.62%) Ruby
3 743 (37.47%) Java
4 538 (27.13%) Perl
5 493 (24.86%) Bash Shell
6 460 (23.20%) PHP
7 397 (20.02%) JavaScript
8 285 (14.37%) SQL
9 186 (9.38%) C#
10 185 (9.33%) PowerShell
11 164 (8.27%) Shell Script
12 125 (6.30%) Scala
13 69 (3.48%) C
14 65 (3.28%) C++
15 31 (1.56%) Groovy
15 31 (1.56%) PL/SQL
15 31 (1.56%) Korn
16 28 (1.41%) CoffeeScript
17 27 (1.36%) RubyMotion
18 24 (1.21%) R
Qualifications
1 168 (8.47%) Degree
2 39 (1.97%) Sun Certification
3 30 (1.51%) RHCE
4 21 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (0.66%) CCNA
7 11 (0.55%) Security Cleared
7 11 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.40%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.30%) MCSE
10 5 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.20%) PhD
12 3 (0.15%) MCSA
13 2 (0.10%) CISSP
14 1 (0.050%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.050%) SAP Certification
14 1 (0.050%) MCITP
14 1 (0.050%) MBCS
14 1 (0.050%) CITP
14 1 (0.050%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (6.91%) QA
2 41 (2.07%) SLA
3 13 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.15%) COBIT
6 2 (0.10%) WAI
6 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.050%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 232 (11.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 176 (8.88%) KVM
3 145 (7.31%) Varnish
4 84 (4.24%) Xen
5 82 (4.14%) Active Directory
6 68 (3.43%) NFS
7 46 (2.32%) Hyper-V
8 41 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
9 40 (2.02%) vSphere
10 31 (1.56%) vCloud
10 31 (1.56%) Samba
11 26 (1.31%) Docker
12 16 (0.81%) XenServer
12 16 (0.81%) Postfix
13 15 (0.76%) Squid
13 15 (0.76%) Snort
13 15 (0.76%) VMware ESX
14 14 (0.71%) Apache Flume
15 9 (0.45%) VirtualBox
16 7 (0.35%) qmail
Systems Management
1 1608 (81.09%) Puppet
2 413 (20.83%) Nagios
3 218 (10.99%) ZABBIX
4 164 (8.27%) Vagrant
5 159 (8.02%) Ansible
6 156 (7.87%) Salt
7 99 (4.99%) logstash
8 80 (4.03%) CFEngine
9 74 (3.73%) Cacti
10 73 (3.68%) HAProxy
11 69 (3.48%) Ganglia
12 65 (3.28%) StatsD
13 61 (3.08%) Capistrano
14 51 (2.57%) SCOM
15 43 (2.17%) Zenoss
16 41 (2.07%) Munin
16 41 (2.07%) Kibana
17 33 (1.66%) collectd
18 27 (1.36%) Opsview
18 27 (1.36%) YUM
Vendors
1 388 (19.57%) Red Hat
2 339 (17.10%) VMware
3 206 (10.39%) Oracle
4 174 (8.77%) Microsoft
5 145 (7.31%) Rackspace
6 123 (6.20%) JBoss
7 85 (4.29%) Cisco
7 85 (4.29%) New Relic
8 73 (3.68%) SaltStack
9 61 (3.08%) HP
10 48 (2.42%) Dell
11 46 (2.32%) Twitter
11 46 (2.32%) Juniper
12 45 (2.27%) IBM
13 44 (2.22%) Perforce
14 42 (2.12%) Google
15 37 (1.87%) Facebook
16 34 (1.71%) Percona
17 33 (1.66%) Panasonic
18 32 (1.61%) Hitachi
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
UK
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + 23% Flexible Benefits-
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 to £75000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + experience dependent
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + share options
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Negotiable + Bonus (10%) + Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £58000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago