Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Opscode Chef skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Opscode Chef over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 141 171
Rank change year-on-year +26 +30 +22
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 55 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.82% 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.50% 6.30% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35 5 10
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £36,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.99% -23.16% +11.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,750 £25,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £45,000 £82,500
North West median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% -10.00%

Opscode Chef is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 234 127 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 7.74% 5.61% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 151 105 178
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.14% -8.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £55,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Cheshire

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in Cheshire

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Opscode Chef in Cheshire

Opscode Chef
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 18 £51,250 - 1
Sandbach - 9 £47,500 - 1
Chester +4 8 £60,000 -
Warrington 0 2 £37,500 -16.67%
Crewe -1 2 £55,000 +50.68%
Opscode Chef
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 41 (74.55%) Linux
2 29 (52.73%) Java
2 29 (52.73%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (50.91%) DevOps
4 27 (49.09%) Puppet
4 27 (49.09%) Unix
5 22 (40.00%) Docker
6 20 (36.36%) Windows
7 18 (32.73%) Python
7 18 (32.73%) Jenkins
8 17 (30.91%) SQL
9 15 (27.27%) Middleware
9 15 (27.27%) Ansible
10 14 (25.45%) Finance
10 14 (25.45%) AIX
10 14 (25.45%) Apache
10 14 (25.45%) Open Source
10 14 (25.45%) Ruby
11 13 (23.64%) OpenShift
11 13 (23.64%) IBM
12 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
12 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (20.00%) Perl
13 11 (20.00%) Software Engineering
14 10 (18.18%) Microservices
14 10 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
14 10 (18.18%) CA Wily
14 10 (18.18%) Tomcat
15 9 (16.36%) Red Hat

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (25.45%) Apache
2 10 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 9 (16.36%) JBoss
4 7 (12.73%) Confluence
5 6 (10.91%) WebSphere
6 4 (7.27%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (7.27%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (3.64%) Apache Spark
7 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.82%) Anypoint
Cloud Services
1 29 (52.73%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (23.64%) OpenShift
3 10 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (16.36%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (10.91%) PaaS
7 3 (5.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (5.45%) GitHub
8 2 (3.64%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (3.64%) CloudFront
8 2 (3.64%) Office 365
8 2 (3.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) SSH
2 7 (12.73%) Ethernet
2 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.91%) HTTP
3 6 (10.91%) Internet
4 4 (7.27%) SAN
4 4 (7.27%) SSL
5 3 (5.45%) DNS
5 3 (5.45%) LDAP
6 2 (3.64%) Firewall
6 2 (3.64%) LAN
6 2 (3.64%) MPLS
6 2 (3.64%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (3.64%) VoIP
6 2 (3.64%) WAN
7 1 (1.82%) DHCP
7 1 (1.82%) NAS
7 1 (1.82%) VPN
7 1 (1.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (12.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (12.73%) NoSQL
3 7 (12.73%) Redis
4 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.45%) Big Data
5 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.64%) Data Lake
6 2 (3.64%) DB2
6 2 (3.64%) MariaDB
6 2 (3.64%) MySQL
7 1 (1.82%) Informix
7 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (32.73%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.73%) SonarQube
3 6 (10.91%) Bitbucket
3 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.91%) JIRA
4 4 (7.27%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (5.45%) JUnit
5 3 (5.45%) Maven
5 3 (5.45%) Selenium
5 3 (5.45%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.64%) Ant
6 2 (3.64%) NuGet
7 1 (1.82%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (1.82%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.82%) Gradle
7 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.82%) JMeter
7 1 (1.82%) MSI
7 1 (1.82%) Sikuli
7 1 (1.82%) TestNG
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Banking
3 8 (14.55%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.27%) Law
5 2 (3.64%) Legal
5 2 (3.64%) Marketing
6 1 (1.82%) Advertising
6 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
2 11 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 9 (16.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Administrator
5 5 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (7.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Middleware Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) Unix Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) Middleware
2 7 (12.73%) JSON
2 7 (12.73%) Spring
3 4 (7.27%) HTML
3 4 (7.27%) Spring Boot
3 4 (7.27%) Spring Cloud
3 4 (7.27%) XML
4 3 (5.45%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (5.45%) Hibernate
4 3 (5.45%) OAuth
4 3 (5.45%) RESTful
4 3 (5.45%) Web Services
5 2 (3.64%) Ajax
5 2 (3.64%) HTML5
5 2 (3.64%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (3.64%) jQuery
5 2 (3.64%) JSON Schema
5 2 (3.64%) Node.js
5 2 (3.64%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (3.64%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Clustering
2 4 (7.27%) Fintech
3 3 (5.45%) Internet of Things
3 3 (5.45%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.64%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.82%) FMCG
5 1 (1.82%) Life Science
5 1 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) PKI
5 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (74.55%) Linux
2 27 (49.09%) Unix
3 20 (36.36%) Windows
4 14 (25.45%) AIX
5 10 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (14.55%) Solaris
7 4 (7.27%) Windows Server
8 3 (5.45%) CentOS
9 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) DevOps
2 14 (25.45%) Open Source
3 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 10 (18.18%) Microservices
6 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (14.55%) Risk Management
7 8 (14.55%) Wealth Management
8 7 (12.73%) ITIL
8 7 (12.73%) TDD
9 6 (10.91%) Change Management
9 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (9.09%) High Availability
10 5 (9.09%) SDLC
10 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
11 4 (7.27%) BDD
11 4 (7.27%) Coaching
11 4 (7.27%) Project Management
11 4 (7.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (52.73%) Java
2 18 (32.73%) Python
3 17 (30.91%) SQL
4 14 (25.45%) Ruby
5 11 (20.00%) Perl
6 7 (12.73%) PHP
6 7 (12.73%) Shell Script
7 6 (10.91%) Bash Shell
7 6 (10.91%) PowerShell
8 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
9 3 (5.45%) C#
9 3 (5.45%) Jython
9 3 (5.45%) Korn
9 3 (5.45%) VBScript
10 2 (3.64%) Groovy
11 1 (1.82%) Go
11 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
3 2 (3.64%) CCNA
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.64%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.82%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.64%) QA
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (40.00%) Docker
2 8 (14.55%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.64%) VirtualBox
5 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.64%) Xen
6 1 (1.82%) KVM
Systems Management
1 27 (49.09%) Puppet
2 15 (27.27%) Ansible
3 10 (18.18%) CA Wily
4 6 (10.91%) BladeLogic
4 6 (10.91%) Kubernetes
5 3 (5.45%) Terraform
6 2 (3.64%) Ambari
6 2 (3.64%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (3.64%) Salt
7 1 (1.82%) Nagios
7 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (1.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) IBM
2 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
3 9 (16.36%) SaltStack
4 6 (10.91%) AppDynamics
4 6 (10.91%) CA
5 5 (9.09%) VMware
6 4 (7.27%) HP
7 3 (5.45%) MuleSoft
7 3 (5.45%) Oracle
7 3 (5.45%) Symantec
7 3 (5.45%) Veritas
8 2 (3.64%) Apigee
8 2 (3.64%) arcserve
8 2 (3.64%) Atlassian
8 2 (3.64%) Google
8 2 (3.64%) Hortonworks
8 2 (3.64%) Sophos
8 2 (3.64%) Teradata
8 2 (3.64%) Twitter