The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 65 75
Rank change year-on-year +8 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 44 29 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.60% 2.40% 1.79%
As % of the Systems Management category 36.67% 32.95% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 16
Median salary £53,750 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.21% +2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £27,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £54,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% -  

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

Systems Management Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 120 88 95
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 9.83% 7.29% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 55 53 61
Median salary £52,500 £35,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -24.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Edinburgh

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in Edinburgh

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Opscode Chef in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 55 (79.71%) Linux
2 51 (73.91%) Puppet
3 42 (60.87%) Windows
4 40 (57.97%) PowerShell
5 39 (56.52%) Configuration Management
6 37 (53.62%) Python
7 30 (43.48%) VMware
7 30 (43.48%) Ansible
8 29 (42.03%) Data Centre
9 25 (36.23%) Active Directory
10 24 (34.78%) Cisco
11 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
11 23 (33.33%) DevOps
12 21 (30.43%) Bash Shell
13 20 (28.99%) Amazon AWS
13 20 (28.99%) SAN
14 19 (27.54%) Finance
14 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (27.54%) Windows Server
15 18 (26.09%) Citrix
16 17 (24.64%) Apache
16 17 (24.64%) Tomcat
16 17 (24.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 16 (23.19%) Ubuntu
17 16 (23.19%) WAN
17 16 (23.19%) Perl
17 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Azure
18 15 (21.74%) Git (software)
18 15 (21.74%) IIS
18 15 (21.74%) ITIL

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 17 (24.64%) Apache
1 17 (24.64%) Tomcat
2 15 (21.74%) IIS
3 9 (13.04%) Skype for Business
4 7 (10.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (10.14%) JBoss
4 7 (10.14%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.90%) Confluence
6 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 20 (28.99%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (13.04%) Office 365
4 4 (5.80%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (5.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (5.80%) SaaS
5 3 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.99%) SAN
2 16 (23.19%) WAN
3 13 (18.84%) NAS
4 9 (13.04%) DHCP
4 9 (13.04%) DNS
4 9 (13.04%) iSCSI
5 7 (10.14%) Firewall
5 7 (10.14%) LAN
6 2 (2.90%) Skype
7 1 (1.45%) HTTP
7 1 (1.45%) Internet
7 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) MySQL
2 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
3 9 (13.04%) NoSQL
4 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (4.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.14%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.70%) Maven
3 6 (8.70%) Subversion
4 5 (7.25%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (5.80%) Bitbucket
5 4 (5.80%) GCC
5 4 (5.80%) MSI
5 4 (5.80%) NuGet
5 4 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.90%) JIRA
6 2 (2.90%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.45%) GitLab
7 1 (1.45%) Gradle
7 1 (1.45%) Grunt
7 1 (1.45%) gulp
7 1 (1.45%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (1.45%) Selenium
7 1 (1.45%) SonarQube
General
1 19 (27.54%) Finance
2 10 (14.49%) Games
3 2 (2.90%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Administrator
2 14 (20.29%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Consultant
5 7 (10.14%) DevOps Administrator
5 7 (10.14%) Linux Consultant
5 7 (10.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Unix Consultant
6 6 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Architect
7 5 (7.25%) Configuration Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Lead Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (5.80%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Windows Administrator
8 4 (5.80%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.39%) Web Services
2 11 (15.94%) LAMP
3 6 (8.70%) .NET
4 4 (5.80%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.80%) jQuery
5 3 (4.35%) Celery
5 3 (4.35%) Flask
5 3 (4.35%) RESTful
5 3 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (2.90%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.45%) Ajax
7 1 (1.45%) CSS
7 1 (1.45%) CSS3
7 1 (1.45%) HTML
7 1 (1.45%) HTML5
7 1 (1.45%) J2EE
7 1 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.45%) React
Miscellaneous
1 29 (42.03%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.14%) Blackberry
2 7 (10.14%) Clustering
2 7 (10.14%) Replication
3 2 (2.90%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.90%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.90%) EMC VNX
3 2 (2.90%) Fintech
3 2 (2.90%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 55 (79.71%) Linux
2 42 (60.87%) Windows
3 19 (27.54%) Windows Server
4 17 (24.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (23.19%) Ubuntu
6 15 (21.74%) Unix
7 7 (10.14%) AIX
8 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.90%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (56.52%) Configuration Management
2 23 (33.33%) DevOps
3 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (21.74%) ITIL
5 13 (18.84%) High Availability
5 13 (18.84%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (17.39%) SDLC
7 11 (15.94%) Open Source
8 10 (14.49%) IT Strategy
9 9 (13.04%) Mentoring
9 9 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (11.59%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (10.14%) Identity Management
11 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 7 (10.14%) Programme Delivery
11 7 (10.14%) Scrum
12 6 (8.70%) Asset Management
12 6 (8.70%) Investment Management
12 6 (8.70%) Translating Business Requirements
12 6 (8.70%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.97%) PowerShell
2 37 (53.62%) Python
3 21 (30.43%) Bash Shell
4 16 (23.19%) Perl
5 10 (14.49%) PHP
5 10 (14.49%) SQL
6 9 (13.04%) Ruby
7 7 (10.14%) C
8 6 (8.70%) Java
9 5 (7.25%) VBScript
10 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.45%) Groovy
11 1 (1.45%) Jython
11 1 (1.45%) Scala
11 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) CISSP
2 2 (2.90%) Degree
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.45%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (36.23%) Active Directory
2 14 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (15.94%) Hyper-V
3 11 (15.94%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (13.04%) vSphere
4 9 (13.04%) XenApp
5 7 (10.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (10.14%) RHEV
5 7 (10.14%) XenDesktop
6 5 (7.25%) Docker
7 1 (1.45%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 51 (73.91%) Puppet
2 30 (43.48%) Ansible
3 13 (18.84%) Nagios
4 8 (11.59%) Rundeck
5 7 (10.14%) Capistrano
5 7 (10.14%) Check_MK
5 7 (10.14%) Control-M
5 7 (10.14%) SCCM
5 7 (10.14%) SCOM
5 7 (10.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (10.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 7 (10.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (7.25%) yum
7 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (5.80%) PowerCLI
8 1 (1.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 30 (43.48%) VMware
2 24 (34.78%) Cisco
3 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 18 (26.09%) Citrix
5 13 (18.84%) Perforce
6 11 (15.94%) F5
7 10 (14.49%) Red Hat
8 9 (13.04%) Brocade
8 9 (13.04%) CA
8 9 (13.04%) EMC
8 9 (13.04%) Percona
8 9 (13.04%) Riverbed
8 9 (13.04%) Symantec
8 9 (13.04%) Varonis
9 7 (10.14%) Palo Alto
9 7 (10.14%) Splunk
10 4 (5.80%) Google
10 4 (5.80%) HP
11 2 (2.90%) Atlassian
12 1 (1.45%) Oracle
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