Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK > England
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 247 214 177
Rank change year-on-year -33 -37 +19
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 778 2,210 3,147
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.30% 1.67% 1.97%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.44% 12.82% 18.88%
Number of salaries quoted 660 1,816 2,589
Median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% -

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 England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 9,222 17,242 16,671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.39% 13.07% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7,412 13,195 13,318
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in England

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Opscode Chef in England.

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in England

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Opscode Chef in England over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Opscode Chef in England

Opscode Chef
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the England region over the 6 months to 8 August 2020. 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
London -70 413 £72,500 +3.57% 70
North of England +98 200 £55,000 +3.00% 30
Yorkshire +113 104 £55,000 +4.76% 8
North West +51 88 £55,000 -5.58% 21
South East +10 69 £70,000 +12.00% 12
South West +36 43 £55,000 +10.00% 14
Midlands +55 29 £55,000 - 12
East of England +37 22 £55,000 -8.33% 7
West Midlands +58 21 £55,000 - 7
East Midlands +67 8 £55,000 +22.22% 5
North East +17 8 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Opscode Chef
UK

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, IT jobs citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 594 (76.35%) Puppet
2 551 (70.82%) Ansible
3 541 (69.54%) DevOps
4 488 (62.72%) AWS
5 423 (54.37%) Docker
6 406 (52.19%) Terraform
7 398 (51.16%) Kubernetes
7 398 (51.16%) Python
8 353 (45.37%) Azure
9 336 (43.19%) Linux
10 288 (37.02%) Agile Software Development
11 281 (36.12%) Jenkins
12 257 (33.03%) Configuration Management
13 215 (27.63%) PowerShell
14 206 (26.48%) Java
15 194 (24.94%) Git (software)
16 186 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
17 169 (21.72%) Bash Shell
18 168 (21.59%) Windows
19 164 (21.08%) Infrastructure as Code
20 156 (20.05%) AWS CloudFormation
21 146 (18.77%) Finance
22 141 (18.12%) GCP
23 127 (16.32%) Scrum
24 123 (15.81%) Ruby
25 122 (15.68%) SQL
26 115 (14.78%) Go
27 111 (14.27%) Microsoft
28 110 (14.14%) VMware
29 103 (13.24%) JavaScript

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 52 (6.68%) Elasticsearch
2 45 (5.78%) Apache
3 37 (4.76%) IIS
4 25 (3.21%) Confluence
5 23 (2.96%) OpenStack
5 23 (2.96%) Tomcat
6 17 (2.19%) Apache Spark
7 14 (1.80%) JBoss
8 13 (1.67%) nginx
9 12 (1.54%) Skype for Business
10 7 (0.90%) SharePoint
10 7 (0.90%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.64%) Apache Airflow
13 4 (0.51%) WildFly
14 3 (0.39%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.39%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.39%) Luigi
14 3 (0.39%) MS Exchange
15 2 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
1 12 (1.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (1.29%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (0.64%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.26%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 488 (62.72%) AWS
2 353 (45.37%) Azure
3 156 (20.05%) AWS CloudFormation
4 141 (18.12%) GCP
5 99 (12.72%) SaaS
6 97 (12.47%) IaaS
7 84 (10.80%) PaaS
8 72 (9.25%) Serverless
9 62 (7.97%) Office 365
10 52 (6.68%) Slack
11 43 (5.53%) Amazon S3
11 43 (5.53%) AWS Lambda
12 34 (4.37%) Amazon ECS
12 34 (4.37%) Azure Active Directory
13 33 (4.24%) Amazon EC2
14 31 (3.98%) GitHub
15 30 (3.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 25 (3.21%) Route 53
17 23 (2.96%) OpenShift
18 15 (1.93%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (7.97%) Firewall
2 57 (7.33%) DNS
3 41 (5.27%) VPN
4 37 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 23 (2.96%) WAN
6 21 (2.70%) SAN
7 19 (2.44%) BGP
7 19 (2.44%) OSPF
8 18 (2.31%) LAN
9 17 (2.19%) Network Security
10 14 (1.80%) DHCP
10 14 (1.80%) Wireless
11 13 (1.67%) IPsec
11 13 (1.67%) MPLS
11 13 (1.67%) SNMP
11 13 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (1.67%) Wireshark
12 12 (1.54%) Internet
12 12 (1.54%) RIP
12 12 (1.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 86 (11.05%) MySQL
3 38 (4.88%) Big Data
4 34 (4.37%) NoSQL
5 32 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (3.47%) Redis
7 25 (3.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 22 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 22 (2.83%) MongoDB
9 21 (2.70%) Relational Database
10 17 (2.19%) MariaDB
11 13 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
11 13 (1.67%) Hadoop
12 12 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
14 8 (1.03%) Amazon Athena
14 8 (1.03%) Oracle Exadata
14 8 (1.03%) Power BI
15 7 (0.90%) Oracle Database
15 7 (0.90%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 281 (36.12%) Jenkins
2 194 (24.94%) Git (software)
3 85 (10.93%) JIRA
4 82 (10.54%) TeamCity
5 67 (8.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 56 (7.20%) Bitbucket
7 51 (6.56%) GitLab
8 48 (6.17%) Octopus Deploy
9 47 (6.04%) Selenium
10 39 (5.01%) Maven
11 34 (4.37%) Cucumber
12 26 (3.34%) Vagrant
13 21 (2.70%) Gradle
14 19 (2.44%) Subversion
14 19 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (2.31%) Sonatype Nexus
15 18 (2.31%) Travis CI
16 17 (2.19%) Visual Studio Team System
17 15 (1.93%) CircleCI
18 13 (1.67%) Ant
General
1 146 (18.77%) Finance
2 33 (4.24%) Banking
3 31 (3.98%) Law
4 19 (2.44%) Marketing
5 18 (2.31%) Games
6 8 (1.03%) Retail
7 6 (0.77%) Automotive
8 4 (0.51%) Public Sector
9 3 (0.39%) Billing
9 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.39%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.26%) Legal
10 2 (0.26%) Military
10 2 (0.26%) Publishing
11 1 (0.13%) Advertising
11 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.13%) German Language
11 1 (0.13%) Local Government
11 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 320 (41.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 96 (12.34%) AWS Engineer
3 73 (9.38%) Developer
4 72 (9.25%) Platform Engineer
5 65 (8.35%) AWS DevOps
6 61 (7.84%) Cloud Engineer
7 54 (6.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 46 (5.91%) Azure Engineer
9 43 (5.53%) Senior DevOps
10 40 (5.14%) Linux Engineer
11 36 (4.63%) Architect
12 35 (4.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 34 (4.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 31 (3.98%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 30 (3.86%) IT Engineer
15 30 (3.86%) Python Engineer
16 28 (3.60%) Kubernetes Engineer
17 26 (3.34%) Operations Engineer
18 25 (3.21%) Administrator
18 25 (3.21%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (10.15%) Web Services
2 59 (7.58%) Node.js
3 49 (6.30%) Elastic Stack
4 47 (6.04%) .NET
5 28 (3.60%) Kafka
6 24 (3.08%) React
7 22 (2.83%) LAMP
7 22 (2.83%) REST
8 19 (2.44%) AngularJS
8 19 (2.44%) Spring
9 18 (2.31%) HTML
9 18 (2.31%) RabbitMQ
10 15 (1.93%) CSS
10 15 (1.93%) Spring Boot
11 14 (1.80%) YAML
12 12 (1.54%) HTML5
13 11 (1.41%) JSON
13 11 (1.41%) XML
14 10 (1.29%) Sensu
15 9 (1.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (8.74%) Public Cloud
2 54 (6.94%) Cloud Native
3 45 (5.78%) Data Centre
4 28 (3.60%) User Experience
5 22 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (2.57%) Social Network
8 18 (2.31%) Virtual Team
9 16 (2.06%) Hedge funds
10 15 (1.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 13 (1.67%) Algorithms
11 13 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
12 12 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (1.16%) FMCG
14 8 (1.03%) Clustering
14 8 (1.03%) Derivative
15 7 (0.90%) Enterprise Cloud
15 7 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (0.77%) Management Information System
17 5 (0.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 336 (43.19%) Linux
2 168 (21.59%) Windows
3 66 (8.48%) Windows Server
4 53 (6.81%) Unix
5 44 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (4.76%) CentOS
7 20 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (1.93%) Debian
8 15 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.80%) Ubuntu
9 14 (1.80%) VMS
10 13 (1.67%) Mac OS X
11 9 (1.16%) FreeBSD
12 8 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (0.90%) CoreOS
13 7 (0.90%) FreeNAS
13 7 (0.90%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.90%) Windows Server 2016
14 6 (0.77%) zOS
15 5 (0.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (69.54%) DevOps
2 288 (37.02%) Agile Software Development
3 257 (33.03%) Configuration Management
4 186 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
5 164 (21.08%) Infrastructure as Code
6 127 (16.32%) Scrum
7 101 (12.98%) Deployment Automation
8 97 (12.47%) Migration
9 92 (11.83%) Continuous Delivery
10 91 (11.70%) Microservices
11 86 (11.05%) Fintech
12 79 (10.15%) Test Automation
13 75 (9.64%) High Availability
14 71 (9.13%) Problem-Solving
15 70 (9.00%) Infrastructure Automation
16 63 (8.10%) SDLC
17 62 (7.97%) Software Engineering
18 59 (7.58%) TDD
19 58 (7.46%) Open Source
20 56 (7.20%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 398 (51.16%) Python
2 215 (27.63%) PowerShell
3 206 (26.48%) Java
4 169 (21.72%) Bash Shell
5 123 (15.81%) Ruby
6 122 (15.68%) SQL
7 115 (14.78%) Go
8 103 (13.24%) JavaScript
9 83 (10.67%) C#
10 39 (5.01%) Shell Script
11 29 (3.73%) PHP
12 27 (3.47%) Groovy
13 23 (2.96%) Perl
14 19 (2.44%) C++
15 16 (2.06%) T-SQL
16 13 (1.67%) Scala
17 12 (1.54%) C
18 11 (1.41%) Java 8
19 7 (0.90%) Elixir
19 7 (0.90%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 71 (9.13%) Degree
2 30 (3.86%) AWS Certification
3 28 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (3.08%) Security Cleared
5 19 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.54%) CCNP
8 10 (1.29%) CCNA
8 10 (1.29%) DV Cleared
9 9 (1.16%) SC Cleared
10 7 (0.90%) MCP
10 7 (0.90%) MCSA
11 6 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.64%) OCP
12 5 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
12 5 (0.64%) RHCE
13 3 (0.39%) CISSP
13 3 (0.39%) MCITP
13 3 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.11%) QA
2 15 (1.93%) SLA
3 6 (0.77%) GDPR
3 6 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.13%) NIST
System Software
1 423 (54.37%) Docker
2 92 (11.83%) Active Directory
3 68 (8.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (6.56%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.54%) vSphere
6 11 (1.41%) KVM
7 10 (1.29%) VirtualBox
8 8 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.39%) LXC
10 3 (0.39%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.26%) iptables
11 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.13%) XenApp
12 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 594 (76.35%) Puppet
2 551 (70.82%) Ansible
3 406 (52.19%) Terraform
4 398 (51.16%) Kubernetes
5 43 (5.53%) Salt
6 40 (5.14%) SCCM
7 36 (4.63%) Nagios
8 35 (4.50%) Prometheus
9 30 (3.86%) Kibana
9 30 (3.86%) Packer
10 29 (3.73%) Docker Swarm
10 29 (3.73%) Grafana
11 27 (3.47%) SCVMM
12 23 (2.96%) Istio
13 20 (2.57%) Consul
14 18 (2.31%) ZABBIX
15 16 (2.06%) logstash
16 11 (1.41%) Graphite
16 11 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
17 10 (1.29%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 111 (14.27%) Microsoft
2 110 (14.14%) VMware
3 73 (9.38%) Google
4 64 (8.23%) Oracle
5 58 (7.46%) Cisco
6 42 (5.40%) Red Hat
7 35 (4.50%) SaltStack
8 29 (3.73%) New Relic
9 28 (3.60%) HP
10 27 (3.47%) Splunk
11 20 (2.57%) IBM
12 18 (2.31%) Juniper
12 18 (2.31%) SAP
13 15 (1.93%) Avaya
13 15 (1.93%) Palo Alto
14 14 (1.80%) Atlassian
15 13 (1.67%) Dell
15 13 (1.67%) F5
15 13 (1.67%) Riverbed
16 11 (1.41%) CheckPoint