Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 185 273
Rank change year-on-year -2 +88 +51
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 3181 3360 2501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.88% 1.87% 1.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.54% 21.40% 15.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2652 2887 2196
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,600 £83,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 14769 15703 16044
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.74% 8.75% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 12229 12818 13143
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in England

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in England

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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 17 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
London -39 1696 £67,500 +3.85% 93
North of England +70 553 £52,500 +23.53% 42
South East +36 486 £57,000 +3.64% 22
North West +84 283 £52,500 +23.53% 18
Yorkshire +62 259 £50,000 +17.65% 24
Midlands +70 163 £52,500 -12.50% 20
East of England +32 153 £57,500 +15.00% 13
South West -6 128 £50,000 - 13
West Midlands +44 113 £52,500 -16.00% 13
East Midlands +30 50 £52,500 +5.00% 7
North East +5 11 £60,000 +41.18%
Opscode Chef
UK

For the 6 months to 17 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 England region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 2666 (83.81%) Puppet
2 2385 (74.98%) DevOps
3 2121 (66.68%) Linux
4 1974 (62.06%) Ansible
5 1885 (59.26%) Amazon AWS
6 1702 (53.51%) Python
7 1420 (44.64%) Docker
8 1379 (43.35%) Jenkins
9 1257 (39.52%) Agile Software Development
10 1228 (38.60%) Configuration Management
11 998 (31.37%) Bash Shell
12 988 (31.06%) Ruby
13 985 (30.97%) Java
14 973 (30.59%) Continuous Integration
15 904 (28.42%) Microsoft Azure
16 724 (22.76%) Git (software)
17 692 (21.75%) Windows
18 662 (20.81%) Kubernetes
19 652 (20.50%) Finance
20 620 (19.49%) Perl
21 610 (19.18%) SQL
22 584 (18.36%) Unix
23 573 (18.01%) PowerShell
24 565 (17.76%) Terraform
25 532 (16.72%) MySQL
26 504 (15.84%) Open Source
27 492 (15.47%) Red Hat
28 456 (14.34%) Scrum
29 455 (14.30%) VMware
30 393 (12.35%) 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
1 380 (11.95%) Apache
2 355 (11.16%) OpenStack
3 245 (7.70%) Tomcat
4 229 (7.20%) IIS
5 226 (7.10%) nginx
6 223 (7.01%) Elasticsearch
7 161 (5.06%) WebSphere
8 124 (3.90%) Cloud Foundry
9 114 (3.58%) JBoss
10 104 (3.27%) Apache Spark
11 101 (3.18%) Confluence
12 77 (2.42%) CloudStack
13 69 (2.17%) WebLogic
14 44 (1.38%) Apache Solr
15 40 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
16 31 (0.97%) CMS
16 31 (0.97%) Jetty
17 22 (0.69%) WordPress
18 17 (0.53%) SharePoint
19 12 (0.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (0.22%) SPSS
2 3 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.063%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.063%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.031%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.19%) Workday HCM
3 4 (0.13%) Magento
4 3 (0.094%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.094%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.094%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.063%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.031%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1885 (59.26%) Amazon AWS
2 904 (28.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 296 (9.31%) AWS CloudFormation
3 296 (9.31%) SaaS
4 258 (8.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 215 (6.76%) PaaS
6 179 (5.63%) Amazon EC2
7 164 (5.16%) IaaS
8 136 (4.28%) GitHub
9 123 (3.87%) Amazon S3
10 81 (2.55%) npm
11 72 (2.26%) Serverless
12 64 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
13 63 (1.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 60 (1.89%) OpenShift
15 58 (1.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 51 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
17 48 (1.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 40 (1.26%) Office 365
19 39 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 274 (8.61%) Firewall
2 245 (7.70%) DNS
3 201 (6.32%) TCP/IP
4 154 (4.84%) VPN
5 113 (3.55%) Internet
6 95 (2.99%) HTTP
7 93 (2.92%) DHCP
8 68 (2.14%) SAN
9 60 (1.89%) WAN
10 57 (1.79%) VLAN
11 51 (1.60%) SSL
12 46 (1.45%) LAN
13 36 (1.13%) NAS
14 35 (1.10%) LDAP
15 34 (1.07%) SMTP
16 32 (1.01%) BGP
16 32 (1.01%) IPsec
17 29 (0.91%) Ethernet
17 29 (0.91%) SSH
18 28 (0.88%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 532 (16.72%) MySQL
2 320 (10.06%) MongoDB
3 313 (9.84%) NoSQL
3 313 (9.84%) SQL Server
4 210 (6.60%) Apache Cassandra
5 202 (6.35%) Big Data
6 199 (6.26%) Hadoop
6 199 (6.26%) PostgreSQL
7 150 (4.72%) Redis
8 149 (4.68%) Relational Database
9 108 (3.40%) Amazon RDS
10 52 (1.63%) Couchbase
11 49 (1.54%) MariaDB
12 47 (1.48%) RDBMS
12 47 (1.48%) Riak
13 44 (1.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 31 (0.97%) InfluxDB
15 30 (0.94%) HBase
16 24 (0.75%) DB2
17 23 (0.72%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1379 (43.35%) Jenkins
2 724 (22.76%) Git (software)
3 386 (12.13%) TeamCity
4 331 (10.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 288 (9.05%) JIRA
6 276 (8.68%) Maven
7 218 (6.85%) Octopus Deploy
8 187 (5.88%) Subversion
9 183 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 173 (5.44%) Hudson
11 154 (4.84%) Vagrant
12 128 (4.02%) Gradle
13 117 (3.68%) Selenium
14 116 (3.65%) MSBuild
15 95 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
16 92 (2.89%) JUnit
17 91 (2.86%) gulp
18 88 (2.77%) Ant
18 88 (2.77%) Travis CI
19 85 (2.67%) Bitbucket
General
1 652 (20.50%) Finance
2 286 (8.99%) Banking
3 220 (6.92%) Telecoms
4 168 (5.28%) Marketing
5 142 (4.46%) Manufacturing
6 126 (3.96%) Electronics
7 123 (3.87%) Retail
8 68 (2.14%) Games
9 60 (1.89%) Law
10 32 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 29 (0.91%) Investment Banking
12 21 (0.66%) Advertising
12 21 (0.66%) Automotive
13 15 (0.47%) Retail Banking
14 14 (0.44%) Publishing
15 12 (0.38%) Legal
16 10 (0.31%) Back Office
16 10 (0.31%) Online Betting
17 9 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.094%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1398 (43.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 409 (12.86%) Linux Engineer
3 384 (12.07%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 368 (11.57%) AWS Engineer
5 362 (11.38%) AWS DevOps
6 322 (10.12%) Developer
7 301 (9.46%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 293 (9.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 291 (9.15%) Cloud Engineer
10 232 (7.29%) Administrator
11 214 (6.73%) Senior DevOps
12 212 (6.66%) Architect
13 183 (5.75%) Systems Administrator
14 170 (5.34%) Linux Administrator
15 150 (4.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 149 (4.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 148 (4.65%) Consultant
18 146 (4.59%) Automation Engineer
18 146 (4.59%) Lead DevOps
18 146 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 391 (12.29%) Web Services
2 340 (10.69%) .NET
3 243 (7.64%) Node.js
4 189 (5.94%) LAMP
5 155 (4.87%) RabbitMQ
6 151 (4.75%) AngularJS
6 151 (4.75%) HTML
7 139 (4.37%) REST
7 139 (4.37%) RESTful
8 136 (4.28%) Elastic Stack
9 129 (4.06%) React
10 123 (3.87%) Kafka
10 123 (3.87%) Spring
11 110 (3.46%) SOAP
12 109 (3.43%) CSS
13 93 (2.92%) Hibernate
14 85 (2.67%) HTML5
15 80 (2.51%) ASP.NET
16 79 (2.48%) JSON
17 78 (2.45%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 288 (9.05%) Public Cloud
2 262 (8.24%) Data Centre
3 158 (4.97%) Computer Science
4 151 (4.75%) Fintech
5 124 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
6 110 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
6 110 (3.46%) Private Cloud
7 109 (3.43%) Hybrid Cloud
8 101 (3.18%) Linux Command Line
9 93 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
10 72 (2.26%) Management Information System
11 57 (1.79%) Clustering
12 54 (1.70%) Online Banking
13 36 (1.13%) Mobile App
14 35 (1.10%) User Experience
15 34 (1.07%) Replication
16 27 (0.85%) Virtual Team
17 26 (0.82%) PMI
18 25 (0.79%) Data Structures
19 24 (0.75%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2121 (66.68%) Linux
2 692 (21.75%) Windows
3 584 (18.36%) Unix
4 388 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 379 (11.91%) CentOS
6 217 (6.82%) Windows Server
7 199 (6.26%) Ubuntu
8 102 (3.21%) Debian
9 60 (1.89%) Solaris
10 40 (1.26%) CoreOS
11 32 (1.01%) AIX
12 26 (0.82%) Fedora
12 26 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 25 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (0.72%) Android
15 22 (0.69%) Apple iOS
15 22 (0.69%) Mac OS X
16 15 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
17 12 (0.38%) SUSE
18 10 (0.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2385 (74.98%) DevOps
2 1257 (39.52%) Agile Software Development
3 1228 (38.60%) Configuration Management
4 973 (30.59%) Continuous Integration
5 504 (15.84%) Open Source
6 456 (14.34%) Scrum
7 362 (11.38%) Software Engineering
8 321 (10.09%) Continuous Delivery
9 302 (9.49%) Test Automation
10 296 (9.31%) TDD
11 272 (8.55%) Microservices
12 223 (7.01%) High Availability
13 220 (6.92%) Mentoring
14 212 (6.66%) Migration
15 204 (6.41%) E-Commerce
16 197 (6.19%) BDD
17 194 (6.10%) ITIL
18 183 (5.75%) Task Automation
19 167 (5.25%) Kanban
20 158 (4.97%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1702 (53.51%) Python
2 998 (31.37%) Bash Shell
3 988 (31.06%) Ruby
4 985 (30.97%) Java
5 620 (19.49%) Perl
6 610 (19.18%) SQL
7 573 (18.01%) PowerShell
8 393 (12.35%) JavaScript
9 369 (11.60%) PHP
10 321 (10.09%) C#
11 319 (10.03%) Shell Script
12 240 (7.54%) Go
13 163 (5.12%) C++
14 92 (2.89%) Groovy
15 57 (1.79%) C
16 56 (1.76%) Scala
17 37 (1.16%) VBScript
18 31 (0.97%) PHP 7
19 30 (0.94%) Korn
20 23 (0.72%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 266 (8.36%) Degree
2 101 (3.18%) Security Cleared
3 83 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 72 (2.26%) SC Cleared
5 64 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 51 (1.60%) AWS Certification
7 36 (1.13%) MCSE
8 30 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
9 29 (0.91%) Master's Degree
10 26 (0.82%) PMI Certification
11 24 (0.75%) CCNA
12 23 (0.72%) MCSD
13 21 (0.66%) MCSA
14 19 (0.60%) RHCE
15 13 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
16 12 (0.38%) CCNP
17 11 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
18 10 (0.31%) ISTQB
19 9 (0.28%) OCP
19 9 (0.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (5.09%) QA
2 73 (2.29%) GCP
3 49 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 45 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.66%) SLA
6 17 (0.53%) ISO 9001
7 13 (0.41%) HIPAA
8 5 (0.16%) COBIT
9 4 (0.13%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.094%) DICOM
10 3 (0.094%) HL7
10 3 (0.094%) ISAE 3402
10 3 (0.094%) SSAE 16
11 2 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.063%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.031%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.031%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.031%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.031%) GDPR
12 1 (0.031%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1420 (44.64%) Docker
2 278 (8.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (3.87%) vSphere
4 114 (3.58%) Active Directory
5 110 (3.46%) Hyper-V
6 107 (3.36%) Xen
7 105 (3.30%) Virtual Machines
8 60 (1.89%) XenServer
9 58 (1.82%) KVM
10 46 (1.45%) Varnish
11 42 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
12 41 (1.29%) iptables
13 24 (0.75%) Apache Flume
14 23 (0.72%) LXC
15 22 (0.69%) VirtualBox
16 21 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
17 20 (0.63%) vCloud
18 18 (0.57%) VMware NSX
19 13 (0.41%) NFS
20 12 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2666 (83.81%) Puppet
2 1974 (62.06%) Ansible
3 662 (20.81%) Kubernetes
4 565 (17.76%) Terraform
5 294 (9.24%) Nagios
6 248 (7.80%) Salt
7 158 (4.97%) Packer
8 111 (3.49%) Cobbler
9 108 (3.40%) ZABBIX
10 87 (2.73%) Grafana
11 76 (2.39%) Mesos
11 76 (2.39%) Tivoli
12 74 (2.33%) logstash
13 63 (1.98%) Icinga
14 60 (1.89%) Kibana
15 55 (1.73%) Graphite
16 50 (1.57%) Docker Swarm
16 50 (1.57%) HAProxy
17 45 (1.41%) Rundeck
18 44 (1.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 492 (15.47%) Red Hat
2 455 (14.30%) VMware
3 301 (9.46%) Microsoft
4 294 (9.24%) Google
5 291 (9.15%) Oracle
6 189 (5.94%) SaltStack
7 129 (4.06%) New Relic
8 126 (3.96%) SAP
9 118 (3.71%) Splunk
10 112 (3.52%) Cisco
11 98 (3.08%) IBM
12 82 (2.58%) AppDynamics
13 70 (2.20%) Atlassian
14 67 (2.11%) EnterpriseDB
15 61 (1.92%) Rackspace
16 46 (1.45%) Citrix
17 45 (1.41%) ServiceNow
18 42 (1.32%) HP
19 34 (1.07%) CA
20 26 (0.82%) CheckPoint