Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK > England
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 232 212 186
Rank change year-on-year -20 -26 +9
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 644 2,043 2,961
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.43% 1.62% 1.93%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.61% 12.38% 18.10%
Number of salaries quoted 601 1,605 2,392
Median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £37,753
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -

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 7,478 16,507 16,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.63% 13.05% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6,156 12,610 13,026
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +3.77%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £86,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -31 360 £70,000 -6.67% 75
North of England +70 142 £55,000 - 47
Yorkshire +81 88 £55,000 +4.76% 14
North West +48 49 £52,500 -12.50% 32
Midlands +99 46 £47,500 -9.52% 14
South West +52 39 £57,500 +9.52% 8
West Midlands +93 35 £47,500 -9.52% 9
South East +11 32 £65,000 +4.00% 8
East of England +91 22 £55,000 -8.33% 6
East Midlands +77 11 £47,500 -2.56% 5
North East +12 5 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Opscode Chef
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 531 (82.45%) Puppet
2 464 (72.05%) Ansible
3 463 (71.89%) DevOps
4 431 (66.93%) AWS
5 385 (59.78%) Docker
6 362 (56.21%) Terraform
7 358 (55.59%) Kubernetes
8 326 (50.62%) Linux
9 307 (47.67%) Python
10 282 (43.79%) Azure
11 252 (39.13%) Configuration Management
12 244 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
13 228 (35.40%) Jenkins
14 177 (27.48%) AWS CloudFormation
15 169 (26.24%) Java
16 162 (25.16%) Infrastructure as Code
17 154 (23.91%) PowerShell
18 140 (21.74%) Git (software)
19 135 (20.96%) Continuous Integration
20 132 (20.50%) Bash Shell
21 127 (19.72%) Go
22 126 (19.57%) Deployment Automation
23 122 (18.94%) Windows
24 117 (18.17%) Microsoft
24 117 (18.17%) Ruby
25 110 (17.08%) GCP
26 106 (16.46%) Finance
26 106 (16.46%) Scrum
27 97 (15.06%) Fintech
28 94 (14.60%) 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 54 (8.39%) Elasticsearch
2 38 (5.90%) IIS
3 29 (4.50%) Apache
4 26 (4.04%) Confluence
5 23 (3.57%) Skype for Business
6 16 (2.48%) JBoss
7 12 (1.86%) OpenStack
8 11 (1.71%) WebSphere
9 10 (1.55%) Apache Spark
10 9 (1.40%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.24%) GlassFish
12 7 (1.09%) nginx
13 5 (0.78%) DNN
14 4 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
15 3 (0.47%) WildFly
16 2 (0.31%) Apache Solr
16 2 (0.31%) Jupyter
17 1 (0.16%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
1 23 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (3.11%) SAP Hybris
2 8 (1.24%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (1.09%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 5 (0.78%) Sentinel
5 4 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.31%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 431 (66.93%) AWS
2 282 (43.79%) Azure
3 177 (27.48%) AWS CloudFormation
4 110 (17.08%) GCP
5 94 (14.60%) PaaS
6 90 (13.98%) IaaS
7 85 (13.20%) SaaS
8 67 (10.40%) Office 365
9 55 (8.54%) Azure Active Directory
10 52 (8.07%) Serverless
11 45 (6.99%) Slack
12 41 (6.37%) Amazon EKS
13 39 (6.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 34 (5.28%) Amazon S3
14 34 (5.28%) Route 53
15 32 (4.97%) GitHub
16 28 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
17 23 (3.57%) Amazon ECS
18 21 (3.26%) Akamai
19 19 (2.95%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 68 (10.56%) DNS
2 56 (8.70%) Firewall
3 40 (6.21%) TCP/IP
4 37 (5.75%) Network Security
5 36 (5.59%) VPN
6 28 (4.35%) WAN
7 26 (4.04%) LAN
7 26 (4.04%) Wireless
8 25 (3.88%) DHCP
8 25 (3.88%) IPsec
8 25 (3.88%) VoIP
9 24 (3.73%) MPLS
9 24 (3.73%) Wi-Fi
10 23 (3.57%) BGP
10 23 (3.57%) MRTG
10 23 (3.57%) OSPF
10 23 (3.57%) RIP
10 23 (3.57%) Skype
10 23 (3.57%) TACACS
10 23 (3.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (11.65%) MySQL
2 71 (11.02%) SQL Server
3 44 (6.83%) Redis
4 37 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
5 33 (5.12%) MongoDB
6 28 (4.35%) NoSQL
7 24 (3.73%) MariaDB
8 21 (3.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 17 (2.64%) Relational Database
10 15 (2.33%) Cosmos DB
11 14 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
13 12 (1.86%) Azure SQL Database
14 8 (1.24%) Big Data
14 8 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
15 7 (1.09%) SAP HANA
15 7 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
16 6 (0.93%) Apache Ignite
16 6 (0.93%) CouchDB
16 6 (0.93%) Flink
Development Applications
1 228 (35.40%) Jenkins
2 140 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 61 (9.47%) GitLab
4 60 (9.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 47 (7.30%) TeamCity
6 42 (6.52%) JIRA
7 41 (6.37%) Bitbucket
8 38 (5.90%) Selenium
9 35 (5.43%) Cucumber
10 25 (3.88%) Octopus Deploy
11 24 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
12 22 (3.42%) Subversion
13 19 (2.95%) JUnit
14 15 (2.33%) Travis CI
15 14 (2.17%) Maven
15 14 (2.17%) Vagrant
16 12 (1.86%) Sonatype Nexus
17 11 (1.71%) CircleCI
17 11 (1.71%) Mockito
18 10 (1.55%) Gerrit
General
1 106 (16.46%) Finance
2 37 (5.75%) Banking
3 29 (4.50%) Law
4 18 (2.80%) Games
5 12 (1.86%) Marketing
6 8 (1.24%) Advertising
7 4 (0.62%) Automotive
7 4 (0.62%) Public Sector
8 3 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.31%) Back Office
9 2 (0.31%) Military
9 2 (0.31%) Retail
10 1 (0.16%) Front Office
10 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.16%) Local Government
10 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 303 (47.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 132 (20.50%) AWS Engineer
3 124 (19.25%) AWS DevOps
4 114 (17.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 55 (8.54%) Azure Engineer
5 55 (8.54%) Senior DevOps
6 48 (7.45%) Platform Engineer
7 45 (6.99%) Developer
8 44 (6.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 34 (5.28%) Architect
9 34 (5.28%) Linux Engineer
10 33 (5.12%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 33 (5.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 30 (4.66%) Cloud Engineer
12 28 (4.35%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 23 (3.57%) Network Engineer
14 22 (3.42%) Site Engineer
15 21 (3.26%) Administrator
16 20 (3.11%) IT Engineer
17 19 (2.95%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (11.18%) Web Services
2 47 (7.30%) Node.js
3 30 (4.66%) React
4 28 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
5 26 (4.04%) Spring
6 25 (3.88%) .NET
7 21 (3.26%) AngularJS
8 18 (2.80%) REST
8 18 (2.80%) Spring Boot
9 17 (2.64%) Java EE
9 17 (2.64%) Kafka
10 13 (2.02%) CSS
11 11 (1.71%) HTML
11 11 (1.71%) Hystrix
11 11 (1.71%) JMS
12 10 (1.55%) LAMP
12 10 (1.55%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (1.55%) Sensu
13 9 (1.40%) HTML5
13 9 (1.40%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 67 (10.40%) Cloud Native
2 42 (6.52%) Public Cloud
3 26 (4.04%) Enterprise Cloud
4 25 (3.88%) Data Centre
5 23 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (3.57%) Social Network
6 18 (2.80%) FMCG
7 17 (2.64%) Greenfield Project
7 17 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (2.64%) User Experience
8 15 (2.33%) Virtual Team
9 13 (2.02%) Linux Command Line
10 12 (1.86%) Hedge funds
10 12 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
11 11 (1.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 10 (1.55%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.78%) Replication
14 5 (0.78%) Social Media
15 4 (0.62%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 326 (50.62%) Linux
2 122 (18.94%) Windows
3 60 (9.32%) Unix
4 50 (7.76%) Windows Server
5 36 (5.59%) CentOS
6 31 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (4.04%) Mac OS X
8 14 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.86%) Ubuntu
10 10 (1.55%) Debian
11 9 (1.40%) CoreOS
11 9 (1.40%) VMS
11 9 (1.40%) Windows 10
11 9 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (1.24%) zOS
13 5 (0.78%) Fedora
13 5 (0.78%) Windows Server 2016
14 4 (0.62%) Android
14 4 (0.62%) FreeBSD
14 4 (0.62%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (71.89%) DevOps
2 252 (39.13%) Configuration Management
3 244 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
4 162 (25.16%) Infrastructure as Code
5 135 (20.96%) Continuous Integration
6 126 (19.57%) Deployment Automation
7 106 (16.46%) Scrum
8 97 (15.06%) Fintech
9 88 (13.66%) Migration
10 82 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
11 70 (10.87%) Microservices
12 64 (9.94%) Test Automation
13 58 (9.01%) Infrastructure Automation
14 53 (8.23%) Continuous Improvement
14 53 (8.23%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 51 (7.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 50 (7.76%) Open Source
17 49 (7.61%) High Availability
18 48 (7.45%) TDD
19 47 (7.30%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 307 (47.67%) Python
2 169 (26.24%) Java
3 154 (23.91%) PowerShell
4 132 (20.50%) Bash Shell
5 127 (19.72%) Go
6 117 (18.17%) Ruby
7 94 (14.60%) JavaScript
8 80 (12.42%) SQL
9 78 (12.11%) C#
10 28 (4.35%) PHP
11 24 (3.73%) Shell Script
12 23 (3.57%) Groovy
13 20 (3.11%) TypeScript
14 15 (2.33%) Java 8
15 14 (2.17%) C++
16 12 (1.86%) C
16 12 (1.86%) Scala
17 9 (1.40%) Perl
17 9 (1.40%) T-SQL
18 8 (1.24%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 54 (8.39%) Degree
2 36 (5.59%) AWS Certification
3 27 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (4.04%) Security Cleared
5 20 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (3.11%) SC Cleared
6 18 (2.80%) CCNA
7 12 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (1.71%) CCNP
9 10 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 9 (1.40%) MCSA
11 7 (1.09%) DV Cleared
11 7 (1.09%) MCP
12 5 (0.78%) Master's Degree
12 5 (0.78%) RHCE
13 4 (0.62%) MCSE
14 3 (0.47%) CISSP
14 3 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.31%) ISTQB
15 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.57%) QA
2 10 (1.55%) SLA
3 8 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.16%) EMIR
5 1 (0.16%) GDPR
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.16%) MiFID
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 385 (59.78%) Docker
2 90 (13.98%) Active Directory
3 48 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (5.28%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.86%) VirtualBox
6 10 (1.55%) vSphere
7 6 (0.93%) KVM
7 6 (0.93%) XenApp
7 6 (0.93%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.62%) LXC
9 4 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.47%) Xen
11 2 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.31%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.16%) iptables
12 1 (0.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 531 (82.45%) Puppet
2 464 (72.05%) Ansible
3 362 (56.21%) Terraform
4 358 (55.59%) Kubernetes
5 54 (8.39%) Nagios
6 47 (7.30%) Prometheus
7 36 (5.59%) Istio
8 31 (4.81%) Grafana
9 29 (4.50%) SCCM
10 26 (4.04%) Salt
11 18 (2.80%) Single Sign-On
12 17 (2.64%) SCVMM
13 15 (2.33%) Kibana
13 15 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
14 12 (1.86%) logstash
14 12 (1.86%) ZABBIX
15 11 (1.71%) Consul
15 11 (1.71%) Docker Swarm
16 9 (1.40%) Packer
17 8 (1.24%) Graphite
Vendors
1 117 (18.17%) Microsoft
2 73 (11.34%) VMware
3 55 (8.54%) Cisco
4 51 (7.92%) Oracle
5 49 (7.61%) New Relic
6 43 (6.68%) Google
7 41 (6.37%) SaltStack
8 30 (4.66%) SAP
9 25 (3.88%) Palo Alto
10 23 (3.57%) Avaya
10 23 (3.57%) Riverbed
11 22 (3.42%) Splunk
12 21 (3.26%) hybris
13 20 (3.11%) Adobe
13 20 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
14 18 (2.80%) Red Hat
15 16 (2.48%) HP
16 14 (2.17%) IBM
17 12 (1.86%) Citrix
18 11 (1.71%) Dynatrace