Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 125 140
Rank change year-on-year +25 +15 -4
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 14 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.01% 0.49% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.33% 7.87% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 0
Essex median annual salary £52,500 £61,847 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.11% - -
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -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 Essex with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 105 127 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 7.54% 6.19% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 98 94 85
Essex median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,100 £32,800 £23,900
90th Percentile £56,975 £71,450 £70,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Essex

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in Essex

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Essex over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Opscode Chef in Essex

Opscode Chef
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the Essex region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
Colchester - 7 £52,500 -
Southend-on-Sea +5 2 £31,217 -52.70% 2
Harlow - 2 £46,000 -
Saffron Walden +1 1 £35,000 -27.84%
Opscode Chef
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Essex region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (64.29%) DevOps
3 8 (57.14%) Ansible
3 8 (57.14%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (57.14%) Puppet
3 8 (57.14%) Perl
4 7 (50.00%) Python
5 6 (42.86%) JBoss
5 6 (42.86%) NetApp
5 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
5 6 (42.86%) Nagios
5 6 (42.86%) Office 365
5 6 (42.86%) vSphere
5 6 (42.86%) Java
6 5 (35.71%) NAS
6 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
6 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
7 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
7 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 3 (21.43%) ITIL
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (14.29%) Open Source

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (42.86%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Office 365
2 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) NAS
2 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 2 (14.29%) SSL
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) SMS
3 1 (7.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Hudson
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Linux Server Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Server Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) AWS Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) NetApp Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Software Configuration Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Cloud Native
1 2 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) CentOS
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) Debian
4 1 (7.14%) SUSE
4 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.14%) VyOS
4 1 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Coaching
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Open Source
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Perl
2 7 (50.00%) Python
3 6 (42.86%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
5 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (57.14%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (42.86%) vSphere
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
5 2 (14.29%) KVM
6 1 (7.14%) iptables
6 1 (7.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Ansible
1 8 (57.14%) Puppet
2 6 (42.86%) Nagios
3 2 (14.29%) Terraform
4 1 (7.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) NetApp
2 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Hortonworks