Period
to 22 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 118 135 133
Rank change year-on-year +17 -2 +44
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 43 86 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.49% 1.91% 2.06%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.25% 17.17% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 28 63 55
Hertfordshire median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +30.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £52,125 £36,250 £40,500
90th Percentile £75,500 £72,500 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £56,250 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +20.00% -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 351 501 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.16% 11.13% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 232 386 261
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £71,800 £71,250 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,250
% change year-on-year - +5.82% +1.61%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Hertfordshire

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in Hertfordshire

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Opscode Chef in Hertfordshire

Opscode Chef
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2019. 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
Watford -5 18 £70,000 +16.67%
Welwyn Garden City +15 12 - - 4
Borehamwood - 3 £65,000 -
Hemel Hempstead +1 2 - - 1
St Albans +29 1 £55,000 -15.38%
Rickmansworth +18 1 £80,000 +52.38%
Hatfield +18 1 £60,000 -7.69% 2
Opscode Chef
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 41 (95.35%) Linux
1 41 (95.35%) Puppet
2 37 (86.05%) Ansible
3 35 (81.40%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (60.47%) DevOps
5 25 (58.14%) Python
6 20 (46.51%) Shell Script
7 18 (41.86%) DNS
8 17 (39.53%) TCP/IP
8 17 (39.53%) SaaS
8 17 (39.53%) Kubernetes
9 16 (37.21%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (37.21%) DHCP
9 16 (37.21%) Windows
9 16 (37.21%) PowerShell
10 15 (34.88%) CentOS
10 15 (34.88%) Ubuntu
10 15 (34.88%) VMware
10 15 (34.88%) Docker
11 14 (32.56%) Hyper-V
11 14 (32.56%) Terraform
11 14 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (32.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
12 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
12 13 (30.23%) Ruby
12 13 (30.23%) Sonatype Nexus
12 13 (30.23%) Hybrid Cloud
12 13 (30.23%) F5
12 13 (30.23%) Infrastructure Engineering

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 11 (25.58%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
2 2 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.65%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.33%) Confluence
3 1 (2.33%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.33%) JBoss
3 1 (2.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.33%) nginx
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 35 (81.40%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (39.53%) SaaS
3 16 (37.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (27.91%) OpenShift
5 11 (25.58%) Office 365
5 11 (25.58%) OneDrive
6 5 (11.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (6.98%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (2.33%) Akamai
8 1 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (2.33%) Datadog
8 1 (2.33%) IaaS
8 1 (2.33%) PaaS
8 1 (2.33%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 18 (41.86%) DNS
2 17 (39.53%) TCP/IP
3 16 (37.21%) DHCP
4 11 (25.58%) BIG-IP
4 11 (25.58%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (25.58%) FabricPath
4 11 (25.58%) VLAN
5 2 (4.65%) Firewall
5 2 (4.65%) Internet
5 2 (4.65%) SSL
5 2 (4.65%) VPN
6 1 (2.33%) 802.11
6 1 (2.33%) BGP
6 1 (2.33%) DWDM
6 1 (2.33%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.33%) IGRP
6 1 (2.33%) MPLS
6 1 (2.33%) OSPF
6 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Big Data
2 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Sonatype Nexus
2 11 (25.58%) Octopus Deploy
2 11 (25.58%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.98%) GitLab
4 3 (6.98%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.65%) Apache Archiva
5 2 (4.65%) Artifactory
5 2 (4.65%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.33%) Cobertura
6 1 (2.33%) Gradle
6 1 (2.33%) JIRA
6 1 (2.33%) Snyk
6 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.33%) Travis CI
6 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Games
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Linux Engineer
2 18 (41.86%) Systems Engineer
3 17 (39.53%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 12 (27.91%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (27.91%) Technical Leader
5 10 (23.26%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (16.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 7 (16.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (13.95%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 6 (13.95%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 5 (11.63%) Senior DevOps
8 5 (11.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (11.63%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
8 5 (11.63%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 3 (6.98%) AWS Engineer
10 2 (4.65%) Architect
10 2 (4.65%) AWS DevOps
10 2 (4.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 2 (4.65%) Security Engineer
11 1 (2.33%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (4.65%) HTML
2 2 (4.65%) Kafka
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.33%) EJB
3 1 (2.33%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (2.33%) Java EE
3 1 (2.33%) Java SE
3 1 (2.33%) JMS
3 1 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (2.33%) Node.js
3 1 (2.33%) OAuth
3 1 (2.33%) OpenID
3 1 (2.33%) SAML
3 1 (2.33%) Sass
3 1 (2.33%) Web Services
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.98%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.65%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.65%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.65%) Replication
3 2 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 41 (95.35%) Linux
2 16 (37.21%) Windows
3 15 (34.88%) CentOS
3 15 (34.88%) Ubuntu
4 14 (32.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (27.91%) SUSE
5 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
6 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (9.30%) Unix
8 2 (4.65%) Solaris
9 1 (2.33%) DC/OS
9 1 (2.33%) Debian
9 1 (2.33%) Kali Linux
9 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) DevOps
2 13 (30.23%) Infrastructure as Code
2 13 (30.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 12 (27.91%) Deployment Automation
4 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.93%) Change Control
6 8 (18.60%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (18.60%) Service Management
6 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Automation
8 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.65%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.65%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (4.65%) SDLC
8 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.65%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.33%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 25 (58.14%) Python
2 20 (46.51%) Shell Script
3 16 (37.21%) PowerShell
4 13 (30.23%) Ruby
5 12 (27.91%) Bash Shell
6 6 (13.95%) SQL
7 2 (4.65%) Java
7 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.33%) AWK
8 1 (2.33%) C#
8 1 (2.33%) C++
8 1 (2.33%) Go
8 1 (2.33%) Perl
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
8 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) CCNP
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.33%) PhD
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (34.88%) Docker
2 14 (32.56%) Hyper-V
2 14 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
3 12 (27.91%) VMware NSX
4 11 (25.58%) KVM
4 11 (25.58%) vSphere
5 2 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.33%) VirtualBox
6 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 41 (95.35%) Puppet
2 37 (86.05%) Ansible
3 17 (39.53%) Kubernetes
4 14 (32.56%) Terraform
5 12 (27.91%) Docker Swarm
5 12 (27.91%) SCCM
5 12 (27.91%) SCOM
5 12 (27.91%) vRealize
6 11 (25.58%) SCOrch
7 2 (4.65%) Kibana
8 1 (2.33%) HAProxy
8 1 (2.33%) logstash
8 1 (2.33%) Mesos
8 1 (2.33%) Nessus
8 1 (2.33%) Nmap
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Prometheus
8 1 (2.33%) Rancher
8 1 (2.33%) Sysdig
8 1 (2.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) VMware
2 13 (30.23%) F5
2 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
3 12 (27.91%) Cisco
4 3 (6.98%) Google
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle
5 2 (4.65%) New Relic
5 2 (4.65%) Splunk
6 1 (2.33%) Arista
6 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.33%) Meraki
6 1 (2.33%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.33%) Percona
6 1 (2.33%) Qualys
6 1 (2.33%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.33%) Tufin
6 1 (2.33%) Zscaler