The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
South East / Kent
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 70 80
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 13 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.95% 2.01% 2.05%
As % of the Systems Management category 39.39% 22.62% 26.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 22
Median salary £37,500 £64,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.86% -0.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% -  

Opscode Chef is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 33 84 84
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 4.94% 8.91% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 22 57 81
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Kent

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in Kent

Opscode Chef
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells -11 2 £33,750 -47.26%
Folkestone - 2 £42,500 - 2
Opscode Chef
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 21 (87.50%) Linux
2 20 (83.33%) DevOps
3 15 (62.50%) MariaDB
3 15 (62.50%) Ruby
4 14 (58.33%) Bash Shell
4 14 (58.33%) MySQL
5 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (54.17%) Jenkins
5 13 (54.17%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (50.00%) LAMP
6 12 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (45.83%) Ubuntu
7 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
7 11 (45.83%) Python
7 11 (45.83%) Apache
8 10 (41.67%) Java
8 10 (41.67%) Windows
8 10 (41.67%) CentOS
9 9 (37.50%) Puppet
9 9 (37.50%) PHP
9 9 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (33.33%) Vagrant
10 8 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (33.33%) Mac OS
11 7 (29.17%) WebSphere
11 7 (29.17%) Xen
11 7 (29.17%) NoSQL
11 7 (29.17%) OOP
11 7 (29.17%) JMeter
11 7 (29.17%) New Relic

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (45.83%) Apache
2 8 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (29.17%) OpenStack
3 7 (29.17%) WebSphere
4 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 3 (12.50%) JBoss
5 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 13 (54.17%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (20.83%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (12.50%) Firebase
4 1 (4.17%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) SoftLayer
4 1 (4.17%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SNMP
1 1 (4.17%) SSL
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) MariaDB
2 14 (58.33%) MySQL
3 7 (29.17%) NoSQL
4 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (16.67%) Redis
6 3 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (12.50%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Jenkins
2 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
3 8 (33.33%) Vagrant
4 7 (29.17%) JMeter
5 2 (8.33%) Bitbucket
5 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) MySQL Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Database Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Site Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (4.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) DBA
5 1 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (4.17%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) LAMP
2 3 (12.50%) JSON
3 2 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (4.17%) Grails
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Blog
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile Games
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Linux
2 11 (45.83%) Ubuntu
3 10 (41.67%) CentOS
3 10 (41.67%) Windows
4 8 (33.33%) Mac OS
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) DevOps
2 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (29.17%) OOP
6 5 (20.83%) Build Automation
6 5 (20.83%) Microservices
7 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (12.50%) Kanban
8 3 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (12.50%) Scrum
8 3 (12.50%) TDD
9 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
10 1 (4.17%) Computer Security
10 1 (4.17%) Cryptography
10 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
10 1 (4.17%) Mobile Development
10 1 (4.17%) SQL Optimisation
10 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) Ruby
2 14 (58.33%) Bash Shell
3 11 (45.83%) Python
4 10 (41.67%) Java
5 9 (37.50%) PHP
6 3 (12.50%) Perl
6 3 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Xen
2 5 (20.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Puppet
2 7 (29.17%) Terraform
3 6 (25.00%) Galera Cluster
4 5 (20.83%) Kubernetes
5 4 (16.67%) Packer
6 1 (4.17%) Ansible
6 1 (4.17%) HAProxy
6 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) New Relic
2 5 (20.83%) Google
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) Splunk
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago
Folkestone
Saga
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago