Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England > North West
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 158 223
Rank change year-on-year +31 +65 +66
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 293 260 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.60% 1.99% 1.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.75% 25.17% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 288 210 130
North West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +23.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 the North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,056 1,033 893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.37% 7.91% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 875 797 701
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +3.64% +5.77% +4.00%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in the North West

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in the North West

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in the North West over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Opscode Chef in the North West

Opscode Chef
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 December 2018. 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
Manchester +30 218 £55,000 +1.85% 17
Cheshire +23 52 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Merseyside -5 13 £32,500 -32.99% 1
Lancashire - 10 £60,000 - 4
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 253 (86.35%) DevOps
2 246 (83.96%) Puppet
3 203 (69.28%) Amazon AWS
4 191 (65.19%) Docker
5 173 (59.04%) Linux
6 164 (55.97%) Ansible
7 147 (50.17%) Configuration Management
8 144 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
9 132 (45.05%) Python
10 130 (44.37%) Jenkins
11 114 (38.91%) Terraform
12 111 (37.88%) Microsoft Azure
13 100 (34.13%) Continuous Integration
13 100 (34.13%) Kubernetes
14 91 (31.06%) Bash Shell
15 84 (28.67%) Ruby
16 80 (27.30%) Java
17 60 (20.48%) Google Cloud Platform
18 56 (19.11%) ITIL
19 55 (18.77%) Windows
19 55 (18.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 54 (18.43%) Git (software)
21 49 (16.72%) AWS CloudFormation
22 48 (16.38%) Internet
23 46 (15.70%) Unix
24 45 (15.36%) TeamCity
25 43 (14.68%) SQL
25 43 (14.68%) Go
26 41 (13.99%) Finance
27 39 (13.31%) Information Security

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 17 (5.80%) JBoss
2 16 (5.46%) Tomcat
3 14 (4.78%) IIS
3 14 (4.78%) nginx
3 14 (4.78%) WebSphere
4 11 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (3.75%) WebLogic
5 10 (3.41%) Confluence
5 10 (3.41%) OpenStack
6 9 (3.07%) Apache Solr
6 9 (3.07%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.71%) Apache
8 4 (1.37%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.68%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 203 (69.28%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (37.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (20.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 49 (16.72%) AWS CloudFormation
5 25 (8.53%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (7.51%) SaaS
7 21 (7.17%) IaaS
8 20 (6.83%) OpenShift
9 16 (5.46%) IBM Cloud
9 16 (5.46%) PaaS
10 12 (4.10%) GitHub
11 5 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (1.02%) AWS Fargate
12 3 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (1.02%) Serverless
13 2 (0.68%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.68%) Apigee
13 2 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.34%) Akamai
14 1 (0.34%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 48 (16.38%) Internet
2 29 (9.90%) Firewall
3 18 (6.14%) VPN
4 12 (4.10%) DNS
5 11 (3.75%) SSL
6 9 (3.07%) HTTP
6 9 (3.07%) SSH
7 5 (1.71%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.02%) Broadband
8 3 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.68%) ATM
9 2 (0.68%) SAN
10 1 (0.34%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.34%) BGP
10 1 (0.34%) DHCP
10 1 (0.34%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.34%) LAN
10 1 (0.34%) OSPF
10 1 (0.34%) PPP
10 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.87%) MongoDB
2 20 (6.83%) MySQL
3 18 (6.14%) SQL Server
4 14 (4.78%) NoSQL
5 13 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.37%) GIS
9 3 (1.02%) Big Data
9 3 (1.02%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.34%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.34%) InfluxDB
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 130 (44.37%) Jenkins
2 55 (18.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 54 (18.43%) Git (software)
4 45 (15.36%) TeamCity
5 19 (6.48%) Hudson
6 18 (6.14%) Octopus Deploy
6 18 (6.14%) Travis CI
7 17 (5.80%) Vagrant
8 16 (5.46%) Subversion
9 14 (4.78%) SonarQube
10 13 (4.44%) Bitbucket
11 12 (4.10%) Sonatype Nexus
12 9 (3.07%) Codeship
13 8 (2.73%) CircleCI
14 7 (2.39%) JIRA
14 7 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (2.05%) Selenium
16 4 (1.37%) Maven
16 4 (1.37%) Robot Framework
17 3 (1.02%) Ant
General
1 41 (13.99%) Finance
2 16 (5.46%) Retail
3 11 (3.75%) Banking
4 10 (3.41%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.05%) Law
6 4 (1.37%) Games
7 3 (1.02%) Advertising
7 3 (1.02%) Marketing
8 2 (0.68%) Back Office
8 2 (0.68%) Electronics
8 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 170 (58.02%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (12.63%) Senior DevOps
2 37 (12.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 36 (12.29%) Linux Engineer
4 34 (11.60%) Consultant
4 34 (11.60%) DevOps Consultant
5 33 (11.26%) AWS DevOps
6 32 (10.92%) AWS Engineer
7 23 (7.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 21 (7.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 21 (7.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 20 (6.83%) Platform Engineer
10 18 (6.14%) Cloud Engineer
11 17 (5.80%) Support Engineer
12 15 (5.12%) Trainer
13 12 (4.10%) Systems Engineer
14 11 (3.75%) Architect
15 10 (3.41%) Developer
15 10 (3.41%) Lead DevOps
15 10 (3.41%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.53%) Elastic Stack
2 18 (6.14%) Sensu
3 16 (5.46%) Web Services
4 12 (4.10%) .NET
4 12 (4.10%) XML
5 11 (3.75%) Node.js
6 10 (3.41%) JSON
7 9 (3.07%) Spring
8 7 (2.39%) Gherkin
9 6 (2.05%) Spring Boot
10 5 (1.71%) LAMP
10 5 (1.71%) Spring Cloud
11 3 (1.02%) AngularJS
11 3 (1.02%) CSS
11 3 (1.02%) CSS3
11 3 (1.02%) Hibernate
11 3 (1.02%) HTML
11 3 (1.02%) HTML5
11 3 (1.02%) React Native
11 3 (1.02%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.60%) Internet of Things
2 30 (10.24%) Public Cloud
3 23 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (6.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 13 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.73%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.71%) NHS
7 5 (1.71%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.37%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.02%) Infotainment
10 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.34%) Clustering
11 1 (0.34%) Fintech
11 1 (0.34%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 173 (59.04%) Linux
2 55 (18.77%) Windows
3 46 (15.70%) Unix
4 23 (7.85%) CentOS
5 20 (6.83%) Ubuntu
6 10 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.73%) Debian
8 8 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (2.73%) Windows Server
9 4 (1.37%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (1.02%) Android
10 3 (1.02%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.34%) AIX
11 1 (0.34%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.34%) Solaris
11 1 (0.34%) SUSE
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (86.35%) DevOps
2 147 (50.17%) Configuration Management
3 144 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (34.13%) Continuous Integration
5 56 (19.11%) ITIL
6 39 (13.31%) Information Security
7 36 (12.29%) Open Source
8 35 (11.95%) BCP
8 35 (11.95%) Mentoring
8 35 (11.95%) OO
9 33 (11.26%) Test Automation
10 32 (10.92%) Microservices
11 31 (10.58%) Scrum
12 29 (9.90%) Deployment Automation
13 27 (9.22%) Continuous Delivery
14 26 (8.87%) Load Balancing
15 21 (7.17%) Analytics
15 21 (7.17%) Data Analytics
16 20 (6.83%) Continuous Deployment
16 20 (6.83%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 132 (45.05%) Python
2 91 (31.06%) Bash Shell
3 84 (28.67%) Ruby
4 80 (27.30%) Java
5 43 (14.68%) Go
5 43 (14.68%) SQL
6 27 (9.22%) PowerShell
7 26 (8.87%) Perl
8 19 (6.48%) JavaScript
9 16 (5.46%) Shell Script
10 9 (3.07%) PHP
11 7 (2.39%) C#
12 6 (2.05%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.71%) C++
14 4 (1.37%) Groovy
14 4 (1.37%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 35 (11.95%) ITIL Certification
2 19 (6.48%) Degree
3 13 (4.44%) AWS Certification
4 5 (1.71%) RHCE
4 5 (1.71%) RHCSA
5 2 (0.68%) MCITP
5 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.48%) QA
2 3 (1.02%) GDPR
2 3 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 191 (65.19%) Docker
2 29 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (2.73%) Active Directory
5 5 (1.71%) vSphere
5 5 (1.71%) Xen
6 4 (1.37%) XenServer
7 3 (1.02%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.68%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.34%) iptables
9 1 (0.34%) KVM
9 1 (0.34%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.34%) Varnish
9 1 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.34%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 246 (83.96%) Puppet
2 164 (55.97%) Ansible
3 114 (38.91%) Terraform
4 100 (34.13%) Kubernetes
5 36 (12.29%) Graphite
6 31 (10.58%) Packer
7 30 (10.24%) Docker Swarm
8 28 (9.56%) Nagios
8 28 (9.56%) Salt
9 21 (7.17%) Grafana
10 18 (6.14%) Prometheus
11 17 (5.80%) Consul
11 17 (5.80%) Opsview
11 17 (5.80%) ZABBIX
12 16 (5.46%) Mesos
13 11 (3.75%) Cobbler
14 9 (3.07%) CFEngine
15 4 (1.37%) Kibana
16 2 (0.68%) HAProxy
16 2 (0.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (11.26%) VMware
2 31 (10.58%) Red Hat
3 18 (6.14%) Atlassian
3 18 (6.14%) Oracle
4 16 (5.46%) Google
4 16 (5.46%) Microsoft
5 10 (3.41%) Splunk
6 9 (3.07%) Aquila
7 6 (2.05%) RedGate
8 4 (1.37%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.68%) Cisco
9 2 (0.68%) Dynatrace
9 2 (0.68%) EnterpriseDB
9 2 (0.68%) Facebook
9 2 (0.68%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.34%) Citrix
10 1 (0.34%) PagerDuty
10 1 (0.34%) Polycom
10 1 (0.34%) SAP
10 1 (0.34%) Veritas