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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 181 238
Rank change year-on-year +75 +57  
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 192 53 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.84% 0.96% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 35.69% 13.87% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 169 41 8
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £50,000 £63,000
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 the North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 538 382 293
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 7.96% 6.89% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 450 305 222
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 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
Manchester +61 147 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Cheshire -3 31 £37,500 -25.00% 6
Merseyside -2 14 £35,000 - 1
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 North West region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 277 (88.22%) Puppet
2 239 (76.11%) DevOps
3 206 (65.61%) Linux
4 181 (57.64%) Ansible
5 175 (55.73%) Python
6 149 (47.45%) Amazon AWS
7 147 (46.82%) Agile Software Development
8 121 (38.54%) Continuous Integration
9 112 (35.67%) Ruby
9 112 (35.67%) Windows
10 109 (34.71%) Unix
11 102 (32.48%) SQL
12 100 (31.85%) Jenkins
13 99 (31.53%) Docker
14 94 (29.94%) Configuration Management
15 86 (27.39%) Java
16 81 (25.80%) Shell Script
16 81 (25.80%) VMware
16 81 (25.80%) Bash Shell
17 73 (23.25%) Microsoft Azure
18 70 (22.29%) Scrum
19 67 (21.34%) PowerShell
20 64 (20.38%) Git (software)
21 62 (19.75%) Continuous Delivery
22 61 (19.43%) VMware Infrastructure
23 60 (19.11%) Finance
23 60 (19.11%) OpenStack
24 57 (18.15%) Google
25 56 (17.83%) Open Source
26 54 (17.20%) Red Hat

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 60 (19.11%) OpenStack
2 35 (11.15%) Apache Spark
3 30 (9.55%) CloudStack
4 26 (8.28%) Apache
5 18 (5.73%) nginx
6 16 (5.10%) Tomcat
7 14 (4.46%) JBoss
8 13 (4.14%) Confluence
8 13 (4.14%) WebLogic
9 12 (3.82%) WebSphere
10 7 (2.23%) IIS
11 5 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.59%) Jetty
12 4 (1.27%) IBM HTTP Server
13 3 (0.96%) Apache Airflow
13 3 (0.96%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.64%) MS Exchange
15 1 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
15 1 (0.32%) CMS
15 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 39 (12.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.64%) Magento
3 1 (0.32%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 149 (47.45%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (23.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (13.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 27 (8.60%) AWS CloudFormation
5 21 (6.69%) OpenShift
6 15 (4.78%) PaaS
7 13 (4.14%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (3.82%) Amazon S3
9 9 (2.87%) GitHub
10 5 (1.59%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (1.27%) Sumo Logic
12 3 (0.96%) Office 365
13 1 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.32%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.32%) DigitalOcean
13 1 (0.32%) Heroku
13 1 (0.32%) IaaS
13 1 (0.32%) SaaS
13 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.05%) Firewall
2 13 (4.14%) Kerberos
3 8 (2.55%) Internet
3 8 (2.55%) WAN
4 7 (2.23%) HTTP
4 7 (2.23%) SAN
5 6 (1.91%) DNS
5 6 (1.91%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.96%) DHCP
6 3 (0.96%) SSH
7 2 (0.64%) LAN
7 2 (0.64%) MPLS
7 2 (0.64%) NAS
7 2 (0.64%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.64%) VoIP
8 1 (0.32%) AMQP
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.32%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 51 (16.24%) Big Data
3 49 (15.61%) Hadoop
4 35 (11.15%) Relational Database
5 25 (7.96%) MySQL
6 18 (5.73%) MongoDB
7 14 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (3.50%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.23%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (1.91%) CouchDB
11 5 (1.59%) Couchbase
11 5 (1.59%) Redis
12 4 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.27%) Riak
13 3 (0.96%) Apache Accumulo
14 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 100 (31.85%) Jenkins
2 64 (20.38%) Git (software)
3 35 (11.15%) NuGet
4 30 (9.55%) TeamCity
5 27 (8.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 25 (7.96%) Sonatype Nexus
7 20 (6.37%) JIRA
8 15 (4.78%) Bitbucket
8 15 (4.78%) Hudson
8 15 (4.78%) Vagrant
9 14 (4.46%) GoCD
9 14 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (4.14%) Maven
11 12 (3.82%) GitLab
11 12 (3.82%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (3.18%) Subversion
13 7 (2.23%) Selenium
14 6 (1.91%) MSBuild
15 5 (1.59%) SonarQube
16 4 (1.27%) Gradle
General
1 60 (19.11%) Finance
2 41 (13.06%) Electronics
2 41 (13.06%) Manufacturing
2 41 (13.06%) Marketing
3 39 (12.42%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.46%) Retail
5 13 (4.14%) Banking
6 7 (2.23%) Games
7 6 (1.91%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.64%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 153 (48.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 47 (14.97%) Linux Engineer
3 42 (13.38%) Cloud Engineer
4 40 (12.74%) Architect
4 40 (12.74%) Cloud Architect
5 35 (11.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 35 (11.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 33 (10.51%) Platform Engineer
7 30 (9.55%) DevOps Architect
8 27 (8.60%) AWS Engineer
9 25 (7.96%) Automation Engineer
9 25 (7.96%) Developer
10 22 (7.01%) Lead DevOps
11 21 (6.69%) Release Engineer
12 20 (6.37%) Administrator
12 20 (6.37%) AWS DevOps
12 20 (6.37%) Software Engineer
12 20 (6.37%) Systems Administrator
12 20 (6.37%) Wintel Engineer
13 18 (5.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (16.56%) .NET
2 22 (7.01%) RabbitMQ
2 22 (7.01%) Web Services
3 21 (6.69%) MSMQ
4 12 (3.82%) LAMP
5 11 (3.50%) HTML
6 9 (2.87%) CSS
6 9 (2.87%) Middleware
7 8 (2.55%) Elastic Stack
7 8 (2.55%) Spring
8 7 (2.23%) Node.js
8 7 (2.23%) Spring Boot
9 6 (1.91%) J2EE
9 6 (1.91%) JSON
9 6 (1.91%) Spring Cloud
10 5 (1.59%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (1.59%) HTML5
10 5 (1.59%) jQuery
10 5 (1.59%) XML
11 4 (1.27%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.69%) Public Cloud
2 15 (4.78%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.82%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.18%) Clustering
5 9 (2.87%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (2.55%) iPad
6 8 (2.55%) User Experience
7 4 (1.27%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.96%) Fintech
8 3 (0.96%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.96%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.96%) PKI
9 2 (0.64%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.64%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.64%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.32%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.32%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.32%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 206 (65.61%) Linux
2 112 (35.67%) Windows
3 109 (34.71%) Unix
4 35 (11.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (4.46%) Ubuntu
6 11 (3.50%) Debian
6 11 (3.50%) Windows Server
7 9 (2.87%) CentOS
8 7 (2.23%) AIX
9 6 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.27%) HPUX
10 4 (1.27%) SUSE
11 3 (0.96%) Android
11 3 (0.96%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.96%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (76.11%) DevOps
2 147 (46.82%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (38.54%) Continuous Integration
4 94 (29.94%) Configuration Management
5 70 (22.29%) Scrum
6 62 (19.75%) Continuous Delivery
7 56 (17.83%) Open Source
8 52 (16.56%) TDD
9 49 (15.61%) Machine Learning
10 40 (12.74%) Digital Marketing
11 39 (12.42%) Business Intelligence
11 39 (12.42%) Programme Management
12 37 (11.78%) Software Engineering
13 34 (10.83%) DSDM
13 34 (10.83%) RUP
14 31 (9.87%) Test Automation
15 27 (8.60%) Analytics
16 25 (7.96%) Mentoring
17 19 (6.05%) Coaching
18 17 (5.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 175 (55.73%) Python
2 112 (35.67%) Ruby
3 102 (32.48%) SQL
4 86 (27.39%) Java
5 81 (25.80%) Bash Shell
5 81 (25.80%) Shell Script
6 67 (21.34%) PowerShell
7 46 (14.65%) Go
8 43 (13.69%) Perl
9 37 (11.78%) C++
10 19 (6.05%) JavaScript
10 19 (6.05%) PHP
11 15 (4.78%) C#
12 8 (2.55%) Korn
12 8 (2.55%) Scala
13 4 (1.27%) Groovy
13 4 (1.27%) Jython
14 3 (0.96%) C
14 3 (0.96%) VBScript
15 2 (0.64%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 41 (13.06%) Degree
2 6 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.59%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.64%) CCNA
4 2 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.64%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.32%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) ISEB
5 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.32%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.32%) OCP
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (16.88%) QA
2 5 (1.59%) GCP
3 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 99 (31.53%) Docker
2 61 (19.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (16.24%) Xen
4 32 (10.19%) Hyper-V
5 29 (9.24%) vSphere
5 29 (9.24%) XenServer
6 22 (7.01%) VirtualBox
7 21 (6.69%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (3.50%) Active Directory
9 10 (3.18%) PowerHA
10 6 (1.91%) KVM
11 3 (0.96%) vCloud
12 2 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.32%) etcd
13 1 (0.32%) flannel
13 1 (0.32%) zsh
Systems Management
1 277 (88.22%) Puppet
2 181 (57.64%) Ansible
3 36 (11.46%) Terraform
4 30 (9.55%) Cobbler
4 30 (9.55%) Tivoli
5 22 (7.01%) Kubernetes
6 21 (6.69%) Mesos
7 19 (6.05%) Salt
8 15 (4.78%) Packer
9 10 (3.18%) CFEngine
9 10 (3.18%) Nagios
10 9 (2.87%) Kibana
10 9 (2.87%) logstash
11 5 (1.59%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (1.27%) CA Wily
12 4 (1.27%) Cacti
12 4 (1.27%) Graphite
13 3 (0.96%) BladeLogic
13 3 (0.96%) Icinga
14 2 (0.64%) vRealize
Vendors
1 81 (25.80%) VMware
2 57 (18.15%) Google
3 54 (17.20%) Red Hat
4 48 (15.29%) Microsoft
5 42 (13.38%) Oracle
6 39 (12.42%) SAP
7 29 (9.24%) EnterpriseDB
8 15 (4.78%) Atlassian
9 10 (3.18%) Veritas
10 9 (2.87%) Rackspace
11 8 (2.55%) IBM
11 8 (2.55%) SaltStack
12 7 (2.23%) Cisco
13 6 (1.91%) Veeam
13 6 (1.91%) Zerto
14 5 (1.59%) Aquila
14 5 (1.59%) Sun
15 4 (1.27%) Splunk
15 4 (1.27%) Symantec
15 4 (1.27%) Zend
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