Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England > North West
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 178 278
Rank change year-on-year +44 +100 +55
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 295 203 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.30% 1.64% 0.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.77% 21.53% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 229 190 81
North West median annual salary £57,500 £51,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.75% +13.33% -5.26%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,200 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 1,102 943 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.59% 7.61% 7.29%
Number of salaries quoted 849 765 660
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,850 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +11 174 £55,000 +10.00% 29
Cheshire +19 81 £57,500 +36.09% 7
Merseyside +42 39 £62,500 - 2
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 235 (79.66%) Puppet
1 235 (79.66%) DevOps
2 227 (76.95%) Linux
3 154 (52.20%) Agile Software Development
4 148 (50.17%) Python
5 147 (49.83%) Ansible
6 146 (49.49%) Amazon AWS
7 145 (49.15%) Continuous Integration
8 125 (42.37%) Jenkins
9 118 (40.00%) Windows
10 108 (36.61%) Docker
11 94 (31.86%) Bash Shell
12 89 (30.17%) Microsoft Azure
13 82 (27.80%) Java
14 78 (26.44%) Ruby
15 74 (25.08%) Configuration Management
16 73 (24.75%) SQL
17 72 (24.41%) Unix
18 70 (23.73%) TDD
19 61 (20.68%) Git (software)
20 60 (20.34%) Finance
21 59 (20.00%) Microsoft
22 58 (19.66%) VMware
23 57 (19.32%) Continuous Delivery
24 52 (17.63%) AWS CloudFormation
25 51 (17.29%) Terraform
26 49 (16.61%) Open Source
27 48 (16.27%) VMware Infrastructure
27 48 (16.27%) Scrum
28 46 (15.59%) JIRA

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 42 (14.24%) Apache
2 20 (6.78%) Tomcat
3 18 (6.10%) WebSphere
4 17 (5.76%) JBoss
5 14 (4.75%) nginx
6 13 (4.41%) Confluence
7 8 (2.71%) OpenStack
8 7 (2.37%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (2.03%) CloudStack
10 5 (1.69%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.69%) IIS
11 2 (0.68%) Jetty
11 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.34%) CMS
12 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.36%) Magento
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 146 (49.49%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (30.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (17.63%) AWS CloudFormation
4 24 (8.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 24 (8.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 22 (7.46%) GitHub
6 19 (6.44%) OpenShift
7 17 (5.76%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (4.41%) PaaS
9 10 (3.39%) SaaS
10 9 (3.05%) IaaS
11 7 (2.37%) Amazon S3
12 6 (2.03%) Office 365
13 5 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (1.36%) npm
14 4 (1.36%) Serverless
15 2 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
16 1 (0.34%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.49%) TCP/IP
2 18 (6.10%) HTTP
2 18 (6.10%) SSL
3 17 (5.76%) DNS
4 15 (5.08%) Internet
5 9 (3.05%) Ethernet
5 9 (3.05%) SSH
6 6 (2.03%) DHCP
6 6 (2.03%) Firewall
7 5 (1.69%) FTP
7 5 (1.69%) IPsec
7 5 (1.69%) SAN
7 5 (1.69%) VPN
8 2 (0.68%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.34%) AMQP
9 1 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.34%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.34%) FIX Connectivity
9 1 (0.34%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.34%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.86%) Big Data
2 34 (11.53%) SQL Server
3 30 (10.17%) Hadoop
4 21 (7.12%) MySQL
5 18 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (5.08%) NoSQL
7 12 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (3.73%) Redis
9 10 (3.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 10 (3.39%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.03%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.36%) Data Lake
12 3 (1.02%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.68%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.68%) DB2
13 2 (0.68%) Riak
14 1 (0.34%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.34%) HBase
14 1 (0.34%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 125 (42.37%) Jenkins
2 61 (20.68%) Git (software)
3 46 (15.59%) JIRA
4 38 (12.88%) NuGet
5 36 (12.20%) Bitbucket
6 19 (6.44%) SonarQube
6 19 (6.44%) Vagrant
7 17 (5.76%) JUnit
8 16 (5.42%) Selenium
9 15 (5.08%) TeamCity
10 11 (3.73%) Sonatype Nexus
11 10 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (3.39%) Maven
12 8 (2.71%) Ant
12 8 (2.71%) GitLab
13 7 (2.37%) Gradle
13 7 (2.37%) Subversion
14 6 (2.03%) Apache Ivy
14 6 (2.03%) PyCharm
15 5 (1.69%) Hudson
General
1 60 (20.34%) Finance
2 26 (8.81%) Banking
3 23 (7.80%) Investment Banking
3 23 (7.80%) Law
3 23 (7.80%) Manufacturing
4 16 (5.42%) Marketing
5 9 (3.05%) Electronics
5 9 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.69%) Retail
7 1 (0.34%) Automotive
7 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 146 (49.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 47 (15.93%) Senior DevOps
3 44 (14.92%) Team Leader
4 41 (13.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 40 (13.56%) Lead DevOps
5 40 (13.56%) Linux Engineer
6 38 (12.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 37 (12.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 29 (9.83%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 27 (9.15%) AWS DevOps
10 26 (8.81%) AWS Engineer
11 23 (7.80%) Platform Engineer
12 22 (7.46%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 18 (6.10%) Architect
14 16 (5.42%) Software Engineer
15 15 (5.08%) Consultant
15 15 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
16 13 (4.41%) Administrator
17 12 (4.07%) Systems Administrator
18 10 (3.39%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (11.86%) Web Services
2 32 (10.85%) Hibernate
3 28 (9.49%) Node.js
4 27 (9.15%) .NET
5 15 (5.08%) LAMP
5 15 (5.08%) Spring
6 13 (4.41%) Middleware
7 10 (3.39%) HTML
8 9 (3.05%) AngularJS
8 9 (3.05%) React
8 9 (3.05%) Spring Boot
8 9 (3.05%) WSGI
9 8 (2.71%) Servlets
10 7 (2.37%) CSS
10 7 (2.37%) RESTful
11 6 (2.03%) Elastic Stack
11 6 (2.03%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (1.69%) Kafka
12 5 (1.69%) REST
12 5 (1.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.08%) Life Science
2 13 (4.41%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (4.07%) Clustering
4 8 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.71%) Xbox
5 6 (2.03%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (2.03%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.36%) Internet of Things
6 4 (1.36%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.02%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.02%) PKI
7 3 (1.02%) Social Media
8 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.68%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.68%) Fintech
8 2 (0.68%) FMCG
8 2 (0.68%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 227 (76.95%) Linux
2 118 (40.00%) Windows
3 72 (24.41%) Unix
4 18 (6.10%) CentOS
5 14 (4.75%) AIX
5 14 (4.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (3.39%) Solaris
7 8 (2.71%) Windows Server
8 7 (2.37%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.36%) Debian
10 2 (0.68%) SUSE
10 2 (0.68%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.34%) Fedora
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (79.66%) DevOps
2 154 (52.20%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (49.15%) Continuous Integration
4 74 (25.08%) Configuration Management
5 70 (23.73%) TDD
6 57 (19.32%) Continuous Delivery
7 49 (16.61%) Open Source
8 48 (16.27%) Scrum
9 41 (13.90%) Test Automation
10 34 (11.53%) Software Engineering
11 25 (8.47%) Microservices
12 23 (7.80%) Continuous Deployment
12 23 (7.80%) Mentoring
12 23 (7.80%) Wealth Management
13 22 (7.46%) BDD
13 22 (7.46%) Risk Management
14 21 (7.12%) Requirements Management
15 19 (6.44%) Kanban
16 18 (6.10%) DSDM
16 18 (6.10%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 148 (50.17%) Python
2 94 (31.86%) Bash Shell
3 82 (27.80%) Java
4 78 (26.44%) Ruby
5 73 (24.75%) SQL
6 27 (9.15%) PowerShell
7 23 (7.80%) JavaScript
8 22 (7.46%) Perl
8 22 (7.46%) PHP
8 22 (7.46%) Shell Script
9 12 (4.07%) C#
10 10 (3.39%) Go
11 7 (2.37%) Groovy
12 6 (2.03%) C++
13 5 (1.69%) VBScript
14 4 (1.36%) R
15 3 (1.02%) Scala
16 2 (0.68%) Korn
16 2 (0.68%) MATLAB
17 1 (0.34%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 12 (4.07%) Degree
2 8 (2.71%) AWS Certification
2 8 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (1.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.36%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.68%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.34%) CCNP
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.34%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.51%) QA
2 14 (4.75%) GCP
3 5 (1.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 108 (36.61%) Docker
2 48 (16.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (15.25%) Hyper-V
4 42 (14.24%) Xen
5 36 (12.20%) VirtualBox
6 10 (3.39%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (2.71%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (2.03%) vSphere
8 6 (2.03%) XenServer
9 5 (1.69%) Varnish
10 3 (1.02%) GlusterFS
11 2 (0.68%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
12 1 (0.34%) HDFS
12 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 235 (79.66%) Puppet
2 147 (49.83%) Ansible
3 51 (17.29%) Terraform
4 40 (13.56%) Kubernetes
5 34 (11.53%) Packer
6 33 (11.19%) Salt
7 22 (7.46%) ZABBIX
8 20 (6.78%) Cobbler
9 18 (6.10%) Tivoli
10 15 (5.08%) Ambari
11 10 (3.39%) BladeLogic
12 9 (3.05%) CA Wily
13 8 (2.71%) Simian Army
14 5 (1.69%) Docker Swarm
14 5 (1.69%) Nagios
14 5 (1.69%) SCCM
15 3 (1.02%) CFEngine
16 2 (0.68%) HAProxy
16 2 (0.68%) Kibana
16 2 (0.68%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 59 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 58 (19.66%) VMware
3 32 (10.85%) Google
4 29 (9.83%) Oracle
5 27 (9.15%) SaltStack
6 25 (8.47%) Red Hat
7 16 (5.42%) Hortonworks
8 15 (5.08%) EnterpriseDB
8 15 (5.08%) IBM
9 11 (3.73%) CA
10 9 (3.05%) Atlassian
11 8 (2.71%) SAP
12 7 (2.37%) MuleSoft
13 6 (2.03%) HP
14 5 (1.69%) Citrix
14 5 (1.69%) Veritas
15 4 (1.36%) Cisco
15 4 (1.36%) F5
15 4 (1.36%) Zend
16 3 (1.02%) Twitter