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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Opscode Chef
England / North West
Rank 133 183 225
Rank change year-on-year +50 +42  
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 121 52 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.00% 0.91% 0.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.19% 14.36% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 112 39 30
Median salary £53,750 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.44% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,800 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

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 462 362 376
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 7.62% 6.36% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 396 271 291
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +34 109 £52,500 +16.66% 15
Merseyside +2 7 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Cheshire +13 5 £49,000 +3.15% 3
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 171 (83.41%) Puppet
2 147 (71.71%) DevOps
3 123 (60.00%) Python
4 122 (59.51%) Linux
5 105 (51.22%) Ansible
6 103 (50.24%) Amazon AWS
7 96 (46.83%) Ruby
8 91 (44.39%) Agile Software Development
8 91 (44.39%) Configuration Management
9 80 (39.02%) Continuous Integration
10 79 (38.54%) Jenkins
11 75 (36.59%) Scrum
11 75 (36.59%) Unix
12 73 (35.61%) Docker
13 68 (33.17%) Bash Shell
14 66 (32.20%) OpenStack
15 63 (30.73%) SQL
16 57 (27.80%) Shell Script
17 53 (25.85%) Oracle
18 51 (24.88%) Red Hat
19 50 (24.39%) Windows
20 45 (21.95%) Perl
20 45 (21.95%) Java
21 42 (20.49%) DSDM
21 42 (20.49%) VMware
22 40 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
23 39 (19.02%) vSphere
24 38 (18.54%) RUP
25 36 (17.56%) Xen
26 34 (16.59%) SQL Server

Opscode Chef
Top Related 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 66 (32.20%) OpenStack
2 34 (16.59%) CloudStack
3 25 (12.20%) WebLogic
4 23 (11.22%) WebSphere
5 22 (10.73%) JBoss
6 14 (6.83%) Apache Spark
7 13 (6.34%) IIS
8 12 (5.85%) Tomcat
9 11 (5.37%) Apache
9 11 (5.37%) Confluence
10 9 (4.39%) Jetty
11 8 (3.90%) Apache Solr
11 8 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (3.90%) nginx
12 3 (1.46%) CMS
13 2 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.98%) WordPress
14 1 (0.49%) Mongrel
14 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
14 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.98%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 103 (50.24%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (6.83%) OpenShift
4 13 (6.34%) PaaS
5 11 (5.37%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (5.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (3.90%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.95%) IaaS
7 4 (1.95%) Sumo Logic
8 3 (1.46%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.46%) GitHub
8 3 (1.46%) Office 365
9 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.49%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.49%) Heroku
9 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.76%) Firewall
2 17 (8.29%) SAN
3 10 (4.88%) Kerberos
4 9 (4.39%) Internet
5 8 (3.90%) DNS
6 5 (2.44%) DHCP
7 3 (1.46%) HTTP
7 3 (1.46%) NAS
7 3 (1.46%) SSL
7 3 (1.46%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.98%) LAN
8 2 (0.98%) LDAP
8 2 (0.98%) WAN
9 1 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.49%) IPsec
9 1 (0.49%) MPLS
9 1 (0.49%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.49%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.49%) VoIP
9 1 (0.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.59%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.24%) Hadoop
3 18 (8.78%) Big Data
4 15 (7.32%) MySQL
5 12 (5.85%) MongoDB
5 12 (5.85%) Redis
6 11 (5.37%) NoSQL
7 10 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (4.88%) Couchbase
7 10 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (3.90%) Riak
9 6 (2.93%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (2.44%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.98%) InterSystems Cache
12 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 79 (38.54%) Jenkins
2 26 (12.68%) TeamCity
3 25 (12.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 24 (11.71%) Git (software)
5 17 (8.29%) Hudson
6 16 (7.80%) Vagrant
7 13 (6.34%) GoCD
7 13 (6.34%) Sonatype Nexus
8 12 (5.85%) JIRA
9 11 (5.37%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (5.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (4.88%) Subversion
11 9 (4.39%) Bitbucket
11 9 (4.39%) Maven
12 7 (3.41%) Mercurial
12 7 (3.41%) MSBuild
13 6 (2.93%) Cucumber
13 6 (2.93%) Selenium
14 5 (2.44%) Ant
14 5 (2.44%) JUnit
General
1 24 (11.71%) Finance
2 21 (10.24%) Retail
3 15 (7.32%) Banking
4 7 (3.41%) Electronics
4 7 (3.41%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.44%) Corporate Banking
5 5 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.44%) Marketing
5 5 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.95%) Games
7 1 (0.49%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (47.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (13.17%) Linux Engineer
3 26 (12.68%) Developer
3 26 (12.68%) Platform Engineer
4 23 (11.22%) Architect
4 23 (11.22%) Cloud Architect
4 23 (11.22%) Cloud Engineer
5 22 (10.73%) AWS Engineer
6 18 (8.78%) Automation Engineer
7 17 (8.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 17 (8.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 12 (5.85%) AWS Developer
8 12 (5.85%) DevOps Architect
9 11 (5.37%) Senior DevOps
9 11 (5.37%) Software Developer
10 10 (4.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.88%) Unix Engineer
11 9 (4.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.90%) AWS DevOps
12 8 (3.90%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.15%) .NET
2 27 (13.17%) Web Services
3 10 (4.88%) Elastic Stack
4 8 (3.90%) AngularJS
4 8 (3.90%) Lucene
4 8 (3.90%) React
5 7 (3.41%) HTML
6 6 (2.93%) J2EE
6 6 (2.93%) Node.js
7 5 (2.44%) CSS
7 5 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (2.44%) REST
8 4 (1.95%) Gherkin
8 4 (1.95%) LAMP
8 4 (1.95%) MSMQ
8 4 (1.95%) XML
9 3 (1.46%) Ember.js
10 2 (0.98%) Kafka
10 2 (0.98%) LEMP Stack
10 2 (0.98%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.85%) Clustering
1 12 (5.85%) Public Cloud
2 9 (4.39%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.44%) iPad
4 4 (1.95%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.46%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.46%) VLE
6 2 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.49%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 122 (59.51%) Linux
2 75 (36.59%) Unix
3 50 (24.39%) Windows
4 32 (15.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (8.29%) CentOS
5 17 (8.29%) Debian
6 15 (7.32%) Windows Server
7 12 (5.85%) Ubuntu
8 9 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (3.90%) Android
9 8 (3.90%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.95%) Solaris
10 4 (1.95%) SUSE
11 2 (0.98%) AIX
11 2 (0.98%) HPUX
11 2 (0.98%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.49%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (71.71%) DevOps
2 91 (44.39%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (44.39%) Configuration Management
3 80 (39.02%) Continuous Integration
4 75 (36.59%) Scrum
5 42 (20.49%) DSDM
6 38 (18.54%) RUP
7 24 (11.71%) ITIL
8 23 (11.22%) E-Commerce
9 20 (9.76%) TDD
10 17 (8.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (8.29%) Mentoring
11 16 (7.80%) Coaching
11 16 (7.80%) Open Source
11 16 (7.80%) Software Engineering
12 14 (6.83%) Kanban
12 14 (6.83%) Microservices
13 13 (6.34%) Low Latency
13 13 (6.34%) OWASP
14 12 (5.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 123 (60.00%) Python
2 96 (46.83%) Ruby
3 68 (33.17%) Bash Shell
4 63 (30.73%) SQL
5 57 (27.80%) Shell Script
6 45 (21.95%) Java
6 45 (21.95%) Perl
7 33 (16.10%) PowerShell
8 26 (12.68%) Go
9 16 (7.80%) PHP
10 15 (7.32%) C#
11 11 (5.37%) JavaScript
12 10 (4.88%) C++
13 7 (3.41%) Korn
14 4 (1.95%) Groovy
15 2 (0.98%) Scala
15 2 (0.98%) VBScript
16 1 (0.49%) Erlang
16 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (9.76%) Degree
2 4 (1.95%) ISEB
2 4 (1.95%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.46%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.98%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.98%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.98%) RHCE
4 2 (0.98%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.49%) CCNA
5 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.41%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) GCP
2 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (35.61%) Docker
2 39 (19.02%) vSphere
3 36 (17.56%) Xen
4 33 (16.10%) XenServer
5 26 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (6.83%) Active Directory
7 13 (6.34%) vCloud
8 12 (5.85%) PowerHA
9 11 (5.37%) Hyper-V
10 7 (3.41%) VirtualBox
11 3 (1.46%) KVM
12 2 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.49%) Varnish
13 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.49%) zsh
Systems Management
1 171 (83.41%) Puppet
2 105 (51.22%) Ansible
3 32 (15.61%) Tivoli
4 31 (15.12%) Cobbler
5 30 (14.63%) Terraform
6 28 (13.66%) Salt
7 17 (8.29%) Nagios
8 14 (6.83%) Kibana
8 14 (6.83%) logstash
9 12 (5.85%) CFEngine
9 12 (5.85%) Packer
10 10 (4.88%) SCCM
11 6 (2.93%) Kubernetes
11 6 (2.93%) vMotion
12 5 (2.44%) Icinga
13 4 (1.95%) Graphite
13 4 (1.95%) Mesos
14 3 (1.46%) Docker Swarm
14 3 (1.46%) vRealize
15 2 (0.98%) SCOM
Vendors
1 53 (25.85%) Oracle
2 51 (24.88%) Red Hat
3 42 (20.49%) VMware
4 33 (16.10%) EnterpriseDB
5 30 (14.63%) Microsoft
6 22 (10.73%) Google
7 12 (5.85%) Veritas
8 8 (3.90%) Cisco
9 7 (3.41%) Zerto
10 6 (2.93%) SaltStack
10 6 (2.93%) Veeam
11 5 (2.44%) Aquila
11 5 (2.44%) SAP
12 4 (1.95%) Splunk
13 3 (1.46%) Dell
13 3 (1.46%) EMC
13 3 (1.46%) ServiceNow
14 2 (0.98%) HP
14 2 (0.98%) InterSystems
14 2 (0.98%) Symantec
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