The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 123 132
Rank change year-on-year +22 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 50 47 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.85% 1.64% 1.06%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.12% 20.09% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 17
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £28,350 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,000 £72,700
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.37% -4.00%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 166 234 218
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 6.13% 8.15% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 154 200 243
Median salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,375 £26,250 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £63,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Scotland

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in Scotland

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Opscode Chef in Scotland

Opscode Chef
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 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
Edinburgh +8 46 £52,500 +13.51% 5
Glasgow -2 3 - - 5
Opscode Chef
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 67 (82.72%) Linux
2 63 (77.78%) Puppet
3 48 (59.26%) Configuration Management
4 46 (56.79%) Windows
4 46 (56.79%) Python
5 44 (54.32%) PowerShell
6 37 (45.68%) Ansible
7 32 (39.51%) VMware
8 31 (38.27%) Data Centre
9 30 (37.04%) DevOps
10 27 (33.33%) Active Directory
11 26 (32.10%) Bash Shell
12 25 (30.86%) Amazon AWS
13 24 (29.63%) Cisco
14 23 (28.40%) Microsoft
14 23 (28.40%) SAN
15 22 (27.16%) Perl
15 22 (27.16%) Finance
16 21 (25.93%) Unix
17 20 (24.69%) Tomcat
18 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
18 19 (23.46%) Ubuntu
18 19 (23.46%) Apache
18 19 (23.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 19 (23.46%) Windows Server
19 18 (22.22%) ITIL
19 18 (22.22%) Citrix
20 17 (20.99%) Nagios
20 17 (20.99%) Git (software)
20 17 (20.99%) High Availability

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 20 (24.69%) Tomcat
2 19 (23.46%) Apache
3 15 (18.52%) IIS
4 9 (11.11%) Skype for Business
5 7 (8.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (8.64%) JBoss
5 7 (8.64%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.47%) Confluence
7 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 25 (30.86%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (19.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (11.11%) Office 365
4 6 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (6.17%) SaaS
6 4 (4.94%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.40%) SAN
2 16 (19.75%) WAN
3 13 (16.05%) DNS
3 13 (16.05%) NAS
4 9 (11.11%) DHCP
4 9 (11.11%) iSCSI
5 8 (9.88%) Firewall
6 7 (8.64%) LAN
7 5 (6.17%) HTTP
7 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.70%) SSL
9 2 (2.47%) Internet
9 2 (2.47%) IPsec
9 2 (2.47%) Skype
9 2 (2.47%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.75%) MySQL
2 12 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (4.94%) Redis
6 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (20.99%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.88%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.41%) Maven
3 6 (7.41%) Subversion
4 5 (6.17%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (4.94%) Bitbucket
5 4 (4.94%) GCC
5 4 (4.94%) MSI
5 4 (4.94%) NuGet
5 4 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.47%) JIRA
6 2 (2.47%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.23%) GitLab
7 1 (1.23%) Gradle
7 1 (1.23%) Grunt
7 1 (1.23%) gulp
7 1 (1.23%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (1.23%) Selenium
7 1 (1.23%) SonarQube
General
1 22 (27.16%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Games
3 2 (2.47%) Law
3 2 (2.47%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (24.69%) Administrator
2 19 (23.46%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (12.35%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Consultant
6 8 (9.88%) DevOps Administrator
6 8 (9.88%) Linux Consultant
6 8 (9.88%) Unix Consultant
7 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (8.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.64%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Architect
9 5 (6.17%) Configuration Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 5 (6.17%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (4.94%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.28%) LAMP
2 12 (14.81%) Web Services
3 6 (7.41%) .NET
4 4 (4.94%) AngularJS
4 4 (4.94%) jQuery
5 3 (3.70%) Celery
5 3 (3.70%) Flask
5 3 (3.70%) RESTful
5 3 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (2.47%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.23%) Ajax
7 1 (1.23%) CSS
7 1 (1.23%) CSS3
7 1 (1.23%) HTML
7 1 (1.23%) HTML5
7 1 (1.23%) J2EE
7 1 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.23%) React
Miscellaneous
1 31 (38.27%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.11%) Clustering
2 9 (11.11%) Replication
3 7 (8.64%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.47%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.47%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.47%) Fintech
5 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.23%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 67 (82.72%) Linux
2 46 (56.79%) Windows
3 21 (25.93%) Unix
4 19 (23.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (23.46%) Ubuntu
4 19 (23.46%) Windows Server
5 9 (11.11%) AIX
6 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (59.26%) Configuration Management
2 30 (37.04%) DevOps
3 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (22.22%) ITIL
5 17 (20.99%) High Availability
6 14 (17.28%) Open Source
7 13 (16.05%) Root Cause Analysis
8 12 (14.81%) SDLC
9 11 (13.58%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (12.35%) IT Strategy
11 9 (11.11%) Identity Management
11 9 (11.11%) Mentoring
11 9 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
12 8 (9.88%) Scrum
13 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Monitoring
14 6 (7.41%) Asset Management
14 6 (7.41%) Investment Management
14 6 (7.41%) Translating Business Requirements
14 6 (7.41%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 46 (56.79%) Python
2 44 (54.32%) PowerShell
3 26 (32.10%) Bash Shell
4 22 (27.16%) Perl
5 16 (19.75%) PHP
6 12 (14.81%) SQL
7 11 (13.58%) Ruby
8 10 (12.35%) C
9 7 (8.64%) Java
10 5 (6.17%) VBScript
11 4 (4.94%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.23%) C++
12 1 (1.23%) Groovy
12 1 (1.23%) Jython
12 1 (1.23%) Scala
12 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) CISSP
2 2 (2.47%) Degree
3 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.23%) MBA
3 1 (1.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.58%) Hyper-V
3 11 (13.58%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (11.11%) RHEV
4 9 (11.11%) vSphere
4 9 (11.11%) XenApp
5 7 (8.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (8.64%) XenDesktop
6 5 (6.17%) Docker
7 1 (1.23%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 63 (77.78%) Puppet
2 37 (45.68%) Ansible
3 17 (20.99%) Nagios
4 10 (12.35%) Rundeck
5 9 (11.11%) Control-M
5 9 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (8.64%) Capistrano
6 7 (8.64%) Check_MK
6 7 (8.64%) SCCM
6 7 (8.64%) SCOM
6 7 (8.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 7 (8.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (6.17%) yum
8 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (4.94%) PowerCLI
9 3 (3.70%) Grafana
9 3 (3.70%) ZABBIX
10 2 (2.47%) CFEngine
11 1 (1.23%) Graphite
11 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 32 (39.51%) VMware
2 24 (29.63%) Cisco
3 23 (28.40%) Microsoft
4 18 (22.22%) Citrix
5 16 (19.75%) Red Hat
6 13 (16.05%) Perforce
7 11 (13.58%) EMC
7 11 (13.58%) F5
8 9 (11.11%) Brocade
8 9 (11.11%) CA
8 9 (11.11%) Percona
8 9 (11.11%) Riverbed
8 9 (11.11%) Symantec
8 9 (11.11%) Varonis
9 7 (8.64%) Palo Alto
9 7 (8.64%) Splunk
10 4 (4.94%) Google
10 4 (4.94%) HP
11 2 (2.47%) Atlassian
12 1 (1.23%) Oracle
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