Period
to 23 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England > South East
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 294 295 272
Rank change year-on-year +1 -23 -33
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 74 157 270
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.58% 0.80% 1.02%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.25% 7.80% 9.54%
Number of salaries quoted 56 123 234
10th Percentile " £43,750 £40,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.15% +4.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £73,750 £81,875 £72,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £87,500 £82,125
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% - +8.33%

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 South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,743 2,012 2,829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.68% 10.30% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,407 1,562 2,235
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +6.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £81,250 £77,800
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in the South East

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Opscode Chef in the South East.

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in the South East

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Opscode Chef in the South East over the 6 months to 23 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Opscode Chef in the South East

Opscode Chef
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 April 2021. 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
Thames Valley +10 32 £70,000 +7.69% 8
Hampshire +40 31 £70,000 +27.27% 5
Berkshire +1 26 £70,000 +13.36% 5
Surrey -1 10 £55,000 -26.67% 2
Buckinghamshire +29 3 £65,000 +52.94% 2
Oxfordshire +14 3 £72,500 +8.61% 1
East Sussex +24 1 £42,500 -5.56%
Kent - 1 £65,000 - 1
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 56 (75.68%) Puppet
2 55 (74.32%) Ansible
3 51 (68.92%) DevOps
4 46 (62.16%) Python
5 40 (54.05%) Linux
6 37 (50.00%) AWS
7 33 (44.59%) Git (software)
8 29 (39.19%) Azure
9 27 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (33.78%) Java
11 24 (32.43%) Docker
12 23 (31.08%) Kubernetes
13 22 (29.73%) Terraform
14 21 (28.38%) Infrastructure as Code
14 21 (28.38%) Test Automation
15 20 (27.03%) Configuration Management
16 19 (25.68%) SQL
16 19 (25.68%) Degree
16 19 (25.68%) AWS CloudFormation
17 18 (24.32%) PowerShell
17 18 (24.32%) VMware
17 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
18 17 (22.97%) Windows
18 17 (22.97%) PostgreSQL
18 17 (22.97%) Ruby
18 17 (22.97%) Open Source
18 17 (22.97%) Bash Shell
18 17 (22.97%) Jenkins
19 16 (21.62%) Security Cleared
19 16 (21.62%) Finance

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (12.16%) GemFire
2 7 (9.46%) IIS
3 6 (8.11%) Camunda
3 6 (8.11%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (8.11%) OpenStack
4 4 (5.41%) Apache
5 3 (4.05%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.35%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 37 (50.00%) AWS
2 29 (39.19%) Azure
3 19 (25.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (17.57%) GitHub
5 11 (14.86%) GCP
5 11 (14.86%) PaaS
6 9 (12.16%) IaaS
7 6 (8.11%) SaaS
8 3 (4.05%) Slack
9 1 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.35%) Azure Service Fabric
9 1 (1.35%) NuGet
9 1 (1.35%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.11%) Calico
3 5 (6.76%) Internet
3 5 (6.76%) LAN
3 5 (6.76%) WAN
4 4 (5.41%) Firewall
4 4 (5.41%) SAN
5 1 (1.35%) HTTP
5 1 (1.35%) NAS
5 1 (1.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.97%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (10.81%) MySQL
2 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.46%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.11%) MariaDB
5 5 (6.76%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.41%) Big Data
6 4 (5.41%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (4.05%) HBase
7 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
7 3 (4.05%) Redis
8 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 33 (44.59%) Git (software)
2 17 (22.97%) Jenkins
3 12 (16.22%) Bitbucket
3 12 (16.22%) Cucumber
4 11 (14.86%) Sonatype Nexus
4 11 (14.86%) TeamCity
5 9 (12.16%) Gradle
5 9 (12.16%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (12.16%) Protractor
5 9 (12.16%) Selenium
6 6 (8.11%) GitLab
6 6 (8.11%) gulp
6 6 (8.11%) Robot Framework
6 6 (8.11%) Vagrant
7 5 (6.76%) JIRA
8 3 (4.05%) Cypress.io
8 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
8 3 (4.05%) JUnit
8 3 (4.05%) Mockito
8 3 (4.05%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (21.62%) Finance
2 12 (16.22%) Banking
2 12 (16.22%) Law
3 5 (6.76%) Military
4 2 (2.70%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.35%) Automotive
5 1 (1.35%) Local Government
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (35.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (20.27%) Architect
3 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (8.11%) Analyst
4 6 (8.11%) Automation Architect
4 6 (8.11%) Developer
4 6 (8.11%) Information Analyst
4 6 (8.11%) IT Analyst
4 6 (8.11%) Network Architect
4 6 (8.11%) Network Technical Architect
4 6 (8.11%) Service Analyst
4 6 (8.11%) Technical Architect
4 6 (8.11%) Technical Design Architect
4 6 (8.11%) Technical Design Authority
5 5 (6.76%) Lead DevOps
5 5 (6.76%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (5.41%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) AngularJS
1 9 (12.16%) Kafka
1 9 (12.16%) Node.js
1 9 (12.16%) Spring
1 9 (12.16%) WireMock
2 8 (10.81%) Web Services
3 7 (9.46%) CSS
3 7 (9.46%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (9.46%) RESTful
4 6 (8.11%) Django
4 6 (8.11%) Flask
4 6 (8.11%) J2EE
4 6 (8.11%) OpenDaylight
4 6 (8.11%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (8.11%) REST
4 6 (8.11%) Spring Boot
4 6 (8.11%) Spring Integration
5 4 (5.41%) HTML
5 4 (5.41%) XML
6 3 (4.05%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.11%) Private Cloud
3 5 (6.76%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (5.41%) Clustering
5 3 (4.05%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.05%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.05%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (54.05%) Linux
2 17 (22.97%) Windows
3 13 (17.57%) Unix
4 6 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.76%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.70%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.35%) CentOS
7 1 (1.35%) Debian
7 1 (1.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (68.92%) DevOps
2 27 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (28.38%) Infrastructure as Code
3 21 (28.38%) Test Automation
4 20 (27.03%) Configuration Management
5 17 (22.97%) Open Source
6 14 (18.92%) Computer Science
6 14 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (16.22%) Digital Banking
7 12 (16.22%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 9 (12.16%) Release Management
8 9 (12.16%) TDD
9 8 (10.81%) BDD
9 8 (10.81%) Scrum
10 7 (9.46%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Automation
10 7 (9.46%) Presales
10 7 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (9.46%) Service-Level Objective
10 7 (9.46%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 46 (62.16%) Python
2 25 (33.78%) Java
3 19 (25.68%) SQL
4 18 (24.32%) PowerShell
5 17 (22.97%) Bash Shell
5 17 (22.97%) Ruby
6 12 (16.22%) Go
7 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
8 8 (10.81%) Shell Script
9 7 (9.46%) C#
10 6 (8.11%) Groovy
11 3 (4.05%) C
12 2 (2.70%) Korn
12 2 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (25.68%) Degree
2 16 (21.62%) Security Cleared
3 9 (12.16%) OCP
3 9 (12.16%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (4.05%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.35%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.35%) HNC
7 1 (1.35%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 24 (32.43%) Docker
2 7 (9.46%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.05%) HDFS
3 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.35%) iptables
4 1 (1.35%) Postfix
4 1 (1.35%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 56 (75.68%) Puppet
2 55 (74.32%) Ansible
3 23 (31.08%) Kubernetes
4 22 (29.73%) Terraform
5 8 (10.81%) Packer
6 7 (9.46%) Salt
7 6 (8.11%) Grafana
7 6 (8.11%) Kibana
8 2 (2.70%) Graylog
8 2 (2.70%) Nagios
8 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.35%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (1.35%) HP Fortify
9 1 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
1 18 (24.32%) VMware
2 11 (14.86%) Google
2 11 (14.86%) Oracle
3 9 (12.16%) Cisco
4 6 (8.11%) Arista
4 6 (8.11%) PayPal
4 6 (8.11%) SaltStack
4 6 (8.11%) Veracode
5 5 (6.76%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.41%) HP
7 3 (4.05%) F5
7 3 (4.05%) Juniper
7 3 (4.05%) Okta
7 3 (4.05%) Splunk
8 1 (1.35%) NEC
8 1 (1.35%) NetApp
8 1 (1.35%) Northgate