Period
to 17 February 2018

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

Opscode Chef
England > South East
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 228 341
Rank change year-on-year -10 +113 +96
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 414 435 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.32% 1.38% 0.81%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.16% 15.23% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 339 388 309
South East median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -11.02%
10th Percentile £33,750 £40,513 £37,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
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 South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2,413 2,857 3,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.67% 9.08% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,946 2,348 2,761
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +0.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £66,250
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 South East

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in the South East over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

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 17 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
Thames Valley -27 163 £50,000 -20.00% 21
Hampshire +57 105 £50,000 -13.04% 12
Surrey -16 104 £57,500 +11.11% 8
Berkshire -24 96 £50,000 -20.00% 9
Oxfordshire +20 58 £52,500 +5.00% 8
East Sussex -42 16 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Buckinghamshire -31 13 £38,500 -30.00% 4
Middlesex +18 11 - -
West Sussex +7 11 £60,000 +50.00%
Kent +1 3 £52,500 +20.00%
Sussex - 1 - -
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 South East region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 317 (76.57%) Puppet
2 313 (75.60%) DevOps
3 301 (72.71%) Linux
4 257 (62.08%) Python
5 250 (60.39%) Amazon AWS
6 211 (50.97%) Ansible
7 175 (42.27%) Jenkins
8 171 (41.30%) Bash Shell
9 166 (40.10%) Docker
10 144 (34.78%) Configuration Management
11 136 (32.85%) Java
12 129 (31.16%) Perl
13 128 (30.92%) Ruby
14 127 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
14 127 (30.68%) Microsoft Azure
15 120 (28.99%) PowerShell
16 113 (27.29%) SQL
17 107 (25.85%) Git (software)
18 105 (25.36%) Continuous Integration
19 92 (22.22%) Windows
19 92 (22.22%) Terraform
20 83 (20.05%) MySQL
21 78 (18.84%) CentOS
22 77 (18.60%) Firewall
23 76 (18.36%) SaaS
24 74 (17.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 68 (16.43%) Red Hat
26 67 (16.18%) Kubernetes
27 62 (14.98%) JavaScript
28 59 (14.25%) Open Source

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 52 (12.56%) Apache
2 32 (7.73%) nginx
3 24 (5.80%) OpenStack
4 20 (4.83%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (3.86%) IIS
6 14 (3.38%) Confluence
7 12 (2.90%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.69%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.69%) JBoss
9 6 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.97%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.72%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.48%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.48%) Drupal
12 2 (0.48%) Jetty
13 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.21%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 250 (60.39%) Amazon AWS
2 127 (30.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (18.36%) SaaS
4 36 (8.70%) Amazon S3
5 33 (7.97%) Amazon EC2
6 31 (7.49%) AWS CloudFormation
7 25 (6.04%) Google Cloud Platform
8 24 (5.80%) IaaS
9 23 (5.56%) PaaS
10 21 (5.07%) GitHub
11 18 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
12 17 (4.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 16 (3.86%) Cloud Computing
14 14 (3.38%) Slack
15 12 (2.90%) Route 53
16 10 (2.42%) AWS OpsWorks
17 9 (2.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 7 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
19 6 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 6 (1.45%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 77 (18.60%) Firewall
2 52 (12.56%) DNS
3 51 (12.32%) VPN
4 37 (8.94%) DHCP
4 37 (8.94%) WAN
5 34 (8.21%) SSL
6 31 (7.49%) IPsec
7 24 (5.80%) BGP
7 24 (5.80%) MPLS
7 24 (5.80%) OSPF
7 24 (5.80%) RIP
8 22 (5.31%) HTTP
9 20 (4.83%) VPLS
10 18 (4.35%) TCP/IP
11 14 (3.38%) LAN
12 13 (3.14%) FTP
13 12 (2.90%) SNMP
14 11 (2.66%) VoIP
15 10 (2.42%) Internet
16 8 (1.93%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (20.05%) MySQL
2 49 (11.84%) NoSQL
3 35 (8.45%) MongoDB
4 33 (7.97%) Amazon RDS
5 18 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (3.62%) Big Data
7 14 (3.38%) MariaDB
8 12 (2.90%) DB2
9 11 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.93%) SQL Server
11 7 (1.69%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.45%) Relational Database
13 5 (1.21%) Redis
14 2 (0.48%) Amazon Aurora
14 2 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.48%) Amazon Redshift
14 2 (0.48%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.48%) Data Lake
14 2 (0.48%) InterSystems Cache
14 2 (0.48%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 175 (42.27%) Jenkins
2 107 (25.85%) Git (software)
3 41 (9.90%) JIRA
4 38 (9.18%) Subversion
5 33 (7.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 21 (5.07%) Maven
7 19 (4.59%) Ant
8 18 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
8 18 (4.35%) TeamCity
9 17 (4.11%) Eclipse
9 17 (4.11%) Toad
10 16 (3.86%) Hudson
11 13 (3.14%) Bitbucket
12 12 (2.90%) Vagrant
13 10 (2.42%) Octopus Deploy
13 10 (2.42%) Visual Studio
14 9 (2.17%) Selenium
14 9 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
15 7 (1.69%) JUnit
16 5 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (9.18%) Finance
2 21 (5.07%) Banking
3 13 (3.14%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (1.93%) Retail
5 7 (1.69%) Games
6 6 (1.45%) Automotive
6 6 (1.45%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.45%) Marketing
7 5 (1.21%) Publishing
8 4 (0.97%) Electronics
8 4 (0.97%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 196 (47.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 60 (14.49%) AWS DevOps
3 52 (12.56%) Linux Engineer
4 51 (12.32%) AWS Engineer
5 46 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 46 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 45 (10.87%) Administrator
7 42 (10.14%) Cloud Engineer
8 41 (9.90%) Linux Administrator
8 41 (9.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 38 (9.18%) Architect
10 34 (8.21%) Senior DevOps
11 30 (7.25%) Network Engineer
11 30 (7.25%) Systems Engineer
12 27 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
13 25 (6.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 24 (5.80%) Developer
14 24 (5.80%) DevOps Systems Engineer
15 23 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 21 (5.07%) Linux Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (12.32%) Web Services
2 34 (8.21%) CSS
3 32 (7.73%) LAMP
4 30 (7.25%) HTML
5 25 (6.04%) JSON
6 23 (5.56%) REST
7 17 (4.11%) .NET
8 15 (3.62%) Middleware
9 14 (3.38%) jQuery
9 14 (3.38%) RabbitMQ
9 14 (3.38%) SOAP
10 13 (3.14%) Kafka
10 13 (3.14%) XML
11 12 (2.90%) .NET Framework
12 11 (2.66%) AngularJS
12 11 (2.66%) LEMP Stack
13 8 (1.93%) EDI
13 8 (1.93%) Elastic Stack
13 8 (1.93%) Spring
13 8 (1.93%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.42%) Public Cloud
2 37 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (7.73%) Computer Science
4 30 (7.25%) Data Centre
5 21 (5.07%) Clustering
6 20 (4.83%) Fintech
7 13 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (2.90%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.42%) Mobile App
10 9 (2.17%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.69%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (1.45%) Social Media
12 6 (1.45%) Virtual Team
13 5 (1.21%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.21%) Cloud Native
14 4 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
15 3 (0.72%) Online Games
15 3 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 301 (72.71%) Linux
2 92 (22.22%) Windows
3 78 (18.84%) CentOS
4 74 (17.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (11.11%) Ubuntu
6 38 (9.18%) Unix
7 31 (7.49%) Debian
8 17 (4.11%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.72%) CoreOS
9 3 (0.72%) Kali Linux
9 3 (0.72%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.72%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.24%) Android
10 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (75.60%) DevOps
2 144 (34.78%) Configuration Management
3 127 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (25.36%) Continuous Integration
5 59 (14.25%) Open Source
6 56 (13.53%) High Availability
7 52 (12.56%) Task Automation
8 44 (10.63%) Microservices
8 44 (10.63%) Scrum
9 42 (10.14%) Load Balancing
10 41 (9.90%) Continuous Delivery
10 41 (9.90%) ITIL
11 37 (8.94%) Migration
12 33 (7.97%) Software Engineering
13 30 (7.25%) Test Automation
14 24 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
15 22 (5.31%) SOA
16 21 (5.07%) Enterprise Architecture
16 21 (5.07%) SDLC
16 21 (5.07%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 257 (62.08%) Python
2 171 (41.30%) Bash Shell
3 136 (32.85%) Java
4 129 (31.16%) Perl
5 128 (30.92%) Ruby
6 120 (28.99%) PowerShell
7 113 (27.29%) SQL
8 62 (14.98%) JavaScript
9 52 (12.56%) C#
9 52 (12.56%) PHP
10 35 (8.45%) C++
11 20 (4.83%) Go
12 14 (3.38%) C
13 13 (3.14%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.45%) F#
14 6 (1.45%) R
14 6 (1.45%) Scala
15 5 (1.21%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.97%) Tcl
16 4 (0.97%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 38 (9.18%) Degree
2 15 (3.62%) AWS Certification
2 15 (3.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.66%) CCNA
3 11 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.69%) MCSD
6 5 (1.21%) CCNP
7 3 (0.72%) ISEB
7 3 (0.72%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.72%) MCSE
8 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.48%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.24%) RHCE
9 1 (0.24%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.52%) PCI DSS
2 20 (4.83%) HIPAA
2 20 (4.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (3.62%) QA
4 8 (1.93%) SLA
5 7 (1.69%) GCP
6 5 (1.21%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 166 (40.10%) Docker
2 37 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (5.80%) Active Directory
4 22 (5.31%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.42%) vSphere
6 8 (1.93%) KVM
7 6 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (1.45%) Xen
8 4 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.72%) vCloud
9 3 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.48%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.24%) NFS
Systems Management
1 317 (76.57%) Puppet
2 211 (50.97%) Ansible
3 92 (22.22%) Terraform
4 67 (16.18%) Kubernetes
5 31 (7.49%) Nagios
6 22 (5.31%) Salt
7 15 (3.62%) Packer
8 14 (3.38%) SCCM
9 13 (3.14%) logstash
10 12 (2.90%) CFEngine
10 12 (2.90%) Grafana
10 12 (2.90%) Rancher
11 11 (2.66%) Mesos
11 11 (2.66%) rkt
12 10 (2.42%) Prometheus
12 10 (2.42%) ZABBIX
13 9 (2.17%) Kibana
14 8 (1.93%) Cobbler
14 8 (1.93%) Icinga
14 8 (1.93%) StatsD
Vendors
1 68 (16.43%) Red Hat
2 51 (12.32%) VMware
3 43 (10.39%) Oracle
4 37 (8.94%) Microsoft
5 29 (7.00%) Google
6 22 (5.31%) Cisco
7 17 (4.11%) SAP
8 15 (3.62%) New Relic
9 12 (2.90%) Sophos
10 11 (2.66%) Citrix
10 11 (2.66%) Perforce
10 11 (2.66%) ServiceNow
10 11 (2.66%) Splunk
11 10 (2.42%) SaltStack
12 9 (2.17%) Atlassian
13 7 (1.69%) F5
13 7 (1.69%) Rackspace
13 7 (1.69%) Sun
14 6 (1.45%) Brocade
14 6 (1.45%) HP