Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 229 356
Rank change year-on-year +24 +127 +141
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 486 490 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.58% 1.39% 0.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.73% 15.72% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 414 411 287
South East median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.64% +4.76% -6.67%
10th Percentile £38,750 £41,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
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 2344 3117 3330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.62% 8.86% 7.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1997 2532 2672
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +19 209 £52,500 -8.70% 17
Berkshire +31 154 £50,000 -20.00% 8
Hampshire +93 126 £62,500 +38.89% 7
Surrey -25 107 £65,000 +18.18% 3
Oxfordshire -5 41 £52,500 +5.00% 9
West Sussex - 19 £57,000 -
Buckinghamshire +2 18 £55,000 +4.76%
Middlesex +23 11 - -
East Sussex -40 10 £60,000 +33.33%
Kent -12 1 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 398 (81.89%) Puppet
2 367 (75.51%) Linux
3 351 (72.22%) DevOps
4 321 (66.05%) Python
5 294 (60.49%) Amazon AWS
6 240 (49.38%) Bash Shell
7 235 (48.35%) Docker
8 217 (44.65%) Ansible
9 191 (39.30%) Java
10 172 (35.39%) Agile Software Development
10 172 (35.39%) Jenkins
11 162 (33.33%) Ruby
12 152 (31.28%) Perl
13 146 (30.04%) Configuration Management
14 135 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
15 133 (27.37%) PowerShell
15 133 (27.37%) Windows
16 132 (27.16%) Continuous Integration
17 127 (26.13%) Red Hat
18 125 (25.72%) SaaS
19 115 (23.66%) Git (software)
20 113 (23.25%) CentOS
21 106 (21.81%) Terraform
22 99 (20.37%) SQL
22 99 (20.37%) C#
23 93 (19.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 92 (18.93%) VMware
25 91 (18.72%) MySQL
26 90 (18.52%) JavaScript
27 76 (15.64%) 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 53 (10.91%) Apache
2 38 (7.82%) nginx
3 37 (7.61%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (5.97%) Apache Spark
4 29 (5.97%) OpenStack
5 27 (5.56%) IIS
6 12 (2.47%) Cloud Foundry
7 11 (2.26%) Confluence
8 6 (1.23%) JBoss
9 5 (1.03%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.62%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.21%) Drupal
11 1 (0.21%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 294 (60.49%) Amazon AWS
2 135 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 125 (25.72%) SaaS
4 33 (6.79%) Amazon EC2
5 31 (6.38%) PaaS
6 29 (5.97%) Amazon S3
6 29 (5.97%) Google Cloud Platform
7 27 (5.56%) IaaS
8 26 (5.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 25 (5.14%) GitHub
10 18 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
11 16 (3.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 16 (3.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 13 (2.67%) Route 53
13 10 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (1.85%) OpenShift
15 8 (1.65%) Datadog
15 8 (1.65%) Slack
16 7 (1.44%) Amazon SQS
17 5 (1.03%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 70 (14.40%) Firewall
2 41 (8.44%) DNS
3 37 (7.61%) VPN
4 32 (6.58%) TCP/IP
4 32 (6.58%) WAN
5 30 (6.17%) DHCP
5 30 (6.17%) SSL
6 26 (5.35%) Internet
7 23 (4.73%) IPsec
8 21 (4.32%) HTTP
9 19 (3.91%) LAN
10 16 (3.29%) BGP
10 16 (3.29%) MPLS
10 16 (3.29%) OSPF
10 16 (3.29%) RIP
11 13 (2.67%) FTP
11 13 (2.67%) SNMP
12 12 (2.47%) VPLS
13 11 (2.26%) VoIP
14 10 (2.06%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (18.72%) MySQL
2 42 (8.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 37 (7.61%) MongoDB
4 32 (6.58%) Amazon RDS
5 30 (6.17%) NoSQL
6 20 (4.12%) Redis
7 18 (3.70%) Big Data
8 16 (3.29%) SQL Server
9 13 (2.67%) DB2
10 11 (2.26%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.03%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.03%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.82%) MariaDB
14 3 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 2 (0.41%) InfluxDB
16 1 (0.21%) Amazon Aurora
16 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
16 1 (0.21%) RavenDB
16 1 (0.21%) TokuDB
Development Applications
1 172 (35.39%) Jenkins
2 115 (23.66%) Git (software)
3 46 (9.47%) Subversion
4 31 (6.38%) JIRA
5 26 (5.35%) Maven
6 23 (4.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 21 (4.32%) Ant
8 20 (4.12%) Visual Studio
9 18 (3.70%) TeamCity
10 15 (3.09%) Eclipse
10 15 (3.09%) Sonatype Nexus
11 14 (2.88%) Toad
12 13 (2.67%) Octopus Deploy
12 13 (2.67%) Vagrant
13 12 (2.47%) Bitbucket
14 11 (2.26%) Hudson
14 11 (2.26%) Selenium
15 9 (1.85%) GitLab
16 7 (1.44%) Gatling
16 7 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 76 (15.64%) Finance
2 40 (8.23%) Banking
3 32 (6.58%) Telecoms
4 26 (5.35%) Marketing
5 23 (4.73%) Electronics
5 23 (4.73%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.06%) Retail
7 9 (1.85%) Automotive
8 8 (1.65%) Games
8 8 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.44%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.03%) Law
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 226 (46.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 71 (14.61%) AWS DevOps
3 57 (11.73%) AWS Engineer
4 56 (11.52%) Linux Engineer
5 54 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 54 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 53 (10.91%) Cloud Engineer
7 45 (9.26%) Architect
8 43 (8.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 40 (8.23%) Administrator
10 34 (7.00%) Linux Administrator
10 34 (7.00%) Senior DevOps
10 34 (7.00%) Systems Administrator
11 32 (6.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 29 (5.97%) Software Architect
13 27 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
14 25 (5.14%) DevOps Systems Engineer
14 25 (5.14%) Systems Engineer
15 23 (4.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 21 (4.32%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (10.29%) Web Services
2 36 (7.41%) HTML
3 34 (7.00%) RabbitMQ
4 33 (6.79%) LAMP
5 31 (6.38%) JSON
5 31 (6.38%) REST
6 29 (5.97%) CSS
7 22 (4.53%) .NET
8 17 (3.50%) Kafka
9 15 (3.09%) Middleware
10 14 (2.88%) AngularJS
10 14 (2.88%) HTML5
10 14 (2.88%) SOAP
11 12 (2.47%) .NET Framework
11 12 (2.47%) Elastic Stack
11 12 (2.47%) Sensu
12 11 (2.26%) Node.js
12 11 (2.26%) Spring
13 10 (2.06%) LEMP Stack
13 10 (2.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.11%) Public Cloud
2 53 (10.91%) Data Centre
3 32 (6.58%) Fintech
4 30 (6.17%) Computer Science
5 26 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (3.09%) Private Cloud
7 13 (2.67%) Clustering
8 10 (2.06%) Cloud Native
8 10 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.85%) Driving Licence
9 9 (1.85%) Social Media
10 8 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (1.44%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.44%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.23%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.23%) N-Tier
13 5 (1.03%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
14 4 (0.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 367 (75.51%) Linux
2 133 (27.37%) Windows
3 113 (23.25%) CentOS
4 93 (19.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 61 (12.55%) Unix
6 47 (9.67%) Ubuntu
7 36 (7.41%) Debian
8 23 (4.73%) Windows Server
9 7 (1.44%) CoreOS
10 6 (1.23%) AIX
11 5 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.62%) Kali Linux
12 3 (0.62%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.62%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.41%) Fedora
13 2 (0.41%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.41%) Solaris
13 2 (0.41%) SUSE
14 1 (0.21%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (72.22%) DevOps
2 172 (35.39%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (30.04%) Configuration Management
4 132 (27.16%) Continuous Integration
5 76 (15.64%) Continuous Delivery
6 73 (15.02%) Open Source
7 57 (11.73%) Scrum
8 53 (10.91%) Migration
9 48 (9.88%) ITIL
10 43 (8.85%) High Availability
11 38 (7.82%) Business Intelligence
12 37 (7.61%) TDD
13 36 (7.41%) Microservices
14 31 (6.38%) Release Management
15 30 (6.17%) Software Engineering
15 30 (6.17%) Test Automation
16 29 (5.97%) Load Balancing
17 26 (5.35%) OO
18 25 (5.14%) Continuous Deployment
18 25 (5.14%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 321 (66.05%) Python
2 240 (49.38%) Bash Shell
3 191 (39.30%) Java
4 162 (33.33%) Ruby
5 152 (31.28%) Perl
6 133 (27.37%) PowerShell
7 99 (20.37%) C#
7 99 (20.37%) SQL
8 90 (18.52%) JavaScript
9 67 (13.79%) PHP
10 52 (10.70%) C++
11 28 (5.76%) Go
12 16 (3.29%) Tcl
13 9 (1.85%) C
14 8 (1.65%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.23%) F#
16 5 (1.03%) ES6
17 4 (0.82%) Groovy
17 4 (0.82%) Scala
18 3 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 38 (7.82%) Degree
2 26 (5.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (4.73%) AWS Certification
4 19 (3.91%) MCSD
5 17 (3.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (2.88%) SC Cleared
6 14 (2.88%) Security Cleared
7 10 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.85%) CCNA
8 9 (1.85%) RHCE
9 7 (1.44%) MCSE
10 4 (0.82%) CCNP
11 3 (0.62%) ISEB
11 3 (0.62%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.21%) CCIE
12 1 (0.21%) HP ASE
12 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.21%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.21%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.14%) QA
2 21 (4.32%) PCI DSS
3 13 (2.67%) GCP
4 12 (2.47%) HIPAA
4 12 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.44%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 235 (48.35%) Docker
2 69 (14.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (8.64%) Active Directory
3 42 (8.64%) Hyper-V
4 20 (4.12%) vSphere
5 14 (2.88%) KVM
6 11 (2.26%) Xen
7 8 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.44%) vCloud
9 6 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.62%) iptables
12 2 (0.41%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.21%) LXC
13 1 (0.21%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 398 (81.89%) Puppet
2 217 (44.65%) Ansible
3 106 (21.81%) Terraform
4 71 (14.61%) Kubernetes
5 35 (7.20%) Grafana
6 33 (6.79%) Nagios
7 32 (6.58%) Packer
8 25 (5.14%) SCCM
9 23 (4.73%) Salt
10 19 (3.91%) ZABBIX
11 17 (3.50%) StatsD
12 16 (3.29%) Kibana
13 15 (3.09%) logstash
14 13 (2.67%) Prometheus
15 12 (2.47%) Cobbler
16 11 (2.26%) Mesos
16 11 (2.26%) rkt
17 7 (1.44%) FortiGate
17 7 (1.44%) Pingdom
18 6 (1.23%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 127 (26.13%) Red Hat
2 92 (18.93%) VMware
3 46 (9.47%) Microsoft
4 40 (8.23%) New Relic
5 31 (6.38%) SAP
6 30 (6.17%) Cisco
7 26 (5.35%) Oracle
8 25 (5.14%) Google
9 19 (3.91%) ServiceNow
10 15 (3.09%) SaltStack
11 12 (2.47%) Citrix
12 11 (2.26%) IBM
13 9 (1.85%) Rackspace
14 8 (1.65%) Atlassian
15 7 (1.44%) CA
15 7 (1.44%) CheckPoint
15 7 (1.44%) Sophos
15 7 (1.44%) Splunk
16 6 (1.23%) F5
16 6 (1.23%) Perforce