Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 202 242
Rank change year-on-year -38 +40 +120
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 369 460 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.25% 1.58% 1.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.75% 19.17% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 336 378 380
South East median annual salary £57,250 £57,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.44% +3.64% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £42,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £72,125 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £59,500
% change year-on-year - +0.84% +3.48%

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 2,501 2,399 3,309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.51% 8.24% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2,007 1,998 2,693
South East median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -4.04% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 September 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 22 September 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 -44 142 £60,000 +14.29% 22
Hampshire +6 129 £50,000 -23.08% 10
Berkshire -69 87 £60,000 +14.29% 10
Surrey -14 72 £55,000 -15.38% 15
Oxfordshire +21 43 £65,000 +23.81% 12
East Sussex - 14 £50,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +1 12 £52,500 -
West Sussex -7 6 £47,500 -15.18%
Kent +7 5 £47,500 +26.67%
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 255 (69.11%) Ansible
2 253 (68.56%) DevOps
3 252 (68.29%) Puppet
4 241 (65.31%) Linux
5 190 (51.49%) Amazon AWS
6 188 (50.95%) Python
7 177 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
8 172 (46.61%) Docker
9 146 (39.57%) Jenkins
10 126 (34.15%) Microsoft Azure
11 110 (29.81%) Bash Shell
12 106 (28.73%) SQL
13 101 (27.37%) Configuration Management
13 101 (27.37%) Ruby
14 92 (24.93%) Java
14 92 (24.93%) Git (software)
15 91 (24.66%) Kubernetes
16 81 (21.95%) Terraform
17 79 (21.41%) PowerShell
17 79 (21.41%) Scrum
18 69 (18.70%) Windows
18 69 (18.70%) Continuous Integration
19 63 (17.07%) JavaScript
20 59 (15.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 58 (15.72%) NoSQL
21 58 (15.72%) TDD
22 53 (14.36%) Open Source
23 52 (14.09%) Finance
24 51 (13.82%) Oracle
25 48 (13.01%) C#

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 40 (10.84%) Apache
2 34 (9.21%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (8.67%) IIS
4 27 (7.32%) nginx
5 25 (6.78%) JBoss
6 20 (5.42%) Tomcat
7 13 (3.52%) Confluence
7 13 (3.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (2.71%) Jetty
9 9 (2.44%) WebLogic
10 8 (2.17%) Apache Spark
10 8 (2.17%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.54%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.54%) Drupal
12 2 (0.54%) Hubot
13 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (1.63%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.90%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (1.36%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 190 (51.49%) Amazon AWS
2 126 (34.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (10.30%) GitHub
4 36 (9.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 30 (8.13%) PaaS
6 26 (7.05%) Cloud Computing
7 25 (6.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 25 (6.78%) Google Cloud Platform
8 23 (6.23%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (4.88%) Amazon S3
10 16 (4.34%) Office 365
11 15 (4.07%) Amazon ELB
12 14 (3.79%) IBM Cloud
13 12 (3.25%) Datadog
13 12 (3.25%) SaaS
14 11 (2.98%) IaaS
15 10 (2.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 9 (2.44%) Amazon Glacier
17 8 (2.17%) AWS CodePipeline
17 8 (2.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.49%) TCP/IP
2 22 (5.96%) Firewall
3 16 (4.34%) DNS
3 16 (4.34%) Internet
3 16 (4.34%) WAN
4 15 (4.07%) iSCSI
5 14 (3.79%) DHCP
5 14 (3.79%) VLAN
6 13 (3.52%) LAN
7 11 (2.98%) SAN
8 9 (2.44%) FCoE
8 9 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (2.44%) NAS
8 9 (2.44%) Wireless
9 4 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.81%) VPN
11 2 (0.54%) HTTP
11 2 (0.54%) MPLS
11 2 (0.54%) OpenVPN
11 2 (0.54%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (15.72%) NoSQL
2 32 (8.67%) MySQL
2 32 (8.67%) SQL Server
3 23 (6.23%) MongoDB
4 19 (5.15%) Redis
5 18 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (4.61%) Amazon RDS
7 15 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (4.07%) MariaDB
8 12 (3.25%) Neo4j
9 10 (2.71%) Big Data
10 9 (2.44%) Oracle Database
10 9 (2.44%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.63%) Power BI
12 6 (1.63%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.36%) Hadoop
14 4 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 146 (39.57%) Jenkins
2 92 (24.93%) Git (software)
3 41 (11.11%) Vagrant
4 38 (10.30%) JIRA
5 37 (10.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (7.32%) Subversion
7 23 (6.23%) GitLab
8 21 (5.69%) Selenium
9 19 (5.15%) TeamCity
10 15 (4.07%) JUnit
11 14 (3.79%) Maven
12 13 (3.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (3.52%) SonarQube
13 12 (3.25%) Artifactory
13 12 (3.25%) Sonatype Nexus
14 10 (2.71%) Bitbucket
14 10 (2.71%) Gradle
14 10 (2.71%) Mockito
14 10 (2.71%) SpecFlow
14 10 (2.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (14.09%) Finance
2 19 (5.15%) Banking
3 14 (3.79%) Games
4 9 (2.44%) Marketing
4 9 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.90%) Electronics
6 6 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.08%) Retail
8 3 (0.81%) Publishing
9 2 (0.54%) Military
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 166 (44.99%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (10.30%) Linux Engineer
3 37 (10.03%) Developer
4 34 (9.21%) Cloud Engineer
5 33 (8.94%) AWS DevOps
6 30 (8.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 28 (7.59%) AWS Engineer
8 25 (6.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 23 (6.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 21 (5.69%) Administrator
11 20 (5.42%) Automation Engineer
12 19 (5.15%) C# Developer
12 19 (5.15%) Senior DevOps
12 19 (5.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 17 (4.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 16 (4.34%) Architect
15 13 (3.52%) Java Developer
15 13 (3.52%) Lead DevOps
15 13 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
16 12 (3.25%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 37 (10.03%) Node.js
3 33 (8.94%) REST
4 30 (8.13%) Web Services
5 29 (7.86%) .NET
6 27 (7.32%) CSS
7 25 (6.78%) HTML
8 24 (6.50%) ASP.NET
8 24 (6.50%) Middleware
9 23 (6.23%) Elastic Stack
10 21 (5.69%) .NET Framework
11 19 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (5.15%) HTML5
11 19 (5.15%) Sass
12 18 (4.88%) Angular 2
13 16 (4.34%) React
14 14 (3.79%) XML
15 13 (3.52%) Vue.js
16 12 (3.25%) Kafka
17 11 (2.98%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.13%) Public Cloud
2 21 (5.69%) Computer Science
3 19 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.88%) Replication
5 17 (4.61%) Data Centre
6 15 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (3.79%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (2.44%) Fintech
9 8 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.63%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.63%) PMI
11 5 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.36%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.08%) Industry 4.0
12 4 (1.08%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.81%) PKI
13 3 (0.81%) Social Media
14 2 (0.54%) BBC
14 2 (0.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 241 (65.31%) Linux
2 69 (18.70%) Windows
3 59 (15.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 47 (12.74%) CentOS
5 33 (8.94%) Unix
6 23 (6.23%) Ubuntu
6 23 (6.23%) Windows Server
7 17 (4.61%) Debian
8 10 (2.71%) Windows 10
9 8 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.54%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.27%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.27%) Fedora
12 1 (0.27%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.27%) Solaris
12 1 (0.27%) SUSE
12 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (68.56%) DevOps
2 177 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (27.37%) Configuration Management
4 79 (21.41%) Scrum
5 69 (18.70%) Continuous Integration
6 58 (15.72%) TDD
7 53 (14.36%) Open Source
8 48 (13.01%) BDD
8 48 (13.01%) ITIL
9 40 (10.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 40 (10.84%) Problem-Solving
10 39 (10.57%) Continuous Delivery
11 38 (10.30%) Deployment Automation
11 38 (10.30%) Mentoring
11 38 (10.30%) Software Engineering
12 36 (9.76%) SDLC
13 34 (9.21%) MVC
14 32 (8.67%) Test Automation
15 31 (8.40%) SOA
16 28 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 188 (50.95%) Python
2 110 (29.81%) Bash Shell
3 106 (28.73%) SQL
4 101 (27.37%) Ruby
5 92 (24.93%) Java
6 79 (21.41%) PowerShell
7 63 (17.07%) JavaScript
8 48 (13.01%) C#
9 45 (12.20%) Perl
10 30 (8.13%) C++
11 25 (6.78%) PHP
12 19 (5.15%) TypeScript
13 18 (4.88%) T-SQL
14 16 (4.34%) Go
15 15 (4.07%) Shell Script
16 14 (3.79%) C
17 11 (2.98%) Java 8
18 10 (2.71%) Groovy
19 5 (1.36%) Korn
19 5 (1.36%) R
Qualifications
1 40 (10.84%) Degree
2 15 (4.07%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.52%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (2.44%) RHCSA
6 7 (1.90%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.36%) CCNA
8 5 (1.36%) RHCE
9 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.27%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.27%) CCNP
10 1 (0.27%) CCSA
10 1 (0.27%) GCIH
10 1 (0.27%) GIAC
10 1 (0.27%) SANS
10 1 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.05%) QA
2 9 (2.44%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.63%) SLA
4 4 (1.08%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.54%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 172 (46.61%) Docker
2 36 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.42%) Active Directory
4 19 (5.15%) VirtualBox
5 18 (4.88%) vSphere
6 14 (3.79%) KVM
7 12 (3.25%) NFS
8 9 (2.44%) Samba
8 9 (2.44%) Xen
9 7 (1.90%) Hyper-V
10 5 (1.36%) oVirt
11 4 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (1.08%) XenServer
12 3 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.27%) iptables
13 1 (0.27%) Postfix
13 1 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 255 (69.11%) Ansible
2 252 (68.29%) Puppet
3 91 (24.66%) Kubernetes
4 81 (21.95%) Terraform
5 33 (8.94%) Salt
6 17 (4.61%) Nagios
6 17 (4.61%) Packer
7 14 (3.79%) Grafana
7 14 (3.79%) Kibana
7 14 (3.79%) logstash
8 13 (3.52%) ZABBIX
9 12 (3.25%) HAProxy
10 9 (2.44%) Docker Swarm
10 9 (2.44%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 8 (2.17%) Prometheus
12 6 (1.63%) Nessus
13 5 (1.36%) Graylog
13 5 (1.36%) PingFederate
13 5 (1.36%) rkt
14 2 (0.54%) StatsD
Vendors
1 51 (13.82%) Oracle
2 48 (13.01%) Microsoft
2 48 (13.01%) VMware
3 41 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 24 (6.50%) Google
5 14 (3.79%) Cisco
5 14 (3.79%) New Relic
6 9 (2.44%) Centrify
6 9 (2.44%) Meraki
6 9 (2.44%) SAP
6 9 (2.44%) Splunk
7 6 (1.63%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.63%) SaltStack
8 5 (1.36%) HP
9 4 (1.08%) Apple
9 4 (1.08%) CA Agile Central
9 4 (1.08%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.08%) Tableau
10 3 (0.81%) Databricks
10 3 (0.81%) F5