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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 234 294
Rank change year-on-year +44 +60  
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 230 229 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.59% 1.24% 0.90%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.12% 14.34% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 184 180 147
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% -  

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 the South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1269 1597 1758
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 8.77% 8.64% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1032 1277 1360
Median salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.04% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire +59 95 £55,000 - 11
Hampshire +31 42 £65,000 +4.00% 6
Surrey +5 42 £65,000 +30.00% 9
Buckinghamshire +13 16 £51,000 -5.11% 1
Kent +2 13 £37,500 -41.86% 2
Oxfordshire -1 10 £95,000 +68.88% 3
Middlesex +9 6 - -
West Sussex +8 1 £57,000 +8.57% 2
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 349 (80.60%) Puppet
2 341 (78.75%) Linux
3 312 (72.06%) DevOps
4 267 (61.66%) Python
5 214 (49.42%) Amazon AWS
6 189 (43.65%) Bash Shell
7 185 (42.73%) Ansible
8 150 (34.64%) Ruby
9 148 (34.18%) Docker
10 135 (31.18%) Java
11 124 (28.64%) Continuous Integration
12 121 (27.94%) Windows
13 117 (27.02%) MySQL
14 106 (24.48%) Jenkins
15 105 (24.25%) Perl
16 103 (23.79%) Agile Software Development
17 99 (22.86%) Git (software)
18 98 (22.63%) VMware
19 95 (21.94%) Red Hat
20 92 (21.25%) PowerShell
21 90 (20.79%) Continuous Delivery
22 88 (20.32%) SaaS
23 87 (20.09%) Microsoft Azure
24 80 (18.48%) Unix
25 77 (17.78%) Configuration Management
26 73 (16.86%) CentOS
27 68 (15.70%) Finance
28 63 (14.55%) SQL
29 60 (13.86%) Maven
29 60 (13.86%) VMware Infrastructure

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 41 (9.47%) Apache
2 38 (8.78%) nginx
3 33 (7.62%) Elasticsearch
4 27 (6.24%) IIS
5 26 (6.00%) Apache Spark
6 25 (5.77%) OpenStack
7 19 (4.39%) Tomcat
8 13 (3.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 12 (2.77%) Cloud Foundry
10 11 (2.54%) MS Exchange
11 9 (2.08%) Apache Solr
11 9 (2.08%) JBoss
12 8 (1.85%) Hubot
12 8 (1.85%) WebLogic
13 7 (1.62%) WebSphere
14 6 (1.39%) SharePoint
15 5 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (1.15%) Confluence
15 5 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
16 3 (0.69%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.92%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 214 (49.42%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (20.32%) SaaS
3 87 (20.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (6.24%) IaaS
5 26 (6.00%) PaaS
6 21 (4.85%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (3.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (3.00%) GitHub
8 10 (2.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 8 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (1.39%) Datadog
12 5 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (1.15%) Heroku
12 5 (1.15%) iPaaS
13 4 (0.92%) IBM Cloud
13 4 (0.92%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.92%) Responsys
13 4 (0.92%) SoftLayer
13 4 (0.92%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 47 (10.85%) Firewall
2 34 (7.85%) DNS
3 28 (6.47%) TCP/IP
4 23 (5.31%) Internet
5 22 (5.08%) VPN
6 19 (4.39%) LAN
7 18 (4.16%) WAN
8 10 (2.31%) DHCP
9 8 (1.85%) HTTP
10 6 (1.39%) LDAP
10 6 (1.39%) SAN
11 3 (0.69%) Broadband
11 3 (0.69%) VLAN
11 3 (0.69%) VSAN
12 2 (0.46%) IPsec
12 2 (0.46%) NAS
12 2 (0.46%) Network Security
12 2 (0.46%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (0.46%) Software-Defined Networking
12 2 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (27.02%) MySQL
2 44 (10.16%) NoSQL
3 43 (9.93%) MongoDB
3 43 (9.93%) SQL Server
4 34 (7.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 30 (6.93%) Redis
6 26 (6.00%) Relational Database
7 25 (5.77%) RDBMS
8 21 (4.85%) Big Data
9 18 (4.16%) MariaDB
10 17 (3.93%) Hadoop
11 14 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 12 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (1.39%) CouchDB
14 4 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.92%) Couchbase
14 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
15 3 (0.69%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 106 (24.48%) Jenkins
2 99 (22.86%) Git (software)
3 60 (13.86%) Maven
4 52 (12.01%) Ant
5 31 (7.16%) Vagrant
6 24 (5.54%) Apache Ivy
6 24 (5.54%) Gradle
7 23 (5.31%) JIRA
8 20 (4.62%) Subversion
9 15 (3.46%) TeamCity
10 12 (2.77%) GitLab
11 11 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (2.31%) JMeter
13 9 (2.08%) Selenium
14 8 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (1.62%) Bitbucket
16 6 (1.39%) Visual Studio
17 4 (0.92%) Bugzilla
17 4 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
17 4 (0.92%) Travis CI
General
1 68 (15.70%) Finance
2 31 (7.16%) Marketing
3 19 (4.39%) Banking
4 15 (3.46%) Manufacturing
5 14 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.77%) Electronics
7 6 (1.39%) Retail
8 4 (0.92%) Automotive
8 4 (0.92%) Games
9 1 (0.23%) Advertising
9 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 150 (34.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 67 (15.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 57 (13.16%) Linux Engineer
4 50 (11.55%) Administrator
5 43 (9.93%) Cloud Engineer
5 43 (9.93%) Systems Administrator
6 39 (9.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 39 (9.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 38 (8.78%) Architect
8 36 (8.31%) Linux Administrator
9 34 (7.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 30 (6.93%) AWS DevOps
11 29 (6.70%) Release Engineer
12 25 (5.77%) Software Architect
13 23 (5.31%) Systems Engineer
14 22 (5.08%) Developer
15 21 (4.85%) AWS Engineer
16 20 (4.62%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 18 (4.16%) DevOps Administrator
18 15 (3.46%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (9.24%) Web Services
2 36 (8.31%) Spring
3 28 (6.47%) Node.js
3 28 (6.47%) RabbitMQ
4 27 (6.24%) HTML
5 25 (5.77%) .NET
6 23 (5.31%) REST
7 20 (4.62%) CSS
7 20 (4.62%) LAMP
8 18 (4.16%) AngularJS
9 17 (3.93%) JSON
10 12 (2.77%) Kafka
11 11 (2.54%) ASP.NET
11 11 (2.54%) XML
12 10 (2.31%) HTML5
13 9 (2.08%) React
14 8 (1.85%) D3.js
14 8 (1.85%) Elastic Stack
15 7 (1.62%) XSLT
16 6 (1.39%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.01%) Data Centre
2 22 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 20 (4.62%) Public Cloud
4 16 (3.70%) User Experience
5 9 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.85%) Blog
6 8 (1.85%) Fintech
6 8 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (1.85%) Private Cloud
7 7 (1.62%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.39%) EMC VNX
9 5 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (0.92%) Clustering
10 4 (0.92%) Cyber Attack
10 4 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (0.92%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.69%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.69%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.46%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 341 (78.75%) Linux
2 121 (27.94%) Windows
3 80 (18.48%) Unix
4 73 (16.86%) CentOS
5 58 (13.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 50 (11.55%) Ubuntu
7 38 (8.78%) Windows Server
8 28 (6.47%) Debian
9 17 (3.93%) SUSE
10 14 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (1.85%) Mac OS
11 8 (1.85%) Solaris
11 8 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (1.62%) CoreOS
13 5 (1.15%) AIX
14 4 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.69%) VMS
16 1 (0.23%) Fedora
16 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (72.06%) DevOps
2 124 (28.64%) Continuous Integration
3 103 (23.79%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (20.79%) Continuous Delivery
5 77 (17.78%) Configuration Management
6 60 (13.86%) Open Source
7 50 (11.55%) Scrum
8 47 (10.85%) SOA
9 38 (8.78%) ITIL
10 36 (8.31%) Build Automation
11 31 (7.16%) Migration
12 30 (6.93%) High Availability
13 27 (6.24%) Microservices
13 27 (6.24%) Software Engineering
14 25 (5.77%) Domain-Driven Design
15 24 (5.54%) Dependency Management
15 24 (5.54%) Release Management
15 24 (5.54%) SDLC
16 22 (5.08%) Continuous Deployment
16 22 (5.08%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 267 (61.66%) Python
2 189 (43.65%) Bash Shell
3 150 (34.64%) Ruby
4 135 (31.18%) Java
5 105 (24.25%) Perl
6 92 (21.25%) PowerShell
7 63 (14.55%) SQL
8 55 (12.70%) JavaScript
9 54 (12.47%) C#
10 44 (10.16%) PHP
11 28 (6.47%) C++
12 12 (2.77%) Tcl
13 10 (2.31%) Go
14 7 (1.62%) ES6
15 5 (1.15%) Groovy
15 5 (1.15%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.92%) Jython
17 3 (0.69%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.46%) R
19 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (5.08%) Degree
1 22 (5.08%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (3.23%) CCNA
4 14 (3.23%) CCNP
5 11 (2.54%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (1.85%) MCSE
8 6 (1.39%) Master's Degree
8 6 (1.39%) MCSD
9 5 (1.15%) RHCE
10 2 (0.46%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.46%) CISM
10 2 (0.46%) CISSP
10 2 (0.46%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.46%) VCDX
11 1 (0.23%) HP ASE
11 1 (0.23%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.77%) PCI DSS
1 12 (2.77%) QA
2 7 (1.62%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.92%) SLA
4 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 148 (34.18%) Docker
2 60 (13.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (10.16%) Hyper-V
4 43 (9.93%) Active Directory
5 35 (8.08%) vSphere
6 16 (3.70%) Xen
7 10 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.85%) KVM
9 7 (1.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (1.62%) vCloud
10 6 (1.39%) LXC
10 6 (1.39%) NFS
10 6 (1.39%) Varnish
10 6 (1.39%) XenServer
11 4 (0.92%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.69%) Ceph
12 3 (0.69%) etcd
13 2 (0.46%) flannel
14 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 349 (80.60%) Puppet
2 185 (42.73%) Ansible
3 56 (12.93%) Salt
4 42 (9.70%) Kubernetes
5 37 (8.55%) Nagios
6 20 (4.62%) logstash
7 19 (4.39%) ZABBIX
8 18 (4.16%) Terraform
9 16 (3.70%) Opsview
10 15 (3.46%) Galera Cluster
10 15 (3.46%) Packer
11 12 (2.77%) CFEngine
12 11 (2.54%) Graphite
13 10 (2.31%) vCenter Server
14 9 (2.08%) Icinga
14 9 (2.08%) Mesos
15 8 (1.85%) SCCM
16 7 (1.62%) Cobbler
16 7 (1.62%) Pingdom
16 7 (1.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 98 (22.63%) VMware
2 95 (21.94%) Red Hat
3 40 (9.24%) Microsoft
4 36 (8.31%) New Relic
4 36 (8.31%) Oracle
5 27 (6.24%) SaltStack
6 25 (5.77%) Cisco
7 22 (5.08%) Google
8 14 (3.23%) SAP
9 11 (2.54%) EMC
10 10 (2.31%) Atlassian
11 8 (1.85%) IBM
11 8 (1.85%) Rackspace
12 7 (1.62%) CheckPoint
13 6 (1.39%) Juniper
13 6 (1.39%) Sun
14 5 (1.15%) HP
14 5 (1.15%) Splunk
15 4 (0.92%) NetApp
15 4 (0.92%) Percona
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