Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England > South East
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 265 267 237
Rank change year-on-year +2 -30 -24
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 67 276 400
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.61% 1.05% 1.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.19% 9.62% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 62 270 365
Median annual salary £68,750 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +8.70% -
10th Percentile £44,125 £40,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £77,625 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +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 1,291 2,868 2,604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.73% 10.90% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 968 2,253 1,999
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,900 £73,150
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%

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 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020. 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 32 £67,500 +8.00% 6
Berkshire +32 25 £55,000 -12.00% 5
Hampshire +40 18 £65,000 +8.33% 5
Surrey +52 14 £80,000 +33.33% 1
Oxfordshire +17 6 £73,000 +32.73% 1
East Sussex - 3 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +52 1 £30,000 -33.33%
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 55 (82.09%) DevOps
2 47 (70.15%) Puppet
3 43 (64.18%) Ansible
4 36 (53.73%) Docker
5 35 (52.24%) Terraform
5 35 (52.24%) Linux
5 35 (52.24%) AWS
6 33 (49.25%) Python
7 29 (43.28%) Windows
7 29 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (38.81%) Jenkins
9 24 (35.82%) Kubernetes
9 24 (35.82%) Azure
9 24 (35.82%) Java
10 18 (26.87%) SQL
11 16 (23.88%) Configuration Management
12 15 (22.39%) PowerShell
13 14 (20.90%) Infrastructure as Code
14 13 (19.40%) Bash Shell
14 13 (19.40%) VMware
14 13 (19.40%) Groovy
15 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
15 12 (17.91%) Big Data
16 11 (16.42%) AWS CloudFormation
17 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
17 10 (14.93%) Oracle
17 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (14.93%) Cloud Native
17 10 (14.93%) Fintech
17 10 (14.93%) Collaborative Working

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 6 (8.96%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.46%) Apache
3 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.99%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.49%) nginx
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 35 (52.24%) AWS
2 24 (35.82%) Azure
3 11 (16.42%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (11.94%) GCP
5 7 (10.45%) Slack
6 5 (7.46%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (5.97%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (5.97%) GitHub
8 3 (4.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (2.99%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (2.99%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (2.99%) Serverless
10 1 (1.49%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (1.49%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
10 1 (1.49%) AWS CodeCommit
10 1 (1.49%) AWS CodePipeline
10 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) DNS
2 7 (10.45%) Firewall
3 6 (8.96%) SAN
4 3 (4.48%) DSL
5 2 (2.99%) BGP
5 2 (2.99%) HTTP
5 2 (2.99%) Internet
5 2 (2.99%) Network Security
5 2 (2.99%) OSPF
5 2 (2.99%) VPN
6 1 (1.49%) SSL
6 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) Big Data
2 6 (8.96%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.46%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.46%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (7.46%) Cosmos DB
3 5 (7.46%) Data Lake
3 5 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.46%) Geospatial Data
4 4 (5.97%) MySQL
4 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.99%) MariaDB
6 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (38.81%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.45%) JIRA
3 5 (7.46%) Vagrant
4 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.48%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (4.48%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.99%) Gradle
5 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.49%) CircleCI
6 1 (1.49%) GitLab
6 1 (1.49%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Military
3 1 (1.49%) Publishing
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (49.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (16.42%) Architect
3 8 (11.94%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Senior DevOps
4 6 (8.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Technical Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (7.46%) QA Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Senior Unix Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Unix Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Juniper Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Lead DevOps
6 4 (5.97%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) DevOps Architect
8 2 (2.99%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) XML
2 6 (8.96%) REST
2 6 (8.96%) Sensu
2 6 (8.96%) Web Services
3 5 (7.46%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (7.46%) RAML
3 5 (7.46%) Swagger
3 5 (7.46%) WSDL
3 5 (7.46%) XSD
4 3 (4.48%) .NET
5 2 (2.99%) CSS
5 2 (2.99%) HTML
5 2 (2.99%) JSON
5 2 (2.99%) YAML
6 1 (1.49%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.49%) LAMP
6 1 (1.49%) Node.js
6 1 (1.49%) React
6 1 (1.49%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Cloud Native
2 8 (11.94%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.99%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (52.24%) Linux
2 29 (43.28%) Windows
3 8 (11.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (11.94%) Unix
4 3 (4.48%) AIX
4 3 (4.48%) Solaris
5 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.49%) Android
6 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (82.09%) DevOps
2 29 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.88%) Configuration Management
4 14 (20.90%) Infrastructure as Code
5 10 (14.93%) Collaborative Working
5 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (14.93%) Fintech
6 9 (13.43%) Migration
7 8 (11.94%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (10.45%) Test Automation
9 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
9 6 (8.96%) Data Migration
9 6 (8.96%) Network Design
9 6 (8.96%) Scrum
9 6 (8.96%) SDLC
10 5 (7.46%) Data Architecture
10 5 (7.46%) Data Engineering
10 5 (7.46%) Data Ingestion
10 5 (7.46%) Deployment Automation
10 5 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 33 (49.25%) Python
2 24 (35.82%) Java
3 18 (26.87%) SQL
4 15 (22.39%) PowerShell
5 13 (19.40%) Bash Shell
5 13 (19.40%) Groovy
6 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
7 9 (13.43%) C#
8 6 (8.96%) Ruby
9 5 (7.46%) Bourne shell
9 5 (7.46%) C
9 5 (7.46%) C++
9 5 (7.46%) Jython
10 2 (2.99%) Korn
11 1 (1.49%) Go
11 1 (1.49%) Perl
11 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.49%) Scala
11 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) CCNP
4 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.49%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (53.73%) Docker
2 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 47 (70.15%) Puppet
2 43 (64.18%) Ansible
3 35 (52.24%) Terraform
4 24 (35.82%) Kubernetes
5 6 (8.96%) Nagios
5 6 (8.96%) ZABBIX
6 5 (7.46%) Kibana
7 4 (5.97%) Packer
8 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (2.99%) Salt
9 1 (1.49%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) VMware
2 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.93%) Oracle
3 9 (13.43%) HP
4 8 (11.94%) Red Hat
5 7 (10.45%) Google
5 7 (10.45%) SaltStack
6 6 (8.96%) Juniper
7 5 (7.46%) Databricks
8 3 (4.48%) Aerohive Networks
8 3 (4.48%) Dell
8 3 (4.48%) EMC
8 3 (4.48%) Extreme Networks
8 3 (4.48%) IBM
8 3 (4.48%) Sun
9 2 (2.99%) Cisco
9 2 (2.99%) F5
9 2 (2.99%) Veritas
10 1 (1.49%) New Relic