Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 239 213 293
Rank change year-on-year -26 +80 +46
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 379 433 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.25% 1.47% 1.04%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.68% 16.75% 11.77%
Number of salaries quoted 339 361 321
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +2.80% -6.96%
10th Percentile £37,250 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £73,000 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - -

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 2,581 2,585 3,313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.52% 8.79% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,966 2,103 2,702
South East median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £67,500
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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -63 133 £60,000 +9.09% 24
Hampshire +22 132 £50,000 -23.08% 15
Surrey +1 80 £56,000 +9.80% 8
Berkshire -86 80 £60,000 +9.09% 12
Oxfordshire +30 47 £62,500 +4.17% 8
East Sussex +5 24 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Buckinghamshire -40 6 £45,000 -18.18% 4
West Sussex +6 4 £47,500 +14.46%
Kent -13 2 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 271 (71.50%) Puppet
2 270 (71.24%) DevOps
3 264 (69.66%) Linux
4 247 (65.17%) Ansible
5 242 (63.85%) Python
6 190 (50.13%) Amazon AWS
7 187 (49.34%) Docker
8 158 (41.69%) Agile Software Development
9 155 (40.90%) Jenkins
10 124 (32.72%) Configuration Management
11 109 (28.76%) Microsoft Azure
12 108 (28.50%) Java
13 106 (27.97%) Bash Shell
14 104 (27.44%) Continuous Integration
15 103 (27.18%) SQL
16 102 (26.91%) Ruby
17 85 (22.43%) Git (software)
18 82 (21.64%) Scrum
19 77 (20.32%) Kubernetes
20 74 (19.53%) Oracle
21 71 (18.73%) MySQL
21 71 (18.73%) JavaScript
22 70 (18.47%) Perl
22 70 (18.47%) Terraform
23 68 (17.94%) PowerShell
24 61 (16.09%) Windows
25 58 (15.30%) Problem-Solving
26 57 (15.04%) NoSQL
27 55 (14.51%) C#
28 53 (13.98%) Software Engineering

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 34 (8.97%) Apache
2 24 (6.33%) Tomcat
3 22 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (5.54%) IIS
5 19 (5.01%) nginx
6 16 (4.22%) OpenStack
7 15 (3.96%) JBoss
7 15 (3.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 14 (3.69%) Confluence
9 11 (2.90%) Cloud Foundry
10 10 (2.64%) Apache Spark
11 5 (1.32%) Apache Solr
11 5 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.32%) Jetty
12 2 (0.53%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.53%) Drupal
12 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.53%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.06%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 190 (50.13%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (28.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (8.44%) PaaS
4 30 (7.92%) GitHub
5 28 (7.39%) IaaS
6 21 (5.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 21 (5.54%) SaaS
7 17 (4.49%) AWS CloudFormation
8 15 (3.96%) IBM Cloud
9 14 (3.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 14 (3.69%) Amazon S3
10 13 (3.43%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (3.43%) Slack
11 8 (2.11%) Sage Pay
12 7 (1.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 6 (1.58%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (1.32%) Firebase
14 5 (1.32%) NuGet
14 5 (1.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.86%) Firewall
2 21 (5.54%) DNS
3 18 (4.75%) TCP/IP
3 18 (4.75%) WAN
4 12 (3.17%) DHCP
4 12 (3.17%) SAN
5 10 (2.64%) VPN
6 9 (2.37%) HTTP
6 9 (2.37%) Internet
6 9 (2.37%) LAN
7 8 (2.11%) SSL
8 7 (1.85%) NAS
9 6 (1.58%) IPsec
10 5 (1.32%) BGP
10 5 (1.32%) MPLS
10 5 (1.32%) OSPF
10 5 (1.32%) RIP
10 5 (1.32%) VPLS
11 4 (1.06%) ATM
11 4 (1.06%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (18.73%) MySQL
2 57 (15.04%) NoSQL
3 31 (8.18%) MongoDB
4 26 (6.86%) SQL Server
5 18 (4.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (4.49%) MariaDB
7 16 (4.22%) Oracle Database
8 14 (3.69%) Big Data
8 14 (3.69%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.64%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (1.58%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.32%) Redis
12 4 (1.06%) Amazon Aurora
12 4 (1.06%) Neo4j
13 3 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.79%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.79%) InterSystems Cache
14 2 (0.53%) Amazon Redshift
14 2 (0.53%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 155 (40.90%) Jenkins
2 85 (22.43%) Git (software)
3 44 (11.61%) JIRA
4 28 (7.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (6.07%) JUnit
6 22 (5.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 21 (5.54%) Selenium
7 21 (5.54%) Vagrant
8 19 (5.01%) Subversion
9 17 (4.49%) TeamCity
10 12 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
11 11 (2.90%) Gradle
12 10 (2.64%) Mockito
13 9 (2.37%) Maven
14 8 (2.11%) Cucumber
14 8 (2.11%) Eclipse
14 8 (2.11%) GitLab
14 8 (2.11%) LoadUI
14 8 (2.11%) SoapUI
14 8 (2.11%) Travis CI
General
1 40 (10.55%) Finance
2 12 (3.17%) Publishing
3 11 (2.90%) Banking
4 6 (1.58%) Retail
5 5 (1.32%) Games
5 5 (1.32%) Marketing
5 5 (1.32%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.06%) Electronics
6 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.53%) Automotive
7 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 160 (42.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 56 (14.78%) Cloud Engineer
3 46 (12.14%) Developer
4 41 (10.82%) Linux Engineer
5 39 (10.29%) Architect
6 33 (8.71%) AWS Engineer
7 31 (8.18%) Administrator
7 31 (8.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 31 (8.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 27 (7.12%) AWS DevOps
8 27 (7.12%) Linux Administrator
9 26 (6.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 25 (6.60%) Java Engineer
11 23 (6.07%) Automation Engineer
12 22 (5.80%) Senior DevOps
12 22 (5.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 20 (5.28%) C# Developer
13 20 (5.28%) Systems Engineer
14 15 (3.96%) AWS Administrator
14 15 (3.96%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (9.76%) AngularJS
2 34 (8.97%) Node.js
3 33 (8.71%) CSS
4 31 (8.18%) REST
5 30 (7.92%) Web Services
6 29 (7.65%) HTML
7 23 (6.07%) .NET
8 21 (5.54%) Middleware
8 21 (5.54%) Sass
9 19 (5.01%) XML
10 18 (4.75%) ASP.NET
10 18 (4.75%) Elastic Stack
11 17 (4.49%) .NET Framework
12 16 (4.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (4.22%) HTML5
13 15 (3.96%) XSD
13 15 (3.96%) XSLT
14 13 (3.43%) J2EE
15 12 (3.17%) Kafka
15 12 (3.17%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.60%) Computer Science
3 23 (6.07%) Public Cloud
4 20 (5.28%) Hybrid Cloud
5 14 (3.69%) Data Centre
6 12 (3.17%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.37%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.11%) Cloud Native
10 7 (1.85%) Fintech
10 7 (1.85%) Replication
11 5 (1.32%) Clustering
11 5 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.79%) Semantic Web
14 2 (0.53%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.53%) N-Tier
15 1 (0.26%) PKI
15 1 (0.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 264 (69.66%) Linux
2 61 (16.09%) Windows
3 48 (12.66%) CentOS
4 44 (11.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (8.44%) Ubuntu
6 30 (7.92%) Unix
7 16 (4.22%) Debian
8 11 (2.90%) Windows Server
9 7 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.06%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.53%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.53%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.53%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.26%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (71.24%) DevOps
2 158 (41.69%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (32.72%) Configuration Management
4 104 (27.44%) Continuous Integration
5 82 (21.64%) Scrum
6 58 (15.30%) Problem-Solving
7 53 (13.98%) Software Engineering
8 49 (12.93%) Open Source
8 49 (12.93%) TDD
9 47 (12.40%) Continuous Delivery
10 46 (12.14%) Microservices
11 45 (11.87%) SOA
12 44 (11.61%) Mentoring
13 39 (10.29%) High Availability
13 39 (10.29%) ITIL
14 35 (9.23%) Test Automation
15 32 (8.44%) Migration
15 32 (8.44%) Task Automation
16 29 (7.65%) BDD
16 29 (7.65%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 242 (63.85%) Python
2 108 (28.50%) Java
3 106 (27.97%) Bash Shell
4 103 (27.18%) SQL
5 102 (26.91%) Ruby
6 71 (18.73%) JavaScript
7 70 (18.47%) Perl
8 68 (17.94%) PowerShell
9 55 (14.51%) C#
10 37 (9.76%) C++
11 26 (6.86%) PHP
12 21 (5.54%) TypeScript
13 20 (5.28%) C
14 17 (4.49%) T-SQL
15 16 (4.22%) Go
16 15 (3.96%) R
17 10 (2.64%) Shell Script
18 7 (1.85%) Java 8
18 7 (1.85%) PL/SQL
19 6 (1.58%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 45 (11.87%) Degree
2 13 (3.43%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.58%) RHCSA
5 5 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.32%) MCSE
5 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.06%) GCIH
6 4 (1.06%) GIAC
7 3 (0.79%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.79%) RHCE
7 3 (0.79%) SANS
8 2 (0.53%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.53%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.01%) PCI DSS
2 16 (4.22%) QA
3 8 (2.11%) PA-DSS
4 5 (1.32%) HIPAA
4 5 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.79%) GCP
5 3 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 187 (49.34%) Docker
2 33 (8.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.69%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.17%) VirtualBox
5 9 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.32%) KVM
6 5 (1.32%) Xen
7 4 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (1.06%) vSphere
8 3 (0.79%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.79%) NFS
9 2 (0.53%) Gluster
9 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.53%) Samba
9 2 (0.53%) vCloud
10 1 (0.26%) oVirt
10 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 271 (71.50%) Puppet
2 247 (65.17%) Ansible
3 77 (20.32%) Kubernetes
4 70 (18.47%) Terraform
5 33 (8.71%) Salt
6 17 (4.49%) Nagios
7 15 (3.96%) Packer
8 14 (3.69%) logstash
9 11 (2.90%) Docker Swarm
10 9 (2.37%) Kibana
10 9 (2.37%) Prometheus
11 7 (1.85%) Rancher
11 7 (1.85%) SCCM
12 6 (1.58%) CFEngine
12 6 (1.58%) Nessus
13 5 (1.32%) Cacti
13 5 (1.32%) Icinga
13 5 (1.32%) Netcool
13 5 (1.32%) StatsD
13 5 (1.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 74 (19.53%) Oracle
2 42 (11.08%) VMware
3 40 (10.55%) Microsoft
4 31 (8.18%) Red Hat
5 21 (5.54%) Google
6 16 (4.22%) SAP
7 14 (3.69%) Atlassian
8 12 (3.17%) Splunk
9 10 (2.64%) New Relic
10 9 (2.37%) NetApp
11 8 (2.11%) Apple
11 8 (2.11%) PayPal
11 8 (2.11%) WorldPay
12 7 (1.85%) Cisco
12 7 (1.85%) Citrix
12 7 (1.85%) F5
13 6 (1.58%) HP
13 6 (1.58%) Qualys
14 5 (1.32%) Cognizant
14 5 (1.32%) Hitachi