Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 243 348
Rank change year-on-year +51 +105 +136
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 478 471 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.66% 1.33% 0.80%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.47% 14.83% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 402 386 284
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -2.22%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
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 2335 3176 3358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.10% 8.98% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1971 2562 2670
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,250 £68,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +43 209 £52,500 -8.70% 15
Berkshire +57 167 £50,000 -16.67% 6
Hampshire +97 115 £64,500 +19.44% 7
Surrey +12 108 £65,000 +19.82% 5
Oxfordshire -2 27 £52,500 +5.00% 9
Buckinghamshire -2 18 £55,000 -4.35%
West Sussex - 16 £57,000 -
Middlesex +21 15 - - 1
East Sussex -40 7 £60,000 +33.33%
Kent -6 4 £37,500 -16.67%
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 392 (82.01%) Puppet
2 362 (75.73%) Linux
3 346 (72.38%) DevOps
4 321 (67.15%) Python
5 283 (59.21%) Amazon AWS
6 232 (48.54%) Bash Shell
7 230 (48.12%) Docker
8 215 (44.98%) Ansible
9 192 (40.17%) Java
10 169 (35.36%) Agile Software Development
11 166 (34.73%) Ruby
12 161 (33.68%) Jenkins
13 158 (33.05%) Perl
14 140 (29.29%) Windows
14 140 (29.29%) Continuous Integration
15 135 (28.24%) Configuration Management
16 131 (27.41%) Microsoft Azure
17 128 (26.78%) Red Hat
18 126 (26.36%) PowerShell
19 116 (24.27%) Git (software)
20 111 (23.22%) SaaS
21 108 (22.59%) CentOS
22 101 (21.13%) VMware
23 99 (20.71%) C#
24 97 (20.29%) MySQL
25 94 (19.67%) Terraform
26 91 (19.04%) JavaScript
27 89 (18.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 86 (17.99%) Continuous Delivery
29 82 (17.15%) SQL

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 48 (10.04%) Apache
2 38 (7.95%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (6.69%) OpenStack
4 31 (6.49%) Apache Spark
5 29 (6.07%) IIS
5 29 (6.07%) nginx
6 12 (2.51%) Cloud Foundry
7 10 (2.09%) Confluence
8 8 (1.67%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.46%) JBoss
10 3 (0.63%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.42%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.21%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 283 (59.21%) Amazon AWS
2 131 (27.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 111 (23.22%) SaaS
4 34 (7.11%) IaaS
4 34 (7.11%) PaaS
5 27 (5.65%) Amazon EC2
5 27 (5.65%) GitHub
5 27 (5.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 25 (5.23%) AWS CloudFormation
7 22 (4.60%) Amazon S3
8 16 (3.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 15 (3.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 14 (2.93%) Amazon ELB
11 11 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (2.30%) Route 53
12 10 (2.09%) OpenShift
13 8 (1.67%) Datadog
14 5 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (1.05%) Heroku
14 5 (1.05%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 56 (11.72%) Firewall
2 40 (8.37%) DNS
3 35 (7.32%) TCP/IP
4 30 (6.28%) WAN
5 29 (6.07%) Internet
5 29 (6.07%) VPN
6 25 (5.23%) DHCP
7 23 (4.81%) SSL
8 21 (4.39%) HTTP
8 21 (4.39%) LAN
9 20 (4.18%) IPsec
10 12 (2.51%) BGP
10 12 (2.51%) MPLS
10 12 (2.51%) OSPF
10 12 (2.51%) RIP
11 11 (2.30%) FTP
11 11 (2.30%) SAN
11 11 (2.30%) SNMP
12 10 (2.09%) VLAN
13 9 (1.88%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (20.29%) MySQL
2 47 (9.83%) Apache Cassandra
3 45 (9.41%) MongoDB
4 31 (6.49%) NoSQL
5 28 (5.86%) Amazon RDS
6 24 (5.02%) Redis
6 24 (5.02%) SQL Server
7 22 (4.60%) Big Data
8 13 (2.72%) Hadoop
9 12 (2.51%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.30%) DB2
10 11 (2.30%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.42%) InfluxDB
13 2 (0.42%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.21%) Amazon Aurora
14 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.21%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.21%) TokuDB
Development Applications
1 161 (33.68%) Jenkins
2 116 (24.27%) Git (software)
3 40 (8.37%) Subversion
4 33 (6.90%) Maven
5 29 (6.07%) Ant
6 26 (5.44%) JIRA
7 21 (4.39%) Visual Studio
8 20 (4.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 20 (4.18%) TeamCity
9 18 (3.77%) Vagrant
10 12 (2.51%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (2.51%) Toad
11 11 (2.30%) Eclipse
11 11 (2.30%) Hudson
11 11 (2.30%) Sonatype Nexus
12 10 (2.09%) GitLab
12 10 (2.09%) Selenium
13 7 (1.46%) Bitbucket
13 7 (1.46%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.46%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 79 (16.53%) Finance
2 34 (7.11%) Banking
3 29 (6.07%) Marketing
3 29 (6.07%) Telecoms
4 23 (4.81%) Electronics
4 23 (4.81%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.88%) Retail
6 8 (1.67%) Automotive
7 6 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.05%) Law
9 4 (0.84%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.84%) Games
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 214 (44.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 71 (14.85%) AWS DevOps
3 56 (11.72%) AWS Engineer
4 52 (10.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 52 (10.88%) Linux Engineer
5 50 (10.46%) Cloud Engineer
6 48 (10.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 45 (9.41%) Architect
8 36 (7.53%) Administrator
8 36 (7.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 32 (6.69%) Systems Administrator
10 31 (6.49%) Software Architect
11 30 (6.28%) Senior DevOps
12 29 (6.07%) Linux Administrator
13 28 (5.86%) Automation Engineer
13 28 (5.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 24 (5.02%) Systems Engineer
15 23 (4.81%) DevOps Systems Engineer
16 21 (4.39%) Azure Engineer
17 20 (4.18%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (8.58%) Web Services
2 35 (7.32%) RabbitMQ
3 33 (6.90%) HTML
3 33 (6.90%) JSON
4 31 (6.49%) LAMP
5 30 (6.28%) REST
6 24 (5.02%) CSS
7 21 (4.39%) .NET
8 19 (3.97%) Kafka
9 17 (3.56%) Middleware
10 16 (3.35%) Node.js
11 15 (3.14%) AngularJS
11 15 (3.14%) Elastic Stack
11 15 (3.14%) HTML5
12 12 (2.51%) Sensu
12 12 (2.51%) Spring
13 11 (2.30%) .NET Framework
13 11 (2.30%) SOAP
14 9 (1.88%) LEMP Stack
15 8 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (12.13%) Data Centre
2 56 (11.72%) Public Cloud
3 36 (7.53%) Fintech
4 30 (6.28%) Computer Science
5 19 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (3.77%) Private Cloud
7 10 (2.09%) Cloud Native
7 10 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.88%) Clustering
9 8 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (1.67%) Social Media
10 7 (1.46%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (1.26%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.26%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.26%) User Experience
11 6 (1.26%) Virtual Team
12 5 (1.05%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.84%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 362 (75.73%) Linux
2 140 (29.29%) Windows
3 108 (22.59%) CentOS
4 89 (18.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 71 (14.85%) Unix
6 42 (8.79%) Ubuntu
7 33 (6.90%) Debian
8 26 (5.44%) Windows Server
9 11 (2.30%) CoreOS
10 6 (1.26%) AIX
10 6 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.05%) SUSE
12 2 (0.42%) Fedora
12 2 (0.42%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.42%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.42%) Solaris
12 2 (0.42%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (72.38%) DevOps
2 169 (35.36%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (29.29%) Continuous Integration
4 135 (28.24%) Configuration Management
5 86 (17.99%) Continuous Delivery
6 64 (13.39%) Open Source
7 61 (12.76%) Scrum
8 59 (12.34%) Migration
9 49 (10.25%) ITIL
10 41 (8.58%) High Availability
11 36 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
11 36 (7.53%) Microservices
11 36 (7.53%) Release Management
12 35 (7.32%) TDD
13 30 (6.28%) Test Automation
14 27 (5.65%) Software Engineering
15 24 (5.02%) Digital Marketing
15 24 (5.02%) Domain-Driven Design
15 24 (5.02%) SOA
16 23 (4.81%) OO
Programming Languages
1 321 (67.15%) Python
2 232 (48.54%) Bash Shell
3 192 (40.17%) Java
4 166 (34.73%) Ruby
5 158 (33.05%) Perl
6 126 (26.36%) PowerShell
7 99 (20.71%) C#
8 91 (19.04%) JavaScript
9 82 (17.15%) SQL
10 61 (12.76%) PHP
11 50 (10.46%) C++
12 30 (6.28%) Go
13 21 (4.39%) Tcl
14 8 (1.67%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.46%) ES6
16 5 (1.05%) C
16 5 (1.05%) F#
16 5 (1.05%) Groovy
17 4 (0.84%) Jython
18 3 (0.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (7.53%) Degree
2 27 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (4.60%) AWS Certification
4 20 (4.18%) MCSD
5 18 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (3.77%) Security Cleared
6 16 (3.35%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.88%) RHCE
8 7 (1.46%) MCSE
9 5 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.84%) CCNA
10 4 (0.84%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.42%) ISEB
11 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.21%) CCIE
12 1 (0.21%) HP ASE
12 1 (0.21%) HP MASE
12 1 (0.21%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.21%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.23%) QA
2 18 (3.77%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.51%) GCP
4 9 (1.88%) HIPAA
4 9 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.46%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 230 (48.12%) Docker
2 77 (16.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (10.25%) Hyper-V
4 44 (9.21%) Active Directory
5 22 (4.60%) vSphere
6 14 (2.93%) KVM
7 9 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.88%) Xen
8 8 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (1.26%) vCloud
10 5 (1.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (1.05%) LXC
11 3 (0.63%) iptables
11 3 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.42%) etcd
12 2 (0.42%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.21%) flannel
13 1 (0.21%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 392 (82.01%) Puppet
2 215 (44.98%) Ansible
3 94 (19.67%) Terraform
4 69 (14.44%) Kubernetes
5 35 (7.32%) Nagios
6 34 (7.11%) Grafana
7 31 (6.49%) Packer
8 27 (5.65%) Salt
9 26 (5.44%) SCCM
10 20 (4.18%) ZABBIX
11 17 (3.56%) Mesos
12 16 (3.35%) logstash
13 15 (3.14%) Kibana
13 15 (3.14%) StatsD
14 14 (2.93%) Prometheus
15 11 (2.30%) Cobbler
15 11 (2.30%) Icinga
15 11 (2.30%) rkt
16 8 (1.67%) Graphite
17 7 (1.46%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 128 (26.78%) Red Hat
2 101 (21.13%) VMware
3 48 (10.04%) Microsoft
4 41 (8.58%) New Relic
5 28 (5.86%) Oracle
5 28 (5.86%) SAP
6 25 (5.23%) Google
7 24 (5.02%) Cisco
8 23 (4.81%) SaltStack
9 19 (3.97%) ServiceNow
10 13 (2.72%) Atlassian
11 11 (2.30%) Rackspace
12 10 (2.09%) Citrix
12 10 (2.09%) IBM
13 8 (1.67%) Splunk
14 7 (1.46%) CheckPoint
15 6 (1.26%) CA
15 6 (1.26%) Fortinet
15 6 (1.26%) Meraki
16 4 (0.84%) F5