Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England > South East
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 262 246 217
Rank change year-on-year -16 -29 +71
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 295 380 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.12% 1.25% 1.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.06% 14.69% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 241 341 365
South East median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +2.80%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £73,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £64,226 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +7.04% +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 2,931 2,587 2,577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.09% 8.53% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,287 1,967 2,103
South East median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 2019. 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 +61 153 £62,500 +4.17% 1
Berkshire +39 104 £62,500 +4.17% 1
Hampshire -38 80 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Surrey -4 56 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Oxfordshire +29 37 £60,000 -4.00%
Buckinghamshire +33 12 £45,000 -
West Sussex -5 5 £97,500 +105.26% 2
Middlesex - 1 £75,000 -
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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.

1 237 (80.34%) Puppet
2 223 (75.59%) Ansible
3 222 (75.25%) Linux
4 201 (68.14%) DevOps
5 198 (67.12%) Amazon AWS
6 171 (57.97%) Docker
7 154 (52.20%) Python
8 126 (42.71%) Java
8 126 (42.71%) Jenkins
9 121 (41.02%) Microsoft Azure
10 95 (32.20%) SQL
11 91 (30.85%) Bash Shell
12 89 (30.17%) Configuration Management
13 88 (29.83%) Agile Software Development
14 85 (28.81%) SaaS
15 84 (28.47%) Kubernetes
15 84 (28.47%) Terraform
16 71 (24.07%) JavaScript
17 65 (22.03%) Google Cloud Platform
18 64 (21.69%) Software Engineering
18 64 (21.69%) Git (software)
19 61 (20.68%) Continuous Integration
20 60 (20.34%) Windows
21 59 (20.00%) Ruby
22 57 (19.32%) Open Source
23 55 (18.64%) Perl
24 54 (18.31%) .NET
25 53 (17.97%) C#
26 50 (16.95%) Continuous Delivery
27 49 (16.61%) RESTful

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 44 (14.92%) Tomcat
2 40 (13.56%) Apache
3 31 (10.51%) JBoss
4 17 (5.76%) Cloud Foundry
5 16 (5.42%) WebLogic
6 14 (4.75%) Apache Spark
7 13 (4.41%) nginx
8 11 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (3.39%) Apache Pig
9 10 (3.39%) OpenStack
10 8 (2.71%) IIS
10 8 (2.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (1.36%) Confluence
12 2 (0.68%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.68%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.34%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 198 (67.12%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (41.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (28.81%) SaaS
4 65 (22.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 46 (15.59%) Cloud Computing
6 36 (12.20%) IBM Cloud
7 33 (11.19%) npm
8 32 (10.85%) GitHub
9 26 (8.81%) OpenShift
10 25 (8.47%) AWS CloudFormation
11 17 (5.76%) Serverless
12 14 (4.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 13 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
13 13 (4.41%) AWS Lambda
14 12 (4.07%) Amazon SQS
14 12 (4.07%) Azure Data Factory
15 11 (3.73%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
15 11 (3.73%) Office 365
16 10 (3.39%) Amazon S3
17 8 (2.71%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (16.27%) TCP/IP
2 29 (9.83%) Firewall
3 25 (8.47%) SSL
4 20 (6.78%) HTTP
5 12 (4.07%) DNS
6 8 (2.71%) DHCP
7 7 (2.37%) Radio Access Network
8 6 (2.03%) SAN
9 5 (1.69%) Internet
9 5 (1.69%) VLAN
10 4 (1.36%) BIG-IP
10 4 (1.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (1.36%) IPsec
10 4 (1.36%) VoIP
11 3 (1.02%) RTP
11 3 (1.02%) WAN
11 3 (1.02%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.68%) Skype
12 2 (0.68%) Software-Defined Networking
13 1 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (16.27%) SQL Server
2 45 (15.25%) MySQL
3 35 (11.86%) Relational Database
4 26 (8.81%) MongoDB
5 24 (8.14%) NoSQL
6 22 (7.46%) Big Data
7 20 (6.78%) Apache Cassandra
7 20 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (6.10%) RDBMS
8 18 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (5.08%) Neo4j
10 13 (4.41%) Azure SQL Database
10 13 (4.41%) Cosmos DB
10 13 (4.41%) Data Lake
10 13 (4.41%) Redis
11 12 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (4.07%) Geospatial Data
11 12 (4.07%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 126 (42.71%) Jenkins
2 64 (21.69%) Git (software)
3 34 (11.53%) gulp
4 33 (11.19%) Babel
4 33 (11.19%) webpack
5 18 (6.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 18 (6.10%) Maven
5 18 (6.10%) Vagrant
6 14 (4.75%) Visual Studio
7 13 (4.41%) Travis CI
8 12 (4.07%) JIRA
9 11 (3.73%) GitLab
10 10 (3.39%) Selenium
11 9 (3.05%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (2.71%) Subversion
13 7 (2.37%) TeamCity
14 6 (2.03%) Ant
14 6 (2.03%) PHPUnit
15 5 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
16 4 (1.36%) HP UFT
General
1 9 (3.05%) Finance
1 9 (3.05%) Games
2 5 (1.69%) Advertising
2 5 (1.69%) Marketing
3 4 (1.36%) Back Office
3 4 (1.36%) Retail
4 1 (0.34%) Electronics
4 1 (0.34%) Legal
4 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 106 (35.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (14.24%) Software Engineer
3 34 (11.53%) Linux Engineer
4 33 (11.19%) Senior Software Engineer
5 32 (10.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 32 (10.85%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 24 (8.14%) Developer
7 23 (7.80%) Administrator
8 22 (7.46%) Lead DevOps
8 22 (7.46%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 22 (7.46%) Senior DevOps
9 21 (7.12%) Cloud Engineer
10 19 (6.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 17 (5.76%) AWS Engineer
11 17 (5.76%) Systems Administrator
12 15 (5.08%) AWS DevOps
12 15 (5.08%) Linux Administrator
12 15 (5.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 15 (5.08%) Site Engineer
12 15 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (18.31%) .NET
2 49 (16.61%) RESTful
3 46 (15.59%) AngularJS
4 39 (13.22%) Web Services
5 35 (11.86%) Node.js
6 24 (8.14%) REST
7 22 (7.46%) Kafka
8 17 (5.76%) Elastic Stack
9 15 (5.08%) React
10 13 (4.41%) ActiveMQ
11 12 (4.07%) HTML
12 11 (3.73%) CSS
13 10 (3.39%) Apache NiFi
13 10 (3.39%) JSON
13 10 (3.39%) LAMP
13 10 (3.39%) XML
14 9 (3.05%) Redux
15 8 (2.71%) jQuery
15 8 (2.71%) LAPP Stack
16 7 (2.37%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.22%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (8.47%) Public Cloud
3 21 (7.12%) Private Cloud
4 13 (4.41%) Linux Command Line
5 12 (4.07%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (3.73%) Replication
7 8 (2.71%) Cloud Native
7 8 (2.71%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (2.71%) N-Tier
8 7 (2.37%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.37%) Smart Meter
9 5 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.68%) Semantic Web
11 1 (0.34%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 222 (75.25%) Linux
2 60 (20.34%) Windows
3 46 (15.59%) Unix
4 38 (12.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (9.49%) CentOS
6 21 (7.12%) Windows Server
7 20 (6.78%) Ubuntu
8 15 (5.08%) AIX
9 11 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.69%) DC/OS
10 5 (1.69%) Debian
11 4 (1.36%) Solaris
12 1 (0.34%) VMS
12 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (68.14%) DevOps
2 89 (30.17%) Configuration Management
3 88 (29.83%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (21.69%) Software Engineering
5 61 (20.68%) Continuous Integration
6 57 (19.32%) Open Source
7 50 (16.95%) Continuous Delivery
8 44 (14.92%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 33 (11.19%) Mentoring
10 32 (10.85%) Scrum
11 29 (9.83%) Analytics
12 28 (9.49%) SDLC
12 28 (9.49%) Test Automation
13 25 (8.47%) Infrastructure as Code
14 23 (7.80%) Microservices
14 23 (7.80%) Performance Tuning
14 23 (7.80%) Task Automation
15 21 (7.12%) Migration
16 20 (6.78%) ITIL
17 19 (6.44%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 154 (52.20%) Python
2 126 (42.71%) Java
3 95 (32.20%) SQL
4 91 (30.85%) Bash Shell
5 71 (24.07%) JavaScript
6 59 (20.00%) Ruby
7 55 (18.64%) Perl
8 53 (17.97%) C#
9 46 (15.59%) PowerShell
10 42 (14.24%) TypeScript
11 36 (12.20%) Objective-C
12 28 (9.49%) Shell Script
13 26 (8.81%) PHP
14 16 (5.42%) C++
15 15 (5.08%) Go
15 15 (5.08%) PL/SQL
16 7 (2.37%) C
17 4 (1.36%) Scala
17 4 (1.36%) VB.NET
18 1 (0.34%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 34 (11.53%) Security Cleared
2 28 (9.49%) Degree
3 26 (8.81%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.69%) AWS Certification
6 5 (1.69%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.36%) MCSA
7 4 (1.36%) MCSE
7 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.02%) CCNA
8 3 (1.02%) CCNP
8 3 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.68%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.73%) QA
2 4 (1.36%) SLA
3 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 171 (57.97%) Docker
2 26 (8.81%) Hyper-V
3 18 (6.10%) Oracle RAC
4 16 (5.42%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (5.08%) KVM
5 15 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (4.75%) Active Directory
7 11 (3.73%) VirtualBox
8 10 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (2.03%) vSphere
10 1 (0.34%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.34%) vCloud
10 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 237 (80.34%) Puppet
2 223 (75.59%) Ansible
3 84 (28.47%) Kubernetes
3 84 (28.47%) Terraform
4 39 (13.22%) Salt
5 10 (3.39%) Red Hat Satellite
6 8 (2.71%) Grafana
6 8 (2.71%) SCCM
7 7 (2.37%) Packer
8 6 (2.03%) Docker Swarm
8 6 (2.03%) Nagios
9 5 (1.69%) Capistrano
9 5 (1.69%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (1.36%) Prometheus
10 4 (1.36%) SCVMM
11 3 (1.02%) Kibana
11 3 (1.02%) logstash
11 3 (1.02%) Opsview
12 2 (0.68%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 48 (16.27%) Oracle
2 47 (15.93%) Google
3 45 (15.25%) Microsoft
4 39 (13.22%) Red Hat
5 36 (12.20%) IBM
6 19 (6.44%) VMware
7 18 (6.10%) New Relic
8 14 (4.75%) SaltStack
8 14 (4.75%) Sun
9 13 (4.41%) Databricks
10 9 (3.05%) Atlassian
10 9 (3.05%) Splunk
11 7 (2.37%) SolarWinds
12 5 (1.69%) Cisco
13 4 (1.36%) Automation Anywhere
13 4 (1.36%) Blue Prism
13 4 (1.36%) F5
13 4 (1.36%) Proofpoint
13 4 (1.36%) UiPath
14 3 (1.02%) Facebook