Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England > South East
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 272 272 228
Rank change year-on-year 0 -44 +4
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 181 281 415
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.87% 1.05% 1.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.49% 9.92% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 149 293 365
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +13.64% +1.85%
10th Percentile £47,500 £41,500 £36,100
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £73,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +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 2,132 2,832 2,615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.20% 10.60% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,581 2,231 2,012
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £30,472
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 9 April 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 9 April 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 +16 98 £65,000 +4.00% 24
Berkshire +27 70 £67,500 +8.00% 10
Surrey +16 42 £75,000 +15.38% 5
Hampshire -6 34 £60,000 - 4
Oxfordshire +16 23 £65,000 +8.33% 12
East Sussex +9 7 £65,000 +23.81% 2
Buckinghamshire +19 5 £70,000 +7.69% 2
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 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.

1 147 (81.22%) Puppet
2 133 (73.48%) Ansible
3 132 (72.93%) DevOps
4 110 (60.77%) Linux
5 96 (53.04%) Docker
6 94 (51.93%) Python
7 73 (40.33%) Configuration Management
8 72 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
8 72 (39.78%) Terraform
9 71 (39.23%) Jenkins
10 70 (38.67%) AWS
11 62 (34.25%) Azure
12 55 (30.39%) Kubernetes
13 53 (29.28%) Bash Shell
14 52 (28.73%) Java
15 50 (27.62%) Windows
16 44 (24.31%) Git (software)
17 43 (23.76%) SQL
18 41 (22.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 40 (22.10%) PowerShell
20 39 (21.55%) Oracle
21 37 (20.44%) Ruby
22 36 (19.89%) Continuous Integration
23 35 (19.34%) Unix
24 34 (18.78%) Red Hat
25 30 (16.57%) Migration
25 30 (16.57%) Finance
25 30 (16.57%) GCP
26 29 (16.02%) VMware
27 27 (14.92%) Google

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 22 (12.15%) Apache
2 19 (10.50%) Tomcat
3 15 (8.29%) Cloud Foundry
4 11 (6.08%) JBoss
4 11 (6.08%) nginx
5 9 (4.97%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (4.42%) IIS
7 7 (3.87%) Confluence
8 6 (3.31%) OpenStack
8 6 (3.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (2.21%) MS Exchange
9 4 (2.21%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.10%) Apache Spark
10 2 (1.10%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.55%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.55%) GemFire
11 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.55%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (2.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (38.67%) AWS
2 62 (34.25%) Azure
3 30 (16.57%) GCP
4 27 (14.92%) AWS CloudFormation
5 19 (10.50%) GitHub
6 15 (8.29%) PaaS
7 14 (7.73%) Amazon ECS
7 14 (7.73%) OpenShift
8 13 (7.18%) Slack
9 12 (6.63%) SaaS
10 10 (5.52%) DigitalOcean
10 10 (5.52%) IaaS
11 9 (4.97%) Office 365
12 7 (3.87%) Serverless
13 4 (2.21%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (2.21%) Azure Data Factory
13 4 (2.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (1.66%) npm
15 2 (1.10%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.94%) TCP/IP
2 17 (9.39%) DNS
3 15 (8.29%) Firewall
3 15 (8.29%) SSL
4 12 (6.63%) HTTP
5 11 (6.08%) SAN
6 10 (5.52%) Internet
7 6 (3.31%) BGP
7 6 (3.31%) OSPF
8 5 (2.76%) VPN
9 4 (2.21%) DHCP
9 4 (2.21%) Network Security
9 4 (2.21%) SMTP
10 3 (1.66%) LAN
10 3 (1.66%) WAN
10 3 (1.66%) Wireless
11 1 (0.55%) SSH
11 1 (0.55%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.55%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.05%) Big Data
2 19 (10.50%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (4.97%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.87%) MySQL
5 7 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.76%) Data Lake
6 5 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.21%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.21%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (2.21%) Cosmos DB
7 4 (2.21%) Geospatial Data
7 4 (2.21%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.21%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.10%) Redis
10 1 (0.55%) HBase
10 1 (0.55%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 71 (39.23%) Jenkins
2 44 (24.31%) Git (software)
3 18 (9.94%) JIRA
4 13 (7.18%) Sonatype Nexus
5 12 (6.63%) GitLab
6 10 (5.52%) CircleCI
7 9 (4.97%) Subversion
8 7 (3.87%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (3.87%) Vagrant
9 6 (3.31%) Gradle
10 5 (2.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (2.76%) Maven
10 5 (2.76%) Selenium
11 4 (2.21%) Bitbucket
11 4 (2.21%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.21%) JMeter
11 4 (2.21%) LoadUI
11 4 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (2.21%) TeamCity
11 4 (2.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (16.57%) Finance
2 12 (6.63%) Retail
3 3 (1.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.10%) Dutch Language
4 2 (1.10%) French Language
4 2 (1.10%) German Language
4 2 (1.10%) Italian Language
4 2 (1.10%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.55%) Electronics
5 1 (0.55%) Games
5 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.55%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (44.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (8.84%) Linux Engineer
3 15 (8.29%) Architect
4 13 (7.18%) Lead DevOps
5 12 (6.63%) Cloud Engineer
6 11 (6.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 11 (6.08%) Technical Architect
7 10 (5.52%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (5.52%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 10 (5.52%) Senior DevOps
7 10 (5.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 10 (5.52%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (5.52%) Unix Engineer
8 8 (4.42%) Senior Unix Engineer
9 7 (3.87%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.31%) IT Engineer
10 6 (3.31%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.31%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.31%) Operations Engineer
10 6 (3.31%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.05%) Sensu
2 15 (8.29%) Web Services
3 8 (4.42%) Elastic Stack
4 7 (3.87%) .NET
4 7 (3.87%) Node.js
5 6 (3.31%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (3.31%) REST
5 6 (3.31%) Spring
5 6 (3.31%) XML
6 5 (2.76%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (2.76%) SOAP
7 4 (2.21%) ADO
7 4 (2.21%) Gherkin
7 4 (2.21%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (2.21%) RAML
7 4 (2.21%) Swagger
7 4 (2.21%) Velocity
7 4 (2.21%) WSDL
7 4 (2.21%) XSD
8 3 (1.66%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.50%) Public Cloud
2 10 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.31%) Cloud Native
3 6 (3.31%) N-Tier
4 5 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.76%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (2.76%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.21%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.21%) PMI
6 3 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 110 (60.77%) Linux
2 50 (27.62%) Windows
3 41 (22.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (19.34%) Unix
5 13 (7.18%) Windows Server
6 10 (5.52%) AIX
7 5 (2.76%) Windows 10
8 4 (2.21%) CentOS
8 4 (2.21%) Solaris
8 4 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.55%) Android
9 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (72.93%) DevOps
2 73 (40.33%) Configuration Management
3 72 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (19.89%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (16.57%) Migration
6 26 (14.36%) Test Automation
7 25 (13.81%) Scrum
8 23 (12.71%) SDLC
9 22 (12.15%) Computer Science
9 22 (12.15%) Continuous Delivery
10 20 (11.05%) Infrastructure as Code
11 18 (9.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 18 (9.94%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 15 (8.29%) Infrastructure Automation
12 15 (8.29%) Project Delivery
13 14 (7.73%) Fintech
13 14 (7.73%) Waterfall
14 13 (7.18%) Mentoring
15 12 (6.63%) BDD
15 12 (6.63%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (51.93%) Python
2 53 (29.28%) Bash Shell
3 52 (28.73%) Java
4 43 (23.76%) SQL
5 40 (22.10%) PowerShell
6 37 (20.44%) Ruby
7 22 (12.15%) Go
8 15 (8.29%) Perl
9 14 (7.73%) Shell Script
10 12 (6.63%) PL/SQL
11 10 (5.52%) JavaScript
12 9 (4.97%) C#
13 8 (4.42%) Groovy
14 7 (3.87%) Scala
15 5 (2.76%) C++
16 4 (2.21%) Bourne shell
16 4 (2.21%) C
16 4 (2.21%) Jython
16 4 (2.21%) PHP
17 1 (0.55%) Korn
Qualifications
1 20 (11.05%) Security Cleared
2 17 (9.39%) Degree
3 16 (8.84%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (3.31%) CCNP
7 2 (1.10%) CCIE
7 2 (1.10%) MCSE
7 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.55%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.55%) CCIE Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.39%) QA
2 6 (3.31%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.21%) PMBOK
3 4 (2.21%) SLA
4 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 96 (53.04%) Docker
2 8 (4.42%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.21%) NFS
4 3 (1.66%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.66%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.55%) HDFS
6 1 (0.55%) LXC
6 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 147 (81.22%) Puppet
2 133 (73.48%) Ansible
3 72 (39.78%) Terraform
4 55 (30.39%) Kubernetes
5 22 (12.15%) Nagios
6 19 (10.50%) Salt
7 13 (7.18%) Packer
8 11 (6.08%) ZABBIX
9 10 (5.52%) Grafana
10 7 (3.87%) Kibana
11 6 (3.31%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (1.66%) logstash
13 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Satellite
13 2 (1.10%) SCCM
13 2 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 1 (0.55%) Consul
14 1 (0.55%) HAProxy
14 1 (0.55%) Pingdom
14 1 (0.55%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 39 (21.55%) Oracle
2 34 (18.78%) Red Hat
3 29 (16.02%) VMware
4 27 (14.92%) Google
5 20 (11.05%) HP
6 16 (8.84%) Microsoft
7 11 (6.08%) New Relic
8 10 (5.52%) Cisco
8 10 (5.52%) Juniper
8 10 (5.52%) Splunk
8 10 (5.52%) Sun
9 9 (4.97%) SaltStack
10 6 (3.31%) Dell
10 6 (3.31%) EMC
10 6 (3.31%) F5
10 6 (3.31%) IBM
11 4 (2.21%) CA Agile Central
11 4 (2.21%) Databricks
11 4 (2.21%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.66%) Atlassian