The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Opscode Chef
UK
Rank 189 241 299
Rank change year-on-year +52 +58  
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 1486 1456 1113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.76% 1.41% 1.03%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.33% 17.44% 13.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1269 1267 890
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

Opscode Chef is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 6968 8347 8042
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.24% 8.07% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5662 6722 6398
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in the UK

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Opscode Chef.

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in the UK

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Opscode Chef in the UK

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +55 1426 £57,500 +4.54% 240
London +32 763 £65,000 +4.00% 132
South East +91 205 £50,000 -4.76% 37
North West +49 121 £52,500 +16.66% 18
Yorkshire -35 117 £55,000 +15.78% 28
Manchester +32 107 £52,500 +16.66% 14
City of London 0 95 £65,000 - 31
Berkshire +84 88 £52,500 -4.54% 9
West Yorkshire -7 84 £55,000 +22.22% 23
Leeds +2 82 £55,000 +15.78% 22
East of England +40 80 £47,500 - 10
South West +64 72 £46,250 +8.82% 4
Reading +55 45 £45,000 -10.00% 6
West Midlands +55 42 £36,000 -1.36% 11
Surrey +43 41 £47,500 -9.52% 9
Hertfordshire +35 38 £47,500 - 6
Bristol +29 38 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Hampshire +25 32 £62,500 +13.63% 9
Scotland +38 31 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Cambridgeshire +22 29 £48,000 +12.94% 3
Cambridge +15 28 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Edinburgh +29 26 £52,500 -22.22% 9
Buckinghamshire +24 23 £55,000 +10.00% 3
East Midlands +3 22 £47,500 -
North Yorkshire +5 19 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Solihull - 17 £36,000 - 2
Slough +37 15 £63,750 -1.92% 1
Maidenhead +21 15 £60,000 +45.45%
Milton Keynes +4 15 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Portsmouth - 15 £57,500 - 1

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 2625 (83.36%) Puppet
2 2248 (71.39%) DevOps
3 2161 (68.62%) Linux
4 1799 (57.13%) Ansible
5 1660 (52.72%) Python
6 1619 (51.41%) Amazon AWS
7 1198 (38.04%) Jenkins
8 1144 (36.33%) Agile Software Development
9 1094 (34.74%) Configuration Management
10 1066 (33.85%) Continuous Integration
11 1053 (33.44%) Ruby
12 999 (31.72%) Docker
13 971 (30.84%) Bash Shell
14 937 (29.76%) Java
15 835 (26.52%) Git (software)
16 780 (24.77%) Windows
17 715 (22.71%) Microsoft Azure
18 657 (20.86%) Perl
19 593 (18.83%) PowerShell
20 561 (17.82%) Scrum
21 560 (17.78%) Unix
22 524 (16.64%) MySQL
23 517 (16.42%) SQL
24 474 (15.05%) VMware
25 469 (14.89%) Red Hat
26 452 (14.35%) Finance
27 425 (13.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
28 408 (12.96%) OpenStack
29 405 (12.86%) TeamCity
30 398 (12.64%) Web Services

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 408 (12.96%) OpenStack
2 365 (11.59%) Apache
3 327 (10.38%) Elasticsearch
4 287 (9.11%) IIS
5 240 (7.62%) Tomcat
6 222 (7.05%) WebSphere
7 201 (6.38%) nginx
8 184 (5.84%) Apache Spark
9 180 (5.72%) WebLogic
10 178 (5.65%) JBoss
11 138 (4.38%) Apache Solr
12 127 (4.03%) CloudStack
13 93 (2.95%) Confluence
14 76 (2.41%) Jetty
15 48 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
16 31 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
17 28 (0.89%) NServiceBus
18 24 (0.76%) CMS
19 23 (0.73%) MS Exchange
20 22 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 97 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.54%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.095%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.032%) Autodesk Flame
5 1 (0.032%) Houdini
5 1 (0.032%) Maya
5 1 (0.032%) Mingle
5 1 (0.032%) MS Office
5 1 (0.032%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.032%) NUKE
5 1 (0.032%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.19%) Eloqua
4 6 (0.19%) Magento
4 6 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.095%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.064%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.064%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.064%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.032%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.032%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1619 (51.41%) Amazon AWS
2 715 (22.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 188 (5.97%) SaaS
4 172 (5.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 163 (5.18%) Amazon EC2
6 125 (3.97%) AWS CloudFormation
7 121 (3.84%) PaaS
8 115 (3.65%) GitHub
9 113 (3.59%) IaaS
10 103 (3.27%) Amazon S3
11 64 (2.03%) CloudBees
12 57 (1.81%) Office 365
13 48 (1.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 45 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
15 38 (1.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 37 (1.17%) Amazon ELB
17 36 (1.14%) OpenShift
18 33 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 32 (1.02%) Sumo Logic
20 31 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 197 (6.26%) Firewall
2 149 (4.73%) DNS
3 147 (4.67%) TCP/IP
4 104 (3.30%) Internet
5 86 (2.73%) SAN
6 85 (2.70%) HTTP
7 66 (2.10%) LDAP
8 64 (2.03%) DHCP
9 60 (1.91%) NAS
10 57 (1.81%) WAN
11 49 (1.56%) VPN
12 44 (1.40%) LAN
13 41 (1.30%) Kerberos
14 40 (1.27%) SMTP
15 35 (1.11%) 3G
15 35 (1.11%) 4G
15 35 (1.11%) GSM
15 35 (1.11%) OpenFlow
16 34 (1.08%) VLAN
17 28 (0.89%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 524 (16.64%) MySQL
2 390 (12.38%) NoSQL
3 325 (10.32%) MongoDB
3 325 (10.32%) SQL Server
4 272 (8.64%) Hadoop
5 240 (7.62%) Big Data
6 219 (6.95%) Redis
7 206 (6.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 190 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
9 127 (4.03%) Relational Database
10 110 (3.49%) Couchbase
11 100 (3.18%) Amazon RDS
12 85 (2.70%) Riak
13 58 (1.84%) HBase
14 45 (1.43%) RavenDB
15 41 (1.30%) RDBMS
16 37 (1.17%) CouchDB
17 31 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 30 (0.95%) Event Store
19 25 (0.79%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1198 (38.04%) Jenkins
2 835 (26.52%) Git (software)
3 425 (13.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 405 (12.86%) TeamCity
5 302 (9.59%) JIRA
6 300 (9.53%) Octopus Deploy
7 290 (9.21%) Subversion
8 284 (9.02%) Team Foundation Server
9 282 (8.96%) Vagrant
10 200 (6.35%) Hudson
11 182 (5.78%) Maven
12 139 (4.41%) MSBuild
13 130 (4.13%) Selenium
14 108 (3.43%) GoCD
15 104 (3.30%) Ant
16 79 (2.51%) Travis CI
17 77 (2.45%) HP UFT
18 71 (2.25%) ClearCase
19 59 (1.87%) JUnit
20 56 (1.78%) GitLab
General
1 452 (14.35%) Finance
2 285 (9.05%) Banking
3 168 (5.34%) Retail
4 124 (3.94%) Telecoms
5 114 (3.62%) Games
5 114 (3.62%) Marketing
6 47 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 36 (1.14%) Advertising
8 31 (0.98%) Electronics
9 25 (0.79%) Financial Institution
10 14 (0.44%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.41%) Law
12 12 (0.38%) Front Office
13 11 (0.35%) Publishing
14 7 (0.22%) Back Office
14 7 (0.22%) Online Betting
15 5 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.095%) Legal
16 3 (0.095%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.032%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1266 (40.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 502 (15.94%) Developer
3 379 (12.04%) Linux Engineer
4 295 (9.37%) Administrator
5 286 (9.08%) AWS Engineer
6 278 (8.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 260 (8.26%) Systems Administrator
8 227 (7.21%) AWS DevOps
9 224 (7.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 204 (6.48%) Senior DevOps
11 174 (5.53%) Linux Administrator
12 171 (5.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 169 (5.37%) Cloud Engineer
14 165 (5.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 152 (4.83%) Java Developer
15 152 (4.83%) Systems Engineer
16 148 (4.70%) Architect
17 145 (4.60%) Senior Developer
18 143 (4.54%) Consultant
19 142 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 398 (12.64%) Web Services
2 387 (12.29%) .NET
3 253 (8.03%) AngularJS
4 242 (7.68%) Node.js
5 208 (6.61%) Elastic Stack
6 207 (6.57%) HTML
7 189 (6.00%) LAMP
8 176 (5.59%) CSS
9 163 (5.18%) React
10 138 (4.38%) REST
11 108 (3.43%) ASP.NET
12 102 (3.24%) HTML5
13 89 (2.83%) jQuery
13 89 (2.83%) RESTful
14 86 (2.73%) Ruby on Rails
15 85 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
16 80 (2.54%) Kafka
17 77 (2.45%) Lucene
18 73 (2.32%) LEMP Stack
18 73 (2.32%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 166 (5.27%) Computer Science
2 135 (4.29%) Data Centre
3 92 (2.92%) Public Cloud
4 86 (2.73%) User Experience
5 67 (2.13%) Fintech
6 53 (1.68%) Clustering
6 53 (1.68%) Private Cloud
7 49 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
8 46 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
9 44 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
10 43 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
11 42 (1.33%) Mobile App
12 38 (1.21%) Management Information System
12 38 (1.21%) Online Banking
13 37 (1.17%) Algorithms
14 32 (1.02%) PKI
15 29 (0.92%) Hedge funds
16 28 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 25 (0.79%) Blog
17 25 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2161 (68.62%) Linux
2 780 (24.77%) Windows
3 560 (17.78%) Unix
4 395 (12.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 345 (10.96%) CentOS
6 280 (8.89%) Windows Server
7 259 (8.22%) Ubuntu
8 120 (3.81%) Debian
9 90 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 88 (2.79%) CoreOS
11 82 (2.60%) Android
12 81 (2.57%) Apple iOS
13 53 (1.68%) Solaris
14 41 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
15 23 (0.73%) SUSE
16 22 (0.70%) Fedora
17 21 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
18 16 (0.51%) VMS
19 9 (0.29%) Mac OS
20 8 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2248 (71.39%) DevOps
2 1144 (36.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1094 (34.74%) Configuration Management
4 1066 (33.85%) Continuous Integration
5 561 (17.82%) Scrum
6 355 (11.27%) Open Source
7 336 (10.67%) TDD
8 329 (10.45%) Continuous Delivery
9 298 (9.46%) Software Engineering
10 209 (6.64%) Mentoring
11 202 (6.41%) DSDM
11 202 (6.41%) ITIL
12 201 (6.38%) Microservices
13 199 (6.32%) E-Commerce
14 191 (6.07%) SDLC
15 181 (5.75%) Kanban
16 172 (5.46%) OO
17 169 (5.37%) RUP
18 158 (5.02%) High Availability
19 148 (4.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1660 (52.72%) Python
2 1053 (33.44%) Ruby
3 971 (30.84%) Bash Shell
4 937 (29.76%) Java
5 657 (20.86%) Perl
6 593 (18.83%) PowerShell
7 517 (16.42%) SQL
8 374 (11.88%) JavaScript
9 342 (10.86%) C#
10 321 (10.19%) PHP
11 244 (7.75%) Shell Script
12 221 (7.02%) Go
13 165 (5.24%) C++
14 139 (4.41%) Scala
15 115 (3.65%) C
16 79 (2.51%) Groovy
17 41 (1.30%) Korn
18 33 (1.05%) T-SQL
19 31 (0.98%) XPath
20 29 (0.92%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 260 (8.26%) Degree
2 73 (2.32%) AWS Certification
3 62 (1.97%) Security Cleared
4 35 (1.11%) CCNA
4 35 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (0.57%) SC Cleared
8 16 (0.51%) RHCE
9 15 (0.48%) CCNP
10 13 (0.41%) ISEB
10 13 (0.41%) ISTQB
11 11 (0.35%) DBS Check
11 11 (0.35%) RHCSA
12 10 (0.32%) DV Cleared
12 10 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.32%) MCSE
13 8 (0.25%) VCDX
14 7 (0.22%) A+ Certification
15 6 (0.19%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (4.10%) QA
2 44 (1.40%) PCI DSS
2 44 (1.40%) SLA
3 34 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (0.64%) GCP
5 3 (0.095%) DICOM
5 3 (0.095%) HL7
6 2 (0.064%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.064%) SDET
7 1 (0.032%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.032%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 999 (31.72%) Docker
2 330 (10.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 202 (6.41%) vSphere
4 192 (6.10%) Xen
5 173 (5.49%) Active Directory
6 129 (4.10%) XenServer
7 108 (3.43%) KVM
8 105 (3.33%) Hyper-V
9 59 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
10 46 (1.46%) vCloud
11 36 (1.14%) Varnish
12 35 (1.11%) NFS
13 27 (0.86%) LXC
14 25 (0.79%) VirtualBox
15 22 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
16 18 (0.57%) VMware ESX
17 17 (0.54%) HDFS
18 15 (0.48%) Ceph
19 14 (0.44%) etcd
19 14 (0.44%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2625 (83.36%) Puppet
2 1799 (57.13%) Ansible
3 362 (11.50%) Salt
4 337 (10.70%) Nagios
5 283 (8.99%) Terraform
6 252 (8.00%) Kubernetes
7 144 (4.57%) logstash
8 140 (4.45%) Kibana
9 136 (4.32%) Graphite
10 122 (3.87%) Cobbler
11 108 (3.43%) Tivoli
12 84 (2.67%) Mesos
13 81 (2.57%) CFEngine
14 71 (2.25%) ZABBIX
15 70 (2.22%) Packer
16 53 (1.68%) Rundeck
17 43 (1.37%) Grafana
18 41 (1.30%) HAProxy
19 38 (1.21%) Opsview
20 34 (1.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 474 (15.05%) VMware
2 469 (14.89%) Red Hat
3 372 (11.81%) Oracle
4 314 (9.97%) Microsoft
5 205 (6.51%) Google
6 160 (5.08%) SaltStack
7 158 (5.02%) New Relic
8 154 (4.89%) Splunk
9 116 (3.68%) EnterpriseDB
10 114 (3.62%) Cisco
11 111 (3.52%) Atlassian
12 104 (3.30%) AppDynamics
13 78 (2.48%) HP
14 70 (2.22%) IBM
15 55 (1.75%) CA
15 55 (1.75%) Rackspace
16 54 (1.71%) Dynatrace
17 41 (1.30%) Cognizant
18 38 (1.21%) Citrix
19 34 (1.08%) EMC
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Send
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum Full Benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: circa £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Salary Dependent on experience plus 15% flexible benefits package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Send
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £39,489 - 59,235 per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits, 25 days holiday
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits and excellent incentiv
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago