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 30 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK
3 months to
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 216 255
Rank change year-on-year +32 +39  
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 1608 1548 1377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.88% 1.58% 1.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.80% 18.50% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1333 1328 1114
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 7375 8367 8165
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.62% 8.52% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5902 6802 6465
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +24 1522 £57,500 - 220
London -7 784 £65,000 +4.00% 106
South East +75 201 £55,000 +2.80% 35
North West +60 155 £46,000 +2.22% 35
Yorkshire +6 139 £50,000 +11.11% 19
Manchester +38 122 £50,000 +11.11% 17
West Yorkshire +2 100 £52,500 +20.00% 16
East of England +28 97 £52,500 - 10
Leeds +36 94 £52,500 +10.52% 16
City of London -53 84 £65,000 - 19
Berkshire +58 82 £50,000 -9.09% 10
South West +5 65 £50,000 +20.48% 7
Reading +25 43 £45,000 -11.33% 9
West Midlands +32 42 £36,000 +5.88% 5
Surrey +25 39 £60,000 +20.00% 10
Cambridgeshire +22 39 £62,500 +31.57% 3
Hertfordshire +21 39 £50,000 - 4
Cambridge +18 39 £62,500 +31.57% 3
Hampshire +40 35 £65,000 +18.18% 9
Scotland +19 35 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Edinburgh +18 32 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Bristol +7 26 £62,500 - 5
East Midlands +20 22 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Cheshire -5 21 £37,500 -21.05% 11
Gloucestershire +16 18 £48,750 +2.63%
Sheffield 0 18 £57,500 +15.00% 1
South Yorkshire -12 18 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Solihull - 18 £36,000 -
Buckinghamshire +19 17 £51,000 -2.85% 2
Milton Keynes +7 16 £51,750 -1.42% 1

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 2543 (82.30%) Puppet
2 2254 (72.94%) DevOps
3 2162 (69.97%) Linux
4 1785 (57.77%) Ansible
5 1617 (52.33%) Python
6 1551 (50.19%) Amazon AWS
7 1187 (38.41%) Jenkins
8 1158 (37.48%) Docker
9 1119 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
10 998 (32.30%) Ruby
11 987 (31.94%) Configuration Management
12 973 (31.49%) Bash Shell
13 968 (31.33%) Continuous Integration
14 898 (29.06%) Java
15 846 (27.38%) Git (software)
16 754 (24.40%) Windows
17 680 (22.01%) Microsoft Azure
18 638 (20.65%) Perl
19 601 (19.45%) PowerShell
20 600 (19.42%) Unix
21 572 (18.51%) MySQL
22 529 (17.12%) SQL
23 502 (16.25%) VMware
24 501 (16.21%) Red Hat
25 490 (15.86%) Scrum
26 487 (15.76%) Finance
27 438 (14.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 388 (12.56%) TeamCity
29 386 (12.49%) OpenStack
30 379 (12.27%) Continuous Delivery

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring 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
1 386 (12.49%) OpenStack
2 349 (11.29%) Apache
3 277 (8.96%) Elasticsearch
4 230 (7.44%) Tomcat
5 207 (6.70%) IIS
6 179 (5.79%) nginx
7 176 (5.70%) WebSphere
8 161 (5.21%) Apache Spark
9 149 (4.82%) WebLogic
10 142 (4.60%) JBoss
11 117 (3.79%) CloudStack
12 87 (2.82%) Apache Solr
13 70 (2.27%) Confluence
14 58 (1.88%) Jetty
15 56 (1.81%) Cloud Foundry
16 34 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
17 22 (0.71%) CMS
18 20 (0.65%) SharePoint
19 19 (0.61%) MS Exchange
20 17 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (0.23%) Campfire
2 5 (0.16%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.065%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.065%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.032%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 62 (2.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.26%) Magento
4 6 (0.19%) Eloqua
4 6 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.097%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.065%) Actimize
6 2 (0.065%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.065%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.065%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.065%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.032%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.032%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.032%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1551 (50.19%) Amazon AWS
2 680 (22.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 199 (6.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 172 (5.57%) SaaS
5 155 (5.02%) Amazon EC2
6 135 (4.37%) AWS CloudFormation
7 134 (4.34%) GitHub
7 134 (4.34%) PaaS
8 115 (3.72%) IaaS
9 104 (3.37%) Amazon S3
10 59 (1.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 56 (1.81%) Office 365
12 55 (1.78%) OpenShift
13 48 (1.55%) CloudBees
14 45 (1.46%) Amazon ELB
15 40 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
16 31 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
17 27 (0.87%) Sumo Logic
17 27 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 23 (0.74%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 192 (6.21%) Firewall
2 176 (5.70%) DNS
3 126 (4.08%) TCP/IP
4 108 (3.50%) Internet
5 90 (2.91%) SAN
6 83 (2.69%) HTTP
7 70 (2.27%) DHCP
8 68 (2.20%) WAN
9 63 (2.04%) VPN
10 59 (1.91%) NAS
11 57 (1.84%) LDAP
12 54 (1.75%) LAN
13 52 (1.68%) SMTP
14 37 (1.20%) iSCSI
15 32 (1.04%) SSH
16 30 (0.97%) VLAN
17 29 (0.94%) Kerberos
18 27 (0.87%) VoIP
19 25 (0.81%) SSL
20 22 (0.71%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 572 (18.51%) MySQL
2 364 (11.78%) NoSQL
3 323 (10.45%) SQL Server
4 303 (9.81%) MongoDB
5 233 (7.54%) Big Data
6 229 (7.41%) Hadoop
7 191 (6.18%) Apache Cassandra
8 170 (5.50%) Redis
9 168 (5.44%) PostgreSQL
10 133 (4.30%) Relational Database
11 89 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
12 82 (2.65%) Couchbase
13 66 (2.14%) Riak
14 57 (1.84%) RDBMS
15 41 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 36 (1.17%) HBase
17 28 (0.91%) MariaDB
18 25 (0.81%) RavenDB
19 23 (0.74%) Apache Hive
19 23 (0.74%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1187 (38.41%) Jenkins
2 846 (27.38%) Git (software)
3 388 (12.56%) TeamCity
4 374 (12.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 272 (8.80%) JIRA
6 267 (8.64%) Subversion
7 264 (8.54%) Octopus Deploy
8 244 (7.90%) Vagrant
9 232 (7.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 230 (7.44%) Maven
11 175 (5.66%) Hudson
12 119 (3.85%) Ant
13 112 (3.62%) Selenium
14 105 (3.40%) GoCD
15 97 (3.14%) MSBuild
16 87 (2.82%) GitLab
17 75 (2.43%) Artifactory
18 72 (2.33%) JUnit
19 68 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
20 66 (2.14%) Travis CI
General
1 487 (15.76%) Finance
2 215 (6.96%) Banking
3 185 (5.99%) Marketing
4 181 (5.86%) Telecoms
5 149 (4.82%) Retail
6 140 (4.53%) Games
7 81 (2.62%) Manufacturing
8 69 (2.23%) Electronics
9 25 (0.81%) Investment Banking
10 23 (0.74%) Advertising
11 22 (0.71%) Law
12 15 (0.49%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.32%) Back Office
13 10 (0.32%) Online Betting
13 10 (0.32%) Publishing
13 10 (0.32%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.26%) Legal
15 4 (0.13%) Automotive
15 4 (0.13%) Front Office
16 1 (0.032%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1279 (41.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 425 (13.75%) Developer
3 358 (11.59%) Linux Engineer
4 268 (8.67%) Administrator
5 265 (8.58%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 240 (7.77%) AWS Engineer
7 219 (7.09%) Systems Administrator
8 205 (6.63%) AWS DevOps
9 200 (6.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 173 (5.60%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 172 (5.57%) Linux Administrator
12 156 (5.05%) Architect
13 153 (4.95%) Senior DevOps
14 150 (4.85%) Consultant
15 149 (4.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 139 (4.50%) Cloud Engineer
17 129 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 126 (4.08%) Platform Engineer
19 123 (3.98%) Systems Engineer
20 119 (3.85%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 330 (10.68%) .NET
2 314 (10.16%) Web Services
3 215 (6.96%) LAMP
4 207 (6.70%) AngularJS
5 203 (6.57%) Node.js
6 191 (6.18%) HTML
7 165 (5.34%) CSS
8 156 (5.05%) Elastic Stack
9 154 (4.98%) React
10 118 (3.82%) Kafka
11 113 (3.66%) RabbitMQ
12 110 (3.56%) REST
13 88 (2.85%) Spring
14 87 (2.82%) RESTful
15 83 (2.69%) HTML5
16 77 (2.49%) LEMP Stack
17 72 (2.33%) ASP.NET
18 69 (2.23%) JSON
19 68 (2.20%) jQuery
20 63 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 186 (6.02%) Data Centre
2 164 (5.31%) Computer Science
3 135 (4.37%) Public Cloud
4 125 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
5 86 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
6 74 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
6 74 (2.39%) Fintech
7 68 (2.20%) Private Cloud
8 67 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
8 67 (2.17%) User Experience
9 53 (1.72%) Clustering
10 45 (1.46%) Replication
11 44 (1.42%) Mobile App
12 43 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
13 36 (1.17%) Management Information System
14 26 (0.84%) Algorithms
15 25 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
16 21 (0.68%) Online Banking
17 20 (0.65%) PKI
18 18 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2162 (69.97%) Linux
2 754 (24.40%) Windows
3 600 (19.42%) Unix
4 438 (14.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 297 (9.61%) CentOS
6 263 (8.51%) Windows Server
7 234 (7.57%) Ubuntu
8 104 (3.37%) Debian
9 78 (2.52%) CoreOS
10 72 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 55 (1.78%) Android
12 54 (1.75%) Apple iOS
13 52 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
14 48 (1.55%) Solaris
15 26 (0.84%) SUSE
16 22 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
17 21 (0.68%) AIX
18 17 (0.55%) Fedora
19 16 (0.52%) VMS
20 14 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2254 (72.94%) DevOps
2 1119 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
3 987 (31.94%) Configuration Management
4 968 (31.33%) Continuous Integration
5 490 (15.86%) Scrum
6 379 (12.27%) Continuous Delivery
7 370 (11.97%) Open Source
8 326 (10.55%) TDD
9 316 (10.23%) Software Engineering
10 246 (7.96%) Test Automation
11 219 (7.09%) E-Commerce
12 198 (6.41%) Microservices
13 193 (6.25%) SDLC
14 186 (6.02%) High Availability
15 184 (5.95%) Mentoring
16 178 (5.76%) Kanban
17 174 (5.63%) DSDM
18 164 (5.31%) ITIL
19 163 (5.28%) OO
20 155 (5.02%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 1617 (52.33%) Python
2 998 (32.30%) Ruby
3 973 (31.49%) Bash Shell
4 898 (29.06%) Java
5 638 (20.65%) Perl
6 601 (19.45%) PowerShell
7 529 (17.12%) SQL
8 349 (11.29%) JavaScript
9 346 (11.20%) PHP
10 308 (9.97%) C#
11 282 (9.13%) Shell Script
12 220 (7.12%) Go
13 175 (5.66%) C++
14 110 (3.56%) Scala
15 74 (2.39%) Groovy
16 72 (2.33%) C
17 51 (1.65%) Korn
18 43 (1.39%) PHP 7
19 40 (1.29%) XPath
20 29 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 258 (8.35%) Degree
2 103 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 81 (2.62%) Security Cleared
4 52 (1.68%) AWS Certification
5 37 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (0.97%) SC Cleared
7 28 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (0.81%) CCNA
9 24 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (0.61%) RHCE
11 18 (0.58%) Master's Degree
12 16 (0.52%) DV Cleared
13 15 (0.49%) CCNP
14 14 (0.45%) MySQL Certification
15 13 (0.42%) RHCSA
16 11 (0.36%) PMI Certification
17 10 (0.32%) ISEB
17 10 (0.32%) ISTQB
18 8 (0.26%) DBS Check
19 7 (0.23%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (5.18%) QA
2 40 (1.29%) SLA
3 33 (1.07%) PCI DSS
4 30 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.68%) GCP
6 3 (0.097%) DICOM
6 3 (0.097%) HL7
7 2 (0.065%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.065%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.065%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.032%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.032%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.032%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1158 (37.48%) Docker
2 331 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 199 (6.44%) Xen
4 196 (6.34%) vSphere
5 162 (5.24%) Active Directory
6 136 (4.40%) Hyper-V
7 131 (4.24%) XenServer
8 107 (3.46%) KVM
9 94 (3.04%) Virtual Machines
10 48 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
11 43 (1.39%) VirtualBox
12 39 (1.26%) NFS
13 35 (1.13%) vCloud
14 33 (1.07%) Varnish
15 32 (1.04%) etcd
16 30 (0.97%) LXC
17 25 (0.81%) flannel
18 19 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 19 (0.61%) iptables
19 13 (0.42%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2543 (82.30%) Puppet
2 1785 (57.77%) Ansible
3 347 (11.23%) Kubernetes
4 330 (10.68%) Nagios
4 330 (10.68%) Terraform
5 304 (9.84%) Salt
6 123 (3.98%) Cobbler
7 111 (3.59%) Graphite
8 108 (3.50%) logstash
9 100 (3.24%) Tivoli
10 95 (3.07%) Mesos
11 90 (2.91%) Kibana
11 90 (2.91%) ZABBIX
12 87 (2.82%) CFEngine
13 82 (2.65%) Packer
14 70 (2.27%) Rundeck
15 49 (1.59%) Grafana
16 37 (1.20%) Capistrano
17 35 (1.13%) SCOM
18 34 (1.10%) Consul
Vendors
1 502 (16.25%) VMware
2 501 (16.21%) Red Hat
3 357 (11.55%) Oracle
4 310 (10.03%) Microsoft
5 241 (7.80%) Google
6 174 (5.63%) SaltStack
7 172 (5.57%) Splunk
8 144 (4.66%) New Relic
9 117 (3.79%) Cisco
10 110 (3.56%) EnterpriseDB
11 104 (3.37%) AppDynamics
12 84 (2.72%) Atlassian
13 78 (2.52%) IBM
14 68 (2.20%) SAP
15 64 (2.07%) Rackspace
16 62 (2.01%) CA
16 62 (2.01%) HP
17 53 (1.72%) Dynatrace
18 46 (1.49%) XebiaLabs
19 40 (1.29%) NetApp
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Shares, Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
DHI Group inc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £62000 - £67000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 to 90,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Huge Benefit Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Trace One
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Group
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + stocks
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Stocks
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Pension + 25% Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago