Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 185 279
Rank change year-on-year +6 +94 +56
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 3423 3500 2586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.92% 1.86% 1.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.91% 21.36% 15.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2776 2966 2245
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,125 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 15624 16384 16806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.76% 8.68% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 12816 13235 13640
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Opscode Chef in the UK

Opscode Chef
Top 17 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 6 months to 19 November 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
England 0 3167 £60,000 - 202
London -38 1684 £67,500 +3.85% 90
UK excluding London +63 1655 £55,000 +10.00% 121
North of England +66 553 £52,500 +23.53% 42
South East +38 482 £57,000 +3.64% 22
North West +82 282 £52,500 +23.53% 18
Yorkshire +64 259 £50,000 +17.65% 24
Midlands +58 164 £52,500 -12.50% 21
East of England +43 153 £57,500 +15.00% 14
Scotland +16 139 £60,000 +20.00% 8
South West +8 129 £50,000 - 13
West Midlands +49 114 £52,500 -16.00% 14
East Midlands +30 50 £52,500 +5.00% 7
Wales +29 27 £45,000 +20.00%
Northern Ireland -16 13 £50,000 +48.15% 1
North East +2 12 £60,000 +41.18%
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 2874 (83.96%) Puppet
2 2539 (74.17%) DevOps
3 2268 (66.26%) Linux
4 2087 (60.97%) Ansible
5 2005 (58.57%) Amazon AWS
6 1799 (52.56%) Python
7 1500 (43.82%) Docker
8 1452 (42.42%) Jenkins
9 1360 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
10 1298 (37.92%) Configuration Management
11 1064 (31.08%) Ruby
12 1050 (30.67%) Java
13 1047 (30.59%) Bash Shell
14 1024 (29.92%) Microsoft Azure
15 1021 (29.83%) Continuous Integration
16 774 (22.61%) Windows
17 773 (22.58%) Git (software)
18 694 (20.27%) Finance
19 686 (20.04%) Kubernetes
20 660 (19.28%) Perl
21 653 (19.08%) SQL
22 650 (18.99%) PowerShell
23 630 (18.40%) Unix
24 595 (17.38%) Terraform
25 577 (16.86%) MySQL
26 543 (15.86%) Red Hat
26 543 (15.86%) Open Source
27 531 (15.51%) Scrum
28 505 (14.75%) VMware
29 435 (12.71%) JavaScript

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
1 389 (11.36%) Apache
2 357 (10.43%) OpenStack
3 285 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 245 (7.16%) IIS
5 227 (6.63%) nginx
6 224 (6.54%) Elasticsearch
7 176 (5.14%) WebSphere
8 148 (4.32%) JBoss
9 129 (3.77%) Cloud Foundry
10 104 (3.04%) Apache Spark
11 102 (2.98%) Confluence
12 95 (2.78%) WebLogic
13 76 (2.22%) CloudStack
14 47 (1.37%) Jetty
15 44 (1.29%) Apache Solr
16 41 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
17 32 (0.93%) SharePoint
18 31 (0.91%) CMS
19 23 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 22 (0.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (0.20%) SPSS
2 3 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.029%) HipChat
3 1 (0.029%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.029%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 19 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.47%) Magento
3 11 (0.32%) Markit EDM
4 8 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
5 7 (0.20%) Workday HCM
6 4 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.088%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.058%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.029%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2005 (58.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1024 (29.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 317 (9.26%) SaaS
4 307 (8.97%) AWS CloudFormation
5 274 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 251 (7.33%) PaaS
7 189 (5.52%) Amazon EC2
8 188 (5.49%) IaaS
9 143 (4.18%) GitHub
10 136 (3.97%) Amazon S3
11 91 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
12 82 (2.40%) npm
13 77 (2.25%) Serverless
14 71 (2.07%) OpenShift
15 63 (1.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 58 (1.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 58 (1.69%) Office 365
17 51 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
18 49 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 45 (1.31%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 302 (8.82%) Firewall
2 266 (7.77%) DNS
3 216 (6.31%) TCP/IP
4 179 (5.23%) VPN
5 120 (3.51%) Internet
6 111 (3.24%) HTTP
7 99 (2.89%) DHCP
8 78 (2.28%) SAN
8 78 (2.28%) WAN
9 64 (1.87%) LAN
9 64 (1.87%) SSL
10 57 (1.67%) VLAN
11 42 (1.23%) SMTP
12 41 (1.20%) IPsec
13 38 (1.11%) Network Security
14 36 (1.05%) MPLS
15 35 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
15 35 (1.02%) LDAP
16 34 (0.99%) NAS
17 32 (0.93%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 577 (16.86%) MySQL
2 351 (10.25%) MongoDB
3 345 (10.08%) NoSQL
4 337 (9.85%) SQL Server
5 215 (6.28%) Hadoop
6 208 (6.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 204 (5.96%) Big Data
8 203 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
9 179 (5.23%) Redis
10 170 (4.97%) Relational Database
11 112 (3.27%) Amazon RDS
12 67 (1.96%) Couchbase
13 63 (1.84%) Riak
14 51 (1.49%) MariaDB
15 49 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 46 (1.34%) RDBMS
17 31 (0.91%) InfluxDB
18 30 (0.88%) HBase
19 27 (0.79%) Oracle Database
20 24 (0.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1452 (42.42%) Jenkins
2 773 (22.58%) Git (software)
3 388 (11.34%) TeamCity
4 341 (9.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 305 (8.91%) JIRA
6 296 (8.65%) Maven
7 222 (6.49%) Octopus Deploy
8 195 (5.70%) Subversion
9 190 (5.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 186 (5.43%) Vagrant
11 178 (5.20%) Hudson
12 139 (4.06%) Gradle
13 133 (3.89%) Selenium
14 115 (3.36%) MSBuild
14 115 (3.36%) Sonatype Nexus
15 101 (2.95%) Bitbucket
16 92 (2.69%) gulp
17 91 (2.66%) Ant
17 91 (2.66%) Cucumber
17 91 (2.66%) JUnit
General
1 694 (20.27%) Finance
2 286 (8.36%) Banking
3 216 (6.31%) Telecoms
4 168 (4.91%) Marketing
5 142 (4.15%) Manufacturing
6 126 (3.68%) Electronics
7 124 (3.62%) Retail
8 77 (2.25%) Games
9 60 (1.75%) Law
10 33 (0.96%) Financial Institution
11 29 (0.85%) Investment Banking
12 25 (0.73%) Legal
13 21 (0.61%) Advertising
13 21 (0.61%) Automotive
14 15 (0.44%) Retail Banking
15 14 (0.41%) Publishing
16 10 (0.29%) Back Office
16 10 (0.29%) Online Betting
17 9 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.088%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1455 (42.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 416 (12.15%) Linux Engineer
3 394 (11.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 368 (10.75%) AWS Engineer
5 366 (10.69%) AWS DevOps
6 363 (10.60%) Developer
7 309 (9.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 303 (8.85%) Cloud Engineer
9 293 (8.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 263 (7.68%) Architect
11 243 (7.10%) Administrator
12 235 (6.87%) Senior DevOps
13 195 (5.70%) Systems Administrator
14 187 (5.46%) Consultant
15 175 (5.11%) Linux Administrator
16 163 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 154 (4.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 149 (4.35%) Lead DevOps
19 148 (4.32%) Automation Engineer
19 148 (4.32%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 424 (12.39%) Web Services
2 359 (10.49%) .NET
3 254 (7.42%) Node.js
4 213 (6.22%) LAMP
5 180 (5.26%) HTML
6 176 (5.14%) RabbitMQ
7 170 (4.97%) AngularJS
8 154 (4.50%) Spring
9 147 (4.29%) Elastic Stack
9 147 (4.29%) REST
10 142 (4.15%) RESTful
11 139 (4.06%) Kafka
12 134 (3.91%) React
13 123 (3.59%) CSS
14 114 (3.33%) Hibernate
15 111 (3.24%) SOAP
16 101 (2.95%) HTML5
17 81 (2.37%) LEMP Stack
18 80 (2.34%) ASP.NET
19 79 (2.31%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 301 (8.79%) Public Cloud
2 292 (8.53%) Data Centre
3 158 (4.62%) Computer Science
4 155 (4.53%) Fintech
5 129 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 123 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
7 115 (3.36%) Private Cloud
8 113 (3.30%) Linux Command Line
9 111 (3.24%) Hybrid Cloud
10 92 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
11 74 (2.16%) Management Information System
12 65 (1.90%) Clustering
13 53 (1.55%) Online Banking
14 50 (1.46%) Replication
15 47 (1.37%) User Experience
16 41 (1.20%) Virtual Team
17 36 (1.05%) Mobile App
18 26 (0.76%) Data Structures
18 26 (0.76%) PMI
19 25 (0.73%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2268 (66.26%) Linux
2 774 (22.61%) Windows
3 630 (18.40%) Unix
4 419 (12.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 395 (11.54%) CentOS
6 256 (7.48%) Windows Server
7 236 (6.89%) Ubuntu
8 102 (2.98%) Debian
9 70 (2.04%) Solaris
10 52 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 46 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 41 (1.20%) AIX
12 41 (1.20%) CoreOS
13 27 (0.79%) Fedora
14 23 (0.67%) Android
15 22 (0.64%) Apple iOS
15 22 (0.64%) Mac OS X
16 15 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
17 12 (0.35%) SUSE
17 12 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2539 (74.17%) DevOps
2 1360 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
3 1298 (37.92%) Configuration Management
4 1021 (29.83%) Continuous Integration
5 543 (15.86%) Open Source
6 531 (15.51%) Scrum
7 410 (11.98%) Software Engineering
8 351 (10.25%) Continuous Delivery
9 350 (10.22%) Test Automation
10 346 (10.11%) TDD
11 305 (8.91%) Microservices
12 254 (7.42%) Mentoring
13 250 (7.30%) High Availability
14 246 (7.19%) ITIL
15 240 (7.01%) Migration
16 238 (6.95%) BDD
17 216 (6.31%) E-Commerce
18 210 (6.13%) Kanban
19 186 (5.43%) Task Automation
20 179 (5.23%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1799 (52.56%) Python
2 1064 (31.08%) Ruby
3 1050 (30.67%) Java
4 1047 (30.59%) Bash Shell
5 660 (19.28%) Perl
6 653 (19.08%) SQL
7 650 (18.99%) PowerShell
8 435 (12.71%) JavaScript
9 433 (12.65%) PHP
10 339 (9.90%) C#
11 323 (9.44%) Shell Script
12 242 (7.07%) Go
13 166 (4.85%) C++
14 92 (2.69%) Groovy
15 78 (2.28%) C
16 58 (1.69%) Scala
17 40 (1.17%) VBScript
18 30 (0.88%) Korn
18 30 (0.88%) PHP 7
19 25 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 267 (7.80%) Degree
2 106 (3.10%) Security Cleared
3 86 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 83 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 74 (2.16%) SC Cleared
6 50 (1.46%) AWS Certification
7 46 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
7 46 (1.34%) MCSE
8 31 (0.91%) MCSD
9 28 (0.82%) Master's Degree
9 28 (0.82%) RHCE
10 27 (0.79%) CCNA
11 26 (0.76%) PMI Certification
12 21 (0.61%) MCSA
13 18 (0.53%) CISSP
14 16 (0.47%) CCIE
15 14 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
17 12 (0.35%) CCNP
18 10 (0.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (5.90%) QA
2 78 (2.28%) GCP
3 52 (1.52%) PCI DSS
4 45 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (0.82%) SLA
6 17 (0.50%) ISO 9001
7 13 (0.38%) HIPAA
8 5 (0.15%) COBIT
9 4 (0.12%) PMBOK
9 4 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.088%) DICOM
10 3 (0.088%) HL7
10 3 (0.088%) ISAE 3402
10 3 (0.088%) SSAE 16
11 2 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.029%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.029%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.029%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.029%) GDPR
12 1 (0.029%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1500 (43.82%) Docker
2 294 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 160 (4.67%) Active Directory
4 143 (4.18%) vSphere
5 124 (3.62%) Hyper-V
6 116 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
7 107 (3.13%) Xen
8 60 (1.75%) XenServer
9 58 (1.69%) KVM
10 50 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
11 46 (1.34%) Varnish
12 41 (1.20%) iptables
13 24 (0.70%) Apache Flume
14 23 (0.67%) VirtualBox
15 22 (0.64%) LXC
16 21 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
17 20 (0.58%) vCloud
18 18 (0.53%) VMware NSX
19 15 (0.44%) NFS
20 12 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2874 (83.96%) Puppet
2 2087 (60.97%) Ansible
3 686 (20.04%) Kubernetes
4 595 (17.38%) Terraform
5 311 (9.09%) Nagios
6 244 (7.13%) Salt
7 168 (4.91%) Packer
8 126 (3.68%) Cobbler
9 115 (3.36%) ZABBIX
10 97 (2.83%) Grafana
11 75 (2.19%) Mesos
11 75 (2.19%) Tivoli
12 72 (2.10%) logstash
13 63 (1.84%) Icinga
14 60 (1.75%) Rundeck
15 59 (1.72%) Kibana
16 58 (1.69%) Docker Swarm
17 56 (1.64%) Graphite
18 51 (1.49%) HAProxy
18 51 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 543 (15.86%) Red Hat
2 505 (14.75%) VMware
3 372 (10.87%) Microsoft
4 329 (9.61%) Oracle
5 305 (8.91%) Google
6 186 (5.43%) SaltStack
7 153 (4.47%) Cisco
8 136 (3.97%) Splunk
9 129 (3.77%) New Relic
10 126 (3.68%) SAP
11 113 (3.30%) IBM
12 87 (2.54%) AppDynamics
13 70 (2.04%) Atlassian
14 66 (1.93%) EnterpriseDB
15 62 (1.81%) Citrix
15 62 (1.81%) Rackspace
16 61 (1.78%) HP
17 53 (1.55%) ServiceNow
18 43 (1.26%) CheckPoint
19 41 (1.20%) CA