Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 189 272
Rank change year-on-year +11 +83 +65
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 3355 3428 2627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.92% 1.79% 1.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.66% 20.66% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2717 2900 2230
UK median annual salary £60,000 £59,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.84% +3.48% +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +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 15491 16590 16698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.86% 8.65% 7.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12653 13414 13475
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +3.23%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Opscode Chef in the UK

Opscode Chef
Top 16 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 17 October 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 -3 3104 £60,000 - 314
London -34 1641 £65,000 +4.00% 182
UK excluding London +63 1621 £54,000 +8.00% 138
North of England +78 559 £50,000 +17.65% 60
South East +51 471 £57,500 +4.55% 31
North West +94 301 £51,500 +21.18% 26
Yorkshire +41 252 £50,000 +17.65% 33
East of England +41 162 £55,000 +10.00% 12
Midlands +59 139 £52,500 -10.64% 14
Scotland +19 131 £60,000 +20.00% 5
South West -6 122 £55,000 +15.79% 15
West Midlands +57 97 £50,000 -20.00% 8
East Midlands +35 42 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Wales +25 30 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Northern Ireland -23 12 - -
North East +4 6 £51,250 +20.59% 1

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 2842 (84.71%) Puppet
2 2467 (73.53%) DevOps
3 2249 (67.03%) Linux
4 2015 (60.06%) Ansible
5 1907 (56.84%) Amazon AWS
6 1754 (52.28%) Python
7 1406 (41.91%) Docker
8 1369 (40.80%) Jenkins
9 1310 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
10 1165 (34.72%) Configuration Management
11 1042 (31.06%) Bash Shell
12 1008 (30.04%) Java
13 999 (29.78%) Ruby
13 999 (29.78%) Continuous Integration
14 960 (28.61%) Microsoft Azure
15 828 (24.68%) Windows
16 798 (23.79%) Git (software)
17 681 (20.30%) Perl
18 680 (20.27%) PowerShell
19 669 (19.94%) Finance
20 667 (19.88%) Unix
21 614 (18.30%) SQL
22 599 (17.85%) Kubernetes
23 580 (17.29%) MySQL
24 576 (17.17%) Red Hat
25 528 (15.74%) VMware
26 508 (15.14%) Terraform
27 501 (14.93%) Open Source
28 491 (14.63%) Scrum
29 431 (12.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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
1 384 (11.45%) Apache
2 378 (11.27%) OpenStack
3 300 (8.94%) Tomcat
4 244 (7.27%) IIS
5 237 (7.06%) Elasticsearch
6 217 (6.47%) nginx
7 189 (5.63%) WebSphere
8 155 (4.62%) JBoss
9 122 (3.64%) Apache Spark
10 115 (3.43%) WebLogic
11 106 (3.16%) Cloud Foundry
12 92 (2.74%) Confluence
13 91 (2.71%) CloudStack
14 51 (1.52%) Apache Solr
15 50 (1.49%) Jetty
16 49 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
17 33 (0.98%) SharePoint
18 27 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 25 (0.75%) CMS
20 22 (0.66%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (0.15%) Campfire
1 5 (0.15%) SPSS
2 4 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.089%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.060%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.030%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 14 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.33%) Magento
2 11 (0.33%) Markit EDM
3 8 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.12%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.060%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.060%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.030%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.030%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.030%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1907 (56.84%) Amazon AWS
2 960 (28.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 276 (8.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 264 (7.87%) SaaS
5 260 (7.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 258 (7.69%) PaaS
7 192 (5.72%) IaaS
8 155 (4.62%) GitHub
9 152 (4.53%) Amazon EC2
10 100 (2.98%) Amazon S3
11 83 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
12 79 (2.35%) npm
13 68 (2.03%) OpenShift
14 66 (1.97%) Office 365
15 55 (1.64%) Serverless
16 54 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 47 (1.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 45 (1.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 44 (1.31%) IBM Cloud
20 43 (1.28%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 260 (7.75%) Firewall
2 241 (7.18%) DNS
3 183 (5.45%) TCP/IP
4 142 (4.23%) VPN
5 136 (4.05%) Internet
6 107 (3.19%) HTTP
7 94 (2.80%) SAN
8 87 (2.59%) DHCP
9 79 (2.35%) WAN
10 72 (2.15%) LAN
11 61 (1.82%) VLAN
12 56 (1.67%) SSL
13 48 (1.43%) SMTP
14 47 (1.40%) NAS
15 37 (1.10%) IPsec
16 32 (0.95%) Network Security
17 30 (0.89%) LDAP
18 29 (0.86%) SSH
19 28 (0.83%) VoIP
19 28 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 580 (17.29%) MySQL
2 357 (10.64%) SQL Server
3 338 (10.07%) NoSQL
4 330 (9.84%) MongoDB
5 229 (6.83%) Big Data
6 218 (6.50%) Hadoop
7 213 (6.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 194 (5.78%) PostgreSQL
9 186 (5.54%) Redis
10 164 (4.89%) Relational Database
11 105 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
12 70 (2.09%) Couchbase
13 68 (2.03%) Riak
14 45 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 41 (1.22%) MariaDB
15 41 (1.22%) RDBMS
16 33 (0.98%) Oracle Database
17 31 (0.92%) InfluxDB
18 26 (0.77%) HBase
19 21 (0.63%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1369 (40.80%) Jenkins
2 798 (23.79%) Git (software)
3 383 (11.42%) TeamCity
4 314 (9.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 297 (8.85%) Maven
6 293 (8.73%) JIRA
7 214 (6.38%) Octopus Deploy
8 198 (5.90%) Vagrant
9 193 (5.75%) Subversion
10 187 (5.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 145 (4.32%) Hudson
12 141 (4.20%) Gradle
13 128 (3.82%) Selenium
14 103 (3.07%) Ant
15 96 (2.86%) JUnit
16 95 (2.83%) Sonatype Nexus
17 89 (2.65%) Bitbucket
17 89 (2.65%) gulp
17 89 (2.65%) MSBuild
18 87 (2.59%) Travis CI
General
1 669 (19.94%) Finance
2 252 (7.51%) Banking
3 236 (7.03%) Telecoms
4 220 (6.56%) Marketing
5 159 (4.74%) Manufacturing
6 143 (4.26%) Electronics
7 106 (3.16%) Retail
8 83 (2.47%) Games
9 45 (1.34%) Law
10 31 (0.92%) Financial Institution
10 31 (0.92%) Investment Banking
11 26 (0.77%) Advertising
11 26 (0.77%) Legal
12 23 (0.69%) Automotive
13 16 (0.48%) Retail Banking
14 14 (0.42%) Online Betting
15 13 (0.39%) Back Office
16 10 (0.30%) Publishing
17 6 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.089%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1413 (42.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 389 (11.59%) Linux Engineer
3 365 (10.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 345 (10.28%) Developer
5 327 (9.75%) AWS Engineer
6 314 (9.36%) AWS DevOps
7 280 (8.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 264 (7.87%) Cloud Engineer
9 258 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 255 (7.60%) Architect
11 247 (7.36%) Administrator
12 205 (6.11%) Systems Administrator
13 198 (5.90%) Senior DevOps
14 175 (5.22%) Consultant
15 169 (5.04%) Linux Administrator
16 159 (4.74%) Lead DevOps
17 151 (4.50%) Automation Engineer
18 149 (4.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 138 (4.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
20 132 (3.93%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 365 (10.88%) Web Services
2 350 (10.43%) .NET
3 245 (7.30%) Node.js
4 216 (6.44%) LAMP
5 178 (5.31%) AngularJS
6 177 (5.28%) RabbitMQ
7 168 (5.01%) HTML
8 149 (4.44%) Elastic Stack
9 136 (4.05%) REST
10 133 (3.96%) Kafka
10 133 (3.96%) React
11 123 (3.67%) RESTful
11 123 (3.67%) Spring
12 117 (3.49%) CSS
13 90 (2.68%) HTML5
13 90 (2.68%) SOAP
14 87 (2.59%) Hibernate
15 77 (2.30%) JSON
16 74 (2.21%) LEMP Stack
17 69 (2.06%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 304 (9.06%) Public Cloud
2 282 (8.41%) Data Centre
3 160 (4.77%) Computer Science
4 151 (4.50%) Fintech
5 131 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
6 123 (3.67%) Linux Command Line
7 106 (3.16%) Hybrid Cloud
8 103 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
9 102 (3.04%) Private Cloud
10 93 (2.77%) Greenfield Project
11 60 (1.79%) Clustering
12 59 (1.76%) Replication
13 58 (1.73%) Management Information System
14 57 (1.70%) User Experience
15 45 (1.34%) Online Banking
16 42 (1.25%) Virtual Team
17 31 (0.92%) Algorithms
18 30 (0.89%) Data Structures
18 30 (0.89%) Mobile App
19 29 (0.86%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2249 (67.03%) Linux
2 828 (24.68%) Windows
3 667 (19.88%) Unix
4 431 (12.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 392 (11.68%) CentOS
6 268 (7.99%) Windows Server
7 232 (6.92%) Ubuntu
8 105 (3.13%) Debian
9 71 (2.12%) Solaris
10 64 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 59 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 50 (1.49%) CoreOS
13 43 (1.28%) AIX
14 24 (0.72%) Android
15 23 (0.69%) Apple iOS
15 23 (0.69%) Mac OS X
16 21 (0.63%) Fedora
17 17 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
18 15 (0.45%) SUSE
19 12 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2467 (73.53%) DevOps
2 1310 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
3 1165 (34.72%) Configuration Management
4 999 (29.78%) Continuous Integration
5 501 (14.93%) Open Source
6 491 (14.63%) Scrum
7 374 (11.15%) Software Engineering
8 369 (11.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 364 (10.85%) TDD
10 310 (9.24%) Test Automation
11 257 (7.66%) Microservices
12 242 (7.21%) High Availability
13 240 (7.15%) ITIL
14 236 (7.03%) Migration
15 228 (6.80%) Mentoring
16 221 (6.59%) BDD
17 207 (6.17%) E-Commerce
18 194 (5.78%) Kanban
19 170 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
20 166 (4.95%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1754 (52.28%) Python
2 1042 (31.06%) Bash Shell
3 1008 (30.04%) Java
4 999 (29.78%) Ruby
5 681 (20.30%) Perl
6 680 (20.27%) PowerShell
7 614 (18.30%) SQL
8 424 (12.64%) PHP
9 406 (12.10%) JavaScript
10 339 (10.10%) C#
11 338 (10.07%) Shell Script
12 276 (8.23%) Go
13 175 (5.22%) C++
14 93 (2.77%) Groovy
15 71 (2.12%) C
16 62 (1.85%) Scala
17 38 (1.13%) VBScript
18 33 (0.98%) Korn
19 30 (0.89%) PHP 7
20 25 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 274 (8.17%) Degree
2 87 (2.59%) Security Cleared
3 84 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 79 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 62 (1.85%) SC Cleared
6 55 (1.64%) AWS Certification
7 38 (1.13%) MCSE
8 34 (1.01%) Master's Degree
9 32 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
10 31 (0.92%) MCSD
11 29 (0.86%) PMI Certification
12 19 (0.57%) RHCE
13 17 (0.51%) CISSP
14 16 (0.48%) CCNA
15 14 (0.42%) CCIE
15 14 (0.42%) MCSA
16 11 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (0.33%) MySQL Certification
17 9 (0.27%) PMP
18 8 (0.24%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (6.86%) QA
2 64 (1.91%) GCP
3 40 (1.19%) PCI DSS
4 29 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (0.86%) SLA
5 17 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.24%) HIPAA
7 5 (0.15%) COBIT
7 5 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.12%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.089%) ISAE 3402
9 3 (0.089%) SSAE 16
10 2 (0.060%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.060%) DICOM
10 2 (0.060%) HL7
10 2 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.030%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.030%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 1406 (41.91%) Docker
2 336 (10.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 187 (5.57%) Active Directory
4 158 (4.71%) Hyper-V
5 148 (4.41%) vSphere
6 147 (4.38%) Xen
7 145 (4.32%) Virtual Machines
8 84 (2.50%) XenServer
9 68 (2.03%) KVM
10 51 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
11 47 (1.40%) Varnish
12 43 (1.28%) VirtualBox
13 37 (1.10%) iptables
14 25 (0.75%) LXC
15 21 (0.63%) etcd
16 19 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
17 18 (0.54%) Apache Flume
18 17 (0.51%) vCloud
19 15 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 15 (0.45%) flannel
Systems Management
1 2842 (84.71%) Puppet
2 2015 (60.06%) Ansible
3 599 (17.85%) Kubernetes
4 508 (15.14%) Terraform
5 311 (9.27%) Nagios
6 255 (7.60%) Salt
7 122 (3.64%) Cobbler
7 122 (3.64%) ZABBIX
8 121 (3.61%) Packer
9 99 (2.95%) Grafana
10 94 (2.80%) Mesos
11 81 (2.41%) Tivoli
12 74 (2.21%) logstash
13 69 (2.06%) Rundeck
14 64 (1.91%) Kibana
15 61 (1.82%) Graphite
16 59 (1.76%) SCCM
17 55 (1.64%) Icinga
18 51 (1.52%) CFEngine
19 50 (1.49%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 576 (17.17%) Red Hat
2 528 (15.74%) VMware
3 427 (12.73%) Microsoft
4 342 (10.19%) Oracle
5 287 (8.55%) Google
6 203 (6.05%) SaltStack
7 148 (4.41%) Splunk
8 146 (4.35%) Cisco
9 138 (4.11%) SAP
10 119 (3.55%) New Relic
11 118 (3.52%) IBM
12 99 (2.95%) AppDynamics
13 74 (2.21%) Atlassian
14 72 (2.15%) EnterpriseDB
15 66 (1.97%) Rackspace
16 61 (1.82%) HP
17 54 (1.61%) Citrix
18 49 (1.46%) CA
19 46 (1.37%) ServiceNow
20 42 (1.25%) EMC