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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 198 252
Rank change year-on-year +19 +54  
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 1750 1666 1429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.97% 1.70% 1.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.18% 19.55% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1444 1425 1152
Median salary £59,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.47% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,250 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 7889 8520 8457
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.87% 8.69% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13504 13827 12532
Median salary £55,242 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.22% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +1.12%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Opscode Chef in the UK

Opscode Chef
Top 10 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 29 June 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 +14 1624 £60,000 +4.34% 258
UK excluding London +55 849 £52,500 +5.00% 128
London -8 834 £67,500 +8.00% 141
North of England +57 332 £47,500 +11.76% 42
South East +34 234 £57,500 +4.54% 36
East of England +9 89 £55,000 +4.76% 12
Midlands +39 67 £47,500 -3.06% 16
South West -28 56 £55,000 +37.50% 10
Scotland +6 52 £52,500 +5.00% 9
Wales +14 19 £52,500 -4.54% 2

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 2685 (82.67%) Puppet
2 2361 (72.69%) DevOps
3 2244 (69.09%) Linux
4 1863 (57.36%) Ansible
5 1688 (51.97%) Amazon AWS
6 1676 (51.60%) Python
7 1260 (38.79%) Docker
8 1235 (38.02%) Jenkins
9 1194 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
10 1049 (32.30%) Bash Shell
11 1020 (31.40%) Configuration Management
12 1004 (30.91%) Ruby
13 995 (30.63%) Continuous Integration
14 952 (29.31%) Java
15 887 (27.31%) Git (software)
16 814 (25.06%) Windows
17 751 (23.12%) Microsoft Azure
18 653 (20.10%) PowerShell
18 653 (20.10%) Perl
19 641 (19.74%) MySQL
20 635 (19.55%) Unix
21 596 (18.35%) SQL
22 553 (17.03%) VMware
23 537 (16.53%) Finance
24 535 (16.47%) Red Hat
25 496 (15.27%) Scrum
26 460 (14.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 429 (13.21%) Open Source
28 414 (12.75%) OpenStack
29 407 (12.53%) 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
1 414 (12.75%) OpenStack
2 373 (11.48%) Apache
3 300 (9.24%) Elasticsearch
4 254 (7.82%) Tomcat
5 220 (6.77%) IIS
6 204 (6.28%) nginx
7 192 (5.91%) WebSphere
8 178 (5.48%) Apache Spark
9 157 (4.83%) JBoss
10 154 (4.74%) WebLogic
11 126 (3.88%) CloudStack
12 91 (2.80%) Apache Solr
13 78 (2.40%) Confluence
14 73 (2.25%) Cloud Foundry
15 64 (1.97%) Jetty
16 40 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
17 27 (0.83%) MS Exchange
18 25 (0.77%) SharePoint
19 23 (0.71%) CMS
20 20 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (0.22%) Campfire
2 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.062%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.031%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.031%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 83 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.28%) Magento
4 5 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.12%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.092%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.062%) Actimize
7 2 (0.062%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.062%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.062%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.031%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.031%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.031%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1688 (51.97%) Amazon AWS
2 751 (23.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 230 (7.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 191 (5.88%) SaaS
5 170 (5.23%) PaaS
6 166 (5.11%) Amazon EC2
7 162 (4.99%) AWS CloudFormation
8 157 (4.83%) GitHub
9 140 (4.31%) IaaS
10 117 (3.60%) Amazon S3
11 68 (2.09%) Office 365
12 65 (2.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 65 (2.00%) OpenShift
13 48 (1.48%) CloudBees
14 47 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
15 42 (1.29%) Amazon ELB
16 36 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 34 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
18 27 (0.83%) IBM Cloud
19 22 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 229 (7.05%) Firewall
2 202 (6.22%) DNS
3 136 (4.19%) Internet
4 133 (4.09%) TCP/IP
5 96 (2.96%) HTTP
5 96 (2.96%) SAN
6 73 (2.25%) DHCP
6 73 (2.25%) VPN
6 73 (2.25%) WAN
7 63 (1.94%) LAN
8 58 (1.79%) NAS
9 55 (1.69%) LDAP
9 55 (1.69%) SMTP
10 38 (1.17%) iSCSI
11 33 (1.02%) VLAN
12 32 (0.99%) Kerberos
13 30 (0.92%) SSH
14 29 (0.89%) SSL
15 23 (0.71%) IMAP
15 23 (0.71%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 641 (19.74%) MySQL
2 376 (11.58%) NoSQL
3 360 (11.08%) SQL Server
4 333 (10.25%) MongoDB
5 251 (7.73%) Big Data
6 245 (7.54%) Hadoop
7 222 (6.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 186 (5.73%) PostgreSQL
9 182 (5.60%) Redis
10 157 (4.83%) Relational Database
11 96 (2.96%) Amazon RDS
12 81 (2.49%) Couchbase
13 73 (2.25%) Riak
14 61 (1.88%) RDBMS
15 45 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 38 (1.17%) MariaDB
17 31 (0.95%) HBase
18 25 (0.77%) Oracle Database
19 22 (0.68%) Apache Hive
20 20 (0.62%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1235 (38.02%) Jenkins
2 887 (27.31%) Git (software)
3 391 (12.04%) TeamCity
4 364 (11.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 276 (8.50%) JIRA
6 270 (8.31%) Subversion
7 257 (7.91%) Octopus Deploy
8 252 (7.76%) Maven
9 241 (7.42%) Vagrant
10 235 (7.24%) Team Foundation Server
11 170 (5.23%) Hudson
12 116 (3.57%) Ant
13 104 (3.20%) Selenium
14 99 (3.05%) GoCD
15 93 (2.86%) GitLab
16 88 (2.71%) MSBuild
17 83 (2.56%) Gradle
18 81 (2.49%) Artifactory
19 78 (2.40%) Bitbucket
20 74 (2.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 537 (16.53%) Finance
2 220 (6.77%) Banking
3 206 (6.34%) Marketing
4 205 (6.31%) Telecoms
5 146 (4.50%) Games
6 135 (4.16%) Retail
7 102 (3.14%) Manufacturing
8 92 (2.83%) Electronics
9 25 (0.77%) Advertising
10 23 (0.71%) Investment Banking
10 23 (0.71%) Law
11 21 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.40%) Online Betting
13 11 (0.34%) Back Office
14 10 (0.31%) Legal
15 9 (0.28%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.25%) Automotive
17 7 (0.22%) Publishing
18 6 (0.18%) Front Office
19 2 (0.062%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1320 (40.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 416 (12.81%) Developer
3 364 (11.21%) Linux Engineer
4 285 (8.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 273 (8.41%) Administrator
6 242 (7.45%) AWS Engineer
7 219 (6.74%) Systems Administrator
8 214 (6.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 202 (6.22%) AWS DevOps
10 196 (6.03%) Architect
11 181 (5.57%) Cloud Engineer
11 181 (5.57%) Linux Administrator
12 171 (5.26%) Consultant
13 170 (5.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 162 (4.99%) Senior DevOps
15 157 (4.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 141 (4.34%) Platform Engineer
17 126 (3.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 126 (3.88%) Systems Engineer
18 119 (3.66%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (10.50%) .NET
2 308 (9.48%) Web Services
3 244 (7.51%) LAMP
4 209 (6.43%) Node.js
5 199 (6.13%) AngularJS
6 182 (5.60%) HTML
7 169 (5.20%) Elastic Stack
8 165 (5.08%) React
9 149 (4.59%) CSS
10 143 (4.40%) RabbitMQ
11 123 (3.79%) Kafka
12 115 (3.54%) REST
13 93 (2.86%) RESTful
13 93 (2.86%) Spring
14 87 (2.68%) LEMP Stack
15 80 (2.46%) HTML5
16 78 (2.40%) ASP.NET
17 67 (2.06%) JSON
18 63 (1.94%) SOAP
19 58 (1.79%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 219 (6.74%) Data Centre
2 185 (5.70%) Public Cloud
3 170 (5.23%) Computer Science
4 117 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
5 98 (3.02%) Linux Command Line
6 88 (2.71%) Fintech
7 86 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
7 86 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
7 86 (2.65%) Private Cloud
8 61 (1.88%) Replication
9 60 (1.85%) User Experience
10 56 (1.72%) Clustering
11 51 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
12 43 (1.32%) Mobile App
13 42 (1.29%) Management Information System
14 28 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
14 28 (0.86%) Online Banking
15 24 (0.74%) Algorithms
16 20 (0.62%) Internet of Things
16 20 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2244 (69.09%) Linux
2 814 (25.06%) Windows
3 635 (19.55%) Unix
4 460 (14.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 309 (9.51%) CentOS
6 262 (8.07%) Windows Server
7 254 (7.82%) Ubuntu
8 104 (3.20%) Debian
9 76 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 72 (2.22%) CoreOS
11 59 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
12 58 (1.79%) Android
13 56 (1.72%) Apple iOS
14 55 (1.69%) Solaris
15 27 (0.83%) AIX
16 25 (0.77%) SUSE
17 22 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
18 20 (0.62%) VMS
19 15 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
20 14 (0.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2361 (72.69%) DevOps
2 1194 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1020 (31.40%) Configuration Management
4 995 (30.63%) Continuous Integration
5 496 (15.27%) Scrum
6 429 (13.21%) Open Source
7 407 (12.53%) Continuous Delivery
8 350 (10.78%) TDD
9 336 (10.34%) Software Engineering
10 250 (7.70%) Test Automation
11 217 (6.68%) E-Commerce
12 208 (6.40%) High Availability
13 200 (6.16%) Microservices
14 197 (6.07%) Mentoring
15 194 (5.97%) SDLC
16 189 (5.82%) Kanban
17 186 (5.73%) ITIL
18 180 (5.54%) DSDM
19 177 (5.45%) OO
20 164 (5.05%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 1676 (51.60%) Python
2 1049 (32.30%) Bash Shell
3 1004 (30.91%) Ruby
4 952 (29.31%) Java
5 653 (20.10%) Perl
5 653 (20.10%) PowerShell
6 596 (18.35%) SQL
7 386 (11.88%) PHP
8 344 (10.59%) C#
9 342 (10.53%) JavaScript
10 314 (9.67%) Shell Script
11 244 (7.51%) Go
12 195 (6.00%) C++
13 100 (3.08%) Scala
14 81 (2.49%) Groovy
15 78 (2.40%) C
16 43 (1.32%) PHP 7
17 41 (1.26%) XPath
18 38 (1.17%) Korn
19 31 (0.95%) Jython
Qualifications
1 277 (8.53%) Degree
2 104 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 86 (2.65%) Security Cleared
4 51 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 48 (1.48%) AWS Certification
6 34 (1.05%) SC Cleared
7 28 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (0.74%) CCNA
9 21 (0.65%) Master's Degree
10 20 (0.62%) RHCE
11 19 (0.58%) PMI Certification
12 18 (0.55%) DV Cleared
12 18 (0.55%) MySQL Certification
13 17 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 16 (0.49%) CCNP
15 15 (0.46%) MCSE
16 13 (0.40%) A+ Certification
16 13 (0.40%) RHCSA
17 12 (0.37%) MCSD
18 9 (0.28%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (5.76%) QA
2 40 (1.23%) SLA
3 34 (1.05%) GCP
4 33 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 27 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.49%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.092%) DICOM
7 3 (0.092%) HL7
8 2 (0.062%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.031%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.031%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.031%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1260 (38.79%) Docker
2 358 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 202 (6.22%) vSphere
4 201 (6.19%) Xen
5 189 (5.82%) Active Directory
6 164 (5.05%) Hyper-V
7 128 (3.94%) XenServer
8 113 (3.48%) Virtual Machines
9 104 (3.20%) KVM
10 56 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
11 49 (1.51%) VirtualBox
12 41 (1.26%) NFS
13 37 (1.14%) Varnish
14 33 (1.02%) etcd
15 28 (0.86%) LXC
16 27 (0.83%) flannel
16 27 (0.83%) vCloud
17 21 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 20 (0.62%) iptables
19 12 (0.37%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2685 (82.67%) Puppet
2 1863 (57.36%) Ansible
3 403 (12.41%) Kubernetes
4 357 (10.99%) Terraform
5 331 (10.19%) Nagios
6 300 (9.24%) Salt
7 127 (3.91%) Cobbler
8 120 (3.69%) logstash
9 111 (3.42%) Graphite
10 110 (3.39%) ZABBIX
11 102 (3.14%) Tivoli
12 100 (3.08%) Mesos
13 98 (3.02%) Packer
14 96 (2.96%) Kibana
15 88 (2.71%) CFEngine
16 79 (2.43%) Rundeck
17 63 (1.94%) Grafana
18 43 (1.32%) SCCM
19 41 (1.26%) Consul
19 41 (1.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 553 (17.03%) VMware
2 535 (16.47%) Red Hat
3 385 (11.85%) Oracle
4 346 (10.65%) Microsoft
5 266 (8.19%) Google
6 190 (5.85%) SaltStack
7 154 (4.74%) Splunk
8 139 (4.28%) New Relic
9 133 (4.09%) Cisco
10 110 (3.39%) EnterpriseDB
11 100 (3.08%) IBM
12 99 (3.05%) AppDynamics
13 87 (2.68%) SAP
14 71 (2.19%) CA
15 70 (2.16%) HP
16 69 (2.12%) Atlassian
17 66 (2.03%) Rackspace
18 53 (1.63%) Dynatrace
18 53 (1.63%) XebiaLabs
19 45 (1.39%) Citrix
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Farnborough, Hampshire
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
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ISL
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
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Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Shares, Bonus, Life Assurance, Hea
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London
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Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + Additional benefits
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £650 - £70000 per day + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
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Bath, Avon
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
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London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Networkers
Salary: £60000 - £74000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus!
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City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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