Period
to 26 November 2020

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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 211 214 184
Rank change year-on-year +3 -30 +3
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 859 2,079 3,053
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.56% 1.53% 1.90%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.48% 11.95% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 890 1,572 2,474
Median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 9,059 17,401 17,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.49% 12.82% 11.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7,560 13,259 14,027
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £31,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £85,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +10.00%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in the UK

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Opscode Chef.

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in the UK

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Opscode Chef over the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

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 26 November 2020. 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 +9 777 £60,000 -7.69% 208
UK excluding London +63 439 £55,000 - 150
London -5 404 £70,000 -6.67% 76
North of England +75 196 £55,000 - 65
Work from Home +58 196 £47,500 -24.00% 30
Yorkshire +73 118 £55,000 +2.33% 22
Midlands +119 71 £47,500 -9.52% 21
North West +64 71 £53,125 -11.46% 36
Scotland +18 57 £47,500 -13.64% 7
West Midlands +107 48 £50,000 -4.76% 14
South West +62 48 £55,000 +4.76% 8
South East +1 30 £65,000 +4.00% 27
East Midlands +73 23 £47,500 +5.56% 6
East of England +96 22 £60,000 +9.09% 11
Wales +52 13 £47,500 +33.22% 10
North East +16 7 £55,000 +1.85% 7
Northern Ireland +19 2 £50,000 -28.57% 1

For the 6 months to 26 November 2020, IT jobs citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 696 (81.02%) Puppet
2 653 (76.02%) DevOps
3 583 (67.87%) AWS
4 570 (66.36%) Ansible
5 514 (59.84%) Terraform
6 513 (59.72%) Docker
7 489 (56.93%) Kubernetes
8 448 (52.15%) Linux
9 365 (42.49%) Python
10 361 (42.03%) Azure
11 354 (41.21%) Agile Software Development
12 340 (39.58%) Configuration Management
13 278 (32.36%) Jenkins
14 262 (30.50%) AWS CloudFormation
15 228 (26.54%) Infrastructure as Code
16 226 (26.31%) Continuous Integration
17 219 (25.49%) Java
18 215 (25.03%) Deployment Automation
19 203 (23.63%) Git (software)
20 195 (22.70%) PowerShell
21 171 (19.91%) Windows
22 167 (19.44%) Scrum
23 164 (19.09%) Go
24 154 (17.93%) Migration
25 152 (17.69%) Bash Shell
26 145 (16.88%) Microsoft
27 142 (16.53%) Ruby
27 142 (16.53%) GCP
28 122 (14.20%) Problem-Solving
29 120 (13.97%) 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 63 (7.33%) Elasticsearch
2 44 (5.12%) Apache
3 39 (4.54%) IIS
4 28 (3.26%) Skype for Business
5 24 (2.79%) Confluence
6 21 (2.44%) JBoss
7 17 (1.98%) Tomcat
8 15 (1.75%) WebSphere
9 14 (1.63%) SharePoint
10 12 (1.40%) Apache Spark
11 9 (1.05%) OpenStack
12 8 (0.93%) GlassFish
13 6 (0.70%) DNN
14 5 (0.58%) nginx
14 5 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
16 3 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (0.35%) Jupyter
16 3 (0.35%) WildFly
17 2 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 28 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
1 28 (3.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (2.79%) SAP Hybris
2 15 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (1.63%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.81%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 5 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.58%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 583 (67.87%) AWS
2 361 (42.03%) Azure
3 262 (30.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 142 (16.53%) GCP
5 112 (13.04%) PaaS
6 97 (11.29%) IaaS
7 95 (11.06%) SaaS
8 77 (8.96%) Azure Active Directory
9 72 (8.38%) Office 365
10 60 (6.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 59 (6.87%) Amazon EKS
12 50 (5.82%) Serverless
13 45 (5.24%) GitHub
14 44 (5.12%) Slack
15 39 (4.54%) Route 53
16 36 (4.19%) Amazon EC2
17 33 (3.84%) Amazon S3
18 27 (3.14%) Datadog
19 25 (2.91%) Akamai
20 24 (2.79%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (10.01%) DNS
2 74 (8.61%) Firewall
3 45 (5.24%) Network Security
4 44 (5.12%) TCP/IP
5 42 (4.89%) VPN
6 38 (4.42%) WAN
7 34 (3.96%) LAN
8 33 (3.84%) DHCP
8 33 (3.84%) Wireless
9 31 (3.61%) IPsec
9 31 (3.61%) MPLS
10 30 (3.49%) VoIP
11 29 (3.38%) Wi-Fi
12 28 (3.26%) BGP
12 28 (3.26%) MRTG
12 28 (3.26%) OSPF
12 28 (3.26%) RIP
12 28 (3.26%) SNMP
12 28 (3.26%) TACACS
12 28 (3.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (11.76%) MySQL
2 85 (9.90%) SQL Server
3 57 (6.64%) PostgreSQL
4 48 (5.59%) Redis
5 43 (5.01%) MongoDB
6 30 (3.49%) MariaDB
7 26 (3.03%) NoSQL
8 23 (2.68%) Azure SQL Database
8 23 (2.68%) Cosmos DB
9 19 (2.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 18 (2.10%) Big Data
11 15 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
12 13 (1.51%) Relational Database
13 9 (1.05%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.47%) Amazon Athena
14 4 (0.47%) Apache Ignite
14 4 (0.47%) CouchDB
14 4 (0.47%) Flink
15 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 278 (32.36%) Jenkins
2 203 (23.63%) Git (software)
3 73 (8.50%) GitLab
4 67 (7.80%) TeamCity
5 63 (7.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 58 (6.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 41 (4.77%) JIRA
7 41 (4.77%) Octopus Deploy
7 41 (4.77%) Selenium
8 40 (4.66%) Bitbucket
9 37 (4.31%) Cucumber
10 24 (2.79%) Visual Studio Team System
11 22 (2.56%) Subversion
11 22 (2.56%) Travis CI
12 21 (2.44%) JUnit
12 21 (2.44%) Maven
13 15 (1.75%) Artifactory
13 15 (1.75%) Vagrant
14 14 (1.63%) Gerrit
15 13 (1.51%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 119 (13.85%) Finance
2 41 (4.77%) Banking
3 35 (4.07%) Games
4 30 (3.49%) Law
5 15 (1.75%) Marketing
6 12 (1.40%) Public Sector
7 10 (1.16%) Advertising
8 7 (0.81%) Retail
9 5 (0.58%) Front Office
9 5 (0.58%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.47%) Automotive
11 3 (0.35%) Military
12 2 (0.23%) Back Office
12 2 (0.23%) Legal
12 2 (0.23%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.12%) Local Government
13 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.12%) Publishing
13 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 454 (52.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 230 (26.78%) AWS Engineer
3 209 (24.33%) AWS DevOps
4 203 (23.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 70 (8.15%) Azure Engineer
6 68 (7.92%) Senior DevOps
7 65 (7.57%) Developer
8 57 (6.64%) Platform Engineer
9 56 (6.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 45 (5.24%) Architect
10 45 (5.24%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 42 (4.89%) Linux Engineer
12 40 (4.66%) Cloud Engineer
13 36 (4.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 35 (4.07%) Site Reliability Engineer
15 33 (3.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 32 (3.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 28 (3.26%) Network Engineer
17 28 (3.26%) Site Engineer
18 27 (3.14%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (11.53%) Web Services
2 58 (6.75%) Node.js
3 40 (4.66%) React
4 38 (4.42%) Kafka
5 37 (4.31%) .NET
5 37 (4.31%) Elastic Stack
6 33 (3.84%) Spring
7 26 (3.03%) CSS
8 23 (2.68%) Spring Boot
9 22 (2.56%) AngularJS
9 22 (2.56%) Apache Flex
10 20 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 18 (2.10%) Java EE
12 17 (1.98%) jQuery
13 16 (1.86%) RESTful
14 14 (1.63%) REST
15 13 (1.51%) HTML
15 13 (1.51%) RabbitMQ
15 13 (1.51%) Sensu
16 12 (1.40%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 67 (7.80%) Cloud Native
2 46 (5.36%) Public Cloud
3 36 (4.19%) Enterprise Cloud
3 36 (4.19%) Greenfield Project
4 34 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (2.91%) Social Network
6 22 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
7 21 (2.44%) Data Centre
7 21 (2.44%) FMCG
8 20 (2.33%) User Experience
9 16 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
9 16 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
10 14 (1.63%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.40%) N-Tier
11 12 (1.40%) Reinsurance
11 12 (1.40%) Virtual Team
12 8 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 7 (0.81%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 448 (52.15%) Linux
2 171 (19.91%) Windows
3 83 (9.66%) Unix
4 55 (6.40%) Windows Server
5 42 (4.89%) CentOS
6 41 (4.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (3.61%) Mac OS X
8 16 (1.86%) CoreOS
8 16 (1.86%) zOS
9 13 (1.51%) Ubuntu
10 12 (1.40%) Mesosphere
10 12 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (1.16%) Debian
12 9 (1.05%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.58%) Fedora
14 4 (0.47%) VMS
14 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.35%) Android
15 3 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 653 (76.02%) DevOps
2 354 (41.21%) Agile Software Development
3 340 (39.58%) Configuration Management
4 228 (26.54%) Infrastructure as Code
5 226 (26.31%) Continuous Integration
6 215 (25.03%) Deployment Automation
7 167 (19.44%) Scrum
8 154 (17.93%) Migration
9 122 (14.20%) Problem-Solving
10 97 (11.29%) Fintech
11 88 (10.24%) Microservices
12 82 (9.55%) Test Automation
13 73 (8.50%) Infrastructure Automation
14 72 (8.38%) Continuous Improvement
15 66 (7.68%) Open Source
16 61 (7.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 56 (6.52%) SDLC
18 55 (6.40%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 54 (6.29%) Mentoring
20 52 (6.05%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 365 (42.49%) Python
2 219 (25.49%) Java
3 195 (22.70%) PowerShell
4 164 (19.09%) Go
5 152 (17.69%) Bash Shell
6 142 (16.53%) Ruby
7 120 (13.97%) JavaScript
8 103 (11.99%) SQL
9 92 (10.71%) C#
10 35 (4.07%) PHP
11 30 (3.49%) Groovy
12 28 (3.26%) TypeScript
13 21 (2.44%) Shell Script
14 18 (2.10%) Perl
15 17 (1.98%) C
16 16 (1.86%) Java 8
17 15 (1.75%) T-SQL
18 14 (1.63%) Kotlin
19 11 (1.28%) C++
19 11 (1.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 64 (7.45%) Degree
2 45 (5.24%) AWS Certification
3 39 (4.54%) Security Cleared
4 32 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (3.73%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.98%) CCNA
6 16 (1.86%) CCNP
7 15 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 14 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (0.81%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.81%) RHCE
11 5 (0.58%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.58%) MCSA
12 4 (0.47%) MCSE
13 3 (0.35%) CISSP
13 3 (0.35%) MCP
13 3 (0.35%) PhD
14 2 (0.23%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.44%) QA
2 11 (1.28%) SLA
3 8 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (0.58%) EMIR
4 5 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.58%) MiFID
5 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) GDPR
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 513 (59.72%) Docker
2 95 (11.06%) Active Directory
3 52 (6.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (3.84%) Hyper-V
5 14 (1.63%) VirtualBox
6 10 (1.16%) vSphere
7 7 (0.81%) Xen
8 6 (0.70%) LXC
8 6 (0.70%) XenApp
8 6 (0.70%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.35%) HDFS
11 3 (0.35%) NFS
11 3 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.23%) KVM
12 2 (0.23%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 696 (81.02%) Puppet
2 570 (66.36%) Ansible
3 514 (59.84%) Terraform
4 489 (56.93%) Kubernetes
5 72 (8.38%) Prometheus
6 66 (7.68%) Nagios
7 39 (4.54%) Grafana
8 37 (4.31%) Istio
9 32 (3.73%) Salt
10 26 (3.03%) SCCM
11 23 (2.68%) Single Sign-On
12 22 (2.56%) ZABBIX
13 19 (2.21%) Consul
14 18 (2.10%) Graphite
15 17 (1.98%) Microsoft Intune
16 16 (1.86%) Kibana
17 15 (1.75%) Rancher
18 13 (1.51%) Docker Swarm
19 12 (1.40%) Automic
19 12 (1.40%) logstash
Vendors
1 145 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 89 (10.36%) VMware
3 66 (7.68%) New Relic
4 64 (7.45%) Google
5 60 (6.98%) Cisco
6 59 (6.87%) Oracle
7 58 (6.75%) SaltStack
8 32 (3.73%) Splunk
9 30 (3.49%) Palo Alto
9 30 (3.49%) SAP
10 28 (3.26%) Avaya
10 28 (3.26%) Riverbed
11 24 (2.79%) Adobe
11 24 (2.79%) hybris
11 24 (2.79%) Red Hat
11 24 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
12 19 (2.21%) HP
13 17 (1.98%) Citrix
14 12 (1.40%) IBM
14 12 (1.40%) Nintex