Period
to 17 October 2018

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 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 186 193
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7 +82
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 3,187 3,360 3,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.94% 1.92% 1.79%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.34% 21.29% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,447 2,722 2,900
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £59,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.84% +3.48%
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -

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 17,375 15,785 17,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.56% 9.01% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13,761 12,896 13,839
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%

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 2018.

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 2018. 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 +13 2,969 £60,000 - 439
London +22 1,644 £70,000 +7.69% 209
UK excluding London +1 1,493 £55,000 +1.85% 262
North of England +3 514 £55,000 +10.00% 88
South East -46 367 £55,000 -4.35% 48
North West +26 344 £55,000 +6.80% 51
Midlands +55 181 £53,000 +0.95% 39
Yorkshire -39 153 £57,500 +15.00% 29
Scotland +9 148 £45,000 -25.00% 25
East of England +13 136 £60,000 +9.09% 31
West Midlands +40 116 £53,075 +6.15% 22
South West -1 109 £50,000 -9.09% 24
East Midlands +23 65 £52,500 - 17
North East +38 53 £55,000 +7.32% 8
Wales -1 34 £50,000 - 5
Northern Ireland +11 11 £62,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 2,552 (80.08%) Puppet
2 2,388 (74.93%) DevOps
3 2,256 (70.79%) Ansible
4 2,012 (63.13%) Amazon AWS
5 2,006 (62.94%) Linux
6 1,645 (51.62%) Python
7 1,544 (48.45%) Docker
8 1,407 (44.15%) Jenkins
9 1,391 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
10 1,304 (40.92%) Microsoft Azure
11 1,210 (37.97%) Configuration Management
12 1,020 (32.01%) Continuous Integration
13 984 (30.88%) Java
14 920 (28.87%) Bash Shell
15 896 (28.11%) Terraform
16 867 (27.20%) Kubernetes
17 860 (26.98%) Windows
18 780 (24.47%) Ruby
19 747 (23.44%) Git (software)
20 679 (21.31%) SQL
21 611 (19.17%) PowerShell
22 583 (18.29%) Finance
23 519 (16.28%) Google Cloud Platform
24 514 (16.13%) Unix
25 510 (16.00%) Open Source
26 490 (15.37%) Microservices
27 487 (15.28%) VMware
28 482 (15.12%) JavaScript
29 479 (15.03%) Scrum
30 424 (13.30%) Red Hat

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
1 283 (8.88%) Apache
2 244 (7.66%) Tomcat
3 206 (6.46%) OpenStack
4 194 (6.09%) Elasticsearch
5 155 (4.86%) nginx
6 135 (4.24%) JBoss
7 113 (3.55%) Confluence
8 111 (3.48%) IIS
9 106 (3.33%) WebSphere
10 91 (2.86%) WebLogic
11 64 (2.01%) Cloud Foundry
12 57 (1.79%) Apache Spark
13 52 (1.63%) Apache Solr
14 51 (1.60%) GlassFish
15 50 (1.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 43 (1.35%) CloudStack
17 40 (1.26%) WordPress
18 26 (0.82%) Jetty
19 24 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 24 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
1 12 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (0.28%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.063%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.031%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.031%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.031%) HipChat
5 1 (0.031%) Maya
5 1 (0.031%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (0.69%) Distributed Ledger
2 13 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
3 11 (0.35%) Documaker
4 5 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.063%) Magento
5 2 (0.063%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.031%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 1 (0.031%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 1 (0.031%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.031%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2,012 (63.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1,304 (40.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 519 (16.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 370 (11.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 285 (8.94%) SaaS
6 217 (6.81%) GitHub
7 212 (6.65%) Amazon EC2
8 208 (6.53%) PaaS
9 203 (6.37%) IaaS
10 157 (4.93%) Cloud Computing
11 150 (4.71%) Amazon S3
12 128 (4.02%) Serverless
13 118 (3.70%) OpenShift
14 97 (3.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 87 (2.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 77 (2.42%) Amazon ELB
17 64 (2.01%) IBM Cloud
18 62 (1.95%) AWS Lambda
19 56 (1.76%) Office 365
20 43 (1.35%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 277 (8.69%) Firewall
2 239 (7.50%) DNS
3 218 (6.84%) TCP/IP
4 140 (4.39%) VPN
5 118 (3.70%) Internet
6 105 (3.29%) HTTP
7 97 (3.04%) SAN
8 71 (2.23%) WAN
9 61 (1.91%) SSL
10 51 (1.60%) LAN
11 49 (1.54%) DHCP
12 47 (1.47%) NAS
13 33 (1.04%) VLAN
14 29 (0.91%) SSH
15 28 (0.88%) OpenVPN
16 27 (0.85%) iSCSI
17 21 (0.66%) Reverse Proxy
18 20 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
19 19 (0.60%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
19 19 (0.60%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 364 (11.42%) MySQL
2 343 (10.76%) SQL Server
3 279 (8.75%) NoSQL
4 277 (8.69%) MongoDB
5 200 (6.28%) PostgreSQL
6 154 (4.83%) Amazon RDS
7 135 (4.24%) Big Data
8 124 (3.89%) Apache Cassandra
9 123 (3.86%) Relational Database
10 96 (3.01%) Redis
11 91 (2.86%) Hadoop
12 71 (2.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 69 (2.17%) Blockchain
14 65 (2.04%) Oracle Database
15 53 (1.66%) Azure SQL Database
16 46 (1.44%) MariaDB
17 43 (1.35%) RDBMS
18 42 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
18 42 (1.32%) Neo4j
19 36 (1.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1,407 (44.15%) Jenkins
2 747 (23.44%) Git (software)
3 418 (13.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 378 (11.86%) TeamCity
5 327 (10.26%) JIRA
6 292 (9.16%) Subversion
7 288 (9.04%) Maven
8 260 (8.16%) Octopus Deploy
9 252 (7.91%) Vagrant
10 196 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 130 (4.08%) Selenium
12 109 (3.42%) Sonatype Nexus
13 103 (3.23%) Bitbucket
14 101 (3.17%) SonarQube
15 98 (3.07%) Ant
15 98 (3.07%) Travis CI
16 94 (2.95%) GoCD
17 92 (2.89%) Hudson
18 84 (2.64%) Gradle
19 74 (2.32%) GitLab
General
1 583 (18.29%) Finance
2 170 (5.33%) Banking
3 122 (3.83%) Retail
4 79 (2.48%) Games
5 59 (1.85%) Marketing
6 57 (1.79%) Investment Banking
7 52 (1.63%) Law
8 40 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 35 (1.10%) Financial Institution
10 27 (0.85%) Legal
11 25 (0.78%) Electronics
12 22 (0.69%) Advertising
13 20 (0.63%) Publishing
14 18 (0.56%) Back Office
15 17 (0.53%) Manufacturing
16 13 (0.41%) French Language
16 13 (0.41%) German Language
16 13 (0.41%) Swedish Language
17 5 (0.16%) Billing
18 3 (0.094%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,388 (43.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 376 (11.80%) Developer
3 334 (10.48%) AWS DevOps
4 321 (10.07%) AWS Engineer
5 320 (10.04%) Linux Engineer
6 313 (9.82%) Senior DevOps
7 261 (8.19%) Cloud Engineer
8 257 (8.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 237 (7.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 237 (7.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 196 (6.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 183 (5.74%) Consultant
12 182 (5.71%) Administrator
13 172 (5.40%) Architect
14 170 (5.33%) Platform Engineer
15 151 (4.74%) Java Developer
16 132 (4.14%) Lead DevOps
17 123 (3.86%) Systems Administrator
18 113 (3.55%) Systems Engineer
19 105 (3.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (11.33%) Web Services
2 279 (8.75%) .NET
3 238 (7.47%) AngularJS
3 238 (7.47%) Node.js
4 223 (7.00%) Elastic Stack
5 167 (5.24%) HTML
5 167 (5.24%) React
6 151 (4.74%) CSS
7 147 (4.61%) Spring
8 134 (4.20%) REST
9 125 (3.92%) ASP.NET
10 122 (3.83%) LAMP
11 101 (3.17%) Java EE
12 91 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
13 88 (2.76%) Kafka
14 85 (2.67%) J2EE
14 85 (2.67%) Spring Boot
15 70 (2.20%) JSON
16 67 (2.10%) HTML5
17 66 (2.07%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 265 (8.32%) Public Cloud
2 217 (6.81%) Fintech
3 160 (5.02%) Computer Science
4 154 (4.83%) Data Centre
5 137 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
6 125 (3.92%) Linux Command Line
7 116 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
8 108 (3.39%) Hybrid Cloud
9 103 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
10 102 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
11 72 (2.26%) Clustering
12 70 (2.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 70 (2.20%) Replication
13 68 (2.13%) Cloud Native
14 58 (1.82%) Management Information System
15 56 (1.76%) User Experience
16 46 (1.44%) Mobile App
17 43 (1.35%) Private Cloud
18 38 (1.19%) Blog
19 33 (1.04%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2,006 (62.94%) Linux
2 860 (26.98%) Windows
3 514 (16.13%) Unix
4 314 (9.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 310 (9.73%) CentOS
6 220 (6.90%) Windows Server
7 211 (6.62%) Ubuntu
8 114 (3.58%) Debian
9 73 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 62 (1.95%) Android
11 56 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 44 (1.38%) CoreOS
13 39 (1.22%) Solaris
14 21 (0.66%) Apple iOS
14 21 (0.66%) DC/OS
14 21 (0.66%) FreeBSD
15 18 (0.56%) openSUSE
16 16 (0.50%) SUSE
16 16 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
17 15 (0.47%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,388 (74.93%) DevOps
2 1,391 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
3 1,210 (37.97%) Configuration Management
4 1,020 (32.01%) Continuous Integration
5 510 (16.00%) Open Source
6 490 (15.37%) Microservices
7 479 (15.03%) Scrum
8 413 (12.96%) Deployment Automation
9 383 (12.02%) Continuous Delivery
10 336 (10.54%) Test Automation
11 332 (10.42%) Software Engineering
12 298 (9.35%) TDD
13 293 (9.19%) High Availability
14 288 (9.04%) Problem-Solving
15 242 (7.59%) Mentoring
16 228 (7.15%) SDLC
17 219 (6.87%) ITIL
18 209 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 204 (6.40%) Continuous Deployment
20 191 (5.99%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1,645 (51.62%) Python
2 984 (30.88%) Java
3 920 (28.87%) Bash Shell
4 780 (24.47%) Ruby
5 679 (21.31%) SQL
6 611 (19.17%) PowerShell
7 482 (15.12%) JavaScript
8 394 (12.36%) Perl
9 318 (9.98%) Go
10 314 (9.85%) C#
11 224 (7.03%) PHP
12 218 (6.84%) Shell Script
13 150 (4.71%) C++
14 89 (2.79%) C
15 72 (2.26%) T-SQL
16 65 (2.04%) Java 8
17 64 (2.01%) Scala
18 54 (1.69%) TypeScript
19 46 (1.44%) Groovy
20 28 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 267 (8.38%) Degree
2 90 (2.82%) AWS Certification
3 78 (2.45%) Security Cleared
4 73 (2.29%) Master's Degree
5 66 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
6 58 (1.82%) SC Cleared
7 37 (1.16%) RHCE
8 36 (1.13%) RHCSA
9 29 (0.91%) DV Cleared
9 29 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (0.50%) CCNA
13 12 (0.38%) MCSA
14 10 (0.31%) CISSP
14 10 (0.31%) MCSE
14 10 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (0.28%) OSCP
16 8 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
16 8 (0.25%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (5.11%) QA
2 33 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 26 (0.82%) SLA
5 19 (0.60%) GDPR
6 12 (0.38%) HIPAA
7 10 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
8 9 (0.28%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.13%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.063%) PA-DSS
13 1 (0.031%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.031%) PMO
System Software
1 1,544 (48.45%) Docker
2 345 (10.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 218 (6.84%) Active Directory
4 123 (3.86%) Hyper-V
5 92 (2.89%) vSphere
6 76 (2.38%) KVM
7 75 (2.35%) VirtualBox
8 70 (2.20%) Xen
9 56 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
10 53 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
11 41 (1.29%) NFS
12 36 (1.13%) XenServer
13 35 (1.10%) Samba
14 27 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 22 (0.69%) Varnish
16 21 (0.66%) iptables
17 19 (0.60%) pfSense
18 12 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
18 12 (0.38%) VMware Server
19 11 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2,552 (80.08%) Puppet
2 2,256 (70.79%) Ansible
3 896 (28.11%) Terraform
4 867 (27.20%) Kubernetes
5 421 (13.21%) Salt
6 252 (7.91%) Nagios
7 208 (6.53%) Docker Swarm
8 191 (5.99%) Packer
9 154 (4.83%) Consul
10 152 (4.77%) ZABBIX
11 139 (4.36%) Graphite
12 127 (3.98%) Grafana
13 86 (2.70%) Prometheus
14 81 (2.54%) Cobbler
15 70 (2.20%) Opsview
16 68 (2.13%) Kibana
17 61 (1.91%) logstash
18 59 (1.85%) Rundeck
19 53 (1.66%) Mesos
19 53 (1.66%) Rancher
Vendors
1 487 (15.28%) VMware
2 424 (13.30%) Red Hat
3 400 (12.55%) Google
4 384 (12.05%) Microsoft
5 336 (10.54%) Oracle
6 238 (7.47%) Splunk
7 113 (3.55%) New Relic
8 103 (3.23%) SaltStack
9 99 (3.11%) Cisco
10 81 (2.54%) Atlassian
11 79 (2.48%) ServiceNow
12 76 (2.38%) Citrix
13 73 (2.29%) IBM
14 68 (2.13%) RedGate
15 63 (1.98%) AppDynamics
16 51 (1.60%) SAP
17 50 (1.57%) Adobe
17 50 (1.57%) Delphix
18 47 (1.47%) HP
19 39 (1.22%) BMC