Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 210 270
Rank change year-on-year +22 +60 +85
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 3335 3250 2638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.89% 1.64% 1.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.61% 19.09% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2745 2799 2175
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,800
90th Percentile £85,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 15435 17029 16521
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.74% 8.60% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 12487 13856 13200
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Opscode Chef in the UK

Opscode Chef
Top 15 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 16 August 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 +19 3115 £60,000 +4.35% 237
London -15 1626 £65,000 +4.00% 130
UK excluding London +71 1618 £52,500 +5.00% 123
North of England +56 584 £50,000 +17.65% 54
South East +49 451 £57,500 +5.99% 27
North West +93 301 £50,000 +17.65% 25
Yorkshire +22 274 £50,000 +11.11% 26
East of England +47 174 £52,500 +5.00% 12
South West +1 141 £50,000 +20.48% 6
Midlands +76 124 £40,000 -20.00% 8
Scotland +39 116 £60,000 +20.00% 15
West Midlands +59 88 £40,000 -15.79% 5
East Midlands +22 36 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Wales +23 29 £60,000 +33.33%
North East +24 9 £35,000 -12.50% 3

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 2794 (83.78%) Puppet
2 2430 (72.86%) DevOps
3 2285 (68.52%) Linux
4 1959 (58.74%) Ansible
5 1822 (54.63%) Amazon AWS
6 1768 (53.01%) Python
7 1361 (40.81%) Docker
8 1296 (38.86%) Jenkins
9 1225 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
10 1131 (33.91%) Bash Shell
11 1081 (32.41%) Configuration Management
12 1032 (30.94%) Ruby
13 987 (29.60%) Continuous Integration
14 983 (29.48%) Java
15 866 (25.97%) Git (software)
16 847 (25.40%) Microsoft Azure
17 842 (25.25%) Windows
18 708 (21.23%) Perl
19 669 (20.06%) PowerShell
20 630 (18.89%) MySQL
21 627 (18.80%) Unix
22 608 (18.23%) SQL
23 595 (17.84%) Finance
24 586 (17.57%) Red Hat
25 529 (15.86%) VMware
26 510 (15.29%) Kubernetes
27 464 (13.91%) Scrum
28 459 (13.76%) Open Source
29 452 (13.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
30 425 (12.74%) 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 (12.41%) OpenStack
2 392 (11.75%) Apache
3 287 (8.61%) Tomcat
4 284 (8.52%) Elasticsearch
5 237 (7.11%) IIS
6 221 (6.63%) nginx
7 176 (5.28%) WebSphere
8 173 (5.19%) Apache Spark
9 155 (4.65%) JBoss
10 135 (4.05%) WebLogic
11 111 (3.33%) CloudStack
12 90 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
13 79 (2.37%) Confluence
14 67 (2.01%) Apache Solr
15 60 (1.80%) Jetty
16 41 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
17 22 (0.66%) CMS
17 22 (0.66%) MS Exchange
18 20 (0.60%) SharePoint
18 20 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (0.21%) Campfire
2 4 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.060%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.060%) SPSS
4 1 (0.030%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 9 (0.27%) Magento
2 7 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.090%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.060%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.060%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.030%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.030%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.030%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.030%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.030%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1822 (54.63%) Amazon AWS
2 847 (25.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 261 (7.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 215 (6.45%) PaaS
5 213 (6.39%) SaaS
6 199 (5.97%) AWS CloudFormation
7 169 (5.07%) IaaS
8 165 (4.95%) Amazon EC2
9 153 (4.59%) GitHub
10 111 (3.33%) Amazon S3
11 85 (2.55%) OpenShift
12 75 (2.25%) Office 365
13 65 (1.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 57 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
15 41 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 40 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
16 40 (1.20%) IBM Cloud
17 38 (1.14%) CloudBees
18 36 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
19 33 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 224 (6.72%) Firewall
2 223 (6.69%) DNS
3 159 (4.77%) Internet
4 144 (4.32%) TCP/IP
5 105 (3.15%) HTTP
6 96 (2.88%) SAN
7 91 (2.73%) VPN
8 77 (2.31%) DHCP
9 75 (2.25%) WAN
10 72 (2.16%) LAN
11 56 (1.68%) SMTP
12 51 (1.53%) NAS
13 46 (1.38%) VLAN
14 42 (1.26%) SSL
15 41 (1.23%) LDAP
16 33 (0.99%) Junos
17 31 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
17 31 (0.93%) SSH
18 30 (0.90%) Kerberos
19 27 (0.81%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 630 (18.89%) MySQL
2 368 (11.03%) NoSQL
3 352 (10.55%) SQL Server
4 343 (10.28%) MongoDB
5 250 (7.50%) Hadoop
6 249 (7.47%) Big Data
7 241 (7.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 186 (5.58%) Redis
9 183 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
10 170 (5.10%) Relational Database
11 91 (2.73%) Amazon RDS
12 77 (2.31%) Riak
13 73 (2.19%) Couchbase
14 58 (1.74%) RDBMS
15 40 (1.20%) MariaDB
16 39 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 32 (0.96%) HBase
18 28 (0.84%) Oracle Database
19 26 (0.78%) Apache Hive
19 26 (0.78%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 1296 (38.86%) Jenkins
2 866 (25.97%) Git (software)
3 365 (10.94%) TeamCity
4 319 (9.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 276 (8.28%) Maven
6 265 (7.95%) JIRA
7 236 (7.08%) Subversion
8 219 (6.57%) Vagrant
9 216 (6.48%) Octopus Deploy
10 201 (6.03%) Team Foundation Server
11 132 (3.96%) Hudson
12 114 (3.42%) Gradle
13 106 (3.18%) Ant
14 102 (3.06%) Selenium
15 91 (2.73%) GitLab
16 85 (2.55%) JUnit
17 82 (2.46%) Artifactory
18 79 (2.37%) gulp
19 78 (2.34%) Bitbucket
20 67 (2.01%) Travis CI
General
1 595 (17.84%) Finance
2 255 (7.65%) Telecoms
3 246 (7.38%) Marketing
4 205 (6.15%) Banking
5 156 (4.68%) Manufacturing
6 146 (4.38%) Electronics
7 129 (3.87%) Games
8 93 (2.79%) Retail
9 38 (1.14%) Law
10 30 (0.90%) Advertising
11 26 (0.78%) Financial Institution
12 24 (0.72%) Investment Banking
13 18 (0.54%) Automotive
14 17 (0.51%) Online Betting
15 14 (0.42%) Legal
16 10 (0.30%) Back Office
17 9 (0.27%) Publishing
18 8 (0.24%) Retail Banking
19 6 (0.18%) Front Office
20 2 (0.060%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 1393 (41.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 406 (12.17%) Linux Engineer
3 347 (10.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 346 (10.37%) Developer
5 284 (8.52%) AWS Engineer
6 274 (8.22%) Administrator
7 269 (8.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 246 (7.38%) AWS DevOps
9 244 (7.32%) Architect
10 224 (6.72%) Cloud Engineer
10 224 (6.72%) Systems Administrator
11 211 (6.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 185 (5.55%) Consultant
13 184 (5.52%) Linux Administrator
14 182 (5.46%) Senior DevOps
15 162 (4.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 146 (4.38%) Platform Engineer
17 136 (4.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 135 (4.05%) Automation Engineer
19 127 (3.81%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (9.57%) Web Services
2 309 (9.27%) .NET
3 233 (6.99%) LAMP
4 225 (6.75%) Node.js
5 193 (5.79%) AngularJS
6 181 (5.43%) RabbitMQ
7 180 (5.40%) HTML
8 156 (4.68%) React
9 153 (4.59%) Elastic Stack
10 141 (4.23%) CSS
10 141 (4.23%) Kafka
11 117 (3.51%) REST
12 101 (3.03%) RESTful
13 95 (2.85%) Spring
14 89 (2.67%) HTML5
15 78 (2.34%) LEMP Stack
16 72 (2.16%) JSON
17 62 (1.86%) SOAP
18 60 (1.80%) ASP.NET
19 56 (1.68%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 262 (7.86%) Public Cloud
2 241 (7.23%) Data Centre
3 160 (4.80%) Computer Science
4 119 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
5 117 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
6 112 (3.36%) Fintech
7 104 (3.12%) Private Cloud
8 95 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
9 91 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
10 84 (2.52%) Hybrid Cloud
11 66 (1.98%) Replication
12 51 (1.53%) Clustering
13 48 (1.44%) User Experience
14 46 (1.38%) Management Information System
15 41 (1.23%) Mobile App
16 31 (0.93%) Virtual Team
17 29 (0.87%) Algorithms
17 29 (0.87%) Online Banking
18 27 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
19 24 (0.72%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 2285 (68.52%) Linux
2 842 (25.25%) Windows
3 627 (18.80%) Unix
4 452 (13.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 361 (10.82%) CentOS
6 267 (8.01%) Ubuntu
7 250 (7.50%) Windows Server
8 110 (3.30%) Debian
9 72 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 71 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 59 (1.77%) CoreOS
11 59 (1.77%) Solaris
12 44 (1.32%) Android
13 43 (1.29%) Apple iOS
14 37 (1.11%) AIX
15 24 (0.72%) SUSE
16 17 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
16 17 (0.51%) VMS
17 16 (0.48%) Mac OS X
17 16 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2430 (72.86%) DevOps
2 1225 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
3 1081 (32.41%) Configuration Management
4 987 (29.60%) Continuous Integration
5 464 (13.91%) Scrum
6 459 (13.76%) Open Source
7 425 (12.74%) Continuous Delivery
8 363 (10.88%) TDD
9 333 (9.99%) Software Engineering
10 282 (8.46%) Test Automation
11 219 (6.57%) High Availability
12 209 (6.27%) Microservices
13 206 (6.18%) Mentoring
14 202 (6.06%) ITIL
15 193 (5.79%) E-Commerce
16 189 (5.67%) Kanban
16 189 (5.67%) Migration
17 177 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
18 173 (5.19%) BDD
19 171 (5.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1768 (53.01%) Python
2 1131 (33.91%) Bash Shell
3 1032 (30.94%) Ruby
4 983 (29.48%) Java
5 708 (21.23%) Perl
6 669 (20.06%) PowerShell
7 608 (18.23%) SQL
8 420 (12.59%) PHP
9 359 (10.76%) JavaScript
10 343 (10.28%) C#
10 343 (10.28%) Shell Script
11 259 (7.77%) Go
12 202 (6.06%) C++
13 90 (2.70%) Scala
14 84 (2.52%) Groovy
15 78 (2.34%) C
16 40 (1.20%) PHP 7
17 36 (1.08%) XPath
18 34 (1.02%) Jython
19 33 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 280 (8.40%) Degree
2 85 (2.55%) Security Cleared
3 83 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 59 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 53 (1.59%) AWS Certification
6 48 (1.44%) SC Cleared
7 29 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (0.84%) Master's Degree
9 27 (0.81%) MCSE
10 24 (0.72%) RHCE
11 22 (0.66%) MCSD
11 22 (0.66%) PMI Certification
12 21 (0.63%) CCNA
13 19 (0.57%) MySQL Certification
14 14 (0.42%) DV Cleared
15 13 (0.39%) A+ Certification
16 12 (0.36%) CCNP
17 10 (0.30%) CISSP
18 9 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
18 9 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (6.42%) QA
2 52 (1.56%) GCP
3 41 (1.23%) SLA
4 36 (1.08%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.54%) ISO 9001
5 18 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.15%) COBIT
6 5 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.12%) DICOM
7 4 (0.12%) HL7
7 4 (0.12%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.060%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.060%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.060%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.030%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.030%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.030%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1361 (40.81%) Docker
2 326 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 199 (5.97%) Active Directory
4 176 (5.28%) vSphere
5 174 (5.22%) Hyper-V
6 165 (4.95%) Xen
7 139 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
8 106 (3.18%) XenServer
9 83 (2.49%) KVM
10 56 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
11 46 (1.38%) VirtualBox
12 31 (0.93%) etcd
13 29 (0.87%) LXC
13 29 (0.87%) Varnish
14 28 (0.84%) NFS
15 24 (0.72%) flannel
16 22 (0.66%) iptables
17 21 (0.63%) vCloud
18 19 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 12 (0.36%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2794 (83.78%) Puppet
2 1959 (58.74%) Ansible
3 510 (15.29%) Kubernetes
4 404 (12.11%) Terraform
5 331 (9.93%) Nagios
6 299 (8.97%) Salt
7 129 (3.87%) Cobbler
8 126 (3.78%) ZABBIX
9 106 (3.18%) Packer
10 99 (2.97%) logstash
10 99 (2.97%) Mesos
11 95 (2.85%) Tivoli
12 91 (2.73%) Grafana
13 84 (2.52%) Rundeck
14 81 (2.43%) Graphite
15 78 (2.34%) Kibana
16 74 (2.22%) CFEngine
17 55 (1.65%) SCCM
18 44 (1.32%) SCOM
19 41 (1.23%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 586 (17.57%) Red Hat
2 529 (15.86%) VMware
3 383 (11.48%) Microsoft
4 335 (10.04%) Oracle
5 268 (8.04%) Google
6 218 (6.54%) SaltStack
7 163 (4.89%) Splunk
8 148 (4.44%) Cisco
9 140 (4.20%) SAP
10 121 (3.63%) New Relic
11 109 (3.27%) IBM
12 96 (2.88%) AppDynamics
13 94 (2.82%) EnterpriseDB
14 76 (2.28%) Rackspace
15 72 (2.16%) HP
16 67 (2.01%) Atlassian
17 65 (1.95%) CA
18 53 (1.59%) XebiaLabs
19 52 (1.56%) Citrix
20 41 (1.23%) Dynatrace