Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 244 205 178
Rank change year-on-year -39 -27 +19
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 659 2,424 3,240
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.34% 1.72% 1.95%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.25% 13.18% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 557 1,853 2,644
Median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £91,200 £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 7,990 18,395 17,493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.30% 13.05% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6,547 13,828 13,935
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,500 £31,550
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -34 602 £62,500 -3.85% 174
London -53 347 £70,000 -5.08% 91
UK excluding London -10 298 £55,000 - 97
North of England +79 127 £55,000 +3.87% 38
Yorkshire +96 74 £55,000 +10.00% 15
Work from Home -28 73 £57,500 -11.54% 25
North West +58 48 £54,250 -8.05% 22
South East +23 43 £67,500 +8.00% 8
Scotland -5 38 £47,500 -9.52% 8
South West +53 32 £60,000 +20.00% 11
Midlands +91 29 £50,000 -9.09% 18
West Midlands +81 26 £50,000 -4.76% 9
East of England +82 22 £55,000 -15.38% 8
Wales +40 6 £50,000 +11.11% 4
North East +19 5 £55,000 +10.00% 1
East Midlands +65 3 £53,750 -4.02% 9
Northern Ireland +5 1 £50,000 -41.18% 2

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 509 (77.24%) Puppet
2 483 (73.29%) Ansible
3 451 (68.44%) DevOps
4 428 (64.95%) AWS
5 387 (58.73%) Docker
6 360 (54.63%) Kubernetes
7 351 (53.26%) Terraform
8 328 (49.77%) Python
9 309 (46.89%) Linux
10 294 (44.61%) Azure
11 268 (40.67%) Jenkins
12 247 (37.48%) Configuration Management
13 220 (33.38%) Agile Software Development
14 196 (29.74%) Java
15 177 (26.86%) PowerShell
16 170 (25.80%) Infrastructure as Code
17 154 (23.37%) AWS CloudFormation
18 147 (22.31%) Windows
19 143 (21.70%) Git (software)
19 143 (21.70%) Bash Shell
20 142 (21.55%) Continuous Integration
21 129 (19.58%) GCP
22 125 (18.97%) Finance
23 114 (17.30%) Microsoft
24 112 (17.00%) Go
25 111 (16.84%) Ruby
26 102 (15.48%) SQL
27 97 (14.72%) PaaS
28 94 (14.26%) IaaS
29 93 (14.11%) Fintech

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 58 (8.80%) Elasticsearch
2 36 (5.46%) IIS
3 32 (4.86%) Confluence
4 28 (4.25%) Apache
5 22 (3.34%) Skype for Business
6 18 (2.73%) JBoss
6 18 (2.73%) OpenStack
7 14 (2.12%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.67%) Apache Spark
8 11 (1.67%) WebSphere
9 9 (1.37%) nginx
10 7 (1.06%) GlassFish
11 6 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.61%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.46%) WildFly
15 1 (0.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
15 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (3.34%) Microsoft Office
1 22 (3.34%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (2.73%) SAP Hybris
2 7 (1.06%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 6 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.76%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 428 (64.95%) AWS
2 294 (44.61%) Azure
3 154 (23.37%) AWS CloudFormation
4 129 (19.58%) GCP
5 97 (14.72%) PaaS
6 94 (14.26%) IaaS
7 86 (13.05%) SaaS
8 68 (10.32%) Office 365
9 64 (9.71%) Serverless
10 49 (7.44%) Azure Active Directory
10 49 (7.44%) Slack
11 42 (6.37%) Amazon S3
12 36 (5.46%) Amazon EC2
13 35 (5.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 34 (5.16%) Route 53
15 29 (4.40%) GitHub
16 27 (4.10%) AWS Lambda
17 25 (3.79%) OpenShift
18 23 (3.49%) Amazon ECS
19 21 (3.19%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (10.47%) DNS
2 61 (9.26%) Firewall
3 39 (5.92%) TCP/IP
4 35 (5.31%) VPN
5 32 (4.86%) Network Security
6 28 (4.25%) WAN
7 26 (3.95%) Wireless
8 25 (3.79%) DHCP
9 24 (3.64%) LAN
10 23 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
11 22 (3.34%) BGP
11 22 (3.34%) IPsec
11 22 (3.34%) MPLS
11 22 (3.34%) MRTG
11 22 (3.34%) OSPF
11 22 (3.34%) RIP
11 22 (3.34%) SNMP
11 22 (3.34%) TACACS
11 22 (3.34%) VoIP
11 22 (3.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (12.14%) SQL Server
2 67 (10.17%) MySQL
3 33 (5.01%) Redis
4 29 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (4.25%) NoSQL
6 23 (3.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 22 (3.34%) MongoDB
8 21 (3.19%) MariaDB
9 20 (3.03%) Relational Database
10 16 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (2.28%) Amazon RDS
12 14 (2.12%) Big Data
13 10 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
14 8 (1.21%) Cosmos DB
15 7 (1.06%) Amazon Athena
15 7 (1.06%) Apache Ignite
15 7 (1.06%) Flink
15 7 (1.06%) Hadoop
15 7 (1.06%) SAP HANA
15 7 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 268 (40.67%) Jenkins
2 143 (21.70%) Git (software)
3 66 (10.02%) TeamCity
4 60 (9.10%) JIRA
5 58 (8.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 49 (7.44%) Bitbucket
7 48 (7.28%) GitLab
8 45 (6.83%) Octopus Deploy
9 38 (5.77%) Selenium
10 33 (5.01%) Cucumber
11 29 (4.40%) Maven
12 25 (3.79%) Subversion
12 25 (3.79%) Travis CI
13 22 (3.34%) JUnit
14 21 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
15 19 (2.88%) Vagrant
16 18 (2.73%) Sonatype Nexus
17 15 (2.28%) Artifactory
18 13 (1.97%) CircleCI
19 12 (1.82%) Mockito
General
1 125 (18.97%) Finance
2 39 (5.92%) Banking
3 29 (4.40%) Law
4 18 (2.73%) Games
5 14 (2.12%) Marketing
6 8 (1.21%) Advertising
7 5 (0.76%) Public Sector
8 4 (0.61%) Automotive
9 3 (0.46%) Retail
10 2 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.30%) Military
10 2 (0.30%) Publishing
11 1 (0.15%) German Language
11 1 (0.15%) Legal
11 1 (0.15%) Local Government
11 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 263 (39.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 89 (13.51%) AWS Engineer
3 75 (11.38%) AWS DevOps
4 64 (9.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 62 (9.41%) Developer
6 48 (7.28%) Platform Engineer
6 48 (7.28%) Senior DevOps
7 46 (6.98%) Azure Engineer
8 40 (6.07%) Cloud Engineer
9 37 (5.61%) Architect
10 36 (5.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 33 (5.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 32 (4.86%) Linux Engineer
13 28 (4.25%) Site Reliability Engineer
14 25 (3.79%) Administrator
15 24 (3.64%) IT Engineer
16 23 (3.49%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 23 (3.49%) Site Engineer
17 22 (3.34%) Network Engineer
18 21 (3.19%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (11.08%) Web Services
2 48 (7.28%) Elastic Stack
3 47 (7.13%) Node.js
4 39 (5.92%) .NET
5 32 (4.86%) React
5 32 (4.86%) Spring
6 22 (3.34%) AngularJS
6 22 (3.34%) Spring Boot
7 21 (3.19%) REST
8 20 (3.03%) Kafka
9 18 (2.73%) Java EE
10 14 (2.12%) HTML
10 14 (2.12%) LAMP
10 14 (2.12%) RESTful
11 12 (1.82%) CSS
11 12 (1.82%) JMS
12 11 (1.67%) HTML5
12 11 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
12 11 (1.67%) XML
12 11 (1.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.62%) Cloud Native
2 54 (8.19%) Public Cloud
3 32 (4.86%) Data Centre
4 21 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.19%) Social Network
4 21 (3.19%) Virtual Team
5 20 (3.03%) User Experience
6 16 (2.43%) FMCG
7 15 (2.28%) Hedge funds
8 14 (2.12%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (2.12%) Hybrid Cloud
8 14 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
9 13 (1.97%) Enterprise Cloud
10 11 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 8 (1.21%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (0.76%) Blog
13 5 (0.76%) Derivative
13 5 (0.76%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 309 (46.89%) Linux
2 147 (22.31%) Windows
3 57 (8.65%) Windows Server
4 41 (6.22%) Unix
5 34 (5.16%) CentOS
6 32 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (3.79%) Mac OS X
8 16 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (2.12%) Ubuntu
10 13 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (1.82%) Debian
11 12 (1.82%) Mesosphere
12 11 (1.67%) VMS
13 9 (1.37%) FreeBSD
13 9 (1.37%) Windows 10
14 7 (1.06%) FreeNAS
14 7 (1.06%) Windows Server 2016
15 6 (0.91%) CoreOS
16 5 (0.76%) zOS
17 4 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (68.44%) DevOps
2 247 (37.48%) Configuration Management
3 220 (33.38%) Agile Software Development
4 170 (25.80%) Infrastructure as Code
5 142 (21.55%) Continuous Integration
6 93 (14.11%) Fintech
7 92 (13.96%) Deployment Automation
8 90 (13.66%) Scrum
9 80 (12.14%) Microservices
10 73 (11.08%) Test Automation
11 68 (10.32%) Migration
12 67 (10.17%) Infrastructure Automation
13 63 (9.56%) Problem-Solving
14 59 (8.95%) Continuous Delivery
15 57 (8.65%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 56 (8.50%) High Availability
17 54 (8.19%) Open Source
17 54 (8.19%) TDD
18 52 (7.89%) SDLC
19 50 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 328 (49.77%) Python
2 196 (29.74%) Java
3 177 (26.86%) PowerShell
4 143 (21.70%) Bash Shell
5 112 (17.00%) Go
6 111 (16.84%) Ruby
7 102 (15.48%) SQL
8 91 (13.81%) JavaScript
9 76 (11.53%) C#
10 29 (4.40%) Groovy
11 26 (3.95%) PHP
12 21 (3.19%) Shell Script
13 18 (2.73%) Java 8
14 14 (2.12%) C++
15 13 (1.97%) C
16 12 (1.82%) TypeScript
17 11 (1.67%) Perl
17 11 (1.67%) T-SQL
18 10 (1.52%) Scala
19 8 (1.21%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 54 (8.19%) Degree
2 30 (4.55%) AWS Certification
3 29 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (3.64%) Security Cleared
5 21 (3.19%) CCNA
6 19 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (2.12%) SC Cleared
9 12 (1.82%) CCNP
10 9 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (1.21%) DV Cleared
11 8 (1.21%) MCSA
12 7 (1.06%) MCP
13 6 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.61%) OCP
14 4 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
15 3 (0.46%) CISSP
15 3 (0.46%) MCITP
15 3 (0.46%) MCSE
15 3 (0.46%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.79%) QA
2 15 (2.28%) SLA
3 7 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.76%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) FedRAMP
6 1 (0.15%) GDPR
6 1 (0.15%) NIST
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 387 (58.73%) Docker
2 93 (14.11%) Active Directory
3 55 (8.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (5.61%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.67%) KVM
6 10 (1.52%) VirtualBox
7 9 (1.37%) vSphere
8 5 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.61%) XenApp
9 4 (0.61%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.46%) LXC
10 3 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.30%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.30%) Xen
12 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.15%) iptables
12 1 (0.15%) NFS
12 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 509 (77.24%) Puppet
2 483 (73.29%) Ansible
3 360 (54.63%) Kubernetes
4 351 (53.26%) Terraform
5 41 (6.22%) Nagios
5 41 (6.22%) Prometheus
6 33 (5.01%) SCCM
7 28 (4.25%) Salt
8 24 (3.64%) Istio
9 23 (3.49%) Grafana
10 21 (3.19%) SCVMM
11 20 (3.03%) Consul
12 19 (2.88%) Kibana
13 18 (2.73%) Docker Swarm
14 16 (2.43%) Single Sign-On
15 15 (2.28%) logstash
16 14 (2.12%) Microsoft Intune
16 14 (2.12%) Packer
17 12 (1.82%) Automic
18 11 (1.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 114 (17.30%) Microsoft
2 79 (11.99%) VMware
3 57 (8.65%) Cisco
4 53 (8.04%) Google
5 52 (7.89%) Oracle
6 36 (5.46%) New Relic
7 34 (5.16%) Splunk
8 32 (4.86%) SaltStack
9 30 (4.55%) Red Hat
10 28 (4.25%) SAP
11 26 (3.95%) Palo Alto
12 22 (3.34%) Avaya
12 22 (3.34%) Riverbed
13 21 (3.19%) HP
14 19 (2.88%) hybris
14 19 (2.88%) IBM
15 18 (2.73%) Adobe
15 18 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
16 13 (1.97%) Atlassian
17 12 (1.82%) Citrix