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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 242 311
Rank change year-on-year +53 +69  
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 1491 1475 1114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.75% 1.42% 1.03%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.25% 17.55% 13.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1275 1280 892
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -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 7017 8404 8048
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.23% 8.08% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5696 6774 6405
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Opscode Chef in the UK

Opscode Chef
Top 30 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 28 March 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 +50 1431 £57,500 +4.54% 242
London +22 762 £65,000 +4.00% 133
South East +77 207 £50,000 -2.43% 37
North West +52 121 £52,500 +16.66% 16
Yorkshire -36 117 £55,000 +15.78% 30
Manchester +31 107 £52,500 +20.00% 14
City of London -13 96 £65,000 - 31
Berkshire +84 88 £51,250 -6.81% 10
West Yorkshire -16 83 £55,000 +22.22% 25
East of England +34 82 £47,500 - 10
Leeds +1 81 £55,000 +15.78% 24
South West +68 71 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Reading +51 46 £45,000 -10.00% 6
West Midlands +65 45 £36,000 -1.36% 11
Surrey +51 41 £47,500 -9.52% 9
Bristol +33 38 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Hertfordshire +33 38 £47,500 - 6
Hampshire +21 33 £62,500 +13.63% 8
Scotland +39 31 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Cambridgeshire +26 30 £48,000 +12.94% 3
Cambridge +16 29 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Edinburgh +32 26 £52,500 -22.22% 9
Buckinghamshire +20 24 £55,000 +10.00% 3
East Midlands +5 22 £47,500 - 1
North Yorkshire +5 19 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Solihull - 19 £36,000 - 2
Milton Keynes +8 16 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Slough +37 15 £63,750 -1.92% 1
Coventry +32 15 £57,500 - 2
Portsmouth - 15 £57,500 - 1

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 2621 (83.26%) Puppet
2 2250 (71.47%) DevOps
3 2157 (68.52%) Linux
4 1795 (57.02%) Ansible
5 1660 (52.73%) Python
6 1624 (51.59%) Amazon AWS
7 1203 (38.21%) Jenkins
8 1145 (36.37%) Agile Software Development
9 1093 (34.72%) Configuration Management
10 1065 (33.83%) Continuous Integration
11 1055 (33.51%) Ruby
12 1000 (31.77%) Docker
13 975 (30.97%) Bash Shell
14 939 (29.83%) Java
15 841 (26.72%) Git (software)
16 777 (24.68%) Windows
17 719 (22.84%) Microsoft Azure
18 659 (20.93%) Perl
19 598 (19.00%) PowerShell
20 561 (17.82%) Scrum
21 558 (17.73%) Unix
22 529 (16.80%) MySQL
23 521 (16.55%) SQL
24 472 (14.99%) VMware
25 468 (14.87%) Red Hat
26 449 (14.26%) Finance
27 426 (13.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
28 409 (12.99%) TeamCity
29 407 (12.93%) OpenStack
30 401 (12.74%) Web Services

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
1 407 (12.93%) OpenStack
2 368 (11.69%) Apache
3 328 (10.42%) Elasticsearch
4 285 (9.05%) IIS
5 244 (7.75%) Tomcat
6 221 (7.02%) WebSphere
7 203 (6.45%) nginx
8 182 (5.78%) Apache Spark
9 179 (5.69%) WebLogic
10 177 (5.62%) JBoss
11 137 (4.35%) Apache Solr
12 127 (4.03%) CloudStack
13 92 (2.92%) Confluence
14 77 (2.45%) Jetty
15 48 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
16 32 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
17 28 (0.89%) NServiceBus
18 24 (0.76%) CMS
19 23 (0.73%) MS Exchange
20 22 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 98 (3.11%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.54%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.095%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.032%) Autodesk Flame
5 1 (0.032%) Houdini
5 1 (0.032%) Maya
5 1 (0.032%) Mingle
5 1 (0.032%) MS Office
5 1 (0.032%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.032%) NUKE
5 1 (0.032%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.22%) Magento
5 6 (0.19%) Eloqua
5 6 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.095%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.064%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.064%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.064%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.032%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.032%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.032%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1624 (51.59%) Amazon AWS
2 719 (22.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 187 (5.94%) SaaS
4 173 (5.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 165 (5.24%) Amazon EC2
6 126 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 122 (3.88%) PaaS
8 116 (3.68%) GitHub
9 114 (3.62%) IaaS
10 105 (3.34%) Amazon S3
11 65 (2.06%) CloudBees
12 58 (1.84%) Office 365
13 50 (1.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 45 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
15 38 (1.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 37 (1.18%) Amazon ELB
17 36 (1.14%) OpenShift
18 32 (1.02%) Sumo Logic
18 32 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 31 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 198 (6.29%) Firewall
2 149 (4.73%) DNS
3 146 (4.64%) TCP/IP
4 104 (3.30%) Internet
5 86 (2.73%) HTTP
5 86 (2.73%) SAN
6 66 (2.10%) LDAP
7 64 (2.03%) DHCP
8 60 (1.91%) NAS
9 58 (1.84%) WAN
10 49 (1.56%) VPN
11 44 (1.40%) LAN
12 41 (1.30%) Kerberos
13 39 (1.24%) SMTP
14 35 (1.11%) 3G
14 35 (1.11%) 4G
14 35 (1.11%) GSM
14 35 (1.11%) OpenFlow
15 34 (1.08%) VLAN
16 28 (0.89%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 529 (16.80%) MySQL
2 394 (12.52%) NoSQL
3 328 (10.42%) SQL Server
4 327 (10.39%) MongoDB
5 273 (8.67%) Hadoop
6 240 (7.62%) Big Data
7 220 (6.99%) Redis
8 206 (6.54%) Apache Cassandra
9 189 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
10 126 (4.00%) Relational Database
11 111 (3.53%) Couchbase
12 102 (3.24%) Amazon RDS
13 86 (2.73%) Riak
14 58 (1.84%) HBase
15 45 (1.43%) RavenDB
16 41 (1.30%) RDBMS
17 37 (1.18%) CouchDB
18 32 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 30 (0.95%) Event Store
20 25 (0.79%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1203 (38.21%) Jenkins
2 841 (26.72%) Git (software)
3 426 (13.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 409 (12.99%) TeamCity
5 304 (9.66%) JIRA
6 299 (9.50%) Octopus Deploy
7 292 (9.28%) Subversion
8 285 (9.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 282 (8.96%) Vagrant
10 200 (6.35%) Hudson
11 185 (5.88%) Maven
12 138 (4.38%) MSBuild
13 131 (4.16%) Selenium
14 109 (3.46%) GoCD
15 104 (3.30%) Ant
16 79 (2.51%) Travis CI
17 78 (2.48%) HP UFT
18 72 (2.29%) ClearCase
19 60 (1.91%) JUnit
20 59 (1.87%) GitLab
General
1 449 (14.26%) Finance
2 281 (8.93%) Banking
3 167 (5.30%) Retail
4 122 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 113 (3.59%) Games
5 113 (3.59%) Marketing
6 47 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 36 (1.14%) Advertising
8 31 (0.98%) Electronics
9 24 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 14 (0.44%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.41%) Law
12 11 (0.35%) Front Office
12 11 (0.35%) Publishing
13 7 (0.22%) Back Office
13 7 (0.22%) Online Betting
14 5 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
15 4 (0.13%) Legal
16 3 (0.095%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.032%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1262 (40.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 502 (15.95%) Developer
3 377 (11.98%) Linux Engineer
4 294 (9.34%) Administrator
5 285 (9.05%) AWS Engineer
6 278 (8.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 259 (8.23%) Systems Administrator
8 226 (7.18%) AWS DevOps
9 223 (7.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 204 (6.48%) Senior DevOps
11 173 (5.50%) Linux Administrator
12 171 (5.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 170 (5.40%) Cloud Engineer
14 164 (5.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 153 (4.86%) Java Developer
16 150 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
17 148 (4.70%) Architect
18 147 (4.67%) Senior Developer
19 145 (4.61%) Consultant
20 142 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 401 (12.74%) Web Services
2 385 (12.23%) .NET
3 256 (8.13%) AngularJS
4 244 (7.75%) Node.js
5 209 (6.64%) Elastic Stack
6 208 (6.61%) HTML
7 190 (6.04%) LAMP
8 178 (5.65%) CSS
9 165 (5.24%) React
10 140 (4.45%) REST
11 108 (3.43%) ASP.NET
12 104 (3.30%) HTML5
13 89 (2.83%) jQuery
14 88 (2.80%) RESTful
15 86 (2.73%) Ruby on Rails
16 85 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
17 81 (2.57%) Kafka
18 77 (2.45%) Lucene
19 76 (2.41%) RabbitMQ
20 75 (2.38%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 166 (5.27%) Computer Science
2 135 (4.29%) Data Centre
3 93 (2.95%) Public Cloud
4 87 (2.76%) User Experience
5 64 (2.03%) Fintech
6 54 (1.72%) Private Cloud
7 52 (1.65%) Clustering
8 48 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
9 47 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
10 44 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
10 44 (1.40%) Mobile App
11 43 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
12 38 (1.21%) Management Information System
13 37 (1.18%) Online Banking
14 36 (1.14%) Algorithms
15 32 (1.02%) PKI
16 28 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 28 (0.89%) Hedge funds
17 25 (0.79%) Blog
17 25 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2157 (68.52%) Linux
2 777 (24.68%) Windows
3 558 (17.73%) Unix
4 394 (12.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 340 (10.80%) CentOS
6 279 (8.86%) Windows Server
7 258 (8.20%) Ubuntu
8 119 (3.78%) Debian
9 91 (2.89%) CoreOS
10 90 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 83 (2.64%) Android
12 82 (2.60%) Apple iOS
13 52 (1.65%) Solaris
14 41 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
15 23 (0.73%) SUSE
16 22 (0.70%) Fedora
17 21 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
18 16 (0.51%) VMS
19 9 (0.29%) Mac OS
20 8 (0.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2250 (71.47%) DevOps
2 1145 (36.37%) Agile Software Development
3 1093 (34.72%) Configuration Management
4 1065 (33.83%) Continuous Integration
5 561 (17.82%) Scrum
6 351 (11.15%) Open Source
7 340 (10.80%) TDD
8 331 (10.51%) Continuous Delivery
9 298 (9.47%) Software Engineering
10 211 (6.70%) Mentoring
11 203 (6.45%) DSDM
12 201 (6.39%) Microservices
13 200 (6.35%) E-Commerce
14 199 (6.32%) ITIL
15 190 (6.04%) SDLC
16 184 (5.84%) Kanban
17 172 (5.46%) OO
18 170 (5.40%) RUP
19 157 (4.99%) High Availability
20 150 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1660 (52.73%) Python
2 1055 (33.51%) Ruby
3 975 (30.97%) Bash Shell
4 939 (29.83%) Java
5 659 (20.93%) Perl
6 598 (19.00%) PowerShell
7 521 (16.55%) SQL
8 377 (11.98%) JavaScript
9 340 (10.80%) C#
10 323 (10.26%) PHP
11 243 (7.72%) Shell Script
12 221 (7.02%) Go
13 164 (5.21%) C++
14 139 (4.42%) Scala
15 115 (3.65%) C
16 79 (2.51%) Groovy
17 42 (1.33%) Korn
18 33 (1.05%) T-SQL
18 33 (1.05%) XPath
19 31 (0.98%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 261 (8.29%) Degree
2 72 (2.29%) AWS Certification
3 62 (1.97%) Security Cleared
4 35 (1.11%) CCNA
4 35 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (0.57%) SC Cleared
8 17 (0.54%) RHCE
9 15 (0.48%) CCNP
10 13 (0.41%) ISEB
10 13 (0.41%) ISTQB
11 11 (0.35%) DBS Check
11 11 (0.35%) RHCSA
12 10 (0.32%) DV Cleared
12 10 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.32%) MCSE
13 8 (0.25%) VCDX
14 7 (0.22%) A+ Certification
15 6 (0.19%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (4.10%) QA
2 44 (1.40%) PCI DSS
3 43 (1.37%) SLA
4 33 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (0.64%) GCP
6 3 (0.095%) DICOM
6 3 (0.095%) HL7
7 2 (0.064%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.064%) SDET
8 1 (0.032%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.032%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1000 (31.77%) Docker
2 329 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 203 (6.45%) vSphere
4 190 (6.04%) Xen
5 174 (5.53%) Active Directory
6 129 (4.10%) XenServer
7 107 (3.40%) KVM
8 106 (3.37%) Hyper-V
9 58 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
10 46 (1.46%) vCloud
11 36 (1.14%) Varnish
12 35 (1.11%) NFS
13 27 (0.86%) LXC
14 25 (0.79%) VirtualBox
15 22 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
16 18 (0.57%) VMware ESX
17 17 (0.54%) HDFS
18 15 (0.48%) Ceph
18 15 (0.48%) etcd
19 14 (0.44%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2621 (83.26%) Puppet
2 1795 (57.02%) Ansible
3 362 (11.50%) Salt
4 342 (10.86%) Nagios
5 281 (8.93%) Terraform
6 254 (8.07%) Kubernetes
7 144 (4.57%) logstash
8 140 (4.45%) Kibana
9 136 (4.32%) Graphite
10 121 (3.84%) Cobbler
11 108 (3.43%) Tivoli
12 84 (2.67%) Mesos
13 81 (2.57%) CFEngine
14 72 (2.29%) ZABBIX
15 70 (2.22%) Packer
16 51 (1.62%) Rundeck
17 43 (1.37%) Grafana
18 42 (1.33%) HAProxy
19 39 (1.24%) Opsview
20 33 (1.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 472 (14.99%) VMware
2 468 (14.87%) Red Hat
3 372 (11.82%) Oracle
4 315 (10.01%) Microsoft
5 206 (6.54%) Google
6 162 (5.15%) New Relic
7 161 (5.11%) SaltStack
8 153 (4.86%) Splunk
9 116 (3.68%) EnterpriseDB
10 113 (3.59%) Cisco
11 110 (3.49%) Atlassian
12 104 (3.30%) AppDynamics
13 78 (2.48%) HP
14 72 (2.29%) IBM
15 58 (1.84%) Rackspace
16 56 (1.78%) CA
17 55 (1.75%) Dynatrace
18 41 (1.30%) Cognizant
19 38 (1.21%) Citrix
20 34 (1.08%) EMC
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £65000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Send
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum Full Benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: circa £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Salary Dependent on experience plus 15% flexible benefits package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Send
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £39,489 - 59,235 per year + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits, 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits and excellent incentiv
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago