Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 90 94
Rank change year-on-year +16 +4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 21 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.29% 0.099% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.00% 2.50% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 3
Watford median annual salary £65,000 - £65,000
10th Percentile £62,500 - £62,500
90th Percentile £83,250 - £81,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +23.81% +16.67% -21.74%

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 advertised in Watford with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 100 40 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 10.88% 3.95% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 59 39 89
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -6.25% -12.73%
10th Percentile £30,400 £25,550 £31,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -3.06%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Watford

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Watford.

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in Watford

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Watford over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Opscode Chef in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 across the Watford region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 16 (76.19%) Linux
2 14 (66.67%) Puppet
2 14 (66.67%) Ansible
3 12 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (57.14%) Windows
4 11 (52.38%) VMware
5 10 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (47.62%) Xen
5 10 (47.62%) PCI DSS
5 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (47.62%) SaaS
5 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
5 10 (47.62%) Analytical Thinking
6 9 (42.86%) DevOps
6 9 (42.86%) Unix
7 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (33.33%) ITIL
7 7 (33.33%) MCSE
7 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 7 (33.33%) MCITP
8 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
8 6 (28.57%) Ruby
9 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
9 5 (23.81%) Wireless
9 5 (23.81%) VPN
9 5 (23.81%) DNS
9 5 (23.81%) VoIP
9 5 (23.81%) DHCP

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 4 (19.05%) WordPress
2 3 (14.29%) Apache
2 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.52%) JBoss
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) SaaS
2 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
3 2 (9.52%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (9.52%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (9.52%) PaaS
3 2 (9.52%) Route 53
3 2 (9.52%) Serverless
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (23.81%) DHCP
2 5 (23.81%) DNS
2 5 (23.81%) VoIP
2 5 (23.81%) VPN
2 5 (23.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (19.05%) RSpec
General
1 4 (19.05%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Cloud Engineer
1 8 (38.10%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Ruby Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
1 4 (19.05%) Haml
1 4 (19.05%) RESTful
1 4 (19.05%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (19.05%) Sass
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
4 9 (42.86%) Unix
5 4 (19.05%) Mac OS X
6 3 (14.29%) CentOS
7 2 (9.52%) DC/OS
7 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Analytical Thinking
2 9 (42.86%) DevOps
3 7 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) BDD
4 4 (19.05%) Front End Development
4 4 (19.05%) SEO
4 4 (19.05%) TDD
4 4 (19.05%) Workflow
5 3 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (9.52%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.52%) Release Management
6 2 (9.52%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (9.52%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 6 (28.57%) Ruby
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) PHP
3 2 (9.52%) Python
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) MCITP
1 7 (33.33%) MCSE
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (19.05%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (47.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (47.62%) Xen
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Docker
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (66.67%) Ansible
1 14 (66.67%) Puppet
2 4 (19.05%) Capistrano
3 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
3 2 (9.52%) Marathon
3 2 (9.52%) Mesos
3 2 (9.52%) Salt
3 2 (9.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) VMware
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix