Period
to 25 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 226 224 231
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 +81
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 61 90 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.93% 0.85%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.60% 10.92% 13.06%
Number of salaries quoted 47 78 88
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +36.99%
10th Percentile £43,750 £32,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £78,750 £69,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 803 824 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.04% 8.55% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 543 504 454
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -6.98%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,875 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in the West Midlands

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in the West Midlands

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Opscode Chef in the West Midlands

Opscode Chef
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 April 2019. 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
Birmingham +36 37 £57,500 -4.17% 1
Coventry -1 4 £48,750 +8.33%
Worcestershire - 4 £50,000 -
Shropshire -9 3 £55,000 -18.52%
Solihull -13 2 £57,500 +64.29%
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 54 (88.52%) Puppet
2 46 (75.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (73.77%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (70.49%) DevOps
5 35 (57.38%) Docker
6 34 (55.74%) Linux
7 33 (54.10%) Python
7 33 (54.10%) Jenkins
8 32 (52.46%) Ansible
9 29 (47.54%) Kubernetes
9 29 (47.54%) Configuration Management
10 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (40.98%) Terraform
12 24 (39.34%) Bash Shell
13 21 (34.43%) Public Cloud
14 19 (31.15%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (31.15%) SQL
15 17 (27.87%) Windows
15 17 (27.87%) PaaS
15 17 (27.87%) IaaS
16 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
16 16 (26.23%) Git (software)
17 14 (22.95%) Google
17 14 (22.95%) SaaS
17 14 (22.95%) Google Cloud Platform
18 13 (21.31%) PowerShell
18 13 (21.31%) Unix
19 12 (19.67%) Perl
19 12 (19.67%) PHP
20 11 (18.03%) Oracle

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 11 (18.03%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.84%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.28%) Anypoint
3 2 (3.28%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.28%) Mule
4 1 (1.64%) CMS
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
4 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 46 (75.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (73.77%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (27.87%) IaaS
3 17 (27.87%) PaaS
4 14 (22.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (22.95%) SaaS
5 11 (18.03%) Office 365
6 10 (16.39%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (13.11%) GitHub
7 8 (13.11%) Serverless
8 6 (9.84%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (9.84%) Azure Functions
8 6 (9.84%) Azure Machine Learning
9 4 (6.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (6.56%) Datadog
10 2 (3.28%) Amazon S3
10 2 (3.28%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (3.28%) Force.com
10 2 (3.28%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (3.28%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.84%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (9.84%) Remote Desktop
2 6 (9.84%) Skype
3 5 (8.20%) NAS
3 5 (8.20%) SAN
4 4 (6.56%) Network Security
5 1 (1.64%) DNS
5 1 (1.64%) Firewall
5 1 (1.64%) ICMP
5 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (8.20%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.64%) MySQL
5 1 (1.64%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 33 (54.10%) Jenkins
2 16 (26.23%) Git (software)
3 9 (14.75%) CircleCI
3 9 (14.75%) Codeship
3 9 (14.75%) TeamCity
4 8 (13.11%) Vagrant
5 7 (11.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (11.48%) Bitbucket
6 4 (6.56%) Travis CI
6 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (4.92%) Hudson
8 2 (3.28%) Maven
9 1 (1.64%) AppVeyor
9 1 (1.64%) git-flow
9 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.64%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.64%) NUnit
9 1 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 5 (8.20%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (50.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (31.15%) AWS Engineer
3 14 (22.95%) AWS DevOps
3 14 (22.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 11 (18.03%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 9 (14.75%) Azure Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Hyper-V Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Senior DevOps
8 4 (6.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Azure DevOps
9 3 (4.92%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) JSON
1 8 (13.11%) Web Services
2 6 (9.84%) SAML
3 5 (8.20%) Laravel
3 5 (8.20%) Node.js
4 4 (6.56%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (6.56%) React
5 3 (4.92%) .NET
6 2 (3.28%) CSS
6 2 (3.28%) HTML
6 2 (3.28%) HTML5
6 2 (3.28%) LAMP
6 2 (3.28%) RESTful
6 2 (3.28%) Vue.js
7 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.64%) CSS3
7 1 (1.64%) jQuery
7 1 (1.64%) REST
7 1 (1.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (34.43%) Public Cloud
2 5 (8.20%) Clustering
2 5 (8.20%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.28%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (55.74%) Linux
2 17 (27.87%) Windows
3 13 (21.31%) Unix
4 9 (14.75%) Windows Server
5 6 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.56%) CentOS
6 4 (6.56%) DC/OS
6 4 (6.56%) Ubuntu
6 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.28%) Android
7 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.64%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (70.49%) DevOps
2 29 (47.54%) Configuration Management
3 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (31.15%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (16.39%) Decision-Making
5 10 (16.39%) High Availability
5 10 (16.39%) Mentoring
5 10 (16.39%) Presales
5 10 (16.39%) SDLC
6 9 (14.75%) Test Automation
7 8 (13.11%) Business Development
7 8 (13.11%) Deployment Automation
7 8 (13.11%) IT Strategy
7 8 (13.11%) Microservices
8 7 (11.48%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (9.84%) Data Protection
9 6 (9.84%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (9.84%) Machine Learning
9 6 (9.84%) Open Source
9 6 (9.84%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (54.10%) Python
2 24 (39.34%) Bash Shell
3 19 (31.15%) SQL
4 13 (21.31%) PowerShell
5 12 (19.67%) Perl
5 12 (19.67%) PHP
6 10 (16.39%) Java
7 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.20%) Ruby
7 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.92%) Go
9 2 (3.28%) C#
9 2 (3.28%) R
10 1 (1.64%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.56%) CCNA
2 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.56%) MCSE
2 4 (6.56%) RHCE
3 2 (3.28%) MCSA
3 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) MCTS
4 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 35 (57.38%) Docker
2 11 (18.03%) Active Directory
3 10 (16.39%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (14.75%) Hyper-V
5 6 (9.84%) XenApp
5 6 (9.84%) XenDesktop
6 5 (8.20%) KVM
7 4 (6.56%) VirtualBox
7 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 54 (88.52%) Puppet
2 32 (52.46%) Ansible
3 29 (47.54%) Kubernetes
4 25 (40.98%) Terraform
5 10 (16.39%) CFEngine
6 7 (11.48%) Docker Swarm
6 7 (11.48%) Packer
6 7 (11.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 6 (9.84%) FortiGate
7 6 (9.84%) HP Data Protector
7 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (9.84%) NetBackup
8 5 (8.20%) SCOM
9 4 (6.56%) Salt
10 3 (4.92%) Consul
10 3 (4.92%) Grafana
10 3 (4.92%) Graphite
10 3 (4.92%) Nagios
10 3 (4.92%) Opsview
10 3 (4.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.95%) Google
3 11 (18.03%) Oracle
3 11 (18.03%) Veeam
4 9 (14.75%) Atlassian
5 7 (11.48%) VMware
6 6 (9.84%) arcserve
6 6 (9.84%) CheckPoint
6 6 (9.84%) Cisco
6 6 (9.84%) Citrix
6 6 (9.84%) CommVault
7 4 (6.56%) New Relic
7 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.56%) Splunk
8 2 (3.28%) RightScale
9 1 (1.64%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.64%) Twitter