Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 229 201 232
Rank change year-on-year -28 +31 +66
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 51 102 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.67% 1.16% 0.95%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.58% 14.89% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 35 66 76
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.79% -24.00%
10th Percentile £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
90th Percentile £70,750 £74,375 £70,000
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 775 685 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.23% 7.78% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 582 437 579
West Midlands median annual salary £49,362 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.69% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,450 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £64,250
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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +33 18 £55,000 - 4
Worcestershire +5 11 £51,250 -
Staffordshire +11 8 £55,000 -8.33%
Shropshire -15 4 £37,500 -34.78% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 4 £53,750 - 1
Warwickshire -9 2 £60,000 -
Coventry -5 1 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Herefordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 49 (96.08%) Puppet
2 34 (66.67%) Linux
3 33 (64.71%) Jenkins
4 30 (58.82%) Python
5 29 (56.86%) AWS
5 29 (56.86%) Bash Shell
6 27 (52.94%) Ansible
7 26 (50.98%) Azure
8 25 (49.02%) DevOps
8 25 (49.02%) Kubernetes
9 24 (47.06%) Docker
10 23 (45.10%) PowerShell
11 22 (43.14%) Terraform
12 21 (41.18%) Configuration Management
13 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
14 19 (37.25%) Windows
14 19 (37.25%) Oracle
15 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (31.37%) Presales
17 15 (29.41%) Project Delivery
17 15 (29.41%) PaaS
18 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
18 14 (27.45%) SQL
19 13 (25.49%) Unix
19 13 (25.49%) IaaS
20 12 (23.53%) Deployment Automation
21 11 (21.57%) Office 365
21 11 (21.57%) SharePoint
21 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
21 11 (21.57%) Project Management

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 (21.57%) SharePoint
2 9 (17.65%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.92%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (56.86%) AWS
2 26 (50.98%) Azure
3 15 (29.41%) PaaS
4 13 (25.49%) IaaS
5 11 (21.57%) Office 365
6 10 (19.61%) Serverless
7 9 (17.65%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (13.73%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (13.73%) Azure Functions
8 7 (13.73%) Azure Machine Learning
9 6 (11.76%) GCP
9 6 (11.76%) SaaS
10 2 (3.92%) Azure Stack
10 2 (3.92%) GitHub
11 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
11 1 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (1.96%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (17.65%) Skype
2 7 (13.73%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (7.84%) Network Security
3 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.92%) DNS
4 2 (3.92%) NAS
4 2 (3.92%) SAN
5 1 (1.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 6 (11.76%) MySQL
3 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (64.71%) Jenkins
2 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (9.80%) CircleCI
4 5 (9.80%) Codeship
4 5 (9.80%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.88%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.92%) JIRA
7 1 (1.96%) CMake
7 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.96%) Gradle
7 1 (1.96%) Hudson
7 1 (1.96%) Maven
7 1 (1.96%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (7.84%) Public Sector
2 2 (3.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (19.61%) AWS Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) AWS DevOps
4 6 (11.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Cloud Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Design Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.92%) Architect
8 2 (3.92%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) JSON
1 9 (17.65%) SAML
2 4 (7.84%) Node.js
3 3 (5.88%) React
3 3 (5.88%) Vue.js
4 2 (3.92%) .NET
4 2 (3.92%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (3.92%) Kafka
5 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.96%) COM
5 1 (1.96%) CSS
5 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.96%) HTML
5 1 (1.96%) Laravel
5 1 (1.96%) Redux
5 1 (1.96%) Spring
5 1 (1.96%) Web Services
5 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Public Cloud
2 7 (13.73%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) Replication
4 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (66.67%) Linux
2 19 (37.25%) Windows
3 13 (25.49%) Unix
4 4 (7.84%) CentOS
4 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) DevOps
2 21 (41.18%) Configuration Management
3 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (31.37%) Presales
5 15 (29.41%) Project Delivery
6 12 (23.53%) Deployment Automation
7 11 (21.57%) Project Management
8 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (19.61%) ERP
8 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 9 (17.65%) Asset Management
9 9 (17.65%) Business Development
9 9 (17.65%) Identity Access Management
9 9 (17.65%) Open Source
9 9 (17.65%) Software Asset Management
10 8 (15.69%) SDLC
11 7 (13.73%) Artificial Intelligence
11 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure as Code
11 7 (13.73%) Machine Learning
11 7 (13.73%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (58.82%) Python
2 29 (56.86%) Bash Shell
3 23 (45.10%) PowerShell
4 14 (27.45%) SQL
5 9 (17.65%) Java
5 9 (17.65%) Perl
6 6 (11.76%) PHP
7 5 (9.80%) Shell Script
8 4 (7.84%) C++
9 3 (5.88%) C#
9 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.92%) Go
10 2 (3.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.84%) CCNA
2 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.84%) RHCE
3 2 (3.92%) MCSA
3 2 (3.92%) MCSE
4 1 (1.96%) CCENT
4 1 (1.96%) ISEB
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.96%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 24 (47.06%) Docker
2 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
3 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (13.73%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (13.73%) XenApp
4 7 (13.73%) XenDesktop
5 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.92%) KVM
6 2 (3.92%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 49 (96.08%) Puppet
2 27 (52.94%) Ansible
3 25 (49.02%) Kubernetes
4 22 (43.14%) Terraform
5 9 (17.65%) FortiGate
5 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (13.73%) HP Data Protector
6 7 (13.73%) NetBackup
7 5 (9.80%) CFEngine
7 5 (9.80%) Nagios
8 3 (5.88%) Packer
8 3 (5.88%) Salt
9 2 (3.92%) SCOM
10 1 (1.96%) Consul
10 1 (1.96%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (1.96%) Grafana
10 1 (1.96%) Graphite
10 1 (1.96%) Opsview
10 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (1.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
2 19 (37.25%) Oracle
3 11 (21.57%) VMware
4 9 (17.65%) CheckPoint
4 9 (17.65%) Cisco
4 9 (17.65%) Veeam
5 7 (13.73%) arcserve
5 7 (13.73%) Citrix
5 7 (13.73%) CommVault
6 5 (9.80%) Atlassian
6 5 (9.80%) Google
7 4 (7.84%) Percona
7 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.92%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.96%) SAP