Period
to 23 January 2022

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 242 114 207
Rank change year-on-year -128 +93 -76
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 374 314 81
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.29% 2.91% 1.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.45% 15.57% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 284 257 73
10th Percentile £38,750 - £36,250
25th Percentile £49,688 £38,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £47,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +47.37% -17.39% -20.69%
75th Percentile £85,313 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £75,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -7.69% +4.00%

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 WFH option and a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5,018 2,017 1,107
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 17.26% 18.66% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3,961 1,830 910
10th Percentile £43,750 £38,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -4.00% -
75th Percentile £87,500 £76,250 £77,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £87,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +4.35%

Opscode Chef
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Opscode Chef trend for jobs with a WFH option

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Opscode Chef.

Opscode Chef salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Opscode Chef over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Opscode Chef salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, Opscode Chef job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 317 (84.76%) Puppet
2 297 (79.41%) Ansible
3 292 (78.07%) DevOps
4 288 (77.01%) AWS
5 285 (76.20%) Terraform
6 218 (58.29%) Kubernetes
7 202 (54.01%) Python
8 197 (52.67%) Docker
9 193 (51.60%) Azure
10 168 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
11 164 (43.85%) Linux
12 142 (37.97%) Infrastructure as Code
13 136 (36.36%) Jenkins
14 128 (34.22%) CI/CD
15 123 (32.89%) Configuration Management
16 121 (32.35%) Scrum
17 116 (31.02%) Bash
18 112 (29.95%) GCP
19 110 (29.41%) AWS CloudFormation
20 88 (23.53%) Microservices
21 87 (23.26%) Google
21 87 (23.26%) Social Skills
22 80 (21.39%) Git (software)
23 76 (20.32%) Windows
24 73 (19.52%) Migration
24 73 (19.52%) PowerShell
25 72 (19.25%) Deployment Automation
26 69 (18.45%) Serverless
27 68 (18.18%) Microsoft
28 66 (17.65%) Test Automation

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 27 (7.22%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (2.94%) Confluence
3 10 (2.67%) IIS
4 9 (2.41%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (1.87%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.60%) Apache
7 4 (1.07%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.80%) Apache Pulsar
8 3 (0.80%) OpenWhisk
8 3 (0.80%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.27%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 288 (77.01%) AWS
2 193 (51.60%) Azure
3 112 (29.95%) GCP
4 110 (29.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 69 (18.45%) Serverless
6 53 (14.17%) GitHub
7 40 (10.70%) SaaS
8 29 (7.75%) Datadog
8 29 (7.75%) PaaS
9 28 (7.49%) AWS Lambda
10 26 (6.95%) IaaS
11 23 (6.15%) Amazon ECS
12 21 (5.61%) Cloud Computing
13 16 (4.28%) Amazon EC2
14 14 (3.74%) AWS CodePipeline
14 14 (3.74%) OpenShift
15 13 (3.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 13 (3.48%) AWS Direct Connect
15 13 (3.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 12 (3.21%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.28%) DNS
2 14 (3.74%) TCP/IP
3 12 (3.21%) Firewall
4 6 (1.60%) VPN
5 5 (1.34%) Network Security
6 3 (0.80%) VLAN
7 2 (0.53%) SAN
8 1 (0.27%) DDNS
8 1 (0.27%) DHCP
8 1 (0.27%) IPsec
8 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.27%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.27%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (14.97%) MySQL
2 34 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 34 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 34 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 30 (8.02%) Relational Database
4 17 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 16 (4.28%) Couchbase
6 14 (3.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (3.21%) MongoDB
7 12 (3.21%) Power BI
8 11 (2.94%) Hadoop
8 11 (2.94%) Redis
9 8 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (1.87%) Big Data
10 7 (1.87%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.07%) Amazon Aurora
11 4 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.07%) InfluxDB
12 3 (0.80%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.80%) Scylla
Development Applications
1 136 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 80 (21.39%) Git (software)
3 53 (14.17%) GitLab
4 42 (11.23%) JIRA
5 36 (9.63%) Maven
6 28 (7.49%) SonarQube
7 25 (6.68%) Octopus Deploy
8 18 (4.81%) Bitbucket
9 13 (3.48%) Terragrunt
10 9 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (2.41%) GoCD
11 8 (2.14%) CircleCI
12 7 (1.87%) TeamCity
13 6 (1.60%) git-flow
13 6 (1.60%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (1.60%) Visual Studio Team System
14 4 (1.07%) Artifactory
14 4 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (0.80%) Gerrit
15 3 (0.80%) Subversion
General
1 87 (23.26%) Social Skills
2 58 (15.51%) Retail
3 53 (14.17%) Finance
4 24 (6.42%) Automotive
4 24 (6.42%) Public Sector
5 8 (2.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 6 (1.60%) Marketing
7 5 (1.34%) Banking
7 5 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.80%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (0.80%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.27%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) International Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Legal
9 1 (0.27%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 145 (38.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 77 (20.59%) AWS Engineer
3 58 (15.51%) Cloud Engineer
4 57 (15.24%) AWS DevOps
5 55 (14.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 46 (12.30%) Consultant
7 44 (11.76%) Architect
8 39 (10.43%) Azure Consultant
9 37 (9.89%) Cloud Architect
10 35 (9.36%) AWS Consultant
11 33 (8.82%) Azure Architect
12 28 (7.49%) AWS Architect
12 28 (7.49%) Cloud Consultant
12 28 (7.49%) DevSecOps Architect
12 28 (7.49%) DevSecOps Consultant
12 28 (7.49%) Security Architect
12 28 (7.49%) Security Consultant
13 27 (7.22%) Lead DevOps
14 26 (6.95%) Platform Engineer
15 18 (4.81%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (13.37%) RESTful
2 23 (6.15%) Kafka
3 21 (5.61%) REST
4 16 (4.28%) JSON
5 15 (4.01%) LAMP
6 13 (3.48%) Web Services
6 13 (3.48%) YAML
7 12 (3.21%) Spring
8 11 (2.94%) .NET
9 10 (2.67%) Spring Boot
10 9 (2.41%) Elastic Stack
11 8 (2.14%) Node.js
12 7 (1.87%) GraphQL
12 7 (1.87%) React
12 7 (1.87%) Redux
13 6 (1.60%) RabbitMQ
14 5 (1.34%) ARM Templates
14 5 (1.34%) OAuth
14 5 (1.34%) OpenID
14 5 (1.34%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.57%) Public Cloud
2 23 (6.15%) Smart Meter
3 22 (5.88%) Cloud Native
4 15 (4.01%) Private Cloud
5 13 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (3.48%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.34%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.07%) Clustering
7 4 (1.07%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.80%) Replication
9 2 (0.53%) Blog
9 2 (0.53%) CMDB
9 2 (0.53%) EFT
9 2 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.27%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.27%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.27%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.27%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 164 (43.85%) Linux
2 76 (20.32%) Windows
3 47 (12.57%) Unix
4 29 (7.75%) Windows Server
5 13 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.41%) CentOS
7 7 (1.87%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.60%) Debian
9 3 (0.80%) CoreOS
9 3 (0.80%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.80%) zOS
10 2 (0.53%) Solaris
10 2 (0.53%) SUSE
11 1 (0.27%) AIX
11 1 (0.27%) HPUX
11 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (78.07%) DevOps
2 168 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (37.97%) Infrastructure as Code
4 128 (34.22%) CI/CD
5 123 (32.89%) Configuration Management
6 121 (32.35%) Scrum
7 88 (23.53%) Microservices
8 73 (19.52%) Migration
9 72 (19.25%) Deployment Automation
10 66 (17.65%) Test Automation
11 59 (15.78%) Continuous Integration
12 43 (11.50%) Load Balancing
13 42 (11.23%) Mentoring
14 36 (9.63%) DevSecOps
15 32 (8.56%) Availability Management
15 32 (8.56%) Presales
16 31 (8.29%) Software Engineering
17 30 (8.02%) Cybersecurity
17 30 (8.02%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 28 (7.49%) Backlog Management
Programming Languages
1 202 (54.01%) Python
2 116 (31.02%) Bash
3 73 (19.52%) PowerShell
4 63 (16.84%) SQL
5 52 (13.90%) Java
6 41 (10.96%) JavaScript
7 39 (10.43%) C#
8 29 (7.75%) C
8 29 (7.75%) Perl
9 28 (7.49%) PHP
10 27 (7.22%) Ruby
10 27 (7.22%) TypeScript
11 11 (2.94%) Go
12 8 (2.14%) Kotlin
13 7 (1.87%) Groovy
13 7 (1.87%) Scala
14 6 (1.60%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.07%) C++
16 3 (0.80%) R
17 2 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (11.23%) AWS Certification
2 37 (9.89%) Security Cleared
3 28 (7.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 28 (7.49%) CESG Certified Professional
3 28 (7.49%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (5.61%) Degree
5 13 (3.48%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.80%) MCSE
7 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.53%) MCSA
8 2 (0.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.27%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (0.27%) LPIC
9 1 (0.27%) OCP
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.27%) RHCE
9 1 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.49%) IASME
1 28 (7.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 28 (7.49%) NIST
2 12 (3.21%) QA
3 7 (1.87%) SLA
4 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.27%) GDPR
4 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) NCSC
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 197 (52.67%) Docker
2 21 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.67%) vSphere
4 7 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.60%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.80%) Ceph
6 3 (0.80%) NFS
7 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.27%) NDS
8 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 317 (84.76%) Puppet
2 297 (79.41%) Ansible
3 285 (76.20%) Terraform
4 218 (58.29%) Kubernetes
5 30 (8.02%) Docker Swarm
6 29 (7.75%) Grafana
7 28 (7.49%) CASB
8 27 (7.22%) Prometheus
9 14 (3.74%) Nagios
9 14 (3.74%) Salt
10 12 (3.21%) Kibana
11 9 (2.41%) ZABBIX
12 7 (1.87%) Istio
13 6 (1.60%) Graphite
14 5 (1.34%) Rancher
15 3 (0.80%) Hadoop YARN
15 3 (0.80%) HAProxy
15 3 (0.80%) Mesos
15 3 (0.80%) Packer
15 3 (0.80%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 87 (23.26%) Google
2 68 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 42 (11.23%) VMware
4 23 (6.15%) Red Hat
4 23 (6.15%) Splunk
5 18 (4.81%) Oracle
6 17 (4.55%) Dynatrace
7 16 (4.28%) SaltStack
8 13 (3.48%) ServiceNow
9 9 (2.41%) AppDynamics
9 9 (2.41%) PagerDuty
10 8 (2.14%) LogicMonitor
11 4 (1.07%) SAP
12 3 (0.80%) Databricks
12 3 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.80%) Veracode
13 2 (0.53%) Adobe
13 2 (0.53%) F5
13 2 (0.53%) hybris
13 2 (0.53%) Rackspace