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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 342 228 203
Rank change year-on-year -114 -25 -80
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 743 578 103
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.94% 1.55% 1.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.69% 8.33% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 390 418 84
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £42,500
25th Percentile £48,750 £40,000 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £62,500 £61,250
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% +2.04% -5.77%
75th Percentile £95,000 £73,750 £77,813
90th Percentile £110,000 £87,500 £85,875
UK median annual salary £72,500 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +16.00% - -

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 15,859 6,940 1,586
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 20.17% 18.65% 17.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8,150 5,194 1,355
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - -3.70%
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £68,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +5.38% +4.00% +6.84%

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 1 July 2022.

Opscode Chef salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, Opscode Chef job roles required the following 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.

1 594 (79.95%) Puppet
2 566 (76.18%) Ansible
3 560 (75.37%) Kubernetes
4 525 (70.66%) Python
5 521 (70.12%) AWS
6 485 (65.28%) Docker
7 423 (56.93%) Configuration Management
8 408 (54.91%) Terraform
9 378 (50.87%) DevOps
10 364 (48.99%) CI/CD
11 310 (41.72%) Agile
12 300 (40.38%) Jenkins
13 289 (38.90%) Azure
14 275 (37.01%) Java
15 274 (36.88%) Linux
16 245 (32.97%) Bash
17 238 (32.03%) AWS CloudFormation
18 237 (31.90%) Infrastructure as Code
19 204 (27.46%) MySQL
20 201 (27.05%) GCP
21 180 (24.23%) PostgreSQL
22 167 (22.48%) PowerShell
23 166 (22.34%) Microservices
24 162 (21.80%) Finance
25 159 (21.40%) Social Skills
26 146 (19.65%) Retail
27 142 (19.11%) Public Cloud
28 139 (18.71%) Go
29 138 (18.57%) Open Source
30 137 (18.44%) Scrum

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 44 (5.92%) Apache
2 40 (5.38%) IIS
3 38 (5.11%) Apache Spark
3 38 (5.11%) OpenStack
4 37 (4.98%) nginx
5 32 (4.31%) Confluence
6 16 (2.15%) Jupyter
7 12 (1.62%) Apache Pulsar
7 12 (1.62%) WebSphere
8 11 (1.48%) GlassFish
8 11 (1.48%) JBoss
8 11 (1.48%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.94%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.67%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.54%) Apache TomEE
12 3 (0.40%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.27%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.27%) OpenWhisk
14 1 (0.13%) Appian
Applications
1 7 (0.94%) InVision
1 7 (0.94%) OmniGraffle
1 7 (0.94%) Sketch
1 7 (0.94%) UXPin
1 7 (0.94%) Zeplin
2 3 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Cloudability
1 1 (0.13%) SAP APO
1 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 521 (70.12%) AWS
2 289 (38.90%) Azure
3 238 (32.03%) AWS CloudFormation
4 201 (27.05%) GCP
5 112 (15.07%) SaaS
6 82 (11.04%) Datadog
7 77 (10.36%) IaaS
8 73 (9.83%) Amazon ECS
9 72 (9.69%) Azure DevOps
10 71 (9.56%) PaaS
11 70 (9.42%) Serverless
12 59 (7.94%) OpenShift
13 52 (7.00%) GitHub
14 39 (5.25%) Amazon S3
15 32 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
16 27 (3.63%) AWS CodePipeline
16 27 (3.63%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 25 (3.36%) Azure AKS
18 23 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
19 21 (2.83%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 60 (8.08%) DNS
2 39 (5.25%) Software-Defined Networking
3 33 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 29 (3.90%) Firewall
5 21 (2.83%) VLAN
6 12 (1.62%) VPN
7 11 (1.48%) DHCP
8 9 (1.21%) Network Security
9 6 (0.81%) MPLS
9 6 (0.81%) NetScaler
9 6 (0.81%) SMTP
10 5 (0.67%) BIG-IP
10 5 (0.67%) WAN
11 4 (0.54%) Internet
11 4 (0.54%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (0.54%) SAN
12 3 (0.40%) BGP
12 3 (0.40%) OSPF
13 2 (0.27%) Intranet
13 2 (0.27%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (27.46%) MySQL
2 180 (24.23%) PostgreSQL
3 117 (15.75%) Relational Database
4 75 (10.09%) Big Data
4 75 (10.09%) DynamoDB
5 62 (8.34%) NoSQL
6 61 (8.21%) SQL Server
7 45 (6.06%) MongoDB
8 41 (5.52%) Couchbase
8 41 (5.52%) Hadoop
9 39 (5.25%) Elasticsearch
10 38 (5.11%) MariaDB
11 34 (4.58%) Amazon RDS
12 24 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
13 23 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
13 23 (3.10%) Apache Hive
13 23 (3.10%) Flink
14 22 (2.96%) InfluxDB
14 22 (2.96%) Redis
15 12 (1.62%) Aerospike
Development Applications
1 300 (40.38%) Jenkins
2 95 (12.79%) Git (software)
2 95 (12.79%) GitLab
3 79 (10.63%) Octopus Deploy
4 78 (10.50%) TeamCity
5 43 (5.79%) JIRA
6 41 (5.52%) Cucumber
7 40 (5.38%) CircleCI
8 37 (4.98%) Selenium
9 35 (4.71%) GoCD
10 33 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (2.56%) IBM UrbanCode
11 19 (2.56%) Travis CI
12 18 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 15 (2.02%) Maven
14 11 (1.48%) Bitbucket
14 11 (1.48%) JUnit
14 11 (1.48%) Mockito
15 10 (1.35%) MSBuild
15 10 (1.35%) Subversion
General
1 162 (21.80%) Finance
2 159 (21.40%) Social Skills
3 146 (19.65%) Retail
4 104 (14.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 95 (12.79%) Public Sector
6 46 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (5.38%) Banking
8 36 (4.85%) Telecoms
9 28 (3.77%) Manufacturing
10 26 (3.50%) Marketing
11 25 (3.36%) Games
12 23 (3.10%) Law
13 21 (2.83%) Electronics
14 18 (2.42%) Organisational Skills
15 8 (1.08%) Automotive
16 6 (0.81%) Advertising
17 5 (0.67%) Investment Banking
17 5 (0.67%) Legal
18 4 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
19 2 (0.27%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 250 (33.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 106 (14.27%) Architect
3 101 (13.59%) AWS Engineer
4 72 (9.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 68 (9.15%) Java Engineer
6 48 (6.46%) Platform Engineer
7 47 (6.33%) Software Engineer
8 46 (6.19%) Senior DevOps
9 44 (5.92%) AWS DevOps
9 44 (5.92%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 44 (5.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 42 (5.65%) Developer
11 39 (5.25%) Administrator
12 34 (4.58%) Cloud Architect
12 34 (4.58%) Senior Java Engineer
13 32 (4.31%) Azure Architect
14 31 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
15 30 (4.04%) Consultant
15 30 (4.04%) Python Engineer
16 29 (3.90%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (14.94%) RESTful
2 103 (13.86%) Spring
3 95 (12.79%) REST
4 93 (12.52%) Elastic Stack
5 81 (10.90%) .NET
6 73 (9.83%) Spring Boot
7 59 (7.94%) React
8 57 (7.67%) ARM Templates
9 56 (7.54%) LAMP
10 52 (7.00%) AngularJS
11 47 (6.33%) Web Services
12 39 (5.25%) Kafka
13 30 (4.04%) Redux
14 29 (3.90%) Django
15 27 (3.63%) LAPP Stack
15 27 (3.63%) LEMP Stack
16 24 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
17 23 (3.10%) JSON
18 22 (2.96%) GraphQL
18 22 (2.96%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 142 (19.11%) Public Cloud
2 122 (16.42%) Cloud Native
3 57 (7.67%) Greenfield Project
4 52 (7.00%) Cyberattack
5 44 (5.92%) Cyber Defence
5 44 (5.92%) Private Cloud
6 32 (4.31%) Data Centre
6 32 (4.31%) User Experience
7 31 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
8 30 (4.04%) Social Network
9 25 (3.36%) Sports Betting
10 22 (2.96%) Linux Command Line
10 22 (2.96%) Social Media
11 20 (2.69%) Replication
12 16 (2.15%) IoT
12 16 (2.15%) Smartphone
13 11 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
14 10 (1.35%) Enterprise Cloud
15 9 (1.21%) Blockchain
15 9 (1.21%) Digital Currency
Operating Systems
1 274 (36.88%) Linux
2 116 (15.61%) Windows
3 68 (9.15%) Unix
4 45 (6.06%) CentOS
5 40 (5.38%) Windows Server
6 19 (2.56%) Mesosphere
7 15 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (1.75%) Ubuntu
9 8 (1.08%) VMS
10 5 (0.67%) Debian
10 5 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.54%) Amazon Linux
11 4 (0.54%) Android
11 4 (0.54%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.27%) Solaris
13 1 (0.13%) AIX
13 1 (0.13%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 423 (56.93%) Configuration Management
2 378 (50.87%) DevOps
3 364 (48.99%) CI/CD
4 310 (41.72%) Agile
5 237 (31.90%) Infrastructure as Code
6 166 (22.34%) Microservices
7 138 (18.57%) Open Source
8 137 (18.44%) Scrum
9 126 (16.96%) Test Automation
10 88 (11.84%) Personalization
11 85 (11.44%) Software Engineering
12 84 (11.31%) Continuous Integration
13 82 (11.04%) Mentoring
14 72 (9.69%) TDD
15 64 (8.61%) Load Balancing
15 64 (8.61%) Machine Learning
16 61 (8.21%) Platform Engineering
17 57 (7.67%) Problem-Solving
17 57 (7.67%) SDLC
18 56 (7.54%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 525 (70.66%) Python
2 275 (37.01%) Java
3 245 (32.97%) Bash
4 167 (22.48%) PowerShell
5 139 (18.71%) Go
6 122 (16.42%) JavaScript
7 114 (15.34%) Ruby
8 105 (14.13%) SQL
9 63 (8.48%) PHP
10 55 (7.40%) C#
11 53 (7.13%) Perl
12 43 (5.79%) TypeScript
13 38 (5.11%) Groovy
14 34 (4.58%) Scala
15 23 (3.10%) Kotlin
16 14 (1.88%) C++
17 8 (1.08%) C
18 6 (0.81%) Shell Script
19 4 (0.54%) PL/SQL
19 4 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (11.31%) Security Cleared
2 83 (11.17%) SC Cleared
3 58 (7.81%) AWS Certification
4 52 (7.00%) Degree
5 11 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.21%) RHCE
7 8 (1.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 8 (1.08%) CESG Certified Professional
8 7 (0.94%) MCSE
9 5 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (0.67%) LPIC
10 3 (0.40%) MCSA
10 3 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.13%) GIAC
12 1 (0.13%) GSEC
12 1 (0.13%) VCAP
12 1 (0.13%) VCDX
12 1 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (7.27%) QA
2 9 (1.21%) NIST
3 8 (1.08%) IASME
3 8 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 7 (0.94%) Accessibility
5 6 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 485 (65.28%) Docker
2 65 (8.75%) Active Directory
3 45 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (5.25%) KVM
5 34 (4.58%) Xen
6 23 (3.10%) Virtual Machines
7 18 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (1.75%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 12 (1.62%) vSphere
10 8 (1.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 7 (0.94%) Hyper-V
12 5 (0.67%) etcd
13 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 594 (79.95%) Puppet
2 566 (76.18%) Ansible
3 560 (75.37%) Kubernetes
4 408 (54.91%) Terraform
5 100 (13.46%) Docker Swarm
6 83 (11.17%) Grafana
7 71 (9.56%) Prometheus
8 47 (6.33%) Salt
8 47 (6.33%) SCCM
9 39 (5.25%) Istio
10 38 (5.11%) Consul
11 33 (4.44%) Nagios
12 31 (4.17%) Fortio
12 31 (4.17%) Kiali
13 29 (3.90%) ZABBIX
14 27 (3.63%) Rancher
15 25 (3.36%) HAProxy
16 19 (2.56%) Automic
17 17 (2.29%) logstash
18 13 (1.75%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 85 (11.44%) Splunk
2 77 (10.36%) Microsoft
3 73 (9.83%) Google
4 61 (8.21%) SaltStack
5 58 (7.81%) VMware
6 42 (5.65%) Red Hat
7 25 (3.36%) Dynatrace
8 22 (2.96%) New Relic
8 22 (2.96%) SAP
9 19 (2.56%) Hitachi
9 19 (2.56%) Oracle
10 16 (2.15%) Perforce
11 15 (2.02%) Databricks
12 10 (1.35%) Palo Alto
13 9 (1.21%) Cisco
14 8 (1.08%) Juniper
14 8 (1.08%) LogicMonitor
14 8 (1.08%) Veeam
15 6 (0.81%) Mercator
16 5 (0.67%) Salesforce.com