The table below looks at the statistics for Salt skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Salt over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salt
Rank 758 831 -
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -
Permanent jobs citing Salt 110 41 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.040% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.53% 0.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 108 41 0
Average salary £62,500 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -
Salt
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7181 6373 6269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.80% 6.22% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5842 5072 5235
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

Salt
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Salt across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Salt Jobs Demand Trend in England

Salt
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Salt across the England region.

Salt Salary Trend in England

Salt
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Salt across the England region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Salt Salary Histogram in England

Salt
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Salt within the England region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +82 93 £65,000 +18.18% 10
Yorkshire - 9 £50,000 - 1
South West - 5 £67,500 - 1
South East -8 2 £51,250 +28.12% 1
Salt
UK

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Salt also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Salt.

1 221 (98.66%) Puppet
2 204 (91.07%) Opscode Chef
3 190 (84.82%) Linux
4 182 (81.25%) Python
5 168 (75.00%) DevOps
6 153 (68.30%) Ruby
7 130 (58.04%) Bash Shell
8 113 (50.45%) Perl
8 113 (50.45%) Ansible
9 109 (48.66%) Nagios
10 91 (40.63%) Java
11 81 (36.16%) Jenkins
12 76 (33.93%) Ubuntu
13 75 (33.48%) ZABBIX
14 74 (33.04%) VMware
15 71 (31.70%) Configuration Management
16 69 (30.80%) MySQL
17 68 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
18 67 (29.91%) CentOS
18 67 (29.91%) NoSQL
19 65 (29.02%) Red Hat
19 65 (29.02%) Apache Cassandra
20 64 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
21 58 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
22 57 (25.45%) OpenStack
23 54 (24.11%) Big Data
24 53 (23.66%) Amazon AWS
24 53 (23.66%) Graphite
25 52 (23.21%) PostgreSQL
26 51 (22.77%) MongoDB

Salt
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Salt also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Salt. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 57 (25.45%) OpenStack
2 47 (20.98%) nginx
3 44 (19.64%) Apache
4 31 (13.84%) Tomcat
5 19 (8.48%) WebLogic
5 19 (8.48%) JBoss
6 14 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (5.80%) Node.js
8 12 (5.36%) MediaWiki
8 12 (5.36%) Confluence
9 8 (3.57%) TWiki
10 1 (0.45%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.45%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 53 (23.66%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (14.29%) SoftLayer
3 20 (8.93%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (8.04%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (3.57%) Rackspace Cloud
6 7 (3.13%) Amazon S3
6 7 (3.13%) Route 53
7 6 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (2.68%) SaaS
7 6 (2.68%) ElastiCache
7 6 (2.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (1.34%) PaaS
8 3 (1.34%) Heroku
9 1 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 23 (10.27%) BIG-IP
3 20 (8.93%) DNS
4 19 (8.48%) HTTP
5 15 (6.70%) NetScaler
5 15 (6.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 15 (6.70%) Firewall
6 14 (6.25%) SSH
6 14 (6.25%) HTTPS
7 9 (4.02%) Network Security
8 8 (3.57%) LAN
8 8 (3.57%) WAN
9 6 (2.68%) LDAP
10 4 (1.79%) IPv6
10 4 (1.79%) Internet
10 4 (1.79%) VPN
10 4 (1.79%) SNMP
10 4 (1.79%) EIGRP
10 4 (1.79%) OSPF
10 4 (1.79%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (30.80%) MySQL
2 67 (29.91%) NoSQL
3 65 (29.02%) Apache Cassandra
4 54 (24.11%) Big Data
5 52 (23.21%) PostgreSQL
6 51 (22.77%) MongoDB
7 47 (20.98%) Hadoop
8 36 (16.07%) Redis
9 15 (6.70%) Riak
9 15 (6.70%) DB2
10 14 (6.25%) CouchDB
10 14 (6.25%) Relational Database
11 7 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (1.79%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.79%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.79%) SimpleDB
13 3 (1.34%) Informix
14 2 (0.89%) SQL Server
14 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 81 (36.16%) Jenkins
2 47 (20.98%) Git (software)
3 31 (13.84%) Hudson
4 20 (8.93%) Subversion
5 19 (8.48%) JIRA
6 14 (6.25%) Maven
7 13 (5.80%) TeamCity
8 10 (4.46%) Ant
8 10 (4.46%) Mercurial
9 8 (3.57%) GitLab
9 8 (3.57%) Bugzilla
9 8 (3.57%) MSBuild
9 8 (3.57%) Gradle
9 8 (3.57%) Artifactory
9 8 (3.57%) Gerrit
10 7 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.89%) JUnit
12 1 (0.45%) PHPUnit
General
1 12 (5.36%) Finance
2 6 (2.68%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.79%) Games
4 3 (1.34%) Law
5 2 (0.89%) Banking
5 2 (0.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.45%) Front Office
6 1 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 80 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 79 (35.27%) Linux Administrator
3 66 (29.46%) Systems Administrator
4 65 (29.02%) Administrator
5 59 (26.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 25 (11.16%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 25 (11.16%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 25 (11.16%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 15 (6.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 13 (5.80%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (4.02%) Architect
10 8 (3.57%) Technical Architect
10 8 (3.57%) Build Engineer
11 7 (3.13%) Team Leader
11 7 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (2.68%) Senior Consultant
12 6 (2.68%) Consultant
12 6 (2.68%) Automation Engineer
12 6 (2.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 6 (2.68%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (20.54%) Web Services
2 39 (17.41%) LAMP
3 17 (7.59%) Ruby on Rails
3 17 (7.59%) Resque
4 11 (4.91%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (4.46%) ActiveMQ
6 9 (4.02%) XML
7 7 (3.13%) ZeroMQ
7 7 (3.13%) .NET
8 2 (0.89%) HTML
8 2 (0.89%) jQuery
9 1 (0.45%) RESTful
9 1 (0.45%) Ajax
9 1 (0.45%) CSS
9 1 (0.45%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.52%) Open Source
2 25 (11.16%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.79%) Client/Server
3 4 (1.79%) Wiki
4 3 (1.34%) IBM XIV
4 3 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (1.34%) Clustering
4 3 (1.34%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.89%) Derivative
6 1 (0.45%) Social Network
6 1 (0.45%) Online Games
6 1 (0.45%) Social Media
6 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.45%) User Experience
6 1 (0.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 190 (84.82%) Linux
2 76 (33.93%) Ubuntu
3 67 (29.91%) CentOS
4 48 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (19.20%) UNIX
5 43 (19.20%) Windows
6 38 (16.96%) Debian
7 4 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.89%) Solaris
9 1 (0.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (75.00%) DevOps
2 71 (31.70%) Configuration Management
3 64 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 58 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (16.52%) E-Commerce
6 23 (10.27%) Load Balancing
7 15 (6.70%) Statistical Analysis
7 15 (6.70%) ITIL
8 12 (5.36%) OO
9 11 (4.91%) OOP
10 10 (4.46%) Software Engineering
10 10 (4.46%) Scrum
11 9 (4.02%) Build Automation
11 9 (4.02%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (4.02%) Mentoring
12 8 (3.57%) Customer Insight
12 8 (3.57%) Analytics
12 8 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (2.68%) Project Management
13 6 (2.68%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 182 (81.25%) Python
2 153 (68.30%) Ruby
3 130 (58.04%) Bash Shell
4 113 (50.45%) Perl
5 91 (40.63%) Java
6 44 (19.64%) PHP
7 26 (11.61%) SQL
8 15 (6.70%) PowerShell
9 12 (5.36%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.57%) Clojure
10 8 (3.57%) Scala
10 8 (3.57%) Groovy
11 6 (2.68%) C
12 5 (2.23%) Golang
12 5 (2.23%) C++
13 2 (0.89%) Tcl
13 2 (0.89%) AWK
13 2 (0.89%) Lua
14 1 (0.45%) PHP5
14 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (12.50%) Degree
2 7 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.79%) CCNA
3 4 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.34%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.34%) CISSP
4 3 (1.34%) CCIE
4 3 (1.34%) CCSP
4 3 (1.34%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.02%) QA
System Software
1 68 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (21.88%) Xen
3 23 (10.27%) KVM
4 13 (5.80%) vSphere
5 10 (4.46%) Varnish
6 6 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.68%) Docker
7 5 (2.23%) XenServer
8 4 (1.79%) Samba
8 4 (1.79%) Postfix
9 3 (1.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (1.34%) vCloud
10 2 (0.89%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.45%) LXC
Systems Management
1 221 (98.66%) Puppet
2 204 (91.07%) Opscode Chef
3 113 (50.45%) Ansible
4 109 (48.66%) Nagios
5 75 (33.48%) ZABBIX
6 53 (23.66%) Graphite
7 44 (19.64%) Cacti
8 43 (19.20%) Ganglia
9 35 (15.63%) Vagrant
10 19 (8.48%) CFEngine
11 13 (5.80%) logstash
12 11 (4.91%) collectd
12 11 (4.91%) StatsD
13 9 (4.02%) HAProxy
14 8 (3.57%) Munin
15 5 (2.23%) Graylog2
16 4 (1.79%) OpenView
17 3 (1.34%) Opsview
17 3 (1.34%) SolarWinds Orion
17 3 (1.34%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 74 (33.04%) VMware
2 65 (29.02%) Red Hat
3 39 (17.41%) SaltStack
4 29 (12.95%) Rackspace
5 24 (10.71%) Oracle
6 19 (8.48%) Citrix
7 18 (8.04%) F5
8 9 (4.02%) New Relic
9 7 (3.13%) Sony
9 7 (3.13%) Cisco
9 7 (3.13%) Microsoft
10 6 (2.68%) HP
11 3 (1.34%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.34%) Splunk
11 3 (1.34%) IBM
11 3 (1.34%) Veritas
12 2 (0.89%) Sybase
13 1 (0.45%) Riverbed
13 1 (0.45%) Google
13 1 (0.45%) SonicWALL
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