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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salt
Rank 758 833 -
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -
Permanent jobs citing Salt 122 24 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.024% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.70% 0.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 113 24 0
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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
7193 6090 6223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.83% 6.07% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5746 4933 5122
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
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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 +88 110 £55,000 - 7
South East +6 7 £55,000 +37.50%
Yorkshire - 3 - -
North West - 1 £50,000 - 1
Salt
UK

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 193 (100.00%) Puppet
2 175 (90.67%) Linux
3 163 (84.46%) Python
3 163 (84.46%) Opscode Chef
4 131 (67.88%) Bash Shell
5 129 (66.84%) Ruby
6 125 (64.77%) DevOps
7 118 (61.14%) Perl
8 111 (57.51%) Nagios
9 107 (55.44%) Ansible
10 99 (51.30%) Ubuntu
11 89 (46.11%) MySQL
12 83 (43.01%) CentOS
13 79 (40.93%) Red Hat
14 76 (39.38%) Agile Software Development
15 74 (38.34%) VMware
16 71 (36.79%) Xen
17 67 (34.72%) ZABBIX
18 65 (33.68%) VMware Infrastructure
19 63 (32.64%) nginx
20 62 (32.12%) Apache
21 55 (28.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 54 (27.98%) PostgreSQL
22 54 (27.98%) Web Services
22 54 (27.98%) Amazon AWS
23 53 (27.46%) Cacti
24 51 (26.42%) MongoDB
24 51 (26.42%) Java
25 47 (24.35%) Configuration Management
26 45 (23.32%) Tomcat

Salt
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 63 (32.64%) nginx
2 62 (32.12%) Apache
3 45 (23.32%) Tomcat
4 34 (17.62%) OpenStack
5 32 (16.58%) WebLogic
6 16 (8.29%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.52%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.52%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (3.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 54 (27.98%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (11.40%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (5.18%) SaaS
4 8 (4.15%) Rackspace Cloud
5 7 (3.63%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (2.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 5 (2.59%) ElastiCache
6 5 (2.59%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.55%) PaaS
7 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.52%) Heroku
8 1 (0.52%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 39 (20.21%) BIG-IP
2 28 (14.51%) NetScaler
2 28 (14.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 24 (12.44%) TCP/IP
4 20 (10.36%) HTTP
5 19 (9.84%) DNS
6 18 (9.33%) HTTPS
6 18 (9.33%) SSH
7 7 (3.63%) SNMP
8 5 (2.59%) Network Security
8 5 (2.59%) Firewall
9 3 (1.55%) FTP
9 3 (1.55%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.55%) LDAP
9 3 (1.55%) Multicast
9 3 (1.55%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.52%) SAN
10 1 (0.52%) Internet
10 1 (0.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (46.11%) MySQL
2 54 (27.98%) PostgreSQL
3 51 (26.42%) MongoDB
4 45 (23.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 41 (21.24%) NoSQL
6 32 (16.58%) Big Data
7 30 (15.54%) Hadoop
8 29 (15.03%) Redis
9 28 (14.51%) DB2
10 17 (8.81%) Riak
11 16 (8.29%) CouchDB
12 10 (5.18%) Relational Database
13 5 (2.59%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (2.07%) Oracle Database
15 1 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 36 (18.65%) Jenkins
2 25 (12.95%) Git (software)
3 17 (8.81%) Hudson
4 5 (2.59%) TeamCity
4 5 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (2.59%) JIRA
5 3 (1.55%) Subversion
6 1 (0.52%) Maven
6 1 (0.52%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (3.63%) Finance
2 5 (2.59%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.04%) Marketing
4 1 (0.52%) Games
4 1 (0.52%) Retail
4 1 (0.52%) Front Office
4 1 (0.52%) Back Office
4 1 (0.52%) Automotive
4 1 (0.52%) Law
4 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 89 (46.11%) Linux Administrator
2 74 (38.34%) Administrator
3 67 (34.72%) DevOps Engineer
4 66 (34.20%) Systems Administrator
5 55 (28.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 28 (14.51%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 28 (14.51%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 28 (14.51%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 20 (10.36%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (4.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.11%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (3.11%) Analyst
9 6 (3.11%) Team Leader
10 5 (2.59%) Integration Engineer
10 5 (2.59%) Linux Support
10 5 (2.59%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (2.59%) Support Engineer
10 5 (2.59%) Linux Support Engineer
11 4 (2.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (27.98%) Web Services
2 31 (16.06%) LAMP
3 16 (8.29%) XML
4 15 (7.77%) Ruby on Rails
4 15 (7.77%) Resque
5 7 (3.63%) ActiveMQ
5 7 (3.63%) .NET
5 7 (3.63%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (3.11%) ZeroMQ
7 2 (1.04%) RESTful
8 1 (0.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.65%) Open Source
2 26 (13.47%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.07%) Hedge funds
3 4 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.55%) Replication
5 1 (0.52%) Blog
5 1 (0.52%) Online Games
5 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 175 (90.67%) Linux
2 99 (51.30%) Ubuntu
3 83 (43.01%) CentOS
4 55 (28.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (19.69%) Debian
6 35 (18.13%) UNIX
7 34 (17.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (64.77%) DevOps
2 76 (39.38%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (24.35%) Configuration Management
4 43 (22.28%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (16.58%) E-Commerce
5 32 (16.58%) Load Balancing
6 28 (14.51%) ITIL
6 28 (14.51%) Statistical Analysis
7 13 (6.74%) Analytics
7 13 (6.74%) OOP
7 13 (6.74%) OO
8 12 (6.22%) Customer Insight
9 11 (5.70%) Software Engineering
10 8 (4.15%) Mentoring
10 8 (4.15%) Scrum
11 5 (2.59%) Integration Testing
11 5 (2.59%) Service Delivery
11 5 (2.59%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (2.59%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (2.59%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 163 (84.46%) Python
2 131 (67.88%) Bash Shell
3 129 (66.84%) Ruby
4 118 (61.14%) Perl
5 51 (26.42%) Java
6 30 (15.54%) PHP
7 29 (15.03%) SQL
8 12 (6.22%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.63%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.59%) Scala
10 5 (2.59%) Clojure
11 4 (2.07%) Lua
11 4 (2.07%) AWK
12 3 (1.55%) C
13 2 (1.04%) Golang
13 2 (1.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (12.95%) Degree
2 3 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (1.55%) RHCE
2 3 (1.55%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.59%) QA
System Software
1 71 (36.79%) Xen
2 65 (33.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (21.76%) KVM
4 11 (5.70%) Varnish
5 9 (4.66%) vSphere
6 6 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.07%) XenServer
7 4 (2.07%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.55%) Postfix
9 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.52%) NFS
9 1 (0.52%) Docker
9 1 (0.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 193 (100.00%) Puppet
2 163 (84.46%) Opscode Chef
3 111 (57.51%) Nagios
4 107 (55.44%) Ansible
5 67 (34.72%) ZABBIX
6 53 (27.46%) Cacti
7 32 (16.58%) CFEngine
8 28 (14.51%) Ganglia
9 24 (12.44%) Vagrant
10 12 (6.22%) logstash
11 11 (5.70%) HAProxy
11 11 (5.70%) collectd
11 11 (5.70%) StatsD
12 6 (3.11%) Zenoss
13 5 (2.59%) Graylog2
13 5 (2.59%) Munin
14 3 (1.55%) Rsyslog
15 2 (1.04%) Check_MK
16 1 (0.52%) SCOM
16 1 (0.52%) Kibana
Vendors
1 79 (40.93%) Red Hat
2 74 (38.34%) VMware
3 38 (19.69%) Rackspace
4 37 (19.17%) Oracle
5 35 (18.13%) SaltStack
6 32 (16.58%) JBoss
7 28 (14.51%) Citrix
7 28 (14.51%) F5
8 15 (7.77%) SoftLayer
9 6 (3.11%) Sony
9 6 (3.11%) Microsoft
10 4 (2.07%) New Relic
11 2 (1.04%) Google
12 1 (0.52%) Perforce
12 1 (0.52%) SonicWALL
12 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.52%) Dell
12 1 (0.52%) Riverbed
12 1 (0.52%) Splunk
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Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum extensive equity package
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West London
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London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits package
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Oldham
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