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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salt
Rank 709 810 888
Rank change year-on-year
+101 +78
Permanent jobs citing Salt 189 115 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.12% 0.030%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.61% 1.64% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 163 107 27
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,300 £42,500 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £71,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +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
7243 7010 6568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 7.67% 7.05% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5908 5648 5159
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 +8 84 £60,000 - 4
Yorkshire +84 77 £50,000 - 9
South East +16 13 £52,500 +5.00% 1
South West -7 8 £77,500 +14.81%
North East - 6 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 £52,500 -
Salt
UK

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 333 (95.97%) Opscode Chef
2 289 (83.29%) Puppet
3 261 (75.22%) Linux
4 235 (67.72%) Ansible
5 224 (64.55%) DevOps
6 190 (54.76%) Python
7 181 (52.16%) Continuous Integration
8 173 (49.86%) Ruby
8 173 (49.86%) Amazon AWS
9 170 (48.99%) Jenkins
10 159 (45.82%) Bash Shell
11 157 (45.24%) Git (software)
12 145 (41.79%) Configuration Management
13 142 (40.92%) Java
14 127 (36.60%) Red Hat
15 116 (33.43%) VMware
16 114 (32.85%) Perl
17 110 (31.70%) MySQL
18 109 (31.41%) Agile Software Development
19 101 (29.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 99 (28.53%) VMware Infrastructure
21 91 (26.22%) PHP
22 89 (25.65%) Windows
23 81 (23.34%) Unix
24 78 (22.48%) Oracle
24 78 (22.48%) Nagios
25 75 (21.61%) Firewall
26 74 (21.33%) PostgreSQL
27 72 (20.75%) High Availability
27 72 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure

Salt
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 50 (14.41%) CloudStack
2 48 (13.83%) OpenStack
3 43 (12.39%) Tomcat
4 40 (11.53%) Apache
5 33 (9.51%) JBoss
6 32 (9.22%) WebLogic
6 32 (9.22%) WebSphere
7 29 (8.36%) Node.js
8 25 (7.20%) Jetty
9 22 (6.34%) Apache Solr
9 22 (6.34%) Apache Spark
9 22 (6.34%) Elasticsearch
10 18 (5.19%) WebSphere Application Server
11 16 (4.61%) nginx
12 8 (2.31%) Confluence
13 7 (2.02%) MediaWiki
14 2 (0.58%) CMS
14 2 (0.58%) IIS
15 1 (0.29%) Drupal
15 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (1.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 173 (49.86%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (9.22%) Amazon S3
4 27 (7.78%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (5.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 18 (5.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 16 (4.61%) AWS Lambda
8 15 (4.32%) IaaS
9 14 (4.03%) SaaS
10 13 (3.75%) Heroku
11 11 (3.17%) Google Cloud Platform
12 10 (2.88%) PaaS
13 9 (2.59%) GitHub
14 8 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (2.31%) SoftLayer
15 6 (1.73%) Amazon EMR
15 6 (1.73%) Amazon Kinesis
16 5 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
17 4 (1.15%) Datadog
18 3 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 75 (21.61%) Firewall
2 49 (14.12%) DNS
3 20 (5.76%) Internet
4 16 (4.61%) IPsec
4 16 (4.61%) VPN
5 12 (3.46%) HTTP
5 12 (3.46%) LDAP
5 12 (3.46%) SSL
6 9 (2.59%) Network Security
7 8 (2.31%) DHCP
7 8 (2.31%) LAN
7 8 (2.31%) TCP/IP
7 8 (2.31%) WAN
8 7 (2.02%) BGP
8 7 (2.02%) EIGRP
8 7 (2.02%) IPv6
8 7 (2.02%) OSPF
8 7 (2.02%) VoIP
9 5 (1.44%) SAN
9 5 (1.44%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (31.70%) MySQL
2 74 (21.33%) PostgreSQL
3 64 (18.44%) MongoDB
4 58 (16.71%) SQL Server
5 50 (14.41%) Big Data
5 50 (14.41%) Hadoop
6 45 (12.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 42 (12.10%) NoSQL
7 42 (12.10%) Redis
8 31 (8.93%) Informix
9 25 (7.20%) Couchbase
10 23 (6.63%) Riak
11 22 (6.34%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (2.59%) Relational Database
13 8 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.73%) Amazon Redshift
15 5 (1.44%) GIS
15 5 (1.44%) Oracle Database
16 4 (1.15%) CouchDB
17 2 (0.58%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 170 (48.99%) Jenkins
2 157 (45.24%) Git (software)
3 42 (12.10%) Subversion
4 39 (11.24%) JIRA
5 36 (10.37%) TeamCity
5 36 (10.37%) Vagrant
6 32 (9.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 21 (6.05%) Maven
8 14 (4.03%) Hudson
9 11 (3.17%) Gradle
10 6 (1.73%) Mercurial
11 5 (1.44%) Ant
11 5 (1.44%) Bazaar
11 5 (1.44%) GitLab
11 5 (1.44%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.86%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.86%) JMeter
12 3 (0.86%) Selenium
12 3 (0.86%) TestNG
12 3 (0.86%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (10.09%) Finance
2 33 (9.51%) Retail
3 23 (6.63%) Banking
4 17 (4.90%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.59%) Back Office
6 7 (2.02%) Law
7 6 (1.73%) Games
7 6 (1.73%) Marketing
8 3 (0.86%) Front Office
9 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 153 (44.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 136 (39.19%) Linux Engineer
3 115 (33.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 111 (31.99%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 75 (21.61%) Systems Engineer
6 67 (19.31%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 57 (16.43%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 54 (15.56%) AWS Engineer
9 42 (12.10%) Cloud Engineer
9 42 (12.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 37 (10.66%) Developer
11 35 (10.09%) Systems Administrator
12 30 (8.65%) Administrator
13 29 (8.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 27 (7.78%) DevOps Administrator
14 27 (7.78%) Linux Administrator
15 26 (7.49%) Linux DevOps Administrator
16 23 (6.63%) Automation Engineer
16 23 (6.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 22 (6.34%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (10.37%) LAMP
2 33 (9.51%) .NET
3 30 (8.65%) ELK Stack
4 24 (6.92%) React
5 22 (6.34%) Lucene
5 22 (6.34%) RabbitMQ
6 15 (4.32%) Web Services
7 14 (4.03%) ActiveMQ
7 14 (4.03%) RESTful
8 13 (3.75%) Spring
9 11 (3.17%) Akka
9 11 (3.17%) LAPP Stack
10 10 (2.88%) Apache Flex
10 10 (2.88%) CSS
10 10 (2.88%) HTML
10 10 (2.88%) LEMP Stack
11 9 (2.59%) Spring Boot
12 8 (2.31%) Memcached
13 7 (2.02%) J2EE
14 6 (1.73%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.24%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.05%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (4.32%) Fintech
3 15 (4.32%) Public Cloud
4 13 (3.75%) Clustering
5 11 (3.17%) Enterprise Storage
6 10 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (2.88%) Hybrid Cloud
6 10 (2.88%) User Experience
7 9 (2.59%) IBM XIV
8 8 (2.31%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.02%) Wiki
10 6 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.15%) Bitcoin
11 4 (1.15%) Cryptocurrency
11 4 (1.15%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (1.15%) PKI
11 4 (1.15%) Replication
11 4 (1.15%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 261 (75.22%) Linux
2 101 (29.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 89 (25.65%) Windows
4 81 (23.34%) Unix
5 47 (13.54%) CentOS
6 37 (10.66%) Ubuntu
7 27 (7.78%) Debian
8 20 (5.76%) Android
8 20 (5.76%) Apple iOS
9 19 (5.48%) Windows Server
10 10 (2.88%) Mac OS X
11 9 (2.59%) CoreOS
12 7 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (64.55%) DevOps
2 181 (52.16%) Continuous Integration
3 145 (41.79%) Configuration Management
4 109 (31.41%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (20.75%) High Availability
6 69 (19.88%) TDD
7 61 (17.58%) Scrum
8 57 (16.43%) Mentoring
9 51 (14.70%) Performance Tuning
10 39 (11.24%) E-Commerce
11 36 (10.37%) Open Source
12 35 (10.09%) Kanban
13 34 (9.80%) BDD
13 34 (9.80%) Service Delivery
14 33 (9.51%) Load Balancing
15 32 (9.22%) Concurrent Programming
15 32 (9.22%) DSDM
15 32 (9.22%) Multithreading
15 32 (9.22%) RUP
16 28 (8.07%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 190 (54.76%) Python
2 173 (49.86%) Ruby
3 159 (45.82%) Bash Shell
4 142 (40.92%) Java
5 114 (32.85%) Perl
6 91 (26.22%) PHP
7 44 (12.68%) Go
8 29 (8.36%) C#
9 24 (6.92%) JavaScript
9 24 (6.92%) Scala
10 23 (6.63%) Shell Script
11 20 (5.76%) SQL
12 10 (2.88%) C++
13 6 (1.73%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.86%) Lua
15 2 (0.58%) Clojure
15 2 (0.58%) Haskell
16 1 (0.29%) Groovy
16 1 (0.29%) Korn
16 1 (0.29%) sed
Qualifications
1 19 (5.48%) CCNP
1 19 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (5.19%) CCDE
2 18 (5.19%) CCIE
2 18 (5.19%) CCSP
2 18 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 17 (4.90%) Degree
4 7 (2.02%) CISSP
5 5 (1.44%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.44%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.86%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.29%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.03%) PCI DSS
2 12 (3.46%) QA
3 4 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 99 (28.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (19.60%) Docker
3 35 (10.09%) Xen
4 24 (6.92%) vSphere
5 18 (5.19%) VirtualBox
6 17 (4.90%) XenServer
7 15 (4.32%) KVM
8 10 (2.88%) iptables
8 10 (2.88%) Postfix
9 8 (2.31%) Active Directory
10 7 (2.02%) NFS
10 7 (2.02%) Samba
11 6 (1.73%) Sendmail
12 4 (1.15%) Varnish
13 3 (0.86%) Corosync
13 3 (0.86%) pfSense
13 3 (0.86%) Squid
14 2 (0.58%) Firmware
14 2 (0.58%) vCloud
15 1 (0.29%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 333 (95.97%) Opscode Chef
2 289 (83.29%) Puppet
3 235 (67.72%) Ansible
4 78 (22.48%) Nagios
5 55 (15.85%) Graphite
6 51 (14.70%) Cacti
7 48 (13.83%) Opsview
8 42 (12.10%) CFEngine
9 41 (11.82%) Grafana
10 31 (8.93%) logstash
11 27 (7.78%) FortiGate
12 22 (6.34%) Kibana
12 22 (6.34%) ZABBIX
13 18 (5.19%) Terraform
14 17 (4.90%) Rundeck
15 16 (4.61%) Cobbler
16 10 (2.88%) Ganglia
16 10 (2.88%) Tivoli
16 10 (2.88%) Zenoss
17 9 (2.59%) Munin
Vendors
1 127 (36.60%) Red Hat
2 116 (33.43%) VMware
3 78 (22.48%) Oracle
4 71 (20.46%) F5
5 46 (13.26%) Cisco
6 43 (12.39%) SaltStack
7 36 (10.37%) Microsoft
8 20 (5.76%) Juniper
9 18 (5.19%) Citrix
9 18 (5.19%) Symantec
10 16 (4.61%) Google
11 14 (4.03%) CheckPoint
11 14 (4.03%) Rackspace
12 13 (3.75%) Splunk
13 10 (2.88%) EnterpriseDB
13 10 (2.88%) IBM
13 10 (2.88%) NetApp
13 10 (2.88%) New Relic
14 8 (2.31%) SolarWinds
15 7 (2.02%) HP
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