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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salt
Rank 724 767 841
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +74
Permanent jobs citing Salt 146 115 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.11% 0.021%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.02% 1.56% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 133 106 21
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £48,750 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +44.44%
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
7221 7357 6590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 7.19% 6.77% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5928 5896 5395
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015. 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 +24 93 £61,250 +11.36% 10
Yorkshire +35 30 £62,500 - 5
South West - 12 £70,000 -
South East +2 5 £67,500 +22.72% 1
East of England - 3 £65,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
North West - 1 £47,500 -
Salt
UK

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

1 321 (98.77%) Opscode Chef
2 296 (91.08%) Puppet
3 283 (87.08%) Linux
4 253 (77.85%) DevOps
5 217 (66.77%) Ansible
6 204 (62.77%) Ruby
7 196 (60.31%) Python
8 184 (56.62%) Configuration Management
9 163 (50.15%) Jenkins
10 158 (48.62%) Agile Software Development
11 147 (45.23%) PHP
12 142 (43.69%) Git (software)
13 137 (42.15%) Bash Shell
14 136 (41.85%) Apache
15 124 (38.15%) Continuous Integration
16 123 (37.85%) Java
17 120 (36.92%) Perl
18 113 (34.77%) Amazon AWS
19 109 (33.54%) MySQL
20 100 (30.77%) Nagios
21 92 (28.31%) SaltStack
22 90 (27.69%) MongoDB
23 85 (26.15%) nginx
24 80 (24.62%) VMware
24 80 (24.62%) PostgreSQL
25 78 (24.00%) Docker
26 77 (23.69%) UNIX
26 77 (23.69%) TDD
27 76 (23.38%) Redis
28 75 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure

Salt
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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
1 136 (41.85%) Apache
2 85 (26.15%) nginx
3 72 (22.15%) OpenStack
4 61 (18.77%) Node.js
5 28 (8.62%) Apache Spark
6 27 (8.31%) Tomcat
7 21 (6.46%) Drupal
8 20 (6.15%) CMS
9 18 (5.54%) Confluence
10 17 (5.23%) MediaWiki
11 12 (3.69%) JBoss
12 7 (2.15%) WordPress
13 5 (1.54%) IIS
14 4 (1.23%) WebLogic
14 4 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.92%) WebSphere
16 2 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
16 2 (0.62%) Jetty
16 2 (0.62%) Lightstreamer
16 2 (0.62%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 113 (34.77%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (12.31%) Google Cloud Platform
3 36 (11.08%) IaaS
4 24 (7.38%) Sumo Logic
5 15 (4.62%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (3.38%) SaaS
6 11 (3.38%) SoftLayer
6 11 (3.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 9 (2.77%) PaaS
8 8 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (1.85%) Amazon S3
10 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (0.62%) Heroku
12 1 (0.31%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.31%) Joyent
12 1 (0.31%) Route 53
12 1 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 60 (18.46%) DNS
2 50 (15.38%) LAN
2 50 (15.38%) WAN
3 42 (12.92%) Firewall
4 36 (11.08%) VPN
5 27 (8.31%) HTTP
5 27 (8.31%) Internet
6 21 (6.46%) Network Security
7 20 (6.15%) Intrusion Detection
8 19 (5.85%) SSL
8 19 (5.85%) LDAP
9 18 (5.54%) VLAN
9 18 (5.54%) IPsec
10 17 (5.23%) IPv6
10 17 (5.23%) OSPF
10 17 (5.23%) BGP
10 17 (5.23%) EIGRP
11 12 (3.69%) TCP/IP
12 10 (3.08%) DHCP
13 8 (2.46%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (33.54%) MySQL
2 90 (27.69%) MongoDB
3 80 (24.62%) PostgreSQL
4 76 (23.38%) Redis
5 64 (19.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 50 (15.38%) NoSQL
7 44 (13.54%) Relational Database
8 37 (11.38%) Hadoop
9 26 (8.00%) HBase
10 23 (7.08%) Big Data
11 12 (3.69%) SQL Server
12 11 (3.38%) CouchDB
13 4 (1.23%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.62%) SimpleDB
14 2 (0.62%) Riak
15 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
15 1 (0.31%) Apache Hive
15 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
15 1 (0.31%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 163 (50.15%) Jenkins
2 142 (43.69%) Git (software)
3 62 (19.08%) Maven
4 58 (17.85%) Hudson
5 47 (14.46%) JIRA
6 34 (10.46%) Subversion
7 28 (8.62%) Grunt
8 13 (4.00%) Selenium
8 13 (4.00%) TestNG
9 7 (2.15%) Bitbucket
9 7 (2.15%) Gradle
9 7 (2.15%) JUnit
9 7 (2.15%) Log4j
10 6 (1.85%) JMeter
10 6 (1.85%) WebDriver
10 6 (1.85%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.23%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.62%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.62%) RSpec
General
1 46 (14.15%) Finance
2 18 (5.54%) Financial Institution
3 12 (3.69%) Retail
3 12 (3.69%) Marketing
4 9 (2.77%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.54%) Law
6 3 (0.92%) Banking
7 2 (0.62%) Advertising
7 2 (0.62%) Games
8 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.31%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 139 (42.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 87 (26.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 37 (11.38%) Systems Engineer
4 24 (7.38%) Developer
5 21 (6.46%) Architect
5 21 (6.46%) Java Developer
6 19 (5.85%) Administrator
6 19 (5.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (4.92%) Systems Administrator
7 16 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
8 12 (3.69%) Technical Architect
8 12 (3.69%) Consultant
8 12 (3.69%) DevOps Consultant
8 12 (3.69%) Operations Engineer
9 11 (3.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 8 (2.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 8 (2.46%) Linux Administrator
11 7 (2.15%) Senior Developer
11 7 (2.15%) AWS Architect
11 7 (2.15%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (17.85%) HTML
2 53 (16.31%) CSS
2 53 (16.31%) LAMP
3 44 (13.54%) Web Services
4 40 (12.31%) jQuery
5 34 (10.46%) HTML5
6 33 (10.15%) CSS3
7 31 (9.54%) AngularJS
8 27 (8.31%) Memcached
9 18 (5.54%) REST
10 14 (4.31%) Spring
11 11 (3.38%) Ajax
12 9 (2.77%) Ruby on Rails
12 9 (2.77%) Middleware
12 9 (2.77%) Application Packaging
13 8 (2.46%) Hibernate
14 7 (2.15%) Java EE
14 7 (2.15%) JSP
14 7 (2.15%) JSTL
14 7 (2.15%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 67 (20.62%) Data Centre
2 27 (8.31%) Replication
3 18 (5.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 17 (5.23%) Wiki
5 12 (3.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.38%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.15%) User Experience
8 6 (1.85%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.85%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.54%) Statistics
9 5 (1.54%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (1.23%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.23%) Bitcoin
11 2 (0.62%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.31%) PMI
12 1 (0.31%) NHS
12 1 (0.31%) Clustering
12 1 (0.31%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 283 (87.08%) Linux
2 77 (23.69%) UNIX
3 59 (18.15%) Ubuntu
4 46 (14.15%) CentOS
5 39 (12.00%) CoreOS
6 35 (10.77%) Debian
7 32 (9.85%) Windows
8 30 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (5.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (2.77%) Android
11 7 (2.15%) openSUSE
12 4 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.62%) SUSE
13 2 (0.62%) Solaris
14 1 (0.31%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (77.85%) DevOps
2 184 (56.62%) Configuration Management
3 158 (48.62%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (38.15%) Continuous Integration
5 77 (23.69%) TDD
6 61 (18.77%) BDD
7 57 (17.54%) Build Automation
8 50 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 40 (12.31%) E-Commerce
9 40 (12.31%) ITIL
10 31 (9.54%) Scrum
11 30 (9.23%) Kanban
12 25 (7.69%) Open Source
12 25 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
13 20 (6.15%) Service Management
14 18 (5.54%) Data Management
14 18 (5.54%) ITIL V2
14 18 (5.54%) DDoS Mitigation
15 17 (5.23%) Database Theory
15 17 (5.23%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 204 (62.77%) Ruby
2 196 (60.31%) Python
3 147 (45.23%) PHP
4 137 (42.15%) Bash Shell
5 123 (37.85%) Java
6 120 (36.92%) Perl
7 61 (18.77%) JavaScript
8 52 (16.00%) Scala
9 46 (14.15%) Go
10 44 (13.54%) C++
11 40 (12.31%) SQL
12 31 (9.54%) C#
13 17 (5.23%) PowerShell
14 12 (3.69%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.23%) Haskell
15 4 (1.23%) Clojure
16 1 (0.31%) Groovy
16 1 (0.31%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (14.46%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (11.38%) Degree
3 33 (10.15%) CCNA
4 14 (4.31%) CCNP
5 4 (1.23%) RHCE
6 3 (0.92%) CCIE
7 1 (0.31%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (4.00%) QA
3 11 (3.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 78 (24.00%) Docker
2 75 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (8.62%) VirtualBox
4 26 (8.00%) HDFS
5 24 (7.38%) Varnish
6 19 (5.85%) Postfix
7 18 (5.54%) Xen
7 18 (5.54%) XenServer
8 17 (5.23%) Samba
8 17 (5.23%) iptables
9 10 (3.08%) KVM
10 6 (1.85%) Hyper-V
11 5 (1.54%) Squid
12 4 (1.23%) Active Directory
13 3 (0.92%) vSphere
14 2 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.62%) Sendmail
15 1 (0.31%) NFS
15 1 (0.31%) vCloud
15 1 (0.31%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 321 (98.77%) Opscode Chef
2 296 (91.08%) Puppet
3 217 (66.77%) Ansible
4 100 (30.77%) Nagios
5 61 (18.77%) ZABBIX
6 43 (13.23%) Vagrant
7 26 (8.00%) Kubernetes
8 24 (7.38%) Graphite
9 19 (5.85%) logstash
9 19 (5.85%) Ganglia
10 17 (5.23%) Capistrano
11 9 (2.77%) Cacti
12 8 (2.46%) collectd
13 4 (1.23%) Rundeck
14 2 (0.62%) Kibana
14 2 (0.62%) HP SiteScope
14 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 2 (0.62%) HAProxy
15 1 (0.31%) Oozie
15 1 (0.31%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 92 (28.31%) SaltStack
2 80 (24.62%) VMware
3 53 (16.31%) Oracle
4 45 (13.85%) Red Hat
5 43 (13.23%) Splunk
6 41 (12.62%) Google
7 30 (9.23%) Rackspace
8 28 (8.62%) Citrix
9 26 (8.00%) New Relic
10 22 (6.77%) Cisco
11 18 (5.54%) Reuters
12 11 (3.38%) CheckPoint
13 6 (1.85%) F5
14 4 (1.23%) AppDynamics
14 4 (1.23%) Juniper
15 3 (0.92%) Microsoft
15 3 (0.92%) Cloudera
16 2 (0.62%) NetApp
16 2 (0.62%) Akamai
16 2 (0.62%) ProCurve
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: Circa £30,000 (dependent on experience)
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + on call
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excelent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Strategic Imperatives
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
ABRS
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 24 days ago