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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salt
Rank 748 851 -
Rank change year-on-year
+103 -
Permanent jobs citing Salt 118 22 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.022% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.66% 0.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 109 22 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
7114 6108 6200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.67% 6.11% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5659 4981 5116
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 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +80 104 £55,000 - 14
South East -2 9 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Yorkshire - 3 - -
North West - 1 £50,000 - 1
Salt
UK

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 196 (100.00%) Puppet
2 176 (89.80%) Linux
3 165 (84.18%) Opscode Chef
4 163 (83.16%) Python
5 135 (68.88%) Bash Shell
6 126 (64.29%) DevOps
6 126 (64.29%) Ruby
7 124 (63.27%) Perl
8 116 (59.18%) Nagios
9 106 (54.08%) Ansible
10 102 (52.04%) Ubuntu
11 91 (46.43%) MySQL
12 83 (42.35%) CentOS
13 80 (40.82%) Red Hat
14 77 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
14 77 (39.29%) VMware
15 69 (35.20%) Xen
16 68 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
16 68 (34.69%) Apache
16 68 (34.69%) ZABBIX
17 64 (32.65%) nginx
18 61 (31.12%) Web Services
19 60 (30.61%) Amazon AWS
20 56 (28.57%) Cacti
21 55 (28.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 51 (26.02%) PostgreSQL
23 50 (25.51%) Configuration Management
24 49 (25.00%) MongoDB
25 48 (24.49%) Tomcat
26 47 (23.98%) Java

Salt
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 68 (34.69%) Apache
2 64 (32.65%) nginx
3 48 (24.49%) Tomcat
4 32 (16.33%) WebLogic
5 30 (15.31%) OpenStack
6 16 (8.16%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.02%) Node.js
8 1 (0.51%) CloudStack
Applications
1 4 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 60 (30.61%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (11.22%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (6.63%) SaaS
4 10 (5.10%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (4.08%) Rackspace Cloud
6 5 (2.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 5 (2.55%) ElastiCache
6 5 (2.55%) Amazon S3
7 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (1.53%) PaaS
8 3 (1.53%) Google Apps
9 2 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (1.02%) Route 53
10 1 (0.51%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 38 (19.39%) BIG-IP
2 28 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 28 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 25 (12.76%) TCP/IP
4 18 (9.18%) DNS
4 18 (9.18%) HTTP
5 17 (8.67%) HTTPS
5 17 (8.67%) SSH
6 8 (4.08%) SNMP
7 7 (3.57%) Firewall
8 6 (3.06%) tcpdump
8 6 (3.06%) Multicast
8 6 (3.06%) FTP
8 6 (3.06%) Kerberos
8 6 (3.06%) LDAP
9 4 (2.04%) Network Security
10 1 (0.51%) SMTP
10 1 (0.51%) Internet
10 1 (0.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (46.43%) MySQL
2 51 (26.02%) PostgreSQL
3 49 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 42 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 35 (17.86%) NoSQL
6 29 (14.80%) Big Data
7 28 (14.29%) Hadoop
7 28 (14.29%) DB2
8 25 (12.76%) Redis
9 17 (8.67%) Riak
10 16 (8.16%) CouchDB
11 10 (5.10%) Relational Database
12 7 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (2.04%) Oracle Database
14 3 (1.53%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 34 (17.35%) Jenkins
2 28 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 17 (8.67%) Hudson
4 11 (5.61%) JIRA
5 6 (3.06%) Subversion
6 5 (2.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (2.55%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (4.59%) Finance
2 5 (2.55%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.53%) Marketing
4 2 (1.02%) Automotive
4 2 (1.02%) Retail
5 1 (0.51%) Front Office
5 1 (0.51%) Back Office
5 1 (0.51%) Games
5 1 (0.51%) Law
5 1 (0.51%) Advertising
5 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 88 (44.90%) Linux Administrator
2 75 (38.27%) Administrator
3 66 (33.67%) Systems Administrator
4 64 (32.65%) DevOps Engineer
5 54 (27.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 25 (12.76%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 25 (12.76%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 25 (12.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 21 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (3.57%) Analyst
8 7 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.06%) Linux Support Engineer
9 6 (3.06%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (3.06%) Team Leader
9 6 (3.06%) Linux Support
9 6 (3.06%) Support Engineer
10 5 (2.55%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (2.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (2.55%) Integration Engineer
11 4 (2.04%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (31.12%) Web Services
2 32 (16.33%) LAMP
3 19 (9.69%) XML
4 14 (7.14%) Resque
4 14 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (3.57%) .NET
5 7 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
5 7 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (3.06%) ZeroMQ
6 6 (3.06%) JSON
7 5 (2.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.88%) Open Source
2 24 (12.24%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.57%) Hedge funds
4 6 (3.06%) Replication
5 2 (1.02%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.51%) Blog
6 1 (0.51%) Social Network
6 1 (0.51%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 176 (89.80%) Linux
2 102 (52.04%) Ubuntu
3 83 (42.35%) CentOS
4 55 (28.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (20.41%) Debian
6 38 (19.39%) Windows
7 33 (16.84%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (64.29%) DevOps
2 77 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (25.51%) Configuration Management
4 40 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (16.33%) Load Balancing
6 28 (14.29%) ITIL
6 28 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 28 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
7 15 (7.65%) Analytics
8 13 (6.63%) Customer Insight
9 10 (5.10%) Software Engineering
9 10 (5.10%) OOP
9 10 (5.10%) OO
10 8 (4.08%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (3.57%) Scrum
12 6 (3.06%) Mentoring
13 5 (2.55%) Service Delivery
13 5 (2.55%) Integration Testing
13 5 (2.55%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (2.55%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 163 (83.16%) Python
2 135 (68.88%) Bash Shell
3 126 (64.29%) Ruby
4 124 (63.27%) Perl
5 47 (23.98%) Java
6 34 (17.35%) PHP
7 31 (15.82%) SQL
8 12 (6.12%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.57%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.04%) Scala
10 4 (2.04%) Clojure
10 4 (2.04%) AWK
10 4 (2.04%) Lua
11 2 (1.02%) C
11 2 (1.02%) C++
12 1 (0.51%) Golang
Qualifications
1 23 (11.73%) Degree
2 6 (3.06%) CCNA
2 6 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (3.06%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.53%) QA
System Software
1 69 (35.20%) Xen
2 68 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (22.45%) KVM
4 12 (6.12%) Varnish
5 9 (4.59%) vSphere
6 7 (3.57%) XenServer
7 6 (3.06%) Postfix
7 6 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.04%) Hyper-V
9 3 (1.53%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.51%) NFS
10 1 (0.51%) Docker
10 1 (0.51%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 196 (100.00%) Puppet
2 165 (84.18%) Opscode Chef
3 116 (59.18%) Nagios
4 106 (54.08%) Ansible
5 68 (34.69%) ZABBIX
6 56 (28.57%) Cacti
7 32 (16.33%) CFEngine
8 26 (13.27%) Ganglia
9 23 (11.73%) Vagrant
10 12 (6.12%) HAProxy
11 9 (4.59%) logstash
12 8 (4.08%) collectd
12 8 (4.08%) StatsD
13 7 (3.57%) Munin
13 7 (3.57%) Zenoss
14 6 (3.06%) Rsyslog
15 5 (2.55%) Graylog2
16 2 (1.02%) Check_MK
17 1 (0.51%) SCOM
17 1 (0.51%) Kibana
Vendors
1 80 (40.82%) Red Hat
2 77 (39.29%) VMware
3 38 (19.39%) Oracle
4 36 (18.37%) Rackspace
5 32 (16.33%) JBoss
6 31 (15.82%) SaltStack
7 28 (14.29%) F5
7 28 (14.29%) Citrix
8 13 (6.63%) SoftLayer
9 5 (2.55%) New Relic
10 4 (2.04%) Google
10 4 (2.04%) Sony
10 4 (2.04%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.51%) Dell
11 1 (0.51%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.51%) Perforce
11 1 (0.51%) Riverbed
11 1 (0.51%) Splunk
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Notonthehighstreet.com
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus extensive equity package
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago