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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salt
Rank 733 816 -
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -
Permanent jobs citing Salt 117 30 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.031% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.77% 0.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 110 29 0
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £38,750 -
% change year-on-year
+35.48% -
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
6616 6035 5780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.70% 6.31% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5373 4787 4706
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +56 83 £62,500 +13.63% 11
Yorkshire - 13 £50,000 - 1
South West - 12 £67,500 - 2
South East -20 8 £50,000 +33.33%
West Midlands - 1 £52,500 -
Salt
UK

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 233 (98.73%) Puppet
2 225 (95.34%) Opscode Chef
3 194 (82.20%) Linux
4 187 (79.24%) DevOps
5 167 (70.76%) Python
6 139 (58.90%) Ruby
7 128 (54.24%) Bash Shell
8 110 (46.61%) Perl
9 107 (45.34%) Ansible
10 105 (44.49%) Java
11 101 (42.80%) Jenkins
12 92 (38.98%) Configuration Management
13 80 (33.90%) Nagios
14 76 (32.20%) PHP
15 71 (30.08%) NoSQL
16 68 (28.81%) Ubuntu
16 68 (28.81%) Continuous Integration
17 62 (26.27%) ZABBIX
18 60 (25.42%) Git (software)
19 59 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
20 56 (23.73%) VMware
21 53 (22.46%) VMware Infrastructure
22 51 (21.61%) MySQL
23 50 (21.19%) OpenStack
24 49 (20.76%) Big Data
24 49 (20.76%) Agile Software Development
24 49 (20.76%) CentOS
24 49 (20.76%) Amazon AWS
25 48 (20.34%) Red Hat
25 48 (20.34%) PostgreSQL

Salt
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (21.19%) OpenStack
2 37 (15.68%) Apache
3 32 (13.56%) nginx
4 23 (9.75%) Tomcat
5 18 (7.63%) Confluence
5 18 (7.63%) MediaWiki
6 17 (7.20%) Node.js
7 10 (4.24%) TWiki
8 9 (3.81%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (3.39%) WebLogic
9 8 (3.39%) JBoss
10 5 (2.12%) Drupal
10 5 (2.12%) WordPress
10 5 (2.12%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.27%) IIS
12 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.42%) CloudStack
Applications
1 9 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.85%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 49 (20.76%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (13.56%) SoftLayer
3 22 (9.32%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (5.93%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (5.08%) Route 53
6 6 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (1.69%) Rackspace Cloud
8 3 (1.27%) PaaS
8 3 (1.27%) Heroku
9 2 (0.85%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.42%) SaaS
10 1 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.42%) ElastiCache
10 1 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.44%) Firewall
2 22 (9.32%) TCP/IP
3 18 (7.63%) LAN
3 18 (7.63%) WAN
4 17 (7.20%) DNS
5 16 (6.78%) HTTP
6 14 (5.93%) Network Security
7 10 (4.24%) LDAP
7 10 (4.24%) HTTPS
7 10 (4.24%) SSH
8 8 (3.39%) VPN
8 8 (3.39%) IPv6
8 8 (3.39%) EIGRP
8 8 (3.39%) OSPF
8 8 (3.39%) BGP
8 8 (3.39%) IPsec
8 8 (3.39%) BIG-IP
9 5 (2.12%) Internet
9 5 (2.12%) NetScaler
9 5 (2.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (30.08%) NoSQL
2 59 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 51 (21.61%) MySQL
4 49 (20.76%) Big Data
5 48 (20.34%) PostgreSQL
6 46 (19.49%) MongoDB
7 42 (17.80%) Hadoop
8 35 (14.83%) Redis
9 12 (5.08%) Relational Database
9 12 (5.08%) SQL Server
10 10 (4.24%) Riak
11 9 (3.81%) CouchDB
12 8 (3.39%) Couchbase
12 8 (3.39%) SimpleDB
13 5 (2.12%) DB2
14 4 (1.69%) RDBMS
15 3 (1.27%) Informix
16 2 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
17 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 101 (42.80%) Jenkins
2 60 (25.42%) Git (software)
3 39 (16.53%) Hudson
4 36 (15.25%) Subversion
5 35 (14.83%) JIRA
6 25 (10.59%) Maven
7 16 (6.78%) Ant
8 15 (6.36%) Gradle
9 12 (5.08%) Mercurial
10 11 (4.66%) JUnit
11 10 (4.24%) MSBuild
11 10 (4.24%) Artifactory
11 10 (4.24%) GitLab
11 10 (4.24%) Bugzilla
11 10 (4.24%) Gerrit
11 10 (4.24%) TeamCity
12 5 (2.12%) TestNG
12 5 (2.12%) Selenium
12 5 (2.12%) Log4j
12 5 (2.12%) Bitbucket
General
1 19 (8.05%) Finance
2 6 (2.54%) Games
2 6 (2.54%) Banking
3 3 (1.27%) Law
4 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.42%) Marketing
5 1 (0.42%) Advertising
5 1 (0.42%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 89 (37.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 59 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 58 (24.58%) Linux Administrator
4 55 (23.31%) Administrator
5 51 (21.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 20 (8.47%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 20 (8.47%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 20 (8.47%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 19 (8.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 12 (5.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 12 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
9 10 (4.24%) Build Engineer
10 9 (3.81%) Architect
10 9 (3.81%) Developer
11 8 (3.39%) Technical Architect
12 7 (2.97%) Technical Leader
12 7 (2.97%) Team Leader
13 6 (2.54%) DevOps Consultant
13 6 (2.54%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (19.49%) LAMP
2 41 (17.37%) Web Services
3 16 (6.78%) Ruby on Rails
3 16 (6.78%) Resque
4 14 (5.93%) .NET
5 11 (4.66%) RabbitMQ
5 11 (4.66%) XML
6 7 (2.97%) jQuery
6 7 (2.97%) HTML
7 6 (2.54%) CSS
7 6 (2.54%) Ajax
7 6 (2.54%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (2.54%) RESTful
8 5 (2.12%) Spring
8 5 (2.12%) Django
8 5 (2.12%) Java EE
8 5 (2.12%) JSTL
8 5 (2.12%) Hibernate
8 5 (2.12%) Middleware
8 5 (2.12%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.44%) Open Source
2 26 (11.02%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.39%) Client/Server
3 8 (3.39%) Wiki
4 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (1.27%) Clustering
4 3 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.27%) IBM XIV
5 2 (0.85%) Derivative
6 1 (0.42%) Social Media
6 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.42%) Social Network
6 1 (0.42%) Online Games
6 1 (0.42%) Replication
6 1 (0.42%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.42%) User Experience
6 1 (0.42%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 194 (82.20%) Linux
2 68 (28.81%) Ubuntu
3 49 (20.76%) CentOS
4 46 (19.49%) Windows
5 43 (18.22%) UNIX
6 36 (15.25%) Debian
6 36 (15.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.12%) openSUSE
8 5 (2.12%) Android
9 3 (1.27%) SUSE
9 3 (1.27%) Solaris
10 1 (0.42%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (79.24%) DevOps
2 92 (38.98%) Configuration Management
3 68 (28.81%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (20.76%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (17.37%) E-Commerce
6 19 (8.05%) Load Balancing
7 14 (5.93%) OO
7 14 (5.93%) Scrum
8 13 (5.51%) TDD
8 13 (5.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (5.51%) Project Management
8 13 (5.51%) Mentoring
8 13 (5.51%) Build Automation
9 12 (5.08%) Software Engineering
10 8 (3.39%) Database Theory
10 8 (3.39%) Relational Database Theory
10 8 (3.39%) Data Modelling
10 8 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (2.97%) Resource Management
11 7 (2.97%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 167 (70.76%) Python
2 139 (58.90%) Ruby
3 128 (54.24%) Bash Shell
4 110 (46.61%) Perl
5 105 (44.49%) Java
6 76 (32.20%) PHP
7 32 (13.56%) SQL
8 18 (7.63%) Shell Script
9 13 (5.51%) C
10 10 (4.24%) PowerShell
10 10 (4.24%) Groovy
11 9 (3.81%) C++
12 8 (3.39%) Clojure
12 8 (3.39%) Scala
13 7 (2.97%) C#
14 6 (2.54%) JavaScript
14 6 (2.54%) Tcl
15 5 (2.12%) Golang
16 1 (0.42%) Lua
16 1 (0.42%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 30 (12.71%) Degree
2 13 (5.51%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (4.24%) CCNA
4 4 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.69%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.27%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.27%) CISSP
5 3 (1.27%) CCIE
5 3 (1.27%) CCSP
5 3 (1.27%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.81%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (22.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (9.32%) Xen
3 15 (6.36%) Docker
4 14 (5.93%) Varnish
5 9 (3.81%) vSphere
6 8 (3.39%) KVM
6 8 (3.39%) Samba
6 8 (3.39%) Postfix
6 8 (3.39%) XenServer
7 3 (1.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (1.27%) vCloud
8 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.42%) NFS
8 1 (0.42%) LXC
Systems Management
1 233 (98.73%) Puppet
2 225 (95.34%) Opscode Chef
3 107 (45.34%) Ansible
4 80 (33.90%) Nagios
5 62 (26.27%) ZABBIX
6 43 (18.22%) Graphite
7 32 (13.56%) Ganglia
8 28 (11.86%) Vagrant
9 23 (9.75%) Cacti
10 11 (4.66%) logstash
11 8 (3.39%) CFEngine
12 7 (2.97%) collectd
12 7 (2.97%) StatsD
13 4 (1.69%) HAProxy
13 4 (1.69%) Kibana
13 4 (1.69%) OpenView
14 3 (1.27%) Munin
14 3 (1.27%) SolarWinds Orion
14 3 (1.27%) NetBackup
14 3 (1.27%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 56 (23.73%) VMware
2 48 (20.34%) Red Hat
3 34 (14.41%) SaltStack
4 29 (12.29%) Oracle
5 19 (8.05%) Rackspace
6 13 (5.51%) Citrix
7 9 (3.81%) Cisco
8 8 (3.39%) New Relic
8 8 (3.39%) F5
9 7 (2.97%) Microsoft
9 7 (2.97%) Sony
10 6 (2.54%) Sybase
10 6 (2.54%) HP
11 4 (1.69%) IBM
12 3 (1.27%) Splunk
12 3 (1.27%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.27%) Veritas
13 2 (0.85%) Dell
13 2 (0.85%) SonicWALL
13 2 (0.85%) Riverbed
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