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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salt
Rank 709 803 856
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +53
Permanent jobs citing Salt 143 60 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.058% 0.007%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.10% 0.91% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 126 48 7
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +118.18%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +109.09%
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
6801 6565 5845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.78% 6.30% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5492 5219 4559
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,425 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 March 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 March 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 +99 111 £57,500 -4.16% 15
South West - 13 £75,000 -
Yorkshire - 9 £42,500 - 4
South East -5 8 £32,500 -45.83% 1
East of England +11 2 £55,000 - 1
Salt
UK

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 249 (97.65%) Opscode Chef
2 246 (96.47%) Puppet
3 209 (81.96%) Linux
4 207 (81.18%) DevOps
5 151 (59.22%) Python
6 144 (56.47%) Ruby
7 125 (49.02%) Java
8 122 (47.84%) Bash Shell
9 115 (45.10%) Ansible
10 114 (44.71%) Jenkins
11 113 (44.31%) Configuration Management
12 111 (43.53%) PHP
13 101 (39.61%) Perl
14 84 (32.94%) Git (software)
15 76 (29.80%) Continuous Integration
16 71 (27.84%) Ubuntu
17 68 (26.67%) NoSQL
18 61 (23.92%) MySQL
19 60 (23.53%) Nagios
20 59 (23.14%) Apache
21 57 (22.35%) VMware
22 55 (21.57%) Subversion
23 54 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
23 54 (21.18%) UNIX
23 54 (21.18%) E-Commerce
24 53 (20.78%) OpenStack
25 52 (20.39%) ZABBIX
26 51 (20.00%) LAMP
26 51 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
27 50 (19.61%) Windows

Salt
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 59 (23.14%) Apache
2 53 (20.78%) OpenStack
3 50 (19.61%) nginx
4 25 (9.80%) Tomcat
5 24 (9.41%) Confluence
5 24 (9.41%) MediaWiki
6 17 (6.67%) Node.js
7 14 (5.49%) Drupal
8 10 (3.92%) TWiki
9 9 (3.53%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (2.75%) WordPress
11 6 (2.35%) IIS
12 5 (1.96%) CMS
13 3 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.78%) MS Project
3 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 45 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (12.94%) Amazon EC2
3 32 (12.55%) SoftLayer
4 25 (9.80%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (6.67%) Route 53
6 6 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.57%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (1.18%) Heroku
9 2 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.39%) ElastiCache
10 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (18.43%) Firewall
2 34 (13.33%) LAN
2 34 (13.33%) WAN
3 24 (9.41%) DNS
4 19 (7.45%) TCP/IP
4 19 (7.45%) VPN
5 17 (6.67%) Network Security
6 16 (6.27%) LDAP
7 14 (5.49%) IPv6
7 14 (5.49%) OSPF
7 14 (5.49%) BGP
7 14 (5.49%) EIGRP
7 14 (5.49%) IPsec
8 10 (3.92%) SAN
8 10 (3.92%) HTTP
9 8 (3.14%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (1.96%) SSL
10 5 (1.96%) VLAN
10 5 (1.96%) VoIP
11 4 (1.57%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 61 (23.92%) MySQL
3 51 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 47 (18.43%) PostgreSQL
5 43 (16.86%) MongoDB
6 42 (16.47%) Big Data
7 34 (13.33%) Redis
8 32 (12.55%) Hadoop
9 18 (7.06%) Relational Database
10 14 (5.49%) SQL Server
11 8 (3.14%) SimpleDB
11 8 (3.14%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.57%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.18%) Informix
13 3 (1.18%) CouchDB
13 3 (1.18%) Riak
13 3 (1.18%) InfluxDB
14 2 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 114 (44.71%) Jenkins
2 84 (32.94%) Git (software)
3 55 (21.57%) Subversion
4 48 (18.82%) Hudson
5 42 (16.47%) JIRA
6 26 (10.20%) Maven
7 17 (6.67%) Gradle
8 16 (6.27%) Ant
9 13 (5.10%) JUnit
10 12 (4.71%) Mercurial
11 10 (3.92%) TeamCity
11 10 (3.92%) Gerrit
11 10 (3.92%) MSBuild
11 10 (3.92%) Bugzilla
11 10 (3.92%) Artifactory
11 10 (3.92%) GitLab
12 7 (2.75%) Log4j
12 7 (2.75%) Selenium
12 7 (2.75%) Bitbucket
12 7 (2.75%) TestNG
General
1 25 (9.80%) Finance
2 7 (2.75%) Games
3 6 (2.35%) Banking
3 6 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.96%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.57%) Retail
6 3 (1.18%) Law
7 2 (0.78%) Advertising
7 2 (0.78%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) French Language
8 1 (0.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 113 (44.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 52 (20.39%) Systems Administrator
3 49 (19.22%) Administrator
4 46 (18.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 35 (13.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 35 (13.73%) Linux Administrator
6 24 (9.41%) Systems Engineer
7 17 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
8 14 (5.49%) Architect
9 13 (5.10%) AWS Architect
10 11 (4.31%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 10 (3.92%) Build Engineer
12 9 (3.53%) DevOps Consultant
12 9 (3.53%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 9 (3.53%) Developer
12 9 (3.53%) Consultant
12 9 (3.53%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 9 (3.53%) UNIX Administrator
13 8 (3.14%) Technical Architect
14 7 (2.75%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (20.00%) LAMP
2 30 (11.76%) Web Services
3 15 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
3 15 (5.88%) Resque
4 13 (5.10%) RabbitMQ
5 11 (4.31%) XML
5 11 (4.31%) .NET
6 9 (3.53%) HTML
6 9 (3.53%) Middleware
6 9 (3.53%) Django
6 9 (3.53%) jQuery
7 8 (3.14%) Ajax
7 8 (3.14%) CSS
8 7 (2.75%) JSP
8 7 (2.75%) Hibernate
8 7 (2.75%) Spring
8 7 (2.75%) Java EE
8 7 (2.75%) RESTful
8 7 (2.75%) JSTL
9 5 (1.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.98%) Computer Science
2 23 (9.02%) Open Source
3 14 (5.49%) Wiki
4 8 (3.14%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.57%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.57%) Clustering
6 3 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.18%) IBM XIV
6 3 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.78%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.78%) Derivative
7 2 (0.78%) Informatics
8 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.39%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.39%) Replication
8 1 (0.39%) PMI
8 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.39%) User Experience
8 1 (0.39%) Social Network
8 1 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 209 (81.96%) Linux
2 71 (27.84%) Ubuntu
3 54 (21.18%) UNIX
4 50 (19.61%) Windows
5 43 (16.86%) Debian
6 39 (15.29%) CentOS
7 37 (14.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (3.53%) SUSE
10 7 (2.75%) Android
10 7 (2.75%) openSUSE
11 6 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (2.35%) Solaris
12 1 (0.39%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (81.18%) DevOps
2 113 (44.31%) Configuration Management
3 76 (29.80%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (21.18%) E-Commerce
4 54 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (9.02%) Build Automation
6 19 (7.45%) Load Balancing
6 19 (7.45%) OO
7 18 (7.06%) Project Management
8 17 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (6.67%) TDD
9 15 (5.88%) Scrum
10 14 (5.49%) Software Engineering
10 14 (5.49%) Data Modelling
10 14 (5.49%) Capacity Planning
10 14 (5.49%) Database Theory
10 14 (5.49%) Relational Database Theory
11 11 (4.31%) Auto-Scaling
11 11 (4.31%) PRINCE2
11 11 (4.31%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 151 (59.22%) Python
2 144 (56.47%) Ruby
3 125 (49.02%) Java
4 122 (47.84%) Bash Shell
5 111 (43.53%) PHP
6 101 (39.61%) Perl
7 41 (16.08%) SQL
8 21 (8.24%) Shell Script
9 14 (5.49%) C
10 11 (4.31%) C#
10 11 (4.31%) Groovy
11 9 (3.53%) C++
11 9 (3.53%) JavaScript
11 9 (3.53%) Scala
12 6 (2.35%) Tcl
13 4 (1.57%) Clojure
14 3 (1.18%) Golang
14 3 (1.18%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.39%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 32 (12.55%) Degree
2 30 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (7.84%) CCNA
4 10 (3.92%) CCNP
5 9 (3.53%) CCIE
6 4 (1.57%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.57%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.18%) CCSP
7 3 (1.18%) CISSP
7 3 (1.18%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.75%) QA
2 5 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (9.41%) Varnish
3 22 (8.63%) Docker
4 20 (7.84%) Samba
5 16 (6.27%) Postfix
6 14 (5.49%) XenServer
6 14 (5.49%) iptables
7 13 (5.10%) Xen
8 9 (3.53%) vSphere
9 8 (3.14%) KVM
10 6 (2.35%) Active Directory
11 3 (1.18%) Hyper-V
11 3 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.78%) vCloud
12 2 (0.78%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.39%) NFS
13 1 (0.39%) LXC
Systems Management
1 249 (97.65%) Opscode Chef
2 246 (96.47%) Puppet
3 115 (45.10%) Ansible
4 60 (23.53%) Nagios
5 52 (20.39%) ZABBIX
6 39 (15.29%) Graphite
7 32 (12.55%) Ganglia
8 20 (7.84%) Vagrant
9 9 (3.53%) Cacti
10 6 (2.35%) logstash
11 4 (1.57%) OpenView
12 3 (1.18%) Kibana
12 3 (1.18%) Opsview
12 3 (1.18%) NetBackup
12 3 (1.18%) Munin
12 3 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
12 3 (1.18%) Red Hat Satellite
12 3 (1.18%) collectd
12 3 (1.18%) StatsD
13 2 (0.78%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 57 (22.35%) VMware
2 47 (18.43%) Red Hat
3 34 (13.33%) SaltStack
4 28 (10.98%) Oracle
5 21 (8.24%) Cisco
6 14 (5.49%) Citrix
7 13 (5.10%) Rackspace
8 6 (2.35%) New Relic
8 6 (2.35%) F5
8 6 (2.35%) HP
8 6 (2.35%) Sybase
9 5 (1.96%) Splunk
9 5 (1.96%) Reuters
9 5 (1.96%) Perforce
10 4 (1.57%) IBM
11 3 (1.18%) Juniper
11 3 (1.18%) NetApp
11 3 (1.18%) Veritas
11 3 (1.18%) Brocade
11 3 (1.18%) SolarWinds
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quant Capital
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago