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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salt
Rank 677 804 848
Rank change year-on-year
+127 +44
Permanent jobs citing Salt 177 85 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.078% 0.008%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.56% 1.24% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 162 72 8
Average salary £57,500 £53,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.97% +26.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £57,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +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
6914 6875 6165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.94% 6.27% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5584 5540 4874
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +111 142 £57,500 +9.52% 8
South West - 17 £75,000 -
Yorkshire +21 14 £42,500 +21.42%
South East -1 3 £50,000 -13.04% 1
East of England +14 1 £55,000 -
Salt
UK

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 309 (99.36%) Opscode Chef
2 293 (94.21%) Puppet
3 266 (85.53%) Linux
4 253 (81.35%) DevOps
5 178 (57.23%) Python
6 171 (54.98%) Ruby
7 165 (53.05%) Ansible
8 161 (51.77%) Configuration Management
9 149 (47.91%) PHP
10 145 (46.62%) Bash Shell
11 142 (45.66%) Jenkins
12 128 (41.16%) Git (software)
13 124 (39.87%) Amazon AWS
14 122 (39.23%) Java
15 118 (37.94%) Perl
16 113 (36.33%) Agile Software Development
17 100 (32.15%) Apache
18 92 (29.58%) Continuous Integration
19 85 (27.33%) Ubuntu
20 76 (24.44%) MySQL
20 76 (24.44%) UNIX
21 74 (23.79%) nginx
22 70 (22.51%) Nagios
23 69 (22.19%) E-Commerce
24 67 (21.54%) OpenStack
25 64 (20.58%) NoSQL
25 64 (20.58%) LAMP
26 61 (19.61%) Hudson
27 59 (18.97%) PostgreSQL
28 56 (18.01%) MongoDB

Salt
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 100 (32.15%) Apache
2 74 (23.79%) nginx
3 67 (21.54%) OpenStack
4 31 (9.97%) Node.js
5 30 (9.65%) Tomcat
6 22 (7.07%) Drupal
7 18 (5.79%) Confluence
7 18 (5.79%) MediaWiki
8 12 (3.86%) WordPress
9 11 (3.54%) Apache Spark
9 11 (3.54%) CMS
10 9 (2.89%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (2.89%) IIS
11 5 (1.61%) TWiki
12 2 (0.64%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.64%) Lightstreamer
12 2 (0.64%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.32%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (0.64%) MS Project
1 2 (0.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 124 (39.87%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (10.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 28 (9.00%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (8.36%) SoftLayer
5 16 (5.14%) Route 53
6 15 (4.82%) IaaS
7 13 (4.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (3.54%) Sumo Logic
9 9 (2.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (1.29%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.96%) Heroku
11 3 (0.96%) PaaS
12 2 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.32%) Joyent
13 1 (0.32%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 48 (15.43%) LAN
1 48 (15.43%) WAN
2 45 (14.47%) Firewall
3 38 (12.22%) DNS
4 24 (7.72%) VPN
5 17 (5.47%) Network Security
6 16 (5.14%) TCP/IP
7 15 (4.82%) Intrusion Detection
7 15 (4.82%) HTTP
8 14 (4.50%) LDAP
9 13 (4.18%) IPsec
9 13 (4.18%) Internet
9 13 (4.18%) EIGRP
9 13 (4.18%) OSPF
9 13 (4.18%) BGP
9 13 (4.18%) IPv6
10 12 (3.86%) SSL
11 11 (3.54%) VLAN
11 11 (3.54%) SAN
12 5 (1.61%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (24.44%) MySQL
2 64 (20.58%) NoSQL
3 59 (18.97%) PostgreSQL
4 56 (18.01%) MongoDB
5 53 (17.04%) Redis
6 51 (16.40%) Apache Cassandra
7 30 (9.65%) Big Data
7 30 (9.65%) Hadoop
8 26 (8.36%) Relational Database
9 18 (5.79%) SQL Server
10 11 (3.54%) HBase
11 8 (2.57%) SimpleDB
11 8 (2.57%) Couchbase
12 3 (0.96%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 142 (45.66%) Jenkins
2 128 (41.16%) Git (software)
3 61 (19.61%) Hudson
4 53 (17.04%) Subversion
5 47 (15.11%) JIRA
6 38 (12.22%) Maven
7 17 (5.47%) Gradle
8 16 (5.14%) JUnit
8 16 (5.14%) Selenium
8 16 (5.14%) TestNG
9 13 (4.18%) Grunt
10 12 (3.86%) Log4j
10 12 (3.86%) Bitbucket
11 10 (3.22%) Ant
12 7 (2.25%) Mercurial
13 5 (1.61%) GitLab
13 5 (1.61%) Artifactory
13 5 (1.61%) Gerrit
13 5 (1.61%) MSBuild
13 5 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (12.22%) Finance
2 12 (3.86%) Financial Institution
3 9 (2.89%) Marketing
4 7 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.93%) Law
6 5 (1.61%) Retail
7 4 (1.29%) Games
7 4 (1.29%) Banking
8 3 (0.96%) Advertising
9 1 (0.32%) French Language
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 141 (45.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 71 (22.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 45 (14.47%) Systems Administrator
3 45 (14.47%) Administrator
4 37 (11.90%) Systems Engineer
5 28 (9.00%) Linux Administrator
5 28 (9.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 22 (7.07%) Linux Engineer
7 21 (6.75%) Developer
8 20 (6.43%) Java Developer
9 19 (6.11%) Architect
10 12 (3.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 12 (3.86%) AWS Architect
11 11 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (2.89%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 9 (2.89%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 9 (2.89%) UNIX Administrator
12 9 (2.89%) Technical Architect
13 8 (2.57%) Technical Leader
14 7 (2.25%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (20.58%) LAMP
2 37 (11.90%) Web Services
3 26 (8.36%) jQuery
3 26 (8.36%) HTML
4 25 (8.04%) CSS
5 16 (5.14%) Spring
6 15 (4.82%) Middleware
7 14 (4.50%) Ruby on Rails
7 14 (4.50%) AngularJS
8 13 (4.18%) CSS3
8 13 (4.18%) Ajax
8 13 (4.18%) HTML5
8 13 (4.18%) .NET
9 12 (3.86%) JSP
9 12 (3.86%) Hibernate
9 12 (3.86%) RESTful
9 12 (3.86%) Memcached
9 12 (3.86%) JSTL
9 12 (3.86%) Java EE
10 11 (3.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.72%) Computer Science
2 20 (6.43%) Open Source
3 14 (4.50%) Replication
4 13 (4.18%) Wiki
5 11 (3.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 10 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (2.57%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.61%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (1.29%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.29%) Bitcoin
10 4 (1.29%) User Experience
11 2 (0.64%) Informatics
11 2 (0.64%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.64%) Performance Metrics
12 1 (0.32%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.32%) Clustering
12 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.32%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 266 (85.53%) Linux
2 85 (27.33%) Ubuntu
3 76 (24.44%) UNIX
4 45 (14.47%) CentOS
4 45 (14.47%) Debian
5 41 (13.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 39 (12.54%) Windows
7 13 (4.18%) CoreOS
7 13 (4.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (3.86%) openSUSE
8 12 (3.86%) Android
9 9 (2.89%) SUSE
10 6 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.29%) Solaris
12 1 (0.32%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (81.35%) DevOps
2 161 (51.77%) Configuration Management
3 113 (36.33%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (29.58%) Continuous Integration
5 69 (22.19%) E-Commerce
6 45 (14.47%) TDD
7 37 (11.90%) Build Automation
8 36 (11.58%) Software Engineering
9 24 (7.72%) Scrum
9 24 (7.72%) BDD
10 17 (5.47%) Load Balancing
10 17 (5.47%) ITIL
11 16 (5.14%) OO
12 15 (4.82%) Continuous Delivery
12 15 (4.82%) Project Management
13 14 (4.50%) Web Development
14 13 (4.18%) Database Theory
14 13 (4.18%) Relational Database Theory
14 13 (4.18%) Capacity Planning
14 13 (4.18%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 178 (57.23%) Python
2 171 (54.98%) Ruby
3 149 (47.91%) PHP
4 145 (46.62%) Bash Shell
5 122 (39.23%) Java
6 118 (37.94%) Perl
7 42 (13.50%) SQL
8 29 (9.32%) JavaScript
9 24 (7.72%) C#
10 22 (7.07%) C++
11 20 (6.43%) Scala
12 16 (5.14%) Shell Script
13 14 (4.50%) Go
14 11 (3.54%) C
15 10 (3.22%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.93%) Groovy
17 4 (1.29%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 49 (15.76%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (12.22%) Degree
3 35 (11.25%) CCNA
4 14 (4.50%) CCNP
5 6 (1.93%) CCIE
6 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.54%) QA
1 11 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (15.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (13.83%) Docker
3 33 (10.61%) Varnish
4 19 (6.11%) Samba
5 15 (4.82%) Postfix
6 14 (4.50%) VirtualBox
7 13 (4.18%) iptables
7 13 (4.18%) XenServer
8 11 (3.54%) HDFS
9 10 (3.22%) Xen
10 9 (2.89%) KVM
11 7 (2.25%) vSphere
12 6 (1.93%) Active Directory
12 6 (1.93%) Hyper-V
13 3 (0.96%) Squid
14 2 (0.64%) Sendmail
14 2 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 1 (0.32%) vCloud
15 1 (0.32%) NFS
Systems Management
1 309 (99.36%) Opscode Chef
2 293 (94.21%) Puppet
3 165 (53.05%) Ansible
4 70 (22.51%) Nagios
5 52 (16.72%) ZABBIX
6 28 (9.00%) Graphite
7 27 (8.68%) Ganglia
8 20 (6.43%) Vagrant
9 13 (4.18%) Kubernetes
10 10 (3.22%) Capistrano
11 5 (1.61%) logstash
12 4 (1.29%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.96%) Kibana
14 2 (0.64%) collectd
14 2 (0.64%) Check_MK
15 1 (0.32%) StatsD
15 1 (0.32%) BladeLogic
15 1 (0.32%) Cacti
Vendors
1 55 (17.68%) VMware
2 47 (15.11%) SaltStack
3 44 (14.15%) Oracle
4 43 (13.83%) Red Hat
5 25 (8.04%) Cisco
6 22 (7.07%) Rackspace
7 14 (4.50%) Google
7 14 (4.50%) Splunk
8 13 (4.18%) New Relic
8 13 (4.18%) Citrix
9 11 (3.54%) Reuters
10 8 (2.57%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.93%) F5
12 5 (1.61%) Perforce
13 4 (1.29%) Sybase
13 4 (1.29%) AppDynamics
14 3 (0.96%) Brocade
14 3 (0.96%) NetApp
14 3 (0.96%) Juniper
15 2 (0.64%) Adobe
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