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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salt
Rank 700 797 835
Rank change year-on-year
+97 +38
Permanent jobs citing Salt 171 93 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.085% 0.020%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.35% 1.30% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 159 86 18
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £55,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +100.00%
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
7269 7133 6660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 7.10% 6.51% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5891 5742 5363
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +52 109 £57,500 +9.52% 9
Yorkshire +33 32 £42,500 - 1
South West - 17 £75,000 -
South East +15 6 £67,500 +17.39%
East of England - 4 £61,250 -
East Midlands - 2 £46,250 - 2
North West - 1 £50,000 - 1
Salt
UK

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 338 (99.12%) Opscode Chef
2 312 (91.50%) Puppet
3 302 (88.56%) Linux
4 269 (78.89%) DevOps
5 217 (63.64%) Ansible
6 207 (60.70%) Ruby
7 203 (59.53%) Python
8 191 (56.01%) Configuration Management
9 165 (48.39%) PHP
10 163 (47.80%) Jenkins
11 155 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
12 151 (44.28%) Bash Shell
13 147 (43.11%) Git (software)
14 139 (40.76%) Apache
15 126 (36.95%) Java
16 125 (36.66%) Amazon AWS
17 124 (36.36%) Perl
18 117 (34.31%) Continuous Integration
19 114 (33.43%) MySQL
20 100 (29.33%) Nagios
21 96 (28.15%) nginx
22 86 (25.22%) SaltStack
22 86 (25.22%) MongoDB
23 83 (24.34%) UNIX
24 80 (23.46%) VMware
25 79 (23.17%) Ubuntu
26 78 (22.87%) OpenStack
27 77 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
28 74 (21.70%) VMware Infrastructure
29 73 (21.41%) Redis

Salt
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 139 (40.76%) Apache
2 96 (28.15%) nginx
3 78 (22.87%) OpenStack
4 57 (16.72%) Node.js
5 28 (8.21%) Tomcat
6 26 (7.62%) Apache Spark
7 24 (7.04%) Drupal
8 19 (5.57%) CMS
9 18 (5.28%) MediaWiki
9 18 (5.28%) Confluence
10 8 (2.35%) JBoss
11 7 (2.05%) WordPress
12 6 (1.76%) IIS
13 4 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.59%) Lightstreamer
14 2 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 1 (0.29%) Apache Pig
15 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (1.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 125 (36.66%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (10.56%) IaaS
2 36 (10.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 24 (7.04%) Sumo Logic
4 21 (6.16%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (4.69%) SoftLayer
6 15 (4.40%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (3.23%) SaaS
8 10 (2.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (2.64%) PaaS
10 5 (1.47%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.47%) Route 53
11 2 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.59%) Heroku
12 1 (0.29%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.29%) Joyent
12 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
12 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 64 (18.77%) DNS
2 56 (16.42%) LAN
2 56 (16.42%) WAN
3 50 (14.66%) Firewall
4 36 (10.56%) VPN
5 28 (8.21%) HTTP
6 25 (7.33%) Internet
7 22 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
8 21 (6.16%) Network Security
9 20 (5.87%) LDAP
10 19 (5.57%) SSL
11 18 (5.28%) IPv6
11 18 (5.28%) TCP/IP
11 18 (5.28%) VLAN
11 18 (5.28%) IPsec
11 18 (5.28%) OSPF
11 18 (5.28%) BGP
11 18 (5.28%) EIGRP
12 11 (3.23%) SAN
13 10 (2.93%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (33.43%) MySQL
2 86 (25.22%) MongoDB
3 77 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
4 73 (21.41%) Redis
5 62 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 54 (15.84%) NoSQL
7 45 (13.20%) Relational Database
8 39 (11.44%) Hadoop
9 26 (7.62%) HBase
10 22 (6.45%) Big Data
11 9 (2.64%) SQL Server
12 8 (2.35%) CouchDB
13 3 (0.88%) InfluxDB
14 2 (0.59%) SimpleDB
14 2 (0.59%) Couchbase
15 1 (0.29%) Sqoop
15 1 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
15 1 (0.29%) Apache Hive
15 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 163 (47.80%) Jenkins
2 147 (43.11%) Git (software)
3 66 (19.35%) Hudson
4 55 (16.13%) Maven
5 42 (12.32%) Subversion
6 41 (12.02%) JIRA
7 28 (8.21%) Grunt
8 13 (3.81%) Selenium
8 13 (3.81%) TestNG
9 7 (2.05%) Bitbucket
9 7 (2.05%) Gradle
9 7 (2.05%) JUnit
9 7 (2.05%) Log4j
10 6 (1.76%) JMeter
10 6 (1.76%) WebDriver
10 6 (1.76%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.59%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.59%) RSpec
12 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.29%) Ant
General
1 42 (12.32%) Finance
2 19 (5.57%) Financial Institution
3 13 (3.81%) Marketing
4 9 (2.64%) Retail
5 8 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.47%) Law
7 3 (0.88%) Advertising
8 2 (0.59%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.29%) French Language
9 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 150 (43.99%) DevOps Engineer
2 96 (28.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 41 (12.02%) Systems Engineer
4 31 (9.09%) Administrator
5 28 (8.21%) Systems Administrator
6 23 (6.74%) Architect
7 22 (6.45%) Developer
8 21 (6.16%) Java Developer
9 19 (5.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 19 (5.57%) Linux Engineer
10 15 (4.40%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 15 (4.40%) Linux Administrator
11 13 (3.81%) Consultant
11 13 (3.81%) DevOps Consultant
11 13 (3.81%) Operations Engineer
12 12 (3.52%) Technical Architect
13 9 (2.64%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 9 (2.64%) AWS Architect
14 6 (1.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 6 (1.76%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (18.48%) LAMP
2 51 (14.96%) HTML
3 47 (13.78%) Web Services
4 46 (13.49%) CSS
5 40 (11.73%) jQuery
6 31 (9.09%) HTML5
7 30 (8.80%) CSS3
8 28 (8.21%) AngularJS
9 26 (7.62%) Memcached
10 19 (5.57%) REST
11 14 (4.11%) Spring
12 11 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
12 11 (3.23%) Middleware
13 9 (2.64%) Application Packaging
13 9 (2.64%) RabbitMQ
14 8 (2.35%) Ajax
14 8 (2.35%) Hibernate
15 7 (2.05%) JSP
15 7 (2.05%) .NET
15 7 (2.05%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 73 (21.41%) Data Centre
2 27 (7.92%) Replication
3 18 (5.28%) Wiki
3 18 (5.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 16 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.76%) User Experience
7 6 (1.76%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.47%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.47%) Statistics
9 4 (1.17%) Bitcoin
10 2 (0.59%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.59%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.59%) Informatics
10 2 (0.59%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.29%) PMI
11 1 (0.29%) Clustering
11 1 (0.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 302 (88.56%) Linux
2 83 (24.34%) UNIX
3 79 (23.17%) Ubuntu
4 56 (16.42%) CentOS
5 48 (14.08%) Debian
6 44 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (10.56%) Windows
8 35 (10.26%) CoreOS
9 18 (5.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (2.05%) openSUSE
11 7 (2.05%) Android
12 6 (1.76%) SUSE
13 4 (1.17%) Solaris
14 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.29%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (78.89%) DevOps
2 191 (56.01%) Configuration Management
3 155 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 117 (34.31%) Continuous Integration
5 63 (18.48%) TDD
6 57 (16.72%) Build Automation
7 53 (15.54%) Software Engineering
7 53 (15.54%) E-Commerce
8 51 (14.96%) BDD
9 39 (11.44%) ITIL
10 26 (7.62%) Disaster Recovery
10 26 (7.62%) Scrum
11 25 (7.33%) Open Source
12 22 (6.45%) Kanban
13 20 (5.87%) Service Management
14 18 (5.28%) Data Modelling
14 18 (5.28%) Data Management
14 18 (5.28%) ITIL V2
14 18 (5.28%) Capacity Planning
14 18 (5.28%) Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 207 (60.70%) Ruby
2 203 (59.53%) Python
3 165 (48.39%) PHP
4 151 (44.28%) Bash Shell
5 126 (36.95%) Java
6 124 (36.36%) Perl
7 54 (15.84%) JavaScript
8 45 (13.20%) SQL
8 45 (13.20%) Scala
9 40 (11.73%) C++
10 39 (11.44%) Go
11 32 (9.38%) C#
12 16 (4.69%) PowerShell
13 13 (3.81%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.17%) C
15 1 (0.29%) Haskell
15 1 (0.29%) Groovy
15 1 (0.29%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 56 (16.42%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (12.90%) Degree
3 39 (11.44%) CCNA
4 17 (4.99%) CCNP
5 6 (1.76%) CCIE
6 3 (0.88%) RHCE
7 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.29%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.81%) QA
3 11 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 74 (21.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (19.94%) Docker
3 29 (8.50%) Varnish
4 27 (7.92%) VirtualBox
5 26 (7.62%) HDFS
6 24 (7.04%) Samba
6 24 (7.04%) Xen
7 21 (6.16%) Postfix
8 19 (5.57%) XenServer
9 18 (5.28%) iptables
10 14 (4.11%) KVM
11 9 (2.64%) Active Directory
12 8 (2.35%) Hyper-V
13 5 (1.47%) vSphere
14 4 (1.17%) Squid
15 2 (0.59%) Sendmail
15 2 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 1 (0.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 338 (99.12%) Opscode Chef
2 312 (91.50%) Puppet
3 217 (63.64%) Ansible
4 100 (29.33%) Nagios
5 66 (19.35%) ZABBIX
6 36 (10.56%) Vagrant
7 28 (8.21%) Graphite
8 26 (7.62%) Kubernetes
9 23 (6.74%) Ganglia
10 14 (4.11%) Capistrano
11 13 (3.81%) logstash
12 7 (2.05%) Cacti
12 7 (2.05%) collectd
13 5 (1.47%) HAProxy
14 2 (0.59%) Check_MK
15 1 (0.29%) Rsyslog
15 1 (0.29%) Oozie
15 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Satellite
15 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 1 (0.29%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 86 (25.22%) SaltStack
2 80 (23.46%) VMware
3 54 (15.84%) Red Hat
4 51 (14.96%) Oracle
5 41 (12.02%) Splunk
6 37 (10.85%) Google
7 33 (9.68%) Rackspace
8 29 (8.50%) Citrix
9 27 (7.92%) Cisco
10 26 (7.62%) New Relic
11 18 (5.28%) Reuters
12 11 (3.23%) CheckPoint
13 8 (2.35%) F5
14 6 (1.76%) Juniper
15 5 (1.47%) Perforce
16 4 (1.17%) Brocade
16 4 (1.17%) AppDynamics
16 4 (1.17%) NetApp
17 3 (0.88%) Cloudera
18 2 (0.59%) Akamai
Rutland
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £30,000 to £45,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 10-20% bonus, extensive benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits and 20% bonus.
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: flexible, highly competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rutland
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum can be flexible based on salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 5 days ago
London
OHO Group
Salary: £30k - 55k per year
Posted: 13 days ago