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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salt
Rank 710 827 856
Rank change year-on-year
+117 +29
Permanent jobs citing Salt 139 36 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.036% 0.005%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.07% 0.58% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 124 31 5
Average salary £58,750 £60,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% +118.18%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £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
6714 6233 5733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.75% 6.27% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5387 4935 4519
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,071 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%

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 3 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 3 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 +71 100 £60,000 - 19
South West - 15 £73,750 - 2
Yorkshire - 11 £46,250 - 4
South East -16 10 £41,250 -28.26%
East of England - 2 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £52,500 -
Salt
UK

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 244 (98.79%) Puppet
2 241 (97.57%) Opscode Chef
3 204 (82.59%) DevOps
4 200 (80.97%) Linux
5 157 (63.56%) Python
6 140 (56.68%) Ruby
7 122 (49.39%) Java
8 120 (48.58%) Bash Shell
9 114 (46.15%) Ansible
10 111 (44.94%) Jenkins
11 106 (42.91%) Configuration Management
12 101 (40.89%) PHP
13 96 (38.87%) Perl
14 78 (31.58%) NoSQL
15 76 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
16 72 (29.15%) Git (software)
17 70 (28.34%) Ubuntu
18 62 (25.10%) Nagios
19 56 (22.67%) MySQL
19 56 (22.67%) Apache Cassandra
20 55 (22.27%) UNIX
21 54 (21.86%) OpenStack
22 53 (21.46%) ZABBIX
23 52 (21.05%) VMware
24 50 (20.24%) Windows
25 49 (19.84%) E-Commerce
26 48 (19.43%) Amazon AWS
26 48 (19.43%) Agile Software Development
27 47 (19.03%) Subversion
27 47 (19.03%) VMware Infrastructure

Salt
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 54 (21.86%) OpenStack
2 47 (19.03%) Apache
3 41 (16.60%) nginx
4 21 (8.50%) Confluence
4 21 (8.50%) MediaWiki
5 20 (8.10%) Tomcat
6 17 (6.88%) Node.js
7 12 (4.86%) Drupal
8 10 (4.05%) TWiki
9 9 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (2.02%) IIS
11 5 (2.02%) WordPress
12 3 (1.21%) CMS
13 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.40%) CloudStack
Applications
1 8 (3.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.81%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 48 (19.43%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (13.36%) SoftLayer
3 31 (12.55%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (6.48%) Route 53
5 8 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.21%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.81%) PaaS
8 2 (0.81%) Heroku
9 1 (0.40%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.40%) ElastiCache
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 41 (16.60%) Firewall
2 27 (10.93%) LAN
2 27 (10.93%) WAN
3 23 (9.31%) DNS
4 22 (8.91%) TCP/IP
5 17 (6.88%) Network Security
6 14 (5.67%) VPN
6 14 (5.67%) HTTP
7 13 (5.26%) LDAP
8 11 (4.45%) IPv6
8 11 (4.45%) OSPF
8 11 (4.45%) BGP
8 11 (4.45%) EIGRP
8 11 (4.45%) IPsec
9 7 (2.83%) SAN
10 6 (2.43%) HTTPS
10 6 (2.43%) SSH
11 5 (2.02%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (2.02%) Internet
12 4 (1.62%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (31.58%) NoSQL
2 56 (22.67%) MySQL
2 56 (22.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 47 (19.03%) Big Data
4 46 (18.62%) MongoDB
4 46 (18.62%) PostgreSQL
5 39 (15.79%) Hadoop
6 35 (14.17%) Redis
7 15 (6.07%) Relational Database
8 12 (4.86%) SQL Server
9 8 (3.24%) SimpleDB
9 8 (3.24%) Couchbase
10 7 (2.83%) Riak
11 6 (2.43%) CouchDB
12 4 (1.62%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.21%) Informix
14 2 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.81%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 111 (44.94%) Jenkins
2 72 (29.15%) Git (software)
3 47 (19.03%) Subversion
4 45 (18.22%) Hudson
5 38 (15.38%) JIRA
6 25 (10.12%) Maven
7 16 (6.48%) Ant
8 15 (6.07%) Gradle
9 12 (4.86%) Mercurial
10 11 (4.45%) JUnit
11 10 (4.05%) Bugzilla
11 10 (4.05%) TeamCity
11 10 (4.05%) Gerrit
11 10 (4.05%) MSBuild
11 10 (4.05%) Artifactory
11 10 (4.05%) GitLab
12 5 (2.02%) Bitbucket
12 5 (2.02%) TestNG
12 5 (2.02%) Log4j
12 5 (2.02%) Selenium
General
1 23 (9.31%) Finance
2 7 (2.83%) Games
3 6 (2.43%) Banking
4 4 (1.62%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.21%) Retail
5 3 (1.21%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.81%) Law
6 2 (0.81%) Advertising
6 2 (0.81%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) French Language
7 1 (0.40%) German Language
7 1 (0.40%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 104 (42.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 54 (21.86%) Systems Administrator
3 48 (19.43%) Administrator
4 39 (15.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 39 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
5 33 (13.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 20 (8.10%) Systems Engineer
7 14 (5.67%) Linux Engineer
8 13 (5.26%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 13 (5.26%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 13 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 13 (5.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 12 (4.86%) Architect
10 10 (4.05%) Build Engineer
11 9 (3.64%) DevOps Consultant
11 9 (3.64%) Developer
11 9 (3.64%) Consultant
12 8 (3.24%) Technical Architect
12 8 (3.24%) UNIX Administrator
12 8 (3.24%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (19.03%) LAMP
2 33 (13.36%) Web Services
3 15 (6.07%) .NET
3 15 (6.07%) Ruby on Rails
3 15 (6.07%) RabbitMQ
3 15 (6.07%) Resque
4 11 (4.45%) XML
5 9 (3.64%) Middleware
5 9 (3.64%) Django
6 7 (2.83%) jQuery
6 7 (2.83%) HTML
7 6 (2.43%) CSS
7 6 (2.43%) RESTful
7 6 (2.43%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (2.43%) Ajax
8 5 (2.02%) Spring
8 5 (2.02%) Java EE
8 5 (2.02%) JSTL
8 5 (2.02%) JSP
8 5 (2.02%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.74%) Computer Science
2 23 (9.31%) Open Source
3 11 (4.45%) Wiki
4 8 (3.24%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.62%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.21%) Clustering
6 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.21%) IBM XIV
6 3 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.81%) Derivative
7 2 (0.81%) Informatics
8 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.40%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.40%) Replication
8 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.40%) Social Media
8 1 (0.40%) Social Network
8 1 (0.40%) Online Games
8 1 (0.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 200 (80.97%) Linux
2 70 (28.34%) Ubuntu
3 55 (22.27%) UNIX
4 50 (20.24%) Windows
5 43 (17.41%) CentOS
6 42 (17.00%) Debian
7 38 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (4.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (2.83%) SUSE
10 6 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (2.02%) openSUSE
11 5 (2.02%) Android
11 5 (2.02%) Solaris
12 1 (0.40%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (82.59%) DevOps
2 106 (42.91%) Configuration Management
3 76 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (19.84%) E-Commerce
5 48 (19.43%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (8.50%) OO
7 16 (6.48%) Project Management
7 16 (6.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (6.48%) Scrum
7 16 (6.48%) Load Balancing
7 16 (6.48%) Software Engineering
7 16 (6.48%) Build Automation
8 15 (6.07%) TDD
9 12 (4.86%) Mentoring
10 11 (4.45%) Database Theory
10 11 (4.45%) Relational Database Theory
10 11 (4.45%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (4.45%) Resource Management
10 11 (4.45%) MVC
10 11 (4.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 157 (63.56%) Python
2 140 (56.68%) Ruby
3 122 (49.39%) Java
4 120 (48.58%) Bash Shell
5 101 (40.89%) PHP
6 96 (38.87%) Perl
7 38 (15.38%) SQL
8 18 (7.29%) Shell Script
9 17 (6.88%) C
10 11 (4.45%) C#
10 11 (4.45%) Groovy
11 9 (3.64%) C++
11 9 (3.64%) Scala
12 8 (3.24%) Clojure
13 7 (2.83%) JavaScript
14 6 (2.43%) Tcl
14 6 (2.43%) PowerShell
15 5 (2.02%) Golang
16 1 (0.40%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 35 (14.17%) Degree
2 22 (8.91%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (6.48%) CCNA
4 6 (2.43%) CCIE
4 6 (2.43%) CCNP
5 5 (2.02%) VCP4
6 4 (1.62%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.62%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.21%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.21%) CCSP
7 3 (1.21%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.64%) QA
2 3 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (19.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (9.72%) Varnish
3 20 (8.10%) Docker
4 17 (6.88%) Samba
5 15 (6.07%) Xen
6 12 (4.86%) Postfix
7 11 (4.45%) XenServer
8 8 (3.24%) vSphere
8 8 (3.24%) KVM
9 6 (2.43%) Active Directory
10 3 (1.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (1.21%) vCloud
11 2 (0.81%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.40%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.40%) NFS
12 1 (0.40%) LXC
Systems Management
1 244 (98.79%) Puppet
2 241 (97.57%) Opscode Chef
3 114 (46.15%) Ansible
4 62 (25.10%) Nagios
5 53 (21.46%) ZABBIX
6 43 (17.41%) Graphite
7 33 (13.36%) Ganglia
8 23 (9.31%) Vagrant
9 12 (4.86%) Cacti
10 10 (4.05%) logstash
11 6 (2.43%) collectd
11 6 (2.43%) StatsD
12 4 (1.62%) Kibana
12 4 (1.62%) OpenView
12 4 (1.62%) HAProxy
13 3 (1.21%) Opsview
13 3 (1.21%) NetBackup
13 3 (1.21%) Munin
13 3 (1.21%) SolarWinds Orion
13 3 (1.21%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 52 (21.05%) VMware
2 44 (17.81%) Red Hat
3 37 (14.98%) SaltStack
4 25 (10.12%) Oracle
5 18 (7.29%) Rackspace
6 15 (6.07%) Cisco
7 11 (4.45%) Citrix
8 6 (2.43%) Microsoft
8 6 (2.43%) HP
8 6 (2.43%) Sybase
8 6 (2.43%) Sony
8 6 (2.43%) New Relic
9 5 (2.02%) F5
9 5 (2.02%) Splunk
10 4 (1.62%) Perforce
10 4 (1.62%) IBM
11 3 (1.21%) Reuters
11 3 (1.21%) Veritas
11 3 (1.21%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.81%) Brocade
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 - 75,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excelent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Explore Group
Posted: 21 days ago