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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salt
Rank 655 768 900
Rank change year-on-year
+113 +132
Permanent jobs citing Salt 256 177 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.17% 0.064%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.24% 2.35% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 231 158 55
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £75,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +30.43%
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
7894 7530 7313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 8.16% 7.19% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6436 6015 5822
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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 +22 148 £62,500 +8.69% 24
Yorkshire +65 64 £50,000 +17.64% 6
North East - 15 £30,000 -
South East +18 12 £53,500 +7.00% 2
South West -21 7 £70,000 -6.66%
East of England +19 6 £46,500 -15.45% 1
East Midlands - 2 £65,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £27,500 -
Salt
UK

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 399 (90.89%) Opscode Chef
2 366 (83.37%) Puppet
3 354 (80.64%) Linux
4 336 (76.54%) Ansible
5 304 (69.25%) DevOps
6 264 (60.14%) Python
7 236 (53.76%) Amazon AWS
8 220 (50.11%) Continuous Integration
9 215 (48.97%) Git (software)
10 212 (48.29%) Jenkins
11 211 (48.06%) Ruby
12 193 (43.96%) Bash Shell
13 176 (40.09%) Configuration Management
14 173 (39.41%) Java
15 169 (38.50%) Red Hat
16 157 (35.76%) Agile Software Development
17 144 (32.80%) Perl
18 139 (31.66%) MySQL
19 134 (30.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 122 (27.79%) VMware
21 121 (27.56%) PHP
22 117 (26.65%) Windows
23 110 (25.06%) VMware Infrastructure
24 105 (23.92%) Oracle
25 103 (23.46%) Docker
26 99 (22.55%) PostgreSQL
27 93 (21.18%) Microsoft Azure
28 90 (20.50%) Firewall
29 89 (20.27%) Unix
30 88 (20.05%) MongoDB

Salt
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 74 (16.86%) OpenStack
2 70 (15.95%) CloudStack
3 61 (13.90%) Tomcat
4 55 (12.53%) WebLogic
5 52 (11.85%) Node.js
6 51 (11.62%) Apache
7 48 (10.93%) JBoss
7 48 (10.93%) WebSphere
8 34 (7.74%) WebSphere Application Server
9 28 (6.38%) Apache Spark
9 28 (6.38%) Jetty
10 26 (5.92%) Apache Solr
10 26 (5.92%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (3.42%) nginx
12 8 (1.82%) Drupal
13 7 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 7 (1.59%) Lightstreamer
14 6 (1.37%) WordPress
15 2 (0.46%) Confluence
15 2 (0.46%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 5 (1.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 236 (53.76%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (21.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (9.11%) Amazon S3
4 35 (7.97%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (5.01%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 22 (5.01%) PaaS
6 20 (4.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 20 (4.56%) IaaS
7 18 (4.10%) AWS Lambda
8 14 (3.19%) Amazon EMR
8 14 (3.19%) Amazon Kinesis
9 13 (2.96%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (2.28%) GitHub
11 5 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (1.14%) Datadog
12 4 (0.91%) Google Compute Engine
12 4 (0.91%) Heroku
12 4 (0.91%) SoftLayer
12 4 (0.91%) Sumo Logic
13 3 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 90 (20.50%) Firewall
2 54 (12.30%) DNS
3 24 (5.47%) SSL
4 22 (5.01%) HTTP
5 21 (4.78%) TCP/IP
6 16 (3.64%) Internet
7 13 (2.96%) VPN
8 12 (2.73%) VoIP
9 10 (2.28%) IPsec
9 10 (2.28%) SAN
10 8 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (1.59%) DHCP
11 7 (1.59%) LDAP
12 6 (1.37%) BIG-IP
12 6 (1.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (1.37%) SSH
13 4 (0.91%) iSCSI
13 4 (0.91%) SMS
13 4 (0.91%) SMTP
14 3 (0.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (31.66%) MySQL
2 99 (22.55%) PostgreSQL
3 88 (20.05%) MongoDB
4 73 (16.63%) SQL Server
5 61 (13.90%) Redis
6 56 (12.76%) Hadoop
7 52 (11.85%) Big Data
8 42 (9.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 39 (8.88%) Informix
10 38 (8.66%) NoSQL
11 27 (6.15%) Couchbase
12 25 (5.69%) Riak
13 23 (5.24%) Amazon RDS
14 21 (4.78%) Relational Database
15 14 (3.19%) Amazon Redshift
16 7 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (1.14%) GIS
17 5 (1.14%) HBase
18 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
18 2 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 215 (48.97%) Git (software)
2 212 (48.29%) Jenkins
3 71 (16.17%) Subversion
4 59 (13.44%) TeamCity
5 36 (8.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 35 (7.97%) JIRA
7 34 (7.74%) Vagrant
8 20 (4.56%) Maven
9 11 (2.51%) Gradle
10 9 (2.05%) Selenium
10 9 (2.05%) TestNG
11 8 (1.82%) Hudson
12 7 (1.59%) RSpec
12 7 (1.59%) Travis CI
13 6 (1.37%) Bitbucket
13 6 (1.37%) JMeter
13 6 (1.37%) JUnit
13 6 (1.37%) Log4j
14 5 (1.14%) Ant
14 5 (1.14%) Mercurial
General
1 46 (10.48%) Finance
2 35 (7.97%) Retail
3 27 (6.15%) Banking
4 16 (3.64%) Law
5 13 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.05%) Back Office
7 7 (1.59%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.37%) Games
8 6 (1.37%) Marketing
9 4 (0.91%) Advertising
10 3 (0.68%) Front Office
11 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 227 (51.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 194 (44.19%) Linux Engineer
3 161 (36.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 158 (35.99%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 78 (17.77%) AWS Engineer
6 67 (15.26%) Cloud Engineer
7 56 (12.76%) Systems Engineer
8 54 (12.30%) Developer
8 54 (12.30%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 53 (12.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 52 (11.85%) Systems Administrator
11 51 (11.62%) Administrator
12 46 (10.48%) DevOps Systems Engineer
13 45 (10.25%) Linux Administrator
14 44 (10.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 42 (9.57%) Java Developer
16 38 (8.66%) DevOps Administrator
17 36 (8.20%) Linux DevOps Administrator
17 36 (8.20%) Senior Cloud Engineer
18 34 (7.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (15.95%) .NET
2 61 (13.90%) LAMP
3 29 (6.61%) ActiveMQ
4 28 (6.38%) ELK Stack
5 26 (5.92%) RabbitMQ
6 25 (5.69%) React
7 24 (5.47%) Lucene
8 19 (4.33%) LAPP Stack
9 18 (4.10%) Web Services
10 17 (3.87%) RESTful
10 17 (3.87%) Spring
11 14 (3.19%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (3.19%) Middleware
12 13 (2.96%) JMS
13 12 (2.73%) CSS
13 12 (2.73%) HTML
13 12 (2.73%) J2EE
13 12 (2.73%) Play Framework
14 11 (2.51%) jQuery
15 8 (1.82%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.52%) Data Centre
2 28 (6.38%) Clustering
3 25 (5.69%) User Experience
4 21 (4.78%) Public Cloud
5 20 (4.56%) Fintech
6 17 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (3.87%) Enterprise Storage
7 11 (2.51%) iPad
8 9 (2.05%) IBM XIV
9 8 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (1.82%) Replication
10 7 (1.59%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (1.14%) Minimum Viable Product
13 4 (0.91%) Derivative
13 4 (0.91%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.91%) PKI
14 3 (0.68%) e-Learning
14 3 (0.68%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 354 (80.64%) Linux
2 134 (30.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 117 (26.65%) Windows
4 89 (20.27%) Unix
5 43 (9.79%) Ubuntu
6 33 (7.52%) CentOS
7 23 (5.24%) Debian
8 22 (5.01%) Android
9 16 (3.64%) Apple iOS
9 16 (3.64%) Windows Server
10 6 (1.37%) Mac OS X
10 6 (1.37%) openSUSE
11 5 (1.14%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.46%) SUSE
12 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.46%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (69.25%) DevOps
2 220 (50.11%) Continuous Integration
3 176 (40.09%) Configuration Management
4 157 (35.76%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (19.36%) High Availability
6 80 (18.22%) Scrum
7 66 (15.03%) Mentoring
8 63 (14.35%) TDD
9 60 (13.67%) Performance Tuning
10 48 (10.93%) DSDM
10 48 (10.93%) RUP
11 45 (10.25%) Continuous Delivery
12 42 (9.57%) Open Source
13 36 (8.20%) Load Balancing
14 35 (7.97%) Software Delivery
15 34 (7.74%) OO
16 32 (7.29%) Kanban
17 30 (6.83%) Disaster Recovery
17 30 (6.83%) E-Commerce
18 29 (6.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 264 (60.14%) Python
2 211 (48.06%) Ruby
3 193 (43.96%) Bash Shell
4 173 (39.41%) Java
5 144 (32.80%) Perl
6 121 (27.56%) PHP
7 55 (12.53%) Go
8 43 (9.79%) C#
9 42 (9.57%) JavaScript
10 37 (8.43%) Shell Script
11 33 (7.52%) SQL
12 27 (6.15%) Scala
13 24 (5.47%) C++
14 20 (4.56%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.68%) Lua
16 2 (0.46%) Clojure
16 2 (0.46%) Groovy
17 1 (0.23%) AWK
17 1 (0.23%) Haskell
17 1 (0.23%) sed
Qualifications
1 22 (5.01%) CCDE
1 22 (5.01%) CCIE
1 22 (5.01%) CCNP
1 22 (5.01%) CCSP
1 22 (5.01%) Cisco Certification
1 22 (5.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (4.33%) Degree
3 13 (2.96%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.96%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.59%) CISSP
5 6 (1.37%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.42%) QA
2 9 (2.05%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.37%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 110 (25.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 103 (23.46%) Docker
3 47 (10.71%) vSphere
4 46 (10.48%) Xen
5 26 (5.92%) XenServer
6 25 (5.69%) VirtualBox
7 20 (4.56%) KVM
8 10 (2.28%) Active Directory
8 10 (2.28%) Varnish
9 8 (1.82%) Squid
10 7 (1.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 6 (1.37%) NFS
12 5 (1.14%) iptables
13 4 (0.91%) HDFS
13 4 (0.91%) Samba
14 3 (0.68%) vCloud
15 2 (0.46%) Firmware
15 2 (0.46%) Postfix
15 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
16 1 (0.23%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 399 (90.89%) Opscode Chef
2 366 (83.37%) Puppet
3 336 (76.54%) Ansible
4 87 (19.82%) Nagios
5 60 (13.67%) Graphite
6 55 (12.53%) Grafana
7 54 (12.30%) Opsview
8 53 (12.07%) Cacti
9 43 (9.79%) Terraform
10 39 (8.88%) CFEngine
11 37 (8.43%) logstash
12 34 (7.74%) Kibana
13 33 (7.52%) FortiGate
14 30 (6.83%) Cobbler
15 24 (5.47%) Tivoli
16 19 (4.33%) ZABBIX
17 16 (3.64%) Kubernetes
18 9 (2.05%) Munin
18 9 (2.05%) OpenNMS
18 9 (2.05%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 169 (38.50%) Red Hat
2 122 (27.79%) VMware
3 105 (23.92%) Oracle
4 86 (19.59%) F5
5 60 (13.67%) Microsoft
6 44 (10.02%) Cisco
7 28 (6.38%) SaltStack
8 27 (6.15%) Google
9 24 (5.47%) EnterpriseDB
10 23 (5.24%) IBM
10 23 (5.24%) Rackspace
11 22 (5.01%) Symantec
12 17 (3.87%) Juniper
13 14 (3.19%) HP
13 14 (3.19%) New Relic
14 13 (2.96%) Fiorano
15 12 (2.73%) Splunk
16 11 (2.51%) Akamai
16 11 (2.51%) Dell
16 11 (2.51%) NetApp
West Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
AdRoc Group
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
AdRoc Group
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + a 10% - 15% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Strategic Imperatives
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full benefits
Posted: 22 days ago