The table below looks at the statistics for Salt skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Salt over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salt
Rank 481 600 624
Rank change year-on-year
+119 +24
Permanent jobs citing Salt 136 70 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.14% 0.018%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.04% 2.14% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 129 58 6
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,750 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £57,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +109.09%
Salt
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3366 3276 2861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 7.86% 6.67% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2851 2731 2298
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.87% -4.70%

Salt
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Salt across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Salt Jobs Demand Trend in London

Salt
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Salt across the London region.

Salt Salary Trend in London

Salt
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Salt across the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Salt Salary Histogram in London

Salt
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Salt within the London region over the 3 months to 29 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
City of London +43 15 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £55,000 -
Salt
England

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 236 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 217 (91.95%) Puppet
3 193 (81.78%) Linux
4 183 (77.54%) DevOps
5 132 (55.93%) Ansible
6 119 (50.42%) Python
7 113 (47.88%) Ruby
8 110 (46.61%) Java
8 110 (46.61%) Configuration Management
9 105 (44.49%) Jenkins
10 103 (43.64%) Git (software)
10 103 (43.64%) Amazon AWS
11 99 (41.95%) PHP
12 96 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
13 93 (39.41%) Bash Shell
14 69 (29.24%) Apache
15 68 (28.81%) Ubuntu
16 66 (27.97%) E-Commerce
17 65 (27.54%) Perl
18 58 (24.58%) MySQL
19 54 (22.88%) Nagios
20 50 (21.19%) OpenStack
21 49 (20.76%) PostgreSQL
22 48 (20.34%) Apache Cassandra
23 46 (19.49%) Continuous Integration
24 45 (19.07%) nginx
25 44 (18.64%) UNIX
25 44 (18.64%) SaltStack
26 43 (18.22%) Oracle
26 43 (18.22%) NoSQL

Salt
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 69 (29.24%) Apache
2 50 (21.19%) OpenStack
3 45 (19.07%) nginx
4 24 (10.17%) Tomcat
5 23 (9.75%) Drupal
6 13 (5.51%) Node.js
7 12 (5.08%) CMS
7 12 (5.08%) WordPress
8 11 (4.66%) Apache Spark
9 9 (3.81%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (3.39%) MediaWiki
10 8 (3.39%) Confluence
11 4 (1.69%) TWiki
12 3 (1.27%) IIS
13 2 (0.85%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.85%) Lightstreamer
13 2 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.42%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (0.85%) MS Project
1 2 (0.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 103 (43.64%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (12.71%) AWS CloudFormation
3 26 (11.02%) Amazon EC2
4 24 (10.17%) SoftLayer
5 15 (6.36%) IaaS
6 14 (5.93%) Route 53
7 13 (5.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (4.66%) Sumo Logic
9 9 (3.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (1.69%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.27%) Heroku
11 3 (1.27%) PaaS
12 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.42%) Joyent
13 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
13 1 (0.42%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 35 (14.83%) DNS
2 21 (8.90%) Firewall
3 16 (6.78%) VPN
3 16 (6.78%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (6.36%) WAN
4 15 (6.36%) HTTP
4 15 (6.36%) LAN
5 13 (5.51%) SSL
6 12 (5.08%) Internet
6 12 (5.08%) VLAN
7 11 (4.66%) SAN
8 7 (2.97%) Network Security
8 7 (2.97%) TCP/IP
9 5 (2.12%) LDAP
10 4 (1.69%) IPv6
10 4 (1.69%) IPsec
10 4 (1.69%) EIGRP
10 4 (1.69%) OSPF
10 4 (1.69%) BGP
11 3 (1.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (24.58%) MySQL
2 49 (20.76%) PostgreSQL
3 48 (20.34%) Apache Cassandra
4 43 (18.22%) NoSQL
5 38 (16.10%) MongoDB
6 34 (14.41%) Redis
7 27 (11.44%) Hadoop
8 26 (11.02%) Big Data
9 18 (7.63%) SQL Server
10 17 (7.20%) Relational Database
11 11 (4.66%) HBase
12 3 (1.27%) InfluxDB
13 1 (0.42%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 105 (44.49%) Jenkins
2 103 (43.64%) Git (software)
3 42 (17.80%) Subversion
4 37 (15.68%) Maven
5 34 (14.41%) JIRA
6 27 (11.44%) Hudson
7 16 (6.78%) Gradle
7 16 (6.78%) JUnit
7 16 (6.78%) TestNG
7 16 (6.78%) Selenium
8 13 (5.51%) Grunt
9 12 (5.08%) Bitbucket
9 12 (5.08%) Log4j
10 9 (3.81%) Ant
11 6 (2.54%) Mercurial
12 4 (1.69%) Bugzilla
12 4 (1.69%) JMeter
12 4 (1.69%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.69%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.69%) Cucumber
General
1 37 (15.68%) Finance
2 12 (5.08%) Financial Institution
3 10 (4.24%) Marketing
4 7 (2.97%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.54%) Law
6 5 (2.12%) Retail
7 4 (1.69%) Games
7 4 (1.69%) Banking
8 3 (1.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.42%) French Language
9 1 (0.42%) German Language
Job Titles
1 81 (34.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 44 (18.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 33 (13.98%) Systems Engineer
4 30 (12.71%) Administrator
4 30 (12.71%) Systems Administrator
5 22 (9.32%) Linux Engineer
5 22 (9.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 22 (9.32%) Linux Administrator
5 22 (9.32%) Developer
6 21 (8.90%) Java Developer
7 18 (7.63%) Architect
8 12 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (4.66%) AWS Architect
10 9 (3.81%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 8 (3.39%) Technical Architect
12 7 (2.97%) Junior
13 6 (2.54%) Network Engineer
13 6 (2.54%) Senior Developer
13 6 (2.54%) Senior Java Developer
14 4 (1.69%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (15.25%) Web Services
2 28 (11.86%) LAMP
3 26 (11.02%) jQuery
3 26 (11.02%) HTML
4 25 (10.59%) CSS
5 16 (6.78%) Spring
6 15 (6.36%) Middleware
7 14 (5.93%) AngularJS
7 14 (5.93%) Ruby on Rails
8 13 (5.51%) HTML5
8 13 (5.51%) .NET
8 13 (5.51%) CSS3
9 12 (5.08%) REST
9 12 (5.08%) JSP
9 12 (5.08%) Hibernate
9 12 (5.08%) RESTful
9 12 (5.08%) Ajax
9 12 (5.08%) Java EE
9 12 (5.08%) JSTL
10 11 (4.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.53%) Data Centre
2 23 (9.75%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.93%) Replication
4 12 (5.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 10 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.69%) Wiki
7 4 (1.69%) User Experience
7 4 (1.69%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.27%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.85%) Bitcoin
9 2 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.85%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.42%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.42%) Clustering
10 1 (0.42%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.42%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 193 (81.78%) Linux
2 68 (28.81%) Ubuntu
3 44 (18.64%) UNIX
4 27 (11.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (11.02%) CentOS
6 23 (9.75%) Debian
7 18 (7.63%) Windows
8 13 (5.51%) CoreOS
9 12 (5.08%) Android
9 12 (5.08%) openSUSE
10 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.27%) SUSE
11 3 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (77.54%) DevOps
2 110 (46.61%) Configuration Management
3 96 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (27.97%) E-Commerce
5 46 (19.49%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (14.83%) TDD
7 24 (10.17%) Software Engineering
8 22 (9.32%) BDD
8 22 (9.32%) Scrum
9 20 (8.47%) Open Source
10 18 (7.63%) ITIL
11 15 (6.36%) Web Development
11 15 (6.36%) OO
11 15 (6.36%) Project Management
12 14 (5.93%) Build Automation
13 13 (5.51%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (5.08%) DDoS Mitigation
14 12 (5.08%) ITIL V2
14 12 (5.08%) Service Management
14 12 (5.08%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (50.42%) Python
2 113 (47.88%) Ruby
3 110 (46.61%) Java
4 99 (41.95%) PHP
5 93 (39.41%) Bash Shell
6 65 (27.54%) Perl
7 33 (13.98%) SQL
8 30 (12.71%) JavaScript
9 24 (10.17%) C#
10 20 (8.47%) Scala
11 14 (5.93%) Go
11 14 (5.93%) C++
12 12 (5.08%) Shell Script
13 11 (4.66%) C
14 8 (3.39%) PowerShell
15 5 (2.12%) Groovy
16 4 (1.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 35 (14.83%) Degree
2 25 (10.59%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (5.93%) CCNP
4 11 (4.66%) CCNA
5 6 (2.54%) CCIE
6 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (4.66%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (17.80%) Docker
2 33 (13.98%) Varnish
3 31 (13.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (5.93%) VirtualBox
5 11 (4.66%) HDFS
6 9 (3.81%) Xen
7 8 (3.39%) KVM
8 6 (2.54%) Postfix
8 6 (2.54%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.69%) Samba
9 4 (1.69%) XenServer
9 4 (1.69%) iptables
10 3 (1.27%) Squid
11 2 (0.85%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.42%) vCloud
12 1 (0.42%) vSphere
12 1 (0.42%) NFS
Systems Management
1 236 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 217 (91.95%) Puppet
3 132 (55.93%) Ansible
4 54 (22.88%) Nagios
5 41 (17.37%) ZABBIX
6 26 (11.02%) Graphite
7 25 (10.59%) Ganglia
8 18 (7.63%) Vagrant
9 13 (5.51%) Kubernetes
10 8 (3.39%) Capistrano
11 4 (1.69%) logstash
12 3 (1.27%) Kibana
12 3 (1.27%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.85%) Check_MK
14 1 (0.42%) collectd
14 1 (0.42%) Cacti
Vendors
1 44 (18.64%) SaltStack
2 43 (18.22%) Oracle
3 38 (16.10%) VMware
4 27 (11.44%) Red Hat
5 21 (8.90%) Rackspace
6 19 (8.05%) Cisco
7 15 (6.36%) Splunk
8 14 (5.93%) Google
9 13 (5.51%) New Relic
10 12 (5.08%) Reuters
11 8 (3.39%) CheckPoint
12 6 (2.54%) F5
13 5 (2.12%) Perforce
14 4 (1.69%) Sybase
14 4 (1.69%) Citrix
14 4 (1.69%) AppDynamics
15 3 (1.27%) Brocade
15 3 (1.27%) Juniper
15 3 (1.27%) NetApp
16 2 (0.85%) Adobe
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