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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salt
Rank 534 586 -
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -
Permanent jobs citing Salt 90 29 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.068% -
As % of the Systems Management category 2.94% 0.99% -
Number of salaries quoted 90 28 0
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £38,750 -
% change year-on-year
+35.48% -
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
3062 2934 2578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 7.39% 6.86% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2561 2396 2149
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +5 10 £48,750 -11.36% 3
Salt
England

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 200 (100.00%) Puppet
2 193 (96.50%) Opscode Chef
3 158 (79.00%) Linux
4 156 (78.00%) DevOps
5 149 (74.50%) Python
6 122 (61.00%) Ruby
7 104 (52.00%) Bash Shell
8 98 (49.00%) Ansible
8 98 (49.00%) Java
9 93 (46.50%) Perl
10 85 (42.50%) Jenkins
11 83 (41.50%) Nagios
12 68 (34.00%) Configuration Management
13 64 (32.00%) Ubuntu
14 61 (30.50%) ZABBIX
14 61 (30.50%) NoSQL
15 59 (29.50%) Apache Cassandra
16 51 (25.50%) Git (software)
17 50 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
17 50 (25.00%) Big Data
18 49 (24.50%) OpenStack
19 47 (23.50%) Agile Software Development
20 46 (23.00%) VMware
21 45 (22.50%) PHP
22 44 (22.00%) CentOS
23 43 (21.50%) Hadoop
24 42 (21.00%) VMware Infrastructure
24 42 (21.00%) Continuous Integration
24 42 (21.00%) Web Services
25 41 (20.50%) PostgreSQL

Salt
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 49 (24.50%) OpenStack
2 28 (14.00%) Apache
3 27 (13.50%) nginx
4 19 (9.50%) Tomcat
5 12 (6.00%) Confluence
5 12 (6.00%) MediaWiki
6 10 (5.00%) WebLogic
6 10 (5.00%) JBoss
6 10 (5.00%) TWiki
6 10 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (3.00%) Node.js
8 5 (2.50%) WordPress
8 5 (2.50%) Drupal
8 5 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 50 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (16.50%) SoftLayer
3 20 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (7.00%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (5.50%) Route 53
6 6 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (2.00%) Rackspace Cloud
8 3 (1.50%) PaaS
8 3 (1.50%) Heroku
9 1 (0.50%) SaaS
9 1 (0.50%) ElastiCache
9 1 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.50%) TCP/IP
2 17 (8.50%) DNS
3 16 (8.00%) HTTP
4 10 (5.00%) HTTPS
4 10 (5.00%) BIG-IP
4 10 (5.00%) SSH
5 9 (4.50%) Firewall
6 7 (3.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (3.50%) NetScaler
7 6 (3.00%) LAN
7 6 (3.00%) WAN
7 6 (3.00%) Network Security
8 4 (2.00%) LDAP
9 3 (1.50%) SNMP
10 2 (1.00%) VPN
10 2 (1.00%) DHCP
10 2 (1.00%) IPv6
10 2 (1.00%) OSPF
10 2 (1.00%) BGP
10 2 (1.00%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (30.50%) NoSQL
2 59 (29.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 50 (25.00%) Big Data
4 43 (21.50%) Hadoop
5 41 (20.50%) PostgreSQL
6 35 (17.50%) MySQL
7 34 (17.00%) MongoDB
8 23 (11.50%) Redis
9 12 (6.00%) SQL Server
10 10 (5.00%) CouchDB
10 10 (5.00%) Riak
11 7 (3.50%) DB2
12 3 (1.50%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 85 (42.50%) Jenkins
2 51 (25.50%) Git (software)
3 26 (13.00%) Hudson
3 26 (13.00%) Subversion
4 25 (12.50%) Maven
4 25 (12.50%) JIRA
5 16 (8.00%) Ant
6 15 (7.50%) Gradle
7 12 (6.00%) Mercurial
8 11 (5.50%) JUnit
9 10 (5.00%) Bugzilla
9 10 (5.00%) TeamCity
9 10 (5.00%) MSBuild
9 10 (5.00%) Gerrit
9 10 (5.00%) Artifactory
9 10 (5.00%) GitLab
10 5 (2.50%) Bitbucket
10 5 (2.50%) TestNG
10 5 (2.50%) Selenium
10 5 (2.50%) Log4j
General
1 21 (10.50%) Finance
2 6 (3.00%) Banking
3 3 (1.50%) Law
4 2 (1.00%) Games
4 2 (1.00%) Retail
5 1 (0.50%) Marketing
5 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.50%) Front Office
5 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 68 (34.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 56 (28.00%) Linux Administrator
3 50 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
4 47 (23.50%) Administrator
4 47 (23.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 21 (10.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 21 (10.50%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 21 (10.50%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 16 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 13 (6.50%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (5.00%) Build Engineer
9 9 (4.50%) Architect
10 8 (4.00%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.50%) Developer
11 7 (3.50%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (3.50%) Team Leader
12 6 (3.00%) Senior Consultant
12 6 (3.00%) Consultant
12 6 (3.00%) DevOps Consultant
13 5 (2.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (21.00%) Web Services
2 32 (16.00%) LAMP
3 16 (8.00%) Resque
3 16 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 13 (6.50%) .NET
5 12 (6.00%) XML
6 6 (3.00%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (2.50%) RESTful
7 5 (2.50%) Django
7 5 (2.50%) jQuery
7 5 (2.50%) Ajax
7 5 (2.50%) Java EE
7 5 (2.50%) JSTL
7 5 (2.50%) Spring
7 5 (2.50%) Hibernate
7 5 (2.50%) Middleware
7 5 (2.50%) HTML
7 5 (2.50%) CSS
7 5 (2.50%) JSP
8 2 (1.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.00%) Open Source
2 26 (13.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.00%) Wiki
3 2 (1.00%) Derivative
4 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.50%) Replication
4 1 (0.50%) Mobile Games
4 1 (0.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 158 (79.00%) Linux
2 64 (32.00%) Ubuntu
3 44 (22.00%) CentOS
4 37 (18.50%) UNIX
5 31 (15.50%) Windows
5 31 (15.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (14.00%) Debian
7 5 (2.50%) openSUSE
7 5 (2.50%) Android
8 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (78.00%) DevOps
2 68 (34.00%) Configuration Management
3 47 (23.50%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (21.00%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 14 (7.00%) Scrum
7 13 (6.50%) Mentoring
8 12 (6.00%) OO
9 11 (5.50%) Load Balancing
10 10 (5.00%) Project Management
10 10 (5.00%) Software Engineering
11 7 (3.50%) Resource Management
11 7 (3.50%) Web Development
11 7 (3.50%) Statistical Analysis
11 7 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (3.50%) ITIL
11 7 (3.50%) PRINCE2
12 6 (3.00%) Migration
12 6 (3.00%) Unit Testing
12 6 (3.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 149 (74.50%) Python
2 122 (61.00%) Ruby
3 104 (52.00%) Bash Shell
4 98 (49.00%) Java
5 93 (46.50%) Perl
6 45 (22.50%) PHP
7 22 (11.00%) SQL
8 12 (6.00%) C
8 12 (6.00%) Shell Script
9 10 (5.00%) Groovy
10 8 (4.00%) PowerShell
10 8 (4.00%) Scala
10 8 (4.00%) Clojure
11 7 (3.50%) C#
12 6 (3.00%) Tcl
13 5 (2.50%) Golang
13 5 (2.50%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.50%) Lua
14 1 (0.50%) AWK
Qualifications
1 29 (14.50%) Degree
2 4 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (2.00%) CCNA
3 2 (1.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.50%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (21.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (12.50%) Xen
3 14 (7.00%) Docker
3 14 (7.00%) Varnish
4 10 (5.00%) KVM
5 3 (1.50%) vCloud
5 3 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.50%) vSphere
6 2 (1.00%) Samba
6 2 (1.00%) Postfix
6 2 (1.00%) XenServer
7 1 (0.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 200 (100.00%) Puppet
2 193 (96.50%) Opscode Chef
3 98 (49.00%) Ansible
4 83 (41.50%) Nagios
5 61 (30.50%) ZABBIX
6 39 (19.50%) Graphite
7 34 (17.00%) Ganglia
8 26 (13.00%) Vagrant
9 23 (11.50%) Cacti
10 10 (5.00%) CFEngine
11 8 (4.00%) logstash
12 5 (2.50%) collectd
12 5 (2.50%) StatsD
13 4 (2.00%) OpenView
13 4 (2.00%) Kibana
14 3 (1.50%) Red Hat Satellite
14 3 (1.50%) HAProxy
14 3 (1.50%) Munin
15 1 (0.50%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 46 (23.00%) VMware
2 38 (19.00%) Red Hat
3 32 (16.00%) SaltStack
4 29 (14.50%) Oracle
5 18 (9.00%) Rackspace
6 9 (4.50%) New Relic
6 9 (4.50%) Citrix
7 7 (3.50%) F5
7 7 (3.50%) Sony
7 7 (3.50%) Microsoft
8 6 (3.00%) Sybase
9 3 (1.50%) Splunk
9 3 (1.50%) Cisco
9 3 (1.50%) HP
10 2 (1.00%) Dell
10 2 (1.00%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.00%) SonicWALL
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