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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salt
Rank 530 588 -
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -
Permanent jobs citing Salt 104 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.040% -
As % of the Systems Management category 3.05% 0.62% -
Number of salaries quoted 103 18 0
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year
+28.12% -
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
3413 2898 2814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 7.41% 6.51% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2830 2407 2411
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +29 25 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Canary Wharf - 2 £65,000 -
Surbiton - 2 £40,000 -
Salt
England

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 176 (100.00%) Puppet
2 156 (88.64%) Linux
3 148 (84.09%) Python
4 145 (82.39%) Opscode Chef
5 123 (69.89%) Bash Shell
6 113 (64.20%) Perl
7 112 (63.64%) Nagios
8 111 (63.07%) Ruby
9 109 (61.93%) DevOps
10 92 (52.27%) Ubuntu
11 91 (51.70%) Ansible
12 81 (46.02%) CentOS
12 81 (46.02%) MySQL
13 78 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
14 77 (43.75%) Red Hat
15 75 (42.61%) VMware
16 69 (39.20%) Xen
17 67 (38.07%) Apache
18 66 (37.50%) ZABBIX
18 66 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
19 62 (35.23%) nginx
20 55 (31.25%) Web Services
21 54 (30.68%) Amazon AWS
22 51 (28.98%) PostgreSQL
23 49 (27.84%) Cacti
23 49 (27.84%) Tomcat
24 48 (27.27%) Configuration Management
24 48 (27.27%) MongoDB
25 47 (26.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 45 (25.57%) KVM

Salt
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 67 (38.07%) Apache
2 62 (35.23%) nginx
3 49 (27.84%) Tomcat
4 32 (18.18%) WebLogic
5 29 (16.48%) OpenStack
6 16 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 54 (30.68%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (3.98%) Rackspace Cloud
4 6 (3.41%) SaaS
5 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.70%) Google Apps
7 2 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.57%) PaaS
8 1 (0.57%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 38 (21.59%) BIG-IP
2 28 (15.91%) NetScaler
2 28 (15.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 18 (10.23%) HTTP
3 18 (10.23%) DNS
4 17 (9.66%) HTTPS
4 17 (9.66%) TCP/IP
4 17 (9.66%) SSH
5 7 (3.98%) FTP
5 7 (3.98%) Multicast
5 7 (3.98%) Kerberos
5 7 (3.98%) LDAP
5 7 (3.98%) tcpdump
6 5 (2.84%) SNMP
7 4 (2.27%) Firewall
8 2 (1.14%) Network Security
9 1 (0.57%) SMTP
9 1 (0.57%) SAN
9 1 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (46.02%) MySQL
2 51 (28.98%) PostgreSQL
3 48 (27.27%) MongoDB
4 41 (23.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 35 (19.89%) NoSQL
6 29 (16.48%) Big Data
7 28 (15.91%) DB2
8 27 (15.34%) Hadoop
9 25 (14.20%) Redis
10 16 (9.09%) Riak
10 16 (9.09%) CouchDB
11 10 (5.68%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.70%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (15.91%) Jenkins
2 22 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 16 (9.09%) Hudson
4 12 (6.82%) JIRA
5 7 (3.98%) Subversion
General
1 10 (5.68%) Finance
2 1 (0.57%) Law
2 1 (0.57%) Advertising
2 1 (0.57%) Publishing
2 1 (0.57%) Marketing
2 1 (0.57%) Front Office
2 1 (0.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 84 (47.73%) Linux Administrator
2 68 (38.64%) Administrator
3 57 (32.39%) Systems Administrator
4 55 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 50 (28.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 25 (14.20%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 25 (14.20%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 25 (14.20%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 18 (10.23%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (3.98%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.41%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (3.41%) Analyst
9 6 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (2.27%) Team Leader
10 4 (2.27%) Integration Engineer
10 4 (2.27%) Consultant
11 3 (1.70%) Development Analyst
11 3 (1.70%) Linux Support
11 3 (1.70%) UNIX Administrator
11 3 (1.70%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (31.25%) Web Services
2 31 (17.61%) LAMP
3 19 (10.80%) XML
4 14 (7.95%) Ruby on Rails
4 14 (7.95%) Resque
5 6 (3.41%) .NET
6 4 (2.27%) JSON
6 4 (2.27%) RESTful
7 2 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.57%) Grails
8 1 (0.57%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.32%) Open Source
2 24 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.55%) Hedge funds
3 8 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.98%) Replication
5 2 (1.14%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.57%) Blog
6 1 (0.57%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 156 (88.64%) Linux
2 92 (52.27%) Ubuntu
3 81 (46.02%) CentOS
4 47 (26.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (23.30%) Debian
6 32 (18.18%) Windows
7 19 (10.80%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (61.93%) DevOps
2 78 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 35 (19.89%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (18.18%) Load Balancing
6 28 (15.91%) Statistical Analysis
6 28 (15.91%) ITIL
6 28 (15.91%) E-Commerce
7 10 (5.68%) OOP
7 10 (5.68%) OO
7 10 (5.68%) Software Engineering
7 10 (5.68%) Analytics
8 9 (5.11%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (4.55%) Customer Insight
10 7 (3.98%) Scrum
11 6 (3.41%) Mentoring
12 4 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (1.70%) Performance Testing
13 3 (1.70%) Load Testing
14 2 (1.14%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (84.09%) Python
2 123 (69.89%) Bash Shell
3 113 (64.20%) Perl
4 111 (63.07%) Ruby
5 43 (24.43%) Java
6 32 (18.18%) SQL
7 29 (16.48%) PHP
8 11 (6.25%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.41%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.27%) Scala
10 4 (2.27%) Clojure
11 3 (1.70%) Lua
11 3 (1.70%) AWK
12 1 (0.57%) C
12 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.57%) Groovy
12 1 (0.57%) Golang
Qualifications
1 21 (11.93%) Degree
2 7 (3.98%) CCNA
2 7 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (3.98%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.70%) QA
System Software
1 69 (39.20%) Xen
2 66 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (25.57%) KVM
4 10 (5.68%) Varnish
5 8 (4.55%) XenServer
6 7 (3.98%) Postfix
7 6 (3.41%) vSphere
7 6 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.27%) Hyper-V
9 3 (1.70%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.57%) NFS
10 1 (0.57%) vCloud
10 1 (0.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 176 (100.00%) Puppet
2 145 (82.39%) Opscode Chef
3 112 (63.64%) Nagios
4 91 (51.70%) Ansible
5 66 (37.50%) ZABBIX
6 49 (27.84%) Cacti
7 32 (18.18%) CFEngine
8 21 (11.93%) Ganglia
9 20 (11.36%) Vagrant
10 10 (5.68%) HAProxy
11 7 (3.98%) Rsyslog
12 4 (2.27%) logstash
12 4 (2.27%) Zenoss
13 3 (1.70%) collectd
13 3 (1.70%) StatsD
14 2 (1.14%) Check_MK
15 1 (0.57%) Kibana
15 1 (0.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 77 (43.75%) Red Hat
2 75 (42.61%) VMware
3 35 (19.89%) Rackspace
3 35 (19.89%) Oracle
4 32 (18.18%) JBoss
5 28 (15.91%) Citrix
5 28 (15.91%) F5
6 25 (14.20%) SaltStack
7 13 (7.39%) SoftLayer
8 5 (2.84%) New Relic
9 4 (2.27%) Sony
9 4 (2.27%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.70%) Google
11 1 (0.57%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.57%) Riverbed
11 1 (0.57%) Splunk
11 1 (0.57%) Dell
11 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
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Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Stock options
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
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