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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salt
Rank 507 610 -
Rank change year-on-year
+103 -
Permanent jobs citing Salt 111 25 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.055% -
As % of the Systems Management category 3.18% 0.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 109 25 0
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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
3493 2941 2794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 7.71% 6.48% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2924 2465 2381
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £67,500 £67,500
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 15 £45,000 -26.53% 3
Canary Wharf - 2 £65,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £40,000 -
Salt
England

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 193 (100.00%) Puppet
2 170 (88.08%) Linux
3 165 (85.49%) Python
4 163 (84.46%) Opscode Chef
5 133 (68.91%) Bash Shell
6 130 (67.36%) Ruby
7 122 (63.21%) DevOps
8 119 (61.66%) Perl
9 117 (60.62%) Nagios
10 106 (54.92%) Ansible
11 93 (48.19%) Ubuntu
12 87 (45.08%) CentOS
13 81 (41.97%) Red Hat
14 77 (39.90%) MySQL
15 76 (39.38%) VMware
16 75 (38.86%) ZABBIX
17 72 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
17 72 (37.31%) Xen
18 67 (34.72%) VMware Infrastructure
19 66 (34.20%) nginx
20 60 (31.09%) Apache
21 59 (30.57%) Java
22 56 (29.02%) PostgreSQL
22 56 (29.02%) Amazon AWS
23 55 (28.50%) Web Services
24 54 (27.98%) Configuration Management
25 51 (26.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 51 (26.42%) Apache Cassandra
26 50 (25.91%) MongoDB
26 50 (25.91%) Cacti

Salt
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 66 (34.20%) nginx
2 60 (31.09%) Apache
3 43 (22.28%) OpenStack
4 41 (21.24%) Tomcat
5 32 (16.58%) WebLogic
5 32 (16.58%) JBoss
6 17 (8.81%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.07%) Node.js
8 2 (1.04%) MediaWiki
8 2 (1.04%) Confluence
9 1 (0.52%) TWiki
Applications
1 7 (3.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 56 (29.02%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (8.81%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (3.63%) Rackspace Cloud
4 6 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.07%) SaaS
7 3 (1.55%) PaaS
8 2 (1.04%) Heroku
9 1 (0.52%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.52%) ElastiCache
9 1 (0.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 38 (19.69%) BIG-IP
2 28 (14.51%) NetScaler
2 28 (14.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 25 (12.95%) HTTP
4 22 (11.40%) TCP/IP
5 21 (10.88%) DNS
6 20 (10.36%) HTTPS
6 20 (10.36%) SSH
7 5 (2.59%) Network Security
7 5 (2.59%) Firewall
7 5 (2.59%) SNMP
8 2 (1.04%) LDAP
9 1 (0.52%) LAN
9 1 (0.52%) WAN
9 1 (0.52%) DHCP
9 1 (0.52%) VPN
9 1 (0.52%) IPsec
9 1 (0.52%) IPv6
9 1 (0.52%) Internet
9 1 (0.52%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (39.90%) MySQL
2 56 (29.02%) PostgreSQL
3 51 (26.42%) Apache Cassandra
4 50 (25.91%) MongoDB
5 48 (24.87%) NoSQL
6 41 (21.24%) Big Data
7 35 (18.13%) Hadoop
8 29 (15.03%) Redis
9 28 (14.51%) DB2
10 17 (8.81%) Riak
10 17 (8.81%) CouchDB
11 11 (5.70%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 44 (22.80%) Jenkins
2 25 (12.95%) Git (software)
3 19 (9.84%) Hudson
4 5 (2.59%) Maven
4 5 (2.59%) JIRA
5 3 (1.55%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.55%) Subversion
6 2 (1.04%) Ant
7 1 (0.52%) JUnit
7 1 (0.52%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.52%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.52%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.52%) Gradle
7 1 (0.52%) Artifactory
General
1 8 (4.15%) Finance
2 2 (1.04%) Law
3 1 (0.52%) Advertising
3 1 (0.52%) Banking
3 1 (0.52%) Marketing
3 1 (0.52%) Front Office
3 1 (0.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 87 (45.08%) Linux Administrator
2 65 (33.68%) Administrator
3 64 (33.16%) DevOps Engineer
4 58 (30.05%) Systems Administrator
5 54 (27.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 31 (16.06%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 31 (16.06%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 31 (16.06%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 19 (9.84%) Linux Engineer
8 11 (5.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 7 (3.63%) Team Leader
10 6 (3.11%) Consultant
10 6 (3.11%) Automation Engineer
11 5 (2.59%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (2.59%) Analyst
12 4 (2.07%) DevOps Consultant
12 4 (2.07%) Integration Engineer
13 3 (1.55%) Linux Support
13 3 (1.55%) DevOps Administrator
13 3 (1.55%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (28.50%) Web Services
2 33 (17.10%) LAMP
3 16 (8.29%) XML
3 16 (8.29%) Ruby on Rails
3 16 (8.29%) Resque
4 6 (3.11%) .NET
5 1 (0.52%) JSON
5 1 (0.52%) RESTful
5 1 (0.52%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.52%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.17%) Open Source
2 26 (13.47%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.52%) Wiki
3 1 (0.52%) Blog
3 1 (0.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.52%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 170 (88.08%) Linux
2 93 (48.19%) Ubuntu
3 87 (45.08%) CentOS
4 51 (26.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (20.21%) Debian
6 34 (17.62%) Windows
7 31 (16.06%) UNIX
8 1 (0.52%) Solaris
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (63.21%) DevOps
2 72 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (27.98%) Configuration Management
4 40 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (16.58%) Load Balancing
5 32 (16.58%) E-Commerce
6 28 (14.51%) ITIL
6 28 (14.51%) Statistical Analysis
7 12 (6.22%) OOP
7 12 (6.22%) OO
8 10 (5.18%) Software Engineering
8 10 (5.18%) Mentoring
9 9 (4.66%) Scrum
9 9 (4.66%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (3.63%) Analytics
11 6 (3.11%) Customer Insight
12 5 (2.59%) Network Design
13 3 (1.55%) Performance Testing
13 3 (1.55%) Load Testing
14 2 (1.04%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 165 (85.49%) Python
2 133 (68.91%) Bash Shell
3 130 (67.36%) Ruby
4 119 (61.66%) Perl
5 59 (30.57%) Java
6 31 (16.06%) PHP
7 28 (14.51%) SQL
8 11 (5.70%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.15%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.63%) Scala
10 7 (3.63%) Clojure
11 5 (2.59%) Golang
11 5 (2.59%) C
12 3 (1.55%) AWK
12 3 (1.55%) Lua
13 1 (0.52%) Groovy
13 1 (0.52%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 26 (13.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.15%) QA
System Software
1 72 (37.31%) Xen
2 67 (34.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (19.69%) KVM
4 10 (5.18%) Varnish
5 6 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.11%) vSphere
6 4 (2.07%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.55%) vCloud
8 2 (1.04%) XenServer
8 2 (1.04%) Docker
9 1 (0.52%) Samba
9 1 (0.52%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 193 (100.00%) Puppet
2 163 (84.46%) Opscode Chef
3 117 (60.62%) Nagios
4 106 (54.92%) Ansible
5 75 (38.86%) ZABBIX
6 50 (25.91%) Cacti
7 32 (16.58%) CFEngine
8 28 (14.51%) Ganglia
9 25 (12.95%) Vagrant
10 10 (5.18%) HAProxy
11 6 (3.11%) logstash
12 5 (2.59%) collectd
12 5 (2.59%) StatsD
13 4 (2.07%) Zenoss
14 2 (1.04%) Check_MK
15 1 (0.52%) Kibana
15 1 (0.52%) OpenView
15 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Satellite
15 1 (0.52%) Munin
Vendors
1 81 (41.97%) Red Hat
2 76 (39.38%) VMware
3 38 (19.69%) Rackspace
4 36 (18.65%) Oracle
5 30 (15.54%) SaltStack
6 29 (15.03%) Citrix
7 28 (14.51%) F5
8 20 (10.36%) SoftLayer
9 7 (3.63%) New Relic
9 7 (3.63%) Sony
9 7 (3.63%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.04%) Splunk
11 1 (0.52%) Google
11 1 (0.52%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.52%) Riverbed
11 1 (0.52%) HP
11 1 (0.52%) Dell
11 1 (0.52%) Sybase
11 1 (0.52%) Cisco
11 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
City of London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago