The table below looks at the statistics for Salt skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Salt over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salt
Rank 700 852 869
Rank change year-on-year
+152 +17
Permanent jobs citing Salt 197 74 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.063% 0.013%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.58% 1.00% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 183 68 12
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,750 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £50,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +81.81%

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

Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7640 7405 6971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.99% 6.29% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6057 5963 5605
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%

Salt
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Salt Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Salt
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Salt within the UK.

Salt Salary Trend in the UK

Salt
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Salt over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 within the UK.

Salt Salary Histogram in the UK

Salt
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Salt within the UK over the 3 months to 6 July 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
England +142 195 £60,000 +14.28% 14
London +83 131 £57,500 +9.52% 9
Yorkshire +38 32 £42,500 +21.42% 3
West Yorkshire +44 30 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Leeds +38 29 £42,500 +21.42% 3
South West - 19 £75,000 -
Bristol - 18 £75,000 -
City of London +30 14 £62,500 +38.88% 1
South East +9 8 £67,500 +12.50% 1
Berkshire - 8 £67,500 - 1
Reading - 6 £67,500 - 1
Sheffield - 2 £53,750 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £53,750 -
East of England - 2 £56,250 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £46,250 -
North West - 1 £50,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £55,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £57,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
Rutland - 1 £42,500 -
Swindon - 1 £47,500 -
Manchester - 1 £50,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £50,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £57,500 -
Ipswich - 1 £55,000 -
Bradford - 1 £34,000 -

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 349 (99.71%) Opscode Chef
2 322 (92.00%) Puppet
3 307 (87.71%) Linux
4 273 (78.00%) DevOps
5 210 (60.00%) Python
6 202 (57.71%) Ansible
7 199 (56.86%) Ruby
8 194 (55.43%) Configuration Management
9 172 (49.14%) PHP
10 163 (46.57%) Jenkins
11 160 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
12 154 (44.00%) Bash Shell
13 148 (42.29%) Git (software)
14 136 (38.86%) Amazon AWS
15 132 (37.71%) Java
15 132 (37.71%) Perl
15 132 (37.71%) Apache
16 112 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
17 106 (30.29%) MySQL
18 98 (28.00%) Nagios
19 90 (25.71%) nginx
20 87 (24.86%) UNIX
21 84 (24.00%) Ubuntu
21 84 (24.00%) MongoDB
22 80 (22.86%) OpenStack
23 74 (21.14%) SaltStack
23 74 (21.14%) PostgreSQL
24 72 (20.57%) Redis
25 66 (18.86%) VMware
26 64 (18.29%) E-Commerce

Salt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 132 (37.71%) Apache
2 90 (25.71%) nginx
3 80 (22.86%) OpenStack
4 49 (14.00%) Node.js
5 33 (9.43%) Tomcat
6 27 (7.71%) Drupal
7 21 (6.00%) Apache Spark
8 16 (4.57%) CMS
9 13 (3.71%) MediaWiki
9 13 (3.71%) Confluence
10 10 (2.86%) WordPress
11 9 (2.57%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (2.29%) IIS
13 6 (1.71%) JBoss
14 2 (0.57%) Lightstreamer
14 2 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
15 1 (0.29%) Apache Pig
15 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (1.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.29%) MS Project
2 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 136 (38.86%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (8.86%) IaaS
3 28 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 28 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 20 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (5.43%) Sumo Logic
5 19 (5.43%) SoftLayer
6 10 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 9 (2.57%) PaaS
8 8 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (2.29%) Route 53
9 5 (1.43%) SaaS
9 5 (1.43%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.57%) Heroku
10 2 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.29%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.29%) Joyent
11 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
11 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 57 (16.29%) DNS
2 53 (15.14%) LAN
2 53 (15.14%) WAN
3 47 (13.43%) Firewall
4 29 (8.29%) VPN
5 24 (6.86%) HTTP
6 20 (5.71%) TCP/IP
6 20 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
6 20 (5.71%) Internet
7 19 (5.43%) Network Security
8 17 (4.86%) SSL
9 16 (4.57%) VLAN
10 15 (4.29%) LDAP
11 13 (3.71%) IPv6
11 13 (3.71%) OSPF
11 13 (3.71%) BGP
11 13 (3.71%) EIGRP
11 13 (3.71%) IPsec
12 11 (3.14%) SAN
13 10 (2.86%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (30.29%) MySQL
2 84 (24.00%) MongoDB
3 74 (21.14%) PostgreSQL
4 72 (20.57%) Redis
5 63 (18.00%) NoSQL
6 58 (16.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 37 (10.57%) Hadoop
8 35 (10.00%) Relational Database
9 26 (7.43%) Big Data
10 21 (6.00%) HBase
11 14 (4.00%) SQL Server
12 7 (2.00%) CouchDB
13 4 (1.14%) SimpleDB
13 4 (1.14%) Couchbase
14 3 (0.86%) InfluxDB
15 1 (0.29%) Sqoop
15 1 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
15 1 (0.29%) Apache Hive
15 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 163 (46.57%) Jenkins
2 148 (42.29%) Git (software)
3 63 (18.00%) Hudson
4 51 (14.57%) Maven
5 44 (12.57%) Subversion
6 42 (12.00%) JIRA
7 23 (6.57%) Grunt
8 16 (4.57%) Selenium
8 16 (4.57%) TestNG
9 12 (3.43%) JUnit
10 10 (2.86%) Log4j
10 10 (2.86%) Bitbucket
10 10 (2.86%) Gradle
11 6 (1.71%) WebDriver
11 6 (1.71%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.71%) JMeter
12 3 (0.86%) Ant
12 3 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.86%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.57%) Mercurial
General
1 48 (13.71%) Finance
2 17 (4.86%) Financial Institution
3 12 (3.43%) Marketing
4 9 (2.57%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.57%) Retail
5 5 (1.43%) Law
6 4 (1.14%) Games
7 3 (0.86%) Banking
7 3 (0.86%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.29%) French Language
8 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 152 (43.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 91 (26.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 41 (11.71%) Systems Engineer
3 41 (11.71%) Administrator
4 38 (10.86%) Systems Administrator
5 25 (7.14%) Developer
6 24 (6.86%) Java Developer
7 23 (6.57%) Linux Engineer
8 21 (6.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 21 (6.00%) Linux Administrator
8 21 (6.00%) Architect
9 17 (4.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (2.86%) Technical Architect
10 10 (2.86%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 9 (2.57%) AWS Architect
11 9 (2.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 8 (2.29%) Operations Engineer
12 8 (2.29%) Junior
12 8 (2.29%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 8 (2.29%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (18.29%) LAMP
2 50 (14.29%) Web Services
3 45 (12.86%) HTML
4 40 (11.43%) CSS
5 38 (10.86%) jQuery
6 25 (7.14%) HTML5
7 24 (6.86%) Memcached
7 24 (6.86%) CSS3
8 22 (6.29%) AngularJS
9 17 (4.86%) REST
9 17 (4.86%) Spring
10 15 (4.29%) Middleware
11 14 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
12 13 (3.71%) .NET
13 12 (3.43%) Ruby on Rails
14 11 (3.14%) Hibernate
15 10 (2.86%) XML
15 10 (2.86%) JSP
15 10 (2.86%) Java EE
15 10 (2.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 59 (16.86%) Data Centre
2 25 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 22 (6.29%) Replication
4 16 (4.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 13 (3.71%) Wiki
6 12 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.71%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.71%) User Experience
9 5 (1.43%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (1.43%) Statistics
10 4 (1.14%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.14%) Bitcoin
11 3 (0.86%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.57%) Informatics
12 2 (0.57%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.57%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.29%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.29%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 307 (87.71%) Linux
2 87 (24.86%) UNIX
3 84 (24.00%) Ubuntu
4 50 (14.29%) CentOS
5 46 (13.14%) Debian
6 45 (12.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (9.14%) Windows
8 27 (7.71%) CoreOS
9 13 (3.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (2.86%) Android
10 10 (2.86%) openSUSE
11 9 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (2.29%) SUSE
13 4 (1.14%) Solaris
14 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.29%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.29%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (78.00%) DevOps
2 194 (55.43%) Configuration Management
3 160 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
5 64 (18.29%) E-Commerce
6 59 (16.86%) TDD
7 53 (15.14%) Software Engineering
8 49 (14.00%) Build Automation
9 42 (12.00%) BDD
10 30 (8.57%) Scrum
10 30 (8.57%) ITIL
11 24 (6.86%) Open Source
12 19 (5.43%) Kanban
13 18 (5.14%) High Availability
13 18 (5.14%) OO
13 18 (5.14%) Service Management
14 17 (4.86%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (4.86%) Load Balancing
15 16 (4.57%) ITIL V2
15 16 (4.57%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 210 (60.00%) Python
2 199 (56.86%) Ruby
3 172 (49.14%) PHP
4 154 (44.00%) Bash Shell
5 132 (37.71%) Perl
5 132 (37.71%) Java
6 48 (13.71%) JavaScript
7 46 (13.14%) SQL
8 36 (10.29%) Scala
9 34 (9.71%) C++
10 33 (9.43%) C#
11 30 (8.57%) Go
12 17 (4.86%) Shell Script
13 13 (3.71%) PowerShell
14 10 (2.86%) C
15 2 (0.57%) Tcl
16 1 (0.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 57 (16.29%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (14.29%) Degree
3 41 (11.71%) CCNA
4 16 (4.57%) CCNP
5 6 (1.71%) CCIE
6 3 (0.86%) RHCE
7 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.29%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.71%) QA
3 5 (1.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (18.29%) Docker
2 60 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (10.00%) Varnish
4 22 (6.29%) VirtualBox
5 21 (6.00%) HDFS
6 19 (5.43%) Samba
7 18 (5.14%) Xen
8 16 (4.57%) Postfix
9 14 (4.00%) KVM
9 14 (4.00%) XenServer
10 13 (3.71%) iptables
11 9 (2.57%) Active Directory
12 8 (2.29%) Hyper-V
13 7 (2.00%) vSphere
14 3 (0.86%) Squid
15 2 (0.57%) Sendmail
15 2 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 1 (0.29%) vCloud
16 1 (0.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 349 (99.71%) Opscode Chef
2 322 (92.00%) Puppet
3 202 (57.71%) Ansible
4 98 (28.00%) Nagios
5 59 (16.86%) ZABBIX
6 35 (10.00%) Graphite
7 32 (9.14%) Vagrant
8 26 (7.43%) Ganglia
9 21 (6.00%) Kubernetes
10 18 (5.14%) logstash
11 14 (4.00%) Capistrano
12 11 (3.14%) collectd
13 7 (2.00%) Cacti
14 5 (1.43%) HAProxy
15 4 (1.14%) StatsD
16 3 (0.86%) Kibana
16 3 (0.86%) HP SiteScope
17 2 (0.57%) Check_MK
18 1 (0.29%) Rsyslog
18 1 (0.29%) Oozie
Vendors
1 74 (21.14%) SaltStack
2 66 (18.86%) VMware
3 54 (15.43%) Oracle
4 48 (13.71%) Red Hat
5 33 (9.43%) Splunk
6 32 (9.14%) Rackspace
7 29 (8.29%) Google
8 27 (7.71%) Cisco
9 21 (6.00%) New Relic
10 18 (5.14%) Citrix
11 16 (4.57%) Reuters
12 10 (2.86%) CheckPoint
13 7 (2.00%) F5
14 5 (1.43%) Perforce
14 5 (1.43%) Juniper
15 4 (1.14%) Brocade
15 4 (1.14%) NetApp
15 4 (1.14%) AppDynamics
16 3 (0.86%) Cloudera
17 2 (0.57%) Akamai
Leeds, Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Flexible
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excelent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + holidays, pension +
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 16 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago