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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salt
Rank 768 853 -
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -
Permanent jobs citing Salt 127 46 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.042% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.67% 0.68% -
Number of salaries quoted 124 46 0
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -

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
7598 6807 6591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.77% 6.21% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6136 5363 5444
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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 18 December 2014 within the UK.

Salt Salary Histogram in the UK

Salt
Top 15 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 18 December 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
England +82 115 £62,500 +19.04% 15
London +86 96 £63,750 +15.90% 10
West Yorkshire - 9 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 9 £50,000 - 1
Leeds - 8 £50,000 - 1
City of London +17 6 £58,750 +6.81% 2
South West - 6 £70,000 - 1
Bristol - 6 £70,000 - 1
South East +2 3 £51,250 +28.12% 1
Berkshire +5 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Surrey -6 1 £52,500 +31.25%
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Brighton - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £50,000 -
Wakefield - 1 £30,000 -

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 247 (98.80%) Puppet
2 230 (92.00%) Opscode Chef
3 211 (84.40%) Linux
4 203 (81.20%) Python
5 189 (75.60%) DevOps
6 173 (69.20%) Ruby
7 143 (57.20%) Bash Shell
8 124 (49.60%) Perl
9 118 (47.20%) Ansible
10 116 (46.40%) Nagios
11 103 (41.20%) Java
12 87 (34.80%) Configuration Management
13 85 (34.00%) Jenkins
14 84 (33.60%) Ubuntu
15 82 (32.80%) ZABBIX
16 80 (32.00%) MySQL
17 77 (30.80%) NoSQL
18 76 (30.40%) Continuous Integration
19 74 (29.60%) VMware
20 73 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
21 68 (27.20%) VMware Infrastructure
21 68 (27.20%) CentOS
22 67 (26.80%) OpenStack
23 66 (26.40%) Red Hat
24 65 (26.00%) Apache Cassandra
25 63 (25.20%) PostgreSQL
25 63 (25.20%) Graphite
26 62 (24.80%) MongoDB
27 56 (22.40%) SaltStack
28 55 (22.00%) Git (software)

Salt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 67 (26.80%) OpenStack
2 47 (18.80%) nginx
3 45 (18.00%) Apache
4 32 (12.80%) Tomcat
5 19 (7.60%) WebLogic
5 19 (7.60%) JBoss
6 14 (5.60%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (5.20%) Node.js
8 12 (4.80%) MediaWiki
8 12 (4.80%) Confluence
9 8 (3.20%) TWiki
10 1 (0.40%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.40%) IIS
10 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (3.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 53 (21.20%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (12.80%) SoftLayer
3 25 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (3.20%) Rackspace Cloud
6 7 (2.80%) Route 53
6 7 (2.80%) Amazon S3
7 6 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (2.40%) SaaS
7 6 (2.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 6 (2.40%) ElastiCache
8 4 (1.60%) PaaS
9 3 (1.20%) Heroku
10 1 (0.40%) IaaS
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 30 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 23 (9.20%) BIG-IP
3 21 (8.40%) Firewall
4 20 (8.00%) DNS
5 19 (7.60%) HTTP
5 19 (7.60%) Network Security
6 15 (6.00%) NetScaler
6 15 (6.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 14 (5.60%) SSH
7 14 (5.60%) HTTPS
8 10 (4.00%) LAN
8 10 (4.00%) WAN
9 7 (2.80%) SNMP
10 6 (2.40%) LDAP
11 4 (1.60%) IPsec
11 4 (1.60%) VPN
11 4 (1.60%) IPv6
11 4 (1.60%) Internet
11 4 (1.60%) OSPF
11 4 (1.60%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (32.00%) MySQL
2 77 (30.80%) NoSQL
3 65 (26.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 63 (25.20%) PostgreSQL
5 62 (24.80%) MongoDB
6 54 (21.60%) Big Data
7 47 (18.80%) Hadoop
8 46 (18.40%) Redis
9 15 (6.00%) Riak
9 15 (6.00%) DB2
10 14 (5.60%) CouchDB
10 14 (5.60%) Relational Database
11 7 (2.80%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (1.60%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.60%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.60%) SimpleDB
13 3 (1.20%) Informix
13 3 (1.20%) SQL Server
14 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 85 (34.00%) Jenkins
2 55 (22.00%) Git (software)
3 33 (13.20%) Hudson
4 21 (8.40%) Subversion
5 20 (8.00%) JIRA
6 15 (6.00%) Maven
7 13 (5.20%) TeamCity
8 10 (4.00%) Ant
8 10 (4.00%) Mercurial
9 9 (3.60%) Gradle
10 8 (3.20%) Artifactory
10 8 (3.20%) GitLab
10 8 (3.20%) Gerrit
10 8 (3.20%) MSBuild
10 8 (3.20%) Bugzilla
11 7 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.20%) JUnit
13 1 (0.40%) Log4j
13 1 (0.40%) Selenium
13 1 (0.40%) TestNG
General
1 13 (5.20%) Finance
2 6 (2.40%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.60%) Games
4 3 (1.20%) Law
5 2 (0.80%) Banking
5 2 (0.80%) Marketing
6 1 (0.40%) Advertising
6 1 (0.40%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 95 (38.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 82 (32.80%) Linux Administrator
3 74 (29.60%) Systems Administrator
4 71 (28.40%) Administrator
5 62 (24.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 25 (10.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 25 (10.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 25 (10.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 17 (6.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 13 (5.20%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (3.60%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (3.60%) Architect
10 8 (3.20%) Technical Architect
10 8 (3.20%) Build Engineer
11 7 (2.80%) Team Leader
12 6 (2.40%) Senior Consultant
12 6 (2.40%) Consultant
12 6 (2.40%) Automation Engineer
12 6 (2.40%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 6 (2.40%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (19.20%) Web Services
2 44 (17.60%) LAMP
3 17 (6.80%) Ruby on Rails
3 17 (6.80%) Resque
4 11 (4.40%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
5 10 (4.00%) XML
6 8 (3.20%) .NET
7 7 (2.80%) ZeroMQ
8 3 (1.20%) HTML
8 3 (1.20%) jQuery
9 2 (0.80%) RESTful
9 2 (0.80%) Ajax
9 2 (0.80%) CSS
10 1 (0.40%) JSP
10 1 (0.40%) DHTML
10 1 (0.40%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.40%) Spring
10 1 (0.40%) Java EE
10 1 (0.40%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.20%) Open Source
2 26 (10.40%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.60%) Wiki
3 4 (1.60%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.20%) Clustering
4 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (1.20%) IBM XIV
5 2 (0.80%) Derivative
6 1 (0.40%) Social Network
6 1 (0.40%) Online Games
6 1 (0.40%) User Experience
6 1 (0.40%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 211 (84.40%) Linux
2 84 (33.60%) Ubuntu
3 68 (27.20%) CentOS
4 49 (19.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 45 (18.00%) Windows
6 44 (17.60%) UNIX
7 38 (15.20%) Debian
8 4 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.20%) OS/2
10 2 (0.80%) Solaris
11 1 (0.40%) SUSE
11 1 (0.40%) openSUSE
11 1 (0.40%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (75.60%) DevOps
2 87 (34.80%) Configuration Management
3 76 (30.40%) Continuous Integration
4 73 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (19.60%) E-Commerce
6 24 (9.60%) Load Balancing
7 23 (9.20%) OO
8 21 (8.40%) OOP
9 15 (6.00%) ITIL
9 15 (6.00%) Statistical Analysis
10 12 (4.80%) Scrum
11 11 (4.40%) Software Engineering
12 9 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (3.60%) Workflow
12 9 (3.60%) Mentoring
12 9 (3.60%) Build Automation
13 8 (3.20%) Customer Insight
13 8 (3.20%) Analytics
13 8 (3.20%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (2.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 203 (81.20%) Python
2 173 (69.20%) Ruby
3 143 (57.20%) Bash Shell
4 124 (49.60%) Perl
5 103 (41.20%) Java
6 51 (20.40%) PHP
7 27 (10.80%) SQL
8 20 (8.00%) Shell Script
9 15 (6.00%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.20%) Scala
10 8 (3.20%) Groovy
10 8 (3.20%) Clojure
11 7 (2.80%) C
12 5 (2.00%) C++
12 5 (2.00%) Golang
13 2 (0.80%) AWK
13 2 (0.80%) Lua
13 2 (0.80%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.80%) Tcl
14 1 (0.40%) C#
Qualifications
1 40 (16.00%) Degree
2 9 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (2.40%) CCNA
4 4 (1.60%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.60%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.20%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.20%) CISSP
5 3 (1.20%) CCIE
5 3 (1.20%) CCSP
5 3 (1.20%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.60%) QA
2 4 (1.60%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (27.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (19.60%) Xen
3 23 (9.20%) KVM
4 13 (5.20%) vSphere
5 10 (4.00%) Varnish
6 7 (2.80%) Docker
7 6 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.00%) XenServer
9 4 (1.60%) Postfix
9 4 (1.60%) Samba
10 3 (1.20%) vCloud
10 3 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.80%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.40%) LXC
Systems Management
1 247 (98.80%) Puppet
2 230 (92.00%) Opscode Chef
3 118 (47.20%) Ansible
4 116 (46.40%) Nagios
5 82 (32.80%) ZABBIX
6 63 (25.20%) Graphite
7 46 (18.40%) Vagrant
8 44 (17.60%) Cacti
9 43 (17.20%) Ganglia
10 23 (9.20%) logstash
11 21 (8.40%) collectd
11 21 (8.40%) StatsD
12 19 (7.60%) CFEngine
13 9 (3.60%) HAProxy
14 8 (3.20%) Munin
15 5 (2.00%) Graylog2
16 4 (1.60%) OpenView
17 3 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
17 3 (1.20%) NetBackup
17 3 (1.20%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 74 (29.60%) VMware
2 66 (26.40%) Red Hat
3 56 (22.40%) SaltStack
4 39 (15.60%) Rackspace
5 26 (10.40%) Oracle
6 19 (7.60%) Citrix
7 18 (7.20%) F5
8 16 (6.40%) New Relic
9 7 (2.80%) Sony
9 7 (2.80%) Microsoft
9 7 (2.80%) Cisco
10 6 (2.40%) HP
11 3 (1.20%) Veritas
11 3 (1.20%) IBM
11 3 (1.20%) Splunk
11 3 (1.20%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.80%) Sybase
13 1 (0.40%) Dell
13 1 (0.40%) Perforce
13 1 (0.40%) Google
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