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 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salt
Rank 713 834 885
Rank change year-on-year
+121 +51
Permanent jobs citing Salt 176 82 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.070% 0.009%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.41% 1.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 163 68 8
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £57,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +109.09%

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
7311 7206 6626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.88% 6.16% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5838 5790 5212
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,900 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.87% -4.70%

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 1 June 2015 within the UK.

Salt Salary Histogram in the UK

Salt
Top 22 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 1 June 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 +126 176 £57,500 +9.52% 12
London +106 135 £57,500 +9.52% 8
Yorkshire +26 18 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Leeds +36 16 £42,500 +21.42%
West Yorkshire +25 16 £42,500 +21.42% 1
City of London +48 15 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Bristol - 15 £75,000 -
South West - 15 £75,000 - 1
South East +18 5 £65,000 +10.63% 1
Berkshire - 5 £65,000 - 1
Reading - 3 £67,500 - 1
Sheffield - 2 £53,750 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £53,750 -
East of England +9 1 £55,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £55,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
North West - 1 £50,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
Ipswich - 1 £55,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £55,000 -
Manchester - 1 £50,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £50,000 -

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 June 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.

1 320 (99.38%) Opscode Chef
2 298 (92.55%) Puppet
3 274 (85.09%) Linux
4 253 (78.57%) DevOps
5 185 (57.45%) Python
6 174 (54.04%) Ruby
7 171 (53.11%) Configuration Management
8 165 (51.24%) Ansible
9 154 (47.83%) PHP
10 145 (45.03%) Jenkins
11 140 (43.48%) Bash Shell
12 131 (40.68%) Git (software)
13 129 (40.06%) Agile Software Development
13 129 (40.06%) Java
14 126 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
15 120 (37.27%) Perl
16 103 (31.99%) Apache
17 100 (31.06%) Continuous Integration
18 87 (27.02%) MySQL
19 84 (26.09%) Ubuntu
20 76 (23.60%) UNIX
21 74 (22.98%) nginx
22 72 (22.36%) Nagios
23 71 (22.05%) E-Commerce
23 71 (22.05%) OpenStack
24 69 (21.43%) NoSQL
25 68 (21.12%) MongoDB
26 64 (19.88%) PostgreSQL
27 62 (19.25%) LAMP
28 60 (18.63%) Hudson

Salt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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
1 103 (31.99%) Apache
2 74 (22.98%) nginx
3 71 (22.05%) OpenStack
4 32 (9.94%) Node.js
5 30 (9.32%) Tomcat
6 23 (7.14%) Drupal
7 16 (4.97%) Confluence
7 16 (4.97%) MediaWiki
8 12 (3.73%) WordPress
8 12 (3.73%) CMS
9 11 (3.42%) Apache Spark
10 9 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (2.80%) IIS
11 4 (1.24%) TWiki
12 2 (0.62%) Lightstreamer
12 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.62%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.31%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (1.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.62%) MS Project
3 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 126 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (9.01%) AWS CloudFormation
3 25 (7.76%) Amazon EC2
4 24 (7.45%) SoftLayer
5 18 (5.59%) IaaS
6 14 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (4.04%) Route 53
8 11 (3.42%) Sumo Logic
9 9 (2.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (1.86%) PaaS
11 4 (1.24%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.93%) Heroku
12 3 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.31%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.31%) Joyent
14 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (14.60%) LAN
1 47 (14.60%) WAN
2 45 (13.98%) Firewall
3 40 (12.42%) DNS
4 24 (7.45%) VPN
5 21 (6.52%) Network Security
6 17 (5.28%) TCP/IP
7 16 (4.97%) Intrusion Detection
8 15 (4.66%) HTTP
9 13 (4.04%) Internet
9 13 (4.04%) SSL
9 13 (4.04%) LDAP
10 12 (3.73%) VLAN
10 12 (3.73%) IPv6
10 12 (3.73%) IPsec
10 12 (3.73%) OSPF
10 12 (3.73%) BGP
10 12 (3.73%) EIGRP
11 11 (3.42%) SAN
12 7 (2.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (27.02%) MySQL
2 69 (21.43%) NoSQL
3 68 (21.12%) MongoDB
4 64 (19.88%) PostgreSQL
5 59 (18.32%) Redis
6 49 (15.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 29 (9.01%) Hadoop
8 28 (8.70%) Big Data
9 25 (7.76%) Relational Database
10 18 (5.59%) SQL Server
11 11 (3.42%) HBase
12 7 (2.17%) Couchbase
12 7 (2.17%) SimpleDB
13 5 (1.55%) CouchDB
14 3 (0.93%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 145 (45.03%) Jenkins
2 131 (40.68%) Git (software)
3 60 (18.63%) Hudson
4 51 (15.84%) Subversion
5 45 (13.98%) JIRA
6 38 (11.80%) Maven
7 16 (4.97%) TestNG
7 16 (4.97%) Selenium
7 16 (4.97%) JUnit
7 16 (4.97%) Gradle
8 13 (4.04%) Grunt
9 12 (3.73%) Log4j
9 12 (3.73%) Bitbucket
10 9 (2.80%) Ant
11 6 (1.86%) Mercurial
12 4 (1.24%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.24%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.24%) Bugzilla
12 4 (1.24%) JMeter
12 4 (1.24%) GitLab
General
1 44 (13.66%) Finance
2 13 (4.04%) Financial Institution
3 10 (3.11%) Marketing
4 7 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.86%) Law
6 5 (1.55%) Retail
7 4 (1.24%) Banking
7 4 (1.24%) Games
8 3 (0.93%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) French Language
9 1 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 141 (43.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 71 (22.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 46 (14.29%) Administrator
4 45 (13.98%) Systems Administrator
5 38 (11.80%) Systems Engineer
6 28 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
6 28 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 25 (7.76%) Developer
8 24 (7.45%) Java Developer
9 22 (6.83%) Linux Engineer
10 19 (5.90%) Architect
11 12 (3.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (3.73%) AWS Architect
12 11 (3.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 9 (2.80%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 9 (2.80%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 9 (2.80%) UNIX Administrator
14 8 (2.48%) Junior
14 8 (2.48%) Technical Architect
15 7 (2.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (19.25%) LAMP
2 40 (12.42%) Web Services
3 32 (9.94%) HTML
4 30 (9.32%) jQuery
5 26 (8.07%) CSS
6 17 (5.28%) Spring
7 16 (4.97%) Memcached
8 15 (4.66%) RabbitMQ
8 15 (4.66%) Middleware
9 14 (4.35%) AngularJS
9 14 (4.35%) HTML5
10 13 (4.04%) CSS3
10 13 (4.04%) .NET
10 13 (4.04%) Hibernate
10 13 (4.04%) Ajax
10 13 (4.04%) Ruby on Rails
11 12 (3.73%) Java EE
11 12 (3.73%) JSTL
11 12 (3.73%) RESTful
11 12 (3.73%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (14.60%) Data Centre
2 25 (7.76%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.35%) Replication
4 12 (3.73%) Wiki
4 12 (3.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 10 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (2.17%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.55%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (1.24%) User Experience
9 4 (1.24%) Bitcoin
9 4 (1.24%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.62%) Informatics
10 2 (0.62%) Statistics
10 2 (0.62%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.62%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.31%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.31%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.31%) Mobile Games
11 1 (0.31%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 274 (85.09%) Linux
2 84 (26.09%) Ubuntu
3 76 (23.60%) UNIX
4 45 (13.98%) CentOS
4 45 (13.98%) Debian
5 41 (12.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (11.80%) Windows
7 14 (4.35%) CoreOS
8 12 (3.73%) Android
8 12 (3.73%) openSUSE
8 12 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (2.80%) SUSE
10 7 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.24%) Solaris
12 1 (0.31%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (78.57%) DevOps
2 171 (53.11%) Configuration Management
3 129 (40.06%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (31.06%) Continuous Integration
5 71 (22.05%) E-Commerce
6 45 (13.98%) TDD
7 39 (12.11%) Software Engineering
8 36 (11.18%) Build Automation
9 25 (7.76%) Scrum
9 25 (7.76%) BDD
10 22 (6.83%) OO
11 21 (6.52%) Open Source
12 19 (5.90%) ITIL
13 17 (5.28%) Load Balancing
14 15 (4.66%) Project Management
14 15 (4.66%) Web Development
15 14 (4.35%) Service Management
15 14 (4.35%) High Availability
15 14 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
16 13 (4.04%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 185 (57.45%) Python
2 174 (54.04%) Ruby
3 154 (47.83%) PHP
4 140 (43.48%) Bash Shell
5 129 (40.06%) Java
6 120 (37.27%) Perl
7 42 (13.04%) SQL
8 34 (10.56%) JavaScript
9 24 (7.45%) C#
10 22 (6.83%) C++
11 21 (6.52%) Scala
12 17 (5.28%) Shell Script
13 15 (4.66%) Go
14 11 (3.42%) C
15 10 (3.11%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.55%) Groovy
17 4 (1.24%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 49 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (14.29%) Degree
3 35 (10.87%) CCNA
4 14 (4.35%) CCNP
5 6 (1.86%) CCIE
6 1 (0.31%) RHCE
6 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (3.42%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (15.22%) Docker
2 46 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (10.56%) Varnish
4 18 (5.59%) Samba
5 14 (4.35%) Postfix
5 14 (4.35%) VirtualBox
6 12 (3.73%) XenServer
6 12 (3.73%) iptables
7 11 (3.42%) HDFS
8 10 (3.11%) Xen
8 10 (3.11%) KVM
9 7 (2.17%) Active Directory
9 7 (2.17%) Hyper-V
9 7 (2.17%) vSphere
10 3 (0.93%) Squid
11 2 (0.62%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.31%) vCloud
12 1 (0.31%) NFS
Systems Management
1 320 (99.38%) Opscode Chef
2 298 (92.55%) Puppet
3 165 (51.24%) Ansible
4 72 (22.36%) Nagios
5 52 (16.15%) ZABBIX
6 40 (12.42%) Graphite
7 28 (8.70%) Ganglia
8 27 (8.39%) Vagrant
9 14 (4.35%) logstash
10 13 (4.04%) Kubernetes
11 11 (3.42%) collectd
12 10 (3.11%) Capistrano
13 7 (2.17%) StatsD
14 4 (1.24%) Cacti
14 4 (1.24%) HAProxy
15 3 (0.93%) Kibana
16 2 (0.62%) Check_MK
17 1 (0.31%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 54 (16.77%) SaltStack
1 54 (16.77%) VMware
2 45 (13.98%) Oracle
3 43 (13.35%) Red Hat
4 28 (8.70%) Rackspace
5 25 (7.76%) Cisco
6 20 (6.21%) Splunk
7 15 (4.66%) Google
8 13 (4.04%) New Relic
9 12 (3.73%) Citrix
9 12 (3.73%) Reuters
10 8 (2.48%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.86%) F5
12 5 (1.55%) Perforce
13 4 (1.24%) Sybase
13 4 (1.24%) AppDynamics
14 3 (0.93%) Juniper
14 3 (0.93%) NetApp
14 3 (0.93%) Brocade
15 2 (0.62%) Terracotta
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