The table below looks at the statistics for Salt skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Salt over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salt
Rank 721 829 845
Rank change year-on-year
+108 +16
Permanent jobs citing Salt 189 137 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.35% 1.66% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 160 117 117
Median salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,650 £47,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,750 £73,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%

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
8048 8239 8353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.45% 7.52% 7.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6511 6705 6600
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +5.29%

Salt
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Salt as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 2016 within the UK.

Salt Salary Histogram in the UK

Salt
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Salt within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +102 189 £60,000 -4.00% 42
London +104 130 £60,000 -4.00% 25
City of London +56 29 £60,000 -14.28% 6
South West +7 19 £62,500 -10.71%
Yorkshire +1 17 £55,000 -15.38% 9
West Yorkshire +5 16 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Leeds +5 16 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Bristol +17 15 £62,500 -10.71%
South East +46 7 £45,000 -14.28% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £47,500 -
North East - 6 £47,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £47,500 -
East Midlands +21 5 £75,000 +76.47%
North West -2 4 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Gloucestershire - 4 £55,000 -
Hampshire - 4 £38,500 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 4 £75,000 -
Westminster - 4 £30,000 -
Nottingham - 4 £75,000 -
Surrey +24 3 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Epsom - 3 £65,000 -
Portsmouth - 3 £38,500 -
Hayes - 3 £80,000 -
Manchester -5 2 £53,750 +13.15%
Sheffield +12 1 £39,500 -21.00% 6
East of England +11 1 £85,000 +41.66% 1
South Yorkshire +8 1 £39,500 -21.00% 6
Cheshire - 1 £39,500 - 2
Merseyside - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £51,500 -

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Salt also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Salt.

1 422 (97.46%) Puppet
2 374 (86.37%) Opscode Chef
3 369 (85.22%) Linux
4 354 (81.76%) Ansible
5 324 (74.83%) DevOps
6 252 (58.20%) Python
7 243 (56.12%) Amazon AWS
8 206 (47.58%) Continuous Integration
9 195 (45.03%) Jenkins
10 193 (44.57%) Ruby
11 176 (40.65%) Configuration Management
12 171 (39.49%) Agile Software Development
13 162 (37.41%) Java
14 156 (36.03%) Git (software)
15 147 (33.95%) Bash Shell
16 143 (33.03%) MySQL
17 132 (30.48%) Perl
18 129 (29.79%) Docker
19 121 (27.94%) PHP
20 118 (27.25%) Windows
21 102 (23.56%) VMware
22 101 (23.33%) Red Hat
23 89 (20.55%) Unix
24 88 (20.32%) VMware Infrastructure
24 88 (20.32%) OpenStack
25 85 (19.63%) Oracle
26 80 (18.48%) Scrum
26 80 (18.48%) Ubuntu
27 78 (18.01%) Subversion
27 78 (18.01%) Microsoft Azure

Salt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 88 (20.32%) OpenStack
2 59 (13.63%) Tomcat
3 55 (12.70%) Apache
4 50 (11.55%) WebLogic
5 45 (10.39%) JBoss
5 45 (10.39%) WebSphere
6 40 (9.24%) WebSphere Application Server
7 39 (9.01%) CloudStack
8 37 (8.55%) Apache Spark
9 26 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
10 23 (5.31%) Jetty
11 22 (5.08%) Apache Solr
12 17 (3.93%) IIS
12 17 (3.93%) nginx
13 15 (3.46%) WordPress
14 11 (2.54%) Drupal
15 6 (1.39%) Apache Pig
16 5 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 5 (1.15%) Lightstreamer
17 3 (0.69%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (0.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 243 (56.12%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (18.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (11.32%) PaaS
4 41 (9.47%) IaaS
5 37 (8.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 21 (4.85%) GitHub
7 15 (3.46%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (3.23%) Amazon S3
8 14 (3.23%) OpenShift
9 13 (3.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 12 (2.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 9 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (2.08%) SaaS
12 7 (1.62%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (1.62%) Sumo Logic
13 4 (0.92%) DigitalOcean
14 3 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 2 (0.46%) Google Compute Engine
15 2 (0.46%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 54 (12.47%) Firewall
2 38 (8.78%) TCP/IP
3 22 (5.08%) DNS
4 19 (4.39%) HTTP
4 19 (4.39%) SSL
5 16 (3.70%) Internet
6 10 (2.31%) VPN
7 7 (1.62%) SAN
8 6 (1.39%) BIG-IP
8 6 (1.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (1.39%) LDAP
8 6 (1.39%) SSH
9 5 (1.15%) BGP
9 5 (1.15%) DHCP
9 5 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.92%) IPsec
10 4 (0.92%) LAN
10 4 (0.92%) VoIP
11 3 (0.69%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (33.03%) MySQL
2 73 (16.86%) PostgreSQL
3 65 (15.01%) MongoDB
4 57 (13.16%) SQL Server
5 50 (11.55%) Redis
6 47 (10.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 43 (9.93%) Hadoop
8 36 (8.31%) Big Data
9 29 (6.70%) NoSQL
10 23 (5.31%) Couchbase
10 23 (5.31%) Riak
11 21 (4.85%) Relational Database
12 14 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (1.62%) HBase
14 6 (1.39%) Apache Hive
15 5 (1.15%) Data Mining
16 4 (0.92%) TokuMX
17 2 (0.46%) Informix
17 2 (0.46%) RDBMS
17 2 (0.46%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 195 (45.03%) Jenkins
2 156 (36.03%) Git (software)
3 78 (18.01%) Subversion
4 50 (11.55%) Vagrant
5 44 (10.16%) TeamCity
6 35 (8.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 31 (7.16%) JIRA
8 26 (6.00%) Maven
9 18 (4.16%) Bitbucket
9 18 (4.16%) Selenium
10 14 (3.23%) Gradle
10 14 (3.23%) JUnit
10 14 (3.23%) Log4j
10 14 (3.23%) TestNG
11 12 (2.77%) Grunt
12 10 (2.31%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (2.31%) Travis CI
13 8 (1.85%) RSpec
14 7 (1.62%) Hudson
15 4 (0.92%) Robot Framework
General
1 60 (13.86%) Finance
2 32 (7.39%) Banking
3 29 (6.70%) Retail
4 19 (4.39%) Law
5 9 (2.08%) Advertising
6 7 (1.62%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.39%) Games
8 5 (1.15%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.92%) Marketing
10 3 (0.69%) French Language
10 3 (0.69%) German Language
10 3 (0.69%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.46%) Legal
11 2 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 184 (42.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 120 (27.71%) Linux Engineer
3 86 (19.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 74 (17.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 72 (16.63%) Administrator
6 65 (15.01%) Developer
7 55 (12.70%) Systems Administrator
8 53 (12.24%) Cloud Engineer
9 52 (12.01%) Java Developer
10 50 (11.55%) DevOps Administrator
11 49 (11.32%) Linux Administrator
12 38 (8.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 33 (7.62%) Build Engineer
13 33 (7.62%) Linux DevOps Administrator
14 32 (7.39%) Automation Engineer
14 32 (7.39%) Systems Engineer
15 30 (6.93%) AWS Engineer
16 24 (5.54%) Senior DevOps
16 24 (5.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 21 (4.85%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (15.94%) LAMP
2 48 (11.09%) Node.js
3 37 (8.55%) .NET
4 34 (7.85%) AngularJS
5 31 (7.16%) CSS
5 31 (7.16%) HTML
6 29 (6.70%) ELK Stack
7 27 (6.24%) LAPP Stack
7 27 (6.24%) Web Services
8 26 (6.00%) jQuery
9 25 (5.77%) J2EE
10 23 (5.31%) React
11 21 (4.85%) ActiveMQ
11 21 (4.85%) Lucene
11 21 (4.85%) Spring
12 20 (4.62%) JMS
12 20 (4.62%) Middleware
13 18 (4.16%) Java EE
14 17 (3.93%) CSS3
14 17 (3.93%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.78%) User Experience
2 30 (6.93%) Fintech
3 25 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 24 (5.54%) Data Centre
5 21 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (3.23%) Public Cloud
8 12 (2.77%) Clustering
9 9 (2.08%) iPad
10 8 (1.85%) Derivative
10 8 (1.85%) Replication
11 7 (1.62%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (1.62%) Life Science
12 6 (1.39%) e-Learning
12 6 (1.39%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.15%) Cloud Native
13 5 (1.15%) Data Integration
14 3 (0.69%) IBM XIV
14 3 (0.69%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 369 (85.22%) Linux
2 118 (27.25%) Windows
3 89 (20.55%) Unix
4 80 (18.48%) Ubuntu
5 72 (16.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 47 (10.85%) CentOS
7 33 (7.62%) Windows Server
8 21 (4.85%) Android
9 14 (3.23%) openSUSE
10 10 (2.31%) Debian
11 9 (2.08%) CoreOS
12 7 (1.62%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (74.83%) DevOps
2 206 (47.58%) Continuous Integration
3 176 (40.65%) Configuration Management
4 171 (39.49%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (18.48%) Scrum
6 62 (14.32%) TDD
7 51 (11.78%) Open Source
8 49 (11.32%) High Availability
9 48 (11.09%) OO
10 44 (10.16%) DSDM
10 44 (10.16%) RUP
11 43 (9.93%) Performance Tuning
12 37 (8.55%) Kanban
13 35 (8.08%) Continuous Delivery
13 35 (8.08%) Multithreading
13 35 (8.08%) Software Delivery
14 33 (7.62%) SDLC
15 31 (7.16%) UML
16 30 (6.93%) Software Engineering
17 29 (6.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 252 (58.20%) Python
2 193 (44.57%) Ruby
3 162 (37.41%) Java
4 147 (33.95%) Bash Shell
5 132 (30.48%) Perl
6 121 (27.94%) PHP
7 62 (14.32%) PowerShell
8 48 (11.09%) Go
9 38 (8.78%) C#
10 36 (8.31%) C++
11 35 (8.08%) SQL
12 31 (7.16%) JavaScript
13 24 (5.54%) Scala
13 24 (5.54%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.62%) C
15 6 (1.39%) F#
16 5 (1.15%) Groovy
17 4 (0.92%) Objective-C
18 1 (0.23%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 26 (6.00%) Degree
2 9 (2.08%) RHCE
3 8 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.15%) CISSP
5 4 (0.92%) CCIE
5 4 (0.92%) CCNA
5 4 (0.92%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (0.92%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.92%) GIAC
5 4 (0.92%) Linux+ Certification
5 4 (0.92%) MCSE
5 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.92%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (0.92%) SANS
5 4 (0.92%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.92%) Security+ Certification
5 4 (0.92%) SSCP
6 3 (0.69%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.69%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.85%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.39%) ISO 8583
3 4 (0.92%) QA
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 129 (29.79%) Docker
2 88 (20.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (9.01%) vSphere
4 31 (7.16%) Xen
5 22 (5.08%) XenServer
6 21 (4.85%) VirtualBox
7 19 (4.39%) Active Directory
8 8 (1.85%) HDFS
8 8 (1.85%) Varnish
9 7 (1.62%) LXC
10 5 (1.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (1.15%) NFS
10 5 (1.15%) QEMU
10 5 (1.15%) Squid
11 4 (0.92%) Gluster
11 4 (0.92%) KVM
12 3 (0.69%) Firmware
12 3 (0.69%) vCloud
13 2 (0.46%) iptables
13 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 422 (97.46%) Puppet
2 374 (86.37%) Opscode Chef
3 354 (81.76%) Ansible
4 46 (10.62%) Kubernetes
5 33 (7.62%) CFEngine
5 33 (7.62%) logstash
6 31 (7.16%) Nagios
7 29 (6.70%) Terraform
8 28 (6.47%) Kibana
9 22 (5.08%) Cobbler
9 22 (5.08%) Tivoli
10 21 (4.85%) Rundeck
10 21 (4.85%) ZABBIX
11 16 (3.70%) Graphite
12 10 (2.31%) Grafana
13 7 (1.62%) Cacti
14 6 (1.39%) Opsview
15 5 (1.15%) HAProxy
16 4 (0.92%) Icinga
16 4 (0.92%) Mesos
Vendors
1 102 (23.56%) VMware
2 101 (23.33%) Red Hat
3 85 (19.63%) Oracle
4 49 (11.32%) Google
5 41 (9.47%) F5
6 38 (8.78%) Microsoft
6 38 (8.78%) SaltStack
7 30 (6.93%) Rackspace
7 30 (6.93%) Splunk
8 23 (5.31%) IBM
9 22 (5.08%) EnterpriseDB
10 20 (4.62%) Fiorano
11 14 (3.23%) HP
12 12 (2.77%) Cisco
13 8 (1.85%) New Relic
14 7 (1.62%) Dell
15 5 (1.15%) Adobe
15 5 (1.15%) Akamai
15 5 (1.15%) AppDynamics
15 5 (1.15%) Terracotta
Richmond, Surrey
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits (Healthcare, Pension, free Sky + HD a
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Full corporate benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & equity
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Great Benefits Package!
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ZenTech Talent
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Sky Betting & Gaming
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits (Healthcare, Pension, free Sky + HD and Broadband)
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London / West End
ZenTech Talent
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago