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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salt
Rank 745 827 880
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +53
Permanent jobs citing Salt 147 69 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.062% 0.006%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.03% 0.99% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 130 56 7
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +118.18%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +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
7226 6981 6227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.72% 6.24% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5784 5495 4786
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

Salt Salary Histogram in the UK

Salt
Top 19 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 27 March 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 +94 143 £57,500 -4.16% 21
London +99 111 £57,500 -4.16% 15
Bristol - 13 £75,000 -
South West - 13 £75,000 -
City of London +14 9 £42,500 -18.66% 5
West Yorkshire - 9 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 9 £42,500 - 4
Leeds - 9 £42,500 -
South East -5 8 £32,500 -45.83% 1
Berkshire +4 3 - -
Brighton - 3 - -
East Sussex - 3 - -
East of England +11 2 £55,000 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £55,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £48,750 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £55,000 -
Surrey 0 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 £32,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £32,500 -

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 265 (97.79%) Opscode Chef
2 262 (96.68%) Puppet
3 221 (81.55%) DevOps
3 221 (81.55%) Linux
4 164 (60.52%) Python
5 157 (57.93%) Ruby
6 136 (50.18%) Java
7 127 (46.86%) Configuration Management
8 126 (46.49%) Bash Shell
9 118 (43.54%) Ansible
10 115 (42.44%) Jenkins
11 112 (41.33%) PHP
12 102 (37.64%) Perl
13 87 (32.10%) Continuous Integration
14 85 (31.37%) Git (software)
15 79 (29.15%) NoSQL
16 73 (26.94%) MySQL
17 72 (26.57%) Ubuntu
18 66 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
18 66 (24.35%) E-Commerce
19 64 (23.62%) OpenStack
20 61 (22.51%) Nagios
21 59 (21.77%) Apache
22 58 (21.40%) PostgreSQL
23 57 (21.03%) VMware
24 55 (20.30%) LAMP
24 55 (20.30%) UNIX
24 55 (20.30%) Subversion
24 55 (20.30%) MongoDB
25 53 (19.56%) ZABBIX

Salt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 64 (23.62%) OpenStack
2 59 (21.77%) Apache
3 50 (18.45%) nginx
4 25 (9.23%) Tomcat
5 24 (8.86%) Confluence
5 24 (8.86%) MediaWiki
6 17 (6.27%) Node.js
7 14 (5.17%) Drupal
8 10 (3.69%) TWiki
9 9 (3.32%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (2.58%) WordPress
11 6 (2.21%) IIS
12 5 (1.85%) CMS
13 3 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.74%) MS Project
3 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 45 (16.61%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (12.18%) Amazon EC2
3 32 (11.81%) SoftLayer
4 25 (9.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (6.27%) Route 53
6 6 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.48%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (1.11%) Heroku
10 2 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.74%) PaaS
11 1 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.37%) IaaS
11 1 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.37%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 47 (17.34%) Firewall
2 34 (12.55%) LAN
2 34 (12.55%) WAN
3 27 (9.96%) Network Security
4 24 (8.86%) DNS
5 19 (7.01%) TCP/IP
5 19 (7.01%) VPN
6 16 (5.90%) LDAP
7 14 (5.17%) IPv6
7 14 (5.17%) OSPF
7 14 (5.17%) BGP
7 14 (5.17%) EIGRP
7 14 (5.17%) IPsec
8 10 (3.69%) SAN
8 10 (3.69%) HTTP
9 8 (2.95%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (1.85%) SSL
10 5 (1.85%) VLAN
10 5 (1.85%) VoIP
11 4 (1.48%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (29.15%) NoSQL
2 73 (26.94%) MySQL
3 58 (21.40%) PostgreSQL
4 55 (20.30%) MongoDB
5 51 (18.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 45 (16.61%) Redis
7 42 (15.50%) Big Data
8 32 (11.81%) Hadoop
9 18 (6.64%) Relational Database
10 14 (5.17%) SQL Server
11 8 (2.95%) SimpleDB
11 8 (2.95%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.48%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.11%) Informix
13 3 (1.11%) CouchDB
13 3 (1.11%) Riak
13 3 (1.11%) InfluxDB
14 2 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 115 (42.44%) Jenkins
2 85 (31.37%) Git (software)
3 55 (20.30%) Subversion
4 48 (17.71%) Hudson
5 42 (15.50%) JIRA
6 26 (9.59%) Maven
7 17 (6.27%) Gradle
8 16 (5.90%) Ant
9 13 (4.80%) JUnit
10 12 (4.43%) Mercurial
11 10 (3.69%) TeamCity
11 10 (3.69%) Gerrit
11 10 (3.69%) MSBuild
11 10 (3.69%) Bugzilla
11 10 (3.69%) Artifactory
11 10 (3.69%) GitLab
12 7 (2.58%) Log4j
12 7 (2.58%) Selenium
12 7 (2.58%) Bitbucket
12 7 (2.58%) TestNG
General
1 25 (9.23%) Finance
2 7 (2.58%) Games
3 6 (2.21%) Banking
3 6 (2.21%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.85%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.48%) Retail
6 3 (1.11%) Law
7 2 (0.74%) Advertising
7 2 (0.74%) Marketing
8 1 (0.37%) French Language
8 1 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 126 (46.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 54 (19.93%) Systems Administrator
3 50 (18.45%) Administrator
4 48 (17.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 37 (13.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 37 (13.65%) Linux Administrator
6 24 (8.86%) Systems Engineer
7 17 (6.27%) Linux Engineer
8 14 (5.17%) Architect
9 13 (4.80%) AWS Architect
10 11 (4.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 10 (3.69%) Build Engineer
12 9 (3.32%) DevOps Consultant
12 9 (3.32%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 9 (3.32%) Developer
12 9 (3.32%) Consultant
12 9 (3.32%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 9 (3.32%) UNIX Administrator
13 8 (2.95%) Technical Architect
14 7 (2.58%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (20.30%) LAMP
2 31 (11.44%) Web Services
3 15 (5.54%) Ruby on Rails
3 15 (5.54%) Resque
4 13 (4.80%) RabbitMQ
5 11 (4.06%) XML
5 11 (4.06%) .NET
6 9 (3.32%) HTML
6 9 (3.32%) Middleware
6 9 (3.32%) Django
6 9 (3.32%) jQuery
7 8 (2.95%) Ajax
7 8 (2.95%) CSS
8 7 (2.58%) JSP
8 7 (2.58%) Hibernate
8 7 (2.58%) Spring
8 7 (2.58%) Java EE
8 7 (2.58%) RESTful
8 7 (2.58%) JSTL
9 5 (1.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.33%) Computer Science
2 24 (8.86%) Open Source
3 14 (5.17%) Wiki
4 8 (2.95%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.48%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.48%) Clustering
6 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.11%) IBM XIV
6 3 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.74%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.74%) Derivative
7 2 (0.74%) Informatics
8 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.37%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.37%) Replication
8 1 (0.37%) PMI
8 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.37%) User Experience
8 1 (0.37%) Social Network
8 1 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 221 (81.55%) Linux
2 72 (26.57%) Ubuntu
3 55 (20.30%) UNIX
4 50 (18.45%) Windows
5 43 (15.87%) Debian
6 40 (14.76%) CentOS
7 38 (14.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (3.32%) SUSE
10 7 (2.58%) Android
10 7 (2.58%) openSUSE
11 6 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (2.21%) Solaris
12 1 (0.37%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (81.55%) DevOps
2 127 (46.86%) Configuration Management
3 87 (32.10%) Continuous Integration
4 66 (24.35%) E-Commerce
4 66 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (11.07%) OO
6 23 (8.49%) Build Automation
7 19 (7.01%) Load Balancing
8 18 (6.64%) OOP
8 18 (6.64%) Project Management
9 17 (6.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (6.27%) TDD
10 16 (5.90%) Scrum
11 14 (5.17%) Software Engineering
11 14 (5.17%) Data Modelling
11 14 (5.17%) Capacity Planning
11 14 (5.17%) Database Theory
11 14 (5.17%) Relational Database Theory
12 11 (4.06%) Auto-Scaling
12 11 (4.06%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 164 (60.52%) Python
2 157 (57.93%) Ruby
3 136 (50.18%) Java
4 126 (46.49%) Bash Shell
5 112 (41.33%) PHP
6 102 (37.64%) Perl
7 41 (15.13%) SQL
8 22 (8.12%) Shell Script
9 14 (5.17%) C
10 11 (4.06%) C#
10 11 (4.06%) Groovy
11 9 (3.32%) C++
11 9 (3.32%) JavaScript
11 9 (3.32%) Scala
12 6 (2.21%) Tcl
13 4 (1.48%) Clojure
14 3 (1.11%) Golang
14 3 (1.11%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.37%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 44 (16.24%) Degree
2 30 (11.07%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (7.38%) CCNA
4 10 (3.69%) CCNP
5 9 (3.32%) CCIE
6 4 (1.48%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.48%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.11%) CCSP
7 3 (1.11%) CISSP
7 3 (1.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.58%) QA
2 5 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (8.86%) Varnish
3 22 (8.12%) Docker
4 20 (7.38%) Samba
5 16 (5.90%) Postfix
6 14 (5.17%) XenServer
6 14 (5.17%) iptables
7 13 (4.80%) Xen
8 9 (3.32%) vSphere
9 8 (2.95%) KVM
10 6 (2.21%) Active Directory
11 3 (1.11%) Hyper-V
11 3 (1.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.74%) vCloud
12 2 (0.74%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.37%) NFS
13 1 (0.37%) LXC
Systems Management
1 265 (97.79%) Opscode Chef
2 262 (96.68%) Puppet
3 118 (43.54%) Ansible
4 61 (22.51%) Nagios
5 53 (19.56%) ZABBIX
6 50 (18.45%) Graphite
7 32 (11.81%) Ganglia
7 32 (11.81%) Vagrant
8 17 (6.27%) logstash
9 14 (5.17%) collectd
9 14 (5.17%) StatsD
10 9 (3.32%) Cacti
11 4 (1.48%) OpenView
12 3 (1.11%) Kibana
12 3 (1.11%) Opsview
12 3 (1.11%) NetBackup
12 3 (1.11%) Munin
12 3 (1.11%) SolarWinds Orion
12 3 (1.11%) Red Hat Satellite
13 2 (0.74%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 57 (21.03%) VMware
2 48 (17.71%) Red Hat
3 46 (16.97%) SaltStack
4 28 (10.33%) Oracle
5 24 (8.86%) Rackspace
6 21 (7.75%) Cisco
7 14 (5.17%) Citrix
8 7 (2.58%) New Relic
9 6 (2.21%) F5
9 6 (2.21%) HP
9 6 (2.21%) Sybase
10 5 (1.85%) Splunk
10 5 (1.85%) Reuters
10 5 (1.85%) Perforce
11 4 (1.48%) IBM
12 3 (1.11%) Juniper
12 3 (1.11%) NetApp
12 3 (1.11%) Veritas
12 3 (1.11%) Brocade
12 3 (1.11%) SolarWinds
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Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
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Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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