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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salt
Rank 620 792 865
Rank change year-on-year
+172 +73
Permanent jobs citing Salt 246 177 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.23% 2.20% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 221 150 119
Median salary £62,500 £58,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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
7608 8061 8653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.51% 7.51% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6080 6587 6929
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,512 £30,146
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +140 245 £62,500 +4.16% 40
London +150 165 £63,750 +2.00% 28
South West +38 32 £62,500 -19.35% 2
Bristol +36 26 £67,500 -12.90%
City of London +18 15 £62,500 - 5
North West - 13 £53,750 - 5
Yorkshire -30 12 £52,500 - 2
South East +67 11 £65,000 +23.80% 2
Leeds -11 10 £52,500 +5.00% 2
West Yorkshire -12 10 £52,500 - 2
Manchester - 10 £55,000 - 2
Berkshire - 7 £70,000 - 1
East Midlands +15 6 £60,000 +14.28%
Nottinghamshire +6 6 £60,000 +14.28%
Nottingham - 6 £60,000 -
Gloucestershire - 6 £46,250 - 2
Slough - 4 £70,000 - 1
East of England +19 3 £45,000 -26.53% 1
Reading - 3 £52,500 -
Cambridge +11 2 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 2 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Sheffield 0 2 £39,500 -24.76%
Surrey 0 2 £65,000 +23.80%
South Yorkshire -10 2 £39,500 -24.76%
West Midlands -21 2 £47,500 +11.76%
Staffordshire - 2 £47,500 -
Epsom - 2 £65,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £57,500 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £39,500 - 3
Southampton - 2 £57,500 -

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 (96.13%) Puppet
2 379 (86.33%) Ansible
3 368 (83.83%) Opscode Chef
4 328 (74.72%) Linux
5 287 (65.38%) DevOps
6 263 (59.91%) Amazon AWS
7 262 (59.68%) Python
8 185 (42.14%) Continuous Integration
9 170 (38.72%) Agile Software Development
10 159 (36.22%) Bash Shell
11 158 (35.99%) Java
12 151 (34.40%) MySQL
13 150 (34.17%) Configuration Management
14 136 (30.98%) Jenkins
15 134 (30.52%) Ruby
16 120 (27.33%) Scrum
16 120 (27.33%) Perl
16 120 (27.33%) Git (software)
17 116 (26.42%) OpenStack
18 105 (23.92%) Windows
19 102 (23.23%) Docker
20 95 (21.64%) Oracle
21 93 (21.18%) Microsoft Azure
22 86 (19.59%) Ubuntu
23 83 (18.91%) Hadoop
24 82 (18.68%) CentOS
24 82 (18.68%) TCP/IP
25 80 (18.22%) PHP
25 80 (18.22%) VMware
26 79 (18.00%) Big Data

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
1 116 (26.42%) OpenStack
2 75 (17.08%) WebSphere
3 73 (16.63%) JBoss
3 73 (16.63%) WebLogic
4 66 (15.03%) Apache Spark
5 63 (14.35%) Tomcat
6 61 (13.90%) Elasticsearch
7 54 (12.30%) Jetty
8 53 (12.07%) Apache Solr
9 37 (8.43%) WebSphere Application Server
10 35 (7.97%) CloudStack
11 31 (7.06%) Apache
12 19 (4.33%) IIS
13 15 (3.42%) nginx
14 10 (2.28%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.91%) lighttpd
16 3 (0.68%) Confluence
16 3 (0.68%) WordPress
17 2 (0.46%) CMS
17 2 (0.46%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (0.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.23%) Magento
1 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 263 (59.91%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (21.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (6.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 23 (5.24%) IaaS
5 20 (4.56%) PaaS
6 15 (3.42%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (2.96%) SaaS
8 12 (2.73%) GitHub
9 8 (1.82%) OpenShift
10 7 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (1.14%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.91%) IBM Cloud
12 4 (0.91%) SoftLayer
12 4 (0.91%) Sumo Logic
13 3 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 3 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.68%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 82 (18.68%) TCP/IP
2 56 (12.76%) Firewall
3 20 (4.56%) DNS
4 18 (4.10%) SSL
5 17 (3.87%) HTTP
6 12 (2.73%) Internet
7 9 (2.05%) LDAP
8 8 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (1.82%) SSH
9 7 (1.59%) DHCP
9 7 (1.59%) SNMP
10 6 (1.37%) LAN
11 5 (1.14%) Network Security
11 5 (1.14%) VLAN
12 4 (0.91%) BGP
12 4 (0.91%) VPN
13 3 (0.68%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.68%) IPsec
13 3 (0.68%) SMTP
13 3 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (34.40%) MySQL
2 83 (18.91%) Hadoop
3 79 (18.00%) Big Data
4 76 (17.31%) SQL Server
5 75 (17.08%) PostgreSQL
6 74 (16.86%) MongoDB
7 73 (16.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 69 (15.72%) NoSQL
9 68 (15.49%) Redis
10 55 (12.53%) Riak
11 54 (12.30%) Couchbase
12 14 (3.19%) Relational Database
13 10 (2.28%) Apache Hive
14 5 (1.14%) Data Mining
14 5 (1.14%) HBase
15 4 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
16 3 (0.68%) TokuMX
17 2 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 2 (0.46%) Voldemort
18 1 (0.23%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 136 (30.98%) Jenkins
2 120 (27.33%) Git (software)
3 50 (11.39%) Subversion
4 45 (10.25%) Vagrant
5 34 (7.74%) TeamCity
6 31 (7.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 18 (4.10%) JIRA
8 13 (2.96%) Maven
9 12 (2.73%) Bitbucket
10 11 (2.51%) Selenium
11 8 (1.82%) Buildbot
11 8 (1.82%) CodeSonar
11 8 (1.82%) Cucumber
11 8 (1.82%) git-flow
11 8 (1.82%) Robot Framework
12 7 (1.59%) Grunt
12 7 (1.59%) Hudson
12 7 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (1.59%) RSpec
13 6 (1.37%) Travis CI
General
1 65 (14.81%) Banking
2 52 (11.85%) Retail
3 32 (7.29%) Finance
4 16 (3.64%) Advertising
5 12 (2.73%) Law
6 11 (2.51%) Games
7 8 (1.82%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.14%) Marketing
9 4 (0.91%) French Language
9 4 (0.91%) German Language
9 4 (0.91%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Front Office
10 1 (0.23%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 146 (33.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 84 (19.13%) Administrator
3 81 (18.45%) Developer
4 74 (16.86%) Systems Administrator
5 69 (15.72%) Linux Engineer
6 58 (13.21%) DevOps Administrator
7 55 (12.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 49 (11.16%) Java Developer
9 48 (10.93%) Cloud Engineer
10 39 (8.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 38 (8.66%) Systems Engineer
12 34 (7.74%) Senior Developer
13 31 (7.06%) Linux Administrator
14 27 (6.15%) Automation Engineer
15 21 (4.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 20 (4.56%) Software Developer
17 19 (4.33%) Senior DevOps
17 19 (4.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 18 (4.10%) AWS Engineer
18 18 (4.10%) Head of DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (15.72%) LAMP
2 64 (14.58%) ELK Stack
3 60 (13.67%) AngularJS
4 56 (12.76%) React
5 52 (11.85%) Lucene
6 47 (10.71%) Node.js
7 40 (9.11%) Web Services
8 37 (8.43%) .NET
9 17 (3.87%) CSS
9 17 (3.87%) HTML
10 15 (3.42%) ASP.NET
10 15 (3.42%) Django
11 14 (3.19%) Ruby on Rails
12 12 (2.73%) J2EE
13 11 (2.51%) REST
14 10 (2.28%) CSS3
14 10 (2.28%) HTML5
14 10 (2.28%) Java EE
14 10 (2.28%) SOAP
14 10 (2.28%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.97%) Data Centre
2 30 (6.83%) User Experience
3 22 (5.01%) Computer Science
3 22 (5.01%) Fintech
4 21 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (3.42%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (2.51%) Life Science
8 10 (2.28%) Public Cloud
9 8 (1.82%) Streaming Media
10 6 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (1.14%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.14%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.14%) Data Integration
11 5 (1.14%) Physics
12 4 (0.91%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.91%) Replication
13 3 (0.68%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.68%) IBM XIV
13 3 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 328 (74.72%) Linux
2 105 (23.92%) Windows
3 86 (19.59%) Ubuntu
4 82 (18.68%) CentOS
5 51 (11.62%) Unix
6 46 (10.48%) Android
7 45 (10.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 44 (10.02%) Apple iOS
9 26 (5.92%) Debian
10 22 (5.01%) Windows Server
11 8 (1.82%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.37%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.46%) openSUSE
14 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (65.38%) DevOps
2 185 (42.14%) Continuous Integration
3 170 (38.72%) Agile Software Development
4 150 (34.17%) Configuration Management
5 120 (27.33%) Scrum
6 72 (16.40%) DSDM
6 72 (16.40%) Open Source
6 72 (16.40%) RUP
7 71 (16.17%) TDD
8 70 (15.95%) Multithreading
9 68 (15.49%) Kanban
10 67 (15.26%) OO
11 63 (14.35%) Mentoring
12 57 (12.98%) Coaching
13 55 (12.53%) Web Development
14 54 (12.30%) Concurrent Programming
14 54 (12.30%) UML
15 52 (11.85%) Software Delivery
16 44 (10.02%) High Availability
17 40 (9.11%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 262 (59.68%) Python
2 159 (36.22%) Bash Shell
3 158 (35.99%) Java
4 134 (30.52%) Ruby
5 120 (27.33%) Perl
6 80 (18.22%) PHP
7 64 (14.58%) Go
8 56 (12.76%) C#
9 49 (11.16%) PowerShell
10 32 (7.29%) SQL
11 26 (5.92%) C++
12 21 (4.78%) JavaScript
13 20 (4.56%) Shell Script
14 16 (3.64%) Scala
15 10 (2.28%) C
16 8 (1.82%) Groovy
16 8 (1.82%) Objective-C
17 6 (1.37%) F#
18 2 (0.46%) Erlang
19 1 (0.23%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 28 (6.38%) Degree
2 11 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (2.05%) CISSP
4 8 (1.82%) CCNA
4 8 (1.82%) CompTIA Security+
4 8 (1.82%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.82%) GIAC
4 8 (1.82%) Linux+ Certification
4 8 (1.82%) MCSE
4 8 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
4 8 (1.82%) SANS
4 8 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.82%) Security+ Certification
4 8 (1.82%) SSCP
5 3 (0.68%) CCIE
5 3 (0.68%) RHCE
6 2 (0.46%) CCNP
6 2 (0.46%) CCSP
6 2 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.91%) QA
2 3 (0.68%) SLA
3 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 102 (23.23%) Docker
2 69 (15.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (9.11%) Xen
4 32 (7.29%) vSphere
5 19 (4.33%) XenServer
6 17 (3.87%) QEMU
7 12 (2.73%) VirtualBox
8 11 (2.51%) Active Directory
9 10 (2.28%) LXC
10 6 (1.37%) HDFS
11 5 (1.14%) vCloud
12 4 (0.91%) NFS
13 3 (0.68%) Firmware
13 3 (0.68%) Gluster
13 3 (0.68%) OpenSSH
13 3 (0.68%) Varnish
14 2 (0.46%) iptables
14 2 (0.46%) KVM
14 2 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
15 1 (0.23%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 422 (96.13%) Puppet
2 379 (86.33%) Ansible
3 368 (83.83%) Opscode Chef
4 64 (14.58%) logstash
5 58 (13.21%) Kibana
6 42 (9.57%) Kubernetes
7 38 (8.66%) Nagios
8 33 (7.52%) Terraform
9 29 (6.61%) CFEngine
10 28 (6.38%) ZABBIX
11 20 (4.56%) Graphite
12 19 (4.33%) Cobbler
12 19 (4.33%) Tivoli
13 16 (3.64%) Mesos
14 14 (3.19%) Rundeck
15 8 (1.82%) HAProxy
16 5 (1.14%) Cacti
16 5 (1.14%) Nmap
17 4 (0.91%) HP Operations Orchestration
17 4 (0.91%) Opsview
Vendors
1 95 (21.64%) Oracle
2 80 (18.22%) VMware
3 71 (16.17%) Red Hat
4 51 (11.62%) SaltStack
5 36 (8.20%) Google
6 34 (7.74%) Microsoft
7 28 (6.38%) Rackspace
8 26 (5.92%) F5
9 24 (5.47%) Splunk
10 19 (4.33%) EnterpriseDB
11 15 (3.42%) Cisco
12 8 (1.82%) HP
12 8 (1.82%) IBM
12 8 (1.82%) Riverbed
13 5 (1.14%) Fiorano
13 5 (1.14%) New Relic
14 4 (0.91%) NetApp
15 3 (0.68%) AppDynamics
15 3 (0.68%) Brocade
15 3 (0.68%) SolarWinds
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65'000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Pension & Flexitime
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Full corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary Details - Please contact for details
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-52,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Anthony James Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago