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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salt
Rank 669 791 912
Rank change year-on-year
+122 +121
Permanent jobs citing Salt 258 173 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.16% 0.074%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.12% 2.26% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 240 158 74
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £75,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +30.43%

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
8273 7642 7565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.29% 7.15% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6720 6066 6066
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%

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 27 May 2016 within the UK.

Salt Salary Histogram in the UK

Salt
Top 27 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 27 May 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 +100 258 £60,000 +4.34% 33
London +56 170 £65,000 +13.04% 25
City of London +84 55 £57,500 +27.77% 9
Yorkshire +34 45 £50,000 +17.64% 6
West Yorkshire +25 32 £43,750 +2.94% 4
South East +20 18 £53,500 -6.95% 2
Leeds +3 17 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Sheffield +30 12 £50,000 -13.04% 2
South Yorkshire +27 12 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Surrey - 12 £53,500 - 1
Staines - 11 £53,500 -
East of England +28 9 £46,500 -15.45%
Hertfordshire - 9 £46,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 9 £46,500 -
Bristol -3 8 £67,500 -10.00%
South West -6 8 £67,500 -10.00%
East Sussex - 6 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 5 £62,500 -
Brighton - 4 £52,500 -
Bradford - 2 £46,250 -
West Midlands - 2 £27,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £27,500 -
North East - 1 £30,000 -
Redhill - 1 £47,500 - 1
Harrow - 1 £70,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £30,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £30,000 -

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 413 (89.98%) Opscode Chef
2 398 (86.71%) Puppet
3 379 (82.57%) Linux
4 358 (78.00%) Ansible
5 325 (70.81%) DevOps
6 274 (59.69%) Python
7 249 (54.25%) Amazon AWS
8 231 (50.33%) Jenkins
9 225 (49.02%) Git (software)
9 225 (49.02%) Ruby
10 224 (48.80%) Continuous Integration
11 187 (40.74%) Bash Shell
12 183 (39.87%) Java
13 178 (38.78%) Configuration Management
14 160 (34.86%) Red Hat
14 160 (34.86%) Agile Software Development
15 154 (33.55%) Perl
16 138 (30.07%) MySQL
17 132 (28.76%) PHP
18 130 (28.32%) Docker
19 129 (28.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 126 (27.45%) VMware
21 122 (26.58%) Windows
22 113 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
23 108 (23.53%) Oracle
24 106 (23.09%) PostgreSQL
25 101 (22.00%) Unix
26 94 (20.48%) MongoDB
27 93 (20.26%) Microsoft Azure
28 89 (19.39%) High Availability

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 77 (16.78%) OpenStack
2 70 (15.25%) Tomcat
3 67 (14.60%) CloudStack
4 58 (12.64%) Node.js
5 57 (12.42%) Apache
6 56 (12.20%) WebLogic
7 48 (10.46%) JBoss
7 48 (10.46%) WebSphere
8 38 (8.28%) WebSphere Application Server
9 26 (5.66%) Apache Spark
9 26 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
10 24 (5.23%) Jetty
11 22 (4.79%) Apache Solr
12 14 (3.05%) nginx
12 14 (3.05%) WordPress
13 11 (2.40%) Drupal
14 8 (1.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 8 (1.74%) Lightstreamer
15 3 (0.65%) IIS
16 1 (0.22%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (1.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 249 (54.25%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (20.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (8.71%) Amazon S3
4 38 (8.28%) Amazon EC2
5 34 (7.41%) PaaS
6 25 (5.45%) IaaS
7 24 (5.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 22 (4.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 20 (4.36%) Google Cloud Platform
10 17 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
11 16 (3.49%) GitHub
12 14 (3.05%) Amazon EMR
12 14 (3.05%) Amazon Kinesis
13 7 (1.53%) Sumo Logic
14 5 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (1.09%) OpenShift
15 4 (0.87%) Google Compute Engine
16 3 (0.65%) Datadog
16 3 (0.65%) DigitalOcean
16 3 (0.65%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 84 (18.30%) Firewall
2 47 (10.24%) DNS
3 26 (5.66%) HTTP
3 26 (5.66%) SSL
4 25 (5.45%) TCP/IP
5 14 (3.05%) VPN
6 13 (2.83%) Internet
7 12 (2.61%) VoIP
8 11 (2.40%) SAN
9 9 (1.96%) BIG-IP
9 9 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 9 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (1.74%) IPsec
11 7 (1.53%) DHCP
12 4 (0.87%) iSCSI
12 4 (0.87%) SSH
13 3 (0.65%) LDAP
13 3 (0.65%) Wireshark
14 2 (0.44%) SMS
14 2 (0.44%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (30.07%) MySQL
2 106 (23.09%) PostgreSQL
3 94 (20.48%) MongoDB
4 71 (15.47%) SQL Server
5 63 (13.73%) Redis
6 52 (11.33%) Hadoop
7 45 (9.80%) Big Data
8 39 (8.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 31 (6.75%) NoSQL
10 30 (6.54%) Informix
11 25 (5.45%) Amazon RDS
12 23 (5.01%) Couchbase
12 23 (5.01%) Relational Database
13 21 (4.58%) Riak
14 14 (3.05%) Amazon Redshift
15 7 (1.53%) HBase
16 5 (1.09%) GIS
17 3 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
18 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
18 2 (0.44%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 231 (50.33%) Jenkins
2 225 (49.02%) Git (software)
3 88 (19.17%) Subversion
4 65 (14.16%) TeamCity
5 45 (9.80%) Vagrant
6 43 (9.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 40 (8.71%) JIRA
8 26 (5.66%) Maven
9 18 (3.92%) Gradle
10 14 (3.05%) Bitbucket
10 14 (3.05%) JUnit
10 14 (3.05%) Log4j
10 14 (3.05%) Selenium
10 14 (3.05%) TestNG
11 10 (2.18%) Travis CI
12 8 (1.74%) Grunt
12 8 (1.74%) Hudson
12 8 (1.74%) RSpec
13 5 (1.09%) Bazaar
13 5 (1.09%) Mercurial
General
1 58 (12.64%) Finance
2 34 (7.41%) Retail
3 23 (5.01%) Banking
4 19 (4.14%) Law
5 10 (2.18%) Financial Institution
5 10 (2.18%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.31%) Marketing
7 4 (0.87%) Advertising
7 4 (0.87%) Games
8 3 (0.65%) Back Office
8 3 (0.65%) Front Office
9 2 (0.44%) Publishing
10 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 236 (51.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 188 (40.96%) Linux Engineer
3 148 (32.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 144 (31.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 74 (16.12%) AWS Engineer
6 68 (14.81%) Cloud Engineer
7 64 (13.94%) Developer
8 56 (12.20%) Administrator
8 56 (12.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 56 (12.20%) Systems Administrator
9 50 (10.89%) Java Developer
10 48 (10.46%) Linux Administrator
10 48 (10.46%) Systems Engineer
11 46 (10.02%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 41 (8.93%) DevOps Administrator
13 37 (8.06%) DevOps Systems Engineer
13 37 (8.06%) Linux DevOps Administrator
14 35 (7.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 32 (6.97%) Senior Cloud Engineer
16 30 (6.54%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (15.03%) .NET
2 67 (14.60%) LAMP
3 35 (7.63%) ActiveMQ
4 30 (6.54%) AngularJS
4 30 (6.54%) LAPP Stack
5 27 (5.88%) ELK Stack
6 24 (5.23%) RabbitMQ
7 22 (4.79%) CSS
7 22 (4.79%) HTML
7 22 (4.79%) jQuery
8 21 (4.58%) Spring
8 21 (4.58%) Web Services
9 20 (4.36%) Lucene
9 20 (4.36%) React
10 19 (4.14%) JMS
10 19 (4.14%) Middleware
11 18 (3.92%) J2EE
12 15 (3.27%) RESTful
13 14 (3.05%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (3.05%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.75%) Clustering
2 27 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 27 (5.88%) User Experience
3 23 (5.01%) Fintech
4 22 (4.79%) Public Cloud
5 18 (3.92%) Enterprise Storage
6 16 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (2.83%) Computer Science
9 12 (2.61%) iPad
10 10 (2.18%) Replication
11 7 (1.53%) Derivative
12 5 (1.09%) e-Learning
12 5 (1.09%) Minimum Viable Product
13 4 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.87%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.65%) IBM XIV
14 3 (0.65%) Online Games
14 3 (0.65%) Spread Betting
15 2 (0.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 379 (82.57%) Linux
2 129 (28.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 122 (26.58%) Windows
4 101 (22.00%) Unix
5 53 (11.55%) Ubuntu
6 30 (6.54%) CentOS
7 22 (4.79%) Android
8 20 (4.36%) Debian
9 19 (4.14%) Windows Server
10 14 (3.05%) openSUSE
11 8 (1.74%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.74%) CoreOS
12 5 (1.09%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.44%) SUSE
13 2 (0.44%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (70.81%) DevOps
2 224 (48.80%) Continuous Integration
3 178 (38.78%) Configuration Management
4 160 (34.86%) Agile Software Development
5 89 (19.39%) High Availability
6 77 (16.78%) Scrum
7 66 (14.38%) TDD
8 63 (13.73%) Mentoring
9 60 (13.07%) Performance Tuning
10 53 (11.55%) Continuous Delivery
11 48 (10.46%) DSDM
11 48 (10.46%) RUP
12 37 (8.06%) Open Source
12 37 (8.06%) Software Delivery
13 35 (7.63%) Software Engineering
14 34 (7.41%) OO
15 30 (6.54%) Disaster Recovery
15 30 (6.54%) Kanban
16 29 (6.32%) ITIL
17 28 (6.10%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 274 (59.69%) Python
2 225 (49.02%) Ruby
3 187 (40.74%) Bash Shell
4 183 (39.87%) Java
5 154 (33.55%) Perl
6 132 (28.76%) PHP
7 56 (12.20%) Go
8 52 (11.33%) JavaScript
9 45 (9.80%) C#
10 38 (8.28%) Shell Script
11 35 (7.63%) SQL
12 31 (6.75%) PowerShell
13 28 (6.10%) C++
13 28 (6.10%) Scala
14 3 (0.65%) Lua
15 2 (0.44%) Groovy
16 1 (0.22%) AWK
16 1 (0.22%) C
16 1 (0.22%) Clojure
16 1 (0.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 23 (5.01%) Degree
2 18 (3.92%) CCDE
2 18 (3.92%) CCIE
2 18 (3.92%) CCNP
2 18 (3.92%) CCSP
2 18 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (3.05%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.05%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.96%) RHCE
5 3 (0.65%) AWS Certification
5 3 (0.65%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.83%) QA
2 11 (2.40%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.96%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 130 (28.32%) Docker
2 113 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (10.68%) Xen
4 46 (10.02%) vSphere
5 30 (6.54%) VirtualBox
6 28 (6.10%) XenServer
7 20 (4.36%) KVM
8 11 (2.40%) Active Directory
8 11 (2.40%) Varnish
9 9 (1.96%) Squid
10 8 (1.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 6 (1.31%) HDFS
11 6 (1.31%) NFS
12 3 (0.65%) iptables
12 3 (0.65%) vCloud
13 2 (0.44%) Samba
13 2 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.22%) Gluster
14 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
14 1 (0.22%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 413 (89.98%) Opscode Chef
2 398 (86.71%) Puppet
3 358 (78.00%) Ansible
4 79 (17.21%) Nagios
5 50 (10.89%) Graphite
6 47 (10.24%) Terraform
7 44 (9.59%) Grafana
8 43 (9.37%) Cacti
9 42 (9.15%) Opsview
10 35 (7.63%) CFEngine
11 34 (7.41%) Cobbler
11 34 (7.41%) logstash
12 31 (6.75%) Kibana
12 31 (6.75%) Kubernetes
13 28 (6.10%) Tivoli
14 27 (5.88%) FortiGate
15 18 (3.92%) ZABBIX
16 9 (1.96%) Munin
16 9 (1.96%) OpenNMS
16 9 (1.96%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 160 (34.86%) Red Hat
2 126 (27.45%) VMware
3 108 (23.53%) Oracle
4 77 (16.78%) F5
5 65 (14.16%) Microsoft
6 35 (7.63%) Google
7 33 (7.19%) Cisco
8 28 (6.10%) EnterpriseDB
9 26 (5.66%) SaltStack
10 25 (5.45%) Rackspace
11 23 (5.01%) IBM
12 19 (4.14%) Fiorano
12 19 (4.14%) Splunk
13 18 (3.92%) Symantec
14 15 (3.27%) New Relic
15 13 (2.83%) HP
15 13 (2.83%) Juniper
16 12 (2.61%) Dell
17 10 (2.18%) Akamai
18 9 (1.96%) Sitecore
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits.
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + a 10% - 15% bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
iKonnect Global Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus and other benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £42500 per annum + Bonus (26%), Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: bonus, full benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
William Hill
Salary: Competitive + Holiday + Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago