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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salt
Rank 726 840 870
Rank change year-on-year
+114 +30
Permanent jobs citing Salt 178 80 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.067% 0.009%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.34% 1.08% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 160 64 10
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +109.09%
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £57,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +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
7595 7414 6608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.88% 6.18% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6047 5920 5117
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,875 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -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 5 May 2015 within the UK.

Salt Salary Histogram in the UK

Salt
Top 14 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 5 May 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 +147 177 £57,500 - 17
London +94 141 £57,500 +4.54% 16
Bristol - 17 £75,000 -
South West - 17 £75,000 -
City of London +45 15 £47,500 -9.52% 5
West Yorkshire +31 12 £42,500 +21.42%
Yorkshire +24 12 £42,500 +21.42%
Leeds +14 12 £42,500 +21.42%
South East +18 5 £50,000 -14.89%
Berkshire - 5 £50,000 -
East of England +15 2 £55,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £55,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £55,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £48,750 -

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 297 (98.67%) Opscode Chef
2 283 (94.02%) Puppet
3 252 (83.72%) Linux
4 246 (81.73%) DevOps
5 177 (58.80%) Python
6 173 (57.48%) Ruby
7 153 (50.83%) Configuration Management
8 148 (49.17%) Ansible
9 138 (45.85%) Bash Shell
10 137 (45.51%) PHP
11 133 (44.19%) Jenkins
12 132 (43.85%) Java
13 128 (42.52%) Amazon AWS
14 116 (38.54%) Git (software)
15 108 (35.88%) Perl
16 106 (35.22%) Agile Software Development
17 99 (32.89%) Continuous Integration
18 89 (29.57%) Apache
19 82 (27.24%) MySQL
20 75 (24.92%) E-Commerce
20 75 (24.92%) Ubuntu
21 73 (24.25%) NoSQL
22 71 (23.59%) OpenStack
23 69 (22.92%) UNIX
24 66 (21.93%) PostgreSQL
24 66 (21.93%) nginx
24 66 (21.93%) MongoDB
25 65 (21.59%) Nagios
26 61 (20.27%) Redis
26 61 (20.27%) LAMP

Salt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 89 (29.57%) Apache
2 71 (23.59%) OpenStack
3 66 (21.93%) nginx
4 31 (10.30%) Tomcat
5 29 (9.63%) Node.js
6 21 (6.98%) MediaWiki
6 21 (6.98%) Confluence
7 20 (6.64%) Drupal
8 11 (3.65%) WordPress
9 9 (2.99%) IIS
9 9 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (2.99%) CMS
10 8 (2.66%) TWiki
10 8 (2.66%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.66%) Lightstreamer
11 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (0.66%) MS Project
1 2 (0.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 128 (42.52%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (10.30%) AWS CloudFormation
3 28 (9.30%) SoftLayer
3 28 (9.30%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (5.32%) Route 53
5 12 (3.99%) IaaS
6 10 (3.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (2.66%) Sumo Logic
8 7 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (1.33%) Amazon S3
10 3 (1.00%) PaaS
10 3 (1.00%) Heroku
10 3 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.33%) Joyent
12 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (14.95%) Firewall
2 42 (13.95%) LAN
2 42 (13.95%) WAN
3 31 (10.30%) DNS
4 26 (8.64%) Network Security
5 22 (7.31%) VPN
6 15 (4.98%) TCP/IP
7 13 (4.32%) LDAP
7 13 (4.32%) IPv6
7 13 (4.32%) SAN
7 13 (4.32%) IPsec
7 13 (4.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (4.32%) OSPF
7 13 (4.32%) BGP
7 13 (4.32%) EIGRP
8 12 (3.99%) Internet
8 12 (3.99%) HTTP
9 10 (3.32%) SSL
10 9 (2.99%) VLAN
11 5 (1.66%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (27.24%) MySQL
2 73 (24.25%) NoSQL
3 66 (21.93%) PostgreSQL
3 66 (21.93%) MongoDB
4 61 (20.27%) Redis
5 52 (17.28%) Apache Cassandra
6 31 (10.30%) Big Data
7 29 (9.63%) Hadoop
8 25 (8.31%) Relational Database
9 18 (5.98%) SQL Server
10 9 (2.99%) SimpleDB
10 9 (2.99%) Couchbase
11 8 (2.66%) HBase
12 3 (1.00%) InfluxDB
13 2 (0.66%) Informix
13 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 133 (44.19%) Jenkins
2 116 (38.54%) Git (software)
3 56 (18.60%) Subversion
4 53 (17.61%) Hudson
5 50 (16.61%) JIRA
6 36 (11.96%) Maven
7 19 (6.31%) Gradle
8 16 (5.32%) JUnit
9 13 (4.32%) Ant
9 13 (4.32%) Selenium
9 13 (4.32%) TestNG
10 11 (3.65%) Log4j
10 11 (3.65%) Bitbucket
11 10 (3.32%) Grunt
12 9 (2.99%) Mercurial
13 8 (2.66%) Gerrit
13 8 (2.66%) MSBuild
13 8 (2.66%) TeamCity
13 8 (2.66%) Bugzilla
13 8 (2.66%) GitLab
General
1 34 (11.30%) Finance
2 9 (2.99%) Financial Institution
3 7 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.99%) Law
4 6 (1.99%) Games
5 5 (1.66%) Banking
5 5 (1.66%) Retail
6 3 (1.00%) Marketing
6 3 (1.00%) Advertising
7 1 (0.33%) French Language
7 1 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 143 (47.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 64 (21.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 49 (16.28%) Systems Administrator
4 48 (15.95%) Administrator
5 32 (10.63%) Systems Engineer
5 32 (10.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 32 (10.63%) Linux Administrator
6 20 (6.64%) Architect
7 18 (5.98%) Linux Engineer
8 17 (5.65%) Developer
8 17 (5.65%) Java Developer
9 14 (4.65%) AWS Architect
10 13 (4.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 10 (3.32%) Technical Architect
12 9 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (2.99%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 9 (2.99%) UNIX Administrator
12 9 (2.99%) Technical Leader
13 8 (2.66%) Build Engineer
14 7 (2.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (20.27%) LAMP
2 33 (10.96%) Web Services
3 22 (7.31%) HTML
3 22 (7.31%) jQuery
4 21 (6.98%) CSS
5 15 (4.98%) Ruby on Rails
6 13 (4.32%) Spring
6 13 (4.32%) Middleware
6 13 (4.32%) Resque
7 12 (3.99%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (3.99%) .NET
7 12 (3.99%) Ajax
8 11 (3.65%) Hibernate
8 11 (3.65%) Java EE
8 11 (3.65%) JSTL
8 11 (3.65%) JSP
8 11 (3.65%) XML
8 11 (3.65%) RESTful
8 11 (3.65%) AngularJS
9 10 (3.32%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.64%) Computer Science
2 20 (6.64%) Open Source
3 13 (4.32%) Wiki
4 11 (3.65%) Replication
5 9 (2.99%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.66%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (1.33%) Bitcoin
10 3 (1.00%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.00%) Clustering
11 2 (0.66%) Informatics
11 2 (0.66%) IBM XIV
11 2 (0.66%) User Experience
11 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.66%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
12 1 (0.33%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 252 (83.72%) Linux
2 75 (24.92%) Ubuntu
3 69 (22.92%) UNIX
4 44 (14.62%) Windows
5 39 (12.96%) Debian
6 37 (12.29%) CentOS
7 36 (11.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (3.65%) Android
9 11 (3.65%) openSUSE
10 10 (3.32%) CoreOS
11 9 (2.99%) SUSE
12 6 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.33%) Solaris
14 1 (0.33%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (81.73%) DevOps
2 153 (50.83%) Configuration Management
3 106 (35.22%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (32.89%) Continuous Integration
5 75 (24.92%) E-Commerce
6 40 (13.29%) TDD
7 33 (10.96%) Build Automation
8 30 (9.97%) Software Engineering
9 26 (8.64%) OO
10 22 (7.31%) Scrum
11 19 (6.31%) Load Balancing
11 19 (6.31%) BDD
12 18 (5.98%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (5.65%) Project Management
14 15 (4.98%) OOP
15 13 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (4.32%) Data Modelling
15 13 (4.32%) Database Theory
15 13 (4.32%) Relational Database Theory
15 13 (4.32%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 177 (58.80%) Python
2 173 (57.48%) Ruby
3 138 (45.85%) Bash Shell
4 137 (45.51%) PHP
5 132 (43.85%) Java
6 108 (35.88%) Perl
7 41 (13.62%) SQL
8 22 (7.31%) JavaScript
9 21 (6.98%) C#
10 20 (6.64%) C++
11 19 (6.31%) Shell Script
12 17 (5.65%) Scala
13 11 (3.65%) PowerShell
13 11 (3.65%) Go
13 11 (3.65%) C
14 9 (2.99%) Groovy
15 5 (1.66%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 48 (15.95%) Degree
2 42 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (9.63%) CCNA
4 13 (4.32%) CCNP
5 8 (2.66%) CCIE
6 2 (0.66%) CCSP
6 2 (0.66%) CISSP
6 2 (0.66%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.66%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (12.96%) Docker
3 31 (10.30%) Varnish
4 19 (6.31%) Samba
5 15 (4.98%) Postfix
6 13 (4.32%) XenServer
6 13 (4.32%) iptables
7 10 (3.32%) Xen
7 10 (3.32%) VirtualBox
8 8 (2.66%) HDFS
8 8 (2.66%) vSphere
8 8 (2.66%) KVM
9 6 (1.99%) Active Directory
10 3 (1.00%) Squid
10 3 (1.00%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.66%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 297 (98.67%) Opscode Chef
2 283 (94.02%) Puppet
3 148 (49.17%) Ansible
4 65 (21.59%) Nagios
5 50 (16.61%) ZABBIX
6 41 (13.62%) Graphite
7 31 (10.30%) Vagrant
8 28 (9.30%) Ganglia
9 14 (4.65%) logstash
10 11 (3.65%) collectd
10 11 (3.65%) StatsD
11 10 (3.32%) Kubernetes
12 8 (2.66%) Capistrano
13 4 (1.33%) HAProxy
14 3 (1.00%) Kibana
15 2 (0.66%) Opsview
15 2 (0.66%) Check_MK
15 2 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
15 2 (0.66%) Cacti
15 2 (0.66%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 55 (18.27%) SaltStack
2 53 (17.61%) VMware
3 42 (13.95%) Red Hat
4 41 (13.62%) Oracle
5 29 (9.63%) Rackspace
6 21 (6.98%) Cisco
7 13 (4.32%) Citrix
8 11 (3.65%) Splunk
9 10 (3.32%) New Relic
9 10 (3.32%) Google
10 9 (2.99%) Reuters
11 8 (2.66%) F5
12 5 (1.66%) Perforce
12 5 (1.66%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.66%) Sybase
13 3 (1.00%) IBM
13 3 (1.00%) Juniper
13 3 (1.00%) NetApp
13 3 (1.00%) Brocade
13 3 (1.00%) AppDynamics
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