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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salt
Rank 692 789 899
Rank change year-on-year
+97 +110
Permanent jobs citing Salt 228 172 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.16% 0.076%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.70% 2.08% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 204 160 83
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +13.04%

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
8446 8263 7972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.62% 7.49% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6867 6569 6401
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 £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +105 228 £60,000 - 30
London +79 151 £62,500 +8.69% 25
City of London +92 38 £50,000 -28.57% 10
South East +50 25 £53,500 -20.74% 1
Yorkshire +27 24 £42,500 - 3
West Yorkshire +8 21 £41,875 -1.47% 3
Leeds +17 17 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Surrey - 12 £57,500 -
South West +16 11 £62,500 -16.66%
East Midlands +24 10 £62,500 +35.13%
Bristol +14 9 £62,500 -16.66%
East of England +29 6 £61,500 +6.95%
East Sussex - 6 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 6 £41,750 - 1
Staines - 6 £57,500 -
Epsom - 5 £65,000 -
Portsmouth - 5 £38,500 - 1
Brighton - 4 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire +25 3 £46,500 -28.46%
Sheffield +23 3 £60,000 +11.62%
South Yorkshire +17 3 £60,000 +11.62%
Westminster - 3 £30,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £46,500 -
Essex - 3 £76,808 -
Nottingham +12 2 £51,250 +2.50%
Nottinghamshire +11 2 £51,250 +2.50%
Hayes - 2 £80,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £76,654 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £55,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £45,000 - 1

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 438 (91.82%) Puppet
2 425 (89.10%) Opscode Chef
3 403 (84.49%) Linux
4 377 (79.04%) Ansible
5 350 (73.38%) DevOps
6 291 (61.01%) Python
7 265 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
8 236 (49.48%) Ruby
9 234 (49.06%) Jenkins
10 216 (45.28%) Continuous Integration
11 206 (43.19%) Git (software)
12 191 (40.04%) Java
13 182 (38.16%) Bash Shell
14 181 (37.95%) Configuration Management
15 176 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
16 169 (35.43%) Perl
17 160 (33.54%) Docker
18 148 (31.03%) PHP
19 145 (30.40%) MySQL
20 131 (27.46%) Red Hat
21 124 (26.00%) VMware
22 122 (25.58%) Windows
23 110 (23.06%) VMware Infrastructure
24 103 (21.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 101 (21.17%) Oracle
26 100 (20.96%) Unix
27 93 (19.50%) PostgreSQL
28 91 (19.08%) Subversion
29 85 (17.82%) Microsoft Azure
30 81 (16.98%) MongoDB

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 78 (16.35%) OpenStack
2 70 (14.68%) Apache
3 69 (14.47%) Tomcat
4 48 (10.06%) CloudStack
5 47 (9.85%) WebLogic
6 39 (8.18%) JBoss
6 39 (8.18%) WebSphere
7 37 (7.76%) WebSphere Application Server
8 32 (6.71%) Apache Spark
9 24 (5.03%) Elasticsearch
10 21 (4.40%) Jetty
11 19 (3.98%) Apache Solr
11 19 (3.98%) nginx
11 19 (3.98%) WordPress
12 13 (2.73%) Drupal
13 10 (2.10%) IIS
14 8 (1.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 8 (1.68%) Lightstreamer
15 3 (0.63%) Apache Pig
16 2 (0.42%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 265 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (17.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (11.11%) PaaS
4 43 (9.01%) IaaS
5 36 (7.55%) Amazon EC2
6 35 (7.34%) Amazon S3
7 31 (6.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 22 (4.61%) GitHub
9 21 (4.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 20 (4.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 14 (2.94%) Amazon EMR
11 14 (2.94%) Amazon Kinesis
11 14 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
11 14 (2.94%) OpenShift
12 9 (1.89%) Sumo Logic
13 7 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (1.26%) SaaS
15 4 (0.84%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 62 (13.00%) Firewall
2 33 (6.92%) DNS
3 26 (5.45%) HTTP
4 22 (4.61%) TCP/IP
5 21 (4.40%) SSL
6 17 (3.56%) Internet
7 12 (2.52%) VPN
8 11 (2.31%) SAN
9 9 (1.89%) BIG-IP
9 9 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 9 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (1.47%) VoIP
11 6 (1.26%) DHCP
12 4 (0.84%) iSCSI
13 3 (0.63%) LDAP
13 3 (0.63%) SSH
14 2 (0.42%) BGP
14 2 (0.42%) HTTPS
14 2 (0.42%) IPsec
14 2 (0.42%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (30.40%) MySQL
2 93 (19.50%) PostgreSQL
3 81 (16.98%) MongoDB
4 70 (14.68%) SQL Server
5 53 (11.11%) Redis
6 41 (8.60%) Hadoop
7 40 (8.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 31 (6.50%) Big Data
9 26 (5.45%) Relational Database
10 23 (4.82%) NoSQL
11 22 (4.61%) Amazon RDS
12 18 (3.77%) Informix
13 17 (3.56%) Couchbase
13 17 (3.56%) Riak
14 14 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
15 10 (2.10%) HBase
16 5 (1.05%) Data Mining
17 3 (0.63%) Apache Hive
18 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database
18 2 (0.42%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 234 (49.06%) Jenkins
2 206 (43.19%) Git (software)
3 91 (19.08%) Subversion
4 58 (12.16%) TeamCity
5 52 (10.90%) Vagrant
6 41 (8.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 39 (8.18%) JIRA
8 28 (5.87%) Maven
9 21 (4.40%) Bitbucket
9 21 (4.40%) Selenium
10 19 (3.98%) Gradle
10 19 (3.98%) JUnit
10 19 (3.98%) Log4j
10 19 (3.98%) TestNG
11 12 (2.52%) Grunt
12 11 (2.31%) Travis CI
13 10 (2.10%) RSpec
14 9 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
15 7 (1.47%) Hudson
16 4 (0.84%) NeoLoad
General
1 73 (15.30%) Finance
2 28 (5.87%) Retail
3 27 (5.66%) Law
4 22 (4.61%) Banking
5 10 (2.10%) Advertising
5 10 (2.10%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.84%) Games
8 2 (0.42%) Publishing
9 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Legal
9 1 (0.21%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 236 (49.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 174 (36.48%) Linux Engineer
3 128 (26.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 124 (26.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 71 (14.88%) Developer
6 63 (13.21%) Cloud Engineer
7 61 (12.79%) Administrator
8 60 (12.58%) Java Developer
9 57 (11.95%) AWS Engineer
9 57 (11.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 54 (11.32%) Systems Administrator
11 52 (10.90%) Linux Administrator
12 41 (8.60%) Systems Engineer
13 38 (7.97%) DevOps Administrator
14 37 (7.76%) Automation Engineer
15 36 (7.55%) Linux DevOps Administrator
16 32 (6.71%) Linux Systems Engineer
17 31 (6.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 30 (6.29%) Build Engineer
19 28 (5.87%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (14.68%) LAMP
2 65 (13.63%) Node.js
3 60 (12.58%) .NET
4 36 (7.55%) CSS
4 36 (7.55%) HTML
4 36 (7.55%) LAPP Stack
5 33 (6.92%) ActiveMQ
6 31 (6.50%) jQuery
7 30 (6.29%) AngularJS
8 29 (6.08%) J2EE
9 28 (5.87%) Spring
10 27 (5.66%) Web Services
11 26 (5.45%) ELK Stack
12 25 (5.24%) JMS
12 25 (5.24%) Middleware
13 21 (4.40%) Java EE
14 19 (3.98%) Ajax
14 19 (3.98%) Hibernate
14 19 (3.98%) JSP
14 19 (3.98%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.13%) User Experience
2 27 (5.66%) Fintech
3 23 (4.82%) Clustering
3 23 (4.82%) Data Centre
4 22 (4.61%) Computer Science
5 21 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (3.98%) Public Cloud
7 15 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (3.14%) iPad
8 11 (2.31%) Enterprise Storage
9 10 (2.10%) Replication
10 9 (1.89%) Derivative
11 6 (1.26%) e-Learning
12 5 (1.05%) Cloud Native
12 5 (1.05%) Data Integration
12 5 (1.05%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.84%) Life Science
14 3 (0.63%) IBM XIV
14 3 (0.63%) Spread Betting
14 3 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 403 (84.49%) Linux
2 122 (25.58%) Windows
3 103 (21.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 100 (20.96%) Unix
5 68 (14.26%) Ubuntu
6 27 (5.66%) CentOS
7 26 (5.45%) Windows Server
8 24 (5.03%) Android
9 19 (3.98%) openSUSE
10 14 (2.94%) Debian
11 9 (1.89%) CoreOS
12 5 (1.05%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.84%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.42%) SUSE
14 2 (0.42%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (73.38%) DevOps
2 216 (45.28%) Continuous Integration
3 181 (37.95%) Configuration Management
4 176 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (15.93%) High Availability
6 72 (15.09%) Scrum
7 67 (14.05%) TDD
8 54 (11.32%) Continuous Delivery
9 50 (10.48%) Performance Tuning
10 49 (10.27%) Mentoring
11 45 (9.43%) Software Engineering
12 43 (9.01%) Open Source
13 41 (8.60%) OO
14 39 (8.18%) DSDM
14 39 (8.18%) RUP
15 35 (7.34%) Software Delivery
16 29 (6.08%) Kanban
16 29 (6.08%) MVC
17 28 (5.87%) E-Commerce
17 28 (5.87%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 291 (61.01%) Python
2 236 (49.48%) Ruby
3 191 (40.04%) Java
4 182 (38.16%) Bash Shell
5 169 (35.43%) Perl
6 148 (31.03%) PHP
7 59 (12.37%) Go
8 57 (11.95%) JavaScript
8 57 (11.95%) PowerShell
9 49 (10.27%) C#
10 39 (8.18%) C++
11 35 (7.34%) Scala
11 35 (7.34%) SQL
12 29 (6.08%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.05%) F#
14 4 (0.84%) C
15 2 (0.42%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.21%) AWK
16 1 (0.21%) Groovy
16 1 (0.21%) Korn
Qualifications
1 34 (7.13%) Degree
2 12 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (2.52%) RHCE
3 11 (2.31%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.10%) CCIE
5 9 (1.89%) CCDE
5 9 (1.89%) CCNP
5 9 (1.89%) CCSP
5 9 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (0.63%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.63%) CISSP
7 2 (0.42%) CCNA
7 2 (0.42%) GIAC
7 2 (0.42%) Linux+ Certification
7 2 (0.42%) MCSE
7 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.42%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.42%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (0.42%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.10%) PCI DSS
2 9 (1.89%) ISO 8583
3 6 (1.26%) QA
4 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 160 (33.54%) Docker
2 110 (23.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (9.01%) vSphere
4 37 (7.76%) Xen
5 30 (6.29%) VirtualBox
6 22 (4.61%) XenServer
7 20 (4.19%) Active Directory
8 13 (2.73%) KVM
9 12 (2.52%) Varnish
10 9 (1.89%) HDFS
11 8 (1.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 8 (1.68%) Squid
12 6 (1.26%) NFS
13 4 (0.84%) LXC
14 3 (0.63%) Firmware
14 3 (0.63%) QEMU
15 2 (0.42%) Gluster
15 2 (0.42%) Samba
15 2 (0.42%) vCloud
15 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 438 (91.82%) Puppet
2 425 (89.10%) Opscode Chef
3 377 (79.04%) Ansible
4 53 (11.11%) Nagios
5 51 (10.69%) Kubernetes
6 44 (9.22%) Terraform
7 36 (7.55%) logstash
8 33 (6.92%) CFEngine
9 32 (6.71%) Grafana
10 30 (6.29%) Graphite
11 29 (6.08%) Kibana
12 23 (4.82%) Cobbler
12 23 (4.82%) ZABBIX
13 22 (4.61%) Cacti
13 22 (4.61%) Opsview
13 22 (4.61%) Tivoli
14 18 (3.77%) FortiGate
15 14 (2.94%) Rundeck
16 9 (1.89%) Uchiwa
17 6 (1.26%) Packer
Vendors
1 131 (27.46%) Red Hat
2 124 (26.00%) VMware
3 101 (21.17%) Oracle
4 60 (12.58%) F5
5 49 (10.27%) Microsoft
6 48 (10.06%) Google
7 33 (6.92%) SaltStack
8 32 (6.71%) Rackspace
9 28 (5.87%) IBM
10 25 (5.24%) Fiorano
11 24 (5.03%) Splunk
12 22 (4.61%) EnterpriseDB
13 19 (3.98%) Cisco
14 16 (3.35%) HP
15 11 (2.31%) Dell
15 11 (2.31%) New Relic
16 9 (1.89%) Sitecore
17 8 (1.68%) Akamai
17 8 (1.68%) AppDynamics
17 8 (1.68%) Terracotta
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + a 10% - 15% bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus, benefits and relocation
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum £55,000 + 20% bonus + relocation pac
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits, bonus and relocation
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension, life, h/care
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum £75,000 + 15% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
AdRoc Group
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £75 - £80 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension, life, h/care
Posted: 19 days ago
West London
Medidata Solutions Inc
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Apple
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Wipro
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago