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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Salt
UK
Rank 675 752 815
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +63
Permanent jobs citing Salt 188 201 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.67% 2.47% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 171 172 135
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%

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
7045 8130 7995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.35% 8.06% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5793 6552 6343
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 27 February 2017 within the UK.

Salt Salary Histogram in the UK

Salt
Top 28 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 February 2017. 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 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 +74 187 £60,000 +9.09% 33
London +79 109 £62,500 +4.16% 19
South East +72 32 £46,250 -11.90% 2
Berkshire - 31 £45,000 - 2
Reading - 18 £45,000 - 2
South West +30 16 £58,750 -16.07% 1
City of London +11 16 £61,250 -2.00% 4
Bristol +8 15 £62,500 -10.71%
North West - 15 £51,250 - 3
Manchester - 13 £50,000 - 2
Maidenhead - 10 £60,000 -
East of England - 8 £48,500 - 4
Cambridgeshire - 7 £48,500 - 3
Leeds -11 6 £55,000 +10.00% 3
West Yorkshire -24 6 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Yorkshire -42 6 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Cambridge - 6 £54,250 - 3
Slough - 3 £70,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £65,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £57,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £27,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £27,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £55,000 -
Swindon - 1 £55,000 -
Crewe - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £65,000 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £48,500 -
Essex - 1 £48,500 -

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 410 (95.79%) Puppet
2 398 (92.99%) Ansible
3 364 (85.05%) Opscode Chef
4 300 (70.09%) Linux
5 278 (64.95%) Python
6 250 (58.41%) Amazon AWS
7 249 (58.18%) DevOps
8 178 (41.59%) Bash Shell
9 170 (39.72%) Java
10 163 (38.08%) Continuous Integration
11 154 (35.98%) Perl
12 150 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
13 141 (32.94%) MySQL
14 127 (29.67%) Scrum
15 120 (28.04%) Configuration Management
16 117 (27.34%) Git (software)
17 114 (26.64%) OpenStack
17 114 (26.64%) Oracle
18 108 (25.23%) TCP/IP
18 108 (25.23%) Jenkins
19 105 (24.53%) NoSQL
20 102 (23.83%) Big Data
21 99 (23.13%) Microsoft Azure
22 96 (22.43%) Hadoop
22 96 (22.43%) CentOS
23 94 (21.96%) WebSphere
23 94 (21.96%) Redis
24 93 (21.73%) Elastic Stack
24 93 (21.73%) Banking
24 93 (21.73%) SQL Server

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
1 114 (26.64%) OpenStack
2 94 (21.96%) WebSphere
3 92 (21.50%) Elasticsearch
3 92 (21.50%) JBoss
4 91 (21.26%) WebLogic
5 82 (19.16%) Tomcat
6 78 (18.22%) Apache Spark
7 77 (17.99%) Jetty
8 75 (17.52%) Apache Solr
9 33 (7.71%) WebSphere Application Server
10 24 (5.61%) Apache
11 19 (4.44%) CloudStack
12 15 (3.50%) nginx
13 10 (2.34%) lighttpd
14 9 (2.10%) IIS
15 6 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 5 (1.17%) Apache Pig
17 4 (0.93%) Confluence
18 1 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
18 1 (0.23%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 250 (58.41%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (23.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (5.14%) SaaS
4 15 (3.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (2.80%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (2.34%) GitHub
6 10 (2.34%) IaaS
6 10 (2.34%) IBM Cloud
6 10 (2.34%) SoftLayer
7 6 (1.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (0.93%) Loggly
8 4 (0.93%) Sumo Logic
9 3 (0.70%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.70%) Slack
10 2 (0.47%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.47%) Datadog
10 2 (0.47%) DigitalOcean
10 2 (0.47%) G Suite
10 2 (0.47%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 108 (25.23%) TCP/IP
2 62 (14.49%) Firewall
3 34 (7.94%) DNS
4 22 (5.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 21 (4.91%) SNMP
6 19 (4.44%) SSL
7 16 (3.74%) DHCP
7 16 (3.74%) LDAP
8 14 (3.27%) SMTP
9 12 (2.80%) LAN
9 12 (2.80%) VLAN
10 11 (2.57%) SSH
10 11 (2.57%) WAN
11 9 (2.10%) HTTP
12 8 (1.87%) NAS
12 8 (1.87%) SAN
13 7 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (1.64%) Network Security
14 6 (1.40%) BGP
14 6 (1.40%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (32.94%) MySQL
2 105 (24.53%) NoSQL
3 102 (23.83%) Big Data
4 96 (22.43%) Hadoop
5 94 (21.96%) Redis
6 93 (21.73%) SQL Server
7 91 (21.26%) MongoDB
8 90 (21.03%) PostgreSQL
9 89 (20.79%) Apache Cassandra
10 81 (18.93%) Riak
11 77 (17.99%) Couchbase
12 14 (3.27%) Relational Database
13 6 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (1.17%) Apache Hive
15 2 (0.47%) BigQuery
15 2 (0.47%) HBase
15 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
16 1 (0.23%) Amazon Redshift
16 1 (0.23%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 117 (27.34%) Git (software)
2 108 (25.23%) Jenkins
3 51 (11.92%) Subversion
4 46 (10.75%) Vagrant
5 45 (10.51%) Maven
6 24 (5.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 23 (5.37%) Ant
7 23 (5.37%) TeamCity
8 17 (3.97%) JIRA
9 15 (3.50%) Gradle
10 8 (1.87%) Apache Ivy
10 8 (1.87%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.87%) Selenium
11 7 (1.64%) Bitbucket
12 6 (1.40%) Grunt
12 6 (1.40%) Mercurial
13 5 (1.17%) git-flow
13 5 (1.17%) Robot Framework
13 5 (1.17%) RSpec
13 5 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 93 (21.73%) Banking
2 73 (17.06%) Retail
3 27 (6.31%) Finance
4 14 (3.27%) Marketing
5 12 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.34%) Advertising
6 10 (2.34%) Games
7 2 (0.47%) Electronics
7 2 (0.47%) French Language
7 2 (0.47%) German Language
7 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.47%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 141 (32.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 92 (21.50%) Developer
3 74 (17.29%) Administrator
4 73 (17.06%) Systems Administrator
5 64 (14.95%) Linux Engineer
6 57 (13.32%) Java Developer
7 56 (13.08%) DevOps Administrator
8 54 (12.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 48 (11.21%) Senior Developer
10 37 (8.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 33 (7.71%) Cloud Engineer
12 28 (6.54%) Systems Engineer
13 25 (5.84%) Automation Engineer
14 23 (5.37%) Senior Java Developer
15 22 (5.14%) NOC Engineer
15 22 (5.14%) Release Engineer
16 21 (4.91%) Software Developer
17 20 (4.67%) Senior Software Developer
18 17 (3.97%) AWS DevOps
19 16 (3.74%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (21.73%) Elastic Stack
2 84 (19.63%) AngularJS
3 79 (18.46%) React
4 75 (17.52%) Lucene
5 45 (10.51%) LAMP
6 42 (9.81%) Node.js
6 42 (9.81%) Web Services
7 32 (7.48%) .NET
8 24 (5.61%) Spring
9 12 (2.80%) RabbitMQ
10 11 (2.57%) ASP.NET
10 11 (2.57%) CSS
10 11 (2.57%) HTML
10 11 (2.57%) Sensu
11 8 (1.87%) jQuery
11 8 (1.87%) REST
12 7 (1.64%) Kafka
12 7 (1.64%) SOAP
13 6 (1.40%) Django
13 6 (1.40%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.21%) Data Centre
2 24 (5.61%) Computer Science
2 24 (5.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 24 (5.61%) Mobile App
3 19 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (2.34%) Fintech
4 10 (2.34%) Replication
5 8 (1.87%) Streaming Media
5 8 (1.87%) User Experience
6 7 (1.64%) Derivative
6 7 (1.64%) Life Science
6 7 (1.64%) Private Cloud
6 7 (1.64%) Public Cloud
7 6 (1.40%) PKI
8 5 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (0.93%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.93%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.70%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.47%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 300 (70.09%) Linux
2 96 (22.43%) CentOS
3 71 (16.59%) Windows
4 66 (15.42%) Ubuntu
5 63 (14.72%) Android
5 63 (14.72%) Apple iOS
6 52 (12.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 46 (10.75%) Unix
8 39 (9.11%) Debian
9 10 (2.34%) Solaris
10 6 (1.40%) Data ONTAP
11 5 (1.17%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.93%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.70%) Windows Server
14 2 (0.47%) Fedora
14 2 (0.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (58.18%) DevOps
2 163 (38.08%) Continuous Integration
3 150 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (29.67%) Scrum
5 120 (28.04%) Configuration Management
6 91 (21.26%) DSDM
6 91 (21.26%) Kanban
6 91 (21.26%) RUP
7 85 (19.86%) Mentoring
7 85 (19.86%) TDD
8 83 (19.39%) Multithreading
9 81 (18.93%) Coaching
10 80 (18.69%) OO
11 79 (18.46%) Web Development
12 77 (17.99%) Concurrent Programming
12 77 (17.99%) UML
13 71 (16.59%) Software Delivery
14 62 (14.49%) Open Source
15 57 (13.32%) Mobile Development
16 54 (12.62%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 278 (64.95%) Python
2 178 (41.59%) Bash Shell
3 170 (39.72%) Java
4 154 (35.98%) Perl
5 92 (21.50%) Ruby
6 71 (16.59%) Go
7 58 (13.55%) C#
8 49 (11.45%) PHP
9 33 (7.71%) SQL
10 26 (6.07%) Shell Script
11 24 (5.61%) PowerShell
12 23 (5.37%) JavaScript
13 11 (2.57%) C++
14 10 (2.34%) Groovy
15 7 (1.64%) Scala
16 5 (1.17%) C
16 5 (1.17%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.47%) AWK
17 2 (0.47%) Jython
17 2 (0.47%) sed
Qualifications
1 30 (7.01%) Degree
2 11 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.17%) CCNA
4 5 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.17%) CISSP
4 5 (1.17%) CompTIA Security+
4 5 (1.17%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.17%) GIAC
4 5 (1.17%) Linux+ Certification
4 5 (1.17%) MCSE
4 5 (1.17%) Network+ Certification
4 5 (1.17%) SANS
4 5 (1.17%) Security+ Certification
4 5 (1.17%) SSCP
5 1 (0.23%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.64%) QA
1 7 (1.64%) SLA
2 1 (0.23%) GCP
2 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 84 (19.63%) Docker
2 67 (15.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (11.92%) Xen
4 27 (6.31%) QEMU
5 21 (4.91%) vSphere
6 14 (3.27%) XenServer
7 9 (2.10%) Active Directory
7 9 (2.10%) Hyper-V
7 9 (2.10%) OpenSSH
7 9 (2.10%) vCloud
8 8 (1.87%) NFS
9 7 (1.64%) VirtualBox
10 6 (1.40%) KVM
10 6 (1.40%) LXC
10 6 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.70%) iptables
12 2 (0.47%) etcd
12 2 (0.47%) flannel
12 2 (0.47%) HDFS
13 1 (0.23%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 410 (95.79%) Puppet
2 398 (92.99%) Ansible
3 364 (85.05%) Opscode Chef
4 87 (20.33%) logstash
5 86 (20.09%) Kibana
6 47 (10.98%) Nagios
7 35 (8.18%) Kubernetes
7 35 (8.18%) ZABBIX
8 33 (7.71%) Terraform
9 24 (5.61%) Mesos
10 14 (3.27%) CFEngine
10 14 (3.27%) Cobbler
10 14 (3.27%) Graphite
10 14 (3.27%) Tivoli
11 11 (2.57%) HAProxy
11 11 (2.57%) Nmap
12 5 (1.17%) rkt
13 4 (0.93%) Capistrano
13 4 (0.93%) Rundeck
14 3 (0.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 114 (26.64%) Oracle
2 71 (16.59%) VMware
3 68 (15.89%) SaltStack
4 42 (9.81%) Red Hat
5 27 (6.31%) Microsoft
6 18 (4.21%) Splunk
7 17 (3.97%) Cisco
7 17 (3.97%) Rackspace
8 16 (3.74%) Google
9 14 (3.27%) EnterpriseDB
10 12 (2.80%) AppDynamics
11 10 (2.34%) SolarWinds
12 9 (2.10%) F5
12 9 (2.10%) HP
13 7 (1.64%) NetApp
13 7 (1.64%) New Relic
14 6 (1.40%) Riverbed
15 2 (0.47%) hybris
15 2 (0.47%) SAP
15 2 (0.47%) Talend
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £90,000 per annum plus fantastic benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £55 - £60 per annum, Benefits: BONUS
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TIG limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Flexi Work, Pension, Gym Discount
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Premier Media
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Flexi Work, Pension, Gym Discount
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
Morson International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + Generous benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago