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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salt
Rank 737 841 -
Rank change year-on-year
+104 -
Permanent jobs citing Salt 129 34 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.033% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.85% 0.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 122 33 0
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £38,750 -
% change year-on-year
+35.48% -

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
6966 6514 6173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.69% 6.25% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5625 5123 4994
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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 29 January 2015 within the UK.

Salt Salary Histogram in the UK

Salt
Top 18 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 29 January 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 +101 116 £60,000 +9.09% 19
London +49 82 £62,500 +13.63% 13
Leeds - 13 £50,000 - 2
West Yorkshire - 13 £50,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 13 £50,000 - 2
South West - 12 £67,500 - 3
Bristol - 12 £67,500 - 3
City of London +12 8 £42,500 -22.72% 2
South East -15 8 £50,000 +33.33%
Brighton - 4 - -
East Sussex - 4 - -
Surrey -8 2 £52,500 -12.50%
Berkshire -8 1 £50,000 +33.33%
West Midlands - 1 £52,500 -
Kent - 1 £32,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £32,500 -
Reading - 1 £50,000 -
Coventry - 1 £52,500 -

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 257 (98.85%) Puppet
2 249 (95.77%) Opscode Chef
3 215 (82.69%) Linux
4 209 (80.38%) DevOps
5 189 (72.69%) Python
6 161 (61.92%) Ruby
7 137 (52.69%) Bash Shell
8 119 (45.77%) Java
9 117 (45.00%) Perl
10 110 (42.31%) Ansible
11 108 (41.54%) Configuration Management
12 102 (39.23%) Jenkins
13 87 (33.46%) Nagios
14 85 (32.69%) NoSQL
15 82 (31.54%) Continuous Integration
16 79 (30.38%) PHP
17 75 (28.85%) Ubuntu
18 68 (26.15%) ZABBIX
19 66 (25.38%) MySQL
19 66 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
20 65 (25.00%) Git (software)
20 65 (25.00%) OpenStack
21 62 (23.85%) PostgreSQL
22 61 (23.46%) MongoDB
23 60 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
24 58 (22.31%) Graphite
25 57 (21.92%) VMware
26 56 (21.54%) E-Commerce
27 54 (20.77%) VMware Infrastructure
27 54 (20.77%) SaltStack

Salt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 65 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 38 (14.62%) Apache
3 33 (12.69%) nginx
4 24 (9.23%) Tomcat
5 18 (6.92%) Confluence
5 18 (6.92%) MediaWiki
6 17 (6.54%) Node.js
7 10 (3.85%) TWiki
8 9 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (3.08%) WebLogic
9 8 (3.08%) JBoss
10 5 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.92%) WordPress
10 5 (1.92%) Drupal
11 3 (1.15%) IIS
12 1 (0.38%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (3.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.77%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 51 (19.62%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (12.69%) SoftLayer
3 22 (8.46%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (4.62%) Route 53
6 6 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (1.92%) Rackspace Cloud
8 4 (1.54%) PaaS
9 3 (1.15%) Heroku
10 2 (0.77%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.38%) ElastiCache
11 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.38%) IaaS
11 1 (0.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (11.54%) Firewall
2 27 (10.38%) TCP/IP
3 26 (10.00%) Network Security
4 18 (6.92%) LAN
4 18 (6.92%) WAN
5 17 (6.54%) DNS
6 16 (6.15%) HTTP
7 10 (3.85%) SSH
7 10 (3.85%) LDAP
7 10 (3.85%) HTTPS
8 9 (3.46%) BIG-IP
9 8 (3.08%) VPN
9 8 (3.08%) IPv6
9 8 (3.08%) EIGRP
9 8 (3.08%) OSPF
9 8 (3.08%) BGP
9 8 (3.08%) IPsec
10 5 (1.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (1.92%) NetScaler
10 5 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (32.69%) NoSQL
2 66 (25.38%) MySQL
3 62 (23.85%) PostgreSQL
4 61 (23.46%) MongoDB
5 60 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 50 (19.23%) Big Data
7 49 (18.85%) Redis
8 43 (16.54%) Hadoop
9 13 (5.00%) Relational Database
10 12 (4.62%) SQL Server
11 10 (3.85%) Riak
12 9 (3.46%) CouchDB
13 8 (3.08%) SimpleDB
13 8 (3.08%) Couchbase
14 5 (1.92%) DB2
15 4 (1.54%) RDBMS
16 3 (1.15%) Informix
17 2 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
18 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 102 (39.23%) Jenkins
2 65 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 39 (15.00%) Hudson
4 36 (13.85%) Subversion
5 35 (13.46%) JIRA
6 25 (9.62%) Maven
7 16 (6.15%) Ant
8 15 (5.77%) Gradle
9 12 (4.62%) Mercurial
10 11 (4.23%) JUnit
11 10 (3.85%) Gerrit
11 10 (3.85%) TeamCity
11 10 (3.85%) Bugzilla
11 10 (3.85%) MSBuild
11 10 (3.85%) Artifactory
11 10 (3.85%) GitLab
12 5 (1.92%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.92%) Log4j
12 5 (1.92%) TestNG
12 5 (1.92%) Selenium
General
1 19 (7.31%) Finance
2 6 (2.31%) Banking
2 6 (2.31%) Games
3 3 (1.15%) Law
4 2 (0.77%) Retail
4 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.38%) Front Office
5 1 (0.38%) Advertising
5 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 104 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 67 (25.77%) Systems Administrator
3 62 (23.85%) Linux Administrator
4 61 (23.46%) Administrator
5 55 (21.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 21 (8.08%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 21 (8.08%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 21 (8.08%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 21 (8.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 12 (4.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 12 (4.62%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (3.85%) Build Engineer
9 9 (3.46%) Architect
9 9 (3.46%) Developer
10 8 (3.08%) Technical Architect
11 7 (2.69%) Team Leader
11 7 (2.69%) Technical Leader
12 6 (2.31%) Senior Consultant
12 6 (2.31%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (19.23%) LAMP
2 44 (16.92%) Web Services
3 16 (6.15%) Ruby on Rails
3 16 (6.15%) Resque
4 14 (5.38%) .NET
5 11 (4.23%) XML
5 11 (4.23%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (2.69%) HTML
6 7 (2.69%) jQuery
7 6 (2.31%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (2.31%) Ajax
7 6 (2.31%) RESTful
7 6 (2.31%) CSS
8 5 (1.92%) Hibernate
8 5 (1.92%) Middleware
8 5 (1.92%) JSP
8 5 (1.92%) Java EE
8 5 (1.92%) JSTL
8 5 (1.92%) Django
8 5 (1.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.54%) Open Source
2 27 (10.38%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.08%) Wiki
3 8 (3.08%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.15%) IBM XIV
4 3 (1.15%) Clustering
4 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (0.77%) Derivative
6 1 (0.38%) User Experience
6 1 (0.38%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.38%) Replication
6 1 (0.38%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.38%) Social Media
6 1 (0.38%) Social Network
6 1 (0.38%) Online Games
6 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 215 (82.69%) Linux
2 75 (28.85%) Ubuntu
3 50 (19.23%) CentOS
4 46 (17.69%) Windows
5 45 (17.31%) UNIX
6 38 (14.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (14.23%) Debian
8 8 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.92%) openSUSE
9 5 (1.92%) Android
10 3 (1.15%) SUSE
10 3 (1.15%) Solaris
11 2 (0.77%) OS/2
12 1 (0.38%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (80.38%) DevOps
2 108 (41.54%) Configuration Management
3 82 (31.54%) Continuous Integration
4 66 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (21.54%) E-Commerce
6 28 (10.77%) OO
7 20 (7.69%) OOP
8 19 (7.31%) Load Balancing
9 16 (6.15%) Scrum
10 13 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (5.00%) Project Management
10 13 (5.00%) Software Engineering
10 13 (5.00%) TDD
10 13 (5.00%) Mentoring
10 13 (5.00%) Build Automation
11 8 (3.08%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (3.08%) Data Modelling
11 8 (3.08%) Database Theory
11 8 (3.08%) Relational Database Theory
12 7 (2.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 189 (72.69%) Python
2 161 (61.92%) Ruby
3 137 (52.69%) Bash Shell
4 119 (45.77%) Java
5 117 (45.00%) Perl
6 79 (30.38%) PHP
7 32 (12.31%) SQL
8 23 (8.85%) Shell Script
9 13 (5.00%) C
10 10 (3.85%) Groovy
10 10 (3.85%) PowerShell
11 9 (3.46%) C++
12 8 (3.08%) Clojure
12 8 (3.08%) Scala
13 7 (2.69%) C#
14 6 (2.31%) JavaScript
14 6 (2.31%) Tcl
15 5 (1.92%) Golang
16 1 (0.38%) AWK
16 1 (0.38%) Lua
Qualifications
1 45 (17.31%) Degree
2 13 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (3.85%) CCNA
4 4 (1.54%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.54%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.15%) CISSP
5 3 (1.15%) CCIE
5 3 (1.15%) CCSP
5 3 (1.15%) CCNP
5 3 (1.15%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.46%) QA
2 4 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (20.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (9.23%) Xen
3 15 (5.77%) Docker
3 15 (5.77%) Varnish
4 9 (3.46%) KVM
4 9 (3.46%) vSphere
5 8 (3.08%) Postfix
5 8 (3.08%) XenServer
5 8 (3.08%) Samba
6 3 (1.15%) vCloud
6 3 (1.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.38%) LXC
7 1 (0.38%) NFS
7 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 257 (98.85%) Puppet
2 249 (95.77%) Opscode Chef
3 110 (42.31%) Ansible
4 87 (33.46%) Nagios
5 68 (26.15%) ZABBIX
6 58 (22.31%) Graphite
7 43 (16.54%) Vagrant
8 34 (13.08%) Ganglia
9 24 (9.23%) logstash
10 23 (8.85%) Cacti
11 20 (7.69%) collectd
11 20 (7.69%) StatsD
12 8 (3.08%) CFEngine
13 5 (1.92%) HAProxy
14 4 (1.54%) OpenView
14 4 (1.54%) Kibana
15 3 (1.15%) Opsview
15 3 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
15 3 (1.15%) NetBackup
15 3 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 57 (21.92%) VMware
2 54 (20.77%) SaltStack
3 49 (18.85%) Red Hat
4 33 (12.69%) Rackspace
5 29 (11.15%) Oracle
6 13 (5.00%) Citrix
6 13 (5.00%) New Relic
7 9 (3.46%) Cisco
8 8 (3.08%) F5
9 7 (2.69%) Microsoft
9 7 (2.69%) Sony
10 6 (2.31%) Sybase
10 6 (2.31%) HP
11 4 (1.54%) IBM
12 3 (1.15%) Veritas
12 3 (1.15%) Splunk
12 3 (1.15%) SolarWinds
13 2 (0.77%) SonicWALL
13 2 (0.77%) Riverbed
13 2 (0.77%) Dell
London
Explore Group
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits: Plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago