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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salt
Rank 771 859 -
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -
Permanent jobs citing Salt 115 43 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.039% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.51% 0.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 113 43 0
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -

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
7639 6693 6652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.80% 6.04% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6109 5328 5488
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.84%

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 26 November 2014 within the UK.

Salt Salary Histogram in the UK

Salt
Top 13 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 26 November 2014. 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 +68 106 £62,500 +19.04% 19
London +66 94 £65,000 +18.18% 14
West Yorkshire - 6 £52,500 -
Yorkshire - 6 £52,500 -
Leeds - 5 £55,000 -
City of London +31 4 £62,500 +13.63%
Bristol - 3 £72,500 -
South West - 3 £72,500 -
Surrey -8 1 £52,500 +31.25% 2
South East -16 1 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Manchester - 1 £50,000 -
Wakefield - 1 £30,000 -
North West - 1 £50,000 - 1

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

1 233 (98.73%) Puppet
2 209 (88.56%) Opscode Chef
3 205 (86.86%) Linux
4 198 (83.90%) Python
5 169 (71.61%) DevOps
6 164 (69.49%) Ruby
7 143 (60.59%) Bash Shell
8 128 (54.24%) Perl
9 125 (52.97%) Nagios
10 116 (49.15%) Ansible
11 89 (37.71%) Java
12 88 (37.29%) MySQL
12 88 (37.29%) Ubuntu
13 84 (35.59%) ZABBIX
14 78 (33.05%) VMware
15 77 (32.63%) Configuration Management
16 76 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
16 76 (32.20%) CentOS
17 75 (31.78%) Red Hat
18 72 (30.51%) Jenkins
19 70 (29.66%) NoSQL
19 70 (29.66%) VMware Infrastructure
20 67 (28.39%) Continuous Integration
21 64 (27.12%) OpenStack
22 62 (26.27%) MongoDB
23 61 (25.85%) Xen
23 61 (25.85%) PostgreSQL
24 60 (25.42%) Apache Cassandra
25 56 (23.73%) Amazon AWS
26 54 (22.88%) Apache

Salt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 64 (27.12%) OpenStack
2 54 (22.88%) Apache
2 54 (22.88%) nginx
3 38 (16.10%) Tomcat
4 25 (10.59%) WebLogic
4 25 (10.59%) JBoss
5 17 (7.20%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (4.66%) Node.js
7 7 (2.97%) MediaWiki
7 7 (2.97%) Confluence
8 5 (2.12%) TWiki
9 1 (0.42%) CloudStack
Applications
1 7 (2.97%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 56 (23.73%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (11.86%) SoftLayer
3 26 (11.02%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (6.78%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (3.39%) Rackspace Cloud
5 8 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (2.97%) Amazon S3
6 7 (2.97%) SaaS
7 6 (2.54%) ElastiCache
7 6 (2.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (1.27%) PaaS
8 3 (1.27%) Route 53
9 2 (0.85%) Heroku
10 1 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 31 (13.14%) TCP/IP
1 31 (13.14%) BIG-IP
2 21 (8.90%) NetScaler
2 21 (8.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 21 (8.90%) HTTP
3 20 (8.47%) DNS
4 16 (6.78%) HTTPS
4 16 (6.78%) Firewall
4 16 (6.78%) SSH
5 15 (6.36%) Network Security
6 6 (2.54%) SNMP
6 6 (2.54%) LAN
6 6 (2.54%) WAN
7 4 (1.69%) LDAP
7 4 (1.69%) Internet
8 3 (1.27%) SAN
8 3 (1.27%) NAS
8 3 (1.27%) FWSM
8 3 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.85%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (37.29%) MySQL
2 70 (29.66%) NoSQL
3 62 (26.27%) MongoDB
4 61 (25.85%) PostgreSQL
5 60 (25.42%) Apache Cassandra
6 51 (21.61%) Big Data
7 44 (18.64%) Hadoop
8 43 (18.22%) Redis
9 21 (8.90%) DB2
10 18 (7.63%) Riak
11 17 (7.20%) CouchDB
12 15 (6.36%) Relational Database
13 7 (2.97%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (1.69%) RDBMS
15 3 (1.27%) Informix
16 2 (0.85%) SQL Server
16 2 (0.85%) SimpleDB
16 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
16 2 (0.85%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 72 (30.51%) Jenkins
2 44 (18.64%) Git (software)
3 29 (12.29%) Hudson
4 13 (5.51%) JIRA
5 12 (5.08%) Subversion
6 11 (4.66%) Maven
7 10 (4.24%) TeamCity
8 7 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (2.97%) Ant
8 7 (2.97%) Mercurial
9 5 (2.12%) Gerrit
9 5 (2.12%) MSBuild
9 5 (2.12%) Gradle
9 5 (2.12%) Artifactory
9 5 (2.12%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.85%) JUnit
11 1 (0.42%) PHPUnit
General
1 12 (5.08%) Finance
2 6 (2.54%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.69%) Games
4 2 (0.85%) Banking
4 2 (0.85%) Marketing
4 2 (0.85%) Law
5 1 (0.42%) Advertising
5 1 (0.42%) Front Office
5 1 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 88 (37.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 82 (34.75%) Linux Administrator
3 70 (29.66%) Administrator
4 68 (28.81%) Systems Administrator
5 56 (23.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 27 (11.44%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 27 (11.44%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 27 (11.44%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 18 (7.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 17 (7.20%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (3.39%) Consultant
10 7 (2.97%) Senior Consultant
10 7 (2.97%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (2.97%) Team Leader
11 6 (2.54%) Architect
11 6 (2.54%) Automation Engineer
11 6 (2.54%) DevOps Consultant
12 5 (2.12%) Technical Architect
12 5 (2.12%) Integration Engineer
12 5 (2.12%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (22.46%) Web Services
2 39 (16.53%) LAMP
3 16 (6.78%) Ruby on Rails
3 16 (6.78%) Resque
4 12 (5.08%) XML
5 10 (4.24%) ActiveMQ
5 10 (4.24%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (2.97%) .NET
7 6 (2.54%) ZeroMQ
8 1 (0.42%) HTML
8 1 (0.42%) CSS
8 1 (0.42%) jQuery
8 1 (0.42%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.10%) Open Source
2 26 (11.02%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.27%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.27%) Clustering
3 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (1.27%) IBM XIV
4 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
4 2 (0.85%) Derivative
4 2 (0.85%) Wiki
5 1 (0.42%) Social Network
5 1 (0.42%) Online Games
5 1 (0.42%) Social Media
5 1 (0.42%) User Experience
5 1 (0.42%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 205 (86.86%) Linux
2 88 (37.29%) Ubuntu
3 76 (32.20%) CentOS
4 53 (22.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 42 (17.80%) UNIX
6 41 (17.37%) Windows
7 39 (16.53%) Debian
8 3 (1.27%) OS/2
9 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (71.61%) DevOps
2 77 (32.63%) Configuration Management
3 76 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (28.39%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (18.22%) E-Commerce
6 28 (11.86%) Load Balancing
7 22 (9.32%) OO
8 21 (8.90%) ITIL
8 21 (8.90%) OOP
8 21 (8.90%) Statistical Analysis
9 11 (4.66%) Software Engineering
9 11 (4.66%) Mentoring
10 10 (4.24%) Scrum
11 8 (3.39%) Workflow
11 8 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (3.39%) Customer Insight
11 8 (3.39%) Analytics
11 8 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (2.97%) Build Automation
13 6 (2.54%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 198 (83.90%) Python
2 164 (69.49%) Ruby
3 143 (60.59%) Bash Shell
4 128 (54.24%) Perl
5 89 (37.71%) Java
6 42 (17.80%) PHP
7 27 (11.44%) SQL
8 18 (7.63%) Shell Script
9 15 (6.36%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.39%) Scala
10 8 (3.39%) Clojure
11 6 (2.54%) C
12 5 (2.12%) Golang
12 5 (2.12%) Groovy
13 3 (1.27%) C++
14 2 (0.85%) Tcl
14 2 (0.85%) AWK
14 2 (0.85%) Lua
15 1 (0.42%) PHP5
15 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (14.83%) Degree
2 7 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.69%) CCNA
4 3 (1.27%) CISSP
4 3 (1.27%) CCIE
4 3 (1.27%) CCSP
4 3 (1.27%) CCNP
4 3 (1.27%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.81%) QA
2 4 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (29.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (25.85%) Xen
3 31 (13.14%) KVM
4 12 (5.08%) vSphere
5 10 (4.24%) Varnish
6 6 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.69%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.69%) Docker
8 3 (1.27%) XenServer
8 3 (1.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (1.27%) vCloud
9 2 (0.85%) Postfix
9 2 (0.85%) Samba
10 1 (0.42%) LXC
Systems Management
1 233 (98.73%) Puppet
2 209 (88.56%) Opscode Chef
3 125 (52.97%) Nagios
4 116 (49.15%) Ansible
5 84 (35.59%) ZABBIX
6 53 (22.46%) Cacti
7 41 (17.37%) Ganglia
8 40 (16.95%) Vagrant
9 25 (10.59%) CFEngine
10 21 (8.90%) logstash
11 19 (8.05%) collectd
11 19 (8.05%) StatsD
12 11 (4.66%) HAProxy
13 8 (3.39%) Munin
14 5 (2.12%) Graylog2
15 4 (1.69%) OpenView
16 3 (1.27%) SolarWinds Orion
16 3 (1.27%) NetBackup
16 3 (1.27%) Red Hat Satellite
16 3 (1.27%) Opsview
Vendors
1 78 (33.05%) VMware
2 75 (31.78%) Red Hat
3 52 (22.03%) SaltStack
4 45 (19.07%) Rackspace
5 30 (12.71%) Oracle
6 24 (10.17%) F5
7 23 (9.75%) Citrix
8 15 (6.36%) New Relic
9 7 (2.97%) Microsoft
9 7 (2.97%) Sony
10 6 (2.54%) HP
10 6 (2.54%) Cisco
11 3 (1.27%) IBM
11 3 (1.27%) Veritas
11 3 (1.27%) Splunk
11 3 (1.27%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.85%) Sybase
13 1 (0.42%) Dell
13 1 (0.42%) Perforce
13 1 (0.42%) Google
Central London / West End
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent package & Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quant Capital
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus and great package
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago