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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salt
Rank 695 795 931
Rank change year-on-year
+100 +136
Permanent jobs citing Salt 250 178 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.16% 0.066%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.98% 2.26% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 227 159 63
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £74,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £75,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +30.43%

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
8382 7886 7796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.15% 7.15% 6.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6800 6248 6177
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £29,350
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%

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 3 May 2016 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 3 May 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 +91 250 £60,000 +4.34% 29
London +9 145 £62,500 +8.69% 23
Yorkshire +57 61 £50,000 +17.64% 4
City of London +95 51 £57,500 +21.05% 9
West Yorkshire +38 35 £45,000 +5.88% 3
South Yorkshire - 25 £50,000 - 1
Sheffield - 24 £50,000 - 1
Leeds +4 18 £50,000 +17.64% 2
South East +33 14 £53,500 +7.00% 2
North East - 13 £30,000 -
Staines - 12 £53,500 - 1
Durham - 12 - -
Surrey - 12 £53,500 - 2
South West 0 7 £70,000 -6.66%
Bristol -8 7 £70,000 -6.66%
East of England +18 6 £46,500 -15.45%
Hertfordshire - 6 £46,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £46,500 -
Bradford - 2 £46,250 -
Warwickshire - 2 £27,500 -
East Sussex - 2 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £27,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £65,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £30,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £30,000 -
Harrow - 1 £70,000 -
Barnsley - 1 £25,000 -
Brighton - 1 - -

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 403 (90.97%) Opscode Chef
2 370 (83.52%) Puppet
3 360 (81.26%) Linux
4 340 (76.75%) Ansible
5 308 (69.53%) DevOps
6 264 (59.59%) Python
7 236 (53.27%) Amazon AWS
8 220 (49.66%) Continuous Integration
9 216 (48.76%) Git (software)
10 215 (48.53%) Jenkins
11 212 (47.86%) Ruby
12 191 (43.12%) Bash Shell
13 177 (39.95%) Configuration Management
14 175 (39.50%) Java
15 171 (38.60%) Red Hat
16 155 (34.99%) Agile Software Development
17 143 (32.28%) Perl
18 139 (31.38%) MySQL
19 136 (30.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 126 (28.44%) VMware
21 122 (27.54%) PHP
22 119 (26.86%) Windows
23 112 (25.28%) VMware Infrastructure
24 107 (24.15%) Docker
25 104 (23.48%) Oracle
26 98 (22.12%) PostgreSQL
27 91 (20.54%) Microsoft Azure
28 90 (20.32%) Firewall
29 89 (20.09%) Unix
30 87 (19.64%) Nagios

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 72 (16.25%) OpenStack
2 70 (15.80%) CloudStack
3 59 (13.32%) Tomcat
4 53 (11.96%) Node.js
4 53 (11.96%) WebLogic
5 51 (11.51%) Apache
6 46 (10.38%) JBoss
6 46 (10.38%) WebSphere
7 33 (7.45%) WebSphere Application Server
8 26 (5.87%) Apache Spark
8 26 (5.87%) Jetty
9 24 (5.42%) Apache Solr
9 24 (5.42%) Elasticsearch
10 15 (3.39%) nginx
11 8 (1.81%) Drupal
12 7 (1.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 7 (1.58%) Lightstreamer
12 7 (1.58%) WordPress
13 2 (0.45%) Confluence
13 2 (0.45%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 5 (1.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 236 (53.27%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (20.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (9.26%) Amazon S3
4 36 (8.13%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (5.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 22 (4.97%) PaaS
7 21 (4.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 20 (4.51%) IaaS
9 18 (4.06%) AWS Lambda
10 14 (3.16%) Amazon EMR
10 14 (3.16%) Amazon Kinesis
11 13 (2.93%) Google Cloud Platform
12 10 (2.26%) GitHub
13 5 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (1.13%) Datadog
14 4 (0.90%) Google Compute Engine
14 4 (0.90%) Heroku
14 4 (0.90%) SoftLayer
14 4 (0.90%) Sumo Logic
15 3 (0.68%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 90 (20.32%) Firewall
2 54 (12.19%) DNS
3 24 (5.42%) SSL
4 22 (4.97%) HTTP
5 21 (4.74%) TCP/IP
6 16 (3.61%) Internet
7 13 (2.93%) VPN
8 12 (2.71%) VoIP
9 11 (2.48%) SAN
10 10 (2.26%) IPsec
11 8 (1.81%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (1.58%) DHCP
12 7 (1.58%) LDAP
13 6 (1.35%) BIG-IP
13 6 (1.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 6 (1.35%) SSH
14 4 (0.90%) iSCSI
14 4 (0.90%) SMS
14 4 (0.90%) SMTP
15 3 (0.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (31.38%) MySQL
2 98 (22.12%) PostgreSQL
3 87 (19.64%) MongoDB
4 72 (16.25%) SQL Server
5 59 (13.32%) Redis
6 54 (12.19%) Hadoop
7 50 (11.29%) Big Data
8 40 (9.03%) Apache Cassandra
9 39 (8.80%) Informix
10 36 (8.13%) NoSQL
11 25 (5.64%) Couchbase
12 24 (5.42%) Amazon RDS
13 23 (5.19%) Riak
14 21 (4.74%) Relational Database
15 14 (3.16%) Amazon Redshift
16 6 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (1.13%) GIS
17 5 (1.13%) HBase
18 2 (0.45%) RDBMS
18 2 (0.45%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 216 (48.76%) Git (software)
2 215 (48.53%) Jenkins
3 72 (16.25%) Subversion
4 60 (13.54%) TeamCity
5 37 (8.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 37 (8.35%) JIRA
6 35 (7.90%) Vagrant
7 21 (4.74%) Maven
8 12 (2.71%) Gradle
9 10 (2.26%) Selenium
9 10 (2.26%) TestNG
10 8 (1.81%) Hudson
11 7 (1.58%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.58%) JUnit
11 7 (1.58%) Log4j
11 7 (1.58%) RSpec
11 7 (1.58%) Travis CI
12 6 (1.35%) JMeter
13 5 (1.13%) Ant
13 5 (1.13%) Mercurial
General
1 45 (10.16%) Finance
2 33 (7.45%) Retail
3 25 (5.64%) Banking
4 16 (3.61%) Law
5 13 (2.93%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.03%) Back Office
7 7 (1.58%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.35%) Games
8 6 (1.35%) Marketing
9 4 (0.90%) Advertising
10 3 (0.68%) Front Office
11 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 230 (51.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 196 (44.24%) Linux Engineer
3 163 (36.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 160 (36.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 80 (18.06%) AWS Engineer
6 68 (15.35%) Cloud Engineer
7 57 (12.87%) Systems Engineer
8 55 (12.42%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 55 (12.42%) Systems Administrator
9 54 (12.19%) Administrator
9 54 (12.19%) Developer
9 54 (12.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 47 (10.61%) DevOps Systems Engineer
11 46 (10.38%) Linux Administrator
12 44 (9.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 42 (9.48%) Java Developer
14 41 (9.26%) DevOps Administrator
15 37 (8.35%) Linux DevOps Administrator
16 36 (8.13%) Senior Cloud Engineer
17 34 (7.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (15.35%) .NET
2 62 (14.00%) LAMP
3 29 (6.55%) ActiveMQ
4 26 (5.87%) ELK Stack
4 26 (5.87%) RabbitMQ
5 23 (5.19%) React
6 22 (4.97%) Lucene
7 20 (4.51%) LAPP Stack
8 18 (4.06%) Spring
8 18 (4.06%) Web Services
9 17 (3.84%) RESTful
10 14 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (2.93%) CSS
11 13 (2.93%) HTML
11 13 (2.93%) JMS
11 13 (2.93%) Middleware
12 12 (2.71%) J2EE
12 12 (2.71%) jQuery
12 12 (2.71%) Play Framework
13 8 (1.81%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.67%) Data Centre
2 28 (6.32%) Clustering
3 25 (5.64%) User Experience
4 22 (4.97%) Public Cloud
5 20 (4.51%) Fintech
6 18 (4.06%) Enterprise Storage
7 16 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.71%) iPad
9 9 (2.03%) IBM XIV
10 8 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (1.81%) Replication
11 7 (1.58%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (1.13%) Minimum Viable Product
14 4 (0.90%) Derivative
14 4 (0.90%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.90%) PKI
15 3 (0.68%) e-Learning
15 3 (0.68%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 360 (81.26%) Linux
2 136 (30.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 119 (26.86%) Windows
4 89 (20.09%) Unix
5 44 (9.93%) Ubuntu
6 33 (7.45%) CentOS
7 23 (5.19%) Debian
8 21 (4.74%) Android
9 16 (3.61%) Windows Server
10 14 (3.16%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.58%) openSUSE
12 6 (1.35%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.13%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.45%) SUSE
14 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.45%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (69.53%) DevOps
2 220 (49.66%) Continuous Integration
3 177 (39.95%) Configuration Management
4 155 (34.99%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (19.64%) High Availability
6 78 (17.61%) Scrum
7 64 (14.45%) Mentoring
8 62 (14.00%) TDD
9 61 (13.77%) Performance Tuning
10 46 (10.38%) DSDM
10 46 (10.38%) RUP
11 45 (10.16%) Continuous Delivery
12 41 (9.26%) Open Source
13 36 (8.13%) Load Balancing
14 35 (7.90%) Software Delivery
15 32 (7.22%) OO
16 30 (6.77%) Disaster Recovery
16 30 (6.77%) Kanban
17 29 (6.55%) E-Commerce
17 29 (6.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 264 (59.59%) Python
2 212 (47.86%) Ruby
3 191 (43.12%) Bash Shell
4 175 (39.50%) Java
5 143 (32.28%) Perl
6 122 (27.54%) PHP
7 53 (11.96%) Go
8 43 (9.71%) JavaScript
9 41 (9.26%) C#
10 37 (8.35%) Shell Script
11 33 (7.45%) SQL
12 27 (6.09%) Scala
13 24 (5.42%) C++
14 20 (4.51%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.68%) Lua
16 2 (0.45%) Clojure
16 2 (0.45%) Groovy
17 1 (0.23%) AWK
17 1 (0.23%) Haskell
17 1 (0.23%) sed
Qualifications
1 22 (4.97%) CCDE
1 22 (4.97%) CCIE
1 22 (4.97%) CCNP
1 22 (4.97%) CCSP
1 22 (4.97%) Cisco Certification
1 22 (4.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (4.29%) Degree
3 13 (2.93%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.93%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.58%) CISSP
5 6 (1.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.39%) QA
2 9 (2.03%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.35%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 112 (25.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 107 (24.15%) Docker
3 48 (10.84%) vSphere
4 46 (10.38%) Xen
5 26 (5.87%) VirtualBox
5 26 (5.87%) XenServer
6 20 (4.51%) KVM
7 10 (2.26%) Active Directory
7 10 (2.26%) Varnish
8 8 (1.81%) Squid
9 7 (1.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (1.35%) NFS
11 5 (1.13%) iptables
12 4 (0.90%) HDFS
12 4 (0.90%) Samba
13 3 (0.68%) vCloud
14 2 (0.45%) Firmware
14 2 (0.45%) Postfix
14 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.23%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 403 (90.97%) Opscode Chef
2 370 (83.52%) Puppet
3 340 (76.75%) Ansible
4 87 (19.64%) Nagios
5 60 (13.54%) Graphite
6 55 (12.42%) Grafana
7 54 (12.19%) Opsview
8 53 (11.96%) Cacti
9 43 (9.71%) Terraform
10 39 (8.80%) CFEngine
11 35 (7.90%) logstash
12 33 (7.45%) FortiGate
13 32 (7.22%) Kibana
14 30 (6.77%) Cobbler
15 24 (5.42%) Tivoli
16 19 (4.29%) ZABBIX
17 16 (3.61%) Kubernetes
18 9 (2.03%) Munin
18 9 (2.03%) OpenNMS
18 9 (2.03%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 171 (38.60%) Red Hat
2 126 (28.44%) VMware
3 104 (23.48%) Oracle
4 86 (19.41%) F5
5 60 (13.54%) Microsoft
6 44 (9.93%) Cisco
7 28 (6.32%) SaltStack
8 27 (6.09%) Google
9 24 (5.42%) EnterpriseDB
10 23 (5.19%) IBM
10 23 (5.19%) Rackspace
11 22 (4.97%) Symantec
12 17 (3.84%) Juniper
13 15 (3.39%) HP
14 14 (3.16%) New Relic
15 13 (2.93%) Fiorano
16 12 (2.71%) Dell
16 12 (2.71%) Splunk
17 11 (2.48%) Akamai
17 11 (2.48%) NetApp
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits.
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + a 10% - 15% bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
AdRoc Group
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds
William Hill
Salary: Competitive + Holiday + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 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
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Medical Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
AdRoc Group
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
AdRoc Group
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
London
The Economist
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full benefits
Posted: 25 days ago