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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salt
Rank 689 786 914
Rank change year-on-year
+97 +128
Permanent jobs citing Salt 245 192 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.17% 0.063%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.91% 2.33% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 224 181 68
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,500 £65,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-17.69% +62.50%

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
8406 8245 7918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.57% 7.42% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6826 6494 6405
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 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +5.95%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +101 245 £60,000 +4.34% 33
London +49 157 £63,250 +10.00% 19
City of London +90 47 £57,500 -8.00% 4
Yorkshire +32 36 £42,500 - 3
West Yorkshire +5 29 £42,500 - 3
South East +50 24 £53,500 -20.74% 3
Leeds +14 18 £40,625 -4.41% 3
Surrey - 14 £57,500 -
East Midlands +20 10 £62,500 +35.13% 2
Staines - 10 £55,500 -
South West +12 9 £67,500 -10.00% 3
Bristol +11 9 £67,500 -10.00% 3
East of England +38 8 £46,500 -15.45%
Sheffield +29 6 £60,000 +11.62%
South Yorkshire +26 6 £60,000 +11.62%
East Sussex - 6 £50,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £46,500 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £46,500 -
Brighton - 4 £52,500 -
Hampshire - 3 £45,000 - 2
Epsom - 3 £75,000 -
Portsmouth - 3 £45,000 - 1
Bradford +12 2 £46,250 +36.02%
Nottingham +9 2 £51,250 +2.50% 1
Nottinghamshire +6 2 £51,250 +2.50% 1
Essex - 2 £76,654 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £76,654 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £30,000 -
North East - 1 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 417 (89.10%) Puppet
1 417 (89.10%) Opscode Chef
2 393 (83.97%) Linux
3 367 (78.42%) Ansible
4 338 (72.22%) DevOps
5 285 (60.90%) Python
6 251 (53.63%) Amazon AWS
7 236 (50.43%) Ruby
8 233 (49.79%) Jenkins
9 222 (47.44%) Continuous Integration
10 215 (45.94%) Git (software)
11 190 (40.60%) Java
12 186 (39.74%) Bash Shell
13 170 (36.32%) Configuration Management
14 163 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
15 160 (34.19%) Perl
16 148 (31.62%) Red Hat
16 148 (31.62%) Docker
17 140 (29.91%) PHP
18 136 (29.06%) MySQL
19 124 (26.50%) Windows
20 123 (26.28%) VMware
21 117 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 109 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
23 104 (22.22%) Oracle
24 102 (21.79%) Unix
25 97 (20.73%) PostgreSQL
25 97 (20.73%) Subversion
26 88 (18.80%) Microsoft Azure
26 88 (18.80%) 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 73 (15.60%) Tomcat
2 72 (15.38%) OpenStack
3 61 (13.03%) Apache
4 55 (11.75%) CloudStack
5 52 (11.11%) WebLogic
6 44 (9.40%) JBoss
6 44 (9.40%) WebSphere
7 38 (8.12%) WebSphere Application Server
8 28 (5.98%) Apache Spark
9 25 (5.34%) Elasticsearch
10 22 (4.70%) Jetty
11 20 (4.27%) Apache Solr
12 19 (4.06%) WordPress
13 14 (2.99%) nginx
14 13 (2.78%) Drupal
15 8 (1.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 8 (1.71%) Lightstreamer
16 7 (1.50%) IIS
17 2 (0.43%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (1.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 251 (53.63%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (18.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (10.47%) PaaS
4 38 (8.12%) Amazon EC2
4 38 (8.12%) IaaS
5 37 (7.91%) Amazon S3
6 26 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 24 (5.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 23 (4.91%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 19 (4.06%) GitHub
10 14 (2.99%) Amazon EMR
10 14 (2.99%) Amazon Kinesis
10 14 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
11 11 (2.35%) OpenShift
12 7 (1.50%) Sumo Logic
13 4 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.85%) Google Compute Engine
14 3 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.64%) DigitalOcean
15 2 (0.43%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 72 (15.38%) Firewall
2 36 (7.69%) DNS
3 25 (5.34%) TCP/IP
4 24 (5.13%) HTTP
5 23 (4.91%) SSL
6 16 (3.42%) VPN
7 13 (2.78%) Internet
7 13 (2.78%) SAN
8 11 (2.35%) VoIP
9 9 (1.92%) BIG-IP
9 9 (1.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 9 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (1.28%) DHCP
10 6 (1.28%) IPsec
11 4 (0.85%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.43%) Network Security
12 2 (0.43%) SSH
13 1 (0.21%) BGP
13 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.21%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (29.06%) MySQL
2 97 (20.73%) PostgreSQL
3 88 (18.80%) MongoDB
4 69 (14.74%) SQL Server
5 55 (11.75%) Redis
6 44 (9.40%) Hadoop
7 37 (7.91%) Apache Cassandra
8 36 (7.69%) Big Data
9 26 (5.56%) NoSQL
10 24 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
11 23 (4.91%) Relational Database
12 21 (4.49%) Informix
13 19 (4.06%) Couchbase
14 18 (3.85%) Riak
15 14 (2.99%) Amazon Redshift
16 8 (1.71%) HBase
17 4 (0.85%) GIS
18 3 (0.64%) Data Mining
19 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
19 2 (0.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 233 (49.79%) Jenkins
2 215 (45.94%) Git (software)
3 97 (20.73%) Subversion
4 64 (13.68%) TeamCity
5 51 (10.90%) Vagrant
6 42 (8.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 41 (8.76%) JIRA
8 27 (5.77%) Maven
9 19 (4.06%) Bitbucket
9 19 (4.06%) Gradle
9 19 (4.06%) JUnit
9 19 (4.06%) Log4j
9 19 (4.06%) Selenium
9 19 (4.06%) TestNG
10 11 (2.35%) Grunt
11 8 (1.71%) RSpec
12 7 (1.50%) Hudson
12 7 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (1.50%) Travis CI
13 4 (0.85%) Codeship
General
1 69 (14.74%) Finance
2 32 (6.84%) Retail
3 23 (4.91%) Law
4 21 (4.49%) Banking
5 10 (2.14%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.50%) Advertising
6 7 (1.50%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.28%) Games
8 5 (1.07%) Marketing
9 2 (0.43%) Front Office
9 2 (0.43%) Publishing
10 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 239 (51.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 182 (38.89%) Linux Engineer
3 135 (28.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 132 (28.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 68 (14.53%) Developer
6 66 (14.10%) AWS Engineer
7 60 (12.82%) Cloud Engineer
8 58 (12.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 56 (11.97%) Administrator
9 56 (11.97%) Java Developer
10 52 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
11 49 (10.47%) Linux Administrator
12 44 (9.40%) Systems Engineer
13 39 (8.33%) DevOps Administrator
13 39 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 37 (7.91%) Linux DevOps Administrator
15 33 (7.05%) Automation Engineer
16 31 (6.62%) Java Engineer
17 30 (6.41%) DevOps Systems Engineer
17 30 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (13.89%) .NET
2 63 (13.46%) LAMP
3 61 (13.03%) Node.js
4 36 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
5 34 (7.26%) LAPP Stack
6 33 (7.05%) CSS
6 33 (7.05%) HTML
7 30 (6.41%) AngularJS
7 30 (6.41%) jQuery
8 26 (5.56%) J2EE
8 26 (5.56%) Spring
9 25 (5.34%) ELK Stack
10 24 (5.13%) JMS
10 24 (5.13%) Middleware
11 19 (4.06%) Ajax
11 19 (4.06%) Hibernate
11 19 (4.06%) Java EE
11 19 (4.06%) JSP
11 19 (4.06%) JSTL
11 19 (4.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.41%) User Experience
2 26 (5.56%) Clustering
2 26 (5.56%) Fintech
3 22 (4.70%) Data Centre
4 20 (4.27%) Public Cloud
5 19 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (3.21%) Enterprise Storage
6 15 (3.21%) iPad
7 14 (2.99%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.92%) Derivative
9 8 (1.71%) Replication
10 6 (1.28%) e-Learning
11 5 (1.07%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.85%) Minimum Viable Product
13 3 (0.64%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.64%) IBM XIV
13 3 (0.64%) Online Games
13 3 (0.64%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 393 (83.97%) Linux
2 124 (26.50%) Windows
3 117 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 102 (21.79%) Unix
5 57 (12.18%) Ubuntu
6 26 (5.56%) CentOS
7 25 (5.34%) Windows Server
8 24 (5.13%) Android
9 19 (4.06%) openSUSE
10 17 (3.63%) Debian
11 7 (1.50%) CoreOS
12 5 (1.07%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.43%) SUSE
13 2 (0.43%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (72.22%) DevOps
2 222 (47.44%) Continuous Integration
3 170 (36.32%) Configuration Management
4 163 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (17.74%) High Availability
6 69 (14.74%) TDD
7 68 (14.53%) Scrum
8 56 (11.97%) Mentoring
8 56 (11.97%) Performance Tuning
9 54 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
10 44 (9.40%) DSDM
10 44 (9.40%) RUP
11 41 (8.76%) Software Engineering
12 39 (8.33%) Open Source
13 38 (8.12%) OO
14 36 (7.69%) Software Delivery
15 29 (6.20%) ITIL
16 28 (5.98%) Kanban
17 27 (5.77%) MVC
18 26 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 285 (60.90%) Python
2 236 (50.43%) Ruby
3 190 (40.60%) Java
4 186 (39.74%) Bash Shell
5 160 (34.19%) Perl
6 140 (29.91%) PHP
7 59 (12.61%) Go
8 57 (12.18%) JavaScript
9 49 (10.47%) C#
10 45 (9.62%) PowerShell
11 36 (7.69%) SQL
12 35 (7.48%) Shell Script
13 31 (6.62%) C++
14 29 (6.20%) Scala
15 1 (0.21%) C
15 1 (0.21%) Clojure
15 1 (0.21%) F#
15 1 (0.21%) Groovy
15 1 (0.21%) Korn
15 1 (0.21%) sed
Qualifications
1 25 (5.34%) Degree
2 13 (2.78%) CCDE
2 13 (2.78%) CCIE
2 13 (2.78%) CCNP
2 13 (2.78%) CCSP
2 13 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 13 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 13 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (2.14%) RHCE
4 3 (0.64%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.21%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.14%) PCI DSS
2 9 (1.92%) ISO 8583
2 9 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 148 (31.62%) Docker
2 109 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (10.04%) vSphere
4 45 (9.62%) Xen
5 31 (6.62%) VirtualBox
6 26 (5.56%) XenServer
7 18 (3.85%) KVM
8 14 (2.99%) Active Directory
9 11 (2.35%) Varnish
10 8 (1.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 8 (1.71%) Squid
11 6 (1.28%) HDFS
12 5 (1.07%) NFS
13 3 (0.64%) Firmware
14 2 (0.43%) QEMU
14 2 (0.43%) Samba
14 2 (0.43%) vCloud
14 2 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.21%) Gluster
15 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 417 (89.10%) Opscode Chef
1 417 (89.10%) Puppet
2 367 (78.42%) Ansible
3 63 (13.46%) Nagios
4 44 (9.40%) Terraform
5 42 (8.97%) Kubernetes
6 38 (8.12%) Grafana
6 38 (8.12%) Graphite
7 34 (7.26%) logstash
8 32 (6.84%) Cacti
9 31 (6.62%) CFEngine
9 31 (6.62%) Cobbler
10 30 (6.41%) Kibana
10 30 (6.41%) Opsview
11 26 (5.56%) Tivoli
12 21 (4.49%) FortiGate
13 17 (3.63%) ZABBIX
14 10 (2.14%) Rundeck
15 9 (1.92%) Uchiwa
16 8 (1.71%) Munin
Vendors
1 148 (31.62%) Red Hat
2 123 (26.28%) VMware
3 104 (22.22%) Oracle
4 67 (14.32%) F5
5 57 (12.18%) Microsoft
6 43 (9.19%) Google
7 32 (6.84%) SaltStack
8 29 (6.20%) Cisco
9 27 (5.77%) IBM
10 26 (5.56%) EnterpriseDB
10 26 (5.56%) Rackspace
11 24 (5.13%) Fiorano
12 21 (4.49%) Splunk
13 18 (3.85%) HP
14 14 (2.99%) Dell
15 12 (2.56%) New Relic
15 12 (2.56%) Symantec
16 10 (2.14%) Juniper
17 9 (1.92%) Sitecore
18 8 (1.71%) Terracotta
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + huge benefits (pension, healthcare + more!)
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Automation Logic
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + a 10% - 15% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Additional Benefits available!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
RS Components
Posted: 12 days ago
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Intel Security
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London, South East
DHI
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City, London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago