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

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Salt
UK
Rank 635 733 806
Rank change year-on-year
+98 +73
Permanent jobs citing Salt 219 185 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.09% 2.39% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 207 160 131
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -

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
7088 7747 7786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.41% 7.83% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5820 6313 6227
Median salary £55,000 £51,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £72,500
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 23 January 2017 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 23 January 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 +112 217 £62,500 +11.11% 22
London +118 143 £65,000 +8.33% 16
South West +25 21 £65,000 -16.12%
City of London +6 20 £62,500 - 5
North West - 19 £52,500 - 1
Bristol +15 18 £67,500 -12.90%
South East +66 16 £52,500 - 4
Manchester - 16 £52,500 -
Berkshire - 14 £48,750 - 2
Reading - 9 £42,500 - 2
Leeds -17 7 £52,500 +5.00%
West Yorkshire -22 7 £52,500 +5.00%
Yorkshire -45 7 £52,500 +5.00%
East of England - 6 £48,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £48,500 - 1
Slough - 5 £70,000 -
Cambridge - 4 £46,750 -
East Midlands +3 3 £60,000 +14.28%
Nottinghamshire -7 3 £60,000 +14.28%
Cheshire - 3 £65,000 - 1
Nottingham - 3 £60,000 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £45,000 -
Surrey +34 2 £65,000 +23.80%
Epsom - 2 £65,000 -
Crewe - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £33,750 -
Birmingham - 1 £27,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Essex - 1 £48,500 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £48,500 -

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 394 (95.40%) Puppet
2 374 (90.56%) Ansible
3 334 (80.87%) Opscode Chef
4 310 (75.06%) Linux
5 254 (61.50%) DevOps
6 251 (60.77%) Python
7 232 (56.17%) Amazon AWS
8 152 (36.80%) Bash Shell
9 151 (36.56%) Continuous Integration
10 143 (34.62%) Java
11 141 (34.14%) Agile Software Development
12 135 (32.69%) Configuration Management
13 132 (31.96%) MySQL
14 123 (29.78%) Git (software)
15 122 (29.54%) Perl
16 118 (28.57%) Scrum
17 109 (26.39%) Jenkins
18 107 (25.91%) TCP/IP
19 102 (24.70%) OpenStack
20 90 (21.79%) Oracle
20 90 (21.79%) CentOS
21 89 (21.55%) Ruby
22 85 (20.58%) Microsoft Azure
23 82 (19.85%) Ubuntu
23 82 (19.85%) Windows
24 80 (19.37%) Big Data
25 78 (18.89%) Hadoop
26 76 (18.40%) VMware
27 73 (17.68%) WebSphere
28 72 (17.43%) PostgreSQL

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
1 102 (24.70%) OpenStack
2 73 (17.68%) WebSphere
3 71 (17.19%) JBoss
3 71 (17.19%) WebLogic
4 69 (16.71%) Elasticsearch
5 60 (14.53%) Tomcat
6 59 (14.29%) Apache Spark
7 54 (13.08%) Jetty
8 53 (12.83%) Apache Solr
9 33 (7.99%) WebSphere Application Server
10 29 (7.02%) CloudStack
11 27 (6.54%) Apache
12 17 (4.12%) nginx
13 13 (3.15%) IIS
14 10 (2.42%) lighttpd
15 7 (1.69%) Apache Pig
16 3 (0.73%) Confluence
17 2 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 1 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
18 1 (0.24%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 232 (56.17%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (20.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (4.12%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (3.87%) SaaS
5 13 (3.15%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (2.42%) IBM Cloud
6 10 (2.42%) SoftLayer
7 9 (2.18%) GitHub
8 8 (1.94%) IaaS
9 5 (1.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.73%) Sumo Logic
12 2 (0.48%) DigitalOcean
12 2 (0.48%) PaaS
12 2 (0.48%) Slack
13 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.24%) Heroku
13 1 (0.24%) iTunes
13 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 107 (25.91%) TCP/IP
2 65 (15.74%) Firewall
3 33 (7.99%) DNS
4 23 (5.57%) SSL
5 20 (4.84%) Intrusion Detection
6 19 (4.60%) SNMP
7 14 (3.39%) LDAP
8 13 (3.15%) DHCP
8 13 (3.15%) HTTP
8 13 (3.15%) SSH
9 10 (2.42%) SMTP
10 9 (2.18%) LAN
10 9 (2.18%) VLAN
11 8 (1.94%) BGP
12 7 (1.69%) Internet
12 7 (1.69%) Network Security
12 7 (1.69%) WAN
13 6 (1.45%) HSRP
14 5 (1.21%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (1.21%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (31.96%) MySQL
2 80 (19.37%) Big Data
3 78 (18.89%) Hadoop
4 72 (17.43%) NoSQL
4 72 (17.43%) PostgreSQL
4 72 (17.43%) Redis
5 68 (16.46%) SQL Server
6 67 (16.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 67 (16.22%) MongoDB
7 56 (13.56%) Riak
8 54 (13.08%) Couchbase
9 11 (2.66%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.69%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.73%) HBase
12 2 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.48%) TokuMX
13 1 (0.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.24%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.24%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.24%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 123 (29.78%) Git (software)
2 109 (26.39%) Jenkins
3 51 (12.35%) Subversion
4 43 (10.41%) Vagrant
5 28 (6.78%) TeamCity
6 25 (6.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 24 (5.81%) Maven
8 17 (4.12%) JIRA
9 12 (2.91%) Ant
10 9 (2.18%) Cucumber
10 9 (2.18%) Gradle
10 9 (2.18%) Selenium
11 8 (1.94%) Bitbucket
12 6 (1.45%) CodeSonar
12 6 (1.45%) git-flow
12 6 (1.45%) Mercurial
12 6 (1.45%) Robot Framework
12 6 (1.45%) RSpec
13 5 (1.21%) Grunt
13 5 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 72 (17.43%) Banking
2 51 (12.35%) Retail
3 25 (6.05%) Finance
4 11 (2.66%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.42%) Advertising
6 8 (1.94%) Games
7 6 (1.45%) Marketing
8 4 (0.97%) French Language
8 4 (0.97%) German Language
8 4 (0.97%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.73%) Law
10 2 (0.48%) Electronics
10 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.24%) Front Office
11 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 142 (34.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 79 (19.13%) Administrator
3 73 (17.68%) Systems Administrator
4 72 (17.43%) Developer
5 67 (16.22%) Linux Engineer
6 57 (13.80%) DevOps Administrator
7 55 (13.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 43 (10.41%) Java Developer
9 40 (9.69%) Cloud Engineer
10 39 (9.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 32 (7.75%) Systems Engineer
12 31 (7.51%) Senior Developer
13 29 (7.02%) Automation Engineer
14 22 (5.33%) Linux Administrator
15 20 (4.84%) Software Developer
16 19 (4.60%) AWS DevOps
16 19 (4.60%) NOC Engineer
17 17 (4.12%) AWS Engineer
17 17 (4.12%) Cloud Automation Engineer
18 16 (3.87%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (16.71%) ELK Stack
2 58 (14.04%) AngularJS
3 55 (13.32%) React
4 54 (13.08%) LAMP
5 52 (12.59%) Lucene
6 42 (10.17%) Node.js
7 34 (8.23%) Web Services
8 32 (7.75%) .NET
9 13 (3.15%) Spring
10 12 (2.91%) ASP.NET
10 12 (2.91%) Sensu
11 9 (2.18%) CSS
11 9 (2.18%) HTML
11 9 (2.18%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (2.18%) REST
12 8 (1.94%) SOAP
13 7 (1.69%) Django
13 7 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
14 6 (1.45%) .NET Framework
14 6 (1.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.86%) Data Centre
2 25 (6.05%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.57%) User Experience
4 22 (5.33%) Mobile App
5 19 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (4.36%) Fintech
7 15 (3.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (2.66%) Physics
9 10 (2.42%) Life Science
10 8 (1.94%) Streaming Media
11 7 (1.69%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.69%) Replication
12 6 (1.45%) Private Cloud
13 5 (1.21%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.97%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.97%) Derivative
14 4 (0.97%) Statistics
15 3 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
15 3 (0.73%) Hedge funds
15 3 (0.73%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 310 (75.06%) Linux
2 90 (21.79%) CentOS
3 82 (19.85%) Ubuntu
3 82 (19.85%) Windows
4 44 (10.65%) Android
4 44 (10.65%) Apple iOS
5 43 (10.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (10.17%) Unix
7 40 (9.69%) Debian
8 9 (2.18%) Windows Server
9 6 (1.45%) Mac OS X
9 6 (1.45%) Solaris
10 5 (1.21%) CoreOS
11 4 (0.97%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (61.50%) DevOps
2 151 (36.56%) Continuous Integration
3 141 (34.14%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (32.69%) Configuration Management
5 118 (28.57%) Scrum
6 70 (16.95%) DSDM
6 70 (16.95%) RUP
7 69 (16.71%) Kanban
8 64 (15.50%) Multithreading
8 64 (15.50%) TDD
9 63 (15.25%) Open Source
10 62 (15.01%) Mentoring
11 60 (14.53%) OO
12 58 (14.04%) Coaching
12 58 (14.04%) High Availability
13 55 (13.32%) Web Development
14 54 (13.08%) Concurrent Programming
14 54 (13.08%) UML
15 50 (12.11%) Software Delivery
16 42 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 251 (60.77%) Python
2 152 (36.80%) Bash Shell
3 143 (34.62%) Java
4 122 (29.54%) Perl
5 89 (21.55%) Ruby
6 57 (13.80%) Go
7 48 (11.62%) PHP
8 47 (11.38%) C#
9 34 (8.23%) SQL
10 32 (7.75%) PowerShell
11 23 (5.57%) Shell Script
12 16 (3.87%) JavaScript
13 14 (3.39%) C++
14 12 (2.91%) Groovy
15 7 (1.69%) C
15 7 (1.69%) Scala
16 6 (1.45%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.48%) Erlang
18 1 (0.24%) F#
18 1 (0.24%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 32 (7.75%) Degree
2 9 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.45%) CCNA
3 6 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (1.45%) CISSP
3 6 (1.45%) CompTIA Security+
3 6 (1.45%) DV Cleared
3 6 (1.45%) GIAC
3 6 (1.45%) Linux+ Certification
3 6 (1.45%) MCSE
3 6 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
3 6 (1.45%) SANS
3 6 (1.45%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.45%) Security+ Certification
3 6 (1.45%) SSCP
4 1 (0.24%) CCA
4 1 (0.24%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.69%) SLA
2 6 (1.45%) QA
3 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (16.71%) Docker
1 69 (16.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (12.59%) Xen
3 28 (6.78%) QEMU
4 23 (5.57%) vSphere
5 17 (4.12%) XenServer
6 10 (2.42%) vCloud
7 9 (2.18%) OpenSSH
8 8 (1.94%) Active Directory
8 8 (1.94%) LXC
8 8 (1.94%) VirtualBox
9 7 (1.69%) NFS
10 5 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.97%) HDFS
11 4 (0.97%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.97%) KVM
12 2 (0.48%) Gluster
13 1 (0.24%) iptables
13 1 (0.24%) StorNext
13 1 (0.24%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 394 (95.40%) Puppet
2 374 (90.56%) Ansible
3 334 (80.87%) Opscode Chef
4 66 (15.98%) logstash
5 63 (15.25%) Kibana
6 46 (11.14%) Nagios
7 35 (8.47%) Kubernetes
8 32 (7.75%) Terraform
8 32 (7.75%) ZABBIX
9 25 (6.05%) Mesos
10 21 (5.08%) CFEngine
11 17 (4.12%) Cobbler
11 17 (4.12%) Graphite
11 17 (4.12%) Tivoli
12 12 (2.91%) HAProxy
13 11 (2.66%) Nmap
14 7 (1.69%) Rundeck
15 6 (1.45%) rkt
16 4 (0.97%) HP Operations Orchestration
17 3 (0.73%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 90 (21.79%) Oracle
2 76 (18.40%) VMware
3 59 (14.29%) SaltStack
4 50 (12.11%) Red Hat
5 31 (7.51%) Microsoft
6 22 (5.33%) Splunk
7 21 (5.08%) Google
8 18 (4.36%) Rackspace
9 17 (4.12%) EnterpriseDB
10 15 (3.63%) F5
11 13 (3.15%) Cisco
12 12 (2.91%) AppDynamics
13 8 (1.94%) HP
13 8 (1.94%) Riverbed
14 7 (1.69%) SolarWinds
15 6 (1.45%) New Relic
16 5 (1.21%) NetApp
17 2 (0.48%) hybris
17 2 (0.48%) SAP
18 1 (0.24%) RightScale
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & equity
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cloudstream
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Great Abington, Cambridgeshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-52,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxford
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £45 - £60 per annum, Benefits: BONUS
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
BJSS Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Farnborough
greywood
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago