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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salt
Rank 757 815 918
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +103
Permanent jobs citing Salt 191 127 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.12% 0.032%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.49% 1.70% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 165 119 32
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £68,000 £84,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +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
7681 7491 6990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.58% 7.03% 6.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6220 5981 5438
Average salary £50,550 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.42% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 9 February 2016 within the UK.

Salt Salary Histogram in the UK

Salt
Top 21 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 9 February 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
(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 +101 189 £55,000 -4.34% 16
London +8 84 £60,000 - 4
Yorkshire +84 77 £50,000 - 9
West Yorkshire +43 50 £50,000 - 7
Leeds +37 49 £50,000 - 6
City of London +83 31 £62,500 +47.05% 1
South Yorkshire - 27 £50,000 - 2
Sheffield - 24 £50,000 - 2
South East +16 13 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Surrey +21 12 £52,500 - 1
Bristol +2 8 £77,500 +14.81%
South West -7 8 £77,500 +14.81%
Staines - 8 £52,500 - 1
North East - 6 - - 2
Durham - 6 - - 2
Barnsley - 3 £25,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £45,000 -
Scotland - 2 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £52,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £60,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £52,500 -

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 338 (96.02%) Opscode Chef
2 294 (83.52%) Puppet
3 266 (75.57%) Linux
4 240 (68.18%) Ansible
5 228 (64.77%) DevOps
6 193 (54.83%) Python
7 181 (51.42%) Continuous Integration
8 176 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
9 174 (49.43%) Ruby
10 173 (49.15%) Jenkins
11 161 (45.74%) Bash Shell
12 158 (44.89%) Git (software)
13 147 (41.76%) Configuration Management
14 145 (41.19%) Java
15 129 (36.65%) Red Hat
16 118 (33.52%) VMware
17 116 (32.95%) Perl
18 111 (31.53%) MySQL
19 109 (30.97%) Agile Software Development
20 103 (29.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 99 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
22 92 (26.14%) PHP
23 89 (25.28%) Windows
24 82 (23.30%) Unix
25 80 (22.73%) Nagios
26 79 (22.44%) Oracle
27 75 (21.31%) Firewall
27 75 (21.31%) PostgreSQL
28 72 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
28 72 (20.45%) High Availability

Salt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 50 (14.20%) CloudStack
2 49 (13.92%) OpenStack
3 44 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 41 (11.65%) Apache
5 33 (9.38%) JBoss
6 32 (9.09%) WebLogic
6 32 (9.09%) WebSphere
7 30 (8.52%) Node.js
8 25 (7.10%) Jetty
9 22 (6.25%) Apache Solr
9 22 (6.25%) Apache Spark
9 22 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
10 18 (5.11%) WebSphere Application Server
11 17 (4.83%) nginx
12 8 (2.27%) Confluence
13 7 (1.99%) MediaWiki
14 2 (0.57%) CMS
14 2 (0.57%) Drupal
14 2 (0.57%) IIS
15 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (1.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 176 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (9.09%) Amazon S3
4 27 (7.67%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (5.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 18 (5.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 16 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
8 15 (4.26%) IaaS
9 14 (3.98%) SaaS
10 13 (3.69%) Heroku
11 12 (3.41%) Google Cloud Platform
12 10 (2.84%) PaaS
13 9 (2.56%) GitHub
14 8 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (2.27%) SoftLayer
15 6 (1.70%) Amazon EMR
15 6 (1.70%) Amazon Kinesis
15 6 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
16 4 (1.14%) Datadog
17 3 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 75 (21.31%) Firewall
2 49 (13.92%) DNS
3 21 (5.97%) Internet
4 17 (4.83%) IPsec
4 17 (4.83%) VPN
5 13 (3.69%) LDAP
5 13 (3.69%) SSL
6 12 (3.41%) HTTP
7 9 (2.56%) Network Security
8 8 (2.27%) DHCP
8 8 (2.27%) LAN
8 8 (2.27%) TCP/IP
8 8 (2.27%) WAN
9 7 (1.99%) BGP
9 7 (1.99%) EIGRP
9 7 (1.99%) IPv6
9 7 (1.99%) OSPF
9 7 (1.99%) VoIP
10 5 (1.42%) SAN
10 5 (1.42%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (31.53%) MySQL
2 75 (21.31%) PostgreSQL
3 65 (18.47%) MongoDB
4 59 (16.76%) SQL Server
5 51 (14.49%) Big Data
6 50 (14.20%) Hadoop
7 45 (12.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 42 (11.93%) NoSQL
8 42 (11.93%) Redis
9 31 (8.81%) Informix
10 25 (7.10%) Couchbase
11 23 (6.53%) Riak
12 22 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (2.56%) Relational Database
14 8 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (1.70%) Amazon Redshift
16 5 (1.42%) GIS
16 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database
17 4 (1.14%) CouchDB
18 2 (0.57%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 173 (49.15%) Jenkins
2 158 (44.89%) Git (software)
3 42 (11.93%) Subversion
4 39 (11.08%) JIRA
5 37 (10.51%) TeamCity
6 36 (10.23%) Vagrant
7 33 (9.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 22 (6.25%) Maven
9 14 (3.98%) Hudson
10 11 (3.13%) Gradle
11 6 (1.70%) GitLab
11 6 (1.70%) Mercurial
12 5 (1.42%) Ant
12 5 (1.42%) Bazaar
12 5 (1.42%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (0.85%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.85%) JMeter
13 3 (0.85%) Selenium
13 3 (0.85%) TestNG
13 3 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (9.94%) Finance
2 33 (9.38%) Retail
3 23 (6.53%) Banking
4 17 (4.83%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.56%) Back Office
6 7 (1.99%) Law
7 6 (1.70%) Games
7 6 (1.70%) Marketing
8 3 (0.85%) Front Office
9 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 154 (43.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 137 (38.92%) Linux Engineer
3 116 (32.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 112 (31.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 76 (21.59%) Systems Engineer
6 68 (19.32%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 58 (16.48%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 54 (15.34%) AWS Engineer
9 43 (12.22%) Cloud Engineer
10 42 (11.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 37 (10.51%) Developer
11 37 (10.51%) Systems Administrator
12 32 (9.09%) Administrator
13 29 (8.24%) DevOps Administrator
13 29 (8.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 27 (7.67%) Linux Administrator
15 26 (7.39%) Linux DevOps Administrator
16 23 (6.53%) Automation Engineer
16 23 (6.53%) Operations Engineer
16 23 (6.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (10.51%) LAMP
2 33 (9.38%) .NET
3 30 (8.52%) ELK Stack
4 24 (6.82%) React
5 22 (6.25%) Lucene
5 22 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
6 16 (4.55%) Web Services
7 14 (3.98%) ActiveMQ
7 14 (3.98%) RESTful
8 13 (3.69%) Spring
9 12 (3.41%) LAPP Stack
10 11 (3.13%) Akka
10 11 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
11 10 (2.84%) Apache Flex
11 10 (2.84%) CSS
11 10 (2.84%) HTML
12 9 (2.56%) Spring Boot
13 8 (2.27%) Memcached
14 7 (1.99%) J2EE
15 6 (1.70%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.08%) Data Centre
2 21 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (4.55%) Public Cloud
4 15 (4.26%) Fintech
5 13 (3.69%) Clustering
6 11 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
7 10 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (2.84%) Hybrid Cloud
7 10 (2.84%) User Experience
8 9 (2.56%) IBM XIV
9 8 (2.27%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.99%) Wiki
11 6 (1.70%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (1.14%) Bitcoin
12 4 (1.14%) Cryptocurrency
12 4 (1.14%) Mathematics
12 4 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (1.14%) PKI
12 4 (1.14%) Replication
12 4 (1.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 266 (75.57%) Linux
2 103 (29.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 89 (25.28%) Windows
4 82 (23.30%) Unix
5 48 (13.64%) CentOS
6 38 (10.80%) Ubuntu
7 27 (7.67%) Debian
8 20 (5.68%) Android
8 20 (5.68%) Apple iOS
9 19 (5.40%) Windows Server
10 10 (2.84%) Mac OS X
11 9 (2.56%) CoreOS
12 7 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (64.77%) DevOps
2 181 (51.42%) Continuous Integration
3 147 (41.76%) Configuration Management
4 109 (30.97%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (20.45%) High Availability
6 69 (19.60%) TDD
7 61 (17.33%) Scrum
8 57 (16.19%) Mentoring
9 51 (14.49%) Performance Tuning
10 39 (11.08%) E-Commerce
11 37 (10.51%) Open Source
12 35 (9.94%) Kanban
13 34 (9.66%) BDD
13 34 (9.66%) Load Balancing
13 34 (9.66%) Service Delivery
14 32 (9.09%) Concurrent Programming
14 32 (9.09%) DSDM
14 32 (9.09%) Multithreading
14 32 (9.09%) RUP
15 29 (8.24%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 193 (54.83%) Python
2 174 (49.43%) Ruby
3 161 (45.74%) Bash Shell
4 145 (41.19%) Java
5 116 (32.95%) Perl
6 92 (26.14%) PHP
7 44 (12.50%) Go
8 29 (8.24%) C#
9 24 (6.82%) JavaScript
9 24 (6.82%) Scala
10 23 (6.53%) Shell Script
11 20 (5.68%) SQL
12 10 (2.84%) C++
13 6 (1.70%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.85%) Lua
15 2 (0.57%) Clojure
15 2 (0.57%) Haskell
16 1 (0.28%) Groovy
16 1 (0.28%) Korn
16 1 (0.28%) sed
Qualifications
1 20 (5.68%) CCNP
1 20 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (5.11%) CCDE
2 18 (5.11%) CCIE
2 18 (5.11%) CCSP
2 18 (5.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 17 (4.83%) Degree
4 7 (1.99%) CISSP
5 5 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.42%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.85%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.28%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.98%) PCI DSS
2 12 (3.41%) QA
3 4 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 99 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (20.17%) Docker
3 35 (9.94%) Xen
4 25 (7.10%) vSphere
5 18 (5.11%) VirtualBox
6 17 (4.83%) XenServer
7 15 (4.26%) KVM
8 11 (3.13%) iptables
9 10 (2.84%) Postfix
10 8 (2.27%) Active Directory
10 8 (2.27%) NFS
11 7 (1.99%) Samba
12 6 (1.70%) Sendmail
13 4 (1.14%) Varnish
14 3 (0.85%) Corosync
14 3 (0.85%) pfSense
14 3 (0.85%) Squid
15 2 (0.57%) Firmware
15 2 (0.57%) vCloud
16 1 (0.28%) LXC
Systems Management
1 338 (96.02%) Opscode Chef
2 294 (83.52%) Puppet
3 240 (68.18%) Ansible
4 80 (22.73%) Nagios
5 55 (15.63%) Graphite
6 51 (14.49%) Cacti
7 48 (13.64%) Opsview
8 43 (12.22%) CFEngine
9 41 (11.65%) Grafana
10 31 (8.81%) logstash
11 27 (7.67%) FortiGate
12 22 (6.25%) Kibana
12 22 (6.25%) ZABBIX
13 18 (5.11%) Terraform
14 17 (4.83%) Rundeck
15 16 (4.55%) Cobbler
16 10 (2.84%) Ganglia
16 10 (2.84%) Tivoli
16 10 (2.84%) Zenoss
17 9 (2.56%) Munin
Vendors
1 129 (36.65%) Red Hat
2 118 (33.52%) VMware
3 79 (22.44%) Oracle
4 71 (20.17%) F5
5 47 (13.35%) Cisco
6 44 (12.50%) SaltStack
7 36 (10.23%) Microsoft
8 21 (5.97%) Juniper
9 18 (5.11%) Citrix
9 18 (5.11%) Symantec
10 17 (4.83%) Google
11 15 (4.26%) Rackspace
12 14 (3.98%) CheckPoint
13 13 (3.69%) Splunk
14 10 (2.84%) EnterpriseDB
14 10 (2.84%) IBM
14 10 (2.84%) NetApp
14 10 (2.84%) New Relic
15 8 (2.27%) SolarWinds
16 7 (1.99%) HP
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POPSCIENCE
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
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