The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of SaltStack products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaltStack over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within SaltStack.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SaltStack
Rank 866 868 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing SaltStack 39 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.010% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.070% 0.021% -
Number of salaries quoted 35 10 0
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 - -
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55332 52343 56948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.22% 48.11% 48.29%
Number of salaries quoted 44428 42815 48036
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,088
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SaltStack
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SaltStack within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SaltStack Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SaltStack
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaltStack within the UK.

SaltStack Salary Trend in the UK

SaltStack
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaltStack over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 within the UK.

SaltStack Salary Histogram in the UK

SaltStack
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaltStack within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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 -2 38 £60,000 -7.69% 2
London -26 29 £60,000 -7.69% 2
Manchester - 4 £67,500 -
Surrey - 4 £60,000 -
North West - 4 £67,500 -
South East - 4 £60,000 -
City of London -11 1 - -
South West - 1 £60,000 -
Essex - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £60,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £40,000 - 1
Scotland - 1 £40,000 - 1
East of England - 1 - -

SaltStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SaltStack 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 SaltStack.

1 84 (95.45%) Puppet
2 81 (92.05%) Linux
3 75 (85.23%) Python
4 70 (79.55%) Opscode Chef
5 59 (67.05%) DevOps
5 59 (67.05%) Ruby
6 53 (60.23%) Salt
7 48 (54.55%) Java
8 42 (47.73%) Perl
9 39 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (44.32%) OpenStack
10 35 (39.77%) MongoDB
11 34 (38.64%) Rackspace
12 33 (37.50%) KVM
13 32 (36.36%) Configuration Management
14 31 (35.23%) MySQL
14 31 (35.23%) PostgreSQL
14 31 (35.23%) Redis
15 29 (32.95%) NoSQL
16 28 (31.82%) VMware
16 28 (31.82%) E-Commerce
17 27 (30.68%) Software Engineering
18 26 (29.55%) Ubuntu
18 26 (29.55%) Computer Science
18 26 (29.55%) OO
18 26 (29.55%) Red Hat
18 26 (29.55%) Varnish
19 25 (28.41%) Vagrant
19 25 (28.41%) BIG-IP
20 24 (27.27%) Xen

SaltStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SaltStack 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 SaltStack. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (44.32%) OpenStack
2 19 (21.59%) Apache
3 12 (13.64%) Tomcat
4 10 (11.36%) nginx
5 7 (7.95%) Confluence
6 3 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (3.41%) IIS
7 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.14%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.14%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.14%) Jetty
7 1 (1.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (22.73%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (19.32%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.68%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.41%) GitHub
5 1 (1.14%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (1.14%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (1.14%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.41%) BIG-IP
2 19 (21.59%) TCP/IP
3 8 (9.09%) DNS
4 7 (7.95%) Network Security
5 5 (5.68%) SAN
6 4 (4.55%) Internet
7 3 (3.41%) SMTP
7 3 (3.41%) SNMP
8 2 (2.27%) Firewall
8 2 (2.27%) NAS
9 1 (1.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (39.77%) MongoDB
2 31 (35.23%) Redis
2 31 (35.23%) MySQL
2 31 (35.23%) PostgreSQL
3 29 (32.95%) NoSQL
4 8 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.68%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (2.27%) Big Data
7 1 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 20 (22.73%) Jenkins
3 11 (12.50%) Juju
4 7 (7.95%) JIRA
4 7 (7.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.41%) Selenium
5 3 (3.41%) FishEye
6 2 (2.27%) Subversion
7 1 (1.14%) Maven
General
1 3 (3.41%) Banking
2 2 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (1.14%) Billing
3 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.14%) Finance
3 1 (1.14%) Advertising
3 1 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (31.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (28.41%) Linux Administrator
3 24 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
4 20 (22.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 19 (21.59%) Administrator
6 17 (19.32%) Developer
7 12 (13.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.55%) UNIX Administrator
10 3 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
11 2 (2.27%) Consultant
11 2 (2.27%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 2 (2.27%) Linux Consultant
11 2 (2.27%) Senior Linux Administrator
11 2 (2.27%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
11 2 (2.27%) GUI Developer
11 2 (2.27%) Windows Systems Engineer
11 2 (2.27%) Automation Engineer
11 2 (2.27%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.50%) XML
1 11 (12.50%) JSON
1 11 (12.50%) Django
1 11 (12.50%) RESTful
2 7 (7.95%) Web Services
3 4 (4.55%) CSS3
3 4 (4.55%) HTML5
3 4 (4.55%) jQuery
3 4 (4.55%) HTML
3 4 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (1.14%) LAMP
4 1 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.14%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.14%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.14%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (29.55%) Computer Science
2 20 (22.73%) Open Source
3 13 (14.77%) Clustering
4 6 (6.82%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.27%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.27%) IPTV
6 1 (1.14%) Blog
6 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 81 (92.05%) Linux
2 26 (29.55%) Ubuntu
3 24 (27.27%) CentOS
4 22 (25.00%) UNIX
5 21 (23.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (13.64%) Windows
7 11 (12.50%) SUSE
8 8 (9.09%) Fedora
9 2 (2.27%) OS/2
10 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (67.05%) DevOps
2 39 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 28 (31.82%) E-Commerce
5 27 (30.68%) Software Engineering
6 26 (29.55%) OO
7 24 (27.27%) OOP
8 15 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (13.64%) Analytics
10 10 (11.36%) Customer Insight
11 8 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (7.95%) High Availability
13 5 (5.68%) Workflow
14 4 (4.55%) Web Development
15 3 (3.41%) Refactoring
15 3 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
15 3 (3.41%) Performance Testing
16 2 (2.27%) Requirements Management
16 2 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
17 1 (1.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 75 (85.23%) Python
2 59 (67.05%) Ruby
3 48 (54.55%) Java
4 42 (47.73%) Perl
5 24 (27.27%) Bash Shell
6 11 (12.50%) SQL
7 8 (9.09%) PHP
8 7 (7.95%) JavaScript
8 7 (7.95%) Shell Script
9 6 (6.82%) C
10 5 (5.68%) Scala
11 1 (1.14%) Korn
11 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (14.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (37.50%) KVM
2 26 (29.55%) Varnish
3 24 (27.27%) Xen
4 21 (23.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (18.18%) vSphere
6 4 (4.55%) Active Directory
6 4 (4.55%) Docker
7 3 (3.41%) VirtualBox
7 3 (3.41%) NFS
8 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 84 (95.45%) Puppet
2 70 (79.55%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (60.23%) Salt
4 25 (28.41%) Vagrant
5 24 (27.27%) HAProxy
6 23 (26.14%) logstash
7 19 (21.59%) collectd
7 19 (21.59%) StatsD
8 18 (20.45%) Nagios
9 10 (11.36%) Ansible
10 8 (9.09%) ZABBIX
11 7 (7.95%) Ganglia
12 4 (4.55%) YUM
13 3 (3.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (38.64%) Rackspace
2 28 (31.82%) VMware
3 26 (29.55%) Red Hat
4 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.55%) New Relic
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle
7 1 (1.14%) JBoss
7 1 (1.14%) IBM
7 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.14%) Google
7 1 (1.14%) F5
7 1 (1.14%) Splunk
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago