The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SaltStack
Rank 832 854 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Permanent jobs citing SaltStack 53 41 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.036% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.077% -
Number of salaries quoted 45 31 0
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £57,500 -
% change year-on-year
-30.43% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
51010 53144 52022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.23% 47.05% 48.64%
Number of salaries quoted 41239 42284 42512
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 26 March 2015 within the UK.

SaltStack Salary Histogram in the UK

SaltStack
Top 20 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 26 March 2015. 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 +26 49 £55,000 -4.34% 7
London +54 37 £57,500 -4.16% 5
East of England +19 6 - - 1
Essex - 6 - -
South East +3 5 £31,000 -46.08%
City of London +11 3 £60,000 +15.38% 4
Reading - 3 £47,500 -
Berkshire - 3 £39,250 -
Surrey +8 2 £31,000 -46.08%
Wokingham - 2 £43,000 -
Slough - 2 £43,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 £43,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £32,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £30,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £31,000 -
Woking - 1 £31,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £31,000 -
Kent - 1 £32,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £30,000 -
Farnborough - 1 £31,000 -

SaltStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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.

1 109 (94.78%) Linux
2 102 (88.70%) Puppet
3 91 (79.13%) Opscode Chef
4 87 (75.65%) DevOps
5 64 (55.65%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (54.78%) Python
7 60 (52.17%) Git (software)
8 57 (49.57%) Ansible
9 55 (47.83%) Java
10 54 (46.96%) Continuous Integration
11 53 (46.09%) Configuration Management
12 51 (44.35%) Ruby
13 48 (41.74%) Salt
14 47 (40.87%) Windows
15 45 (39.13%) OpenStack
16 43 (37.39%) Jenkins
17 42 (36.52%) UNIX
18 38 (33.04%) Perl
19 36 (31.30%) Subversion
20 35 (30.43%) MySQL
20 35 (30.43%) Bash Shell
21 32 (27.83%) Tomcat
21 32 (27.83%) Amazon AWS
22 31 (26.96%) Apache
22 31 (26.96%) E-Commerce
23 30 (26.09%) Vagrant
24 29 (25.22%) VMware
24 29 (25.22%) NoSQL
24 29 (25.22%) Rackspace
25 25 (21.74%) MongoDB

SaltStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 45 (39.13%) OpenStack
2 32 (27.83%) Tomcat
3 31 (26.96%) Apache
4 18 (15.65%) nginx
5 16 (13.91%) Confluence
6 14 (12.17%) JBoss
7 13 (11.30%) WebLogic
7 13 (11.30%) IIS
7 13 (11.30%) WebSphere
7 13 (11.30%) GlassFish
8 10 (8.70%) Node.js
8 10 (8.70%) MediaWiki
8 10 (8.70%) TWiki
9 5 (4.35%) Drupal
9 5 (4.35%) CMS
10 1 (0.87%) Mule
10 1 (0.87%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 32 (27.83%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (11.30%) IBM SmartCloud
2 13 (11.30%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (8.70%) GitHub
4 6 (5.22%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (3.48%) IaaS
6 3 (2.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (19.13%) DNS
2 15 (13.04%) BIG-IP
3 14 (12.17%) Network Security
4 9 (7.83%) Firewall
4 9 (7.83%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.35%) VPN
5 5 (4.35%) HTTP
5 5 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (4.35%) SSL
5 5 (4.35%) VLAN
6 2 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.87%) Internet
7 1 (0.87%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (30.43%) MySQL
2 29 (25.22%) NoSQL
3 25 (21.74%) MongoDB
4 21 (18.26%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (18.26%) Redis
5 13 (11.30%) Relational Database
5 13 (11.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 60 (52.17%) Git (software)
2 43 (37.39%) Jenkins
3 36 (31.30%) Subversion
4 23 (20.00%) Maven
5 20 (17.39%) TeamCity
5 20 (17.39%) Artifactory
6 16 (13.91%) JIRA
6 16 (13.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (10.43%) Mercurial
8 11 (9.57%) Gerrit
9 10 (8.70%) MSBuild
9 10 (8.70%) GitLab
9 10 (8.70%) Hudson
9 10 (8.70%) Gradle
9 10 (8.70%) Bugzilla
9 10 (8.70%) Ant
10 5 (4.35%) Behat
10 5 (4.35%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.87%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.87%) JUnit
General
1 15 (13.04%) Finance
2 10 (8.70%) Front Office
3 6 (5.22%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.35%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.48%) Publishing
6 3 (2.61%) Retail
7 1 (0.87%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (46.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 13 (11.30%) Automation Engineer
4 10 (8.70%) Build Engineer
5 9 (7.83%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (6.09%) Developer
6 7 (6.09%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (6.09%) Administrator
7 6 (5.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.61%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.61%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (2.61%) Network Engineer
9 3 (2.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.61%) Linux Administrator
10 2 (1.74%) Architect
10 2 (1.74%) Software Engineer
10 2 (1.74%) Consultant
10 2 (1.74%) DevOps Consultant
10 2 (1.74%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.57%) HTML
2 10 (8.70%) Web Services
2 10 (8.70%) HTML5
3 6 (5.22%) Memcached
4 5 (4.35%) REST
5 4 (3.48%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (2.61%) Laravel
6 3 (2.61%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (2.61%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (1.74%) Django
7 2 (1.74%) jQuery
8 1 (0.87%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.87%) Spring
8 1 (0.87%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.87%) JAX-RS
8 1 (0.87%) Ember.js
8 1 (0.87%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.87%) ZeroMQ
8 1 (0.87%) Celery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 8 (6.96%) Open Source
2 5 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.74%) User Experience
3 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.74%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.87%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 109 (94.78%) Linux
2 47 (40.87%) Windows
3 42 (36.52%) UNIX
4 24 (20.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (13.04%) Ubuntu
6 13 (11.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (9.57%) CentOS
8 6 (5.22%) Fedora
9 4 (3.48%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.87%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (75.65%) DevOps
2 64 (55.65%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (46.96%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (46.09%) Configuration Management
5 31 (26.96%) E-Commerce
6 23 (20.00%) OO
7 19 (16.52%) OOP
8 18 (15.65%) ITIL
9 17 (14.78%) Load Balancing
10 16 (13.91%) Scrum
11 13 (11.30%) Kanban
12 11 (9.57%) High Availability
13 10 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (6.09%) TDD
14 7 (6.09%) Software Engineering
15 6 (5.22%) BDD
16 5 (4.35%) ITIL V2
16 5 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
16 5 (4.35%) Data Management
16 5 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (54.78%) Python
2 55 (47.83%) Java
3 51 (44.35%) Ruby
4 38 (33.04%) Perl
5 35 (30.43%) Bash Shell
6 20 (17.39%) PHP
7 16 (13.91%) SQL
8 13 (11.30%) Korn
8 13 (11.30%) PowerShell
9 11 (9.57%) Groovy
10 8 (6.96%) C
11 5 (4.35%) Scala
12 4 (3.48%) C++
13 3 (2.61%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (13.91%) Degree
2 4 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.74%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.96%) QA
2 5 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.48%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (12.17%) vCloud
3 13 (11.30%) Hyper-V
3 13 (11.30%) vSphere
4 11 (9.57%) Varnish
5 6 (5.22%) KVM
5 6 (5.22%) Docker
5 6 (5.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 102 (88.70%) Puppet
2 91 (79.13%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (49.57%) Ansible
4 48 (41.74%) Salt
5 30 (26.09%) Vagrant
6 18 (15.65%) Graphite
7 15 (13.04%) logstash
7 15 (13.04%) collectd
7 15 (13.04%) StatsD
8 11 (9.57%) Nagios
9 2 (1.74%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.74%) Cacti
9 2 (1.74%) Capistrano
9 2 (1.74%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.74%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 29 (25.22%) VMware
1 29 (25.22%) Rackspace
2 23 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 13 (11.30%) Oracle
3 13 (11.30%) IBM
3 13 (11.30%) F5
4 5 (4.35%) Reuters
5 4 (3.48%) Percona
5 4 (3.48%) Cisco
5 4 (3.48%) Google
6 2 (1.74%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.74%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.74%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.87%) New Relic
7 1 (0.87%) SolarWinds
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