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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SaltStack
Rank 826 847 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs citing SaltStack 60 25 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.024% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.051% -
Number of salaries quoted 51 19 0
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -

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
50441 49470 51504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.75% 47.60% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 41589 39334 43095
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 23 January 2015 within the UK.

SaltStack Salary Histogram in the UK

SaltStack
Top 16 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 23 January 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 +39 50 £65,000 +48.57% 7
London +7 37 £65,000 +36.84% 5
Essex - 6 - -
East of England - 6 - - 1
South East - 6 £53,750 -
Berkshire - 3 £55,000 -
Reading - 3 £47,500 -
Surrey - 2 £52,500 -
City of London -6 1 - - 2
West Midlands -22 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Slough - 1 £55,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £55,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £55,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £32,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £30,000 -
Kent - 1 £32,500 -

SaltStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 116 (93.55%) Linux
2 110 (88.71%) Puppet
3 102 (82.26%) Opscode Chef
4 94 (75.81%) DevOps
5 84 (67.74%) Python
6 69 (55.65%) Git (software)
7 67 (54.03%) Agile Software Development
8 64 (51.61%) Ruby
8 64 (51.61%) Ansible
9 57 (45.97%) Salt
9 57 (45.97%) Continuous Integration
9 57 (45.97%) Java
10 49 (39.52%) Perl
10 49 (39.52%) OpenStack
10 49 (39.52%) Jenkins
11 48 (38.71%) Windows
12 43 (34.68%) Configuration Management
12 43 (34.68%) Bash Shell
13 42 (33.87%) UNIX
14 36 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
15 33 (26.61%) NoSQL
15 33 (26.61%) Tomcat
16 32 (25.81%) Vagrant
17 31 (25.00%) MongoDB
17 31 (25.00%) Ubuntu
17 31 (25.00%) Subversion
18 30 (24.19%) VMware
18 30 (24.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 29 (23.39%) Rackspace
20 28 (22.58%) MySQL

SaltStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 49 (39.52%) OpenStack
2 33 (26.61%) Tomcat
3 22 (17.74%) Apache
4 21 (16.94%) nginx
5 16 (12.90%) Confluence
6 12 (9.68%) JBoss
6 12 (9.68%) Node.js
7 11 (8.87%) WebLogic
7 11 (8.87%) IIS
7 11 (8.87%) GlassFish
7 11 (8.87%) WebSphere
8 10 (8.06%) MediaWiki
8 10 (8.06%) TWiki
9 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.81%) Tornado
9 1 (0.81%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 36 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (21.77%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (10.48%) GitHub
4 11 (8.87%) IBM SmartCloud
5 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.42%) PaaS
6 2 (1.61%) IaaS
7 1 (0.81%) Office 365
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.97%) TCP/IP
2 18 (14.52%) Network Security
3 17 (13.71%) DNS
4 15 (12.10%) BIG-IP
5 5 (4.03%) HTTP
5 5 (4.03%) SNMP
5 5 (4.03%) Firewall
6 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.61%) NoSQL
2 31 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 28 (22.58%) MySQL
4 23 (18.55%) Redis
4 23 (18.55%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (9.68%) Relational Database
6 11 (8.87%) SQL Server
7 5 (4.03%) Big Data
8 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 69 (55.65%) Git (software)
2 49 (39.52%) Jenkins
3 31 (25.00%) Subversion
4 26 (20.97%) Maven
5 25 (20.16%) TeamCity
6 23 (18.55%) Artifactory
7 16 (12.90%) JIRA
8 14 (11.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (10.48%) Mercurial
10 11 (8.87%) Gerrit
11 10 (8.06%) Bugzilla
11 10 (8.06%) Ant
11 10 (8.06%) Hudson
11 10 (8.06%) MSBuild
11 10 (8.06%) Gradle
11 10 (8.06%) GitLab
12 4 (3.23%) Juju
13 1 (0.81%) Behat
13 1 (0.81%) PHPUnit
13 1 (0.81%) JUnit
General
1 13 (10.48%) Finance
1 13 (10.48%) Front Office
2 5 (4.03%) Publishing
3 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Korean Language
4 1 (0.81%) Games
4 1 (0.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (39.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (17.74%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (11.29%) Administrator
3 14 (11.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 11 (8.87%) Automation Engineer
5 10 (8.06%) Developer
5 10 (8.06%) Build Engineer
6 9 (7.26%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (7.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.23%) Python Developer
9 3 (2.42%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (2.42%) Operations Analyst
9 3 (2.42%) Analyst
9 3 (2.42%) Senior Developer
10 2 (1.61%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (1.61%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 2 (1.61%) UNIX Administrator
10 2 (1.61%) Operations Engineer
11 1 (0.81%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.71%) HTML
2 15 (12.10%) Web Services
3 14 (11.29%) HTML5
4 9 (7.26%) Django
5 6 (4.84%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (3.23%) XML
6 4 (3.23%) JSON
6 4 (3.23%) RESTful
6 4 (3.23%) Backbone.js
7 3 (2.42%) Sass
7 3 (2.42%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (2.42%) CSS
8 2 (1.61%) jQuery
8 2 (1.61%) Memcached
9 1 (0.81%) Ember.js
9 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.81%) JAX-RS
9 1 (0.81%) Celery
9 1 (0.81%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (6.45%) Open Source
3 7 (5.65%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.23%) Clustering
4 4 (3.23%) IPTV
5 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.61%) User Experience
6 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 116 (93.55%) Linux
2 48 (38.71%) Windows
3 42 (33.87%) UNIX
4 31 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 30 (24.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (9.68%) CentOS
7 11 (8.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.03%) Fedora
9 4 (3.23%) SUSE
9 4 (3.23%) CoreOS
10 3 (2.42%) OS/2
11 1 (0.81%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (75.81%) DevOps
2 67 (54.03%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (45.97%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (34.68%) Configuration Management
5 27 (21.77%) E-Commerce
6 23 (18.55%) OO
7 20 (16.13%) OOP
8 16 (12.90%) Scrum
9 15 (12.10%) Load Balancing
10 13 (10.48%) Kanban
11 11 (8.87%) ITIL
12 9 (7.26%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (7.26%) Workflow
12 9 (7.26%) Software Engineering
13 6 (4.84%) Performance Testing
13 6 (4.84%) Analytics
13 6 (4.84%) Customer Insight
14 5 (4.03%) Capacity Planning
15 4 (3.23%) High Availability
16 3 (2.42%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 84 (67.74%) Python
2 64 (51.61%) Ruby
3 57 (45.97%) Java
4 49 (39.52%) Perl
5 43 (34.68%) Bash Shell
6 13 (10.48%) SQL
7 12 (9.68%) PHP
8 11 (8.87%) PowerShell
8 11 (8.87%) Korn
9 10 (8.06%) Groovy
10 9 (7.26%) Shell Script
11 8 (6.45%) C
12 5 (4.03%) JavaScript
13 4 (3.23%) C++
14 3 (2.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (16.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.45%) QA
1 8 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (20.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (12.10%) vSphere
3 11 (8.87%) Hyper-V
3 11 (8.87%) vCloud
4 8 (6.45%) KVM
4 8 (6.45%) Varnish
5 5 (4.03%) Docker
6 4 (3.23%) Xen
6 4 (3.23%) Ceph
7 1 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 110 (88.71%) Puppet
2 102 (82.26%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (51.61%) Ansible
4 57 (45.97%) Salt
5 32 (25.81%) Vagrant
6 24 (19.35%) Graphite
7 22 (17.74%) logstash
8 20 (16.13%) collectd
8 20 (16.13%) StatsD
9 16 (12.90%) Nagios
10 12 (9.68%) ZABBIX
11 4 (3.23%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.81%) Capistrano
12 1 (0.81%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 30 (24.19%) VMware
2 29 (23.39%) Rackspace
3 23 (18.55%) Red Hat
4 11 (8.87%) F5
4 11 (8.87%) Oracle
4 11 (8.87%) IBM
5 9 (7.26%) New Relic
6 4 (3.23%) Google
6 4 (3.23%) Percona
7 3 (2.42%) Microsoft
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