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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SaltStack
Rank 845 868 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Permanent jobs citing SaltStack 48 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.008% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.088% 0.018% -
Number of salaries quoted 44 9 0
Average salary £57,500 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 - -

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
54319 50888 56959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.29% 47.92% 48.76%
Number of salaries quoted 43084 41649 47782
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +8 42 £57,500 -11.53% 7
London +22 36 £57,500 -11.53% 6
Edinburgh - 5 £40,000 -
Scotland - 5 £40,000 -
City of London -1 3 £65,000 -10.34% 3
South East - 3 £55,000 - 1
Surrey - 3 £55,000 - 1
North West - 2 £63,750 -
Manchester - 2 £63,750 -
Essex - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £60,000 -
South West - 1 £60,000 -
East of England - 1 - -

SaltStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 85 (95.51%) Puppet
2 83 (93.26%) Linux
3 76 (85.39%) Python
4 71 (79.78%) Opscode Chef
5 63 (70.79%) Ruby
6 62 (69.66%) DevOps
7 54 (60.67%) Perl
8 50 (56.18%) Salt
9 40 (44.94%) Java
10 36 (40.45%) Ubuntu
11 34 (38.20%) Cloud Computing
12 33 (37.08%) Git (software)
12 33 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
13 32 (35.96%) Bash Shell
13 32 (35.96%) OpenStack
14 31 (34.83%) VMware
15 30 (33.71%) TCP/IP
16 27 (30.34%) Red Hat
16 27 (30.34%) KVM
17 26 (29.21%) UNIX
18 25 (28.09%) CentOS
18 25 (28.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 25 (28.09%) Jenkins
18 25 (28.09%) MongoDB
19 24 (26.97%) VMware Infrastructure
20 23 (25.84%) Nagios
20 23 (25.84%) Rackspace
21 22 (24.72%) MySQL
22 21 (23.60%) PostgreSQL
22 21 (23.60%) Amazon AWS

SaltStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (35.96%) OpenStack
2 19 (21.35%) Apache
3 13 (14.61%) nginx
4 11 (12.36%) Tomcat
5 7 (7.87%) Confluence
6 3 (3.37%) IIS
6 3 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.12%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.12%) Jetty
7 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.12%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 34 (38.20%) Cloud Computing
2 21 (23.60%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.62%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.37%) GitHub
5 1 (1.12%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.12%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (1.12%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (33.71%) TCP/IP
2 15 (16.85%) BIG-IP
3 6 (6.74%) DNS
4 5 (5.62%) SNMP
4 5 (5.62%) Firewall
5 4 (4.49%) Internet
6 3 (3.37%) Network Security
6 3 (3.37%) SAN
7 2 (2.25%) NAS
8 1 (1.12%) VPN
8 1 (1.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.09%) MongoDB
2 22 (24.72%) MySQL
3 21 (23.60%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (22.47%) Redis
4 20 (22.47%) NoSQL
5 9 (10.11%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.62%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (3.37%) Big Data
8 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.12%) DB2
8 1 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 33 (37.08%) Git (software)
2 25 (28.09%) Jenkins
3 15 (16.85%) Juju
4 7 (7.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (7.87%) JIRA
5 3 (3.37%) Selenium
5 3 (3.37%) FishEye
6 1 (1.12%) Subversion
6 1 (1.12%) Maven
General
1 4 (4.49%) Banking
2 2 (2.25%) Marketing
3 1 (1.12%) Billing
3 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.12%) Finance
3 1 (1.12%) Advertising
3 1 (1.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (35.96%) Systems Administrator
2 25 (28.09%) Linux Administrator
3 23 (25.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 23 (25.84%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (22.47%) Administrator
5 16 (17.98%) Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.49%) UNIX Administrator
9 3 (3.37%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.25%) Cloud Engineer
10 2 (2.25%) DevOps Consultant
10 2 (2.25%) Consultant
10 2 (2.25%) GUI Developer
10 2 (2.25%) Windows Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.25%) Senior Linux Administrator
10 2 (2.25%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.25%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.85%) JSON
1 15 (16.85%) RESTful
1 15 (16.85%) Django
1 15 (16.85%) XML
2 11 (12.36%) Web Services
3 4 (4.49%) HTML
3 4 (4.49%) CSS
4 3 (3.37%) jQuery
4 3 (3.37%) HTML5
4 3 (3.37%) CSS3
5 1 (1.12%) LAMP
5 1 (1.12%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.12%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.12%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.35%) Open Source
2 17 (19.10%) Clustering
3 15 (16.85%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.74%) IPTV
5 2 (2.25%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.25%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 83 (93.26%) Linux
2 36 (40.45%) Ubuntu
3 26 (29.21%) UNIX
4 25 (28.09%) CentOS
4 25 (28.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (16.85%) SUSE
6 11 (12.36%) Windows
7 8 (8.99%) Fedora
8 4 (4.49%) OS/2
9 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (69.66%) DevOps
2 33 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (21.35%) Configuration Management
4 17 (19.10%) E-Commerce
4 17 (19.10%) Analytics
5 16 (17.98%) Software Engineering
6 15 (16.85%) OO
6 15 (16.85%) Customer Insight
7 14 (15.73%) OOP
8 10 (11.24%) Workflow
8 10 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (8.99%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (5.62%) Performance Testing
11 4 (4.49%) Web Development
12 3 (3.37%) Refactoring
12 3 (3.37%) High Availability
13 2 (2.25%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (2.25%) Requirements Management
14 1 (1.12%) Data Analysis
14 1 (1.12%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 76 (85.39%) Python
2 63 (70.79%) Ruby
3 54 (60.67%) Perl
4 40 (44.94%) Java
5 32 (35.96%) Bash Shell
6 15 (16.85%) SQL
7 12 (13.48%) Shell Script
8 9 (10.11%) PHP
9 6 (6.74%) JavaScript
9 6 (6.74%) C
10 5 (5.62%) Scala
11 1 (1.12%) Korn
11 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (10.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (30.34%) KVM
2 24 (26.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (22.47%) vSphere
4 16 (17.98%) Varnish
5 14 (15.73%) Xen
6 4 (4.49%) Docker
6 4 (4.49%) Active Directory
7 3 (3.37%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.12%) NFS
8 1 (1.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 85 (95.51%) Puppet
2 71 (79.78%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (56.18%) Salt
4 23 (25.84%) Nagios
5 14 (15.73%) HAProxy
5 14 (15.73%) Vagrant
5 14 (15.73%) Ansible
5 14 (15.73%) ZABBIX
6 13 (14.61%) logstash
7 8 (8.99%) Ganglia
7 8 (8.99%) collectd
7 8 (8.99%) StatsD
8 4 (4.49%) YUM
9 1 (1.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (34.83%) VMware
2 27 (30.34%) Red Hat
3 23 (25.84%) Rackspace
4 10 (11.24%) New Relic
5 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle
7 1 (1.12%) Google
7 1 (1.12%) JBoss
7 1 (1.12%) IBM
7 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.12%) Splunk
7 1 (1.12%) F5
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