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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SaltStack
Rank 799 893 880
Rank change year-on-year
+94 -13
Permanent jobs citing SaltStack 101 40 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.033% 0.006%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.071% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 87 36 6
Average salary £70,000 £60,000 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £39,600 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,000 -
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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
51844 56153 51738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.76% 46.65% 47.65%
Number of salaries quoted 41845 45499 42388
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 £70,000 £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 29 June 2015 within the UK.

SaltStack Salary Histogram in the UK

SaltStack
Top 14 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 29 June 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 +121 101 £70,000 +16.66% 15
London +80 84 £70,000 +27.27% 11
City of London +44 8 £71,250 +56.59% 3
East of England - 8 £57,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 8 £65,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 8 £65,000 - 1
Essex - 7 - -
Leeds - 7 £65,000 - 1
South East -7 1 £60,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £60,000 -
Oxford - 1 £60,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £57,500 - 1
Bradford - 1 £34,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £57,500 - 1

SaltStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 140 (92.11%) Puppet
2 128 (84.21%) Opscode Chef
3 116 (76.32%) Linux
4 111 (73.03%) DevOps
5 85 (55.92%) Ansible
6 81 (53.29%) Amazon AWS
7 71 (46.71%) Agile Software Development
8 70 (46.05%) MongoDB
9 69 (45.39%) Python
10 65 (42.76%) Salt
11 61 (40.13%) MySQL
12 59 (38.82%) Java
13 55 (36.18%) Git (software)
14 54 (35.53%) Bash Shell
14 54 (35.53%) Ruby
15 53 (34.87%) Apache Cassandra
16 50 (32.89%) DNS
17 49 (32.24%) PHP
18 48 (31.58%) Apache
18 48 (31.58%) Hadoop
19 47 (30.92%) Configuration Management
20 43 (28.29%) NoSQL
20 43 (28.29%) OpenStack
21 41 (26.97%) Software Engineering
22 40 (26.32%) Jenkins
23 38 (25.00%) VMware
24 37 (24.34%) PostgreSQL
24 37 (24.34%) Redis
25 35 (23.03%) Docker
25 35 (23.03%) SQL

SaltStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 48 (31.58%) Apache
2 43 (28.29%) OpenStack
3 34 (22.37%) Elasticsearch
4 33 (21.71%) Apache Spark
5 32 (21.05%) Apache Solr
6 22 (14.47%) Node.js
7 21 (13.82%) nginx
8 20 (13.16%) Tomcat
9 18 (11.84%) Apache Pig
10 15 (9.87%) CMS
10 15 (9.87%) Drupal
11 13 (8.55%) GlassFish
11 13 (8.55%) WebLogic
11 13 (8.55%) IIS
11 13 (8.55%) JBoss
11 13 (8.55%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 81 (53.29%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (13.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 20 (13.16%) IaaS
4 19 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (9.21%) Sumo Logic
6 13 (8.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (8.55%) IBM SmartCloud
7 6 (3.95%) SaaS
7 6 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.97%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (1.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 50 (32.89%) DNS
2 22 (14.47%) Firewall
3 17 (11.18%) HTTP
4 15 (9.87%) VPN
4 15 (9.87%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (9.87%) SSL
4 15 (9.87%) Internet
4 15 (9.87%) VLAN
5 14 (9.21%) BIG-IP
6 5 (3.29%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (2.63%) Network Security
7 4 (2.63%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.32%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.66%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (46.05%) MongoDB
2 61 (40.13%) MySQL
3 53 (34.87%) Apache Cassandra
4 48 (31.58%) Hadoop
5 43 (28.29%) NoSQL
6 37 (24.34%) Redis
6 37 (24.34%) PostgreSQL
7 34 (22.37%) HBase
8 31 (20.39%) Big Data
9 29 (19.08%) Relational Database
10 24 (15.79%) Apache Hive
11 22 (14.47%) SQL Server
12 15 (9.87%) Impala
13 13 (8.55%) Riak
14 7 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
16 2 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 55 (36.18%) Git (software)
2 40 (26.32%) Jenkins
3 22 (14.47%) Maven
4 20 (13.16%) Subversion
5 17 (11.18%) Grunt
6 14 (9.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (5.92%) JIRA
8 7 (4.61%) Visual Studio
8 7 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (3.29%) PHPUnit
9 5 (3.29%) Behat
10 2 (1.32%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.32%) Hudson
General
1 26 (17.11%) Telecoms
2 21 (13.82%) Retail
3 19 (12.50%) Finance
4 15 (9.87%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.97%) Marketing
5 3 (1.97%) Publishing
5 3 (1.97%) Games
6 1 (0.66%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (27.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (16.45%) Architect
3 18 (11.84%) Systems Engineer
4 17 (11.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 16 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 15 (9.87%) Data Architect
6 15 (9.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (9.87%) Big Data Architect
7 14 (9.21%) Developer
8 13 (8.55%) Automation Engineer
9 10 (6.58%) Java Developer
10 7 (4.61%) Technical Architect
10 7 (4.61%) Administrator
11 6 (3.95%) Senior Software Engineer
12 5 (3.29%) Network Engineer
12 5 (3.29%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (3.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 4 (2.63%) Senior Developer
13 4 (2.63%) Operations Engineer
14 3 (1.97%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.13%) HTML
2 22 (14.47%) CSS
3 18 (11.84%) jQuery
4 17 (11.18%) HTML5
4 17 (11.18%) Web Services
4 17 (11.18%) CSS3
4 17 (11.18%) AngularJS
5 15 (9.87%) REST
6 7 (4.61%) Memcached
7 5 (3.29%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (1.97%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (1.97%) Laravel
8 3 (1.97%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (1.32%) beanstalkd
10 1 (0.66%) ZeroMQ
10 1 (0.66%) Celery
10 1 (0.66%) Django
10 1 (0.66%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.11%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.53%) Replication
3 15 (9.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (5.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.32%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.32%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.32%) User Experience
6 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.66%) Blog
7 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 116 (76.32%) Linux
2 31 (20.39%) UNIX
3 30 (19.74%) Windows
4 24 (15.79%) CoreOS
5 16 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (8.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (7.24%) CentOS
8 10 (6.58%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.97%) Debian
9 3 (1.97%) Fedora
10 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (73.03%) DevOps
2 71 (46.71%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (30.92%) Configuration Management
4 41 (26.97%) Software Engineering
5 34 (22.37%) ITIL
6 31 (20.39%) ETL
6 31 (20.39%) Business Intelligence
7 28 (18.42%) TDD
7 28 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (17.76%) BDD
9 22 (14.47%) Continuous Delivery
10 19 (12.50%) E-Commerce
11 18 (11.84%) MapReduce
12 16 (10.53%) Load Balancing
12 16 (10.53%) Service Management
13 15 (9.87%) Data Management
13 15 (9.87%) ITIL V2
13 15 (9.87%) DDoS Mitigation
14 12 (7.89%) High Availability
15 11 (7.24%) OO
Programming Languages
1 69 (45.39%) Python
2 59 (38.82%) Java
3 54 (35.53%) Ruby
3 54 (35.53%) Bash Shell
4 49 (32.24%) PHP
5 35 (23.03%) SQL
6 33 (21.71%) C++
7 26 (17.11%) JavaScript
8 25 (16.45%) Perl
9 24 (15.79%) Go
9 24 (15.79%) Scala
10 19 (12.50%) C#
11 15 (9.87%) Spark SQL
11 15 (9.87%) PowerShell
12 13 (8.55%) Korn
13 5 (3.29%) C
14 4 (2.63%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.32%) Clojure
16 1 (0.66%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 28 (18.42%) Degree
2 7 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.29%) CCNP
4 1 (0.66%) RHCE
4 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.97%) SLA
3 3 (1.97%) QA
System Software
1 35 (23.03%) Docker
2 34 (22.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (12.50%) Varnish
4 16 (10.53%) VirtualBox
5 15 (9.87%) Hyper-V
5 15 (9.87%) HDFS
6 14 (9.21%) vCloud
7 13 (8.55%) vSphere
8 9 (5.92%) Xen
9 7 (4.61%) KVM
10 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
11 1 (0.66%) NFS
11 1 (0.66%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 140 (92.11%) Puppet
2 128 (84.21%) Opscode Chef
3 85 (55.92%) Ansible
4 65 (42.76%) Salt
5 31 (20.39%) Vagrant
6 30 (19.74%) Nagios
7 16 (10.53%) Kubernetes
8 15 (9.87%) ZABBIX
9 9 (5.92%) Graphite
10 6 (3.95%) logstash
11 5 (3.29%) collectd
11 5 (3.29%) StatsD
12 4 (2.63%) Pingdom
12 4 (2.63%) Cacti
12 4 (2.63%) HAProxy
13 2 (1.32%) CFEngine
13 2 (1.32%) Capistrano
14 1 (0.66%) Kibana
Vendors
1 38 (25.00%) VMware
2 35 (23.03%) Oracle
3 31 (20.39%) Rackspace
4 25 (16.45%) Red Hat
5 24 (15.79%) Google
6 19 (12.50%) Splunk
7 15 (9.87%) Reuters
7 15 (9.87%) New Relic
8 13 (8.55%) F5
8 13 (8.55%) IBM
9 9 (5.92%) Atlassian
10 7 (4.61%) Cisco
11 5 (3.29%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.63%) Citrix
12 4 (2.63%) Percona
12 4 (2.63%) AppDynamics
13 3 (1.97%) Microsoft
14 2 (1.32%) SolarWinds
14 2 (1.32%) Cloudera
15 1 (0.66%) Apple
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Penta Consulting
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + benefits +bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
RSA
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Vodafone Group
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EE
Salary: COMPETITIVE+BENEFITS
Posted: 24 days ago