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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaltStack over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SaltStack
Rank 826 853 961
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +108
Permanent jobs citing SaltStack 85 128 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.12% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.25% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 64 104 36
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £46,950 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,250 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-14.80% +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
43250 50773 55009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.17% 46.30% 46.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35072 41126 44106
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SaltStack
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing SaltStack as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 July 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaltStack within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 79 £65,000 - 11
London 0 61 £70,000 - 8
South West - 7 £35,000 - 2
City of London +65 6 £72,500 +3.57% 2
Scotland - 6 £60,000 -
South East +19 5 £25,000 -58.33%
Reading - 5 £25,000 -
Berkshire - 5 £25,000 -
Bristol - 4 £35,000 - 2
North West +22 2 £55,000 +37.50%
Manchester -7 2 £55,000 +37.50%
Hayes - 2 £80,000 -
Hackney - 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £47,500 -
Gloucester - 2 £47,500 -
Yorkshire +20 1 £60,000 -7.69%
Sheffield - 1 £60,000 -
Corsham - 1 £65,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £65,000 -

SaltStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing SaltStack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SaltStack.

1 177 (91.71%) Puppet
2 161 (83.42%) Opscode Chef
3 152 (78.76%) Ansible
4 124 (64.25%) Linux
5 120 (62.18%) DevOps
6 117 (60.62%) Amazon AWS
7 93 (48.19%) Python
8 70 (36.27%) Ruby
9 65 (33.68%) Java
10 60 (31.09%) VMware
11 56 (29.02%) Agile Software Development
12 54 (27.98%) VMware Infrastructure
13 53 (27.46%) MySQL
14 49 (25.39%) Docker
15 48 (24.87%) Red Hat
16 46 (23.83%) Jenkins
17 44 (22.80%) Bash Shell
17 44 (22.80%) Git (software)
18 43 (22.28%) Ubuntu
18 43 (22.28%) PHP
19 42 (21.76%) Nagios
20 40 (20.73%) Hadoop
20 40 (20.73%) Apache Cassandra
21 39 (20.21%) CentOS
21 39 (20.21%) Configuration Management
22 38 (19.69%) Windows
23 37 (19.17%) PostgreSQL
23 37 (19.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 37 (19.17%) Software Engineering
24 36 (18.65%) Amazon EC2

SaltStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (18.13%) OpenStack
2 23 (11.92%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (11.40%) Apache
3 22 (11.40%) Apache Spark
4 21 (10.88%) Apache Solr
5 13 (6.74%) Apache Pig
6 11 (5.70%) nginx
6 11 (5.70%) Tomcat
7 7 (3.63%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (3.11%) IIS
9 4 (2.07%) JBoss
10 3 (1.55%) Confluence
10 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.55%) MS Exchange
11 2 (1.04%) GlassFish
11 2 (1.04%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (4.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.59%) MS Office
3 3 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 117 (60.62%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (18.65%) Amazon EC2
3 24 (12.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (12.44%) Route 53
4 20 (10.36%) IaaS
5 16 (8.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (6.22%) DigitalOcean
7 11 (5.70%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (4.66%) Sumo Logic
9 8 (4.15%) Linode
10 7 (3.63%) Amazon S3
11 6 (3.11%) GitHub
11 6 (3.11%) SaaS
12 5 (2.59%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (2.59%) Google Apps
13 4 (2.07%) Amazon ELB
14 3 (1.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 3 (1.55%) Office 365
14 3 (1.55%) OpenShift
14 3 (1.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.40%) DNS
2 21 (10.88%) Internet
3 19 (9.84%) Firewall
4 14 (7.25%) HTTP
5 11 (5.70%) TCP/IP
6 7 (3.63%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (3.63%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (3.11%) DHCP
8 5 (2.59%) SAN
9 4 (2.07%) LDAP
9 4 (2.07%) NAS
9 4 (2.07%) SMTP
10 3 (1.55%) MRTG
10 3 (1.55%) VPN
11 2 (1.04%) BIG-IP
11 2 (1.04%) tcpdump
12 1 (0.52%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.52%) OSPF
12 1 (0.52%) VLAN
12 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (27.46%) MySQL
2 40 (20.73%) Apache Cassandra
2 40 (20.73%) Hadoop
3 37 (19.17%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (16.06%) MongoDB
5 26 (13.47%) NoSQL
6 24 (12.44%) Relational Database
7 21 (10.88%) Big Data
7 21 (10.88%) HBase
8 18 (9.33%) Redis
8 18 (9.33%) SQL Server
9 15 (7.77%) Apache Hive
10 14 (7.25%) DataStax
11 8 (4.15%) Riak
12 5 (2.59%) GIS
13 4 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (1.55%) DataStage
14 3 (1.55%) IBM InfoSphere
15 2 (1.04%) Impala
15 2 (1.04%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 46 (23.83%) Jenkins
2 44 (22.80%) Git (software)
3 28 (14.51%) Vagrant
4 15 (7.77%) Maven
4 15 (7.77%) Subversion
5 12 (6.22%) GitLab
5 12 (6.22%) Grunt
6 10 (5.18%) Sonatype Nexus
7 9 (4.66%) TeamCity
8 8 (4.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (4.15%) Travis CI
9 7 (3.63%) Bitbucket
10 6 (3.11%) JIRA
11 5 (2.59%) WebDriver
12 4 (2.07%) JMeter
12 4 (2.07%) NeoLoad
12 4 (2.07%) The Grinder
13 3 (1.55%) Ant
13 3 (1.55%) Hudson
13 3 (1.55%) Selenium
General
1 32 (16.58%) Finance
2 15 (7.77%) Retail
3 9 (4.66%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.11%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.11%) Publishing
5 5 (2.59%) Italian Language
5 5 (2.59%) Marketing
6 3 (1.55%) Electronics
6 3 (1.55%) Legal
7 2 (1.04%) Games
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 88 (45.60%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (15.54%) AWS DevOps
3 29 (15.03%) AWS Engineer
4 25 (12.95%) Linux Engineer
5 24 (12.44%) Architect
6 21 (10.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 19 (9.84%) Big Data Architect
7 19 (9.84%) Data Architect
8 15 (7.77%) Senior DevOps
8 15 (7.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 14 (7.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 13 (6.74%) Cassandra Architect
10 13 (6.74%) Hadoop Architect
11 12 (6.22%) Automation Engineer
11 12 (6.22%) Senior Architect
12 11 (5.70%) Consultant
12 11 (5.70%) Operations Manager
13 10 (5.18%) Java Engineer
14 9 (4.66%) Administrator
14 9 (4.66%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (18.65%) Web Services
2 20 (10.36%) LAMP
3 19 (9.84%) Node.js
4 15 (7.77%) ELK Stack
5 14 (7.25%) AngularJS
5 14 (7.25%) HTML
6 13 (6.74%) HTML5
6 13 (6.74%) jQuery
6 13 (6.74%) LAPP Stack
6 13 (6.74%) Spark Streaming
7 12 (6.22%) CSS
7 12 (6.22%) CSS3
8 5 (2.59%) .NET
8 5 (2.59%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (2.07%) ASP.NET
9 4 (2.07%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (1.55%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (1.55%) COM
10 3 (1.55%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (1.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.29%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.77%) Public Cloud
3 10 (5.18%) Private Cloud
4 9 (4.66%) Replication
5 8 (4.15%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.63%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.11%) Digital Media
7 6 (3.11%) Mathematics
7 6 (3.11%) User Experience
8 3 (1.55%) Fintech
8 3 (1.55%) HP Storage
8 3 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.04%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.52%) Blog
10 1 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.52%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 124 (64.25%) Linux
2 43 (22.28%) Ubuntu
3 39 (20.21%) CentOS
4 38 (19.69%) Windows
5 37 (19.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (15.54%) Windows Server
7 14 (7.25%) Debian
8 9 (4.66%) CoreOS
8 9 (4.66%) Unix
9 5 (2.59%) SUSE
10 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.04%) Android
11 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.52%) Solaris
12 1 (0.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (62.18%) DevOps
2 56 (29.02%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (20.21%) Configuration Management
4 37 (19.17%) Software Engineering
5 32 (16.58%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (13.47%) ITIL
7 23 (11.92%) E-Commerce
7 23 (11.92%) Test Automation
8 18 (9.33%) Open Source
9 17 (8.81%) ETL
9 17 (8.81%) Presales
10 15 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (7.25%) Automated Testing
12 13 (6.74%) Business Development
12 13 (6.74%) Data Modelling
12 13 (6.74%) Front End Development
12 13 (6.74%) MapReduce
13 12 (6.22%) Network Design
13 12 (6.22%) Software Architecture
14 11 (5.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (48.19%) Python
2 70 (36.27%) Ruby
3 65 (33.68%) Java
4 44 (22.80%) Bash Shell
5 43 (22.28%) PHP
6 33 (17.10%) Scala
7 28 (14.51%) SQL
8 26 (13.47%) Perl
9 23 (11.92%) C#
10 22 (11.40%) C++
10 22 (11.40%) JavaScript
11 18 (9.33%) Go
12 16 (8.29%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.59%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.55%) Bourne shell
14 3 (1.55%) Jython
15 2 (1.04%) Korn
15 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.52%) AWK
16 1 (0.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 26 (13.47%) Degree
2 13 (6.74%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.63%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.07%) CCNA
5 3 (1.55%) CCNP
5 3 (1.55%) RHCE
6 1 (0.52%) RHCA
6 1 (0.52%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.11%) SLA
2 2 (1.04%) DICOM
2 2 (1.04%) HL7
2 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.04%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 54 (27.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (25.39%) Docker
3 22 (11.40%) Xen
4 21 (10.88%) VirtualBox
5 14 (7.25%) vSphere
6 10 (5.18%) Hyper-V
7 8 (4.15%) HDFS
7 8 (4.15%) KVM
8 5 (2.59%) RHEV
8 5 (2.59%) vCloud
9 3 (1.55%) Active Directory
9 3 (1.55%) Squid
9 3 (1.55%) XenServer
10 2 (1.04%) pfSense
10 2 (1.04%) QEMU
10 2 (1.04%) Snort
10 2 (1.04%) Varnish
11 1 (0.52%) NFS
11 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 177 (91.71%) Puppet
2 161 (83.42%) Opscode Chef
3 152 (78.76%) Ansible
4 42 (21.76%) Nagios
5 34 (17.62%) Salt
6 32 (16.58%) ZABBIX
7 19 (9.84%) Kubernetes
8 17 (8.81%) Zenoss
9 14 (7.25%) OpenNMS
10 11 (5.70%) CFEngine
11 7 (3.63%) Packer
12 5 (2.59%) SCCM
12 5 (2.59%) SCOM
12 5 (2.59%) vRealize
13 4 (2.07%) Cacti
13 4 (2.07%) Consul
13 4 (2.07%) Graphite
13 4 (2.07%) Rancher
13 4 (2.07%) Terraform
14 3 (1.55%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 60 (31.09%) VMware
2 48 (24.87%) Red Hat
3 32 (16.58%) Rackspace
4 29 (15.03%) Google
5 27 (13.99%) Oracle
6 26 (13.47%) Microsoft
7 14 (7.25%) Splunk
8 12 (6.22%) Cisco
8 12 (6.22%) New Relic
9 8 (4.15%) ServiceNow
10 7 (3.63%) CheckPoint
11 6 (3.11%) HP
12 5 (2.59%) F5
12 5 (2.59%) IBM
13 4 (2.07%) Dynatrace
14 3 (1.55%) AppDynamics
14 3 (1.55%) Citrix
14 3 (1.55%) RightScale
14 3 (1.55%) WSO2
15 2 (1.04%) Dell
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £500 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
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Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
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Posted: 11 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
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