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 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SaltStack
Rank 856 872 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing SaltStack 58 49 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.041% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.088% -
Number of salaries quoted 51 39 0
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £57,500 -
% change year-on-year
-46.08% -

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
52124 55778 53705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.96% 46.67% 48.52%
Number of salaries quoted 41746 44731 43743
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 £70,500 £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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +43 57 £58,750 +2.17% 8
London +44 50 £60,000 +9.09% 7
City of London +33 7 £70,000 +43.58% 4
East of England +24 6 - - 1
Essex - 6 - -
Surrey +12 1 £31,000 -46.08%
South East +4 1 £31,000 -46.08%
Farnborough - 1 £31,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £31,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £31,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £31,000 -
Reading - 1 £31,000 -
Slough - 1 £31,000 -
Woking - 1 £31,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £31,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £31,000 -

SaltStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (93.16%) Linux
2 103 (88.03%) Puppet
3 95 (81.20%) Opscode Chef
4 87 (74.36%) DevOps
5 70 (59.83%) Amazon AWS
6 65 (55.56%) Python
7 63 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
8 60 (51.28%) Ansible
9 59 (50.43%) Git (software)
10 56 (47.86%) Ruby
10 56 (47.86%) Java
11 55 (47.01%) Salt
12 51 (43.59%) Configuration Management
13 47 (40.17%) Jenkins
13 47 (40.17%) Continuous Integration
14 46 (39.32%) MySQL
14 46 (39.32%) OpenStack
15 43 (36.75%) Bash Shell
16 39 (33.33%) Apache
17 38 (32.48%) Windows
17 38 (32.48%) MongoDB
18 36 (30.77%) Vagrant
18 36 (30.77%) VMware
19 35 (29.91%) UNIX
20 34 (29.06%) Perl
20 34 (29.06%) PHP
20 34 (29.06%) Rackspace
21 33 (28.21%) DNS
22 32 (27.35%) Subversion
23 31 (26.50%) VMware Infrastructure

SaltStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 46 (39.32%) OpenStack
2 39 (33.33%) Apache
3 27 (23.08%) Tomcat
4 17 (14.53%) nginx
5 15 (12.82%) Node.js
6 13 (11.11%) JBoss
6 13 (11.11%) Confluence
7 12 (10.26%) WebLogic
7 12 (10.26%) IIS
7 12 (10.26%) WebSphere
7 12 (10.26%) GlassFish
8 10 (8.55%) Apache Spark
9 9 (7.69%) TWiki
9 9 (7.69%) MediaWiki
10 8 (6.84%) Drupal
10 8 (6.84%) CMS
11 7 (5.98%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (4.27%) Apache Solr
13 2 (1.71%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.85%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 70 (59.83%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.97%) IaaS
3 12 (10.26%) IBM SmartCloud
3 12 (10.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (8.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (6.84%) Sumo Logic
6 5 (4.27%) GitHub
7 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.71%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.85%) PaaS
9 1 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 33 (28.21%) DNS
2 13 (11.11%) HTTP
2 13 (11.11%) BIG-IP
3 12 (10.26%) Firewall
4 11 (9.40%) Network Security
5 9 (7.69%) Internet
6 8 (6.84%) VLAN
6 8 (6.84%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (6.84%) SSL
6 8 (6.84%) VPN
7 6 (5.13%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (39.32%) MySQL
2 38 (32.48%) MongoDB
3 29 (24.79%) PostgreSQL
3 29 (24.79%) Redis
4 27 (23.08%) NoSQL
5 22 (18.80%) Relational Database
6 14 (11.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (10.26%) Hadoop
7 12 (10.26%) SQL Server
8 11 (9.40%) HBase
9 4 (3.42%) Big Data
10 3 (2.56%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.71%) Riak
11 2 (1.71%) Impala
12 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 59 (50.43%) Git (software)
2 47 (40.17%) Jenkins
3 32 (27.35%) Subversion
4 25 (21.37%) Maven
5 15 (12.82%) TeamCity
6 14 (11.97%) Artifactory
7 13 (11.11%) JIRA
8 12 (10.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (9.40%) Hudson
10 10 (8.55%) Gerrit
10 10 (8.55%) Grunt
11 9 (7.69%) GitLab
11 9 (7.69%) MSBuild
11 9 (7.69%) Gradle
11 9 (7.69%) Mercurial
11 9 (7.69%) Bugzilla
11 9 (7.69%) Ant
12 5 (4.27%) PHPUnit
12 5 (4.27%) Behat
13 1 (0.85%) JUnit
General
1 15 (12.82%) Finance
2 9 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.84%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.27%) Front Office
4 5 (4.27%) Retail
5 4 (3.42%) Publishing
6 3 (2.56%) Games
7 2 (1.71%) Marketing
8 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (41.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (17.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 12 (10.26%) Automation Engineer
4 11 (9.40%) Developer
4 11 (9.40%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (7.69%) Architect
5 9 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (7.69%) Build Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Administrator
8 6 (5.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.42%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.56%) Network Engineer
11 3 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (2.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 3 (2.56%) Linux Administrator
12 2 (1.71%) Big Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.68%) HTML
2 15 (12.82%) Web Services
2 15 (12.82%) HTML5
3 12 (10.26%) jQuery
4 11 (9.40%) AngularJS
5 10 (8.55%) CSS3
5 10 (8.55%) CSS
6 8 (6.84%) REST
7 6 (5.13%) Memcached
8 5 (4.27%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (3.42%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (2.56%) Laravel
10 3 (2.56%) CodeIgniter
11 2 (1.71%) Django
11 2 (1.71%) beanstalkd
12 1 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (0.85%) ZeroMQ
12 1 (0.85%) Celery
12 1 (0.85%) LAMP
12 1 (0.85%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) Replication
2 9 (7.69%) Open Source
3 5 (4.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.71%) User Experience
5 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.71%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 109 (93.16%) Linux
2 38 (32.48%) Windows
3 35 (29.91%) UNIX
4 19 (16.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (11.97%) CoreOS
5 14 (11.97%) Ubuntu
6 12 (10.26%) CentOS
6 12 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.27%) Fedora
8 3 (2.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (74.36%) DevOps
2 63 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (43.59%) Configuration Management
4 47 (40.17%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (25.64%) Continuous Delivery
6 29 (24.79%) E-Commerce
7 20 (17.09%) ITIL
7 20 (17.09%) OO
8 18 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 17 (14.53%) TDD
10 16 (13.68%) OOP
10 16 (13.68%) Load Balancing
10 16 (13.68%) BDD
11 12 (10.26%) Scrum
12 11 (9.40%) High Availability
12 11 (9.40%) Kanban
13 8 (6.84%) ITIL V2
13 8 (6.84%) Data Management
13 8 (6.84%) Service Management
14 7 (5.98%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 65 (55.56%) Python
2 56 (47.86%) Java
2 56 (47.86%) Ruby
3 43 (36.75%) Bash Shell
4 34 (29.06%) Perl
4 34 (29.06%) PHP
5 19 (16.24%) SQL
6 14 (11.97%) C++
7 13 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 12 (10.26%) Korn
8 12 (10.26%) PowerShell
8 12 (10.26%) Scala
9 10 (8.55%) Groovy
9 10 (8.55%) Go
9 10 (8.55%) C#
10 8 (6.84%) C
11 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (18.80%) Degree
2 4 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.71%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.13%) QA
3 4 (3.42%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (26.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (13.68%) Docker
3 13 (11.11%) vCloud
3 13 (11.11%) Varnish
4 12 (10.26%) Hyper-V
4 12 (10.26%) vSphere
5 10 (8.55%) VirtualBox
6 8 (6.84%) HDFS
7 5 (4.27%) KVM
7 5 (4.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 103 (88.03%) Puppet
2 95 (81.20%) Opscode Chef
3 60 (51.28%) Ansible
4 55 (47.01%) Salt
5 36 (30.77%) Vagrant
6 20 (17.09%) Nagios
7 16 (13.68%) Graphite
8 13 (11.11%) logstash
9 12 (10.26%) collectd
9 12 (10.26%) StatsD
10 10 (8.55%) Kubernetes
10 10 (8.55%) ZABBIX
11 2 (1.71%) Cacti
11 2 (1.71%) Capistrano
11 2 (1.71%) Pingdom
12 1 (0.85%) Kibana
12 1 (0.85%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 36 (30.77%) VMware
2 34 (29.06%) Rackspace
3 23 (19.66%) Red Hat
4 22 (18.80%) Oracle
5 14 (11.97%) Google
6 12 (10.26%) IBM
6 12 (10.26%) F5
7 9 (7.69%) New Relic
8 8 (6.84%) Splunk
8 8 (6.84%) Reuters
9 4 (3.42%) Cisco
9 4 (3.42%) Percona
10 2 (1.71%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.71%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds
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Salary: Equity package
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Salary: £60000 per annum
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
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