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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SaltStack
Rank 763 862 872
Rank change year-on-year
+99 +10
Permanent jobs citing SaltStack 136 48 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.041% 0.008%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.088% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 115 44 9
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £72,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 -
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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
50696 54467 50406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.68% 46.78% 47.38%
Number of salaries quoted 41538 43168 41214
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 £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 September 2015 within the UK.

SaltStack Salary Histogram in the UK

SaltStack
Top 22 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 1 September 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 +116 136 £65,000 +13.04% 12
London +63 98 £70,000 +21.73% 6
Yorkshire - 21 £65,000 -
West Yorkshire - 21 £65,000 -
Leeds - 20 £65,000 -
City of London +45 16 £72,500 +11.53% 1
East of England +10 9 £42,500 - 2
North West +7 7 £37,500 -41.17% 3
Manchester +7 6 £41,250 -35.29% 1
Norwich - 4 £37,500 - 2
Norfolk - 4 £37,500 - 2
Essex -2 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £65,000 -
South East +7 1 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Merseyside - 1 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £60,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £57,500 -
Oxford - 1 £60,000 -
Bradford - 1 £34,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £57,500 -
Clapham - 1 £40,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £30,000 -

SaltStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 191 (94.09%) Puppet
2 173 (85.22%) Opscode Chef
3 149 (73.40%) Linux
4 142 (69.95%) DevOps
5 127 (62.56%) Ansible
6 97 (47.78%) MongoDB
7 94 (46.31%) Amazon AWS
8 91 (44.83%) Salt
9 88 (43.35%) Java
10 87 (42.86%) Python
10 87 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 83 (40.89%) Agile Software Development
12 81 (39.90%) MySQL
13 73 (35.96%) PHP
14 72 (35.47%) Hadoop
15 71 (34.98%) Ruby
16 66 (32.51%) Git (software)
16 66 (32.51%) Bash Shell
17 65 (32.02%) Jenkins
18 64 (31.53%) Configuration Management
19 63 (31.03%) Apache
19 63 (31.03%) Redis
20 62 (30.54%) Docker
21 55 (27.09%) DNS
21 55 (27.09%) Software Engineering
22 54 (26.60%) VMware
22 54 (26.60%) VMware Infrastructure
23 53 (26.11%) C++
24 52 (25.62%) PostgreSQL
24 52 (25.62%) Elasticsearch

SaltStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 63 (31.03%) Apache
2 52 (25.62%) Elasticsearch
3 47 (23.15%) Apache Solr
4 45 (22.17%) Node.js
5 44 (21.67%) Apache Spark
6 39 (19.21%) OpenStack
7 26 (12.81%) nginx
8 20 (9.85%) Drupal
9 19 (9.36%) Apache Pig
10 17 (8.37%) CMS
11 14 (6.90%) IIS
12 10 (4.93%) Tomcat
13 7 (3.45%) JBoss
13 7 (3.45%) WebSphere
13 7 (3.45%) GlassFish
13 7 (3.45%) WebLogic
14 3 (1.48%) WordPress
14 3 (1.48%) Confluence
15 2 (0.99%) lighttpd
Cloud Services
1 94 (46.31%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (19.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 28 (13.79%) IaaS
4 24 (11.82%) Sumo Logic
5 18 (8.87%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (7.39%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (6.40%) SaaS
8 7 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (3.45%) IBM SmartCloud
9 5 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (1.97%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.48%) GitHub
11 3 (1.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (1.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.99%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 55 (27.09%) DNS
2 27 (13.30%) Internet
3 24 (11.82%) HTTP
4 22 (10.84%) Firewall
5 19 (9.36%) SSL
6 17 (8.37%) VLAN
6 17 (8.37%) Intrusion Detection
6 17 (8.37%) VPN
7 7 (3.45%) BIG-IP
8 5 (2.46%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.97%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.48%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.49%) SNMP
11 1 (0.49%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (47.78%) MongoDB
2 87 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 81 (39.90%) MySQL
4 72 (35.47%) Hadoop
5 63 (31.03%) Redis
6 52 (25.62%) PostgreSQL
7 51 (25.12%) NoSQL
7 51 (25.12%) Big Data
8 45 (22.17%) HBase
9 36 (17.73%) Relational Database
10 31 (15.27%) Apache Hive
11 25 (12.32%) Riak
12 24 (11.82%) SQL Server
13 21 (10.34%) Impala
14 13 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
16 2 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
17 1 (0.49%) Sqoop
17 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 66 (32.51%) Git (software)
2 65 (32.02%) Jenkins
3 42 (20.69%) Maven
4 28 (13.79%) Grunt
5 18 (8.87%) JIRA
6 13 (6.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (3.94%) Subversion
7 8 (3.94%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.96%) Hudson
8 6 (2.96%) Mercurial
9 5 (2.46%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.97%) CruiseControl
11 3 (1.48%) Redmine
11 3 (1.48%) PhpStorm
12 1 (0.49%) Behat
12 1 (0.49%) PHPUnit
General
1 26 (12.81%) Telecoms
1 26 (12.81%) Finance
2 21 (10.34%) Retail
3 16 (7.88%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.96%) Marketing
4 6 (2.96%) Games
5 1 (0.49%) Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (23.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (17.24%) Architect
3 22 (10.84%) Developer
4 21 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
5 20 (9.85%) Data Architect
5 20 (9.85%) Big Data Architect
6 17 (8.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (6.90%) Software Engineer
8 12 (5.91%) Technical Architect
9 11 (5.42%) Operations Engineer
10 10 (4.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.93%) Java Developer
11 8 (3.94%) Administrator
12 7 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
12 7 (3.45%) Big Data Developer
13 6 (2.96%) Cloud Engineer
13 6 (2.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 5 (2.46%) Senior Software Engineer
15 4 (1.97%) Systems Administrator
16 3 (1.48%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (24.14%) CSS
1 49 (24.14%) HTML
2 35 (17.24%) HTML5
3 32 (15.76%) CSS3
4 30 (14.78%) AngularJS
5 28 (13.79%) jQuery
6 26 (12.81%) Web Services
7 16 (7.88%) REST
8 9 (4.43%) XML
9 6 (2.96%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (2.46%) Memcached
11 4 (1.97%) LESS
11 4 (1.97%) .NET
11 4 (1.97%) Lucene
11 4 (1.97%) Ajax
11 4 (1.97%) React
12 3 (1.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (1.48%) Symfony
12 3 (1.48%) RESTful
13 2 (0.99%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 32 (15.76%) Replication
3 17 (8.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 11 (5.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.97%) User Experience
7 4 (1.97%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.99%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.99%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.99%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 149 (73.40%) Linux
2 40 (19.70%) CoreOS
3 28 (13.79%) UNIX
3 28 (13.79%) Windows
4 26 (12.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (9.85%) CentOS
5 20 (9.85%) Ubuntu
6 9 (4.43%) Debian
7 8 (3.94%) Fedora
8 7 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (69.95%) DevOps
2 83 (40.89%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (31.53%) Configuration Management
4 55 (27.09%) Software Engineering
5 49 (24.14%) TDD
6 46 (22.66%) Business Intelligence
6 46 (22.66%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (22.17%) BDD
8 43 (21.18%) ETL
9 40 (19.70%) ITIL
10 23 (11.33%) Open Source
11 19 (9.36%) MapReduce
12 18 (8.87%) Service Management
13 17 (8.37%) Data Management
13 17 (8.37%) ITIL V2
13 17 (8.37%) DDoS Mitigation
14 15 (7.39%) Continuous Delivery
15 14 (6.90%) Unit Testing
15 14 (6.90%) UML
16 9 (4.43%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 88 (43.35%) Java
2 87 (42.86%) Python
3 73 (35.96%) PHP
4 71 (34.98%) Ruby
5 66 (32.51%) Bash Shell
6 53 (26.11%) C++
7 51 (25.12%) JavaScript
8 48 (23.65%) Go
9 46 (22.66%) Scala
10 39 (19.21%) SQL
11 34 (16.75%) C#
12 21 (10.34%) Spark SQL
13 16 (7.88%) Perl
14 13 (6.40%) PowerShell
15 10 (4.93%) Shell Script
16 7 (3.45%) Korn
17 6 (2.96%) C-shell
17 6 (2.96%) Clojure
18 4 (1.97%) Haskell
19 2 (0.99%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 35 (17.24%) Degree
2 5 (2.46%) CCNP
2 5 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.99%) RHCE
4 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (5.42%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.48%) QA
System Software
1 62 (30.54%) Docker
2 54 (26.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (14.29%) VirtualBox
4 26 (12.81%) HDFS
5 18 (8.87%) Varnish
6 13 (6.40%) vSphere
7 12 (5.91%) Xen
8 10 (4.93%) Hyper-V
9 7 (3.45%) vCloud
10 4 (1.97%) KVM
11 3 (1.48%) Active Directory
12 2 (0.99%) Squid
13 1 (0.49%) NFS
13 1 (0.49%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 191 (94.09%) Puppet
2 173 (85.22%) Opscode Chef
3 127 (62.56%) Ansible
4 91 (44.83%) Salt
5 49 (24.14%) Vagrant
6 47 (23.15%) Nagios
7 28 (13.79%) ZABBIX
8 27 (13.30%) Kubernetes
9 10 (4.93%) logstash
10 5 (2.46%) Cacti
11 4 (1.97%) Pingdom
11 4 (1.97%) HAProxy
11 4 (1.97%) Graphite
12 3 (1.48%) CFEngine
12 3 (1.48%) yum
13 1 (0.49%) Capistrano
13 1 (0.49%) Munin
13 1 (0.49%) Zenoss
13 1 (0.49%) Oozie
13 1 (0.49%) Kibana
Vendors
1 54 (26.60%) VMware
2 49 (24.14%) Oracle
3 42 (20.69%) Google
4 41 (20.20%) Splunk
5 36 (17.73%) Rackspace
6 31 (15.27%) Red Hat
7 26 (12.81%) New Relic
8 17 (8.37%) Reuters
9 15 (7.39%) Atlassian
10 11 (5.42%) Citrix
11 8 (3.94%) IBM
12 7 (3.45%) Microsoft
12 7 (3.45%) F5
13 6 (2.96%) Cognizant
14 5 (2.46%) Cisco
14 5 (2.46%) CheckPoint
15 4 (1.97%) AppDynamics
16 3 (1.48%) Twitter
16 3 (1.48%) Cloudera
17 2 (0.99%) SolarWinds
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