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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SaltStack
Rank 764 888 869
Rank change year-on-year
+124 -19
Permanent jobs citing SaltStack 128 41 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.035% 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.075% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 104 37 10
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,950 £40,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £88,500 £75,000 £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
50532 54660 51810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.14% 46.72% 47.65%
Number of salaries quoted 40962 43828 42353
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 £72,000 £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 31 July 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaltStack within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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 +109 128 £65,000 +8.33% 17
London +98 97 £70,000 +16.66% 9
Yorkshire - 18 £65,000 - 2
West Yorkshire - 18 £65,000 - 2
Leeds - 17 £65,000 - 2
City of London +38 13 £70,000 - 1
East of England +14 10 £57,500 -
Essex +2 5 - -
Manchester +4 2 £40,000 -40.74% 3
North West -6 2 £40,000 -40.74% 4
Hertfordshire - 2 £65,000 -
Norfolk - 2 £40,000 -
Norwich - 2 £40,000 -
South East -2 1 £60,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £57,500 -
Oxford - 1 £60,000 -
Bradford - 1 £34,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £57,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £60,000 -
Clapham - 1 £40,000 -

SaltStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 178 (94.68%) Puppet
2 162 (86.17%) Opscode Chef
3 143 (76.06%) Linux
4 133 (70.74%) DevOps
5 118 (62.77%) Ansible
6 93 (49.47%) Amazon AWS
7 88 (46.81%) Salt
8 86 (45.74%) MongoDB
9 83 (44.15%) Agile Software Development
10 78 (41.49%) Java
11 77 (40.96%) Python
11 77 (40.96%) Apache Cassandra
12 76 (40.43%) MySQL
13 69 (36.70%) Hadoop
14 66 (35.11%) Git (software)
15 65 (34.57%) PHP
16 63 (33.51%) Apache
17 62 (32.98%) Ruby
17 62 (32.98%) Bash Shell
18 60 (31.91%) DNS
19 59 (31.38%) Configuration Management
20 56 (29.79%) Jenkins
21 53 (28.19%) Software Engineering
22 51 (27.13%) Docker
23 50 (26.60%) Redis
24 48 (25.53%) OpenStack
24 48 (25.53%) Oracle
24 48 (25.53%) C++
25 47 (25.00%) VMware
25 47 (25.00%) PostgreSQL

SaltStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (33.51%) Apache
2 48 (25.53%) OpenStack
3 44 (23.40%) Apache Spark
4 43 (22.87%) Elasticsearch
5 42 (22.34%) Apache Solr
6 37 (19.68%) Node.js
7 26 (13.83%) nginx
8 19 (10.11%) Apache Pig
8 19 (10.11%) Drupal
9 18 (9.57%) CMS
10 15 (7.98%) Tomcat
11 14 (7.45%) IIS
12 11 (5.85%) JBoss
12 11 (5.85%) WebSphere
12 11 (5.85%) GlassFish
12 11 (5.85%) WebLogic
13 2 (1.06%) lighttpd
14 1 (0.53%) Confluence
14 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 93 (49.47%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (18.62%) Google Cloud Platform
3 30 (15.96%) IaaS
4 24 (12.77%) Sumo Logic
5 19 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (6.91%) SaaS
7 11 (5.85%) IBM SmartCloud
7 11 (5.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (5.32%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (2.66%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (2.13%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (1.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (1.06%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 60 (31.91%) DNS
2 24 (12.77%) HTTP
2 24 (12.77%) Internet
2 24 (12.77%) Firewall
3 20 (10.64%) SSL
4 18 (9.57%) VLAN
4 18 (9.57%) VPN
4 18 (9.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (5.85%) BIG-IP
6 5 (2.66%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.60%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.53%) SNMP
8 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (45.74%) MongoDB
2 77 (40.96%) Apache Cassandra
3 76 (40.43%) MySQL
4 69 (36.70%) Hadoop
5 50 (26.60%) Redis
6 47 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
6 47 (25.00%) NoSQL
7 45 (23.94%) HBase
8 43 (22.87%) Big Data
9 38 (20.21%) Relational Database
10 29 (15.43%) Apache Hive
11 26 (13.83%) SQL Server
12 22 (11.70%) Riak
13 19 (10.11%) Impala
14 12 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
16 2 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
17 1 (0.53%) Sqoop
17 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 66 (35.11%) Git (software)
2 56 (29.79%) Jenkins
3 37 (19.68%) Maven
4 28 (14.89%) Grunt
5 14 (7.45%) Subversion
6 13 (6.91%) JIRA
6 13 (6.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (4.26%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.66%) Behat
8 5 (2.66%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.06%) Hudson
9 2 (1.06%) CruiseControl
9 2 (1.06%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.53%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.53%) Redmine
10 1 (0.53%) PhpStorm
General
1 26 (13.83%) Telecoms
2 25 (13.30%) Finance
3 22 (11.70%) Retail
4 18 (9.57%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.13%) Marketing
5 4 (2.13%) Games
6 1 (0.53%) Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (21.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (18.62%) Architect
3 22 (11.70%) Systems Engineer
4 19 (10.11%) Data Architect
4 19 (10.11%) Big Data Architect
5 18 (9.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (9.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 16 (8.51%) Developer
8 14 (7.45%) Software Engineer
9 12 (6.38%) Technical Architect
10 11 (5.85%) Automation Engineer
11 10 (5.32%) Operations Engineer
11 10 (5.32%) Java Developer
12 7 (3.72%) Administrator
13 6 (3.19%) Cloud Engineer
14 5 (2.66%) Big Data Developer
14 5 (2.66%) Senior Software Engineer
14 5 (2.66%) Network Engineer
15 4 (2.13%) Systems Administrator
16 3 (1.60%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.28%) CSS
1 40 (21.28%) HTML
2 31 (16.49%) HTML5
3 30 (15.96%) CSS3
4 29 (15.43%) AngularJS
5 28 (14.89%) jQuery
6 26 (13.83%) Web Services
7 18 (9.57%) REST
8 7 (3.72%) Memcached
9 4 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (1.60%) CodeIgniter
10 3 (1.60%) Laravel
11 2 (1.06%) LESS
11 2 (1.06%) React
11 2 (1.06%) beanstalkd
11 2 (1.06%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (1.06%) XML
11 2 (1.06%) .NET
11 2 (1.06%) Lucene
11 2 (1.06%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 38 (20.21%) Data Centre
2 27 (14.36%) Replication
3 18 (9.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 11 (5.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (3.72%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.13%) User Experience
8 2 (1.06%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.06%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.06%) Blog
8 2 (1.06%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 143 (76.06%) Linux
2 35 (18.62%) CoreOS
3 31 (16.49%) UNIX
4 28 (14.89%) Windows
5 21 (11.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (8.51%) CentOS
7 13 (6.91%) Ubuntu
8 11 (5.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (3.19%) Debian
10 5 (2.66%) Fedora
11 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (70.74%) DevOps
2 83 (44.15%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (31.38%) Configuration Management
4 53 (28.19%) Software Engineering
5 45 (23.94%) ITIL
5 45 (23.94%) TDD
6 43 (22.87%) BDD
7 41 (21.81%) Business Intelligence
8 40 (21.28%) ETL
9 36 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (10.11%) MapReduce
10 19 (10.11%) Service Management
10 19 (10.11%) Continuous Delivery
11 18 (9.57%) DDoS Mitigation
11 18 (9.57%) ITIL V2
11 18 (9.57%) Data Management
12 15 (7.98%) E-Commerce
13 14 (7.45%) UML
14 13 (6.91%) Open Source
15 11 (5.85%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 78 (41.49%) Java
2 77 (40.96%) Python
3 65 (34.57%) PHP
4 62 (32.98%) Ruby
4 62 (32.98%) Bash Shell
5 48 (25.53%) C++
6 43 (22.87%) JavaScript
7 41 (21.81%) Scala
7 41 (21.81%) Go
8 39 (20.74%) SQL
9 32 (17.02%) C#
10 19 (10.11%) Perl
10 19 (10.11%) Spark SQL
11 15 (7.98%) PowerShell
12 11 (5.85%) Korn
13 6 (3.19%) Shell Script
14 4 (2.13%) Clojure
15 3 (1.60%) Groovy
16 2 (1.06%) Haskell
17 1 (0.53%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 36 (19.15%) Degree
2 7 (3.72%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.66%) CCNP
4 2 (1.06%) RHCE
5 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (5.85%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 51 (27.13%) Docker
2 46 (24.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (13.83%) HDFS
3 26 (13.83%) VirtualBox
4 18 (9.57%) Varnish
5 15 (7.98%) Xen
6 13 (6.91%) Hyper-V
7 12 (6.38%) vSphere
7 12 (6.38%) vCloud
8 6 (3.19%) KVM
9 3 (1.60%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.53%) NFS
10 1 (0.53%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 178 (94.68%) Puppet
2 162 (86.17%) Opscode Chef
3 118 (62.77%) Ansible
4 88 (46.81%) Salt
5 43 (22.87%) Nagios
6 42 (22.34%) Vagrant
7 26 (13.83%) Kubernetes
8 25 (13.30%) ZABBIX
9 4 (2.13%) Cacti
9 4 (2.13%) Pingdom
9 4 (2.13%) Graphite
10 3 (1.60%) CFEngine
10 3 (1.60%) logstash
10 3 (1.60%) HAProxy
11 2 (1.06%) Capistrano
12 1 (0.53%) Oozie
12 1 (0.53%) collectd
12 1 (0.53%) StatsD
12 1 (0.53%) Kibana
Vendors
1 48 (25.53%) Oracle
2 47 (25.00%) VMware
3 35 (18.62%) Google
4 34 (18.09%) Rackspace
5 33 (17.55%) Splunk
6 26 (13.83%) Red Hat
6 26 (13.83%) New Relic
7 18 (9.57%) Reuters
8 12 (6.38%) Atlassian
8 12 (6.38%) IBM
9 11 (5.85%) Citrix
9 11 (5.85%) F5
10 7 (3.72%) Cisco
11 5 (2.66%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.13%) Microsoft
12 4 (2.13%) AppDynamics
13 3 (1.60%) Cloudera
14 2 (1.06%) SolarWinds
15 1 (0.53%) Percona
15 1 (0.53%) Twitter
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