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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SaltStack
Rank 852 874 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Permanent jobs citing SaltStack 44 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.007% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.082% 0.014% -
Number of salaries quoted 39 7 0
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 - -

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
53471 51051 57271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.47% 47.82% 48.76%
Number of salaries quoted 42395 41823 47917
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 17 September 2014 within the UK.

SaltStack Salary Histogram in the UK

SaltStack
Top 12 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 17 September 2014. 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 -6 35 £57,500 -11.53% 7
London +16 28 £57,500 -11.53% 5
City of London +16 5 £56,250 -22.41% 3
Edinburgh - 5 £40,000 -
Scotland - 5 £40,000 -
South East - 3 £55,000 - 1
Surrey - 3 £55,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 £47,500 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £47,500 - 1
Leamington Spa - 2 £47,500 - 1
Essex - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -

SaltStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 78 (95.12%) Linux
2 76 (92.68%) Puppet
3 66 (80.49%) Python
4 64 (78.05%) Opscode Chef
5 60 (73.17%) DevOps
6 57 (69.51%) Ruby
7 51 (62.20%) Perl
8 43 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (46.34%) Salt
10 34 (41.46%) Ubuntu
11 32 (39.02%) Git (software)
11 32 (39.02%) Bash Shell
12 31 (37.80%) Java
12 31 (37.80%) Cloud Computing
13 28 (34.15%) UNIX
13 28 (34.15%) TCP/IP
13 28 (34.15%) OpenStack
14 27 (32.93%) Red Hat
14 27 (32.93%) Jenkins
15 26 (31.71%) VMware
15 26 (31.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 23 (28.05%) CentOS
17 22 (26.83%) MongoDB
17 22 (26.83%) KVM
18 21 (25.61%) Nagios
18 21 (25.61%) VMware Infrastructure
19 20 (24.39%) MySQL
19 20 (24.39%) Apache
19 20 (24.39%) vSphere
19 20 (24.39%) Rackspace

SaltStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 28 (34.15%) OpenStack
2 20 (24.39%) Apache
3 15 (18.29%) nginx
4 12 (14.63%) Tomcat
5 7 (8.54%) Confluence
6 4 (4.88%) IIS
7 3 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.44%) GlassFish
9 1 (1.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 31 (37.80%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (20.73%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.66%) GitHub
6 2 (2.44%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (34.15%) TCP/IP
2 11 (13.41%) BIG-IP
3 7 (8.54%) DNS
4 4 (4.88%) Network Security
4 4 (4.88%) SNMP
4 4 (4.88%) Firewall
5 3 (3.66%) SAN
5 3 (3.66%) Internet
6 2 (2.44%) NAS
7 1 (1.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.83%) MongoDB
2 20 (24.39%) MySQL
3 18 (21.95%) NoSQL
4 16 (19.51%) Redis
4 16 (19.51%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (12.20%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.10%) Big Data
7 3 (3.66%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 32 (39.02%) Git (software)
2 27 (32.93%) Jenkins
3 14 (17.07%) Juju
4 7 (8.54%) JIRA
4 7 (8.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.66%) Selenium
5 3 (3.66%) FishEye
6 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 4 (4.88%) Banking
2 1 (1.22%) Marketing
2 1 (1.22%) Korean Language
2 1 (1.22%) Advertising
2 1 (1.22%) Publishing
2 1 (1.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (35.37%) Systems Administrator
2 23 (28.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (25.61%) Linux Administrator
4 20 (24.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 18 (21.95%) Administrator
6 12 (14.63%) Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.88%) UNIX Administrator
10 3 (3.66%) Python Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Linux Engineer
11 2 (2.44%) Senior Linux Administrator
11 2 (2.44%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
11 2 (2.44%) Linux Consultant
11 2 (2.44%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 2 (2.44%) Analyst
11 2 (2.44%) Consultant
11 2 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
11 2 (2.44%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.51%) Django
2 14 (17.07%) RESTful
2 14 (17.07%) XML
2 14 (17.07%) JSON
3 7 (8.54%) Web Services
4 3 (3.66%) HTML
4 3 (3.66%) CSS
4 3 (3.66%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (3.66%) Backbone.js
4 3 (3.66%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.73%) Open Source
2 16 (19.51%) Clustering
3 9 (10.98%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.32%) IPTV
5 2 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 78 (95.12%) Linux
2 34 (41.46%) Ubuntu
3 28 (34.15%) UNIX
4 26 (31.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (28.05%) CentOS
6 14 (17.07%) SUSE
7 12 (14.63%) Windows
8 8 (9.76%) Fedora
9 3 (3.66%) OS/2
10 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (73.17%) DevOps
2 43 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (18.29%) Configuration Management
3 15 (18.29%) Analytics
4 14 (17.07%) E-Commerce
5 13 (15.85%) Customer Insight
6 12 (14.63%) OOP
6 12 (14.63%) OO
6 12 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (12.20%) Software Engineering
8 8 (9.76%) Workflow
9 7 (8.54%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (4.88%) Web Development
10 4 (4.88%) Performance Testing
11 3 (3.66%) Refactoring
11 3 (3.66%) Kanban
11 3 (3.66%) Scrum
12 2 (2.44%) Requirements Management
12 2 (2.44%) Load Balancing
12 2 (2.44%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 66 (80.49%) Python
2 57 (69.51%) Ruby
3 51 (62.20%) Perl
4 32 (39.02%) Bash Shell
5 31 (37.80%) Java
6 13 (15.85%) SQL
7 10 (12.20%) PHP
8 9 (10.98%) Shell Script
9 6 (7.32%) C
10 5 (6.10%) Scala
11 4 (4.88%) JavaScript
12 2 (2.44%) Korn
12 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (26.83%) KVM
2 21 (25.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (24.39%) vSphere
4 11 (13.41%) Varnish
5 9 (10.98%) Xen
6 4 (4.88%) Docker
7 3 (3.66%) VirtualBox
7 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
8 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
8 2 (2.44%) vCloud
9 1 (1.22%) NFS
9 1 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 76 (92.68%) Puppet
2 64 (78.05%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (46.34%) Salt
4 21 (25.61%) Nagios
5 17 (20.73%) Ansible
6 12 (14.63%) ZABBIX
7 11 (13.41%) Vagrant
8 10 (12.20%) logstash
9 9 (10.98%) HAProxy
10 8 (9.76%) Ganglia
11 5 (6.10%) collectd
11 5 (6.10%) StatsD
12 4 (4.88%) YUM
13 1 (1.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (32.93%) Red Hat
2 26 (31.71%) VMware
3 20 (24.39%) Rackspace
4 8 (9.76%) New Relic
5 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.44%) F5
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle
6 2 (2.44%) JBoss
6 2 (2.44%) IBM
7 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.22%) Splunk
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Amiqus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 25 days ago