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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SaltStack
Rank 838 878 913
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +35
Permanent jobs citing SaltStack 97 59 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.055% 0.023%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.12% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 86 50 19
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +28.12%

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
46373 50710 49747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 47.64% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 37978 41612 39345
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 12 February 2016 within the UK.

SaltStack Salary Histogram in the UK

SaltStack
Top 25 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 12 February 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
(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 +66 97 £57,500 +4.54% 11
London +25 54 £65,000 - 6
North West - 17 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 14 £45,000 - 1
Manchester - 14 £55,000 -
Hammersmith - 12 £65,000 -
City of London +63 11 £72,500 -
Leeds - 6 £50,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 6 £50,000 - 1
North East - 6 £38,750 - 4
Tyne and Wear - 5 £38,750 - 4
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £38,750 - 4
South East +12 3 £65,000 +100.00%
Merseyside - 3 £35,000 -
Barnsley - 3 £25,000 -
Liverpool - 3 £35,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £25,000 -
Hampshire +23 2 £65,000 +109.67%
South West - 2 £57,500 -
Fareham - 2 £65,000 -
East of England -6 1 £37,500 -
Berkshire -12 1 £40,000 -15.78%
Wokingham -13 1 £40,000 -6.97%
Norwich - 1 £37,500 -
Norfolk - 1 £37,500 -

SaltStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 173 (92.51%) Puppet
2 145 (77.54%) Opscode Chef
3 131 (70.05%) DevOps
4 118 (63.10%) Linux
5 116 (62.03%) Ansible
6 75 (40.11%) Amazon AWS
7 74 (39.57%) Python
8 73 (39.04%) Jenkins
9 68 (36.36%) Java
10 66 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
11 62 (33.16%) Configuration Management
12 57 (30.48%) Continuous Integration
13 54 (28.88%) PHP
14 53 (28.34%) CentOS
15 45 (24.06%) Bash Shell
16 44 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 43 (22.99%) Ruby
17 43 (22.99%) E-Commerce
17 43 (22.99%) Salt
18 42 (22.46%) MySQL
19 41 (21.93%) Git (software)
20 38 (20.32%) Ubuntu
21 32 (17.11%) Open Source
21 32 (17.11%) Nagios
21 32 (17.11%) Docker
21 32 (17.11%) NoSQL
21 32 (17.11%) Redis
22 31 (16.58%) Apache
22 31 (16.58%) Debian
22 31 (16.58%) VMware

SaltStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 31 (16.58%) Apache
2 26 (13.90%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (11.23%) Apache Solr
4 16 (8.56%) nginx
5 13 (6.95%) Tomcat
6 12 (6.42%) OpenStack
7 11 (5.88%) Confluence
7 11 (5.88%) IIS
7 11 (5.88%) Node.js
8 6 (3.21%) Drupal
9 5 (2.67%) WordPress
10 4 (2.14%) JBoss
11 3 (1.60%) Mule
11 3 (1.60%) Mule ESB
12 2 (1.07%) Apache Spark
12 2 (1.07%) CMS
13 1 (0.53%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.53%) Jetty
13 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 75 (40.11%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.95%) GitHub
2 13 (6.95%) SaaS
3 10 (5.35%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (4.81%) Amazon S3
5 8 (4.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (2.14%) Datadog
8 4 (2.14%) DigitalOcean
8 4 (2.14%) Linode
9 3 (1.60%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (1.07%) Boomi
10 2 (1.07%) CloudFront
10 2 (1.07%) Heroku
10 2 (1.07%) iPaaS
10 2 (1.07%) PaaS
10 2 (1.07%) Route 53
11 1 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.49%) Internet
2 8 (4.28%) Firewall
2 8 (4.28%) MRTG
3 7 (3.74%) DNS
4 6 (3.21%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.67%) SSH
5 5 (2.67%) SSL
6 4 (2.14%) LDAP
6 4 (2.14%) SMS
6 4 (2.14%) SMTP
7 2 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.53%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.53%) DHCP
8 1 (0.53%) FTP
8 1 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.53%) NAS
8 1 (0.53%) SAN
8 1 (0.53%) VLAN
8 1 (0.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (22.46%) MySQL
2 32 (17.11%) NoSQL
2 32 (17.11%) Redis
3 30 (16.04%) Big Data
3 30 (16.04%) MongoDB
4 27 (14.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 26 (13.90%) Hadoop
6 25 (13.37%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (10.16%) Riak
7 19 (10.16%) SQL Server
8 14 (7.49%) Relational Database
9 10 (5.35%) Apache Hive
10 9 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (4.81%) Impala
10 9 (4.81%) Spark SQL
11 4 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (1.07%) DataStage
12 2 (1.07%) DataStax
12 2 (1.07%) IBM InfoSphere
13 1 (0.53%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 73 (39.04%) Jenkins
2 41 (21.93%) Git (software)
3 30 (16.04%) Vagrant
4 19 (10.16%) JIRA
5 17 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (8.56%) Subversion
7 11 (5.88%) Maven
8 9 (4.81%) GitLab
9 5 (2.67%) PhpStorm
9 5 (2.67%) Redmine
10 4 (2.14%) Bitbucket
10 4 (2.14%) CruiseControl
10 4 (2.14%) Hudson
10 4 (2.14%) Mercurial
10 4 (2.14%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.60%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.60%) Gerrit
11 3 (1.60%) JUnit
11 3 (1.60%) SonarQube
12 2 (1.07%) PHPUnit
General
1 24 (12.83%) Finance
2 12 (6.42%) Retail
3 6 (3.21%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.67%) Marketing
5 3 (1.60%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.60%) Games
5 3 (1.60%) Publishing
6 2 (1.07%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 82 (43.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (12.30%) Developer
3 22 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
4 20 (10.70%) Architect
4 20 (10.70%) AWS Engineer
5 19 (10.16%) Linux Engineer
6 17 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 15 (8.02%) Big Data Architect
7 15 (8.02%) Data Architect
7 15 (8.02%) Operations Engineer
8 14 (7.49%) Java Developer
8 14 (7.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 12 (6.42%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 12 (6.42%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (5.35%) Linux Administrator
11 9 (4.81%) Administrator
12 8 (4.28%) IT Administrator
12 8 (4.28%) IT Support
12 8 (4.28%) Linux Support
12 8 (4.28%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.16%) HTML
2 18 (9.63%) CSS
3 17 (9.09%) LAMP
3 17 (9.09%) Web Services
4 13 (6.95%) ELK Stack
5 12 (6.42%) HTML5
6 9 (4.81%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (4.81%) RESTful
6 9 (4.81%) Symfony
6 9 (4.81%) XML
7 8 (4.28%) Ruby on Rails
7 8 (4.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (3.74%) AngularJS
8 7 (3.74%) jQuery
9 6 (3.21%) Memcached
10 5 (2.67%) LAPP Stack
11 4 (2.14%) .NET
11 4 (2.14%) Lucene
11 4 (2.14%) Spring
11 4 (2.14%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.16%) User Experience
2 16 (8.56%) Mathematics
3 15 (8.02%) Data Centre
4 11 (5.88%) Public Cloud
5 8 (4.28%) Replication
6 6 (3.21%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.14%) Blog
8 4 (2.14%) PKI
8 4 (2.14%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.60%) Fintech
10 2 (1.07%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.07%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.07%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 118 (63.10%) Linux
2 53 (28.34%) CentOS
3 44 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 38 (20.32%) Ubuntu
5 31 (16.58%) Debian
6 28 (14.97%) Windows
7 25 (13.37%) Unix
8 13 (6.95%) Windows Server
9 7 (3.74%) CoreOS
10 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.60%) Fedora
11 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.07%) Android
12 2 (1.07%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (70.05%) DevOps
2 66 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (33.16%) Configuration Management
4 57 (30.48%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (22.99%) E-Commerce
6 32 (17.11%) Open Source
7 23 (12.30%) TDD
8 22 (11.76%) ITIL
9 21 (11.23%) Continuous Delivery
9 21 (11.23%) Software Delivery
10 19 (10.16%) ETL
10 19 (10.16%) Software Engineering
11 17 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (8.02%) Data Engineering
13 14 (7.49%) Scrum
14 12 (6.42%) BDD
15 9 (4.81%) High Availability
16 8 (4.28%) Analytics
16 8 (4.28%) Capacity Planning
16 8 (4.28%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (39.57%) Python
2 68 (36.36%) Java
3 54 (28.88%) PHP
4 45 (24.06%) Bash Shell
5 43 (22.99%) Ruby
6 24 (12.83%) JavaScript
7 20 (10.70%) SQL
8 15 (8.02%) Go
8 15 (8.02%) Scala
9 14 (7.49%) Perl
10 11 (5.88%) C++
11 8 (4.28%) PowerShell
12 7 (3.74%) Shell Script
13 6 (3.21%) C#
14 4 (2.14%) Clojure
14 4 (2.14%) C-shell
15 3 (1.60%) CoffeeScript
16 2 (1.07%) C
16 2 (1.07%) Haskell
16 2 (1.07%) Jython
Qualifications
1 17 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (2.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.60%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) CCNA
4 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.67%) QA
3 4 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.07%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (17.11%) Docker
2 29 (15.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.09%) Xen
4 10 (5.35%) VirtualBox
5 9 (4.81%) Varnish
6 8 (4.28%) Squid
7 6 (3.21%) Hyper-V
8 5 (2.67%) vSphere
9 4 (2.14%) Active Directory
10 3 (1.60%) KVM
11 2 (1.07%) vCloud
12 1 (0.53%) oVirt
12 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 173 (92.51%) Puppet
2 145 (77.54%) Opscode Chef
3 116 (62.03%) Ansible
4 43 (22.99%) Salt
5 32 (17.11%) Nagios
6 20 (10.70%) CFEngine
7 14 (7.49%) Zenoss
8 12 (6.42%) logstash
9 10 (5.35%) ZABBIX
10 8 (4.28%) Munin
11 6 (3.21%) OpenNMS
11 6 (3.21%) Packer
12 5 (2.67%) Cacti
13 4 (2.14%) Rundeck
13 4 (2.14%) yum
14 3 (1.60%) Graphite
15 2 (1.07%) Capistrano
15 2 (1.07%) HAProxy
15 2 (1.07%) Pingdom
16 1 (0.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (16.58%) VMware
2 21 (11.23%) Rackspace
3 18 (9.63%) Red Hat
4 14 (7.49%) Citrix
4 14 (7.49%) Google
5 12 (6.42%) Oracle
6 10 (5.35%) Splunk
7 9 (4.81%) New Relic
8 8 (4.28%) Microsoft
9 5 (2.67%) Atlassian
9 5 (2.67%) Cisco
9 5 (2.67%) F5
9 5 (2.67%) Twitter
10 4 (2.14%) Akamai
10 4 (2.14%) Cognizant
10 4 (2.14%) Percona
11 3 (1.60%) Dell
11 3 (1.60%) HP
11 3 (1.60%) IBM
12 2 (1.07%) Perforce
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Highams Recruitment
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £38,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Posted: Yesterday
London
Search Consultancy
Salary: 15% Flex benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £400 - £500 Per Day Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Insure The Box
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + 15% + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago