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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SaltStack
Rank 806 878 882
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +4
Permanent jobs citing SaltStack 67 41 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.035% 0.003%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.074% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 59 34 2
Average salary £67,500 £58,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.89% +6.81%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £58,750 -
% change year-on-year
-10.63% -

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
49602 55202 52360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.96% 46.69% 47.90%
Number of salaries quoted 39937 44725 42809
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 £70,000 £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 29 May 2015 within the UK.

SaltStack Salary Histogram in the UK

SaltStack
Top 8 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 29 May 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 +75 67 £67,500 +12.50% 8
London +82 60 £70,000 +21.73% 6
City of London +41 7 £70,000 +53.84% 3
East of England +25 5 - -
Essex - 5 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £52,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £52,500 - 1
Leeds - 2 £52,500 -

SaltStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 117 (89.31%) Puppet
2 110 (83.97%) Linux
3 108 (82.44%) Opscode Chef
4 94 (71.76%) DevOps
5 71 (54.20%) Amazon AWS
6 67 (51.15%) Ansible
7 66 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
8 65 (49.62%) Python
9 58 (44.27%) Git (software)
10 55 (41.98%) Salt
11 54 (41.22%) Java
11 54 (41.22%) Ruby
12 52 (39.69%) MongoDB
13 50 (38.17%) Bash Shell
13 50 (38.17%) MySQL
14 45 (34.35%) Apache
14 45 (34.35%) Configuration Management
15 42 (32.06%) DNS
15 42 (32.06%) PHP
16 41 (31.30%) Jenkins
16 41 (31.30%) OpenStack
17 35 (26.72%) UNIX
17 35 (26.72%) VMware
18 34 (25.95%) NoSQL
18 34 (25.95%) Continuous Integration
19 32 (24.43%) Apache Cassandra
19 32 (24.43%) Windows
20 31 (23.66%) Software Engineering
20 31 (23.66%) Rackspace
21 30 (22.90%) Vagrant

SaltStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 45 (34.35%) Apache
2 41 (31.30%) OpenStack
3 23 (17.56%) Tomcat
4 21 (16.03%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (16.03%) Apache Spark
5 19 (14.50%) Apache Solr
5 19 (14.50%) nginx
6 16 (12.21%) Node.js
7 12 (9.16%) WebLogic
7 12 (9.16%) IIS
7 12 (9.16%) JBoss
7 12 (9.16%) CMS
7 12 (9.16%) WebSphere
7 12 (9.16%) Drupal
7 12 (9.16%) GlassFish
8 10 (7.63%) Apache Pig
9 6 (4.58%) Confluence
10 4 (3.05%) TWiki
10 4 (3.05%) MediaWiki
Cloud Services
1 71 (54.20%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (12.98%) IaaS
3 14 (10.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (9.16%) IBM SmartCloud
4 12 (9.16%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (8.40%) Sumo Logic
5 11 (8.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (2.29%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.53%) GitHub
8 2 (1.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (1.53%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (32.06%) DNS
2 19 (14.50%) Firewall
3 16 (12.21%) HTTP
4 13 (9.92%) BIG-IP
5 12 (9.16%) Internet
5 12 (9.16%) SSL
5 12 (9.16%) VPN
5 12 (9.16%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (9.16%) VLAN
6 6 (4.58%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.58%) Network Security
7 5 (3.82%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.53%) SNMP
9 1 (0.76%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (39.69%) MongoDB
2 50 (38.17%) MySQL
3 34 (25.95%) NoSQL
4 32 (24.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 30 (22.90%) Hadoop
6 29 (22.14%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (22.14%) Redis
7 25 (19.08%) Relational Database
8 22 (16.79%) HBase
9 18 (13.74%) Big Data
10 15 (11.45%) SQL Server
11 14 (10.69%) Apache Hive
12 9 (6.87%) Impala
13 8 (6.11%) Riak
14 4 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 58 (44.27%) Git (software)
2 41 (31.30%) Jenkins
3 25 (19.08%) Subversion
4 20 (15.27%) Maven
5 13 (9.92%) Grunt
6 12 (9.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (6.87%) JIRA
8 8 (6.11%) TeamCity
9 6 (4.58%) Artifactory
9 6 (4.58%) Hudson
10 5 (3.82%) PHPUnit
10 5 (3.82%) Behat
11 4 (3.05%) Ant
11 4 (3.05%) Bugzilla
11 4 (3.05%) MSBuild
11 4 (3.05%) Gradle
11 4 (3.05%) GitLab
11 4 (3.05%) Mercurial
11 4 (3.05%) Gerrit
12 3 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (13.74%) Telecoms
2 17 (12.98%) Finance
3 13 (9.92%) Retail
4 12 (9.16%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.05%) Publishing
6 3 (2.29%) Marketing
6 3 (2.29%) Games
7 2 (1.53%) Front Office
8 1 (0.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (34.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (14.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 17 (12.98%) Architect
4 16 (12.21%) Systems Engineer
5 13 (9.92%) Developer
6 12 (9.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (9.16%) Automation Engineer
7 11 (8.40%) Software Engineer
8 9 (6.87%) Big Data Architect
8 9 (6.87%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (6.87%) Data Architect
9 8 (6.11%) Administrator
9 8 (6.11%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.58%) Technical Architect
10 6 (4.58%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) Network Engineer
12 4 (3.05%) Build Engineer
13 3 (2.29%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.98%) HTML
2 16 (12.21%) Web Services
3 15 (11.45%) HTML5
4 14 (10.69%) CSS
4 14 (10.69%) jQuery
4 14 (10.69%) AngularJS
5 13 (9.92%) CSS3
6 12 (9.16%) REST
7 6 (4.58%) Memcached
8 5 (3.82%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (3.05%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (2.29%) Laravel
10 3 (2.29%) CodeIgniter
11 2 (1.53%) Django
11 2 (1.53%) beanstalkd
12 1 (0.76%) Celery
12 1 (0.76%) ZeroMQ
12 1 (0.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.50%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.92%) Replication
3 12 (9.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (3.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.53%) User Experience
7 2 (1.53%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 110 (83.97%) Linux
2 35 (26.72%) UNIX
3 32 (24.43%) Windows
4 18 (13.74%) CoreOS
4 18 (13.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (11.45%) CentOS
6 14 (10.69%) Ubuntu
7 12 (9.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.82%) Fedora
9 3 (2.29%) Debian
10 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (71.76%) DevOps
2 66 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (34.35%) Configuration Management
4 34 (25.95%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (23.66%) Software Engineering
6 25 (19.08%) ITIL
6 25 (19.08%) Continuous Delivery
7 24 (18.32%) E-Commerce
8 20 (15.27%) TDD
8 20 (15.27%) BDD
9 18 (13.74%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (13.74%) ETL
10 16 (12.21%) Load Balancing
11 15 (11.45%) OO
12 13 (9.92%) Service Management
13 12 (9.16%) Data Management
13 12 (9.16%) ITIL V2
13 12 (9.16%) High Availability
13 12 (9.16%) DDoS Mitigation
14 11 (8.40%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 65 (49.62%) Python
2 54 (41.22%) Java
2 54 (41.22%) Ruby
3 50 (38.17%) Bash Shell
4 42 (32.06%) PHP
5 30 (22.90%) Perl
6 28 (21.37%) SQL
7 21 (16.03%) C++
8 16 (12.21%) JavaScript
8 16 (12.21%) Scala
9 14 (10.69%) Go
10 13 (9.92%) C#
11 12 (9.16%) Korn
11 12 (9.16%) PowerShell
12 9 (6.87%) Spark SQL
13 8 (6.11%) C
14 5 (3.82%) Groovy
15 4 (3.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (17.56%) Degree
2 7 (5.34%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.82%) CCNP
4 1 (0.76%) RHCE
4 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.58%) QA
3 4 (3.05%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (22.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (17.56%) Docker
3 17 (12.98%) Varnish
4 13 (9.92%) vCloud
4 13 (9.92%) Hyper-V
4 13 (9.92%) VirtualBox
5 12 (9.16%) vSphere
6 11 (8.40%) HDFS
7 6 (4.58%) KVM
8 5 (3.82%) Xen
9 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 117 (89.31%) Puppet
2 108 (82.44%) Opscode Chef
3 67 (51.15%) Ansible
4 55 (41.98%) Salt
5 30 (22.90%) Vagrant
6 25 (19.08%) Nagios
7 14 (10.69%) ZABBIX
8 13 (9.92%) Kubernetes
9 11 (8.40%) Graphite
10 8 (6.11%) logstash
11 7 (5.34%) collectd
11 7 (5.34%) StatsD
12 4 (3.05%) Pingdom
12 4 (3.05%) Cacti
13 2 (1.53%) Capistrano
14 1 (0.76%) Kibana
14 1 (0.76%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 35 (26.72%) VMware
2 31 (23.66%) Rackspace
3 27 (20.61%) Red Hat
4 26 (19.85%) Oracle
5 18 (13.74%) Google
6 13 (9.92%) New Relic
7 12 (9.16%) Reuters
7 12 (9.16%) IBM
7 12 (9.16%) Splunk
7 12 (9.16%) F5
8 7 (5.34%) Cisco
9 5 (3.82%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.05%) Percona
10 4 (3.05%) AppDynamics
11 3 (2.29%) Atlassian
12 2 (1.53%) SolarWinds
13 1 (0.76%) Cloudera
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