The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Salt skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Salt over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Salt
UK
Rank 687 748 807
Rank change year-on-year +61 +59  
Permanent jobs citing Salt 180 217 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.57% 2.60% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 155 197 132
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -16.66%  

Salt is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 7003 8333 7911
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.24% 8.07% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5685 6717 6285
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,600 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

Salt
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Salt as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Salt in the UK

Salt
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Salt.

Salary trend for Salt in the UK

Salt
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Salt over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Salt in the UK

Salt
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Salt within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +58 180 £57,500 +4.54% 29
London +54 93 £62,500 +2.04% 23
South East +107 40 £47,500 -11.21% 2
Berkshire - 36 £45,000 - 1
Reading - 25 £45,000 - 1
City of London +30 14 £62,500 - 4
South West +23 14 £55,000 -21.42%
North West - 14 £52,500 -
Bristol +11 13 £55,000 -21.42%
Manchester - 13 £52,500 -
East of England +32 10 £70,000 +50.53% 1
Cambridgeshire - 10 £70,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 10 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire +3 9 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Leeds 0 9 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Yorkshire -34 9 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Cambridge - 9 £70,000 - 1
Surrey +29 2 £75,000 +40.18% 1
Wiltshire - 1 £55,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £65,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £52,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £57,500 -
Warrington - 1 £65,000 -
Camberley - 1 £100,000 -
Guildford - 1 £50,000 - 1
Swindon - 1 £55,000 -
Slough - 1 £70,000 -

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Salt also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Salt.

1 411 (95.36%) Puppet
2 397 (92.11%) Ansible
3 368 (85.38%) Opscode Chef
4 301 (69.84%) Linux
5 298 (69.14%) Python
6 257 (59.63%) DevOps
7 255 (59.16%) Amazon AWS
8 195 (45.24%) Bash Shell
9 184 (42.69%) Java
10 182 (42.23%) Perl
11 161 (37.35%) Continuous Integration
12 144 (33.41%) Agile Software Development
13 142 (32.95%) MySQL
14 122 (28.31%) Git (software)
15 116 (26.91%) Configuration Management
15 116 (26.91%) Scrum
16 110 (25.52%) Oracle
17 109 (25.29%) Jenkins
18 105 (24.36%) NoSQL
19 101 (23.43%) OpenStack
19 101 (23.43%) Microsoft Azure
20 99 (22.97%) Hadoop
21 98 (22.74%) Big Data
22 96 (22.27%) Ruby
22 96 (22.27%) Elastic Stack
23 93 (21.58%) TCP/IP
24 92 (21.35%) SQL Server
24 92 (21.35%) Banking
24 92 (21.35%) MongoDB
25 91 (21.11%) Elasticsearch

Salt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 101 (23.43%) OpenStack
2 91 (21.11%) Elasticsearch
3 87 (20.19%) WebSphere
4 85 (19.72%) JBoss
5 83 (19.26%) Tomcat
5 83 (19.26%) WebLogic
6 79 (18.33%) Apache Spark
7 74 (17.17%) Apache Solr
7 74 (17.17%) Jetty
8 39 (9.05%) Apache
9 25 (5.80%) WebSphere Application Server
10 24 (5.57%) nginx
11 11 (2.55%) CloudStack
12 10 (2.32%) lighttpd
13 9 (2.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (1.39%) Confluence
14 6 (1.39%) IIS
15 5 (1.16%) CMS
16 4 (0.93%) Apache Pig
17 3 (0.70%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 255 (59.16%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (23.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (6.96%) SaaS
4 18 (4.18%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (3.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (2.78%) GitHub
7 10 (2.32%) IaaS
7 10 (2.32%) IBM Cloud
7 10 (2.32%) SoftLayer
8 9 (2.09%) Amazon S3
9 8 (1.86%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (1.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (1.62%) Amazon ELB
11 6 (1.39%) Loggly
11 6 (1.39%) Sumo Logic
12 4 (0.93%) Datadog
13 3 (0.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.70%) Google App Engine
13 3 (0.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 93 (21.58%) TCP/IP
2 62 (14.39%) Firewall
3 36 (8.35%) DNS
4 23 (5.34%) Intrusion Detection
5 22 (5.10%) SNMP
6 17 (3.94%) SSL
7 16 (3.71%) DHCP
7 16 (3.71%) LDAP
7 16 (3.71%) SMTP
8 13 (3.02%) LAN
8 13 (3.02%) VLAN
8 13 (3.02%) WAN
9 11 (2.55%) Fibre Channel
10 10 (2.32%) HTTP
10 10 (2.32%) NAS
10 10 (2.32%) SAN
11 9 (2.09%) Network Security
11 9 (2.09%) SSH
12 8 (1.86%) iSCSI
13 6 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (32.95%) MySQL
2 105 (24.36%) NoSQL
3 99 (22.97%) Hadoop
4 98 (22.74%) Big Data
5 92 (21.35%) MongoDB
5 92 (21.35%) SQL Server
6 90 (20.88%) Redis
7 89 (20.65%) PostgreSQL
8 87 (20.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 78 (18.10%) Riak
10 74 (17.17%) Couchbase
11 17 (3.94%) Relational Database
12 9 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.86%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 4 (0.93%) Apache Hive
15 4 (0.93%) HBase
15 4 (0.93%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.46%) BigQuery
16 2 (0.46%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 122 (28.31%) Git (software)
2 109 (25.29%) Jenkins
3 55 (12.76%) Maven
4 52 (12.06%) Subversion
5 42 (9.74%) Vagrant
6 31 (7.19%) Ant
7 27 (6.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 21 (4.87%) JIRA
8 21 (4.87%) TeamCity
9 20 (4.64%) Gradle
10 13 (3.02%) Apache Ivy
11 8 (1.86%) Cucumber
11 8 (1.86%) Selenium
12 7 (1.62%) Bitbucket
12 7 (1.62%) Grunt
12 7 (1.62%) Mercurial
13 5 (1.16%) Artifactory
13 5 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (1.16%) RSpec
13 5 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 92 (21.35%) Banking
2 69 (16.01%) Retail
3 32 (7.42%) Finance
4 15 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.02%) Marketing
6 12 (2.78%) Games
7 10 (2.32%) Advertising
8 2 (0.46%) Electronics
8 2 (0.46%) French Language
8 2 (0.46%) German Language
8 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.46%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.23%) Front Office
9 1 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 149 (34.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 93 (21.58%) Developer
3 66 (15.31%) Administrator
4 65 (15.08%) Systems Administrator
5 64 (14.85%) Linux Engineer
6 57 (13.23%) Java Developer
7 54 (12.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 50 (11.60%) DevOps Administrator
9 46 (10.67%) Senior Developer
10 41 (9.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 30 (6.96%) Cloud Engineer
12 28 (6.50%) Systems Engineer
13 25 (5.80%) Release Engineer
14 22 (5.10%) NOC Engineer
15 21 (4.87%) Automation Engineer
15 21 (4.87%) Senior Java Developer
15 21 (4.87%) Software Developer
16 20 (4.64%) Senior Software Developer
17 17 (3.94%) AWS DevOps
18 16 (3.71%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (22.27%) Elastic Stack
2 83 (19.26%) AngularJS
3 77 (17.87%) React
4 74 (17.17%) Lucene
5 49 (11.37%) Web Services
6 44 (10.21%) Node.js
7 40 (9.28%) LAMP
8 31 (7.19%) Spring
9 24 (5.57%) .NET
10 21 (4.87%) CSS
11 20 (4.64%) HTML
12 13 (3.02%) Sensu
13 11 (2.55%) RabbitMQ
14 9 (2.09%) jQuery
15 8 (1.86%) ASP.NET
15 8 (1.86%) CSS3
15 8 (1.86%) REST
16 7 (1.62%) HTML5
17 6 (1.39%) Kafka
17 6 (1.39%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.37%) Data Centre
2 30 (6.96%) Computer Science
3 24 (5.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 22 (5.10%) Mobile App
5 16 (3.71%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (3.25%) Replication
7 11 (2.55%) User Experience
8 9 (2.09%) Derivative
8 9 (2.09%) Fintech
8 9 (2.09%) Public Cloud
9 8 (1.86%) PKI
9 8 (1.86%) Private Cloud
9 8 (1.86%) Streaming Media
10 7 (1.62%) Enterprise Storage
10 7 (1.62%) Life Science
11 4 (0.93%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.93%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.93%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.93%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.46%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 301 (69.84%) Linux
2 87 (20.19%) CentOS
3 64 (14.85%) Android
3 64 (14.85%) Apple iOS
4 60 (13.92%) Windows
5 58 (13.46%) Ubuntu
6 55 (12.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 51 (11.83%) Unix
8 37 (8.58%) Debian
9 12 (2.78%) Solaris
10 8 (1.86%) Data ONTAP
11 7 (1.62%) VMS
12 4 (0.93%) CoreOS
12 4 (0.93%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.46%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (59.63%) DevOps
2 161 (37.35%) Continuous Integration
3 144 (33.41%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (26.91%) Configuration Management
4 116 (26.91%) Scrum
5 87 (20.19%) Kanban
6 83 (19.26%) DSDM
6 83 (19.26%) RUP
6 83 (19.26%) TDD
7 82 (19.03%) Mentoring
8 78 (18.10%) Coaching
8 78 (18.10%) Multithreading
9 76 (17.63%) Web Development
10 74 (17.17%) Concurrent Programming
10 74 (17.17%) OO
10 74 (17.17%) UML
11 67 (15.55%) Software Delivery
12 58 (13.46%) Mobile Development
13 56 (12.99%) Open Source
14 53 (12.30%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 298 (69.14%) Python
2 195 (45.24%) Bash Shell
3 184 (42.69%) Java
4 182 (42.23%) Perl
5 96 (22.27%) Ruby
6 71 (16.47%) Go
7 69 (16.01%) C#
8 54 (12.53%) PHP
9 38 (8.82%) SQL
10 35 (8.12%) JavaScript
11 26 (6.03%) Shell Script
12 23 (5.34%) PowerShell
13 14 (3.25%) C++
14 7 (1.62%) Groovy
15 6 (1.39%) Scala
16 4 (0.93%) C
16 4 (0.93%) Jython
16 4 (0.93%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.70%) Erlang
17 3 (0.70%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 37 (8.58%) Degree
2 12 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.86%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.93%) CCNA
4 4 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (0.93%) CISSP
4 4 (0.93%) CompTIA Security+
4 4 (0.93%) DV Cleared
4 4 (0.93%) GIAC
4 4 (0.93%) Linux+ Certification
4 4 (0.93%) MCSE
4 4 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (0.93%) SANS
4 4 (0.93%) Security+ Certification
4 4 (0.93%) SSCP
5 1 (0.23%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.09%) QA
2 8 (1.86%) SLA
3 3 (0.70%) GCP
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 89 (20.65%) Docker
2 68 (15.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (10.21%) Xen
4 26 (6.03%) QEMU
5 16 (3.71%) Hyper-V
6 15 (3.48%) vSphere
7 14 (3.25%) Active Directory
8 11 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (2.09%) OpenSSH
9 9 (2.09%) XenServer
10 8 (1.86%) NFS
11 7 (1.62%) vCloud
11 7 (1.62%) VirtualBox
12 6 (1.39%) KVM
13 5 (1.16%) LXC
14 4 (0.93%) etcd
14 4 (0.93%) flannel
14 4 (0.93%) HDFS
15 3 (0.70%) StorNext
16 2 (0.46%) iptables
Systems Management
1 411 (95.36%) Puppet
2 397 (92.11%) Ansible
3 368 (85.38%) Opscode Chef
4 85 (19.72%) Kibana
4 85 (19.72%) logstash
5 54 (12.53%) Nagios
6 41 (9.51%) ZABBIX
7 40 (9.28%) Kubernetes
8 38 (8.82%) Terraform
9 27 (6.26%) Mesos
10 15 (3.48%) Graphite
11 12 (2.78%) CFEngine
12 11 (2.55%) Nmap
13 10 (2.32%) HAProxy
14 9 (2.09%) Cobbler
14 9 (2.09%) Grafana
14 9 (2.09%) Munin
14 9 (2.09%) Tivoli
15 6 (1.39%) Capistrano
16 5 (1.16%) rkt
Vendors
1 110 (25.52%) Oracle
2 71 (16.47%) VMware
3 69 (16.01%) SaltStack
4 36 (8.35%) Red Hat
5 23 (5.34%) Microsoft
6 22 (5.10%) Splunk
7 20 (4.64%) Cisco
8 18 (4.18%) Rackspace
9 13 (3.02%) Google
10 12 (2.78%) AppDynamics
11 11 (2.55%) New Relic
11 11 (2.55%) SolarWinds
12 9 (2.09%) EnterpriseDB
12 9 (2.09%) NetApp
13 7 (1.62%) F5
13 7 (1.62%) HP
14 6 (1.39%) Riverbed
15 3 (0.70%) Brocade
16 2 (0.46%) Atlassian
16 2 (0.46%) Huawei
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & equity
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lebara
Salary: benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
We Are Aspire Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum Competitive + Bonus + Benefits + On
Posted: 9 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum Competitive + Benefits + On Call + B
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Sheffield
Sky Betting & Gaming
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus!
Posted: 21 days ago