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 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salt
UK
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 676 707 815
Rank change year-on-year +31 +108  
Permanent jobs citing Salt 192 254 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.58% 2.92% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 166 230 148
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -33.33%  

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 7446 8701 8382
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.53% 8.41% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5967 7025 6637
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.29%  

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 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Salt in the UK

Salt
Top 30 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 28 April 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 +23 191 £57,500 -4.16% 39
London +13 95 £62,500 - 21
South East +84 42 £47,500 -11.21% 6
Berkshire - 37 £45,000 - 3
Reading - 27 £45,000 - 1
South West +23 15 £55,000 -21.42% 2
Bristol +2 14 £57,500 -17.85% 1
East of England +23 13 £70,000 +50.53% 1
City of London -14 13 £62,500 +4.16% 5
Cambridge - 13 £70,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 13 £70,000 - 1
Yorkshire -30 12 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Leeds +13 11 £53,750 +7.50% 2
West Yorkshire +1 11 £53,750 +19.44% 2
Maidenhead - 10 £60,000 -
Manchester - 8 £52,500 - 1
North West - 8 £52,500 - 1
Surrey +43 3 £65,000 +21.49% 3
East Midlands +6 3 £52,500 -19.23%
Nottingham - 3 £52,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £52,500 -
West Midlands +21 2 £65,000 +136.36% 2
Tyne and Wear +15 1 £65,000 +116.66%
Newcastle upon Tyne +11 1 £65,000 +116.66%
North East -9 1 £65,000 +116.66%
Sheffield -22 1 £40,000 -20.00% 3
South Yorkshire -27 1 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Birmingham - 1 £65,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £57,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £55,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 380 (95.48%) Puppet
2 356 (89.45%) Ansible
3 330 (82.91%) Opscode Chef
4 297 (74.62%) Python
5 288 (72.36%) Linux
6 241 (60.55%) DevOps
7 237 (59.55%) Amazon AWS
8 200 (50.25%) Bash Shell
9 185 (46.48%) Perl
10 173 (43.47%) Java
11 149 (37.44%) Continuous Integration
12 136 (34.17%) Git (software)
13 128 (32.16%) MySQL
13 128 (32.16%) Agile Software Development
14 113 (28.39%) Jenkins
15 108 (27.14%) Configuration Management
16 98 (24.62%) Oracle
16 98 (24.62%) NoSQL
17 96 (24.12%) Docker
18 95 (23.87%) Ruby
19 93 (23.37%) Scrum
20 92 (23.12%) Microsoft Azure
21 84 (21.11%) Hadoop
21 84 (21.11%) Elastic Stack
22 81 (20.35%) Big Data
23 80 (20.10%) SQL Server
23 80 (20.10%) MongoDB
24 79 (19.85%) OpenStack
25 78 (19.60%) Elasticsearch
26 76 (19.10%) Redis

Salt
Co-occurring 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 79 (19.85%) OpenStack
2 78 (19.60%) Elasticsearch
3 74 (18.59%) Tomcat
4 72 (18.09%) WebSphere
5 70 (17.59%) JBoss
6 68 (17.09%) WebLogic
7 66 (16.58%) Apache Spark
8 61 (15.33%) Apache Solr
8 61 (15.33%) Jetty
9 46 (11.56%) Apache
10 28 (7.04%) nginx
11 27 (6.78%) WebSphere Application Server
12 13 (3.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 10 (2.51%) lighttpd
14 7 (1.76%) CloudStack
14 7 (1.76%) Confluence
15 5 (1.26%) CMS
16 3 (0.75%) Drupal
16 3 (0.75%) WordPress
17 2 (0.50%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Campfire
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 237 (59.55%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (23.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (7.29%) SaaS
4 23 (5.78%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (3.52%) Amazon S3
6 13 (3.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (3.02%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (3.02%) GitHub
8 11 (2.76%) Amazon ELB
9 10 (2.51%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (2.51%) IBM Cloud
9 10 (2.51%) SoftLayer
10 9 (2.26%) IaaS
11 6 (1.51%) Loggly
11 6 (1.51%) Sumo Logic
12 5 (1.26%) PaaS
13 4 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (1.01%) Datadog
13 4 (1.01%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 72 (18.09%) TCP/IP
2 68 (17.09%) Firewall
3 37 (9.30%) DNS
4 28 (7.04%) Intrusion Detection
5 27 (6.78%) SNMP
6 19 (4.77%) VLAN
7 18 (4.52%) LAN
7 18 (4.52%) WAN
8 16 (4.02%) DHCP
8 16 (4.02%) LDAP
8 16 (4.02%) SMTP
9 15 (3.77%) SSL
10 12 (3.02%) Fibre Channel
11 10 (2.51%) NAS
11 10 (2.51%) SAN
12 9 (2.26%) SSH
13 8 (2.01%) HTTP
13 8 (2.01%) iSCSI
13 8 (2.01%) Network Security
14 6 (1.51%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (32.16%) MySQL
2 98 (24.62%) NoSQL
3 84 (21.11%) Hadoop
4 81 (20.35%) Big Data
5 80 (20.10%) MongoDB
5 80 (20.10%) SQL Server
6 76 (19.10%) Redis
7 74 (18.59%) Apache Cassandra
7 74 (18.59%) PostgreSQL
8 65 (16.33%) Riak
9 61 (15.33%) Couchbase
10 16 (4.02%) Relational Database
11 11 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (2.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.51%) RDBMS
14 4 (1.01%) HBase
15 3 (0.75%) InfluxDB
16 2 (0.50%) Apache Hive
16 2 (0.50%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 136 (34.17%) Git (software)
2 113 (28.39%) Jenkins
3 61 (15.33%) Maven
4 57 (14.32%) Subversion
5 37 (9.30%) Ant
6 32 (8.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 31 (7.79%) Vagrant
8 25 (6.28%) Gradle
9 24 (6.03%) TeamCity
10 22 (5.53%) JIRA
11 19 (4.77%) Apache Ivy
12 8 (2.01%) Mercurial
13 7 (1.76%) Bitbucket
13 7 (1.76%) Selenium
14 6 (1.51%) Artifactory
14 6 (1.51%) Grunt
14 6 (1.51%) JMeter
14 6 (1.51%) SonarQube
15 5 (1.26%) CruiseControl
15 5 (1.26%) Oracle APEX
General
1 76 (19.10%) Banking
2 52 (13.07%) Retail
3 33 (8.29%) Finance
4 19 (4.77%) Marketing
5 17 (4.27%) Telecoms
6 12 (3.02%) Games
7 9 (2.26%) Advertising
8 3 (0.75%) Legal
9 2 (0.50%) Electronics
9 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.25%) Front Office
10 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 151 (37.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 81 (20.35%) Developer
3 68 (17.09%) Linux Engineer
4 52 (13.07%) Java Developer
5 50 (12.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 48 (12.06%) Administrator
7 46 (11.56%) Systems Administrator
8 41 (10.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 40 (10.05%) Senior Developer
10 32 (8.04%) DevOps Administrator
11 30 (7.54%) Release Engineer
12 29 (7.29%) Systems Engineer
13 27 (6.78%) NOC Engineer
14 23 (5.78%) Senior Java Developer
15 17 (4.27%) Automation Engineer
16 16 (4.02%) AWS DevOps
17 14 (3.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 14 (3.52%) AWS Engineer
17 14 (3.52%) Cloud Engineer
18 13 (3.27%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (21.11%) Elastic Stack
2 71 (17.84%) AngularJS
3 64 (16.08%) React
4 61 (15.33%) Lucene
5 49 (12.31%) Web Services
6 37 (9.30%) Spring
7 36 (9.05%) Node.js
8 29 (7.29%) LAMP
9 25 (6.28%) CSS
10 24 (6.03%) HTML
11 22 (5.53%) .NET
12 14 (3.52%) Sensu
13 10 (2.51%) CSS3
13 10 (2.51%) jQuery
14 9 (2.26%) HTML5
14 9 (2.26%) RabbitMQ
15 8 (2.01%) Kafka
16 7 (1.76%) REST
16 7 (1.76%) XML
17 6 (1.51%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.56%) Data Centre
2 24 (6.03%) Computer Science
3 21 (5.28%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (4.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (4.02%) Mobile App
6 14 (3.52%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (3.52%) Replication
6 14 (3.52%) User Experience
7 9 (2.26%) Derivative
8 8 (2.01%) PKI
8 8 (2.01%) Private Cloud
9 7 (1.76%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (1.76%) Fintech
9 7 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.76%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.76%) Streaming Media
10 4 (1.01%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.01%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.75%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.75%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 288 (72.36%) Linux
2 66 (16.58%) CentOS
3 59 (14.82%) Unix
4 57 (14.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 44 (11.06%) Android
5 44 (11.06%) Apple iOS
5 44 (11.06%) Windows
6 40 (10.05%) Ubuntu
7 38 (9.55%) Debian
8 12 (3.02%) Solaris
9 8 (2.01%) Data ONTAP
9 8 (2.01%) VMS
10 4 (1.01%) CoreOS
11 3 (0.75%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.50%) Fedora
12 2 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (60.55%) DevOps
2 149 (37.44%) Continuous Integration
3 128 (32.16%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (27.14%) Configuration Management
5 93 (23.37%) Scrum
6 75 (18.84%) Kanban
7 72 (18.09%) TDD
8 68 (17.09%) DSDM
8 68 (17.09%) RUP
9 66 (16.58%) Mentoring
10 64 (16.08%) Coaching
11 63 (15.83%) Multithreading
12 62 (15.58%) OO
12 62 (15.58%) Web Development
13 61 (15.33%) Concurrent Programming
13 61 (15.33%) UML
14 50 (12.56%) High Availability
14 50 (12.56%) Software Delivery
15 43 (10.80%) Open Source
16 41 (10.30%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 297 (74.62%) Python
2 200 (50.25%) Bash Shell
3 185 (46.48%) Perl
4 173 (43.47%) Java
5 95 (23.87%) Ruby
6 66 (16.58%) Go
7 55 (13.82%) C#
8 54 (13.57%) PHP
9 44 (11.06%) SQL
10 35 (8.79%) JavaScript
11 27 (6.78%) Shell Script
12 20 (5.03%) PowerShell
13 14 (3.52%) C++
14 9 (2.26%) Scala
15 7 (1.76%) Jython
16 5 (1.26%) Groovy
17 4 (1.01%) Erlang
18 3 (0.75%) GraphQL
19 2 (0.50%) Clojure
19 2 (0.50%) sed
Qualifications
1 32 (8.04%) Degree
2 10 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.50%) CCNA
4 2 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.50%) CISSP
4 2 (0.50%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (0.50%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.50%) GIAC
4 2 (0.50%) Linux+ Certification
4 2 (0.50%) MCSE
4 2 (0.50%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (0.50%) SANS
4 2 (0.50%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (0.50%) SSCP
5 1 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.51%) QA
2 8 (2.01%) SLA
3 3 (0.75%) GCP
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 96 (24.12%) Docker
2 73 (18.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (10.05%) Xen
4 25 (6.28%) QEMU
5 19 (4.77%) Hyper-V
6 15 (3.77%) Active Directory
7 13 (3.27%) etcd
7 13 (3.27%) flannel
7 13 (3.27%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (2.76%) vSphere
9 10 (2.51%) PowerDNS
10 9 (2.26%) OpenSSH
11 8 (2.01%) NFS
11 8 (2.01%) VirtualBox
12 7 (1.76%) XenServer
13 6 (1.51%) KVM
13 6 (1.51%) StorNext
14 5 (1.26%) vCloud
15 4 (1.01%) HDFS
16 2 (0.50%) iptables
Systems Management
1 380 (95.48%) Puppet
2 356 (89.45%) Ansible
3 330 (82.91%) Opscode Chef
4 73 (18.34%) logstash
5 72 (18.09%) Kibana
6 64 (16.08%) Nagios
7 51 (12.81%) Kubernetes
8 49 (12.31%) ZABBIX
9 42 (10.55%) Terraform
10 27 (6.78%) Mesos
11 20 (5.03%) Graphite
12 14 (3.52%) Munin
13 13 (3.27%) Grafana
14 11 (2.76%) Nmap
15 10 (2.51%) HAProxy
16 7 (1.76%) CFEngine
16 7 (1.76%) Cobbler
16 7 (1.76%) Consul
16 7 (1.76%) Tivoli
17 6 (1.51%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 98 (24.62%) Oracle
2 74 (18.59%) VMware
3 73 (18.34%) SaltStack
4 34 (8.54%) Red Hat
5 27 (6.78%) Cisco
6 26 (6.53%) Splunk
7 20 (5.03%) Microsoft
8 16 (4.02%) SolarWinds
9 13 (3.27%) AppDynamics
9 13 (3.27%) Google
10 12 (3.02%) New Relic
11 11 (2.76%) Rackspace
12 9 (2.26%) NetApp
13 7 (1.76%) EnterpriseDB
13 7 (1.76%) F5
13 7 (1.76%) HP
14 6 (1.51%) Riverbed
15 4 (1.01%) Brocade
16 3 (0.75%) Huawei
17 2 (0.50%) Perforce
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35,000 to £50,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Floow
Posted: 10 hours ago
England
FRG Technology Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Flexitime
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Cavendish Maine
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago
Sheffield
Affecto
Posted: 7 days ago
Rugby
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 per annum + BUPA, Life Cover, 25 Days Hol, P.Healthcare
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago