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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salt
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 722 680 785
Rank change year-on-year -42 +105  
Permanent jobs citing Salt 161 245 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.07% 2.87% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 144 224 178
Median salary £57,500 £61,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.12% +2.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -23.07%  

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 7776 8522 8433
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.84% 8.65% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6293 6926 6643
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -31 160 £57,500 -6.12% 33
London -48 84 £62,500 -5.66% 19
South East +48 22 £45,000 -15.88% 7
Berkshire - 20 £45,000 - 4
City of London -7 16 £60,000 +4.34% 5
Yorkshire -17 16 £55,000 +25.71% 2
Reading - 15 £45,000 - 2
Leeds +5 14 £55,000 +20.54% 2
West Yorkshire -1 14 £55,000 +29.41% 2
South West +11 12 £57,500 -14.81%
West Midlands - 7 £65,000 - 1
East Midlands +16 6 £53,750 -14.00%
East of England -1 6 £62,500 +34.40% 2
Bristol -21 6 £62,500 -7.40%
Birmingham - 6 £65,000 - 1
Chippenham - 6 £37,500 -
Nottingham - 6 £53,750 -
Cambridge - 6 £62,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 6 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £53,750 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £62,500 - 1
North West - 5 £52,500 - 2
Manchester - 4 £55,000 -
Slough - 4 £47,500 - 1
Surrey +20 2 £65,000 +21.49% 2
Epsom +13 2 £65,000 -13.33%
South Yorkshire -12 2 £40,000 -33.33%
Sheffield -12 2 £40,000 -33.33%
Croydon - 2 £65,000 -
Tyne and Wear +20 1 £65,000 +116.66%

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 317 (92.96%) Puppet
2 296 (86.80%) Opscode Chef
3 292 (85.63%) Ansible
4 260 (76.25%) Python
5 251 (73.61%) Linux
6 223 (65.40%) DevOps
7 210 (61.58%) Amazon AWS
8 180 (52.79%) Perl
9 176 (51.61%) Bash Shell
10 146 (42.82%) Java
11 129 (37.83%) Continuous Integration
12 121 (35.48%) Docker
13 116 (34.02%) Git (software)
13 116 (34.02%) MySQL
14 112 (32.84%) Jenkins
15 106 (31.09%) Agile Software Development
16 102 (29.91%) Ruby
17 95 (27.86%) Configuration Management
18 88 (25.81%) Oracle
18 88 (25.81%) NoSQL
19 84 (24.63%) Microsoft Azure
20 71 (20.82%) MongoDB
21 69 (20.23%) Big Data
21 69 (20.23%) SQL Server
21 69 (20.23%) Scrum
22 68 (19.94%) Maven
23 67 (19.65%) Tomcat
24 66 (19.35%) OpenStack
25 65 (19.06%) AngularJS
25 65 (19.06%) Elastic Stack

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 67 (19.65%) Tomcat
2 66 (19.35%) OpenStack
3 58 (17.01%) JBoss
3 58 (17.01%) WebSphere
4 55 (16.13%) Elasticsearch
4 55 (16.13%) WebLogic
5 54 (15.84%) Apache Spark
6 50 (14.66%) Apache Solr
7 49 (14.37%) Jetty
8 47 (13.78%) Apache
9 28 (8.21%) WebSphere Application Server
10 27 (7.92%) nginx
11 13 (3.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (1.76%) CloudStack
13 5 (1.47%) CMS
14 4 (1.17%) Confluence
15 3 (0.88%) Drupal
15 3 (0.88%) WordPress
16 2 (0.59%) lighttpd
17 1 (0.29%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (0.88%) Campfire
2 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 210 (61.58%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (24.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (12.02%) AWS CloudFormation
4 30 (8.80%) Amazon EC2
5 26 (7.62%) SaaS
6 23 (6.74%) Amazon S3
7 20 (5.87%) Amazon ELB
8 15 (4.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 14 (4.11%) IaaS
10 12 (3.52%) AWS Lambda
10 12 (3.52%) GitHub
11 8 (2.35%) Loggly
11 8 (2.35%) Sumo Logic
12 6 (1.76%) PaaS
13 4 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (1.17%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (1.17%) Slack
14 3 (0.88%) Asana
14 3 (0.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 59 (17.30%) Firewall
2 32 (9.38%) DNS
2 32 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 23 (6.74%) DHCP
4 19 (5.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 19 (5.57%) LAN
4 19 (5.57%) SNMP
4 19 (5.57%) WAN
5 18 (5.28%) SMTP
6 17 (4.99%) VLAN
7 16 (4.69%) LDAP
7 16 (4.69%) NAS
7 16 (4.69%) SAN
8 14 (4.11%) Fibre Channel
9 11 (3.23%) iSCSI
9 11 (3.23%) VPN
10 8 (2.35%) OpenVPN
11 7 (2.05%) Network Security
11 7 (2.05%) VoIP
12 6 (1.76%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (34.02%) MySQL
2 88 (25.81%) NoSQL
3 71 (20.82%) MongoDB
4 69 (20.23%) Big Data
4 69 (20.23%) SQL Server
5 63 (18.48%) Hadoop
6 62 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
7 58 (17.01%) PostgreSQL
8 56 (16.42%) Redis
9 55 (16.13%) Riak
10 49 (14.37%) Couchbase
11 24 (7.04%) Relational Database
12 22 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
13 13 (3.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 11 (3.23%) RDBMS
15 9 (2.64%) InfluxDB
16 8 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (1.47%) MariaDB
18 4 (1.17%) HBase
19 2 (0.59%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 116 (34.02%) Git (software)
2 112 (32.84%) Jenkins
3 68 (19.94%) Maven
4 45 (13.20%) Subversion
5 39 (11.44%) Ant
6 37 (10.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 28 (8.21%) Gradle
7 28 (8.21%) TeamCity
7 28 (8.21%) Vagrant
8 24 (7.04%) Apache Ivy
9 14 (4.11%) JIRA
10 13 (3.81%) SonarQube
11 7 (2.05%) Grunt
11 7 (2.05%) Mercurial
12 5 (1.47%) Artifactory
12 5 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (1.17%) ClearCase
13 4 (1.17%) JMeter
13 4 (1.17%) Selenium
General
1 52 (15.25%) Banking
2 36 (10.56%) Retail
3 32 (9.38%) Finance
4 30 (8.80%) Marketing
4 30 (8.80%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.81%) Games
6 6 (1.76%) Electronics
6 6 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.47%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.17%) Advertising
9 3 (0.88%) Legal
9 3 (0.88%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 143 (41.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 66 (19.35%) Developer
3 47 (13.78%) Administrator
4 45 (13.20%) Linux Engineer
5 44 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
6 40 (11.73%) Java Developer
7 36 (10.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 32 (9.38%) Release Engineer
9 30 (8.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 28 (8.21%) Senior Developer
11 26 (7.62%) DevOps Administrator
12 19 (5.57%) Linux Administrator
13 18 (5.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 18 (5.28%) Systems Engineer
14 17 (4.99%) Analyst
15 16 (4.69%) NOC Engineer
15 16 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
16 15 (4.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 14 (4.11%) AWS Engineer
17 14 (4.11%) DevOps Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (19.06%) AngularJS
1 65 (19.06%) Elastic Stack
2 54 (15.84%) React
3 50 (14.66%) Lucene
4 44 (12.90%) Web Services
5 41 (12.02%) Node.js
5 41 (12.02%) Spring
6 34 (9.97%) LAMP
7 27 (7.92%) CSS
8 26 (7.62%) HTML
9 18 (5.28%) .NET
10 12 (3.52%) CSS3
10 12 (3.52%) jQuery
10 12 (3.52%) Sensu
10 12 (3.52%) XML
11 11 (3.23%) HTML5
12 10 (2.93%) Kafka
13 8 (2.35%) LEMP Stack
14 7 (2.05%) JSON
14 7 (2.05%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.33%) Data Centre
1 25 (7.33%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 17 (4.99%) Replication
4 16 (4.69%) Linux Command Line
5 13 (3.81%) Derivative
6 12 (3.52%) Private Cloud
7 11 (3.23%) PKI
8 10 (2.93%) Enterprise Storage
9 9 (2.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (2.64%) Public Cloud
10 8 (2.35%) Fintech
10 8 (2.35%) User Experience
11 6 (1.76%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.76%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (1.17%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (1.17%) Cyberthreat
14 3 (0.88%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 251 (73.61%) Linux
2 63 (18.48%) Unix
3 59 (17.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 49 (14.37%) CentOS
5 43 (12.61%) Windows
6 27 (7.92%) Android
6 27 (7.92%) Apple iOS
7 24 (7.04%) Debian
7 24 (7.04%) Ubuntu
8 16 (4.69%) Solaris
9 14 (4.11%) VMS
10 11 (3.23%) Data ONTAP
11 6 (1.76%) Windows Server
12 4 (1.17%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.88%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.59%) Fedora
14 2 (0.59%) SUSE
15 1 (0.29%) AIX
15 1 (0.29%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (65.40%) DevOps
2 129 (37.83%) Continuous Integration
3 106 (31.09%) Agile Software Development
4 95 (27.86%) Configuration Management
5 69 (20.23%) Scrum
6 60 (17.60%) TDD
7 58 (17.01%) Kanban
8 55 (16.13%) DSDM
8 55 (16.13%) RUP
9 54 (15.84%) Web Development
10 53 (15.54%) Mentoring
11 51 (14.96%) Coaching
11 51 (14.96%) OO
12 50 (14.66%) Multithreading
13 49 (14.37%) Concurrent Programming
13 49 (14.37%) UML
14 46 (13.49%) Open Source
15 42 (12.32%) Software Engineering
16 35 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
17 32 (9.38%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 260 (76.25%) Python
2 180 (52.79%) Perl
3 176 (51.61%) Bash Shell
4 146 (42.82%) Java
5 102 (29.91%) Ruby
6 64 (18.77%) Go
7 54 (15.84%) PHP
8 47 (13.78%) C#
8 47 (13.78%) SQL
9 40 (11.73%) JavaScript
10 38 (11.14%) Shell Script
11 16 (4.69%) C++
11 16 (4.69%) PowerShell
12 14 (4.11%) Scala
13 9 (2.64%) Erlang
13 9 (2.64%) Jython
14 4 (1.17%) Groovy
15 3 (0.88%) Clojure
15 3 (0.88%) GraphQL
16 2 (0.59%) sed
Qualifications
1 29 (8.50%) Degree
2 20 (5.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.05%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.88%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.29%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.35%) QA
2 3 (0.88%) GCP
2 3 (0.88%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 121 (35.48%) Docker
2 50 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (7.62%) Hyper-V
4 22 (6.45%) etcd
4 22 (6.45%) flannel
5 21 (6.16%) Active Directory
6 18 (5.28%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (4.40%) Xen
8 11 (3.23%) NFS
9 10 (2.93%) VirtualBox
10 9 (2.64%) vSphere
11 8 (2.35%) KVM
12 6 (1.76%) XenServer
13 5 (1.47%) pfSense
13 5 (1.47%) QEMU
13 5 (1.47%) Samba
13 5 (1.47%) StorNext
13 5 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (1.17%) HDFS
15 3 (0.88%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 317 (92.96%) Puppet
2 296 (86.80%) Opscode Chef
3 292 (85.63%) Ansible
4 56 (16.42%) Terraform
5 53 (15.54%) logstash
6 52 (15.25%) Kibana
7 51 (14.96%) Nagios
8 47 (13.78%) Kubernetes
9 40 (11.73%) ZABBIX
10 23 (6.74%) Munin
11 21 (6.16%) Grafana
12 18 (5.28%) Graphite
12 18 (5.28%) Mesos
13 14 (4.11%) Consul
14 13 (3.81%) Sysdig
15 11 (3.23%) Cacti
15 11 (3.23%) Packer
16 8 (2.35%) vCenter Server
17 6 (1.76%) Cobbler
17 6 (1.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 88 (25.81%) Oracle
2 53 (15.54%) VMware
3 48 (14.08%) SaltStack
4 36 (10.56%) Cisco
5 34 (9.97%) Red Hat
6 24 (7.04%) Splunk
7 22 (6.45%) Microsoft
8 17 (4.99%) Google
9 15 (4.40%) SolarWinds
10 13 (3.81%) New Relic
11 12 (3.52%) Rackspace
12 11 (3.23%) NetApp
13 9 (2.64%) HP
14 7 (2.05%) AppDynamics
15 6 (1.76%) EnterpriseDB
15 6 (1.76%) SAP
16 5 (1.47%) F5
17 4 (1.17%) Brocade
17 4 (1.17%) Huawei
17 4 (1.17%) IBM
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Explore Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Alpha IT Resourcing
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Automation Logic
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + SHARE OPTIONS
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Win Technologies
Salary: From £85,000 to £94,999 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough
Talent Point
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits+package
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Woking
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
West End
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
FRG Technology Consulting
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Salary: £5000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago