Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Salt skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Salt over the 6 months to 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salt
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 288 331
Rank change year-on-year +52 +43 -
Permanent jobs citing Salt 12 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.19% 0.094% 0.018%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.02% 0.95% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 2
Berkshire median annual salary £34,250 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -51.07% +3.70% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £47,125 £66,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £75,000 £68,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -13.04% +9.52% -4.55%

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

All Systems Management Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 593 841 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 9.19% 9.88% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 483 660 727
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,400 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +4.65%

Salt
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Salt as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Salt in Berkshire

Salt
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Salt in Berkshire

Salt
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Salt in Berkshire over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Salt in Berkshire

Salt
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Salt within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 12 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +43 8 £34,250 -34.76%
Slough +1 3 £47,500 -32.14%
Newbury - 1 £67,500 -
Salt
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Salt.

1 12 (100.00%) Python
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) Bash Shell
2 11 (91.67%) Docker
3 10 (83.33%) CentOS
4 9 (75.00%) Puppet
4 9 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (75.00%) Ansible
5 8 (66.67%) DevOps
5 8 (66.67%) Java
5 8 (66.67%) Perl
6 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (58.33%) Open Source
7 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (50.00%) Ruby
7 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (41.67%) Ant
8 5 (41.67%) Unix
8 5 (41.67%) Maven
8 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
8 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
8 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
8 5 (41.67%) OpenStack
8 5 (41.67%) Vagrant
8 5 (41.67%) Kubernetes
8 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (41.67%) Release Automation
9 4 (33.33%) Task Automation

Salt
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (41.67%) OpenStack
2 3 (25.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (33.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) BGP
1 4 (33.33%) EIGRP
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
1 4 (33.33%) MPLS
1 4 (33.33%) OSPF
1 4 (33.33%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Ant
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
1 5 (41.67%) Maven
1 5 (41.67%) Vagrant
2 4 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (33.33%) GitLab
2 4 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (8.33%) Gradle
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Junior
2 3 (25.00%) Junior DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) Junior DevOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) JSON
1 4 (33.33%) REST
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 4 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) CentOS
3 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Unix
5 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) DevOps
2 7 (58.33%) Open Source
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (41.67%) Release Automation
5 4 (33.33%) BDD
5 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (33.33%) High Availability
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 4 (33.33%) Microservices
5 4 (33.33%) Network Virtualisation
5 4 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
5 4 (33.33%) Task Automation
5 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 4 (33.33%) Workflow
5 4 (33.33%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Python
2 11 (91.67%) Bash Shell
3 8 (66.67%) Java
3 8 (66.67%) Perl
4 6 (50.00%) Ruby
5 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (33.33%) Scala
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Docker
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Ansible
1 9 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (75.00%) Puppet
2 5 (41.67%) Kubernetes
3 4 (33.33%) Nagios
3 4 (33.33%) Terraform
4 1 (8.33%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) AppDynamics
1 4 (33.33%) Citrix
1 4 (33.33%) New Relic
1 4 (33.33%) Rackspace
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat