Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salt
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 869 776 952
Rank change year-on-year -93 +176 +142
Permanent jobs citing Salt 301 445 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.25% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.04% 2.84% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 266 394 291
England median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,525 £80,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 14782 15645 15913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.76% 8.73% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 12233 12745 13042
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Salt
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Salt in England

Salt
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Salt in England

Salt
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Salt in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Salt in England

Salt
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Salt within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
London -104 172 £62,500 - 23
North of England +3 49 £52,500 - 6
South East +32 29 £47,500 -17.39% 3
Yorkshire +20 27 £52,500 - 3
North West -7 22 £52,500 - 2
Midlands +30 21 £57,500 -4.17% 2
West Midlands +30 17 - - 1
South West -24 15 £45,000 -28.00%
East of England +17 14 £50,000 -34.77% 1
East Midlands +23 4 £57,500 -4.17% 1
Salt
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 England region with a requirement for Salt.

1 275 (91.36%) Puppet
2 264 (87.71%) Ansible
3 248 (82.39%) Opscode Chef
4 240 (79.73%) Linux
5 236 (78.41%) Python
6 207 (68.77%) DevOps
7 206 (68.44%) Amazon AWS
8 153 (50.83%) Bash Shell
9 146 (48.50%) Docker
10 145 (48.17%) Configuration Management
11 141 (46.84%) Ruby
12 121 (40.20%) Jenkins
13 117 (38.87%) Java
13 117 (38.87%) Perl
14 107 (35.55%) Agile Software Development
15 93 (30.90%) Microsoft Azure
16 88 (29.24%) Continuous Integration
17 80 (26.58%) Kubernetes
18 79 (26.25%) Terraform
19 77 (25.58%) Red Hat
20 74 (24.58%) CentOS
21 73 (24.25%) MySQL
22 72 (23.92%) VMware
23 71 (23.59%) Vagrant
24 69 (22.92%) Nagios
25 67 (22.26%) Git (software)
26 66 (21.93%) Web Services
27 63 (20.93%) TCP/IP
28 60 (19.93%) Firewall
28 60 (19.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Salt
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 57 (18.94%) OpenStack
2 35 (11.63%) Tomcat
3 34 (11.30%) Apache
4 33 (10.96%) JBoss
5 30 (9.97%) nginx
6 25 (8.31%) WebSphere
7 24 (7.97%) Apache Spark
8 23 (7.64%) Elasticsearch
9 22 (7.31%) Apache Solr
9 22 (7.31%) WebLogic
10 18 (5.98%) WebSphere Application Server
11 16 (5.32%) Jetty
12 9 (2.99%) GlassFish
13 7 (2.33%) Apache Pig
14 6 (1.99%) CloudStack
15 3 (1.00%) Confluence
15 3 (1.00%) IIS
16 2 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 1 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
17 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 206 (68.44%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (30.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 29 (9.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 26 (8.64%) IaaS
6 24 (7.97%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (4.98%) Loggly
7 15 (4.98%) Sumo Logic
8 13 (4.32%) GitHub
8 13 (4.32%) SaaS
9 12 (3.99%) PaaS
10 11 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (1.99%) Amazon S3
12 5 (1.66%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (1.33%) DigitalOcean
13 4 (1.33%) OpenShift
14 3 (1.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (1.00%) Serverless
14 3 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 63 (20.93%) TCP/IP
2 60 (19.93%) Firewall
3 47 (15.61%) DNS
4 20 (6.64%) DHCP
4 20 (6.64%) Internet
5 17 (5.65%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (5.65%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (4.98%) HTTP
6 15 (4.98%) VLAN
7 14 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
7 14 (4.65%) LAN
7 14 (4.65%) SNMP
7 14 (4.65%) WAN
8 11 (3.65%) Ethernet
8 11 (3.65%) SMTP
8 11 (3.65%) VPN
9 9 (2.99%) SSL
10 8 (2.66%) Broadband
11 7 (2.33%) SAN
11 7 (2.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (24.25%) MySQL
2 41 (13.62%) Hadoop
3 40 (13.29%) PostgreSQL
4 38 (12.62%) MongoDB
5 35 (11.63%) Big Data
6 34 (11.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 30 (9.97%) Redis
8 26 (8.64%) NoSQL
8 26 (8.64%) SQL Server
9 25 (8.31%) Relational Database
9 25 (8.31%) Riak
10 16 (5.32%) Couchbase
11 15 (4.98%) InfluxDB
12 11 (3.65%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (2.99%) Apache Hive
13 9 (2.99%) MariaDB
14 6 (1.99%) RDBMS
15 5 (1.66%) HBase
16 4 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 1 (0.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 121 (40.20%) Jenkins
2 71 (23.59%) Vagrant
3 67 (22.26%) Git (software)
4 31 (10.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 24 (7.97%) Maven
6 23 (7.64%) TeamCity
7 22 (7.31%) Sonatype Nexus
8 17 (5.65%) Subversion
9 14 (4.65%) JIRA
10 12 (3.99%) Grunt
10 12 (3.99%) Selenium
11 11 (3.65%) Bitbucket
11 11 (3.65%) Travis CI
12 8 (2.66%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (2.33%) Ant
13 7 (2.33%) CodeSonar
13 7 (2.33%) git-flow
13 7 (2.33%) Robot Framework
14 5 (1.66%) GitLab
15 4 (1.33%) Artifactory
General
1 29 (9.63%) Telecoms
2 19 (6.31%) Finance
3 11 (3.65%) Retail
4 9 (2.99%) Games
4 9 (2.99%) Marketing
5 7 (2.33%) Banking
6 4 (1.33%) Advertising
6 4 (1.33%) Law
6 4 (1.33%) Legal
7 2 (0.66%) Front Office
7 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Electronics
8 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 124 (41.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 66 (21.93%) Linux Engineer
3 51 (16.94%) AWS Engineer
4 49 (16.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 45 (14.95%) Administrator
5 45 (14.95%) Developer
6 43 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
7 42 (13.95%) Systems Administrator
8 41 (13.62%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 40 (13.29%) Linux Administrator
10 38 (12.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 37 (12.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 24 (7.97%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 23 (7.64%) Systems Engineer
14 18 (5.98%) Java Developer
15 17 (5.65%) Analyst
16 16 (5.32%) Automation Engineer
17 13 (4.32%) Cloud Engineer
17 13 (4.32%) DevOps Administrator
18 12 (3.99%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (21.93%) Web Services
2 52 (17.28%) Node.js
3 39 (12.96%) Elastic Stack
4 35 (11.63%) LAMP
5 33 (10.96%) .NET
6 32 (10.63%) AngularJS
7 21 (6.98%) REST
8 20 (6.64%) CSS
8 20 (6.64%) HTML
9 19 (6.31%) React
10 18 (5.98%) RabbitMQ
11 17 (5.65%) Lucene
12 15 (4.98%) CSS3
12 15 (4.98%) HTML5
12 15 (4.98%) JSON
12 15 (4.98%) LEMP Stack
13 13 (4.32%) Spring
14 12 (3.99%) ASP.NET
14 12 (3.99%) jQuery
14 12 (3.99%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.97%) Computer Science
2 29 (9.63%) Data Centre
3 28 (9.30%) Public Cloud
4 25 (8.31%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (7.97%) Management Information System
6 23 (7.64%) Linux Command Line
7 12 (3.99%) Private Cloud
8 11 (3.65%) Replication
9 10 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (2.99%) Derivative
11 7 (2.33%) Fintech
12 6 (1.99%) PKI
13 5 (1.66%) Cyberthreat
14 4 (1.33%) Client/Server
14 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
15 3 (1.00%) Clustering
15 3 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 3 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
16 2 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
16 2 (0.66%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 240 (79.73%) Linux
2 74 (24.58%) CentOS
3 60 (19.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 57 (18.94%) Windows
5 52 (17.28%) Unix
6 49 (16.28%) Ubuntu
7 46 (15.28%) Debian
8 11 (3.65%) Android
8 11 (3.65%) Apple iOS
8 11 (3.65%) Solaris
9 10 (3.32%) Windows Server
10 7 (2.33%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.99%) CoreOS
12 5 (1.66%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.33%) VMS
14 3 (1.00%) SUSE
15 2 (0.66%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.33%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (68.77%) DevOps
2 145 (48.17%) Configuration Management
3 107 (35.55%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (29.24%) Continuous Integration
5 60 (19.93%) Open Source
6 43 (14.29%) Scrum
6 43 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 37 (12.29%) ITIL
8 36 (11.96%) Continuous Deployment
8 36 (11.96%) Software Engineering
9 35 (11.63%) TDD
10 26 (8.64%) Kanban
11 24 (7.97%) Multithreading
12 23 (7.64%) Load Balancing
12 23 (7.64%) Mentoring
13 22 (7.31%) DSDM
13 22 (7.31%) RUP
13 22 (7.31%) Web Development
14 19 (6.31%) E-Commerce
14 19 (6.31%) OO
Programming Languages
1 236 (78.41%) Python
2 153 (50.83%) Bash Shell
3 141 (46.84%) Ruby
4 117 (38.87%) Java
4 117 (38.87%) Perl
5 54 (17.94%) Go
6 52 (17.28%) PHP
7 50 (16.61%) JavaScript
8 40 (13.29%) Shell Script
9 38 (12.62%) C#
10 32 (10.63%) C++
10 32 (10.63%) SQL
11 25 (8.31%) PowerShell
12 21 (6.98%) Scala
13 11 (3.65%) C
13 11 (3.65%) VBScript
14 7 (2.33%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.00%) PHP 5
15 3 (1.00%) PHP 7
16 2 (0.66%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 36 (11.96%) Degree
2 20 (6.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (3.99%) CCNA
3 12 (3.99%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (3.99%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.99%) CISSP
5 6 (1.99%) CompTIA Security+
5 6 (1.99%) GIAC
5 6 (1.99%) Linux+ Certification
5 6 (1.99%) MCSE
5 6 (1.99%) Network+ Certification
5 6 (1.99%) SANS
5 6 (1.99%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.99%) Security+ Certification
5 6 (1.99%) SSCP
6 4 (1.33%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.00%) CCNP
7 3 (1.00%) RHCE
8 2 (0.66%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.33%) GCP
2 4 (1.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.66%) QA
3 2 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 146 (48.50%) Docker
2 51 (16.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (8.64%) Hyper-V
4 18 (5.98%) iptables
5 17 (5.65%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (4.98%) VirtualBox
7 14 (4.65%) Active Directory
7 14 (4.65%) vSphere
8 12 (3.99%) Xen
9 7 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.99%) KVM
10 6 (1.99%) pfSense
10 6 (1.99%) Samba
10 6 (1.99%) XenServer
11 5 (1.66%) etcd
11 5 (1.66%) flannel
11 5 (1.66%) HDFS
11 5 (1.66%) vCloud
12 3 (1.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 275 (91.36%) Puppet
2 264 (87.71%) Ansible
3 248 (82.39%) Opscode Chef
4 80 (26.58%) Kubernetes
5 79 (26.25%) Terraform
6 69 (22.92%) Nagios
7 40 (13.29%) ZABBIX
8 26 (8.64%) Packer
9 25 (8.31%) Grafana
10 18 (5.98%) Kibana
10 18 (5.98%) logstash
11 17 (5.65%) Cacti
11 17 (5.65%) Icinga
11 17 (5.65%) SELinux
12 13 (4.32%) Mesos
13 11 (3.65%) Prometheus
13 11 (3.65%) SCVMM
14 10 (3.32%) Rancher
15 9 (2.99%) Munin
16 8 (2.66%) Consul
Vendors
1 77 (25.58%) Red Hat
2 72 (23.92%) VMware
3 57 (18.94%) SaltStack
4 52 (17.28%) Cisco
5 46 (15.28%) Oracle
6 31 (10.30%) Microsoft
7 30 (9.97%) Google
8 22 (7.31%) New Relic
9 20 (6.64%) Citrix
9 20 (6.64%) Rackspace
10 18 (5.98%) BMC
10 18 (5.98%) Splunk
11 11 (3.65%) SolarWinds
12 6 (1.99%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.99%) EnterpriseDB
13 5 (1.66%) AppDynamics
13 5 (1.66%) McAfee
13 5 (1.66%) Symantec
14 4 (1.33%) CheckPoint
14 4 (1.33%) Perforce