Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salt
UK > England
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 754 688 855
Rank change year-on-year -66 +167 -57
Permanent jobs citing Salt 298 498 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.74% 2.99% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 217 372 306
England median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £47,200 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £96,000 £89,875 £76,875
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +9.09% -8.33%

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 17,159 16,679 14,962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.09% 10.49% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 13,110 13,346 12,215
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 18 August 2019.

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 18 August 2019. 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 +9 227 £70,000 - 24
South East +27 35 £70,000 +40.00% 7
North of England -34 17 £62,500 +19.05% 6
North West -6 16 £62,500 +19.05% 3
Midlands +38 11 £55,000 -4.35% 2
West Midlands +17 11 £55,000 -4.35% 1
South West -25 6 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Yorkshire -18 1 £62,500 +19.05% 2
Salt
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, IT jobs citing Salt also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Salt.

1 289 (96.98%) Ansible
2 273 (91.61%) DevOps
3 270 (90.60%) Puppet
4 258 (86.58%) Opscode Chef
5 244 (81.88%) Amazon AWS
6 221 (74.16%) Linux
7 205 (68.79%) Python
8 184 (61.74%) Docker
9 172 (57.72%) Microsoft Azure
10 155 (52.01%) Agile Software Development
11 150 (50.34%) Kubernetes
12 149 (50.00%) Configuration Management
13 132 (44.30%) Jenkins
14 126 (42.28%) Google Cloud Platform
15 117 (39.26%) Terraform
16 109 (36.58%) Java
17 106 (35.57%) Ruby
18 96 (32.21%) Continuous Integration
19 87 (29.19%) Google
20 86 (28.86%) Open Source
21 78 (26.17%) Public Cloud
22 75 (25.17%) Scrum
23 70 (23.49%) Data Centre
24 67 (22.48%) Public Sector
25 64 (21.48%) Windows
25 64 (21.48%) Git (software)
26 60 (20.13%) Stakeholder Management
27 58 (19.46%) Bash Shell
28 56 (18.79%) Packer
29 55 (18.46%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 46 (15.44%) OpenStack
2 34 (11.41%) Apache
3 32 (10.74%) Tomcat
4 15 (5.03%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (4.70%) Cloud Foundry
6 8 (2.68%) Apache Solr
6 8 (2.68%) Apache Spark
7 7 (2.35%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.01%) nginx
9 5 (1.68%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.68%) WordPress
10 4 (1.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (1.34%) CMS
10 4 (1.34%) Headless CMS
11 2 (0.67%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.34%) JBoss
12 1 (0.34%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.34%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.34%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 244 (81.88%) Amazon AWS
2 172 (57.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 126 (42.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 37 (12.42%) GitHub
5 31 (10.40%) AWS CloudFormation
6 29 (9.73%) SaaS
7 26 (8.72%) PaaS
8 22 (7.38%) IaaS
9 14 (4.70%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (4.03%) OpenShift
11 8 (2.68%) Apigee
11 8 (2.68%) Serverless
12 6 (2.01%) Amazon Kinesis
12 6 (2.01%) DigitalOcean
12 6 (2.01%) Linode
12 6 (2.01%) Rackspace Cloud
12 6 (2.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (1.68%) Amazon ECS
13 5 (1.68%) IBM Cloud
14 4 (1.34%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 33 (11.07%) Firewall
2 19 (6.38%) TCP/IP
3 18 (6.04%) VPN
4 6 (2.01%) Internet
5 5 (1.68%) DNS
6 4 (1.34%) AMQP
7 3 (1.01%) DHCP
8 2 (0.67%) HTTP
9 1 (0.34%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.34%) Network Security
9 1 (0.34%) SSH
9 1 (0.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.39%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (6.71%) Big Data
3 15 (5.03%) MySQL
4 11 (3.69%) MongoDB
5 10 (3.36%) Blockchain
5 10 (3.36%) Hadoop
6 9 (3.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (3.02%) Neo4j
7 8 (2.68%) Apache Accumulo
7 8 (2.68%) IBM InfoSphere
7 8 (2.68%) OrientDB
8 7 (2.35%) SQL Server
9 6 (2.01%) Cosmos DB
9 6 (2.01%) Redis
10 2 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.67%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.34%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.34%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 132 (44.30%) Jenkins
2 64 (21.48%) Git (software)
3 55 (18.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 50 (16.78%) TeamCity
5 40 (13.42%) Vagrant
6 35 (11.74%) Octopus Deploy
7 27 (9.06%) Hudson
8 22 (7.38%) git-flow
9 20 (6.71%) RSpec
10 15 (5.03%) Maven
11 13 (4.36%) JIRA
12 11 (3.69%) Bitbucket
12 11 (3.69%) GitLab
12 11 (3.69%) Subversion
13 9 (3.02%) JUnit
14 8 (2.68%) Ant
14 8 (2.68%) CircleCI
14 8 (2.68%) Selenium
15 7 (2.35%) Gradle
16 6 (2.01%) Artifactory
General
1 67 (22.48%) Public Sector
2 20 (6.71%) Finance
3 18 (6.04%) Marketing
4 14 (4.70%) Legal
5 8 (2.68%) Games
6 6 (2.01%) Billing
7 5 (1.68%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.67%) Banking
8 2 (0.67%) Law
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 193 (64.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 76 (25.50%) AWS Engineer
3 44 (14.77%) AWS DevOps
4 40 (13.42%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 35 (11.74%) Platform Engineer
6 30 (10.07%) Senior DevOps
6 30 (10.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 28 (9.40%) Linux Engineer
8 23 (7.72%) Cloud Engineer
9 22 (7.38%) Lead DevOps
10 21 (7.05%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 21 (7.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 21 (7.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 21 (7.05%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 20 (6.71%) PowerShell Engineer
12 19 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 19 (6.38%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 19 (6.38%) VMware Engineer
13 18 (6.04%) Site Engineer
14 17 (5.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (13.09%) Elastic Stack
2 31 (10.40%) Web Services
3 23 (7.72%) Node.js
4 14 (4.70%) Spring
5 13 (4.36%) REST
6 12 (4.03%) Java EE
6 12 (4.03%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (3.02%) Spring Boot
8 8 (2.68%) Kafka
8 8 (2.68%) ZeroMQ
9 7 (2.35%) .NET
9 7 (2.35%) boto
10 6 (2.01%) J2EE
11 5 (1.68%) Ajax
11 5 (1.68%) CSS
11 5 (1.68%) Hibernate
11 5 (1.68%) HTML
11 5 (1.68%) jQuery
11 5 (1.68%) JSP
11 5 (1.68%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 78 (26.17%) Public Cloud
2 70 (23.49%) Data Centre
3 17 (5.70%) Private Cloud
4 15 (5.03%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (4.70%) Virtual Team
6 8 (2.68%) Algorithms
7 7 (2.35%) Cloud Native
7 7 (2.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (2.01%) Hedge funds
8 6 (2.01%) User Experience
8 6 (2.01%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.68%) Life Science
9 5 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.68%) NHS
10 4 (1.34%) iPad
11 2 (0.67%) Cybercrime
11 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.67%) Online Gambling
12 1 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 221 (74.16%) Linux
2 64 (21.48%) Windows
3 17 (5.70%) Unix
4 13 (4.36%) Ubuntu
5 8 (2.68%) Android
5 8 (2.68%) CentOS
6 7 (2.35%) Debian
7 6 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.68%) Mac OS
8 5 (1.68%) openSUSE
9 3 (1.01%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.01%) Solaris
10 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.67%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.34%) Fedora
11 1 (0.34%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (91.61%) DevOps
2 155 (52.01%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 96 (32.21%) Continuous Integration
5 86 (28.86%) Open Source
6 75 (25.17%) Scrum
7 60 (20.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 52 (17.45%) Infrastructure as Code
9 42 (14.09%) Continuous Delivery
10 41 (13.76%) Migration
11 38 (12.75%) Infrastructure Automation
11 38 (12.75%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 35 (11.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 34 (11.41%) Fintech
14 29 (9.73%) Continuous Deployment
15 26 (8.72%) Release Management
16 24 (8.05%) Business Development
16 24 (8.05%) Microservices
16 24 (8.05%) Software Engineering
17 23 (7.72%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 205 (68.79%) Python
2 109 (36.58%) Java
3 106 (35.57%) Ruby
4 58 (19.46%) Bash Shell
5 42 (14.09%) Perl
6 41 (13.76%) PowerShell
7 39 (13.09%) Go
8 33 (11.07%) SQL
9 30 (10.07%) C++
10 27 (9.06%) C#
10 27 (9.06%) JavaScript
11 18 (6.04%) PHP
12 9 (3.02%) C
12 9 (3.02%) Scala
13 6 (2.01%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.34%) Groovy
14 4 (1.34%) Java 8
15 2 (0.67%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.34%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 48 (16.11%) Degree
2 13 (4.36%) SC Cleared
2 13 (4.36%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (2.68%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.35%) CCNA
5 7 (2.35%) CCNP
5 7 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.35%) PhD
6 5 (1.68%) MCTS
6 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.68%) OCPJP
6 5 (1.68%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.67%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.36%) QA
System Software
1 184 (61.74%) Docker
2 30 (10.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (6.71%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (2.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (2.68%) vSphere
5 7 (2.35%) Xen
6 6 (2.01%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (1.01%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.67%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.67%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.34%) Ceph
9 1 (0.34%) KVM
9 1 (0.34%) Lustre
9 1 (0.34%) NFS
9 1 (0.34%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 289 (96.98%) Ansible
2 270 (90.60%) Puppet
3 258 (86.58%) Opscode Chef
4 150 (50.34%) Kubernetes
5 117 (39.26%) Terraform
6 56 (18.79%) Packer
7 41 (13.76%) Consul
8 35 (11.74%) Docker Swarm
9 25 (8.39%) Nagios
9 25 (8.39%) Prometheus
10 24 (8.05%) ZABBIX
11 22 (7.38%) Grafana
12 21 (7.05%) Graphite
12 21 (7.05%) Opsview
13 20 (6.71%) Icinga
14 7 (2.35%) Mesos
15 4 (1.34%) Istio
15 4 (1.34%) Kibana
15 4 (1.34%) Knative
15 4 (1.34%) logstash
Vendors
1 87 (29.19%) Google
2 36 (12.08%) VMware
3 29 (9.73%) SaltStack
4 18 (6.04%) Oracle
5 17 (5.70%) IBM
6 13 (4.36%) Microsoft
7 11 (3.69%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (3.36%) Red Hat
8 10 (3.36%) SAP
9 8 (2.68%) Splunk
10 6 (2.01%) Facebook
10 6 (2.01%) Rackspace
11 5 (1.68%) New Relic
12 4 (1.34%) Adobe
12 4 (1.34%) Adyen
12 4 (1.34%) Dell
12 4 (1.34%) Dynatrace
12 4 (1.34%) MuleSoft
12 4 (1.34%) Recurly
13 3 (1.01%) SolarWinds