Period
to 13 August 2020

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 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salt
UK > England
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 681 757 692
Rank change year-on-year +76 -65 +167
Permanent jobs citing Salt 53 305 501
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.092% 0.23% 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.59% 1.77% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 32 244 380
Median annual salary £81,250 £68,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +14.58% +9.09%
10th Percentile £55,000 £47,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £94,875 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £80,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +18.52% +12.50% +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 8,981 17,206 16,538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.53% 13.09% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7,213 13,156 13,204
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

Salt
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Salt in England

Salt
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Salt in England.

Salary trend for Salt in England

Salt
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Salt in England over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

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 13 August 2020. 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 +19 43 £82,500 +17.86% 11
South East +167 6 £67,500 -3.57% 1
South West +107 3 £80,000 +52.38%
North of England +138 1 £50,000 -20.00% 4
Yorkshire +124 1 £50,000 -20.00%
Salt
UK

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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 51 (96.23%) Puppet
2 49 (92.45%) Python
3 42 (79.25%) Ansible
4 39 (73.58%) Opscode Chef
4 39 (73.58%) Java
4 39 (73.58%) AWS
5 36 (67.92%) DevOps
6 35 (66.04%) Linux
7 34 (64.15%) Kubernetes
8 33 (62.26%) Docker
9 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (50.94%) Jenkins
11 25 (47.17%) Azure
12 20 (37.74%) Ruby
13 19 (35.85%) Git (software)
13 19 (35.85%) Configuration Management
14 18 (33.96%) Go
15 17 (32.08%) Terraform
16 15 (28.30%) Packer
16 15 (28.30%) Degree
16 15 (28.30%) Bash Shell
17 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (26.42%) Apache
17 14 (26.42%) Consul
18 12 (22.64%) Grafana
18 12 (22.64%) GCP
18 12 (22.64%) Kafka
19 11 (20.75%) Microservices
19 11 (20.75%) C++
19 11 (20.75%) SQL

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 14 (26.42%) Apache
2 10 (18.87%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (16.98%) Apache Spark
4 8 (15.09%) Tomcat
5 7 (13.21%) Apache Solr
6 2 (3.77%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (3.77%) Luigi
7 1 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.89%) nginx
7 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 39 (73.58%) AWS
2 25 (47.17%) Azure
3 12 (22.64%) GCP
4 9 (16.98%) PaaS
5 8 (15.09%) IaaS
6 7 (13.21%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (13.21%) SaaS
7 4 (7.55%) Serverless
8 3 (5.66%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (5.66%) Amazon S3
8 3 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (3.77%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (3.77%) Datadog
9 2 (3.77%) GitHub
9 2 (3.77%) npm
9 2 (3.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (3.77%) Yarn
10 1 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (1.89%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) Firewall
2 10 (18.87%) VPN
3 2 (3.77%) Network Security
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (1.89%) LAN
4 1 (1.89%) MVNO
4 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.89%) VLAN
4 1 (1.89%) Wireless
4 1 (1.89%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) Big Data
1 11 (20.75%) Hadoop
2 8 (15.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (15.09%) MongoDB
2 8 (15.09%) Neo4j
3 7 (13.21%) Apache Accumulo
4 5 (9.43%) MySQL
5 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (5.66%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (5.66%) OrientDB
7 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.89%) Redis
8 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (50.94%) Jenkins
2 19 (35.85%) Git (software)
3 11 (20.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (18.87%) Vagrant
5 9 (16.98%) Hudson
6 5 (9.43%) TeamCity
7 4 (7.55%) git-flow
7 4 (7.55%) RSpec
8 3 (5.66%) Artifactory
8 3 (5.66%) GitLab
8 3 (5.66%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (3.77%) Bitbucket
9 2 (3.77%) CircleCI
9 2 (3.77%) Gerrit
9 2 (3.77%) GoCD
9 2 (3.77%) Gradle
9 2 (3.77%) Maven
9 2 (3.77%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
2 2 (3.77%) Marketing
2 2 (3.77%) Public Sector
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (49.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Platform Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Architect
3 6 (11.32%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Senior Platform Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Big Data Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Big Data Solutions Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Data Architect
4 5 (9.43%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
4 5 (9.43%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (7.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Big Data Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Lead DevOps
6 3 (5.66%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) Kafka
2 11 (20.75%) Node.js
3 9 (16.98%) Elastic Stack
4 8 (15.09%) Web Services
5 7 (13.21%) Natural Language Processing
6 3 (5.66%) LAMP
6 3 (5.66%) ZeroMQ
7 2 (3.77%) CSS
7 2 (3.77%) HTML
7 2 (3.77%) JSON
7 2 (3.77%) XML
7 2 (3.77%) YAML
8 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.89%) Java EE
8 1 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.89%) React
8 1 (1.89%) Spring
8 1 (1.89%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.89%) Spring Cloud
8 1 (1.89%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Public Cloud
2 9 (16.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (11.32%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.55%) Cloud Native
5 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.77%) NHS
7 1 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.89%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.89%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 35 (66.04%) Linux
2 8 (15.09%) Windows
3 7 (13.21%) Unix
4 1 (1.89%) CentOS
4 1 (1.89%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (67.92%) DevOps
2 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (35.85%) Configuration Management
4 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (20.75%) High Availability
5 11 (20.75%) Load Balancing
5 11 (20.75%) Microservices
6 10 (18.87%) Analytics
7 9 (16.98%) Machine Learning
7 9 (16.98%) SIEM
7 9 (16.98%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 8 (15.09%) Business Development
8 8 (15.09%) Fintech
8 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Automation
9 7 (13.21%) Data Analytics
9 7 (13.21%) Technical Leadership
10 5 (9.43%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Management
11 4 (7.55%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 49 (92.45%) Python
2 39 (73.58%) Java
3 20 (37.74%) Ruby
4 18 (33.96%) Go
5 15 (28.30%) Bash Shell
6 11 (20.75%) C++
6 11 (20.75%) SQL
7 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
8 7 (13.21%) Scala
9 4 (7.55%) MATLAB
9 4 (7.55%) Perl
10 3 (5.66%) C#
11 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.89%) Groovy
12 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) Degree
2 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
3 7 (13.21%) DV Cleared
3 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.89%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.89%) CCNA
5 1 (1.89%) CCNP
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.89%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) FINRA
2 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (62.26%) Docker
2 7 (13.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (9.43%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.89%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 51 (96.23%) Puppet
2 42 (79.25%) Ansible
3 39 (73.58%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (64.15%) Kubernetes
5 17 (32.08%) Terraform
6 15 (28.30%) Packer
7 14 (26.42%) Consul
8 12 (22.64%) Grafana
9 10 (18.87%) Graphite
9 10 (18.87%) Nagios
10 9 (16.98%) Docker Swarm
10 9 (16.98%) Opsview
10 9 (16.98%) ZABBIX
11 7 (13.21%) Prometheus
12 4 (7.55%) Icinga
13 2 (3.77%) BMC PATROL
13 2 (3.77%) Control-M
14 1 (1.89%) Ganglia
14 1 (1.89%) Rancher
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Google
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle
3 4 (7.55%) IBM
4 2 (3.77%) Cadence
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco
5 1 (1.89%) Meraki
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.89%) New Relic
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.89%) SAP