Period
to 17 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SaltStack products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SaltStack over the 6 months to 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within SaltStack.

SaltStack
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 929 906 1064
Rank change year-on-year -23 +158 +94
Permanent jobs citing SaltStack 216 237 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.33% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 170 201 157
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% -4.17% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £35,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £82,500 £83,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% -4.17% -

SaltStack is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 71,037 71,609 85,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.17% 44.24% 45.09%
Number of salaries quoted 56,162 57,565 70,340
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

SaltStack
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SaltStack in England

SaltStack
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for SaltStack in England

SaltStack
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SaltStack in England over the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SaltStack in England

SaltStack
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaltStack within the England region over the 6 months to 17 June 2018. 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 -63 107 £68,000 +13.33% 24
South East +15 46 £65,000 +8.33% 2
North of England +25 43 £52,500 +23.53% 5
Yorkshire +38 26 £51,250 +20.59% 3
North West +18 17 £52,500 +20.00% 2
Midlands - 10 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 7 £45,000 -
East of England -6 6 £55,000 -4.35% 1
West Midlands - 3 £59,000 -
South West -10 1 £72,500 +45.00% 1
SaltStack
UK

For the 6 months to 17 June 2018, IT jobs citing SaltStack 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 SaltStack.

1 190 (87.96%) Linux
2 182 (84.26%) Ansible
3 172 (79.63%) Puppet
4 169 (78.24%) Python
5 145 (67.13%) DevOps
6 128 (59.26%) Docker
7 126 (58.33%) Bash Shell
8 123 (56.94%) Amazon AWS
9 107 (49.54%) Configuration Management
10 106 (49.07%) Opscode Chef
11 92 (42.59%) Jenkins
12 89 (41.20%) Kubernetes
13 65 (30.09%) VMware
14 63 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
15 62 (28.70%) Java
16 61 (28.24%) Ruby
16 61 (28.24%) Open Source
17 60 (27.78%) Terraform
18 57 (26.39%) Web Services
19 54 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
20 52 (24.07%) PostgreSQL
21 50 (23.15%) Go
22 48 (22.22%) Salt
23 41 (18.98%) SQL
24 40 (18.52%) Perl
25 39 (18.06%) Elasticsearch
26 37 (17.13%) Red Hat
26 37 (17.13%) Big Data
27 36 (16.67%) OpenStack
27 36 (16.67%) Node.js

SaltStack
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 39 (18.06%) Elasticsearch
2 36 (16.67%) OpenStack
3 34 (15.74%) CloudStack
4 26 (12.04%) Apache
5 24 (11.11%) nginx
6 16 (7.41%) Apache Spark
7 6 (2.78%) Confluence
8 5 (2.31%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.46%) Gunicorn
9 1 (0.46%) IIS
9 1 (0.46%) JBoss
9 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 123 (56.94%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (11.57%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (7.87%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (5.56%) CloudFront
6 11 (5.09%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (5.09%) IaaS
6 11 (5.09%) OpenShift
7 10 (4.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 10 (4.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 10 (4.63%) Amazon S3
7 10 (4.63%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (4.63%) Route 53
7 10 (4.63%) Serverless
7 10 (4.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
9 8 (3.70%) Loggly
9 8 (3.70%) PaaS
9 8 (3.70%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 34 (15.74%) Firewall
2 19 (8.80%) SNMP
3 16 (7.41%) SSH
4 13 (6.02%) HTTP
4 13 (6.02%) Internet
5 12 (5.56%) DNS
6 10 (4.63%) WAN
7 8 (3.70%) LAN
8 7 (3.24%) TCP/IP
9 5 (2.31%) VPN
9 5 (2.31%) VSAN
10 4 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (1.85%) NAS
10 4 (1.85%) SAN
11 2 (0.93%) BGP
11 2 (0.93%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.93%) Network Security
11 2 (0.93%) Software-Defined Networking
12 1 (0.46%) MQTT
12 1 (0.46%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (24.07%) PostgreSQL
2 37 (17.13%) Big Data
3 32 (14.81%) MySQL
4 25 (11.57%) MongoDB
5 23 (10.65%) Hadoop
6 21 (9.72%) NoSQL
7 18 (8.33%) Redis
8 14 (6.48%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (5.09%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (5.09%) Relational Database
10 9 (4.17%) HBase
11 8 (3.70%) Amazon Aurora
11 8 (3.70%) DB2
12 6 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (2.78%) Neo4j
13 4 (1.85%) SQL Server
14 3 (1.39%) MariaDB
15 2 (0.93%) Riak
16 1 (0.46%) Apache Hive
16 1 (0.46%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 92 (42.59%) Jenkins
2 36 (16.67%) GitLab
3 33 (15.28%) Vagrant
4 32 (14.81%) Git (software)
5 17 (7.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (6.48%) Bitbucket
7 12 (5.56%) TeamCity
8 11 (5.09%) Travis CI
9 10 (4.63%) Maven
10 9 (4.17%) CircleCI
11 8 (3.70%) JIRA
12 5 (2.31%) Grunt
12 5 (2.31%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (1.85%) Gradle
13 4 (1.85%) gulp
14 3 (1.39%) JMeter
14 3 (1.39%) NeoLoad
14 3 (1.39%) Subversion
14 3 (1.39%) The Grinder
General
1 15 (6.94%) Finance
2 9 (4.17%) Banking
3 8 (3.70%) Financial Institution
3 8 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 99 (45.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 52 (24.07%) Linux Engineer
3 37 (17.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 36 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 35 (16.20%) AWS DevOps
5 35 (16.20%) AWS Engineer
6 34 (15.74%) Architect
7 33 (15.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 29 (13.43%) Administrator
9 26 (12.04%) Linux Administrator
10 19 (8.80%) J2EE Architect
10 19 (8.80%) Java Architect
10 19 (8.80%) Java/J2EE Architect
10 19 (8.80%) Systems Administrator
11 16 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 15 (6.94%) Developer
13 14 (6.48%) Cloud Engineer
14 13 (6.02%) Platform Engineer
15 10 (4.63%) Java Developer
15 10 (4.63%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (26.39%) Web Services
2 36 (16.67%) Node.js
3 28 (12.96%) Kafka
3 28 (12.96%) LAMP
4 27 (12.50%) Flask
5 19 (8.80%) J2EE
6 15 (6.94%) Elastic Stack
7 12 (5.56%) Django
8 9 (4.17%) LAPP Stack
9 7 (3.24%) LEMP Stack
10 6 (2.78%) AngularJS
11 5 (2.31%) CSS
11 5 (2.31%) CSS3
11 5 (2.31%) HTML
11 5 (2.31%) HTML5
11 5 (2.31%) jQuery
12 4 (1.85%) Celery
12 4 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (1.85%) Sensu
13 3 (1.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.80%) Computer Science
3 17 (7.87%) Public Cloud
4 13 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (5.56%) Replication
6 8 (3.70%) Client/Server
6 8 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
7 7 (3.24%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (2.78%) Algorithms
9 5 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.31%) Data Structures
9 5 (2.31%) Internet of Things
9 5 (2.31%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.93%) Cloud Native
12 1 (0.46%) Clustering
12 1 (0.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.46%) Fintech
12 1 (0.46%) Grid Computing
12 1 (0.46%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 190 (87.96%) Linux
2 35 (16.20%) CentOS
2 35 (16.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (12.96%) Ubuntu
4 27 (12.50%) Unix
5 24 (11.11%) Debian
5 24 (11.11%) Windows
6 8 (3.70%) CoreOS
7 3 (1.39%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.93%) AIX
8 2 (0.93%) HPUX
8 2 (0.93%) Solaris
8 2 (0.93%) SUSE
8 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (67.13%) DevOps
2 107 (49.54%) Configuration Management
3 63 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
4 61 (28.24%) Open Source
5 54 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (14.81%) Continuous Deployment
7 30 (13.89%) Software Engineering
8 23 (10.65%) Deployment Automation
9 21 (9.72%) Microservices
9 21 (9.72%) Scrum
10 20 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (8.80%) TDD
12 18 (8.33%) High Availability
13 15 (6.94%) Artificial Intelligence
14 11 (5.09%) Mentoring
15 10 (4.63%) Capacity Planning
15 10 (4.63%) Computer Vision
15 10 (4.63%) Continuous Delivery
15 10 (4.63%) Test Automation
16 9 (4.17%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 169 (78.24%) Python
2 126 (58.33%) Bash Shell
3 62 (28.70%) Java
4 61 (28.24%) Ruby
5 50 (23.15%) Go
6 41 (18.98%) SQL
7 40 (18.52%) Perl
8 31 (14.35%) PHP
9 26 (12.04%) JavaScript
10 21 (9.72%) C++
11 14 (6.48%) Scala
12 12 (5.56%) C#
13 11 (5.09%) PowerShell
14 9 (4.17%) C
14 9 (4.17%) Erlang
15 4 (1.85%) Groovy
16 2 (0.93%) VB
17 1 (0.46%) AWK
17 1 (0.46%) Clojure
17 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (12.96%) Degree
2 10 (4.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.24%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.93%) CCNA
4 2 (0.93%) CCNP
4 2 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.78%) GCP
2 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 128 (59.26%) Docker
2 34 (15.74%) vSphere
3 28 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (7.41%) iptables
5 9 (4.17%) HDFS
6 8 (3.70%) VirtualBox
6 8 (3.70%) XenServer
7 5 (2.31%) VMware NSX
8 4 (1.85%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.85%) KVM
9 3 (1.39%) Xen
10 2 (0.93%) RHEV
10 2 (0.93%) XenApp
11 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
11 1 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.46%) oVirt
11 1 (0.46%) Squid
11 1 (0.46%) Varnish
11 1 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 182 (84.26%) Ansible
2 172 (79.63%) Puppet
3 106 (49.07%) Opscode Chef
4 89 (41.20%) Kubernetes
5 60 (27.78%) Terraform
6 48 (22.22%) Salt
7 36 (16.67%) Nagios
8 35 (16.20%) ZABBIX
9 32 (14.81%) Packer
10 31 (14.35%) Rancher
11 30 (13.89%) logstash
12 8 (3.70%) Capistrano
12 8 (3.70%) SELinux
13 7 (3.24%) vRealize
14 6 (2.78%) Cacti
15 5 (2.31%) Cobbler
15 5 (2.31%) Rundeck
16 4 (1.85%) Consul
16 4 (1.85%) Munin
17 3 (1.39%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 65 (30.09%) VMware
2 37 (17.13%) Red Hat
3 19 (8.80%) SolarWinds
4 15 (6.94%) Google
5 14 (6.48%) Microsoft
6 12 (5.56%) Atlassian
7 9 (4.17%) New Relic
7 9 (4.17%) Splunk
8 8 (3.70%) Oracle
8 8 (3.70%) Rackspace
9 7 (3.24%) Cisco
9 7 (3.24%) Juniper
10 5 (2.31%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.85%) Cognizant
12 3 (1.39%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.39%) Citrix
12 3 (1.39%) Dynatrace
13 2 (0.93%) EMC
13 2 (0.93%) HP
13 2 (0.93%) IBM