Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 928 901 1052
Rank change year-on-year -27 +151 +37
Permanent jobs citing SaltStack 205 254 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.15% 0.092%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.34% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 168 214 119
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -11.54% -
10th Percentile £36,100 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,750 £78,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £61,250 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +6.52% -8.00% -3.85%

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 67,298 73,659 79,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.06% 44.45% 43.85%
Number of salaries quoted 52,620 57,387 64,944
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +9 131 £65,000 - 19
South East +24 35 £65,000 +44.44% 3
North of England -2 28 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Yorkshire +21 17 £35,000 -33.33%
North West -6 11 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Midlands +19 6 £45,000 -31.56% 1
East Midlands +15 5 £45,000 +100.00% 1
West Midlands +24 1 £52,500 -27.59%
SaltStack
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 189 (92.20%) Linux
2 152 (74.15%) Ansible
3 149 (72.68%) Puppet
4 148 (72.20%) Python
5 135 (65.85%) DevOps
6 117 (57.07%) Bash Shell
7 111 (54.15%) Amazon AWS
8 105 (51.22%) Docker
9 97 (47.32%) Opscode Chef
10 73 (35.61%) Kubernetes
10 73 (35.61%) Configuration Management
11 67 (32.68%) Open Source
12 65 (31.71%) VMware
13 64 (31.22%) Terraform
14 61 (29.76%) Java
14 61 (29.76%) SQL
15 59 (28.78%) Agile Software Development
16 56 (27.32%) Jenkins
17 53 (25.85%) Perl
18 51 (24.88%) Unix
19 48 (23.41%) Windows
20 47 (22.93%) Red Hat
20 47 (22.93%) PostgreSQL
20 47 (22.93%) Go
21 45 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
22 40 (19.51%) Ruby
23 38 (18.54%) PHP
24 37 (18.05%) Firewall
24 37 (18.05%) MongoDB
25 36 (17.56%) Git (software)

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 28 (13.66%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (12.68%) CloudStack
3 25 (12.20%) OpenStack
4 17 (8.29%) nginx
5 13 (6.34%) Apache
6 7 (3.41%) Apache Spark
7 5 (2.44%) JBoss
8 4 (1.95%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.46%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.49%) Confluence
10 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 111 (54.15%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (16.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (14.15%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (12.68%) PaaS
5 23 (11.22%) Amazon S3
6 17 (8.29%) OpenShift
6 17 (8.29%) Route 53
7 16 (7.80%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (7.32%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (6.34%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (5.37%) Office 365
11 8 (3.90%) IaaS
12 7 (3.41%) CloudFront
12 7 (3.41%) GitHub
13 4 (1.95%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (1.95%) CloudBees
13 4 (1.95%) Loggly
13 4 (1.95%) Serverless
13 4 (1.95%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 37 (18.05%) Firewall
2 16 (7.80%) WAN
3 15 (7.32%) SNMP
4 13 (6.34%) TCP/IP
5 12 (5.85%) DNS
5 12 (5.85%) SSH
6 11 (5.37%) SAN
7 10 (4.88%) HTTP
7 10 (4.88%) VPN
8 8 (3.90%) SSL
9 7 (3.41%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (3.41%) NAS
10 6 (2.93%) BGP
11 5 (2.44%) Internet
12 4 (1.95%) PBX
12 4 (1.95%) VSAN
13 3 (1.46%) PCoIP
13 3 (1.46%) VLAN
14 2 (0.98%) OSPF
15 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (22.93%) PostgreSQL
2 37 (18.05%) MongoDB
3 34 (16.59%) Big Data
4 26 (12.68%) MySQL
5 22 (10.73%) Amazon RDS
6 19 (9.27%) NoSQL
7 15 (7.32%) Relational Database
8 11 (5.37%) Redis
9 10 (4.88%) DB2
9 10 (4.88%) SQL Server
10 7 (3.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (3.41%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.44%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.95%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (1.95%) HBase
13 2 (0.98%) Neo4j
14 1 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
14 1 (0.49%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 56 (27.32%) Jenkins
2 36 (17.56%) Git (software)
3 26 (12.68%) GitLab
4 17 (8.29%) JIRA
5 12 (5.85%) Vagrant
6 8 (3.90%) Maven
7 7 (3.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (2.93%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.44%) Subversion
10 4 (1.95%) Travis CI
11 3 (1.46%) Grunt
11 3 (1.46%) Selenium
11 3 (1.46%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.49%) JMeter
12 1 (0.49%) NeoLoad
12 1 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.49%) The Grinder
General
1 36 (17.56%) Finance
2 23 (11.22%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.34%) Legal
4 11 (5.37%) Banking
5 10 (4.88%) Financial Institution
5 10 (4.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Automotive
6 1 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 67 (32.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 47 (22.93%) Linux Engineer
3 41 (20.00%) Administrator
4 32 (15.61%) Systems Administrator
5 29 (14.15%) Linux Administrator
6 28 (13.66%) Architect
7 25 (12.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 21 (10.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 20 (9.76%) AWS Engineer
9 20 (9.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 19 (9.27%) J2EE Architect
10 19 (9.27%) Java Architect
10 19 (9.27%) Java/J2EE Architect
10 19 (9.27%) Unix Engineer
10 19 (9.27%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 17 (8.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (7.80%) Developer
13 15 (7.32%) AWS DevOps
14 13 (6.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 13 (6.34%) DevOps Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.12%) Web Services
2 22 (10.73%) Flask
2 22 (10.73%) J2EE
2 22 (10.73%) Kafka
3 17 (8.29%) Node.js
4 15 (7.32%) Jinja
4 15 (7.32%) LAMP
5 13 (6.34%) Django
6 10 (4.88%) LEMP Stack
7 9 (4.39%) RESTful
8 8 (3.90%) Elastic Stack
9 7 (3.41%) .NET
9 7 (3.41%) AngularJS
9 7 (3.41%) Celery
9 7 (3.41%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (2.93%) LAPP Stack
11 5 (2.44%) JSON
11 5 (2.44%) Spring Boot
12 4 (1.95%) YAML
13 3 (1.46%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.20%) Public Cloud
2 19 (9.27%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (8.78%) Data Centre
4 16 (7.80%) Linux Command Line
5 14 (6.83%) Fintech
6 11 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (4.88%) Client/Server
7 10 (4.88%) Computer Science
7 10 (4.88%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (2.93%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (2.44%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.95%) Replication
11 3 (1.46%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.46%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.98%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.49%) Eurex
13 1 (0.49%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 189 (92.20%) Linux
2 51 (24.88%) Unix
3 48 (23.41%) Windows
4 35 (17.07%) CentOS
5 29 (14.15%) Ubuntu
6 27 (13.17%) Debian
7 21 (10.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (6.34%) DC/OS
9 8 (3.90%) Windows Server
10 4 (1.95%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.98%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.49%) Solaris
12 1 (0.49%) SUSE
12 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (65.85%) DevOps
2 73 (35.61%) Configuration Management
3 67 (32.68%) Open Source
4 59 (28.78%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (14.63%) Test Automation
7 24 (11.71%) Software Engineering
8 21 (10.24%) Microservices
9 20 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (9.76%) Mentoring
10 19 (9.27%) Load Balancing
10 19 (9.27%) Scrum
11 18 (8.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 17 (8.29%) Continuous Delivery
12 17 (8.29%) High Availability
13 16 (7.80%) Service Delivery
14 15 (7.32%) Change Control
15 13 (6.34%) Project Management
15 13 (6.34%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 12 (5.85%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 148 (72.20%) Python
2 117 (57.07%) Bash Shell
3 61 (29.76%) Java
3 61 (29.76%) SQL
4 53 (25.85%) Perl
5 47 (22.93%) Go
6 40 (19.51%) Ruby
7 38 (18.54%) PHP
8 29 (14.15%) PowerShell
9 23 (11.22%) C++
10 16 (7.80%) JavaScript
10 16 (7.80%) Shell Script
11 13 (6.34%) PL/SQL
12 11 (5.37%) C
13 10 (4.88%) Erlang
14 9 (4.39%) Scala
15 4 (1.95%) C#
16 3 (1.46%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (7.32%) Degree
2 9 (4.39%) AWS Certification
3 7 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.95%) MCSA
4 4 (1.95%) MCSE
4 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.98%) RHCE
5 2 (0.98%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.49%) CCNA
6 1 (0.49%) CCNP
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.49%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.41%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) GDPR
2 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 105 (51.22%) Docker
2 32 (15.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (14.15%) vSphere
4 16 (7.80%) iptables
5 15 (7.32%) Active Directory
6 10 (4.88%) KVM
7 8 (3.90%) Hyper-V
8 7 (3.41%) oVirt
9 4 (1.95%) HDFS
9 4 (1.95%) pfSense
9 4 (1.95%) RHEV
9 4 (1.95%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.95%) VirtualBox
9 4 (1.95%) VMware NSX
10 3 (1.46%) Xen
11 2 (0.98%) Ceph
11 2 (0.98%) NFS
11 2 (0.98%) PowerDNS
11 2 (0.98%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 152 (74.15%) Ansible
2 149 (72.68%) Puppet
3 97 (47.32%) Opscode Chef
4 73 (35.61%) Kubernetes
5 64 (31.22%) Terraform
6 36 (17.56%) Rancher
7 34 (16.59%) ZABBIX
8 28 (13.66%) Salt
9 27 (13.17%) Nagios
10 23 (11.22%) logstash
11 16 (7.80%) Packer
12 14 (6.83%) Cacti
13 13 (6.34%) Mesos
13 13 (6.34%) Munin
14 6 (2.93%) vRealize
15 5 (2.44%) Cobbler
15 5 (2.44%) rkt
15 5 (2.44%) Rundeck
16 4 (1.95%) SmoothWall
17 3 (1.46%) Consul
Vendors
1 65 (31.71%) VMware
2 47 (22.93%) Red Hat
3 25 (12.20%) Microsoft
4 24 (11.71%) Oracle
5 17 (8.29%) SolarWinds
6 13 (6.34%) Google
7 11 (5.37%) Citrix
8 9 (4.39%) Cisco
9 7 (3.41%) Atlassian
10 5 (2.44%) Juniper
10 5 (2.44%) New Relic
11 4 (1.95%) Mitel
11 4 (1.95%) Rackspace
11 4 (1.95%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.95%) Splunk
12 3 (1.46%) NetApp
12 3 (1.46%) Okta
13 2 (0.98%) Black Duck
13 2 (0.98%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.98%) EMC