Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 784 620 956
Rank change year-on-year -164 +336 -10
Permanent jobs citing SaltStack 206 53 114
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.12% 0.091%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.30% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 196 49 81
10th Percentile £52,500 £42,000 £40,000
25th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - -11.11% +3.85%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - -11.11% +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 43,259 17,641 52,889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.81% 38.81% 42.07%
Number of salaries quoted 29,110 14,256 41,222
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -
75th Percentile £73,304 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

SaltStack
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SaltStack in England

SaltStack
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for SaltStack in England

SaltStack
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SaltStack in England over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

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 27 October 2021. 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
North of England -14 153 £60,000 - 5
Yorkshire -35 99 £60,000 - 3
North West -47 54 £60,000 - 2
London -231 36 £80,000 +6.67% 10
South East -145 12 £85,000 +61.90% 3
North East - 6 £48,250 -
Midlands -132 5 £47,500 +8.57% 2
West Midlands - 5 £47,500 - 1
East of England -99 2 £57,500 - 2
South West -96 1 £115,000 +187.50% 2
SaltStack
UK

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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.

1 196 (95.15%) Opscode Chef
2 188 (91.26%) Puppet
3 182 (88.35%) DevOps
4 177 (85.92%) Python
4 177 (85.92%) Configuration Management
5 156 (75.73%) Agile Software Development
6 150 (72.82%) Terraform
7 149 (72.33%) Ruby
8 147 (71.36%) Docker
9 142 (68.93%) Kubernetes
10 138 (66.99%) Infrastructure as Code
11 137 (66.50%) AWS
12 127 (61.65%) Ansible
12 127 (61.65%) Go
13 125 (60.68%) Problem-Solving
14 121 (58.74%) Pulumi
15 115 (55.83%) Linux
16 101 (49.03%) Deployment Automation
17 95 (46.12%) Bash Shell
18 94 (45.63%) Azure
19 89 (43.20%) AWS CloudFormation
20 80 (38.83%) SQL
21 79 (38.35%) MySQL
21 79 (38.35%) PostgreSQL
22 78 (37.86%) Amazon EKS
23 71 (34.47%) Enterprise Cloud
23 71 (34.47%) AWS Certification
24 64 (31.07%) Jenkins
25 63 (30.58%) PowerShell
26 58 (28.16%) Java

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 4 (1.94%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.49%) Apache
2 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.49%) Jetty
2 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 137 (66.50%) AWS
2 121 (58.74%) Pulumi
3 94 (45.63%) Azure
4 89 (43.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 78 (37.86%) Amazon EKS
6 52 (25.24%) Datadog
7 50 (24.27%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 16 (7.77%) Serverless
9 14 (6.80%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (6.80%) GCP
9 14 (6.80%) IaaS
10 13 (6.31%) Amazon S3
10 13 (6.31%) GitHub
11 12 (5.83%) Route 53
12 9 (4.37%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (3.40%) PaaS
13 7 (3.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (2.43%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (2.43%) CloudFront
15 3 (1.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.37%) DNS
2 6 (2.91%) Internet
2 6 (2.91%) VPN
3 5 (2.43%) Firewall
4 4 (1.94%) BGP
4 4 (1.94%) OSPF
4 4 (1.94%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.46%) HTTP
5 3 (1.46%) IPv4
5 3 (1.46%) IPv6
5 3 (1.46%) SMTP
5 3 (1.46%) SSL
5 3 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.49%) H.323
6 1 (0.49%) Junos
6 1 (0.49%) NX-OS
6 1 (0.49%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (0.49%) Wireless
6 1 (0.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (38.35%) MySQL
1 79 (38.35%) PostgreSQL
2 54 (26.21%) MongoDB
3 53 (25.73%) MariaDB
4 50 (24.27%) Azure SQL Database
4 50 (24.27%) Redis
5 13 (6.31%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (4.85%) SQL Server
7 7 (3.40%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.91%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.94%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.46%) Big Data
10 3 (1.46%) InfluxDB
11 2 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.49%) Amazon Aurora
12 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 64 (31.07%) Jenkins
2 50 (24.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.88%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.91%) GitLab
5 5 (2.43%) Ant
5 5 (2.43%) Gradle
5 5 (2.43%) Maven
6 3 (1.46%) Artifactory
6 3 (1.46%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.46%) CF BOSH
6 3 (1.46%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.46%) JIRA
6 3 (1.46%) Selenium
6 3 (1.46%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.46%) Subversion
7 2 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.97%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.49%) Spinnaker
General
1 18 (8.74%) Social Skills
2 11 (5.34%) Finance
3 5 (2.43%) Presentation Skills
4 4 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.46%) Banking
6 2 (0.97%) International Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 165 (80.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 80 (38.83%) AWS Engineer
3 79 (38.35%) AWS DevOps
3 79 (38.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 73 (35.44%) Azure Engineer
5 72 (34.95%) Azure DevOps
5 72 (34.95%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 13 (6.31%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (5.34%) Architect
8 8 (3.88%) Azure Architect
9 7 (3.40%) Linux Support
9 7 (3.40%) Linux Support Engineer
9 7 (3.40%) Support Engineer
10 6 (2.91%) Cloud Architect
10 6 (2.91%) Unix Engineer
10 6 (2.91%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 6 (2.91%) Unix Support
10 6 (2.91%) Unix Support Engineer
11 4 (1.94%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (1.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (24.27%) ARM Templates
2 5 (2.43%) Spring
3 4 (1.94%) Kafka
4 3 (1.46%) Gherkin
5 2 (0.97%) Django
5 2 (0.97%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.97%) gRPC
5 2 (0.97%) React
6 1 (0.49%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.49%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.49%) D3.js
6 1 (0.49%) FFmpeg
6 1 (0.49%) Flask
6 1 (0.49%) JMS
6 1 (0.49%) Node.js
6 1 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.49%) REST
6 1 (0.49%) Spring Boot
6 1 (0.49%) Vue.js
6 1 (0.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 71 (34.47%) Enterprise Cloud
2 50 (24.27%) Linux Command Line
3 11 (5.34%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.37%) Clustering
4 9 (4.37%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.91%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (2.91%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.94%) Derivative
6 4 (1.94%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.46%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.46%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 115 (55.83%) Linux
2 45 (21.84%) Windows
3 17 (8.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (6.80%) Unix
5 6 (2.91%) CentOS
6 4 (1.94%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.46%) Debian
7 3 (1.46%) Solaris
7 3 (1.46%) SUSE
8 2 (0.97%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (88.35%) DevOps
2 177 (85.92%) Configuration Management
3 156 (75.73%) Agile Software Development
4 138 (66.99%) Infrastructure as Code
5 125 (60.68%) Problem-Solving
6 101 (49.03%) Deployment Automation
7 50 (24.27%) Analytics
7 50 (24.27%) Web Application Development
8 33 (16.02%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (13.11%) Scrum
10 24 (11.65%) DSDM
10 24 (11.65%) RUP
11 13 (6.31%) Computer Science
11 13 (6.31%) Microservices
12 12 (5.83%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 9 (4.37%) Migration
14 8 (3.88%) Task Automation
15 7 (3.40%) Observability
15 7 (3.40%) OOP
16 6 (2.91%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 177 (85.92%) Python
2 149 (72.33%) Ruby
3 127 (61.65%) Go
4 95 (46.12%) Bash Shell
5 80 (38.83%) SQL
6 63 (30.58%) PowerShell
7 58 (28.16%) Java
8 56 (27.18%) JavaScript
9 55 (26.70%) C#
10 50 (24.27%) Groovy
10 50 (24.27%) PHP
10 50 (24.27%) TypeScript
11 24 (11.65%) Shell Script
12 9 (4.37%) Perl
13 4 (1.94%) C
14 3 (1.46%) R
15 1 (0.49%) C++
15 1 (0.49%) ES6
15 1 (0.49%) Java 8
15 1 (0.49%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 71 (34.47%) AWS Certification
2 6 (2.91%) Degree
3 5 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.97%) RHCE
4 2 (0.97%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.97%) GDPR
1 2 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 147 (71.36%) Docker
2 19 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.37%) KVM
4 6 (2.91%) Active Directory
5 5 (2.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 196 (95.15%) Opscode Chef
2 188 (91.26%) Puppet
3 150 (72.82%) Terraform
4 142 (68.93%) Kubernetes
5 127 (61.65%) Ansible
6 54 (26.21%) Prometheus
7 50 (24.27%) Grafana
8 24 (11.65%) Cobbler
9 18 (8.74%) Salt
10 6 (2.91%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (2.43%) Istio
12 4 (1.94%) Mesos
13 3 (1.46%) Nagios
13 3 (1.46%) Proxmox
13 3 (1.46%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.97%) Control-M
14 2 (0.97%) logstash
15 1 (0.49%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 50 (24.27%) New Relic
2 29 (14.08%) Google
3 27 (13.11%) VMware
4 20 (9.71%) Red Hat
5 18 (8.74%) Microsoft
6 9 (4.37%) Symantec
6 9 (4.37%) Veritas
7 6 (2.91%) Cisco
8 3 (1.46%) Oracle
8 3 (1.46%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.97%) BMC
9 2 (0.97%) Hitachi
10 1 (0.49%) Arista
10 1 (0.49%) Aruba
10 1 (0.49%) IBM
10 1 (0.49%) Juniper