Period
to 22 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salt
England > London
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 530 511 697
Rank change year-on-year -19 +186 -87
Permanent jobs citing Salt 199 339 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.50% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.34% 4.10% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 128 264 147
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.67% -4.00%
10th Percentile £53,875 £41,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £72,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +20.83% +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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 8,495 8,274 7,726
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 15.42% 12.10% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6,558 6,777 6,370
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £93,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Salt
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Salt as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Salt in London

Salt
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Salt in London

Salt
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Salt in London over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Salt in London

Salt
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Salt within the London region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
Central London -3 40 £71,250 +1.79% 6
West London +24 2 £50,000 -9.09% 1
South London -7 1 £50,000 -35.48% 2
Salt
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 London region with a requirement for Salt.

1 199 (100.00%) Ansible
2 184 (92.46%) Opscode Chef
2 184 (92.46%) Puppet
3 181 (90.95%) DevOps
4 163 (81.91%) AWS
5 140 (70.35%) Linux
6 138 (69.35%) Python
7 129 (64.82%) Azure
8 125 (62.81%) Docker
9 114 (57.29%) GCP
10 111 (55.78%) Kubernetes
11 110 (55.28%) Configuration Management
12 104 (52.26%) Terraform
13 100 (50.25%) Agile Software Development
14 94 (47.24%) Jenkins
15 81 (40.70%) Google
16 78 (39.20%) Continuous Integration
17 75 (37.69%) Ruby
18 72 (36.18%) Java
19 63 (31.66%) Open Source
20 55 (27.64%) Scrum
21 50 (25.13%) Public Cloud
22 48 (24.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
23 47 (23.62%) Public Sector
24 43 (21.61%) Data Centre
25 42 (21.11%) Vagrant
25 42 (21.11%) Go
26 41 (20.60%) Stakeholder Management
26 41 (20.60%) Packer
27 40 (20.10%) Firewall

Salt
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 37 (18.59%) OpenStack
2 13 (6.53%) Tomcat
3 12 (6.03%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (5.53%) nginx
5 9 (4.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 9 (4.52%) CMS
5 9 (4.52%) Headless CMS
6 7 (3.52%) Apache
6 7 (3.52%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.51%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (2.51%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 163 (81.91%) AWS
2 129 (64.82%) Azure
3 114 (57.29%) GCP
4 29 (14.57%) SaaS
5 26 (13.07%) IaaS
5 26 (13.07%) PaaS
6 24 (12.06%) AWS CloudFormation
7 17 (8.54%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (7.54%) GitHub
9 14 (7.04%) Serverless
10 10 (5.03%) OpenShift
11 9 (4.52%) Apigee
11 9 (4.52%) Boomi
12 7 (3.52%) DigitalOcean
12 7 (3.52%) Linode
13 5 (2.51%) IBM Cloud
13 5 (2.51%) Rackspace Cloud
14 2 (1.01%) Amazon S3
14 2 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 1 (0.50%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 40 (20.10%) Firewall
2 21 (10.55%) VPN
3 11 (5.53%) Internet
4 8 (4.02%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.01%) AMQP
6 2 (1.01%) DHCP
6 2 (1.01%) DNS
7 1 (0.50%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.50%) HTTP
7 1 (0.50%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.50%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.50%) NAS
7 1 (0.50%) SAN
7 1 (0.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.53%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (5.53%) Redis
3 10 (5.03%) Blockchain
4 8 (4.02%) Big Data
5 3 (1.51%) MySQL
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 94 (47.24%) Jenkins
2 48 (24.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 42 (21.11%) Vagrant
4 38 (19.10%) TeamCity
5 26 (13.07%) Hudson
6 18 (9.05%) Git (software)
6 18 (9.05%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (4.52%) JUnit
7 9 (4.52%) Mockito
7 9 (4.52%) Spock
8 8 (4.02%) CircleCI
9 7 (3.52%) git-flow
9 7 (3.52%) RSpec
10 5 (2.51%) GitLab
10 5 (2.51%) Travis CI
11 4 (2.01%) Ant
11 4 (2.01%) Maven
11 4 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.01%) Artifactory
12 2 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 47 (23.62%) Public Sector
2 19 (9.55%) Finance
3 12 (6.03%) Games
4 11 (5.53%) Billing
4 11 (5.53%) Marketing
5 8 (4.02%) Legal
6 2 (1.01%) Banking
6 2 (1.01%) Law
Job Titles
1 143 (71.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 49 (24.62%) AWS Engineer
3 29 (14.57%) AWS DevOps
3 29 (14.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 25 (12.56%) Platform Engineer
5 23 (11.56%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 22 (11.06%) Cloud Engineer
6 22 (11.06%) Senior DevOps
6 22 (11.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 17 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (8.54%) Lead DevOps
8 16 (8.04%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 14 (7.04%) Linux Engineer
10 12 (6.03%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 11 (5.53%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (5.53%) PowerShell Engineer
11 11 (5.53%) VMware Engineer
12 10 (5.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 10 (5.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 10 (5.03%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.06%) Elastic Stack
2 18 (9.05%) Web Services
3 15 (7.54%) RabbitMQ
4 14 (7.04%) Spring
4 14 (7.04%) Spring Boot
5 13 (6.53%) REST
6 12 (6.03%) Node.js
7 9 (4.52%) J2EE
7 9 (4.52%) Spring Integration
8 8 (4.02%) boto
9 5 (2.51%) Java EE
9 5 (2.51%) Spring Cloud
10 4 (2.01%) .NET
11 1 (0.50%) JRuby
11 1 (0.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 50 (25.13%) Public Cloud
2 43 (21.61%) Data Centre
3 16 (8.04%) Virtual Team
4 14 (7.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 13 (6.53%) Private Cloud
6 12 (6.03%) Cloud Native
7 11 (5.53%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (5.53%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (4.52%) iPad
9 8 (4.02%) Algorithms
10 6 (3.02%) Online Gambling
11 5 (2.51%) Life Science
11 5 (2.51%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (2.51%) NHS
11 5 (2.51%) User Experience
12 3 (1.51%) Hedge funds
13 2 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
14 1 (0.50%) Analytical Skills
14 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 140 (70.35%) Linux
2 34 (17.09%) Windows
3 14 (7.04%) Unix
4 1 (0.50%) Android
4 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (90.95%) DevOps
2 110 (55.28%) Configuration Management
3 100 (50.25%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (39.20%) Continuous Integration
5 63 (31.66%) Open Source
6 55 (27.64%) Scrum
7 41 (20.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (16.58%) Infrastructure as Code
9 29 (14.57%) Computer Science
9 29 (14.57%) Migration
9 29 (14.57%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 26 (13.07%) Infrastructure Automation
10 26 (13.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 24 (12.06%) Microservices
12 23 (11.56%) Continuous Deployment
12 23 (11.56%) Mathematics
13 22 (11.06%) Fintech
14 21 (10.55%) Deployment Automation
15 20 (10.05%) Capacity Planning
15 20 (10.05%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 138 (69.35%) Python
2 75 (37.69%) Ruby
3 72 (36.18%) Java
4 42 (21.11%) Go
5 33 (16.58%) Bash Shell
6 24 (12.06%) PowerShell
7 23 (11.56%) JavaScript
8 20 (10.05%) Perl
9 19 (9.55%) C++
10 17 (8.54%) C#
11 11 (5.53%) SQL
12 9 (4.52%) Groovy
12 9 (4.52%) Java 8
13 3 (1.51%) PHP
13 3 (1.51%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.01%) Scala
15 1 (0.50%) C
15 1 (0.50%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 40 (20.10%) Degree
2 12 (6.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.52%) PhD
4 5 (2.51%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.51%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.01%) CCNA
5 4 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.01%) MCTS
5 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.01%) OCPJP
5 4 (2.01%) RHCSA
6 3 (1.51%) CCNP
7 2 (1.01%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.52%) QA
System Software
1 125 (62.81%) Docker
2 13 (6.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.02%) Xen
4 7 (3.52%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (3.52%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.50%) Ceph
5 1 (0.50%) KVM
5 1 (0.50%) Lustre
5 1 (0.50%) NFS
5 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.50%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 199 (100.00%) Ansible
2 184 (92.46%) Opscode Chef
2 184 (92.46%) Puppet
3 111 (55.78%) Kubernetes
4 104 (52.26%) Terraform
5 41 (20.60%) Packer
6 36 (18.09%) Docker Swarm
7 33 (16.58%) Consul
8 26 (13.07%) Grafana
8 26 (13.07%) Graphite
8 26 (13.07%) Nagios
8 26 (13.07%) Opsview
8 26 (13.07%) ZABBIX
9 12 (6.03%) Mesos
10 9 (4.52%) Istio
10 9 (4.52%) Kibana
10 9 (4.52%) Knative
11 7 (3.52%) Icinga
11 7 (3.52%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.50%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 81 (40.70%) Google
2 20 (10.05%) VMware
3 14 (7.04%) IBM
3 14 (7.04%) SAP
4 12 (6.03%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (6.03%) SaltStack
5 10 (5.03%) Oracle
6 9 (4.52%) Adobe
6 9 (4.52%) Dell
6 9 (4.52%) Dynatrace
6 9 (4.52%) Microsoft
6 9 (4.52%) MuleSoft
6 9 (4.52%) New Relic
6 9 (4.52%) Splunk
7 5 (2.51%) Rackspace
7 5 (2.51%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.51%) Facebook
9 2 (1.01%) hybris
10 1 (0.50%) Elastic Path
10 1 (0.50%) Isilon