Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salt
England > London
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 540 489 670
Rank change year-on-year -51 +181 -109
Permanent jobs citing Salt 193 345 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.52% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.33% 3.99% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 133 282 178
London median annual salary £85,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £51,750 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £100,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £62,500 £58,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% +6.84% -6.40%

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 8,274 8,648 7,722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 15.44% 13.03% 10.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6,367 6,961 6,433
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% +4.85%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -2 37 £88,750 +20.34% 5
West London - 8 £52,500 - 1
South London +3 2 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Salt
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 189 (97.93%) Ansible
2 186 (96.37%) Puppet
3 183 (94.82%) Opscode Chef
4 150 (77.72%) DevOps
5 144 (74.61%) Python
6 133 (68.91%) AWS
7 120 (62.18%) Linux
7 120 (62.18%) Terraform
8 111 (57.51%) Docker
9 107 (55.44%) Kubernetes
10 97 (50.26%) Java
11 91 (47.15%) Azure
12 86 (44.56%) GCP
13 85 (44.04%) Jenkins
14 81 (41.97%) Agile Software Development
15 79 (40.93%) Configuration Management
16 76 (39.38%) Continuous Integration
17 68 (35.23%) Ruby
17 68 (35.23%) Google
18 60 (31.09%) Vagrant
19 59 (30.57%) Firewall
20 49 (25.39%) Degree
21 47 (24.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
22 45 (23.32%) Computer Science
23 43 (22.28%) Packer
24 42 (21.76%) Deployment Automation
24 42 (21.76%) Go
24 42 (21.76%) Open Source
25 40 (20.73%) Scrum
26 39 (20.21%) Finance

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 25 (12.95%) OpenStack
2 20 (10.36%) nginx
3 19 (9.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 19 (9.84%) CMS
3 19 (9.84%) Headless CMS
4 17 (8.81%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (7.25%) Tomcat
6 9 (4.66%) Apache
7 5 (2.59%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.07%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (2.07%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.55%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 133 (68.91%) AWS
2 91 (47.15%) Azure
3 86 (44.56%) GCP
4 33 (17.10%) IaaS
5 27 (13.99%) PaaS
5 27 (13.99%) SaaS
6 25 (12.95%) AWS CloudFormation
7 24 (12.44%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (12.44%) Serverless
8 19 (9.84%) Apigee
8 19 (9.84%) Boomi
9 12 (6.22%) DigitalOcean
9 12 (6.22%) Linode
10 8 (4.15%) OpenShift
11 5 (2.59%) Amazon S3
12 4 (2.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (2.07%) Datadog
12 4 (2.07%) IBM Cloud
12 4 (2.07%) Rackspace Cloud
13 3 (1.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (30.57%) Firewall
2 31 (16.06%) VPN
3 18 (9.33%) TCP/IP
4 16 (8.29%) Internet
5 5 (2.59%) AMQP
6 4 (2.07%) DHCP
6 4 (2.07%) DNS
7 3 (1.55%) BGP
7 3 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.55%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (1.55%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.55%) MPLS
7 3 (1.55%) NAS
7 3 (1.55%) OSPF
7 3 (1.55%) SAN
7 3 (1.55%) WAN
8 2 (1.04%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (1.04%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (1.04%) VLAN
8 2 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.29%) Redis
2 15 (7.77%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.55%) Big Data
4 3 (1.55%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.04%) MySQL
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 85 (44.04%) Jenkins
2 60 (31.09%) Vagrant
3 47 (24.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 29 (15.03%) TeamCity
5 26 (13.47%) Hudson
6 19 (9.84%) JUnit
6 19 (9.84%) Mockito
6 19 (9.84%) Spock
7 15 (7.77%) Git (software)
8 9 (4.66%) CircleCI
9 6 (3.11%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (2.07%) git-flow
10 4 (2.07%) RSpec
10 4 (2.07%) Travis CI
11 2 (1.04%) Artifactory
11 2 (1.04%) Subversion
11 2 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.52%) JIRA
12 1 (0.52%) Maven
12 1 (0.52%) Selenium
General
1 39 (20.21%) Finance
2 18 (9.33%) Games
3 17 (8.81%) Public Sector
4 16 (8.29%) Billing
5 7 (3.63%) Banking
6 4 (2.07%) Marketing
7 2 (1.04%) Law
8 1 (0.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 121 (62.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (14.51%) AWS Engineer
3 27 (13.99%) Cloud Engineer
3 27 (13.99%) Senior DevOps
3 27 (13.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 26 (13.47%) Platform Engineer
5 22 (11.40%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 20 (10.36%) Software Engineer
6 20 (10.36%) Technical Engineer
7 19 (9.84%) E-Commerce Engineer
7 19 (9.84%) Java Engineer
7 19 (9.84%) Java Software Engineer
7 19 (9.84%) Lead Software Engineer
7 19 (9.84%) Technical Leader
8 18 (9.33%) AWS DevOps
8 18 (9.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 16 (8.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (8.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (8.29%) Linux Engineer
10 11 (5.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.44%) Elastic Stack
1 24 (12.44%) RabbitMQ
1 24 (12.44%) Spring Boot
2 23 (11.92%) Spring
3 20 (10.36%) J2EE
4 19 (9.84%) REST
4 19 (9.84%) Spring Integration
4 19 (9.84%) Web Services
5 13 (6.74%) boto
6 12 (6.22%) Node.js
7 5 (2.59%) .NET
7 5 (2.59%) Kafka
8 4 (2.07%) Java EE
8 4 (2.07%) Spring Cloud
9 2 (1.04%) Django
9 2 (1.04%) Jinja
9 2 (1.04%) JSON
9 2 (1.04%) React
9 2 (1.04%) YAML
10 1 (0.52%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.54%) Virtual Team
2 26 (13.47%) Public Cloud
3 22 (11.40%) Cloud Native
3 22 (11.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 21 (10.88%) Greenfield Project
5 19 (9.84%) iPad
6 16 (8.29%) Video Conferencing
7 14 (7.25%) Data Centre
8 9 (4.66%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (4.66%) Online Gambling
8 9 (4.66%) Private Cloud
9 7 (3.63%) Mobile Banking
10 6 (3.11%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (2.07%) Hedge funds
11 4 (2.07%) Reinsurance
12 3 (1.55%) NHS
12 3 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (1.55%) User Experience
13 2 (1.04%) Fixed Income
13 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 120 (62.18%) Linux
2 25 (12.95%) Unix
2 25 (12.95%) Windows
3 8 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.11%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.07%) CentOS
6 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.52%) Android
7 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (77.72%) DevOps
2 81 (41.97%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (40.93%) Configuration Management
4 76 (39.38%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (23.32%) Computer Science
6 42 (21.76%) Deployment Automation
6 42 (21.76%) Open Source
7 40 (20.73%) Scrum
8 37 (19.17%) Infrastructure as Code
8 37 (19.17%) Mathematics
9 35 (18.13%) Capacity Planning
9 35 (18.13%) Microservices
10 31 (16.06%) Infrastructure Automation
11 29 (15.03%) Software Engineering
12 28 (14.51%) Migration
13 27 (13.99%) Continuous Deployment
14 26 (13.47%) Fintech
15 24 (12.44%) Load Balancing
15 24 (12.44%) SIEM
16 23 (11.92%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 144 (74.61%) Python
2 97 (50.26%) Java
3 68 (35.23%) Ruby
4 42 (21.76%) Go
5 36 (18.65%) Bash Shell
6 35 (18.13%) JavaScript
7 22 (11.40%) C#
8 21 (10.88%) C++
9 19 (9.84%) Groovy
9 19 (9.84%) Java 8
9 19 (9.84%) Perl
10 10 (5.18%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.63%) C
12 5 (2.59%) Scala
13 4 (2.07%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.04%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.52%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (25.39%) Degree
2 17 (8.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.59%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.07%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.55%) CCNA
6 3 (1.55%) CCNP
6 3 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.04%) CCIE
7 2 (1.04%) MCTS
7 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.04%) OCPJP
7 2 (1.04%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.52%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.52%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.52%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.63%) QA
System Software
1 111 (57.51%) Docker
2 13 (6.74%) Xen
3 11 (5.70%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.55%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.55%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.52%) Ceph
6 1 (0.52%) KVM
6 1 (0.52%) Lustre
6 1 (0.52%) NFS
6 1 (0.52%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.52%) zsh
Systems Management
1 189 (97.93%) Ansible
2 186 (96.37%) Puppet
3 183 (94.82%) Opscode Chef
4 120 (62.18%) Terraform
5 107 (55.44%) Kubernetes
6 43 (22.28%) Packer
7 35 (18.13%) Consul
8 31 (16.06%) Docker Swarm
8 31 (16.06%) Grafana
8 31 (16.06%) Graphite
8 31 (16.06%) Nagios
8 31 (16.06%) Opsview
8 31 (16.06%) ZABBIX
9 19 (9.84%) Istio
9 19 (9.84%) Kibana
9 19 (9.84%) Knative
10 17 (8.81%) Mesos
11 4 (2.07%) Icinga
11 4 (2.07%) Prometheus
12 3 (1.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 68 (35.23%) Google
2 23 (11.92%) IBM
2 23 (11.92%) SAP
3 20 (10.36%) VMware
4 19 (9.84%) Adobe
4 19 (9.84%) Dell
4 19 (9.84%) Dynatrace
4 19 (9.84%) MuleSoft
4 19 (9.84%) New Relic
4 19 (9.84%) Oracle
4 19 (9.84%) Salesforce.com
4 19 (9.84%) Splunk
5 15 (7.77%) Microsoft
6 14 (7.25%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.07%) AppDynamics
7 4 (2.07%) Rackspace
7 4 (2.07%) SaltStack
8 3 (1.55%) Cisco
8 3 (1.55%) Citrix
9 2 (1.04%) Riverbed