Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salt
England > London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 633 501 535
Rank change year-on-year -132 +34 +11
Permanent jobs citing Salt 52 54 231
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.19% 0.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.55% 1.01% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 47 36 168
10th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £46,750
25th Percentile £66,250 £72,188 £61,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £82,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.86% -
75th Percentile £90,625 £93,750 £85,313
90th Percentile £110,250 £95,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +12.00%

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 9,376 5,347 8,590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.82% 18.66% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5,806 4,460 6,896
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,212 £40,000
25th Percentile £60,000 £55,188 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £86,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

Salt
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Salt in London

Salt
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Salt in London.

Salary trend for Salt in London

Salt
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Salt in London over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 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
Central London -8 13 £85,000 - 10
Salt
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 50 (96.15%) Opscode Chef
2 45 (86.54%) Ansible
2 45 (86.54%) DevOps
3 42 (80.77%) Puppet
4 39 (75.00%) AWS
5 35 (67.31%) Azure
6 34 (65.38%) Python
7 31 (59.62%) Configuration Management
8 30 (57.69%) Docker
8 30 (57.69%) Kubernetes
9 29 (55.77%) Terraform
10 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (48.08%) Linux
12 23 (44.23%) Social Skills
13 22 (42.31%) VMware
14 20 (38.46%) Google
14 20 (38.46%) GCP
15 19 (36.54%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 19 (36.54%) Jenkins
16 18 (34.62%) Computer Science
17 17 (32.69%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (32.69%) OpenShift
18 16 (30.77%) Java
19 14 (26.92%) Scrum
19 14 (26.92%) Go
20 13 (25.00%) Public Cloud
20 13 (25.00%) ZABBIX
21 12 (23.08%) PaaS
21 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
21 12 (23.08%) Degree

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 10 (19.23%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (15.38%) OpenStack
3 3 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.85%) Apache Pulsar
4 2 (3.85%) nginx
5 1 (1.92%) Apache
5 1 (1.92%) IIS
5 1 (1.92%) Traffic Server
Cloud Services
1 39 (75.00%) AWS
2 35 (67.31%) Azure
3 20 (38.46%) GCP
4 17 (32.69%) OpenShift
5 12 (23.08%) PaaS
6 10 (19.23%) Amazon EKS
6 10 (19.23%) IBM Cloud
7 9 (17.31%) MinIO
8 7 (13.46%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (13.46%) Stackdriver
9 6 (11.54%) IaaS
10 5 (9.62%) SaaS
11 3 (5.77%) DigitalOcean
11 3 (5.77%) Linode
12 2 (3.85%) Datadog
13 1 (1.92%) Amazon ECS
13 1 (1.92%) AWS CodePipeline
13 1 (1.92%) AWS Direct Connect
13 1 (1.92%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 1 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) Firewall
1 7 (13.46%) SAN
1 7 (13.46%) SD-WAN
1 7 (13.46%) VPN
1 7 (13.46%) VSAN
2 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.77%) AMQP
3 3 (5.77%) HTTP
4 2 (3.85%) DNS
4 2 (3.85%) Internet
5 1 (1.92%) BGP
5 1 (1.92%) DHCP
5 1 (1.92%) VLAN
5 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) NoSQL
2 9 (17.31%) Big Data
3 7 (13.46%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (7.69%) MySQL
5 2 (3.85%) Aerospike
5 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.85%) ArangoDB
5 2 (3.85%) CockroachDB
5 2 (3.85%) Couchbase
5 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.85%) OpenStack Swift
5 2 (3.85%) Redis
5 2 (3.85%) Scylla
6 1 (1.92%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.92%) ClickHouse
6 1 (1.92%) InfluxDB
6 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (36.54%) Jenkins
2 7 (13.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.46%) GitLab
2 7 (13.46%) Hudson
2 7 (13.46%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.92%) CircleCI
General
1 23 (44.23%) Social Skills
2 10 (19.23%) Presentation Skills
3 6 (11.54%) Finance
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (19.23%) Platform Engineer
2 10 (19.23%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Data Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Site Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) DevOps Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Lead DevOps
4 5 (9.62%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Cloud Native Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Cloud Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Big Data Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) Node.js
2 10 (19.23%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (19.23%) RabbitMQ
3 9 (17.31%) Kafka
4 5 (9.62%) boto
5 4 (7.69%) Web Services
6 3 (5.77%) Java EE
6 3 (5.77%) Spring
6 3 (5.77%) Spring Boot
6 3 (5.77%) Spring Cloud
7 2 (3.85%) Django
7 2 (3.85%) Flask
8 1 (1.92%) cloud-init
8 1 (1.92%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (1.92%) libvirt
8 1 (1.92%) REST
8 1 (1.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 10 (19.23%) Cloud Native
3 8 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (7.69%) Blog
5 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.77%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.92%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.92%) iPhone
6 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (48.08%) Linux
2 7 (13.46%) Unix
3 5 (9.62%) Windows
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.85%) Debian
5 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.92%) CentOS
6 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (86.54%) DevOps
2 31 (59.62%) Configuration Management
3 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (36.54%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 18 (34.62%) Computer Science
6 14 (26.92%) Scrum
7 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (21.15%) Coaching
8 11 (21.15%) Fintech
9 10 (19.23%) Thought Leadership
10 8 (15.38%) Load Balancing
10 8 (15.38%) Observability
10 8 (15.38%) Open Source
10 8 (15.38%) Project Management
11 7 (13.46%) Artificial Intelligence
11 7 (13.46%) Data Engineering
11 7 (13.46%) Data Science
11 7 (13.46%) Mentoring
12 6 (11.54%) High Availability
13 5 (9.62%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 34 (65.38%) Python
2 16 (30.77%) Java
3 14 (26.92%) Go
4 12 (23.08%) C#
5 10 (19.23%) SQL
6 8 (15.38%) Bash Shell
7 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
8 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
9 4 (7.69%) C++
10 3 (5.77%) Ruby
11 2 (3.85%) C
11 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) Degree
2 10 (19.23%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 30 (57.69%) Docker
2 17 (32.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (23.08%) Xen
4 8 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 7 (13.46%) Ceph
5 7 (13.46%) KVM
5 7 (13.46%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (5.77%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.92%) iptables
7 1 (1.92%) LXC
7 1 (1.92%) Squid
7 1 (1.92%) Varnish
7 1 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 50 (96.15%) Opscode Chef
2 45 (86.54%) Ansible
3 42 (80.77%) Puppet
4 30 (57.69%) Kubernetes
5 29 (55.77%) Terraform
6 13 (25.00%) ZABBIX
7 11 (21.15%) Prometheus
8 9 (17.31%) Grafana
9 8 (15.38%) Consul
9 8 (15.38%) Docker Swarm
9 8 (15.38%) Graphite
10 7 (13.46%) Nagios
10 7 (13.46%) Packer
10 7 (13.46%) vCenter Server
11 6 (11.54%) Opsview
12 2 (3.85%) HAProxy
12 2 (3.85%) Mesos
13 1 (1.92%) CFEngine
13 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) VMware
2 20 (38.46%) Google
3 11 (21.15%) Red Hat
4 10 (19.23%) IBM
4 10 (19.23%) SAP
5 8 (15.38%) AppDynamics
5 8 (15.38%) Dynatrace
6 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.92%) Adobe
7 1 (1.92%) Cisco
7 1 (1.92%) Citrix
7 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.92%) Mellanox
7 1 (1.92%) New Relic
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle
7 1 (1.92%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.92%) Splunk