Period
to 24 September 2020

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 24 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salt
England > London
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 446 548 499
Rank change year-on-year +102 -49 +195
Permanent jobs citing Salt 30 201 341
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.36% 0.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.74% 2.33% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 23 130 282
Median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +14.29%
10th Percentile £63,000 £51,125 £41,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £83,750 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +19.64% +12.00% +13.64%

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 4,072 8,615 8,287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.17% 15.42% 12.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3,389 6,652 6,794
Median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £40,000 £38,492
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%

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 24 September 2020.

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 24 September 2020. 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 +128 12 £85,000 +19.30% 6
South London +63 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Salt
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2020, 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 28 (93.33%) Puppet
2 26 (86.67%) Python
3 25 (83.33%) AWS
4 23 (76.67%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (66.67%) DevOps
6 19 (63.33%) Ansible
7 18 (60.00%) Docker
7 18 (60.00%) Kubernetes
8 17 (56.67%) Jenkins
9 15 (50.00%) Linux
9 15 (50.00%) Configuration Management
10 14 (46.67%) Java
10 14 (46.67%) Azure
10 14 (46.67%) Terraform
11 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (40.00%) GCP
13 11 (36.67%) Google
14 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
14 10 (33.33%) Go
15 9 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (30.00%) Firewall
16 8 (26.67%) Unix
16 8 (26.67%) VPN
16 8 (26.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (26.67%) Fintech
16 8 (26.67%) Consul
16 8 (26.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 7 (23.33%) Packer
17 7 (23.33%) Grafana
17 7 (23.33%) Ruby

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 3 (10.00%) Apache
1 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.33%) nginx
2 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 25 (83.33%) AWS
2 14 (46.67%) Azure
3 12 (40.00%) GCP
4 7 (23.33%) IaaS
4 7 (23.33%) PaaS
5 6 (20.00%) SaaS
6 5 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (6.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 2 (6.67%) Serverless
7 2 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (3.33%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (3.33%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (3.33%) Linode
8 1 (3.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) Firewall
2 8 (26.67%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (6.67%) Internet
3 2 (6.67%) LAN
3 2 (6.67%) MVNO
3 2 (6.67%) Network Security
3 2 (6.67%) Wireless
3 2 (6.67%) WLAN
4 1 (3.33%) AMQP
4 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) MySQL
1 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.33%) Redis
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Jenkins
2 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 8 (26.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (20.00%) Hudson
4 6 (20.00%) Vagrant
5 5 (16.67%) TeamCity
6 3 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (6.67%) CircleCI
7 2 (6.67%) GoCD
8 1 (3.33%) Artifactory
8 1 (3.33%) git-flow
8 1 (3.33%) RSpec
8 1 (3.33%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
3 6 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Senior Platform Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (13.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Lead DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) Python Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) IP Network Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior IP Network Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (10.00%) Node.js
3 2 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.33%) boto
4 1 (3.33%) Java EE
4 1 (3.33%) Kafka
4 1 (3.33%) LAMP
4 1 (3.33%) Spring
4 1 (3.33%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.33%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.67%) Cloud Native
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) CentOS
4 1 (3.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) DevOps
2 15 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (26.67%) Fintech
5 8 (26.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 6 (20.00%) High Availability
6 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 6 (20.00%) SIEM
7 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure as Code
7 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (13.33%) Microservices
8 3 (10.00%) Project Delivery
8 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) Scrum
8 3 (10.00%) Tech Ops
9 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.67%) Information Security
9 2 (6.67%) Migration
9 2 (6.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) Python
2 14 (46.67%) Java
3 10 (33.33%) Go
4 7 (23.33%) Ruby
5 6 (20.00%) C++
6 5 (16.67%) C#
7 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (10.00%) SQL
8 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 2 (6.67%) C
9 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) AWS Certification
2 2 (6.67%) CCNA
2 2 (6.67%) CCNP
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) FINRA
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Docker
2 3 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (93.33%) Puppet
2 23 (76.67%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (63.33%) Ansible
4 18 (60.00%) Kubernetes
5 14 (46.67%) Terraform
6 8 (26.67%) Consul
7 7 (23.33%) Grafana
7 7 (23.33%) Graphite
7 7 (23.33%) Nagios
7 7 (23.33%) Packer
8 6 (20.00%) Docker Swarm
8 6 (20.00%) Opsview
8 6 (20.00%) ZABBIX
9 3 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (10.00%) Control-M
10 2 (6.67%) Mesos
10 2 (6.67%) Prometheus
11 1 (3.33%) Ganglia
11 1 (3.33%) Icinga
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Google
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) Meraki
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) New Relic
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) VMware