Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salt
England > London
6 months to
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 528 561 496
Rank change year-on-year +33 -65 +95
Permanent jobs citing Salt 49 117 285
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.26% 0.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.78% 1.56% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 44 99 250
10th Percentile £56,625 £56,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £61,875 £66,000 £55,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £85,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -17.65% +21.43% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £95,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £113,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +9.80%

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 6,272 7,498 8,507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.90% 16.82% 14.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4,952 6,070 6,920
10th Percentile £47,209 £41,250 £38,750
25th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +29 11 £85,000 - 5
South London +26 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Salt
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 45 (91.84%) DevOps
2 40 (81.63%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (77.55%) Puppet
4 34 (69.39%) Linux
5 33 (67.35%) Ansible
6 30 (61.22%) Azure
6 30 (61.22%) AWS
7 29 (59.18%) Python
8 24 (48.98%) Configuration Management
8 24 (48.98%) Terraform
9 23 (46.94%) Docker
10 20 (40.82%) Kubernetes
11 15 (30.61%) Fintech
12 13 (26.53%) Jenkins
12 13 (26.53%) VMware
13 12 (24.49%) Xen
14 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (22.45%) Hyper-V
14 11 (22.45%) Greenfield Project
15 9 (18.37%) Finance
15 9 (18.37%) Java
16 8 (16.33%) Windows
16 8 (16.33%) Go
16 8 (16.33%) OpenShift
16 8 (16.33%) Windows Server
16 8 (16.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
17 7 (14.29%) GCP
17 7 (14.29%) PowerShell

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 4 (8.16%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.08%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 30 (61.22%) AWS
1 30 (61.22%) Azure
2 8 (16.33%) OpenShift
3 7 (14.29%) GCP
4 5 (10.20%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (10.20%) PaaS
5 3 (6.12%) GitHub
6 2 (4.08%) Amazon ECS
6 2 (4.08%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (4.08%) Datadog
6 2 (4.08%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (2.04%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (2.04%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (2.04%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (2.04%) Google Analytics
7 1 (2.04%) IaaS
7 1 (2.04%) Linode
7 1 (2.04%) npm
7 1 (2.04%) Serverless
7 1 (2.04%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) MPLS
3 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) Big Data
2 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.16%) Hudson
3 4 (8.16%) Vagrant
4 3 (6.12%) Gradle
4 3 (6.12%) Maven
5 2 (4.08%) CircleCI
5 2 (4.08%) JIRA
6 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.04%) Gerrit
6 1 (2.04%) GitLab
6 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 32 (65.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Lead DevOps
3 6 (12.24%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Platform Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Site Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Data Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (6.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) DevOps Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) Node.js
2 2 (4.08%) Java EE
2 2 (4.08%) JSON
2 2 (4.08%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (4.08%) Spring
2 2 (4.08%) Spring Boot
2 2 (4.08%) Spring Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) boto
3 1 (2.04%) REST
3 1 (2.04%) RESTful
3 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (10.20%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (6.12%) Blog
3 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.12%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.08%) Cloud Native
4 2 (4.08%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.04%) iPhone
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 34 (69.39%) Linux
2 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 8 (16.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.12%) Unix
4 1 (2.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (91.84%) DevOps
2 24 (48.98%) Configuration Management
3 15 (30.61%) Fintech
4 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 7 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.24%) Scrum
8 5 (10.20%) High Availability
8 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure as Code
8 5 (10.20%) Microservices
8 5 (10.20%) Project Management
9 4 (8.16%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (8.16%) Data Engineering
9 4 (8.16%) Data Science
9 4 (8.16%) Open Source
10 3 (6.12%) Kanban
10 3 (6.12%) Migration
10 3 (6.12%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) Python
2 9 (18.37%) Java
3 8 (16.33%) Go
4 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 4 (8.16%) C#
5 4 (8.16%) Ruby
6 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.12%) C++
6 3 (6.12%) Perl
6 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.12%) SQL
7 2 (4.08%) C
7 2 (4.08%) PHP
8 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 23 (46.94%) Docker
2 12 (24.49%) Xen
3 11 (22.45%) Hyper-V
3 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 40 (81.63%) Opscode Chef
2 38 (77.55%) Puppet
3 33 (67.35%) Ansible
4 24 (48.98%) Terraform
5 20 (40.82%) Kubernetes
6 5 (10.20%) Grafana
7 4 (8.16%) Consul
7 4 (8.16%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (8.16%) Graphite
7 4 (8.16%) Nagios
7 4 (8.16%) Opsview
7 4 (8.16%) Packer
7 4 (8.16%) ZABBIX
8 2 (4.08%) Mesos
8 2 (4.08%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) VMware
2 7 (14.29%) Google
3 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.12%) SaltStack
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco
4 2 (4.08%) IBM
4 2 (4.08%) Juniper
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.08%) Nokia
4 2 (4.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) Adobe
5 1 (2.04%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix
5 1 (2.04%) Dynatrace
5 1 (2.04%) New Relic