Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salt
England > London
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 669 481 558
Rank change year-on-year -188 +77 -45
Permanent jobs citing Salt 65 39 171
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.16% 0.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.65% 0.83% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 59 34 125
10th Percentile £58,500 £52,875 £53,750
25th Percentile £72,500 £56,563 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £68,750 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.36% -19.12% +21.43%
75th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £100,000
90th Percentile £95,750 £92,750 £120,000
England median annual salary £77,500 £67,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +14.81% -10.00% +15.38%

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 9,994 4,721 8,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.52% 19.59% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6,221 4,017 6,297
10th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £40,000
25th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +3.70%
75th Percentile £100,000 £88,750 £87,500
90th Percentile £118,750 £106,250 £102,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
South London -17 5 £80,000 +33.33%
Central London -45 5 £82,500 -2.94% 6
West London - 1 £70,000 - 2
Salt
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 62 (95.38%) Puppet
2 57 (87.69%) Ansible
3 53 (81.54%) Opscode Chef
4 51 (78.46%) AWS
4 51 (78.46%) Python
5 41 (63.08%) Configuration Management
6 37 (56.92%) Linux
6 37 (56.92%) DevOps
7 32 (49.23%) Terraform
8 27 (41.54%) Docker
8 27 (41.54%) Bash
8 27 (41.54%) CI/CD
9 24 (36.92%) Java
10 21 (32.31%) AWS CloudFormation
10 21 (32.31%) Azure
10 21 (32.31%) Perl
11 20 (30.77%) Kubernetes
12 19 (29.23%) SaltStack
12 19 (29.23%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 18 (27.69%) Go
13 18 (27.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (27.69%) Amazon EC2
13 18 (27.69%) Route 53
13 18 (27.69%) VMware
13 18 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (26.15%) Finance
14 17 (26.15%) Amazon RDS
14 17 (26.15%) Amazon S3
14 17 (26.15%) Git (software)
15 16 (24.62%) GCP

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 11 (16.92%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.69%) Apache Pulsar
2 5 (7.69%) OpenStack
3 4 (6.15%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.54%) Apache
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.54%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 51 (78.46%) AWS
2 21 (32.31%) AWS CloudFormation
2 21 (32.31%) Azure
3 18 (27.69%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (27.69%) Route 53
4 17 (26.15%) Amazon S3
5 16 (24.62%) GCP
6 15 (23.08%) Amazon EKS
6 15 (23.08%) IaaS
7 11 (16.92%) Amazon ELB
8 10 (15.38%) CloudFront
9 8 (12.31%) Serverless
9 8 (12.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (10.77%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (10.77%) MinIO
10 7 (10.77%) OpenShift
10 7 (10.77%) PaaS
11 6 (9.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) DNS
1 7 (10.77%) Firewall
2 5 (7.69%) SAN
2 5 (7.69%) VLAN
3 3 (4.62%) LAN
3 3 (4.62%) VPN
3 3 (4.62%) WAN
4 2 (3.08%) SD-WAN
4 2 (3.08%) SSL
4 2 (3.08%) VSAN
5 1 (1.54%) BGP
5 1 (1.54%) Broadband
5 1 (1.54%) HTTP
5 1 (1.54%) Internet
5 1 (1.54%) SSH
5 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) Amazon RDS
2 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.31%) Big Data
4 7 (10.77%) MySQL
5 6 (9.23%) Hadoop
5 6 (9.23%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (9.23%) Redis
6 5 (7.69%) Aerospike
6 5 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (7.69%) ArangoDB
6 5 (7.69%) CockroachDB
6 5 (7.69%) Couchbase
6 5 (7.69%) Scylla
7 3 (4.62%) InfluxDB
7 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.54%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.54%) OLAP
8 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (26.15%) Git (software)
2 12 (18.46%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.69%) GitLab
4 3 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.08%) CircleCI
5 2 (3.08%) GoCD
5 2 (3.08%) Hudson
5 2 (3.08%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket Server
6 1 (1.54%) CodeSonar
6 1 (1.54%) git-flow
6 1 (1.54%) JIRA
6 1 (1.54%) Robot Framework
6 1 (1.54%) Selenium
General
1 17 (26.15%) Finance
2 13 (20.00%) Social Skills
3 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.62%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.62%) Presentation Skills
4 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (35.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (23.08%) Platform Engineer
3 10 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
3 10 (15.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 10 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Administrator
4 6 (9.23%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (9.23%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Linux Support
4 6 (9.23%) Linux Support Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Unix Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Unix Support
4 6 (9.23%) Unix Support Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Architect
5 5 (7.69%) Lead DevOps
5 5 (7.69%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.46%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (13.85%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (10.77%) Kafka
4 5 (7.69%) Node.js
4 5 (7.69%) Web Services
5 4 (6.15%) CodeIgniter
5 4 (6.15%) jQuery
5 4 (6.15%) Laravel
5 4 (6.15%) YAML
6 3 (4.62%) Java EE
7 2 (3.08%) .NET
7 2 (3.08%) boto
7 2 (3.08%) Spring
7 2 (3.08%) Spring Boot
7 2 (3.08%) Spring Cloud
8 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.54%) Caffe
8 1 (1.54%) OpenTracing
8 1 (1.54%) SOAP
8 1 (1.54%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Clustering
2 7 (10.77%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (10.77%) Public Cloud
3 6 (9.23%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (7.69%) Cloud Native
5 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.08%) Blog
6 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.54%) FPGA
7 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (56.92%) Linux
2 18 (27.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (18.46%) Windows
4 9 (13.85%) Unix
5 1 (1.54%) Android
5 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.54%) CentOS
5 1 (1.54%) Debian
5 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (63.08%) Configuration Management
2 37 (56.92%) DevOps
3 27 (41.54%) CI/CD
4 19 (29.23%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 18 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (23.08%) Deployment Automation
7 11 (16.92%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (15.38%) Microservices
8 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (15.38%) Test Automation
9 9 (13.85%) Infrastructure as Code
10 7 (10.77%) Systems Engineering
11 6 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (9.23%) Software Testing
12 5 (7.69%) Coaching
12 5 (7.69%) Fintech
12 5 (7.69%) Scrum
12 5 (7.69%) Software Engineering
12 5 (7.69%) Storage Management
13 4 (6.15%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (78.46%) Python
2 27 (41.54%) Bash
3 24 (36.92%) Java
4 21 (32.31%) Perl
5 18 (27.69%) Go
6 11 (16.92%) PowerShell
7 10 (15.38%) Ruby
8 9 (13.85%) C++
9 8 (12.31%) SQL
10 7 (10.77%) C#
10 7 (10.77%) JavaScript
11 5 (7.69%) PHP
12 2 (3.08%) C
13 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.54%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
1 4 (6.15%) Master's Degree
2 2 (3.08%) MCSE
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.54%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.54%) CCNA
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.54%) CISSP
3 1 (1.54%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) GIAC
3 1 (1.54%) Linux+ Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.54%) SANS
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) HIPAA
1 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.54%) NIST
1 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (41.54%) Docker
2 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.62%) Xen
5 2 (3.08%) Ceph
5 2 (3.08%) KVM
5 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.54%) NFS
6 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 62 (95.38%) Puppet
2 57 (87.69%) Ansible
3 53 (81.54%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (49.23%) Terraform
5 20 (30.77%) Kubernetes
6 8 (12.31%) Grafana
6 8 (12.31%) Nagios
7 7 (10.77%) Docker Swarm
7 7 (10.77%) Prometheus
8 5 (7.69%) Graphite
8 5 (7.69%) HAProxy
9 3 (4.62%) Consul
10 2 (3.08%) Packer
10 2 (3.08%) vCenter Server
10 2 (3.08%) ZABBIX
11 1 (1.54%) FortiGate
11 1 (1.54%) Mesos
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) SaltStack
2 18 (27.69%) VMware
3 15 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 12 (18.46%) Google
5 9 (13.85%) Symantec
5 9 (13.85%) Veritas
6 7 (10.77%) Splunk
7 5 (7.69%) IBM
7 5 (7.69%) Oracle
8 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
8 4 (6.15%) SAP
9 3 (4.62%) Cisco
9 3 (4.62%) HP
10 2 (3.08%) AppDynamics
10 2 (3.08%) Dynatrace
10 2 (3.08%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.54%) Mellanox