Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salt
England > London
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 662 444 549
Rank change year-on-year -218 +105 -47
Permanent jobs citing Salt 67 30 197
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.15% 0.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.66% 0.78% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 62 18 125
10th Percentile £56,625 £54,625 £50,500
25th Percentile £71,250 £63,125 £61,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £83,750 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.48% +11.67% +7.14%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £95,000
90th Percentile £99,875 £96,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £82,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79% +20.83%

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 10,177 3,848 8,410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.22% 19.88% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6,107 3,246 6,569
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,750 £40,000
25th Percentile £60,938 £56,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.71% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £86,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £107,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £58,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% +6.84% +6.36%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -67 8 £85,000 - 9
South London -23 5 £80,000 +33.33%
West London - 1 £70,000 - 1
Salt
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 61 (91.04%) Puppet
2 59 (88.06%) Ansible
3 55 (82.09%) AWS
4 54 (80.60%) Opscode Chef
5 48 (71.64%) Python
6 45 (67.16%) DevOps
7 43 (64.18%) Configuration Management
8 37 (55.22%) Linux
9 34 (50.75%) Docker
10 33 (49.25%) Terraform
11 31 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (44.78%) Azure
13 28 (41.79%) Kubernetes
14 26 (38.81%) Java
14 26 (38.81%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 24 (35.82%) GCP
16 23 (34.33%) Go
16 23 (34.33%) Social Skills
17 22 (32.84%) VMware
18 18 (26.87%) Google
18 18 (26.87%) Jenkins
19 17 (25.37%) Bash Shell
19 17 (25.37%) Red Hat
19 17 (25.37%) Amazon EKS
20 16 (23.88%) RabbitMQ
20 16 (23.88%) OpenShift
21 15 (22.39%) AWS CloudFormation
21 15 (22.39%) Perl
22 14 (20.90%) Git (software)
22 14 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (14.93%) Cloud Foundry
1 10 (14.93%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (13.43%) OpenStack
3 3 (4.48%) Apache Pulsar
3 3 (4.48%) nginx
4 2 (2.99%) Apache
5 1 (1.49%) IIS
5 1 (1.49%) Traffic Server
Cloud Services
1 55 (82.09%) AWS
2 30 (44.78%) Azure
3 24 (35.82%) GCP
4 17 (25.37%) Amazon EKS
5 16 (23.88%) OpenShift
6 15 (22.39%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (17.91%) PaaS
7 12 (17.91%) Route 53
8 11 (16.42%) IaaS
9 10 (14.93%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (14.93%) Amazon S3
9 10 (14.93%) IBM Cloud
9 10 (14.93%) MinIO
10 7 (10.45%) Amazon ELB
10 7 (10.45%) SaaS
10 7 (10.45%) Stackdriver
10 7 (10.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (8.96%) Serverless
12 5 (7.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (7.46%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) Firewall
2 7 (10.45%) SAN
2 7 (10.45%) SD-WAN
2 7 (10.45%) VPN
2 7 (10.45%) VSAN
3 4 (5.97%) DNS
3 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.48%) AMQP
4 3 (4.48%) WAN
5 2 (2.99%) BGP
5 2 (2.99%) HTTP
5 2 (2.99%) Internet
5 2 (2.99%) LAN
5 2 (2.99%) VLAN
6 1 (1.49%) Broadband
6 1 (1.49%) DHCP
6 1 (1.49%) SSH
6 1 (1.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (13.43%) NoSQL
2 9 (13.43%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (11.94%) Big Data
4 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
5 6 (8.96%) MySQL
6 4 (5.97%) Redis
7 3 (4.48%) Aerospike
7 3 (4.48%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (4.48%) ArangoDB
7 3 (4.48%) CockroachDB
7 3 (4.48%) Couchbase
7 3 (4.48%) Hadoop
7 3 (4.48%) Scylla
8 2 (2.99%) OpenStack Swift
9 1 (1.49%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (1.49%) ClickHouse
9 1 (1.49%) InfluxDB
9 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (26.87%) Jenkins
2 14 (20.90%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.94%) GitLab
4 5 (7.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (7.46%) Hudson
4 5 (7.46%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.99%) GoCD
General
1 23 (34.33%) Social Skills
2 12 (17.91%) Finance
3 9 (13.43%) Presentation Skills
4 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (32.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (22.39%) Platform Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Architect
5 6 (8.96%) Lead DevOps
5 6 (8.96%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (7.46%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Site Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Data Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (5.97%) Linux Support
7 4 (5.97%) Linux Support Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Unix Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.88%) RabbitMQ
2 13 (19.40%) Elastic Stack
3 10 (14.93%) Kafka
3 10 (14.93%) Node.js
4 6 (8.96%) Web Services
5 4 (5.97%) boto
5 4 (5.97%) CodeIgniter
5 4 (5.97%) jQuery
5 4 (5.97%) Laravel
5 4 (5.97%) YAML
6 3 (4.48%) Java EE
6 3 (4.48%) Spring
6 3 (4.48%) Spring Boot
6 3 (4.48%) Spring Cloud
7 2 (2.99%) Django
7 2 (2.99%) Flask
8 1 (1.49%) cloud-init
8 1 (1.49%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (1.49%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Public Cloud
2 11 (16.42%) Cloud Native
3 8 (11.94%) Clustering
4 7 (10.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (8.96%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (4.48%) Blog
7 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.49%) Social Media
9 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (55.22%) Linux
2 14 (20.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (16.42%) Unix
4 7 (10.45%) Windows
5 3 (4.48%) Debian
6 2 (2.99%) CentOS
6 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (67.16%) DevOps
2 43 (64.18%) Configuration Management
3 31 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (38.81%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 13 (19.40%) Computer Science
6 11 (16.42%) Coaching
6 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (16.42%) Scrum
7 10 (14.93%) Microservices
7 10 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (13.43%) Infrastructure as Code
8 9 (13.43%) Thought Leadership
9 8 (11.94%) Deployment Automation
9 8 (11.94%) Load Balancing
9 8 (11.94%) Observability
10 7 (10.45%) Test Automation
11 6 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (8.96%) Open Source
11 6 (8.96%) Performance Testing
11 6 (8.96%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (71.64%) Python
2 26 (38.81%) Java
3 23 (34.33%) Go
4 17 (25.37%) Bash Shell
5 15 (22.39%) Perl
6 11 (16.42%) C#
6 11 (16.42%) SQL
7 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
8 7 (10.45%) C++
8 7 (10.45%) Ruby
9 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
10 4 (5.97%) PHP
11 2 (2.99%) C
11 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Degree
2 9 (13.43%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.49%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (50.75%) Docker
2 14 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.45%) Ceph
3 7 (10.45%) KVM
3 7 (10.45%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (8.96%) Xen
5 4 (5.97%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.49%) iptables
7 1 (1.49%) LXC
7 1 (1.49%) NFS
7 1 (1.49%) Squid
7 1 (1.49%) Varnish
7 1 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 61 (91.04%) Puppet
2 59 (88.06%) Ansible
3 54 (80.60%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (49.25%) Terraform
5 28 (41.79%) Kubernetes
6 11 (16.42%) Prometheus
7 10 (14.93%) ZABBIX
8 9 (13.43%) Nagios
9 7 (10.45%) Consul
9 7 (10.45%) Docker Swarm
9 7 (10.45%) Grafana
9 7 (10.45%) vCenter Server
10 6 (8.96%) Graphite
11 5 (7.46%) Packer
12 3 (4.48%) HAProxy
12 3 (4.48%) Opsview
13 2 (2.99%) FortiGate
13 2 (2.99%) Mesos
14 1 (1.49%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 22 (32.84%) VMware
2 18 (26.87%) Google
3 17 (25.37%) Red Hat
4 12 (17.91%) SaltStack
5 10 (14.93%) IBM
5 10 (14.93%) SAP
6 7 (10.45%) AppDynamics
6 7 (10.45%) Dynatrace
6 7 (10.45%) Symantec
6 7 (10.45%) Veritas
7 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.48%) Cisco
8 3 (4.48%) Fortinet
8 3 (4.48%) Splunk
9 2 (2.99%) Mellanox
9 2 (2.99%) Oracle