Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salt
North West > Manchester
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 264 272 274
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Salt 22 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.28% 0.19% 0.013%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.57% 2.63% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 1
Manchester median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £40,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £78,750 £51,250
North West median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -5.00%

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 Manchester with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 617 533 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 7.88% 7.15% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 545 474 409
Manchester median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,900 £25,825 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,000 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.41% +6.25% -

Salt
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Salt as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Salt in Manchester

Salt
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Salt in Manchester.

Salary trend for Salt in Manchester

Salt
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Salt in Manchester over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Salt in Manchester

Salt
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Salt within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. 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
Salford -1 3 £62,500 +56.25%
Salt
North West

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT jobs citing Salt also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Salt.

1 22 (100.00%) Puppet
1 22 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 22 (100.00%) DevOps
2 20 (90.91%) Linux
3 18 (81.82%) Configuration Management
3 18 (81.82%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (81.82%) Ansible
4 17 (77.27%) Python
5 16 (72.73%) Vagrant
5 16 (72.73%) Bash Shell
5 16 (72.73%) SaltStack
6 15 (68.18%) Jenkins
7 14 (63.64%) Terraform
8 13 (59.09%) Docker
8 13 (59.09%) Node.js
8 13 (59.09%) Ruby
9 12 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (54.55%) Web Services
9 12 (54.55%) Kubernetes
9 12 (54.55%) Packer
9 12 (54.55%) Continuous Deployment
10 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
12 6 (27.27%) Internet
13 4 (18.18%) High Availability
14 3 (13.64%) vCloud
14 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
14 3 (13.64%) CentOS
14 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (13.64%) Debian

Salt
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 18 (81.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) Loggly
3 1 (4.55%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Internet
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) HTTP
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) DHCP
3 2 (9.09%) FTP
3 2 (9.09%) IPsec
4 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Redis
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) Riak
Development Applications
1 16 (72.73%) Vagrant
2 15 (68.18%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Grunt
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (59.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 12 (54.55%) AWS DevOps
3 12 (54.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 12 (54.55%) AWS Engineer
3 12 (54.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 12 (54.55%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) Node.js
2 12 (54.55%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) .NET
4 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Camel
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) CSS3
4 1 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) Kafka
4 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.55%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) CentOS
2 3 (13.64%) Debian
2 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) DevOps
2 18 (81.82%) Configuration Management
3 12 (54.55%) Continuous Deployment
3 12 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
6 4 (18.18%) High Availability
7 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
8 2 (9.09%) Anomaly Detection
8 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
8 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Build Automation
9 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (4.55%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Python
2 16 (72.73%) Bash Shell
3 13 (59.09%) Ruby
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) Go
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) Scala
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Docker
2 3 (13.64%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 22 (100.00%) Puppet
2 18 (81.82%) Ansible
3 14 (63.64%) Terraform
4 12 (54.55%) Kubernetes
4 12 (54.55%) Packer
5 1 (4.55%) Nagios
5 1 (4.55%) Prometheus
5 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) SaltStack
2 2 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) New Relic
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Splunk