Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salt
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 277 278
Rank change year-on-year +70 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Salt 72 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.00% 0.22% 0.082%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.52% 2.66% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 51 17 6
Manchester median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.33% +10.26%
10th Percentile £37,500 £46,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £66,250 £78,750
North West median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%

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 756 639 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.45% 8.22% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 654 575 463
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,600 £28,150
90th Percentile £73,750 £66,250 £58,650
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +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 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Salt in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Salt.

1 62 (86.11%) Python
1 62 (86.11%) Ansible
1 62 (86.11%) DevOps
2 52 (72.22%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (70.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (59.72%) Puppet
4 43 (59.72%) Linux
5 42 (58.33%) Windows
6 41 (56.94%) C#
6 41 (56.94%) TeamCity
6 41 (56.94%) Octopus Deploy
6 41 (56.94%) Node.js
7 33 (45.83%) Opscode Chef
8 32 (44.44%) Java
9 31 (43.06%) AWS CloudFormation
9 31 (43.06%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (40.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 29 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (38.89%) Finance
11 28 (38.89%) Asset Management
11 28 (38.89%) Wealth Management
11 28 (38.89%) Fintech
12 27 (37.50%) Docker
12 27 (37.50%) Firewall
13 26 (36.11%) Open Source
14 23 (31.94%) Jenkins
14 23 (31.94%) Software Engineering
14 23 (31.94%) .NET
15 22 (30.56%) Bash Shell
16 21 (29.17%) Test Automation

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 10 (13.89%) Apache Pig
1 10 (13.89%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.39%) Apache
2 1 (1.39%) Confluence
2 1 (1.39%) JBoss
2 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 52 (72.22%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (70.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (43.06%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (13.89%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 27 (37.50%) Firewall
2 17 (23.61%) VPN
3 10 (13.89%) HTTP
3 10 (13.89%) SSL
3 10 (13.89%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.39%) LAN
4 1 (1.39%) SAN
4 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) Apache Hive
1 10 (13.89%) Big Data
1 10 (13.89%) Hadoop
1 10 (13.89%) MySQL
1 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 41 (56.94%) Octopus Deploy
1 41 (56.94%) TeamCity
2 29 (40.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 23 (31.94%) Jenkins
4 21 (29.17%) Git (software)
5 19 (26.39%) Hudson
5 19 (26.39%) Robot Framework
5 19 (26.39%) Selenium
6 17 (23.61%) Vagrant
7 11 (15.28%) JIRA
8 10 (13.89%) Bitbucket
8 10 (13.89%) CodeSonar
8 10 (13.89%) git-flow
8 10 (13.89%) SonarQube
8 10 (13.89%) Subversion
9 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
General
1 28 (38.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Advertising
2 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (38.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (26.39%) Software Engineer
3 14 (19.44%) DevOps Manager
4 10 (13.89%) AWS DevOps
4 10 (13.89%) C# Software Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Java Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Java Software Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Software Test Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Test Engineer
5 3 (4.17%) Junior
5 3 (4.17%) Junior Software Engineer
5 3 (4.17%) Junior Software Test Engineer
5 3 (4.17%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (1.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (1.39%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (1.39%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (1.39%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (1.39%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (56.94%) Node.js
2 23 (31.94%) .NET
3 10 (13.89%) .NET Framework
3 10 (13.89%) ASP.NET
3 10 (13.89%) Django
3 10 (13.89%) Java EE
3 10 (13.89%) LAMP
3 10 (13.89%) RabbitMQ
3 10 (13.89%) REST
3 10 (13.89%) SOAP
3 10 (13.89%) Spring MVC
3 10 (13.89%) STL
4 9 (12.50%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.39%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (38.89%) Fintech
2 17 (23.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (59.72%) Linux
2 42 (58.33%) Windows
3 10 (13.89%) Android
3 10 (13.89%) Apple iOS
3 10 (13.89%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.39%) Unix
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (86.11%) DevOps
2 31 (43.06%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (38.89%) Asset Management
4 28 (38.89%) Wealth Management
5 26 (36.11%) Open Source
6 23 (31.94%) Software Engineering
7 21 (29.17%) Configuration Management
7 21 (29.17%) Test Automation
8 17 (23.61%) High Availability
8 17 (23.61%) Load Balancing
8 17 (23.61%) SIEM
9 13 (18.06%) Decision-Making
9 13 (18.06%) IT Strategy
9 13 (18.06%) Microservices
9 13 (18.06%) Scrum
10 10 (13.89%) API Design
10 10 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (13.89%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 62 (86.11%) Python
2 41 (56.94%) C#
3 32 (44.44%) Java
4 22 (30.56%) Bash Shell
5 20 (27.78%) Ruby
6 19 (26.39%) Go
7 12 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 10 (13.89%) C
8 10 (13.89%) C++
8 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
8 10 (13.89%) Objective-C
8 10 (13.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) CCNA
1 10 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (13.89%) CISSP
1 10 (13.89%) CompTIA Security+
1 10 (13.89%) DV Cleared
1 10 (13.89%) GIAC
1 10 (13.89%) Linux+ Certification
1 10 (13.89%) MCSE
1 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (13.89%) Network+ Certification
1 10 (13.89%) SANS
1 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
1 10 (13.89%) SSCP
2 4 (5.56%) RHCE
2 4 (5.56%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 27 (37.50%) Docker
2 10 (13.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 62 (86.11%) Ansible
2 43 (59.72%) Puppet
3 33 (45.83%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (25.00%) Terraform
5 17 (23.61%) Consul
5 17 (23.61%) Docker Swarm
5 17 (23.61%) Grafana
5 17 (23.61%) Graphite
5 17 (23.61%) Kubernetes
5 17 (23.61%) Nagios
5 17 (23.61%) Opsview
5 17 (23.61%) Packer
5 17 (23.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.78%) Google
4 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.39%) Facebook
4 1 (1.39%) VMware