Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salt
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs citing Salt 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.18% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.57% - -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 - -
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% -

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 Scotland with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 637 449 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.65% 8.36% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 442 251 233
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £28,125 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £56,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Salt
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Salt in Scotland

Salt
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Salt in Scotland

Salt
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Salt in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Salt in Scotland

Salt
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Salt within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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
Edinburgh - 6 £45,000 - 1
Perth and Kinross - 3 £47,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £46,500 -
Salt
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Salt.

1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
1 10 (100.00%) Ansible
2 9 (90.00%) Python
3 7 (70.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (70.00%) DevOps
3 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (50.00%) SaltStack
4 5 (50.00%) Ruby
5 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (30.00%) SaaS
6 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (30.00%) AppDynamics
6 3 (30.00%) API Design
6 3 (30.00%) Flask
6 3 (30.00%) RESTful
6 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (30.00%) Billing
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) CSS
6 3 (30.00%) Unix
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) Remedy
7 2 (20.00%) SLA

Salt
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (30.00%) SaaS
3 1 (10.00%) GitHub
3 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Data Lake
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) HBase
1 1 (10.00%) IBM BigInsights
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Billing
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Python Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Monitoring Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) Flask
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) API Design
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Security
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (10.00%) Personalization
4 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) Ruby
3 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Flume
1 1 (10.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Ansible
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
2 7 (70.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (20.00%) Cacti
3 2 (20.00%) Capistrano
3 2 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) SaltStack
2 3 (30.00%) AppDynamics
3 2 (20.00%) Perforce
3 2 (20.00%) Remedy
3 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (20.00%) Splunk
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Tableau