Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salt
UK > Scotland
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs citing Salt 16 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.30% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 2.82% - -
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 0
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 - -
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% -8.00% +4.17%

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 568 541 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.62% 9.67% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 398 337 205
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +12.94% -
10th Percentile £28,013 £30,000 £32,200
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £57,950
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 - 11 £30,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 3 £47,500 -
Salt
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 16 (100.00%) Python
1 16 (100.00%) Ansible
2 15 (93.75%) DevOps
2 15 (93.75%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (62.50%) Puppet
3 10 (62.50%) Linux
4 6 (37.50%) RESTful
4 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (37.50%) Big Data
4 6 (37.50%) Docker
4 6 (37.50%) Terraform
4 6 (37.50%) Web Operations
5 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
5 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
5 5 (31.25%) Ruby
6 4 (25.00%) Billing
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) SaaS
6 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (25.00%) HTML
6 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (25.00%) CSS
6 4 (25.00%) Unix
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Flask
6 4 (25.00%) API Design
7 3 (18.75%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (18.75%) SaltStack
7 3 (18.75%) Internet

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 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (25.00%) SaaS
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) HTTP
2 2 (12.50%) SMTP
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (37.50%) Big Data
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (25.00%) Billing
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Junior
2 6 (37.50%) Junior DevOps
2 6 (37.50%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Python Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) RESTful
2 4 (25.00%) CSS
2 4 (25.00%) Flask
2 4 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Unix
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) DevOps
2 6 (37.50%) Web Operations
3 4 (25.00%) API Design
3 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (18.75%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (12.50%) High Availability
5 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (12.50%) Task Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
2 5 (31.25%) Ruby
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (100.00%) Ansible
2 15 (93.75%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (62.50%) Puppet
4 6 (37.50%) Terraform
5 2 (12.50%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) SaltStack
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) AppDynamics