Period
to 15 September 2019

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 15 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salt
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 209 224 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 - -
Permanent jobs citing Salt 5 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.099% 0.20% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.83% 1.73% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 0
Scotland median annual salary - £45,000 -
UK median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% +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 604 635 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.94% 11.65% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 341 431 285
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.71%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,125 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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
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 15 September 2019. 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
Glasgow +39 4 - -
Dundee - 1 - -
Salt
UK

For the 6 months to 15 September 2019, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) AWS
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
1 5 (100.00%) CFEngine
1 5 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (100.00%) Ansible
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) AWS Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Azure
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Cloud Operations
5 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Azure
3 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps Automation Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Automation Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Windows DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Operations
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) AWS Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Ansible
1 5 (100.00%) CFEngine
1 5 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft