Period
to 27 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salt
England > South East
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 412 452 546
Rank change year-on-year +40 +94 -23
Permanent jobs citing Salt 51 56 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.21% 0.095%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.22% 2.08% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 30 44 23
South East median annual salary £71,250 £62,500 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.00% +5.93% +12.38%
10th Percentile £49,625 £52,500 £33,375
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,750 £73,750
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -

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 the South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2,296 2,698 2,543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.15% 10.05% 8.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,697 2,110 2,034
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £76,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Salt
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Salt as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Salt in the South East

Salt
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Salt in the South East

Salt
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Salt in the South East over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Salt in the South East

Salt
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Salt within the South East region over the 6 months to 27 February 2020. 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
Thames Valley +39 22 £66,250 +17.78% 3
Hampshire +23 22 £80,000 +33.33% 1
Berkshire +40 18 £71,250 +9.62% 1
Surrey +18 7 £75,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +9 3 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £80,000 -
Salt
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Salt.

1 50 (98.04%) Puppet
2 45 (88.24%) Ansible
3 42 (82.35%) Python
4 39 (76.47%) Java
5 38 (74.51%) Linux
6 30 (58.82%) Bash Shell
7 26 (50.98%) DevOps
8 25 (49.02%) Opscode Chef
9 22 (43.14%) SC Cleared
9 22 (43.14%) Security Cleared
9 22 (43.14%) Configuration Management
10 20 (39.22%) SQL
10 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (37.25%) Hadoop
11 19 (37.25%) Elasticsearch
11 19 (37.25%) Big Data
12 18 (35.29%) Kafka
12 18 (35.29%) Data Analytics
12 18 (35.29%) Analytics
12 18 (35.29%) Apache Accumulo
12 18 (35.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 18 (35.29%) Neo4j
12 18 (35.29%) Apache Spark
12 18 (35.29%) Apache Solr
12 18 (35.29%) MongoDB
12 18 (35.29%) Degree
12 18 (35.29%) Business Development
12 18 (35.29%) Technical Leadership
13 17 (33.33%) DV Cleared
14 16 (31.37%) Machine Learning

Salt
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 19 (37.25%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (35.29%) Apache Solr
2 18 (35.29%) Apache Spark
3 7 (13.73%) Apache
4 5 (9.80%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.96%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.61%) AWS
2 7 (13.73%) Azure
3 5 (9.80%) GitHub
3 5 (9.80%) IaaS
3 5 (9.80%) PaaS
4 1 (1.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) MPLS
2 6 (11.76%) SSH
3 1 (1.96%) BGP
3 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.96%) GPON
3 1 (1.96%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) Network Security
3 1 (1.96%) OSPF
3 1 (1.96%) RSVP
3 1 (1.96%) VPLS
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (37.25%) Big Data
1 19 (37.25%) Hadoop
2 18 (35.29%) Apache Accumulo
2 18 (35.29%) MongoDB
2 18 (35.29%) Neo4j
3 6 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (11.76%) IBM InfoSphere
3 6 (11.76%) OrientDB
4 2 (3.92%) MySQL
5 1 (1.96%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 10 (19.61%) Jenkins
3 8 (15.69%) Vagrant
4 6 (11.76%) CircleCI
5 4 (7.84%) JIRA
6 2 (3.92%) Bitbucket
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (23.53%) Analyst
2 12 (23.53%) Big Data Analyst
2 12 (23.53%) Data Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Architect
4 9 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (13.73%) Big Data Architect
5 7 (13.73%) Big Data Solutions Architect
5 7 (13.73%) Data Architect
6 5 (9.80%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (3.92%) JIRA Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Linux Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (35.29%) Kafka
2 16 (31.37%) Natural Language Processing
3 6 (11.76%) JSON
3 6 (11.76%) YAML
3 6 (11.76%) ZeroMQ
4 3 (5.88%) Web Services
5 2 (3.92%) Dropwizard
5 2 (3.92%) Node.js
5 2 (3.92%) REST
5 2 (3.92%) Velocity
6 1 (1.96%) PHP-FPM
6 1 (1.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.96%) Fibre Optics
3 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 38 (74.51%) Linux
2 14 (27.45%) Windows
3 7 (13.73%) Unix
4 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) DevOps
2 22 (43.14%) Configuration Management
3 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (35.29%) Analytics
4 18 (35.29%) Business Development
4 18 (35.29%) Data Analytics
4 18 (35.29%) Technical Leadership
5 16 (31.37%) Machine Learning
6 12 (23.53%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 8 (15.69%) Computer Science
8 7 (13.73%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (13.73%) Creative Thinking
8 7 (13.73%) Project Management
9 6 (11.76%) High Availability
9 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Automation
9 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 6 (11.76%) Process Management
10 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure as Code
10 5 (9.80%) Migration
10 5 (9.80%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 42 (82.35%) Python
2 39 (76.47%) Java
3 30 (58.82%) Bash Shell
4 20 (39.22%) SQL
5 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
6 13 (25.49%) C++
6 13 (25.49%) Scala
7 12 (23.53%) MATLAB
8 9 (17.65%) Ruby
9 8 (15.69%) Shell Script
10 5 (9.80%) PHP
11 4 (7.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (43.14%) SC Cleared
1 22 (43.14%) Security Cleared
2 18 (35.29%) Degree
3 17 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 18 (35.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 13 (25.49%) Docker
3 6 (11.76%) iptables
4 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.88%) vSphere
5 2 (3.92%) VirtualBox
5 2 (3.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (98.04%) Puppet
2 45 (88.24%) Ansible
3 25 (49.02%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (21.57%) Terraform
5 5 (9.80%) Kubernetes
6 3 (5.88%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Oracle
2 6 (11.76%) IBM
2 6 (11.76%) Sun
3 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.88%) VMware
5 2 (3.92%) Atlassian