Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salt
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 460 494 531
Rank change year-on-year +34 +37 +36
Permanent jobs citing Salt 33 48 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.17% 0.094%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.28% 1.83% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 26 40 27
South East median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +26.32% -17.39%
10th Percentile £45,500 £42,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% +8.70% -8.00%

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 2,584 2,619 2,421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.28% 9.11% 7.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2,012 2,073 2,066
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 £29,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% +8.00%

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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 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
Hampshire 0 14 £48,000 -20.00% 2
Thames Valley +39 10 £65,000 +18.18% 4
Surrey +27 8 £67,500 -3.57% 1
Berkshire +30 6 £65,000 +13.04% 3
Oxfordshire +19 3 £65,000 +18.18%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £80,000 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £65,000 -
Salt
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Salt.

1 32 (96.97%) Puppet
2 30 (90.91%) Java
3 27 (81.82%) Ansible
4 25 (75.76%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (75.76%) Linux
5 23 (69.70%) Python
6 22 (66.67%) DevOps
7 19 (57.58%) Jenkins
8 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (39.39%) Configuration Management
9 13 (39.39%) Bash Shell
10 12 (36.36%) Docker
10 12 (36.36%) Degree
11 11 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (30.30%) AWS
13 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
14 8 (24.24%) PHP
14 8 (24.24%) SQL
14 8 (24.24%) Windows
14 8 (24.24%) JIRA
14 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
14 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
15 7 (21.21%) DV Cleared
15 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
15 7 (21.21%) Apache Solr
15 7 (21.21%) Hadoop
15 7 (21.21%) Elasticsearch
15 7 (21.21%) Big Data
15 7 (21.21%) Analytics

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 7 (21.21%) Apache Solr
1 7 (21.21%) Apache Spark
1 7 (21.21%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (18.18%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (12.12%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) AWS
2 7 (21.21%) GitHub
3 5 (15.15%) Azure
4 2 (6.06%) IaaS
4 2 (6.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) BGP
1 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) GPON
1 1 (3.03%) LAN
1 1 (3.03%) MPLS
1 1 (3.03%) Network Security
1 1 (3.03%) OSPF
1 1 (3.03%) RSVP
1 1 (3.03%) VPLS
1 1 (3.03%) VPN
1 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Apache Accumulo
1 7 (21.21%) Big Data
1 7 (21.21%) Hadoop
1 7 (21.21%) MongoDB
1 7 (21.21%) Neo4j
2 4 (12.12%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (12.12%) IBM InfoSphere
2 4 (12.12%) OrientDB
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Jenkins
2 8 (24.24%) JIRA
3 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 5 (15.15%) Bitbucket
5 3 (9.09%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.03%) Ant
6 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.03%) Hudson
6 1 (3.03%) Maven
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Java Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Java Software Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) PHP Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Senior DevOps
2 5 (15.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Software Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Big Data Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Big Data Solutions Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Data Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Big Data Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) JIRA Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Kafka
1 7 (21.21%) Natural Language Processing
2 5 (15.15%) Dropwizard
2 5 (15.15%) Node.js
2 5 (15.15%) REST
2 5 (15.15%) Velocity
2 5 (15.15%) Web Services
3 4 (12.12%) ZeroMQ
4 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (12.12%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.03%) Fibre Optics
3 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Linux
2 8 (24.24%) Windows
3 6 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) DevOps
2 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (39.39%) Configuration Management
4 11 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (21.21%) Analytics
5 7 (21.21%) Business Development
5 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (21.21%) Data Analytics
5 7 (21.21%) Machine Learning
5 7 (21.21%) Migration
5 7 (21.21%) Technical Leadership
5 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
6 6 (18.18%) Dashboard Development
6 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure as Code
6 6 (18.18%) SOA
7 5 (15.15%) Continuous Deployment
7 5 (15.15%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Automation
7 5 (15.15%) ITIL
7 5 (15.15%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 30 (90.91%) Java
2 23 (69.70%) Python
3 13 (39.39%) Bash Shell
4 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 8 (24.24%) PHP
5 8 (24.24%) SQL
6 5 (15.15%) Ruby
6 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
7 4 (12.12%) C++
7 4 (12.12%) Perl
7 4 (12.12%) Scala
8 3 (9.09%) C#
8 3 (9.09%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.03%) Go
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Degree
2 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
2 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
3 7 (21.21%) DV Cleared
4 5 (15.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) CCNP
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) Docker
2 7 (21.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) vSphere
4 2 (6.06%) VirtualBox
4 2 (6.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (96.97%) Puppet
2 27 (81.82%) Ansible
3 25 (75.76%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (21.21%) Kubernetes
4 7 (21.21%) Terraform
5 4 (12.12%) vCenter Server
6 1 (3.03%) Consul
6 1 (3.03%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (3.03%) Grafana
6 1 (3.03%) Graphite
6 1 (3.03%) Nagios
6 1 (3.03%) Opsview
6 1 (3.03%) Packer
6 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Atlassian
2 4 (12.12%) IBM
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) Facebook
4 1 (3.03%) Google