Period
to 29 May 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 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salt
England > South East
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 367 453 515
Rank change year-on-year +86 +62 -34
Permanent jobs citing Salt 33 47 44
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.96% 1.62% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 22 48 38
Median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +45.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £42,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £78,750 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +12.00% +5.93%

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 1,686 2,895 2,579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.44% 11.11% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,227 2,252 1,967
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%

Salt
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Salt as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Salt in the South East.

Salary trend for Salt in the South East

Salt
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Salt in the South East over the 6 months to 29 May 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 29 May 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 +84 16 £71,250 +7.55%
Berkshire +66 15 £75,000 +15.38%
Hampshire +46 15 £80,000 +33.33%
Surrey +53 2 £75,000 -6.25%
Oxfordshire +15 1 £55,000 -35.29%
Salt
England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 33 (100.00%) Puppet
2 32 (96.97%) Ansible
3 30 (90.91%) Python
4 25 (75.76%) Linux
5 24 (72.73%) Java
6 21 (63.64%) Bash Shell
7 18 (54.55%) SQL
8 16 (48.48%) Security Cleared
8 16 (48.48%) SC Cleared
8 16 (48.48%) DevOps
9 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (42.42%) Configuration Management
10 14 (42.42%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (42.42%) Hadoop
10 14 (42.42%) Big Data
11 13 (39.39%) Kafka
11 13 (39.39%) Data Analytics
11 13 (39.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 13 (39.39%) Neo4j
11 13 (39.39%) Analytics
11 13 (39.39%) Apache Accumulo
11 13 (39.39%) Apache Solr
11 13 (39.39%) MongoDB
11 13 (39.39%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (39.39%) Apache Spark
11 13 (39.39%) Business Development
11 13 (39.39%) Technical Leadership
12 12 (36.36%) Degree
12 12 (36.36%) DV Cleared
12 12 (36.36%) JavaScript

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 14 (42.42%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (39.39%) Apache Solr
2 13 (39.39%) Apache Spark
3 5 (15.15%) Apache
4 3 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (3.03%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) AWS
2 6 (18.18%) Azure
3 4 (12.12%) IaaS
3 4 (12.12%) PaaS
4 3 (9.09%) GitHub
5 2 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (6.06%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (6.06%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (6.06%) GCP
5 2 (6.06%) Serverless
6 1 (3.03%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (3.03%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (3.03%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
6 1 (3.03%) AWS CodeCommit
6 1 (3.03%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (3.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) MPLS
1 6 (18.18%) SSH
2 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) Big Data
1 14 (42.42%) Hadoop
2 13 (39.39%) Apache Accumulo
2 13 (39.39%) MongoDB
2 13 (39.39%) Neo4j
3 3 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (9.09%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (9.09%) OrientDB
4 1 (3.03%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.18%) Vagrant
3 4 (12.12%) CircleCI
3 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Games
2 1 (3.03%) Publishing
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Big Data Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Data Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Architect
4 6 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Big Data Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Big Data Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Data Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (6.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Azure Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Junior
7 1 (3.03%) Junior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) Kafka
2 11 (33.33%) Natural Language Processing
3 8 (24.24%) JSON
3 8 (24.24%) YAML
4 3 (9.09%) ZeroMQ
5 2 (6.06%) CSS
5 2 (6.06%) HTML
5 2 (6.06%) XML
6 1 (3.03%) Node.js
6 1 (3.03%) PHP-FPM
6 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.06%) Cloud Native
2 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Linux
2 11 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (12.12%) Unix
4 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) DevOps
2 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (42.42%) Configuration Management
4 13 (39.39%) Analytics
4 13 (39.39%) Business Development
4 13 (39.39%) Data Analytics
4 13 (39.39%) Technical Leadership
5 11 (33.33%) Machine Learning
6 10 (30.30%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 7 (21.21%) Creative Thinking
8 6 (18.18%) Process Management
8 6 (18.18%) Project Management
9 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
9 4 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (12.12%) High Availability
9 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Automation
9 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 3 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
10 3 (9.09%) Fintech
10 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 30 (90.91%) Python
2 24 (72.73%) Java
3 21 (63.64%) Bash Shell
4 18 (54.55%) SQL
5 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 10 (30.30%) C++
6 10 (30.30%) MATLAB
7 8 (24.24%) Scala
8 6 (18.18%) Ruby
8 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
9 1 (3.03%) Perl
9 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) SC Cleared
1 16 (48.48%) Security Cleared
2 12 (36.36%) Degree
2 12 (36.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 11 (33.33%) Docker
3 6 (18.18%) iptables
Systems Management
1 33 (100.00%) Puppet
2 32 (96.97%) Ansible
3 13 (39.39%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (27.27%) Terraform
5 5 (15.15%) Kubernetes
6 2 (6.06%) Packer
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Sun
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) IBM
3 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) Google