Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salt
England > South East
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 487 495 503
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8 +83
Permanent jobs citing Salt 35 49 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.22% 1.88% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 31 44 51
South East median annual salary £70,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% +5.26% -11.21%
10th Percentile £45,500 £42,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £65,000 £70,000
England 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 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 2,868 2,602 2,429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.93% 8.73% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2,256 2,027 2,013
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,000 £70,200
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +12 15 £66,250 +29.27% 3
Thames Valley +37 12 £66,250 +50.57% 2
Berkshire +19 8 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Surrey +33 7 £75,000 +30.43% 1
Oxfordshire +32 4 £85,000 +93.18%
West Sussex - 1 £65,000 - 1
Salt
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 35 (100.00%) Puppet
1 35 (100.00%) Ansible
2 32 (91.43%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (91.43%) DevOps
3 27 (77.14%) Python
4 24 (68.57%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (65.71%) Linux
6 22 (62.86%) Java
6 22 (62.86%) Jenkins
7 21 (60.00%) Docker
8 20 (57.14%) Kubernetes
9 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (37.14%) Migration
10 13 (37.14%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (34.29%) Terraform
11 12 (34.29%) GitHub
12 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
13 10 (28.57%) Bash Shell
13 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
13 10 (28.57%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 10 (28.57%) Infrastructure as Code
14 9 (25.71%) Greenfield Project
14 9 (25.71%) PHP
14 9 (25.71%) SQL
14 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (25.71%) Cloud Foundry
15 7 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
15 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
15 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
15 7 (20.00%) Ruby

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 9 (25.71%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (11.43%) Apache
3 3 (8.57%) Apache Solr
3 3 (8.57%) Apache Spark
3 3 (8.57%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.86%) JBoss
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 24 (68.57%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (34.29%) GitHub
3 5 (14.29%) SaaS
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) DHCP
1 2 (5.71%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) VLAN
2 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Big Data
1 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
1 4 (11.43%) Neo4j
2 3 (8.57%) Apache Accumulo
2 3 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (8.57%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.57%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (8.57%) MySQL
2 3 (8.57%) OrientDB
2 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (62.86%) Jenkins
2 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (14.29%) Maven
4 4 (11.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (8.57%) Ant
5 3 (8.57%) Bitbucket
5 3 (8.57%) JIRA
5 3 (8.57%) Vagrant
6 2 (5.71%) Hudson
6 2 (5.71%) Subversion
7 1 (2.86%) GitLab
General
1 3 (8.57%) Games
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Senior DevOps
2 9 (25.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Site Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Architect
6 3 (8.57%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (8.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Big Data Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Data Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (8.57%) PHP Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Web Services
2 4 (11.43%) Node.js
3 3 (8.57%) Dropwizard
3 3 (8.57%) Kafka
3 3 (8.57%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (8.57%) REST
3 3 (8.57%) Velocity
3 3 (8.57%) ZeroMQ
4 2 (5.71%) J2EE
5 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.86%) React
5 1 (2.86%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Unix
3 3 (8.57%) CentOS
3 3 (8.57%) Debian
3 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.57%) Solaris
3 3 (8.57%) Ubuntu
3 3 (8.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (91.43%) DevOps
2 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (37.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 13 (37.14%) Migration
4 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 10 (28.57%) Infrastructure as Code
4 10 (28.57%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
6 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
8 4 (11.43%) ITIL
8 4 (11.43%) TDD
9 3 (8.57%) Business Development
9 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
9 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
9 3 (8.57%) Scrum
9 3 (8.57%) SOA
9 3 (8.57%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) Python
2 22 (62.86%) Java
3 10 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 9 (25.71%) PHP
4 9 (25.71%) SQL
5 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (20.00%) Ruby
6 5 (14.29%) Go
7 3 (8.57%) C
7 3 (8.57%) C#
7 3 (8.57%) Scala
7 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.71%) Perl
9 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) CCNA
2 3 (8.57%) CCNP
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 21 (60.00%) Docker
2 3 (8.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.86%) OpenAM
3 1 (2.86%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (100.00%) Ansible
1 35 (100.00%) Puppet
2 32 (91.43%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (57.14%) Kubernetes
4 12 (34.29%) Terraform
5 2 (5.71%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (2.86%) Consul
6 1 (2.86%) Grafana
6 1 (2.86%) Graphite
6 1 (2.86%) Nagios
6 1 (2.86%) Opsview
6 1 (2.86%) Packer
6 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Atlassian
1 3 (8.57%) Facebook
1 3 (8.57%) Google
1 3 (8.57%) IBM
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) SAP