Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salt
England > South West
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 317 310 331
Rank change year-on-year -7 +21 -3
Permanent jobs citing Salt 7 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.072% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.59% 2.64% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 13
South West median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -21.74% -8.00%
10th Percentile £45,500 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £60,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £72,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +20.83% +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 West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,194 946 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.36% 9.18% 7.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,005 779 614
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £59,102 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.46% +4.76% +5.00%

Salt
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Salt in the South West

Salt
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Salt in the South West

Salt
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Salt in the South West over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Salt in the South West

Salt
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Salt within the South West region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Devon - 4 - -
Gloucestershire -36 2 £53,750 +19.44%
Bristol +21 1 £80,000 +55.34% 4
Salt
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 West region with a requirement for Salt.

1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (85.71%) Ansible
2 6 (85.71%) Docker
3 5 (71.43%) Azure
3 5 (71.43%) AWS
3 5 (71.43%) Open Source
3 5 (71.43%) Kubernetes
3 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Ruby
4 4 (57.14%) Google
4 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (57.14%) Marketing
4 4 (57.14%) Business Development
4 4 (57.14%) Public Sector
4 4 (57.14%) OpenStack
4 4 (57.14%) DevOps
4 4 (57.14%) GCP
4 4 (57.14%) Public Cloud
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) SIEM
5 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) VPN

Salt
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (57.14%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) AWS
1 5 (71.43%) Azure
2 4 (57.14%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
2 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket Server
2 1 (14.29%) CodeSonar
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) git-flow
2 1 (14.29%) Hudson
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Robot Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
1 4 (57.14%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Lead DevOps
1 4 (57.14%) Lead DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C++/Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Python Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) Django
1 1 (14.29%) Java EE
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
1 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
1 1 (14.29%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Public Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Cybercrime
2 1 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Debian
2 1 (14.29%) Fedora
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) SUSE
2 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
1 5 (71.43%) Open Source
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Business Development
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
4 1 (14.29%) Android Development
4 1 (14.29%) API Design
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Go
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
2 6 (85.71%) Ansible
2 6 (85.71%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (71.43%) Kubernetes
4 1 (14.29%) Consul
4 1 (14.29%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (14.29%) Grafana
4 1 (14.29%) Graphite
4 1 (14.29%) Nagios
4 1 (14.29%) Opsview
4 1 (14.29%) Packer
4 1 (14.29%) Terraform
4 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) LogRhythm
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) VMware