Period
to 22 January 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SaltStack products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SaltStack over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within SaltStack.

SaltStack
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 972 975 994
Rank change year-on-year +3 +19 +118
Permanent jobs citing SaltStack 146 206 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.27% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 140 188 169
UK median annual salary £65,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.09% -8.33% -
10th Percentile £33,688 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -9.09%

SaltStack is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 64,459 76,850 76,472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.45% 44.31% 43.81%
Number of salaries quoted 49,521 60,283 61,537
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

SaltStack
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SaltStack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SaltStack in the UK

SaltStack
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SaltStack in the UK

SaltStack
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SaltStack over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SaltStack in the UK

SaltStack
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaltStack within the UK over the 6 months to 22 January 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
England +26 145 £66,000 +20.00% 30
London +56 118 £67,500 - 14
UK excluding London -16 26 £52,500 - 17
North of England -6 10 £52,500 - 8
South East +36 8 £56,250 +2.27% 2
North West +4 6 £67,500 +28.57% 8
Yorkshire +1 4 £36,250 -30.95%
Midlands +37 3 - - 3
South West +33 3 £45,000 -37.93% 1
East Midlands +23 3 - - 2
East of England +30 1 £60,000 - 2
Scotland - 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT jobs citing SaltStack 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 with a requirement for SaltStack.

1 117 (80.14%) Linux
2 113 (77.40%) DevOps
3 107 (73.29%) Amazon AWS
4 106 (72.60%) Opscode Chef
5 101 (69.18%) Puppet
6 88 (60.27%) Ansible
7 68 (46.58%) Docker
8 67 (45.89%) Terraform
8 67 (45.89%) Python
9 59 (40.41%) Agile Software Development
10 52 (35.62%) Microsoft Azure
11 48 (32.88%) Bash Shell
11 48 (32.88%) Jenkins
11 48 (32.88%) Finance
12 45 (30.82%) Kubernetes
13 44 (30.14%) Configuration Management
14 40 (27.40%) Unix
14 40 (27.40%) Windows
14 40 (27.40%) Amazon EC2
15 37 (25.34%) Amazon S3
16 34 (23.29%) PowerShell
16 34 (23.29%) Web Services
17 33 (22.60%) Amazon RDS
18 32 (21.92%) MongoDB
18 32 (21.92%) Java
19 31 (21.23%) Google Cloud Platform
20 28 (19.18%) Microservices
20 28 (19.18%) AWS CloudFormation
20 28 (19.18%) Software Engineering
21 27 (18.49%) Google

SaltStack
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 20 (13.70%) Apache
2 11 (7.53%) Apache Spark
2 11 (7.53%) OpenStack
3 9 (6.16%) nginx
4 7 (4.79%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (2.05%) CloudStack
6 3 (2.05%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.37%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.37%) Confluence
8 1 (0.68%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.68%) Drupal
8 1 (0.68%) IIS
8 1 (0.68%) JBoss
8 1 (0.68%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.68%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 107 (73.29%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (35.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (27.40%) Amazon EC2
4 37 (25.34%) Amazon S3
5 31 (21.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 28 (19.18%) AWS CloudFormation
7 24 (16.44%) Route 53
8 21 (14.38%) PaaS
9 15 (10.27%) Serverless
10 14 (9.59%) AWS Lambda
11 13 (8.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 13 (8.90%) Office 365
12 10 (6.85%) Amazon ELB
13 7 (4.79%) GitHub
14 6 (4.11%) OpenShift
15 5 (3.42%) Apigee
15 5 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
16 4 (2.74%) CloudFront
17 3 (2.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 3 (2.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.44%) Firewall
2 18 (12.33%) TCP/IP
2 18 (12.33%) WAN
3 10 (6.85%) VLAN
4 9 (6.16%) PCoIP
4 9 (6.16%) SSL
5 6 (4.11%) DNS
5 6 (4.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (4.11%) SAN
5 6 (4.11%) VPN
6 5 (3.42%) NAS
7 4 (2.74%) HTTP
8 3 (2.05%) PBX
8 3 (2.05%) SNMP
9 2 (1.37%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.37%) IMAP
9 2 (1.37%) LAN
9 2 (1.37%) SMTP
9 2 (1.37%) SSH
10 1 (0.68%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.60%) Amazon RDS
2 32 (21.92%) MongoDB
3 16 (10.96%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (9.59%) MySQL
5 11 (7.53%) Amazon Redshift
5 11 (7.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (4.79%) SQL Server
7 6 (4.11%) Big Data
7 6 (4.11%) Redis
8 2 (1.37%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.37%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.37%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.68%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.68%) HBase
9 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 48 (32.88%) Jenkins
2 24 (16.44%) Git (software)
3 22 (15.07%) Selenium
4 14 (9.59%) JIRA
5 8 (5.48%) TeamCity
6 5 (3.42%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.05%) GitLab
8 3 (2.05%) Subversion
9 2 (1.37%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.37%) Maven
10 1 (0.68%) Grunt
10 1 (0.68%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.68%) Spinnaker
10 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.68%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
General
1 48 (32.88%) Finance
2 12 (8.22%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.79%) Legal
4 5 (3.42%) Marketing
5 3 (2.05%) Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Military
6 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (39.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (22.60%) Linux Engineer
3 23 (15.75%) Developer
3 23 (15.75%) Senior DevOps
4 22 (15.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (14.38%) AWS Engineer
5 21 (14.38%) Unix Engineer
5 21 (14.38%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 20 (13.70%) Java Developer
7 18 (12.33%) AWS Developer
7 18 (12.33%) AWS DevOps
7 18 (12.33%) J2EE Developer
7 18 (12.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 18 (12.33%) Senior Developer
8 17 (11.64%) Administrator
8 17 (11.64%) Systems Administrator
9 16 (10.96%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 16 (10.96%) Senior Java Developer
9 16 (10.96%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 14 (9.59%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (23.29%) Web Services
2 22 (15.07%) AngularJS
2 22 (15.07%) J2EE
3 20 (13.70%) J2SE
3 20 (13.70%) React
4 12 (8.22%) Jinja
5 10 (6.85%) LAMP
6 8 (5.48%) LEMP Stack
6 8 (5.48%) Node.js
7 4 (2.74%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (2.74%) Kafka
7 4 (2.74%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (2.05%) .NET
8 3 (2.05%) RESTful
9 2 (1.37%) Flask
9 2 (1.37%) jQuery
9 2 (1.37%) libvirt
9 2 (1.37%) Sensu
10 1 (0.68%) TensorFlow
10 1 (0.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.07%) Fintech
2 20 (13.70%) Mobile App
3 17 (11.64%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (6.16%) Hedge funds
5 6 (4.11%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.42%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.74%) Cloud Native
7 4 (2.74%) Marketing Technology
8 2 (1.37%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.37%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.68%) Derivative
9 1 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.68%) Eurex
9 1 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 117 (80.14%) Linux
2 40 (27.40%) Unix
2 40 (27.40%) Windows
3 19 (13.01%) CentOS
4 17 (11.64%) Ubuntu
5 14 (9.59%) Debian
6 10 (6.85%) DC/OS
7 5 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.74%) Windows Server
9 3 (2.05%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.68%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.68%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.68%) Solaris
10 1 (0.68%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (77.40%) DevOps
2 59 (40.41%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (30.14%) Configuration Management
4 28 (19.18%) Microservices
4 28 (19.18%) Software Engineering
5 27 (18.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 25 (17.12%) Scrum
7 24 (16.44%) Test Automation
8 22 (15.07%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (14.38%) Asset Management
10 18 (12.33%) Mentoring
11 17 (11.64%) Continuous Delivery
12 16 (10.96%) Open Source
13 15 (10.27%) Load Balancing
14 14 (9.59%) Artificial Intelligence
15 12 (8.22%) Software Delivery
16 10 (6.85%) Data Science
17 9 (6.16%) Application Packaging
17 9 (6.16%) Contract Negotiation
17 9 (6.16%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (45.89%) Python
2 48 (32.88%) Bash Shell
3 34 (23.29%) PowerShell
4 32 (21.92%) Java
5 26 (17.81%) SQL
6 20 (13.70%) TypeScript
7 17 (11.64%) Perl
8 16 (10.96%) PHP
8 16 (10.96%) Ruby
9 15 (10.27%) Shell Script
10 14 (9.59%) Go
11 10 (6.85%) PL/SQL
12 5 (3.42%) C++
13 4 (2.74%) JavaScript
13 4 (2.74%) Scala
14 1 (0.68%) C
14 1 (0.68%) C#
14 1 (0.68%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 6 (4.11%) Degree
2 2 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.37%) RHCE
2 2 (1.37%) RHCSA
3 1 (0.68%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.68%) MCSA
3 1 (0.68%) MCSE
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 68 (46.58%) Docker
2 15 (10.27%) Active Directory
3 13 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.11%) iptables
4 6 (4.11%) pfSense
5 5 (3.42%) KVM
6 4 (2.74%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.74%) vSphere
7 3 (2.05%) PowerDNS
7 3 (2.05%) QEMU
7 3 (2.05%) RHEV
7 3 (2.05%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (2.05%) Xen
8 2 (1.37%) Ceph
8 2 (1.37%) GlusterFS
8 2 (1.37%) NFS
8 2 (1.37%) oVirt
9 1 (0.68%) HDFS
9 1 (0.68%) Varnish
9 1 (0.68%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 106 (72.60%) Opscode Chef
2 101 (69.18%) Puppet
3 88 (60.27%) Ansible
4 67 (45.89%) Terraform
5 45 (30.82%) Kubernetes
6 16 (10.96%) Salt
7 12 (8.22%) Rancher
8 10 (6.85%) Mesos
8 10 (6.85%) Prometheus
9 9 (6.16%) ZABBIX
10 6 (4.11%) Nagios
10 6 (4.11%) Packer
10 6 (4.11%) SmoothWall
11 4 (2.74%) Cacti
11 4 (2.74%) Munin
12 3 (2.05%) logstash
13 2 (1.37%) Consul
13 2 (1.37%) Graphite
13 2 (1.37%) vRealize
13 2 (1.37%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 27 (18.49%) Google
2 24 (16.44%) Oracle
3 22 (15.07%) Red Hat
4 19 (13.01%) VMware
5 13 (8.90%) Citrix
6 12 (8.22%) Microsoft
7 7 (4.79%) Cisco
8 5 (3.42%) Adobe
8 5 (3.42%) Atlassian
9 4 (2.74%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.05%) Juniper
10 3 (2.05%) Mitel
10 3 (2.05%) New Relic
11 2 (1.37%) Black Duck
12 1 (0.68%) CQG
12 1 (0.68%) EMC
12 1 (0.68%) Fidessa
12 1 (0.68%) ION Trading
12 1 (0.68%) NetApp
12 1 (0.68%) Okta