Period
to 17 October 2017

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 17 October 2017 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
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 937 1055 1073
Rank change year-on-year +118 +18 +172
Permanent jobs citing SaltStack 241 186 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.097% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.22% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 201 138 195
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% -7.69% +13.04%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £85,000 £89,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -25.00% +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 77659 84134 100343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.40% 43.85% 46.07%
Number of salaries quoted 60091 67959 81567
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for SaltStack in the UK

SaltStack
Top 14 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 17 October 2017. 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 +129 235 £59,000 -1.67% 11
London +40 145 £65,000 - 5
UK excluding London +100 95 £50,000 +11.11% 7
North of England +46 49 £52,500 - 3
North West +14 26 £47,500 -9.52% 2
South East +93 24 £52,500 +110.00%
Yorkshire +52 22 £52,500 -6.67% 1
South West +11 10 £50,000 +42.86%
Midlands +42 6 £65,750 -12.33% 2
Wales +15 6 £40,000 +6.67% 1
West Midlands - 5 £72,500 -
East Midlands +38 1 £22,500 -70.00% 2
North East +14 1 £32,500 -23.53%
East of England +13 1 £70,000 +55.56% 1

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT jobs citing SaltStack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SaltStack.

1 228 (94.61%) Puppet
2 220 (91.29%) Ansible
3 216 (89.63%) Linux
4 203 (84.23%) Opscode Chef
5 184 (76.35%) DevOps
6 176 (73.03%) Python
7 165 (68.46%) Amazon AWS
8 133 (55.19%) Jenkins
9 129 (53.53%) Configuration Management
10 111 (46.06%) Bash Shell
11 109 (45.23%) Docker
12 107 (44.40%) Ruby
13 91 (37.76%) Windows
14 88 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
15 83 (34.44%) Microsoft Azure
16 82 (34.02%) Git (software)
17 79 (32.78%) Red Hat
18 77 (31.95%) Nagios
19 74 (30.71%) OpenStack
20 73 (30.29%) Continuous Integration
21 70 (29.05%) Perl
22 63 (26.14%) Kubernetes
23 62 (25.73%) Unix
24 60 (24.90%) VMware
25 57 (23.65%) Apache Cassandra
26 54 (22.41%) Google Cloud Platform
27 53 (21.99%) CentOS
28 51 (21.16%) Vagrant
29 50 (20.75%) Apache
30 48 (19.92%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 74 (30.71%) OpenStack
2 50 (20.75%) Apache
3 35 (14.52%) IIS
4 27 (11.20%) Cloud Foundry
4 27 (11.20%) nginx
5 23 (9.54%) Tomcat
6 21 (8.71%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (6.22%) CloudStack
8 7 (2.90%) Confluence
9 2 (0.83%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.83%) JBoss
10 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 165 (68.46%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (34.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (22.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 25 (10.37%) IaaS
5 17 (7.05%) CloudBees
5 17 (7.05%) OpenShift
6 15 (6.22%) Loggly
6 15 (6.22%) Sumo Logic
7 12 (4.98%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (4.56%) GitHub
8 11 (4.56%) PaaS
9 10 (4.15%) Google Compute Engine
10 7 (2.90%) SaaS
11 6 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (1.66%) DigitalOcean
13 3 (1.24%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.41%) Datadog
14 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (14.11%) TCP/IP
2 26 (10.79%) Firewall
3 23 (9.54%) VLAN
4 21 (8.71%) Internet
5 17 (7.05%) LAN
5 17 (7.05%) WAN
6 15 (6.22%) SNMP
7 12 (4.98%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (4.98%) SAN
8 11 (4.56%) NAS
9 7 (2.90%) DNS
10 6 (2.49%) Ethernet
10 6 (2.49%) InfiniBand
10 6 (2.49%) SMTP
11 5 (2.07%) HTTP
11 5 (2.07%) VSAN
12 3 (1.24%) DHCP
13 2 (0.83%) VPN
14 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
14 1 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (23.65%) Apache Cassandra
2 48 (19.92%) MongoDB
3 40 (16.60%) MySQL
4 34 (14.11%) SQL Server
5 32 (13.28%) NoSQL
6 30 (12.45%) Redis
7 28 (11.62%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (11.20%) Hadoop
9 15 (6.22%) Big Data
9 15 (6.22%) MariaDB
10 14 (5.81%) Relational Database
11 12 (4.98%) Riak
12 11 (4.56%) Oracle Database
13 10 (4.15%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (4.15%) Oracle Exadata
14 5 (2.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 2 (0.83%) HBase
16 1 (0.41%) Couchbase
16 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
16 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 133 (55.19%) Jenkins
2 82 (34.02%) Git (software)
3 51 (21.16%) Vagrant
4 48 (19.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 37 (15.35%) Maven
6 32 (13.28%) TeamCity
7 24 (9.96%) Hudson
8 19 (7.88%) JIRA
9 16 (6.64%) AnthillPro
9 16 (6.64%) CruiseControl
9 16 (6.64%) IBM UrbanCode
9 16 (6.64%) Subversion
9 16 (6.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (6.22%) Octopus Deploy
11 14 (5.81%) Ant
12 13 (5.39%) Selenium
13 12 (4.98%) ClearCase
13 12 (4.98%) GitLab
13 12 (4.98%) Grunt
13 12 (4.98%) HP UFT
General
1 32 (13.28%) Finance
2 15 (6.22%) Banking
3 13 (5.39%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.98%) Online Betting
5 7 (2.90%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.49%) Marketing
7 3 (1.24%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.41%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Law
8 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 117 (48.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 69 (28.63%) Linux Engineer
3 61 (25.31%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 60 (24.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 41 (17.01%) AWS DevOps
5 41 (17.01%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 41 (17.01%) AWS Engineer
6 34 (14.11%) Administrator
7 27 (11.20%) Consultant
8 21 (8.71%) DevOps Consultant
9 19 (7.88%) Cloud Engineer
10 18 (7.47%) PowerShell Engineer
10 18 (7.47%) Senior DevOps
11 17 (7.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 16 (6.64%) DBA
13 15 (6.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (6.22%) Systems Engineer
14 14 (5.81%) Developer
14 14 (5.81%) Linux Administrator
14 14 (5.81%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.84%) Web Services
2 36 (14.94%) Elastic Stack
3 30 (12.45%) LAMP
4 29 (12.03%) Node.js
5 25 (10.37%) LEMP Stack
6 22 (9.13%) Kafka
7 18 (7.47%) LAPP Stack
8 14 (5.81%) Sensu
9 12 (4.98%) AngularJS
9 12 (4.98%) CSS
9 12 (4.98%) CSS3
9 12 (4.98%) HTML
9 12 (4.98%) HTML5
9 12 (4.98%) jQuery
9 12 (4.98%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (4.15%) Apache Camel
11 8 (3.32%) .NET
12 7 (2.90%) Spring
12 7 (2.90%) Spring Boot
13 5 (2.07%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.28%) Data Centre
2 26 (10.79%) Computer Science
3 25 (10.37%) Public Cloud
4 15 (6.22%) Private Cloud
5 12 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.98%) Cloud Native
6 10 (4.15%) Clustering
6 10 (4.15%) Enterprise Storage
7 9 (3.73%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.49%) LIMS
8 6 (2.49%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (2.49%) Replication
9 5 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (2.07%) User Experience
10 4 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.24%) iPad
12 1 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.41%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 216 (89.63%) Linux
2 91 (37.76%) Windows
3 62 (25.73%) Unix
4 53 (21.99%) CentOS
5 41 (17.01%) Ubuntu
6 26 (10.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (10.37%) Windows Server
8 23 (9.54%) Solaris
9 22 (9.13%) CoreOS
10 14 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (5.39%) Debian
12 5 (2.07%) Fedora
13 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.83%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.83%) SUSE
15 1 (0.41%) AIX
15 1 (0.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (76.35%) DevOps
2 129 (53.53%) Configuration Management
3 88 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (30.29%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (18.67%) Open Source
5 45 (18.67%) Software Engineering
6 36 (14.94%) Continuous Delivery
7 21 (8.71%) Continuous Deployment
7 21 (8.71%) Software Delivery
8 19 (7.88%) Migration
9 17 (7.05%) Load Balancing
9 17 (7.05%) TDD
10 16 (6.64%) Coaching
10 16 (6.64%) Release Automation
10 16 (6.64%) Task Automation
11 14 (5.81%) Capacity Planning
12 13 (5.39%) E-Commerce
12 13 (5.39%) Mathematics
13 12 (4.98%) ITIL
14 11 (4.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 176 (73.03%) Python
2 111 (46.06%) Bash Shell
3 107 (44.40%) Ruby
4 70 (29.05%) Perl
5 39 (16.18%) Go
5 39 (16.18%) Java
6 35 (14.52%) PowerShell
7 30 (12.45%) SQL
8 27 (11.20%) PHP
9 21 (8.71%) C#
10 19 (7.88%) C++
11 16 (6.64%) JavaScript
11 16 (6.64%) Scala
12 8 (3.32%) PL/SQL
13 7 (2.90%) Bourne shell
14 5 (2.07%) Korn
14 5 (2.07%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.07%) VB
15 1 (0.41%) Groovy
15 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (18.26%) Degree
2 10 (4.15%) SC Cleared
2 10 (4.15%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (2.49%) Master's Degree
4 6 (2.49%) PhD
5 4 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.41%) CCNA
6 1 (0.41%) CCNP
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.05%) GCP
2 4 (1.66%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.83%) DICOM
3 2 (0.83%) HL7
3 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 109 (45.23%) Docker
2 44 (18.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.81%) Varnish
4 10 (4.15%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (3.73%) vSphere
6 8 (3.32%) Xen
7 6 (2.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (2.49%) Ceph
7 6 (2.49%) GPFS
7 6 (2.49%) KVM
7 6 (2.49%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 6 (2.49%) VirtualBox
8 5 (2.07%) LXC
8 5 (2.07%) VMware NSX
9 4 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.83%) HDFS
10 2 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.41%) QEMU
11 1 (0.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 228 (94.61%) Puppet
2 220 (91.29%) Ansible
3 203 (84.23%) Opscode Chef
4 77 (31.95%) Nagios
5 63 (26.14%) Kubernetes
6 48 (19.92%) Salt
7 40 (16.60%) ZABBIX
8 33 (13.69%) Terraform
9 24 (9.96%) Graphite
10 18 (7.47%) Icinga
11 16 (6.64%) CA Service Virtualization
12 15 (6.22%) HAProxy
12 15 (6.22%) Packer
13 12 (4.98%) Prometheus
14 10 (4.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 10 (4.15%) Oracle RMAN
15 9 (3.73%) Grafana
15 9 (3.73%) logstash
16 7 (2.90%) Graylog
16 7 (2.90%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 79 (32.78%) Red Hat
2 60 (24.90%) VMware
3 37 (15.35%) Google
4 33 (13.69%) New Relic
5 32 (13.28%) Oracle
6 30 (12.45%) Microsoft
7 27 (11.20%) Rackspace
8 19 (7.88%) SolarWinds
8 19 (7.88%) Splunk
9 17 (7.05%) Cisco
9 17 (7.05%) IBM
10 16 (6.64%) CA
10 16 (6.64%) XebiaLabs
11 15 (6.22%) Dynatrace
12 13 (5.39%) Atlassian
13 12 (4.98%) AppDynamics
14 7 (2.90%) Veritas
15 6 (2.49%) Intel
16 5 (2.07%) ServiceNow
17 2 (0.83%) CheckPoint