Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 908 1075 1117
Rank change year-on-year +167 +42 +124
Permanent jobs citing SaltStack 276 181 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.091% 0.091%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 234 138 168
UK median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% - +13.04%
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £45,875
90th Percentile £78,750 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -30.77% +13.04%

SaltStack is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 78718 88241 101112
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.55% 44.55% 46.54%
Number of salaries quoted 61341 71759 81606
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for SaltStack in the UK

SaltStack
Top 13 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 16 August 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 +148 270 £57,500 -11.54% 19
London +78 173 £62,500 -10.71% 10
UK excluding London +103 101 £52,500 +16.67% 9
North of England +31 42 £52,500 +16.67% 6
South East +91 26 £60,000 +140.00% 1
Yorkshire +37 23 £52,500 +16.67% 1
North West -20 18 £47,500 - 3
East of England +13 12 £57,500 - 1
South West +3 12 £50,000 +42.86%
Wales - 5 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £65,750 - 1
Midlands - 4 £65,750 - 1
North East +25 1 £32,500 -18.75% 2

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 246 (89.13%) Puppet
2 241 (87.32%) Ansible
3 240 (86.96%) Linux
4 218 (78.99%) Opscode Chef
5 213 (77.17%) DevOps
6 182 (65.94%) Python
7 172 (62.32%) Amazon AWS
8 153 (55.43%) Jenkins
9 140 (50.72%) Docker
10 124 (44.93%) Ruby
11 122 (44.20%) Bash Shell
12 121 (43.84%) Configuration Management
13 104 (37.68%) Windows
14 94 (34.06%) Nagios
15 88 (31.88%) Git (software)
16 87 (31.52%) Microsoft Azure
17 82 (29.71%) Continuous Integration
18 81 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
19 78 (28.26%) Perl
20 69 (25.00%) Red Hat
20 69 (25.00%) Vagrant
20 69 (25.00%) Kubernetes
21 65 (23.55%) Unix
22 62 (22.46%) Maven
22 62 (22.46%) Apache Cassandra
23 59 (21.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
24 58 (21.01%) Google Cloud Platform
25 57 (20.65%) Continuous Delivery
26 55 (19.93%) OpenStack
27 54 (19.57%) Salt

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 55 (19.93%) OpenStack
2 52 (18.84%) Apache
3 38 (13.77%) IIS
4 34 (12.32%) nginx
5 31 (11.23%) Elasticsearch
6 24 (8.70%) Cloud Foundry
7 22 (7.97%) Tomcat
8 16 (5.80%) Confluence
9 14 (5.07%) CloudStack
10 9 (3.26%) Apache Spark
11 8 (2.90%) Drupal
12 2 (0.72%) CMS
13 1 (0.36%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 172 (62.32%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (31.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (21.01%) Google Cloud Platform
4 26 (9.42%) IaaS
4 26 (9.42%) Loggly
5 22 (7.97%) CloudBees
6 14 (5.07%) Sumo Logic
7 13 (4.71%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (4.71%) OpenShift
8 10 (3.62%) PaaS
9 8 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (2.90%) SaaS
10 7 (2.54%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (2.54%) GitHub
11 5 (1.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (1.45%) Amazon S3
12 4 (1.45%) DigitalOcean
12 4 (1.45%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.36%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.14%) TCP/IP
2 27 (9.78%) Firewall
3 24 (8.70%) VLAN
4 19 (6.88%) Internet
4 19 (6.88%) LAN
4 19 (6.88%) WAN
5 17 (6.16%) SNMP
6 16 (5.80%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (4.35%) SAN
8 11 (3.99%) NAS
9 5 (1.81%) DNS
9 5 (1.81%) HTTP
9 5 (1.81%) SMTP
10 2 (0.72%) VPN
10 2 (0.72%) VSAN
11 1 (0.36%) BGP
11 1 (0.36%) DSL
11 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.36%) OSPF
11 1 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (22.46%) Apache Cassandra
2 43 (15.58%) MongoDB
3 39 (14.13%) MySQL
4 38 (13.77%) PostgreSQL
5 37 (13.41%) Redis
6 36 (13.04%) SQL Server
7 35 (12.68%) NoSQL
8 32 (11.59%) Hadoop
9 22 (7.97%) Big Data
10 14 (5.07%) MariaDB
10 14 (5.07%) Riak
11 13 (4.71%) InfluxDB
11 13 (4.71%) Relational Database
12 10 (3.62%) Oracle Database
12 10 (3.62%) Oracle Database 10g
12 10 (3.62%) Oracle Exadata
13 7 (2.54%) HBase
14 2 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 1 (0.36%) Couchbase
15 1 (0.36%) OpenTSDB
Development Applications
1 153 (55.43%) Jenkins
2 88 (31.88%) Git (software)
3 69 (25.00%) Vagrant
4 62 (22.46%) Maven
5 59 (21.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 52 (18.84%) TeamCity
7 36 (13.04%) JIRA
8 34 (12.32%) Hudson
9 33 (11.96%) Selenium
9 33 (11.96%) Subversion
10 31 (11.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 27 (9.78%) AnthillPro
11 27 (9.78%) CruiseControl
11 27 (9.78%) IBM UrbanCode
11 27 (9.78%) Octopus Deploy
12 20 (7.25%) ClearCase
12 20 (7.25%) GitLab
12 20 (7.25%) GoCD
12 20 (7.25%) HP UFT
13 17 (6.16%) PHPUnit
General
1 34 (12.32%) Finance
2 16 (5.80%) Banking
3 15 (5.43%) Online Betting
4 13 (4.71%) Marketing
4 13 (4.71%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.62%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.09%) Music Industry
7 2 (0.72%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Law
8 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 128 (46.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 77 (27.90%) Linux Engineer
3 59 (21.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 58 (21.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 52 (18.84%) AWS DevOps
6 49 (17.75%) AWS Engineer
7 44 (15.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 39 (14.13%) Administrator
9 33 (11.96%) Consultant
10 30 (10.87%) Senior DevOps
11 28 (10.14%) DevOps Consultant
12 25 (9.06%) Developer
13 22 (7.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 21 (7.61%) PowerShell Engineer
15 18 (6.52%) Linux Administrator
16 16 (5.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 15 (5.43%) Cloud Engineer
17 15 (5.43%) Senior Linux Engineer
18 14 (5.07%) DBA
18 14 (5.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (13.04%) Elastic Stack
1 36 (13.04%) Web Services
2 28 (10.14%) Kafka
2 28 (10.14%) LAMP
2 28 (10.14%) Node.js
3 20 (7.25%) LEMP Stack
4 18 (6.52%) LAPP Stack
5 14 (5.07%) RabbitMQ
6 13 (4.71%) Symfony
7 12 (4.35%) AngularJS
7 12 (4.35%) Behat
7 12 (4.35%) CSS
7 12 (4.35%) CSS3
7 12 (4.35%) Django
7 12 (4.35%) Lucene
7 12 (4.35%) pytest
7 12 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
8 11 (3.99%) HTML
8 11 (3.99%) HTML5
8 11 (3.99%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.51%) Computer Science
2 24 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 22 (7.97%) Public Cloud
4 17 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.71%) Private Cloud
6 12 (4.35%) Life Science
7 10 (3.62%) Cloud Native
7 10 (3.62%) Clustering
7 10 (3.62%) Enterprise Storage
8 8 (2.90%) User Experience
9 6 (2.17%) Replication
10 5 (1.81%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.09%) iPad
11 3 (1.09%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.72%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.72%) NHS
13 1 (0.36%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 240 (86.96%) Linux
2 104 (37.68%) Windows
3 65 (23.55%) Unix
4 47 (17.03%) CentOS
5 35 (12.68%) Ubuntu
6 31 (11.23%) CoreOS
7 29 (10.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (10.14%) Windows Server
9 25 (9.06%) Solaris
10 15 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (4.35%) Debian
12 4 (1.45%) Fedora
13 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.72%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.36%) AIX
15 1 (0.36%) HPUX
15 1 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (77.17%) DevOps
2 121 (43.84%) Configuration Management
3 82 (29.71%) Continuous Integration
4 81 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (20.65%) Continuous Delivery
6 51 (18.48%) Open Source
7 37 (13.41%) Software Engineering
8 28 (10.14%) TDD
9 27 (9.78%) Continuous Deployment
9 27 (9.78%) Release Automation
10 22 (7.97%) Software Delivery
11 21 (7.61%) Mathematics
12 20 (7.25%) Test Automation
13 19 (6.88%) BDD
14 18 (6.52%) Coaching
15 17 (6.16%) Load Balancing
16 16 (5.80%) E-Commerce
17 12 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
17 12 (4.35%) ITIL
17 12 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 182 (65.94%) Python
2 124 (44.93%) Ruby
3 122 (44.20%) Bash Shell
4 78 (28.26%) Perl
5 42 (15.22%) PHP
6 41 (14.86%) Java
7 34 (12.32%) PowerShell
8 33 (11.96%) Go
9 28 (10.14%) SQL
10 19 (6.88%) C++
11 17 (6.16%) C#
12 16 (5.80%) JavaScript
13 14 (5.07%) Scala
14 7 (2.54%) PL/SQL
14 7 (2.54%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.81%) Bourne shell
16 4 (1.45%) Korn
17 2 (0.72%) C
17 2 (0.72%) VB
18 1 (0.36%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 45 (16.30%) Degree
2 10 (3.62%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (3.62%) SC Cleared
2 10 (3.62%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.54%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.09%) CCNA
4 3 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.36%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.16%) GCP
2 6 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.72%) DICOM
4 2 (0.72%) HL7
4 2 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 140 (50.72%) Docker
2 38 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.07%) Varnish
4 10 (3.62%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (2.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (2.17%) LXC
7 5 (1.81%) VirtualBox
7 5 (1.81%) vSphere
7 5 (1.81%) Xen
8 4 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.09%) HDFS
9 3 (1.09%) NFS
9 3 (1.09%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.72%) Active Directory
10 2 (0.72%) KVM
10 2 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.36%) Ceph
11 1 (0.36%) GPFS
11 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 246 (89.13%) Puppet
2 241 (87.32%) Ansible
3 218 (78.99%) Opscode Chef
4 94 (34.06%) Nagios
5 69 (25.00%) Kubernetes
6 54 (19.57%) Salt
7 44 (15.94%) ZABBIX
8 37 (13.41%) Terraform
9 34 (12.32%) Graphite
10 27 (9.78%) CA Service Virtualization
11 16 (5.80%) Packer
12 15 (5.43%) Grafana
13 14 (5.07%) HAProxy
14 12 (4.35%) Prometheus
15 11 (3.99%) Icinga
16 10 (3.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 10 (3.62%) Oracle RMAN
17 8 (2.90%) logstash
17 8 (2.90%) Mesos
18 7 (2.54%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 69 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 53 (19.20%) New Relic
2 53 (19.20%) VMware
3 43 (15.58%) Google
4 28 (10.14%) IBM
4 28 (10.14%) Oracle
4 28 (10.14%) Rackspace
5 27 (9.78%) CA
5 27 (9.78%) XebiaLabs
6 23 (8.33%) Dynatrace
6 23 (8.33%) SolarWinds
7 20 (7.25%) AppDynamics
7 20 (7.25%) Cisco
8 19 (6.88%) Microsoft
9 16 (5.80%) Splunk
10 10 (3.62%) Atlassian
11 7 (2.54%) Veritas
12 2 (0.72%) Dell
12 2 (0.72%) HP
12 2 (0.72%) ServiceNow