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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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1071 818 766
Rank change year-on-year -253 -52 +198
Permanent jobs citing SaltStack 191 158 84
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.39% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 100 152 71
10th Percentile £39,125 - £42,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - - -11.11%
75th Percentile £70,625 £66,563 £77,500
90th Percentile £83,875 £67,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.44%

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 69,998 40,840 31,869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.97% 38.21% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 34,185 27,838 24,729
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £39,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +3.26% -1.08% +3.33%

SaltStack
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SaltStack in the UK

SaltStack
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SaltStack.

Salary trend for SaltStack in the UK

SaltStack
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SaltStack over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -235 159 £60,000 - 9
London -166 86 £76,250 +1.67% 4
Work from Home -183 82 £55,000 -17.91% 5
UK excluding London -200 80 £60,000 - 4
North of England -188 33 £60,000 -
South East -59 31 £62,500 +13.64% 2
Yorkshire -125 28 £60,000 -
Wales - 11 £55,000 -
North West -104 5 £45,000 -25.00%
South West -35 3 £57,500 -28.13% 1
West Midlands -65 1 £70,000 +47.37% 1
Midlands -71 1 £70,000 +47.37% 1
East of England -89 1 £110,000 +120.00%

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 168 (87.96%) Python
2 140 (73.30%) DevOps
3 134 (70.16%) Puppet
4 133 (69.63%) AWS
5 132 (69.11%) Configuration Management
6 125 (65.45%) Opscode Chef
7 123 (64.40%) Linux
8 116 (60.73%) Docker
9 113 (59.16%) Kubernetes
10 112 (58.64%) Ansible
11 99 (51.83%) Azure
11 99 (51.83%) Ruby
12 97 (50.79%) Agile
13 94 (49.21%) Terraform
14 66 (34.55%) Bash
15 64 (33.51%) Infrastructure as Code
16 63 (32.98%) CI/CD
17 54 (28.27%) GCP
18 53 (27.75%) Platform Engineering
18 53 (27.75%) Deployment Automation
19 52 (27.23%) AWS CloudFormation
20 46 (24.08%) Pulumi
21 44 (23.04%) Collaborative Working
21 44 (23.04%) Go
22 43 (22.51%) PostgreSQL
23 42 (21.99%) SQL
24 41 (21.47%) Scrum
25 40 (20.94%) Google
26 37 (19.37%) Continuous Integration
26 37 (19.37%) PowerShell

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 22 (11.52%) OpenStack
2 10 (5.24%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.66%) Apache
3 7 (3.66%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.05%) Confluence
5 1 (0.52%) nginx
5 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 133 (69.63%) AWS
2 99 (51.83%) Azure
3 54 (28.27%) GCP
4 52 (27.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 46 (24.08%) Pulumi
6 35 (18.32%) Azure DevOps
7 32 (16.75%) Amazon EKS
8 18 (9.42%) Azure AKS
9 15 (7.85%) IaaS
10 12 (6.28%) PaaS
11 11 (5.76%) Datadog
12 10 (5.24%) GitHub
12 10 (5.24%) Microsoft 365
12 10 (5.24%) Serverless
13 9 (4.71%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 9 (4.71%) SaaS
14 8 (4.19%) Logz.io
15 7 (3.66%) Azure Active Directory
16 5 (2.62%) Route 53
17 4 (2.09%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.38%) DNS
2 15 (7.85%) Firewall
2 15 (7.85%) WAN
3 8 (4.19%) LAN
3 8 (4.19%) MPLS
3 8 (4.19%) SD-WAN
3 8 (4.19%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.19%) Wireless
3 8 (4.19%) WLAN
4 7 (3.66%) VLAN
5 5 (2.62%) VPN
6 4 (2.09%) SAN
7 3 (1.57%) BGP
7 3 (1.57%) DHCP
7 3 (1.57%) IPsec
7 3 (1.57%) IPv4
7 3 (1.57%) NAS
8 2 (1.05%) HTTP
8 2 (1.05%) OSPF
9 1 (0.52%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (22.51%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (12.04%) MySQL
3 11 (5.76%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.24%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (2.62%) MariaDB
6 4 (2.09%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.57%) Redis
8 2 (1.05%) KDB
8 2 (1.05%) Kdb+
8 2 (1.05%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (17.80%) Jenkins
2 15 (7.85%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (4.19%) Terragrunt
4 8 (4.19%) Vagrant
5 7 (3.66%) CircleCI
6 6 (3.14%) git-flow
7 3 (1.57%) Artifactory
7 3 (1.57%) GitLab
7 3 (1.57%) Selenium
8 2 (1.05%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.05%) JIRA
8 2 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.05%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.52%) Gradle
9 1 (0.52%) JUnit
9 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.52%) Zephyr
General
1 37 (19.37%) Public Sector
2 28 (14.66%) Social Skills
3 27 (14.14%) Finance
4 19 (9.95%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 14 (7.33%) Retail
6 9 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.14%) Marketing
8 4 (2.09%) Advertising
8 4 (2.09%) Legal
8 4 (2.09%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.05%) Automotive
9 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.05%) Tech for Good
9 2 (1.05%) Wearables
10 1 (0.52%) Banking
10 1 (0.52%) Billing
10 1 (0.52%) Games
10 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (53.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (17.28%) AWS Engineer
3 28 (14.66%) Senior DevOps
4 25 (13.09%) Software Engineer
5 24 (12.57%) Azure Engineer
6 21 (10.99%) Cloud Platform Engineer
6 21 (10.99%) Platform Engineer
7 20 (10.47%) AWS DevOps
7 20 (10.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 19 (9.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 18 (9.42%) Python Engineer
10 16 (8.38%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 16 (8.38%) Python Software Engineer
11 13 (6.81%) AWS Platform Engineer
12 12 (6.28%) Junior
12 12 (6.28%) Systems Administrator
13 11 (5.76%) Senior Software Engineer
14 10 (5.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 10 (5.24%) Junior Systems Administrator
15 9 (4.71%) Azure Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.90%) Django
2 16 (8.38%) Pandas
3 6 (3.14%) GraphQL
3 6 (3.14%) Spring
4 5 (2.62%) ARM Templates
5 3 (1.57%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.05%) .NET
6 2 (1.05%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.52%) Celery
7 1 (0.52%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.52%) GatsbyJS
7 1 (0.52%) React
7 1 (0.52%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.85%) Enterprise Cloud
2 32 (16.75%) Public Cloud
3 23 (12.04%) Data Centre
4 20 (10.47%) Data Structures
5 18 (9.42%) Algorithms
6 17 (8.90%) User Experience
7 14 (7.33%) Cloud Native
8 12 (6.28%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (5.76%) Private Cloud
10 8 (4.19%) Blog
10 8 (4.19%) Cyberattack
10 8 (4.19%) Derivative
10 8 (4.19%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (1.05%) Clustering
12 2 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (1.05%) Legacy Systems
12 2 (1.05%) Life Science
12 2 (1.05%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 123 (64.40%) Linux
2 35 (18.32%) Windows
3 17 (8.90%) CentOS
4 13 (6.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (6.81%) Ubuntu
5 10 (5.24%) Unix
6 5 (2.62%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (1.57%) Debian
9 2 (1.05%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.05%) VMS
10 1 (0.52%) Solaris
10 1 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (73.30%) DevOps
2 132 (69.11%) Configuration Management
3 97 (50.79%) Agile
4 64 (33.51%) Infrastructure as Code
5 63 (32.98%) CI/CD
6 53 (27.75%) Deployment Automation
6 53 (27.75%) Platform Engineering
7 44 (23.04%) Collaborative Working
8 41 (21.47%) Scrum
9 37 (19.37%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (17.80%) Mentoring
11 31 (16.23%) Technology Transformation
12 28 (14.66%) Software Engineering
13 27 (14.14%) Computer Science
14 26 (13.61%) Problem-Solving
15 24 (12.57%) Cybersecurity
16 22 (11.52%) Open Source
17 21 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
18 18 (9.42%) BDD
18 18 (9.42%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 168 (87.96%) Python
2 99 (51.83%) Ruby
3 66 (34.55%) Bash
4 44 (23.04%) Go
5 42 (21.99%) SQL
6 37 (19.37%) PowerShell
7 20 (10.47%) C
8 17 (8.90%) C++
9 16 (8.38%) Groovy
10 14 (7.33%) JavaScript
10 14 (7.33%) Shell Script
11 13 (6.81%) C#
11 13 (6.81%) Java
12 9 (4.71%) TypeScript
13 5 (2.62%) Perl
14 3 (1.57%) PHP
15 1 (0.52%) Bicep
15 1 (0.52%) Rust
Qualifications
1 23 (12.04%) AWS Certification
2 22 (11.52%) Degree
3 16 (8.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.52%) CCIE
4 1 (0.52%) CCNA
4 1 (0.52%) CCNP
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.52%) JNCIE
4 1 (0.52%) JNCIP
4 1 (0.52%) OCP
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 116 (60.73%) Docker
2 13 (6.81%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.14%) vSphere
4 5 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.57%) Dovecot
6 3 (1.57%) Postfix
6 3 (1.57%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.05%) LXC
8 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 134 (70.16%) Puppet
2 125 (65.45%) Opscode Chef
3 113 (59.16%) Kubernetes
4 112 (58.64%) Ansible
5 94 (49.21%) Terraform
6 24 (12.57%) Salt
7 17 (8.90%) Grafana
7 17 (8.90%) Prometheus
8 16 (8.38%) Docker Swarm
9 14 (7.33%) Cobbler
10 12 (6.28%) Graylog
11 8 (4.19%) Consul
11 8 (4.19%) Mesos
11 8 (4.19%) Packer
11 8 (4.19%) Rancher
12 7 (3.66%) Microsoft Intune
12 7 (3.66%) SCCM
13 3 (1.57%) vRealize
13 3 (1.57%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 3 (1.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (20.94%) Google
2 20 (10.47%) VMware
3 16 (8.38%) Red Hat
4 9 (4.71%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.66%) Veeam
6 5 (2.62%) New Relic
7 3 (1.57%) HP
7 3 (1.57%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (1.57%) Synology
8 2 (1.05%) Juniper
8 2 (1.05%) Splunk
9 1 (0.52%) Citrix
9 1 (0.52%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.52%) F5
9 1 (0.52%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.52%) IBM
9 1 (0.52%) Imperva
9 1 (0.52%) NetApp
9 1 (0.52%) PagerDuty
9 1 (0.52%) Palo Alto