Period
to 11 November 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 11 November 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
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 959 953 988
Rank change year-on-year -6 +35 +80
Permanent jobs citing SaltStack 113 191 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.083% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.28% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 81 167 199
UK median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% +13.04% -4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £46,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year +18.92% -11.90% +13.51%

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 57,725 68,862 79,708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.52% 42.84% 44.43%
Number of salaries quoted 44,112 53,359 61,684
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,200 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 11 November 2019.

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 11 November 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 +18 111 £72,500 +11.54% 16
London -15 59 £78,750 +21.15% 10
UK excluding London +59 39 £55,000 +18.92% 7
South East +36 14 £55,000 - 1
Midlands +31 10 £40,000 -20.00%
East Midlands +35 7 £40,000 -15.79%
North of England +25 7 £65,000 +73.33% 3
South West +20 6 £50,000 +11.11%
North West +34 5 £65,000 +44.44% 2
West Midlands +20 3 £50,000 -4.76%
Yorkshire 0 2 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Wales - 1 £65,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 11 November 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.

1 100 (88.50%) Puppet
2 96 (84.96%) Ansible
3 90 (79.65%) DevOps
4 88 (77.88%) AWS
5 74 (65.49%) Python
6 69 (61.06%) Docker
7 67 (59.29%) Kubernetes
7 67 (59.29%) Linux
8 64 (56.64%) Opscode Chef
9 58 (51.33%) Jenkins
9 58 (51.33%) Terraform
10 57 (50.44%) Bash Shell
11 49 (43.36%) Configuration Management
12 46 (40.71%) Azure
12 46 (40.71%) PowerShell
13 40 (35.40%) AWS CloudFormation
14 37 (32.74%) Ruby
15 32 (28.32%) Nagios
15 32 (28.32%) ZABBIX
16 31 (27.43%) Packer
16 31 (27.43%) Infrastructure Automation
17 30 (26.55%) JavaScript
17 30 (26.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 29 (25.66%) JIRA
18 29 (25.66%) Windows
18 29 (25.66%) Microsoft
18 29 (25.66%) Confluence
19 28 (24.78%) Presales
20 27 (23.89%) OpenShift
20 27 (23.89%) Test Automation

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 29 (25.66%) Confluence
2 11 (9.73%) nginx
2 11 (9.73%) OpenStack
3 9 (7.96%) Apache
3 9 (7.96%) IIS
4 4 (3.54%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.65%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.77%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.88%) JBoss
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 88 (77.88%) AWS
2 46 (40.71%) Azure
3 40 (35.40%) AWS CloudFormation
4 27 (23.89%) OpenShift
5 25 (22.12%) Slack
6 11 (9.73%) Amazon ECS
7 10 (8.85%) SaaS
8 9 (7.96%) GCP
9 6 (5.31%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (5.31%) GitHub
10 5 (4.42%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (2.65%) Amazon S3
11 3 (2.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (1.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (1.77%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (1.77%) CloudFront
12 2 (1.77%) NuGet
12 2 (1.77%) Route 53
12 2 (1.77%) Serverless
13 1 (0.88%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.27%) Firewall
2 10 (8.85%) SAN
3 9 (7.96%) DSL
4 5 (4.42%) Internet
4 5 (4.42%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.54%) SSL
6 3 (2.65%) VLAN
7 2 (1.77%) DNS
7 2 (1.77%) Network Security
7 2 (1.77%) SNMP
7 2 (1.77%) SSH
8 1 (0.88%) 5G
8 1 (0.88%) DMZ
8 1 (0.88%) HTTP
8 1 (0.88%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.16%) MySQL
2 13 (11.50%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.62%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (6.19%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (5.31%) MariaDB
6 5 (4.42%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (2.65%) Big Data
8 3 (2.65%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.65%) Redis
8 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.88%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 58 (51.33%) Jenkins
2 30 (26.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 29 (25.66%) JIRA
4 26 (23.01%) Bitbucket
4 26 (23.01%) GoCD
4 26 (23.01%) Selenium
5 25 (22.12%) JMeter
6 22 (19.47%) Git (software)
7 10 (8.85%) TeamCity
8 7 (6.19%) CircleCI
9 4 (3.54%) Artifactory
10 3 (2.65%) Maven
11 2 (1.77%) CF BOSH
11 2 (1.77%) Chocolatey
11 2 (1.77%) GitLab
11 2 (1.77%) Subversion
12 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket Server
12 1 (0.88%) Gradle
12 1 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 26 (23.01%) Finance
2 7 (6.19%) Retail
3 4 (3.54%) Law
4 3 (2.65%) Marketing
4 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.77%) Automotive
6 1 (0.88%) Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Front Office
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (41.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (24.78%) Cloud Engineer
3 14 (12.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (9.73%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (8.85%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (8.85%) Unix Engineer
5 10 (8.85%) Unix Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (8.85%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 9 (7.96%) AWS Engineer
7 7 (6.19%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Developer
8 6 (5.31%) Senior DevOps
8 6 (5.31%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Subject Matter Expert
10 4 (3.54%) Lead DevOps
11 3 (2.65%) Administrator
11 3 (2.65%) Azure DevOps
11 3 (2.65%) Platform Engineer
11 3 (2.65%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.12%) JSON
2 13 (11.50%) Kafka
3 12 (10.62%) Web Services
4 7 (6.19%) .NET
4 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET
4 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (4.42%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (3.54%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (3.54%) Sensu
7 3 (2.65%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (2.65%) LAMP
7 3 (2.65%) REST
8 2 (1.77%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (1.77%) OpenCV
8 2 (1.77%) Spring
8 2 (1.77%) Velocity
9 1 (0.88%) boto
9 1 (0.88%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (0.88%) Node.js
9 1 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.01%) Hybrid Cloud
1 26 (23.01%) Public Cloud
2 25 (22.12%) PKI
3 14 (12.39%) Data Centre
4 11 (9.73%) Cloud Native
5 10 (8.85%) Clustering
5 10 (8.85%) Replication
6 7 (6.19%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (3.54%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.77%) CUDA
8 2 (1.77%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.77%) Renewable Energy
8 2 (1.77%) Robotics
8 2 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.77%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.88%) Blog
9 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 67 (59.29%) Linux
2 29 (25.66%) Windows
3 15 (13.27%) CentOS
3 15 (13.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (12.39%) Ubuntu
4 14 (12.39%) Unix
5 10 (8.85%) Debian
6 9 (7.96%) Windows Server
7 7 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.54%) Fedora
9 2 (1.77%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (1.77%) Robot Operating System
10 1 (0.88%) Android
10 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (79.65%) DevOps
2 49 (43.36%) Configuration Management
3 31 (27.43%) Infrastructure Automation
4 28 (24.78%) Presales
5 27 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (23.89%) Test Automation
6 25 (22.12%) Infrastructure Management
6 25 (22.12%) ITIL
6 25 (22.12%) Load Balancing
7 20 (17.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 13 (11.50%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (10.62%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (10.62%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (10.62%) Software Engineering
10 10 (8.85%) Fintech
10 10 (8.85%) Infrastructure as Code
10 10 (8.85%) Open Source
10 10 (8.85%) Scrum
10 10 (8.85%) Task Automation
10 10 (8.85%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 74 (65.49%) Python
2 57 (50.44%) Bash Shell
3 46 (40.71%) PowerShell
4 37 (32.74%) Ruby
5 30 (26.55%) JavaScript
6 18 (15.93%) Java
7 14 (12.39%) Go
8 11 (9.73%) PHP
9 10 (8.85%) Perl
10 9 (7.96%) C#
10 9 (7.96%) Groovy
11 8 (7.08%) C++
12 4 (3.54%) SQL
13 3 (2.65%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.77%) C
14 2 (1.77%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.88%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 25 (22.12%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.31%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.39%) SLA
2 3 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.65%) QA
3 2 (1.77%) NIST
3 2 (1.77%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 69 (61.06%) Docker
2 27 (23.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.19%) Hyper-V
3 7 (6.19%) iptables
4 4 (3.54%) Xen
5 2 (1.77%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.77%) Varnish
5 2 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.77%) vSphere
6 1 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.88%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 100 (88.50%) Puppet
2 96 (84.96%) Ansible
3 67 (59.29%) Kubernetes
4 64 (56.64%) Opscode Chef
5 58 (51.33%) Terraform
6 32 (28.32%) Nagios
6 32 (28.32%) ZABBIX
7 31 (27.43%) Packer
8 25 (22.12%) HP SiteScope
9 12 (10.62%) Mesos
10 5 (4.42%) Icinga
10 5 (4.42%) logstash
11 4 (3.54%) Consul
11 4 (3.54%) FreeIPA
11 4 (3.54%) Graphite
11 4 (3.54%) HAProxy
11 4 (3.54%) Salt
12 3 (2.65%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (2.65%) Grafana
12 3 (2.65%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 29 (25.66%) Microsoft
2 27 (23.89%) VMware
3 25 (22.12%) Perforce
4 22 (19.47%) Red Hat
5 10 (8.85%) Cisco
5 10 (8.85%) EMC
5 10 (8.85%) Symantec
6 6 (5.31%) Google
7 5 (4.42%) Atlassian
7 5 (4.42%) Splunk
8 4 (3.54%) Oracle
8 4 (3.54%) Ubiquiti
9 2 (1.77%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.88%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.88%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.88%) Sun