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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 731 844 932
Rank change year-on-year +113 +88  
Permanent jobs citing SaltStack 134 106 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.10% 0.048%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.22% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 116 86 46
Median salary £57,500 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.53% +13.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £40,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +43.75% +29.03%  

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 37995 47291 52028
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.17% 45.58% 47.01%
Number of salaries quoted 30536 38626 41595
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SaltStack
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SaltStack as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for SaltStack in the UK

SaltStack
Top 28 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +119 132 £57,500 -11.53% 20
London +79 85 £60,000 -14.28% 13
South East +84 18 £60,000 -7.69% 3
East of England +31 12 £57,500 -
Cambridge - 12 £57,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 12 £57,500 -
Berkshire +48 10 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Maidenhead - 10 £60,000 -
City of London +32 9 £66,250 -8.62% 2
Yorkshire +25 9 £37,500 +4.16%
Middlesbrough - 6 £35,000 -
North Yorkshire - 6 £35,000 -
Surrey - 5 £58,750 - 1
Canary Wharf - 5 £57,500 -
North West -23 4 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Manchester -28 4 £45,000 -12.19% 2
South West - 4 £72,500 - 2
Leeds +28 3 £48,750 +20.37%
West Yorkshire +19 3 £48,750 +20.37%
Middlesex - 3 - - 1
Bristol - 2 £95,000 - 1
Gloucester - 2 £50,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £50,000 - 1
Wimbledon - 2 £67,500 -
Wales - 1 £40,000 -
South Wales - 1 £40,000 -
Guildford - 1 £50,000 - 1
Cardiff - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 208 (87.03%) Linux
2 207 (86.61%) Puppet
3 193 (80.75%) Ansible
4 167 (69.87%) DevOps
5 161 (67.36%) Opscode Chef
6 149 (62.34%) Python
7 136 (56.90%) Amazon AWS
8 125 (52.30%) Docker
9 103 (43.10%) Jenkins
10 100 (41.84%) Bash Shell
11 84 (35.15%) Nagios
12 81 (33.89%) Git (software)
13 73 (30.54%) Salt
14 65 (27.20%) Ruby
14 65 (27.20%) Configuration Management
15 64 (26.78%) Microsoft Azure
16 59 (24.69%) VMware
17 57 (23.85%) Unix
17 57 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
18 56 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
18 56 (23.43%) Subversion
19 55 (23.01%) Perl
20 52 (21.76%) Vagrant
21 51 (21.34%) VMware Infrastructure
22 50 (20.92%) Maven
23 49 (20.50%) ZABBIX
24 47 (19.67%) Kubernetes
25 46 (19.25%) Continuous Delivery
26 43 (17.99%) Windows
26 43 (17.99%) TCP/IP

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 33 (13.81%) Apache
2 27 (11.30%) nginx
3 19 (7.95%) OpenStack
4 15 (6.28%) Confluence
4 15 (6.28%) Tomcat
5 13 (5.44%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (5.02%) Apache Spark
7 10 (4.18%) lighttpd
8 8 (3.35%) Drupal
9 6 (2.51%) IIS
10 2 (0.84%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 136 (56.90%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (26.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (9.21%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (7.53%) Loggly
5 14 (5.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (5.86%) IBM Cloud
6 13 (5.44%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (4.60%) CloudBees
7 11 (4.60%) IaaS
7 11 (4.60%) SaaS
8 10 (4.18%) GitHub
8 10 (4.18%) SoftLayer
9 8 (3.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (2.93%) Amazon S3
11 6 (2.51%) Slack
11 6 (2.51%) Sumo Logic
12 4 (1.67%) Bluemix
12 4 (1.67%) Heroku
13 3 (1.26%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 43 (17.99%) TCP/IP
2 39 (16.32%) Firewall
3 27 (11.30%) Intrusion Detection
4 20 (8.37%) SNMP
5 15 (6.28%) DNS
5 15 (6.28%) LAN
5 15 (6.28%) VLAN
5 15 (6.28%) WAN
6 10 (4.18%) SSL
7 6 (2.51%) Internet
8 5 (2.09%) BGP
8 5 (2.09%) HSRP
9 4 (1.67%) HTTP
10 2 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.42%) LDAP
11 1 (0.42%) NAS
11 1 (0.42%) OpenVPN
11 1 (0.42%) SAN
11 1 (0.42%) SMTP
11 1 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.13%) MySQL
2 23 (9.62%) Apache Cassandra
3 19 (7.95%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (7.53%) Hadoop
4 18 (7.53%) Redis
5 17 (7.11%) Big Data
6 13 (5.44%) InfluxDB
6 13 (5.44%) MongoDB
7 12 (5.02%) NoSQL
8 11 (4.60%) SQL Server
9 10 (4.18%) HBase
10 8 (3.35%) Riak
11 6 (2.51%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.42%) OpenTSDB
Development Applications
1 103 (43.10%) Jenkins
2 81 (33.89%) Git (software)
3 56 (23.43%) Subversion
4 52 (21.76%) Vagrant
5 50 (20.92%) Maven
6 42 (17.57%) TeamCity
7 39 (16.32%) Selenium
8 37 (15.48%) JIRA
9 34 (14.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 28 (11.72%) Hudson
10 28 (11.72%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (9.21%) AnthillPro
11 22 (9.21%) CruiseControl
11 22 (9.21%) PHPUnit
12 18 (7.53%) Octopus Deploy
13 17 (7.11%) HP UFT
14 15 (6.28%) GoCD
15 11 (4.60%) ClearCase
15 11 (4.60%) GitLab
16 9 (3.77%) Travis CI
General
1 17 (7.11%) Finance
2 15 (6.28%) Banking
2 15 (6.28%) Marketing
3 9 (3.77%) Investment Banking
3 9 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.09%) Online Betting
5 3 (1.26%) Games
6 2 (0.84%) Publishing
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 89 (37.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 60 (25.10%) Linux Engineer
3 31 (12.97%) Senior DevOps
4 29 (12.13%) Administrator
5 26 (10.88%) Consultant
6 25 (10.46%) NOC Engineer
6 25 (10.46%) Systems Engineer
7 23 (9.62%) AWS DevOps
7 23 (9.62%) DevOps Consultant
7 23 (9.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 23 (9.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 21 (8.79%) AWS Engineer
8 21 (8.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 20 (8.37%) Developer
9 20 (8.37%) Linux Administrator
10 18 (7.53%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 15 (6.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 15 (6.28%) DevOps Developer
11 15 (6.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 15 (6.28%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.37%) LAMP
1 20 (8.37%) Web Services
2 19 (7.95%) Elastic Stack
3 18 (7.53%) Symfony
4 17 (7.11%) Node.js
5 16 (6.69%) RabbitMQ
5 16 (6.69%) Ruby on Rails
6 13 (5.44%) Kafka
7 12 (5.02%) Behat
7 12 (5.02%) Lucene
7 12 (5.02%) pytest
8 11 (4.60%) AngularJS
8 11 (4.60%) CSS
8 11 (4.60%) Django
9 10 (4.18%) HTML
9 10 (4.18%) ZeroMQ
10 7 (2.93%) .NET
10 7 (2.93%) CSS3
11 6 (2.51%) HTML5
11 6 (2.51%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.04%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.11%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.02%) Life Science
4 7 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.51%) iPad
6 5 (2.09%) User Experience
7 4 (1.67%) Replication
8 3 (1.26%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.26%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.26%) Online Gambling
9 2 (0.84%) NHS
9 2 (0.84%) Online Games
9 2 (0.84%) PKI
9 2 (0.84%) Xbox
10 1 (0.42%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.42%) Fintech
10 1 (0.42%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 208 (87.03%) Linux
2 57 (23.85%) Unix
3 43 (17.99%) Windows
4 31 (12.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (11.30%) Debian
6 23 (9.62%) CentOS
7 18 (7.53%) CoreOS
8 15 (6.28%) Ubuntu
9 13 (5.44%) Solaris
10 6 (2.51%) Windows Server
11 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (69.87%) DevOps
2 65 (27.20%) Configuration Management
3 57 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
4 56 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (19.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 42 (17.57%) Open Source
7 33 (13.81%) Load Balancing
8 30 (12.55%) BDD
9 26 (10.88%) Continuous Deployment
10 22 (9.21%) High Availability
11 21 (8.79%) TDD
12 18 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (7.53%) Server Hardening
13 17 (7.11%) Mathematics
14 14 (5.86%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (5.86%) E-Commerce
14 14 (5.86%) Migration
14 14 (5.86%) SDLC
15 12 (5.02%) Coaching
15 12 (5.02%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 149 (62.34%) Python
2 100 (41.84%) Bash Shell
3 65 (27.20%) Ruby
4 55 (23.01%) Perl
5 40 (16.74%) Java
6 35 (14.64%) PHP
7 23 (9.62%) SQL
8 20 (8.37%) Go
9 18 (7.53%) JavaScript
10 16 (6.69%) Scala
11 14 (5.86%) Shell Script
12 11 (4.60%) PowerShell
13 9 (3.77%) C#
14 7 (2.93%) C++
15 3 (1.26%) C
16 2 (0.84%) Erlang
17 1 (0.42%) ECMAScript
17 1 (0.42%) Lua
Qualifications
1 24 (10.04%) Degree
2 6 (2.51%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.67%) CCNA
3 4 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.26%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.84%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.42%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.18%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.51%) SLA
4 2 (0.84%) GCP
4 2 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 125 (52.30%) Docker
2 51 (21.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (11.30%) Xen
4 26 (10.88%) QEMU
5 10 (4.18%) PowerDNS
6 5 (2.09%) NFS
7 4 (1.67%) HDFS
7 4 (1.67%) VirtualBox
7 4 (1.67%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.26%) Active Directory
8 3 (1.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (1.26%) LXC
8 3 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.42%) Ceph
9 1 (0.42%) GPFS
9 1 (0.42%) Varnish
9 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 207 (86.61%) Puppet
2 193 (80.75%) Ansible
3 161 (67.36%) Opscode Chef
4 84 (35.15%) Nagios
5 73 (30.54%) Salt
6 49 (20.50%) ZABBIX
7 47 (19.67%) Kubernetes
8 27 (11.30%) Graphite
9 25 (10.46%) Mesos
10 22 (9.21%) CA Service Virtualization
11 19 (7.95%) Terraform
12 13 (5.44%) Grafana
13 12 (5.02%) HAProxy
14 7 (2.93%) Zenoss
15 6 (2.51%) Capistrano
15 6 (2.51%) Rancher
15 6 (2.51%) rkt
16 5 (2.09%) Cacti
16 5 (2.09%) Rundeck
17 4 (1.67%) Packer
Vendors
1 59 (24.69%) VMware
2 42 (17.57%) New Relic
3 34 (14.23%) Red Hat
4 25 (10.46%) Google
5 22 (9.21%) CA
5 22 (9.21%) IBM
6 17 (7.11%) AppDynamics
6 17 (7.11%) Cisco
7 15 (6.28%) SolarWinds
8 12 (5.02%) Dynatrace
8 12 (5.02%) Oracle
8 12 (5.02%) Rackspace
9 10 (4.18%) Microsoft
10 6 (2.51%) Splunk
11 3 (1.26%) Dell
12 2 (0.84%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.84%) HP
12 2 (0.84%) NetApp
13 1 (0.42%) 3PAR
13 1 (0.42%) RightScale
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35,000 to £50,000 + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
EF English Live
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70,000 to £80,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 36 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Wipro
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 22 days ago