Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 979 961 1116
Rank change year-on-year -18 +155 +71
Permanent jobs citing SaltStack 202 214 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.087%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.28% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 180 185 165
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £84,500 £81,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +46.15%

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 77,776 76,489 96,214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.66% 43.83% 45.65%
Number of salaries quoted 61,840 61,435 78,587
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 £76,250 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,820
% change year-on-year - +1.63% +4.55%

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018. 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 +14 197 £55,000 -8.33% 65
London -57 106 £70,000 +16.67% 39
UK excluding London +52 96 £52,500 - 27
North of England +45 47 £52,500 - 12
South East +21 28 £55,000 -8.33% 6
North West +18 26 £52,500 - 4
Yorkshire +32 21 £52,500 -2.33% 7
Midlands +12 9 £59,000 +12.38% 4
West Midlands +8 6 £59,000 +18.00% 2
East of England -1 6 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Wales +4 5 £40,000 +6.67% 1
East Midlands +6 3 £45,000 -40.00% 2
South West +9 2 £72,500 +20.83%

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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.

1 181 (89.60%) Ansible
2 172 (85.15%) Linux
3 165 (81.68%) Puppet
4 163 (80.69%) Python
5 143 (70.79%) DevOps
6 132 (65.35%) Amazon AWS
7 131 (64.85%) Opscode Chef
8 114 (56.44%) Configuration Management
9 112 (55.45%) Docker
10 105 (51.98%) Jenkins
11 100 (49.50%) Bash Shell
12 87 (43.07%) Continuous Integration
13 81 (40.10%) Kubernetes
14 76 (37.62%) Ruby
15 71 (35.15%) Agile Software Development
16 68 (33.66%) Salt
16 68 (33.66%) OpenStack
17 62 (30.69%) Web Services
18 56 (27.72%) VMware
18 56 (27.72%) Git (software)
19 54 (26.73%) Microsoft Azure
20 52 (25.74%) Terraform
21 50 (24.75%) Red Hat
22 41 (20.30%) ZABBIX
22 41 (20.30%) Vagrant
23 40 (19.80%) VMware Infrastructure
23 40 (19.80%) Unix
24 39 (19.31%) Java
24 39 (19.31%) Node.js
25 37 (18.32%) Open Source

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 68 (33.66%) OpenStack
2 30 (14.85%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (11.39%) CloudStack
4 21 (10.40%) Apache
5 16 (7.92%) Cloud Foundry
5 16 (7.92%) nginx
6 12 (5.94%) IIS
7 7 (3.47%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.49%) Confluence
8 3 (1.49%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.50%) Gunicorn
9 1 (0.50%) JBoss
9 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 132 (65.35%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (26.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (15.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (8.42%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (7.43%) IaaS
6 10 (4.95%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (3.96%) Google Compute Engine
8 8 (3.96%) Loggly
8 8 (3.96%) Sumo Logic
9 7 (3.47%) OpenShift
9 7 (3.47%) PaaS
10 6 (2.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 6 (2.97%) GitHub
11 5 (2.48%) SaaS
12 4 (1.98%) CloudBees
12 4 (1.98%) npm
13 3 (1.49%) DigitalOcean
14 1 (0.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 1 (0.50%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 36 (17.82%) Firewall
2 33 (16.34%) TCP/IP
3 20 (9.90%) WAN
4 19 (9.41%) LAN
5 18 (8.91%) VLAN
6 14 (6.93%) SNMP
7 13 (6.44%) Internet
8 10 (4.95%) DNS
8 10 (4.95%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (3.96%) HTTP
9 8 (3.96%) InfiniBand
10 6 (2.97%) Ethernet
11 5 (2.48%) NAS
11 5 (2.48%) SAN
11 5 (2.48%) VPN
12 4 (1.98%) NetScaler
12 4 (1.98%) Network Security
12 4 (1.98%) Software-Defined Networking
12 4 (1.98%) VSAN
13 3 (1.49%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.32%) MySQL
2 32 (15.84%) PostgreSQL
3 31 (15.35%) MongoDB
4 30 (14.85%) Hadoop
4 30 (14.85%) Redis
5 27 (13.37%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (7.43%) MariaDB
7 14 (6.93%) Big Data
7 14 (6.93%) NoSQL
8 9 (4.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 9 (4.46%) SQL Server
9 7 (3.47%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.48%) HBase
11 4 (1.98%) Riak
12 2 (0.99%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.50%) Blockchain
13 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 105 (51.98%) Jenkins
2 56 (27.72%) Git (software)
3 41 (20.30%) Vagrant
4 23 (11.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 19 (9.41%) GitLab
6 17 (8.42%) TeamCity
7 10 (4.95%) Maven
8 9 (4.46%) CircleCI
9 6 (2.97%) Grunt
9 6 (2.97%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.98%) Gradle
10 4 (1.98%) gulp
10 4 (1.98%) Travis CI
11 3 (1.49%) JIRA
11 3 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.99%) Ant
12 2 (0.99%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.99%) JMeter
12 2 (0.99%) Subversion
12 2 (0.99%) The Grinder
General
1 7 (3.47%) Finance
2 3 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.99%) Banking
4 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.50%) Games
4 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 105 (51.98%) DevOps Engineer
2 66 (32.67%) Linux Engineer
3 55 (27.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 53 (26.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 52 (25.74%) AWS DevOps
6 50 (24.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 50 (24.75%) AWS Engineer
7 17 (8.42%) Consultant
8 15 (7.43%) Architect
9 13 (6.44%) Administrator
10 12 (5.94%) Cloud Engineer
10 12 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (5.94%) NOC Engineer
10 12 (5.94%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (5.45%) Lead DevOps
12 10 (4.95%) DevOps Consultant
12 10 (4.95%) Lead DevOps Engineer
13 9 (4.46%) DevOps Architect
13 9 (4.46%) Linux Administrator
13 9 (4.46%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (30.69%) Web Services
2 39 (19.31%) Node.js
3 26 (12.87%) Elastic Stack
4 23 (11.39%) LAMP
5 15 (7.43%) LAPP Stack
5 15 (7.43%) Sensu
6 13 (6.44%) Kafka
7 12 (5.94%) LEMP Stack
8 9 (4.46%) Flask
9 6 (2.97%) AngularJS
9 6 (2.97%) CSS
9 6 (2.97%) CSS3
9 6 (2.97%) HTML
9 6 (2.97%) HTML5
9 6 (2.97%) jQuery
10 4 (1.98%) Django
10 4 (1.98%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (1.49%) .NET
11 3 (1.49%) J2EE
12 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.39%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.44%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.94%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.94%) Replication
4 11 (5.45%) Private Cloud
5 6 (2.97%) LIMS
5 6 (2.97%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.48%) Internet of Things
7 4 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.49%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.99%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.99%) Fintech
9 2 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.50%) Clustering
10 1 (0.50%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 172 (85.15%) Linux
2 40 (19.80%) Unix
3 37 (18.32%) Windows
4 35 (17.33%) CentOS
4 35 (17.33%) Ubuntu
5 23 (11.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (9.41%) Debian
7 6 (2.97%) CoreOS
7 6 (2.97%) Windows Server
8 5 (2.48%) SUSE
9 4 (1.98%) AIX
9 4 (1.98%) HPUX
9 4 (1.98%) Solaris
10 1 (0.50%) Fedora
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (70.79%) DevOps
2 114 (56.44%) Configuration Management
3 87 (43.07%) Continuous Integration
4 71 (35.15%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (18.32%) Open Source
6 34 (16.83%) Continuous Deployment
7 32 (15.84%) Software Engineering
8 21 (10.40%) Scrum
9 17 (8.42%) ITIL
9 17 (8.42%) Migration
10 16 (7.92%) TDD
11 15 (7.43%) Continuous Delivery
11 15 (7.43%) Load Balancing
12 11 (5.45%) Mentoring
13 10 (4.95%) Microservices
14 8 (3.96%) Biology
14 8 (3.96%) Presales
14 8 (3.96%) Project Management
15 7 (3.47%) Data Management
15 7 (3.47%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 163 (80.69%) Python
2 100 (49.50%) Bash Shell
3 76 (37.62%) Ruby
4 39 (19.31%) Java
5 34 (16.83%) Perl
6 31 (15.35%) SQL
7 30 (14.85%) Go
8 22 (10.89%) PHP
9 21 (10.40%) JavaScript
10 19 (9.41%) PowerShell
11 15 (7.43%) C#
12 13 (6.44%) C++
13 11 (5.45%) Scala
14 7 (3.47%) VB
15 4 (1.98%) Groovy
16 3 (1.49%) C
17 2 (0.99%) Bourne shell
17 2 (0.99%) Erlang
18 1 (0.50%) Clojure
18 1 (0.50%) sed
Qualifications
1 25 (12.38%) Degree
2 9 (4.46%) CCNA
2 9 (4.46%) CCNP
2 9 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (2.97%) PhD
5 5 (2.48%) AWS Certification
5 5 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.43%) GCP
2 7 (3.47%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.50%) DICOM
4 1 (0.50%) HL7
System Software
1 112 (55.45%) Docker
2 40 (19.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (8.91%) vSphere
4 10 (4.95%) Varnish
5 8 (3.96%) Ceph
5 8 (3.96%) GPFS
5 8 (3.96%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 7 (3.47%) KVM
6 7 (3.47%) VirtualBox
7 6 (2.97%) Xen
8 5 (2.48%) HDFS
8 5 (2.48%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.98%) VMware NSX
9 4 (1.98%) XenApp
10 3 (1.49%) iptables
11 2 (0.99%) NFS
12 1 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.50%) QEMU
12 1 (0.50%) RHEV
12 1 (0.50%) Squid
Systems Management
1 181 (89.60%) Ansible
2 165 (81.68%) Puppet
3 131 (64.85%) Opscode Chef
4 81 (40.10%) Kubernetes
5 68 (33.66%) Salt
6 52 (25.74%) Terraform
7 41 (20.30%) ZABBIX
8 34 (16.83%) Nagios
9 33 (16.34%) Packer
10 23 (11.39%) logstash
11 14 (6.93%) Rancher
12 10 (4.95%) Graphite
12 10 (4.95%) Graylog
12 10 (4.95%) HAProxy
13 9 (4.46%) Grafana
14 8 (3.96%) Icinga
14 8 (3.96%) vRealize
15 5 (2.48%) Prometheus
16 4 (1.98%) Consul
17 3 (1.49%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 56 (27.72%) VMware
2 50 (24.75%) Red Hat
3 29 (14.36%) Microsoft
4 17 (8.42%) Google
5 16 (7.92%) Cisco
6 13 (6.44%) Oracle
7 12 (5.94%) SolarWinds
8 11 (5.45%) Splunk
9 10 (4.95%) Rackspace
10 9 (4.46%) New Relic
11 8 (3.96%) Juniper
12 7 (3.47%) Atlassian
13 6 (2.97%) Intel
14 4 (1.98%) Brocade
14 4 (1.98%) CheckPoint
14 4 (1.98%) Citrix
14 4 (1.98%) EMC
14 4 (1.98%) HP
14 4 (1.98%) IBM
14 4 (1.98%) Ivanti