Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 961 936 1082
Rank change year-on-year -25 +146 +82
Permanent jobs citing SaltStack 222 245 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.097%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.32% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 170 211 161
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% -4.17% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £87,625 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% +12.50%

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 76,609 76,628 90,876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.14% 44.33% 45.22%
Number of salaries quoted 59,983 61,162 74,104
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,750 £41,500
% change year-on-year +1.80% +0.60% +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 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SaltStack in the UK

SaltStack
Top 14 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 22 June 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 -16 215 £55,000 -4.35% 35
UK excluding London +24 111 £52,500 -4.55% 14
London -56 107 £68,000 +13.33% 22
South East +34 47 £65,000 +8.33% 3
North of England +26 42 £52,500 +23.53% 6
Yorkshire +33 26 £50,000 +17.65% 2
North West +18 16 £52,500 +16.67% 4
Midlands - 9 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands - 7 £45,000 -
East of England 0 6 £55,000 -4.35% 2
Scotland - 4 £43,750 - 1
Wales +7 2 £52,500 +31.25%
West Midlands - 2 £59,000 - 1
South West -8 1 £72,500 +45.00% 1

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 189 (85.14%) Linux
2 184 (82.88%) Ansible
3 176 (79.28%) Puppet
4 170 (76.58%) Python
5 144 (64.86%) DevOps
6 128 (57.66%) Docker
7 123 (55.41%) Bash Shell
8 121 (54.50%) Amazon AWS
9 106 (47.75%) Opscode Chef
10 103 (46.40%) Configuration Management
11 88 (39.64%) Jenkins
12 86 (38.74%) Kubernetes
13 64 (28.83%) VMware
13 64 (28.83%) Java
13 64 (28.83%) Open Source
14 60 (27.03%) Terraform
15 58 (26.13%) Ruby
15 58 (26.13%) Continuous Integration
16 55 (24.77%) Web Services
16 55 (24.77%) PostgreSQL
17 52 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
18 50 (22.52%) Go
19 48 (21.62%) SQL
20 46 (20.72%) Salt
21 43 (19.37%) Perl
22 39 (17.57%) Elasticsearch
22 39 (17.57%) Big Data
23 36 (16.22%) Red Hat
23 36 (16.22%) CentOS
24 35 (15.77%) Nagios

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 39 (17.57%) Elasticsearch
2 34 (15.32%) OpenStack
3 33 (14.86%) CloudStack
4 26 (11.71%) Apache
5 25 (11.26%) nginx
6 16 (7.21%) Apache Spark
7 6 (2.70%) Confluence
8 4 (1.80%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.90%) JBoss
9 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.45%) Gunicorn
10 1 (0.45%) IIS
10 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.45%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 121 (54.50%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (11.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (11.26%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (7.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (5.86%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (5.41%) CloudFront
6 12 (5.41%) OpenShift
7 10 (4.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 10 (4.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 10 (4.50%) Amazon S3
7 10 (4.50%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (4.50%) IaaS
7 10 (4.50%) Route 53
7 10 (4.50%) Serverless
7 10 (4.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (4.05%) Amazon ELB
9 8 (3.60%) Loggly
9 8 (3.60%) Sumo Logic
10 7 (3.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 31 (13.96%) Firewall
2 19 (8.56%) SNMP
3 16 (7.21%) SSH
4 14 (6.31%) Internet
5 13 (5.86%) HTTP
6 12 (5.41%) DNS
7 11 (4.95%) WAN
8 7 (3.15%) LAN
9 6 (2.70%) TCP/IP
10 5 (2.25%) VPN
10 5 (2.25%) VSAN
11 4 (1.80%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (1.35%) NAS
12 3 (1.35%) SAN
13 2 (0.90%) BGP
14 1 (0.45%) Kerberos
14 1 (0.45%) OSPF
14 1 (0.45%) PBX
14 1 (0.45%) PPP
14 1 (0.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (24.77%) PostgreSQL
2 39 (17.57%) Big Data
3 31 (13.96%) MySQL
4 27 (12.16%) MongoDB
5 23 (10.36%) NoSQL
6 21 (9.46%) Hadoop
7 18 (8.11%) Redis
8 14 (6.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (5.41%) Relational Database
10 11 (4.95%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (4.50%) DB2
12 9 (4.05%) HBase
13 8 (3.60%) Amazon Aurora
14 7 (3.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (3.15%) Neo4j
14 7 (3.15%) SQL Server
15 2 (0.90%) MariaDB
15 2 (0.90%) Riak
16 1 (0.45%) Impala
16 1 (0.45%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 88 (39.64%) Jenkins
2 35 (15.77%) GitLab
3 33 (14.86%) Git (software)
4 31 (13.96%) Vagrant
5 16 (7.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (6.31%) Bitbucket
7 12 (5.41%) JIRA
8 11 (4.95%) Travis CI
9 10 (4.50%) Maven
9 10 (4.50%) TeamCity
10 8 (3.60%) CircleCI
11 6 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (2.25%) Grunt
13 4 (1.80%) Gradle
13 4 (1.80%) gulp
14 3 (1.35%) JMeter
14 3 (1.35%) NeoLoad
14 3 (1.35%) Subversion
14 3 (1.35%) The Grinder
15 1 (0.45%) Selenium
General
1 19 (8.56%) Finance
2 11 (4.95%) Banking
3 10 (4.50%) Financial Institution
3 10 (4.50%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.05%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.80%) Legal
7 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 95 (42.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 50 (22.52%) Linux Engineer
3 36 (16.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 35 (15.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 34 (15.32%) Architect
6 33 (14.86%) Administrator
6 33 (14.86%) AWS Engineer
7 32 (14.41%) AWS DevOps
8 31 (13.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 28 (12.61%) Linux Administrator
10 23 (10.36%) Systems Administrator
11 20 (9.01%) J2EE Architect
11 20 (9.01%) Java Architect
11 20 (9.01%) Java/J2EE Architect
12 18 (8.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 16 (7.21%) Developer
14 15 (6.76%) Cloud Engineer
14 15 (6.76%) Platform Engineer
15 11 (4.95%) NOC Engineer
16 10 (4.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (24.77%) Web Services
2 34 (15.32%) Node.js
3 28 (12.61%) Kafka
4 27 (12.16%) Flask
5 26 (11.71%) LAMP
6 20 (9.01%) J2EE
7 14 (6.31%) Elastic Stack
8 12 (5.41%) Django
9 8 (3.60%) LAPP Stack
10 6 (2.70%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.70%) LEMP Stack
11 5 (2.25%) Celery
11 5 (2.25%) CSS
11 5 (2.25%) CSS3
11 5 (2.25%) HTML
11 5 (2.25%) HTML5
11 5 (2.25%) jQuery
11 5 (2.25%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (1.35%) .NET
12 3 (1.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 20 (9.01%) Computer Science
2 20 (9.01%) Public Cloud
3 16 (7.21%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (4.95%) Cyberthreat
4 11 (4.95%) Replication
5 10 (4.50%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.15%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (2.70%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.25%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.25%) Internet of Things
9 4 (1.80%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.90%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.90%) Fintech
12 1 (0.45%) Clustering
12 1 (0.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.45%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 189 (85.14%) Linux
2 36 (16.22%) CentOS
3 33 (14.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (13.51%) Unix
5 27 (12.16%) Ubuntu
5 27 (12.16%) Windows
6 24 (10.81%) Debian
7 8 (3.60%) CoreOS
8 3 (1.35%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.45%) AIX
10 1 (0.45%) HPUX
10 1 (0.45%) Solaris
10 1 (0.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (64.86%) DevOps
2 103 (46.40%) Configuration Management
3 64 (28.83%) Open Source
4 58 (26.13%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (13.96%) Software Engineering
7 30 (13.51%) Continuous Deployment
8 21 (9.46%) Deployment Automation
8 21 (9.46%) Microservices
8 21 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (9.01%) High Availability
9 20 (9.01%) Scrum
10 19 (8.56%) TDD
11 15 (6.76%) Artificial Intelligence
12 11 (4.95%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (4.95%) Innovative Thinking
12 11 (4.95%) Low Latency
12 11 (4.95%) SDLC
12 11 (4.95%) Test Automation
13 10 (4.50%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 170 (76.58%) Python
2 123 (55.41%) Bash Shell
3 64 (28.83%) Java
4 58 (26.13%) Ruby
5 50 (22.52%) Go
6 48 (21.62%) SQL
7 43 (19.37%) Perl
8 32 (14.41%) PHP
9 25 (11.26%) JavaScript
10 23 (10.36%) C++
11 14 (6.31%) Scala
12 12 (5.41%) C#
12 12 (5.41%) PowerShell
13 11 (4.95%) C
13 11 (4.95%) Erlang
14 4 (1.80%) Groovy
15 1 (0.45%) AWK
15 1 (0.45%) Clojure
15 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (13.51%) Degree
2 11 (4.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.70%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.35%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.90%) CCNA
5 2 (0.90%) CCNP
5 2 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.25%) GCP
2 3 (1.35%) QA
3 2 (0.90%) SLA
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 128 (57.66%) Docker
2 33 (14.86%) vSphere
3 26 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (7.21%) iptables
5 9 (4.05%) HDFS
6 8 (3.60%) VirtualBox
6 8 (3.60%) XenServer
7 5 (2.25%) VMware NSX
8 4 (1.80%) KVM
9 3 (1.35%) Hyper-V
9 3 (1.35%) Xen
10 2 (0.90%) Active Directory
10 2 (0.90%) RHEV
11 1 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.45%) oVirt
11 1 (0.45%) Squid
11 1 (0.45%) Varnish
11 1 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 184 (82.88%) Ansible
2 176 (79.28%) Puppet
3 106 (47.75%) Opscode Chef
4 86 (38.74%) Kubernetes
5 60 (27.03%) Terraform
6 46 (20.72%) Salt
7 35 (15.77%) Nagios
8 34 (15.32%) ZABBIX
9 31 (13.96%) Packer
9 31 (13.96%) Rancher
10 29 (13.06%) logstash
11 10 (4.50%) Capistrano
12 9 (4.05%) Cacti
13 8 (3.60%) SELinux
14 6 (2.70%) vRealize
15 5 (2.25%) Cobbler
15 5 (2.25%) Munin
15 5 (2.25%) Rundeck
16 4 (1.80%) Consul
17 3 (1.35%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 64 (28.83%) VMware
2 36 (16.22%) Red Hat
3 19 (8.56%) SolarWinds
4 15 (6.76%) Google
5 14 (6.31%) Microsoft
6 12 (5.41%) Atlassian
7 11 (4.95%) Splunk
8 9 (4.05%) New Relic
9 8 (3.60%) Oracle
9 8 (3.60%) Rackspace
10 7 (3.15%) Cisco
10 7 (3.15%) ServiceNow
11 6 (2.70%) Juniper
12 4 (1.80%) Cognizant
13 3 (1.35%) AppDynamics
13 3 (1.35%) Dynatrace
14 2 (0.90%) CheckPoint
14 2 (0.90%) Citrix
14 2 (0.90%) Cloudera
14 2 (0.90%) Remedy