Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 944 959 910
Rank change year-on-year +15 -49 +182
Permanent jobs citing SaltStack 148 219 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.29% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 121 179 205
UK median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.73% -8.33% -4.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £84,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +21.05%

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 61,566 75,854 74,913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.39% 43.99% 44.24%
Number of salaries quoted 47,095 59,232 60,222
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,550 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% -1.19%

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 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for SaltStack in the UK

SaltStack
Top 12 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 24 May 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 +4 147 £67,500 +22.73% 3
London +66 104 £67,500 -0.74% 2
UK excluding London +6 44 £55,000 +4.76% 1
South East +4 22 £55,000 -8.33% 1
North of England +3 12 £60,000 +14.29%
North West +18 11 £62,500 +19.05%
Midlands +26 7 £35,000 -32.69%
East Midlands +39 6 £35,000 -22.22%
East of England +75 2 £60,000 +9.09%
Wales +12 1 £38,500 -26.67%
West Midlands +8 1 £50,000 -15.25%
Yorkshire -25 1 £50,000 -4.76%

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 124 (83.78%) Amazon AWS
2 120 (81.08%) Puppet
3 114 (77.03%) DevOps
4 109 (73.65%) Opscode Chef
5 102 (68.92%) Ansible
6 92 (62.16%) Linux
7 78 (52.70%) Configuration Management
8 75 (50.68%) Microsoft Azure
9 67 (45.27%) Jenkins
10 61 (41.22%) Python
10 61 (41.22%) Terraform
11 60 (40.54%) Docker
12 55 (37.16%) Google Cloud Platform
13 54 (36.49%) Kubernetes
14 52 (35.14%) Web Services
15 48 (32.43%) PowerShell
16 46 (31.08%) Windows
17 45 (30.41%) Google
18 44 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
19 43 (29.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 43 (29.05%) Finance
20 41 (27.70%) Continuous Delivery
21 40 (27.03%) Java
22 39 (26.35%) Amazon EC2
23 37 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
24 35 (23.65%) VMware
24 35 (23.65%) Salt
24 35 (23.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 34 (22.97%) Amazon S3
26 33 (22.30%) VMware Infrastructure

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 27 (18.24%) Apache
2 25 (16.89%) Apache Spark
3 12 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (7.43%) nginx
5 10 (6.76%) Confluence
6 8 (5.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (4.05%) Tomcat
8 5 (3.38%) OpenStack
9 4 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (2.70%) JBoss
10 3 (2.03%) CloudStack
10 3 (2.03%) IIS
11 2 (1.35%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (1.35%) Drupal
11 2 (1.35%) Jupyter
12 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 124 (83.78%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (50.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (37.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 39 (26.35%) Amazon EC2
5 34 (22.97%) Amazon S3
6 31 (20.95%) GitHub
7 29 (19.59%) AWS CloudFormation
8 19 (12.84%) Serverless
9 16 (10.81%) Amazon ELB
9 16 (10.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 16 (10.81%) AWS Lambda
10 15 (10.14%) Route 53
11 10 (6.76%) OpenShift
12 8 (5.41%) Apigee
12 8 (5.41%) Slack
13 7 (4.73%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (3.38%) Office 365
15 4 (2.70%) PaaS
16 3 (2.03%) Azure Stack
17 2 (1.35%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.84%) Firewall
2 15 (10.14%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.08%) WAN
4 8 (5.41%) VLAN
5 5 (3.38%) HTTP
6 4 (2.70%) FTP
6 4 (2.70%) LAN
6 4 (2.70%) PCoIP
6 4 (2.70%) SAN
6 4 (2.70%) SSH
7 3 (2.03%) DNS
7 3 (2.03%) SNMP
8 2 (1.35%) VPN
9 1 (0.68%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.68%) DHCP
9 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.68%) IMAP
9 1 (0.68%) NAS
9 1 (0.68%) Skype
9 1 (0.68%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.22%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (14.19%) Amazon RDS
2 21 (14.19%) Hadoop
2 21 (14.19%) MongoDB
3 18 (12.16%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (10.81%) Amazon Redshift
5 10 (6.76%) MySQL
6 8 (5.41%) MariaDB
7 7 (4.73%) SQL Server
8 6 (4.05%) Big Data
8 6 (4.05%) Redis
9 4 (2.70%) HBase
9 4 (2.70%) Neo4j
9 4 (2.70%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.35%) BigQuery
10 2 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 67 (45.27%) Jenkins
2 43 (29.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 29 (19.59%) TeamCity
4 28 (18.92%) Octopus Deploy
5 27 (18.24%) Selenium
6 20 (13.51%) Git (software)
7 15 (10.14%) Maven
8 12 (8.11%) JIRA
9 10 (6.76%) Bitbucket
10 8 (5.41%) JMeter
11 6 (4.05%) GoCD
12 4 (2.70%) Subversion
12 4 (2.70%) Travis CI
13 2 (1.35%) GitLab
13 2 (1.35%) PHPUnit
14 1 (0.68%) CA Release Automation
14 1 (0.68%) Gradle
14 1 (0.68%) Spinnaker
14 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (29.05%) Finance
2 7 (4.73%) Marketing
3 4 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.35%) Banking
4 2 (1.35%) Publishing
5 1 (0.68%) Law
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (40.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (22.30%) AWS Engineer
3 24 (16.22%) Developer
4 21 (14.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (14.19%) PowerShell Engineer
5 20 (13.51%) Java Developer
5 20 (13.51%) VMware Engineer
6 19 (12.84%) Software Engineer
7 18 (12.16%) AWS DevOps
7 18 (12.16%) Java Software Developer
8 16 (10.81%) Senior DevOps
9 15 (10.14%) AWS Developer
9 15 (10.14%) J2EE Developer
9 15 (10.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 15 (10.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 14 (9.46%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 14 (9.46%) Java Engineer
10 14 (9.46%) Java Software Engineer
11 13 (8.78%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (8.78%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (35.14%) Web Services
2 20 (13.51%) J2EE
3 17 (11.49%) AngularJS
4 16 (10.81%) J2SE
4 16 (10.81%) React
5 14 (9.46%) Node.js
6 10 (6.76%) Meteor
7 9 (6.08%) REST
8 8 (5.41%) JSON
8 8 (5.41%) LAMP
8 8 (5.41%) LEMP Stack
9 5 (3.38%) LAPP Stack
10 4 (2.70%) Hibernate
10 4 (2.70%) jQuery
10 4 (2.70%) LDAP
10 4 (2.70%) RESTful
10 4 (2.70%) Sensu
10 4 (2.70%) Spring
10 4 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (1.35%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.92%) Fintech
2 16 (10.81%) Mobile App
3 11 (7.43%) Public Cloud
4 9 (6.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (5.41%) Hedge funds
5 8 (5.41%) PKI
6 7 (4.73%) Algorithms
6 7 (4.73%) Data Centre
6 7 (4.73%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (4.05%) Enterprise Cloud
8 4 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.03%) Clustering
9 3 (2.03%) Marketing Technology
9 3 (2.03%) Private Cloud
9 3 (2.03%) Replication
10 2 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.35%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 92 (62.16%) Linux
2 46 (31.08%) Windows
3 17 (11.49%) Unix
4 16 (10.81%) CentOS
5 11 (7.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (6.76%) Ubuntu
7 7 (4.73%) Debian
8 1 (0.68%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.68%) Android
8 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.68%) SUSE
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (77.03%) DevOps
2 78 (52.70%) Configuration Management
3 44 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (27.70%) Continuous Delivery
5 37 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (23.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 30 (20.27%) Software Engineering
8 29 (19.59%) Microservices
9 27 (18.24%) Presales
10 26 (17.57%) Artificial Intelligence
11 24 (16.22%) Test Automation
12 20 (13.51%) Build Automation
13 19 (12.84%) Scrum
14 17 (11.49%) Asset Management
14 17 (11.49%) Data Science
14 17 (11.49%) Infrastructure as Code
14 17 (11.49%) Mentoring
15 15 (10.14%) Contract Negotiation
16 13 (8.78%) Computer Science
17 10 (6.76%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (41.22%) Python
2 48 (32.43%) PowerShell
3 40 (27.03%) Java
4 30 (20.27%) Bash Shell
5 28 (18.92%) SQL
6 21 (14.19%) Ruby
7 16 (10.81%) TypeScript
8 13 (8.78%) PHP
9 8 (5.41%) JavaScript
10 7 (4.73%) Perl
11 3 (2.03%) Go
11 3 (2.03%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.68%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.68%) C
12 1 (0.68%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 15 (10.14%) Degree
2 11 (7.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (4.73%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 60 (40.54%) Docker
2 33 (22.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.38%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.70%) vSphere
6 3 (2.03%) iptables
6 3 (2.03%) Varnish
7 2 (1.35%) KVM
8 1 (0.68%) NFS
8 1 (0.68%) RHEV
8 1 (0.68%) vCloud
8 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 120 (81.08%) Puppet
2 109 (73.65%) Opscode Chef
3 102 (68.92%) Ansible
4 61 (41.22%) Terraform
5 54 (36.49%) Kubernetes
6 35 (23.65%) Salt
7 20 (13.51%) Packer
8 18 (12.16%) ZABBIX
9 17 (11.49%) Prometheus
10 16 (10.81%) Nagios
11 11 (7.43%) Docker Swarm
12 10 (6.76%) Cobbler
12 10 (6.76%) Mesos
13 8 (5.41%) HP SiteScope
14 3 (2.03%) Grafana
14 3 (2.03%) Graphite
14 3 (2.03%) Graylog
14 3 (2.03%) HAProxy
14 3 (2.03%) logstash
15 2 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (30.41%) Google
2 35 (23.65%) VMware
3 16 (10.81%) Red Hat
4 11 (7.43%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.41%) Adobe
5 8 (5.41%) Perforce
5 8 (5.41%) SolarWinds
6 7 (4.73%) Oracle
7 5 (3.38%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.70%) Cisco
8 4 (2.70%) Citrix
9 3 (2.03%) EMC
9 3 (2.03%) New Relic
9 3 (2.03%) Symantec
10 1 (0.68%) Splunk