Period
to 22 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 947 933 1068
Rank change year-on-year -14 +135 +56
Permanent jobs citing SaltStack 209 259 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.092%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.33% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 168 218 132
UK median annual salary £58,750 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.17% -8.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £36,100 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £79,125 £78,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,250 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.38% +16.67% -28.00%

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 71,672 78,770 85,454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.05% 44.58% 44.05%
Number of salaries quoted 55,495 60,964 69,291
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SaltStack in the UK

SaltStack
Top 11 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 September 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 -7 202 £63,750 +10.87% 23
London +5 128 £65,000 - 14
UK excluding London -5 75 £51,250 -2.38% 9
South East +31 35 £65,000 +44.44% 4
North of England +6 28 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Yorkshire +31 17 £35,000 -33.33%
North West -3 11 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Midlands +34 6 £45,000 -31.56% 1
Scotland - 6 £46,250 -
East Midlands +10 5 £45,000 +100.00% 1
West Midlands +31 1 £52,500 -27.59%

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (90.43%) Linux
2 157 (75.12%) Ansible
3 154 (73.68%) Puppet
4 152 (72.73%) Python
5 134 (64.11%) DevOps
6 119 (56.94%) Bash Shell
7 116 (55.50%) Amazon AWS
8 106 (50.72%) Docker
9 97 (46.41%) Opscode Chef
10 75 (35.89%) Configuration Management
11 74 (35.41%) Kubernetes
12 67 (32.06%) Open Source
13 66 (31.58%) VMware
14 65 (31.10%) Terraform
15 64 (30.62%) SQL
16 61 (29.19%) Java
17 59 (28.23%) Agile Software Development
18 58 (27.75%) Jenkins
19 53 (25.36%) Perl
19 53 (25.36%) Unix
20 49 (23.44%) Windows
20 49 (23.44%) PostgreSQL
21 48 (22.97%) Go
22 46 (22.01%) Red Hat
23 45 (21.53%) Problem-Solving
24 43 (20.57%) Ruby
25 39 (18.66%) Git (software)
26 38 (18.18%) MongoDB
26 38 (18.18%) PHP
27 37 (17.70%) Finance

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 30 (14.35%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (12.92%) CloudStack
3 26 (12.44%) OpenStack
4 18 (8.61%) nginx
5 14 (6.70%) Apache
6 7 (3.35%) Apache Spark
7 6 (2.87%) JBoss
8 4 (1.91%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.44%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.48%) Confluence
10 1 (0.48%) IIS
10 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 116 (55.50%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (13.88%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (12.44%) PaaS
5 23 (11.00%) Amazon S3
6 18 (8.61%) OpenShift
7 17 (8.13%) Route 53
8 16 (7.66%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (6.70%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (5.74%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (5.26%) Office 365
12 8 (3.83%) IaaS
13 7 (3.35%) CloudFront
13 7 (3.35%) GitHub
14 4 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (1.91%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (1.91%) CloudBees
14 4 (1.91%) Loggly
14 4 (1.91%) Serverless
14 4 (1.91%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 36 (17.22%) Firewall
2 16 (7.66%) WAN
3 15 (7.18%) SNMP
4 13 (6.22%) TCP/IP
5 12 (5.74%) DNS
5 12 (5.74%) SSH
6 11 (5.26%) SAN
6 11 (5.26%) VPN
7 10 (4.78%) HTTP
8 7 (3.35%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (3.35%) NAS
8 7 (3.35%) SSL
9 6 (2.87%) BGP
9 6 (2.87%) Internet
10 4 (1.91%) PBX
10 4 (1.91%) VSAN
11 3 (1.44%) PCoIP
11 3 (1.44%) VLAN
12 2 (0.96%) OSPF
13 1 (0.48%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (23.44%) PostgreSQL
2 38 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 34 (16.27%) Big Data
4 27 (12.92%) MySQL
5 22 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
6 19 (9.09%) NoSQL
7 15 (7.18%) Relational Database
8 12 (5.74%) Redis
9 11 (5.26%) SQL Server
10 10 (4.78%) DB2
11 7 (3.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 7 (3.35%) Hadoop
12 5 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (2.39%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.91%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (1.91%) HBase
14 3 (1.44%) Neo4j
15 1 (0.48%) Amazon Redshift
15 1 (0.48%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 58 (27.75%) Jenkins
2 39 (18.66%) Git (software)
3 27 (12.92%) GitLab
4 20 (9.57%) JIRA
5 12 (5.74%) Vagrant
6 8 (3.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (3.83%) Maven
7 6 (2.87%) Bitbucket
8 5 (2.39%) Subversion
9 4 (1.91%) Travis CI
10 3 (1.44%) Grunt
10 3 (1.44%) Selenium
10 3 (1.44%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.48%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.48%) CF BOSH
12 1 (0.48%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.48%) NeoLoad
12 1 (0.48%) Spinnaker
12 1 (0.48%) The Grinder
General
1 37 (17.70%) Finance
2 22 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.22%) Legal
4 11 (5.26%) Banking
5 10 (4.78%) Financial Institution
5 10 (4.78%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.48%) Automotive
6 1 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 66 (31.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 46 (22.01%) Linux Engineer
3 41 (19.62%) Administrator
4 32 (15.31%) Systems Administrator
5 29 (13.88%) Architect
5 29 (13.88%) Linux Administrator
6 24 (11.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 20 (9.57%) J2EE Architect
7 20 (9.57%) Java Architect
7 20 (9.57%) Java/J2EE Architect
7 20 (9.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 20 (9.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 19 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
8 19 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
8 19 (9.09%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 17 (8.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (7.66%) Developer
11 14 (6.70%) AWS DevOps
12 12 (5.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 12 (5.74%) Linux DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.83%) Web Services
2 23 (11.00%) Flask
3 22 (10.53%) J2EE
3 22 (10.53%) Kafka
4 17 (8.13%) Node.js
5 15 (7.18%) Jinja
5 15 (7.18%) LAMP
6 13 (6.22%) Django
7 10 (4.78%) LEMP Stack
8 9 (4.31%) RESTful
9 7 (3.35%) .NET
9 7 (3.35%) Celery
9 7 (3.35%) Elastic Stack
9 7 (3.35%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (2.87%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.87%) LAPP Stack
11 5 (2.39%) JSON
11 5 (2.39%) Spring Boot
12 4 (1.91%) YAML
13 3 (1.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.96%) Public Cloud
2 19 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (8.61%) Data Centre
4 16 (7.66%) Linux Command Line
5 13 (6.22%) Fintech
6 11 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
7 10 (4.78%) Client/Server
7 10 (4.78%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.87%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (2.39%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.91%) Replication
11 3 (1.44%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.96%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.96%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Cloud
13 1 (0.48%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 189 (90.43%) Linux
2 53 (25.36%) Unix
3 49 (23.44%) Windows
4 34 (16.27%) CentOS
5 28 (13.40%) Ubuntu
6 26 (12.44%) Debian
7 21 (10.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (6.22%) DC/OS
9 10 (4.78%) Windows Server
10 4 (1.91%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.96%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.48%) Solaris
12 1 (0.48%) SUSE
12 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (64.11%) DevOps
2 75 (35.89%) Configuration Management
3 67 (32.06%) Open Source
4 59 (28.23%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (21.53%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (14.35%) Test Automation
7 23 (11.00%) Software Engineering
8 21 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (9.57%) Mentoring
9 20 (9.57%) Microservices
10 19 (9.09%) Load Balancing
11 18 (8.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 18 (8.61%) Scrum
12 17 (8.13%) High Availability
13 16 (7.66%) Continuous Delivery
13 16 (7.66%) Service Delivery
14 15 (7.18%) Change Control
15 13 (6.22%) Project Management
15 13 (6.22%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 12 (5.74%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 152 (72.73%) Python
2 119 (56.94%) Bash Shell
3 64 (30.62%) SQL
4 61 (29.19%) Java
5 53 (25.36%) Perl
6 48 (22.97%) Go
7 43 (20.57%) Ruby
8 38 (18.18%) PHP
9 31 (14.83%) PowerShell
10 23 (11.00%) C++
11 16 (7.66%) JavaScript
11 16 (7.66%) Shell Script
12 13 (6.22%) PL/SQL
13 11 (5.26%) C
14 10 (4.78%) Erlang
15 9 (4.31%) Scala
16 4 (1.91%) C#
17 2 (0.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (7.66%) Degree
2 9 (4.31%) AWS Certification
3 7 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.91%) MCSA
4 4 (1.91%) MCSE
4 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.96%) RHCE
5 2 (0.96%) RHCSA
5 2 (0.96%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) CCNA
6 1 (0.48%) CCNP
6 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.48%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.35%) QA
2 3 (1.44%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) GDPR
3 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 106 (50.72%) Docker
2 32 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (14.35%) vSphere
4 15 (7.18%) Active Directory
4 15 (7.18%) iptables
5 10 (4.78%) KVM
6 8 (3.83%) Hyper-V
7 7 (3.35%) oVirt
8 5 (2.39%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.91%) HDFS
9 4 (1.91%) RHEV
9 4 (1.91%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.91%) VirtualBox
9 4 (1.91%) VMware NSX
10 3 (1.44%) pfSense
10 3 (1.44%) Xen
11 2 (0.96%) Ceph
11 2 (0.96%) GlusterFS
11 2 (0.96%) PowerDNS
11 2 (0.96%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 157 (75.12%) Ansible
2 154 (73.68%) Puppet
3 97 (46.41%) Opscode Chef
4 74 (35.41%) Kubernetes
5 65 (31.10%) Terraform
6 37 (17.70%) Rancher
7 34 (16.27%) ZABBIX
8 33 (15.79%) Salt
9 27 (12.92%) Nagios
10 24 (11.48%) logstash
11 16 (7.66%) Cacti
11 16 (7.66%) Packer
12 14 (6.70%) Mesos
13 13 (6.22%) Munin
14 6 (2.87%) vRealize
15 5 (2.39%) Cobbler
15 5 (2.39%) rkt
15 5 (2.39%) Rundeck
16 3 (1.44%) Icinga
16 3 (1.44%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 66 (31.58%) VMware
2 46 (22.01%) Red Hat
3 25 (11.96%) Microsoft
4 24 (11.48%) Oracle
5 17 (8.13%) SolarWinds
6 12 (5.74%) Google
7 11 (5.26%) Citrix
8 9 (4.31%) Cisco
9 7 (3.35%) Atlassian
10 6 (2.87%) ServiceNow
10 6 (2.87%) Splunk
11 5 (2.39%) Juniper
11 5 (2.39%) New Relic
12 4 (1.91%) Mitel
12 4 (1.91%) Rackspace
13 3 (1.44%) AppDynamics
13 3 (1.44%) NetApp
13 3 (1.44%) Okta
14 2 (0.96%) CheckPoint
14 2 (0.96%) EMC