Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 961 1036 1084
Rank change year-on-year +75 +48 +149
Permanent jobs citing SaltStack 222 189 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.099% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 195 150 194
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% -7.69% +13.04%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £88,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -20.83% +9.09%

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 80478 83375 98527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.56% 43.83% 45.66%
Number of salaries quoted 62276 67313 80223
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +64 217 £57,500 -4.17% 24
London -6 130 £66,250 +1.92% 15
UK excluding London +88 91 £52,500 +10.53% 9
North of England +41 55 £52,500 - 4
North West +4 28 £52,500 - 2
Yorkshire +44 26 £52,500 -6.67% 2
South East +55 16 £55,000 +120.00% 3
Midlands +32 8 £59,000 +12.38% 2
South West +7 7 £50,000 +42.86%
West Midlands +6 6 £65,750 +31.50% 1
Wales +11 5 £40,000 +6.67%
East Midlands +38 2 £23,750 -68.33% 1
East of England +15 1 £70,000 +55.56%
North East +7 1 £32,500 -27.78%

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 206 (92.79%) Puppet
2 202 (90.99%) Ansible
3 199 (89.64%) Linux
4 190 (85.59%) Opscode Chef
5 181 (81.53%) Python
6 172 (77.48%) DevOps
7 163 (73.42%) Amazon AWS
8 128 (57.66%) Configuration Management
9 123 (55.41%) Jenkins
10 115 (51.80%) Bash Shell
11 112 (50.45%) Ruby
12 103 (46.40%) Docker
13 87 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
14 85 (38.29%) Continuous Integration
15 79 (35.59%) Git (software)
16 75 (33.78%) Microsoft Azure
16 75 (33.78%) OpenStack
17 72 (32.43%) Kubernetes
17 72 (32.43%) Windows
18 71 (31.98%) Red Hat
19 62 (27.93%) Nagios
20 58 (26.13%) Perl
21 57 (25.68%) Salt
22 55 (24.77%) Web Services
23 53 (23.87%) CentOS
23 53 (23.87%) Apache Cassandra
24 52 (23.42%) Google Cloud Platform
25 50 (22.52%) MongoDB
25 50 (22.52%) Apache
26 49 (22.07%) VMware

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 75 (33.78%) OpenStack
2 50 (22.52%) Apache
3 33 (14.86%) IIS
4 32 (14.41%) Cloud Foundry
5 30 (13.51%) nginx
6 23 (10.36%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (9.01%) CloudStack
8 18 (8.11%) Tomcat
9 6 (2.70%) Confluence
10 3 (1.35%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.90%) JBoss
12 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 163 (73.42%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (33.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (23.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 20 (9.01%) IaaS
5 17 (7.66%) OpenShift
6 15 (6.76%) Loggly
6 15 (6.76%) Sumo Logic
7 14 (6.31%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (5.86%) PaaS
9 12 (5.41%) CloudBees
10 11 (4.95%) GitHub
11 10 (4.50%) Google Compute Engine
12 6 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (2.70%) SaaS
13 4 (1.80%) DigitalOcean
14 3 (1.35%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
16 1 (0.45%) Datadog
16 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 30 (13.51%) Firewall
3 26 (11.71%) VLAN
4 21 (9.46%) Internet
5 15 (6.76%) LAN
5 15 (6.76%) WAN
6 14 (6.31%) SNMP
7 11 (4.95%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (4.05%) SAN
9 8 (3.60%) DNS
9 8 (3.60%) NAS
10 6 (2.70%) Ethernet
10 6 (2.70%) HTTP
10 6 (2.70%) InfiniBand
10 6 (2.70%) SMTP
11 5 (2.25%) VSAN
12 3 (1.35%) DHCP
13 1 (0.45%) Kerberos
13 1 (0.45%) LDAP
13 1 (0.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (23.87%) Apache Cassandra
2 50 (22.52%) MongoDB
3 47 (21.17%) MySQL
4 37 (16.67%) Redis
5 34 (15.32%) PostgreSQL
6 31 (13.96%) Hadoop
7 27 (12.16%) SQL Server
8 24 (10.81%) NoSQL
9 21 (9.46%) MariaDB
10 15 (6.76%) Big Data
11 13 (5.86%) Relational Database
12 10 (4.50%) Oracle Database
13 9 (4.05%) Riak
14 8 (3.60%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (3.60%) Oracle Exadata
15 7 (3.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 3 (1.35%) HBase
17 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 123 (55.41%) Jenkins
2 79 (35.59%) Git (software)
3 49 (22.07%) Vagrant
4 40 (18.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 20 (9.01%) Maven
6 17 (7.66%) TeamCity
7 13 (5.86%) Hudson
7 13 (5.86%) JIRA
8 12 (5.41%) Grunt
9 8 (3.60%) Subversion
10 7 (3.15%) AnthillPro
10 7 (3.15%) ClearCase
10 7 (3.15%) CruiseControl
10 7 (3.15%) GitLab
10 7 (3.15%) GoCD
10 7 (3.15%) HP UFT
10 7 (3.15%) IBM UrbanCode
10 7 (3.15%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (3.15%) Selenium
10 7 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (9.91%) Finance
2 10 (4.50%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.15%) Banking
3 7 (3.15%) Online Betting
4 3 (1.35%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.45%) Games
5 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.45%) Law
5 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 112 (50.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 69 (31.08%) Linux Engineer
3 64 (28.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 62 (27.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 47 (21.17%) AWS DevOps
5 47 (21.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 47 (21.17%) AWS Engineer
6 26 (11.71%) Administrator
7 21 (9.46%) Cloud Engineer
7 21 (9.46%) Consultant
8 17 (7.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (7.21%) DevOps Consultant
10 14 (6.31%) Developer
10 14 (6.31%) PowerShell Engineer
10 14 (6.31%) Senior DevOps
10 14 (6.31%) Systems Engineer
11 13 (5.86%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (5.86%) DBA
11 13 (5.86%) Linux Administrator
11 13 (5.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (24.77%) Web Services
2 38 (17.12%) Node.js
3 35 (15.77%) LAMP
4 34 (15.32%) Elastic Stack
5 28 (12.61%) LEMP Stack
6 22 (9.91%) LAPP Stack
7 18 (8.11%) Sensu
8 16 (7.21%) Kafka
9 12 (5.41%) AngularJS
9 12 (5.41%) CSS
9 12 (5.41%) CSS3
9 12 (5.41%) HTML
9 12 (5.41%) HTML5
9 12 (5.41%) jQuery
9 12 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (4.05%) Apache Camel
11 6 (2.70%) Spring
11 6 (2.70%) Spring Boot
12 5 (2.25%) REST
13 4 (1.80%) OpenVZ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.41%) Data Centre
2 23 (10.36%) Public Cloud
3 20 (9.01%) Computer Science
4 19 (8.56%) Private Cloud
5 12 (5.41%) Cloud Native
6 11 (4.95%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.60%) Clustering
7 8 (3.60%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.70%) LIMS
9 6 (2.70%) Replication
10 5 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (2.25%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.45%) Fintech
12 1 (0.45%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.45%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 199 (89.64%) Linux
2 72 (32.43%) Windows
3 53 (23.87%) CentOS
4 46 (20.72%) Unix
5 42 (18.92%) Ubuntu
6 20 (9.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (7.66%) Debian
8 16 (7.21%) Windows Server
9 13 (5.86%) CoreOS
9 13 (5.86%) Solaris
10 9 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (2.70%) Fedora
12 1 (0.45%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (77.48%) DevOps
2 128 (57.66%) Configuration Management
3 87 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (38.29%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (20.27%) Software Engineering
6 41 (18.47%) Open Source
7 30 (13.51%) Continuous Delivery
8 26 (11.71%) Continuous Deployment
9 19 (8.56%) Migration
9 19 (8.56%) TDD
10 16 (7.21%) Load Balancing
11 15 (6.76%) ITIL
11 15 (6.76%) Software Delivery
12 13 (5.86%) Capacity Planning
12 13 (5.86%) Scrum
13 12 (5.41%) Coaching
14 11 (4.95%) Task Automation
15 9 (4.05%) Mentoring
16 8 (3.60%) Collaborative Working
16 8 (3.60%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 181 (81.53%) Python
2 115 (51.80%) Bash Shell
3 112 (50.45%) Ruby
4 58 (26.13%) Perl
5 40 (18.02%) Java
6 36 (16.22%) Go
7 32 (14.41%) PowerShell
7 32 (14.41%) SQL
8 31 (13.96%) PHP
9 20 (9.01%) C#
9 20 (9.01%) C++
10 17 (7.66%) JavaScript
11 16 (7.21%) Scala
12 8 (3.60%) Bourne shell
12 8 (3.60%) PL/SQL
13 6 (2.70%) VB
14 5 (2.25%) Korn
15 4 (1.80%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (15.77%) Degree
2 10 (4.50%) SC Cleared
2 10 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (2.70%) PhD
4 4 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.35%) CCNA
5 3 (1.35%) CCNP
5 3 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.45%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.45%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.01%) GCP
2 6 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.35%) DICOM
4 3 (1.35%) HL7
5 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 103 (46.40%) Docker
2 37 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (8.11%) Varnish
4 8 (3.60%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (3.60%) Xen
5 7 (3.15%) VirtualBox
5 7 (3.15%) vSphere
6 6 (2.70%) Ceph
6 6 (2.70%) GPFS
6 6 (2.70%) KVM
6 6 (2.70%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 5 (2.25%) VMware NSX
8 4 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.35%) HDFS
10 1 (0.45%) QEMU
10 1 (0.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 206 (92.79%) Puppet
2 202 (90.99%) Ansible
3 190 (85.59%) Opscode Chef
4 72 (32.43%) Kubernetes
5 62 (27.93%) Nagios
6 57 (25.68%) Salt
7 46 (20.72%) ZABBIX
8 38 (17.12%) Terraform
9 23 (10.36%) Packer
10 18 (8.11%) Graphite
10 18 (8.11%) HAProxy
11 13 (5.86%) logstash
12 12 (5.41%) Icinga
13 11 (4.95%) Graylog
14 10 (4.50%) Prometheus
15 9 (4.05%) Grafana
16 8 (3.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 8 (3.60%) Oracle RMAN
17 7 (3.15%) CA Service Virtualization
18 6 (2.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 71 (31.98%) Red Hat
2 49 (22.07%) VMware
3 33 (14.86%) Google
4 31 (13.96%) Microsoft
5 30 (13.51%) Oracle
6 23 (10.36%) New Relic
7 20 (9.01%) Rackspace
8 18 (8.11%) Splunk
9 17 (7.66%) SolarWinds
10 15 (6.76%) Cisco
11 10 (4.50%) Atlassian
11 10 (4.50%) Dynatrace
12 7 (3.15%) AppDynamics
12 7 (3.15%) CA
12 7 (3.15%) IBM
12 7 (3.15%) XebiaLabs
13 6 (2.70%) Intel
13 6 (2.70%) Veritas
14 5 (2.25%) ServiceNow
15 2 (0.90%) NetApp