Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 910 977 1023
Rank change year-on-year +67 +46 -42
Permanent jobs citing SaltStack 110 140 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.093% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.22% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 79 134 181
UK median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +22.73% -8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,000 £91,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -

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 51,065 63,706 77,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.92% 42.34% 44.25%
Number of salaries quoted 39,144 49,032 61,766
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 2020. 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 +81 109 £75,000 +11.11% 14
UK excluding London +122 52 £60,000 +4.35% 10
London -8 40 £75,000 +7.14% 4
South West +54 17 £80,000 +77.78% 1
North of England +72 13 £52,500 -20.75% 6
South East +55 8 £55,000 - 2
North West +49 7 £60,000 -9.43% 2
Midlands +32 7 £47,500 -
East of England +67 6 £75,000 +25.00% 1
East Midlands +29 6 £46,250 -
Yorkshire - 6 £37,750 - 3
Wales +1 1 £65,000 +68.83%
West Midlands - 1 £95,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 92 (83.64%) Ansible
2 84 (76.36%) DevOps
3 81 (73.64%) Puppet
4 75 (68.18%) AWS
5 71 (64.55%) Docker
6 68 (61.82%) Python
7 63 (57.27%) Linux
7 63 (57.27%) Terraform
8 60 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
9 54 (49.09%) Kubernetes
9 54 (49.09%) Azure
9 54 (49.09%) Bash Shell
10 47 (42.73%) Windows
11 43 (39.09%) PowerShell
12 39 (35.45%) Jenkins
13 34 (30.91%) AWS CloudFormation
13 34 (30.91%) Infrastructure Automation
14 33 (30.00%) OpenShift
14 33 (30.00%) Configuration Management
15 32 (29.09%) Packer
16 30 (27.27%) JIRA
17 29 (26.36%) Ruby
17 29 (26.36%) Public Cloud
18 28 (25.45%) Microsoft
19 27 (24.55%) VMware Infrastructure
19 27 (24.55%) VMware
19 27 (24.55%) Confluence
20 25 (22.73%) OpenStack
20 25 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
20 25 (22.73%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 (24.55%) Confluence
2 25 (22.73%) OpenStack
3 15 (13.64%) Cloud Foundry
4 8 (7.27%) Apache
4 8 (7.27%) IIS
5 5 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.73%) nginx
7 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 75 (68.18%) AWS
2 54 (49.09%) Azure
3 34 (30.91%) AWS CloudFormation
4 33 (30.00%) OpenShift
5 22 (20.00%) GCP
6 19 (17.27%) Slack
7 11 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (10.00%) Amazon ECS
7 11 (10.00%) Serverless
8 5 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (4.55%) Amazon S3
8 5 (4.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 5 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (3.64%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (3.64%) AWS CodeCommit
9 4 (3.64%) GitHub
9 4 (3.64%) Route 53
9 4 (3.64%) SaaS
9 4 (3.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (2.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.82%) Firewall
2 12 (10.91%) DMZ
3 7 (6.36%) SSL
4 4 (3.64%) Asterisk PBX
4 4 (3.64%) DNS
5 3 (2.73%) Internet
5 3 (2.73%) PBX
5 3 (2.73%) SMPP
5 3 (2.73%) SMS
5 3 (2.73%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.82%) DSL
6 2 (1.82%) InfiniBand
7 1 (0.91%) CTI
7 1 (0.91%) SSH
7 1 (0.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.45%) MySQL
2 11 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (6.36%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (6.36%) Redis
4 5 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.64%) Amazon Aurora
5 4 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.64%) MariaDB
5 4 (3.64%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.64%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.82%) Big Data
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.91%) GIS
7 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.91%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 39 (35.45%) Jenkins
2 30 (27.27%) JIRA
3 25 (22.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 23 (20.91%) Bitbucket
5 19 (17.27%) GoCD
6 18 (16.36%) JMeter
6 18 (16.36%) Selenium
7 16 (14.55%) Git (software)
8 12 (10.91%) CircleCI
9 7 (6.36%) GitLab
10 6 (5.45%) TeamCity
11 4 (3.64%) Liquibase
12 3 (2.73%) Artifactory
13 2 (1.82%) Subversion
13 2 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
14 1 (0.91%) Ant
14 1 (0.91%) CMake
14 1 (0.91%) Gradle
14 1 (0.91%) Maven
14 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (21.82%) Finance
2 14 (12.73%) Automotive
2 14 (12.73%) Retail
3 9 (8.18%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.82%) Law
4 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (32.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (19.09%) Cloud Engineer
3 19 (17.27%) AWS Engineer
4 16 (14.55%) Azure Engineer
5 12 (10.91%) Architect
6 9 (8.18%) Platform Engineer
7 8 (7.27%) Platform Architect
7 8 (7.27%) Principal Architect
8 7 (6.36%) DevOps Manager
8 7 (6.36%) Lead DevOps
9 5 (4.55%) Administrator
9 5 (4.55%) Build Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (4.55%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.64%) Linux Administrator
10 4 (3.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.64%) Senior Platform Engineer
10 4 (3.64%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.36%) JSON
2 10 (9.09%) Kafka
3 6 (5.45%) Node.js
4 5 (4.55%) Web Services
5 4 (3.64%) Hibernate
5 4 (3.64%) LAMP
5 4 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (3.64%) Spring Boot
5 4 (3.64%) YAML
6 2 (1.82%) .NET
6 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.82%) Django
6 2 (1.82%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (1.82%) OpenCV
6 2 (1.82%) React
6 2 (1.82%) Sensu
7 1 (0.91%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.91%) Flash
7 1 (0.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (26.36%) Public Cloud
2 18 (16.36%) Hybrid Cloud
2 18 (16.36%) PKI
3 8 (7.27%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.64%) Cloud Native
5 4 (3.64%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.82%) Blog
6 2 (1.82%) CUDA
6 2 (1.82%) Renewable Energy
6 2 (1.82%) Robotics
6 2 (1.82%) User Experience
7 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.91%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.91%) Clustering
7 1 (0.91%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.91%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.91%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 63 (57.27%) Linux
2 47 (42.73%) Windows
3 15 (13.64%) CentOS
4 13 (11.82%) Ubuntu
5 11 (10.00%) Debian
6 5 (4.55%) Windows Server
7 4 (3.64%) Unix
8 3 (2.73%) Fedora
8 3 (2.73%) FreeBSD
8 3 (2.73%) FreeNAS
9 2 (1.82%) Robot Operating System
9 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.91%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (76.36%) DevOps
2 34 (30.91%) Infrastructure Automation
3 33 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 25 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (21.82%) ITIL
5 24 (21.82%) Migration
6 23 (20.91%) Infrastructure as Code
7 21 (19.09%) Infrastructure Management
8 20 (18.18%) Load Balancing
9 19 (17.27%) Scrum
9 19 (17.27%) Test Automation
10 18 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 18 (16.36%) Presales
11 14 (12.73%) Machine Learning
12 13 (11.82%) Kanban
12 13 (11.82%) Software Architecture
13 12 (10.91%) Customer Requirements
13 12 (10.91%) Fintech
13 12 (10.91%) Project Delivery
14 11 (10.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (61.82%) Python
2 54 (49.09%) Bash Shell
3 43 (39.09%) PowerShell
4 29 (26.36%) Ruby
5 20 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 18 (16.36%) Go
7 15 (13.64%) Java
8 12 (10.91%) SQL
9 11 (10.00%) PHP
10 7 (6.36%) Perl
11 4 (3.64%) C++
12 3 (2.73%) C#
12 3 (2.73%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.82%) Groovy
13 2 (1.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (16.36%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.45%) Degree
3 4 (3.64%) AWS Certification
4 3 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.91%) CCNP
5 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.91%) CISSP
5 1 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.91%) CSPO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) GDPR
3 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 71 (64.55%) Docker
2 27 (24.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.64%) iptables
3 4 (3.64%) Xen
3 4 (3.64%) zsh
4 3 (2.73%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.73%) KVM
5 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.82%) GPFS
5 2 (1.82%) Lustre
5 2 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.82%) vSphere
6 1 (0.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.91%) Kamailio
6 1 (0.91%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 92 (83.64%) Ansible
2 81 (73.64%) Puppet
3 63 (57.27%) Terraform
4 60 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
5 54 (49.09%) Kubernetes
6 32 (29.09%) Packer
7 24 (21.82%) ZABBIX
8 21 (19.09%) Mesos
8 21 (19.09%) Nagios
9 18 (16.36%) HP SiteScope
10 14 (12.73%) Docker Swarm
11 8 (7.27%) Grafana
12 7 (6.36%) Salt
13 4 (3.64%) Kibana
13 4 (3.64%) logstash
14 3 (2.73%) Cobbler
14 3 (2.73%) FreeIPA
14 3 (2.73%) Proxmox
15 2 (1.82%) Graphite
16 1 (0.91%) Consul
Vendors
1 28 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 27 (24.55%) VMware
3 20 (18.18%) Google
4 18 (16.36%) Perforce
5 11 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 8 (7.27%) Atlassian
7 4 (3.64%) Percona
8 3 (2.73%) Ubiquiti
9 2 (1.82%) Alibaba
10 1 (0.91%) Splunk