Period
to 14 September 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 14 September 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
14 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 938 992 937
Rank change year-on-year +54 -55 +154
Permanent jobs citing SaltStack 135 206 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.28% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 96 162 228
UK median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.73% -4.35% -8.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,800 £33,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £75,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 60,281 72,389 79,280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.75% 43.16% 44.67%
Number of salaries quoted 45,883 55,993 61,367
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 14 September 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 14 September 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 +36 134 £67,500 +20.00% 23
London +59 86 £75,000 +15.38% 7
UK excluding London +18 43 £52,500 - 16
South East +19 24 £55,000 -15.38% 6
Midlands +40 11 £40,000 -11.11%
East Midlands +30 8 £37,500 -16.67%
North of England -9 5 £65,000 +44.44% 4
North West +11 4 £65,000 +44.44% 3
West Midlands +24 3 £50,000 -4.76%
South West - 2 £67,500 - 3
Yorkshire -11 1 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 14 September 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.

1 119 (88.15%) Puppet
2 117 (86.67%) Ansible
3 104 (77.04%) AWS
4 97 (71.85%) DevOps
5 81 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
6 80 (59.26%) Linux
7 77 (57.04%) Python
8 76 (56.30%) Configuration Management
9 72 (53.33%) Docker
10 68 (50.37%) Kubernetes
11 67 (49.63%) Jenkins
12 62 (45.93%) Terraform
13 58 (42.96%) PowerShell
14 52 (38.52%) Azure
15 50 (37.04%) Bash Shell
16 45 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 42 (31.11%) Windows
18 40 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
18 40 (29.63%) VMware
19 39 (28.89%) Continuous Delivery
19 39 (28.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 38 (28.15%) Presales
20 38 (28.15%) VMware Infrastructure
21 37 (27.41%) Packer
22 35 (25.93%) Test Automation
23 34 (25.19%) AWS CloudFormation
24 32 (23.70%) Finance
24 32 (23.70%) Ruby
24 32 (23.70%) Java
25 31 (22.96%) ZABBIX

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 25 (18.52%) Confluence
2 13 (9.63%) nginx
3 11 (8.15%) Apache
4 9 (6.67%) IIS
5 5 (3.70%) Apache Spark
5 5 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.70%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.96%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.48%) CloudStack
8 2 (1.48%) JBoss
8 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 104 (77.04%) AWS
2 52 (38.52%) Azure
3 34 (25.19%) AWS CloudFormation
4 23 (17.04%) OpenShift
5 22 (16.30%) Slack
6 21 (15.56%) GCP
6 21 (15.56%) GitHub
7 10 (7.41%) Amazon ECS
8 9 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (6.67%) SaaS
9 4 (2.96%) Amazon S3
9 4 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (2.22%) Route 53
10 3 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (1.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (1.48%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 2 (1.48%) CloudFront
11 2 (1.48%) NuGet
11 2 (1.48%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.63%) Firewall
2 12 (8.89%) SAN
3 9 (6.67%) DSL
4 5 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.22%) DNS
5 3 (2.22%) Internet
5 3 (2.22%) SNMP
5 3 (2.22%) SSH
5 3 (2.22%) VLAN
6 2 (1.48%) LAN
6 2 (1.48%) Network Security
6 2 (1.48%) SSL
6 2 (1.48%) WAN
7 1 (0.74%) 5G
7 1 (0.74%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.74%) DMZ
7 1 (0.74%) HTTP
7 1 (0.74%) Skype
7 1 (0.74%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.33%) MySQL
2 15 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 15 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.19%) MariaDB
3 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (4.44%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.96%) Neo4j
6 3 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.22%) Big Data
6 3 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.22%) Redis
6 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 67 (49.63%) Jenkins
2 45 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 28 (20.74%) Git (software)
4 26 (19.26%) JIRA
5 25 (18.52%) Bitbucket
6 23 (17.04%) Selenium
6 23 (17.04%) TeamCity
7 22 (16.30%) JMeter
8 20 (14.81%) GoCD
9 18 (13.33%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (8.89%) Maven
11 3 (2.22%) CircleCI
12 2 (1.48%) Artifactory
12 2 (1.48%) CF BOSH
12 2 (1.48%) Chocolatey
12 2 (1.48%) GitLab
12 2 (1.48%) Subversion
12 2 (1.48%) Travis CI
13 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket Server
13 1 (0.74%) TestNG
General
1 32 (23.70%) Finance
2 5 (3.70%) Retail
3 4 (2.96%) Marketing
4 3 (2.22%) Law
5 1 (0.74%) Automotive
5 1 (0.74%) Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Front Office
5 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (42.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (14.81%) AWS Engineer
4 19 (14.07%) Cloud Engineer
5 15 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (10.37%) PowerShell Engineer
6 14 (10.37%) VMware Engineer
7 12 (8.89%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (8.89%) Unix Engineer
7 12 (8.89%) Unix Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (8.89%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 10 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (6.67%) Developer
10 8 (5.93%) Architect
10 8 (5.93%) AWS DevOps
10 8 (5.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 8 (5.93%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
11 7 (5.19%) Senior DevOps
11 7 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (20.74%) Web Services
2 22 (16.30%) JSON
3 10 (7.41%) Node.js
4 9 (6.67%) Kafka
4 9 (6.67%) Meteor
5 8 (5.93%) LEMP Stack
6 7 (5.19%) .NET
6 7 (5.19%) ASP.NET
6 7 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (4.44%) LAMP
8 4 (2.96%) REST
9 3 (2.22%) LAPP Stack
9 3 (2.22%) Spring
10 2 (1.48%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (1.48%) Express
10 2 (1.48%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.48%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (1.48%) Sensu
10 2 (1.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (1.48%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.78%) Hybrid Cloud
2 23 (17.04%) Public Cloud
3 22 (16.30%) PKI
4 17 (12.59%) Data Centre
5 12 (8.89%) Clustering
5 12 (8.89%) Replication
6 9 (6.67%) Cloud Native
7 7 (5.19%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (4.44%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (2.96%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (2.22%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.48%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.48%) Fat Client
11 2 (1.48%) Private Cloud
11 2 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (1.48%) Semantic Web
11 2 (1.48%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.74%) CUDA
12 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 80 (59.26%) Linux
2 42 (31.11%) Windows
3 20 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (11.85%) Unix
5 14 (10.37%) CentOS
6 12 (8.89%) Ubuntu
7 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (5.19%) Debian
8 7 (5.19%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.48%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (1.48%) Fedora
10 1 (0.74%) Android
10 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.74%) Robot Operating System
10 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (71.85%) DevOps
2 76 (56.30%) Configuration Management
3 40 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (28.89%) Continuous Delivery
4 39 (28.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 38 (28.15%) Presales
6 35 (25.93%) Test Automation
7 30 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (17.04%) Fintech
8 23 (17.04%) ITIL
9 22 (16.30%) Infrastructure Management
9 22 (16.30%) Load Balancing
10 21 (15.56%) Infrastructure Automation
11 15 (11.11%) Build Automation
12 14 (10.37%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (10.37%) Software Engineering
13 12 (8.89%) Computer Science
13 12 (8.89%) Virtual Infrastructure
14 11 (8.15%) Migration
14 11 (8.15%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 77 (57.04%) Python
2 58 (42.96%) PowerShell
3 50 (37.04%) Bash Shell
4 32 (23.70%) Java
4 32 (23.70%) Ruby
5 27 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 19 (14.07%) SQL
7 14 (10.37%) PHP
8 11 (8.15%) Go
9 9 (6.67%) C#
9 9 (6.67%) Groovy
10 7 (5.19%) Perl
11 6 (4.44%) C++
12 5 (3.70%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.22%) C
14 2 (1.48%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.74%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 21 (15.56%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.89%) Degree
3 9 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.59%) SLA
2 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.48%) NIST
2 2 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 72 (53.33%) Docker
2 38 (28.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.93%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.70%) iptables
5 2 (1.48%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.48%) Varnish
5 2 (1.48%) vSphere
6 1 (0.74%) KVM
6 1 (0.74%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 119 (88.15%) Puppet
2 117 (86.67%) Ansible
3 81 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
4 68 (50.37%) Kubernetes
5 62 (45.93%) Terraform
6 37 (27.41%) Packer
7 31 (22.96%) ZABBIX
8 28 (20.74%) Nagios
9 22 (16.30%) HP SiteScope
10 19 (14.07%) Salt
11 16 (11.85%) Mesos
12 11 (8.15%) Docker Swarm
13 9 (6.67%) Cobbler
14 5 (3.70%) Grafana
14 5 (3.70%) Icinga
15 4 (2.96%) HAProxy
15 4 (2.96%) Prometheus
16 3 (2.22%) Consul
16 3 (2.22%) Opsgenie
17 2 (1.48%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 40 (29.63%) VMware
2 27 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (16.30%) Perforce
4 21 (15.56%) Red Hat
5 19 (14.07%) Google
6 12 (8.89%) Cisco
6 12 (8.89%) EMC
6 12 (8.89%) Symantec
7 7 (5.19%) Atlassian
8 5 (3.70%) Oracle
8 5 (3.70%) Splunk
9 4 (2.96%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.48%) Ubiquiti
11 1 (0.74%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.74%) Dynatrace
11 1 (0.74%) Sun