Period
to 26 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Salt skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Salt over the 6 months to 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salt
UK > Wales
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs citing Salt 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.25% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 2.59% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Wales median annual salary £43,250 - -
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% -

Salt is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 193 192 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 9.70% 9.61% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 168 170 142
Wales median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +13.92% +6.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,700 £23,650
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,946 £54,875
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Salt
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Salt as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Salt in Wales

Salt
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Salt in Wales.

Salary trend for Salt in Wales

Salt
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Salt in Wales over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Salt in Wales

Salt
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Salt within the Wales region over the 6 months to 26 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
South Wales - 4 £44,000 - 1
West Wales - 1 £42,500 -
Salt
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT jobs citing Salt 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Salt.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Ansible
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) CentOS
3 3 (60.00%) Xen
3 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (60.00%) SUSE
3 3 (60.00%) RTP
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (60.00%) SMS
3 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 3 (60.00%) Docker
3 3 (60.00%) KVM
3 3 (60.00%) Brocade
3 3 (60.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (60.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Puppet
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Jetty
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX

Salt
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 3 (60.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) Jetty
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) RTP
2 3 (60.00%) SMS
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) CentOS
3 3 (60.00%) SUSE
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Docker
2 3 (60.00%) KVM
2 3 (60.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Ansible
2 3 (60.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
4 1 (20.00%) Graphite
4 1 (20.00%) Nagios
4 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (20.00%) Terraform
4 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Brocade
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) New Relic
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle