Period
to 16 January 2022

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 16 January 2022 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 > Work from Home
6 months to
16 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 520 322 280
Rank change year-on-year -198 -42 -20
Permanent jobs citing SaltStack 21 10 5
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.074% 0.097% 0.068%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 5
10th Percentile £54,875 " £57,000
25th Percentile £62,500 £41,250 £67,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £55,000 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year +36.36% -29.03% -3.13%
75th Percentile £103,750 £73,125 £97,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £89,750 £98,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year - -20.00% +15.38%

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 WFH option and a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 10,614 3,961 3,020
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 37.40% 38.37% 41.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8,051 3,487 2,616
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £44,591
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +0.42%
75th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £81,750 £90,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

SaltStack
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing SaltStack as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

SaltStack trend for jobs with a WFH option

SaltStack
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing SaltStack.

SaltStack salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

SaltStack
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing SaltStack over the 6 months to 16 January 2022.

SaltStack salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 16 January 2022, SaltStack job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for SaltStack.

1 21 (100.00%) Ansible
2 20 (95.24%) AWS
3 19 (90.48%) Linux
4 18 (85.71%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (80.95%) Python
6 16 (76.19%) Terraform
7 15 (71.43%) DevOps
7 15 (71.43%) Infrastructure as Code
8 14 (66.67%) Azure
9 13 (61.90%) Puppet
10 12 (57.14%) Docker
11 11 (52.38%) Kubernetes
11 11 (52.38%) Configuration Management
12 10 (47.62%) Migration
13 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (42.86%) Public Cloud
13 9 (42.86%) IaaS
14 8 (38.10%) GitHub
14 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
14 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
15 7 (33.33%) Windows
15 7 (33.33%) VMware
15 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (33.33%) Open Source
15 7 (33.33%) PaaS
15 7 (33.33%) OpenStack
15 7 (33.33%) Task Automation
16 6 (28.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 6 (28.57%) NoSQL
16 6 (28.57%) MongoDB

SaltStack
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 7 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 4 (19.05%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 20 (95.24%) AWS
2 14 (66.67%) Azure
3 9 (42.86%) IaaS
4 8 (38.10%) GitHub
5 7 (33.33%) PaaS
6 6 (28.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (23.81%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (19.05%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (19.05%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (19.05%) GCP
8 4 (19.05%) SaaS
8 4 (19.05%) Serverless
9 2 (9.52%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (9.52%) Datadog
10 1 (4.76%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 6 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 4 (19.05%) Amazon Aurora
2 4 (19.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (19.05%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (19.05%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (19.05%) Hadoop
2 4 (19.05%) InfluxDB
2 4 (19.05%) MySQL
2 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (19.05%) RDBMS
2 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
2 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (14.29%) Emacs
4 2 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (9.52%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (9.52%) Subversion
4 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (14.29%) Marketing
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) International Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Azure Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Senior DevOps
3 4 (19.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Site Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Django
1 4 (19.05%) Kafka
2 3 (14.29%) YAML
3 2 (9.52%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Public Cloud
2 5 (23.81%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (23.81%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (19.05%) Private Cloud
4 2 (9.52%) Blog
4 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 6 (28.57%) Unix
5 5 (23.81%) CentOS
5 5 (23.81%) Ubuntu
6 3 (14.29%) Debian
7 2 (9.52%) Solaris
7 2 (9.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) DevOps
1 15 (71.43%) Infrastructure as Code
2 11 (52.38%) Configuration Management
3 10 (47.62%) Migration
4 7 (33.33%) Open Source
4 7 (33.33%) Task Automation
5 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Automation
6 5 (23.81%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (23.81%) Presales
6 5 (23.81%) Project Planning
6 5 (23.81%) Validation
7 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (19.05%) Fintech
7 4 (19.05%) Full Stack Development
7 4 (19.05%) Microservices
7 4 (19.05%) Observability
7 4 (19.05%) Proactive Monitoring
7 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
8 3 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) Python
2 3 (14.29%) Bash
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) Go
4 1 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) RHCE
2 1 (4.76%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) GDPR
1 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Docker
2 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) KVM
4 2 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (100.00%) Ansible
2 18 (85.71%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (76.19%) Terraform
4 13 (61.90%) Puppet
5 11 (52.38%) Kubernetes
6 6 (28.57%) Prometheus
7 2 (9.52%) Control-M
7 2 (9.52%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (9.52%) logstash
7 2 (9.52%) Packer
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) BMC
4 2 (9.52%) Google
4 2 (9.52%) Hitachi
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) Rackspace