Period
to 13 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Elastic Stack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Elastic Stack over the 6 months to 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Elastic Stack (formerly ELK Stack - Elasticsearch, Logstash & Kibana)
UK > England
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 517 577 539
Rank change year-on-year +60 -38 +194
Permanent jobs citing Elastic Stack 332 403 694
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.38% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 0.98% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 203 278 525
10th Percentile £42,750 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £53,750 £49,063 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £61,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.82% -5.38% -3.70%
75th Percentile £77,500 £87,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £84,750 £100,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.00% -7.41%

Elastic Stack is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 29,858 41,244 53,971
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.38% 39.28% 39.12%
Number of salaries quoted 24,308 34,579 44,983
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,750 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £76,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Elastic Stack
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Elastic Stack as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Elastic Stack in England

Elastic Stack
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Elastic Stack in England.

Salary trend for Elastic Stack in England

Elastic Stack
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Elastic Stack in England over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Elastic Stack in England

Elastic Stack
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Elastic Stack within the England region over the 6 months to 13 April 2021. 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
London +19 148 £75,000 -6.25% 37
South West +90 75 £55,000 +4.76% 4
South East +82 42 £62,500 +8.70% 8
Midlands +40 27 £60,000 +9.09% 8
East of England +65 22 £72,500 +31.82% 3
West Midlands +24 18 £70,000 +16.67% 8
North of England +7 17 £62,500 +25.00% 10
North West +11 15 £60,000 +20.00% 6
East Midlands +22 9 £38,500 +33.91%
North East - 2 £62,500 - 3
Elastic Stack
UK

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, IT jobs citing Elastic Stack 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 England region with a requirement for Elastic Stack.

1 220 (66.27%) AWS
2 210 (63.25%) DevOps
3 199 (59.94%) Linux
4 177 (53.31%) Python
4 177 (53.31%) Docker
5 174 (52.41%) Kubernetes
6 173 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
7 156 (46.99%) Terraform
8 151 (45.48%) Ansible
9 137 (41.27%) Jenkins
10 120 (36.14%) Microservices
10 120 (36.14%) Java
11 104 (31.33%) Azure
12 99 (29.82%) Prometheus
13 98 (29.52%) Puppet
14 92 (27.71%) Grafana
15 90 (27.11%) Infrastructure as Code
16 88 (26.51%) Serverless
17 87 (26.20%) Git (software)
17 87 (26.20%) Configuration Management
18 81 (24.40%) Node.js
19 80 (24.10%) Security Cleared
20 79 (23.80%) Continuous Integration
21 77 (23.19%) Splunk
22 75 (22.59%) GitLab
23 74 (22.29%) Ruby
24 70 (21.08%) Elasticsearch
25 68 (20.48%) Software Engineering
26 66 (19.88%) SC Cleared
27 63 (18.98%) Opscode Chef

Elastic Stack
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 70 (21.08%) Elasticsearch
2 35 (10.54%) Confluence
3 19 (5.72%) OpenStack
3 19 (5.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 15 (4.52%) Cloud Foundry
5 13 (3.92%) nginx
6 11 (3.31%) Apache
7 7 (2.11%) Apache Spark
7 7 (2.11%) CloudStack
7 7 (2.11%) IIS
8 5 (1.51%) GemFire
9 3 (0.90%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.60%) JBoss
10 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.30%) Apache TomEE
11 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (1.81%) Gephi
2 2 (0.60%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 220 (66.27%) AWS
2 104 (31.33%) Azure
3 88 (26.51%) Serverless
4 62 (18.67%) PaaS
5 50 (15.06%) IaaS
6 49 (14.76%) AWS Lambda
7 48 (14.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 45 (13.55%) AWS CloudFormation
9 40 (12.05%) Amazon EKS
10 39 (11.75%) Amazon EC2
11 33 (9.94%) SaaS
12 32 (9.64%) GitHub
13 29 (8.73%) GCP
14 27 (8.13%) Amazon ECS
15 26 (7.83%) Amazon S3
16 23 (6.93%) Azure Active Directory
17 19 (5.72%) Cloud Computing
17 19 (5.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 17 (5.12%) OpenShift
19 16 (4.82%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 42 (12.65%) Firewall
2 30 (9.04%) HTTP
3 29 (8.73%) Internet
4 27 (8.13%) TCP/IP
5 19 (5.72%) DNS
6 17 (5.12%) Network Security
7 11 (3.31%) SMTP
7 11 (3.31%) VPN
8 9 (2.71%) FTP
8 9 (2.71%) IMAP
9 8 (2.41%) VLAN
10 6 (1.81%) Ethernet
10 6 (1.81%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (1.81%) MPLS
10 6 (1.81%) SSL
11 5 (1.51%) Calico
11 5 (1.51%) Multicast
11 5 (1.51%) tcpdump
12 2 (0.60%) BIG-IP
12 2 (0.60%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (17.77%) PostgreSQL
2 56 (16.87%) MongoDB
3 51 (15.36%) NoSQL
4 25 (7.53%) MySQL
5 21 (6.33%) Amazon RDS
5 21 (6.33%) SQL Server
6 18 (5.42%) Apache Cassandra
6 18 (5.42%) Redis
6 18 (5.42%) Relational Database
7 14 (4.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 9 (2.71%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.41%) Big Data
10 7 (2.11%) MariaDB
11 6 (1.81%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.81%) Impala
12 3 (0.90%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.90%) Tableau
13 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.60%) InterSystems Cache
14 1 (0.30%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 137 (41.27%) Jenkins
2 87 (26.20%) Git (software)
3 75 (22.59%) GitLab
4 57 (17.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 53 (15.96%) JIRA
6 25 (7.53%) Bitbucket
7 18 (5.42%) Artifactory
7 18 (5.42%) Maven
8 16 (4.82%) Cucumber
9 13 (3.92%) Gradle
10 12 (3.61%) Pylint
10 12 (3.61%) Sonatype Nexus
10 12 (3.61%) Sourcetree
11 11 (3.31%) Selenium
12 10 (3.01%) Gerrit
12 10 (3.01%) TeamCity
13 8 (2.41%) git-flow
14 7 (2.11%) gulp
15 6 (1.81%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (1.81%) SonarQube
General
1 46 (13.86%) Finance
2 41 (12.35%) Public Sector
3 32 (9.64%) Marketing
4 23 (6.93%) Banking
5 18 (5.42%) Automotive
6 13 (3.92%) Games
6 13 (3.92%) Investment Banking
7 11 (3.31%) Advertising
8 9 (2.71%) Electronics
9 8 (2.41%) Manufacturing
9 8 (2.41%) Telecoms
10 7 (2.11%) Legal
11 6 (1.81%) Law
11 6 (1.81%) Publishing
12 5 (1.51%) Retail
13 2 (0.60%) Back Office
13 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.30%) Billing
14 1 (0.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 113 (34.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 73 (21.99%) Developer
3 31 (9.34%) Platform Engineer
4 30 (9.04%) Cloud Engineer
5 28 (8.43%) AWS Engineer
6 26 (7.83%) AWS DevOps
7 24 (7.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 19 (5.72%) Security Engineer
8 19 (5.72%) Senior DevOps
8 19 (5.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 18 (5.42%) Python Developer
9 18 (5.42%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 17 (5.12%) Azure Engineer
10 17 (5.12%) Python Engineer
10 17 (5.12%) Site Engineer
10 17 (5.12%) Software Engineer
11 15 (4.52%) Java Developer
12 13 (3.92%) Analyst
12 13 (3.92%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 13 (3.92%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (24.40%) Node.js
2 61 (18.37%) Web Services
3 47 (14.16%) REST
4 43 (12.95%) React
5 39 (11.75%) Spring Boot
6 38 (11.45%) Spring
7 29 (8.73%) AngularJS
8 28 (8.43%) RabbitMQ
9 27 (8.13%) Kafka
10 24 (7.23%) .NET
11 23 (6.93%) RESTful
12 22 (6.63%) Serverless Framework
13 16 (4.82%) ASP.NET
14 15 (4.52%) .NET Core
14 15 (4.52%) ASP.NET Core
14 15 (4.52%) Pandas
15 12 (3.61%) GraphQL
15 12 (3.61%) pytest
15 12 (3.61%) Redux
15 12 (3.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.13%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.42%) Cloud Native
4 13 (3.92%) Private Cloud
5 9 (2.71%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (1.81%) Analytical Mindset
8 6 (1.81%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 5 (1.51%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.90%) PKI
10 3 (0.90%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.60%) Derivative
11 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.60%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.60%) User Experience
12 1 (0.30%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 199 (59.94%) Linux
2 56 (16.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 55 (16.57%) CentOS
4 48 (14.46%) Windows
5 33 (9.94%) Unix
6 13 (3.92%) Windows Server 2016
6 13 (3.92%) Windows Server 2019
7 12 (3.61%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.51%) Kali Linux
9 4 (1.20%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.60%) Android
10 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.30%) Debian
11 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (63.25%) DevOps
2 173 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (36.14%) Microservices
4 90 (27.11%) Infrastructure as Code
5 87 (26.20%) Configuration Management
6 79 (23.80%) Continuous Integration
7 68 (20.48%) Software Engineering
8 60 (18.07%) TDD
9 52 (15.66%) SDLC
10 51 (15.36%) Load Balancing
11 47 (14.16%) Scrum
12 44 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
13 40 (12.05%) Kanban
13 40 (12.05%) Open Source
14 39 (11.75%) Analytics
15 37 (11.14%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 36 (10.84%) BDD
17 35 (10.54%) Continuous Delivery
18 33 (9.94%) Task Automation
19 32 (9.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 177 (53.31%) Python
2 120 (36.14%) Java
3 74 (22.29%) Ruby
4 61 (18.37%) Go
5 57 (17.17%) SQL
6 53 (15.96%) Bash Shell
7 49 (14.76%) JavaScript
8 40 (12.05%) C#
8 40 (12.05%) PowerShell
8 40 (12.05%) Shell Script
9 35 (10.54%) Perl
10 15 (4.52%) Java 8
11 13 (3.92%) Groovy
12 11 (3.31%) C
13 10 (3.01%) TypeScript
14 7 (2.11%) PHP
15 6 (1.81%) R
16 5 (1.51%) Kotlin
17 4 (1.20%) ES6
18 3 (0.90%) Rust
Qualifications
1 80 (24.10%) Security Cleared
2 66 (19.88%) SC Cleared
3 36 (10.84%) Degree
4 21 (6.33%) AWS Certification
5 18 (5.42%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (3.92%) RHCE
6 13 (3.92%) RHCSA
7 10 (3.01%) DV Cleared
8 7 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.81%) CCNA
9 6 (1.81%) CEH
9 6 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.81%) CISSP
9 6 (1.81%) CompTIA Security+
9 6 (1.81%) GIAC
9 6 (1.81%) Linux+ Certification
9 6 (1.81%) MCSE
9 6 (1.81%) Network+ Certification
9 6 (1.81%) SANS
9 6 (1.81%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.82%) QA
2 6 (1.81%) SLA
3 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.60%) NIST
3 2 (0.60%) WCAG
System Software
1 177 (53.31%) Docker
2 30 (9.04%) Active Directory
3 26 (7.83%) Virtual Machines
4 23 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (5.72%) KVM
6 7 (2.11%) LXC
7 6 (1.81%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.90%) Xen
9 2 (0.60%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.30%) Ceph
10 1 (0.30%) NFS
10 1 (0.30%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 174 (52.41%) Kubernetes
2 156 (46.99%) Terraform
3 151 (45.48%) Ansible
4 99 (29.82%) Prometheus
5 98 (29.52%) Puppet
6 92 (27.71%) Grafana
7 63 (18.98%) Opscode Chef
8 56 (16.87%) Kibana
9 50 (15.06%) Graphite
10 43 (12.95%) Packer
11 30 (9.04%) Consul
12 26 (7.83%) logstash
13 21 (6.33%) Docker Swarm
14 19 (5.72%) CFEngine
14 19 (5.72%) Demisto
15 17 (5.12%) Opsview
16 9 (2.71%) Nagios
17 6 (1.81%) Oozie
18 5 (1.51%) Nessus
18 5 (1.51%) Nmap
Vendors
1 77 (23.19%) Splunk
2 52 (15.66%) Microsoft
3 48 (14.46%) Oracle
4 41 (12.35%) ServiceNow
5 26 (7.83%) AppDynamics
5 26 (7.83%) VMware
6 23 (6.93%) Red Hat
7 19 (5.72%) ArcSight
8 16 (4.82%) Atlassian
9 12 (3.61%) PagerDuty
10 10 (3.01%) IBM
10 10 (3.01%) WSO2
11 9 (2.71%) Google
11 9 (2.71%) Pega
12 8 (2.41%) SAP
13 6 (1.81%) BT
14 5 (1.51%) HP
14 5 (1.51%) New Relic
14 5 (1.51%) PayPal
14 5 (1.51%) Qualys