Period
to 3 April 2020

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 3 April 2020 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
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 567 534 737
Rank change year-on-year -33 +203 -10
Permanent jobs citing Elastic Stack 429 687 470
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.50% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 1.27% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 305 563 418
Median annual salary £62,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.62% - +4.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £33,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £88,750 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% -3.85% +8.33%

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 42,088 53,991 67,764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.13% 39.26% 40.87%
Number of salaries quoted 34,913 44,625 57,717
Median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,979
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 3 April 2020.

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 3 April 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
London +28 266 £80,000 +6.67% 37
North of England +19 58 £47,000 -14.55% 13
South East -15 43 £55,000 - 6
North West +23 42 £50,000 -9.09% 9
Midlands +56 32 £55,000 -2.22% 4
West Midlands +58 23 £60,000 +6.67% 4
East of England +32 18 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Yorkshire +16 16 £45,000 -10.00% 3
East Midlands +28 9 £28,750 -53.25%
South West +17 9 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Elastic Stack
UK

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, 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.

1 290 (67.60%) Linux
2 265 (61.77%) DevOps
3 238 (55.48%) AWS
4 232 (54.08%) Docker
5 229 (53.38%) Python
6 200 (46.62%) Ansible
7 179 (41.72%) Kubernetes
8 177 (41.26%) Jenkins
9 163 (38.00%) Azure
10 154 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
11 149 (34.73%) Puppet
12 148 (34.50%) Terraform
13 147 (34.27%) Git (software)
14 135 (31.47%) SQL
15 109 (25.41%) Java
16 104 (24.24%) Windows
17 102 (23.78%) Finance
17 102 (23.78%) Elasticsearch
18 93 (21.68%) Grafana
19 91 (21.21%) Bash Shell
20 89 (20.75%) JIRA
21 88 (20.51%) GCP
22 87 (20.28%) Ruby
23 86 (20.05%) Continuous Integration
23 86 (20.05%) Open Source
23 86 (20.05%) Public Cloud
24 85 (19.81%) Opscode Chef
25 84 (19.58%) Configuration Management
26 82 (19.11%) Microservices
27 80 (18.65%) PowerShell

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
1 102 (23.78%) Elasticsearch
2 45 (10.49%) Tomcat
3 41 (9.56%) Apache
4 34 (7.93%) Apache Spark
5 23 (5.36%) Confluence
6 21 (4.90%) IIS
7 16 (3.73%) nginx
8 6 (1.40%) JBoss
8 6 (1.40%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.17%) Apache Airflow
9 5 (1.17%) Luigi
10 4 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.93%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.70%) Apache TomEE
11 3 (0.70%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.47%) Jetty
12 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.23%) CMS
13 1 (0.23%) Documentum
13 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.47%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 25 (5.83%) Salerio
2 6 (1.40%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 238 (55.48%) AWS
2 163 (38.00%) Azure
3 88 (20.51%) GCP
4 51 (11.89%) Serverless
5 49 (11.42%) GitHub
6 45 (10.49%) Amazon S3
7 42 (9.79%) PaaS
8 41 (9.56%) AWS Lambda
9 39 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 38 (8.86%) AWS CloudFormation
11 30 (6.99%) Amazon EC2
12 28 (6.53%) IaaS
13 27 (6.29%) Amazon ECS
14 25 (5.83%) SaaS
15 24 (5.59%) Amazon Kinesis
15 24 (5.59%) Slack
16 22 (5.13%) Amazon EKS
17 13 (3.03%) npm
17 13 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 12 (2.80%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 60 (13.99%) Firewall
2 25 (5.83%) DNS
3 21 (4.90%) VPN
4 19 (4.43%) SSL
4 19 (4.43%) TCP/IP
5 10 (2.33%) Internet
6 9 (2.10%) Cisco ISE
6 9 (2.10%) DHCP
7 8 (1.86%) HTTP
8 7 (1.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (1.63%) VLAN
9 6 (1.40%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (1.40%) LAN
9 6 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.17%) WAN
11 4 (0.93%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.93%) SNMP
12 3 (0.70%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.70%) MPLS
12 3 (0.70%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (16.32%) SQL Server
2 51 (11.89%) NoSQL
3 47 (10.96%) Big Data
3 47 (10.96%) PostgreSQL
4 34 (7.93%) Hadoop
4 34 (7.93%) MySQL
5 29 (6.76%) Redis
6 24 (5.59%) MongoDB
7 23 (5.36%) Amazon Athena
7 23 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (4.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 19 (4.43%) Amazon RDS
10 17 (3.96%) Blockchain
11 16 (3.73%) InfluxDB
12 14 (3.26%) Apache Hive
13 12 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
14 11 (2.56%) SSDT
15 10 (2.33%) HBase
15 10 (2.33%) Impala
Development Applications
1 177 (41.26%) Jenkins
2 147 (34.27%) Git (software)
3 89 (20.75%) JIRA
4 60 (13.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 52 (12.12%) GitLab
6 38 (8.86%) Bitbucket
7 30 (6.99%) Artifactory
8 26 (6.06%) Maven
8 26 (6.06%) SonarQube
9 22 (5.13%) git-flow
10 21 (4.90%) Octopus Deploy
11 19 (4.43%) Selenium
11 19 (4.43%) TeamCity
12 17 (3.96%) PHPUnit
12 17 (3.96%) RSpec
13 15 (3.50%) Ant
13 15 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (3.26%) JUnit
14 14 (3.26%) Vagrant
15 13 (3.03%) CircleCI
General
1 102 (23.78%) Finance
2 17 (3.96%) Banking
3 16 (3.73%) Public Sector
4 12 (2.80%) Games
4 12 (2.80%) Law
5 8 (1.86%) Marketing
6 7 (1.63%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.17%) Electronics
8 4 (0.93%) Retail
8 4 (0.93%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.70%) Legal
10 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.23%) Back Office
11 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 184 (42.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 63 (14.69%) Developer
3 49 (11.42%) AWS Engineer
4 46 (10.72%) Analyst
5 42 (9.79%) AWS DevOps
5 42 (9.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 41 (9.56%) Platform Engineer
7 40 (9.32%) Senior Developer
8 34 (7.93%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 26 (6.06%) Applications Support
10 25 (5.83%) Junior
11 24 (5.59%) Applications Support Analyst
11 24 (5.59%) Senior DevOps
11 24 (5.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 24 (5.59%) Support Analyst
12 22 (5.13%) Junior Analyst
12 22 (5.13%) Junior Applications Support
12 22 (5.13%) Junior Support Analyst
13 20 (4.66%) Administrator
14 19 (4.43%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (16.08%) Kafka
2 51 (11.89%) .NET
3 31 (7.23%) Node.js
4 28 (6.53%) RabbitMQ
5 27 (6.29%) HTML
6 25 (5.83%) Regular Expression
7 24 (5.59%) Web Services
8 20 (4.66%) .NET Core
8 20 (4.66%) CSS
9 19 (4.43%) Symfony
10 18 (4.20%) jQuery
11 17 (3.96%) Behat
11 17 (3.96%) phpspec
11 17 (3.96%) Spring
11 17 (3.96%) Vue.js
12 14 (3.26%) RESTful
13 11 (2.56%) LAMP
13 11 (2.56%) Spring Boot
14 10 (2.33%) Apache NiFi
14 10 (2.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 86 (20.05%) Public Cloud
2 31 (7.23%) Data Centre
3 29 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (5.83%) SWIFT
5 24 (5.59%) Derivative
5 24 (5.59%) Equities
6 20 (4.66%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (3.03%) User Experience
8 12 (2.80%) NHS
9 10 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (2.33%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.86%) Cloud Native
11 6 (1.40%) Analytical Mindset
11 6 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (1.17%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 4 (0.93%) PlayStation
14 3 (0.70%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.70%) Social Media
15 2 (0.47%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 290 (67.60%) Linux
2 104 (24.24%) Windows
3 65 (15.15%) CentOS
4 52 (12.12%) Unix
5 46 (10.72%) Windows Server
6 39 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (6.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (6.29%) Windows 10
9 25 (5.83%) Windows 7
10 21 (4.90%) Ubuntu
11 7 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (1.40%) CoreOS
13 4 (0.93%) Mesosphere
13 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2016
14 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.47%) Debian
16 1 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
16 1 (0.23%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.23%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (61.77%) DevOps
2 154 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (20.05%) Continuous Integration
3 86 (20.05%) Open Source
4 84 (19.58%) Configuration Management
5 82 (19.11%) Microservices
6 78 (18.18%) Infrastructure as Code
7 66 (15.38%) Load Balancing
8 50 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
9 46 (10.72%) Mentoring
10 42 (9.79%) Infrastructure Automation
10 42 (9.79%) Software Engineering
11 34 (7.93%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 32 (7.46%) IT Strategy
13 31 (7.23%) Project Management
13 31 (7.23%) TDD
13 31 (7.23%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
14 30 (6.99%) Machine Learning
14 30 (6.99%) OOP
15 29 (6.76%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 229 (53.38%) Python
2 135 (31.47%) SQL
3 109 (25.41%) Java
4 91 (21.21%) Bash Shell
5 87 (20.28%) Ruby
6 80 (18.65%) PowerShell
7 52 (12.12%) JavaScript
8 44 (10.26%) C#
9 35 (8.16%) Go
10 32 (7.46%) PHP
11 27 (6.29%) Perl
12 25 (5.83%) C++
12 25 (5.83%) ES6
13 22 (5.13%) C
14 16 (3.73%) Scala
15 10 (2.33%) T-SQL
16 9 (2.10%) TypeScript
17 8 (1.86%) R
18 6 (1.40%) Java 8
19 3 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (8.39%) Degree
2 17 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (3.73%) Security Cleared
4 15 (3.50%) AWS Certification
5 10 (2.33%) CCNA
5 10 (2.33%) CCNP
6 8 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.40%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.17%) MCSE
8 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.17%) RHCE
8 5 (1.17%) RHCSA
8 5 (1.17%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.93%) CISSP
10 3 (0.70%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.70%) Linux+ Certification
10 3 (0.70%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (0.70%) SANS
10 3 (0.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.33%) QA
2 9 (2.10%) GDPR
3 6 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.17%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.23%) PSD2
System Software
1 232 (54.08%) Docker
2 23 (5.36%) Virtual Machines
2 23 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 14 (3.26%) Active Directory
5 13 (3.03%) vSphere
6 10 (2.33%) HDFS
7 9 (2.10%) Apache Flume
7 9 (2.10%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.70%) NFS
9 2 (0.47%) KVM
10 1 (0.23%) Lustre
10 1 (0.23%) oVirt
10 1 (0.23%) Varnish
10 1 (0.23%) vCloud
10 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 200 (46.62%) Ansible
2 179 (41.72%) Kubernetes
3 149 (34.73%) Puppet
4 148 (34.50%) Terraform
5 93 (21.68%) Grafana
6 85 (19.81%) Opscode Chef
7 74 (17.25%) Packer
8 73 (17.02%) Kibana
8 73 (17.02%) Prometheus
9 57 (13.29%) Consul
10 56 (13.05%) logstash
11 52 (12.12%) Nagios
12 44 (10.26%) Graphite
13 33 (7.69%) Docker Swarm
14 29 (6.76%) Salt
15 21 (4.90%) Icinga
15 21 (4.90%) ZABBIX
16 10 (2.33%) Mesos
16 10 (2.33%) Opsview
17 9 (2.10%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 68 (15.85%) Splunk
2 48 (11.19%) Microsoft
2 48 (11.19%) Oracle
3 37 (8.62%) Red Hat
4 33 (7.69%) VMware
5 29 (6.76%) ServiceNow
6 23 (5.36%) Atlassian
7 13 (3.03%) Cisco
8 12 (2.80%) Google
8 12 (2.80%) SolarWinds
9 11 (2.56%) New Relic
10 10 (2.33%) Black Duck
10 10 (2.33%) F5
11 8 (1.86%) AppDynamics
12 7 (1.63%) Hortonworks
12 7 (1.63%) PagerDuty
13 6 (1.40%) Aruba
13 6 (1.40%) Dell
13 6 (1.40%) Meraki
13 6 (1.40%) Symantec