The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Splunk products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Splunk over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 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 Splunk, Inc.

Splunk
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 132 141
Rank change year-on-year +34 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 51 30 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.14% 1.04% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category 5.46% 2.34% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 43 19 8
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £52,000 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -  

Splunk is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 934 1280 1265
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 39.24% 44.48% 40.33%
Number of salaries quoted 584 744 773
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Splunk as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Splunk in Scotland

Splunk
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Splunk in Scotland

Splunk
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Splunk in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Splunk in Scotland

Splunk
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +18 39 £32,500 -38.09%
Glasgow +17 8 £72,500 -
Perth and Kinross - 4 £72,500 -
Splunk
UK

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT jobs citing Splunk also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 47 (48.96%) Cybersecurity
2 39 (40.63%) Linux
3 38 (39.58%) Finance
4 37 (38.54%) Security Monitoring
5 29 (30.21%) Network Security
6 24 (25.00%) Degree
6 24 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (21.88%) Java
8 19 (19.79%) Law
9 18 (18.75%) Firewall
9 18 (18.75%) Unix
9 18 (18.75%) Data Centre
10 17 (17.71%) Security Operations
11 16 (16.67%) Big Data
12 14 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (13.54%) Security Architecture
14 12 (12.50%) Analytics
14 12 (12.50%) DevOps
14 12 (12.50%) Windows
14 12 (12.50%) TCP/IP
15 11 (11.46%) Cognos Impromptu
15 11 (11.46%) Cisco
15 11 (11.46%) Oracle
15 11 (11.46%) Presales
16 10 (10.42%) Jenkins
16 10 (10.42%) PowerShell
17 9 (9.38%) Retail
17 9 (9.38%) SQL
17 9 (9.38%) Configuration Management
17 9 (9.38%) Project Management

Splunk
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 5 (5.21%) Apache Pig
1 5 (5.21%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.17%) Alfresco
2 4 (4.17%) FileNet
2 4 (4.17%) IIS
2 4 (4.17%) SAS
2 4 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.33%) IaaS
3 5 (5.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (5.21%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (5.21%) Amazon S3
3 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (30.21%) Network Security
2 18 (18.75%) Firewall
3 12 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 8 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (3.13%) DNS
5 3 (3.13%) Kerberos
5 3 (3.13%) LDAP
5 3 (3.13%) Wireshark
6 2 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.67%) Big Data
2 11 (11.46%) Cognos Impromptu
3 7 (7.29%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.21%) Apache Hive
4 5 (5.21%) Flink
5 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (10.42%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.17%) JUnit
3 4 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (39.58%) Finance
2 19 (19.79%) Law
3 9 (9.38%) Retail
4 7 (7.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (6.25%) Banking
6 4 (4.17%) Front Office
7 3 (3.13%) Publishing
8 2 (2.08%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (52.08%) Consultant
1 50 (52.08%) Security Consultant
2 20 (20.83%) Associate Consultant
3 16 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 14 (14.58%) Linux Consultant
5 13 (13.54%) IT Consultant
5 13 (13.54%) IT Security Consultant
6 9 (9.38%) Developer
7 8 (8.33%) Network Consultant
7 8 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
7 8 (8.33%) Presales Consultant
7 8 (8.33%) Security Presales Consultant
8 7 (7.29%) Java Developer
8 7 (7.29%) Splunk Engineer
9 6 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Data Consultant
10 5 (5.21%) Security Technical Consultant
10 5 (5.21%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (5.21%) Technical Presales Consultant
10 5 (5.21%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.38%) REST
2 5 (5.21%) .NET
2 5 (5.21%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (5.21%) Kafka
2 5 (5.21%) Node.js
2 5 (5.21%) NumPy
2 5 (5.21%) SciPy
3 4 (4.17%) J2EE
3 4 (4.17%) RESTful
3 4 (4.17%) SOAP
3 4 (4.17%) Spring
3 4 (4.17%) Web Services
3 4 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (4.17%) XML
3 4 (4.17%) XSLT
4 3 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (9.38%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (6.25%) Cyber Attack
4 5 (5.21%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (4.17%) Fintech
5 4 (4.17%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 39 (40.63%) Linux
2 18 (18.75%) Unix
3 12 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (48.96%) Cybersecurity
2 37 (38.54%) Security Monitoring
3 24 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (17.71%) Security Operations
5 13 (13.54%) Security Architecture
6 12 (12.50%) Analytics
6 12 (12.50%) DevOps
7 11 (11.46%) Presales
8 9 (9.38%) Configuration Management
8 9 (9.38%) Project Management
9 8 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.29%) Microservices
10 7 (7.29%) SIEM
10 7 (7.29%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.25%) SDLC
11 6 (6.25%) Threat Management
12 5 (5.21%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (5.21%) Software Distribution
13 4 (4.17%) Big Data Analytics
13 4 (4.17%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.88%) Java
2 10 (10.42%) PowerShell
3 9 (9.38%) SQL
4 8 (8.33%) Perl
5 7 (7.29%) Python
6 6 (6.25%) C#
7 5 (5.21%) Ruby
8 4 (4.17%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.13%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (25.00%) Degree
2 7 (7.29%) CCNP
2 7 (7.29%) CCSA
2 7 (7.29%) CCSE
2 7 (7.29%) CCSP
2 7 (7.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.04%) CISSP
3 1 (1.04%) IISP
3 1 (1.04%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (7.29%) Docker
2 5 (5.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.21%) Apache Flume
3 2 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (8.33%) Nagios
2 7 (7.29%) FortiGate
3 5 (5.21%) Docker Swarm
3 5 (5.21%) Kubernetes
3 5 (5.21%) Mesos
4 4 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.08%) Ansible
5 2 (2.08%) SCCM
6 1 (1.04%) Cacti
6 1 (1.04%) Icinga
6 1 (1.04%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (11.46%) Cisco
1 11 (11.46%) Oracle
2 9 (9.38%) ArcSight
3 8 (8.33%) IBM
4 7 (7.29%) CheckPoint
4 7 (7.29%) Fortinet
5 6 (6.25%) AppDynamics
6 5 (5.21%) F5
7 4 (4.17%) Guidewire
7 4 (4.17%) Informatica
7 4 (4.17%) Juniper
7 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.13%) Forcepoint
8 3 (3.13%) Intel Security
8 3 (3.13%) Symantec
9 2 (2.08%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.08%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.08%) VMware