Period
to 26 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 26 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Elastic Stack (formerly ELK Stack - Elasticsearch, Logstash & Kibana)
England > South West
6 months to
26 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 180 180 269
Rank change year-on-year 0 +89 +45
Permanent jobs citing Elastic Stack 112 14 50
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.51% 0.42% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.07% 0.98% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 48
10th Percentile £52,875 £32,500 £38,375
25th Percentile £57,500 £39,000 £49,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £78,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +57.50% - +25.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £56,875 £60,000
90th Percentile " £64,500 "
England median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +27.27% -8.33% -7.69%

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 the South West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,755 1,430 3,485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.08% 42.40% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,859 1,209 2,899
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,000 £35,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £63,125 £56,250 £56,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% +5.00% +4.76%

Elastic Stack
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Elastic Stack as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Elastic Stack in the South West

Elastic Stack
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Elastic Stack in the South West.

Salary trend for Elastic Stack in the South West

Elastic Stack
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Elastic Stack in the South West over the 6 months to 26 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Elastic Stack in the South West

Elastic Stack
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Elastic Stack within the South West region over the 6 months to 26 October 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
Gloucestershire +20 72 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Bristol -79 24 £57,500 +53.33% 4
Dorset - 7 £90,000 - 1
Somerset - 4 £60,000 -
Cornwall - 2 - -
Wiltshire -5 1 £55,000 +4.76%
Devon - 1 - - 1
Elastic Stack
England

For the 6 months to 26 October 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 South West region with a requirement for Elastic Stack.

1 95 (84.82%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (80.36%) Linux
3 86 (76.79%) Ansible
4 83 (74.11%) Java
5 76 (67.86%) Python
5 76 (67.86%) AWS
6 74 (66.07%) Software Engineering
7 68 (60.71%) Apache NiFi
8 65 (58.04%) Jenkins
9 62 (55.36%) Kafka
10 59 (52.68%) Cyberattack
11 53 (47.32%) Azure
12 51 (45.54%) Oracle
12 51 (45.54%) JMeter
12 51 (45.54%) DevOps
13 49 (43.75%) Docker
14 48 (42.86%) Security Cleared
15 47 (41.96%) SC Cleared
16 46 (41.07%) Continuous Integration
16 46 (41.07%) Windows
16 46 (41.07%) MongoDB
17 45 (40.18%) Splunk
17 45 (40.18%) OpenShift
17 45 (40.18%) Robot Framework
17 45 (40.18%) Atlassian
18 44 (39.29%) Hadoop
18 44 (39.29%) Eclipse
18 44 (39.29%) JavaScript
18 44 (39.29%) MySQL
19 42 (37.50%) Site Reliability Engineering

Elastic Stack
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 16 (14.29%) Confluence
2 10 (8.93%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.68%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.79%) Apache
5 2 (1.79%) IIS
5 2 (1.79%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 76 (67.86%) AWS
2 53 (47.32%) Azure
3 45 (40.18%) OpenShift
4 22 (19.64%) Serverless
5 20 (17.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 20 (17.86%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.79%) Azure Sentinel
6 2 (1.79%) Azure Service Bus
6 2 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.79%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.79%) PowerApps
6 2 (1.79%) SaaS
7 1 (0.89%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) Firewall
2 3 (2.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.79%) BGP
3 2 (1.79%) Network Security
3 2 (1.79%) OSPF
3 2 (1.79%) tcpdump
3 2 (1.79%) VLAN
3 2 (1.79%) VPN
3 2 (1.79%) VXLAN
4 1 (0.89%) DNS
4 1 (0.89%) HTTP
4 1 (0.89%) Internet
4 1 (0.89%) RTP
4 1 (0.89%) SMTP
4 1 (0.89%) VoIP
4 1 (0.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (41.07%) MongoDB
2 44 (39.29%) Hadoop
2 44 (39.29%) MySQL
3 15 (13.39%) Big Data
4 10 (8.93%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 7 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 65 (58.04%) Jenkins
2 51 (45.54%) JMeter
3 45 (40.18%) Robot Framework
4 44 (39.29%) Eclipse
5 29 (25.89%) SonarQube
6 26 (23.21%) Selenium
7 25 (22.32%) Cucumber
8 21 (18.75%) Bitbucket
9 17 (15.18%) JIRA
10 4 (3.57%) Git (software)
10 4 (3.57%) GitLab
11 2 (1.79%) Artifactory
11 2 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.79%) Maven
11 2 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.89%) Appium
12 1 (0.89%) AutoIt
12 1 (0.89%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.89%) Rational Functional Tester
12 1 (0.89%) WinRunner
General
1 33 (29.46%) Social Skills
2 15 (13.39%) Legal
3 2 (1.79%) Finance
4 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (29.46%) Developer
2 32 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 23 (20.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (20.54%) SOC Engineer
4 17 (15.18%) Software Engineer
5 15 (13.39%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (8.04%) Software Manager
7 7 (6.25%) Angular Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (6.25%) React Developer
8 2 (1.79%) Architect
8 2 (1.79%) Azure Architect
8 2 (1.79%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (1.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (1.79%) Integration Architect
9 1 (0.89%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (0.89%) Build Automation Engineer
9 1 (0.89%) Developer in Test
9 1 (0.89%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (60.71%) Apache NiFi
2 62 (55.36%) Kafka
3 33 (29.46%) React
4 31 (27.68%) CSS
4 31 (27.68%) HTML
5 26 (23.21%) LAMP
5 26 (23.21%) Spring Boot
6 25 (22.32%) Gherkin
6 25 (22.32%) Node.js
7 24 (21.43%) ActiveMQ
7 24 (21.43%) CSS3
7 24 (21.43%) HTML5
7 24 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 23 (20.54%) .NET
9 12 (10.71%) RESTful
10 9 (8.04%) REST
10 9 (8.04%) Spring
10 9 (8.04%) Web Services
11 7 (6.25%) Hibernate
11 7 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 59 (52.68%) Cyberattack
2 7 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 7 (6.25%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.79%) NHS
4 2 (1.79%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.89%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.89%) PKI
5 1 (0.89%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 90 (80.36%) Linux
2 46 (41.07%) Windows
3 41 (36.61%) CentOS
4 39 (34.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.68%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.79%) Android
6 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.79%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (84.82%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (66.07%) Software Engineering
3 51 (45.54%) DevOps
4 46 (41.07%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (37.50%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 33 (29.46%) Microservices
6 33 (29.46%) Problem-Solving
7 29 (25.89%) Open Source
8 25 (22.32%) Incident Management
8 25 (22.32%) Mentoring
9 23 (20.54%) Infrastructure as Code
10 21 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
10 21 (18.75%) Machine Learning
11 19 (16.96%) Artificial Intelligence
11 19 (16.96%) Data Science
11 19 (16.96%) DevSecOps
11 19 (16.96%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 18 (16.07%) Test Automation
13 17 (15.18%) Scrum
14 16 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 83 (74.11%) Java
2 76 (67.86%) Python
3 44 (39.29%) JavaScript
4 25 (22.32%) C++
5 24 (21.43%) Go
6 23 (20.54%) C#
7 22 (19.64%) Bash Shell
7 22 (19.64%) PowerShell
8 19 (16.96%) C
9 9 (8.04%) SQL
10 8 (7.14%) Java 8
11 2 (1.79%) Java 11
11 2 (1.79%) Perl
11 2 (1.79%) PHP
12 1 (0.89%) Ruby
12 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 47 (41.96%) SC Cleared
3 25 (22.32%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.68%) Degree
5 2 (1.79%) CCNP
5 2 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.79%) IISP
5 2 (1.79%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.04%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.79%) NCSC
3 2 (1.79%) NIST
4 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 49 (43.75%) Docker
2 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.79%) iptables
2 2 (1.79%) KVM
2 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 86 (76.79%) Ansible
2 34 (30.36%) Kubernetes
3 25 (22.32%) Grafana
3 25 (22.32%) Prometheus
4 23 (20.54%) Graphite
4 23 (20.54%) Terraform
5 11 (9.82%) Kibana
6 8 (7.14%) logstash
7 2 (1.79%) CSIRT
7 2 (1.79%) Packer
7 2 (1.79%) Proxmox
7 2 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (45.54%) Oracle
2 45 (40.18%) Atlassian
2 45 (40.18%) Splunk
3 21 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 15 (13.39%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.68%) VMware
6 2 (1.79%) Google
6 2 (1.79%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.89%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.89%) Spotify