Period
to 25 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Elastic Stack (formerly ELK Stack - Elasticsearch, Logstash & Kibana)
UK
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 534 558 757
Rank change year-on-year +24 +199 +50
Permanent jobs citing Elastic Stack 576 694 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.46% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.19% 1.16% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 396 531 364
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £66,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.77% +6.40%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £42,150
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £49,039 £54,000
% change year-on-year +12.16% -9.19% -1.82%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 48,550 60,052 70,439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.87% 39.57% 40.45%
Number of salaries quoted 39,841 49,176 59,232
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

Elastic Stack
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Elastic Stack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Elastic Stack in the UK

Elastic Stack
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Elastic Stack in the UK

Elastic Stack
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Elastic Stack over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Elastic Stack in the UK

Elastic Stack
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Elastic Stack within the UK over the 6 months to 25 January 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
England +56 539 £60,000 - 83
London +100 341 £71,250 -5.00% 44
UK excluding London -37 230 £55,000 +12.16% 53
North of England +16 56 £46,500 -15.45% 16
South East -18 45 £57,500 +9.52% 7
Midlands +54 36 £60,000 +33.33% 6
North West +34 34 £48,750 -18.75% 9
Scotland +19 31 £60,000 +41.18% 8
East of England +63 30 £52,500 +23.53% 5
South West +28 28 £50,000 +33.33% 5
West Midlands +41 25 £60,000 +84.62% 6
Yorkshire +23 22 £45,000 -18.18% 4
East Midlands +26 11 £47,500 -2.56%
Wales -5 2 £36,500 -25.57% 6
Northern Ireland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 with a requirement for Elastic Stack.

1 382 (66.32%) Linux
2 366 (63.54%) DevOps
3 318 (55.21%) Docker
4 307 (53.30%) AWS
5 301 (52.26%) Python
6 275 (47.74%) Jenkins
7 255 (44.27%) Ansible
8 237 (41.15%) Kubernetes
9 233 (40.45%) Azure
10 206 (35.76%) Terraform
11 204 (35.42%) Puppet
11 204 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
12 197 (34.20%) Git (software)
13 181 (31.42%) Elasticsearch
14 162 (28.13%) Java
15 161 (27.95%) Windows
16 159 (27.60%) Bash Shell
17 148 (25.69%) Configuration Management
18 147 (25.52%) Continuous Integration
19 141 (24.48%) Grafana
20 140 (24.31%) Splunk
21 139 (24.13%) GCP
22 136 (23.61%) Kibana
23 134 (23.26%) SQL
24 132 (22.92%) Finance
25 127 (22.05%) Opscode Chef
25 127 (22.05%) Microservices
26 119 (20.66%) Infrastructure as Code
26 119 (20.66%) Open Source
27 115 (19.97%) PowerShell

Elastic Stack
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 181 (31.42%) Elasticsearch
2 54 (9.38%) Apache Spark
3 42 (7.29%) Tomcat
4 38 (6.60%) Apache
5 36 (6.25%) nginx
6 33 (5.73%) Confluence
7 30 (5.21%) IIS
8 18 (3.13%) JBoss
8 18 (3.13%) WebSphere
9 15 (2.60%) Apache TomEE
10 10 (1.74%) Apache Solr
11 8 (1.39%) OpenStack
12 6 (1.04%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.35%) CloudStack
14 2 (0.35%) Jetty
14 2 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.35%) SharePoint
15 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
15 1 (0.17%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (0.69%) Gephi
2 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.35%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 14 (2.43%) Salerio
2 6 (1.04%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 307 (53.30%) AWS
2 233 (40.45%) Azure
3 139 (24.13%) GCP
4 73 (12.67%) PaaS
5 63 (10.94%) Serverless
6 61 (10.59%) AWS CloudFormation
7 57 (9.90%) GitHub
8 54 (9.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 51 (8.85%) AWS Lambda
10 50 (8.68%) Amazon S3
11 44 (7.64%) Amazon ECS
12 40 (6.94%) IaaS
13 34 (5.90%) SaaS
14 33 (5.73%) Amazon Kinesis
15 28 (4.86%) Amazon EC2
15 28 (4.86%) Amazon EKS
16 26 (4.51%) Slack
17 19 (3.30%) npm
18 18 (3.13%) CloudBees
18 18 (3.13%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 85 (14.76%) Firewall
2 49 (8.51%) DNS
3 40 (6.94%) TCP/IP
4 38 (6.60%) VPN
5 35 (6.08%) SSL
6 19 (3.30%) HTTP
7 15 (2.60%) DHCP
8 12 (2.08%) Internet
8 12 (2.08%) VLAN
9 10 (1.74%) HTTPS
9 10 (1.74%) Kerberos
10 8 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (1.22%) Cisco ISE
11 7 (1.22%) SNMP
11 7 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (1.04%) LAN
13 5 (0.87%) Ethernet
13 5 (0.87%) MPLS
13 5 (0.87%) WAN
14 4 (0.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (13.72%) SQL Server
2 65 (11.28%) Big Data
3 51 (8.85%) PostgreSQL
4 47 (8.16%) MySQL
5 37 (6.42%) NoSQL
6 36 (6.25%) Hadoop
7 35 (6.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 35 (6.08%) MongoDB
8 33 (5.73%) Amazon Athena
8 33 (5.73%) Apache Hive
9 32 (5.56%) Redis
10 21 (3.65%) Impala
11 14 (2.43%) Amazon RDS
11 14 (2.43%) InfluxDB
12 13 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (2.08%) Blockchain
13 12 (2.08%) HBase
13 12 (2.08%) Relational Database
14 11 (1.91%) SQL Server 2014
14 11 (1.91%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 275 (47.74%) Jenkins
2 197 (34.20%) Git (software)
3 114 (19.79%) JIRA
4 93 (16.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 71 (12.33%) GitLab
6 59 (10.24%) Octopus Deploy
7 53 (9.20%) Bitbucket
8 51 (8.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 46 (7.99%) Maven
9 46 (7.99%) SonarQube
10 43 (7.47%) TeamCity
11 40 (6.94%) Artifactory
12 39 (6.77%) JUnit
13 37 (6.42%) IBM UrbanCode
14 36 (6.25%) Selenium
14 36 (6.25%) Subversion
15 34 (5.90%) Ant
16 32 (5.56%) Cucumber
17 26 (4.51%) Mockito
17 26 (4.51%) Travis CI
General
1 132 (22.92%) Finance
2 22 (3.82%) Games
2 22 (3.82%) Public Sector
3 17 (2.95%) Banking
4 12 (2.08%) Electronics
4 12 (2.08%) Law
4 12 (2.08%) Marketing
5 10 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.39%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.04%) Retail
9 4 (0.69%) Advertising
9 4 (0.69%) Legal
10 2 (0.35%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 237 (41.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 98 (17.01%) Developer
3 67 (11.63%) Consultant
4 65 (11.28%) Senior DevOps
5 54 (9.38%) AWS Engineer
6 53 (9.20%) AWS DevOps
6 53 (9.20%) Senior Developer
6 53 (9.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 52 (9.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 51 (8.85%) Platform Engineer
9 49 (8.51%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 40 (6.94%) Analyst
11 31 (5.38%) DevOps Consultant
12 29 (5.03%) Linux Engineer
13 28 (4.86%) Java Developer
13 28 (4.86%) PHP Developer
14 27 (4.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 26 (4.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 25 (4.34%) Senior PHP Developer
17 23 (3.99%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (14.06%) Kafka
2 53 (9.20%) Node.js
3 52 (9.03%) .NET
4 46 (7.99%) HTML
5 44 (7.64%) Web Services
6 41 (7.12%) CSS
6 41 (7.12%) RabbitMQ
7 32 (5.56%) Spring
8 28 (4.86%) Symfony
9 27 (4.69%) RESTful
10 26 (4.51%) Vue.js
11 25 (4.34%) jQuery
12 23 (3.99%) .NET Core
12 23 (3.99%) Behat
12 23 (3.99%) phpspec
12 23 (3.99%) Spring Boot
13 21 (3.65%) LAMP
14 17 (2.95%) AngularJS
14 17 (2.95%) React
15 15 (2.60%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 80 (13.89%) Public Cloud
2 50 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (5.21%) Data Centre
4 24 (4.17%) PlayStation
5 18 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (2.95%) Cloud Native
6 17 (2.95%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 16 (2.78%) Analytical Mindset
8 14 (2.43%) Derivative
8 14 (2.43%) Equities
8 14 (2.43%) SWIFT
9 13 (2.26%) User Experience
10 12 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 10 (1.74%) NHS
12 9 (1.56%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.56%) Online Gambling
13 6 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (1.04%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.87%) Clustering
14 5 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 382 (66.32%) Linux
2 161 (27.95%) Windows
3 80 (13.89%) CentOS
4 56 (9.72%) Unix
5 45 (7.81%) Windows Server
6 38 (6.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (4.34%) Mesosphere
7 25 (4.34%) Ubuntu
8 18 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (2.95%) Windows 10
10 14 (2.43%) Windows 7
11 9 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (1.22%) Android
13 5 (0.87%) Debian
14 4 (0.69%) CoreOS
15 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.35%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.35%) Solaris
17 1 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (63.54%) DevOps
2 204 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (25.69%) Configuration Management
4 147 (25.52%) Continuous Integration
5 127 (22.05%) Microservices
6 119 (20.66%) Infrastructure as Code
6 119 (20.66%) Open Source
7 83 (14.41%) Load Balancing
8 73 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
9 59 (10.24%) Mentoring
9 59 (10.24%) Software Engineering
10 43 (7.47%) Scrum
11 40 (6.94%) Continuous Delivery
12 39 (6.77%) Continuous Improvement
12 39 (6.77%) TDD
13 38 (6.60%) Deployment Automation
13 38 (6.60%) Infrastructure Automation
13 38 (6.60%) SDLC
14 37 (6.42%) Web Development
15 36 (6.25%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 301 (52.26%) Python
2 162 (28.13%) Java
3 159 (27.60%) Bash Shell
4 134 (23.26%) SQL
5 115 (19.97%) PowerShell
6 101 (17.53%) Ruby
7 82 (14.24%) JavaScript
8 69 (11.98%) Go
9 63 (10.94%) C#
10 43 (7.47%) PHP
11 37 (6.42%) C
12 35 (6.08%) Perl
13 34 (5.90%) ES6
14 21 (3.65%) R
15 18 (3.13%) C++
16 15 (2.60%) T-SQL
17 12 (2.08%) Scala
18 10 (1.74%) Shell Script
19 9 (1.56%) Groovy
19 9 (1.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 37 (6.42%) Degree
2 25 (4.34%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.95%) DV Cleared
4 14 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.74%) AWS Certification
5 10 (1.74%) CCNP
5 10 (1.74%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.22%) CCNA
7 6 (1.04%) RHCSA
8 5 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.69%) RHCE
10 3 (0.52%) MCSE
10 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.35%) CISSP
11 2 (0.35%) ISEB
11 2 (0.35%) MCSA
11 2 (0.35%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.51%) QA
2 12 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.91%) GDPR
4 9 (1.56%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.04%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.17%) PSD2
System Software
1 318 (55.21%) Docker
2 29 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (3.99%) Apache Flume
4 17 (2.95%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (2.78%) Active Directory
5 16 (2.78%) vSphere
6 14 (2.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 12 (2.08%) HDFS
8 8 (1.39%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.69%) NFS
10 1 (0.17%) KVM
10 1 (0.17%) Lustre
10 1 (0.17%) oVirt
10 1 (0.17%) Varnish
10 1 (0.17%) vCloud
10 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 255 (44.27%) Ansible
2 237 (41.15%) Kubernetes
3 206 (35.76%) Terraform
4 204 (35.42%) Puppet
5 141 (24.48%) Grafana
6 136 (23.61%) Kibana
7 127 (22.05%) Opscode Chef
8 112 (19.44%) Prometheus
9 91 (15.80%) logstash
10 87 (15.10%) Consul
11 75 (13.02%) Packer
12 71 (12.33%) Graphite
13 62 (10.76%) Nagios
14 45 (7.81%) Docker Swarm
15 30 (5.21%) ZABBIX
16 29 (5.03%) Oozie
17 26 (4.51%) Salt
18 24 (4.17%) Automic
18 24 (4.17%) Rancher
19 23 (3.99%) Opsview
Vendors
1 140 (24.31%) Splunk
2 57 (9.90%) Microsoft
3 52 (9.03%) Oracle
4 44 (7.64%) Red Hat
5 43 (7.47%) VMware
6 34 (5.90%) New Relic
7 29 (5.03%) Google
8 27 (4.69%) ServiceNow
9 26 (4.51%) Atlassian
10 18 (3.13%) SolarWinds
11 17 (2.95%) Black Duck
12 16 (2.78%) Cisco
13 12 (2.08%) AppDynamics
13 12 (2.08%) Delphix
13 12 (2.08%) RedGate
14 10 (1.74%) Cloudera
14 10 (1.74%) F5
14 10 (1.74%) Hortonworks
14 10 (1.74%) Palo Alto
15 9 (1.56%) SAP