Period
to 22 November 2019

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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Elastic Stack (formerly ELK Stack - Elasticsearch, Logstash & Kibana)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 514 606 707
Rank change year-on-year +92 +101 +177
Permanent jobs citing Elastic Stack 682 674 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.41% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.32% 1.04% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 472 506 414
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £33,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,250 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.29% - -4.55%

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 51,526 64,843 72,264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.13% 39.81% 40.08%
Number of salaries quoted 42,584 53,549 60,082
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 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 22 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Elastic Stack in the UK

Elastic Stack
Top 14 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 22 November 2019. 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 +94 633 £60,000 -5.88% 102
London +114 386 £70,000 -3.45% 50
UK excluding London +38 287 £50,250 -4.29% 56
North of England +9 57 £48,750 -7.14% 17
South East -22 55 £66,250 +5.58% 12
East of England +77 47 £50,000 -9.09% 7
South West +49 44 £50,000 +33.33% 10
Midlands +53 43 £52,500 +16.67% 6
West Midlands +25 31 £60,000 +33.33% 3
North West +16 29 £59,500 +8.18% 10
Scotland -3 29 £60,450 +20.90% 1
Yorkshire +14 28 £45,000 -14.29% 6
East Midlands +31 12 £47,500 -2.56% 3
Northern Ireland - 12 - -

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, 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.

1 469 (68.77%) Linux
2 446 (65.40%) DevOps
3 371 (54.40%) AWS
4 370 (54.25%) Python
5 348 (51.03%) Docker
6 323 (47.36%) Jenkins
7 298 (43.70%) Ansible
8 279 (40.91%) Kubernetes
8 279 (40.91%) Azure
9 258 (37.83%) Git (software)
9 258 (37.83%) Puppet
10 251 (36.80%) Terraform
11 237 (34.75%) Bash Shell
12 232 (34.02%) Agile Software Development
13 216 (31.67%) Elasticsearch
14 198 (29.03%) Java
15 193 (28.30%) Splunk
16 185 (27.13%) Configuration Management
17 184 (26.98%) Continuous Integration
18 182 (26.69%) Windows
19 181 (26.54%) Kibana
20 179 (26.25%) GCP
21 176 (25.81%) Opscode Chef
22 156 (22.87%) Microservices
23 149 (21.85%) Open Source
24 148 (21.70%) Grafana
25 143 (20.97%) Prometheus
25 143 (20.97%) Finance
26 141 (20.67%) JIRA
27 138 (20.23%) Infrastructure as Code

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
1 216 (31.67%) Elasticsearch
2 82 (12.02%) Apache Spark
3 47 (6.89%) nginx
4 43 (6.30%) Apache
4 43 (6.30%) Confluence
5 38 (5.57%) Tomcat
6 36 (5.28%) IIS
7 20 (2.93%) WebSphere
8 19 (2.79%) JBoss
9 14 (2.05%) Apache TomEE
10 13 (1.91%) OpenStack
11 10 (1.47%) Apache Solr
12 9 (1.32%) WebLogic
13 7 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.29%) CloudStack
14 2 (0.29%) Drupal
14 2 (0.29%) Jetty
14 2 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
15 1 (0.15%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (1.03%) Gephi
2 3 (0.44%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.73%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 371 (54.40%) AWS
2 279 (40.91%) Azure
3 179 (26.25%) GCP
4 74 (10.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 72 (10.56%) PaaS
6 70 (10.26%) Serverless
7 66 (9.68%) GitHub
8 62 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
9 55 (8.06%) Amazon ECS
10 51 (7.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 49 (7.18%) Amazon S3
12 48 (7.04%) SaaS
13 35 (5.13%) IaaS
14 32 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
15 31 (4.55%) Amazon Kinesis
16 28 (4.11%) Datadog
17 24 (3.52%) Amazon EKS
18 20 (2.93%) Route 53
18 20 (2.93%) Slack
19 19 (2.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 79 (11.58%) Firewall
2 58 (8.50%) DNS
3 47 (6.89%) VPN
4 46 (6.74%) TCP/IP
5 42 (6.16%) SSL
6 25 (3.67%) HTTP
7 22 (3.23%) HTTPS
8 21 (3.08%) Internet
9 17 (2.49%) DHCP
10 11 (1.61%) VLAN
11 10 (1.47%) Kerberos
12 8 (1.17%) Ethernet
12 8 (1.17%) MPLS
12 8 (1.17%) SMTP
13 7 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (1.03%) SNMP
14 5 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (0.59%) LAN
15 4 (0.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (14.22%) Big Data
2 69 (10.12%) Apache Hive
3 65 (9.53%) PostgreSQL
4 64 (9.38%) SQL Server
5 59 (8.65%) MySQL
6 56 (8.21%) MongoDB
7 53 (7.77%) Impala
8 47 (6.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 43 (6.30%) NoSQL
10 40 (5.87%) Hadoop
11 31 (4.55%) Amazon Athena
12 23 (3.37%) Amazon RDS
12 23 (3.37%) Redis
13 14 (2.05%) Hazelcast
14 13 (1.91%) HBase
15 12 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
16 11 (1.61%) Relational Database
17 10 (1.47%) Sqoop
18 9 (1.32%) Blockchain
19 7 (1.03%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 323 (47.36%) Jenkins
2 258 (37.83%) Git (software)
3 141 (20.67%) JIRA
4 124 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 96 (14.08%) Bitbucket
6 90 (13.20%) GitLab
7 89 (13.05%) Octopus Deploy
8 77 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 64 (9.38%) IBM UrbanCode
10 63 (9.24%) TeamCity
11 57 (8.36%) Subversion
12 48 (7.04%) Maven
13 47 (6.89%) Selenium
14 44 (6.45%) Bitbucket Server
14 44 (6.45%) git-flow
14 44 (6.45%) SonarQube
15 41 (6.01%) JUnit
16 38 (5.57%) Travis CI
17 37 (5.43%) Cucumber
18 35 (5.13%) Artifactory
General
1 143 (20.97%) Finance
2 23 (3.37%) Public Sector
3 22 (3.23%) Banking
4 19 (2.79%) Games
5 15 (2.20%) Financial Institution
5 15 (2.20%) Law
6 13 (1.91%) Marketing
7 11 (1.61%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.47%) Electronics
8 10 (1.47%) Retail
9 9 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.73%) Japanese Language
11 4 (0.59%) Advertising
11 4 (0.59%) Legal
12 2 (0.29%) Front Office
13 1 (0.15%) Automotive
13 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 280 (41.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 124 (18.18%) Consultant
3 106 (15.54%) Developer
4 102 (14.96%) Senior DevOps
5 77 (11.29%) AWS Engineer
6 72 (10.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 68 (9.97%) AWS DevOps
8 67 (9.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 58 (8.50%) DevOps Consultant
9 58 (8.50%) Platform Engineer
10 55 (8.06%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 47 (6.89%) Senior Developer
12 41 (6.01%) Linux Engineer
13 39 (5.72%) Data Consultant
14 38 (5.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 37 (5.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 37 (5.43%) Senior Consultant
16 34 (4.99%) Analyst
17 31 (4.55%) Java Developer
18 30 (4.40%) Senior DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (14.96%) Kafka
2 60 (8.80%) Node.js
3 55 (8.06%) Web Services
4 48 (7.04%) Spring
5 47 (6.89%) .NET
6 44 (6.45%) HTML
7 39 (5.72%) CSS
8 35 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
9 32 (4.69%) Spring Boot
10 29 (4.25%) RESTful
11 28 (4.11%) Symfony
12 27 (3.96%) Vue.js
13 24 (3.52%) AngularJS
13 24 (3.52%) jQuery
13 24 (3.52%) REST
14 23 (3.37%) .NET Core
14 23 (3.37%) Behat
14 23 (3.37%) phpspec
15 22 (3.23%) JSON
16 20 (2.93%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 98 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (9.82%) Public Cloud
3 46 (6.74%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 43 (6.30%) Analytical Mindset
5 33 (4.84%) PlayStation
6 24 (3.52%) Data Centre
7 16 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (2.20%) Cloud Native
8 15 (2.20%) Internet of Things
9 14 (2.05%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.47%) User Experience
11 9 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 9 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (1.32%) NHS
11 9 (1.32%) Online Gambling
11 9 (1.32%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.03%) Cybercrime
12 7 (1.03%) Smartphone
13 6 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
14 5 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 469 (68.77%) Linux
2 182 (26.69%) Windows
3 82 (12.02%) CentOS
4 70 (10.26%) Unix
5 37 (5.43%) Windows Server
6 36 (5.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (4.84%) Mesosphere
8 24 (3.52%) Ubuntu
9 10 (1.47%) Android
10 8 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.03%) Debian
12 5 (0.73%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.44%) CoreOS
14 3 (0.44%) Solaris
15 2 (0.29%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.29%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.15%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 446 (65.40%) DevOps
2 232 (34.02%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (27.13%) Configuration Management
4 184 (26.98%) Continuous Integration
5 156 (22.87%) Microservices
6 149 (21.85%) Open Source
7 138 (20.23%) Infrastructure as Code
8 92 (13.49%) Problem-Solving
9 87 (12.76%) Scrum
10 86 (12.61%) Load Balancing
11 78 (11.44%) Continuous Delivery
12 72 (10.56%) Machine Learning
13 68 (9.97%) Mathematics
14 63 (9.24%) Software Engineering
15 62 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
16 56 (8.21%) Visualisation
17 55 (8.06%) Kanban
18 54 (7.92%) Test Automation
19 53 (7.77%) MapReduce
20 50 (7.33%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 370 (54.25%) Python
2 237 (34.75%) Bash Shell
3 198 (29.03%) Java
4 133 (19.50%) SQL
5 120 (17.60%) PowerShell
6 103 (15.10%) Ruby
7 93 (13.64%) JavaScript
8 79 (11.58%) Go
9 72 (10.56%) C#
10 61 (8.94%) C
11 60 (8.80%) Perl
12 52 (7.62%) R
13 39 (5.72%) PHP
14 29 (4.25%) ES6
15 18 (2.64%) Scala
15 18 (2.64%) Shell Script
16 15 (2.20%) Java 8
17 14 (2.05%) T-SQL
18 13 (1.91%) Lua
19 12 (1.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 56 (8.21%) Degree
2 28 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 15 (2.20%) AWS Certification
5 11 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.47%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.59%) CCNA
8 4 (0.59%) CCNP
9 3 (0.44%) ISEB
9 3 (0.44%) RHCSA
9 3 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.29%) MCSE
10 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.29%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.15%) Linux+ Certification
11 1 (0.15%) MCSA
11 1 (0.15%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.15%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.16%) QA
2 20 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.17%) GDPR
5 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 348 (51.03%) Docker
2 50 (7.33%) Apache Flume
3 27 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (2.49%) vSphere
5 16 (2.35%) Active Directory
6 13 (1.91%) HDFS
7 8 (1.17%) Hyper-V
8 7 (1.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (0.88%) NFS
10 5 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.15%) KVM
12 1 (0.15%) oVirt
12 1 (0.15%) Varnish
12 1 (0.15%) vCloud
12 1 (0.15%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 298 (43.70%) Ansible
2 279 (40.91%) Kubernetes
3 258 (37.83%) Puppet
4 251 (36.80%) Terraform
5 181 (26.54%) Kibana
6 176 (25.81%) Opscode Chef
7 148 (21.70%) Grafana
8 143 (20.97%) Prometheus
9 128 (18.77%) logstash
10 112 (16.42%) Consul
11 75 (11.00%) Graphite
12 74 (10.85%) Packer
13 60 (8.80%) Oozie
14 57 (8.36%) Nagios
15 47 (6.89%) Docker Swarm
16 33 (4.84%) Automic
17 32 (4.69%) ZABBIX
18 30 (4.40%) Rundeck
19 26 (3.81%) Opsview
20 22 (3.23%) Icinga
Vendors
1 193 (28.30%) Splunk
2 51 (7.48%) New Relic
3 44 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 41 (6.01%) VMware
5 38 (5.57%) Oracle
6 36 (5.28%) Red Hat
7 31 (4.55%) Google
8 30 (4.40%) Delphix
8 30 (4.40%) RedGate
8 30 (4.40%) ServiceNow
9 27 (3.96%) Atlassian
10 17 (2.49%) AppDynamics
11 16 (2.35%) Black Duck
11 16 (2.35%) SolarWinds
12 13 (1.91%) Cisco
12 13 (1.91%) IBM
13 11 (1.61%) Hortonworks
14 10 (1.47%) Cloudera
15 9 (1.32%) F5
15 9 (1.32%) SAP