Period
to 7 July 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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 539 502 694
Rank change year-on-year -37 +192 +1
Permanent jobs citing Elastic Stack 334 807 558
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.55% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.06% 1.45% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 238 624 468
Median annual salary £59,250 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £53,500 £52,396
% change year-on-year -6.54% +2.11% -0.20%

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 31,413 55,804 72,254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.93% 37.96% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 25,956 45,963 60,367
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Elastic Stack
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Elastic Stack in the UK

Elastic Stack
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Elastic Stack in the UK

Elastic Stack
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Elastic Stack over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Elastic Stack in the UK

Elastic Stack
Top 17 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 7 July 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 +4 306 £60,000 -7.69% 40
London -28 169 £80,000 +6.67% 16
UK excluding London +36 163 £50,000 -6.54% 30
North of England +100 60 £45,000 -18.18% 8
North West +89 34 £63,750 +15.91% 5
South East +69 33 £55,000 -15.38% 7
Yorkshire +101 26 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Midlands +110 25 £53,750 -8.51% 2
Scotland +56 19 £47,500 - 1
West Midlands +98 17 £52,500 -6.67% 1
Work from Home +41 17 £57,500 -17.86% 5
East of England +70 12 £50,000 +11.11% 4
East Midlands +63 8 £60,000 -17.24% 1
South West +54 6 £51,250 +2.50% 3
Wales +23 4 £44,000 -29.60% 5
Northern Ireland +11 3 £42,000 -
Isle of Man - 1 £33,000 -

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 228 (68.26%) Linux
2 208 (62.28%) AWS
3 201 (60.18%) DevOps
4 200 (59.88%) Python
5 174 (52.10%) Docker
6 162 (48.50%) Ansible
7 148 (44.31%) Kubernetes
8 146 (43.71%) Jenkins
9 139 (41.62%) Agile Software Development
10 131 (39.22%) Terraform
11 129 (38.62%) Puppet
12 127 (38.02%) Azure
13 125 (37.43%) Git (software)
14 113 (33.83%) SQL
15 92 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
16 89 (26.65%) Elasticsearch
17 88 (26.35%) Java
18 81 (24.25%) Configuration Management
19 78 (23.35%) Prometheus
20 76 (22.75%) Grafana
20 76 (22.75%) Bash Shell
21 71 (21.26%) Kibana
22 69 (20.66%) CentOS
23 68 (20.36%) Open Source
23 68 (20.36%) Finance
23 68 (20.36%) Ruby
24 67 (20.06%) Opscode Chef
25 66 (19.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
26 65 (19.46%) Microservices
26 65 (19.46%) 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 89 (26.65%) Elasticsearch
2 31 (9.28%) Apache
3 22 (6.59%) Confluence
4 21 (6.29%) Apache Spark
5 18 (5.39%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.99%) OpenStack
7 9 (2.69%) IIS
8 5 (1.50%) Apache Airflow
8 5 (1.50%) Luigi
9 4 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.90%) Gluu
10 3 (0.90%) nginx
11 2 (0.60%) Apache TomEE
11 2 (0.60%) JBoss
11 2 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.30%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.30%) Documentum
12 1 (0.30%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Gephi
1 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 18 (5.39%) Salerio
2 2 (0.60%) R3 Corda
2 2 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 208 (62.28%) AWS
2 127 (38.02%) Azure
3 64 (19.16%) GCP
4 46 (13.77%) GitHub
5 38 (11.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 38 (11.38%) Serverless
6 35 (10.48%) Amazon S3
7 29 (8.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 28 (8.38%) AWS Lambda
9 26 (7.78%) Amazon ECS
10 20 (5.99%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (5.99%) PaaS
11 19 (5.69%) Amazon EC2
12 18 (5.39%) Amazon Kinesis
13 15 (4.49%) SaaS
14 12 (3.59%) IaaS
15 11 (3.29%) Datadog
16 9 (2.69%) Amazon SQS
16 9 (2.69%) Azure Data Factory
17 7 (2.10%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 35 (10.48%) Firewall
2 15 (4.49%) VPN
3 13 (3.89%) DNS
4 12 (3.59%) HTTP
5 9 (2.69%) SSL
5 9 (2.69%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.80%) Internet
6 6 (1.80%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (1.50%) FTP
7 5 (1.50%) IMAP
7 5 (1.50%) SMTP
8 4 (1.20%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (1.20%) Skype
8 4 (1.20%) WebEx
9 3 (0.90%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (0.90%) OpenVPN
9 3 (0.90%) tcpdump
10 2 (0.60%) MPLS
10 2 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.60%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (18.86%) SQL Server
2 60 (17.96%) NoSQL
3 43 (12.87%) Big Data
4 38 (11.38%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (8.98%) MySQL
6 28 (8.38%) MongoDB
7 21 (6.29%) Hadoop
8 19 (5.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 18 (5.39%) Redis
10 17 (5.09%) Amazon Athena
11 15 (4.49%) Amazon RDS
11 15 (4.49%) MariaDB
12 13 (3.89%) Neo4j
13 12 (3.59%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (2.40%) Blockchain
16 7 (2.10%) Amazon Redshift
17 6 (1.80%) InfluxDB
18 5 (1.50%) Cosmos DB
18 5 (1.50%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 146 (43.71%) Jenkins
2 125 (37.43%) Git (software)
3 66 (19.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 61 (18.26%) GitLab
5 52 (15.57%) JIRA
6 27 (8.08%) Bitbucket
7 17 (5.09%) TeamCity
8 16 (4.79%) Maven
9 15 (4.49%) SonarQube
9 15 (4.49%) Vagrant
10 14 (4.19%) Selenium
11 13 (3.89%) git-flow
11 13 (3.89%) Travis CI
12 12 (3.59%) Artifactory
13 11 (3.29%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (3.29%) RSpec
14 10 (2.99%) JMeter
15 9 (2.69%) JUnit
16 8 (2.40%) Gradle
17 7 (2.10%) CircleCI
General
1 68 (20.36%) Finance
2 26 (7.78%) Public Sector
3 11 (3.29%) Banking
4 10 (2.99%) Games
5 8 (2.40%) Law
6 6 (1.80%) Marketing
7 4 (1.20%) Front Office
7 4 (1.20%) Retail
8 3 (0.90%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.90%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.60%) Electronics
9 2 (0.60%) Legal
10 1 (0.30%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Billing
10 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 142 (42.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (12.87%) Developer
3 41 (12.28%) Platform Engineer
4 30 (8.98%) AWS Engineer
5 24 (7.19%) Analyst
5 24 (7.19%) Senior Developer
6 22 (6.59%) AWS DevOps
6 22 (6.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 20 (5.99%) Consultant
8 19 (5.69%) Applications Support
9 18 (5.39%) Administrator
9 18 (5.39%) Support Analyst
10 17 (5.09%) Applications Support Analyst
10 17 (5.09%) Junior
10 17 (5.09%) Network Engineer
11 16 (4.79%) Systems Administrator
12 15 (4.49%) Junior Analyst
12 15 (4.49%) Junior Applications Support
12 15 (4.49%) Junior Support Analyst
12 15 (4.49%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (16.17%) .NET
2 53 (15.87%) Kafka
3 32 (9.58%) HTML
4 24 (7.19%) Node.js
5 21 (6.29%) Web Services
6 20 (5.99%) .NET Core
7 18 (5.39%) Regular Expression
8 15 (4.49%) RabbitMQ
9 14 (4.19%) HTML5
10 13 (3.89%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (3.89%) YAML
11 12 (3.59%) CSS
11 12 (3.59%) LAMP
11 12 (3.59%) React
11 12 (3.59%) RESTful
12 10 (2.99%) REST
12 10 (2.99%) Spring
13 8 (2.40%) Apache NiFi
13 8 (2.40%) Lambda Expressions
14 7 (2.10%) Jinja
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.77%) Public Cloud
2 27 (8.08%) Data Centre
3 20 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.99%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (5.39%) SWIFT
4 18 (5.39%) User Experience
5 17 (5.09%) Derivative
5 17 (5.09%) Equities
6 9 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.50%) iPhone
7 5 (1.50%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.50%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.20%) Social Media
9 3 (0.90%) CMDB
9 3 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (0.90%) Internet of Things
9 3 (0.90%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.90%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.90%) Replication
10 2 (0.60%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 228 (68.26%) Linux
2 69 (20.66%) CentOS
3 61 (18.26%) Windows
4 60 (17.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (11.68%) Unix
6 24 (7.19%) Windows Server
7 20 (5.99%) Ubuntu
8 19 (5.69%) Windows 10
9 18 (5.39%) Windows 7
10 17 (5.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (3.59%) Debian
12 7 (2.10%) FreeBSD
12 7 (2.10%) FreeNAS
13 6 (1.80%) Mesosphere
14 5 (1.50%) Android
15 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.90%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (60.18%) DevOps
2 139 (41.62%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
4 81 (24.25%) Configuration Management
5 68 (20.36%) Open Source
6 65 (19.46%) Infrastructure as Code
6 65 (19.46%) Microservices
7 55 (16.47%) Load Balancing
8 42 (12.57%) IT Strategy
9 40 (11.98%) Infrastructure Automation
9 40 (11.98%) TDD
10 39 (11.68%) Continuous Delivery
10 39 (11.68%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 37 (11.08%) Machine Learning
12 34 (10.18%) Software Engineering
13 32 (9.58%) Problem-Solving
14 30 (8.98%) High Availability
14 30 (8.98%) Mentoring
15 27 (8.08%) Scrum
15 27 (8.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 200 (59.88%) Python
2 113 (33.83%) SQL
3 88 (26.35%) Java
4 76 (22.75%) Bash Shell
5 68 (20.36%) Ruby
6 59 (17.66%) PowerShell
7 56 (16.77%) Go
8 39 (11.68%) JavaScript
9 38 (11.38%) Perl
10 37 (11.08%) PHP
11 30 (8.98%) C#
12 16 (4.79%) C++
13 11 (3.29%) Groovy
14 10 (2.99%) Scala
15 8 (2.40%) C
15 8 (2.40%) TypeScript
16 6 (1.80%) Shell Script
17 5 (1.50%) ES6
18 4 (1.20%) Java 8
18 4 (1.20%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (8.68%) AWS Certification
2 19 (5.69%) Degree
3 18 (5.39%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.10%) CCNA
6 6 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.80%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.50%) RHCE
8 4 (1.20%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.90%) CCNP
10 2 (0.60%) CEH
10 2 (0.60%) CISSP
10 2 (0.60%) GIAC
10 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.60%) Linux+ Certification
10 2 (0.60%) MCSE
10 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.60%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.60%) SANS
10 2 (0.60%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.19%) QA
2 3 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 174 (52.10%) Docker
2 26 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.49%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (3.29%) Active Directory
5 10 (2.99%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (2.10%) KVM
7 7 (2.10%) VirtualBox
8 6 (1.80%) HDFS
9 4 (1.20%) vSphere
10 3 (0.90%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.90%) iptables
11 2 (0.60%) vCloud
12 1 (0.30%) Ceph
12 1 (0.30%) Gluster
12 1 (0.30%) LXC
Systems Management
1 162 (48.50%) Ansible
2 148 (44.31%) Kubernetes
3 131 (39.22%) Terraform
4 129 (38.62%) Puppet
5 78 (23.35%) Prometheus
6 76 (22.75%) Grafana
7 71 (21.26%) Kibana
8 67 (20.06%) Opscode Chef
9 58 (17.37%) logstash
10 49 (14.67%) Packer
11 43 (12.87%) Graphite
12 40 (11.98%) Consul
13 39 (11.68%) Nagios
14 23 (6.89%) Docker Swarm
15 18 (5.39%) Salt
16 16 (4.79%) Opsview
17 13 (3.89%) Netcool
17 13 (3.89%) ZABBIX
18 11 (3.29%) Icinga
19 8 (2.40%) Mesos
Vendors
1 57 (17.07%) Splunk
2 29 (8.68%) Oracle
2 29 (8.68%) VMware
3 28 (8.38%) ServiceNow
4 27 (8.08%) Microsoft
5 26 (7.78%) Red Hat
6 17 (5.09%) AppDynamics
6 17 (5.09%) Atlassian
7 14 (4.19%) Dynatrace
8 13 (3.89%) SevOne
8 13 (3.89%) TOWER Software
9 11 (3.29%) Google
10 10 (2.99%) Percona
11 7 (2.10%) SaltStack
12 6 (1.80%) Cisco
13 5 (1.50%) Databricks
13 5 (1.50%) F5
13 5 (1.50%) Hortonworks
13 5 (1.50%) SolarWinds
14 4 (1.20%) New Relic