Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Elastic Stack (formerly ELK Stack - Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana)
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 645 695 940
Rank change year-on-year +50 +245 +210
Permanent jobs citing Elastic Stack 605 566 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.32% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 0.79% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 472 418 305
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% - -3.85%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £36,450
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,396 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -0.20% -4.55% -15.38%

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 67,453 71,611 75,835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.29% 40.36% 39.10%
Number of salaries quoted 55,888 59,262 65,798
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 2018. 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 +35 548 £60,000 -5.14% 83
London +15 318 £70,000 +3.70% 42
UK excluding London +105 284 £52,396 -0.20% 52
South East +33 87 £62,750 -0.40% 14
North of England +64 72 £52,396 -4.74% 13
North West +34 46 £47,500 -17.39% 8
Scotland +43 45 £50,000 +20.48% 9
South West +26 35 £40,000 -23.81% 3
Midlands +9 25 £47,500 -9.52% 8
Yorkshire +18 21 £52,500 -4.55% 3
West Midlands +22 19 £47,500 +37.68% 2
East of England +14 13 £46,000 -8.00% 3
Wales +9 9 £49,039 +35.78% 2
East Midlands -2 6 £52,500 -4.55% 5
North East - 5 £76,250 - 2

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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.

1 459 (75.87%) Linux
2 372 (61.49%) Amazon AWS
3 341 (56.36%) Python
4 326 (53.88%) DevOps
5 294 (48.60%) Ansible
6 287 (47.44%) Docker
7 243 (40.17%) Jenkins
8 236 (39.01%) Puppet
9 235 (38.84%) Agile Software Development
10 224 (37.02%) Terraform
11 220 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
12 211 (34.88%) Microsoft Azure
13 200 (33.06%) Java
14 197 (32.56%) Continuous Integration
15 196 (32.40%) Windows
16 185 (30.58%) Git (software)
16 185 (30.58%) Elasticsearch
17 161 (26.61%) Splunk
18 150 (24.79%) Bash Shell
19 146 (24.13%) Kubernetes
20 132 (21.82%) Google Cloud Platform
21 130 (21.49%) Kibana
21 130 (21.49%) Continuous Delivery
22 123 (20.33%) logstash
23 115 (19.01%) SQL
23 115 (19.01%) Configuration Management
24 114 (18.84%) Microservices
25 113 (18.68%) VMware
25 113 (18.68%) Open Source
26 111 (18.35%) JIRA

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
1 185 (30.58%) Elasticsearch
2 91 (15.04%) Apache
3 69 (11.40%) Apache Spark
4 42 (6.94%) Tomcat
5 38 (6.28%) Confluence
6 33 (5.45%) nginx
7 19 (3.14%) JBoss
8 17 (2.81%) IIS
9 16 (2.64%) Jetty
10 14 (2.31%) OpenStack
10 14 (2.31%) WebLogic
11 12 (1.98%) Apache Solr
12 11 (1.82%) Jupyter
13 9 (1.49%) Mule
14 8 (1.32%) SharePoint
15 3 (0.50%) CMS
15 3 (0.50%) Mattermost
15 3 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.50%) XWiki
16 2 (0.33%) uWSGI
Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.17%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 372 (61.49%) Amazon AWS
2 211 (34.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 132 (21.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 89 (14.71%) AWS CloudFormation
5 68 (11.24%) Amazon EC2
5 68 (11.24%) GitHub
6 44 (7.27%) Amazon S3
7 42 (6.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 41 (6.78%) SaaS
9 38 (6.28%) IaaS
10 36 (5.95%) Amazon ELB
11 26 (4.30%) Datadog
12 25 (4.13%) Cloud Computing
13 22 (3.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 21 (3.47%) Sumo Logic
15 20 (3.31%) Loggly
15 20 (3.31%) Route 53
16 17 (2.81%) Serverless
17 16 (2.64%) IBM Cloud
18 12 (1.98%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 78 (12.89%) Firewall
2 65 (10.74%) TCP/IP
3 51 (8.43%) VPN
4 43 (7.11%) Internet
5 28 (4.63%) HTTP
5 28 (4.63%) Sourcefire
6 27 (4.46%) DNS
7 23 (3.80%) Network Security
8 12 (1.98%) DHCP
9 11 (1.82%) SNMP
10 8 (1.32%) Intranet
10 8 (1.32%) WAN
11 7 (1.16%) LAN
12 6 (0.99%) SAN
12 6 (0.99%) Unified Communications
12 6 (0.99%) Wireless
13 5 (0.83%) VoIP
14 4 (0.66%) DKIM
14 4 (0.66%) ICMP
14 4 (0.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (17.02%) MongoDB
2 79 (13.06%) NoSQL
3 76 (12.56%) Hadoop
4 74 (12.23%) Big Data
5 69 (11.40%) MySQL
6 62 (10.25%) Relational Database
7 59 (9.75%) PostgreSQL
8 55 (9.09%) SQL Server
9 52 (8.60%) Redis
10 46 (7.60%) Apache Cassandra
11 29 (4.79%) Amazon RDS
12 20 (3.31%) HBase
13 19 (3.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 19 (3.14%) InfluxDB
14 17 (2.81%) Apache Hive
14 17 (2.81%) Event Store
15 15 (2.48%) RDBMS
16 14 (2.31%) Impala
17 13 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
18 9 (1.49%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 243 (40.17%) Jenkins
2 185 (30.58%) Git (software)
3 111 (18.35%) JIRA
4 106 (17.52%) Octopus Deploy
5 96 (15.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 79 (13.06%) GoCD
7 69 (11.40%) Subversion
8 66 (10.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 60 (9.92%) IBM UrbanCode
10 58 (9.59%) Maven
10 58 (9.59%) TeamCity
10 58 (9.59%) Vagrant
11 44 (7.27%) Travis CI
12 31 (5.12%) Artifactory
13 30 (4.96%) GitLab
14 28 (4.63%) Bitbucket
15 24 (3.97%) Selenium
16 21 (3.47%) Sonatype Nexus
17 19 (3.14%) git-flow
18 14 (2.31%) Gatling
General
1 87 (14.38%) Finance
2 22 (3.64%) Retail
3 20 (3.31%) Legal
4 17 (2.81%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.31%) Games
6 13 (2.15%) Banking
7 12 (1.98%) Marketing
8 9 (1.49%) Publishing
9 8 (1.32%) Law
10 6 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.99%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.83%) Automotive
11 5 (0.83%) Billing
12 4 (0.66%) Electronics
12 4 (0.66%) French Language
13 3 (0.50%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Advertising
14 1 (0.17%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 165 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 98 (16.20%) Developer
3 74 (12.23%) Consultant
4 61 (10.08%) DevOps Consultant
4 61 (10.08%) Senior DevOps
5 44 (7.27%) AWS DevOps
6 41 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
7 39 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
8 37 (6.12%) AWS Engineer
9 36 (5.95%) Senior Consultant
10 34 (5.62%) Cloud Engineer
10 34 (5.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 34 (5.62%) Senior DevOps Consultant
11 27 (4.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 26 (4.30%) Java Developer
12 26 (4.30%) Lead DevOps
13 25 (4.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 25 (4.13%) Senior Developer
14 24 (3.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 21 (3.47%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (12.40%) Web Services
2 66 (10.91%) Node.js
3 58 (9.59%) Spring
4 55 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
5 54 (8.93%) AngularJS
5 54 (8.93%) HTML
6 51 (8.43%) REST
7 48 (7.93%) .NET
8 45 (7.44%) Kafka
9 42 (6.94%) React
10 34 (5.62%) CSS
11 33 (5.45%) Spring Boot
12 28 (4.63%) ASP.NET
13 25 (4.13%) Redux
13 25 (4.13%) RESTful
14 24 (3.97%) Vue.js
15 21 (3.47%) Ajax
15 21 (3.47%) Ember.js
15 21 (3.47%) Sensu
16 20 (3.31%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 46 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (6.78%) Public Cloud
3 38 (6.28%) Greenfield Project
4 34 (5.62%) Computer Science
5 28 (4.63%) Fintech
6 23 (3.80%) Security Operations Centre
7 21 (3.47%) Data Centre
7 21 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (3.47%) Replication
8 20 (3.31%) Clustering
8 20 (3.31%) Linux Command Line
9 13 (2.15%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.98%) Data Structures
11 11 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (1.32%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 8 (1.32%) Online Gambling
12 8 (1.32%) PlayStation
13 7 (1.16%) BBC
13 7 (1.16%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 459 (75.87%) Linux
2 196 (32.40%) Windows
3 104 (17.19%) Unix
4 85 (14.05%) CentOS
5 60 (9.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 60 (9.92%) Ubuntu
6 42 (6.94%) Windows Server
7 16 (2.64%) Debian
7 16 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (2.48%) CoreOS
9 13 (2.15%) DC/OS
10 9 (1.49%) Mesosphere
11 6 (0.99%) Android
11 6 (0.99%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.99%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.83%) Amazon Linux
13 4 (0.66%) AIX
13 4 (0.66%) HPUX
13 4 (0.66%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (53.88%) DevOps
2 235 (38.84%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (32.56%) Continuous Integration
4 130 (21.49%) Continuous Delivery
5 115 (19.01%) Configuration Management
6 114 (18.84%) Microservices
7 113 (18.68%) Open Source
8 93 (15.37%) Problem-Solving
9 70 (11.57%) Deployment Automation
10 67 (11.07%) SIEM
11 63 (10.41%) Test Automation
12 58 (9.59%) Scrum
13 55 (9.09%) Software Engineering
14 52 (8.60%) Analytics
14 52 (8.60%) Customer Engagement
14 52 (8.60%) Cybersecurity
14 52 (8.60%) Machine Learning
15 48 (7.93%) Information Security
16 46 (7.60%) BDD
17 43 (7.11%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 341 (56.36%) Python
2 200 (33.06%) Java
3 150 (24.79%) Bash Shell
4 115 (19.01%) SQL
5 111 (18.35%) JavaScript
6 106 (17.52%) Ruby
7 94 (15.54%) PowerShell
8 52 (8.60%) C#
9 51 (8.43%) PHP
10 50 (8.26%) Go
11 44 (7.27%) Scala
12 35 (5.79%) Perl
13 31 (5.12%) C++
14 23 (3.80%) Java 8
15 21 (3.47%) T-SQL
16 20 (3.31%) Shell Script
17 14 (2.31%) C
18 7 (1.16%) Erlang
18 7 (1.16%) Groovy
19 5 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 77 (12.73%) Degree
2 44 (7.27%) CISSP
3 31 (5.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 29 (4.79%) GCIH
5 28 (4.63%) CEH
6 27 (4.46%) OSCP
7 18 (2.98%) CISM
8 17 (2.81%) Security Cleared
9 12 (1.98%) Master's Degree
10 11 (1.82%) DV Cleared
11 10 (1.65%) AWS Certification
12 5 (0.83%) CCNA
12 5 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.83%) GCIA
12 5 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.83%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.50%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.50%) GSEC
13 3 (0.50%) RHCE
13 3 (0.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (12.73%) GCP
2 54 (8.93%) QA
3 23 (3.80%) GDPR
4 21 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (3.31%) MiFID
6 15 (2.48%) SLA
7 14 (2.31%) PCI DSS
8 12 (1.98%) GPG13
9 6 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 287 (47.44%) Docker
2 52 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (7.60%) Snort
4 45 (7.44%) HDFS
5 37 (6.12%) Active Directory
6 34 (5.62%) Hyper-V
7 17 (2.81%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (2.48%) VirtualBox
9 11 (1.82%) Apache Flume
10 7 (1.16%) KVM
10 7 (1.16%) Xen
11 4 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.66%) LXC
12 3 (0.50%) NFS
12 3 (0.50%) pfSense
12 3 (0.50%) PowerDNS
12 3 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.50%) XenServer
13 2 (0.33%) vSphere
13 2 (0.33%) zsh
Systems Management
1 294 (48.60%) Ansible
2 236 (39.01%) Puppet
3 224 (37.02%) Terraform
4 220 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
5 146 (24.13%) Kubernetes
6 130 (21.49%) Kibana
7 123 (20.33%) logstash
8 90 (14.88%) Packer
9 89 (14.71%) Nagios
10 78 (12.89%) Consul
11 69 (11.40%) Prometheus
12 66 (10.91%) ZABBIX
13 55 (9.09%) Grafana
14 52 (8.60%) Rundeck
15 47 (7.77%) Graphite
16 25 (4.13%) Mesos
16 25 (4.13%) Salt
17 24 (3.97%) Docker Swarm
17 24 (3.97%) Suricata
18 21 (3.47%) QRadar
Vendors
1 161 (26.61%) Splunk
2 113 (18.68%) VMware
3 71 (11.74%) Google
4 68 (11.24%) New Relic
5 55 (9.09%) ServiceNow
6 52 (8.60%) Delphix
6 52 (8.60%) RedGate
7 50 (8.26%) Microsoft
8 45 (7.44%) Red Hat
9 43 (7.11%) Oracle
10 27 (4.46%) Atlassian
11 24 (3.97%) Rackspace
11 24 (3.97%) TippingPoint
12 23 (3.80%) Cisco
13 15 (2.48%) ArcSight
13 15 (2.48%) Palo Alto
14 12 (1.98%) AlienVault
14 12 (1.98%) LogRhythm
14 12 (1.98%) PagerDuty
15 11 (1.82%) AppDynamics