Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 696 702 1033
Rank change year-on-year +6 +331 +146
Permanent jobs citing Elastic Stack 529 498 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.29% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 0.73% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 416 368 216
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -14.29%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £84,000 £70,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +15.79%

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 70,160 68,655 77,706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.82% 40.58% 38.71%
Number of salaries quoted 58,704 58,357 66,988
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 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +3 472 £65,000 +8.33% 92
London -23 309 £70,000 +12.00% 54
UK excluding London +27 213 £50,000 -4.76% 42
South East +1 54 £60,000 - 12
Scotland +3 47 £32,000 -28.89% 1
North of England 0 44 £55,000 +2.33% 10
North West +16 32 £45,000 -4.26% 4
South West -11 30 £40,000 -30.43% 6
Midlands +15 24 £45,000 +12.50% 4
West Midlands +10 19 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Yorkshire +19 11 £55,000 -4.35% 2
East of England -5 10 £60,000 - 6
East Midlands +13 5 £60,000 +14.29% 1
Wales +6 4 £31,100 -13.89% 3
North East -19 1 £70,000 - 4

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 406 (76.75%) Linux
2 355 (67.11%) Amazon AWS
3 310 (58.60%) DevOps
4 307 (58.03%) Python
5 271 (51.23%) Docker
6 263 (49.72%) Ansible
7 250 (47.26%) Jenkins
8 230 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
9 212 (40.08%) Terraform
10 203 (38.37%) Git (software)
11 202 (38.19%) Puppet
12 193 (36.48%) Java
13 179 (33.84%) Opscode Chef
14 174 (32.89%) Elasticsearch
15 170 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
16 164 (31.00%) Microsoft Azure
17 155 (29.30%) Bash Shell
18 148 (27.98%) Windows
19 142 (26.84%) Splunk
20 139 (26.28%) Kubernetes
21 119 (22.50%) logstash
22 112 (21.17%) Kibana
22 112 (21.17%) Continuous Delivery
23 111 (20.98%) Web Services
24 110 (20.79%) Google Cloud Platform
25 108 (20.42%) Configuration Management
26 103 (19.47%) Open Source
27 102 (19.28%) VMware
28 101 (19.09%) Ruby
29 100 (18.90%) Microservices

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
1 174 (32.89%) Elasticsearch
2 90 (17.01%) Apache
3 84 (15.88%) Apache Spark
4 49 (9.26%) Tomcat
5 41 (7.75%) nginx
6 33 (6.24%) Confluence
7 27 (5.10%) Jetty
8 14 (2.65%) JBoss
8 14 (2.65%) OpenStack
9 13 (2.46%) IIS
10 12 (2.27%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.57%) Drupal
11 3 (0.57%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.38%) CMS
12 2 (0.38%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.38%) Mule
12 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.19%) DataSynapse
13 1 (0.19%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 355 (67.11%) Amazon AWS
2 164 (31.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 110 (20.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 72 (13.61%) Amazon EC2
5 59 (11.15%) AWS CloudFormation
6 57 (10.78%) GitHub
7 50 (9.45%) Amazon S3
8 43 (8.13%) IaaS
9 38 (7.18%) SaaS
10 28 (5.29%) Amazon ELB
11 27 (5.10%) Datadog
12 26 (4.91%) Loggly
12 26 (4.91%) Serverless
12 26 (4.91%) Sumo Logic
13 25 (4.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 24 (4.54%) Amazon EMR
15 19 (3.59%) AWS Lambda
16 17 (3.21%) PaaS
17 16 (3.02%) CloudFront
18 14 (2.65%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 58 (10.96%) Internet
2 46 (8.70%) VPN
3 44 (8.32%) Firewall
4 35 (6.62%) TCP/IP
5 34 (6.43%) HTTP
6 33 (6.24%) DNS
7 21 (3.97%) Sourcefire
8 17 (3.21%) SMTP
9 13 (2.46%) Network Security
10 11 (2.08%) DHCP
10 11 (2.08%) SNMP
11 8 (1.51%) WAN
12 7 (1.32%) LAN
13 5 (0.95%) DMZ
13 5 (0.95%) SSL
13 5 (0.95%) Unified Communications
14 4 (0.76%) ICMP
15 3 (0.57%) FTP
15 3 (0.57%) IPsec
15 3 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (18.34%) Big Data
2 94 (17.77%) MongoDB
3 89 (16.82%) Hadoop
4 79 (14.93%) MySQL
5 69 (13.04%) NoSQL
6 55 (10.40%) Apache Cassandra
7 49 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
8 46 (8.70%) SQL Server
9 44 (8.32%) Redis
10 42 (7.94%) Relational Database
11 35 (6.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 29 (5.48%) HBase
13 24 (4.54%) Data Warehouse
14 22 (4.16%) Amazon RDS
14 22 (4.16%) Impala
15 21 (3.97%) Amazon Redshift
15 21 (3.97%) Apache Hive
16 15 (2.84%) InfluxDB
17 13 (2.46%) Amazon Athena
18 11 (2.08%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 250 (47.26%) Jenkins
2 203 (38.37%) Git (software)
3 99 (18.71%) JIRA
4 90 (17.01%) GoCD
5 85 (16.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 77 (14.56%) Subversion
7 76 (14.37%) Octopus Deploy
8 61 (11.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 53 (10.02%) IBM UrbanCode
10 51 (9.64%) Maven
11 49 (9.26%) Vagrant
12 38 (7.18%) TeamCity
13 34 (6.43%) Artifactory
14 24 (4.54%) Sonatype Nexus
15 22 (4.16%) Selenium
16 21 (3.97%) Hudson
17 19 (3.59%) Gatling
17 19 (3.59%) JMeter
18 18 (3.40%) Travis CI
19 17 (3.21%) Gitweb
General
1 44 (8.32%) Finance
2 20 (3.78%) Retail
3 11 (2.08%) Banking
3 11 (2.08%) Games
4 7 (1.32%) Law
4 7 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 5 (0.95%) Investment Banking
6 4 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.76%) Marketing
7 3 (0.57%) Publishing
8 2 (0.38%) Advertising
8 2 (0.38%) Billing
8 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.19%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 172 (32.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 72 (13.61%) Consultant
3 70 (13.23%) Developer
4 66 (12.48%) Senior DevOps
5 55 (10.40%) DevOps Consultant
6 51 (9.64%) Linux Engineer
7 49 (9.26%) Cloud Engineer
8 40 (7.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 34 (6.43%) AWS DevOps
9 34 (6.43%) AWS Engineer
9 34 (6.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 29 (5.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 28 (5.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 26 (4.91%) Senior Consultant
12 26 (4.91%) Senior DevOps Consultant
13 22 (4.16%) Systems Engineer
14 21 (3.97%) Data Engineer
15 20 (3.78%) Node.js Developer
15 20 (3.78%) Senior Cloud Engineer
16 17 (3.21%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (20.98%) Web Services
2 68 (12.85%) Kafka
3 61 (11.53%) Node.js
4 57 (10.78%) AngularJS
5 52 (9.83%) Spring
6 49 (9.26%) .NET
6 49 (9.26%) RabbitMQ
7 34 (6.43%) HTML
8 28 (5.29%) React
9 27 (5.10%) Spring Boot
10 24 (4.54%) LDAP
10 24 (4.54%) REST
11 21 (3.97%) ASP.NET
11 21 (3.97%) Sensu
12 20 (3.78%) CSS
12 20 (3.78%) LAMP
13 15 (2.84%) jQuery
13 15 (2.84%) Regular Expression
13 15 (2.84%) RESTful
14 14 (2.65%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.45%) Public Cloud
2 35 (6.62%) Fintech
3 31 (5.86%) Greenfield Project
4 29 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (5.29%) Data Centre
6 27 (5.10%) Computer Science
7 20 (3.78%) Linux Command Line
8 18 (3.40%) Private Cloud
8 18 (3.40%) Security Operations Centre
9 15 (2.84%) Replication
10 13 (2.46%) Tandem
11 12 (2.27%) Algorithms
12 11 (2.08%) Clustering
13 10 (1.89%) Management Information System
13 10 (1.89%) Robotics
14 9 (1.70%) Cloud Native
15 8 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
16 7 (1.32%) Semantic Web
17 6 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
18 5 (0.95%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 406 (76.75%) Linux
2 148 (27.98%) Windows
3 80 (15.12%) Unix
4 61 (11.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 53 (10.02%) CentOS
6 50 (9.45%) Ubuntu
7 31 (5.86%) CoreOS
8 25 (4.73%) Windows Server
9 15 (2.84%) Android
9 15 (2.84%) Apple iOS
10 13 (2.46%) DC/OS
11 11 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (1.89%) Robot Operating System
13 7 (1.32%) Debian
14 6 (1.13%) AIX
15 4 (0.76%) HPUX
15 4 (0.76%) Solaris
16 3 (0.57%) Kali Linux
16 3 (0.57%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (58.60%) DevOps
2 230 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
4 112 (21.17%) Continuous Delivery
5 108 (20.42%) Configuration Management
6 103 (19.47%) Open Source
7 100 (18.90%) Microservices
8 68 (12.85%) Deployment Automation
8 68 (12.85%) Scrum
9 67 (12.67%) Machine Learning
9 67 (12.67%) Test Automation
10 63 (11.91%) Software Engineering
11 56 (10.59%) Customer Engagement
12 53 (10.02%) Problem-Solving
13 49 (9.26%) High Availability
14 48 (9.07%) Analytics
15 45 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
16 41 (7.75%) Kanban
17 37 (6.99%) TDD
18 35 (6.62%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 307 (58.03%) Python
2 193 (36.48%) Java
3 155 (29.30%) Bash Shell
4 101 (19.09%) Ruby
5 93 (17.58%) JavaScript
5 93 (17.58%) SQL
6 61 (11.53%) PowerShell
7 56 (10.59%) PHP
8 52 (9.83%) C#
9 50 (9.45%) Scala
10 49 (9.26%) C++
11 40 (7.56%) Go
12 29 (5.48%) Perl
13 25 (4.73%) Java 8
14 19 (3.59%) Groovy
15 18 (3.40%) Shell Script
16 14 (2.65%) R
17 13 (2.46%) Jython
18 12 (2.27%) T-SQL
19 11 (2.08%) ES6
Qualifications
1 69 (13.04%) Degree
2 29 (5.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (4.54%) CEH
3 24 (4.54%) GCIH
3 24 (4.54%) OSCP
4 21 (3.97%) CISSP
5 17 (3.21%) Security Cleared
6 12 (2.27%) Master's Degree
7 10 (1.89%) Numerate Degree
8 7 (1.32%) AWS Certification
9 6 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.95%) CCNA
10 5 (0.95%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.76%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.57%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.57%) CCENT
12 3 (0.57%) GCIA
12 3 (0.57%) GSEC
12 3 (0.57%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (0.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (11.72%) GCP
2 27 (5.10%) QA
3 22 (4.16%) PCI DSS
4 20 (3.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (2.27%) GPG13
6 4 (0.76%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.57%) SLA
8 2 (0.38%) MiFID
9 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 271 (51.23%) Docker
2 64 (12.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (10.02%) HDFS
4 23 (4.35%) Snort
5 20 (3.78%) Hyper-V
5 20 (3.78%) VirtualBox
6 16 (3.02%) Active Directory
6 16 (3.02%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (3.02%) Xen
7 13 (2.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 9 (1.70%) Apache Flume
9 6 (1.13%) NFS
10 3 (0.57%) KVM
11 2 (0.38%) GlusterFS
11 2 (0.38%) LXC
11 2 (0.38%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.38%) vSphere
12 1 (0.19%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 263 (49.72%) Ansible
2 212 (40.08%) Terraform
3 202 (38.19%) Puppet
4 179 (33.84%) Opscode Chef
5 139 (26.28%) Kubernetes
6 119 (22.50%) logstash
7 112 (21.17%) Kibana
8 80 (15.12%) Nagios
9 76 (14.37%) Packer
10 72 (13.61%) Consul
11 61 (11.53%) Prometheus
12 53 (10.02%) Rundeck
13 48 (9.07%) ZABBIX
14 34 (6.43%) Mesos
15 30 (5.67%) Graphite
16 27 (5.10%) Docker Swarm
17 23 (4.35%) Salt
18 21 (3.97%) Grafana
18 21 (3.97%) Suricata
19 20 (3.78%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 142 (26.84%) Splunk
2 102 (19.28%) VMware
3 69 (13.04%) New Relic
4 65 (12.29%) Google
5 57 (10.78%) ServiceNow
6 56 (10.59%) Oracle
7 53 (10.02%) Delphix
7 53 (10.02%) RedGate
8 45 (8.51%) Red Hat
9 34 (6.43%) Microsoft
10 27 (5.10%) Rackspace
11 21 (3.97%) TippingPoint
12 17 (3.21%) PagerDuty
13 16 (3.02%) SaltStack
14 13 (2.46%) Atlassian
14 13 (2.46%) Fortinet
15 12 (2.27%) FireEye
15 12 (2.27%) Palo Alto
15 12 (2.27%) Sophos
16 11 (2.08%) ArcSight