Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2019 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
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 498 719 710
Rank change year-on-year +221 -9 +349
Permanent jobs citing Elastic Stack 782 525 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.41% 0.75% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 580 413 370
UK median annual salary £62,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.62% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £88,875 £95,000 £84,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% -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 55,628 69,609 68,385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.59% 40.53% 40.50%
Number of salaries quoted 45,496 58,317 58,148
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 21 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Elastic Stack in the UK

Elastic Stack
Top 16 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 21 May 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 +206 695 £62,500 -3.85% 19
UK excluding London +227 407 £50,000 - 17
London +122 361 £75,000 +7.14% 3
South East +100 121 £45,000 -25.00% 5
North of England +85 97 £55,000 - 3
Scotland +24 61 £42,500 +32.81%
South West +52 49 £40,000 - 3
East of England +125 48 £42,500 -29.17% 3
North West +53 47 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Yorkshire +43 44 £55,000 - 2
Midlands +20 19 £62,500 +38.89% 2
West Midlands +18 12 £58,750 +30.56%
Northern Ireland - 8 - - 1
East Midlands +31 7 £75,000 +25.00% 2
North East +21 6 £50,000 -28.57%
Wales +16 4 £62,500 +100.97%

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 581 (74.30%) Linux
2 577 (73.79%) DevOps
3 518 (66.24%) Python
4 499 (63.81%) Amazon AWS
5 457 (58.44%) Ansible
6 410 (52.43%) Docker
7 367 (46.93%) Agile Software Development
8 356 (45.52%) Terraform
9 352 (45.01%) Jenkins
10 324 (41.43%) Puppet
11 281 (35.93%) Kubernetes
12 277 (35.42%) Microsoft Azure
13 266 (34.02%) Java
14 251 (32.10%) Git (software)
15 243 (31.07%) Windows
16 226 (28.90%) Continuous Integration
16 226 (28.90%) Opscode Chef
17 201 (25.70%) Open Source
18 198 (25.32%) Configuration Management
19 194 (24.81%) Splunk
20 187 (23.91%) Elasticsearch
20 187 (23.91%) Kibana
21 180 (23.02%) Consul
22 172 (21.99%) Infrastructure as Code
23 170 (21.74%) Bash Shell
24 165 (21.10%) Prometheus
25 164 (20.97%) Microservices
26 154 (19.69%) Google Cloud Platform
27 149 (19.05%) logstash
28 147 (18.80%) Node.js

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
1 187 (23.91%) Elasticsearch
2 111 (14.19%) Apache
3 71 (9.08%) Apache Spark
4 57 (7.29%) nginx
5 38 (4.86%) Tomcat
6 35 (4.48%) Confluence
7 15 (1.92%) IIS
8 7 (0.90%) JBoss
9 6 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.77%) Mule
9 6 (0.77%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.64%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.51%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.51%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.51%) WildFly
12 2 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.26%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.26%) Jupyter
13 1 (0.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (1.41%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.38%) HipChat
3 2 (0.26%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 5 (0.64%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.13%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 499 (63.81%) Amazon AWS
2 277 (35.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 154 (19.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 106 (13.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 91 (11.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 90 (11.51%) Serverless
7 88 (11.25%) Amazon S3
8 85 (10.87%) AWS Lambda
9 68 (8.70%) PaaS
10 64 (8.18%) GitHub
11 56 (7.16%) SaaS
12 48 (6.14%) Datadog
13 46 (5.88%) Amazon Kinesis
14 31 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
14 31 (3.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 29 (3.71%) Amazon EC2
15 29 (3.71%) IaaS
16 23 (2.94%) Route 53
17 20 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
18 18 (2.30%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 60 (7.67%) Firewall
2 36 (4.60%) TCP/IP
3 31 (3.96%) DNS
4 25 (3.20%) VPN
5 24 (3.07%) SSL
6 22 (2.81%) Internet
7 20 (2.56%) HTTP
8 17 (2.17%) DHCP
9 14 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (1.79%) Skype
10 13 (1.66%) WAN
11 12 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (1.41%) VRRP
13 10 (1.28%) Ethernet
13 10 (1.28%) MPLS
14 8 (1.02%) BGP
14 8 (1.02%) Broadband
14 8 (1.02%) HTTPS
14 8 (1.02%) SMTP
14 8 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (12.53%) MongoDB
2 96 (12.28%) Big Data
3 95 (12.15%) NoSQL
4 87 (11.13%) MySQL
5 86 (11.00%) PostgreSQL
6 59 (7.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 47 (6.01%) Relational Database
8 44 (5.63%) Amazon Athena
9 42 (5.37%) SQL Server
10 32 (4.09%) Amazon RDS
11 27 (3.45%) Hadoop
12 26 (3.32%) Redis
13 22 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
13 22 (2.81%) Hazelcast
14 17 (2.17%) Blockchain
15 14 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
16 11 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
17 10 (1.28%) DataStax
18 9 (1.15%) Neo4j
19 8 (1.02%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 352 (45.01%) Jenkins
2 251 (32.10%) Git (software)
3 143 (18.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 104 (13.30%) GitLab
5 101 (12.92%) Octopus Deploy
6 96 (12.28%) JIRA
7 84 (10.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 76 (9.72%) IBM UrbanCode
9 73 (9.34%) Subversion
9 73 (9.34%) TeamCity
10 64 (8.18%) GoCD
11 54 (6.91%) Travis CI
12 39 (4.99%) Vagrant
13 36 (4.60%) Artifactory
13 36 (4.60%) Maven
14 32 (4.09%) RSpec
14 32 (4.09%) Selenium
15 30 (3.84%) git-flow
16 29 (3.71%) Gradle
16 29 (3.71%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 137 (17.52%) Finance
2 22 (2.81%) Banking
3 20 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 19 (2.43%) Games
4 19 (2.43%) Retail
5 15 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.28%) Automotive
7 9 (1.15%) Marketing
8 4 (0.51%) Publishing
9 3 (0.38%) Electronics
9 3 (0.38%) International Banking
9 3 (0.38%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.26%) Advertising
11 1 (0.13%) Back Office
11 1 (0.13%) Law
11 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 306 (39.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 147 (18.80%) Senior DevOps
3 132 (16.88%) Developer
4 106 (13.55%) Consultant
5 94 (12.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 80 (10.23%) DevOps Consultant
7 71 (9.08%) Linux Engineer
8 61 (7.80%) AWS Engineer
9 52 (6.65%) Platform Engineer
9 52 (6.65%) Senior Consultant
9 52 (6.65%) Senior DevOps Consultant
10 49 (6.27%) AWS DevOps
11 46 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 45 (5.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 43 (5.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 39 (4.99%) Lead DevOps
15 34 (4.35%) Lead DevOps Engineer
16 33 (4.22%) Cloud Engineer
17 30 (3.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 30 (3.84%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (18.80%) Node.js
2 105 (13.43%) Kafka
3 89 (11.38%) .NET
4 88 (11.25%) Spring
5 84 (10.74%) AngularJS
5 84 (10.74%) HTML
6 82 (10.49%) CSS
7 75 (9.59%) Vue.js
8 65 (8.31%) Web Services
9 62 (7.93%) RESTful
10 52 (6.65%) .NET Core
11 42 (5.37%) REST
12 28 (3.58%) RabbitMQ
13 26 (3.32%) .NET Framework
14 24 (3.07%) LAMP
15 22 (2.81%) CSS3
15 22 (2.81%) HTML5
15 22 (2.81%) React
16 21 (2.69%) Django
16 21 (2.69%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.91%) Data Centre
2 52 (6.65%) Public Cloud
3 50 (6.39%) Greenfield Project
4 49 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (5.37%) Fintech
6 34 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
7 26 (3.32%) Mobile App
7 26 (3.32%) PlayStation
8 25 (3.20%) Algorithms
9 24 (3.07%) Virtual Team
10 18 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (2.05%) PKI
12 14 (1.79%) Internet of Things
13 11 (1.41%) User Experience
14 8 (1.02%) Smartphone
15 6 (0.77%) NHS
15 6 (0.77%) Self-Motivation
15 6 (0.77%) Semantic Web
16 5 (0.64%) Data Structures
16 5 (0.64%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 581 (74.30%) Linux
2 243 (31.07%) Windows
3 91 (11.64%) CentOS
4 87 (11.13%) Unix
5 66 (8.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 57 (7.29%) Ubuntu
7 49 (6.27%) Windows Server
8 32 (4.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (3.32%) Mesosphere
10 25 (3.20%) DC/OS
11 14 (1.79%) Solaris
12 10 (1.28%) Debian
13 8 (1.02%) VyOS
14 7 (0.90%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.51%) VMS
15 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.38%) Amazon Linux
16 3 (0.38%) Android
16 3 (0.38%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.38%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 577 (73.79%) DevOps
2 367 (46.93%) Agile Software Development
3 226 (28.90%) Continuous Integration
4 201 (25.70%) Open Source
5 198 (25.32%) Configuration Management
6 172 (21.99%) Infrastructure as Code
7 164 (20.97%) Microservices
8 136 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
9 91 (11.64%) Test Automation
10 80 (10.23%) Software Engineering
11 69 (8.82%) Mentoring
12 65 (8.31%) Load Balancing
13 62 (7.93%) BDD
14 60 (7.67%) Analytics
15 59 (7.54%) Infrastructure Automation
16 58 (7.42%) High Availability
17 53 (6.78%) Data Science
18 51 (6.52%) Customer Engagement
19 49 (6.27%) TDD
20 48 (6.14%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 518 (66.24%) Python
2 266 (34.02%) Java
3 170 (21.74%) Bash Shell
4 140 (17.90%) JavaScript
5 133 (17.01%) Ruby
6 115 (14.71%) SQL
7 94 (12.02%) PowerShell
8 84 (10.74%) C++
8 84 (10.74%) Go
9 73 (9.34%) C#
10 66 (8.44%) Perl
11 60 (7.67%) PHP
12 47 (6.01%) Scala
13 23 (2.94%) Java 8
13 23 (2.94%) TypeScript
14 16 (2.05%) Shell Script
15 14 (1.79%) PHP 5
15 14 (1.79%) PHP 7
16 12 (1.53%) R
17 11 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 65 (8.31%) Degree
2 37 (4.73%) Security Cleared
3 26 (3.32%) RHCE
4 25 (3.20%) RHCSA
5 16 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (1.92%) SC Cleared
7 14 (1.79%) AWS Certification
7 14 (1.79%) PhD
7 14 (1.79%) Postgraduate
8 12 (1.53%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.13%) CISSP
9 1 (0.13%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.13%) GWAPT
9 1 (0.13%) MCSE
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.01%) QA
2 30 (3.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.51%) MiFID
3 4 (0.51%) SLA
4 3 (0.38%) GDPR
5 2 (0.26%) PSD2
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 410 (52.43%) Docker
2 68 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (7.29%) Virtual Machines
4 28 (3.58%) Hyper-V
5 25 (3.20%) VirtualBox
6 21 (2.69%) Apache Flume
7 18 (2.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 13 (1.66%) Active Directory
9 10 (1.28%) vSphere
10 4 (0.51%) etcd
10 4 (0.51%) XenApp
11 3 (0.38%) KVM
11 3 (0.38%) NFS
11 3 (0.38%) Snort
11 3 (0.38%) Varnish
12 2 (0.26%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.26%) HDFS
13 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 457 (58.44%) Ansible
2 356 (45.52%) Terraform
3 324 (41.43%) Puppet
4 281 (35.93%) Kubernetes
5 226 (28.90%) Opscode Chef
6 187 (23.91%) Kibana
7 180 (23.02%) Consul
8 165 (21.10%) Prometheus
9 149 (19.05%) logstash
10 145 (18.54%) Packer
11 108 (13.81%) Grafana
12 92 (11.76%) Nagios
13 66 (8.44%) Docker Swarm
14 50 (6.39%) Rundeck
15 44 (5.63%) Icinga
16 43 (5.50%) Salt
17 41 (5.24%) HAProxy
18 28 (3.58%) Graphite
19 27 (3.45%) Opsview
19 27 (3.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 194 (24.81%) Splunk
2 84 (10.74%) VMware
3 56 (7.16%) Microsoft
4 51 (6.52%) Red Hat
4 51 (6.52%) ServiceNow
5 50 (6.39%) Delphix
5 50 (6.39%) RedGate
6 48 (6.14%) New Relic
7 38 (4.86%) Google
8 27 (3.45%) Cisco
9 25 (3.20%) AppDynamics
10 15 (1.92%) Oracle
11 14 (1.79%) Sybase
12 13 (1.66%) Hortonworks
13 12 (1.53%) PagerDuty
14 9 (1.15%) F5
15 8 (1.02%) Atlassian
15 8 (1.02%) Brocade
15 8 (1.02%) CheckPoint
15 8 (1.02%) Demandware