Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 672 678 1003
Rank change year-on-year +6 +325 +151
Permanent jobs citing Elastic Stack 569 567 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.32% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.80% 0.79% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 438 411 271
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - -14.29%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £85,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 71,411 72,214 79,272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.61% 40.66% 38.99%
Number of salaries quoted 59,472 60,657 68,576
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -5 512 £63,000 +5.00% 92
London -17 312 £70,000 +7.69% 51
UK excluding London +59 253 £52,500 - 47
South East +18 72 £62,500 +2.04% 17
North of England +18 60 £52,396 -4.74% 12
Scotland +13 47 £35,000 -12.50% 3
North West +23 38 £40,380 -21.21% 7
South West +14 32 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Midlands +17 26 £47,500 +5.56% 5
West Midlands +19 22 £46,250 +24.16% 4
Yorkshire +14 17 £55,000 - 2
East of England +7 11 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Wales 0 7 £40,069 +10.95% 2
North East -16 5 £76,250 - 3
East Midlands +1 4 £60,000 +14.29% 1

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 431 (75.75%) Linux
2 374 (65.73%) Amazon AWS
3 326 (57.29%) Python
4 321 (56.41%) DevOps
5 305 (53.60%) Docker
6 281 (49.38%) Ansible
7 265 (46.57%) Jenkins
8 255 (44.82%) Agile Software Development
9 224 (39.37%) Terraform
10 218 (38.31%) Puppet
11 216 (37.96%) Git (software)
12 212 (37.26%) Java
13 198 (34.80%) Opscode Chef
14 193 (33.92%) Continuous Integration
15 187 (32.86%) Microsoft Azure
16 184 (32.34%) Elasticsearch
17 162 (28.47%) Windows
18 157 (27.59%) Bash Shell
19 149 (26.19%) Kubernetes
20 148 (26.01%) Splunk
21 135 (23.73%) logstash
22 131 (23.02%) Kibana
23 123 (21.62%) Continuous Delivery
24 120 (21.09%) Ruby
25 116 (20.39%) MongoDB
25 116 (20.39%) Google Cloud Platform
26 115 (20.21%) Microservices
26 115 (20.21%) JIRA
27 111 (19.51%) SQL
28 110 (19.33%) Configuration Management

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
1 184 (32.34%) Elasticsearch
2 95 (16.70%) Apache
3 78 (13.71%) Apache Spark
4 57 (10.02%) Tomcat
5 39 (6.85%) Confluence
5 39 (6.85%) nginx
6 27 (4.75%) Jetty
7 16 (2.81%) JBoss
8 14 (2.46%) IIS
9 13 (2.28%) OpenStack
10 11 (1.93%) Apache Solr
11 7 (1.23%) Mule
11 7 (1.23%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.88%) Jupyter
13 4 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.53%) Drupal
14 3 (0.53%) Mattermost
14 3 (0.53%) XWiki
15 2 (0.35%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.18%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 374 (65.73%) Amazon AWS
2 187 (32.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (20.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 72 (12.65%) Amazon EC2
5 68 (11.95%) AWS CloudFormation
5 68 (11.95%) GitHub
6 42 (7.38%) SaaS
7 41 (7.21%) Amazon S3
8 40 (7.03%) IaaS
9 32 (5.62%) Datadog
10 31 (5.45%) Amazon ELB
11 28 (4.92%) Loggly
12 27 (4.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 27 (4.75%) Sumo Logic
13 20 (3.51%) Amazon EMR
14 19 (3.34%) Cloud Computing
15 16 (2.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 16 (2.81%) Route 53
16 15 (2.64%) Serverless
17 14 (2.46%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 58 (10.19%) Firewall
2 53 (9.31%) Internet
3 49 (8.61%) VPN
4 43 (7.56%) TCP/IP
5 37 (6.50%) HTTP
6 35 (6.15%) DNS
7 24 (4.22%) Sourcefire
8 17 (2.99%) Network Security
9 14 (2.46%) SMTP
10 12 (2.11%) SNMP
11 11 (1.93%) DHCP
12 7 (1.23%) WAN
13 6 (1.05%) LAN
14 5 (0.88%) DMZ
14 5 (0.88%) Unified Communications
15 4 (0.70%) ICMP
15 4 (0.70%) IPsec
15 4 (0.70%) SAN
15 4 (0.70%) Wireless
16 3 (0.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (20.39%) MongoDB
2 90 (15.82%) Big Data
2 90 (15.82%) MySQL
3 79 (13.88%) Hadoop
4 77 (13.53%) NoSQL
5 59 (10.37%) PostgreSQL
6 58 (10.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 58 (10.19%) Redis
7 54 (9.49%) Relational Database
8 48 (8.44%) SQL Server
9 33 (5.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 26 (4.57%) HBase
11 24 (4.22%) Amazon RDS
12 20 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (3.34%) Apache Hive
14 18 (3.16%) Impala
14 18 (3.16%) RDBMS
15 15 (2.64%) Amazon Redshift
15 15 (2.64%) Event Store
16 14 (2.46%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 265 (46.57%) Jenkins
2 216 (37.96%) Git (software)
3 115 (20.21%) JIRA
4 98 (17.22%) GoCD
5 87 (15.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 85 (14.94%) Octopus Deploy
7 78 (13.71%) Subversion
8 69 (12.13%) Maven
9 60 (10.54%) Vagrant
10 57 (10.02%) Team Foundation Server
11 52 (9.14%) IBM UrbanCode
12 42 (7.38%) TeamCity
13 39 (6.85%) Artifactory
14 28 (4.92%) Selenium
15 26 (4.57%) Sonatype Nexus
16 25 (4.39%) GitLab
17 24 (4.22%) Travis CI
18 19 (3.34%) Gatling
19 17 (2.99%) Hudson
19 17 (2.99%) SonarQube
General
1 54 (9.49%) Finance
2 27 (4.75%) Retail
3 14 (2.46%) Banking
4 10 (1.76%) Law
5 9 (1.58%) Games
6 7 (1.23%) Publishing
7 6 (1.05%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.05%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.70%) Billing
8 4 (0.70%) Legal
8 4 (0.70%) Marketing
9 3 (0.53%) French Language
9 3 (0.53%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.35%) Advertising
10 2 (0.35%) Automotive
10 2 (0.35%) Electronics
10 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.18%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 173 (30.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 80 (14.06%) Developer
3 69 (12.13%) Consultant
4 59 (10.37%) Senior DevOps
5 52 (9.14%) DevOps Consultant
5 52 (9.14%) Linux Engineer
6 50 (8.79%) Cloud Engineer
7 38 (6.68%) AWS DevOps
8 36 (6.33%) AWS Engineer
8 36 (6.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 35 (6.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 32 (5.62%) Systems Engineer
11 30 (5.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 28 (4.92%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 25 (4.39%) Java Developer
13 25 (4.39%) Senior Consultant
14 24 (4.22%) Senior DevOps Consultant
15 19 (3.34%) Data Engineer
16 18 (3.16%) Administrator
16 18 (3.16%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (19.16%) Web Services
2 69 (12.13%) Spring
3 64 (11.25%) Node.js
4 62 (10.90%) Kafka
5 56 (9.84%) AngularJS
5 56 (9.84%) RabbitMQ
6 43 (7.56%) .NET
7 41 (7.21%) HTML
8 39 (6.85%) REST
9 37 (6.50%) Spring Boot
10 29 (5.10%) React
11 24 (4.22%) ASP.NET
11 24 (4.22%) LDAP
12 22 (3.87%) CSS
12 22 (3.87%) LAMP
12 22 (3.87%) RESTful
13 19 (3.34%) Ember.js
14 18 (3.16%) Redux
14 18 (3.16%) Sensu
14 18 (3.16%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.31%) Public Cloud
2 40 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (6.33%) Fintech
3 36 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
4 32 (5.62%) Computer Science
5 27 (4.75%) Data Centre
6 24 (4.22%) Linux Command Line
7 20 (3.51%) Security Operations Centre
8 19 (3.34%) Replication
9 16 (2.81%) Clustering
10 15 (2.64%) Private Cloud
11 11 (1.93%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.58%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.58%) Tandem
13 8 (1.41%) Cloud Native
13 8 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
14 5 (0.88%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.88%) Robotics
14 5 (0.88%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 431 (75.75%) Linux
2 162 (28.47%) Windows
3 86 (15.11%) Unix
4 64 (11.25%) CentOS
5 60 (10.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 57 (10.02%) Ubuntu
7 30 (5.27%) Windows Server
8 22 (3.87%) CoreOS
9 14 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (2.28%) DC/OS
11 12 (2.11%) Android
11 12 (2.11%) Apple iOS
12 11 (1.93%) Debian
13 7 (1.23%) AIX
14 5 (0.88%) HPUX
14 5 (0.88%) Robot Operating System
14 5 (0.88%) Solaris
15 4 (0.70%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.53%) Amazon Linux
16 3 (0.53%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (56.41%) DevOps
2 255 (44.82%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (33.92%) Continuous Integration
4 123 (21.62%) Continuous Delivery
5 115 (20.21%) Microservices
6 110 (19.33%) Configuration Management
7 106 (18.63%) Open Source
8 77 (13.53%) Test Automation
9 74 (13.01%) Deployment Automation
10 72 (12.65%) Problem-Solving
11 67 (11.78%) Software Engineering
12 65 (11.42%) Machine Learning
13 63 (11.07%) Scrum
14 52 (9.14%) Customer Engagement
15 49 (8.61%) Analytics
16 48 (8.44%) High Availability
17 45 (7.91%) Continuous Improvement
18 43 (7.56%) TDD
19 41 (7.21%) Kanban
20 39 (6.85%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 326 (57.29%) Python
2 212 (37.26%) Java
3 157 (27.59%) Bash Shell
4 120 (21.09%) Ruby
5 111 (19.51%) SQL
6 100 (17.57%) JavaScript
7 72 (12.65%) PowerShell
8 54 (9.49%) PHP
9 52 (9.14%) Go
10 49 (8.61%) Scala
11 44 (7.73%) C#
11 44 (7.73%) C++
12 30 (5.27%) Java 8
13 29 (5.10%) Perl
14 24 (4.22%) Shell Script
15 17 (2.99%) T-SQL
16 14 (2.46%) Groovy
17 13 (2.28%) Jython
18 11 (1.93%) R
19 9 (1.58%) C
Qualifications
1 69 (12.13%) Degree
2 27 (4.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (4.39%) GCIH
4 24 (4.22%) CEH
4 24 (4.22%) CISSP
5 23 (4.04%) OSCP
6 14 (2.46%) Security Cleared
7 11 (1.93%) Master's Degree
8 7 (1.23%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.05%) AWS Certification
9 6 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.88%) CCNA
10 5 (0.88%) GCIA
10 5 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.53%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.53%) CCENT
11 3 (0.53%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (0.53%) GSEC
11 3 (0.53%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (0.53%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (10.37%) GCP
2 39 (6.85%) QA
3 23 (4.04%) PCI DSS
4 14 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.58%) GPG13
6 7 (1.23%) SLA
7 4 (0.70%) MiFID
8 2 (0.35%) GDPR
8 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 305 (53.60%) Docker
2 59 (10.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (8.44%) HDFS
4 28 (4.92%) Snort
5 24 (4.22%) Hyper-V
6 21 (3.69%) Active Directory
7 17 (2.99%) Xen
8 16 (2.81%) VirtualBox
9 13 (2.28%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (1.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 7 (1.23%) Apache Flume
11 7 (1.23%) NFS
12 4 (0.70%) LXC
13 3 (0.53%) KVM
13 3 (0.53%) pfSense
13 3 (0.53%) vSphere
14 2 (0.35%) PowerDNS
14 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.35%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.35%) zsh
Systems Management
1 281 (49.38%) Ansible
2 224 (39.37%) Terraform
3 218 (38.31%) Puppet
4 198 (34.80%) Opscode Chef
5 149 (26.19%) Kubernetes
6 135 (23.73%) logstash
7 131 (23.02%) Kibana
8 96 (16.87%) Nagios
9 84 (14.76%) Packer
10 77 (13.53%) Consul
11 62 (10.90%) Prometheus
12 60 (10.54%) ZABBIX
13 52 (9.14%) Rundeck
14 39 (6.85%) Grafana
14 39 (6.85%) Graphite
15 33 (5.80%) Docker Swarm
16 30 (5.27%) Mesos
16 30 (5.27%) Salt
17 21 (3.69%) Rancher
18 20 (3.51%) Suricata
Vendors
1 148 (26.01%) Splunk
2 108 (18.98%) VMware
3 81 (14.24%) New Relic
4 77 (13.53%) Google
5 68 (11.95%) Oracle
6 56 (9.84%) ServiceNow
7 52 (9.14%) Delphix
7 52 (9.14%) RedGate
8 41 (7.21%) Red Hat
9 39 (6.85%) Microsoft
10 28 (4.92%) Rackspace
11 22 (3.87%) Atlassian
12 20 (3.51%) TippingPoint
13 17 (2.99%) PagerDuty
14 12 (2.11%) ArcSight
14 12 (2.11%) SaltStack
15 11 (1.93%) AppDynamics
16 9 (1.58%) AlienVault
16 9 (1.58%) Fortinet
16 9 (1.58%) LogRhythm