Period
to 23 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 735 798 1120
Rank change year-on-year +63 +322 +106
Permanent jobs citing Elastic Stack 471 407 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.23% 0.067%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 0.59% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 364 363 119
UK median annual salary £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% +4.17% -17.24%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,000 £55,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -1.82% -12.00% +47.06%

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 70,959 69,222 79,283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.65% 39.36% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 59,575 59,830 68,028
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Elastic Stack in the UK

Elastic Stack
Top 13 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 January 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 +54 433 £67,500 +8.00% 98
London +30 318 £70,000 +7.69% 50
UK excluding London +7 142 £54,000 -1.82% 50
South East +44 48 £55,000 +5.77% 17
North of England +1 35 £55,000 - 5
Scotland -39 27 £36,000 -25.39% 2
Midlands +12 22 £52,500 +31.25% 10
North West -9 22 £60,000 +11.63% 4
East Midlands +22 14 £57,500 -4.17% 3
Yorkshire +16 13 £52,500 -12.50% 1
West Midlands -20 8 £50,000 +25.00% 7
South West -16 6 £52,500 -16.00% 7
East of England +11 4 £60,000 +33.33% 9

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 357 (75.80%) Linux
2 293 (62.21%) Amazon AWS
3 292 (62.00%) DevOps
4 270 (57.32%) Python
5 222 (47.13%) Jenkins
6 216 (45.86%) Ansible
7 208 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
8 197 (41.83%) Docker
9 178 (37.79%) Git (software)
10 176 (37.37%) Terraform
11 164 (34.82%) Puppet
12 162 (34.39%) Java
13 154 (32.70%) Continuous Integration
14 153 (32.48%) Elasticsearch
15 127 (26.96%) Ruby
16 126 (26.75%) Opscode Chef
17 125 (26.54%) Kibana
18 118 (25.05%) logstash
19 114 (24.20%) Microsoft Azure
19 114 (24.20%) Windows
20 113 (23.99%) Configuration Management
21 109 (23.14%) Bash Shell
21 109 (23.14%) NoSQL
22 105 (22.29%) Kubernetes
23 100 (21.23%) MongoDB
24 94 (19.96%) Open Source
25 93 (19.75%) Apache
26 91 (19.32%) JavaScript
26 91 (19.32%) MySQL
26 91 (19.32%) Splunk

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
1 153 (32.48%) Elasticsearch
2 93 (19.75%) Apache
3 76 (16.14%) nginx
4 63 (13.38%) Apache Spark
5 62 (13.16%) Tomcat
6 36 (7.64%) Confluence
7 34 (7.22%) OpenStack
8 24 (5.10%) Jetty
9 20 (4.25%) WebSphere
10 19 (4.03%) JBoss
11 11 (2.34%) Apache Solr
12 10 (2.12%) IIS
13 9 (1.91%) WebLogic
14 8 (1.70%) Apache Pig
14 8 (1.70%) CMS
15 7 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
16 3 (0.64%) GlassFish
16 3 (0.64%) MS Exchange
16 3 (0.64%) Mule
17 2 (0.42%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.42%) HipChat
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 293 (62.21%) Amazon AWS
2 114 (24.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (13.16%) Amazon S3
4 59 (12.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 54 (11.46%) Amazon EC2
6 45 (9.55%) GitHub
7 43 (9.13%) Serverless
8 35 (7.43%) AWS CloudFormation
9 28 (5.94%) IaaS
10 27 (5.73%) SaaS
11 24 (5.10%) Datadog
12 23 (4.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 19 (4.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 19 (4.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 18 (3.82%) PaaS
15 15 (3.18%) Amazon ELB
15 15 (3.18%) Amazon EMR
15 15 (3.18%) AWS Lambda
16 14 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
17 13 (2.76%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.58%) DNS
2 28 (5.94%) Internet
2 28 (5.94%) TCP/IP
3 27 (5.73%) VPN
4 22 (4.67%) HTTP
5 20 (4.25%) Firewall
6 17 (3.61%) Network Security
7 11 (2.34%) SMTP
8 10 (2.12%) ICMP
8 10 (2.12%) SSL
9 9 (1.91%) IMAP
10 6 (1.27%) Ethernet
10 6 (1.27%) InfiniBand
11 4 (0.85%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.85%) SNMP
12 3 (0.64%) LAN
13 2 (0.42%) DAB
13 2 (0.42%) DMZ
13 2 (0.42%) RTP
13 2 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (23.14%) NoSQL
2 100 (21.23%) MongoDB
3 91 (19.32%) MySQL
4 79 (16.77%) Hadoop
5 62 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
6 57 (12.10%) SQL Server
7 56 (11.89%) Big Data
8 53 (11.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 46 (9.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 44 (9.34%) Redis
11 35 (7.43%) Relational Database
12 18 (3.82%) Amazon RDS
13 16 (3.40%) Amazon Redshift
14 15 (3.18%) Event Store
15 14 (2.97%) InfluxDB
16 13 (2.76%) Apache Hive
16 13 (2.76%) HBase
17 12 (2.55%) OpenTSDB
18 11 (2.34%) Couchbase
19 9 (1.91%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 222 (47.13%) Jenkins
2 178 (37.79%) Git (software)
3 83 (17.62%) JIRA
4 57 (12.10%) Vagrant
5 46 (9.77%) TeamCity
6 35 (7.43%) Subversion
7 33 (7.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 33 (7.01%) Octopus Deploy
8 29 (6.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (5.10%) GoCD
9 24 (5.10%) Grunt
10 23 (4.88%) gulp
11 20 (4.25%) IBM UrbanCode
12 19 (4.03%) JMeter
13 18 (3.82%) Artifactory
14 17 (3.61%) Hudson
15 16 (3.40%) Sonatype Nexus
16 15 (3.18%) Bower
16 15 (3.18%) Gitweb
17 13 (2.76%) Travis CI
General
1 65 (13.80%) Finance
2 26 (5.52%) Games
2 26 (5.52%) Retail
3 18 (3.82%) Banking
4 14 (2.97%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.12%) Marketing
7 9 (1.91%) Law
7 9 (1.91%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.85%) Online Betting
8 4 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.85%) Publishing
9 3 (0.64%) Back Office
9 3 (0.64%) Digital Economy
9 3 (0.64%) Electronics
9 3 (0.64%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.21%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 186 (39.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 91 (19.32%) Developer
3 47 (9.98%) Senior Developer
4 40 (8.49%) Senior DevOps
5 38 (8.07%) Linux Engineer
6 35 (7.43%) AWS Engineer
7 34 (7.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 31 (6.58%) AWS DevOps
9 27 (5.73%) Cloud Engineer
10 26 (5.52%) AWS Developer
10 26 (5.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 26 (5.52%) Consultant
10 26 (5.52%) Lead Developer
10 26 (5.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 24 (5.10%) Node.js Developer
12 23 (4.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 22 (4.67%) DevOps Consultant
14 20 (4.25%) Elasticsearch Developer
15 18 (3.82%) Java Developer
16 17 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (18.47%) Node.js
2 81 (17.20%) .NET
3 65 (13.80%) Web Services
4 54 (11.46%) Kafka
5 48 (10.19%) AngularJS
6 43 (9.13%) React
7 35 (7.43%) RESTful
8 30 (6.37%) ActiveMQ
8 30 (6.37%) LAMP
9 29 (6.16%) .NET Core
10 28 (5.94%) Aurelia
10 28 (5.94%) Lambda Expressions
11 26 (5.52%) CSS
11 26 (5.52%) Regular Expression
12 25 (5.31%) Spring
13 24 (5.10%) Sensu
14 23 (4.88%) HTML
15 22 (4.67%) REST
16 21 (4.46%) JSON
17 16 (3.40%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.37%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (5.10%) Public Cloud
3 22 (4.67%) Management Information System
4 20 (4.25%) Clustering
5 17 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (3.61%) Computer Science
6 16 (3.40%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.12%) Fintech
7 10 (2.12%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (1.91%) Derivative
8 9 (1.91%) Equity Derivative
9 8 (1.70%) Replication
10 7 (1.49%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.27%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.27%) LIMS
11 6 (1.27%) Online Games
11 6 (1.27%) Robotics
12 5 (1.06%) Tandem
12 5 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 357 (75.80%) Linux
2 114 (24.20%) Windows
3 62 (13.16%) Unix
4 42 (8.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (8.49%) Ubuntu
6 35 (7.43%) CentOS
7 28 (5.94%) CoreOS
8 23 (4.88%) Windows Server
9 16 (3.40%) Android
10 15 (3.18%) Apple iOS
11 9 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (1.70%) Debian
13 6 (1.27%) Robot Operating System
14 5 (1.06%) AIX
14 5 (1.06%) DC/OS
15 4 (0.85%) Solaris
16 2 (0.42%) Fedora
16 2 (0.42%) FreeBSD
16 2 (0.42%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (62.00%) DevOps
2 208 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (32.70%) Continuous Integration
4 113 (23.99%) Configuration Management
5 94 (19.96%) Open Source
6 78 (16.56%) Microservices
7 73 (15.50%) Scrum
8 66 (14.01%) TDD
9 65 (13.80%) Software Engineering
10 64 (13.59%) Test Automation
11 53 (11.25%) Continuous Delivery
12 45 (9.55%) Kanban
13 40 (8.49%) E-Commerce
14 35 (7.43%) Mentoring
15 34 (7.22%) Analytics
15 34 (7.22%) Machine Learning
16 33 (7.01%) Unit Testing
17 32 (6.79%) Auto-Scaling
18 31 (6.58%) Migration
19 29 (6.16%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 270 (57.32%) Python
2 162 (34.39%) Java
3 127 (26.96%) Ruby
4 109 (23.14%) Bash Shell
5 91 (19.32%) JavaScript
6 78 (16.56%) SQL
7 64 (13.59%) C#
8 57 (12.10%) PHP
9 45 (9.55%) Perl
9 45 (9.55%) PowerShell
9 45 (9.55%) Scala
10 39 (8.28%) Go
11 37 (7.86%) ES6
12 30 (6.37%) C++
13 18 (3.82%) Groovy
14 13 (2.76%) Shell Script
15 11 (2.34%) R
16 5 (1.06%) F#
16 5 (1.06%) Jython
17 4 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (11.46%) Degree
2 22 (4.67%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (2.76%) SC Cleared
5 12 (2.55%) CEH
5 12 (2.55%) CISSP
5 12 (2.55%) GCIH
5 12 (2.55%) OSCP
6 6 (1.27%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (1.27%) PhD
7 4 (0.85%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.64%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.42%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.21%) CCSP
10 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.21%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.52%) GCP
2 18 (3.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.55%) GPG13
4 7 (1.49%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.06%) QA
6 4 (0.85%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 197 (41.83%) Docker
2 54 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (5.73%) HDFS
4 21 (4.46%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (4.25%) VirtualBox
6 15 (3.18%) Varnish
7 13 (2.76%) Snort
8 10 (2.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 9 (1.91%) Hyper-V
10 8 (1.70%) Active Directory
11 6 (1.27%) Ceph
11 6 (1.27%) GPFS
11 6 (1.27%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 5 (1.06%) KVM
12 5 (1.06%) Xen
13 4 (0.85%) GlusterFS
13 4 (0.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.42%) Apache Flume
14 2 (0.42%) LXC
14 2 (0.42%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 216 (45.86%) Ansible
2 176 (37.37%) Terraform
3 164 (34.82%) Puppet
4 126 (26.75%) Opscode Chef
5 125 (26.54%) Kibana
6 118 (25.05%) logstash
7 105 (22.29%) Kubernetes
8 63 (13.38%) Packer
9 48 (10.19%) Nagios
10 38 (8.07%) Consul
11 36 (7.64%) ZABBIX
12 29 (6.16%) Prometheus
13 27 (5.73%) Salt
14 26 (5.52%) Grafana
15 23 (4.88%) Docker Swarm
15 23 (4.88%) Mesos
16 20 (4.25%) Rundeck
17 16 (3.40%) HAProxy
18 13 (2.76%) Graphite
19 12 (2.55%) Icinga
Vendors
1 91 (19.32%) Splunk
2 67 (14.23%) VMware
3 59 (12.53%) Google
4 57 (12.10%) New Relic
5 50 (10.62%) Oracle
6 43 (9.13%) Microsoft
7 38 (8.07%) Red Hat
8 29 (6.16%) SaltStack
9 26 (5.52%) Atlassian
10 23 (4.88%) ServiceNow
11 20 (4.25%) RedGate
12 15 (3.18%) Palo Alto
13 13 (2.76%) FireEye
13 13 (2.76%) Fortinet
13 13 (2.76%) Sophos
14 12 (2.55%) Rackspace
14 12 (2.55%) Sourcefire
14 12 (2.55%) TippingPoint
15 10 (2.12%) AppDynamics
15 10 (2.12%) PagerDuty