Period
to 23 November 2020

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 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Elastic Stack (formerly ELK Stack - Elasticsearch, Logstash & Kibana)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 473 520 610
Rank change year-on-year +47 +90 +103
Permanent jobs citing Elastic Stack 257 683 674
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.51% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.08% 1.32% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 202 490 532
Median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% -4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £79,750 £87,625 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,250 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -2.38% - -

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 23,725 51,590 64,849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.80% 38.16% 39.81%
Number of salaries quoted 20,384 42,616 53,554
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

Elastic Stack
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Elastic Stack as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Elastic Stack in the UK

Elastic Stack
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Elastic Stack.

Salary trend for Elastic Stack in the UK

Elastic Stack
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Elastic Stack over the 6 months to 23 November 2020.

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 23 November 2020. 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 +67 244 £57,500 -4.17% 57
UK excluding London +151 148 £51,250 -2.38% 29
London +11 104 £67,500 -3.57% 29
North of England +139 49 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Midlands +118 37 £65,000 +23.81% 6
Work from Home +3 33 £51,875 -20.19% 18
North West +125 28 £50,625 -15.63% 3
West Midlands +96 28 £70,000 +16.67% 6
South West +89 24 £52,500 +5.00% 8
Yorkshire +89 21 £45,000 -
East of England +114 14 £55,000 +10.00% 5
South East +171 12 £50,000 -25.93% 6
East Midlands +76 9 £38,500 -18.95%
Scotland +56 8 £60,000 -0.74%
Northern Ireland +12 3 £52,500 -
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 November 2020, 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.

1 180 (70.04%) AWS
2 174 (67.70%) DevOps
3 170 (66.15%) Linux
4 143 (55.64%) Python
4 143 (55.64%) Jenkins
5 141 (54.86%) Agile Software Development
6 140 (54.47%) Terraform
7 128 (49.81%) Ansible
8 122 (47.47%) Kubernetes
9 121 (47.08%) Docker
9 121 (47.08%) Azure
10 99 (38.52%) Puppet
11 97 (37.74%) Java
12 96 (37.35%) Git (software)
13 93 (36.19%) Continuous Integration
14 81 (31.52%) Configuration Management
15 79 (30.74%) CentOS
15 79 (30.74%) Elasticsearch
16 77 (29.96%) Infrastructure as Code
17 73 (28.40%) Prometheus
18 71 (27.63%) SQL
19 70 (27.24%) Microservices
20 68 (26.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 65 (25.29%) Ruby
22 63 (24.51%) Go
23 61 (23.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
24 58 (22.57%) GitLab
25 57 (22.18%) Grafana
25 57 (22.18%) Bash Shell
26 56 (21.79%) Open Source

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 79 (30.74%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (11.67%) Confluence
3 14 (5.45%) Apache
4 12 (4.67%) OpenStack
5 7 (2.72%) nginx
6 4 (1.56%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.17%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.17%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.17%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.78%) Apache Pulsar
8 2 (0.78%) DNN
9 1 (0.39%) Apache TomEE
9 1 (0.39%) IIS
9 1 (0.39%) JBoss
9 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 180 (70.04%) AWS
2 121 (47.08%) Azure
3 44 (17.12%) GCP
4 41 (15.95%) GitHub
5 40 (15.56%) Serverless
6 36 (14.01%) Cloud Computing
7 35 (13.62%) AWS CloudFormation
8 33 (12.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 29 (11.28%) AWS Lambda
10 27 (10.51%) SaaS
11 21 (8.17%) PaaS
12 17 (6.61%) Amazon EKS
12 17 (6.61%) Amazon S3
13 16 (6.23%) Amazon ECS
13 16 (6.23%) Azure Active Directory
14 13 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
14 13 (5.06%) IaaS
15 11 (4.28%) Datadog
16 9 (3.50%) Amazon Kinesis
17 8 (3.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.34%) Firewall
2 19 (7.39%) TCP/IP
3 18 (7.00%) HTTP
4 17 (6.61%) DNS
5 15 (5.84%) FTP
5 15 (5.84%) IMAP
5 15 (5.84%) SMTP
6 11 (4.28%) VPN
7 7 (2.72%) Internet
8 6 (2.33%) Network Security
9 3 (1.17%) LAN
9 3 (1.17%) WAN
10 2 (0.78%) DHCP
10 2 (0.78%) DSL
10 2 (0.78%) OpenVPN
10 2 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.78%) SSL
10 2 (0.78%) VSAN
10 2 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.39%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (20.62%) MongoDB
2 46 (17.90%) NoSQL
3 40 (15.56%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (8.56%) SQL Server
5 20 (7.78%) MySQL
5 20 (7.78%) Redis
6 11 (4.28%) Big Data
6 11 (4.28%) InterSystems Cache
7 10 (3.89%) Relational Database
8 9 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (3.50%) MariaDB
9 8 (3.11%) Amazon Athena
9 8 (3.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 8 (3.11%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (2.33%) Neo4j
11 4 (1.56%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.17%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.78%) Sqoop
13 2 (0.78%) Tableau
14 1 (0.39%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 143 (55.64%) Jenkins
2 96 (37.35%) Git (software)
3 61 (23.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 58 (22.57%) GitLab
5 33 (12.84%) JIRA
6 23 (8.95%) TeamCity
7 22 (8.56%) Octopus Deploy
8 21 (8.17%) Artifactory
9 19 (7.39%) Travis CI
10 16 (6.23%) Gerrit
11 14 (5.45%) Bitbucket
12 8 (3.11%) IBM UrbanCode
12 8 (3.11%) SonarQube
12 8 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (2.72%) GoCD
13 7 (2.72%) Selenium
14 5 (1.95%) Pylint
14 5 (1.95%) Sourcetree
15 4 (1.56%) JUnit
15 4 (1.56%) Snyk
General
1 44 (17.12%) Public Sector
2 41 (15.95%) Finance
3 13 (5.06%) Games
4 8 (3.11%) Law
5 6 (2.33%) Marketing
5 6 (2.33%) Publishing
6 5 (1.95%) Banking
7 2 (0.78%) Advertising
7 2 (0.78%) Front Office
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Local Government
8 1 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 123 (47.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 51 (19.84%) Developer
3 50 (19.46%) Platform Engineer
4 23 (8.95%) Consultant
5 18 (7.00%) Senior Developer
6 16 (6.23%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 15 (5.84%) Linux Consultant
8 14 (5.45%) Azure Engineer
8 14 (5.45%) Linux Support
9 13 (5.06%) AWS Engineer
10 12 (4.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 12 (4.67%) Backend Developer
10 12 (4.67%) Java Developer
10 12 (4.67%) Python Developer
11 11 (4.28%) AWS DevOps
11 11 (4.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 11 (4.28%) Cloud Consultant
11 11 (4.28%) Cloud Engineer
11 11 (4.28%) Support Consultant
12 10 (3.89%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (14.79%) Web Services
2 37 (14.40%) Node.js
3 26 (10.12%) Spring
4 23 (8.95%) REST
5 22 (8.56%) Kafka
5 22 (8.56%) React
6 21 (8.17%) RabbitMQ
6 21 (8.17%) YAML
7 18 (7.00%) .NET
7 18 (7.00%) AngularJS
8 17 (6.61%) Spring Boot
9 16 (6.23%) HTML
9 16 (6.23%) LDAP
9 16 (6.23%) XML
10 15 (5.84%) .NET Core
11 12 (4.67%) LAMP
11 12 (4.67%) Laravel
11 12 (4.67%) RESTful
12 11 (4.28%) Pandas
12 11 (4.28%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.67%) Public Cloud
1 12 (4.67%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (3.89%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.72%) User Experience
5 6 (2.33%) Cloud Native
6 5 (1.95%) iPhone
7 4 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.56%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.17%) Wiki
9 2 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.78%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.39%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.39%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 170 (66.15%) Linux
2 79 (30.74%) CentOS
3 68 (26.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 36 (14.01%) Windows
5 14 (5.45%) Ubuntu
6 12 (4.67%) Mesosphere
7 9 (3.50%) Debian
7 9 (3.50%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.95%) Android
9 4 (1.56%) Unix
10 2 (0.78%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (67.70%) DevOps
2 141 (54.86%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (36.19%) Continuous Integration
4 81 (31.52%) Configuration Management
5 77 (29.96%) Infrastructure as Code
6 70 (27.24%) Microservices
7 56 (21.79%) Open Source
8 53 (20.62%) Load Balancing
9 49 (19.07%) Continuous Delivery
10 45 (17.51%) Scrum
11 43 (16.73%) Infrastructure Automation
12 42 (16.34%) High Availability
13 39 (15.18%) IT Strategy
14 36 (14.01%) E-Procurement
14 36 (14.01%) Software Engineering
14 36 (14.01%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
15 30 (11.67%) Deployment Automation
15 30 (11.67%) Kanban
16 25 (9.73%) Mentoring
17 23 (8.95%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 143 (55.64%) Python
2 97 (37.74%) Java
3 71 (27.63%) SQL
4 65 (25.29%) Ruby
5 63 (24.51%) Go
6 57 (22.18%) Bash Shell
7 40 (15.56%) JavaScript
8 25 (9.73%) PowerShell
9 24 (9.34%) Perl
10 23 (8.95%) Shell Script
11 22 (8.56%) C#
12 21 (8.17%) PHP
13 19 (7.39%) Groovy
14 12 (4.67%) TypeScript
15 9 (3.50%) Java 8
16 4 (1.56%) C++
17 3 (1.17%) C
17 3 (1.17%) Jython
17 3 (1.17%) Kotlin
18 2 (0.78%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 40 (15.56%) AWS Certification
2 25 (9.73%) Security Cleared
3 19 (7.39%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.89%) Degree
5 9 (3.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (3.11%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.39%) CCNP
8 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.39%) CISSP
8 1 (0.39%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.39%) ISEB
8 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.39%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.23%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) WCAG
System Software
1 121 (47.08%) Docker
2 32 (12.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.39%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.11%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.11%) VirtualBox
5 5 (1.95%) LXC
6 3 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.17%) Xen
7 2 (0.78%) HDFS
7 2 (0.78%) Postfix
7 2 (0.78%) vCloud
7 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.78%) vSphere
8 1 (0.39%) Ceph
8 1 (0.39%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 140 (54.47%) Terraform
2 128 (49.81%) Ansible
3 122 (47.47%) Kubernetes
4 99 (38.52%) Puppet
5 73 (28.40%) Prometheus
6 57 (22.18%) Grafana
7 53 (20.62%) Kibana
8 50 (19.46%) logstash
9 42 (16.34%) Graphite
10 37 (14.40%) Opscode Chef
11 16 (6.23%) Consul
12 14 (5.45%) Docker Swarm
13 12 (4.67%) Automic
14 10 (3.89%) Nagios
14 10 (3.89%) Opsview
15 6 (2.33%) Netcool
15 6 (2.33%) Packer
16 4 (1.56%) HP Fortify
16 4 (1.56%) Mesos
16 4 (1.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 53 (20.62%) Splunk
2 33 (12.84%) VMware
3 20 (7.78%) Atlassian
3 20 (7.78%) Microsoft
4 17 (6.61%) Google
4 17 (6.61%) Red Hat
5 16 (6.23%) ServiceNow
6 15 (5.84%) AppDynamics
7 13 (5.06%) Oracle
8 8 (3.11%) Pega
8 8 (3.11%) WSO2
9 7 (2.72%) New Relic
9 7 (2.72%) PagerDuty
10 6 (2.33%) Dynatrace
10 6 (2.33%) SevOne
10 6 (2.33%) TOWER Software
11 4 (1.56%) NetApp
12 3 (1.17%) LogRhythm
12 3 (1.17%) Sybase
13 2 (0.78%) Lets Encrypt