Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 454 518 650
Rank change year-on-year +64 +132 +50
Permanent jobs citing Elastic Stack 261 730 599
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.52% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.20% 1.41% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 191 517 500
Median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% +8.33% -4.38%
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -15.89% +7.00% -9.09%

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 21,783 51,951 66,648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.74% 37.34% 40.02%
Number of salaries quoted 18,344 42,547 55,228
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
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 22 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Elastic Stack in the UK

Elastic Stack
Top 17 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 22 September 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 +83 240 £50,000 -23.08% 44
UK excluding London +182 154 £45,000 -15.89% 23
London +16 105 £67,500 -10.00% 25
North of England +206 65 £45,000 -18.18% 9
Yorkshire +147 36 £45,000 -14.29% 4
Midlands +143 30 £60,000 +26.32% 1
North West +131 29 £56,250 -6.25% 5
Work from Home +51 24 £45,000 -35.71% 14
West Midlands +101 23 £60,000 +50.00% 1
South East +158 18 £47,500 -29.63% 4
Scotland +86 15 £47,500 +2.15% 2
East of England +96 12 £51,250 +2.50% 1
South West +96 9 £50,000 - 4
East Midlands +90 7 £65,000 +8.33%
Northern Ireland +1 3 £42,000 -
Wales - 1 £44,000 - 2
Isle of Man - 1 £33,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 179 (68.58%) AWS
2 166 (63.60%) Linux
3 163 (62.45%) DevOps
4 156 (59.77%) Python
5 134 (51.34%) Jenkins
6 130 (49.81%) Agile Software Development
7 124 (47.51%) Docker
8 121 (46.36%) Ansible
9 119 (45.59%) Terraform
10 113 (43.30%) Kubernetes
11 106 (40.61%) Azure
12 104 (39.85%) Git (software)
12 104 (39.85%) Puppet
13 99 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
14 91 (34.87%) SQL
15 87 (33.33%) Configuration Management
16 79 (30.27%) Elasticsearch
17 76 (29.12%) Java
18 74 (28.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 73 (27.97%) CentOS
19 73 (27.97%) Prometheus
20 72 (27.59%) Go
21 69 (26.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
22 66 (25.29%) Bash Shell
23 64 (24.52%) Open Source
23 64 (24.52%) Microservices
24 62 (23.75%) GitLab
24 62 (23.75%) Ruby
25 59 (22.61%) Infrastructure as Code
26 58 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery

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 (30.27%) Elasticsearch
2 31 (11.88%) Confluence
3 15 (5.75%) OpenStack
4 11 (4.21%) Apache
5 6 (2.30%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.53%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.53%) IIS
7 2 (0.77%) Gluu
7 2 (0.77%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.38%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.38%) Luigi
8 1 (0.38%) nginx
8 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.92%) Salerio
2 2 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 179 (68.58%) AWS
2 106 (40.61%) Azure
3 48 (18.39%) GitHub
4 44 (16.86%) GCP
5 39 (14.94%) Cloud Computing
6 36 (13.79%) AWS CloudFormation
7 30 (11.49%) Serverless
8 27 (10.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 24 (9.20%) Amazon ECS
10 22 (8.43%) Amazon S3
10 22 (8.43%) AWS Lambda
11 15 (5.75%) SaaS
12 12 (4.60%) Amazon Kinesis
12 12 (4.60%) Amazon SQS
12 12 (4.60%) PaaS
13 10 (3.83%) Azure Active Directory
14 8 (3.07%) Amazon ELB
14 8 (3.07%) Datadog
14 8 (3.07%) IaaS
15 7 (2.68%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.66%) Firewall
2 14 (5.36%) DNS
3 13 (4.98%) HTTP
3 13 (4.98%) TCP/IP
4 12 (4.60%) VPN
5 9 (3.45%) FTP
5 9 (3.45%) IMAP
5 9 (3.45%) SMTP
6 6 (2.30%) Internet
6 6 (2.30%) SSL
7 4 (1.53%) Skype
7 4 (1.53%) WebEx
8 3 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.15%) tcpdump
9 2 (0.77%) DHCP
9 2 (0.77%) Network Security
9 2 (0.77%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (0.77%) OpenVPN
9 2 (0.77%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.77%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (20.69%) NoSQL
2 36 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 33 (12.64%) MongoDB
4 27 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (9.58%) MySQL
6 24 (9.20%) Big Data
7 16 (6.13%) MariaDB
8 14 (5.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 14 (5.36%) Redis
9 12 (4.60%) InterSystems Cache
9 12 (4.60%) Neo4j
10 11 (4.21%) Amazon Athena
11 10 (3.83%) Hadoop
12 9 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.92%) Relational Database
14 4 (1.53%) Amazon Aurora
14 4 (1.53%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (1.53%) Sqoop
15 3 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 134 (51.34%) Jenkins
2 104 (39.85%) Git (software)
3 69 (26.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 62 (23.75%) GitLab
5 36 (13.79%) JIRA
6 24 (9.20%) TeamCity
7 22 (8.43%) Octopus Deploy
8 20 (7.66%) Bitbucket
9 16 (6.13%) Travis CI
10 11 (4.21%) Artifactory
11 9 (3.45%) Gerrit
11 9 (3.45%) Maven
11 9 (3.45%) Vagrant
12 8 (3.07%) IBM UrbanCode
12 8 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (2.30%) Gradle
13 6 (2.30%) Selenium
14 5 (1.92%) GoCD
14 5 (1.92%) SonarQube
15 4 (1.53%) Mockito
General
1 46 (17.62%) Finance
2 43 (16.48%) Public Sector
3 11 (4.21%) Law
4 5 (1.92%) Banking
5 4 (1.53%) Front Office
5 4 (1.53%) Games
6 2 (0.77%) Marketing
6 2 (0.77%) Retail
6 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.38%) Advertising
7 1 (0.38%) Back Office
7 1 (0.38%) Billing
7 1 (0.38%) Local Government
7 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 110 (42.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 54 (20.69%) Platform Engineer
3 48 (18.39%) Developer
4 24 (9.20%) Senior Developer
5 17 (6.51%) Consultant
6 15 (5.75%) Administrator
7 13 (4.98%) Linux Administrator
7 13 (4.98%) Monitoring Engineer
7 13 (4.98%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 13 (4.98%) Systems Administrator
8 12 (4.60%) .NET Developer
8 12 (4.60%) Agile Developer
8 12 (4.60%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 12 (4.60%) Azure Engineer
8 12 (4.60%) Backend Developer
8 12 (4.60%) Network Engineer
8 12 (4.60%) Network Monitoring Engineer
8 12 (4.60%) Senior Backend Developer
8 12 (4.60%) SQL Developer
9 11 (4.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (14.94%) .NET
2 26 (9.96%) Kafka
3 25 (9.58%) Web Services
4 22 (8.43%) .NET Core
4 22 (8.43%) HTML
4 22 (8.43%) YAML
5 21 (8.05%) REST
6 19 (7.28%) LAMP
7 18 (6.90%) Node.js
8 16 (6.13%) React
8 16 (6.13%) Spring
9 14 (5.36%) Laravel
10 13 (4.98%) AngularJS
10 13 (4.98%) RabbitMQ
10 13 (4.98%) Symfony
11 12 (4.60%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (4.60%) HTML5
12 10 (3.83%) LDAP
12 10 (3.83%) XML
13 8 (3.07%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.51%) Data Centre
1 17 (6.51%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (4.98%) User Experience
3 11 (4.21%) Public Cloud
4 8 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.30%) iPhone
6 5 (1.92%) Cloud Native
6 5 (1.92%) Internet of Things
6 5 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.92%) SWIFT
6 5 (1.92%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.53%) Derivative
7 4 (1.53%) Equities
8 3 (1.15%) CMDB
8 3 (1.15%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.15%) Social Media
8 3 (1.15%) Wiki
9 2 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 166 (63.60%) Linux
2 74 (28.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 73 (27.97%) CentOS
4 38 (14.56%) Windows
5 16 (6.13%) Unix
6 12 (4.60%) Mesosphere
6 12 (4.60%) Ubuntu
6 12 (4.60%) Windows Server
7 11 (4.21%) Debian
8 7 (2.68%) FreeBSD
8 7 (2.68%) FreeNAS
9 6 (2.30%) Android
9 6 (2.30%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.92%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (62.45%) DevOps
2 130 (49.81%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
4 87 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 64 (24.52%) Microservices
5 64 (24.52%) Open Source
6 59 (22.61%) Infrastructure as Code
7 58 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
8 51 (19.54%) Load Balancing
9 49 (18.77%) Infrastructure Automation
10 47 (18.01%) High Availability
10 47 (18.01%) IT Strategy
11 44 (16.86%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
12 39 (14.94%) E-Procurement
13 36 (13.79%) Scrum
14 35 (13.41%) Software Engineering
15 33 (12.64%) Deployment Automation
16 30 (11.49%) TDD
17 29 (11.11%) Mentoring
18 25 (9.58%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 156 (59.77%) Python
2 91 (34.87%) SQL
3 76 (29.12%) Java
4 72 (27.59%) Go
5 66 (25.29%) Bash Shell
6 62 (23.75%) Ruby
7 39 (14.94%) PHP
8 35 (13.41%) JavaScript
9 32 (12.26%) PowerShell
10 29 (11.11%) C#
11 27 (10.34%) Perl
12 17 (6.51%) Shell Script
13 14 (5.36%) Groovy
14 9 (3.45%) TypeScript
15 8 (3.07%) Java 8
16 6 (2.30%) C++
17 4 (1.53%) C
18 3 (1.15%) Google Apps Script
18 3 (1.15%) VB.NET
18 3 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (16.86%) AWS Certification
2 19 (7.28%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.21%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.53%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.53%) RHCE
5 3 (1.15%) Degree
6 2 (0.77%) CCNP
6 2 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.38%) CCNA
7 1 (0.38%) CISSP
7 1 (0.38%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.81%) QA
2 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 124 (47.51%) Docker
2 21 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.98%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.07%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.07%) VirtualBox
5 7 (2.68%) KVM
6 4 (1.53%) HDFS
7 2 (0.77%) iptables
7 2 (0.77%) vCloud
7 2 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.77%) vSphere
8 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.38%) Ceph
8 1 (0.38%) Gluster
8 1 (0.38%) LXC
Systems Management
1 121 (46.36%) Ansible
2 119 (45.59%) Terraform
3 113 (43.30%) Kubernetes
4 104 (39.85%) Puppet
5 73 (27.97%) Prometheus
6 57 (21.84%) Grafana
7 51 (19.54%) Kibana
8 49 (18.77%) logstash
8 49 (18.77%) Opscode Chef
9 44 (16.86%) Graphite
10 22 (8.43%) Consul
11 15 (5.75%) Nagios
12 13 (4.98%) Opsview
13 12 (4.60%) Automic
13 12 (4.60%) Netcool
13 12 (4.60%) Packer
14 10 (3.83%) Docker Swarm
15 7 (2.68%) Proxmox
16 6 (2.30%) ZABBIX
17 5 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (20.31%) Splunk
2 22 (8.43%) Atlassian
2 22 (8.43%) VMware
3 17 (6.51%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.51%) Red Hat
4 16 (6.13%) AppDynamics
5 15 (5.75%) ServiceNow
6 13 (4.98%) Dynatrace
6 13 (4.98%) Google
7 12 (4.60%) SevOne
7 12 (4.60%) TOWER Software
8 10 (3.83%) Percona
9 9 (3.45%) Oracle
10 7 (2.68%) SaltStack
11 5 (1.92%) Cloudera
11 5 (1.92%) PagerDuty
12 4 (1.53%) Foundry
12 4 (1.53%) Hortonworks
12 4 (1.53%) Palantir
12 4 (1.53%) WSO2