Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 600 703 862
Rank change year-on-year +103 +159 +288
Permanent jobs citing Elastic Stack 654 551 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.31% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.01% 0.77% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 491 419 350
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -4.55% -15.38%

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 64,466 71,601 74,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.86% 40.22% 39.03%
Number of salaries quoted 53,301 59,427 64,285
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +88 592 £65,000 - 89
London +14 327 £72,500 +3.57% 43
UK excluding London +152 318 £52,500 - 55
South East +66 104 £63,000 +14.55% 11
North of England +70 86 £55,000 - 11
North West +36 53 £55,000 -4.35% 7
Scotland +33 42 £50,000 +16.28% 6
Midlands +24 36 £45,000 -14.29% 11
Yorkshire +40 28 £52,500 -4.55% 3
West Midlands +35 26 £45,000 -10.00% 6
South West +35 21 £37,500 -10.28% 5
East of England +47 20 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Wales +15 11 £49,039 +30.77% 3
East Midlands +5 10 £52,500 -8.70% 5
North East - 5 £68,750 - 1

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 513 (78.44%) Linux
2 422 (64.53%) Amazon AWS
3 395 (60.40%) Python
3 395 (60.40%) DevOps
4 355 (54.28%) Ansible
5 336 (51.38%) Docker
6 284 (43.43%) Jenkins
7 278 (42.51%) Terraform
7 278 (42.51%) Puppet
8 271 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
9 255 (38.99%) Microsoft Azure
10 241 (36.85%) Continuous Integration
11 229 (35.02%) Opscode Chef
12 217 (33.18%) Java
13 213 (32.57%) Windows
14 208 (31.80%) Git (software)
15 192 (29.36%) Kubernetes
16 185 (28.29%) Elasticsearch
17 170 (25.99%) Open Source
18 158 (24.16%) Configuration Management
19 157 (24.01%) Splunk
20 155 (23.70%) Continuous Delivery
21 153 (23.39%) Bash Shell
22 150 (22.94%) Kibana
23 148 (22.63%) SQL
24 144 (22.02%) Microservices
25 143 (21.87%) Ruby
26 138 (21.10%) Google Cloud Platform
27 131 (20.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
28 130 (19.88%) Packer

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
1 185 (28.29%) Elasticsearch
2 91 (13.91%) Apache
3 63 (9.63%) Apache Spark
4 49 (7.49%) nginx
5 36 (5.50%) Confluence
5 36 (5.50%) Tomcat
6 20 (3.06%) IIS
7 13 (1.99%) WebLogic
8 12 (1.83%) JBoss
8 12 (1.83%) Jupyter
8 12 (1.83%) OpenStack
9 11 (1.68%) Jetty
10 10 (1.53%) Mule
10 10 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 10 (1.53%) SharePoint
11 9 (1.38%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.92%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.76%) WildFly
14 3 (0.46%) Mattermost
14 3 (0.46%) XWiki
Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.15%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 422 (64.53%) Amazon AWS
2 255 (38.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 138 (21.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 106 (16.21%) AWS CloudFormation
5 89 (13.61%) GitHub
6 72 (11.01%) Cloud Computing
7 51 (7.80%) Amazon EC2
8 49 (7.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 46 (7.03%) Amazon S3
10 37 (5.66%) SaaS
11 32 (4.89%) Datadog
12 29 (4.43%) IaaS
13 26 (3.98%) Amazon ELB
14 23 (3.52%) Serverless
15 21 (3.21%) AWS Lambda
15 21 (3.21%) IBM Cloud
16 18 (2.75%) Amazon EMR
17 16 (2.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 16 (2.45%) Route 53
18 13 (1.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (13.46%) Firewall
2 80 (12.23%) TCP/IP
3 51 (7.80%) VPN
4 33 (5.05%) DNS
4 33 (5.05%) Internet
5 28 (4.28%) HTTP
6 20 (3.06%) Network Security
7 16 (2.45%) SNMP
8 15 (2.29%) DHCP
9 14 (2.14%) Sourcefire
10 9 (1.38%) Intranet
10 9 (1.38%) Wireless
11 7 (1.07%) ICMP
12 5 (0.76%) BGP
12 5 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (0.76%) DAB
12 5 (0.76%) DKIM
12 5 (0.76%) IPsec
12 5 (0.76%) SAN
12 5 (0.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (18.96%) NoSQL
2 83 (12.69%) MongoDB
3 74 (11.31%) Hadoop
4 73 (11.16%) MySQL
5 71 (10.86%) Big Data
6 67 (10.24%) Relational Database
7 64 (9.79%) PostgreSQL
8 54 (8.26%) SQL Server
9 50 (7.65%) Redis
10 41 (6.27%) Apache Cassandra
11 29 (4.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 25 (3.82%) Amazon RDS
13 24 (3.67%) RDBMS
14 22 (3.36%) InfluxDB
15 19 (2.91%) Apache Hive
16 16 (2.45%) HBase
17 13 (1.99%) Amazon Redshift
18 12 (1.83%) Event Store
18 12 (1.83%) MariaDB
19 9 (1.38%) Impala
Development Applications
1 284 (43.43%) Jenkins
2 208 (31.80%) Git (software)
3 131 (20.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 119 (18.20%) JIRA
5 111 (16.97%) Octopus Deploy
6 80 (12.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 71 (10.86%) GoCD
8 70 (10.70%) Subversion
9 66 (10.09%) Vagrant
10 65 (9.94%) IBM UrbanCode
11 61 (9.33%) TeamCity
12 60 (9.17%) Maven
13 58 (8.87%) Travis CI
14 55 (8.41%) GitLab
15 31 (4.74%) Bitbucket
16 29 (4.43%) Artifactory
17 24 (3.67%) Sonatype Nexus
18 20 (3.06%) Selenium
19 16 (2.45%) git-flow
20 12 (1.83%) Gradle
General
1 109 (16.67%) Finance
2 30 (4.59%) Retail
3 25 (3.82%) Legal
4 19 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.14%) Banking
5 14 (2.14%) Games
5 14 (2.14%) Marketing
6 8 (1.22%) Law
7 7 (1.07%) Spanish Language
8 6 (0.92%) Publishing
9 5 (0.76%) Automotive
9 5 (0.76%) French Language
10 4 (0.61%) Advertising
10 4 (0.61%) Electronics
10 4 (0.61%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.46%) Billing
11 3 (0.46%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 211 (32.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 104 (15.90%) Developer
3 77 (11.77%) Senior DevOps
4 73 (11.16%) Consultant
5 66 (10.09%) DevOps Consultant
6 47 (7.19%) Platform Engineer
7 42 (6.42%) Senior Consultant
8 40 (6.12%) Senior DevOps Consultant
9 39 (5.96%) AWS DevOps
10 36 (5.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 34 (5.20%) Cloud Engineer
12 33 (5.05%) AWS Engineer
12 33 (5.05%) Linux Engineer
12 33 (5.05%) Systems Engineer
13 31 (4.74%) Java Developer
14 30 (4.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 26 (3.98%) Senior Developer
16 24 (3.67%) Architect
16 24 (3.67%) Security Manager
17 23 (3.52%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (11.47%) Web Services
2 65 (9.94%) Kafka
3 64 (9.79%) Node.js
4 59 (9.02%) HTML
5 58 (8.87%) Spring
6 57 (8.72%) AngularJS
7 45 (6.88%) .NET
8 42 (6.42%) RabbitMQ
8 42 (6.42%) REST
9 41 (6.27%) CSS
10 35 (5.35%) React
11 29 (4.43%) Middleware
11 29 (4.43%) RESTful
12 28 (4.28%) Sensu
12 28 (4.28%) Spring Boot
13 24 (3.67%) Vue.js
14 23 (3.52%) .NET Framework
14 23 (3.52%) HTML5
15 21 (3.21%) JSON
16 20 (3.06%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.73%) Public Cloud
3 39 (5.96%) Computer Science
4 28 (4.28%) Greenfield Project
5 27 (4.13%) Fintech
6 26 (3.98%) Data Centre
7 22 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (2.91%) Linux Command Line
8 19 (2.91%) Management Information System
9 17 (2.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 16 (2.45%) Clustering
11 15 (2.29%) Data Structures
11 15 (2.29%) PlayStation
11 15 (2.29%) Replication
11 15 (2.29%) Security Operations Centre
12 11 (1.68%) Mobile App
12 11 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
12 11 (1.68%) Virtual Team
13 10 (1.53%) Algorithms
13 10 (1.53%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 513 (78.44%) Linux
2 213 (32.57%) Windows
3 102 (15.60%) CentOS
4 98 (14.98%) Unix
5 76 (11.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 62 (9.48%) Ubuntu
7 44 (6.73%) Windows Server
8 19 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (2.45%) Debian
9 16 (2.45%) Mesosphere
10 12 (1.83%) DC/OS
11 9 (1.38%) Amazon Linux
11 9 (1.38%) CoreOS
12 7 (1.07%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.92%) Kali Linux
13 6 (0.92%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.61%) Android
14 4 (0.61%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.61%) Fedora
14 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (60.40%) DevOps
2 271 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
3 241 (36.85%) Continuous Integration
4 170 (25.99%) Open Source
5 158 (24.16%) Configuration Management
6 155 (23.70%) Continuous Delivery
7 144 (22.02%) Microservices
8 93 (14.22%) Problem-Solving
9 80 (12.23%) Test Automation
10 73 (11.16%) SIEM
11 70 (10.70%) Deployment Automation
12 69 (10.55%) Software Engineering
13 66 (10.09%) Mentoring
14 60 (9.17%) Continuous Deployment
15 57 (8.72%) Load Balancing
15 57 (8.72%) Scrum
16 54 (8.26%) Customer Engagement
17 48 (7.34%) Analytics
17 48 (7.34%) BDD
17 48 (7.34%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 395 (60.40%) Python
2 217 (33.18%) Java
3 153 (23.39%) Bash Shell
4 148 (22.63%) SQL
5 143 (21.87%) Ruby
6 109 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 108 (16.51%) JavaScript
8 64 (9.79%) Go
9 56 (8.56%) C#
10 48 (7.34%) PHP
11 44 (6.73%) Scala
12 42 (6.42%) Perl
13 33 (5.05%) C++
14 28 (4.28%) Java 8
15 21 (3.21%) Shell Script
16 14 (2.14%) T-SQL
17 13 (1.99%) C
18 8 (1.22%) Erlang
18 8 (1.22%) R
19 7 (1.07%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 77 (11.77%) Degree
2 37 (5.66%) CISSP
3 33 (5.05%) AWS Certification
3 33 (5.05%) RHCE
3 33 (5.05%) RHCSA
4 27 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (3.98%) Security Cleared
6 23 (3.52%) CISM
7 18 (2.75%) GCIH
8 17 (2.60%) CEH
9 16 (2.45%) OSCP
10 12 (1.83%) SC Cleared
11 11 (1.68%) DV Cleared
12 9 (1.38%) CCENT
12 9 (1.38%) CCNA
12 9 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (1.22%) GCIA
13 8 (1.22%) Master's Degree
14 6 (0.92%) CompTIA Security+
14 6 (0.92%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (7.80%) QA
2 28 (4.28%) GDPR
2 28 (4.28%) MiFID
3 15 (2.29%) SLA
4 12 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.68%) PCI DSS
6 7 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.61%) GPG13
System Software
1 336 (51.38%) Docker
2 51 (7.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (6.73%) Active Directory
4 37 (5.66%) Snort
5 31 (4.74%) HDFS
5 31 (4.74%) Hyper-V
6 18 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (2.45%) VirtualBox
8 12 (1.83%) Apache Flume
9 9 (1.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (1.07%) KVM
11 5 (0.76%) etcd
12 4 (0.61%) SkyDNS
13 3 (0.46%) GlusterFS
13 3 (0.46%) NFS
13 3 (0.46%) pfSense
13 3 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.46%) Xen
14 2 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 355 (54.28%) Ansible
2 278 (42.51%) Puppet
2 278 (42.51%) Terraform
3 229 (35.02%) Opscode Chef
4 192 (29.36%) Kubernetes
5 150 (22.94%) Kibana
6 130 (19.88%) logstash
6 130 (19.88%) Packer
7 120 (18.35%) Consul
8 116 (17.74%) Prometheus
9 97 (14.83%) Grafana
10 80 (12.23%) Graphite
11 76 (11.62%) Nagios
12 68 (10.40%) ZABBIX
13 54 (8.26%) Docker Swarm
14 50 (7.65%) Rundeck
15 35 (5.35%) Salt
16 26 (3.98%) Mesos
17 23 (3.52%) HAProxy
17 23 (3.52%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 157 (24.01%) Splunk
2 101 (15.44%) Microsoft
3 91 (13.91%) VMware
4 71 (10.86%) Google
5 64 (9.79%) Red Hat
6 56 (8.56%) New Relic
7 54 (8.26%) ServiceNow
8 50 (7.65%) Delphix
8 50 (7.65%) RedGate
9 45 (6.88%) Oracle
10 34 (5.20%) Atlassian
11 24 (3.67%) Cisco
12 17 (2.60%) Solace
13 16 (2.45%) AppDynamics
14 15 (2.29%) Rackspace
15 14 (2.14%) IBM
16 12 (1.83%) PagerDuty
17 11 (1.68%) Sybase
18 10 (1.53%) TippingPoint
19 9 (1.38%) Cloudera