Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 554 730 801
Rank change year-on-year +176 +71 +359
Permanent jobs citing Elastic Stack 693 472 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.17% 0.67% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 528 362 366
UK median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £33,750 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,039 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -6.59% -4.55% -12.00%

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 59,240 70,075 69,544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.61% 40.48% 39.28%
Number of salaries quoted 48,491 58,799 60,091
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 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 +177 616 £60,000 -11.11% 112
UK excluding London +253 362 £49,039 -6.59% 64
London +47 316 £75,000 +7.14% 54
South East +105 115 £52,500 -4.55% 24
North of England +91 87 £55,000 - 13
Scotland +35 51 £42,500 +18.06% 4
North West +55 47 £60,000 - 7
East of England +72 44 £42,500 -29.17% 8
Yorkshire +57 39 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Midlands +29 32 £45,000 -14.29% 6
West Midlands +49 24 £38,750 -22.50% 3
South West +31 22 £37,500 -28.57% 7
Wales - 11 £49,039 - 2
East Midlands +14 8 £48,750 -15.22% 3
North East - 1 £55,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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.

1 562 (81.10%) Linux
2 440 (63.49%) Python
2 440 (63.49%) Amazon AWS
3 429 (61.90%) DevOps
4 388 (55.99%) Ansible
5 342 (49.35%) Docker
6 320 (46.18%) Terraform
7 288 (41.56%) Jenkins
7 288 (41.56%) Puppet
8 285 (41.13%) Agile Software Development
9 271 (39.11%) Microsoft Azure
10 237 (34.20%) Java
11 231 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
12 216 (31.17%) Opscode Chef
13 212 (30.59%) Windows
14 206 (29.73%) Open Source
15 204 (29.44%) Kubernetes
16 203 (29.29%) Git (software)
17 177 (25.54%) Configuration Management
18 169 (24.39%) Elasticsearch
19 162 (23.38%) Splunk
20 157 (22.66%) Kibana
21 153 (22.08%) Microservices
21 153 (22.08%) Prometheus
22 152 (21.93%) Continuous Delivery
23 149 (21.50%) Bash Shell
24 146 (21.07%) NoSQL
24 146 (21.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
24 146 (21.07%) Consul
25 141 (20.35%) SQL

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
1 169 (24.39%) Elasticsearch
2 78 (11.26%) Apache
3 58 (8.37%) nginx
4 55 (7.94%) Apache Spark
5 30 (4.33%) Confluence
6 25 (3.61%) Tomcat
7 13 (1.88%) JBoss
7 13 (1.88%) WebSphere
8 12 (1.73%) IIS
8 12 (1.73%) WildFly
9 10 (1.44%) Mule
9 10 (1.44%) OpenStack
10 9 (1.30%) Apache Solr
10 9 (1.30%) Jupyter
10 9 (1.30%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.15%) SharePoint
12 7 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.72%) Jetty
15 2 (0.29%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.43%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 440 (63.49%) Amazon AWS
2 271 (39.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 138 (19.91%) Google Cloud Platform
4 105 (15.15%) AWS CloudFormation
5 91 (13.13%) GitHub
6 72 (10.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 69 (9.96%) Cloud Computing
8 56 (8.08%) Amazon S3
9 38 (5.48%) SaaS
10 37 (5.34%) Amazon EC2
11 33 (4.76%) Datadog
12 31 (4.47%) AWS Lambda
12 31 (4.47%) Serverless
13 26 (3.75%) IaaS
14 25 (3.61%) Amazon EMR
14 25 (3.61%) PaaS
15 20 (2.89%) IBM Cloud
16 19 (2.74%) CloudFront
17 15 (2.16%) Amazon ELB
17 15 (2.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 91 (13.13%) Firewall
2 74 (10.68%) TCP/IP
3 42 (6.06%) VPN
4 24 (3.46%) DNS
5 23 (3.32%) Internet
6 18 (2.60%) Network Security
7 16 (2.31%) HTTP
8 13 (1.88%) SNMP
9 12 (1.73%) DHCP
9 12 (1.73%) Skype
10 9 (1.30%) Wireless
11 8 (1.15%) SSL
12 7 (1.01%) Intranet
12 7 (1.01%) NetScaler
12 7 (1.01%) Sourcefire
13 6 (0.87%) BGP
13 6 (0.87%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (0.87%) WAN
13 6 (0.87%) Wireshark
14 5 (0.72%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (21.07%) NoSQL
2 87 (12.55%) MongoDB
3 79 (11.40%) MySQL
4 70 (10.10%) PostgreSQL
4 70 (10.10%) Relational Database
5 69 (9.96%) Big Data
6 60 (8.66%) SQL Server
7 58 (8.37%) Hadoop
8 39 (5.63%) Redis
9 32 (4.62%) Apache Cassandra
10 24 (3.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 23 (3.32%) Amazon RDS
12 19 (2.74%) Amazon Redshift
12 19 (2.74%) Apache Hive
13 14 (2.02%) InfluxDB
14 13 (1.88%) RDBMS
15 12 (1.73%) Hazelcast
16 10 (1.44%) HBase
17 9 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (1.30%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 288 (41.56%) Jenkins
2 203 (29.29%) Git (software)
3 146 (21.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 112 (16.16%) Octopus Deploy
5 103 (14.86%) JIRA
6 91 (13.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 77 (11.11%) IBM UrbanCode
8 72 (10.39%) Subversion
9 70 (10.10%) GitLab
10 67 (9.67%) GoCD
11 65 (9.38%) TeamCity
12 62 (8.95%) Travis CI
13 57 (8.23%) Vagrant
14 53 (7.65%) Maven
15 32 (4.62%) Artifactory
16 29 (4.18%) Sonatype Nexus
17 25 (3.61%) Bitbucket
18 22 (3.17%) Gradle
19 20 (2.89%) Selenium
20 14 (2.02%) IntelliJ
General
1 109 (15.73%) Finance
2 30 (4.33%) Retail
3 21 (3.03%) Games
4 19 (2.74%) Legal
4 19 (2.74%) Marketing
4 19 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.30%) Banking
6 7 (1.01%) Automotive
7 6 (0.87%) Publishing
8 5 (0.72%) Advertising
9 4 (0.58%) Law
9 4 (0.58%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.29%) Electronics
10 2 (0.29%) French Language
10 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.14%) Back Office
11 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 227 (32.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 127 (18.33%) Developer
3 93 (13.42%) Senior DevOps
4 80 (11.54%) Consultant
5 79 (11.40%) DevOps Consultant
6 52 (7.50%) Senior Consultant
7 51 (7.36%) Senior DevOps Consultant
8 48 (6.93%) Platform Engineer
9 41 (5.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 38 (5.48%) Cloud Engineer
11 37 (5.34%) AWS Engineer
12 33 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
13 30 (4.33%) AWS DevOps
14 27 (3.90%) Python Developer
15 26 (3.75%) Full Stack Developer
15 26 (3.75%) Java Developer
15 26 (3.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 25 (3.61%) Software Developer
17 22 (3.17%) Architect
17 22 (3.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (12.55%) AngularJS
1 87 (12.55%) Node.js
2 72 (10.39%) Kafka
3 70 (10.10%) Spring
4 68 (9.81%) Web Services
5 66 (9.52%) HTML
6 64 (9.24%) Vue.js
7 56 (8.08%) CSS
8 53 (7.65%) .NET
9 46 (6.64%) RESTful
10 38 (5.48%) RabbitMQ
10 38 (5.48%) REST
11 36 (5.19%) React
12 33 (4.76%) HTML5
13 29 (4.18%) .NET Framework
14 28 (4.04%) Sensu
15 27 (3.90%) Middleware
16 26 (3.75%) LAMP
17 23 (3.32%) Spring Boot
18 21 (3.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.48%) Greenfield Project
3 37 (5.34%) Public Cloud
4 27 (3.90%) Data Centre
5 25 (3.61%) PlayStation
6 24 (3.46%) Fintech
6 24 (3.46%) Linux Command Line
7 20 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (2.74%) Algorithms
9 17 (2.45%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.88%) BBC
10 13 (1.88%) Data Structures
10 13 (1.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 10 (1.44%) Cloud Native
11 10 (1.44%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.44%) NHS
11 10 (1.44%) Security Operations Centre
12 9 (1.30%) User Experience
13 8 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
13 8 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 562 (81.10%) Linux
2 212 (30.59%) Windows
3 111 (16.02%) CentOS
4 102 (14.72%) Unix
5 80 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 59 (8.51%) Ubuntu
7 43 (6.20%) Windows Server
8 25 (3.61%) Mesosphere
9 19 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (2.31%) DC/OS
11 11 (1.59%) Debian
12 9 (1.30%) Amazon Linux
13 6 (0.87%) Kali Linux
13 6 (0.87%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.58%) Fedora
14 4 (0.58%) VyOS
14 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.43%) CoreOS
15 3 (0.43%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.29%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (61.90%) DevOps
2 285 (41.13%) Agile Software Development
3 231 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 206 (29.73%) Open Source
5 177 (25.54%) Configuration Management
6 153 (22.08%) Microservices
7 152 (21.93%) Continuous Delivery
8 87 (12.55%) Test Automation
9 79 (11.40%) Mentoring
10 76 (10.97%) Load Balancing
11 74 (10.68%) Problem-Solving
12 69 (9.96%) Software Engineering
13 68 (9.81%) Continuous Deployment
14 62 (8.95%) Scrum
15 57 (8.23%) Customer Engagement
16 55 (7.94%) High Availability
17 53 (7.65%) SIEM
18 51 (7.36%) BDD
19 47 (6.78%) Analytics
19 47 (6.78%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 440 (63.49%) Python
2 237 (34.20%) Java
3 149 (21.50%) Bash Shell
4 141 (20.35%) SQL
5 130 (18.76%) Ruby
6 128 (18.47%) JavaScript
7 112 (16.16%) PowerShell
8 67 (9.67%) C#
9 61 (8.80%) PHP
10 58 (8.37%) Go
11 53 (7.65%) C++
12 48 (6.93%) Perl
13 42 (6.06%) Scala
14 25 (3.61%) Java 8
15 20 (2.89%) Shell Script
16 18 (2.60%) TypeScript
17 11 (1.59%) R
18 10 (1.44%) Erlang
19 9 (1.30%) C
20 6 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 82 (11.83%) Degree
2 40 (5.77%) AWS Certification
3 34 (4.91%) RHCE
3 34 (4.91%) RHCSA
4 31 (4.47%) Security Cleared
5 28 (4.04%) CISSP
6 27 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
7 19 (2.74%) CISM
8 13 (1.88%) SC Cleared
9 12 (1.73%) CEH
9 12 (1.73%) GCIH
9 12 (1.73%) OSCP
9 12 (1.73%) PhD
9 12 (1.73%) Postgraduate
10 8 (1.15%) CCENT
10 8 (1.15%) DV Cleared
11 7 (1.01%) CCNA
11 7 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.01%) Master's Degree
12 5 (0.72%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (8.08%) QA
2 28 (4.04%) MiFID
3 24 (3.46%) GDPR
4 15 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.59%) SLA
6 5 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.58%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.43%) GPG13
System Software
1 342 (49.35%) Docker
2 60 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (6.35%) Active Directory
4 29 (4.18%) Snort
5 27 (3.90%) Hyper-V
6 24 (3.46%) Virtual Machines
7 23 (3.32%) HDFS
8 18 (2.60%) VirtualBox
9 13 (1.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 12 (1.73%) Apache Flume
11 7 (1.01%) KVM
12 6 (0.87%) vSphere
13 5 (0.72%) etcd
14 4 (0.58%) SkyDNS
15 3 (0.43%) GlusterFS
15 3 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
16 2 (0.29%) XenServer
17 1 (0.14%) pfSense
17 1 (0.14%) QEMU
17 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 388 (55.99%) Ansible
2 320 (46.18%) Terraform
3 288 (41.56%) Puppet
4 216 (31.17%) Opscode Chef
5 204 (29.44%) Kubernetes
6 157 (22.66%) Kibana
7 153 (22.08%) Prometheus
8 146 (21.07%) Consul
9 127 (18.33%) Packer
10 123 (17.75%) logstash
11 92 (13.28%) Grafana
12 80 (11.54%) Graphite
13 64 (9.24%) Nagios
14 55 (7.94%) Docker Swarm
15 52 (7.50%) Rundeck
16 50 (7.22%) ZABBIX
17 30 (4.33%) HAProxy
18 25 (3.61%) Automic
18 25 (3.61%) Salt
19 23 (3.32%) Mesos
Vendors
1 162 (23.38%) Splunk
2 103 (14.86%) Microsoft
3 86 (12.41%) VMware
4 68 (9.81%) Red Hat
5 56 (8.08%) ServiceNow
6 55 (7.94%) Google
7 52 (7.50%) Delphix
7 52 (7.50%) RedGate
8 36 (5.19%) New Relic
9 29 (4.18%) Oracle
10 27 (3.90%) Cisco
11 25 (3.61%) Atlassian
12 20 (2.89%) IBM
13 17 (2.45%) AppDynamics
14 15 (2.16%) PagerDuty
14 15 (2.16%) Solace
15 11 (1.59%) Hortonworks
15 11 (1.59%) TIBCO
16 8 (1.15%) Palo Alto
17 7 (1.01%) SAP