Period
to 18 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Istio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Istio over the 6 months to 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Istio
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 787 626 982
Rank change year-on-year -161 +356 +178
Permanent jobs citing Istio 251 67 114
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.14% 0.083%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.19% 0.85% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 122 32 71
10th Percentile £40,000 £66,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £58,750 £71,250 £54,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £68,750 £77,500 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.29% -3.13% +68.42%
75th Percentile £90,563 £120,000 £95,000
90th Percentile £104,750 " "
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,000 £75,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -17.33% +30.43% +21.05%

Istio is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 21,126 7,837 17,998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.86% 16.36% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13,506 6,557 13,755
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,075
25th Percentile £48,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £93,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%

Istio
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Istio in the UK

Istio
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Istio.

Salary trend for Istio in the UK

Istio
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Istio over the 6 months to 18 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Istio in the UK

Istio
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Istio within the UK over the 6 months to 18 October 2021. 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 -159 219 £70,000 -9.68% 24
London -141 168 £87,500 -12.50% 11
UK excluding London -195 61 £62,000 -17.33% 15
Work from Home -260 36 £57,500 -37.84% 3
North of England -110 22 £43,051 -40.62% 6
East Midlands -62 15 £55,000 - 2
Midlands -99 15 £55,000 -26.67% 2
South East - 13 £70,000 - 2
North West - 12 £62,216 - 4
Scotland - 10 £62,000 - 1
Yorkshire -99 8 £43,051 -40.62% 2
North East - 2 £43,051 -
Wales - 1 £65,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, IT jobs citing Istio 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 Istio.

1 251 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 157 (62.55%) Docker
3 153 (60.96%) AWS
4 133 (52.99%) DevOps
5 119 (47.41%) GitLab
6 112 (44.62%) Azure
7 105 (41.83%) Python
8 103 (41.04%) Agile Software Development
9 101 (40.24%) Microservices
10 98 (39.04%) PostgreSQL
11 95 (37.85%) GCP
12 94 (37.45%) React
12 94 (37.45%) Software Engineering
13 89 (35.46%) Git (software)
14 87 (34.66%) Microsoft
14 87 (34.66%) Prometheus
15 86 (34.26%) Terraform
16 85 (33.86%) Problem-Solving
17 78 (31.08%) Opscode Chef
18 75 (29.88%) Amazon Redshift
19 72 (28.69%) Java
20 70 (27.89%) Node.js
21 65 (25.90%) Go
21 65 (25.90%) Finance
22 63 (25.10%) Jest
23 61 (24.30%) Web Services
24 60 (23.90%) Infrastructure as Code
25 59 (23.51%) Amazon EKS
26 57 (22.71%) Linux
26 57 (22.71%) AngularJS

Istio
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 37 (14.74%) Apache Spark
2 16 (6.37%) Confluence
3 13 (5.18%) nginx
4 12 (4.78%) Apache
5 8 (3.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.99%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (1.99%) Fireworks
1 5 (1.99%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.20%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 8 (3.19%) R3 Corda
2 7 (2.79%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 153 (60.96%) AWS
2 112 (44.62%) Azure
3 95 (37.85%) GCP
4 59 (23.51%) Amazon EKS
5 50 (19.92%) Slack
6 36 (14.34%) Serverless
7 34 (13.55%) SaaS
8 16 (6.37%) AWS Lambda
9 13 (5.18%) OpenShift
10 12 (4.78%) Amazon Kinesis
11 10 (3.98%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (3.98%) Amazon S3
11 10 (3.98%) Azure Sentinel
12 9 (3.59%) GitHub
12 9 (3.59%) npm
13 8 (3.19%) Azure Event Grid
14 6 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (2.39%) IaaS
15 5 (1.99%) AWS CloudFormation
16 4 (1.59%) Collibra
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.17%) Firewall
2 8 (3.19%) HTTP
2 8 (3.19%) SSL
3 6 (2.39%) DSL
4 5 (1.99%) DNS
5 4 (1.59%) Internet
5 4 (1.59%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.80%) VPN
7 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (39.04%) PostgreSQL
2 75 (29.88%) Amazon Redshift
3 50 (19.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 42 (16.73%) NoSQL
5 31 (12.35%) Amazon RDS
6 25 (9.96%) Amazon Aurora
6 25 (9.96%) MongoDB
6 25 (9.96%) Presto
7 22 (8.76%) MySQL
8 21 (8.37%) BigQuery
9 20 (7.97%) Redis
10 13 (5.18%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (5.18%) Hazelcast
11 11 (4.38%) SQL Server
12 8 (3.19%) Blockchain
12 8 (3.19%) Data Lake
12 8 (3.19%) Relational Database
13 7 (2.79%) Hadoop
14 6 (2.39%) DB2
14 6 (2.39%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 119 (47.41%) GitLab
2 89 (35.46%) Git (software)
3 49 (19.52%) Jenkins
4 35 (13.94%) PyCharm
5 28 (11.16%) Maven
6 25 (9.96%) Sonatype Nexus
7 19 (7.57%) Selenium
8 16 (6.37%) TeamCity
9 15 (5.98%) Octopus Deploy
10 14 (5.58%) JIRA
11 13 (5.18%) Cypress.io
11 13 (5.18%) GoCD
11 13 (5.18%) JMeter
11 13 (5.18%) Postman
12 12 (4.78%) Gradle
13 11 (4.38%) Bitbucket
13 11 (4.38%) CircleCI
13 11 (4.38%) IBM UrbanCode
14 9 (3.59%) Artifactory
15 8 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 65 (25.90%) Finance
2 27 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (9.56%) Social Skills
4 20 (7.97%) Banking
5 18 (7.17%) Games
6 10 (3.98%) Retail
7 8 (3.19%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 5 (1.99%) Billing
8 5 (1.99%) Presentation Skills
9 3 (1.20%) Back Office
9 3 (1.20%) Law
10 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 66 (26.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (12.35%) Architect
3 30 (11.95%) Python Engineer
4 28 (11.16%) Software Engineer
5 26 (10.36%) Developer
6 21 (8.37%) Senior Developer
7 17 (6.77%) Python Developer
7 17 (6.77%) Senior Python Developer
8 16 (6.37%) Backend Developer
8 16 (6.37%) Senior Backend Developer
9 14 (5.58%) Cloud Architect
9 14 (5.58%) Senior DevOps
10 13 (5.18%) Azure Architect
10 13 (5.18%) Cloud Engineer
10 13 (5.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 13 (5.18%) Technical Leader
11 11 (4.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (4.38%) Security Architect
12 10 (3.98%) AWS Architect
13 9 (3.59%) Kubernetes Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (37.45%) React
2 70 (27.89%) Node.js
3 63 (25.10%) Jest
4 61 (24.30%) Web Services
5 57 (22.71%) AngularJS
6 53 (21.12%) Redux
6 53 (21.12%) Vue.js
7 50 (19.92%) Django
8 48 (19.12%) Kafka
9 45 (17.93%) REST
10 43 (17.13%) Spring
11 35 (13.94%) Spring Boot
12 31 (12.35%) pytest
13 23 (9.16%) Apache Camel
14 22 (8.76%) React Native
15 16 (6.37%) Middleware
15 16 (6.37%) RESTful
16 13 (5.18%) JDBC
16 13 (5.18%) Spring MVC
16 13 (5.18%) Spring WebFlux
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.96%) Cloud Native
2 22 (8.76%) User Experience
3 20 (7.97%) Hybrid Cloud
4 15 (5.98%) Public Cloud
5 13 (5.18%) Online Games
6 10 (3.98%) Data Structures
7 9 (3.59%) Algorithms
8 8 (3.19%) Private Cloud
9 7 (2.79%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.99%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.59%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.59%) Online Banking
12 3 (1.20%) Robotics
13 2 (0.80%) NHS
14 1 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
14 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.40%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 57 (22.71%) Linux
2 13 (5.18%) Windows
3 12 (4.78%) Unix
4 9 (3.59%) CoreOS
5 8 (3.19%) zOS
6 4 (1.59%) Debian
7 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (52.99%) DevOps
2 103 (41.04%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (40.24%) Microservices
4 94 (37.45%) Software Engineering
5 85 (33.86%) Problem-Solving
6 60 (23.90%) Infrastructure as Code
7 54 (21.51%) Front End Development
8 42 (16.73%) Test Automation
9 39 (15.54%) Continuous Deployment
10 38 (15.14%) Analytics
10 38 (15.14%) Data Protection
11 34 (13.55%) High Availability
11 34 (13.55%) Low Latency
12 31 (12.35%) Performance Tuning
13 30 (11.95%) Data Analytics
14 28 (11.16%) Mentoring
15 27 (10.76%) Continuous Delivery
16 26 (10.36%) Computer Science
16 26 (10.36%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (9.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 105 (41.83%) Python
2 72 (28.69%) Java
3 65 (25.90%) Go
4 48 (19.12%) JavaScript
5 24 (9.56%) PowerShell
6 22 (8.76%) SQL
7 19 (7.57%) Groovy
8 16 (6.37%) Scala
8 16 (6.37%) TypeScript
9 12 (4.78%) Kotlin
10 9 (3.59%) PHP
11 6 (2.39%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.99%) Ruby
13 3 (1.20%) C#
14 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.40%) C
15 1 (0.40%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (10.36%) Degree
2 18 (7.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (5.98%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.98%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 6 (2.39%) CCSP
4 6 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.39%) CISSP
4 6 (2.39%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.58%) QA
2 5 (1.99%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.59%) Accessibility
3 4 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.59%) WCAG
4 2 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 157 (62.55%) Docker
2 5 (1.99%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.99%) KVM
2 5 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.20%) zsh
Systems Management
1 251 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 87 (34.66%) Prometheus
3 86 (34.26%) Terraform
4 78 (31.08%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (17.13%) Ansible
6 30 (11.95%) Grafana
7 21 (8.37%) Puppet
8 13 (5.18%) linkerd
9 7 (2.79%) Consul
10 4 (1.59%) Fluentd
11 3 (1.20%) Galera Cluster
11 3 (1.20%) Kibana
11 3 (1.20%) Knative
11 3 (1.20%) Nagios
12 1 (0.40%) Kustomize
Vendors
1 87 (34.66%) Microsoft
2 53 (21.12%) Google
3 17 (6.77%) Oracle
4 8 (3.19%) Splunk
5 7 (2.79%) AppDynamics
6 5 (1.99%) Cisco
6 5 (1.99%) Reuters
6 5 (1.99%) SaltStack
6 5 (1.99%) VMware
7 4 (1.59%) Ab Initio
7 4 (1.59%) Dynatrace
7 4 (1.59%) IBM
7 4 (1.59%) Teradata
8 1 (0.40%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.40%) New Relic