Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Istio
UK
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 734 730 1058
Rank change year-on-year -4 +328 +142
Permanent jobs citing Istio 262 62 58
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.090% 0.040%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.35% 0.60% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 152 33 35
10th Percentile £36,250 £43,674 £25,000
25th Percentile £39,181 £55,000 £46,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £70,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -22.86% +21.74% -11.54%
75th Percentile £75,000 £92,500 £87,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £122,000 £96,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £56,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% -2.17% +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 19,462 10,301 18,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.24% 14.93% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12,987 8,429 14,474
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £58,627
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.34% +6.59%
75th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Istio in the UK

Istio
Top 12 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 29 July 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 -1 236 £54,000 -22.86% 30
London -28 149 £80,000 -5.88% 22
Work from Home -150 97 £43,051 - 4
UK excluding London -32 95 £52,500 -6.67% 9
North of England +10 81 £43,051 -1.43% 3
Yorkshire -38 34 £43,051 -40.62% 1
North West -23 33 £43,051 -1.43% 2
North East -7 16 £47,776 -9.00%
Scotland - 7 £62,000 - 2
East Midlands - 6 £52,500 - 3
Midlands - 6 £52,500 - 4
Wales - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 262 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 191 (72.90%) AWS
3 180 (68.70%) DevOps
4 163 (62.21%) GitLab
5 154 (58.78%) Azure
6 138 (52.67%) Git (software)
7 132 (50.38%) Docker
8 131 (50.00%) Terraform
9 129 (49.24%) Agile Software Development
10 105 (40.08%) Linux
11 97 (37.02%) Python
12 90 (34.35%) Microservices
13 84 (32.06%) Hybrid Cloud
13 84 (32.06%) PostgreSQL
14 83 (31.68%) Decision-Making
15 81 (30.92%) SC Cleared
15 81 (30.92%) Security Cleared
16 76 (29.01%) Software Engineering
17 75 (28.63%) React
18 70 (26.72%) Go
19 68 (25.95%) Opscode Chef
20 67 (25.57%) GCP
21 65 (24.81%) Amazon Redshift
22 64 (24.43%) Prometheus
23 61 (23.28%) Finance
24 60 (22.90%) Microsoft
24 60 (22.90%) Problem-Solving
25 55 (20.99%) JavaScript
25 55 (20.99%) Kafka
26 53 (20.23%) Java

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 36 (13.74%) Apache Spark
2 12 (4.58%) Confluence
3 9 (3.44%) Apache
4 7 (2.67%) nginx
5 5 (1.91%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.76%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.76%) Traefik
7 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (1.91%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (1.91%) Fireworks
1 5 (1.91%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.15%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (2.29%) R3 Corda
2 5 (1.91%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 191 (72.90%) AWS
2 154 (58.78%) Azure
3 67 (25.57%) GCP
4 51 (19.47%) Amazon EKS
5 38 (14.50%) Slack
6 31 (11.83%) SaaS
7 24 (9.16%) Serverless
8 19 (7.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (4.58%) Amazon Kinesis
9 12 (4.58%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (3.44%) GitHub
10 9 (3.44%) Kong
11 7 (2.67%) Amazon ECS
11 7 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (2.29%) Azure Event Grid
13 4 (1.53%) Collibra
14 3 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
14 3 (1.15%) Azure Pipelines
14 3 (1.15%) OpenShift
14 3 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.67%) Firewall
2 6 (2.29%) HTTP
2 6 (2.29%) SSL
3 5 (1.91%) DSL
4 4 (1.53%) Internet
5 3 (1.15%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.76%) Calico
6 2 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (32.06%) PostgreSQL
2 65 (24.81%) Amazon Redshift
3 38 (14.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 34 (12.98%) NoSQL
5 27 (10.31%) Amazon Aurora
5 27 (10.31%) Presto
6 25 (9.54%) Amazon RDS
7 19 (7.25%) Redis
8 14 (5.34%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (3.82%) BigQuery
9 10 (3.82%) MySQL
10 9 (3.44%) Relational Database
10 9 (3.44%) SQL Server
11 7 (2.67%) Neo4j
12 6 (2.29%) Blockchain
12 6 (2.29%) Data Lake
12 6 (2.29%) DB2
12 6 (2.29%) MongoDB
13 5 (1.91%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (1.91%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 163 (62.21%) GitLab
2 138 (52.67%) Git (software)
3 38 (14.50%) Jenkins
4 25 (9.54%) PyCharm
5 17 (6.49%) Selenium
6 15 (5.73%) Cypress.io
6 15 (5.73%) Sonatype Nexus
7 13 (4.96%) JIRA
8 12 (4.58%) TeamCity
9 11 (4.20%) Cucumber
10 8 (3.05%) Maven
11 7 (2.67%) git-flow
11 7 (2.67%) IBM UrbanCode
11 7 (2.67%) Postman
12 6 (2.29%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (1.91%) CircleCI
13 5 (1.91%) Gerrit
13 5 (1.91%) GoCD
13 5 (1.91%) JMeter
13 5 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 61 (23.28%) Finance
2 31 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (9.16%) Banking
4 14 (5.34%) Social Skills
5 11 (4.20%) Retail
6 10 (3.82%) Games
6 10 (3.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 8 (3.05%) Electronics
7 8 (3.05%) Manufacturing
7 8 (3.05%) Marketing
7 8 (3.05%) Public Sector
7 8 (3.05%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.91%) Billing
9 3 (1.15%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 121 (46.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 47 (17.94%) Senior DevOps
3 40 (15.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 26 (9.92%) Python Engineer
4 26 (9.92%) Software Engineer
5 20 (7.63%) Developer
6 14 (5.34%) Senior Developer
7 13 (4.96%) Consultant
7 13 (4.96%) Python Developer
7 13 (4.96%) Senior Python Developer
8 12 (4.58%) Architect
8 12 (4.58%) Backend Developer
8 12 (4.58%) Cloud Engineer
8 12 (4.58%) Senior Backend Developer
9 8 (3.05%) Lead Software Engineer
10 7 (2.67%) Software Consultant
11 6 (2.29%) .NET Software Engineer
11 6 (2.29%) C# Software Engineer
11 6 (2.29%) DevOps Consultant
11 6 (2.29%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (28.63%) React
2 55 (20.99%) Kafka
3 53 (20.23%) Jest
4 48 (18.32%) AngularJS
5 46 (17.56%) Node.js
5 46 (17.56%) Vue.js
5 46 (17.56%) Web Services
6 41 (15.65%) Redux
7 38 (14.50%) Django
8 30 (11.45%) REST
9 28 (10.69%) React Native
10 25 (9.54%) pytest
11 20 (7.63%) Spring Boot
12 18 (6.87%) Spring
13 11 (4.20%) Middleware
13 11 (4.20%) RESTful
14 10 (3.82%) GraphQL
15 7 (2.67%) .NET
15 7 (2.67%) HTML
15 7 (2.67%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 84 (32.06%) Hybrid Cloud
2 28 (10.69%) Cloud Native
3 21 (8.02%) User Experience
4 8 (3.05%) Social Network
5 5 (1.91%) Algorithms
5 5 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.91%) Online Games
5 5 (1.91%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.53%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.53%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.53%) Online Banking
6 4 (1.53%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.15%) Robotics
8 2 (0.76%) NHS
9 1 (0.38%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 105 (40.08%) Linux
2 12 (4.58%) Unix
3 6 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.91%) CoreOS
4 5 (1.91%) Windows
4 5 (1.91%) zOS
5 2 (0.76%) Android
5 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.76%) SUSE
5 2 (0.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (68.70%) DevOps
2 129 (49.24%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (34.35%) Microservices
4 83 (31.68%) Decision-Making
5 76 (29.01%) Software Engineering
6 60 (22.90%) Problem-Solving
7 50 (19.08%) Mentoring
7 50 (19.08%) Target Operating Model
8 48 (18.32%) Coaching
9 42 (16.03%) Analytics
9 42 (16.03%) Front End Development
9 42 (16.03%) Test Automation
10 36 (13.74%) Continuous Deployment
10 36 (13.74%) Technical Leadership
11 33 (12.60%) Data Analytics
12 31 (11.83%) Open Source
13 28 (10.69%) Data Protection
14 25 (9.54%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (9.54%) High Availability
14 25 (9.54%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 97 (37.02%) Python
2 70 (26.72%) Go
3 55 (20.99%) JavaScript
4 53 (20.23%) Java
5 17 (6.49%) C#
5 17 (6.49%) Scala
6 15 (5.73%) SQL
7 12 (4.58%) TypeScript
8 11 (4.20%) PowerShell
9 10 (3.82%) Groovy
10 9 (3.44%) Kotlin
11 7 (2.67%) PHP
12 6 (2.29%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.91%) Ruby
13 5 (1.91%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.53%) C
15 3 (1.15%) C++
16 2 (0.76%) Dart
Qualifications
1 81 (30.92%) SC Cleared
1 81 (30.92%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.44%) Degree
3 6 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 4 (1.53%) CCSP
4 4 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.53%) CISSP
4 4 (1.53%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.44%) QA
2 5 (1.91%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.76%) SLA
4 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 132 (50.38%) Docker
2 2 (0.76%) Ceph
2 2 (0.76%) Gluster
2 2 (0.76%) VMware NSX
2 2 (0.76%) zsh
Systems Management
1 262 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 131 (50.00%) Terraform
3 68 (25.95%) Opscode Chef
4 64 (24.43%) Prometheus
5 36 (13.74%) Ansible
6 27 (10.31%) Puppet
7 19 (7.25%) Grafana
8 16 (6.11%) linkerd
9 9 (3.44%) Knative
10 8 (3.05%) Argo
10 8 (3.05%) Fortio
10 8 (3.05%) Kiali
11 7 (2.67%) Consul
12 6 (2.29%) Nagios
13 3 (1.15%) Kibana
14 2 (0.76%) Fluentd
14 2 (0.76%) HAProxy
14 2 (0.76%) Packer
14 2 (0.76%) Rancher
Vendors
1 60 (22.90%) Microsoft
2 38 (14.50%) Google
3 12 (4.58%) Oracle
4 8 (3.05%) SAP
5 7 (2.67%) Dynatrace
6 5 (1.91%) Reuters
7 4 (1.53%) Ab Initio
7 4 (1.53%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.53%) IBM
7 4 (1.53%) Splunk
7 4 (1.53%) Teradata
8 3 (1.15%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.76%) Confluent
9 2 (0.76%) F5
9 2 (0.76%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.76%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.76%) VMware
10 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.38%) TOWER Software