Period
to 30 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Kibana skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Kibana over the 6 months to 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Elasticsearch Kibana
UK
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 686 602 762
Rank change year-on-year -84 +160 +3
Permanent jobs citing Kibana 311 195 354
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.59% 1.90% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 142 139 292
10th Percentile £37,625 £41,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +13.04%
75th Percentile £83,750 £76,875 £80,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £96,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%

Kibana 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 19,567 10,269 18,757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.23% 14.97% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 13,066 8,401 14,488
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 £58,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.56% +6.36%
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%

Kibana
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Kibana in the UK

Kibana
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Kibana in the UK

Kibana
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kibana over the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Kibana in the UK

Kibana
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kibana within the UK over the 6 months to 30 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 -74 284 £65,000 +8.33% 50
London -104 145 £72,500 +11.54% 27
UK excluding London -89 140 £55,000 +4.76% 25
South East -52 59 £46,625 -11.19%
Work from Home -232 54 £72,500 +52.63% 7
North of England -43 47 £65,000 +18.18% 10
Yorkshire -34 36 £65,000 - 2
South West -65 16 £62,500 +38.89% 4
East of England -41 12 £60,000 +20.00% 5
North West -51 11 £72,500 +31.82% 7
Midlands -82 4 £42,500 -57.50% 3
East Midlands -56 2 - - 1
Scotland -75 2 £49,250 +97.00% 1
West Midlands -77 2 £42,500 -19.05% 2

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, IT jobs citing Kibana 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 Kibana.

1 182 (58.52%) Python
1 182 (58.52%) AWS
2 170 (54.66%) Elasticsearch
3 155 (49.84%) Elastic Stack
4 139 (44.69%) Agile Software Development
5 123 (39.55%) Java
6 121 (38.91%) Jenkins
7 118 (37.94%) Kubernetes
8 116 (37.30%) DevOps
9 105 (33.76%) Docker
9 105 (33.76%) Grafana
10 99 (31.83%) logstash
11 92 (29.58%) Microservices
12 90 (28.94%) Ansible
13 84 (27.01%) TDD
13 84 (27.01%) Continuous Integration
14 83 (26.69%) JavaScript
14 83 (26.69%) Test Automation
15 80 (25.72%) Kafka
15 80 (25.72%) AngularJS
15 80 (25.72%) Go
16 74 (23.79%) Git (software)
17 72 (23.15%) Linux
18 67 (21.54%) Software Engineering
18 67 (21.54%) React
18 67 (21.54%) Terraform
19 66 (21.22%) Azure
19 66 (21.22%) Computer Science
20 64 (20.58%) Opscode Chef
21 63 (20.26%) Spring

Kibana
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
1 170 (54.66%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (9.65%) Cloud Foundry
2 30 (9.65%) GemFire
3 22 (7.07%) Confluence
4 11 (3.54%) Apache Spark
5 10 (3.22%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.89%) Apache
7 7 (2.25%) CMS
8 5 (1.61%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.96%) nginx
10 2 (0.64%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.32%) JBoss
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 7 (2.25%) Campfire
2 6 (1.93%) Gephi
Cloud Services
1 182 (58.52%) AWS
2 66 (21.22%) Azure
3 47 (15.11%) GitHub
4 45 (14.47%) Serverless
5 44 (14.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 36 (11.58%) GCP
7 34 (10.93%) AWS Lambda
8 31 (9.97%) PaaS
9 29 (9.32%) Amazon ECS
10 28 (9.00%) Amazon S3
11 27 (8.68%) AWS CloudFormation
12 23 (7.40%) Amazon Kinesis
13 14 (4.50%) SaaS
14 12 (3.86%) npm
15 10 (3.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 9 (2.89%) AWS Fargate
16 9 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
17 8 (2.57%) Amazon SQS
18 6 (1.93%) Amazon SageMaker
19 5 (1.61%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 60 (19.29%) HTTP
2 43 (13.83%) Broadband
3 41 (13.18%) Ethernet
4 39 (12.54%) MQTT
5 36 (11.58%) TCP/IP
6 35 (11.25%) 802.11
6 35 (11.25%) HTTPS
6 35 (11.25%) STUN
6 35 (11.25%) Wi-Fi
6 35 (11.25%) Wireless
6 35 (11.25%) Wireshark
7 30 (9.65%) Calico
8 14 (4.50%) Firewall
8 14 (4.50%) WebEx
9 8 (2.57%) Internet
9 8 (2.57%) VPN
10 7 (2.25%) DNS
11 6 (1.93%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (1.93%) MPLS
11 6 (1.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (15.43%) PostgreSQL
2 46 (14.79%) MySQL
3 33 (10.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 32 (10.29%) Redis
5 25 (8.04%) NoSQL
6 22 (7.07%) Amazon Athena
7 15 (4.82%) MongoDB
8 14 (4.50%) Relational Database
9 11 (3.54%) Big Data
9 11 (3.54%) Oracle Database
10 10 (3.22%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (3.22%) SQL Server
11 9 (2.89%) Apache Hive
12 8 (2.57%) Event Store
12 8 (2.57%) InterSystems Cache
13 7 (2.25%) Neo4j
14 6 (1.93%) Impala
15 5 (1.61%) Tableau
16 4 (1.29%) Couchbase
16 4 (1.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 121 (38.91%) Jenkins
2 74 (23.79%) Git (software)
3 55 (17.68%) Cucumber
4 49 (15.76%) Selenium
5 33 (10.61%) Gradle
5 33 (10.61%) Sonatype Nexus
6 30 (9.65%) gulp
6 30 (9.65%) JIRA
6 30 (9.65%) Protractor
7 29 (9.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 28 (9.00%) TeamCity
9 27 (8.68%) Octopus Deploy
10 24 (7.72%) Travis CI
11 23 (7.40%) IBM UrbanCode
12 18 (5.79%) JMeter
13 16 (5.14%) GitLab
14 15 (4.82%) Maven
15 12 (3.86%) Bitbucket
16 8 (2.57%) JUnit
16 8 (2.57%) Subversion
General
1 55 (17.68%) Social Skills
2 49 (15.76%) Finance
3 48 (15.43%) Banking
4 46 (14.79%) Telecoms
5 36 (11.58%) Law
6 33 (10.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 17 (5.47%) Games
8 16 (5.14%) Public Sector
9 12 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (3.22%) Legal
10 10 (3.22%) Presentation Skills
11 8 (2.57%) French Language
12 5 (1.61%) Retail
13 3 (0.96%) Organisational Skills
14 2 (0.64%) Influencing Skills
14 2 (0.64%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 89 (28.62%) Developer
2 35 (11.25%) Automation Engineer
3 30 (9.65%) Systems Engineer
4 28 (9.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 28 (9.00%) Software Engineer
5 26 (8.36%) Validation Engineer
5 26 (8.36%) Wireless Engineer
6 25 (8.04%) Principal Engineer
7 23 (7.40%) Analyst
8 18 (5.79%) Cloud Engineer
8 18 (5.79%) DevOps Engineer
9 14 (4.50%) Principal Software Engineer
9 14 (4.50%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.18%) Java Developer
11 12 (3.86%) Site Engineer
11 12 (3.86%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 11 (3.54%) Principal Cloud Engineer
12 11 (3.54%) Reliability Engineer
13 10 (3.22%) Python Developer
14 9 (2.89%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (49.84%) Elastic Stack
2 80 (25.72%) AngularJS
2 80 (25.72%) Kafka
3 67 (21.54%) React
4 63 (20.26%) Spring
5 60 (19.29%) Node.js
6 59 (18.97%) Spring Boot
7 56 (18.01%) RabbitMQ
8 48 (15.43%) REST
9 35 (11.25%) .NET
9 35 (11.25%) 802.1X
9 35 (11.25%) XMPP
10 34 (10.93%) Web Services
11 33 (10.61%) WireMock
12 32 (10.29%) J2EE
13 30 (9.65%) Spring Integration
14 25 (8.04%) RESTful
15 22 (7.07%) SOAP
16 17 (5.47%) Vue.js
17 16 (5.14%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.97%) Management Information System
2 23 (7.40%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (5.14%) Algorithms
3 16 (5.14%) Cloud Native
4 12 (3.86%) User Experience
5 10 (3.22%) Data Structures
5 10 (3.22%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (3.22%) PlayStation
6 8 (2.57%) Legacy Code
7 7 (2.25%) PKI
7 7 (2.25%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.93%) Analytical Mindset
8 6 (1.93%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 5 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.61%) Replication
10 3 (0.96%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.32%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 72 (23.15%) Linux
2 35 (11.25%) Windows
3 23 (7.40%) Mesosphere
4 13 (4.18%) Mac OS
5 9 (2.89%) Unix
6 5 (1.61%) Android
6 5 (1.61%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.64%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.32%) Alpine Linux
8 1 (0.32%) CentOS
8 1 (0.32%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (44.69%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (37.30%) DevOps
3 92 (29.58%) Microservices
4 84 (27.01%) Continuous Integration
4 84 (27.01%) TDD
5 83 (26.69%) Test Automation
6 67 (21.54%) Software Engineering
7 66 (21.22%) Computer Science
8 56 (18.01%) BDD
9 52 (16.72%) SOLID
9 52 (16.72%) Validation
10 50 (16.08%) User Stories
11 48 (15.43%) Full Stack Development
12 47 (15.11%) Infrastructure as Code
13 45 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
14 44 (14.15%) Scrum
15 40 (12.86%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 39 (12.54%) Analytics
17 38 (12.22%) Mentoring
18 37 (11.90%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 182 (58.52%) Python
2 123 (39.55%) Java
3 83 (26.69%) JavaScript
4 80 (25.72%) Go
5 60 (19.29%) Bash Shell
6 49 (15.76%) C
7 39 (12.54%) C#
8 38 (12.22%) C++
8 38 (12.22%) PHP
9 37 (11.90%) SQL
10 29 (9.32%) TypeScript
11 27 (8.68%) Ruby
12 18 (5.79%) PowerShell
13 11 (3.54%) Scala
14 8 (2.57%) F#
14 8 (2.57%) Perl
15 7 (2.25%) Java 11
15 7 (2.25%) Java 8
16 6 (1.93%) R
17 3 (0.96%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 39 (12.54%) Degree
2 33 (10.61%) Security Cleared
3 30 (9.65%) OCP
3 30 (9.65%) Oracle Certification
4 20 (6.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (6.43%) SC Cleared
5 14 (4.50%) CISSP
5 14 (4.50%) CompTIA Security+
5 14 (4.50%) SANS
6 13 (4.18%) DV Cleared
7 9 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.57%) CCNA
8 8 (2.57%) CISA
8 8 (2.57%) CISM
9 6 (1.93%) CEH
9 6 (1.93%) Linux+ Certification
9 6 (1.93%) MCSE
9 6 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.93%) Network+ Certification
9 6 (1.93%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (11.90%) SLA
2 15 (4.82%) QA
3 10 (3.22%) GDPR
3 10 (3.22%) WCAG
4 2 (0.64%) Accessibility
4 2 (0.64%) MiFID
5 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 105 (33.76%) Docker
2 31 (9.97%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.93%) Apache Flume
5 5 (1.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (1.29%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.64%) zsh
8 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 118 (37.94%) Kubernetes
2 105 (33.76%) Grafana
3 99 (31.83%) logstash
4 90 (28.94%) Ansible
5 67 (21.54%) Terraform
6 64 (20.58%) Opscode Chef
7 53 (17.04%) Puppet
8 52 (16.72%) Prometheus
9 35 (11.25%) Graylog
10 23 (7.40%) Automic
11 19 (6.11%) Consul
12 15 (4.82%) ZABBIX
13 8 (2.57%) Graphite
13 8 (2.57%) QRadar
14 6 (1.93%) Oozie
14 6 (1.93%) Packer
15 4 (1.29%) HAProxy
15 4 (1.29%) MIIS
15 4 (1.29%) Opsgenie
15 4 (1.29%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 53 (17.04%) Oracle
2 50 (16.08%) Splunk
3 22 (7.07%) AppDynamics
4 21 (6.75%) Microsoft
5 18 (5.79%) PayPal
6 14 (4.50%) ServiceNow
7 11 (3.54%) Google
7 11 (3.54%) VMware
8 9 (2.89%) IBM
8 9 (2.89%) PagerDuty
9 7 (2.25%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.93%) BT
11 5 (1.61%) LexisNexis
11 5 (1.61%) New Relic
12 4 (1.29%) Hortonworks
12 4 (1.29%) Sun
13 3 (0.96%) Cisco
13 3 (0.96%) CommVault
13 3 (0.96%) Verint
14 2 (0.64%) Solace