Period
to 6 May 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 6 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Elasticsearch Kibana
UK
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 703 687 777
Rank change year-on-year -16 +90 -20
Permanent jobs citing Kibana 180 266 345
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.25% 1.95% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 109 186 281
10th Percentile £42,500 £30,625 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - -7.69% +34.30%
75th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +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 14,438 13,665 17,780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.39% 13.38% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11,247 10,837 13,884
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,597 £32,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £58,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +3.45% +5.45%
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +23 171 £60,000 -1.64% 31
UK excluding London +43 93 £60,000 +14.29% 19
London +14 76 £60,000 -11.11% 15
North of England +17 45 £65,000 +23.81% 5
Yorkshire +23 39 £65,000 - 1
Work from Home -139 33 £72,500 +35.51% 11
South East +62 17 £55,000 +4.76% 3
East of England +41 14 £65,000 +30.00% 6
South West -21 13 £55,000 +57.14%
North West -3 6 £51,875 -1.19% 2
Midlands +1 3 - - 2
West Midlands -12 2 - - 2
East Midlands +2 1 - -
Scotland -27 1 £62,500 +4.17% 3

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 93 (51.67%) Python
2 88 (48.89%) AWS
3 77 (42.78%) Elasticsearch
3 77 (42.78%) Test Automation
4 59 (32.78%) Docker
4 59 (32.78%) Elastic Stack
5 58 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (29.44%) HTTP
7 51 (28.33%) Kubernetes
7 51 (28.33%) Jenkins
8 50 (27.78%) C
8 50 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (27.22%) DevOps
10 46 (25.56%) Computer Science
11 44 (24.44%) Ethernet
11 44 (24.44%) Microservices
12 42 (23.33%) Grafana
12 42 (23.33%) Telecoms
12 42 (23.33%) Software Testing
13 40 (22.22%) TCP/IP
13 40 (22.22%) C++
13 40 (22.22%) Java
14 39 (21.67%) Broadband
14 39 (21.67%) Linux
14 39 (21.67%) Validation
14 39 (21.67%) Integration Testing
15 38 (21.11%) XMPP
15 38 (21.11%) STUN
15 38 (21.11%) Wireshark
15 38 (21.11%) Wi-Fi

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 77 (42.78%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (7.78%) Confluence
3 9 (5.00%) Apache Spark
4 7 (3.89%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (3.89%) GemFire
5 4 (2.22%) nginx
6 3 (1.67%) Apache
7 2 (1.11%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.56%) CMS
8 1 (0.56%) JBoss
8 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.33%) Gephi
2 1 (0.56%) Campfire
Cloud Services
1 88 (48.89%) AWS
2 33 (18.33%) Azure
3 19 (10.56%) Serverless
4 18 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
5 14 (7.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 13 (7.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (7.22%) Datadog
7 12 (6.67%) GitHub
8 9 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (5.00%) AWS Fargate
8 9 (5.00%) Power Platform
9 8 (4.44%) GCP
9 8 (4.44%) PaaS
10 7 (3.89%) Amazon EKS
11 6 (3.33%) Amazon Kinesis
11 6 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (2.78%) Amazon S3
13 4 (2.22%) Firebase
13 4 (2.22%) Google Analytics
13 4 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (29.44%) HTTP
2 44 (24.44%) Ethernet
3 40 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 39 (21.67%) Broadband
5 38 (21.11%) 802.11
5 38 (21.11%) HTTPS
5 38 (21.11%) MQTT
5 38 (21.11%) STUN
5 38 (21.11%) Wi-Fi
5 38 (21.11%) Wireless
5 38 (21.11%) Wireshark
6 9 (5.00%) Firewall
7 7 (3.89%) Calico
8 6 (3.33%) DNS
8 6 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (3.33%) MPLS
8 6 (3.33%) SSL
8 6 (3.33%) VPN
9 5 (2.78%) DSL
10 3 (1.67%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.89%) MySQL
2 18 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 18 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (7.22%) Redis
4 12 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 9 (5.00%) Event Store
5 9 (5.00%) Power BI
5 9 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.44%) Big Data
6 8 (4.44%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.33%) Apache Hive
7 6 (3.33%) Impala
7 6 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (2.78%) Tableau
9 3 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.67%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.11%) Blockchain
10 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 51 (28.33%) Jenkins
2 33 (18.33%) Git (software)
3 22 (12.22%) JIRA
4 19 (10.56%) Cucumber
5 14 (7.78%) GitLab
6 12 (6.67%) Selenium
7 11 (6.11%) Maven
7 11 (6.11%) TeamCity
8 9 (5.00%) gulp
8 9 (5.00%) NUnit
9 8 (4.44%) Bitbucket
9 8 (4.44%) Gradle
9 8 (4.44%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (3.89%) Protractor
11 6 (3.33%) Bitbucket Server
11 6 (3.33%) git-flow
11 6 (3.33%) Postman
12 4 (2.22%) Appium
13 3 (1.67%) Mockito
13 3 (1.67%) webpack
General
1 42 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 19 (10.56%) Games
3 17 (9.44%) Finance
4 13 (7.22%) Social Skills
5 11 (6.11%) Legal
6 10 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (5.00%) Banking
7 9 (5.00%) Public Sector
8 7 (3.89%) Law
8 7 (3.89%) Retail
9 4 (2.22%) Back Office
9 4 (2.22%) Presentation Skills
10 3 (1.67%) Marketing
11 2 (1.11%) Electronics
11 2 (1.11%) French Language
11 2 (1.11%) Influencing Skills
11 2 (1.11%) Publishing
12 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.56%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 40 (22.22%) Developer
2 29 (16.11%) Automation Engineer
2 29 (16.11%) Wireless Engineer
3 21 (11.67%) Systems Engineer
4 20 (11.11%) Validation Engineer
5 16 (8.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (8.33%) Analyst
7 13 (7.22%) C# Developer
8 11 (6.11%) .NET Developer
8 11 (6.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (6.11%) Software Engineer
9 9 (5.00%) Broadband Engineer
9 9 (5.00%) Customer Engineer
9 9 (5.00%) Games Developer
9 9 (5.00%) Network Engineer
9 9 (5.00%) Senior Automation Engineer
9 9 (5.00%) Site Engineer
9 9 (5.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 9 (5.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
10 8 (4.44%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (32.78%) Elastic Stack
2 38 (21.11%) 802.1X
2 38 (21.11%) XMPP
3 31 (17.22%) Kafka
4 30 (16.67%) .NET
5 24 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 24 (13.33%) Spring
6 23 (12.78%) Node.js
6 23 (12.78%) React
6 23 (12.78%) Spring Boot
7 22 (12.22%) RabbitMQ
8 21 (11.67%) RESTful
9 20 (11.11%) .NET Core
10 18 (10.00%) REST
11 15 (8.33%) SOAP
11 15 (8.33%) Web Services
12 14 (7.78%) Redux
13 10 (5.56%) CSS
13 10 (5.56%) HTML
14 9 (5.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (5.56%) Cloud Native
3 9 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 8 (4.44%) Algorithms
5 6 (3.33%) Analytical Mindset
5 6 (3.33%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 5 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.78%) PKI
7 4 (2.22%) Derivative
7 4 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.22%) User Experience
8 3 (1.67%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.56%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (21.67%) Linux
2 10 (5.56%) Windows
3 6 (3.33%) Android
4 4 (2.22%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.22%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.11%) CentOS
5 2 (1.11%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.56%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.56%) Debian
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Unix
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (42.78%) Test Automation
2 58 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (27.22%) DevOps
5 46 (25.56%) Computer Science
6 44 (24.44%) Microservices
7 42 (23.33%) Software Testing
8 39 (21.67%) Integration Testing
8 39 (21.67%) Validation
9 38 (21.11%) Performance Measurement
10 30 (16.67%) TDD
11 28 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (13.89%) Scrum
13 21 (11.67%) Software Engineering
14 20 (11.11%) Process Improvement
15 19 (10.56%) BDD
15 19 (10.56%) ETL
16 17 (9.44%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 16 (8.89%) Infrastructure as Code
17 16 (8.89%) Observability
Programming Languages
1 93 (51.67%) Python
2 50 (27.78%) C
3 40 (22.22%) C++
3 40 (22.22%) Java
4 34 (18.89%) JavaScript
5 28 (15.56%) C#
6 26 (14.44%) Bash Shell
7 24 (13.33%) Go
8 15 (8.33%) PowerShell
9 14 (7.78%) TypeScript
10 13 (7.22%) SQL
11 10 (5.56%) PHP
11 10 (5.56%) Ruby
12 9 (5.00%) F#
13 6 (3.33%) Perl
13 6 (3.33%) R
14 5 (2.78%) Scala
15 3 (1.67%) Java 8
16 2 (1.11%) ES6
16 2 (1.11%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 21 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.78%) Degree
3 11 (6.11%) DV Cleared
4 10 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.44%) CISSP
5 8 (4.44%) CompTIA Security+
5 8 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (4.44%) SANS
6 7 (3.89%) CCNA
6 7 (3.89%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (3.89%) OCP
6 7 (3.89%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (3.33%) CEH
7 6 (3.33%) GIAC
7 6 (3.33%) Linux+ Certification
7 6 (3.33%) MCSE
7 6 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (3.33%) SSCP
8 2 (1.11%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.44%) QA
1 8 (4.44%) SLA
2 2 (1.11%) GDPR
2 2 (1.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 59 (32.78%) Docker
2 8 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.33%) Apache Flume
5 5 (2.78%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.56%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (28.33%) Kubernetes
2 42 (23.33%) Grafana
3 38 (21.11%) Graylog
4 36 (20.00%) Terraform
5 35 (19.44%) Ansible
6 32 (17.78%) logstash
7 22 (12.22%) Prometheus
8 12 (6.67%) Puppet
9 11 (6.11%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (3.33%) Oozie
11 3 (1.67%) Nagios
12 2 (1.11%) Packer
12 2 (1.11%) QRadar
12 2 (1.11%) SCCM
13 1 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
13 1 (0.56%) Graphite
13 1 (0.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 1 (0.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 1 (0.56%) Pingdom
13 1 (0.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 21 (11.67%) AppDynamics
2 19 (10.56%) Oracle
3 14 (7.78%) Microsoft
4 13 (7.22%) Splunk
5 9 (5.00%) IBM
5 9 (5.00%) PagerDuty
5 9 (5.00%) ServiceNow
6 7 (3.89%) Google
6 7 (3.89%) PayPal
6 7 (3.89%) VMware
7 6 (3.33%) BT
8 5 (2.78%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.11%) CommVault
9 2 (1.11%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.56%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.56%) HP
10 1 (0.56%) LexisNexis
10 1 (0.56%) New Relic
10 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.56%) Verint