Period
to 25 February 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Prometheus skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Prometheus over the 6 months to 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Prometheus
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 461 720 733
Rank change year-on-year +259 +13 +321
Permanent jobs citing Prometheus 425 303 415
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.57% 1.92% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 415 221 314
Median annual salary £70,000 £71,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.41% +9.23% +8.33%
10th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% - +10.00%

Prometheus 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 11,918 15,759 17,250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.09% 12.76% 11.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9,689 12,258 13,647
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,700
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%

Prometheus
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Prometheus in the UK

Prometheus
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Prometheus in the UK

Prometheus
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Prometheus over the 6 months to 25 February 2021.

Salary histogram for Prometheus in the UK

Prometheus
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Prometheus within the UK over the 6 months to 25 February 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 +266 403 £70,000 -3.45% 110
London +166 226 £75,000 -6.25% 66
UK excluding London +274 180 £65,000 +18.18% 45
North of England +133 88 £60,000 +4.35% 20
Work from Home -33 73 £65,000 +18.18% 35
Yorkshire +92 58 £60,000 +4.35% 10
South East +138 26 £67,500 +28.57% 12
North West +82 26 £62,500 +4.17% 10
Midlands +71 26 £65,000 +8.33% 5
South West +73 24 £83,750 +76.32% 5
West Midlands +61 18 £65,000 +8.33% 3
East of England +89 6 £72,500 +87.10% 2
Northern Ireland - 6 £52,500 -
East Midlands +51 4 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Scotland +35 4 £82,500 +43.48% 1
North East - 4 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 February 2021, IT jobs citing Prometheus 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 Prometheus.

1 341 (80.24%) DevOps
2 309 (72.71%) Kubernetes
3 293 (68.94%) AWS
4 292 (68.71%) Grafana
5 271 (63.76%) Python
6 261 (61.41%) Docker
7 255 (60.00%) Terraform
8 247 (58.12%) Jenkins
9 205 (48.24%) Ansible
10 185 (43.53%) Linux
11 166 (39.06%) Go
12 161 (37.88%) Azure
13 158 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
14 156 (36.71%) Puppet
15 148 (34.82%) Infrastructure as Code
16 140 (32.94%) Configuration Management
17 139 (32.71%) Java
18 137 (32.24%) Bash Shell
19 131 (30.82%) Microservices
20 130 (30.59%) Opscode Chef
21 116 (27.29%) GitLab
22 103 (24.24%) MySQL
23 101 (23.76%) Site Reliability Engineering
24 98 (23.06%) PostgreSQL
25 96 (22.59%) Datadog
26 88 (20.71%) SQL
26 88 (20.71%) Amazon EKS
27 86 (20.24%) Problem-Solving
28 85 (20.00%) Ruby
29 81 (19.06%) C#

Prometheus
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 49 (11.53%) Elasticsearch
2 44 (10.35%) Apache
3 19 (4.47%) nginx
4 9 (2.12%) Confluence
5 7 (1.65%) Apache Airflow
5 7 (1.65%) IIS
5 7 (1.65%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.41%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.18%) Apache Pulsar
8 4 (0.94%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.94%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.47%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.24%) Apache TomEE
10 1 (0.24%) JBoss
10 1 (0.24%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 293 (68.94%) AWS
2 161 (37.88%) Azure
3 96 (22.59%) Datadog
4 88 (20.71%) Amazon EKS
5 78 (18.35%) GCP
6 60 (14.12%) Serverless
7 59 (13.88%) Amazon ECS
8 52 (12.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 50 (11.76%) Pulumi
10 44 (10.35%) GitHub
11 39 (9.18%) AWS CloudFormation
12 33 (7.76%) Amazon EC2
13 26 (6.12%) AWS Lambda
13 26 (6.12%) IaaS
14 25 (5.88%) SaaS
15 23 (5.41%) Amazon S3
16 20 (4.71%) Cloud Computing
17 15 (3.53%) PaaS
17 15 (3.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 9 (2.12%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.12%) TCP/IP
2 21 (4.94%) Firewall
3 19 (4.47%) VPN
4 15 (3.53%) OpenVPN
5 13 (3.06%) DNS
5 13 (3.06%) Multicast
5 13 (3.06%) tcpdump
6 9 (2.12%) DHCP
6 9 (2.12%) HTTP
7 7 (1.65%) FTP
7 7 (1.65%) IPsec
8 6 (1.41%) VLAN
9 5 (1.18%) DSL
10 4 (0.94%) Network Security
11 2 (0.47%) MQTT
12 1 (0.24%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (24.24%) MySQL
2 98 (23.06%) PostgreSQL
3 72 (16.94%) Redis
4 69 (16.24%) MongoDB
5 51 (12.00%) Cosmos DB
6 50 (11.76%) MariaDB
7 46 (10.82%) Azure SQL Database
8 32 (7.53%) NoSQL
9 26 (6.12%) Amazon RDS
10 19 (4.47%) InfluxDB
10 19 (4.47%) SQL Server
11 15 (3.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 13 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (3.06%) Big Data
13 9 (2.12%) Hadoop
14 8 (1.88%) BigQuery
15 7 (1.65%) Relational Database
16 5 (1.18%) Event Store
17 3 (0.71%) Blockchain
17 3 (0.71%) Presto
Development Applications
1 247 (58.12%) Jenkins
2 116 (27.29%) GitLab
3 78 (18.35%) Git (software)
4 51 (12.00%) SonarQube
5 46 (10.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 38 (8.94%) Artifactory
7 35 (8.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 18 (4.24%) Bitbucket
9 17 (4.00%) Travis CI
10 15 (3.53%) JIRA
11 13 (3.06%) Maven
12 12 (2.82%) Gradle
13 10 (2.35%) TeamCity
14 9 (2.12%) CircleCI
14 9 (2.12%) Subversion
15 7 (1.65%) Sonatype Nexus
16 6 (1.41%) Selenium
17 4 (0.94%) Cypress.io
17 4 (0.94%) Gerrit
17 4 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 69 (16.24%) Finance
2 34 (8.00%) Games
3 23 (5.41%) Public Sector
4 14 (3.29%) Marketing
5 10 (2.35%) Banking
5 10 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.65%) Electronics
6 7 (1.65%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.41%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.94%) Automotive
8 4 (0.94%) Legal
9 2 (0.47%) Billing
9 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) iGaming
10 1 (0.24%) Retail
Job Titles
1 244 (57.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 64 (15.06%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 63 (14.82%) AWS Engineer
4 61 (14.35%) Azure Engineer
5 57 (13.41%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 54 (12.71%) Site Engineer
7 48 (11.29%) Senior DevOps
8 47 (11.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 46 (10.82%) Azure DevOps
10 38 (8.94%) Cloud Engineer
11 35 (8.24%) AWS DevOps
11 35 (8.24%) Platform Engineer
11 35 (8.24%) Python Engineer
12 32 (7.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 29 (6.82%) Developer
14 19 (4.47%) Software Engineer
15 15 (3.53%) Python Software Engineer
16 14 (3.29%) Kubernetes Engineer
17 12 (2.82%) Operations Engineer
18 11 (2.59%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (18.12%) Elastic Stack
2 60 (14.12%) Node.js
3 51 (12.00%) Kafka
4 33 (7.76%) .NET
5 29 (6.82%) Web Services
6 26 (6.12%) React
7 21 (4.94%) Apache Flex
8 14 (3.29%) Spring
9 12 (2.82%) Spring Boot
10 11 (2.59%) LEMP Stack
10 11 (2.59%) REST
10 11 (2.59%) RESTful
11 10 (2.35%) .NET Core
11 10 (2.35%) AngularJS
12 9 (2.12%) ActiveMQ
12 9 (2.12%) ASP.NET
13 7 (1.65%) CSS
13 7 (1.65%) LAMP
13 7 (1.65%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (1.65%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.71%) Cloud Native
1 54 (12.71%) Linux Command Line
2 45 (10.59%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (2.35%) Data Structures
5 9 (2.12%) Algorithms
5 9 (2.12%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.12%) Private Cloud
5 9 (2.12%) Public Cloud
6 6 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.94%) Replication
9 3 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (0.71%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.47%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.24%) Blog
11 1 (0.24%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.24%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 185 (43.53%) Linux
2 56 (13.18%) Unix
3 41 (9.65%) CentOS
4 31 (7.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (6.35%) Windows
6 15 (3.53%) Ubuntu
7 9 (2.12%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.65%) Debian
9 1 (0.24%) Android
9 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.24%) Mesosphere
9 1 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (80.24%) DevOps
2 158 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (34.82%) Infrastructure as Code
4 140 (32.94%) Configuration Management
5 131 (30.82%) Microservices
6 101 (23.76%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 86 (20.24%) Problem-Solving
8 71 (16.71%) Analytics
9 70 (16.47%) Fintech
10 65 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
11 60 (14.12%) Continuous Delivery
12 59 (13.88%) Open Source
13 54 (12.71%) Infrastructure Automation
14 47 (11.06%) Deployment Automation
15 46 (10.82%) Software Engineering
15 46 (10.82%) Web Application Development
16 45 (10.59%) Observability
17 39 (9.18%) DevSecOps
18 35 (8.24%) Machine Learning
19 32 (7.53%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 271 (63.76%) Python
2 166 (39.06%) Go
3 139 (32.71%) Java
4 137 (32.24%) Bash Shell
5 88 (20.71%) SQL
6 85 (20.00%) Ruby
7 81 (19.06%) C#
8 77 (18.12%) JavaScript
9 74 (17.41%) PowerShell
10 57 (13.41%) PHP
11 55 (12.94%) TypeScript
12 47 (11.06%) Groovy
13 26 (6.12%) Kotlin
14 16 (3.76%) Scala
14 16 (3.76%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.18%) F#
16 4 (0.94%) C
16 4 (0.94%) Perl
17 3 (0.71%) C++
18 2 (0.47%) Rust
Qualifications
1 29 (6.82%) AWS Certification
2 26 (6.12%) Degree
3 25 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 20 (4.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.35%) OSCE
6 10 (2.35%) OSCP
7 2 (0.47%) RHCE
7 2 (0.47%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.53%) GDPR
2 13 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.82%) NIST
4 10 (2.35%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.94%) QA
6 1 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 261 (61.41%) Docker
2 11 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.18%) Postfix
4 4 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.71%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.71%) NFS
6 2 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.47%) vSphere
7 1 (0.24%) Ceph
7 1 (0.24%) Firmware
7 1 (0.24%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 309 (72.71%) Kubernetes
2 292 (68.71%) Grafana
3 255 (60.00%) Terraform
4 205 (48.24%) Ansible
5 156 (36.71%) Puppet
6 130 (30.59%) Opscode Chef
7 53 (12.47%) Graphite
8 32 (7.53%) Nagios
8 32 (7.53%) ZABBIX
9 27 (6.35%) Graylog
10 25 (5.88%) Consul
11 23 (5.41%) Istio
12 20 (4.71%) Docker Swarm
13 17 (4.00%) Packer
14 12 (2.82%) logstash
15 11 (2.59%) Kibana
16 10 (2.35%) linkerd
16 10 (2.35%) Opsgenie
17 9 (2.12%) HAProxy
18 8 (1.88%) Icinga
Vendors
1 51 (12.00%) New Relic
2 50 (11.76%) SaltStack
3 31 (7.29%) Splunk
4 22 (5.18%) Google
5 18 (4.24%) Dynatrace
6 12 (2.82%) VMware
7 11 (2.59%) Microsoft
8 9 (2.12%) IBM
8 9 (2.12%) SAP
9 8 (1.88%) AppDynamics
10 7 (1.65%) Atlassian
10 7 (1.65%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.41%) Oracle
12 5 (1.18%) Lets Encrypt
13 4 (0.94%) FNZ
13 4 (0.94%) PagerDuty
14 3 (0.71%) Cisco
15 2 (0.47%) Confluent
15 2 (0.47%) Darktrace
15 2 (0.47%) Meraki