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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 29 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Prometheus
UK
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 423 391 621
Rank change year-on-year -32 +230 +77
Permanent jobs citing Prometheus 1,455 795 232
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.82% 0.75% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.56% 4.41% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 407 488 163
10th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £46,250
25th Percentile £63,750 £56,250 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +10.34%
75th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,375 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £72,250 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +20.42% +14.29% -12.50%

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 31,933 18,033 11,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.93% 17.01% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 14,237 12,343 9,192
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £69,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.92% +4.00% +6.84%
75th Percentile £85,250 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,966 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.39% +10.00% -

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 29 June 2022.

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 29 June 2022. 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
Jobs
England -37 1,244 £80,000 +6.67% 92
London -51 920 £80,000 - 43
Work from Home -18 651 £77,500 +6.90% 49
UK excluding London -57 342 £72,250 +20.42% 51
North of England -47 155 £74,589 +24.32% 17
North West +18 144 £74,589 +24.32% 11
South East -52 58 £75,000 +7.14% 12
South West -2 48 £77,500 +34.78% 6
Midlands -62 36 £76,250 +17.31% 11
West Midlands -57 31 £75,000 +15.38% 6
Scotland -40 21 £70,000 -1.75% 3
East of England -97 15 £62,500 +8.70% 2
Yorkshire -115 11 £67,500 +12.50% 3
Wales - 8 £55,000 -
East Midlands - 5 £80,000 - 5
Northern Ireland -21 4 £57,500 +4.55%

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, 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 1,235 (84.88%) Kubernetes
2 1,070 (73.54%) AWS
3 1,032 (70.93%) Docker
4 1,010 (69.42%) DevOps
5 858 (58.97%) Terraform
6 847 (58.21%) Grafana
7 812 (55.81%) Python
8 776 (53.33%) Linux
9 770 (52.92%) CI/CD
10 701 (48.18%) Agile
11 604 (41.51%) Ansible
12 568 (39.04%) Azure
13 556 (38.21%) Jenkins
14 550 (37.80%) Infrastructure as Code
15 539 (37.04%) Java
16 536 (36.84%) GCP
17 462 (31.75%) Microservices
18 420 (28.87%) Elastic Stack
19 416 (28.59%) Software Engineering
20 387 (26.60%) Configuration Management
21 380 (26.12%) Bash
22 358 (24.60%) Go
22 358 (24.60%) Observability
23 344 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
24 339 (23.30%) Finance
25 321 (22.06%) Splunk
26 320 (21.99%) Puppet
27 312 (21.44%) Elasticsearch
28 294 (20.21%) Kafka
29 293 (20.14%) Git (software)

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 78 (5.36%) Apache Spark
2 73 (5.02%) Confluence
3 64 (4.40%) nginx
4 55 (3.78%) Apache
5 43 (2.96%) OpenStack
6 23 (1.58%) Apache Airflow
7 15 (1.03%) Commerce Server
8 13 (0.89%) Apache Pulsar
9 12 (0.82%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.55%) Ethereum
11 5 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.34%) Traefik
12 4 (0.27%) IIS
13 3 (0.21%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.14%) Apache Solr
15 1 (0.069%) Apache TomEE
15 1 (0.069%) CMS
15 1 (0.069%) JBoss
15 1 (0.069%) SharePoint
15 1 (0.069%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.069%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1,070 (73.54%) AWS
2 568 (39.04%) Azure
3 536 (36.84%) GCP
4 259 (17.80%) AWS CloudFormation
5 243 (16.70%) GitHub
6 230 (15.81%) Serverless
7 215 (14.78%) Amazon S3
8 198 (13.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 154 (10.58%) Amazon ECS
10 132 (9.07%) Amazon EKS
11 128 (8.80%) SaaS
12 127 (8.73%) AWS Lambda
13 124 (8.52%) Datadog
14 121 (8.32%) Amazon EC2
15 114 (7.84%) Azure DevOps
16 111 (7.63%) Amazon Kinesis
17 100 (6.87%) GitHub Actions
18 80 (5.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 65 (4.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
20 49 (3.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (6.74%) DNS
2 97 (6.67%) HTTP
3 54 (3.71%) Firewall
4 49 (3.37%) TCP/IP
5 41 (2.82%) DHCP
6 32 (2.20%) VPN
6 32 (2.20%) WebEx
7 29 (1.99%) Broadband
8 26 (1.79%) Network Security
9 23 (1.58%) DSL
10 22 (1.51%) VLAN
11 21 (1.44%) SSH
12 19 (1.31%) FTP
12 19 (1.31%) IPsec
13 18 (1.24%) Internet
14 11 (0.76%) FIX Connectivity
15 6 (0.41%) SAN
16 5 (0.34%) 5G
16 5 (0.34%) NetScaler
16 5 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 312 (21.44%) Elasticsearch
2 219 (15.05%) NoSQL
3 204 (14.02%) PostgreSQL
4 179 (12.30%) MySQL
5 147 (10.10%) Redis
6 139 (9.55%) DynamoDB
7 124 (8.52%) MongoDB
8 123 (8.45%) Big Data
9 82 (5.64%) Amazon RDS
10 81 (5.57%) InfluxDB
11 76 (5.22%) Amazon Athena
12 66 (4.54%) Apache Cassandra
13 60 (4.12%) Amazon Aurora
13 60 (4.12%) SQL Server
14 49 (3.37%) Hadoop
15 41 (2.82%) Neo4j
16 40 (2.75%) Relational Database
17 39 (2.68%) Power BI
18 32 (2.20%) BigQuery
18 32 (2.20%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 556 (38.21%) Jenkins
2 293 (20.14%) Git (software)
3 269 (18.49%) GitLab
4 175 (12.03%) Travis CI
5 155 (10.65%) Octopus Deploy
6 153 (10.52%) TeamCity
7 136 (9.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 124 (8.52%) IBM UrbanCode
8 124 (8.52%) JIRA
9 84 (5.77%) CircleCI
10 70 (4.81%) Bitbucket
11 60 (4.12%) Maven
12 57 (3.92%) SonarQube
13 51 (3.51%) Cypress.io
14 43 (2.96%) Jaeger
15 40 (2.75%) webpack
16 39 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 37 (2.54%) Gradle
18 25 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
19 23 (1.58%) Spinnaker
General
1 339 (23.30%) Finance
2 221 (15.19%) Social Skills
3 142 (9.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 122 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
5 95 (6.53%) Banking
6 88 (6.05%) Retail
7 80 (5.50%) Games
8 56 (3.85%) Public Sector
9 53 (3.64%) Marketing
10 41 (2.82%) Advertising
10 41 (2.82%) Telecoms
11 37 (2.54%) Automotive
12 32 (2.20%) Law
13 30 (2.06%) Tech for Good
14 20 (1.37%) Investment Banking
15 15 (1.03%) Financial Institution
16 14 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
17 13 (0.89%) Legal
18 10 (0.69%) Presentation Skills
18 10 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 556 (38.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 253 (17.39%) Software Engineer
3 176 (12.10%) Developer
4 158 (10.86%) Senior DevOps
5 147 (10.10%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 140 (9.62%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 114 (7.84%) Cloud Engineer
8 97 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
9 88 (6.05%) Platform Engineer
10 85 (5.84%) Site Engineer
11 76 (5.22%) Full Stack Developer
12 68 (4.67%) AWS Engineer
13 58 (3.99%) AWS DevOps
14 55 (3.78%) Senior Developer
15 49 (3.37%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 45 (3.09%) Consultant
17 44 (3.02%) Java Engineer
18 42 (2.89%) Java Software Engineer
19 38 (2.61%) Data Engineer
20 37 (2.54%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 420 (28.87%) Elastic Stack
2 294 (20.21%) Kafka
3 272 (18.69%) React
4 269 (18.49%) Node.js
5 230 (15.81%) REST
6 156 (10.72%) Spring
7 138 (9.48%) GraphQL
8 127 (8.73%) Spring Boot
9 123 (8.45%) Web Services
10 110 (7.56%) gRPC
11 93 (6.39%) .NET
12 84 (5.77%) HTML
13 72 (4.95%) CSS
14 71 (4.88%) AngularJS
15 62 (4.26%) Django
16 61 (4.19%) Loki
17 60 (4.12%) RabbitMQ
18 57 (3.92%) Flask
18 57 (3.92%) HTML5
18 57 (3.92%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 216 (14.85%) Cloud Native
2 130 (8.93%) Public Cloud
3 88 (6.05%) Algorithms
4 70 (4.81%) Data Structures
5 68 (4.67%) Linux Command Line
6 53 (3.64%) Private Cloud
7 52 (3.57%) Blog
8 42 (2.89%) Management Information System
9 41 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
9 41 (2.82%) Sports Betting
10 39 (2.68%) Digital Media
11 38 (2.61%) User Experience
12 37 (2.54%) Cyberattack
13 35 (2.41%) Hedge funds
14 32 (2.20%) Blockchain
15 31 (2.13%) PlayStation
16 29 (1.99%) Video\Live Streaming
17 27 (1.86%) Clustering
18 26 (1.79%) Social Media
19 23 (1.58%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 776 (53.33%) Linux
2 290 (19.93%) Windows
3 124 (8.52%) Mesosphere
4 90 (6.19%) Unix
5 85 (5.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 51 (3.51%) CentOS
7 40 (2.75%) Windows Server
8 29 (1.99%) Ubuntu
9 17 (1.17%) Mac OS
10 15 (1.03%) CoreOS
11 11 (0.76%) Debian
12 10 (0.69%) Amazon Linux
13 9 (0.62%) VMS
14 7 (0.48%) Android
15 4 (0.27%) Alpine Linux
15 4 (0.27%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
16 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
17 1 (0.069%) Tizen
17 1 (0.069%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,010 (69.42%) DevOps
2 770 (52.92%) CI/CD
3 701 (48.18%) Agile
4 550 (37.80%) Infrastructure as Code
5 462 (31.75%) Microservices
6 416 (28.59%) Software Engineering
7 387 (26.60%) Configuration Management
8 358 (24.60%) Observability
9 344 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
10 267 (18.35%) Mentoring
11 242 (16.63%) TDD
12 240 (16.49%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 237 (16.29%) Open Source
14 226 (15.53%) Problem-Solving
15 223 (15.33%) Scrum
16 216 (14.85%) Test Automation
17 200 (13.75%) Analytics
18 193 (13.26%) Continuous Delivery
19 185 (12.71%) Continuous Deployment
20 174 (11.96%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 812 (55.81%) Python
2 539 (37.04%) Java
3 380 (26.12%) Bash
4 358 (24.60%) Go
5 290 (19.93%) SQL
6 271 (18.63%) JavaScript
7 200 (13.75%) PowerShell
8 139 (9.55%) Groovy
9 135 (9.28%) Ruby
10 109 (7.49%) TypeScript
11 89 (6.12%) C#
12 81 (5.57%) Scala
13 64 (4.40%) Rust
14 58 (3.99%) Shell Script
15 49 (3.37%) Kotlin
16 33 (2.27%) Perl
17 30 (2.06%) PHP
18 28 (1.92%) Clojure
19 23 (1.58%) ES6
20 15 (1.03%) ES7
Qualifications
1 100 (6.87%) Degree
2 64 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 48 (3.30%) SC Cleared
4 38 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (1.58%) AWS Certification
6 9 (0.62%) PhD
7 8 (0.55%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.27%) LPIC
9 4 (0.27%) OCP
9 4 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (0.27%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.27%) VCAP
9 4 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.21%) MCSE
10 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.21%) RHCE
11 2 (0.14%) CEH
11 2 (0.14%) CISSP
11 2 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.02%) SLA
2 57 (3.92%) QA
3 23 (1.58%) GDPR
4 19 (1.31%) SOC 2
5 14 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.96%) SOC 1
6 12 (0.82%) HIPAA
7 10 (0.69%) Accessibility
8 5 (0.34%) NCSC
9 1 (0.069%) WCAG
System Software
1 1,032 (70.93%) Docker
2 72 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
4 35 (2.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 21 (1.44%) vSphere
6 16 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (0.96%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.62%) ISA Server
9 7 (0.48%) NFS
10 5 (0.34%) Active Directory
10 5 (0.34%) LXC
11 3 (0.21%) Varnish
12 2 (0.14%) Samba
13 1 (0.069%) Ceph
13 1 (0.069%) HDFS
13 1 (0.069%) KVM
13 1 (0.069%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1,235 (84.88%) Kubernetes
2 858 (58.97%) Terraform
3 847 (58.21%) Grafana
4 604 (41.51%) Ansible
5 320 (21.99%) Puppet
6 230 (15.81%) Opscode Chef
7 153 (10.52%) Consul
8 147 (10.10%) Kibana
9 124 (8.52%) Automic
10 99 (6.80%) Istio
11 97 (6.67%) logstash
12 75 (5.15%) Graphite
13 74 (5.09%) Packer
14 71 (4.88%) Argo
15 57 (3.92%) Graylog
16 55 (3.78%) ZABBIX
17 51 (3.51%) Rancher
18 50 (3.44%) HAProxy
19 39 (2.68%) Docker Swarm
20 33 (2.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 321 (22.06%) Splunk
2 107 (7.35%) Google
3 100 (6.87%) Microsoft
4 92 (6.32%) VMware
5 69 (4.74%) Red Hat
6 59 (4.05%) AppDynamics
7 55 (3.78%) TrueLayer
8 51 (3.51%) Oracle
9 46 (3.16%) Revolut
10 42 (2.89%) Dynatrace
11 39 (2.68%) BT
12 38 (2.61%) PagerDuty
13 37 (2.54%) F5
13 37 (2.54%) New Relic
14 36 (2.47%) Hitachi
15 33 (2.27%) Cadence
16 31 (2.13%) ServiceNow
17 27 (1.86%) Atlassian
18 18 (1.24%) Apple
18 18 (1.24%) IBM