Period
to 10 May 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 10 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Prometheus
UK
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 424 680 704
Rank change year-on-year +256 +24 +314
Permanent jobs citing Prometheus 583 252 441
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.05% 1.88% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 437 177 353
10th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £41,250
25th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £80,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.38% +14.29% -
75th Percentile £86,250 £90,000 £81,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +13.64% -4.35% +15.00%

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 14,389 13,425 17,788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.40% 13.42% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11,110 10,662 13,890
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,995
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%
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%

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 10 May 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 10 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 +283 551 £72,500 -9.38% 92
London +168 331 £80,000 -5.88% 56
UK excluding London +215 222 £62,500 +13.64% 37
North of England +99 102 £60,000 +4.35% 12
Work from Home -76 95 £66,250 +20.45% 23
Yorkshire +53 65 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Midlands +35 38 £65,000 +8.33% 5
South East +78 37 £72,500 +38.10% 12
North West +51 33 £60,000 - 7
West Midlands +21 30 £65,000 +8.33% 3
South West +8 27 £62,500 +31.58% 4
East of England +31 8 £57,500 +53.33% 3
Scotland +1 6 £80,000 - 1
East Midlands +15 4 £65,000 +8.33% 2
North East - 4 £65,000 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £53,750 -

For the 6 months to 10 May 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.

1 439 (75.30%) Kubernetes
2 430 (73.76%) DevOps
3 399 (68.44%) Grafana
4 384 (65.87%) AWS
5 377 (64.67%) Docker
5 377 (64.67%) Terraform
6 371 (63.64%) Python
7 287 (49.23%) Jenkins
8 269 (46.14%) Ansible
9 261 (44.77%) Linux
10 244 (41.85%) Infrastructure as Code
11 243 (41.68%) Agile Software Development
12 232 (39.79%) Azure
13 218 (37.39%) Go
14 192 (32.93%) Java
15 189 (32.42%) Microservices
16 171 (29.33%) Puppet
17 166 (28.47%) Bash Shell
18 157 (26.93%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 156 (26.76%) GitLab
20 155 (26.59%) Configuration Management
21 150 (25.73%) SQL
22 138 (23.67%) PostgreSQL
22 138 (23.67%) Opscode Chef
23 133 (22.81%) Elastic Stack
24 132 (22.64%) C#
25 120 (20.58%) GCP
26 113 (19.38%) PowerShell
27 110 (18.87%) Git (software)
27 110 (18.87%) MySQL

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 89 (15.27%) Elasticsearch
2 58 (9.95%) Apache
3 21 (3.60%) nginx
4 17 (2.92%) Apache Airflow
4 17 (2.92%) Apache Spark
5 12 (2.06%) Confluence
6 9 (1.54%) OpenStack
7 8 (1.37%) IIS
8 7 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
8 7 (1.20%) CloudStack
8 7 (1.20%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.69%) Apache Pulsar
10 3 (0.51%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.17%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.17%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.17%) Traffic Server
Applications
1 4 (0.69%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 384 (65.87%) AWS
2 232 (39.79%) Azure
3 120 (20.58%) GCP
4 108 (18.52%) Serverless
5 89 (15.27%) Datadog
6 83 (14.24%) Amazon EKS
7 77 (13.21%) Amazon ECS
8 63 (10.81%) Pulumi
9 57 (9.78%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 57 (9.78%) GitHub
10 56 (9.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 44 (7.55%) IaaS
12 40 (6.86%) AWS CloudFormation
13 39 (6.69%) Amazon EC2
14 33 (5.66%) AWS Lambda
15 32 (5.49%) PaaS
16 29 (4.97%) Cloud Computing
17 24 (4.12%) Amazon S3
18 16 (2.74%) Cloud Functions
18 16 (2.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.97%) TCP/IP
2 21 (3.60%) Firewall
3 18 (3.09%) DNS
4 17 (2.92%) HTTP
5 16 (2.74%) Network Security
6 14 (2.40%) VPN
7 13 (2.23%) OpenVPN
8 11 (1.89%) DHCP
9 10 (1.72%) Multicast
9 10 (1.72%) tcpdump
10 9 (1.54%) FTP
10 9 (1.54%) VLAN
11 8 (1.37%) IPsec
12 7 (1.20%) Internet
13 6 (1.03%) IMAP
13 6 (1.03%) SMTP
14 5 (0.86%) Broadband
14 5 (0.86%) DSL
15 2 (0.34%) HTTPS
15 2 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (23.67%) PostgreSQL
2 110 (18.87%) MySQL
2 110 (18.87%) Redis
3 80 (13.72%) MongoDB
4 65 (11.15%) MariaDB
5 59 (10.12%) NoSQL
6 56 (9.61%) Azure SQL Database
7 35 (6.00%) Big Data
8 25 (4.29%) SQL Server
9 24 (4.12%) Amazon RDS
10 23 (3.95%) BigQuery
11 22 (3.77%) InfluxDB
12 17 (2.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 13 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (2.23%) Hadoop
14 11 (1.89%) Relational Database
15 10 (1.72%) Flink
16 9 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
17 8 (1.37%) CockroachDB
17 8 (1.37%) FoundationDB
Development Applications
1 287 (49.23%) Jenkins
2 156 (26.76%) GitLab
3 110 (18.87%) Git (software)
4 63 (10.81%) Artifactory
5 53 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 53 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 34 (5.83%) SonarQube
7 33 (5.66%) JIRA
8 32 (5.49%) CircleCI
9 22 (3.77%) Maven
10 21 (3.60%) Gradle
11 20 (3.43%) TeamCity
12 17 (2.92%) Bitbucket
13 13 (2.23%) MSBuild
14 12 (2.06%) Travis CI
15 10 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
16 8 (1.37%) Selenium
16 8 (1.37%) Subversion
17 7 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
18 6 (1.03%) Spinnaker
General
1 108 (18.52%) Finance
2 85 (14.58%) Social Skills
3 33 (5.66%) Public Sector
4 32 (5.49%) Banking
5 31 (5.32%) Games
6 18 (3.09%) Marketing
7 17 (2.92%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.89%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (1.54%) Legal
10 9 (1.54%) Retail
11 7 (1.20%) Billing
11 7 (1.20%) Electronics
11 7 (1.20%) Manufacturing
12 6 (1.03%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.69%) Advertising
13 4 (0.69%) Automotive
13 4 (0.69%) iGaming
14 3 (0.51%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 250 (42.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 101 (17.32%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 94 (16.12%) Site Engineer
4 90 (15.44%) AWS Engineer
5 77 (13.21%) Azure Engineer
6 65 (11.15%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 62 (10.63%) Python Engineer
8 57 (9.78%) Platform Engineer
9 53 (9.09%) Azure DevOps
10 45 (7.72%) Cloud Engineer
10 45 (7.72%) Senior DevOps
11 44 (7.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 41 (7.03%) Developer
13 30 (5.15%) AWS DevOps
14 27 (4.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 19 (3.26%) Architect
16 18 (3.09%) Data Engineer
17 17 (2.92%) Linux Engineer
18 16 (2.74%) Senior Developer
18 16 (2.74%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (22.81%) Elastic Stack
2 79 (13.55%) Kafka
3 72 (12.35%) .NET
4 60 (10.29%) Web Services
5 54 (9.26%) Node.js
6 41 (7.03%) React
7 33 (5.66%) .NET Core
8 32 (5.49%) RabbitMQ
9 28 (4.80%) gRPC
10 26 (4.46%) Protocol Buffers
10 26 (4.46%) REST
11 24 (4.12%) Spring Boot
12 23 (3.95%) RESTful
12 23 (3.95%) Spring
13 20 (3.43%) .NET Framework
13 20 (3.43%) AngularJS
13 20 (3.43%) Apache Flex
14 17 (2.92%) ActiveMQ
15 15 (2.57%) Akka
15 15 (2.57%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 75 (12.86%) Cloud Native
2 68 (11.66%) Greenfield Project
3 62 (10.63%) Linux Command Line
4 19 (3.26%) Algorithms
4 19 (3.26%) Public Cloud
5 16 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (2.57%) Hybrid Cloud
6 15 (2.57%) Private Cloud
7 14 (2.40%) Data Structures
8 13 (2.23%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.03%) Social Media
10 5 (0.86%) Blog
10 5 (0.86%) PKI
11 4 (0.69%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (0.69%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.69%) Over-the-Top Content
11 4 (0.69%) User Experience
12 2 (0.34%) Robotics
12 2 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 261 (44.77%) Linux
2 82 (14.07%) Windows
3 57 (9.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 54 (9.26%) Unix
5 44 (7.55%) CentOS
6 17 (2.92%) Ubuntu
7 14 (2.40%) Windows Server
7 14 (2.40%) Windows Server 2016
7 14 (2.40%) Windows Server 2019
8 10 (1.72%) Debian
9 3 (0.51%) VMS
10 1 (0.17%) Android
10 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.17%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.17%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (73.76%) DevOps
2 244 (41.85%) Infrastructure as Code
3 243 (41.68%) Agile Software Development
4 189 (32.42%) Microservices
5 157 (26.93%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 155 (26.59%) Configuration Management
7 101 (17.32%) Analytics
8 100 (17.15%) Problem-Solving
9 98 (16.81%) Observability
10 97 (16.64%) Continuous Integration
11 92 (15.78%) Open Source
12 84 (14.41%) Continuous Delivery
13 80 (13.72%) Deployment Automation
14 73 (12.52%) Fintech
15 67 (11.49%) Mentoring
16 66 (11.32%) Software Engineering
17 65 (11.15%) TDD
18 60 (10.29%) Infrastructure Automation
19 59 (10.12%) Machine Learning
20 56 (9.61%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 371 (63.64%) Python
2 218 (37.39%) Go
3 192 (32.93%) Java
4 166 (28.47%) Bash Shell
5 150 (25.73%) SQL
6 132 (22.64%) C#
7 113 (19.38%) PowerShell
8 109 (18.70%) Ruby
9 85 (14.58%) JavaScript
10 69 (11.84%) TypeScript
11 65 (11.15%) PHP
12 55 (9.43%) Groovy
13 27 (4.63%) Scala
14 24 (4.12%) Kotlin
15 22 (3.77%) Rust
16 15 (2.57%) C
16 15 (2.57%) Shell Script
17 11 (1.89%) Perl
18 10 (1.72%) C++
19 7 (1.20%) F#
Qualifications
1 60 (10.29%) Security Cleared
2 40 (6.86%) SC Cleared
3 37 (6.35%) AWS Certification
4 31 (5.32%) Degree
5 19 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (2.40%) RHCE
6 14 (2.40%) RHCSA
7 6 (1.03%) OSCE
7 6 (1.03%) OSCP
8 5 (0.86%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.60%) GDPR
2 20 (3.43%) PSD2
3 9 (1.54%) QA
4 8 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.37%) NIST
5 6 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.03%) SOC 1
5 6 (1.03%) SOC 2
System Software
1 377 (64.67%) Docker
2 31 (5.32%) Active Directory
3 24 (4.12%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (2.40%) LXC
4 14 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (1.37%) vSphere
6 7 (1.20%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.20%) Xen
7 5 (0.86%) NFS
8 4 (0.69%) Firmware
8 4 (0.69%) Postfix
9 3 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.34%) Ceph
10 2 (0.34%) KVM
10 2 (0.34%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.17%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.17%) iptables
11 1 (0.17%) Squid
11 1 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 439 (75.30%) Kubernetes
2 399 (68.44%) Grafana
3 377 (64.67%) Terraform
4 269 (46.14%) Ansible
5 171 (29.33%) Puppet
6 138 (23.67%) Opscode Chef
7 70 (12.01%) Graphite
8 52 (8.92%) Consul
9 45 (7.72%) Packer
10 37 (6.35%) ZABBIX
11 33 (5.66%) Docker Swarm
12 28 (4.80%) Graylog
13 25 (4.29%) Nagios
14 21 (3.60%) Kibana
15 17 (2.92%) Istio
16 16 (2.74%) Opsview
17 15 (2.57%) logstash
18 12 (2.06%) Icinga
19 9 (1.54%) Opsgenie
20 8 (1.37%) Rancher
Vendors
1 63 (10.81%) New Relic
2 59 (10.12%) SaltStack
2 59 (10.12%) Splunk
3 54 (9.26%) Google
4 46 (7.89%) Microsoft
5 29 (4.97%) Atlassian
6 25 (4.29%) Red Hat
7 20 (3.43%) VMware
8 16 (2.74%) Oracle
9 14 (2.40%) Dynatrace
10 13 (2.23%) ServiceNow
11 11 (1.89%) AppDynamics
12 9 (1.54%) IBM
13 7 (1.20%) SAP
14 5 (0.86%) Adobe
14 5 (0.86%) Citrix
14 5 (0.86%) FNZ
15 4 (0.69%) Cisco
15 4 (0.69%) Lets Encrypt
16 3 (0.51%) Confluent