Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Prometheus
UK
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 483 453 732
Rank change year-on-year -30 +279 +32
Permanent jobs citing Prometheus 795 369 314
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.57% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.73% 3.46% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 409 287 214
10th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £43,750
25th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £100,000 £80,000 £86,250
90th Percentile £128,750 £97,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 21,298 10,674 16,165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.33% 16.50% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13,591 8,841 12,511
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £69,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.20% +4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £87,500 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £93,750 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

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 27 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Prometheus in the UK

Prometheus
Top 17 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 27 January 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 -17 717 £80,000 +14.29% 111
London -39 443 £90,000 +20.00% 69
UK excluding London -92 294 £65,000 +8.33% 46
Work from Home -96 185 £80,000 +23.08% 25
North of England -44 160 £65,000 +8.33% 9
North West -21 112 £65,000 +8.33% 5
Yorkshire -86 39 £67,500 +12.50% 3
South West -33 36 £72,500 -3.33% 6
Scotland -36 29 £65,000 -21.21% 7
South East -107 28 £72,500 +11.54% 10
Midlands -96 27 £75,000 +15.38% 4
West Midlands -74 20 £75,000 +15.38% 4
North East -22 9 £80,000 +23.08% 1
East of England -100 7 £75,000 +3.45% 9
East Midlands -52 5 £125,000 +92.31%
Northern Ireland -36 4 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Wales - 3 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 597 (75.09%) Kubernetes
2 562 (70.69%) Grafana
3 548 (68.93%) AWS
4 513 (64.53%) DevOps
5 476 (59.87%) Docker
6 429 (53.96%) CI/CD
7 411 (51.70%) Terraform
8 403 (50.69%) Python
9 358 (45.03%) Java
10 346 (43.52%) Agile Software Development
11 336 (42.26%) Azure
12 324 (40.75%) Linux
13 283 (35.60%) GCP
14 281 (35.35%) Microservices
15 265 (33.33%) Ansible
16 252 (31.70%) Infrastructure as Code
17 244 (30.69%) Software Engineering
18 236 (29.69%) Jenkins
19 206 (25.91%) Go
20 192 (24.15%) Site Reliability Engineering
21 190 (23.90%) NoSQL
22 187 (23.52%) SQL
23 186 (23.40%) Elastic Stack
24 175 (22.01%) Finance
25 170 (21.38%) GitLab
26 167 (21.01%) Observability
27 164 (20.63%) Scrum
28 156 (19.62%) Serverless
29 144 (18.11%) REST
30 141 (17.74%) Redis

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
1 103 (12.96%) Elasticsearch
2 48 (6.04%) Apache
3 30 (3.77%) nginx
4 28 (3.52%) Apache Spark
5 22 (2.77%) Confluence
6 20 (2.52%) Apache Airflow
7 13 (1.64%) Traefik
8 12 (1.51%) Cloud Foundry
8 12 (1.51%) OpenStack
9 9 (1.13%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.63%) IIS
11 4 (0.50%) Apache Pulsar
11 4 (0.50%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.50%) Ethereum
12 3 (0.38%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.13%) Camunda
14 1 (0.13%) CloudStack
Business Applications
1 2 (0.25%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (0.25%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 548 (68.93%) AWS
2 336 (42.26%) Azure
3 283 (35.60%) GCP
4 156 (19.62%) Serverless
5 92 (11.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 92 (11.57%) GitHub
6 87 (10.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 77 (9.69%) Amazon ECS
8 69 (8.68%) Amazon EKS
9 65 (8.18%) Datadog
10 54 (6.79%) SaaS
11 49 (6.16%) Amazon EC2
12 48 (6.04%) Amazon S3
13 44 (5.53%) AWS Lambda
14 42 (5.28%) PaaS
15 40 (5.03%) IaaS
16 37 (4.65%) Slack
17 33 (4.15%) OpenShift
18 27 (3.40%) Azure Monitor
19 22 (2.77%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.66%) TCP/IP
2 43 (5.41%) Firewall
3 39 (4.91%) DNS
4 22 (2.77%) Broadband
5 20 (2.52%) HTTP
5 20 (2.52%) VPN
6 12 (1.51%) DHCP
7 9 (1.13%) SSH
7 9 (1.13%) SSL
7 9 (1.13%) VLAN
8 7 (0.88%) 5G
9 6 (0.75%) Internet
9 6 (0.75%) SAN
10 5 (0.63%) Network Security
10 5 (0.63%) VSAN
10 5 (0.63%) WebEx
11 3 (0.38%) LAN
11 3 (0.38%) Skype
11 3 (0.38%) WAN
11 3 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (23.90%) NoSQL
2 141 (17.74%) PostgreSQL
2 141 (17.74%) Redis
3 116 (14.59%) MySQL
4 81 (10.19%) MongoDB
5 69 (8.68%) Big Data
6 50 (6.29%) InfluxDB
7 47 (5.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 44 (5.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 36 (4.53%) SQL Server
10 33 (4.15%) Amazon RDS
11 28 (3.52%) Amazon Aurora
11 28 (3.52%) Neo4j
12 22 (2.77%) Azure SQL Database
13 21 (2.64%) Relational Database
14 20 (2.52%) MariaDB
15 18 (2.26%) Hadoop
16 15 (1.89%) CockroachDB
16 15 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (1.64%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 236 (29.69%) Jenkins
2 170 (21.38%) GitLab
3 128 (16.10%) Git (software)
4 61 (7.67%) Artifactory
5 56 (7.04%) JIRA
6 45 (5.66%) Maven
7 38 (4.78%) SonarQube
8 32 (4.03%) CircleCI
9 30 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
10 26 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
11 24 (3.02%) Cypress.io
12 22 (2.77%) TeamCity
13 21 (2.64%) Sonatype Nexus
14 20 (2.52%) Gradle
15 19 (2.39%) Gatling
16 16 (2.01%) Bitbucket
17 15 (1.89%) IBM UrbanCode
17 15 (1.89%) JMeter
17 15 (1.89%) Travis CI
18 14 (1.76%) Jaeger
General
1 175 (22.01%) Finance
2 110 (13.84%) Social Skills
3 53 (6.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 44 (5.53%) Banking
5 37 (4.65%) Law
6 29 (3.65%) Retail
7 23 (2.89%) Public Sector
8 16 (2.01%) Organisational Skills
9 15 (1.89%) Games
10 13 (1.64%) Telecoms
11 12 (1.51%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (1.26%) Marketing
13 7 (0.88%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.75%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.63%) Electronics
15 5 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.50%) Automotive
16 4 (0.50%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.50%) Public Speaking
17 3 (0.38%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 264 (33.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 141 (17.74%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 138 (17.36%) Software Engineer
4 123 (15.47%) Site Engineer
5 110 (13.84%) Developer
6 84 (10.57%) AWS Engineer
7 70 (8.81%) Cloud Engineer
7 70 (8.81%) Java Engineer
8 68 (8.55%) Java Software Engineer
9 64 (8.05%) Senior Software Engineer
10 55 (6.92%) Senior Developer
11 53 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
12 50 (6.29%) AWS DevOps
13 48 (6.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 46 (5.79%) Java Developer
15 42 (5.28%) Senior Java Engineer
15 42 (5.28%) Senior Java Software Engineer
16 38 (4.78%) Senior DevOps
16 38 (4.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 30 (3.77%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (23.40%) Elastic Stack
2 144 (18.11%) REST
3 127 (15.97%) Kafka
4 124 (15.60%) React
5 111 (13.96%) Node.js
6 106 (13.33%) Spring
7 82 (10.31%) Spring Boot
8 75 (9.43%) GraphQL
9 67 (8.43%) gRPC
10 55 (6.92%) .NET
11 54 (6.79%) AngularJS
12 51 (6.42%) Redux
13 49 (6.16%) HTML
14 48 (6.04%) Django
15 44 (5.53%) CSS
16 42 (5.28%) CSS3
16 42 (5.28%) HTML5
16 42 (5.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 31 (3.90%) Flask
18 30 (3.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 78 (9.81%) Public Cloud
2 57 (7.17%) Cloud Native
3 51 (6.42%) Greenfield Project
4 34 (4.28%) User Experience
5 33 (4.15%) Blog
6 32 (4.03%) Data Structures
7 29 (3.65%) Linux Command Line
8 26 (3.27%) Algorithms
9 24 (3.02%) Replication
10 17 (2.14%) Private Cloud
11 13 (1.64%) Clustering
11 13 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
12 12 (1.51%) Over-the-Top Content
13 11 (1.38%) Data Centre
13 11 (1.38%) Management Information System
14 10 (1.26%) Social Media
15 8 (1.01%) Mobile App
15 8 (1.01%) Smartphone
15 8 (1.01%) Virtual Team
16 7 (0.88%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 324 (40.75%) Linux
2 115 (14.47%) Windows
3 65 (8.18%) Unix
4 22 (2.77%) CentOS
5 19 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (2.26%) Ubuntu
7 13 (1.64%) Mac OS
8 11 (1.38%) Mesosphere
9 7 (0.88%) VMS
9 7 (0.88%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.50%) CoreOS
11 3 (0.38%) Debian
11 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2016
11 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.25%) AIX
12 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 513 (64.53%) DevOps
2 429 (53.96%) CI/CD
3 346 (43.52%) Agile Software Development
4 281 (35.35%) Microservices
5 252 (31.70%) Infrastructure as Code
6 244 (30.69%) Software Engineering
7 192 (24.15%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 167 (21.01%) Observability
9 164 (20.63%) Scrum
10 138 (17.36%) TDD
11 131 (16.48%) Configuration Management
12 118 (14.84%) Continuous Integration
13 104 (13.08%) Analytics
14 100 (12.58%) Open Source
15 89 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
16 87 (10.94%) Kanban
17 82 (10.31%) Mentoring
18 80 (10.06%) Test Automation
19 76 (9.56%) Full Stack Development
20 74 (9.31%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 403 (50.69%) Python
2 358 (45.03%) Java
3 206 (25.91%) Go
4 187 (23.52%) SQL
5 121 (15.22%) Bash
6 114 (14.34%) JavaScript
7 108 (13.58%) PowerShell
8 91 (11.45%) Ruby
9 64 (8.05%) C#
10 59 (7.42%) TypeScript
11 39 (4.91%) Groovy
12 36 (4.53%) Rust
13 29 (3.65%) PHP
14 25 (3.14%) Kotlin
15 22 (2.77%) Scala
16 16 (2.01%) T-SQL
17 15 (1.89%) Shell Script
18 13 (1.64%) C
18 13 (1.64%) C++
18 13 (1.64%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 54 (6.79%) Security Cleared
2 44 (5.53%) SC Cleared
3 38 (4.78%) Degree
4 23 (2.89%) AWS Certification
5 17 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (2.01%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.50%) VCAP
7 4 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.25%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.25%) OCP
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.13%) RHCE
9 1 (0.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.66%) QA
2 23 (2.89%) SLA
3 17 (2.14%) GDPR
4 12 (1.51%) Accessibility
4 12 (1.51%) HIPAA
5 8 (1.01%) PSD2
6 5 (0.63%) WCAG
System Software
1 476 (59.87%) Docker
2 51 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (4.53%) Virtual Machines
4 30 (3.77%) vSphere
5 24 (3.02%) Hyper-V
6 14 (1.76%) Active Directory
7 7 (0.88%) NFS
8 6 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.50%) Ceph
10 4 (0.50%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.13%) KVM
11 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 597 (75.09%) Kubernetes
2 562 (70.69%) Grafana
3 411 (51.70%) Terraform
4 265 (33.33%) Ansible
5 131 (16.48%) Puppet
6 122 (15.35%) Opscode Chef
7 67 (8.43%) Istio
8 64 (8.05%) Kibana
9 49 (6.16%) Graphite
10 44 (5.53%) Consul
11 33 (4.15%) Nagios
12 27 (3.40%) logstash
13 25 (3.14%) Icinga
14 23 (2.89%) Docker Swarm
15 20 (2.52%) Packer
16 18 (2.26%) ZABBIX
17 17 (2.14%) Rancher
18 16 (2.01%) Graylog
19 15 (1.89%) HAProxy
20 13 (1.64%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 116 (14.59%) Splunk
2 91 (11.45%) Google
3 67 (8.43%) Microsoft
4 65 (8.18%) VMware
5 36 (4.53%) Dynatrace
5 36 (4.53%) New Relic
6 32 (4.03%) Red Hat
7 27 (3.40%) AppDynamics
8 21 (2.64%) SaltStack
9 20 (2.52%) Cadence
10 18 (2.26%) Oracle
11 16 (2.01%) IBM
11 16 (2.01%) ServiceNow
12 12 (1.51%) SAP
13 11 (1.38%) LexisNexis
14 10 (1.26%) PagerDuty
15 7 (0.88%) Rollbar
15 7 (0.88%) Xero
16 6 (0.75%) Dell
17 5 (0.63%) Atlassian