Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Prometheus
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 382 525 695
Rank change year-on-year +143 +170 +234
Permanent jobs citing Prometheus 983 186 442
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 0.38% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.74% 2.29% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 521 113 309
10th Percentile £53,750 £45,346 £42,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £54,750 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -
75th Percentile £100,000 £87,500 £83,750
90th Percentile £128,750 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +9.09%

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 20,739 8,119 18,548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.01% 16.40% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13,346 6,754 14,121
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £48,500 £45,625 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £61,750 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.39% +4.55%
75th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £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 21 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Prometheus in the UK

Prometheus
Top 14 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 21 September 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 +137 934 £80,000 +10.34% 127
London +107 651 £90,000 +12.50% 82
UK excluding London -31 281 £60,000 +4.35% 45
North of England -6 145 £60,000 - 19
Work from Home -200 106 £77,500 +19.23% 20
Yorkshire -8 93 £60,000 -4.00% 7
North West -52 50 £60,000 +20.00% 10
West Midlands -71 41 £65,000 -13.33% 5
Midlands -94 41 £65,000 -13.33% 7
South West -78 31 £57,500 +15.00% 4
East of England -68 29 £55,000 +37.50% 4
South East -148 24 £65,000 +23.81% 11
Scotland -94 11 £80,000 +33.33%
North East - 2 £80,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 793 (80.67%) Kubernetes
2 680 (69.18%) AWS
3 663 (67.45%) Grafana
4 637 (64.80%) Docker
5 601 (61.14%) Python
6 563 (57.27%) DevOps
7 549 (55.85%) Terraform
8 423 (43.03%) Java
9 404 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
10 398 (40.49%) Azure
11 396 (40.28%) Infrastructure as Code
12 383 (38.96%) Go
13 364 (37.03%) Linux
14 361 (36.72%) Microservices
15 348 (35.40%) Jenkins
16 302 (30.72%) Ansible
17 294 (29.91%) SQL
18 282 (28.69%) GCP
19 272 (27.67%) Software Engineering
20 234 (23.80%) Opscode Chef
21 233 (23.70%) Finance
22 227 (23.09%) GitLab
23 219 (22.28%) Serverless
24 217 (22.08%) Site Reliability Engineering
24 217 (22.08%) Observability
25 215 (21.87%) Elastic Stack
26 214 (21.77%) Puppet
27 207 (21.06%) Problem-Solving
28 205 (20.85%) PostgreSQL
29 202 (20.55%) Web Services

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
1 122 (12.41%) Elasticsearch
2 60 (6.10%) Apache
3 43 (4.37%) Apache Airflow
4 18 (1.83%) Apache Spark
5 16 (1.63%) nginx
6 11 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
6 11 (1.12%) IIS
7 9 (0.92%) Confluence
8 8 (0.81%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.61%) Traefik
10 4 (0.41%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.10%) Apache Pulsar
11 1 (0.10%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.10%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.10%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.10%) Ethereum
11 1 (0.10%) Traffic Server
11 1 (0.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (1.12%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (0.10%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 8 (0.81%) R3 Corda
2 7 (0.71%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 680 (69.18%) AWS
2 398 (40.49%) Azure
3 282 (28.69%) GCP
4 219 (22.28%) Serverless
5 135 (13.73%) Amazon ECS
6 107 (10.89%) Amazon EKS
7 84 (8.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 79 (8.04%) Slack
9 77 (7.83%) Datadog
10 75 (7.63%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 74 (7.53%) Pulumi
12 71 (7.22%) AWS CloudFormation
13 63 (6.41%) PaaS
14 59 (6.00%) SaaS
15 55 (5.60%) AWS Lambda
16 52 (5.29%) Cloud Computing
17 48 (4.88%) GitHub
18 46 (4.68%) Amazon S3
19 42 (4.27%) IaaS
20 39 (3.97%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 52 (5.29%) Firewall
2 31 (3.15%) HTTP
3 29 (2.95%) Broadband
4 27 (2.75%) DNS
5 24 (2.44%) TCP/IP
5 24 (2.44%) VPN
6 23 (2.34%) SSL
7 19 (1.93%) Network Security
8 16 (1.63%) WebEx
9 9 (0.92%) Internet
9 9 (0.92%) SAN
10 7 (0.71%) SD-WAN
10 7 (0.71%) VSAN
11 6 (0.61%) DSL
12 5 (0.51%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.51%) Kerberos
13 4 (0.41%) FIX Connectivity
13 4 (0.41%) SMTP
14 3 (0.31%) DMZ
15 2 (0.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (20.85%) PostgreSQL
2 201 (20.45%) Redis
3 187 (19.02%) NoSQL
4 144 (14.65%) MySQL
5 112 (11.39%) MongoDB
6 98 (9.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 82 (8.34%) Big Data
8 77 (7.83%) MariaDB
9 74 (7.53%) Azure SQL Database
10 50 (5.09%) Amazon Redshift
11 43 (4.37%) Amazon RDS
12 39 (3.97%) BigQuery
13 32 (3.26%) Metadata
13 32 (3.26%) SQL Server
14 25 (2.54%) Amazon Athena
15 23 (2.34%) InfluxDB
16 21 (2.14%) Relational Database
17 19 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
18 18 (1.83%) CockroachDB
19 16 (1.63%) FoundationDB
Development Applications
1 348 (35.40%) Jenkins
2 227 (23.09%) GitLab
3 128 (13.02%) Git (software)
4 96 (9.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 89 (9.05%) Artifactory
6 56 (5.70%) Octopus Deploy
7 48 (4.88%) JIRA
7 48 (4.88%) TeamCity
8 38 (3.87%) IBM UrbanCode
9 36 (3.66%) CircleCI
10 35 (3.56%) PyCharm
11 34 (3.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 34 (3.46%) Travis CI
12 23 (2.34%) Maven
13 17 (1.73%) Gradle
14 14 (1.42%) Babel
14 14 (1.42%) Gatling
14 14 (1.42%) webpack
15 12 (1.22%) Selenium
16 11 (1.12%) JMeter
General
1 233 (23.70%) Finance
2 126 (12.82%) Social Skills
3 79 (8.04%) Banking
4 68 (6.92%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 35 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (3.26%) Games
7 28 (2.85%) Retail
8 24 (2.44%) Public Sector
9 22 (2.24%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.32%) Law
10 13 (1.32%) Telecoms
11 12 (1.22%) Advertising
11 12 (1.22%) Documentation Skills
11 12 (1.22%) Presentation Skills
12 11 (1.12%) Marketing
12 11 (1.12%) Public Speaking
13 6 (0.61%) iGaming
13 6 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.51%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 303 (30.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 131 (13.33%) Developer
3 120 (12.21%) AWS Engineer
3 120 (12.21%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 115 (11.70%) Site Engineer
5 109 (11.09%) Software Engineer
6 94 (9.56%) Azure Engineer
7 75 (7.63%) Platform Engineer
8 74 (7.53%) Senior Software Engineer
9 72 (7.32%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 71 (7.22%) Cloud Engineer
11 61 (6.21%) Senior Developer
12 60 (6.10%) Python Engineer
13 59 (6.00%) Azure DevOps
14 56 (5.70%) AWS DevOps
15 55 (5.60%) Senior DevOps
15 55 (5.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 54 (5.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 53 (5.39%) Scala Engineer
18 47 (4.78%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (21.87%) Elastic Stack
2 202 (20.55%) Web Services
3 142 (14.45%) React
4 140 (14.24%) Kafka
5 131 (13.33%) REST
6 119 (12.11%) .NET
7 93 (9.46%) AngularJS
8 84 (8.55%) RabbitMQ
8 84 (8.55%) Redux
9 80 (8.14%) ARM Templates
10 75 (7.63%) Node.js
11 70 (7.12%) Vue.js
12 68 (6.92%) Spring
13 65 (6.61%) gRPC
14 62 (6.31%) Django
15 58 (5.90%) Protocol Buffers
15 58 (5.90%) Spring Boot
16 54 (5.49%) .NET Framework
17 51 (5.19%) .NET Core
18 50 (5.09%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 91 (9.26%) Cloud Native
1 91 (9.26%) Greenfield Project
2 80 (8.14%) Linux Command Line
3 51 (5.19%) Algorithms
4 47 (4.78%) Public Cloud
5 45 (4.58%) User Experience
6 25 (2.54%) Data Structures
7 24 (2.44%) Social Media
8 17 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (1.73%) Robotics
9 16 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
10 14 (1.42%) Data Centre
10 14 (1.42%) Legacy Code
10 14 (1.42%) Mobile App
11 13 (1.32%) Over-the-Top Content
12 12 (1.22%) Clustering
13 9 (0.92%) Private Cloud
14 7 (0.71%) Blog
14 7 (0.71%) Hedge funds
14 7 (0.71%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 364 (37.03%) Linux
2 149 (15.16%) Windows
3 46 (4.68%) Unix
4 45 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (3.87%) CentOS
6 34 (3.46%) Mesosphere
7 17 (1.73%) Windows Server
7 17 (1.73%) Windows Server 2016
7 17 (1.73%) Windows Server 2019
8 12 (1.22%) Ubuntu
9 9 (0.92%) Mac OS
10 8 (0.81%) Debian
10 8 (0.81%) VMS
11 7 (0.71%) Android
11 7 (0.71%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.20%) AIX
12 2 (0.20%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.20%) Solaris
13 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 563 (57.27%) DevOps
2 404 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
3 396 (40.28%) Infrastructure as Code
4 361 (36.72%) Microservices
5 272 (27.67%) Software Engineering
6 217 (22.08%) Observability
6 217 (22.08%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 207 (21.06%) Problem-Solving
8 196 (19.94%) Configuration Management
9 181 (18.41%) Open Source
10 163 (16.58%) TDD
11 162 (16.48%) Analytics
12 148 (15.06%) Continuous Integration
13 133 (13.53%) Deployment Automation
14 110 (11.19%) Asset Management
15 107 (10.89%) Test Automation
16 102 (10.38%) Continuous Delivery
17 96 (9.77%) Fintech
18 92 (9.36%) Continuous Deployment
18 92 (9.36%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 601 (61.14%) Python
2 423 (43.03%) Java
3 383 (38.96%) Go
4 294 (29.91%) SQL
5 193 (19.63%) C#
6 163 (16.58%) Bash Shell
6 163 (16.58%) JavaScript
7 140 (14.24%) PowerShell
8 136 (13.84%) Ruby
9 106 (10.78%) PHP
10 100 (10.17%) TypeScript
11 84 (8.55%) Scala
12 80 (8.14%) Groovy
13 63 (6.41%) Rust
14 60 (6.10%) Kotlin
15 17 (1.73%) C++
16 16 (1.63%) C
17 11 (1.12%) Shell Script
18 10 (1.02%) Java 8
19 9 (0.92%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 52 (5.29%) Security Cleared
2 50 (5.09%) Degree
3 42 (4.27%) SC Cleared
4 32 (3.26%) AWS Certification
5 21 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (1.22%) RHCE
6 12 (1.22%) RHCSA
7 9 (0.92%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.20%) CCIE
9 2 (0.20%) CCIE Service Provider
9 2 (0.20%) CCNP
9 2 (0.20%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.20%) JNCIE
9 2 (0.20%) JNCIP
9 2 (0.20%) OCP
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.10%) CCNA
10 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.70%) PSD2
2 32 (3.26%) GDPR
3 27 (2.75%) QA
4 15 (1.53%) SLA
5 6 (0.61%) Accessibility
6 4 (0.41%) WCAG
7 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 637 (64.80%) Docker
2 43 (4.37%) Active Directory
3 29 (2.95%) Virtual Machines
4 20 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (1.22%) KVM
6 11 (1.12%) Ceph
6 11 (1.12%) ISA Server
7 9 (0.92%) LXC
7 9 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.81%) NFS
8 8 (0.81%) vSphere
9 7 (0.71%) Firmware
10 2 (0.20%) GPFS
10 2 (0.20%) Samba
10 2 (0.20%) Xen
11 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.10%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.10%) iptables
11 1 (0.10%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.10%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 793 (80.67%) Kubernetes
2 663 (67.45%) Grafana
3 549 (55.85%) Terraform
4 302 (30.72%) Ansible
5 234 (23.80%) Opscode Chef
6 214 (21.77%) Puppet
7 94 (9.56%) Graphite
8 85 (8.65%) Consul
9 83 (8.44%) Istio
10 68 (6.92%) Kibana
11 54 (5.49%) Packer
12 44 (4.48%) logstash
13 36 (3.66%) Nagios
14 34 (3.46%) Automic
15 29 (2.95%) Docker Swarm
15 29 (2.95%) ZABBIX
16 21 (2.14%) Rancher
17 19 (1.93%) Icinga
18 17 (1.73%) Opsview
19 14 (1.42%) Salt
Vendors
1 138 (14.04%) Splunk
2 128 (13.02%) Google
3 106 (10.78%) Microsoft
4 88 (8.95%) New Relic
5 71 (7.22%) SaltStack
6 46 (4.68%) Red Hat
7 32 (3.26%) VMware
8 26 (2.64%) Oracle
9 21 (2.14%) Dynatrace
10 18 (1.83%) AppDynamics
11 16 (1.63%) PagerDuty
12 13 (1.32%) Atlassian
13 11 (1.12%) IBM
14 9 (0.92%) ServiceNow
15 8 (0.81%) Cisco
15 8 (0.81%) Facebook
16 7 (0.71%) Dell
16 7 (0.71%) SAP
16 7 (0.71%) Veracode
17 6 (0.61%) Foundry