Period
to 16 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Splunk Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Splunk Engineer
UK
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 832 975 1124
Rank change year-on-year +143 +149 +67
Permanent jobs requiring a Splunk Engineer 21 2 2
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.002% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.002% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 0
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £85,000 -
Median % change year-on-year -41.18% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 78,200 106,708 142,739
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.12% 95.38% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 61,472 86,663 115,006
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,880 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,000 £38,000 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Splunk Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Splunk Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Splunk Engineer in the UK

Splunk Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Splunk Engineer.

Salary trend for Splunk Engineer in the UK

Splunk Engineer
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 16 April 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 +164 20 £50,000 -41.18% 2
UK excluding London - 17 £50,000 -
Work from Home - 13 £50,000 -
South West - 7 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 6 £50,000 -
Midlands - 6 £50,000 -
North of England - 4 £47,500 -
London +105 3 £55,000 -35.29% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £47,500 -
North West - 2 - -

Splunk Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, Splunk Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Splunk Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Splunk
2 16 (76.19%) SIEM
3 15 (71.43%) Linux
4 14 (66.67%) Information Security
4 14 (66.67%) Windows
5 13 (61.90%) Security Monitoring
5 13 (61.90%) Firewall
5 13 (61.90%) LAN
6 12 (57.14%) WAN
6 12 (57.14%) TCP/IP
6 12 (57.14%) Red Hat
6 12 (57.14%) Network Design
6 12 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 12 (57.14%) CentOS
6 12 (57.14%) Systems Engineering
6 12 (57.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (14.29%) DevOps
7 3 (14.29%) Azure
7 3 (14.29%) CISSP
8 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
8 2 (9.52%) GSEC
8 2 (9.52%) GIAC
8 2 (9.52%) AWS
8 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
8 2 (9.52%) Network Security
8 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
8 2 (9.52%) Terraform
8 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
9 1 (4.76%) Dashboard Development
9 1 (4.76%) CREST Certified

Splunk Engineer Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Azure
2 2 (9.52%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) Firewall
1 13 (61.90%) LAN
2 12 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
2 12 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 12 (57.14%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Regular Expression
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Linux
2 14 (66.67%) Windows
3 12 (57.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) SIEM
2 14 (66.67%) Information Security
3 13 (61.90%) Security Monitoring
4 12 (57.14%) Network Design
4 12 (57.14%) Systems Engineering
4 12 (57.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (14.29%) DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Architecture Roadmap
6 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.76%) Cyber Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (4.76%) ERP
6 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.76%) Runbook
6 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Security Operations
6 1 (4.76%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CISSP
2 2 (9.52%) GIAC
2 2 (9.52%) GSEC
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.76%) CREST Certified
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
1 2 (9.52%) Terraform
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Splunk
2 12 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) VMware