Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Splunk products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Splunk over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Splunk, Inc.

Splunk
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 464 519 681
Rank change year-on-year +55 +162 +257
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 1118 930 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.49% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 1.39% 1.12% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 748 706 634
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £40,625 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Splunk is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 80267 82960 99905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.56% 43.84% 45.66%
Number of salaries quoted 62100 66927 81427
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,253 £41,000
% change year-on-year +0.58% +3.06% +2.50%

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Splunk as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Splunk in the UK

Splunk
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Splunk.

Salary trend for Splunk in the UK

Splunk
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Splunk over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Splunk in the UK

Splunk
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +56 1004 £60,000 - 89
London +77 701 £65,000 - 53
UK excluding London +31 373 £50,000 - 39
North of England -9 98 £47,500 +1.06% 10
South East +27 94 £60,000 +9.09% 14
East of England +25 53 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Yorkshire 0 43 £53,750 +19.44% 5
North West -30 43 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Scotland -19 42 £31,000 -38.00% 2
Wales +44 32 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Midlands +49 28 £52,500 +23.53% 7
West Midlands +35 27 £52,500 +31.25% 5
South West +24 27 £55,000 +10.00% 1
North East +15 12 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands +29 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Splunk also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Splunk.

1 447 (39.98%) Linux
2 369 (33.01%) Finance
3 351 (31.40%) Windows
4 316 (28.26%) SQL
5 315 (28.18%) Python
6 312 (27.91%) Java
7 285 (25.49%) DevOps
8 270 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
9 262 (23.43%) Amazon AWS
10 222 (19.86%) SIEM
11 220 (19.68%) SQL Server
12 215 (19.23%) Puppet
13 214 (19.14%) Docker
14 212 (18.96%) PowerShell
15 203 (18.16%) Banking
16 198 (17.71%) Unix
17 194 (17.35%) Microsoft
18 186 (16.64%) Active Directory
19 185 (16.55%) .NET
20 175 (15.65%) Firewall
21 171 (15.30%) Microsoft Azure
21 171 (15.30%) Continuous Integration
22 164 (14.67%) Jenkins
22 164 (14.67%) Ansible
23 162 (14.49%) Continuous Delivery
24 157 (14.04%) Perl
25 154 (13.77%) ITIL
26 152 (13.60%) Big Data
26 152 (13.60%) Git (software)
27 150 (13.42%) Bash Shell

Splunk
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 83 (7.42%) Elasticsearch
2 81 (7.25%) IIS
3 74 (6.62%) Confluence
4 60 (5.37%) Apache
5 50 (4.47%) Apache Spark
6 26 (2.33%) Tomcat
7 23 (2.06%) MS Exchange
8 21 (1.88%) JBoss
8 21 (1.88%) OpenStack
9 19 (1.70%) SharePoint
10 17 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
10 17 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
10 17 (1.52%) NServiceBus
10 17 (1.52%) WebLogic
11 16 (1.43%) WebSphere
12 11 (0.98%) IBM HTTP Server
13 9 (0.81%) Apache Pig
13 9 (0.81%) CMS
14 7 (0.63%) Drupal
15 6 (0.54%) nginx
Applications
1 54 (4.83%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.45%) HipChat
5 3 (0.27%) S-PLUS
5 3 (0.27%) SPSS
5 3 (0.27%) Stata
6 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.089%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.27%) SessionCam
3 2 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.089%) assyst
4 1 (0.089%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 262 (23.43%) Amazon AWS
2 171 (15.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 97 (8.68%) IaaS
4 71 (6.35%) PaaS
5 61 (5.46%) SaaS
6 50 (4.47%) GitHub
7 48 (4.29%) Azure Active Directory
8 45 (4.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 40 (3.58%) Office 365
10 35 (3.13%) Sumo Logic
11 31 (2.77%) Google Cloud Platform
12 29 (2.59%) AWS CloudFormation
13 17 (1.52%) Datadog
14 16 (1.43%) OpenShift
15 15 (1.34%) G Suite
15 15 (1.34%) Loggly
16 14 (1.25%) Amazon S3
16 14 (1.25%) Bluemix
16 14 (1.25%) IBM Cloud
17 12 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 175 (15.65%) Firewall
2 128 (11.45%) DNS
3 82 (7.33%) VPN
4 80 (7.16%) TCP/IP
5 73 (6.53%) WAN
6 59 (5.28%) DHCP
7 56 (5.01%) Network Security
8 47 (4.20%) SSL
9 46 (4.11%) LAN
10 40 (3.58%) Internet
11 30 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
11 30 (2.68%) Wireless
12 28 (2.50%) DMZ
12 28 (2.50%) SNMP
13 25 (2.24%) HTTP
14 23 (2.06%) SAN
15 22 (1.97%) VoIP
16 21 (1.88%) Wi-Fi
17 19 (1.70%) VLAN
17 19 (1.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (19.68%) SQL Server
2 152 (13.60%) Big Data
3 101 (9.03%) MySQL
4 94 (8.41%) NoSQL
5 88 (7.87%) MongoDB
6 68 (6.08%) Hadoop
7 64 (5.72%) Relational Database
8 34 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
9 33 (2.95%) Redis
10 30 (2.68%) Event Store
11 27 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
12 20 (1.79%) Apache Hive
12 20 (1.79%) Oracle Database
13 19 (1.70%) SQL Server 2016
14 18 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 17 (1.52%) Riak
16 15 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
17 14 (1.25%) SimpleDB
18 13 (1.16%) RDBMS
19 11 (0.98%) DB2
Development Applications
1 164 (14.67%) Jenkins
2 152 (13.60%) Git (software)
3 121 (10.82%) JIRA
4 72 (6.44%) TeamCity
5 57 (5.10%) Octopus Deploy
6 55 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 53 (4.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 51 (4.56%) Maven
9 45 (4.03%) Visual Studio
10 34 (3.04%) Grunt
11 32 (2.86%) Vagrant
12 31 (2.77%) Visual Studio Team System
13 27 (2.42%) Subversion
14 25 (2.24%) Cucumber
14 25 (2.24%) Sonatype Nexus
15 22 (1.97%) Bower
15 22 (1.97%) gulp
15 22 (1.97%) JUnit
16 19 (1.70%) Selenium
17 15 (1.34%) GoCD
General
1 369 (33.01%) Finance
2 203 (18.16%) Banking
3 85 (7.60%) Investment Banking
4 63 (5.64%) Retail Banking
5 58 (5.19%) Law
6 43 (3.85%) Telecoms
7 39 (3.49%) Legal
8 23 (2.06%) Financial Institution
9 21 (1.88%) Retail
10 18 (1.61%) Marketing
11 12 (1.07%) Front Office
12 11 (0.98%) Advertising
12 11 (0.98%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.89%) Games
14 9 (0.81%) Back Office
15 8 (0.72%) Digital Economy
16 7 (0.63%) Billing
17 6 (0.54%) Electronics
18 5 (0.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 157 (14.04%) Consultant
2 155 (13.86%) Analyst
3 129 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 101 (9.03%) Developer
5 100 (8.94%) Cloud Engineer
6 77 (6.89%) Security Engineer
7 70 (6.26%) Splunk Consultant
8 66 (5.90%) Security Consultant
9 58 (5.19%) Architect
10 57 (5.10%) Desktop Engineer
10 57 (5.10%) Desktop Support
10 57 (5.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 55 (4.92%) Applications Support
11 55 (4.92%) Security Analyst
12 53 (4.74%) AWS Engineer
13 49 (4.38%) Support Analyst
14 46 (4.11%) Linux Engineer
15 41 (3.67%) Azure Engineer
16 37 (3.31%) Azure DevOps
17 36 (3.22%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (16.55%) .NET
2 104 (9.30%) Elastic Stack
3 89 (7.96%) XML
4 81 (7.25%) Web Services
5 71 (6.35%) HTML
6 58 (5.19%) Node.js
7 48 (4.29%) CSS
8 46 (4.11%) REST
9 45 (4.03%) Middleware
10 44 (3.94%) Spring
11 42 (3.76%) RESTful
12 38 (3.40%) HTML5
13 37 (3.31%) AngularJS
13 37 (3.31%) Kafka
14 36 (3.22%) ActiveMQ
15 34 (3.04%) jQuery
15 34 (3.04%) SOAP
16 30 (2.68%) SailPoint
17 24 (2.15%) JPA
17 24 (2.15%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 127 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (7.25%) User Experience
3 73 (6.53%) Computer Science
3 73 (6.53%) Fintech
4 61 (5.46%) Data Centre
5 52 (4.65%) Public Cloud
6 47 (4.20%) Management Information System
7 42 (3.76%) Security Operations Centre
8 34 (3.04%) Clustering
9 33 (2.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 33 (2.95%) Hybrid Cloud
10 31 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
11 24 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
12 20 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 14 (1.25%) CMDB
14 13 (1.16%) Hedge funds
15 12 (1.07%) Algorithms
16 10 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
16 10 (0.89%) iSeries
17 9 (0.81%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 447 (39.98%) Linux
2 351 (31.40%) Windows
3 198 (17.71%) Unix
4 124 (11.09%) Windows Server
5 66 (5.90%) CentOS
6 62 (5.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (3.04%) AIX
8 33 (2.95%) Solaris
8 33 (2.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (1.79%) Ubuntu
9 20 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (1.61%) HPUX
12 13 (1.16%) Windows 10
13 10 (0.89%) Debian
13 10 (0.89%) OS/400
14 9 (0.81%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.63%) Kali Linux
15 7 (0.63%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.54%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (25.49%) DevOps
2 270 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
3 222 (19.86%) SIEM
4 171 (15.30%) Continuous Integration
5 162 (14.49%) Continuous Delivery
6 154 (13.77%) ITIL
7 138 (12.34%) Information Security
8 135 (12.08%) Analytics
9 119 (10.64%) High Availability
10 116 (10.38%) Cybersecurity
10 116 (10.38%) Project Management
11 113 (10.11%) Security Monitoring
12 111 (9.93%) Security Operations
13 104 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
14 103 (9.21%) Configuration Management
15 98 (8.77%) Process Improvement
16 96 (8.59%) TDD
17 93 (8.32%) Performance Management
18 84 (7.51%) Scrum
19 83 (7.42%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 316 (28.26%) SQL
2 315 (28.18%) Python
3 312 (27.91%) Java
4 212 (18.96%) PowerShell
5 157 (14.04%) Perl
6 150 (13.42%) Bash Shell
7 141 (12.61%) JavaScript
8 126 (11.27%) Ruby
9 116 (10.38%) Shell Script
10 96 (8.59%) C#
11 72 (6.44%) T-SQL
12 58 (5.19%) PHP
13 37 (3.31%) C++
14 36 (3.22%) C
15 28 (2.50%) Go
16 24 (2.15%) Scala
17 23 (2.06%) Groovy
18 22 (1.97%) VB.NET
19 20 (1.79%) Korn
20 18 (1.61%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 147 (13.15%) CISSP
2 137 (12.25%) Degree
3 113 (10.11%) CISM
4 71 (6.35%) GIAC
5 66 (5.90%) CISA
5 66 (5.90%) Cisco Certification
5 66 (5.90%) Security Cleared
6 41 (3.67%) SC Cleared
7 39 (3.49%) GSEC
8 35 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
9 32 (2.86%) CCNA
9 32 (2.86%) CCNP
9 32 (2.86%) GISF
10 28 (2.50%) CEH
11 21 (1.88%) GCIH
11 21 (1.88%) RHCE
12 20 (1.79%) DV Cleared
13 18 (1.61%) SANS
14 16 (1.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 16 (1.43%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.19%) PCI DSS
2 52 (4.65%) QA
3 51 (4.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (2.06%) SLA
5 17 (1.52%) SEPA
6 16 (1.43%) GDPR
7 11 (0.98%) COBIT
8 8 (0.72%) ISO 22301
9 6 (0.54%) GCP
9 6 (0.54%) GPG13
10 5 (0.45%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.36%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.089%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.089%) NIST 800
14 1 (0.089%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 214 (19.14%) Docker
2 186 (16.64%) Active Directory
3 80 (7.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 24 (2.15%) Snort
6 19 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (1.43%) vSphere
8 12 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
8 12 (1.07%) XenApp
9 10 (0.89%) VirtualBox
10 9 (0.81%) HDFS
11 7 (0.63%) KVM
11 7 (0.63%) XenServer
12 5 (0.45%) Apache Flume
12 5 (0.45%) LXC
12 5 (0.45%) Xen
13 4 (0.36%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 2 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 215 (19.23%) Puppet
2 164 (14.67%) Ansible
3 133 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
4 124 (11.09%) Nagios
5 95 (8.50%) Kubernetes
6 75 (6.71%) Nessus
7 53 (4.74%) SCCM
8 51 (4.56%) QRadar
9 49 (4.38%) ZABBIX
10 44 (3.94%) McAfee ePO
11 40 (3.58%) Grafana
11 40 (3.58%) Terraform
12 36 (3.22%) Rundeck
13 33 (2.95%) Opsview
14 31 (2.77%) Docker Swarm
15 26 (2.33%) ITRS Geneos
15 26 (2.33%) OpenVAS
16 24 (2.15%) Kibana
17 22 (1.97%) logstash
18 19 (1.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 194 (17.35%) Microsoft
2 123 (11.00%) VMware
3 115 (10.29%) AppDynamics
4 112 (10.02%) Oracle
5 99 (8.86%) Cisco
6 81 (7.25%) Red Hat
7 74 (6.62%) New Relic
8 69 (6.17%) LogRhythm
9 68 (6.08%) ArcSight
10 67 (5.99%) Palo Alto
11 66 (5.90%) McAfee
12 61 (5.46%) Qualys
12 61 (5.46%) ServiceNow
13 60 (5.37%) IBM
14 51 (4.56%) Google
15 50 (4.47%) AlienVault
16 44 (3.94%) CyberArk
17 39 (3.49%) F5
18 36 (3.22%) SolarWinds
19 35 (3.13%) Tableau