Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 2018 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 390 447 543
Rank change year-on-year +57 +96 +148
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 1,287 1,132 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.79% 0.63% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 1.85% 1.42% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 782 765 694
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £36,025 £32,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 69,519 79,646 82,646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.69% 44.36% 43.90%
Number of salaries quoted 53,917 61,590 66,702
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Splunk in the UK

Splunk
Top 16 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 13 November 2018. 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 +75 1,179 £60,000 - 153
London +31 714 £70,000 +7.69% 80
UK excluding London +130 550 £52,500 +5.00% 78
South East +67 136 £55,000 -8.33% 16
East of England +101 130 £42,500 -5.56% 3
North of England +54 117 £47,500 - 33
Scotland +25 74 £57,500 +85.48% 4
Yorkshire +30 55 £47,500 -5.00% 15
North West +18 54 £44,000 -7.37% 18
Midlands +44 43 £77,500 +47.62% 11
South West +18 41 £55,000 - 10
East Midlands +28 22 £72,500 - 2
West Midlands +37 21 £80,000 +52.38% 9
Wales -8 12 £60,000 +75.82% 1
North East -2 8 £52,500 +31.25%
Channel Islands - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT jobs citing Splunk 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 Splunk.

1 428 (33.26%) Linux
2 423 (32.87%) Amazon AWS
3 418 (32.48%) DevOps
4 381 (29.60%) Finance
5 372 (28.90%) Python
6 354 (27.51%) Windows
7 351 (27.27%) SIEM
8 337 (26.18%) Agile Software Development
9 331 (25.72%) Ansible
10 301 (23.39%) Firewall
11 296 (23.00%) Java
12 286 (22.22%) Docker
13 279 (21.68%) Microsoft Azure
14 277 (21.52%) Cybersecurity
15 275 (21.37%) Puppet
16 268 (20.82%) Jenkins
17 263 (20.44%) PowerShell
18 255 (19.81%) Opscode Chef
19 233 (18.10%) SQL
20 230 (17.87%) Information Security
21 217 (16.86%) Security Operations
22 212 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
23 207 (16.08%) Problem-Solving
24 199 (15.46%) JIRA
24 199 (15.46%) Continuous Integration
25 192 (14.92%) Git (software)
26 186 (14.45%) CISSP
27 179 (13.91%) Degree
28 170 (13.21%) Unix
29 163 (12.67%) Cisco

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 84 (6.53%) Confluence
2 73 (5.67%) Tomcat
3 67 (5.21%) Apache
4 54 (4.20%) Apache Spark
5 52 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
6 47 (3.65%) IIS
7 42 (3.26%) Cloud Foundry
7 42 (3.26%) WebSphere
8 29 (2.25%) Anypoint
9 22 (1.71%) JBoss
10 19 (1.48%) nginx
11 18 (1.40%) OpenStack
11 18 (1.40%) WebLogic
12 16 (1.24%) MS Exchange
13 13 (1.01%) Apache Solr
13 13 (1.01%) Mule
14 12 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
15 11 (0.85%) SAS
16 10 (0.78%) SharePoint
17 7 (0.54%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 22 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.16%) SPSS
6 1 (0.078%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.39%) Documaker
3 2 (0.16%) Endur
3 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.078%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 423 (32.87%) Amazon AWS
2 279 (21.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 156 (12.12%) Google Cloud Platform
4 102 (7.93%) SaaS
5 98 (7.61%) GitHub
6 45 (3.50%) PaaS
7 43 (3.34%) IaaS
8 42 (3.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 41 (3.19%) AWS CloudFormation
10 32 (2.49%) OpenShift
11 25 (1.94%) Serverless
12 23 (1.79%) Amazon S3
13 22 (1.71%) Datadog
14 20 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
15 19 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
15 19 (1.48%) Office 365
16 14 (1.09%) Loggly
16 14 (1.09%) Sumo Logic
17 12 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
17 12 (0.93%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 301 (23.39%) Firewall
2 133 (10.33%) Network Security
3 131 (10.18%) DNS
4 92 (7.15%) Intrusion Detection
5 86 (6.68%) TCP/IP
6 85 (6.60%) Wireshark
7 73 (5.67%) HTTP
8 65 (5.05%) SSL
9 63 (4.90%) Wireless
10 60 (4.66%) LAN
11 58 (4.51%) WAN
12 55 (4.27%) DHCP
13 43 (3.34%) VPN
14 39 (3.03%) SNMP
15 37 (2.87%) Internet
16 30 (2.33%) IPsec
17 28 (2.18%) SMTP
18 24 (1.86%) FTP
18 24 (1.86%) ICMP
18 24 (1.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 99 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 90 (6.99%) Big Data
4 69 (5.36%) Hadoop
5 49 (3.81%) MySQL
5 49 (3.81%) Redis
5 49 (3.81%) Relational Database
6 48 (3.73%) MongoDB
7 39 (3.03%) Oracle Database
8 34 (2.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 29 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
11 21 (1.63%) HBase
12 19 (1.48%) RDBMS
13 17 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
14 16 (1.24%) InfluxDB
15 13 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 13 (1.01%) Apache Hive
16 12 (0.93%) Hazelcast
17 11 (0.85%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 268 (20.82%) Jenkins
2 199 (15.46%) JIRA
3 192 (14.92%) Git (software)
4 96 (7.46%) Octopus Deploy
5 95 (7.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 90 (6.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 74 (5.75%) Maven
8 73 (5.67%) IBM UrbanCode
9 67 (5.21%) Sonatype Nexus
10 60 (4.66%) Subversion
11 59 (4.58%) Cucumber
12 51 (3.96%) GoCD
13 44 (3.42%) Selenium
14 43 (3.34%) TeamCity
15 40 (3.11%) JUnit
16 39 (3.03%) JMeter
17 36 (2.80%) Vagrant
18 29 (2.25%) Travis CI
19 26 (2.02%) SonarQube
20 23 (1.79%) Metasploit
General
1 381 (29.60%) Finance
2 158 (12.28%) Banking
3 102 (7.93%) Retail
4 47 (3.65%) Investment Banking
5 29 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 24 (1.86%) Manufacturing
7 23 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 21 (1.63%) Financial Institution
9 16 (1.24%) Law
10 13 (1.01%) German Language
11 12 (0.93%) Italian Language
12 11 (0.85%) Marketing
13 10 (0.78%) Legal
14 9 (0.70%) Aerospace
14 9 (0.70%) Front Office
14 9 (0.70%) Retail Banking
15 8 (0.62%) Electronics
15 8 (0.62%) Games
15 8 (0.62%) Publishing
16 5 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 182 (14.14%) Analyst
2 175 (13.60%) Consultant
3 115 (8.94%) Developer
4 108 (8.39%) DevOps Engineer
4 108 (8.39%) Security Engineer
5 83 (6.45%) Architect
6 76 (5.91%) Security Consultant
6 76 (5.91%) Senior Consultant
7 75 (5.83%) Security Analyst
8 69 (5.36%) DevOps Consultant
9 60 (4.66%) Support Engineer
10 59 (4.58%) Senior DevOps
11 56 (4.35%) Platform Engineer
12 51 (3.96%) Applications Support
13 50 (3.89%) SOC Analyst
14 43 (3.34%) IT Consultant
14 43 (3.34%) Java Developer
15 42 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
16 41 (3.19%) IT Security Consultant
17 40 (3.11%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (12.20%) Elastic Stack
2 150 (11.66%) Web Services
3 99 (7.69%) .NET
4 96 (7.46%) Node.js
4 96 (7.46%) Spring
5 80 (6.22%) REST
6 72 (5.59%) Spring Boot
7 69 (5.36%) HTML
8 61 (4.74%) JSON
9 60 (4.66%) AngularJS
10 50 (3.89%) CSS
10 50 (3.89%) RabbitMQ
11 49 (3.81%) Middleware
12 42 (3.26%) RESTful
13 41 (3.19%) ASP.NET
13 41 (3.19%) ASP.NET Web API
14 37 (2.87%) XML
15 34 (2.64%) SOAP
16 30 (2.33%) JMS
17 29 (2.25%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 212 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (8.86%) Security Operations Centre
3 112 (8.70%) Data Centre
4 97 (7.54%) Self-Motivation
5 87 (6.76%) Management Information System
6 81 (6.29%) Computer Science
7 68 (5.28%) Fintech
8 67 (5.21%) PKI
9 60 (4.66%) Cyberthreat
9 60 (4.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 55 (4.27%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 45 (3.50%) Mobile App
12 42 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
13 41 (3.19%) User Experience
14 40 (3.11%) Public Cloud
15 27 (2.10%) Cyber Defence
15 27 (2.10%) Linux Command Line
15 27 (2.10%) Mobile Banking
16 21 (1.63%) CMDB
17 18 (1.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 428 (33.26%) Linux
2 354 (27.51%) Windows
3 170 (13.21%) Unix
4 135 (10.49%) Windows Server
5 90 (6.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 71 (5.52%) CentOS
7 41 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 36 (2.80%) Ubuntu
8 36 (2.80%) Windows 10
8 36 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 33 (2.56%) Mac OS X
10 23 (1.79%) Kali Linux
10 23 (1.79%) Solaris
11 22 (1.71%) Windows 7
12 17 (1.32%) HPUX
13 15 (1.17%) AIX
13 15 (1.17%) Mesosphere
14 12 (0.93%) DC/OS
14 12 (0.93%) Windows 8
15 11 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (32.48%) DevOps
2 351 (27.27%) SIEM
3 337 (26.18%) Agile Software Development
4 277 (21.52%) Cybersecurity
5 230 (17.87%) Information Security
6 217 (16.86%) Security Operations
7 207 (16.08%) Problem-Solving
8 199 (15.46%) Continuous Integration
9 163 (12.67%) Configuration Management
10 157 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
11 152 (11.81%) Vulnerability Management
12 143 (11.11%) ITIL
13 137 (10.64%) Analytics
14 136 (10.57%) Data Loss Prevention
14 136 (10.57%) Microservices
15 117 (9.09%) Mentoring
16 107 (8.31%) Open Source
17 104 (8.08%) Scrum
17 104 (8.08%) Test Automation
18 98 (7.61%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 372 (28.90%) Python
2 296 (23.00%) Java
3 263 (20.44%) PowerShell
4 233 (18.10%) SQL
5 162 (12.59%) Bash Shell
6 94 (7.30%) Ruby
7 86 (6.68%) Perl
8 84 (6.53%) JavaScript
9 78 (6.06%) C#
10 58 (4.51%) Java 8
11 57 (4.43%) C
12 51 (3.96%) C++
13 44 (3.42%) Go
14 42 (3.26%) PHP
15 26 (2.02%) Scala
16 24 (1.86%) Shell Script
17 21 (1.63%) VBScript
18 12 (0.93%) Groovy
19 10 (0.78%) Bourne shell
19 10 (0.78%) Korn
Qualifications
1 186 (14.45%) CISSP
2 179 (13.91%) Degree
3 121 (9.40%) Cisco Certification
4 61 (4.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 59 (4.58%) CCNP
6 58 (4.51%) GCIH
7 56 (4.35%) SSCP
8 55 (4.27%) CCIE
8 55 (4.27%) SANS
9 54 (4.20%) GCIA
9 54 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 53 (4.12%) CEH
11 51 (3.96%) CCNA
12 45 (3.50%) GIAC
12 45 (3.50%) GSEC
13 44 (3.42%) CISM
14 43 (3.34%) CISA
14 43 (3.34%) MCSE
15 35 (2.72%) RHCE
16 33 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (5.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 63 (4.90%) QA
3 59 (4.58%) PCI DSS
4 35 (2.72%) GDPR
5 32 (2.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 28 (2.18%) COBIT
7 22 (1.71%) Cyber Essentials
7 22 (1.71%) HIPAA
8 18 (1.40%) Data Quality
8 18 (1.40%) SLA
9 16 (1.24%) SAS 70
10 8 (0.62%) ISO 22301
11 4 (0.31%) GPG13
12 2 (0.16%) PMO
13 1 (0.078%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.078%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 286 (22.22%) Docker
2 120 (9.32%) Active Directory
3 98 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (3.26%) Hyper-V
5 24 (1.86%) VirtualBox
6 15 (1.17%) pfSense
6 15 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (1.01%) Snort
8 9 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.62%) HDFS
10 6 (0.47%) KVM
10 6 (0.47%) Squid
11 5 (0.39%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.39%) DFS Replication
11 5 (0.39%) Samba
12 4 (0.31%) etcd
12 4 (0.31%) GFS2
12 4 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.31%) SkyDNS
13 2 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 331 (25.72%) Ansible
2 275 (21.37%) Puppet
3 255 (19.81%) Opscode Chef
4 163 (12.67%) Kubernetes
5 142 (11.03%) Terraform
6 136 (10.57%) QRadar
7 97 (7.54%) Nagios
8 90 (6.99%) Nessus
9 75 (5.83%) Consul
10 60 (4.66%) Prometheus
11 50 (3.89%) RSA Security Analytics
11 50 (3.89%) Rundeck
12 48 (3.73%) SCOM
13 42 (3.26%) Grafana
14 35 (2.72%) McAfee ePO
14 35 (2.72%) ZABBIX
15 31 (2.41%) Packer
16 28 (2.18%) SCCM
17 25 (1.94%) OpenVAS
18 24 (1.86%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 163 (12.67%) Cisco
2 162 (12.59%) Microsoft
2 162 (12.59%) VMware
3 156 (12.12%) Qualys
4 148 (11.50%) AppDynamics
5 119 (9.25%) New Relic
6 111 (8.62%) Red Hat
7 103 (8.00%) ArcSight
8 99 (7.69%) Oracle
9 97 (7.54%) LogRhythm
10 89 (6.92%) ServiceNow
11 84 (6.53%) Google
12 73 (5.67%) Dell
13 71 (5.52%) F5
14 69 (5.36%) Symantec
15 68 (5.28%) McAfee
16 64 (4.97%) EMC
17 61 (4.74%) NetApp
18 54 (4.20%) IBM
18 54 (4.20%) Palo Alto