Period
to 24 February 2020

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 February 2020 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 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 430 390 479
Rank change year-on-year -40 +89 +15
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 845 1,188 1,036
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.69% 0.80% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.64% 1.88% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 526 680 661
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% - -2.04%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £92,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% -2.08%

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 51,448 63,155 77,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.93% 42.34% 44.24%
Number of salaries quoted 39,442 48,658 61,448
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Splunk in the UK

Splunk
Top 14 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 February 2020. 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 -38 755 £57,500 -4.17% 144
UK excluding London +67 443 £50,000 - 86
London -85 387 £70,000 - 68
South East +60 163 £52,500 +5.00% 26
Scotland +49 72 £62,500 +8.78% 8
South West +71 68 £44,500 -19.09% 9
Midlands +54 62 £47,500 -35.59% 16
North of England 0 50 £57,500 +27.78% 19
West Midlands +50 46 £47,500 -37.70% 14
North West +32 36 £57,500 +21.05% 5
East of England +13 21 £50,000 +28.21% 5
East Midlands +21 14 £42,500 -42.37% 2
Yorkshire -9 14 £57,500 +27.78% 13
Wales -5 7 £47,500 -24.00% 3

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, 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.

1 300 (35.50%) Python
2 280 (33.14%) Linux
3 262 (31.01%) Windows
4 256 (30.30%) SIEM
5 248 (29.35%) AWS
6 246 (29.11%) DevOps
6 246 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
7 235 (27.81%) Cybersecurity
8 232 (27.46%) Azure
9 214 (25.33%) Ansible
10 212 (25.09%) PowerShell
11 194 (22.96%) Java
12 188 (22.25%) Security Operations
13 180 (21.30%) Finance
14 168 (19.88%) Bash Shell
15 167 (19.76%) Jenkins
15 167 (19.76%) Terraform
16 165 (19.53%) Firewall
17 157 (18.58%) ITIL
18 152 (17.99%) Puppet
19 139 (16.45%) Docker
19 139 (16.45%) Microsoft
19 139 (16.45%) Information Security
20 131 (15.50%) Unix
21 130 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
22 126 (14.91%) JavaScript
22 126 (14.91%) DNS
23 125 (14.79%) Analytics
23 125 (14.79%) Kubernetes
24 122 (14.44%) Continuous Integration

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 57 (6.75%) IIS
2 44 (5.21%) Elasticsearch
3 42 (4.97%) Tomcat
4 32 (3.79%) Apache Spark
5 30 (3.55%) Confluence
6 25 (2.96%) SharePoint
7 18 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 17 (2.01%) CMS
9 15 (1.78%) Headless CMS
10 13 (1.54%) Apache
11 11 (1.30%) nginx
12 10 (1.18%) Mule
13 9 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
14 8 (0.95%) MS Exchange
15 7 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
16 5 (0.59%) WebSphere
17 3 (0.36%) LiveCycle
17 3 (0.36%) OpenStack
17 3 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
18 2 (0.24%) Camunda
Applications
1 14 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.47%) Gephi
5 3 (0.36%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.36%) InDesign
5 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.42%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.24%) Magento
3 1 (0.12%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 248 (29.35%) AWS
2 232 (27.46%) Azure
3 116 (13.73%) GCP
4 69 (8.17%) PaaS
5 67 (7.93%) Serverless
6 60 (7.10%) Office 365
7 59 (6.98%) AWS CloudFormation
8 57 (6.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 46 (5.44%) Amazon S3
10 44 (5.21%) SaaS
11 39 (4.62%) AWS Lambda
12 36 (4.26%) Amazon Kinesis
13 35 (4.14%) Amazon ECS
14 34 (4.02%) Datadog
14 34 (4.02%) GitHub
15 27 (3.20%) IaaS
16 20 (2.37%) Akamai
16 20 (2.37%) CloudBees
17 15 (1.78%) Apigee
17 15 (1.78%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 165 (19.53%) Firewall
2 126 (14.91%) DNS
3 106 (12.54%) TCP/IP
4 58 (6.86%) DHCP
5 44 (5.21%) Network Security
6 41 (4.85%) SSL
7 30 (3.55%) Internet
8 26 (3.08%) VPN
9 24 (2.84%) DMZ
10 23 (2.72%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
11 16 (1.89%) SAN
11 16 (1.89%) Wireshark
12 15 (1.78%) HTTP
13 14 (1.66%) NetScaler
14 13 (1.54%) Skype
15 11 (1.30%) WAN
16 10 (1.18%) LAN
16 10 (1.18%) MPLS
17 9 (1.07%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (6.51%) Big Data
2 39 (4.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 39 (4.62%) SQL Server
3 37 (4.38%) Hadoop
4 35 (4.14%) Amazon Athena
5 20 (2.37%) Apache Hive
6 19 (2.25%) NoSQL
7 16 (1.89%) MongoDB
8 13 (1.54%) HBase
9 11 (1.30%) MySQL
10 9 (1.07%) Impala
11 8 (0.95%) Cognos Impromptu
11 8 (0.95%) SQL Server 2017
12 7 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.71%) DB2
14 4 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.36%) BigQuery
15 3 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 167 (19.76%) Jenkins
2 89 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 84 (9.94%) JIRA
4 72 (8.52%) Maven
5 60 (7.10%) TeamCity
6 50 (5.92%) JUnit
7 47 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
8 43 (5.09%) IBM UrbanCode
9 42 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
10 40 (4.73%) Selenium
11 36 (4.26%) Sonatype Nexus
12 30 (3.55%) SonarQube
13 27 (3.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 23 (2.72%) TestRail
14 23 (2.72%) Zephyr
15 21 (2.49%) Bitbucket
16 20 (2.37%) PhantomJS
16 20 (2.37%) Travis CI
17 19 (2.25%) Ant
18 18 (2.13%) Artifactory
General
1 180 (21.30%) Finance
2 86 (10.18%) Law
3 60 (7.10%) Banking
4 43 (5.09%) Retail
5 23 (2.72%) Public Sector
6 16 (1.89%) Games
7 15 (1.78%) Marketing
7 15 (1.78%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.66%) Legal
9 8 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.83%) Electronics
11 6 (0.71%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.59%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.59%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.47%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.36%) French Language
14 3 (0.36%) Military
15 2 (0.24%) Automotive
16 1 (0.12%) Front Office
16 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 180 (21.30%) Analyst
2 148 (17.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 105 (12.43%) Consultant
4 88 (10.41%) Security Analyst
5 70 (8.28%) Developer
6 52 (6.15%) Security Engineer
7 47 (5.56%) Java Developer
8 46 (5.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 41 (4.85%) Platform Engineer
10 39 (4.62%) SOC Analyst
11 28 (3.31%) Splunk Consultant
11 28 (3.31%) Technical Leader
12 27 (3.20%) Senior Consultant
13 25 (2.96%) Senior DevOps
14 24 (2.84%) AWS Engineer
15 23 (2.72%) AWS DevOps
15 23 (2.72%) Operations Engineer
15 23 (2.72%) Senior Analyst
15 23 (2.72%) Software Engineer
15 23 (2.72%) Splunk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (14.20%) Elastic Stack
2 83 (9.82%) Node.js
3 68 (8.05%) Spring
4 56 (6.63%) Web Services
5 54 (6.39%) HTML
6 51 (6.04%) CSS
7 46 (5.44%) Kafka
8 41 (4.85%) AngularJS
9 35 (4.14%) React
10 34 (4.02%) REST
10 34 (4.02%) Sensu
11 31 (3.67%) JSON
11 31 (3.67%) RESTful
11 31 (3.67%) Spring Boot
12 21 (2.49%) LDAP
13 20 (2.37%) J2EE
14 16 (1.89%) LAMP
15 15 (1.78%) Spring Integration
16 14 (1.66%) Regular Expression
17 12 (1.42%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 103 (12.19%) Management Information System
2 62 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (6.75%) Security Operations Centre
4 47 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
5 32 (3.79%) Data Centre
6 27 (3.20%) Cyberthreat
7 24 (2.84%) Cloud Native
8 23 (2.72%) Public Cloud
9 21 (2.49%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 21 (2.49%) Virtual Team
10 20 (2.37%) PlayStation
11 19 (2.25%) User Experience
12 15 (1.78%) iPad
13 14 (1.66%) PKI
14 12 (1.42%) Online Banking
15 11 (1.30%) Cyber Defence
15 11 (1.30%) Mobile Banking
16 10 (1.18%) Cybercrime
16 10 (1.18%) Mobile App
17 9 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 280 (33.14%) Linux
2 262 (31.01%) Windows
3 131 (15.50%) Unix
4 97 (11.48%) Windows Server
5 34 (4.02%) Solaris
6 31 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (2.37%) Mesosphere
8 17 (2.01%) Mac OS
9 12 (1.42%) Windows 10
10 9 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.95%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.83%) Kali Linux
13 6 (0.71%) CentOS
14 5 (0.59%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.24%) AIX
15 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.12%) Android
16 1 (0.12%) openSUSE
16 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (30.30%) SIEM
2 246 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (29.11%) DevOps
3 235 (27.81%) Cybersecurity
4 188 (22.25%) Security Operations
5 157 (18.58%) ITIL
6 139 (16.45%) Information Security
7 125 (14.79%) Analytics
8 122 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
9 100 (11.83%) Configuration Management
9 100 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
10 89 (10.53%) Infrastructure as Code
11 81 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 79 (9.35%) Continuous Delivery
13 73 (8.64%) Use Case
14 69 (8.17%) Threat Intelligence
15 67 (7.93%) Scrum
15 67 (7.93%) Threat Management
16 65 (7.69%) Mentoring
17 63 (7.46%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 300 (35.50%) Python
2 212 (25.09%) PowerShell
3 194 (22.96%) Java
4 168 (19.88%) Bash Shell
5 126 (14.91%) JavaScript
6 116 (13.73%) SQL
7 79 (9.35%) Ruby
8 74 (8.76%) Go
9 72 (8.52%) C
10 64 (7.57%) C#
11 53 (6.27%) Perl
12 52 (6.15%) Java 8
13 49 (5.80%) C++
14 22 (2.60%) Groovy
15 18 (2.13%) Shell Script
16 16 (1.89%) PHP
17 15 (1.78%) T-SQL
18 13 (1.54%) R
19 7 (0.83%) ES6
20 6 (0.71%) sed
Qualifications
1 115 (13.61%) Degree
2 92 (10.89%) CISSP
3 89 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 65 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 43 (5.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 38 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (4.50%) CISM
6 38 (4.50%) DV Cleared
7 34 (4.02%) MCP
8 27 (3.20%) CCNA
8 27 (3.20%) RHCE
9 20 (2.37%) CCNP
10 18 (2.13%) GIAC
11 16 (1.89%) CEH
11 16 (1.89%) GCIH
12 15 (1.78%) AWS Certification
12 15 (1.78%) IISP
12 15 (1.78%) MCSE
12 15 (1.78%) SSCP
13 14 (1.66%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.62%) PCI DSS
2 38 (4.50%) SLA
3 33 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (2.37%) GDPR
5 15 (1.78%) Data Quality
5 15 (1.78%) NIST
6 13 (1.54%) QA
7 12 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 11 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 6 (0.71%) HMG Infosec
10 6 (0.71%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.47%) NCSC
12 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.24%) COBIT
13 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.24%) FedRAMP
13 2 (0.24%) FISMA
System Software
1 139 (16.45%) Docker
2 108 (12.78%) Active Directory
3 54 (6.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (2.96%) Firmware
5 21 (2.49%) Hyper-V
6 20 (2.37%) NFS
7 19 (2.25%) XenApp
8 16 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (1.30%) vSphere
11 10 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.95%) Apache Flume
12 8 (0.95%) XenDesktop
13 6 (0.71%) VMware NSX
14 5 (0.59%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 5 (0.59%) OpenAM
14 5 (0.59%) OpenIDM
14 5 (0.59%) Snort
15 4 (0.47%) OpenDJ
16 1 (0.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 214 (25.33%) Ansible
2 167 (19.76%) Terraform
3 152 (17.99%) Puppet
4 130 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
5 125 (14.79%) Kubernetes
6 82 (9.70%) QRadar
7 69 (8.17%) Grafana
8 67 (7.93%) Kibana
9 63 (7.46%) Nagios
10 51 (6.04%) SCOM
11 44 (5.21%) Prometheus
11 44 (5.21%) SCCM
12 41 (4.85%) Nessus
13 39 (4.62%) Automic
13 39 (4.62%) logstash
14 37 (4.38%) Rancher
15 24 (2.84%) Consul
16 20 (2.37%) ZABBIX
17 16 (1.89%) Istio
17 16 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 139 (16.45%) Microsoft
2 100 (11.83%) LogRhythm
3 98 (11.60%) ServiceNow
4 83 (9.82%) Cisco
5 80 (9.47%) VMware
6 79 (9.35%) ArcSight
7 70 (8.28%) Oracle
8 69 (8.17%) Google
9 63 (7.46%) AppDynamics
10 57 (6.75%) New Relic
11 51 (6.04%) McAfee
12 46 (5.44%) Palo Alto
13 45 (5.33%) Atlassian
13 45 (5.33%) Citrix
14 42 (4.97%) CyberArk
15 40 (4.73%) Symantec
16 38 (4.50%) Dynatrace
17 31 (3.67%) MuleSoft
17 31 (3.67%) Red Hat
17 31 (3.67%) SolarWinds