Period
to 25 June 2021

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 25 June 2021 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
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 419 386 419
Rank change year-on-year -33 +33 -14
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 719 603 1,091
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.75% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 1.75% 1.86% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 436 438 726
10th Percentile £40,500 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £46,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
75th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £79,688
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £52,500 £50,360
% change year-on-year +19.05% +4.25% -4.08%

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 41,063 32,395 60,216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.89% 40.44% 41.74%
Number of salaries quoted 27,383 25,100 46,586
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,625 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +2.22% +5.05%

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Splunk in the UK

Splunk
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Splunk in the UK

Splunk
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Splunk over the 6 months to 25 June 2021.

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 25 June 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 -44 635 £70,000 +16.67% 102
UK excluding London -39 355 £62,500 +19.05% 52
London -31 308 £75,000 -3.23% 51
South West +1 97 £52,500 +1.76% 3
Work from Home -154 96 £70,000 +55.56% 20
North of England -27 75 £67,500 +12.50% 14
South East -73 68 £60,000 +14.29% 20
Yorkshire -3 60 £67,500 +34.66% 7
Scotland -43 50 £85,000 +41.67% 3
East of England -1 41 £72,500 +31.82% 4
Midlands -76 24 £70,000 +27.27% 8
West Midlands -82 19 £75,000 +36.36% 8
North West -50 12 £50,000 -25.93% 2
East Midlands -27 5 £62,500 -3.85%
North East - 3 £60,000 - 5

For the 6 months to 25 June 2021, 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.

1 304 (42.28%) AWS
2 267 (37.13%) Agile Software Development
3 254 (35.33%) Azure
4 244 (33.94%) DevOps
5 241 (33.52%) Linux
6 225 (31.29%) Kubernetes
7 224 (31.15%) SIEM
8 223 (31.02%) Python
9 212 (29.49%) Docker
10 204 (28.37%) Social Skills
11 188 (26.15%) Cybersecurity
12 178 (24.76%) Terraform
13 176 (24.48%) Windows
14 174 (24.20%) Java
15 167 (23.23%) Ansible
16 154 (21.42%) Jenkins
17 146 (20.31%) Firewall
18 134 (18.64%) Microsoft
19 129 (17.94%) Git (software)
20 127 (17.66%) PowerShell
20 127 (17.66%) Elastic Stack
21 121 (16.83%) Bash Shell
22 108 (15.02%) GCP
22 108 (15.02%) Problem-Solving
23 100 (13.91%) Software Engineering
24 98 (13.63%) Infrastructure as Code
25 96 (13.35%) LogRhythm
26 94 (13.07%) Prometheus
26 94 (13.07%) SQL
27 92 (12.80%) Security Operations

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 26 (3.62%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (3.06%) Apache Spark
3 19 (2.64%) Confluence
3 19 (2.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (0.83%) Apache
5 5 (0.70%) IIS
5 5 (0.70%) nginx
5 5 (0.70%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.70%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.28%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.14%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.83%) Gephi
3 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (2.78%) Sentinel
2 4 (0.56%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.56%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 304 (42.28%) AWS
2 254 (35.33%) Azure
3 108 (15.02%) GCP
4 68 (9.46%) Serverless
5 58 (8.07%) IaaS
5 58 (8.07%) PaaS
6 50 (6.95%) AWS Lambda
7 45 (6.26%) Microsoft 365
8 43 (5.98%) OpenShift
9 42 (5.84%) AWS CloudFormation
10 39 (5.42%) SaaS
11 38 (5.29%) Azure Sentinel
12 33 (4.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 31 (4.31%) Amazon S3
14 27 (3.76%) Amazon EC2
14 27 (3.76%) GitHub
15 21 (2.92%) Datadog
16 17 (2.36%) Akamai
17 15 (2.09%) Amazon ECS
17 15 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 146 (20.31%) Firewall
2 60 (8.34%) DNS
3 45 (6.26%) Network Security
4 44 (6.12%) Internet
5 37 (5.15%) WAN
6 36 (5.01%) SSL
7 32 (4.45%) Intrusion Detection
7 32 (4.45%) LAN
8 29 (4.03%) HTTP
8 29 (4.03%) VPN
9 24 (3.34%) Wireshark
10 23 (3.20%) TCP/IP
11 20 (2.78%) DHCP
12 16 (2.23%) OSPF
12 16 (2.23%) SAN
13 14 (1.95%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (1.95%) VoIP
14 13 (1.81%) BGP
15 11 (1.53%) Broadband
16 10 (1.39%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (5.70%) SQL Server
2 38 (5.29%) NoSQL
3 37 (5.15%) Hadoop
4 32 (4.45%) MySQL
5 31 (4.31%) Big Data
6 29 (4.03%) MongoDB
6 29 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (3.48%) Relational Database
8 23 (3.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 21 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (1.67%) Apache Hive
12 11 (1.53%) GIS
12 11 (1.53%) Redis
13 10 (1.39%) InfluxDB
14 9 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
15 8 (1.11%) HBase
16 7 (0.97%) Couchbase
16 7 (0.97%) DB2
17 6 (0.83%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 154 (21.42%) Jenkins
2 129 (17.94%) Git (software)
3 89 (12.38%) JIRA
4 47 (6.54%) Bitbucket
5 42 (5.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 35 (4.87%) GitLab
7 34 (4.73%) Maven
8 33 (4.59%) Sonatype Nexus
9 32 (4.45%) TeamCity
10 28 (3.89%) GoCD
11 26 (3.62%) JMeter
12 21 (2.92%) Eclipse
12 21 (2.92%) SonarQube
13 16 (2.23%) Selenium
14 15 (2.09%) JUnit
15 14 (1.95%) Fiddler
15 14 (1.95%) Metasploit
15 14 (1.95%) MSBuild
15 14 (1.95%) Postman
15 14 (1.95%) Robot Framework
General
1 204 (28.37%) Social Skills
2 82 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (11.27%) Finance
4 49 (6.82%) Games
5 40 (5.56%) Banking
6 35 (4.87%) Public Sector
7 25 (3.48%) Marketing
8 19 (2.64%) Investment Banking
9 13 (1.81%) Presentation Skills
9 13 (1.81%) Retail
10 12 (1.67%) Legal
11 11 (1.53%) Electronics
11 11 (1.53%) French Language
12 10 (1.39%) Telecoms
13 8 (1.11%) Billing
14 7 (0.97%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.83%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.70%) Law
16 5 (0.70%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 90 (12.52%) Consultant
2 85 (11.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 80 (11.13%) Analyst
4 65 (9.04%) Developer
4 65 (9.04%) Security Engineer
5 58 (8.07%) Cloud Engineer
6 56 (7.79%) Splunk Consultant
7 47 (6.54%) Senior Consultant
8 44 (6.12%) SIEM Consultant
9 39 (5.42%) Architect
10 37 (5.15%) Java Developer
10 37 (5.15%) Platform Engineer
11 33 (4.59%) Senior Analyst
12 32 (4.45%) Azure Engineer
12 32 (4.45%) Security Consultant
13 30 (4.17%) SOC Analyst
14 28 (3.89%) Senior Security Consultant
14 28 (3.89%) SOC Consultant
15 27 (3.76%) Senior DevOps
16 26 (3.62%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (17.66%) Elastic Stack
2 65 (9.04%) Web Services
3 58 (8.07%) Kafka
4 56 (7.79%) Spring
5 45 (6.26%) .NET
6 31 (4.31%) AngularJS
7 30 (4.17%) HTML
8 28 (3.89%) CSS
9 24 (3.34%) React
9 24 (3.34%) REST
10 22 (3.06%) Node.js
10 22 (3.06%) RESTful
11 19 (2.64%) Redux
12 18 (2.50%) LDAP
13 17 (2.36%) JSON
14 14 (1.95%) Apache NiFi
14 14 (1.95%) CGI
15 11 (1.53%) J2EE
15 11 (1.53%) Spring Boot
15 11 (1.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (5.42%) Public Cloud
2 34 (4.73%) Management Information System
2 34 (4.73%) Security Operations Centre
3 28 (3.89%) Data Centre
4 27 (3.76%) Linux Command Line
5 25 (3.48%) Cyberattack
5 25 (3.48%) User Experience
6 24 (3.34%) Cyberthreat
6 24 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (3.06%) Virtual Team
8 17 (2.36%) Analytical Mindset
8 17 (2.36%) Online Games
9 13 (1.81%) NHS
10 12 (1.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 11 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
11 11 (1.53%) Social Media
12 10 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 10 (1.39%) Private Cloud
13 9 (1.25%) Cyber Defence
14 5 (0.70%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 241 (33.52%) Linux
2 176 (24.48%) Windows
3 58 (8.07%) Unix
4 39 (5.42%) Windows Server
5 16 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.25%) Mac OS
7 8 (1.11%) CentOS
7 8 (1.11%) Kali Linux
8 7 (0.97%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.56%) Debian
10 4 (0.56%) Mesosphere
10 4 (0.56%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.42%) Solaris
11 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.14%) VMS
13 1 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (37.13%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (33.94%) DevOps
3 224 (31.15%) SIEM
4 188 (26.15%) Cybersecurity
5 108 (15.02%) Problem-Solving
6 100 (13.91%) Software Engineering
7 98 (13.63%) Infrastructure as Code
8 92 (12.80%) Security Operations
9 87 (12.10%) Test Automation
10 81 (11.27%) Microservices
11 80 (11.13%) Information Security
12 78 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
13 75 (10.43%) Configuration Management
14 74 (10.29%) Analytics
15 67 (9.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 66 (9.18%) Mentoring
17 65 (9.04%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 58 (8.07%) Use Case
19 56 (7.79%) Presales
20 53 (7.37%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 223 (31.02%) Python
2 174 (24.20%) Java
3 127 (17.66%) PowerShell
4 121 (16.83%) Bash Shell
5 94 (13.07%) SQL
6 82 (11.40%) C#
7 62 (8.62%) JavaScript
8 49 (6.82%) Perl
9 46 (6.40%) C
9 46 (6.40%) Go
10 37 (5.15%) Ruby
11 28 (3.89%) Shell Script
12 22 (3.06%) Java 8
13 17 (2.36%) Scala
14 15 (2.09%) PHP
15 13 (1.81%) TypeScript
16 12 (1.67%) C++
16 12 (1.67%) VBA
17 11 (1.53%) Kotlin
18 10 (1.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 86 (11.96%) Security Cleared
2 66 (9.18%) SC Cleared
3 54 (7.51%) CISSP
4 53 (7.37%) Degree
5 35 (4.87%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (3.62%) CEH
7 24 (3.34%) CISM
8 22 (3.06%) GIAC
9 20 (2.78%) CompTIA Security+
9 20 (2.78%) SANS
10 19 (2.64%) DV Cleared
11 17 (2.36%) CISA
12 13 (1.81%) CCNA
12 13 (1.81%) OSCP
13 12 (1.67%) CREST Certified
14 11 (1.53%) CCNP
14 11 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (1.39%) MCSE
16 9 (1.25%) CCIE
16 9 (1.25%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.06%) PCI DSS
2 20 (2.78%) NIST
3 17 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 16 (2.23%) QA
5 14 (1.95%) GDPR
6 12 (1.67%) SLA
7 10 (1.39%) HIPAA
8 7 (0.97%) Accessibility
9 6 (0.83%) ITGC
9 6 (0.83%) JSP 440
10 5 (0.70%) HMG Infosec
10 5 (0.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 5 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 3 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.42%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.28%) NCSC
13 1 (0.14%) COBIT
13 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 212 (29.49%) Docker
2 69 (9.60%) Active Directory
3 23 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (3.06%) KVM
5 19 (2.64%) Hyper-V
6 14 (1.95%) LXC
6 14 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (1.39%) Snort
8 8 (1.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 8 (1.11%) Squid
9 7 (0.97%) vSphere
10 6 (0.83%) Apache Flume
10 6 (0.83%) NFS
11 5 (0.70%) Ceph
11 5 (0.70%) HDFS
11 5 (0.70%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.56%) Gluster
13 3 (0.42%) Firmware
13 3 (0.42%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.28%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 225 (31.29%) Kubernetes
2 178 (24.76%) Terraform
3 167 (23.23%) Ansible
4 94 (13.07%) Prometheus
5 74 (10.29%) Puppet
6 69 (9.60%) QRadar
7 65 (9.04%) Grafana
8 61 (8.48%) Opscode Chef
9 34 (4.73%) Nagios
10 25 (3.48%) Graphite
11 21 (2.92%) Kibana
12 20 (2.78%) Demisto
13 19 (2.64%) CFEngine
13 19 (2.64%) Nessus
14 14 (1.95%) Rancher
15 13 (1.81%) Single Sign-On
15 13 (1.81%) ZABBIX
16 12 (1.67%) Suricata
17 10 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
17 10 (1.39%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 134 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 96 (13.35%) LogRhythm
3 68 (9.46%) Oracle
4 61 (8.48%) Google
5 55 (7.65%) Cisco
6 44 (6.12%) ArcSight
6 44 (6.12%) ServiceNow
7 38 (5.29%) Palo Alto
8 37 (5.15%) Atlassian
9 35 (4.87%) Dynatrace
10 34 (4.73%) AppDynamics
11 33 (4.59%) CheckPoint
12 29 (4.03%) VMware
13 23 (3.20%) Blue Coat
13 23 (3.20%) Red Hat
13 23 (3.20%) Symantec
14 22 (3.06%) McAfee
15 18 (2.50%) FireEye
16 17 (2.36%) Citrix
16 17 (2.36%) New Relic