Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 378 474 514
Rank change year-on-year +96 +40 +146
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 1,235 1,043 955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.82% 0.60% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 1.92% 1.36% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 704 666 706
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £35,250 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -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 64,159 76,784 77,968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.44% 44.33% 43.84%
Number of salaries quoted 49,283 60,027 62,789
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 +112 1,146 £60,000 - 128
London +56 722 £70,000 +7.69% 67
UK excluding London +138 498 £50,000 +5.26% 77
South East +46 125 £52,500 -12.50% 18
North of England +71 111 £45,000 -5.26% 15
East of England +70 109 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Scotland +32 65 £57,500 +85.48% 11
Yorkshire +51 58 £45,000 -5.26% 7
North West +42 47 £41,250 -22.17% 7
Midlands +53 46 £75,000 +36.36% 11
South West +26 34 £57,500 +17.35% 13
East Midlands +36 25 £73,750 +28.26% 1
West Midlands +43 21 £80,000 +60.00% 10
Wales -9 10 £60,000 +63.27% 5
North East +14 6 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Channel Islands - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 432 (34.98%) DevOps
2 398 (32.23%) Amazon AWS
3 395 (31.98%) Linux
4 381 (30.85%) Windows
5 374 (30.28%) Ansible
6 369 (29.88%) Python
7 338 (27.37%) Finance
8 320 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
9 318 (25.75%) Jenkins
10 316 (25.59%) Puppet
11 303 (24.53%) SIEM
12 289 (23.40%) Cybersecurity
12 289 (23.40%) Docker
13 287 (23.24%) Opscode Chef
14 282 (22.83%) PowerShell
15 277 (22.43%) Java
16 270 (21.86%) Microsoft Azure
17 257 (20.81%) Firewall
18 233 (18.87%) SQL
19 221 (17.89%) Information Security
19 221 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
20 216 (17.49%) Problem-Solving
21 215 (17.41%) Git (software)
22 213 (17.25%) JIRA
23 195 (15.79%) Configuration Management
24 194 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
25 192 (15.55%) Microsoft
26 183 (14.82%) CISSP
27 179 (14.49%) Kubernetes
28 168 (13.60%) 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 83 (6.72%) Tomcat
2 81 (6.56%) Apache
2 81 (6.56%) Confluence
3 51 (4.13%) Elasticsearch
4 49 (3.97%) Apache Spark
5 42 (3.40%) IIS
6 39 (3.16%) WebSphere
7 37 (3.00%) Cloud Foundry
8 24 (1.94%) Apache Solr
9 23 (1.86%) Anypoint
10 17 (1.38%) nginx
11 16 (1.30%) JBoss
11 16 (1.30%) SAS
12 15 (1.21%) MS Exchange
12 15 (1.21%) Mule
13 13 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
14 11 (0.89%) WebLogic
15 9 (0.73%) Oracle Service Bus
15 9 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 8 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.32%) SPSS
5 2 (0.16%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.16%) Stata
6 1 (0.081%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.32%) Ripple
3 3 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.16%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 398 (32.23%) Amazon AWS
2 270 (21.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 155 (12.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 123 (9.96%) SaaS
5 92 (7.45%) GitHub
6 69 (5.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 60 (4.86%) PaaS
8 56 (4.53%) AWS CloudFormation
9 40 (3.24%) Serverless
10 37 (3.00%) OpenShift
11 32 (2.59%) IaaS
12 30 (2.43%) Amazon S3
13 28 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
14 26 (2.11%) Datadog
15 24 (1.94%) Office 365
16 23 (1.86%) Amazon Kinesis
17 22 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
18 21 (1.70%) Slack
19 13 (1.05%) iPaaS
20 9 (0.73%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 257 (20.81%) Firewall
2 144 (11.66%) DNS
3 105 (8.50%) Network Security
4 88 (7.13%) TCP/IP
4 88 (7.13%) Wireshark
5 87 (7.04%) Intrusion Detection
6 65 (5.26%) LAN
7 64 (5.18%) HTTP
7 64 (5.18%) WAN
8 61 (4.94%) SSL
9 55 (4.45%) Wireless
10 52 (4.21%) DHCP
11 45 (3.64%) BGP
12 43 (3.48%) IPsec
13 37 (3.00%) SNMP
14 36 (2.91%) VPN
15 35 (2.83%) Internet
16 32 (2.59%) VoIP
17 29 (2.35%) WLAN
18 27 (2.19%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 103 (8.34%) NoSQL
3 82 (6.64%) Big Data
4 64 (5.18%) Hadoop
5 47 (3.81%) MySQL
6 42 (3.40%) SQL Server 2016
7 37 (3.00%) MongoDB
8 35 (2.83%) Oracle Database
9 34 (2.75%) Relational Database
10 32 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
11 31 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
12 29 (2.35%) HBase
13 28 (2.27%) Redis
14 22 (1.78%) Amazon Athena
14 22 (1.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 19 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
16 17 (1.38%) RDBMS
17 14 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 13 (1.05%) Apache Hive
18 13 (1.05%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 318 (25.75%) Jenkins
2 215 (17.41%) Git (software)
3 213 (17.25%) JIRA
4 119 (9.64%) Octopus Deploy
5 106 (8.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 103 (8.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 94 (7.61%) Maven
8 88 (7.13%) IBM UrbanCode
9 75 (6.07%) Sonatype Nexus
10 65 (5.26%) Subversion
11 64 (5.18%) Selenium
12 63 (5.10%) TeamCity
13 56 (4.53%) Cucumber
14 54 (4.37%) GoCD
15 52 (4.21%) JUnit
16 42 (3.40%) Travis CI
17 36 (2.91%) Vagrant
18 30 (2.43%) SonarQube
19 26 (2.11%) JMeter
20 24 (1.94%) Metasploit
General
1 338 (27.37%) Finance
2 139 (11.26%) Banking
3 112 (9.07%) Retail
4 31 (2.51%) Investment Banking
5 18 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 17 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 16 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.30%) Publishing
8 14 (1.13%) Financial Institution
9 11 (0.89%) Law
10 10 (0.81%) Retail Banking
11 9 (0.73%) Aerospace
12 7 (0.57%) Electronics
12 7 (0.57%) Games
12 7 (0.57%) Marketing
12 7 (0.57%) Military
13 5 (0.40%) Front Office
13 5 (0.40%) Legal
14 4 (0.32%) Advertising
14 4 (0.32%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 156 (12.63%) Analyst
2 146 (11.82%) Consultant
3 138 (11.17%) Developer
4 116 (9.39%) Security Engineer
5 113 (9.15%) DevOps Engineer
6 79 (6.40%) DevOps Consultant
7 72 (5.83%) Senior Consultant
8 70 (5.67%) Support Engineer
9 66 (5.34%) Senior DevOps
10 65 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
11 61 (4.94%) Applications Support
12 59 (4.78%) Architect
13 55 (4.45%) Security Analyst
14 54 (4.37%) Applications Engineer
14 54 (4.37%) Java Developer
15 53 (4.29%) Applications Support Engineer
16 52 (4.21%) Senior DevOps Consultant
17 42 (3.40%) SOC Analyst
18 41 (3.32%) SIEM Engineer
19 38 (3.08%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (13.44%) Elastic Stack
2 161 (13.04%) Web Services
3 104 (8.42%) Spring
4 88 (7.13%) Node.js
5 86 (6.96%) REST
6 77 (6.23%) .NET
7 64 (5.18%) HTML
7 64 (5.18%) JSON
7 64 (5.18%) Spring Boot
8 57 (4.62%) AngularJS
9 54 (4.37%) CSS
10 41 (3.32%) Middleware
11 38 (3.08%) React
12 37 (3.00%) RESTful
13 33 (2.67%) RabbitMQ
14 31 (2.51%) ASP.NET
15 29 (2.35%) JMS
15 29 (2.35%) Kafka
16 27 (2.19%) WebSphere MQ
17 26 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 194 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
2 118 (9.55%) Data Centre
3 111 (8.99%) Self-Motivation
4 72 (5.83%) Security Operations Centre
5 67 (5.43%) Management Information System
6 61 (4.94%) Cyberthreat
7 59 (4.78%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 56 (4.53%) Fintech
9 48 (3.89%) Mobile App
10 38 (3.08%) PKI
10 38 (3.08%) User Experience
11 36 (2.91%) Public Cloud
12 33 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
13 29 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
13 29 (2.35%) Mobile Banking
14 25 (2.02%) Cyber Defence
14 25 (2.02%) PlayStation
15 24 (1.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 23 (1.86%) CMDB
17 17 (1.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 395 (31.98%) Linux
2 381 (30.85%) Windows
3 159 (12.87%) Unix
4 154 (12.47%) Windows Server
5 78 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 73 (5.91%) CentOS
7 44 (3.56%) Windows 10
8 41 (3.32%) Ubuntu
9 32 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 31 (2.51%) Windows 7
10 31 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (2.02%) Mesosphere
12 22 (1.78%) Kali Linux
13 21 (1.70%) Mac OS X
14 15 (1.21%) DC/OS
15 14 (1.13%) Windows 8
15 14 (1.13%) Windows XP
16 10 (0.81%) Apple iOS
17 9 (0.73%) Solaris
18 6 (0.49%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 432 (34.98%) DevOps
2 320 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
3 303 (24.53%) SIEM
4 289 (23.40%) Cybersecurity
5 221 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
5 221 (17.89%) Information Security
6 216 (17.49%) Problem-Solving
7 195 (15.79%) Configuration Management
8 159 (12.87%) Continuous Delivery
9 156 (12.63%) ITIL
10 150 (12.15%) Security Operations
11 145 (11.74%) Analytics
12 132 (10.69%) Microservices
13 124 (10.04%) Mentoring
14 118 (9.55%) Open Source
15 111 (8.99%) Vulnerability Management
16 107 (8.66%) Deployment Automation
17 102 (8.26%) Data Loss Prevention
18 96 (7.77%) Continuous Improvement
19 94 (7.61%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 369 (29.88%) Python
2 282 (22.83%) PowerShell
3 277 (22.43%) Java
4 233 (18.87%) SQL
5 145 (11.74%) Bash Shell
6 85 (6.88%) JavaScript
7 83 (6.72%) Ruby
8 66 (5.34%) Java 8
9 59 (4.78%) C#
10 58 (4.70%) C
11 57 (4.62%) Perl
12 42 (3.40%) C++
13 39 (3.16%) Go
14 31 (2.51%) PHP
15 16 (1.30%) VBScript
16 14 (1.13%) Shell Script
17 13 (1.05%) R
17 13 (1.05%) Scala
18 11 (0.89%) VB
19 10 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 183 (14.82%) CISSP
2 156 (12.63%) Degree
3 139 (11.26%) Cisco Certification
4 79 (6.40%) CCNP
5 75 (6.07%) CCIE
6 66 (5.34%) CEH
7 62 (5.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 61 (4.94%) SSCP
9 55 (4.45%) Computer Science Degree
10 53 (4.29%) GCIH
10 53 (4.29%) SANS
11 52 (4.21%) CCNA
11 52 (4.21%) GIAC
12 50 (4.05%) GCIA
13 48 (3.89%) CISM
14 45 (3.64%) MCSE
15 41 (3.32%) GSEC
16 39 (3.16%) CISA
17 36 (2.91%) RHCE
18 32 (2.59%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (7.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (4.53%) QA
3 55 (4.45%) GDPR
4 42 (3.40%) Cyber Essentials
5 40 (3.24%) HIPAA
6 37 (3.00%) PCI DSS
7 31 (2.51%) Data Quality
8 24 (1.94%) SLA
9 21 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 17 (1.38%) COBIT
11 16 (1.30%) SAS 70
12 8 (0.65%) ISO 22301
13 6 (0.49%) GPG13
14 3 (0.24%) MiFID
15 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
15 2 (0.16%) NIST 800
15 2 (0.16%) PMO
16 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 289 (23.40%) Docker
2 146 (11.82%) Active Directory
3 91 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 60 (4.86%) Hyper-V
5 21 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (1.70%) VirtualBox
6 15 (1.21%) pfSense
7 13 (1.05%) DFS Replication
7 13 (1.05%) Snort
8 7 (0.57%) Squid
8 7 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.49%) etcd
10 5 (0.40%) Apache Flume
10 5 (0.40%) HDFS
10 5 (0.40%) KVM
11 4 (0.32%) SkyDNS
12 3 (0.24%) GFS2
13 2 (0.16%) GridGain
14 1 (0.081%) flannel
14 1 (0.081%) iptables
Systems Management
1 374 (30.28%) Ansible
2 316 (25.59%) Puppet
3 287 (23.24%) Opscode Chef
4 179 (14.49%) Kubernetes
5 159 (12.87%) Terraform
6 118 (9.55%) Nagios
7 97 (7.85%) Nessus
8 90 (7.29%) Consul
9 86 (6.96%) QRadar
10 66 (5.34%) Prometheus
10 66 (5.34%) SCOM
11 55 (4.45%) Rundeck
12 51 (4.13%) RSA Security Analytics
13 46 (3.72%) SCCM
14 42 (3.40%) McAfee ePO
15 38 (3.08%) Grafana
16 34 (2.75%) Packer
17 30 (2.43%) ZABBIX
18 28 (2.27%) Docker Swarm
19 25 (2.02%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 192 (15.55%) Microsoft
2 168 (13.60%) Cisco
3 140 (11.34%) VMware
4 123 (9.96%) AppDynamics
5 102 (8.26%) Red Hat
6 101 (8.18%) Symantec
7 96 (7.77%) Oracle
7 96 (7.77%) Qualys
8 89 (7.21%) ServiceNow
9 86 (6.96%) LogRhythm
10 85 (6.88%) ArcSight
11 79 (6.40%) CheckPoint
12 77 (6.23%) Palo Alto
13 76 (6.15%) Google
14 72 (5.83%) New Relic
15 71 (5.75%) McAfee
16 54 (4.37%) Delphix
16 54 (4.37%) RedGate
17 53 (4.29%) Dell
17 53 (4.29%) IBM