Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 447 578 659
Rank change year-on-year +131 +81 +346
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 1167 872 739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.44% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 1.49% 1.00% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 822 743 561
UK median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +11.11%

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 78363 87307 100566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.53% 44.37% 46.43%
Number of salaries quoted 60937 70984 81235
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 23 August 2017.

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 23 August 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 +141 1050 £60,000 - 64
London +106 745 £65,000 +4.00% 33
UK excluding London +108 387 £47,500 -9.52% 32
North of England +18 111 £45,000 - 13
South East +39 88 £58,000 +0.87% 6
Yorkshire +19 73 £45,000 +23.29% 9
Scotland +45 71 £41,500 -20.95%
East of England +10 44 £45,000 -14.29% 6
South West +15 37 £55,000 +10.00% 3
North West -24 26 £44,500 -11.00% 3
Midlands +46 23 £52,500 -4.55% 3
West Midlands +30 20 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Wales +14 12 £34,250 -14.38% 1
North East - 12 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands +17 3 £60,000 +9.09%
Northern Ireland - 1 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 473 (40.53%) Linux
2 396 (33.93%) Finance
3 374 (32.05%) Windows
4 351 (30.08%) Python
5 314 (26.91%) SQL
6 302 (25.88%) Java
7 278 (23.82%) DevOps
8 244 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
9 243 (20.82%) SQL Server
10 239 (20.48%) Amazon AWS
11 237 (20.31%) Banking
12 225 (19.28%) Puppet
13 205 (17.57%) SIEM
14 196 (16.80%) Perl
15 194 (16.62%) .NET
16 193 (16.54%) Firewall
17 184 (15.77%) Ansible
17 184 (15.77%) Docker
18 179 (15.34%) PowerShell
19 178 (15.25%) Jenkins
19 178 (15.25%) Microsoft
20 177 (15.17%) Unix
21 174 (14.91%) Active Directory
22 171 (14.65%) ITIL
23 163 (13.97%) Microsoft Azure
24 159 (13.62%) Opscode Chef
25 157 (13.45%) Git (software)
26 151 (12.94%) Degree
27 148 (12.68%) Analytics
27 148 (12.68%) Security Monitoring

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 80 (6.86%) IIS
2 68 (5.83%) Elasticsearch
3 62 (5.31%) Apache
4 59 (5.06%) Confluence
5 43 (3.68%) Apache Spark
6 29 (2.49%) OpenStack
7 23 (1.97%) JBoss
8 22 (1.89%) Tomcat
9 21 (1.80%) SharePoint
10 20 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
11 19 (1.63%) MS Exchange
12 18 (1.54%) WebLogic
13 14 (1.20%) NServiceBus
14 11 (0.94%) Apache Pig
15 10 (0.86%) Apache TomEE
15 10 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (0.77%) WebSphere
17 8 (0.69%) SAS
18 7 (0.60%) FileNet
19 6 (0.51%) Alfresco
Applications
1 27 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.94%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (0.60%) Campfire
5 6 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.43%) HipChat
6 5 (0.43%) S-PLUS
6 5 (0.43%) SPSS
6 5 (0.43%) Stata
7 3 (0.26%) GIMP
8 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.26%) SessionCam
3 1 (0.086%) assyst
3 1 (0.086%) BASE24
3 1 (0.086%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.086%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.086%) Postilion
3 1 (0.086%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 239 (20.48%) Amazon AWS
2 163 (13.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (6.77%) IaaS
4 71 (6.08%) SaaS
5 60 (5.14%) GitHub
6 58 (4.97%) PaaS
7 46 (3.94%) Sumo Logic
8 34 (2.91%) Google Cloud Platform
9 29 (2.49%) Azure Active Directory
10 28 (2.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 25 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
12 20 (1.71%) Slack
13 19 (1.63%) Bluemix
13 19 (1.63%) IBM Cloud
14 18 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
15 17 (1.46%) Loggly
16 14 (1.20%) OpenShift
17 13 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
17 13 (1.11%) Force.com
17 13 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 193 (16.54%) Firewall
2 105 (9.00%) DNS
3 72 (6.17%) Network Security
4 67 (5.74%) Internet
5 59 (5.06%) VPN
6 50 (4.28%) TCP/IP
7 47 (4.03%) WAN
8 40 (3.43%) SSL
9 39 (3.34%) Cisco ASA
10 32 (2.74%) LAN
11 31 (2.66%) Intrusion Detection
12 30 (2.57%) SAN
13 24 (2.06%) HTTP
14 23 (1.97%) LDAP
15 22 (1.89%) DMZ
16 21 (1.80%) DHCP
17 14 (1.20%) VoIP
17 14 (1.20%) Wireless
18 12 (1.03%) FTP
18 12 (1.03%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (20.82%) SQL Server
2 126 (10.80%) Big Data
3 109 (9.34%) MySQL
4 85 (7.28%) NoSQL
5 84 (7.20%) MongoDB
6 76 (6.51%) Hadoop
7 62 (5.31%) Relational Database
8 38 (3.26%) Event Store
9 33 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 33 (2.83%) Redis
10 28 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
11 25 (2.14%) Apache Hive
12 24 (2.06%) SQL Server 2016
12 24 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 21 (1.80%) Riak
14 15 (1.29%) KDB
15 14 (1.20%) Oracle Database
15 14 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 13 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (1.03%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 178 (15.25%) Jenkins
2 157 (13.45%) Git (software)
3 102 (8.74%) JIRA
4 70 (6.00%) TeamCity
5 57 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 44 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 44 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
7 36 (3.08%) Maven
8 35 (3.00%) Grunt
9 29 (2.49%) Subversion
10 27 (2.31%) gulp
10 27 (2.31%) Visual Studio
11 25 (2.14%) Bower
12 24 (2.06%) Artifactory
12 24 (2.06%) Selenium
13 22 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
14 20 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
15 19 (1.63%) JUnit
15 19 (1.63%) Vagrant
16 15 (1.29%) Cucumber
General
1 396 (33.93%) Finance
2 237 (20.31%) Banking
3 79 (6.77%) Investment Banking
4 71 (6.08%) Retail
5 63 (5.40%) Retail Banking
6 62 (5.31%) Law
7 58 (4.97%) Telecoms
8 39 (3.34%) Legal
9 23 (1.97%) Front Office
10 22 (1.89%) Marketing
11 14 (1.20%) Back Office
12 11 (0.94%) Advertising
12 11 (0.94%) Games
13 9 (0.77%) Billing
14 8 (0.69%) Digital Economy
14 8 (0.69%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.43%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.43%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.43%) Publishing
16 4 (0.34%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 175 (15.00%) Analyst
2 151 (12.94%) Consultant
3 118 (10.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 114 (9.77%) Developer
5 107 (9.17%) Security Consultant
6 101 (8.65%) Security Engineer
7 84 (7.20%) Cloud Engineer
8 74 (6.34%) Architect
9 73 (6.26%) Support Analyst
10 68 (5.83%) Linux Engineer
11 64 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 61 (5.23%) Applications Support
13 57 (4.88%) Security Analyst
14 56 (4.80%) AWS Engineer
14 56 (4.80%) Splunk Consultant
15 46 (3.94%) Desktop Engineer
15 46 (3.94%) Desktop Support
15 46 (3.94%) Linux Consultant
16 43 (3.68%) Administrator
17 40 (3.43%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (16.62%) .NET
2 114 (9.77%) XML
3 113 (9.68%) Elastic Stack
4 75 (6.43%) HTML
5 74 (6.34%) Web Services
6 52 (4.46%) SailPoint
7 44 (3.77%) Node.js
8 39 (3.34%) SOAP
9 35 (3.00%) Kafka
10 34 (2.91%) Spring
11 33 (2.83%) AngularJS
11 33 (2.83%) CSS
12 32 (2.74%) ActiveMQ
13 30 (2.57%) REST
14 28 (2.40%) RESTful
14 28 (2.40%) Sensu
15 27 (2.31%) HTML5
16 26 (2.23%) Middleware
17 22 (1.89%) jQuery
18 20 (1.71%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 113 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (7.88%) Fintech
3 71 (6.08%) Computer Science
4 66 (5.66%) User Experience
5 62 (5.31%) Management Information System
6 61 (5.23%) Data Centre
7 48 (4.11%) Public Cloud
8 41 (3.51%) Clustering
9 35 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
10 32 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 28 (2.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 26 (2.23%) Hybrid Cloud
13 24 (2.06%) Security Operations Centre
14 15 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
15 14 (1.20%) Cyber Attack
16 13 (1.11%) NHS
17 12 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
17 12 (1.03%) PKI
18 11 (0.94%) Algorithms
19 8 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 473 (40.53%) Linux
2 374 (32.05%) Windows
3 177 (15.17%) Unix
4 126 (10.80%) Windows Server
5 83 (7.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 61 (5.23%) CentOS
7 47 (4.03%) Solaris
8 37 (3.17%) AIX
9 34 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (1.71%) HPUX
11 17 (1.46%) Ubuntu
12 15 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (1.11%) Debian
14 9 (0.77%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.69%) Apple iOS
16 7 (0.60%) Android
16 7 (0.60%) FreeBSD
16 7 (0.60%) SUSE
17 5 (0.43%) CoreOS
17 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (23.82%) DevOps
2 244 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
3 205 (17.57%) SIEM
4 171 (14.65%) ITIL
5 148 (12.68%) Analytics
5 148 (12.68%) Security Monitoring
6 147 (12.60%) Information Security
7 144 (12.34%) Cybersecurity
8 142 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
9 134 (11.48%) High Availability
10 118 (10.11%) Continuous Delivery
11 111 (9.51%) Project Management
12 109 (9.34%) Security Operations
13 104 (8.91%) Configuration Management
14 98 (8.40%) Root Cause Analysis
15 96 (8.23%) Performance Management
16 95 (8.14%) Data Analytics
17 87 (7.46%) Process Improvement
18 79 (6.77%) Scrum
19 78 (6.68%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 351 (30.08%) Python
2 314 (26.91%) SQL
3 302 (25.88%) Java
4 196 (16.80%) Perl
5 179 (15.34%) PowerShell
6 131 (11.23%) Bash Shell
7 128 (10.97%) JavaScript
8 120 (10.28%) Ruby
9 102 (8.74%) C#
10 96 (8.23%) T-SQL
11 76 (6.51%) Shell Script
12 42 (3.60%) PHP
13 38 (3.26%) VB.NET
14 35 (3.00%) C++
15 31 (2.66%) Bourne shell
15 31 (2.66%) Korn
16 29 (2.49%) C
17 24 (2.06%) Go
17 24 (2.06%) VB
18 22 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 151 (12.94%) Degree
2 147 (12.60%) CISSP
3 124 (10.63%) CISM
4 78 (6.68%) GIAC
5 72 (6.17%) CISA
6 55 (4.71%) GSEC
7 53 (4.54%) GISF
8 50 (4.28%) Security Cleared
9 36 (3.08%) SC Cleared
10 29 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
10 29 (2.49%) CompTIA Security+
10 29 (2.49%) Security+ Certification
11 24 (2.06%) CEH
11 24 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
12 22 (1.89%) RHCE
12 22 (1.89%) RHCSA
13 20 (1.71%) DV Cleared
13 20 (1.71%) RHCA
14 19 (1.63%) SANS
15 18 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.48%) PCI DSS
2 46 (3.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (2.74%) SLA
4 31 (2.66%) QA
5 28 (2.40%) SEPA
6 9 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (0.69%) SSAE 16
8 6 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (0.43%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.43%) ISO 8583
9 5 (0.43%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.17%) FIPS 140-2
11 2 (0.17%) GCP
11 2 (0.17%) GDPR
11 2 (0.17%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.17%) PMO
12 1 (0.086%) HIPAA
System Software
1 184 (15.77%) Docker
2 174 (14.91%) Active Directory
3 58 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (2.74%) Snort
5 24 (2.06%) vSphere
6 20 (1.71%) Hyper-V
6 20 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
8 14 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (1.11%) LXC
10 12 (1.03%) XenApp
11 10 (0.86%) KVM
12 7 (0.60%) Apache Flume
13 5 (0.43%) NFS
13 5 (0.43%) VirtualBox
14 4 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 4 (0.34%) GPFS
14 4 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 4 (0.34%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 225 (19.28%) Puppet
2 184 (15.77%) Ansible
3 159 (13.62%) Opscode Chef
4 138 (11.83%) Nagios
5 112 (9.60%) Nessus
6 69 (5.91%) Kubernetes
7 68 (5.83%) McAfee ePO
8 61 (5.23%) SCCM
9 56 (4.80%) Grafana
10 54 (4.63%) Opsview
11 49 (4.20%) ZABBIX
12 43 (3.68%) Rundeck
13 40 (3.43%) QRadar
14 35 (3.00%) Terraform
15 30 (2.57%) WSUS
16 28 (2.40%) PowerBroker
17 25 (2.14%) Docker Swarm
17 25 (2.14%) Salt
18 24 (2.06%) Nexpose
19 23 (1.97%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 178 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 115 (9.85%) Oracle
3 108 (9.25%) Red Hat
3 108 (9.25%) VMware
4 91 (7.80%) McAfee
5 90 (7.71%) Cisco
6 85 (7.28%) LogRhythm
7 82 (7.03%) AppDynamics
8 79 (6.77%) Palo Alto
9 75 (6.43%) CyberArk
9 75 (6.43%) New Relic
10 72 (6.17%) ArcSight
11 62 (5.31%) IBM
12 60 (5.14%) Qualys
12 60 (5.14%) Symantec
13 55 (4.71%) AlienVault
13 55 (4.71%) Google
13 55 (4.71%) SolarWinds
14 52 (4.46%) Aveksa
15 48 (4.11%) CheckPoint