Period
to 12 April 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 12 April 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
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 417 433 391
Rank change year-on-year +16 -42 +39
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 517 774 1,168
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.63% 0.68% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 1.66% 1.67% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 355 545 712
10th Percentile £36,825 £40,000 £40,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £48,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
75th Percentile £81,250 £76,250 £78,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +11.70%

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 31,134 46,417 61,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.73% 40.89% 41.56%
Number of salaries quoted 23,311 36,035 47,928
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,750
25th Percentile £39,399 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £51,949 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.06% +3.90% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,540 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% - +5.88%

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 12 April 2021.

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 12 April 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 +7 475 £65,000 +8.33% 88
UK excluding London +24 291 £55,000 +4.76% 43
London -11 196 £75,000 +4.53% 45
South West +47 87 £35,000 -20.00% 2
Work from Home -71 66 £60,000 +26.32% 17
North of England +43 55 £60,000 +19.70% 18
South East -13 54 £57,500 +9.52% 10
East of England +76 40 £70,000 +36.59% 4
Yorkshire +30 37 £60,000 +19.70% 10
Midlands +11 31 £52,500 +10.53% 8
West Midlands +12 27 £52,500 +10.53% 6
Scotland -31 23 £69,000 +10.40% 1
North West +17 15 £53,750 -6.52% 6
East Midlands +21 4 £42,500 - 2
North East - 3 £60,000 - 2
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 12 April 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.

1 221 (42.75%) AWS
2 187 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (36.17%) Linux
3 181 (35.01%) DevOps
4 176 (34.04%) Python
5 149 (28.82%) SIEM
6 146 (28.24%) Azure
7 145 (28.05%) Kubernetes
8 134 (25.92%) Docker
9 123 (23.79%) Firewall
10 120 (23.21%) Java
11 119 (23.02%) Ansible
11 119 (23.02%) Terraform
12 108 (20.89%) Cybersecurity
12 108 (20.89%) Windows
13 91 (17.60%) Jenkins
14 86 (16.63%) SQL
15 85 (16.44%) Microsoft
16 83 (16.05%) Elastic Stack
17 80 (15.47%) Bash Shell
18 78 (15.09%) Git (software)
19 77 (14.89%) PowerShell
20 75 (14.51%) Finance
21 72 (13.93%) Analytics
22 70 (13.54%) Problem-Solving
23 69 (13.35%) Puppet
23 69 (13.35%) JIRA
24 67 (12.96%) Security Cleared
25 65 (12.57%) Configuration Management
26 63 (12.19%) Microservices

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 22 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (3.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (3.29%) Confluence
4 15 (2.90%) Apache Spark
5 12 (2.32%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.35%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.16%) Apache
8 5 (0.97%) nginx
9 3 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.39%) IIS
10 2 (0.39%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.19%) JBoss
11 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.19%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.16%) Gephi
3 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.13%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 221 (42.75%) AWS
2 146 (28.24%) Azure
3 54 (10.44%) GCP
4 46 (8.90%) IaaS
5 44 (8.51%) Serverless
6 42 (8.12%) PaaS
7 39 (7.54%) SaaS
8 35 (6.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 31 (6.00%) AWS Lambda
10 30 (5.80%) Microsoft 365
11 28 (5.42%) AWS CloudFormation
12 22 (4.26%) OpenShift
13 20 (3.87%) Amazon EC2
14 15 (2.90%) Amazon S3
14 15 (2.90%) AWS CodePipeline
15 13 (2.51%) Datadog
15 13 (2.51%) GitHub
16 12 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
17 9 (1.74%) BrowserStack
18 8 (1.55%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (23.79%) Firewall
2 44 (8.51%) Network Security
3 42 (8.12%) Intrusion Detection
4 34 (6.58%) DNS
4 34 (6.58%) TCP/IP
5 27 (5.22%) WAN
6 26 (5.03%) Internet
6 26 (5.03%) LAN
7 24 (4.64%) SSL
8 23 (4.45%) VPN
9 21 (4.06%) HTTP
10 18 (3.48%) OSPF
11 15 (2.90%) BGP
12 14 (2.71%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (2.71%) Wireshark
13 12 (2.32%) SMTP
14 11 (2.13%) MPLS
14 11 (2.13%) Wireless
15 10 (1.93%) DHCP
15 10 (1.93%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.00%) Big Data
3 29 (5.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 28 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (4.26%) NoSQL
6 21 (4.06%) Relational Database
7 18 (3.48%) Hadoop
7 18 (3.48%) MongoDB
8 16 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (1.93%) GIS
11 8 (1.55%) Apache Hive
12 7 (1.35%) Couchbase
13 6 (1.16%) Impala
13 6 (1.16%) InfluxDB
14 5 (0.97%) MySQL
14 5 (0.97%) Power BI
14 5 (0.97%) Tableau
15 4 (0.77%) Data Mining
15 4 (0.77%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 91 (17.60%) Jenkins
2 78 (15.09%) Git (software)
3 69 (13.35%) JIRA
4 30 (5.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 28 (5.42%) Bitbucket
6 24 (4.64%) Maven
6 24 (4.64%) TeamCity
7 23 (4.45%) GitLab
8 18 (3.48%) Sonatype Nexus
9 17 (3.29%) GoCD
9 17 (3.29%) JUnit
10 15 (2.90%) Postman
10 15 (2.90%) Selenium
11 12 (2.32%) JMeter
12 11 (2.13%) Cucumber
12 11 (2.13%) Pylint
12 11 (2.13%) Sourcetree
13 10 (1.93%) Newman
13 10 (1.93%) Octopus Deploy
13 10 (1.93%) SonarQube
General
1 75 (14.51%) Finance
2 37 (7.16%) Marketing
3 33 (6.38%) Games
4 32 (6.19%) Banking
5 30 (5.80%) Public Sector
6 23 (4.45%) Investment Banking
7 17 (3.29%) Retail
8 13 (2.51%) Legal
9 10 (1.93%) Electronics
9 10 (1.93%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.55%) Aerospace
11 6 (1.16%) Law
11 6 (1.16%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.77%) Automotive
13 3 (0.58%) French Language
13 3 (0.58%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.39%) Billing
14 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.39%) Publishing
15 1 (0.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 73 (14.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 70 (13.54%) Analyst
3 52 (10.06%) Developer
4 51 (9.86%) Consultant
5 38 (7.35%) Security Engineer
6 32 (6.19%) Cloud Engineer
7 31 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
8 28 (5.42%) Splunk Consultant
9 27 (5.22%) Architect
9 27 (5.22%) Platform Engineer
9 27 (5.22%) SOC Analyst
10 24 (4.64%) Business Intelligence Specialist
10 24 (4.64%) Java Developer
11 23 (4.45%) Senior DevOps
11 23 (4.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 22 (4.26%) Splunk Engineer
13 20 (3.87%) AWS Engineer
13 20 (3.87%) Azure Engineer
13 20 (3.87%) Senior Consultant
14 19 (3.68%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (16.05%) Elastic Stack
2 53 (10.25%) Web Services
3 32 (6.19%) Spring
4 29 (5.61%) Kafka
5 27 (5.22%) .NET
6 19 (3.68%) AngularJS
7 18 (3.48%) LDAP
8 17 (3.29%) React
9 15 (2.90%) CSS
9 15 (2.90%) HTML
10 13 (2.51%) ActiveMQ
11 12 (2.32%) Redux
11 12 (2.32%) RESTful
12 11 (2.13%) Apache Camel
12 11 (2.13%) J2EE
12 11 (2.13%) Lambda Expressions
12 11 (2.13%) Pandas
12 11 (2.13%) pytest
12 11 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (1.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 29 (5.61%) Management Information System
4 26 (5.03%) Public Cloud
4 26 (5.03%) User Experience
5 24 (4.64%) Security Operations Centre
6 20 (3.87%) Cyberthreat
7 19 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (3.29%) Linux Command Line
9 16 (3.09%) Analytical Mindset
10 13 (2.51%) Hybrid Cloud
11 11 (2.13%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 11 (2.13%) Cyberattack
12 10 (1.93%) NHS
12 10 (1.93%) Private Cloud
12 10 (1.93%) Virtual Team
13 9 (1.74%) Online Games
14 8 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 6 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 5 (0.97%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 187 (36.17%) Linux
2 108 (20.89%) Windows
3 44 (8.51%) Unix
4 23 (4.45%) Windows Server
5 21 (4.06%) CentOS
6 15 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.97%) Kali Linux
8 5 (0.97%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.77%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.19%) Debian
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (35.01%) DevOps
3 149 (28.82%) SIEM
4 108 (20.89%) Cybersecurity
5 72 (13.93%) Analytics
6 70 (13.54%) Problem-Solving
7 65 (12.57%) Configuration Management
8 63 (12.19%) Microservices
9 60 (11.61%) Infrastructure as Code
10 58 (11.22%) Information Security
10 58 (11.22%) Security Operations
10 58 (11.22%) Test Automation
11 47 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 46 (8.90%) Software Engineering
13 42 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
14 41 (7.93%) Scrum
15 37 (7.16%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 36 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
17 35 (6.77%) Use Case
18 34 (6.58%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 176 (34.04%) Python
2 120 (23.21%) Java
3 86 (16.63%) SQL
4 80 (15.47%) Bash Shell
5 77 (14.89%) PowerShell
6 50 (9.67%) C#
7 43 (8.32%) Perl
8 40 (7.74%) JavaScript
9 28 (5.42%) Go
9 28 (5.42%) Ruby
10 25 (4.84%) Shell Script
11 24 (4.64%) C
12 12 (2.32%) Java 8
13 9 (1.74%) CoffeeScript
14 8 (1.55%) VBA
15 7 (1.35%) C++
15 7 (1.35%) R
16 6 (1.16%) Groovy
16 6 (1.16%) TypeScript
16 6 (1.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 67 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 48 (9.28%) SC Cleared
3 46 (8.90%) CISSP
3 46 (8.90%) Degree
4 32 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (4.26%) CEH
5 22 (4.26%) GIAC
6 16 (3.09%) CCNP
7 15 (2.90%) CISM
7 15 (2.90%) CompTIA Security+
7 15 (2.90%) DV Cleared
7 15 (2.90%) GCIH
7 15 (2.90%) OSCP
7 15 (2.90%) SANS
8 14 (2.71%) CCNA
9 12 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (2.13%) CCIE
11 10 (1.93%) MCSE
12 9 (1.74%) CISA
13 8 (1.55%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.29%) NIST
2 15 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.71%) QA
4 13 (2.51%) PCI DSS
5 12 (2.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (1.93%) HIPAA
7 6 (1.16%) GDPR
7 6 (1.16%) SLA
8 5 (0.97%) HMG Infosec
8 5 (0.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 5 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (0.97%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (0.39%) NCSC
10 1 (0.19%) COBIT
10 1 (0.19%) GRC
10 1 (0.19%) ITGC
System Software
1 134 (25.92%) Docker
2 33 (6.38%) Active Directory
3 22 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (3.68%) KVM
5 9 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (1.55%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 7 (1.35%) LXC
7 7 (1.35%) Snort
8 6 (1.16%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.97%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.97%) Squid
10 4 (0.77%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.39%) HDFS
12 2 (0.39%) OpenAM
12 2 (0.39%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.39%) vSphere
12 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 145 (28.05%) Kubernetes
2 119 (23.02%) Ansible
2 119 (23.02%) Terraform
3 69 (13.35%) Puppet
4 46 (8.90%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (8.90%) Prometheus
5 42 (8.12%) Grafana
6 31 (6.00%) QRadar
7 21 (4.06%) Demisto
8 19 (3.68%) CFEngine
8 19 (3.68%) Nagios
9 14 (2.71%) Nessus
10 12 (2.32%) SCCM
11 10 (1.93%) EMC NetWorker
11 10 (1.93%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (1.93%) Kibana
11 10 (1.93%) Rancher
11 10 (1.93%) Rundeck
11 10 (1.93%) Suricata
11 10 (1.93%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 85 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 55 (10.64%) LogRhythm
3 50 (9.67%) Cisco
4 40 (7.74%) Oracle
5 34 (6.58%) Google
6 33 (6.38%) ServiceNow
7 30 (5.80%) VMware
8 28 (5.42%) ArcSight
9 27 (5.22%) AppDynamics
10 26 (5.03%) CheckPoint
10 26 (5.03%) Palo Alto
11 24 (4.64%) Red Hat
12 22 (4.26%) McAfee
12 22 (4.26%) SolarWinds
13 20 (3.87%) Blue Coat
13 20 (3.87%) Dynatrace
14 19 (3.68%) Symantec
15 15 (2.90%) Atlassian
15 15 (2.90%) FireEye
16 14 (2.71%) CyberArk