Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 363 395 455
Rank change year-on-year +32 +60 +125
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 1,207 1,334 1,174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.86% 0.81% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 2.01% 1.87% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 720 833 820
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +3.90% +0.43%
10th Percentile £33,750 £38,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% -7.32%

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 60,008 71,323 78,427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.86% 43.14% 44.64%
Number of salaries quoted 45,620 55,201 60,710
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

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 September 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 23 September 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 +27 1,077 £57,500 -4.17% 117
London +9 603 £67,500 - 45
UK excluding London +48 589 £50,000 -9.09% 77
South East +49 159 £57,750 +0.43% 31
South West +125 140 £45,000 -25.00% 12
Scotland +28 110 £37,500 -42.31% 2
Midlands +68 68 £50,000 -21.57% 11
North of England -48 56 £57,500 +15.00% 14
East of England -38 46 £50,000 - 4
West Midlands +51 40 £47,500 -29.63% 10
East Midlands +36 28 £55,000 -10.20% 1
North West -10 27 £57,500 - 4
Yorkshire -30 25 £57,500 +21.05% 9
North East +19 4 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Wales +1 3 £44,000 -26.67% 3
Channel Islands - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 512 (42.42%) Python
2 510 (42.25%) Linux
3 393 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
3 393 (32.56%) DevOps
4 380 (31.48%) AWS
5 371 (30.74%) Cybersecurity
6 367 (30.41%) Windows
7 321 (26.59%) Azure
8 318 (26.35%) SIEM
9 296 (24.52%) Ansible
10 292 (24.19%) Java
11 281 (23.28%) Finance
12 260 (21.54%) Unix
13 254 (21.04%) Jenkins
14 250 (20.71%) Continuous Integration
15 248 (20.55%) Degree
16 245 (20.30%) Information Security
17 234 (19.39%) Security Operations
18 219 (18.14%) PowerShell
19 213 (17.65%) JavaScript
20 211 (17.48%) JIRA
20 211 (17.48%) Bash Shell
20 211 (17.48%) Problem-Solving
21 208 (17.23%) Elastic Stack
22 203 (16.82%) Git (software)
23 202 (16.74%) Docker
23 202 (16.74%) Terraform
24 201 (16.65%) Opscode Chef
25 198 (16.40%) SQL
26 193 (15.99%) GCP

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 93 (7.71%) Apache Spark
2 66 (5.47%) Confluence
3 54 (4.47%) SharePoint
4 52 (4.31%) Elasticsearch
5 41 (3.40%) IIS
6 38 (3.15%) Tomcat
7 28 (2.32%) Apache
8 19 (1.57%) Apache Solr
9 17 (1.41%) CMS
10 14 (1.16%) nginx
11 10 (0.83%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 9 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
12 9 (0.75%) Headless CMS
13 6 (0.50%) Apache Airflow
13 6 (0.50%) Mule
13 6 (0.50%) WordPress
14 5 (0.41%) Jupyter
14 5 (0.41%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (0.58%) Gephi
2 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.083%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.083%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.083%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.083%) Revit
5 1 (0.083%) SPSS
5 1 (0.083%) Stata
Business Applications
1 14 (1.16%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.25%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.17%) Sonata
4 1 (0.083%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.083%) Magento
4 1 (0.083%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 380 (31.48%) AWS
2 321 (26.59%) Azure
3 193 (15.99%) GCP
4 86 (7.13%) Serverless
5 81 (6.71%) SaaS
6 67 (5.55%) Amazon S3
7 66 (5.47%) AWS Lambda
7 66 (5.47%) Office 365
8 64 (5.30%) PaaS
9 63 (5.22%) Amazon ECS
9 63 (5.22%) AWS CloudFormation
10 56 (4.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 53 (4.39%) Amazon Kinesis
12 43 (3.56%) Amazon EC2
12 43 (3.56%) Azure Stack
12 43 (3.56%) OneDrive
13 34 (2.82%) Datadog
14 33 (2.73%) IaaS
15 31 (2.57%) GitHub
16 17 (1.41%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 157 (13.01%) DNS
2 147 (12.18%) TCP/IP
3 143 (11.85%) Firewall
4 93 (7.71%) Network Security
5 85 (7.04%) DHCP
6 54 (4.47%) VPN
7 51 (4.23%) Internet
8 48 (3.98%) NetScaler
9 44 (3.65%) Skype
10 39 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
11 37 (3.07%) HTTP
12 36 (2.98%) Intrusion Detection
13 29 (2.40%) DMZ
14 26 (2.15%) Wireless
15 25 (2.07%) SSL
16 21 (1.74%) Cisco ISE
16 21 (1.74%) WAN
17 20 (1.66%) Cisco Wireless
18 18 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
19 16 (1.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (9.78%) Big Data
2 96 (7.95%) SQL Server
3 69 (5.72%) Apache Hive
4 61 (5.05%) Impala
5 59 (4.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 52 (4.31%) Amazon Athena
7 47 (3.89%) NoSQL
8 45 (3.73%) Hadoop
9 27 (2.24%) MongoDB
10 25 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
10 25 (2.07%) HBase
10 25 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
11 24 (1.99%) BigQuery
11 24 (1.99%) Flink
11 24 (1.99%) MySQL
12 21 (1.74%) Relational Database
13 18 (1.49%) Redis
14 12 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
15 11 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
15 11 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 254 (21.04%) Jenkins
2 211 (17.48%) JIRA
3 203 (16.82%) Git (software)
4 116 (9.61%) IBM UrbanCode
5 104 (8.62%) Octopus Deploy
6 88 (7.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 74 (6.13%) JUnit
8 73 (6.05%) Selenium
9 67 (5.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 66 (5.47%) Maven
11 59 (4.89%) Subversion
11 59 (4.89%) TeamCity
12 54 (4.47%) GoCD
13 52 (4.31%) Visual Studio
14 48 (3.98%) Bitbucket
15 45 (3.73%) Bitbucket Server
16 42 (3.48%) git-flow
16 42 (3.48%) TestRail
16 42 (3.48%) Zephyr
17 38 (3.15%) PhantomJS
General
1 281 (23.28%) Finance
2 94 (7.79%) Banking
3 73 (6.05%) Law
4 58 (4.81%) Retail
5 28 (2.32%) Public Sector
6 26 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.82%) Marketing
8 14 (1.16%) Legal
9 13 (1.08%) Advertising
9 13 (1.08%) Electronics
9 13 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.75%) Back Office
11 8 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.58%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.58%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.50%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.50%) Games
14 3 (0.25%) French Language
15 2 (0.17%) German Language
15 2 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 213 (17.65%) Analyst
2 208 (17.23%) Consultant
3 145 (12.01%) DevOps Engineer
4 122 (10.11%) Developer
5 120 (9.94%) Security Analyst
6 91 (7.54%) Security Engineer
7 88 (7.29%) Senior DevOps
8 80 (6.63%) DevOps Consultant
9 62 (5.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 62 (5.14%) Java Developer
10 57 (4.72%) Senior Consultant
11 54 (4.47%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 52 (4.31%) Data Consultant
13 49 (4.06%) Senior DevOps Consultant
14 41 (3.40%) Splunk Consultant
15 37 (3.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 37 (3.07%) Software Engineer
16 36 (2.98%) SOC Analyst
17 35 (2.90%) Senior Developer
18 34 (2.82%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (17.23%) Elastic Stack
2 130 (10.77%) Node.js
3 110 (9.11%) HTML
4 99 (8.20%) Web Services
5 94 (7.79%) Kafka
6 93 (7.71%) CSS
7 81 (6.71%) Spring
8 62 (5.14%) AngularJS
9 60 (4.97%) JSON
10 57 (4.72%) REST
11 54 (4.47%) RESTful
12 44 (3.65%) React
13 38 (3.15%) SailPoint
14 37 (3.07%) XML
15 32 (2.65%) LDAP
16 28 (2.32%) J2EE
17 25 (2.07%) .NET
17 25 (2.07%) ActiveMQ
18 22 (1.82%) Apache Camel
19 20 (1.66%) Apache Beam
Miscellaneous
1 189 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
2 163 (13.50%) Management Information System
3 85 (7.04%) Security Operations Centre
4 71 (5.88%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 63 (5.22%) Data Centre
6 52 (4.31%) Greenfield Project
7 45 (3.73%) Public Cloud
8 44 (3.65%) Analytical Mindset
9 35 (2.90%) Cyberthreat
10 34 (2.82%) PlayStation
11 29 (2.40%) Virtual Team
12 28 (2.32%) User Experience
13 24 (1.99%) Mobile Banking
14 20 (1.66%) Linux Command Line
14 20 (1.66%) Mobile App
15 19 (1.57%) Cloud Native
16 14 (1.16%) PKI
17 13 (1.08%) Internet of Things
17 13 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
18 12 (0.99%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 510 (42.25%) Linux
2 367 (30.41%) Windows
3 260 (21.54%) Unix
4 84 (6.96%) Windows Server
5 44 (3.65%) Mac OS
5 44 (3.65%) Solaris
6 34 (2.82%) Mesosphere
7 31 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (1.41%) CentOS
9 13 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (0.99%) Kali Linux
11 10 (0.83%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.50%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.50%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.25%) Android
15 2 (0.17%) DC/OS
15 2 (0.17%) Debian
15 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
1 393 (32.56%) DevOps
2 371 (30.74%) Cybersecurity
3 318 (26.35%) SIEM
4 250 (20.71%) Continuous Integration
5 245 (20.30%) Information Security
6 234 (19.39%) Security Operations
7 211 (17.48%) Problem-Solving
8 188 (15.58%) Analytics
9 168 (13.92%) Continuous Delivery
10 151 (12.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 149 (12.34%) Infrastructure as Code
12 148 (12.26%) ITIL
13 145 (12.01%) Microservices
14 131 (10.85%) Scrum
15 118 (9.78%) Machine Learning
16 115 (9.53%) Mentoring
17 112 (9.28%) Software Engineering
17 112 (9.28%) Vulnerability Management
18 107 (8.86%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 512 (42.42%) Python
2 292 (24.19%) Java
3 219 (18.14%) PowerShell
4 213 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 211 (17.48%) Bash Shell
6 198 (16.40%) SQL
7 87 (7.21%) C
8 85 (7.04%) Ruby
9 84 (6.96%) Perl
10 81 (6.71%) Go
11 80 (6.63%) C++
12 67 (5.55%) Java 8
13 64 (5.30%) C#
14 59 (4.89%) PHP
15 50 (4.14%) R
16 15 (1.24%) Groovy
16 15 (1.24%) Shell Script
17 14 (1.16%) T-SQL
18 12 (0.99%) Kotlin
19 10 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 248 (20.55%) Degree
2 117 (9.69%) CISSP
3 81 (6.71%) Cisco Certification
4 69 (5.72%) Security Cleared
5 59 (4.89%) CISM
6 54 (4.47%) CISA
7 52 (4.31%) MCP
8 46 (3.81%) RHCE
9 45 (3.73%) CCNA
9 45 (3.73%) GIAC
10 43 (3.56%) DV Cleared
11 32 (2.65%) CCNP
12 31 (2.57%) SANS
13 30 (2.49%) CCA
14 28 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
15 23 (1.91%) Citrix Certification
16 22 (1.82%) GCIH
17 20 (1.66%) SC Cleared
18 19 (1.57%) GCIA
19 18 (1.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (4.31%) PCI DSS
2 52 (4.31%) QA
3 43 (3.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 39 (3.23%) SLA
5 34 (2.82%) NIST
6 29 (2.40%) Data Quality
7 20 (1.66%) GDPR
8 13 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
9 11 (0.91%) COBIT
9 11 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.75%) ISAE 3402
11 7 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 6 (0.50%) ISO 22301
12 6 (0.50%) ISO 31000
12 6 (0.50%) ISO 9001
12 6 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 5 (0.41%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 2 (0.17%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 202 (16.74%) Docker
2 121 (10.02%) Active Directory
3 76 (6.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 54 (4.47%) Hyper-V
5 48 (3.98%) Apache Flume
6 47 (3.89%) XenApp
7 43 (3.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 40 (3.31%) XenDesktop
9 28 (2.32%) Firmware
10 18 (1.49%) NFS
11 12 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
12 10 (0.83%) Snort
13 9 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (0.66%) vSphere
15 6 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 6 (0.50%) ISA Server
15 6 (0.50%) Varnish
16 5 (0.41%) etcd
17 4 (0.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 2 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 296 (24.52%) Ansible
2 202 (16.74%) Terraform
3 201 (16.65%) Opscode Chef
4 187 (15.49%) Puppet
5 174 (14.42%) Kubernetes
6 106 (8.78%) Consul
7 101 (8.37%) Nessus
8 86 (7.13%) QRadar
9 83 (6.88%) Prometheus
10 80 (6.63%) SCCM
11 56 (4.64%) Kibana
12 51 (4.23%) SCOM
13 48 (3.98%) Rundeck
14 47 (3.89%) Oozie
15 45 (3.73%) McAfee ePO
16 44 (3.65%) Grafana
17 43 (3.56%) logstash
17 43 (3.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 43 (3.56%) SCOrch
18 35 (2.90%) Rancher
Vendors
1 184 (15.24%) ServiceNow
2 146 (12.10%) Cisco
3 124 (10.27%) LogRhythm
4 118 (9.78%) AppDynamics
5 104 (8.62%) Microsoft
6 100 (8.29%) CyberArk
7 99 (8.20%) Google
8 89 (7.37%) VMware
9 86 (7.13%) ArcSight
10 80 (6.63%) Oracle
11 79 (6.55%) Palo Alto
12 76 (6.30%) Symantec
13 74 (6.13%) McAfee
14 70 (5.80%) Qualys
15 58 (4.81%) Dynatrace
16 52 (4.31%) Citrix
16 52 (4.31%) New Relic
17 48 (3.98%) Delphix
17 48 (3.98%) RedGate
18 42 (3.48%) SolarWinds