Period
to 30 September 2020

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 30 September 2020 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
30 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 293 360 400
Rank change year-on-year +67 +40 +56
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 477 1,208 1,309
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.99% 0.87% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 2.46% 2.03% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 380 719 864
Median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.18% -8.33% -
10th Percentile £39,938 £33,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £90,125 £90,000 £87,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £48,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.58% -12.73% +15.79%

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 19,409 59,650 70,686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.28% 42.80% 43.02%
Number of salaries quoted 15,211 45,295 54,765
Median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 30 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Splunk in the UK

Splunk
Top 17 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 30 September 2020. 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 +71 431 £60,000 +4.35% 65
UK excluding London +122 277 £55,000 +14.58% 46
London +6 194 £65,000 -3.70% 22
South East +152 87 £50,000 -11.11% 16
North of England +197 60 £62,500 +8.70% 16
Midlands +105 39 £59,500 +25.26% 1
West Midlands +102 35 £59,500 +25.26% 1
Work from Home +75 34 £42,500 -19.05% 8
South West +27 33 £51,593 +14.65% 5
Yorkshire +143 29 £65,000 +13.04% 1
North West +125 27 £62,500 +8.70% 15
Scotland +22 21 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Wales +64 19 £42,500 -3.41% 1
East of England +114 16 £65,000 +30.00% 5
East Midlands +70 4 £45,000 -18.18%
North East +28 4 £66,250 +70.97%
Northern Ireland - 2 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 September 2020, 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.

1 215 (45.07%) Python
2 183 (38.36%) AWS
3 174 (36.48%) DevOps
4 163 (34.17%) Linux
5 131 (27.46%) Java
6 128 (26.83%) Security Cleared
7 122 (25.58%) SIEM
7 122 (25.58%) Terraform
8 117 (24.53%) SQL
9 116 (24.32%) Finance
10 114 (23.90%) Kubernetes
11 112 (23.48%) Azure
12 111 (23.27%) SC Cleared
13 107 (22.43%) Grafana
14 100 (20.96%) Docker
15 99 (20.75%) Cybersecurity
15 99 (20.75%) Windows
16 98 (20.55%) Elasticsearch
17 96 (20.13%) GCP
18 91 (19.08%) Microsoft
19 90 (18.87%) Ansible
20 84 (17.61%) Public Sector
21 82 (17.19%) Firewall
22 80 (16.77%) Agile Software Development
22 80 (16.77%) Apache Spark
23 78 (16.35%) Service Management
24 74 (15.51%) Spring
24 74 (15.51%) Bash Shell
25 72 (15.09%) RabbitMQ
25 72 (15.09%) 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 98 (20.55%) Elasticsearch
2 80 (16.77%) Apache Spark
3 66 (13.84%) Apache
4 22 (4.61%) Confluence
5 16 (3.35%) IIS
6 12 (2.52%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.68%) nginx
8 5 (1.05%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.84%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.63%) CMS
10 3 (0.63%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (6.29%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.63%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.84%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.21%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 183 (38.36%) AWS
2 112 (23.48%) Azure
3 96 (20.13%) GCP
4 64 (13.42%) GitHub
5 56 (11.74%) Stackdriver
6 50 (10.48%) Office 365
7 40 (8.39%) Amazon S3
8 37 (7.76%) SaaS
9 33 (6.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 33 (6.92%) Serverless
10 29 (6.08%) AWS CloudFormation
11 25 (5.24%) Amazon SQS
12 24 (5.03%) AWS Lambda
13 23 (4.82%) PaaS
14 20 (4.19%) Amazon EC2
15 18 (3.77%) OpenShift
15 18 (3.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 13 (2.73%) IaaS
17 11 (2.31%) Amazon ECS
17 11 (2.31%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 82 (17.19%) Firewall
2 37 (7.76%) BGP
2 37 (7.76%) OSPF
3 35 (7.34%) Network Security
3 35 (7.34%) Wireless
4 33 (6.92%) Multicast
5 30 (6.29%) TCP/IP
6 26 (5.45%) Internet
7 22 (4.61%) SNMP
8 21 (4.40%) LAN
8 21 (4.40%) VPN
9 20 (4.19%) IGMP
10 18 (3.77%) WAN
11 17 (3.56%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (3.56%) Intrusion Detection
12 14 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 13 (2.73%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (2.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 12 (2.52%) SSL
15 11 (2.31%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (14.05%) PostgreSQL
2 59 (12.37%) Big Data
3 34 (7.13%) SQL Server
4 30 (6.29%) MongoDB
4 30 (6.29%) NoSQL
5 29 (6.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 25 (5.24%) Hadoop
7 21 (4.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 16 (3.35%) MySQL
9 15 (3.14%) Amazon RDS
10 14 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
11 12 (2.52%) Amazon Athena
12 10 (2.10%) Amazon Aurora
12 10 (2.10%) Data Lake
13 9 (1.89%) Relational Database
14 8 (1.68%) Looker
14 8 (1.68%) RDBMS
15 7 (1.47%) BigQuery
15 7 (1.47%) DataStax
15 7 (1.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 59 (12.37%) Gradle
2 48 (10.06%) Jenkins
3 44 (9.22%) Octopus Deploy
4 42 (8.81%) Git (software)
5 37 (7.76%) TeamCity
6 34 (7.13%) JIRA
7 18 (3.77%) Bitbucket
7 18 (3.77%) Sonatype Nexus
8 15 (3.14%) Maven
9 12 (2.52%) GitLab
10 11 (2.31%) JUnit
10 11 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (1.68%) IBM UrbanCode
12 8 (1.68%) SonarQube
12 8 (1.68%) Travis CI
13 7 (1.47%) Artifactory
14 6 (1.26%) Bitbucket Server
14 6 (1.26%) Vagrant
15 5 (1.05%) Sourcetree
General
1 116 (24.32%) Finance
2 84 (17.61%) Public Sector
3 52 (10.90%) Telecoms
4 25 (5.24%) Electronics
4 25 (5.24%) Manufacturing
4 25 (5.24%) Marketing
5 23 (4.82%) Law
6 18 (3.77%) Banking
7 9 (1.89%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.47%) Games
9 4 (0.84%) Front Office
10 3 (0.63%) Billing
10 3 (0.63%) Retail
11 2 (0.42%) Advertising
11 2 (0.42%) French Language
11 2 (0.42%) Military
12 1 (0.21%) Back Office
12 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.21%) Legal
12 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 90 (18.87%) Developer
2 58 (12.16%) Analyst
3 57 (11.95%) DevOps Engineer
4 56 (11.74%) Security Engineer
5 54 (11.32%) Senior Developer
6 49 (10.27%) Architect
7 40 (8.39%) Java Developer
8 30 (6.29%) Operations Engineer
9 28 (5.87%) Digital Developer
9 28 (5.87%) Digital Transformation
10 24 (5.03%) Senior Java Developer
11 22 (4.61%) Consultant
12 20 (4.19%) Security Analyst
12 20 (4.19%) Splunk Engineer
13 19 (3.98%) Network Architect
14 18 (3.77%) SOC Analyst
15 17 (3.56%) Administrator
16 16 (3.35%) Network Engineer
17 15 (3.14%) Senior Security Engineer
18 14 (2.94%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (15.51%) Spring
2 72 (15.09%) RabbitMQ
3 56 (11.74%) Spring Integration
4 55 (11.53%) Elastic Stack
5 33 (6.92%) Spring Boot
6 31 (6.50%) HTML
7 26 (5.45%) .NET
8 24 (5.03%) Web Services
9 23 (4.82%) CSS
9 23 (4.82%) Node.js
10 21 (4.40%) Kafka
11 18 (3.77%) AngularJS
12 16 (3.35%) .NET Framework
13 15 (3.14%) YAML
14 14 (2.94%) REST
15 13 (2.73%) React
16 12 (2.52%) Regular Expression
17 11 (2.31%) ActiveMQ
17 11 (2.31%) Apache Camel
17 11 (2.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.34%) Data Centre
3 30 (6.29%) Management Information System
4 24 (5.03%) Public Cloud
5 17 (3.56%) Security Operations Centre
6 15 (3.14%) Hybrid Cloud
7 10 (2.10%) Cyberthreat
7 10 (2.10%) Virtual Team
8 9 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 8 (1.68%) CMDB
9 8 (1.68%) Cyberattack
10 7 (1.47%) PKI
11 4 (0.84%) User Experience
12 3 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.63%) RSA SecurID
12 3 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (0.63%) Smartcard
13 2 (0.42%) Cyber Defence
13 2 (0.42%) Eurex
13 2 (0.42%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 163 (34.17%) Linux
2 99 (20.75%) Windows
3 24 (5.03%) Unix
4 23 (4.82%) Windows Server
5 18 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (2.73%) CentOS
6 13 (2.73%) Mac OS
7 12 (2.52%) Mesosphere
8 9 (1.89%) Ubuntu
9 8 (1.68%) Windows Server 2016
10 7 (1.47%) Windows 10
11 6 (1.26%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.26%) CoreOS
11 6 (1.26%) Solaris
11 6 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.63%) Debian
12 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.42%) Android
13 2 (0.42%) VMS
13 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (36.48%) DevOps
2 122 (25.58%) SIEM
3 99 (20.75%) Cybersecurity
4 80 (16.77%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (16.35%) Service Management
6 71 (14.88%) Security Operations
7 65 (13.63%) ITSM
8 63 (13.21%) Infrastructure as Code
9 56 (11.74%) API Integration
10 54 (11.32%) Information Security
11 53 (11.11%) Microservices
12 47 (9.85%) Configuration Management
13 39 (8.18%) Analytics
14 35 (7.34%) Low Latency
15 34 (7.13%) Business Intelligence
15 34 (7.13%) Open Source
16 33 (6.92%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (6.92%) Problem-Solving
17 32 (6.71%) ITIL
18 31 (6.50%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 215 (45.07%) Python
2 131 (27.46%) Java
3 117 (24.53%) SQL
4 74 (15.51%) Bash Shell
5 41 (8.60%) PowerShell
6 36 (7.55%) JavaScript
7 35 (7.34%) Perl
8 28 (5.87%) C#
9 20 (4.19%) Go
9 20 (4.19%) Scala
10 17 (3.56%) TypeScript
11 13 (2.73%) R
12 12 (2.52%) Ruby
13 7 (1.47%) C++
14 6 (1.26%) Kotlin
14 6 (1.26%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.63%) C
15 3 (0.63%) PHP
15 3 (0.63%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.42%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 128 (26.83%) Security Cleared
2 111 (23.27%) SC Cleared
3 50 (10.48%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (10.27%) Degree
5 41 (8.60%) CISSP
6 37 (7.76%) SANS
7 35 (7.34%) CCNP
8 30 (6.29%) CCIE
9 20 (4.19%) CCNA
9 20 (4.19%) CISM
10 17 (3.56%) CISA
11 16 (3.35%) CREST Certified
12 15 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (2.31%) MCSE
14 10 (2.10%) CEH
15 9 (1.89%) GPEN
15 9 (1.89%) Postgraduate
16 8 (1.68%) DV Cleared
17 7 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 6 (1.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.82%) NIST
2 21 (4.40%) SLA
3 15 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (2.10%) COBIT
4 10 (2.10%) Cyber Essentials
4 10 (2.10%) GDPR
4 10 (2.10%) QA
5 8 (1.68%) ISO 9001
6 7 (1.47%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.63%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.42%) NCSC
9 1 (0.21%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.21%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.21%) PSD2
System Software
1 100 (20.96%) Docker
2 50 (10.48%) Active Directory
3 39 (8.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.89%) VMware NSX
5 8 (1.68%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.26%) GlusterFS
7 6 (1.26%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.63%) Firmware
8 3 (0.63%) LXC
8 3 (0.63%) vCloud
8 3 (0.63%) vSphere
9 2 (0.42%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.42%) HDFS
9 2 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.21%) Samba
10 1 (0.21%) XenApp
10 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 122 (25.58%) Terraform
2 114 (23.90%) Kubernetes
3 107 (22.43%) Grafana
4 90 (18.87%) Ansible
5 54 (11.32%) QRadar
6 50 (10.48%) Puppet
7 36 (7.55%) Prometheus
8 32 (6.71%) Opscode Chef
9 21 (4.40%) Nagios
10 19 (3.98%) Nessus
10 19 (3.98%) ZABBIX
11 17 (3.56%) Kibana
12 15 (3.14%) logstash
13 14 (2.94%) SCCM
14 12 (2.52%) Automic
14 12 (2.52%) Consul
15 6 (1.26%) SCOM
15 6 (1.26%) Single Sign-On
16 5 (1.05%) CSIRT
16 5 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 91 (19.08%) Microsoft
2 72 (15.09%) Cisco
2 72 (15.09%) LogRhythm
3 69 (14.47%) ServiceNow
4 68 (14.26%) Google
5 50 (10.48%) VMware
6 47 (9.85%) ArcSight
7 46 (9.64%) Palo Alto
8 40 (8.39%) CheckPoint
9 39 (8.18%) CyberArk
10 36 (7.55%) IBM
11 27 (5.66%) SAP
12 26 (5.45%) NetWitness
13 25 (5.24%) BeyondTrust
13 25 (5.24%) Bomgar
13 25 (5.24%) Oracle
13 25 (5.24%) Thycotic
14 24 (5.03%) F5
15 23 (4.82%) AlienVault
15 23 (4.82%) Fortinet