Period
to 3 July 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 370 404 407
Rank change year-on-year +34 +3 +73
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 614 1,126 1,386
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 0.77% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 1.89% 1.81% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 468 761 847
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £39,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £93,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +16.67%

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 32,454 62,237 77,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.99% 42.46% 43.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24,867 47,805 60,238
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £78,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +1.19%

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 3 July 2020.

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 3 July 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 +47 568 £60,000 - 62
UK excluding London +93 321 £52,500 +5.00% 46
London -11 291 £74,000 +5.71% 22
South East +92 110 £52,500 +5.00% 3
North of England +89 57 £60,000 +9.09% 20
Midlands +142 55 £57,500 +6.98% 8
West Midlands +114 48 £56,250 +2.27% 7
Scotland +38 41 £60,000 +18.30% 4
South West +28 35 £50,796 +8.08% 5
Yorkshire +105 29 £55,000 +4.76% 10
North West +85 28 £67,500 +17.49% 6
Work from Home +55 28 £45,000 -30.77% 6
East of England +75 20 £57,500 +15.00% 4
East Midlands +57 5 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Wales +15 2 £50,000 -20.00% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £29,500 -

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 239 (38.93%) Python
2 203 (33.06%) SIEM
3 201 (32.74%) Linux
4 199 (32.41%) AWS
5 171 (27.85%) DevOps
6 169 (27.52%) Cybersecurity
7 155 (25.24%) Azure
8 152 (24.76%) Finance
9 148 (24.10%) Windows
10 135 (21.99%) Security Operations
11 121 (19.71%) SQL
12 118 (19.22%) Firewall
13 117 (19.06%) Bash Shell
14 110 (17.92%) Information Security
15 109 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
16 108 (17.59%) Microsoft
17 105 (17.10%) ArcSight
17 105 (17.10%) Ansible
18 103 (16.78%) Docker
19 97 (15.80%) CISSP
20 94 (15.31%) Security Cleared
21 90 (14.66%) LogRhythm
22 88 (14.33%) ITIL
22 88 (14.33%) PowerShell
23 85 (13.84%) Kubernetes
24 84 (13.68%) Java
24 84 (13.68%) Perl
25 79 (12.87%) SC Cleared
26 72 (11.73%) Terraform
27 70 (11.40%) 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 51 (8.31%) Apache Spark
2 44 (7.17%) Elasticsearch
3 35 (5.70%) IIS
4 19 (3.09%) Confluence
5 8 (1.30%) Apache
5 8 (1.30%) nginx
5 8 (1.30%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.14%) Apache Airflow
7 4 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.65%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.33%) Camunda
9 2 (0.33%) CMS
9 2 (0.33%) GemFire
9 2 (0.33%) Kentico
9 2 (0.33%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.33%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.33%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (3.42%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.33%) Gephi
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.65%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.33%) Magento
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.16%) Ripple
4 1 (0.16%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 199 (32.41%) AWS
2 155 (25.24%) Azure
3 49 (7.98%) GCP
3 49 (7.98%) Office 365
4 46 (7.49%) Amazon S3
5 38 (6.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 34 (5.54%) AWS CloudFormation
7 33 (5.37%) PaaS
7 33 (5.37%) Serverless
8 29 (4.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 27 (4.40%) SaaS
10 25 (4.07%) AWS Lambda
11 22 (3.58%) Datadog
12 21 (3.42%) Amazon SQS
13 18 (2.93%) OpenShift
14 16 (2.61%) Amazon ECS
14 16 (2.61%) Amazon Kinesis
15 14 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
16 13 (2.12%) GitHub
17 11 (1.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 118 (19.22%) Firewall
2 54 (8.79%) TCP/IP
3 37 (6.03%) Network Security
4 28 (4.56%) Internet
5 26 (4.23%) VPN
6 21 (3.42%) SSL
7 20 (3.26%) DNS
8 17 (2.77%) Intrusion Detection
8 17 (2.77%) Wireless
9 15 (2.44%) Multicast
10 14 (2.28%) HTTP
11 13 (2.12%) BGP
11 13 (2.12%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (2.12%) OSPF
12 10 (1.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 10 (1.63%) WAN
13 9 (1.47%) DHCP
13 9 (1.47%) SNMP
14 8 (1.30%) Cisco ISE
14 8 (1.30%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 51 (8.31%) Big Data
3 49 (7.98%) Hadoop
4 34 (5.54%) Apache Cassandra
4 34 (5.54%) MongoDB
5 29 (4.72%) HBase
5 29 (4.72%) NoSQL
6 27 (4.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 20 (3.26%) MySQL
8 19 (3.09%) Apache Hive
9 16 (2.61%) Amazon Athena
9 16 (2.61%) SQL Server 2016
10 15 (2.44%) KNIME
10 15 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (2.44%) SQL Server 2017
11 12 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (1.63%) Amazon Aurora
13 9 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
13 9 (1.47%) BigQuery
14 8 (1.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 68 (11.07%) Git (software)
2 60 (9.77%) Jenkins
3 42 (6.84%) JIRA
4 32 (5.21%) Octopus Deploy
5 30 (4.89%) TeamCity
6 28 (4.56%) Bitbucket
7 27 (4.40%) Maven
7 27 (4.40%) Sonatype Nexus
8 23 (3.75%) Selenium
9 19 (3.09%) JUnit
10 16 (2.61%) IBM UrbanCode
11 10 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (1.30%) Artifactory
12 8 (1.30%) Bitbucket Server
12 8 (1.30%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.30%) GitLab
12 8 (1.30%) SonarQube
13 6 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (0.98%) Travis CI
13 6 (0.98%) Vagrant
General
1 152 (24.76%) Finance
2 41 (6.68%) Banking
3 27 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 24 (3.91%) Retail
5 16 (2.61%) Manufacturing
5 16 (2.61%) Public Sector
6 15 (2.44%) Aerospace
6 15 (2.44%) Electronics
6 15 (2.44%) Marketing
7 14 (2.28%) Games
8 13 (2.12%) Law
9 6 (0.98%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.98%) Local Government
10 5 (0.81%) Front Office
11 4 (0.65%) French Language
12 3 (0.49%) Billing
12 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.33%) Advertising
13 2 (0.33%) Legal
13 2 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 155 (25.24%) Analyst
2 93 (15.15%) Security Analyst
3 84 (13.68%) DevOps Engineer
4 61 (9.93%) Security Engineer
5 43 (7.00%) Developer
6 35 (5.70%) Support Analyst
7 34 (5.54%) Architect
8 33 (5.37%) Consultant
9 31 (5.05%) Splunk Analyst
10 30 (4.89%) Operations Engineer
11 29 (4.72%) Data Engineer
12 27 (4.40%) Cloud Engineer
12 27 (4.40%) Senior Analyst
13 26 (4.23%) ArcSight Analyst
13 26 (4.23%) Platform Engineer
13 26 (4.23%) SIEM Analyst
14 22 (3.58%) Information Analyst
14 22 (3.58%) Information Security Analyst
14 22 (3.58%) SOC Analyst
15 20 (3.26%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (9.45%) Elastic Stack
2 34 (5.54%) HTML
2 34 (5.54%) Node.js
2 34 (5.54%) SailPoint
3 29 (4.72%) Kafka
4 24 (3.91%) Web Services
5 22 (3.58%) React
6 20 (3.26%) .NET
6 20 (3.26%) RESTful
7 19 (3.09%) AngularJS
7 19 (3.09%) CSS
8 18 (2.93%) Spring
9 13 (2.12%) Sensu
10 12 (1.95%) REST
10 12 (1.95%) YAML
11 11 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (1.63%) XML
13 9 (1.47%) Lambda Expressions
14 8 (1.30%) JSON
14 8 (1.30%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.63%) Security Operations Centre
2 51 (8.31%) Management Information System
3 33 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (4.23%) Cyberthreat
5 22 (3.58%) Data Centre
6 21 (3.42%) Public Cloud
7 12 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (1.95%) PKI
7 12 (1.95%) Virtual Team
8 9 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (1.30%) CMDB
9 8 (1.30%) Cyberattack
9 8 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (1.14%) Clustering
11 6 (0.98%) Cyber Defence
11 6 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
13 3 (0.49%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 3 (0.49%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 201 (32.74%) Linux
2 148 (24.10%) Windows
3 56 (9.12%) Windows Server
4 55 (8.96%) Unix
5 24 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (3.09%) Mac OS
7 16 (2.61%) Windows Server 2016
8 14 (2.28%) CentOS
8 14 (2.28%) Solaris
9 11 (1.79%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.98%) CoreOS
10 6 (0.98%) Mesosphere
10 6 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.65%) Debian
11 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.49%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.49%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.33%) Android
13 2 (0.33%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (33.06%) SIEM
2 171 (27.85%) DevOps
3 169 (27.52%) Cybersecurity
4 135 (21.99%) Security Operations
5 110 (17.92%) Information Security
6 109 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
7 88 (14.33%) ITIL
8 65 (10.59%) Analytics
9 59 (9.61%) Continuous Integration
10 56 (9.12%) Infrastructure as Code
11 55 (8.96%) Configuration Management
12 53 (8.63%) Security Management
13 49 (7.98%) Service Management
14 48 (7.82%) Problem-Solving
15 45 (7.33%) Machine Learning
16 44 (7.17%) Vulnerability Management
17 43 (7.00%) Threat Intelligence
18 42 (6.84%) Incident Management
19 41 (6.68%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
20 38 (6.19%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 239 (38.93%) Python
2 121 (19.71%) SQL
3 117 (19.06%) Bash Shell
4 88 (14.33%) PowerShell
5 84 (13.68%) Java
5 84 (13.68%) Perl
6 51 (8.31%) JavaScript
7 44 (7.17%) C#
8 30 (4.89%) R
9 25 (4.07%) Go
10 22 (3.58%) Ruby
11 15 (2.44%) C++
12 13 (2.12%) C
12 13 (2.12%) Java 8
13 8 (1.30%) HiveQL
13 8 (1.30%) Kotlin
14 6 (0.98%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.98%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.81%) AWK
15 5 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 97 (15.80%) CISSP
2 94 (15.31%) Security Cleared
3 79 (12.87%) SC Cleared
4 62 (10.10%) CISM
5 54 (8.79%) Degree
6 41 (6.68%) CISA
6 41 (6.68%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (5.37%) SANS
8 24 (3.91%) CCNA
9 21 (3.42%) CREST Certified
10 19 (3.09%) CCNP
11 17 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (2.61%) CEH
13 14 (2.28%) CCIE
14 13 (2.12%) DV Cleared
14 13 (2.12%) MCSE
15 10 (1.63%) AWS Certification
15 10 (1.63%) GIAC
16 9 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 8 (1.30%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (3.26%) NIST
2 20 (3.26%) PCI DSS
3 14 (2.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (1.79%) Cyber Essentials
4 11 (1.79%) ISO 9001
5 10 (1.63%) COBIT
5 10 (1.63%) SLA
6 9 (1.47%) QA
7 6 (0.98%) NCSC
8 3 (0.49%) GDPR
8 3 (0.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (0.49%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.16%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.16%) PSD2
System Software
1 103 (16.78%) Docker
2 50 (8.14%) Active Directory
3 43 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (1.47%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.30%) vSphere
7 7 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (0.98%) Apache Flume
8 6 (0.98%) GlusterFS
8 6 (0.98%) VirtualBox
9 5 (0.81%) HDFS
9 5 (0.81%) vCloud
9 5 (0.81%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.49%) LXC
11 2 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.33%) Firmware
12 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.16%) Samba
12 1 (0.16%) Snort
12 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 105 (17.10%) Ansible
2 85 (13.84%) Kubernetes
3 72 (11.73%) Terraform
4 67 (10.91%) QRadar
5 54 (8.79%) Puppet
6 51 (8.31%) Nessus
7 47 (7.65%) Grafana
8 41 (6.68%) Opscode Chef
9 36 (5.86%) Prometheus
10 32 (5.21%) Nagios
11 27 (4.40%) SCOM
12 21 (3.42%) Kibana
13 20 (3.26%) SCCM
13 20 (3.26%) ZABBIX
14 15 (2.44%) logstash
15 14 (2.28%) Automic
16 11 (1.79%) RSA enVision
17 10 (1.63%) Control-M
18 8 (1.30%) CSIRT
18 8 (1.30%) Icinga
Vendors
1 108 (17.59%) Microsoft
2 105 (17.10%) ArcSight
3 90 (14.66%) LogRhythm
4 70 (11.40%) Cisco
4 70 (11.40%) VMware
5 55 (8.96%) CyberArk
6 34 (5.54%) Aveksa
6 34 (5.54%) Qualys
6 34 (5.54%) Sun
7 30 (4.89%) Palo Alto
8 29 (4.72%) Red Hat
9 27 (4.40%) IBM
10 26 (4.23%) ServiceNow
11 25 (4.07%) CheckPoint
12 23 (3.75%) AppDynamics
13 22 (3.58%) Oracle
14 21 (3.42%) Google
14 21 (3.42%) McAfee
15 20 (3.26%) Citrix
16 19 (3.09%) F5