Period
to 28 September 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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 435 309 361
Rank change year-on-year -126 +52 +48
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 852 476 1,209
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.69% 0.99% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 1.77% 2.50% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 452 353 716
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% +4.35% -4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £74,813
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% +10.00% -9.09%

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 48,196 19,007 58,791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.18% 39.55% 42.16%
Number of salaries quoted 31,979 15,130 45,119
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,261 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £88,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -119 737 £70,000 +16.67% 144
UK excluding London -142 398 £65,000 +18.18% 92
London -100 392 £75,000 +11.11% 60
Work from Home -182 121 £70,000 +64.71% 28
South East -159 91 £61,250 +22.50% 19
North of England -106 84 £67,500 +8.00% 24
South West -58 83 £57,500 +10.48% 6
Scotland -42 75 £85,000 +61.90% 3
Yorkshire -63 63 £67,500 +1.89% 15
Midlands -132 37 £63,750 +10.87% 21
West Midlands -111 31 £67,500 +17.39% 11
East of England -86 22 £41,000 -36.92% 15
North West -101 17 £52,500 -16.00% 4
Wales -52 6 - - 5
East Midlands -72 6 £62,500 +38.89% 10
North East -32 4 £65,000 -1.89% 5

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 375 (44.01%) AWS
2 352 (41.31%) Agile Software Development
3 334 (39.20%) Azure
4 328 (38.50%) DevOps
5 272 (31.92%) Linux
5 272 (31.92%) Python
5 272 (31.92%) Social Skills
6 269 (31.57%) Kubernetes
7 266 (31.22%) Docker
8 244 (28.64%) Java
9 241 (28.29%) Windows
10 238 (27.93%) SIEM
11 237 (27.82%) Jenkins
11 237 (27.82%) Cybersecurity
12 201 (23.59%) Ansible
13 194 (22.77%) GCP
14 180 (21.13%) Terraform
15 161 (18.90%) Microsoft
16 160 (18.78%) Elastic Stack
17 153 (17.96%) Firewall
18 148 (17.37%) PowerShell
18 148 (17.37%) Git (software)
19 142 (16.67%) Finance
20 141 (16.55%) Prometheus
21 137 (16.08%) Software Engineering
22 133 (15.61%) Continuous Integration
23 132 (15.49%) Analytics
24 127 (14.91%) Infrastructure as Code
25 126 (14.79%) Problem-Solving
26 120 (14.08%) Mentoring

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 75 (8.80%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (3.05%) Apache Spark
3 22 (2.58%) Confluence
4 9 (1.06%) IIS
4 9 (1.06%) nginx
5 6 (0.70%) Mule
6 4 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (0.47%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.23%) Apache
8 2 (0.23%) Apache Pulsar
8 2 (0.23%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.23%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 25 (2.93%) Sentinel
2 7 (0.82%) Magento
3 5 (0.59%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.59%) R3 Corda
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 375 (44.01%) AWS
2 334 (39.20%) Azure
3 194 (22.77%) GCP
4 98 (11.50%) Serverless
5 76 (8.92%) AWS Lambda
6 65 (7.63%) AWS CloudFormation
7 57 (6.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 56 (6.57%) Amazon ECS
9 55 (6.46%) Amazon S3
10 50 (5.87%) Azure Sentinel
10 50 (5.87%) OpenShift
11 46 (5.40%) PaaS
12 37 (4.34%) Microsoft 365
13 36 (4.23%) Amazon Kinesis
13 36 (4.23%) IaaS
14 34 (3.99%) GitHub
14 34 (3.99%) SaaS
15 32 (3.76%) Power Platform
16 29 (3.40%) Akamai
17 26 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 153 (17.96%) Firewall
2 91 (10.68%) DNS
3 60 (7.04%) HTTP
4 56 (6.57%) Internet
5 50 (5.87%) TCP/IP
6 41 (4.81%) Network Security
7 40 (4.69%) WAN
8 39 (4.58%) VPN
9 35 (4.11%) LAN
10 33 (3.87%) DHCP
10 33 (3.87%) SSL
11 25 (2.93%) Broadband
12 19 (2.23%) VoIP
13 18 (2.11%) Wireshark
14 17 (2.00%) SAN
14 17 (2.00%) Sourcefire
15 16 (1.88%) WebEx
16 15 (1.76%) Intrusion Detection
17 12 (1.41%) OSPF
17 12 (1.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (7.39%) Relational Database
2 60 (7.04%) Hadoop
3 58 (6.81%) MySQL
4 57 (6.69%) NoSQL
5 49 (5.75%) MongoDB
6 46 (5.40%) SQL Server
7 43 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
8 39 (4.58%) Big Data
9 38 (4.46%) Tableau
10 35 (4.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 34 (3.99%) Redis
12 32 (3.76%) Power BI
13 31 (3.64%) Amazon Athena
14 30 (3.52%) HBase
15 29 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
16 19 (2.23%) Apache Hive
17 17 (2.00%) RDBMS
18 15 (1.76%) Data Mining
19 14 (1.64%) ArangoDB
19 14 (1.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 237 (27.82%) Jenkins
2 148 (17.37%) Git (software)
3 78 (9.15%) JIRA
4 54 (6.34%) TeamCity
5 52 (6.10%) Maven
6 48 (5.63%) IBM UrbanCode
7 41 (4.81%) Bitbucket
8 40 (4.69%) GitLab
9 38 (4.46%) Octopus Deploy
10 35 (4.11%) Eclipse
11 34 (3.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 34 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
11 34 (3.99%) Travis CI
12 32 (3.76%) Sonatype Nexus
13 30 (3.52%) JMeter
14 27 (3.17%) SonarQube
15 21 (2.46%) webpack
16 20 (2.35%) Robot Framework
17 19 (2.23%) Postman
17 19 (2.23%) SoapUI
General
1 272 (31.92%) Social Skills
2 142 (16.67%) Finance
3 114 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (6.81%) Banking
5 51 (5.99%) Games
6 44 (5.16%) Retail
7 25 (2.93%) Public Sector
7 25 (2.93%) Telecoms
8 24 (2.82%) Law
8 24 (2.82%) Presentation Skills
9 14 (1.64%) Retail Banking
10 12 (1.41%) French Language
11 11 (1.29%) Marketing
12 10 (1.17%) Manufacturing
13 9 (1.06%) Electronics
14 8 (0.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 6 (0.70%) Billing
15 6 (0.70%) Influencing Skills
16 5 (0.59%) Back Office
16 5 (0.59%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (11.97%) Analyst
2 96 (11.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 93 (10.92%) Developer
4 92 (10.80%) Consultant
5 71 (8.33%) Security Engineer
6 55 (6.46%) Cloud Engineer
7 53 (6.22%) Senior Consultant
8 48 (5.63%) Security Consultant
9 46 (5.40%) Java Developer
10 43 (5.05%) Senior Developer
11 40 (4.69%) Software Engineer
11 40 (4.69%) Splunk Consultant
12 39 (4.58%) Architect
13 38 (4.46%) SIEM Consultant
13 38 (4.46%) SOC Engineer
14 36 (4.23%) SOC Analyst
15 35 (4.11%) Platform Engineer
16 34 (3.99%) Senior Security Consultant
17 32 (3.76%) Security Analyst
18 31 (3.64%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (18.78%) Elastic Stack
2 88 (10.33%) Kafka
2 88 (10.33%) REST
3 85 (9.98%) React
4 79 (9.27%) Web Services
5 75 (8.80%) Spring
6 65 (7.63%) AngularJS
7 63 (7.39%) HTML
7 63 (7.39%) Node.js
8 59 (6.92%) CSS
9 54 (6.34%) .NET
10 40 (4.69%) JSON
11 33 (3.87%) RESTful
12 32 (3.76%) SOAP
13 31 (3.64%) Spring Boot
14 23 (2.70%) Redux
15 20 (2.35%) Apache NiFi
15 20 (2.35%) Hibernate
16 19 (2.23%) Lucene
17 17 (2.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 45 (5.28%) Social Media
2 39 (4.58%) Public Cloud
3 31 (3.64%) Data Centre
3 31 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 28 (3.29%) Linux Command Line
4 28 (3.29%) Security Operations Centre
5 26 (3.05%) Cyberattack
5 26 (3.05%) Virtual Team
6 22 (2.58%) Cyberthreat
7 19 (2.23%) Cyber Defence
7 19 (2.23%) User Experience
8 16 (1.88%) Cloud Native
9 14 (1.64%) Legacy Code
9 14 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
10 13 (1.53%) PlayStation
11 11 (1.29%) Online Games
12 10 (1.17%) Algorithms
13 9 (1.06%) Clustering
13 9 (1.06%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.06%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 272 (31.92%) Linux
2 241 (28.29%) Windows
3 56 (6.57%) Unix
4 50 (5.87%) Windows Server
5 34 (3.99%) Mesosphere
6 16 (1.88%) Solaris
7 14 (1.64%) Mac OS
8 10 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.82%) Android
9 7 (0.82%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.70%) CentOS
11 5 (0.59%) Debian
11 5 (0.59%) Kali Linux
11 5 (0.59%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.35%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.23%) AIX
14 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
15 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (41.31%) Agile Software Development
2 328 (38.50%) DevOps
3 238 (27.93%) SIEM
4 237 (27.82%) Cybersecurity
5 137 (16.08%) Software Engineering
6 133 (15.61%) Continuous Integration
7 132 (15.49%) Analytics
8 127 (14.91%) Infrastructure as Code
9 126 (14.79%) Problem-Solving
10 120 (14.08%) Mentoring
11 112 (13.15%) Microservices
12 103 (12.09%) Security Operations
13 101 (11.85%) Information Security
14 96 (11.27%) Configuration Management
15 84 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
15 84 (9.86%) TDD
16 83 (9.74%) Use Case
17 80 (9.39%) Test Automation
18 73 (8.57%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 66 (7.75%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 272 (31.92%) Python
2 244 (28.64%) Java
3 148 (17.37%) PowerShell
4 119 (13.97%) SQL
5 111 (13.03%) JavaScript
6 108 (12.68%) Bash Shell
7 80 (9.39%) Go
8 74 (8.69%) C#
9 52 (6.10%) C
10 44 (5.16%) Ruby
11 33 (3.87%) Perl
11 33 (3.87%) PHP
12 28 (3.29%) Scala
13 23 (2.70%) TypeScript
14 22 (2.58%) C++
15 17 (2.00%) Kotlin
15 17 (2.00%) Shell Script
16 16 (1.88%) Groovy
17 13 (1.53%) Java 8
18 11 (1.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 86 (10.09%) Degree
2 84 (9.86%) Security Cleared
3 65 (7.63%) SC Cleared
4 42 (4.93%) CISSP
5 35 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (3.17%) CISM
7 25 (2.93%) CISA
8 21 (2.46%) CompTIA Security+
9 20 (2.35%) SANS
10 18 (2.11%) CEH
11 16 (1.88%) CREST Certified
12 15 (1.76%) GIAC
13 14 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
14 13 (1.53%) OSCP
15 12 (1.41%) CCNP
15 12 (1.41%) DV Cleared
16 10 (1.17%) AWS Certification
16 10 (1.17%) CCIE
17 9 (1.06%) CLAS
18 8 (0.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.87%) GDPR
1 33 (3.87%) QA
2 22 (2.58%) GRC
3 21 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (2.46%) PCI DSS
4 17 (2.00%) NIST
5 16 (1.88%) SLA
6 11 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 6 (0.70%) ITGC
8 6 (0.70%) JSP 440
9 5 (0.59%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.47%) HMG Infosec
10 4 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (0.47%) ISAE 3402
10 4 (0.47%) ISO 31000
10 4 (0.47%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.23%) Accessibility
11 2 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 266 (31.22%) Docker
2 65 (7.63%) Active Directory
3 25 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.76%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (1.53%) HDFS
6 12 (1.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 11 (1.29%) vSphere
8 10 (1.17%) LXC
9 8 (0.94%) Snort
10 6 (0.70%) ISA Server
10 6 (0.70%) NFS
11 5 (0.59%) Squid
11 5 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.47%) Ceph
12 4 (0.47%) Gluster
12 4 (0.47%) KVM
13 3 (0.35%) Firmware
13 3 (0.35%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 269 (31.57%) Kubernetes
2 201 (23.59%) Ansible
3 180 (21.13%) Terraform
4 141 (16.55%) Prometheus
5 102 (11.97%) Opscode Chef
6 89 (10.45%) Grafana
7 88 (10.33%) Puppet
8 84 (9.86%) QRadar
9 69 (8.10%) Kibana
10 41 (4.81%) Graphite
11 40 (4.69%) logstash
12 34 (3.99%) Automic
13 30 (3.52%) Nagios
14 26 (3.05%) Consul
15 22 (2.58%) Nessus
16 13 (1.53%) Single Sign-On
17 11 (1.29%) ZABBIX
18 10 (1.17%) HP Fortify
19 9 (1.06%) Suricata
20 8 (0.94%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 161 (18.90%) Microsoft
2 89 (10.45%) Oracle
3 86 (10.09%) LogRhythm
4 73 (8.57%) Google
5 62 (7.28%) Cisco
6 51 (5.99%) Dynatrace
7 50 (5.87%) ArcSight
8 43 (5.05%) AppDynamics
9 42 (4.93%) ServiceNow
10 41 (4.81%) Palo Alto
11 38 (4.46%) VMware
12 32 (3.76%) Atlassian
13 29 (3.40%) New Relic
14 28 (3.29%) F5
15 27 (3.17%) CrowdStrike
16 24 (2.82%) Red Hat
17 21 (2.46%) Okta
17 21 (2.46%) Qualys
17 21 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
18 19 (2.23%) CheckPoint