Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 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
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 441 546 679
Rank change year-on-year +105 +133 +315
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 1137 900 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.47% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 1.47% 1.07% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 776 709 601
UK median annual salary £58,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +14.29% +10.53%
10th Percentile £32,500 £41,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +20.48%

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 77246 83771 100801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.38% 43.84% 46.01%
Number of salaries quoted 59718 67614 81968
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 2017. 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 +99 1042 £60,000 - 55
London +113 736 £65,000 - 35
UK excluding London +26 360 £47,500 -5.00% 20
North of England +2 115 £45,000 -10.00% 12
South East +7 87 £58,000 +5.45% 4
Yorkshire +12 65 £47,500 +5.56% 10
East of England +24 45 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Scotland -14 39 £31,000 -38.00%
North West -27 36 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Midlands +59 30 £52,500 -4.55%
West Midlands +37 28 £52,500 +5.00%
South West +6 24 £55,000 +10.00%
Wales +32 19 £32,663 -18.34%
North East +30 14 £45,000 -
East Midlands +37 2 - -
Northern Ireland -30 1 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing Splunk also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Splunk.

1 454 (39.93%) Linux
2 399 (35.09%) Finance
3 370 (32.54%) Windows
4 335 (29.46%) SQL
5 333 (29.29%) Python
6 322 (28.32%) Java
7 288 (25.33%) DevOps
8 272 (23.92%) Agile Software Development
9 257 (22.60%) Amazon AWS
10 252 (22.16%) SQL Server
11 242 (21.28%) Puppet
12 232 (20.40%) Banking
13 221 (19.44%) Docker
14 216 (19.00%) SIEM
15 209 (18.38%) .NET
16 204 (17.94%) PowerShell
17 200 (17.59%) Active Directory
18 193 (16.97%) Firewall
19 187 (16.45%) Microsoft
20 185 (16.27%) Unix
20 185 (16.27%) Ansible
21 182 (16.01%) Microsoft Azure
22 175 (15.39%) Jenkins
23 173 (15.22%) ITIL
24 171 (15.04%) Perl
25 168 (14.78%) Continuous Integration
26 163 (14.34%) Git (software)
27 153 (13.46%) Information Security
28 152 (13.37%) Continuous Delivery
29 151 (13.28%) Analytics

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 92 (8.09%) IIS
2 76 (6.68%) Elasticsearch
3 73 (6.42%) Confluence
4 62 (5.45%) Apache
5 48 (4.22%) Apache Spark
6 31 (2.73%) Tomcat
7 29 (2.55%) JBoss
7 29 (2.55%) OpenStack
8 25 (2.20%) MS Exchange
9 24 (2.11%) WebLogic
10 22 (1.93%) SharePoint
11 20 (1.76%) Cloud Foundry
12 18 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
13 15 (1.32%) NServiceBus
14 10 (0.88%) Apache TomEE
15 9 (0.79%) Apache Pig
16 7 (0.62%) CMS
16 7 (0.62%) WebSphere
17 6 (0.53%) Drupal
17 6 (0.53%) nginx
Applications
1 45 (3.96%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.44%) Campfire
5 4 (0.35%) S-PLUS
5 4 (0.35%) SPSS
5 4 (0.35%) Stata
6 3 (0.26%) GIMP
6 3 (0.26%) HipChat
7 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.088%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.26%) SessionCam
3 2 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.088%) assyst
4 1 (0.088%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 257 (22.60%) Amazon AWS
2 182 (16.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 101 (8.88%) IaaS
4 75 (6.60%) PaaS
5 60 (5.28%) SaaS
6 57 (5.01%) GitHub
7 45 (3.96%) Azure Active Directory
8 41 (3.61%) Sumo Logic
9 38 (3.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 35 (3.08%) Office 365
11 34 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
12 26 (2.29%) AWS CloudFormation
13 19 (1.67%) Bluemix
13 19 (1.67%) IBM Cloud
14 16 (1.41%) Loggly
15 15 (1.32%) Datadog
16 13 (1.14%) OpenShift
17 12 (1.06%) G Suite
18 11 (0.97%) Force.com
19 10 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 193 (16.97%) Firewall
2 114 (10.03%) DNS
3 81 (7.12%) VPN
4 68 (5.98%) TCP/IP
5 66 (5.80%) WAN
6 51 (4.49%) Network Security
7 50 (4.40%) SSL
8 49 (4.31%) Internet
9 40 (3.52%) LAN
10 38 (3.34%) DHCP
11 34 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
12 29 (2.55%) DMZ
13 28 (2.46%) SAN
14 22 (1.93%) Intrusion Detection
15 20 (1.76%) HTTP
15 20 (1.76%) LDAP
16 18 (1.58%) VoIP
17 17 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
18 16 (1.41%) SNMP
18 16 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (22.16%) SQL Server
2 138 (12.14%) Big Data
3 102 (8.97%) MySQL
3 102 (8.97%) NoSQL
4 94 (8.27%) MongoDB
5 70 (6.16%) Hadoop
6 59 (5.19%) Relational Database
7 39 (3.43%) Event Store
8 36 (3.17%) Redis
9 31 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
10 27 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
10 27 (2.37%) SQL Server 2016
11 23 (2.02%) Riak
12 21 (1.85%) Apache Hive
13 18 (1.58%) Oracle Database
14 13 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 12 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
15 12 (1.06%) KDB
15 12 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 175 (15.39%) Jenkins
2 163 (14.34%) Git (software)
3 118 (10.38%) JIRA
4 77 (6.77%) TeamCity
5 59 (5.19%) Octopus Deploy
6 58 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 53 (4.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 48 (4.22%) Maven
9 38 (3.34%) Grunt
9 38 (3.34%) Visual Studio
10 30 (2.64%) Vagrant
11 28 (2.46%) Visual Studio Team System
12 27 (2.37%) gulp
13 26 (2.29%) Bower
14 25 (2.20%) Subversion
15 23 (2.02%) Sonatype Nexus
16 21 (1.85%) Artifactory
16 21 (1.85%) JUnit
16 21 (1.85%) Selenium
17 20 (1.76%) Cucumber
General
1 399 (35.09%) Finance
2 232 (20.40%) Banking
3 90 (7.92%) Investment Banking
4 73 (6.42%) Retail Banking
5 65 (5.72%) Law
6 44 (3.87%) Legal
7 43 (3.78%) Telecoms
8 21 (1.85%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.76%) Marketing
10 15 (1.32%) Front Office
11 10 (0.88%) Games
12 9 (0.79%) Back Office
12 9 (0.79%) Billing
12 9 (0.79%) Digital Economy
12 9 (0.79%) Retail
13 8 (0.70%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.44%) Advertising
15 4 (0.35%) Cantonese Language
15 4 (0.35%) Electronics
15 4 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 161 (14.16%) Analyst
2 139 (12.23%) Consultant
3 130 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 113 (9.94%) Developer
5 99 (8.71%) Cloud Engineer
6 80 (7.04%) Security Consultant
7 77 (6.77%) Security Engineer
8 71 (6.24%) Splunk Consultant
9 66 (5.80%) Architect
10 64 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 62 (5.45%) Support Analyst
12 57 (5.01%) Desktop Engineer
12 57 (5.01%) Desktop Support
13 56 (4.93%) Applications Support
14 55 (4.84%) AWS Engineer
14 55 (4.84%) Security Analyst
15 54 (4.75%) Linux Engineer
16 44 (3.87%) Azure Engineer
17 40 (3.52%) Azure DevOps
17 40 (3.52%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (18.38%) .NET
2 110 (9.67%) XML
3 108 (9.50%) Elastic Stack
4 78 (6.86%) HTML
5 71 (6.24%) Web Services
6 52 (4.57%) Node.js
7 43 (3.78%) CSS
8 41 (3.61%) ActiveMQ
8 41 (3.61%) Kafka
8 41 (3.61%) SailPoint
9 39 (3.43%) REST
9 39 (3.43%) SOAP
9 39 (3.43%) Spring
10 38 (3.34%) RESTful
11 35 (3.08%) AngularJS
12 34 (2.99%) HTML5
12 34 (2.99%) Middleware
13 32 (2.81%) jQuery
14 30 (2.64%) Sensu
15 24 (2.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 122 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (7.83%) Fintech
3 80 (7.04%) User Experience
4 76 (6.68%) Computer Science
5 56 (4.93%) Public Cloud
6 53 (4.66%) Management Information System
7 39 (3.43%) Data Centre
8 38 (3.34%) Clustering
9 37 (3.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 36 (3.17%) Security Operations Centre
11 33 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
12 32 (2.81%) Hybrid Cloud
13 22 (1.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 20 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
15 14 (1.23%) Algorithms
16 12 (1.06%) PKI
17 10 (0.88%) Hedge funds
17 10 (0.88%) NHS
18 9 (0.79%) CMDB
18 9 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 454 (39.93%) Linux
2 370 (32.54%) Windows
3 185 (16.27%) Unix
4 130 (11.43%) Windows Server
5 71 (6.24%) CentOS
6 68 (5.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (3.43%) Solaris
8 35 (3.08%) AIX
9 31 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (1.58%) HPUX
11 18 (1.58%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.97%) Debian
12 11 (0.97%) Windows 10
13 10 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.70%) Windows 7
14 8 (0.70%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.44%) CoreOS
15 5 (0.44%) Kali Linux
15 5 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (25.33%) DevOps
2 272 (23.92%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (19.00%) SIEM
4 173 (15.22%) ITIL
5 168 (14.78%) Continuous Integration
6 153 (13.46%) Information Security
7 152 (13.37%) Continuous Delivery
8 151 (13.28%) Analytics
9 137 (12.05%) High Availability
10 120 (10.55%) Security Monitoring
11 112 (9.85%) Root Cause Analysis
12 107 (9.41%) Project Management
13 104 (9.15%) Security Operations
14 102 (8.97%) Configuration Management
14 102 (8.97%) Cybersecurity
15 100 (8.80%) Process Improvement
16 98 (8.62%) Performance Management
17 93 (8.18%) TDD
18 92 (8.09%) Scrum
19 86 (7.56%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 335 (29.46%) SQL
2 333 (29.29%) Python
3 322 (28.32%) Java
4 204 (17.94%) PowerShell
5 171 (15.04%) Perl
6 145 (12.75%) JavaScript
7 126 (11.08%) Bash Shell
8 114 (10.03%) Ruby
9 107 (9.41%) C#
10 102 (8.97%) Shell Script
11 96 (8.44%) T-SQL
12 54 (4.75%) PHP
13 37 (3.25%) C++
13 37 (3.25%) Go
14 36 (3.17%) VB.NET
15 28 (2.46%) C
16 25 (2.20%) Bourne shell
16 25 (2.20%) Korn
16 25 (2.20%) Scala
16 25 (2.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 148 (13.02%) CISSP
2 127 (11.17%) CISM
2 127 (11.17%) Degree
3 72 (6.33%) CISA
4 69 (6.07%) GIAC
5 59 (5.19%) Security Cleared
6 51 (4.49%) GSEC
7 45 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
8 44 (3.87%) GISF
9 40 (3.52%) SC Cleared
10 28 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
11 22 (1.93%) CEH
12 20 (1.76%) CCNA
12 20 (1.76%) DV Cleared
12 20 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (1.76%) RHCE
13 19 (1.67%) CompTIA Security+
13 19 (1.67%) Security+ Certification
14 18 (1.58%) SANS
15 17 (1.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (6.60%) PCI DSS
2 54 (4.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 49 (4.31%) QA
4 27 (2.37%) SEPA
5 24 (2.11%) SLA
6 15 (1.32%) GDPR
7 9 (0.79%) COBIT
7 9 (0.79%) ISO 22301
8 7 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.53%) SSAE 16
10 5 (0.44%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.44%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.18%) FIPS 140-2
13 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.088%) GCP
14 1 (0.088%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.088%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 221 (19.44%) Docker
2 200 (17.59%) Active Directory
3 58 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (2.02%) Hyper-V
4 23 (2.02%) Snort
5 20 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (1.58%) vSphere
7 17 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
8 13 (1.14%) XenApp
9 9 (0.79%) LXC
10 8 (0.70%) VirtualBox
11 6 (0.53%) Apache Flume
11 6 (0.53%) XenServer
12 5 (0.44%) KVM
12 5 (0.44%) Xen
13 4 (0.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 4 (0.35%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.26%) GPFS
15 2 (0.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 242 (21.28%) Puppet
2 185 (16.27%) Ansible
3 151 (13.28%) Opscode Chef
4 134 (11.79%) Nagios
5 92 (8.09%) Kubernetes
5 92 (8.09%) Nessus
6 59 (5.19%) SCCM
7 53 (4.66%) Grafana
8 50 (4.40%) ZABBIX
9 49 (4.31%) McAfee ePO
10 47 (4.13%) Opsview
11 45 (3.96%) QRadar
11 45 (3.96%) Rundeck
12 35 (3.08%) Terraform
13 32 (2.81%) Docker Swarm
14 28 (2.46%) ITRS Geneos
14 28 (2.46%) OpenVAS
15 25 (2.20%) WSUS
16 23 (2.02%) Core Impact
16 23 (2.02%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 187 (16.45%) Microsoft
2 121 (10.64%) AppDynamics
3 109 (9.59%) Oracle
4 106 (9.32%) VMware
5 96 (8.44%) Red Hat
6 88 (7.74%) Cisco
7 86 (7.56%) LogRhythm
8 70 (6.16%) Palo Alto
9 69 (6.07%) McAfee
10 64 (5.63%) New Relic
11 61 (5.36%) Google
12 59 (5.19%) Qualys
13 57 (5.01%) ArcSight
14 55 (4.84%) IBM
15 51 (4.49%) CyberArk
16 50 (4.40%) ServiceNow
17 49 (4.31%) AlienVault
18 47 (4.13%) Symantec
19 41 (3.61%) Aveksa
19 41 (3.61%) SolarWinds