Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 388 448 570
Rank change year-on-year +60 +122 +121
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 1,345 1,180 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 0.67% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.88% 1.50% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 838 823 709
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,500 £41,650
90th Percentile £87,875 £90,000 £84,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -

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 71,672 78,770 85,454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.05% 44.58% 44.05%
Number of salaries quoted 55,495 60,964 69,291
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 2018. 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 +66 1,215 £60,000 - 158
London +19 740 £67,500 +3.85% 86
UK excluding London +136 583 £55,000 +15.79% 80
East of England +122 161 £50,000 +11.11% 12
South East +80 146 £57,500 -0.86% 24
North of England +21 118 £50,000 +11.11% 17
Scotland +32 96 £65,000 +109.68% 1
North West +42 61 £57,500 +21.05% 9
Yorkshire +4 45 £47,500 +5.56% 8
Midlands +46 38 £57,500 +9.52% 8
West Midlands +35 23 £57,500 +9.52% 5
South West +5 20 £60,000 +9.09% 11
East Midlands +18 15 £61,250 +2.08% 3
North East -17 12 £50,000 +11.11%
Wales +2 10 £60,000 +89.50% 7
Northern Ireland +7 4 - -

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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.

1 498 (37.03%) Amazon AWS
2 475 (35.32%) Linux
3 451 (33.53%) DevOps
4 398 (29.59%) Finance
5 381 (28.33%) SIEM
6 368 (27.36%) Python
7 342 (25.43%) Agile Software Development
8 341 (25.35%) Firewall
9 331 (24.61%) Microsoft Azure
10 328 (24.39%) Windows
11 313 (23.27%) Ansible
12 303 (22.53%) Java
13 300 (22.30%) Docker
14 288 (21.41%) Jenkins
15 262 (19.48%) Cybersecurity
16 259 (19.26%) Security Operations
17 243 (18.07%) VMware
18 238 (17.70%) Information Security
19 228 (16.95%) Opscode Chef
20 223 (16.58%) Puppet
21 222 (16.51%) PowerShell
21 222 (16.51%) Git (software)
22 220 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
23 211 (15.69%) Cisco
24 210 (15.61%) Problem-Solving
25 207 (15.39%) AppDynamics
26 203 (15.09%) Degree
27 195 (14.50%) CISSP
28 194 (14.42%) QRadar
29 193 (14.35%) Qualys

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 86 (6.39%) Confluence
2 64 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
2 64 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 55 (4.09%) Apache Spark
4 52 (3.87%) Apache
5 49 (3.64%) IIS
6 45 (3.35%) Cloud Foundry
7 40 (2.97%) WebSphere
8 37 (2.75%) OpenStack
9 33 (2.45%) JBoss
10 31 (2.30%) nginx
11 27 (2.01%) WebLogic
12 24 (1.78%) Mule
13 21 (1.56%) Anypoint
14 18 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 13 (0.97%) MS Exchange
16 8 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
16 8 (0.59%) SharePoint
17 6 (0.45%) Jetty
18 4 (0.30%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 15 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.074%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.074%) Maya
6 1 (0.074%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (1.19%) Documaker
2 11 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.15%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 498 (37.03%) Amazon AWS
2 331 (24.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 145 (10.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 112 (8.33%) GitHub
5 97 (7.21%) IaaS
6 80 (5.95%) SaaS
7 65 (4.83%) PaaS
8 49 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
9 43 (3.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 40 (2.97%) OpenShift
11 34 (2.53%) Serverless
12 31 (2.30%) AWS Lambda
13 25 (1.86%) Slack
14 23 (1.71%) Amazon S3
14 23 (1.71%) Datadog
14 23 (1.71%) Sumo Logic
15 21 (1.56%) IBM Cloud
15 21 (1.56%) Loggly
16 18 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
17 17 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 341 (25.35%) Firewall
2 174 (12.94%) Network Security
3 128 (9.52%) DNS
4 90 (6.69%) Wireless
5 87 (6.47%) TCP/IP
6 83 (6.17%) Intrusion Detection
7 74 (5.50%) SSL
8 73 (5.43%) Wireshark
9 68 (5.06%) HTTP
10 65 (4.83%) LAN
11 60 (4.46%) VPN
12 55 (4.09%) WAN
13 52 (3.87%) DHCP
14 48 (3.57%) SMTP
15 47 (3.49%) SNMP
16 44 (3.27%) Unified Communications
17 38 (2.83%) SSH
18 37 (2.75%) IPsec
19 33 (2.45%) FTP
20 32 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 98 (7.29%) Big Data
3 78 (5.80%) MongoDB
4 72 (5.35%) NoSQL
5 68 (5.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 68 (5.06%) Hadoop
6 60 (4.46%) MySQL
7 55 (4.09%) Relational Database
8 47 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
9 46 (3.42%) Redis
10 39 (2.90%) Oracle Database
11 24 (1.78%) RDBMS
12 17 (1.26%) InfluxDB
13 15 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
14 12 (0.89%) Hazelcast
14 12 (0.89%) MariaDB
15 11 (0.82%) HBase
16 10 (0.74%) Power BI
17 9 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 9 (0.67%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 288 (21.41%) Jenkins
2 222 (16.51%) Git (software)
3 179 (13.31%) JIRA
4 89 (6.62%) Maven
5 84 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
6 78 (5.80%) Octopus Deploy
7 77 (5.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 75 (5.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 74 (5.50%) Subversion
10 69 (5.13%) JUnit
11 61 (4.54%) Cucumber
12 60 (4.46%) IBM UrbanCode
13 58 (4.31%) Selenium
14 53 (3.94%) GoCD
15 42 (3.12%) SonarQube
16 35 (2.60%) Vagrant
17 34 (2.53%) JMeter
17 34 (2.53%) TeamCity
18 29 (2.16%) Gerrit
19 28 (2.08%) Mocha
General
1 398 (29.59%) Finance
2 165 (12.27%) Banking
3 107 (7.96%) Retail
4 58 (4.31%) Telecoms
5 53 (3.94%) Investment Banking
6 42 (3.12%) Manufacturing
7 41 (3.05%) Pharmaceutical
8 29 (2.16%) German Language
9 28 (2.08%) Italian Language
10 20 (1.49%) Billing
11 19 (1.41%) Financial Institution
12 17 (1.26%) Games
13 14 (1.04%) Law
14 10 (0.74%) Legal
15 9 (0.67%) Front Office
16 8 (0.59%) Marketing
17 5 (0.37%) Advertising
17 5 (0.37%) Back Office
17 5 (0.37%) Electronics
17 5 (0.37%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 211 (15.69%) Consultant
2 201 (14.94%) Analyst
3 132 (9.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 112 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 111 (8.25%) Developer
5 111 (8.25%) Security Analyst
6 110 (8.18%) Architect
7 95 (7.06%) Security Engineer
8 77 (5.72%) Senior Consultant
9 71 (5.28%) Solutions Architect
10 70 (5.20%) DevOps Consultant
11 69 (5.13%) IT Consultant
12 67 (4.98%) IT Security Consultant
12 67 (4.98%) Senior DevOps
13 62 (4.61%) Technical Architect
14 53 (3.94%) Cloud Engineer
15 52 (3.87%) SOC Analyst
16 43 (3.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 42 (3.12%) Java Developer
17 42 (3.12%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (11.45%) Elastic Stack
1 154 (11.45%) Web Services
2 124 (9.22%) Spring
3 109 (8.10%) Node.js
4 88 (6.54%) HTML
5 86 (6.39%) .NET
6 78 (5.80%) Spring Boot
7 75 (5.58%) REST
8 73 (5.43%) RESTful
9 67 (4.98%) Middleware
10 66 (4.91%) CSS
11 62 (4.61%) AngularJS
12 61 (4.54%) Kafka
13 57 (4.24%) JSON
14 53 (3.94%) RabbitMQ
15 45 (3.35%) SOAP
16 43 (3.20%) HTML5
17 39 (2.90%) XML
18 38 (2.83%) React
19 37 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 186 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
2 147 (10.93%) Security Operations Centre
3 142 (10.56%) Data Centre
4 109 (8.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 107 (7.96%) PKI
6 96 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
7 91 (6.77%) Computer Science
8 81 (6.02%) Public Cloud
9 72 (5.35%) Management Information System
10 65 (4.83%) Fintech
11 54 (4.01%) Cyberthreat
12 50 (3.72%) User Experience
13 49 (3.64%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 49 (3.64%) Mobile App
14 44 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
15 42 (3.12%) Linux Command Line
16 31 (2.30%) Private Cloud
17 18 (1.34%) Cyber Defence
18 16 (1.19%) EMC VMAX
19 15 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 475 (35.32%) Linux
2 328 (24.39%) Windows
3 165 (12.27%) Unix
4 88 (6.54%) Windows Server
5 86 (6.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 66 (4.91%) CentOS
7 52 (3.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (3.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 37 (2.75%) Solaris
10 30 (2.23%) Mac OS X
10 30 (2.23%) Ubuntu
11 21 (1.56%) HPUX
12 19 (1.41%) AIX
13 18 (1.34%) Android
14 17 (1.26%) Windows 10
15 13 (0.97%) Kali Linux
15 13 (0.97%) Mac OS
15 13 (0.97%) VMS
16 10 (0.74%) DC/OS
16 10 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (33.53%) DevOps
2 381 (28.33%) SIEM
3 342 (25.43%) Agile Software Development
4 262 (19.48%) Cybersecurity
5 259 (19.26%) Security Operations
6 238 (17.70%) Information Security
7 220 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
8 210 (15.61%) Problem-Solving
9 188 (13.98%) Vulnerability Management
10 161 (11.97%) Data Loss Prevention
11 160 (11.90%) Test Automation
12 145 (10.78%) Continuous Delivery
13 143 (10.63%) Analytics
14 138 (10.26%) ITIL
15 137 (10.19%) Configuration Management
16 122 (9.07%) Microservices
17 102 (7.58%) Scrum
17 102 (7.58%) Threat Management
18 100 (7.43%) Risk Management
19 97 (7.21%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 368 (27.36%) Python
2 303 (22.53%) Java
3 222 (16.51%) PowerShell
4 171 (12.71%) Bash Shell
4 171 (12.71%) SQL
5 122 (9.07%) Ruby
6 106 (7.88%) JavaScript
6 106 (7.88%) Perl
7 79 (5.87%) Java 8
8 74 (5.50%) C#
9 64 (4.76%) PHP
10 53 (3.94%) Scala
11 42 (3.12%) Go
12 40 (2.97%) C
13 39 (2.90%) C++
13 39 (2.90%) Shell Script
14 31 (2.30%) Groovy
15 28 (2.08%) ES6
16 24 (1.78%) VBScript
17 11 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 203 (15.09%) Degree
2 195 (14.50%) CISSP
3 133 (9.89%) Cisco Certification
4 79 (5.87%) CCIE
5 78 (5.80%) CCNP
6 71 (5.28%) CCNA
7 66 (4.91%) Computer Science Degree
8 65 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 63 (4.68%) SSCP
10 61 (4.54%) CEH
10 61 (4.54%) MCSE
11 54 (4.01%) SANS
12 52 (3.87%) GCIH
13 51 (3.79%) CISA
14 50 (3.72%) GIAC
15 49 (3.64%) CISM
16 45 (3.35%) VCAP
16 45 (3.35%) VCDX
16 45 (3.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 43 (3.20%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (5.50%) PCI DSS
2 69 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 57 (4.24%) QA
4 44 (3.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 32 (2.38%) COBIT
6 19 (1.41%) GDPR
7 16 (1.19%) SAS 70
8 12 (0.89%) GPG13
9 11 (0.82%) SLA
10 10 (0.74%) ISO 22301
11 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.22%) ISO 31000
13 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
13 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 1 (0.074%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.074%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 300 (22.30%) Docker
2 140 (10.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 111 (8.25%) Active Directory
4 43 (3.20%) Hyper-V
5 33 (2.45%) VirtualBox
6 21 (1.56%) vSphere
7 17 (1.26%) Snort
8 16 (1.19%) HDFS
8 16 (1.19%) Samba
9 15 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
9 15 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
10 13 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (0.89%) KVM
12 10 (0.74%) pfSense
13 9 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (0.52%) iptables
14 7 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (0.52%) QEMU
15 4 (0.30%) XenApp
15 4 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 313 (23.27%) Ansible
2 228 (16.95%) Opscode Chef
3 223 (16.58%) Puppet
4 194 (14.42%) QRadar
5 167 (12.42%) Kubernetes
6 151 (11.23%) Terraform
7 112 (8.33%) Nagios
8 72 (5.35%) Nessus
9 63 (4.68%) Consul
10 52 (3.87%) Rundeck
11 51 (3.79%) RSA Security Analytics
12 49 (3.64%) Prometheus
13 42 (3.12%) ZABBIX
14 38 (2.83%) Grafana
15 36 (2.68%) vRealize
16 33 (2.45%) OpenVAS
17 28 (2.08%) Rancher
18 27 (2.01%) Packer
19 26 (1.93%) Nexpose
20 25 (1.86%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 243 (18.07%) VMware
2 211 (15.69%) Cisco
3 207 (15.39%) AppDynamics
4 193 (14.35%) Qualys
5 146 (10.86%) Microsoft
6 132 (9.81%) New Relic
7 127 (9.44%) LogRhythm
8 114 (8.48%) F5
9 113 (8.40%) Oracle
9 113 (8.40%) Red Hat
10 111 (8.25%) ArcSight
11 108 (8.03%) ServiceNow
12 95 (7.06%) Dell
13 90 (6.69%) Google
14 81 (6.02%) EMC
15 77 (5.72%) NetApp
16 63 (4.68%) IBM
17 52 (3.87%) Symantec
18 50 (3.72%) Delphix
18 50 (3.72%) RedGate