Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 379 382 391
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 +95
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 452 932 1,228
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.71% 0.75% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 1.88% 1.80% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 372 566 723
Median annual salary £55,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.48% -4.17% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,625 £36,250
90th Percentile £86,125 £83,125 £91,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 24,084 51,917 63,141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.06% 41.71% 41.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18,816 40,088 49,064
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +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 19 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Splunk in the UK

Splunk
Top 18 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 19 January 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 +28 416 £60,000 +4.35% 84
UK excluding London +66 277 £50,000 - 44
London +4 166 £72,500 +3.57% 42
South East +66 81 £50,000 -9.09% 6
North of England +111 61 £60,000 +29.73% 18
South West +41 47 £47,500 +5.56% 5
Work from Home -31 39 £50,000 - 14
Midlands +52 33 £50,000 +5.26% 8
North West +81 31 £53,750 +26.47% 7
West Midlands +56 30 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Yorkshire +42 25 £60,000 +20.00% 6
East of England +107 23 £70,000 +40.00% 5
Wales +57 17 £42,500 -10.53%
Scotland -26 12 £60,000 -7.69%
North East - 5 £66,250 - 5
East Midlands +53 3 £30,000 -45.45%
Northern Ireland - 2 £50,000 - 2
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 178 (39.38%) DevOps
2 170 (37.61%) Python
3 168 (37.17%) AWS
4 148 (32.74%) Linux
5 135 (29.87%) Terraform
6 130 (28.76%) Java
7 127 (28.10%) Kubernetes
8 120 (26.55%) Agile Software Development
9 111 (24.56%) SQL
10 100 (22.12%) Security Cleared
11 99 (21.90%) Azure
11 99 (21.90%) SIEM
12 98 (21.68%) Windows
13 97 (21.46%) Grafana
14 94 (20.80%) Finance
15 93 (20.58%) Docker
16 90 (19.91%) Ansible
17 84 (18.58%) SC Cleared
18 83 (18.36%) Firewall
19 81 (17.92%) Spring
20 80 (17.70%) GCP
21 75 (16.59%) Elasticsearch
21 75 (16.59%) Microsoft
22 73 (16.15%) Public Sector
23 72 (15.93%) Jenkins
24 64 (14.16%) Google
25 62 (13.72%) Apache Spark
26 60 (13.27%) Apache
26 60 (13.27%) Service Management
27 59 (13.05%) GitHub

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 (16.59%) Elasticsearch
2 62 (13.72%) Apache Spark
3 60 (13.27%) Apache
4 22 (4.87%) Tomcat
5 19 (4.20%) Confluence
6 10 (2.21%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.11%) IIS
8 4 (0.88%) nginx
8 4 (0.88%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.66%) CMS
10 2 (0.44%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.44%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.22%) JBoss
11 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.66%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.11%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 168 (37.17%) AWS
2 99 (21.90%) Azure
3 80 (17.70%) GCP
4 59 (13.05%) GitHub
5 51 (11.28%) Stackdriver
6 46 (10.18%) SaaS
7 42 (9.29%) Serverless
8 35 (7.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 30 (6.64%) AWS Lambda
10 26 (5.75%) Amazon EC2
10 26 (5.75%) AWS CloudFormation
11 25 (5.53%) Office 365
12 21 (4.65%) Amazon S3
12 21 (4.65%) OpenShift
13 20 (4.42%) PaaS
14 15 (3.32%) IaaS
15 10 (2.21%) Azure Functions
15 10 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
16 8 (1.77%) Amazon Kinesis
17 7 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 83 (18.36%) Firewall
2 42 (9.29%) Network Security
3 33 (7.30%) BGP
3 33 (7.30%) Intrusion Detection
3 33 (7.30%) LAN
3 33 (7.30%) OSPF
4 31 (6.86%) TCP/IP
5 26 (5.75%) WAN
6 25 (5.53%) Wireless
7 24 (5.31%) SNMP
8 22 (4.87%) Multicast
9 18 (3.98%) DNS
10 17 (3.76%) IGMP
11 16 (3.54%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (2.88%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (2.21%) SSL
14 9 (1.99%) HTTP
14 9 (1.99%) Internet
15 8 (1.77%) DHCP
15 8 (1.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (12.61%) PostgreSQL
2 44 (9.73%) Big Data
3 26 (5.75%) SQL Server
4 25 (5.53%) MongoDB
5 24 (5.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 21 (4.65%) Relational Database
7 18 (3.98%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (3.76%) NoSQL
9 12 (2.65%) Hadoop
10 10 (2.21%) GIS
11 7 (1.55%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.33%) DataStax
12 6 (1.33%) MySQL
12 6 (1.33%) Tableau
13 4 (0.88%) Amazon Athena
13 4 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (0.88%) Cosmos DB
13 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 72 (15.93%) Jenkins
2 57 (12.61%) Gradle
3 46 (10.18%) Git (software)
4 41 (9.07%) JIRA
5 33 (7.30%) TeamCity
6 30 (6.64%) Octopus Deploy
7 25 (5.53%) Maven
8 24 (5.31%) JUnit
9 20 (4.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 17 (3.76%) GitLab
11 11 (2.43%) Bitbucket
12 10 (2.21%) GoCD
13 6 (1.33%) Postman
13 6 (1.33%) Pylint
13 6 (1.33%) Selenium
13 6 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (1.33%) Sourcetree
14 5 (1.11%) Mocha
15 4 (0.88%) Cucumber
15 4 (0.88%) WebDriver
General
1 94 (20.80%) Finance
2 73 (16.15%) Public Sector
3 37 (8.19%) Telecoms
4 27 (5.97%) Marketing
5 21 (4.65%) Banking
5 21 (4.65%) Law
6 20 (4.42%) Games
7 11 (2.43%) Aerospace
8 10 (2.21%) Electronics
8 10 (2.21%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.99%) Retail
10 7 (1.55%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.66%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.44%) Legal
12 2 (0.44%) Military
12 2 (0.44%) Publishing
13 1 (0.22%) Czech Language
13 1 (0.22%) French Language
13 1 (0.22%) German Language
13 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 90 (19.91%) Developer
2 74 (16.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 56 (12.39%) Senior Developer
4 51 (11.28%) Analyst
4 51 (11.28%) Java Developer
5 34 (7.52%) Security Engineer
6 32 (7.08%) Architect
6 32 (7.08%) Splunk Engineer
7 29 (6.42%) Senior DevOps
7 29 (6.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 29 (6.42%) Senior Java Developer
8 24 (5.31%) Digital Developer
8 24 (5.31%) Digital Transformation
9 23 (5.09%) SOC Analyst
10 21 (4.65%) Junior
11 18 (3.98%) Azure Engineer
11 18 (3.98%) Full Stack Developer
12 17 (3.76%) Business Intelligence Specialist
12 17 (3.76%) Network Architect
12 17 (3.76%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (17.92%) Spring
2 58 (12.83%) RabbitMQ
3 52 (11.50%) Elastic Stack
3 52 (11.50%) Spring Integration
4 36 (7.96%) Spring Boot
5 28 (6.19%) CSS
5 28 (6.19%) HTML
6 26 (5.75%) AngularJS
7 23 (5.09%) ActiveMQ
8 21 (4.65%) Apache Camel
8 21 (4.65%) J2EE
8 21 (4.65%) Struts
8 21 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 19 (4.20%) .NET
10 16 (3.54%) Web Services
11 13 (2.88%) Node.js
12 12 (2.65%) React
12 12 (2.65%) REST
13 11 (2.43%) JSON
13 11 (2.43%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.63%) Data Centre
2 32 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.20%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.76%) Public Cloud
4 17 (3.76%) User Experience
5 14 (3.10%) Security Operations Centre
6 11 (2.43%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (1.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (1.55%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.11%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.11%) Social Media
11 4 (0.88%) Cyberattack
11 4 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.88%) PKI
11 4 (0.88%) RSA SecurID
11 4 (0.88%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.66%) Analytical Mindset
12 3 (0.66%) HP Storage
12 3 (0.66%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 148 (32.74%) Linux
2 98 (21.68%) Windows
3 24 (5.31%) CentOS
4 20 (4.42%) Windows Server
5 17 (3.76%) Unix
6 15 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.55%) Windows 10
7 7 (1.55%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (1.11%) Mesosphere
9 4 (0.88%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.66%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.22%) Android
12 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (39.38%) DevOps
2 120 (26.55%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (21.90%) SIEM
4 60 (13.27%) Service Management
5 58 (12.83%) Problem-Solving
6 56 (12.39%) Infrastructure as Code
6 56 (12.39%) Security Operations
7 53 (11.73%) Cybersecurity
7 53 (11.73%) ITSM
8 52 (11.50%) API Integration
9 51 (11.28%) Microservices
10 42 (9.29%) Information Security
11 40 (8.85%) Configuration Management
12 39 (8.63%) Continuous Integration
13 37 (8.19%) Analytics
14 35 (7.74%) Fintech
15 32 (7.08%) Scrum
16 31 (6.86%) Test Automation
17 30 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
18 29 (6.42%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 170 (37.61%) Python
2 130 (28.76%) Java
3 111 (24.56%) SQL
4 58 (12.83%) Bash Shell
5 55 (12.17%) PowerShell
6 45 (9.96%) JavaScript
7 29 (6.42%) C#
8 21 (4.65%) Scala
9 20 (4.42%) TypeScript
10 7 (1.55%) Go
10 7 (1.55%) Perl
10 7 (1.55%) Ruby
11 6 (1.33%) XPath
12 4 (0.88%) CoffeeScript
12 4 (0.88%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.66%) C
14 2 (0.44%) C++
14 2 (0.44%) Java 8
15 1 (0.22%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.22%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 100 (22.12%) Security Cleared
2 84 (18.58%) SC Cleared
3 42 (9.29%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (8.19%) Degree
5 33 (7.30%) CCNP
6 25 (5.53%) CISSP
7 24 (5.31%) CCIE
8 18 (3.98%) CCNA
9 17 (3.76%) SANS
10 12 (2.65%) GCIH
10 12 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (2.21%) MCSE
12 8 (1.77%) OSCP
13 7 (1.55%) CISM
13 7 (1.55%) CREST Certified
13 7 (1.55%) RHCE
14 6 (1.33%) CEH
14 6 (1.33%) CompTIA Security+
14 6 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
15 5 (1.11%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.88%) SLA
2 11 (2.43%) HIPAA
3 10 (2.21%) NIST
3 10 (2.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.99%) GDPR
5 8 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.77%) QA
6 7 (1.55%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.88%) COBIT
8 2 (0.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.22%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
System Software
1 93 (20.58%) Docker
2 32 (7.08%) Active Directory
3 26 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.33%) VMware NSX
6 5 (1.11%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.66%) ProxySG
7 3 (0.66%) vSphere
8 2 (0.44%) Snort
8 2 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.22%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.22%) Xen
9 1 (0.22%) XenApp
9 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 135 (29.87%) Terraform
2 127 (28.10%) Kubernetes
3 97 (21.46%) Grafana
4 90 (19.91%) Ansible
5 54 (11.95%) Puppet
6 34 (7.52%) QRadar
7 27 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
8 25 (5.53%) Prometheus
9 11 (2.43%) Kibana
10 10 (2.21%) logstash
10 10 (2.21%) Rancher
10 10 (2.21%) Rundeck
11 8 (1.77%) SCCM
12 7 (1.55%) Nessus
13 6 (1.33%) Nagios
14 5 (1.11%) Automic
14 5 (1.11%) Consul
14 5 (1.11%) Graylog
14 5 (1.11%) ZABBIX
15 4 (0.88%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 75 (16.59%) Microsoft
2 64 (14.16%) Google
3 57 (12.61%) ServiceNow
4 45 (9.96%) Cisco
5 37 (8.19%) LogRhythm
5 37 (8.19%) VMware
6 27 (5.97%) Palo Alto
7 23 (5.09%) Oracle
7 23 (5.09%) Red Hat
8 21 (4.65%) CheckPoint
8 21 (4.65%) SolarWinds
9 17 (3.76%) IBM
10 14 (3.10%) AlienVault
10 14 (3.10%) CyberArk
10 14 (3.10%) Dynatrace
10 14 (3.10%) F5
11 13 (2.88%) McAfee
12 12 (2.65%) ArcSight
12 12 (2.65%) Fortinet
12 12 (2.65%) SAP