Period
to 22 January 2022

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 January 2022 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 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 478 396 407
Rank change year-on-year -82 +11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 790 447 936
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.70% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 1.56% 1.86% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 450 334 561
10th Percentile £46,250 £35,300 £38,750
25th Percentile £53,750 £44,063 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,750 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.55% +0.43% -4.17%
75th Percentile £82,500 £73,438 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.00% - -

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 50,576 24,041 52,546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.25% 37.88% 41.65%
Number of salaries quoted 32,254 18,937 40,593
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £39,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -

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 22 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Splunk in the UK

Splunk
Top 17 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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -84 670 £66,500 +10.83% 142
London -54 384 £71,250 -5.00% 82
UK excluding London -143 322 £57,000 +14.00% 69
Work from Home -79 175 £68,350 +36.70% 30
South East -109 74 £60,000 +20.00% 10
North of England -119 67 £57,500 -4.17% 22
Scotland -19 58 £55,000 -2.22% 9
Midlands -77 52 £55,000 +10.00% 7
West Midlands -61 41 £55,000 +4.76% 6
South West -59 38 £58,750 +46.88% 4
North West -80 30 £52,500 -2.33% 13
East of England -88 29 £62,000 -11.43% 13
Yorkshire -71 25 £65,000 +8.33% 6
North East -22 12 £65,000 - 3
East Midlands -48 11 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Wales -55 7 £60,000 +41.18% 4
Northern Ireland -30 1 £55,000 +10.00%

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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.

1 349 (44.18%) DevOps
2 323 (40.89%) Python
3 302 (38.23%) AWS
4 292 (36.96%) Linux
5 282 (35.70%) Agile Software Development
6 243 (30.76%) Azure
7 216 (27.34%) CI/CD
8 212 (26.84%) Docker
9 209 (26.46%) Kubernetes
10 208 (26.33%) Ansible
11 207 (26.20%) Social Skills
12 204 (25.82%) Windows
12 204 (25.82%) Java
13 198 (25.06%) Cybersecurity
14 191 (24.18%) SIEM
15 186 (23.54%) Jenkins
16 185 (23.42%) GCP
17 184 (23.29%) Finance
18 156 (19.75%) Terraform
19 154 (19.49%) SQL
20 145 (18.35%) Firewall
21 137 (17.34%) Analytics
22 134 (16.96%) PowerShell
23 124 (15.70%) Microservices
23 124 (15.70%) Prometheus
24 122 (15.44%) Git (software)
25 114 (14.43%) DNS
26 113 (14.30%) Analytical Skills
27 109 (13.80%) Opscode Chef
28 104 (13.16%) Microsoft

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 79 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 32 (4.05%) Confluence
3 30 (3.80%) Apache Spark
3 30 (3.80%) nginx
4 16 (2.03%) IIS
5 13 (1.65%) Apache
5 13 (1.65%) Cloud Foundry
6 12 (1.52%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.14%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.89%) Mule
8 7 (0.89%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (0.63%) Apache Pulsar
10 4 (0.51%) FileNet
10 4 (0.51%) JBoss
10 4 (0.51%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.51%) Papyrus
11 3 (0.38%) Jupyter
12 2 (0.25%) CMS
12 2 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 48 (6.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (1.90%) Magento
2 13 (1.65%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 302 (38.23%) AWS
2 243 (30.76%) Azure
3 185 (23.42%) GCP
4 65 (8.23%) Serverless
5 57 (7.22%) Amazon ECS
6 55 (6.96%) GitHub
7 53 (6.71%) AWS CloudFormation
7 53 (6.71%) AWS Lambda
8 52 (6.58%) Power Platform
9 51 (6.46%) OpenShift
10 45 (5.70%) Datadog
11 39 (4.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 38 (4.81%) Amazon S3
13 30 (3.80%) SaaS
14 29 (3.67%) IaaS
14 29 (3.67%) Microsoft 365
15 25 (3.16%) Amazon Kinesis
15 25 (3.16%) Azure Sentinel
15 25 (3.16%) PaaS
16 23 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 145 (18.35%) Firewall
2 114 (14.43%) DNS
3 70 (8.86%) HTTP
4 64 (8.10%) TCP/IP
5 47 (5.95%) DHCP
6 36 (4.56%) Network Security
7 35 (4.43%) VPN
7 35 (4.43%) WAN
8 30 (3.80%) LAN
9 25 (3.16%) Internet
10 22 (2.78%) SMTP
10 22 (2.78%) SSL
11 19 (2.41%) VLAN
12 16 (2.03%) FTP
13 14 (1.77%) Intrusion Detection
14 13 (1.65%) Broadband
14 13 (1.65%) Kerberos
14 13 (1.65%) Wireshark
15 11 (1.39%) SAN
16 9 (1.14%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (7.22%) NoSQL
2 56 (7.09%) Redis
3 53 (6.71%) Tableau
4 52 (6.58%) Hadoop
4 52 (6.58%) Power BI
5 45 (5.70%) Relational Database
6 39 (4.94%) MySQL
7 38 (4.81%) MongoDB
8 37 (4.68%) HBase
9 36 (4.56%) SQL Server
10 30 (3.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 28 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
12 27 (3.42%) Big Data
13 26 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (2.91%) Amazon Redshift
14 23 (2.91%) RDBMS
15 22 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
16 20 (2.53%) ArangoDB
16 20 (2.53%) BigQuery
16 20 (2.53%) Flink
Development Applications
1 186 (23.54%) Jenkins
2 122 (15.44%) Git (software)
3 72 (9.11%) JIRA
4 55 (6.96%) Maven
5 50 (6.33%) GitLab
6 43 (5.44%) TeamCity
7 42 (5.32%) Bitbucket
8 38 (4.81%) Sonatype Nexus
9 35 (4.43%) SonarQube
10 26 (3.29%) IBM UrbanCode
11 25 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
12 22 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
13 21 (2.66%) Artifactory
13 21 (2.66%) Gatling
14 20 (2.53%) Travis CI
15 18 (2.28%) JMeter
15 18 (2.28%) Postman
15 18 (2.28%) SoapUI
16 16 (2.03%) Subversion
17 14 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 207 (26.20%) Social Skills
2 184 (23.29%) Finance
3 113 (14.30%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (7.85%) Banking
5 49 (6.20%) Retail
6 44 (5.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 30 (3.80%) Law
8 29 (3.67%) Telecoms
9 20 (2.53%) Public Sector
10 15 (1.90%) Back Office
11 14 (1.77%) Games
12 13 (1.65%) Electronics
13 10 (1.27%) Presentation Skills
14 8 (1.01%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.89%) Documentation Skills
15 7 (0.89%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.76%) French Language
16 6 (0.76%) Influencing Skills
16 6 (0.76%) International Banking
16 6 (0.76%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 174 (22.03%) Analyst
2 107 (13.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 60 (7.59%) Consultant
4 57 (7.22%) SOC Analyst
5 56 (7.09%) Developer
6 55 (6.96%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 53 (6.71%) Senior Analyst
8 44 (5.57%) Security Engineer
9 38 (4.81%) Architect
10 37 (4.68%) Site Engineer
11 35 (4.43%) Security Analyst
12 34 (4.30%) Applications Support
13 31 (3.92%) Cloud Engineer
14 27 (3.42%) AWS Engineer
15 26 (3.29%) Support Analyst
16 25 (3.16%) Platform Engineer
17 24 (3.04%) Applications Support Analyst
18 23 (2.91%) AWS DevOps
19 22 (2.78%) Data Analyst
19 22 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (12.91%) Kafka
2 100 (12.66%) Elastic Stack
3 79 (10.00%) REST
4 69 (8.73%) React
5 57 (7.22%) Node.js
6 50 (6.33%) Web Services
7 44 (5.57%) Spring Boot
8 43 (5.44%) AngularJS
9 38 (4.81%) HTML
10 37 (4.68%) Spring
11 33 (4.18%) CSS
12 32 (4.05%) JSON
13 30 (3.80%) XML
14 28 (3.54%) .NET
14 28 (3.54%) SOAP
15 27 (3.42%) GraphQL
16 26 (3.29%) RESTful
17 24 (3.04%) Regular Expression
18 22 (2.78%) LDAP
19 20 (2.53%) Apache Beam
Miscellaneous
1 68 (8.61%) Management Information System
2 38 (4.81%) Cyberthreat
2 38 (4.81%) Public Cloud
3 34 (4.30%) Social Media
4 30 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
4 30 (3.80%) Virtual Team
5 28 (3.54%) Cyber Defence
5 28 (3.54%) Private Cloud
6 24 (3.04%) Data Centre
7 23 (2.91%) Security Operations Centre
8 20 (2.53%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 19 (2.41%) Cyberattack
10 15 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.65%) Analytical Mindset
11 13 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
12 12 (1.52%) Cloud Native
13 11 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
13 11 (1.39%) Replication
14 10 (1.27%) PKI
14 10 (1.27%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 292 (36.96%) Linux
2 204 (25.82%) Windows
3 43 (5.44%) Unix
4 36 (4.56%) Windows Server
5 32 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (2.41%) Mesosphere
7 14 (1.77%) Solaris
8 12 (1.52%) Ubuntu
9 9 (1.14%) Mac OS
10 8 (1.01%) Kali Linux
11 7 (0.89%) Android
12 5 (0.63%) CentOS
13 3 (0.38%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.38%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.25%) AIX
14 2 (0.25%) Debian
14 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.13%) SUSE
15 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (44.18%) DevOps
2 282 (35.70%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (27.34%) CI/CD
4 198 (25.06%) Cybersecurity
5 191 (24.18%) SIEM
6 137 (17.34%) Analytics
7 124 (15.70%) Microservices
8 101 (12.78%) Information Security
9 98 (12.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 95 (12.03%) Problem-Solving
11 90 (11.39%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 89 (11.27%) Configuration Management
12 89 (11.27%) Mentoring
13 88 (11.14%) Infrastructure as Code
14 81 (10.25%) Continuous Integration
15 77 (9.75%) Software Engineering
16 74 (9.37%) Security Operations
17 69 (8.73%) Data Modelling
18 68 (8.61%) DevSecOps
18 68 (8.61%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 323 (40.89%) Python
2 204 (25.82%) Java
3 154 (19.49%) SQL
4 134 (16.96%) PowerShell
5 101 (12.78%) Bash
6 94 (11.90%) JavaScript
7 78 (9.87%) Go
8 57 (7.22%) Ruby
9 55 (6.96%) Perl
10 41 (5.19%) C#
11 35 (4.43%) PHP
12 30 (3.80%) C
13 22 (2.78%) Shell Script
14 20 (2.53%) Scala
15 17 (2.15%) TypeScript
16 14 (1.77%) C++
17 12 (1.52%) Groovy
18 9 (1.14%) VB
19 7 (0.89%) ES6
20 6 (0.76%) R
Qualifications
1 80 (10.13%) Security Cleared
2 74 (9.37%) Degree
3 56 (7.09%) SC Cleared
4 32 (4.05%) CISSP
5 25 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (2.78%) CISM
7 19 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
8 17 (2.15%) CISA
9 16 (2.03%) CREST Certified
9 16 (2.03%) SANS
10 15 (1.90%) AWS Certification
11 12 (1.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 12 (1.52%) CCSP
11 12 (1.52%) CompTIA Security+
11 12 (1.52%) GIAC
12 11 (1.39%) CEH
13 10 (1.27%) OSCP
14 9 (1.14%) CLAS
15 8 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
15 8 (1.01%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.33%) GRC
2 49 (6.20%) QA
3 27 (3.42%) Data Quality
4 26 (3.29%) GDPR
5 25 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (2.15%) PCI DSS
7 14 (1.77%) NIST
8 13 (1.65%) SLA
9 12 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 8 (1.01%) ISAE 3402
11 8 (1.01%) ISO 31000
11 8 (1.01%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
12 5 (0.63%) HMG Infosec
12 5 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 5 (0.63%) JSP 440
13 3 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 1 (0.13%) GPG13
14 1 (0.13%) ITGC
System Software
1 212 (26.84%) Docker
2 48 (6.08%) Active Directory
3 28 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (2.41%) vSphere
6 17 (2.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (1.01%) ISA Server
7 8 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.63%) BitLocker
8 5 (0.63%) NDS
9 4 (0.51%) Ceph
9 4 (0.51%) NFS
9 4 (0.51%) Snort
10 3 (0.38%) HDFS
11 2 (0.25%) Squid
12 1 (0.13%) Firmware
12 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.13%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.13%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 209 (26.46%) Kubernetes
2 208 (26.33%) Ansible
3 156 (19.75%) Terraform
4 124 (15.70%) Prometheus
5 109 (13.80%) Opscode Chef
6 99 (12.53%) Puppet
7 92 (11.65%) Grafana
8 63 (7.97%) Kibana
9 41 (5.19%) Nagios
10 31 (3.92%) QRadar
11 30 (3.80%) HAProxy
12 29 (3.67%) logstash
13 23 (2.91%) Consul
13 23 (2.91%) Graphite
14 21 (2.66%) Automic
14 21 (2.66%) ZABBIX
15 19 (2.41%) Nessus
16 16 (2.03%) Istio
17 15 (1.90%) Docker Swarm
18 13 (1.65%) Kiali
Vendors
1 104 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 73 (9.24%) AppDynamics
2 73 (9.24%) Oracle
3 72 (9.11%) Google
4 67 (8.48%) Cisco
5 58 (7.34%) VMware
6 55 (6.96%) Dynatrace
7 52 (6.58%) F5
8 51 (6.46%) LogRhythm
9 48 (6.08%) ServiceNow
10 46 (5.82%) Red Hat
11 41 (5.19%) Palo Alto
12 36 (4.56%) New Relic
13 33 (4.18%) CrowdStrike
14 29 (3.67%) ArcSight
14 29 (3.67%) CheckPoint
15 24 (3.04%) Tripwire
16 23 (2.91%) MuleSoft
16 23 (2.91%) Sophos
17 21 (2.66%) BMC