Period
to 12 December 2019

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 12 December 2019 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
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 372 383 474
Rank change year-on-year +11 +91 +60
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 1,082 1,285 1,082
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 0.81% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 1.92% 1.88% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 626 764 720
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% - -0.83%
10th Percentile £34,625 £35,075 £33,725
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £86,250
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 56,272 68,201 79,689
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.27% 42.75% 44.42%
Number of salaries quoted 43,082 52,545 61,719
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%
10th Percentile £27,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 12 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Splunk in the UK

Splunk
Top 14 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 12 December 2019. 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 +4 968 £55,000 -8.33% 108
UK excluding London +55 543 £50,000 - 68
London -18 522 £65,000 -7.14% 47
South East +104 176 £57,500 +9.52% 24
South West +91 120 £45,000 -18.18% 8
Scotland +36 94 £62,500 +8.70% 4
Midlands +79 85 £47,500 -38.71% 9
West Midlands +63 55 £47,500 -40.63% 8
North of England -35 37 £45,000 - 17
East Midlands +21 30 £55,000 -24.14% 1
East of England -29 26 £50,000 +25.00% 3
North West -1 25 £42,500 - 5
Yorkshire -25 12 £52,500 +16.67% 12
Wales -2 5 £47,500 -20.83% 3

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, 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.

1 451 (41.68%) Python
2 438 (40.48%) Linux
3 340 (31.42%) AWS
4 338 (31.24%) Cybersecurity
5 332 (30.68%) Windows
6 328 (30.31%) Agile Software Development
7 304 (28.10%) DevOps
8 301 (27.82%) Ansible
9 295 (27.26%) SIEM
10 290 (26.80%) Azure
11 262 (24.21%) Java
12 237 (21.90%) Jenkins
13 236 (21.81%) Finance
14 228 (21.07%) Security Operations
15 224 (20.70%) PowerShell
16 214 (19.78%) Bash Shell
17 212 (19.59%) Terraform
18 201 (18.58%) Information Security
19 200 (18.48%) Analytics
20 197 (18.21%) Opscode Chef
20 197 (18.21%) Puppet
21 194 (17.93%) Unix
22 191 (17.65%) Firewall
22 191 (17.65%) Docker
23 189 (17.47%) Degree
24 185 (17.10%) Continuous Integration
25 183 (16.91%) JavaScript
26 179 (16.54%) Problem-Solving
27 175 (16.17%) Elastic Stack
28 172 (15.90%) GCP

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 74 (6.84%) Apache Spark
2 59 (5.45%) Tomcat
3 57 (5.27%) IIS
4 42 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
5 36 (3.33%) Confluence
6 31 (2.87%) SharePoint
7 26 (2.40%) CMS
8 25 (2.31%) Apache
9 22 (2.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 20 (1.85%) Headless CMS
11 15 (1.39%) nginx
12 13 (1.20%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
13 10 (0.92%) Mule
14 8 (0.74%) Apache Solr
14 8 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (0.74%) MS Exchange
15 6 (0.55%) Apache Airflow
15 6 (0.55%) WordPress
16 5 (0.46%) Jupyter
Applications
1 9 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.46%) Gephi
4 3 (0.28%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.28%) InDesign
4 3 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.092%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (1.94%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.18%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.18%) Sonata
3 1 (0.092%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.092%) Magento
3 1 (0.092%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.092%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 340 (31.42%) AWS
2 290 (26.80%) Azure
3 172 (15.90%) GCP
4 82 (7.58%) Serverless
5 75 (6.93%) SaaS
6 66 (6.10%) PaaS
7 64 (5.91%) Office 365
8 58 (5.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 57 (5.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 57 (5.27%) Amazon S3
10 56 (5.18%) Amazon ECS
11 55 (5.08%) AWS Lambda
12 43 (3.97%) Amazon Kinesis
13 38 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
14 37 (3.42%) Datadog
15 31 (2.87%) GitHub
15 31 (2.87%) IaaS
16 28 (2.59%) Boomi
17 21 (1.94%) Apigee
17 21 (1.94%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 191 (17.65%) Firewall
2 170 (15.71%) DNS
3 138 (12.75%) TCP/IP
4 91 (8.41%) Network Security
5 75 (6.93%) DHCP
6 56 (5.18%) VPN
7 47 (4.34%) Internet
8 42 (3.88%) SSL
9 39 (3.60%) Cisco ASA
10 35 (3.23%) DMZ
11 29 (2.68%) HTTP
11 29 (2.68%) Intrusion Detection
12 28 (2.59%) WAN
13 27 (2.50%) Wireless
14 26 (2.40%) NetScaler
15 22 (2.03%) Skype
16 21 (1.94%) Cisco ISE
17 20 (1.85%) Cisco Wireless
18 18 (1.66%) Cisco Nexus
19 17 (1.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (10.26%) Big Data
2 65 (6.01%) SQL Server
3 55 (5.08%) Apache Hive
4 51 (4.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 47 (4.34%) Hadoop
6 44 (4.07%) Impala
7 43 (3.97%) Amazon Athena
8 30 (2.77%) NoSQL
9 23 (2.13%) MongoDB
10 17 (1.57%) HBase
11 15 (1.39%) BigQuery
11 15 (1.39%) Flink
11 15 (1.39%) Redis
12 12 (1.11%) Relational Database
13 11 (1.02%) MySQL
13 11 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
14 10 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (0.74%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 237 (21.90%) Jenkins
2 151 (13.96%) Git (software)
3 148 (13.68%) JIRA
4 84 (7.76%) IBM UrbanCode
5 76 (7.02%) Octopus Deploy
5 76 (7.02%) TeamCity
6 70 (6.47%) Maven
6 70 (6.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 68 (6.28%) JUnit
8 56 (5.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 47 (4.34%) Bitbucket
10 46 (4.25%) Selenium
11 40 (3.70%) PhantomJS
12 35 (3.23%) Bitbucket Server
13 34 (3.14%) git-flow
14 32 (2.96%) Subversion
15 30 (2.77%) SonarQube
15 30 (2.77%) TestRail
15 30 (2.77%) Travis CI
15 30 (2.77%) Zephyr
General
1 236 (21.81%) Finance
2 105 (9.70%) Law
3 73 (6.75%) Banking
4 59 (5.45%) Retail
5 33 (3.05%) Public Sector
6 27 (2.50%) Marketing
7 21 (1.94%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.57%) Legal
9 12 (1.11%) Electronics
9 12 (1.11%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.83%) Games
11 8 (0.74%) Advertising
11 8 (0.74%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.46%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.37%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.37%) Military
14 3 (0.28%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.18%) Automotive
15 2 (0.18%) Back Office
16 1 (0.092%) French Language
Job Titles
1 190 (17.56%) Analyst
2 180 (16.64%) Consultant
3 156 (14.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 91 (8.41%) Developer
4 91 (8.41%) Security Analyst
5 86 (7.95%) Security Engineer
6 54 (4.99%) Java Developer
6 54 (4.99%) Senior DevOps
7 49 (4.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 48 (4.44%) DevOps Consultant
9 43 (3.97%) Senior Consultant
10 41 (3.79%) Data Consultant
10 41 (3.79%) Network Engineer
10 41 (3.79%) Platform Engineer
10 41 (3.79%) Splunk Consultant
11 39 (3.60%) SOC Analyst
12 38 (3.51%) Software Engineer
13 35 (3.23%) Cybersecurity Analyst
14 32 (2.96%) Technical Leader
15 28 (2.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (16.17%) Elastic Stack
2 112 (10.35%) Node.js
3 89 (8.23%) Spring
4 84 (7.76%) HTML
5 83 (7.67%) Kafka
6 80 (7.39%) CSS
7 77 (7.12%) Web Services
8 55 (5.08%) REST
9 52 (4.81%) AngularJS
10 48 (4.44%) JSON
11 38 (3.51%) J2EE
12 35 (3.23%) RESTful
12 35 (3.23%) Spring Boot
13 34 (3.14%) React
14 27 (2.50%) LDAP
15 25 (2.31%) SailPoint
16 21 (1.94%) Sensu
16 21 (1.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 20 (1.85%) Spring Integration
18 17 (1.57%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 161 (14.88%) Management Information System
2 137 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (6.47%) Security Operations Centre
4 65 (6.01%) Data Centre
5 60 (5.55%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 55 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
7 37 (3.42%) Analytical Mindset
8 36 (3.33%) Cloud Native
9 35 (3.23%) Public Cloud
9 35 (3.23%) Virtual Team
10 30 (2.77%) PlayStation
11 28 (2.59%) Cyberthreat
12 24 (2.22%) User Experience
13 21 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
14 20 (1.85%) iPad
15 17 (1.57%) Mobile Banking
16 14 (1.29%) Mobile App
17 13 (1.20%) Online Banking
18 12 (1.11%) Cybercrime
19 11 (1.02%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 438 (40.48%) Linux
2 332 (30.68%) Windows
3 194 (17.93%) Unix
4 85 (7.86%) Windows Server
5 44 (4.07%) Solaris
6 38 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (2.77%) Mesosphere
8 21 (1.94%) Mac OS
9 13 (1.20%) Kali Linux
10 11 (1.02%) Windows 10
10 11 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.92%) CentOS
12 8 (0.74%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.37%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.28%) AIX
16 2 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
17 1 (0.092%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.092%) Oracle Linux
17 1 (0.092%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (31.24%) Cybersecurity
2 328 (30.31%) Agile Software Development
3 304 (28.10%) DevOps
4 295 (27.26%) SIEM
5 228 (21.07%) Security Operations
6 201 (18.58%) Information Security
7 200 (18.48%) Analytics
8 185 (17.10%) Continuous Integration
9 179 (16.54%) Problem-Solving
10 157 (14.51%) ITIL
11 135 (12.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 131 (12.11%) Continuous Delivery
13 119 (11.00%) Infrastructure as Code
14 113 (10.44%) Configuration Management
15 112 (10.35%) Scrum
16 108 (9.98%) Microservices
17 103 (9.52%) Threat Management
18 97 (8.96%) Machine Learning
19 93 (8.60%) Data Security
20 91 (8.41%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 451 (41.68%) Python
2 262 (24.21%) Java
3 224 (20.70%) PowerShell
4 214 (19.78%) Bash Shell
5 183 (16.91%) JavaScript
6 166 (15.34%) SQL
7 107 (9.89%) C
8 101 (9.33%) Ruby
9 100 (9.24%) Go
10 73 (6.75%) C++
10 73 (6.75%) Perl
11 68 (6.28%) Java 8
12 67 (6.19%) C#
13 41 (3.79%) R
14 31 (2.87%) PHP
15 26 (2.40%) Groovy
16 23 (2.13%) Shell Script
17 16 (1.48%) T-SQL
18 6 (0.55%) XPath
19 3 (0.28%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 189 (17.47%) Degree
2 98 (9.06%) CISSP
3 75 (6.93%) Security Cleared
4 60 (5.55%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (4.07%) CISM
5 44 (4.07%) MCP
6 43 (3.97%) SC Cleared
7 39 (3.60%) CCNP
7 39 (3.60%) DV Cleared
8 38 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 37 (3.42%) RHCE
10 33 (3.05%) CCNA
11 25 (2.31%) CISA
12 24 (2.22%) GIAC
13 22 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
14 18 (1.66%) GCIH
15 17 (1.57%) SANS
16 15 (1.39%) CCA
17 14 (1.29%) GCIA
17 14 (1.29%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.53%) SLA
2 41 (3.79%) PCI DSS
3 34 (3.14%) Data Quality
3 34 (3.14%) QA
4 33 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 15 (1.39%) GDPR
6 15 (1.39%) NIST
7 8 (0.74%) HMG Infosec
7 8 (0.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 8 (0.74%) JSP 440
8 7 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.46%) COBIT
9 5 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.28%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.18%) FedRAMP
11 2 (0.18%) FISMA
11 2 (0.18%) NCSC
System Software
1 191 (17.65%) Docker
2 120 (11.09%) Active Directory
3 59 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (3.60%) Apache Flume
5 35 (3.23%) Firmware
6 29 (2.68%) XenApp
7 28 (2.59%) Hyper-V
8 24 (2.22%) NFS
9 21 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
10 15 (1.39%) XenDesktop
11 13 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
12 11 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (0.83%) Snort
14 8 (0.74%) vSphere
15 6 (0.55%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 6 (0.55%) OpenAM
15 6 (0.55%) Varnish
15 6 (0.55%) VMware NSX
16 5 (0.46%) OpenIDM
17 4 (0.37%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 301 (27.82%) Ansible
2 212 (19.59%) Terraform
3 197 (18.21%) Opscode Chef
3 197 (18.21%) Puppet
4 155 (14.33%) Kubernetes
5 92 (8.50%) QRadar
6 71 (6.56%) Kibana
7 70 (6.47%) Consul
8 66 (6.10%) Prometheus
9 63 (5.82%) Nessus
10 59 (5.45%) Nagios
11 56 (5.18%) SCCM
12 54 (4.99%) Grafana
13 47 (4.34%) Rancher
14 41 (3.79%) logstash
15 39 (3.60%) Oozie
16 38 (3.51%) SCOM
17 36 (3.33%) Automic
18 27 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
19 24 (2.22%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 156 (14.42%) ServiceNow
2 140 (12.94%) Microsoft
3 130 (12.01%) Cisco
4 110 (10.17%) LogRhythm
5 102 (9.43%) Google
6 86 (7.95%) AppDynamics
7 85 (7.86%) CyberArk
7 85 (7.86%) Oracle
8 83 (7.67%) ArcSight
9 81 (7.49%) Palo Alto
10 78 (7.21%) VMware
11 70 (6.47%) Symantec
12 66 (6.10%) New Relic
13 61 (5.64%) McAfee
14 55 (5.08%) Dynatrace
15 48 (4.44%) MuleSoft
16 47 (4.34%) Atlassian
17 45 (4.16%) Citrix
18 44 (4.07%) CheckPoint
19 43 (3.97%) Salesforce.com