Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 477 478 646
Rank change year-on-year +1 +168 +224
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 1,023 976 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.56% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 1.31% 1.29% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 645 688 652
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £36,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.08% -2.00% +11.11%

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 78,359 75,945 96,203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.63% 43.79% 45.63%
Number of salaries quoted 62,088 61,043 78,626
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Splunk in the UK

Splunk
Top 15 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 February 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 +8 922 £60,000 -4.00% 139
London +9 620 £65,000 -7.14% 95
UK excluding London +6 376 £47,000 -4.08% 54
South East +20 108 £58,000 +5.45% 15
East of England +60 83 £41,000 -21.90% 7
North of England -61 71 £47,000 +4.44% 10
Scotland -62 53 £32,500 -18.75% 6
North West -31 41 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Midlands +36 35 £57,500 +43.75% 9
West Midlands +19 27 £50,000 +33.33% 7
Wales +26 25 £40,000 - 4
Yorkshire -15 25 £47,000 +4.44% 2
South West -9 13 £47,500 -5.00% 3
East Midlands +24 8 £57,500 +35.29% 2
North East -20 5 £28,000 -37.78% 1

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 430 (42.03%) Linux
2 333 (32.55%) DevOps
3 301 (29.42%) Amazon AWS
4 284 (27.76%) Python
5 281 (27.47%) Finance
6 278 (27.17%) Java
7 268 (26.20%) Agile Software Development
8 252 (24.63%) Windows
8 252 (24.63%) SIEM
9 221 (21.60%) Jenkins
10 220 (21.51%) Puppet
11 203 (19.84%) Degree
12 200 (19.55%) Unix
13 199 (19.45%) Docker
14 195 (19.06%) Ansible
15 187 (18.28%) SQL
16 182 (17.79%) Continuous Integration
17 177 (17.30%) Microsoft Azure
18 175 (17.11%) Git (software)
19 170 (16.62%) VMware
20 157 (15.35%) Opscode Chef
20 157 (15.35%) Continuous Delivery
21 149 (14.57%) Data Centre
22 148 (14.47%) Cisco
23 147 (14.37%) Bash Shell
24 144 (14.08%) Microsoft
24 144 (14.08%) Nagios
25 142 (13.88%) PowerShell
26 140 (13.69%) AppDynamics
27 139 (13.59%) Firewall

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 64 (6.26%) Apache
2 62 (6.06%) Confluence
3 55 (5.38%) IIS
4 42 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
5 33 (3.23%) Apache Spark
6 32 (3.13%) Tomcat
7 31 (3.03%) nginx
8 25 (2.44%) WebSphere
9 20 (1.96%) SharePoint
10 18 (1.76%) WebLogic
11 17 (1.66%) Cloud Foundry
11 17 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
11 17 (1.66%) MS Exchange
12 15 (1.47%) JBoss
13 12 (1.17%) CMS
13 12 (1.17%) OpenStack
14 11 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (1.08%) Mule
14 11 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 10 (0.98%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 38 (3.71%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.20%) HipChat
4 1 (0.098%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.098%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.098%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.098%) SPSS
4 1 (0.098%) Stata
Business Applications
1 20 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.098%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.098%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 301 (29.42%) Amazon AWS
2 177 (17.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 99 (9.68%) GitHub
4 72 (7.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 71 (6.94%) IaaS
6 55 (5.38%) PaaS
7 53 (5.18%) Google Cloud Platform
7 53 (5.18%) SaaS
8 52 (5.08%) OpenShift
9 35 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
10 30 (2.93%) Amazon S3
10 30 (2.93%) AWS CloudFormation
11 28 (2.74%) Azure Active Directory
11 28 (2.74%) Office 365
12 22 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
13 18 (1.76%) Sumo Logic
14 17 (1.66%) Datadog
15 16 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 15 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
16 15 (1.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 139 (13.59%) Firewall
2 117 (11.44%) TCP/IP
3 116 (11.34%) DNS
4 73 (7.14%) Wireless
5 72 (7.04%) Network Security
6 70 (6.84%) DHCP
7 65 (6.35%) VPN
7 65 (6.35%) WAN
8 54 (5.28%) SNMP
9 52 (5.08%) HTTP
10 50 (4.89%) LAN
11 48 (4.69%) Unified Communications
12 46 (4.50%) Internet
13 38 (3.71%) Wireshark
14 32 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
14 32 (3.13%) SSL
14 32 (3.13%) Wireless Security
15 27 (2.64%) MPLS
15 27 (2.64%) VLAN
16 25 (2.44%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (11.63%) Big Data
2 105 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 98 (9.58%) MySQL
4 69 (6.74%) NoSQL
5 66 (6.45%) Relational Database
6 61 (5.96%) MongoDB
7 43 (4.20%) Apache Cassandra
7 43 (4.20%) Hadoop
8 37 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
9 28 (2.74%) Oracle Database
9 28 (2.74%) RDBMS
10 24 (2.35%) Redis
11 20 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
12 19 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 16 (1.56%) DB2
14 15 (1.47%) SimpleDB
15 14 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
16 13 (1.27%) Event Store
17 12 (1.17%) HBase
18 11 (1.08%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 221 (21.60%) Jenkins
2 175 (17.11%) Git (software)
3 136 (13.29%) JIRA
4 104 (10.17%) Maven
5 102 (9.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 70 (6.84%) Sonatype Nexus
7 62 (6.06%) Subversion
8 60 (5.87%) Octopus Deploy
9 53 (5.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 49 (4.79%) TeamCity
11 42 (4.11%) Cucumber
12 37 (3.62%) Vagrant
13 36 (3.52%) GoCD
14 34 (3.32%) Visual Studio
15 32 (3.13%) Selenium
16 31 (3.03%) JUnit
17 30 (2.93%) IBM UrbanCode
18 24 (2.35%) Gradle
19 23 (2.25%) Bitbucket
20 19 (1.86%) Grunt
General
1 281 (27.47%) Finance
2 121 (11.83%) Banking
3 69 (6.74%) Retail
4 49 (4.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 42 (4.11%) Manufacturing
6 41 (4.01%) Investment Banking
7 35 (3.42%) Telecoms
8 28 (2.74%) Law
9 22 (2.15%) Marketing
10 20 (1.96%) Financial Institution
11 18 (1.76%) Legal
12 15 (1.47%) Retail Banking
13 12 (1.17%) Advertising
13 12 (1.17%) German Language
13 12 (1.17%) Italian Language
14 10 (0.98%) Billing
15 9 (0.88%) Games
16 8 (0.78%) Publishing
17 7 (0.68%) Front Office
18 6 (0.59%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 179 (17.50%) Consultant
2 143 (13.98%) Analyst
3 130 (12.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 88 (8.60%) Cloud Engineer
5 73 (7.14%) Architect
6 69 (6.74%) Security Consultant
7 66 (6.45%) Developer
8 58 (5.67%) Linux Engineer
9 57 (5.57%) Security Analyst
10 56 (5.47%) Security Engineer
11 50 (4.89%) Solutions Architect
12 45 (4.40%) Senior Consultant
13 43 (4.20%) Splunk Consultant
14 42 (4.11%) DevOps Consultant
14 42 (4.11%) Technical Consultant
15 36 (3.52%) SOC Analyst
16 33 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 32 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
18 31 (3.03%) Applications Support
18 31 (3.03%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (11.44%) Web Services
2 110 (10.75%) .NET
3 92 (8.99%) HTML
4 88 (8.60%) Elastic Stack
5 86 (8.41%) Node.js
6 76 (7.43%) Spring
7 70 (6.84%) CSS
8 65 (6.35%) REST
9 62 (6.06%) LAMP
10 59 (5.77%) AngularJS
11 58 (5.67%) XML
12 47 (4.59%) HTML5
13 41 (4.01%) JSON
13 41 (4.01%) RESTful
14 39 (3.81%) SOAP
15 38 (3.71%) Middleware
16 33 (3.23%) Kafka
17 31 (3.03%) Spring Boot
18 28 (2.74%) Akka
19 26 (2.54%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 149 (14.57%) Data Centre
2 84 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (7.04%) Fintech
4 71 (6.94%) Computer Science
4 71 (6.94%) Security Operations Centre
5 56 (5.47%) Public Cloud
6 43 (4.20%) Management Information System
7 38 (3.71%) User Experience
8 37 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (2.83%) Private Cloud
10 28 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
11 22 (2.15%) Clustering
12 21 (2.05%) Cyberthreat
12 21 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 18 (1.76%) Mobile App
14 17 (1.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 16 (1.56%) Cyberattack
16 14 (1.37%) Hedge funds
17 13 (1.27%) Algorithms
17 13 (1.27%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 430 (42.03%) Linux
2 252 (24.63%) Windows
3 200 (19.55%) Unix
4 66 (6.45%) Windows Server
5 59 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 58 (5.67%) CentOS
7 36 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (2.64%) Solaris
9 23 (2.25%) Mac OS X
10 21 (2.05%) AIX
10 21 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (1.56%) Ubuntu
13 13 (1.27%) HPUX
14 12 (1.17%) Mac OS
14 12 (1.17%) Windows 10
15 10 (0.98%) Debian
15 10 (0.98%) OS/400
16 8 (0.78%) Kali Linux
17 6 (0.59%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (32.55%) DevOps
2 268 (26.20%) Agile Software Development
3 252 (24.63%) SIEM
4 182 (17.79%) Continuous Integration
5 157 (15.35%) Continuous Delivery
6 135 (13.20%) Cybersecurity
7 123 (12.02%) ITIL
8 117 (11.44%) Analytics
9 114 (11.14%) Information Security
9 114 (11.14%) Security Operations
10 112 (10.95%) Configuration Management
11 99 (9.68%) Presales
12 90 (8.80%) Incident Management
13 85 (8.31%) Microservices
14 83 (8.11%) Test Automation
15 82 (8.02%) TDD
16 75 (7.33%) Security Monitoring
17 71 (6.94%) High Availability
17 71 (6.94%) Vulnerability Management
18 67 (6.55%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 284 (27.76%) Python
2 278 (27.17%) Java
3 187 (18.28%) SQL
4 147 (14.37%) Bash Shell
5 142 (13.88%) PowerShell
6 126 (12.32%) Ruby
7 122 (11.93%) JavaScript
8 118 (11.53%) Perl
9 80 (7.82%) PHP
10 71 (6.94%) Shell Script
11 68 (6.65%) C#
12 42 (4.11%) Scala
13 34 (3.32%) C++
14 30 (2.93%) T-SQL
15 29 (2.83%) Groovy
16 28 (2.74%) C
17 23 (2.25%) Go
18 12 (1.17%) PL/SQL
19 11 (1.08%) ES6
19 11 (1.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 203 (19.84%) Degree
2 102 (9.97%) Cisco Certification
3 99 (9.68%) CISSP
4 63 (6.16%) CCNP
5 61 (5.96%) CCNA
6 56 (5.47%) CISM
7 45 (4.40%) Security Cleared
8 42 (4.11%) CCDP
9 41 (4.01%) CCIE
9 41 (4.01%) Computer Science Degree
10 34 (3.32%) GIAC
11 32 (3.13%) CISA
12 30 (2.93%) GCIH
13 22 (2.15%) CEH
13 22 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
13 22 (2.15%) SC Cleared
14 21 (2.05%) MCSE
15 19 (1.86%) SANS
16 18 (1.76%) CCIE Security
16 18 (1.76%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.38%) QA
2 41 (4.01%) PCI DSS
3 40 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (2.64%) GCP
5 25 (2.44%) COBIT
6 15 (1.47%) GDPR
7 10 (0.98%) SLA
8 8 (0.78%) ISO 22301
9 7 (0.68%) GPG13
10 6 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.29%) SEPA
12 2 (0.20%) MiFID
13 1 (0.098%) NIST 800
System Software
1 199 (19.45%) Docker
2 118 (11.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (9.19%) Active Directory
4 32 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.56%) Snort
5 16 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (1.37%) VirtualBox
7 13 (1.27%) HDFS
8 12 (1.17%) KVM
9 11 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (0.98%) vSphere
11 9 (0.88%) XenApp
12 8 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 7 (0.68%) Xen
13 7 (0.68%) XenServer
14 5 (0.49%) Apache Flume
14 5 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.49%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.39%) LXC
16 3 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 220 (21.51%) Puppet
2 195 (19.06%) Ansible
3 157 (15.35%) Opscode Chef
4 144 (14.08%) Nagios
5 81 (7.92%) Kubernetes
6 69 (6.74%) Terraform
7 54 (5.28%) QRadar
8 53 (5.18%) Rundeck
9 33 (3.23%) Nessus
10 32 (3.13%) Consul
11 31 (3.03%) ZABBIX
12 28 (2.74%) Docker Swarm
13 26 (2.54%) Grafana
13 26 (2.54%) SCCM
14 23 (2.25%) logstash
15 21 (2.05%) SCOM
16 20 (1.96%) ITRS Geneos
17 19 (1.86%) McAfee ePO
18 17 (1.66%) OpenVAS
18 17 (1.66%) Salt
Vendors
1 170 (16.62%) VMware
2 148 (14.47%) Cisco
3 144 (14.08%) Microsoft
4 140 (13.69%) AppDynamics
5 113 (11.05%) Oracle
6 91 (8.90%) ArcSight
7 86 (8.41%) F5
8 79 (7.72%) NetApp
9 76 (7.43%) Dell
10 75 (7.33%) EMC
11 74 (7.23%) New Relic
12 68 (6.65%) Qualys
13 63 (6.16%) ServiceNow
14 62 (6.06%) LogRhythm
14 62 (6.06%) Red Hat
15 50 (4.89%) IBM
16 42 (4.11%) Palo Alto
17 41 (4.01%) McAfee
18 38 (3.71%) Google
19 32 (3.13%) Juniper