Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Elastic Stack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Elastic Stack over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Elastic Stack (formerly ELK Stack - Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 263 306 315
Rank change year-on-year +43 +9 -
Permanent jobs citing Elastic Stack 25 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 0.37% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 13
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £33,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £68,250 £60,000 £65,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -

Elastic Stack is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,453 3,825 3,918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.76% 38.30% 35.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,032 3,264 3,352
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,025
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £59,900
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Elastic Stack
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Elastic Stack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Elastic Stack in the West Midlands

Elastic Stack
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Elastic Stack in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Elastic Stack in the West Midlands

Elastic Stack
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Elastic Stack in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Elastic Stack in the West Midlands

Elastic Stack
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Elastic Stack within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Shropshire +11 14 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Coventry +26 10 £32,500 -56.67%
Birmingham +9 1 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Elastic Stack
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT jobs citing Elastic Stack 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Elastic Stack.

1 24 (96.00%) Puppet
2 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (88.00%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (80.00%) Python
4 20 (80.00%) Linux
5 19 (76.00%) Ansible
6 17 (68.00%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (64.00%) Jenkins
7 16 (64.00%) DevOps
8 13 (52.00%) Java
9 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (48.00%) Docker
9 12 (48.00%) Open Source
10 11 (44.00%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (40.00%) SQL
11 10 (40.00%) Scrum
11 10 (40.00%) Ruby
11 10 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (40.00%) Terraform
12 9 (36.00%) Packer
12 9 (36.00%) React
12 9 (36.00%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (36.00%) Java EE
12 9 (36.00%) jQuery
12 9 (36.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (36.00%) Kanban
12 9 (36.00%) HTML
12 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
12 9 (36.00%) JavaScript

Elastic Stack
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (24.00%) Apache
1 6 (24.00%) nginx
1 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 22 (88.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (36.00%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (36.00%) Amazon S3
5 5 (20.00%) GitHub
6 4 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (12.00%) IaaS
7 3 (12.00%) PaaS
8 2 (8.00%) Datadog
9 1 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (4.00%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (4.00%) Route 53
9 1 (4.00%) SaaS
9 1 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) NAS
2 2 (8.00%) Network Security
2 2 (8.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.00%) VSAN
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) HTTP
3 1 (4.00%) SMTP
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (36.00%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (32.00%) MySQL
4 5 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (8.00%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (8.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (8.00%) MariaDB
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (4.00%) HBase
7 1 (4.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (36.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (28.00%) GitLab
4 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (8.00%) Ant
5 2 (8.00%) Artifactory
5 2 (8.00%) Gatling
5 2 (8.00%) Maven
5 2 (8.00%) NeoLoad
5 2 (8.00%) Selenium
6 1 (4.00%) CircleCI
6 1 (4.00%) Travis CI
6 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Applications Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Applications Support
2 9 (36.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Applications Support
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
1 9 (36.00%) CSS
1 9 (36.00%) HTML
1 9 (36.00%) Java EE
1 9 (36.00%) jQuery
1 9 (36.00%) React
2 3 (12.00%) Kafka
2 3 (12.00%) LAMP
2 3 (12.00%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (12.00%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (4.00%) LDAP
3 1 (4.00%) Memcached
3 1 (4.00%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) PKI
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Native
2 1 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) CentOS
2 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.00%) DC/OS
3 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) DevOps
3 12 (48.00%) Open Source
4 10 (40.00%) Scrum
5 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
5 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (36.00%) Kanban
5 9 (36.00%) Microservices
6 7 (28.00%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
7 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
8 5 (20.00%) High Availability
8 5 (20.00%) IT Strategy
8 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
8 5 (20.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 4 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (16.00%) E-Procurement
9 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (12.00%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) Python
2 13 (52.00%) Java
3 10 (40.00%) Ruby
3 10 (40.00%) SQL
4 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (36.00%) PHP
5 5 (20.00%) Go
6 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
1 6 (24.00%) Master's Degree
2 5 (20.00%) AWS Certification
2 5 (20.00%) RHCE
2 5 (20.00%) RHCSA
3 3 (12.00%) CCENT
4 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Docker
2 3 (12.00%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 24 (96.00%) Puppet
2 19 (76.00%) Ansible
3 17 (68.00%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (40.00%) Terraform
5 9 (36.00%) Graphite
5 9 (36.00%) Packer
6 8 (32.00%) Kubernetes
6 8 (32.00%) Opsview
7 7 (28.00%) Consul
7 7 (28.00%) Docker Swarm
7 7 (28.00%) Grafana
8 5 (20.00%) Prometheus
9 4 (16.00%) Nagios
9 4 (16.00%) Salt
10 2 (8.00%) Kibana
10 2 (8.00%) logstash
10 2 (8.00%) Rancher
10 2 (8.00%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
10 2 (8.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (20.00%) Splunk
2 3 (12.00%) AppDynamics
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Dynatrace
3 2 (8.00%) New Relic
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (4.00%) Google