Period
to 8 December 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for Prometheus skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Prometheus over the 6 months to 8 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Prometheus
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 451 252 268
Rank change year-on-year -199 +16 +10
Permanent jobs citing Prometheus 104 54 22
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.36% 0.62% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.04% 3.21% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 70 53 21
10th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £52,500
25th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.38% - -29.73%
75th Percentile £90,000 £72,500 £87,500
90th Percentile £100,375 £80,000 "
UK median annual salary £80,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +18.52% +3.85% -

Prometheus is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5,095 1,681 1,154
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 17.47% 19.18% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4,098 1,558 967
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £75,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £87,500 £88,750
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +4.35% +4.55%

Prometheus
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Prometheus as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Prometheus trend for jobs with a WFH option

Prometheus
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Prometheus.

Prometheus salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Prometheus
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Prometheus over the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

Prometheus salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 8 December 2021, Prometheus job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Prometheus.

1 87 (83.65%) Kubernetes
2 76 (73.08%) Grafana
3 69 (66.35%) Python
4 67 (64.42%) AWS
5 58 (55.77%) DevOps
6 55 (52.88%) Docker
7 54 (51.92%) Terraform
8 50 (48.08%) Linux
9 47 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (42.31%) Go
11 37 (35.58%) Java
12 35 (33.65%) GCP
13 34 (32.69%) Microservices
14 33 (31.73%) Ansible
15 32 (30.77%) Azure
16 28 (26.92%) SQL
16 28 (26.92%) Finance
17 27 (25.96%) Elastic Stack
17 27 (25.96%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 27 (25.96%) Infrastructure as Code
18 26 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
18 26 (25.00%) Puppet
19 25 (24.04%) Ruby
20 24 (23.08%) NoSQL
20 24 (23.08%) Bash Shell
20 24 (23.08%) Jenkins
21 23 (22.12%) Test Automation
21 23 (22.12%) PostgreSQL
22 22 (21.15%) Windows
23 20 (19.23%) Software Engineering

Prometheus
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 26 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.81%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (3.85%) nginx
4 3 (2.88%) Confluence
4 3 (2.88%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.92%) Apache
5 2 (1.92%) Apache Pulsar
6 1 (0.96%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (5.77%) SOLIDWORKS
2 4 (3.85%) Figma
Cloud Services
1 67 (64.42%) AWS
2 35 (33.65%) GCP
3 32 (30.77%) Azure
4 19 (18.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (15.38%) Datadog
6 15 (14.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 15 (14.42%) Serverless
7 12 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (11.54%) AWS Lambda
7 12 (11.54%) GitHub
8 11 (10.58%) OpenShift
9 9 (8.65%) Amazon ELB
9 9 (8.65%) SaaS
10 8 (7.69%) Slack
10 8 (7.69%) Trello
11 7 (6.73%) CloudFront
11 7 (6.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (5.77%) Route 53
13 5 (4.81%) Amazon S3
13 5 (4.81%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.50%) DNS
2 8 (7.69%) Broadband
2 8 (7.69%) Firewall
3 7 (6.73%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.77%) VLAN
5 5 (4.81%) HTTP
6 4 (3.85%) DHCP
7 2 (1.92%) SSH
8 1 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.96%) FTP
8 1 (0.96%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.96%) Internet
8 1 (0.96%) SMS
8 1 (0.96%) SNMP
8 1 (0.96%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.96%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 23 (22.12%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (16.35%) Redis
4 13 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 13 (12.50%) MySQL
4 13 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 11 (10.58%) SQL Server
6 10 (9.62%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (7.69%) Amazon Aurora
8 7 (6.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (6.73%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (6.73%) Big Data
8 7 (6.73%) Hadoop
9 5 (4.81%) InfluxDB
9 5 (4.81%) RDBMS
10 4 (3.85%) ArangoDB
10 4 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (2.88%) Aerospike
11 3 (2.88%) BigQuery
11 3 (2.88%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 24 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 20 (19.23%) Git (software)
3 15 (14.42%) GitLab
4 10 (9.62%) Maven
5 7 (6.73%) SonarQube
6 6 (5.77%) Bitbucket
7 5 (4.81%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (3.85%) Artifactory
8 4 (3.85%) Browser DevTools
8 4 (3.85%) CircleCI
8 4 (3.85%) JIRA
8 4 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (2.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.92%) Gradle
11 1 (0.96%) JMeter
11 1 (0.96%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.96%) Pa11y
11 1 (0.96%) Selenium
11 1 (0.96%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (26.92%) Finance
2 13 (12.50%) Social Skills
3 11 (10.58%) Marketing
4 9 (8.65%) Games
5 7 (6.73%) Retail
6 6 (5.77%) Automotive
6 6 (5.77%) Public Sector
7 4 (3.85%) Law
8 3 (2.88%) Public Speaking
9 1 (0.96%) Advertising
9 1 (0.96%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (29.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (20.19%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 16 (15.38%) Site Engineer
4 15 (14.42%) Software Engineer
5 12 (11.54%) Senior Software Engineer
6 11 (10.58%) AWS Engineer
7 8 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
8 6 (5.77%) Ruby Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Platform Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Senior DevOps
9 5 (4.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Analyst
11 3 (2.88%) Cloud Engineer
11 3 (2.88%) Consultant
11 3 (2.88%) Data Analyst
11 3 (2.88%) Principal Engineer
11 3 (2.88%) SQL Data Analyst
11 3 (2.88%) Web Analyst
11 3 (2.88%) Web Analytics Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.96%) Elastic Stack
2 20 (19.23%) Kafka
3 14 (13.46%) .NET
4 9 (8.65%) Node.js
5 8 (7.69%) GraphQL
5 8 (7.69%) Web Services
6 7 (6.73%) RESTful
7 6 (5.77%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (3.85%) Django
8 4 (3.85%) Loki
8 4 (3.85%) Spring
8 4 (3.85%) Velocity
8 4 (3.85%) Vue.js
9 3 (2.88%) Express
9 3 (2.88%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (2.88%) Lambda Expressions
9 3 (2.88%) OpenAPI
9 3 (2.88%) React
9 3 (2.88%) REST
9 3 (2.88%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.27%) Cloud Native
2 13 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 9 (8.65%) User Experience
4 7 (6.73%) Algorithms
5 6 (5.77%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (4.81%) Clustering
6 5 (4.81%) Hedge funds
7 4 (3.85%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.85%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.85%) Private Cloud
7 4 (3.85%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.92%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.92%) Life Science
8 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.96%) Bitcoin
9 1 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.96%) Industry 4.0
9 1 (0.96%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.96%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 50 (48.08%) Linux
2 22 (21.15%) Windows
3 14 (13.46%) Unix
4 4 (3.85%) CentOS
5 3 (2.88%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.92%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.96%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (55.77%) DevOps
2 47 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (32.69%) Microservices
4 27 (25.96%) Infrastructure as Code
4 27 (25.96%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 23 (22.12%) Test Automation
6 20 (19.23%) Open Source
6 20 (19.23%) Software Engineering
7 17 (16.35%) Configuration Management
7 17 (16.35%) Load Balancing
7 17 (16.35%) Observability
8 16 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
9 12 (11.54%) Full Stack Development
10 11 (10.58%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (10.58%) Deployment Automation
11 10 (9.62%) Data Science
11 10 (9.62%) Machine Learning
12 8 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (7.69%) Requirements Gathering
12 8 (7.69%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 69 (66.35%) Python
2 44 (42.31%) Go
3 37 (35.58%) Java
4 28 (26.92%) SQL
5 25 (24.04%) Ruby
6 24 (23.08%) Bash Shell
7 16 (15.38%) PowerShell
8 12 (11.54%) JavaScript
9 8 (7.69%) Clojure
9 8 (7.69%) Elixir
10 7 (6.73%) C#
10 7 (6.73%) Kotlin
10 7 (6.73%) Scala
11 5 (4.81%) C
11 5 (4.81%) Java 11
11 5 (4.81%) Shell Script
11 5 (4.81%) TypeScript
12 4 (3.85%) ES6
12 4 (3.85%) Perl
13 1 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (5.77%) SC Cleared
1 6 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.81%) AWS Certification
3 4 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 55 (52.88%) Docker
2 11 (10.58%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.81%) NFS
5 4 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.85%) vSphere
6 3 (2.88%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.96%) GPFS
7 1 (0.96%) Samba
Systems Management
1 87 (83.65%) Kubernetes
2 76 (73.08%) Grafana
3 54 (51.92%) Terraform
4 33 (31.73%) Ansible
5 26 (25.00%) Puppet
6 19 (18.27%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (6.73%) Nagios
7 7 (6.73%) ZABBIX
8 6 (5.77%) Kibana
8 6 (5.77%) Kustomize
9 5 (4.81%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (4.81%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (3.85%) Graphite
10 4 (3.85%) HAProxy
10 4 (3.85%) Istio
10 4 (3.85%) Knative
10 4 (3.85%) vCenter Server
11 3 (2.88%) Consul
11 3 (2.88%) logstash
11 3 (2.88%) Mesos
Vendors
1 19 (18.27%) Google
2 18 (17.31%) Splunk
3 12 (11.54%) VMware
4 11 (10.58%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.77%) AppDynamics
5 6 (5.77%) Dynatrace
5 6 (5.77%) PagerDuty
5 6 (5.77%) SaltStack
6 5 (4.81%) IBM
6 5 (4.81%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.81%) SAP
7 4 (3.85%) Veracode
8 3 (2.88%) Dell
8 3 (2.88%) Facebook
8 3 (2.88%) Oracle
8 3 (2.88%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.92%) F5
9 2 (1.92%) New Relic
10 1 (0.96%) Cisco
10 1 (0.96%) SolarWinds