Period
to 18 January 2022

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 18 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 > Work from Home
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 373 300 277
Rank change year-on-year -73 -23 -20
Permanent jobs citing Splunk 175 39 8
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.60% 0.37% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.61% 0.97% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 132 35 6
10th Percentile £51,515 - £46,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £35,000 £46,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £50,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +35.00% -16.67% -15.79%
75th Percentile £90,625 £60,000 £74,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £67,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% - -4.17%

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 WFH option and a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 10,840 4,005 3,016
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 37.44% 38.35% 41.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8,212 3,526 2,609
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,703 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £81,875 £91,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Splunk
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Splunk trend for jobs with a WFH option

Splunk
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Splunk salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Splunk
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Splunk over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Splunk salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, Splunk 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 Splunk.

1 100 (57.14%) Python
2 86 (49.14%) DevOps
3 75 (42.86%) AWS
4 69 (39.43%) Linux
5 68 (38.86%) Azure
6 60 (34.29%) Windows
7 59 (33.71%) SIEM
8 58 (33.14%) PowerShell
9 56 (32.00%) DNS
10 54 (30.86%) Finance
11 50 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
12 48 (27.43%) Java
13 45 (25.71%) GCP
14 43 (24.57%) Security Cleared
15 41 (23.43%) SC Cleared
15 41 (23.43%) Bash
15 41 (23.43%) Social Skills
16 39 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
16 39 (22.29%) Management Information System
17 37 (21.14%) Microsoft
18 36 (20.57%) F5
19 34 (19.43%) Ansible
19 34 (19.43%) TCP/IP
19 34 (19.43%) SQL
20 33 (18.86%) Load Balancing
20 33 (18.86%) Docker
20 33 (18.86%) Kubernetes
20 33 (18.86%) Problem-Solving
21 32 (18.29%) Grafana
22 30 (17.14%) Firewall

Splunk
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 23 (13.14%) nginx
2 17 (9.71%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (5.71%) IIS
4 9 (5.14%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (2.29%) Apache
5 4 (2.29%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.71%) Apache Pulsar
6 3 (1.71%) Confluence
6 3 (1.71%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.57%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.86%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 75 (42.86%) AWS
2 68 (38.86%) Azure
3 45 (25.71%) GCP
4 16 (9.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 16 (9.14%) AWS Lambda
4 16 (9.14%) GitHub
4 16 (9.14%) Serverless
5 15 (8.57%) Datadog
6 13 (7.43%) OpenShift
7 10 (5.71%) Amazon ELB
7 10 (5.71%) SaaS
8 9 (5.14%) Amazon SQS
8 9 (5.14%) AWS CodeCommit
8 9 (5.14%) AWS CodePipeline
8 9 (5.14%) AWS Direct Connect
8 9 (5.14%) AWS Fargate
8 9 (5.14%) CloudFront
8 9 (5.14%) PaaS
8 9 (5.14%) Route 53
8 9 (5.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (32.00%) DNS
2 34 (19.43%) TCP/IP
3 30 (17.14%) Firewall
4 28 (16.00%) HTTP
5 17 (9.71%) DHCP
6 15 (8.57%) WAN
7 14 (8.00%) LAN
8 7 (4.00%) Network Security
9 5 (2.86%) Kerberos
10 4 (2.29%) Internet
10 4 (2.29%) SAN
10 4 (2.29%) SSL
11 3 (1.71%) SMTP
11 3 (1.71%) Sourcefire
11 3 (1.71%) Telnet
11 3 (1.71%) VLAN
12 2 (1.14%) BGP
12 2 (1.14%) BIG-IP
12 2 (1.14%) OSPF
12 2 (1.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.43%) Big Data
2 13 (7.43%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.71%) Hadoop
4 9 (5.14%) Redis
5 8 (4.57%) MongoDB
6 7 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (4.00%) ArangoDB
7 6 (3.43%) MySQL
7 6 (3.43%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.86%) Power BI
8 5 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (2.29%) CouchDB
9 4 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2017
10 3 (1.71%) CockroachDB
10 3 (1.71%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.71%) Scylla
Development Applications
1 28 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 21 (12.00%) GitLab
3 18 (10.29%) Git (software)
4 17 (9.71%) Bitbucket
4 17 (9.71%) JIRA
5 15 (8.57%) Maven
6 11 (6.29%) SonarQube
7 10 (5.71%) Visual Studio
8 8 (4.57%) Rational DOORS
9 7 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (2.86%) SoapUI
11 4 (2.29%) Artifactory
11 4 (2.29%) Grunt
11 4 (2.29%) gulp
11 4 (2.29%) Postman
11 4 (2.29%) webpack
12 3 (1.71%) CircleCI
12 3 (1.71%) Cypress.io
12 3 (1.71%) GoCD
12 3 (1.71%) Terragrunt
General
1 54 (30.86%) Finance
2 41 (23.43%) Social Skills
3 19 (10.86%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 17 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (9.71%) Banking
5 14 (8.00%) Retail
5 14 (8.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.86%) Back Office
6 5 (2.86%) Influencing Skills
7 4 (2.29%) Police
7 4 (2.29%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (1.71%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.14%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (1.14%) French Language
10 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.57%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.57%) German Language
10 1 (0.57%) Law
10 1 (0.57%) Legal
10 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (18.29%) Analyst
2 27 (15.43%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 22 (12.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (12.00%) Site Engineer
5 17 (9.71%) Consultant
5 17 (9.71%) Senior Analyst
5 17 (9.71%) SOC Analyst
6 16 (9.14%) Security Engineer
7 14 (8.00%) Security Analyst
8 13 (7.43%) AWS Engineer
9 11 (6.29%) AWS DevOps
9 11 (6.29%) IT Consultant
9 11 (6.29%) IT Recruitment Consultant
9 11 (6.29%) Recruitment Consultant
10 9 (5.14%) Architect
10 9 (5.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 9 (5.14%) Operations Engineer
10 9 (5.14%) Security Architect
11 8 (4.57%) Cloud Engineer
11 8 (4.57%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.43%) Kafka
2 18 (10.29%) React
3 17 (9.71%) AngularJS
4 16 (9.14%) XML
5 14 (8.00%) Regular Expression
6 11 (6.29%) Flutter
6 11 (6.29%) Node.js
6 11 (6.29%) REST
7 10 (5.71%) Elastic Stack
8 8 (4.57%) GraphQL
9 7 (4.00%) CSS
9 7 (4.00%) SOAP
10 6 (3.43%) HTML
10 6 (3.43%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (2.86%) .NET
11 5 (2.86%) RESTful
12 4 (2.29%) FIX Protocol
12 4 (2.29%) JSON
12 4 (2.29%) Vue.js
13 3 (1.71%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.29%) Management Information System
2 16 (9.14%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 16 (9.14%) Public Cloud
3 12 (6.86%) Cyberthreat
4 11 (6.29%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (6.29%) Social Media
5 10 (5.71%) Data Centre
6 9 (5.14%) Security Operations Centre
7 8 (4.57%) Driving Licence
7 8 (4.57%) Mobile Payment
7 8 (4.57%) Smartcard
8 5 (2.86%) Cloud Native
8 5 (2.86%) Cyber Defence
9 4 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (2.29%) Replication
9 4 (2.29%) User Experience
10 3 (1.71%) EFT
11 2 (1.14%) Clustering
11 2 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (1.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 69 (39.43%) Linux
2 60 (34.29%) Windows
3 19 (10.86%) Windows Server
4 14 (8.00%) Unix
5 10 (5.71%) Solaris
6 2 (1.14%) Android
6 2 (1.14%) CentOS
6 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.57%) Debian
7 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (49.14%) DevOps
2 59 (33.71%) SIEM
3 50 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 39 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (18.86%) Load Balancing
5 33 (18.86%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (17.14%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 29 (16.57%) Information Security
8 28 (16.00%) MITRE ATT&CK
9 27 (15.43%) Security Operations
10 26 (14.86%) Use Case
11 23 (13.14%) Software Delivery
12 22 (12.57%) Coaching
12 22 (12.57%) Fintech
12 22 (12.57%) Microservices
13 20 (11.43%) Software Engineering
14 18 (10.29%) ITIL
14 18 (10.29%) Service Management
14 18 (10.29%) Vulnerability Management
15 17 (9.71%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 100 (57.14%) Python
2 58 (33.14%) PowerShell
3 48 (27.43%) Java
4 41 (23.43%) Bash
5 34 (19.43%) SQL
6 30 (17.14%) Perl
7 15 (8.57%) C#
7 15 (8.57%) Ruby
8 14 (8.00%) JavaScript
9 12 (6.86%) Go
9 12 (6.86%) Scala
10 11 (6.29%) C
11 6 (3.43%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.86%) Groovy
12 5 (2.86%) PHP
13 4 (2.29%) R
13 4 (2.29%) Rust
14 3 (1.71%) VB
15 2 (1.14%) C++
15 2 (1.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 43 (24.57%) Security Cleared
2 41 (23.43%) SC Cleared
3 19 (10.86%) CISSP
4 18 (10.29%) Degree
5 16 (9.14%) CISM
6 13 (7.43%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (7.43%) CREST Certified
7 10 (5.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 10 (5.71%) CCSP
7 10 (5.71%) CISA
8 9 (5.14%) CLAS
9 8 (4.57%) AWS Certification
9 8 (4.57%) IISP
10 6 (3.43%) CEH
10 6 (3.43%) GIAC
11 5 (2.86%) CompTIA Security+
11 5 (2.86%) OSCP
12 4 (2.29%) GISP
12 4 (2.29%) GSEC
12 4 (2.29%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.86%) GDPR
2 13 (7.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (7.43%) PCI DSS
3 10 (5.71%) NIST
4 9 (5.14%) GRC
4 9 (5.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 8 (4.57%) ISAE 3402
5 8 (4.57%) ISO 31000
5 8 (4.57%) ISO 9001
5 8 (4.57%) QA
5 8 (4.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.71%) SLA
7 1 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 33 (18.86%) Docker
2 17 (9.71%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.57%) ISA Server
3 8 (4.57%) vSphere
4 4 (2.29%) Ceph
4 4 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (1.71%) NFS
5 3 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.57%) Firmware
6 1 (0.57%) NDS
Systems Management
1 34 (19.43%) Ansible
2 33 (18.86%) Kubernetes
3 32 (18.29%) Grafana
4 29 (16.57%) Terraform
5 28 (16.00%) Prometheus
6 25 (14.29%) HAProxy
7 24 (13.71%) Opscode Chef
7 24 (13.71%) Puppet
8 18 (10.29%) Nagios
9 13 (7.43%) QRadar
9 13 (7.43%) ZABBIX
10 12 (6.86%) Kibana
11 10 (5.71%) Nessus
12 8 (4.57%) Graphite
12 8 (4.57%) Trend Micro Deep Security
13 3 (1.71%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (1.71%) Hadoop YARN
13 3 (1.71%) Mesos
13 3 (1.71%) Salt
13 3 (1.71%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 37 (21.14%) Microsoft
2 36 (20.57%) F5
3 22 (12.57%) Google
3 22 (12.57%) LogRhythm
4 20 (11.43%) VMware
5 19 (10.86%) Oracle
6 18 (10.29%) Tripwire
7 16 (9.14%) BMC
8 15 (8.57%) ArcSight
8 15 (8.57%) Cisco
9 12 (6.86%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (6.29%) ServiceNow
11 10 (5.71%) CrowdStrike
11 10 (5.71%) Dynatrace
11 10 (5.71%) PagerDuty
11 10 (5.71%) Red Hat
12 9 (5.14%) AppDynamics
12 9 (5.14%) CheckPoint
12 9 (5.14%) New Relic
12 9 (5.14%) Okta