No. 10: Elasticsearch
Average Salary: $129,480
Cracking into the top 10 in terms of highest average salaries by skill is Elasticsearch. The average annual salary for an IT professional who is skilled in Elasticsearch is $129,480, according to Dice.
Elasticsearch allows organizations to store, search and analyze huge volumes of data quickly and in near-real-time and receive answers in milliseconds. This skill set is in such high demand because it’s a distributed, free and open search and analytics engine for all types of data including textual, geospatial, structured and unstructured. Professionals skilled on Elasticsearch have capabilities around security analytics, website search, application performance monitoring, logging and log analytics, infrastructure metrics and container monitoring.