The table below looks at the statistics for the Monitoring Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Monitoring Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Monitoring Engineer
Rank 891 904 906
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Monitoring Engineer 44 33 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.031% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.032% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 37 27 29
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,250 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Monitoring Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Monitoring Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Monitoring Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Monitoring Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Monitoring Engineer within the UK.

Monitoring Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Monitoring Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Monitoring Engineer over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 within the UK.

Monitoring Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Monitoring Engineer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Monitoring Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +34 44 £47,500 +5.55% 8
South East +35 23 £32,500 -26.96% 2
London +22 19 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Surrey +24 15 £32,500 -25.71%
Guildford - 14 £32,500 -
City of London +55 5 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Berkshire -5 5 £60,000 +64.38% 1
Reading - 5 £60,000 - 1
Hampshire +22 2 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Birmingham -10 2 £47,500 +5.55%
West Midlands -21 2 £47,500 +5.55%
Basingstoke +10 1 £45,000 - 1
Reigate -9 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Farnborough - 1 £35,000 -

Monitoring Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Monitoring Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Monitoring Engineer in their job title.

1 51 (65.38%) Windows
2 44 (56.41%) VMware
3 37 (47.44%) Linux
4 31 (39.74%) Windows Server
5 30 (38.46%) SCOM
6 28 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (34.62%) Perl
8 25 (32.05%) Nagios
9 24 (30.77%) ITIL
10 23 (29.49%) Python
11 22 (28.21%) Data Centre
12 21 (26.92%) SolarWinds
13 20 (25.64%) Puppet
13 20 (25.64%) DevOps
13 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
14 19 (24.36%) MS Excel
15 17 (21.79%) Hyper-V
15 17 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (21.79%) Big Data
16 16 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (20.51%) Unix
17 15 (19.23%) Finance
17 15 (19.23%) PowerShell
17 15 (19.23%) SCCM
17 15 (19.23%) Splunk
18 14 (17.95%) Nimsoft
18 14 (17.95%) SLA
19 13 (16.67%) ELK Stack
20 12 (15.38%) Apache
20 12 (15.38%) Elasticsearch

Monitoring Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Monitoring Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Monitoring Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (15.38%) Apache
1 12 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.69%) nginx
4 5 (6.41%) Jetty
5 4 (5.13%) IIS
6 1 (1.28%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.28%) Confluence
6 1 (1.28%) JBoss
6 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (24.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) Firewall
2 9 (11.54%) SAN
3 6 (7.69%) VPN
3 6 (7.69%) Wireshark
4 5 (6.41%) BGP
4 5 (6.41%) Internet
4 5 (6.41%) Wireless
5 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.56%) DNS
7 2 (2.56%) HTTP
7 2 (2.56%) LAN
7 2 (2.56%) NAS
7 2 (2.56%) SNMP
7 2 (2.56%) WAN
8 1 (1.28%) DHCP
8 1 (1.28%) Ethereal
8 1 (1.28%) SMTP
8 1 (1.28%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.79%) Big Data
2 6 (7.69%) MySQL
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 6 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.41%) Hudson
3 3 (3.85%) Subversion
4 1 (1.28%) Gitweb
4 1 (1.28%) JIRA
4 1 (1.28%) Selenium
General
1 15 (19.23%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Marketing
3 5 (6.41%) Law
4 4 (5.13%) Banking
5 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.28%) Games
6 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.28%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.67%) ELK Stack
2 10 (12.82%) JSON
3 6 (7.69%) XML
4 5 (6.41%) HTML
4 5 (6.41%) Sensu
5 4 (5.13%) Web Services
6 3 (3.85%) Lucene
7 2 (2.56%) LAMP
8 1 (1.28%) Ajax
8 1 (1.28%) CSS
8 1 (1.28%) CSS3
8 1 (1.28%) HTML5
8 1 (1.28%) jQuery
8 1 (1.28%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.28%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (1.28%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.21%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.41%) Semantic Web
3 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.56%) Derivative
5 1 (1.28%) CMDB
5 1 (1.28%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 51 (65.38%) Windows
2 37 (47.44%) Linux
3 31 (39.74%) Windows Server
4 28 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (20.51%) Unix
5 16 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.13%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.85%) CentOS
8 3 (3.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.77%) ITIL
2 20 (25.64%) DevOps
3 10 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 8 (10.26%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (8.97%) Network Design
6 7 (8.97%) Security Patching
7 6 (7.69%) Data Centre Operations
8 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 5 (6.41%) Network Architecture
8 5 (6.41%) Network Planning
8 5 (6.41%) Service Management
8 5 (6.41%) Time Management
9 4 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.85%) Information Security
10 3 (3.85%) Security Operations
11 2 (2.56%) Open Source
11 2 (2.56%) Proprietary Trading
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.62%) Perl
2 23 (29.49%) Python
3 15 (19.23%) PowerShell
4 11 (14.10%) Bash Shell
5 9 (11.54%) SQL
6 4 (5.13%) Ruby
6 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.85%) C
8 2 (2.56%) Java
9 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) CCNA
1 7 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (7.69%) CCNP
3 5 (6.41%) CCIE
3 5 (6.41%) CCIP
3 5 (6.41%) CCSA
3 5 (6.41%) CCSP
4 3 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.56%) Degree
5 2 (2.56%) MCSE
5 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) MCSA
6 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.95%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 17 (21.79%) Hyper-V
1 17 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.13%) vSphere
3 3 (3.85%) vCloud
4 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.56%) Snort
4 2 (2.56%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.28%) NFS
5 1 (1.28%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.28%) qmail
5 1 (1.28%) Squid
5 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (38.46%) SCOM
2 25 (32.05%) Nagios
3 20 (25.64%) Puppet
4 15 (19.23%) SCCM
5 5 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.85%) Graphite
6 3 (3.85%) Tivoli
6 3 (3.85%) ZABBIX
7 2 (2.56%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (2.56%) CFEngine
7 2 (2.56%) OpenView
8 1 (1.28%) Cacti
8 1 (1.28%) collectd
8 1 (1.28%) Ganglia
8 1 (1.28%) logstash
8 1 (1.28%) MOM
8 1 (1.28%) SCSM
8 1 (1.28%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (1.28%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 44 (56.41%) VMware
2 21 (26.92%) SolarWinds
3 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
4 15 (19.23%) Splunk
5 14 (17.95%) Nimsoft
6 8 (10.26%) Cisco
6 8 (10.26%) Red Hat
7 6 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 6 (7.69%) HP
8 5 (6.41%) Citrix
9 4 (5.13%) Oracle
9 4 (5.13%) Sybase
10 2 (2.56%) CA
10 2 (2.56%) FireEye
10 2 (2.56%) Juniper
10 2 (2.56%) New Relic
11 1 (1.28%) ArcSight
11 1 (1.28%) F5
11 1 (1.28%) Google
11 1 (1.28%) Meraki
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