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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Monitoring Engineer
Rank 889 838 872
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Monitoring Engineer 14 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.024% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.025% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 9
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £29,900 £50,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-40.20% +48.14%

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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014 within the UK.

Monitoring Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Monitoring Engineer
Top 17 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 20 August 2014. 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
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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 -27 13 £35,000 -30.00%
London -18 6 £50,000 +12.35%
West Midlands -9 2 £57,500 +15.00%
Hammersmith - 2 - -
South East - 2 £35,000 -
South West - 2 £27,500 -
Bristol - 2 £27,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £57,500 -
City of London -8 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Wales - 1 £27,500 -
South Wales - 1 £27,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £29,900 -
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £29,900 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £29,900 -
Surrey - 1 £35,000 -

Monitoring Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
1 8 (42.11%) SCOM
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) Nagios
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) SolarWinds
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 5 (26.32%) HP
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
5 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
5 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) Nimsoft
5 4 (21.05%) Splunk
6 3 (15.79%) Puppet
6 3 (15.79%) Advertising
6 3 (15.79%) Opsview
6 3 (15.79%) Compuware
6 3 (15.79%) B2B
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (15.79%) SAN
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (15.79%) MCSE
6 3 (15.79%) Python
6 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
6 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 3 (15.79%) OpenView
6 3 (15.79%) Telecoms

Monitoring Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.26%) Lync
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) LDAP
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) SMTP
3 1 (5.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
1 3 (15.79%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Online Betting
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) UNIX
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.79%) B2B
4 2 (10.53%) Business Development
4 2 (10.53%) SIEM
4 2 (10.53%) Cyber Security
4 2 (10.53%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.26%) Network Management
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) MCITP
4 1 (5.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) Snort
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.53%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) SCOM
2 6 (31.58%) Nagios
3 3 (15.79%) OpenView
3 3 (15.79%) Puppet
3 3 (15.79%) Opsview
4 2 (10.53%) SCDPM
4 2 (10.53%) SCCM
4 2 (10.53%) Munin
4 2 (10.53%) WSUS
5 1 (5.26%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
5 1 (5.26%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (5.26%) BladeLogic
5 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.26%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (5.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) SolarWinds
4 5 (26.32%) HP
5 4 (21.05%) Nimsoft
5 4 (21.05%) Splunk
6 3 (15.79%) Compuware
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle
7 2 (10.53%) ArcSight
7 2 (10.53%) LogRhythm
8 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
8 1 (5.26%) SAP
8 1 (5.26%) Citrix
8 1 (5.26%) BMC
8 1 (5.26%) CA
8 1 (5.26%) CODA
8 1 (5.26%) NetIQ