The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Monitoring Engineer
Rank 868 846 883
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Monitoring Engineer 13 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.022% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.023% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 10
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £31,250 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +33.33%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
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 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 1 August 2014 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 1 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
(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 -71 12 £42,500 -15.00%
London -34 6 £50,000 +14.94%
West Midlands -3 2 £57,500 +15.00%
Hammersmith - 2 - -
South West - 2 £27,500 -
Bristol - 2 £27,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £57,500 -
South East - 2 £35,000 -
City of London -12 1 £35,000 -20.00%
South Wales - 1 £27,500 -
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £35,000 -
Wales - 1 £27,500 -

Monitoring Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 10 (45.45%) SCOM
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) VMware
3 8 (36.36%) Nagios
4 7 (31.82%) SolarWinds
5 6 (27.27%) HP
5 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 6 (27.27%) ITIL
5 6 (27.27%) Windows
5 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
6 5 (22.73%) Linux
6 5 (22.73%) Nimsoft
7 4 (18.18%) Opsview
7 4 (18.18%) Open Source
7 4 (18.18%) Splunk
7 4 (18.18%) Puppet
7 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 4 (18.18%) Python
7 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 4 (18.18%) B2B
7 4 (18.18%) OpenView
7 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
8 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (13.64%) Advertising
8 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
8 3 (13.64%) Compuware
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (13.64%) SAN

Monitoring Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Lync
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
1 3 (13.64%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) LDAP
2 2 (9.09%) SMTP
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) SNMP
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Advertising
3 2 (9.09%) Online Betting
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Open Source
2 2 (9.09%) IPTV
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) UNIX
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
1 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
2 4 (18.18%) B2B
3 2 (9.09%) SIEM
3 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (9.09%) Cyber Security
3 2 (9.09%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Business Development
3 2 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
3 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) MCSE
3 2 (9.09%) MCITP
4 1 (4.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) vSphere
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Snort
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) SCOM
2 8 (36.36%) Nagios
3 4 (18.18%) Opsview
3 4 (18.18%) Puppet
3 4 (18.18%) OpenView
4 2 (9.09%) ZABBIX
4 2 (9.09%) Munin
4 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (9.09%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (9.09%) SCDPM
4 2 (9.09%) SCOrch
4 2 (9.09%) SCCM
4 2 (9.09%) WSUS
5 1 (4.55%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (4.55%) BladeLogic
5 1 (4.55%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
1 9 (40.91%) VMware
2 7 (31.82%) SolarWinds
3 6 (27.27%) HP
4 5 (22.73%) Nimsoft
5 4 (18.18%) Splunk
6 3 (13.64%) Compuware
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle
7 2 (9.09%) ArcSight
7 2 (9.09%) LogRhythm
7 2 (9.09%) CA
7 2 (9.09%) NetIQ
8 1 (4.55%) Citrix
8 1 (4.55%) CODA
8 1 (4.55%) BMC
8 1 (4.55%) SAP
8 1 (4.55%) Riverbed