Period
to 28 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Proactive Monitoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Proactive Monitoring over the 6 months to 28 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Proactive Monitoring
England > South East
6 months to
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 332 304 386
Rank change year-on-year -28 +82 +75
Permanent jobs citing Proactive Monitoring 109 52 132
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.67% 0.43% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.47% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 69 29 102
10th Percentile £25,750 £31,100 £18,675
25th Percentile £26,250 £33,750 £25,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -16.67%
75th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £54,000 £75,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -10.00%

Proactive Monitoring is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 15,332 11,064 24,275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.62% 91.98% 91.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10,886 9,094 19,834
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £40,500 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Proactive Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Proactive Monitoring as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Proactive Monitoring in the South East

Proactive Monitoring
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Proactive Monitoring in the South East.

Salary trend for Proactive Monitoring in the South East

Proactive Monitoring
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Proactive Monitoring in the South East over the 6 months to 28 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Proactive Monitoring in the South East

Proactive Monitoring
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Proactive Monitoring within the South East region over the 6 months to 28 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -33 47 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Thames Valley -9 41 £33,750 -30.77% 6
Berkshire -19 23 £27,500 -63.33% 5
Buckinghamshire -19 14 £47,500 +11.76%
Surrey -25 10 £47,500 +46.15% 5
West Sussex - 9 £40,250 - 1
Oxfordshire -19 4 £52,500 +10.53% 1
Kent -51 2 £35,500 - 3
Proactive Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2021, IT jobs citing Proactive Monitoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Proactive Monitoring.

1 53 (48.62%) Microsoft
2 51 (46.79%) Social Skills
3 40 (36.70%) Firewall
4 38 (34.86%) Azure
5 34 (31.19%) VMware
6 33 (30.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 31 (28.44%) Wireless
7 31 (28.44%) Network Management
7 31 (28.44%) Meraki
8 29 (26.61%) Microsoft 365
9 28 (25.69%) Active Directory
10 26 (23.85%) WAN
11 25 (22.94%) Linux
12 24 (22.02%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (22.02%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (20.18%) DNS
14 21 (19.27%) DHCP
14 21 (19.27%) LAN
14 21 (19.27%) ITIL
14 21 (19.27%) Hyper-V
15 20 (18.35%) Service Management
15 20 (18.35%) SLA
15 20 (18.35%) Cisco
16 19 (17.43%) Incident Management
16 19 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (16.51%) RHEV
17 18 (16.51%) AWS
17 18 (16.51%) Change Management
17 18 (16.51%) Management Information System
18 17 (15.60%) TCP/IP

Proactive Monitoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (4.59%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.92%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 38 (34.86%) Azure
2 29 (26.61%) Microsoft 365
3 18 (16.51%) AWS
4 4 (3.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.75%) IaaS
6 2 (1.83%) Azure Sentinel
6 2 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.83%) PaaS
6 2 (1.83%) Serverless
7 1 (0.92%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.92%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.92%) Azure Logic Apps
7 1 (0.92%) Azure Pipelines
7 1 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.92%) Power Automate
7 1 (0.92%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.92%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 40 (36.70%) Firewall
2 31 (28.44%) Wireless
3 26 (23.85%) WAN
4 22 (20.18%) DNS
5 21 (19.27%) DHCP
5 21 (19.27%) LAN
6 17 (15.60%) TCP/IP
7 15 (13.76%) VPN
8 12 (11.01%) Network Security
9 5 (4.59%) BGP
10 4 (3.67%) VoIP
11 3 (2.75%) MPLS
11 3 (2.75%) VLAN
11 3 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (2.75%) Wireshark
12 2 (1.83%) Internet
12 2 (1.83%) IPsec
12 2 (1.83%) NetScaler
12 2 (1.83%) SD-WAN
13 1 (0.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.92%) Big Data
4 1 (0.92%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.92%) Metadata
4 1 (0.92%) PolyBase
4 1 (0.92%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Octopus Deploy
1 7 (6.42%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.92%) Postman
2 1 (0.92%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (46.79%) Social Skills
2 19 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.26%) Finance
4 6 (5.50%) Organisational Skills
5 4 (3.67%) German Language
5 4 (3.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.83%) Law
6 2 (1.83%) Local Government
6 2 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.83%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.83%) Retail
7 1 (0.92%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (19.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (16.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 18 (16.51%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (16.51%) Support Engineer
3 17 (15.60%) Network Engineer
4 14 (12.84%) Cloud Engineer
5 13 (11.93%) Analyst
6 12 (11.01%) NOC Engineer
7 11 (10.09%) Technical Support
8 9 (8.26%) Service Desk Support
9 8 (7.34%) Senior Support Engineer
10 7 (6.42%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 6 (5.50%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (5.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
11 6 (5.50%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (5.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Support
11 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 5 (4.59%) Service Analyst
12 5 (4.59%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.42%) .NET
2 2 (1.83%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.92%) HTML
3 1 (0.92%) JSON
3 1 (0.92%) XML
3 1 (0.92%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.51%) Management Information System
2 12 (11.01%) PKI
3 9 (8.26%) Data Centre
4 8 (7.34%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.67%) CMDB
6 3 (2.75%) Clustering
7 2 (1.83%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.92%) EPoS
8 1 (0.92%) mPOS
8 1 (0.92%) PMI
8 1 (0.92%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.94%) Linux
2 8 (7.34%) Windows
3 4 (3.67%) Unix
3 4 (3.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.75%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 31 (28.44%) Network Management
3 24 (22.02%) Continuous Improvement
4 21 (19.27%) ITIL
5 20 (18.35%) Service Management
6 19 (17.43%) Incident Management
7 18 (16.51%) Change Management
8 14 (12.84%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (11.01%) Configuration Management
9 12 (11.01%) Problem Management
10 10 (9.17%) Asset Management
10 10 (9.17%) DevOps
10 10 (9.17%) Software Testing
11 9 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (7.34%) Infrastructure as Code
12 8 (7.34%) Scrum
13 7 (6.42%) Cloud Operations
13 7 (6.42%) Due Diligence
13 7 (6.42%) Release Train
13 7 (6.42%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.09%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.59%) SQL
3 3 (2.75%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.83%) C#
4 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (14.68%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.76%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.42%) CCNA
3 7 (6.42%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.59%) Degree
5 4 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.83%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.83%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.83%) IRCA
6 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.92%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (18.35%) SLA
2 6 (5.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.59%) GDPR
4 4 (3.67%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.83%) GMP
5 2 (1.83%) NIST
5 2 (1.83%) QA
6 1 (0.92%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.92%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (25.69%) Active Directory
2 24 (22.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (19.27%) Hyper-V
4 18 (16.51%) RHEV
5 10 (9.17%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.83%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.92%) Docker
7 1 (0.92%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (10.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (9.17%) Cisco UCCX
3 8 (7.34%) SCCM
3 8 (7.34%) Terraform
4 7 (6.42%) Puppet
5 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.92%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.92%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 53 (48.62%) Microsoft
2 34 (31.19%) VMware
3 31 (28.44%) Meraki
4 20 (18.35%) Cisco
5 13 (11.93%) Palo Alto
6 10 (9.17%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.67%) Citrix
7 4 (3.67%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.75%) Avaya
9 2 (1.83%) Dell
9 2 (1.83%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.83%) Gemalto
9 2 (1.83%) NEC
9 2 (1.83%) Northgate
9 2 (1.83%) Thales
9 2 (1.83%) Zscaler
10 1 (0.92%) Databricks
10 1 (0.92%) Juniper
10 1 (0.92%) Progress
10 1 (0.92%) Remedy