The median annual salary for a Monitoring Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Monitoring Engineer
UK
Rank 838 921 937
Rank change year-on-year +83 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Monitoring Engineer 29 43 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.042% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.043% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 21 36 16
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.63% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,750 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Monitoring Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Monitoring Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Monitoring Engineer 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.

Salary trend for Monitoring Engineer in the UK

Monitoring Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Monitoring Engineer over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Monitoring Engineer in the UK

Monitoring Engineer
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Monitoring Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +78 29 £62,500 +13.63% 5
South East +73 11 £60,000 +33.33% 2
London +66 10 £65,000 +8.33%
Berkshire +36 7 £62,500 +4.16%
Reading +36 7 £62,500 +4.16%
West Midlands +29 7 - - 1
Birmingham +10 7 - -
Hampshire +15 2 £40,000 -11.11% 2
City of London +43 1 - -
Surrey +36 1 £38,500 +18.46%
Farnborough 0 1 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Fleet - 1 £25,000 -
Egham - 1 £38,500 -
Manchester - 1 £49,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £70,000 -
North West - 1 £49,000 -

Monitoring Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Monitoring Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Monitoring Engineer in the job title.

1 44 (78.57%) Linux
2 36 (64.29%) Data Centre
3 34 (60.71%) Windows
4 28 (50.00%) Unix
5 26 (46.43%) ITIL
5 26 (46.43%) Finance
6 25 (44.64%) Network Monitoring
7 19 (33.93%) SolarWinds
7 19 (33.93%) SCOM
8 18 (32.14%) Perl
8 18 (32.14%) Python
9 17 (30.36%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (26.79%) Elastic Stack
11 15 (26.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (26.79%) Capacity Planning
11 15 (26.79%) Red Hat
11 15 (26.79%) Banking
12 14 (25.00%) Retail
12 14 (25.00%) SCCM
12 14 (25.00%) assyst
12 14 (25.00%) Tivoli
12 14 (25.00%) Service Delivery
12 14 (25.00%) Change Management
12 14 (25.00%) Service Management
12 14 (25.00%) Java
12 14 (25.00%) MySQL
12 14 (25.00%) Oracle
12 14 (25.00%) Bash Shell
12 14 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement

Monitoring Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 4 (7.14%) IIS
2 2 (3.57%) Apache
2 2 (3.57%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.79%) nginx
Business Applications
1 14 (25.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 17 (30.36%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (21.43%) SaaS
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.79%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) Firewall
2 10 (17.86%) SAN
2 10 (17.86%) Wireless
3 9 (16.07%) SNMP
3 9 (16.07%) VPN
4 5 (8.93%) DNS
5 4 (7.14%) GSM
6 3 (5.36%) Internet
7 1 (1.79%) HTTP
7 1 (1.79%) IMAP
7 1 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.79%) LDAP
7 1 (1.79%) SMTP
7 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) MySQL
2 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) Big Data
3 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.79%) Subversion
2 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (46.43%) Finance
2 15 (26.79%) Banking
3 14 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.79%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.79%) LAMP
2 1 (1.79%) RESTful
2 1 (1.79%) Sensu
2 1 (1.79%) SOAP
2 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (64.29%) Data Centre
2 16 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (23.21%) Fintech
4 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) Clustering
6 1 (1.79%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.79%) Equities
6 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (78.57%) Linux
2 34 (60.71%) Windows
3 28 (50.00%) Unix
4 15 (26.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) ITIL
2 25 (44.64%) Network Monitoring
3 15 (26.79%) Capacity Planning
4 14 (25.00%) Change Management
4 14 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 14 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 14 (25.00%) Service Management
5 13 (23.21%) Enterprise Architecture
6 12 (21.43%) Network Performance Management
6 12 (21.43%) Performance Management
7 9 (16.07%) Network Architecture
7 9 (16.07%) Network Design
7 9 (16.07%) Network Planning
8 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.14%) High Availability
9 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.57%) DevOps
10 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) Perl
1 18 (32.14%) Python
2 14 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 14 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (10.71%) SQL
4 5 (8.93%) Ruby
5 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.79%) Groovy
6 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) CCNP
1 11 (19.64%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (17.86%) CCNA
3 9 (16.07%) CCIE
3 9 (16.07%) CCIP
3 9 (16.07%) CCSA
3 9 (16.07%) CCSP
4 2 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.79%) CISA
5 1 (1.79%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.57%) vSphere
4 1 (1.79%) Docker
4 1 (1.79%) PowerHA
4 1 (1.79%) Snort
4 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (33.93%) SCOM
2 14 (25.00%) SCCM
2 14 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 13 (23.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (7.14%) HP SIM
4 4 (7.14%) SCOrch
5 3 (5.36%) AppManager
5 3 (5.36%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (5.36%) Puppet
6 2 (3.57%) Ansible
6 2 (3.57%) Nagios
6 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.57%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.79%) collectd
7 1 (1.79%) Graphite
7 1 (1.79%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (1.79%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (1.79%) Kibana
7 1 (1.79%) logstash
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) SolarWinds
2 15 (26.79%) Red Hat
3 14 (25.00%) Oracle
4 13 (23.21%) AppDynamics
4 13 (23.21%) Dynatrace
4 13 (23.21%) New Relic
4 13 (23.21%) Splunk
5 10 (17.86%) CheckPoint
5 10 (17.86%) Cisco
6 9 (16.07%) Citrix
7 8 (14.29%) VMware
8 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
9 4 (7.14%) HP
10 3 (5.36%) NetIQ
11 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.79%) Huawei
11 1 (1.79%) IBM
11 1 (1.79%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.79%) Sourcefire
11 1 (1.79%) Veritas
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