The median annual salary for a Monitoring Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Monitoring Engineer
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 874 877 953
Rank change year-on-year +3 +76  
Permanent jobs requiring a Monitoring Engineer 15 63 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.064% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.067% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 6 34 26
Median salary £35,000 £56,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.77% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £40,000 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £63,125
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

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 85307 94661 107304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.92% 96.51% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 283995 351566 402215
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Monitoring Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Monitoring Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Monitoring Engineer in the UK

Monitoring Engineer
Top 6 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 29 June 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 +16 15 £35,000 -37.77% 1
UK excluding London -11 12 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Midlands +9 7 - - 1
South East +30 3 £38,750 -35.41%
London +16 3 £35,000 -42.85%
North of England -11 2 £47,500 +1.33%

Monitoring Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 33 (80.49%) Linux
2 32 (78.05%) Data Centre
3 22 (53.66%) Windows
4 18 (43.90%) Banking
5 17 (41.46%) ITIL
5 17 (41.46%) Perl
5 17 (41.46%) SolarWinds
6 16 (39.02%) Python
7 15 (36.59%) Unix
7 15 (36.59%) SCOM
8 14 (34.15%) SCCM
8 14 (34.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (34.15%) Capacity Planning
8 14 (34.15%) MySQL
8 14 (34.15%) Oracle
8 14 (34.15%) Service Management
8 14 (34.15%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (34.15%) Elastic Stack
9 13 (31.71%) AppDynamics
9 13 (31.71%) Network Monitoring
9 13 (31.71%) Break/Fix
9 13 (31.71%) Fintech
9 13 (31.71%) Tivoli
9 13 (31.71%) Service Delivery
9 13 (31.71%) Change Management
9 13 (31.71%) Finance
9 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
9 13 (31.71%) Java
9 13 (31.71%) Splunk
9 13 (31.71%) Process Improvement

Monitoring Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (7.32%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) JBoss
2 1 (2.44%) nginx
2 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 13 (31.71%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 13 (31.71%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (29.27%) SaaS
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) SNMP
2 1 (2.44%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) IMAP
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.44%) LDAP
2 1 (2.44%) NAS
2 1 (2.44%) SAN
2 1 (2.44%) SMTP
2 1 (2.44%) WAN
2 1 (2.44%) WebEx
2 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) MySQL
2 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.44%) Subversion
2 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (43.90%) Banking
2 13 (31.71%) Finance
3 8 (19.51%) Retail
4 4 (9.76%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (4.88%) LAMP
3 1 (2.44%) Middleware
3 1 (2.44%) RESTful
3 1 (2.44%) SOAP
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (78.05%) Data Centre
2 14 (34.15%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (31.71%) Fintech
4 12 (29.27%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (7.32%) Hedge funds
6 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.44%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.44%) Equities
7 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (80.49%) Linux
2 22 (53.66%) Windows
3 15 (36.59%) Unix
4 13 (31.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.44%) AIX
5 1 (2.44%) CentOS
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) ITIL
2 14 (34.15%) Capacity Planning
2 14 (34.15%) Continuous Improvement
2 14 (34.15%) Service Management
3 13 (31.71%) Break/Fix
3 13 (31.71%) Change Management
3 13 (31.71%) Network Monitoring
3 13 (31.71%) Process Improvement
3 13 (31.71%) Service Delivery
4 12 (29.27%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (29.27%) Network Performance Management
4 12 (29.27%) Performance Management
5 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.88%) High Availability
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.88%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (4.88%) Task Automation
7 1 (2.44%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) Perl
2 16 (39.02%) Python
3 13 (31.71%) Java
4 12 (29.27%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
5 4 (9.76%) Ruby
5 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.88%) SQL
7 1 (2.44%) Groovy
7 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) CCNA
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.32%) MCSA
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) CCNP
5 1 (2.44%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (2.44%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (31.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.32%) vSphere
3 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (36.59%) SCOM
2 14 (34.15%) SCCM
3 13 (31.71%) Tivoli
4 12 (29.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Puppet
6 1 (2.44%) Ansible
6 1 (2.44%) AppManager
6 1 (2.44%) BladeLogic
6 1 (2.44%) CA Wily
6 1 (2.44%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (2.44%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (2.44%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (2.44%) Kibana
6 1 (2.44%) logstash
6 1 (2.44%) Netcool
6 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (2.44%) WMI
6 1 (2.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) SolarWinds
2 14 (34.15%) Oracle
3 13 (31.71%) AppDynamics
3 13 (31.71%) Splunk
4 12 (29.27%) Dynatrace
4 12 (29.27%) New Relic
4 12 (29.27%) Red Hat
5 6 (14.63%) VMware
6 2 (4.88%) Atlassian
6 2 (4.88%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.44%) IBM
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.44%) NetIQ
7 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.44%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.44%) Veeam