Period
to 5 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Monitoring Specialist was £65,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

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

Monitoring Specialist
UK
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 782 1085 1209
Rank change year-on-year +303 +124 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Monitoring Specialist 4 7 2
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.005% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.005% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Median annual salary £65,500 £42,500 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.12% -33.33% +96.15%
10th Percentile £61,000 £35,450 £51,375
90th Percentile £74,250 £46,250 £73,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £61,000 £36,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year +68.28% -30.95% +61.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 62,714 137,053 164,896
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 95.85% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 50,478 109,497 133,113
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Monitoring Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Monitoring Specialist in the UK

Monitoring Specialist
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Monitoring Specialist.

Salary trend for Monitoring Specialist in the UK

Monitoring Specialist
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Monitoring Specialist within the UK over the 6 months to 5 August 2020. 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
England +316 4 £65,500 +54.12%
UK excluding London +271 2 £61,000 +68.28%
London +214 2 £70,000 +64.71%
Midlands +114 1 - -
West Midlands +92 1 - -
Work from Home +67 1 £61,000 +43.53%
South East - 1 £61,000 -

Monitoring Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, Monitoring Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Monitoring Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) BMC
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (25.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Project Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Tripwire
2 1 (25.00%) CMDB
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (25.00%) Dollar Universe
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning

Monitoring Specialist 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CMDB
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Project Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Control-M
1 1 (25.00%) Dollar Universe
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (25.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (25.00%) CA
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) Tripwire