Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Network Monitoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Monitoring over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Monitoring
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 672 618 683
Rank change year-on-year -54 +65 +70
Permanent jobs citing Network Monitoring 509 672 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.37% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.41% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 416 562 524
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £29,188 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -5.88%

Network 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 148,496 165,167 173,788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.11% 91.49% 90.94%
Number of salaries quoted 118,113 130,618 144,552
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Network Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Network Monitoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Network Monitoring in the UK

Network Monitoring
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Monitoring.

Salary trend for Network Monitoring in the UK

Network Monitoring
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Monitoring over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Monitoring in the UK

Network Monitoring
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Monitoring within the UK over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. 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 -58 472 £45,000 -5.26% 81
UK excluding London -29 345 £42,500 -5.56% 64
London -50 148 £59,000 +18.00% 20
South East -27 125 £40,000 -18.37% 14
South West +13 86 £45,000 - 11
North of England +32 45 £40,000 -5.88% 20
Midlands +2 35 £37,500 +50.00% 7
East of England +19 33 £60,000 +37.14% 9
North West +41 29 £40,000 -10.11% 15
Wales +13 21 £30,250 -23.13% 1
East Midlands +8 18 £30,000 +50.00% 4
West Midlands +16 17 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Yorkshire +27 16 £46,500 +32.86% 5
Scotland 0 6 £24,000 -34.69% 2

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT jobs citing Network 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 with a requirement for Network Monitoring.

1 325 (63.85%) Cisco
2 271 (53.24%) Firewall
3 219 (43.03%) Cisco Certification
4 211 (41.45%) WAN
5 203 (39.88%) LAN
6 170 (33.40%) CCNP
7 162 (31.83%) Wireless
8 147 (28.88%) Windows
9 139 (27.31%) BGP
10 135 (26.52%) VMware
11 127 (24.95%) Cisco ASA
12 125 (24.56%) Linux
13 124 (24.36%) VPN
14 115 (22.59%) Microsoft
14 115 (22.59%) VMware Infrastructure
14 115 (22.59%) Cisco Nexus
15 114 (22.40%) SolarWinds
16 112 (22.00%) Network Security
17 103 (20.24%) CheckPoint
18 100 (19.65%) OSPF
19 92 (18.07%) Active Directory
20 90 (17.68%) Python
21 88 (17.29%) VoIP
22 86 (16.90%) Data Centre
23 83 (16.31%) CCNA
24 82 (16.11%) F5
25 77 (15.13%) HP
25 77 (15.13%) TCP/IP
25 77 (15.13%) Nagios
26 76 (14.93%) Juniper

Network Monitoring
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 27 (5.30%) MS Exchange
2 26 (5.11%) Skype for Business
3 19 (3.73%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (1.96%) IIS
6 6 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.18%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.18%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.98%) nginx
8 4 (0.79%) Confluence
8 4 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.79%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.79%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.20%) Apache
9 1 (0.20%) JBoss
9 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.20%) Smallworld
Applications
1 15 (2.95%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (1.77%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Documaker
1 4 (0.79%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 67 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (10.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (9.63%) Office 365
4 10 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (1.77%) SaaS
6 4 (0.79%) GitHub
6 4 (0.79%) IaaS
7 3 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.59%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.20%) G Suite
9 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.20%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 271 (53.24%) Firewall
2 211 (41.45%) WAN
3 203 (39.88%) LAN
4 162 (31.83%) Wireless
5 139 (27.31%) BGP
6 127 (24.95%) Cisco ASA
7 124 (24.36%) VPN
8 115 (22.59%) Cisco Nexus
9 112 (22.00%) Network Security
10 100 (19.65%) OSPF
11 88 (17.29%) VoIP
12 77 (15.13%) TCP/IP
13 72 (14.15%) DNS
14 70 (13.75%) EIGRP
15 68 (13.36%) Wi-Fi
16 67 (13.16%) DHCP
17 61 (11.98%) Cisco IOS
18 59 (11.59%) Wireshark
19 56 (11.00%) MPLS
20 46 (9.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.50%) MySQL
3 11 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (1.96%) Big Data
5 8 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.38%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (1.18%) Cosmos DB
7 6 (1.18%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (0.79%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.79%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.59%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.39%) Redis
11 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 49 (9.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 34 (6.68%) Git (software)
3 23 (4.52%) Mercurial
4 7 (1.38%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.18%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (0.98%) JIRA
6 5 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (0.79%) Gerrit
7 4 (0.79%) Selenium
8 2 (0.39%) GitLab
9 1 (0.20%) Ant
General
1 73 (14.34%) Finance
2 32 (6.29%) Banking
3 28 (5.50%) Retail
4 20 (3.93%) Advertising
5 14 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.36%) Marketing
7 11 (2.16%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.18%) Multimedia
8 6 (1.18%) Welsh Language
9 5 (0.98%) Electronics
9 5 (0.98%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.79%) Local Government
10 4 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.59%) Automotive
12 2 (0.39%) Billing
12 2 (0.39%) Legal
13 1 (0.20%) Front Office
13 1 (0.20%) Games
13 1 (0.20%) Military
13 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 201 (39.49%) Network Engineer
2 41 (8.06%) Analyst
3 36 (7.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 35 (6.88%) Security Engineer
5 30 (5.89%) Cisco Engineer
5 30 (5.89%) Senior Network Engineer
6 28 (5.50%) Administrator
7 27 (5.30%) Support Engineer
8 26 (5.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 25 (4.91%) Systems Administrator
10 24 (4.72%) IT Engineer
11 23 (4.52%) Linux Administrator
11 23 (4.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 22 (4.32%) Architect
13 21 (4.13%) Systems Engineer
14 19 (3.73%) DevOps Engineer
14 19 (3.73%) Linux Engineer
15 17 (3.34%) Cybersecurity Engineer
15 17 (3.34%) Network Architect
16 16 (3.14%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.52%) LAMP
2 22 (4.32%) 802.1X
3 12 (2.36%) SOAP
4 10 (1.96%) RESTful
4 10 (1.96%) Web Services
5 7 (1.38%) .NET
5 7 (1.38%) CSS
5 7 (1.38%) Elastic Stack
6 6 (1.18%) ASP.NET
6 6 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (1.18%) jQuery
6 6 (1.18%) React
6 6 (1.18%) Software Packaging
6 6 (1.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (1.18%) XMPP
7 5 (0.98%) LDAP
7 5 (0.98%) Node.js
7 5 (0.98%) YAML
8 4 (0.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 86 (16.90%) Data Centre
2 52 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.91%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (4.52%) Replication
5 22 (4.32%) Computer Science
6 21 (4.13%) Video\Live Streaming
7 15 (2.95%) Video Conferencing
8 14 (2.75%) Management Information System
9 12 (2.36%) Driving Licence
9 12 (2.36%) Linux Command Line
10 11 (2.16%) Data Protection Act
11 10 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
12 8 (1.57%) Clustering
13 7 (1.38%) Fintech
14 6 (1.18%) BBC
14 6 (1.18%) Cyberattack
14 6 (1.18%) Media Streaming
15 5 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 4 (0.79%) Cybercrime
16 4 (0.79%) Digital Signage
Operating Systems
1 147 (28.88%) Windows
2 125 (24.56%) Linux
3 59 (11.59%) Windows Server
4 38 (7.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (7.07%) Unix
7 24 (4.72%) Debian
8 22 (4.32%) Windows 10
9 18 (3.54%) Windows 7
10 13 (2.55%) CentOS
11 11 (2.16%) Ubuntu
11 11 (2.16%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.98%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.79%) Android
14 4 (0.79%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.79%) Solaris
14 4 (0.79%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.39%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (14.93%) ITIL
2 71 (13.95%) Root Cause Analysis
3 63 (12.38%) Kalman Filter
3 63 (12.38%) Network Design
4 55 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
5 54 (10.61%) DevOps
6 53 (10.41%) Incident Management
7 52 (10.22%) Service Management
8 51 (10.02%) Capacity Management
9 46 (9.04%) Security Patching
10 43 (8.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 43 (8.45%) Web Filtering
11 38 (7.47%) Cybersecurity
12 37 (7.27%) Configuration Management
12 37 (7.27%) Load Balancing
13 31 (6.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 31 (6.09%) Disaster Recovery
13 31 (6.09%) Information Security
13 31 (6.09%) Project Management
14 29 (5.70%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 90 (17.68%) Python
2 45 (8.84%) SQL
3 43 (8.45%) Bash Shell
4 27 (5.30%) PowerShell
5 12 (2.36%) JavaScript
5 12 (2.36%) Perl
6 11 (2.16%) Java
7 9 (1.77%) C
7 9 (1.77%) C#
8 7 (1.38%) PHP
9 4 (0.79%) Ruby
10 3 (0.59%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.39%) VB
12 1 (0.20%) C++
12 1 (0.20%) Go
Qualifications
1 219 (43.03%) Cisco Certification
2 170 (33.40%) CCNP
3 83 (16.31%) CCNA
4 39 (7.66%) Security Cleared
5 34 (6.68%) CCIE
5 34 (6.68%) Degree
6 31 (6.09%) SC Cleared
7 26 (5.11%) DV Cleared
8 25 (4.91%) CISSP
9 21 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
10 18 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (2.95%) CISM
12 12 (2.36%) MCSE
13 8 (1.57%) GCIA
13 8 (1.57%) JNCIE
13 8 (1.57%) SANS
14 7 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (1.18%) JNCIP
16 5 (0.98%) CEH
16 5 (0.98%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (13.56%) SLA
2 24 (4.72%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.36%) GDPR
4 9 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 6 (1.18%) QA
7 3 (0.59%) BS7799
8 2 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 115 (22.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 92 (18.07%) Active Directory
3 32 (6.29%) VMware ESXi
4 21 (4.13%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (3.14%) Hyper-V
6 14 (2.75%) Docker
7 11 (2.16%) XenApp
8 6 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.98%) NFS
9 5 (0.98%) Samba
9 5 (0.98%) Snort
9 5 (0.98%) vSphere
10 4 (0.79%) pfSense
10 4 (0.79%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.59%) Firmware
12 2 (0.39%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.39%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.39%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.39%) Xen
12 2 (0.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 77 (15.13%) Nagios
2 42 (8.25%) Cisco LMS
2 42 (8.25%) Opsview
3 38 (7.47%) Ansible
4 29 (5.70%) Cisco Prime
5 22 (4.32%) Puppet
6 21 (4.13%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (3.73%) SCCM
8 15 (2.95%) Cisco CUCM
9 14 (2.75%) FortiGate
9 14 (2.75%) SolarWinds Orion
10 9 (1.77%) WhatsUp Gold
11 8 (1.57%) WSUS
12 5 (0.98%) Packer
12 5 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.79%) Grafana
13 4 (0.79%) Kibana
13 4 (0.79%) Rancher
13 4 (0.79%) Sysdig
13 4 (0.79%) vRealize
Vendors
1 325 (63.85%) Cisco
2 135 (26.52%) VMware
3 115 (22.59%) Microsoft
4 114 (22.40%) SolarWinds
5 103 (20.24%) CheckPoint
6 82 (16.11%) F5
7 77 (15.13%) HP
8 76 (14.93%) Juniper
9 54 (10.61%) Palo Alto
10 39 (7.66%) Citrix
11 37 (7.27%) Meraki
12 33 (6.48%) Dell
13 23 (4.52%) Fortinet
14 21 (4.13%) Splunk
15 20 (3.93%) Zscaler
16 16 (3.14%) Aruba
16 16 (3.14%) NetApp
17 15 (2.95%) Forcepoint
18 14 (2.75%) Sophos
19 13 (2.55%) IBM