Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Monitoring
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 634 662 728
Rank change year-on-year +28 +66 +18
Permanent jobs citing Network Monitoring 671 635 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.38% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 558 536 597
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +13.33%

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 161950 169183 194286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.41% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 127926 140515 160119
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,800 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Monitoring in the UK

Network Monitoring
Top 15 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 24 November 2017. 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 +52 650 £47,500 +5.56% 33
UK excluding London +48 420 £45,000 +12.50% 20
London +22 245 £50,000 -9.09% 18
South East +59 195 £49,000 +13.95% 6
South West +61 80 £43,750 +5.42% 2
Midlands +16 51 £25,000 -26.47% 3
North of England 0 42 £42,500 +30.77% 3
East of England +22 38 £52,500 +16.67% 1
West Midlands -11 33 £29,000 -14.71% 3
North West -33 25 £44,500 +31.85% 3
Yorkshire +22 16 £35,000 +16.67%
East Midlands +35 15 £20,000 -41.18%
Wales +19 12 £39,351 +4.93% 2
Scotland -16 4 £36,750 +31.25% 3
North East - 1 £44,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Network Monitoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Network Monitoring.

1 408 (60.80%) Cisco
2 361 (53.80%) Firewall
3 284 (42.32%) Cisco Certification
4 261 (38.90%) WAN
5 216 (32.19%) CCNP
6 189 (28.17%) LAN
7 180 (26.83%) ITIL
8 173 (25.78%) Windows
9 171 (25.48%) VPN
10 166 (24.74%) CCNA
11 163 (24.29%) Juniper
12 158 (23.55%) BGP
12 158 (23.55%) VMware
12 158 (23.55%) Cisco ASA
13 157 (23.40%) SolarWinds
14 148 (22.06%) Network Security
15 140 (20.86%) Linux
15 140 (20.86%) Data Centre
16 136 (20.27%) CheckPoint
17 134 (19.97%) Wireless
18 133 (19.82%) VMware Infrastructure
19 120 (17.88%) MPLS
20 119 (17.73%) Cisco Nexus
21 117 (17.44%) Finance
22 114 (16.99%) Microsoft
23 112 (16.69%) TCP/IP
24 103 (15.35%) DNS
24 103 (15.35%) Palo Alto
25 102 (15.20%) OSPF
26 99 (14.75%) Wireshark

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 34 (5.07%) MS Exchange
2 18 (2.68%) OpenStack
3 16 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (2.24%) Apache
5 13 (1.94%) IIS
5 13 (1.94%) Skype for Business
6 9 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (1.34%) SAS
7 8 (1.19%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.04%) nginx
9 5 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.60%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.15%) JBoss
Applications
1 44 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 50 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (6.26%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (3.28%) Office 365
4 11 (1.64%) IaaS
5 8 (1.19%) PaaS
6 6 (0.89%) SaaS
7 5 (0.75%) Bluemix
7 5 (0.75%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.45%) Google Compute Engine
10 2 (0.30%) G Suite
10 2 (0.30%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 361 (53.80%) Firewall
2 261 (38.90%) WAN
3 189 (28.17%) LAN
4 171 (25.48%) VPN
5 158 (23.55%) BGP
5 158 (23.55%) Cisco ASA
6 148 (22.06%) Network Security
7 134 (19.97%) Wireless
8 120 (17.88%) MPLS
9 119 (17.73%) Cisco Nexus
10 112 (16.69%) TCP/IP
11 103 (15.35%) DNS
12 102 (15.20%) OSPF
13 99 (14.75%) Wireshark
14 93 (13.86%) VoIP
15 80 (11.92%) VLAN
16 79 (11.77%) EIGRP
17 76 (11.33%) DHCP
18 75 (11.18%) Internet
19 58 (8.64%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (4.77%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.98%) MySQL
3 15 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (2.09%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
6 9 (1.34%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.60%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.45%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.30%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.30%) Redis
9 2 (0.30%) Riak
9 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.15%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.15%) Big Data
10 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.15%) HBase
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.15%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 40 (5.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 11 (1.64%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.75%) Fiddler
3 5 (0.75%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (0.75%) SoapUI
4 4 (0.60%) Subversion
5 2 (0.30%) GitLab
5 2 (0.30%) JIRA
5 2 (0.30%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 117 (17.44%) Finance
2 31 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 10 (1.49%) Games
4 9 (1.34%) Advertising
4 9 (1.34%) Publishing
5 6 (0.89%) Marketing
6 5 (0.75%) Banking
7 4 (0.60%) Electronics
7 4 (0.60%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.45%) Legal
8 3 (0.45%) Local Government
8 3 (0.45%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.30%) Arabic Language
9 2 (0.30%) German Language
9 2 (0.30%) Retail
10 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.15%) French Language
10 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 345 (51.42%) Network Engineer
2 104 (15.50%) Analyst
3 81 (12.07%) Senior Network Engineer
4 69 (10.28%) Cisco Engineer
5 68 (10.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 63 (9.39%) Security Engineer
7 54 (8.05%) Network Security Engineer
8 40 (5.96%) Security Analyst
9 38 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 38 (5.66%) Support Engineer
10 30 (4.47%) WAN Engineer
11 28 (4.17%) SOC Analyst
12 25 (3.73%) Network Manager
13 23 (3.43%) IT Support
13 23 (3.43%) Network Support
13 23 (3.43%) Team Leader
14 22 (3.28%) Network Support Engineer
15 21 (3.13%) Deployment Engineer
15 21 (3.13%) Network Deployment Engineer
16 19 (2.83%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.17%) Web Services
2 26 (3.87%) .NET
3 13 (1.94%) 802.1X
4 9 (1.34%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (0.75%) XMPP
6 4 (0.60%) LAMP
7 3 (0.45%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (0.45%) OpenVZ
7 3 (0.45%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.30%) Apache Axis
8 2 (0.30%) HTML
8 2 (0.30%) JSON
8 2 (0.30%) REST
9 1 (0.15%) Apache Avro
9 1 (0.15%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.15%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (0.15%) Middleware
9 1 (0.15%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 140 (20.86%) Data Centre
2 66 (9.84%) Management Information System
3 54 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (8.05%) Computer Science
4 43 (6.41%) Cyberthreat
5 28 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
6 26 (3.87%) Video Conferencing
7 25 (3.73%) Driving Licence
8 21 (3.13%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 15 (2.24%) iPhone
10 14 (2.09%) AS400
11 12 (1.79%) Fintech
12 10 (1.49%) Replication
13 9 (1.34%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.34%) iSeries
14 8 (1.19%) Virtual Team
15 6 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 6 (0.89%) Fat Client
15 6 (0.89%) Hedge funds
15 6 (0.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 173 (25.78%) Windows
2 140 (20.86%) Linux
3 64 (9.54%) Unix
4 50 (7.45%) Windows Server
5 25 (3.73%) Windows 7
6 20 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (2.83%) Ubuntu
8 17 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (2.09%) CentOS
9 14 (2.09%) Windows Vista
10 12 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
11 11 (1.64%) Debian
11 11 (1.64%) Windows 10
11 11 (1.64%) Windows XP
12 9 (1.34%) Solaris
13 5 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.60%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.60%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.60%) VMS
14 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (26.83%) ITIL
2 76 (11.33%) SIEM
3 75 (11.18%) Incident Management
3 75 (11.18%) Service Management
4 67 (9.99%) Load Balancing
4 67 (9.99%) Security Operations
5 63 (9.39%) Information Security
6 60 (8.94%) Change Management
7 59 (8.79%) Capacity Management
7 59 (8.79%) Mentoring
8 51 (7.60%) Continuous Improvement
9 50 (7.45%) Kalman Filter
10 48 (7.15%) Cybersecurity
11 47 (7.00%) Network Management
11 47 (7.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 46 (6.86%) Time Management
13 43 (6.41%) Service Delivery
14 40 (5.96%) Network Design
15 38 (5.66%) Coaching
15 38 (5.66%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 62 (9.24%) Python
2 51 (7.60%) Java
3 44 (6.56%) SQL
4 34 (5.07%) Perl
5 31 (4.62%) C
6 30 (4.47%) Ruby
7 21 (3.13%) PowerShell
8 19 (2.83%) C++
9 8 (1.19%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.89%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.75%) PHP
12 3 (0.45%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.30%) C#
14 1 (0.15%) C-shell
14 1 (0.15%) Korn
14 1 (0.15%) R
14 1 (0.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 284 (42.32%) Cisco Certification
2 216 (32.19%) CCNP
3 166 (24.74%) CCNA
4 82 (12.22%) Security Cleared
5 72 (10.73%) DV Cleared
6 59 (8.79%) Degree
7 55 (8.20%) CCIE
8 54 (8.05%) SC Cleared
9 37 (5.51%) CISSP
10 28 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 25 (3.73%) SANS
12 24 (3.58%) CREST Certified
12 24 (3.58%) GCIA
12 24 (3.58%) GCIH
13 22 (3.28%) MCSE
14 19 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
15 17 (2.53%) GIAC
15 17 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 15 (2.24%) JNCIA
17 14 (2.09%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (12.37%) SLA
2 82 (12.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (5.51%) Cyber Essentials
4 21 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 21 (3.13%) NIST 800
5 8 (1.19%) QA
6 7 (1.04%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.89%) PMO
8 4 (0.60%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.15%) GCP
System Software
1 133 (19.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 77 (11.48%) Active Directory
3 33 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
4 24 (3.58%) Hyper-V
5 23 (3.43%) Docker
5 23 (3.43%) XenApp
6 14 (2.09%) Virtual Servers
7 13 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (1.94%) Xen
8 12 (1.79%) vSphere
9 6 (0.89%) KVM
10 5 (0.75%) Snort
11 4 (0.60%) Ceph
11 4 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.30%) Corosync
12 2 (0.30%) FreeRADIUS
12 2 (0.30%) Postfix
12 2 (0.30%) PowerDNS
12 2 (0.30%) QEMU
13 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 88 (13.11%) Nagios
2 46 (6.86%) Cacti
2 46 (6.86%) Cisco Prime
3 42 (6.26%) Opsview
4 38 (5.66%) Cisco LMS
5 35 (5.22%) Ansible
6 29 (4.32%) Puppet
7 27 (4.02%) SolarWinds Orion
8 16 (2.38%) vCenter Server
9 15 (2.24%) Cisco CUCM
10 14 (2.09%) FortiGate
10 14 (2.09%) SCCM
11 13 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (1.94%) SCOM
12 10 (1.49%) Kubernetes
12 10 (1.49%) OpenView
13 9 (1.34%) Backup Exec
13 9 (1.34%) QRadar
14 8 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 7 (1.04%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 408 (60.80%) Cisco
2 163 (24.29%) Juniper
3 158 (23.55%) VMware
4 157 (23.40%) SolarWinds
5 136 (20.27%) CheckPoint
6 114 (16.99%) Microsoft
7 103 (15.35%) Palo Alto
8 97 (14.46%) HP
9 94 (14.01%) F5
10 57 (8.49%) Citrix
11 31 (4.62%) Dell
12 24 (3.58%) Oracle
13 23 (3.43%) Meraki
14 21 (3.13%) Aruba
14 21 (3.13%) FireEye
15 17 (2.53%) NetScout
16 16 (2.38%) Veeam
17 15 (2.24%) Avaya
17 15 (2.24%) Riverbed
18 14 (2.09%) 3Com