Period
to 17 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Monitoring
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 629 684 723
Rank change year-on-year +55 +39 +32
Permanent jobs citing Network Monitoring 673 627 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.37% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 563 526 580
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 £27,725
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
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 161983 169953 194669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.91% 89.37% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 127876 141202 160286
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £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 17 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 17 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 +70 651 £47,500 +5.56% 26
UK excluding London +43 414 £45,000 +12.50% 11
London +48 252 £50,000 -9.09% 15
South East +38 186 £49,000 +8.29% 1
South West +50 79 £45,000 +8.43% 1
Midlands +32 54 £25,000 -26.47% 4
North of England -16 41 £42,500 +32.81% 4
East of England +19 40 £43,750 -2.78% 1
West Midlands -10 36 £35,000 +1.45% 2
North West -18 24 £44,500 +36.92% 3
Yorkshire +22 16 £35,000 +16.67% 1
East Midlands +39 15 £20,000 -41.18% 2
Wales +19 12 £39,351 +4.93%
Scotland -12 4 £36,750 +31.25%
North East - 1 £44,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 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.

1 409 (60.77%) Cisco
2 368 (54.68%) Firewall
3 284 (42.20%) Cisco Certification
4 264 (39.23%) WAN
5 218 (32.39%) CCNP
6 192 (28.53%) LAN
7 180 (26.75%) ITIL
8 177 (26.30%) Windows
9 169 (25.11%) VPN
10 164 (24.37%) CCNA
11 161 (23.92%) BGP
11 161 (23.92%) Cisco ASA
12 159 (23.63%) Juniper
13 157 (23.33%) VMware
13 157 (23.33%) SolarWinds
14 150 (22.29%) Network Security
15 139 (20.65%) CheckPoint
15 139 (20.65%) Data Centre
16 137 (20.36%) Linux
17 130 (19.32%) Wireless
17 130 (19.32%) VMware Infrastructure
18 121 (17.98%) MPLS
19 120 (17.83%) Cisco Nexus
20 116 (17.24%) Finance
21 115 (17.09%) TCP/IP
22 114 (16.94%) Microsoft
23 105 (15.60%) OSPF
24 103 (15.30%) DNS
25 101 (15.01%) Palo Alto
26 99 (14.71%) 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 37 (5.50%) MS Exchange
2 20 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (2.82%) OpenStack
4 16 (2.38%) Apache
5 15 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (1.93%) IIS
6 13 (1.93%) Skype for Business
7 9 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (1.34%) SAS
8 8 (1.19%) nginx
8 8 (1.19%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.59%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.15%) JBoss
Applications
1 43 (6.39%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (3.12%) 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 49 (7.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (6.24%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (3.57%) Office 365
4 11 (1.63%) IaaS
5 8 (1.19%) PaaS
6 6 (0.89%) SaaS
7 5 (0.74%) Bluemix
7 5 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.74%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (0.59%) Google Compute Engine
9 2 (0.30%) G Suite
9 2 (0.30%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 368 (54.68%) Firewall
2 264 (39.23%) WAN
3 192 (28.53%) LAN
4 169 (25.11%) VPN
5 161 (23.92%) BGP
5 161 (23.92%) Cisco ASA
6 150 (22.29%) Network Security
7 130 (19.32%) Wireless
8 121 (17.98%) MPLS
9 120 (17.83%) Cisco Nexus
10 115 (17.09%) TCP/IP
11 105 (15.60%) OSPF
12 103 (15.30%) DNS
13 99 (14.71%) Wireshark
14 91 (13.52%) VoIP
15 81 (12.04%) EIGRP
16 79 (11.74%) Internet
17 77 (11.44%) DHCP
18 76 (11.29%) VLAN
19 59 (8.77%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.27%) MySQL
3 15 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
6 9 (1.34%) RDBMS
7 5 (0.74%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.45%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.30%) Big Data
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%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.15%) HBase
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.15%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 39 (5.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 13 (1.93%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.89%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.74%) Fiddler
4 5 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (0.74%) SoapUI
5 4 (0.59%) Subversion
6 2 (0.30%) GitLab
6 2 (0.30%) JIRA
6 2 (0.30%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 116 (17.24%) Finance
2 32 (4.75%) Telecoms
3 11 (1.63%) Games
4 9 (1.34%) Publishing
5 7 (1.04%) Advertising
6 6 (0.89%) Banking
6 6 (0.89%) Marketing
7 5 (0.74%) Electronics
7 5 (0.74%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.45%) Local Government
9 2 (0.30%) Arabic Language
9 2 (0.30%) Legal
9 2 (0.30%) Retail
9 2 (0.30%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.15%) German Language
10 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 346 (51.41%) Network Engineer
2 107 (15.90%) Analyst
3 81 (12.04%) Senior Network Engineer
4 72 (10.70%) Cisco Engineer
5 71 (10.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 64 (9.51%) Security Engineer
7 55 (8.17%) Network Security Engineer
8 42 (6.24%) Security Analyst
9 38 (5.65%) Support Engineer
10 37 (5.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 30 (4.46%) SOC Analyst
11 30 (4.46%) WAN Engineer
12 24 (3.57%) Network Manager
12 24 (3.57%) Team Leader
13 23 (3.42%) IT Support
14 22 (3.27%) Network Support
15 21 (3.12%) Network Support Engineer
16 20 (2.97%) Deployment Engineer
16 20 (2.97%) Network Deployment Engineer
17 19 (2.82%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.01%) Web Services
2 25 (3.71%) .NET
3 13 (1.93%) 802.1X
4 9 (1.34%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (0.74%) LAMP
5 5 (0.74%) XMPP
6 4 (0.59%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (0.59%) OpenVZ
7 3 (0.45%) JSON
7 3 (0.45%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.45%) REST
8 2 (0.30%) Apache Axis
8 2 (0.30%) HTML
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
1 139 (20.65%) Data Centre
2 67 (9.96%) Management Information System
3 53 (7.88%) Computer Science
4 52 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (6.69%) Cyberthreat
6 28 (4.16%) Security Operations Centre
7 26 (3.86%) Video Conferencing
8 23 (3.42%) Driving Licence
9 22 (3.27%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 15 (2.23%) iPhone
11 14 (2.08%) AS400
12 11 (1.63%) Fintech
13 9 (1.34%) iSeries
13 9 (1.34%) Replication
14 8 (1.19%) Client/Server
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
1 177 (26.30%) Windows
2 137 (20.36%) Linux
3 63 (9.36%) Unix
4 51 (7.58%) Windows Server
5 25 (3.71%) Windows 7
6 19 (2.82%) Ubuntu
6 19 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (2.08%) CentOS
8 14 (2.08%) Windows Vista
9 12 (1.78%) Windows 2000 Server
10 11 (1.63%) Debian
10 11 (1.63%) Windows 10
10 11 (1.63%) Windows XP
11 9 (1.34%) Solaris
12 5 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.59%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.59%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.59%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (26.75%) ITIL
2 79 (11.74%) SIEM
3 75 (11.14%) Incident Management
4 73 (10.85%) Service Management
5 71 (10.55%) Load Balancing
6 66 (9.81%) Security Operations
7 64 (9.51%) Information Security
8 61 (9.06%) Change Management
9 57 (8.47%) Capacity Management
10 56 (8.32%) Mentoring
11 53 (7.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 52 (7.73%) Cybersecurity
13 49 (7.28%) Kalman Filter
13 49 (7.28%) Time Management
14 47 (6.98%) Network Management
15 45 (6.69%) Root Cause Analysis
16 42 (6.24%) Service Delivery
17 37 (5.50%) Network Design
17 37 (5.50%) Security Patching
17 37 (5.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 64 (9.51%) Python
2 52 (7.73%) Java
3 41 (6.09%) SQL
4 34 (5.05%) Perl
5 30 (4.46%) C
5 30 (4.46%) Ruby
6 21 (3.12%) PowerShell
7 18 (2.67%) C++
8 9 (1.34%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.04%) Bash Shell
10 6 (0.89%) PHP
11 4 (0.59%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.30%) C#
13 1 (0.15%) C-shell
13 1 (0.15%) Korn
13 1 (0.15%) R
13 1 (0.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 284 (42.20%) Cisco Certification
2 218 (32.39%) CCNP
3 164 (24.37%) CCNA
4 83 (12.33%) Security Cleared
5 72 (10.70%) DV Cleared
6 58 (8.62%) Degree
7 57 (8.47%) CCIE
8 56 (8.32%) SC Cleared
9 36 (5.35%) CISSP
10 29 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 26 (3.86%) GCIH
12 24 (3.57%) SANS
13 23 (3.42%) CREST Certified
13 23 (3.42%) GCIA
14 22 (3.27%) MCSE
15 20 (2.97%) GIAC
16 19 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
17 16 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 15 (2.23%) CCDP
19 14 (2.08%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (12.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 81 (12.04%) SLA
3 39 (5.79%) Cyber Essentials
4 22 (3.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 22 (3.27%) NIST 800
5 7 (1.04%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.04%) QA
6 6 (0.89%) PMO
7 4 (0.59%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.15%) GCP
System Software
1 130 (19.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 80 (11.89%) Active Directory
3 32 (4.75%) VMware ESXi
4 25 (3.71%) Hyper-V
5 24 (3.57%) Docker
6 22 (3.27%) XenApp
7 14 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
8 13 (1.93%) Xen
9 12 (1.78%) vSphere
10 9 (1.34%) Snort
11 7 (1.04%) KVM
12 4 (0.59%) Ceph
13 3 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.30%) Corosync
14 2 (0.30%) FreeRADIUS
14 2 (0.30%) Postfix
14 2 (0.30%) PowerDNS
14 2 (0.30%) QEMU
15 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 84 (12.48%) Nagios
2 47 (6.98%) Cacti
3 45 (6.69%) Cisco Prime
4 41 (6.09%) Opsview
5 37 (5.50%) Cisco LMS
6 36 (5.35%) Ansible
7 32 (4.75%) Puppet
8 27 (4.01%) SolarWinds Orion
9 16 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
9 16 (2.38%) vCenter Server
10 15 (2.23%) Cisco CUCM
11 14 (2.08%) FortiGate
11 14 (2.08%) SCCM
12 13 (1.93%) SCOM
13 10 (1.49%) Backup Exec
13 10 (1.49%) Kubernetes
13 10 (1.49%) OpenView
14 9 (1.34%) QRadar
15 8 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 7 (1.04%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 409 (60.77%) Cisco
2 159 (23.63%) Juniper
3 157 (23.33%) SolarWinds
3 157 (23.33%) VMware
4 139 (20.65%) CheckPoint
5 114 (16.94%) Microsoft
6 101 (15.01%) Palo Alto
7 97 (14.41%) F5
8 96 (14.26%) HP
9 57 (8.47%) Citrix
10 30 (4.46%) Dell
11 24 (3.57%) Meraki
11 24 (3.57%) Oracle
12 22 (3.27%) FireEye
13 19 (2.82%) Aruba
13 19 (2.82%) Veeam
14 17 (2.53%) NetScout
15 16 (2.38%) Avaya
16 15 (2.23%) Riverbed
17 14 (2.08%) Fortinet