Network Monitoring
UK

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 22 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
22 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 596 800 859
Rank change year-on-year +204 +59 -207
Permanent jobs citing Network Monitoring 226 206 273
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 194 171 230
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £39,563 £32,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.70% -10.48% -
75th Percentile £66,500 £62,500 £66,125
90th Percentile £68,375 £100,000 £91,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -5.56%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 69,307 105,961 132,235
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 88.74% 95.51% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 51,598 64,543 81,525
10th Percentile £29,440 £34,500 £32,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,750 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £51,350
% change year-on-year -9.09% +7.11% +6.98%

Network Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Monitoring in the UK

Network Monitoring
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Network Monitoring in the UK

Network Monitoring
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Monitoring over the 6 months to 22 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Network Monitoring in the UK

Network Monitoring
Top 16 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 22 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England +220 212 £52,500 +11.11% 45
UK excluding London +87 134 £47,500 +18.75% 46
London +227 88 £65,000 -13.33% 8
Work from Home +113 56 £55,000 +22.22% 21
South East +48 35 £47,500 +22.58% 6
Midlands +59 31 £49,000 +15.29% 13
West Midlands +77 30 £48,250 +19.14% 10
South West +45 24 £42,500 +13.33% 10
North of England +100 17 £50,000 +6.38% 8
East of England +41 16 £52,500 +50.00% 1
North West +51 11 £50,000 +6.38% 7
Yorkshire +105 6 £50,000 +2.56% 1
Northern Ireland +30 5 £33,000 -22.35%
Scotland -18 5 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Wales +7 2 £46,250 +15.63% 6
East Midlands -1 1 £65,000 +26.83% 3

Network Monitoring
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (8.41%) Microsoft Exchange
2 11 (4.87%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.21%) Confluence
4 4 (1.77%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.44%) IIS
5 1 (0.44%) SAS
5 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (4.87%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 75 (33.19%) Azure
2 47 (20.80%) Microsoft 365
3 44 (19.47%) AWS
4 13 (5.75%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (3.10%) Entra ID
5 7 (3.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (2.21%) DigitalOcean
6 5 (2.21%) GCP
6 5 (2.21%) Power Automate
7 3 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.33%) Azure DevOps
8 2 (0.88%) AWS Direct Connect
8 2 (0.88%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (0.88%) Azure Sentinel
8 2 (0.88%) Datadog
9 1 (0.44%) Google Workspace
9 1 (0.44%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.44%) SaaS
9 1 (0.44%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 141 (62.39%) Firewall
2 83 (36.73%) WAN
3 80 (35.40%) VPN
4 70 (30.97%) LAN
5 60 (26.55%) Wireless
6 52 (23.01%) VLAN
7 44 (19.47%) Network Security
8 41 (18.14%) DNS
9 39 (17.26%) TCP/IP
10 32 (14.16%) DHCP
10 32 (14.16%) MPLS
11 30 (13.27%) BGP
12 25 (11.06%) OSPF
12 25 (11.06%) SAN
13 24 (10.62%) SD-WAN
14 20 (8.85%) VoIP
15 18 (7.96%) Wi-Fi
16 17 (7.52%) Cisco Nexus
17 13 (5.75%) Internet
18 10 (4.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.44%) JIRA
2 1 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 97 (42.92%) Social Skills
2 37 (16.37%) Finance
3 28 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (8.85%) Billing
5 15 (6.64%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 9 (3.98%) Legal
6 9 (3.98%) Manufacturing
6 9 (3.98%) Retail
7 7 (3.10%) Games
7 7 (3.10%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.65%) Law
9 5 (2.21%) Organisational Skills
10 4 (1.77%) Presentation Skills
11 3 (1.33%) Banking
11 3 (1.33%) Public Sector
12 2 (0.88%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.88%) Electronics
12 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.88%) Police
13 1 (0.44%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 104 (46.02%) Network Engineer
2 38 (16.81%) Senior
3 27 (11.95%) Architect
3 27 (11.95%) Senior Network Engineer
4 20 (8.85%) Infrastructure Architect
5 19 (8.41%) Lead
6 13 (5.75%) Cisco Engineer
6 13 (5.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 11 (4.87%) Analyst
8 10 (4.42%) Support Assistant
9 9 (3.98%) ICT Assistant
9 9 (3.98%) ICT Support
9 9 (3.98%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (3.10%) IT Support
10 7 (3.10%) Network Architect
10 7 (3.10%) Network Systems Engineer
10 7 (3.10%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.10%) Wireless Engineer
11 6 (2.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 6 (2.65%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.65%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.33%) ARM Templates
3 1 (0.44%) Middleware
3 1 (0.44%) OAuth
3 1 (0.44%) OAuth2
3 1 (0.44%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 49 (21.68%) Data Centre
2 31 (13.72%) Public Cloud
3 21 (9.29%) Replication
4 13 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (5.31%) Driving Licence
6 11 (4.87%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.98%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (3.54%) Virtual Team
9 7 (3.10%) Cyber Threat
10 5 (2.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (2.21%) Onboarding
11 4 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.77%) Security Posture
11 4 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.77%) Video\Live Streaming
12 3 (1.33%) PKI
12 3 (1.33%) Security Operations Centre
13 2 (0.88%) Fibre Optics
13 2 (0.88%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.88%) Molecular Biology
Operating Systems
1 67 (29.65%) Windows
2 42 (18.58%) Linux
3 40 (17.70%) Windows Server
4 24 (10.62%) Ubuntu
5 21 (9.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (8.85%) SUSE
7 13 (5.75%) Windows 10
8 10 (4.42%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.21%) Debian
9 5 (2.21%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.77%) CentOS
10 4 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.88%) Android
11 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.88%) Unix
12 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (21.24%) Problem-Solving
2 33 (14.60%) Continuous Improvement
3 32 (14.16%) Network Design
4 31 (13.72%) ITIL
5 29 (12.83%) Mentoring
6 27 (11.95%) Cybersecurity
6 27 (11.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 26 (11.50%) Project Delivery
8 25 (11.06%) Presales
9 24 (10.62%) Asset Management
9 24 (10.62%) Service Delivery
10 21 (9.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 20 (8.85%) Load Balancing
12 19 (8.41%) Root Cause Analysis
13 16 (7.08%) Customer Service
14 15 (6.64%) Information Security
14 15 (6.64%) Network Architecture
14 15 (6.64%) Network Management
14 15 (6.64%) Roadmaps
15 14 (6.19%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 31 (13.72%) SQL
2 30 (13.27%) PowerShell
3 18 (7.96%) Python
4 5 (2.21%) Bash
4 5 (2.21%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.77%) C#
5 4 (1.77%) Java
5 4 (1.77%) Perl
6 1 (0.44%) C++
6 1 (0.44%) Groovy
6 1 (0.44%) Kusto Query Language
6 1 (0.44%) R
Qualifications
1 62 (27.43%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (19.47%) CCNP
3 41 (18.14%) Degree
4 29 (12.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (12.39%) MCSA
6 26 (11.50%) CCNA
7 24 (10.62%) MCSE
8 20 (8.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (6.19%) DBS Check
10 13 (5.75%) Security Cleared
11 11 (4.87%) Master's Degree
12 10 (4.42%) CCIE
13 8 (3.54%) CISSP
14 7 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (3.10%) SC Cleared
15 5 (2.21%) DV Cleared
15 5 (2.21%) JNCIA
16 4 (1.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 4 (1.77%) CCSP
16 4 (1.77%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.10%) NIST
1 7 (3.10%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.33%) SLA
4 2 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (0.88%) GDPR
4 2 (0.88%) PMO
5 1 (0.44%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 51 (22.57%) Active Directory
2 45 (19.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (10.18%) vSphere
4 20 (8.85%) vCloud
5 17 (7.52%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.65%) Firmware
7 4 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.33%) Docker
9 2 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (5.31%) Microsoft Intune
2 11 (4.87%) Icinga
3 10 (4.42%) Nagios
4 8 (3.54%) ZABBIX
5 7 (3.10%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (3.10%) Grafana
6 6 (2.65%) Ansible
6 6 (2.65%) FortiGate
7 4 (1.77%) vCenter Server
8 3 (1.33%) Cacti
8 3 (1.33%) Kubernetes
8 3 (1.33%) Puppet
9 2 (0.88%) CASB
9 2 (0.88%) Opsview
10 1 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.44%) IBM BigFix
10 1 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.44%) Terraform
10 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 104 (46.02%) Cisco
2 62 (27.43%) Microsoft
3 47 (20.80%) VMware
4 39 (17.26%) Juniper
5 38 (16.81%) SolarWinds
6 37 (16.37%) Aruba
6 37 (16.37%) Meraki
7 36 (15.93%) HP
8 29 (12.83%) Veeam
9 25 (11.06%) Palo Alto
10 23 (10.18%) CheckPoint
11 20 (8.85%) Fujitsu
12 19 (8.41%) Fortinet
13 14 (6.19%) Citrix
14 9 (3.98%) F5
15 7 (3.10%) MikroTik
15 7 (3.10%) TP-LINK
15 7 (3.10%) ZyXEL
16 6 (2.65%) Red Hat
16 6 (2.65%) Yealink