Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Monitoring
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 655 632 687
Rank change year-on-year -23 +55 -23
Permanent jobs citing Network Monitoring 603 613 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.39% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 492 532 624
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,275 £27,500 £26,650
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +15.38%

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 157,852 155,291 187,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.91% 89.54% 88.83%
Number of salaries quoted 127,991 127,938 155,140
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,750 £79,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -10 593 £45,000 - 59
UK excluding London +15 411 £42,500 +6.25% 42
London -31 189 £52,500 -5.41% 18
South East -16 158 £49,000 +13.95% 20
South West +46 90 £39,000 +4.00% 7
Midlands +24 71 £41,500 +22.06% 7
North of England -3 60 £42,500 +41.67% 6
West Midlands -2 41 £36,250 +6.62% 3
North West -19 31 £39,000 +31.09% 5
Yorkshire +35 29 £45,000 +50.00% 1
East Midlands +24 25 £41,500 +22.06% 4
East of England +1 25 £45,000 -21.74% 1
Wales +7 5 £27,000 +8.00% 1
Scotland -44 4 £36,750 -2.00%

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 399 (66.17%) Cisco
2 328 (54.39%) Firewall
3 280 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
4 214 (35.49%) WAN
5 183 (30.35%) LAN
6 181 (30.02%) CCNA
7 179 (29.68%) CCNP
8 176 (29.19%) VPN
9 168 (27.86%) Cisco ASA
10 165 (27.36%) ITIL
11 160 (26.53%) Juniper
12 157 (26.04%) VMware
13 151 (25.04%) Cisco Nexus
14 150 (24.88%) BGP
15 137 (22.72%) Data Centre
16 135 (22.39%) VMware Infrastructure
17 132 (21.89%) Wireless
18 127 (21.06%) CheckPoint
19 126 (20.90%) Windows
20 125 (20.73%) Network Security
21 119 (19.73%) Finance
22 117 (19.40%) DNS
23 116 (19.24%) MPLS
23 116 (19.24%) SolarWinds
23 116 (19.24%) F5
24 115 (19.07%) Linux
25 100 (16.58%) Microsoft
26 99 (16.42%) OSPF
27 98 (16.25%) VoIP
28 97 (16.09%) HP

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 33 (5.47%) MS Exchange
2 20 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 20 (3.32%) IIS
3 15 (2.49%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.49%) Skype for Business
4 12 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (1.66%) OpenStack
6 7 (1.16%) Apache
7 6 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.00%) SAS
8 4 (0.66%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.17%) JBoss
10 1 (0.17%) nginx
Applications
1 33 (5.47%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.99%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.17%) LibreOffice
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.17%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 2 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.17%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 43 (7.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (4.81%) Office 365
4 19 (3.15%) IaaS
5 16 (2.65%) PaaS
5 16 (2.65%) SaaS
6 4 (0.66%) Bluemix
6 4 (0.66%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.17%) Akamai
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.17%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.17%) G Suite
7 1 (0.17%) GitHub
7 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 328 (54.39%) Firewall
2 214 (35.49%) WAN
3 183 (30.35%) LAN
4 176 (29.19%) VPN
5 168 (27.86%) Cisco ASA
6 151 (25.04%) Cisco Nexus
7 150 (24.88%) BGP
8 132 (21.89%) Wireless
9 125 (20.73%) Network Security
10 117 (19.40%) DNS
11 116 (19.24%) MPLS
12 99 (16.42%) OSPF
13 98 (16.25%) VoIP
14 96 (15.92%) Wireshark
15 92 (15.26%) VLAN
16 85 (14.10%) Ethernet
17 81 (13.43%) DHCP
18 75 (12.44%) TCP/IP
19 66 (10.95%) EIGRP
20 59 (9.78%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (3.15%) MySQL
4 9 (1.49%) RDBMS
4 9 (1.49%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.66%) Big Data
6 4 (0.66%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.50%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.33%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.17%) HBase
9 1 (0.17%) Presto
9 1 (0.17%) QlikView
9 1 (0.17%) Sqoop
9 1 (0.17%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 59 (9.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (0.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 119 (19.73%) Finance
2 20 (3.32%) Games
3 18 (2.99%) Advertising
3 18 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.66%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.00%) Legal
6 5 (0.83%) Billing
6 5 (0.83%) Electronics
6 5 (0.83%) Marketing
7 4 (0.66%) Publishing
8 3 (0.50%) Banking
8 3 (0.50%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.33%) German Language
9 2 (0.33%) Local Government
9 2 (0.33%) Retail
10 1 (0.17%) French Language
10 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 294 (48.76%) Network Engineer
2 84 (13.93%) Analyst
3 71 (11.77%) Senior Network Engineer
4 46 (7.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 40 (6.63%) Cisco Engineer
5 40 (6.63%) Security Analyst
6 38 (6.30%) Security Engineer
7 37 (6.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 33 (5.47%) Network Security Engineer
9 28 (4.64%) Support Engineer
10 22 (3.65%) Network Manager
11 21 (3.48%) Architect
12 19 (3.15%) WAN Engineer
13 18 (2.99%) Network Analyst
14 17 (2.82%) Administrator
14 17 (2.82%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
15 16 (2.65%) Deployment Engineer
15 16 (2.65%) Network Support
15 16 (2.65%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
15 16 (2.65%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.98%) Web Services
2 23 (3.81%) 802.1X
3 10 (1.66%) .NET
3 10 (1.66%) LDAP
4 6 (1.00%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.33%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.33%) VXML
5 2 (0.33%) XMPP
6 1 (0.17%) Apache Avro
6 1 (0.17%) CSS
6 1 (0.17%) HTML
6 1 (0.17%) JSON
6 1 (0.17%) LAMP
6 1 (0.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 137 (22.72%) Data Centre
2 63 (10.45%) Management Information System
3 59 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (6.97%) Computer Science
5 34 (5.64%) Cyberthreat
6 26 (4.31%) Driving Licence
7 18 (2.99%) Fintech
7 18 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
8 17 (2.82%) Replication
9 14 (2.32%) PKI
10 13 (2.16%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 13 (2.16%) Security Operations Centre
11 11 (1.82%) AS400
11 11 (1.82%) Private Cloud
12 10 (1.66%) iSeries
13 8 (1.33%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 8 (1.33%) Fat Client
13 8 (1.33%) iPhone
13 8 (1.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 126 (20.90%) Windows
2 115 (19.07%) Linux
3 55 (9.12%) Unix
4 45 (7.46%) Windows Server
5 21 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (2.32%) Windows 7
7 14 (2.32%) Windows Vista
8 11 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
9 10 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (1.66%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.00%) Solaris
11 5 (0.83%) CentOS
12 4 (0.66%) Debian
12 4 (0.66%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.66%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.33%) Android
13 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (27.36%) ITIL
2 85 (14.10%) Service Management
3 78 (12.94%) Capacity Management
4 73 (12.11%) Incident Management
5 61 (10.12%) Information Security
5 61 (10.12%) Root Cause Analysis
6 60 (9.95%) Kalman Filter
7 50 (8.29%) Security Patching
7 50 (8.29%) SIEM
8 47 (7.79%) Cybersecurity
9 46 (7.63%) Change Management
10 45 (7.46%) Project Management
11 43 (7.13%) Load Balancing
12 42 (6.97%) Network Management
12 42 (6.97%) Web Filtering
13 41 (6.80%) Security Operations
14 34 (5.64%) Patch Management
15 33 (5.47%) Continuous Improvement
15 33 (5.47%) Disaster Recovery
16 32 (5.31%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 53 (8.79%) Python
2 39 (6.47%) SQL
3 26 (4.31%) Perl
4 24 (3.98%) Java
5 20 (3.32%) C
6 18 (2.99%) PowerShell
7 16 (2.65%) Ruby
8 13 (2.16%) C++
9 9 (1.49%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.33%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.66%) PHP
12 1 (0.17%) C-shell
12 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.17%) Korn
12 1 (0.17%) R
12 1 (0.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 280 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
2 181 (30.02%) CCNA
3 179 (29.68%) CCNP
4 77 (12.77%) Security Cleared
5 67 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 54 (8.96%) Degree
7 51 (8.46%) CCIE
8 45 (7.46%) CISSP
9 40 (6.63%) SC Cleared
10 30 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 26 (4.31%) CISM
11 26 (4.31%) MCSE
12 18 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 16 (2.65%) GIAC
14 14 (2.32%) CCSE
14 14 (2.32%) CRISC
14 14 (2.32%) SANS
15 13 (2.16%) CREST Certified
15 13 (2.16%) GCIA
15 13 (2.16%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (12.77%) SLA
2 57 (9.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (3.81%) Cyber Essentials
4 15 (2.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 13 (2.16%) NIST 800
6 9 (1.49%) GDPR
7 7 (1.16%) PCI DSS
7 7 (1.16%) QA
8 2 (0.33%) COBIT
8 2 (0.33%) PMO
9 1 (0.17%) GCP
9 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 135 (22.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 83 (13.76%) Active Directory
3 37 (6.14%) Hyper-V
4 23 (3.81%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (3.81%) XenApp
5 19 (3.15%) Virtual Servers
6 11 (1.82%) Docker
7 9 (1.49%) vSphere
8 8 (1.33%) XenServer
9 6 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (1.00%) Xen
10 5 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.50%) FreeRADIUS
11 3 (0.50%) KVM
11 3 (0.50%) Snort
12 2 (0.33%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.33%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 91 (15.09%) Nagios
2 54 (8.96%) Cisco Prime
3 51 (8.46%) Opsview
4 49 (8.13%) Cisco LMS
5 29 (4.81%) SCCM
6 27 (4.48%) Cacti
7 19 (3.15%) Ansible
8 17 (2.82%) vCenter Server
9 14 (2.32%) Puppet
10 9 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
10 9 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
11 8 (1.33%) SCOM
12 7 (1.16%) Backup Exec
13 6 (1.00%) Kubernetes
13 6 (1.00%) OpenView
13 6 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (1.00%) QRadar
14 5 (0.83%) FortiGate
15 4 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
16 3 (0.50%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 399 (66.17%) Cisco
2 160 (26.53%) Juniper
3 157 (26.04%) VMware
4 127 (21.06%) CheckPoint
5 116 (19.24%) F5
5 116 (19.24%) SolarWinds
6 100 (16.58%) Microsoft
7 97 (16.09%) HP
8 84 (13.93%) Palo Alto
9 47 (7.79%) Citrix
10 36 (5.97%) Aruba
11 30 (4.98%) Dell
12 28 (4.64%) Fortinet
13 22 (3.65%) Meraki
14 19 (3.15%) 3Com
15 17 (2.82%) Avaya
16 15 (2.49%) Infoblox
17 14 (2.32%) Extreme Networks
18 13 (2.16%) Brocade
18 13 (2.16%) FireEye