Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Monitoring
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 678 658 630
Rank change year-on-year -20 -28 +86
Permanent jobs citing Network Monitoring 552 584 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.35% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.38% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 437 501 640
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £24,450
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.75% -5.88% +1.19%

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 157,933 153,059 180,627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.82% 90.55% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 126,923 125,473 150,145
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Monitoring in the UK

Network Monitoring
Top 13 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 25 May 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 -29 541 £45,000 - 57
UK excluding London +37 383 £41,500 +3.75% 39
London -79 160 £57,500 - 21
South East -26 117 £36,000 -15.29% 11
South West +20 103 £40,000 +1.27% 3
Midlands +30 82 £41,500 +3.75% 10
West Midlands +17 50 £25,000 -33.33% 10
North of England -7 50 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Yorkshire +25 30 £45,000 +20.00% 1
East Midlands +15 30 £41,500 +3.75%
East of England -14 27 £45,000 +5.88% 5
North West -25 20 £39,000 +11.43% 6
Scotland -39 4 - - 1

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 398 (72.10%) Cisco
2 288 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
3 277 (50.18%) Firewall
4 204 (36.96%) CCNP
5 176 (31.88%) LAN
6 174 (31.52%) WAN
7 173 (31.34%) Cisco Nexus
8 169 (30.62%) Cisco ASA
9 167 (30.25%) VMware
10 158 (28.62%) BGP
11 152 (27.54%) CCNA
12 150 (27.17%) ITIL
13 147 (26.63%) Wireless
14 144 (26.09%) VPN
15 141 (25.54%) VMware Infrastructure
16 140 (25.36%) OSPF
17 132 (23.91%) CheckPoint
18 131 (23.73%) DNS
19 121 (21.92%) Juniper
20 117 (21.20%) Data Centre
21 116 (21.01%) Windows
22 113 (20.47%) DHCP
23 111 (20.11%) Finance
24 110 (19.93%) SolarWinds
25 108 (19.57%) Network Security
26 96 (17.39%) F5
27 95 (17.21%) Active Directory
28 93 (16.85%) Microsoft
29 92 (16.67%) Linux
30 91 (16.49%) 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 21 (3.80%) MS Exchange
2 20 (3.62%) OpenStack
3 18 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (2.72%) Confluence
4 15 (2.72%) SharePoint
4 15 (2.72%) WebLogic
4 15 (2.72%) WebSphere
5 12 (2.17%) IIS
6 11 (1.99%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.72%) Apache
8 4 (0.72%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.18%) JBoss
10 1 (0.18%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
1 18 (3.26%) MS Visio
2 9 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.18%) LibreOffice
4 1 (0.18%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 15 (2.72%) Documaker
2 2 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.18%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.18%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 56 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (6.70%) IaaS
3 32 (5.80%) Office 365
4 25 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (4.53%) SaaS
5 22 (3.99%) PaaS
6 16 (2.90%) GitHub
7 10 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (1.81%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (1.81%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.81%) Serverless
8 1 (0.18%) Akamai
8 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.18%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.18%) G Suite
8 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 277 (50.18%) Firewall
2 176 (31.88%) LAN
3 174 (31.52%) WAN
4 173 (31.34%) Cisco Nexus
5 169 (30.62%) Cisco ASA
6 158 (28.62%) BGP
7 147 (26.63%) Wireless
8 144 (26.09%) VPN
9 140 (25.36%) OSPF
10 131 (23.73%) DNS
11 113 (20.47%) DHCP
12 108 (19.57%) Network Security
13 88 (15.94%) VoIP
14 84 (15.22%) MPLS
15 75 (13.59%) Wireshark
16 74 (13.41%) NX-OS
16 74 (13.41%) SNMP
17 69 (12.50%) EIGRP
18 63 (11.41%) Cisco IOS
18 63 (11.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.70%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.17%) MySQL
3 15 (2.72%) MongoDB
3 15 (2.72%) Oracle Database
4 10 (1.81%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (1.45%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.45%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.27%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.72%) Cosmos DB
10 3 (0.54%) Big Data
10 3 (0.54%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.18%) Presto
12 1 (0.18%) QlikView
12 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.18%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 85 (15.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 30 (5.43%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.72%) Gerrit
3 15 (2.72%) JIRA
3 15 (2.72%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (0.72%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 111 (20.11%) Finance
2 22 (3.99%) Manufacturing
3 20 (3.62%) Advertising
4 17 (3.08%) Games
5 16 (2.90%) Banking
6 12 (2.17%) Retail
7 11 (1.99%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.09%) Billing
9 5 (0.91%) Electronics
10 4 (0.72%) Marketing
10 4 (0.72%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.54%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.54%) Legal
12 1 (0.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 280 (50.72%) Network Engineer
2 82 (14.86%) Senior Network Engineer
3 47 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 46 (8.33%) Analyst
5 45 (8.15%) Network Specialist
6 38 (6.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 38 (6.88%) Senior Network Specialist
7 36 (6.52%) Cisco Engineer
8 33 (5.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 29 (5.25%) Security Engineer
10 26 (4.71%) Support Engineer
11 24 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
11 24 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
12 23 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
13 22 (3.99%) Administrator
14 19 (3.44%) Architect
14 19 (3.44%) Network Security Specialist
14 19 (3.44%) Security Specialist
15 18 (3.26%) Senior Network Security Engineer
15 18 (3.26%) Senior Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.98%) Web Services
2 31 (5.62%) 802.1X
3 21 (3.80%) LDAP
4 19 (3.44%) RESTful
5 15 (2.72%) Middleware
5 15 (2.72%) SOAP
5 15 (2.72%) YAML
6 8 (1.45%) LAMP
7 7 (1.27%) CSS
8 5 (0.91%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (0.72%) .NET
9 4 (0.72%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (0.72%) jQuery
9 4 (0.72%) React
9 4 (0.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (0.54%) HTML
11 2 (0.36%) VXML
12 1 (0.18%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 117 (21.20%) Data Centre
2 52 (9.42%) Self-Motivation
3 50 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (7.61%) Management Information System
5 28 (5.07%) Cyberthreat
6 27 (4.89%) Computer Science
7 25 (4.53%) PKI
8 20 (3.62%) Replication
9 18 (3.26%) AS400
10 15 (2.72%) Cyberattack
11 14 (2.54%) iSeries
12 13 (2.36%) Fat Client
12 13 (2.36%) Thin Client
13 11 (1.99%) Fintech
14 10 (1.81%) Public Cloud
15 8 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 8 (1.45%) Driving Licence
16 7 (1.27%) Private Cloud
16 7 (1.27%) Video\Live Streaming
17 6 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 116 (21.01%) Windows
2 92 (16.67%) Linux
3 74 (13.41%) Windows Server
4 47 (8.51%) Unix
5 41 (7.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (3.80%) Windows 7
8 17 (3.08%) Android
8 17 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (2.90%) CentOS
9 16 (2.90%) Windows Vista
10 15 (2.72%) Solaris
11 12 (2.17%) Windows XP
12 11 (1.99%) Windows 10
13 7 (1.27%) Debian
14 6 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (27.17%) ITIL
2 84 (15.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 82 (14.86%) Service Management
4 76 (13.77%) Incident Management
5 66 (11.96%) Capacity Management
5 66 (11.96%) Project Management
6 55 (9.96%) Kalman Filter
7 54 (9.78%) Security Patching
8 52 (9.42%) Problem-Solving
9 48 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 43 (7.79%) Network Design
11 42 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
11 42 (7.61%) Information Security
12 40 (7.25%) Network Management
12 40 (7.25%) Service Delivery
13 37 (6.70%) DevOps
14 36 (6.52%) Cybersecurity
14 36 (6.52%) ITIL V3
15 34 (6.16%) Agile Software Development
15 34 (6.16%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (12.50%) Python
2 45 (8.15%) SQL
3 36 (6.52%) PowerShell
4 30 (5.43%) Bash Shell
5 23 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 22 (3.99%) PHP
7 15 (2.72%) Perl
8 10 (1.81%) C
8 10 (1.81%) Ruby
9 5 (0.91%) C++
9 5 (0.91%) Java
9 5 (0.91%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.72%) C#
11 1 (0.18%) AWK
11 1 (0.18%) VB
11 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 288 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
2 204 (36.96%) CCNP
3 152 (27.54%) CCNA
4 66 (11.96%) Degree
5 64 (11.59%) Security Cleared
6 51 (9.24%) DV Cleared
7 42 (7.61%) CCIE
8 34 (6.16%) CISSP
9 30 (5.43%) SC Cleared
10 22 (3.99%) CCSE
11 20 (3.62%) Computer Science Degree
11 20 (3.62%) PMI Certification
11 20 (3.62%) PMP
12 19 (3.44%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (3.26%) CLAS
14 17 (3.08%) MCSE
15 14 (2.54%) CISM
16 13 (2.36%) SSCP
16 13 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 10 (1.81%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (14.49%) SLA
2 16 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.36%) GDPR
4 8 (1.45%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (0.54%) PMO
7 2 (0.36%) COBIT
8 1 (0.18%) GCP
8 1 (0.18%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 141 (25.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 95 (17.21%) Active Directory
3 28 (5.07%) Hyper-V
4 21 (3.80%) Docker
5 18 (3.26%) XenServer
6 15 (2.72%) Samba
6 15 (2.72%) VirtualBox
7 11 (1.99%) XenApp
8 9 (1.63%) vSphere
9 7 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.91%) Xen
12 4 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.36%) Snort
14 2 (0.36%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.18%) Firmware
15 1 (0.18%) ProxySG
15 1 (0.18%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 84 (15.22%) Nagios
2 57 (10.33%) Cisco LMS
2 57 (10.33%) Cisco Prime
2 57 (10.33%) Opsview
3 30 (5.43%) SCCM
4 29 (5.25%) Puppet
5 26 (4.71%) Ansible
6 23 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (3.26%) vRealize
8 17 (3.08%) Cisco CUCM
9 16 (2.90%) SolarWinds Orion
10 15 (2.72%) Rancher
10 15 (2.72%) Sysdig
11 6 (1.09%) Backup Exec
11 6 (1.09%) Kubernetes
11 6 (1.09%) SCOM
11 6 (1.09%) vCenter Server
11 6 (1.09%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.91%) Terraform
13 3 (0.54%) Grafana
Vendors
1 398 (72.10%) Cisco
2 167 (30.25%) VMware
3 132 (23.91%) CheckPoint
4 121 (21.92%) Juniper
5 110 (19.93%) SolarWinds
6 96 (17.39%) F5
7 93 (16.85%) Microsoft
8 91 (16.49%) HP
9 55 (9.96%) Palo Alto
10 37 (6.70%) Fortinet
11 36 (6.52%) Meraki
12 29 (5.25%) IBM
13 27 (4.89%) Citrix
14 26 (4.71%) Aruba
15 21 (3.80%) Oracle
15 21 (3.80%) Red Hat
16 20 (3.62%) CA
16 20 (3.62%) Dell
17 19 (3.44%) Blue Coat
17 19 (3.44%) WorldPay