Period
to 22 October 2019

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 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Monitoring
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 612 697 651
Rank change year-on-year +85 -46 +69
Permanent jobs citing Network Monitoring 510 519 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.31% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.34% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 405 426 559
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -2.17% +2.22%
10th Percentile £28,149 £28,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,500 £73,125 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -9.09% +10.00%

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 126,014 151,292 161,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.12% 91.81% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 99,222 120,417 127,051
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,050
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 22 October 2019.

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 October 2019. 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 +67 479 £47,500 +5.56% 52
UK excluding London +31 321 £42,500 +6.25% 44
London +113 173 £52,500 -8.70% 13
South East +64 143 £46,500 +16.25% 14
North of England +63 70 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Midlands +61 52 £42,500 +13.33% 11
North West +49 37 £40,266 +0.67% 1
East Midlands +38 34 £42,500 +41.67% 5
East of England +47 25 £31,500 -47.50% 5
Yorkshire +18 24 £50,000 +7.53% 1
West Midlands +38 18 £36,500 -27.00% 6
South West -54 17 £35,000 -17.65% 7
Scotland +33 13 £50,000 +132.56% 1
North East - 12 £35,000 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £37,500 -
Wales +3 1 £25,795 -14.73% 4

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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.

1 295 (57.84%) Firewall
2 288 (56.47%) Cisco Certification
3 258 (50.59%) Cisco
4 231 (45.29%) WAN
5 199 (39.02%) CCNP
6 181 (35.49%) LAN
7 178 (34.90%) CCNA
8 142 (27.84%) Network Security
9 136 (26.67%) VPN
10 135 (26.47%) Azure
11 118 (23.14%) MPLS
12 117 (22.94%) Wireless
12 117 (22.94%) Cisco ASA
13 107 (20.98%) Windows
14 104 (20.39%) ITIL
15 102 (20.00%) Degree
16 95 (18.63%) TCP/IP
17 93 (18.24%) Microsoft
18 92 (18.04%) SolarWinds
19 90 (17.65%) OSPF
20 89 (17.45%) BGP
20 89 (17.45%) Data Centre
21 87 (17.06%) CheckPoint
21 87 (17.06%) VMware
22 86 (16.86%) Linux
23 81 (15.88%) Service Management
24 80 (15.69%) VoIP
25 76 (14.90%) AWS
26 74 (14.51%) Cisco Nexus
27 72 (14.12%) WLAN

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 52 (10.20%) Skype for Business
2 22 (4.31%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.98%) IIS
5 5 (0.98%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.78%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.39%) CMS
7 2 (0.39%) Drupal
8 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (2.16%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (0.98%) GNU Octave
3 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.20%) CATIA
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.98%) Odoo
2 2 (0.39%) Magento
2 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 135 (26.47%) Azure
2 76 (14.90%) AWS
3 32 (6.27%) Office 365
4 17 (3.33%) OpenShift
5 6 (1.18%) SaaS
6 4 (0.78%) IaaS
6 4 (0.78%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.59%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.59%) PaaS
8 2 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.39%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.20%) G Suite
9 1 (0.20%) GCP
9 1 (0.20%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 295 (57.84%) Firewall
2 231 (45.29%) WAN
3 181 (35.49%) LAN
4 142 (27.84%) Network Security
5 136 (26.67%) VPN
6 118 (23.14%) MPLS
7 117 (22.94%) Cisco ASA
7 117 (22.94%) Wireless
8 95 (18.63%) TCP/IP
9 90 (17.65%) OSPF
10 89 (17.45%) BGP
11 80 (15.69%) VoIP
12 74 (14.51%) Cisco Nexus
13 72 (14.12%) WLAN
14 68 (13.33%) DNS
15 66 (12.94%) DHCP
16 64 (12.55%) Internet
17 52 (10.20%) Intrusion Detection
17 52 (10.20%) VLAN
18 50 (9.80%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.55%) MySQL
3 11 (2.16%) Big Data
4 5 (0.98%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.78%) RDBMS
5 4 (0.78%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (4.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 12 (2.35%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.76%) Mercurial
4 6 (1.18%) JIRA
5 5 (0.98%) IDA Disassembler
5 5 (0.98%) OllyDbg
6 4 (0.78%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.59%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (0.59%) Selenium
8 2 (0.39%) Bitbucket
General
1 66 (12.94%) Finance
2 38 (7.45%) Telecoms
3 24 (4.71%) Public Sector
4 19 (3.73%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.16%) Retail
6 7 (1.37%) Automotive
7 6 (1.18%) Police
8 5 (0.98%) Banking
8 5 (0.98%) Law
9 4 (0.78%) Games
9 4 (0.78%) Military
10 3 (0.59%) Back Office
10 3 (0.59%) Legal
10 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 218 (42.75%) Network Engineer
2 64 (12.55%) Analyst
3 56 (10.98%) Consultant
3 56 (10.98%) Network Consultant
4 46 (9.02%) Senior Network Engineer
5 39 (7.65%) NOC Engineer
6 31 (6.08%) Architect
7 30 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
7 30 (5.88%) Network Architect
8 27 (5.29%) Senior Consultant
8 27 (5.29%) Senior Network Consultant
9 26 (5.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 25 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 25 (4.90%) Network Manager
10 25 (4.90%) Security Analyst
11 19 (3.73%) Support Engineer
12 17 (3.33%) IT Consultant
13 16 (3.14%) Network Analyst
13 16 (3.14%) Network Support
13 16 (3.14%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.76%) LAMP
2 8 (1.57%) React
3 7 (1.37%) XML
4 6 (1.18%) Node.js
4 6 (1.18%) REST
5 5 (0.98%) 802.1X
5 5 (0.98%) JSON
5 5 (0.98%) Redux
5 5 (0.98%) Web Services
6 4 (0.78%) AngularJS
6 4 (0.78%) CSS
6 4 (0.78%) HTML
6 4 (0.78%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.59%) D3.js
7 3 (0.59%) Pandas
7 3 (0.59%) SOAP
7 3 (0.59%) WebSockets
8 1 (0.20%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 89 (17.45%) Data Centre
2 49 (9.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 43 (8.43%) Management Information System
4 36 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (5.69%) Self-Motivation
6 26 (5.10%) Replication
7 12 (2.35%) Driving Licence
7 12 (2.35%) IPTV
7 12 (2.35%) Private Cloud
7 12 (2.35%) User Experience
8 11 (2.16%) Security Operations Centre
9 9 (1.76%) Video\Live Streaming
10 8 (1.57%) Fibre Optics
11 6 (1.18%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 6 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (0.98%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.98%) Enterprise Cloud
12 5 (0.98%) Fat Client
12 5 (0.98%) Thin Client
13 4 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 107 (20.98%) Windows
2 86 (16.86%) Linux
3 50 (9.80%) Windows Server
4 26 (5.10%) Unix
5 22 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (3.14%) Windows 10
7 15 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (2.75%) Debian
9 11 (2.16%) Windows 7
10 9 (1.76%) CentOS
11 8 (1.57%) Android
12 5 (0.98%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.78%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.59%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.39%) SUSE
16 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (20.39%) ITIL
2 81 (15.88%) Service Management
3 68 (13.33%) Network Design
4 58 (11.37%) Problem-Solving
5 51 (10.00%) Information Security
6 46 (9.02%) Cybersecurity
6 46 (9.02%) DDoS Mitigation
7 45 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 44 (8.63%) Incident Management
9 37 (7.25%) SIEM
10 31 (6.08%) Network Management
11 29 (5.69%) Kalman Filter
11 29 (5.69%) Problem Management
12 28 (5.49%) Business Development
12 28 (5.49%) Mentoring
13 24 (4.71%) Data Protection
13 24 (4.71%) Security Operations
14 23 (4.51%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (4.51%) Network Architecture
15 22 (4.31%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 66 (12.94%) Python
2 43 (8.43%) SQL
3 25 (4.90%) PowerShell
4 18 (3.53%) Perl
5 14 (2.75%) C
6 13 (2.55%) Bash Shell
6 13 (2.55%) JavaScript
7 10 (1.96%) Ruby
8 8 (1.57%) C++
8 8 (1.57%) Java
9 5 (0.98%) Go
9 5 (0.98%) MATLAB
9 5 (0.98%) Scala
9 5 (0.98%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.98%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.98%) TypeScript
10 3 (0.59%) C#
11 2 (0.39%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 288 (56.47%) Cisco Certification
2 199 (39.02%) CCNP
3 178 (34.90%) CCNA
4 102 (20.00%) Degree
5 50 (9.80%) Security Cleared
6 33 (6.47%) SC Cleared
7 26 (5.10%) CCIE
8 17 (3.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 16 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (2.75%) DV Cleared
11 13 (2.55%) JNCIA
12 12 (2.35%) MCSE
13 10 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
14 9 (1.76%) CCDP
15 7 (1.37%) CISSP
15 7 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (1.37%) MCSA
16 6 (1.18%) CEH
16 6 (1.18%) Master's Degree
17 5 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.02%) SLA
2 29 (5.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.55%) Cyber Essentials
3 13 (2.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 5 (0.98%) NIST
4 5 (0.98%) NIST 800
4 5 (0.98%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.78%) QA
6 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.20%) GDPR
7 1 (0.20%) GPG13
System Software
1 56 (10.98%) Active Directory
2 52 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (5.10%) Docker
4 16 (3.14%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (3.14%) vSphere
5 12 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (1.96%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (1.76%) XenDesktop
8 8 (1.57%) XenApp
9 6 (1.18%) Firmware
10 4 (0.78%) Snort
10 4 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.78%) Xen
11 2 (0.39%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.39%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.20%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 22 (4.31%) Kubernetes
2 18 (3.53%) Ansible
2 18 (3.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 18 (3.53%) Nagios
3 15 (2.94%) SCCM
4 13 (2.55%) Cacti
4 13 (2.55%) Cisco UCCX
5 12 (2.35%) FortiGate
6 10 (1.96%) WhatsUp Gold
7 9 (1.76%) SCOM
8 7 (1.37%) Puppet
9 6 (1.18%) WSUS
10 5 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
10 5 (0.98%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 5 (0.98%) EnCase
10 5 (0.98%) Endace
10 5 (0.98%) FTK
10 5 (0.98%) Terraform
11 4 (0.78%) Perfmon
11 4 (0.78%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 258 (50.59%) Cisco
2 93 (18.24%) Microsoft
3 92 (18.04%) SolarWinds
4 87 (17.06%) CheckPoint
4 87 (17.06%) VMware
5 47 (9.22%) Juniper
6 38 (7.45%) Citrix
7 34 (6.67%) Meraki
8 33 (6.47%) F5
9 28 (5.49%) NetApp
10 26 (5.10%) Palo Alto
11 22 (4.31%) Splunk
12 18 (3.53%) Fortinet
13 16 (3.14%) HP
14 15 (2.94%) Sophos
15 13 (2.55%) Dell
16 12 (2.35%) EMC
16 12 (2.35%) Ivanti
16 12 (2.35%) Sonus
17 10 (1.96%) Veeam