Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Monitoring
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 656 639 650
Rank change year-on-year -17 +11 +43
Permanent jobs citing Network Monitoring 503 619 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.39% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 406 513 535
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £32,250 £27,100 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -11.11%

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 138,598 159,025 162,437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.69% 91.81% 91.33%
Number of salaries quoted 109,286 127,729 134,362
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,651
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 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 -11 477 £46,500 +3.33% 74
UK excluding London -13 332 £45,000 +5.88% 58
London +14 164 £57,500 +15.00% 22
South East -16 134 £45,000 -8.16% 16
South West -6 69 £45,000 +5.88% 11
North of England +23 39 £40,100 +2.82% 14
East of England +36 37 £51,250 -2.38% 6
Midlands +5 34 £37,500 - 5
North West +27 24 £40,000 +2.56% 13
West Midlands +26 19 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Wales +17 15 £30,500 -22.49% 1
Yorkshire +16 15 £46,724 +11.25% 1
East Midlands +8 15 £30,000 +50.00% 1
Scotland +10 7 £34,500 -6.12% 5

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 279 (55.47%) Cisco
2 272 (54.08%) Firewall
3 208 (41.35%) WAN
4 188 (37.38%) LAN
4 188 (37.38%) Cisco Certification
5 157 (31.21%) Wireless
6 138 (27.44%) Windows
7 134 (26.64%) CCNP
8 130 (25.84%) SolarWinds
9 127 (25.25%) VPN
10 126 (25.05%) Linux
11 125 (24.85%) Cisco ASA
12 115 (22.86%) BGP
13 114 (22.66%) VMware
14 113 (22.47%) Network Security
15 107 (21.27%) VoIP
16 94 (18.69%) VMware Infrastructure
17 93 (18.49%) Cisco Nexus
18 92 (18.29%) Microsoft
19 91 (18.09%) CheckPoint
20 89 (17.69%) Data Centre
21 86 (17.10%) OSPF
22 83 (16.50%) TCP/IP
23 78 (15.51%) Python
24 77 (15.31%) CCNA
25 76 (15.11%) Finance
26 75 (14.91%) Active Directory
27 74 (14.71%) Juniper
28 73 (14.51%) DNS
29 68 (13.52%) Palo Alto

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 20 (3.98%) MS Exchange
2 18 (3.58%) Skype for Business
3 12 (2.39%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.19%) IIS
5 10 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.39%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.80%) nginx
9 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.20%) Apache
11 1 (0.20%) Drupal
11 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (2.98%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (9.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (8.35%) Office 365
4 10 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (1.79%) SaaS
6 6 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.80%) IaaS
7 4 (0.80%) PaaS
8 2 (0.40%) AdWords
8 2 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.40%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.40%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 272 (54.08%) Firewall
2 208 (41.35%) WAN
3 188 (37.38%) LAN
4 157 (31.21%) Wireless
5 127 (25.25%) VPN
6 125 (24.85%) Cisco ASA
7 115 (22.86%) BGP
8 113 (22.47%) Network Security
9 107 (21.27%) VoIP
10 93 (18.49%) Cisco Nexus
11 86 (17.10%) OSPF
12 83 (16.50%) TCP/IP
13 73 (14.51%) DNS
14 64 (12.72%) DHCP
15 60 (11.93%) MPLS
16 58 (11.53%) Wi-Fi
17 51 (10.14%) Cisco IOS
17 51 (10.14%) IPsec
18 50 (9.94%) EIGRP
18 50 (9.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.36%) MySQL
2 30 (5.96%) SQL Server
3 16 (3.18%) Big Data
4 8 (1.59%) Cosmos DB
4 8 (1.59%) NoSQL
4 8 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (1.39%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.39%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.60%) Data Lake
8 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.40%) Redis
10 1 (0.20%) GIS
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (6.76%) Git (software)
2 32 (6.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 26 (5.17%) Mercurial
4 8 (1.59%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (1.19%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.19%) Selenium
6 2 (0.40%) GitLab
6 2 (0.40%) Protractor
7 1 (0.20%) Ant
7 1 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 76 (15.11%) Finance
2 28 (5.57%) Banking
3 24 (4.77%) Advertising
4 23 (4.57%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.78%) Manufacturing
6 18 (3.58%) Marketing
7 13 (2.58%) Retail
8 11 (2.19%) Multimedia
9 7 (1.39%) Electronics
10 6 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.19%) Welsh Language
11 5 (0.99%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.99%) Law
12 3 (0.60%) Automotive
13 2 (0.40%) Billing
14 1 (0.20%) Brand Awareness
14 1 (0.20%) Games
14 1 (0.20%) Local Government
14 1 (0.20%) Military
14 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 191 (37.97%) Network Engineer
2 41 (8.15%) Security Engineer
3 40 (7.95%) Analyst
4 35 (6.96%) Senior Network Engineer
5 31 (6.16%) Administrator
6 30 (5.96%) Systems Administrator
7 28 (5.57%) Cisco Engineer
8 27 (5.37%) Linux Administrator
8 27 (5.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 25 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 25 (4.97%) Linux Engineer
10 24 (4.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 23 (4.57%) IT Engineer
11 23 (4.57%) Systems Engineer
12 22 (4.37%) Cybersecurity Engineer
13 21 (4.17%) Architect
14 20 (3.98%) Support Engineer
15 19 (3.78%) Network Analyst
16 17 (3.38%) Linux Systems Engineer
17 16 (3.18%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.37%) LAMP
2 18 (3.58%) 802.1X
3 12 (2.39%) CSS
4 10 (1.99%) SOAP
5 9 (1.79%) .NET
6 8 (1.59%) ASP.NET
6 8 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (1.59%) jQuery
6 8 (1.59%) React
6 8 (1.59%) RESTful
6 8 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (1.59%) Web Services
7 7 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (1.19%) Software Packaging
9 5 (0.99%) XMPP
10 4 (0.80%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (0.80%) HTML
10 4 (0.80%) Node.js
11 2 (0.40%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 89 (17.69%) Data Centre
2 43 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (5.77%) Replication
4 28 (5.57%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (4.77%) Video\Live Streaming
6 17 (3.38%) Linux Command Line
7 15 (2.98%) Driving Licence
8 14 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
9 11 (2.19%) Cyberthreat
9 11 (2.19%) Fintech
9 11 (2.19%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.79%) Cyberattack
11 8 (1.59%) Clustering
11 8 (1.59%) Cybercrime
12 6 (1.19%) BBC
12 6 (1.19%) Life Science
12 6 (1.19%) Media Streaming
13 5 (0.99%) CLARiiON
13 5 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 5 (0.99%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 138 (27.44%) Windows
2 126 (25.05%) Linux
3 44 (8.75%) Windows Server
4 27 (5.37%) Unix
5 25 (4.97%) Debian
6 19 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (3.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (3.38%) Windows 10
9 15 (2.98%) CentOS
10 13 (2.58%) Windows 7
11 11 (2.19%) Ubuntu
12 6 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (0.99%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.80%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.80%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.40%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.20%) Android
16 1 (0.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (11.73%) Network Design
2 56 (11.13%) Problem-Solving
3 55 (10.93%) Root Cause Analysis
4 53 (10.54%) DevOps
4 53 (10.54%) ITIL
5 48 (9.54%) Cybersecurity
6 47 (9.34%) Load Balancing
7 44 (8.75%) Configuration Management
8 40 (7.95%) Information Security
9 39 (7.75%) Service Management
10 37 (7.36%) Capacity Management
10 37 (7.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 36 (7.16%) Incident Management
12 35 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 34 (6.76%) Kalman Filter
13 34 (6.76%) Security Patching
14 33 (6.56%) Mentoring
15 32 (6.36%) Continuous Improvement
15 32 (6.36%) High Availability
16 28 (5.57%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 78 (15.51%) Python
2 44 (8.75%) Bash Shell
3 40 (7.95%) SQL
4 29 (5.77%) PowerShell
5 13 (2.58%) JavaScript
5 13 (2.58%) Perl
6 11 (2.19%) C#
7 8 (1.59%) Java
8 7 (1.39%) Ruby
9 6 (1.19%) C
10 3 (0.60%) PHP
10 3 (0.60%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.40%) VB
12 1 (0.20%) R
12 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 188 (37.38%) Cisco Certification
2 134 (26.64%) CCNP
3 77 (15.31%) CCNA
4 43 (8.55%) CCIE
5 40 (7.95%) Security Cleared
6 38 (7.55%) Degree
7 33 (6.56%) CISSP
8 24 (4.77%) SC Cleared
9 22 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
11 19 (3.78%) CISM
12 18 (3.58%) DV Cleared
13 16 (3.18%) MCSE
14 13 (2.58%) CEH
15 8 (1.59%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 8 (1.59%) GCIA
15 8 (1.59%) JNCIE
15 8 (1.59%) JNCIP
15 8 (1.59%) SANS
16 7 (1.39%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (10.14%) SLA
2 22 (4.37%) GDPR
3 13 (2.58%) PCI DSS
4 11 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.99%) QA
6 3 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 94 (18.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (14.91%) Active Directory
3 31 (6.16%) VMware ESXi
4 24 (4.77%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (4.17%) Hyper-V
6 15 (2.98%) Docker
7 7 (1.39%) Xen
7 7 (1.39%) XenApp
8 6 (1.19%) Firmware
9 5 (0.99%) Snort
9 5 (0.99%) vSphere
10 4 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.40%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.40%) NFS
11 2 (0.40%) pfSense
11 2 (0.40%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.40%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.20%) iptables
12 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 55 (10.93%) Nagios
2 34 (6.76%) Ansible
3 28 (5.57%) Cisco LMS
3 28 (5.57%) Cisco Prime
3 28 (5.57%) Opsview
4 19 (3.78%) Puppet
5 17 (3.38%) SCCM
6 14 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
6 14 (2.78%) FortiGate
7 12 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (2.19%) WSUS
9 9 (1.79%) Kubernetes
9 9 (1.79%) WhatsUp Gold
10 8 (1.59%) Terraform
11 5 (0.99%) Packer
12 4 (0.80%) Grafana
12 4 (0.80%) Perfmon
13 3 (0.60%) Kibana
13 3 (0.60%) Stealthwatch
13 3 (0.60%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 279 (55.47%) Cisco
2 130 (25.84%) SolarWinds
3 114 (22.66%) VMware
4 92 (18.29%) Microsoft
5 91 (18.09%) CheckPoint
6 74 (14.71%) Juniper
7 68 (13.52%) Palo Alto
8 65 (12.92%) F5
9 56 (11.13%) HP
10 43 (8.55%) Citrix
11 32 (6.36%) NetApp
12 30 (5.96%) Dell
13 27 (5.37%) Splunk
14 26 (5.17%) Fortinet
15 25 (4.97%) Meraki
16 18 (3.58%) Aruba
17 16 (3.18%) EMC
18 13 (2.58%) Sophos
19 12 (2.39%) Forcepoint
19 12 (2.39%) Red Hat