Period
to 23 September 2017

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 23 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Monitoring
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 614 652 732
Rank change year-on-year +38 +80 +83
Permanent jobs citing Network Monitoring 641 670 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.39% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 535 521 565
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,750 £67,500 £69,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +17.14%

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 157706 172951 194865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.89% 89.14% 88.30%
Number of salaries quoted 124254 144221 160161
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Monitoring in the UK

Network Monitoring
Top 15 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 23 September 2017. 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 +40 618 £47,500 +5.56% 19
UK excluding London -2 365 £42,500 +6.25% 14
London +74 268 £50,000 -9.09% 6
South East +16 133 £47,500 -5.00% 5
South West +56 74 £45,000 +10.43% 1
Midlands +36 58 £30,000 -14.29% 2
East of England +7 45 £34,000 -24.44% 1
West Midlands +6 42 £40,000 +8.11% 2
North of England -55 40 £42,000 +20.00% 4
North West -57 21 £40,750 +20.74% 2
Yorkshire +11 18 £41,000 +13.89% 2
East Midlands +38 15 £20,000 -36.51%
Wales +12 12 £39,351 +4.93% 1
Scotland -3 3 £41,000 +24.24%
North East +20 1 £44,000 +31.34%

For the 6 months to 23 September 2017, IT jobs citing Network Monitoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Network Monitoring.

1 375 (58.50%) Cisco
2 323 (50.39%) Firewall
3 258 (40.25%) WAN
4 256 (39.94%) Cisco Certification
5 208 (32.45%) Windows
6 204 (31.83%) CCNP
7 198 (30.89%) LAN
8 168 (26.21%) BGP
9 166 (25.90%) Linux
10 151 (23.56%) VMware
11 148 (23.09%) VPN
11 148 (23.09%) Cisco ASA
12 147 (22.93%) CCNA
13 145 (22.62%) ITIL
14 144 (22.46%) Juniper
15 141 (22.00%) SolarWinds
16 133 (20.75%) Network Security
17 132 (20.59%) TCP/IP
18 131 (20.44%) Wireless
19 129 (20.12%) OSPF
19 129 (20.12%) Data Centre
20 127 (19.81%) CheckPoint
21 118 (18.41%) VMware Infrastructure
22 113 (17.63%) Microsoft
23 109 (17.00%) MPLS
24 108 (16.85%) Finance
25 107 (16.69%) Cisco Nexus
26 97 (15.13%) Internet
27 94 (14.66%) DNS
28 93 (14.51%) Wireshark

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 30 (4.68%) MS Exchange
2 23 (3.59%) Apache
3 19 (2.96%) OpenStack
4 15 (2.34%) Skype for Business
5 14 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (1.40%) IIS
7 9 (1.40%) nginx
8 8 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.94%) SAS
9 6 (0.94%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.31%) Confluence
11 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.16%) JBoss
12 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 46 (7.18%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (3.90%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 44 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (4.21%) Office 365
4 7 (1.09%) IaaS
5 6 (0.94%) PaaS
6 4 (0.62%) Bluemix
6 4 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.62%) Google Compute Engine
6 4 (0.62%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (0.47%) SaaS
8 2 (0.31%) G Suite
8 2 (0.31%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 323 (50.39%) Firewall
2 258 (40.25%) WAN
3 198 (30.89%) LAN
4 168 (26.21%) BGP
5 148 (23.09%) Cisco ASA
5 148 (23.09%) VPN
6 133 (20.75%) Network Security
7 132 (20.59%) TCP/IP
8 131 (20.44%) Wireless
9 129 (20.12%) OSPF
10 109 (17.00%) MPLS
11 107 (16.69%) Cisco Nexus
12 97 (15.13%) Internet
13 94 (14.66%) DNS
14 93 (14.51%) Wireshark
15 90 (14.04%) VoIP
16 76 (11.86%) DHCP
17 75 (11.70%) EIGRP
18 57 (8.89%) VLAN
19 53 (8.27%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.59%) MySQL
3 13 (2.03%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (1.25%) RDBMS
6 5 (0.78%) MongoDB
6 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.62%) Big Data
8 3 (0.47%) CouchDB
8 3 (0.47%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.47%) Redis
8 3 (0.47%) Riak
8 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.31%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (4.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 27 (4.21%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.72%) Subversion
4 9 (1.40%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (0.78%) Fiddler
6 5 (0.78%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.47%) GitLab
7 3 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.47%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.31%) JIRA
General
1 108 (16.85%) Finance
2 36 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 11 (1.72%) Games
4 10 (1.56%) Marketing
5 9 (1.40%) Electronics
5 9 (1.40%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.40%) Publishing
6 8 (1.25%) Banking
7 7 (1.09%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.78%) Retail
9 4 (0.62%) Advertising
10 2 (0.31%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.31%) Legal
10 2 (0.31%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.16%) German Language
11 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 329 (51.33%) Network Engineer
2 105 (16.38%) Analyst
3 75 (11.70%) Senior Network Engineer
4 64 (9.98%) Cisco Engineer
4 64 (9.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 52 (8.11%) Security Engineer
6 44 (6.86%) Network Security Engineer
7 39 (6.08%) Support Engineer
8 36 (5.62%) SOC Analyst
9 33 (5.15%) Security Analyst
10 31 (4.84%) Network Support
11 30 (4.68%) Systems Engineer
12 28 (4.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 22 (3.43%) Team Leader
14 21 (3.28%) IT Support
14 21 (3.28%) WAN Engineer
15 20 (3.12%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
15 20 (3.12%) Network Support Engineer
15 20 (3.12%) Support Technician
16 18 (2.81%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.68%) .NET
2 25 (3.90%) 802.1X
3 22 (3.43%) Web Services
4 11 (1.72%) REST
5 9 (1.40%) JSON
6 8 (1.25%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (0.78%) LAMP
8 4 (0.62%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (0.62%) OpenVZ
8 4 (0.62%) XMPP
9 3 (0.47%) CSS
9 3 (0.47%) HTML
9 3 (0.47%) Regular Expression
10 2 (0.31%) Apache Axis
10 2 (0.31%) LAPP Stack
10 2 (0.31%) RESTful
11 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.16%) Elastic Stack
11 1 (0.16%) Middleware
11 1 (0.16%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 129 (20.12%) Data Centre
2 63 (9.83%) Management Information System
3 52 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 44 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (6.86%) Cyberthreat
5 32 (4.99%) Security Operations Centre
6 22 (3.43%) Video Conferencing
7 20 (3.12%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 16 (2.50%) AS400
9 15 (2.34%) Fintech
10 12 (1.87%) iPhone
10 12 (1.87%) Linux Command Line
11 10 (1.56%) Driving Licence
12 9 (1.40%) iSeries
12 9 (1.40%) Wiki
13 8 (1.25%) Replication
14 7 (1.09%) Hedge funds
15 6 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 6 (0.94%) User Experience
15 6 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 208 (32.45%) Windows
2 166 (25.90%) Linux
3 81 (12.64%) Unix
4 58 (9.05%) Windows Server
5 29 (4.52%) Ubuntu
6 24 (3.74%) Windows 7
6 24 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (3.28%) Debian
8 20 (3.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (2.96%) CentOS
10 14 (2.18%) Windows 10
11 13 (2.03%) Mac OS X
11 13 (2.03%) Windows Vista
12 12 (1.87%) Windows XP
13 11 (1.72%) Solaris
14 10 (1.56%) Mac OS
14 10 (1.56%) VMS
15 7 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.94%) Mac OS X Server
17 5 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (22.62%) ITIL
2 86 (13.42%) SIEM
3 72 (11.23%) Load Balancing
4 67 (10.45%) Incident Management
5 63 (9.83%) Information Security
6 61 (9.52%) Change Management
7 59 (9.20%) Service Management
8 55 (8.58%) Security Operations
9 52 (8.11%) Mentoring
10 50 (7.80%) Cybersecurity
11 49 (7.64%) Continuous Improvement
12 46 (7.18%) Network Design
13 45 (7.02%) Time Management
14 39 (6.08%) Kalman Filter
14 39 (6.08%) Service Delivery
14 39 (6.08%) Software Engineering
15 38 (5.93%) Network Management
16 35 (5.46%) Root Cause Analysis
17 33 (5.15%) Task Automation
18 32 (4.99%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 86 (13.42%) Python
2 56 (8.74%) Java
3 41 (6.40%) Perl
4 30 (4.68%) Ruby
5 29 (4.52%) SQL
6 26 (4.06%) C
6 26 (4.06%) PowerShell
7 19 (2.96%) Bash Shell
8 14 (2.18%) C++
9 9 (1.40%) PHP
10 6 (0.94%) JavaScript
11 5 (0.78%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.47%) C#
13 1 (0.16%) C-shell
13 1 (0.16%) Korn
Qualifications
1 256 (39.94%) Cisco Certification
2 204 (31.83%) CCNP
3 147 (22.93%) CCNA
4 74 (11.54%) Security Cleared
5 69 (10.76%) DV Cleared
6 67 (10.45%) Degree
7 62 (9.67%) SC Cleared
8 50 (7.80%) CCIE
9 35 (5.46%) CISSP
10 33 (5.15%) GCIH
11 31 (4.84%) GCIA
12 26 (4.06%) SANS
13 23 (3.59%) CREST Certified
14 22 (3.43%) GIAC
15 21 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
17 17 (2.65%) CCDP
18 14 (2.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 13 (2.03%) JNCIA
20 12 (1.87%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (12.17%) SLA
2 71 (11.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (5.77%) Cyber Essentials
4 20 (3.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 20 (3.12%) NIST 800
5 8 (1.25%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.94%) PMO
7 4 (0.62%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 118 (18.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 80 (12.48%) Active Directory
3 28 (4.37%) Hyper-V
4 24 (3.74%) Docker
5 23 (3.59%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (3.28%) Snort
7 15 (2.34%) vSphere
8 14 (2.18%) KVM
9 13 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (2.03%) Xen
10 10 (1.56%) Ceph
10 10 (1.56%) XenApp
11 4 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.47%) Corosync
12 3 (0.47%) StorNext
12 3 (0.47%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.31%) Postfix
13 2 (0.31%) PowerDNS
13 2 (0.31%) QEMU
13 2 (0.31%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 65 (10.14%) Nagios
2 51 (7.96%) Puppet
3 42 (6.55%) Cacti
4 40 (6.24%) Ansible
5 31 (4.84%) SolarWinds Orion
6 29 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (4.52%) Opsview
7 28 (4.37%) Cisco Prime
8 27 (4.21%) Cisco LMS
9 20 (3.12%) Cisco CUCM
10 16 (2.50%) FortiGate
11 12 (1.87%) Backup Exec
11 12 (1.87%) OpenView
11 12 (1.87%) vCenter Server
12 11 (1.72%) Oracle ZFS
12 11 (1.72%) Rsyslog
12 11 (1.72%) SCCM
12 11 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 10 (1.56%) Kubernetes
13 10 (1.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 375 (58.50%) Cisco
2 151 (23.56%) VMware
3 144 (22.46%) Juniper
4 141 (22.00%) SolarWinds
5 127 (19.81%) CheckPoint
6 113 (17.63%) Microsoft
7 88 (13.73%) F5
8 87 (13.57%) HP
9 83 (12.95%) Palo Alto
10 48 (7.49%) Citrix
11 27 (4.21%) FireEye
12 24 (3.74%) Avaya
12 24 (3.74%) Dell
13 23 (3.59%) ArcSight
14 21 (3.28%) Oracle
15 19 (2.96%) Riverbed
16 18 (2.81%) LogRhythm
16 18 (2.81%) Meraki
16 18 (2.81%) Veeam
17 17 (2.65%) Arista