Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Monitoring
UK
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 591 619 693
Rank change year-on-year +28 +74 -31
Permanent jobs citing Network Monitoring 306 547 544
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.41% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 243 424 437
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,575 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +7.23% +3.75%

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 83,298 132,702 159,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.24% 92.25% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 66,116 104,000 128,016
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Network Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Network Monitoring as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Network Monitoring in the UK

Network Monitoring
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Network Monitoring.

Salary trend for Network Monitoring in the UK

Network Monitoring
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Monitoring over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 2020. 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 +14 297 £50,000 +7.53% 23
London +69 161 £55,000 -2.22% 11
UK excluding London +53 143 £45,000 +1.12% 12
South East +23 45 £55,000 +22.22% 2
East of England +75 28 £31,000 -38.00%
South West +72 26 £43,750 +2.94% 2
North of England +83 22 £45,000 +13.92% 6
Midlands +78 21 £31,000 -27.06% 2
Yorkshire +97 17 £45,000 -10.00%
East Midlands +72 16 £31,000 -32.57% 1
Scotland +73 7 £35,000 -39.13%
West Midlands +64 5 £50,000 +21.21% 1
North West +47 3 £56,250 +61.87% 6
North East +13 2 £47,500 +35.71%

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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.

1 185 (60.46%) Firewall
2 156 (50.98%) Cisco
3 145 (47.39%) WAN
4 130 (42.48%) LAN
5 116 (37.91%) Cisco Certification
6 91 (29.74%) Network Security
7 89 (29.08%) CCNP
8 79 (25.82%) VPN
9 78 (25.49%) Windows
10 77 (25.16%) Wireless
10 77 (25.16%) Azure
11 67 (21.90%) Linux
12 66 (21.57%) VMware
13 65 (21.24%) Cisco ASA
14 63 (20.59%) Microsoft
15 62 (20.26%) SolarWinds
16 61 (19.93%) WLAN
17 60 (19.61%) Active Directory
18 59 (19.28%) Finance
19 58 (18.95%) Data Centre
20 56 (18.30%) CheckPoint
20 56 (18.30%) TCP/IP
21 54 (17.65%) DNS
21 54 (17.65%) BGP
21 54 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
22 53 (17.32%) OSPF
22 53 (17.32%) CCNA
23 52 (16.99%) DHCP
24 51 (16.67%) Degree
25 49 (16.01%) Juniper

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 17 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.25%) Skype for Business
3 8 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.31%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.98%) IIS
6 2 (0.65%) Apache
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (4.58%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.65%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 77 (25.16%) Azure
2 44 (14.38%) Office 365
3 23 (7.52%) AWS
4 14 (4.58%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 13 (4.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (2.29%) Mimecast
6 7 (2.29%) OpenShift
7 4 (1.31%) SaaS
8 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.33%) PaaS
9 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 185 (60.46%) Firewall
2 145 (47.39%) WAN
3 130 (42.48%) LAN
4 91 (29.74%) Network Security
5 79 (25.82%) VPN
6 77 (25.16%) Wireless
7 65 (21.24%) Cisco ASA
8 61 (19.93%) WLAN
9 56 (18.30%) TCP/IP
10 54 (17.65%) BGP
10 54 (17.65%) DNS
11 53 (17.32%) OSPF
12 52 (16.99%) DHCP
13 47 (15.36%) VoIP
14 38 (12.42%) Intrusion Detection
15 37 (12.09%) Cisco Nexus
16 34 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
17 28 (9.15%) HSRP
17 28 (9.15%) MPLS
17 28 (9.15%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.61%) Big Data
1 8 (2.61%) Neo4j
1 8 (2.61%) NoSQL
2 5 (1.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.98%) MySQL
4 2 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (4.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (1.96%) Maven
3 3 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (0.98%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.65%) Grunt
4 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.65%) Phing
4 2 (0.65%) PHPUnit
4 2 (0.65%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.65%) webpack
General
1 59 (19.28%) Finance
2 39 (12.75%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.59%) Back Office
3 11 (3.59%) Financial Institution
4 8 (2.61%) Billing
4 8 (2.61%) Legal
5 7 (2.29%) Banking
6 5 (1.63%) Military
7 4 (1.31%) Retail
8 3 (0.98%) Law
9 2 (0.65%) Automotive
9 2 (0.65%) Games
9 2 (0.65%) Local Government
9 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.65%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.33%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) French Language
10 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 131 (42.81%) Network Engineer
2 40 (13.07%) Senior Network Engineer
3 39 (12.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (9.80%) Analyst
5 27 (8.82%) Support Engineer
6 25 (8.17%) Developer
7 23 (7.52%) Network Support
8 22 (7.19%) Java Developer
8 22 (7.19%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 19 (6.21%) IT Support
9 19 (6.21%) Network Support Engineer
10 18 (5.88%) IT Engineer
11 17 (5.56%) Architect
11 17 (5.56%) Network Architect
12 16 (5.23%) Cisco Engineer
12 16 (5.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 16 (5.23%) Security Engineer
13 14 (4.58%) IT Support Engineer
13 14 (4.58%) Network Analyst
14 11 (3.59%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.58%) Kafka
2 12 (3.92%) J2EE
3 11 (3.59%) J2SE
3 11 (3.59%) JDBC
3 11 (3.59%) Node.js
3 11 (3.59%) Spring
4 8 (2.61%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (1.96%) 802.1X
5 6 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (1.96%) RESTful
5 6 (1.96%) XMPP
6 5 (1.63%) AngularJS
6 5 (1.63%) Apache Camel
6 5 (1.63%) HTML
7 3 (0.98%) .NET
7 3 (0.98%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.98%) Web Services
7 3 (0.98%) XML
7 3 (0.98%) XML Schema
8 2 (0.65%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (18.95%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 11 (3.59%) Derivative
3 11 (3.59%) Enterprise Storage
3 11 (3.59%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.61%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (2.61%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.29%) Handset
7 7 (2.29%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.96%) Fibre Optics
9 5 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.31%) iPad
10 4 (1.31%) iPhone
11 2 (0.65%) BYOD
11 2 (0.65%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.33%) CCTV
12 1 (0.33%) IVR
12 1 (0.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 78 (25.49%) Windows
2 67 (21.90%) Linux
3 39 (12.75%) Windows Server
4 22 (7.19%) Apple iOS
5 18 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (4.90%) Windows 10
7 11 (3.59%) Android
7 11 (3.59%) CentOS
8 9 (2.94%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.63%) Unix
10 4 (1.31%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (15.69%) ITIL
2 44 (14.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 41 (13.40%) Problem-Solving
4 39 (12.75%) Cybersecurity
5 31 (10.13%) Migration
6 30 (9.80%) Network Management
7 28 (9.15%) Information Security
8 25 (8.17%) Computer Science
8 25 (8.17%) Network Design
9 24 (7.84%) Load Balancing
10 22 (7.19%) DevOps
10 22 (7.19%) Network Architecture
10 22 (7.19%) SIEM
11 21 (6.86%) Network Virtualisation
12 19 (6.21%) Break/Fix
12 19 (6.21%) Mentoring
13 18 (5.88%) Change Control
14 17 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
15 16 (5.23%) Change Management
15 16 (5.23%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 43 (14.05%) Python
2 31 (10.13%) Java
3 22 (7.19%) PowerShell
4 17 (5.56%) SQL
5 14 (4.58%) JavaScript
5 14 (4.58%) Perl
6 12 (3.92%) PHP
7 11 (3.59%) PL/SQL
8 8 (2.61%) Go
9 6 (1.96%) AWK
9 6 (1.96%) Groovy
9 6 (1.96%) Scala
10 5 (1.63%) C
11 3 (0.98%) C#
12 2 (0.65%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.33%) C++
13 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 116 (37.91%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (29.08%) CCNP
3 53 (17.32%) CCNA
4 51 (16.67%) Degree
5 30 (9.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 25 (8.17%) Security Cleared
7 21 (6.86%) CCIE
8 15 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (4.25%) MCSE
10 11 (3.59%) Numerate Degree
11 10 (3.27%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 10 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (2.94%) DV Cleared
13 8 (2.61%) CCDP
13 8 (2.61%) CISA
13 8 (2.61%) CISM
13 8 (2.61%) CISSP
14 7 (2.29%) A+ Certification
14 7 (2.29%) MCT
15 6 (1.96%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (6.54%) Cyber Essentials
3 12 (3.92%) SLA
4 9 (2.94%) GDPR
5 1 (0.33%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.33%) FISMA
5 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (19.61%) Active Directory
2 54 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (6.54%) Hyper-V
4 19 (6.21%) Docker
5 11 (3.59%) XenApp
6 10 (3.27%) XenDesktop
7 9 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.31%) vSphere
9 2 (0.65%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.65%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.33%) KVM
10 1 (0.33%) Squid
10 1 (0.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 19 (6.21%) Kubernetes
2 12 (3.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (3.59%) Terraform
4 10 (3.27%) Cisco Prime
4 10 (3.27%) Nagios
4 10 (3.27%) Puppet
5 9 (2.94%) FortiGate
5 9 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
5 9 (2.94%) SCCM
6 8 (2.61%) Netcool
6 8 (2.61%) Opsview
7 7 (2.29%) Cisco UCCX
7 7 (2.29%) SCOM
8 6 (1.96%) vCenter Server
9 5 (1.63%) Cisco UCCE
9 5 (1.63%) Grafana
9 5 (1.63%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.98%) Ansible
12 2 (0.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 156 (50.98%) Cisco
2 66 (21.57%) VMware
3 63 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 62 (20.26%) SolarWinds
5 56 (18.30%) CheckPoint
6 49 (16.01%) Juniper
7 44 (14.38%) Palo Alto
8 43 (14.05%) Citrix
9 34 (11.11%) Meraki
10 20 (6.54%) F5
10 20 (6.54%) HP
11 18 (5.88%) Splunk
12 17 (5.56%) Zscaler
13 16 (5.23%) NetApp
14 14 (4.58%) Blue Coat
15 11 (3.59%) Brocade
15 11 (3.59%) Fortinet
15 11 (3.59%) Oracle
16 10 (3.27%) Barracuda Networks
16 10 (3.27%) Google