Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Monitoring
UK
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 637 660 664
Rank change year-on-year +23 +4 -15
Permanent jobs citing Network Monitoring 407 528 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.38% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 346 424 497
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,325 £28,400
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 112,571 138,810 162,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.95% 92.19% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 89,192 109,498 131,881
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 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 +19 391 £46,500 -2.11% 68
UK excluding London -2 224 £45,000 - 54
London +69 175 £48,000 -16.52% 20
South East +31 107 £57,500 +27.78% 20
Midlands +32 37 £36,500 -14.12% 3
East Midlands +48 33 £35,500 +18.33%
South West +1 30 £42,500 -6.59% 5
East of England +64 26 £31,000 -40.95% 10
North of England +39 21 £42,500 +5.99% 10
Yorkshire +35 10 £42,500 -9.04% 3
North West +30 9 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Scotland +32 6 £50,000 +9.89% 5
West Midlands +12 4 £36,500 -27.00% 3
North East - 2 £34,750 - 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £36,750 -
Wales -10 1 £25,795 -15.43% 1

For the 6 months to 16 February 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.

1 262 (64.37%) Firewall
2 212 (52.09%) Cisco
3 193 (47.42%) WAN
4 185 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
5 173 (42.51%) LAN
6 129 (31.70%) CCNP
7 122 (29.98%) Network Security
8 111 (27.27%) VPN
9 107 (26.29%) TCP/IP
10 103 (25.31%) Cisco ASA
11 101 (24.82%) CCNA
12 97 (23.83%) Azure
13 94 (23.10%) Wireless
14 88 (21.62%) Windows
15 86 (21.13%) Microsoft
16 83 (20.39%) SolarWinds
17 79 (19.41%) VMware
18 78 (19.16%) DHCP
19 77 (18.92%) DNS
20 72 (17.69%) CheckPoint
20 72 (17.69%) BGP
21 70 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
22 69 (16.95%) OSPF
22 69 (16.95%) Citrix
23 66 (16.22%) Finance
23 66 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
24 64 (15.72%) Degree
25 63 (15.48%) Active Directory
25 63 (15.48%) WLAN
26 62 (15.23%) 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 23 (5.65%) Skype for Business
2 19 (4.67%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.95%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.74%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.49%) IIS
7 1 (0.25%) Apache
7 1 (0.25%) CMS
7 1 (0.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (3.69%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.95%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (1.72%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 97 (23.83%) Azure
2 41 (10.07%) Office 365
3 28 (6.88%) AWS
4 11 (2.70%) OpenShift
5 8 (1.97%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 6 (1.47%) SaaS
7 5 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.98%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.49%) PaaS
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.25%) AWS CodeDeploy
10 1 (0.25%) GCP
10 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.25%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 262 (64.37%) Firewall
2 193 (47.42%) WAN
3 173 (42.51%) LAN
4 122 (29.98%) Network Security
5 111 (27.27%) VPN
6 107 (26.29%) TCP/IP
7 103 (25.31%) Cisco ASA
8 94 (23.10%) Wireless
9 78 (19.16%) DHCP
10 77 (18.92%) DNS
11 72 (17.69%) BGP
12 69 (16.95%) OSPF
13 63 (15.48%) WLAN
14 62 (15.23%) MPLS
15 60 (14.74%) Ethernet
16 54 (13.27%) Cisco Nexus
17 49 (12.04%) Wi-Fi
18 48 (11.79%) Intrusion Detection
18 48 (11.79%) VoIP
19 43 (10.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (1.23%) Big Data
2 5 (1.23%) Hadoop
3 4 (0.98%) MySQL
4 3 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.74%) RDBMS
4 3 (0.74%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.49%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (2.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.25%) Maven
General
1 66 (16.22%) Finance
2 43 (10.57%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.46%) Banking
4 6 (1.47%) Back Office
5 5 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.23%) Public Sector
6 4 (0.98%) Games
6 4 (0.98%) Police
6 4 (0.98%) Retail
7 2 (0.49%) Automotive
7 2 (0.49%) Legal
7 2 (0.49%) Military
8 1 (0.25%) Billing
8 1 (0.25%) French Language
8 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 204 (50.12%) Network Engineer
2 51 (12.53%) Analyst
3 49 (12.04%) Senior Network Engineer
4 40 (9.83%) Support Engineer
5 35 (8.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 33 (8.11%) IT Engineer
7 32 (7.86%) Cisco Engineer
8 31 (7.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 31 (7.62%) IT Support
9 28 (6.88%) Network Support
10 27 (6.63%) Network Support Engineer
11 25 (6.14%) IT Support Engineer
12 22 (5.41%) Consultant
12 22 (5.41%) Network Consultant
13 21 (5.16%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
13 21 (5.16%) Security Engineer
14 19 (4.67%) IT Analyst
15 18 (4.42%) Architect
15 18 (4.42%) Security Analyst
16 17 (4.18%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.47%) J2EE
1 6 (1.47%) Node.js
2 5 (1.23%) J2SE
2 5 (1.23%) JDBC
2 5 (1.23%) React
2 5 (1.23%) Redux
2 5 (1.23%) Spring
2 5 (1.23%) Web Services
3 4 (0.98%) 802.1X
3 4 (0.98%) JSON
4 3 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (0.74%) XML
5 2 (0.49%) Jinja
5 2 (0.49%) LDAP
5 2 (0.49%) XMPP
5 2 (0.49%) YAML
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.25%) Kafka
6 1 (0.25%) REST
6 1 (0.25%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 58 (14.25%) Data Centre
2 24 (5.90%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 19 (4.67%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.95%) Driving Licence
7 10 (2.46%) Enterprise Storage
7 10 (2.46%) Fibre Optics
7 10 (2.46%) Replication
8 9 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (1.72%) CCTV
9 7 (1.72%) Private Cloud
9 7 (1.72%) User Experience
10 5 (1.23%) Derivative
10 5 (1.23%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.98%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.98%) iPad
11 4 (0.98%) iPhone
11 4 (0.98%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (0.98%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 88 (21.62%) Windows
2 44 (10.81%) Linux
3 41 (10.07%) Windows Server
4 32 (7.86%) Windows 10
5 30 (7.37%) Apple iOS
6 26 (6.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (4.67%) Windows 7
8 16 (3.93%) CentOS
9 13 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (2.46%) Android
11 8 (1.97%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.23%) Debian
13 5 (1.23%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.74%) Unix
14 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.49%) SUSE
16 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
2 53 (13.02%) ITIL
3 45 (11.06%) Network Design
4 40 (9.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 37 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 37 (9.09%) SIEM
6 36 (8.85%) Information Security
7 33 (8.11%) Mentoring
8 30 (7.37%) Cybersecurity
9 25 (6.14%) Mobile Device Management
9 25 (6.14%) Vulnerability Management
10 23 (5.65%) Change Control
10 23 (5.65%) DevOps
10 23 (5.65%) Network Architecture
11 22 (5.41%) Incident Management
11 22 (5.41%) Service Management
12 21 (5.16%) Network Management
13 20 (4.91%) Network Virtualisation
14 19 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (4.67%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 56 (13.76%) Python
2 29 (7.13%) PowerShell
3 24 (5.90%) SQL
4 19 (4.67%) Perl
5 11 (2.70%) Java
6 10 (2.46%) C
7 9 (2.21%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.72%) MATLAB
9 6 (1.47%) Scala
10 5 (1.23%) C++
10 5 (1.23%) Go
10 5 (1.23%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.23%) Ruby
10 5 (1.23%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.74%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.49%) C#
12 2 (0.49%) Erlang
12 2 (0.49%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.25%) AWK
13 1 (0.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 185 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 129 (31.70%) CCNP
3 101 (24.82%) CCNA
4 64 (15.72%) Degree
5 40 (9.83%) Security Cleared
6 29 (7.13%) CCIE
7 21 (5.16%) SC Cleared
8 17 (4.18%) Computer Science Degree
9 14 (3.44%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 12 (2.95%) CCDP
10 12 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (2.46%) MCSA
12 9 (2.21%) JNCIA
13 8 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.47%) JNCIS
14 6 (1.47%) MCSE
15 5 (1.23%) CCSA
15 5 (1.23%) JNCIP
15 5 (1.23%) Numerate Degree
16 4 (0.98%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (3.69%) Cyber Essentials
3 9 (2.21%) SLA
4 3 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.49%) FedRAMP
5 2 (0.49%) FISMA
5 2 (0.49%) GDPR
6 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 70 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (15.48%) Active Directory
3 16 (3.93%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.69%) Docker
4 15 (3.69%) XenDesktop
5 10 (2.46%) XenApp
6 9 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.23%) Terminal Server
8 5 (1.23%) vSphere
9 4 (0.98%) Firmware
9 4 (0.98%) Snort
10 3 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.74%) Xen
11 2 (0.49%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.49%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.25%) KVM
12 1 (0.25%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.25%) Squid
Systems Management
1 23 (5.65%) FortiGate
2 15 (3.69%) Cisco Prime
2 15 (3.69%) Kubernetes
3 14 (3.44%) Ansible
3 14 (3.44%) Terraform
4 13 (3.19%) vCenter Server
5 12 (2.95%) Puppet
6 10 (2.46%) WSUS
7 9 (2.21%) WhatsUp Gold
8 7 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (1.23%) Endace
9 5 (1.23%) SCCM
10 4 (0.98%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (0.98%) Salt
10 4 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.74%) Cisco UCCE
11 3 (0.74%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (0.49%) Nmap
12 2 (0.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 212 (52.09%) Cisco
2 86 (21.13%) Microsoft
3 83 (20.39%) SolarWinds
4 79 (19.41%) VMware
5 72 (17.69%) CheckPoint
6 69 (16.95%) Citrix
7 62 (15.23%) Juniper
8 34 (8.35%) Meraki
8 34 (8.35%) Palo Alto
9 26 (6.39%) F5
10 25 (6.14%) HP
11 23 (5.65%) NetApp
12 22 (5.41%) Fortinet
13 16 (3.93%) Sophos
14 14 (3.44%) Zscaler
15 11 (2.70%) Brocade
15 11 (2.70%) Google
16 10 (2.46%) Ivanti
16 10 (2.46%) McAfee
16 10 (2.46%) Oracle