Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Monitoring
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 618 701 667
Rank change year-on-year +83 -34 -10
Permanent jobs citing Network Monitoring 548 528 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.33% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 420 416 508
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.23% +5.57%
10th Percentile £29,675 £26,875 £26,600
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +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 132,595 159,849 158,891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.02% 91.96% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 104,054 128,360 129,452
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 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 +107 533 £45,000 - 16
UK excluding London +5 296 £42,500 +2.41% 11
London +163 244 £57,500 - 5
South East +52 140 £45,000 +35.40% 2
North of England +43 68 £39,500 -12.22% 2
North West +50 35 £26,500 -31.61% 1
East of England +87 32 £31,500 -47.50% 5
Midlands -5 26 £41,000 -1.20% 1
South West -64 25 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Yorkshire -4 21 £50,000 +11.11% 1
West Midlands +10 19 £41,250 +101.22% 1
North East - 15 £35,000 -
Scotland +8 7 £53,750 -
East Midlands +2 7 £41,000 -1.20%
Northern Ireland - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 301 (54.93%) Firewall
2 289 (52.74%) Cisco
3 280 (51.09%) Cisco Certification
4 242 (44.16%) WAN
5 192 (35.04%) LAN
6 188 (34.31%) CCNP
7 180 (32.85%) CCNA
8 157 (28.65%) VPN
9 154 (28.10%) Windows
10 148 (27.01%) SolarWinds
11 140 (25.55%) Linux
12 139 (25.36%) Cisco ASA
13 131 (23.91%) ITIL
14 129 (23.54%) Wireless
15 128 (23.36%) OSPF
15 128 (23.36%) Data Centre
16 118 (21.53%) BGP
17 111 (20.26%) Microsoft
18 103 (18.80%) MPLS
18 103 (18.80%) VoIP
19 102 (18.61%) Network Security
20 101 (18.43%) Microsoft Azure
21 95 (17.34%) VMware
22 92 (16.79%) CheckPoint
23 88 (16.06%) TCP/IP
24 84 (15.33%) Service Management
24 84 (15.33%) DNS
24 84 (15.33%) Network Design
24 84 (15.33%) Cisco Nexus
25 82 (14.96%) Amazon AWS

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 46 (8.39%) Skype for Business
2 15 (2.74%) IIS
3 12 (2.19%) OpenStack
4 11 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.46%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.46%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.55%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.36%) Apache
7 2 (0.36%) nginx
8 1 (0.18%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.73%) CATIA
2 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.64%) Odoo
2 5 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 101 (18.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (14.96%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (7.12%) Office 365
4 22 (4.01%) IaaS
5 15 (2.74%) OpenShift
6 14 (2.55%) PaaS
7 5 (0.91%) Slack
8 4 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.55%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.36%) AdWords
10 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.36%) SaaS
11 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 301 (54.93%) Firewall
2 242 (44.16%) WAN
3 192 (35.04%) LAN
4 157 (28.65%) VPN
5 139 (25.36%) Cisco ASA
6 129 (23.54%) Wireless
7 128 (23.36%) OSPF
8 118 (21.53%) BGP
9 103 (18.80%) MPLS
9 103 (18.80%) VoIP
10 102 (18.61%) Network Security
11 88 (16.06%) TCP/IP
12 84 (15.33%) Cisco Nexus
12 84 (15.33%) DNS
13 69 (12.59%) WLAN
14 63 (11.50%) DHCP
15 51 (9.31%) SAN
16 49 (8.94%) HSRP
16 49 (8.94%) VLAN
17 48 (8.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.74%) MySQL
3 11 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (2.01%) RDBMS
3 11 (2.01%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.28%) Big Data
5 3 (0.55%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.18%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 24 (4.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 19 (3.47%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.74%) Mercurial
4 7 (1.28%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.28%) JIRA
5 5 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.55%) Selenium
7 1 (0.18%) IDA Disassembler
7 1 (0.18%) OllyDbg
7 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 77 (14.05%) Finance
2 32 (5.84%) Manufacturing
3 26 (4.74%) Telecoms
4 21 (3.83%) Retail
5 15 (2.74%) Marketing
6 10 (1.82%) Automotive
6 10 (1.82%) Electronics
7 9 (1.64%) Advertising
7 9 (1.64%) Banking
7 9 (1.64%) Law
8 8 (1.46%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.36%) Back Office
10 2 (0.36%) Brand Awareness
10 2 (0.36%) Military
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
11 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.18%) Games
11 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 205 (37.41%) Network Engineer
2 85 (15.51%) Analyst
3 55 (10.04%) Consultant
4 54 (9.85%) Network Consultant
5 44 (8.03%) Senior Network Engineer
6 34 (6.20%) Cisco Engineer
7 33 (6.02%) Security Analyst
8 31 (5.66%) Architect
9 30 (5.47%) Network Architect
10 29 (5.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 29 (5.29%) Support Engineer
11 27 (4.93%) Senior Consultant
11 27 (4.93%) Senior Network Consultant
12 26 (4.74%) Network Analyst
12 26 (4.74%) Systems Engineer
13 23 (4.20%) Administrator
13 23 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 23 (4.20%) Linux Engineer
14 22 (4.01%) Network Support
14 22 (4.01%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.92%) LAMP
2 11 (2.01%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (1.46%) CSS
4 7 (1.28%) HTML
5 6 (1.09%) 802.1X
6 5 (0.91%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (0.91%) LDAP
6 5 (0.91%) REST
7 4 (0.73%) AngularJS
7 4 (0.73%) React
7 4 (0.73%) SOAP
7 4 (0.73%) WSH
8 3 (0.55%) WAP
8 3 (0.55%) WebSockets
9 2 (0.36%) D3.js
9 2 (0.36%) JSON
9 2 (0.36%) Pandas
9 2 (0.36%) XML
10 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 128 (23.36%) Data Centre
2 43 (7.85%) Management Information System
2 43 (7.85%) Self-Motivation
3 38 (6.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 31 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (3.83%) Replication
6 20 (3.65%) Cyberthreat
7 16 (2.92%) Driving Licence
8 15 (2.74%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 15 (2.74%) Video\Live Streaming
9 12 (2.19%) IPTV
10 9 (1.64%) User Experience
11 8 (1.46%) e-Learning
12 7 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (1.09%) CLARiiON
14 5 (0.91%) AS400
14 5 (0.91%) IVR
14 5 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
14 5 (0.91%) PKI
14 5 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 154 (28.10%) Windows
2 140 (25.55%) Linux
3 63 (11.50%) Windows Server
4 38 (6.93%) Unix
5 23 (4.20%) Debian
6 19 (3.47%) CentOS
7 18 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (2.74%) Ubuntu
10 14 (2.55%) Windows 10
11 8 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (1.09%) AIX
12 6 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.73%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.73%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.55%) Android
14 3 (0.55%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.55%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (23.91%) ITIL
2 84 (15.33%) Network Design
2 84 (15.33%) Service Management
3 57 (10.40%) Incident Management
4 56 (10.22%) Cybersecurity
5 53 (9.67%) Problem-Solving
6 51 (9.31%) Information Security
6 51 (9.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 51 (9.31%) Problem Management
7 49 (8.94%) Load Balancing
8 39 (7.12%) SIEM
9 38 (6.93%) Project Management
10 36 (6.57%) Mentoring
11 34 (6.20%) Change Management
11 34 (6.20%) DDoS Mitigation
12 33 (6.02%) Network Management
13 29 (5.29%) Configuration Management
13 29 (5.29%) Identity Access Management
14 28 (5.11%) Vulnerability Management
15 27 (4.93%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 57 (10.40%) Python
2 55 (10.04%) SQL
3 29 (5.29%) Bash Shell
4 28 (5.11%) PowerShell
5 17 (3.10%) Perl
6 14 (2.55%) Ruby
7 9 (1.64%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.09%) C
9 4 (0.73%) VBScript
10 3 (0.55%) C++
10 3 (0.55%) Java
10 3 (0.55%) R
11 2 (0.36%) PHP
11 2 (0.36%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.36%) VB
12 1 (0.18%) C#
12 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 280 (51.09%) Cisco Certification
2 188 (34.31%) CCNP
3 180 (32.85%) CCNA
4 76 (13.87%) Degree
5 55 (10.04%) Security Cleared
6 47 (8.58%) CCIE
7 36 (6.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (6.02%) MCSE
9 21 (3.83%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 21 (3.83%) CISSP
10 20 (3.65%) SC Cleared
11 18 (3.28%) DV Cleared
11 18 (3.28%) JNCIA
12 17 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
13 16 (2.92%) CEH
14 15 (2.74%) CCDP
15 13 (2.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 12 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (2.01%) Master's Degree
18 10 (1.82%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (9.67%) SLA
2 33 (6.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (4.20%) PCI DSS
4 22 (4.01%) Cyber Essentials
4 22 (4.01%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 17 (3.10%) NIST
6 15 (2.74%) NIST 800
7 12 (2.19%) GDPR
8 4 (0.73%) QA
9 2 (0.36%) COBIT
9 2 (0.36%) COSO
9 2 (0.36%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.36%) ITGC
9 2 (0.36%) NCSC
9 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.18%) PSD2
System Software
1 74 (13.50%) Active Directory
2 69 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (7.12%) Hyper-V
4 34 (6.20%) Docker
5 18 (3.28%) Firmware
6 17 (3.10%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (2.01%) Xen
9 7 (1.28%) vSphere
10 4 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.73%) XenApp
11 3 (0.55%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.55%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.36%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 31 (5.66%) Ansible
2 29 (5.29%) Kubernetes
2 29 (5.29%) Nagios
3 26 (4.74%) Cisco Prime
4 25 (4.56%) Puppet
5 22 (4.01%) Cacti
6 17 (3.10%) SCCM
7 16 (2.92%) WSUS
8 15 (2.74%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 15 (2.74%) Terraform
9 13 (2.37%) Perfmon
10 12 (2.19%) SCOM
11 9 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (1.46%) vCenter Server
13 7 (1.28%) ZABBIX
14 5 (0.91%) FortiGate
14 5 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
15 4 (0.73%) HP NNM
15 4 (0.73%) Netcool
15 4 (0.73%) Netcool/Proviso
Vendors
1 289 (52.74%) Cisco
2 148 (27.01%) SolarWinds
3 111 (20.26%) Microsoft
4 95 (17.34%) VMware
5 92 (16.79%) CheckPoint
6 71 (12.96%) Juniper
7 66 (12.04%) Palo Alto
8 57 (10.40%) F5
9 40 (7.30%) Meraki
10 39 (7.12%) NetApp
11 38 (6.93%) Citrix
12 27 (4.93%) Fortinet
13 26 (4.74%) HP
14 25 (4.56%) Red Hat
15 24 (4.38%) EMC
16 23 (4.20%) CA
17 21 (3.83%) Dell
18 17 (3.10%) Oracle
18 17 (3.10%) Remedy
19 15 (2.74%) FireEye