Period
to 17 January 2021

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 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Monitoring
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 573 619 666
Rank change year-on-year +46 +47 -16
Permanent jobs citing Network Monitoring 184 437 503
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.38% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 156 387 429
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £35,500 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +7.95% -

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 57,123 116,177 139,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.28% 92.12% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 46,159 93,053 111,395
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,763
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.11% -

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 17 January 2021.

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 17 January 2021. 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 +67 178 £52,500 +10.53% 28
London +135 107 £60,000 +26.32% 6
UK excluding London +53 73 £47,500 - 26
South East +70 34 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Midlands +56 17 £52,500 +23.53% 1
West Midlands +83 16 £52,500 +41.89%
Work from Home -51 11 £52,500 +75.00% 3
North of England +84 10 £39,000 -17.89% 12
South West +61 7 £47,500 +11.76% 4
North West +83 6 £40,000 -15.79% 5
East of England +81 4 £67,500 +117.74% 1
Yorkshire +36 4 £30,500 -34.05% 4
Wales +51 1 £42,250 +63.79%
East Midlands +24 1 £42,500 - 1
Northern Ireland +17 1 £31,000 -15.65% 1

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, 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.

1 110 (59.78%) Firewall
2 106 (57.61%) Cisco
3 102 (55.43%) Cisco Certification
4 87 (47.28%) WAN
5 78 (42.39%) Network Security
6 74 (40.22%) VPN
7 70 (38.04%) LAN
8 69 (37.50%) Azure
9 61 (33.15%) Wireless
10 59 (32.07%) Microsoft
11 57 (30.98%) CCNP
12 56 (30.43%) OSPF
12 56 (30.43%) BGP
13 52 (28.26%) Linux
14 50 (27.17%) SNMP
15 48 (26.09%) Python
15 48 (26.09%) Office 365
16 47 (25.54%) AWS
17 46 (25.00%) DNS
17 46 (25.00%) CCNA
18 41 (22.28%) Wi-Fi
19 40 (21.74%) VoIP
20 39 (21.20%) Active Directory
21 38 (20.65%) VMware
22 37 (20.11%) IPsec
23 36 (19.57%) DevOps
23 36 (19.57%) Palo Alto
24 35 (19.02%) Data Centre
24 35 (19.02%) Meraki
24 35 (19.02%) DHCP

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 25 (13.59%) Skype for Business
2 5 (2.72%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.17%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.54%) Apache
5 1 (0.54%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (14.13%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (11.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 69 (37.50%) Azure
2 48 (26.09%) Office 365
3 47 (25.54%) AWS
4 30 (16.30%) GCP
5 26 (14.13%) Azure Active Directory
6 22 (11.96%) Route 53
6 22 (11.96%) Slack
7 15 (8.15%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 8 (4.35%) Mimecast
9 6 (3.26%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (2.17%) IaaS
11 3 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.63%) OneDrive
11 3 (1.63%) SaaS
12 1 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 110 (59.78%) Firewall
2 87 (47.28%) WAN
3 78 (42.39%) Network Security
4 74 (40.22%) VPN
5 70 (38.04%) LAN
6 61 (33.15%) Wireless
7 56 (30.43%) BGP
7 56 (30.43%) OSPF
8 50 (27.17%) SNMP
9 46 (25.00%) DNS
10 41 (22.28%) Wi-Fi
11 40 (21.74%) VoIP
12 37 (20.11%) IPsec
13 35 (19.02%) DHCP
14 31 (16.85%) MPLS
15 28 (15.22%) VLAN
16 27 (14.67%) Skype
17 22 (11.96%) MRTG
17 22 (11.96%) TACACS
17 22 (11.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (2.17%) Big Data
1 4 (2.17%) Hadoop
1 4 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.63%) Apache Hive
2 3 (1.63%) HBase
2 3 (1.63%) Impala
2 3 (1.63%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.63%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.63%) RDBMS
2 3 (1.63%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.54%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (0.54%) GIS
General
1 30 (16.30%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.52%) Finance
3 10 (5.43%) Banking
4 6 (3.26%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.17%) Military
6 3 (1.63%) Local Government
6 3 (1.63%) Retail
7 2 (1.09%) Electronics
7 2 (1.09%) Fire and Rescue
7 2 (1.09%) Housing Association
7 2 (1.09%) Law
7 2 (1.09%) Legal
7 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.09%) Marketing
7 2 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 85 (46.20%) Network Engineer
2 37 (20.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 24 (13.04%) Security Engineer
4 22 (11.96%) Architect
5 20 (10.87%) Network Architect
6 17 (9.24%) Cisco Engineer
6 17 (9.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 16 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (7.07%) NOC Engineer
9 12 (6.52%) WAN Engineer
10 11 (5.98%) Azure Engineer
10 11 (5.98%) Senior Security Engineer
11 10 (5.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 10 (5.43%) Administrator
11 10 (5.43%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 10 (5.43%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 9 (4.89%) IT Engineer
12 9 (4.89%) Network Security Engineer
12 9 (4.89%) Systems Administrator
13 8 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.35%) XMPP
2 4 (2.17%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.17%) Kafka
3 3 (1.63%) JSON
3 3 (1.63%) LDAP
3 3 (1.63%) Web Services
4 1 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.02%) Data Centre
2 21 (11.41%) Management Information System
3 17 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.72%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.63%) Cyberattack
5 3 (1.63%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.09%) Blog
7 1 (0.54%) BYOD
7 1 (0.54%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.54%) EPoS
7 1 (0.54%) IPTV
7 1 (0.54%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (28.26%) Linux
2 29 (15.76%) Windows
3 22 (11.96%) Mac OS X
4 13 (7.07%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.80%) Unix
5 7 (3.80%) Windows 10
5 7 (3.80%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (3.26%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.17%) CentOS
7 4 (2.17%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.63%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (1.63%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.57%) DevOps
2 27 (14.67%) Problem-Solving
3 26 (14.13%) Identity Management
4 24 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
4 24 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
5 22 (11.96%) B2B
5 22 (11.96%) Performance Analysis
5 22 (11.96%) Security Monitoring
6 18 (9.78%) Algorithmic Trading
6 18 (9.78%) Computer Science
6 18 (9.78%) Low Latency
6 18 (9.78%) Network Virtualisation
6 18 (9.78%) Task Automation
6 18 (9.78%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 17 (9.24%) Electronic Trading
7 17 (9.24%) GAP Analysis
7 17 (9.24%) High-Frequency Trading
7 17 (9.24%) ITIL
7 17 (9.24%) Reverse Engineering
8 16 (8.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (26.09%) Python
2 7 (3.80%) PowerShell
2 7 (3.80%) SQL
3 5 (2.72%) Bash Shell
3 5 (2.72%) C
3 5 (2.72%) Perl
4 2 (1.09%) Ruby
5 1 (0.54%) AWK
Qualifications
1 102 (55.43%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (30.98%) CCNP
3 46 (25.00%) CCNA
4 26 (14.13%) CCIE
5 17 (9.24%) Degree
6 14 (7.61%) CISSP
6 14 (7.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 12 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (5.43%) CEH
9 9 (4.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 9 (4.89%) CCSP
9 9 (4.89%) GPEN
9 9 (4.89%) OSCE
9 9 (4.89%) OSCP
9 9 (4.89%) Security Cleared
10 8 (4.35%) JNCIA
10 8 (4.35%) JNCIS
11 5 (2.72%) MCSA
11 5 (2.72%) MCSE
12 4 (2.17%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.80%) SLA
2 4 (2.17%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (21.20%) Active Directory
2 31 (16.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.43%) Docker
4 6 (3.26%) vSphere
5 3 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.63%) XenApp
6 2 (1.09%) Firmware
6 2 (1.09%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.54%) NFS
7 1 (0.54%) oVirt
7 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (15.22%) Nagios
2 26 (14.13%) Ansible
3 23 (12.50%) Puppet
4 22 (11.96%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (9.78%) Terraform
6 17 (9.24%) Grafana
7 13 (7.07%) CSIRT
8 9 (4.89%) Kubernetes
9 6 (3.26%) QRadar
9 6 (3.26%) SCCM
10 4 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (2.17%) FortiGate
11 3 (1.63%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (1.63%) WSUS
12 2 (1.09%) vCenter Server
12 2 (1.09%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.54%) Nexpose
13 1 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 106 (57.61%) Cisco
2 59 (32.07%) Microsoft
3 38 (20.65%) VMware
4 36 (19.57%) Palo Alto
5 35 (19.02%) Meraki
6 28 (15.22%) CheckPoint
7 25 (13.59%) Avaya
8 23 (12.50%) Riverbed
9 22 (11.96%) Splunk
10 18 (9.78%) SolarWinds
11 15 (8.15%) Blue Coat
11 15 (8.15%) Juniper
11 15 (8.15%) Netskope
11 15 (8.15%) Zscaler
12 14 (7.61%) Fortinet
13 9 (4.89%) Sophos
14 6 (3.26%) Citrix
15 5 (2.72%) CommVault
15 5 (2.72%) Darktrace
15 5 (2.72%) Dell