Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Monitoring
UK
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 491 624 699
Rank change year-on-year +133 +75 -58
Permanent jobs citing Network Monitoring 206 499 511
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.39% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 173 412 430
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £34,075 £27,500 £28,900
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,675 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% -11.11%

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 46,172 126,408 151,261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.38% 92.22% 91.93%
Number of salaries quoted 38,067 99,838 120,169
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,674 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +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 30 October 2020.

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 30 October 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 +140 199 £52,500 +10.53% 20
London +229 122 £57,500 +15.00% 5
UK excluding London +106 79 £50,000 +14.29% 18
South East +97 32 £52,500 +12.90% 5
Midlands +87 22 £52,500 +23.53% 2
West Midlands +108 19 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Work from Home +17 11 £52,500 +75.00% 3
North of England +107 9 £39,000 -17.89% 3
South West +120 8 £47,500 +35.71% 5
North West +100 6 £40,000 -3.03% 1
East of England +124 5 £45,000 +42.86%
Yorkshire +101 3 £18,500 -63.00% 2
East Midlands +56 3 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Scotland +79 2 £51,000 +2.00%
Northern Ireland +18 1 £31,000 -17.33% 3

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 115 (55.83%) Cisco
1 115 (55.83%) Firewall
2 100 (48.54%) WAN
3 96 (46.60%) Cisco Certification
4 86 (41.75%) Network Security
5 78 (37.86%) VPN
6 77 (37.38%) LAN
7 69 (33.50%) Azure
8 68 (33.01%) Microsoft
8 68 (33.01%) Wireless
9 61 (29.61%) Linux
9 61 (29.61%) Python
10 58 (28.16%) Office 365
11 54 (26.21%) CCNA
11 54 (26.21%) BGP
12 53 (25.73%) OSPF
13 51 (24.76%) DNS
13 51 (24.76%) AWS
14 48 (23.30%) CCNP
15 47 (22.82%) Active Directory
15 47 (22.82%) SNMP
16 46 (22.33%) VoIP
17 45 (21.84%) Meraki
18 42 (20.39%) Wi-Fi
19 40 (19.42%) Palo Alto
20 39 (18.93%) Windows
21 38 (18.45%) CheckPoint
21 38 (18.45%) VMware
22 37 (17.96%) DHCP
23 35 (16.99%) Data Centre

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 26 (12.62%) Skype for Business
2 9 (4.37%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (3.40%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.46%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.97%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (14.56%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (11.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 69 (33.50%) Azure
2 58 (28.16%) Office 365
3 51 (24.76%) AWS
4 31 (15.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 28 (13.59%) GCP
6 24 (11.65%) Route 53
6 24 (11.65%) Slack
7 17 (8.25%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 9 (4.37%) Mimecast
9 6 (2.91%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.46%) IaaS
11 2 (0.97%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (55.83%) Firewall
2 100 (48.54%) WAN
3 86 (41.75%) Network Security
4 78 (37.86%) VPN
5 77 (37.38%) LAN
6 68 (33.01%) Wireless
7 54 (26.21%) BGP
8 53 (25.73%) OSPF
9 51 (24.76%) DNS
10 47 (22.82%) SNMP
11 46 (22.33%) VoIP
12 42 (20.39%) Wi-Fi
13 37 (17.96%) DHCP
14 32 (15.53%) IPsec
15 31 (15.05%) Skype
16 30 (14.56%) MPLS
17 24 (11.65%) RIP
17 24 (11.65%) TACACS
17 24 (11.65%) VLAN
17 24 (11.65%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.37%) Big Data
1 9 (4.37%) Neo4j
1 9 (4.37%) NoSQL
2 4 (1.94%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.49%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (0.49%) GIS
4 1 (0.49%) MySQL
4 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.49%) Grunt
1 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (0.49%) Phing
1 1 (0.49%) PHPUnit
1 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.49%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.49%) webpack
General
1 32 (15.53%) Telecoms
2 21 (10.19%) Finance
3 9 (4.37%) Banking
4 7 (3.40%) Military
5 3 (1.46%) Law
5 3 (1.46%) Local Government
6 2 (0.97%) Advertising
6 2 (0.97%) Fire and Rescue
6 2 (0.97%) Housing Association
6 2 (0.97%) Legal
6 2 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.97%) Retail
7 1 (0.49%) French Language
7 1 (0.49%) Games
7 1 (0.49%) German Language
7 1 (0.49%) Marketing
7 1 (0.49%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 98 (47.57%) Network Engineer
2 34 (16.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 30 (14.56%) Security Engineer
4 23 (11.17%) Architect
4 23 (11.17%) Network Architect
5 16 (7.77%) Cisco Engineer
5 16 (7.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 15 (7.28%) Azure Engineer
7 14 (6.80%) Analyst
7 14 (6.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (6.80%) Network Security Engineer
8 13 (6.31%) NOC Engineer
9 12 (5.83%) Senior Security Engineer
10 11 (5.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 11 (5.34%) WAN Engineer
11 10 (4.85%) IT Engineer
11 10 (4.85%) Network Analyst
11 10 (4.85%) Support Engineer
12 9 (4.37%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 9 (4.37%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.85%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (4.37%) Kafka
3 5 (2.43%) XMPP
4 4 (1.94%) Web Services
5 2 (0.97%) HTML
5 2 (0.97%) LDAP
6 1 (0.49%) .NET
6 1 (0.49%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.49%) Angular 2
6 1 (0.49%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.49%) CSS
6 1 (0.49%) jQuery
6 1 (0.49%) REST
6 1 (0.49%) XML
6 1 (0.49%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.49%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.99%) Data Centre
2 18 (8.74%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.43%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.46%) Cyberattack
5 3 (1.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (1.46%) FlexPod
6 2 (0.97%) NHS
6 2 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.49%) BYOD
7 1 (0.49%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.49%) EPoS
7 1 (0.49%) Handset
7 1 (0.49%) IPTV
7 1 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.49%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.49%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 61 (29.61%) Linux
2 39 (18.93%) Windows
3 24 (11.65%) Mac OS X
4 23 (11.17%) Windows Server
5 9 (4.37%) Unix
5 9 (4.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.88%) Windows 10
7 7 (3.40%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.91%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.97%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (14.56%) Problem-Solving
2 27 (13.11%) DevOps
2 27 (13.11%) Identity Management
2 27 (13.11%) Security Monitoring
3 24 (11.65%) B2B
3 24 (11.65%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (11.65%) Performance Analysis
4 20 (9.71%) Algorithmic Trading
4 20 (9.71%) Electronic Trading
4 20 (9.71%) GAP Analysis
4 20 (9.71%) High-Frequency Trading
4 20 (9.71%) Kalman Filter
4 20 (9.71%) Low Latency
4 20 (9.71%) Network Virtualisation
4 20 (9.71%) Reverse Engineering
4 20 (9.71%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 18 (8.74%) Information Security
6 17 (8.25%) ITIL
6 17 (8.25%) Task Automation
7 14 (6.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 61 (29.61%) Python
2 13 (6.31%) Perl
2 13 (6.31%) PHP
3 10 (4.85%) PowerShell
4 9 (4.37%) Go
4 9 (4.37%) Java
5 7 (3.40%) SQL
6 4 (1.94%) C
6 4 (1.94%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.46%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.49%) C#
8 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 96 (46.60%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (26.21%) CCNA
3 48 (23.30%) CCNP
4 24 (11.65%) CCIE
5 18 (8.74%) Degree
6 16 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (6.31%) Security Cleared
8 10 (4.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 9 (4.37%) CISSP
9 9 (4.37%) MCSE
10 6 (2.91%) CEH
10 6 (2.91%) JNCIS
10 6 (2.91%) MCT
10 6 (2.91%) SC Cleared
11 5 (2.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 5 (2.43%) GPEN
11 5 (2.43%) JNCIA
11 5 (2.43%) MCSA
11 5 (2.43%) OSCE
11 5 (2.43%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.85%) SLA
2 4 (1.94%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (22.82%) Active Directory
2 28 (13.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.80%) Docker
4 5 (2.43%) vSphere
5 4 (1.94%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.97%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.97%) XenApp
8 1 (0.49%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (13.11%) Nagios
2 25 (12.14%) Ansible
3 24 (11.65%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (11.65%) Puppet
4 20 (9.71%) Grafana
5 14 (6.80%) Kubernetes
6 11 (5.34%) Terraform
7 9 (4.37%) CSIRT
7 9 (4.37%) Netcool
7 9 (4.37%) Opsview
8 7 (3.40%) FortiGate
9 6 (2.91%) SCCM
10 5 (2.43%) Cisco UCCX
10 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (2.43%) QRadar
10 5 (2.43%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (1.94%) Cisco Prime
11 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (1.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 115 (55.83%) Cisco
2 68 (33.01%) Microsoft
3 45 (21.84%) Meraki
4 40 (19.42%) Palo Alto
5 38 (18.45%) CheckPoint
5 38 (18.45%) VMware
6 30 (14.56%) Avaya
7 28 (13.59%) Riverbed
8 24 (11.65%) SolarWinds
9 21 (10.19%) Splunk
10 18 (8.74%) Fortinet
11 17 (8.25%) Blue Coat
11 17 (8.25%) Netskope
11 17 (8.25%) Zscaler
12 16 (7.77%) Juniper
13 11 (5.34%) Sophos
14 9 (4.37%) Citrix
14 9 (4.37%) Dynatrace
14 9 (4.37%) SevOne
14 9 (4.37%) TOWER Software