Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Monitoring
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 678 657 672
Rank change year-on-year -21 +15 +60
Permanent jobs citing Network Monitoring 520 634 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.36% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.39% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 428 526 536
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £72,875 £72,188 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -3.61%

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 153,945 161,370 178,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.10% 91.55% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 122,592 128,232 149,403
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 2018. 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 -42 494 £45,000 -3.74% 49
UK excluding London -12 334 £40,000 -5.88% 43
London -67 167 £57,500 +4.55% 10
South East -20 110 £33,235 -22.26% 9
South West +31 100 £42,500 -5.56% 6
East of England +21 43 £60,000 +41.18% 3
Midlands -5 43 £37,500 - 9
North of England +27 31 £44,000 +17.33% 12
West Midlands +12 24 £22,750 -46.47% 4
East Midlands +6 19 £40,000 +100.00% 5
North West +17 17 £40,750 +8.67% 8
Yorkshire +30 14 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Wales +8 11 £26,000 -22.21% 2
Scotland -11 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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.

1 391 (75.19%) Cisco
2 278 (53.46%) Cisco Certification
3 251 (48.27%) Firewall
4 225 (43.27%) CCNP
5 194 (37.31%) LAN
6 191 (36.73%) WAN
7 165 (31.73%) Wireless
8 160 (30.77%) BGP
9 156 (30.00%) VMware
10 153 (29.42%) Cisco ASA
10 153 (29.42%) Cisco Nexus
11 135 (25.96%) OSPF
12 134 (25.77%) VMware Infrastructure
13 129 (24.81%) Windows
14 128 (24.62%) SolarWinds
15 125 (24.04%) CheckPoint
16 121 (23.27%) VPN
17 116 (22.31%) ITIL
18 115 (22.12%) CCNA
19 114 (21.92%) Microsoft
20 103 (19.81%) DNS
21 99 (19.04%) Network Security
22 98 (18.85%) DHCP
23 97 (18.65%) Linux
24 92 (17.69%) Active Directory
24 92 (17.69%) Juniper
24 92 (17.69%) Finance
25 90 (17.31%) Root Cause Analysis
26 89 (17.12%) Data Centre
27 87 (16.73%) F5

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 22 (4.23%) OpenStack
2 21 (4.04%) MS Exchange
2 21 (4.04%) Skype for Business
3 17 (3.27%) Confluence
3 17 (3.27%) WebLogic
3 17 (3.27%) WebSphere
4 14 (2.69%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.15%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.77%) IIS
9 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.38%) nginx
11 1 (0.19%) Apache
11 1 (0.19%) JBoss
11 1 (0.19%) Smallworld
Applications
1 18 (3.46%) MS Visio
2 17 (3.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (2.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (3.27%) Documaker
2 4 (0.77%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 75 (14.42%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (7.69%) Office 365
3 32 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (5.38%) IaaS
5 17 (3.27%) GitHub
6 14 (2.69%) SaaS
7 11 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (2.12%) PaaS
8 9 (1.73%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (1.73%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.73%) Serverless
9 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.19%) G Suite
10 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.19%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 251 (48.27%) Firewall
2 194 (37.31%) LAN
3 191 (36.73%) WAN
4 165 (31.73%) Wireless
5 160 (30.77%) BGP
6 153 (29.42%) Cisco ASA
6 153 (29.42%) Cisco Nexus
7 135 (25.96%) OSPF
8 121 (23.27%) VPN
9 103 (19.81%) DNS
10 99 (19.04%) Network Security
11 98 (18.85%) DHCP
12 75 (14.42%) EIGRP
13 69 (13.27%) Cisco IOS
14 66 (12.69%) VoIP
15 65 (12.50%) Wireshark
16 63 (12.12%) SNMP
17 60 (11.54%) NX-OS
18 56 (10.77%) MPLS
19 52 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.19%) MySQL
3 17 (3.27%) MongoDB
3 17 (3.27%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.35%) Cosmos DB
5 7 (1.35%) NoSQL
5 7 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.77%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.77%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.19%) Big Data
9 1 (0.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 75 (14.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 43 (8.27%) Git (software)
3 18 (3.46%) JIRA
3 18 (3.46%) Sonatype Nexus
4 17 (3.27%) Gerrit
5 9 (1.73%) Mercurial
6 7 (1.35%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
General
1 92 (17.69%) Finance
2 37 (7.12%) Retail
3 30 (5.77%) Banking
4 24 (4.62%) Manufacturing
5 20 (3.85%) Advertising
6 9 (1.73%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.77%) Marketing
8 3 (0.58%) Automotive
8 3 (0.58%) Billing
8 3 (0.58%) Local Government
9 2 (0.38%) Games
9 2 (0.38%) Legal
10 1 (0.19%) Electronics
10 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 249 (47.88%) Network Engineer
2 57 (10.96%) Senior Network Engineer
3 45 (8.65%) Cisco Engineer
4 43 (8.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 38 (7.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 34 (6.54%) Network Specialist
7 33 (6.35%) Analyst
8 31 (5.96%) Security Engineer
9 27 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer
9 27 (5.19%) Support Engineer
10 25 (4.81%) Network Security Engineer
11 23 (4.42%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 23 (4.42%) Senior Network Specialist
12 22 (4.23%) Administrator
12 22 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
13 19 (3.65%) Infrastructure Support
13 19 (3.65%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 18 (3.46%) Senior Network Security Engineer
14 18 (3.46%) Senior Security Engineer
14 18 (3.46%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.00%) 802.1X
2 24 (4.62%) RESTful
3 21 (4.04%) Web Services
4 19 (3.65%) LAMP
5 18 (3.46%) YAML
6 17 (3.27%) Middleware
6 17 (3.27%) SOAP
7 15 (2.88%) LDAP
8 9 (1.73%) CSS
9 7 (1.35%) .NET
9 7 (1.35%) ASP.NET
9 7 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (1.35%) jQuery
9 7 (1.35%) React
9 7 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (0.96%) Elastic Stack
11 4 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (0.38%) HTML
13 1 (0.19%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 89 (17.12%) Data Centre
2 42 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (7.31%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (5.19%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 19 (3.65%) Replication
7 18 (3.46%) Cyberthreat
8 16 (3.08%) Cyberattack
8 16 (3.08%) Video\Live Streaming
9 13 (2.50%) PKI
10 11 (2.12%) Data Protection Act
11 10 (1.92%) AS400
12 8 (1.54%) Fat Client
12 8 (1.54%) iSeries
12 8 (1.54%) Thin Client
13 6 (1.15%) Driving Licence
13 6 (1.15%) Fintech
14 5 (0.96%) CMDB
14 5 (0.96%) Public Cloud
15 3 (0.58%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 129 (24.81%) Windows
2 97 (18.65%) Linux
3 77 (14.81%) Windows Server
4 53 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (10.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (8.46%) Unix
6 26 (5.00%) Windows 7
7 22 (4.23%) Windows 10
8 21 (4.04%) CentOS
9 19 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (3.46%) Debian
11 17 (3.27%) Android
11 17 (3.27%) Solaris
12 9 (1.73%) Ubuntu
13 8 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (1.35%) Windows Vista
14 7 (1.35%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.77%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.77%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (22.31%) ITIL
2 90 (17.31%) Root Cause Analysis
3 70 (13.46%) Network Design
4 69 (13.27%) Incident Management
5 65 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 65 (12.50%) Service Management
6 59 (11.35%) Capacity Management
7 57 (10.96%) DevOps
8 52 (10.00%) Project Management
9 51 (9.81%) Problem-Solving
10 50 (9.62%) Security Patching
11 42 (8.08%) Continuous Improvement
11 42 (8.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 41 (7.88%) Disaster Recovery
12 41 (7.88%) Network Management
13 37 (7.12%) Service Delivery
14 36 (6.92%) Web Filtering
15 35 (6.73%) Due Diligence
16 34 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
17 29 (5.58%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (16.54%) Python
2 52 (10.00%) SQL
3 42 (8.08%) PowerShell
4 39 (7.50%) Bash Shell
5 28 (5.38%) JavaScript
6 22 (4.23%) PHP
7 11 (2.12%) Perl
8 10 (1.92%) Ruby
9 7 (1.35%) C#
9 7 (1.35%) Java
10 5 (0.96%) C
11 3 (0.58%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.38%) VB
13 1 (0.19%) AWK
13 1 (0.19%) C++
13 1 (0.19%) Go
13 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 278 (53.46%) Cisco Certification
2 225 (43.27%) CCNP
3 115 (22.12%) CCNA
4 54 (10.38%) Degree
5 53 (10.19%) Security Cleared
6 41 (7.88%) CCIE
7 38 (7.31%) DV Cleared
8 31 (5.96%) SC Cleared
9 26 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
10 16 (3.08%) CISSP
11 12 (2.31%) PMI Certification
11 12 (2.31%) PMP
12 11 (2.12%) CCSE
12 11 (2.12%) CLAS
13 8 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (1.35%) MCSE
15 6 (1.15%) JNCIE
16 5 (0.96%) CCIE Routing and Switching
16 5 (0.96%) CISM
16 5 (0.96%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (14.62%) SLA
2 21 (4.04%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 6 (1.15%) GDPR
4 6 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.58%) BS7799
6 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) GCP
6 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 134 (25.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 92 (17.69%) Active Directory
3 24 (4.62%) Docker
4 19 (3.65%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (3.46%) Samba
6 17 (3.27%) VirtualBox
7 16 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (2.12%) Hyper-V
8 11 (2.12%) XenServer
9 10 (1.92%) XenApp
10 5 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.96%) Xen
11 4 (0.77%) NFS
11 4 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.58%) vSphere
13 2 (0.38%) pfSense
14 1 (0.19%) KVM
14 1 (0.19%) LXC
14 1 (0.19%) vCloud
14 1 (0.19%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 79 (15.19%) Nagios
2 54 (10.38%) Cisco LMS
2 54 (10.38%) Cisco Prime
2 54 (10.38%) Opsview
3 45 (8.65%) Ansible
4 41 (7.88%) Puppet
5 37 (7.12%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (4.62%) SolarWinds Orion
7 20 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
7 20 (3.85%) SCCM
8 17 (3.27%) Rancher
8 17 (3.27%) Sysdig
8 17 (3.27%) vRealize
9 7 (1.35%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.96%) FortiGate
10 5 (0.96%) Kubernetes
10 5 (0.96%) SCOM
10 5 (0.96%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.96%) Terraform
11 4 (0.77%) Cacti
Vendors
1 391 (75.19%) Cisco
2 156 (30.00%) VMware
3 128 (24.62%) SolarWinds
4 125 (24.04%) CheckPoint
5 114 (21.92%) Microsoft
6 92 (17.69%) Juniper
7 87 (16.73%) F5
8 83 (15.96%) HP
9 50 (9.62%) Palo Alto
10 40 (7.69%) Meraki
11 30 (5.77%) IBM
12 28 (5.38%) Oracle
13 27 (5.19%) Dell
14 23 (4.42%) Splunk
15 22 (4.23%) ServiceNow
16 20 (3.85%) Barracuda Networks
16 20 (3.85%) Fortinet
17 19 (3.65%) BMC
17 19 (3.65%) Citrix
17 19 (3.65%) Red Hat