Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Performance Monitoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Monitoring over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Monitoring
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 596 643 577
Rank change year-on-year +47 -66 -27
Permanent jobs citing Performance Monitoring 651 644 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.36% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.39% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 423 514 666
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £36,210 £28,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £39,351 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.71% -1.62% -5.88%

Performance 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 145,715 164,618 167,894
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.61% 91.88% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 115,073 131,024 139,285
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -

Performance Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Performance Monitoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Monitoring in the UK

Performance Monitoring
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring.

Salary trend for Performance Monitoring in the UK

Performance Monitoring
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Performance Monitoring in the UK

Performance 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 Performance Monitoring within the UK over the 6 months to 18 December 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 +50 621 £52,500 +10.53% 57
UK excluding London +84 402 £47,500 +20.71% 49
London +6 245 £55,000 +4.76% 11
South East +125 174 £52,500 +54.41% 14
East of England +114 99 £65,000 +8.33% 4
North of England -52 60 £40,200 +3.08% 20
North West -1 37 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Midlands -12 23 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Scotland +17 20 £40,000 -23.81% 1
South West +13 19 £33,000 -11.11% 2
Yorkshire -17 19 £37,500 -3.23% 3
West Midlands +10 16 £60,000 +41.18% 3
East Midlands +11 7 £28,500 -43.00% 3
Wales -7 7 £37,500 +7.14%
North East -2 4 £40,000 +23.08% 4

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing Performance 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 Performance Monitoring.

1 256 (39.32%) Windows
2 233 (35.79%) SQL
3 202 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 198 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
5 178 (27.34%) SQL Server
6 174 (26.73%) Linux
7 171 (26.27%) Java
8 149 (22.89%) Unix
9 142 (21.81%) Amazon AWS
10 137 (21.04%) Oracle
11 130 (19.97%) Microsoft Azure
12 125 (19.20%) ITIL
13 124 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
14 122 (18.74%) Degree
15 120 (18.43%) PowerShell
16 117 (17.97%) DevOps
17 116 (17.82%) Application Performance Monitoring
18 115 (17.67%) Performance Tuning
19 109 (16.74%) Windows Server
20 108 (16.59%) Problem-Solving
21 97 (14.90%) JavaScript
22 96 (14.75%) Ansible
23 94 (14.44%) VMware
24 91 (13.98%) Active Directory
25 89 (13.67%) Continuous Integration
26 88 (13.52%) Puppet
27 87 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
28 79 (12.14%) Identity Access Management
29 78 (11.98%) C#
30 77 (11.83%) Finance

Performance 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 61 (9.37%) IIS
2 54 (8.29%) Apache
2 54 (8.29%) JBoss
3 47 (7.22%) Tomcat
4 27 (4.15%) Elasticsearch
5 26 (3.99%) Confluence
5 26 (3.99%) WebLogic
6 23 (3.53%) SharePoint
7 21 (3.23%) GlassFish
8 19 (2.92%) CMS
9 18 (2.76%) WordPress
10 17 (2.61%) nginx
11 15 (2.30%) Apache Solr
12 10 (1.54%) MS Exchange
13 9 (1.38%) Drupal
14 7 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (1.08%) Jetty
15 5 (0.77%) Skype for Business
15 5 (0.77%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.46%) Mule
Applications
1 29 (4.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (2.61%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.46%) EngageOne
6 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.15%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.46%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.46%) Staffware
3 1 (0.15%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Magento
3 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft CRM
3 1 (0.15%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 142 (21.81%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (19.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (11.21%) SaaS
4 49 (7.53%) GitHub
5 38 (5.84%) Cloud Computing
6 31 (4.76%) IaaS
7 30 (4.61%) AWS CloudFormation
8 29 (4.45%) Office 365
9 24 (3.69%) PaaS
10 22 (3.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 19 (2.92%) Google Cloud Platform
12 10 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
12 10 (1.54%) CloudFront
12 10 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 9 (1.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 8 (1.23%) Mimecast
14 8 (1.23%) npm
14 8 (1.23%) Route 53
15 5 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (0.77%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 70 (10.75%) TCP/IP
2 57 (8.76%) DNS
2 57 (8.76%) Firewall
3 50 (7.68%) LAN
4 36 (5.53%) WAN
5 32 (4.92%) HTTP
6 26 (3.99%) SAN
7 21 (3.23%) DHCP
7 21 (3.23%) Internet
8 19 (2.92%) SSL
8 19 (2.92%) Wireless
9 17 (2.61%) ATM
9 17 (2.61%) Network Security
10 16 (2.46%) Ethernet
10 16 (2.46%) ICMP
10 16 (2.46%) SNMP
11 15 (2.30%) DSL
11 15 (2.30%) iSCSI
11 15 (2.30%) MPLS
11 15 (2.30%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (27.34%) SQL Server
2 69 (10.60%) Oracle Database
3 54 (8.29%) Relational Database
4 38 (5.84%) MySQL
5 36 (5.53%) RDBMS
6 31 (4.76%) NoSQL
7 30 (4.61%) MongoDB
8 29 (4.45%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
10 25 (3.84%) Amazon RDS
11 24 (3.69%) SQL Server 2016
12 22 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 20 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 19 (2.92%) DB2
15 16 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
16 15 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
17 14 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 12 (1.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 11 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
20 10 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 72 (11.06%) Git (software)
2 63 (9.68%) JIRA
3 60 (9.22%) Jenkins
4 28 (4.30%) TeamCity
5 27 (4.15%) Octopus Deploy
6 21 (3.23%) Subversion
7 16 (2.46%) Selenium
8 13 (2.00%) Gerrit
9 12 (1.84%) Metasploit
10 11 (1.69%) Jasmine
10 11 (1.69%) Karma Test Runner
11 9 (1.38%) Cucumber
11 9 (1.38%) PEAR
12 8 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (1.23%) Bower
12 8 (1.23%) Grunt
12 8 (1.23%) gulp
12 8 (1.23%) JMeter
13 7 (1.08%) git-flow
13 7 (1.08%) Vagrant
General
1 77 (11.83%) Finance
2 32 (4.92%) Retail
3 26 (3.99%) Banking
4 21 (3.23%) Publishing
5 16 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.69%) Games
7 8 (1.23%) Legal
8 7 (1.08%) Marketing
9 5 (0.77%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.61%) Back Office
10 4 (0.61%) Billing
10 4 (0.61%) Law
11 3 (0.46%) Advertising
11 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.46%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.31%) Automotive
12 2 (0.31%) Local Government
13 1 (0.15%) German Language
13 1 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 126 (19.35%) Developer
2 77 (11.83%) Analyst
3 75 (11.52%) DBA
4 60 (9.22%) Administrator
4 60 (9.22%) Senior Developer
5 46 (7.07%) Security Engineer
6 43 (6.61%) SQL DBA
7 37 (5.68%) Applications Support
8 34 (5.22%) Support Analyst
9 31 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 28 (4.30%) DevOps Engineer
11 26 (3.99%) Support Engineer
12 24 (3.69%) Architect
13 23 (3.53%) Lead DevOps
14 22 (3.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 22 (3.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 22 (3.38%) SQL Developer
15 19 (2.92%) Infrastructure Support
15 19 (2.92%) Web Engineer
16 18 (2.76%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (9.06%) WPF
2 55 (8.45%) .NET
3 39 (5.99%) HTML
4 35 (5.38%) AngularJS
5 33 (5.07%) Node.js
6 30 (4.61%) CSS
7 27 (4.15%) Middleware
8 21 (3.23%) XML
9 20 (3.07%) Web Services
10 18 (2.76%) Elastic Stack
11 15 (2.30%) RESTful
12 11 (1.69%) Express
12 11 (1.69%) LDAP
12 11 (1.69%) OAuth
12 11 (1.69%) OAuth2
12 11 (1.69%) OpenID
12 11 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
12 11 (1.69%) Spring
12 11 (1.69%) XACML
13 10 (1.54%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 87 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (11.21%) Security Operations Centre
3 59 (9.06%) Management Information System
4 54 (8.29%) Enterprise Software
5 48 (7.37%) Data Centre
6 32 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
7 30 (4.61%) Clustering
8 29 (4.45%) Fintech
8 29 (4.45%) Replication
9 26 (3.99%) Linux Command Line
10 25 (3.84%) Private Cloud
11 14 (2.15%) PKI
12 10 (1.54%) Mainframe
13 9 (1.38%) Public Cloud
14 8 (1.23%) SWIFT
15 6 (0.92%) EMC VNX
15 6 (0.92%) User Experience
15 6 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
16 5 (0.77%) Data Structures
16 5 (0.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 256 (39.32%) Windows
2 174 (26.73%) Linux
3 149 (22.89%) Unix
4 109 (16.74%) Windows Server
5 42 (6.45%) Apple iOS
6 29 (4.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (3.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (3.07%) Solaris
10 17 (2.61%) Kali Linux
11 16 (2.46%) CentOS
11 16 (2.46%) Mac OS X
12 12 (1.84%) Windows 10
13 11 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (1.54%) Windows 7
15 8 (1.23%) Debian
15 8 (1.23%) Ubuntu
16 7 (1.08%) AIX
17 5 (0.77%) FreeBSD
18 4 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (19.20%) ITIL
3 124 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 117 (17.97%) DevOps
5 116 (17.82%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 115 (17.67%) Performance Tuning
7 108 (16.59%) Problem-Solving
8 89 (13.67%) Continuous Integration
9 79 (12.14%) Identity Access Management
10 76 (11.67%) Security Architecture
11 73 (11.21%) Security Operations
11 73 (11.21%) SIEM
12 71 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 70 (10.75%) Data Architecture
14 69 (10.60%) High Availability
15 68 (10.45%) SDLC
16 61 (9.37%) Waterfall
17 60 (9.22%) Software Delivery
18 55 (8.45%) Scrum
19 54 (8.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 233 (35.79%) SQL
2 171 (26.27%) Java
3 120 (18.43%) PowerShell
4 97 (14.90%) JavaScript
5 78 (11.98%) C#
6 71 (10.91%) Python
7 49 (7.53%) Shell Script
8 45 (6.91%) T-SQL
9 31 (4.76%) Bash Shell
10 30 (4.61%) PHP
11 23 (3.53%) Perl
12 22 (3.38%) Ruby
13 15 (2.30%) Go
13 15 (2.30%) VBScript
14 11 (1.69%) ES6
15 10 (1.54%) JCL
15 10 (1.54%) REXX
16 9 (1.38%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.08%) Korn
18 4 (0.61%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 122 (18.74%) Degree
2 49 (7.53%) SSCP
3 40 (6.14%) GIAC
4 38 (5.84%) CompTIA Security+
5 35 (5.38%) CISSP
6 34 (5.22%) Security Cleared
7 33 (5.07%) CISA
7 33 (5.07%) CISM
7 33 (5.07%) CSSLP
7 33 (5.07%) SANS
8 21 (3.23%) SC Cleared
9 17 (2.61%) CEH
10 16 (2.46%) GCIA
10 16 (2.46%) GCIH
10 16 (2.46%) GSEC
10 16 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (1.23%) DV Cleared
13 7 (1.08%) GCFA
13 7 (1.08%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (6.61%) QA
3 38 (5.84%) SLA
4 23 (3.53%) GDPR
5 19 (2.92%) Data Quality
6 12 (1.84%) Cyber Essentials
6 12 (1.84%) HIPAA
7 11 (1.69%) PCI DSS
8 7 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.77%) PMO
10 1 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 91 (13.98%) Active Directory
2 68 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (7.99%) Docker
4 33 (5.07%) Hyper-V
5 14 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (2.00%) vSphere
7 8 (1.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 8 (1.23%) Varnish
8 7 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (0.92%) RACF
10 4 (0.61%) Time Sharing Option
10 4 (0.61%) VMware NSX
10 4 (0.61%) XenApp
11 3 (0.46%) Firmware
12 2 (0.31%) NDS
12 2 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.31%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.15%) KVM
13 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 96 (14.75%) Ansible
2 88 (13.52%) Puppet
3 73 (11.21%) Opscode Chef
4 41 (6.30%) Nagios
5 33 (5.07%) SCOM
6 23 (3.53%) Kubernetes
7 19 (2.92%) BMC PATROL
8 18 (2.76%) Salt
8 18 (2.76%) Terraform
9 12 (1.84%) EMC NetWorker
9 12 (1.84%) Nessus
9 12 (1.84%) Nmap
10 11 (1.69%) Prometheus
11 9 (1.38%) Grafana
11 9 (1.38%) Kibana
12 8 (1.23%) Packer
12 8 (1.23%) SCCM
13 7 (1.08%) Data Guard
13 7 (1.08%) logstash
13 7 (1.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 202 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 137 (21.04%) Oracle
3 94 (14.44%) VMware
4 61 (9.37%) Splunk
5 48 (7.37%) Cisco
6 41 (6.30%) Citrix
7 29 (4.45%) BMC
8 26 (3.99%) EMC
8 26 (3.99%) HP
9 25 (3.84%) New Relic
10 22 (3.38%) ServiceNow
11 19 (2.92%) IBM
11 19 (2.92%) Juniper
11 19 (2.92%) SolarWinds
11 19 (2.92%) Symantec
12 18 (2.76%) Red Hat
13 17 (2.61%) RedGate
14 15 (2.30%) Sophos
15 13 (2.00%) AppDynamics
15 13 (2.00%) Sitecore