Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Monitoring
UK
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 632 545 555
Rank change year-on-year -87 +10 +25
Permanent jobs citing Performance Monitoring 630 820 979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.48% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.53% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 470 622 765
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - -

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 160,685 153,962 184,220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.83% 90.48% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 130,206 126,729 153,106
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 -88 592 £47,500 - 82
UK excluding London -70 401 £44,000 +3.53% 70
London -71 224 £50,000 -10.71% 23
North of England -13 125 £39,000 -13.33% 20
Midlands -4 102 £45,000 +5.88% 11
North West -14 72 £39,000 -13.33% 10
South East -138 69 £42,000 -1.18% 17
East Midlands +17 52 £50,500 +18.82% 2
West Midlands -18 51 £39,000 -11.86% 9
East of England -1 50 £60,000 +41.18% 8
Yorkshire 0 41 £42,500 -5.56% 9
Scotland -19 24 £45,000 +56.52% 6
South West -17 22 £37,500 +11.94% 3
Wales +12 15 £42,500 +30.77% 4
North East -11 14 £32,500 +8.33% 1

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 279 (44.29%) SQL
2 245 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 244 (38.73%) Windows
4 185 (29.37%) Microsoft
5 149 (23.65%) Performance Tuning
6 147 (23.33%) ITIL
7 142 (22.54%) Linux
8 128 (20.32%) Finance
9 117 (18.57%) Microsoft Azure
10 107 (16.98%) Windows Server
10 107 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
11 105 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
12 98 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
13 96 (15.24%) DevOps
13 96 (15.24%) Active Directory
14 94 (14.92%) PowerShell
15 93 (14.76%) Firewall
16 91 (14.44%) Oracle
17 83 (13.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 81 (12.86%) Cisco
19 77 (12.22%) T-SQL
20 76 (12.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 75 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
21 75 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
22 74 (11.75%) Capacity Planning
22 74 (11.75%) Disaster Recovery
23 73 (11.59%) Application Performance Monitoring
24 71 (11.27%) Degree
25 69 (10.95%) Unix
25 69 (10.95%) Python

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 26 (4.13%) MS Exchange
2 17 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.54%) OpenStack
3 16 (2.54%) SAS
4 15 (2.38%) IIS
5 14 (2.22%) Confluence
6 11 (1.75%) JBoss
7 10 (1.59%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.43%) Apache Spark
8 9 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.43%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.79%) Apache
10 5 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.79%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.48%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.48%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (3.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (2.54%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.27%) Documaker
3 3 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM On Demand
5 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.16%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 117 (18.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 105 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (6.67%) Office 365
4 41 (6.51%) SaaS
5 24 (3.81%) IaaS
6 22 (3.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 22 (3.49%) GitHub
7 21 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (3.33%) PaaS
8 16 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (1.75%) Amazon S3
10 11 (1.75%) Serverless
11 9 (1.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 8 (1.27%) Google App Engine
12 8 (1.27%) Google Compute Engine
13 7 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
15 5 (0.79%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 93 (14.76%) Firewall
2 57 (9.05%) WAN
3 55 (8.73%) LAN
3 55 (8.73%) TCP/IP
4 53 (8.41%) DNS
5 45 (7.14%) DHCP
6 32 (5.08%) SAN
7 26 (4.13%) HTTP
7 26 (4.13%) MPLS
8 25 (3.97%) VoIP
9 23 (3.65%) Network Security
10 22 (3.49%) OSPF
11 20 (3.17%) ICMP
11 20 (3.17%) SSL
12 18 (2.86%) SMS
13 16 (2.54%) SNMP
13 16 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (2.06%) Unified Communications
15 12 (1.90%) SMTP
15 12 (1.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 83 (13.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 76 (12.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 54 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
5 48 (7.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 47 (7.46%) MySQL
6 47 (7.46%) Oracle Database
7 42 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 34 (5.40%) SQL Server 2014
9 33 (5.24%) NoSQL
10 31 (4.92%) MongoDB
11 29 (4.60%) Relational Database
11 29 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
12 26 (4.13%) Oracle BI EE
13 18 (2.86%) Power BI
13 18 (2.86%) RDBMS
14 16 (2.54%) Amazon RDS
14 16 (2.54%) OLAP
15 14 (2.22%) Hadoop
15 14 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (7.46%) Jenkins
2 33 (5.24%) JIRA
3 26 (4.13%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 9 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (1.27%) Gerrit
6 8 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (1.11%) LoadRunner
7 7 (1.11%) Maven
8 6 (0.95%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.79%) Liquibase
10 4 (0.63%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.63%) Toad
11 3 (0.48%) JMeter
11 3 (0.48%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.32%) dotTrace
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.32%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.32%) WebLOAD
General
1 128 (20.32%) Finance
2 62 (9.84%) Retail
3 40 (6.35%) Games
4 33 (5.24%) Marketing
5 20 (3.17%) Banking
6 15 (2.38%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.90%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.59%) Advertising
8 10 (1.59%) Back Office
8 10 (1.59%) Legal
9 9 (1.43%) Mandarin Language
9 9 (1.43%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.27%) Law
11 5 (0.79%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.63%) Automotive
12 4 (0.63%) Electronics
13 2 (0.32%) Front Office
13 2 (0.32%) Local Government
14 1 (0.16%) International Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 107 (16.98%) DBA
2 75 (11.90%) Administrator
3 74 (11.75%) Analyst
4 64 (10.16%) SQL DBA
5 57 (9.05%) Developer
6 44 (6.98%) Network Engineer
7 35 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 35 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 33 (5.24%) Applications Support
9 31 (4.92%) SQL Server DBA
10 28 (4.44%) Support Analyst
11 24 (3.81%) Systems Engineer
12 22 (3.49%) Data Analyst
12 22 (3.49%) Linux Engineer
13 21 (3.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 18 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 18 (2.86%) Security Engineer
15 17 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
15 17 (2.70%) Linux Administrator
15 17 (2.70%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (7.62%) Web Services
2 32 (5.08%) .NET
3 30 (4.76%) Middleware
4 18 (2.86%) RESTful
5 15 (2.38%) HTML
6 12 (1.90%) ASP.NET
7 11 (1.75%) SOAP
8 10 (1.59%) CSS
9 9 (1.43%) Hibernate
9 9 (1.43%) REST
9 9 (1.43%) Spring
9 9 (1.43%) XML
9 9 (1.43%) YAML
10 8 (1.27%) AngularJS
10 8 (1.27%) J2EE
10 8 (1.27%) SAML
11 7 (1.11%) Java EE
12 6 (0.95%) jBPM
12 6 (0.95%) JSON
12 6 (0.95%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 98 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (8.89%) Data Centre
3 49 (7.78%) Computer Science
4 42 (6.67%) Replication
5 40 (6.35%) Clustering
6 34 (5.40%) Self-Motivation
7 24 (3.81%) Management Information System
8 22 (3.49%) Security Operations Centre
9 21 (3.33%) NHS
10 20 (3.17%) Algorithms
11 18 (2.86%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.75%) User Experience
13 10 (1.59%) Fintech
14 9 (1.43%) BBC
15 8 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
15 8 (1.27%) N-Tier
15 8 (1.27%) Virtual Team
16 7 (1.11%) Hedge funds
16 7 (1.11%) Mobile App
16 7 (1.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 244 (38.73%) Windows
2 142 (22.54%) Linux
3 107 (16.98%) Windows Server
4 69 (10.95%) Unix
5 50 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (5.08%) Ubuntu
8 30 (4.76%) Windows 10
9 29 (4.60%) Windows 7
10 24 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (3.17%) CentOS
12 14 (2.22%) Solaris
13 13 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (1.75%) Android
15 8 (1.27%) CoreOS
15 8 (1.27%) Debian
16 7 (1.11%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.95%) AIX
17 6 (0.95%) HPUX
17 6 (0.95%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (23.65%) Performance Tuning
2 147 (23.33%) ITIL
3 107 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (15.24%) DevOps
5 75 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
5 75 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 74 (11.75%) Capacity Planning
6 74 (11.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 73 (11.59%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 64 (10.16%) High Availability
9 55 (8.73%) Test Automation
10 50 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
11 47 (7.46%) Configuration Management
12 45 (7.14%) Problem Management
13 42 (6.67%) Migration
14 41 (6.51%) Scrum
15 39 (6.19%) ETL
16 34 (5.40%) Continuous Integration
17 32 (5.08%) Coaching
17 32 (5.08%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 279 (44.29%) SQL
2 94 (14.92%) PowerShell
3 77 (12.22%) T-SQL
4 69 (10.95%) Python
5 56 (8.89%) Java
6 52 (8.25%) Shell Script
7 47 (7.46%) JavaScript
8 41 (6.51%) C#
9 37 (5.87%) PHP
10 24 (3.81%) Perl
11 23 (3.65%) Bash Shell
11 23 (3.65%) Ruby
12 22 (3.49%) VB
13 15 (2.38%) VBA
14 13 (2.06%) PL/SQL
14 13 (2.06%) X++
15 12 (1.90%) C
15 12 (1.90%) VBScript
16 8 (1.27%) R
17 7 (1.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 71 (11.27%) Degree
2 52 (8.25%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (7.30%) CCNA
4 40 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (5.56%) CCNP
6 25 (3.97%) Computer Science Degree
7 21 (3.33%) MCSE
8 15 (2.38%) MCITP
9 11 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (1.59%) MCSA
11 9 (1.43%) MCP
11 9 (1.43%) Numerate Degree
11 9 (1.43%) Oracle Certification
12 8 (1.27%) PhD
12 8 (1.27%) Security Cleared
13 7 (1.11%) AWS Certification
13 7 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (1.11%) GCIA
13 7 (1.11%) GSEC
13 7 (1.11%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (9.37%) SLA
2 13 (2.06%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.79%) GDPR
4 5 (0.79%) QA
5 4 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.63%) GCP
6 2 (0.32%) MiFID
6 2 (0.32%) PMO
7 1 (0.16%) IFRS
7 1 (0.16%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 96 (15.24%) Active Directory
2 46 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 28 (4.44%) Docker
5 24 (3.81%) Firmware
6 16 (2.54%) vSphere
7 15 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (1.27%) Ceph
9 8 (1.27%) Samba
9 8 (1.27%) VirtualBox
10 6 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.79%) BitLocker
11 5 (0.79%) HDFS
11 5 (0.79%) XenApp
12 4 (0.63%) SRDF
13 3 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 49 (7.78%) Puppet
2 46 (7.30%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (6.19%) Ansible
4 16 (2.54%) SCCM
5 14 (2.22%) Kubernetes
6 13 (2.06%) ITRS Geneos
7 12 (1.90%) FortiGate
8 11 (1.75%) Failover Clustering
8 11 (1.75%) Nagios
8 11 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 11 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
9 10 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
10 9 (1.43%) vRealize
11 8 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
11 8 (1.27%) Cisco Prime
11 8 (1.27%) Data Guard
11 8 (1.27%) Rancher
11 8 (1.27%) Sysdig
12 6 (0.95%) EnCase
12 6 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 185 (29.37%) Microsoft
2 91 (14.44%) Oracle
3 81 (12.86%) Cisco
4 54 (8.57%) VMware
5 42 (6.67%) HP
6 27 (4.29%) Google
7 26 (4.13%) CheckPoint
8 25 (3.97%) Siebel
9 21 (3.33%) Splunk
10 19 (3.02%) ServiceNow
11 18 (2.86%) Red Hat
12 17 (2.70%) Juniper
13 16 (2.54%) Citrix
13 16 (2.54%) Sun
14 15 (2.38%) AppDynamics
15 14 (2.22%) Extreme Networks
15 14 (2.22%) New Relic
15 14 (2.22%) Reuters
15 14 (2.22%) SolarWinds
16 13 (2.06%) Bloomberg