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

Performance Monitoring
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 632 560 532
Rank change year-on-year -72 -28 +58
Permanent jobs citing Performance Monitoring 616 778 1,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.44% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.49% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 496 633 853
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% -4.76% -1.18%

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 154,446 157,552 185,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.85% 89.54% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 124,126 130,212 153,462
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -79 590 £47,500 +5.56% 76
UK excluding London -71 335 £39,000 -2.50% 67
London -17 276 £50,500 -8.18% 19
North of England +11 121 £38,000 -5.00% 18
Midlands +34 73 £45,000 +1.12% 12
South East -98 68 £31,000 -22.50% 9
North West -29 57 £39,000 -2.50% 12
Yorkshire +47 55 £37,500 -6.25% 4
West Midlands +16 39 £35,000 -19.54% 10
East Midlands +23 35 £50,000 +12.36% 2
South West +2 28 £39,000 +20.00% 6
East of England -11 24 £60,000 +41.18% 12
Wales +31 19 £34,175 +5.15% 3
North East -5 11 £32,500 -45.83% 2
Scotland -32 10 £52,500 +61.54% 7

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Performance Monitoring.

1 292 (47.40%) SQL
2 261 (42.37%) Windows
3 232 (37.66%) SQL Server
4 216 (35.06%) Microsoft
5 172 (27.92%) ITIL
6 158 (25.65%) Linux
7 147 (23.86%) Finance
8 142 (23.05%) Performance Tuning
9 129 (20.94%) Firewall
10 123 (19.97%) Windows Server
11 108 (17.53%) Microsoft Azure
12 106 (17.21%) Active Directory
13 104 (16.88%) T-SQL
14 102 (16.56%) Oracle
15 96 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
16 90 (14.61%) Unix
17 84 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
18 83 (13.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 83 (13.47%) Amazon AWS
19 82 (13.31%) Disaster Recovery
20 79 (12.82%) PowerShell
21 74 (12.01%) SLA
21 74 (12.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 73 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
23 71 (11.53%) DevOps
24 70 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
25 69 (11.20%) TCP/IP
26 67 (10.88%) Cisco
27 66 (10.71%) VMware
27 66 (10.71%) Windows 7

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 52 (8.44%) MS Exchange
2 29 (4.71%) JBoss
3 24 (3.90%) Apache
4 23 (3.73%) Tomcat
5 22 (3.57%) SharePoint
6 14 (2.27%) IIS
7 13 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (2.11%) WebLogic
8 11 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (1.62%) Confluence
9 10 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (1.62%) OpenStack
10 8 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (1.30%) SAS
11 7 (1.14%) GlassFish
11 7 (1.14%) Oracle Application Server
12 4 (0.65%) CMS
12 4 (0.65%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 40 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.49%) Camtasia
5 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (2.92%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.49%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.32%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.16%) FastStats
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM On Demand
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 108 (17.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (13.47%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (6.98%) Office 365
4 25 (4.06%) SaaS
5 19 (3.08%) PaaS
6 18 (2.92%) IaaS
7 16 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (2.44%) GitHub
9 14 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
10 13 (2.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 12 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
12 11 (1.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 11 (1.79%) Google App Engine
13 10 (1.62%) Google Compute Engine
14 7 (1.14%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
15 3 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
15 3 (0.49%) Google Analytics
15 3 (0.49%) OneDrive
16 2 (0.32%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 129 (20.94%) Firewall
2 69 (11.20%) TCP/IP
3 60 (9.74%) SAN
4 52 (8.44%) WAN
5 51 (8.28%) LAN
6 46 (7.47%) DNS
7 37 (6.01%) DHCP
8 24 (3.90%) Internet
9 21 (3.41%) MPLS
10 19 (3.08%) HTTP
10 19 (3.08%) SMS
11 18 (2.92%) NAS
12 17 (2.76%) VLAN
12 17 (2.76%) VoIP
13 16 (2.60%) Network Security
13 16 (2.60%) SSL
14 14 (2.27%) Unified Communications
15 13 (2.11%) Intranet
15 13 (2.11%) Skype
15 13 (2.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (37.66%) SQL Server
2 83 (13.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 74 (12.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 60 (9.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 48 (7.79%) SQL Server 2014
6 44 (7.14%) NoSQL
7 42 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 40 (6.49%) Oracle BI EE
9 39 (6.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 36 (5.84%) MySQL
11 31 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
11 31 (5.03%) Oracle Database
12 26 (4.22%) Power BI
13 23 (3.73%) MongoDB
14 20 (3.25%) Oracle Database 12c
15 18 (2.92%) Oracle Database 11g
16 17 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
17 14 (2.27%) Relational Database
18 13 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
19 10 (1.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 35 (5.68%) Jenkins
2 20 (3.25%) JIRA
2 20 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.44%) TeamCity
4 11 (1.79%) Visual Studio
5 9 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (1.30%) Bitbucket
7 7 (1.14%) Maven
7 7 (1.14%) Subversion
8 6 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (0.97%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.65%) MSBuild
9 4 (0.65%) Toad
10 3 (0.49%) Fiddler
10 3 (0.49%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.32%) dotTrace
11 2 (0.32%) eggPlant
11 2 (0.32%) NuGet
11 2 (0.32%) WebPagetest
General
1 147 (23.86%) Finance
2 31 (5.03%) Retail
3 25 (4.06%) Marketing
4 22 (3.57%) Games
5 21 (3.41%) Law
6 16 (2.60%) Banking
6 16 (2.60%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.27%) Manufacturing
8 13 (2.11%) Legal
9 11 (1.79%) Mandarin Language
10 9 (1.46%) Advertising
11 5 (0.81%) Electronics
12 4 (0.65%) Back Office
12 4 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.65%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.49%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.32%) Billing
14 2 (0.32%) Front Office
14 2 (0.32%) Romanian Language
15 1 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 111 (18.02%) DBA
2 88 (14.29%) Analyst
3 84 (13.64%) Administrator
4 60 (9.74%) SQL DBA
5 55 (8.93%) Applications Support
6 49 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 47 (7.63%) Developer
8 45 (7.31%) Support Analyst
9 42 (6.82%) Applications Support Analyst
10 35 (5.68%) SQL Server DBA
11 33 (5.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 25 (4.06%) Network Engineer
13 23 (3.73%) Infrastructure Manager
13 23 (3.73%) Linux Engineer
14 21 (3.41%) Oracle DBA
15 20 (3.25%) Consultant
16 18 (2.92%) Support Engineer
17 17 (2.76%) Oracle Analyst
17 17 (2.76%) Oracle Support Analyst
17 17 (2.76%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (9.25%) Web Services
2 35 (5.68%) J2EE
3 22 (3.57%) .NET
4 15 (2.44%) Middleware
5 13 (2.11%) Hibernate
5 13 (2.11%) HTML
6 12 (1.95%) XML
7 10 (1.62%) XSLT
8 9 (1.46%) CSS
8 9 (1.46%) Spring
9 8 (1.30%) .NET Framework
10 7 (1.14%) Java EE
11 6 (0.97%) jBPM
11 6 (0.97%) JSON
12 5 (0.81%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.81%) Drools
12 5 (0.81%) SOAP
13 4 (0.65%) Django
13 4 (0.65%) Node.js
13 4 (0.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 96 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (9.90%) Clustering
3 40 (6.49%) Data Centre
4 37 (6.01%) Replication
5 30 (4.87%) Computer Science
6 25 (4.06%) Client/Server
6 25 (4.06%) N-Tier
7 21 (3.41%) Hedge funds
8 17 (2.76%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.60%) User Experience
10 14 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
11 13 (2.11%) Data Structures
11 13 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (2.11%) Microsoft Licensing
12 12 (1.95%) Algorithms
13 11 (1.79%) BBC
13 11 (1.79%) Fintech
14 10 (1.62%) PKI
15 8 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
15 8 (1.30%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 261 (42.37%) Windows
2 158 (25.65%) Linux
3 123 (19.97%) Windows Server
4 90 (14.61%) Unix
5 70 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 66 (10.71%) Windows 7
7 46 (7.47%) Windows 10
8 41 (6.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 33 (5.36%) Ubuntu
10 30 (4.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (2.60%) Solaris
12 11 (1.79%) Debian
13 10 (1.62%) CentOS
13 10 (1.62%) CoreOS
14 9 (1.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 9 (1.46%) VMS
15 8 (1.30%) AIX
16 7 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (0.81%) SUSE
18 4 (0.65%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (27.92%) ITIL
2 142 (23.05%) Performance Tuning
3 84 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 82 (13.31%) Disaster Recovery
5 73 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (11.53%) DevOps
7 61 (9.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 60 (9.74%) Problem Management
9 59 (9.58%) High Availability
10 53 (8.60%) Capacity Planning
11 52 (8.44%) ETL
12 51 (8.28%) Application Performance Monitoring
13 49 (7.95%) Test Automation
14 45 (7.31%) Coaching
15 40 (6.49%) Configuration Management
16 35 (5.68%) Performance Optimisation
17 33 (5.36%) Scrum
18 32 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
18 32 (5.19%) Patch Management
19 31 (5.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 292 (47.40%) SQL
2 104 (16.88%) T-SQL
3 79 (12.82%) PowerShell
4 54 (8.77%) Java
5 50 (8.12%) Shell Script
6 49 (7.95%) VB
7 42 (6.82%) Python
8 37 (6.01%) JavaScript
9 25 (4.06%) C#
10 24 (3.90%) Perl
11 17 (2.76%) Bash Shell
12 16 (2.60%) PHP
12 16 (2.60%) VBScript
13 14 (2.27%) PL/SQL
13 14 (2.27%) Ruby
14 13 (2.11%) C
15 12 (1.95%) X++
16 9 (1.46%) Tcl
17 4 (0.65%) ABAP
17 4 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (8.12%) Degree
2 35 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (5.52%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (5.03%) CCNA
5 18 (2.92%) MCITP
6 17 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 16 (2.60%) CCNP
8 13 (2.11%) MCSE
9 12 (1.95%) Security Cleared
10 9 (1.46%) Siebel Certification
11 8 (1.30%) SC Cleared
12 7 (1.14%) MCP
13 6 (0.97%) MCSA
14 5 (0.81%) AWS Certification
14 5 (0.81%) CCA
14 5 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
15 4 (0.65%) CCIP
15 4 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (0.49%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (12.01%) SLA
2 15 (2.44%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.62%) QA
4 3 (0.49%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.32%) GCP
5 2 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 106 (17.21%) Active Directory
2 60 (9.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
4 28 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 22 (3.57%) Docker
6 12 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (1.95%) Virtual Servers
7 11 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 11 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
8 10 (1.62%) Ceph
9 8 (1.30%) iptables
10 6 (0.97%) Firmware
11 5 (0.81%) NFS
11 5 (0.81%) vSphere
12 4 (0.65%) SRDF
12 4 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.65%) Veritas File System
13 3 (0.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 3 (0.49%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 46 (7.47%) Puppet
2 40 (6.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 32 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (4.87%) Ansible
5 18 (2.92%) SCCM
6 16 (2.60%) Oracle RMAN
7 15 (2.44%) Data Guard
7 15 (2.44%) Kubernetes
8 12 (1.95%) Nagios
8 12 (1.95%) SCOM
9 10 (1.62%) WSUS
10 8 (1.30%) FortiGate
10 8 (1.30%) Graphite
11 7 (1.14%) BMC PATROL
11 7 (1.14%) NetBackup
11 7 (1.14%) Salt
11 7 (1.14%) vCenter Server
12 6 (0.97%) Ambari
12 6 (0.97%) Prometheus
12 6 (0.97%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 216 (35.06%) Microsoft
2 102 (16.56%) Oracle
3 67 (10.88%) Cisco
4 66 (10.71%) VMware
5 40 (6.49%) Siebel
6 31 (5.03%) Sun
7 26 (4.22%) Juniper
8 25 (4.06%) Citrix
9 24 (3.90%) OpenText
10 21 (3.41%) F5
11 19 (3.08%) CheckPoint
11 19 (3.08%) HP
12 18 (2.92%) Brocade
12 18 (2.92%) Google
13 16 (2.60%) CommVault
14 15 (2.44%) IBM
14 15 (2.44%) Red Hat
14 15 (2.44%) SAP
15 14 (2.27%) Veeam
15 14 (2.27%) Veritas