Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Monitoring
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 613 648 549
Rank change year-on-year +35 -99 +25
Permanent jobs citing Performance Monitoring 636 631 913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.36% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.39% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 368 481 762
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,713 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £71,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.53% - -

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 151,569 161,769 176,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.03% 91.55% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 120,615 127,769 147,064
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Performance Monitoring in the UK

Performance Monitoring
Top 16 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 22 September 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 +18 578 £52,500 +10.53% 70
UK excluding London +49 428 £48,250 +13.53% 46
London -2 203 £55,000 +0.92% 25
South East +71 152 £52,500 +10.53% 8
East of England +90 97 £50,000 - 9
North of England -77 59 £42,500 -5.56% 8
Midlands +35 58 £46,250 +2.78% 14
Scotland +23 36 £45,000 +12.50% 1
West Midlands +35 35 £44,500 -1.11% 9
North West -25 25 £47,500 +5.56% 6
Yorkshire -39 24 £37,500 -16.67% 2
East Midlands +7 23 £55,000 +29.41% 5
Wales +7 14 £42,500 +13.33%
North East -8 10 £30,000 +4.35%
South West +5 8 £33,750 -3.83% 6
Isle of Man - 4 £38,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 264 (41.51%) Windows
2 237 (37.26%) SQL
3 186 (29.25%) Microsoft
4 177 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
5 175 (27.52%) Java
6 170 (26.73%) SQL Server
7 164 (25.79%) Linux
8 156 (24.53%) Oracle
9 150 (23.58%) Unix
10 145 (22.80%) Amazon AWS
11 137 (21.54%) DevOps
12 133 (20.91%) Degree
13 126 (19.81%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 120 (18.87%) Finance
15 119 (18.71%) Microsoft Azure
16 117 (18.40%) ITIL
17 112 (17.61%) Analytical Skills
18 107 (16.82%) Windows Server
19 105 (16.51%) JavaScript
20 103 (16.19%) Performance Tuning
20 103 (16.19%) PowerShell
21 98 (15.41%) VMware
22 88 (13.84%) Continuous Improvement
22 88 (13.84%) Problem-Solving
23 84 (13.21%) Ansible
24 83 (13.05%) Puppet
24 83 (13.05%) Continuous Integration
24 83 (13.05%) Project Management
24 83 (13.05%) Python
25 82 (12.89%) .NET

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 56 (8.81%) IIS
2 53 (8.33%) JBoss
3 43 (6.76%) WebLogic
4 42 (6.60%) Confluence
5 38 (5.97%) Apache
6 34 (5.35%) Tomcat
7 24 (3.77%) SharePoint
7 24 (3.77%) WebSphere
8 21 (3.30%) CMS
9 19 (2.99%) WordPress
10 17 (2.67%) GlassFish
10 17 (2.67%) nginx
11 16 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
11 16 (2.52%) OpenStack
12 14 (2.20%) MS Exchange
13 10 (1.57%) Drupal
14 7 (1.10%) Jetty
15 6 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
16 5 (0.79%) Apache Solr
16 5 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 39 (6.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.63%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 16 (2.52%) Documaker
2 8 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.63%) Staffware
4 3 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.16%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.16%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.16%) Magento
6 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 1 (0.16%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 145 (22.80%) Amazon AWS
2 119 (18.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (9.59%) Cloud Computing
4 49 (7.70%) SaaS
5 47 (7.39%) IaaS
6 46 (7.23%) GitHub
7 41 (6.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 32 (5.03%) Office 365
9 30 (4.72%) PaaS
10 20 (3.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 11 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (1.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 10 (1.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 10 (1.57%) CloudFront
13 9 (1.42%) Route 53
14 8 (1.26%) Amazon S3
14 8 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
14 8 (1.26%) Mimecast
15 7 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
16 4 (0.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 72 (11.32%) TCP/IP
2 63 (9.91%) WAN
3 61 (9.59%) LAN
4 59 (9.28%) Firewall
5 58 (9.12%) DNS
6 41 (6.45%) DHCP
7 36 (5.66%) SAN
8 33 (5.19%) HTTP
9 27 (4.25%) MPLS
10 25 (3.93%) OSPF
10 25 (3.93%) SNMP
11 24 (3.77%) ICMP
12 23 (3.62%) HTTPS
13 21 (3.30%) SSL
14 19 (2.99%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (2.99%) FTP
15 18 (2.83%) SMTP
15 18 (2.83%) SSH
16 17 (2.67%) Internet
16 17 (2.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (26.73%) SQL Server
2 60 (9.43%) Oracle Database
3 58 (9.12%) Relational Database
4 45 (7.08%) Data Warehouse
4 45 (7.08%) RDBMS
5 40 (6.29%) MySQL
6 36 (5.66%) MongoDB
7 27 (4.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 24 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (3.62%) NoSQL
10 20 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
12 17 (2.67%) DB2
13 15 (2.36%) Big Data
14 14 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
16 12 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
16 12 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
17 11 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 70 (11.01%) JIRA
2 68 (10.69%) Jenkins
3 63 (9.91%) Git (software)
4 31 (4.87%) Gerrit
5 22 (3.46%) LoadRunner
5 22 (3.46%) TeamCity
6 20 (3.14%) Octopus Deploy
6 20 (3.14%) Sonatype Nexus
7 18 (2.83%) Subversion
8 16 (2.52%) Selenium
9 10 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (1.57%) JMeter
9 10 (1.57%) Visual Studio
10 9 (1.42%) PEAR
11 8 (1.26%) Metasploit
12 7 (1.10%) git-flow
12 7 (1.10%) Vagrant
13 5 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (0.63%) Grunt
14 4 (0.63%) WebLOAD
General
1 120 (18.87%) Finance
2 57 (8.96%) Retail
3 28 (4.40%) Games
4 24 (3.77%) Banking
5 16 (2.52%) Legal
6 11 (1.73%) Publishing
6 11 (1.73%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.26%) Automotive
7 8 (1.26%) Marketing
8 7 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.79%) Back Office
9 5 (0.79%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.79%) Law
10 4 (0.63%) Billing
11 3 (0.47%) Advertising
11 3 (0.47%) Local Government
12 2 (0.31%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.16%) Front Office
13 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 99 (15.57%) Developer
2 78 (12.26%) Analyst
3 72 (11.32%) DBA
4 48 (7.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 45 (7.08%) Security Engineer
6 44 (6.92%) Administrator
7 42 (6.60%) Support Analyst
8 41 (6.45%) Senior Developer
8 41 (6.45%) SQL DBA
9 33 (5.19%) Network Engineer
10 27 (4.25%) Applications Support
11 25 (3.93%) Lead Developer
12 24 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 23 (3.62%) Lead DevOps
13 23 (3.62%) Senior DevOps
13 23 (3.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 22 (3.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 20 (3.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 20 (3.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 19 (2.99%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (12.89%) .NET
2 52 (8.18%) WPF
3 42 (6.60%) Web Services
4 40 (6.29%) AngularJS
5 35 (5.50%) HTML
6 34 (5.35%) Middleware
7 28 (4.40%) Node.js
8 26 (4.09%) CSS
8 26 (4.09%) RESTful
9 21 (3.30%) ASP.NET
9 21 (3.30%) SOAP
9 21 (3.30%) YAML
10 15 (2.36%) LDAP
11 13 (2.04%) jQuery
11 13 (2.04%) WCF
12 12 (1.89%) XML
13 11 (1.73%) REST
14 10 (1.57%) Elastic Stack
14 10 (1.57%) Spring
15 9 (1.42%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 112 (17.61%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (9.43%) Security Operations Centre
3 47 (7.39%) Enterprise Software
4 46 (7.23%) Data Centre
5 42 (6.60%) Management Information System
6 39 (6.13%) Replication
7 33 (5.19%) Computer Science
8 25 (3.93%) NHS
9 20 (3.14%) Fintech
9 20 (3.14%) Linux Command Line
9 20 (3.14%) Private Cloud
10 18 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
11 17 (2.67%) User Experience
12 16 (2.52%) PKI
13 14 (2.20%) Clustering
14 12 (1.89%) Analytical Mindset
15 11 (1.73%) Public Cloud
15 11 (1.73%) Virtual Team
16 9 (1.42%) Data Structures
16 9 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 264 (41.51%) Windows
2 164 (25.79%) Linux
3 150 (23.58%) Unix
4 107 (16.82%) Windows Server
5 58 (9.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (6.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (6.29%) Solaris
8 33 (5.19%) Apple iOS
9 32 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (3.93%) CentOS
11 20 (3.14%) Android
12 18 (2.83%) Windows 10
13 17 (2.67%) Windows 7
14 11 (1.73%) Debian
14 11 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (1.57%) AIX
16 8 (1.26%) Kali Linux
16 8 (1.26%) Mac OS X
17 7 (1.10%) Windows XP
18 6 (0.94%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (21.54%) DevOps
3 126 (19.81%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 117 (18.40%) ITIL
5 103 (16.19%) Performance Tuning
6 88 (13.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 88 (13.84%) Problem-Solving
7 83 (13.05%) Continuous Integration
7 83 (13.05%) Project Management
8 76 (11.95%) SDLC
9 72 (11.32%) High Availability
10 70 (11.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 69 (10.85%) Disaster Recovery
12 68 (10.69%) Capacity Planning
12 68 (10.69%) Waterfall
13 63 (9.91%) Identity Access Management
14 62 (9.75%) Process Improvement
15 61 (9.59%) Security Architecture
15 61 (9.59%) SIEM
16 60 (9.43%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 237 (37.26%) SQL
2 175 (27.52%) Java
3 105 (16.51%) JavaScript
4 103 (16.19%) PowerShell
5 83 (13.05%) Python
6 77 (12.11%) C#
7 63 (9.91%) Shell Script
8 39 (6.13%) Bash Shell
9 34 (5.35%) PHP
10 32 (5.03%) T-SQL
11 21 (3.30%) Perl
12 18 (2.83%) Ruby
13 13 (2.04%) Go
14 12 (1.89%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.42%) Korn
16 7 (1.10%) JCL
16 7 (1.10%) REXX
17 5 (0.79%) C
17 5 (0.79%) MATLAB
17 5 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 133 (20.91%) Degree
2 41 (6.45%) GIAC
3 38 (5.97%) SSCP
4 37 (5.82%) CCNP
4 37 (5.82%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (5.66%) CISSP
6 35 (5.50%) CISA
6 35 (5.50%) CISM
7 34 (5.35%) CCNA
8 30 (4.72%) CompTIA Security+
8 30 (4.72%) CSSLP
8 30 (4.72%) SANS
9 20 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
11 15 (2.36%) Security Cleared
12 14 (2.20%) MCSA
13 12 (1.89%) SC Cleared
14 10 (1.57%) CREST Certified
14 10 (1.57%) GCFE
14 10 (1.57%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.92%) QA
2 35 (5.50%) SLA
3 15 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (1.73%) PCI DSS
6 10 (1.57%) Data Quality
7 7 (1.10%) GDPR
8 5 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.47%) MiFID
10 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 76 (11.95%) Active Directory
2 75 (11.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (9.28%) Docker
4 21 (3.30%) Hyper-V
5 16 (2.52%) Samba
5 16 (2.52%) VirtualBox
6 13 (2.04%) Firmware
7 12 (1.89%) vSphere
8 10 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.10%) XenApp
10 6 (0.94%) RACF
11 5 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.47%) NDS
12 3 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.47%) Varnish
13 2 (0.31%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.16%) KVM
14 1 (0.16%) Time Sharing Option
14 1 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 84 (13.21%) Ansible
2 83 (13.05%) Puppet
3 73 (11.48%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (5.66%) Nagios
5 21 (3.30%) SCOM
6 19 (2.99%) Kubernetes
7 18 (2.83%) Salt
8 17 (2.67%) BMC PATROL
8 17 (2.67%) Terraform
9 16 (2.52%) Rancher
9 16 (2.52%) Sysdig
9 16 (2.52%) vRealize
10 12 (1.89%) EMC NetWorker
10 12 (1.89%) SCCM
11 11 (1.73%) Kibana
12 10 (1.57%) EnCase
13 9 (1.42%) Nessus
13 9 (1.42%) Nmap
14 8 (1.26%) Packer
14 8 (1.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 186 (29.25%) Microsoft
2 156 (24.53%) Oracle
3 98 (15.41%) VMware
4 81 (12.74%) Cisco
5 72 (11.32%) HP
6 51 (8.02%) ServiceNow
7 43 (6.76%) Citrix
8 42 (6.60%) BMC
9 37 (5.82%) New Relic
10 36 (5.66%) Red Hat
11 35 (5.50%) AppDynamics
11 35 (5.50%) Splunk
12 32 (5.03%) IBM
13 26 (4.09%) EMC
13 26 (4.09%) Extreme Networks
14 25 (3.93%) CheckPoint
14 25 (3.93%) SolarWinds
15 18 (2.83%) McAfee
16 16 (2.52%) Intel
16 16 (2.52%) WorldPay