Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Monitoring
UK
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 617 627 602
Rank change year-on-year +10 -25 -31
Permanent jobs citing Performance Monitoring 559 680 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.39% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.42% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 400 389 549
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,628
90th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -

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 133,975 161,602 163,296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.03% 91.91% 91.94%
Number of salaries quoted 105,462 129,254 131,836
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,920 £27,836
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019. 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 +33 530 £50,000 - 68
UK excluding London -39 325 £45,000 -5.26% 55
London +113 224 £62,500 +19.05% 18
South East +66 139 £45,000 -14.29% 13
North of England +8 86 £46,250 +2.78% 20
North West +39 65 £47,500 +5.56% 18
Midlands -19 38 £45,000 -5.26% 14
West Midlands +9 27 £45,000 +1.69% 10
East of England -1 25 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Yorkshire -6 19 £36,250 -19.44% 2
South West +10 17 £42,500 +41.67%
Scotland -15 14 £42,500 -5.56% 4
East Midlands +1 11 £40,000 -27.27% 4
Wales +7 6 £47,500 +11.76% 1
North East +12 2 £50,125 +54.23%

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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.

1 207 (37.03%) SQL
2 177 (31.66%) SQL Server
3 157 (28.09%) Windows
4 145 (25.94%) Microsoft
5 133 (23.79%) Linux
6 130 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
7 113 (20.21%) Amazon AWS
8 112 (20.04%) ITIL
9 109 (19.50%) VMware
9 109 (19.50%) PowerShell
10 108 (19.32%) Microsoft Azure
11 101 (18.07%) Active Directory
12 97 (17.35%) DevOps
13 94 (16.82%) Performance Tuning
14 93 (16.64%) Problem-Solving
15 84 (15.03%) High Availability
16 81 (14.49%) Windows Server
17 78 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
18 77 (13.77%) T-SQL
18 77 (13.77%) Java
19 76 (13.60%) Ansible
20 75 (13.42%) DNS
21 74 (13.24%) Finance
21 74 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
21 74 (13.24%) Application Performance Monitoring
22 68 (12.16%) Replication
22 68 (12.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 64 (11.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 60 (10.73%) Disaster Recovery
24 60 (10.73%) Firewall

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 28 (5.01%) Confluence
1 28 (5.01%) Tomcat
2 22 (3.94%) SharePoint
3 21 (3.76%) Apache
3 21 (3.76%) IIS
4 14 (2.50%) SAS
5 11 (1.97%) Skype for Business
6 9 (1.61%) Apache Solr
7 8 (1.43%) JBoss
7 8 (1.43%) WordPress
8 6 (1.07%) CMS
8 6 (1.07%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.89%) Drupal
9 5 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.89%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.72%) OpenEdge
11 3 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.54%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.36%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 22 (3.94%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.97%) Carpe Diem
1 11 (1.97%) Elite 3E
2 4 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.36%) CiviCRM
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) Sage 300 ERP
4 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 113 (20.21%) Amazon AWS
2 108 (19.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (6.62%) SaaS
4 32 (5.72%) Office 365
5 30 (5.37%) IaaS
6 15 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (2.33%) PaaS
8 10 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 10 (1.79%) Amazon S3
9 8 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (1.43%) Datadog
9 8 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (1.25%) Power Platform
11 6 (1.07%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.72%) Sumo Logic
12 4 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.54%) Amazon Glacier
13 3 (0.54%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 75 (13.42%) DNS
2 60 (10.73%) Firewall
3 49 (8.77%) LAN
4 44 (7.87%) DHCP
5 42 (7.51%) HTTP
6 36 (6.44%) Ethernet
7 34 (6.08%) Wireless
8 33 (5.90%) TCP/IP
8 33 (5.90%) VPN
9 32 (5.72%) WAN
10 28 (5.01%) MPLS
10 28 (5.01%) SAN
11 25 (4.47%) ISDN
12 23 (4.11%) Internet
13 21 (3.76%) ATM
13 21 (3.76%) DSL
13 21 (3.76%) GLBP
13 21 (3.76%) HSRP
13 21 (3.76%) VRRP
14 20 (3.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (31.66%) SQL Server
2 68 (12.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 64 (11.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (8.94%) Relational Database
5 45 (8.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 38 (6.80%) SQL Server 2016
7 37 (6.62%) MongoDB
7 37 (6.62%) PostgreSQL
8 34 (6.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 30 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (4.29%) RDBMS
11 23 (4.11%) Amazon RDS
11 23 (4.11%) NoSQL
12 17 (3.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 16 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
13 16 (2.86%) Oracle Database
14 14 (2.50%) MySQL
15 13 (2.33%) OLTP
16 12 (2.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 12 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 54 (9.66%) JIRA
2 42 (7.51%) Git (software)
3 39 (6.98%) Jenkins
4 28 (5.01%) Octopus Deploy
5 22 (3.94%) TeamCity
6 21 (3.76%) Subversion
7 14 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (2.15%) Visual Studio
9 11 (1.97%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.07%) Bitbucket Server
10 6 (1.07%) Selenium
11 5 (0.89%) JMeter
12 4 (0.72%) LoadRunner
12 4 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (0.54%) GitLab
13 3 (0.54%) Jasmine
13 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.54%) Visual Studio Coded UI
14 2 (0.36%) Katalon Studio
General
1 74 (13.24%) Finance
2 51 (9.12%) Retail
3 29 (5.19%) Telecoms
4 24 (4.29%) Legal
5 19 (3.40%) Law
6 15 (2.68%) Banking
7 9 (1.61%) Games
8 6 (1.07%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.07%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.89%) Marketing
10 4 (0.72%) Electronics
10 4 (0.72%) French Language
10 4 (0.72%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.54%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.36%) Automotive
12 2 (0.36%) German Language
12 2 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
12 2 (0.36%) Publishing
12 2 (0.36%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 82 (14.67%) DBA
2 74 (13.24%) Developer
3 60 (10.73%) Analyst
3 60 (10.73%) SQL DBA
4 48 (8.59%) Administrator
5 46 (8.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 42 (7.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 37 (6.62%) Applications Support
8 24 (4.29%) Monitoring Engineer
8 24 (4.29%) SQL Server DBA
9 22 (3.94%) Senior DBA
10 20 (3.58%) SQL Developer
10 20 (3.58%) Support Engineer
10 20 (3.58%) Windows Engineer
11 19 (3.40%) IT Engineer
11 19 (3.40%) Senior DevOps
11 19 (3.40%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 19 (3.40%) Support Analyst
12 18 (3.22%) NOC Engineer
12 18 (3.22%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.55%) .NET
2 29 (5.19%) Web Services
3 25 (4.47%) HTML
4 23 (4.11%) Middleware
5 14 (2.50%) CSS
6 9 (1.61%) .NET Framework
6 9 (1.61%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (1.43%) WCF
7 8 (1.43%) XML
8 7 (1.25%) 802.1X
8 7 (1.25%) Node.js
9 5 (0.89%) AngularJS
9 5 (0.89%) JSON
9 5 (0.89%) RAML
9 5 (0.89%) Regular Expression
9 5 (0.89%) Swagger
10 4 (0.72%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (0.72%) Laravel
10 4 (0.72%) LDAP
10 4 (0.72%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 68 (12.16%) Replication
2 51 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (9.12%) Clustering
2 51 (9.12%) Data Centre
3 47 (8.41%) Management Information System
4 37 (6.62%) Self-Motivation
5 31 (5.55%) Public Cloud
6 16 (2.86%) Fat Client
6 16 (2.86%) Thin Client
7 15 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (2.68%) User Experience
8 12 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (2.15%) PKI
9 11 (1.97%) Hedge funds
9 11 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (1.79%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.61%) CMDB
12 8 (1.43%) Derivative
12 8 (1.43%) Fixed Income
13 6 (1.07%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 157 (28.09%) Windows
2 133 (23.79%) Linux
3 81 (14.49%) Windows Server
4 56 (10.02%) Unix
5 31 (5.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (5.01%) Windows 10
7 23 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (2.68%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.61%) Ubuntu
10 7 (1.25%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.89%) Android
13 3 (0.54%) AIX
14 2 (0.36%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.36%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.36%) HPUX
14 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.36%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (20.04%) ITIL
3 97 (17.35%) DevOps
4 94 (16.82%) Performance Tuning
5 93 (16.64%) Problem-Solving
6 84 (15.03%) High Availability
7 78 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 74 (13.24%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 60 (10.73%) Business Intelligence
9 60 (10.73%) Disaster Recovery
10 54 (9.66%) ETL
11 47 (8.41%) Migration
12 46 (8.23%) Incident Management
13 43 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
13 43 (7.69%) Configuration Management
14 41 (7.33%) Scrum
15 40 (7.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 38 (6.80%) Analytics
16 38 (6.80%) Line Management
16 38 (6.80%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 207 (37.03%) SQL
2 109 (19.50%) PowerShell
3 77 (13.77%) Java
3 77 (13.77%) T-SQL
4 58 (10.38%) Python
5 35 (6.26%) C#
6 29 (5.19%) JavaScript
7 27 (4.83%) PHP
8 26 (4.65%) Bash Shell
9 14 (2.50%) C++
10 7 (1.25%) Perl
10 7 (1.25%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.25%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.07%) ES6
12 5 (0.89%) C
12 5 (0.89%) PHP 5
12 5 (0.89%) VB
12 5 (0.89%) VBA
13 4 (0.72%) Ruby
13 4 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (7.33%) Degree
2 33 (5.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (5.37%) Security Cleared
4 26 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (4.11%) CCNP
6 21 (3.76%) JNCIS
7 19 (3.40%) MCSE
8 14 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (2.50%) SC Cleared
9 13 (2.33%) MCSA
10 10 (1.79%) AWS Certification
11 6 (1.07%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.89%) CCNA
13 4 (0.72%) CCIE
14 3 (0.54%) CISSP
14 3 (0.54%) JNCIA
14 3 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.36%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (9.66%) SLA
2 48 (8.59%) QA
3 17 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (2.68%) Cyber Essentials
4 15 (2.68%) GDPR
4 15 (2.68%) HIPAA
5 13 (2.33%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.54%) PMO
7 2 (0.36%) ISO 15022
7 2 (0.36%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.18%) NEBOSH
8 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 101 (18.07%) Active Directory
2 74 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (8.23%) Docker
4 31 (5.55%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (2.15%) vSphere
6 11 (1.97%) DFS Replication
6 11 (1.97%) Terminal Server
7 6 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.07%) VMware NSX
8 5 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.54%) Firmware
10 3 (0.54%) Varnish
11 2 (0.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (0.36%) GlusterFS
11 2 (0.36%) GPFS
11 2 (0.36%) NFS
11 2 (0.36%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 76 (13.60%) Ansible
2 42 (7.51%) Puppet
3 39 (6.98%) WSUS
4 36 (6.44%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (5.01%) Kubernetes
6 27 (4.83%) Terraform
7 23 (4.11%) SCOM
8 18 (3.22%) Nagios
8 18 (3.22%) Prometheus
9 15 (2.68%) Grafana
9 15 (2.68%) Tivoli
10 13 (2.33%) Failover Clustering
10 13 (2.33%) SCCM
11 12 (2.15%) Perfmon
12 11 (1.97%) DameWare
12 11 (1.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 10 (1.79%) Data Guard
13 10 (1.79%) ZABBIX
14 9 (1.61%) Docker Swarm
14 9 (1.61%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 145 (25.94%) Microsoft
2 109 (19.50%) VMware
3 59 (10.55%) Splunk
4 56 (10.02%) Cisco
5 43 (7.69%) Oracle
6 38 (6.80%) AppDynamics
7 37 (6.62%) Citrix
7 37 (6.62%) Juniper
8 30 (5.37%) ServiceNow
9 29 (5.19%) BMC
10 26 (4.65%) SolarWinds
11 25 (4.47%) WorldPay
12 22 (3.94%) HP
13 21 (3.76%) New Relic
13 21 (3.76%) RedGate
14 20 (3.58%) Salesforce.com
15 18 (3.22%) Atlassian
15 18 (3.22%) CA
16 17 (3.04%) Dynatrace
16 17 (3.04%) EMC