Period
to 11 April 2021

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 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Monitoring
UK
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 588 597 629
Rank change year-on-year +9 +32 +36
Permanent jobs citing Performance Monitoring 270 424 556
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.37% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.41% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 196 309 416
10th Percentile £33,287 £30,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £38,993 £37,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,685 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.37% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,063 £62,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,312 £75,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.44% - +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 76,569 104,649 137,390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.45% 92.14% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 59,055 84,002 109,346
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Performance Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Monitoring in the UK

Performance Monitoring
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Performance Monitoring.

Salary trend for Performance Monitoring in the UK

Performance Monitoring
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Performance Monitoring over the 6 months to 11 April 2021.

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 11 April 2021. 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 +21 242 £52,500 +5.00% 45
UK excluding London +6 153 £43,000 -4.44% 24
London +97 104 £63,500 +2.42% 21
North of England +9 57 £40,000 -20.00% 7
Work from Home -89 43 £61,000 - 6
South East +41 41 £46,000 +2.22% 8
North West +10 34 £47,500 - 5
Yorkshire +24 22 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Scotland -1 16 £42,000 -6.67%
Midlands +18 14 £39,000 +11.43% 6
South West +3 12 £45,250 +1.69% 1
East of England +46 10 £35,632 -10.92% 2
East Midlands +16 8 £39,000 +11.43% 1
West Midlands +21 6 £35,000 +40.00% 5
Wales +26 5 £48,500 +7.78%
North East +6 1 £55,000 -8.33%

For the 6 months to 11 April 2021, 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 83 (30.74%) Azure
2 74 (27.41%) SQL
3 73 (27.04%) Microsoft
4 63 (23.33%) Windows
4 63 (23.33%) AWS
5 62 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (22.59%) DevOps
7 60 (22.22%) Finance
8 58 (21.48%) VMware
9 56 (20.74%) Linux
10 50 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
11 44 (16.30%) Performance Tuning
12 43 (15.93%) PowerShell
12 43 (15.93%) Degree
12 43 (15.93%) SQL Server
12 43 (15.93%) Python
13 42 (15.56%) Git (software)
14 40 (14.81%) Active Directory
15 39 (14.44%) Windows Server
16 38 (14.07%) Terraform
17 37 (13.70%) Oracle
18 36 (13.33%) High Availability
18 36 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
18 36 (13.33%) Jenkins
19 35 (12.96%) Microservices
19 35 (12.96%) Java
20 34 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
20 34 (12.59%) Kubernetes
20 34 (12.59%) Ansible
21 32 (11.85%) GCP

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 14 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
1 14 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.81%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.70%) Apache
4 6 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.85%) GemFire
6 2 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.74%) CMS
6 2 (0.74%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.37%) IIS
7 1 (0.37%) JBoss
7 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Fuse
7 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Retail-J
1 2 (0.74%) SAP CO
1 2 (0.74%) SAP FI
1 2 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.37%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.37%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 83 (30.74%) Azure
2 63 (23.33%) AWS
3 32 (11.85%) GCP
4 26 (9.63%) Serverless
5 21 (7.78%) PaaS
6 18 (6.67%) SaaS
7 16 (5.93%) IaaS
8 10 (3.70%) OpenShift
9 9 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (3.33%) Microsoft 365
10 8 (2.96%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (2.96%) Power Platform
10 8 (2.96%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 8 (2.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (2.59%) Amazon ECS
11 7 (2.59%) Amazon Kinesis
11 7 (2.59%) Azure Functions
12 6 (2.22%) Amazon EKS
12 6 (2.22%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.26%) DNS
2 19 (7.04%) DHCP
2 19 (7.04%) LAN
2 19 (7.04%) WAN
3 14 (5.19%) TCP/IP
4 13 (4.81%) Firewall
4 13 (4.81%) SAN
5 10 (3.70%) Wireless
6 8 (2.96%) Internet
6 8 (2.96%) Network Security
7 7 (2.59%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (1.85%) HTTP
9 4 (1.48%) NAS
10 3 (1.11%) FTP
10 3 (1.11%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (1.11%) SSL
10 3 (1.11%) VoIP
11 2 (0.74%) Skype
11 2 (0.74%) VPN
11 2 (0.74%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (6.67%) MySQL
4 15 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (4.44%) NoSQL
7 12 (4.44%) Relational Database
8 11 (4.07%) MongoDB
9 8 (2.96%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.96%) Power BI
9 8 (2.96%) Redis
9 8 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.59%) Hazelcast
10 7 (2.59%) OLTP
10 7 (2.59%) Oracle Database
11 6 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (15.56%) Git (software)
2 36 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 18 (6.67%) Maven
4 13 (4.81%) Artifactory
5 12 (4.44%) JUnit
6 11 (4.07%) Cucumber
6 11 (4.07%) SonarQube
7 9 (3.33%) Bitbucket
7 9 (3.33%) JIRA
8 8 (2.96%) Mockito
8 8 (2.96%) webpack
9 7 (2.59%) Babel
9 7 (2.59%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (2.59%) Selenium
10 6 (2.22%) EasyMock
10 6 (2.22%) GitLab
10 6 (2.22%) JMeter
11 5 (1.85%) Gatling
11 5 (1.85%) Protractor
11 5 (1.85%) Xdebug
General
1 60 (22.22%) Finance
2 23 (8.52%) Banking
3 13 (4.81%) Marketing
4 12 (4.44%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.07%) Retail
6 8 (2.96%) Public Sector
7 7 (2.59%) Front Office
8 6 (2.22%) Legal
9 5 (1.85%) Advertising
9 5 (1.85%) Law
9 5 (1.85%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.85%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.74%) Back Office
10 2 (0.74%) Housing Association
10 2 (0.74%) Publishing
11 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.37%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.37%) Games
11 1 (0.37%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 60 (22.22%) Developer
2 31 (11.48%) DBA
3 23 (8.52%) Software Developer
4 20 (7.41%) SQL DBA
4 20 (7.41%) SQL Developer
5 18 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 16 (5.93%) Administrator
7 15 (5.56%) Architect
8 14 (5.19%) Applications Support
8 14 (5.19%) Senior Developer
9 13 (4.81%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (4.07%) Applications Manager
10 11 (4.07%) Development Manager
10 11 (4.07%) Java Developer
11 9 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (2.96%) Consultant
12 8 (2.96%) Network Engineer
12 8 (2.96%) Senior DBA
12 8 (2.96%) SQL Server DBA
12 8 (2.96%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.63%) Kafka
1 26 (9.63%) Spring
2 24 (8.89%) .NET
2 24 (8.89%) CSS
2 24 (8.89%) Web Services
3 23 (8.52%) Node.js
4 21 (7.78%) REST
5 19 (7.04%) HTML
6 15 (5.56%) AngularJS
6 15 (5.56%) HTML5
7 14 (5.19%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (4.81%) RESTful
9 12 (4.44%) Redux
10 11 (4.07%) CSS3
11 10 (3.70%) ASP.NET
11 10 (3.70%) Vue.js
12 8 (2.96%) .NET Core
12 8 (2.96%) GraphQL
12 8 (2.96%) React
13 7 (2.59%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (7.41%) Replication
4 17 (6.30%) Clustering
5 15 (5.56%) Public Cloud
6 14 (5.19%) Management Information System
7 12 (4.44%) Data Centre
7 12 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
8 11 (4.07%) EMC VNX
9 8 (2.96%) Derivative
9 8 (2.96%) Video\Live Streaming
10 7 (2.59%) Client/Server
10 7 (2.59%) Market Risk
11 6 (2.22%) AS400
11 6 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (2.22%) iSeries
11 6 (2.22%) Private Cloud
11 6 (2.22%) User Experience
12 5 (1.85%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 63 (23.33%) Windows
2 56 (20.74%) Linux
3 39 (14.44%) Windows Server
4 21 (7.78%) Unix
5 12 (4.44%) VMS
6 11 (4.07%) Oracle Linux
7 10 (3.70%) Windows Server 2016
8 9 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.22%) Windows 10
9 6 (2.22%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.48%) CentOS
11 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (1.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (22.59%) DevOps
3 44 (16.30%) Performance Tuning
4 36 (13.33%) High Availability
4 36 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
5 35 (12.96%) Microservices
6 31 (11.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 28 (10.37%) Software Engineering
8 27 (10.00%) BDD
8 27 (10.00%) Migration
8 27 (10.00%) Scrum
9 25 (9.26%) Mentoring
10 23 (8.52%) Configuration Management
11 22 (8.15%) ITIL
12 21 (7.78%) Application Performance Monitoring
12 21 (7.78%) Cybersecurity
12 21 (7.78%) Kanban
12 21 (7.78%) Problem Management
12 21 (7.78%) TDD
13 20 (7.41%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 74 (27.41%) SQL
2 43 (15.93%) PowerShell
2 43 (15.93%) Python
3 35 (12.96%) Java
4 26 (9.63%) C#
4 26 (9.63%) T-SQL
5 25 (9.26%) JavaScript
6 20 (7.41%) Bash Shell
7 16 (5.93%) Ruby
8 15 (5.56%) Shell Script
9 11 (4.07%) Go
9 11 (4.07%) PHP
10 10 (3.70%) TypeScript
11 9 (3.33%) ES6
12 8 (2.96%) Perl
12 8 (2.96%) PL/SQL
13 6 (2.22%) C
13 6 (2.22%) R
14 4 (1.48%) C++
14 4 (1.48%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 43 (15.93%) Degree
2 12 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.07%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.48%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.11%) CCNA
9 3 (1.11%) CCNP
9 3 (1.11%) MCSA
9 3 (1.11%) MCSE
9 3 (1.11%) OCP
9 3 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (1.11%) RHCE
9 3 (1.11%) RHCSA
9 3 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.74%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.74%) CCA
10 2 (0.74%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.41%) SLA
2 18 (6.67%) QA
3 7 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.85%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (1.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 4 (1.48%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.11%) GDPR
6 3 (1.11%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 50 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (14.81%) Active Directory
3 32 (11.85%) Hyper-V
4 28 (10.37%) Docker
5 14 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (4.07%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (2.96%) Xen
9 6 (2.22%) vSphere
10 5 (1.85%) Firmware
11 4 (1.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (1.11%) KVM
12 3 (1.11%) OCFS2
12 3 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (1.11%) Postfix
12 3 (1.11%) qmail
12 3 (1.11%) Samba
12 3 (1.11%) Sendmail
12 3 (1.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (0.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 38 (14.07%) Terraform
2 34 (12.59%) Ansible
2 34 (12.59%) Kubernetes
3 26 (9.63%) SCOM
4 15 (5.56%) Nagios
5 11 (4.07%) BladeLogic
5 11 (4.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 10 (3.70%) Grafana
6 10 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (3.70%) Prometheus
6 10 (3.70%) Puppet
7 8 (2.96%) Failover Clustering
8 7 (2.59%) SCCM
9 6 (2.22%) PaperCut
10 5 (1.85%) Salt
11 4 (1.48%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (1.48%) Galera Cluster
11 4 (1.48%) Graphite
11 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (1.48%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 73 (27.04%) Microsoft
2 58 (21.48%) VMware
3 37 (13.70%) Oracle
4 17 (6.30%) Citrix
5 16 (5.93%) Dell
5 16 (5.93%) EMC
5 16 (5.93%) Google
5 16 (5.93%) Veeam
6 15 (5.56%) Cisco
6 15 (5.56%) Red Hat
7 12 (4.44%) HP
8 11 (4.07%) 3PAR
8 11 (4.07%) Blue Coat
8 11 (4.07%) BMC
9 10 (3.70%) Dynatrace
10 9 (3.33%) IBM
11 8 (2.96%) NetApp
11 8 (2.96%) New Relic
11 8 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (2.22%) AppDynamics