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

Performance Monitoring
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 601 605 574
Rank change year-on-year +4 -31 -2
Permanent jobs citing Performance Monitoring 673 737 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.41% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.45% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 386 546 759
UK median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 157,196 162,159 182,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.64% 90.75% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 125,542 130,269 151,690
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 July 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 July 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 -30 609 £50,000 +5.26% 75
UK excluding London +3 471 £47,500 +11.76% 58
London -37 196 £52,500 -6.25% 22
South East -31 115 £52,500 +16.67% 17
East of England +86 108 £50,000 +35.14% 9
North of England -50 99 £45,000 - 17
Midlands 0 80 £46,250 +2.78% 8
North West -16 50 £45,000 - 6
Scotland +13 42 £43,150 +23.29% 5
East Midlands +16 40 £55,000 +29.41% 4
West Midlands +5 40 £44,250 -1.67% 4
Yorkshire -28 36 £43,750 -2.78% 7
Wales +20 13 £42,500 +13.33%
North East -17 13 £32,500 +8.33% 4
South West -6 10 £30,000 -14.29% 2
Isle of Man - 4 £38,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 270 (40.12%) Windows
2 259 (38.48%) SQL
3 204 (30.31%) SQL Server
4 201 (29.87%) Microsoft
5 165 (24.52%) Linux
6 164 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
7 143 (21.25%) Oracle
8 141 (20.95%) Unix
9 136 (20.21%) Finance
10 134 (19.91%) Java
11 133 (19.76%) DevOps
12 131 (19.47%) Amazon AWS
13 123 (18.28%) Performance Tuning
13 123 (18.28%) Application Performance Monitoring
13 123 (18.28%) ITIL
14 119 (17.68%) Degree
15 115 (17.09%) Windows Server
16 108 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
16 108 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
17 100 (14.86%) Continuous Improvement
18 97 (14.41%) PowerShell
19 90 (13.37%) Cisco
20 87 (12.93%) Python
20 87 (12.93%) JavaScript
21 86 (12.78%) VMware
22 85 (12.63%) Active Directory
22 85 (12.63%) Disaster Recovery
23 84 (12.48%) Capacity Planning
23 84 (12.48%) Problem-Solving
24 80 (11.89%) 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 49 (7.28%) IIS
2 32 (4.75%) Confluence
3 30 (4.46%) WebLogic
4 25 (3.71%) JBoss
4 25 (3.71%) SharePoint
5 21 (3.12%) WebSphere
6 20 (2.97%) OpenStack
7 18 (2.67%) Tomcat
8 17 (2.53%) Apache
9 15 (2.23%) MS Exchange
10 13 (1.93%) SAS
11 10 (1.49%) CMS
11 10 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (1.34%) Apache Spark
13 8 (1.19%) WordPress
14 7 (1.04%) GlassFish
15 6 (0.89%) nginx
16 5 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
16 5 (0.74%) Drupal
17 4 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 34 (5.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.23%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.30%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 17 (2.53%) Documaker
2 8 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.30%) Staffware
6 1 (0.15%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.15%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.15%) Magento
6 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 1 (0.15%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 131 (19.47%) Amazon AWS
2 108 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (6.98%) SaaS
4 45 (6.69%) Cloud Computing
5 44 (6.54%) GitHub
6 37 (5.50%) IaaS
7 34 (5.05%) AWS CloudFormation
8 33 (4.90%) Office 365
9 25 (3.71%) PaaS
10 17 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (1.63%) Amazon S3
12 10 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 9 (1.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 9 (1.34%) Serverless
13 9 (1.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 8 (1.19%) CloudFront
14 8 (1.19%) Mimecast
15 7 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
16 6 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
16 6 (0.89%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 80 (11.89%) Firewall
2 70 (10.40%) TCP/IP
3 66 (9.81%) DNS
4 65 (9.66%) WAN
5 64 (9.51%) LAN
6 51 (7.58%) DHCP
7 41 (6.09%) HTTP
8 38 (5.65%) SAN
9 30 (4.46%) SNMP
10 29 (4.31%) OSPF
10 29 (4.31%) SSL
11 28 (4.16%) ICMP
11 28 (4.16%) MPLS
12 23 (3.42%) HTTPS
13 22 (3.27%) SMTP
14 20 (2.97%) FTP
14 20 (2.97%) Network Security
14 20 (2.97%) SSH
15 19 (2.82%) Cisco Nexus
16 18 (2.67%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (30.31%) SQL Server
2 71 (10.55%) Oracle Database
3 59 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
4 50 (7.43%) Relational Database
5 46 (6.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 42 (6.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 39 (5.79%) MySQL
8 36 (5.35%) RDBMS
9 33 (4.90%) MongoDB
9 33 (4.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 21 (3.12%) NoSQL
10 21 (3.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 20 (2.97%) Big Data
12 18 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (2.23%) Amazon RDS
14 14 (2.08%) Hadoop
14 14 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (1.93%) SQL Server 2014
15 13 (1.93%) SQL Server 2016
16 12 (1.78%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 63 (9.36%) Jenkins
2 60 (8.92%) JIRA
3 54 (8.02%) Git (software)
4 25 (3.71%) Gerrit
5 24 (3.57%) LoadRunner
6 17 (2.53%) Sonatype Nexus
7 11 (1.63%) TeamCity
8 10 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 10 (1.49%) Subversion
9 9 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (1.34%) JMeter
10 8 (1.19%) Selenium
11 7 (1.04%) Metasploit
11 7 (1.04%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.74%) Liquibase
12 5 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (0.59%) WebLOAD
14 3 (0.45%) Karma Test Runner
14 3 (0.45%) PEAR
General
1 136 (20.21%) Finance
2 72 (10.70%) Retail
3 36 (5.35%) Games
4 28 (4.16%) Banking
5 17 (2.53%) Legal
6 15 (2.23%) Financial Institution
6 15 (2.23%) Marketing
7 10 (1.49%) Back Office
7 10 (1.49%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.89%) Automotive
9 5 (0.74%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.45%) Local Government
10 3 (0.45%) Publishing
11 2 (0.30%) Advertising
11 2 (0.30%) Front Office
11 2 (0.30%) Law
11 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.30%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.15%) Billing
12 1 (0.15%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (13.22%) Developer
2 84 (12.48%) DBA
3 75 (11.14%) Analyst
4 53 (7.88%) Administrator
5 52 (7.73%) Security Engineer
6 47 (6.98%) SQL DBA
7 46 (6.84%) DevOps Engineer
7 46 (6.84%) Network Engineer
8 36 (5.35%) Support Analyst
9 32 (4.75%) Senior Developer
10 31 (4.61%) Applications Support
11 24 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 23 (3.42%) Systems Engineer
13 22 (3.27%) Lead Developer
14 21 (3.12%) Senior DevOps
14 21 (3.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 19 (2.82%) Linux Engineer
16 18 (2.67%) Operations Engineer
17 17 (2.53%) Data Analyst
17 17 (2.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (11.59%) .NET
2 54 (8.02%) Web Services
3 41 (6.09%) Middleware
4 35 (5.20%) AngularJS
4 35 (5.20%) WPF
5 29 (4.31%) HTML
6 28 (4.16%) RESTful
7 23 (3.42%) YAML
8 22 (3.27%) Node.js
9 21 (3.12%) CSS
9 21 (3.12%) SOAP
10 19 (2.82%) ASP.NET
11 12 (1.78%) jQuery
11 12 (1.78%) LDAP
11 12 (1.78%) REST
11 12 (1.78%) SAML
11 12 (1.78%) WCF
12 11 (1.63%) J2EE
13 10 (1.49%) XML
14 8 (1.19%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 108 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (9.96%) Security Operations Centre
3 60 (8.92%) Data Centre
4 48 (7.13%) Computer Science
5 44 (6.54%) Replication
6 40 (5.94%) Management Information System
7 31 (4.61%) NHS
8 24 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
10 20 (2.97%) User Experience
11 17 (2.53%) Clustering
12 15 (2.23%) PKI
13 13 (1.93%) Fintech
14 10 (1.49%) Analytical Mindset
14 10 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
14 10 (1.49%) Public Cloud
14 10 (1.49%) Virtual Team
15 9 (1.34%) Data Structures
15 9 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
15 9 (1.34%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 270 (40.12%) Windows
2 165 (24.52%) Linux
3 141 (20.95%) Unix
4 115 (17.09%) Windows Server
5 56 (8.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (8.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (4.61%) Solaris
8 29 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (4.01%) CentOS
10 23 (3.42%) Android
11 21 (3.12%) Apple iOS
11 21 (3.12%) Windows 10
12 16 (2.38%) Windows 7
13 14 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (1.93%) Ubuntu
15 11 (1.63%) Mac OS X
16 9 (1.34%) AIX
17 8 (1.19%) Debian
18 7 (1.04%) HPUX
18 7 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (19.76%) DevOps
3 123 (18.28%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 123 (18.28%) ITIL
3 123 (18.28%) Performance Tuning
4 100 (14.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 85 (12.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 84 (12.48%) Capacity Planning
6 84 (12.48%) Problem-Solving
7 78 (11.59%) Project Management
8 69 (10.25%) High Availability
8 69 (10.25%) Identity Access Management
9 67 (9.96%) Security Operations
10 66 (9.81%) Security Architecture
10 66 (9.81%) SIEM
11 64 (9.51%) Continuous Integration
12 62 (9.21%) SDLC
13 50 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
14 49 (7.28%) Configuration Management
15 46 (6.84%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 259 (38.48%) SQL
2 134 (19.91%) Java
3 97 (14.41%) PowerShell
4 87 (12.93%) JavaScript
4 87 (12.93%) Python
5 69 (10.25%) C#
6 61 (9.06%) Shell Script
7 52 (7.73%) T-SQL
8 42 (6.24%) PHP
9 39 (5.79%) Bash Shell
10 24 (3.57%) Perl
11 21 (3.12%) Ruby
12 13 (1.93%) PL/SQL
13 11 (1.63%) Go
13 11 (1.63%) VBA
14 9 (1.34%) C
15 8 (1.19%) C++
15 8 (1.19%) R
16 7 (1.04%) MATLAB
17 6 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 119 (17.68%) Degree
2 47 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (6.69%) CCNP
4 43 (6.39%) CCNA
4 43 (6.39%) GIAC
5 40 (5.94%) SSCP
6 35 (5.20%) CISSP
7 34 (5.05%) CISA
7 34 (5.05%) CISM
8 30 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 29 (4.31%) CompTIA Security+
9 29 (4.31%) CSSLP
9 29 (4.31%) SANS
10 23 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
11 18 (2.67%) MCSA
11 18 (2.67%) MCSE
12 15 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (1.93%) GCFA
13 13 (1.93%) GREM
13 13 (1.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.24%) SLA
2 29 (4.31%) QA
3 17 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.78%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (1.34%) Data Quality
6 8 (1.19%) GDPR
7 4 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.45%) MiFID
9 2 (0.30%) GCP
9 2 (0.30%) PMO
10 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.15%) IFRS
10 1 (0.15%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 85 (12.63%) Active Directory
2 68 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (6.98%) Docker
4 28 (4.16%) Hyper-V
5 22 (3.27%) Firmware
6 19 (2.82%) vSphere
7 17 (2.53%) Samba
7 17 (2.53%) VirtualBox
8 10 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (1.49%) XenApp
9 8 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.74%) HDFS
10 5 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.59%) BitLocker
11 4 (0.59%) NDS
11 4 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.45%) Ceph
12 3 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.45%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.30%) NFS
Systems Management
1 64 (9.51%) Puppet
2 61 (9.06%) Ansible
3 60 (8.92%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (4.16%) Nagios
5 17 (2.53%) Rancher
5 17 (2.53%) Sysdig
5 17 (2.53%) vRealize
6 16 (2.38%) Kubernetes
7 15 (2.23%) Failover Clustering
8 14 (2.08%) Terraform
9 13 (1.93%) EnCase
9 13 (1.93%) SCCM
10 11 (1.63%) ITRS Geneos
10 11 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
11 9 (1.34%) Oracle RMAN
11 9 (1.34%) SCOM
12 8 (1.19%) Cisco Prime
12 8 (1.19%) Nessus
12 8 (1.19%) Nmap
12 8 (1.19%) Salt
Vendors
1 201 (29.87%) Microsoft
2 143 (21.25%) Oracle
3 90 (13.37%) Cisco
4 86 (12.78%) VMware
5 71 (10.55%) HP
6 45 (6.69%) ServiceNow
7 39 (5.79%) Splunk
8 33 (4.90%) AppDynamics
9 32 (4.75%) BMC
9 32 (4.75%) Red Hat
10 28 (4.16%) CheckPoint
10 28 (4.16%) Citrix
10 28 (4.16%) Extreme Networks
11 26 (3.86%) IBM
12 24 (3.57%) New Relic
13 22 (3.27%) Google
14 20 (2.97%) SolarWinds
15 17 (2.53%) EMC
15 17 (2.53%) Intel
15 17 (2.53%) WorldPay