Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Proactive Monitoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Proactive Monitoring over the 6 months to 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Proactive Monitoring
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 640 657 569
Rank change year-on-year +17 -88 +65
Permanent jobs citing Proactive Monitoring 616 616 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.35% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.38% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 427 482 703
UK median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -15.79% +15.85%
10th Percentile £27,400 £21,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -

Proactive 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 156,958 161,209 182,191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.63% 90.77% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 125,377 129,352 151,685
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,883 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.23% +5.02% -
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%

Proactive Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Proactive Monitoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Proactive Monitoring in the UK

Proactive Monitoring
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Proactive Monitoring.

Salary trend for Proactive Monitoring in the UK

Proactive Monitoring
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Proactive Monitoring over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Proactive Monitoring in the UK

Proactive 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 Proactive Monitoring within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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 +34 599 £50,000 +25.00% 62
UK excluding London -46 335 £45,000 +20.00% 45
London +51 275 £60,000 +4.35% 22
East of England +78 89 £42,500 - 1
South East -60 88 £45,000 +20.00% 11
North of England -1 66 £40,000 +6.67% 16
North West +10 54 £48,500 +61.67% 12
Midlands -18 47 £47,250 +85.29% 12
South West -23 33 £55,000 +37.50%
East Midlands +33 32 £50,500 +31.17% 8
West Midlands -36 15 £45,000 +87.50% 4
Yorkshire +8 9 £30,000 -27.71% 4
Scotland -25 7 £46,500 +43.08% 2
Wales +9 5 £36,000 -1.37% 2
North East -17 3 £26,000 -21.21%

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT jobs citing Proactive 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 Proactive Monitoring.

1 219 (35.55%) Finance
2 196 (31.82%) ITIL
3 188 (30.52%) Windows
4 157 (25.49%) Problem-Solving
5 150 (24.35%) SQL
6 147 (23.86%) Analytical Skills
7 142 (23.05%) Linux
8 131 (21.27%) Active Directory
9 130 (21.10%) SQL Server
10 126 (20.45%) Microsoft
11 114 (18.51%) Agile Software Development
12 113 (18.34%) VMware
13 108 (17.53%) Oracle
14 101 (16.40%) Firewall
15 98 (15.91%) Cisco
16 93 (15.10%) Degree
17 92 (14.94%) Change Management
17 92 (14.94%) Disaster Recovery
18 90 (14.61%) Oracle Database
19 84 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
20 76 (12.34%) QA
21 75 (12.18%) Project Management
21 75 (12.18%) Unix
21 75 (12.18%) Microsoft Azure
22 74 (12.01%) WAN
23 73 (11.85%) SLA
24 69 (11.20%) Office 365
25 67 (10.88%) LAN
26 65 (10.55%) High Availability
27 62 (10.06%) Network Security

Proactive 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 29 (4.71%) MS Exchange
2 17 (2.76%) WebLogic
3 15 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (2.11%) Oracle Service Bus
5 10 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (1.46%) Apache
6 9 (1.46%) Apache Spark
6 9 (1.46%) IIS
6 9 (1.46%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.97%) Confluence
7 6 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.97%) Skype for Business
7 6 (0.97%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.65%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.16%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.16%) nginx
Applications
1 42 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (2.76%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 21 (3.41%) Markit EDM
2 13 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.79%) Oracle 11i
3 11 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.16%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 75 (12.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (11.20%) Office 365
3 53 (8.60%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.62%) IaaS
5 10 (1.62%) Mimecast
5 10 (1.62%) SaaS
6 7 (1.14%) PaaS
7 5 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 5 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.65%) Akamai
8 4 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.16%) BlueKai
10 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 101 (16.40%) Firewall
2 74 (12.01%) WAN
3 67 (10.88%) LAN
4 62 (10.06%) Network Security
5 57 (9.25%) TCP/IP
6 48 (7.79%) Intrusion Detection
7 45 (7.31%) SAN
7 45 (7.31%) VoIP
8 38 (6.17%) DNS
9 34 (5.52%) NAS
10 33 (5.36%) Wireless
11 32 (5.19%) VPN
12 28 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
12 28 (4.55%) SSL
13 27 (4.38%) Cisco ASA
13 27 (4.38%) Internet
14 24 (3.90%) DHCP
15 23 (3.73%) Wi-Fi
16 21 (3.41%) Cisco Nexus
17 20 (3.25%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (21.10%) SQL Server
2 90 (14.61%) Oracle Database
3 44 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 34 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (4.06%) MySQL
7 22 (3.57%) RDBMS
8 21 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
8 21 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
9 20 (3.25%) NoSQL
10 16 (2.60%) Big Data
10 16 (2.60%) MongoDB
11 15 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
11 15 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (2.11%) Hadoop
13 13 (2.11%) Oracle BI EE
14 12 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (1.62%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 21 (3.41%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.62%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.30%) JIRA
4 5 (0.81%) Selenium
4 5 (0.81%) SpecFlow
5 4 (0.65%) Artifactory
5 4 (0.65%) Bitbucket
5 4 (0.65%) JMeter
5 4 (0.65%) Maven
5 4 (0.65%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.49%) Mercurial
6 3 (0.49%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (0.49%) Subversion
7 2 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.32%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.16%) IBM UrbanCode
8 1 (0.16%) JIRA Agile
General
1 219 (35.55%) Finance
2 61 (9.90%) Banking
3 56 (9.09%) Retail
4 31 (5.03%) Telecoms
5 26 (4.22%) Financial Institution
6 24 (3.90%) Legal
7 21 (3.41%) Investment Banking
8 15 (2.44%) Law
9 14 (2.27%) Games
10 10 (1.62%) Front Office
11 9 (1.46%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.46%) Marketing
12 8 (1.30%) Advertising
12 8 (1.30%) Back Office
13 7 (1.14%) Publishing
14 3 (0.49%) Mandarin Language
15 2 (0.32%) French Language
15 2 (0.32%) German Language
16 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
16 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 91 (14.77%) Analyst
2 81 (13.15%) DBA
3 73 (11.85%) Administrator
4 51 (8.28%) Network Engineer
5 45 (7.31%) Support Analyst
6 40 (6.49%) Support Engineer
7 37 (6.01%) Developer
7 37 (6.01%) Oracle DBA
8 36 (5.84%) Project Manager
9 35 (5.68%) Programme Manager
10 31 (5.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 29 (4.71%) Applications Support
11 29 (4.71%) Security Engineer
12 28 (4.55%) Senior DBA
13 27 (4.38%) IT Support
14 26 (4.22%) Team Leader
15 23 (3.73%) Senior Network Engineer
16 21 (3.41%) PostgreSQL DBA
17 20 (3.25%) Network Security Engineer
18 18 (2.92%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.87%) HTML
2 28 (4.55%) HTML5
2 28 (4.55%) RESTful
3 22 (3.57%) Middleware
3 22 (3.57%) Web Services
4 20 (3.25%) J2EE
5 19 (3.08%) XML
6 17 (2.76%) CSS
7 15 (2.44%) CSS3
7 15 (2.44%) SOAP
8 14 (2.27%) XSD
9 13 (2.11%) .NET
9 13 (2.11%) JSP
9 13 (2.11%) Spring
9 13 (2.11%) WSDL
10 11 (1.79%) JSON
11 10 (1.62%) Laravel
11 10 (1.62%) Node.js
12 8 (1.30%) 802.1X
12 8 (1.30%) mod_perl
Miscellaneous
1 147 (23.86%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (9.58%) Management Information System
3 53 (8.60%) Data Centre
4 40 (6.49%) Clustering
5 29 (4.71%) Computer Science
6 28 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
7 22 (3.57%) Driving Licence
7 22 (3.57%) Replication
8 19 (3.08%) User Experience
9 16 (2.60%) EPoS
10 11 (1.79%) PKI
11 10 (1.62%) Cyberthreat
11 10 (1.62%) Hedge funds
12 9 (1.46%) Fintech
13 7 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (0.97%) Handset
15 5 (0.81%) CMDB
15 5 (0.81%) Fixed Income
16 4 (0.65%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 188 (30.52%) Windows
2 142 (23.05%) Linux
3 75 (12.18%) Unix
4 59 (9.58%) Windows Server
5 41 (6.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (6.01%) Windows 10
8 31 (5.03%) Windows 7
9 27 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (4.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (1.79%) Android
12 9 (1.46%) Apple iOS
13 8 (1.30%) Mac OS X
14 7 (1.14%) SUSE
15 6 (0.97%) Solaris
16 5 (0.81%) AIX
16 5 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.49%) Debian
17 3 (0.49%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (31.82%) ITIL
2 157 (25.49%) Problem-Solving
3 114 (18.51%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (14.94%) Change Management
4 92 (14.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 75 (12.18%) Project Management
6 65 (10.55%) High Availability
7 56 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 55 (8.93%) Performance Tuning
9 54 (8.77%) Asset Management
10 53 (8.60%) Mentoring
11 51 (8.28%) Capacity Management
12 46 (7.47%) Capacity Planning
13 45 (7.31%) Patch Management
14 40 (6.49%) PRINCE2
15 39 (6.33%) Change Control
15 39 (6.33%) Information Security
15 39 (6.33%) Risk Management
16 38 (6.17%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 150 (24.35%) SQL
2 40 (6.49%) Java
2 40 (6.49%) PowerShell
3 32 (5.19%) JavaScript
4 24 (3.90%) Python
5 22 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 19 (3.08%) PL/SQL
7 14 (2.27%) PHP
7 14 (2.27%) Shell Script
8 13 (2.11%) C#
9 12 (1.95%) Perl
10 11 (1.79%) VB
11 10 (1.62%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.14%) Korn
13 4 (0.65%) Groovy
14 3 (0.49%) Ruby
14 3 (0.49%) VBA
15 2 (0.32%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.16%) C++
16 1 (0.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 93 (15.10%) Degree
2 50 (8.12%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (5.52%) CCNP
4 27 (4.38%) CISSP
5 26 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (4.06%) ITIL Certification
7 24 (3.90%) CCNA
8 13 (2.11%) CISM
8 13 (2.11%) MCSE
9 12 (1.95%) CISA
10 11 (1.79%) CCDP
10 11 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
11 9 (1.46%) AWS Certification
11 9 (1.46%) PMP
11 9 (1.46%) SANS
11 9 (1.46%) Security Cleared
11 9 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (1.30%) MCSA
12 8 (1.30%) PMI Certification
13 7 (1.14%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (12.34%) QA
2 73 (11.85%) SLA
3 23 (3.73%) Data Quality
4 17 (2.76%) PCI DSS
5 15 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (2.11%) GDPR
7 5 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.81%) HL7
7 5 (0.81%) PSD2
8 4 (0.65%) PMO
9 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.16%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 131 (21.27%) Active Directory
2 84 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (5.36%) Hyper-V
4 23 (3.73%) Firmware
5 21 (3.41%) vSphere
6 20 (3.25%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (1.46%) Docker
7 9 (1.46%) XenApp
8 7 (1.14%) BitLocker
8 7 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.97%) DFS Replication
9 6 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.65%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.49%) Cronacle
12 3 (0.49%) vCloud
12 3 (0.49%) XenServer
13 2 (0.32%) KVM
Systems Management
1 41 (6.66%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (4.38%) Data Guard
3 25 (4.06%) SCCM
4 21 (3.41%) Nagios
5 17 (2.76%) Cisco UCCX
6 15 (2.44%) Puppet
6 15 (2.44%) SCOM
7 14 (2.27%) Nessus
8 13 (2.11%) Cisco CUCM
8 13 (2.11%) Oracle RMAN
9 11 (1.79%) TrustSec
10 10 (1.62%) Ansible
11 9 (1.46%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 9 (1.46%) Red Hat Satellite
12 7 (1.14%) Failover Clustering
13 5 (0.81%) vCenter Server
14 4 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
14 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
14 4 (0.65%) Pingdom
14 4 (0.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 126 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 113 (18.34%) VMware
3 108 (17.53%) Oracle
4 98 (15.91%) Cisco
5 46 (7.47%) Red Hat
6 36 (5.84%) Citrix
7 29 (4.71%) SolarWinds
8 27 (4.38%) Avaya
9 26 (4.22%) CheckPoint
10 21 (3.41%) Juniper
10 21 (3.41%) Vermilion
11 18 (2.92%) F5
12 17 (2.76%) Nortel
12 17 (2.76%) Riverbed
13 15 (2.44%) HP
14 14 (2.27%) Alias
15 13 (2.11%) Intel
16 12 (1.95%) Forcepoint
17 10 (1.62%) Dell
18 9 (1.46%) SAP