Period
to 22 August 2017

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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Proactive Monitoring
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 914 794 887
Rank change year-on-year -120 +93 +58
Permanent jobs citing Proactive Monitoring 273 476 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 191 438 376
UK median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,750 £25,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -3.85%

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 158356 175503 192296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.07% 88.16%
Number of salaries quoted 125505 146405 157070
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 22 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Proactive Monitoring in the UK

Proactive Monitoring
Top 14 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 22 August 2017. 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 -107 259 £42,000 -1.18% 11
UK excluding London -70 174 £39,000 +4.00% 6
London -40 93 £55,000 -4.35% 6
South East -2 52 £36,500 -2.67% 1
North of England -60 32 £41,500 +3.75% 1
Midlands +36 29 £47,000 +18.24% 3
West Midlands +28 28 £47,500 +20.25% 3
South West +14 27 £37,500 +13.64%
North West -45 27 £43,750 -12.50% 1
East of England -17 26 £42,000 +58.49%
Scotland +3 7 £32,500 -23.98% 1
Yorkshire +4 5 £41,500 +12.16%
East Midlands +20 1 £27,000 -32.50%
Wales - 1 £18,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 August 2017, IT jobs citing Proactive Monitoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Proactive Monitoring.

1 126 (46.15%) Windows
2 112 (41.03%) ITIL
3 82 (30.04%) Firewall
4 76 (27.84%) Active Directory
5 75 (27.47%) Microsoft
6 70 (25.64%) Cisco
7 66 (24.18%) VMware
8 62 (22.71%) Cisco Certification
9 61 (22.34%) Windows Server
10 55 (20.15%) TCP/IP
11 53 (19.41%) Degree
11 53 (19.41%) Analytical Skills
12 52 (19.05%) SQL
12 52 (19.05%) LAN
13 51 (18.68%) Disaster Recovery
14 50 (18.32%) Linux
15 48 (17.58%) SLA
16 45 (16.48%) CCNA
16 45 (16.48%) SAN
17 44 (16.12%) Data Centre
18 43 (15.75%) PowerShell
19 42 (15.38%) Network Security
19 42 (15.38%) Incident Management
19 42 (15.38%) Change Management
20 40 (14.65%) Capacity Planning
21 38 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
21 38 (13.92%) Service Management
21 38 (13.92%) Finance
21 38 (13.92%) DNS
22 36 (13.19%) SCOM

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 21 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.23%) IIS
3 16 (5.86%) WebSphere
4 12 (4.40%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.66%) Skype for Business
6 8 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.93%) IBM Notes
7 5 (1.83%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.47%) JBoss
9 3 (1.10%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.73%) Apache
10 2 (0.73%) Confluence
10 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.73%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.37%) CMS
11 1 (0.37%) GlassFish
Applications
1 15 (5.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.47%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 36 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (6.96%) Office 365
4 13 (4.76%) IaaS
4 13 (4.76%) SaaS
5 12 (4.40%) PaaS
6 9 (3.30%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.37%) GitHub
8 1 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 82 (30.04%) Firewall
2 55 (20.15%) TCP/IP
3 52 (19.05%) LAN
4 45 (16.48%) SAN
5 42 (15.38%) Network Security
6 38 (13.92%) DNS
7 35 (12.82%) WAN
8 31 (11.36%) DHCP
9 27 (9.89%) Wireless
10 24 (8.79%) VoIP
10 24 (8.79%) VPN
11 22 (8.06%) HTTP
12 20 (7.33%) Internet
13 19 (6.96%) Broadband
13 19 (6.96%) FTP
13 19 (6.96%) IP Telephony
13 19 (6.96%) SSL
13 19 (6.96%) VLAN
14 15 (5.49%) IPsec
14 15 (5.49%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.30%) MySQL
3 7 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.83%) Endeca
5 5 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.47%) Ingres
6 4 (1.47%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.10%) Big Data
7 3 (1.10%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.10%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.73%) OLAP
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (4.40%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.03%) JIRA
3 10 (3.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.10%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.73%) Maven
6 1 (0.37%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.37%) GoCD
6 1 (0.37%) Hudson
6 1 (0.37%) tSQLt
6 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (13.92%) Finance
2 28 (10.26%) Banking
3 24 (8.79%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.93%) Retail
5 6 (2.20%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.47%) Legal
7 3 (1.10%) Billing
8 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.73%) Games
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) Front Office
9 1 (0.37%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.37%) Marketing
9 1 (0.37%) Publishing
9 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 73 (26.74%) Analyst
2 44 (16.12%) Network Engineer
3 31 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (8.79%) Support Analyst
4 24 (8.79%) Support Engineer
5 20 (7.33%) Windows Engineer
6 17 (6.23%) Exchange Engineer
7 16 (5.86%) Server Engineer
7 16 (5.86%) Windows Server Engineer
8 14 (5.13%) Administrator
9 13 (4.76%) Active Directory Engineer
9 13 (4.76%) SOC Analyst
10 12 (4.40%) Messaging Engineer
10 12 (4.40%) Service Analyst
11 11 (4.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 11 (4.03%) DBA
11 11 (4.03%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (4.03%) Service Desk Analyst
12 10 (3.66%) Infrastructure Support
12 10 (3.66%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.13%) .NET
2 11 (4.03%) XML
3 9 (3.30%) JDBC
4 6 (2.20%) WSH
5 5 (1.83%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (1.83%) J2EE
6 4 (1.47%) 802.1X
7 3 (1.10%) Middleware
8 2 (0.73%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.37%) CSS
9 1 (0.37%) Flash
9 1 (0.37%) HTML
9 1 (0.37%) jQuery
9 1 (0.37%) JSON
9 1 (0.37%) MAPI
9 1 (0.37%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.37%) REST
9 1 (0.37%) SOAP
9 1 (0.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 53 (19.41%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (16.12%) Data Centre
3 28 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 22 (8.06%) Clustering
5 16 (5.86%) Public Cloud
6 13 (4.76%) CESG
7 12 (4.40%) Security Operations Centre
8 10 (3.66%) Computer Science
9 9 (3.30%) iSeries
9 9 (3.30%) PMI
9 9 (3.30%) SCADA
10 8 (2.93%) Driving Licence
11 7 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (2.56%) Wiki
12 6 (2.20%) Replication
13 5 (1.83%) Cloud Native
14 4 (1.47%) Hedge funds
14 4 (1.47%) PKI
14 4 (1.47%) Private Cloud
14 4 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 126 (46.15%) Windows
2 61 (22.34%) Windows Server
3 50 (18.32%) Linux
4 33 (12.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (11.36%) Unix
6 26 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (3.66%) Solaris
8 9 (3.30%) Windows 7
8 9 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (2.93%) Windows 10
10 7 (2.56%) CentOS
11 6 (2.20%) Ubuntu
12 5 (1.83%) AIX
12 5 (1.83%) FreeBSD
13 4 (1.47%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.10%) Android
15 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.73%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.73%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (41.03%) ITIL
2 51 (18.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 42 (15.38%) Change Management
3 42 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 40 (14.65%) Capacity Planning
5 38 (13.92%) Service Management
6 28 (10.26%) Project Management
7 25 (9.16%) Infrastructure Management
8 24 (8.79%) Load Balancing
9 22 (8.06%) Business Continuity
9 22 (8.06%) SIEM
9 22 (8.06%) Statistics
10 19 (6.96%) Information Security
10 19 (6.96%) Security Operations
11 18 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (6.59%) Mentoring
11 18 (6.59%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (6.23%) DevOps
12 17 (6.23%) Network Design
12 17 (6.23%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 52 (19.05%) SQL
2 43 (15.75%) PowerShell
3 28 (10.26%) Java
4 18 (6.59%) Python
5 14 (5.13%) Bash Shell
6 12 (4.40%) Shell Script
7 9 (3.30%) C#
7 9 (3.30%) Jython
8 8 (2.93%) Perl
8 8 (2.93%) VBScript
9 6 (2.20%) RPG
9 6 (2.20%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.83%) Ruby
11 3 (1.10%) C
12 1 (0.37%) Go
12 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 62 (22.71%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (19.41%) Degree
3 45 (16.48%) CCNA
4 35 (12.82%) Security Cleared
5 33 (12.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (9.89%) CCNP
7 25 (9.16%) MCSE
8 24 (8.79%) SC Cleared
9 20 (7.33%) DV Cleared
9 20 (7.33%) MCSA
10 17 (6.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 14 (5.13%) CISSP
12 13 (4.76%) CISMP
12 13 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
13 10 (3.66%) CEH
13 10 (3.66%) MCP
14 9 (3.30%) GIAC
14 9 (3.30%) PMI Certification
14 9 (3.30%) PMP
15 7 (2.56%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (17.58%) SLA
2 11 (4.03%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.47%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.10%) QA
5 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.73%) PMO
6 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 76 (27.84%) Active Directory
2 38 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (11.36%) Hyper-V
4 23 (8.42%) XenApp
5 11 (4.03%) vSphere
6 10 (3.66%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (3.30%) Snort
8 8 (2.93%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (2.56%) KVM
9 7 (2.56%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.83%) NFS
11 4 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.10%) Docker
13 2 (0.73%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.73%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.37%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 36 (13.19%) SCOM
2 30 (10.99%) Nagios
3 27 (9.89%) SCCM
4 19 (6.96%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (6.96%) Puppet
5 16 (5.86%) EdgeSight
6 15 (5.49%) Cisco CUCM
7 14 (5.13%) Ansible
8 12 (4.40%) Cisco CME
9 9 (3.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 9 (3.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 8 (2.93%) Microsoft Clustering
10 8 (2.93%) SCVMM
11 6 (2.20%) IBM BigFix
11 6 (2.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 5 (1.83%) Grafana
12 5 (1.83%) Red Hat Satellite
13 4 (1.47%) OpenView
13 4 (1.47%) SCOrch
14 3 (1.10%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 75 (27.47%) Microsoft
2 70 (25.64%) Cisco
3 66 (24.18%) VMware
4 26 (9.52%) SolarWinds
5 25 (9.16%) Juniper
6 21 (7.69%) Avaya
7 20 (7.33%) Red Hat
8 19 (6.96%) HP
9 18 (6.59%) Citrix
10 17 (6.23%) Oracle
11 14 (5.13%) ArcSight
12 10 (3.66%) CheckPoint
12 10 (3.66%) IBM
13 8 (2.93%) Dell
13 8 (2.93%) Lotus
13 8 (2.93%) NetApp
13 8 (2.93%) Nortel
13 8 (2.93%) Palo Alto
14 7 (2.56%) Apple
14 7 (2.56%) Splunk