Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Proactive Monitoring
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 890 828 904
Rank change year-on-year -62 +76 -56
Permanent jobs citing Proactive Monitoring 292 416 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.25% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 217 380 379
UK median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,700 £23,600
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,100
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.67% -11.76% +14.86%

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 157899 169213 193846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.95% 89.23% 88.62%
Number of salaries quoted 124329 140773 159410
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +6.25%

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 October 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 23 October 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 -36 279 £42,000 -1.18% 12
UK excluding London -48 177 £38,500 +2.67% 9
London -21 110 £54,000 +8.00% 3
South East +3 57 £31,500 -16.00% 4
North of England -25 39 £50,000 +25.00% 2
North West -5 34 £50,000 +5.26%
Midlands +10 30 £41,250 +3.13% 2
West Midlands -2 28 £44,500 +11.25% 2
East of England +6 24 £42,000 -35.38% 1
South West +19 18 £35,047 +6.20%
Scotland -13 8 £32,500 -18.75%
Yorkshire +7 5 £41,500 +18.57% 2
East Midlands +27 2 £22,000 -51.11%
Wales - 1 £38,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 155 (53.08%) Windows
2 114 (39.04%) ITIL
3 99 (33.90%) Active Directory
4 82 (28.08%) Microsoft
5 78 (26.71%) Firewall
6 77 (26.37%) Windows Server
7 66 (22.60%) Data Centre
7 66 (22.60%) Disaster Recovery
7 66 (22.60%) VMware
7 66 (22.60%) SQL
8 65 (22.26%) Cisco
9 60 (20.55%) Cisco Certification
9 60 (20.55%) SAN
10 59 (20.21%) PowerShell
11 56 (19.18%) SCOM
11 56 (19.18%) TCP/IP
12 52 (17.81%) Linux
13 50 (17.12%) Finance
14 48 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
15 47 (16.10%) LAN
16 46 (15.75%) CCNA
17 45 (15.41%) Degree
17 45 (15.41%) XenApp
18 42 (14.38%) VMware Infrastructure
18 42 (14.38%) DNS
19 41 (14.04%) Service Management
20 40 (13.70%) Nagios
21 38 (13.01%) Infrastructure Management
22 37 (12.67%) SLA
22 37 (12.67%) DHCP

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 30 (10.27%) IIS
2 17 (5.82%) MS Exchange
3 14 (4.79%) Skype for Business
3 14 (4.79%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.05%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.71%) Apache
6 5 (1.71%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.37%) Confluence
7 4 (1.37%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.37%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.03%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (4.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.03%) Endur
2 3 (1.03%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.64%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (8.90%) Office 365
4 19 (6.51%) IaaS
4 19 (6.51%) PaaS
5 9 (3.08%) Amazon S3
6 7 (2.40%) SaaS
7 2 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.68%) GitHub
8 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 78 (26.71%) Firewall
2 60 (20.55%) SAN
3 56 (19.18%) TCP/IP
4 47 (16.10%) LAN
5 42 (14.38%) DNS
6 37 (12.67%) DHCP
7 34 (11.64%) Network Security
7 34 (11.64%) WAN
8 30 (10.27%) VPN
9 26 (8.90%) FTP
9 26 (8.90%) SSL
9 26 (8.90%) VoIP
10 24 (8.22%) Wireless
11 21 (7.19%) HTTP
12 19 (6.51%) VLAN
13 18 (6.16%) Internet
13 18 (6.16%) IPsec
14 17 (5.82%) IP Telephony
15 15 (5.14%) Cisco IOS
16 13 (4.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.08%) OLAP
3 7 (2.40%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.05%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (1.71%) Endeca
5 5 (1.71%) MySQL
6 4 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.37%) Ingres
6 4 (1.37%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.68%) Big Data
8 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (5.14%) JIRA
2 12 (4.11%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.03%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.03%) VersionOne
5 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.68%) MSI
6 1 (0.34%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.34%) GoCD
6 1 (0.34%) Hudson
6 1 (0.34%) Maven
6 1 (0.34%) Selenium
6 1 (0.34%) tSQLt
6 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (17.12%) Finance
2 35 (11.99%) Banking
3 17 (5.82%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.45%) Retail
5 12 (4.11%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.40%) Marketing
7 5 (1.71%) Italian Language
8 4 (1.37%) French Language
8 4 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.03%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.03%) Legal
10 2 (0.68%) Billing
11 1 (0.34%) Advertising
11 1 (0.34%) Back Office
11 1 (0.34%) Electronics
11 1 (0.34%) Games
11 1 (0.34%) Military
11 1 (0.34%) Publishing
11 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 92 (31.51%) Analyst
2 37 (12.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 35 (11.99%) Network Engineer
4 34 (11.64%) Support Analyst
5 23 (7.88%) Windows Engineer
6 21 (7.19%) Support Engineer
7 17 (5.82%) Active Directory Engineer
8 16 (5.48%) Exchange Engineer
8 16 (5.48%) Server Engineer
9 15 (5.14%) Administrator
9 15 (5.14%) Operations Analyst
10 14 (4.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 14 (4.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 14 (4.79%) Messaging Engineer
10 14 (4.79%) Operational Support Analyst
10 14 (4.79%) Operations Support Analyst
10 14 (4.79%) Windows Server Engineer
11 13 (4.45%) Service Analyst
12 12 (4.11%) Service Desk Analyst
13 11 (3.77%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.85%) .NET
2 10 (3.42%) XML
3 9 (3.08%) 802.1X
3 9 (3.08%) JDBC
4 6 (2.05%) WSH
5 5 (1.71%) J2EE
6 4 (1.37%) Middleware
7 3 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.68%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.34%) CSS
9 1 (0.34%) HTML
9 1 (0.34%) jQuery
9 1 (0.34%) REST
9 1 (0.34%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 66 (22.60%) Data Centre
2 48 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (8.90%) Management Information System
4 17 (5.82%) Clustering
5 15 (5.14%) Public Cloud
6 12 (4.11%) CESG
6 12 (4.11%) Computer Science
6 12 (4.11%) iSeries
7 9 (3.08%) PMI
7 9 (3.08%) Private Cloud
7 9 (3.08%) Wiki
8 8 (2.74%) Cyber Attack
9 7 (2.40%) Blackberry
9 7 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (2.05%) Hedge funds
10 6 (2.05%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (1.71%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.71%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.71%) Replication
11 5 (1.71%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 155 (53.08%) Windows
2 77 (26.37%) Windows Server
3 52 (17.81%) Linux
4 35 (11.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (9.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (8.56%) Unix
7 13 (4.45%) Windows 7
8 10 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (3.42%) Windows 10
9 9 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.05%) CentOS
11 5 (1.71%) Solaris
12 2 (0.68%) Android
12 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.68%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.34%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.34%) HPUX
13 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (39.04%) ITIL
2 66 (22.60%) Disaster Recovery
3 41 (14.04%) Service Management
4 38 (13.01%) Infrastructure Management
5 36 (12.33%) Business Continuity
6 35 (11.99%) Capacity Planning
7 31 (10.62%) Project Management
8 29 (9.93%) Change Management
9 28 (9.59%) Load Balancing
9 28 (9.59%) Statistics
10 26 (8.90%) Incident Management
10 26 (8.90%) Network Design
11 22 (7.53%) Information Security
11 22 (7.53%) Service Delivery
12 19 (6.51%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (6.51%) Performance Tuning
12 19 (6.51%) Runbook
13 18 (6.16%) ITSM
14 17 (5.82%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (5.82%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 66 (22.60%) SQL
2 59 (20.21%) PowerShell
3 36 (12.33%) Java
4 23 (7.88%) C#
5 15 (5.14%) Shell Script
6 14 (4.79%) Bash Shell
6 14 (4.79%) Python
6 14 (4.79%) RPG
7 9 (3.08%) Jython
8 7 (2.40%) VBScript
9 5 (1.71%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.37%) Perl
11 3 (1.03%) Ruby
12 2 (0.68%) C
13 1 (0.34%) Go
13 1 (0.34%) Groovy
13 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 60 (20.55%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (15.75%) CCNA
3 45 (15.41%) Degree
4 36 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (8.90%) Security Cleared
6 25 (8.56%) MCSE
7 24 (8.22%) CCNP
7 24 (8.22%) SC Cleared
8 21 (7.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 21 (7.19%) MCSA
9 15 (5.14%) CISSP
10 14 (4.79%) DV Cleared
11 12 (4.11%) CISMP
11 12 (4.11%) Computer Science Degree
11 12 (4.11%) MCP
12 9 (3.08%) PMI Certification
12 9 (3.08%) PMP
13 6 (2.05%) CCIE
14 5 (1.71%) CEH
14 5 (1.71%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (12.67%) SLA
2 10 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.08%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.68%) QA
6 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 99 (33.90%) Active Directory
2 45 (15.41%) XenApp
3 42 (14.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (8.56%) Hyper-V
5 16 (5.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 16 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (5.14%) XenDesktop
7 14 (4.79%) vSphere
8 7 (2.40%) DFS Replication
8 7 (2.40%) Snort
8 7 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (1.71%) Xen
10 4 (1.37%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.68%) Docker
11 2 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.34%) KVM
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 56 (19.18%) SCOM
2 40 (13.70%) Nagios
3 32 (10.96%) EdgeSight
3 32 (10.96%) SCCM
4 15 (5.14%) Cisco CUCM
5 14 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (4.11%) Puppet
7 11 (3.77%) Ansible
7 11 (3.77%) Cisco CME
7 11 (3.77%) SCOrch
8 7 (2.40%) XenMobile
9 6 (2.05%) SCVMM
9 6 (2.05%) vCenter Server
10 5 (1.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 5 (1.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 4 (1.37%) Cisco UCCE
11 4 (1.37%) IBM BigFix
12 3 (1.03%) OpenView
12 3 (1.03%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 82 (28.08%) Microsoft
2 66 (22.60%) VMware
3 65 (22.26%) Cisco
4 36 (12.33%) SolarWinds
5 34 (11.64%) Citrix
6 27 (9.25%) Avaya
7 26 (8.90%) HP
8 23 (7.88%) Juniper
9 21 (7.19%) Oracle
10 18 (6.16%) NetApp
11 17 (5.82%) Red Hat
12 16 (5.48%) Apple
13 14 (4.79%) Dynatrace
14 12 (4.11%) ArcSight
15 10 (3.42%) IBM
16 9 (3.08%) Dell
17 8 (2.74%) AppSense
18 7 (2.40%) CheckPoint
18 7 (2.40%) Palo Alto
18 7 (2.40%) Veeam