Proactive Monitoring
UK

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 2 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 530 707 663
Rank change year-on-year +177 -44 -80
Permanent jobs citing Proactive Monitoring 337 332 555
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.30% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.31% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 286 257 406
10th Percentile £27,250 £27,494 £29,163
25th Percentile £37,101 £36,250 £38,785
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00% -13.04%
75th Percentile £61,313 £58,750 £64,688
90th Percentile £92,500 £75,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,024
% change year-on-year - -3.46% +3.58%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 71,817 107,039 135,025
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 88.23% 95.57% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 53,056 64,206 82,276
10th Percentile £29,440 £34,514 £33,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,750 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +5.77% +9.47%

Proactive Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Proactive Monitoring in the UK

Proactive Monitoring
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Proactive Monitoring in the UK

Proactive Monitoring
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Proactive Monitoring over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

Salary histogram for Proactive Monitoring in the UK

Proactive 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 Proactive Monitoring within the UK over the 6 months to 2 March 2024. 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
Jobs
England +163 307 £49,329 +16.07% 120
UK excluding London +91 254 £42,500 - 80
Work from Home +107 105 £52,500 +2.94% 41
North of England +106 95 £43,500 +6.54% 21
London +195 78 £85,000 +47.83% 44
South East +39 62 £49,329 +16.07% 23
North West +87 61 £43,500 +8.75% 15
Midlands +63 38 £42,500 -22.73% 16
Yorkshire +95 32 £37,500 -26.47% 6
West Midlands +74 26 £42,500 +7.21% 12
South West +23 19 £30,000 +20.00% 8
Wales +20 15 £41,067 +64.27%
East of England +41 14 £57,500 - 7
East Midlands +12 12 £47,500 -13.64% 4
Scotland -17 11 £50,000 - 8
North East -6 2 £25,149 -37.13%

Proactive Monitoring
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 52 (15.43%) Microsoft Exchange
2 16 (4.75%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.08%) IIS
4 4 (1.19%) Apache
5 3 (0.89%) JBoss
5 3 (0.89%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.89%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.89%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.89%) WildFly
6 1 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (6.53%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.37%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.30%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (1.48%) Fidessa
1 5 (1.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.89%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) NEC Housing
3 1 (0.30%) Salesforce CRM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.30%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 142 (42.14%) Azure
2 71 (21.07%) Microsoft 365
3 64 (18.99%) AWS
4 17 (5.04%) OCI
5 13 (3.86%) SaaS
6 11 (3.26%) Entra ID
6 11 (3.26%) PaaS
7 9 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (2.08%) IaaS
8 7 (2.08%) Power Platform
8 7 (2.08%) Slack
9 6 (1.78%) GCP
10 5 (1.48%) DigitalOcean
10 5 (1.48%) Power Automate
11 4 (1.19%) GitHub
11 4 (1.19%) Google Workspace
12 3 (0.89%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 3 (0.89%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 3 (0.89%) Azure Monitor
12 3 (0.89%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 84 (24.93%) Firewall
2 65 (19.29%) DNS
3 62 (18.40%) DHCP
4 50 (14.84%) SAN
5 29 (8.61%) WAN
6 23 (6.82%) TCP/IP
6 23 (6.82%) VoIP
7 19 (5.64%) SD-WAN
8 18 (5.34%) Network Security
9 17 (5.04%) MPLS
9 17 (5.04%) VPN
9 17 (5.04%) Wireless
10 16 (4.75%) LAN
11 14 (4.15%) VLAN
12 13 (3.86%) Internet
12 13 (3.86%) NAS
12 13 (3.86%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (2.97%) BGP
14 7 (2.08%) Cisco ISE
14 7 (2.08%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (15.13%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.64%) MySQL
3 11 (3.26%) Azure SQL Database
4 9 (2.67%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.37%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.08%) Power BI
7 6 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.78%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.89%) Ingres
10 2 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.59%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.30%) DTS
11 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (4.45%) JIRA
2 4 (1.19%) Git
2 4 (1.19%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.89%) Cypress.io
3 3 (0.89%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.59%) Subversion
5 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.30%) MSI
5 1 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 132 (39.17%) Social Skills
2 64 (18.99%) Finance
3 50 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (6.82%) Manufacturing
5 21 (6.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 17 (5.04%) Public Sector
7 14 (4.15%) Telecoms
8 12 (3.56%) Organisational Skills
9 11 (3.26%) Retail
10 10 (2.97%) Banking
10 10 (2.97%) Law
11 8 (2.37%) Legal
12 5 (1.48%) Back Office
12 5 (1.48%) Games
13 4 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.59%) Documentation Skills
14 2 (0.59%) Fire and Rescue
14 2 (0.59%) Local Government
15 1 (0.30%) Police
15 1 (0.30%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 84 (24.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 44 (13.06%) Analyst
3 39 (11.57%) Support Engineer
4 34 (10.09%) Senior
5 33 (9.79%) IT Engineer
6 28 (8.31%) Network Engineer
7 23 (6.82%) Administrator
7 23 (6.82%) IT Support
8 21 (6.23%) Cloud Engineer
9 20 (5.93%) DBA
10 19 (5.64%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 19 (5.64%) Lead
11 18 (5.34%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
12 17 (5.04%) 3rd Line Support
13 16 (4.75%) Applications Support
13 16 (4.75%) Service Analyst
14 15 (4.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 15 (4.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 15 (4.45%) IT Support Engineer
15 14 (4.15%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.78%) XML
2 5 (1.48%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (1.48%) Middleware
3 4 (1.19%) CSS
3 4 (1.19%) EDI
3 4 (1.19%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (1.19%) HTML
3 4 (1.19%) LAMP
3 4 (1.19%) React
4 3 (0.89%) AngularJS
4 3 (0.89%) JDBC
4 3 (0.89%) Jest
4 3 (0.89%) JSON
4 3 (0.89%) REST
4 3 (0.89%) Svelte
4 3 (0.89%) Swagger
4 3 (0.89%) Tailwind CSS
4 3 (0.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (0.89%) Vue
4 3 (0.89%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.87%) Data Centre
2 35 (10.39%) Management Information System
3 21 (6.23%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (3.86%) Clustering
4 13 (3.86%) Replication
5 12 (3.56%) Onboarding
6 8 (2.37%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.37%) Security Operations Centre
7 7 (2.08%) CMDB
8 6 (1.78%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.78%) Legacy Systems
8 6 (1.78%) Life Science
8 6 (1.78%) PMI
8 6 (1.78%) Renewable Energy
9 5 (1.48%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.48%) Eurex
9 5 (1.48%) Security Posture
10 4 (1.19%) IoT
11 3 (0.89%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 3 (0.89%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 125 (37.09%) Windows
2 81 (24.04%) Windows Server
3 80 (23.74%) Linux
4 29 (8.61%) Windows Server 2016
5 28 (8.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (7.42%) Windows Server 2019
7 24 (7.12%) Windows 10
8 19 (5.64%) Unix
9 17 (5.04%) Windows XP
10 13 (3.86%) Mac OS
11 9 (2.67%) CentOS
12 6 (1.78%) Solaris
13 4 (1.19%) Debian
13 4 (1.19%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.19%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.89%) VMS
15 2 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (33.23%) Problem-Solving
2 99 (29.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 93 (27.60%) ITIL
4 71 (21.07%) Disaster Recovery
5 66 (19.58%) Continuous Improvement
6 48 (14.24%) Incident Management
7 39 (11.57%) Project Management
7 39 (11.57%) Server Management
8 30 (8.90%) Customer Service
8 30 (8.90%) Performance Tuning
9 29 (8.61%) Change Management
10 28 (8.31%) Cybersecurity
11 26 (7.72%) Service Delivery
12 23 (6.82%) ITSM
12 23 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
13 22 (6.53%) Mentoring
13 22 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (6.23%) Capacity Planning
14 21 (6.23%) Computer Science
14 21 (6.23%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (17.21%) PowerShell
2 54 (16.02%) SQL
3 26 (7.72%) Python
4 19 (5.64%) Bash
5 14 (4.15%) JavaScript
6 13 (3.86%) T-SQL
7 11 (3.26%) Perl
8 7 (2.08%) Ruby
9 6 (1.78%) C#
9 6 (1.78%) PHP
10 4 (1.19%) Java
10 4 (1.19%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.89%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.59%) C++
12 2 (0.59%) Scala
13 1 (0.30%) ABAP
13 1 (0.30%) Go
Qualifications
1 58 (17.21%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (16.62%) Degree
3 54 (16.02%) CCNA
4 35 (10.39%) CCNP
4 35 (10.39%) Security Cleared
5 31 (9.20%) SC Cleared
6 29 (8.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (5.64%) DV Cleared
8 18 (5.34%) MCSE
9 17 (5.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 14 (4.15%) Computer Science Degree
11 9 (2.67%) DBS Check
11 9 (2.67%) MCSA
12 8 (2.37%) CISSP
13 7 (2.08%) CISM
14 6 (1.78%) Network+ Certification
14 6 (1.78%) PMI Certification
15 5 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
15 5 (1.48%) JNCIA
16 4 (1.19%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (13.65%) SLA
2 15 (4.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.97%) GDPR
4 8 (2.37%) NIST
5 7 (2.08%) QA
6 5 (1.48%) COBIT
7 4 (1.19%) Accessibility
7 4 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (1.19%) GRC
7 4 (1.19%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.89%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.89%) PMO
9 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.30%) GxP
10 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.30%) SOC 2
System Software
1 109 (32.34%) Active Directory
2 72 (21.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (20.18%) Hyper-V
4 21 (6.23%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (4.15%) Docker
6 10 (2.97%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.89%) Firmware
8 3 (0.89%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.59%) vSphere
10 1 (0.30%) Ceph
10 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.30%) NFS
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.30%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 24 (7.12%) EMC NetWorker
2 22 (6.53%) SCCM
2 22 (6.53%) SCOM
3 19 (5.64%) Ansible
3 19 (5.64%) Microsoft Intune
3 19 (5.64%) WSUS
4 18 (5.34%) vCenter Server
5 17 (5.04%) NetBackup
6 15 (4.45%) Kubernetes
7 13 (3.86%) Terraform
8 8 (2.37%) Puppet
9 4 (1.19%) Grafana
9 4 (1.19%) Proxmox
9 4 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.89%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.59%) CSIRT
11 2 (0.59%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.59%) Nessus
11 2 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 157 (46.59%) Microsoft
2 86 (25.52%) VMware
3 49 (14.54%) Cisco
4 38 (11.28%) Oracle
5 28 (8.31%) Citrix
5 28 (8.31%) Palo Alto
6 26 (7.72%) Dell
6 26 (7.72%) Veeam
7 25 (7.42%) HP
8 21 (6.23%) EMC
9 20 (5.93%) Juniper
10 18 (5.34%) Symantec
11 17 (5.04%) 3PAR
11 17 (5.04%) Extreme Networks
12 13 (3.86%) Red Hat
13 9 (2.67%) Google
14 8 (2.37%) Meraki
15 7 (2.08%) Remedy
16 6 (1.78%) Aruba
16 6 (1.78%) Bloomberg