Period
to 28 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SNMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SNMP over the 6 months to 28 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
UK
6 months to
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 840 659 810
Rank change year-on-year -181 +151 +33
Permanent jobs citing SNMP 154 132 313
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 1.24% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 133 95 206
10th Percentile £36,266 £41,250 £32,250
25th Percentile £44,000 £46,875 £35,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -9.52%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,125 £58,750
90th Percentile £79,000 £73,500 £70,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -14.57%

SNMP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 14,587 10,658 22,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.91% 15.33% 15.59%
Number of salaries quoted 10,202 8,524 17,171
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £37,000 £36,250 £32,922
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

SNMP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SNMP in the UK

SNMP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SNMP.

Salary trend for SNMP in the UK

SNMP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SNMP over the 6 months to 28 July 2021.

Salary histogram for SNMP in the UK

SNMP
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SNMP within the UK over the 6 months to 28 July 2021. 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 -147 134 £55,000 - 39
London -120 84 £55,000 -8.33% 12
UK excluding London -132 57 £50,000 - 33
Work from Home -213 32 £60,000 +20.00% 7
North of England -57 15 £57,500 +15.00% 6
Midlands -63 13 £60,000 - 2
West Midlands -76 10 £80,000 +33.33% 2
South East -95 10 £56,250 +12.50% 14
North West -50 7 £70,000 +40.00% 5
Scotland - 7 £47,500 - 3
South West -66 6 £49,500 +25.32% 1
North East -16 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Wales -24 3 £37,500 -28.57% 3
East of England -45 3 £47,500 -17.39% 4
East Midlands - 3 £60,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £57,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 28 July 2021, IT jobs citing SNMP 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 SNMP.

1 78 (50.65%) Linux
2 72 (46.75%) VPN
3 71 (46.10%) Cisco
4 66 (42.86%) Firewall
5 62 (40.26%) LAN
6 54 (35.06%) DNS
7 53 (34.42%) TCP/IP
7 53 (34.42%) BGP
8 52 (33.77%) Cisco Certification
9 50 (32.47%) Microsoft
10 46 (29.87%) Python
10 46 (29.87%) DHCP
11 45 (29.22%) WAN
12 43 (27.92%) Azure
13 39 (25.32%) Windows
14 38 (24.68%) Ansible
15 35 (22.73%) Juniper
16 33 (21.43%) IPsec
17 32 (20.78%) OSPF
18 31 (20.13%) CCNA
19 30 (19.48%) High Availability
20 29 (18.83%) Data Centre
20 29 (18.83%) Telecoms
21 28 (18.18%) iptables
21 28 (18.18%) Social Skills
21 28 (18.18%) Bash Shell
21 28 (18.18%) ZABBIX
22 27 (17.53%) Puppet
22 27 (17.53%) ITIL
23 26 (16.88%) CCNP

SNMP
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 (13.64%) IIS
2 18 (11.69%) Tomcat
3 17 (11.04%) Apache
3 17 (11.04%) nginx
4 16 (10.39%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (7.14%) ejabberd
6 5 (3.25%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 43 (27.92%) Azure
2 23 (14.94%) AWS
3 13 (8.44%) Microsoft 365
4 11 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (7.14%) AWS Direct Connect
5 9 (5.84%) SaaS
6 5 (3.25%) GitHub
6 5 (3.25%) IaaS
6 5 (3.25%) PaaS
7 4 (2.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (2.60%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 2 (1.30%) Google Workspace
9 1 (0.65%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 72 (46.75%) VPN
2 66 (42.86%) Firewall
3 62 (40.26%) LAN
4 54 (35.06%) DNS
5 53 (34.42%) BGP
5 53 (34.42%) TCP/IP
6 46 (29.87%) DHCP
7 45 (29.22%) WAN
8 33 (21.43%) IPsec
9 32 (20.78%) OSPF
10 26 (16.88%) Internet
11 25 (16.23%) HTTP
12 24 (15.58%) MPLS
13 23 (14.94%) IPv6
14 20 (12.99%) Wireless
15 19 (12.34%) HTTPS
16 18 (11.69%) Diameter Protocol
16 18 (11.69%) VoIP
17 17 (11.04%) Network Security
18 16 (10.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.49%) MySQL
3 7 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 7 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.25%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.95%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.65%) GIS
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (6.49%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.19%) Burp Suite
2 8 (5.19%) Metasploit
3 7 (4.55%) JIRA
3 7 (4.55%) Subversion
4 5 (3.25%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.30%) Rational DOORS
General
1 29 (18.83%) Telecoms
2 28 (18.18%) Social Skills
3 17 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (10.39%) Organisational Skills
5 11 (7.14%) Games
6 7 (4.55%) Law
6 7 (4.55%) Retail
7 5 (3.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 4 (2.60%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.30%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.30%) Fire and Rescue
10 1 (0.65%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.65%) Finance
10 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (33.77%) Network Engineer
2 21 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (8.44%) Network Systems Engineer
3 13 (8.44%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (6.49%) Software Engineer
5 8 (5.19%) Azure Engineer
5 8 (5.19%) Developer
5 8 (5.19%) Penetration Tester
5 8 (5.19%) Principal Engineer
5 8 (5.19%) Support Engineer
5 8 (5.19%) Tester
6 7 (4.55%) Architect
6 7 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 7 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (3.90%) Junior
7 6 (3.90%) Linux Support Engineer
7 6 (3.90%) Server Support
7 6 (3.90%) Server Support Engineer
7 6 (3.90%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (3.90%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.79%) React
2 11 (7.14%) 802.1X
2 11 (7.14%) XMPP
3 7 (4.55%) Hibernate
3 7 (4.55%) Spring
4 6 (3.90%) .NET
5 5 (3.25%) GraphQL
5 5 (3.25%) Kafka
5 5 (3.25%) Node.js
6 4 (2.60%) LDAP
6 4 (2.60%) WCF
6 4 (2.60%) XML
7 3 (1.95%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (1.95%) Web Services
8 2 (1.30%) COM
8 2 (1.30%) REST
8 2 (1.30%) SAML
8 2 (1.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.83%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (5.19%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.90%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (3.90%) PKI
5 6 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.25%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.25%) SCADA
7 4 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.95%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.30%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.30%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.30%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 78 (50.65%) Linux
2 39 (25.32%) Windows
3 22 (14.29%) CentOS
4 17 (11.04%) Debian
5 15 (9.74%) Windows Server
6 8 (5.19%) Kali Linux
6 8 (5.19%) Unix
7 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.95%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.30%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.65%) Android
10 1 (0.65%) VMS
10 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (19.48%) High Availability
2 27 (17.53%) ITIL
3 26 (16.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 25 (16.23%) Open Source
5 23 (14.94%) Penetration Testing
6 22 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 22 (14.29%) DevOps
7 21 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (13.64%) Configuration Management
8 20 (12.99%) Architectural Design
8 20 (12.99%) Load Balancing
9 17 (11.04%) Cost Reduction
10 16 (10.39%) Customer Requirements
11 13 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (8.44%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (8.44%) Inventory Management
12 12 (7.79%) Vulnerability Management
13 11 (7.14%) Network Management
13 11 (7.14%) OWASP
13 11 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (29.87%) Python
2 28 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 24 (15.58%) PowerShell
4 23 (14.94%) SQL
5 22 (14.29%) Perl
5 22 (14.29%) PHP
6 19 (12.34%) JavaScript
7 18 (11.69%) Java
8 11 (7.14%) C
9 9 (5.84%) Ruby
10 8 (5.19%) Go
10 8 (5.19%) Lua
11 7 (4.55%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.65%) C#
Qualifications
1 52 (33.77%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (20.13%) CCNA
3 26 (16.88%) CCNP
4 22 (14.29%) Degree
5 16 (10.39%) Security Cleared
6 13 (8.44%) SC Cleared
7 12 (7.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (5.84%) MCSA
9 7 (4.55%) CCENT
9 7 (4.55%) DV Cleared
10 5 (3.25%) CHECK Team Member
10 5 (3.25%) CISSP
10 5 (3.25%) CREST Certified
10 5 (3.25%) GXPN
10 5 (3.25%) MCSE
10 5 (3.25%) OSCP
10 5 (3.25%) SANS
11 4 (2.60%) CCIE
12 3 (1.95%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.84%) QA
2 7 (4.55%) SLA
3 5 (3.25%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.65%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 28 (18.18%) iptables
2 19 (12.34%) KVM
3 17 (11.04%) QEMU
4 16 (10.39%) Active Directory
5 15 (9.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (7.14%) Kamailio
6 11 (7.14%) Postfix
7 7 (4.55%) Hyper-V
8 6 (3.90%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (3.25%) Docker
10 3 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.30%) ISA Server
11 2 (1.30%) NLBS
12 1 (0.65%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (24.68%) Ansible
2 28 (18.18%) ZABBIX
3 27 (17.53%) Puppet
4 17 (11.04%) Galera Cluster
4 17 (11.04%) HAProxy
4 17 (11.04%) Icinga
5 15 (9.74%) Nmap
6 13 (8.44%) Nagios
7 12 (7.79%) Nessus
8 11 (7.14%) Grafana
9 8 (5.19%) Kubernetes
10 6 (3.90%) OpenNMS
10 6 (3.90%) SCOM
11 4 (2.60%) FortiGate
12 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (1.95%) SCCM
12 3 (1.95%) Sysdig
12 3 (1.95%) Terraform
12 3 (1.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 71 (46.10%) Cisco
2 50 (32.47%) Microsoft
3 35 (22.73%) Juniper
4 25 (16.23%) HP
5 18 (11.69%) SonicWALL
6 17 (11.04%) GENBAND
6 17 (11.04%) Mitel
6 17 (11.04%) Percona
6 17 (11.04%) VMware
7 12 (7.79%) SolarWinds
8 11 (7.14%) Nortel
9 10 (6.49%) Fortinet
10 7 (4.55%) CheckPoint
10 7 (4.55%) Red Hat
10 7 (4.55%) Sybase
11 5 (3.25%) Adobe
11 5 (3.25%) Monetate
11 5 (3.25%) New Relic
12 4 (2.60%) Meraki
13 3 (1.95%) Nimble Storage