Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
UK
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 882 597 817
Rank change year-on-year -285 +220 +20
Permanent jobs citing SNMP 169 113 260
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 1.50% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 151 82 180
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,575 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +10.53% -9.52%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,375 £72,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,801 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.40% +11.11% -4.26%

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 16,357 7,547 21,142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.88% 15.24% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 11,238 6,173 16,570
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year - +7.53% -2.11%
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £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 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for SNMP in the UK

SNMP
Top 15 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 27 October 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 -281 143 £57,500 +9.52% 42
London -242 89 £60,000 - 15
UK excluding London -214 56 £45,801 -8.40% 33
Work from Home -259 34 £65,000 +23.81% 6
South East -146 18 £46,250 -7.50% 10
Midlands -130 12 £60,000 +14.29% 2
North of England -129 9 £42,500 -15.00% 11
West Midlands -96 8 £80,000 +52.38% 2
North West -99 8 £46,250 -7.50% 6
South West -93 5 £34,000 -13.92% 4
East of England -97 5 £47,500 -17.39%
Scotland - 4 £43,750 - 3
East Midlands - 4 £57,500 -
Wales -56 3 £37,500 +36.36% 3
North East - 1 £25,000 -

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 76 (44.97%) LAN
2 74 (43.79%) WAN
2 74 (43.79%) Microsoft
3 70 (41.42%) Cisco
4 66 (39.05%) Azure
5 65 (38.46%) Firewall
6 64 (37.87%) VPN
7 63 (37.28%) TCP/IP
7 63 (37.28%) Cisco Certification
8 61 (36.09%) Linux
9 56 (33.14%) DNS
10 52 (30.77%) Python
11 51 (30.18%) DHCP
11 51 (30.18%) Social Skills
12 42 (24.85%) CCNA
13 40 (23.67%) IPsec
13 40 (23.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 36 (21.30%) Wireless
15 35 (20.71%) VMware
15 35 (20.71%) BGP
16 34 (20.12%) OSPF
16 34 (20.12%) ITIL
17 33 (19.53%) Windows
18 32 (18.93%) CCNP
18 32 (18.93%) Microsoft 365
19 30 (17.75%) Active Directory
20 28 (16.57%) IPv6
20 28 (16.57%) Ansible
21 27 (15.98%) AWS
21 27 (15.98%) MPLS

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 13 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (5.33%) Apache Spark
3 7 (4.14%) IIS
4 3 (1.78%) Apache
4 3 (1.78%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.18%) nginx
5 2 (1.18%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 66 (39.05%) Azure
2 32 (18.93%) Microsoft 365
3 27 (15.98%) AWS
4 10 (5.92%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (5.92%) AWS Direct Connect
5 9 (5.33%) GitHub
5 9 (5.33%) GitHub Actions
6 8 (4.73%) SaaS
7 6 (3.55%) IaaS
8 3 (1.78%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.59%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (44.97%) LAN
2 74 (43.79%) WAN
3 65 (38.46%) Firewall
4 64 (37.87%) VPN
5 63 (37.28%) TCP/IP
6 56 (33.14%) DNS
7 51 (30.18%) DHCP
8 40 (23.67%) IPsec
9 36 (21.30%) Wireless
10 35 (20.71%) BGP
11 34 (20.12%) OSPF
12 28 (16.57%) IPv6
13 27 (15.98%) MPLS
13 27 (15.98%) VLAN
14 26 (15.38%) SMTP
15 20 (11.83%) Network Security
16 19 (11.24%) HTTPS
16 19 (11.24%) VoIP
17 17 (10.06%) Cisco ASA
17 17 (10.06%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.51%) MySQL
3 10 (5.92%) NoSQL
4 9 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.96%) MariaDB
6 5 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.78%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.59%) GIS
9 1 (0.59%) HBase
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (5.33%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (3.55%) Burp Suite
3 6 (3.55%) Metasploit
4 3 (1.78%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.59%) JUnit
General
1 51 (30.18%) Social Skills
2 23 (13.61%) Telecoms
3 16 (9.47%) Retail
4 9 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.33%) Law
5 5 (2.96%) Presentation Skills
5 5 (2.96%) Public Sector
6 3 (1.78%) Finance
6 3 (1.78%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 2 (1.18%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.18%) Banking
7 2 (1.18%) Fire and Rescue
8 1 (0.59%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.59%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (32.54%) Network Engineer
2 31 (18.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (7.10%) Azure Engineer
4 10 (5.92%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (5.33%) Azure Software Engineer
5 9 (5.33%) Data Engineer
5 9 (5.33%) Lead Software Engineer
5 9 (5.33%) Python Engineer
5 9 (5.33%) Python Software Engineer
5 9 (5.33%) Software Engineer
6 8 (4.73%) Consultant
6 8 (4.73%) Support Engineer
6 8 (4.73%) Tester
7 7 (4.14%) Architect
7 7 (4.14%) Technical Leader
8 6 (3.55%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (3.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (3.55%) Penetration Tester
8 6 (3.55%) Team Leader
9 5 (2.96%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.92%) Kafka
1 10 (5.92%) React
2 9 (5.33%) GraphQL
2 9 (5.33%) Node.js
3 8 (4.73%) .NET
4 7 (4.14%) 802.1X
4 7 (4.14%) LDAP
5 6 (3.55%) XML
6 4 (2.37%) WCF
6 4 (2.37%) Web Services
7 3 (1.78%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (1.78%) OAuth
7 3 (1.78%) OpenID
8 2 (1.18%) COM
8 2 (1.18%) RFC 2544
9 1 (0.59%) COM+
9 1 (0.59%) Java RMI
9 1 (0.59%) LAMP
9 1 (0.59%) RESTful
9 1 (0.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.92%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.33%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.55%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (3.55%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.78%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.78%) EPoS
6 3 (1.78%) PKI
6 3 (1.78%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.78%) SCADA
6 3 (1.78%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.18%) NHS
8 1 (0.59%) Legacy Code
8 1 (0.59%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.59%) Replication
8 1 (0.59%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 61 (36.09%) Linux
2 33 (19.53%) Windows
3 22 (13.02%) CentOS
4 15 (8.88%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.14%) Unix
5 7 (4.14%) Windows 10
6 6 (3.55%) Kali Linux
7 5 (2.96%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.78%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.18%) Android
9 2 (1.18%) Debian
9 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.18%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.59%) VMS
10 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 34 (20.12%) ITIL
3 25 (14.79%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (13.02%) High Availability
5 20 (11.83%) Project Management
6 19 (11.24%) DevOps
7 17 (10.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (9.47%) Proactive Management
9 14 (8.28%) Change Management
9 14 (8.28%) Customer Requirements
9 14 (8.28%) Migration
9 14 (8.28%) Software Engineering
10 13 (7.69%) Microservices
11 12 (7.10%) Computer Science
11 12 (7.10%) Service Delivery
12 11 (6.51%) Configuration Management
12 11 (6.51%) Infrastructure Management
12 11 (6.51%) Network Monitoring
13 10 (5.92%) Machine Learning
13 10 (5.92%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (30.77%) Python
2 23 (13.61%) SQL
3 20 (11.83%) PowerShell
4 17 (10.06%) Bash Shell
5 11 (6.51%) Java
6 10 (5.92%) Perl
7 9 (5.33%) JavaScript
7 9 (5.33%) PHP
7 9 (5.33%) TypeScript
8 8 (4.73%) Ruby
9 6 (3.55%) Lua
10 4 (2.37%) C
11 3 (1.78%) VB
12 2 (1.18%) C#
12 2 (1.18%) C++
12 2 (1.18%) Go
12 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.59%) AWK
13 1 (0.59%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.59%) sed
Qualifications
1 63 (37.28%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (24.85%) CCNA
3 32 (18.93%) CCNP
4 22 (13.02%) Degree
4 22 (13.02%) Security Cleared
5 19 (11.24%) SC Cleared
6 17 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (6.51%) MCSE
8 9 (5.33%) CCENT
8 9 (5.33%) DV Cleared
9 8 (4.73%) MCSA
10 5 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (2.37%) CCIE
11 4 (2.37%) JNCIP
12 3 (1.78%) CHECK Team Member
12 3 (1.78%) CREST Certified
12 3 (1.78%) MCITP
12 3 (1.78%) MCP
12 3 (1.78%) MCTS
12 3 (1.78%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.69%) SLA
2 9 (5.33%) Data Quality
3 7 (4.14%) QA
4 1 (0.59%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 30 (17.75%) Active Directory
2 26 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.51%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.33%) Docker
5 7 (4.14%) iptables
5 7 (4.14%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (2.96%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (2.37%) KVM
7 4 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.18%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.18%) NFS
8 2 (1.18%) ProxySG
8 2 (1.18%) QEMU
9 1 (0.59%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.59%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.59%) Firmware
9 1 (0.59%) LXC
9 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.59%) Squid
9 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (16.57%) Ansible
2 16 (9.47%) Nagios
3 15 (8.88%) Icinga
3 15 (8.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (7.10%) Kubernetes
4 12 (7.10%) Nmap
4 12 (7.10%) ZABBIX
5 11 (6.51%) Puppet
6 7 (4.14%) SCOM
7 6 (3.55%) Nessus
7 6 (3.55%) OpenNMS
8 5 (2.96%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (2.96%) Grafana
8 5 (2.96%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (2.37%) FortiGate
9 4 (2.37%) SCCM
10 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (1.78%) SafeCom
10 3 (1.78%) Sysdig
10 3 (1.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 74 (43.79%) Microsoft
2 70 (41.42%) Cisco
3 35 (20.71%) VMware
4 24 (14.20%) SolarWinds
5 19 (11.24%) Juniper
6 16 (9.47%) Red Hat
7 11 (6.51%) HP
8 9 (5.33%) Adobe
8 9 (5.33%) Monetate
8 9 (5.33%) New Relic
8 9 (5.33%) Palo Alto
9 8 (4.73%) Citrix
9 8 (4.73%) Veeam
10 6 (3.55%) Meraki
10 6 (3.55%) Nokia
11 5 (2.96%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.96%) Huawei
11 5 (2.96%) Siemens
11 5 (2.96%) Sophos
11 5 (2.96%) Symantec