Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
UK
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 817 837 739
Rank change year-on-year +20 -98 +134
Permanent jobs citing SNMP 321 384 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% 1.39% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 239 284 384
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -2.17% +2.22%
10th Percentile £33,500 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,125 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 23,755 27,625 31,417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.95% 15.48% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 18,660 22,361 25,671
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

SNMP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SNMP in the UK

SNMP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SNMP.

Salary trend for SNMP in the UK

SNMP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SNMP over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SNMP in the UK

SNMP
Top 14 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 9 December 2018. 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 -4 306 £55,000 +22.22% 52
UK excluding London -39 183 £45,000 - 49
London +73 132 £62,500 +13.64% 10
South East -29 62 £50,000 +8.11% 7
East of England +63 49 £55,000 -4.35% 15
Midlands 0 30 £67,500 +42.11% 5
West Midlands +13 22 £70,000 +47.37% 4
North of England -20 19 £37,500 -6.25% 4
South West +16 17 £45,000 - 11
North West -11 12 £32,500 -27.78% 2
East Midlands +26 8 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire +17 7 £42,500 +4.29% 2
Scotland +8 6 £42,500 -1.16%
Wales +2 4 £37,250 +2.05% 7

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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.

1 179 (55.76%) Firewall
2 146 (45.48%) Cisco
3 125 (38.94%) TCP/IP
3 125 (38.94%) Windows
3 125 (38.94%) Linux
4 122 (38.01%) Microsoft
5 119 (37.07%) Cisco Certification
6 110 (34.27%) Degree
7 94 (29.28%) Active Directory
8 93 (28.97%) DNS
9 88 (27.41%) DHCP
10 87 (27.10%) CCNP
11 85 (26.48%) VMware
12 76 (23.68%) Data Centre
13 75 (23.36%) Python
14 74 (23.05%) OSPF
15 72 (22.43%) BGP
16 70 (21.81%) MPLS
17 69 (21.50%) VPN
17 69 (21.50%) Cisco ASA
17 69 (21.50%) Problem-Solving
18 67 (20.87%) WAN
19 64 (19.94%) LAN
20 62 (19.31%) ITIL
21 58 (18.07%) Windows Server
22 57 (17.76%) IPsec
23 56 (17.45%) F5
24 55 (17.13%) Network Security
24 55 (17.13%) Agile Software Development
25 53 (16.51%) Finance

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 30 (9.35%) IIS
2 16 (4.98%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.74%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.80%) nginx
5 8 (2.49%) Apache
5 8 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (1.56%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.31%) CMS
8 1 (0.31%) JBoss
8 1 (0.31%) Smallworld
Applications
1 13 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.12%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Elite 3E
1 2 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 2 (0.62%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.31%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.28%) Office 365
2 32 (9.97%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (9.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (6.23%) GitHub
5 18 (5.61%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (3.12%) G Suite
7 8 (2.49%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.87%) IaaS
8 6 (1.87%) SaaS
8 6 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.56%) Amazon S3
10 4 (1.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 4 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.25%) CloudFront
10 4 (1.25%) Route 53
10 4 (1.25%) Serverless
11 2 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 179 (55.76%) Firewall
2 125 (38.94%) TCP/IP
3 93 (28.97%) DNS
4 88 (27.41%) DHCP
5 74 (23.05%) OSPF
6 72 (22.43%) BGP
7 70 (21.81%) MPLS
8 69 (21.50%) Cisco ASA
8 69 (21.50%) VPN
9 67 (20.87%) WAN
10 64 (19.94%) LAN
11 57 (17.76%) IPsec
12 55 (17.13%) Network Security
13 50 (15.58%) VLAN
14 45 (14.02%) Ethernet
15 36 (11.21%) VoIP
16 32 (9.97%) HTTP
17 31 (9.66%) Internet
18 29 (9.03%) SSH
18 29 (9.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.74%) Big Data
3 8 (2.49%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.25%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.25%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.25%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.93%) Data Lake
7 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.62%) MySQL
8 2 (0.62%) Power BI
8 2 (0.62%) Redis
8 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.31%) GIS
9 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 37 (11.53%) JIRA
2 20 (6.23%) Jenkins
3 17 (5.30%) Redmine
4 13 (4.05%) Subversion
5 7 (2.18%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.87%) GDB
6 6 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.87%) Valgrind
6 6 (1.87%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.25%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.25%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.62%) Hudson
General
1 53 (16.51%) Finance
2 31 (9.66%) Telecoms
3 30 (9.35%) Banking
4 25 (7.79%) Retail
5 20 (6.23%) Advertising
6 16 (4.98%) Games
7 14 (4.36%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.25%) Electronics
8 4 (1.25%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.25%) Legal
8 4 (1.25%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.62%) Law
9 2 (0.62%) Publishing
10 1 (0.31%) Cantonese Language
10 1 (0.31%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 98 (30.53%) Network Engineer
2 41 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 38 (11.84%) Security Engineer
4 29 (9.03%) Senior Network Engineer
5 24 (7.48%) Linux Engineer
6 21 (6.54%) Architect
7 20 (6.23%) Platform Engineer
8 17 (5.30%) Analyst
8 17 (5.30%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (4.98%) Windows Engineer
9 16 (4.98%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (4.36%) Presales Engineer
11 13 (4.05%) Network Security Engineer
11 13 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
12 11 (3.43%) 3rd Line Support
12 11 (3.43%) Administrator
12 11 (3.43%) Cisco Engineer
12 11 (3.43%) Support Engineer
13 10 (3.12%) Consultant
14 9 (2.80%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (12.77%) 802.1X
2 16 (4.98%) HTML
3 14 (4.36%) LDAP
4 13 (4.05%) Elastic Stack
4 13 (4.05%) Node.js
5 12 (3.74%) CSS
6 11 (3.43%) XML
7 6 (1.87%) .NET
7 6 (1.87%) FreeSWITCH
8 5 (1.56%) Web Services
9 4 (1.25%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.25%) J2EE
9 4 (1.25%) Spring
10 3 (0.93%) LAMP
11 2 (0.62%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.62%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.62%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.62%) POSIX
11 2 (0.62%) React
11 2 (0.62%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 76 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 51 (15.89%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (14.02%) Self-Motivation
4 34 (10.59%) Management Information System
5 21 (6.54%) Security Operations Centre
6 15 (4.67%) CMDB
7 11 (3.43%) Cyberthreat
7 11 (3.43%) PKI
8 9 (2.80%) CPLD
8 9 (2.80%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 9 (2.80%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (2.80%) Verilog
8 9 (2.80%) VHDL
9 8 (2.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 8 (2.49%) e-Health
10 5 (1.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 5 (1.56%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 125 (38.94%) Linux
1 125 (38.94%) Windows
2 58 (18.07%) Windows Server
3 50 (15.58%) Unix
4 24 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (6.85%) CentOS
5 22 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (6.54%) Mac OS X
7 17 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (3.74%) Debian
8 12 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (3.43%) Ubuntu
10 8 (2.49%) Windows 10
11 6 (1.87%) Windows 7
12 5 (1.56%) Kali Linux
13 3 (0.93%) SUSE
14 2 (0.62%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.62%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.62%) openSUSE
15 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (21.50%) Problem-Solving
2 62 (19.31%) ITIL
3 55 (17.13%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (15.58%) Network Management
5 49 (15.26%) Computer Science
6 44 (13.71%) Service Delivery
7 43 (13.40%) Information Security
8 41 (12.77%) SIEM
9 39 (12.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 38 (11.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 38 (11.84%) Cybersecurity
10 38 (11.84%) DevOps
11 35 (10.90%) Due Diligence
12 34 (10.59%) High Availability
13 33 (10.28%) Mentoring
13 33 (10.28%) Time Management
14 32 (9.97%) Network Monitoring
15 31 (9.66%) Disaster Recovery
15 31 (9.66%) Load Balancing
16 29 (9.03%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 75 (23.36%) Python
2 47 (14.64%) Bash Shell
3 39 (12.15%) C
4 38 (11.84%) SQL
5 35 (10.90%) Java
6 28 (8.72%) PowerShell
7 24 (7.48%) JavaScript
8 23 (7.17%) Perl
9 16 (4.98%) Korn
10 15 (4.67%) C#
11 12 (3.74%) C++
12 10 (3.12%) Ruby
13 9 (2.80%) Embedded C
13 9 (2.80%) Shell Script
14 7 (2.18%) PHP
15 6 (1.87%) VB
15 6 (1.87%) VBScript
16 2 (0.62%) Java 8
17 1 (0.31%) Go
17 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 119 (37.07%) Cisco Certification
2 110 (34.27%) Degree
3 87 (27.10%) CCNP
4 50 (15.58%) CCNA
5 48 (14.95%) CCIE
5 48 (14.95%) Computer Science Degree
6 38 (11.84%) Security Cleared
6 38 (11.84%) SSCP
7 28 (8.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (7.79%) CISSP
9 22 (6.85%) CompTIA Security+
9 22 (6.85%) Network+ Certification
10 21 (6.54%) GCIA
10 21 (6.54%) GCIH
10 21 (6.54%) GSEC
11 18 (5.61%) GIAC
11 18 (5.61%) SC Cleared
12 17 (5.30%) DV Cleared
12 17 (5.30%) Linux+ Certification
12 17 (5.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.30%) SLA
2 10 (3.12%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.56%) PMO
4 4 (1.25%) QA
5 3 (0.93%) BS7799
6 2 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.62%) SAS 70
7 1 (0.31%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.31%) GDPR
System Software
1 94 (29.28%) Active Directory
2 50 (15.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (7.79%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (7.17%) Hyper-V
5 21 (6.54%) NFS
6 19 (5.92%) Samba
6 19 (5.92%) VMware NSX
7 13 (4.05%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (3.12%) Docker
9 9 (2.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (2.18%) KVM
11 6 (1.87%) VirtualBox
12 4 (1.25%) Terminal Services
12 4 (1.25%) VMware Server
12 4 (1.25%) vSphere
12 4 (1.25%) XenApp
13 3 (0.93%) Firmware
14 2 (0.62%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.62%) pfSense
14 2 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 48 (14.95%) Nagios
2 36 (11.21%) Ansible
3 34 (10.59%) Puppet
4 23 (7.17%) vCenter Server
5 15 (4.67%) ZABBIX
6 14 (4.36%) SCOM
7 11 (3.43%) FortiGate
7 11 (3.43%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (3.12%) QRadar
9 9 (2.80%) Cisco CUCM
9 9 (2.80%) Salt
10 8 (2.49%) Grafana
10 8 (2.49%) Kubernetes
10 8 (2.49%) SCCM
11 7 (2.18%) Cisco Prime
11 7 (2.18%) RANCID
12 6 (1.87%) Cacti
12 6 (1.87%) Graylog
12 6 (1.87%) Nessus
12 6 (1.87%) Terraform
Vendors
1 146 (45.48%) Cisco
2 122 (38.01%) Microsoft
3 85 (26.48%) VMware
4 56 (17.45%) F5
5 49 (15.26%) CheckPoint
6 48 (14.95%) Palo Alto
7 39 (12.15%) Splunk
8 38 (11.84%) Juniper
9 32 (9.97%) NetApp
10 28 (8.72%) EMC
10 28 (8.72%) SolarWinds
11 25 (7.79%) Red Hat
12 20 (6.23%) Fortinet
13 16 (4.98%) Citrix
13 16 (4.98%) LogRhythm
14 14 (4.36%) Google
15 13 (4.05%) Meraki
15 13 (4.05%) Oracle
16 12 (3.74%) Arista
16 12 (3.74%) Forcepoint