The table below looks at the statistics for OPNET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OPNET over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed OPNET
Rank 220 230 225
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing OPNET 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.087% 0.052% 0.019%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.95% 0.59% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -16.00%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
OPNET
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
524 511 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.11% 8.84% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 351 350 258
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

OPNET
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OPNET across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

OPNET Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

OPNET
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OPNET across the Berkshire region.

OPNET Salary Trend in Berkshire

OPNET
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OPNET within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 £55,000 -
OPNET
South East

OPNET
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing OPNET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OPNET.

1 5 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 5 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Compuware
2 4 (80.00%) Remedy
2 4 (80.00%) Foglight
2 4 (80.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) VRRP
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) HSRP

OPNET
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing OPNET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OPNET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) OSPF
1 1 (20.00%) BGP
1 1 (20.00%) VRRP
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (20.00%) HSRP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Problem Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Problem Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Foglight
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 5 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (80.00%) Compuware
2 4 (80.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco