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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Riverbed OPNET
Rank 218 217 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing OPNET 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.020% 0.018% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.23% 0.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
443 471 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.73% 8.44% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 298 309 289
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 4 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (75.00%) Foglight
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Malware Detection\Protection
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (25.00%) NX-OS
4 1 (25.00%) Network Management
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) HSRP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) Remedy
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) VRRP
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco

OPNET
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 (25.00%) NX-OS
1 1 (25.00%) HSRP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (25.00%) OSPF
1 1 (25.00%) BGP
1 1 (25.00%) VRRP
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Support
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Malware Detection\Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Foglight
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 4 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Compuware