The table below looks at the statistics for OPNET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OPNET over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Riverbed OPNET
Rank 66 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OPNET 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.15% - 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.08% - 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £55,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £58,750 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +33.33%
OPNET
South Wales

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

Systems Management Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
48 26 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.43% 3.94% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 37 23 25
Median salary £35,000 £38,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +4.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £43,550 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +4.76%

OPNET
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing OPNET as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

OPNET Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

OPNET
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

OPNET Salary Trend in Cardiff

OPNET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing OPNET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for OPNET.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) OpenView
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CA
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) NetQoS
2 1 (50.00%) Ipanema Technologies
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience

OPNET
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Performance Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Application Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Development
2 1 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) OpenView
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Compuware
2 1 (50.00%) Ipanema Technologies
2 1 (50.00%) NetQoS
2 1 (50.00%) NetScout
2 1 (50.00%) VMware