The table below looks at the statistics for OPNET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OPNET over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed OPNET
Rank 63 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OPNET 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.16% - 0.70%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.76% - 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £60,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £46,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+24.32% -7.50%
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
21 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.41% 3.25% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 8
Average salary £32,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,000 £35,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £39,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

OPNET
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OPNET across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Compuware
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) NetScout
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion

OPNET
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (100.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Compuware
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) NetScout
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) NetQoS
1 1 (100.00%) Ipanema Technologies