The table below looks at the statistics for OPNET skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OPNET over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Riverbed OPNET
Rank 297 - 313
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OPNET 14 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% - 0.017%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.80% - 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
OPNET
London

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

Systems Management Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
779 781 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 7.51% 6.23% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 676 681 613
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,100 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -4.70%

OPNET
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

OPNET Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OPNET
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

OPNET Salary Trend in the City of London

OPNET
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OPNET across the City of London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

OPNET Salary Histogram in the City of London

OPNET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 17 (65.38%) LAN
1 17 (65.38%) VPN
1 17 (65.38%) Cisco
1 17 (65.38%) SSL
1 17 (65.38%) OSPF
2 13 (50.00%) BGP
2 13 (50.00%) VRRP
2 13 (50.00%) WAN
2 13 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 13 (50.00%) Wireless
2 13 (50.00%) IPsec
2 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 13 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 13 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 13 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 13 (50.00%) HSRP
3 9 (34.62%) Analytics
3 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (34.62%) NX-OS
3 9 (34.62%) Visualisation
3 9 (34.62%) Network Management
3 9 (34.62%) R
3 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
3 9 (34.62%) Network Planning
3 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
3 9 (34.62%) Ruby
3 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
3 9 (34.62%) Financial Institution
3 9 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (34.62%) Perl

OPNET
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 17 (65.38%) LAN
1 17 (65.38%) OSPF
1 17 (65.38%) VPN
1 17 (65.38%) SSL
2 13 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 13 (50.00%) Wireless
2 13 (50.00%) IPsec
2 13 (50.00%) BGP
2 13 (50.00%) VRRP
2 13 (50.00%) WAN
2 13 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 13 (50.00%) HSRP
3 9 (34.62%) NX-OS
3 9 (34.62%) Broadband
4 8 (30.77%) Firewall
5 4 (15.38%) VoIP
5 4 (15.38%) VLAN
5 4 (15.38%) Wireshark
5 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) MySQL
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
2 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (15.38%) Big Data
2 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Financial Institution
2 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Support Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Network Support Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Network Support
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Support Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Network Support
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Software Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Wireless Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Data Network Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Middleware
2 4 (15.38%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
1 9 (34.62%) Visualisation
1 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) UNIX
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Network Planning
1 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
1 9 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) Network Management
1 9 (34.62%) Analytics
2 4 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (15.38%) Project Management
2 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Python
1 9 (34.62%) MATLAB
1 9 (34.62%) Ruby
1 9 (34.62%) R
1 9 (34.62%) Perl
2 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) PhD
2 4 (15.38%) CCNP
2 4 (15.38%) CCNA
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco IPCC
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Cisco
2 13 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 13 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 9 (34.62%) Oracle
4 4 (15.38%) Aruba
4 4 (15.38%) F5
4 4 (15.38%) Citrix
4 4 (15.38%) Avaya
4 4 (15.38%) Juniper
4 4 (15.38%) Nokia
4 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 4 (15.38%) BT