The table below looks at the statistics for Foglight skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foglight over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Foglight
Rank 868 818 879
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +61
Permanent jobs citing Foglight 15 41 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.041% 0.014%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.22% 0.65% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 15 35 13
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
-17.00% -
Foglight
UK

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

Systems Management Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
6950 6292 5920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.35% 6.27% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5562 5149 4898
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Foglight
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Foglight Jobs Demand Trend in England

Foglight
Salary Trend in England

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

Foglight Salary Trend in England

Foglight
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Foglight across the England region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Foglight Salary Histogram in England

Foglight
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Foglight within the England region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
London -37 7 £52,500 +17.31%
South East -22 4 £46,250 -7.50%
Yorkshire - 4 £35,000 -
Foglight
UK

Foglight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Foglight 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 Foglight.

1 24 (61.54%) Linux
2 21 (53.85%) SQL
2 21 (53.85%) Windows
3 20 (51.28%) MS Excel
3 20 (51.28%) Firewall
3 20 (51.28%) VMware
4 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
5 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
6 13 (33.33%) VMware ESX
7 12 (30.77%) Perl
7 12 (30.77%) PHP
7 12 (30.77%) Apache
7 12 (30.77%) Tomcat
8 11 (28.21%) Oracle
8 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (25.64%) Java
9 10 (25.64%) ITIL
9 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (25.64%) SolarWinds
9 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
10 9 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (23.08%) vSphere
11 8 (20.51%) MCSE
11 8 (20.51%) Cisco
11 8 (20.51%) CCNA
11 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
11 8 (20.51%) Citrix
11 8 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification

Foglight
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Foglight 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 Foglight. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (30.77%) Apache
1 12 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (10.26%) GlassFish
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (51.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Markit EDM
2 2 (5.13%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (51.28%) Firewall
2 7 (17.95%) BIG-IP
2 7 (17.95%) LAN
2 7 (17.95%) WAN
2 7 (17.95%) MPLS
2 7 (17.95%) OSPF
2 7 (17.95%) BGP
3 6 (15.38%) SAN
4 5 (12.82%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database
3 6 (15.38%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.26%) OLTP
4 4 (10.26%) RDBMS
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (7.69%) OLAP
6 2 (5.13%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Toad
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Back Office
4 1 (2.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Technical Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) DBA
3 7 (17.95%) Support Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (12.82%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Network Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Applications Support
4 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (12.82%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Network Support
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Network Support
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Clustering
2 3 (7.69%) LPAR
2 3 (7.69%) HACMP
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Linux
2 21 (53.85%) Windows
3 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (15.38%) AIX
5 4 (10.26%) UNIX
5 4 (10.26%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (7.69%) HPUX
6 3 (7.69%) Solaris
6 3 (7.69%) CentOS
6 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) ITIL
2 9 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (17.95%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (15.38%) Problem Management
5 5 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.69%) Capacity Management
7 3 (7.69%) Database Security
7 3 (7.69%) Investment Management
7 3 (7.69%) Data Protection
7 3 (7.69%) Database Tuning
7 3 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
8 2 (5.13%) QMS
9 1 (2.56%) High Availability
9 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.56%) Migration
9 1 (2.56%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) SQL
2 12 (30.77%) Perl
2 12 (30.77%) PHP
3 10 (25.64%) Java
4 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.13%) VB
6 2 (5.13%) VBA
6 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) CCNA
1 8 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (20.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 8 (20.51%) MCSE
2 7 (17.95%) CCNP
3 5 (12.82%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
2 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (5.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (23.08%) vSphere
4 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
5 7 (17.95%) XenApp
5 7 (17.95%) XenDesktop
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Data Guard
1 7 (17.95%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Backup Exec
3 5 (12.82%) SCCM
3 5 (12.82%) SCOM
4 3 (7.69%) Control-M
4 3 (7.69%) YUM
5 1 (2.56%) Opsview
5 1 (2.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) VMware
2 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
3 11 (28.21%) Oracle
4 10 (25.64%) SolarWinds
5 8 (20.51%) Cisco
5 8 (20.51%) Citrix
6 7 (17.95%) F5
6 7 (17.95%) CheckPoint
7 5 (12.82%) Veeam
8 3 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
8 3 (7.69%) thinkFolio
8 3 (7.69%) IBM
9 2 (5.13%) CommVault
9 2 (5.13%) Netezza
10 1 (2.56%) Mercator
10 1 (2.56%) Sun
10 1 (2.56%) HP
10 1 (2.56%) SAP