The table below looks at the statistics for OPNET skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OPNET over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed OPNET
Rank 862 831 874
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +43
Permanent jobs citing OPNET 7 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.023% 0.006%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.10% 0.36% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 20 6
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +35.29%
OPNET
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
6985 6396 5920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.39% 6.29% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5583 5234 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 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OPNET
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

OPNET Jobs Demand Trend in England

OPNET
Salary Trend in England

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

OPNET Salary Trend in England

OPNET
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OPNET within the England region over the 3 months to 22 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
South West - 7 £60,000 -
OPNET
UK

OPNET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 (94.44%) Cisco
1 17 (94.44%) Juniper
1 17 (94.44%) Security Cleared
1 17 (94.44%) SolarWinds
1 17 (94.44%) F5
2 16 (88.89%) Capacity Planning
2 16 (88.89%) Performance Monitoring
2 16 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (88.89%) Computer Science
2 16 (88.89%) Degree
2 16 (88.89%) VMware
2 16 (88.89%) Terminal Services
2 16 (88.89%) OpenView
2 16 (88.89%) HP
2 16 (88.89%) Windows
3 12 (66.67%) Riverbed
4 11 (61.11%) Python
4 11 (61.11%) VoIP
4 11 (61.11%) HTML
4 11 (61.11%) Java
4 11 (61.11%) Perl
4 11 (61.11%) SQL
4 11 (61.11%) VB
4 11 (61.11%) Compuware
4 11 (61.11%) CA
4 11 (61.11%) Nagios
4 11 (61.11%) Citrix
4 11 (61.11%) Wireshark
4 11 (61.11%) PowerShell
4 11 (61.11%) CA Spectrum

OPNET
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 11 (61.11%) VoIP
1 11 (61.11%) Wireshark
2 6 (33.33%) WAN
3 5 (27.78%) SNMP
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) OSPF
4 1 (5.56%) BGP
4 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.56%) BIG-IP
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Applications Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Performance Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) Tivoli Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Performance Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (88.89%) Computer Science
2 5 (27.78%) Statistics
3 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Capacity Planning
1 16 (88.89%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 6 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Network Management
4 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.56%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Python
1 11 (61.11%) Java
1 11 (61.11%) Perl
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
1 11 (61.11%) VB
1 11 (61.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) Security Cleared
2 16 (88.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (88.89%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (88.89%) OpenView
2 11 (61.11%) Nagios
2 11 (61.11%) CA Spectrum
2 11 (61.11%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (27.78%) Tivoli
3 5 (27.78%) Netcool
3 5 (27.78%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 5 (27.78%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco
1 17 (94.44%) Juniper
1 17 (94.44%) SolarWinds
1 17 (94.44%) F5
2 16 (88.89%) VMware
2 16 (88.89%) HP
3 12 (66.67%) Riverbed
4 11 (61.11%) Compuware
4 11 (61.11%) CA
4 11 (61.11%) Citrix
5 7 (38.89%) BMC
6 6 (33.33%) NetScout
6 6 (33.33%) NetQoS
6 6 (33.33%) Ipanema Technologies
7 5 (27.78%) IBM
8 1 (5.56%) Remedy
8 1 (5.56%) Nokia
8 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (5.56%) Fortinet