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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Riverbed OPNET
Rank 832 846 881
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +35
Permanent jobs citing OPNET 19 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.005% 0.006%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.29% 0.082% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 6
Average salary £57,500 £48,700 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.06% -22.08%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £29,900 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -40.20%
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
6639 6075 5859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.75% 6.27% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5403 4827 4794
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OPNET across the England region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

OPNET Salary Histogram 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 26 January 2015. 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 +14 9 £55,000 -18.51%
South East - 5 £57,500 -
East of England - 4 £36,250 - 1
South West -8 1 £57,500 -
OPNET
UK

OPNET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 16 (80.00%) Cisco
1 16 (80.00%) Riverbed
1 16 (80.00%) SolarWinds
2 14 (70.00%) Network Management
3 12 (60.00%) WAN
4 10 (50.00%) LAN
4 10 (50.00%) BGP
4 10 (50.00%) VRRP
4 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 10 (50.00%) HSRP
4 10 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 10 (50.00%) OSPF
4 10 (50.00%) Wireless
4 10 (50.00%) Finance
5 9 (45.00%) IPsec
5 9 (45.00%) VPN
5 9 (45.00%) SSL
5 9 (45.00%) Financial Institution
6 8 (40.00%) ITIL
7 6 (30.00%) Python
7 6 (30.00%) Juniper
7 6 (30.00%) Nagios
8 5 (25.00%) OpenView
8 5 (25.00%) HP
9 4 (20.00%) Project Management
9 4 (20.00%) Linux
9 4 (20.00%) UNIX
9 4 (20.00%) Compuware
9 4 (20.00%) Foglight
9 4 (20.00%) Remedy

OPNET
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 12 (60.00%) WAN
2 10 (50.00%) LAN
2 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (50.00%) OSPF
2 10 (50.00%) BGP
2 10 (50.00%) VRRP
2 10 (50.00%) Wireless
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 10 (50.00%) HSRP
3 9 (45.00%) IPsec
3 9 (45.00%) VPN
3 9 (45.00%) SSL
4 4 (20.00%) MPLS
5 3 (15.00%) DWDM
5 3 (15.00%) SDH
6 2 (10.00%) VoIP
7 1 (5.00%) HTTP
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 10 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 10 (50.00%) Network Support
3 7 (35.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) Senior Network Support
4 6 (30.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Problem Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Wireless Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Problem Manager
5 4 (20.00%) Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Network Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Network Management
2 8 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (15.00%) Change Control
5 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (10.00%) Network Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Python
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) Perl
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Nagios
2 5 (25.00%) OpenView
3 4 (20.00%) Foglight
3 4 (20.00%) Cacti
4 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (10.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco
1 16 (80.00%) Riverbed
1 16 (80.00%) SolarWinds
2 6 (30.00%) Juniper
3 5 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) Compuware
4 4 (20.00%) Remedy
5 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 2 (10.00%) F5
5 2 (10.00%) CA
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