The table below looks at the statistics for OPNET skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OPNET over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Riverbed OPNET
Rank 635 638 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing OPNET 10 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.024% 0.036% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.28% 0.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 0
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £29,900
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +92.30%
OPNET
England

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

Systems Management Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3565 3210 3094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 8.72% 7.72% 7.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3076 2666 2518
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £36,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

OPNET
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

OPNET Jobs Demand Trend in London

OPNET
Salary Trend in London

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

OPNET Salary Trend in London

OPNET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 8 (53.33%) Python
1 8 (53.33%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (53.33%) Broadband
1 8 (53.33%) Internet
1 8 (53.33%) Middleware
1 8 (53.33%) Network Planning
1 8 (53.33%) Visualisation
1 8 (53.33%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (53.33%) DevOps
2 5 (33.33%) Economics
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) CCA
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (26.67%) SAN
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX
3 4 (26.67%) SCCM
3 4 (26.67%) SCOM
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
4 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (20.00%) WCF
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

OPNET
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 8 (53.33%) Broadband
1 8 (53.33%) Internet
2 4 (26.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Ant
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) DevOps Network Planner
1 8 (53.33%) Network Planner
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix Technical Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Leader
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Architect
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Technical Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Java Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Java Technical Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Middleware
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) Java EE
2 3 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (20.00%) WCF
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Visualisation
2 5 (33.33%) Economics
3 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
4 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (53.33%) DevOps
1 8 (53.33%) Network Planning
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (20.00%) Data Security
2 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (20.00%) MVC
2 3 (20.00%) Network Design
2 3 (20.00%) OOP
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (20.00%) SOA
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Python
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CCA
1 4 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (20.00%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
1 4 (26.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Citrix
1 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Pega
2 3 (20.00%) TIBCO