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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Riverbed OPNET
Rank 603 - 618
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OPNET 24 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.055% - 0.007%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.74% - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 24 0 1
Average salary £55,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £29,900 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+63.04% -40.20%
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
3250 3108 2532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 7.43% 6.67% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2731 2563 2036
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%

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
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OPNET across the London region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

OPNET Salary Histogram in London

OPNET
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OPNET within the London region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
City of London - 19 £55,000 -
OPNET
England

OPNET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 21 (75.00%) VPN
1 21 (75.00%) Cisco
2 20 (71.43%) SSL
2 20 (71.43%) LAN
3 17 (60.71%) OSPF
3 17 (60.71%) Riverbed
3 17 (60.71%) SolarWinds
4 13 (46.43%) Wireless
4 13 (46.43%) IPsec
4 13 (46.43%) BGP
4 13 (46.43%) VRRP
4 13 (46.43%) Finance
4 13 (46.43%) TCP/IP
4 13 (46.43%) WAN
4 13 (46.43%) Cisco IOS
4 13 (46.43%) HSRP
5 9 (32.14%) Network Management
5 9 (32.14%) Financial Institution
6 8 (28.57%) Firewall
6 8 (28.57%) VLAN
6 8 (28.57%) SLA
6 8 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (25.00%) Analytics
7 7 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (25.00%) F5
7 7 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
7 7 (25.00%) Visualisation
7 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (25.00%) XMPP

OPNET
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 21 (75.00%) VPN
2 20 (71.43%) LAN
2 20 (71.43%) SSL
3 17 (60.71%) OSPF
4 13 (46.43%) BGP
4 13 (46.43%) VRRP
4 13 (46.43%) Wireless
4 13 (46.43%) IPsec
4 13 (46.43%) WAN
4 13 (46.43%) TCP/IP
4 13 (46.43%) Cisco IOS
4 13 (46.43%) HSRP
5 8 (28.57%) VLAN
5 8 (28.57%) Firewall
6 7 (25.00%) Wireshark
6 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (21.43%) Broadband
8 4 (14.29%) VoIP
8 4 (14.29%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) MySQL
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Financial Institution
3 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Support Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Network Support Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Network Support
3 7 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Data Network Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Support Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Network Support
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Software Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Wireless Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Network Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Middleware
1 7 (25.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) UNIX
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Network Management
2 8 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (25.00%) Analytics
3 7 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (25.00%) Network Planning
4 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 5 (17.86%) ITIL
6 4 (14.29%) Project Management
6 4 (14.29%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps
7 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Python
2 6 (21.43%) MATLAB
2 6 (21.43%) Ruby
2 6 (21.43%) R
2 6 (21.43%) Perl
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) CCNP
1 7 (25.00%) CCNA
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (21.43%) PhD
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Cisco
2 17 (60.71%) Riverbed
2 17 (60.71%) SolarWinds
3 7 (25.00%) F5
4 6 (21.43%) Oracle
5 4 (14.29%) Aruba
5 4 (14.29%) Citrix
5 4 (14.29%) Avaya
5 4 (14.29%) Juniper
5 4 (14.29%) Nokia
5 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 4 (14.29%) BT
6 1 (3.57%) VMware