The table below looks at the statistics for OPNET skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OPNET over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed OPNET
Rank - - 83
Permanent jobs citing OPNET 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - - 0.54%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £38,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+55.84% -6.66%
OPNET
Wales

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

Systems Management Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
49 58 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.53% 4.96% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 47 50 52
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £24,750 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

OPNET
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

OPNET Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

OPNET
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

OPNET Salary Trend in South Wales

OPNET
Top 25 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Compuware
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Netcool
1 1 (100.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring

OPNET
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView
1 1 (100.00%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Netcool
1 1 (100.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Compuware
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) F5