The table below looks at the statistics for OPNET skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OPNET over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Riverbed OPNET
Rank - 219 -
Permanent jobs citing OPNET 0 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.26% -
As % of the Systems Management category - 5.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £60,000 -
UK excluding London average salary - £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.34%
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 South West region.

Systems Management Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
444 296 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 7.54% 4.85% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 343 217 219
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%

OPNET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

OPNET Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

OPNET
Salary Trend in the South West

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

OPNET Salary Trend in the South West

OPNET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring

OPNET
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
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
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
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%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (100.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) F5