The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed OPNET
Rank 218 - 217
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OPNET 13 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% - 0.018%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.48% - 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £60,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
Systems Management Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
290 195 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.73% 3.75% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 219 152 232
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £22,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,125
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.67%
OPNET
England

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
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OPNET within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
Wiltshire - 13 £60,000 -
OPNET
England

OPNET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) OpenView
1 16 (100.00%) HP
1 16 (100.00%) Juniper
1 16 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
1 16 (100.00%) Degree
1 16 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 16 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 16 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 16 (100.00%) F5
1 16 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 11 (68.75%) CA Spectrum
2 11 (68.75%) Wireshark
2 11 (68.75%) SolarWinds Orion
2 11 (68.75%) PowerShell
2 11 (68.75%) Riverbed
2 11 (68.75%) CA
2 11 (68.75%) Nagios
2 11 (68.75%) Compuware
2 11 (68.75%) Citrix
2 11 (68.75%) Python
2 11 (68.75%) VoIP
2 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 11 (68.75%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) Perl
2 11 (68.75%) SQL

OPNET
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 11 (68.75%) Wireshark
1 11 (68.75%) VoIP
2 6 (37.50%) WAN
3 5 (31.25%) SNMP
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Applications Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Performance Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Performance Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) Capacity Planning Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) Tivoli Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) Network Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (31.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 16 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (37.50%) Performance Management
2 6 (37.50%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) PowerShell
1 11 (68.75%) Python
1 11 (68.75%) Java
1 11 (68.75%) Perl
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
1 11 (68.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Degree
1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 16 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (100.00%) OpenView
2 11 (68.75%) CA Spectrum
2 11 (68.75%) SolarWinds Orion
2 11 (68.75%) Nagios
3 5 (31.25%) Tivoli
3 5 (31.25%) Netcool
3 5 (31.25%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 5 (31.25%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) HP
1 16 (100.00%) Juniper
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
1 16 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 16 (100.00%) F5
2 11 (68.75%) Riverbed
2 11 (68.75%) CA
2 11 (68.75%) Compuware
2 11 (68.75%) Citrix
3 6 (37.50%) BMC
3 6 (37.50%) NetScout
4 5 (31.25%) IBM