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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell Software Foglight
Rank 840 823 841
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +18
Permanent jobs citing Foglight 18 44 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.042% 0.027%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.26% 0.68% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17 42 18
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,750 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +3.44%

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

Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
6937 6506 5926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.71% 6.24% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5517 5124 4561
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%

Foglight
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Foglight within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Foglight Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Foglight
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Foglight within the UK.

Foglight Salary Trend in the UK

Foglight
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Foglight over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 within the UK.

Foglight Salary Histogram in the UK

Foglight
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Foglight within the UK over the 3 months to 6 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
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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
England -12 18 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Birmingham -6 8 £40,000 -5.88%
West Midlands -21 8 £40,000 -5.88%
North West - 8 £65,000 -
Cheshire - 5 £55,000 -
Knutsford - 5 £55,000 -
Manchester - 3 £75,000 -
Berkshire -5 2 £58,750 +36.31%
South East -24 2 £58,750 +30.55%

Foglight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Foglight 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 Foglight.

1 39 (68.42%) Oracle
1 39 (68.42%) ITIL
2 37 (64.91%) Finance
2 37 (64.91%) Oracle Database
3 36 (63.16%) Database Tuning
4 33 (57.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 33 (57.89%) Capacity Management
4 33 (57.89%) Oracle Database 10g
5 32 (56.14%) Oracle RMAN
5 32 (56.14%) Performance Tuning
5 32 (56.14%) Data Guard
6 31 (54.39%) Imperva
6 31 (54.39%) Oracle Database 12c
6 31 (54.39%) Oracle9i Database
7 24 (42.11%) Service Delivery
8 12 (21.05%) SQL
9 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
9 11 (19.30%) Database Security
10 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
11 9 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (15.79%) Windows
11 9 (15.79%) Incident Management
12 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (12.28%) Toad
13 7 (12.28%) UNIX
13 7 (12.28%) Linux
13 7 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery

Foglight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Foglight 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 Foglight. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (1.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (64.91%) Oracle Database
2 33 (57.89%) Oracle Database 11g
2 33 (57.89%) Oracle Database 10g
3 31 (54.39%) Oracle9i Database
3 31 (54.39%) Oracle Database 12c
4 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
5 8 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (5.26%) Informix
9 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (3.51%) MySQL
9 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.75%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Toad
2 1 (1.75%) Subversion
2 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (64.91%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (75.44%) DBA
2 33 (57.89%) Oracle DBA
3 10 (17.54%) Administrator
4 6 (10.53%) SQL DBA
5 5 (8.77%) Support Technician
6 4 (7.02%) Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) IT Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) Problem Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Problem Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) Senior DBA
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 3 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (3.51%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Leader
9 1 (1.75%) Junior DBA
9 1 (1.75%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Replication
1 4 (7.02%) LPAR
2 1 (1.75%) HACMP
2 1 (1.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Windows
2 7 (12.28%) UNIX
2 7 (12.28%) Linux
3 5 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.02%) AIX
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.51%) Solaris
7 1 (1.75%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (68.42%) ITIL
2 36 (63.16%) Database Tuning
3 33 (57.89%) Capacity Management
4 32 (56.14%) Performance Tuning
5 24 (42.11%) Service Delivery
6 11 (19.30%) Database Security
7 9 (15.79%) Incident Management
7 9 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (12.28%) Business Continuity
8 7 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (12.28%) Change Control
9 5 (8.77%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (8.77%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.02%) ETL
11 2 (3.51%) Logistics
12 1 (1.75%) Programme Management
12 1 (1.75%) Data Modelling
12 1 (1.75%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.75%) Perl
4 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) MCDBA
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (5.26%) MCITP
2 1 (1.75%) VCP4
2 1 (1.75%) CCNA
2 1 (1.75%) CISSP
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 32 (56.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) XenApp
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 32 (56.14%) Data Guard
2 5 (8.77%) OPNET
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.75%) yum
Vendors
1 39 (68.42%) Oracle
2 31 (54.39%) Imperva
3 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.77%) Citrix
4 5 (8.77%) CommVault
4 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.77%) VMware
4 5 (8.77%) Riverbed
4 5 (8.77%) SolarWinds
5 4 (7.02%) Remedy
5 4 (7.02%) IBM
5 4 (7.02%) Compuware
6 2 (3.51%) HP
7 1 (1.75%) Dell
7 1 (1.75%) NetApp
7 1 (1.75%) SAP
7 1 (1.75%) Cisco
7 1 (1.75%) 3PAR