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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell Software Foglight
Rank 890 910 848
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -62
Permanent jobs citing Foglight 8 17 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.015% 0.033%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.10% 0.22% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 26
Average salary £43,250 £45,375 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.68% -9.25%
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.76% -15.00%

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
7710 7573 7081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.05% 6.47% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6173 6072 5669
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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 3 August 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 3 August 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
England +11 7 £45,375 -
West Midlands -2 4 £42,875 -0.86%
Birmingham -2 4 £42,875 -0.86%
North West - 3 £65,000 -
Manchester - 2 £70,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £60,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £37,500 -
Knutsford - 1 £60,000 -
Scotland - 1 £37,500 -

Foglight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 9 (52.94%) Oracle
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) UNIX
2 7 (41.18%) Toad
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) LPAR
4 5 (29.41%) QA
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
4 5 (29.41%) AIX
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) IBM
5 4 (23.53%) SAN
6 3 (17.65%) Informatica
6 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
6 3 (17.65%) Control-M
6 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
6 3 (17.65%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (17.65%) LDAP
6 3 (17.65%) ETL
6 3 (17.65%) J2EE
6 3 (17.65%) Sybase
6 3 (17.65%) JSP
6 3 (17.65%) Servlets
6 3 (17.65%) Apache
6 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Capacity Management
6 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds

Foglight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 3 (17.65%) Apache
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) LDAP
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) FTP
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (17.65%) Spotfire
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) Informix
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Toad
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Administrator
2 5 (29.41%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (23.53%) DBA
3 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (17.65%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) AIX Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) J2EE
1 3 (17.65%) JSP
1 3 (17.65%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) LPAR
2 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) UNIX
3 5 (29.41%) AIX
4 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Solaris
5 2 (11.76%) Windows
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) ETL
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Database Tuning
2 3 (17.65%) Portfolio Management
2 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
2 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Capacity Management
2 3 (17.65%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (11.76%) Malware Detection\Protection
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
3 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Logistics
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
2 3 (17.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCITP
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Cronacle
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Control-M
2 2 (11.76%) OPNET
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (11.76%) SCOM
2 2 (11.76%) Data Guard
2 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.88%) Nagios
3 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) IBM
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Sybase
3 3 (17.65%) Informatica
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
4 2 (11.76%) Imperva
4 2 (11.76%) 3PAR
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Riverbed
4 2 (11.76%) NetApp
4 2 (11.76%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec