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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Foglight
Rank 888 822 867
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +45
Permanent jobs citing Foglight 15 42 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.038% 0.013%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.21% 0.62% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 15 35 13
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
-23.50% -

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
7266 6808 6366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.30% 6.24% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5789 5523 5172
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 August 2014 within the UK.

Foglight Salary Histogram in the UK

Foglight
Top 12 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 20 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
England -40 14 £47,500 -5.00%
City of London -3 7 £52,500 -12.50%
London -26 7 £52,500 +17.31%
Yorkshire - 4 £35,000 -
South East -7 3 £42,500 -15.00%
South Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
Kent - 2 £42,500 -
Surrey -8 1 £65,000 +30.00%
Scotland -16 1 £41,500 -7.77%
West Yorkshire - 1 £27,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £41,500 -
Leeds - 1 £27,000 -

Foglight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 24 (58.54%) Linux
2 21 (51.22%) SQL
2 21 (51.22%) Windows
3 20 (48.78%) MS Excel
3 20 (48.78%) Firewall
3 20 (48.78%) VMware
4 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
5 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
6 13 (31.71%) VMware ESX
7 12 (29.27%) Perl
7 12 (29.27%) PHP
7 12 (29.27%) Oracle
7 12 (29.27%) Apache
7 12 (29.27%) Tomcat
8 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (24.39%) Java
9 10 (24.39%) ITIL
9 10 (24.39%) SolarWinds
9 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (21.95%) vSphere
10 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
10 9 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (19.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (19.51%) MCSE
11 8 (19.51%) Cisco
11 8 (19.51%) Citrix
11 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (19.51%) CCNA

Foglight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 12 (29.27%) Apache
1 12 (29.27%) Tomcat
2 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (9.76%) GlassFish
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (7.32%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (48.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Markit EDM
2 2 (4.88%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (48.78%) Firewall
2 7 (17.07%) BIG-IP
2 7 (17.07%) LAN
2 7 (17.07%) WAN
2 7 (17.07%) MPLS
2 7 (17.07%) OSPF
2 7 (17.07%) BGP
3 6 (14.63%) SAN
3 6 (14.63%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle Exadata
4 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
4 5 (12.20%) RDBMS
5 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (9.76%) OLTP
5 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (7.32%) OLAP
7 2 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Toad
2 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
1 3 (7.32%) Banking
2 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
2 2 (4.88%) Back Office
3 1 (2.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Technical Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) DBA
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle DBA
3 7 (17.07%) Support Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Network Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Support Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (14.63%) Network Support Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Support Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Network Support
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Network Support
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Clustering
2 3 (7.32%) LPAR
2 3 (7.32%) HACMP
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (58.54%) Linux
2 21 (51.22%) Windows
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (14.63%) AIX
5 5 (12.20%) UNIX
6 4 (9.76%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (7.32%) HPUX
7 3 (7.32%) Solaris
7 3 (7.32%) CentOS
7 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) ITIL
2 9 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (17.07%) Problem Management
3 7 (17.07%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (14.63%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
6 3 (7.32%) Database Tuning
6 3 (7.32%) Investment Management
6 3 (7.32%) Asset Management
6 3 (7.32%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (7.32%) Capacity Management
6 3 (7.32%) Database Security
7 2 (4.88%) QMS
7 2 (4.88%) High Availability
7 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.88%) Migration
8 1 (2.44%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) SQL
2 12 (29.27%) Perl
2 12 (29.27%) PHP
3 10 (24.39%) Java
4 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.88%) VB
6 2 (4.88%) VBA
6 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) CCNA
1 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (19.51%) MCSE
1 8 (19.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (17.07%) CCNP
3 6 (14.63%) MCSA
4 1 (2.44%) OCP
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (4.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) VMware ESX
2 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (21.95%) vSphere
4 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
5 7 (17.07%) XenApp
5 7 (17.07%) XenDesktop
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) Data Guard
2 7 (17.07%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (14.63%) Backup Exec
3 6 (14.63%) SCCM
3 6 (14.63%) SCOM
4 3 (7.32%) Control-M
4 3 (7.32%) YUM
5 1 (2.44%) Opsview
5 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) VMware
2 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
3 12 (29.27%) Oracle
4 10 (24.39%) SolarWinds
5 8 (19.51%) Cisco
5 8 (19.51%) Citrix
6 7 (17.07%) CheckPoint
6 7 (17.07%) F5
7 6 (14.63%) Veeam
8 3 (7.32%) thinkFolio
8 3 (7.32%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
8 3 (7.32%) IBM
9 2 (4.88%) SAP
9 2 (4.88%) CommVault
9 2 (4.88%) HP
9 2 (4.88%) Netezza
10 1 (2.44%) Mercator
10 1 (2.44%) Sun