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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell Software Foglight
Rank 875 883 867
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs citing Foglight 8 24 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.020% 0.018%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.11% 0.33% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 8
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -15.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £27,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £43,425 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%

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
7364 7199 6589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.89% 6.13% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5889 5780 5148
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%

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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Foglight Salary Histogram in the UK

Foglight
Top 14 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 22 May 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 +17 6 £60,000 +60.00%
South East -2 3 £60,000 +41.17%
Berkshire +4 2 £60,000 +39.21%
Glasgow - 2 £37,500 -
North West - 2 £65,000 -
Scotland - 2 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire +11 1 £29,500 +9.25%
Leeds +4 1 £29,500 +9.25%
Yorkshire -3 1 £29,500 +9.25%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £60,000 -
Manchester - 1 £70,000 -
Iver - 1 £45,000 -
Knutsford - 1 £60,000 -

Foglight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (59.38%) Oracle
2 18 (56.25%) ITIL
2 18 (56.25%) Finance
3 15 (46.88%) Oracle Database
4 14 (43.75%) Database Tuning
5 13 (40.63%) Capacity Management
6 12 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
7 11 (34.38%) Oracle9i Database
7 11 (34.38%) Oracle RMAN
7 11 (34.38%) Data Guard
7 11 (34.38%) Imperva
7 11 (34.38%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database 12c
8 10 (31.25%) Linux
9 9 (28.13%) Service Delivery
10 7 (21.88%) Toad
10 7 (21.88%) Windows
11 6 (18.75%) UNIX
11 6 (18.75%) VMware
12 5 (15.63%) OPNET
12 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (15.63%) Citrix
12 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
12 5 (15.63%) CommVault
12 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
12 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
12 5 (15.63%) SQL
12 5 (15.63%) Database Security
12 5 (15.63%) Performance Analysis

Foglight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
1 2 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) LDAP
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) WAN
3 1 (3.13%) DHCP
3 1 (3.13%) FTP
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) VPN
3 1 (3.13%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle Database
2 12 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 11 (34.38%) Oracle9i Database
3 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (9.38%) Informix
6 2 (6.25%) Spotfire
6 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Toad
2 2 (6.25%) Subversion
2 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) DBA
2 12 (37.50%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (15.63%) Support Technician
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) SQL DBA
5 3 (9.38%) Problem Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Problem Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior DBA
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 2 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) JSP
1 2 (6.25%) Servlets
1 2 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) LPAR
2 3 (9.38%) Replication
3 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.13%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Windows
3 6 (18.75%) UNIX
4 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (12.50%) AIX
6 3 (9.38%) Solaris
7 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.13%) HPUX
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) ITIL
2 14 (43.75%) Database Tuning
3 13 (40.63%) Capacity Management
4 11 (34.38%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (28.13%) Service Delivery
6 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (15.63%) Database Security
6 5 (15.63%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (15.63%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (6.25%) Change Control
7 2 (6.25%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 2 (6.25%) ETL
7 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
7 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) CISSP
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
2 1 (3.13%) MCDBA
2 1 (3.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.13%) XenApp
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle RMAN
1 11 (34.38%) Data Guard
2 5 (15.63%) OPNET
3 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (6.25%) Control-M
4 1 (3.13%) Nagios
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (3.13%) yum
4 1 (3.13%) SCCM
4 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Oracle
2 11 (34.38%) Imperva
3 6 (18.75%) VMware
4 5 (15.63%) Citrix
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.63%) CommVault
4 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
4 5 (15.63%) Riverbed
4 5 (15.63%) SolarWinds
5 4 (12.50%) IBM
6 3 (9.38%) Remedy
6 3 (9.38%) Compuware
7 2 (6.25%) Sybase
7 2 (6.25%) Informatica
7 2 (6.25%) HP
8 1 (3.13%) Dell
8 1 (3.13%) NetApp
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco
8 1 (3.13%) 3PAR