The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of NetScout products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NetScout over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within NetScout Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NetScout
Rank 871 838 871
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +33
Permanent jobs citing NetScout 15 34 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.033% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.030% 0.069% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 12 22 1
Average salary £41,750 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.47% +10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -20.00%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
50441 49470 51504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.75% 47.60% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 41589 39334 43095
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

NetScout
Jobs Demand Trend

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

NetScout Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NetScout
Salary Trend

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

NetScout Salary Trend in the UK

NetScout
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NetScout over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 within the UK.

NetScout Salary Histogram in the UK

NetScout
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NetScout within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 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 -3 15 £41,750 -20.47% 4
South East -30 6 £45,000 -5.26% 2
London -20 5 £47,500 -9.52% 2
South West -6 4 £37,500 -
Somerset - 4 £37,500 -
Yeovil - 4 £37,500 -
City of London -4 3 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Reading - 3 £38,500 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £38,500 - 2
East Sussex - 2 £45,000 -
Brighton - 2 £45,000 -
Kent - 1 - -

NetScout
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing NetScout 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 NetScout.

1 41 (97.62%) Cisco
2 34 (80.95%) F5
3 29 (69.05%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (54.76%) Wireshark
5 22 (52.38%) Firewall
5 22 (52.38%) CheckPoint
5 22 (52.38%) OSPF
5 22 (52.38%) BGP
6 21 (50.00%) VPN
6 21 (50.00%) Finance
7 20 (47.62%) TCP/IP
8 19 (45.24%) EIGRP
8 19 (45.24%) WAN
9 18 (42.86%) DNS
10 17 (40.48%) SSL
10 17 (40.48%) LAN
10 17 (40.48%) Riverbed
11 16 (38.10%) tcpdump
11 16 (38.10%) CCNP
11 16 (38.10%) Juniper
12 15 (35.71%) Avaya
12 15 (35.71%) CCNA
12 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
12 15 (35.71%) Network Security
12 15 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (33.33%) BIG-IP
14 12 (28.57%) Banking
14 12 (28.57%) Problem Management
14 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
14 12 (28.57%) MS Excel

NetScout
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing NetScout 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 NetScout. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 10 (23.81%) MS Office
3 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (54.76%) Wireshark
2 22 (52.38%) Firewall
2 22 (52.38%) OSPF
2 22 (52.38%) BGP
3 21 (50.00%) VPN
4 20 (47.62%) TCP/IP
5 19 (45.24%) EIGRP
5 19 (45.24%) WAN
6 18 (42.86%) DNS
7 17 (40.48%) SSL
7 17 (40.48%) LAN
8 16 (38.10%) tcpdump
9 15 (35.71%) Network Security
10 14 (33.33%) BIG-IP
11 9 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 5 (11.90%) MPLS
13 5 (11.90%) FWSM
14 4 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (9.52%) CTI
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 21 (50.00%) Finance
2 12 (28.57%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.14%) Marketing
4 3 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Network Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) Security Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) Technical Engineer
4 10 (23.81%) Field Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Avaya Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Security Support Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Performance Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Applications Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Avaya Specialist
8 1 (2.38%) Network Support Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Network Support
8 1 (2.38%) Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
1 1 (2.38%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Linux
2 5 (11.90%) UNIX
3 4 (9.52%) Windows
4 2 (4.76%) AIX
4 2 (4.76%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 10 (23.81%) Time Management
2 10 (23.81%) ITIL
3 8 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (16.67%) Line Management
5 6 (14.29%) Service Management
6 5 (11.90%) Change Management
7 4 (9.52%) Network Architecture
8 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.14%) Use Case
8 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 3 (7.14%) Software Architecture
9 2 (4.76%) Change Control
9 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (4.76%) Investment Management
9 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.76%) Network Planning
10 1 (2.38%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) Java
1 1 (2.38%) Perl
1 1 (2.38%) SQL
1 1 (2.38%) VB
1 1 (2.38%) Python
1 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (69.05%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (38.10%) CCNP
3 15 (35.71%) CCNA
4 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
6 4 (9.52%) Degree
7 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (7.14%) MBA
8 2 (4.76%) CCSA
8 2 (4.76%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) OpenView
2 2 (4.76%) Cacti
2 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (4.76%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.38%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (2.38%) Netcool
3 1 (2.38%) Nagios
3 1 (2.38%) OPNET
Vendors
1 41 (97.62%) Cisco
2 34 (80.95%) F5
3 22 (52.38%) CheckPoint
4 17 (40.48%) Riverbed
5 16 (38.10%) Juniper
6 15 (35.71%) Avaya
6 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 7 (16.67%) SolarWinds
8 5 (11.90%) Nortel
9 4 (9.52%) Polycom
9 4 (9.52%) CA
9 4 (9.52%) Ipanema Technologies
9 4 (9.52%) Verint
10 3 (7.14%) EMC
10 3 (7.14%) Blue Coat
10 3 (7.14%) Nimsoft
11 2 (4.76%) ScanSafe
12 1 (2.38%) AlgoSec
12 1 (2.38%) NetQoS
12 1 (2.38%) Compuware
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