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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NetScout
Rank 865 864 860
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing NetScout 28 47 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.042% 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category 0.051% 0.089% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 28 36 17
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%

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
54547 52723 52338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.87% 47.65% 47.47%
Number of salaries quoted 44155 42849 43782
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +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 21 November 2014 within the UK.

NetScout Salary Histogram in the UK

NetScout
Top 15 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 21 November 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 -35 27 £50,000 -4.76%
South East -18 11 £50,000 -4.76%
Berkshire +20 9 £50,000 -4.76%
Reading +12 9 £50,000 -4.76%
South West -11 9 £27,500 -19.11%
Yeovil - 8 £32,500 -
Somerset - 8 £32,500 -
London -25 7 £55,000 -21.42%
Surrey +4 2 £55,000 +4.76%
Devon - 1 £27,500 -
Cardiff - 1 £60,000 -
Exeter - 1 £27,500 -
Hayes - 1 £51,500 -
Wales - 1 £60,000 -
South Wales - 1 £60,000 -

NetScout
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 39 (75.00%) Cisco
2 30 (57.69%) F5
3 25 (48.08%) Juniper
4 24 (46.15%) Riverbed
5 20 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (36.54%) WAN
7 18 (34.62%) Wireshark
8 17 (32.69%) Firewall
8 17 (32.69%) Finance
9 16 (30.77%) TCP/IP
10 15 (28.85%) VPN
10 15 (28.85%) DNS
10 15 (28.85%) SSL
10 15 (28.85%) LAN
10 15 (28.85%) OSPF
10 15 (28.85%) BGP
11 14 (26.92%) Avaya
11 14 (26.92%) SolarWinds
12 13 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
12 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
13 12 (23.08%) Network Security
13 12 (23.08%) CheckPoint
13 12 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (21.15%) EIGRP
14 11 (21.15%) CCNA
15 10 (19.23%) Telecoms
15 10 (19.23%) Banking
15 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
15 10 (19.23%) SLA
16 9 (17.31%) CA

NetScout
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (5.77%) CMS
2 2 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.38%) MS Office
3 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (36.54%) WAN
2 18 (34.62%) Wireshark
3 17 (32.69%) Firewall
4 16 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 15 (28.85%) VPN
5 15 (28.85%) DNS
5 15 (28.85%) SSL
5 15 (28.85%) LAN
5 15 (28.85%) OSPF
5 15 (28.85%) BGP
6 12 (23.08%) Network Security
7 11 (21.15%) EIGRP
8 9 (17.31%) tcpdump
8 9 (17.31%) BIG-IP
9 6 (11.54%) MRTG
9 6 (11.54%) 4G
9 6 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (9.62%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (9.62%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (9.62%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 17 (32.69%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Banking
2 10 (19.23%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.77%) Marketing
3 3 (5.77%) Legal
3 3 (5.77%) Games
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (21.15%) Consultant
3 9 (17.31%) Technical Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Field Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Network Consultant
5 6 (11.54%) Performance Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Applications Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Performance Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) Voice Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Manager
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (3.85%) Avaya Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Pre Sales Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Performance Consultant
10 1 (1.92%) Voice Specialist
10 1 (1.92%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
3 6 (11.54%) User Experience
4 3 (5.77%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Windows
2 5 (9.62%) UNIX
3 4 (7.69%) Linux
4 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.85%) AIX
4 2 (3.85%) HPUX
4 2 (3.85%) Solaris
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (15.38%) Problem Management
2 8 (15.38%) Time Management
3 7 (13.46%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (13.46%) Line Management
4 6 (11.54%) Performance Engineering
4 6 (11.54%) ITIL
4 6 (11.54%) Service Management
5 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 4 (7.69%) Network Architecture
5 4 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (5.77%) Use Case
6 3 (5.77%) Software Architecture
6 3 (5.77%) Change Management
6 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.85%) Project Management
7 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.85%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) Java
1 4 (7.69%) Perl
1 4 (7.69%) SQL
1 4 (7.69%) VB
1 4 (7.69%) Python
1 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (21.15%) CCNA
4 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
5 8 (15.38%) CCNP
6 4 (7.69%) Degree
7 3 (5.77%) MBA
8 1 (1.92%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.69%) Terminal Services
3 2 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Netcool
2 6 (11.54%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (7.69%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (7.69%) OpenView
3 4 (7.69%) Nagios
3 4 (7.69%) OPNET
4 2 (3.85%) Cacti
Vendors
1 39 (75.00%) Cisco
2 30 (57.69%) F5
3 25 (48.08%) Juniper
4 24 (46.15%) Riverbed
5 14 (26.92%) SolarWinds
5 14 (26.92%) Avaya
6 12 (23.08%) CheckPoint
7 9 (17.31%) CA
8 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 7 (13.46%) Ipanema Technologies
10 6 (11.54%) VMware
10 6 (11.54%) HP
10 6 (11.54%) EMC
11 5 (9.62%) Nimsoft
12 4 (7.69%) Verint
12 4 (7.69%) NetQoS
12 4 (7.69%) Polycom
12 4 (7.69%) Citrix
12 4 (7.69%) Compuware
12 4 (7.69%) BMC