The table below looks at the statistics for OPNET skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OPNET over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Riverbed OPNET
Rank 937 914 947
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +33
Permanent jobs citing OPNET 11 28 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.026% 0.005%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.14% 0.37% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 4
Average salary £65,000 £56,250 £29,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% +88.12%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £29,900
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +92.30%

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
7681 7491 6990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.58% 7.03% 6.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6220 5981 5438
Average salary £50,550 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.42% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

OPNET
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OPNET Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OPNET
Salary Trend

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

OPNET Salary Trend in the UK

OPNET
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OPNET within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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 +11 10 £65,000 +15.55% 2
London +4 10 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Wales - 1 £60,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £60,000 -
South Wales - 1 £60,000 -

OPNET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing OPNET 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 OPNET.

1 9 (50.00%) Python
2 8 (44.44%) Broadband
2 8 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (44.44%) Internet
2 8 (44.44%) Middleware
2 8 (44.44%) Network Planning
2 8 (44.44%) Visualisation
2 8 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (44.44%) DevOps
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) Citrix
4 5 (27.78%) Economics
4 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 4 (22.22%) SCCM
5 4 (22.22%) SCOM
5 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
5 4 (22.22%) Network Design
5 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 4 (22.22%) CCA
5 4 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (22.22%) SAN
5 4 (22.22%) HTML
5 4 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 3 (16.67%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) OOP
6 3 (16.67%) PhD

OPNET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing OPNET 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 OPNET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Broadband
1 8 (44.44%) Internet
2 4 (22.22%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) BGP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.56%) DMVPN
3 1 (5.56%) DMZ
3 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
3 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (5.56%) OSPF
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
3 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Ant
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) DevOps Network Planner
1 8 (44.44%) Network Planner
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix Technical Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Leader
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Architect
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Java Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Java Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Performance Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Middleware
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) Java EE
3 3 (16.67%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (16.67%) WCF
3 3 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Visualisation
2 5 (27.78%) Economics
3 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (16.67%) IVR
5 1 (5.56%) DataPower
5 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (44.44%) DevOps
1 8 (44.44%) Network Planning
2 4 (22.22%) Network Design
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (16.67%) Data Security
3 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 3 (16.67%) MVC
3 3 (16.67%) OOP
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (16.67%) SOA
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Presales
4 2 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) Application Performance Management
5 1 (5.56%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Python
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CCA
1 4 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (16.67%) PhD
3 1 (5.56%) CCDP
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
1 4 (22.22%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) OpenView
2 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Citrix
1 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Pega
2 3 (16.67%) TIBCO
3 2 (11.11%) BMC
3 2 (11.11%) CA
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) F5
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Riverbed
4 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.56%) Compuware
4 1 (5.56%) Dynatrace
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Ipanema Technologies
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) Motorola
4 1 (5.56%) NetQoS
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