The table below looks at the statistics for OPNET skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OPNET over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Riverbed OPNET
Rank 915 949 988
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +39
Permanent jobs citing OPNET 8 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.014% 0.010%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.097% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 5
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-10.41% -

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
8273 7642 7565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.29% 7.15% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6720 6066 6066
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%

OPNET
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing OPNET as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OPNET within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 7 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Wiltshire +12 3 £52,500 -12.50% 2
South West +3 3 £52,500 -12.50% 2
London +15 2 £56,250 +25.00% 1
East of England - 2 £62,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £62,500 -
Corsham - 2 £52,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £62,500 -
City of London +33 1 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Cardiff - 1 £55,000 -
South Wales - 1 £55,000 -
Wales - 1 £55,000 -

OPNET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing OPNET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for OPNET.

1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 5 (31.25%) Nagios
4 4 (25.00%) Middleware
4 4 (25.00%) SAN
4 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (25.00%) Citrix
4 4 (25.00%) CCA
4 4 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (25.00%) Python
4 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (25.00%) Broadband
4 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (25.00%) Internet
4 4 (25.00%) Network Planning
4 4 (25.00%) SCCM
4 4 (25.00%) SCOM
4 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (25.00%) DevOps
4 4 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (25.00%) Riverbed
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering

OPNET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Broadband
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Citrix Specialist
1 4 (25.00%) Citrix Technical Specialist
1 4 (25.00%) DevOps Network Planner
1 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 4 (25.00%) Network Planner
1 4 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Network Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Geneos Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Management Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) Fixed Income
4 2 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (6.25%) Economics
5 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (25.00%) DevOps
1 4 (25.00%) Network Planning
1 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) Application Performance Management
4 1 (6.25%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (6.25%) Low Latency
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.25%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CCA
1 4 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Nagios
2 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 4 (25.00%) SCOM
3 3 (18.75%) Netcool
4 2 (12.50%) HP NNM
4 2 (12.50%) HP SIM
4 2 (12.50%) Hyperic
4 2 (12.50%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (6.25%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (6.25%) OpenView
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix
2 4 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) Compuware
3 3 (18.75%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) CA
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wiltshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Corsham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago