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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Riverbed OPNET
Rank 890 918 864
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -54
Permanent jobs citing OPNET 7 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.011% 0.017%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.090% 0.17% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 17
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%

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
7754 7551 7063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.06% 6.41% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6195 6068 5651
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OPNET over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 within the UK.

OPNET Salary Histogram in the UK

OPNET
Top 6 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 28 July 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 +35 6 £43,750 -27.08% 1
London - 6 £43,750 - 1
City of London - 5 £42,500 -
South Wales - 1 £65,000 -
Wales - 1 £65,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £65,000 -

OPNET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 20 (55.56%) Python
2 17 (47.22%) Cisco
3 16 (44.44%) Perl
4 15 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (41.67%) Network Planning
4 15 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 15 (41.67%) Computer Science
4 15 (41.67%) Visualisation
4 15 (41.67%) Analytics
4 15 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (38.89%) R
5 14 (38.89%) Ruby
5 14 (38.89%) MATLAB
5 14 (38.89%) Telecoms
5 14 (38.89%) PhD
5 14 (38.89%) Broadband
6 13 (36.11%) UNIX
6 13 (36.11%) Linux
6 13 (36.11%) Middleware
6 13 (36.11%) SolarWinds
7 12 (33.33%) Riverbed
7 12 (33.33%) SSL
7 12 (33.33%) LAN
7 12 (33.33%) VPN
7 12 (33.33%) MySQL
7 12 (33.33%) Oracle
8 11 (30.56%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (27.78%) ITIL
9 10 (27.78%) SQL
10 9 (25.00%) C++

OPNET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) WildFly
1 1 (2.78%) JBoss
1 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.78%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) Broadband
2 12 (33.33%) SSL
2 12 (33.33%) LAN
2 12 (33.33%) VPN
3 9 (25.00%) OSPF
3 9 (25.00%) Firewall
4 8 (22.22%) Wireshark
4 8 (22.22%) VLAN
5 7 (19.44%) MPLS
5 7 (19.44%) VoIP
5 7 (19.44%) WAN
5 7 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (19.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
6 5 (13.89%) BGP
6 5 (13.89%) VRRP
6 5 (13.89%) HSRP
6 5 (13.89%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (11.11%) Wireless
7 4 (11.11%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) MySQL
2 11 (30.56%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (25.00%) Big Data
4 7 (19.44%) RDBMS
4 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
5 6 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.56%) Subversion
1 2 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.78%) Introscope
General
1 14 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Voice Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Data Network Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Software Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Network Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Network Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) Middleware
2 7 (19.44%) XMPP
3 3 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (2.78%) CSS
4 1 (2.78%) .NET
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.78%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Computer Science
1 15 (41.67%) Visualisation
1 15 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) UNIX
1 13 (36.11%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) Network Planning
1 15 (41.67%) Software Engineering
1 15 (41.67%) Analytics
2 10 (27.78%) ITIL
3 9 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 8 (22.22%) Performance Management
5 7 (19.44%) Project Management
6 4 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (8.33%) DevOps
7 3 (8.33%) Network Management
7 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.56%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 2 (5.56%) Malware Detection\Protection
9 1 (2.78%) Converged Infrastructure
9 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.78%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (2.78%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) Python
2 16 (44.44%) Perl
3 14 (38.89%) R
3 14 (38.89%) Ruby
3 14 (38.89%) MATLAB
4 10 (27.78%) SQL
5 9 (25.00%) C++
6 6 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 3 (8.33%) Java
8 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.56%) VB
9 1 (2.78%) C#
9 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) PhD
2 7 (19.44%) CCNP
2 7 (19.44%) CCNA
2 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) CISSP
4 1 (2.78%) MCSE
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.56%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.78%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (19.44%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (13.89%) OpenView
2 5 (13.89%) Nagios
3 4 (11.11%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (8.33%) Cacti
5 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (5.56%) Foglight
5 2 (5.56%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (2.78%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Cisco
2 13 (36.11%) SolarWinds
3 12 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 12 (33.33%) Oracle
4 9 (25.00%) Juniper
4 9 (25.00%) F5
5 6 (16.67%) HP
6 5 (13.89%) Citrix
6 5 (13.89%) Avaya
6 5 (13.89%) Nokia
6 5 (13.89%) CheckPoint
7 4 (11.11%) Aruba
7 4 (11.11%) BT
8 3 (8.33%) CA
8 3 (8.33%) VMware
9 1 (2.78%) New Relic
9 1 (2.78%) NetQoS
9 1 (2.78%) Ipanema Technologies
9 1 (2.78%) AppDynamics
9 1 (2.78%) Compuware
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Michael Page Technology
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits
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