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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Riverbed OPNET
Rank 932 950 988
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +38
Permanent jobs citing OPNET 5 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.022% 0.008%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.060% 0.30% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 7
Median salary £62,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £40,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £68,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £58,750 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +33.33%

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
8381 7875 7689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.17% 7.13% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6804 6243 6113
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-4.49% +5.95%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OPNET over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 within the UK.

OPNET Salary Histogram in the UK

OPNET
Top 11 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 5 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 +9 4 £62,500 +25.00% 1
East of England +7 2 £62,500 +66.66%
Hertfordshire - 2 £62,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £62,500 -
Wiltshire 0 1 £52,500 -12.50% 1
London 0 1 £65,000 +44.44%
South West 0 1 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Wales - 1 £55,000 -
South Wales - 1 £55,000 -
Corsham - 1 £52,500 - 1
Cardiff - 1 £55,000 -

OPNET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 8 (50.00%) Python
2 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (43.75%) Broadband
2 7 (43.75%) Internet
2 7 (43.75%) Middleware
2 7 (43.75%) Network Planning
2 7 (43.75%) Visualisation
2 7 (43.75%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (43.75%) DevOps
3 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) Citrix
4 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (25.00%) Economics
5 4 (25.00%) Nagios
5 4 (25.00%) SCCM
5 4 (25.00%) SCOM
5 4 (25.00%) CCA
5 4 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco
5 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (25.00%) SAN
6 3 (18.75%) PhD
6 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) WAN
6 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) Riverbed

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 7 (43.75%) Broadband
1 7 (43.75%) Internet
2 4 (25.00%) SAN
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) LAN
4 2 (12.50%) VoIP
4 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) DevOps Network Planner
1 7 (43.75%) Network Planner
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix Technical Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Network Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Performance Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Middleware
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Visualisation
2 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 4 (25.00%) Economics
4 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (43.75%) DevOps
1 7 (43.75%) Network Planning
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Presales
3 2 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) Application Performance Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Development
4 1 (6.25%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Python
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CCA
1 4 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (18.75%) PhD
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Nagios
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
1 4 (25.00%) SCOM
2 2 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (12.50%) OpenView
2 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (6.25%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) Riverbed
5 2 (12.50%) CA
5 2 (12.50%) Compuware
5 2 (12.50%) F5
5 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Juniper
5 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) BMC
6 1 (6.25%) Ipanema Technologies
6 1 (6.25%) NetQoS
6 1 (6.25%) NetScout
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