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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Riverbed OPNET
UK
Rank 840 918 931
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +13
Permanent jobs citing OPNET 5 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.009% 0.016%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.070% 0.11% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 15
Median salary £25,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-61.53% +13.04%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-58.33% +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
7119 7864 7610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.47% 7.85% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5836 6428 6095
Median salary £55,000 £51,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,909 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

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 7 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +71 4 £25,000 -62.96% 1
South East - 3 - -
Fareham - 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 - -
North West - 1 £25,000 - 1
Manchester - 1 £25,000 - 1
Rochdale - 1 £25,000 - 1

OPNET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (41.67%) SOA
2 5 (41.67%) ATM
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) MPLS
3 4 (33.33%) Service Management
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) Wireless
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Aerohive Networks
4 3 (25.00%) Multicast
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 3 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (25.00%) Polycom
4 3 (25.00%) Tandberg

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) ATM
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) MPLS
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) Wireless
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (25.00%) Multicast
3 3 (25.00%) OSPF
3 3 (25.00%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) VLAN
4 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) QlikView
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Law
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Capacity and Performance Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Capacity and Performance Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Performance Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Support
3 2 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Operations Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (16.67%) CMDB
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) SOA
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Service Management
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) Network Design
5 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) CCNP
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) CCDA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (16.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Aerohive Networks
3 3 (25.00%) Brocade
3 3 (25.00%) EMC
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) NetApp
3 3 (25.00%) NetScout
3 3 (25.00%) Polycom
3 3 (25.00%) Remedy
3 3 (25.00%) Tandberg
4 2 (16.67%) Compuware
5 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) Infoblox
5 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
5 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (8.33%) Tufin
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
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