The table below looks at the statistics for Pingdom skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pingdom over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pingdom
Rank 877 893 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing Pingdom 10 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.001% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.14% 0.015% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £55,000 £31,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.41% -
UK excluding London average salary - £31,000 -

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
7150 6657 6014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.68% 6.22% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5703 5211 4677
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%

Pingdom
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Pingdom Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Pingdom
Salary Trend

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

Pingdom Salary Trend in the UK

Pingdom
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pingdom within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 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
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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 +29 10 £55,000 +77.41%
London - 10 £55,000 -

Pingdom
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Pingdom 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 Pingdom.

1 21 (91.30%) Linux
1 21 (91.30%) DevOps
2 20 (86.96%) Puppet
2 20 (86.96%) Nagios
3 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
3 18 (78.26%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (73.91%) nginx
4 17 (73.91%) Apache
5 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (65.22%) E-Commerce
6 15 (65.22%) C#
6 15 (65.22%) .NET
6 15 (65.22%) UNIX
6 15 (65.22%) Windows
6 15 (65.22%) Open Source
6 15 (65.22%) Git (software)
6 15 (65.22%) ZABBIX
7 13 (56.52%) TeamCity
7 13 (56.52%) Rackspace Cloud
7 13 (56.52%) Incapsula
7 13 (56.52%) New Relic
7 13 (56.52%) MVC
7 13 (56.52%) QA
8 12 (52.17%) Blog
8 12 (52.17%) Firewall
8 12 (52.17%) IIS
9 5 (21.74%) MySQL
9 5 (21.74%) HP
9 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
10 4 (17.39%) Marketing

Pingdom
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Pingdom 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 Pingdom. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (73.91%) Apache
1 17 (73.91%) nginx
2 12 (52.17%) IIS
3 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.70%) Jetty
4 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (56.52%) Rackspace Cloud
2 3 (13.04%) PaaS
3 2 (8.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 3 (13.04%) LDAP
2 3 (13.04%) HTTP
2 3 (13.04%) VPN
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
2 3 (13.04%) SSL
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
3 2 (8.70%) NAS
3 2 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Git (software)
2 13 (56.52%) TeamCity
3 4 (17.39%) JIRA
4 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.70%) Subversion
General
1 4 (17.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Operations Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (21.74%) Administrator
3 5 (21.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (21.74%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) Open Source
2 12 (52.17%) Blog
3 3 (13.04%) Over-the-Top Content
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) Video on Demand
3 3 (13.04%) IPTV
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Linux
2 15 (65.22%) UNIX
2 15 (65.22%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) CentOS
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) DevOps
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (65.22%) E-Commerce
4 13 (56.52%) MVC
5 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Resilience Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
7 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
2 15 (65.22%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) C
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.70%) Varnish
1 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (86.96%) Nagios
1 20 (86.96%) Puppet
2 18 (78.26%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (65.22%) ZABBIX
4 2 (8.70%) Zenoss
5 1 (4.35%) yum
5 1 (4.35%) logstash
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) New Relic
1 13 (56.52%) Incapsula
2 5 (21.74%) HP
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.04%) AppDynamics
4 3 (13.04%) SOASTA, Inc
4 3 (13.04%) Splunk
5 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
5 2 (8.70%) F5
5 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
5 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) Compuware
5 2 (8.70%) Dell
5 2 (8.70%) EMC
5 2 (8.70%) NetApp
6 1 (4.35%) Zend
6 1 (4.35%) Rackspace