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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pingdom
Rank 874 918 -
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -
Permanent jobs citing Pingdom 28 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.005% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.35% 0.077% -
Number of salaries quoted 28 4 0
Average salary £42,500 £56,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 - -

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
7923 7816 6951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.16% 6.73% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6446 6210 5636
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,350 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Pingdom over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 within the UK.

Pingdom Salary Histogram in the UK

Pingdom
Top 6 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 September 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 +47 28 £42,500 -24.77% 1
South Yorkshire - 14 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 14 £40,000 - 1
London +17 13 £70,000 +23.89%
Sheffield - 12 £40,000 - 1
South West - 1 £50,000 -

Pingdom
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 56 (98.25%) DevOps
2 41 (71.93%) .NET
3 36 (63.16%) SQL Server
4 30 (52.63%) JIRA
5 29 (50.88%) Linux
6 28 (49.12%) GitHub
7 27 (47.37%) SQL
8 26 (45.61%) T-SQL
8 26 (45.61%) C#
8 26 (45.61%) HTML
8 26 (45.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (45.61%) HTML5
8 26 (45.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 25 (43.86%) Nagios
10 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
10 22 (38.60%) Python
10 22 (38.60%) Bash Shell
10 22 (38.60%) Opscode Chef
11 21 (36.84%) Big Data
11 21 (36.84%) Analytics
12 20 (35.09%) MySQL
13 19 (33.33%) Apache
13 19 (33.33%) Windows
13 19 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
14 18 (31.58%) Firewall
14 18 (31.58%) Perl
15 16 (28.07%) Git (software)
16 15 (26.32%) TeamCity
16 15 (26.32%) PowerShell
16 15 (26.32%) Java

Pingdom
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 19 (33.33%) Apache
2 13 (22.81%) nginx
3 10 (17.54%) Tomcat
3 10 (17.54%) JBoss
4 9 (15.79%) WebLogic
5 5 (8.77%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (7.02%) OpenStack
6 4 (7.02%) Node.js
7 2 (3.51%) Confluence
8 1 (1.75%) IIS
8 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.75%) MediaWiki
Cloud Services
1 28 (49.12%) GitHub
2 19 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (8.77%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (7.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (7.02%) Datadog
5 4 (7.02%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (7.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.75%) SaaS
6 1 (1.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.58%) Firewall
2 14 (24.56%) LDAP
3 9 (15.79%) HTTP
3 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 9 (15.79%) VPN
3 9 (15.79%) VLAN
3 9 (15.79%) OpenLDAP
4 6 (10.53%) DNS
5 5 (8.77%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.75%) SSL
6 1 (1.75%) SAN
6 1 (1.75%) SMTP
6 1 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 26 (45.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 26 (45.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 21 (36.84%) Big Data
4 20 (35.09%) MySQL
5 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (7.02%) CouchDB
5 4 (7.02%) MongoDB
5 4 (7.02%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (7.02%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.75%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 30 (52.63%) JIRA
2 16 (28.07%) Git (software)
3 15 (26.32%) TeamCity
4 13 (22.81%) Subversion
5 9 (15.79%) Hudson
5 9 (15.79%) Jenkins
6 5 (8.77%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.75%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
1 6 (10.53%) Spanish Language
2 5 (8.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Back Office
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (50.88%) Developer
2 21 (36.84%) C# Developer
3 15 (26.32%) Linux Administrator
4 14 (24.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 13 (22.81%) Senior Developer
6 12 (21.05%) .NET Developer
6 12 (21.05%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (21.05%) Senior .NET Developer
6 12 (21.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (21.05%) Big Data Developer
6 12 (21.05%) Senior C# Developer
6 12 (21.05%) Senior Big Data Developer
7 11 (19.30%) Administrator
8 10 (17.54%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (10.53%) Senior Linux Administrator
10 5 (8.77%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
11 4 (7.02%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 4 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (71.93%) .NET
2 26 (45.61%) HTML
2 26 (45.61%) HTML5
3 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET
4 5 (8.77%) LAMP
5 1 (1.75%) Web Services
5 1 (1.75%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (7.02%) Public Cloud
2 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.02%) Replication
3 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.75%) Wiki
4 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.88%) Linux
2 19 (33.33%) Windows
3 10 (17.54%) CentOS
4 9 (15.79%) Debian
5 4 (7.02%) Android
5 4 (7.02%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (98.25%) DevOps
2 21 (36.84%) Analytics
3 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (15.79%) Configuration Management
6 7 (12.28%) Migration
7 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.02%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.51%) B2C
10 1 (1.75%) ITIL
10 1 (1.75%) SOA
10 1 (1.75%) Scrum
10 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.75%) Password Management
10 1 (1.75%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (1.75%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (1.75%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (1.75%) Security Testing
10 1 (1.75%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (47.37%) SQL
2 26 (45.61%) T-SQL
2 26 (45.61%) C#
3 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
3 22 (38.60%) Python
3 22 (38.60%) Bash Shell
4 18 (31.58%) Perl
5 15 (26.32%) Java
5 15 (26.32%) PowerShell
6 6 (10.53%) PHP
7 4 (7.02%) Ruby
7 4 (7.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) CCNP
3 1 (1.75%) CCNA
3 1 (1.75%) RHCE
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
1 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) qmail
1 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.77%) iptables
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) Postfix
3 1 (1.75%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.75%) vSphere
3 1 (1.75%) Gluster
3 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.75%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.75%) KVM
Systems Management
1 25 (43.86%) Nagios
2 22 (38.60%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (24.56%) Puppet
4 10 (17.54%) ZABBIX
5 5 (8.77%) HAProxy
6 4 (7.02%) StatsD
6 4 (7.02%) Cacti
6 4 (7.02%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.75%) Graylog
7 1 (1.75%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Cisco
1 14 (24.56%) New Relic
2 9 (15.79%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.02%) CheckPoint
3 4 (7.02%) Google
3 4 (7.02%) SaltStack
3 4 (7.02%) AppDynamics
4 2 (3.51%) Splunk
4 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.75%) VMware
5 1 (1.75%) WatchGuard
5 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.75%) Qualys
5 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.75%) HP