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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pingdom
Rank 890 - 898
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Pingdom 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% - 0.002%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.081% - 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £64,000 - £49,250
90% offered a salary of more than £48,800 - £48,650
10% offered a salary of more than £64,800 - £49,850
UK excluding London average salary - - -

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
7389 6492 6589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.56% 6.08% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5855 5236 5339
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.10%

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 17 September 2014 within the UK.

Pingdom Salary Histogram in the UK

Pingdom
Top 3 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 17 September 2014. 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
London - 6 £64,000 -
England - 6 £64,000 -
City of London - 1 £65,000 -

Pingdom
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
1 17 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (94.12%) TeamCity
2 16 (94.12%) Git (software)
2 16 (94.12%) New Relic
3 15 (88.24%) Nagios
4 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
4 13 (76.47%) IIS
4 13 (76.47%) Apache
4 13 (76.47%) Firewall
5 12 (70.59%) C#
5 12 (70.59%) E-Commerce
5 12 (70.59%) MVC
5 12 (70.59%) Rackspace Cloud
5 12 (70.59%) Incapsula
6 11 (64.71%) DevOps
7 10 (58.82%) UNIX
7 10 (58.82%) QA
7 10 (58.82%) ZABBIX
7 10 (58.82%) Open Source
7 10 (58.82%) Puppet
8 9 (52.94%) Blog
8 9 (52.94%) nginx
9 7 (41.18%) Marketing
10 5 (29.41%) Java
10 5 (29.41%) HTTP
10 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration

Pingdom
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 13 (76.47%) IIS
1 13 (76.47%) Apache
2 9 (52.94%) nginx
3 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
3 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 12 (70.59%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) HTTP
3 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 4 (23.53%) VPN
3 4 (23.53%) VLAN
3 4 (23.53%) OpenLDAP
3 4 (23.53%) LDAP
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 16 (94.12%) TeamCity
1 16 (94.12%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Hudson
2 4 (23.53%) Subversion
General
1 7 (41.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Operations Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (23.53%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Open Source
2 9 (52.94%) Blog
3 1 (5.88%) IPTV
3 1 (5.88%) Video on Demand
3 1 (5.88%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (94.12%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) UNIX
4 4 (23.53%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) E-Commerce
2 12 (70.59%) MVC
3 11 (64.71%) DevOps
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 12 (70.59%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) Perl
4 4 (23.53%) Python
4 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
4 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
1 4 (23.53%) Xen
1 4 (23.53%) qmail
Systems Management
1 17 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (88.24%) Nagios
3 10 (58.82%) ZABBIX
3 10 (58.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) New Relic
2 12 (70.59%) Incapsula
3 4 (23.53%) JBoss
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Splunk
4 1 (5.88%) Rackspace
4 1 (5.88%) SOASTA, Inc