The first table below looks at the demand for SmokePing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SmokePing over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmokePing
Rank 897 867 864
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -3
Permanent jobs citing SmokePing 7 8 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.007% 0.023%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.099% 0.12% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 21
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £80,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 - £40,000
Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7099 6748 6040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.10% 6.20% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5703 5399 4924
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%

SmokePing
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SmokePing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SmokePing
Salary Trend

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

SmokePing Salary Trend in the UK

SmokePing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SmokePing over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 within the UK.

SmokePing Salary Histogram in the UK

SmokePing
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SmokePing within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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
England -37 7 £45,000 -18.18%
Oxford - 5 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £45,000 -
South East - 5 £45,000 -
City of London -7 2 £52,500 -34.37%
London -35 2 £52,500 -4.54%

SmokePing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SmokePing 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 SmokePing.

1 14 (100.00%) Linux
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) Nagios
1 14 (100.00%) BGP
1 14 (100.00%) Cacti
2 12 (85.71%) DNS
3 11 (78.57%) WAN
4 9 (64.29%) Windows
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (64.29%) LAN
4 9 (64.29%) VPN
4 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
4 9 (64.29%) Firewall
4 9 (64.29%) Degree
5 7 (50.00%) IPsec
5 7 (50.00%) OSPF
5 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
5 7 (50.00%) XenServer
5 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 7 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (50.00%) SaaS
5 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 7 (50.00%) Puppet
5 7 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (50.00%) SLA
5 7 (50.00%) Dell
5 7 (50.00%) Juniper

SmokePing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SmokePing 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 SmokePing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) BGP
2 12 (85.71%) DNS
3 11 (78.57%) WAN
4 9 (64.29%) LAN
4 9 (64.29%) VPN
4 9 (64.29%) Firewall
5 7 (50.00%) IPsec
5 7 (50.00%) OSPF
5 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (35.71%) Broadband
6 5 (35.71%) DHCP
6 5 (35.71%) RIP
6 5 (35.71%) SNMP
6 5 (35.71%) Internet
6 5 (35.71%) DSL
6 5 (35.71%) ICMP
6 5 (35.71%) SSH
6 5 (35.71%) LLU
7 2 (14.29%) Network Security
7 2 (14.29%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) MySQL
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (35.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
1 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (35.71%) Network Design
3 2 (14.29%) Network Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
1 7 (50.00%) Python
1 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (100.00%) Nagios
1 14 (100.00%) Cacti
2 7 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) Dell
3 7 (50.00%) Juniper
4 5 (35.71%) Huawei
4 5 (35.71%) Brocade
5 2 (14.29%) Riverbed
5 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds