The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SmokePing
Rank 892 902 850
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -52
Permanent jobs citing SmokePing 1 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.004% 0.022%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.013% 0.065% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 17
Average salary £62,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary - £45,000 -

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
7856 7712 6854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.17% 6.72% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6367 6143 5558
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 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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
Top 3 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 28 August 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
(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
City of London +25 1 £62,500 +19.04%
London +12 1 £62,500 +19.04%
England 0 1 £62,500 +38.88%

SmokePing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) MySQL
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) Nagios
1 12 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (91.67%) Red Hat
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
3 10 (83.33%) Python
4 9 (75.00%) Open Source
4 9 (75.00%) SharePoint
4 9 (75.00%) NFS
4 9 (75.00%) UNIX
4 9 (75.00%) MRTG
5 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
5 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
5 8 (66.67%) Emacs
5 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
5 8 (66.67%) Degree
6 7 (58.33%) LDAP
6 7 (58.33%) iptables
7 6 (50.00%) Subversion
7 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (50.00%) DNS
7 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
8 5 (41.67%) Legal
8 5 (41.67%) TOWER Software
8 5 (41.67%) Perl
9 3 (25.00%) Apache
9 3 (25.00%) Ruby
9 3 (25.00%) Finance

SmokePing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (8.33%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) MRTG
2 7 (58.33%) LDAP
3 6 (50.00%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) OSPF
4 2 (16.67%) BGP
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) VLAN
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 8 (66.67%) Emacs
2 6 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (41.67%) Legal
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 12 (100.00%) Administrator
2 10 (83.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 10 (83.33%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Clustering
3 2 (16.67%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (8.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) UNIX
4 2 (16.67%) HPUX
4 2 (16.67%) Solaris
5 1 (8.33%) Debian
5 1 (8.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) Memory Management
2 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Perl
3 3 (25.00%) Ruby
3 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) NFS
2 7 (58.33%) iptables
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) Postfix
3 2 (16.67%) Sendmail
4 1 (8.33%) NDS
4 1 (8.33%) Samba
4 1 (8.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (100.00%) Nagios
2 2 (16.67%) Cacti
2 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) Cobbler
2 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (16.67%) Icinga
2 2 (16.67%) Graphite
3 1 (8.33%) Munin
3 1 (8.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Red Hat
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) TOWER Software
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco