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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmokePing
Rank 929 886 900
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +14
Permanent jobs citing SmokePing 6 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.081% 0.031% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 5
Average salary £52,500 £53,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.32% +37.82%
UK excluding London average salary - - £45,000
Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7386 6416 6047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.02% 5.67% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5852 4919 5023
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%

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 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -35 6 £52,500 -2.32% 1
London -47 5 £52,500 -2.32%
City of London - 4 £52,500 -
South East - 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 - - 1

SmokePing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
1 18 (100.00%) Nagios
2 17 (94.44%) MySQL
3 16 (88.89%) Windows
3 16 (88.89%) DNS
4 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
5 14 (77.78%) Cacti
6 13 (72.22%) VPN
6 13 (72.22%) Python
7 12 (66.67%) SLA
8 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
8 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
8 11 (61.11%) ITIL
8 11 (61.11%) XenServer
8 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
8 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (61.11%) Puppet
8 11 (61.11%) Windows 8
8 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (61.11%) SaaS
9 10 (55.56%) Bash Shell
10 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
10 9 (50.00%) Degree
10 9 (50.00%) Cisco
10 9 (50.00%) LAN
10 9 (50.00%) WAN
10 9 (50.00%) BGP
10 9 (50.00%) Firewall
10 9 (50.00%) IPsec
11 8 (44.44%) Dell

SmokePing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (38.89%) Tomcat
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (61.11%) SaaS
2 4 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) DNS
2 13 (72.22%) VPN
3 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
4 9 (50.00%) LAN
4 9 (50.00%) WAN
4 9 (50.00%) BGP
4 9 (50.00%) Firewall
4 9 (50.00%) IPsec
5 4 (22.22%) LDAP
5 4 (22.22%) MRTG
6 2 (11.11%) VoIP
7 1 (5.56%) Network Security
7 1 (5.56%) HSRP
7 1 (5.56%) 802.11
7 1 (5.56%) OSPF
7 1 (5.56%) Wireless
7 1 (5.56%) VRRP
7 1 (5.56%) DHCP
7 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (94.44%) MySQL
2 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Subversion
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) Emacs
General
1 4 (22.22%) Retail
1 4 (22.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Administrator
2 14 (77.78%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (88.89%) Windows
3 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (61.11%) Windows 8
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (38.89%) Ubuntu
6 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (22.22%) UNIX
8 2 (11.11%) Debian
8 2 (11.11%) CentOS
9 1 (5.56%) Fedora
9 1 (5.56%) SUSE
9 1 (5.56%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) ITIL
2 8 (44.44%) Load Balancing
3 6 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) Data Security
5 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.56%) Network Design
6 1 (5.56%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Python
2 10 (55.56%) Bash Shell
3 7 (38.89%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) PHP
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (22.22%) Ruby
6 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
8 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (66.67%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) XenServer
2 4 (22.22%) NFS
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (100.00%) Nagios
2 14 (77.78%) Cacti
3 11 (61.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco
3 8 (44.44%) Dell
4 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.11%) JBoss
6 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.56%) Juniper
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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