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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmokePing
Rank - 870 890
Permanent jobs citing SmokePing 0 29 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.027% 0.007%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.44% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 19 6
Average salary - £42,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.29%
UK excluding London average salary - - £40,750

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
7790 6534 6577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.85% 5.99% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6178 5279 5379
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) Nagios
1 7 (100.00%) Cacti
2 5 (71.43%) OSPF
2 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (71.43%) SSH
2 5 (71.43%) LLU
2 5 (71.43%) Huawei
2 5 (71.43%) Brocade
2 5 (71.43%) DSL
2 5 (71.43%) ICMP
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 5 (71.43%) Internet
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Broadband
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) RIP
2 5 (71.43%) SNMP
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) Network Design
5 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) XenServer
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (28.57%) SaaS

SmokePing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) DSL
2 5 (71.43%) ICMP
2 5 (71.43%) SSH
2 5 (71.43%) LLU
2 5 (71.43%) Internet
2 5 (71.43%) OSPF
2 5 (71.43%) Broadband
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) RIP
2 5 (71.43%) SNMP
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) IPsec
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Nagios
1 7 (100.00%) Cacti
2 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 5 (71.43%) Huawei
2 5 (71.43%) Brocade
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Dell