The table below looks at the statistics for OPNET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OPNET over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Riverbed OPNET
Rank - - 91
Permanent jobs citing OPNET 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £29,900 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+88.12% -33.55%
OPNET
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Systems Management Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
50 84 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.65% 8.31% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35 67 26
Average salary £42,750 £32,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.59% -17.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £28,000 £22,606
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%

OPNET
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OPNET across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

OPNET Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

OPNET
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OPNET across the Wales region.

OPNET Salary Trend in Wales

OPNET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region citing OPNET 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 OPNET.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Compuware
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) NetScout
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion

OPNET
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region citing OPNET 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 OPNET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (100.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Compuware
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) NetScout
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) NetQoS
1 1 (100.00%) Ipanema Technologies