The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Riverbed products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Riverbed over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Riverbed Technology.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Riverbed
Rank - 201 201
Permanent jobs citing Riverbed 0 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.18% 0.062%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.36% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
Riverbed
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2885 2788 2460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.51% 51.24% 50.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2390 2370 2029
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Riverbed
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Riverbed across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Riverbed Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Riverbed
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Riverbed Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Riverbed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Riverbed 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 Riverbed.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) OPNET
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) DMVPN
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Riverbed 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 Riverbed. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) DMVPN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) OPNET
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) F5