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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Riverbed
Rank - 198 198
Permanent jobs citing Riverbed 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.020% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.043% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
2500 2345 2540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.21% 47.52% 50.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2071 1918 2088
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,055 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -

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 21 April 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) VPN
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (58.33%) Wireless
2 7 (58.33%) MPLS
2 7 (58.33%) F5
3 6 (50.00%) Websense
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (50.00%) WAN
3 6 (50.00%) Broadband
3 6 (50.00%) Service Management
3 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 5 (41.67%) IP Telephony
4 5 (41.67%) LAN
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) VoIP
4 5 (41.67%) CCNA
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) WAP
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (25.00%) PBX
6 3 (25.00%) SLA
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (25.00%) Supplier Management

Riverbed
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) VPN
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (58.33%) Wireless
2 7 (58.33%) MPLS
3 6 (50.00%) Broadband
3 6 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (41.67%) VoIP
4 5 (41.67%) LAN
4 5 (41.67%) IP Telephony
5 3 (25.00%) PBX
6 1 (8.33%) OSPF
6 1 (8.33%) BGP
6 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
6 1 (8.33%) VLAN
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (8.33%) Wireless Security
6 1 (8.33%) IPsec
6 1 (8.33%) SSL
6 1 (8.33%) DMVPN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Network Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Project Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Voice Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Service Management
1 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) PHP
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) CCNP
4 1 (8.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) F5
3 6 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (50.00%) Websense
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat