The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Foundry products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foundry over the 3 months to 30 March 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 Foundry Networks.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foundry
Rank 316 313 309
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Foundry 1 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.010% 0.071% 0.036%
As % of the Vendors category 0.020% 0.15% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 4
Average salary £75,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+114.28% +12.90%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +41.17%
Foundry
London

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

Vendors Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5035 5183 5210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 48.16% 45.88% 47.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4301 4440 4613
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Foundry
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Foundry Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Foundry
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Foundry across the City of London region.

Foundry Salary Trend in the City of London

Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Foundry 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 Foundry.

1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Windows XP
2 7 (87.50%) IPsec
2 7 (87.50%) VLAN
2 7 (87.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (87.50%) Fortinet
2 7 (87.50%) Wireshark
2 7 (87.50%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco PIX
2 7 (87.50%) Network Security
2 7 (87.50%) tcpdump
2 7 (87.50%) snoop
2 7 (87.50%) F5
2 7 (87.50%) iptables
2 7 (87.50%) Spanning Tree
2 7 (87.50%) SOAP
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Juniper
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) MPLS
2 7 (87.50%) OSPF
2 7 (87.50%) BGP
2 7 (87.50%) EIGRP
2 7 (87.50%) PPTP
2 7 (87.50%) NetScreen

Foundry
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Foundry 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 Foundry. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) ATM
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) VoIP
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) SMTP
1 7 (87.50%) Ethernet
1 7 (87.50%) FTP
1 7 (87.50%) HTTP
1 7 (87.50%) SNMP
1 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
1 7 (87.50%) VPN
1 7 (87.50%) HTTPS
1 7 (87.50%) SSL
1 7 (87.50%) MPLS
1 7 (87.50%) OSPF
1 7 (87.50%) BGP
1 7 (87.50%) EIGRP
1 7 (87.50%) PPTP
1 7 (87.50%) NetScreen
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Front Office
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
1 7 (87.50%) Network Security Engineer
1 7 (87.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) JMS
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Windows XP
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CCNA
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (87.50%) iptables
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Juniper
1 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
1 7 (87.50%) Fortinet
1 7 (87.50%) F5
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle