The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Foundry products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foundry over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foundry
Rank 838 830 804
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -26
Permanent jobs citing Foundry 11 33 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.033% 0.056%
As % of the Vendors category 0.023% 0.071% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 35
Average salary £53,750 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.57% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £30,525 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -
Foundry
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
47049 46736 48814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.29% 47.02% 47.91%
Number of salaries quoted 38774 37498 40725
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Foundry
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Foundry Jobs Demand Trend in England

Foundry
Salary Trend in England

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

Foundry Salary Trend in England

Foundry
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Foundry across the England region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Foundry Salary Histogram in England

Foundry
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Foundry within the England region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -6 8 £55,000 +57.14%
South East -23 3 £52,500 -12.50%
Foundry
UK

Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 31 (75.61%) Cisco
2 23 (56.10%) Firewall
3 22 (53.66%) BGP
3 22 (53.66%) Linux
4 21 (51.22%) UNIX
4 21 (51.22%) Internet
5 20 (48.78%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (48.78%) Juniper
6 18 (43.90%) VLAN
7 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
7 17 (41.46%) Windows
8 15 (36.59%) TCP/IP
8 15 (36.59%) CCNA
9 14 (34.15%) OSPF
10 13 (31.71%) CheckPoint
10 13 (31.71%) LAN
11 12 (29.27%) Apache
11 12 (29.27%) MPLS
11 12 (29.27%) IPsec
11 12 (29.27%) Wireshark
11 12 (29.27%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (29.27%) Aruba
11 12 (29.27%) F5
12 11 (26.83%) Degree
13 10 (24.39%) Fortinet
13 10 (24.39%) Computer Science
13 10 (24.39%) EIGRP
13 10 (24.39%) SSL
13 10 (24.39%) VPN
13 10 (24.39%) WAN

Foundry
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 12 (29.27%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) SAS
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (56.10%) Firewall
2 22 (53.66%) BGP
3 21 (51.22%) Internet
4 18 (43.90%) VLAN
5 15 (36.59%) TCP/IP
6 14 (34.15%) OSPF
7 13 (31.71%) LAN
8 12 (29.27%) MPLS
8 12 (29.27%) Wireshark
8 12 (29.27%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (29.27%) IPsec
9 10 (24.39%) EIGRP
9 10 (24.39%) SSL
9 10 (24.39%) VPN
9 10 (24.39%) WAN
10 9 (21.95%) tcpdump
10 9 (21.95%) snoop
11 8 (19.51%) Network Security
12 7 (17.07%) Gigabit Ethernet
12 7 (17.07%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Subversion
2 1 (2.44%) Maven
2 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (21.95%) Marketing
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 25 (60.98%) Network Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) SEO Specialist
3 7 (17.07%) Security Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Network Support
5 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Network Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) Project Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Network Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.44%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) SOAP
2 1 (2.44%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) JMS
2 1 (2.44%) RESTful
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Computer Science
2 9 (21.95%) Blog
2 9 (21.95%) Social Media
3 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.88%) Open Source
4 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.88%) Physics
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 22 (53.66%) Linux
2 21 (51.22%) UNIX
3 17 (41.46%) Windows
4 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (17.07%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.32%) Solaris
7 2 (4.88%) Debian
7 2 (4.88%) OpenBSD
7 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) SEO
2 7 (17.07%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (14.63%) Project Management
4 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.32%) Network Management
5 3 (7.32%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.88%) Change Management
7 1 (2.44%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.44%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.44%) Web Development
7 1 (2.44%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) Shell Script
2 5 (12.20%) Python
3 3 (7.32%) Java
3 3 (7.32%) Perl
3 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.88%) PHP
5 1 (2.44%) C
5 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (48.78%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (36.59%) CCNA
3 11 (26.83%) Degree
4 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (19.51%) MCSE
5 6 (14.63%) CCNP
6 2 (4.88%) CCIE
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Firmware
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 31 (75.61%) Cisco
2 20 (48.78%) Juniper
3 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
4 13 (31.71%) CheckPoint
5 12 (29.27%) Aruba
5 12 (29.27%) F5
6 10 (24.39%) Fortinet
7 9 (21.95%) Oracle
7 9 (21.95%) Google
7 9 (21.95%) Apple
7 9 (21.95%) HP
7 9 (21.95%) Facebook
8 3 (7.32%) Aerohive Networks
8 3 (7.32%) Meraki
8 3 (7.32%) Meru Networks
8 3 (7.32%) Websense
8 3 (7.32%) Brocade
8 3 (7.32%) Blue Coat
8 3 (7.32%) Riverbed
8 3 (7.32%) Infoblox