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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foundry
Rank 806 816 801
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs citing Foundry 25 26 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.027% 0.057%
As % of the Vendors category 0.053% 0.056% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 44
Average salary £55,000 £37,400 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% -25.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,350 £33,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £67,000 £62,500
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
47082 46059 48451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.74% 47.50% 47.10%
Number of salaries quoted 39145 37119 40942
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 £67,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -10 14 £55,000 +47.05% 1
South East -28 6 £52,500 -19.23%
East of England - 5 £60,000 -
Foundry
UK

Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 40 (81.63%) Cisco
2 28 (57.14%) Firewall
3 25 (51.02%) Juniper
3 25 (51.02%) UNIX
3 25 (51.02%) Linux
4 23 (46.94%) BGP
4 23 (46.94%) VLAN
5 22 (44.90%) Internet
6 21 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
7 17 (34.69%) CheckPoint
7 17 (34.69%) Windows
8 16 (32.65%) Apache
8 16 (32.65%) TCP/IP
8 16 (32.65%) Wireshark
8 16 (32.65%) F5
9 15 (30.61%) OSPF
9 15 (30.61%) CCNA
10 14 (28.57%) LAN
11 13 (26.53%) HP
11 13 (26.53%) MPLS
11 13 (26.53%) IPsec
11 13 (26.53%) Cisco IOS
11 13 (26.53%) tcpdump
11 13 (26.53%) snoop
12 12 (24.49%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (24.49%) Cisco PIX
12 12 (24.49%) Degree
12 12 (24.49%) Aruba
13 11 (22.45%) Computer Science

Foundry
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 16 (32.65%) Apache
2 6 (12.24%) IIS
3 4 (8.16%) Lync
4 2 (4.08%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (57.14%) Firewall
2 23 (46.94%) BGP
2 23 (46.94%) VLAN
3 22 (44.90%) Internet
4 16 (32.65%) TCP/IP
4 16 (32.65%) Wireshark
5 15 (30.61%) OSPF
6 14 (28.57%) LAN
7 13 (26.53%) MPLS
7 13 (26.53%) IPsec
7 13 (26.53%) Cisco IOS
7 13 (26.53%) tcpdump
7 13 (26.53%) snoop
8 12 (24.49%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (24.49%) Cisco PIX
9 11 (22.45%) Network Security
9 11 (22.45%) EIGRP
9 11 (22.45%) SSL
9 11 (22.45%) VPN
9 11 (22.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Subversion
General
1 9 (18.37%) Marketing
2 4 (8.16%) Games
3 3 (6.12%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (53.06%) Network Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) SEO Specialist
3 7 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Administrator
4 6 (12.24%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Network Support
6 4 (8.16%) Network Project Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Network Manager
6 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) UNIX Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) SOAP
2 5 (10.20%) XML
2 5 (10.20%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Computer Science
2 9 (18.37%) Blog
2 9 (18.37%) Social Media
3 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.08%) Open Source
4 2 (4.08%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.08%) Physics
4 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (51.02%) UNIX
1 25 (51.02%) Linux
2 17 (34.69%) Windows
3 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (14.29%) Solaris
4 7 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.08%) Debian
6 2 (4.08%) OpenBSD
6 2 (4.08%) CentOS
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Project Management
2 9 (18.37%) SEO
3 7 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (12.24%) Load Balancing
5 5 (10.20%) Web Development
6 4 (8.16%) Network Design
6 4 (8.16%) Network Management
7 3 (6.12%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (4.08%) ITIL
8 2 (4.08%) Change Management
9 1 (2.04%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) Shell Script
2 7 (14.29%) Perl
3 6 (12.24%) Java
4 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
4 5 (10.20%) Python
5 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.08%) PHP
7 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (30.61%) CCNA
3 12 (24.49%) Degree
4 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (16.33%) MCSE
5 7 (14.29%) CCNP
6 3 (6.12%) CCIE
7 1 (2.04%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.04%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.04%) CISSP
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.24%) Firmware
2 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) OpenView
Vendors
1 40 (81.63%) Cisco
2 25 (51.02%) Juniper
3 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
3 17 (34.69%) CheckPoint
4 16 (32.65%) F5
5 13 (26.53%) HP
6 12 (24.49%) Aruba
7 10 (20.41%) Fortinet
8 9 (18.37%) Google
8 9 (18.37%) Apple
8 9 (18.37%) Facebook
9 8 (16.33%) Oracle
10 7 (14.29%) VMware
10 7 (14.29%) Brocade
11 5 (10.20%) Egenera
11 5 (10.20%) Sun
12 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
13 3 (6.12%) Aerohive Networks
13 3 (6.12%) Meraki
13 3 (6.12%) Meru Networks