The table below looks at the statistics for Ethereal skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ethereal over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethereal
Rank 880 873 878
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Ethereal 11 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.015% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.054% 0.087% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 14
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -13.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £32,500 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £60,000 £56,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £34,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -25.40%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20259 18439 22340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.00% 17.18% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16033 14973 18252
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Ethereal
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ethereal within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Ethereal Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ethereal
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ethereal within the UK.

Ethereal Salary Trend in the UK

Ethereal
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ethereal over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 within the UK.

Ethereal Salary Histogram in the UK

Ethereal
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethereal within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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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
England -25 8 £42,500 -29.16% 4
South East +4 6 £42,500 -13.26% 3
Surrey -4 6 £42,500 +19.71% 1
Chertsey - 5 £40,000 -

Ethereal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Ethereal 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 Ethereal.

1 20 (74.07%) TCP/IP
1 20 (74.07%) Wireshark
1 20 (74.07%) tcpdump
2 18 (66.67%) Linux
3 11 (40.74%) Degree
4 10 (37.04%) CentOS
4 10 (37.04%) F5
4 10 (37.04%) Bourne shell
4 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
4 10 (37.04%) Network Architecture
4 10 (37.04%) YUM
4 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
4 10 (37.04%) Blue Coat
4 10 (37.04%) Korn
4 10 (37.04%) sed
4 10 (37.04%) SSH
4 10 (37.04%) AWK
4 10 (37.04%) Fedora
4 10 (37.04%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (37.04%) Ethernet
4 10 (37.04%) Python
4 10 (37.04%) Perl
4 10 (37.04%) SQL
4 10 (37.04%) MySQL
4 10 (37.04%) UNIX
4 10 (37.04%) SAN
4 10 (37.04%) Red Hat
4 10 (37.04%) Shell Script
5 9 (33.33%) Analytics
5 9 (33.33%) Video Analytics

Ethereal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Ethereal 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 Ethereal. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) TCP/IP
1 20 (74.07%) Wireshark
1 20 (74.07%) tcpdump
2 10 (37.04%) SSH
2 10 (37.04%) Ethernet
2 10 (37.04%) SAN
3 8 (29.63%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (29.63%) DNS
3 8 (29.63%) SSL
3 8 (29.63%) HTTP
3 8 (29.63%) SNMP
4 4 (14.81%) Firewall
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (7.41%) HSRP
5 2 (7.41%) Wireless
5 2 (7.41%) LAN
5 2 (7.41%) VoIP
5 2 (7.41%) WAN
6 1 (3.70%) VPN
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (37.04%) MySQL
2 8 (29.63%) Big Data
General
1 8 (29.63%) Manufacturing
1 8 (29.63%) Retail
2 5 (18.52%) Billing
3 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) Customer Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) Customer Support Engineer
3 9 (33.33%) Network Engineer
4 8 (29.63%) Network Support Engineer
4 8 (29.63%) Network Support
5 5 (18.52%) Senior Manager
6 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Linux Support
7 2 (7.41%) Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Telecoms Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
2 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
2 5 (18.52%) Replication
2 5 (18.52%) Economics
3 2 (7.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Linux
2 10 (37.04%) CentOS
2 10 (37.04%) Fedora
2 10 (37.04%) UNIX
3 8 (29.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Network Architecture
2 9 (33.33%) Analytics
2 9 (33.33%) Video Analytics
3 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (18.52%) Identity Management
4 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity
4 5 (18.52%) Information Security
4 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
4 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
4 5 (18.52%) OWASP
5 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 1 (3.70%) Logistics
6 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Bourne shell
1 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
1 10 (37.04%) Korn
1 10 (37.04%) sed
1 10 (37.04%) AWK
1 10 (37.04%) Python
1 10 (37.04%) Perl
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
1 10 (37.04%) Shell Script
2 5 (18.52%) C
2 5 (18.52%) C++
2 5 (18.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Degree
2 5 (18.52%) Postgraduate
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) YUM
2 5 (18.52%) WebInspect
2 5 (18.52%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) F5
1 10 (37.04%) Blue Coat
1 10 (37.04%) Red Hat
2 8 (29.63%) WatchGuard
2 8 (29.63%) SonicWALL
2 8 (29.63%) Websense
2 8 (29.63%) Clearswift
2 8 (29.63%) CA
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco
3 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.41%) Aruba
4 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
4 2 (7.41%) Mitel
4 2 (7.41%) ProCurve
4 2 (7.41%) McAfee
4 2 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) Juniper
5 1 (3.70%) Ipanema Technologies
5 1 (3.70%) Riverbed
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