The table below looks at the statistics for Ethernet skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethernet
Rank 443 467 420
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -47
Permanent jobs citing Ethernet 558 487 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.47% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.97% 2.73% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 430 362 476
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
18793 17807 21534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.79% 17.13% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15284 13978 17888
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ethernet
Salary Trend

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

Ethernet Salary Trend in the UK

Ethernet
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ethernet over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 within the UK.

Ethernet Salary Histogram in the UK

Ethernet
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the UK 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
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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 +26 507 £41,500 -1.77% 91
South East -10 210 £37,500 -10.71% 29
London +37 161 £50,000 +5.26% 15
Berkshire +17 96 £40,000 -20.00% 9
Surrey +3 56 £32,500 +4.83% 5
Reading -7 41 £40,000 -21.95% 5
City of London +10 36 £47,500 -13.63% 4
East of England -14 36 £55,000 +4.76% 21
Cambridgeshire +12 30 £52,500 -4.54% 20
Cambridge +10 30 £52,500 -25.00% 18
Yorkshire -3 29 £35,000 -6.66% 5
South West -40 26 £40,000 - 11
Reigate +5 24 £31,500 +24.75% 1
South Yorkshire +4 23 £35,000 - 2
Hampshire -28 22 £40,000 +10.34% 6
Scotland +25 21 £38,500 +4.05% 5
Bracknell -3 21 £27,500 -19.11% 3
North West +1 20 £42,500 - 1
Edinburgh +13 15 £38,500 +4.05% 2
Slough - 15 £37,500 -
West Sussex 0 14 £52,500 +50.00%
West Midlands -27 13 £33,750 +12.50% 6
Sheffield - 13 £35,000 - 2
Wiltshire +6 12 £55,000 +134.04% 1
Basingstoke +5 12 £40,000 +3.89%
East Midlands +33 10 £37,500 -2.59% 2
Barnsley - 10 £33,500 -
Dorking - 10 - -
Manchester -9 9 £25,000 -54.54%
Buckinghamshire +13 8 £40,000 -4.76% 4

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Ethernet 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 Ethernet.

1 452 (41.66%) Cisco
2 410 (37.79%) MPLS
3 367 (33.82%) TCP/IP
4 366 (33.73%) Firewall
5 365 (33.64%) Cisco Certification
6 346 (31.89%) Windows
7 328 (30.23%) LAN
8 318 (29.31%) WAN
9 311 (28.66%) Telecoms
10 306 (28.20%) VPN
11 260 (23.96%) Microsoft
12 238 (21.94%) OSPF
13 232 (21.38%) BGP
14 231 (21.29%) CCNP
15 226 (20.83%) DNS
16 225 (20.74%) Linux
17 222 (20.46%) Juniper
18 209 (19.26%) CCNA
19 202 (18.62%) Degree
20 199 (18.34%) Wireless
21 198 (18.25%) VoIP
22 185 (17.05%) VMware
23 176 (16.22%) HP
24 172 (15.85%) Active Directory
25 170 (15.67%) C
26 168 (15.48%) ITIL
27 164 (15.12%) DHCP
28 151 (13.92%) MS Excel
29 146 (13.46%) Internet
30 140 (12.90%) Software Engineering

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Ethernet 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 Ethernet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 138 (12.72%) MS Exchange
2 49 (4.52%) Lync
3 44 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (3.04%) Apache
5 24 (2.21%) Moodle
5 24 (2.21%) IIS
6 22 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2003
8 18 (1.66%) WebSphere
8 18 (1.66%) WebLogic
9 16 (1.47%) Tomcat
9 16 (1.47%) SharePoint
10 12 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.46%) Node.js
13 4 (0.37%) nginx
14 3 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.18%) TWiki
Applications
1 151 (13.92%) MS Excel
2 128 (11.80%) MS Office
3 25 (2.30%) MS Visio
4 21 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.11%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.092%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.092%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.95%) Office 365
2 16 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.65%) IaaS
6 4 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.37%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 410 (37.79%) MPLS
2 367 (33.82%) TCP/IP
3 366 (33.73%) Firewall
4 328 (30.23%) LAN
5 318 (29.31%) WAN
6 306 (28.20%) VPN
7 238 (21.94%) OSPF
8 232 (21.38%) BGP
9 226 (20.83%) DNS
10 199 (18.34%) Wireless
11 198 (18.25%) VoIP
12 164 (15.12%) DHCP
13 146 (13.46%) Internet
14 134 (12.35%) ADSL
15 129 (11.89%) Cisco ASA
16 122 (11.24%) VLAN
17 111 (10.23%) SAN
18 108 (9.95%) Network Security
19 103 (9.49%) Wi-Fi
20 98 (9.03%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (3.96%) SQL Server
2 35 (3.23%) MySQL
3 18 (1.66%) Oracle Database
3 18 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
4 14 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (0.55%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.55%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.46%) MS Access
9 4 (0.37%) HBase
9 4 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.28%) Informix
11 2 (0.18%) DB2
12 1 (0.092%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 51 (4.70%) Subversion
2 45 (4.15%) Git (software)
3 24 (2.21%) Visual Studio
4 17 (1.57%) Toad
5 11 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
5 11 (1.01%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.55%) WebLOAD
7 5 (0.46%) TestDirector
7 5 (0.46%) LabVIEW
7 5 (0.46%) GDB
8 4 (0.37%) JIRA
9 3 (0.28%) PVCS
9 3 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.28%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.18%) WiX
10 2 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.18%) InstallShield
11 1 (0.092%) MSTest
11 1 (0.092%) Trac
General
1 311 (28.66%) Telecoms
2 127 (11.71%) Finance
3 95 (8.76%) Electronics
4 40 (3.69%) Marketing
5 33 (3.04%) Retail
6 20 (1.84%) Manufacturing
7 17 (1.57%) Law
7 17 (1.57%) Legal
8 13 (1.20%) Back Office
9 12 (1.11%) Multimedia
10 11 (1.01%) Aerospace
10 11 (1.01%) Automotive
11 9 (0.83%) Banking
12 8 (0.74%) Advertising
13 7 (0.65%) French Language
14 5 (0.46%) Local Government
15 4 (0.37%) Military
16 3 (0.28%) German Language
16 3 (0.28%) Italian Language
17 2 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 274 (25.25%) Network Engineer
2 133 (12.26%) Software Engineer
3 99 (9.12%) Support Engineer
4 84 (7.74%) Analyst
5 61 (5.62%) Senior Network Engineer
6 60 (5.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 56 (5.16%) Consultant
8 46 (4.24%) NOC Engineer
9 40 (3.69%) Administrator
10 39 (3.59%) Technical Engineer
11 38 (3.50%) Technical Support
12 37 (3.41%) Architect
13 36 (3.32%) Systems Administrator
14 31 (2.86%) Technical Support Engineer
15 29 (2.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 29 (2.67%) Operations Engineer
16 28 (2.58%) Network Operations Engineer
16 28 (2.58%) 2nd Line Support
17 26 (2.40%) Service Analyst
17 26 (2.40%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (5.07%) .NET
2 31 (2.86%) MFC
3 29 (2.67%) Qt
4 28 (2.58%) SOAP
5 27 (2.49%) Web Services
6 26 (2.40%) CSS
7 25 (2.30%) WPF
8 24 (2.21%) XML
8 24 (2.21%) HTML
9 19 (1.75%) STL
9 19 (1.75%) OpenGL
9 19 (1.75%) Direct3D
10 17 (1.57%) JMS
10 17 (1.57%) JAXB
10 17 (1.57%) WSDL
11 15 (1.38%) COM
12 11 (1.01%) LAMP
12 11 (1.01%) Regular Expression
13 10 (0.92%) jQuery
14 8 (0.74%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 81 (7.47%) Computer Science
2 64 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (3.69%) Blackberry
4 29 (2.67%) Mathematics
4 29 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
5 25 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 24 (2.21%) Replication
7 23 (2.12%) Device Driver
8 22 (2.03%) VLE
9 21 (1.94%) Visualisation
10 20 (1.84%) CMDB
10 20 (1.84%) CLARiiON
11 19 (1.75%) Clustering
11 19 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 19 (1.75%) CUDA
11 19 (1.75%) iPad
12 18 (1.66%) Open Source
13 15 (1.38%) Life Science
14 14 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
15 13 (1.20%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 346 (31.89%) Windows
2 225 (20.74%) Linux
3 89 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 88 (8.11%) UNIX
5 64 (5.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 60 (5.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 42 (3.87%) Windows 7
9 40 (3.69%) Windows XP
10 39 (3.59%) Solaris
11 38 (3.50%) CentOS
12 31 (2.86%) Android
13 27 (2.49%) Mac OS X
13 27 (2.49%) Windows Vista
14 21 (1.94%) Windows 8
15 16 (1.47%) SUSE
16 11 (1.01%) Embedded Linux
17 6 (0.55%) Apple iOS
17 6 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
17 6 (0.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (15.48%) ITIL
2 140 (12.90%) Software Engineering
3 103 (9.49%) Network Monitoring
4 101 (9.31%) Service Delivery
5 70 (6.45%) Change Management
6 68 (6.27%) Migration
7 67 (6.18%) Network Design
8 64 (5.90%) Agile Software Development
9 62 (5.71%) Load Balancing
10 55 (5.07%) TDD
11 53 (4.88%) Project Management
12 52 (4.79%) Network Management
13 48 (4.42%) Kalman Filter
14 46 (4.24%) Line Management
14 46 (4.24%) Service Management
15 35 (3.23%) Time Management
16 31 (2.86%) Network Architecture
17 30 (2.76%) Configuration Management
18 28 (2.58%) Mentoring
19 27 (2.49%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 170 (15.67%) C
2 104 (9.59%) C++
3 90 (8.29%) SQL
4 58 (5.35%) C#
5 55 (5.07%) Python
6 44 (4.06%) Embedded C
7 39 (3.59%) Java
8 31 (2.86%) Perl
9 30 (2.76%) Embedded C++
10 24 (2.21%) Assembly Language
11 22 (2.03%) PHP
11 22 (2.03%) VC++
12 18 (1.66%) PL/SQL
13 14 (1.29%) JavaScript
14 11 (1.01%) Shell Script
15 9 (0.83%) sed
16 8 (0.74%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.65%) Bourne shell
18 5 (0.46%) VB
18 5 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 365 (33.64%) Cisco Certification
2 231 (21.29%) CCNP
3 209 (19.26%) CCNA
4 202 (18.62%) Degree
5 98 (9.03%) CCIE
6 86 (7.93%) Security Cleared
7 69 (6.36%) SC Cleared
8 58 (5.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 37 (3.41%) MCSE
10 33 (3.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 33 (3.04%) JNCIS
11 29 (2.67%) JNCIE
12 28 (2.58%) JNCIA
13 24 (2.21%) JNCIP
14 21 (1.94%) CCDA
14 21 (1.94%) Network+ Certification
15 20 (1.84%) CCDP
16 18 (1.66%) DV Cleared
16 18 (1.66%) CCSE
16 18 (1.66%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (11.43%) SLA
2 24 (2.21%) QA
3 19 (1.75%) JTAG
4 11 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.28%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.18%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.092%) WAI
System Software
1 172 (15.85%) Active Directory
2 123 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (6.27%) Firmware
4 34 (3.13%) vSphere
5 24 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (2.21%) Hyper-V
5 24 (2.21%) XenApp
6 17 (1.57%) Samba
7 16 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 16 (1.47%) NFS
8 15 (1.38%) UAG
9 12 (1.11%) Terminal Services
10 11 (1.01%) MetaFrame
11 9 (0.83%) Shibboleth
12 8 (0.74%) Kamailio
12 8 (0.74%) vCloud
13 7 (0.65%) qmail
14 6 (0.55%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 5 (0.46%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 43 (3.96%) OpenView
2 42 (3.87%) CiscoWorks
3 35 (3.23%) Puppet
4 25 (2.30%) SCCM
5 24 (2.21%) SCOM
6 22 (2.03%) Cisco CUCM
7 19 (1.75%) Nagios
8 17 (1.57%) Cisco Prime
9 14 (1.29%) Tivoli
9 14 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
10 10 (0.92%) Backup Exec
11 7 (0.65%) Netcool
11 7 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
11 7 (0.65%) Zenoss
11 7 (0.65%) yum
11 7 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.46%) FortiGate
13 4 (0.37%) Graphite
13 4 (0.37%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 452 (41.66%) Cisco
2 260 (23.96%) Microsoft
3 222 (20.46%) Juniper
4 185 (17.05%) VMware
5 176 (16.22%) HP
6 88 (8.11%) SolarWinds
7 87 (8.02%) CheckPoint
8 76 (7.00%) F5
9 72 (6.64%) Citrix
10 70 (6.45%) Oracle
11 68 (6.27%) EMC
12 55 (5.07%) BT
13 48 (4.42%) Dell
13 48 (4.42%) Red Hat
14 43 (3.96%) Fortinet
15 41 (3.78%) NetApp
16 35 (3.23%) BMC
17 33 (3.04%) Avaya
18 31 (2.86%) Brocade
19 27 (2.49%) IBM
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