The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 496 405 386
Rank change year-on-year
-91 -19
Permanent jobs citing Ethernet 466 615 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.57% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% 3.11% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 370 482 614
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20545 19756 21121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.57% 18.17% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16471 15851 17426
Average salary £44,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 30 July 2014 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 30 July 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 -77 445 £40,000 -5.88% 45
London -89 169 £47,500 +1.06% 16
South East -22 152 £35,000 -22.22% 14
Berkshire +3 46 £35,000 -33.33% 5
Surrey -2 35 £31,000 -43.63% 3
East of England -7 33 £42,500 +14.86% 5
City of London -39 32 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Hampshire -25 31 £37,500 - 4
South West -34 31 £32,000 -20.00% 5
North West +6 26 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Cambridgeshire +12 24 £42,500 +42.85% 5
Reading -4 24 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Cambridge +18 21 £42,500 +39.34% 5
Manchester +2 15 £32,500 -15.03% 3
West Midlands -6 15 £30,500 -23.75%
Bracknell - 14 £35,000 - 1
Dorking - 13 - -
West Sussex 0 11 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Wales -34 11 £37,500 -3.22% 4
Buckinghamshire -7 10 £35,000 -27.08%
Wiltshire - 10 £25,000 - 1
Birmingham +8 9 £30,500 -17.56%
Basingstoke -5 9 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Bristol -16 9 £31,250 -21.87% 2
Horsham - 9 £27,500 -
Derbyshire -5 8 £37,500 +36.36%
East Midlands -10 8 £37,500 +36.36%
Scotland -22 8 £38,500 +1.32% 4
Edinburgh -23 8 £38,500 +10.00% 2
Hammersmith 0 7 £59,000 -34.44%

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 395 (39.26%) Cisco
2 376 (37.38%) TCP/IP
3 356 (35.39%) Windows
4 315 (31.31%) MPLS
5 285 (28.33%) Firewall
6 284 (28.23%) WAN
7 276 (27.44%) Linux
8 251 (24.95%) Cisco Certification
9 240 (23.86%) Degree
10 234 (23.26%) Telecoms
11 230 (22.86%) LAN
12 219 (21.77%) C
13 210 (20.87%) VPN
14 207 (20.58%) Microsoft
15 190 (18.89%) BGP
16 181 (17.99%) VMware
17 180 (17.89%) OSPF
18 178 (17.69%) DNS
19 158 (15.71%) Active Directory
20 150 (14.91%) CCNP
21 148 (14.71%) Juniper
21 148 (14.71%) C++
22 143 (14.21%) CCNA
23 142 (14.12%) Wireless
24 138 (13.72%) Software Engineering
25 128 (12.72%) Internet
26 121 (12.03%) HP
26 121 (12.03%) MS Excel
27 118 (11.73%) MS Exchange
28 117 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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
1 118 (11.73%) MS Exchange
2 57 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (5.07%) Apache
4 22 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 19 (1.89%) SharePoint
7 18 (1.79%) Moodle
7 18 (1.79%) IIS
8 15 (1.49%) Tomcat
9 14 (1.39%) Lync
9 14 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (1.19%) Node.js
11 8 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.60%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.50%) SAS
15 4 (0.40%) GroupWise
15 4 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.40%) WebLogic
16 3 (0.30%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 121 (12.03%) MS Excel
2 73 (7.26%) MS Office
3 14 (1.39%) AutoCAD
4 13 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.099%) Simulink
5 1 (0.099%) EPLAN
Business Applications
1 3 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.099%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.099%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.60%) Office 365
3 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.099%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 376 (37.38%) TCP/IP
2 315 (31.31%) MPLS
3 285 (28.33%) Firewall
4 284 (28.23%) WAN
5 230 (22.86%) LAN
6 210 (20.87%) VPN
7 190 (18.89%) BGP
8 180 (17.89%) OSPF
9 178 (17.69%) DNS
10 142 (14.12%) Wireless
11 128 (12.72%) Internet
12 112 (11.13%) DHCP
13 100 (9.94%) SAN
14 94 (9.34%) Network Security
15 92 (9.15%) Wi-Fi
16 89 (8.85%) ADSL
17 83 (8.25%) VoIP
18 73 (7.26%) DWDM
19 70 (6.96%) SNMP
19 70 (6.96%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.37%) MySQL
3 27 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (1.99%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.39%) RDBMS
7 12 (1.19%) HBase
8 8 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (0.80%) Big Data
9 7 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.40%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.30%) OLAP
11 3 (0.30%) MS Access
11 3 (0.30%) OLTP
11 3 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.20%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.20%) DB2
Development Applications
1 44 (4.37%) Subversion
2 36 (3.58%) Git (software)
3 18 (1.79%) Visual Studio
3 18 (1.79%) PVCS
4 8 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.30%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.20%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.20%) Hudson
7 2 (0.20%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (0.20%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.099%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.099%) CodeWarrior
8 1 (0.099%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.099%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.099%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.099%) WebLOAD
General
1 234 (23.26%) Telecoms
2 99 (9.84%) Electronics
3 94 (9.34%) Finance
4 45 (4.47%) Aerospace
5 37 (3.68%) Marketing
6 25 (2.49%) Manufacturing
7 24 (2.39%) Retail
8 17 (1.69%) Multimedia
9 14 (1.39%) Legal
10 12 (1.19%) Avionics
11 11 (1.09%) Advertising
12 10 (0.99%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.99%) Law
13 9 (0.89%) Banking
14 8 (0.80%) Spanish Language
15 7 (0.70%) Back Office
16 5 (0.50%) Automotive
16 5 (0.50%) French Language
17 4 (0.40%) Italian Language
17 4 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 197 (19.58%) Network Engineer
2 111 (11.03%) Software Engineer
3 83 (8.25%) Analyst
4 80 (7.95%) Consultant
5 79 (7.85%) Support Engineer
6 62 (6.16%) Administrator
7 53 (5.27%) Systems Administrator
8 48 (4.77%) Systems Engineer
9 45 (4.47%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 34 (3.38%) Technical Support
11 33 (3.28%) Support Analyst
12 32 (3.18%) Architect
13 29 (2.88%) Operations Engineer
14 28 (2.78%) Network Operations Engineer
15 27 (2.68%) Developer
15 27 (2.68%) Team Leader
16 26 (2.58%) Senior Software Engineer
16 26 (2.58%) Design Engineer
17 25 (2.49%) Firmware Engineer
17 25 (2.49%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (6.36%) .NET
2 42 (4.17%) MFC
3 23 (2.29%) Qt
4 21 (2.09%) XML
4 21 (2.09%) HTML
5 19 (1.89%) CSS
6 16 (1.59%) WPF
6 16 (1.59%) Direct3D
6 16 (1.59%) OpenGL
6 16 (1.59%) STL
7 14 (1.39%) Regular Expression
7 14 (1.39%) Web Services
8 11 (1.09%) LAMP
9 8 (0.80%) .NET Framework
9 8 (0.80%) Flash
10 5 (0.50%) COM
10 5 (0.50%) Middleware
10 5 (0.50%) REST
11 4 (0.40%) Velocity
11 4 (0.40%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 96 (9.54%) Computer Science
2 88 (8.75%) Firmware
3 35 (3.48%) Mathematics
4 34 (3.38%) Management Information System
5 32 (3.18%) Replication
6 31 (3.08%) Device Driver
7 29 (2.88%) Video Conferencing
8 26 (2.58%) Open Source
9 25 (2.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 25 (2.49%) Embedded Systems
10 23 (2.29%) Clustering
11 20 (1.99%) STB
12 17 (1.69%) Blackberry
12 17 (1.69%) CAN bus
12 17 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (1.59%) Visualisation
13 16 (1.59%) CUDA
14 15 (1.49%) EqualLogic
15 13 (1.29%) E-Learning
15 13 (1.29%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 356 (35.39%) Windows
2 276 (27.44%) Linux
3 107 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 89 (8.85%) UNIX
5 65 (6.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 56 (5.57%) CentOS
7 54 (5.37%) Windows 7
8 52 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 51 (5.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 39 (3.88%) Windows XP
11 33 (3.28%) Mac OS X
12 21 (2.09%) Embedded Linux
13 15 (1.49%) Solaris
14 14 (1.39%) Windows 8
14 14 (1.39%) Windows Vista
15 12 (1.19%) Android
16 11 (1.09%) Fedora
17 7 (0.70%) Apple iOS
18 6 (0.60%) SUSE
19 5 (0.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (13.72%) Software Engineering
2 99 (9.84%) ITIL
3 76 (7.55%) Service Delivery
4 61 (6.06%) Project Management
5 53 (5.27%) Network Management
6 46 (4.57%) Network Design
7 42 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 42 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
8 39 (3.88%) Change Management
9 35 (3.48%) Time Management
10 33 (3.28%) Migration
10 33 (3.28%) UML
11 31 (3.08%) Capacity Planning
12 26 (2.58%) TDD
13 25 (2.49%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (2.39%) Configuration Management
15 23 (2.29%) Capacity Management
15 23 (2.29%) Analytics
16 22 (2.19%) Performance Testing
17 21 (2.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 219 (21.77%) C
2 148 (14.71%) C++
3 89 (8.85%) Embedded C
4 88 (8.75%) SQL
5 87 (8.65%) Python
6 59 (5.86%) C#
7 55 (5.47%) Perl
8 46 (4.57%) Bash Shell
9 41 (4.08%) Assembly Language
10 38 (3.78%) Java
11 35 (3.48%) Embedded C++
12 24 (2.39%) Shell Script
13 20 (1.99%) VB
13 20 (1.99%) PHP
14 19 (1.89%) sed
15 18 (1.79%) VC++
16 13 (1.29%) PowerShell
17 12 (1.19%) Ruby
18 11 (1.09%) JavaScript
18 11 (1.09%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 251 (24.95%) Cisco Certification
2 240 (23.86%) Degree
3 150 (14.91%) CCNP
4 143 (14.21%) CCNA
5 51 (5.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 49 (4.87%) CCIE
7 43 (4.27%) Security Cleared
8 26 (2.58%) MCSE
9 23 (2.29%) SC Cleared
10 20 (1.99%) CCIP
11 18 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 17 (1.69%) MCP
13 16 (1.59%) MCITP
13 16 (1.59%) JNCIE
13 16 (1.59%) MCSA
14 14 (1.39%) HND
15 11 (1.09%) CCDP
16 10 (0.99%) CISSP
17 9 (0.89%) DV Cleared
17 9 (0.89%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.87%) SLA
1 49 (4.87%) QA
2 9 (0.89%) TickIT
3 8 (0.80%) JTAG
3 8 (0.80%) IEC 61508
4 7 (0.70%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.60%) DO-178B
6 5 (0.50%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.40%) HL7
8 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.099%) WAI
System Software
1 158 (15.71%) Active Directory
2 117 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (6.06%) vSphere
4 39 (3.88%) Hyper-V
5 25 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (2.29%) XenApp
7 21 (2.09%) NFS
8 17 (1.69%) UAG
9 16 (1.59%) Terminal Services
10 13 (1.29%) XenDesktop
11 11 (1.09%) Samba
11 11 (1.09%) VMware ESX
11 11 (1.09%) XenServer
12 9 (0.89%) Shibboleth
12 9 (0.89%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 9 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (0.70%) KVM
14 6 (0.60%) MetaFrame
15 5 (0.50%) ISA Server
15 5 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 32 (3.18%) OpenView
2 30 (2.98%) Puppet
3 20 (1.99%) CiscoWorks
4 19 (1.89%) Nagios
5 13 (1.29%) NetBackup
6 11 (1.09%) YUM
6 11 (1.09%) SolarWinds Orion
7 9 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
8 8 (0.80%) WSUS
8 8 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (0.70%) Backup Exec
9 7 (0.70%) SCDPM
9 7 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
9 7 (0.70%) SCCM
9 7 (0.70%) Cacti
10 6 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.50%) XenMobile
12 4 (0.40%) WhatsUp Gold
12 4 (0.40%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 395 (39.26%) Cisco
2 207 (20.58%) Microsoft
3 181 (17.99%) VMware
4 148 (14.71%) Juniper
5 121 (12.03%) HP
6 80 (7.95%) Citrix
7 73 (7.26%) CheckPoint
8 65 (6.46%) Red Hat
9 58 (5.77%) F5
10 46 (4.57%) Oracle
11 45 (4.47%) EMC
12 39 (3.88%) SolarWinds
13 35 (3.48%) Dell
14 32 (3.18%) Fortinet
14 32 (3.18%) NetApp
15 31 (3.08%) Avaya
16 21 (2.09%) BT
17 19 (1.89%) Nokia
17 19 (1.89%) Riverbed
18 17 (1.69%) Symantec
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Pontypool, Gwent
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £46000.00 - £57000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £26k - 28k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Exponential-e
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
St. Asaph, Clwyd
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £75000 per annum - share options + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Cognizant
Posted: 7 days ago
Hampshire
Arqiva
Posted: 12 days ago