The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Foundry products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foundry over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foundry
Rank 834 843 827
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Permanent jobs citing Foundry 32 32 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.031% 0.053%
As % of the Vendors category 0.064% 0.065% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 29 24 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 £45,800 £33,950 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
49752 49605 52244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.78% 47.57% 47.30%
Number of salaries quoted 41004 39386 43651
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

Foundry
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Foundry Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Foundry
Salary Trend

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

Foundry Salary Trend in the UK

Foundry
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Foundry over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 within the UK.

Foundry Salary Histogram in the UK

Foundry
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Foundry within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +11 24 £55,000 +47.05% 2
London -8 13 £51,750 +40.05%
City of London +8 7 £47,000 +28.76%
Berkshire -6 6 £52,500 -16.00%
South East -20 6 £52,500 -16.00%
East of England - 5 £60,000 - 2
Reading -4 4 £52,500 -16.00%
Hertfordshire - 4 £60,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £43,000 -
Newmarket - 1 £43,000 -

Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 58 (86.57%) Cisco
2 43 (64.18%) Juniper
2 43 (64.18%) UNIX
3 31 (46.27%) Cisco IOS
4 30 (44.78%) Aruba
5 28 (41.79%) Firewall
6 25 (37.31%) Linux
7 24 (35.82%) Junos
8 23 (34.33%) BGP
8 23 (34.33%) VLAN
9 22 (32.84%) Internet
10 21 (31.34%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
11 17 (25.37%) CheckPoint
11 17 (25.37%) Windows
12 16 (23.88%) Apache
12 16 (23.88%) TCP/IP
12 16 (23.88%) F5
12 16 (23.88%) Wireshark
13 15 (22.39%) OSPF
13 15 (22.39%) CCNA
14 14 (20.90%) LAN
15 13 (19.40%) HP
15 13 (19.40%) MPLS
15 13 (19.40%) IPsec
15 13 (19.40%) tcpdump
15 13 (19.40%) snoop
16 12 (17.91%) Degree
16 12 (17.91%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (17.91%) Cisco PIX

Foundry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 (23.88%) Apache
2 6 (8.96%) IIS
3 4 (5.97%) Lync
4 2 (2.99%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (46.27%) Cisco IOS
2 28 (41.79%) Firewall
3 24 (35.82%) Junos
4 23 (34.33%) BGP
4 23 (34.33%) VLAN
5 22 (32.84%) Internet
6 16 (23.88%) TCP/IP
6 16 (23.88%) Wireshark
7 15 (22.39%) OSPF
8 14 (20.90%) LAN
9 13 (19.40%) MPLS
9 13 (19.40%) IPsec
9 13 (19.40%) tcpdump
9 13 (19.40%) snoop
10 12 (17.91%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (17.91%) Cisco PIX
11 11 (16.42%) Network Security
11 11 (16.42%) EIGRP
11 11 (16.42%) SSL
11 11 (16.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Subversion
General
1 9 (13.43%) Marketing
2 4 (5.97%) Games
3 3 (4.48%) Finance
3 3 (4.48%) Banking
3 3 (4.48%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (65.67%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.43%) SEO Specialist
3 7 (10.45%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Security Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Administrator
4 6 (8.96%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.46%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Network Support
6 4 (5.97%) Network Project Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Network Manager
6 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.97%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) UNIX Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) SOAP
2 5 (7.46%) XML
2 5 (7.46%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Computer Science
2 9 (13.43%) Blog
2 9 (13.43%) Social Media
3 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.99%) Open Source
4 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.99%) Physics
4 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 43 (64.18%) UNIX
2 25 (37.31%) Linux
3 17 (25.37%) Windows
4 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (10.45%) Solaris
5 7 (10.45%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.99%) Debian
7 2 (2.99%) OpenBSD
7 2 (2.99%) CentOS
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.93%) Project Management
2 9 (13.43%) SEO
3 7 (10.45%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (8.96%) Load Balancing
5 5 (7.46%) Web Development
6 4 (5.97%) Network Design
6 4 (5.97%) Network Management
7 3 (4.48%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (2.99%) ITIL
8 2 (2.99%) Change Management
9 1 (1.49%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.94%) Shell Script
2 7 (10.45%) Perl
3 6 (8.96%) Java
4 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.46%) Python
5 3 (4.48%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.99%) PHP
7 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (31.34%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (22.39%) CCNA
3 12 (17.91%) Degree
4 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (11.94%) MCSE
5 7 (10.45%) CCNP
6 3 (4.48%) CCIE
7 1 (1.49%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.49%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.49%) CISSP
System Software
1 7 (10.45%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.96%) Firmware
2 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) OpenView
Vendors
1 58 (86.57%) Cisco
2 43 (64.18%) Juniper
3 30 (44.78%) Aruba
4 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
4 17 (25.37%) CheckPoint
5 16 (23.88%) F5
6 13 (19.40%) HP
7 10 (14.93%) Fortinet
8 9 (13.43%) Google
8 9 (13.43%) Apple
8 9 (13.43%) Facebook
9 8 (11.94%) Oracle
10 7 (10.45%) VMware
10 7 (10.45%) Brocade
11 5 (7.46%) Egenera
11 5 (7.46%) Sun
12 4 (5.97%) Red Hat
13 3 (4.48%) Aerohive Networks
13 3 (4.48%) Meraki
13 3 (4.48%) Meru Networks
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