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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foundry over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Foundry Networks.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foundry
Rank 894 963 982
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +19
Permanent jobs citing Foundry 24 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.011% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.055% 0.024% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 7
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -11.53%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -8.00%

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
43252 50881 55008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.16% 46.36% 46.90%
Number of salaries quoted 35072 41219 44108
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Foundry
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Foundry as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 2016 within the UK.

Foundry Salary Histogram in the UK

Foundry
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Foundry within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +53 24 £60,000 +4.34% 6
North West - 15 £38,000 - 3
Manchester - 15 £38,000 - 3
Rochdale - 15 £38,000 - 3
South East +22 8 £60,000 +22.14% 3
Berkshire - 7 £60,000 - 2
Reading - 4 £60,000 - 2
Newbury - 2 £32,500 -
London +53 1 £100,000 +56.86%
Hampshire +2 1 - - 1
Southampton - 1 - - 1

Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing Foundry also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Foundry.

1 33 (89.19%) Cisco
2 27 (72.97%) Brocade
3 25 (67.57%) Juniper
4 23 (62.16%) BGP
5 22 (59.46%) OSPF
5 22 (59.46%) Firewall
6 21 (56.76%) Internet
7 18 (48.65%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (48.65%) Data Centre
8 17 (45.95%) Ericsson
9 16 (43.24%) Unix
10 15 (40.54%) Linux
10 15 (40.54%) Perl
10 15 (40.54%) Ethernet
11 14 (37.84%) SQL
11 14 (37.84%) TACACS
11 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
11 14 (37.84%) Telecoms
12 13 (35.14%) DNS
12 13 (35.14%) Python
13 12 (32.43%) CCNP
13 12 (32.43%) VLAN
14 11 (29.73%) Huawei
14 11 (29.73%) ZyXEL
14 11 (29.73%) MPLS
14 11 (29.73%) Nagios
14 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
14 11 (29.73%) OpenNMS
14 11 (29.73%) Network Management
14 11 (29.73%) Junos

Foundry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.92%) IIS
2 4 (10.81%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
1 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.70%) Bluemix
2 1 (2.70%) IaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.70%) PaaS
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (62.16%) BGP
2 22 (59.46%) Firewall
2 22 (59.46%) OSPF
3 21 (56.76%) Internet
4 15 (40.54%) Ethernet
5 14 (37.84%) TACACS
6 13 (35.14%) DNS
7 12 (32.43%) VLAN
8 11 (29.73%) Junos
8 11 (29.73%) MPLS
8 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
9 10 (27.03%) Asterisk PBX
10 9 (24.32%) Broadband
10 9 (24.32%) IPv6
10 9 (24.32%) VoIP
10 9 (24.32%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (21.62%) LLU
11 8 (21.62%) SNMP
11 8 (21.62%) VPN
11 8 (21.62%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (37.84%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Network Operations Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) NOC Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Designer
3 5 (13.51%) Lead Designer
3 5 (13.51%) Network Designer
3 5 (13.51%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) IT Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Juniper Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Network Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior NOC Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) HTML
1 5 (13.51%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.51%) Clustering
3 5 (13.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
4 3 (8.11%) Physics
5 1 (2.70%) FMCG
5 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Unix
2 15 (40.54%) Linux
3 8 (21.62%) Windows
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
5 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (10.81%) Solaris
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Network Management
2 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
3 7 (18.92%) Network Planning
4 6 (16.22%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (16.22%) Network Design
4 6 (16.22%) Problem Management
5 5 (13.51%) Change Control
5 5 (13.51%) Change Management
5 5 (13.51%) Fault Analysis
5 5 (13.51%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (13.51%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
5 5 (13.51%) Trend Analysis
5 5 (13.51%) Web Development
6 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity
6 4 (10.81%) ITIL
6 4 (10.81%) Migration
6 4 (10.81%) Project Management
7 3 (8.11%) High Availability
7 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) Perl
2 14 (37.84%) SQL
3 13 (35.14%) Python
4 9 (24.32%) PHP
5 6 (16.22%) Java
6 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (32.43%) CCNP
3 10 (27.03%) CCNA
4 8 (21.62%) Degree
5 7 (18.92%) JNCIP
6 6 (16.22%) JNCIA
7 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
8 4 (10.81%) CCIE
9 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) PCI DSS
2 3 (8.11%) ISO 9001
2 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.70%) SAS 70
3 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.51%) Firmware
3 5 (13.51%) iptables
3 5 (13.51%) vSphere
4 3 (8.11%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (2.70%) Docker
5 1 (2.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) Nagios
1 11 (29.73%) OpenNMS
2 9 (24.32%) Puppet
2 9 (24.32%) RANCID
2 9 (24.32%) SCCM
3 8 (21.62%) Cacti
3 8 (21.62%) SCOM
4 2 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (5.41%) WSUS
5 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (89.19%) Cisco
2 27 (72.97%) Brocade
3 25 (67.57%) Juniper
4 17 (45.95%) Ericsson
5 11 (29.73%) Huawei
5 11 (29.73%) ZyXEL
6 8 (21.62%) HP
6 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
7 6 (16.22%) Aruba
7 6 (16.22%) F5
7 6 (16.22%) Redback
7 6 (16.22%) VMware
8 5 (13.51%) CheckPoint
8 5 (13.51%) Egenera
8 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
9 4 (10.81%) QNAP
9 4 (10.81%) Sun
9 4 (10.81%) Zoho
10 2 (5.41%) Citrix
10 2 (5.41%) Symantec
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