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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foundry
Rank 876 847 817
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -30
Permanent jobs citing Foundry 29 26 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.024% 0.066%
As % of the Vendors category 0.053% 0.051% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 29 20 68
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £34,525 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £60,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -5.88%

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
54236 50826 57125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.54% 47.73% 48.64%
Number of salaries quoted 42982 41717 47758
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 23 September 2014 within the UK.

Foundry Salary Histogram in the UK

Foundry
Top 9 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 23 September 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
(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 -22 23 £52,500 +5.00% 2
London 0 16 £55,000 -4.34% 1
South East -7 5 £52,500 +51.07%
Berkshire 0 4 £52,500 -
Reading - 4 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £51,250 -
East of England - 2 £51,250 -
Southampton 0 1 £81,840 +177.42%
Hampshire -10 1 £81,840 +177.42%

Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 36 (83.72%) Cisco
2 32 (74.42%) Juniper
3 21 (48.84%) UNIX
4 19 (44.19%) Firewall
5 18 (41.86%) Aruba
6 17 (39.53%) Internet
6 17 (39.53%) Cisco IOS
6 17 (39.53%) Junos
7 16 (37.21%) OSPF
8 15 (34.88%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (27.91%) MPLS
9 12 (27.91%) BGP
9 12 (27.91%) Degree
10 11 (25.58%) Linux
10 11 (25.58%) CheckPoint
10 11 (25.58%) Project Management
10 11 (25.58%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (23.26%) CCNP
11 10 (23.26%) VLAN
11 10 (23.26%) Load Balancing
12 9 (20.93%) Brocade
12 9 (20.93%) Network Security
13 8 (18.60%) Wireless
13 8 (18.60%) Wireshark
13 8 (18.60%) Social Media
14 7 (16.28%) Solaris
14 7 (16.28%) VPN
14 7 (16.28%) CCIE
14 7 (16.28%) Apple
14 7 (16.28%) Wi-Fi

Foundry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 4 (9.30%) IIS
1 4 (9.30%) Apache
1 4 (9.30%) Lync
2 1 (2.33%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) Maya
2 1 (2.33%) Final Cut Pro
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (44.19%) Firewall
2 17 (39.53%) Internet
2 17 (39.53%) Cisco IOS
2 17 (39.53%) Junos
3 16 (37.21%) OSPF
4 12 (27.91%) BGP
4 12 (27.91%) MPLS
5 11 (25.58%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (23.26%) VLAN
7 9 (20.93%) Network Security
8 8 (18.60%) Wireshark
8 8 (18.60%) Wireless
9 7 (16.28%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (16.28%) VPN
9 7 (16.28%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (16.28%) FWSM
10 6 (13.95%) NetScaler
10 6 (13.95%) HSRP
10 6 (13.95%) IPsec
10 6 (13.95%) SSL
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Games
2 6 (13.95%) Marketing
3 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Advertising
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Security Manager
2 6 (13.95%) SEO Specialist
3 4 (9.30%) Network Project Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Network Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Network Security Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Security Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Wireless Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Sales Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) HTML
1 4 (9.30%) XML
2 2 (4.65%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Social Media
2 7 (16.28%) Open Source
2 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
3 6 (13.95%) Blog
3 6 (13.95%) Firmware
4 5 (11.63%) Mathematics
4 5 (11.63%) Physics
5 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) UNIX
2 11 (25.58%) Linux
3 7 (16.28%) Solaris
4 6 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (9.30%) Mac OS X
6 3 (6.98%) Windows
7 2 (4.65%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Project Management
2 10 (23.26%) Load Balancing
3 6 (13.95%) SEO
4 5 (11.63%) ITIL
4 5 (11.63%) Time Management
5 4 (9.30%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (9.30%) Network Design
5 4 (9.30%) Web Development
6 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.65%) Product Management
6 2 (4.65%) Network Management
7 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) Java
2 4 (9.30%) Perl
2 4 (9.30%) Python
2 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (27.91%) Degree
3 10 (23.26%) CCNP
4 7 (16.28%) CCIE
5 5 (11.63%) CCNA
6 4 (9.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (6.98%) CISSP
7 3 (6.98%) JNCIP
7 3 (6.98%) JNCIE
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) OpenView
2 1 (2.33%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 36 (83.72%) Cisco
2 32 (74.42%) Juniper
3 18 (41.86%) Aruba
4 11 (25.58%) CheckPoint
5 9 (20.93%) Brocade
6 7 (16.28%) F5
6 7 (16.28%) VMware
6 7 (16.28%) Apple
7 6 (13.95%) Facebook
7 6 (13.95%) Google
7 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
8 5 (11.63%) HP
9 4 (9.30%) Sun
9 4 (9.30%) Egenera
10 3 (6.98%) Riverbed
11 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
12 1 (2.33%) Adobe
12 1 (2.33%) Autodesk
12 1 (2.33%) Tektronix
12 1 (2.33%) Nimsoft
London
Mavens of London
Salary: £18500 - £23000
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockton-on-Tees
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + pension
Posted: 18 days ago