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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foundry
Rank 887 893 854
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -39
Permanent jobs citing Foundry 12 17 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.015% 0.025%
As % of the Vendors category 0.024% 0.031% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 24
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £52,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,736 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,312 £60,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
-11.14% +50.94%

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
50696 54467 50406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.68% 46.78% 47.38%
Number of salaries quoted 41538 43168 41214
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +18 9 £57,500 +4.54% 4
London -3 4 £63,750 +6.25%
South East +7 3 £33,500 -36.19% 1
Berkshire +15 2 £33,500 -36.19% 1
Reading -5 2 £33,500 -36.19% 1
York - 2 - - 2
North Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
Hampshire +22 1 £49,123 -39.97%
Havant - 1 £49,123 -

Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 12 (70.59%) Juniper
3 10 (58.82%) Aruba
4 9 (52.94%) OSPF
4 9 (52.94%) BGP
5 8 (47.06%) CheckPoint
5 8 (47.06%) UNIX
6 7 (41.18%) Linux
6 7 (41.18%) VPN
6 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (41.18%) MPLS
6 7 (41.18%) Firewall
7 6 (35.29%) VRRP
7 6 (35.29%) Project Management
7 6 (35.29%) IPsec
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (35.29%) Junos
7 6 (35.29%) HSRP
7 6 (35.29%) EIGRP
7 6 (35.29%) LAN
7 6 (35.29%) WAN
8 5 (29.41%) Solaris
9 4 (23.53%) SSL
9 4 (23.53%) CCNP
9 4 (23.53%) Internet
9 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
9 4 (23.53%) Multicast
9 4 (23.53%) F5
9 4 (23.53%) Riverbed

Foundry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) OSPF
1 9 (52.94%) BGP
2 7 (41.18%) VPN
2 7 (41.18%) MPLS
2 7 (41.18%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) IPsec
3 6 (35.29%) VRRP
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (35.29%) Junos
3 6 (35.29%) HSRP
3 6 (35.29%) LAN
3 6 (35.29%) WAN
3 6 (35.29%) EIGRP
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (23.53%) SSL
4 4 (23.53%) Multicast
4 4 (23.53%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (23.53%) NX-OS
4 4 (23.53%) NetScaler
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) UNIX
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Solaris
4 2 (11.76%) OpenBSD
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) Network Management
3 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Perl
1 2 (11.76%) PHP
1 2 (11.76%) Python
1 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) CCNP
3 3 (17.65%) CCNA
4 2 (11.76%) CCSA
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 12 (70.59%) Juniper
3 10 (58.82%) Aruba
4 8 (47.06%) CheckPoint
5 4 (23.53%) Brocade
5 4 (23.53%) F5
5 4 (23.53%) Riverbed
6 2 (11.76%) Dell
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.88%) IronPort
7 1 (5.88%) Remedy
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Salary: Competitive £ plus bens such as excellent pension, 25+ days hol & more
Posted: 14 days ago