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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foundry
Rank 866 838 829
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -9
Permanent jobs citing Foundry 30 29 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.027% 0.065%
As % of the Vendors category 0.055% 0.057% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 64
Average salary £53,750 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £32,725 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £64,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -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
54325 50608 55486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.66% 47.75% 48.36%
Number of salaries quoted 43157 41422 46265
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 £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 2 October 2014 within the UK.

Foundry Salary Histogram in the UK

Foundry
Top 7 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 2 October 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 -13 24 £52,500 +5.00% 2
London -23 18 £37,875 -34.13%
Berkshire +2 4 £52,500 - 1
South East 0 4 £52,500 +51.07% 1
Reading - 4 £52,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £51,250 - 1
East of England - 2 £51,250 - 1

Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 33 (76.74%) Cisco
2 29 (67.44%) Juniper
3 18 (41.86%) Internet
3 18 (41.86%) UNIX
3 18 (41.86%) Firewall
4 15 (34.88%) OSPF
4 15 (34.88%) Aruba
5 14 (32.56%) Junos
5 14 (32.56%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (32.56%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (25.58%) Degree
6 11 (25.58%) MPLS
6 11 (25.58%) CheckPoint
6 11 (25.58%) Linux
6 11 (25.58%) Social Media
6 11 (25.58%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (23.26%) Apple
7 10 (23.26%) BGP
7 10 (23.26%) Project Management
7 10 (23.26%) VLAN
7 10 (23.26%) Load Balancing
8 9 (20.93%) Blog
8 9 (20.93%) Marketing
8 9 (20.93%) Google
8 9 (20.93%) Brocade
8 9 (20.93%) SEO
8 9 (20.93%) CCNP
8 9 (20.93%) Network Security
8 9 (20.93%) Facebook
9 8 (18.60%) Wireshark

Foundry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (41.86%) Internet
1 18 (41.86%) Firewall
2 15 (34.88%) OSPF
3 14 (32.56%) Cisco IOS
3 14 (32.56%) Junos
4 11 (25.58%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (25.58%) MPLS
5 10 (23.26%) BGP
5 10 (23.26%) VLAN
6 9 (20.93%) Network Security
7 8 (18.60%) Wireshark
8 7 (16.28%) Cisco PIX
8 7 (16.28%) FWSM
8 7 (16.28%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (16.28%) Wireless
8 7 (16.28%) VPN
9 6 (13.95%) SSL
9 6 (13.95%) LAN
9 6 (13.95%) WAN
9 6 (13.95%) EIGRP
General
1 9 (20.93%) Marketing
2 7 (16.28%) Finance
3 6 (13.95%) Games
4 3 (6.98%) Banking
4 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.65%) Retail
5 2 (4.65%) Advertising
6 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Network Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) SEO Specialist
3 6 (13.95%) Security Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Network Project Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Network Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Network Security Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Sales Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Manager
6 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 11 (25.58%) Social Media
2 9 (20.93%) Blog
3 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
4 5 (11.63%) Open Source
5 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
5 4 (9.30%) Physics
6 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) 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 10 (23.26%) Project Management
1 10 (23.26%) Load Balancing
2 9 (20.93%) SEO
3 5 (11.63%) ITIL
4 4 (9.30%) Network Design
4 4 (9.30%) Web Development
4 4 (9.30%) Time Management
4 4 (9.30%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.65%) Product Management
5 2 (4.65%) Network Management
5 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) Java
2 4 (9.30%) Perl
2 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.98%) Python
4 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (25.58%) Degree
3 9 (20.93%) CCNP
4 6 (13.95%) 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 5 (11.63%) Firmware
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) OpenView
2 1 (2.33%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 33 (76.74%) Cisco
2 29 (67.44%) Juniper
3 15 (34.88%) Aruba
4 11 (25.58%) CheckPoint
5 10 (23.26%) Apple
6 9 (20.93%) Google
6 9 (20.93%) Brocade
6 9 (20.93%) Facebook
7 7 (16.28%) VMware
7 7 (16.28%) F5
8 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
9 5 (11.63%) HP
10 4 (9.30%) Sun
10 4 (9.30%) Egenera
11 3 (6.98%) Riverbed
12 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
13 1 (2.33%) Adobe
13 1 (2.33%) Autodesk
13 1 (2.33%) Tektronix
13 1 (2.33%) Nimsoft
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