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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foundry
Rank 900 961 994
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +33
Permanent jobs citing Foundry 9 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.004% 0.016%
As % of the Vendors category 0.020% 0.008% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 13
Median salary £32,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-43.47% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £39,500 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £57,500 £61,250
% change year-on-year
-43.47% -6.12%

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
44624 50799 55139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.77% 47.00% 46.62%
Number of salaries quoted 36388 40793 44719
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 £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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
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 28 May 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 +30 9 £32,500 -7.14%
South East - 5 £32,500 -
North West - 4 £27,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £32,500 -
Manchester - 3 £27,000 -
Newbury - 3 £32,500 -
Rochdale - 3 £27,000 -
Southampton - 2 £33,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £33,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £34,000 -
Warrington - 1 £34,000 -

Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 15 (83.33%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) Brocade
3 11 (61.11%) Firewall
3 11 (61.11%) Juniper
4 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (55.56%) OSPF
4 10 (55.56%) BGP
5 8 (44.44%) Internet
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 8 (44.44%) Unix
5 8 (44.44%) Degree
6 7 (38.89%) Windows
6 7 (38.89%) Linux
6 7 (38.89%) CCNP
6 7 (38.89%) CCNA
6 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
6 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
7 6 (33.33%) MPLS
7 6 (33.33%) Aruba
8 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
8 5 (27.78%) Games
8 5 (27.78%) CCIE
8 5 (27.78%) Ethernet
8 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
8 5 (27.78%) SQL
8 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
9 4 (22.22%) HP
9 4 (22.22%) SAN

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 3 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
1 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) BGP
2 10 (55.56%) OSPF
3 8 (44.44%) Internet
4 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
5 6 (33.33%) MPLS
6 5 (27.78%) Ethernet
7 4 (22.22%) IP Telephony
7 4 (22.22%) NAS
7 4 (22.22%) SAN
8 3 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (16.67%) DNS
8 3 (16.67%) ICMP
8 3 (16.67%) Junos
8 3 (16.67%) LAN
8 3 (16.67%) SSH
8 3 (16.67%) Telnet
8 3 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) IT Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Network Operations Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
3 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 3 (16.67%) Physics
4 2 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Unix
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
1 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) Change Control
2 3 (16.67%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) Fault Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) High Availability
2 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (16.67%) Open Source
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Perl
2 3 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (44.44%) Degree
3 7 (38.89%) CCNA
3 7 (38.89%) CCNP
4 5 (27.78%) CCIE
5 2 (11.11%) JNCIA
5 2 (11.11%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
3 1 (5.56%) SAS 70
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (5.56%) Firmware
3 1 (5.56%) iptables
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) Brocade
3 11 (61.11%) Juniper
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) Aruba
6 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 4 (22.22%) HP
6 4 (22.22%) QNAP
6 4 (22.22%) Zoho
7 3 (16.67%) Ericsson
7 3 (16.67%) F5
7 3 (16.67%) Redback
7 3 (16.67%) VMware
8 2 (11.11%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (11.11%) Symantec
9 1 (5.56%) Ciena
9 1 (5.56%) Citrix
9 1 (5.56%) Egenera
9 1 (5.56%) Nortel
9 1 (5.56%) Red Hat