The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foundry
Rank 903 838 835
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -3
Permanent jobs citing Foundry 10 44 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.040% 0.052%
As % of the Vendors category 0.018% 0.084% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 42 50
Average salary £70,000 £55,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +30.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £37,500 £26,475
10% offered a salary of more than £83,920 £75,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £65,920 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+64.80% +3.89%
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55331 52310 57014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.26% 48.10% 48.31%
Number of salaries quoted 44421 42789 48071
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 July 2014 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 28 July 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 -59 10 £70,000 +27.27% 2
London -85 5 £70,000 +21.73% 1
South West -12 3 - -
Bristol - 3 - -
South East +4 1 £81,840 +81.86%
Hertfordshire -11 1 £50,000 +92.30% 1
East of England -13 1 £50,000 +92.30% 1
City of London -20 1 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Southampton - 1 £81,840 -
Hampshire - 1 £81,840 -

Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 38 (92.68%) Cisco
2 28 (68.29%) Juniper
3 25 (60.98%) Firewall
4 22 (53.66%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (51.22%) OSPF
6 18 (43.90%) MPLS
7 17 (41.46%) CCNA
8 16 (39.02%) Brocade
9 15 (36.59%) Degree
9 15 (36.59%) BGP
9 15 (36.59%) UNIX
10 14 (34.15%) CheckPoint
10 14 (34.15%) Network Security
11 13 (31.71%) Cisco IOS
11 13 (31.71%) VPN
11 13 (31.71%) Aruba
11 13 (31.71%) Junos
12 12 (29.27%) WAN
12 12 (29.27%) LAN
12 12 (29.27%) Internet
12 12 (29.27%) Cisco PIX
13 11 (26.83%) Load Balancing
13 11 (26.83%) VMware
14 10 (24.39%) Windows
14 10 (24.39%) Ethernet
15 8 (19.51%) DNS
15 8 (19.51%) HP
15 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (19.51%) Network Management
15 8 (19.51%) Open Source

Foundry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Final Cut Pro
1 1 (2.44%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (60.98%) Firewall
2 21 (51.22%) OSPF
3 18 (43.90%) MPLS
4 15 (36.59%) BGP
5 14 (34.15%) Network Security
6 13 (31.71%) Cisco IOS
6 13 (31.71%) VPN
6 13 (31.71%) Junos
7 12 (29.27%) WAN
7 12 (29.27%) LAN
7 12 (29.27%) Internet
7 12 (29.27%) Cisco PIX
8 10 (24.39%) Ethernet
9 8 (19.51%) DNS
10 7 (17.07%) EIGRP
11 6 (14.63%) Broadband
11 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
11 6 (14.63%) Telnet
11 6 (14.63%) Wireless
11 6 (14.63%) Cisco ASA
General
1 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Advertising
3 2 (4.88%) Games
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Network Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) NOC Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Network Operations Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Wireless Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Security Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Network Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Network Support
6 2 (4.88%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Open Source
2 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.76%) Firmware
3 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
3 4 (9.76%) Physics
4 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.88%) Social Media
5 2 (4.88%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) UNIX
2 10 (24.39%) Windows
3 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.07%) Linux
5 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.32%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.88%) Solaris
7 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Load Balancing
2 8 (19.51%) Network Management
3 7 (17.07%) Time Management
4 6 (14.63%) Project Management
4 6 (14.63%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (9.76%) ITIL
5 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.88%) Product Management
7 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.44%) Release Management
7 1 (2.44%) Network Design
7 1 (2.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) C
2 4 (9.76%) Java
2 4 (9.76%) Python
3 3 (7.32%) Perl
4 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (53.66%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (41.46%) CCNA
3 15 (36.59%) Degree
4 6 (14.63%) CCIE
4 6 (14.63%) CCNP
5 5 (12.20%) CCSA
6 4 (9.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (4.88%) CISSP
7 2 (4.88%) JNCIP
7 2 (4.88%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.44%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) vSphere
2 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (4.88%) OpenView
2 2 (4.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (92.68%) Cisco
2 28 (68.29%) Juniper
3 16 (39.02%) Brocade
4 14 (34.15%) CheckPoint
5 13 (31.71%) Aruba
6 11 (26.83%) VMware
7 8 (19.51%) HP
8 4 (9.76%) Nimsoft
9 3 (7.32%) F5
9 3 (7.32%) Citrix
10 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
10 2 (4.88%) NetApp
10 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.44%) Tektronix
11 1 (2.44%) TippingPoint
11 1 (2.44%) Apple
11 1 (2.44%) Autodesk
11 1 (2.44%) Adobe
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