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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foundry
Rank 887 840 827
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -13
Permanent jobs citing Foundry 14 30 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.028% 0.062%
As % of the Vendors category 0.025% 0.058% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14 28 62
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £42,750 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,788 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £45,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +6.50%

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
55396 51391 57056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.29% 47.92% 48.67%
Number of salaries quoted 43945 42081 47956
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
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 21 August 2014 within the UK.

Foundry Salary Histogram in the UK

Foundry
Top 8 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 21 August 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 -42 11 £55,000 -4.34% 3
London -41 7 £65,000 +13.04% 1
South East -19 4 £52,500 +40.93% 1
Berkshire +2 3 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Reading - 3 £52,500 - 1
Southampton +13 1 £81,840 +177.42%
Hampshire -6 1 £81,840 +177.42%
City of London -17 1 £47,500 -20.83% 1

Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (97.06%) Cisco
2 28 (82.35%) Juniper
3 20 (58.82%) UNIX
4 17 (50.00%) Firewall
4 17 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 17 (50.00%) Junos
5 16 (47.06%) Aruba
6 14 (41.18%) OSPF
7 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (35.29%) Internet
8 12 (35.29%) BGP
9 11 (32.35%) Degree
9 11 (32.35%) Network Security
10 10 (29.41%) MPLS
11 9 (26.47%) Brocade
11 9 (26.47%) Load Balancing
12 8 (23.53%) Linux
12 8 (23.53%) CheckPoint
12 8 (23.53%) Project Management
12 8 (23.53%) Open Source
13 7 (20.59%) CCNA
13 7 (20.59%) Firmware
13 7 (20.59%) Wireless
13 7 (20.59%) Cisco PIX
13 7 (20.59%) Time Management
13 7 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (17.65%) VPN
14 6 (17.65%) CCIE
14 6 (17.65%) CCNP
14 6 (17.65%) VMware

Foundry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 3 (8.82%) IIS
1 3 (8.82%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) Lync
3 1 (2.94%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Maya
1 1 (2.94%) Final Cut Pro
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (50.00%) Firewall
1 17 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 17 (50.00%) Junos
2 14 (41.18%) OSPF
3 12 (35.29%) BGP
3 12 (35.29%) Internet
4 11 (32.35%) Network Security
5 10 (29.41%) MPLS
6 7 (20.59%) Wireless
6 7 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (20.59%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (17.65%) FWSM
7 6 (17.65%) VPN
8 5 (14.71%) LAN
8 5 (14.71%) WAN
8 5 (14.71%) EIGRP
8 5 (14.71%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (14.71%) VLAN
9 4 (11.76%) Wireshark
9 4 (11.76%) Telnet
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
1 4 (11.76%) Games
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Security Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Wireless Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Network Manager
5 2 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Network Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Sales Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Network Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) HTML
1 3 (8.82%) XML
2 2 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Open Source
2 7 (20.59%) Firmware
3 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
4 4 (11.76%) Mathematics
4 4 (11.76%) Physics
5 2 (5.88%) Social Media
5 2 (5.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) UNIX
2 8 (23.53%) Linux
3 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (11.76%) Mac OS X
5 3 (8.82%) Windows
5 3 (8.82%) Solaris
6 2 (5.88%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Load Balancing
2 8 (23.53%) Project Management
3 7 (20.59%) Time Management
4 5 (14.71%) ITIL
5 4 (11.76%) Network Management
5 4 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (8.82%) Web Development
7 2 (5.88%) Network Design
7 2 (5.88%) Product Management
7 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Java
2 4 (11.76%) Python
3 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.82%) Perl
3 3 (8.82%) C
4 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (32.35%) Degree
3 7 (20.59%) CCNA
4 6 (17.65%) CCIE
4 6 (17.65%) CCNP
5 4 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (8.82%) CISSP
6 3 (8.82%) JNCIP
6 3 (8.82%) JNCIE
7 2 (5.88%) CCSA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) OpenView
2 1 (2.94%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 33 (97.06%) Cisco
2 28 (82.35%) Juniper
3 16 (47.06%) Aruba
4 9 (26.47%) Brocade
5 8 (23.53%) CheckPoint
6 6 (17.65%) VMware
7 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
8 4 (11.76%) HP
9 3 (8.82%) Sun
9 3 (8.82%) Egenera
9 3 (8.82%) F5
10 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
11 1 (2.94%) Adobe
11 1 (2.94%) Apple
11 1 (2.94%) Autodesk
11 1 (2.94%) Nimsoft
11 1 (2.94%) Tektronix
Reading
Greythorn
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago