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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foundry
Rank 880 919 837
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -82
Permanent jobs citing Foundry 12 10 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.009% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.024% 0.018% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 41
Average salary £57,500 £70,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £65,920 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +64.80%

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
50532 54660 51810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.14% 46.72% 47.65%
Number of salaries quoted 40962 43828 42353
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 £72,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 July 2015 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 31 July 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 +15 6 £57,500 -17.85% 3
London +29 4 £63,750 -8.92% 1
Hampshire +2 1 £49,123 -39.97%
South East +1 1 £49,123 -39.97% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Havant - 1 £49,123 -
York - 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 1

Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (80.00%) Juniper
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco
3 10 (66.67%) Aruba
4 9 (60.00%) UNIX
5 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
6 6 (40.00%) MPLS
6 6 (40.00%) OSPF
6 6 (40.00%) BGP
6 6 (40.00%) Linux
6 6 (40.00%) VPN
6 6 (40.00%) Firewall
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (40.00%) Junos
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (33.33%) LAN
7 5 (33.33%) WAN
7 5 (33.33%) EIGRP
7 5 (33.33%) Solaris
8 4 (26.67%) SSL
8 4 (26.67%) CCNP
8 4 (26.67%) VRRP
8 4 (26.67%) Project Management
8 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
8 4 (26.67%) Wireless
8 4 (26.67%) IPsec
8 4 (26.67%) Riverbed
8 4 (26.67%) VLAN
8 4 (26.67%) Wireshark

Foundry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) VPN
1 6 (40.00%) MPLS
1 6 (40.00%) OSPF
1 6 (40.00%) BGP
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
1 6 (40.00%) Junos
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 5 (33.33%) LAN
2 5 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) SSL
3 4 (26.67%) VRRP
3 4 (26.67%) NetScaler
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (26.67%) HSRP
3 4 (26.67%) Multicast
3 4 (26.67%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (26.67%) NX-OS
3 4 (26.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Administrator
2 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) JMS
1 1 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
1 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) UNIX
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
1 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (6.67%) Network Management
2 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) CCSA
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Juniper
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco
3 10 (66.67%) Aruba
4 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
5 4 (26.67%) F5
5 4 (26.67%) Riverbed
6 3 (20.00%) Brocade
7 1 (6.67%) IronPort
7 1 (6.67%) Remedy
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle
7 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
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