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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Foundry
UK
Rank 828 924 935
Rank change year-on-year
+96 +11
Permanent jobs citing Foundry 18 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.009% 0.023%
As % of the Vendors category 0.049% 0.019% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 22
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,750 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £65,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -20.83%

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
36692 46849 50671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.71% 45.84% 47.45%
Number of salaries quoted 29544 38337 41483
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Foundry over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 within the UK.

Foundry Salary Histogram in the UK

Foundry
Top 9 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +99 18 £35,000 -
London - 11 £35,000 -
Hounslow - 8 £35,000 -
North West -5 6 £51,000 +45.71%
Manchester - 6 £51,000 -
Rochdale - 4 £53,000 -
South East +53 1 £27,500 -57.69%
Southampton - 1 £27,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £27,500 -

Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 34 (87.18%) Cisco
2 32 (82.05%) Juniper
3 24 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (51.28%) Brocade
5 19 (48.72%) VLAN
6 18 (46.15%) Internet
6 18 (46.15%) Ericsson
7 17 (43.59%) CCNP
8 15 (38.46%) BGP
8 15 (38.46%) Firewall
8 15 (38.46%) Redback
9 13 (33.33%) TACACS
9 13 (33.33%) OSPF
9 13 (33.33%) DNS
9 13 (33.33%) Ethernet
9 13 (33.33%) WAN
9 13 (33.33%) Perl
9 13 (33.33%) Huawei
9 13 (33.33%) ZyXEL
10 12 (30.77%) Python
11 11 (28.21%) CCNA
11 11 (28.21%) Nagios
11 11 (28.21%) IPv6
11 11 (28.21%) Telecoms
11 11 (28.21%) OpenNMS
11 11 (28.21%) Network Management
12 10 (25.64%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (25.64%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (25.64%) SLA
12 10 (25.64%) Extreme Networks

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 2 (5.13%) Apache
1 2 (5.13%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) AutoCAD
1 1 (2.56%) Maya
1 1 (2.56%) NUKE
Communications & Networking
1 19 (48.72%) VLAN
2 18 (46.15%) Internet
3 15 (38.46%) BGP
3 15 (38.46%) Firewall
4 13 (33.33%) DNS
4 13 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 13 (33.33%) OSPF
4 13 (33.33%) TACACS
4 13 (33.33%) WAN
5 11 (28.21%) IPv6
6 10 (25.64%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (23.08%) Asterisk PBX
7 9 (23.08%) Broadband
7 9 (23.08%) VoIP
8 8 (20.51%) MPLS
9 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
10 5 (12.82%) ICMP
11 4 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (10.26%) FWSM
11 4 (10.26%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (28.21%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Automotive
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Network Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Designer
2 9 (23.08%) Network Designer
3 6 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Network Operations Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) WAN Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior NOC Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Documentation Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Unix Support
6 2 (5.13%) Unix Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) HTML
1 2 (5.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) User Experience
4 2 (5.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
1 9 (23.08%) Unix
2 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Solaris
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Network Management
2 10 (25.64%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (23.08%) Change Control
3 9 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 9 (23.08%) Network Design
3 9 (23.08%) Network Planning
4 8 (20.51%) Migration
5 5 (12.82%) Coaching
5 5 (12.82%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
6 4 (10.26%) Change Management
6 4 (10.26%) ITIL
7 3 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.13%) Business Development
8 2 (5.13%) Content Management
8 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.13%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) Perl
2 12 (30.77%) Python
3 9 (23.08%) PHP
3 9 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (43.59%) CCNP
3 11 (28.21%) CCNA
4 7 (17.95%) JNCIA
5 4 (10.26%) JNCIP
6 2 (5.13%) CCIE
6 2 (5.13%) Degree
6 2 (5.13%) JNCIS
6 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) SLA
2 9 (23.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) Firmware
2 2 (5.13%) iptables
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) Nagios
1 11 (28.21%) OpenNMS
2 9 (23.08%) Puppet
2 9 (23.08%) RANCID
2 9 (23.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (87.18%) Cisco
2 32 (82.05%) Juniper
3 20 (51.28%) Brocade
4 18 (46.15%) Ericsson
5 15 (38.46%) Redback
6 13 (33.33%) Huawei
6 13 (33.33%) ZyXEL
7 10 (25.64%) Extreme Networks
8 4 (10.26%) F5
9 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
9 2 (5.13%) Cognizant
9 2 (5.13%) Egenera
9 2 (5.13%) HP
9 2 (5.13%) Palo Alto
9 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.13%) Sun
9 2 (5.13%) VMware
10 1 (2.56%) Cadence