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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foundry
Rank 901 895 814
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -81
Permanent jobs citing Foundry 3 25 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.021% 0.060%
As % of the Vendors category 0.006% 0.045% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 19 44
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +17.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £31,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary - £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +41.17%

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
51837 55949 53309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.94% 46.65% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 41572 44985 43509
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 £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 May 2015 within the UK.

Foundry Salary Histogram in the UK

Foundry
Top 6 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 5 May 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 +24 3 £55,000 - 3
London +13 2 £55,000 +68.58%
City of London +33 1 £75,000 +122.22%
East of England +6 1 - - 1
Cambridge - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 31 (91.18%) Cisco
2 25 (73.53%) UNIX
3 24 (70.59%) Juniper
4 18 (52.94%) Linux
5 17 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
6 16 (47.06%) Firewall
6 16 (47.06%) BGP
7 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
7 15 (44.12%) Windows
8 14 (41.18%) TCP/IP
8 14 (41.18%) CCNA
8 14 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (41.18%) Aruba
9 13 (38.24%) VLAN
10 11 (32.35%) CheckPoint
11 10 (29.41%) OSPF
11 10 (29.41%) LAN
11 10 (29.41%) Apache
11 10 (29.41%) Fortinet
11 10 (29.41%) Junos
12 9 (26.47%) F5
12 9 (26.47%) Wireshark
12 9 (26.47%) tcpdump
12 9 (26.47%) snoop
12 9 (26.47%) IPsec
12 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (26.47%) HP
13 8 (23.53%) Internet
13 8 (23.53%) MPLS
13 8 (23.53%) VPN

Foundry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 10 (29.41%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) SAS
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 16 (47.06%) BGP
2 16 (47.06%) Firewall
3 14 (41.18%) TCP/IP
4 13 (38.24%) VLAN
5 10 (29.41%) Junos
5 10 (29.41%) OSPF
5 10 (29.41%) LAN
6 9 (26.47%) IPsec
6 9 (26.47%) Wireshark
6 9 (26.47%) tcpdump
6 9 (26.47%) snoop
7 8 (23.53%) Network Security
7 8 (23.53%) VPN
7 8 (23.53%) Internet
7 8 (23.53%) MPLS
7 8 (23.53%) Ethernet
7 8 (23.53%) HTTP
8 7 (20.59%) SNMP
8 7 (20.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Maven
2 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.94%) Front Office
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (79.41%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Security Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Network Support
3 5 (14.71%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (11.76%) Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Project Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) SOAP
2 1 (2.94%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) JMS
2 1 (2.94%) RESTful
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) UNIX
2 18 (52.94%) Linux
3 15 (44.12%) Windows
4 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.88%) Debian
6 2 (5.88%) OpenBSD
6 2 (5.88%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.88%) CentOS
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (8.82%) Project Management
2 3 (8.82%) Network Management
2 3 (8.82%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (5.88%) Change Management
3 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
4 1 (2.94%) Web Development
4 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
2 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
2 3 (8.82%) Java
2 3 (8.82%) Perl
2 3 (8.82%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) CCNA
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.59%) Degree
3 6 (17.65%) MCSE
3 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) iptables
2 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.88%) Firmware
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 31 (91.18%) Cisco
2 24 (70.59%) Juniper
3 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
4 14 (41.18%) Aruba
5 11 (32.35%) CheckPoint
6 10 (29.41%) Fortinet
7 9 (26.47%) HP
7 9 (26.47%) F5
8 7 (20.59%) Oracle
9 4 (11.76%) Brocade
10 3 (8.82%) Infoblox
10 3 (8.82%) Blue Coat
10 3 (8.82%) Websense
10 3 (8.82%) Aerohive Networks
10 3 (8.82%) Meraki
10 3 (8.82%) Meru Networks
11 2 (5.88%) VMware
11 2 (5.88%) Dell
12 1 (2.94%) Sun
12 1 (2.94%) Remedy
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Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Durham, County Durham
The SmartList
Salary: circa £35K DOE + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago