The table below looks at the statistics for Gigabit Ethernet skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Gigabit Ethernet over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)
Rank 849 881 844
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -37
Permanent jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet 32 11 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.010% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.062% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 15
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £42,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £48,500 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-35.29% +13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19260 17864 21476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.99% 16.96% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15487 13977 17553
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Gigabit Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Gigabit Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Gigabit Ethernet
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet within the UK.

Gigabit Ethernet Salary Trend in the UK

Gigabit Ethernet
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Gigabit Ethernet Salary Histogram in the UK

Gigabit Ethernet
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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 32 £35,000 -17.64%
London +36 21 £47,500 -
Greenwich - 15 - -
South East -12 11 £27,500 -40.54%
Berkshire +1 8 £27,500 -40.54%
Bracknell -9 8 £27,500 -35.29%
City of London - 6 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 3 £45,000 -
Southampton - 3 £45,000 -

Gigabit Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Gigabit Ethernet 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 Gigabit Ethernet.

1 54 (94.74%) Ethernet
2 40 (70.18%) WAN
2 40 (70.18%) LAN
3 37 (64.91%) MPLS
4 36 (63.16%) Cisco
5 31 (54.39%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (50.88%) TCP/IP
7 26 (45.61%) SNMP
7 26 (45.61%) CheckPoint
7 26 (45.61%) Wireless
8 25 (43.86%) Firewall
8 25 (43.86%) Juniper
9 24 (42.11%) HP
9 24 (42.11%) Wi-Fi
10 22 (38.60%) OSPF
10 22 (38.60%) BGP
10 22 (38.60%) CCNP
11 20 (35.09%) Security Cleared
12 19 (33.33%) 3Com
12 19 (33.33%) EIGRP
13 18 (31.58%) OpenView
13 18 (31.58%) DSL
13 18 (31.58%) Remedy
13 18 (31.58%) Nokia
13 18 (31.58%) IPsec
13 18 (31.58%) SC Cleared
13 18 (31.58%) HP APS
13 18 (31.58%) Structured Cabling
13 18 (31.58%) Cisco Prime
14 17 (29.82%) VLAN

Gigabit Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Gigabit Ethernet 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 Gigabit Ethernet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (94.74%) Ethernet
2 40 (70.18%) LAN
2 40 (70.18%) WAN
3 37 (64.91%) MPLS
4 29 (50.88%) TCP/IP
5 26 (45.61%) SNMP
5 26 (45.61%) Wireless
6 25 (43.86%) Firewall
7 24 (42.11%) Wi-Fi
8 22 (38.60%) OSPF
8 22 (38.60%) BGP
9 19 (33.33%) EIGRP
10 18 (31.58%) DSL
10 18 (31.58%) IPsec
10 18 (31.58%) Structured Cabling
11 17 (29.82%) VLAN
12 16 (28.07%) VPN
13 13 (22.81%) SSL
14 12 (21.05%) ATM
14 12 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.02%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Electronics
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (54.39%) Network Engineer
2 13 (22.81%) Graduate
3 7 (12.28%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Test Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Systems Test Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Security Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Graduate Systems Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Network Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Network Specialist
5 4 (7.02%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Network Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Graduate Network Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Network Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (1.75%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) PKI
2 3 (5.26%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.75%) CPLD
4 1 (1.75%) VHDL
4 1 (1.75%) Verilog
4 1 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) UNIX
1 17 (29.82%) Windows
2 12 (21.05%) Linux
3 7 (12.28%) Windows XP
3 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.28%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (10.53%) Low Latency
3 5 (8.77%) ITIL
3 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
4 4 (7.02%) Change Management
5 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.51%) ITSM
6 2 (3.51%) Project Management
6 2 (3.51%) Service Management
6 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.51%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (3.51%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.51%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.51%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.75%) People Management
7 1 (1.75%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.75%) Time Management
7 1 (1.75%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) C
2 1 (1.75%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 31 (54.39%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (38.60%) CCNP
3 20 (35.09%) Security Cleared
4 18 (31.58%) HP APS
4 18 (31.58%) SC Cleared
5 15 (26.32%) CCSA
5 15 (26.32%) Degree
6 11 (19.30%) CCNA
7 6 (10.53%) PhD
8 5 (8.77%) CCIE
9 2 (3.51%) MCP
9 2 (3.51%) HNC
9 2 (3.51%) HND
9 2 (3.51%) MCSE
9 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.75%) VCP4
10 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (31.58%) OpenView
1 18 (31.58%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 36 (63.16%) Cisco
2 26 (45.61%) CheckPoint
3 25 (43.86%) Juniper
4 24 (42.11%) HP
5 19 (33.33%) 3Com
6 18 (31.58%) Nokia
6 18 (31.58%) Remedy
7 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 7 (12.28%) Fortinet
8 7 (12.28%) Foundry
8 7 (12.28%) F5
9 3 (5.26%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.75%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.75%) Lattice Semiconductor
10 1 (1.75%) Aruba
10 1 (1.75%) EMC
10 1 (1.75%) Nortel