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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)
Rank 870 878 823
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -55
Permanent jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet 27 12 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.011% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.064% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 36
Average salary £46,500 £46,250 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.54% +11.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £43,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,250 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,616 £46,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.50% +15.62%

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
19930 18802 22840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.80% 17.17% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16113 14740 19028
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £62,500 £65,000
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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Gigabit Ethernet Salary Histogram in the UK

Gigabit Ethernet
Top 18 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 19 December 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
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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 +13 27 £46,500 +0.54% 5
London +33 10 £46,500 - 2
South East +8 8 £27,500 -40.54% 3
Berkshire +3 8 £27,500 -40.54% 3
City of London - 8 £46,500 - 1
East of England -14 6 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 6 £45,000 -
Bracknell -16 5 £27,500 -35.29% 2
Reading - 3 £65,000 -
South West - 2 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £42,233 -
Greenwich - 1 - -
Weymouth - 1 £35,000 -
Coventry - 1 £42,233 -
Gloucester - 1 £50,000 -
Dorset - 1 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £50,000 -

Gigabit Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 42 (91.30%) Ethernet
2 30 (65.22%) LAN
2 30 (65.22%) WAN
3 27 (58.70%) MPLS
4 26 (56.52%) OSPF
4 26 (56.52%) BGP
4 26 (56.52%) Cisco
5 25 (54.35%) TCP/IP
6 24 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (50.00%) IPsec
8 20 (43.48%) VPN
8 20 (43.48%) EIGRP
9 19 (41.30%) SNMP
10 18 (39.13%) VLAN
11 17 (36.96%) Wireless
12 16 (34.78%) CheckPoint
12 16 (34.78%) Finance
13 15 (32.61%) Degree
13 15 (32.61%) CCNP
13 15 (32.61%) CCNA
14 14 (30.43%) Firewall
14 14 (30.43%) Wi-Fi
14 14 (30.43%) SSL
14 14 (30.43%) HP
14 14 (30.43%) Juniper
15 13 (28.26%) ATM
15 13 (28.26%) Windows
15 13 (28.26%) Linux
15 13 (28.26%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (28.26%) Network Security

Gigabit Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (2.17%) MS Project
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (91.30%) Ethernet
2 30 (65.22%) LAN
2 30 (65.22%) WAN
3 27 (58.70%) MPLS
4 26 (56.52%) OSPF
4 26 (56.52%) BGP
5 25 (54.35%) TCP/IP
6 23 (50.00%) IPsec
7 20 (43.48%) VPN
7 20 (43.48%) EIGRP
8 19 (41.30%) SNMP
9 18 (39.13%) VLAN
10 17 (36.96%) Wireless
11 14 (30.43%) Firewall
11 14 (30.43%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (30.43%) SSL
12 13 (28.26%) ATM
12 13 (28.26%) Cisco IOS
12 13 (28.26%) Network Security
13 12 (26.09%) FTP
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
2 7 (15.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Automotive
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Graduate
2 8 (17.39%) Software Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Security Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Network Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Graduate Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Network Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Systems Test Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Graduate Network Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) PKI
2 6 (13.04%) Device Driver
3 4 (8.70%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) PMI
5 1 (2.17%) CPLD
5 1 (2.17%) VHDL
5 1 (2.17%) Verilog
5 1 (2.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
1 13 (28.26%) Linux
2 12 (26.09%) UNIX
3 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
3 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) ITIL
2 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
3 7 (15.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (13.04%) Low Latency
5 5 (10.87%) ITIL V3
5 5 (10.87%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (10.87%) People Management
5 5 (10.87%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.70%) Project Planning
6 4 (8.70%) Change Management
6 4 (8.70%) Project Management
6 4 (8.70%) Time Management
6 4 (8.70%) Budget Control
7 2 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.35%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.35%) Service Management
7 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.35%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) C
2 3 (6.52%) C++
3 1 (2.17%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 24 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (32.61%) Degree
2 15 (32.61%) CCNP
2 15 (32.61%) CCNA
3 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
4 8 (17.39%) CCIE
5 7 (15.22%) HP APS
5 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
6 6 (13.04%) PhD
7 4 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.35%) MCP
8 2 (4.35%) HNC
8 2 (4.35%) HND
8 2 (4.35%) MCSE
9 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.17%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.87%) Firmware
3 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) OpenView
2 7 (15.22%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.17%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) Cisco
2 16 (34.78%) CheckPoint
3 14 (30.43%) HP
3 14 (30.43%) Juniper
4 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 8 (17.39%) 3Com
6 7 (15.22%) Fortinet
6 7 (15.22%) Remedy
6 7 (15.22%) Foundry
6 7 (15.22%) Nokia
6 7 (15.22%) F5
7 6 (13.04%) Fujitsu
8 2 (4.35%) Aruba
9 1 (2.17%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.17%) Lattice Semiconductor
9 1 (2.17%) EMC
9 1 (2.17%) Nortel
9 1 (2.17%) Sun
9 1 (2.17%) Compuware
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