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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)
Rank 857 906 868
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -38
Permanent jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet 16 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.011% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.086% 0.065% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 12
Average salary £45,000 £36,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% -27.50%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £36,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -27.50%

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
18687 20148 21020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.69% 17.04% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15023 16104 17009
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 2015 within the UK.

Gigabit Ethernet Salary Histogram in the UK

Gigabit Ethernet
Top 13 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 29 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 +49 16 £45,000 +24.13%
East of England +25 8 £42,500 -12.82%
London +55 6 £57,500 -
Essex +13 6 £40,000 -15.78%
Colchester +8 5 £40,000 -15.78%
City of London - 3 £57,500 -
Greenwich - 3 - -
South East +12 2 £45,000 +63.63%
Cambridgeshire +10 1 £50,000 +2.56%
Southampton - 1 £45,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £42,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £42,500 -

Gigabit Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 47 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 32 (68.09%) LAN
2 32 (68.09%) WAN
2 32 (68.09%) Cisco
3 30 (63.83%) MPLS
4 28 (59.57%) CheckPoint
4 28 (59.57%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (59.57%) Juniper
5 27 (57.45%) Firewall
6 26 (55.32%) Wireless
7 24 (51.06%) SNMP
8 23 (48.94%) CCNP
8 23 (48.94%) Wi-Fi
9 22 (46.81%) HP
9 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
10 21 (44.68%) SC Cleared
10 21 (44.68%) Cisco Prime
10 21 (44.68%) Nokia
10 21 (44.68%) 3Com
11 19 (40.43%) DSL
11 19 (40.43%) OpenView
11 19 (40.43%) TCP/IP
11 19 (40.43%) Structured Cabling
11 19 (40.43%) HP APS
12 18 (38.30%) Remedy
12 18 (38.30%) CCSA
13 15 (31.91%) Windows
14 13 (27.66%) UNIX
15 11 (23.40%) VPN
15 11 (23.40%) SSL

Gigabit Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 47 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 32 (68.09%) LAN
2 32 (68.09%) WAN
3 30 (63.83%) MPLS
4 27 (57.45%) Firewall
5 26 (55.32%) Wireless
6 24 (51.06%) SNMP
7 23 (48.94%) Wi-Fi
8 19 (40.43%) DSL
8 19 (40.43%) TCP/IP
8 19 (40.43%) Structured Cabling
9 11 (23.40%) VPN
9 11 (23.40%) SSL
9 11 (23.40%) BGP
9 11 (23.40%) EIGRP
9 11 (23.40%) OSPF
10 9 (19.15%) ATM
10 9 (19.15%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (19.15%) VLAN
11 8 (17.02%) IPsec
General
1 6 (12.77%) Marketing
1 6 (12.77%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.64%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Graduate
3 6 (12.77%) Systems Test Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Firewall Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Graduate Systems Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Test Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Security Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Junior Project Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Project Coordinator
5 4 (8.51%) Coordinator
5 4 (8.51%) Junior
6 2 (4.26%) Network Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) Graduate Network Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Project Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 7 (14.89%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.77%) PKI
3 1 (2.13%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Windows
2 13 (27.66%) UNIX
3 7 (14.89%) Linux
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (10.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.77%) Project Planning
1 6 (12.77%) Logistics
2 5 (10.64%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (4.26%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (4.26%) People Management
4 1 (2.13%) ITIL
4 1 (2.13%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 28 (59.57%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (48.94%) CCNP
3 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
4 21 (44.68%) SC Cleared
5 19 (40.43%) HP APS
6 18 (38.30%) CCSA
7 9 (19.15%) Degree
8 5 (10.64%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
1 5 (10.64%) iptables
Systems Management
1 21 (44.68%) Cisco Prime
2 19 (40.43%) OpenView
Vendors
1 32 (68.09%) Cisco
2 28 (59.57%) CheckPoint
2 28 (59.57%) Juniper
3 22 (46.81%) HP
4 21 (44.68%) Nokia
4 21 (44.68%) 3Com
5 18 (38.30%) Remedy
6 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
6 7 (14.89%) Fortinet
7 6 (12.77%) Intel
8 5 (10.64%) Foundry
8 5 (10.64%) F5
9 2 (4.26%) SonicWALL
9 2 (4.26%) WatchGuard
10 1 (2.13%) EMC