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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)
Rank 868 906 818
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -88
Permanent jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet 25 5 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.005% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.026% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 37
Average salary £42,500 - £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 - £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 - £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,233 - £41,545

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
20215 19108 21977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.74% 17.27% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16167 15275 18065
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 21 November 2014 within the UK.

Gigabit Ethernet Salary Histogram in the UK

Gigabit Ethernet
Top 20 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 21 November 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
(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 +4 25 £42,500 - 4
London -5 8 £75,000 -
South East -11 7 £51,500 - 2
Cambridge - 5 - - 1
Berkshire - 5 £65,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 5 - - 1
East of England - 5 - - 1
Reading - 3 £65,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £42,233 -
Hampshire -12 2 £38,000 -
Coventry - 2 £42,233 -
Bracknell - 2 £27,500 - 2
South West - 2 £42,500 - 1
Southampton - 2 £38,000 -
Weymouth - 1 £35,000 - 1
Dorset - 1 £35,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £50,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £42,500 -

Gigabit Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 33 (89.19%) Ethernet
2 22 (59.46%) LAN
2 22 (59.46%) WAN
3 19 (51.35%) MPLS
3 19 (51.35%) OSPF
3 19 (51.35%) BGP
4 18 (48.65%) Cisco
5 17 (45.95%) Finance
6 16 (43.24%) Wireless
6 16 (43.24%) IPsec
6 16 (43.24%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
8 14 (37.84%) CCNP
9 13 (35.14%) EIGRP
9 13 (35.14%) VPN
9 13 (35.14%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (35.14%) Degree
10 11 (29.73%) VLAN
10 11 (29.73%) ISDN
10 11 (29.73%) SNMP
11 9 (24.32%) ITIL
12 8 (21.62%) C
12 8 (21.62%) CCNA
12 8 (21.62%) HP
12 8 (21.62%) CCIE
12 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
12 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
13 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
13 7 (18.92%) Retail
13 7 (18.92%) Telecoms

Gigabit Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS Project
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (89.19%) Ethernet
2 22 (59.46%) LAN
2 22 (59.46%) WAN
3 19 (51.35%) MPLS
3 19 (51.35%) OSPF
3 19 (51.35%) BGP
4 16 (43.24%) Wireless
4 16 (43.24%) IPsec
5 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
6 13 (35.14%) VPN
6 13 (35.14%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (35.14%) EIGRP
7 11 (29.73%) SNMP
7 11 (29.73%) ISDN
7 11 (29.73%) VLAN
8 7 (18.92%) Unified Communications
8 7 (18.92%) DHCP
8 7 (18.92%) DNS
8 7 (18.92%) SSL
9 6 (16.22%) PPP
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
2 7 (18.92%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Electronics
4 1 (2.70%) Automotive
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Software Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Graduate
4 4 (10.81%) Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Network Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Network Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Test Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) PKI
2 5 (13.51%) Device Driver
3 4 (10.81%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) PMI
5 1 (2.70%) CPLD
5 1 (2.70%) VHDL
5 1 (2.70%) Verilog
5 1 (2.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Linux
3 3 (8.11%) UNIX
4 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
3 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
3 5 (13.51%) ITIL V3
3 5 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (13.51%) Low Latency
3 5 (13.51%) People Management
4 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
4 4 (10.81%) Time Management
4 4 (10.81%) Budget Control
4 4 (10.81%) Change Management
4 4 (10.81%) Project Management
5 2 (5.41%) Service Management
5 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.41%) ITSM
5 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.41%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (5.41%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) C
2 3 (8.11%) C++
3 1 (2.70%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (37.84%) CCNP
3 13 (35.14%) Degree
4 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
4 8 (21.62%) CCNA
4 8 (21.62%) CCIE
5 6 (16.22%) HP APS
5 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
6 5 (13.51%) PhD
7 4 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
8 2 (5.41%) MCP
8 2 (5.41%) HNC
8 2 (5.41%) HND
8 2 (5.41%) MCSE
9 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Firmware
2 1 (2.70%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) OpenView
2 6 (16.22%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.70%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Cisco
2 8 (21.62%) HP
2 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
3 7 (18.92%) 3Com
4 6 (16.22%) Fujitsu
4 6 (16.22%) Remedy
4 6 (16.22%) Juniper
4 6 (16.22%) Nokia
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.41%) Aruba
7 1 (2.70%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.70%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.70%) Lattice Semiconductor
7 1 (2.70%) Sun
7 1 (2.70%) Compuware
7 1 (2.70%) EMC
7 1 (2.70%) Nortel
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension/ Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago