The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)
Rank 867 863 846
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Permanent jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet 14 7 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.006% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.068% 0.036% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 41
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £34,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +14.94%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20468 19663 21122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.58% 18.14% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16386 15794 17412
Average salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 1 August 2014 within the UK.

Gigabit Ethernet Salary Histogram in the UK

Gigabit Ethernet
Top 12 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 1 August 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 -52 14 £32,500 -35.00%
South East -6 6 £27,500 -45.00%
East of England -12 4 £50,000 -
London -25 4 £24,250 -19.16%
Cambridgeshire +8 3 £50,000 -
Berkshire +2 3 £27,500 -45.00%
Hampshire - 3 £38,750 -
Southampton - 3 £38,750 -
Bracknell - 3 £27,500 -
Cambridge - 3 £50,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Gigabit Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 25 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Degree
3 8 (32.00%) VPN
3 8 (32.00%) SNMP
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco
3 8 (32.00%) CCNP
3 8 (32.00%) Windows
3 8 (32.00%) LAN
3 8 (32.00%) WAN
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (32.00%) BGP
3 8 (32.00%) MPLS
3 8 (32.00%) OSPF
3 8 (32.00%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (32.00%) Wireless
3 8 (32.00%) IPsec
4 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (20.00%) OpenView
4 5 (20.00%) HP
4 5 (20.00%) UNIX
5 4 (16.00%) C
5 4 (16.00%) C++
5 4 (16.00%) LDAP
5 4 (16.00%) DHCP
5 4 (16.00%) WLAN
5 4 (16.00%) ATM
5 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 4 (16.00%) ISDN

Gigabit Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (32.00%) VPN
3 8 (32.00%) SNMP
3 8 (32.00%) LAN
3 8 (32.00%) WAN
3 8 (32.00%) BGP
3 8 (32.00%) MPLS
3 8 (32.00%) OSPF
3 8 (32.00%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (32.00%) Wireless
3 8 (32.00%) IPsec
4 4 (16.00%) LDAP
4 4 (16.00%) DHCP
4 4 (16.00%) WLAN
4 4 (16.00%) ATM
4 4 (16.00%) ISDN
4 4 (16.00%) PPP
4 4 (16.00%) DNS
4 4 (16.00%) SSL
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
3 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (8.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Graduate
3 4 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Graduate Systems Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Systems Test Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Security Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Manager
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Graduate Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Firmware
1 4 (16.00%) Device Driver
1 4 (16.00%) PKI
2 3 (12.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (12.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) SCADA
3 2 (8.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) UNIX
3 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL
1 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL V3
1 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (12.00%) Time Management
2 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (12.00%) Budget Control
3 2 (8.00%) Communications Security
4 1 (4.00%) SIEM
4 1 (4.00%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (4.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C
1 4 (16.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
2 8 (32.00%) CCNP
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (16.00%) CCNA
3 4 (16.00%) CCIE
3 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) HP APS
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) OpenView
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (4.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco
2 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 5 (20.00%) HP
3 4 (16.00%) Intel
3 4 (16.00%) Juniper
3 4 (16.00%) Nokia
3 4 (16.00%) Remedy
3 4 (16.00%) Fujitsu
3 4 (16.00%) 3Com
4 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.00%) Aruba
4 1 (4.00%) ArcSight
4 1 (4.00%) Compuware
4 1 (4.00%) Sun