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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)
Rank 867 888 858
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -30
Permanent jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet 25 8 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.007% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.042% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 13
Average salary £27,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.10% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £47,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-42.10% +6.74%

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
19539 18871 21833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.16% 16.86% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15564 14946 17583
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 March 2015 within the UK.

Gigabit Ethernet Salary Histogram in the UK

Gigabit Ethernet
Top 8 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 March 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 +28 25 £27,500 -42.10% 3
London +52 16 - - 2
Greenwich - 16 - -
South East - 9 £27,500 - 1
Bracknell - 5 £27,500 -
Berkshire - 5 £27,500 -
Hampshire - 3 £45,000 -
Southampton - 3 £45,000 -

Gigabit Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 46 (93.88%) Ethernet
2 32 (65.31%) WAN
2 32 (65.31%) Cisco
2 32 (65.31%) LAN
3 31 (63.27%) MPLS
4 29 (59.18%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (53.06%) Juniper
5 26 (53.06%) CheckPoint
5 26 (53.06%) Firewall
5 26 (53.06%) TCP/IP
6 25 (51.02%) SNMP
7 23 (46.94%) HP
7 23 (46.94%) Wireless
8 22 (44.90%) Wi-Fi
8 22 (44.90%) CCNP
9 21 (42.86%) Security Cleared
10 19 (38.78%) 3Com
11 18 (36.73%) Nokia
11 18 (36.73%) Remedy
11 18 (36.73%) DSL
11 18 (36.73%) SC Cleared
11 18 (36.73%) HP APS
11 18 (36.73%) CCSA
11 18 (36.73%) OpenView
11 18 (36.73%) Structured Cabling
11 18 (36.73%) Cisco Prime
12 17 (34.69%) UNIX
12 17 (34.69%) Windows
13 13 (26.53%) SSL
13 13 (26.53%) VPN

Gigabit Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (93.88%) Ethernet
2 32 (65.31%) LAN
2 32 (65.31%) WAN
3 31 (63.27%) MPLS
4 26 (53.06%) Firewall
4 26 (53.06%) TCP/IP
5 25 (51.02%) SNMP
6 23 (46.94%) Wireless
7 22 (44.90%) Wi-Fi
8 18 (36.73%) DSL
8 18 (36.73%) Structured Cabling
9 13 (26.53%) EIGRP
9 13 (26.53%) OSPF
9 13 (26.53%) BGP
9 13 (26.53%) VPN
9 13 (26.53%) SSL
10 10 (20.41%) ATM
10 10 (20.41%) VLAN
10 10 (20.41%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (18.37%) IPsec
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (61.22%) Network Engineer
2 13 (26.53%) Graduate
3 7 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Systems Test Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Graduate Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Graduate Network Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Network Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Network Specialist
8 1 (2.04%) Firmware Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Electronics Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) PKI
2 3 (6.12%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.04%) VHDL
3 1 (2.04%) Verilog
3 1 (2.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.04%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) UNIX
1 17 (34.69%) Windows
2 12 (24.49%) Linux
3 7 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (12.24%) Low Latency
3 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.12%) ITIL
5 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.04%) Network Management
6 1 (2.04%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) C
2 1 (2.04%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 29 (59.18%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (44.90%) CCNP
3 21 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 18 (36.73%) HP APS
4 18 (36.73%) CCSA
4 18 (36.73%) SC Cleared
5 13 (26.53%) Degree
6 8 (16.33%) CCNA
7 6 (12.24%) PhD
8 2 (4.08%) CCIE
8 2 (4.08%) MCP
8 2 (4.08%) MCSE
8 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 7 (14.29%) iptables
2 2 (4.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (36.73%) OpenView
1 18 (36.73%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 32 (65.31%) Cisco
2 26 (53.06%) Juniper
2 26 (53.06%) CheckPoint
3 23 (46.94%) HP
4 19 (38.78%) 3Com
5 18 (36.73%) Remedy
5 18 (36.73%) Nokia
6 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
7 8 (16.33%) Fortinet
8 7 (14.29%) Foundry
8 7 (14.29%) F5
9 1 (2.04%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.04%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.04%) Lattice Semiconductor
9 1 (2.04%) EMC
East London
Premier IT
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Sanderson
Posted: 4 days ago