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

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)
Rank 861 897 830
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -67
Permanent jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet 25 5 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.005% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.026% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 38
Average salary £45,000 - £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 - £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 - £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,233 - £40,589

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
19912 19041 23026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.74% 17.19% 19.85%
Number of salaries quoted 15952 15183 19018
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 £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 26 November 2014 within the UK.

Gigabit Ethernet Salary Histogram in the UK

Gigabit Ethernet
Top 19 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 26 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 +21 25 £45,000 - 4
London +11 8 £60,750 -
South East -7 7 £51,500 - 3
East of England - 6 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £45,000 - 1
Cambridge - 6 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire - 5 £65,000 - 3
Reading - 3 £65,000 -
Hampshire -13 2 £38,000 -
City of London - 2 £44,500 -
South West - 2 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £42,233 -
Southampton - 2 £38,000 -
Bracknell - 2 £27,500 - 2
Coventry - 2 £42,233 -
Gloucester - 1 £50,000 -
Weymouth - 1 £35,000 -
Dorset - 1 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £50,000 -

Gigabit Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 35 (89.74%) Ethernet
2 23 (58.97%) WAN
2 23 (58.97%) LAN
3 20 (51.28%) MPLS
3 20 (51.28%) OSPF
3 20 (51.28%) BGP
4 19 (48.72%) Cisco
5 18 (46.15%) Finance
6 17 (43.59%) IPsec
6 17 (43.59%) TCP/IP
6 17 (43.59%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (41.03%) Wireless
8 14 (35.90%) EIGRP
8 14 (35.90%) VPN
8 14 (35.90%) CCNP
9 13 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (33.33%) Degree
10 12 (30.77%) VLAN
10 12 (30.77%) SNMP
11 11 (28.21%) ISDN
12 9 (23.08%) C
12 9 (23.08%) ITIL
12 9 (23.08%) CCNA
12 9 (23.08%) HP
12 9 (23.08%) CheckPoint
13 8 (20.51%) CCIE
13 8 (20.51%) SSL
13 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
13 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
14 7 (17.95%) Cisco IOS

Gigabit Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (89.74%) Ethernet
2 23 (58.97%) LAN
2 23 (58.97%) WAN
3 20 (51.28%) MPLS
3 20 (51.28%) OSPF
3 20 (51.28%) BGP
4 17 (43.59%) TCP/IP
4 17 (43.59%) IPsec
5 16 (41.03%) Wireless
6 14 (35.90%) VPN
6 14 (35.90%) EIGRP
7 13 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (30.77%) VLAN
8 12 (30.77%) SNMP
9 11 (28.21%) ISDN
10 8 (20.51%) SSL
11 7 (17.95%) DHCP
11 7 (17.95%) Firewall
11 7 (17.95%) ATM
11 7 (17.95%) DNS
General
1 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
2 7 (17.95%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.56%) Automotive
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Software Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Graduate
4 4 (10.26%) Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Network Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Network Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) IT Support
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Test Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) PKI
2 6 (15.38%) Device Driver
3 4 (10.26%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) PMI
5 1 (2.56%) CPLD
5 1 (2.56%) VHDL
5 1 (2.56%) Verilog
5 1 (2.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
1 7 (17.95%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) UNIX
3 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) ITIL
2 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
3 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (15.38%) Low Latency
5 5 (12.82%) ITIL V3
5 5 (12.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (12.82%) People Management
5 5 (12.82%) Data Analysis
6 4 (10.26%) Project Planning
6 4 (10.26%) Change Management
6 4 (10.26%) Project Management
6 4 (10.26%) Time Management
6 4 (10.26%) Budget Control
7 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.13%) Service Management
7 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.13%) ITSM
7 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) C
2 3 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (2.56%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (35.90%) CCNP
3 13 (33.33%) Degree
4 9 (23.08%) CCNA
5 8 (20.51%) CCIE
5 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
6 6 (15.38%) HP APS
6 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 6 (15.38%) PhD
7 4 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
8 2 (5.13%) MCP
8 2 (5.13%) HNC
8 2 (5.13%) HND
8 2 (5.13%) MCSE
9 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Firmware
2 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) OpenView
2 6 (15.38%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.56%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Cisco
2 9 (23.08%) HP
2 9 (23.08%) CheckPoint
3 7 (17.95%) 3Com
3 7 (17.95%) Juniper
4 6 (15.38%) Nokia
4 6 (15.38%) Remedy
4 6 (15.38%) Fujitsu
5 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.13%) Aruba
7 1 (2.56%) F5
7 1 (2.56%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.56%) Sun
7 1 (2.56%) Compuware
7 1 (2.56%) EMC
7 1 (2.56%) Nortel
7 1 (2.56%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.56%) Lattice Semiconductor
7 1 (2.56%) Foundry
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