The table below looks at the statistics for Gigabit Ethernet skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Gigabit Ethernet over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)
UK
Rank - 914 913
Permanent jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet 0 4 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.024% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 18
Median salary - £100,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +220.00%
UK excluding London median salary - - £27,500

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
14112 16614 18967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.74% 16.80% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11527 13797 15407
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Gigabit Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Gigabit Ethernet as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Gigabit Ethernet.

1 5 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Fast Ethernet
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) SystemC
3 2 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (40.00%) 802.1X
3 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (40.00%) FPGA Design
3 2 (40.00%) Verilog
3 2 (40.00%) IGRP
3 2 (40.00%) ASIC
3 2 (40.00%) Tcl
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) SMTP
3 2 (40.00%) CCIE
3 2 (40.00%) FTP
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) IPX
3 2 (40.00%) RIP
3 2 (40.00%) SNMP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP

Gigabit Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (60.00%) Fast Ethernet
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (40.00%) FTP
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) IGRP
3 2 (40.00%) IPX
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) RIP
3 2 (40.00%) SMTP
3 2 (40.00%) SNMP
3 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Verification Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) ASIC
1 2 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (40.00%) SystemC
1 2 (40.00%) Verilog
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) FPGA Design
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (40.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCIE
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) TippingPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Trend Micro