The table below looks at the statistics for SNA skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SNA over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Systems Network Architecture (SNA)
Rank 877 906 881
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -25
Permanent jobs citing SNA 6 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.001% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.032% 0.005% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £43,750 - £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 - £77,500

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
18979 20034 21026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.76% 17.06% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15206 16046 16990
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SNA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SNA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SNA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SNA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SNA within the UK.

SNA Salary Trend in the UK

SNA
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SNA within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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
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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 +40 6 £43,750 -
West Midlands - 4 £43,750 -
Birmingham - 4 £43,750 -
London - 2 - -

SNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing SNA 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 SNA.

1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Frame Relay
3 3 (30.00%) IPsec
3 3 (30.00%) Network Design
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) zOS
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Tivoli NetView
4 2 (20.00%) JCL
4 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Legal
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Ab Initio
5 1 (10.00%) Banking

SNA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing SNA 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 SNA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Lync
1 1 (10.00%) SAS
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) Frame Relay
2 3 (30.00%) IPsec
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) Intranet
4 1 (10.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) QlikView
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Network Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Process Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) zOS
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Network Design
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JCL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (30.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (10.00%) Teradata
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) IBM