The table below looks at the statistics for Software-Defined Networking skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software-Defined Networking over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software-Defined Networking
Rank 869 885 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing Software-Defined Networking 22 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.004% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.022% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 0
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £92,500 £52,500 -
% change year-on-year
+76.19% -

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
20259 18439 22340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.00% 17.18% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16033 14973 18252
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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

Software-Defined Networking
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Software-Defined Networking Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software-Defined Networking
Salary Trend

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

Software-Defined Networking Salary Trend in the UK

Software-Defined Networking
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software-Defined Networking over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 within the UK.

Software-Defined Networking Salary Histogram in the UK

Software-Defined Networking
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software-Defined Networking within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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 -4 22 £60,000 +14.28% 4
Berkshire +17 12 £53,050 +1.04% 2
South East +14 12 £53,050 +1.04% 2
Reading +15 11 - - 1
London 0 4 £60,000 - 1
North West - 3 - -
Bracknell - 1 £53,050 - 1

Software-Defined Networking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Software-Defined Networking 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 Software-Defined Networking.

1 19 (61.29%) Telecoms
2 15 (48.39%) IPv6
3 13 (41.94%) Marketing
4 12 (38.71%) SWOT Analysis
4 12 (38.71%) Network Security
4 12 (38.71%) Economics
4 12 (38.71%) LTE
4 12 (38.71%) Network Architecture
4 12 (38.71%) 3GPP
5 10 (32.26%) MPLS
6 9 (29.03%) Finance
7 8 (25.81%) BGP
7 8 (25.81%) Linux
7 8 (25.81%) WAN
8 6 (19.35%) Java
8 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
8 6 (19.35%) Perl
8 6 (19.35%) MySQL
8 6 (19.35%) Web Services
8 6 (19.35%) Python
8 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
8 6 (19.35%) Internet
8 6 (19.35%) Puppet
8 6 (19.35%) MongoDB
8 6 (19.35%) RESTful
8 6 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (19.35%) Ruby
9 5 (16.13%) OSPF
9 5 (16.13%) Cisco
10 4 (12.90%) VPN

Software-Defined Networking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Software-Defined Networking 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 Software-Defined Networking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) IPv6
2 12 (38.71%) Network Security
2 12 (38.71%) LTE
2 12 (38.71%) 3GPP
3 10 (32.26%) MPLS
4 8 (25.81%) BGP
4 8 (25.81%) WAN
5 6 (19.35%) Internet
6 5 (16.13%) OSPF
7 4 (12.90%) VPN
7 4 (12.90%) Ethernet
7 4 (12.90%) SNMP
7 4 (12.90%) DWDM
8 3 (9.68%) WAAS
8 3 (9.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (9.68%) VPLS
8 3 (9.68%) Firewall
8 3 (9.68%) SSL
9 1 (3.23%) NGN
9 1 (3.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) MySQL
1 6 (19.35%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.68%) MariaDB
2 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Maven
1 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (61.29%) Telecoms
2 13 (41.94%) Marketing
3 9 (29.03%) Finance
4 3 (9.68%) Legal
4 3 (9.68%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Architect
2 15 (48.39%) Network Architect
3 12 (38.71%) Security Architect
3 12 (38.71%) Network Security Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Network Technical Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Web Applications Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Network Operator
5 3 (9.68%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Service Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Network Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Applications Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Development Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Web Services
1 6 (19.35%) RESTful
2 3 (9.68%) Apache OpenJPA
2 3 (9.68%) JPA
2 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Economics
2 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Open Source
3 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) SWOT Analysis
1 12 (38.71%) Network Architecture
2 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
3 4 (12.90%) Network Design
4 3 (9.68%) Software Architecture
4 3 (9.68%) DevOps
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.68%) Use Case
4 3 (9.68%) Service Management
4 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.68%) OOD
4 3 (9.68%) OO
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 1 (3.23%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.23%) Analytics
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Java
1 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
1 6 (19.35%) Perl
1 6 (19.35%) Python
1 6 (19.35%) Ruby
2 3 (9.68%) Lisp
3 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (9.68%) MBA
1 3 (9.68%) CCIE
1 3 (9.68%) CCNP
1 3 (9.68%) CCDP
1 3 (9.68%) HNC
2 2 (6.45%) CISSP
2 2 (6.45%) JNCIE
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.23%) HP ASE
3 1 (3.23%) HP MASE
3 1 (3.23%) CCIA
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MCP
3 1 (3.23%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.23%) XenApp
1 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Puppet
1 6 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.68%) CFEngine
3 1 (3.23%) WMI
3 1 (3.23%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Cisco
2 4 (12.90%) F5
3 3 (9.68%) Nimsoft
3 3 (9.68%) Riverbed
3 3 (9.68%) Ipanema Technologies
3 3 (9.68%) NetScout
3 3 (9.68%) CA
3 3 (9.68%) HP
3 3 (9.68%) Citrix
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.23%) NetApp
5 1 (3.23%) Nokia
5 1 (3.23%) EMC
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
London
Gate Hampton Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + bens and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 44,900 - 61,200 + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago