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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software-Defined Networking
Rank 845 872 -
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -
Permanent jobs citing Software-Defined Networking 30 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.006% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.033% -
Number of salaries quoted 22 0 0
Average salary £52,775 - -
UK excluding London average salary £53,050 - -

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
19137 18089 21512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.99% 16.95% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15313 14187 17546
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 4 March 2015 within the UK.

Software-Defined Networking Salary Histogram in the UK

Software-Defined Networking
Top 13 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 4 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 +23 28 £53,075 - 3
London - 18 £52,500 - 1
City of London - 8 £52,500 - 1
Berkshire -9 7 £62,800 - 1
South East -17 7 £62,800 - 1
Reading -6 3 - - 1
Bracknell - 2 £53,075 -
Derby - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £41,500 - 1
Swindon - 1 £41,500 - 1
South West - 1 £41,500 - 1

Software-Defined Networking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 38 (60.32%) HP
1 38 (60.32%) VMware
2 35 (55.56%) Windows
3 33 (52.38%) Linux
4 32 (50.79%) Cisco
5 27 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (36.51%) MPLS
7 22 (34.92%) Telecoms
8 21 (33.33%) Open Source
8 21 (33.33%) OpenStack
9 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (28.57%) Citrix
11 17 (26.98%) Dell
11 17 (26.98%) Firewall
12 16 (25.40%) SAN
12 16 (25.40%) WAN
13 15 (23.81%) IBM
13 15 (23.81%) ITIL
13 15 (23.81%) Banking
13 15 (23.81%) Network Security
13 15 (23.81%) OpenShift
13 15 (23.81%) IaaS
14 14 (22.22%) Network Design
14 14 (22.22%) NetApp
14 14 (22.22%) OSPF
14 14 (22.22%) BGP
15 12 (19.05%) EMC
15 12 (19.05%) XenMobile
15 12 (19.05%) NetScaler
15 12 (19.05%) XenDesktop

Software-Defined Networking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 21 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.81%) OpenShift
1 15 (23.81%) IaaS
2 6 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (36.51%) MPLS
2 17 (26.98%) Firewall
3 16 (25.40%) SAN
3 16 (25.40%) WAN
4 15 (23.81%) Network Security
5 14 (22.22%) OSPF
5 14 (22.22%) BGP
6 12 (19.05%) NetScaler
7 11 (17.46%) IPv6
7 11 (17.46%) VPN
8 9 (14.29%) Internet
8 9 (14.29%) SNMP
8 9 (14.29%) 3GPP
8 9 (14.29%) LTE
9 7 (11.11%) SSL
10 6 (9.52%) Wireless
10 6 (9.52%) WLAN
11 5 (7.94%) LAN
11 5 (7.94%) DNS
11 5 (7.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MSI
2 2 (3.17%) Maven
2 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (34.92%) Telecoms
2 15 (23.81%) Banking
3 9 (14.29%) Marketing
4 6 (9.52%) Retail
5 3 (4.76%) Finance
5 3 (4.76%) Legal
5 3 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (60.32%) Architect
2 11 (17.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 11 (17.46%) Network Architect
2 11 (17.46%) Analyst
3 9 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 9 (14.29%) Network Security Architect
4 8 (12.70%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 7 (11.11%) Platform Architect
5 7 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (6.35%) Consultant
8 4 (6.35%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Manager
9 3 (4.76%) Principal Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Principal Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.17%) Senior Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) RESTful
2 3 (4.76%) Application Packaging
3 2 (3.17%) Apache OpenJPA
3 2 (3.17%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.17%) JPA
3 2 (3.17%) Web Services
4 1 (1.59%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.33%) Open Source
2 9 (14.29%) Economics
3 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.76%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.17%) EqualLogic
6 2 (3.17%) Clustering
6 2 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (55.56%) Windows
2 33 (52.38%) Linux
3 6 (9.52%) UNIX
4 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.59%) Android
5 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.81%) ITIL
3 14 (22.22%) Network Design
4 9 (14.29%) SWOT Analysis
4 9 (14.29%) Network Architecture
5 8 (12.70%) Load Balancing
5 8 (12.70%) PRINCE2
6 6 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 6 (9.52%) TOGAF
6 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.94%) Problem Management
7 5 (7.94%) Network Management
8 3 (4.76%) Service Management
8 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.76%) Project Management
8 3 (4.76%) Use Case
8 3 (4.76%) Migration
8 3 (4.76%) Software Architecture
9 2 (3.17%) WAN Optimisation
9 2 (3.17%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.17%) SQL
3 1 (1.59%) C
3 1 (1.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) Degree
2 10 (15.87%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (12.70%) CCIA
3 8 (12.70%) MCP
3 8 (12.70%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (11.11%) CCNP
5 6 (9.52%) JNCIE
5 6 (9.52%) CCDP
5 6 (9.52%) CCIE
5 6 (9.52%) CISSP
6 4 (6.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.76%) CCNA
7 3 (4.76%) MBA
8 2 (3.17%) MCITP
8 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.17%) MCSE
8 2 (3.17%) MCSA
9 1 (1.59%) HP ASE
System Software
1 27 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (19.05%) XenDesktop
2 12 (19.05%) XenApp
3 5 (7.94%) KVM
4 4 (6.35%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (4.76%) vSphere
5 3 (4.76%) VirtualBox
6 2 (3.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (19.05%) XenMobile
2 7 (11.11%) WMI
3 4 (6.35%) SCCM
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (3.17%) Nessus
4 2 (3.17%) SCOM
5 1 (1.59%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 38 (60.32%) HP
1 38 (60.32%) VMware
2 32 (50.79%) Cisco
3 18 (28.57%) Citrix
4 17 (26.98%) Dell
5 15 (23.81%) IBM
6 14 (22.22%) NetApp
7 12 (19.05%) EMC
8 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
9 9 (14.29%) AppSense
10 8 (12.70%) CheckPoint
11 6 (9.52%) Nokia
12 5 (7.94%) Riverbed
12 5 (7.94%) F5
13 3 (4.76%) CA
13 3 (4.76%) ProCurve
13 3 (4.76%) NetScout
13 3 (4.76%) Nimsoft
13 3 (4.76%) Ipanema Technologies
14 2 (3.17%) Splunk
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