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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software-Defined Networking over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software-Defined Networking
Rank 880 949 994
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +45
Permanent jobs citing Software-Defined Networking 41 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.017% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.093% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 35 8 8
Median salary £62,500 £50,000 £56,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £44,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,400 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £56,250 £56,750
% change year-on-year
-14.66% -0.88%

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
16801 19285 20844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.11% 17.84% 17.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13931 15489 16664
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software-Defined Networking
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Software-Defined Networking as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 May 2016 within the UK.

Software-Defined Networking Salary Histogram in the UK

Software-Defined Networking
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software-Defined Networking within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +70 38 £62,500 +25.00% 6
London +48 21 £67,500 +35.00% 1
City of London +58 8 £64,250 +28.50%
South West +16 8 £61,250 +36.11% 1
South East +34 5 £48,000 - 2
Midlands - 4 £48,000 -
Bristol - 4 £65,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £37,500 -
Gloucester - 3 £37,500 -
Scotland - 3 £70,000 -
Hounslow - 2 £67,500 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Berkshire +15 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £70,000 -
Somerset - 1 £57,500 -
Livingston - 1 £70,000 -
Bath - 1 £57,500 -

Software-Defined Networking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing Software-Defined Networking 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 Software-Defined Networking.

1 35 (54.69%) Cisco
1 35 (54.69%) Data Centre
2 24 (37.50%) LAN
3 22 (34.38%) Firewall
4 20 (31.25%) Telecoms
5 19 (29.69%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (29.69%) OpenStack
6 18 (28.13%) Finance
7 17 (26.56%) Wireless
7 17 (26.56%) VMware
8 16 (25.00%) CCNP
9 15 (23.44%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (21.88%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (21.88%) WAN
10 14 (21.88%) Linux
10 14 (21.88%) Python
11 13 (20.31%) VPN
11 13 (20.31%) Presales
12 12 (18.75%) MPLS
13 11 (17.19%) BGP
13 11 (17.19%) Configuration Management
13 11 (17.19%) Games
13 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
13 11 (17.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (17.19%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (17.19%) Ansible
14 10 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (15.63%) Puppet
14 10 (15.63%) CheckPoint

Software-Defined Networking
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:

Application Platforms
1 19 (29.69%) OpenStack
2 5 (7.81%) Apache
3 4 (6.25%) CloudStack
4 3 (4.69%) IIS
4 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.13%) Apache Qpid
5 2 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.25%) IaaS
3 2 (3.13%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.13%) GitHub
3 2 (3.13%) Google App Engine
3 2 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.13%) Google Compute Engine
3 2 (3.13%) Heroku
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.13%) PaaS
3 2 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (37.50%) LAN
2 22 (34.38%) Firewall
3 17 (26.56%) Wireless
4 14 (21.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (21.88%) WAN
5 13 (20.31%) VPN
6 12 (18.75%) MPLS
7 11 (17.19%) BGP
7 11 (17.19%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (14.06%) Cisco Wireless
9 8 (12.50%) NX-OS
9 8 (12.50%) OSPF
10 7 (10.94%) DMZ
11 6 (9.38%) AMQP
11 6 (9.38%) IPsec
11 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
12 5 (7.81%) BIG-IP
12 5 (7.81%) HSRP
12 5 (7.81%) Spanning Tree
12 5 (7.81%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) OpenTSDB
2 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.13%) MySQL
3 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) DB2
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.69%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.13%) Maven
4 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 20 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 18 (28.13%) Finance
3 11 (17.19%) Games
4 6 (9.38%) Banking
4 6 (9.38%) Billing
4 6 (9.38%) Online Betting
4 6 (9.38%) Retail
5 2 (3.13%) Law
6 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Consultant
2 15 (23.44%) Cisco Engineer
2 15 (23.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 13 (20.31%) Network Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Cisco Consultant
5 8 (12.50%) Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) Architect
5 8 (12.50%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 8 (12.50%) Network Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 7 (10.94%) Design Engineer
6 7 (10.94%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Network Design Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Senior Network Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Software Architect
9 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) 802.1X
1 5 (7.81%) XMPP
2 4 (6.25%) .NET
3 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.69%) HTML
3 3 (4.69%) HTML5
3 3 (4.69%) OpenDaylight
3 3 (4.69%) XML
4 2 (3.13%) Java EE
4 2 (3.13%) JSON
4 2 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (3.13%) RESTful
4 2 (3.13%) Spring
4 2 (3.13%) Swagger
4 2 (3.13%) Web Services
4 2 (3.13%) WebSockets
5 1 (1.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.56%) CSS
5 1 (1.56%) Qt
5 1 (1.56%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 35 (54.69%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.94%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (9.38%) Online Games
3 6 (9.38%) Private Cloud
4 5 (7.81%) Visualisation
5 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.13%) Blog
6 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.56%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.88%) Linux
2 11 (17.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (9.38%) CentOS
3 6 (9.38%) Fedora
4 5 (7.81%) Windows
5 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.13%) Unix
7 1 (1.56%) AIX
7 1 (1.56%) HPUX
7 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.56%) Solaris
7 1 (1.56%) SUSE
7 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) Presales
2 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.19%) Configuration Management
3 9 (14.06%) Network Design
4 8 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
5 6 (9.38%) Kanban
6 5 (7.81%) ITIL
6 5 (7.81%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
6 5 (7.81%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 4 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (6.25%) Fault Management
7 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.69%) Automated Testing
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (4.69%) Investment Management
8 3 (4.69%) OO
8 3 (4.69%) Open Source
8 3 (4.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.88%) Python
2 8 (12.50%) C++
2 8 (12.50%) Java
3 6 (9.38%) C#
4 5 (7.81%) C
5 3 (4.69%) PHP
6 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.56%) sed
7 1 (1.56%) Tcl
7 1 (1.56%) VB
7 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (29.69%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (25.00%) CCNP
3 8 (12.50%) CCIE
4 5 (7.81%) CCSA
5 4 (6.25%) CCNA
6 3 (4.69%) Degree
7 2 (3.13%) CCDA
7 2 (3.13%) CEH
7 2 (3.13%) CISA
7 2 (3.13%) CISM
7 2 (3.13%) CISSP
7 2 (3.13%) GCIA
7 2 (3.13%) GCIH
7 2 (3.13%) HP ASE
7 2 (3.13%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) KVM
2 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.94%) QEMU
4 6 (9.38%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.38%) RHEV
5 2 (3.13%) Docker
5 2 (3.13%) NFS
5 2 (3.13%) XenServer
6 1 (1.56%) Ceph
6 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.56%) vCloud
6 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (23.44%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (17.19%) Ansible
3 10 (15.63%) Puppet
4 6 (9.38%) Nagios
4 6 (9.38%) Packer
4 6 (9.38%) Riemann
4 6 (9.38%) yum
4 6 (9.38%) Zenoss
5 3 (4.69%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (4.69%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (3.13%) CFEngine
6 2 (3.13%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.56%) SCCM
7 1 (1.56%) systemd
7 1 (1.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 35 (54.69%) Cisco
2 17 (26.56%) VMware
3 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
4 10 (15.63%) CheckPoint
5 7 (10.94%) F5
5 7 (10.94%) HP
6 6 (9.38%) Meraki
6 6 (9.38%) NetApp
6 6 (9.38%) Palo Alto
7 5 (7.81%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.69%) Citrix
8 3 (4.69%) CyberTech
8 3 (4.69%) Dell
8 3 (4.69%) Nokia
8 3 (4.69%) Oracle
8 3 (4.69%) Red Box
8 3 (4.69%) Verint
9 2 (3.13%) Google
9 2 (3.13%) IronPort
9 2 (3.13%) Tripwire
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