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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software-Defined Networking
UK
Rank 793 933 929
Rank change year-on-year
+140 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software-Defined Networking 51 23 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.023% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 28
Median salary £60,000 £62,500 £53,050
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +17.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £46,000 £53,050
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -13.28%

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
13745 17272 19407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.22% 17.13% 18.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11224 14369 15708
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 20 February 2017 within the UK.

Software-Defined Networking Salary Histogram in the UK

Software-Defined Networking
Top 14 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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +128 51 £60,000 -4.00% 4
London +65 26 £66,250 +6.00% 4
Yorkshire +29 12 £45,000 -35.71%
Leeds - 12 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 12 £45,000 -
South East +60 4 - -
City of London - 3 £86,250 - 1
Berkshire +47 2 - -
Reading +39 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 £60,000 -
East of England - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

Software-Defined Networking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 58 (63.04%) Cisco
2 51 (55.43%) Firewall
3 45 (48.91%) Data Centre
4 42 (45.65%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (44.57%) LAN
6 34 (36.96%) WAN
7 33 (35.87%) Microsoft
8 32 (34.78%) CCNP
8 32 (34.78%) VMware
9 30 (32.61%) CCIE
9 30 (32.61%) Juniper
10 27 (29.35%) Wireless
11 26 (28.26%) Windows
12 25 (27.17%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (25.00%) Network Management
13 23 (25.00%) DNS
13 23 (25.00%) Network Design
14 22 (23.91%) Finance
14 22 (23.91%) Windows Server
15 20 (21.74%) Active Directory
15 20 (21.74%) Degree
16 19 (20.65%) Capacity Management
17 18 (19.57%) DHCP
17 18 (19.57%) Validation
18 17 (18.48%) Python
19 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
20 12 (13.04%) Telecoms
20 12 (13.04%) Project Management
20 12 (13.04%) Palo Alto
21 11 (11.96%) Ansible

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 10 (10.87%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.17%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.17%) IIS
2 2 (2.17%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.09%) Apache
3 1 (1.09%) Confluence
3 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.52%) MS Office
3 4 (4.35%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.17%) MS Project
5 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.96%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.70%) IaaS
4 7 (7.61%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.26%) Office 365
5 3 (3.26%) PaaS
5 3 (3.26%) SaaS
6 2 (2.17%) GitHub
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.09%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (1.09%) Heroku
7 1 (1.09%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (1.09%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 51 (55.43%) Firewall
2 41 (44.57%) LAN
3 34 (36.96%) WAN
4 27 (29.35%) Wireless
5 23 (25.00%) DNS
6 18 (19.57%) DHCP
7 11 (11.96%) BGP
7 11 (11.96%) MPLS
7 11 (11.96%) OSPF
7 11 (11.96%) VPN
8 9 (9.78%) Multicast
8 9 (9.78%) Unified Communications
9 8 (8.70%) Internet
9 8 (8.70%) WLAN
10 7 (7.61%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (7.61%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (7.61%) Ethernet
10 7 (7.61%) Network Security
10 7 (7.61%) TCP/IP
11 5 (5.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (2.17%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.09%) Big Data
3 1 (1.09%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.09%) DocumentDB
3 1 (1.09%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.17%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.09%) Ant
3 1 (1.09%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.09%) CircleCI
3 1 (1.09%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.09%) GitLab
3 1 (1.09%) JIRA
3 1 (1.09%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.09%) Robot Framework
3 1 (1.09%) Selenium
3 1 (1.09%) Subversion
3 1 (1.09%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (23.91%) Finance
2 12 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.17%) Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.17%) Law
5 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (38.04%) Network Engineer
2 23 (25.00%) Architect
3 18 (19.57%) Senior Network Engineer
4 14 (15.22%) Infrastructure Architect
5 13 (14.13%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 12 (13.04%) Consultant
7 8 (8.70%) Network Consultant
8 7 (7.61%) IP Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) IT Manager
8 7 (7.61%) IT Risk Manager
8 7 (7.61%) IT Security Manager
8 7 (7.61%) Network Architect
8 7 (7.61%) Risk Manager
8 7 (7.61%) Security Manager
8 7 (7.61%) Wireless Architect
9 6 (6.52%) Cisco Consultant
9 6 (6.52%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 6 (6.52%) Design Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Network Design Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.52%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.26%) Kafka
2 3 (3.26%) Web Services
3 2 (2.17%) .NET
3 2 (2.17%) Node.js
3 2 (2.17%) OpenDaylight
3 2 (2.17%) React
4 1 (1.09%) Catalyst
4 1 (1.09%) Middleware
4 1 (1.09%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.09%) Sensu
4 1 (1.09%) WAP
4 1 (1.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (48.91%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.26%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (3.26%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.17%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.17%) PKI
4 2 (2.17%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.09%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.09%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.26%) Windows
2 22 (23.91%) Windows Server
3 8 (8.70%) Unix
4 6 (6.52%) Linux
5 2 (2.17%) CentOS
5 2 (2.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.00%) Network Design
1 23 (25.00%) Network Management
2 19 (20.65%) Capacity Management
3 18 (19.57%) Validation
4 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (13.04%) Project Management
6 9 (9.78%) Information Security
7 8 (8.70%) Asset Management
8 7 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (7.61%) ITIL
8 7 (7.61%) Network Architecture
8 7 (7.61%) Risk Management
9 6 (6.52%) Algorithmic Trading
9 6 (6.52%) Configuration Management
9 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (6.52%) Performance Management
9 6 (6.52%) Presales
9 6 (6.52%) Process Management
9 6 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (5.43%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.48%) Python
2 7 (7.61%) Java
2 7 (7.61%) Perl
3 6 (6.52%) C
3 6 (6.52%) C++
4 5 (5.43%) SQL
4 5 (5.43%) Tcl
5 3 (3.26%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.17%) Go
6 2 (2.17%) Ruby
6 2 (2.17%) Scala
7 1 (1.09%) Rust
Qualifications
1 42 (45.65%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (34.78%) CCNP
3 30 (32.61%) CCIE
4 20 (21.74%) Degree
5 9 (9.78%) SC Cleared
5 9 (9.78%) Security Cleared
6 6 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (4.35%) CCNA
7 4 (4.35%) VCDX
8 2 (2.17%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.09%) CCSA
9 1 (1.09%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (1.09%) CISSP
9 1 (1.09%) CRISC
9 1 (1.09%) EMC Certification
9 1 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.09%) MCSE
9 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (27.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.61%) Docker
4 4 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.26%) KVM
6 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.17%) vSphere
7 1 (1.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (1.09%) etcd
7 1 (1.09%) vCloud
7 1 (1.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (11.96%) Ansible
1 11 (11.96%) Puppet
2 8 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (6.52%) vRealize
4 3 (3.26%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.17%) SCCM
6 1 (1.09%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.09%) Consul
6 1 (1.09%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.09%) Grafana
6 1 (1.09%) Graphite
6 1 (1.09%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.09%) rkt
6 1 (1.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 58 (63.04%) Cisco
2 33 (35.87%) Microsoft
3 32 (34.78%) VMware
4 30 (32.61%) Juniper
5 12 (13.04%) Palo Alto
6 11 (11.96%) HP
7 10 (10.87%) Aruba
7 10 (10.87%) Meraki
8 9 (9.78%) CheckPoint
9 8 (8.70%) F5
10 7 (7.61%) Computacenter
10 7 (7.61%) SolarWinds
11 6 (6.52%) Brocade
12 4 (4.35%) Arista
12 4 (4.35%) Infoblox
12 4 (4.35%) Riverbed
12 4 (4.35%) Splunk
12 4 (4.35%) Vyatta
13 3 (3.26%) AlgoSec
13 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
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