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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software-Defined Networking
Rank 822 924 953
Rank change year-on-year
+102 +29
Permanent jobs citing Software-Defined Networking 43 45 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.042% 0.029%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.25% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 27 42 22
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £53,050
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £75,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £65,000 £53,050
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +22.52%

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
15418 17809 20680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.26% 16.59% 17.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12480 14717 16648
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,400 £65,000 £70,000
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 3 December 2016 within the UK.

Software-Defined Networking Salary Histogram in the UK

Software-Defined Networking
Top 20 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 3 December 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
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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 +72 43 £60,000 -7.69% 4
London +67 16 £85,000 +30.76% 1
South East +73 15 £50,000 -25.92%
Berkshire +41 8 £60,000 -12.72%
Reading +37 5 £60,000 -25.00%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £44,000 -
Chalfont St Giles - 4 £44,000 -
Leeds - 3 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 -
South West +11 2 £60,000 +30.43% 2
Bristol - 2 £60,000 - 2
City of London +32 1 - -
Slough +17 1 £75,000 +7.14%
Surrey +14 1 £35,250 -36.19%
Woking +8 1 £35,250 -21.66%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £45,000 -
East of England - 1 £45,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £50,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £45,000 -

Software-Defined Networking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 55 (59.14%) Firewall
2 50 (53.76%) Cisco
3 42 (45.16%) VMware
4 35 (37.63%) Data Centre
5 31 (33.33%) Wireless
6 28 (30.11%) Finance
6 28 (30.11%) LAN
6 28 (30.11%) Network Design
7 27 (29.03%) Palo Alto
8 26 (27.96%) Cisco Nexus
9 23 (24.73%) Puppet
10 22 (23.66%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (23.66%) Cisco Certification
11 21 (22.58%) Microsoft
11 21 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
12 20 (21.51%) OpenStack
13 19 (20.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (20.43%) Python
14 17 (18.28%) Windows
14 17 (18.28%) Capacity Management
14 17 (18.28%) F5
15 16 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Azure
16 14 (15.05%) Degree
16 14 (15.05%) Java
16 14 (15.05%) Oracle
16 14 (15.05%) Telecoms
16 14 (15.05%) Ansible
17 13 (13.98%) Docker
17 13 (13.98%) IaaS

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 20 (21.51%) OpenStack
2 9 (9.68%) Apache Qpid
2 9 (9.68%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (3.23%) nginx
3 3 (3.23%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.08%) Confluence
5 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.30%) MS Office
3 2 (2.15%) MS Project
3 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (13.98%) IaaS
4 10 (10.75%) Heroku
4 10 (10.75%) PaaS
4 10 (10.75%) SaaS
5 9 (9.68%) GitHub
5 9 (9.68%) Google App Engine
5 9 (9.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (9.68%) Google Compute Engine
6 3 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.08%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.08%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.08%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (59.14%) Firewall
2 31 (33.33%) Wireless
3 28 (30.11%) LAN
4 26 (27.96%) Cisco Nexus
5 22 (23.66%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (12.90%) DNS
7 11 (11.83%) BGP
7 11 (11.83%) Internet
7 11 (11.83%) OSPF
7 11 (11.83%) Unified Communications
7 11 (11.83%) WAN
7 11 (11.83%) WLAN
8 10 (10.75%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (9.68%) AMQP
9 9 (9.68%) DHCP
9 9 (9.68%) HTTP
10 8 (8.60%) EIGRP
10 8 (8.60%) FWSM
11 7 (7.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (7.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.90%) MongoDB
1 12 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (11.83%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (11.83%) NoSQL
3 9 (9.68%) MySQL
3 9 (9.68%) RDBMS
3 9 (9.68%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.23%) Informix
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.15%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (10.75%) Jenkins
1 10 (10.75%) Sonatype Nexus
2 9 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.08%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.08%) CircleCI
3 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.08%) GitLab
3 1 (1.08%) JIRA
3 1 (1.08%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 28 (30.11%) Finance
2 14 (15.05%) Telecoms
3 10 (10.75%) Billing
4 5 (5.38%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.23%) Banking
5 3 (3.23%) Marketing
6 2 (2.15%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.08%) Advertising
7 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (38.71%) Network Engineer
2 31 (33.33%) Architect
3 24 (25.81%) Design Engineer
4 21 (22.58%) Network Design Engineer
5 12 (12.90%) Infrastructure Architect
6 11 (11.83%) Network Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (9.68%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 9 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
7 9 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (9.68%) Cloud Architect
7 9 (9.68%) Service Architect
8 8 (8.60%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
8 8 (8.60%) VMware Engineer
8 8 (8.60%) Wireless Architect
9 7 (7.53%) Senior Network Engineer
10 6 (6.45%) IP Engineer
11 5 (5.38%) IT Risk Manager
11 5 (5.38%) IT Security Manager
11 5 (5.38%) Risk Manager
11 5 (5.38%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.83%) Web Services
2 10 (10.75%) RabbitMQ
3 9 (9.68%) Java EE
4 4 (4.30%) 802.1X
5 3 (3.23%) LAMP
6 2 (2.15%) OpenDaylight
7 1 (1.08%) Kafka
7 1 (1.08%) Sensu
7 1 (1.08%) WAP
7 1 (1.08%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (37.63%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.68%) Blog
3 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.23%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.23%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.15%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.15%) PKI
5 2 (2.15%) User Experience
6 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.08%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.08%) Replication
6 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.28%) Windows
2 13 (13.98%) Windows Server
3 10 (10.75%) Linux
4 5 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.38%) Solaris
5 4 (4.30%) Unix
6 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.15%) AIX
7 2 (2.15%) CentOS
7 2 (2.15%) HPUX
7 2 (2.15%) SUSE
7 2 (2.15%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.08%) CoreOS
8 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.11%) Network Design
2 17 (18.28%) Capacity Management
3 13 (13.98%) Project Management
4 12 (12.90%) Configuration Management
5 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (9.68%) Automated Testing
7 9 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (9.68%) ITIL
7 9 (9.68%) Release Management
7 9 (9.68%) Use Case
8 8 (8.60%) Information Security
8 8 (8.60%) Network Management
8 8 (8.60%) Presales
9 7 (7.53%) Asset Management
9 7 (7.53%) DevOps
10 6 (6.45%) Risk Management
10 6 (6.45%) Validation
11 5 (5.38%) Algorithmic Trading
11 5 (5.38%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.43%) Python
2 14 (15.05%) Java
3 10 (10.75%) C++
4 9 (9.68%) C#
5 5 (5.38%) SQL
6 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.23%) Tcl
8 2 (2.15%) Go
8 2 (2.15%) Ruby
9 1 (1.08%) C
9 1 (1.08%) Rust
Qualifications
1 22 (23.66%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (15.05%) Degree
3 13 (13.98%) CCNP
4 10 (10.75%) CCIE
5 9 (9.68%) SC Cleared
5 9 (9.68%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.15%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.08%) CCSA
7 1 (1.08%) CISSP
7 1 (1.08%) CRISC
7 1 (1.08%) ISEB
7 1 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (20.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (13.98%) Docker
3 11 (11.83%) Active Directory
4 4 (4.30%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.23%) KVM
5 3 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (3.23%) vSphere
6 2 (2.15%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.15%) vCloud
6 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (1.08%) etcd
Systems Management
1 23 (24.73%) Puppet
2 21 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (15.05%) Ansible
4 10 (10.75%) vRealize
5 9 (9.68%) CFEngine
6 4 (4.30%) SCCM
7 3 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (2.15%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (1.08%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (1.08%) Consul
9 1 (1.08%) Grafana
9 1 (1.08%) Graphite
9 1 (1.08%) rkt
Vendors
1 50 (53.76%) Cisco
2 42 (45.16%) VMware
3 27 (29.03%) Palo Alto
4 21 (22.58%) Microsoft
5 17 (18.28%) F5
6 14 (15.05%) Oracle
7 13 (13.98%) Juniper
8 12 (12.90%) HP
9 10 (10.75%) Google
10 9 (9.68%) Aruba
10 9 (9.68%) Meraki
10 9 (9.68%) Sybase
11 8 (8.60%) Computacenter
12 7 (7.53%) Citrix
12 7 (7.53%) Red Hat
13 4 (4.30%) CheckPoint
13 4 (4.30%) SolarWinds
14 3 (3.23%) Sun
15 2 (2.15%) EMC
15 2 (2.15%) IBM
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