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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software-Defined Networking
Rank 864 927 967
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +40
Permanent jobs citing Software-Defined Networking 48 48 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.044% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.27% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 35 42 6
Median salary £70,000 £65,250 £76,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.27% -14.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £51,250 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,500 £75,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £62,500 £92,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -32.43%

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
16160 18089 20947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.96% 16.58% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13230 15033 16513
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 September 2016 within the UK.

Software-Defined Networking Salary Histogram in the UK

Software-Defined Networking
Top 19 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 September 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 +49 39 £70,000 +7.27% 8
London +39 23 £75,000 +7.14% 3
South East +39 7 £52,000 -20.61% 1
Scotland - 7 £38,670 -
Glasgow - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £44,000 -
Hounslow - 4 £75,000 -
Reading - 3 £60,000 - 1
Chalfont St Giles - 3 £44,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £60,000 - 1
South West +1 2 £60,000 +39.53%
Bristol - 2 £60,000 -
East of England - 2 £45,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £38,670 -
West Midlands -8 1 £60,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £60,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Software-Defined Networking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 57 (56.44%) Firewall
2 53 (52.48%) Cisco
3 45 (44.55%) VMware
4 38 (37.62%) Data Centre
5 36 (35.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 34 (33.66%) Finance
6 34 (33.66%) Palo Alto
7 32 (31.68%) Wireless
7 32 (31.68%) LAN
8 31 (30.69%) Network Design
9 30 (29.70%) Cisco ASA
10 29 (28.71%) OpenStack
10 29 (28.71%) Puppet
11 26 (25.74%) Opscode Chef
12 23 (22.77%) Python
13 21 (20.79%) Telecoms
13 21 (20.79%) F5
14 20 (19.80%) BGP
14 20 (19.80%) Cisco Certification
15 19 (18.81%) Java
16 18 (17.82%) C++
16 18 (17.82%) Oracle
17 17 (16.83%) OSPF
18 16 (15.84%) AMQP
18 16 (15.84%) Amazon AWS
19 15 (14.85%) Microsoft Azure
19 15 (14.85%) MongoDB
19 15 (14.85%) PostgreSQL
20 14 (13.86%) Wi-Fi
20 14 (13.86%) Configuration Management

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 29 (28.71%) OpenStack
2 12 (11.88%) Apache Qpid
2 12 (11.88%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (2.97%) nginx
3 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.98%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.99%) Confluence
5 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.84%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (14.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (13.86%) IaaS
4 13 (12.87%) Heroku
5 12 (11.88%) GitHub
5 12 (11.88%) Google App Engine
5 12 (11.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (11.88%) Google Compute Engine
5 12 (11.88%) PaaS
5 12 (11.88%) SaaS
6 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.99%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 57 (56.44%) Firewall
2 36 (35.64%) Cisco Nexus
3 32 (31.68%) LAN
3 32 (31.68%) Wireless
4 30 (29.70%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (19.80%) BGP
6 17 (16.83%) OSPF
7 16 (15.84%) AMQP
8 14 (13.86%) Internet
8 14 (13.86%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (13.86%) WLAN
9 13 (12.87%) HTTP
10 12 (11.88%) EIGRP
10 12 (11.88%) FWSM
10 12 (11.88%) MPLS
11 11 (10.89%) VPN
12 9 (8.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 9 (8.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 9 (8.91%) TCP/IP
13 8 (7.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.85%) MongoDB
1 15 (14.85%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (12.87%) NoSQL
3 12 (11.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (11.88%) MySQL
3 12 (11.88%) RDBMS
3 12 (11.88%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.94%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.97%) DB2
5 3 (2.97%) Informix
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (12.87%) Jenkins
2 12 (11.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 12 (11.88%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.99%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.99%) CircleCI
3 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.99%) GitLab
3 1 (0.99%) JIRA
3 1 (0.99%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.99%) Subversion
General
1 34 (33.66%) Finance
2 21 (20.79%) Telecoms
3 13 (12.87%) Billing
4 3 (2.97%) Marketing
5 2 (1.98%) Banking
5 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.99%) Advertising
6 1 (0.99%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (31.68%) Architect
1 32 (31.68%) Design Engineer
1 32 (31.68%) Network Engineer
2 26 (25.74%) Network Design Engineer
3 20 (19.80%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (19.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 16 (15.84%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 12 (11.88%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
5 12 (11.88%) Cloud Architect
5 12 (11.88%) Service Architect
5 12 (11.88%) VMware Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Software Architect
7 6 (5.94%) Analyst
7 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (5.94%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Cisco Consultant
8 5 (4.95%) Consultant
8 5 (4.95%) Network Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Network Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (4.95%) Wireless Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.86%) Web Services
2 13 (12.87%) RabbitMQ
3 12 (11.88%) Java EE
4 7 (6.93%) 802.1X
5 5 (4.95%) XMPP
6 4 (3.96%) OpenDaylight
7 3 (2.97%) LAMP
7 3 (2.97%) XML
8 2 (1.98%) JSON
8 2 (1.98%) RESTful
8 2 (1.98%) Swagger
8 2 (1.98%) WebSockets
9 1 (0.99%) .NET
9 1 (0.99%) CSS
9 1 (0.99%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 38 (37.62%) Data Centre
2 12 (11.88%) Blog
3 7 (6.93%) Visualisation
4 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.95%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.96%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.98%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.98%) PKI
6 2 (1.98%) Replication
6 2 (1.98%) User Experience
7 1 (0.99%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.99%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.88%) Linux
2 10 (9.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (9.90%) Windows
3 7 (6.93%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.94%) Solaris
5 3 (2.97%) AIX
5 3 (2.97%) HPUX
5 3 (2.97%) SUSE
5 3 (2.97%) Unix
5 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.99%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.69%) Network Design
2 14 (13.86%) Capacity Management
2 14 (13.86%) Configuration Management
3 13 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (12.87%) Presales
4 12 (11.88%) Automated Testing
4 12 (11.88%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (11.88%) Release Management
4 12 (11.88%) Use Case
5 8 (7.92%) Project Management
6 7 (6.93%) ITIL
6 7 (6.93%) Software Engineering
7 6 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (5.94%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.95%) Asset Management
8 5 (4.95%) Change Management
8 5 (4.95%) DevOps
8 5 (4.95%) Information Security
8 5 (4.95%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 5 (4.95%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.77%) Python
2 19 (18.81%) Java
3 18 (17.82%) C++
4 13 (12.87%) C#
5 6 (5.94%) C
6 4 (3.96%) SQL
7 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.98%) Tcl
8 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.99%) VB
8 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (19.80%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (8.91%) Degree
3 8 (7.92%) CCNP
4 6 (5.94%) CCIE
4 6 (5.94%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.95%) CCSA
6 1 (0.99%) ISEB
System Software
1 14 (13.86%) Docker
2 12 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.95%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.97%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.97%) vCloud
4 3 (2.97%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (2.97%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.97%) vSphere
5 1 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.99%) etcd
5 1 (0.99%) KVM
Systems Management
1 29 (28.71%) Puppet
2 26 (25.74%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (13.86%) Ansible
4 12 (11.88%) CFEngine
5 11 (10.89%) vRealize
6 5 (4.95%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (4.95%) SCCM
7 3 (2.97%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (1.98%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.99%) Consul
9 1 (0.99%) Grafana
9 1 (0.99%) Graphite
9 1 (0.99%) rkt
Vendors
1 53 (52.48%) Cisco
2 45 (44.55%) VMware
3 34 (33.66%) Palo Alto
4 21 (20.79%) F5
5 18 (17.82%) Oracle
6 12 (11.88%) Google
6 12 (11.88%) Sybase
7 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
8 10 (9.90%) Red Hat
9 9 (8.91%) HP
10 8 (7.92%) Citrix
11 7 (6.93%) CheckPoint
12 6 (5.94%) Aruba
12 6 (5.94%) Meraki
13 5 (4.95%) Computacenter
14 4 (3.96%) Juniper
15 3 (2.97%) EMC
15 3 (2.97%) IBM
15 3 (2.97%) NetIQ
15 3 (2.97%) Sun
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