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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software-Defined Networking
Rank 870 967 969
Rank change year-on-year
+97 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software-Defined Networking 57 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.015% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.091% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 38 15 5
Median salary £70,000 £72,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +66.66%
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+52.94% -2.29%

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
16560 18672 20557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.90% 16.96% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 13770 15324 16429
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 July 2016 within the UK.

Software-Defined Networking Salary Histogram in the UK

Software-Defined Networking
Top 16 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 27 July 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 +50 40 £70,000 -3.44% 13
London +56 30 £70,000 -3.44% 4
Scotland - 15 £38,670 - 1
Glasgow - 11 - -
Hounslow - 8 £67,500 -
Bristol - 5 £65,000 - 4
South West - 5 £65,000 - 4
Edinburgh - 3 £38,670 - 1
City of London +54 2 £62,500 -13.79% 1
South East +13 2 £110,000 +158.82%
Berkshire - 2 £110,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £60,000 - 2
Reading - 1 £110,000 -
Livingston - 1 £70,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £70,000 -

Software-Defined Networking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 42 (50.00%) Cisco
1 42 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 41 (48.81%) Firewall
3 29 (34.52%) Cisco Nexus
4 27 (32.14%) VMware
4 27 (32.14%) LAN
5 25 (29.76%) Finance
5 25 (29.76%) OpenStack
6 23 (27.38%) Puppet
7 22 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (26.19%) Telecoms
8 21 (25.00%) Python
8 21 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (25.00%) Palo Alto
9 18 (21.43%) C++
10 17 (20.24%) Oracle
10 17 (20.24%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (20.24%) Wireless
10 17 (20.24%) Network Design
11 16 (19.05%) Billing
11 16 (19.05%) BGP
11 16 (19.05%) Java
12 15 (17.86%) C#
12 15 (17.86%) F5
12 15 (17.86%) MongoDB
12 15 (17.86%) AMQP
12 15 (17.86%) Presales
13 14 (16.67%) Linux
13 14 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (15.48%) OSPF

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 25 (29.76%) OpenStack
2 11 (13.10%) Apache Qpid
2 11 (13.10%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (3.57%) Apache
3 3 (3.57%) IIS
3 3 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.57%) nginx
3 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.48%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (13.10%) GitHub
3 11 (13.10%) Google App Engine
3 11 (13.10%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (13.10%) Google Compute Engine
3 11 (13.10%) Heroku
3 11 (13.10%) PaaS
3 11 (13.10%) SaaS
4 9 (10.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (48.81%) Firewall
2 29 (34.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 27 (32.14%) LAN
4 22 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (20.24%) Wireless
6 16 (19.05%) BGP
7 15 (17.86%) AMQP
8 13 (15.48%) OSPF
9 12 (14.29%) HTTP
10 11 (13.10%) Internet
10 11 (13.10%) MPLS
11 10 (11.90%) VPN
12 9 (10.71%) TCP/IP
12 9 (10.71%) WAN
13 8 (9.52%) EIGRP
13 8 (9.52%) FWSM
13 8 (9.52%) NX-OS
13 8 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (9.52%) WLAN
14 7 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.86%) MongoDB
2 14 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (13.10%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (13.10%) MySQL
3 11 (13.10%) NoSQL
3 11 (13.10%) RDBMS
3 11 (13.10%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.57%) DB2
5 3 (3.57%) Informix
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.19%) OpenTSDB
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 11 (13.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (9.52%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 25 (29.76%) Finance
2 22 (26.19%) Telecoms
3 16 (19.05%) Billing
4 4 (4.76%) Games
5 3 (3.57%) Banking
5 3 (3.57%) Marketing
6 2 (2.38%) Retail
7 1 (1.19%) Advertising
7 1 (1.19%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.19%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 25 (29.76%) Architect
2 22 (26.19%) Design Engineer
3 20 (23.81%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (23.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 17 (20.24%) Network Engineer
5 16 (19.05%) Network Design Engineer
6 13 (15.48%) Consultant
7 12 (14.29%) Cisco Design Engineer
8 11 (13.10%) Cloud Architect
8 11 (13.10%) Service Architect
9 9 (10.71%) Cisco Consultant
10 8 (9.52%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 8 (9.52%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
10 8 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
11 6 (7.14%) Analyst
11 6 (7.14%) Network Analyst
12 5 (5.95%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (5.95%) Senior Network Analyst
12 5 (5.95%) Software Architect
13 4 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.10%) Java EE
1 11 (13.10%) RabbitMQ
1 11 (13.10%) Web Services
2 5 (5.95%) 802.1X
2 5 (5.95%) XMPP
3 4 (4.76%) .NET
4 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.57%) HTML
4 3 (3.57%) HTML5
4 3 (3.57%) LAMP
4 3 (3.57%) XML
5 2 (2.38%) JSON
5 2 (2.38%) OpenDaylight
5 2 (2.38%) RESTful
5 2 (2.38%) Swagger
5 2 (2.38%) WebSockets
6 1 (1.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.19%) CSS
6 1 (1.19%) Flask
6 1 (1.19%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 42 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.10%) Blog
3 6 (7.14%) Visualisation
4 5 (5.95%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.38%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.38%) Replication
6 2 (2.38%) User Experience
6 2 (2.38%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.19%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (1.19%) Online Games
7 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.67%) Linux
2 12 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (13.10%) Windows
4 8 (9.52%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.14%) Solaris
6 4 (4.76%) Unix
7 3 (3.57%) AIX
7 3 (3.57%) HPUX
7 3 (3.57%) SUSE
7 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.19%) CentOS
8 1 (1.19%) CoreOS
8 1 (1.19%) Fedora
8 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.24%) Network Design
2 15 (17.86%) Presales
3 12 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 12 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (13.10%) Capacity Management
4 11 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (13.10%) Release Management
4 11 (13.10%) Use Case
5 10 (11.90%) Configuration Management
6 7 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.33%) ITIL
7 6 (7.14%) Scrum
7 6 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.95%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 5 (5.95%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 4 (4.76%) DevOps
9 4 (4.76%) Fault Management
9 4 (4.76%) Kanban
9 4 (4.76%) Network Planning
9 4 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.00%) Python
2 18 (21.43%) C++
3 16 (19.05%) Java
4 15 (17.86%) C#
5 6 (7.14%) C
6 3 (3.57%) PHP
6 3 (3.57%) SQL
7 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.19%) sed
7 1 (1.19%) VB
7 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (20.24%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (10.71%) CCNP
3 8 (9.52%) CCIE
4 5 (5.95%) CCSA
5 3 (3.57%) Degree
6 1 (1.19%) CCNA
6 1 (1.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 12 (14.29%) Docker
2 8 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.57%) KVM
5 3 (3.57%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.57%) vCloud
5 3 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (3.57%) vSphere
6 2 (2.38%) QEMU
7 1 (1.19%) Ceph
7 1 (1.19%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 23 (27.38%) Puppet
2 21 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (13.10%) CFEngine
4 10 (11.90%) Ansible
5 7 (8.33%) vRealize
6 5 (5.95%) SCCM
7 3 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (1.19%) Nagios
8 1 (1.19%) Packer
8 1 (1.19%) Riemann
8 1 (1.19%) systemd
8 1 (1.19%) yum
8 1 (1.19%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 42 (50.00%) Cisco
2 27 (32.14%) VMware
3 21 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 17 (20.24%) Oracle
5 15 (17.86%) F5
6 11 (13.10%) Google
6 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
6 11 (13.10%) Red Hat
6 11 (13.10%) Sybase
7 8 (9.52%) CheckPoint
8 6 (7.14%) Citrix
9 4 (4.76%) HP
10 3 (3.57%) Brocade
10 3 (3.57%) CyberTech
10 3 (3.57%) Dell
10 3 (3.57%) EMC
10 3 (3.57%) IBM
10 3 (3.57%) NetIQ
10 3 (3.57%) Sun
10 3 (3.57%) Verint
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