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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software-Defined Networking over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software-Defined Networking
Rank 843 890 -
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -
Permanent jobs citing Software-Defined Networking 35 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.003% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.017% -
Number of salaries quoted 30 0 0
Average salary £83,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £53,050 - -

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
18922 17561 21616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.12% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15368 13789 17935
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Software-Defined Networking
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software-Defined Networking within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 January 2015 within the UK.

Software-Defined Networking Salary Histogram in the UK

Software-Defined Networking
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software-Defined Networking within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +26 33 £95,000 - 1
London - 28 £95,000 -
City of London - 9 £52,500 -
Berkshire -11 5 £53,050 - 1
South East -23 5 £53,050 - 1
Bracknell - 4 £53,050 -

Software-Defined Networking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Software-Defined Networking also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software-Defined Networking.

1 33 (60.00%) VMware
2 32 (58.18%) HP
3 31 (56.36%) Linux
4 29 (52.73%) Windows
5 27 (49.09%) Cisco
6 25 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (38.18%) Telecoms
8 19 (34.55%) MPLS
9 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (32.73%) OpenStack
10 17 (30.91%) Open Source
11 16 (29.09%) Citrix
11 16 (29.09%) IaaS
12 15 (27.27%) OpenShift
12 15 (27.27%) Dell
12 15 (27.27%) IBM
12 15 (27.27%) Network Security
12 15 (27.27%) Banking
13 13 (23.64%) Network Design
13 13 (23.64%) Firewall
13 13 (23.64%) IPv6
14 12 (21.82%) SAN
15 11 (20.00%) OSPF
15 11 (20.00%) BGP
15 11 (20.00%) EMC
15 11 (20.00%) NetApp
15 11 (20.00%) 3GPP
15 11 (20.00%) WAN
15 11 (20.00%) ITIL
15 11 (20.00%) LTE

Software-Defined Networking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Software-Defined Networking also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software-Defined Networking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (32.73%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.09%) IaaS
2 15 (27.27%) OpenShift
3 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (34.55%) MPLS
2 15 (27.27%) Network Security
3 13 (23.64%) Firewall
3 13 (23.64%) IPv6
4 12 (21.82%) SAN
5 11 (20.00%) OSPF
5 11 (20.00%) BGP
5 11 (20.00%) 3GPP
5 11 (20.00%) WAN
5 11 (20.00%) LTE
5 11 (20.00%) NetScaler
6 6 (10.91%) VPN
6 6 (10.91%) Internet
7 5 (9.09%) SSL
7 5 (9.09%) SNMP
7 5 (9.09%) WLAN
8 4 (7.27%) VLAN
9 3 (5.45%) WAAS
9 3 (5.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (5.45%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.82%) MariaDB
1 1 (1.82%) MySQL
1 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Eclipse
1 3 (5.45%) MSI
1 3 (5.45%) Maven
General
1 21 (38.18%) Telecoms
2 15 (27.27%) Banking
3 8 (14.55%) Marketing
4 5 (9.09%) Retail
5 4 (7.27%) Finance
6 3 (5.45%) Legal
7 2 (3.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (65.45%) Architect
2 14 (25.45%) Network Architect
3 11 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 11 (20.00%) Network Security Architect
4 10 (18.18%) Analyst
4 10 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 8 (14.55%) Technical Architect
5 8 (14.55%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (12.73%) Platform Architect
6 7 (12.73%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Network Technical Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Security Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Consultant
10 1 (1.82%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
10 1 (1.82%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) RESTful
2 4 (7.27%) Web Services
3 3 (5.45%) JPA
3 3 (5.45%) Apache OpenJPA
3 3 (5.45%) Application Packaging
3 3 (5.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) Open Source
2 11 (20.00%) Economics
3 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.45%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (56.36%) Linux
2 29 (52.73%) Windows
3 5 (9.09%) UNIX
4 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.64%) Network Design
3 11 (20.00%) ITIL
3 11 (20.00%) SWOT Analysis
3 11 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 7 (12.73%) Load Balancing
5 6 (10.91%) PRINCE2
5 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
6 5 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 5 (9.09%) TOGAF
7 3 (5.45%) Software Architecture
7 3 (5.45%) OOD
7 3 (5.45%) OO
7 3 (5.45%) Service Management
7 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.45%) Use Case
7 3 (5.45%) Migration
8 2 (3.64%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (3.64%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.82%) Python
2 1 (1.82%) C
2 1 (1.82%) C++
2 1 (1.82%) Java
2 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.82%) Perl
2 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Citrix Certification
1 8 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (14.55%) MCP
1 8 (14.55%) CCIA
2 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) JNCIE
2 6 (10.91%) CCIE
2 6 (10.91%) CCNP
2 6 (10.91%) CISSP
2 6 (10.91%) CCDP
3 3 (5.45%) MBA
3 3 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) CCNA
System Software
1 25 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (20.00%) XenApp
2 11 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.64%) KVM
4 2 (3.64%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) XenMobile
2 4 (7.27%) SCCM
2 4 (7.27%) WMI
3 2 (3.64%) Nessus
4 1 (1.82%) Puppet
4 1 (1.82%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (60.00%) VMware
2 32 (58.18%) HP
3 27 (49.09%) Cisco
4 16 (29.09%) Citrix
5 15 (27.27%) Dell
5 15 (27.27%) IBM
6 11 (20.00%) EMC
6 11 (20.00%) NetApp
7 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
7 8 (14.55%) AppSense
8 5 (9.09%) Nokia
8 5 (9.09%) CheckPoint
9 4 (7.27%) Riverbed
10 3 (5.45%) Ipanema Technologies
10 3 (5.45%) F5
10 3 (5.45%) Nimsoft
10 3 (5.45%) CA
10 3 (5.45%) NetScout
11 2 (3.64%) Splunk
11 2 (3.64%) ArcSight
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