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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software-Defined Networking
Rank 869 951 1004
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +53
Permanent jobs citing Software-Defined Networking 52 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.012% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.067% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 40 8 7
Median salary £67,500 £71,250 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +63.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £74,750 £54,100
UK excluding London median salary £56,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+25.55% +3.44%

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
16572 19303 20964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.07% 17.44% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13775 15728 16720
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 25 June 2016 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 25 June 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 +86 44 £67,500 -5.26% 7
London +65 30 £70,000 -3.44% 2
City of London +52 8 £64,250 -11.37%
Scotland - 8 £54,335 -
Glasgow - 6 - -
Hounslow - 6 £67,500 -
South West +17 5 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Bristol - 5 £65,000 - 1
South East +56 4 £48,000 - 1
Midlands - 3 £48,000 -
Berkshire +12 1 - - 1
Livingston - 1 £70,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £38,670 -
West Lothian - 1 £70,000 -

Software-Defined Networking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (54.55%) Cisco
2 38 (49.35%) Data Centre
3 33 (42.86%) Firewall
4 26 (33.77%) LAN
5 24 (31.17%) VMware
5 24 (31.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 22 (28.57%) OpenStack
7 21 (27.27%) Finance
8 19 (24.68%) Telecoms
8 19 (24.68%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (24.68%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (23.38%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (23.38%) Python
10 17 (22.08%) Puppet
11 16 (20.78%) Palo Alto
12 15 (19.48%) Wireless
12 15 (19.48%) Network Design
13 14 (18.18%) Linux
13 14 (18.18%) Presales
14 13 (16.88%) C++
14 13 (16.88%) Java
14 13 (16.88%) CCNP
14 13 (16.88%) MPLS
14 13 (16.88%) BGP
14 13 (16.88%) F5
15 12 (15.58%) Amazon AWS
16 11 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 11 (14.29%) Configuration Management
16 11 (14.29%) WAN
16 11 (14.29%) 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 22 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 6 (7.79%) Apache Qpid
2 6 (7.79%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (6.49%) Apache
4 4 (5.19%) CloudStack
5 3 (3.90%) IIS
5 3 (3.90%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.30%) nginx
7 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.58%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.79%) GitHub
2 6 (7.79%) Google App Engine
2 6 (7.79%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (7.79%) Google Compute Engine
2 6 (7.79%) Heroku
2 6 (7.79%) IaaS
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.79%) PaaS
2 6 (7.79%) SaaS
3 2 (2.60%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 33 (42.86%) Firewall
2 26 (33.77%) LAN
3 24 (31.17%) Cisco Nexus
4 19 (24.68%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (19.48%) Wireless
6 13 (16.88%) BGP
6 13 (16.88%) MPLS
7 11 (14.29%) WAN
8 10 (12.99%) AMQP
8 10 (12.99%) OSPF
8 10 (12.99%) VPN
9 8 (10.39%) NX-OS
10 7 (9.09%) DMZ
10 7 (9.09%) HTTP
10 7 (9.09%) TCP/IP
11 6 (7.79%) Cisco Wireless
11 6 (7.79%) Internet
11 6 (7.79%) IPsec
11 6 (7.79%) Network Security
12 5 (6.49%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) MongoDB
2 7 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.79%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (7.79%) MySQL
3 6 (7.79%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.79%) RDBMS
3 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.19%) OpenTSDB
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.30%) DB2
6 1 (1.30%) Informix
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (6.49%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.60%) Maven
5 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 21 (27.27%) Finance
2 19 (24.68%) Telecoms
3 10 (12.99%) Billing
4 9 (11.69%) Games
5 4 (5.19%) Banking
5 4 (5.19%) Online Betting
5 4 (5.19%) Retail
6 2 (2.60%) Law
7 1 (1.30%) Marketing
7 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (24.68%) Cisco Engineer
1 19 (24.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 17 (22.08%) Consultant
2 17 (22.08%) Design Engineer
3 16 (20.78%) Network Engineer
4 15 (19.48%) Architect
5 11 (14.29%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 11 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
6 9 (11.69%) Cisco Consultant
7 8 (10.39%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 6 (7.79%) Analyst
8 6 (7.79%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (7.79%) Network Analyst
8 6 (7.79%) Service Architect
9 5 (6.49%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Senior Network Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Software Architect
9 5 (6.49%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) Java EE
1 6 (7.79%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (7.79%) Web Services
2 5 (6.49%) 802.1X
2 5 (6.49%) XMPP
3 4 (5.19%) .NET
4 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.90%) HTML
4 3 (3.90%) HTML5
4 3 (3.90%) XML
5 2 (2.60%) JSON
5 2 (2.60%) OpenDaylight
5 2 (2.60%) RESTful
5 2 (2.60%) Spring
5 2 (2.60%) Swagger
5 2 (2.60%) WebSockets
6 1 (1.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.30%) CSS
6 1 (1.30%) Flask
6 1 (1.30%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 38 (49.35%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (7.79%) Blog
3 6 (7.79%) Visualisation
4 4 (5.19%) Online Games
4 4 (5.19%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.60%) User Experience
6 2 (2.60%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.30%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.18%) Linux
2 11 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (9.09%) Windows
4 4 (5.19%) CentOS
4 4 (5.19%) Fedora
4 4 (5.19%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.60%) Solaris
5 2 (2.60%) Unix
6 1 (1.30%) AIX
6 1 (1.30%) HPUX
6 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.30%) SUSE
6 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.48%) Network Design
2 14 (18.18%) Presales
3 11 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.99%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 6 (7.79%) Capacity Management
6 6 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (7.79%) Release Management
6 6 (7.79%) Software Engineering
6 6 (7.79%) Use Case
7 5 (6.49%) ITIL
7 5 (6.49%) Kanban
7 5 (6.49%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 5 (6.49%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 4 (5.19%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.19%) Open Source
8 4 (5.19%) Scrum
8 4 (5.19%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.38%) Python
2 13 (16.88%) C++
2 13 (16.88%) Java
3 10 (12.99%) C#
4 6 (7.79%) C
5 3 (3.90%) PHP
6 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.30%) sed
7 1 (1.30%) SQL
7 1 (1.30%) VB
7 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (16.88%) CCNP
3 8 (10.39%) CCIE
4 5 (6.49%) CCSA
5 3 (3.90%) Degree
6 2 (2.60%) CCDA
6 2 (2.60%) CEH
6 2 (2.60%) CISA
6 2 (2.60%) CISM
6 2 (2.60%) CISSP
6 2 (2.60%) GCIA
6 2 (2.60%) GCIH
6 2 (2.60%) HP ASE
6 2 (2.60%) HP MASE
7 1 (1.30%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) KVM
2 6 (7.79%) Docker
2 6 (7.79%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.49%) QEMU
3 5 (6.49%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.19%) RHEV
5 2 (2.60%) NFS
5 2 (2.60%) XenServer
6 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.30%) Ceph
6 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.30%) vCloud
6 1 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (24.68%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (22.08%) Puppet
3 11 (14.29%) Ansible
4 6 (7.79%) CFEngine
5 4 (5.19%) Nagios
5 4 (5.19%) Packer
5 4 (5.19%) Riemann
5 4 (5.19%) yum
5 4 (5.19%) Zenoss
6 3 (3.90%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (3.90%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (2.60%) FortiGate
7 2 (2.60%) SCCM
7 2 (2.60%) vRealize
8 1 (1.30%) systemd
Vendors
1 42 (54.55%) Cisco
2 24 (31.17%) VMware
3 16 (20.78%) Palo Alto
4 13 (16.88%) F5
5 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
6 8 (10.39%) CheckPoint
6 8 (10.39%) Oracle
7 7 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 6 (7.79%) Google
8 6 (7.79%) Sybase
9 4 (5.19%) Citrix
9 4 (5.19%) HP
9 4 (5.19%) NetApp
10 3 (3.90%) CyberTech
10 3 (3.90%) Dell
10 3 (3.90%) Meraki
10 3 (3.90%) Red Box
10 3 (3.90%) Verint
11 2 (2.60%) IronPort
11 2 (2.60%) Juniper
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