Period
to 24 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Network Virtualisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Virtualisation over the 6 months to 24 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Virtualization
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 730 728 845
Rank change year-on-year -2 +117 +111
Permanent jobs citing Network Virtualisation 147 355 304
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.29% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 114 286 213
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.23% +12.73%
10th Percentile £38,180 £32,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,625 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% -6.50% +11.82%

Network Virtualisation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 78,961 124,020 148,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.32% 92.24% 92.29%
Number of salaries quoted 63,191 98,000 120,813
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Network Virtualisation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Network Virtualisation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Network Virtualisation in England

Network Virtualisation
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Network Virtualisation in England.

Salary trend for Network Virtualisation in England

Network Virtualisation
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Virtualisation in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Network Virtualisation in England

Network Virtualisation
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Virtualisation within the England region over the 6 months to 24 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +59 57 £65,000 -7.14% 3
South East +81 27 £48,750 -2.50% 3
South West +69 23 £62,500 +26.77%
North of England +69 22 £60,000 +4.35% 2
Yorkshire +89 17 £60,000 +10.70% 1
Midlands +43 11 £50,000 -2.91% 2
East of England +79 7 £50,000 -30.36%
West Midlands +50 7 £51,000 +13.33% 1
North West +44 5 £45,000 -25.00% 1
East Midlands +35 4 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Network Virtualisation
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, IT jobs citing Network Virtualisation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Network Virtualisation.

1 75 (51.02%) VMware
1 75 (51.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (46.94%) Cisco
3 66 (44.90%) WAN
3 66 (44.90%) Azure
4 59 (40.14%) LAN
5 57 (38.78%) Firewall
6 52 (35.37%) Cisco Certification
7 48 (32.65%) Data Centre
8 44 (29.93%) Microsoft
8 44 (29.93%) Windows
9 42 (28.57%) Linux
10 40 (27.21%) VPN
11 39 (26.53%) Network Security
12 38 (25.85%) AWS
13 37 (25.17%) CCNP
14 33 (22.45%) Python
15 32 (21.77%) CCIE
16 31 (21.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 30 (20.41%) Active Directory
18 28 (19.05%) Network Design
18 28 (19.05%) Cisco ISE
19 27 (18.37%) Problem-Solving
19 27 (18.37%) Windows Server
19 27 (18.37%) Fortinet
19 27 (18.37%) Wireless
20 26 (17.69%) CheckPoint
20 26 (17.69%) VLAN
20 26 (17.69%) PowerShell
20 26 (17.69%) Cisco ASA

Network Virtualisation
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 8 (5.44%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.40%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.72%) IIS
4 2 (1.36%) Confluence
4 2 (1.36%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.36%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.68%) nginx
5 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (5.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 66 (44.90%) Azure
2 38 (25.85%) AWS
3 26 (17.69%) Office 365
4 21 (14.29%) IaaS
5 18 (12.24%) PaaS
6 15 (10.20%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 10 (6.80%) SaaS
8 8 (5.44%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (5.44%) GCP
9 7 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (4.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (2.04%) Azure Data Factory
13 2 (1.36%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.68%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (44.90%) WAN
2 59 (40.14%) LAN
3 57 (38.78%) Firewall
4 40 (27.21%) VPN
5 39 (26.53%) Network Security
6 28 (19.05%) Cisco ISE
7 27 (18.37%) Wireless
8 26 (17.69%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (17.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 26 (17.69%) VLAN
9 23 (15.65%) BGP
9 23 (15.65%) Cisco Firepower
10 22 (14.97%) MPLS
11 21 (14.29%) OSPF
12 18 (12.24%) DNS
13 16 (10.88%) TCP/IP
14 12 (8.16%) SAN
15 11 (7.48%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (5.44%) Internet
17 7 (4.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.08%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (3.40%) MySQL
4 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2017
5 2 (1.36%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.36%) Big Data
5 2 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.36%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.36%) HBase
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.40%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.40%) JIRA
3 4 (2.72%) Bitbucket
4 3 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (2.04%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.68%) Maven
5 1 (0.68%) Subversion
5 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (15.65%) Telecoms
2 17 (11.56%) Banking
3 13 (8.84%) Finance
4 6 (4.08%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.72%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.72%) Marketing
6 3 (2.04%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Automotive
7 1 (0.68%) Billing
7 1 (0.68%) Games
7 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 22 (14.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 20 (13.61%) Systems Engineer
5 17 (11.56%) Consultant
5 17 (11.56%) Network Consultant
6 13 (8.84%) Architect
6 13 (8.84%) Cloud Engineer
7 11 (7.48%) Network Security Engineer
7 11 (7.48%) Security Engineer
8 9 (6.12%) IT Engineer
8 9 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (5.44%) Administrator
9 8 (5.44%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.76%) Network Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.76%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 6 (4.08%) Analyst
11 6 (4.08%) Azure Engineer
11 6 (4.08%) Office 365 Architect
11 6 (4.08%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.04%) .NET
1 3 (2.04%) ASP.NET
1 3 (2.04%) HTML
1 3 (2.04%) JSON
1 3 (2.04%) XML
1 3 (2.04%) XML Schema
1 3 (2.04%) YAML
2 2 (1.36%) gRPC
2 2 (1.36%) REST
2 2 (1.36%) RFC 2544
2 2 (1.36%) SAML
2 2 (1.36%) Web Services
3 1 (0.68%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.68%) Flash
3 1 (0.68%) LDAP
3 1 (0.68%) libvirt
3 1 (0.68%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 48 (32.65%) Data Centre
2 17 (11.56%) Public Cloud
3 11 (7.48%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.80%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.08%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (3.40%) Clustering
7 4 (2.72%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.04%) BBC
8 3 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.36%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.68%) Replication
10 1 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (29.93%) Windows
2 42 (28.57%) Linux
3 27 (18.37%) Windows Server
4 14 (9.52%) Windows Server 2016
5 13 (8.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.08%) Unix
7 5 (3.40%) Debian
8 4 (2.72%) Windows 10
8 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (1.36%) VMS
9 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.68%) AIX
10 1 (0.68%) CentOS
10 1 (0.68%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 28 (19.05%) Network Design
3 27 (18.37%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (16.33%) Network Monitoring
5 22 (14.97%) DevOps
6 21 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 21 (14.29%) Presales
7 14 (9.52%) Change Management
7 14 (9.52%) Technical Leadership
8 13 (8.84%) Information Security
9 12 (8.16%) Project Delivery
10 11 (7.48%) Capacity Management
10 11 (7.48%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (6.80%) Infrastructure as Code
11 10 (6.80%) Problem Management
11 10 (6.80%) Project Management
11 10 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (5.44%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (5.44%) ITIL
12 8 (5.44%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (22.45%) Python
2 26 (17.69%) PowerShell
3 13 (8.84%) SQL
4 9 (6.12%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.04%) C#
5 3 (2.04%) Ruby
6 2 (1.36%) Java
7 1 (0.68%) Go
Qualifications
1 52 (35.37%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (25.17%) CCNP
3 32 (21.77%) CCIE
4 21 (14.29%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 19 (12.93%) CCDP
5 19 (12.93%) Degree
6 15 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (9.52%) Security Cleared
8 13 (8.84%) CCNA
9 10 (6.80%) MCSE
9 10 (6.80%) SC Cleared
10 7 (4.76%) MCSA
10 7 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (3.40%) CEH
11 5 (3.40%) LFCE
11 5 (3.40%) LFCS
11 5 (3.40%) Linux+ Certification
11 5 (3.40%) RHCE
11 5 (3.40%) RHCSA
11 5 (3.40%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.52%) SLA
2 3 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.36%) GDPR
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 75 (51.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (20.41%) Active Directory
3 19 (12.93%) VMware NSX
4 17 (11.56%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (10.20%) Hyper-V
6 11 (7.48%) Docker
7 9 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (4.08%) XenApp
8 6 (4.08%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.04%) pfSense
10 2 (1.36%) KVM
11 1 (0.68%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.68%) NFS
11 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (17.69%) Ansible
2 16 (10.88%) vCenter Server
3 13 (8.84%) Terraform
4 11 (7.48%) Cisco Prime
5 9 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (6.12%) Puppet
6 8 (5.44%) Kubernetes
7 4 (2.72%) Nagios
8 3 (2.04%) Prometheus
8 3 (2.04%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.68%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.68%) Grafana
9 1 (0.68%) Kibana
9 1 (0.68%) logstash
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 75 (51.02%) VMware
2 69 (46.94%) Cisco
3 44 (29.93%) Microsoft
4 27 (18.37%) Fortinet
5 26 (17.69%) CheckPoint
6 22 (14.97%) Meraki
7 20 (13.61%) Citrix
8 17 (11.56%) Juniper
8 17 (11.56%) Palo Alto
9 16 (10.88%) F5
9 16 (10.88%) SolarWinds
10 14 (9.52%) Splunk
11 11 (7.48%) HP
12 9 (6.12%) Aruba
13 8 (5.44%) NETGEAR
14 7 (4.76%) NetApp
15 6 (4.08%) Avaya
15 6 (4.08%) Dell
15 6 (4.08%) EMC
16 5 (3.40%) Red Hat