Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Software-Defined Networking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software-Defined Networking over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software-Defined Networking
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 995 1026 1161
Rank change year-on-year +31 +135 +55
Permanent jobs citing Software-Defined Networking 131 131 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.085% 0.079% 0.044%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 0.50% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 102 110 62
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% -10.71% +3.70%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £50,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £77,000 £102,888
UK median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% -10.71% +3.70%

Software-Defined Networking is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 22,979 26,366 30,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.96% 16.00% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18,271 21,582 24,955
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Software-Defined Networking
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Software-Defined Networking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Software-Defined Networking in England

Software-Defined Networking
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software-Defined Networking in England.

Salary trend for Software-Defined Networking in England

Software-Defined Networking
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software-Defined Networking in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Software-Defined Networking in England

Software-Defined Networking
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. 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
South West -5 40 £55,000 -15.38% 5
South East +22 37 £67,500 - 2
London +1 20 £55,000 -6.78% 6
Midlands +32 16 £52,500 - 4
West Midlands +52 15 £52,000 -0.95% 3
East of England +25 11 £52,790 -21.21% 3
North of England +31 5 £60,000 +122.22% 1
North West - 3 £60,000 -
Yorkshire +19 2 £75,000 +177.78% 1
East Midlands -3 1 £90,000 +50.00% 1
Software-Defined Networking
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT jobs citing Software-Defined Networking 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 Software-Defined Networking.

1 70 (53.44%) Cisco
2 60 (45.80%) Microsoft
2 60 (45.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (44.27%) Amazon AWS
4 57 (43.51%) Firewall
4 57 (43.51%) TOGAF
5 55 (41.98%) Enterprise Architecture
5 55 (41.98%) Virtual Desktop
6 53 (40.46%) Data Centre
7 52 (39.69%) Project Management
8 44 (33.59%) VMware
9 42 (32.06%) PRINCE2
10 41 (31.30%) Linux
10 41 (31.30%) VMware Infrastructure
11 39 (29.77%) Security Cleared
12 38 (29.01%) Windows
13 37 (28.24%) ITIL
14 36 (27.48%) Microsoft Project
14 36 (27.48%) ArchiMate
15 34 (25.95%) IaaS
16 32 (24.43%) Continuous Improvement
16 32 (24.43%) PaaS
17 31 (23.66%) SaaS
17 31 (23.66%) Service Delivery
18 30 (22.90%) Active Directory
18 30 (22.90%) PowerShell
19 29 (22.14%) Management Information System
19 29 (22.14%) Windows Server
20 28 (21.37%) Hybrid Cloud
20 28 (21.37%) IT Strategy

Software-Defined Networking
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 25 (19.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 25 (19.08%) MS Exchange
2 19 (14.50%) CMS
3 17 (12.98%) OpenStack
4 6 (4.58%) Apache
5 4 (3.05%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.29%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.53%) Jetty
8 1 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 36 (27.48%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 60 (45.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (44.27%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (25.95%) IaaS
4 32 (24.43%) PaaS
5 31 (23.66%) SaaS
6 14 (10.69%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (3.05%) Office 365
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.76%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 57 (43.51%) Firewall
2 28 (21.37%) Unified Communications
3 25 (19.08%) Intrusion Detection
4 21 (16.03%) VPN
5 17 (12.98%) OSPF
6 16 (12.21%) LAN
6 16 (12.21%) MPLS
6 16 (12.21%) Wireless
7 15 (11.45%) BGP
7 15 (11.45%) WAN
8 14 (10.69%) DHCP
8 14 (10.69%) DNS
9 13 (9.92%) Network Security
10 12 (9.16%) VLAN
11 11 (8.40%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (7.63%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (6.11%) Cisco Firepower
14 7 (5.34%) SNMP
14 7 (5.34%) TACACS
15 6 (4.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.56%) Big Data
2 19 (14.50%) Hadoop
2 19 (14.50%) Oracle Exadata
2 19 (14.50%) SAP HANA
3 3 (2.29%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.53%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (3.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.76%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.76%) Hudson
2 1 (0.76%) JIRA
General
1 20 (15.27%) Marketing
2 8 (6.11%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.34%) Finance
4 3 (2.29%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.29%) Automotive
4 3 (2.29%) Military
5 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.76%) Law
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 74 (56.49%) Architect
2 22 (16.79%) Lead Architect
3 21 (16.03%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 21 (16.03%) Solutions Architect
4 19 (14.50%) Enterprise Architect
5 12 (9.16%) Cloud Architect
6 11 (8.40%) Network Specialist
6 11 (8.40%) Service Architect
7 10 (7.63%) Consultant
7 10 (7.63%) Network Engineer
8 6 (4.58%) Cisco Consultant
8 6 (4.58%) Network Consultant
8 6 (4.58%) Technical Leader
9 5 (3.82%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 5 (3.82%) Network Architect
9 5 (3.82%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 5 (3.82%) Senior Network Specialist
9 5 (3.82%) Technical Design Leader
10 4 (3.05%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (3.05%) Network Design Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.03%) .NET
2 20 (15.27%) .NET Framework
3 19 (14.50%) J2EE
4 12 (9.16%) Web Services
5 5 (3.82%) LDAP
5 5 (3.82%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (3.05%) REST
7 3 (2.29%) JSON
7 3 (2.29%) XML
8 1 (0.76%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.76%) COM
8 1 (0.76%) CSS
8 1 (0.76%) HTML
8 1 (0.76%) Middleware
8 1 (0.76%) RESTful
8 1 (0.76%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (40.46%) Data Centre
2 29 (22.14%) Management Information System
3 28 (21.37%) Hybrid Cloud
4 25 (19.08%) Blackberry
5 19 (14.50%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (14.50%) Mobile App
6 16 (12.21%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (9.16%) Life Science
8 7 (5.34%) Driving Licence
9 6 (4.58%) PKI
10 4 (3.05%) Public Cloud
11 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
11 3 (2.29%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (1.53%) Smart Meter
13 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
13 1 (0.76%) Cloud Native
13 1 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 1 (0.76%) Fintech
13 1 (0.76%) Social Media
13 1 (0.76%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 41 (31.30%) Linux
2 38 (29.01%) Windows
3 29 (22.14%) Windows Server
4 25 (19.08%) Windows 10
4 25 (19.08%) Windows 7
4 25 (19.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.05%) Unix
6 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (43.51%) TOGAF
2 55 (41.98%) Enterprise Architecture
3 52 (39.69%) Project Management
4 42 (32.06%) PRINCE2
5 37 (28.24%) ITIL
6 36 (27.48%) ArchiMate
7 32 (24.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 31 (23.66%) Service Delivery
9 28 (21.37%) IT Strategy
10 25 (19.08%) Data Protection
10 25 (19.08%) Mobile Device Management
10 25 (19.08%) Security Monitoring
10 25 (19.08%) Technical Architecture
11 22 (16.79%) Information Security
12 21 (16.03%) Microservices
12 21 (16.03%) Migration
12 21 (16.03%) MODAF
12 21 (16.03%) Service Management
13 20 (15.27%) Problem-Solving
14 19 (14.50%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (22.90%) PowerShell
2 9 (6.87%) Python
3 8 (6.11%) Java
4 5 (3.82%) SQL
5 4 (3.05%) C++
6 3 (2.29%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.53%) C
7 2 (1.53%) Go
7 2 (1.53%) Lisp
8 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (29.77%) Security Cleared
2 27 (20.61%) SC Cleared
3 26 (19.85%) TOGAF Certification
4 21 (16.03%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (16.03%) DV Cleared
5 18 (13.74%) CCNP
6 11 (8.40%) Degree
7 8 (6.11%) CCNA
8 5 (3.82%) PMI Certification
8 5 (3.82%) PMP
9 4 (3.05%) JNCIP
10 3 (2.29%) CCIE
10 3 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.29%) MCSE
10 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.76%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 1 (0.76%) CCIE Security
12 1 (0.76%) HP MASE
12 1 (0.76%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.82%) SLA
3 3 (2.29%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.29%) QA
4 1 (0.76%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 55 (41.98%) Virtual Desktop
2 41 (31.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (22.90%) Active Directory
4 9 (6.87%) Lustre
5 6 (4.58%) VMware NSX
6 4 (3.05%) Docker
6 4 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.29%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.53%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (19.08%) SCCM
1 25 (19.08%) SCOM
1 25 (19.08%) vRealize
2 7 (5.34%) Ansible
3 6 (4.58%) QRadar
3 6 (4.58%) WhatsUp Gold
4 5 (3.82%) Puppet
5 4 (3.05%) vCenter Server
6 3 (2.29%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.53%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.53%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (1.53%) Mesos
7 2 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.53%) Salt
8 1 (0.76%) Grafana
8 1 (0.76%) Graphite
8 1 (0.76%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 70 (53.44%) Cisco
2 60 (45.80%) Microsoft
3 44 (33.59%) VMware
4 22 (16.79%) Oracle
5 19 (14.50%) SAP
6 15 (11.45%) F5
6 15 (11.45%) Juniper
7 10 (7.63%) CheckPoint
8 9 (6.87%) Fortinet
8 9 (6.87%) HP
9 8 (6.11%) Palo Alto
9 8 (6.11%) SolarWinds
10 7 (5.34%) Meraki
11 6 (4.58%) Aruba
11 6 (4.58%) Tripwire
12 5 (3.82%) CA
13 4 (3.05%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 4 (3.05%) Citrix
13 4 (3.05%) Red Hat
14 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com