Period
to 2 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 2 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software-Defined Networking
England > London
6 months to
2 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 652 537 728
Rank change year-on-year -115 +191 +65
Permanent jobs citing Software-Defined Networking 25 13 32
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.055% 0.046% 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 0.34% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 31
10th Percentile £50,000 £40,633 £66,250
25th Percentile £53,813 £52,813 £71,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,757 £61,250 £90,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.34% -31.94% +44.00%
75th Percentile £70,313 £71,563 £96,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £93,500 £98,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £53,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +12.15% -23.57% +27.27%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,059 3,858 7,114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.18% 13.71% 12.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3,333 3,131 5,849
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £47,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

Software-Defined Networking
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Software-Defined Networking in London

Software-Defined Networking
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software-Defined Networking in London.

Salary trend for Software-Defined Networking in London

Software-Defined Networking
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software-Defined Networking in London over the 6 months to 2 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Software-Defined Networking in London

Software-Defined Networking
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 2 August 2021. 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
Central London -6 3 £56,757 -14.33% 1
North London - 1 - -
Software-Defined Networking
England

For the 6 months to 2 August 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Software-Defined Networking.

1 10 (40.00%) WAN
1 10 (40.00%) AWS
1 10 (40.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 9 (36.00%) Azure
2 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (36.00%) SD-WAN
3 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (32.00%) Windows
3 8 (32.00%) Firewall
3 8 (32.00%) Degree
3 8 (32.00%) Public Cloud
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (28.00%) Presales
4 7 (28.00%) Serverless
4 7 (28.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 7 (28.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (28.00%) IaaS
4 7 (28.00%) SaaS
4 7 (28.00%) PaaS
4 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (28.00%) SCOM
4 7 (28.00%) Cryptography
5 6 (24.00%) Google
5 6 (24.00%) Marketing
5 6 (24.00%) MBA
5 6 (24.00%) Web Services

Software-Defined Networking
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) AWS
1 10 (40.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 9 (36.00%) Azure
3 7 (28.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 7 (28.00%) IaaS
3 7 (28.00%) PaaS
3 7 (28.00%) SaaS
3 7 (28.00%) Serverless
4 6 (24.00%) GCP
5 3 (12.00%) AWS Direct Connect
6 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) WAN
2 9 (36.00%) SD-WAN
3 8 (32.00%) Firewall
4 4 (16.00%) BGP
4 4 (16.00%) Wireless
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (12.00%) DNS
5 3 (12.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (12.00%) LAN
5 3 (12.00%) OSPF
5 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (12.00%) VLAN
6 2 (8.00%) MPLS
6 2 (8.00%) Network Security
7 1 (4.00%) 4G
7 1 (4.00%) 5G
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (4.00%) OpenFlow
7 1 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (24.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Presentation Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Service Owner
2 6 (24.00%) Marketing Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Product Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Product Marketing Manager
3 3 (12.00%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Network Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Project Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Network Field Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) COM
2 1 (4.00%) gRPC
2 1 (4.00%) libvirt
2 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) ASIC
3 1 (4.00%) CCTV
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (28.00%) Cryptography
1 7 (28.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 7 (28.00%) Presales
2 6 (24.00%) B2B
2 6 (24.00%) B2B Marketing
2 6 (24.00%) CRM
2 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (24.00%) Product Management
2 6 (24.00%) Product Marketing
2 6 (24.00%) Product Strategy
2 6 (24.00%) Sales Enablement
2 6 (24.00%) Thought Leadership
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Project Delivery
4 3 (12.00%) Network Architecture
4 3 (12.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (8.00%) Analytics
5 2 (8.00%) Business Case
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.00%) Go
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (32.00%) Degree
3 6 (24.00%) CCNP
3 6 (24.00%) MBA
3 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Accessibility
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) SCOM
2 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Google
3 5 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 5 (20.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) BT
5 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.00%) Zscaler