Period
to 21 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software-Defined Networking
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 455 508 542
Rank change year-on-year +53 +34 +38
Permanent jobs citing Software-Defined Networking 38 34 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.12% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% 0.75% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 30 25 15
South East median annual salary £47,500 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.63% - +35.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £43,250 £43,500
90th Percentile £53,475 £71,250 £76,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% -15.38% -7.14%

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 4,216 4,517 5,426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.78% 15.71% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3,262 3,542 4,318
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Software-Defined Networking
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Software-Defined Networking in the South East

Software-Defined Networking
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Software-Defined Networking in the South East

Software-Defined Networking
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software-Defined Networking in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Software-Defined Networking in the South East

Software-Defined Networking
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 21 November 2019. 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
Hampshire +6 26 £47,500 -29.63% 5
East Sussex - 5 - -
Surrey +31 3 £61,500 -
West Sussex +5 3 £42,500 -
Thames Valley +44 1 - -
Berkshire +27 1 - -
Software-Defined Networking
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for Software-Defined Networking.

1 35 (92.11%) Cisco
1 35 (92.11%) Firewall
2 30 (78.95%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (76.32%) Data Centre
4 25 (65.79%) Juniper
4 25 (65.79%) CCNP
4 25 (65.79%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (52.63%) LAN
5 20 (52.63%) TCP/IP
6 19 (50.00%) Azure
7 17 (44.74%) Network Security
7 17 (44.74%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (44.74%) CCIE
7 17 (44.74%) Linux
8 16 (42.11%) MPLS
9 15 (39.47%) Citrix
9 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
10 14 (36.84%) CheckPoint
10 14 (36.84%) F5
11 13 (34.21%) SolarWinds
11 13 (34.21%) VLAN
11 13 (34.21%) Cisco ISE
11 13 (34.21%) Meraki
11 13 (34.21%) BGP
11 13 (34.21%) BIG-IP
11 13 (34.21%) SSL
11 13 (34.21%) VPN
12 12 (31.58%) CCNA
12 12 (31.58%) Unix
12 12 (31.58%) Network Design

Software-Defined Networking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (13.16%) Skype for Business
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 19 (50.00%) Azure
2 5 (13.16%) IaaS
3 4 (10.53%) AWS
4 3 (7.89%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 3 (7.89%) Office 365
5 2 (5.26%) GCP
5 2 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (92.11%) Firewall
2 20 (52.63%) LAN
2 20 (52.63%) TCP/IP
3 17 (44.74%) Network Security
4 16 (42.11%) MPLS
5 13 (34.21%) BGP
5 13 (34.21%) BIG-IP
5 13 (34.21%) Cisco ISE
5 13 (34.21%) SSL
5 13 (34.21%) VLAN
5 13 (34.21%) VPN
6 12 (31.58%) Internet
6 12 (31.58%) OSPF
6 12 (31.58%) RSVP
6 12 (31.58%) Spanning Tree
7 9 (23.68%) WAN
8 6 (15.79%) Wireless
9 5 (13.16%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (10.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket Server
1 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.63%) Selenium
1 1 (2.63%) TestNG
1 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
1 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.79%) Public Sector
3 2 (5.26%) Billing
4 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (81.58%) Network Engineer
2 24 (63.16%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Network Support
3 6 (15.79%) Network Support Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Presales Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Network Support
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) REST
3 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (76.32%) Data Centre
2 17 (44.74%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (31.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Linux
2 12 (31.58%) Unix
3 8 (21.05%) Windows
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (31.58%) Data Centre Operations
2 12 (31.58%) Network Design
2 12 (31.58%) Proactive Management
3 8 (21.05%) Presales
3 8 (21.05%) Technical Leadership
4 6 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
5 5 (13.16%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (7.89%) ITIL
7 2 (5.26%) Converged Infrastructure
7 2 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (5.26%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 2 (5.26%) Information Governance
7 2 (5.26%) Information Security
7 2 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (5.26%) Storage Management
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (78.95%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (65.79%) CCNP
3 17 (44.74%) CCIE
4 12 (31.58%) CCNA
4 12 (31.58%) JNCIA
4 12 (31.58%) JNCIE
4 12 (31.58%) JNCIS
5 3 (7.89%) MCSE
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (13.16%) VMware NSX
3 3 (7.89%) Terminal Server
3 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) Cisco CUCM
1 12 (31.58%) Cisco UCCX
2 8 (21.05%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.63%) Ansible
3 1 (2.63%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (92.11%) Cisco
2 25 (65.79%) Juniper
3 15 (39.47%) Citrix
3 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
4 14 (36.84%) CheckPoint
4 14 (36.84%) F5
5 13 (34.21%) Meraki
5 13 (34.21%) SolarWinds
6 12 (31.58%) Brocade
7 8 (21.05%) VMware
8 5 (13.16%) HP
9 3 (7.89%) Aruba
10 2 (5.26%) Google
11 1 (2.63%) AppDynamics
11 1 (2.63%) Dynatrace
11 1 (2.63%) SaltStack
11 1 (2.63%) Splunk