The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Ethernet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethernet
England / South West
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 216 235
Rank change year-on-year +11 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Ethernet 27 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.51% 0.54% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.26% 2.68% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 24 25 14
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +46.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £39,800 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,000 £54,250
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £46,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year -10.86% +26.02%  

Ethernet is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 828 1158 1085
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.74% 20.33% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 631 995 908
Median salary £36,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.49% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Ethernet as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Ethernet in the South West

Ethernet
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ethernet in the South West.

Salary trend for Ethernet in the South West

Ethernet
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ethernet in the South West over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Ethernet in the South West

Ethernet
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. 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 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
Bristol -2 11 £49,250 +32.21% 4
Dorset +6 9 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Devon - 4 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire +11 3 £30,000 -45.45%
Ethernet
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT jobs citing Ethernet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 25 (39.68%) Cisco
1 25 (39.68%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (33.33%) C
2 21 (33.33%) WAN
2 21 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 20 (31.75%) C++
3 20 (31.75%) CCNP
3 20 (31.75%) Juniper
4 19 (30.16%) OSPF
5 17 (26.98%) LAN
5 17 (26.98%) BGP
5 17 (26.98%) Degree
6 16 (25.40%) ITIL
7 15 (23.81%) Network Security
7 15 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (20.63%) JNCIP
9 12 (19.05%) Network Planning
9 12 (19.05%) NetScreen
9 12 (19.05%) Firewall
9 12 (19.05%) FTP
9 12 (19.05%) FortiGate
9 12 (19.05%) Line Management
9 12 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (15.87%) C#
11 9 (14.29%) SQL
11 9 (14.29%) CCNA
12 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
12 8 (12.70%) Oracle
12 8 (12.70%) Visual Studio
12 8 (12.70%) TCP/IP

Ethernet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.17%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (33.33%) WAN
2 19 (30.16%) OSPF
3 17 (26.98%) BGP
3 17 (26.98%) LAN
4 15 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (23.81%) Network Security
5 12 (19.05%) Firewall
5 12 (19.05%) FTP
5 12 (19.05%) NetScreen
6 8 (12.70%) MPLS
6 8 (12.70%) RS-232
6 8 (12.70%) TCP/IP
7 7 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (9.52%) VPN
9 5 (7.94%) VLAN
9 5 (7.94%) VPLS
9 5 (7.94%) Wireless
9 5 (7.94%) WLAN
10 4 (6.35%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (6.35%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.94%) JIRA
3 2 (3.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.59%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (7.94%) Electronics
1 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.17%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 17 (26.98%) Network Engineer
2 16 (25.40%) Software Engineer
3 12 (19.05%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Cisco Network Specialist
7 4 (6.35%) Cisco Specialist
7 4 (6.35%) Network Specialist
7 4 (6.35%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Brocade Specialist
8 3 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Architect
9 2 (3.17%) Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Lead Network Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Network Team Leader
9 2 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) .NET
1 1 (1.59%) Django
1 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.76%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.17%) Clustering
5 2 (3.17%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.17%) Replication
6 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.59%) CPLD
6 1 (1.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.59%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.59%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Android
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.17%) Linux
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 16 (25.40%) ITIL
3 12 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (19.05%) Line Management
3 12 (19.05%) Network Planning
4 8 (12.70%) SDLC
5 6 (9.52%) Load Balancing
6 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.94%) Embedded Software Development
6 5 (7.94%) Parallel Processing
6 5 (7.94%) Scrum
7 4 (6.35%) Network Management
7 4 (6.35%) Physics
8 3 (4.76%) Adaptive Security
8 3 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
9 2 (3.17%) Device Driver Development
9 2 (3.17%) High Availability
9 2 (3.17%) Migration
9 2 (3.17%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.33%) C
2 20 (31.75%) C++
3 10 (15.87%) C#
4 9 (14.29%) SQL
5 8 (12.70%) VC++
6 4 (6.35%) Python
7 3 (4.76%) Java
8 2 (3.17%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.17%) Lisp
8 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.17%) VB
9 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (39.68%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (31.75%) CCNP
3 17 (26.98%) Degree
4 13 (20.63%) JNCIP
5 9 (14.29%) CCNA
6 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.76%) CCENT
7 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.17%) CCIE
8 2 (3.17%) MCITP
8 2 (3.17%) MCP
8 2 (3.17%) MCSE
8 2 (3.17%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.59%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.76%) NFS
2 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.17%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.59%) Firmware
4 1 (1.59%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (19.05%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.17%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 25 (39.68%) Cisco
2 20 (31.75%) Juniper
3 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.70%) Oracle
4 5 (7.94%) WatchGuard
5 4 (6.35%) Brocade
5 4 (6.35%) Dell
5 4 (6.35%) Intel Security
5 4 (6.35%) VMware
6 3 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.76%) F5
6 3 (4.76%) HP
7 2 (3.17%) Draytek
7 2 (3.17%) Infoblox
7 2 (3.17%) ProCurve
7 2 (3.17%) Radware
7 2 (3.17%) SonicWALL
7 2 (3.17%) Symantec
7 2 (3.17%) Veeam
7 2 (3.17%) ZyXEL
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