Period
to 15 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for 802.1X skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited 802.1X over the 6 months to 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IEEE 802.1X
UK
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 801 748 974
Rank change year-on-year -53 +226 +11
Permanent jobs citing 802.1X 148 114 132
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.092%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.34% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 67 99 100
10th Percentile £41,500 £32,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £46,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +10.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £72,188
90th Percentile £77,500 £83,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +36.84% -9.52% +16.67%

802.1X is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 41,597 33,306 54,705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.20% 39.74% 38.08%
Number of salaries quoted 28,948 27,619 45,264
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,055 £38,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.82% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

802.1X
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing 802.1X as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for 802.1X in the UK

802.1X
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing 802.1X.

Salary trend for 802.1X in the UK

802.1X
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing 802.1X over the 6 months to 15 June 2021.

Salary histogram for 802.1X in the UK

802.1X
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 802.1X within the UK over the 6 months to 15 June 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
England -26 139 £55,000 -8.33% 10
UK excluding London -4 115 £65,000 +36.84% 11
North of England +28 65 £65,000 +22.07% 3
Yorkshire +20 63 £65,000 +73.33% 2
Work from Home -170 48 £55,000 -18.52% 1
London -47 31 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Midlands -21 21 £67,500 +29.81% 1
West Midlands -22 17 £67,500 +29.81% 1
South East -10 11 £57,500 +6.48% 4
East of England -7 9 £42,500 -10.53%
Scotland -35 7 £34,000 - 2
South West -76 2 £52,500 +54.41% 1
North West -19 1 £70,000 +25.56% 1
North East - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, IT jobs citing 802.1X 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 with a requirement for 802.1X.

1 82 (55.41%) Wireless
2 65 (43.92%) Ethernet
3 61 (41.22%) TCP/IP
3 61 (41.22%) 802.11
4 58 (39.19%) C
5 57 (38.51%) Python
6 48 (32.43%) HTTP
7 47 (31.76%) Cisco
8 46 (31.08%) Wi-Fi
8 46 (31.08%) Social Skills
9 45 (30.41%) Telecoms
10 44 (29.73%) VLAN
11 43 (29.05%) Computer Science
11 43 (29.05%) Test Automation
11 43 (29.05%) MPLS
12 41 (27.70%) DHCP
12 41 (27.70%) Wireshark
13 39 (26.35%) VPN
13 39 (26.35%) C++
13 39 (26.35%) Firewall
14 38 (25.68%) Validation
14 38 (25.68%) Broadband
14 38 (25.68%) HTTPS
14 38 (25.68%) XMPP
14 38 (25.68%) Software Testing
14 38 (25.68%) STUN
14 38 (25.68%) Integration Testing
14 38 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
14 38 (25.68%) Performance Measurement
14 38 (25.68%) Kibana

802.1X
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 12 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.70%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.68%) IIS
3 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Zemax
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.22%) Azure
2 14 (9.46%) Microsoft 365
3 13 (8.78%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (8.11%) AWS
5 4 (2.70%) GCP
5 4 (2.70%) Google Data Studio
6 3 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 82 (55.41%) Wireless
2 65 (43.92%) Ethernet
3 61 (41.22%) 802.11
3 61 (41.22%) TCP/IP
4 48 (32.43%) HTTP
5 46 (31.08%) Wi-Fi
6 44 (29.73%) VLAN
7 43 (29.05%) MPLS
8 41 (27.70%) DHCP
8 41 (27.70%) Wireshark
9 39 (26.35%) Firewall
9 39 (26.35%) VPN
10 38 (25.68%) Broadband
10 38 (25.68%) HTTPS
10 38 (25.68%) MQTT
10 38 (25.68%) STUN
11 37 (25.00%) DNS
11 37 (25.00%) OSPF
12 33 (22.30%) BGP
13 32 (21.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.70%) BigQuery
2 2 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (4.73%) Burp Suite
1 7 (4.73%) Metasploit
2 4 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.70%) GitLab
3 3 (2.03%) AutoIt
4 2 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (31.08%) Social Skills
2 45 (30.41%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.05%) Finance
5 5 (3.38%) Electronics
6 3 (2.03%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.03%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.35%) Influencing Skills
7 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.35%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (1.35%) Retail
8 1 (0.68%) Military
Job Titles
1 56 (37.84%) Systems Engineer
2 42 (28.38%) Network Engineer
3 35 (23.65%) Automation Engineer
4 33 (22.30%) Wireless Engineer
5 26 (17.57%) Validation Engineer
6 25 (16.89%) Chief Systems Engineer
7 11 (7.43%) Senior Network Engineer
8 10 (6.76%) Juniper Engineer
9 9 (6.08%) Core Network Engineer
9 9 (6.08%) IP Engineer
9 9 (6.08%) IP Network Engineer
9 9 (6.08%) Senior Automation Engineer
10 7 (4.73%) Penetration Tester
10 7 (4.73%) Tester
11 6 (4.05%) Analyst
11 6 (4.05%) Security Analyst
12 5 (3.38%) Cisco Engineer
12 5 (3.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (3.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 5 (3.38%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (25.68%) XMPP
2 25 (16.89%) RESTful
3 4 (2.70%) POSIX
4 3 (2.03%) LDAP
4 3 (2.03%) Loki
5 2 (1.35%) .NET
5 2 (1.35%) SAML
6 1 (0.68%) HTML
6 1 (0.68%) Node.js
6 1 (0.68%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.14%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.43%) Clustering
3 10 (6.76%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.38%) SCADA
6 4 (2.70%) Analogue Electronics
6 4 (2.70%) ASIC
6 4 (2.70%) Digital Signage
6 4 (2.70%) IPTV
6 4 (2.70%) Optoelectronics
6 4 (2.70%) Smartphone
6 4 (2.70%) SystemC
7 2 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.35%) e-Health
7 2 (1.35%) EPoS
7 2 (1.35%) PKI
7 2 (1.35%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.35%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.68%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.57%) Windows
2 22 (14.86%) Linux
3 17 (11.49%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.73%) Kali Linux
5 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.35%) Android
6 2 (1.35%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.35%) CentOS
6 2 (1.35%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.35%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.35%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.68%) OpenWrt
7 1 (0.68%) Unix
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.05%) Computer Science
1 43 (29.05%) Test Automation
2 38 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
2 38 (25.68%) Integration Testing
2 38 (25.68%) Performance Measurement
2 38 (25.68%) Software Testing
2 38 (25.68%) Validation
3 25 (16.89%) Storage Management
4 21 (14.19%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (9.46%) Mentoring
6 12 (8.11%) ITIL
7 11 (7.43%) Open Source
8 10 (6.76%) Network Management
9 9 (6.08%) Patch Management
9 9 (6.08%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (6.08%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (5.41%) Cost Reduction
10 8 (5.41%) Security Architecture
11 7 (4.73%) Change Management
11 7 (4.73%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 58 (39.19%) C
2 57 (38.51%) Python
3 39 (26.35%) C++
4 21 (14.19%) PowerShell
5 14 (9.46%) Bash Shell
6 7 (4.73%) Lua
6 7 (4.73%) Ruby
7 4 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.70%) MATLAB
7 4 (2.70%) SQL
8 3 (2.03%) VBScript
9 1 (0.68%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (19.59%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (15.54%) CCNP
3 14 (9.46%) Degree
4 10 (6.76%) JNCIP
5 8 (5.41%) CCNA
6 5 (3.38%) CHECK Team Member
6 5 (3.38%) CREST Certified
6 5 (3.38%) GXPN
6 5 (3.38%) OSCP
6 5 (3.38%) SANS
6 5 (3.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.35%) CEH
7 2 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.35%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.35%) MBCS
7 2 (1.35%) MCSE
7 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.35%) RHCSA
7 2 (1.35%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.68%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) QA
2 3 (2.03%) SLA
3 2 (1.35%) NCSC
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.68%) NIST
System Software
1 23 (15.54%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.46%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (4.73%) Firmware
4 5 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.70%) Docker
6 2 (1.35%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.35%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.68%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 38 (25.68%) Graylog
1 38 (25.68%) Kibana
2 15 (10.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (7.43%) Microsoft Clustering
3 11 (7.43%) vCenter Server
4 7 (4.73%) Nessus
4 7 (4.73%) Nmap
5 4 (2.70%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.03%) Ansible
6 3 (2.03%) EnCase
6 3 (2.03%) FTK
7 2 (1.35%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (1.35%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.35%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (1.35%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (1.35%) WSUS
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.68%) CSIRT
8 1 (0.68%) SCCM
8 1 (0.68%) SCSM
Vendors
1 47 (31.76%) Cisco
2 23 (15.54%) Juniper
3 20 (13.51%) Microsoft
4 17 (11.49%) VMware
5 16 (10.81%) Palo Alto
6 11 (7.43%) Fortinet
7 9 (6.08%) Aruba
8 6 (4.05%) SolarWinds
9 5 (3.38%) F5
9 5 (3.38%) Meraki
10 4 (2.70%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.70%) Dell
10 4 (2.70%) Google
10 4 (2.70%) Mitel
10 4 (2.70%) Ruckus Wireless
11 3 (2.03%) Citrix
11 3 (2.03%) HP
11 3 (2.03%) Splunk
12 2 (1.35%) SOTI
12 2 (1.35%) Zscaler