Period
to 1 December 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 1 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IEEE 802.1X
UK
6 months to
1 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 919 654 961
Rank change year-on-year -265 +307 +41
Permanent jobs citing 802.1X 136 71 97
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.073%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.29% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 72 38 63
10th Percentile £46,250 £38,875 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £81,250 £66,250 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +22.64% +32.50% -23.08%
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £59,250
90th Percentile £94,500 " £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £85,000 £50,000 £48,114
% change year-on-year +70.00% +3.92% +2.37%

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 50,528 24,220 51,101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.13% 43.85% 38.29%
Number of salaries quoted 32,496 20,954 42,571
10th Percentile £36,750 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £91,250 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

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 1 December 2021.

Salary histogram for 802.1X in the UK

802.1X
Top 13 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 1 December 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 -250 126 £85,000 +49.12% 12
UK excluding London -159 101 £85,000 +70.00% 10
North of England -86 72 £85,000 +126.67% 5
Yorkshire -50 65 £85,000 +83.78% 1
Work from Home -252 29 £70,000 +47.37%
London -249 23 £70,000 -17.65% 3
Midlands -99 14 £47,500 -13.64% 2
South East -142 11 £52,500 -
East Midlands - 9 £47,500 -
North West -93 7 £47,500 +26.67% 4
East of England -105 6 £42,500 +6.25% 2
West Midlands - 6 £80,000 - 2
Scotland - 2 £82,500 -

For the 6 months to 1 December 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 92 (67.65%) Wireless
2 67 (49.26%) Ethernet
3 61 (44.85%) Social Skills
4 51 (37.50%) DNS
5 50 (36.76%) VLAN
6 48 (35.29%) MPLS
7 47 (34.56%) DHCP
8 46 (33.82%) Internet
9 43 (31.62%) IPv4
9 43 (31.62%) IPv6
10 42 (30.88%) 3GPP
10 42 (30.88%) RESTful
10 42 (30.88%) Storage Management
11 36 (26.47%) TCP/IP
11 36 (26.47%) Python
12 35 (25.74%) 802.11
13 34 (25.00%) Cisco
14 30 (22.06%) Wi-Fi
14 30 (22.06%) Azure
15 28 (20.59%) Firewall
16 26 (19.12%) VPN
17 25 (18.38%) HTTP
17 25 (18.38%) Telecoms
17 25 (18.38%) Project Delivery
18 24 (17.65%) UML
18 24 (17.65%) Network Management
19 23 (16.91%) Computer Science
19 23 (16.91%) Linux
19 23 (16.91%) C++
19 23 (16.91%) C

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 9 (6.62%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (5.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.74%) Zemax
Cloud Services
1 30 (22.06%) Azure
2 16 (11.76%) AWS
3 9 (6.62%) Azure Active Directory
3 9 (6.62%) Microsoft 365
4 6 (4.41%) Cloudflare
5 4 (2.94%) GCP
5 4 (2.94%) GitHub
5 4 (2.94%) IaaS
5 4 (2.94%) SaaS
6 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 92 (67.65%) Wireless
2 67 (49.26%) Ethernet
3 51 (37.50%) DNS
4 50 (36.76%) VLAN
5 48 (35.29%) MPLS
6 47 (34.56%) DHCP
7 46 (33.82%) Internet
8 43 (31.62%) IPv4
8 43 (31.62%) IPv6
9 42 (30.88%) 3GPP
10 36 (26.47%) TCP/IP
11 35 (25.74%) 802.11
12 30 (22.06%) Wi-Fi
13 28 (20.59%) Firewall
14 26 (19.12%) VPN
15 25 (18.38%) HTTP
16 23 (16.91%) BGP
17 22 (16.18%) OSPF
17 22 (16.18%) Wireshark
18 21 (15.44%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Burp Suite
1 4 (2.94%) Metasploit
General
1 61 (44.85%) Social Skills
2 25 (18.38%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.62%) Finance
4 5 (3.68%) Law
5 4 (2.94%) Legal
6 3 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.47%) Documentation Skills
7 2 (1.47%) Electronics
8 1 (0.74%) Marketing
8 1 (0.74%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 40 (29.41%) Systems Engineer
2 32 (23.53%) Architect
3 24 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 24 (17.65%) Software Architect
3 24 (17.65%) Systems Architect
3 24 (17.65%) UML Architect
4 22 (16.18%) Wireless Engineer
5 21 (15.44%) Automation Engineer
5 21 (15.44%) Validation Engineer
6 18 (13.24%) Chief Systems Engineer
7 15 (11.03%) Senior Network Engineer
8 11 (8.09%) Support Engineer
9 9 (6.62%) Firewall Engineer
10 8 (5.88%) Consultant
10 8 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (5.88%) Network Consultant
11 7 (5.15%) Firewall Support
11 7 (5.15%) Network Security Engineer
11 7 (5.15%) Security Engineer
12 6 (4.41%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (30.88%) RESTful
2 21 (15.44%) XMPP
3 4 (2.94%) LDAP
4 1 (0.74%) .NET
4 1 (0.74%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.56%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.82%) Clustering
3 6 (4.41%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (4.41%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.94%) PKI
6 2 (1.47%) CCTV
6 2 (1.47%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.47%) User Experience
7 1 (0.74%) Analogue Electronics
7 1 (0.74%) ASIC
7 1 (0.74%) Optoelectronics
7 1 (0.74%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.74%) SCADA
7 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.91%) Linux
2 10 (7.35%) Windows
3 6 (4.41%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.94%) Kali Linux
5 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.88%) Storage Management
2 25 (18.38%) Project Delivery
3 24 (17.65%) Network Management
3 24 (17.65%) UML
4 23 (16.91%) Computer Science
5 22 (16.18%) Software Testing
5 22 (16.18%) Test Automation
6 21 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (15.44%) Integration Testing
6 21 (15.44%) Performance Measurement
6 21 (15.44%) Validation
7 15 (11.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (10.29%) Migration
9 13 (9.56%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (8.09%) Service Delivery
11 10 (7.35%) Security Architecture
12 9 (6.62%) DevOps
12 9 (6.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 7 (5.15%) Information Security
14 6 (4.41%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 36 (26.47%) Python
2 23 (16.91%) C
2 23 (16.91%) C++
3 14 (10.29%) PowerShell
4 10 (7.35%) Perl
5 5 (3.68%) C#
6 4 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.94%) Lua
6 4 (2.94%) Ruby
7 1 (0.74%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (11.03%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (9.56%) CCNP
3 9 (6.62%) Degree
4 8 (5.88%) CCNA
5 6 (4.41%) CCSE
5 6 (4.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 6 (4.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (1.47%) CCA
6 2 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.74%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (0.74%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.74%) GXPN
7 1 (0.74%) OSCP
7 1 (0.74%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) PMO
1 4 (2.94%) QA
2 3 (2.21%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) NIST
System Software
1 13 (9.56%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (8.09%) Active Directory
3 10 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.94%) Firmware
5 4 (2.94%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.74%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 21 (15.44%) Graylog
1 21 (15.44%) Kibana
2 8 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (5.88%) Single Sign-On
2 8 (5.88%) vCenter Server
3 4 (2.94%) Nessus
3 4 (2.94%) Nmap
3 4 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (2.94%) Stealthwatch
4 3 (2.21%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.74%) Ansible
5 1 (0.74%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.74%) SCCM
5 1 (0.74%) SCSM
Vendors
1 34 (25.00%) Cisco
2 16 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.29%) Palo Alto
3 14 (10.29%) VMware
4 13 (9.56%) CheckPoint
5 11 (8.09%) Aruba
5 11 (8.09%) F5
6 8 (5.88%) Fortinet
7 7 (5.15%) Meraki
8 5 (3.68%) Juniper
8 5 (3.68%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.94%) Atmel
9 4 (2.94%) Blue Coat
9 4 (2.94%) Citrix
9 4 (2.94%) HP
9 4 (2.94%) LexisNexis
9 4 (2.94%) SolarWinds
9 4 (2.94%) TOWER Software
10 2 (1.47%) Extreme Networks
10 2 (1.47%) Forcepoint