Period
to 20 September 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Aruba products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Aruba over the 6 months to 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Aruba Networks.

Aruba
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 788 603 724
Rank change year-on-year -185 +121 +255
Permanent jobs citing Aruba 242 96 397
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.49% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 213 82 359
10th Percentile £35,850 £31,250 £20,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £21,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £49,750 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.52% +17.06% -11.46%
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,140 £58,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,875 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.26% +17.50% -15.79%

Aruba is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 47,337 19,522 59,558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.10% 39.74% 42.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31,373 15,445 45,696
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £88,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Aruba
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Aruba in the UK

Aruba
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Aruba.

Salary trend for Aruba in the UK

Aruba
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Aruba over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Aruba in the UK

Aruba
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Aruba within the UK over the 6 months to 20 September 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 -179 221 £47,500 -5.00% 44
UK excluding London -151 151 £45,000 -4.26% 37
London -179 73 £62,500 +2.04% 11
Midlands -86 45 £55,000 +10.00% 7
West Midlands -71 40 £58,750 +17.50% 5
Work from Home -241 40 £55,000 +10.00% 5
South East -141 32 £43,750 -14.58% 12
North of England -99 29 £45,000 - 9
East of England -77 20 £42,500 -15.00% 3
North West -84 16 £45,000 +2.86% 4
South West -86 13 £43,000 +7.50% 2
Yorkshire -98 10 £37,500 -34.78% 4
Wales -37 9 £40,000 +45.45% 2
East Midlands - 4 £37,500 - 2
North East - 3 £37,500 - 1
Scotland -90 2 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, IT jobs citing Aruba 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 Aruba.

1 177 (73.14%) Cisco
2 145 (59.92%) Azure
3 127 (52.48%) Firewall
4 120 (49.59%) Microsoft
5 94 (38.84%) LAN
6 92 (38.02%) WAN
7 90 (37.19%) VMware
8 87 (35.95%) Windows
9 78 (32.23%) Cisco Certification
10 76 (31.40%) Active Directory
11 73 (30.17%) Palo Alto
12 72 (29.75%) Social Skills
13 71 (29.34%) Microsoft 365
14 66 (27.27%) AWS
15 65 (26.86%) Data Centre
15 65 (26.86%) Wi-Fi
15 65 (26.86%) Hyper-V
16 62 (25.62%) DNS
17 61 (25.21%) CCNP
17 61 (25.21%) VMware Infrastructure
18 60 (24.79%) Wireless
18 60 (24.79%) Windows Server
19 57 (23.55%) CCNA
20 55 (22.73%) HP
21 52 (21.49%) VLAN
21 52 (21.49%) IaaS
22 51 (21.07%) SAN
22 51 (21.07%) DHCP
23 50 (20.66%) PowerShell
24 48 (19.83%) VPN

Aruba
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 23 (9.50%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.20%) IIS
3 6 (2.48%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.24%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.83%) Apache
5 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 145 (59.92%) Azure
2 71 (29.34%) Microsoft 365
3 66 (27.27%) AWS
4 52 (21.49%) IaaS
5 24 (9.92%) Mimecast
6 18 (7.44%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (6.61%) PaaS
8 15 (6.20%) Azure Storage
9 10 (4.13%) Cloudflare
9 10 (4.13%) OneDrive
9 10 (4.13%) SaaS
10 5 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (1.65%) GCP
12 3 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.41%) Google Workspace
13 1 (0.41%) Power Automate
13 1 (0.41%) Power Platform
13 1 (0.41%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 127 (52.48%) Firewall
2 94 (38.84%) LAN
3 92 (38.02%) WAN
4 65 (26.86%) Wi-Fi
5 62 (25.62%) DNS
6 60 (24.79%) Wireless
7 52 (21.49%) VLAN
8 51 (21.07%) DHCP
8 51 (21.07%) SAN
9 48 (19.83%) VPN
10 47 (19.42%) VoIP
11 34 (14.05%) OSPF
12 33 (13.64%) BGP
13 32 (13.22%) Network Security
13 32 (13.22%) TCP/IP
14 26 (10.74%) SSL
15 23 (9.50%) IPsec
16 22 (9.09%) WLAN
17 21 (8.68%) Cisco ASA
18 20 (8.26%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.83%) MySQL
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (4.13%) JIRA
General
1 72 (29.75%) Social Skills
2 29 (11.98%) Finance
3 15 (6.20%) Documentation Skills
4 10 (4.13%) Presentation Skills
4 10 (4.13%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.72%) Retail
6 6 (2.48%) Law
6 6 (2.48%) Public Sector
7 5 (2.07%) Banking
7 5 (2.07%) Legal
7 5 (2.07%) Organisational Skills
8 3 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.24%) Back Office
8 3 (1.24%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (0.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (0.41%) Local Government
9 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 77 (31.82%) Network Engineer
2 31 (12.81%) Architect
2 31 (12.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (9.92%) Administrator
4 23 (9.50%) Consultant
5 22 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 19 (7.85%) Azure Administrator
7 18 (7.44%) Senior Network Engineer
8 15 (6.20%) Cloud Specialist
8 15 (6.20%) Data Centre Specialist
8 15 (6.20%) Hyper-V Administrator
8 15 (6.20%) Storage Administrator
8 15 (6.20%) Storage Systems Administrator
9 14 (5.79%) Cisco Engineer
10 13 (5.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 12 (4.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 12 (4.96%) Cloud Consultant
11 12 (4.96%) Technical Consultant
12 11 (4.55%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 11 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.37%) 802.1X
2 8 (3.31%) LDAP
2 8 (3.31%) Web Services
3 4 (1.65%) ISPF
4 2 (0.83%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (26.86%) Data Centre
2 30 (12.40%) Public Cloud
3 16 (6.61%) Enterprise Storage
4 12 (4.96%) HP Storage
5 11 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (3.31%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.07%) DataPower
8 4 (1.65%) CCTV
8 4 (1.65%) Device Driver
8 4 (1.65%) Digital Signage
8 4 (1.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.65%) IPTV
8 4 (1.65%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.24%) PKI
9 3 (1.24%) User Experience
9 3 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.83%) Clustering
10 2 (0.83%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.83%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 87 (35.95%) Windows
2 60 (24.79%) Windows Server
3 37 (15.29%) Linux
4 19 (7.85%) Windows Server 2019
5 15 (6.20%) Windows Server 2016
6 14 (5.79%) Unix
7 11 (4.55%) Windows 10
8 9 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.83%) Android
10 2 (0.83%) CentOS
10 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.83%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (14.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 27 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (9.92%) Migration
3 24 (9.92%) Presales
4 20 (8.26%) Cybersecurity
5 18 (7.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (7.44%) ITIL
6 15 (6.20%) Sales Enablement
7 14 (5.79%) Mentoring
8 13 (5.37%) Computer Science
9 12 (4.96%) IT Strategy
9 12 (4.96%) Load Balancing
9 12 (4.96%) Network Monitoring
9 12 (4.96%) Proactive Monitoring
10 11 (4.55%) Patch Management
11 10 (4.13%) DNA
11 10 (4.13%) Network Management
12 9 (3.72%) Change Management
12 9 (3.72%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 50 (20.66%) PowerShell
2 16 (6.61%) SQL
3 13 (5.37%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.41%) C
4 1 (0.41%) C++
4 1 (0.41%) Perl
4 1 (0.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 78 (32.23%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (25.21%) CCNP
3 57 (23.55%) CCNA
4 23 (9.50%) Degree
5 20 (8.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (6.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (4.96%) SC Cleared
7 12 (4.96%) Security Cleared
8 10 (4.13%) NCSIE
9 8 (3.31%) VCP6
10 6 (2.48%) CCIE
11 5 (2.07%) CCDP
11 5 (2.07%) DBS Check
11 5 (2.07%) JNCIA
12 4 (1.65%) CISA
12 4 (1.65%) CISM
12 4 (1.65%) CISSP
12 4 (1.65%) MCSA
12 4 (1.65%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (1.24%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.96%) SLA
2 8 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.89%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (2.07%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.65%) NIST
5 4 (1.65%) PMO
6 3 (1.24%) GDPR
System Software
1 76 (31.40%) Active Directory
2 65 (26.86%) Hyper-V
3 61 (25.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.65%) Terminal Server
6 3 (1.24%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.24%) vSphere
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.83%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.41%) Firmware
8 1 (0.41%) KVM
8 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (9.92%) FortiGate
2 13 (5.37%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 11 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.65%) SCVMM
4 4 (1.65%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (1.65%) WSUS
5 3 (1.24%) SCCM
6 2 (0.83%) Nagios
6 2 (0.83%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.41%) Ansible
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.41%) FlexNet
7 1 (0.41%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.41%) PaperCut
7 1 (0.41%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.41%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.41%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 177 (73.14%) Cisco
2 120 (49.59%) Microsoft
3 90 (37.19%) VMware
4 73 (30.17%) Palo Alto
5 55 (22.73%) HP
6 36 (14.88%) Meraki
6 36 (14.88%) NetApp
7 28 (11.57%) SonicWALL
8 25 (10.33%) EMC
8 25 (10.33%) Fortinet
9 24 (9.92%) Juniper
10 23 (9.50%) Veeam
11 21 (8.68%) IBM
12 20 (8.26%) Dell
12 20 (8.26%) SolarWinds
13 17 (7.02%) Nimble Storage
14 16 (6.61%) Ruckus Wireless
15 13 (5.37%) Sophos
16 12 (4.96%) Citrix
16 12 (4.96%) F5