Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Ethernet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ethernet over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethernet
UK
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 612 550 620
Rank change year-on-year -62 +70 -30
Permanent jobs citing Ethernet 704 860 823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.48% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.66% 3.05% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 498 770 728
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £27,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

Ethernet 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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26,463 28,176 34,414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.15% 15.87% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 20,952 22,889 28,557
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Ethernet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Ethernet in the UK

Ethernet
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Ethernet in the UK

Ethernet
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ethernet over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Ethernet in the UK

Ethernet
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the UK over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. 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 -50 670 £46,500 +3.33% 157
UK excluding London -36 499 £45,000 +5.88% 129
London -78 187 £52,500 - 31
South East -22 145 £50,000 +5.26% 36
North of England -82 120 £42,500 +6.25% 29
North West -12 101 £39,000 -2.50% 15
East of England +66 83 £50,000 - 27
South West +28 83 £45,000 +20.00% 15
Midlands +10 67 £41,500 -7.78% 19
West Midlands +15 39 £38,750 -18.42% 10
East Midlands +12 26 £47,500 +26.67% 9
Scotland -18 18 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Yorkshire -70 14 £42,500 +3.03% 12
North East -12 5 £42,500 - 2
Wales +4 1 £26,000 -38.82% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £25,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT jobs citing Ethernet 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 Ethernet.

1 331 (47.02%) Cisco
2 230 (32.67%) MPLS
3 222 (31.53%) TCP/IP
4 213 (30.26%) Cisco Certification
5 210 (29.83%) Firewall
6 208 (29.55%) WAN
7 202 (28.69%) LAN
8 178 (25.28%) BGP
9 173 (24.57%) OSPF
10 171 (24.29%) VPN
11 160 (22.73%) Telecoms
12 146 (20.74%) CCNP
13 143 (20.31%) C
14 142 (20.17%) Wireless
15 141 (20.03%) Problem-Solving
16 136 (19.32%) Juniper
16 136 (19.32%) Data Centre
17 128 (18.18%) Degree
18 124 (17.61%) Linux
19 121 (17.19%) Wi-Fi
20 118 (16.76%) Windows
20 118 (16.76%) Network Security
21 116 (16.48%) ITIL
22 115 (16.34%) VoIP
23 109 (15.48%) Software Engineering
24 107 (15.20%) DNS
25 105 (14.91%) CCNA
26 101 (14.35%) Finance
27 99 (14.06%) Microsoft
28 98 (13.92%) SNMP

Ethernet
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 19 (2.70%) IIS
2 14 (1.99%) MS Exchange
3 12 (1.70%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.14%) OpenStack
5 6 (0.85%) CMS
6 5 (0.71%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.57%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.43%) Apache
8 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.28%) Smallworld
10 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.14%) JBoss
10 1 (0.14%) Joomla!
Applications
1 18 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.99%) Simulink
6 6 (0.85%) OrCAD
7 3 (0.43%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.14%) LibreOffice
9 1 (0.14%) Mozilla Thunderbird
9 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.14%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.84%) Office 365
4 16 (2.27%) SaaS
5 9 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.28%) PaaS
6 2 (0.28%) Serverless
7 1 (0.14%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.14%) G Suite
7 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 230 (32.67%) MPLS
2 222 (31.53%) TCP/IP
3 210 (29.83%) Firewall
4 208 (29.55%) WAN
5 202 (28.69%) LAN
6 178 (25.28%) BGP
7 173 (24.57%) OSPF
8 171 (24.29%) VPN
9 142 (20.17%) Wireless
10 121 (17.19%) Wi-Fi
11 118 (16.76%) Network Security
12 115 (16.34%) VoIP
13 107 (15.20%) DNS
14 98 (13.92%) SNMP
15 96 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
15 96 (13.64%) VLAN
16 89 (12.64%) DHCP
17 86 (12.22%) Cisco Nexus
18 85 (12.07%) IPsec
19 65 (9.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.70%) Big Data
1 19 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.71%) MySQL
3 3 (0.43%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.28%) GIS
4 2 (0.28%) QGIS
5 1 (0.14%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.14%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.14%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (4.97%) Git (software)
2 25 (3.55%) Subversion
3 15 (2.13%) JIRA
4 12 (1.70%) CANoe
5 11 (1.56%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.14%) LabVIEW
7 5 (0.71%) Ant
7 5 (0.71%) Phabricator
7 5 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (0.71%) Xcode
8 4 (0.57%) ClearCase
8 4 (0.57%) GDB
8 4 (0.57%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.43%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.43%) CMake
9 3 (0.43%) CppUnit
9 3 (0.43%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.43%) Hudson
10 2 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.28%) Selenium
General
1 160 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 101 (14.35%) Finance
3 70 (9.94%) Electronics
4 41 (5.82%) Retail
5 29 (4.12%) Automotive
6 28 (3.98%) Banking
6 28 (3.98%) Marketing
7 27 (3.84%) Multimedia
8 25 (3.55%) Aerospace
8 25 (3.55%) Manufacturing
9 22 (3.13%) Advertising
10 20 (2.84%) Financial Institution
10 20 (2.84%) Investment Banking
11 11 (1.56%) Back Office
12 10 (1.42%) French Language
13 9 (1.28%) Games
14 8 (1.14%) German Language
14 8 (1.14%) Italian Language
15 7 (0.99%) Legal
15 7 (0.99%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 143 (20.31%) Network Engineer
2 71 (10.09%) Software Engineer
3 48 (6.82%) Architect
3 48 (6.82%) Team Leader
4 46 (6.53%) Embedded Engineer
5 40 (5.68%) Senior Network Engineer
6 37 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 29 (4.12%) Test Engineer
8 28 (3.98%) Solutions Architect
9 27 (3.84%) Cisco Engineer
10 25 (3.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 24 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 23 (3.27%) Developer
13 20 (2.84%) Delivery Manager
14 19 (2.70%) Product Manager
14 19 (2.70%) Security Engineer
15 18 (2.56%) Analyst
15 18 (2.56%) Development Engineer
15 18 (2.56%) Network Team Leader
16 17 (2.41%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (9.38%) 802.1X
2 16 (2.27%) .NET
3 13 (1.85%) WinForms
3 13 (1.85%) WPF
4 10 (1.42%) XMPP
5 9 (1.28%) LDAP
6 8 (1.14%) .NET Framework
6 8 (1.14%) JSON
6 8 (1.14%) Middleware
7 7 (0.99%) Qt
8 6 (0.85%) LAMP
9 5 (0.71%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.71%) FreeSWITCH
9 5 (0.71%) Web Services
9 5 (0.71%) XML
10 4 (0.57%) HTML
10 4 (0.57%) STL
11 3 (0.43%) COM
11 3 (0.43%) XML Schema
11 3 (0.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 136 (19.32%) Data Centre
2 92 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (8.95%) Computer Science
4 55 (7.81%) Self-Motivation
5 39 (5.54%) Embedded Systems
6 36 (5.11%) Management Information System
7 34 (4.83%) Cyberthreat
8 28 (3.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 26 (3.69%) Driving Licence
10 21 (2.98%) CAN bus
11 20 (2.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 18 (2.56%) VHDL
13 14 (1.99%) Robotics
13 14 (1.99%) Video Conferencing
14 13 (1.85%) Device Driver
15 10 (1.42%) DataPower
15 10 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
15 10 (1.42%) Private Cloud
15 10 (1.42%) VxBlock/Vblock
16 9 (1.28%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 124 (17.61%) Linux
2 118 (16.76%) Windows
3 41 (5.82%) Windows Server
4 33 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (2.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (2.56%) Apple iOS
8 17 (2.41%) Android
9 14 (1.99%) Windows 7
10 13 (1.85%) FreeRTOS
10 13 (1.85%) SafeRTOS
11 9 (1.28%) Unix
12 7 (0.99%) CentOS
12 7 (0.99%) SUSE
12 7 (0.99%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.85%) Debian
13 6 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
14 5 (0.71%) Solaris
14 5 (0.71%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (20.03%) Problem-Solving
2 116 (16.48%) ITIL
3 109 (15.48%) Software Engineering
4 78 (11.08%) Validation
5 63 (8.95%) Project Management
6 57 (8.10%) Network Management
7 47 (6.68%) Load Balancing
7 47 (6.68%) Network Design
7 47 (6.68%) Network Monitoring
8 46 (6.53%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (5.68%) Service Delivery
10 37 (5.26%) Configuration Management
11 35 (4.97%) Presales
12 34 (4.83%) Decision-Making
13 33 (4.69%) Test Automation
14 31 (4.40%) Change Management
14 31 (4.40%) ITIL V3
15 30 (4.26%) Capacity Management
15 30 (4.26%) Embedded Software Development
15 30 (4.26%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 143 (20.31%) C
2 86 (12.22%) C++
3 60 (8.52%) Python
4 41 (5.82%) Embedded C
5 29 (4.12%) Perl
6 25 (3.55%) SQL
7 22 (3.13%) Embedded C++
7 22 (3.13%) Java
8 21 (2.98%) C#
9 14 (1.99%) Assembly Language
9 14 (1.99%) MATLAB
9 14 (1.99%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.42%) PowerShell
11 7 (0.99%) PHP
12 6 (0.85%) XAML
13 5 (0.71%) Delphi
13 5 (0.71%) Pascal
13 5 (0.71%) Tcl
14 4 (0.57%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 213 (30.26%) Cisco Certification
2 146 (20.74%) CCNP
3 128 (18.18%) Degree
4 105 (14.91%) CCNA
5 68 (9.66%) CCIE
6 48 (6.82%) Security Cleared
7 40 (5.68%) JNCIP
8 27 (3.84%) Computer Science Degree
8 27 (3.84%) SC Cleared
9 22 (3.13%) CCDP
10 19 (2.70%) CISSP
11 17 (2.41%) JNCIE
12 15 (2.13%) CCSE
12 15 (2.13%) DV Cleared
12 15 (2.13%) IISP
12 15 (2.13%) ISSAP
13 14 (1.99%) PMI Certification
14 13 (1.85%) CCIP
15 12 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (11.08%) SLA
2 25 (3.55%) IEC 61508
3 16 (2.27%) QA
4 11 (1.56%) ISO 15765
5 7 (0.99%) DO-160
5 7 (0.99%) JTAG
5 7 (0.99%) MISRA
6 5 (0.71%) ISO 26262
6 5 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.57%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.43%) GDPR
8 3 (0.43%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.28%) DO-254
9 2 (0.28%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.14%) COBIT
10 1 (0.14%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.14%) OASIS TOSCA
10 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 59 (8.38%) Firmware
2 42 (5.97%) Active Directory
3 27 (3.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.85%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.70%) VMware NSX
6 8 (1.14%) QEMU
7 7 (0.99%) Xen
8 6 (0.85%) KVM
8 6 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.85%) vSphere
9 5 (0.71%) Dovecot
9 5 (0.71%) iptables
9 5 (0.71%) NFS
9 5 (0.71%) Postfix
9 5 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.71%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.57%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 3 (0.43%) Docker
11 3 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (2.13%) QRadar
2 14 (1.99%) Cisco CUCM
3 13 (1.85%) Cacti
3 13 (1.85%) SCCM
4 10 (1.42%) Nagios
5 8 (1.14%) WSUS
6 7 (0.99%) FortiGate
7 5 (0.71%) Proxmox
8 3 (0.43%) SCOM
9 2 (0.28%) Ansible
9 2 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.28%) Puppet
9 2 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.14%) Grafana
10 1 (0.14%) Graphite
10 1 (0.14%) Iperf
10 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.14%) RANCID
10 1 (0.14%) Salt
10 1 (0.14%) systemd
Vendors
1 331 (47.02%) Cisco
2 136 (19.32%) Juniper
3 99 (14.06%) Microsoft
4 86 (12.22%) CheckPoint
5 64 (9.09%) Avaya
6 58 (8.24%) VMware
7 57 (8.10%) Riverbed
8 45 (6.39%) F5
9 44 (6.25%) Citrix
10 39 (5.54%) Nortel
11 35 (4.97%) Palo Alto
12 34 (4.83%) HP
13 31 (4.40%) Fortinet
14 30 (4.26%) IBM
14 30 (4.26%) SolarWinds
15 27 (3.84%) Dell
15 27 (3.84%) EMC
16 20 (2.84%) McAfee
17 19 (2.70%) Forcepoint
17 19 (2.70%) Oracle