Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethernet
UK
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 607 565 673
Rank change year-on-year -42 +108 -50
Permanent jobs citing Ethernet 422 234 478
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.89% 2.21% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 265 182 358
10th Percentile £34,990 £27,550 £28,675
25th Percentile £42,500 £35,875 £36,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +3.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,438 £61,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £74,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +18.28% -2.11% +5.56%

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 14,616 10,582 22,487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.95% 15.33% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10,218 8,466 17,209
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,750 £36,250 £32,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -3.23%
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Ethernet in the UK

Ethernet
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Ethernet in the UK

Ethernet
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ethernet over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Ethernet in the UK

Ethernet
Top 17 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 29 July 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 -66 337 £55,000 +10.00% 118
UK excluding London +11 301 £55,000 +18.28% 108
North of England +9 126 £55,000 +37.50% 21
Work from Home -150 115 £60,000 +14.29% 23
Yorkshire -6 89 £55,000 +10.00% 9
London -129 73 £57,500 -4.17% 26
South East -81 55 £35,000 -31.71% 13
North West -38 35 £60,000 +100.00% 9
South West -70 33 £55,000 +15.79% 21
Scotland -47 29 £55,000 +37.50% 15
Midlands -66 25 £52,500 - 18
East of England -35 19 £60,000 +32.60% 19
West Midlands -56 17 £55,000 +7.32% 7
Wales - 10 £24,500 - 1
East Midlands -40 8 £50,000 -9.09% 11
Northern Ireland - 4 £45,000 -
North East -24 2 £60,000 +71.43% 3

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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.

1 161 (38.15%) C
2 135 (31.99%) TCP/IP
3 134 (31.75%) C++
4 130 (30.81%) Wireless
5 123 (29.15%) Social Skills
6 116 (27.49%) Telecoms
6 116 (27.49%) MPLS
7 107 (25.36%) Wi-Fi
8 104 (24.64%) Software Engineering
9 99 (23.46%) Broadband
10 97 (22.99%) Computer Science
11 87 (20.62%) Python
12 83 (19.67%) Cisco
13 80 (18.96%) VPN
14 79 (18.72%) Firewall
15 78 (18.48%) Linux
16 76 (18.01%) Internet
17 75 (17.77%) Degree
18 72 (17.06%) WAN
19 71 (16.82%) 802.1X
20 70 (16.59%) MQTT
21 69 (16.35%) Validation
22 64 (15.17%) DNS
23 62 (14.69%) DHCP
24 60 (14.22%) Software Testing
25 59 (13.98%) VLAN
26 56 (13.27%) LAN
27 54 (12.80%) BGP
28 53 (12.56%) HTTP
29 51 (12.09%) Juniper

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 7 (1.66%) MS Exchange
1 7 (1.66%) SharePoint
1 7 (1.66%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (1.42%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.18%) Confluence
4 4 (0.95%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (4.50%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.42%) Gephi
3 5 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.47%) Simulink
5 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.27%) Azure
2 13 (3.08%) AWS
3 7 (1.66%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (0.95%) GCP
4 4 (0.95%) Google Workspace
4 4 (0.95%) SaaS
4 4 (0.95%) Tricentis Tosca
5 3 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.71%) IaaS
6 2 (0.47%) Azure Functions
6 2 (0.47%) Azure Service Bus
6 2 (0.47%) PaaS
6 2 (0.47%) Serverless
7 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.24%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 135 (31.99%) TCP/IP
2 130 (30.81%) Wireless
3 116 (27.49%) MPLS
4 107 (25.36%) Wi-Fi
5 99 (23.46%) Broadband
6 80 (18.96%) VPN
7 79 (18.72%) Firewall
8 76 (18.01%) Internet
9 72 (17.06%) WAN
10 70 (16.59%) MQTT
11 64 (15.17%) DNS
12 62 (14.69%) DHCP
13 59 (13.98%) VLAN
14 56 (13.27%) LAN
15 54 (12.80%) BGP
16 53 (12.56%) HTTP
17 49 (11.61%) OSPF
17 49 (11.61%) SD-WAN
18 42 (9.95%) IPv6
19 37 (8.77%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.42%) Apache Hive
1 6 (1.42%) Big Data
1 6 (1.42%) Impala
2 3 (0.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.47%) MySQL
4 1 (0.24%) KDB
4 1 (0.24%) Kdb+
4 1 (0.24%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (3.32%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.08%) JIRA
3 9 (2.13%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.90%) Eclipse
5 7 (1.66%) GCC
6 6 (1.42%) Bitbucket
6 6 (1.42%) Bitbucket Server
6 6 (1.42%) git-flow
7 1 (0.24%) CANoe
7 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.24%) Selenium
7 1 (0.24%) Subversion
General
1 123 (29.15%) Social Skills
2 116 (27.49%) Telecoms
3 41 (9.72%) Electronics
4 38 (9.00%) Manufacturing
5 17 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (4.03%) French Language
6 14 (3.32%) Avionics
7 12 (2.84%) Automotive
7 12 (2.84%) Brand Awareness
8 11 (2.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 10 (2.37%) Aerospace
10 7 (1.66%) Banking
11 6 (1.42%) Law
11 6 (1.42%) Legal
12 5 (1.18%) Influencing Skills
13 4 (0.95%) Organisational Skills
13 4 (0.95%) Publishing
13 4 (0.95%) Retail
14 3 (0.71%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (18.72%) Software Engineer
2 64 (15.17%) Network Engineer
3 61 (14.45%) Embedded Engineer
4 57 (13.51%) Systems Engineer
5 55 (13.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 46 (10.90%) Architect
7 37 (8.77%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 36 (8.53%) C++ Software Engineer
8 36 (8.53%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 35 (8.29%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 35 (8.29%) Linux Engineer
10 34 (8.06%) Automation Engineer
10 34 (8.06%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
11 33 (7.82%) C Software Engineer
11 33 (7.82%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
11 33 (7.82%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 33 (7.82%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 33 (7.82%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
11 33 (7.82%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
11 33 (7.82%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (16.82%) 802.1X
2 35 (8.29%) CSS
2 35 (8.29%) HTML
3 34 (8.06%) XMPP
4 33 (7.82%) RESTful
5 15 (3.55%) JSON
6 14 (3.32%) .NET
7 7 (1.66%) SOAP
8 6 (1.42%) Elastic Stack
8 6 (1.42%) Kafka
9 4 (0.95%) React
9 4 (0.95%) REST
10 3 (0.71%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.71%) HTML5
10 3 (0.71%) OpenGL
10 3 (0.71%) POSIX
11 2 (0.47%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.47%) CSS3
11 2 (0.47%) Node.js
11 2 (0.47%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.24%) Data Centre
2 36 (8.53%) Device Driver
2 36 (8.53%) Embedded Systems
3 26 (6.16%) VHDL
4 25 (5.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 24 (5.69%) Management Information System
6 21 (4.98%) CAN bus
7 18 (4.27%) Public Cloud
8 17 (4.03%) Fibre Optics
9 16 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.90%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.42%) Analogue Electronics
11 6 (1.42%) Analytical Mindset
11 6 (1.42%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 6 (1.42%) Life Science
11 6 (1.42%) Renewable Energy
11 6 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (1.18%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.18%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.71%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 78 (18.48%) Linux
2 38 (9.00%) Windows
3 19 (4.50%) Windows Server
4 18 (4.27%) Windows 10
5 12 (2.84%) Embedded Linux
6 10 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (2.13%) Windows Server 2019
8 7 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.95%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.95%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.71%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.71%) VxWorks
10 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.47%) Unix
12 1 (0.24%) CentOS
12 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (24.64%) Software Engineering
2 97 (22.99%) Computer Science
3 69 (16.35%) Validation
4 60 (14.22%) Software Testing
5 50 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (9.48%) Performance Measurement
6 40 (9.48%) Presales
7 38 (9.00%) Problem-Solving
8 36 (8.53%) Test Automation
9 35 (8.29%) Integration Testing
10 34 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (7.82%) Customer Requirements
12 32 (7.58%) Capacity Planning
12 32 (7.58%) Device Driver Development
12 32 (7.58%) Requirements Gathering
13 31 (7.35%) Storage Management
14 30 (7.11%) Network Design
15 28 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
16 26 (6.16%) Cybersecurity
17 25 (5.92%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 161 (38.15%) C
2 134 (31.75%) C++
3 87 (20.62%) Python
4 18 (4.27%) Embedded C
5 15 (3.55%) Perl
6 12 (2.84%) C#
7 9 (2.13%) Embedded C++
8 7 (1.66%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.42%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.42%) R
10 5 (1.18%) SQL
10 5 (1.18%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.71%) Java
11 3 (0.71%) PHP
11 3 (0.71%) Ruby
11 3 (0.71%) Tcl
12 2 (0.47%) Go
12 2 (0.47%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.24%) Ada
13 1 (0.24%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 75 (17.77%) Degree
2 47 (11.14%) Security Cleared
3 40 (9.48%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (8.77%) SC Cleared
5 26 (6.16%) CCNA
6 24 (5.69%) CCNP
7 15 (3.55%) DBS Check
8 14 (3.32%) JNCIA
9 13 (3.08%) JNCIP
10 11 (2.61%) CCIE
11 9 (2.13%) CCIE Service Provider
12 8 (1.90%) JNCIS
13 7 (1.66%) MCSE
13 7 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (1.42%) CCDP
14 6 (1.42%) CEH
14 6 (1.42%) CISSP
14 6 (1.42%) GIAC
14 6 (1.42%) Network+ Certification
14 6 (1.42%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.61%) SLA
2 9 (2.13%) QA
3 4 (0.95%) NIST
3 4 (0.95%) OASIS TOSCA
4 3 (0.71%) GRC
4 3 (0.71%) HAZOP
4 3 (0.71%) ISO 26262
5 2 (0.47%) COBIT
5 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.47%) NCSC
5 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.24%) GDPR
6 1 (0.24%) MISRA
System Software
1 44 (10.43%) Firmware
2 30 (7.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.08%) VMware NSX
4 11 (2.61%) Active Directory
5 6 (1.42%) Apache Flume
6 5 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.18%) XenApp
7 4 (0.95%) KVM
8 3 (0.71%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (9.48%) Kibana
2 34 (8.06%) Graylog
3 16 (3.79%) Ansible
3 16 (3.79%) FortiGate
4 14 (3.32%) Terraform
5 9 (2.13%) WSUS
6 6 (1.42%) Oozie
7 4 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.47%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.47%) Nmap
9 1 (0.24%) Cacti
9 1 (0.24%) Nagios
9 1 (0.24%) SCCM
9 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 83 (19.67%) Cisco
2 51 (12.09%) Juniper
3 35 (8.29%) Microsoft
4 32 (7.58%) Fortinet
4 32 (7.58%) SolarWinds
4 32 (7.58%) VMware
5 25 (5.92%) Nokia
6 24 (5.69%) Palo Alto
7 17 (4.03%) Instagram
8 14 (3.32%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 14 (3.32%) Xilinx
9 13 (3.08%) CA
10 11 (2.61%) Arista
11 9 (2.13%) Citrix
12 8 (1.90%) Aruba
12 8 (1.90%) LexisNexis
13 7 (1.66%) Dell
13 7 (1.66%) Extreme Networks
14 6 (1.42%) CheckPoint
14 6 (1.42%) EMC