Period
to 19 October 2017

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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethernet
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 577 607 618
Rank change year-on-year +30 +11 -15
Permanent jobs citing Ethernet 786 788 900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.41% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.82% 2.44% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 655 671 765
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £29,850 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £78,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +10.00%

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 27906 32322 36734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.98% 16.89% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 22638 26537 30275
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Ethernet in the UK

Ethernet
Top 15 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 19 October 2017. 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 +21 743 £47,000 +4.44% 58
UK excluding London +47 567 £45,000 +5.88% 33
North of England +107 217 £42,500 +14.86% 12
London -1 212 £52,500 -3.23% 28
South East +13 183 £52,500 +16.67% 4
North West +76 144 £40,000 +3.90% 8
Yorkshire +79 72 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Midlands +72 72 £47,500 +35.71% 7
West Midlands +42 51 £48,750 +25.81% 1
South West -21 40 £40,000 -11.11%
East of England -25 35 £51,250 +7.89% 7
Scotland -10 24 £35,530 -11.18% 2
East Midlands +39 21 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Wales +18 13 £42,500 +13.33% 1
North East -7 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, IT jobs citing Ethernet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 328 (41.73%) Cisco
2 292 (37.15%) Linux
3 262 (33.33%) Firewall
4 242 (30.79%) Cisco Certification
5 222 (28.24%) C
6 221 (28.12%) MPLS
7 215 (27.35%) TCP/IP
8 214 (27.23%) Degree
9 199 (25.32%) BGP
10 198 (25.19%) VPN
11 192 (24.43%) OSPF
12 188 (23.92%) Telecoms
13 186 (23.66%) WAN
14 168 (21.37%) CCNP
15 163 (20.74%) Windows
15 163 (20.74%) Wireless
16 158 (20.10%) LAN
17 151 (19.21%) C++
18 144 (18.32%) Juniper
19 143 (18.19%) Data Centre
20 139 (17.68%) Microsoft
21 132 (16.79%) Finance
22 130 (16.54%) Cisco ASA
23 128 (16.28%) ITIL
24 123 (15.65%) Load Balancing
25 118 (15.01%) Unix
26 117 (14.89%) CCNA
27 115 (14.63%) VMware
28 114 (14.50%) Cisco Nexus
29 112 (14.25%) IPsec

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 39 (4.96%) MS Exchange
2 25 (3.18%) IIS
3 23 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (1.65%) SharePoint
7 11 (1.40%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.02%) OpenStack
8 8 (1.02%) WinCC
9 6 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.64%) Apache
10 5 (0.64%) JBoss
10 5 (0.64%) Skype for Business
10 5 (0.64%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.51%) ArchestrA
12 3 (0.38%) SAS
13 2 (0.25%) Confluence
14 1 (0.13%) CloudStack
14 1 (0.13%) nginx
14 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.27%) Simulink
3 7 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) HipChat
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.13%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.25%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.13%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 47 (5.98%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (1.91%) SaaS
4 8 (1.02%) IaaS
4 8 (1.02%) Office 365
5 7 (0.89%) PaaS
6 6 (0.76%) GitHub
6 6 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.76%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.13%) G Suite
7 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 262 (33.33%) Firewall
2 221 (28.12%) MPLS
3 215 (27.35%) TCP/IP
4 199 (25.32%) BGP
5 198 (25.19%) VPN
6 192 (24.43%) OSPF
7 186 (23.66%) WAN
8 163 (20.74%) Wireless
9 158 (20.10%) LAN
10 130 (16.54%) Cisco ASA
11 114 (14.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 112 (14.25%) IPsec
13 110 (13.99%) VoIP
14 97 (12.34%) DNS
15 93 (11.83%) EIGRP
16 84 (10.69%) Broadband
17 80 (10.18%) SSL
18 77 (9.80%) VLAN
19 76 (9.67%) SNMP
20 70 (8.91%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (5.09%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.16%) NoSQL
3 13 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (1.53%) MySQL
5 11 (1.40%) Big Data
5 11 (1.40%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (1.02%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.89%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.76%) Hadoop
9 6 (0.76%) InfluxDB
9 6 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.64%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (0.64%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (0.51%) Looker
12 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.25%) DB2
14 1 (0.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 36 (4.58%) Git (software)
2 28 (3.56%) Subversion
3 23 (2.93%) JIRA
3 23 (2.93%) Visual Studio
4 15 (1.91%) Eclipse
5 13 (1.65%) Android Studio
6 8 (1.02%) ClearCase
7 7 (0.89%) Jenkins
7 7 (0.89%) Microsoft Blend
7 7 (0.89%) MSI
7 7 (0.89%) MSTest
7 7 (0.89%) NuGet
7 7 (0.89%) NUnit
7 7 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.89%) WiX
8 6 (0.76%) Mercurial
9 5 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (0.51%) Fiddler
10 4 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (0.38%) Inno Setup
General
1 188 (23.92%) Telecoms
2 132 (16.79%) Finance
3 61 (7.76%) Electronics
4 45 (5.73%) Manufacturing
5 38 (4.83%) Marketing
6 18 (2.29%) Automotive
7 17 (2.16%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.91%) Banking
8 15 (1.91%) Retail
9 14 (1.78%) Aerospace
10 13 (1.65%) Military
11 12 (1.53%) Games
12 9 (1.15%) Billing
13 8 (1.02%) Back Office
14 5 (0.64%) French Language
14 5 (0.64%) Legal
15 4 (0.51%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.38%) Law
16 3 (0.38%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 205 (26.08%) Network Engineer
2 91 (11.58%) Software Engineer
3 71 (9.03%) Embedded Engineer
4 65 (8.27%) Senior Network Engineer
5 61 (7.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 56 (7.12%) Developer
7 36 (4.58%) Architect
8 30 (3.82%) C++ Software Engineer
8 30 (3.82%) Cisco Engineer
8 30 (3.82%) IP Engineer
9 29 (3.69%) Operations Engineer
10 28 (3.56%) Firmware Engineer
11 25 (3.18%) Consultant
12 23 (2.93%) Analyst
12 23 (2.93%) FPGA Developer
12 23 (2.93%) Hardware Engineer
12 23 (2.93%) IP Network Engineer
12 23 (2.93%) Juniper Engineer
12 23 (2.93%) Support Engineer
13 22 (2.80%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.45%) 802.1X
2 33 (4.20%) Web Services
3 24 (3.05%) .NET
4 21 (2.67%) XMPP
5 19 (2.42%) HTML
6 16 (2.04%) Middleware
7 15 (1.91%) JSON
8 13 (1.65%) CSS
8 13 (1.65%) XSD
9 12 (1.53%) .NET Framework
9 12 (1.53%) RFC 2547
10 10 (1.27%) XML
11 8 (1.02%) COM
11 8 (1.02%) WCF
11 8 (1.02%) WPF
12 7 (0.89%) Entity Framework
12 7 (0.89%) LINQ
12 7 (0.89%) LINQ to SQL
12 7 (0.89%) NHibernate
12 7 (0.89%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 143 (18.19%) Data Centre
2 100 (12.72%) Computer Science
3 53 (6.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 46 (5.85%) VHDL
5 42 (5.34%) Clustering
6 37 (4.71%) Management Information System
7 34 (4.33%) Device Driver
8 28 (3.56%) Embedded Systems
9 23 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (2.54%) Internet of Things
11 19 (2.42%) Smartphone
12 18 (2.29%) SCADA
13 16 (2.04%) Driving Licence
14 15 (1.91%) Enterprise Storage
14 15 (1.91%) Replication
15 14 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
16 13 (1.65%) PKI
17 12 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 11 (1.40%) CPLD
19 10 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 292 (37.15%) Linux
2 163 (20.74%) Windows
3 118 (15.01%) Unix
4 53 (6.74%) Windows Server
5 50 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (5.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (4.20%) Android
9 29 (3.69%) Solaris
10 26 (3.31%) AIX
11 24 (3.05%) Embedded Linux
12 21 (2.67%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 12 (1.53%) CentOS
13 12 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (1.27%) Windows 7
15 9 (1.15%) Mac OS
16 8 (1.02%) Windows 10
16 8 (1.02%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
18 5 (0.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (16.28%) ITIL
2 123 (15.65%) Load Balancing
3 110 (13.99%) Software Engineering
4 70 (8.91%) Kalman Filter
5 64 (8.14%) Network Design
6 60 (7.63%) Service Delivery
7 56 (7.12%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (7.12%) Configuration Management
8 54 (6.87%) OO
9 53 (6.74%) Network Management
10 51 (6.49%) Mentoring
11 48 (6.11%) Migration
12 46 (5.85%) Problem Management
13 45 (5.73%) Cybersecurity
14 44 (5.60%) Change Management
15 42 (5.34%) Presales
16 40 (5.09%) Low Latency
17 38 (4.83%) B2B
17 38 (4.83%) Network Monitoring
18 37 (4.71%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 222 (28.24%) C
2 151 (19.21%) C++
3 111 (14.12%) Python
4 73 (9.29%) Java
5 68 (8.65%) SQL
6 61 (7.76%) Perl
7 57 (7.25%) Embedded C
8 39 (4.96%) C#
9 35 (4.45%) Ruby
10 32 (4.07%) JavaScript
11 31 (3.94%) Embedded C++
12 20 (2.54%) PowerShell
13 18 (2.29%) Shell Script
14 17 (2.16%) MATLAB
15 14 (1.78%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.53%) PHP
17 8 (1.02%) Assembly Language
18 7 (0.89%) XAML
19 5 (0.64%) ANSI C
20 4 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 242 (30.79%) Cisco Certification
2 214 (27.23%) Degree
3 168 (21.37%) CCNP
4 117 (14.89%) CCNA
5 79 (10.05%) CCIE
6 57 (7.25%) Security Cleared
7 31 (3.94%) SC Cleared
8 30 (3.82%) JNCIP
9 24 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 23 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (2.80%) DV Cleared
12 20 (2.54%) JNCIA
13 19 (2.42%) MCITP
13 19 (2.42%) MCSE
14 18 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
15 17 (2.16%) MCP
16 16 (2.04%) CCIP
16 16 (2.04%) PhD
17 14 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
17 14 (1.78%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.73%) SLA
2 24 (3.05%) QA
3 16 (2.04%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.78%) PMO
5 9 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.89%) MISRA
7 4 (0.51%) ISO 26262
7 4 (0.51%) JTAG
8 3 (0.38%) MiFID
8 3 (0.38%) MISRA C
8 3 (0.38%) NIST 800
9 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.13%) DO-254
10 1 (0.13%) IEC 61131
System Software
1 73 (9.29%) Active Directory
2 71 (9.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (6.74%) Firmware
4 27 (3.44%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (1.91%) Terminal Services
6 14 (1.78%) Hyper-V
6 14 (1.78%) vSphere
7 10 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (1.27%) XenApp
8 9 (1.15%) GPFS
8 9 (1.15%) VMware NSX
9 7 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.76%) Ceph
10 6 (0.76%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 5 (0.64%) iptables
11 5 (0.64%) ISA Server
11 5 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.64%) Terminal Server
11 5 (0.64%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.38%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 41 (5.22%) Cacti
2 32 (4.07%) Nagios
3 29 (3.69%) Puppet
4 26 (3.31%) SolarWinds Orion
5 25 (3.18%) Cisco Prime
6 23 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (2.54%) SCCM
8 18 (2.29%) Backup Exec
9 16 (2.04%) vCenter Server
10 15 (1.91%) FortiGate
11 14 (1.78%) OpenNMS
12 13 (1.65%) Ansible
12 13 (1.65%) RANCID
13 12 (1.53%) Cisco CUCM
13 12 (1.53%) Grafana
13 12 (1.53%) Icinga
13 12 (1.53%) SCOM
14 6 (0.76%) OpenView
14 6 (0.76%) Salt
15 5 (0.64%) SELinux
Vendors
1 328 (41.73%) Cisco
2 144 (18.32%) Juniper
3 139 (17.68%) Microsoft
4 115 (14.63%) VMware
5 93 (11.83%) F5
6 60 (7.63%) SolarWinds
7 59 (7.51%) Palo Alto
8 58 (7.38%) HP
9 56 (7.12%) Dell
10 47 (5.98%) Brocade
11 46 (5.85%) CheckPoint
12 34 (4.33%) IBM
13 32 (4.07%) Citrix
14 30 (3.82%) Riverbed
15 27 (3.44%) Avaya
15 27 (3.44%) EMC
16 25 (3.18%) SonicWALL
17 23 (2.93%) Veritas
18 21 (2.67%) Ericsson
18 21 (2.67%) Red Hat