Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethernet
UK
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 663 634 534
Rank change year-on-year -29 -100 +91
Permanent jobs citing Ethernet 501 670 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.38% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.19% 2.53% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 395 488 756
UK median annual salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22% -3.23%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%

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 22,864 26,492 27,731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.38% 14.92% 16.19%
Number of salaries quoted 17,498 21,085 22,592
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 21 April 2019.

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 21 April 2019. 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 -15 467 £45,972 -2.19% 55
UK excluding London +11 382 £45,000 - 46
South East +28 144 £45,000 -18.18% 7
London -17 112 £50,000 - 11
East of England +108 69 £30,000 -37.82% 16
North of England -6 61 £50,000 +17.65% 13
Midlands +11 46 £47,500 +14.46% 1
South West -10 35 £45,000 - 8
North West -19 31 £40,000 -1.23% 6
Yorkshire +32 29 £50,000 +17.65% 7
East Midlands +41 23 £45,972 +10.78% 1
West Midlands -7 23 £49,500 +52.31%
Scotland +7 19 £43,750 +9.38% 1
Wales +29 8 £47,500 -14.80% 1
North East +27 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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.

1 235 (46.91%) Cisco
2 187 (37.33%) MPLS
3 163 (32.53%) Firewall
4 148 (29.54%) Cisco Certification
5 145 (28.94%) WAN
6 141 (28.14%) OSPF
7 130 (25.95%) BGP
7 130 (25.95%) Telecoms
8 127 (25.35%) LAN
9 118 (23.55%) TCP/IP
10 98 (19.56%) CCNP
11 93 (18.56%) Juniper
12 91 (18.16%) Wi-Fi
13 90 (17.96%) CCNA
14 83 (16.57%) Linux
14 83 (16.57%) Data Centre
15 78 (15.57%) VPN
16 77 (15.37%) Wireless
16 77 (15.37%) Problem-Solving
17 76 (15.17%) CheckPoint
18 75 (14.97%) Network Management
19 72 (14.37%) Degree
20 71 (14.17%) VoIP
21 68 (13.57%) C
22 67 (13.37%) Network Security
23 66 (13.17%) Microsoft
24 64 (12.77%) Windows
25 58 (11.58%) Self-Motivation
26 55 (10.98%) ITIL
26 55 (10.98%) Cisco ASA

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 10 (2.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.60%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (1.20%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.00%) IIS
5 4 (0.80%) IBM Notes
5 4 (0.80%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.60%) Apache
6 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (0.40%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.40%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.20%) Smallworld
Applications
1 33 (6.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (5.59%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (4.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (3.39%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.20%) Simulink
6 2 (0.40%) Gephi
6 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.20%) Revit
7 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) LabWindows
1 1 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 42 (8.38%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 9 (1.80%) SaaS
5 7 (1.40%) Office 365
6 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.40%) G Suite
8 1 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.20%) GitHub
8 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.20%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 187 (37.33%) MPLS
2 163 (32.53%) Firewall
3 145 (28.94%) WAN
4 141 (28.14%) OSPF
5 130 (25.95%) BGP
6 127 (25.35%) LAN
7 118 (23.55%) TCP/IP
8 91 (18.16%) Wi-Fi
9 78 (15.57%) VPN
10 77 (15.37%) Wireless
11 71 (14.17%) VoIP
12 67 (13.37%) Network Security
13 55 (10.98%) Cisco ASA
14 48 (9.58%) Internet
14 48 (9.58%) IPsec
15 45 (8.98%) Broadband
15 45 (8.98%) HSRP
16 44 (8.78%) DNS
16 44 (8.78%) DSL
17 43 (8.58%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.59%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.59%) NoSQL
3 6 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (1.20%) HBase
3 6 (1.20%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.60%) Big Data
5 3 (0.60%) GIS
5 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.40%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.40%) Impala
6 2 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.20%) QGIS
7 1 (0.20%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (2.59%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.20%) JIRA
3 8 (1.60%) Subversion
3 8 (1.60%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.40%) Cucumber
4 7 (1.40%) Selenium
5 6 (1.20%) Ant
5 6 (1.20%) Maven
5 6 (1.20%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.60%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.40%) CANoe
7 2 (0.40%) Hudson
7 2 (0.40%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.20%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 130 (25.95%) Telecoms
2 52 (10.38%) Electronics
3 49 (9.78%) Retail
4 30 (5.99%) Finance
5 23 (4.59%) Marketing
6 18 (3.59%) Manufacturing
7 17 (3.39%) Banking
8 15 (2.99%) Automotive
9 9 (1.80%) French Language
10 8 (1.60%) Billing
11 7 (1.40%) Advertising
12 5 (1.00%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.80%) German Language
13 4 (0.80%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.80%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.60%) Back Office
15 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 136 (27.15%) Network Engineer
2 62 (12.38%) Analyst
3 44 (8.78%) Network Analyst
4 41 (8.18%) Software Engineer
5 38 (7.58%) Senior Network Engineer
6 27 (5.39%) Embedded Engineer
7 23 (4.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 23 (4.59%) Network Security Analyst
7 23 (4.59%) Security Analyst
8 22 (4.39%) NOC Engineer
9 19 (3.79%) Architect
9 19 (3.79%) Design Engineer
9 19 (3.79%) Developer
9 19 (3.79%) Electronics Engineer
10 18 (3.59%) Cisco Engineer
10 18 (3.59%) Support Engineer
11 17 (3.39%) Sales Engineer
11 17 (3.39%) Technical Engineer
12 16 (3.19%) Test Engineer
13 15 (2.99%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.79%) 802.1X
2 15 (2.99%) Node.js
3 14 (2.79%) .NET
4 13 (2.59%) J2EE
4 13 (2.59%) REST
5 10 (2.00%) Elastic Stack
5 10 (2.00%) HTML
5 10 (2.00%) Web Services
6 9 (1.80%) Flash
6 9 (1.80%) WebSockets
7 8 (1.60%) jQuery
7 8 (1.60%) Yocto
8 6 (1.20%) .NET Core
8 6 (1.20%) Hibernate
8 6 (1.20%) JDBC
8 6 (1.20%) OpenEmbedded
8 6 (1.20%) SOAP
8 6 (1.20%) Spring
9 5 (1.00%) Middleware
10 3 (0.60%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 83 (16.57%) Data Centre
2 58 (11.58%) Self-Motivation
3 38 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (4.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 22 (4.39%) Public Cloud
6 20 (3.99%) Embedded Systems
7 18 (3.59%) Fibre Optics
8 14 (2.79%) Driving Licence
8 14 (2.79%) VHDL
9 13 (2.59%) Management Information System
10 10 (2.00%) PKI
10 10 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (1.80%) CPLD
11 9 (1.80%) Fintech
11 9 (1.80%) IVR
12 8 (1.60%) Device Driver
12 8 (1.60%) Fixed Income
13 7 (1.40%) Derivative
13 7 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
14 6 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 83 (16.57%) Linux
2 64 (12.77%) Windows
3 27 (5.39%) Windows Server
4 19 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (2.79%) Unix
5 14 (2.79%) Windows 7
6 11 (2.20%) CentOS
6 11 (2.20%) Embedded Linux
6 11 (2.20%) FreeRTOS
7 9 (1.80%) Android
7 9 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.60%) Debian
9 7 (1.40%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.00%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.80%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.80%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.60%) FreeBSD
12 3 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.40%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (15.37%) Problem-Solving
2 75 (14.97%) Network Management
3 55 (10.98%) ITIL
4 52 (10.38%) Software Engineering
5 44 (8.78%) Change Management
6 37 (7.39%) Project Management
7 35 (6.99%) Kalman Filter
7 35 (6.99%) Network Design
8 34 (6.79%) Change Control
8 34 (6.79%) Performance Monitoring
9 33 (6.59%) Web Filtering
10 30 (5.99%) Time Management
11 29 (5.79%) DevOps
12 28 (5.59%) Load Balancing
13 24 (4.79%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (4.59%) Information Security
14 23 (4.59%) Schematic Capture
15 21 (4.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 21 (4.19%) Network Monitoring
15 21 (4.19%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (13.57%) C
2 43 (8.58%) C++
3 33 (6.59%) Python
3 33 (6.59%) SQL
4 24 (4.79%) Java
5 22 (4.39%) Embedded C
6 21 (4.19%) Perl
7 16 (3.19%) C#
8 9 (1.80%) JavaScript
9 8 (1.60%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.40%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.20%) PHP
12 5 (1.00%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.80%) Embedded C++
13 4 (0.80%) Ruby
14 3 (0.60%) VB
15 2 (0.40%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.40%) R
16 1 (0.20%) Magik
16 1 (0.20%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 148 (29.54%) Cisco Certification
2 98 (19.56%) CCNP
3 90 (17.96%) CCNA
4 72 (14.37%) Degree
5 41 (8.18%) CCIE
6 40 (7.98%) Security Cleared
7 27 (5.39%) SC Cleared
8 25 (4.99%) CCSA
9 22 (4.39%) CCIP
10 17 (3.39%) JNCIS
11 15 (2.99%) CCSP
12 13 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
12 13 (2.59%) JNCIA
13 12 (2.40%) JNCIP
14 10 (2.00%) JNCIE
15 9 (1.80%) CCDP
15 9 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 5 (1.00%) Network+ Certification
18 4 (0.80%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.99%) SLA
2 11 (2.20%) MISRA
3 10 (2.00%) QA
4 4 (0.80%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.80%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.40%) ISO 26262
5 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.40%) PMO
6 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.20%) GDPR
6 1 (0.20%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 39 (7.78%) Active Directory
2 30 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.39%) Firmware
4 12 (2.40%) vSphere
5 8 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (1.60%) XenApp
6 7 (1.40%) Docker
7 6 (1.20%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.80%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.40%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.20%) UAG
10 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (4.79%) Stealthwatch
2 20 (3.99%) Ansible
3 17 (3.39%) Cisco CUCM
4 14 (2.79%) Observium
5 12 (2.40%) Cacti
5 12 (2.40%) Nagios
6 11 (2.20%) Cisco Prime
7 9 (1.80%) SCCM
8 8 (1.60%) FortiGate
8 8 (1.60%) Nessus
8 8 (1.60%) Puppet
9 7 (1.40%) Kubernetes
10 5 (1.00%) XenMobile
11 4 (0.80%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.60%) MaaS360
12 3 (0.60%) Rundeck
12 3 (0.60%) SCOM
12 3 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
13 2 (0.40%) Jamf Pro
13 2 (0.40%) Kibana
Vendors
1 235 (46.91%) Cisco
2 93 (18.56%) Juniper
3 76 (15.17%) CheckPoint
4 66 (13.17%) Microsoft
5 47 (9.38%) SolarWinds
6 41 (8.18%) VMware
7 39 (7.78%) Nokia
7 39 (7.78%) Palo Alto
8 35 (6.99%) Riverbed
9 31 (6.19%) Avaya
10 23 (4.59%) Symantec
11 22 (4.39%) EMC
11 22 (4.39%) F5
12 17 (3.39%) Meraki
13 15 (2.99%) Nortel
14 14 (2.79%) Ciena
14 14 (2.79%) Extreme Networks
14 14 (2.79%) Fortinet
15 13 (2.59%) BT
15 13 (2.59%) Citrix