Period
to 3 June 2020

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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethernet
UK
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 619 645 624
Rank change year-on-year +26 -21 -80
Permanent jobs citing Ethernet 255 501 683
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.35% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.97% 2.25% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 206 388 511
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,875 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,972 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.76% +2.16% +9.76%

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 12,977 22,243 26,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.82% 15.60% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10,145 16,832 20,729
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% +1.09% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 3 June 2020.

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 3 June 2020. 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 +44 245 £50,000 +5.26% 63
UK excluding London -2 172 £50,000 +8.76% 60
London +125 80 £60,000 +20.00% 13
South East +48 67 £57,500 +25.00% 10
North of England +78 47 £40,000 -20.00% 20
South West +54 25 £50,000 +17.65% 3
North West +57 23 £40,000 - 6
Yorkshire +100 19 £50,000 -4.76% 14
East of England +47 18 £46,500 +29.17% 10
Work from Home +58 16 £50,000 -21.57% 4
Scotland +60 8 £22,500 -52.63% 10
Midlands +50 7 £35,000 -26.32% 7
North East +15 5 £35,000 -6.67%
West Midlands +55 4 £40,000 -19.19% 3
East Midlands +40 3 £22,000 -52.14% 4

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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.

1 102 (40.00%) Cisco
2 100 (39.22%) MPLS
3 89 (34.90%) WAN
3 89 (34.90%) Firewall
4 86 (33.73%) TCP/IP
5 79 (30.98%) Cisco Certification
6 64 (25.10%) Telecoms
7 58 (22.75%) Wireless
7 58 (22.75%) LAN
8 57 (22.35%) Degree
9 55 (21.57%) BGP
10 53 (20.78%) CCNP
11 50 (19.61%) Wi-Fi
12 49 (19.22%) Juniper
13 47 (18.43%) OSPF
14 46 (18.04%) VPN
15 43 (16.86%) VoIP
16 42 (16.47%) DNS
16 42 (16.47%) C
17 41 (16.08%) CCNA
18 38 (14.90%) Internet
18 38 (14.90%) Windows
19 34 (13.33%) Linux
19 34 (13.33%) Data Centre
20 33 (12.94%) ITIL
21 32 (12.55%) DHCP
21 32 (12.55%) Microsoft
22 31 (12.16%) VLAN
23 30 (11.76%) Software Engineering
24 26 (10.20%) Network Security

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 8 (3.14%) CMS
2 2 (0.78%) Apache Spark
2 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.78%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.39%) Confluence
3 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (5.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (5.10%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.57%) EPLAN
5 2 (0.78%) Gephi
5 2 (0.78%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.39%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.39%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) assyst
1 4 (1.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.67%) Office 365
2 11 (4.31%) AWS
3 9 (3.53%) Azure
4 3 (1.18%) GCP
4 3 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.39%) Azure Functions
5 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.39%) Serverless
5 1 (0.39%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 100 (39.22%) MPLS
2 89 (34.90%) Firewall
2 89 (34.90%) WAN
3 86 (33.73%) TCP/IP
4 58 (22.75%) LAN
4 58 (22.75%) Wireless
5 55 (21.57%) BGP
6 50 (19.61%) Wi-Fi
7 47 (18.43%) OSPF
8 46 (18.04%) VPN
9 43 (16.86%) VoIP
10 42 (16.47%) DNS
11 38 (14.90%) Internet
12 32 (12.55%) DHCP
13 31 (12.16%) VLAN
14 26 (10.20%) Network Security
15 23 (9.02%) Broadband
15 23 (9.02%) Unified Communications
16 21 (8.24%) Cisco Nexus
17 20 (7.84%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.78%) Apache Hive
1 2 (0.78%) Big Data
1 2 (0.78%) Impala
1 2 (0.78%) MySQL
1 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
1 2 (0.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (3.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.57%) JIRA
3 2 (0.78%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.78%) Bitbucket Server
3 2 (0.78%) git-flow
3 2 (0.78%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.39%) Babel
4 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.39%) SCons
4 1 (0.39%) webpack
General
1 64 (25.10%) Telecoms
2 13 (5.10%) Finance
3 11 (4.31%) Electronics
4 7 (2.75%) Aerospace
5 6 (2.35%) Automotive
6 5 (1.96%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.57%) Advertising
7 4 (1.57%) Banking
7 4 (1.57%) Billing
7 4 (1.57%) Legal
7 4 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.57%) Military
8 3 (1.18%) Marketing
8 3 (1.18%) Retail
9 2 (0.78%) Local Government
10 1 (0.39%) French Language
10 1 (0.39%) Games
10 1 (0.39%) German Language
10 1 (0.39%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 88 (34.51%) Network Engineer
2 24 (9.41%) Senior Network Engineer
3 23 (9.02%) Software Engineer
4 22 (8.63%) Embedded Engineer
5 17 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 17 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 15 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 13 (5.10%) IT Support
8 12 (4.71%) Design Engineer
8 12 (4.71%) Support Engineer
8 12 (4.71%) Technical Support
9 10 (3.92%) Architect
10 9 (3.53%) Network Support
11 8 (3.14%) Collaboration Specialist
11 8 (3.14%) Core Network Engineer
11 8 (3.14%) Network Support Engineer
11 8 (3.14%) Real Time Engineer
11 8 (3.14%) Real Time Software Engineer
11 8 (3.14%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 8 (3.14%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.14%) RESTful
2 5 (1.96%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.57%) Flash
3 4 (1.57%) jQuery
4 3 (1.18%) .NET
5 2 (0.78%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.78%) HTML
5 2 (0.78%) Kafka
6 1 (0.39%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.39%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.39%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.39%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (0.39%) HATEOAS
6 1 (0.39%) OpenEmbedded
6 1 (0.39%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.39%) Redux
6 1 (0.39%) Vue.js
6 1 (0.39%) WPF
6 1 (0.39%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 14 (5.49%) PKI
4 11 (4.31%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.53%) Driving Licence
6 8 (3.14%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (3.14%) IPTV
6 8 (3.14%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (2.75%) Algorithms
7 7 (2.75%) VHDL
8 6 (2.35%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.35%) Fibre Optics
8 6 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.96%) CAN bus
9 5 (1.96%) Internet of Things
9 5 (1.96%) Verilog
10 4 (1.57%) Analogue Electronics
11 3 (1.18%) Smart Energy
11 3 (1.18%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.90%) Windows
2 34 (13.33%) Linux
3 19 (7.45%) Windows Server
4 15 (5.88%) Unix
5 9 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (3.53%) Windows Server 2016
6 8 (3.14%) Windows 10
6 8 (3.14%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.75%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.57%) CentOS
8 4 (1.57%) Debian
8 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (1.18%) CatOS
9 3 (1.18%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.78%) FreeRTOS
10 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.78%) ThreadX
11 1 (0.39%) Check Point GAiA
11 1 (0.39%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (12.94%) ITIL
2 30 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 26 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (7.45%) Network Design
4 19 (7.45%) Project Delivery
5 18 (7.06%) Computer Science
5 18 (7.06%) Service Delivery
6 16 (6.27%) Mathematics
6 16 (6.27%) Mentoring
6 16 (6.27%) Network Management
6 16 (6.27%) Validation
7 15 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
7 15 (5.88%) Project Management
8 13 (5.10%) Kalman Filter
8 13 (5.10%) Load Balancing
9 12 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (4.31%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (4.31%) Presales
11 10 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (3.92%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 42 (16.47%) C
2 26 (10.20%) Python
3 24 (9.41%) C++
4 16 (6.27%) Embedded C
5 10 (3.92%) Perl
6 9 (3.53%) MATLAB
6 9 (3.53%) Shell Script
7 8 (3.14%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.35%) PHP
9 5 (1.96%) C#
9 5 (1.96%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.18%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.18%) Embedded C++
10 3 (1.18%) SQL
11 2 (0.78%) Java
11 2 (0.78%) R
12 1 (0.39%) Ada
12 1 (0.39%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 79 (30.98%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (22.35%) Degree
3 53 (20.78%) CCNP
4 41 (16.08%) CCNA
5 17 (6.67%) CCIE
6 15 (5.88%) CCDP
6 15 (5.88%) JNCIA
7 14 (5.49%) Security Cleared
8 12 (4.71%) HNC
9 11 (4.31%) DBS Check
10 10 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (3.92%) SC Cleared
11 9 (3.53%) CCDA
12 8 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (2.75%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 6 (2.35%) JNCIP
14 6 (2.35%) JNCIS
15 4 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 3 (1.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.84%) SLA
2 9 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.57%) MISRA
4 3 (1.18%) QA
5 1 (0.39%) GDPR
5 1 (0.39%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.39%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (7.06%) VMware ESXi
2 17 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.49%) Firmware
4 10 (3.92%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.18%) XenApp
7 2 (0.78%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.78%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.39%) Docker
8 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (5.10%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (3.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (3.53%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (1.96%) Amdocs OSS
3 5 (1.96%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.57%) Ansible
4 4 (1.57%) Icinga
4 4 (1.57%) Observium
5 3 (1.18%) SCSM
6 2 (0.78%) Kibana
6 2 (0.78%) Oozie
7 1 (0.39%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.39%) OpenView
7 1 (0.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 102 (40.00%) Cisco
2 49 (19.22%) Juniper
3 32 (12.55%) Microsoft
4 23 (9.02%) Palo Alto
5 20 (7.84%) CheckPoint
6 19 (7.45%) VMware
7 18 (7.06%) Meraki
8 16 (6.27%) SolarWinds
9 15 (5.88%) Riverbed
10 14 (5.49%) Huawei
11 13 (5.10%) Citrix
12 11 (4.31%) HP
13 9 (3.53%) Barracuda Networks
13 9 (3.53%) F5
13 9 (3.53%) Forcepoint
14 8 (3.14%) McAfee
14 8 (3.14%) Polycom
15 6 (2.35%) BT
15 6 (2.35%) Remedy
16 5 (1.96%) Alcatel-Lucent