Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethernet
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 543 601 610
Rank change year-on-year +58 +9 -25
Permanent jobs citing Ethernet 860 818 904
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.41% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.06% 2.45% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 758 711 700
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,125 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +6.67%

Ethernet is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28119 33450 37806
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.91% 16.89% 17.40%
Number of salaries quoted 22783 27721 30720
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £70,000
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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +58 811 £45,000 -5.26% 63
UK excluding London +43 598 £42,500 -5.56% 47
London +55 252 £55,000 - 19
North of England +146 249 £40,000 - 16
South East -12 172 £47,500 - 12
North West +55 137 £39,000 +2.63% 9
Yorkshire +102 111 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Midlands +42 65 £45,000 +12.50% 7
South West -40 49 £40,000 -15.79% 5
West Midlands +28 46 £47,500 -5.00% 3
East of England -22 34 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Scotland +6 22 £35,530 -11.18% 3
East Midlands +19 19 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Wales +3 15 £42,500 +6.25%
North East +18 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 343 (39.88%) Cisco
2 309 (35.93%) Linux
3 276 (32.09%) C
4 266 (30.93%) Cisco Certification
5 257 (29.88%) Firewall
6 248 (28.84%) MPLS
7 243 (28.26%) TCP/IP
8 239 (27.79%) WAN
9 216 (25.12%) VPN
9 216 (25.12%) Telecoms
10 214 (24.88%) Windows
11 210 (24.42%) C++
12 204 (23.72%) BGP
13 196 (22.79%) LAN
14 189 (21.98%) Degree
15 186 (21.63%) CCNP
15 186 (21.63%) OSPF
16 175 (20.35%) Wireless
17 173 (20.12%) Software Engineering
18 159 (18.49%) Data Centre
19 146 (16.98%) Juniper
20 136 (15.81%) CCNA
20 136 (15.81%) VoIP
21 125 (14.53%) Python
22 118 (13.72%) Finance
23 117 (13.60%) Unix
23 117 (13.60%) Microsoft
24 112 (13.02%) ITIL
25 111 (12.91%) IPsec
26 107 (12.44%) VMware

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 43 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 18 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 18 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (1.86%) IIS
3 16 (1.86%) WebLogic
4 14 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (1.51%) JBoss
5 13 (1.51%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.40%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.05%) WinCC
8 5 (0.58%) Apache
8 5 (0.58%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.58%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.47%) ArchestrA
10 3 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.23%) SAS
12 1 (0.12%) Confluence
12 1 (0.12%) nginx
Applications
1 32 (3.72%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (1.86%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.81%) Simulink
5 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.12%) HipChat
6 1 (0.12%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (0.93%) Infor M3
2 6 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.44%) IaaS
4 20 (2.33%) SaaS
5 17 (1.98%) PaaS
6 13 (1.51%) Office 365
7 10 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 257 (29.88%) Firewall
2 248 (28.84%) MPLS
3 243 (28.26%) TCP/IP
4 239 (27.79%) WAN
5 216 (25.12%) VPN
6 204 (23.72%) BGP
7 196 (22.79%) LAN
8 186 (21.63%) OSPF
9 175 (20.35%) Wireless
10 136 (15.81%) VoIP
11 111 (12.91%) IPsec
12 102 (11.86%) DNS
13 94 (10.93%) EIGRP
14 90 (10.47%) Cisco ASA
15 88 (10.23%) Cisco Nexus
16 83 (9.65%) Broadband
16 83 (9.65%) Network Security
17 80 (9.30%) SNMP
18 78 (9.07%) DHCP
19 75 (8.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (5.35%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.21%) Relational Database
3 18 (2.09%) RDBMS
4 17 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (1.86%) Oracle Database
5 16 (1.86%) SQL Server 2014
6 13 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (1.51%) Oracle Exadata
6 13 (1.51%) Oracle ODI
7 9 (1.05%) MySQL
8 7 (0.81%) NoSQL
8 7 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.58%) Big Data
9 5 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.47%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.47%) Looker
11 2 (0.23%) DB2
11 2 (0.23%) InfluxDB
11 2 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.12%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 66 (7.67%) Visual Studio
2 60 (6.98%) Git (software)
3 58 (6.74%) Subversion
4 52 (6.05%) JIRA
5 44 (5.12%) Eclipse
6 41 (4.77%) Android Studio
7 16 (1.86%) Microsoft Blend
7 16 (1.86%) MSI
7 16 (1.86%) MSTest
7 16 (1.86%) NuGet
7 16 (1.86%) NUnit
7 16 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (1.86%) WiX
8 5 (0.58%) Rational Rhapsody
9 4 (0.47%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.47%) Fiddler
9 4 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.35%) LabVIEW
10 3 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.12%) Hudson
General
1 216 (25.12%) Telecoms
2 118 (13.72%) Finance
3 76 (8.84%) Electronics
4 54 (6.28%) Manufacturing
5 42 (4.88%) Marketing
6 22 (2.56%) Automotive
7 21 (2.44%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.63%) Aerospace
8 14 (1.63%) Banking
9 13 (1.51%) Games
9 13 (1.51%) Retail
10 7 (0.81%) Billing
10 7 (0.81%) Military
11 6 (0.70%) Legal
12 4 (0.47%) French Language
13 3 (0.35%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.35%) Law
13 3 (0.35%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.12%) Back Office
14 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 219 (25.47%) Network Engineer
2 147 (17.09%) Software Engineer
3 111 (12.91%) Embedded Engineer
4 102 (11.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 65 (7.56%) Senior Network Engineer
6 56 (6.51%) Developer
7 51 (5.93%) Firmware Engineer
8 49 (5.70%) Consultant
9 42 (4.88%) C++ Software Engineer
10 41 (4.77%) Architect
11 35 (4.07%) Cisco Engineer
12 32 (3.72%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
13 30 (3.49%) Analyst
13 30 (3.49%) Support Engineer
14 29 (3.37%) Operations Engineer
15 28 (3.26%) IP Engineer
16 27 (3.14%) Network Support
17 24 (2.79%) C Software Engineer
17 24 (2.79%) C/C++ Software Engineer
17 24 (2.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (6.16%) HTML
2 42 (4.88%) 802.1X
3 39 (4.53%) .NET
4 33 (3.84%) Web Services
5 23 (2.67%) .NET Framework
5 23 (2.67%) Middleware
6 19 (2.21%) CSS
6 19 (2.21%) XML
6 19 (2.21%) XSD
7 17 (1.98%) COM
7 17 (1.98%) WCF
7 17 (1.98%) WPF
8 16 (1.86%) .NET Compact Framework
8 16 (1.86%) Entity Framework
8 16 (1.86%) LINQ
8 16 (1.86%) LINQ to SQL
8 16 (1.86%) NHibernate
8 16 (1.86%) Silverlight
8 16 (1.86%) Unity DI Container
8 16 (1.86%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 159 (18.49%) Data Centre
2 80 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 47 (5.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 42 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (4.88%) VHDL
5 37 (4.30%) Embedded Systems
6 36 (4.19%) Device Driver
6 36 (4.19%) Management Information System
7 29 (3.37%) Internet of Things
8 23 (2.67%) Clustering
9 22 (2.56%) Smartphone
10 20 (2.33%) Driving Licence
10 20 (2.33%) Home Automation
11 17 (1.98%) SCADA
12 16 (1.86%) Data Structures
12 16 (1.86%) Enterprise Storage
12 16 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
12 16 (1.86%) Industrial Internet of Things
13 14 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 14 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 309 (35.93%) Linux
2 214 (24.88%) Windows
3 117 (13.60%) Unix
4 66 (7.67%) Android
5 59 (6.86%) Windows Server
6 58 (6.74%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 51 (5.93%) Embedded Linux
8 41 (4.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 38 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 37 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (2.67%) Solaris
12 18 (2.09%) Mac OS
13 15 (1.74%) Oracle Linux
14 9 (1.05%) AIX
14 9 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.93%) CentOS
16 7 (0.81%) Windows 7
17 6 (0.70%) Windows 10
17 6 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
17 6 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (20.12%) Software Engineering
2 112 (13.02%) ITIL
3 106 (12.33%) Load Balancing
4 93 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (10.58%) OO
6 73 (8.49%) Presales
7 68 (7.91%) Network Design
8 59 (6.86%) Service Delivery
9 56 (6.51%) SDLC
10 53 (6.16%) Network Management
11 52 (6.05%) Kalman Filter
12 49 (5.70%) Migration
12 49 (5.70%) Waterfall
13 47 (5.47%) Configuration Management
14 42 (4.88%) Cybersecurity
15 41 (4.77%) Product Management
16 40 (4.65%) B2B
17 39 (4.53%) Change Management
17 39 (4.53%) PRINCE2
18 38 (4.42%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 276 (32.09%) C
2 210 (24.42%) C++
3 125 (14.53%) Python
4 105 (12.21%) SQL
5 102 (11.86%) Java
6 81 (9.42%) Embedded C
7 58 (6.74%) C#
8 57 (6.63%) JavaScript
8 57 (6.63%) Perl
9 51 (5.93%) Embedded C++
10 24 (2.79%) Shell Script
11 21 (2.44%) PowerShell
12 19 (2.21%) Ruby
13 16 (1.86%) XAML
14 14 (1.63%) ANSI C
14 14 (1.63%) Bash Shell
15 13 (1.51%) PHP
16 9 (1.05%) Assembly Language
16 9 (1.05%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 266 (30.93%) Cisco Certification
2 189 (21.98%) Degree
3 186 (21.63%) CCNP
4 136 (15.81%) CCNA
5 72 (8.37%) CCIE
6 63 (7.33%) Security Cleared
7 35 (4.07%) JNCIP
7 35 (4.07%) SC Cleared
8 30 (3.49%) JNCIA
9 21 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (2.21%) DV Cleared
10 19 (2.21%) MCITP
10 19 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 17 (1.98%) MCSE
12 16 (1.86%) MCP
13 15 (1.74%) CCDP
13 15 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
14 14 (1.63%) CCIP
15 13 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (1.51%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.42%) SLA
2 20 (2.33%) QA
3 17 (1.98%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.40%) PMO
5 7 (0.81%) JTAG
6 6 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.70%) MISRA
7 3 (0.35%) MiFID
7 3 (0.35%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.23%) ISO 26262
8 2 (0.23%) MISRA C
9 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.12%) DO-254
9 1 (0.12%) IEC 61131
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 85 (9.88%) Active Directory
2 73 (8.49%) Firmware
3 69 (8.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (3.60%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (1.63%) Terminal Services
6 11 (1.28%) vSphere
7 8 (0.93%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.58%) XenApp
10 4 (0.47%) GPFS
10 4 (0.47%) LXC
10 4 (0.47%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.35%) NFS
12 2 (0.23%) FreeRADIUS
12 2 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.12%) GFS2
13 1 (0.12%) iptables
13 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (3.26%) Cacti
2 24 (2.79%) Nagios
3 21 (2.44%) SCCM
4 19 (2.21%) Backup Exec
4 19 (2.21%) Cisco Prime
4 19 (2.21%) Puppet
5 17 (1.98%) FortiGate
5 17 (1.98%) SolarWinds Orion
6 16 (1.86%) OpenNMS
7 15 (1.74%) vCenter Server
8 13 (1.51%) Control-M
8 13 (1.51%) RANCID
9 12 (1.40%) Cisco CUCM
10 11 (1.28%) SCOM
11 6 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.70%) WhatsUp Gold
12 5 (0.58%) CA Spectrum
12 5 (0.58%) WMI
12 5 (0.58%) XenMobile
13 4 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 343 (39.88%) Cisco
2 146 (16.98%) Juniper
3 117 (13.60%) Microsoft
4 107 (12.44%) VMware
5 94 (10.93%) F5
6 60 (6.98%) HP
7 53 (6.16%) CheckPoint
8 41 (4.77%) SolarWinds
9 39 (4.53%) Palo Alto
10 37 (4.30%) Riverbed
11 33 (3.84%) Dell
12 30 (3.49%) Oracle
13 29 (3.37%) Brocade
13 29 (3.37%) Citrix
13 29 (3.37%) IBM
14 28 (3.26%) EMC
15 23 (2.67%) Avaya
16 20 (2.33%) Meraki
16 20 (2.33%) WatchGuard
17 19 (2.21%) Ericsson