Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethernet
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 569 602 584
Rank change year-on-year +33 -18 -4
Permanent jobs citing Ethernet 774 783 959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.41% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.76% 2.43% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 627 670 842
UK median annual salary £47,500 £44,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.15% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,300 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £77,500 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,233
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.29% +9.69%

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 28053 32236 36504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.68% 16.98% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 22722 26396 30185
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,225 £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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Ethernet in the UK

Ethernet
Top 14 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 18 November 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 +11 735 £47,500 +5.56% 32
UK excluding London +34 528 £45,000 +12.50% 18
London +7 236 £52,500 - 14
South East +4 194 £55,000 +22.22% 4
North of England +86 183 £42,500 +13.33% 9
North West +59 130 £40,000 +2.56% 9
Midlands +53 75 £47,500 +35.71% 2
West Midlands +42 54 £47,500 +20.63% 2
Yorkshire +55 53 £42,500 +6.25%
East of England -14 33 £51,250 +7.89% 3
South West -47 33 £45,000 +3.45%
East Midlands +42 21 £45,000 +28.57%
Scotland -19 20 £44,500 +9.20%
Wales +14 10 £42,500 +21.43%

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 337 (43.54%) Cisco
2 272 (35.14%) Linux
2 272 (35.14%) Firewall
3 236 (30.49%) Cisco Certification
4 227 (29.33%) VPN
5 224 (28.94%) Degree
6 213 (27.52%) TCP/IP
6 213 (27.52%) MPLS
7 203 (26.23%) C
8 199 (25.71%) BGP
9 192 (24.81%) OSPF
10 185 (23.90%) WAN
11 171 (22.09%) Telecoms
12 159 (20.54%) Wireless
12 159 (20.54%) CCNP
13 151 (19.51%) Windows
14 148 (19.12%) Microsoft
15 147 (18.99%) LAN
16 140 (18.09%) Juniper
17 139 (17.96%) C++
17 139 (17.96%) Cisco ASA
18 137 (17.70%) Data Centre
18 137 (17.70%) ITIL
19 130 (16.80%) Finance
20 129 (16.67%) Load Balancing
21 128 (16.54%) Cisco Nexus
22 116 (14.99%) IPsec
23 115 (14.86%) VMware
24 114 (14.73%) Computer Science
25 110 (14.21%) CCNA

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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 29 (3.75%) IIS
3 24 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (1.68%) SharePoint
6 11 (1.42%) WebLogic
7 9 (1.16%) OpenStack
8 8 (1.03%) Skype for Business
8 8 (1.03%) WinCC
9 6 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.65%) JBoss
10 5 (0.65%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.52%) Apache
11 4 (0.52%) ArchestrA
12 3 (0.39%) SAS
13 2 (0.26%) Confluence
14 1 (0.13%) CloudStack
14 1 (0.13%) CMS
14 1 (0.13%) nginx
Applications
1 23 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.81%) Simulink
3 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) HipChat
6 1 (0.13%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.13%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.13%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 55 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (6.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.20%) SaaS
4 15 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.03%) IaaS
6 7 (0.90%) PaaS
7 6 (0.78%) GitHub
7 6 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.78%) Google Compute Engine
7 6 (0.78%) Office 365
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.13%) G Suite
8 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 272 (35.14%) Firewall
2 227 (29.33%) VPN
3 213 (27.52%) MPLS
3 213 (27.52%) TCP/IP
4 199 (25.71%) BGP
5 192 (24.81%) OSPF
6 185 (23.90%) WAN
7 159 (20.54%) Wireless
8 147 (18.99%) LAN
9 139 (17.96%) Cisco ASA
10 128 (16.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 116 (14.99%) IPsec
12 99 (12.79%) VoIP
13 90 (11.63%) VLAN
14 88 (11.37%) EIGRP
15 86 (11.11%) DNS
16 80 (10.34%) SSL
17 74 (9.56%) Broadband
18 72 (9.30%) Network Security
18 72 (9.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (4.39%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.33%) MySQL
3 16 (2.07%) NoSQL
4 11 (1.42%) Oracle Database
4 11 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (1.29%) Big Data
6 9 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (1.03%) InfluxDB
7 8 (1.03%) RDBMS
7 8 (1.03%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.78%) Hadoop
8 6 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.65%) Oracle Exadata
9 5 (0.65%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (0.52%) Looker
10 4 (0.52%) SQLite
11 2 (0.26%) DB2
12 1 (0.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 28 (3.62%) Git (software)
2 17 (2.20%) Subversion
3 13 (1.68%) JIRA
4 11 (1.42%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.42%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.03%) ClearCase
6 7 (0.90%) Eclipse
6 7 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (0.78%) Mercurial
8 5 (0.65%) Android Studio
9 4 (0.52%) Fiddler
9 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Blend
9 4 (0.52%) MSI
9 4 (0.52%) MSTest
9 4 (0.52%) NuGet
9 4 (0.52%) NUnit
9 4 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.52%) WiX
10 3 (0.39%) GCC
General
1 171 (22.09%) Telecoms
2 130 (16.80%) Finance
3 53 (6.85%) Electronics
4 35 (4.52%) Manufacturing
4 35 (4.52%) Marketing
5 19 (2.45%) Automotive
6 16 (2.07%) Banking
6 16 (2.07%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.94%) Billing
8 13 (1.68%) Aerospace
8 13 (1.68%) Military
8 13 (1.68%) Retail
9 10 (1.29%) Games
10 9 (1.16%) Back Office
11 5 (0.65%) Legal
12 4 (0.52%) French Language
12 4 (0.52%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.52%) Mandarin Language
13 3 (0.39%) Law
13 3 (0.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 199 (25.71%) Network Engineer
2 71 (9.17%) Software Engineer
3 66 (8.53%) Senior Network Engineer
4 63 (8.14%) Embedded Engineer
5 61 (7.88%) Developer
6 52 (6.72%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 39 (5.04%) Architect
8 29 (3.75%) Consultant
8 29 (3.75%) Operations Engineer
9 28 (3.62%) Cisco Engineer
10 27 (3.49%) FPGA Developer
10 27 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
11 26 (3.36%) C++ Software Engineer
12 25 (3.23%) Hardware Engineer
13 23 (2.97%) Administrator
13 23 (2.97%) Electronics Engineer
13 23 (2.97%) Network Security Engineer
13 23 (2.97%) Project Manager
13 23 (2.97%) Security Engineer
14 22 (2.84%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.39%) Web Services
2 29 (3.75%) 802.1X
3 23 (2.97%) XMPP
4 18 (2.33%) .NET
5 17 (2.20%) CSS
6 15 (1.94%) JSON
6 15 (1.94%) Middleware
7 13 (1.68%) HTML
8 10 (1.29%) XSD
9 7 (0.90%) .NET Framework
9 7 (0.90%) RFC 2547
10 6 (0.78%) Elastic Stack
10 6 (0.78%) Java EE
10 6 (0.78%) REST
10 6 (0.78%) SOAP
10 6 (0.78%) WSDL
10 6 (0.78%) XML
11 5 (0.65%) COM
11 5 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (0.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 137 (17.70%) Data Centre
2 114 (14.73%) Computer Science
3 56 (7.24%) Clustering
4 55 (7.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 48 (6.20%) VHDL
6 37 (4.78%) Device Driver
7 31 (4.01%) Management Information System
8 20 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (2.58%) Embedded Systems
9 18 (2.33%) SCADA
10 17 (2.20%) Internet of Things
11 16 (2.07%) Driving Licence
11 16 (2.07%) Enterprise Storage
12 15 (1.94%) Smartphone
13 14 (1.81%) FlexPod
13 14 (1.81%) Replication
14 12 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
14 12 (1.55%) PKI
15 11 (1.42%) CPLD
15 11 (1.42%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 272 (35.14%) Linux
2 151 (19.51%) Windows
3 97 (12.53%) Unix
4 58 (7.49%) Windows Server
5 50 (6.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (4.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (3.88%) Solaris
9 28 (3.62%) AIX
10 20 (2.58%) Android
11 14 (1.81%) Embedded Linux
12 13 (1.68%) CentOS
12 13 (1.68%) Windows 7
13 10 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (1.29%) Windows 10
14 9 (1.16%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 7 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
15 7 (0.90%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.78%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (17.70%) ITIL
2 129 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 88 (11.37%) Software Engineering
4 66 (8.53%) Kalman Filter
5 59 (7.62%) Mentoring
6 58 (7.49%) Network Design
7 54 (6.98%) Service Delivery
8 53 (6.85%) Configuration Management
9 52 (6.72%) Change Management
9 52 (6.72%) Network Monitoring
10 51 (6.59%) Agile Software Development
10 51 (6.59%) Migration
11 49 (6.33%) Problem Management
12 48 (6.20%) Low Latency
12 48 (6.20%) Network Management
13 45 (5.81%) Presales
13 45 (5.81%) Project Management
14 44 (5.68%) Cybersecurity
15 43 (5.56%) OO
16 42 (5.43%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 203 (26.23%) C
2 139 (17.96%) C++
3 99 (12.79%) Python
4 69 (8.91%) Java
5 58 (7.49%) SQL
6 56 (7.24%) Perl
7 47 (6.07%) Embedded C
8 42 (5.43%) Ruby
9 31 (4.01%) C#
10 29 (3.75%) Embedded C++
11 24 (3.10%) JavaScript
12 20 (2.58%) PowerShell
13 17 (2.20%) Bash Shell
13 17 (2.20%) MATLAB
14 13 (1.68%) Shell Script
15 11 (1.42%) PHP
16 7 (0.90%) Assembly Language
17 4 (0.52%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.52%) XAML
18 3 (0.39%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 236 (30.49%) Cisco Certification
2 224 (28.94%) Degree
3 159 (20.54%) CCNP
4 110 (14.21%) CCNA
5 75 (9.69%) CCIE
6 49 (6.33%) Security Cleared
7 26 (3.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 25 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (3.23%) SC Cleared
9 21 (2.71%) DV Cleared
9 21 (2.71%) MCSE
10 19 (2.45%) JNCIP
10 19 (2.45%) MCITP
11 17 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
11 17 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (2.07%) MCP
13 15 (1.94%) PhD
14 14 (1.81%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 13 (1.68%) CCA
15 13 (1.68%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.81%) SLA
2 31 (4.01%) QA
3 12 (1.55%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.55%) PMO
4 10 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.65%) MISRA
6 4 (0.52%) ISO 26262
6 4 (0.52%) JTAG
7 3 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.39%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.26%) MISRA C
8 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.13%) DO-254
9 1 (0.13%) IEC 61131
System Software
1 77 (9.95%) Active Directory
2 71 (9.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (5.94%) Firmware
4 29 (3.75%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (2.71%) Hyper-V
6 16 (2.07%) vSphere
7 14 (1.81%) Terminal Services
8 11 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (1.42%) VMware NSX
9 9 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (1.03%) XenApp
11 7 (0.90%) iptables
12 6 (0.78%) Ceph
12 6 (0.78%) GPFS
12 6 (0.78%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 5 (0.65%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.65%) Terminal Server
13 5 (0.65%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.52%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 38 (4.91%) Cacti
2 30 (3.88%) Cisco Prime
2 30 (3.88%) Puppet
3 29 (3.75%) Nagios
4 28 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (3.10%) SolarWinds Orion
6 21 (2.71%) Backup Exec
7 20 (2.58%) Ansible
8 17 (2.20%) SCCM
9 16 (2.07%) vCenter Server
10 15 (1.94%) Cisco CUCM
11 14 (1.81%) Grafana
11 14 (1.81%) Icinga
12 13 (1.68%) FortiGate
13 11 (1.42%) SCOM
14 10 (1.29%) OpenNMS
14 10 (1.29%) RANCID
15 9 (1.16%) Salt
16 7 (0.90%) SELinux
17 6 (0.78%) OpenView
Vendors
1 337 (43.54%) Cisco
2 148 (19.12%) Microsoft
3 140 (18.09%) Juniper
4 115 (14.86%) VMware
5 89 (11.50%) F5
6 72 (9.30%) Palo Alto
7 69 (8.91%) SolarWinds
8 66 (8.53%) Dell
9 64 (8.27%) HP
10 52 (6.72%) Brocade
11 45 (5.81%) CheckPoint
12 37 (4.78%) IBM
13 33 (4.26%) Citrix
14 28 (3.62%) Aruba
15 27 (3.49%) EMC
16 26 (3.36%) SonicWALL
17 24 (3.10%) Avaya
17 24 (3.10%) Veritas
18 23 (2.97%) Red Hat
19 22 (2.84%) Genesys