Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethernet
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 667 613 551
Rank change year-on-year -54 -62 +80
Permanent jobs citing Ethernet 462 692 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.41% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.08% 2.72% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 338 499 763
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,675 £26,650 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,850 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -5.56%

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 22,212 25,400 27,950
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.67% 15.03% 15.89%
Number of salaries quoted 16,651 20,105 22,708
UK median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
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 20 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Ethernet in the UK

Ethernet
Top 16 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 20 August 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 -71 431 £47,500 +5.56% 173
UK excluding London -36 358 £47,000 +4.44% 158
South East +18 130 £50,000 - 43
London -24 95 £52,500 - 30
North of England -10 85 £35,000 -12.50% 29
North West -12 65 £32,500 -7.14% 18
South West -14 50 £40,000 -11.11% 23
Midlands +23 49 £49,000 +3.16% 22
West Midlands +24 30 £50,000 +19.76% 13
East of England +1 22 £45,000 -6.25% 26
East Midlands +18 19 £47,500 - 9
Yorkshire +8 15 £35,000 -17.65% 10
Scotland +9 12 £47,500 +58.33% 6
North East +20 5 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Wales +16 5 £36,500 +40.38% 8
Isle of Man - 5 £51,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 167 (36.15%) Cisco
2 157 (33.98%) MPLS
3 147 (31.82%) Telecoms
4 136 (29.44%) Cisco Certification
5 125 (27.06%) Firewall
6 110 (23.81%) WAN
7 106 (22.94%) LAN
8 100 (21.65%) VPN
9 99 (21.43%) CCNP
10 96 (20.78%) BGP
11 94 (20.35%) Juniper
11 94 (20.35%) Degree
12 93 (20.13%) OSPF
13 92 (19.91%) Linux
14 81 (17.53%) TCP/IP
15 80 (17.32%) C
16 75 (16.23%) Wireless
17 66 (14.29%) Windows
18 64 (13.85%) Problem-Solving
19 63 (13.64%) Microsoft
20 61 (13.20%) VLAN
21 60 (12.99%) CCNA
22 59 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
23 56 (12.12%) Data Centre
23 56 (12.12%) Finance
24 55 (11.90%) DNS
25 52 (11.26%) Broadband
26 50 (10.82%) Software Engineering
27 49 (10.61%) CCIE
27 49 (10.61%) Electronics

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 (1.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (1.52%) Apache
2 7 (1.52%) Apache Spark
2 7 (1.52%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.30%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.08%) IIS
5 4 (0.87%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.87%) Smallworld
6 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.52%) Gephi
4 7 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.08%) Simulink
5 5 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.22%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Eze OMS
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.68%) Office 365
4 6 (1.30%) SaaS
5 4 (0.87%) IaaS
6 2 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.43%) G Suite
6 2 (0.43%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.43%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 157 (33.98%) MPLS
2 125 (27.06%) Firewall
3 110 (23.81%) WAN
4 106 (22.94%) LAN
5 100 (21.65%) VPN
6 96 (20.78%) BGP
7 93 (20.13%) OSPF
8 81 (17.53%) TCP/IP
9 75 (16.23%) Wireless
10 61 (13.20%) VLAN
11 55 (11.90%) DNS
12 52 (11.26%) Broadband
13 47 (10.17%) VoIP
14 40 (8.66%) Internet
15 39 (8.44%) DHCP
15 39 (8.44%) HSRP
16 37 (8.01%) Wi-Fi
17 33 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
17 33 (7.14%) DSL
17 33 (7.14%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.52%) Apache Hive
1 7 (1.52%) Big Data
1 7 (1.52%) Impala
1 7 (1.52%) NoSQL
1 7 (1.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (1.08%) HBase
2 5 (1.08%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.43%) GIS
3 2 (0.43%) QGIS
3 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.22%) MySQL
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (3.46%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.03%) JIRA
3 11 (2.38%) Subversion
4 9 (1.95%) Cucumber
4 9 (1.95%) Maven
4 9 (1.95%) Selenium
5 5 (1.08%) Ant
5 5 (1.08%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.08%) SoapUI
6 4 (0.87%) CANoe
6 4 (0.87%) CMake
7 3 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 147 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 56 (12.12%) Finance
3 49 (10.61%) Electronics
4 16 (3.46%) Billing
5 15 (3.25%) Manufacturing
6 14 (3.03%) Automotive
7 13 (2.81%) Aerospace
8 12 (2.60%) Marketing
9 11 (2.38%) Advertising
9 11 (2.38%) Public Sector
10 7 (1.52%) Retail
11 5 (1.08%) Law
12 4 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.43%) French Language
13 2 (0.43%) Military
13 2 (0.43%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.22%) German Language
14 1 (0.22%) Hebrew Language
14 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 105 (22.73%) Network Engineer
2 43 (9.31%) Software Engineer
3 42 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 35 (7.58%) Support Engineer
5 29 (6.28%) Embedded Engineer
6 28 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
7 26 (5.63%) Analyst
8 25 (5.41%) NOC Engineer
9 22 (4.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 22 (4.76%) Principal Engineer
10 21 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 20 (4.33%) Technical Engineer
12 19 (4.11%) Electronics Engineer
13 17 (3.68%) Developer
14 16 (3.46%) Data Centre Engineer
14 16 (3.46%) Technical Support
15 15 (3.25%) Applications Support
15 15 (3.25%) C Software Engineer
15 15 (3.25%) Design Engineer
15 15 (3.25%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.68%) 802.1X
2 14 (3.03%) .NET
3 9 (1.95%) Spring
3 9 (1.95%) Web Services
4 7 (1.52%) Elastic Stack
4 7 (1.52%) J2EE
4 7 (1.52%) Kafka
4 7 (1.52%) REST
5 6 (1.30%) Middleware
6 5 (1.08%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.08%) Flash
6 5 (1.08%) Hibernate
6 5 (1.08%) JDBC
6 5 (1.08%) RESTful
6 5 (1.08%) SOAP
7 4 (0.87%) WPF
8 3 (0.65%) Node.js
9 2 (0.43%) Qt
9 2 (0.43%) WebSockets
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 59 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (12.12%) Data Centre
3 28 (6.06%) Driving Licence
4 25 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 24 (5.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 23 (4.98%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (3.90%) Embedded Systems
8 17 (3.68%) Fibre Optics
8 17 (3.68%) VHDL
9 15 (3.25%) Robotics
10 11 (2.38%) Public Cloud
11 10 (2.16%) Derivative
11 10 (2.16%) Fixed Income
11 10 (2.16%) User Experience
12 9 (1.95%) Linux Command Line
13 8 (1.73%) CCTV
13 8 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
14 7 (1.52%) Algorithms
14 7 (1.52%) Smartphone
14 7 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 92 (19.91%) Linux
2 66 (14.29%) Windows
3 30 (6.49%) Windows Server
4 19 (4.11%) Unix
5 17 (3.68%) CentOS
5 17 (3.68%) Debian
5 17 (3.68%) Windows 10
5 17 (3.68%) Windows 7
6 16 (3.46%) FreeRTOS
7 13 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (2.38%) VxWorks
9 8 (1.73%) Android
9 8 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.52%) FreeBSD
10 7 (1.52%) Ubuntu
11 6 (1.30%) HPUX
11 6 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (1.30%) Solaris
12 5 (1.08%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (13.85%) Problem-Solving
2 50 (10.82%) Software Engineering
3 43 (9.31%) Computer Science
4 40 (8.66%) ITIL
5 34 (7.36%) Performance Monitoring
6 33 (7.14%) Network Design
7 30 (6.49%) Capacity Management
7 30 (6.49%) Project Management
8 27 (5.84%) Network Management
8 27 (5.84%) Service Delivery
9 26 (5.63%) Presales
10 24 (5.19%) Schematic Capture
11 23 (4.98%) Incident Management
12 21 (4.55%) Load Balancing
12 21 (4.55%) Proactive Management
13 20 (4.33%) Problem Management
14 19 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (4.11%) CRM
14 19 (4.11%) Statistical Analysis
15 17 (3.68%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 80 (17.32%) C
2 43 (9.31%) Python
3 35 (7.58%) Java
4 34 (7.36%) C++
5 24 (5.19%) SQL
6 22 (4.76%) Embedded C
7 20 (4.33%) C#
8 10 (2.16%) ANSI C
8 10 (2.16%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.73%) PHP
10 7 (1.52%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.52%) R
11 6 (1.30%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.65%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.65%) Perl
13 2 (0.43%) C++/CLI
13 2 (0.43%) Magik
13 2 (0.43%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.22%) Lua
14 1 (0.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 136 (29.44%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (21.43%) CCNP
3 94 (20.35%) Degree
4 60 (12.99%) CCNA
5 49 (10.61%) CCIE
6 43 (9.31%) JNCIS
7 38 (8.23%) Security Cleared
8 36 (7.79%) Computer Science Degree
9 29 (6.28%) JNCIP
10 27 (5.84%) JNCIA
11 23 (4.98%) CCDP
12 20 (4.33%) SC Cleared
13 17 (3.68%) JNCIE
14 16 (3.46%) HNC
15 15 (3.25%) CCSP
16 10 (2.16%) CCIE Routing and Switching
17 8 (1.73%) DBS Check
17 8 (1.73%) DV Cleared
17 8 (1.73%) HND
18 6 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.28%) SLA
2 11 (2.38%) JTAG
3 9 (1.95%) MISRA
3 9 (1.95%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.73%) IEC 61131
4 8 (1.73%) QA
5 5 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.87%) ISO 26262
6 4 (0.87%) PMO
7 3 (0.65%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.65%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.22%) GDPR
8 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.22%) MIL-STD-1553
8 1 (0.22%) TickIT
8 1 (0.22%) WAI
System Software
1 29 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (6.06%) Firmware
3 24 (5.19%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (1.52%) Apache Flume
6 5 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.87%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.87%) XenApp
8 3 (0.65%) vSphere
9 2 (0.43%) Docker
9 2 (0.43%) NFS
9 2 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.22%) ACF2
10 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.22%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (5.41%) Cacti
2 14 (3.03%) Ansible
3 10 (2.16%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (2.16%) FortiGate
3 10 (2.16%) Observium
4 9 (1.95%) Cisco Prime
4 9 (1.95%) Kubernetes
4 9 (1.95%) SolarWinds Orion
5 7 (1.52%) Kibana
5 7 (1.52%) Oozie
6 6 (1.30%) SCCM
7 5 (1.08%) TrustSec
8 4 (0.87%) Netcool
9 3 (0.65%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (0.65%) Nagios
10 2 (0.43%) Amdocs OSS
10 2 (0.43%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.43%) MaaS360
10 2 (0.43%) TeMIP
10 2 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 167 (36.15%) Cisco
2 94 (20.35%) Juniper
3 63 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 37 (8.01%) Palo Alto
5 35 (7.58%) SolarWinds
6 31 (6.71%) VMware
7 26 (5.63%) Dell
8 24 (5.19%) EMC
9 20 (4.33%) Fortinet
10 18 (3.90%) Nokia
11 17 (3.68%) BT
12 15 (3.25%) CheckPoint
13 14 (3.03%) F5
14 13 (2.81%) Virgin Media
15 11 (2.38%) Red Hat
16 10 (2.16%) Ciena
16 10 (2.16%) Green Hills
16 10 (2.16%) Openreach
16 10 (2.16%) QNX
17 9 (1.95%) Xilinx