Period
to 20 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethernet
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 548 631 598
Rank change year-on-year +83 -33 -3
Permanent jobs citing Ethernet 221 430 611
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.34% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.45% 2.28% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 148 369 477
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £26,100 £26,450 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,750 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.11% +11.11% -11.96%

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 9,008 18,871 22,483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.17% 15.05% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7,176 15,065 17,844
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
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 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Ethernet in the UK

Ethernet
Top 17 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 January 2021. 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 +65 201 £47,500 +5.56% 77
UK excluding London +97 160 £47,750 +6.11% 67
North of England +119 72 £43,750 -2.78% 8
Yorkshire +97 64 £42,500 -1.73% 4
London +129 49 £37,750 -11.18% 15
Work from Home -50 41 £50,000 - 10
South East +51 38 £55,000 +4.76% 19
Midlands +71 24 £50,000 +53.85% 11
East Midlands +60 14 £50,000 +92.31% 5
South West +58 13 £36,750 -10.91% 9
West Midlands +65 10 £55,000 +57.14% 6
North West +68 7 £45,000 - 2
East of England +87 5 £47,500 +5.56% 15
Scotland +35 5 £46,500 +95.79% 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £45,000 - 2
Wales +45 1 £46,000 - 1
North East - 1 £45,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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.

1 105 (47.51%) TCP/IP
2 75 (33.94%) Wireless
3 64 (28.96%) C++
3 64 (28.96%) C
3 64 (28.96%) Python
4 54 (24.43%) Telecoms
5 53 (23.98%) MPLS
6 51 (23.08%) Linux
6 51 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 45 (20.36%) Validation
8 44 (19.91%) Wi-Fi
9 41 (18.55%) Electronics
10 40 (18.10%) Windows
11 39 (17.65%) Cisco
12 38 (17.19%) Internet
12 38 (17.19%) 802.1X
12 38 (17.19%) VLAN
13 37 (16.74%) VPN
13 37 (16.74%) DNS
14 36 (16.29%) Computer Science
15 35 (15.84%) BGP
16 33 (14.93%) WAN
16 33 (14.93%) Firewall
17 32 (14.48%) Broadband
18 31 (14.03%) VMware
18 31 (14.03%) MQTT
19 30 (13.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 30 (13.57%) Microsoft
20 28 (12.67%) VoIP
20 28 (12.67%) Manufacturing

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 13 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.43%) Confluence
3 11 (4.98%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.98%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (3.17%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.36%) Apache
6 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.45%) WinCC
Applications
1 19 (8.60%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.71%) Simulink
3 1 (0.45%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.07%) AWS
2 5 (2.26%) G Suite
2 5 (2.26%) Office 365
3 3 (1.36%) Azure
4 2 (0.90%) GCP
5 1 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 105 (47.51%) TCP/IP
2 75 (33.94%) Wireless
3 53 (23.98%) MPLS
4 44 (19.91%) Wi-Fi
5 38 (17.19%) Internet
5 38 (17.19%) VLAN
6 37 (16.74%) DNS
6 37 (16.74%) VPN
7 35 (15.84%) BGP
8 33 (14.93%) Firewall
8 33 (14.93%) WAN
9 32 (14.48%) Broadband
10 31 (14.03%) MQTT
11 28 (12.67%) VoIP
12 27 (12.22%) DHCP
12 27 (12.22%) Wireshark
13 23 (10.41%) OSPF
14 22 (9.95%) IPv6
15 21 (9.50%) HTTP
15 21 (9.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.90%) Apache Ignite
1 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (0.90%) MySQL
2 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (8.14%) Eclipse
2 12 (5.43%) Visual Studio
3 9 (4.07%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.62%) JIRA
5 7 (3.17%) GCC
6 6 (2.71%) Subversion
7 2 (0.90%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.90%) Selenium
8 1 (0.45%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.45%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.45%) TestRail
General
1 54 (24.43%) Telecoms
2 41 (18.55%) Electronics
3 28 (12.67%) Manufacturing
4 14 (6.33%) Automotive
5 8 (3.62%) Aerospace
6 7 (3.17%) Banking
6 7 (3.17%) Publishing
6 7 (3.17%) Retail
7 6 (2.71%) Military
8 3 (1.36%) Advertising
8 3 (1.36%) Finance
9 2 (0.90%) Billing
10 1 (0.45%) French Language
10 1 (0.45%) Games
10 1 (0.45%) German Language
10 1 (0.45%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.45%) Law
10 1 (0.45%) Marketing
10 1 (0.45%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 48 (21.72%) Embedded Engineer
2 42 (19.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 42 (19.00%) Software Engineer
3 41 (18.55%) Network Engineer
4 27 (12.22%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 27 (12.22%) Senior Software Engineer
5 22 (9.95%) Systems Engineer
6 19 (8.60%) Wireless Engineer
7 16 (7.24%) Analyst
8 15 (6.79%) Chief Systems Engineer
9 14 (6.33%) Design Engineer
10 13 (5.88%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
10 13 (5.88%) DSP Engineer
10 13 (5.88%) DSP Software Engineer
10 13 (5.88%) Senior DSP Engineer
11 12 (5.43%) C++ Software Engineer
11 12 (5.43%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 12 (5.43%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 12 (5.43%) FPGA Engineer
11 12 (5.43%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (17.19%) 802.1X
2 19 (8.60%) CSS
2 19 (8.60%) HTML
2 19 (8.60%) RESTful
3 17 (7.69%) XMPP
4 3 (1.36%) POSIX
5 2 (0.90%) JSON
5 2 (0.90%) LAMP
6 1 (0.45%) .NET
6 1 (0.45%) HTML5
6 1 (0.45%) Node.js
6 1 (0.45%) Qt
6 1 (0.45%) REST
6 1 (0.45%) Web Services
6 1 (0.45%) WebRTC
6 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 26 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
3 17 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 15 (6.79%) Device Driver
5 14 (6.33%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.17%) CPLD
7 6 (2.71%) User Experience
8 5 (2.26%) ASIC
9 4 (1.81%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.81%) VHDL
10 3 (1.36%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.36%) Analogue Electronics
10 3 (1.36%) CAN bus
10 3 (1.36%) Fibre Optics
10 3 (1.36%) Handset
11 2 (0.90%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.90%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 51 (23.08%) Linux
2 40 (18.10%) Windows
3 19 (8.60%) Windows 10
4 15 (6.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (5.43%) Windows Server 2019
6 11 (4.98%) Embedded Linux
6 11 (4.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (4.07%) Windows Server
8 8 (3.62%) Ubuntu
9 7 (3.17%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.26%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (1.81%) Unix
12 3 (1.36%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.45%) Android
13 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 45 (20.36%) Validation
3 36 (16.29%) Computer Science
4 26 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (11.76%) Integration Testing
5 23 (10.41%) Capacity Planning
6 21 (9.50%) Test Automation
7 20 (9.05%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (8.14%) Storage Management
9 17 (7.69%) Performance Measurement
10 15 (6.79%) Embedded Software Development
10 15 (6.79%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (5.88%) Device Driver Development
11 13 (5.88%) ITIL
11 13 (5.88%) Requirements Gathering
12 12 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (5.43%) Network Architecture
12 12 (5.43%) UML
13 11 (4.98%) Mentoring
14 10 (4.52%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 64 (28.96%) C
1 64 (28.96%) C++
1 64 (28.96%) Python
2 21 (9.50%) Perl
3 19 (8.60%) Embedded C
4 17 (7.69%) C#
5 8 (3.62%) Java
5 8 (3.62%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.71%) MATLAB
7 5 (2.26%) Assembly Language
8 4 (1.81%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.36%) Ruby
10 2 (0.90%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.45%) SQL
11 1 (0.45%) Tcl
11 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (11.31%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (9.50%) Degree
3 19 (8.60%) CCNA
4 15 (6.79%) CCNP
5 12 (5.43%) JNCIA
6 9 (4.07%) JNCIP
7 8 (3.62%) SC Cleared
7 8 (3.62%) Security Cleared
8 5 (2.26%) PhD
9 4 (1.81%) AWS Certification
9 4 (1.81%) CCIE
10 3 (1.36%) JNCIS
11 2 (0.90%) MCP
11 2 (0.90%) MCSA
11 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.45%) CCDP
12 1 (0.45%) CCIP
12 1 (0.45%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.45%) JNCIE
12 1 (0.45%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.98%) SLA
2 8 (3.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.17%) OASIS TOSCA
4 6 (2.71%) QA
5 5 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (2.26%) NIST
6 4 (1.81%) ISO 26262
7 2 (0.90%) JTAG
8 1 (0.45%) GDPR
8 1 (0.45%) MISRA
8 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (10.86%) Active Directory
3 15 (6.79%) Firmware
4 12 (5.43%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (4.98%) XenApp
6 7 (3.17%) KVM
7 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.90%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.90%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (7.69%) Graylog
1 17 (7.69%) Kibana
2 5 (2.26%) Nagios
3 4 (1.81%) Cacti
3 4 (1.81%) Nmap
4 2 (0.90%) Ansible
4 2 (0.90%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.90%) Terraform
5 1 (0.45%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.45%) Netcool
5 1 (0.45%) SCSM
Vendors
1 39 (17.65%) Cisco
2 31 (14.03%) VMware
3 30 (13.57%) Microsoft
4 19 (8.60%) Juniper
5 14 (6.33%) Citrix
6 13 (5.88%) Xilinx
7 12 (5.43%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 11 (4.98%) Google
9 8 (3.62%) Meraki
10 7 (3.17%) Agilent
10 7 (3.17%) Arista
10 7 (3.17%) Fortinet
11 6 (2.71%) CheckPoint
11 6 (2.71%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.26%) Altera
12 5 (2.26%) Nokia
12 5 (2.26%) Perforce
12 5 (2.26%) Riverbed
13 4 (1.81%) D-Link
13 4 (1.81%) Draytek