Period
to 23 April 2018

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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethernet
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 623 526 604
Rank change year-on-year -97 +78 -57
Permanent jobs citing Ethernet 671 862 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.50% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 3.11% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 487 755 780
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -4.26% +17.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,750 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +16.88%

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 26,428 27,710 34,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.91% 16.18% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 21,032 22,575 28,441
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,125
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 23 April 2018.

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 23 April 2018. 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 -105 625 £47,000 +4.44% 134
UK excluding London -74 445 £45,000 +12.50% 120
London -80 211 £50,000 -7.41% 24
South East -33 157 £55,000 +31.74% 20
North of England -99 107 £42,500 +6.25% 23
North West -5 92 £40,500 +1.25% 16
Midlands +26 74 £41,500 -5.14% 11
South West -13 59 £45,000 +5.88% 18
West Midlands +27 57 £32,500 -31.58% 9
East of England -19 42 £48,250 -8.10% 38
Scotland -15 30 £40,000 -13.51% 9
East Midlands +9 14 £41,500 +50.91% 2
Yorkshire -83 12 £42,500 +6.25% 6
North East -21 3 £42,500 +41.67% 1
Wales -10 2 £55,750 +71.54%
Northern Ireland - 1 £25,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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.

1 346 (51.56%) Cisco
2 260 (38.75%) Cisco Certification
3 227 (33.83%) MPLS
4 224 (33.38%) Firewall
4 224 (33.38%) VPN
5 219 (32.64%) TCP/IP
6 205 (30.55%) BGP
7 193 (28.76%) OSPF
8 177 (26.38%) WAN
8 177 (26.38%) CCNP
9 176 (26.23%) Telecoms
10 168 (25.04%) Juniper
11 154 (22.95%) Wireless
12 150 (22.35%) VLAN
13 144 (21.46%) CCNA
13 144 (21.46%) LAN
14 135 (20.12%) DNS
15 133 (19.82%) Data Centre
16 129 (19.23%) Degree
17 128 (19.08%) Linux
18 125 (18.63%) Cisco ASA
19 117 (17.44%) C
20 115 (17.14%) ITIL
21 113 (16.84%) Windows
21 113 (16.84%) Cisco Nexus
22 105 (15.65%) Problem-Solving
23 101 (15.05%) SNMP
24 98 (14.61%) DHCP
25 96 (14.31%) VoIP
26 89 (13.26%) 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 30 (4.47%) MS Exchange
2 27 (4.02%) IIS
3 17 (2.53%) Skype for Business
4 11 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (1.49%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.34%) OpenStack
7 8 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (0.75%) CMS
9 4 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.30%) Apache
12 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.15%) Smallworld
Applications
1 12 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.49%) Simulink
4 6 (0.89%) OrCAD
5 5 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.45%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.15%) LibreOffice
8 1 (0.15%) Mozilla Thunderbird
8 1 (0.15%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 6 (0.89%) LabWindows
2 4 (0.60%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.38%) Office 365
4 12 (1.79%) SaaS
5 9 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.30%) IaaS
6 2 (0.30%) PaaS
7 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.15%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.15%) G Suite
7 1 (0.15%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 227 (33.83%) MPLS
2 224 (33.38%) Firewall
2 224 (33.38%) VPN
3 219 (32.64%) TCP/IP
4 205 (30.55%) BGP
5 193 (28.76%) OSPF
6 177 (26.38%) WAN
7 154 (22.95%) Wireless
8 150 (22.35%) VLAN
9 144 (21.46%) LAN
10 135 (20.12%) DNS
11 125 (18.63%) Cisco ASA
12 113 (16.84%) Cisco Nexus
13 101 (15.05%) SNMP
14 98 (14.61%) DHCP
15 96 (14.31%) VoIP
16 89 (13.26%) Network Security
17 84 (12.52%) Wi-Fi
18 78 (11.62%) IPsec
19 67 (9.99%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.83%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.53%) MySQL
3 15 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (1.49%) InfluxDB
4 10 (1.49%) NoSQL
4 10 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.04%) Big Data
7 4 (0.60%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.60%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.60%) SQLite
8 3 (0.45%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.30%) GIS
9 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.15%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.15%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 28 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.64%) CANoe
2 11 (1.64%) LabVIEW
2 11 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
3 8 (1.19%) Subversion
4 7 (1.04%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.75%) ClearCase
5 5 (0.75%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.60%) JIRA
7 2 (0.30%) Ant
7 2 (0.30%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.30%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.30%) GCC
7 2 (0.30%) GDB
7 2 (0.30%) Selenium
8 1 (0.15%) Automake
8 1 (0.15%) CMake
8 1 (0.15%) CppUnit
8 1 (0.15%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 176 (26.23%) Telecoms
2 73 (10.88%) Finance
3 56 (8.35%) Electronics
4 25 (3.73%) Aerospace
5 23 (3.43%) Automotive
6 22 (3.28%) Games
7 21 (3.13%) Manufacturing
8 20 (2.98%) Marketing
9 17 (2.53%) Banking
10 15 (2.24%) Legal
11 11 (1.64%) Financial Institution
12 10 (1.49%) Multimedia
13 9 (1.34%) Investment Banking
14 8 (1.19%) Billing
15 7 (1.04%) Advertising
15 7 (1.04%) Avionics
15 7 (1.04%) Retail
16 6 (0.89%) Mandarin Language
17 4 (0.60%) Back Office
18 3 (0.45%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 174 (25.93%) Network Engineer
2 55 (8.20%) Architect
3 53 (7.90%) Software Engineer
4 49 (7.30%) Embedded Engineer
5 44 (6.56%) Senior Network Engineer
6 43 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
7 33 (4.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 31 (4.62%) Test Engineer
9 28 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 26 (3.87%) Cisco Engineer
10 26 (3.87%) Consultant
10 26 (3.87%) Developer
11 24 (3.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 22 (3.28%) Electronics Engineer
13 21 (3.13%) Security Engineer
13 21 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
14 20 (2.98%) Administrator
14 20 (2.98%) C++ Software Engineer
14 20 (2.98%) Security Architect
14 20 (2.98%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (6.56%) 802.1X
2 16 (2.38%) RFC 2547
3 13 (1.94%) Web Services
4 8 (1.19%) XMPP
5 7 (1.04%) CSS
5 7 (1.04%) JSON
6 5 (0.75%) .NET
6 5 (0.75%) COM
6 5 (0.75%) HTML
6 5 (0.75%) Qt
6 5 (0.75%) STL
7 4 (0.60%) HTML5
8 3 (0.45%) WinForms
8 3 (0.45%) WPF
9 2 (0.30%) J2SE
9 2 (0.30%) LDAP
9 2 (0.30%) MFC
9 2 (0.30%) RESTful
9 2 (0.30%) YAML
10 1 (0.15%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 133 (19.82%) Data Centre
2 56 (8.35%) Computer Science
3 39 (5.81%) Self-Motivation
4 33 (4.92%) Clustering
5 31 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (4.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 27 (4.02%) Cyberthreat
8 25 (3.73%) Embedded Systems
8 25 (3.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 19 (2.83%) VHDL
10 14 (2.09%) Driving Licence
11 11 (1.64%) Device Driver
12 9 (1.34%) CAN bus
12 9 (1.34%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.34%) Fixed Income
12 9 (1.34%) Management Information System
13 8 (1.19%) Algorithms
13 8 (1.19%) Blackberry
13 8 (1.19%) Fintech
13 8 (1.19%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 128 (19.08%) Linux
2 113 (16.84%) Windows
3 62 (9.24%) Windows Server
4 37 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (2.68%) Unix
7 17 (2.53%) CentOS
8 15 (2.24%) Windows 7
9 14 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (1.64%) FreeRTOS
10 11 (1.64%) SafeRTOS
11 10 (1.49%) Solaris
12 9 (1.34%) Android
12 9 (1.34%) SUSE
12 9 (1.34%) Windows 8
13 7 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.75%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.75%) openSUSE
14 5 (0.75%) VxWorks
14 5 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (17.14%) ITIL
2 105 (15.65%) Problem-Solving
3 82 (12.22%) Network Monitoring
3 82 (12.22%) Software Engineering
4 76 (11.33%) Load Balancing
5 56 (8.35%) Configuration Management
6 53 (7.90%) Project Management
7 51 (7.60%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (7.60%) Network Design
8 50 (7.45%) Network Management
9 46 (6.86%) Test Automation
10 45 (6.71%) Presales
11 41 (6.11%) Change Management
12 39 (5.81%) Mentoring
13 38 (5.66%) Validation
14 35 (5.22%) Kalman Filter
15 34 (5.07%) ITIL V3
16 30 (4.47%) Incident Management
17 26 (3.87%) E-Commerce
18 25 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 117 (17.44%) C
2 88 (13.11%) C++
3 82 (12.22%) Python
4 44 (6.56%) Perl
5 42 (6.26%) SQL
6 32 (4.77%) Embedded C
6 32 (4.77%) Java
7 28 (4.17%) Embedded C++
8 26 (3.87%) Bash Shell
9 25 (3.73%) PHP
10 19 (2.83%) Ruby
11 13 (1.94%) PowerShell
12 12 (1.79%) C#
12 12 (1.79%) MATLAB
13 10 (1.49%) Assembly Language
13 10 (1.49%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.19%) Tcl
15 5 (0.75%) Delphi
15 5 (0.75%) JavaScript
15 5 (0.75%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 260 (38.75%) Cisco Certification
2 177 (26.38%) CCNP
3 144 (21.46%) CCNA
4 129 (19.23%) Degree
5 53 (7.90%) JNCIP
6 42 (6.26%) CCIE
7 38 (5.66%) CCDP
8 32 (4.77%) CISSP
9 25 (3.73%) Security Cleared
10 21 (3.13%) CCIP
11 20 (2.98%) CCSE
11 20 (2.98%) IISP
11 20 (2.98%) ISSAP
12 18 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
14 15 (2.24%) CCDA
14 15 (2.24%) SC Cleared
15 14 (2.09%) CCSA
15 14 (2.09%) JNCIA
16 13 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.81%) SLA
2 19 (2.83%) QA
3 18 (2.68%) IEC 61508
4 14 (2.09%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.19%) DO-160
5 8 (1.19%) ISO 15765
6 7 (1.04%) JTAG
7 5 (0.75%) MISRA
8 4 (0.60%) DO-254
8 4 (0.60%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.45%) ISO 26262
10 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 84 (12.52%) Active Directory
2 33 (4.92%) Hyper-V
3 28 (4.17%) Firmware
3 28 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.49%) iptables
4 10 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (1.34%) KVM
6 5 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.75%) VMware NSX
7 4 (0.60%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 4 (0.60%) XenApp
8 2 (0.30%) Docker
8 2 (0.30%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (0.30%) NFS
8 2 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.30%) vSphere
8 2 (0.30%) Xen
9 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 42 (6.26%) Nagios
2 38 (5.66%) SCCM
3 32 (4.77%) Cacti
4 31 (4.62%) Puppet
5 24 (3.58%) Ansible
6 21 (3.13%) QRadar
7 19 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (2.09%) OpenNMS
8 14 (2.09%) RANCID
9 12 (1.79%) Salt
10 11 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
10 11 (1.64%) Grafana
11 10 (1.49%) Cisco Prime
11 10 (1.49%) Icinga
11 10 (1.49%) SELinux
12 7 (1.04%) SCOM
12 7 (1.04%) ZABBIX
13 6 (0.89%) Backup Exec
14 5 (0.75%) FortiGate
14 5 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 346 (51.56%) Cisco
2 168 (25.04%) Juniper
3 82 (12.22%) Microsoft
4 62 (9.24%) CheckPoint
5 59 (8.79%) VMware
6 56 (8.35%) HP
7 54 (8.05%) F5
8 42 (6.26%) Palo Alto
9 41 (6.11%) SolarWinds
10 40 (5.96%) Fortinet
11 37 (5.51%) Dell
12 35 (5.22%) Citrix
13 32 (4.77%) IBM
14 31 (4.62%) Aruba
15 27 (4.02%) Red Hat
16 23 (3.43%) EMC
16 23 (3.43%) Huawei
17 22 (3.28%) Ericsson
18 20 (2.98%) Forcepoint
18 20 (2.98%) Tufin