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

Ethernet
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 577 565 590
Rank change year-on-year -12 +25 -51
Permanent jobs citing Ethernet 731 782 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.44% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.76% 2.66% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 568 645 811
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -3.41% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,275 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £40,000 £42,366
% change year-on-year +15.00% -5.59% +10.04%

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 26,482 29,406 34,189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.17% 16.72% 16.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21,477 23,893 28,406
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 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 -38 685 £50,000 +17.65% 129
UK excluding London -39 479 £46,000 +15.00% 108
London -5 240 £52,500 +5.00% 30
South East 0 181 £55,000 +29.41% 23
North of England -5 142 £42,500 +6.25% 18
North West +28 113 £41,000 +2.50% 14
Midlands +31 61 £47,500 +18.75% 31
East of England -7 44 £42,000 -11.58% 14
West Midlands +3 43 £48,750 +21.88% 22
South West -20 39 £50,000 +17.65% 13
Scotland -35 30 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Yorkshire -14 29 £43,750 +9.38% 2
East Midlands +17 17 £45,000 +20.00% 8
Wales 0 7 £50,000 +48.15%

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 355 (48.56%) Cisco
2 266 (36.39%) Firewall
3 253 (34.61%) Cisco Certification
4 239 (32.69%) VPN
5 235 (32.15%) TCP/IP
6 219 (29.96%) MPLS
7 210 (28.73%) BGP
8 206 (28.18%) Linux
9 203 (27.77%) OSPF
10 179 (24.49%) WAN
11 178 (24.35%) Telecoms
11 178 (24.35%) Degree
12 170 (23.26%) CCNP
13 165 (22.57%) Juniper
14 160 (21.89%) Wireless
15 150 (20.52%) C
16 146 (19.97%) LAN
17 143 (19.56%) ITIL
18 138 (18.88%) Cisco ASA
19 134 (18.33%) Windows
19 134 (18.33%) CCNA
20 132 (18.06%) Cisco Nexus
21 131 (17.92%) Microsoft
21 131 (17.92%) VLAN
22 127 (17.37%) Data Centre
23 122 (16.69%) DNS
24 115 (15.73%) Finance
25 107 (14.64%) C++
25 107 (14.64%) Load Balancing
26 106 (14.50%) VoIP

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 42 (5.75%) MS Exchange
2 29 (3.97%) IIS
3 21 (2.87%) Skype for Business
4 19 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (2.46%) SharePoint
6 16 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (1.37%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (0.68%) CMS
9 4 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.41%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.27%) Apache
11 2 (0.27%) Confluence
11 2 (0.27%) WinCC
12 1 (0.14%) ArchestrA
12 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.14%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.19%) Simulink
3 9 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.41%) OrCAD
6 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.14%) HipChat
7 1 (0.14%) LibreOffice
7 1 (0.14%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 1 (0.14%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (0.68%) LabWindows
2 4 (0.55%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.27%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.14%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 46 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.78%) Office 365
4 11 (1.50%) SaaS
5 9 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.82%) GitHub
6 6 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.82%) Google Compute Engine
7 3 (0.41%) IaaS
8 2 (0.27%) G Suite
8 2 (0.27%) PaaS
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.14%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.14%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 266 (36.39%) Firewall
2 239 (32.69%) VPN
3 235 (32.15%) TCP/IP
4 219 (29.96%) MPLS
5 210 (28.73%) BGP
6 203 (27.77%) OSPF
7 179 (24.49%) WAN
8 160 (21.89%) Wireless
9 146 (19.97%) LAN
10 138 (18.88%) Cisco ASA
11 132 (18.06%) Cisco Nexus
12 131 (17.92%) VLAN
13 122 (16.69%) DNS
14 106 (14.50%) VoIP
15 92 (12.59%) IPsec
16 81 (11.08%) DHCP
17 79 (10.81%) SNMP
18 75 (10.26%) HSRP
19 74 (10.12%) Wi-Fi
20 72 (9.85%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (4.38%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.15%) NoSQL
3 22 (3.01%) MySQL
4 16 (2.19%) InfluxDB
4 16 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (1.23%) Big Data
7 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (0.55%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.55%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.55%) SQLite
9 3 (0.41%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.27%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.14%) GIS
11 1 (0.14%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.14%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 31 (4.24%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.19%) Sonatype Nexus
3 11 (1.50%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.37%) ClearCase
5 8 (1.09%) LabVIEW
6 6 (0.82%) JIRA
6 6 (0.82%) Mercurial
7 4 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (0.41%) GCC
8 3 (0.41%) Inno Setup
8 3 (0.41%) Subversion
8 3 (0.41%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.27%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.27%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.14%) CANoe
10 1 (0.14%) CMake
10 1 (0.14%) GDB
10 1 (0.14%) GNU Toolchain
10 1 (0.14%) Hudson
10 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 178 (24.35%) Telecoms
2 115 (15.73%) Finance
3 45 (6.16%) Electronics
4 31 (4.24%) Marketing
5 30 (4.10%) Manufacturing
6 20 (2.74%) Aerospace
7 19 (2.60%) Banking
8 18 (2.46%) Legal
9 17 (2.33%) Automotive
9 17 (2.33%) Games
10 13 (1.78%) Military
11 12 (1.64%) Retail
12 11 (1.50%) Back Office
12 11 (1.50%) Financial Institution
13 10 (1.37%) Billing
14 6 (0.82%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.82%) Mandarin Language
15 4 (0.55%) Law
16 3 (0.41%) Avionics
16 3 (0.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 196 (26.81%) Network Engineer
2 61 (8.34%) Senior Network Engineer
3 53 (7.25%) Embedded Engineer
4 51 (6.98%) Architect
5 49 (6.70%) Software Engineer
6 41 (5.61%) Developer
7 37 (5.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 31 (4.24%) Systems Engineer
9 30 (4.10%) Cisco Engineer
10 29 (3.97%) Administrator
10 29 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 26 (3.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 26 (3.56%) Consultant
12 25 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
13 21 (2.87%) C++ Software Engineer
13 21 (2.87%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 21 (2.87%) Operations Engineer
13 21 (2.87%) Project Manager
14 20 (2.74%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
14 20 (2.74%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.10%) 802.1X
2 21 (2.87%) Web Services
3 20 (2.74%) XMPP
4 17 (2.33%) RFC 2547
5 13 (1.78%) CSS
6 12 (1.64%) JSON
7 6 (0.82%) .NET
7 6 (0.82%) Elastic Stack
7 6 (0.82%) Middleware
8 5 (0.68%) HTML
8 5 (0.68%) STL
9 4 (0.55%) COM
9 4 (0.55%) HTML5
10 3 (0.41%) Java EE
10 3 (0.41%) LDAP
10 3 (0.41%) REST
10 3 (0.41%) SOAP
10 3 (0.41%) WSDL
10 3 (0.41%) XSD
11 2 (0.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 127 (17.37%) Data Centre
2 97 (13.27%) Computer Science
3 63 (8.62%) Clustering
4 34 (4.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 31 (4.24%) VHDL
6 22 (3.01%) Device Driver
7 21 (2.87%) Embedded Systems
7 21 (2.87%) Management Information System
8 17 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 14 (1.92%) Driving Licence
10 12 (1.64%) SCADA
11 11 (1.50%) Client/Server
12 10 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
13 9 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
13 9 (1.23%) FlexPod
13 9 (1.23%) Internet of Things
14 8 (1.09%) Algorithms
14 8 (1.09%) Public Cloud
14 8 (1.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 206 (28.18%) Linux
2 134 (18.33%) Windows
3 74 (10.12%) Windows Server
4 64 (8.76%) Unix
5 50 (6.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (3.83%) Solaris
8 24 (3.28%) AIX
9 22 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (2.46%) CentOS
10 18 (2.46%) Windows 7
11 9 (1.23%) Windows 10
11 9 (1.23%) Windows XP
12 8 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.96%) Android
14 6 (0.82%) SUSE
15 5 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
15 5 (0.68%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.68%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (19.56%) ITIL
2 107 (14.64%) Load Balancing
3 74 (10.12%) Network Monitoring
4 73 (9.99%) Configuration Management
5 68 (9.30%) Software Engineering
6 60 (8.21%) Network Management
7 58 (7.93%) Mentoring
8 57 (7.80%) Network Design
9 52 (7.11%) Agile Software Development
10 51 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
11 48 (6.57%) Project Management
12 47 (6.43%) Change Management
13 43 (5.88%) Low Latency
13 43 (5.88%) Presales
14 40 (5.47%) Problem Management
14 40 (5.47%) Test Automation
15 36 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
15 36 (4.92%) Time Management
16 35 (4.79%) Service Delivery
17 33 (4.51%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 150 (20.52%) C
2 107 (14.64%) C++
3 100 (13.68%) Python
4 62 (8.48%) Perl
5 57 (7.80%) SQL
6 45 (6.16%) Java
7 40 (5.47%) Ruby
8 35 (4.79%) Embedded C
9 32 (4.38%) Bash Shell
10 30 (4.10%) Embedded C++
11 26 (3.56%) PHP
12 19 (2.60%) MATLAB
13 14 (1.92%) PowerShell
14 12 (1.64%) C#
14 12 (1.64%) JavaScript
15 11 (1.50%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.96%) Assembly Language
17 5 (0.68%) Tcl
18 4 (0.55%) VB.NET
19 3 (0.41%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 253 (34.61%) Cisco Certification
2 178 (24.35%) Degree
3 170 (23.26%) CCNP
4 134 (18.33%) CCNA
5 57 (7.80%) CCIE
6 44 (6.02%) JNCIP
7 33 (4.51%) Security Cleared
8 29 (3.97%) CCDP
9 24 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (2.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 19 (2.60%) CCIP
11 19 (2.60%) SC Cleared
12 18 (2.46%) JNCIA
12 18 (2.46%) MCSE
13 16 (2.19%) CISSP
13 16 (2.19%) DV Cleared
14 15 (2.05%) PhD
15 14 (1.92%) CCDA
15 14 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (1.78%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.43%) SLA
2 22 (3.01%) QA
3 18 (2.46%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.82%) IEC 61508
6 4 (0.55%) DO-160
6 4 (0.55%) ISO 26262
6 4 (0.55%) JTAG
6 4 (0.55%) MISRA
7 3 (0.41%) DO-254
7 3 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.41%) PMO
8 2 (0.27%) MISRA C
8 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.14%) IEC 61131
System Software
1 93 (12.72%) Active Directory
2 63 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (5.06%) Hyper-V
4 34 (4.65%) Firmware
5 24 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (2.05%) iptables
7 12 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (1.50%) XenApp
9 9 (1.23%) vSphere
10 8 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (1.09%) VMware NSX
11 7 (0.96%) KVM
12 6 (0.82%) Ceph
12 6 (0.82%) GPFS
12 6 (0.82%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 6 (0.82%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.68%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.68%) Terminal Server
13 5 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 50 (6.84%) Nagios
2 47 (6.43%) Cacti
3 45 (6.16%) Puppet
4 38 (5.20%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (5.06%) SCCM
6 36 (4.92%) Ansible
7 22 (3.01%) Cisco Prime
7 22 (3.01%) Grafana
7 22 (3.01%) Icinga
8 18 (2.46%) SolarWinds Orion
9 17 (2.33%) Salt
10 16 (2.19%) OpenNMS
10 16 (2.19%) RANCID
11 15 (2.05%) SELinux
12 14 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
13 13 (1.78%) Backup Exec
13 13 (1.78%) QRadar
14 12 (1.64%) SCOM
15 8 (1.09%) FortiGate
16 7 (0.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 355 (48.56%) Cisco
2 165 (22.57%) Juniper
3 131 (17.92%) Microsoft
4 105 (14.36%) VMware
5 76 (10.40%) F5
6 63 (8.62%) Palo Alto
7 61 (8.34%) Dell
8 60 (8.21%) SolarWinds
9 55 (7.52%) HP
10 51 (6.98%) CheckPoint
11 46 (6.29%) Brocade
12 37 (5.06%) Citrix
13 33 (4.51%) IBM
14 32 (4.38%) Fortinet
15 31 (4.24%) Red Hat
16 29 (3.97%) Aruba
17 26 (3.56%) Huawei
18 25 (3.42%) Ericsson
19 19 (2.60%) Avaya
19 19 (2.60%) EMC