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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 8 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethernet
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 854 615 577
Rank change year-on-year -239 -38 +119
Permanent jobs citing Ethernet 384 430 220
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.38% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.73% 2.89% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 273 268 171
10th Percentile £30,800 £33,868 £24,750
25th Percentile £41,225 £42,500 £36,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £63,125
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% -4.26%

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 22,134 14,865 10,031
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.96% 13.04% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 12,141 10,335 8,040
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £38,500 £36,438 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £70,750 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 8 August 2022.

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 8 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -174 365 £60,000 +9.09% 109
UK excluding London -136 258 £52,500 -4.55% 99
South East +23 135 £45,000 +18.27% 34
London -156 109 £72,500 +26.09% 15
Work from Home -279 98 £49,150 -10.64% 42
North of England -148 45 £85,000 +54.55% 12
Midlands -34 39 £70,000 +33.33% 18
West Midlands -36 32 £70,000 +27.27% 10
Yorkshire -81 32 £85,000 +54.55% 4
South West -28 26 £53,750 -2.27% 11
East of England -71 16 £61,250 +2.08% 17
East Midlands -13 7 £49,250 -1.50% 8
Scotland -61 7 £32,750 -40.45% 4
North West -88 7 £63,750 +6.25% 6
North East -6 6 £35,000 -41.67% 2
Northern Ireland -13 1 £40,000 -11.11%

For the 6 months to 8 August 2022, 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.

1 118 (30.73%) MPLS
2 105 (27.34%) Cisco
3 100 (26.04%) Firewall
3 100 (26.04%) Social Skills
4 94 (24.48%) DNS
5 92 (23.96%) TCP/IP
6 91 (23.70%) BGP
7 85 (22.14%) Wireless
8 73 (19.01%) Degree
9 70 (18.23%) DHCP
10 65 (16.93%) OSPF
11 64 (16.67%) LAN
12 62 (16.15%) Cisco Certification
13 61 (15.89%) Internet
13 61 (15.89%) WAN
14 59 (15.36%) Telecoms
15 56 (14.58%) Network Design
15 56 (14.58%) Network Management
16 54 (14.06%) Computer Science
17 52 (13.54%) IPv6
18 50 (13.02%) Agile
19 48 (12.50%) DWDM
20 47 (12.24%) Linux
21 46 (11.98%) Python
22 45 (11.72%) Project Management
23 44 (11.46%) Self-Motivation
23 44 (11.46%) Palo Alto
24 43 (11.20%) VLAN
25 42 (10.94%) Software Engineering
25 42 (10.94%) Juniper

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 5 (1.30%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.04%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.04%) WinCC
3 3 (0.78%) Apache
4 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.26%) Confluence
4 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.26%) Site Server
4 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.08%) Simulink
4 3 (0.78%) CANalyzer
4 3 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (2.08%) Teamcenter
2 5 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.04%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.78%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.77%) Azure
2 23 (5.99%) Microsoft 365
3 13 (3.39%) AWS
4 5 (1.30%) Azure DevOps
4 5 (1.30%) Slack
5 4 (1.04%) Google Workspace
5 4 (1.04%) Power Platform
6 2 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.52%) GCP
6 2 (0.52%) GitHub
6 2 (0.52%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 118 (30.73%) MPLS
2 100 (26.04%) Firewall
3 94 (24.48%) DNS
4 92 (23.96%) TCP/IP
5 91 (23.70%) BGP
6 85 (22.14%) Wireless
7 70 (18.23%) DHCP
8 65 (16.93%) OSPF
9 64 (16.67%) LAN
10 61 (15.89%) Internet
10 61 (15.89%) WAN
11 52 (13.54%) IPv6
12 48 (12.50%) DWDM
13 43 (11.20%) VLAN
14 41 (10.68%) Wi-Fi
15 33 (8.59%) Broadband
16 32 (8.33%) HTTP
16 32 (8.33%) Mobile Backhaul
17 31 (8.07%) 3GPP
17 31 (8.07%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.82%) Geospatial Data
1 7 (1.82%) GIS
2 6 (1.56%) Data Mining
3 5 (1.30%) Tableau
4 4 (1.04%) Power BI
5 2 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.52%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.26%) MySQL
6 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (6.77%) JIRA
2 15 (3.91%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.65%) Rational DOORS
4 8 (2.08%) LabVIEW
5 7 (1.82%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.04%) Postman
7 3 (0.78%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.78%) GCC
8 2 (0.52%) GitLab
9 1 (0.26%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.26%) Travis CI
General
1 100 (26.04%) Social Skills
2 59 (15.36%) Telecoms
3 33 (8.59%) Finance
4 32 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (6.77%) Automotive
6 20 (5.21%) Manufacturing
7 14 (3.65%) Electronics
8 12 (3.13%) Aerospace
9 9 (2.34%) Law
9 9 (2.34%) Marketing
9 9 (2.34%) Public Sector
10 7 (1.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 6 (1.56%) Retail
12 5 (1.30%) Military
13 4 (1.04%) Advertising
14 3 (0.78%) Banking
14 3 (0.78%) Billing
14 3 (0.78%) Legal
15 2 (0.52%) Presentation Skills
16 1 (0.26%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 102 (26.56%) Network Engineer
2 64 (16.67%) Architect
3 29 (7.55%) Developer
4 26 (6.77%) Software Architect
4 26 (6.77%) Systems Architect
4 26 (6.77%) UML Architect
5 24 (6.25%) Senior Architect
5 24 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 24 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 23 (5.99%) Software Developer
7 21 (5.47%) Network Architect
8 19 (4.95%) Graduate
8 19 (4.95%) Graduate Network Engineer
9 18 (4.69%) IP Engineer
10 16 (4.17%) Analyst
11 15 (3.91%) Design Engineer
12 14 (3.65%) Cybersecurity Architect
12 14 (3.65%) Principal Engineer
12 14 (3.65%) Security Architect
12 14 (3.65%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.03%) 802.1X
2 26 (6.77%) RESTful
3 10 (2.60%) JSON
4 8 (2.08%) CSS
4 8 (2.08%) CSS3
4 8 (2.08%) HTML
4 8 (2.08%) HTML5
5 7 (1.82%) .NET
6 6 (1.56%) WPF
7 5 (1.30%) Middleware
8 2 (0.52%) NumPy
8 2 (0.52%) Pandas
9 1 (0.26%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.26%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.46%) Self-Motivation
2 41 (10.68%) IoT
3 27 (7.03%) Management Information System
4 19 (4.95%) Data Centre
4 19 (4.95%) Driving Licence
5 17 (4.43%) Embedded Systems
6 15 (3.91%) Device Driver
7 14 (3.65%) Cyberthreat
8 12 (3.13%) Fibre Optics
9 11 (2.86%) Algorithms
10 10 (2.60%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.82%) Verilog
12 6 (1.56%) ASIC
12 6 (1.56%) PCIe
12 6 (1.56%) PKI
12 6 (1.56%) SystemC
13 5 (1.30%) Fixed Income
13 5 (1.30%) SCADA
13 5 (1.30%) Smartphone
14 4 (1.04%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 47 (12.24%) Linux
2 40 (10.42%) Windows
3 14 (3.65%) VxWorks
4 13 (3.39%) Windows 10
5 11 (2.86%) Windows Server
6 9 (2.34%) Unix
7 8 (2.08%) CentOS
7 8 (2.08%) Debian
7 8 (2.08%) Scientific Linux
7 8 (2.08%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.82%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.30%) Windows Server 2016
10 5 (1.30%) Windows Server 2019
11 4 (1.04%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.78%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.52%) CatOS
13 2 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (14.58%) Network Design
1 56 (14.58%) Network Management
2 54 (14.06%) Computer Science
3 50 (13.02%) Agile
4 45 (11.72%) Project Management
5 42 (10.94%) Software Engineering
6 39 (10.16%) Cybersecurity
7 35 (9.11%) Problem-Solving
8 34 (8.85%) Storage Management
9 33 (8.59%) Project Delivery
10 32 (8.33%) UML
11 23 (5.99%) Embedded Software Development
12 22 (5.73%) Network Architecture
13 21 (5.47%) Waterfall
14 20 (5.21%) Network Virtualisation
15 19 (4.95%) Product Management
16 18 (4.69%) Configuration Management
17 17 (4.43%) ITIL
18 16 (4.17%) Service Delivery
18 16 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 46 (11.98%) Python
2 38 (9.90%) C
2 38 (9.90%) C++
3 25 (6.51%) C#
4 18 (4.69%) Java
5 14 (3.65%) JavaScript
6 10 (2.60%) Bash
7 9 (2.34%) MATLAB
7 9 (2.34%) Perl
8 6 (1.56%) SQL
8 6 (1.56%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.04%) Lua
10 3 (0.78%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.52%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.52%) Tcl
12 1 (0.26%) Korn
12 1 (0.26%) PHP
12 1 (0.26%) SystemVerilog
12 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 73 (19.01%) Degree
2 62 (16.15%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (8.07%) CCIE
4 30 (7.81%) CCNP
4 30 (7.81%) Security Cleared
5 27 (7.03%) CCNA
6 19 (4.95%) CCIE Service Provider
6 19 (4.95%) CISA
6 19 (4.95%) CISSP
7 14 (3.65%) CISM
8 12 (3.13%) SC Cleared
9 8 (2.08%) CCIP
9 8 (2.08%) Master's Degree
10 6 (1.56%) CEH
10 6 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (1.56%) JNCIA
11 5 (1.30%) CCDP
11 5 (1.30%) DBS Check
11 5 (1.30%) GSEC
11 5 (1.30%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.21%) SLA
2 14 (3.65%) AUTOSAR
3 12 (3.13%) Data Quality
4 8 (2.08%) QA
5 6 (1.56%) JTAG
6 5 (1.30%) IEC 61131
6 5 (1.30%) NCSC
6 5 (1.30%) NIST
6 5 (1.30%) PCI DSS
7 4 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.52%) GDPR
9 1 (0.26%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.26%) ISO 26262
9 1 (0.26%) MISRA
9 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (4.43%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.08%) Lustre
3 8 (2.08%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 4 (1.04%) Firmware
5 3 (0.78%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.52%) vSphere
7 1 (0.26%) Docker
7 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (3.39%) Ansible
2 4 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (1.04%) Malwarebytes
2 4 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (1.04%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (1.04%) Terraform
3 3 (0.78%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 3 (0.78%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.78%) SCCM
4 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.26%) Cacti
5 1 (0.26%) FTK
5 1 (0.26%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.26%) Nagios
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 105 (27.34%) Cisco
2 44 (11.46%) Palo Alto
3 42 (10.94%) Juniper
4 38 (9.90%) Microsoft
5 29 (7.55%) SolarWinds
6 24 (6.25%) Nokia
7 23 (5.99%) VMware
8 20 (5.21%) Ericsson
9 17 (4.43%) Aruba
9 17 (4.43%) Ciena
10 16 (4.17%) HP
11 15 (3.91%) Openreach
11 15 (3.91%) Riverbed
12 14 (3.65%) QNX
13 12 (3.13%) Brocade
13 12 (3.13%) Mitel
14 11 (2.86%) Citrix
15 10 (2.60%) Red Hat
16 9 (2.34%) CheckPoint
16 9 (2.34%) Splunk