Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethernet
UK
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 554 640 666
Rank change year-on-year +86 +26 -32
Permanent jobs citing Ethernet 304 361 503
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.82% 2.10% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 171 294 394
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,075 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £32,656 £36,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +2.22%
75th Percentile £64,000 £61,250 £56,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -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 10,765 17,167 22,720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.96% 15.08% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8,197 13,725 17,682
10th Percentile £28,575 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £34,000 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,500 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 13 April 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 13 April 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 +42 256 £52,500 +16.67% 127
UK excluding London +108 232 £50,000 +17.65% 121
North of England +112 112 £47,500 +35.71% 29
Yorkshire +79 93 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Work from Home -59 83 £57,500 +15.00% 17
London +39 52 £52,500 -4.55% 24
Midlands +55 31 £53,750 +106.73% 15
South East +14 31 £55,000 -4.35% 24
North West +33 17 £66,250 +147.66% 18
East Midlands +25 17 £50,000 +127.27% 4
East of England +51 16 £60,000 +34.83% 23
West Midlands +36 14 £57,500 +64.29% 11
South West +4 14 £36,750 -16.00% 12
Scotland +16 13 £55,000 +144.44% 14
Wales - 10 £46,000 -
Northern Ireland - 5 £45,000 - 4
North East +12 2 £45,000 +28.57% 1

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 121 (39.80%) TCP/IP
2 107 (35.20%) Wireless
3 104 (34.21%) C
4 92 (30.26%) Python
5 89 (29.28%) C++
6 82 (26.97%) MPLS
7 81 (26.64%) Telecoms
8 72 (23.68%) Linux
9 69 (22.70%) Wi-Fi
10 68 (22.37%) Validation
10 68 (22.37%) 802.1X
11 65 (21.38%) Computer Science
12 60 (19.74%) Broadband
13 58 (19.08%) Software Engineering
14 56 (18.42%) Cisco
14 56 (18.42%) Internet
14 56 (18.42%) MQTT
15 55 (18.09%) DNS
16 54 (17.76%) WAN
17 53 (17.43%) Firewall
18 52 (17.11%) VLAN
19 49 (16.12%) VPN
20 46 (15.13%) Software Testing
20 46 (15.13%) Wireshark
21 45 (14.80%) HTTP
22 43 (14.14%) Integration Testing
23 42 (13.82%) Kibana
23 42 (13.82%) Electronics
24 40 (13.16%) DHCP
25 39 (12.83%) Test Automation

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 10 (3.29%) MS Exchange
1 10 (3.29%) SharePoint
1 10 (3.29%) SharePoint Server
2 8 (2.63%) Confluence
3 7 (2.30%) OpenStack
4 6 (1.97%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.66%) Apache
6 1 (0.33%) SAS
6 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.33%) WinCC
Applications
1 19 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.97%) Gephi
3 5 (1.64%) Simulink
4 1 (0.33%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.95%) Azure
2 9 (2.96%) AWS
3 3 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.99%) Google Workspace
3 3 (0.99%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (0.99%) SaaS
4 2 (0.66%) Azure Functions
4 2 (0.66%) GCP
4 2 (0.66%) IaaS
4 2 (0.66%) Serverless
5 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 121 (39.80%) TCP/IP
2 107 (35.20%) Wireless
3 82 (26.97%) MPLS
4 69 (22.70%) Wi-Fi
5 60 (19.74%) Broadband
6 56 (18.42%) Internet
6 56 (18.42%) MQTT
7 55 (18.09%) DNS
8 54 (17.76%) WAN
9 53 (17.43%) Firewall
10 52 (17.11%) VLAN
11 49 (16.12%) VPN
12 46 (15.13%) Wireshark
13 45 (14.80%) HTTP
14 40 (13.16%) DHCP
15 36 (11.84%) 802.11
15 36 (11.84%) BGP
15 36 (11.84%) HTTPS
15 36 (11.84%) STUN
16 35 (11.51%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.97%) Apache Hive
1 6 (1.97%) Big Data
1 6 (1.97%) Impala
2 3 (0.99%) KDB
2 3 (0.99%) Kdb+
3 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.66%) MySQL
3 2 (0.66%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.33%) Apache Ignite
4 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (6.58%) Eclipse
2 14 (4.61%) Visual Studio
3 12 (3.95%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.29%) JIRA
5 9 (2.96%) GCC
6 6 (1.97%) Bitbucket
6 6 (1.97%) Bitbucket Server
6 6 (1.97%) git-flow
7 4 (1.32%) Subversion
8 2 (0.66%) Selenium
9 1 (0.33%) CANoe
9 1 (0.33%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.33%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.33%) TestRail
General
1 81 (26.64%) Telecoms
2 42 (13.82%) Electronics
3 30 (9.87%) Manufacturing
4 14 (4.61%) Automotive
5 8 (2.63%) Aerospace
6 7 (2.30%) Avionics
6 7 (2.30%) Banking
6 7 (2.30%) Publishing
6 7 (2.30%) Retail
7 6 (1.97%) Legal
8 5 (1.64%) Law
8 5 (1.64%) Military
8 5 (1.64%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.32%) French Language
10 3 (0.99%) Finance
10 3 (0.99%) Front Office
11 2 (0.66%) Billing
11 2 (0.66%) Public Sector
12 1 (0.33%) Games
12 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (15.13%) Systems Engineer
2 45 (14.80%) Network Engineer
3 44 (14.47%) Embedded Engineer
3 44 (14.47%) Software Engineer
4 38 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 29 (9.54%) Wireless Engineer
6 26 (8.55%) Chief Systems Engineer
7 25 (8.22%) Architect
7 25 (8.22%) Automation Engineer
8 22 (7.24%) Analyst
9 20 (6.58%) Senior Software Engineer
10 18 (5.92%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 17 (5.59%) Validation Engineer
12 16 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
12 16 (5.26%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 16 (5.26%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 16 (5.26%) Network Architect
13 14 (4.61%) Design Engineer
14 13 (4.28%) Customer Service Advisor
14 13 (4.28%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (22.37%) 802.1X
2 36 (11.84%) XMPP
3 32 (10.53%) RESTful
4 19 (6.25%) CSS
5 18 (5.92%) HTML
6 12 (3.95%) JSON
7 6 (1.97%) Elastic Stack
7 6 (1.97%) Kafka
7 6 (1.97%) POSIX
8 3 (0.99%) .NET
8 3 (0.99%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.99%) HTML5
8 3 (0.99%) Node.js
8 3 (0.99%) REST
9 2 (0.66%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.66%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.66%) CSS3
9 2 (0.66%) HATEOAS
9 2 (0.66%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 26 (8.55%) Embedded Systems
3 25 (8.22%) Data Centre
4 20 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (5.92%) Device Driver
6 16 (5.26%) Public Cloud
7 15 (4.93%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.63%) CAN bus
8 8 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (2.30%) Data Structures
9 7 (2.30%) Fibre Optics
9 7 (2.30%) VHDL
10 6 (1.97%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.97%) Analytical Mindset
10 6 (1.97%) CPLD
10 6 (1.97%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 4 (1.32%) ASIC
12 3 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.99%) iPad
12 3 (0.99%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 72 (23.68%) Linux
2 33 (10.86%) Windows
3 18 (5.92%) Embedded Linux
4 14 (4.61%) Windows 10
5 12 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (3.62%) Windows Server 2019
7 10 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.96%) Windows Server
9 8 (2.63%) Ubuntu
10 7 (2.30%) Unix
11 4 (1.32%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.99%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2016
13 2 (0.66%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (22.37%) Validation
2 65 (21.38%) Computer Science
3 58 (19.08%) Software Engineering
4 46 (15.13%) Software Testing
5 43 (14.14%) Integration Testing
6 39 (12.83%) Test Automation
7 36 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (11.84%) Performance Measurement
8 35 (11.51%) Capacity Planning
9 31 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (9.54%) Storage Management
11 23 (7.57%) Problem-Solving
12 21 (6.91%) Network Design
13 19 (6.25%) ITIL
14 17 (5.59%) Embedded Software Development
14 17 (5.59%) Mathematics
15 16 (5.26%) Device Driver Development
15 16 (5.26%) Requirements Gathering
16 15 (4.93%) Customer Requirements
17 14 (4.61%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 104 (34.21%) C
2 92 (30.26%) Python
3 89 (29.28%) C++
4 23 (7.57%) Perl
5 20 (6.58%) C#
6 13 (4.28%) Embedded C
7 8 (2.63%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.97%) Java
8 6 (1.97%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.97%) R
8 6 (1.97%) Ruby
9 5 (1.64%) Assembly Language
9 5 (1.64%) MATLAB
9 5 (1.64%) TypeScript
10 3 (0.99%) Embedded C++
11 2 (0.66%) Go
11 2 (0.66%) PHP
11 2 (0.66%) SQL
12 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 36 (11.84%) Security Cleared
2 35 (11.51%) Degree
3 34 (11.18%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (8.88%) SC Cleared
5 25 (8.22%) CCNA
6 19 (6.25%) CCNP
7 16 (5.26%) DBS Check
8 15 (4.93%) JNCIA
8 15 (4.93%) JNCIP
9 9 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (2.30%) MCSE
11 6 (1.97%) CEH
11 6 (1.97%) CISSP
11 6 (1.97%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (1.97%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.97%) GIAC
11 6 (1.97%) Linux+ Certification
11 6 (1.97%) Network+ Certification
11 6 (1.97%) SANS
11 6 (1.97%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.29%) SLA
2 7 (2.30%) ISO 26262
2 7 (2.30%) OASIS TOSCA
2 7 (2.30%) QA
3 3 (0.99%) COBIT
3 3 (0.99%) GRC
3 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.66%) JTAG
5 1 (0.33%) HAZOP
5 1 (0.33%) MISRA
5 1 (0.33%) NIST
System Software
1 33 (10.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (5.59%) Firmware
3 16 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 12 (3.95%) VMware NSX
5 9 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.63%) XenApp
7 7 (2.30%) KVM
8 6 (1.97%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.99%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 42 (13.82%) Kibana
2 36 (11.84%) Graylog
3 12 (3.95%) Ansible
3 12 (3.95%) FortiGate
3 12 (3.95%) Terraform
4 7 (2.30%) Nagios
4 7 (2.30%) Nmap
5 6 (1.97%) Cacti
5 6 (1.97%) Oozie
6 2 (0.66%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.33%) Netcool
7 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 56 (18.42%) Cisco
2 36 (11.84%) VMware
3 29 (9.54%) Microsoft
4 23 (7.57%) Juniper
5 22 (7.24%) Fortinet
6 17 (5.59%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 16 (5.26%) SolarWinds
8 14 (4.61%) Xilinx
9 13 (4.28%) Citrix
10 12 (3.95%) CA
11 11 (3.62%) Nokia
12 9 (2.96%) CheckPoint
12 9 (2.96%) Meraki
13 8 (2.63%) Palo Alto
14 7 (2.30%) Agilent
14 7 (2.30%) Arista
15 6 (1.97%) BT
15 6 (1.97%) D-Link
15 6 (1.97%) Draytek
15 6 (1.97%) Splunk