Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethernet
UK
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 635 578 590
Rank change year-on-year -57 +12 +30
Permanent jobs citing Ethernet 475 713 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.44% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.26% 2.94% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 367 524 639
UK median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,300 £27,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,875 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

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 20,999 24,288 28,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.44% 14.90% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 16,295 19,147 22,892
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019. 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 -39 454 £46,250 +2.78% 145
UK excluding London -39 342 £45,000 +5.88% 123
South East +49 158 £55,000 +15.18% 33
London -3 120 £52,500 - 31
North of England -4 56 £43,250 +23.57% 11
Midlands +10 51 £43,500 -8.42% 23
North West -1 42 £47,500 +37.68% 4
South West +6 40 £40,000 - 21
West Midlands +31 31 £48,864 -11.16% 15
East of England -44 26 £45,000 +25.00% 26
East Midlands -9 20 £40,000 -15.79% 8
Yorkshire +7 13 £33,750 -20.59% 7
Scotland +14 7 £33,750 -20.59% 6
Isle of Man - 3 £51,000 -
North East +23 1 - -
Wales +11 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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.

1 191 (40.21%) Cisco
2 172 (36.21%) Firewall
3 169 (35.58%) Cisco Certification
4 152 (32.00%) MPLS
5 133 (28.00%) Telecoms
6 130 (27.37%) BGP
7 126 (26.53%) TCP/IP
8 118 (24.84%) VPN
9 116 (24.42%) Juniper
10 115 (24.21%) CCNP
10 115 (24.21%) WAN
11 100 (21.05%) OSPF
12 97 (20.42%) Degree
13 92 (19.37%) CCNA
14 89 (18.74%) LAN
15 83 (17.47%) Linux
15 83 (17.47%) Wireless
16 70 (14.74%) DNS
16 70 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
17 69 (14.53%) C
18 68 (14.32%) VoIP
19 66 (13.89%) Microsoft
20 63 (13.26%) Windows
21 58 (12.21%) Broadband
22 53 (11.16%) Data Centre
23 51 (10.74%) VLAN
24 48 (10.11%) Finance
25 47 (9.89%) Wi-Fi
26 46 (9.68%) Internet
27 45 (9.47%) DHCP

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 (2.11%) IIS
2 9 (1.89%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.68%) Apache Spark
3 8 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (0.84%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.63%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.21%) Apache
7 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.21%) SAS
7 1 (0.21%) Site Server
7 1 (0.21%) Smallworld
7 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.21%) WinCC
Applications
1 26 (5.47%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.79%) Spreadsheet
3 17 (3.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (1.89%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (1.47%) Gephi
7 5 (1.05%) Simulink
8 4 (0.84%) Stateflow
9 1 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.21%) EPLAN
9 1 (0.21%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Eze OMS
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.58%) Office 365
2 15 (3.16%) AWS
3 14 (2.95%) Azure
4 6 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.26%) G Suite
5 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.42%) GCP
5 2 (0.42%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.21%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 172 (36.21%) Firewall
2 152 (32.00%) MPLS
3 130 (27.37%) BGP
4 126 (26.53%) TCP/IP
5 118 (24.84%) VPN
6 115 (24.21%) WAN
7 100 (21.05%) OSPF
8 89 (18.74%) LAN
9 83 (17.47%) Wireless
10 70 (14.74%) DNS
11 68 (14.32%) VoIP
12 58 (12.21%) Broadband
13 51 (10.74%) VLAN
14 47 (9.89%) Wi-Fi
15 46 (9.68%) Internet
16 45 (9.47%) DHCP
17 42 (8.84%) DSL
18 36 (7.58%) Network Security
19 33 (6.95%) IPsec
20 31 (6.53%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.68%) Apache Hive
1 8 (1.68%) Big Data
1 8 (1.68%) Impala
2 4 (0.84%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.42%) MySQL
3 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.21%) GIS
4 1 (0.21%) QGIS
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.63%) Eclipse
2 3 (0.63%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.42%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.42%) JIRA
3 2 (0.42%) Maven
3 2 (0.42%) Selenium
3 2 (0.42%) Subversion
4 1 (0.21%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.21%) Bitbucket Server
4 1 (0.21%) CANoe
4 1 (0.21%) CMake
4 1 (0.21%) git-flow
4 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
General
1 133 (28.00%) Telecoms
2 48 (10.11%) Finance
3 24 (5.05%) Electronics
4 22 (4.63%) Aerospace
5 15 (3.16%) Marketing
6 14 (2.95%) Public Sector
7 11 (2.32%) Automotive
7 11 (2.32%) Banking
8 10 (2.11%) Advertising
9 9 (1.89%) Law
9 9 (1.89%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.68%) Games
11 7 (1.47%) German Language
12 6 (1.26%) Retail
13 5 (1.05%) Billing
14 4 (0.84%) French Language
14 4 (0.84%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.84%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.42%) Fire and Rescue
15 2 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 127 (26.74%) Network Engineer
2 59 (12.42%) Support Engineer
3 50 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
4 35 (7.37%) Software Engineer
5 30 (6.32%) Cisco Engineer
6 29 (6.11%) Technical Support
7 27 (5.68%) Embedded Engineer
8 26 (5.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 25 (5.26%) Analyst
10 23 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 22 (4.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 19 (4.00%) IP Engineer
13 18 (3.79%) Technical Engineer
14 17 (3.58%) Technical Support Engineer
15 16 (3.37%) Architect
16 15 (3.16%) C Software Engineer
16 15 (3.16%) NOC Engineer
16 15 (3.16%) Product Manager
17 14 (2.95%) Information Security Officer
17 14 (2.95%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.68%) .NET
1 8 (1.68%) Elastic Stack
1 8 (1.68%) Kafka
2 7 (1.47%) 802.1X
2 7 (1.47%) Middleware
3 5 (1.05%) RESTful
4 4 (0.84%) Web Services
5 3 (0.63%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.63%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.63%) HATEOAS
5 3 (0.63%) Node.js
5 3 (0.63%) Polymer
5 3 (0.63%) PyTorch
5 3 (0.63%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (0.63%) TensorFlow
5 3 (0.63%) Web Components
6 2 (0.42%) HTML
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.42%) Spring
6 2 (0.42%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.16%) Data Centre
2 43 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (8.21%) Management Information System
4 36 (7.58%) Fibre Optics
5 26 (5.47%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (4.42%) Driving Licence
7 18 (3.79%) Algorithms
8 14 (2.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 14 (2.95%) PKI
9 12 (2.53%) Robotics
9 12 (2.53%) VHDL
10 11 (2.32%) User Experience
11 9 (1.89%) CCTV
12 8 (1.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 8 (1.68%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (1.47%) Cybercrime
13 7 (1.47%) Data Structures
14 6 (1.26%) Derivative
14 6 (1.26%) Fixed Income
15 5 (1.05%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 83 (17.47%) Linux
2 63 (13.26%) Windows
3 22 (4.63%) Windows 10
4 19 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 16 (3.37%) Windows 7
6 15 (3.16%) Unix
7 14 (2.95%) FreeRTOS
8 13 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (2.32%) VxWorks
11 9 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (1.68%) HPUX
12 8 (1.68%) Solaris
13 7 (1.47%) CentOS
13 7 (1.47%) Debian
14 6 (1.26%) Apple iOS
15 5 (1.05%) SUSE
15 5 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.84%) Android
17 3 (0.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
2 45 (9.47%) Project Management
3 43 (9.05%) Software Engineering
4 42 (8.84%) ITIL
4 42 (8.84%) Network Monitoring
5 39 (8.21%) Computer Science
6 38 (8.00%) Network Design
7 34 (7.16%) Network Management
8 32 (6.74%) Mentoring
9 26 (5.47%) Service Delivery
10 23 (4.84%) Cybersecurity
10 23 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 23 (4.84%) Kalman Filter
10 23 (4.84%) Load Balancing
10 23 (4.84%) Presales
11 22 (4.63%) Change Control
12 20 (4.21%) Information Security
12 20 (4.21%) Mathematics
12 20 (4.21%) Validation
13 19 (4.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (14.53%) C
2 32 (6.74%) Python
3 26 (5.47%) Java
4 24 (5.05%) C++
5 22 (4.63%) PowerShell
6 17 (3.58%) C#
7 16 (3.37%) Embedded C
8 11 (2.32%) ANSI C
8 11 (2.32%) SQL
9 8 (1.68%) R
10 6 (1.26%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.26%) Perl
11 5 (1.05%) MATLAB
12 4 (0.84%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.42%) Ladder Logic
13 2 (0.42%) PHP
13 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.42%) VBA
14 1 (0.21%) Fortran
14 1 (0.21%) Magik
Qualifications
1 169 (35.58%) Cisco Certification
2 115 (24.21%) CCNP
3 97 (20.42%) Degree
4 92 (19.37%) CCNA
5 42 (8.84%) CCIE
6 37 (7.79%) JNCIA
7 31 (6.53%) JNCIS
8 29 (6.11%) CCDP
8 29 (6.11%) Security Cleared
9 26 (5.47%) Computer Science Degree
9 26 (5.47%) JNCIP
10 24 (5.05%) HNC
11 19 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (3.58%) SC Cleared
13 15 (3.16%) HND
13 15 (3.16%) JNCIE
14 14 (2.95%) CCIP
14 14 (2.95%) MCSA
15 13 (2.74%) CCSP
16 11 (2.32%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.16%) SLA
2 15 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.74%) PCI DSS
4 12 (2.53%) JTAG
5 10 (2.11%) MISRA
6 9 (1.89%) IEC 61131
7 4 (0.84%) ISO 26262
7 4 (0.84%) QA
8 3 (0.63%) PMO
9 2 (0.42%) GDPR
9 2 (0.42%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.21%) TickIT
10 1 (0.21%) WAI
System Software
1 29 (6.11%) Active Directory
2 28 (5.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (5.68%) Firmware
4 11 (2.32%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (2.11%) Hyper-V
6 9 (1.89%) VMware Server
7 8 (1.68%) Apache Flume
8 7 (1.47%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.63%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.42%) NFS
10 2 (0.42%) vCloud
10 2 (0.42%) vSphere
10 2 (0.42%) XenApp
11 1 (0.21%) ACF2
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (3.58%) SCCM
2 12 (2.53%) SolarWinds Orion
3 11 (2.32%) Cisco Prime
4 9 (1.89%) Ansible
5 8 (1.68%) Cacti
5 8 (1.68%) Oozie
6 7 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (1.47%) Kibana
6 7 (1.47%) Observium
7 6 (1.26%) BMC PATROL
7 6 (1.26%) FortiGate
7 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 6 (1.26%) SCOM
8 3 (0.63%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (0.63%) Stealthwatch
8 3 (0.63%) WSUS
9 2 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.42%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.42%) SCSM
9 2 (0.42%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 191 (40.21%) Cisco
2 116 (24.42%) Juniper
3 66 (13.89%) Microsoft
4 35 (7.37%) Palo Alto
4 35 (7.37%) SolarWinds
4 35 (7.37%) VMware
5 27 (5.68%) Nokia
6 26 (5.47%) Fortinet
7 21 (4.42%) BT
8 19 (4.00%) HP
9 17 (3.58%) Red Hat
10 16 (3.37%) CheckPoint
10 16 (3.37%) Dell
10 16 (3.37%) Huawei
11 15 (3.16%) F5
12 13 (2.74%) Openreach
12 13 (2.74%) Virgin Media
13 11 (2.32%) Green Hills
13 11 (2.32%) QNX
13 11 (2.32%) Xilinx