Period
to 21 February 2020

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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethernet
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 628 599 614
Rank change year-on-year -29 +15 -56
Permanent jobs citing Ethernet 422 596 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.39% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% 2.62% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 344 463 520
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £27,000 £30,000 £31,125
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -9.57% +17.50%

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 18,598 22,771 26,854
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.03% 15.05% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14,668 17,813 21,685
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,843 £76,250 £73,750
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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 2020. 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 0 403 £45,000 - 132
UK excluding London -12 281 £45,000 +5.88% 124
South East +53 136 £55,000 +25.00% 36
London +65 125 £42,500 -15.00% 16
North of England +29 48 £43,250 +1.76% 17
Midlands +6 34 £31,250 -37.50% 21
South West +42 32 £42,500 -15.00% 12
North West +44 28 £42,500 +6.25% 10
East of England -20 24 £45,000 +34.53% 30
East Midlands +19 19 £22,000 -52.93% 5
Yorkshire +26 15 £47,500 -5.00% 6
West Midlands +19 15 £35,000 -36.36% 15
Scotland +23 7 £22,500 -47.06% 4
North East - 5 £35,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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.

1 181 (42.89%) Firewall
2 170 (40.28%) Cisco
3 151 (35.78%) Cisco Certification
4 147 (34.83%) TCP/IP
5 139 (32.94%) MPLS
6 130 (30.81%) WAN
7 111 (26.30%) BGP
8 108 (25.59%) Telecoms
9 102 (24.17%) CCNP
10 97 (22.99%) Juniper
11 95 (22.51%) VPN
12 93 (22.04%) LAN
13 90 (21.33%) DNS
13 90 (21.33%) Wireless
14 89 (21.09%) Degree
15 85 (20.14%) OSPF
16 83 (19.67%) Microsoft
17 82 (19.43%) Wi-Fi
18 80 (18.96%) VoIP
19 77 (18.25%) CCNA
20 74 (17.54%) Windows
21 66 (15.64%) DHCP
22 64 (15.17%) Linux
23 57 (13.51%) Network Monitoring
24 56 (13.27%) Data Centre
25 55 (13.03%) C
26 53 (12.56%) DSL
27 51 (12.09%) Internet
27 51 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
28 46 (10.90%) Broadband

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 9 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (1.90%) IIS
3 5 (1.18%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.18%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.71%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.24%) nginx
6 1 (0.24%) Site Server
6 1 (0.24%) WinCC
Applications
1 33 (7.82%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (4.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (3.79%) Spreadsheet
4 14 (3.32%) MS Visio
5 13 (3.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.95%) Gephi
6 4 (0.95%) Simulink
7 3 (0.71%) Stateflow
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.24%) EPLAN
8 1 (0.24%) OrCAD
8 1 (0.24%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.95%) assyst
1 4 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 44 (10.43%) Office 365
2 12 (2.84%) Azure
3 8 (1.90%) AWS
4 7 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.42%) G Suite
6 2 (0.47%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 181 (42.89%) Firewall
2 147 (34.83%) TCP/IP
3 139 (32.94%) MPLS
4 130 (30.81%) WAN
5 111 (26.30%) BGP
6 95 (22.51%) VPN
7 93 (22.04%) LAN
8 90 (21.33%) DNS
8 90 (21.33%) Wireless
9 85 (20.14%) OSPF
10 82 (19.43%) Wi-Fi
11 80 (18.96%) VoIP
12 66 (15.64%) DHCP
13 53 (12.56%) DSL
14 51 (12.09%) Internet
15 46 (10.90%) Broadband
16 39 (9.24%) Network Security
17 38 (9.00%) ISDN
18 36 (8.53%) Cisco Nexus
18 36 (8.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.18%) Apache Hive
1 5 (1.18%) Big Data
1 5 (1.18%) Impala
2 3 (0.71%) MySQL
3 2 (0.47%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (1.66%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.71%) Bitbucket
3 3 (0.71%) Bitbucket Server
3 3 (0.71%) git-flow
3 3 (0.71%) JIRA
4 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 108 (25.59%) Telecoms
2 18 (4.27%) Electronics
3 17 (4.03%) Finance
4 15 (3.55%) Aerospace
5 13 (3.08%) Banking
5 13 (3.08%) Public Sector
6 10 (2.37%) Marketing
7 9 (2.13%) Games
8 7 (1.66%) German Language
8 7 (1.66%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.42%) Automotive
9 6 (1.42%) Law
10 5 (1.18%) Advertising
10 5 (1.18%) Retail
11 4 (0.95%) French Language
11 4 (0.95%) Italian Language
11 4 (0.95%) Legal
11 4 (0.95%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.47%) Billing
12 2 (0.47%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 155 (36.73%) Network Engineer
2 67 (15.88%) Support Engineer
3 51 (12.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 31 (7.35%) Cisco Engineer
4 31 (7.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 31 (7.35%) IT Support
5 27 (6.40%) IT Engineer
5 27 (6.40%) Technical Support
6 23 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 23 (5.45%) IT Support Engineer
6 23 (5.45%) Network Support
6 23 (5.45%) Software Engineer
7 22 (5.21%) Network Support Engineer
8 20 (4.74%) Design Engineer
9 19 (4.50%) Architect
9 19 (4.50%) Embedded Engineer
10 17 (4.03%) Analyst
10 17 (4.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 14 (3.32%) Juniper Engineer
11 14 (3.32%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.42%) 802.1X
1 6 (1.42%) RESTful
2 5 (1.18%) .NET
2 5 (1.18%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (1.18%) Kafka
2 5 (1.18%) Middleware
3 4 (0.95%) jQuery
4 3 (0.71%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.71%) PyTorch
4 3 (0.71%) TensorFlow
5 2 (0.47%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.47%) Flash
5 2 (0.47%) HATEOAS
5 2 (0.47%) HTML
5 2 (0.47%) Node.js
5 2 (0.47%) Polymer
5 2 (0.47%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.47%) STL
5 2 (0.47%) Web Components
6 1 (0.24%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 56 (13.27%) Data Centre
2 37 (8.77%) Management Information System
3 28 (6.64%) Fibre Optics
4 27 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (5.92%) PKI
6 22 (5.21%) Algorithms
6 22 (5.21%) Self-Motivation
7 20 (4.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 14 (3.32%) VHDL
9 12 (2.84%) Driving Licence
10 7 (1.66%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.42%) CCTV
11 6 (1.42%) User Experience
11 6 (1.42%) Verilog
12 5 (1.18%) CAN bus
12 5 (1.18%) Handset
12 5 (1.18%) Life Science
12 5 (1.18%) Robotics
13 4 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 4 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 74 (17.54%) Windows
2 64 (15.17%) Linux
3 29 (6.87%) Apple iOS
4 22 (5.21%) Windows 10
5 21 (4.98%) Unix
6 19 (4.50%) Windows Server
7 17 (4.03%) Windows 7
8 16 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.71%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.71%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.47%) Android
11 2 (0.47%) FreeRTOS
11 2 (0.47%) HPUX
11 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.47%) Solaris
11 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.47%) VxWorks
11 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (13.51%) Network Monitoring
2 51 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
3 44 (10.43%) ITIL
4 40 (9.48%) Network Design
4 40 (9.48%) Project Management
5 37 (8.77%) Computer Science
6 36 (8.53%) Mentoring
7 32 (7.58%) Software Engineering
8 31 (7.35%) Mathematics
9 30 (7.11%) Kalman Filter
9 30 (7.11%) Load Balancing
10 27 (6.40%) Network Management
11 25 (5.92%) Cybersecurity
12 24 (5.69%) Mobile Device Management
13 22 (5.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 22 (5.21%) Web Filtering
14 21 (4.98%) Change Control
14 21 (4.98%) Network Architecture
15 20 (4.74%) Validation
16 19 (4.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 55 (13.03%) C
2 27 (6.40%) Python
3 23 (5.45%) C++
4 17 (4.03%) Java
4 17 (4.03%) PowerShell
5 16 (3.79%) Embedded C
6 13 (3.08%) C#
6 13 (3.08%) Perl
7 6 (1.42%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.42%) MATLAB
8 5 (1.18%) PHP
8 5 (1.18%) R
8 5 (1.18%) SQL
9 4 (0.95%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.47%) Ada
10 2 (0.47%) Ladder Logic
10 2 (0.47%) VBA
11 1 (0.24%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.24%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.24%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 151 (35.78%) Cisco Certification
2 102 (24.17%) CCNP
3 89 (21.09%) Degree
4 77 (18.25%) CCNA
5 35 (8.29%) CCIE
6 30 (7.11%) Security Cleared
7 28 (6.64%) JNCIA
8 27 (6.40%) CCDP
9 24 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (5.21%) SC Cleared
11 21 (4.98%) Computer Science Degree
12 17 (4.03%) HNC
13 15 (3.55%) MCSA
14 14 (3.32%) CCDA
15 13 (3.08%) HND
15 13 (3.08%) JNCIS
16 12 (2.84%) CCIP
16 12 (2.84%) DBS Check
17 10 (2.37%) JNCIP
18 8 (1.90%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.87%) SLA
2 14 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.90%) MISRA
3 8 (1.90%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.18%) IEC 61131
4 5 (1.18%) QA
5 3 (0.71%) GDPR
5 3 (0.71%) ISO 26262
5 3 (0.71%) PMO
6 1 (0.24%) JTAG
System Software
1 26 (6.16%) Active Directory
2 23 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.79%) Firmware
4 15 (3.55%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (2.13%) VMware Server
7 6 (1.42%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.18%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.71%) vSphere
11 2 (0.47%) vCloud
11 2 (0.47%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.24%) Docker
12 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (4.98%) Cisco Prime
2 17 (4.03%) SolarWinds Orion
3 13 (3.08%) SCCM
4 9 (2.13%) Ansible
5 6 (1.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 6 (1.42%) SCOM
6 5 (1.18%) Oozie
7 4 (0.95%) Amdocs OSS
7 4 (0.95%) Icinga
7 4 (0.95%) Kibana
7 4 (0.95%) Observium
7 4 (0.95%) SCSM
8 3 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (0.71%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.71%) Stealthwatch
9 2 (0.47%) Cacti
9 2 (0.47%) Cisco LMS
9 2 (0.47%) Nagios
9 2 (0.47%) Nmap
Vendors
1 170 (40.28%) Cisco
2 97 (22.99%) Juniper
3 83 (19.67%) Microsoft
4 33 (7.82%) Palo Alto
5 30 (7.11%) Citrix
6 28 (6.64%) HP
6 28 (6.64%) SolarWinds
6 28 (6.64%) VMware
7 22 (5.21%) BT
8 21 (4.98%) F5
9 20 (4.74%) Huawei
10 17 (4.03%) Barracuda Networks
10 17 (4.03%) Forcepoint
11 16 (3.79%) Meraki
12 15 (3.55%) CheckPoint
13 14 (3.32%) Avaya
14 13 (3.08%) NEC
15 12 (2.84%) Samsung
16 11 (2.61%) Fortinet
16 11 (2.61%) Nokia