Period
to 29 November 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 29 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethernet
UK
6 months to
29 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 666 539 640
Rank change year-on-year -127 +101 -34
Permanent jobs citing Ethernet 417 198 481
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.37% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.51% 2.43% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 292 150 379
10th Percentile £31,250 £23,925 £27,400
25th Percentile £38,625 £32,500 £33,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% - -
75th Percentile £70,313 £55,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 16,591 8,143 20,834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.89% 15.02% 15.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11,397 6,684 16,498
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 29 November 2021.

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 29 November 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 -162 351 £50,000 +11.11% 106
UK excluding London -106 282 £50,000 +11.11% 97
North of England -52 127 £60,000 +53.85% 18
Work from Home -184 93 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Yorkshire -52 87 £85,000 +78.95% 4
South East -99 84 £45,000 -18.18% 24
London -227 78 £50,000 +33.33% 21
North West -76 37 £45,000 +104.55% 10
South West -71 27 £55,000 +40.13% 13
Midlands -102 22 £38,000 -24.00% 19
West Midlands -93 20 £38,000 -27.62% 12
Scotland -62 17 £42,500 -11.46% 11
East of England -105 12 £50,000 +25.00% 11
North East -34 3 £60,000 +33.33% 4
East Midlands -67 3 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Wales -45 2 £33,500 -27.17% 1

For the 6 months to 29 November 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.

1 159 (38.13%) Wireless
2 148 (35.49%) TCP/IP
3 143 (34.29%) C
4 140 (33.57%) C++
5 131 (31.41%) Social Skills
6 121 (29.02%) Software Engineering
7 109 (26.14%) MPLS
8 104 (24.94%) Computer Science
9 96 (23.02%) Wi-Fi
10 94 (22.54%) Broadband
11 89 (21.34%) Telecoms
12 87 (20.86%) Cisco
13 80 (19.18%) DNS
13 80 (19.18%) Firewall
14 79 (18.94%) Linux
15 77 (18.47%) Internet
16 69 (16.55%) LAN
16 69 (16.55%) MQTT
17 68 (16.31%) Degree
18 67 (16.07%) 802.1X
18 67 (16.07%) BGP
19 66 (15.83%) DHCP
20 60 (14.39%) Firmware
20 60 (14.39%) Device Driver
20 60 (14.39%) VLAN
21 56 (13.43%) VPN
21 56 (13.43%) Windows
22 54 (12.95%) Microsoft
23 51 (12.23%) Validation
23 51 (12.23%) Device Driver Development

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 6 (1.44%) Confluence
2 4 (0.96%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (5.52%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.20%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.72%) Simulink
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.96%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.52%) Microsoft 365
2 17 (4.08%) AWS
3 15 (3.60%) Azure
4 5 (1.20%) Google Workspace
5 4 (0.96%) GCP
6 3 (0.72%) Trello
7 2 (0.48%) GitHub
8 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.24%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.24%) IaaS
8 1 (0.24%) PaaS
8 1 (0.24%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 159 (38.13%) Wireless
2 148 (35.49%) TCP/IP
3 109 (26.14%) MPLS
4 96 (23.02%) Wi-Fi
5 94 (22.54%) Broadband
6 80 (19.18%) DNS
6 80 (19.18%) Firewall
7 77 (18.47%) Internet
8 69 (16.55%) LAN
8 69 (16.55%) MQTT
9 67 (16.07%) BGP
10 66 (15.83%) DHCP
11 60 (14.39%) VLAN
12 56 (13.43%) VPN
13 50 (11.99%) IPv6
13 50 (11.99%) WAN
14 46 (11.03%) HTTP
15 43 (10.31%) Bluetooth
15 43 (10.31%) IPv4
16 42 (10.07%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.24%) KDB
2 1 (0.24%) Kdb+
2 1 (0.24%) MariaDB
2 1 (0.24%) MySQL
2 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (4.32%) JIRA
2 12 (2.88%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.68%) Subversion
4 5 (1.20%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.20%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.24%) GitLab
General
1 131 (31.41%) Social Skills
2 89 (21.34%) Telecoms
3 31 (7.43%) Manufacturing
4 22 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.84%) Finance
6 14 (3.36%) French Language
7 12 (2.88%) Aerospace
7 12 (2.88%) Electronics
7 12 (2.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 11 (2.64%) Automotive
9 10 (2.40%) Billing
10 9 (2.16%) Banking
10 9 (2.16%) Brand Awareness
11 8 (1.92%) Influencing Skills
12 7 (1.68%) Marketing
13 5 (1.20%) Law
14 3 (0.72%) Organisational Skills
14 3 (0.72%) Public Sector
14 3 (0.72%) Publishing
15 2 (0.48%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 102 (24.46%) Software Engineer
2 74 (17.75%) Embedded Engineer
3 70 (16.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 69 (16.55%) Network Engineer
5 56 (13.43%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 55 (13.19%) C++ Software Engineer
6 55 (13.19%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 50 (11.99%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 50 (11.99%) Linux Engineer
8 49 (11.75%) C Software Engineer
8 49 (11.75%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 49 (11.75%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 49 (11.75%) Embedded C Engineer
8 49 (11.75%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 49 (11.75%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 49 (11.75%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
9 48 (11.51%) Systems Engineer
10 47 (11.27%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
11 44 (10.55%) Architect
12 43 (10.31%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (16.07%) 802.1X
2 46 (11.03%) HTML
3 44 (10.55%) CSS
4 42 (10.07%) RESTful
5 21 (5.04%) XMPP
6 11 (2.64%) .NET
7 9 (2.16%) JSON
8 8 (1.92%) Yocto
9 7 (1.68%) STL
10 5 (1.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 5 (1.20%) GStreamer
10 5 (1.20%) OpenCV
10 5 (1.20%) Qt
11 4 (0.96%) XML
12 3 (0.72%) Middleware
13 2 (0.48%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.48%) MFC
13 2 (0.48%) RFC 2544
14 1 (0.24%) SOAP
14 1 (0.24%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 60 (14.39%) Device Driver
2 49 (11.75%) Embedded Systems
3 24 (5.76%) Data Centre
4 22 (5.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 18 (4.32%) Management Information System
6 17 (4.08%) VHDL
7 16 (3.84%) Fibre Optics
8 12 (2.88%) CAN bus
8 12 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (2.16%) Driving Licence
10 8 (1.92%) Public Cloud
10 8 (1.92%) SCADA
11 6 (1.44%) Analogue Electronics
11 6 (1.44%) CCTV
11 6 (1.44%) User Experience
12 5 (1.20%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.20%) CUDA
12 5 (1.20%) Industry 4.0
12 5 (1.20%) Verilog
12 5 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 79 (18.94%) Linux
2 56 (13.43%) Windows
3 20 (4.80%) Windows Server
4 13 (3.12%) Embedded Linux
5 8 (1.92%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.20%) Mac OS
6 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.96%) VxWorks
7 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (0.72%) Android
8 3 (0.72%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.48%) Debian
9 2 (0.48%) SUSE
9 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.24%) CentOS
10 1 (0.24%) Solaris
10 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (29.02%) Software Engineering
2 104 (24.94%) Computer Science
3 51 (12.23%) Device Driver Development
3 51 (12.23%) Validation
4 47 (11.27%) Network Management
5 46 (11.03%) Problem-Solving
6 43 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (10.31%) Requirements Gathering
6 43 (10.31%) Software Testing
7 42 (10.07%) Storage Management
8 39 (9.35%) Network Design
9 35 (8.39%) Project Management
10 32 (7.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (6.95%) Performance Measurement
11 29 (6.95%) UML
12 24 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (5.76%) Integration Testing
13 22 (5.28%) Presales
13 22 (5.28%) Service Delivery
14 21 (5.04%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 143 (34.29%) C
2 140 (33.57%) C++
3 48 (11.51%) Python
4 23 (5.52%) Embedded C
5 22 (5.28%) Embedded C++
6 8 (1.92%) C#
7 5 (1.20%) Java
7 5 (1.20%) SQL
8 3 (0.72%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.72%) PHP
9 2 (0.48%) Java 8
9 2 (0.48%) Perl
9 2 (0.48%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.48%) VB
9 2 (0.48%) VC++
10 1 (0.24%) Ada
10 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.24%) Ladder Logic
10 1 (0.24%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.24%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 68 (16.31%) Degree
2 46 (11.03%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (7.67%) CCNP
4 28 (6.71%) CCNA
5 24 (5.76%) Security Cleared
6 22 (5.28%) SC Cleared
7 16 (3.84%) CCIE
8 14 (3.36%) CCDP
9 13 (3.12%) CCIE Service Provider
10 10 (2.40%) JNCIA
11 8 (1.92%) JNCIP
11 8 (1.92%) JNCIS
12 6 (1.44%) HNC
12 6 (1.44%) HND
13 4 (0.96%) Master's Degree
14 3 (0.72%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 2 (0.48%) CCDA
15 2 (0.48%) CCIP
15 2 (0.48%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.47%) SLA
2 4 (0.96%) IEC 61508
3 3 (0.72%) MISRA
4 2 (0.48%) GDPR
5 1 (0.24%) DO-254
5 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.24%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 60 (14.39%) Firmware
2 22 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.12%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.68%) VMware NSX
5 3 (0.72%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.24%) KVM
7 1 (0.24%) Snort
7 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (5.04%) Graylog
1 21 (5.04%) Kibana
2 9 (2.16%) Ansible
2 9 (2.16%) FortiGate
3 8 (1.92%) Terraform
3 8 (1.92%) WSUS
4 6 (1.44%) SCCM
5 4 (0.96%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.48%) Amdocs OSS
6 2 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.48%) QRadar
7 1 (0.24%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 87 (20.86%) Cisco
2 54 (12.95%) Microsoft
3 43 (10.31%) Juniper
4 31 (7.43%) VMware
5 25 (6.00%) SolarWinds
6 14 (3.36%) Fortinet
6 14 (3.36%) Nokia
7 12 (2.88%) Palo Alto
8 9 (2.16%) Xilinx
9 8 (1.92%) CA
9 8 (1.92%) Dell
9 8 (1.92%) McAfee
10 7 (1.68%) Arista
10 7 (1.68%) Rockwell
11 6 (1.44%) Aruba
11 6 (1.44%) Avaya
11 6 (1.44%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.44%) Mitel
11 6 (1.44%) NVIDIA
11 6 (1.44%) QNX