Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Foundry products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Foundry over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Foundry Networks.

Foundry
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1188 1193 1281
Rank change year-on-year +5 +88 +13
Permanent jobs citing Foundry 18 50 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.026% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.022% 0.060% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 17 46 18
UK median annual salary £39,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.00% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £29,500 £35,000 £36,950
90th Percentile £62,500 £64,250 £85,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,250 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -36.25% +4.35% -4.17%

Foundry is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 80618 82805 99305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.56% 43.83% 45.69%
Number of salaries quoted 62381 66883 80874
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Foundry
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Foundry as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Foundry in the UK

Foundry
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Foundry.

Salary trend for Foundry in the UK

Foundry
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Foundry over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Foundry in the UK

Foundry
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Foundry within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -8 18 £39,000 -35.00% 4
UK excluding London -9 15 £38,250 -36.25% 3
North of England -8 10 £38,250 +0.66% 3
North West -19 10 £38,250 +0.66% 3
South East +35 5 £39,625 -33.96%
London +25 3 £41,000 -59.00% 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Foundry also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Foundry.

1 16 (88.89%) Brocade
2 13 (72.22%) OSPF
3 12 (66.67%) BGP
3 12 (66.67%) Juniper
3 12 (66.67%) Cisco
4 10 (55.56%) Ericsson
4 10 (55.56%) Ethernet
5 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (50.00%) Unix
5 9 (50.00%) Linux
5 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 7 (38.89%) Broadband
6 7 (38.89%) CCNA
6 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (38.89%) ICMP
6 7 (38.89%) Redback
6 7 (38.89%) Network Management
6 7 (38.89%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (33.33%) VLAN
7 6 (33.33%) Internet
7 6 (33.33%) TACACS
7 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
8 5 (27.78%) Firewall
8 5 (27.78%) SQL
8 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
9 4 (22.22%) Aruba
9 4 (22.22%) Infoblox
9 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
9 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management

Foundry
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:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) OSPF
2 12 (66.67%) BGP
3 10 (55.56%) Ethernet
4 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (38.89%) Broadband
5 7 (38.89%) ICMP
6 6 (33.33%) Internet
6 6 (33.33%) TACACS
6 6 (33.33%) VLAN
7 5 (27.78%) Firewall
8 4 (22.22%) LAN
8 4 (22.22%) MPLS
8 4 (22.22%) SNMP
8 4 (22.22%) VRRP
8 4 (22.22%) Wireless
8 4 (22.22%) WLAN
9 3 (16.67%) HSRP
9 3 (16.67%) Junos
9 3 (16.67%) LLU
9 3 (16.67%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Advertising
3 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 2 (11.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Network Operations Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Network Support
4 4 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Designer
5 3 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Network Designer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior NOC Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Wireless Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
1 2 (11.11%) CSS3
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) HTML5
1 2 (11.11%) jQuery
1 2 (11.11%) LESS
1 2 (11.11%) LINQ
1 2 (11.11%) Node.js
1 2 (11.11%) RESTful
1 2 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
1 9 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Kalman Filter
1 7 (38.89%) Network Management
2 4 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (16.67%) Change Control
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) Fault Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.11%) DNA
4 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Network Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Web Development
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Perl
2 3 (16.67%) PHP
2 3 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) ES6
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) CCNA
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) CCNP
3 2 (11.11%) CCENT
3 2 (11.11%) JNCIA
3 2 (11.11%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
2 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Cacti
1 3 (16.67%) Nagios
1 3 (16.67%) OpenNMS
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
1 3 (16.67%) RANCID
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
1 3 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Brocade
2 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) Juniper
3 10 (55.56%) Ericsson
4 7 (38.89%) Redback
5 4 (22.22%) Aruba
5 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 4 (22.22%) Fortinet
5 4 (22.22%) HP
5 4 (22.22%) Infoblox
6 3 (16.67%) Huawei
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) Openreach
6 3 (16.67%) ZyXEL
7 2 (11.11%) Arista