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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Foundry
UK
Rank 854 955 952
Rank change year-on-year +101 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Foundry 13 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.009% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.035% 0.019% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 4
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -41.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -41.66%  

Foundry is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 37290 47437 50132
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.90% 45.93% 47.19%
Number of salaries quoted 29981 38724 40428
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Foundry
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Foundry as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +96 13 £35,000 - 1
London - 8 £35,000 -
Hounslow - 6 £35,000 -
North West -10 5 £37,500 +8.69%
Manchester - 5 £37,500 -
Rochdale - 2 £55,000 -

Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 23 (74.19%) Cisco
1 23 (74.19%) Juniper
2 15 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (45.16%) VLAN
4 13 (41.94%) Brocade
5 12 (38.71%) Internet
5 12 (38.71%) Redback
6 11 (35.48%) Ericsson
6 11 (35.48%) CCNP
7 10 (32.26%) SLA
7 10 (32.26%) Python
7 10 (32.26%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (32.26%) Extreme Networks
8 9 (29.03%) ZyXEL
8 9 (29.03%) Huawei
8 9 (29.03%) WAN
8 9 (29.03%) Ethernet
8 9 (29.03%) IPv6
8 9 (29.03%) Firewall
8 9 (29.03%) TACACS
9 8 (25.81%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (25.81%) Migration
9 8 (25.81%) Linux
9 8 (25.81%) OSPF
9 8 (25.81%) BGP
9 8 (25.81%) SQL
9 8 (25.81%) Change Control
10 7 (22.58%) Asterisk PBX
10 7 (22.58%) Puppet
10 7 (22.58%) Network Management

Foundry
Top Related 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 (3.23%) AutoCAD
1 1 (3.23%) Maya
1 1 (3.23%) NUKE
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) VLAN
2 12 (38.71%) Internet
3 9 (29.03%) Ethernet
3 9 (29.03%) Firewall
3 9 (29.03%) IPv6
3 9 (29.03%) TACACS
3 9 (29.03%) WAN
4 8 (25.81%) BGP
4 8 (25.81%) OSPF
4 8 (25.81%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (22.58%) Asterisk PBX
5 7 (22.58%) Broadband
5 7 (22.58%) DNS
5 7 (22.58%) VoIP
6 4 (12.90%) MPLS
6 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.45%) HSRP
7 2 (6.45%) ICMP
7 2 (6.45%) IPv4
7 2 (6.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Advertising
2 3 (9.68%) Games
2 3 (9.68%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Network Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Designer
2 7 (22.58%) Network Designer
3 2 (6.45%) Documentation Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Network Operations Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) QA Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Head of Digital
4 1 (3.23%) Head of Technology
4 1 (3.23%) Product Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Project Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) QA Tester
4 1 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.90%) User Experience
2 2 (6.45%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (6.45%) Animation
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Unix
3 4 (12.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (25.81%) Change Control
2 8 (25.81%) Migration
3 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
3 7 (22.58%) Network Design
3 7 (22.58%) Network Management
3 7 (22.58%) Network Planning
4 3 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.68%) Visual Effects
5 2 (6.45%) Analytics
5 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Business Transformation
5 2 (6.45%) Coaching
5 2 (6.45%) Disruptive Innovation
5 2 (6.45%) IT Strategy
5 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.45%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (6.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Python
2 8 (25.81%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) Perl
3 7 (22.58%) PHP
4 1 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) RPG
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (35.48%) CCNP
3 6 (19.35%) CCNA
4 4 (12.90%) JNCIA
5 2 (6.45%) Degree
5 2 (6.45%) JNCIP
5 2 (6.45%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) SLA
2 7 (22.58%) PCI DSS
3 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Nagios
1 7 (22.58%) OpenNMS
1 7 (22.58%) Puppet
1 7 (22.58%) RANCID
1 7 (22.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Cisco
1 23 (74.19%) Juniper
2 13 (41.94%) Brocade
3 12 (38.71%) Redback
4 11 (35.48%) Ericsson
5 10 (32.26%) Extreme Networks
6 9 (29.03%) Huawei
6 9 (29.03%) ZyXEL
7 2 (6.45%) Cognizant
8 1 (3.23%) Cadence