Period
to 16 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Gigabit Ethernet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Gigabit Ethernet over the 6 months to 16 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)
UK
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1168 1200 1292
Rank change year-on-year +32 +92 +19
Permanent jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet 10 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.007% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.036% 0.043% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 7
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - +18.39%
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +41.18% -5.56% +6.55%

Gigabit 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 28029 32229 36765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.00% 16.92% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 22749 26518 30283
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Gigabit Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Gigabit Ethernet in the UK

Gigabit Ethernet
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Gigabit Ethernet in the UK

Gigabit Ethernet
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet over the 6 months to 16 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Gigabit Ethernet in the UK

Gigabit Ethernet
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet within the UK over the 6 months to 16 October 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 +25 10 £60,000 +20.00% 4
UK excluding London +40 7 £60,000 +41.18%
Midlands - 6 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 6 £60,000 -
London +12 3 £40,000 -27.27% 4
South East - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 16 October 2017, IT jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet 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 Gigabit Ethernet.

1 10 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 7 (70.00%) Electronics
2 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (70.00%) Manufacturing
2 7 (70.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (70.00%) Degree
3 6 (60.00%) xDSL
3 6 (60.00%) ADSL2+
3 6 (60.00%) Atmel
3 6 (60.00%) Subversion
3 6 (60.00%) VDSL
3 6 (60.00%) Cadence
3 6 (60.00%) CAD
3 6 (60.00%) EMC
3 6 (60.00%) Broadband
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) IPv4
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) WSUS
5 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) CentOS
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012

Gigabit 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 1 (10.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 6 (60.00%) ADSL2+
2 6 (60.00%) Broadband
2 6 (60.00%) VDSL
2 6 (60.00%) xDSL
3 3 (30.00%) IPv4
4 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (10.00%) RapidIO
5 1 (10.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Subversion
General
1 7 (70.00%) Electronics
1 7 (70.00%) Manufacturing
1 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Design Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (10.00%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) CAD
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) WSUS
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Atmel
1 6 (60.00%) Cadence
1 6 (60.00%) EMC
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Intel
2 1 (10.00%) Speakerbus