Period
to 21 October 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of IronPort products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IronPort over the 6 months to 21 October 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 IronPort Systems.

IronPort
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1105 1151 1108
Rank change year-on-year +46 -43 +68
Permanent jobs citing IronPort 73 71 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.037% 0.089%
As % of the Vendors category 0.095% 0.085% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 60 61 129
UK median annual salary £57,500 £51,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.75% +4.08% -6.67%
10th Percentile £42,375 £35,000 £32,400
90th Percentile £77,500 £57,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.05% -2.22% -14.29%

IronPort 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 77246 83771 100801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.38% 43.84% 46.01%
Number of salaries quoted 59718 67614 81968
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 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

IronPort
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IronPort in the UK

IronPort
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IronPort in the UK

IronPort
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IronPort over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for IronPort in the UK

IronPort
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IronPort within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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 +63 73 £57,500 +9.52% 2
London +41 42 £60,000 +9.09% 1
UK excluding London +36 31 £51,500 +17.05% 1
North of England +9 10 £46,000 +8.24% 1
South East +58 9 £57,500 +30.68%
North West -20 9 £46,000 +8.24% 1
Midlands +42 5 £34,750 -
West Midlands +19 5 £34,750 -
South West -5 5 £58,500 +14.71%
East of England +16 2 £47,500 -13.64%
North East +18 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing IronPort 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 IronPort.

1 54 (73.97%) Cisco
2 41 (56.16%) Cisco ASA
3 38 (52.05%) Microsoft
4 36 (49.32%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (42.47%) Active Directory
5 31 (42.47%) Firewall
6 29 (39.73%) MS Exchange
7 26 (35.62%) VPN
7 26 (35.62%) Windows
7 26 (35.62%) Microsoft Azure
8 25 (34.25%) CCNP
8 25 (34.25%) Windows Server
9 24 (32.88%) VMware
10 23 (31.51%) CheckPoint
10 23 (31.51%) Cisco Nexus
10 23 (31.51%) Exchange Server 2013
11 22 (30.14%) Exchange Server 2010
11 22 (30.14%) CCIE
12 21 (28.77%) SSL
13 19 (26.03%) LAN
13 19 (26.03%) IPsec
13 19 (26.03%) Network Security
13 19 (26.03%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (24.66%) Cisco PIX
14 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (24.66%) Office 365
14 18 (24.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 18 (24.66%) Wireless
14 18 (24.66%) Juniper
15 17 (23.29%) HP

IronPort
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 29 (39.73%) MS Exchange
2 23 (31.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (30.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (24.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (6.85%) IIS
5 5 (6.85%) Skype for Business
6 4 (5.48%) Apache
6 4 (5.48%) IBM Domino
7 3 (4.11%) nginx
7 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (35.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (24.66%) Office 365
3 13 (17.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.37%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 41 (56.16%) Cisco ASA
2 31 (42.47%) Firewall
3 26 (35.62%) VPN
4 23 (31.51%) Cisco Nexus
5 21 (28.77%) SSL
6 19 (26.03%) IPsec
6 19 (26.03%) LAN
6 19 (26.03%) Network Security
7 18 (24.66%) Cisco PIX
7 18 (24.66%) Wireless
8 15 (20.55%) Cisco IOS
8 15 (20.55%) DNS
9 14 (19.18%) BGP
9 14 (19.18%) EIGRP
10 13 (17.81%) Cisco ISE
10 13 (17.81%) IP Telephony
10 13 (17.81%) NetScreen
10 13 (17.81%) WAN
11 12 (16.44%) MPLS
11 12 (16.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (21.92%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Banking
2 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.37%) International Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (35.62%) Network Engineer
2 15 (20.55%) Messaging Engineer
3 13 (17.81%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (17.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 13 (17.81%) Consultant
3 13 (17.81%) Security Consultant
4 12 (16.44%) Senior Network Engineer
5 11 (15.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 11 (15.07%) Senior Consultant
5 11 (15.07%) Senior Security Consultant
6 10 (13.70%) Cisco Consultant
6 10 (13.70%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 10 (13.70%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (13.70%) Office 365 Engineer
6 10 (13.70%) Security Engineer
7 9 (12.33%) Exchange Engineer
8 8 (10.96%) Cisco Technical Consultant
8 8 (10.96%) Security Technical Consultant
8 8 (10.96%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 8 (10.96%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.37%) .NET
2 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) Data Centre
2 11 (15.07%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (12.33%) Blackberry
4 5 (6.85%) Driving Licence
5 4 (5.48%) HP Storage
6 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.74%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.37%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 26 (35.62%) Windows
2 25 (34.25%) Windows Server
3 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.11%) Linux
6 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 9 (12.33%) ITIL
3 7 (9.59%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (8.22%) Information Security
4 6 (8.22%) Load Balancing
4 6 (8.22%) Migration
4 6 (8.22%) Presales
5 4 (5.48%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (5.48%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (5.48%) Web Filtering
6 3 (4.11%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (4.11%) Network Management
6 3 (4.11%) QMS
6 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery Management
6 3 (4.11%) Service Management
7 2 (2.74%) BCP
7 2 (2.74%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.74%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.55%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.22%) SQL
3 1 (1.37%) C#
3 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (49.32%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (34.25%) CCNP
3 22 (30.14%) CCIE
4 13 (17.81%) CCIE Security
4 13 (17.81%) CCSE
5 11 (15.07%) JNCIS
6 10 (13.70%) CISSP
7 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (10.96%) CISA
8 8 (10.96%) CSSLP
8 8 (10.96%) JNCIE
9 5 (6.85%) MCSE
9 5 (6.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (5.48%) CCNA
11 3 (4.11%) CISMP
11 3 (4.11%) Degree
11 3 (4.11%) Linux+ Certification
12 2 (2.74%) CCIE Data Center
12 2 (2.74%) CCSA
12 2 (2.74%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
2 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.74%) QA
System Software
1 31 (42.47%) Active Directory
2 19 (26.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.96%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.59%) XenApp
5 5 (6.85%) Terminal Services
5 5 (6.85%) vSphere
6 4 (5.48%) NFS
7 3 (4.11%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.74%) ProxySG
8 2 (2.74%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.37%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 17 (23.29%) AirWatch
2 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (9.59%) Cacti
3 7 (9.59%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (9.59%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (9.59%) FortiGate
4 5 (6.85%) SCOM
5 4 (5.48%) SCCM
6 3 (4.11%) Backup Exec
6 3 (4.11%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (4.11%) Nagios
6 3 (4.11%) NetBackup
6 3 (4.11%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (4.11%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (2.74%) Stealthwatch
7 2 (2.74%) WMI
8 1 (1.37%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (73.97%) Cisco
2 38 (52.05%) Microsoft
3 24 (32.88%) VMware
4 23 (31.51%) CheckPoint
5 18 (24.66%) Juniper
6 17 (23.29%) Blue Coat
6 17 (23.29%) F5
6 17 (23.29%) HP
7 14 (19.18%) SolarWinds
8 13 (17.81%) Fortinet
8 13 (17.81%) Palo Alto
8 13 (17.81%) Tufin
9 11 (15.07%) Polycom
10 10 (13.70%) Dell
10 10 (13.70%) Siemens
11 9 (12.33%) McAfee
11 9 (12.33%) Sourcefire
12 8 (10.96%) Citrix
12 8 (10.96%) IBM
13 4 (5.48%) NetApp