Period
to 20 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Multicast skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Multicast over the 6 months to 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multicast
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 742 768 967
Rank change year-on-year +26 +199 +99
Permanent jobs citing Multicast 110 187 161
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.01% 1.13% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 78 140 138
10th Percentile £44,100 £40,450 £42,500
25th Percentile £49,375 £48,750 £45,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +13.64% -13.04%
75th Percentile £89,375 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £112,500 £92,500 £95,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -9.52%

Multicast 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 10,917 16,543 22,804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.93% 15.04% 15.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8,310 13,218 17,696
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £34,250 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Multicast
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Multicast as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Multicast in the UK

Multicast
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Multicast.

Salary trend for Multicast in the UK

Multicast
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Multicast over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Multicast in the UK

Multicast
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Multicast within the UK over the 6 months to 20 April 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 +67 105 £65,000 +4.00% 29
London +69 81 £75,000 +15.38% 22
Work from Home -103 28 £52,500 - 10
UK excluding London +55 23 £50,000 -4.76% 8
North West +40 6 £51,000 +155.00%
North of England +33 6 £51,000 +155.00%
Midlands +29 6 £39,250 +20.77% 1
South East +40 5 £65,000 -3.70% 1
West Midlands +13 3 £34,500 +6.15% 1
Scotland +7 3 - - 1
East Midlands - 3 £44,000 -
East of England +54 2 - -
South West +12 1 £50,000 - 5

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, IT jobs citing Multicast 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 Multicast.

1 78 (70.91%) BGP
2 68 (61.82%) Cisco
3 66 (60.00%) Firewall
4 59 (53.64%) OSPF
5 57 (51.82%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (40.91%) CCNP
7 43 (39.09%) WAN
8 41 (37.27%) Palo Alto
9 39 (35.45%) TCP/IP
9 39 (35.45%) Finance
10 36 (32.73%) Wireless
11 34 (30.91%) Cisco Nexus
12 32 (29.09%) Python
12 32 (29.09%) MPLS
13 30 (27.27%) VPN
14 29 (26.36%) LAN
14 29 (26.36%) Ansible
15 28 (25.45%) Low Latency
15 28 (25.45%) Cisco ASA
16 25 (22.73%) Juniper
17 24 (21.82%) CCIE
17 24 (21.82%) Linux
17 24 (21.82%) Data Centre
18 23 (20.91%) Fortinet
18 23 (20.91%) Network Security
19 20 (18.18%) DevOps
20 19 (17.27%) Network Design
21 17 (15.45%) Azure
22 16 (14.55%) AWS
22 16 (14.55%) HSRP

Multicast
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 3 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.45%) Azure
2 16 (14.55%) AWS
3 11 (10.00%) IaaS
4 8 (7.27%) Microsoft 365
5 5 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.82%) Amazon ECS
6 2 (1.82%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.82%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 78 (70.91%) BGP
2 66 (60.00%) Firewall
3 59 (53.64%) OSPF
4 43 (39.09%) WAN
5 39 (35.45%) TCP/IP
6 36 (32.73%) Wireless
7 34 (30.91%) Cisco Nexus
8 32 (29.09%) MPLS
9 30 (27.27%) VPN
10 29 (26.36%) LAN
11 28 (25.45%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (20.91%) Network Security
13 16 (14.55%) HSRP
14 15 (13.64%) IPsec
14 15 (13.64%) VLAN
14 15 (13.64%) VRRP
15 14 (12.73%) DNS
15 14 (12.73%) EIGRP
15 14 (12.73%) SD-WAN
16 12 (10.91%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.73%) KDB
1 3 (2.73%) Kdb+
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 14 (12.73%) Sonatype Nexus
2 7 (6.36%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
General
1 39 (35.45%) Finance
2 14 (12.73%) Banking
3 9 (8.18%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.36%) Law
4 7 (6.36%) Marketing
5 6 (5.45%) Front Office
6 4 (3.64%) Publishing
7 3 (2.73%) Electronics
7 3 (2.73%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.73%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.82%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (53.64%) Network Engineer
2 24 (21.82%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (10.00%) IP Engineer
3 11 (10.00%) IP Network Engineer
4 9 (8.18%) Core Network Engineer
5 8 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (7.27%) Juniper Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) Network Manager
8 5 (4.55%) Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (4.55%) Network Operations Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Python Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Python Software Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Broadcast Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.09%) 802.1X
2 6 (5.45%) Web Services
3 5 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (3.64%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (2.73%) .NET
5 3 (2.73%) WPF
5 3 (2.73%) YAML
6 2 (1.82%) JSON
6 2 (1.82%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.82%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.36%) Organisational Skills
3 4 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.64%) Podcast
4 2 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.82%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (0.91%) Equities
5 1 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.91%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.82%) Linux
2 13 (11.82%) Windows
3 8 (7.27%) CentOS
3 8 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (7.27%) Unix
4 5 (4.55%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.82%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.45%) Low Latency
2 20 (18.18%) DevOps
3 19 (17.27%) Network Design
4 16 (14.55%) ITIL
5 12 (10.91%) High Availability
5 12 (10.91%) Infrastructure Automation
5 12 (10.91%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 10 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (8.18%) Computer Science
8 9 (8.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (7.27%) Fintech
9 8 (7.27%) Load Balancing
9 8 (7.27%) Mentoring
9 8 (7.27%) Network Management
10 7 (6.36%) Collaborative Working
10 7 (6.36%) Configuration Management
10 7 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (6.36%) Patch Management
10 7 (6.36%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 32 (29.09%) Python
2 9 (8.18%) C
3 8 (7.27%) Bash Shell
4 5 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.73%) C#
5 3 (2.73%) Java
6 2 (1.82%) PHP
6 2 (1.82%) R
6 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (51.82%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (40.91%) CCNP
3 24 (21.82%) CCIE
4 11 (10.00%) Degree
5 10 (9.09%) CCDP
5 10 (9.09%) JNCIP
5 10 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 10 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.64%) CCDE
6 4 (3.64%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 3 (2.73%) Master's Degree
7 3 (2.73%) MCSA
7 3 (2.73%) MCSE
7 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.82%) CCNA
9 1 (0.91%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (0.91%) CCSA
9 1 (0.91%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 3 (2.73%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.73%) SLA
2 2 (1.82%) GDPR
2 2 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (9.09%) Docker
2 5 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.73%) vSphere
4 2 (1.82%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (26.36%) Ansible
2 14 (12.73%) Puppet
3 12 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (10.00%) Prometheus
5 10 (9.09%) Kubernetes
6 5 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (4.55%) Nagios
7 4 (3.64%) ZABBIX
8 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (2.73%) SCCM
8 3 (2.73%) SCOM
8 3 (2.73%) SCOrch
9 2 (1.82%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (1.82%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.82%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.82%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (1.82%) Terraform
10 1 (0.91%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.91%) Grafana
10 1 (0.91%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 68 (61.82%) Cisco
2 41 (37.27%) Palo Alto
3 25 (22.73%) Juniper
4 23 (20.91%) Fortinet
5 16 (14.55%) CheckPoint
6 14 (12.73%) F5
7 12 (10.91%) VMware
8 10 (9.09%) Arista
9 9 (8.18%) SolarWinds
10 7 (6.36%) Riverbed
11 6 (5.45%) Meraki
12 5 (4.55%) Microsoft
13 4 (3.64%) Solarflare
13 4 (3.64%) Splunk
14 3 (2.73%) HP
14 3 (2.73%) Nokia
14 3 (2.73%) SAP
14 3 (2.73%) Solace
15 2 (1.82%) ExtraHop
15 2 (1.82%) Radianz