Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multicast
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 648 850 997
Rank change year-on-year +202 +147 +19
Permanent jobs citing Multicast 102 191 129
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.15% 1.01% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 66 130 106
Median annual salary £85,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.67% +9.09% -18.52%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,375 £45,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £77,625 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -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 8,853 18,996 22,758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.22% 15.06% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7,078 15,160 18,060
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 16 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Multicast in the UK

Multicast
Top 11 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 16 January 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 +203 99 £85,000 +41.67% 25
London +167 86 £85,000 +30.77% 21
UK excluding London +172 15 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Work from Home -47 11 £57,500 - 5
South East +136 5 £70,000 +47.37%
Midlands +82 5 £39,250 +20.77% 3
North of England +94 3 £54,750 +31.93% 1
North West +85 3 £54,750 +31.93%
West Midlands +69 3 £34,500 +6.15% 1
Scotland +45 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £44,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 76 (74.51%) BGP
2 63 (61.76%) Firewall
3 60 (58.82%) OSPF
3 60 (58.82%) Cisco
4 56 (54.90%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (47.06%) Python
6 46 (45.10%) Low Latency
7 45 (44.12%) WAN
8 42 (41.18%) Data Centre
9 41 (40.20%) Finance
10 40 (39.22%) CCNP
11 39 (38.24%) CCIE
12 37 (36.27%) Linux
12 37 (36.27%) Wireless
13 36 (35.29%) TCP/IP
14 33 (32.35%) Cisco Nexus
15 32 (31.37%) VPN
16 30 (29.41%) IGMP
17 29 (28.43%) Ansible
18 27 (26.47%) MPLS
19 24 (23.53%) DNS
20 23 (22.55%) Splunk
20 23 (22.55%) Cisco ASA
21 22 (21.57%) F5
21 22 (21.57%) SNMP
22 21 (20.59%) CheckPoint
22 21 (20.59%) Telecoms
23 20 (19.61%) VXLAN
24 19 (18.63%) Electronic Trading
25 18 (17.65%) Cisco IOS

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 5 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.76%) AWS
1 12 (11.76%) Azure
2 6 (5.88%) IaaS
3 5 (4.90%) Office 365
4 2 (1.96%) Amazon EKS
4 2 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.96%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 76 (74.51%) BGP
2 63 (61.76%) Firewall
3 60 (58.82%) OSPF
4 45 (44.12%) WAN
5 37 (36.27%) Wireless
6 36 (35.29%) TCP/IP
7 33 (32.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 32 (31.37%) VPN
9 30 (29.41%) IGMP
10 27 (26.47%) MPLS
11 24 (23.53%) DNS
12 23 (22.55%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (21.57%) SNMP
14 20 (19.61%) VXLAN
15 18 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
16 16 (15.69%) LAN
17 13 (12.75%) EIGRP
17 13 (12.75%) Wi-Fi
18 12 (11.76%) Network Security
19 11 (10.78%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (7.84%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.98%) GitLab
General
1 41 (40.20%) Finance
2 21 (20.59%) Telecoms
3 11 (10.78%) Banking
4 10 (9.80%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.94%) Law
6 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.96%) Military
7 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.98%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.98%) Police
Job Titles
1 45 (44.12%) Network Engineer
2 21 (20.59%) Senior Network Engineer
3 18 (17.65%) Architect
3 18 (17.65%) Network Architect
4 10 (9.80%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (9.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (6.86%) Consultant
5 7 (6.86%) Network Consultant
5 7 (6.86%) Network Manager
5 7 (6.86%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 7 (6.86%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (4.90%) Senior Network Consultant
8 3 (2.94%) Engineering Manager
8 3 (2.94%) IT Manager
8 3 (2.94%) Lead Network Engineer
8 3 (2.94%) Network Engineering Manager
9 2 (1.96%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.90%) 802.1X
1 5 (4.90%) YAML
2 4 (3.92%) JSON
2 4 (3.92%) Web Services
3 3 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (2.94%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.96%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 42 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.96%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.98%) MPEG
4 1 (0.98%) PKI
4 1 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.98%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 37 (36.27%) Linux
2 10 (9.80%) Windows
3 8 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.92%) Unix
5 2 (1.96%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.98%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (45.10%) Low Latency
2 19 (18.63%) Electronic Trading
3 18 (17.65%) Algorithmic Trading
3 18 (17.65%) ITIL
3 18 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
3 18 (17.65%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 17 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
4 17 (16.67%) High-Frequency Trading
4 17 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
5 15 (14.71%) DevOps
6 12 (11.76%) Load Balancing
6 12 (11.76%) Network Design
7 9 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (8.82%) DNA
7 9 (8.82%) Project Delivery
8 7 (6.86%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.86%) Network Management
8 7 (6.86%) People Management
9 6 (5.88%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.88%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 48 (47.06%) Python
2 6 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.96%) PHP
3 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.96%) R
3 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 56 (54.90%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (39.22%) CCNP
3 39 (38.24%) CCIE
4 6 (5.88%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 5 (4.90%) CCNA
5 5 (4.90%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.90%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.92%) CCDE
6 4 (3.92%) CCDP
7 3 (2.94%) Degree
8 2 (1.96%) CCNP Voice
8 2 (1.96%) MCSA
8 2 (1.96%) MCSE
8 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.98%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.98%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (3.92%) SLA
3 2 (1.96%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.98%) GDPR
4 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (8.82%) Docker
2 3 (2.94%) vSphere
3 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.96%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 29 (28.43%) Ansible
2 18 (17.65%) Grafana
3 9 (8.82%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (7.84%) Kubernetes
5 7 (6.86%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (6.86%) Puppet
6 6 (5.88%) Prometheus
7 3 (2.94%) Terraform
8 2 (1.96%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (1.96%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (1.96%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (1.96%) SCCM
8 2 (1.96%) SCOM
8 2 (1.96%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.98%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.98%) OPNET
9 1 (0.98%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 60 (58.82%) Cisco
2 23 (22.55%) Splunk
3 22 (21.57%) F5
4 21 (20.59%) CheckPoint
5 17 (16.67%) Palo Alto
6 15 (14.71%) Fortinet
7 14 (13.73%) Arista
7 14 (13.73%) Juniper
8 13 (12.75%) VMware
9 10 (9.80%) Microsoft
10 9 (8.82%) SolarWinds
11 8 (7.84%) Infoblox
11 8 (7.84%) Riverbed
12 5 (4.90%) Meraki
13 4 (3.92%) ForeScout
14 2 (1.96%) ExtraHop
14 2 (1.96%) Nokia
14 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
14 2 (1.96%) Speakerbus
14 2 (1.96%) Verint