Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Network Virtualisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Virtualisation over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Virtualization
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 831 918 850
Rank change year-on-year +87 -68 +187
Permanent jobs citing Network Virtualisation 329 288 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 254 216 264
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +10.50% -13.81%
10th Percentile £37,500 £29,000 £29,825
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,875 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +30.43% +8.24% -10.53%

Network Virtualisation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 147,698 163,216 171,560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.11% 91.49% 90.94%
Number of salaries quoted 117,431 129,024 142,667
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,615
90th Percentile £84,250 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

Network Virtualisation
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Virtualisation in the UK

Network Virtualisation
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Network Virtualisation in the UK

Network Virtualisation
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Virtualisation over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Virtualisation in the UK

Network Virtualisation
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Virtualisation within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. 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 +94 320 £60,000 +14.29% 46
UK excluding London +53 187 £60,000 +30.43% 24
London +65 135 £70,000 +12.00% 22
South East +34 71 £52,500 +0.48% 5
North of England +57 52 £60,000 +33.33% 7
North West +44 47 £60,000 +26.32% 7
West Midlands +35 26 £55,000 +83.33% 4
Midlands +22 26 £55,000 +83.33% 4
South West -10 22 £56,250 +22.28% 3
East of England +26 12 £71,900 +52.98% 5
Yorkshire +20 4 £60,000 +41.18%
Wales +1 2 £67,500 +86.21%
Scotland -7 2 - -
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT jobs citing Network Virtualisation 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 Network Virtualisation.

1 238 (72.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 228 (69.30%) Active Directory
3 217 (65.96%) Windows
4 160 (48.63%) Amazon AWS
5 138 (41.95%) Agile Software Development
6 136 (41.34%) Firewall
7 135 (41.03%) Linux
8 134 (40.73%) DevOps
9 122 (37.08%) PowerShell
10 121 (36.78%) SQL
10 121 (36.78%) Microsoft
11 116 (35.26%) Ansible
12 113 (34.35%) Azure Active Directory
13 112 (34.04%) Git (software)
14 110 (33.43%) IIS
15 107 (32.52%) Virtual Machines
16 104 (31.61%) Windows Server
17 100 (30.40%) Amazon EC2
17 100 (30.40%) Amazon S3
18 98 (29.79%) Octopus Deploy
19 96 (29.18%) Private Cloud
19 96 (29.18%) Business Intelligence
20 92 (27.96%) JIRA
20 92 (27.96%) TeamCity
20 92 (27.96%) Amazon RDS
21 91 (27.66%) Jenkins
22 90 (27.36%) New Relic
22 90 (27.36%) Amazon SQS
22 90 (27.36%) Trend Micro
22 90 (27.36%) Confluence

Network Virtualisation
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
1 110 (33.43%) IIS
2 90 (27.36%) Confluence
3 21 (6.38%) MS Exchange
4 15 (4.56%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.43%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.52%) Apache
7 5 (1.52%) SAS
7 5 (1.52%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.91%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 17 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 238 (72.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 160 (48.63%) Amazon AWS
3 113 (34.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 100 (30.40%) Amazon EC2
4 100 (30.40%) Amazon S3
5 90 (27.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 90 (27.36%) Amazon SQS
5 90 (27.36%) AWS CloudFormation
6 79 (24.01%) IaaS
7 68 (20.67%) PaaS
8 48 (14.59%) Office 365
9 36 (10.94%) Dynamics 365
10 22 (6.69%) SaaS
11 16 (4.86%) Azure Functions
11 16 (4.86%) Serverless
12 6 (1.82%) Route 53
12 6 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.61%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 136 (41.34%) Firewall
2 76 (23.10%) Network Security
3 75 (22.80%) DNS
4 71 (21.58%) WAN
5 61 (18.54%) VPN
6 59 (17.93%) LAN
7 46 (13.98%) DHCP
8 42 (12.77%) Wireless
9 37 (11.25%) MPLS
10 25 (7.60%) Wi-Fi
11 24 (7.29%) BGP
11 24 (7.29%) Internet
12 23 (6.99%) SAN
13 22 (6.69%) Cisco Nexus
14 18 (5.47%) Unified Communications
15 17 (5.17%) Cisco ASA
15 17 (5.17%) DWDM
16 16 (4.86%) Cisco Wireless
16 16 (4.86%) iSCSI
16 16 (4.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (27.96%) Amazon RDS
2 37 (11.25%) SQL Server
3 26 (7.90%) Azure SQL Database
4 8 (2.43%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (1.82%) Cosmos DB
6 5 (1.52%) MySQL
7 4 (1.22%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.30%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 112 (34.04%) Git (software)
2 98 (29.79%) Octopus Deploy
3 92 (27.96%) JIRA
3 92 (27.96%) TeamCity
4 91 (27.66%) Jenkins
5 90 (27.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 20 (6.08%) Visual Studio
6 20 (6.08%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (0.91%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.30%) GitLab
General
1 55 (16.72%) Finance
2 12 (3.65%) Marketing
3 7 (2.13%) Banking
4 4 (1.22%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.22%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.91%) Retail
6 1 (0.30%) Games
6 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (17.02%) DevOps Engineer
2 54 (16.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 40 (12.16%) DevOps Manager
4 34 (10.33%) Consultant
5 33 (10.03%) Network Engineer
6 32 (9.73%) Architect
7 26 (7.90%) Azure Engineer
8 20 (6.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 19 (5.78%) Cloud Engineer
10 17 (5.17%) Technical Leader
11 16 (4.86%) Azure Consultant
12 14 (4.26%) Cloud Architect
12 14 (4.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (3.95%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
13 13 (3.95%) Network Consultant
13 13 (3.95%) Technical Consultant
14 11 (3.34%) Cloud Solutions Architect
14 11 (3.34%) Hyper-V Engineer
14 11 (3.34%) Solutions Architect
15 9 (2.74%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.78%) Web Services
2 13 (3.95%) .NET
3 8 (2.43%) JSON
4 3 (0.91%) Middleware
4 3 (0.91%) REST
5 2 (0.61%) .NET Core
5 2 (0.61%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.61%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.61%) RESTful
6 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET Core
6 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.30%) Electron Framework
6 1 (0.30%) jQuery
6 1 (0.30%) LDAP
6 1 (0.30%) Node.js
6 1 (0.30%) OAuth
6 1 (0.30%) OpenID
6 1 (0.30%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 96 (29.18%) Private Cloud
2 66 (20.06%) Data Centre
3 41 (12.46%) PKI
4 34 (10.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 33 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (8.21%) Public Cloud
7 17 (5.17%) Video Conferencing
8 14 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
9 12 (3.65%) EMC VNX
10 8 (2.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 7 (2.13%) EMC VMAX
11 7 (2.13%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 5 (1.52%) SWIFT
13 4 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (1.22%) User Experience
14 3 (0.91%) Computer Science
14 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.91%) Management Information System
15 2 (0.61%) Clustering
15 2 (0.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 217 (65.96%) Windows
2 135 (41.03%) Linux
3 104 (31.61%) Windows Server
4 63 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 51 (15.50%) Windows 10
6 44 (13.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (4.56%) CentOS
8 14 (4.26%) Ubuntu
9 10 (3.04%) Windows 8
10 8 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (2.43%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.22%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.91%) Unix
13 2 (0.61%) Debian
13 2 (0.61%) VMS
14 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.30%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (41.95%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (40.73%) DevOps
3 96 (29.18%) Business Intelligence
4 66 (20.06%) Load Balancing
5 62 (18.84%) Migration
6 61 (18.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 61 (18.54%) ITIL
7 42 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
8 36 (10.94%) Presales
9 35 (10.64%) Service Delivery
10 30 (9.12%) Scrum
11 25 (7.60%) Configuration Management
11 25 (7.60%) IT Strategy
12 24 (7.29%) Network Design
13 23 (6.99%) ITIL V3
13 23 (6.99%) Service Management
14 21 (6.38%) Security Monitoring
15 18 (5.47%) Project Management
16 17 (5.17%) Network Management
17 14 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 122 (37.08%) PowerShell
2 121 (36.78%) SQL
3 36 (10.94%) Python
4 27 (8.21%) Perl
5 20 (6.08%) C#
6 18 (5.47%) Shell Script
7 10 (3.04%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.22%) C++
8 4 (1.22%) Java
8 4 (1.22%) PHP
9 2 (0.61%) Go
9 2 (0.61%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.30%) C
10 1 (0.30%) Groovy
10 1 (0.30%) VB
10 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (17.63%) CCNP
3 24 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (6.69%) MCSE
5 21 (6.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (5.47%) Security Cleared
7 16 (4.86%) Degree
8 13 (3.95%) AWS Certification
8 13 (3.95%) CCIE
9 9 (2.74%) MCSA
10 8 (2.43%) SC Cleared
11 7 (2.13%) HNC
12 6 (1.82%) CCDP
13 5 (1.52%) DV Cleared
13 5 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.52%) VCP6
14 3 (0.91%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 3 (0.91%) CCNA
14 3 (0.91%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.91%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.56%) SLA
2 10 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.04%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.13%) GDPR
4 5 (1.52%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (1.52%) HIPAA
5 4 (1.22%) QA
6 3 (0.91%) PMO
7 2 (0.61%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 228 (69.30%) Active Directory
2 107 (32.52%) Virtual Machines
3 84 (25.53%) Hyper-V
4 77 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (8.51%) VMware NSX
6 14 (4.26%) vSphere
7 10 (3.04%) Docker
7 10 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (2.43%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (1.82%) BitLocker
9 6 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (1.52%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.91%) NFS
12 1 (0.30%) DRBD
12 1 (0.30%) KVM
12 1 (0.30%) LXC
12 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.30%) vCloud
12 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 116 (35.26%) Ansible
2 25 (7.60%) SCOM
3 21 (6.38%) Puppet
4 18 (5.47%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (4.26%) SCCM
5 14 (4.26%) SCVMM
6 11 (3.34%) Nagios
7 10 (3.04%) Kubernetes
7 10 (3.04%) vRealize
8 9 (2.74%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 8 (2.43%) Cisco Prime
9 8 (2.43%) Terraform
9 8 (2.43%) vCenter Server
10 7 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (1.52%) Grafana
12 4 (1.22%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (1.22%) HAProxy
12 4 (1.22%) Salt
13 3 (0.91%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.91%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 121 (36.78%) Microsoft
2 90 (27.36%) New Relic
2 90 (27.36%) Trend Micro
3 89 (27.05%) Cisco
4 77 (23.40%) VMware
5 53 (16.11%) CheckPoint
6 25 (7.60%) HP
7 23 (6.99%) Citrix
8 21 (6.38%) F5
9 20 (6.08%) Palo Alto
10 17 (5.17%) SolarWinds
11 15 (4.56%) Fortinet
12 14 (4.26%) EMC
12 14 (4.26%) McAfee
13 13 (3.95%) Juniper
13 13 (3.95%) Splunk
14 11 (3.34%) Riverbed
15 10 (3.04%) NetApp
16 9 (2.74%) Avaya
16 9 (2.74%) Red Hat