Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Virtualization
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 751 891 832
Rank change year-on-year +140 -59 +185
Permanent jobs citing Network Virtualisation 369 306 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 278 224 246
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,750 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.74% +14.67% -8.00%
10th Percentile £34,250 £29,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £79,625 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +26.32% +11.76% -5.56%

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 138,851 159,672 161,947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.68% 91.80% 91.33%
Number of salaries quoted 109,503 128,276 133,965
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +153 362 £60,000 +5.73% 49
UK excluding London +80 210 £60,000 +26.32% 32
London +77 153 £70,000 +12.00% 18
South East +20 72 £50,000 -16.67% 3
North of England +78 52 £60,000 +41.18% 4
North West +65 50 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Midlands +58 44 £55,000 +83.33% 13
West Midlands +47 37 £52,500 +75.00% 7
South West +26 23 £60,000 +30.43% 8
East of England +44 16 £71,800 +48.04% 3
East Midlands +26 7 £55,000 -8.33% 6
Yorkshire +10 2 £50,500 +55.38%
Wales +5 2 £67,500 +68.75%
Scotland +5 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 260 (70.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 238 (64.50%) Active Directory
3 229 (62.06%) Windows
4 169 (45.80%) Amazon AWS
5 152 (41.19%) Firewall
6 151 (40.92%) DevOps
7 148 (40.11%) Agile Software Development
7 148 (40.11%) Linux
8 142 (38.48%) PowerShell
9 140 (37.94%) Microsoft
10 137 (37.13%) Ansible
11 131 (35.50%) SQL
12 124 (33.60%) Git (software)
13 115 (31.17%) Azure Active Directory
14 108 (29.27%) IIS
15 107 (29.00%) Cisco
16 102 (27.64%) Data Centre
16 102 (27.64%) Virtual Machines
17 95 (25.75%) Private Cloud
17 95 (25.75%) Octopus Deploy
18 94 (25.47%) Windows Server
18 94 (25.47%) Amazon EC2
18 94 (25.47%) Amazon S3
18 94 (25.47%) Jenkins
18 94 (25.47%) VMware Infrastructure
18 94 (25.47%) VMware
19 93 (25.20%) TeamCity
20 92 (24.93%) AWS CloudFormation
21 91 (24.66%) JIRA
21 91 (24.66%) Business Intelligence

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
1 108 (29.27%) IIS
2 89 (24.12%) Confluence
3 17 (4.61%) MS Exchange
4 13 (3.52%) Apache
4 13 (3.52%) Tomcat
5 12 (3.25%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.98%) OpenStack
7 7 (1.90%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.36%) SAS
9 4 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (4.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 260 (70.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 169 (45.80%) Amazon AWS
3 115 (31.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 94 (25.47%) Amazon EC2
4 94 (25.47%) Amazon S3
5 92 (24.93%) AWS CloudFormation
6 89 (24.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 89 (24.12%) Amazon SQS
7 73 (19.78%) IaaS
8 60 (16.26%) PaaS
9 42 (11.38%) Office 365
10 30 (8.13%) SaaS
11 23 (6.23%) Dynamics 365
12 20 (5.42%) Azure Functions
12 20 (5.42%) Serverless
13 9 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (1.63%) OneDrive
15 4 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (1.08%) Route 53
15 4 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 152 (41.19%) Firewall
2 85 (23.04%) Network Security
3 79 (21.41%) DNS
4 76 (20.60%) WAN
5 66 (17.89%) VPN
6 63 (17.07%) Wireless
7 58 (15.72%) LAN
8 40 (10.84%) MPLS
9 33 (8.94%) BGP
9 33 (8.94%) DHCP
10 30 (8.13%) Internet
10 30 (8.13%) iSCSI
10 30 (8.13%) Wi-Fi
11 28 (7.59%) SAN
12 27 (7.32%) OSPF
12 27 (7.32%) VoIP
13 23 (6.23%) VLAN
14 22 (5.96%) Cisco Nexus
15 20 (5.42%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (5.42%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (24.39%) Amazon RDS
2 43 (11.65%) SQL Server
3 38 (10.30%) Azure SQL Database
4 15 (4.07%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (1.63%) Cosmos DB
6 4 (1.08%) SAP HANA
6 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.27%) MySQL
7 1 (0.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 124 (33.60%) Git (software)
2 95 (25.75%) Octopus Deploy
3 94 (25.47%) Jenkins
4 93 (25.20%) TeamCity
5 91 (24.66%) JIRA
6 89 (24.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 29 (7.86%) Visual Studio Team System
8 28 (7.59%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.81%) Travis CI
9 3 (0.81%) Vagrant
General
1 48 (13.01%) Finance
2 19 (5.15%) Marketing
3 7 (1.90%) Aerospace
3 7 (1.90%) Banking
4 5 (1.36%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.81%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (17.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 47 (12.74%) Architect
3 43 (11.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 42 (11.38%) Network Engineer
5 40 (10.84%) DevOps Manager
6 38 (10.30%) Consultant
7 22 (5.96%) Cloud Engineer
8 20 (5.42%) Azure Consultant
8 20 (5.42%) Cloud Architect
9 19 (5.15%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 17 (4.61%) Azure Engineer
10 17 (4.61%) Network Architect
10 17 (4.61%) Technical Consultant
11 15 (4.07%) Hyper-V Engineer
11 15 (4.07%) Technical Leader
12 13 (3.52%) Network Consultant
13 12 (3.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
14 11 (2.98%) Cloud Solutions Architect
14 11 (2.98%) Solutions Architect
14 11 (2.98%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.23%) JSON
2 18 (4.88%) .NET
3 12 (3.25%) Web Services
4 7 (1.90%) 802.1X
4 7 (1.90%) REST
5 5 (1.36%) Middleware
6 4 (1.08%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.08%) Protocol Buffers
6 4 (1.08%) RESTful
6 4 (1.08%) WSH
6 4 (1.08%) XML
7 3 (0.81%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.81%) YAML
8 1 (0.27%) .NET Core
8 1 (0.27%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.27%) Electron Framework
8 1 (0.27%) Node.js
8 1 (0.27%) OAuth
8 1 (0.27%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 102 (27.64%) Data Centre
2 95 (25.75%) Private Cloud
3 35 (9.49%) Hybrid Cloud
4 29 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (7.05%) PKI
6 23 (6.23%) Public Cloud
7 19 (5.15%) EMC VNX
7 19 (5.15%) Video Conferencing
8 17 (4.61%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (1.90%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.63%) EMC VMAX
10 6 (1.63%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 5 (1.36%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.08%) Clustering
12 4 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Cloud
12 4 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (1.08%) User Experience
13 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.81%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 229 (62.06%) Windows
2 148 (40.11%) Linux
3 94 (25.47%) Windows Server
4 48 (13.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (11.38%) Windows 10
6 32 (8.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (4.34%) CentOS
8 13 (3.52%) Ubuntu
9 10 (2.71%) Windows 8
10 9 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.90%) Windows Vista
12 5 (1.36%) Windows 7
13 4 (1.08%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.81%) Debian
14 3 (0.81%) SUSE
14 3 (0.81%) Unix
15 2 (0.54%) VMS
16 1 (0.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (40.92%) DevOps
2 148 (40.11%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (24.66%) Business Intelligence
4 81 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
5 63 (17.07%) ITIL
6 60 (16.26%) Load Balancing
7 56 (15.18%) Migration
8 49 (13.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 49 (13.28%) Presales
9 48 (13.01%) Service Delivery
10 42 (11.38%) Configuration Management
11 33 (8.94%) Scrum
12 24 (6.50%) Technical Architecture
13 23 (6.23%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (6.23%) Security Monitoring
14 22 (5.96%) Disaster Recovery
14 22 (5.96%) Project Management
14 22 (5.96%) Service Management
15 20 (5.42%) Network Design
15 20 (5.42%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 142 (38.48%) PowerShell
2 131 (35.50%) SQL
3 46 (12.47%) Python
4 28 (7.59%) Perl
5 26 (7.05%) C#
6 19 (5.15%) Shell Script
7 11 (2.98%) Bash Shell
8 9 (2.44%) C++
8 9 (2.44%) Java
8 9 (2.44%) JavaScript
9 8 (2.17%) PHP
9 8 (2.17%) Ruby
9 8 (2.17%) VBScript
10 4 (1.08%) Go
11 1 (0.27%) C
11 1 (0.27%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 76 (20.60%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (17.07%) CCNP
3 22 (5.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (5.69%) Security Cleared
5 20 (5.42%) Degree
6 19 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (4.34%) MCSE
8 15 (4.07%) CCIE
9 14 (3.79%) SC Cleared
10 12 (3.25%) CCNA
11 9 (2.44%) VCP6
12 8 (2.17%) AWS Certification
12 8 (2.17%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.63%) MCSA
14 5 (1.36%) CCDP
14 5 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (1.08%) CISM
15 4 (1.08%) CISSP
15 4 (1.08%) CompTIA Security+
15 4 (1.08%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.50%) GDPR
2 17 (4.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (4.07%) SLA
4 13 (3.52%) Cyber Essentials
4 13 (3.52%) HIPAA
5 12 (3.25%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.36%) QA
7 4 (1.08%) PMO
8 2 (0.54%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 238 (64.50%) Active Directory
2 102 (27.64%) Virtual Machines
3 94 (25.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 90 (24.39%) Hyper-V
5 30 (8.13%) VMware NSX
6 25 (6.78%) Docker
7 13 (3.52%) DFS Replication
8 12 (3.25%) vSphere
9 8 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.81%) NFS
11 3 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.54%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.27%) vCloud
13 1 (0.27%) XenApp
13 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 137 (37.13%) Ansible
2 39 (10.57%) Puppet
3 33 (8.94%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (8.13%) SCOM
5 24 (6.50%) Nagios
6 17 (4.61%) Kubernetes
7 14 (3.79%) SCVMM
7 14 (3.79%) vRealize
8 13 (3.52%) Terraform
8 13 (3.52%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 7 (1.90%) vCenter Server
10 6 (1.63%) Cisco Prime
10 6 (1.63%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (1.63%) SCCM
11 4 (1.08%) Grafana
11 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.81%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.81%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 140 (37.94%) Microsoft
2 107 (29.00%) Cisco
3 94 (25.47%) VMware
4 89 (24.12%) New Relic
4 89 (24.12%) Trend Micro
5 61 (16.53%) CheckPoint
6 40 (10.84%) HP
7 33 (8.94%) F5
8 32 (8.67%) Palo Alto
9 30 (8.13%) Splunk
10 23 (6.23%) EMC
10 23 (6.23%) Fortinet
11 18 (4.88%) Citrix
11 18 (4.88%) SolarWinds
12 17 (4.61%) Juniper
12 17 (4.61%) NetApp
13 14 (3.79%) Brocade
14 13 (3.52%) Dell
14 13 (3.52%) EqualLogic
15 12 (3.25%) BMC