Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Virtualization
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 831 864 939
Rank change year-on-year +33 +75 -39
Permanent jobs citing Network Virtualisation 242 305 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 191 252 195
UK median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £31,400 £37,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +30.43% +8.24%

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 126,716 151,081 160,508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.14% 91.79% 92.33%
Number of salaries quoted 99,622 120,303 126,709
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
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 15 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Network Virtualisation in the UK

Network Virtualisation
Top 16 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 15 October 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 +39 210 £51,843 -13.60% 27
UK excluding London +38 158 £45,000 -25.00% 23
London +66 76 £60,000 -14.29% 6
South East +10 42 £58,750 +4.44% 9
North of England -1 38 £42,500 -29.17% 3
South West +20 30 £35,000 -34.88% 1
Yorkshire +19 23 £45,100 -24.83% 1
Midlands +44 21 £45,000 -14.29% 6
Scotland +36 21 £43,800 +3.06%
West Midlands +32 19 £47,500 -9.52% 5
North West +2 14 £34,500 -42.50% 2
Wales +5 3 £32,500 -51.85% 2
East of England +67 2 £44,632 -37.92% 2
East Midlands - 2 £45,000 - 1
North East +20 1 £50,000 -
Channel Islands - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 168 (69.42%) Azure
2 133 (54.96%) Microsoft
3 120 (49.59%) Windows
4 107 (44.21%) Linux
5 100 (41.32%) DevOps
6 88 (36.36%) Python
7 84 (34.71%) VMware
7 84 (34.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 84 (34.71%) Problem-Solving
8 81 (33.47%) Firewall
9 73 (30.17%) AWS
10 72 (29.75%) Hybrid Cloud
10 72 (29.75%) Infrastructure as Code
11 70 (28.93%) Active Directory
12 69 (28.51%) Docker
12 69 (28.51%) Terraform
13 68 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
14 63 (26.03%) Google
14 63 (26.03%) Opscode Chef
15 62 (25.62%) GCP
16 61 (25.21%) Bash Shell
16 61 (25.21%) Retail
17 58 (23.97%) Ruby
17 58 (23.97%) Public Cloud
18 56 (23.14%) Banking
19 54 (22.31%) JavaScript
19 54 (22.31%) WAN
19 54 (22.31%) IaaS
20 53 (21.90%) Data Centre
20 53 (21.90%) Cisco

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 18 (7.44%) SharePoint
2 16 (6.61%) Confluence
3 12 (4.96%) IIS
3 12 (4.96%) MS Exchange
4 10 (4.13%) OpenStack
5 8 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.65%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.65%) CMS
6 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (3.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.65%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 168 (69.42%) Azure
2 73 (30.17%) AWS
3 62 (25.62%) GCP
4 54 (22.31%) IaaS
5 51 (21.07%) Azure Stack
6 48 (19.83%) IBM Cloud
7 45 (18.60%) Office 365
8 43 (17.77%) PaaS
9 29 (11.98%) Azure Active Directory
10 25 (10.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 16 (6.61%) AWS CloudFormation
12 13 (5.37%) Azure Functions
12 13 (5.37%) Cloud Computing
12 13 (5.37%) SaaS
12 13 (5.37%) Serverless
13 8 (3.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 8 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (3.31%) Amazon S3
13 8 (3.31%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (2.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 81 (33.47%) Firewall
2 54 (22.31%) WAN
3 44 (18.18%) LAN
4 29 (11.98%) VPN
5 26 (10.74%) Wireless
6 25 (10.33%) DNS
7 19 (7.85%) MPLS
8 18 (7.44%) DHCP
9 17 (7.02%) Network Security
10 16 (6.61%) SAN
11 15 (6.20%) TCP/IP
12 14 (5.79%) OSPF
12 14 (5.79%) Software-Defined Networking
13 12 (4.96%) BGP
14 11 (4.55%) Internet
14 11 (4.55%) VLAN
15 10 (4.13%) HSRP
15 10 (4.13%) Skype
16 9 (3.72%) WLAN
17 8 (3.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.02%) Azure SQL Database
2 9 (3.72%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.31%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (2.07%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.65%) MySQL
6 2 (0.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.41%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.41%) Power BI
7 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (11.57%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.79%) Jenkins
2 14 (5.79%) Visual Studio
3 13 (5.37%) Visual Studio Team System
4 12 (4.96%) JIRA
5 9 (3.72%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (3.72%) TeamCity
6 8 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (3.31%) Bitbucket Server
7 6 (2.48%) Selenium
7 6 (2.48%) Subversion
8 4 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (1.24%) Travis CI
10 2 (0.83%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.83%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.83%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.83%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.83%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.41%) GitLab
General
1 61 (25.21%) Retail
2 56 (23.14%) Banking
3 39 (16.12%) Finance
4 25 (10.33%) Telecoms
5 17 (7.02%) Aerospace
6 13 (5.37%) Marketing
7 9 (3.72%) Legal
8 5 (2.07%) Electronics
8 5 (2.07%) Housing Association
9 3 (1.24%) Games
9 3 (1.24%) Military
10 2 (0.83%) Billing
11 1 (0.41%) Automotive
11 1 (0.41%) Back Office
11 1 (0.41%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 73 (30.17%) Cloud Engineer
2 26 (10.74%) Architect
3 25 (10.33%) Support Engineer
4 22 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 21 (8.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (8.26%) IT Engineer
7 19 (7.85%) Cloud Architect
7 19 (7.85%) Consultant
8 14 (5.79%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (4.96%) Cloud Specialist
10 10 (4.13%) Azure Consultant
10 10 (4.13%) Integration Engineer
10 10 (4.13%) IT Support
10 10 (4.13%) Senior Network Engineer
10 10 (4.13%) Software Integration Engineer
10 10 (4.13%) Technical Consultant
11 9 (3.72%) Analyst
11 9 (3.72%) IT Support Engineer
11 9 (3.72%) Network Architect
11 9 (3.72%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.55%) JSON
2 9 (3.72%) Web Services
3 7 (2.89%) HTML
4 6 (2.48%) HTML5
4 6 (2.48%) Middleware
4 6 (2.48%) WebRTC
5 5 (2.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (2.07%) LDAP
6 4 (1.65%) OAuth
6 4 (1.65%) OpenID
7 2 (0.83%) .NET
8 1 (0.41%) ADO
8 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.41%) JMS
8 1 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.41%) RFC 2544
8 1 (0.41%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 72 (29.75%) Hybrid Cloud
2 58 (23.97%) Public Cloud
3 53 (21.90%) Data Centre
4 24 (9.92%) Management Information System
5 13 (5.37%) PKI
6 10 (4.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.31%) Clustering
7 8 (3.31%) Replication
8 7 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (2.07%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (2.07%) Fat Client
10 5 (2.07%) Smartphone
10 5 (2.07%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.65%) Cloud Native
11 4 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.24%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
13 2 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 120 (49.59%) Windows
2 107 (44.21%) Linux
3 37 (15.29%) Windows Server
4 24 (9.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (7.02%) Apple iOS
6 15 (6.20%) Windows 10
7 14 (5.79%) Windows 7
8 13 (5.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (3.31%) CentOS
10 6 (2.48%) Android
11 5 (2.07%) Unix
11 5 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.65%) VMS
13 3 (1.24%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.41%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (41.32%) DevOps
2 84 (34.71%) Problem-Solving
3 72 (29.75%) Infrastructure as Code
4 68 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (21.49%) Programme Delivery
6 51 (21.07%) Fintech
7 50 (20.66%) Scrum
8 48 (19.83%) Artificial Intelligence
8 48 (19.83%) Break/Fix
8 48 (19.83%) Fraud Detection
9 37 (15.29%) Product Roadmap
10 36 (14.88%) Mentoring
11 29 (11.98%) Cybersecurity
11 29 (11.98%) Migration
12 24 (9.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 23 (9.50%) Project Delivery
14 22 (9.09%) High Availability
14 22 (9.09%) ITIL
15 21 (8.68%) Computer Science
16 20 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 88 (36.36%) Python
2 61 (25.21%) Bash Shell
3 58 (23.97%) Ruby
4 54 (22.31%) JavaScript
5 48 (19.83%) Groovy
6 38 (15.70%) PowerShell
7 34 (14.05%) SQL
8 28 (11.57%) C#
9 21 (8.68%) C++
10 14 (5.79%) Java
11 10 (4.13%) Ada
12 2 (0.83%) Go
12 2 (0.83%) Perl
13 1 (0.41%) C
13 1 (0.41%) PHP
13 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (20.25%) Degree
2 29 (11.98%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (8.68%) Security Cleared
4 20 (8.26%) CCNP
5 18 (7.44%) CCIE
6 13 (5.37%) SC Cleared
7 10 (4.13%) CCDP
7 10 (4.13%) CCNA
8 8 (3.31%) AWS Certification
9 6 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (2.07%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 5 (2.07%) TOGAF Certification
11 4 (1.65%) CISSP
11 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.24%) VCP6
13 2 (0.83%) CCDA
13 2 (0.83%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.83%) MCSA
13 2 (0.83%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.13%) SLA
2 8 (3.31%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.41%) NCSC
System Software
1 84 (34.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (28.93%) Active Directory
3 69 (28.51%) Docker
4 32 (13.22%) Hyper-V
5 30 (12.40%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (9.09%) VMware NSX
7 9 (3.72%) vSphere
8 4 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.24%) KVM
9 3 (1.24%) LXC
9 3 (1.24%) Xen
10 1 (0.41%) iptables
10 1 (0.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 69 (28.51%) Terraform
2 63 (26.03%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (12.81%) Ansible
4 20 (8.26%) Kubernetes
5 12 (4.96%) Puppet
6 10 (4.13%) Perfmon
7 6 (2.48%) BMC PATROL
8 5 (2.07%) NetBackup
8 5 (2.07%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (1.65%) CASB
9 4 (1.65%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (1.65%) SCCM
9 4 (1.65%) vCenter Server
10 3 (1.24%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.24%) Mesos
10 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (1.24%) Nagios
11 1 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.41%) HP SiteScope
11 1 (0.41%) vRealize
Vendors
1 133 (54.96%) Microsoft
2 84 (34.71%) VMware
3 63 (26.03%) Google
4 53 (21.90%) Cisco
5 48 (19.83%) IBM
6 18 (7.44%) CheckPoint
7 16 (6.61%) Palo Alto
8 14 (5.79%) HP
8 14 (5.79%) Meraki
9 13 (5.37%) F5
10 12 (4.96%) Apple
10 12 (4.96%) Citrix
11 11 (4.55%) Fortinet
11 11 (4.55%) Juniper
12 9 (3.72%) Dell
12 9 (3.72%) New Relic
12 9 (3.72%) SolarWinds
13 8 (3.31%) Atlassian
13 8 (3.31%) Trend Micro
14 7 (2.89%) Symantec