The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for OpenFlow skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OpenFlow over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenFlow
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 930 981
Permanent jobs citing OpenFlow 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.002% 0.001%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.012% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £42,500 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -30.89%  
UK excluding London median salary - £42,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year - -30.89%  

OpenFlow is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14375 16711 18941
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.12% 16.97% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11703 13908 15439
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

OpenFlow
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing OpenFlow as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for OpenFlow in the UK

OpenFlow
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for OpenFlow in the UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing OpenFlow also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for OpenFlow.

1 15 (100.00%) VMware
1 15 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (100.00%) KVM
2 14 (93.33%) Ansible
2 14 (93.33%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (93.33%) Multithreading
2 14 (93.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 14 (93.33%) Puppet
2 14 (93.33%) 4G
2 14 (93.33%) Telecoms
2 14 (93.33%) C++
2 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 14 (93.33%) GSM
2 14 (93.33%) C
2 14 (93.33%) 3G
3 11 (73.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
6 5 (33.33%) C#
7 3 (20.00%) Banking
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
8 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
8 1 (6.67%) Presales

OpenFlow
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 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) 3G
1 14 (93.33%) 4G
1 14 (93.33%) GSM
2 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 14 (93.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) C++ Developer
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Lead Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Linux Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Senior C++ Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Telecoms Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Principal Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Multithreading
2 11 (73.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C
1 14 (93.33%) C++
2 5 (33.33%) C#
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) KVM
1 15 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (93.33%) Ansible
1 14 (93.33%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (93.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware