Period
to 19 August 2017

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 6 months to 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenFlow
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1182 1257 1290
Rank change year-on-year +75 +33 +37
Permanent jobs citing OpenFlow 1 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.004% 0.003%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.004% 0.021% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 4
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% -17.86%
10th Percentile £57,500 £46,125 £50,125
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £61,900
UK excluding London median annual salary - £42,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -26.09% -17.86%

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 28222 33250 37701
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.95% 16.86% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 22885 27561 30650
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OpenFlow
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

OpenFlow
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenFlow within the UK over the 6 months to 19 August 2017. 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 +78 1 £65,000 +4.00%
London +25 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware