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 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenFlow
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 948 977
Rank change year-on-year +88 +29  
Permanent jobs citing OpenFlow 5 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.037% 0.011% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
Median salary £65,000 £75,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +30.43%  
UK excluding London median salary - £75,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +30.43%  

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 13687 17840 20246
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.91% 17.19% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11119 14794 16041
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year -5.88% +0.59%  

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

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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +96 5 £65,000 -13.33%
London - 5 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 30 (100.00%) VMware
1 30 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 30 (100.00%) KVM
2 29 (96.67%) Ansible
2 29 (96.67%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (96.67%) C++
2 29 (96.67%) Linux
2 29 (96.67%) GSM
2 29 (96.67%) C
2 29 (96.67%) 3G
2 29 (96.67%) Telecoms
2 29 (96.67%) Multithreading
2 29 (96.67%) Puppet
2 29 (96.67%) 4G
3 28 (93.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 22 (73.33%) Translating Business Requirements
5 14 (46.67%) TCP/IP
6 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 7 (23.33%) Banking
7 7 (23.33%) Finance
8 5 (16.67%) C#
9 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
9 1 (3.33%) Presales
9 1 (3.33%) OpenStack

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 (3.33%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 29 (96.67%) 3G
1 29 (96.67%) 4G
1 29 (96.67%) GSM
2 14 (46.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 29 (96.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
2 7 (23.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) C++ Developer
1 21 (70.00%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) Linux Developer
3 10 (33.33%) Lead Developer
4 9 (30.00%) Telecoms Developer
5 8 (26.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (26.67%) Senior C++ Developer
5 8 (26.67%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (26.67%) Senior Developer
5 8 (26.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (26.67%) Software Engineer
6 7 (23.33%) C Developer
6 7 (23.33%) C/C++ Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Principal Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Senior C Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (93.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) Multithreading
2 22 (73.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) C
1 29 (96.67%) C++
2 5 (16.67%) C#
System Software
1 30 (100.00%) KVM
1 30 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (96.67%) Ansible
1 29 (96.67%) Opscode Chef
1 29 (96.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware