Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for RFC 2547 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RFC 2547 over the 6 months to 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Request for Comments: 2547 - BGP/MPLS VPNs
UK
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1140 1182 1222
Rank change year-on-year +42 +40 +93
Permanent jobs citing RFC 2547 1 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.002% 0.011% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 4
UK median annual salary £32,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.58% -3.75% +12.68%
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £37,015 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.20% -7.46% +14.29%

RFC 2547 is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 64,912 72,204 73,430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.86% 40.21% 39.00%
Number of salaries quoted 53,660 59,958 63,679
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

RFC 2547
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing RFC 2547 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for RFC 2547 in the UK

RFC 2547
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RFC 2547.

Salary trend for RFC 2547 in the UK

RFC 2547
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RFC 2547 within the UK over the 6 months to 13 November 2018. 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 +45 1 £32,500 -18.75%
UK excluding London +28 1 £32,500 -12.20%
South East +17 1 £32,500 -18.75%

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT jobs citing RFC 2547 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 RFC 2547.

1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCIP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) SONET
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) RSVP
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPLS
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) Spanning Tree

RFC 2547
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%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) RSVP
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) SONET
1 1 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPLS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Provisioning Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper