Period
to 12 December 2017

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

Request for Comments: 2547 - BGP/MPLS VPNs
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1168 1231 1278
Rank change year-on-year +63 +47 +45
Permanent jobs citing RFC 2547 12 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.001% 0.003%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.017% 0.001% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 6
UK median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +12.68% -11.25%
10th Percentile £31,650 £40,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £48,500 £40,000 £37,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -11.25% +14.29% -12.50%

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 71856 72784 81265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.06% 39.08% 37.98%
Number of salaries quoted 59850 63041 69745
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RFC 2547 over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for RFC 2547 in the UK

RFC 2547
Top 5 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 12 December 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
UK excluding London +40 9 £35,500 -11.25% 1
England +20 9 £40,000 - 2
South East +40 6 £38,500 -3.75% 1
London - 3 £47,500 - 1
Scotland - 3 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing RFC 2547 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 RFC 2547.

1 12 (100.00%) SDH
1 12 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 12 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) IPv6
1 12 (100.00%) Juniper
1 12 (100.00%) SONET
1 12 (100.00%) MPLS
1 12 (100.00%) OSPF
1 12 (100.00%) BGP
1 12 (100.00%) RSVP
1 12 (100.00%) VPLS
1 12 (100.00%) HSRP
2 11 (91.67%) Internet
3 10 (83.33%) CCNP
3 10 (83.33%) CCNA
3 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (83.33%) Spanning Tree
3 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
3 10 (83.33%) VLAN
4 8 (66.67%) Process Management
4 8 (66.67%) CCIP
5 7 (58.33%) CRM
6 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (25.00%) Service Design
8 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
8 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 1 (8.33%) Nokia

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 12 (100.00%) BGP
1 12 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 12 (100.00%) HSRP
1 12 (100.00%) IPv6
1 12 (100.00%) MPLS
1 12 (100.00%) OSPF
1 12 (100.00%) RSVP
1 12 (100.00%) SDH
1 12 (100.00%) SONET
1 12 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (100.00%) VPLS
2 11 (91.67%) Internet
3 10 (83.33%) Spanning Tree
3 10 (83.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) IPv4
General
1 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Provisioning Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IP Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Process Management
2 7 (58.33%) CRM
3 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Service Design
5 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) CCNA
1 10 (83.33%) CCNP
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (66.67%) CCIP
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) Nokia