Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Request for Comments: 2547 - BGP/MPLS VPNs
UK
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1180 1155 1291
Rank change year-on-year -25 +136 +1
Permanent jobs citing RFC 2547 16 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.003% 0.000%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.023% 0.007% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 1
UK median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% -10.29%
10th Percentile £33,250 £31,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £35,530 £38,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -6.67% -4.82%

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 70,086 68,488 77,830
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.81% 40.57% 38.71%
Number of salaries quoted 58,660 58,229 67,109
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 21 May 2018.

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 21 May 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 - 14 £48,750 -
London - 9 £50,000 -
UK excluding London -19 7 £35,000 -
South East - 5 £36,000 -
Scotland -36 2 £33,750 -3.57%

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 16 (100.00%) SDH
1 16 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 16 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) IPv6
1 16 (100.00%) Juniper
1 16 (100.00%) Internet
1 16 (100.00%) SONET
1 16 (100.00%) MPLS
1 16 (100.00%) OSPF
1 16 (100.00%) BGP
1 16 (100.00%) RSVP
1 16 (100.00%) VPLS
1 16 (100.00%) HSRP
1 16 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (56.25%) Load Balancing
2 9 (56.25%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (50.00%) CCNA
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (50.00%) CCNP
4 7 (43.75%) CCIP
4 7 (43.75%) Process Management
4 7 (43.75%) VLAN
4 7 (43.75%) Mentoring
4 7 (43.75%) Spanning Tree
5 6 (37.50%) IPv4
6 5 (31.25%) Nokia
7 4 (25.00%) CRM
7 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (25.00%) Service Design

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 16 (100.00%) BGP
1 16 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 16 (100.00%) HSRP
1 16 (100.00%) Internet
1 16 (100.00%) IPv6
1 16 (100.00%) MPLS
1 16 (100.00%) OSPF
1 16 (100.00%) RSVP
1 16 (100.00%) SDH
1 16 (100.00%) SONET
1 16 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 16 (100.00%) VPLS
2 7 (43.75%) Spanning Tree
2 7 (43.75%) VLAN
3 6 (37.50%) IPv4
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
General
1 16 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (12.50%) IP Engineer
1 2 (12.50%) Provisioning Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Senior IP Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Provisioner
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Load Balancing
1 9 (56.25%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (43.75%) Mentoring
2 7 (43.75%) Process Management
3 4 (25.00%) CRM
3 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) CCNA
1 8 (50.00%) CCNP
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (43.75%) CCIP
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) Juniper
2 5 (31.25%) Nokia
3 1 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent