Period
to 20 October 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Riverbed products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Riverbed over the 6 months to 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Riverbed Technology.

Riverbed
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 931 859 967
Rank change year-on-year -72 +108 +17
Permanent jobs citing Riverbed 262 375 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.45% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 219 318 301
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +15.79%
10th Percentile £38,950 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%

Riverbed is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 77301 83702 100974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.37% 43.84% 46.02%
Number of salaries quoted 59758 67542 82079
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

Riverbed
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Riverbed in the UK

Riverbed
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Riverbed in the UK

Riverbed
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Riverbed over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Riverbed in the UK

Riverbed
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Riverbed within the UK over the 6 months to 20 October 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 -51 254 £57,500 +4.55% 3
UK excluding London -8 135 £45,000 -5.26% 1
London -22 122 £65,000 +8.33% 3
North of England +27 59 £45,000 -
North West +27 48 £45,000 -5.26%
South East -10 36 £61,250 +22.50%
Midlands +20 14 £40,000 +5.26%
East of England +3 13 £62,500 +25.00%
Yorkshire +20 11 £45,000 -
South West +8 10 £42,500 -
West Midlands +3 3 £39,000 +4.00%
Scotland - 3 £52,500 -
East Midlands +29 2 £30,000 -29.41%

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT jobs citing Riverbed 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 Riverbed.

1 232 (88.55%) Cisco
2 172 (65.65%) WAN
3 158 (60.31%) Firewall
4 148 (56.49%) Cisco Certification
5 135 (51.53%) CCNP
6 128 (48.85%) Wireless
7 122 (46.56%) MPLS
8 118 (45.04%) F5
9 117 (44.66%) Network Security
10 103 (39.31%) BGP
11 102 (38.93%) OSPF
12 100 (38.17%) IPsec
13 91 (34.73%) VPN
14 89 (33.97%) Juniper
15 85 (32.44%) Data Centre
16 83 (31.68%) Palo Alto
17 81 (30.92%) LAN
18 80 (30.53%) EIGRP
19 76 (29.01%) Cisco IOS
20 75 (28.63%) Cisco Nexus
21 71 (27.10%) Cisco ASA
21 71 (27.10%) Windows
22 70 (26.72%) VoIP
23 68 (25.95%) CCIE
24 67 (25.57%) Microsoft
25 66 (25.19%) ITIL
26 64 (24.43%) CheckPoint
27 59 (22.52%) Finance
28 56 (21.37%) Load Balancing
29 49 (18.70%) Banking

Riverbed
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 27 (10.31%) CMS
2 11 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (4.20%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.20%) Skype for Business
3 8 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.53%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.15%) IIS
6 2 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (6.11%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.05%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (9.54%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (6.11%) Office 365
4 14 (5.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (1.91%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.53%) IaaS
7 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.38%) PaaS
7 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 172 (65.65%) WAN
2 158 (60.31%) Firewall
3 128 (48.85%) Wireless
4 122 (46.56%) MPLS
5 117 (44.66%) Network Security
6 103 (39.31%) BGP
7 102 (38.93%) OSPF
8 100 (38.17%) IPsec
9 91 (34.73%) VPN
10 81 (30.92%) LAN
11 80 (30.53%) EIGRP
12 76 (29.01%) Cisco IOS
13 75 (28.63%) Cisco Nexus
14 71 (27.10%) Cisco ASA
15 70 (26.72%) VoIP
16 46 (17.56%) Unified Communications
16 46 (17.56%) Wireshark
17 43 (16.41%) DNS
18 39 (14.89%) DHCP
18 39 (14.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.91%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 59 (22.52%) Finance
2 49 (18.70%) Banking
3 16 (6.11%) Law
4 15 (5.73%) Investment Banking
4 15 (5.73%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.20%) Back Office
6 10 (3.82%) Legal
7 8 (3.05%) Advertising
7 8 (3.05%) Manufacturing
8 7 (2.67%) Games
9 3 (1.15%) Retail
10 1 (0.38%) Marketing
10 1 (0.38%) Military
10 1 (0.38%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 148 (56.49%) Network Engineer
2 54 (20.61%) Senior Network Engineer
3 52 (19.85%) Cisco Engineer
4 49 (18.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 30 (11.45%) Analyst
6 24 (9.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 24 (9.16%) Juniper Engineer
7 20 (7.63%) Team Leader
8 19 (7.25%) Network Team Leader
9 18 (6.87%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 18 (6.87%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 17 (6.49%) Network Operations Team Leader
10 17 (6.49%) Operations Team Leader
10 17 (6.49%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 16 (6.11%) Network Analyst
12 15 (5.73%) Security Analyst
13 14 (5.34%) Architect
13 14 (5.34%) Lead Network Engineer
14 12 (4.58%) Network Security Engineer
14 12 (4.58%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.83%) XMPP
2 27 (10.31%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.76%) J2EE
3 2 (0.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 85 (32.44%) Data Centre
2 32 (12.21%) Clustering
3 21 (8.02%) Video Conferencing
4 15 (5.73%) Virtual Team
5 10 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.67%) Equities
6 7 (2.67%) Fixed Income
6 7 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (2.67%) Life Science
7 4 (1.53%) Cyber Defence
7 4 (1.53%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.15%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.15%) Replication
9 2 (0.76%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.76%) User Experience
10 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.38%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 71 (27.10%) Windows
2 36 (13.74%) Windows Server
3 35 (13.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (13.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (12.60%) Linux
5 15 (5.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.91%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.76%) Unix
8 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (25.19%) ITIL
2 56 (21.37%) Load Balancing
3 46 (17.56%) Network Management
4 35 (13.36%) Mentoring
5 34 (12.98%) WAN Optimisation
6 31 (11.83%) Line Management
7 29 (11.07%) Service Management
8 26 (9.92%) Kalman Filter
9 24 (9.16%) Problem Management
10 22 (8.40%) Change Management
11 21 (8.02%) ITSM
11 21 (8.02%) Root Cause Analysis
12 19 (7.25%) ITIL V3
13 18 (6.87%) Incident Management
13 18 (6.87%) Network Design
14 17 (6.49%) Network Monitoring
15 16 (6.11%) High Availability
16 13 (4.96%) Statistics
17 12 (4.58%) Change Control
17 12 (4.58%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.05%) SQL
2 7 (2.67%) Perl
3 5 (1.91%) Bash Shell
3 5 (1.91%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.15%) Java
5 2 (0.76%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.38%) PHP
6 1 (0.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 148 (56.49%) Cisco Certification
2 135 (51.53%) CCNP
3 68 (25.95%) CCIE
4 36 (13.74%) CCNA
5 30 (11.45%) CCVP
6 24 (9.16%) Degree
7 18 (6.87%) MCSE
7 18 (6.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (4.96%) CISSP
9 10 (3.82%) CCSE
9 10 (3.82%) MCP
9 10 (3.82%) MCSA
10 9 (3.44%) CASP
11 8 (3.05%) CCSA
11 8 (3.05%) MCITP
12 5 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.53%) CESG Certified Professional
13 4 (1.53%) CISM
13 4 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (1.15%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.96%) PMO
2 12 (4.58%) SLA
3 6 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.29%) QA
4 2 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 43 (16.41%) Active Directory
2 34 (12.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (8.02%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.58%) ProxySG
5 11 (4.20%) Virtual Servers
6 10 (3.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (3.05%) DFS Replication
7 8 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.53%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.76%) Firmware
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 41 (15.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 30 (11.45%) Cisco UCCX
3 27 (10.31%) Cisco UCCE
4 11 (4.20%) Nagios
5 3 (1.15%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.15%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.15%) SCCM
5 3 (1.15%) SCOM
5 3 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.76%) Control-M
6 2 (0.76%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.76%) OpenView
6 2 (0.76%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.38%) Ansible
7 1 (0.38%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.38%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.38%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.38%) Puppet
7 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 232 (88.55%) Cisco
2 118 (45.04%) F5
3 89 (33.97%) Juniper
4 83 (31.68%) Palo Alto
5 67 (25.57%) Microsoft
6 64 (24.43%) CheckPoint
7 47 (17.94%) VMware
8 39 (14.89%) Citrix
9 30 (11.45%) SolarWinds
10 29 (11.07%) Aruba
11 27 (10.31%) HP
12 21 (8.02%) Blue Coat
13 18 (6.87%) NetApp
14 13 (4.96%) Dell
15 12 (4.58%) ProCurve
16 10 (3.82%) Avaya
16 10 (3.82%) Mitel
17 8 (3.05%) Brocade
17 8 (3.05%) Meraki
18 7 (2.67%) ForeScout