Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 888 876 895
Rank change year-on-year -12 +19 +113
Permanent jobs citing Riverbed 300 390 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.45% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 245 327 331
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +8.25%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year - -1.10% +1.11%

Riverbed is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 78348 87613 101336
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.51% 44.46% 46.42%
Number of salaries quoted 60961 71245 81872
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -3 283 £55,000 - 4
UK excluding London +46 150 £45,000 - 1
London -8 138 £62,500 +2.04% 3
North of England +13 60 £45,000 +12.50%
North West +10 46 £47,500 +18.75%
South East +33 41 £50,000 - 1
East of England +5 17 £62,500 +25.00%
Midlands +22 14 £40,000 +9.59%
Yorkshire +16 14 £37,500 -6.25%
South West +3 13 £40,000 -8.57%
West Midlands +6 11 £40,000 +5.96%
Scotland - 5 £50,000 -
East Midlands +27 3 £32,500 -7.14%

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 252 (84.00%) Cisco
2 177 (59.00%) Firewall
3 176 (58.67%) WAN
4 164 (54.67%) Cisco Certification
5 153 (51.00%) CCNP
6 130 (43.33%) F5
7 116 (38.67%) Network Security
8 115 (38.33%) Juniper
8 115 (38.33%) Wireless
9 106 (35.33%) MPLS
10 100 (33.33%) VPN
11 94 (31.33%) Palo Alto
12 91 (30.33%) Windows
13 89 (29.67%) LAN
14 85 (28.33%) BGP
15 82 (27.33%) OSPF
16 81 (27.00%) ITIL
16 81 (27.00%) IPsec
17 79 (26.33%) Cisco ASA
18 73 (24.33%) CheckPoint
19 69 (23.00%) Microsoft
19 69 (23.00%) Data Centre
20 67 (22.33%) Load Balancing
21 66 (22.00%) Cisco Nexus
22 63 (21.00%) VoIP
23 62 (20.67%) Cisco IOS
24 61 (20.33%) EIGRP
25 60 (20.00%) Network Management
26 58 (19.33%) CCIE
26 58 (19.33%) VMware

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 13 (4.33%) Skype for Business
2 10 (3.33%) CMS
3 8 (2.67%) IIS
3 8 (2.67%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.33%) Apache
6 4 (1.33%) IBM Domino
6 4 (1.33%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 27 (9.00%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.00%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.33%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.67%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 3 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (8.67%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (7.67%) Office 365
4 13 (4.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 12 (4.00%) IaaS
6 5 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.67%) PaaS
7 2 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 177 (59.00%) Firewall
2 176 (58.67%) WAN
3 116 (38.67%) Network Security
4 115 (38.33%) Wireless
5 106 (35.33%) MPLS
6 100 (33.33%) VPN
7 89 (29.67%) LAN
8 85 (28.33%) BGP
9 82 (27.33%) OSPF
10 81 (27.00%) IPsec
11 79 (26.33%) Cisco ASA
12 66 (22.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 63 (21.00%) VoIP
14 62 (20.67%) Cisco IOS
15 61 (20.33%) EIGRP
16 53 (17.67%) DNS
17 46 (15.33%) NetScaler
18 45 (15.00%) TCP/IP
19 44 (14.67%) Wireshark
20 42 (14.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (1.67%) MySQL
4 4 (1.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.67%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.67%) Subversion
2 2 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 49 (16.33%) Finance
2 32 (10.67%) Banking
3 28 (9.33%) Telecoms
4 23 (7.67%) Law
5 14 (4.67%) Investment Banking
6 12 (4.00%) Legal
7 11 (3.67%) Games
8 8 (2.67%) Back Office
8 8 (2.67%) Manufacturing
9 7 (2.33%) Advertising
10 6 (2.00%) Publishing
11 5 (1.67%) Retail
12 4 (1.33%) Military
13 1 (0.33%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 163 (54.33%) Network Engineer
2 57 (19.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 48 (16.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 45 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 37 (12.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 33 (11.00%) Analyst
7 30 (10.00%) Juniper Engineer
8 26 (8.67%) Security Engineer
9 25 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
10 23 (7.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 18 (6.00%) Network Analyst
12 17 (5.67%) WAN Engineer
13 16 (5.33%) Consultant
13 16 (5.33%) Security Analyst
14 15 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 14 (4.67%) Lead Network Engineer
16 13 (4.33%) Administrator
16 13 (4.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
17 12 (4.00%) Architect
18 11 (3.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.33%) 802.1X
2 13 (4.33%) XMPP
3 6 (2.00%) .NET
4 5 (1.67%) Web Services
5 4 (1.33%) Catalyst
5 4 (1.33%) LAMP
6 1 (0.33%) HTML
6 1 (0.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 69 (23.00%) Data Centre
2 24 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
3 16 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.00%) Clustering
5 13 (4.33%) Virtual Team
6 9 (3.00%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.00%) Equities
7 6 (2.00%) Fixed Income
7 6 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.00%) Replication
8 4 (1.33%) AS400
8 4 (1.33%) Cyber Defence
8 4 (1.33%) Life Science
9 3 (1.00%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.67%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.67%) e-Health
11 1 (0.33%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 91 (30.33%) Windows
2 56 (18.67%) Windows Server
3 40 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (12.67%) Linux
5 36 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.67%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.33%) Check Point GAiA
9 4 (1.33%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.67%) Unix
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (27.00%) ITIL
2 67 (22.33%) Load Balancing
3 60 (20.00%) Network Management
4 42 (14.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 36 (12.00%) Problem Management
6 31 (10.33%) Service Management
7 26 (8.67%) Mentoring
8 24 (8.00%) Network Design
9 23 (7.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 22 (7.33%) Change Control
10 22 (7.33%) Kalman Filter
11 21 (7.00%) Change Management
12 19 (6.33%) ITIL V3
13 18 (6.00%) Configuration Management
13 18 (6.00%) Incident Management
13 18 (6.00%) Service Delivery
14 17 (5.67%) Presales
15 16 (5.33%) ITSM
15 16 (5.33%) Network Monitoring
15 16 (5.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.67%) PowerShell
2 12 (4.00%) Perl
3 11 (3.67%) SQL
4 10 (3.33%) Python
5 9 (3.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.33%) C
6 4 (1.33%) C++
6 4 (1.33%) Java
6 4 (1.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.67%) PHP
8 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 164 (54.67%) Cisco Certification
2 153 (51.00%) CCNP
3 58 (19.33%) CCIE
4 46 (15.33%) CCNA
5 27 (9.00%) Degree
6 20 (6.67%) MCSE
6 20 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (5.33%) CCSE
7 16 (5.33%) CISSP
8 15 (5.00%) MCSA
9 14 (4.67%) MCP
10 12 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 11 (3.67%) CCVP
12 9 (3.00%) GIAC
13 8 (2.67%) CCSA
14 6 (2.00%) CISM
14 6 (2.00%) MCITP
15 5 (1.67%) CESG Certified Professional
15 5 (1.67%) SC Cleared
15 5 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.67%) SLA
2 12 (4.00%) PMO
3 10 (3.33%) QA
4 9 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 49 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (6.00%) Hyper-V
4 16 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (4.67%) ProxySG
6 10 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (2.67%) Firmware
8 7 (2.33%) DFS Replication
9 6 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (1.67%) VMware Server
11 4 (1.33%) Docker
11 4 (1.33%) KVM
11 4 (1.33%) LXC
12 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.33%) UAG
12 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (5.00%) Nagios
3 13 (4.33%) Cisco UCCX
4 11 (3.67%) Cisco UCCE
5 9 (3.00%) SCCM
6 8 (2.67%) SCOM
7 7 (2.33%) OpenView
8 6 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (2.00%) Puppet
9 5 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (1.33%) Check_MK
10 4 (1.33%) Endace
10 4 (1.33%) WSUS
11 3 (1.00%) Cisco Prime
12 2 (0.67%) Ansible
12 2 (0.67%) CFEngine
12 2 (0.67%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.67%) Salt
13 1 (0.33%) CA Spectrum
13 1 (0.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 252 (84.00%) Cisco
2 130 (43.33%) F5
3 115 (38.33%) Juniper
4 94 (31.33%) Palo Alto
5 73 (24.33%) CheckPoint
6 69 (23.00%) Microsoft
7 58 (19.33%) VMware
8 56 (18.67%) Citrix
9 44 (14.67%) SolarWinds
10 42 (14.00%) HP
11 28 (9.33%) Aruba
12 23 (7.67%) Blue Coat
13 18 (6.00%) NetApp
14 15 (5.00%) Brocade
15 14 (4.67%) ProCurve
16 13 (4.33%) Dell
16 13 (4.33%) Mitel
17 12 (4.00%) Avaya
18 9 (3.00%) ArcSight
18 9 (3.00%) Qualys