The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco IOS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco IOS over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IOS
Rank 500 626 529
Rank change year-on-year
+126 -97
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 446 324 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.25% 1.61% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 357 271 311
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,200 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,700 £57,800 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19826 20141 21409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.02% 17.01% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15758 16031 17346
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

Cisco IOS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cisco IOS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco IOS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cisco IOS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco IOS within the UK.

Cisco IOS Salary Trend in the UK

Cisco IOS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco IOS over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 within the UK.

Cisco IOS Salary Histogram in the UK

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco IOS within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +98 428 £47,500 +5.55% 34
London +116 225 £47,500 - 8
South East +55 108 £48,500 +38.57% 14
City of London +79 75 £50,000 -2.91% 2
Berkshire +28 47 £60,000 +20.00% 9
Yorkshire -36 41 £40,000 -11.11% 3
West Yorkshire -18 35 £40,000 - 3
Leeds -22 35 £40,000 - 3
Surrey +34 24 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Hampshire 0 23 £48,000 +47.69%
North West +10 18 £24,750 -50.50% 2
Reading -9 18 £60,250 +20.50% 6
West Midlands -18 16 £29,000 - 1
Andover - 13 £48,000 -
Manchester +19 12 £24,500 -46.73%
East of England +3 11 £37,500 -25.00% 3
South West +2 10 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Birmingham -10 10 £29,000 -47.27%
Oxfordshire +12 8 £47,500 -10.37%
Dorking - 8 £50,000 -
Scotland +22 7 £27,500 - 2
Oxford +12 7 £47,500 +35.71%
Dudley - 7 £29,000 -
Canary Wharf - 7 - -
North Yorkshire -14 6 £50,000 -
Staines - 6 £44,000 - 2
Cheshire +7 5 - - 1
Essex +4 5 £47,500 -5.00%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £50,000 -

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Cisco IOS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco IOS.

1 860 (100.00%) Cisco
2 473 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
3 424 (49.30%) Firewall
4 363 (42.21%) BGP
5 358 (41.63%) VPN
6 313 (36.40%) VMware
7 309 (35.93%) WAN
8 304 (35.35%) Cisco ASA
9 303 (35.23%) Windows
10 300 (34.88%) OSPF
11 299 (34.77%) CCNP
12 266 (30.93%) LAN
13 256 (29.77%) MPLS
14 254 (29.53%) Microsoft
15 230 (26.74%) VMware Infrastructure
16 218 (25.35%) CCNA
16 218 (25.35%) Linux
17 216 (25.12%) DNS
18 214 (24.88%) Cisco Nexus
19 201 (23.37%) VoIP
20 188 (21.86%) Juniper
21 186 (21.63%) F5
22 181 (21.05%) Active Directory
23 178 (20.70%) CheckPoint
24 175 (20.35%) Wireless
25 173 (20.12%) Network Security
26 165 (19.19%) TCP/IP
26 165 (19.19%) ITIL
27 154 (17.91%) NX-OS
28 152 (17.67%) IPsec

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Cisco IOS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco IOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 140 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 49 (5.70%) SharePoint
3 27 (3.14%) Lync
4 22 (2.56%) IIS
5 19 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 18 (2.09%) Apache
6 18 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (1.28%) Tomcat
10 9 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (0.93%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.81%) JBoss
12 7 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.58%) CMS
14 4 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.23%) Drupal
15 2 (0.23%) Site Server
15 2 (0.23%) GroupWise
Applications
1 84 (9.77%) MS Office
2 81 (9.42%) MS Excel
3 28 (3.26%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.23%) assyst
3 2 (0.23%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.12%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (1.16%) Google Apps
3 9 (1.05%) Office 365
3 9 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.58%) SaaS
5 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.35%) PaaS
7 2 (0.23%) IaaS
7 2 (0.23%) Yammer
7 2 (0.23%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 424 (49.30%) Firewall
2 363 (42.21%) BGP
3 358 (41.63%) VPN
4 309 (35.93%) WAN
5 304 (35.35%) Cisco ASA
6 300 (34.88%) OSPF
7 266 (30.93%) LAN
8 256 (29.77%) MPLS
9 216 (25.12%) DNS
10 214 (24.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 201 (23.37%) VoIP
12 175 (20.35%) Wireless
13 173 (20.12%) Network Security
14 165 (19.19%) TCP/IP
15 154 (17.91%) NX-OS
16 152 (17.67%) IPsec
17 147 (17.09%) VLAN
18 137 (15.93%) EIGRP
19 112 (13.02%) DHCP
20 106 (12.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.56%) MySQL
3 8 (0.93%) Oracle Database
4 6 (0.70%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.35%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 39 (4.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 18 (2.09%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.35%) Subversion
4 1 (0.12%) Ant
4 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 139 (16.16%) Finance
2 76 (8.84%) Telecoms
3 17 (1.98%) Retail
4 14 (1.63%) Marketing
5 13 (1.51%) Banking
6 11 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.16%) Back Office
8 9 (1.05%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.93%) Legal
9 8 (0.93%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.81%) Electronics
11 6 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.70%) Law
12 5 (0.58%) Publishing
12 5 (0.58%) French Language
13 4 (0.47%) Billing
13 4 (0.47%) Games
14 3 (0.35%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.35%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.23%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 335 (38.95%) Network Engineer
2 135 (15.70%) Senior Network Engineer
3 90 (10.47%) Support Engineer
4 84 (9.77%) Consultant
5 71 (8.26%) Analyst
6 59 (6.86%) Senior Consultant
7 52 (6.05%) Administrator
8 48 (5.58%) 2nd Line Support
9 45 (5.23%) Technical Support
10 43 (5.00%) Network Specialist
11 42 (4.88%) Support Analyst
12 40 (4.65%) Security Engineer
13 36 (4.19%) Security Specialist
14 35 (4.07%) Systems Administrator
14 35 (4.07%) Cisco Engineer
15 34 (3.95%) Network Security Specialist
16 33 (3.84%) Network Support
16 33 (3.84%) Network Consultant
17 31 (3.60%) Network Security Engineer
17 31 (3.60%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (4.77%) CSS
2 22 (2.56%) HTML
3 11 (1.28%) .NET
4 8 (0.93%) ASP.NET
5 7 (0.81%) SOAP
6 6 (0.70%) LAMP
7 5 (0.58%) Ajax
7 5 (0.58%) WAMP
8 4 (0.47%) Application Packaging
8 4 (0.47%) COM
8 4 (0.47%) WSH
9 3 (0.35%) JSP
9 3 (0.35%) Web Services
9 3 (0.35%) XMPP
9 3 (0.35%) JMS
9 3 (0.35%) X-Windows
9 3 (0.35%) jQuery
10 2 (0.23%) CSS3
10 2 (0.23%) HTML5
10 2 (0.23%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 73 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (6.40%) Management Information System
3 42 (4.88%) Blackberry
4 28 (3.26%) Video Conferencing
5 15 (1.74%) FMCG
6 14 (1.63%) Fat Client
6 14 (1.63%) Thin Client
7 12 (1.40%) Client/Server
7 12 (1.40%) Clustering
8 11 (1.28%) Replication
8 11 (1.28%) Hedge funds
9 10 (1.16%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.16%) CMDB
9 10 (1.16%) PKI
10 7 (0.81%) Smartphone
10 7 (0.81%) DTV
10 7 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
11 6 (0.70%) iPhone
11 6 (0.70%) iPad
12 5 (0.58%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 303 (35.23%) Windows
2 218 (25.35%) Linux
3 97 (11.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 92 (10.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (7.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (6.63%) UNIX
7 54 (6.28%) Android
8 43 (5.00%) Windows 8
9 41 (4.77%) Windows 7
10 40 (4.65%) Windows XP
10 40 (4.65%) Mac OS X
11 35 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (1.74%) CentOS
13 13 (1.51%) Mac OS
14 11 (1.28%) Debian
14 11 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
14 11 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
15 9 (1.05%) Solaris
16 6 (0.70%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (19.19%) ITIL
2 84 (9.77%) Load Balancing
3 70 (8.14%) Incident Management
4 60 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
5 58 (6.74%) Service Delivery
6 54 (6.28%) Network Design
6 54 (6.28%) Mentoring
7 52 (6.05%) Network Management
8 48 (5.58%) Network Monitoring
8 48 (5.58%) Change Management
9 46 (5.35%) Project Management
10 44 (5.12%) Service Management
11 43 (5.00%) Change Control
12 42 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
13 36 (4.19%) Business Continuity
13 36 (4.19%) Capacity Management
14 35 (4.07%) Information Security
15 32 (3.72%) Configuration Management
15 32 (3.72%) ITIL V3
16 29 (3.37%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 84 (9.77%) Perl
2 67 (7.79%) SQL
3 59 (6.86%) Bash Shell
4 57 (6.63%) PowerShell
5 52 (6.05%) Python
6 23 (2.67%) Ruby
7 21 (2.44%) PHP
7 21 (2.44%) JavaScript
8 20 (2.33%) C
9 15 (1.74%) Java
9 15 (1.74%) Tcl
10 14 (1.63%) VBScript
11 6 (0.70%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.23%) VB
12 2 (0.23%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.23%) C#
12 2 (0.23%) VB6
12 2 (0.23%) PHP5
13 1 (0.12%) R
13 1 (0.12%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 473 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
2 299 (34.77%) CCNP
3 218 (25.35%) CCNA
4 100 (11.63%) CCIE
5 62 (7.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 49 (5.70%) CCSE
7 41 (4.77%) CISSP
8 37 (4.30%) MCSA
8 37 (4.30%) Degree
9 34 (3.95%) Security Cleared
9 34 (3.95%) MCSE
10 30 (3.49%) CCDP
11 28 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 28 (3.26%) DV Cleared
12 25 (2.91%) CCDA
13 23 (2.67%) CCSA
14 22 (2.56%) MCP
14 22 (2.56%) CCIP
15 21 (2.44%) CCSP
16 20 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (14.42%) SLA
2 25 (2.91%) PCI DSS
3 20 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 230 (26.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 181 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 44 (5.12%) Hyper-V
4 30 (3.49%) VMware ESX
5 29 (3.37%) vSphere
6 22 (2.56%) XenServer
7 21 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (2.09%) XenApp
8 18 (2.09%) Firmware
9 13 (1.51%) XenDesktop
10 10 (1.16%) Terminal Services
11 9 (1.05%) ISA Server
11 9 (1.05%) iptables
12 8 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.47%) Docker
14 3 (0.35%) ProxySG
14 3 (0.35%) NFS
15 2 (0.23%) Postfix
15 2 (0.23%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 80 (9.30%) Nagios
2 46 (5.35%) Cisco Prime
3 38 (4.42%) Cisco LMS
4 31 (3.60%) Cacti
5 29 (3.37%) Puppet
6 28 (3.26%) Opsview
7 26 (3.02%) SCCM
8 23 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
9 15 (1.74%) OPNET
10 12 (1.40%) Graphite
11 11 (1.28%) FortiGate
11 11 (1.28%) SELinux
12 10 (1.16%) Backup Exec
13 9 (1.05%) OpenNMS
13 9 (1.05%) Cisco UCCX
14 7 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
14 7 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
14 7 (0.81%) Cisco UCCE
14 7 (0.81%) SCOM
15 6 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 860 (100.00%) Cisco
2 313 (36.40%) VMware
3 254 (29.53%) Microsoft
4 188 (21.86%) Juniper
5 186 (21.63%) F5
6 178 (20.70%) CheckPoint
7 126 (14.65%) Citrix
8 87 (10.12%) HP
9 83 (9.65%) Riverbed
10 68 (7.91%) Red Hat
11 65 (7.56%) SolarWinds
12 48 (5.58%) Nokia
13 42 (4.88%) Apple
14 40 (4.65%) Blue Coat
15 39 (4.53%) Dell
16 37 (4.30%) Avaya
17 32 (3.72%) NetApp
18 30 (3.49%) Mitel
18 30 (3.49%) Infoblox
19 29 (3.37%) Imperva
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus & on-call allowance
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Very Competitive + Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Woodley, Reading
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Very Competitive + Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Prescot, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Please apply for full details
Posted: 4 days ago
Linlithgow
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
HP Group
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Richmond, Surrey, West London
Autotask
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £0 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65k basic + £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £35k - 45 + good benefits upon experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 11 days ago