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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IOS
Rank 525 581 529
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -52
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 422 373 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.32% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.29% 1.78% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 354 282 338
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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
18408 21006 19116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.64% 18.09% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15295 16594 15434
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +56 397 £50,000 +11.11% 28
London +22 162 £55,000 +6.79% 10
South East +4 95 £46,250 +2.77% 2
West Midlands +34 48 £53,000 +68.25% 1
Surrey +37 43 £41,500 -12.63% 1
Birmingham +41 39 £54,750 -4.78% 1
City of London +24 36 £55,000 -4.34% 3
Berkshire +17 30 £63,750 +41.66% 1
South West - 28 £45,000 - 4
North West +12 24 £33,000 -2.22% 1
West Yorkshire -52 24 £40,750 +16.42% 3
Yorkshire -58 24 £40,750 -4.11% 3
Leeds -50 21 £48,500 +38.57% 3
Reading +10 20 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Scotland +18 17 £35,000 +12.00%
Staines +3 16 £36,000 -20.00%
Cheshire +10 14 £35,000 -6.66%
Warrington - 13 £35,000 -
East of England -5 12 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Edinburgh +9 11 £35,000 -
Wiltshire - 10 £45,000 -
Salisbury - 10 £45,000 -
Manchester +7 9 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Dorset - 9 £60,000 - 2
Bournemouth - 9 £60,000 - 2
Dorking +15 7 £41,500 -19.41%
Oxfordshire +6 7 £54,000 +45.94%
Oxford -4 7 £54,000 +22.03%
Woking - 6 £50,000 -
Hampshire +8 5 £45,000 +12.50%

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 857 (100.00%) Cisco
2 471 (54.96%) Cisco Certification
3 393 (45.86%) Firewall
4 375 (43.76%) BGP
5 341 (39.79%) VPN
6 325 (37.92%) WAN
7 294 (34.31%) OSPF
8 293 (34.19%) Windows
9 284 (33.14%) LAN
10 279 (32.56%) VMware
11 277 (32.32%) CCNP
12 253 (29.52%) MPLS
13 233 (27.19%) DNS
14 229 (26.72%) Microsoft
15 220 (25.67%) Cisco ASA
16 217 (25.32%) Linux
17 216 (25.20%) CCNA
18 209 (24.39%) VoIP
19 205 (23.92%) Juniper
20 204 (23.80%) VMware Infrastructure
21 196 (22.87%) F5
22 193 (22.52%) Data Centre
23 189 (22.05%) Cisco Nexus
24 179 (20.89%) TCP/IP
25 171 (19.95%) ITIL
26 169 (19.72%) CheckPoint
27 165 (19.25%) NX-OS
28 152 (17.74%) Active Directory
29 147 (17.15%) Wireless
29 147 (17.15%) Load Balancing

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 129 (15.05%) MS Exchange
2 44 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (3.38%) Apache
4 24 (2.80%) IIS
4 24 (2.80%) SharePoint
5 21 (2.45%) Tomcat
6 19 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (2.10%) Lync
8 16 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 13 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (1.52%) OpenStack
10 11 (1.28%) JBoss
11 10 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.23%) nginx
13 2 (0.23%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.12%) Site Server
14 1 (0.12%) Zimbra
14 1 (0.12%) Drupal
Applications
1 84 (9.80%) MS Office
2 82 (9.57%) MS Excel
3 22 (2.57%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.35%) MFGPRO
3 2 (0.23%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.05%) Office 365
4 8 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.70%) Google Apps
6 4 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.47%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.23%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.23%) Yammer
9 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.12%) IaaS
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.12%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 393 (45.86%) Firewall
2 375 (43.76%) BGP
3 341 (39.79%) VPN
4 325 (37.92%) WAN
5 294 (34.31%) OSPF
6 284 (33.14%) LAN
7 253 (29.52%) MPLS
8 233 (27.19%) DNS
9 220 (25.67%) Cisco ASA
10 209 (24.39%) VoIP
11 189 (22.05%) Cisco Nexus
12 179 (20.89%) TCP/IP
13 165 (19.25%) NX-OS
14 147 (17.15%) Wireless
15 145 (16.92%) Network Security
16 140 (16.34%) EIGRP
17 136 (15.87%) IPsec
18 122 (14.24%) VLAN
19 117 (13.65%) Internet
20 106 (12.37%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (6.77%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.62%) MySQL
3 9 (1.05%) Oracle Database
4 7 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (0.70%) OLAP
5 6 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.23%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.12%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.12%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (3.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 19 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.23%) Subversion
3 2 (0.23%) JIRA
3 2 (0.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.12%) GCC
4 1 (0.12%) Ant
4 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 120 (14.00%) Telecoms
2 109 (12.72%) Finance
3 22 (2.57%) Banking
4 18 (2.10%) Manufacturing
5 17 (1.98%) Financial Institution
6 13 (1.52%) Legal
6 13 (1.52%) Billing
7 12 (1.40%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.40%) Marketing
8 10 (1.17%) Retail
9 9 (1.05%) Games
10 8 (0.93%) Advertising
11 7 (0.82%) Electronics
12 6 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.70%) French Language
13 4 (0.47%) Back Office
14 2 (0.23%) Publishing
14 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.23%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 323 (37.69%) Network Engineer
2 101 (11.79%) Senior Network Engineer
3 92 (10.74%) Consultant
4 69 (8.05%) Senior Consultant
5 67 (7.82%) Analyst
6 65 (7.58%) Support Engineer
7 62 (7.23%) Administrator
8 48 (5.60%) 2nd Line Support
9 45 (5.25%) Network Consultant
10 44 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 40 (4.67%) Technical Support
12 39 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
12 39 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
13 35 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
14 34 (3.97%) Architect
15 33 (3.85%) Network Analyst
15 33 (3.85%) Senior Network Consultant
16 30 (3.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
17 29 (3.38%) Network Architect
18 28 (3.27%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.85%) CSS
2 29 (3.38%) 802.1X
3 19 (2.22%) Web Services
4 14 (1.63%) HTML
4 14 (1.63%) .NET
5 11 (1.28%) ASP.NET
6 9 (1.05%) LAMP
6 9 (1.05%) Ajax
7 8 (0.93%) WAMP
7 8 (0.93%) JMS
7 8 (0.93%) JSP
8 6 (0.70%) XMPP
8 6 (0.70%) JSON
8 6 (0.70%) REST
9 4 (0.47%) WSH
10 3 (0.35%) EDI
10 3 (0.35%) COM
11 2 (0.23%) MSMQ
11 2 (0.23%) VXML
11 2 (0.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 193 (22.52%) Data Centre
2 85 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (5.72%) Blackberry
4 25 (2.92%) IVR
5 22 (2.57%) Video Conferencing
6 21 (2.45%) Computer Science
7 19 (2.22%) Clustering
8 15 (1.75%) PKI
8 15 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.28%) Smartphone
9 11 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 9 (1.05%) Client/Server
11 8 (0.93%) Statistics
11 8 (0.93%) Hedge funds
12 7 (0.82%) DTV
13 6 (0.70%) CMDB
13 6 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
13 6 (0.70%) iPad
14 5 (0.58%) PMI
14 5 (0.58%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 293 (34.19%) Windows
2 217 (25.32%) Linux
3 104 (12.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (8.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 68 (7.93%) Android
6 61 (7.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 58 (6.77%) UNIX
8 51 (5.95%) Mac OS X
9 44 (5.13%) Windows 7
10 40 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 36 (4.20%) Windows 8
12 30 (3.50%) Windows XP
13 15 (1.75%) Debian
14 12 (1.40%) Data ONTAP
15 10 (1.17%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.93%) CentOS
16 8 (0.93%) Solaris
17 7 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
18 4 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
19 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (19.95%) ITIL
2 147 (17.15%) Load Balancing
3 87 (10.15%) Network Management
4 86 (10.04%) Incident Management
5 70 (8.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 65 (7.58%) Project Management
7 64 (7.47%) Root Cause Analysis
8 58 (6.77%) Service Delivery
9 54 (6.30%) Network Design
10 52 (6.07%) Mentoring
11 49 (5.72%) Service Management
12 41 (4.78%) Network Monitoring
12 41 (4.78%) Network Architecture
13 37 (4.32%) Security Patching
14 32 (3.73%) Release Management
15 31 (3.62%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (3.62%) Performance Tuning
15 31 (3.62%) Capacity Planning
16 30 (3.50%) WAN Optimisation
16 30 (3.50%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 107 (12.49%) Perl
2 73 (8.52%) Python
3 70 (8.17%) SQL
4 68 (7.93%) Bash Shell
5 57 (6.65%) PowerShell
6 33 (3.85%) C
7 28 (3.27%) Ruby
8 24 (2.80%) Tcl
8 24 (2.80%) PHP
9 23 (2.68%) Java
10 12 (1.40%) JavaScript
11 7 (0.82%) Objective-C
11 7 (0.82%) VB
12 3 (0.35%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.35%) VBScript
12 3 (0.35%) Lua
13 2 (0.23%) C#
13 2 (0.23%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.23%) VB6
14 1 (0.12%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 471 (54.96%) Cisco Certification
2 277 (32.32%) CCNP
3 216 (25.20%) CCNA
4 128 (14.94%) CCIE
5 66 (7.70%) Degree
6 59 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 47 (5.48%) Security Cleared
8 38 (4.43%) MCSE
9 32 (3.73%) CCDP
10 28 (3.27%) CCIP
11 24 (2.80%) Check Point Certification
12 21 (2.45%) MCSA
12 21 (2.45%) CCDA
13 19 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
13 19 (2.22%) CCSA
13 19 (2.22%) DV Cleared
14 16 (1.87%) MCP
15 15 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 14 (1.63%) CCSE
16 14 (1.63%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (14.59%) SLA
2 17 (1.98%) QA
3 8 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.82%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 204 (23.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 152 (17.74%) Active Directory
3 28 (3.27%) vSphere
4 26 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 25 (2.92%) VMware ESX
6 14 (1.63%) ISA Server
6 14 (1.63%) XenApp
7 13 (1.52%) XenDesktop
8 12 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (1.40%) Terminal Services
9 11 (1.28%) DFS Replication
10 10 (1.17%) Firmware
11 9 (1.05%) XenServer
12 5 (0.58%) Sendmail
12 5 (0.58%) NFS
12 5 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (0.35%) Squid
15 2 (0.23%) Postfix
15 2 (0.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 54 (6.30%) Cisco CUCM
2 42 (4.90%) SCCM
3 38 (4.43%) Puppet
4 35 (4.08%) Cisco Prime
5 34 (3.97%) Nagios
6 30 (3.50%) Cisco UCCX
7 29 (3.38%) Cacti
8 26 (3.03%) Cisco LMS
9 23 (2.68%) Opsview
10 17 (1.98%) OpenNMS
11 16 (1.87%) SELinux
12 14 (1.63%) Backup Exec
13 13 (1.52%) SolarWinds Orion
13 13 (1.52%) SCOM
14 12 (1.40%) AirWatch
15 9 (1.05%) WSUS
15 9 (1.05%) FortiGate
16 7 (0.82%) Graphite
17 5 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
17 5 (0.58%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 857 (100.00%) Cisco
2 279 (32.56%) VMware
3 229 (26.72%) Microsoft
4 205 (23.92%) Juniper
5 196 (22.87%) F5
6 169 (19.72%) CheckPoint
7 96 (11.20%) Riverbed
8 91 (10.62%) Citrix
9 64 (7.47%) Red Hat
10 51 (5.95%) HP
11 41 (4.78%) SolarWinds
12 40 (4.67%) NetApp
13 37 (4.32%) Apple
14 36 (4.20%) Nokia
15 32 (3.73%) Mitel
16 31 (3.62%) BT
16 31 (3.62%) Oracle
17 26 (3.03%) Aruba
17 26 (3.03%) Veeam
18 21 (2.45%) MobileIron
South East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£70,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £££ Flexible dependent upon experience £££
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & PENSION
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Qualserv Consulting
Salary: to £110K+ package (to £80K base)
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & PENSION
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + £10k Allowances, Bonus and On Call
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Walter Samuel Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Walter Samuel Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
DTI Global
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago