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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IOS
Rank 508 599 527
Rank change year-on-year
+91 -72
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 434 315 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.22% 1.67% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 376 253 319
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 £27,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -3.40%

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
19539 18871 21833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.16% 16.86% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15564 14946 17583
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +91 420 £47,500 +5.55% 43
London +135 212 £50,000 - 22
South East +11 83 £50,000 +21.21% 4
City of London +59 74 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Yorkshire -13 50 £40,000 -5.88% 4
West Yorkshire -13 33 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Leeds -7 29 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Berkshire +1 26 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Hampshire +10 25 £48,000 +47.69%
East of England +6 25 £35,000 -17.64%
South West -6 19 £38,750 +6.16% 5
West Midlands -14 18 £30,500 -26.06% 3
York +17 17 £52,500 +5.00%
North Yorkshire +15 17 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Surrey +5 17 £50,000 +11.11% 1
North West +7 13 £24,250 -51.50% 5
Andover - 13 £48,000 -
Bristol - 13 £38,750 - 3
Essex -4 12 £47,500 -5.00%
Dorking - 9 £50,000 -
Norfolk +6 8 £30,000 +33.33%
Thetford -3 8 £30,000 +33.33%
Reading -4 8 £60,000 +45.45% 2
Buckinghamshire - 8 £41,000 -
Scotland +22 7 £27,500 - 1
Manchester +10 7 £24,250 -51.50% 4
Southampton -14 7 £43,125 +38.00%
Shropshire - 7 £30,500 -
Oxfordshire +12 6 £48,750 +5.40%
Cheshire +1 6 - - 1

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 871 (100.00%) Cisco
2 493 (56.60%) Cisco Certification
3 474 (54.42%) Firewall
4 360 (41.33%) VPN
5 354 (40.64%) BGP
6 320 (36.74%) Cisco ASA
7 319 (36.62%) WAN
8 318 (36.51%) CCNP
9 312 (35.82%) OSPF
10 307 (35.25%) VMware
11 305 (35.02%) Windows
12 266 (30.54%) LAN
13 243 (27.90%) Cisco Nexus
14 238 (27.32%) MPLS
15 237 (27.21%) Microsoft
16 236 (27.10%) CCNA
17 224 (25.72%) VMware Infrastructure
18 220 (25.26%) CheckPoint
19 215 (24.68%) DNS
20 208 (23.88%) Linux
21 206 (23.65%) VoIP
22 194 (22.27%) Juniper
23 189 (21.70%) Network Security
24 187 (21.47%) Wireless
25 185 (21.24%) F5
26 166 (19.06%) IPsec
26 166 (19.06%) Active Directory
27 159 (18.25%) TCP/IP
28 152 (17.45%) Finance
29 150 (17.22%) VLAN

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 135 (15.50%) MS Exchange
2 50 (5.74%) SharePoint
3 38 (4.36%) IIS
4 32 (3.67%) Lync
5 24 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 19 (2.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 19 (2.18%) Apache
8 16 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (0.92%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.69%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.57%) JBoss
12 5 (0.57%) CMS
12 5 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.46%) GroupWise
14 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.23%) Site Server
15 2 (0.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 81 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 62 (7.12%) MS Office
3 29 (3.33%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.23%) assyst
2 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.11%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.11%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (1.49%) Google Apps
3 12 (1.38%) Office 365
4 6 (0.69%) SaaS
5 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.34%) PaaS
7 2 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 474 (54.42%) Firewall
2 360 (41.33%) VPN
3 354 (40.64%) BGP
4 320 (36.74%) Cisco ASA
5 319 (36.62%) WAN
6 312 (35.82%) OSPF
7 266 (30.54%) LAN
8 243 (27.90%) Cisco Nexus
9 238 (27.32%) MPLS
10 215 (24.68%) DNS
11 206 (23.65%) VoIP
12 189 (21.70%) Network Security
13 187 (21.47%) Wireless
14 166 (19.06%) IPsec
15 159 (18.25%) TCP/IP
16 150 (17.22%) VLAN
17 136 (15.61%) EIGRP
18 122 (14.01%) SAN
19 113 (12.97%) SSL
20 112 (12.86%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (6.66%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.84%) MySQL
3 9 (1.03%) Oracle Database
4 8 (0.92%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.34%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (3.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 13 (1.49%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.34%) Subversion
4 1 (0.11%) Ant
4 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 152 (17.45%) Finance
2 75 (8.61%) Telecoms
3 17 (1.95%) Marketing
4 16 (1.84%) Manufacturing
4 16 (1.84%) Retail
5 14 (1.61%) Banking
6 13 (1.49%) Back Office
7 10 (1.15%) Electronics
8 9 (1.03%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.92%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.80%) Law
11 6 (0.69%) Legal
12 5 (0.57%) Advertising
12 5 (0.57%) Publishing
13 4 (0.46%) Games
13 4 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.46%) French Language
14 3 (0.34%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.34%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 369 (42.37%) Network Engineer
2 143 (16.42%) Senior Network Engineer
3 95 (10.91%) Support Engineer
4 85 (9.76%) Consultant
5 62 (7.12%) Analyst
6 55 (6.31%) Security Engineer
7 51 (5.86%) Network Specialist
8 43 (4.94%) Technical Support
8 43 (4.94%) Senior Consultant
9 42 (4.82%) Network Security Engineer
9 42 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
10 40 (4.59%) Support Analyst
11 38 (4.36%) Security Specialist
12 37 (4.25%) Cisco Engineer
13 36 (4.13%) Network Security Specialist
14 34 (3.90%) Administrator
15 32 (3.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 30 (3.44%) Technical Consultant
17 29 (3.33%) Team Leader
18 28 (3.21%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (5.28%) CSS
2 20 (2.30%) HTML
3 8 (0.92%) .NET
4 7 (0.80%) SOAP
4 7 (0.80%) LAMP
5 6 (0.69%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.46%) Ajax
6 4 (0.46%) Application Packaging
6 4 (0.46%) WAMP
7 3 (0.34%) X-Windows
7 3 (0.34%) jQuery
8 2 (0.23%) HTML5
8 2 (0.23%) CSS3
8 2 (0.23%) COM
8 2 (0.23%) Web Services
8 2 (0.23%) Middleware
8 2 (0.23%) JSP
8 2 (0.23%) JMS
9 1 (0.11%) WSH
9 1 (0.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (6.77%) Management Information System
3 41 (4.71%) Blackberry
4 25 (2.87%) Clustering
5 23 (2.64%) Video Conferencing
6 17 (1.95%) Hedge funds
7 16 (1.84%) Thin Client
7 16 (1.84%) Fat Client
8 13 (1.49%) FMCG
9 12 (1.38%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.26%) Replication
11 10 (1.15%) DTV
12 9 (1.03%) CMDB
13 8 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
13 8 (0.92%) PKI
14 7 (0.80%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.69%) iPhone
16 5 (0.57%) FlexPod
17 4 (0.46%) Digital Media
17 4 (0.46%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 305 (35.02%) Windows
2 208 (23.88%) Linux
3 109 (12.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 94 (10.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 62 (7.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 60 (6.89%) UNIX
7 50 (5.74%) Android
8 48 (5.51%) Windows 7
9 43 (4.94%) Windows 8
10 39 (4.48%) Windows XP
11 33 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (2.53%) Mac OS X
13 20 (2.30%) Mac OS
14 16 (1.84%) Windows 2000 Server
15 13 (1.49%) CentOS
16 12 (1.38%) Windows Mobile
17 9 (1.03%) Solaris
18 7 (0.80%) Windows Vista
19 6 (0.69%) Debian
20 5 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (16.88%) ITIL
2 78 (8.96%) Load Balancing
3 63 (7.23%) Network Design
4 58 (6.66%) Network Monitoring
5 57 (6.54%) Mentoring
6 55 (6.31%) Service Delivery
7 54 (6.20%) Change Management
7 54 (6.20%) Network Management
8 53 (6.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 47 (5.40%) Change Control
9 47 (5.40%) Project Management
9 47 (5.40%) Incident Management
10 46 (5.28%) Kalman Filter
11 44 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
12 38 (4.36%) Information Security
13 37 (4.25%) Service Management
14 35 (4.02%) E-Commerce
15 33 (3.79%) Business Continuity
16 30 (3.44%) Capacity Management
17 29 (3.33%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 81 (9.30%) Perl
2 72 (8.27%) SQL
3 62 (7.12%) PowerShell
4 55 (6.31%) Bash Shell
5 44 (5.05%) Python
6 29 (3.33%) PHP
7 25 (2.87%) Ruby
8 23 (2.64%) C
9 19 (2.18%) JavaScript
10 17 (1.95%) Java
11 15 (1.72%) VBScript
12 12 (1.38%) Tcl
13 7 (0.80%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.23%) PHP5
15 1 (0.11%) R
15 1 (0.11%) AWK
15 1 (0.11%) VB6
15 1 (0.11%) XPath
15 1 (0.11%) VB
15 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 493 (56.60%) Cisco Certification
2 318 (36.51%) CCNP
3 236 (27.10%) CCNA
4 97 (11.14%) CCIE
5 65 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 49 (5.63%) CCSE
7 43 (4.94%) CISSP
8 41 (4.71%) MCSE
9 38 (4.36%) Security Cleared
10 37 (4.25%) MCSA
11 33 (3.79%) Degree
12 28 (3.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 28 (3.21%) CCSP
13 24 (2.76%) CCDA
13 24 (2.76%) MCP
13 24 (2.76%) DV Cleared
14 23 (2.64%) CCIP
14 23 (2.64%) CCDP
14 23 (2.64%) CCSA
15 22 (2.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (11.71%) SLA
2 37 (4.25%) PCI DSS
3 16 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 224 (25.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 166 (19.06%) Active Directory
3 50 (5.74%) Hyper-V
4 36 (4.13%) vSphere
5 28 (3.21%) VMware ESX
6 27 (3.10%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (2.53%) Firmware
8 19 (2.18%) XenServer
9 18 (2.07%) XenApp
10 13 (1.49%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.92%) iptables
11 8 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
12 7 (0.80%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.69%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.57%) MetaFrame
15 4 (0.46%) Postfix
15 4 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
15 4 (0.46%) vCloud
15 4 (0.46%) Docker
16 3 (0.34%) NFS
Systems Management
1 68 (7.81%) Nagios
2 36 (4.13%) Cisco Prime
3 33 (3.79%) Cisco LMS
4 28 (3.21%) Cacti
5 25 (2.87%) SCCM
6 24 (2.76%) Opsview
6 24 (2.76%) Cisco CUCM
7 21 (2.41%) Puppet
8 16 (1.84%) Cisco UCCX
8 16 (1.84%) SELinux
9 15 (1.72%) OPNET
10 12 (1.38%) Cisco UCCE
10 12 (1.38%) FortiGate
11 11 (1.26%) Backup Exec
12 8 (0.92%) Graphite
13 6 (0.69%) SCOM
13 6 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (0.69%) SCOrch
14 5 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
14 5 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 871 (100.00%) Cisco
2 307 (35.25%) VMware
3 237 (27.21%) Microsoft
4 220 (25.26%) CheckPoint
5 194 (22.27%) Juniper
6 185 (21.24%) F5
7 138 (15.84%) Citrix
8 82 (9.41%) HP
9 76 (8.73%) SolarWinds
10 75 (8.61%) Riverbed
11 57 (6.54%) Avaya
12 56 (6.43%) Red Hat
13 53 (6.08%) Nokia
14 51 (5.86%) Blue Coat
15 36 (4.13%) Dell
16 35 (4.02%) Apple
17 34 (3.90%) NetApp
18 32 (3.67%) Infoblox
18 32 (3.67%) Aruba
19 31 (3.56%) Imperva
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £29000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 7k Car Allowance + 15% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + On-call / bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + On-Call Bonus, Pension, 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £0 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £39,000 per annum + Benefits +Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Premier IT
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago