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 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco IOS
Rank 562 501 486
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -15
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 362 418 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.38% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.74% 2.15% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 275 356 419
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%

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
20832 19419 21749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.80% 17.77% 18.20%
Number of salaries quoted 16556 15645 17880
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 August 2014 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 19 August 2014. 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 -37 341 £45,000 -5.26% 23
London -20 149 £51,500 +3.00% 11
Yorkshire +21 92 £38,750 -18.42% 3
West Yorkshire +40 86 £35,000 - 3
Leeds +30 80 £35,000 +7.69% 3
South East -40 66 £40,000 +17.64% 4
City of London -43 35 £57,500 +8.49% 2
Berkshire -10 22 £45,000 - 1
East of England -42 17 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Hampshire -10 15 £40,000 +37.93%
East Sussex - 14 £28,000 -
Brighton - 14 £28,000 -
Reading -2 12 £50,000 -
South Wales -7 11 £35,000 -24.32%
Wales -14 11 £35,000 -24.32%
Hertfordshire +2 10 £62,500 +56.25% 1
North West -13 9 £32,500 -35.00% 3
Surrey -16 8 £44,000 +46.66% 2
Manchester -6 7 £32,250 -38.57% 2
West Midlands -9 7 £31,500 -13.10%
Suffolk - 7 £40,000 - 1
Slough -2 6 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 6 £55,000 +10.00%
Southampton -11 6 £37,500 +29.31%
Ipswich - 6 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +10 5 £37,000 +19.35%
Worcestershire -2 5 £30,000 -3.22%
Redditch - 5 £30,000 -
Oxford +13 4 £44,250 -6.84%
Basingstoke -3 4 £50,000 +2.56%

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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.

1 681 (99.85%) Cisco
2 380 (55.72%) Windows
3 346 (50.73%) Firewall
4 305 (44.72%) Cisco Certification
5 288 (42.23%) Linux
6 273 (40.03%) VMware
7 257 (37.68%) BGP
8 242 (35.48%) OSPF
9 233 (34.16%) TCP/IP
10 223 (32.70%) WAN
11 222 (32.55%) CCNP
12 220 (32.26%) Microsoft
13 219 (32.11%) DNS
14 211 (30.94%) MPLS
15 203 (29.77%) VPN
16 199 (29.18%) VMware Infrastructure
17 194 (28.45%) CCNA
18 193 (28.30%) LAN
19 180 (26.39%) Active Directory
20 175 (25.66%) Cisco ASA
21 169 (24.78%) CheckPoint
22 152 (22.29%) EIGRP
23 147 (21.55%) Citrix
24 141 (20.67%) MS Exchange
25 134 (19.65%) Clustering
26 131 (19.21%) Network Security
26 131 (19.21%) DHCP
27 127 (18.62%) Red Hat
27 127 (18.62%) IIS
28 124 (18.18%) VLAN

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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
1 141 (20.67%) MS Exchange
2 127 (18.62%) IIS
3 75 (11.00%) Apache
4 68 (9.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 38 (5.57%) SharePoint
6 34 (4.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 25 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 25 (3.67%) Lync
8 19 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2003
9 16 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.73%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.29%) SAS
14 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 110 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 65 (9.53%) MS Office
3 15 (2.20%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.59%) Eikon
4 3 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.29%) Magento
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.15%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.93%) SaaS
2 12 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.73%) PaaS
3 5 (0.73%) Office 365
3 5 (0.73%) IaaS
4 3 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.29%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.15%) Route 53
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 346 (50.73%) Firewall
2 257 (37.68%) BGP
3 242 (35.48%) OSPF
4 233 (34.16%) TCP/IP
5 223 (32.70%) WAN
6 219 (32.11%) DNS
7 211 (30.94%) MPLS
8 203 (29.77%) VPN
9 193 (28.30%) LAN
10 175 (25.66%) Cisco ASA
11 152 (22.29%) EIGRP
12 131 (19.21%) Network Security
12 131 (19.21%) DHCP
13 124 (18.18%) VLAN
14 123 (18.04%) IPsec
15 108 (15.84%) VoIP
16 99 (14.52%) SMTP
17 93 (13.64%) Wireless
18 75 (11.00%) SAN
19 73 (10.70%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (12.02%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (2.49%) MySQL
4 6 (0.88%) Relational Database
4 6 (0.88%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.73%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.15%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 11 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.73%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.15%) Ant
General
1 107 (15.69%) Finance
2 34 (4.99%) Telecoms
3 12 (1.76%) Back Office
4 11 (1.61%) Banking
5 10 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.32%) Games
7 6 (0.88%) Marketing
7 6 (0.88%) Publishing
7 6 (0.88%) Retail
8 4 (0.59%) Front Office
8 4 (0.59%) Law
8 4 (0.59%) Legal
8 4 (0.59%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.59%) Billing
8 4 (0.59%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.44%) Japanese Language
9 3 (0.44%) Electronics
10 2 (0.29%) Welsh Language
10 2 (0.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 193 (28.30%) Network Engineer
2 129 (18.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 100 (14.66%) Analyst
4 80 (11.73%) Support Analyst
5 75 (11.00%) Support Engineer
6 70 (10.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 63 (9.24%) Consultant
8 62 (9.09%) Security Engineer
9 59 (8.65%) Network Security Engineer
10 42 (6.16%) 3rd Line Support
11 39 (5.72%) Network Support
12 38 (5.57%) Team Leader
13 34 (4.99%) Network Consultant
14 33 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
15 29 (4.25%) Network Analyst
16 27 (3.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 26 (3.81%) Infrastructure Team Leader
18 25 (3.67%) Network Support Analyst
19 23 (3.37%) Linux Consultant
19 23 (3.37%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.05%) CSS
1 14 (2.05%) LAMP
2 7 (1.03%) .NET
3 4 (0.59%) ISPF
4 3 (0.44%) HTML
4 3 (0.44%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.29%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.29%) Web Services
5 2 (0.29%) XML
5 2 (0.29%) Django
6 1 (0.15%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.15%) OAuth
6 1 (0.15%) WSH
6 1 (0.15%) EDI
6 1 (0.15%) SAML
6 1 (0.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 134 (19.65%) Clustering
2 77 (11.29%) Blackberry
3 54 (7.92%) Hedge funds
4 31 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 12 (1.76%) EqualLogic
5 12 (1.76%) Management Information System
5 12 (1.76%) Firmware
6 11 (1.61%) Fat Client
6 11 (1.61%) iPhone
6 11 (1.61%) Thin Client
7 10 (1.47%) FlexPod
8 9 (1.32%) Statistics
8 9 (1.32%) Open Source
9 8 (1.17%) Social Media
9 8 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (1.17%) CMDB
10 7 (1.03%) Derivative
11 6 (0.88%) iPad
11 6 (0.88%) PKI
12 5 (0.73%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 380 (55.72%) Windows
2 288 (42.23%) Linux
3 122 (17.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 111 (16.28%) UNIX
5 106 (15.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 73 (10.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 67 (9.82%) Windows 7
8 59 (8.65%) Android
9 40 (5.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 38 (5.57%) Windows XP
11 33 (4.84%) Windows 8
12 25 (3.67%) Mac OS X
13 17 (2.49%) Windows Mobile
14 16 (2.35%) CentOS
15 15 (2.20%) Solaris
16 12 (1.76%) Windows 2000 Server
16 12 (1.76%) Debian
17 10 (1.47%) Mac OS
18 9 (1.32%) Windows Vista
19 6 (0.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (16.86%) Load Balancing
2 111 (16.28%) ITIL
3 95 (13.93%) E-Commerce
4 56 (8.21%) Network Management
5 51 (7.48%) Change Control
6 41 (6.01%) Project Management
7 34 (4.99%) Change Management
8 31 (4.55%) Problem Management
8 31 (4.55%) Network Design
9 30 (4.40%) Kalman Filter
10 28 (4.11%) Network Monitoring
11 27 (3.96%) ITIL V3
11 27 (3.96%) Service Management
12 25 (3.67%) Asset Management
12 25 (3.67%) Service Delivery
13 24 (3.52%) Information Security
14 20 (2.93%) Configuration Management
15 18 (2.64%) Root Cause Analysis
16 16 (2.35%) Incident Management
17 14 (2.05%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 121 (17.74%) PowerShell
2 96 (14.08%) Perl
2 96 (14.08%) SQL
3 86 (12.61%) Bash Shell
4 73 (10.70%) Java
5 23 (3.37%) PHP
6 21 (3.08%) Python
7 9 (1.32%) C
8 7 (1.03%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.73%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.59%) VBScript
11 3 (0.44%) VB6
11 3 (0.44%) VB
11 3 (0.44%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.44%) VBA
11 3 (0.44%) C++
12 2 (0.29%) Ruby
12 2 (0.29%) AWK
13 1 (0.15%) C#
Qualifications
1 305 (44.72%) Cisco Certification
2 222 (32.55%) CCNP
3 194 (28.45%) CCNA
4 93 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 79 (11.58%) MCSE
6 66 (9.68%) Degree
7 49 (7.18%) CCSE
7 49 (7.18%) MCSA
8 44 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 38 (5.57%) CCSA
10 32 (4.69%) CCIE
11 21 (3.08%) RHCE
12 19 (2.79%) CISSP
13 17 (2.49%) RHCA
13 17 (2.49%) Security Cleared
14 15 (2.20%) MCP
15 14 (2.05%) VCAP
16 12 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (1.61%) JNCIA
18 10 (1.47%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (12.61%) PCI DSS
2 30 (4.40%) SLA
3 10 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.32%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.44%) QA
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 199 (29.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 180 (26.39%) Active Directory
3 76 (11.14%) VMware ESXi
4 49 (7.18%) vSphere
5 34 (4.99%) Hyper-V
6 29 (4.25%) VMware ESX
7 21 (3.08%) XenServer
8 16 (2.35%) XenDesktop
9 15 (2.20%) XenApp
10 13 (1.91%) Postfix
11 11 (1.61%) Terminal Server
12 10 (1.47%) VMware Server
13 9 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
13 9 (1.32%) Sendmail
13 9 (1.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 6 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (0.59%) MetaFrame
16 3 (0.44%) ISA Server
17 2 (0.29%) NFS
17 2 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (6.30%) Nagios
2 27 (3.96%) Cacti
3 21 (3.08%) NetBackup
4 18 (2.64%) Cisco CUCM
5 17 (2.49%) Puppet
6 16 (2.35%) SolarWinds Orion
7 10 (1.47%) ZABBIX
8 8 (1.17%) FortiGate
8 8 (1.17%) CiscoWorks
8 8 (1.17%) SCCM
9 7 (1.03%) SCOrch
10 6 (0.88%) OpenView
10 6 (0.88%) SCOM
11 5 (0.73%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.73%) HP SiteScope
11 5 (0.73%) RANCID
12 3 (0.44%) Cisco IPCC
12 3 (0.44%) WSUS
12 3 (0.44%) Legato
13 2 (0.29%) Cryoserver
Vendors
1 681 (99.85%) Cisco
2 273 (40.03%) VMware
3 220 (32.26%) Microsoft
4 169 (24.78%) CheckPoint
5 147 (21.55%) Citrix
6 127 (18.62%) Red Hat
7 109 (15.98%) Juniper
8 78 (11.44%) F5
9 61 (8.94%) HP
10 55 (8.06%) NetApp
11 47 (6.89%) Bloomberg
12 45 (6.60%) SolarWinds
13 42 (6.16%) Aruba
14 41 (6.01%) Apple
15 34 (4.99%) Avaya
16 31 (4.55%) Blue Coat
17 29 (4.25%) Dell
18 26 (3.81%) Symantec
19 25 (3.67%) Riverbed
20 24 (3.52%) Oracle
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JM
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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LA International
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Willis
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Salary is approx 45-65k base + bonus
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + on-call allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
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London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Derby, Derbyshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus, benefits
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CACI Network Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + share op's + pen
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