Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Cisco IOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco IOS over the 6 months to 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco IOS
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 685 609 699
Rank change year-on-year -76 +90 -88
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 524 641 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.12% 2.43% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 424 539 536
England median annual salary £54,250 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +3.16%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £29,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +7.14% +3.16%

Cisco IOS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 24,713 26,334 32,296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.20% 16.16% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 19,771 21,555 27,014
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - -

Cisco IOS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Cisco IOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco IOS in England

Cisco IOS
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Cisco IOS in England

Cisco IOS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco IOS in England over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco IOS in England

Cisco IOS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco IOS within the England region over the 6 months to 24 June 2018. 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
London -53 228 £55,000 -8.33% 19
South East -31 82 £60,000 +20.00% 5
North of England +12 77 £48,000 +12.94% 5
East of England +13 74 £62,500 +14.68% 10
North West +18 54 £45,000 +5.88% 5
South West -3 38 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Midlands -30 25 £30,000 -25.00% 8
Yorkshire +7 23 £48,500 +14.12%
West Midlands -22 19 £31,750 -20.63% 2
East Midlands +4 6 £22,750 -46.47% 6
Cisco IOS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT jobs citing Cisco IOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 524 (100.00%) Cisco
2 302 (57.63%) Firewall
3 268 (51.15%) WAN
4 250 (47.71%) Cisco Certification
5 239 (45.61%) VMware
6 234 (44.66%) LAN
7 225 (42.94%) CCNP
8 214 (40.84%) Cisco ASA
9 212 (40.46%) BGP
10 199 (37.98%) DNS
11 198 (37.79%) Cisco Nexus
12 196 (37.40%) VPN
13 189 (36.07%) VMware Infrastructure
14 178 (33.97%) OSPF
15 176 (33.59%) MPLS
16 175 (33.40%) Windows
17 172 (32.82%) CheckPoint
18 171 (32.63%) NX-OS
19 161 (30.73%) Network Security
20 157 (29.96%) DHCP
21 143 (27.29%) F5
22 141 (26.91%) Finance
23 135 (25.76%) Juniper
23 135 (25.76%) Active Directory
24 130 (24.81%) Data Centre
25 115 (21.95%) Citrix
25 115 (21.95%) NetScaler
26 112 (21.37%) Microsoft
27 111 (21.18%) PowerShell
28 102 (19.47%) Windows Server

Cisco IOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 61 (11.64%) MS Exchange
2 34 (6.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 25 (4.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (3.82%) Confluence
5 18 (3.44%) Skype for Business
6 17 (3.24%) OpenStack
6 17 (3.24%) WebLogic
6 17 (3.24%) WebSphere
7 12 (2.29%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.76%) nginx
9 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.38%) IIS
9 2 (0.38%) uWSGI
10 1 (0.19%) CMS
10 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 48 (9.16%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (3.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 20 (3.82%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 17 (3.24%) Documaker
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 66 (12.60%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (11.64%) Office 365
3 53 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (4.58%) IaaS
5 18 (3.44%) GitHub
6 9 (1.72%) SaaS
7 8 (1.53%) Akamai
8 7 (1.34%) Slack
9 5 (0.95%) PaaS
10 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.19%) G Suite
10 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.19%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 302 (57.63%) Firewall
2 268 (51.15%) WAN
3 234 (44.66%) LAN
4 214 (40.84%) Cisco ASA
5 212 (40.46%) BGP
6 199 (37.98%) DNS
7 198 (37.79%) Cisco Nexus
8 196 (37.40%) VPN
9 178 (33.97%) OSPF
10 176 (33.59%) MPLS
11 171 (32.63%) NX-OS
12 161 (30.73%) Network Security
13 157 (29.96%) DHCP
14 115 (21.95%) NetScaler
15 101 (19.27%) TCP/IP
16 86 (16.41%) Wireless
17 84 (16.03%) IPsec
18 76 (14.50%) SSL
19 75 (14.31%) Cisco ISE
20 68 (12.98%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.68%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.01%) Big Data
3 17 (3.24%) MongoDB
3 17 (3.24%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.57%) MySQL
5 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.38%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 49 (9.35%) Sonatype Nexus
2 29 (5.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 23 (4.39%) Git (software)
4 21 (4.01%) JIRA
5 17 (3.24%) Gerrit
6 2 (0.38%) Subversion
7 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
General
1 141 (26.91%) Finance
2 40 (7.63%) Telecoms
3 34 (6.49%) Banking
4 33 (6.30%) Retail
5 27 (5.15%) Financial Institution
6 18 (3.44%) Investment Banking
7 17 (3.24%) Law
7 17 (3.24%) Multimedia
8 5 (0.95%) Back Office
8 5 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.95%) Marketing
9 4 (0.76%) Military
10 3 (0.57%) Legal
11 2 (0.38%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 220 (41.98%) Network Engineer
2 116 (22.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 58 (11.07%) Cisco Engineer
3 58 (11.07%) Network Security Specialist
3 58 (11.07%) Security Specialist
4 57 (10.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 56 (10.69%) Network Specialist
6 42 (8.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 42 (8.02%) Security Engineer
7 39 (7.44%) Systems Engineer
8 38 (7.25%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 38 (7.25%) Senior Network Specialist
9 36 (6.87%) Desktop Support
9 36 (6.87%) Network Security Engineer
9 36 (6.87%) Senior Network Security Specialist
9 36 (6.87%) Senior Security Specialist
10 35 (6.68%) Analyst
11 34 (6.49%) Support Engineer
12 29 (5.53%) Senior Security Engineer
13 27 (5.15%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.73%) 802.1X
2 22 (4.20%) HTML
2 22 (4.20%) XML
3 20 (3.82%) Web Services
4 17 (3.24%) Middleware
4 17 (3.24%) RESTful
4 17 (3.24%) SOAP
4 17 (3.24%) YAML
5 11 (2.10%) LDAP
6 6 (1.15%) CSS
7 4 (0.76%) Flash
8 3 (0.57%) SAML
8 3 (0.57%) XMPP
9 2 (0.38%) Django
9 2 (0.38%) FreeSWITCH
9 2 (0.38%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (0.38%) PHP-FPM
9 2 (0.38%) WSGI
10 1 (0.19%) JSON
10 1 (0.19%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 130 (24.81%) Data Centre
2 90 (17.18%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (8.21%) Blackberry
4 39 (7.44%) Hedge funds
5 26 (4.96%) Video Conferencing
6 19 (3.63%) Computer Science
7 17 (3.24%) Cyberthreat
7 17 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (2.48%) Linux Command Line
9 12 (2.29%) Management Information System
10 11 (2.10%) iPad
11 9 (1.72%) Driving Licence
12 7 (1.34%) iPhone
12 7 (1.34%) Public Cloud
13 6 (1.15%) Clustering
13 6 (1.15%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.76%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.76%) Replication
15 3 (0.57%) Fat Client
15 3 (0.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 175 (33.40%) Windows
2 102 (19.47%) Windows Server
3 92 (17.56%) Linux
4 83 (15.84%) Android
5 75 (14.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 68 (12.98%) Windows 7
7 64 (12.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 52 (9.92%) Windows 10
9 21 (4.01%) CentOS
10 17 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (3.24%) Solaris
11 16 (3.05%) Windows 8
12 15 (2.86%) Mac OS
12 15 (2.86%) Unix
13 14 (2.67%) Mac OS X
14 9 (1.72%) Ubuntu
15 6 (1.15%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.95%) Debian
17 2 (0.38%) SUSE
17 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (15.84%) Problem-Solving
2 67 (12.79%) High Availability
2 67 (12.79%) Network Monitoring
3 56 (10.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 53 (10.11%) ITIL
4 53 (10.11%) Network Design
5 49 (9.35%) Project Management
6 48 (9.16%) Service Management
7 40 (7.63%) E-Commerce
8 39 (7.44%) Load Balancing
9 37 (7.06%) Incident Management
10 36 (6.87%) Security Patching
11 34 (6.49%) Capacity Management
12 33 (6.30%) DevOps
12 33 (6.30%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 33 (6.30%) Network Management
12 33 (6.30%) Two-Factor Authentication
13 32 (6.11%) Kalman Filter
14 28 (5.34%) Patch Management
15 27 (5.15%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 111 (21.18%) PowerShell
2 88 (16.79%) Python
3 70 (13.36%) SQL
4 20 (3.82%) Bash Shell
5 19 (3.63%) PHP
6 17 (3.24%) JavaScript
7 9 (1.72%) Perl
8 8 (1.53%) C
9 7 (1.34%) VBScript
10 2 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 250 (47.71%) Cisco Certification
2 225 (42.94%) CCNP
3 76 (14.50%) CCIE
4 64 (12.21%) Degree
5 55 (10.50%) CCNA
6 35 (6.68%) Security Cleared
7 34 (6.49%) CISSP
8 29 (5.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (5.34%) CCSE
9 28 (5.34%) SC Cleared
10 25 (4.77%) MCSE
11 22 (4.20%) CCDP
11 22 (4.20%) DV Cleared
12 18 (3.44%) CLAS
13 14 (2.67%) CCSA
14 13 (2.48%) MCSA
15 9 (1.72%) CCIE Security
16 8 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 6 (1.15%) CCDA
17 6 (1.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.49%) SLA
2 14 (2.67%) PMO
3 4 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.57%) GDPR
4 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.38%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.19%) QA
System Software
1 189 (36.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 135 (25.76%) Active Directory
3 42 (8.02%) XenApp
4 38 (7.25%) XenDesktop
5 30 (5.73%) vSphere
6 28 (5.34%) Hyper-V
7 27 (5.15%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (3.44%) VirtualBox
8 18 (3.44%) XenServer
9 17 (3.24%) Docker
9 17 (3.24%) Samba
10 11 (2.10%) Firmware
11 9 (1.72%) VMware NSX
12 4 (0.76%) NFS
12 4 (0.76%) ProxySG
12 4 (0.76%) StorNext
12 4 (0.76%) Xsan
13 3 (0.57%) pfSense
14 2 (0.38%) BIND 9
14 2 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 57 (10.88%) Puppet
2 45 (8.59%) Nagios
3 37 (7.06%) AirWatch
4 34 (6.49%) SCCM
5 31 (5.92%) Cisco CUCM
6 28 (5.34%) Terraform
7 25 (4.77%) Cisco LMS
7 25 (4.77%) Opsview
8 23 (4.39%) Ansible
8 23 (4.39%) Cisco UCCX
8 23 (4.39%) Opscode Chef
9 21 (4.01%) vRealize
10 17 (3.24%) Rancher
10 17 (3.24%) Sysdig
11 15 (2.86%) TrustSec
12 14 (2.67%) Backup Exec
12 14 (2.67%) Cisco Prime
12 14 (2.67%) FortiGate
13 13 (2.48%) Nessus
14 9 (1.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 524 (100.00%) Cisco
2 239 (45.61%) VMware
3 172 (32.82%) CheckPoint
4 143 (27.29%) F5
5 135 (25.76%) Juniper
6 115 (21.95%) Citrix
7 112 (21.37%) Microsoft
8 74 (14.12%) Palo Alto
9 65 (12.40%) HP
10 59 (11.26%) Blue Coat
11 57 (10.88%) Infoblox
12 49 (9.35%) SolarWinds
13 46 (8.78%) Imperva
14 42 (8.02%) Arista
15 38 (7.25%) NetApp
16 36 (6.87%) Fortinet
16 36 (6.87%) Zscaler
17 35 (6.68%) Bloomberg
18 34 (6.49%) Apple
18 34 (6.49%) Reuters