Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco IOS
UK > England
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 690 599 712
Rank change year-on-year -91 +113 -86
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 458 690 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.42% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.96% 2.60% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 348 604 485
England median annual salary £50,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.81% +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £27,350
90th Percentile £73,250 £75,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £51,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% +16.67% -5.26%

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 23,316 26,584 30,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.02% 16.02% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 18,626 21,699 25,692
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -95 174 £55,000 -8.33% 25
North of England -9 78 £47,500 +11.76% 9
South East -10 61 £60,000 +26.32% 8
North West +15 52 £45,000 - 4
Midlands +39 50 £39,000 - 5
East of England -11 50 £60,000 +11.11% 4
South West +6 44 £42,500 -5.56% 10
East Midlands +24 32 £42,250 -23.53% 2
Yorkshire -4 26 £47,750 +12.35% 5
West Midlands +22 18 £32,500 -15.03% 3
Cisco IOS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 458 (100.00%) Cisco
2 283 (61.79%) Firewall
3 265 (57.86%) WAN
4 261 (56.99%) Cisco Certification
5 240 (52.40%) LAN
6 224 (48.91%) CCNP
7 215 (46.94%) BGP
8 200 (43.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 184 (40.17%) VMware
10 176 (38.43%) Cisco ASA
11 170 (37.12%) OSPF
12 163 (35.59%) Windows
13 162 (35.37%) NX-OS
14 153 (33.41%) VMware Infrastructure
15 151 (32.97%) VPN
16 142 (31.00%) MPLS
17 130 (28.38%) Network Security
18 128 (27.95%) Data Centre
19 126 (27.51%) Finance
19 126 (27.51%) DNS
20 124 (27.07%) CheckPoint
21 117 (25.55%) TCP/IP
22 116 (25.33%) F5
23 110 (24.02%) Active Directory
24 106 (23.14%) Juniper
25 102 (22.27%) Microsoft
26 101 (22.05%) Linux
27 95 (20.74%) Python
28 93 (20.31%) DHCP
29 91 (19.87%) CCNA

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 46 (10.04%) MS Exchange
2 25 (5.46%) Skype for Business
3 18 (3.93%) WebLogic
4 17 (3.71%) Confluence
5 16 (3.49%) OpenStack
5 16 (3.49%) WebSphere
6 15 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (2.62%) IIS
9 11 (2.40%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.87%) Apache
12 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.44%) nginx
13 2 (0.44%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.22%) CMS
14 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 55 (12.01%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (5.02%) MS Visio
3 22 (4.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.44%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 16 (3.49%) Documaker
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 58 (12.66%) Office 365
2 48 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (8.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (4.80%) IaaS
5 17 (3.71%) GitHub
6 8 (1.75%) Slack
7 5 (1.09%) PaaS
7 5 (1.09%) SaaS
8 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.44%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.22%) Akamai
9 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.22%) G Suite
9 1 (0.22%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 283 (61.79%) Firewall
2 265 (57.86%) WAN
3 240 (52.40%) LAN
4 215 (46.94%) BGP
5 200 (43.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 176 (38.43%) Cisco ASA
7 170 (37.12%) OSPF
8 162 (35.37%) NX-OS
9 151 (32.97%) VPN
10 142 (31.00%) MPLS
11 130 (28.38%) Network Security
12 126 (27.51%) DNS
13 117 (25.55%) TCP/IP
14 93 (20.31%) DHCP
15 85 (18.56%) NetScaler
16 84 (18.34%) Wireshark
17 73 (15.94%) Wireless
18 71 (15.50%) IPsec
19 69 (15.07%) EIGRP
20 66 (14.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.30%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.49%) MongoDB
2 16 (3.49%) Oracle Database
3 15 (3.28%) Big Data
4 7 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.44%) MySQL
6 2 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (9.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 35 (7.64%) Sonatype Nexus
3 19 (4.15%) JIRA
4 17 (3.71%) Git (software)
5 16 (3.49%) Gerrit
6 4 (0.87%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
General
1 126 (27.51%) Finance
2 48 (10.48%) Banking
3 36 (7.86%) Retail
3 36 (7.86%) Telecoms
4 32 (6.99%) Financial Institution
5 18 (3.93%) Law
6 17 (3.71%) Investment Banking
7 14 (3.06%) Multimedia
8 6 (1.31%) Back Office
8 6 (1.31%) Legal
9 3 (0.66%) Marketing
10 2 (0.44%) Front Office
10 2 (0.44%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) French Language
11 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 224 (48.91%) Network Engineer
2 80 (17.47%) Senior Network Engineer
3 65 (14.19%) Cisco Engineer
4 63 (13.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 41 (8.95%) Security Engineer
6 40 (8.73%) Network Specialist
7 36 (7.86%) Network Security Engineer
8 35 (7.64%) Network Security Specialist
8 35 (7.64%) Security Specialist
9 33 (7.21%) Analyst
10 29 (6.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 29 (6.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 28 (6.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 24 (5.24%) Senior Security Engineer
13 23 (5.02%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
13 23 (5.02%) Senior Network Security Engineer
13 23 (5.02%) Senior Network Specialist
14 22 (4.80%) Desktop Support
15 21 (4.59%) DevOps Engineer
16 20 (4.37%) Senior Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.90%) 802.1X
2 19 (4.15%) Web Services
3 16 (3.49%) Middleware
3 16 (3.49%) RESTful
3 16 (3.49%) SOAP
3 16 (3.49%) YAML
4 10 (2.18%) HTML
4 10 (2.18%) XML
4 10 (2.18%) XMPP
5 6 (1.31%) Flash
6 4 (0.87%) .NET
6 4 (0.87%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (0.87%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.44%) CSS
8 1 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.22%) JSON
8 1 (0.22%) LDAP
8 1 (0.22%) RFC 2544
8 1 (0.22%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 128 (27.95%) Data Centre
2 74 (16.16%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (7.21%) Video Conferencing
4 25 (5.46%) Blackberry
5 23 (5.02%) Management Information System
6 21 (4.59%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (3.93%) Hedge funds
8 14 (3.06%) Cyberthreat
9 8 (1.75%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.75%) iPhone
10 7 (1.53%) iPad
11 5 (1.09%) BYOD
11 5 (1.09%) Clustering
11 5 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (1.09%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.09%) NHS
11 5 (1.09%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.87%) Digital Signage
12 4 (0.87%) PKI
12 4 (0.87%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 163 (35.59%) Windows
2 101 (22.05%) Linux
3 87 (19.00%) Windows Server
4 69 (15.07%) Android
5 61 (13.32%) Windows 7
6 59 (12.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 56 (12.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (8.52%) Windows 10
9 19 (4.15%) Mac OS
9 19 (4.15%) Windows 8
10 16 (3.49%) CentOS
10 16 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (3.49%) Solaris
10 16 (3.49%) Unix
11 9 (1.97%) Mac OS X
12 8 (1.75%) Ubuntu
13 7 (1.53%) SUSE
13 7 (1.53%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.87%) Debian
15 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (16.59%) Problem-Solving
2 75 (16.38%) Service Management
3 71 (15.50%) Network Monitoring
4 66 (14.41%) ITIL
5 63 (13.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 58 (12.66%) High Availability
7 54 (11.79%) Load Balancing
8 52 (11.35%) Capacity Management
8 52 (11.35%) Project Management
9 47 (10.26%) Incident Management
9 47 (10.26%) Security Patching
10 39 (8.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 38 (8.30%) Kalman Filter
12 37 (8.08%) Network Design
13 34 (7.42%) Network Management
14 30 (6.55%) IT Strategy
15 27 (5.90%) Patch Management
16 26 (5.68%) DevOps
16 26 (5.68%) E-Commerce
17 25 (5.46%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (20.74%) Python
2 75 (16.38%) PowerShell
3 60 (13.10%) SQL
4 18 (3.93%) Bash Shell
5 17 (3.71%) JavaScript
5 17 (3.71%) PHP
6 14 (3.06%) Perl
7 9 (1.97%) VBScript
8 7 (1.53%) C
9 3 (0.66%) VB
10 2 (0.44%) Lisp
11 1 (0.22%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.22%) C#
11 1 (0.22%) Java
11 1 (0.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 261 (56.99%) Cisco Certification
2 224 (48.91%) CCNP
3 91 (19.87%) CCNA
4 70 (15.28%) CCIE
5 53 (11.57%) Degree
6 38 (8.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 34 (7.42%) Security Cleared
8 30 (6.55%) MCSE
9 26 (5.68%) CCSA
9 26 (5.68%) CCSE
10 25 (5.46%) SC Cleared
11 24 (5.24%) CISSP
12 23 (5.02%) DV Cleared
13 18 (3.93%) CCDP
14 14 (3.06%) MCSA
15 9 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (1.53%) CCIE Security
16 7 (1.53%) MCITP
16 7 (1.53%) PMI Certification
16 7 (1.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (11.79%) SLA
2 9 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 6 (1.31%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.31%) PMO
4 3 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.44%) GDPR
5 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.22%) COBIT
6 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 153 (33.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 110 (24.02%) Active Directory
3 26 (5.68%) XenApp
4 25 (5.46%) vSphere
5 22 (4.80%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (4.80%) XenDesktop
6 19 (4.15%) Hyper-V
7 17 (3.71%) VirtualBox
8 16 (3.49%) Docker
8 16 (3.49%) Samba
9 11 (2.40%) Firmware
10 9 (1.97%) VMware NSX
11 7 (1.53%) ProxySG
12 6 (1.31%) XenServer
13 5 (1.09%) KVM
13 5 (1.09%) NFS
13 5 (1.09%) pfSense
14 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 70 (15.28%) Nagios
2 39 (8.52%) Puppet
3 38 (8.30%) Cisco LMS
3 38 (8.30%) Opsview
4 35 (7.64%) SCCM
5 33 (7.21%) Cisco CUCM
6 26 (5.68%) Cisco Prime
7 23 (5.02%) Ansible
7 23 (5.02%) Cisco UCCX
8 20 (4.37%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (3.93%) AirWatch
9 18 (3.93%) TrustSec
10 17 (3.71%) Nessus
10 17 (3.71%) vRealize
11 16 (3.49%) Rancher
11 16 (3.49%) Sysdig
12 15 (3.28%) Terraform
13 9 (1.97%) FortiGate
13 9 (1.97%) SCOM
13 9 (1.97%) WSUS
Vendors
1 458 (100.00%) Cisco
2 184 (40.17%) VMware
3 124 (27.07%) CheckPoint
4 116 (25.33%) F5
5 106 (23.14%) Juniper
6 102 (22.27%) Microsoft
7 81 (17.69%) Citrix
8 68 (14.85%) SolarWinds
9 56 (12.23%) Palo Alto
10 50 (10.92%) HP
11 35 (7.64%) ServiceNow
12 33 (7.21%) Infoblox
13 30 (6.55%) Blue Coat
14 29 (6.33%) Meraki
15 27 (5.90%) Apple
16 25 (5.46%) Arista
16 25 (5.46%) Fortinet
16 25 (5.46%) Riverbed
17 23 (5.02%) NetApp
18 22 (4.80%) Splunk