Period
to 12 August 2020

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 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco IOS
UK > England
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 605 755 711
Rank change year-on-year +150 -44 -76
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 137 313 485
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.52% 1.51% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 122 242 394
Median annual salary £58,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.00% -4.76% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £76,125 £71,250
UK median annual salary £58,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +16.00% -4.76% +0.48%

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 9,035 20,785 24,046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.51% 15.80% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7,110 15,699 19,111
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.23% +3.33%

Cisco IOS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco IOS in England

Cisco IOS
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cisco IOS in England.

Salary trend for Cisco IOS in England

Cisco IOS
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco IOS in England over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

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 12 August 2020. 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 +157 83 £82,500 +50.00% 4
East of England +106 15 £52,000 +22.35%
West Midlands +104 13 £52,500 +56.72% 3
Midlands +102 13 £52,500 +69.35% 4
North of England +95 9 £45,000 - 1
South East +148 8 £42,500 -5.56% 8
South West +113 6 £46,250 -2.63% 7
North West +99 5 £38,250 -9.20% 1
Yorkshire +110 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Cisco IOS
UK

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Cisco
2 102 (74.45%) Firewall
3 77 (56.20%) WAN
4 66 (48.18%) Microsoft
5 64 (46.72%) VPN
6 61 (44.53%) BGP
7 59 (43.07%) OSPF
8 58 (42.34%) CheckPoint
9 57 (41.61%) Cisco Certification
9 57 (41.61%) Windows
10 54 (39.42%) Cisco ASA
10 54 (39.42%) Data Centre
11 48 (35.04%) NX-OS
11 48 (35.04%) VMware
11 48 (35.04%) DNS
12 44 (32.12%) Finance
12 44 (32.12%) Palo Alto
13 42 (30.66%) LAN
13 42 (30.66%) DHCP
13 42 (30.66%) VLAN
14 39 (28.47%) CCNP
15 38 (27.74%) Cisco Nexus
16 35 (25.55%) Multicast
17 33 (24.09%) Windows Server
17 33 (24.09%) Juniper
18 32 (23.36%) Office 365
18 32 (23.36%) Infoblox
19 31 (22.63%) Project Delivery
19 31 (22.63%) MPLS
19 31 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure

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 19 (13.87%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.03%) Skype for Business
3 5 (3.65%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.92%) IIS
4 4 (2.92%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.73%) Apache
5 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.73%) nginx
Applications
1 19 (13.87%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) FastStats
1 4 (2.92%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 32 (23.36%) Office 365
2 25 (18.25%) Azure
3 16 (11.68%) AWS
4 6 (4.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.19%) G Suite
6 2 (1.46%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 2 (1.46%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.46%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.46%) SaaS
7 1 (0.73%) Akamai
7 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.73%) Slack
7 1 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 102 (74.45%) Firewall
2 77 (56.20%) WAN
3 64 (46.72%) VPN
4 61 (44.53%) BGP
5 59 (43.07%) OSPF
6 54 (39.42%) Cisco ASA
7 48 (35.04%) DNS
7 48 (35.04%) NX-OS
8 42 (30.66%) DHCP
8 42 (30.66%) LAN
8 42 (30.66%) VLAN
9 38 (27.74%) Cisco Nexus
10 35 (25.55%) Multicast
11 31 (22.63%) MPLS
12 30 (21.90%) TCP/IP
13 24 (17.52%) Network Security
14 23 (16.79%) EIGRP
15 22 (16.06%) Structured Cabling
16 20 (14.60%) VoIP
17 19 (13.87%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.46%) Power BI
2 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2017
2 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.73%) InfluxDB
3 1 (0.73%) KDB
3 1 (0.73%) Kdb+
3 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.46%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.73%) JIRA
3 1 (0.73%) Redmine
3 1 (0.73%) Subversion
3 1 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 44 (32.12%) Finance
2 26 (18.98%) Financial Institution
3 5 (3.65%) Front Office
3 5 (3.65%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.92%) Japanese Language
4 4 (2.92%) Marketing
4 4 (2.92%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.19%) Legal
6 2 (1.46%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.46%) Back Office
6 2 (1.46%) Banking
6 2 (1.46%) Billing
6 2 (1.46%) Retail
7 1 (0.73%) Military
7 1 (0.73%) Police
Job Titles
1 78 (56.93%) Network Engineer
2 45 (32.85%) Senior Network Engineer
3 23 (16.79%) Cisco Engineer
4 20 (14.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 20 (14.60%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 17 (12.41%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 13 (9.49%) Analyst
7 9 (6.57%) IT Engineer
7 9 (6.57%) IT Support
8 8 (5.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (5.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Azure Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Security Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.38%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (4.38%) Support Analyst
11 5 (3.65%) Desktop Support
11 5 (3.65%) Lead Network Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.79%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.46%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.73%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.73%) HTML
3 1 (0.73%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.73%) XML
3 1 (0.73%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 54 (39.42%) Data Centre
2 15 (10.95%) Management Information System
2 15 (10.95%) Video Conferencing
3 14 (10.22%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.11%) iPad
6 5 (3.65%) Fixed Income
6 5 (3.65%) iPhone
7 4 (2.92%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.92%) EFT
8 3 (2.19%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.46%) AS400
9 2 (1.46%) EPoS
9 2 (1.46%) iSeries
9 2 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.46%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (1.46%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.73%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.73%) Eurex
10 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 57 (41.61%) Windows
2 33 (24.09%) Windows Server
3 20 (14.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (13.87%) Windows 10
5 16 (11.68%) Windows Server 2016
6 15 (10.95%) Linux
6 15 (10.95%) Windows 7
7 12 (8.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (4.38%) Android
8 6 (4.38%) CentOS
8 6 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.65%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.92%) Mac OS
11 3 (2.19%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.46%) CatOS
12 2 (1.46%) tvOS
12 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2019
13 1 (0.73%) Debian
13 1 (0.73%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.73%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.63%) Project Delivery
2 25 (18.25%) ITIL
3 24 (17.52%) Information Security
4 21 (15.33%) Load Balancing
5 20 (14.60%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (13.87%) Network Monitoring
7 17 (12.41%) Internal Audit
7 17 (12.41%) ITIL V3
8 14 (10.22%) Project Management
8 14 (10.22%) Service Delivery
9 13 (9.49%) Incident Management
9 13 (9.49%) Problem Management
9 13 (9.49%) Risk Management
10 12 (8.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (8.76%) Data Privacy
11 11 (8.03%) Network Design
12 10 (7.30%) Computer Science
13 9 (6.57%) Business Continuity
13 9 (6.57%) DNA
13 9 (6.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.33%) PowerShell
2 13 (9.49%) Python
3 10 (7.30%) C
4 7 (5.11%) SQL
5 5 (3.65%) VBA
6 4 (2.92%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.73%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.73%) C++
7 1 (0.73%) C-shell
7 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.73%) Korn
7 1 (0.73%) Perl
7 1 (0.73%) PHP
7 1 (0.73%) Tcl
7 1 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 57 (41.61%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (28.47%) CCNP
3 27 (19.71%) CCNA
4 25 (18.25%) Degree
5 14 (10.22%) DV Cleared
5 14 (10.22%) Security Cleared
6 9 (6.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (6.57%) SC Cleared
7 7 (5.11%) CCDP
8 5 (3.65%) CCSA
8 5 (3.65%) MCSE
8 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.92%) CCIE
10 2 (1.46%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 2 (1.46%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.46%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.46%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.73%) LPIC
11 1 (0.73%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.03%) SLA
2 2 (1.46%) GDPR
2 2 (1.46%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (10.95%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.11%) VMware NSX
4 6 (4.38%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.46%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.46%) XenApp
6 2 (1.46%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.73%) BIND 9
7 1 (0.73%) Docker
7 1 (0.73%) Firmware
7 1 (0.73%) KVM
7 1 (0.73%) LXC
7 1 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.73%) zsh
Systems Management
1 11 (8.03%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (6.57%) HP Data Protector
3 8 (5.84%) FortiGate
4 7 (5.11%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (4.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (3.65%) Observium
7 4 (2.92%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.92%) Nagios
7 4 (2.92%) vCenter Server
8 3 (2.19%) Ansible
8 3 (2.19%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (2.19%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (2.19%) Puppet
9 2 (1.46%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.46%) SCOM
9 2 (1.46%) SCSM
9 2 (1.46%) Terraform
9 2 (1.46%) WSUS
10 1 (0.73%) OPNET
Vendors
1 137 (100.00%) Cisco
2 66 (48.18%) Microsoft
3 58 (42.34%) CheckPoint
4 48 (35.04%) VMware
5 44 (32.12%) Palo Alto
6 33 (24.09%) Juniper
7 32 (23.36%) Infoblox
8 21 (15.33%) F5
9 19 (13.87%) SolarWinds
10 17 (12.41%) ForeScout
11 15 (10.95%) Meraki
12 13 (9.49%) Apple
13 11 (8.03%) HP
13 11 (8.03%) Sophos
14 10 (7.30%) Avaya
15 9 (6.57%) MobileIron
15 9 (6.57%) Nokia
16 8 (5.84%) Symantec
17 6 (4.38%) Bloomberg
17 6 (4.38%) Reuters