Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco IOS
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 814 631 760
Rank change year-on-year -183 +129 -61
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 179 121 259
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 1.50% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 137 88 216
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £34,728 £34,813 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +5.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £61,500 £65,313
90th Percentile £83,750 £84,125 £79,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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 14,810 8,082 17,547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.42% 14.44% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9,750 6,494 14,180
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £25,750
25th Percentile £35,750 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £66,801 £63,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 18 January 2022.

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 18 January 2022. 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 -161 119 £62,500 +8.70% 19
South East -116 19 £47,500 -5.00% 4
South West -57 14 £47,500 +33.80% 5
North of England -128 13 £34,728 -21.07% 5
North West -85 8 £34,728 -23.67% 5
East of England -85 7 £32,000 -1.54% 1
Midlands -107 7 £38,162 +8.00% 5
Yorkshire -79 5 £52,500 +23.53%
West Midlands -73 4 £25,000 -45.05% 2
East Midlands -59 3 £47,500 +82.08% 3
Cisco IOS
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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.

1 179 (100.00%) Cisco
2 80 (44.69%) Microsoft
2 80 (44.69%) Firewall
3 76 (42.46%) Windows
4 65 (36.31%) BGP
5 62 (34.64%) MPLS
6 60 (33.52%) Social Skills
7 56 (31.28%) Internet
7 56 (31.28%) Cisco Certification
8 50 (27.93%) WAN
8 50 (27.93%) Video Conferencing
9 49 (27.37%) Active Directory
10 45 (25.14%) ITIL
10 45 (25.14%) Microsoft Office
10 45 (25.14%) Azure
11 44 (24.58%) Problem-Solving
12 43 (24.02%) Palo Alto
13 42 (23.46%) OSPF
13 42 (23.46%) Android
14 41 (22.91%) Microsoft 365
15 37 (20.67%) Data Centre
15 37 (20.67%) Apple
16 36 (20.11%) CCNP
16 36 (20.11%) VPN
17 35 (19.55%) DNS
17 35 (19.55%) Service Management
17 35 (19.55%) Finance
17 35 (19.55%) F5
18 34 (18.99%) Windows 10
18 34 (18.99%) Wireless

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 13 (7.26%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.59%) SAS
3 8 (4.47%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.35%) IIS
5 5 (2.79%) Confluence
6 4 (2.23%) Apache
7 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.12%) WordPress
8 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 45 (25.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) 1Password
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.68%) SAP Business One
2 2 (1.12%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 45 (25.14%) Azure
2 41 (22.91%) Microsoft 365
3 23 (12.85%) AWS
4 11 (6.15%) SaaS
5 9 (5.03%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (4.47%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (4.47%) Google Workspace
7 6 (3.35%) Cloudflare
8 5 (2.79%) GCP
9 4 (2.23%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 4 (2.23%) Power Platform
9 4 (2.23%) PowerApps
10 3 (1.68%) Azure Stack
10 3 (1.68%) OneDrive
11 2 (1.12%) IaaS
11 2 (1.12%) Rubrik
11 2 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.56%) Asana
12 1 (0.56%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 80 (44.69%) Firewall
2 65 (36.31%) BGP
3 62 (34.64%) MPLS
4 56 (31.28%) Internet
5 50 (27.93%) WAN
6 42 (23.46%) OSPF
7 36 (20.11%) VPN
8 35 (19.55%) DNS
9 34 (18.99%) Wireless
10 33 (18.44%) Cisco ASA
10 33 (18.44%) TCP/IP
11 29 (16.20%) IOS XR
12 27 (15.08%) DHCP
13 24 (13.41%) Cisco Nexus
14 21 (11.73%) SD-WAN
15 20 (11.17%) ExtremeXOS
15 20 (11.17%) IPv6
16 19 (10.61%) NX-OS
16 19 (10.61%) VoIP
17 17 (9.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.79%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (2.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (13.41%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.59%) JIRA
3 5 (2.79%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 60 (33.52%) Social Skills
2 35 (19.55%) Finance
3 17 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (9.50%) Banking
4 9 (5.03%) Advertising
5 8 (4.47%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 6 (3.35%) Public Sector
7 5 (2.79%) French Language
7 5 (2.79%) Games
7 5 (2.79%) Legal
7 5 (2.79%) Police
7 5 (2.79%) Retail
8 4 (2.23%) Law
9 3 (1.68%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.68%) Marketing
10 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.56%) Back Office
11 1 (0.56%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.56%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 54 (30.17%) Network Engineer
2 24 (13.41%) Support Engineer
3 23 (12.85%) Network Specialist
4 22 (12.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 20 (11.17%) Desktop Support
5 20 (11.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 20 (11.17%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
6 17 (9.50%) Analyst
7 16 (8.94%) IT Support
8 13 (7.26%) Desktop Support Technician
8 13 (7.26%) Desktop Technician
8 13 (7.26%) Support Technician
9 12 (6.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (6.15%) Support Analyst
11 10 (5.59%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (5.59%) IT Engineer
12 9 (5.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 9 (5.03%) Cloud Engineer
13 8 (4.47%) Core Network Engineer
13 8 (4.47%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.29%) JSON
1 22 (12.29%) XML
2 7 (3.91%) 802.1X
3 6 (3.35%) Spine.js
4 2 (1.12%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.56%) ADSI
5 1 (0.56%) EDI
5 1 (0.56%) LDAP
5 1 (0.56%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 50 (27.93%) Video Conferencing
2 37 (20.67%) Data Centre
3 25 (13.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 21 (11.73%) Digital Signage
4 21 (11.73%) iPad
4 21 (11.73%) iPhone
5 20 (11.17%) Private Cloud
6 18 (10.06%) Blackberry
7 12 (6.70%) Management Information System
8 8 (4.47%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (3.91%) Smartphone
10 5 (2.79%) Analytical Mindset
10 5 (2.79%) Cyberattack
11 4 (2.23%) Driving Licence
11 4 (2.23%) Handset
11 4 (2.23%) Hedge funds
11 4 (2.23%) Public Cloud
11 4 (2.23%) Video\Live Streaming
12 3 (1.68%) Social Media
13 2 (1.12%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 76 (42.46%) Windows
2 42 (23.46%) Android
3 34 (18.99%) Windows 10
4 25 (13.97%) Mac OS X
5 22 (12.29%) Windows Server
6 18 (10.06%) Mac OS
7 16 (8.94%) Windows 7
8 13 (7.26%) Linux
8 13 (7.26%) Windows 8
9 10 (5.59%) VMS
10 9 (5.03%) CatOS
11 8 (4.47%) Windows Server 2019
12 7 (3.91%) CentOS
12 7 (3.91%) Ubuntu
13 5 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (1.12%) Solaris
14 2 (1.12%) Unix
14 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2016
15 1 (0.56%) Debian
15 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (25.14%) ITIL
2 44 (24.58%) Problem-Solving
3 35 (19.55%) Service Management
4 29 (16.20%) Network Design
5 27 (15.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (11.17%) Broadcast Engineering
6 20 (11.17%) Creative Thinking
6 20 (11.17%) DDoS Mitigation
7 19 (10.61%) Asset Management
8 18 (10.06%) Migration
9 17 (9.50%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (8.94%) Test Automation
11 15 (8.38%) Incident Management
12 14 (7.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 13 (7.26%) DevOps
13 13 (7.26%) Time Management
14 12 (6.70%) Project Management
15 11 (6.15%) Information Security
15 11 (6.15%) Service Delivery
16 10 (5.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (16.20%) Python
2 18 (10.06%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.59%) SQL
4 7 (3.91%) VBScript
5 6 (3.35%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.68%) C
7 2 (1.12%) R
7 2 (1.12%) Ruby
7 2 (1.12%) VB
8 1 (0.56%) Bash
Qualifications
1 56 (31.28%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (20.11%) CCNP
3 22 (12.29%) Degree
4 21 (11.73%) CCIE
5 13 (7.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (6.70%) CCNA
7 8 (4.47%) CCIE Data Center
7 8 (4.47%) CCIE Service Provider
7 8 (4.47%) Security Cleared
8 7 (3.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.79%) Chartered Engineer
9 5 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.12%) CCDP
10 2 (1.12%) CCSE
10 2 (1.12%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.94%) SLA
2 4 (2.23%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (2.23%) GDPR
2 4 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.12%) GxP
4 1 (0.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 49 (27.37%) Active Directory
2 31 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.59%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.79%) BitLocker
4 5 (2.79%) VMware Server
5 4 (2.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.68%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.68%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (11.17%) SCCM
2 17 (9.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 15 (8.38%) Jamf Pro
4 7 (3.91%) Cacti
5 5 (2.79%) vCenter Server
5 5 (2.79%) WSUS
6 4 (2.23%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (2.23%) cPanel
6 4 (2.23%) IBM BigFix
7 2 (1.12%) Ansible
7 2 (1.12%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.12%) CASB
7 2 (1.12%) Puppet
7 2 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.12%) Terraform
8 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.56%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.56%) Grafana
8 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 179 (100.00%) Cisco
2 80 (44.69%) Microsoft
3 43 (24.02%) Palo Alto
4 37 (20.67%) Apple
5 35 (19.55%) F5
6 33 (18.44%) VMware
7 31 (17.32%) CheckPoint
8 23 (12.85%) Fortinet
9 21 (11.73%) Meraki
10 20 (11.17%) Extreme Networks
11 15 (8.38%) Citrix
12 13 (7.26%) SolarWinds
13 12 (6.70%) HP
14 11 (6.15%) Juniper
15 10 (5.59%) Aruba
15 10 (5.59%) Avaya
15 10 (5.59%) Google
16 9 (5.03%) IBM
17 8 (4.47%) Dell
18 7 (3.91%) SAP