Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco IOS
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 618 565 689
Rank change year-on-year -53 +124 -112
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 310 376 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.31% 0.37% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.98% 2.30% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 237 308 255
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,150 £31,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £61,250 £58,600
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +9.38% +1.05%

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 15,687 16,363 20,622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 15.70% 16.22% 17.77%
Number of salaries quoted 12,194 13,206 16,905
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £63,300
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

Cisco IOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Cisco IOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco IOS in the UK excluding London

Cisco IOS
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Cisco IOS in the UK excluding London

Cisco IOS
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco IOS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco IOS in the UK excluding London

Cisco IOS
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco IOS within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 17 July 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
North of England +6 85 £47,500 +11.76% 12
East of England +15 75 £62,500 +15.74% 6
South East -30 73 £60,000 +26.32% 9
North West +36 59 £45,000 +5.88% 7
South West +4 41 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Midlands -10 30 £30,000 -23.08% 4
Yorkshire -7 26 £48,000 +12.94% 4
West Midlands -9 20 £31,500 -19.23% 1
East Midlands +2 10 £24,000 -40.00% 3
Scotland - 4 - - 1
Wales -5 2 £45,000 -
Cisco IOS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 310 (100.00%) Cisco
2 175 (56.45%) Firewall
3 162 (52.26%) Cisco Certification
4 159 (51.29%) WAN
5 148 (47.74%) LAN
6 145 (46.77%) CCNP
7 141 (45.48%) VMware
8 140 (45.16%) BGP
9 123 (39.68%) Cisco ASA
10 115 (37.10%) VPN
11 110 (35.48%) OSPF
11 110 (35.48%) Cisco Nexus
12 102 (32.90%) VMware Infrastructure
13 98 (31.61%) MPLS
14 93 (30.00%) CheckPoint
15 91 (29.35%) Windows
16 87 (28.06%) Data Centre
17 85 (27.42%) DNS
18 79 (25.48%) NX-OS
19 76 (24.52%) F5
20 75 (24.19%) Network Security
21 69 (22.26%) DHCP
22 68 (21.94%) EIGRP
22 68 (21.94%) IPsec
23 66 (21.29%) Microsoft
23 66 (21.29%) Linux
24 59 (19.03%) Juniper
24 59 (19.03%) Windows Server
25 58 (18.71%) SSL
26 57 (18.39%) Python

Cisco IOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 16 (5.16%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.87%) Confluence
2 12 (3.87%) OpenStack
2 12 (3.87%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.87%) WebLogic
2 12 (3.87%) WebSphere
3 9 (2.90%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.65%) IIS
4 2 (0.65%) nginx
5 1 (0.32%) Apache
5 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 33 (10.65%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (7.42%) MS Visio
3 12 (3.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.65%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (3.87%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 43 (13.87%) Office 365
2 30 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (6.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (5.48%) IaaS
5 12 (3.87%) GitHub
6 8 (2.58%) SaaS
7 5 (1.61%) Akamai
7 5 (1.61%) PaaS
8 3 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.65%) G Suite
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.32%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.32%) Route 53
10 1 (0.32%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 175 (56.45%) Firewall
2 159 (51.29%) WAN
3 148 (47.74%) LAN
4 140 (45.16%) BGP
5 123 (39.68%) Cisco ASA
6 115 (37.10%) VPN
7 110 (35.48%) Cisco Nexus
7 110 (35.48%) OSPF
8 98 (31.61%) MPLS
9 85 (27.42%) DNS
10 79 (25.48%) NX-OS
11 75 (24.19%) Network Security
12 69 (22.26%) DHCP
13 68 (21.94%) EIGRP
13 68 (21.94%) IPsec
14 58 (18.71%) SSL
15 56 (18.06%) Wireless
15 56 (18.06%) Wireshark
16 51 (16.45%) TCP/IP
17 50 (16.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.87%) MongoDB
2 12 (3.87%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.29%) Big Data
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.32%) MySQL
4 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (10.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 20 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
3 17 (5.48%) Git (software)
4 13 (4.19%) JIRA
5 12 (3.87%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 39 (12.58%) Finance
2 27 (8.71%) Retail
3 15 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.90%) Law
5 6 (1.94%) Back Office
6 5 (1.61%) Marketing
7 4 (1.29%) Banking
7 4 (1.29%) Military
8 3 (0.97%) Legal
9 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 168 (54.19%) Network Engineer
2 83 (26.77%) Senior Network Engineer
3 37 (11.94%) Cisco Engineer
4 35 (11.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 29 (9.35%) Security Engineer
6 24 (7.74%) Network Security Engineer
7 23 (7.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (6.77%) Senior Security Engineer
9 16 (5.16%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 14 (4.52%) Lead Network Engineer
11 13 (4.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 13 (4.19%) Network Specialist
11 13 (4.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (3.87%) Analyst
12 12 (3.87%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (3.87%) IT Engineer
12 12 (3.87%) IT Support
12 12 (3.87%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (3.87%) Senior DevOps
12 12 (3.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.77%) HTML
1 21 (6.77%) XML
2 14 (4.52%) 802.1X
3 12 (3.87%) Middleware
3 12 (3.87%) RESTful
3 12 (3.87%) SOAP
3 12 (3.87%) Web Services
3 12 (3.87%) YAML
4 5 (1.61%) Flash
5 4 (1.29%) LDAP
6 3 (0.97%) SAML
7 2 (0.65%) CSS
8 1 (0.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 87 (28.06%) Data Centre
2 57 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (3.55%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.90%) Driving Licence
7 8 (2.58%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.94%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.29%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.97%) Clustering
10 3 (0.97%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.97%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.65%) EMV
11 2 (0.65%) Fintech
11 2 (0.65%) iPad
11 2 (0.65%) Replication
12 1 (0.32%) BYOD
12 1 (0.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.32%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 91 (29.35%) Windows
2 66 (21.29%) Linux
3 59 (19.03%) Windows Server
4 37 (11.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (8.06%) Windows 7
7 24 (7.74%) Android
8 22 (7.10%) Windows 10
9 13 (4.19%) CentOS
9 13 (4.19%) Unix
10 12 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (3.87%) Solaris
11 11 (3.55%) Windows 8
12 10 (3.23%) Mac OS
13 7 (2.26%) Windows XP
14 5 (1.61%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.61%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.97%) Debian
15 3 (0.97%) SUSE
16 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (17.74%) Root Cause Analysis
2 51 (16.45%) Network Monitoring
3 48 (15.48%) High Availability
4 42 (13.55%) Problem-Solving
5 40 (12.90%) Security Patching
6 36 (11.61%) ITIL
7 35 (11.29%) Capacity Management
8 34 (10.97%) Service Management
9 33 (10.65%) Incident Management
10 30 (9.68%) Network Management
10 30 (9.68%) Project Management
11 29 (9.35%) Kalman Filter
12 26 (8.39%) E-Commerce
12 26 (8.39%) Programme Delivery
13 24 (7.74%) Change Management
13 24 (7.74%) Network Design
14 23 (7.42%) Proactive Monitoring
15 20 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
15 20 (6.45%) Mentoring
15 20 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (18.39%) Python
2 32 (10.32%) PowerShell
3 29 (9.35%) SQL
4 13 (4.19%) Bash Shell
5 12 (3.87%) JavaScript
5 12 (3.87%) PHP
6 6 (1.94%) Perl
7 5 (1.61%) VBScript
8 4 (1.29%) C
9 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 162 (52.26%) Cisco Certification
2 145 (46.77%) CCNP
3 50 (16.13%) CCNA
4 34 (10.97%) Security Cleared
5 28 (9.03%) Degree
5 28 (9.03%) SC Cleared
6 23 (7.42%) CCIE
7 22 (7.10%) DV Cleared
8 20 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (5.81%) MCSE
10 15 (4.84%) CCDP
10 15 (4.84%) CISSP
11 13 (4.19%) MCSA
12 9 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (2.26%) CCIE Security
13 7 (2.26%) CCSE
14 5 (1.61%) MCITP
15 4 (1.29%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 4 (1.29%) CCSA
15 4 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (12.58%) SLA
2 8 (2.58%) PMO
3 5 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.97%) GDPR
4 3 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.65%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.32%) COBIT
6 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 102 (32.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (17.74%) Active Directory
3 20 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 16 (5.16%) vSphere
4 16 (5.16%) XenApp
5 14 (4.52%) XenDesktop
6 12 (3.87%) Docker
6 12 (3.87%) Samba
6 12 (3.87%) VirtualBox
7 11 (3.55%) Firmware
8 8 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (2.26%) VMware NSX
10 5 (1.61%) NFS
11 4 (1.29%) pfSense
11 4 (1.29%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.97%) XenServer
13 1 (0.32%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.32%) Postfix
13 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 42 (13.55%) Nagios
2 29 (9.35%) Cisco LMS
2 29 (9.35%) Opsview
3 25 (8.06%) Puppet
4 20 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 20 (6.45%) Cisco UCCX
5 18 (5.81%) SCCM
6 17 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (5.16%) vRealize
8 13 (4.19%) Ansible
8 13 (4.19%) Nessus
9 12 (3.87%) Cisco Prime
9 12 (3.87%) Rancher
9 12 (3.87%) Sysdig
9 12 (3.87%) TrustSec
10 8 (2.58%) vCenter Server
11 7 (2.26%) FortiGate
11 7 (2.26%) SCOM
12 5 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (1.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 310 (100.00%) Cisco
2 141 (45.48%) VMware
3 93 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 76 (24.52%) F5
5 66 (21.29%) Microsoft
6 59 (19.03%) Juniper
7 50 (16.13%) Palo Alto
8 47 (15.16%) Citrix
9 31 (10.00%) HP
10 26 (8.39%) SolarWinds
11 25 (8.06%) Meraki
12 24 (7.74%) Arista
13 23 (7.42%) Riverbed
14 21 (6.77%) Fortinet
15 16 (5.16%) Blue Coat
16 15 (4.84%) Apple
17 13 (4.19%) Red Hat
17 13 (4.19%) ServiceNow
18 12 (3.87%) New Relic
18 12 (3.87%) Splunk