Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco IOS
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 608 560 613
Rank change year-on-year -48 +53 -11
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 320 411 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.32% 0.38% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.93% 2.17% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 284 293 360
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -9.29% +1.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,343 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £60,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +8.70%

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 16606 18972 21104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 16.40% 17.63% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 13356 15204 17296
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,965 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £63,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017. 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
East of England +74 92 £62,500 +47.06% 1
North of England +30 85 £44,000 +22.48% 5
South East -68 63 £47,000 +1.08% 3
Yorkshire +47 43 £42,500 +2.41% 1
North West +5 42 £45,000 +36.36% 4
South West +24 38 £45,000 +5.88%
Midlands -44 23 £29,000 -27.50% 2
East Midlands -20 12 £29,000 -27.50% 1
West Midlands -33 11 £33,500 -16.25% 1
Wales +20 10 £43,750 -2.78%
Scotland -30 7 £43,500 -8.42%
Northern Ireland - 2 £75,000 -
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -
Cisco IOS
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT jobs citing Cisco IOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 320 (100.00%) Cisco
2 204 (63.75%) WAN
3 194 (60.63%) Firewall
4 183 (57.19%) LAN
4 183 (57.19%) BGP
5 171 (53.44%) Cisco Certification
6 141 (44.06%) Cisco ASA
7 138 (43.13%) CCNP
8 137 (42.81%) OSPF
9 134 (41.88%) VPN
10 125 (39.06%) Data Centre
11 119 (37.19%) VMware
12 117 (36.56%) EIGRP
13 114 (35.63%) F5
14 100 (31.25%) MPLS
15 89 (27.81%) CheckPoint
16 82 (25.63%) IPsec
17 80 (25.00%) Linux
18 79 (24.69%) DNS
19 78 (24.38%) Cisco Nexus
20 75 (23.44%) Network Security
21 73 (22.81%) VoIP
22 72 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
23 70 (21.88%) DHCP
23 70 (21.88%) SSL
23 70 (21.88%) Microsoft
24 69 (21.56%) Palo Alto
25 68 (21.25%) NX-OS
26 67 (20.94%) CCNA
27 65 (20.31%) 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 21 (6.56%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (2.19%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.94%) nginx
6 2 (0.63%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.31%) Apache
7 1 (0.31%) CMS
7 1 (0.31%) IIS
7 1 (0.31%) Site Server
7 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (4.38%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.94%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (6.56%) Office 365
3 15 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.50%) SaaS
5 6 (1.88%) Akamai
6 5 (1.56%) IaaS
7 4 (1.25%) PaaS
8 2 (0.63%) GitHub
8 2 (0.63%) Slack
8 2 (0.63%) Trello
9 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.31%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 204 (63.75%) WAN
2 194 (60.63%) Firewall
3 183 (57.19%) BGP
3 183 (57.19%) LAN
4 141 (44.06%) Cisco ASA
5 137 (42.81%) OSPF
6 134 (41.88%) VPN
7 117 (36.56%) EIGRP
8 100 (31.25%) MPLS
9 82 (25.63%) IPsec
10 79 (24.69%) DNS
11 78 (24.38%) Cisco Nexus
12 75 (23.44%) Network Security
13 73 (22.81%) VoIP
14 70 (21.88%) DHCP
14 70 (21.88%) SSL
15 68 (21.25%) NX-OS
16 51 (15.94%) VLAN
17 48 (15.00%) Wireless
18 46 (14.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.63%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (7.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 11 (3.44%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.88%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 37 (11.56%) Finance
2 32 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.19%) Financial Institution
4 7 (2.19%) Retail
5 6 (1.88%) Automotive
6 5 (1.56%) Marketing
7 4 (1.25%) Electronics
8 3 (0.94%) Games
9 2 (0.63%) Publishing
10 1 (0.31%) Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.31%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 185 (57.81%) Network Engineer
2 67 (20.94%) Senior Network Engineer
3 61 (19.06%) Cisco Engineer
4 54 (16.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 37 (11.56%) Security Engineer
6 21 (6.56%) Operations Engineer
7 19 (5.94%) Senior Security Engineer
8 18 (5.63%) LAN Engineer
8 18 (5.63%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 18 (5.63%) WAN Engineer
9 17 (5.31%) Network Security Engineer
10 16 (5.00%) Analyst
11 12 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support
11 12 (3.75%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (3.75%) Network Operations Engineer
12 11 (3.44%) Data Centre Engineer
12 11 (3.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (3.44%) Network Specialist
12 11 (3.44%) Support Engineer
13 10 (3.13%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (12.81%) XML
2 37 (11.56%) HTML
3 13 (4.06%) 802.1X
4 8 (2.50%) CSS
5 6 (1.88%) Web Services
6 5 (1.56%) SAML
7 3 (0.94%) POSIX
7 3 (0.94%) XMPP
8 2 (0.63%) .NET
8 2 (0.63%) Ajax
8 2 (0.63%) Flask
8 2 (0.63%) Jinja
8 2 (0.63%) Middleware
8 2 (0.63%) React
8 2 (0.63%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 125 (39.06%) Data Centre
2 43 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (8.13%) Linux Command Line
4 23 (7.19%) Computer Science
5 16 (5.00%) Private Cloud
6 14 (4.38%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (2.81%) PKI
8 7 (2.19%) Life Science
9 5 (1.56%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.25%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.25%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.25%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.63%) Fintech
11 2 (0.63%) RSA SecurID
12 1 (0.31%) BYOD
12 1 (0.31%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.31%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.31%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.31%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 80 (25.00%) Linux
2 61 (19.06%) Windows
3 30 (9.38%) Windows Server
4 28 (8.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (8.13%) Unix
5 26 (8.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (5.94%) CentOS
7 17 (5.31%) Windows 10
8 16 (5.00%) Windows 7
9 14 (4.38%) Android
10 13 (4.06%) Ubuntu
10 13 (4.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (3.75%) Mac OS X
12 7 (2.19%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.94%) CatOS
14 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (15.94%) Service Management
2 47 (14.69%) Network Monitoring
3 46 (14.38%) E-Commerce
4 45 (14.06%) ITIL
5 44 (13.75%) Load Balancing
6 36 (11.25%) Network Management
7 29 (9.06%) Root Cause Analysis
8 26 (8.13%) Capacity Management
8 26 (8.13%) Incident Management
9 24 (7.50%) Security Patching
10 21 (6.56%) Network Design
11 19 (5.94%) Configuration Management
11 19 (5.94%) High Availability
11 19 (5.94%) Kalman Filter
12 17 (5.31%) DevOps
13 14 (4.38%) ITSM
13 14 (4.38%) Task Automation
14 13 (4.06%) Mentoring
15 12 (3.75%) SDLC
15 12 (3.75%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 65 (20.31%) Python
2 17 (5.31%) Perl
3 16 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 12 (3.75%) PHP
5 11 (3.44%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.50%) C
6 8 (2.50%) SQL
7 5 (1.56%) C++
7 5 (1.56%) Java
7 5 (1.56%) Ruby
8 4 (1.25%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.25%) Tcl
9 2 (0.63%) VBA
10 1 (0.31%) AWK
Qualifications
1 171 (53.44%) Cisco Certification
2 138 (43.13%) CCNP
3 67 (20.94%) CCNA
4 48 (15.00%) Degree
5 35 (10.94%) Security Cleared
6 34 (10.63%) SC Cleared
7 29 (9.06%) DV Cleared
8 24 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
10 15 (4.69%) MCSE
11 14 (4.38%) CCIE
12 11 (3.44%) CCDA
13 10 (3.13%) CCIP
13 10 (3.13%) CCSP
14 9 (2.81%) MCSA
15 8 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
16 6 (1.88%) CCDP
17 4 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 3 (0.94%) CCIE Routing and Switching
18 3 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.25%) SLA
2 21 (6.56%) PMO
3 1 (0.31%) GDPR
3 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (11.56%) Active Directory
3 14 (4.38%) Docker
4 11 (3.44%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.81%) VMware NSX
6 6 (1.88%) vSphere
7 4 (1.25%) Firmware
7 4 (1.25%) Snort
7 4 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.94%) NFS
8 3 (0.94%) vCloud
9 2 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (9.06%) Cacti
1 29 (9.06%) Nagios
2 24 (7.50%) Cisco LMS
2 24 (7.50%) Opsview
3 19 (5.94%) Puppet
4 18 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (4.69%) Ansible
6 14 (4.38%) SCCM
7 12 (3.75%) Juju
8 11 (3.44%) vCenter Server
9 9 (2.81%) Cisco CUCM
9 9 (2.81%) vRealize
10 7 (2.19%) FortiGate
11 6 (1.88%) Cisco UCCX
11 6 (1.88%) SmokePing
12 4 (1.25%) Cisco Prime
12 4 (1.25%) SCOM
12 4 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.94%) SolarWinds Orion
14 2 (0.63%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 320 (100.00%) Cisco
2 119 (37.19%) VMware
3 114 (35.63%) F5
4 89 (27.81%) CheckPoint
5 70 (21.88%) Microsoft
6 69 (21.56%) Palo Alto
7 54 (16.88%) Citrix
8 46 (14.38%) Juniper
9 41 (12.81%) Arista
10 39 (12.19%) Fortinet
11 33 (10.31%) Riverbed
12 28 (8.75%) Meraki
13 26 (8.13%) SolarWinds
14 18 (5.63%) Red Hat
15 15 (4.69%) Polycom
16 12 (3.75%) Dell
16 12 (3.75%) HP
17 11 (3.44%) Avaya
18 10 (3.13%) Apple
19 9 (2.81%) Siemens