Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco IOS
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 542 630 596
Rank change year-on-year +88 -34 +35
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 388 345 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.40% 0.31% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.38% 1.77% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 343 260 370
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £65,200
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +5.56%

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 16330 19497 21768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 16.92% 17.61% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13291 15681 17613
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £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 18 October 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 18 October 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
North of England +89 111 £42,500 +6.25% 4
East of England +75 94 £55,000 +25.71% 2
South East +10 80 £47,000 +4.44% 10
Yorkshire +60 59 £42,500 +1.19% 2
North West +31 52 £45,000 +32.35% 2
South West +28 47 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Midlands -12 36 £39,000 -2.50% 4
West Midlands -5 23 £39,000 -2.50% 1
East Midlands +33 13 £43,000 +7.50% 3
Wales +25 12 £45,000 -
Scotland -21 6 £43,500 - 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £75,000 -
Cisco IOS
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 388 (100.00%) Cisco
2 218 (56.19%) WAN
3 212 (54.64%) Firewall
4 209 (53.87%) BGP
5 204 (52.58%) LAN
6 188 (48.45%) Cisco Certification
7 164 (42.27%) OSPF
8 163 (42.01%) VPN
9 150 (38.66%) CCNP
10 145 (37.37%) Cisco ASA
11 134 (34.54%) VMware
12 127 (32.73%) Data Centre
13 122 (31.44%) EIGRP
14 118 (30.41%) MPLS
15 116 (29.90%) Cisco Nexus
16 105 (27.06%) F5
17 104 (26.80%) Linux
18 98 (25.26%) Windows
19 96 (24.74%) Microsoft
20 90 (23.20%) VoIP
21 87 (22.42%) DNS
21 87 (22.42%) CheckPoint
21 87 (22.42%) IPsec
22 86 (22.16%) Network Security
23 83 (21.39%) VMware Infrastructure
24 80 (20.62%) DHCP
25 76 (19.59%) NX-OS
26 74 (19.07%) Palo Alto
26 74 (19.07%) CCNA
27 73 (18.81%) Juniper

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 26 (6.70%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.84%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (1.80%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.26%) Apache
6 1 (0.26%) CMS
6 1 (0.26%) IIS
6 1 (0.26%) nginx
6 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (6.19%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (6.19%) Office 365
3 18 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (3.35%) IaaS
5 12 (3.09%) PaaS
6 4 (1.03%) SaaS
7 3 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.52%) GitHub
8 2 (0.52%) Slack
8 2 (0.52%) Trello
9 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 218 (56.19%) WAN
2 212 (54.64%) Firewall
3 209 (53.87%) BGP
4 204 (52.58%) LAN
5 164 (42.27%) OSPF
6 163 (42.01%) VPN
7 145 (37.37%) Cisco ASA
8 122 (31.44%) EIGRP
9 118 (30.41%) MPLS
10 116 (29.90%) Cisco Nexus
11 90 (23.20%) VoIP
12 87 (22.42%) DNS
12 87 (22.42%) IPsec
13 86 (22.16%) Network Security
14 80 (20.62%) DHCP
15 76 (19.59%) NX-OS
16 68 (17.53%) VLAN
17 67 (17.27%) SSL
18 60 (15.46%) Wireless
19 58 (14.95%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.52%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (6.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (2.58%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.58%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 41 (10.57%) Telecoms
2 29 (7.47%) Finance
3 9 (2.32%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.80%) Automotive
4 7 (1.80%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.55%) Publishing
6 4 (1.03%) Back Office
7 3 (0.77%) Retail
8 1 (0.26%) Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Electronics
8 1 (0.26%) Games
8 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Marketing
8 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 214 (55.15%) Network Engineer
2 68 (17.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 60 (15.46%) Senior Network Engineer
4 57 (14.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 27 (6.96%) Operations Engineer
6 24 (6.19%) LAN Engineer
6 24 (6.19%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 24 (6.19%) Security Engineer
6 24 (6.19%) WAN Engineer
7 23 (5.93%) Design Engineer
8 20 (5.15%) Architect
9 16 (4.12%) DevOps Engineer
9 16 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (4.12%) Network Specialist
10 15 (3.87%) Analyst
10 15 (3.87%) Juniper Engineer
10 15 (3.87%) Network Design Engineer
11 14 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support
11 14 (3.61%) Support Engineer
12 13 (3.35%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.25%) XML
2 27 (6.96%) HTML
3 12 (3.09%) 802.1X
4 11 (2.84%) SAML
4 11 (2.84%) XMPP
5 8 (2.06%) CSS
5 8 (2.06%) Web Services
6 3 (0.77%) Middleware
7 2 (0.52%) .NET
7 2 (0.52%) Ajax
7 2 (0.52%) Flask
7 2 (0.52%) Jinja
7 2 (0.52%) React
7 2 (0.52%) REST
7 2 (0.52%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 127 (32.73%) Data Centre
2 31 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (6.96%) Linux Command Line
4 21 (5.41%) Private Cloud
5 18 (4.64%) Computer Science
6 16 (4.12%) Video Conferencing
7 14 (3.61%) PKI
8 9 (2.32%) Life Science
9 7 (1.80%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.55%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.55%) RSA SecurID
10 6 (1.55%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.77%) iPad
11 3 (0.77%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.52%) Fintech
13 1 (0.26%) BBC
13 1 (0.26%) BYOD
13 1 (0.26%) Greenfield Project
13 1 (0.26%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 104 (26.80%) Linux
2 98 (25.26%) Windows
3 43 (11.08%) Windows Server
4 42 (10.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (10.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (7.99%) Unix
7 29 (7.47%) CentOS
8 19 (4.90%) Android
8 19 (4.90%) Windows 7
9 18 (4.64%) Windows 10
10 17 (4.38%) Ubuntu
10 17 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (3.87%) Mac OS X
12 8 (2.06%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.26%) CatOS
15 1 (0.26%) Debian
15 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (16.49%) Service Management
2 55 (14.18%) ITIL
2 55 (14.18%) Network Monitoring
3 43 (11.08%) E-Commerce
3 43 (11.08%) Load Balancing
4 40 (10.31%) Network Management
5 34 (8.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 33 (8.51%) Kalman Filter
7 32 (8.25%) Network Design
8 31 (7.99%) Incident Management
9 28 (7.22%) Capacity Management
10 26 (6.70%) Security Patching
11 23 (5.93%) High Availability
11 23 (5.93%) ITSM
12 21 (5.41%) Time Management
13 19 (4.90%) Configuration Management
14 18 (4.64%) Task Automation
15 16 (4.12%) DevOps
15 16 (4.12%) Open Source
15 16 (4.12%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 69 (17.78%) Python
2 25 (6.44%) Perl
3 17 (4.38%) Bash Shell
3 17 (4.38%) C
4 16 (4.12%) PHP
5 8 (2.06%) PowerShell
6 7 (1.80%) C++
6 7 (1.80%) Java
6 7 (1.80%) Ruby
7 6 (1.55%) SQL
8 5 (1.29%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.29%) Tcl
9 2 (0.52%) VBA
10 1 (0.26%) AWK
Qualifications
1 188 (48.45%) Cisco Certification
2 150 (38.66%) CCNP
3 74 (19.07%) CCNA
4 53 (13.66%) Security Cleared
5 50 (12.89%) SC Cleared
6 47 (12.11%) Degree
7 34 (8.76%) DV Cleared
8 26 (6.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (5.41%) Network+ Certification
10 16 (4.12%) MCSE
11 14 (3.61%) CCDA
11 14 (3.61%) CCIE
12 13 (3.35%) CCDP
12 13 (3.35%) MCSA
13 11 (2.84%) CCIP
13 11 (2.84%) CCSP
14 8 (2.06%) JNCIP
15 7 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
16 5 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 3 (0.77%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (11.08%) SLA
2 22 (5.67%) PMO
3 10 (2.58%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 83 (21.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (11.86%) Active Directory
3 20 (5.15%) Hyper-V
4 18 (4.64%) Docker
5 9 (2.32%) Snort
6 7 (1.80%) vSphere
7 4 (1.03%) Firmware
7 4 (1.03%) pfSense
8 3 (0.77%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.77%) vCloud
9 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.52%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (9.28%) Cacti
2 34 (8.76%) Nagios
3 26 (6.70%) Cisco LMS
3 26 (6.70%) Opsview
4 19 (4.90%) Ansible
4 19 (4.90%) SCCM
5 16 (4.12%) Juju
5 16 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (4.12%) Puppet
6 12 (3.09%) FortiGate
6 12 (3.09%) vCenter Server
7 11 (2.84%) SolarWinds Orion
8 10 (2.58%) Cisco CUCM
9 9 (2.32%) Cisco UCCX
10 8 (2.06%) SmokePing
11 6 (1.55%) SCOM
11 6 (1.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (1.55%) WSUS
12 5 (1.29%) Cisco Prime
13 3 (0.77%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 388 (100.00%) Cisco
2 134 (34.54%) VMware
3 105 (27.06%) F5
4 96 (24.74%) Microsoft
5 87 (22.42%) CheckPoint
6 74 (19.07%) Palo Alto
7 73 (18.81%) Juniper
8 49 (12.63%) Citrix
9 39 (10.05%) Riverbed
10 35 (9.02%) Fortinet
10 35 (9.02%) Meraki
10 35 (9.02%) SolarWinds
11 32 (8.25%) Arista
12 30 (7.73%) Red Hat
13 22 (5.67%) HP
14 20 (5.15%) Dell
15 15 (3.87%) Polycom
16 14 (3.61%) Avaya
17 12 (3.09%) Apple
18 11 (2.84%) Brocade