Period
to 19 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CatOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CatOS over the 6 months to 19 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Catalyst OS (CatOS)
UK
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1099 1203 1182
Rank change year-on-year +104 -21 +73
Permanent jobs citing CatOS 5 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.001% 0.002%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.015% 0.005% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -32.69% +30.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,625 £49,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £44,875 £71,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% -5.00%

CatOS is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 34,243 41,887 41,575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.07% 23.62% 24.17%
Number of salaries quoted 27,308 34,220 35,025
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +1.15%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

CatOS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CatOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CatOS in the UK

CatOS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CatOS.

Salary trend for CatOS in the UK

CatOS
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CatOS within the UK over the 6 months to 19 April 2019. 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
UK excluding London +73 5 £45,000 +2.86%
England - 5 £45,000 -
Midlands - 4 - -
West Midlands - 4 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
North of England - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, IT jobs citing CatOS 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 with a requirement for CatOS.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) 802.11
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
1 5 (100.00%) IPsec
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 5 (100.00%) NX-OS
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) Unicast
2 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (80.00%) Multicast
2 4 (80.00%) Riverbed
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Wireshark
2 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (80.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (80.00%) BIG-IP
2 4 (80.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WLAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN

CatOS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) 802.11
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (100.00%) IPsec
1 5 (100.00%) NX-OS
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) BIG-IP
2 4 (80.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) Multicast
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) Unicast
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Wireshark
2 4 (80.00%) WLAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Network Support
1 1 (20.00%) Network Support Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (20.00%) RANCID
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Draytek
3 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (20.00%) Huawei
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Meraki
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto