Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Catalyst OS (CatOS)
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1149 1168 1218
Rank change year-on-year +19 +50 +3
Permanent jobs citing CatOS 8 5 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.003% 0.032%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.019% 0.011% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 59
UK median annual salary £38,250 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.47% -5.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £35,750 £34,290 £36,000
90th Percentile £55,500 £63,750 £57,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £39,850 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.65% -20.30% +5.26%

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 42,104 43,524 53,774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.31% 24.47% 26.17%
Number of salaries quoted 34,342 36,736 45,485
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,750 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.56% +2.87% +2.35%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +6.67%

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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CatOS over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for CatOS in the UK

CatOS
Top 4 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 17 January 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
London +25 5 £36,500 -43.85% 1
England +9 5 £36,500 -23.16% 1
UK excluding London +15 3 £42,500 +6.65%
Wales - 3 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing CatOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CatOS.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CCNA
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) CCNP
4 5 (62.50%) Junos
4 5 (62.50%) F5
4 5 (62.50%) JNCIA
4 5 (62.50%) SLA
5 4 (50.00%) BIG-IP
5 4 (50.00%) NetScreen
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (50.00%) SunGard
5 4 (50.00%) ITIL
5 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (50.00%) Nokia
5 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (37.50%) NX-OS
7 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (25.00%) Degree
7 2 (25.00%) Juniper
7 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
7 2 (25.00%) LAN
7 2 (25.00%) WAN
7 2 (25.00%) VoIP

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 8 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Junos
4 4 (50.00%) BIG-IP
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (50.00%) NetScreen
5 3 (37.50%) NX-OS
6 2 (25.00%) LAN
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) VoIP
6 2 (25.00%) WAN
7 1 (12.50%) DHCP
7 1 (12.50%) DNS
7 1 (12.50%) H.323
7 1 (12.50%) RIP
7 1 (12.50%) SMS
7 1 (12.50%) SNMP
7 1 (12.50%) VPN
7 1 (12.50%) WLAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Network Support
1 4 (50.00%) Network Support Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) Network Segmentation
2 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCNA
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
3 5 (62.50%) JNCIA
4 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) F5
3 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (50.00%) Nokia
3 4 (50.00%) SunGard
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (12.50%) Splunk
5 1 (12.50%) VMware