Period
to 3 June 2020

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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Catalyst OS (CatOS)
UK
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 868 1081 1193
Rank change year-on-year +213 +112 +10
Permanent jobs citing CatOS 3 16 1
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.011% 0.001%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.016% 0.049% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Median annual salary £54,375 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.83% -10.00% -23.08%
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,375 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +20.83% -10.00% +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 18,399 32,737 40,321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.01% 22.95% 23.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14,880 26,029 32,569
Median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,625
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,750 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.79% +5.00% -

CatOS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CatOS in the UK

CatOS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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 3 June 2020. 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
England +206 3 £54,375 +20.83%
UK excluding London +165 3 £54,375 +20.83%
North of England +108 2 £54,375 +20.83%
North West - 2 £54,375 -
Midlands +86 1 - -
West Midlands +71 1 - -

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) NX-OS
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) OpenView
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) CMDB
3 1 (33.33%) Social Network
3 1 (33.33%) Ethereal
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms

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 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) NX-OS
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Ethereal
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Support
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CMDB
1 1 (33.33%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) VMware