The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco IOS
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 531 667 569
Rank change year-on-year +136 -98  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 366 289 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.29% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.55% 1.73% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 324 241 382
Median salary £52,500 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +8.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,600 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -2.27%  

Cisco IOS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14351 16668 19314
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.16% 16.90% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11670 13853 15719
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,597 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Cisco IOS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Cisco IOS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco IOS in the UK

Cisco IOS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cisco IOS in the UK

Cisco IOS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco IOS over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco IOS in the UK

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Job Locations

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 over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +118 354 £52,500 +7.14% 26
London +28 138 £60,000 +9.09% 9
South East +51 62 £50,000 +11.11% 2
East of England +30 43 £56,250 +4.65% 6
Yorkshire +32 37 £42,500 +14.86% 4
Hampshire +39 30 £47,500 +11.70%
South West +26 27 £45,000 +52.54% 2
City of London +20 25 £70,000 +16.66% 1
West Midlands +18 25 £39,000 -8.23% 2
West Yorkshire +38 24 £43,250 -13.50% 3
Hertfordshire +13 21 £62,500 +13.63% 2
Leeds +27 20 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Essex - 20 £50,000 - 2
North West -29 18 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Surrey +53 15 £60,000 +140.00%
North Yorkshire +9 13 £41,500 +13.69%
Warwickshire - 12 £35,000 - 1
Farnborough +13 11 £47,500 +9.19%
Colchester - 11 £52,500 - 2
Cheshire - 11 £45,000 - 1
Wales +21 10 £45,000 -
Basingstoke +9 10 £47,750 +27.33%
Bristol -11 10 £43,000 +28.35%
West Wales - 10 £45,000 -
Swansea - 10 £45,000 -
York +20 9 £42,500 +16.43%
Birmingham +15 9 £45,000 -33.33%
Wiltshire - 9 £45,000 -
Chelmsford - 9 £50,000 -
Redhill - 9 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 655 (100.00%) Cisco
2 382 (58.32%) Firewall
3 337 (51.45%) Cisco Certification
4 311 (47.48%) WAN
5 279 (42.60%) BGP
6 269 (41.07%) OSPF
7 266 (40.61%) CCNP
8 251 (38.32%) LAN
9 250 (38.17%) VPN
10 247 (37.71%) Cisco ASA
11 225 (34.35%) F5
12 223 (34.05%) VMware
13 219 (33.44%) MPLS
14 214 (32.67%) Windows
15 172 (26.26%) Data Centre
16 166 (25.34%) Cisco Nexus
17 163 (24.89%) DNS
18 162 (24.73%) Microsoft
19 161 (24.58%) CheckPoint
20 160 (24.43%) Juniper
21 153 (23.36%) Network Security
21 153 (23.36%) VLAN
22 150 (22.90%) Linux
23 145 (22.14%) DHCP
24 142 (21.68%) CCNA
25 122 (18.63%) Windows Server
26 121 (18.47%) VMware Infrastructure
27 120 (18.32%) Active Directory
28 119 (18.17%) Finance
29 118 (18.02%) Palo Alto

Cisco IOS
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:

Application Platforms
1 55 (8.40%) MS Exchange
2 33 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (3.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 26 (3.97%) Skype for Business
4 20 (3.05%) IIS
5 17 (2.60%) Apache
5 17 (2.60%) Tomcat
5 17 (2.60%) WebLogic
6 11 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (1.53%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.07%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.31%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.15%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.15%) SAS
11 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (5.04%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Eikon
1 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.34%) Office 365
2 27 (4.12%) IaaS
3 25 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (3.05%) PaaS
6 9 (1.37%) SaaS
7 7 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 382 (58.32%) Firewall
2 311 (47.48%) WAN
3 279 (42.60%) BGP
4 269 (41.07%) OSPF
5 251 (38.32%) LAN
6 250 (38.17%) VPN
7 247 (37.71%) Cisco ASA
8 219 (33.44%) MPLS
9 166 (25.34%) Cisco Nexus
10 163 (24.89%) DNS
11 153 (23.36%) Network Security
11 153 (23.36%) VLAN
12 145 (22.14%) DHCP
13 115 (17.56%) EIGRP
14 107 (16.34%) Wireless
15 102 (15.57%) TCP/IP
16 96 (14.66%) NX-OS
17 93 (14.20%) IPsec
18 83 (12.67%) VoIP
19 79 (12.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.22%) MySQL
3 7 (1.07%) MariaDB
3 7 (1.07%) MongoDB
3 7 (1.07%) Redis
4 6 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (2.60%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 12 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 119 (18.17%) Finance
2 59 (9.01%) Telecoms
3 29 (4.43%) Banking
4 14 (2.14%) Retail
5 13 (1.98%) Financial Institution
6 11 (1.68%) Back Office
7 7 (1.07%) Law
7 7 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.92%) Publishing
9 5 (0.76%) Automotive
9 5 (0.76%) Online Betting
10 3 (0.46%) Marketing
11 2 (0.31%) German Language
11 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.31%) Legal
12 1 (0.15%) Advertising
12 1 (0.15%) Electronics
12 1 (0.15%) Games
12 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 334 (50.99%) Network Engineer
2 119 (18.17%) Cisco Engineer
3 99 (15.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 94 (14.35%) Senior Network Engineer
5 49 (7.48%) Security Engineer
6 44 (6.72%) Consultant
6 44 (6.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 43 (6.56%) Network Security Engineer
8 40 (6.11%) Support Engineer
9 38 (5.80%) Network Consultant
10 36 (5.50%) Analyst
11 35 (5.34%) Architect
11 35 (5.34%) Design Engineer
11 35 (5.34%) Operations Engineer
12 29 (4.43%) Network Operations Engineer
13 27 (4.12%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 27 (4.12%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
14 26 (3.97%) Network Design Engineer
14 26 (3.97%) WAN Engineer
15 25 (3.82%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.43%) 802.1X
2 28 (4.27%) XMPP
3 18 (2.75%) SAML
4 16 (2.44%) CSS
4 16 (2.44%) HTML
4 16 (2.44%) XML
5 12 (1.83%) REST
6 7 (1.07%) .NET
7 3 (0.46%) Middleware
8 2 (0.31%) SAX
8 2 (0.31%) Web Services
9 1 (0.15%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.15%) CSS3
9 1 (0.15%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.15%) HTML5
9 1 (0.15%) jQuery
9 1 (0.15%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.15%) React
9 1 (0.15%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 172 (26.26%) Data Centre
2 55 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (6.72%) Linux Command Line
4 37 (5.65%) Blackberry
5 30 (4.58%) Hedge funds
6 18 (2.75%) PKI
7 17 (2.60%) Security Operations Centre
8 15 (2.29%) Video Conferencing
9 14 (2.14%) Computer Science
9 14 (2.14%) Fat Client
9 14 (2.14%) Thin Client
10 13 (1.98%) iPad
11 10 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 10 (1.53%) Private Cloud
12 8 (1.22%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.92%) Clustering
13 6 (0.92%) Driving Licence
13 6 (0.92%) Fintech
13 6 (0.92%) RSA SecurID
14 5 (0.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 214 (32.67%) Windows
2 150 (22.90%) Linux
3 122 (18.63%) Windows Server
4 75 (11.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 71 (10.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (8.09%) Windows 7
7 50 (7.63%) Unix
8 48 (7.33%) Android
9 40 (6.11%) Windows 10
10 32 (4.89%) CentOS
11 18 (2.75%) Ubuntu
12 15 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (2.14%) Mac OS X
14 11 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (1.37%) Mac OS
16 7 (1.07%) VyOS
17 5 (0.76%) Data ONTAP
17 5 (0.76%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
18 2 (0.31%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (16.18%) Load Balancing
2 98 (14.96%) Network Design
3 87 (13.28%) ITIL
4 59 (9.01%) Mentoring
5 57 (8.70%) High Availability
6 54 (8.24%) Presales
7 41 (6.26%) Network Monitoring
8 38 (5.80%) E-Commerce
9 36 (5.50%) Network Management
10 32 (4.89%) Kalman Filter
11 30 (4.58%) Change Management
12 28 (4.27%) Service Management
13 27 (4.12%) Migration
14 26 (3.97%) IT Strategy
15 22 (3.36%) Vulnerability Management
16 21 (3.21%) Time Management
17 20 (3.05%) Root Cause Analysis
18 19 (2.90%) Change Control
19 18 (2.75%) Incident Management
19 18 (2.75%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (7.18%) SQL
2 45 (6.87%) PowerShell
3 41 (6.26%) Python
4 34 (5.19%) Perl
5 22 (3.36%) C
6 18 (2.75%) Bash Shell
7 16 (2.44%) PHP
8 3 (0.46%) C++
8 3 (0.46%) Java
8 3 (0.46%) Ruby
8 3 (0.46%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.46%) VBA
9 2 (0.31%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.31%) VBScript
10 1 (0.15%) C#
10 1 (0.15%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.15%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 337 (51.45%) Cisco Certification
2 266 (40.61%) CCNP
3 142 (21.68%) CCNA
4 75 (11.45%) Degree
5 74 (11.30%) CCIE
6 43 (6.56%) Security Cleared
7 39 (5.95%) SC Cleared
8 32 (4.89%) CCIP
9 31 (4.73%) CCDA
10 25 (3.82%) CCSE
11 24 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (3.36%) CCSP
13 20 (3.05%) MCSE
14 19 (2.90%) DV Cleared
14 19 (2.90%) JNCIS
15 16 (2.44%) CCDP
16 14 (2.14%) MCP
17 12 (1.83%) CCIE Routing and Switching
17 12 (1.83%) MCSA
18 11 (1.68%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.43%) PCI DSS
2 26 (3.97%) SLA
3 17 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 17 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.76%) PMO
System Software
1 121 (18.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 120 (18.32%) Active Directory
3 48 (7.33%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (1.98%) vSphere
6 10 (1.53%) Docker
6 10 (1.53%) Firmware
6 10 (1.53%) pfSense
6 10 (1.53%) Snort
7 8 (1.22%) ProxySG
8 4 (0.61%) GPFS
8 4 (0.61%) LXC
8 4 (0.61%) VMware Server
8 4 (0.61%) XenApp
8 4 (0.61%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.46%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.46%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.46%) vCloud
9 3 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 28 (4.27%) vCenter Server
2 24 (3.66%) Nagios
3 21 (3.21%) AirWatch
4 20 (3.05%) FortiGate
4 20 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (3.05%) Puppet
5 17 (2.60%) Ansible
6 14 (2.14%) Cacti
7 13 (1.98%) SCCM
8 11 (1.68%) Cisco CUCM
8 11 (1.68%) WSUS
9 10 (1.53%) Cisco Prime
10 9 (1.37%) Cisco LMS
10 9 (1.37%) Juju
10 9 (1.37%) SolarWinds Orion
11 8 (1.22%) Opsview
12 6 (0.92%) SCOM
13 4 (0.61%) Backup Exec
13 4 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
13 4 (0.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 655 (100.00%) Cisco
2 225 (34.35%) F5
3 223 (34.05%) VMware
4 162 (24.73%) Microsoft
5 161 (24.58%) CheckPoint
6 160 (24.43%) Juniper
7 118 (18.02%) Palo Alto
8 57 (8.70%) Citrix
9 52 (7.94%) SolarWinds
10 50 (7.63%) Riverbed
11 40 (6.11%) Fortinet
12 36 (5.50%) NetApp
13 34 (5.19%) Bloomberg
13 34 (5.19%) HP
14 32 (4.89%) Blue Coat
14 32 (4.89%) Reuters
15 31 (4.73%) Red Hat
16 29 (4.43%) Arista
17 28 (4.27%) Meraki
18 23 (3.51%) Nimble Storage
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £53000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum £25,000-£26,000 Basic plus 25% Shift
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eximius Group Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £27000 - £33000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eximius Group Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £23000 - £25000 Per Annum + benefits (inc flexible working hrs)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus > 25% + Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cornwall
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cornwall
Axica Recruitment
Salary: DOE
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call + 7.5% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Mint
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 15 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Tesco PLC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Tesco PLC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Dunstable
Affecto
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 17 days ago
Milton Keynes
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + flexible working + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago