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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco IOS
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 601 580
Rank change year-on-year +34 -21  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 297 377 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.36% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.18% 2.10% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 236 312 377
Median salary £51,500 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.10% +3.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £30,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

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 13603 17985 19852
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.96% 17.30% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11087 14881 15830
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £69,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +49 297 £51,500 +5.10% 15
London +43 153 £57,500 +4.54% 11
South East +15 60 £50,000 +5.26% 2
West Midlands +54 27 £40,000 -11.11%
Surrey +57 23 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Hampshire +10 17 £62,500 +52.43% 1
North West 0 16 £33,000 +46.66%
Dorking +6 14 £35,250 -32.85%
East of England -5 14 £51,250 +20.58%
Yorkshire +37 12 £53,750 +102.83% 1
Warwickshire +35 10 £37,500 -16.66%
Oxfordshire 0 10 £40,000 -15.78%
Oxford -2 10 £40,000 -15.78%
Cheshire - 10 £33,000 -
Herefordshire - 10 £45,000 -
South West +32 9 £41,750 +11.33% 1
Berkshire +29 9 £55,000 -4.34%
Hertfordshire +14 8 £45,750 +1.66%
City of London +9 8 £57,500 -11.53% 6
Watford +1 8 £45,750 -8.50%
North Yorkshire - 8 £57,500 -
Telford - 7 £35,000 -
Redhill - 7 £60,000 -
Leamington Spa - 7 £40,000 -
Shropshire - 7 £35,000 -
Manchester -21 6 - -
Northwich - 6 £32,000 -
Hereford - 6 £50,000 -
East Midlands +11 5 £42,500 +1.68%
Essex +7 5 £57,500 +35.29%

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 671 (100.00%) Cisco
2 405 (60.36%) Cisco Certification
2 405 (60.36%) Firewall
3 325 (48.44%) CCNP
4 294 (43.82%) WAN
5 263 (39.20%) LAN
6 257 (38.30%) OSPF
7 245 (36.51%) F5
8 239 (35.62%) Cisco ASA
9 238 (35.47%) BGP
10 237 (35.32%) MPLS
11 225 (33.53%) Windows
12 197 (29.36%) CCNA
13 196 (29.21%) Data Centre
14 195 (29.06%) Microsoft
15 190 (28.32%) VPN
16 180 (26.83%) Network Security
17 174 (25.93%) VMware
18 173 (25.78%) Wireless
19 168 (25.04%) CheckPoint
20 166 (24.74%) Juniper
21 161 (23.99%) DNS
22 154 (22.95%) VLAN
23 142 (21.16%) DHCP
24 141 (21.01%) Cisco Nexus
25 134 (19.97%) Network Design
26 130 (19.37%) Linux
26 130 (19.37%) Finance
27 128 (19.08%) VMware Infrastructure
28 123 (18.33%) Windows Server

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 62 (9.24%) MS Exchange
2 35 (5.22%) Skype for Business
3 32 (4.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (3.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 20 (2.98%) IIS
6 15 (2.24%) Apache
6 15 (2.24%) Tomcat
6 15 (2.24%) WebLogic
7 14 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.19%) SharePoint
9 5 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.75%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.45%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.15%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.15%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 43 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.62%) MS Office
3 14 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.75%) MS Project
5 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Eikon
1 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.96%) Office 365
2 27 (4.02%) SaaS
3 7 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.60%) IaaS
7 2 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.15%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.15%) PaaS
8 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 405 (60.36%) Firewall
2 294 (43.82%) WAN
3 263 (39.20%) LAN
4 257 (38.30%) OSPF
5 239 (35.62%) Cisco ASA
6 238 (35.47%) BGP
7 237 (35.32%) MPLS
8 190 (28.32%) VPN
9 180 (26.83%) Network Security
10 173 (25.78%) Wireless
11 161 (23.99%) DNS
12 154 (22.95%) VLAN
13 142 (21.16%) DHCP
14 141 (21.01%) Cisco Nexus
15 109 (16.24%) TCP/IP
16 87 (12.97%) EIGRP
17 84 (12.52%) DMVPN
17 84 (12.52%) NX-OS
18 64 (9.54%) IPsec
19 62 (9.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (4.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.19%) MariaDB
2 8 (1.19%) MySQL
2 8 (1.19%) Oracle Database
3 5 (0.75%) MongoDB
3 5 (0.75%) Redis
4 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.15%) Big Data
6 1 (0.15%) GIS
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.19%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.04%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.15%) Subversion
5 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 130 (19.37%) Finance
2 77 (11.48%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.43%) Banking
4 22 (3.28%) Financial Institution
5 16 (2.38%) Retail
6 8 (1.19%) Back Office
6 8 (1.19%) Publishing
7 7 (1.04%) Online Betting
8 4 (0.60%) Law
8 4 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.45%) Legal
9 3 (0.45%) Marketing
10 2 (0.30%) Billing
10 2 (0.30%) Games
10 2 (0.30%) German Language
10 2 (0.30%) Military
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
11 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 346 (51.56%) Network Engineer
2 112 (16.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 105 (15.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 82 (12.22%) Senior Network Engineer
5 68 (10.13%) Consultant
6 63 (9.39%) Support Engineer
7 61 (9.09%) Network Consultant
8 57 (8.49%) Analyst
9 52 (7.75%) Security Engineer
10 48 (7.15%) Network Security Engineer
11 44 (6.56%) Network Operations Engineer
12 39 (5.81%) IT Support
13 36 (5.37%) Network Analyst
14 33 (4.92%) Cisco Security Engineer
14 33 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 31 (4.62%) Data Network Engineer
15 31 (4.62%) Lead Network Engineer
16 30 (4.47%) NOC Engineer
17 26 (3.87%) Senior Cisco Engineer
17 26 (3.87%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.32%) 802.1X
2 24 (3.58%) .NET
3 11 (1.64%) SAX
4 10 (1.49%) CSS
5 7 (1.04%) XMPP
6 5 (0.75%) REST
7 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.30%) HTML
7 2 (0.30%) jQuery
8 1 (0.15%) CSS3
8 1 (0.15%) HTML5
8 1 (0.15%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (0.15%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.15%) NHibernate
8 1 (0.15%) VXML
8 1 (0.15%) WinForms
8 1 (0.15%) WPF
8 1 (0.15%) XML
8 1 (0.15%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 196 (29.21%) Data Centre
2 66 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (5.22%) Linux Command Line
4 28 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 23 (3.43%) Computer Science
6 19 (2.83%) Video Conferencing
7 15 (2.24%) Hedge funds
7 15 (2.24%) Security Operations Centre
8 14 (2.09%) Fintech
8 14 (2.09%) iPad
8 14 (2.09%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.79%) Fat Client
9 12 (1.79%) Thin Client
10 11 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 11 (1.64%) iPhone
11 8 (1.19%) EMC VNX
12 7 (1.04%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.60%) CCTV
14 3 (0.45%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.45%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 225 (33.53%) Windows
2 130 (19.37%) Linux
3 123 (18.33%) Windows Server
4 80 (11.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 71 (10.58%) Windows 7
6 64 (9.54%) Mac OS X
7 59 (8.79%) Android
7 59 (8.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 35 (5.22%) Unix
9 24 (3.58%) Windows XP
10 23 (3.43%) Windows 10
11 22 (3.28%) Windows 8
12 16 (2.38%) CentOS
13 14 (2.09%) Mac OS
14 11 (1.64%) Data ONTAP
14 11 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (1.34%) Ubuntu
16 8 (1.19%) Windows Phone
17 7 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 7 (1.04%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (19.97%) Network Design
2 96 (14.31%) Load Balancing
3 94 (14.01%) ITIL
4 80 (11.92%) High Availability
5 58 (8.64%) Network Monitoring
6 54 (8.05%) Presales
7 45 (6.71%) Network Management
8 40 (5.96%) Network Architecture
9 39 (5.81%) Mentoring
9 39 (5.81%) Migration
10 37 (5.51%) Service Delivery
11 34 (5.07%) Change Control
12 32 (4.77%) Network Planning
13 29 (4.32%) Line Management
14 22 (3.28%) Mathematics
15 21 (3.13%) Change Management
15 21 (3.13%) Infrastructure Transformation
16 19 (2.83%) E-Commerce
16 19 (2.83%) Time Management
17 18 (2.68%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (6.71%) SQL
2 33 (4.92%) PowerShell
3 28 (4.17%) C
4 16 (2.38%) Perl
5 13 (1.94%) Python
6 9 (1.34%) PHP
7 7 (1.04%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.75%) Tcl
8 5 (0.75%) VBScript
9 4 (0.60%) VBA
10 3 (0.45%) VB
11 2 (0.30%) C#
11 2 (0.30%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.15%) C++
12 1 (0.15%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.15%) Java
12 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 405 (60.36%) Cisco Certification
2 325 (48.44%) CCNP
3 197 (29.36%) CCNA
4 109 (16.24%) CCIE
5 88 (13.11%) Degree
6 43 (6.41%) CCIP
7 42 (6.26%) CCSP
8 39 (5.81%) Security Cleared
9 32 (4.77%) SC Cleared
10 30 (4.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 28 (4.17%) CCSE
12 22 (3.28%) MCP
13 21 (3.13%) JNCIS
14 20 (2.98%) NVQ Level 3
15 19 (2.83%) DV Cleared
15 19 (2.83%) MCSA
16 18 (2.68%) JNCIA
16 18 (2.68%) MCSE
17 17 (2.53%) CCDA
18 14 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.02%) PCI DSS
2 20 (2.98%) SLA
3 15 (2.24%) ISO27002
3 15 (2.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (1.49%) QA
5 5 (0.75%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.15%) COBIT
7 1 (0.15%) COSO
System Software
1 128 (19.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 115 (17.14%) Active Directory
3 35 (5.22%) Hyper-V
4 25 (3.73%) XenApp
5 19 (2.83%) Firmware
6 15 (2.24%) Terminal Services
7 14 (2.09%) vSphere
8 10 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.19%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.04%) Forefront TMG
10 7 (1.04%) ISA Server
10 7 (1.04%) ProxySG
11 5 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.60%) KVM
12 4 (0.60%) Terminal Server
12 4 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.45%) pfSense
14 2 (0.30%) Docker
14 2 (0.30%) iptables
Systems Management
1 24 (3.58%) Cisco Prime
2 23 (3.43%) SCCM
3 13 (1.94%) WSUS
4 12 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
5 9 (1.34%) AirWatch
5 9 (1.34%) Nagios
6 8 (1.19%) FortiGate
6 8 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (1.04%) Ansible
7 7 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.04%) Puppet
8 6 (0.89%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.45%) Galera Cluster
9 3 (0.45%) SCOM
9 3 (0.45%) vRealize
10 2 (0.30%) cPanel
10 2 (0.30%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.30%) Juju
10 2 (0.30%) Malwarebytes
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 671 (100.00%) Cisco
2 245 (36.51%) F5
3 195 (29.06%) Microsoft
4 174 (25.93%) VMware
5 168 (25.04%) CheckPoint
6 166 (24.74%) Juniper
7 84 (12.52%) Palo Alto
8 63 (9.39%) Citrix
9 62 (9.24%) SolarWinds
10 49 (7.30%) Fortinet
11 41 (6.11%) Riverbed
12 32 (4.77%) HP
13 31 (4.62%) Blue Coat
14 27 (4.02%) NetApp
15 26 (3.87%) Apple
16 21 (3.13%) Cyberoam
16 21 (3.13%) Dell
16 21 (3.13%) SonicWALL
16 21 (3.13%) Sun
17 19 (2.83%) Infoblox
London
Venn Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £42,000 + Company Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago