Period
to 19 September 2017

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 6 months to 19 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco IOS
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 712 632
Rank change year-on-year +119 -80 +92
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 712 600 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.31% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.52% 1.83% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 621 499 715
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,750 £27,700 £26,900
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £70,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.65%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 28295 32767 37318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.97% 16.89% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 22907 27093 30703
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Cisco IOS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 19 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco IOS in the UK

Cisco IOS
Top 15 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 6 months to 19 September 2017. 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 +121 687 £52,500 +16.67% 17
UK excluding London +111 392 £45,000 +5.88% 13
London +61 315 £60,000 +17.65% 8
North of England +61 111 £42,500 +2.41% 4
South East +57 89 £47,500 +5.56% 3
East of England +47 72 £54,000 +23.43% 1
Yorkshire +59 65 £42,500 +2.41% 3
South West +24 53 £45,000 +20.00%
Midlands -4 47 £39,000 -2.50% 1
North West +18 46 £45,000 +50.00% 1
West Midlands -2 33 £38,250 -4.38%
East Midlands +14 14 £55,250 +38.13% 1
Wales +12 13 £45,000 -
Scotland -21 5 £43,500 -17.92% 4
Northern Ireland - 2 £75,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 712 (100.00%) Cisco
2 376 (52.81%) Firewall
3 362 (50.84%) Cisco Certification
4 345 (48.46%) WAN
5 330 (46.35%) BGP
6 288 (40.45%) OSPF
7 284 (39.89%) CCNP
8 282 (39.61%) VPN
9 278 (39.04%) LAN
10 235 (33.01%) VMware
11 231 (32.44%) MPLS
12 226 (31.74%) Windows
13 210 (29.49%) Cisco ASA
14 201 (28.23%) Microsoft
15 197 (27.67%) Cisco Nexus
16 190 (26.69%) EIGRP
17 175 (24.58%) Data Centre
18 171 (24.02%) VoIP
19 164 (23.03%) Finance
20 163 (22.89%) F5
21 157 (22.05%) Linux
21 157 (22.05%) Active Directory
22 156 (21.91%) DNS
22 156 (21.91%) IPsec
23 155 (21.77%) Network Security
24 150 (21.07%) DHCP
25 143 (20.08%) Wireless
26 142 (19.94%) Juniper
27 139 (19.52%) VMware Infrastructure
28 138 (19.38%) CCNA

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 (8.71%) MS Exchange
2 39 (5.48%) CMS
3 33 (4.63%) Skype for Business
4 32 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 21 (2.95%) SharePoint
7 15 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (0.98%) IIS
10 6 (0.84%) Apache
11 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.56%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.56%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.28%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.14%) Confluence
13 1 (0.14%) uWSGI
Applications
1 41 (5.76%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.14%) Eikon
1 1 (0.14%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 54 (7.58%) Office 365
2 42 (5.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (4.07%) IaaS
4 22 (3.09%) PaaS
5 10 (1.40%) GitHub
6 7 (0.98%) SaaS
7 4 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.42%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.28%) Slack
9 2 (0.28%) Trello
10 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.14%) G Suite
10 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 376 (52.81%) Firewall
2 345 (48.46%) WAN
3 330 (46.35%) BGP
4 288 (40.45%) OSPF
5 282 (39.61%) VPN
6 278 (39.04%) LAN
7 231 (32.44%) MPLS
8 210 (29.49%) Cisco ASA
9 197 (27.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 190 (26.69%) EIGRP
11 171 (24.02%) VoIP
12 156 (21.91%) DNS
12 156 (21.91%) IPsec
13 155 (21.77%) Network Security
14 150 (21.07%) DHCP
15 143 (20.08%) Wireless
16 118 (16.57%) NX-OS
17 112 (15.73%) TCP/IP
18 110 (15.45%) VLAN
19 106 (14.89%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (5.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (0.56%) MongoDB
3 4 (0.56%) MySQL
3 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (0.42%) MariaDB
5 2 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.28%) Redis
5 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (3.37%) Jenkins
2 22 (3.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 17 (2.39%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.26%) JIRA
5 8 (1.12%) SoapUI
5 8 (1.12%) Zephyr
6 3 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.28%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.14%) Subversion
General
1 164 (23.03%) Finance
2 65 (9.13%) Banking
3 64 (8.99%) Telecoms
4 23 (3.23%) Financial Institution
5 14 (1.97%) Law
6 11 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.12%) Publishing
8 7 (0.98%) Automotive
8 7 (0.98%) Back Office
8 7 (0.98%) Retail
9 5 (0.70%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.56%) Advertising
11 3 (0.42%) Marketing
12 2 (0.28%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.28%) Billing
12 2 (0.28%) Electronics
12 2 (0.28%) Legal
12 2 (0.28%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.14%) Games
13 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 343 (48.17%) Network Engineer
2 138 (19.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 105 (14.75%) Senior Network Engineer
4 104 (14.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 48 (6.74%) Operations Engineer
6 47 (6.60%) Architect
7 42 (5.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 41 (5.76%) Analyst
9 40 (5.62%) Security Engineer
10 33 (4.63%) Network Operations Engineer
11 32 (4.49%) Design Engineer
11 32 (4.49%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 32 (4.49%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 31 (4.35%) Support Engineer
13 28 (3.93%) Systems Engineer
13 28 (3.93%) WAN Engineer
14 27 (3.79%) Network Security Engineer
14 27 (3.79%) Windows Engineer
15 23 (3.23%) Juniper Engineer
16 22 (3.09%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (10.67%) XMPP
2 37 (5.20%) 802.1X
3 29 (4.07%) HTML
4 26 (3.65%) XML
5 20 (2.81%) SAML
6 18 (2.53%) REST
7 17 (2.39%) CSS
8 10 (1.40%) WebSockets
9 9 (1.26%) .NET
10 8 (1.12%) JSON
10 8 (1.12%) SOAP
11 7 (0.98%) Web Services
12 3 (0.42%) Middleware
13 2 (0.28%) Ajax
13 2 (0.28%) Elastic Stack
13 2 (0.28%) Flask
13 2 (0.28%) Jinja
13 2 (0.28%) React
13 2 (0.28%) Regular Expression
14 1 (0.14%) PHP-FPM
Miscellaneous
1 175 (24.58%) Data Centre
2 49 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (6.04%) Clustering
4 38 (5.34%) Blackberry
5 37 (5.20%) Linux Command Line
6 36 (5.06%) Computer Science
7 30 (4.21%) Hedge funds
8 26 (3.65%) Private Cloud
9 25 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
10 24 (3.37%) PKI
11 17 (2.39%) Eurex
12 10 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.40%) Life Science
13 9 (1.26%) Management Information System
14 8 (1.12%) RSA SecurID
15 7 (0.98%) Fintech
15 7 (0.98%) iPad
16 6 (0.84%) Fat Client
16 6 (0.84%) Public Cloud
16 6 (0.84%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 226 (31.74%) Windows
2 157 (22.05%) Linux
3 120 (16.85%) Windows Server
4 93 (13.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 91 (12.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (7.30%) Windows 10
7 51 (7.16%) Windows 7
8 50 (7.02%) Android
9 47 (6.60%) Unix
10 37 (5.20%) CentOS
11 30 (4.21%) Mac OS X
12 24 (3.37%) Ubuntu
13 20 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (1.40%) Windows 8
15 9 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.84%) CatOS
17 5 (0.70%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
18 1 (0.14%) Solaris
18 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (14.61%) Load Balancing
2 98 (13.76%) ITIL
3 84 (11.80%) Network Design
4 65 (9.13%) Service Management
5 58 (8.15%) Mentoring
6 54 (7.58%) Network Monitoring
7 49 (6.88%) Kalman Filter
8 47 (6.60%) Network Management
9 36 (5.06%) High Availability
10 34 (4.78%) E-Commerce
11 33 (4.63%) Migration
12 32 (4.49%) Configuration Management
12 32 (4.49%) Root Cause Analysis
13 30 (4.21%) Line Management
13 30 (4.21%) Presales
14 29 (4.07%) Task Automation
15 27 (3.79%) Project Management
16 26 (3.65%) IT Strategy
16 26 (3.65%) ITSM
17 25 (3.51%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (11.10%) Python
2 53 (7.44%) PowerShell
3 47 (6.60%) SQL
4 43 (6.04%) Perl
5 26 (3.65%) C
6 25 (3.51%) Bash Shell
7 23 (3.23%) PHP
8 15 (2.11%) Java
9 9 (1.26%) Tcl
10 7 (0.98%) Ruby
11 6 (0.84%) C++
12 5 (0.70%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.56%) VBA
14 2 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 362 (50.84%) Cisco Certification
2 284 (39.89%) CCNP
3 138 (19.38%) CCNA
4 111 (15.59%) Degree
5 109 (15.31%) CCIE
6 50 (7.02%) Security Cleared
7 48 (6.74%) SC Cleared
8 47 (6.60%) CCVP
9 36 (5.06%) CCIP
10 31 (4.35%) JNCIP
11 30 (4.21%) CCDA
11 30 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 29 (4.07%) DV Cleared
13 25 (3.51%) CCNP Voice
14 22 (3.09%) MCSE
15 21 (2.95%) Computer Science Degree
16 18 (2.53%) CCSA
17 17 (2.39%) Network+ Certification
18 16 (2.25%) MCSA
19 15 (2.11%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.46%) SLA
2 17 (2.39%) PMO
3 16 (2.25%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.12%) QA
5 4 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 157 (22.05%) Active Directory
2 139 (19.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (6.46%) Hyper-V
4 23 (3.23%) Docker
5 13 (1.83%) Snort
6 12 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (1.54%) vSphere
7 11 (1.54%) XenApp
8 10 (1.40%) Firmware
9 7 (0.98%) pfSense
10 6 (0.84%) KVM
11 4 (0.56%) GPFS
11 4 (0.56%) LXC
11 4 (0.56%) VMware Server
11 4 (0.56%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.42%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.28%) vCloud
13 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 63 (8.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 51 (7.16%) Cisco UCCX
3 45 (6.32%) Cisco UCCE
4 40 (5.62%) SCCM
5 37 (5.20%) Nagios
6 31 (4.35%) Cacti
7 27 (3.79%) Puppet
8 26 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
9 24 (3.37%) Ansible
10 22 (3.09%) FortiGate
10 22 (3.09%) vCenter Server
11 21 (2.95%) Cisco LMS
11 21 (2.95%) Opsview
12 20 (2.81%) Juju
13 19 (2.67%) AirWatch
13 19 (2.67%) SCOM
14 12 (1.69%) SolarWinds Orion
15 9 (1.26%) WSUS
16 7 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
17 6 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 712 (100.00%) Cisco
2 235 (33.01%) VMware
3 201 (28.23%) Microsoft
4 163 (22.89%) F5
5 142 (19.94%) Juniper
6 133 (18.68%) CheckPoint
7 132 (18.54%) Palo Alto
8 75 (10.53%) Riverbed
9 64 (8.99%) Citrix
10 52 (7.30%) SolarWinds
11 44 (6.18%) Arista
12 42 (5.90%) Red Hat
13 40 (5.62%) Meraki
14 34 (4.78%) Fortinet
15 33 (4.63%) Bloomberg
15 33 (4.63%) HP
16 31 (4.35%) NetApp
17 30 (4.21%) Reuters
18 25 (3.51%) Dell
19 21 (2.95%) Apple