Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco IOS
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 696 665 613
Rank change year-on-year -31 -52 +17
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 442 569 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.33% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.94% 2.15% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 332 494 538
UK median annual salary £51,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.30% +27.78% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £28,343
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £64,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.26% +10.59% -7.61%

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 22,808 26,430 29,773
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.09% 15.26% 16.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17,857 21,437 24,192
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Cisco IOS in the UK

Cisco IOS
Top 13 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 17 January 2019. 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 -13 426 £50,000 -13.04% 85
UK excluding London +56 273 £45,000 -4.26% 72
London -74 158 £57,500 -4.17% 15
South East +38 75 £60,000 +18.23% 16
North of England +39 67 £50,000 +13.64% 14
Midlands +77 62 £32,500 +12.07% 17
North West +36 37 £52,500 +16.67% 6
East Midlands +38 35 £46,500 +60.34% 12
South West +11 35 £42,500 -2.86% 9
Yorkshire +24 30 £50,000 +17.65% 8
East of England -23 28 £62,500 - 14
West Midlands +65 27 £32,500 -2.99% 5
Scotland +6 6 £50,000 +14.94%

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT jobs citing Cisco IOS 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 Cisco IOS.

1 442 (100.00%) Cisco
2 285 (64.48%) Cisco Certification
3 276 (62.44%) Firewall
4 251 (56.79%) WAN
5 249 (56.33%) CCNP
6 239 (54.07%) BGP
7 209 (47.29%) LAN
8 201 (45.48%) OSPF
9 173 (39.14%) NX-OS
10 170 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
11 166 (37.56%) MPLS
12 160 (36.20%) Cisco ASA
13 158 (35.75%) Data Centre
14 134 (30.32%) F5
15 130 (29.41%) Windows
16 126 (28.51%) VPN
17 116 (26.24%) Network Security
18 114 (25.79%) CheckPoint
18 114 (25.79%) Wireless
19 107 (24.21%) VMware
19 107 (24.21%) CCIE
20 101 (22.85%) Juniper
21 95 (21.49%) CCNA
22 94 (21.27%) VoIP
23 93 (21.04%) Microsoft
24 91 (20.59%) Finance
24 91 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
25 80 (18.10%) EIGRP
26 76 (17.19%) IPsec
27 72 (16.29%) 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 32 (7.24%) Skype for Business
2 30 (6.79%) CMS
3 29 (6.56%) SharePoint
4 24 (5.43%) MS Exchange
5 23 (5.20%) IIS
6 13 (2.94%) Apache
7 10 (2.26%) Tomcat
7 10 (2.26%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.81%) WordPress
9 7 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.23%) Confluence
12 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 29 (6.56%) MS Visio
2 26 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (5.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (2.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 54 (12.22%) Office 365
2 28 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.45%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.23%) Cloudflare
5 1 (0.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 276 (62.44%) Firewall
2 251 (56.79%) WAN
3 239 (54.07%) BGP
4 209 (47.29%) LAN
5 201 (45.48%) OSPF
6 173 (39.14%) NX-OS
7 170 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
8 166 (37.56%) MPLS
9 160 (36.20%) Cisco ASA
10 126 (28.51%) VPN
11 116 (26.24%) Network Security
12 114 (25.79%) Wireless
13 94 (21.27%) VoIP
14 80 (18.10%) EIGRP
15 76 (17.19%) IPsec
16 71 (16.06%) DNS
16 71 (16.06%) TCP/IP
17 69 (15.61%) Wireshark
18 68 (15.38%) VLAN
19 67 (15.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.68%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.45%) MySQL
4 2 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (6.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (1.13%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.45%) JIRA
3 2 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.23%) FishEye
4 1 (0.23%) FogBugz
4 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
General
1 91 (20.59%) Finance
2 63 (14.25%) Banking
3 35 (7.92%) Retail
3 35 (7.92%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.39%) Marketing
5 10 (2.26%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.04%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.04%) Law
7 8 (1.81%) Legal
8 5 (1.13%) Electronics
8 5 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.90%) Advertising
10 2 (0.45%) Front Office
10 2 (0.45%) Publishing
11 1 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 219 (49.55%) Network Engineer
2 76 (17.19%) Cisco Engineer
3 54 (12.22%) Senior Network Engineer
4 45 (10.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 36 (8.14%) Security Engineer
6 31 (7.01%) Network Security Engineer
7 29 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 25 (5.66%) Lead Network Engineer
9 23 (5.20%) Network Specialist
10 21 (4.75%) Network Manager
11 18 (4.07%) NOC Engineer
12 15 (3.39%) Analyst
12 15 (3.39%) LAN Engineer
12 15 (3.39%) LAN/WAN Engineer
12 15 (3.39%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (3.39%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (3.39%) Voice Engineer
12 15 (3.39%) WAN Engineer
13 14 (3.17%) Consultant
13 14 (3.17%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (8.82%) XMPP
2 13 (2.94%) 802.1X
3 6 (1.36%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (1.13%) .NET
4 5 (1.13%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.45%) CSS
5 2 (0.45%) HTML
5 2 (0.45%) XML
6 1 (0.23%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.23%) Flash
6 1 (0.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 158 (35.75%) Data Centre
2 45 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.30%) Clustering
3 19 (4.30%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.07%) Video Conferencing
5 14 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (2.94%) PKI
7 11 (2.49%) Replication
8 10 (2.26%) Driving Licence
8 10 (2.26%) User Experience
9 9 (2.04%) BYOD
10 7 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (1.58%) NHS
11 6 (1.36%) EPoS
12 5 (1.13%) Blackberry
12 5 (1.13%) Digital Signage
12 5 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (1.13%) iPhone
13 4 (0.90%) Cyberthreat
13 4 (0.90%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 130 (29.41%) Windows
2 68 (15.38%) Linux
3 50 (11.31%) Windows Server
4 38 (8.60%) Android
5 31 (7.01%) Windows 10
6 27 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (5.20%) Unix
8 19 (4.30%) Windows 7
9 18 (4.07%) Mac OS
9 18 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (2.26%) Windows 8
11 8 (1.81%) Mac OS X
12 7 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (1.36%) SUSE
14 5 (1.13%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.45%) CentOS
16 2 (0.45%) openSUSE
16 2 (0.45%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (14.25%) ITIL
2 60 (13.57%) Problem-Solving
3 55 (12.44%) Service Management
4 53 (11.99%) Change Management
5 51 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
6 41 (9.28%) Load Balancing
7 40 (9.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 40 (9.05%) Security Patching
8 39 (8.82%) Mentoring
9 38 (8.60%) IT Strategy
9 38 (8.60%) Project Management
10 37 (8.37%) Incident Management
10 37 (8.37%) Migration
11 36 (8.14%) Time Management
12 34 (7.69%) Line Management
13 33 (7.47%) Root Cause Analysis
14 32 (7.24%) Capacity Management
15 30 (6.79%) Network Design
16 24 (5.43%) Infrastructure Transformation
17 23 (5.20%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (11.31%) Python
2 34 (7.69%) SQL
3 27 (6.11%) PowerShell
4 8 (1.81%) Perl
5 5 (1.13%) C
6 4 (0.90%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.90%) Java
7 2 (0.45%) Lisp
7 2 (0.45%) VBScript
8 1 (0.23%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.23%) C#
8 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.23%) PHP
8 1 (0.23%) Ruby
8 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 285 (64.48%) Cisco Certification
2 249 (56.33%) CCNP
3 107 (24.21%) CCIE
4 95 (21.49%) CCNA
5 41 (9.28%) Security Cleared
6 35 (7.92%) SC Cleared
7 34 (7.69%) Degree
8 27 (6.11%) CCVP
9 24 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (4.75%) DV Cleared
11 16 (3.62%) CCNP Voice
12 15 (3.39%) CCIE Security
13 14 (3.17%) MCSE
14 10 (2.26%) CCSA
15 9 (2.04%) CCSE
16 8 (1.81%) JNCIE
16 8 (1.81%) MCSA
16 8 (1.81%) Network+ Certification
17 6 (1.36%) CCDP
17 6 (1.36%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (12.22%) SLA
2 14 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 10 (2.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.58%) PMO
5 4 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 91 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 28 (6.33%) Hyper-V
4 16 (3.62%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (2.94%) VMware NSX
6 11 (2.49%) XenApp
7 10 (2.26%) Firmware
8 9 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
9 8 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (1.58%) ProxySG
11 5 (1.13%) KVM
12 4 (0.90%) vSphere
13 3 (0.68%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.45%) NFS
15 1 (0.23%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 60 (13.57%) Nagios
2 56 (12.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 39 (8.82%) Cisco UCCX
4 35 (7.92%) Cisco Prime
5 27 (6.11%) Cisco LMS
5 27 (6.11%) Cisco UCCE
5 27 (6.11%) Opsview
6 25 (5.66%) SCCM
7 19 (4.30%) Nessus
8 9 (2.04%) QRadar
9 7 (1.58%) AirWatch
9 7 (1.58%) WSUS
10 6 (1.36%) Ansible
11 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (1.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 5 (1.13%) OpenVAS
11 5 (1.13%) SCOM
12 4 (0.90%) FortiGate
12 4 (0.90%) Puppet
13 3 (0.68%) RANCID
Vendors
1 442 (100.00%) Cisco
2 134 (30.32%) F5
3 114 (25.79%) CheckPoint
4 107 (24.21%) VMware
5 101 (22.85%) Juniper
6 93 (21.04%) Microsoft
7 72 (16.29%) Palo Alto
8 59 (13.35%) SolarWinds
9 51 (11.54%) Meraki
10 33 (7.47%) Riverbed
11 29 (6.56%) Citrix
12 26 (5.88%) Fortinet
13 25 (5.66%) Apple
14 24 (5.43%) Red Box
15 20 (4.52%) HP
16 18 (4.07%) Avaya
16 18 (4.07%) BT
17 17 (3.85%) Speakerbus
18 16 (3.62%) Google
18 16 (3.62%) Splunk