Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco IOS
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 845 642 776
Rank change year-on-year -203 +134 -52
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 208 134 270
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.22% 1.51% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 161 101 219
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £83,750 £79,200
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,250 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.18% -1.11% -

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 17,049 8,850 18,870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.39% 14.26% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 10,999 7,107 15,068
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Cisco IOS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco IOS in the UK

Cisco IOS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cisco IOS.

Salary trend for Cisco IOS in the UK

Cisco IOS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco IOS over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

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 18 January 2022. 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 -183 179 £50,000 +5.26% 38
London -161 119 £62,500 +8.70% 18
UK excluding London -178 75 £47,250 +6.18% 25
South East -116 19 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Work from Home -202 17 £50,000 -13.04% 8
Scotland -53 14 £62,500 +140.38% 3
South West -57 14 £47,500 +33.80% 5
North of England -128 13 £34,728 -21.07% 5
North West -85 8 £34,728 -23.67% 5
East of England -85 7 £32,000 -1.54% 1
Midlands -107 7 £38,162 +8.00% 5
Yorkshire -79 5 £52,500 +23.53%
West Midlands -73 4 £25,000 -45.05% 2
East Midlands -59 3 £47,500 +82.08% 3
Wales -41 1 £60,000 +4.35%

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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.

1 208 (100.00%) Cisco
2 94 (45.19%) Firewall
3 86 (41.35%) Microsoft
3 86 (41.35%) Windows
4 76 (36.54%) BGP
5 72 (34.62%) MPLS
6 67 (32.21%) Cisco Certification
7 61 (29.33%) Social Skills
8 59 (28.37%) Active Directory
9 58 (27.88%) WAN
9 58 (27.88%) Internet
10 57 (27.40%) Azure
11 53 (25.48%) Palo Alto
12 51 (24.52%) Microsoft 365
13 50 (24.04%) Video Conferencing
14 47 (22.60%) ITIL
14 47 (22.60%) Android
15 46 (22.12%) Problem-Solving
15 46 (22.12%) OSPF
16 45 (21.63%) Microsoft Office
17 44 (21.15%) VPN
18 43 (20.67%) DNS
19 41 (19.71%) CCNP
19 41 (19.71%) Network Design
20 40 (19.23%) TCP/IP
20 40 (19.23%) Wireless
20 40 (19.23%) Data Centre
21 39 (18.75%) F5
22 38 (18.27%) Windows 10
23 37 (17.79%) Finance

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 13 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.81%) SAS
3 8 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.88%) IIS
5 5 (2.40%) Confluence
6 4 (1.92%) Apache
7 2 (0.96%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.96%) WordPress
8 1 (0.48%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 45 (21.63%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.48%) 1Password
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.96%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 57 (27.40%) Azure
2 51 (24.52%) Microsoft 365
3 25 (12.02%) AWS
4 15 (7.21%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (5.29%) SaaS
6 10 (4.81%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (3.85%) Google Workspace
8 6 (2.88%) Cloudflare
9 5 (2.40%) GCP
10 4 (1.92%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 4 (1.92%) Power Platform
10 4 (1.92%) PowerApps
11 3 (1.44%) Azure Stack
11 3 (1.44%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.96%) IaaS
12 2 (0.96%) Rubrik
12 2 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.48%) GitHub
13 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (45.19%) Firewall
2 76 (36.54%) BGP
3 72 (34.62%) MPLS
4 58 (27.88%) Internet
4 58 (27.88%) WAN
5 46 (22.12%) OSPF
6 44 (21.15%) VPN
7 43 (20.67%) DNS
8 40 (19.23%) TCP/IP
8 40 (19.23%) Wireless
9 36 (17.31%) Cisco ASA
9 36 (17.31%) IOS XR
10 33 (15.87%) DHCP
11 27 (12.98%) Cisco Nexus
12 22 (10.58%) SD-WAN
12 22 (10.58%) Wi-Fi
13 21 (10.10%) IPv6
13 21 (10.10%) LAN
14 20 (9.62%) Cisco ISE
14 20 (9.62%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.40%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (14.90%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.81%) JIRA
3 5 (2.40%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.48%) GitLab
General
1 61 (29.33%) Social Skills
2 37 (17.79%) Finance
3 19 (9.13%) Banking
4 17 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.29%) Retail
6 9 (4.33%) Advertising
6 9 (4.33%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 6 (2.88%) Public Sector
8 5 (2.40%) French Language
8 5 (2.40%) Games
8 5 (2.40%) Legal
8 5 (2.40%) Police
9 4 (1.92%) Law
10 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.44%) Marketing
11 2 (0.96%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.48%) Back Office
12 1 (0.48%) Czech Language
12 1 (0.48%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 70 (33.65%) Network Engineer
2 33 (15.87%) Senior Network Engineer
3 24 (11.54%) Network Specialist
3 24 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 21 (10.10%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 21 (10.10%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
5 20 (9.62%) Desktop Support
6 17 (8.17%) Analyst
7 16 (7.69%) IT Support
8 13 (6.25%) Desktop Support Technician
8 13 (6.25%) Desktop Technician
8 13 (6.25%) Support Technician
9 12 (5.77%) Design Engineer
9 12 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (5.77%) Network Design Engineer
10 11 (5.29%) Support Analyst
11 10 (4.81%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (4.81%) Core Network Engineer
11 10 (4.81%) Desktop Engineer
11 10 (4.81%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (13.94%) JSON
1 29 (13.94%) XML
2 11 (5.29%) 802.1X
3 7 (3.37%) LDAP
4 6 (2.88%) Spine.js
5 2 (0.96%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.48%) .NET
6 1 (0.48%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.48%) ADSI
6 1 (0.48%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET Core
6 1 (0.48%) EDI
6 1 (0.48%) HTML
6 1 (0.48%) HTML5
6 1 (0.48%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 50 (24.04%) Video Conferencing
2 40 (19.23%) Data Centre
3 30 (14.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 21 (10.10%) Digital Signage
4 21 (10.10%) iPad
4 21 (10.10%) iPhone
5 20 (9.62%) Private Cloud
6 18 (8.65%) Blackberry
7 13 (6.25%) Management Information System
8 8 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (3.37%) Smartphone
10 6 (2.88%) NHS
11 5 (2.40%) Analytical Mindset
11 5 (2.40%) Cyberattack
12 4 (1.92%) Driving Licence
12 4 (1.92%) Eurex
12 4 (1.92%) Handset
12 4 (1.92%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.92%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.92%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 86 (41.35%) Windows
2 47 (22.60%) Android
3 38 (18.27%) Windows 10
4 25 (12.02%) Mac OS X
5 22 (10.58%) Windows Server
6 18 (8.65%) Mac OS
7 16 (7.69%) Linux
7 16 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 13 (6.25%) Windows 8
9 10 (4.81%) VMS
10 9 (4.33%) CatOS
10 9 (4.33%) Ubuntu
11 8 (3.85%) Windows Server 2019
12 7 (3.37%) CentOS
13 5 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (1.92%) Solaris
14 4 (1.92%) Unix
15 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2016
16 1 (0.48%) Debian
16 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (22.60%) ITIL
2 46 (22.12%) Problem-Solving
3 41 (19.71%) Network Design
4 35 (16.83%) Service Management
5 27 (12.98%) Disaster Recovery
6 24 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (9.62%) Broadcast Engineering
7 20 (9.62%) Creative Thinking
7 20 (9.62%) DDoS Mitigation
7 20 (9.62%) DevOps
8 19 (9.13%) Asset Management
9 18 (8.65%) Migration
9 18 (8.65%) Test Automation
10 15 (7.21%) Incident Management
11 14 (6.73%) Business Case
11 14 (6.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 14 (6.73%) Project Management
12 13 (6.25%) Time Management
13 11 (5.29%) Information Security
13 11 (5.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 37 (17.79%) Python
2 18 (8.65%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.81%) SQL
4 7 (3.37%) VBScript
5 6 (2.88%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.44%) C
7 2 (0.96%) R
7 2 (0.96%) Ruby
7 2 (0.96%) VB
8 1 (0.48%) Bash
8 1 (0.48%) Java
Qualifications
1 67 (32.21%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (19.71%) CCNP
3 29 (13.94%) CCIE
4 23 (11.06%) Degree
5 15 (7.21%) CCNA
6 13 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (4.81%) CCIE Data Center
7 10 (4.81%) CCIE Service Provider
8 8 (3.85%) Security Cleared
9 7 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.40%) Chartered Engineer
10 5 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.92%) JNCIP
12 2 (0.96%) CCDP
12 2 (0.96%) CCSE
13 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.69%) SLA
2 4 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (1.92%) GDPR
2 4 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.96%) GxP
4 1 (0.48%) JSP 440
System Software
1 59 (28.37%) Active Directory
2 32 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.81%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.40%) BitLocker
4 5 (2.40%) VMware Server
5 4 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.44%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.44%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 27 (12.98%) Microsoft Intune
2 20 (9.62%) SCCM
3 15 (7.21%) Jamf Pro
4 7 (3.37%) Cacti
5 5 (2.40%) vCenter Server
5 5 (2.40%) WSUS
6 4 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (1.92%) cPanel
6 4 (1.92%) IBM BigFix
7 3 (1.44%) Ansible
8 2 (0.96%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.96%) CASB
8 2 (0.96%) Puppet
8 2 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.96%) Terraform
9 1 (0.48%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.48%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.48%) Grafana
9 1 (0.48%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 208 (100.00%) Cisco
2 86 (41.35%) Microsoft
3 53 (25.48%) Palo Alto
4 39 (18.75%) F5
5 37 (17.79%) Apple
6 34 (16.35%) VMware
7 31 (14.90%) CheckPoint
8 29 (13.94%) Fortinet
9 25 (12.02%) Meraki
10 20 (9.62%) Extreme Networks
11 15 (7.21%) Citrix
11 15 (7.21%) SolarWinds
12 14 (6.73%) Aruba
12 14 (6.73%) Juniper
13 12 (5.77%) HP
14 10 (4.81%) Avaya
14 10 (4.81%) Google
15 9 (4.33%) Arista
15 9 (4.33%) IBM
16 8 (3.85%) Dell