Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco IOS
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 699 599 693
Rank change year-on-year -100 +94 -33
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 478 706 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.41% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.95% 2.55% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 350 621 512
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £27,525
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%

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 24,523 27,696 32,026
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.90% 15.93% 16.82%
Number of salaries quoted 19,417 22,536 26,363
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco IOS in the UK

Cisco IOS
Top 14 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 15 October 2018. 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 -108 449 £50,000 -4.76% 54
UK excluding London -62 287 £45,000 - 38
London -94 171 £55,000 -8.33% 16
North of England -12 74 £45,000 +5.88% 14
South East -16 59 £53,750 +14.36% 7
Midlands +42 57 £39,000 -4.88% 5
South West +3 46 £42,500 -5.56% 6
North West -3 44 £44,500 -1.11% 10
East of England -35 41 £60,000 +9.09% 6
East Midlands +20 36 £45,000 +4.65% 1
Yorkshire +4 30 £47,500 +11.76% 4
West Midlands +26 21 £32,500 -16.67% 4
Scotland -1 8 - -
Wales -6 2 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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.

1 478 (100.00%) Cisco
2 284 (59.41%) Firewall
3 278 (58.16%) Cisco Certification
4 258 (53.97%) WAN
5 233 (48.74%) CCNP
6 230 (48.12%) BGP
7 228 (47.70%) LAN
8 194 (40.59%) Cisco Nexus
9 186 (38.91%) OSPF
10 176 (36.82%) VMware
11 171 (35.77%) Windows
12 168 (35.15%) Cisco ASA
13 160 (33.47%) NX-OS
14 151 (31.59%) MPLS
15 146 (30.54%) VMware Infrastructure
16 144 (30.13%) VPN
16 144 (30.13%) Data Centre
17 132 (27.62%) Network Security
18 117 (24.48%) Finance
19 116 (24.27%) Microsoft
19 116 (24.27%) Active Directory
20 114 (23.85%) CheckPoint
21 112 (23.43%) DNS
21 112 (23.43%) F5
22 110 (23.01%) TCP/IP
23 108 (22.59%) CCNA
24 103 (21.55%) Juniper
25 95 (19.87%) Linux
26 91 (19.04%) Python
27 88 (18.41%) Wireshark

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 39 (8.16%) MS Exchange
2 26 (5.44%) Skype for Business
3 13 (2.72%) WebLogic
4 12 (2.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (2.51%) Confluence
4 12 (2.51%) IIS
5 11 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (2.30%) OpenStack
5 11 (2.30%) WebSphere
6 10 (2.09%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.46%) CMS
8 5 (1.05%) Apache
8 5 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.42%) nginx
10 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 64 (13.39%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (8.37%) MS Visio
3 26 (5.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (4.18%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.42%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 11 (2.30%) Documaker
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 65 (13.60%) Office 365
2 43 (9.00%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (2.93%) IaaS
5 12 (2.51%) GitHub
6 6 (1.26%) Slack
7 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.63%) SaaS
8 2 (0.42%) G Suite
8 2 (0.42%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.42%) PaaS
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.21%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 284 (59.41%) Firewall
2 258 (53.97%) WAN
3 230 (48.12%) BGP
4 228 (47.70%) LAN
5 194 (40.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 186 (38.91%) OSPF
7 168 (35.15%) Cisco ASA
8 160 (33.47%) NX-OS
9 151 (31.59%) MPLS
10 144 (30.13%) VPN
11 132 (27.62%) Network Security
12 112 (23.43%) DNS
13 110 (23.01%) TCP/IP
14 88 (18.41%) Wireshark
15 82 (17.15%) Wireless
16 81 (16.95%) DHCP
17 77 (16.11%) NetScaler
18 75 (15.69%) EIGRP
19 70 (14.64%) IPsec
20 65 (13.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (8.37%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.51%) Big Data
3 11 (2.30%) MongoDB
3 11 (2.30%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.84%) MySQL
7 3 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 45 (9.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 28 (5.86%) Sonatype Nexus
3 14 (2.93%) JIRA
4 12 (2.51%) Git (software)
5 11 (2.30%) Gerrit
6 5 (1.05%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.21%) Subversion
7 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
General
1 117 (24.48%) Finance
2 53 (11.09%) Banking
3 38 (7.95%) Telecoms
4 37 (7.74%) Retail
5 26 (5.44%) Financial Institution
6 19 (3.97%) Law
7 18 (3.77%) Investment Banking
8 12 (2.51%) Multimedia
9 7 (1.46%) Legal
10 5 (1.05%) Back Office
10 5 (1.05%) Marketing
11 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.42%) Advertising
12 2 (0.42%) Electronics
12 2 (0.42%) Front Office
12 2 (0.42%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 225 (47.07%) Network Engineer
2 76 (15.90%) Senior Network Engineer
3 65 (13.60%) Cisco Engineer
4 58 (12.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 37 (7.74%) Security Engineer
6 36 (7.53%) Network Specialist
7 31 (6.49%) Network Security Engineer
8 30 (6.28%) Analyst
9 29 (6.07%) Network Security Specialist
9 29 (6.07%) Security Specialist
10 28 (5.86%) Desktop Support
11 27 (5.65%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 26 (5.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 26 (5.44%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
13 20 (4.18%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
13 20 (4.18%) Senior Network Specialist
13 20 (4.18%) Senior Security Engineer
14 19 (3.97%) Senior Network Security Engineer
15 18 (3.77%) LAN Engineer
15 18 (3.77%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.02%) 802.1X
2 15 (3.14%) XMPP
3 14 (2.93%) Web Services
4 11 (2.30%) Middleware
4 11 (2.30%) RESTful
4 11 (2.30%) SOAP
4 11 (2.30%) YAML
5 8 (1.67%) HTML
5 8 (1.67%) XML
6 6 (1.26%) Flash
7 5 (1.05%) .NET
7 5 (1.05%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (1.05%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.42%) CSS
9 1 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.21%) LDAP
9 1 (0.21%) RFC 2544
9 1 (0.21%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 144 (30.13%) Data Centre
2 66 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (6.69%) Video Conferencing
4 31 (6.49%) Blackberry
5 23 (4.81%) Management Information System
6 20 (4.18%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (2.93%) Hedge funds
8 12 (2.51%) Cyberthreat
9 9 (1.88%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.88%) iPhone
10 8 (1.67%) iPad
11 7 (1.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 7 (1.46%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.46%) PKI
12 6 (1.26%) BYOD
12 6 (1.26%) Clustering
12 6 (1.26%) Public Cloud
13 5 (1.05%) Digital Signage
13 5 (1.05%) NHS
14 4 (0.84%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 171 (35.77%) Windows
2 95 (19.87%) Linux
3 88 (18.41%) Windows Server
4 66 (13.81%) Android
5 61 (12.76%) Windows 7
6 57 (11.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 51 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (8.58%) Windows 10
9 26 (5.44%) Mac OS
10 19 (3.97%) Unix
10 19 (3.97%) Windows 8
11 13 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (2.51%) CentOS
13 11 (2.30%) Solaris
14 9 (1.88%) Mac OS X
14 9 (1.88%) SUSE
14 9 (1.88%) Ubuntu
15 6 (1.26%) Windows XP
16 5 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
17 3 (0.63%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (15.90%) ITIL
1 76 (15.90%) Problem-Solving
2 75 (15.69%) Service Management
3 68 (14.23%) Network Monitoring
4 58 (12.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 54 (11.30%) Load Balancing
6 53 (11.09%) Project Management
7 52 (10.88%) Capacity Management
8 49 (10.25%) Incident Management
8 49 (10.25%) Security Patching
9 44 (9.21%) High Availability
10 39 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 37 (7.74%) Network Design
12 35 (7.32%) IT Strategy
13 34 (7.11%) Kalman Filter
14 33 (6.90%) Network Management
15 26 (5.44%) Service Delivery
16 24 (5.02%) Migration
17 23 (4.81%) DevOps
17 23 (4.81%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (19.04%) Python
2 60 (12.55%) PowerShell
3 53 (11.09%) SQL
4 15 (3.14%) Perl
5 14 (2.93%) Bash Shell
6 12 (2.51%) JavaScript
6 12 (2.51%) PHP
7 9 (1.88%) VBScript
8 7 (1.46%) C
9 3 (0.63%) VB
10 2 (0.42%) Lisp
11 1 (0.21%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.21%) C#
11 1 (0.21%) Java
11 1 (0.21%) Ruby
11 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 278 (58.16%) Cisco Certification
2 233 (48.74%) CCNP
3 108 (22.59%) CCNA
4 76 (15.90%) CCIE
5 49 (10.25%) Degree
6 41 (8.58%) Security Cleared
7 39 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 31 (6.49%) SC Cleared
9 26 (5.44%) DV Cleared
9 26 (5.44%) MCSE
10 24 (5.02%) CCSA
11 22 (4.60%) CCSE
12 19 (3.97%) CISSP
13 16 (3.35%) CCDP
14 12 (2.51%) MCSA
15 11 (2.30%) A+ Certification
16 8 (1.67%) MCTS
16 8 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 7 (1.46%) CCIE Security
17 7 (1.46%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (12.34%) SLA
2 10 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 6 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.05%) PMO
5 3 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.42%) GDPR
6 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 146 (30.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 116 (24.27%) Active Directory
3 22 (4.60%) XenApp
4 20 (4.18%) vSphere
5 18 (3.77%) Hyper-V
5 18 (3.77%) XenDesktop
6 17 (3.56%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (2.51%) VirtualBox
8 11 (2.30%) Docker
8 11 (2.30%) Firmware
8 11 (2.30%) Samba
9 8 (1.67%) ProxySG
9 8 (1.67%) VMware NSX
10 6 (1.26%) KVM
10 6 (1.26%) NFS
11 5 (1.05%) pfSense
12 4 (0.84%) XenServer
13 2 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.21%) Postfix
14 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 70 (14.64%) Nagios
2 39 (8.16%) Cisco LMS
2 39 (8.16%) Opsview
3 37 (7.74%) Cisco CUCM
4 31 (6.49%) SCCM
5 30 (6.28%) Puppet
6 28 (5.86%) Cisco Prime
7 25 (5.23%) Cisco UCCX
8 17 (3.56%) Ansible
8 17 (3.56%) Nessus
9 15 (3.14%) TrustSec
10 14 (2.93%) AirWatch
11 13 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (2.72%) Terraform
12 11 (2.30%) Rancher
12 11 (2.30%) Sysdig
12 11 (2.30%) vRealize
13 10 (2.09%) FortiGate
14 9 (1.88%) QRadar
14 9 (1.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 478 (100.00%) Cisco
2 176 (36.82%) VMware
3 116 (24.27%) Microsoft
4 114 (23.85%) CheckPoint
5 112 (23.43%) F5
6 103 (21.55%) Juniper
7 71 (14.85%) Citrix
8 69 (14.44%) SolarWinds
9 57 (11.92%) Palo Alto
10 47 (9.83%) HP
11 41 (8.58%) Meraki
12 29 (6.07%) Apple
12 29 (6.07%) Infoblox
12 29 (6.07%) Riverbed
13 27 (5.65%) ServiceNow
14 26 (5.44%) Blue Coat
15 25 (5.23%) Fortinet
16 21 (4.39%) Arista
16 21 (4.39%) Google
17 20 (4.18%) Splunk