Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco IOS
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 608 637 638
Rank change year-on-year +29 +1 +47
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 682 706 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.42% 2.19% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 603 554 711
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,900 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,250 £45,500
% change year-on-year +6.51% -7.14% +7.06%

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 28198 32234 36127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.65% 16.98% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22825 26351 29897
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,250 £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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco IOS in the UK

Cisco IOS
Top 16 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 23 November 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 +15 653 £53,500 +18.89% 22
UK excluding London +1 353 £45,000 +6.51% 14
London +20 323 £60,000 +20.00% 10
North of England +58 100 £42,500 +14.86% 5
East of England +65 96 £57,500 +35.29% 2
South East -60 69 £47,000 +4.44% 2
Yorkshire +54 54 £42,500 +2.41% 3
North West +8 46 £45,000 +32.35% 2
South West +21 39 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Midlands -45 27 £29,000 -27.50% 1
West Midlands -20 14 £37,500 -2.60%
Wales +25 13 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands -2 13 £29,000 -27.50% 1
Scotland -26 7 £43,500 -8.42% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £75,000 -
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 682 (100.00%) Cisco
2 373 (54.69%) Cisco Certification
3 364 (53.37%) WAN
3 364 (53.37%) Firewall
4 343 (50.29%) BGP
5 296 (43.40%) LAN
5 296 (43.40%) CCNP
6 275 (40.32%) OSPF
7 251 (36.80%) VPN
8 245 (35.92%) MPLS
9 233 (34.16%) Cisco ASA
10 222 (32.55%) VMware
11 221 (32.40%) EIGRP
12 202 (29.62%) Cisco Nexus
13 195 (28.59%) Data Centre
13 195 (28.59%) Microsoft
14 189 (27.71%) VoIP
14 189 (27.71%) Windows
15 185 (27.13%) Finance
16 177 (25.95%) IPsec
17 167 (24.49%) Network Security
18 165 (24.19%) Active Directory
19 164 (24.05%) DNS
20 148 (21.70%) DHCP
20 148 (21.70%) Wireless
21 145 (21.26%) F5
22 141 (20.67%) Linux
23 139 (20.38%) Palo Alto
24 136 (19.94%) VMware Infrastructure
25 130 (19.06%) CheckPoint

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 60 (8.80%) CMS
2 54 (7.92%) MS Exchange
3 38 (5.57%) Skype for Business
4 24 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (2.93%) SharePoint
6 15 (2.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 15 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (1.47%) nginx
8 8 (1.17%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (1.03%) Confluence
9 7 (1.03%) uWSGI
10 5 (0.73%) Apache
10 5 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.73%) IIS
10 5 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.29%) WordPress
12 1 (0.15%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.15%) Site Server
Applications
1 39 (5.72%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.15%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 68 (9.97%) Office 365
2 50 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (4.99%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (3.08%) IaaS
5 18 (2.64%) PaaS
6 10 (1.47%) GitHub
7 9 (1.32%) SaaS
8 5 (0.73%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.44%) Akamai
10 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.29%) Slack
10 2 (0.29%) Trello
11 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.15%) G Suite
11 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 364 (53.37%) Firewall
1 364 (53.37%) WAN
2 343 (50.29%) BGP
3 296 (43.40%) LAN
4 275 (40.32%) OSPF
5 251 (36.80%) VPN
6 245 (35.92%) MPLS
7 233 (34.16%) Cisco ASA
8 221 (32.40%) EIGRP
9 202 (29.62%) Cisco Nexus
10 189 (27.71%) VoIP
11 177 (25.95%) IPsec
12 167 (24.49%) Network Security
13 164 (24.05%) DNS
14 148 (21.70%) DHCP
14 148 (21.70%) Wireless
15 112 (16.42%) NX-OS
16 109 (15.98%) TCP/IP
17 91 (13.34%) SSL
17 91 (13.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (5.28%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.17%) MySQL
3 7 (1.03%) MariaDB
4 5 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.29%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (3.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 16 (2.35%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.20%) JIRA
4 14 (2.05%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.17%) SoapUI
5 8 (1.17%) Zephyr
6 7 (1.03%) Subversion
7 5 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.29%) Metasploit
General
1 185 (27.13%) Finance
2 78 (11.44%) Banking
3 58 (8.50%) Telecoms
4 19 (2.79%) Financial Institution
5 17 (2.49%) Law
6 10 (1.47%) Retail
7 9 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.03%) Games
9 6 (0.88%) Automotive
9 6 (0.88%) Publishing
10 5 (0.73%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.73%) Marketing
11 4 (0.59%) Advertising
12 3 (0.44%) Electronics
13 2 (0.29%) Arabic Language
13 2 (0.29%) Billing
13 2 (0.29%) Legal
13 2 (0.29%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.15%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 322 (47.21%) Network Engineer
2 128 (18.77%) Cisco Engineer
3 105 (15.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 100 (14.66%) Senior Network Engineer
5 53 (7.77%) Security Engineer
6 44 (6.45%) Architect
7 39 (5.72%) Analyst
7 39 (5.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 38 (5.57%) Operations Engineer
9 35 (5.13%) Team Leader
10 32 (4.69%) Network Security Engineer
11 31 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
12 29 (4.25%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 29 (4.25%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
13 27 (3.96%) Network Team Leader
14 26 (3.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 26 (3.81%) Network Operations Engineer
15 24 (3.52%) Support Engineer
16 23 (3.37%) Consultant
16 23 (3.37%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (13.20%) XMPP
2 39 (5.72%) HTML
3 35 (5.13%) XML
4 34 (4.99%) 802.1X
5 19 (2.79%) SAML
6 12 (1.76%) CSS
7 10 (1.47%) WebSockets
8 8 (1.17%) JSON
8 8 (1.17%) REST
8 8 (1.17%) SOAP
8 8 (1.17%) Web Services
9 7 (1.03%) Django
9 7 (1.03%) FreeSWITCH
9 7 (1.03%) LEMP Stack
9 7 (1.03%) PHP-FPM
9 7 (1.03%) WSGI
10 4 (0.59%) .NET
11 3 (0.44%) FIX Protocol
12 2 (0.29%) Ajax
12 2 (0.29%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 195 (28.59%) Data Centre
2 63 (9.24%) Clustering
3 52 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (7.33%) Computer Science
5 39 (5.72%) Linux Command Line
6 29 (4.25%) Video Conferencing
7 26 (3.81%) Blackberry
8 24 (3.52%) PKI
9 23 (3.37%) Eurex
9 23 (3.37%) Private Cloud
10 18 (2.64%) Hedge funds
11 13 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.47%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.32%) Replication
14 7 (1.03%) Fintech
14 7 (1.03%) Life Science
14 7 (1.03%) Wiki
15 6 (0.88%) RSA SecurID
16 5 (0.73%) iPhone
16 5 (0.73%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 189 (27.71%) Windows
2 141 (20.67%) Linux
3 93 (13.64%) Windows Server
4 89 (13.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 83 (12.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (7.77%) Windows 7
7 46 (6.74%) Android
8 44 (6.45%) Windows 10
9 41 (6.01%) Unix
10 33 (4.84%) Mac OS X
11 24 (3.52%) CentOS
12 22 (3.23%) Ubuntu
13 19 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (2.05%) Windows 8
15 9 (1.32%) CatOS
15 9 (1.32%) Mac OS
16 8 (1.17%) Debian
17 3 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.44%) Solaris
17 3 (0.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (14.52%) ITIL
2 86 (12.61%) Load Balancing
3 79 (11.58%) Network Design
4 70 (10.26%) Service Management
5 59 (8.65%) Mentoring
6 58 (8.50%) Network Monitoring
7 50 (7.33%) Network Management
8 46 (6.74%) E-Commerce
8 46 (6.74%) Line Management
9 41 (6.01%) Migration
10 34 (4.99%) Kalman Filter
11 31 (4.55%) Incident Management
11 31 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
12 29 (4.25%) Configuration Management
13 28 (4.11%) Project Management
14 27 (3.96%) Capacity Management
15 26 (3.81%) Security Patching
16 24 (3.52%) Change Management
16 24 (3.52%) High Availability
16 24 (3.52%) Network Packet Analysis
Programming Languages
1 84 (12.32%) Python
2 43 (6.30%) SQL
3 38 (5.57%) PowerShell
4 27 (3.96%) Perl
5 26 (3.81%) Bash Shell
6 19 (2.79%) PHP
7 15 (2.20%) C
7 15 (2.20%) Java
8 8 (1.17%) Tcl
9 7 (1.03%) C++
9 7 (1.03%) Ruby
10 4 (0.59%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.29%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.29%) VBA
12 1 (0.15%) AWK
Qualifications
1 373 (54.69%) Cisco Certification
2 296 (43.40%) CCNP
3 128 (18.77%) CCIE
4 119 (17.45%) CCNA
5 112 (16.42%) Degree
6 65 (9.53%) CCVP
7 49 (7.18%) Security Cleared
8 47 (6.89%) SC Cleared
9 38 (5.57%) CCIP
10 34 (4.99%) JNCIP
11 32 (4.69%) CCNP Voice
12 31 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
13 30 (4.40%) DV Cleared
14 26 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
15 22 (3.23%) CCDA
15 22 (3.23%) CCDP
16 21 (3.08%) MCSE
16 21 (3.08%) Network+ Certification
17 18 (2.64%) CCDE
18 17 (2.49%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.16%) SLA
2 30 (4.40%) PMO
3 9 (1.32%) QA
4 7 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) GDPR
System Software
1 165 (24.19%) Active Directory
2 136 (19.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (5.43%) Hyper-V
4 18 (2.64%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (2.20%) Docker
5 15 (2.20%) vSphere
6 13 (1.91%) XenApp
7 7 (1.03%) BIND 9
7 7 (1.03%) Kamailio
7 7 (1.03%) Postfix
7 7 (1.03%) VMware NSX
7 7 (1.03%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.88%) Firmware
8 6 (0.88%) KVM
8 6 (0.88%) Snort
9 4 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.44%) vCloud
10 3 (0.44%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.29%) NFS
11 2 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 97 (14.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 73 (10.70%) Cisco UCCX
3 67 (9.82%) Cisco UCCE
4 52 (7.62%) Nagios
5 50 (7.33%) SCCM
6 45 (6.60%) Cacti
7 25 (3.67%) Puppet
8 24 (3.52%) Cisco LMS
8 24 (3.52%) Opsview
9 20 (2.93%) SCOM
10 17 (2.49%) Ansible
10 17 (2.49%) FortiGate
10 17 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
11 16 (2.35%) AirWatch
12 14 (2.05%) vCenter Server
13 12 (1.76%) Juju
14 8 (1.17%) Cisco Prime
14 8 (1.17%) HAProxy
15 7 (1.03%) Munin
15 7 (1.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 682 (100.00%) Cisco
2 222 (32.55%) VMware
3 195 (28.59%) Microsoft
4 145 (21.26%) F5
5 139 (20.38%) Palo Alto
6 130 (19.06%) CheckPoint
7 114 (16.72%) Juniper
8 77 (11.29%) Citrix
9 69 (10.12%) Riverbed
10 59 (8.65%) Arista
11 52 (7.62%) SolarWinds
12 51 (7.48%) Meraki
13 44 (6.45%) Fortinet
14 27 (3.96%) Dell
14 27 (3.96%) NICE Systems
15 26 (3.81%) Apple
15 26 (3.81%) Red Hat
16 25 (3.67%) HP
17 23 (3.37%) NetApp
17 23 (3.37%) Sourcefire