Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco IOS
UK
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 700 609 646
Rank change year-on-year -91 +37 -2
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 520 645 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.38% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.97% 2.35% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 427 508 675
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £30,100
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% - +5.88%

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 26,414 27,453 34,522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.94% 16.15% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 21,015 22,396 28,658
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
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 26 April 2018.

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 26 April 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 -89 497 £57,500 +13.86% 51
UK excluding London -81 280 £55,000 +22.22% 26
London -89 224 £57,500 - 28
South East -65 87 £58,500 +17.00% 8
East of England +46 85 £65,000 +38.30% 3
North of England -7 48 £51,500 +24.10% 8
North West -6 37 £51,500 +60.94% 5
South West +13 36 £42,500 -2.30% 1
Midlands -64 17 £29,000 -35.56% 3
West Midlands -39 16 £32,000 -28.89% 2
Yorkshire -6 11 £50,000 +20.48% 2
Wales +7 5 £40,000 -11.11% 2
East Midlands -18 1 £29,000 -31.76% 1
Scotland -51 1 - - 1
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 520 (100.00%) Cisco
2 281 (54.04%) Firewall
3 271 (52.12%) Cisco Certification
4 262 (50.38%) WAN
5 231 (44.42%) CCNP
6 229 (44.04%) LAN
7 226 (43.46%) VMware
8 225 (43.27%) BGP
9 223 (42.88%) Cisco ASA
10 194 (37.31%) DNS
11 187 (35.96%) VPN
12 178 (34.23%) MPLS
13 174 (33.46%) OSPF
14 173 (33.27%) Cisco Nexus
15 167 (32.12%) CheckPoint
16 165 (31.73%) VMware Infrastructure
17 157 (30.19%) Data Centre
18 155 (29.81%) F5
19 153 (29.42%) Network Security
20 150 (28.85%) DHCP
21 147 (28.27%) Windows
22 144 (27.69%) NX-OS
23 140 (26.92%) Finance
24 122 (23.46%) Active Directory
25 118 (22.69%) Palo Alto
26 115 (22.12%) Juniper
27 107 (20.58%) EIGRP
28 104 (20.00%) Microsoft
29 102 (19.62%) NetScaler
30 100 (19.23%) Citrix

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 51 (9.81%) MS Exchange
2 26 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 19 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (3.46%) Confluence
5 15 (2.88%) CMS
6 14 (2.69%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.92%) nginx
7 10 (1.92%) OpenStack
7 10 (1.92%) Skype for Business
7 10 (1.92%) WebLogic
7 10 (1.92%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.54%) uWSGI
9 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.19%) IIS
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.19%) Site Server
Applications
1 37 (7.12%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.46%) MS Visio
3 16 (3.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (2.69%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.92%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 53 (10.19%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (10.00%) Office 365
3 42 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (3.27%) IaaS
5 14 (2.69%) Akamai
6 11 (2.12%) SaaS
7 10 (1.92%) GitHub
8 4 (0.77%) PaaS
9 3 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.58%) Slack
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.19%) G Suite
10 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.19%) Route 53
10 1 (0.19%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 281 (54.04%) Firewall
2 262 (50.38%) WAN
3 229 (44.04%) LAN
4 225 (43.27%) BGP
5 223 (42.88%) Cisco ASA
6 194 (37.31%) DNS
7 187 (35.96%) VPN
8 178 (34.23%) MPLS
9 174 (33.46%) OSPF
10 173 (33.27%) Cisco Nexus
11 153 (29.42%) Network Security
12 150 (28.85%) DHCP
13 144 (27.69%) NX-OS
14 107 (20.58%) EIGRP
15 102 (19.62%) NetScaler
16 100 (19.23%) IPsec
17 90 (17.31%) Wireless
18 84 (16.15%) SSL
19 81 (15.58%) TCP/IP
20 79 (15.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.12%) Big Data
3 10 (1.92%) MongoDB
3 10 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 9 (1.73%) MySQL
5 8 (1.54%) MariaDB
6 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 33 (6.35%) Sonatype Nexus
2 28 (5.38%) Git (software)
3 24 (4.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 18 (3.46%) JIRA
5 10 (1.92%) Gerrit
6 9 (1.73%) Subversion
7 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 140 (26.92%) Finance
2 34 (6.54%) Banking
3 32 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 27 (5.19%) Retail
5 18 (3.46%) Law
6 14 (2.69%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.73%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.54%) Marketing
9 7 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.35%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.96%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.77%) Legal
11 4 (0.77%) Military
12 3 (0.58%) Back Office
12 3 (0.58%) Electronics
13 1 (0.19%) Advertising
13 1 (0.19%) Automotive
13 1 (0.19%) Front Office
13 1 (0.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 223 (42.88%) Network Engineer
2 114 (21.92%) Senior Network Engineer
3 54 (10.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 51 (9.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 44 (8.46%) Systems Engineer
6 41 (7.88%) Network Security Specialist
6 41 (7.88%) Security Specialist
6 41 (7.88%) Support Engineer
7 40 (7.69%) Security Engineer
8 39 (7.50%) Network Specialist
9 38 (7.31%) Desktop Support
9 38 (7.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 31 (5.96%) Consultant
11 28 (5.38%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 28 (5.38%) Senior Network Security Specialist
11 28 (5.38%) Senior Network Specialist
11 28 (5.38%) Senior Security Specialist
12 27 (5.19%) Network Consultant
13 26 (5.00%) Analyst
13 26 (5.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (8.08%) HTML
1 42 (8.08%) XML
2 31 (5.96%) 802.1X
3 19 (3.65%) XMPP
4 15 (2.88%) LDAP
5 10 (1.92%) Middleware
5 10 (1.92%) RESTful
5 10 (1.92%) SOAP
5 10 (1.92%) Web Services
5 10 (1.92%) YAML
6 8 (1.54%) CSS
6 8 (1.54%) Django
6 8 (1.54%) FreeSWITCH
6 8 (1.54%) LEMP Stack
6 8 (1.54%) PHP-FPM
6 8 (1.54%) WSGI
7 4 (0.77%) SAML
8 3 (0.58%) POSIX
9 1 (0.19%) JSON
9 1 (0.19%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 157 (30.19%) Data Centre
2 78 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (7.12%) Blackberry
4 34 (6.54%) Hedge funds
5 27 (5.19%) Computer Science
6 23 (4.42%) Linux Command Line
7 20 (3.85%) Clustering
8 16 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (1.92%) Replication
10 9 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (1.54%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.54%) Private Cloud
11 8 (1.54%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.54%) Wiki
12 7 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
12 7 (1.35%) Driving Licence
12 7 (1.35%) iPad
13 5 (0.96%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.77%) iPhone
15 3 (0.58%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 147 (28.27%) Windows
2 98 (18.85%) Linux
3 86 (16.54%) Windows Server
4 65 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 60 (11.54%) Android
6 59 (11.35%) Windows 7
7 55 (10.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 43 (8.27%) Windows 10
9 23 (4.42%) Unix
10 19 (3.65%) CentOS
11 16 (3.08%) Ubuntu
12 15 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (2.69%) Mac OS
13 14 (2.69%) Mac OS X
14 11 (2.12%) Debian
15 10 (1.92%) Solaris
15 10 (1.92%) Windows 8
16 7 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (0.96%) openSUSE
17 5 (0.96%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (10.96%) Network Monitoring
2 53 (10.19%) Network Design
3 51 (9.81%) Problem-Solving
4 48 (9.23%) E-Commerce
5 47 (9.04%) Root Cause Analysis
6 46 (8.85%) ITIL
7 42 (8.08%) High Availability
8 40 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 40 (7.69%) Service Management
9 38 (7.31%) Load Balancing
10 35 (6.73%) Network Management
11 34 (6.54%) DevOps
12 33 (6.35%) Security Patching
13 32 (6.15%) Incident Management
14 30 (5.77%) Project Management
15 29 (5.58%) Multi-Factor Authentication
15 29 (5.58%) Two-Factor Authentication
16 28 (5.38%) Capacity Management
17 25 (4.81%) Security Architecture
18 24 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (16.35%) PowerShell
2 82 (15.77%) Python
3 51 (9.81%) SQL
4 25 (4.81%) Bash Shell
5 18 (3.46%) PHP
6 10 (1.92%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.54%) Perl
8 5 (0.96%) C
9 1 (0.19%) AWK
9 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 271 (52.12%) Cisco Certification
2 231 (44.42%) CCNP
3 77 (14.81%) CCIE
4 60 (11.54%) CCNA
5 59 (11.35%) Degree
6 33 (6.35%) Security Cleared
7 31 (5.96%) SC Cleared
8 30 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (4.81%) DV Cleared
10 21 (4.04%) CCDP
10 21 (4.04%) CCSE
10 21 (4.04%) CISSP
11 19 (3.65%) MCSE
12 15 (2.88%) CCVP
12 15 (2.88%) CLAS
13 14 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
14 8 (1.54%) MCSA
15 7 (1.35%) MCP
15 7 (1.35%) Numerate Degree
16 6 (1.15%) CCIE Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.96%) SLA
2 24 (4.62%) PMO
3 4 (0.77%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.77%) QA
4 3 (0.58%) GDPR
5 2 (0.38%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 165 (31.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 122 (23.46%) Active Directory
3 31 (5.96%) VMware ESXi
4 29 (5.58%) Hyper-V
5 28 (5.38%) XenApp
6 26 (5.00%) XenDesktop
7 21 (4.04%) vSphere
8 15 (2.88%) VMware NSX
8 15 (2.88%) XenServer
9 10 (1.92%) Docker
9 10 (1.92%) Samba
9 10 (1.92%) VirtualBox
10 9 (1.73%) Postfix
11 8 (1.54%) BIND 9
11 8 (1.54%) Firmware
11 8 (1.54%) Kamailio
12 5 (0.96%) NFS
13 4 (0.77%) StorNext
13 4 (0.77%) Xsan
14 2 (0.38%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 52 (10.00%) Puppet
2 47 (9.04%) Nagios
3 45 (8.65%) Cisco CUCM
4 28 (5.38%) AirWatch
4 28 (5.38%) Cisco UCCX
5 25 (4.81%) SCCM
6 24 (4.62%) Cisco LMS
6 24 (4.62%) Opsview
7 21 (4.04%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (3.85%) vRealize
9 19 (3.65%) Terraform
10 15 (2.88%) Ansible
10 15 (2.88%) Cisco UCCE
11 14 (2.69%) vCenter Server
12 13 (2.50%) FortiGate
13 11 (2.12%) Backup Exec
14 10 (1.92%) Cacti
14 10 (1.92%) Cisco Prime
14 10 (1.92%) Rancher
14 10 (1.92%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 520 (100.00%) Cisco
2 226 (43.46%) VMware
3 167 (32.12%) CheckPoint
4 155 (29.81%) F5
5 118 (22.69%) Palo Alto
6 115 (22.12%) Juniper
7 104 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 100 (19.23%) Citrix
9 54 (10.38%) Arista
10 52 (10.00%) Fortinet
11 51 (9.81%) Blue Coat
12 50 (9.62%) HP
13 45 (8.65%) Riverbed
14 38 (7.31%) Infoblox
15 34 (6.54%) Imperva
15 34 (6.54%) Meraki
16 33 (6.35%) Zscaler
17 29 (5.58%) SolarWinds
18 28 (5.38%) NetApp
19 27 (5.19%) Bloomberg