Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco IOS
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 656 597 623
Rank change year-on-year -59 +26 +21
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 558 698 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.39% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.12% 2.36% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 484 536 694
UK median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,343 £30,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -7.61% +2.22%

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 26,285 29,631 34,452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.18% 16.74% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 21,317 24,095 28,624
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 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 -56 533 £57,500 +27.78% 63
UK excluding London -97 277 £50,000 +17.65% 43
London -2 274 £60,000 +20.00% 21
East of England +65 80 £62,500 +38.89% 8
South East -94 69 £50,750 +6.84% 14
North of England -2 60 £44,000 +22.48% 12
North West -11 34 £45,000 +32.35% 10
South West +22 32 £42,500 -2.30% 3
Yorkshire +11 26 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Midlands -42 19 £29,000 -27.50% 5
East Midlands +3 10 £29,000 -27.50%
Wales +22 9 £42,500 -5.56%
West Midlands -22 9 £33,500 -16.25% 5
Scotland -52 7 £43,500 -8.42% 1
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £85,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 558 (100.00%) Cisco
2 330 (59.14%) Cisco Certification
3 310 (55.56%) Firewall
4 301 (53.94%) WAN
5 298 (53.41%) BGP
6 263 (47.13%) CCNP
7 251 (44.98%) LAN
8 224 (40.14%) OSPF
9 222 (39.78%) MPLS
10 216 (38.71%) VPN
10 216 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
11 199 (35.66%) EIGRP
12 190 (34.05%) Data Centre
13 172 (30.82%) Cisco Nexus
14 170 (30.47%) VMware
15 164 (29.39%) Finance
16 160 (28.67%) IPsec
17 155 (27.78%) Network Security
18 150 (26.88%) VoIP
18 150 (26.88%) Palo Alto
19 148 (26.52%) DNS
20 139 (24.91%) F5
21 134 (24.01%) CheckPoint
22 131 (23.48%) Wireless
23 127 (22.76%) Microsoft
24 124 (22.22%) DHCP
25 121 (21.68%) Active Directory
26 120 (21.51%) Windows
27 118 (21.15%) CCIE
28 112 (20.07%) NX-OS

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 58 (10.39%) CMS
2 31 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 29 (5.20%) Skype for Business
4 15 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (2.33%) nginx
5 13 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (1.79%) Confluence
6 10 (1.79%) uWSGI
7 6 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.90%) Apache
9 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.54%) IIS
9 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.36%) WordPress
11 1 (0.18%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.18%) Site Server
Applications
1 25 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 48 (8.60%) Office 365
2 36 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.61%) Akamai
4 9 (1.61%) GitHub
5 7 (1.25%) SaaS
6 5 (0.90%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.54%) IaaS
8 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.18%) G Suite
9 1 (0.18%) Slack
9 1 (0.18%) Trello
9 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 310 (55.56%) Firewall
2 301 (53.94%) WAN
3 298 (53.41%) BGP
4 251 (44.98%) LAN
5 224 (40.14%) OSPF
6 222 (39.78%) MPLS
7 216 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
7 216 (38.71%) VPN
8 199 (35.66%) EIGRP
9 172 (30.82%) Cisco Nexus
10 160 (28.67%) IPsec
11 155 (27.78%) Network Security
12 150 (26.88%) VoIP
13 148 (26.52%) DNS
14 131 (23.48%) Wireless
15 124 (22.22%) DHCP
16 112 (20.07%) NX-OS
17 93 (16.67%) TCP/IP
18 88 (15.77%) SSL
19 74 (13.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.51%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.79%) MariaDB
2 10 (1.79%) MySQL
3 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.18%) Big Data
5 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 24 (4.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 18 (3.23%) JIRA
3 17 (3.05%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.79%) Subversion
5 8 (1.43%) SoapUI
5 8 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (1.43%) Zephyr
6 2 (0.36%) Metasploit
General
1 164 (29.39%) Finance
2 77 (13.80%) Banking
3 39 (6.99%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.87%) Law
5 15 (2.69%) Retail
6 11 (1.97%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.25%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.08%) Games
9 6 (1.08%) Marketing
10 5 (0.90%) Legal
11 4 (0.72%) Automotive
12 3 (0.54%) Advertising
12 3 (0.54%) Electronics
13 2 (0.36%) Arabic Language
13 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.36%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.18%) Billing
14 1 (0.18%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 284 (50.90%) Network Engineer
2 117 (20.97%) Senior Network Engineer
3 102 (18.28%) Cisco Engineer
4 91 (16.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 51 (9.14%) Security Engineer
6 36 (6.45%) Analyst
7 34 (6.09%) Team Leader
8 30 (5.38%) Network Security Engineer
9 28 (5.02%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 28 (5.02%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 28 (5.02%) Systems Engineer
10 27 (4.84%) Architect
10 27 (4.84%) Network Team Leader
11 26 (4.66%) Network Operations Team Leader
11 26 (4.66%) Operations Team Leader
12 25 (4.48%) Consultant
12 25 (4.48%) Support Engineer
13 23 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 22 (3.94%) Operations Engineer
14 22 (3.94%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (12.37%) XMPP
2 46 (8.24%) HTML
3 42 (7.53%) XML
4 28 (5.02%) 802.1X
5 12 (2.15%) LDAP
6 11 (1.97%) CSS
7 10 (1.79%) Django
7 10 (1.79%) FreeSWITCH
7 10 (1.79%) LEMP Stack
7 10 (1.79%) PHP-FPM
7 10 (1.79%) WSGI
8 9 (1.61%) WebSockets
9 8 (1.43%) JSON
9 8 (1.43%) REST
9 8 (1.43%) SOAP
10 4 (0.72%) Web Services
11 3 (0.54%) .NET
11 3 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (0.54%) POSIX
11 3 (0.54%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 190 (34.05%) Data Centre
2 58 (10.39%) Clustering
3 52 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (8.96%) Computer Science
5 31 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
6 25 (4.48%) Video Conferencing
7 18 (3.23%) Blackberry
7 18 (3.23%) Private Cloud
8 16 (2.87%) Eurex
9 15 (2.69%) Hedge funds
10 12 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (2.15%) Replication
11 10 (1.79%) Wiki
12 6 (1.08%) iPhone
13 5 (0.90%) iPad
13 5 (0.90%) Life Science
13 5 (0.90%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.90%) PKI
13 5 (0.90%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.90%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 120 (21.51%) Windows
2 104 (18.64%) Linux
3 57 (10.22%) Windows Server
4 54 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (9.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (6.99%) Windows 7
7 32 (5.73%) Android
8 31 (5.56%) Unix
9 30 (5.38%) Windows 10
10 21 (3.76%) Mac OS X
11 17 (3.05%) Ubuntu
12 12 (2.15%) CentOS
12 12 (2.15%) Debian
12 12 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (1.97%) Mac OS
14 9 (1.61%) Windows 8
15 7 (1.25%) CatOS
16 4 (0.72%) SUSE
17 3 (0.54%) Solaris
17 3 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (12.37%) Load Balancing
2 66 (11.83%) Network Design
3 62 (11.11%) ITIL
4 60 (10.75%) Mentoring
5 54 (9.68%) Service Management
6 50 (8.96%) Network Management
6 50 (8.96%) Network Monitoring
7 45 (8.06%) E-Commerce
8 42 (7.53%) Line Management
9 33 (5.91%) Migration
10 31 (5.56%) Incident Management
11 28 (5.02%) Root Cause Analysis
12 26 (4.66%) Security Patching
13 25 (4.48%) Capacity Management
14 23 (4.12%) Configuration Management
15 20 (3.58%) Change Management
15 20 (3.58%) DevOps
15 20 (3.58%) Proactive Monitoring
15 20 (3.58%) Project Management
16 19 (3.41%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 76 (13.62%) Python
2 28 (5.02%) PowerShell
3 24 (4.30%) SQL
4 21 (3.76%) Bash Shell
5 19 (3.41%) Perl
6 14 (2.51%) PHP
7 12 (2.15%) Java
8 7 (1.25%) Tcl
9 6 (1.08%) C
10 4 (0.72%) C++
10 4 (0.72%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.72%) Ruby
11 2 (0.36%) AWK
12 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 330 (59.14%) Cisco Certification
2 263 (47.13%) CCNP
3 118 (21.15%) CCIE
4 89 (15.95%) CCNA
5 85 (15.23%) Degree
6 63 (11.29%) CCVP
7 37 (6.63%) Security Cleared
8 36 (6.45%) SC Cleared
9 30 (5.38%) Computer Science Degree
10 29 (5.20%) DV Cleared
11 27 (4.84%) CCNP Voice
12 24 (4.30%) CCDP
12 24 (4.30%) CCIP
13 23 (4.12%) JNCIP
14 22 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (3.23%) CCDE
16 16 (2.87%) CCDA
17 14 (2.51%) MCSE
18 12 (2.15%) Network+ Certification
19 11 (1.97%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.99%) SLA
2 32 (5.73%) PMO
3 10 (1.79%) QA
4 4 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.54%) GDPR
6 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 121 (21.68%) Active Directory
2 101 (18.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (3.94%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (3.41%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.15%) VMware NSX
6 10 (1.79%) BIND 9
6 10 (1.79%) Kamailio
6 10 (1.79%) Postfix
6 10 (1.79%) XenApp
7 9 (1.61%) vSphere
8 6 (1.08%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.90%) Docker
9 5 (0.90%) KVM
10 4 (0.72%) NFS
10 4 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.54%) Firmware
11 3 (0.54%) vCloud
12 2 (0.36%) Snort
13 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 94 (16.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 67 (12.01%) Cisco UCCX
3 64 (11.47%) Cisco UCCE
4 49 (8.78%) Nagios
5 36 (6.45%) Cacti
6 32 (5.73%) SCCM
7 25 (4.48%) Puppet
8 24 (4.30%) Cisco LMS
8 24 (4.30%) Opsview
9 16 (2.87%) SCOM
10 13 (2.33%) AirWatch
11 11 (1.97%) FortiGate
11 11 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
12 10 (1.79%) HAProxy
12 10 (1.79%) Munin
12 10 (1.79%) vCenter Server
13 9 (1.61%) Ansible
13 9 (1.61%) vRealize
14 4 (0.72%) Cisco CME
Vendors
1 558 (100.00%) Cisco
2 170 (30.47%) VMware
3 150 (26.88%) Palo Alto
4 139 (24.91%) F5
5 134 (24.01%) CheckPoint
6 127 (22.76%) Microsoft
7 87 (15.59%) Juniper
8 73 (13.08%) Citrix
9 65 (11.65%) Riverbed
10 59 (10.57%) Arista
11 49 (8.78%) Fortinet
12 44 (7.89%) Meraki
13 43 (7.71%) SolarWinds
14 32 (5.73%) Sourcefire
15 22 (3.94%) Dell
15 22 (3.94%) NICE Systems
16 20 (3.58%) HP
17 19 (3.41%) Apple
17 19 (3.41%) IronPort
18 16 (2.87%) Splunk