Period
to 19 October 2019

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 19 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco IOS
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 777 722 623
Rank change year-on-year -55 -99 +71
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 297 475 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.29% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.40% 1.94% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 232 344 620
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21,197 24,522 27,795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.56% 14.88% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16,265 19,417 22,612
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 19 October 2019.

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 19 October 2019. 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 -53 287 £50,000 - 49
UK excluding London -44 161 £45,000 - 27
London +56 132 £53,750 -2.27% 24
Midlands +31 47 £35,000 -10.26% 10
North of England +4 44 £45,000 - 6
South East +19 38 £55,000 +2.33% 5
East Midlands +24 33 £29,000 -35.56% 7
Yorkshire +1 25 £45,000 -5.26% 3
South West -10 15 £47,500 +11.76% 4
West Midlands +34 14 £36,250 +11.54% 3
North West +12 14 £41,250 -4.62% 3
East of England +37 10 £60,000 -
Scotland +15 7 £32,500 - 2
North East - 5 - -

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, 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.

1 297 (100.00%) Cisco
2 167 (56.23%) Firewall
3 146 (49.16%) Cisco Certification
4 123 (41.41%) CCNP
5 121 (40.74%) BGP
6 120 (40.40%) LAN
7 111 (37.37%) Windows
8 110 (37.04%) WAN
9 107 (36.03%) OSPF
9 107 (36.03%) Cisco ASA
10 97 (32.66%) VPN
11 84 (28.28%) Office 365
12 81 (27.27%) CCNA
13 78 (26.26%) Microsoft
14 77 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
14 77 (25.93%) NX-OS
15 75 (25.25%) MPLS
16 74 (24.92%) Data Centre
17 69 (23.23%) Azure
18 63 (21.21%) Wireless
19 62 (20.88%) Juniper
19 62 (20.88%) DNS
20 59 (19.87%) Active Directory
21 58 (19.53%) CheckPoint
21 58 (19.53%) VMware
21 58 (19.53%) Palo Alto
22 56 (18.86%) Windows Server
23 54 (18.18%) Windows 10
23 54 (18.18%) SAN
23 54 (18.18%) ITIL

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 42 (14.14%) MS Exchange
2 26 (8.75%) Skype for Business
3 9 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (2.69%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.02%) IIS
6 4 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.35%) Jupyter
6 4 (1.35%) nginx
7 2 (0.67%) WordPress
8 1 (0.34%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (11.45%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (4.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 84 (28.28%) Office 365
2 69 (23.23%) Azure
3 43 (14.48%) AWS
4 7 (2.36%) IaaS
4 7 (2.36%) PaaS
4 7 (2.36%) SaaS
5 6 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.68%) G Suite
6 5 (1.68%) OneDrive
7 4 (1.35%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 4 (1.35%) GCP
8 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.34%) Akamai
8 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 167 (56.23%) Firewall
2 121 (40.74%) BGP
3 120 (40.40%) LAN
4 110 (37.04%) WAN
5 107 (36.03%) Cisco ASA
5 107 (36.03%) OSPF
6 97 (32.66%) VPN
7 77 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
7 77 (25.93%) NX-OS
8 75 (25.25%) MPLS
9 63 (21.21%) Wireless
10 62 (20.88%) DNS
11 54 (18.18%) SAN
12 49 (16.50%) TCP/IP
13 45 (15.15%) IPsec
14 42 (14.14%) DHCP
15 31 (10.44%) Internet
16 30 (10.10%) VoIP
17 28 (9.43%) Cisco Firepower
17 28 (9.43%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.35%) InfluxDB
3 4 (1.35%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.35%) MySQL
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (6.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (1.35%) Redmine
3 2 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
General
1 52 (17.51%) Finance
2 16 (5.39%) Banking
3 9 (3.03%) Law
4 8 (2.69%) Front Office
4 8 (2.69%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.69%) Retail
5 7 (2.36%) Public Sector
6 5 (1.68%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.35%) Marketing
7 4 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.01%) German Language
8 3 (1.01%) Legal
9 2 (0.67%) Back Office
10 1 (0.34%) Billing
10 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.34%) French Language
10 1 (0.34%) Military
10 1 (0.34%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 145 (48.82%) Network Engineer
2 38 (12.79%) Senior Network Engineer
3 27 (9.09%) Lead Network Engineer
4 24 (8.08%) IT Support
4 24 (8.08%) Support Engineer
5 23 (7.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (7.07%) Network Support
7 18 (6.06%) Consultant
7 18 (6.06%) Network Consultant
8 17 (5.72%) Cisco Engineer
8 17 (5.72%) IT Engineer
9 16 (5.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 14 (4.71%) Network Support Engineer
11 12 (4.04%) Analyst
11 12 (4.04%) Senior IT Support
12 11 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
13 10 (3.37%) DevOps Engineer
14 9 (3.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 9 (3.03%) Network Security Engineer
14 9 (3.03%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.10%) 802.1X
2 9 (3.03%) XMPP
3 8 (2.69%) LDAP
4 7 (2.36%) MAPI
5 4 (1.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (1.35%) Dask
5 4 (1.35%) Django
5 4 (1.35%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (1.35%) NumPy
5 4 (1.35%) Pandas
5 4 (1.35%) POSIX
5 4 (1.35%) Protocol Buffers
5 4 (1.35%) Qt
5 4 (1.35%) SciPy
5 4 (1.35%) ZeroMQ
6 3 (1.01%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.67%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.34%) HTML
8 1 (0.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 74 (24.92%) Data Centre
2 17 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.05%) Blackberry
3 15 (5.05%) Video Conferencing
4 14 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.69%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.36%) Replication
8 6 (2.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (2.02%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.35%) Derivative
9 4 (1.35%) Eurex
9 4 (1.35%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.35%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.67%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.67%) Cybercrime
11 2 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.67%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 111 (37.37%) Windows
2 56 (18.86%) Windows Server
3 54 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 42 (14.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (13.80%) Linux
6 39 (13.13%) Windows 7
6 39 (13.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (11.78%) Android
8 23 (7.74%) CatOS
9 21 (7.07%) Unix
10 18 (6.06%) Mac OS
11 8 (2.69%) Mac OS X
12 7 (2.36%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.68%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.67%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.67%) Solaris
15 1 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (18.18%) ITIL
2 38 (12.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 32 (10.77%) Network Design
4 31 (10.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 28 (9.43%) Migration
6 26 (8.75%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 26 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (8.75%) Project Management
7 24 (8.08%) DevOps
7 24 (8.08%) ITIL V3
7 24 (8.08%) Network Monitoring
8 23 (7.74%) Analytics
9 22 (7.41%) IT Strategy
9 22 (7.41%) SIEM
10 20 (6.73%) Project Delivery
10 20 (6.73%) Service Delivery
10 20 (6.73%) Technical Leadership
11 19 (6.40%) Data Analytics
11 19 (6.40%) Load Balancing
12 18 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (11.11%) Python
2 23 (7.74%) PowerShell
3 22 (7.41%) C
4 14 (4.71%) SQL
5 12 (4.04%) VBA
6 6 (2.02%) Perl
7 5 (1.68%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.35%) C#
8 4 (1.35%) C++
8 4 (1.35%) F#
8 4 (1.35%) Haskell
8 4 (1.35%) Julia
8 4 (1.35%) MATLAB
8 4 (1.35%) OCaml
8 4 (1.35%) R
8 4 (1.35%) Ruby
9 2 (0.67%) VBScript
10 1 (0.34%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 146 (49.16%) Cisco Certification
2 123 (41.41%) CCNP
3 81 (27.27%) CCNA
4 32 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (9.09%) Degree
6 22 (7.41%) CCIE
7 16 (5.39%) MCSE
8 13 (4.38%) Security Cleared
9 11 (3.70%) MCITP
10 9 (3.03%) SC Cleared
11 7 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (2.02%) DV Cleared
13 5 (1.68%) CCSA
13 5 (1.68%) CCSE
14 4 (1.35%) CCA
14 4 (1.35%) CCEA
14 4 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (1.35%) JNCIP
14 4 (1.35%) JNCIS
14 4 (1.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.73%) SLA
2 3 (1.01%) PMO
3 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 59 (19.87%) Active Directory
2 31 (10.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (8.08%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (6.06%) VMware NSX
5 17 (5.72%) Hyper-V
6 10 (3.37%) XenDesktop
7 7 (2.36%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 7 (2.36%) XenApp
8 5 (1.68%) BitLocker
9 4 (1.35%) vCloud
10 3 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (8.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 23 (7.74%) SCCM
3 20 (6.73%) Cisco Prime
4 16 (5.39%) FortiGate
5 15 (5.05%) RANCID
6 12 (4.04%) Microsoft Intune
7 9 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (2.69%) Cisco UCCX
8 8 (2.69%) SCOM
8 8 (2.69%) vCenter Server
9 7 (2.36%) Jamf Pro
9 7 (2.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 5 (1.68%) WhatsUp Gold
11 4 (1.35%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (1.35%) Icinga
11 4 (1.35%) Prometheus
12 3 (1.01%) Ansible
12 3 (1.01%) Backup Exec
12 3 (1.01%) Nagios
13 2 (0.67%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 297 (100.00%) Cisco
2 78 (26.26%) Microsoft
3 62 (20.88%) Juniper
4 58 (19.53%) CheckPoint
4 58 (19.53%) Palo Alto
4 58 (19.53%) VMware
5 42 (14.14%) Apple
5 42 (14.14%) SolarWinds
6 39 (13.13%) Citrix
7 36 (12.12%) F5
8 33 (11.11%) Fortinet
9 31 (10.44%) HP
10 30 (10.10%) Meraki
11 22 (7.41%) Sophos
12 18 (6.06%) McAfee
13 17 (5.72%) Dell
14 16 (5.39%) Huawei
14 16 (5.39%) Veeam
15 15 (5.05%) Draytek
16 14 (4.71%) MobileIron