Period
to 23 February 2020

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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco IOS
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 756 686 707
Rank change year-on-year -70 +21 -98
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 266 462 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% 2.04% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 218 364 487
UK median annual salary £51,750 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.50% -13.04% +21.05%
10th Percentile £32,373 £31,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £76,325 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% -13.59% +21.18%

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 18,330 22,644 26,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.05% 15.05% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 14,453 17,718 21,654
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,000 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 23 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Cisco IOS in the UK

Cisco IOS
Top 13 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 February 2020. 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 -58 255 £52,500 +5.00% 46
UK excluding London -35 134 £45,000 +1.12% 27
London +12 130 £60,000 +4.35% 20
Midlands +15 48 £40,000 +23.08% 7
South East +9 26 £60,000 +9.09% 3
East Midlands +24 25 £35,000 -24.73% 2
North of England +18 25 £42,500 -15.00% 8
West Midlands +15 23 £43,750 +34.62% 5
South West +29 17 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Yorkshire +24 17 £45,000 -10.00% 6
East of England +45 9 £40,000 -36.00% 5
Scotland +32 9 £42,500 -
North West +22 8 £37,500 -28.57% 2

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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.

1 266 (100.00%) Cisco
2 165 (62.03%) Firewall
3 135 (50.75%) WAN
4 121 (45.49%) LAN
5 120 (45.11%) Cisco Certification
6 116 (43.61%) BGP
7 111 (41.73%) OSPF
8 99 (37.22%) CCNP
9 93 (34.96%) VPN
10 91 (34.21%) NX-OS
11 87 (32.71%) Cisco ASA
12 80 (30.08%) Windows
13 78 (29.32%) Microsoft
14 75 (28.20%) MPLS
15 71 (26.69%) CheckPoint
16 70 (26.32%) Data Centre
17 69 (25.94%) Finance
18 63 (23.68%) VMware
18 63 (23.68%) CCNA
19 61 (22.93%) TCP/IP
19 61 (22.93%) Office 365
20 59 (22.18%) Cisco Nexus
21 56 (21.05%) ITIL
22 55 (20.68%) F5
23 53 (19.92%) DNS
23 53 (19.92%) Juniper
24 51 (19.17%) SAN
25 49 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
26 48 (18.05%) Palo Alto
26 48 (18.05%) DHCP

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 (14.66%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.89%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.50%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.75%) IIS
5 2 (0.75%) Jupyter
5 2 (0.75%) nginx
Applications
1 21 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (4.89%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.38%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 61 (22.93%) Office 365
2 47 (17.67%) Azure
3 31 (11.65%) AWS
4 11 (4.14%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 7 (2.63%) G Suite
6 6 (2.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (2.26%) Mimecast
7 5 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.50%) GCP
9 3 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.13%) SaaS
10 2 (0.75%) IaaS
10 2 (0.75%) PaaS
10 2 (0.75%) Slack
11 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 165 (62.03%) Firewall
2 135 (50.75%) WAN
3 121 (45.49%) LAN
4 116 (43.61%) BGP
5 111 (41.73%) OSPF
6 93 (34.96%) VPN
7 91 (34.21%) NX-OS
8 87 (32.71%) Cisco ASA
9 75 (28.20%) MPLS
10 61 (22.93%) TCP/IP
11 59 (22.18%) Cisco Nexus
12 53 (19.92%) DNS
13 51 (19.17%) SAN
14 48 (18.05%) DHCP
15 46 (17.29%) Multicast
16 37 (13.91%) VLAN
17 36 (13.53%) Network Security
18 32 (12.03%) Wireless
19 31 (11.65%) Junos
20 28 (10.53%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.75%) InfluxDB
3 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.75%) MySQL
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (4.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (1.50%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.75%) JIRA
3 2 (0.75%) Redmine
General
1 69 (25.94%) Finance
2 19 (7.14%) Public Sector
3 18 (6.77%) Banking
3 18 (6.77%) Front Office
4 10 (3.76%) Japanese Language
5 9 (3.38%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.26%) Retail
7 5 (1.88%) Legal
7 5 (1.88%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.50%) Law
9 2 (0.75%) Advertising
9 2 (0.75%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.75%) Marketing
10 1 (0.38%) Automotive
10 1 (0.38%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.38%) French Language
10 1 (0.38%) Games
10 1 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 141 (53.01%) Network Engineer
2 39 (14.66%) Senior Network Engineer
3 27 (10.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (6.77%) Analyst
4 18 (6.77%) Support Engineer
5 17 (6.39%) IT Support
6 15 (5.64%) Lead Network Engineer
7 14 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 13 (4.89%) Cisco Engineer
9 12 (4.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 11 (4.14%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (4.14%) Senior Support Analyst
10 11 (4.14%) Support Analyst
10 11 (4.14%) Systems Engineer
10 11 (4.14%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
11 10 (3.76%) Consultant
12 9 (3.38%) Firewall Engineer
12 9 (3.38%) Network Consultant
12 9 (3.38%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (3.01%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.27%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.88%) XMPP
3 2 (0.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (0.75%) Dask
3 2 (0.75%) Django
3 2 (0.75%) Jinja
3 2 (0.75%) JSON
3 2 (0.75%) LDAP
3 2 (0.75%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (0.75%) NumPy
3 2 (0.75%) Pandas
3 2 (0.75%) POSIX
3 2 (0.75%) Protocol Buffers
3 2 (0.75%) Qt
3 2 (0.75%) SciPy
3 2 (0.75%) YAML
3 2 (0.75%) ZeroMQ
4 1 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 23 (8.65%) Video Conferencing
3 20 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (4.89%) Fixed Income
6 12 (4.51%) Client/Server
7 8 (3.01%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.26%) Driving Licence
8 6 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (2.26%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.88%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.50%) Cybercrime
10 4 (1.50%) iPad
11 3 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (1.13%) iPhone
11 3 (1.13%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.13%) Replication
12 2 (0.75%) Derivative
12 2 (0.75%) Eurex
12 2 (0.75%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 80 (30.08%) Windows
2 35 (13.16%) Windows Server
3 32 (12.03%) Linux
4 31 (11.65%) Windows 10
5 29 (10.90%) Windows 7
6 28 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (8.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (6.77%) Android
9 10 (3.76%) Windows 8
10 9 (3.38%) Mac OS X
11 8 (3.01%) Unix
12 7 (2.63%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.88%) CatOS
13 5 (1.88%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.38%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.38%) Solaris
14 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (21.05%) ITIL
2 34 (12.78%) Network Design
3 33 (12.41%) Load Balancing
4 32 (12.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 26 (9.77%) ITIL V3
6 24 (9.02%) Investment Management
7 23 (8.65%) Migration
7 23 (8.65%) Service Management
8 22 (8.27%) Network Monitoring
8 22 (8.27%) Project Management
8 22 (8.27%) Service Delivery
9 21 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (7.52%) Kalman Filter
10 20 (7.52%) Project Delivery
11 18 (6.77%) DevOps
12 17 (6.39%) Information Security
13 15 (5.64%) Infrastructure Transformation
14 14 (5.26%) Internal Audit
14 14 (5.26%) Problem Management
15 12 (4.51%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.65%) PowerShell
2 22 (8.27%) Python
3 21 (7.89%) VBA
4 15 (5.64%) SQL
5 14 (5.26%) C
6 9 (3.38%) Perl
7 6 (2.26%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.75%) C#
8 2 (0.75%) C++
8 2 (0.75%) F#
8 2 (0.75%) Haskell
8 2 (0.75%) Julia
8 2 (0.75%) MATLAB
8 2 (0.75%) OCaml
8 2 (0.75%) R
8 2 (0.75%) Ruby
8 2 (0.75%) VBScript
9 1 (0.38%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 120 (45.11%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (37.22%) CCNP
3 63 (23.68%) CCNA
4 43 (16.17%) Degree
5 33 (12.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (10.90%) Security Cleared
7 25 (9.40%) MCSE
8 20 (7.52%) CCIE
9 19 (7.14%) CCSA
10 18 (6.77%) DV Cleared
10 18 (6.77%) SC Cleared
11 10 (3.76%) JNCIP
12 9 (3.38%) CCSE
12 9 (3.38%) MCITP
13 5 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
13 5 (1.88%) HND
14 4 (1.50%) CCA
14 4 (1.50%) CCDP
14 4 (1.50%) CCEA
14 4 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.14%) SLA
2 3 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.75%) FedRAMP
3 2 (0.75%) FISMA
3 2 (0.75%) QA
4 1 (0.38%) GDPR
4 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 49 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (15.04%) Active Directory
3 22 (8.27%) XenApp
4 20 (7.52%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.88%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.13%) vCloud
8 2 (0.75%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.38%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.38%) Firmware
9 1 (0.38%) KVM
9 1 (0.38%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (4.51%) Cisco Prime
1 12 (4.51%) Terraform
2 10 (3.76%) Puppet
3 8 (3.01%) FortiGate
4 6 (2.26%) Ansible
4 6 (2.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (2.26%) SCCM
5 5 (1.88%) Jamf Pro
5 5 (1.88%) vCenter Server
5 5 (1.88%) WhatsUp Gold
6 4 (1.50%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (1.50%) Nmap
7 3 (1.13%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.75%) Cacti
8 2 (0.75%) Icinga
8 2 (0.75%) Nagios
8 2 (0.75%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.75%) Salt
8 2 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 266 (100.00%) Cisco
2 78 (29.32%) Microsoft
3 71 (26.69%) CheckPoint
4 63 (23.68%) VMware
5 55 (20.68%) F5
6 53 (19.92%) Juniper
7 48 (18.05%) Palo Alto
8 35 (13.16%) Citrix
9 32 (12.03%) SolarWinds
10 30 (11.28%) Apple
11 23 (8.65%) Avaya
11 23 (8.65%) Bloomberg
11 23 (8.65%) HP
11 23 (8.65%) Reuters
12 21 (7.89%) Infoblox
13 18 (6.77%) Fortinet
14 14 (5.26%) Arista
14 14 (5.26%) Google
14 14 (5.26%) Sophos
15 13 (4.89%) Blue Coat