Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco IOS
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 670 631 722
Rank change year-on-year -39 +91 -91
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 544 675 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.06% 2.38% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 422 581 555
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

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 26,349 28,362 34,231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.19% 15.87% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20,846 23,038 28,455
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 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 -66 518 £52,500 - 39
UK excluding London -48 304 £47,500 +5.56% 29
London -57 220 £55,000 -8.33% 10
North of England -1 83 £47,500 +11.76% 10
East of England +15 72 £62,500 +15.74% 6
South East -28 70 £60,000 +26.32% 7
North West +20 57 £45,000 +2.86% 5
South West +5 41 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Midlands -17 32 £31,750 -18.59% 4
Yorkshire -5 26 £48,000 +12.94% 4
West Midlands +2 20 £32,000 -17.95% 3
East Midlands +2 12 £24,000 -29.41% 1
Scotland - 4 - -
Wales +6 2 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 544 (100.00%) Cisco
2 304 (55.88%) Firewall
3 274 (50.37%) WAN
4 273 (50.18%) Cisco Certification
5 244 (44.85%) VMware
6 243 (44.67%) LAN
7 237 (43.57%) CCNP
8 221 (40.63%) BGP
9 206 (37.87%) Cisco ASA
10 200 (36.76%) VMware Infrastructure
11 198 (36.40%) Cisco Nexus
12 195 (35.85%) Windows
13 194 (35.66%) DNS
14 186 (34.19%) VPN
15 182 (33.46%) OSPF
16 178 (32.72%) NX-OS
17 166 (30.51%) MPLS
18 164 (30.15%) CheckPoint
19 157 (28.86%) Network Security
20 148 (27.21%) DHCP
21 147 (27.02%) Finance
22 144 (26.47%) Active Directory
23 143 (26.29%) Data Centre
24 138 (25.37%) F5
25 132 (24.26%) Juniper
26 131 (24.08%) Microsoft
27 112 (20.59%) NetScaler
28 110 (20.22%) Windows Server
28 110 (20.22%) PowerShell
29 108 (19.85%) 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 59 (10.85%) MS Exchange
2 33 (6.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 24 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (3.68%) Confluence
4 20 (3.68%) Skype for Business
5 17 (3.13%) OpenStack
5 17 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 17 (3.13%) WebSphere
6 11 (2.02%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.74%) nginx
8 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.37%) IIS
9 2 (0.37%) uWSGI
10 1 (0.18%) Apache
10 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 69 (12.68%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 32 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (4.04%) Microsoft Excel
5 11 (2.02%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.37%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 17 (3.13%) Documaker
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 66 (12.13%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (11.76%) Office 365
3 52 (9.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (4.41%) IaaS
5 18 (3.31%) GitHub
6 8 (1.47%) SaaS
6 8 (1.47%) Slack
7 6 (1.10%) PaaS
8 5 (0.92%) Akamai
9 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.37%) G Suite
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.18%) Route 53
11 1 (0.18%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 304 (55.88%) Firewall
2 274 (50.37%) WAN
3 243 (44.67%) LAN
4 221 (40.63%) BGP
5 206 (37.87%) Cisco ASA
6 198 (36.40%) Cisco Nexus
7 194 (35.66%) DNS
8 186 (34.19%) VPN
9 182 (33.46%) OSPF
10 178 (32.72%) NX-OS
11 166 (30.51%) MPLS
12 157 (28.86%) Network Security
13 148 (27.21%) DHCP
14 112 (20.59%) NetScaler
15 108 (19.85%) TCP/IP
16 91 (16.73%) Wireless
17 79 (14.52%) IPsec
18 74 (13.60%) SSL
19 70 (12.87%) Cisco ISE
20 69 (12.68%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.04%) Big Data
3 17 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 17 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.74%) MySQL
5 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.37%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (8.64%) Sonatype Nexus
2 34 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 24 (4.41%) Git (software)
4 21 (3.86%) JIRA
5 17 (3.13%) Gerrit
6 3 (0.55%) Subversion
7 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
General
1 147 (27.02%) Finance
2 45 (8.27%) Telecoms
3 35 (6.43%) Banking
4 33 (6.07%) Retail
5 30 (5.51%) Financial Institution
6 20 (3.68%) Law
7 18 (3.31%) Investment Banking
7 18 (3.31%) Multimedia
8 6 (1.10%) Back Office
9 4 (0.74%) Marketing
9 4 (0.74%) Military
10 3 (0.55%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.37%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Front Office
12 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 228 (41.91%) Network Engineer
2 107 (19.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 65 (11.95%) Cisco Engineer
4 63 (11.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 57 (10.48%) Network Specialist
6 56 (10.29%) Network Security Specialist
6 56 (10.29%) Security Specialist
7 46 (8.46%) Desktop Support
7 46 (8.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 41 (7.54%) Security Engineer
9 37 (6.80%) Systems Engineer
10 36 (6.62%) Analyst
10 36 (6.62%) Network Security Engineer
10 36 (6.62%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 36 (6.62%) Senior Network Specialist
11 34 (6.25%) Senior Network Security Specialist
11 34 (6.25%) Senior Security Specialist
12 29 (5.33%) Senior Security Engineer
13 28 (5.15%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 28 (5.15%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.88%) 802.1X
2 20 (3.68%) Web Services
3 19 (3.49%) HTML
3 19 (3.49%) XML
4 17 (3.13%) Middleware
4 17 (3.13%) RESTful
4 17 (3.13%) SOAP
4 17 (3.13%) YAML
5 6 (1.10%) LDAP
6 5 (0.92%) Flash
7 4 (0.74%) CSS
8 3 (0.55%) SAML
8 3 (0.55%) XMPP
9 2 (0.37%) Django
9 2 (0.37%) FreeSWITCH
9 2 (0.37%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (0.37%) PHP-FPM
9 2 (0.37%) WSGI
10 1 (0.18%) JSON
10 1 (0.18%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 143 (26.29%) Data Centre
2 90 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (9.93%) Blackberry
4 40 (7.35%) Hedge funds
5 26 (4.78%) Video Conferencing
6 18 (3.31%) Cyberthreat
7 17 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (2.94%) Computer Science
9 13 (2.39%) Linux Command Line
9 13 (2.39%) Management Information System
10 11 (2.02%) Driving Licence
11 10 (1.84%) iPad
12 7 (1.29%) Public Cloud
13 6 (1.10%) iPhone
13 6 (1.10%) Private Cloud
14 5 (0.92%) Clustering
15 4 (0.74%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.74%) Replication
16 3 (0.55%) Fat Client
16 3 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 195 (35.85%) Windows
2 110 (20.22%) Windows Server
3 101 (18.57%) Linux
4 97 (17.83%) Android
5 84 (15.44%) Windows 7
6 80 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 71 (13.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 57 (10.48%) Windows 10
9 22 (4.04%) CentOS
10 21 (3.86%) Mac OS
11 20 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (3.49%) Unix
13 18 (3.31%) Windows 8
14 17 (3.13%) Solaris
15 13 (2.39%) Mac OS X
16 12 (2.21%) Ubuntu
17 7 (1.29%) SUSE
18 6 (1.10%) Windows XP
19 5 (0.92%) Debian
19 5 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (15.44%) Problem-Solving
2 71 (13.05%) Network Monitoring
3 70 (12.87%) High Availability
4 66 (12.13%) ITIL
5 59 (10.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 55 (10.11%) Service Management
7 54 (9.93%) Project Management
8 50 (9.19%) Network Design
9 47 (8.64%) Load Balancing
10 40 (7.35%) Capacity Management
10 40 (7.35%) Incident Management
10 40 (7.35%) Security Patching
11 38 (6.99%) E-Commerce
12 37 (6.80%) Kalman Filter
13 35 (6.43%) Network Management
14 31 (5.70%) DevOps
14 31 (5.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 31 (5.70%) Two-Factor Authentication
15 28 (5.15%) Proactive Monitoring
16 27 (4.96%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 110 (20.22%) PowerShell
2 91 (16.73%) Python
3 72 (13.24%) SQL
4 21 (3.86%) Bash Shell
5 19 (3.49%) PHP
6 17 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 9 (1.65%) Perl
8 8 (1.47%) C
8 8 (1.47%) VBScript
9 3 (0.55%) VB
10 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 273 (50.18%) Cisco Certification
2 237 (43.57%) CCNP
3 77 (14.15%) CCNA
4 72 (13.24%) CCIE
5 66 (12.13%) Degree
6 43 (7.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 35 (6.43%) CISSP
7 35 (6.43%) Security Cleared
8 30 (5.51%) CCSE
9 27 (4.96%) MCSE
9 27 (4.96%) SC Cleared
10 22 (4.04%) CCDP
10 22 (4.04%) DV Cleared
11 18 (3.31%) CLAS
12 17 (3.13%) CCSA
13 14 (2.57%) MCSA
14 13 (2.39%) A+ Certification
15 11 (2.02%) MCTS
16 9 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 7 (1.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.72%) SLA
2 11 (2.02%) PMO
3 5 (0.92%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.55%) GDPR
4 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.37%) QA
6 1 (0.18%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 200 (36.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 144 (26.47%) Active Directory
3 39 (7.17%) XenApp
4 34 (6.25%) XenDesktop
5 32 (5.88%) vSphere
6 25 (4.60%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (4.41%) Hyper-V
8 18 (3.31%) VirtualBox
8 18 (3.31%) XenServer
9 17 (3.13%) Docker
9 17 (3.13%) Samba
10 11 (2.02%) Firmware
11 7 (1.29%) VMware NSX
12 5 (0.92%) NFS
13 4 (0.74%) pfSense
13 4 (0.74%) ProxySG
13 4 (0.74%) StorNext
13 4 (0.74%) Xsan
14 3 (0.55%) Postfix
15 2 (0.37%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 55 (10.11%) Puppet
2 49 (9.01%) Nagios
3 36 (6.62%) AirWatch
4 34 (6.25%) SCCM
5 29 (5.33%) Cisco LMS
5 29 (5.33%) Opsview
6 26 (4.78%) Terraform
7 24 (4.41%) Cisco CUCM
8 23 (4.23%) Ansible
8 23 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
9 22 (4.04%) Cisco UCCX
10 21 (3.86%) vRealize
11 18 (3.31%) Cisco Prime
12 17 (3.13%) Rancher
12 17 (3.13%) Sysdig
12 17 (3.13%) TrustSec
13 13 (2.39%) Backup Exec
14 12 (2.21%) Nessus
15 11 (2.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 10 (1.84%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 544 (100.00%) Cisco
2 244 (44.85%) VMware
3 164 (30.15%) CheckPoint
4 138 (25.37%) F5
5 132 (24.26%) Juniper
6 131 (24.08%) Microsoft
7 108 (19.85%) Citrix
8 65 (11.95%) HP
9 62 (11.40%) Palo Alto
10 55 (10.11%) Infoblox
11 54 (9.93%) SolarWinds
12 53 (9.74%) Blue Coat
13 44 (8.09%) Imperva
14 40 (7.35%) NetApp
15 39 (7.17%) Arista
16 36 (6.62%) Bloomberg
16 36 (6.62%) Nimble Storage
17 35 (6.43%) Fortinet
17 35 (6.43%) Reuters
18 32 (5.88%) Google