Period
to 21 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Cisco Nexus skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco Nexus over the 6 months to 21 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Nexus
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 520 493 564
Rank change year-on-year -27 +71 -34
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Nexus 161 786 790
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.57% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.15% 3.69% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 144 460 658
Median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +5.26% +3.64%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,700 £38,750
90th Percentile £99,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.51% +14.00% -

Cisco Nexus 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 7,471 21,291 24,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.29% 15.54% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5,948 16,347 19,238
Median annual salary £50,500 £45,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.38% -3.68% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,750 £25,925
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Cisco Nexus
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cisco Nexus as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Nexus in the UK

Cisco Nexus
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cisco Nexus.

Salary trend for Cisco Nexus in the UK

Cisco Nexus
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco Nexus over the 6 months to 21 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Cisco Nexus in the UK

Cisco Nexus
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 Nexus within the UK over the 6 months to 21 October 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 -51 149 £57,500 -4.17% 33
UK excluding London -40 102 £55,000 -3.51% 24
London +167 56 £85,000 +30.77% 9
Midlands +106 36 £55,000 +6.80% 3
West Midlands +105 26 £44,000 -12.00% 1
North of England -50 23 £55,000 +4.76% 3
South East +88 22 £55,000 -15.38% 9
North West +111 19 £55,000 +4.76% 3
East of England +101 13 £50,000 -14.53% 3
East Midlands +65 10 £55,000 - 2
Yorkshire -54 8 £55,000 -
South West +73 7 £62,500 +4.17% 6
Work from Home +7 7 £65,000 -7.14% 2
Scotland +91 6 £40,000 -36.00%
Wales - 3 £58,750 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 2020, IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus 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 Nexus.

1 154 (95.65%) Cisco
2 129 (80.12%) Firewall
3 103 (63.98%) WAN
4 89 (55.28%) Cisco Certification
5 87 (54.04%) BGP
6 82 (50.93%) OSPF
6 82 (50.93%) LAN
7 81 (50.31%) Data Centre
8 77 (47.83%) Wireless
9 76 (47.20%) CCNP
10 75 (46.58%) Palo Alto
11 73 (45.34%) Cisco ASA
12 61 (37.89%) F5
13 59 (36.65%) MPLS
13 59 (36.65%) CheckPoint
14 41 (25.47%) Network Security
14 41 (25.47%) Fortinet
15 40 (24.84%) EIGRP
16 39 (24.22%) VPN
17 38 (23.60%) VLAN
17 38 (23.60%) Multicast
18 37 (22.98%) Finance
19 35 (21.74%) Cisco IOS
20 34 (21.12%) SolarWinds
20 34 (21.12%) Cisco Wireless
21 33 (20.50%) Problem-Solving
21 33 (20.50%) VMware
21 33 (20.50%) CCNA
22 31 (19.25%) Load Balancing
23 30 (18.63%) TCP/IP

Cisco Nexus
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 7 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.86%) IIS
3 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) FastStats
1 1 (0.62%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.56%) Azure
2 10 (6.21%) AWS
3 3 (1.86%) Office 365
4 2 (1.24%) IaaS
4 2 (1.24%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.24%) PaaS
5 1 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.62%) Cloudflare
5 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 129 (80.12%) Firewall
2 103 (63.98%) WAN
3 87 (54.04%) BGP
4 82 (50.93%) LAN
4 82 (50.93%) OSPF
5 77 (47.83%) Wireless
6 73 (45.34%) Cisco ASA
7 59 (36.65%) MPLS
8 41 (25.47%) Network Security
9 40 (24.84%) EIGRP
10 39 (24.22%) VPN
11 38 (23.60%) Multicast
11 38 (23.60%) VLAN
12 35 (21.74%) Cisco IOS
13 34 (21.12%) Cisco Wireless
14 30 (18.63%) TCP/IP
15 28 (17.39%) Cisco ISE
16 26 (16.15%) Cisco Firepower
16 26 (16.15%) DNS
17 23 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (13.04%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (4.97%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (22.98%) Finance
2 14 (8.70%) Financial Institution
3 10 (6.21%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.11%) Banking
5 3 (1.86%) Law
6 2 (1.24%) Housing Association
6 2 (1.24%) Marketing
6 2 (1.24%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.62%) Legal
7 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.62%) Police
7 1 (0.62%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 111 (68.94%) Network Engineer
2 49 (30.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 23 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 21 (13.04%) Cisco Engineer
4 21 (13.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 20 (12.42%) Network Security Engineer
6 16 (9.94%) Consultant
7 12 (7.45%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 12 (7.45%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 11 (6.83%) Network Consultant
9 9 (5.59%) Network Manager
10 8 (4.97%) Network Support
10 8 (4.97%) Network Support Engineer
10 8 (4.97%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 8 (4.97%) Support Engineer
11 7 (4.35%) Analyst
11 7 (4.35%) Lead Network Engineer
12 6 (3.73%) Core Network Engineer
12 6 (3.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (3.73%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.94%) 802.1X
2 10 (6.21%) XMPP
3 7 (4.35%) YAML
4 5 (3.11%) JSON
5 4 (2.48%) Regular Expression
6 2 (1.24%) Spine.js
Miscellaneous
1 81 (50.31%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (1.24%) Hedge funds
3 2 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.62%) EFT
4 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (0.62%) FMCG
4 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.62%) PKI
4 1 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.42%) Linux
2 17 (10.56%) Windows
3 6 (3.73%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.86%) CentOS
5 3 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.86%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (1.24%) Unix
6 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.62%) VMS
7 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.50%) Problem-Solving
2 31 (19.25%) Load Balancing
3 25 (15.53%) ITIL
4 23 (14.29%) Project Delivery
5 16 (9.94%) WAN Optimisation
6 15 (9.32%) Mentoring
7 14 (8.70%) DNA
7 14 (8.70%) Information Security
7 14 (8.70%) ITIL V3
7 14 (8.70%) Network Virtualisation
8 13 (8.07%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (8.07%) DevOps
8 13 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (6.83%) Network Design
9 11 (6.83%) Network Monitoring
10 10 (6.21%) Low Latency
10 10 (6.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 9 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (5.59%) Network Architecture
11 9 (5.59%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.04%) Python
2 5 (3.11%) C
2 5 (3.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.62%) Lisp
3 1 (0.62%) SQL
3 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (55.28%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (47.20%) CCNP
3 33 (20.50%) CCNA
4 27 (16.77%) CCIE
5 14 (8.70%) CISSP
6 11 (6.83%) Security Cleared
7 9 (5.59%) SC Cleared
8 8 (4.97%) CEH
9 7 (4.35%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 6 (3.73%) DV Cleared
11 5 (3.11%) CCDE
12 4 (2.48%) CCDA
12 4 (2.48%) MOS
13 3 (1.86%) CCDP
13 3 (1.86%) DBS Check
13 3 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (1.24%) CCVP
14 2 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (1.24%) VCAP
15 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.48%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (15.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.59%) Docker
3 6 (3.73%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.11%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.11%) VMware NSX
5 3 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.86%) vSphere
6 2 (1.24%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (13.04%) Ansible
2 14 (8.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (7.45%) Cisco Prime
4 9 (5.59%) FortiGate
5 8 (4.97%) Nessus
6 4 (2.48%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (2.48%) Kubernetes
6 4 (2.48%) Nagios
7 3 (1.86%) vCenter Server
8 2 (1.24%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.24%) SCCM
9 1 (0.62%) OPNET
9 1 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 154 (95.65%) Cisco
2 75 (46.58%) Palo Alto
3 61 (37.89%) F5
4 59 (36.65%) CheckPoint
5 41 (25.47%) Fortinet
6 34 (21.12%) SolarWinds
7 33 (20.50%) VMware
8 26 (16.15%) Microsoft
9 23 (14.29%) Meraki
10 19 (11.80%) Juniper
11 16 (9.94%) Infoblox
12 14 (8.70%) ForeScout
13 13 (8.07%) Splunk
14 12 (7.45%) Riverbed
15 11 (6.83%) Arista
16 9 (5.59%) Rapid7
17 6 (3.73%) ServiceNow
18 5 (3.11%) Aruba
19 4 (2.48%) Dell
20 3 (1.86%) HP