Period
to 22 August 2017

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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Nexus
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 516 484 443
Rank change year-on-year -32 -41 +217
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Nexus 908 1150 1456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.58% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.23% 3.46% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 781 1002 1190
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.77% -5.45%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £36,975
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -4.00%

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 28090 33253 37788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.95% 16.88% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 22724 27547 30756
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Cisco Nexus
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Nexus in the UK

Cisco Nexus
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus.

Salary trend for Cisco Nexus in the UK

Cisco Nexus
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus over the 6 months to 22 August 2017.

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 22 August 2017. 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 -36 865 £55,000 - 33
UK excluding London -41 565 £50,000 - 19
London -17 333 £60,000 - 14
South East -40 196 £55,000 +4.76% 4
North of England -31 108 £45,000 +2.27% 7
East of England +17 99 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Midlands +15 91 £44,000 -8.33% 1
Yorkshire +10 60 £47,500 -5.00% 4
West Midlands +10 52 £45,000 -6.25% 1
South West -8 49 £45,000 +5.88% 3
North West -34 46 £43,250 +12.34% 3
East Midlands +24 38 £40,000 -11.11%
Scotland +24 23 £65,000 +8.33%
Wales +15 13 £40,000 -13.51%
North East +17 2 £50,000 +40.85%

For the 6 months to 22 August 2017, IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus 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 Nexus.

1 905 (99.67%) Cisco
2 692 (76.21%) Cisco Certification
3 582 (64.10%) Firewall
4 551 (60.68%) CCNP
5 394 (43.39%) BGP
6 391 (43.06%) WAN
7 357 (39.32%) Cisco ASA
7 357 (39.32%) Data Centre
8 339 (37.33%) OSPF
9 318 (35.02%) CheckPoint
10 310 (34.14%) LAN
11 308 (33.92%) MPLS
12 307 (33.81%) F5
13 306 (33.70%) VPN
14 289 (31.83%) Wireless
15 271 (29.85%) Juniper
16 259 (28.52%) CCIE
17 226 (24.89%) Palo Alto
18 223 (24.56%) EIGRP
19 217 (23.90%) VMware
20 213 (23.46%) CCNA
21 205 (22.58%) IPsec
22 186 (20.48%) Load Balancing
23 178 (19.60%) Cisco IOS
24 171 (18.83%) Network Security
25 163 (17.95%) Microsoft
26 160 (17.62%) DNS
27 152 (16.74%) ITIL
27 152 (16.74%) Windows
28 151 (16.63%) VoIP

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 27 (2.97%) CMS
2 21 (2.31%) MS Exchange
3 20 (2.20%) IIS
4 19 (2.09%) Skype for Business
5 18 (1.98%) Apache
6 11 (1.21%) nginx
7 9 (0.99%) Apache Solr
7 9 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (0.77%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.66%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.44%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.11%) Confluence
13 1 (0.11%) SAS
13 1 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 31 (3.41%) MS Visio
2 16 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.44%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 61 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (3.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 24 (2.64%) IaaS
4 24 (2.64%) PaaS
5 10 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
5 10 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (0.88%) SaaS
7 7 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.77%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.77%) Google App Engine
7 7 (0.77%) Office 365
8 3 (0.33%) Akamai
8 3 (0.33%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 582 (64.10%) Firewall
2 394 (43.39%) BGP
3 391 (43.06%) WAN
4 357 (39.32%) Cisco ASA
5 339 (37.33%) OSPF
6 310 (34.14%) LAN
7 308 (33.92%) MPLS
8 306 (33.70%) VPN
9 289 (31.83%) Wireless
10 223 (24.56%) EIGRP
11 205 (22.58%) IPsec
12 178 (19.60%) Cisco IOS
13 171 (18.83%) Network Security
14 160 (17.62%) DNS
15 151 (16.63%) VoIP
16 141 (15.53%) TCP/IP
17 130 (14.32%) DHCP
18 122 (13.44%) SAN
19 112 (12.33%) VLAN
20 96 (10.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (4.74%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.32%) MySQL
3 10 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (0.99%) MongoDB
5 7 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.22%) DB2
7 2 (0.22%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.11%) QlikView
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 33 (3.63%) Sonatype Nexus
2 30 (3.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 10 (1.10%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.10%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.22%) git-flow
5 1 (0.11%) FishEye
5 1 (0.11%) JIRA
5 1 (0.11%) Selenium
General
1 126 (13.88%) Finance
2 75 (8.26%) Banking
3 74 (8.15%) Telecoms
4 22 (2.42%) Retail
5 19 (2.09%) Financial Institution
5 19 (2.09%) Law
6 17 (1.87%) Legal
7 13 (1.43%) Investment Banking
8 8 (0.88%) Billing
9 7 (0.77%) Automotive
10 5 (0.55%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.55%) Marketing
11 4 (0.44%) Electronics
12 3 (0.33%) Games
13 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.11%) German Language
13 1 (0.11%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 554 (61.01%) Network Engineer
2 250 (27.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 210 (23.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 209 (23.02%) Senior Network Engineer
5 81 (8.92%) Architect
6 80 (8.81%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 77 (8.48%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 72 (7.93%) Support Engineer
9 66 (7.27%) Network Support
9 66 (7.27%) Network Support Engineer
10 62 (6.83%) Network Architect
11 46 (5.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 45 (4.96%) Analyst
13 43 (4.74%) Security Engineer
14 41 (4.52%) Network Analyst
15 40 (4.41%) Network Security Engineer
15 40 (4.41%) Senior Network Support
15 40 (4.41%) Senior Network Support Engineer
16 38 (4.19%) Juniper Engineer
17 37 (4.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (5.07%) XMPP
2 43 (4.74%) 802.1X
3 20 (2.20%) SAML
4 14 (1.54%) REST
5 8 (0.88%) Elastic Stack
6 7 (0.77%) Kafka
6 7 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (0.55%) Middleware
8 4 (0.44%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.22%) CSS
9 2 (0.22%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.22%) XML
10 1 (0.11%) CGI
10 1 (0.11%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.11%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 357 (39.32%) Data Centre
2 55 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (5.51%) Computer Science
4 35 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 35 (3.85%) PKI
5 25 (2.75%) Video Conferencing
6 24 (2.64%) Clustering
7 23 (2.53%) Virtual Team
8 19 (2.09%) FlexPod
9 16 (1.76%) Driving Licence
10 14 (1.54%) Public Cloud
11 10 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 8 (0.88%) CLARiiON
13 7 (0.77%) iPad
13 7 (0.77%) Spread Betting
14 6 (0.66%) Equities
14 6 (0.66%) Fixed Income
14 6 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
15 5 (0.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 152 (16.74%) Windows
2 144 (15.86%) Linux
3 66 (7.27%) Unix
4 53 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (5.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (4.74%) Windows Server
7 37 (4.07%) CentOS
8 13 (1.43%) Solaris
9 11 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.99%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.77%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.77%) VMS
12 6 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.44%) Fedora
14 2 (0.22%) AIX
14 2 (0.22%) Debian
14 2 (0.22%) SUSE
14 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (20.48%) Load Balancing
2 152 (16.74%) ITIL
3 146 (16.08%) Network Design
4 103 (11.34%) Network Management
5 96 (10.57%) Network Monitoring
6 83 (9.14%) Presales
7 78 (8.59%) Root Cause Analysis
8 56 (6.17%) Migration
9 54 (5.95%) Mentoring
10 51 (5.62%) Change Management
11 47 (5.18%) Service Delivery
12 43 (4.74%) Disaster Recovery
13 40 (4.41%) Capacity Management
13 40 (4.41%) Incident Management
14 38 (4.19%) High Availability
14 38 (4.19%) Problem Management
15 33 (3.63%) Line Management
15 33 (3.63%) Project Management
15 33 (3.63%) Service Management
16 32 (3.52%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 48 (5.29%) Python
2 40 (4.41%) C
3 31 (3.41%) Perl
4 17 (1.87%) SQL
5 12 (1.32%) Shell Script
6 11 (1.21%) PowerShell
7 9 (0.99%) Java
8 6 (0.66%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.44%) Ruby
10 2 (0.22%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 692 (76.21%) Cisco Certification
2 551 (60.68%) CCNP
3 259 (28.52%) CCIE
4 213 (23.46%) CCNA
5 83 (9.14%) Security Cleared
6 70 (7.71%) SC Cleared
7 64 (7.05%) CCDP
8 56 (6.17%) CCSE
9 54 (5.95%) Degree
10 43 (4.74%) CCSA
11 40 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 36 (3.96%) JNCIP
13 32 (3.52%) CCDA
13 32 (3.52%) JNCIA
14 29 (3.19%) CCVP
15 19 (2.09%) DV Cleared
16 17 (1.87%) Network+ Certification
17 15 (1.65%) CCNP Voice
18 14 (1.54%) CCSP
19 13 (1.43%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (8.26%) SLA
2 17 (1.87%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.99%) QA
4 7 (0.77%) COBIT
5 5 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 119 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 105 (11.56%) Active Directory
3 54 (5.95%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.76%) XenApp
5 14 (1.54%) VMware NSX
5 14 (1.54%) vSphere
6 9 (0.99%) Docker
6 9 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.88%) ProxySG
8 7 (0.77%) Varnish
9 5 (0.55%) iptables
10 4 (0.44%) Postfix
10 4 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.44%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.33%) Firmware
11 3 (0.33%) vCloud
11 3 (0.33%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.22%) FreeRADIUS
12 2 (0.22%) NFS
13 1 (0.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 73 (8.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 65 (7.16%) Cisco Prime
3 54 (5.95%) SolarWinds Orion
4 47 (5.18%) Nagios
5 42 (4.63%) Cacti
6 41 (4.52%) FortiGate
7 36 (3.96%) Cisco UCCX
8 23 (2.53%) vCenter Server
9 22 (2.42%) Puppet
10 21 (2.31%) Cisco UCCE
11 19 (2.09%) Cisco LMS
11 19 (2.09%) Opsview
12 16 (1.76%) SCCM
13 14 (1.54%) Ansible
13 14 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
14 12 (1.32%) SCOM
15 10 (1.10%) OpenView
15 10 (1.10%) ZABBIX
16 9 (0.99%) HAProxy
17 7 (0.77%) logstash
Vendors
1 905 (99.67%) Cisco
2 318 (35.02%) CheckPoint
3 307 (33.81%) F5
4 271 (29.85%) Juniper
5 226 (24.89%) Palo Alto
6 217 (23.90%) VMware
7 163 (17.95%) Microsoft
8 151 (16.63%) SolarWinds
9 109 (12.00%) HP
10 82 (9.03%) Meraki
11 73 (8.04%) Citrix
12 65 (7.16%) Riverbed
13 56 (6.17%) Aruba
14 50 (5.51%) NetApp
15 45 (4.96%) Fortinet
16 44 (4.85%) Dell
17 41 (4.52%) Avaya
18 40 (4.41%) Red Hat
19 30 (3.30%) Brocade
20 22 (2.42%) Blue Coat