Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Nexus
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 540 524 509
Rank change year-on-year -16 -15 -47
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Nexus 797 935 1,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.53% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.25% 3.35% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 627 794 918
UK median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.64% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £38,900 £36,325 £36,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 24,486 27,896 32,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.89% 15.93% 16.80%
Number of salaries quoted 19,374 22,715 26,520
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 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 -18 767 £57,500 +4.55% 92
UK excluding London -86 396 £50,000 - 79
London +74 388 £65,000 +4.84% 19
South East -71 108 £57,000 +3.64% 23
North of England -11 90 £42,500 -5.56% 26
Midlands +36 86 £57,500 +34.50% 11
South West +11 68 £45,000 - 9
North West +11 54 £40,000 -11.11% 21
West Midlands +35 53 £57,500 +27.78% 7
Yorkshire -16 36 £47,500 +2.70% 5
East Midlands -1 33 £40,500 -4.71% 4
East of England -37 33 £53,750 +2.38% 4
Wales -7 9 £49,500 +26.11% 1
Scotland -21 8 £38,000 -41.54% 5
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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.

1 792 (99.37%) Cisco
2 588 (73.78%) Cisco Certification
3 512 (64.24%) CCNP
4 501 (62.86%) Firewall
5 419 (52.57%) WAN
5 419 (52.57%) Cisco ASA
6 362 (45.42%) F5
7 324 (40.65%) Wireless
8 323 (40.53%) LAN
9 314 (39.40%) BGP
10 303 (38.02%) Data Centre
11 290 (36.39%) VPN
12 283 (35.51%) CheckPoint
13 264 (33.12%) OSPF
14 244 (30.61%) MPLS
15 239 (29.99%) CCNA
15 239 (29.99%) Juniper
16 226 (28.36%) VMware
17 220 (27.60%) SolarWinds
18 209 (26.22%) Network Security
19 199 (24.97%) Cisco IOS
20 197 (24.72%) Palo Alto
21 194 (24.34%) CCIE
22 168 (21.08%) Finance
23 166 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
24 148 (18.57%) Cisco Wireless
25 138 (17.31%) NX-OS
26 136 (17.06%) IPsec
27 134 (16.81%) Network Monitoring
28 129 (16.19%) Load Balancing

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 16 (2.01%) Skype for Business
2 14 (1.76%) OpenStack
3 12 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (1.38%) CMS
4 11 (1.38%) Confluence
4 11 (1.38%) WebLogic
4 11 (1.38%) WebSphere
5 10 (1.25%) IIS
6 9 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (1.13%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.75%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.50%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.38%) Apache
10 3 (0.38%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.13%) nginx
Applications
1 22 (2.76%) MS Visio
2 19 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (1.38%) Documaker
2 8 (1.00%) Elite 3E
3 3 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (8.78%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (7.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.13%) Office 365
4 14 (1.76%) IaaS
5 11 (1.38%) GitHub
6 9 (1.13%) Mimecast
7 8 (1.00%) SaaS
8 4 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 501 (62.86%) Firewall
2 419 (52.57%) Cisco ASA
2 419 (52.57%) WAN
3 324 (40.65%) Wireless
4 323 (40.53%) LAN
5 314 (39.40%) BGP
6 290 (36.39%) VPN
7 264 (33.12%) OSPF
8 244 (30.61%) MPLS
9 209 (26.22%) Network Security
10 199 (24.97%) Cisco IOS
11 148 (18.57%) Cisco Wireless
12 138 (17.31%) NX-OS
13 136 (17.06%) IPsec
14 126 (15.81%) NetScaler
15 118 (14.81%) EIGRP
16 117 (14.68%) Cisco ISE
17 112 (14.05%) DNS
18 107 (13.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 106 (13.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.76%) MongoDB
3 12 (1.51%) Big Data
3 12 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (1.38%) Oracle Database
5 10 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.13%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.13%) MySQL
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 90 (11.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 39 (4.89%) Sonatype Nexus
3 14 (1.76%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.38%) Gerrit
4 11 (1.38%) JIRA
5 3 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (0.38%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.13%) Maven
General
1 168 (21.08%) Finance
2 100 (12.55%) Banking
3 76 (9.54%) Telecoms
4 73 (9.16%) Retail
5 28 (3.51%) Investment Banking
6 16 (2.01%) Legal
7 13 (1.63%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.51%) Multimedia
9 11 (1.38%) Front Office
9 11 (1.38%) Law
10 6 (0.75%) Advertising
11 5 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.50%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.38%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.38%) Billing
13 3 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.25%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.13%) Games
15 1 (0.13%) German Language
15 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 514 (64.49%) Network Engineer
2 144 (18.07%) Cisco Engineer
3 135 (16.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 118 (14.81%) Senior Network Engineer
5 93 (11.67%) Security Engineer
6 92 (11.54%) Network Security Engineer
7 55 (6.90%) Network Specialist
8 46 (5.77%) Architect
8 46 (5.77%) Project Engineer
9 42 (5.27%) Analyst
10 40 (5.02%) Network Architect
11 34 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
12 31 (3.89%) Consultant
13 29 (3.64%) Network Security Specialist
13 29 (3.64%) Security Specialist
14 28 (3.51%) Cisco Security Engineer
14 28 (3.51%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
14 28 (3.51%) Senior Network Specialist
15 27 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 25 (3.14%) Cisco Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (3.89%) XMPP
2 25 (3.14%) 802.1X
3 14 (1.76%) Web Services
4 12 (1.51%) LDAP
5 11 (1.38%) Middleware
5 11 (1.38%) RESTful
5 11 (1.38%) SOAP
5 11 (1.38%) YAML
6 1 (0.13%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.13%) LAMP
6 1 (0.13%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 303 (38.02%) Data Centre
2 72 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
4 33 (4.14%) PKI
5 25 (3.14%) Computer Science
6 24 (3.01%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 22 (2.76%) Video Conferencing
8 15 (1.88%) BBC
8 15 (1.88%) Management Information System
9 14 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
10 12 (1.51%) Cyberthreat
10 12 (1.51%) EMC VNX
11 11 (1.38%) Clustering
11 11 (1.38%) EMC VMAX
11 11 (1.38%) Hedge funds
12 9 (1.13%) CMDB
12 9 (1.13%) Data Protection Act
12 9 (1.13%) Replication
13 8 (1.00%) DataPower
13 8 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 106 (13.30%) Windows
2 89 (11.17%) Linux
3 47 (5.90%) Windows Server
4 41 (5.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (3.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (3.14%) CentOS
7 15 (1.88%) Unix
8 11 (1.38%) Android
8 11 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.38%) Solaris
9 8 (1.00%) Debian
10 5 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.50%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.38%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.38%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.38%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.38%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.25%) VMS
14 1 (0.13%) CatOS
14 1 (0.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (16.81%) Network Monitoring
2 129 (16.19%) Load Balancing
3 127 (15.93%) ITIL
4 100 (12.55%) Network Management
5 95 (11.92%) Problem-Solving
6 78 (9.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 77 (9.66%) Service Management
8 70 (8.78%) Network Load Balancing
9 67 (8.41%) Incident Management
10 54 (6.78%) Capacity Management
11 53 (6.65%) Project Management
12 52 (6.52%) Kalman Filter
13 51 (6.40%) Continuous Improvement
13 51 (6.40%) Presales
14 49 (6.15%) Capacity Planning
14 49 (6.15%) Network Design
14 49 (6.15%) Security Patching
15 48 (6.02%) High Availability
15 48 (6.02%) Web Filtering
16 46 (5.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 87 (10.92%) Python
2 36 (4.52%) PowerShell
3 25 (3.14%) SQL
4 18 (2.26%) Bash Shell
5 14 (1.76%) C
6 11 (1.38%) JavaScript
6 11 (1.38%) PHP
7 8 (1.00%) Perl
8 5 (0.63%) Tcl
9 4 (0.50%) Java
9 4 (0.50%) Lisp
10 2 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 588 (73.78%) Cisco Certification
2 512 (64.24%) CCNP
3 239 (29.99%) CCNA
4 194 (24.34%) CCIE
5 78 (9.79%) Security Cleared
6 59 (7.40%) Degree
7 57 (7.15%) SC Cleared
8 46 (5.77%) CCDP
9 36 (4.52%) DV Cleared
10 35 (4.39%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 32 (4.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 24 (3.01%) CCSA
12 24 (3.01%) CCVP
13 19 (2.38%) CISSP
14 16 (2.01%) CCSE
14 16 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
15 13 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (1.51%) PMI Certification
17 11 (1.38%) PMP
18 9 (1.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (10.79%) SLA
2 37 (4.64%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.13%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.50%) GDPR
6 3 (0.38%) COBIT
6 3 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 166 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (6.78%) VMware NSX
3 51 (6.40%) Active Directory
4 27 (3.39%) ProxySG
5 25 (3.14%) vSphere
6 22 (2.76%) VMware Server
7 21 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (2.63%) XenApp
8 19 (2.38%) XenDesktop
9 16 (2.01%) Docker
10 15 (1.88%) Hyper-V
11 11 (1.38%) DFS Replication
11 11 (1.38%) Samba
11 11 (1.38%) VirtualBox
12 9 (1.13%) Firmware
13 5 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (0.50%) XenServer
15 3 (0.38%) NFS
16 2 (0.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 125 (15.68%) Cisco Prime
2 123 (15.43%) Nagios
3 65 (8.16%) Cisco CUCM
4 44 (5.52%) Cisco LMS
4 44 (5.52%) Opsview
5 31 (3.89%) Stealthwatch
6 29 (3.64%) Cisco UCCX
7 28 (3.51%) Puppet
8 21 (2.63%) FortiGate
9 20 (2.51%) Ansible
9 20 (2.51%) vRealize
10 17 (2.13%) Terraform
11 16 (2.01%) Cacti
12 15 (1.88%) TrustSec
13 14 (1.76%) SolarWinds Orion
14 13 (1.63%) SCCM
15 12 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
15 12 (1.51%) Rancher
15 12 (1.51%) vCenter Server
16 11 (1.38%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 792 (99.37%) Cisco
2 362 (45.42%) F5
3 283 (35.51%) CheckPoint
4 239 (29.99%) Juniper
5 226 (28.36%) VMware
6 220 (27.60%) SolarWinds
7 197 (24.72%) Palo Alto
8 115 (14.43%) Meraki
9 99 (12.42%) Microsoft
10 95 (11.92%) Citrix
11 80 (10.04%) HP
12 78 (9.79%) Fortinet
13 64 (8.03%) Riverbed
14 57 (7.15%) Blue Coat
15 52 (6.52%) NetApp
16 46 (5.77%) Infoblox
17 44 (5.52%) EMC
18 34 (4.27%) Dell
19 33 (4.14%) Arista
20 31 (3.89%) Zscaler