Period
to 22 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Nexus
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 445 555 525
Rank change year-on-year +110 -30 -27
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Nexus 927 805 930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.48% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.24% 3.24% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 481 631 793
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - -

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 21,847 24,883 28,103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.70% 14.94% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16,551 19,776 22,817
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 22 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Cisco Nexus in the UK

Cisco Nexus
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 Nexus within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 2019. 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 +120 888 £60,000 +4.35% 74
UK excluding London +213 713 £57,500 +15.00% 55
North of England +202 366 £52,500 +16.67% 10
Yorkshire +176 323 £55,000 +15.79% 2
London -65 187 £63,750 -1.92% 23
South East +56 142 £65,000 +8.33% 18
South West +7 71 £60,000 +41.18% 7
East of England +92 63 £60,000 +33.33% 8
Midlands -8 58 £50,500 -12.17% 8
North West +5 34 £50,000 +25.00% 7
East Midlands +20 31 £55,000 +35.80% 4
West Midlands +1 27 £50,000 -13.04% 4
Scotland +19 13 £62,500 +64.47% 4
North East - 9 £35,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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.

1 919 (99.14%) Cisco
2 770 (83.06%) Cisco Certification
3 705 (76.05%) Firewall
4 684 (73.79%) CCNP
5 600 (64.72%) WAN
6 531 (57.28%) Cisco ASA
7 475 (51.24%) Network Security
8 469 (50.59%) VPN
9 462 (49.84%) BGP
10 451 (48.65%) OSPF
10 451 (48.65%) CCNA
11 435 (46.93%) Linux
12 402 (43.37%) MPLS
13 397 (42.83%) DNS
14 391 (42.18%) Network Design
15 372 (40.13%) Palo Alto
16 366 (39.48%) Nagios
17 363 (39.16%) Network Management
18 345 (37.22%) IPsec
19 344 (37.11%) Change Control
20 343 (37.00%) Management Information System
21 337 (36.35%) NetScaler
22 335 (36.14%) Service Delivery
23 334 (36.03%) Python
24 332 (35.81%) Fortinet
25 326 (35.17%) Unix
26 323 (34.84%) FortiGate
27 313 (33.76%) Bash Shell
28 309 (33.33%) RIP
29 308 (33.23%) ADSL

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 60 (6.47%) MS Exchange
2 13 (1.40%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.08%) Skype for Business
4 8 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (0.86%) IIS
5 7 (0.76%) Apache
6 4 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.32%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.32%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.22%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (1.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.43%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 100 (10.79%) Azure
2 83 (8.95%) AWS
3 47 (5.07%) Office 365
4 11 (1.19%) OneDrive
4 11 (1.19%) OpenShift
5 4 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.22%) GCP
7 1 (0.11%) IaaS
7 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 705 (76.05%) Firewall
2 600 (64.72%) WAN
3 531 (57.28%) Cisco ASA
4 475 (51.24%) Network Security
5 469 (50.59%) VPN
6 462 (49.84%) BGP
7 451 (48.65%) OSPF
8 402 (43.37%) MPLS
9 397 (42.83%) DNS
10 345 (37.22%) IPsec
11 337 (36.35%) NetScaler
12 309 (33.33%) RIP
13 308 (33.23%) ADSL
14 305 (32.90%) Broadband
14 305 (32.90%) SMTP
15 195 (21.04%) LAN
16 194 (20.93%) Wireless
17 103 (11.11%) Cisco Firepower
18 94 (10.14%) Cisco ISE
19 84 (9.06%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.40%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.43%) MySQL
3 3 (0.32%) Ingres
4 1 (0.11%) Big Data
4 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 30 (3.24%) Sonatype Nexus
2 23 (2.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 15 (1.62%) Octopus Deploy
4 14 (1.51%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (0.65%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.43%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.22%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.22%) Jenkins
General
1 97 (10.46%) Finance
2 93 (10.03%) Telecoms
3 40 (4.31%) Public Sector
4 27 (2.91%) Banking
5 19 (2.05%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.08%) Financial Institution
7 9 (0.97%) Marketing
8 8 (0.86%) Retail
9 7 (0.76%) Electronics
10 4 (0.43%) Front Office
10 4 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
11 2 (0.22%) Advertising
11 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.22%) Law
12 1 (0.11%) International Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 586 (63.21%) Network Engineer
2 257 (27.72%) Network Security Engineer
2 257 (27.72%) Security Engineer
3 230 (24.81%) Cisco Engineer
4 222 (23.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 168 (18.12%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 110 (11.87%) Consultant
7 103 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
8 85 (9.17%) Network Consultant
9 61 (6.58%) Architect
10 47 (5.07%) Cisco Consultant
10 47 (5.07%) Cisco Network Consultant
11 46 (4.96%) Network Architect
12 44 (4.75%) Switch Engineer
13 42 (4.53%) Network Security Consultant
13 42 (4.53%) Security Consultant
14 38 (4.10%) Cisco Security Consultant
15 35 (3.78%) Developer
15 35 (3.78%) Firewall Engineer
16 34 (3.67%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.29%) 802.1X
1 12 (1.29%) Flash
1 12 (1.29%) Web Services
2 5 (0.54%) XMPP
3 4 (0.43%) JSON
4 2 (0.22%) Django
4 2 (0.22%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.11%) COM
5 1 (0.11%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 343 (37.00%) Management Information System
2 298 (32.15%) Data Centre
3 40 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (2.48%) Replication
5 17 (1.83%) Driving Licence
6 12 (1.29%) FlexPod
7 11 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (1.08%) BBC
8 10 (1.08%) Public Cloud
8 10 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (0.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 8 (0.86%) EMC VNX
11 7 (0.76%) IVR
11 7 (0.76%) PKI
12 4 (0.43%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.43%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (0.43%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.32%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 435 (46.93%) Linux
2 326 (35.17%) Unix
3 118 (12.73%) Windows
4 74 (7.98%) Windows Server
5 68 (7.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (3.99%) CentOS
7 19 (2.05%) Debian
8 13 (1.40%) Windows 7
9 12 (1.29%) Data ONTAP
10 11 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (1.19%) SUSE
10 11 (1.19%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.86%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.43%) Android
14 2 (0.22%) Check Point GAiA
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (42.18%) Network Design
2 363 (39.16%) Network Management
3 344 (37.11%) Change Control
4 335 (36.14%) Service Delivery
5 305 (32.90%) Product Management
6 122 (13.16%) Project Delivery
7 110 (11.87%) Load Balancing
8 105 (11.33%) ITIL
9 103 (11.11%) Presales
10 71 (7.66%) Network Monitoring
11 69 (7.44%) Problem-Solving
12 65 (7.01%) Mentoring
13 57 (6.15%) Project Management
14 52 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
14 52 (5.61%) IT Strategy
14 52 (5.61%) Migration
15 50 (5.39%) Data Protection
16 44 (4.75%) Security Monitoring
17 38 (4.10%) Architectural Design
18 36 (3.88%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 334 (36.03%) Python
2 313 (33.76%) Bash Shell
3 305 (32.90%) Perl
4 26 (2.80%) PowerShell
5 25 (2.70%) C
6 16 (1.73%) Ruby
7 4 (0.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 770 (83.06%) Cisco Certification
2 684 (73.79%) CCNP
3 451 (48.65%) CCNA
4 127 (13.70%) CCIE
5 86 (9.28%) Security Cleared
6 61 (6.58%) CCSE
7 56 (6.04%) CCDP
8 53 (5.72%) CCSA
9 35 (3.78%) SC Cleared
10 32 (3.45%) DV Cleared
11 29 (3.13%) Degree
12 28 (3.02%) Check Point Certification
13 27 (2.91%) JNCIP
14 19 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 13 (1.40%) JNCIS
16 11 (1.19%) CCIE Routing and Switching
17 10 (1.08%) JNCIE
17 10 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
18 9 (0.97%) MCSE
19 8 (0.86%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 305 (32.90%) ISO 9001
1 305 (32.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (2.70%) SLA
3 16 (1.73%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.29%) PMO
5 5 (0.54%) QA
6 2 (0.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 91 (9.82%) Active Directory
2 88 (9.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (4.10%) VMware NSX
4 37 (3.99%) Hyper-V
5 36 (3.88%) vSphere
6 13 (1.40%) NFS
7 12 (1.29%) Docker
8 11 (1.19%) KVM
8 11 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (1.19%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 4 (0.43%) iptables
10 3 (0.32%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.32%) XenApp
11 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 366 (39.48%) Nagios
2 323 (34.84%) FortiGate
3 101 (10.90%) Cisco Prime
4 74 (7.98%) Cisco CUCM
5 69 (7.44%) SCCM
6 57 (6.15%) SCOM
7 32 (3.45%) Cisco UCCX
8 29 (3.13%) Stealthwatch
9 21 (2.27%) Puppet
10 16 (1.73%) vRealize
11 15 (1.62%) Ansible
12 12 (1.29%) Kubernetes
12 12 (1.29%) vCenter Server
13 11 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
13 11 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (1.19%) SCOrch
13 11 (1.19%) Terraform
14 10 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
15 9 (0.97%) Cacti
15 9 (0.97%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 919 (99.14%) Cisco
2 372 (40.13%) Palo Alto
3 332 (35.81%) Fortinet
4 259 (27.94%) CheckPoint
5 181 (19.53%) F5
6 145 (15.64%) VMware
7 118 (12.73%) Juniper
8 113 (12.19%) Microsoft
9 99 (10.68%) SolarWinds
10 65 (7.01%) Meraki
11 49 (5.29%) HP
12 46 (4.96%) NetApp
13 39 (4.21%) Citrix
14 30 (3.24%) Blue Coat
14 30 (3.24%) Riverbed
15 27 (2.91%) Veeam
16 23 (2.48%) Aruba
17 22 (2.37%) IronPort
18 20 (2.16%) Huawei
19 19 (2.05%) Brocade