Period
to 16 January 2021

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 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Nexus
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 558 636 565
Rank change year-on-year +78 -71 +25
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Nexus 193 445 722
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.35% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.18% 2.34% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 174 397 641
Median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,650 £40,000
90th Percentile £85,875 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £52,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -8.65% -0.95% +5.00%

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 8,853 18,996 22,758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.22% 15.06% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7,078 15,160 18,060
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
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 16 January 2021.

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 16 January 2021. 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 +80 177 £55,000 -8.33% 26
UK excluding London +85 134 £47,500 -8.65% 18
London +127 56 £75,000 +15.38% 10
South East +106 41 £55,000 -4.35% 5
North of England +98 36 £55,000 +22.22% 4
North West +95 30 £55,000 +13.99% 2
Midlands +46 24 £55,000 +17.02% 3
East of England +83 15 £50,000 +11.11%
East Midlands +36 13 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Work from Home -72 13 £57,500 -11.54% 1
West Midlands +59 11 £30,500 -39.00%
South West +51 11 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Yorkshire +41 9 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Scotland +50 8 £45,500 -27.20%
Wales - 5 £57,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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.

1 192 (99.48%) Cisco
2 132 (68.39%) Firewall
3 114 (59.07%) Cisco Certification
4 108 (55.96%) WAN
5 98 (50.78%) Cisco ASA
6 82 (42.49%) CCNP
7 79 (40.93%) LAN
8 76 (39.38%) Wireless
9 75 (38.86%) BGP
10 71 (36.79%) OSPF
11 60 (31.09%) CheckPoint
12 59 (30.57%) Palo Alto
13 57 (29.53%) Data Centre
14 54 (27.98%) CCNA
15 53 (27.46%) F5
16 46 (23.83%) MPLS
17 44 (22.80%) VMware
18 43 (22.28%) Cisco Firepower
19 42 (21.76%) Network Security
20 41 (21.24%) Problem-Solving
21 38 (19.69%) Finance
22 37 (19.17%) VMware Infrastructure
22 37 (19.17%) VLAN
22 37 (19.17%) Fortinet
23 36 (18.65%) Cisco ISE
24 34 (17.62%) VPN
25 33 (17.10%) Multicast
25 33 (17.10%) Meraki
26 30 (15.54%) TCP/IP
27 29 (15.03%) SolarWinds

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 15 (7.77%) IIS
2 12 (6.22%) Apache
3 5 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.47%) Azure
2 21 (10.88%) AWS
3 15 (7.77%) Office 365
4 13 (6.74%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.04%) IaaS
5 2 (1.04%) PaaS
6 1 (0.52%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (0.52%) Cloudflare
6 1 (0.52%) SaaS
6 1 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 132 (68.39%) Firewall
2 108 (55.96%) WAN
3 98 (50.78%) Cisco ASA
4 79 (40.93%) LAN
5 76 (39.38%) Wireless
6 75 (38.86%) BGP
7 71 (36.79%) OSPF
8 46 (23.83%) MPLS
9 43 (22.28%) Cisco Firepower
10 42 (21.76%) Network Security
11 37 (19.17%) VLAN
12 36 (18.65%) Cisco ISE
13 34 (17.62%) VPN
14 33 (17.10%) Multicast
15 30 (15.54%) TCP/IP
16 24 (12.44%) EIGRP
16 24 (12.44%) VXLAN
17 22 (11.40%) DNS
18 19 (9.84%) Cisco IOS
18 19 (9.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.04%) Ingres
2 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (13.99%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (2.59%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (19.69%) Finance
2 10 (5.18%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.66%) Banking
4 5 (2.59%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.07%) Law
6 3 (1.55%) Marketing
7 2 (1.04%) Housing Association
7 2 (1.04%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (1.04%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.04%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.52%) Military
8 1 (0.52%) Police
Job Titles
1 115 (59.59%) Network Engineer
2 39 (20.21%) Senior Network Engineer
3 26 (13.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (12.44%) Security Engineer
5 21 (10.88%) Network Security Engineer
6 20 (10.36%) Consultant
7 16 (8.29%) Network Consultant
7 16 (8.29%) Support Engineer
8 13 (6.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 12 (6.22%) Network Support
10 11 (5.70%) Network Support Engineer
11 10 (5.18%) Cisco Engineer
11 10 (5.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 9 (4.66%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (4.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (4.15%) Senior Support Engineer
14 7 (3.63%) Network Team Leader
14 7 (3.63%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
14 7 (3.63%) Senior Network Consultant
14 7 (3.63%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.70%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.59%) YAML
3 4 (2.07%) JSON
3 4 (2.07%) XMPP
4 3 (1.55%) Regular Expression
5 2 (1.04%) Spine.js
6 1 (0.52%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 57 (29.53%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (2.59%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.04%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.52%) FMCG
5 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.52%) PKI
5 1 (0.52%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.51%) Linux
2 25 (12.95%) Windows
3 11 (5.70%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.55%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (1.04%) Unix
6 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.52%) VMS
7 1 (0.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.24%) Problem-Solving
2 29 (15.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 27 (13.99%) ITIL
4 22 (11.40%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 22 (11.40%) Mentoring
5 21 (10.88%) Load Balancing
5 21 (10.88%) Project Delivery
6 17 (8.81%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (8.29%) Network Design
8 15 (7.77%) DevOps
8 15 (7.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (7.77%) DNA
8 15 (7.77%) Information Security
9 14 (7.25%) Low Latency
9 14 (7.25%) Security Operations
10 13 (6.74%) Capacity Management
10 13 (6.74%) Network Virtualisation
10 13 (6.74%) Presales
11 12 (6.22%) Cybersecurity
11 12 (6.22%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.92%) Python
2 4 (2.07%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.55%) Lisp
4 2 (1.04%) C
4 2 (1.04%) SQL
5 1 (0.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 114 (59.07%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (42.49%) CCNP
3 54 (27.98%) CCNA
4 22 (11.40%) CCIE
5 17 (8.81%) CISSP
5 17 (8.81%) Security Cleared
6 16 (8.29%) CCSA
7 14 (7.25%) SC Cleared
8 11 (5.70%) CEH
9 8 (4.15%) MOS
10 6 (3.11%) CCDP
11 5 (2.59%) Check Point Certification
11 5 (2.59%) DV Cleared
12 4 (2.07%) CCDA
12 4 (2.07%) CCDE
13 3 (1.55%) DBS Check
13 3 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (1.04%) VCAP
15 1 (0.52%) JNCIP
15 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.25%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.59%) SLA
3 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (19.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.77%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.15%) VMware NSX
4 7 (3.63%) Docker
5 6 (3.11%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.55%) vSphere
7 2 (1.04%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (12.95%) Ansible
2 14 (7.25%) SCCM
3 11 (5.70%) Nessus
4 9 (4.66%) Cisco Prime
5 8 (4.15%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (3.11%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.55%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.55%) Nagios
7 3 (1.55%) vCenter Server
8 2 (1.04%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.52%) OPNET
9 1 (0.52%) SCSM
9 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 192 (99.48%) Cisco
2 60 (31.09%) CheckPoint
3 59 (30.57%) Palo Alto
4 53 (27.46%) F5
5 44 (22.80%) VMware
6 37 (19.17%) Fortinet
7 33 (17.10%) Meraki
8 29 (15.03%) SolarWinds
9 27 (13.99%) Microsoft
10 23 (11.92%) Juniper
11 13 (6.74%) Riverbed
11 13 (6.74%) Splunk
12 12 (6.22%) Aruba
12 12 (6.22%) Rapid7
13 10 (5.18%) Arista
14 7 (3.63%) Infoblox
15 5 (2.59%) ServiceNow
16 4 (2.07%) CommVault
16 4 (2.07%) ForeScout
16 4 (2.07%) NetApp