Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Nexus
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 591 569 567
Rank change year-on-year -22 -2 -73
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Nexus 518 747 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.47% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.56% 3.14% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 372 602 678
UK median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.74% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £41,250 £39,500 £38,000
90th Percentile £77,375 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 20,250 23,809 27,740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.23% 14.95% 15.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15,853 18,674 22,430
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -31 487 £60,000 +4.35% 77
UK excluding London +33 354 £55,000 +10.00% 55
London -99 140 £65,000 - 24
South East +50 117 £57,500 +0.88% 10
North of England +40 79 £47,000 +10.59% 18
Midlands +17 60 £50,000 -13.04% 11
Yorkshire +55 54 £45,000 -10.00% 12
East of England +72 50 £58,500 -10.00% 9
South West -9 41 £55,000 +22.22% 5
East Midlands +24 36 £47,000 +4.44% 1
West Midlands +22 24 £50,000 -13.04% 10
North West +12 20 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Scotland +23 8 £62,500 +64.47% 2
North East - 5 £39,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 510 (98.46%) Cisco
2 379 (73.17%) Cisco Certification
3 356 (68.73%) Firewall
4 339 (65.44%) CCNP
5 289 (55.79%) WAN
6 259 (50.00%) Data Centre
7 221 (42.66%) BGP
8 202 (39.00%) Cisco ASA
9 201 (38.80%) OSPF
10 183 (35.33%) LAN
11 180 (34.75%) CheckPoint
12 177 (34.17%) Network Security
13 161 (31.08%) VPN
14 154 (29.73%) CCNA
15 146 (28.19%) Wireless
15 146 (28.19%) Palo Alto
16 135 (26.06%) F5
17 133 (25.68%) Linux
18 127 (24.52%) Network Design
19 126 (24.32%) DNS
20 117 (22.59%) MPLS
20 117 (22.59%) VMware
21 103 (19.88%) IPsec
22 99 (19.11%) Load Balancing
22 99 (19.11%) SolarWinds
23 96 (18.53%) Juniper
24 86 (16.60%) Microsoft
24 86 (16.60%) ITIL
24 86 (16.60%) VMware Infrastructure
25 84 (16.22%) Fortinet

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 37 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 10 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (1.35%) IIS
4 6 (1.16%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.97%) Apache
5 5 (0.97%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.58%) nginx
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (2.32%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.77%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 70 (13.51%) Azure
2 47 (9.07%) AWS
3 38 (7.34%) Office 365
4 6 (1.16%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 3 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.58%) GCP
5 3 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.39%) IaaS
6 2 (0.39%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.39%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 356 (68.73%) Firewall
2 289 (55.79%) WAN
3 221 (42.66%) BGP
4 202 (39.00%) Cisco ASA
5 201 (38.80%) OSPF
6 183 (35.33%) LAN
7 177 (34.17%) Network Security
8 161 (31.08%) VPN
9 146 (28.19%) Wireless
10 126 (24.32%) DNS
11 117 (22.59%) MPLS
12 103 (19.88%) IPsec
13 76 (14.67%) Cisco IOS
14 74 (14.29%) TCP/IP
15 71 (13.71%) SAN
16 68 (13.13%) Cisco ISE
16 68 (13.13%) NetScaler
17 57 (11.00%) VLAN
18 55 (10.62%) Cisco Wireless
18 55 (10.62%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.97%) MySQL
3 4 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 26 (5.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 22 (4.25%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.97%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.58%) Artifactory
5 3 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 83 (16.02%) Finance
2 38 (7.34%) Telecoms
3 24 (4.63%) Banking
4 18 (3.47%) Public Sector
5 16 (3.09%) Financial Institution
6 12 (2.32%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.12%) Retail
8 7 (1.35%) Marketing
9 6 (1.16%) Electronics
10 4 (0.77%) Front Office
10 4 (0.77%) Law
10 4 (0.77%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.19%) French Language
11 1 (0.19%) International Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.19%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 289 (55.79%) Network Engineer
2 112 (21.62%) Senior Network Engineer
3 85 (16.41%) Cisco Engineer
4 73 (14.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 64 (12.36%) Network Security Engineer
5 64 (12.36%) Security Engineer
6 63 (12.16%) Consultant
7 44 (8.49%) Network Consultant
8 42 (8.11%) Architect
9 41 (7.92%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 35 (6.76%) Network Architect
11 31 (5.98%) Cisco Consultant
11 31 (5.98%) Cisco Network Consultant
12 29 (5.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 26 (5.02%) Network Security Consultant
13 26 (5.02%) Security Consultant
14 25 (4.83%) Technical Leader
15 24 (4.63%) Firewall Engineer
16 23 (4.44%) Check Point Consultant
16 23 (4.44%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.74%) 802.1X
2 7 (1.35%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (0.97%) XMPP
4 3 (0.58%) Django
4 3 (0.58%) Flash
4 3 (0.58%) JSON
4 3 (0.58%) Web Services
5 1 (0.19%) CSS
5 1 (0.19%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 259 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 76 (14.67%) Management Information System
3 32 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.05%) Replication
5 18 (3.47%) Driving Licence
6 13 (2.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 12 (2.32%) PKI
8 11 (2.12%) EMC VNX
8 11 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.74%) Enterprise Storage
10 8 (1.54%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.97%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.97%) IVR
12 4 (0.77%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.77%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.77%) Fibre Optics
12 4 (0.77%) FlexPod
12 4 (0.77%) Thin Client
13 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Cloud
13 3 (0.58%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 133 (25.68%) Linux
2 80 (15.44%) Windows
3 68 (13.13%) Unix
4 41 (7.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (6.37%) Windows Server
6 18 (3.47%) CentOS
7 17 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (2.90%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.93%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.97%) Android
10 5 (0.97%) Debian
11 4 (0.77%) Data ONTAP
11 4 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.58%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.39%) SUSE
14 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (24.52%) Network Design
2 99 (19.11%) Load Balancing
3 86 (16.60%) ITIL
4 79 (15.25%) Network Monitoring
5 78 (15.06%) Change Control
6 70 (13.51%) Network Management
7 69 (13.32%) Project Delivery
8 62 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
9 61 (11.78%) Service Delivery
10 48 (9.27%) Mentoring
11 46 (8.88%) Presales
11 46 (8.88%) Product Management
12 43 (8.30%) IT Strategy
13 41 (7.92%) Migration
14 38 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
15 33 (6.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 28 (5.41%) Data Protection
17 26 (5.02%) Kalman Filter
18 24 (4.63%) Cybersecurity
19 23 (4.44%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 68 (13.13%) Python
2 56 (10.81%) Bash Shell
3 50 (9.65%) Perl
4 12 (2.32%) PowerShell
5 10 (1.93%) C
6 5 (0.97%) Ruby
7 2 (0.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 379 (73.17%) Cisco Certification
2 339 (65.44%) CCNP
3 154 (29.73%) CCNA
4 74 (14.29%) CCIE
5 53 (10.23%) CCSE
6 47 (9.07%) CCSA
7 41 (7.92%) CCDP
8 40 (7.72%) Degree
9 37 (7.14%) Security Cleared
10 22 (4.25%) Check Point Certification
11 18 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 17 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (3.09%) MCSE
14 11 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
14 11 (2.12%) SC Cleared
14 11 (2.12%) VCP6
15 10 (1.93%) JNCIP
15 10 (1.93%) JNCIS
16 8 (1.54%) CCIE Routing and Switching
16 8 (1.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (9.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (8.88%) ISO 9001
3 23 (4.44%) SLA
4 8 (1.54%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.16%) QA
6 3 (0.58%) PMO
7 2 (0.39%) GDPR
System Software
1 86 (16.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (12.55%) Active Directory
3 40 (7.72%) vSphere
4 15 (2.90%) VMware NSX
5 12 (2.32%) Hyper-V
6 11 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.74%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 9 (1.74%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.97%) ProxySG
9 4 (0.77%) iptables
9 4 (0.77%) KVM
9 4 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.77%) XenApp
10 3 (0.58%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.58%) NFS
11 2 (0.39%) Docker
11 2 (0.39%) Xen
12 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 65 (12.55%) FortiGate
1 65 (12.55%) Nagios
2 62 (11.97%) Cisco Prime
3 50 (9.65%) Cisco CUCM
4 31 (5.98%) SCCM
5 27 (5.21%) Cisco UCCX
6 22 (4.25%) SCOM
7 20 (3.86%) vCenter Server
8 15 (2.90%) Ansible
8 15 (2.90%) SolarWinds Orion
8 15 (2.90%) Stealthwatch
9 13 (2.51%) Puppet
10 12 (2.32%) vRealize
11 10 (1.93%) WhatsUp Gold
12 9 (1.74%) Cisco IPCC
13 6 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
14 5 (0.97%) Cacti
15 4 (0.77%) Cisco UCCE
15 4 (0.77%) Terraform
15 4 (0.77%) vMotion
Vendors
1 510 (98.46%) Cisco
2 180 (34.75%) CheckPoint
3 146 (28.19%) Palo Alto
4 135 (26.06%) F5
5 117 (22.59%) VMware
6 99 (19.11%) SolarWinds
7 96 (18.53%) Juniper
8 86 (16.60%) Microsoft
9 84 (16.22%) Fortinet
10 48 (9.27%) Citrix
11 37 (7.14%) HP
12 34 (6.56%) Meraki
13 31 (5.98%) NetApp
14 24 (4.63%) Blue Coat
15 20 (3.86%) Aruba
16 18 (3.47%) Forcepoint
16 18 (3.47%) Riverbed
16 18 (3.47%) Splunk
16 18 (3.47%) Veeam
17 14 (2.70%) EMC