Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Nexus
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 579 472 464
Rank change year-on-year -107 -8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Nexus 746 1,026 1,339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.58% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.78% 3.52% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 609 880 1,094
UK median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.91% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £38,000 £33,888 £37,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% -

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 26,788 29,171 34,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.21% 16.61% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 21,632 23,716 28,941
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.63% - -

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 February 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 22 February 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 -108 713 £56,500 +2.73% 66
UK excluding London -101 469 £50,000 +2.04% 45
London -46 271 £60,000 +4.35% 22
South East -70 184 £60,000 +4.35% 15
South West +24 73 £42,500 -5.56% 4
East of England -43 72 £55,000 - 10
Midlands -72 62 £41,500 -2.35% 7
North of England -40 61 £50,000 +33.33% 8
Yorkshire +25 37 £50,000 +39.18% 5
West Midlands -22 36 £46,250 +20.13% 3
East Midlands -32 24 £41,500 -10.75% 4
North West -48 24 £50,000 +17.65% 3
Scotland -28 22 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Wales -2 6 £39,250 -41.85%
Channel Islands +4 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 744 (99.73%) Cisco
2 545 (73.06%) Cisco Certification
3 462 (61.93%) Firewall
4 430 (57.64%) CCNP
5 353 (47.32%) WAN
6 332 (44.50%) Cisco ASA
7 313 (41.96%) BGP
8 312 (41.82%) Data Centre
9 294 (39.41%) LAN
10 275 (36.86%) OSPF
11 260 (34.85%) MPLS
11 260 (34.85%) VPN
12 255 (34.18%) CheckPoint
13 248 (33.24%) Wireless
14 212 (28.42%) F5
15 201 (26.94%) Network Security
16 198 (26.54%) CCNA
17 194 (26.01%) Juniper
18 193 (25.87%) VMware
19 189 (25.34%) CCIE
20 185 (24.80%) Cisco IOS
21 179 (23.99%) Palo Alto
22 173 (23.19%) IPsec
23 166 (22.25%) DNS
24 163 (21.85%) EIGRP
25 155 (20.78%) ITIL
26 151 (20.24%) Network Monitoring
27 148 (19.84%) VoIP
28 138 (18.50%) VMware Infrastructure
29 134 (17.96%) 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 45 (6.03%) CMS
2 37 (4.96%) Skype for Business
3 19 (2.55%) MS Exchange
4 11 (1.47%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (0.67%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.27%) Apache
8 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.27%) IIS
9 1 (0.13%) nginx
9 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.94%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 62 (8.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (8.04%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.74%) Office 365
4 11 (1.47%) SaaS
5 7 (0.94%) IaaS
6 4 (0.54%) Akamai
6 4 (0.54%) PaaS
7 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 462 (61.93%) Firewall
2 353 (47.32%) WAN
3 332 (44.50%) Cisco ASA
4 313 (41.96%) BGP
5 294 (39.41%) LAN
6 275 (36.86%) OSPF
7 260 (34.85%) MPLS
7 260 (34.85%) VPN
8 248 (33.24%) Wireless
9 201 (26.94%) Network Security
10 185 (24.80%) Cisco IOS
11 173 (23.19%) IPsec
12 166 (22.25%) DNS
13 163 (21.85%) EIGRP
14 148 (19.84%) VoIP
15 124 (16.62%) Ethernet
16 114 (15.28%) DHCP
17 107 (14.34%) TCP/IP
18 97 (13.00%) NX-OS
19 89 (11.93%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.41%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.01%) InfluxDB
3 14 (1.88%) MySQL
3 14 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (0.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 61 (8.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 54 (7.24%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 133 (17.83%) Finance
2 71 (9.52%) Banking
3 56 (7.51%) Telecoms
4 24 (3.22%) Retail
5 13 (1.74%) Advertising
6 9 (1.21%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.07%) Investment Banking
8 7 (0.94%) Games
9 6 (0.80%) Billing
9 6 (0.80%) Legal
10 5 (0.67%) Law
11 4 (0.54%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.27%) Automotive
12 2 (0.27%) Electronics
12 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 376 (50.40%) Network Engineer
2 140 (18.77%) Senior Network Engineer
3 119 (15.95%) Cisco Engineer
4 109 (14.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 56 (7.51%) Architect
6 53 (7.10%) Consultant
7 49 (6.57%) Team Leader
8 47 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 47 (6.30%) Network Team Leader
9 43 (5.76%) Network Specialist
10 42 (5.63%) Lead Network Engineer
11 39 (5.23%) Network Architect
12 36 (4.83%) Cisco Consultant
13 35 (4.69%) Analyst
13 35 (4.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 35 (4.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
14 34 (4.56%) Network Analyst
14 34 (4.56%) Network Support
15 33 (4.42%) Security Engineer
16 31 (4.16%) Cisco Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (7.51%) XMPP
2 23 (3.08%) LDAP
3 18 (2.41%) 802.1X
4 4 (0.54%) CSS
4 4 (0.54%) Middleware
5 2 (0.27%) Flash
6 1 (0.13%) RESTful
6 1 (0.13%) VXML
6 1 (0.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 312 (41.82%) Data Centre
2 72 (9.65%) Clustering
3 49 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 27 (3.62%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.28%) PKI
7 16 (2.14%) Replication
8 13 (1.74%) FlexPod
9 12 (1.61%) Driving Licence
10 10 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (1.21%) Fintech
11 9 (1.21%) Public Cloud
12 7 (0.94%) Blackberry
12 7 (0.94%) DataPower
12 7 (0.94%) Fat Client
12 7 (0.94%) Thin Client
12 7 (0.94%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 6 (0.80%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (0.54%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 75 (10.05%) Linux
2 61 (8.18%) Windows
3 46 (6.17%) Unix
4 28 (3.75%) CentOS
5 20 (2.68%) Windows Server
6 13 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.21%) Solaris
8 9 (1.21%) Ubuntu
8 9 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.40%) Check Point GAiA
11 2 (0.27%) Debian
11 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.13%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.13%) Fedora
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (20.78%) ITIL
2 151 (20.24%) Network Monitoring
3 134 (17.96%) Load Balancing
4 85 (11.39%) Network Design
5 84 (11.26%) Network Management
6 78 (10.46%) Capacity Management
7 76 (10.19%) Root Cause Analysis
8 74 (9.92%) Incident Management
9 65 (8.71%) Mentoring
10 64 (8.58%) Presales
11 63 (8.45%) Service Management
12 56 (7.51%) Line Management
13 51 (6.84%) Security Patching
14 49 (6.57%) Project Management
15 43 (5.76%) Migration
16 41 (5.50%) Kalman Filter
17 38 (5.09%) Agile Software Development
17 38 (5.09%) Change Management
18 37 (4.96%) SIEM
19 32 (4.29%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 76 (10.19%) Python
2 36 (4.83%) Perl
3 29 (3.89%) Bash Shell
4 25 (3.35%) PowerShell
5 21 (2.82%) Ruby
6 8 (1.07%) SQL
7 6 (0.80%) C
8 5 (0.67%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.54%) VBScript
10 2 (0.27%) AWK
10 2 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 545 (73.06%) Cisco Certification
2 430 (57.64%) CCNP
3 198 (26.54%) CCNA
4 189 (25.34%) CCIE
5 80 (10.72%) Security Cleared
6 56 (7.51%) Degree
7 54 (7.24%) SC Cleared
8 49 (6.57%) DV Cleared
9 48 (6.43%) CCVP
10 46 (6.17%) CCDP
11 38 (5.09%) CCSE
12 32 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
13 29 (3.89%) CCSA
14 25 (3.35%) CCDA
15 23 (3.08%) CISSP
16 22 (2.95%) JNCIE
17 20 (2.68%) CCNP Voice
18 19 (2.55%) JNCIP
19 18 (2.41%) CCDE
19 18 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (9.65%) SLA
2 18 (2.41%) PMO
3 13 (1.74%) QA
4 11 (1.47%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.27%) GDPR
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 138 (18.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 92 (12.33%) Active Directory
3 35 (4.69%) Hyper-V
4 29 (3.89%) VMware NSX
5 28 (3.75%) iptables
6 18 (2.41%) XenApp
7 17 (2.28%) XenDesktop
8 13 (1.74%) vSphere
9 8 (1.07%) XenServer
10 7 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.67%) Firmware
12 5 (0.67%) ProxySG
13 3 (0.40%) vCloud
14 1 (0.13%) NFS
14 1 (0.13%) Postfix
14 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 95 (12.73%) Nagios
2 90 (12.06%) Cisco CUCM
3 77 (10.32%) Cisco Prime
4 59 (7.91%) Cacti
5 57 (7.64%) Cisco UCCX
6 49 (6.57%) Cisco LMS
6 49 (6.57%) Opsview
7 48 (6.43%) Puppet
8 46 (6.17%) Cisco UCCE
9 40 (5.36%) Ansible
10 35 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
11 33 (4.42%) FortiGate
12 28 (3.75%) SELinux
13 21 (2.82%) Salt
14 20 (2.68%) Grafana
14 20 (2.68%) Icinga
15 16 (2.14%) SCCM
15 16 (2.14%) SolarWinds Orion
16 14 (1.88%) vCenter Server
17 11 (1.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 744 (99.73%) Cisco
2 255 (34.18%) CheckPoint
3 212 (28.42%) F5
4 194 (26.01%) Juniper
5 193 (25.87%) VMware
6 179 (23.99%) Palo Alto
7 115 (15.42%) SolarWinds
8 108 (14.48%) Microsoft
9 100 (13.40%) HP
10 71 (9.52%) Aruba
11 66 (8.85%) Citrix
12 59 (7.91%) Meraki
13 51 (6.84%) Riverbed
14 46 (6.17%) Fortinet
15 45 (6.03%) Blue Coat
16 43 (5.76%) Dell
17 37 (4.96%) NetApp
17 37 (4.96%) Red Hat
18 36 (4.83%) Avaya
19 29 (3.89%) IronPort