Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Nexus
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 499 498 455
Rank change year-on-year -1 -43 +129
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Nexus 936 1059 1382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.55% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.37% 3.28% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 795 918 1124
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £36,350 £36,250 £37,250
90th Percentile £75,750 £72,500 £75,000
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 27810 32271 36695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.98% 16.89% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 22561 26489 30264
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 2017. 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 -9 888 £55,000 - 29
UK excluding London -13 587 £50,000 - 24
London +42 342 £62,000 +3.33% 9
South East -58 177 £55,000 +4.76% 8
North of England +2 124 £45,000 +7.14% 3
East of England +27 109 £52,500 - 4
Midlands -4 80 £42,500 -10.53% 4
Yorkshire +49 74 £45,000 - 2
South West +20 68 £45,000 - 1
North West -51 49 £45,000 +20.00% 1
West Midlands -11 43 £45,000 -5.26% 3
East Midlands +27 36 £41,250 -8.33% 1
Scotland +12 32 £65,000 +33.33% 1
Wales +21 11 £39,250 -41.85% 3
North East +18 1 £50,000 +49.25%

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Cisco Nexus.

1 935 (99.89%) Cisco
2 718 (76.71%) Cisco Certification
3 567 (60.58%) Firewall
4 557 (59.51%) CCNP
5 426 (45.51%) BGP
6 420 (44.87%) WAN
7 367 (39.21%) OSPF
8 363 (38.78%) Data Centre
9 354 (37.82%) Cisco ASA
10 348 (37.18%) LAN
11 320 (34.19%) CheckPoint
12 315 (33.65%) Wireless
13 313 (33.44%) MPLS
14 292 (31.20%) CCIE
15 290 (30.98%) F5
16 287 (30.66%) VPN
17 260 (27.78%) EIGRP
18 257 (27.46%) Juniper
19 247 (26.39%) VMware
20 231 (24.68%) Palo Alto
21 221 (23.61%) CCNA
22 220 (23.50%) IPsec
23 213 (22.76%) Cisco IOS
24 199 (21.26%) Network Security
25 193 (20.62%) Microsoft
26 183 (19.55%) Load Balancing
27 173 (18.48%) ITIL
28 172 (18.38%) VoIP
29 160 (17.09%) Finance
30 155 (16.56%) DNS

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 57 (6.09%) CMS
2 32 (3.42%) Skype for Business
3 19 (2.03%) MS Exchange
4 15 (1.60%) IIS
5 13 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (1.07%) Apache
7 6 (0.64%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.53%) nginx
9 4 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.43%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.32%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.21%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.11%) Confluence
12 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (2.46%) MS Visio
2 11 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.18%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 81 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (2.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 20 (2.14%) IaaS
4 20 (2.14%) PaaS
5 9 (0.96%) SaaS
6 6 (0.64%) Office 365
7 3 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.32%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.11%) Akamai
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 567 (60.58%) Firewall
2 426 (45.51%) BGP
3 420 (44.87%) WAN
4 367 (39.21%) OSPF
5 354 (37.82%) Cisco ASA
6 348 (37.18%) LAN
7 315 (33.65%) Wireless
8 313 (33.44%) MPLS
9 287 (30.66%) VPN
10 260 (27.78%) EIGRP
11 220 (23.50%) IPsec
12 213 (22.76%) Cisco IOS
13 199 (21.26%) Network Security
14 172 (18.38%) VoIP
15 155 (16.56%) DNS
16 122 (13.03%) TCP/IP
17 116 (12.39%) DHCP
17 116 (12.39%) Ethernet
18 105 (11.22%) SAN
19 100 (10.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.85%) MySQL
3 7 (0.75%) InfluxDB
3 7 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.21%) DB2
5 2 (0.21%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 45 (4.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 35 (3.74%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.32%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.32%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.21%) git-flow
5 1 (0.11%) FishEye
5 1 (0.11%) JIRA
General
1 160 (17.09%) Finance
2 100 (10.68%) Banking
3 86 (9.19%) Telecoms
4 25 (2.67%) Retail
5 22 (2.35%) Law
6 18 (1.92%) Legal
7 17 (1.82%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.60%) Investment Banking
9 9 (0.96%) Automotive
9 9 (0.96%) Billing
10 6 (0.64%) Games
11 5 (0.53%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.53%) Marketing
12 4 (0.43%) Electronics
13 1 (0.11%) German Language
13 1 (0.11%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 522 (55.77%) Network Engineer
2 224 (23.93%) Cisco Engineer
3 192 (20.51%) Senior Network Engineer
4 187 (19.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 84 (8.97%) Architect
6 68 (7.26%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 66 (7.05%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 56 (5.98%) Network Architect
9 53 (5.66%) Support Engineer
10 52 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 49 (5.24%) Network Support
12 45 (4.81%) Consultant
12 45 (4.81%) Network Support Engineer
13 38 (4.06%) Team Leader
14 37 (3.95%) Analyst
14 37 (3.95%) Security Engineer
15 36 (3.85%) Juniper Engineer
15 36 (3.85%) Network Specialist
16 35 (3.74%) Network Analyst
16 35 (3.74%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (8.76%) XMPP
2 42 (4.49%) 802.1X
3 20 (2.14%) SAML
4 4 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.21%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.21%) XML
6 1 (0.11%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.11%) Flash
6 1 (0.11%) Middleware
6 1 (0.11%) REST
6 1 (0.11%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 363 (38.78%) Data Centre
2 64 (6.84%) Clustering
3 53 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 41 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (4.06%) PKI
6 32 (3.42%) Video Conferencing
7 31 (3.31%) Management Information System
8 22 (2.35%) Virtual Team
9 19 (2.03%) FlexPod
10 16 (1.71%) Driving Licence
11 12 (1.28%) Blackberry
12 10 (1.07%) Replication
13 9 (0.96%) CLARiiON
13 9 (0.96%) DataPower
13 9 (0.96%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 8 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (0.85%) Spread Betting
15 7 (0.75%) Equities
15 7 (0.75%) Fixed Income
15 7 (0.75%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 131 (14.00%) Linux
2 123 (13.14%) Windows
3 65 (6.94%) Unix
4 40 (4.27%) Windows Server
5 38 (4.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (3.74%) CentOS
7 31 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (1.60%) Ubuntu
9 10 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.96%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.75%) Solaris
12 5 (0.53%) Fedora
12 5 (0.53%) VMS
13 3 (0.32%) Debian
14 2 (0.21%) AIX
14 2 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.21%) SUSE
14 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (19.55%) Load Balancing
2 173 (18.48%) ITIL
3 155 (16.56%) Network Design
4 117 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
5 114 (12.18%) Network Management
6 101 (10.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 78 (8.33%) Presales
8 71 (7.59%) Mentoring
9 67 (7.16%) Incident Management
10 60 (6.41%) Capacity Management
10 60 (6.41%) Change Management
10 60 (6.41%) Migration
11 56 (5.98%) Line Management
12 48 (5.13%) Service Management
13 46 (4.91%) Service Delivery
14 41 (4.38%) Problem Management
15 38 (4.06%) Security Patching
16 37 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
16 37 (3.95%) Kalman Filter
17 36 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (6.52%) Python
2 42 (4.49%) C
3 24 (2.56%) Perl
4 16 (1.71%) PowerShell
5 15 (1.60%) SQL
6 13 (1.39%) Bash Shell
7 9 (0.96%) Ruby
7 9 (0.96%) Shell Script
8 5 (0.53%) Java
9 1 (0.11%) AWK
9 1 (0.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 718 (76.71%) Cisco Certification
2 557 (59.51%) CCNP
3 292 (31.20%) CCIE
4 221 (23.61%) CCNA
5 97 (10.36%) Security Cleared
6 78 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 67 (7.16%) Degree
8 62 (6.62%) CCDP
9 59 (6.30%) CCSE
10 56 (5.98%) CCVP
11 41 (4.38%) CCSA
12 40 (4.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 38 (4.06%) CCDA
14 37 (3.95%) DV Cleared
14 37 (3.95%) JNCIP
15 27 (2.88%) CCNP Voice
16 23 (2.46%) CISSP
17 22 (2.35%) JNCIA
17 22 (2.35%) Network+ Certification
18 20 (2.14%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (9.72%) SLA
2 14 (1.50%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.28%) QA
4 11 (1.18%) PMO
5 9 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.75%) COBIT
7 1 (0.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 136 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 116 (12.39%) Active Directory
3 56 (5.98%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.71%) VMware NSX
4 16 (1.71%) XenApp
5 14 (1.50%) iptables
5 14 (1.50%) vSphere
6 10 (1.07%) XenDesktop
7 9 (0.96%) ProxySG
8 6 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.53%) Postfix
10 4 (0.43%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.32%) Firmware
11 3 (0.32%) vCloud
12 2 (0.21%) Docker
12 2 (0.21%) FreeRADIUS
12 2 (0.21%) NFS
12 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.11%) KVM
13 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 105 (11.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 80 (8.55%) Cisco Prime
3 76 (8.12%) Nagios
4 67 (7.16%) Cisco UCCX
5 65 (6.94%) Cacti
6 54 (5.77%) SolarWinds Orion
7 51 (5.45%) Cisco UCCE
8 37 (3.95%) Cisco LMS
8 37 (3.95%) Opsview
9 36 (3.85%) FortiGate
10 27 (2.88%) Ansible
11 26 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
12 22 (2.35%) Puppet
13 21 (2.24%) vCenter Server
14 14 (1.50%) SCCM
14 14 (1.50%) SELinux
15 9 (0.96%) Salt
16 8 (0.85%) Grafana
16 8 (0.85%) SmokePing
17 7 (0.75%) Icinga
Vendors
1 935 (99.89%) Cisco
2 320 (34.19%) CheckPoint
3 290 (30.98%) F5
4 257 (27.46%) Juniper
5 247 (26.39%) VMware
6 231 (24.68%) Palo Alto
7 193 (20.62%) Microsoft
8 155 (16.56%) SolarWinds
9 107 (11.43%) HP
10 89 (9.51%) Meraki
11 84 (8.97%) Citrix
12 74 (7.91%) Riverbed
13 65 (6.94%) Aruba
14 55 (5.88%) Dell
15 53 (5.66%) NetApp
16 50 (5.34%) Red Hat
17 42 (4.49%) Brocade
18 39 (4.17%) Avaya
19 36 (3.85%) Fortinet
20 27 (2.88%) Blue Coat