Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Nexus
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 587 508 470
Rank change year-on-year -79 -38 -29
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Nexus 750 915 1,287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.54% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.86% 3.40% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 595 763 1,075
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £38,000 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,150
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 26,251 26,951 33,973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.10% 15.94% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 20,829 21,968 28,197
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -84 730 £56,500 +2.73% 69
UK excluding London -54 425 £50,000 - 38
London -39 318 £59,000 -1.67% 35
South East -84 154 £60,000 +9.09% 6
Midlands -24 81 £45,000 +5.88% 6
South West +10 69 £42,500 -5.56% 6
East of England -24 63 £55,000 +10.00% 8
North of England -31 61 £50,000 +11.11% 8
West Midlands +3 58 £57,500 +35.29%
North West -26 32 £56,250 +32.35% 4
Yorkshire +4 29 £42,500 -22.73% 4
East Midlands -25 20 £41,500 -2.35% 6
Scotland -39 9 £36,500 -14.12% 4
Wales 0 4 £52,250 +26.67%
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 749 (99.87%) Cisco
2 546 (72.80%) Cisco Certification
3 468 (62.40%) CCNP
4 459 (61.20%) Firewall
5 375 (50.00%) WAN
6 373 (49.73%) Cisco ASA
7 297 (39.60%) VPN
8 289 (38.53%) CheckPoint
8 289 (38.53%) Data Centre
9 278 (37.07%) LAN
10 277 (36.93%) F5
11 270 (36.00%) BGP
12 259 (34.53%) MPLS
13 255 (34.00%) Wireless
14 241 (32.13%) VMware
15 232 (30.93%) OSPF
16 219 (29.20%) Juniper
17 201 (26.80%) Network Security
18 200 (26.67%) CCNA
19 192 (25.60%) DNS
19 192 (25.60%) VMware Infrastructure
20 184 (24.53%) Cisco IOS
21 173 (23.07%) Network Monitoring
22 171 (22.80%) ITIL
23 156 (20.80%) CCIE
23 156 (20.80%) Palo Alto
24 153 (20.40%) DHCP
25 150 (20.00%) SolarWinds
26 141 (18.80%) IPsec
27 133 (17.73%) NX-OS

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 20 (2.67%) Skype for Business
2 19 (2.53%) OpenStack
3 17 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 15 (2.00%) Confluence
4 15 (2.00%) WebLogic
4 15 (2.00%) WebSphere
5 7 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (0.80%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.53%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 18 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (2.00%) Documaker
2 6 (0.80%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 86 (11.47%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (3.07%) IaaS
4 15 (2.00%) GitHub
5 14 (1.87%) Office 365
6 13 (1.73%) SaaS
7 5 (0.67%) Akamai
7 5 (0.67%) PaaS
8 3 (0.40%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 459 (61.20%) Firewall
2 375 (50.00%) WAN
3 373 (49.73%) Cisco ASA
4 297 (39.60%) VPN
5 278 (37.07%) LAN
6 270 (36.00%) BGP
7 259 (34.53%) MPLS
8 255 (34.00%) Wireless
9 232 (30.93%) OSPF
10 201 (26.80%) Network Security
11 192 (25.60%) DNS
12 184 (24.53%) Cisco IOS
13 153 (20.40%) DHCP
14 141 (18.80%) IPsec
15 133 (17.73%) NX-OS
16 126 (16.80%) TCP/IP
17 116 (15.47%) Cisco ISE
18 108 (14.40%) NetScaler
19 102 (13.60%) Ethernet
20 98 (13.07%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (4.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.00%) Big Data
2 15 (2.00%) MongoDB
2 15 (2.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (0.80%) InfluxDB
4 6 (0.80%) MySQL
4 6 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 96 (12.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 60 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 15 (2.00%) Gerrit
3 15 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 125 (16.67%) Finance
2 53 (7.07%) Banking
3 49 (6.53%) Telecoms
4 48 (6.40%) Retail
5 24 (3.20%) Advertising
6 23 (3.07%) Investment Banking
7 16 (2.13%) Financial Institution
8 15 (2.00%) Multimedia
9 11 (1.47%) Legal
10 8 (1.07%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.53%) Law
11 4 (0.53%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.40%) Games
12 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.27%) German Language
13 2 (0.27%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 423 (56.40%) Network Engineer
2 139 (18.53%) Senior Network Engineer
3 97 (12.93%) Cisco Engineer
4 94 (12.53%) Network Specialist
5 93 (12.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 67 (8.93%) Security Engineer
7 62 (8.27%) Network Security Engineer
8 61 (8.13%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 61 (8.13%) Senior Network Specialist
9 57 (7.60%) Analyst
10 51 (6.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 51 (6.80%) Network Analyst
11 49 (6.53%) Network Security Specialist
11 49 (6.53%) Security Specialist
12 47 (6.27%) Architect
13 42 (5.60%) Network Architect
13 42 (5.60%) Network Support
14 37 (4.93%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
15 34 (4.53%) Team Leader
16 32 (4.27%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.80%) LDAP
2 22 (2.93%) 802.1X
3 20 (2.67%) Middleware
4 16 (2.13%) RESTful
4 16 (2.13%) Web Services
5 15 (2.00%) SOAP
5 15 (2.00%) YAML
6 12 (1.60%) XMPP
7 7 (0.93%) JSON
8 5 (0.67%) CSS
9 2 (0.27%) Flash
10 1 (0.13%) COM
10 1 (0.13%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 289 (38.53%) Data Centre
2 83 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (7.73%) Self-Motivation
4 36 (4.80%) PKI
5 35 (4.67%) Management Information System
6 26 (3.47%) Computer Science
7 19 (2.53%) FlexPod
8 17 (2.27%) Clustering
9 15 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
10 14 (1.87%) Replication
11 13 (1.73%) BBC
12 12 (1.60%) Fintech
13 10 (1.33%) Hedge funds
14 9 (1.20%) Driving Licence
15 8 (1.07%) DataPower
15 8 (1.07%) VxBlock/Vblock
16 7 (0.93%) Equities
16 7 (0.93%) Fixed Income
16 7 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
17 6 (0.80%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 90 (12.00%) Windows
2 87 (11.60%) Linux
3 45 (6.00%) Unix
4 39 (5.20%) Windows Server
5 35 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (3.07%) CentOS
8 20 (2.67%) Solaris
9 17 (2.27%) Android
10 15 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.40%) Check Point GAiA
14 2 (0.27%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.13%) Debian
15 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (23.07%) Network Monitoring
2 171 (22.80%) ITIL
3 124 (16.53%) Problem-Solving
4 111 (14.80%) Load Balancing
5 98 (13.07%) Project Management
6 94 (12.53%) Network Management
7 79 (10.53%) High Availability
7 79 (10.53%) Incident Management
8 77 (10.27%) Service Management
9 76 (10.13%) Root Cause Analysis
10 67 (8.93%) Capacity Management
11 64 (8.53%) Presales
12 54 (7.20%) SIEM
13 53 (7.07%) ITIL V3
13 53 (7.07%) Security Patching
14 51 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
15 46 (6.13%) Capacity Planning
16 42 (5.60%) Change Management
16 42 (5.60%) Network Architecture
17 41 (5.47%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 92 (12.27%) Python
2 56 (7.47%) PowerShell
3 28 (3.73%) Bash Shell
4 27 (3.60%) SQL
5 21 (2.80%) Perl
6 17 (2.27%) PHP
7 15 (2.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (0.93%) Ruby
9 5 (0.67%) C
10 3 (0.40%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.40%) VBScript
11 1 (0.13%) AWK
11 1 (0.13%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 546 (72.80%) Cisco Certification
2 468 (62.40%) CCNP
3 200 (26.67%) CCNA
4 156 (20.80%) CCIE
5 86 (11.47%) Degree
6 74 (9.87%) Security Cleared
7 50 (6.67%) DV Cleared
8 45 (6.00%) CCDP
9 39 (5.20%) SC Cleared
10 36 (4.80%) CCSE
10 36 (4.80%) CISSP
11 32 (4.27%) ITIL Certification
12 26 (3.47%) CCSA
13 25 (3.33%) PMI Certification
13 25 (3.33%) PMP
14 24 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
15 21 (2.80%) CCIE Routing and Switching
16 18 (2.40%) CLAS
17 16 (2.13%) CCSP
17 16 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (9.33%) SLA
2 18 (2.40%) Cyber Essentials
3 7 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.40%) PMO
5 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.13%) GDPR
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 192 (25.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 91 (12.13%) Active Directory
3 39 (5.20%) VMware NSX
4 29 (3.87%) XenApp
5 24 (3.20%) XenDesktop
6 22 (2.93%) Hyper-V
7 18 (2.40%) XenServer
8 16 (2.13%) VMware Server
9 15 (2.00%) Docker
9 15 (2.00%) Samba
9 15 (2.00%) VirtualBox
9 15 (2.00%) vSphere
10 12 (1.60%) Firmware
11 11 (1.47%) ProxySG
12 8 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.93%) iptables
13 7 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (0.80%) DFS Replication
14 6 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
15 2 (0.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 114 (15.20%) Nagios
2 100 (13.33%) Cisco Prime
3 57 (7.60%) Cisco CUCM
4 54 (7.20%) Puppet
5 50 (6.67%) Cisco LMS
5 50 (6.67%) Opsview
6 36 (4.80%) FortiGate
7 33 (4.40%) Cisco UCCX
8 29 (3.87%) Ansible
9 25 (3.33%) Cacti
9 25 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
10 24 (3.20%) TrustSec
11 23 (3.07%) Terraform
12 17 (2.27%) SCCM
13 16 (2.13%) CASB
14 15 (2.00%) Rancher
14 15 (2.00%) Sysdig
14 15 (2.00%) vRealize
15 14 (1.87%) Stealthwatch
16 11 (1.47%) Nessus
Vendors
1 749 (99.87%) Cisco
2 289 (38.53%) CheckPoint
3 277 (36.93%) F5
4 241 (32.13%) VMware
5 219 (29.20%) Juniper
6 156 (20.80%) Palo Alto
7 150 (20.00%) SolarWinds
8 121 (16.13%) HP
9 105 (14.00%) Citrix
10 101 (13.47%) Meraki
11 83 (11.07%) Microsoft
12 79 (10.53%) Fortinet
13 75 (10.00%) Infoblox
14 72 (9.60%) Blue Coat
15 60 (8.00%) Aruba
16 51 (6.80%) NetApp
17 49 (6.53%) Riverbed
18 41 (5.47%) Imperva
19 31 (4.13%) ServiceNow
20 29 (3.87%) Zscaler