Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Nexus
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 547 532 494
Rank change year-on-year -15 -38 -37
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Nexus 800 909 1,146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.52% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.15% 3.25% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 632 781 999
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +5.77%
10th Percentile £38,000 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
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 25,379 27,981 33,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.02% 15.87% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 20,093 22,698 27,403
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £25,632 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -20 770 £57,500 +4.55% 72
UK excluding London -78 401 £50,000 - 47
London +56 387 £65,000 +8.33% 26
South East -76 112 £60,000 +6.67% 14
North of England +12 84 £42,500 -5.56% 11
Midlands +1 84 £57,500 +35.29% 8
South West +25 66 £42,500 -5.56% 6
West Midlands +33 54 £57,500 +31.43% 3
East of England -25 50 £47,500 -5.00% 7
North West +17 44 £46,250 +6.94% 8
Yorkshire +15 40 £42,500 -10.53% 2
East Midlands -10 29 £40,500 +1.25% 5
Scotland -21 12 £37,500 -42.31% 1
Wales +1 5 £55,000 +37.50%
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 799 (99.88%) Cisco
2 604 (75.50%) Cisco Certification
3 536 (67.00%) CCNP
4 488 (61.00%) Firewall
5 439 (54.88%) WAN
6 430 (53.75%) Cisco ASA
7 360 (45.00%) F5
8 322 (40.25%) Wireless
9 316 (39.50%) VPN
10 313 (39.13%) LAN
11 299 (37.38%) Data Centre
12 293 (36.63%) BGP
13 287 (35.88%) CheckPoint
14 258 (32.25%) MPLS
15 249 (31.13%) OSPF
16 237 (29.63%) CCNA
17 232 (29.00%) Juniper
18 229 (28.63%) VMware
19 211 (26.38%) SolarWinds
20 198 (24.75%) Network Security
21 194 (24.25%) Cisco IOS
22 184 (23.00%) VMware Infrastructure
23 181 (22.63%) CCIE
24 167 (20.88%) Palo Alto
25 153 (19.13%) Network Monitoring
26 150 (18.75%) Finance
27 147 (18.38%) NX-OS
28 146 (18.25%) ITIL
29 139 (17.38%) DNS
30 137 (17.13%) Cisco Prime

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 17 (2.13%) Confluence
1 17 (2.13%) OpenStack
1 17 (2.13%) WebLogic
1 17 (2.13%) WebSphere
2 12 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (1.38%) MS Exchange
3 11 (1.38%) Skype for Business
4 10 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.13%) CMS
6 1 (0.13%) IIS
6 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (3.00%) MS Visio
2 19 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (2.13%) Documaker
2 9 (1.13%) Elite 3E
3 3 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 82 (10.25%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (6.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.75%) IaaS
4 17 (2.13%) GitHub
5 12 (1.50%) Office 365
5 12 (1.50%) SaaS
6 7 (0.88%) Mimecast
7 4 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.38%) PaaS
9 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.13%) Akamai
10 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 488 (61.00%) Firewall
2 439 (54.88%) WAN
3 430 (53.75%) Cisco ASA
4 322 (40.25%) Wireless
5 316 (39.50%) VPN
6 313 (39.13%) LAN
7 293 (36.63%) BGP
8 258 (32.25%) MPLS
9 249 (31.13%) OSPF
10 198 (24.75%) Network Security
11 194 (24.25%) Cisco IOS
12 147 (18.38%) NX-OS
13 139 (17.38%) DNS
14 135 (16.88%) Cisco ISE
14 135 (16.88%) Cisco Wireless
14 135 (16.88%) NetScaler
15 132 (16.50%) IPsec
16 121 (15.13%) VPLS
17 117 (14.63%) DHCP
18 108 (13.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (4.38%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.13%) MongoDB
2 17 (2.13%) Oracle Database
3 15 (1.88%) Big Data
4 11 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 96 (12.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 50 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
3 20 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 17 (2.13%) Gerrit
4 17 (2.13%) JIRA
5 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.13%) Maven
General
1 150 (18.75%) Finance
2 79 (9.88%) Retail
3 68 (8.50%) Telecoms
4 62 (7.75%) Banking
5 22 (2.75%) Investment Banking
6 16 (2.00%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.88%) Legal
7 15 (1.88%) Multimedia
8 11 (1.38%) Advertising
8 11 (1.38%) Law
9 8 (1.00%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.50%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.38%) Billing
11 3 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.25%) Front Office
12 2 (0.25%) German Language
12 2 (0.25%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.25%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 492 (61.50%) Network Engineer
2 123 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 119 (14.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 119 (14.88%) Senior Network Engineer
4 85 (10.63%) Network Specialist
4 85 (10.63%) Security Engineer
5 82 (10.25%) Network Security Engineer
6 58 (7.25%) Analyst
7 56 (7.00%) Architect
8 52 (6.50%) Network Architect
8 52 (6.50%) Project Engineer
9 45 (5.63%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 45 (5.63%) Senior Network Specialist
9 45 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
10 42 (5.25%) Network Security Specialist
10 42 (5.25%) Security Specialist
11 40 (5.00%) Network Analyst
12 34 (4.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 30 (3.75%) Cisco Security Engineer
13 30 (3.75%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.00%) 802.1X
2 20 (2.50%) LDAP
2 20 (2.50%) Web Services
3 19 (2.38%) Middleware
4 17 (2.13%) RESTful
4 17 (2.13%) SOAP
4 17 (2.13%) YAML
5 14 (1.75%) XMPP
6 7 (0.88%) JSON
7 1 (0.13%) COM
7 1 (0.13%) CSS
7 1 (0.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 299 (37.38%) Data Centre
2 80 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (7.38%) Self-Motivation
4 34 (4.25%) PKI
5 26 (3.25%) Computer Science
6 25 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 19 (2.38%) BBC
8 17 (2.13%) FlexPod
8 17 (2.13%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 16 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
10 15 (1.88%) Cyberthreat
11 12 (1.50%) Hedge funds
12 10 (1.25%) DataPower
13 9 (1.13%) Data Protection Act
14 7 (0.88%) CMDB
14 7 (0.88%) Driving Licence
14 7 (0.88%) Equities
14 7 (0.88%) Fintech
14 7 (0.88%) Fixed Income
14 7 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 88 (11.00%) Windows
2 86 (10.75%) Linux
3 40 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 40 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (3.63%) Unix
6 19 (2.38%) Android
6 19 (2.38%) Solaris
7 18 (2.25%) CentOS
8 17 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.25%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.13%) CatOS
10 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (19.13%) Network Monitoring
2 146 (18.25%) ITIL
3 117 (14.63%) Load Balancing
4 109 (13.63%) Problem-Solving
5 107 (13.38%) Network Management
6 84 (10.50%) Project Management
7 82 (10.25%) Root Cause Analysis
8 76 (9.50%) Network Load Balancing
9 75 (9.38%) High Availability
9 75 (9.38%) Incident Management
10 74 (9.25%) Service Management
11 61 (7.63%) Capacity Management
12 59 (7.38%) Presales
13 54 (6.75%) Capacity Planning
14 52 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
14 52 (6.50%) Kalman Filter
15 50 (6.25%) Security Patching
16 46 (5.75%) Web Filtering
17 43 (5.38%) ITIL V3
18 42 (5.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 93 (11.63%) Python
2 51 (6.38%) PowerShell
3 29 (3.63%) SQL
4 18 (2.25%) Bash Shell
5 17 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 17 (2.13%) PHP
6 16 (2.00%) C
7 7 (0.88%) Perl
8 3 (0.38%) Lisp
9 1 (0.13%) Java
9 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 604 (75.50%) Cisco Certification
2 536 (67.00%) CCNP
3 237 (29.63%) CCNA
4 181 (22.63%) CCIE
5 78 (9.75%) Degree
6 69 (8.63%) Security Cleared
7 50 (6.25%) CCDP
8 44 (5.50%) DV Cleared
9 40 (5.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 40 (5.00%) SC Cleared
10 31 (3.88%) CISSP
11 29 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
12 26 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 22 (2.75%) CCSA
14 20 (2.50%) CCSE
15 19 (2.38%) PMI Certification
15 19 (2.38%) PMP
16 13 (1.63%) CCSP
17 12 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
18 11 (1.38%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (11.00%) SLA
2 32 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 14 (1.75%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (0.50%) GDPR
5 3 (0.38%) COBIT
5 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 184 (23.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (6.75%) Active Directory
3 39 (4.88%) VMware NSX
4 29 (3.63%) VMware Server
5 27 (3.38%) ProxySG
6 22 (2.75%) XenApp
7 21 (2.63%) XenDesktop
8 17 (2.13%) Docker
8 17 (2.13%) Samba
8 17 (2.13%) VirtualBox
9 16 (2.00%) vSphere
10 12 (1.50%) DFS Replication
10 12 (1.50%) Firmware
11 11 (1.38%) Hyper-V
11 11 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (1.38%) XenServer
12 4 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.13%) vCloud
14 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 137 (17.13%) Cisco Prime
2 125 (15.63%) Nagios
3 47 (5.88%) Cisco LMS
3 47 (5.88%) Opsview
4 42 (5.25%) Cisco CUCM
5 40 (5.00%) Puppet
6 31 (3.88%) Stealthwatch
7 24 (3.00%) Ansible
8 23 (2.88%) Cisco UCCX
8 23 (2.88%) FortiGate
9 20 (2.50%) Terraform
10 19 (2.38%) vRealize
11 18 (2.25%) Cacti
11 18 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
11 18 (2.25%) TrustSec
12 17 (2.13%) Rancher
12 17 (2.13%) Sysdig
13 13 (1.63%) CASB
14 11 (1.38%) Nessus
14 11 (1.38%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 799 (99.88%) Cisco
2 360 (45.00%) F5
3 287 (35.88%) CheckPoint
4 232 (29.00%) Juniper
5 229 (28.63%) VMware
6 211 (26.38%) SolarWinds
7 167 (20.88%) Palo Alto
8 125 (15.63%) Meraki
9 106 (13.25%) HP
10 101 (12.63%) Citrix
11 91 (11.38%) Microsoft
12 72 (9.00%) Fortinet
13 68 (8.50%) Blue Coat
14 67 (8.38%) Infoblox
15 60 (7.50%) Riverbed
16 57 (7.13%) NetApp
17 43 (5.38%) Dell
17 43 (5.38%) EMC
18 38 (4.75%) Zscaler
19 34 (4.25%) ServiceNow