Period
to 17 February 2020

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 17 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Nexus
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 644 547 587
Rank change year-on-year -97 +40 -95
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Nexus 400 739 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.49% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.16% 3.29% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 328 599 618
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +6.19% +2.73%
10th Percentile £35,800 £39,750 £38,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £81,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.48% +1.50% -

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 18,519 22,458 26,647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.01% 15.02% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14,592 17,573 21,522
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
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 17 February 2020.

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 17 February 2020. 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 -111 364 £57,500 -4.17% 67
UK excluding London -47 244 £50,000 -1.48% 59
London -81 128 £65,500 +0.77% 13
South East +32 89 £57,500 +4.55% 19
Midlands 0 48 £43,750 -23.91% 6
North of England -5 37 £42,000 -16.00% 21
East of England +47 35 £45,000 -37.50% 4
South West -12 32 £50,000 +11.11% 4
East Midlands +27 27 £31,000 -20.51% 1
West Midlands -4 21 £49,362 -14.15% 5
North West -6 17 £42,500 -12.37% 10
Yorkshire -2 11 £62,000 +24.00% 6
Scotland +37 9 £62,500 +78.57% 4
North East - 9 £39,000 - 5

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, 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.

1 393 (98.25%) Cisco
2 272 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
3 271 (67.75%) Firewall
4 238 (59.50%) CCNP
5 205 (51.25%) Data Centre
6 203 (50.75%) WAN
7 149 (37.25%) BGP
8 148 (37.00%) LAN
9 141 (35.25%) Cisco ASA
10 138 (34.50%) OSPF
10 138 (34.50%) Wireless
11 136 (34.00%) CheckPoint
12 123 (30.75%) Palo Alto
13 122 (30.50%) F5
14 99 (24.75%) SolarWinds
15 98 (24.50%) Network Security
16 97 (24.25%) Juniper
17 96 (24.00%) CCNA
18 95 (23.75%) Load Balancing
19 91 (22.75%) VPN
20 88 (22.00%) VMware
21 81 (20.25%) DNS
22 78 (19.50%) MPLS
23 77 (19.25%) Microsoft
23 77 (19.25%) ITIL
24 75 (18.75%) Finance
25 73 (18.25%) VMware Infrastructure
26 71 (17.75%) Cisco Prime
27 69 (17.25%) Cisco ISE
28 68 (17.00%) TCP/IP

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 22 (5.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (1.25%) IIS
4 4 (1.00%) Apache
4 4 (1.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.75%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.50%) nginx
7 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (3.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 40 (10.00%) Azure
2 31 (7.75%) AWS
3 27 (6.75%) Office 365
4 8 (2.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 3 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.50%) GCP
6 2 (0.50%) IaaS
6 2 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 271 (67.75%) Firewall
2 203 (50.75%) WAN
3 149 (37.25%) BGP
4 148 (37.00%) LAN
5 141 (35.25%) Cisco ASA
6 138 (34.50%) OSPF
6 138 (34.50%) Wireless
7 98 (24.50%) Network Security
8 91 (22.75%) VPN
9 81 (20.25%) DNS
10 78 (19.50%) MPLS
11 69 (17.25%) Cisco ISE
12 68 (17.00%) TCP/IP
13 67 (16.75%) VLAN
14 64 (16.00%) IPsec
15 61 (15.25%) Cisco IOS
15 61 (15.25%) DHCP
16 59 (14.75%) Cisco Firepower
17 57 (14.25%) Cisco Wireless
18 54 (13.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (1.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.25%) MySQL
2 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (4.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 14 (3.50%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.50%) Artifactory
4 2 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.50%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 75 (18.75%) Finance
2 29 (7.25%) Banking
3 23 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.25%) Japanese Language
6 8 (2.00%) Law
6 8 (2.00%) Public Sector
6 8 (2.00%) Retail
7 6 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.25%) Electronics
8 5 (1.25%) Marketing
9 2 (0.50%) Front Office
9 2 (0.50%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.25%) French Language
10 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 229 (57.25%) Network Engineer
2 92 (23.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 50 (12.50%) Consultant
4 48 (12.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 40 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 30 (7.50%) Network Consultant
7 29 (7.25%) Cisco Consultant
8 27 (6.75%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 22 (5.50%) Architect
9 22 (5.50%) Data Centre Engineer
9 22 (5.50%) Network Security Engineer
9 22 (5.50%) Security Engineer
9 22 (5.50%) Senior Consultant
10 21 (5.25%) Data Centre Consultant
11 20 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 19 (4.75%) Analyst
12 19 (4.75%) Data Consultant
12 19 (4.75%) Lead Network Engineer
12 19 (4.75%) Technical Leader
13 17 (4.25%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.25%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.00%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (1.00%) XMPP
4 3 (0.75%) CSS
5 2 (0.50%) Django
5 2 (0.50%) JSON
6 1 (0.25%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 205 (51.25%) Data Centre
2 25 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.25%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 16 (4.00%) PKI
6 14 (3.50%) Replication
7 13 (3.25%) Driving Licence
8 12 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (2.25%) CCTV
9 9 (2.25%) Fibre Optics
10 7 (1.75%) EMC VNX
10 7 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
10 7 (1.75%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.00%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.00%) IPTV
11 4 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.75%) FlexPod
12 3 (0.75%) MPEG
13 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Cloud
13 2 (0.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 62 (15.50%) Linux
2 50 (12.50%) Windows
3 25 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (5.25%) Unix
5 15 (3.75%) Windows Server
6 11 (2.75%) Windows 7
6 11 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.75%) Windows 10
8 5 (1.25%) CentOS
9 4 (1.00%) Android
10 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.25%) CatOS
11 1 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (23.75%) Load Balancing
2 77 (19.25%) ITIL
3 60 (15.00%) Network Design
4 54 (13.50%) Network Monitoring
5 47 (11.75%) Problem-Solving
6 46 (11.50%) Mentoring
7 44 (11.00%) Project Delivery
8 36 (9.00%) Presales
9 34 (8.50%) Kalman Filter
10 31 (7.75%) Change Control
11 30 (7.50%) Computer Science
12 29 (7.25%) Migration
13 27 (6.75%) IT Strategy
14 24 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (5.75%) BCP
15 23 (5.75%) DNA
16 22 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
16 22 (5.50%) Network Management
16 22 (5.50%) Network Virtualisation
17 21 (5.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.25%) Python
2 9 (2.25%) Bash Shell
3 5 (1.25%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.00%) Perl
5 2 (0.50%) Ruby
6 1 (0.25%) C
6 1 (0.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 272 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
2 238 (59.50%) CCNP
3 96 (24.00%) CCNA
4 53 (13.25%) CCIE
5 40 (10.00%) CCSA
6 38 (9.50%) Degree
7 34 (8.50%) CCSE
8 28 (7.00%) Security Cleared
9 24 (6.00%) CCDP
10 18 (4.50%) Computer Science Degree
11 15 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (3.00%) Check Point Certification
12 12 (3.00%) MCSE
12 12 (3.00%) SC Cleared
12 12 (3.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (2.75%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 10 (2.50%) JNCIP
15 9 (2.25%) JNCIS
15 9 (2.25%) VCP6
16 8 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.50%) SLA
2 5 (1.25%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.75%) QA
4 2 (0.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 73 (18.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (11.00%) Active Directory
3 33 (8.25%) vSphere
4 7 (1.75%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 7 (1.75%) VMware NSX
4 7 (1.75%) XenDesktop
5 6 (1.50%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.25%) ProxySG
6 5 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.50%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.50%) KVM
8 2 (0.50%) Xen
9 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 71 (17.75%) Cisco Prime
2 23 (5.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 23 (5.75%) Stealthwatch
3 22 (5.50%) FortiGate
4 21 (5.25%) SolarWinds Orion
5 14 (3.50%) SCCM
5 14 (3.50%) vCenter Server
6 12 (3.00%) Ansible
7 10 (2.50%) SCOM
8 7 (1.75%) Cisco UCCX
8 7 (1.75%) Nagios
8 7 (1.75%) vRealize
8 7 (1.75%) WhatsUp Gold
9 6 (1.50%) Puppet
10 5 (1.25%) Cisco CME
11 4 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.50%) Kibana
12 2 (0.50%) logstash
12 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 2 (0.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 393 (98.25%) Cisco
2 136 (34.00%) CheckPoint
3 123 (30.75%) Palo Alto
4 122 (30.50%) F5
5 99 (24.75%) SolarWinds
6 97 (24.25%) Juniper
7 88 (22.00%) VMware
8 77 (19.25%) Microsoft
9 54 (13.50%) Meraki
10 42 (10.50%) Citrix
11 39 (9.75%) Fortinet
12 23 (5.75%) IronPort
13 21 (5.25%) Blue Coat
13 21 (5.25%) HP
13 21 (5.25%) Infoblox
14 20 (5.00%) Forcepoint
15 18 (4.50%) NetApp
16 17 (4.25%) Riverbed
17 16 (4.00%) Barracuda Networks
18 14 (3.50%) Aruba