Period
to 12 June 2021

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 12 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Nexus
UK
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 725 598 438
Rank change year-on-year -127 -160 +161
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Nexus 219 290 1,011
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.34% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.75% 2.31% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 155 257 597
10th Percentile £38,278 £34,750 £39,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £45,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £65,625 £68,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £79,000 £78,750 £81,550
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +10.00%

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 12,532 12,542 22,449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.52% 14.85% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9,030 9,981 17,178
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,250 £33,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year - +7.53% +1.09%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Cisco Nexus
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cisco Nexus as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Nexus in the UK

Cisco Nexus
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cisco Nexus.

Salary trend for Cisco Nexus in the UK

Cisco Nexus
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco Nexus over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Cisco Nexus in the UK

Cisco Nexus
Top 16 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 12 June 2021. 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 -94 191 £55,000 -8.33% 37
UK excluding London -90 132 £50,000 -4.76% 31
London -49 69 £57,750 -14.44% 8
South East +23 66 £55,000 -4.35% 10
Work from Home -177 54 £55,000 -12.00% 9
North of England -58 26 £47,500 +5.56% 6
North West -27 20 £42,500 -18.27% 6
Midlands -67 19 £53,750 +22.16% 11
West Midlands -43 14 £62,500 +39.66% 7
East of England -24 8 £62,500 +31.58%
South West -59 8 £41,250 -25.00% 2
Scotland -40 6 £45,250 -17.73% 2
Yorkshire -41 6 £70,000 +12.90%
East Midlands -39 5 £50,000 +29.42% 4
Wales - 5 £38,500 -
Channel Islands - 5 £80,000 -

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, 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.

1 201 (91.78%) Cisco
2 147 (67.12%) Cisco Certification
3 123 (56.16%) Firewall
4 104 (47.49%) CCNP
5 102 (46.58%) Cisco ASA
6 101 (46.12%) WAN
7 95 (43.38%) LAN
8 79 (36.07%) BGP
9 74 (33.79%) OSPF
10 72 (32.88%) Data Centre
11 68 (31.05%) MPLS
12 63 (28.77%) Azure
13 62 (28.31%) Wireless
14 61 (27.85%) Palo Alto
15 57 (26.03%) CCNA
16 52 (23.74%) AWS
17 45 (20.55%) VPN
18 44 (20.09%) Cisco Firepower
19 39 (17.81%) Sonatype Nexus
19 39 (17.81%) Juniper
19 39 (17.81%) Network Security
20 37 (16.89%) CheckPoint
21 35 (15.98%) Finance
21 35 (15.98%) TCP/IP
21 35 (15.98%) Fortinet
22 34 (15.53%) ITIL
22 34 (15.53%) F5
23 32 (14.61%) Cisco ISE
23 32 (14.61%) Multicast
23 32 (14.61%) Ansible

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 15 (6.85%) IIS
2 11 (5.02%) Apache
3 6 (2.74%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.83%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.91%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.91%) SAS
6 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.46%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (2.28%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) FastStats
1 2 (0.91%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 63 (28.77%) Azure
2 52 (23.74%) AWS
3 17 (7.76%) Microsoft 365
4 16 (7.31%) GitHub
5 14 (6.39%) OpenShift
6 13 (5.94%) GCP
7 10 (4.57%) Mimecast
8 4 (1.83%) SaaS
9 3 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.91%) IaaS
11 1 (0.46%) PaaS
11 1 (0.46%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 123 (56.16%) Firewall
2 102 (46.58%) Cisco ASA
3 101 (46.12%) WAN
4 95 (43.38%) LAN
5 79 (36.07%) BGP
6 74 (33.79%) OSPF
7 68 (31.05%) MPLS
8 62 (28.31%) Wireless
9 45 (20.55%) VPN
10 44 (20.09%) Cisco Firepower
11 39 (17.81%) Network Security
12 35 (15.98%) TCP/IP
13 32 (14.61%) Cisco ISE
13 32 (14.61%) Multicast
13 32 (14.61%) VLAN
14 28 (12.79%) SD-WAN
15 24 (10.96%) DNS
15 24 (10.96%) EIGRP
15 24 (10.96%) Wi-Fi
16 21 (9.59%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.37%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.91%) Ingres
3 1 (0.46%) Big Data
3 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.46%) Redis
Development Applications
1 39 (17.81%) Sonatype Nexus
2 16 (7.31%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.37%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.46%) JIRA
5 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (15.98%) Finance
2 24 (10.96%) Telecoms
3 23 (10.50%) Social Skills
4 15 (6.85%) Banking
5 12 (5.48%) Public Sector
6 10 (4.57%) Law
6 10 (4.57%) Marketing
7 9 (4.11%) Organisational Skills
8 6 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.83%) Documentation Skills
9 4 (1.83%) Electronics
9 4 (1.83%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.83%) Publishing
10 2 (0.91%) Games
10 2 (0.91%) Military
11 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 119 (54.34%) Network Engineer
2 38 (17.35%) Senior Network Engineer
3 20 (9.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (8.22%) Cisco Engineer
4 18 (8.22%) Consultant
5 17 (7.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 17 (7.76%) Juniper Engineer
6 15 (6.85%) IP Engineer
7 14 (6.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 13 (5.94%) Architect
8 13 (5.94%) Core Network Engineer
8 13 (5.94%) IP Network Engineer
8 13 (5.94%) Network Architect
8 13 (5.94%) Security Engineer
9 12 (5.48%) Cisco Consultant
10 11 (5.02%) Network Consultant
11 9 (4.11%) Cisco Security Consultant
11 9 (4.11%) Network Security Engineer
11 9 (4.11%) Security Consultant
12 8 (3.65%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.22%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.37%) JSON
2 3 (1.37%) YAML
3 2 (0.91%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.91%) XMPP
4 1 (0.46%) .NET
4 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.46%) CSS
4 1 (0.46%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.46%) SOAP
4 1 (0.46%) WAP
4 1 (0.46%) WCF
4 1 (0.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (32.88%) Data Centre
2 26 (11.87%) Public Cloud
3 12 (5.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (4.11%) Security Operations Centre
5 7 (3.20%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.83%) Podcast
7 2 (0.91%) Clustering
7 2 (0.91%) EFT
7 2 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.91%) PKI
7 2 (0.91%) Replication
8 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.46%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.46%) Fibre Optics
8 1 (0.46%) IVR
8 1 (0.46%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.24%) Linux
2 21 (9.59%) Windows
3 10 (4.57%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.83%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.37%) Unix
5 3 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.91%) VMS
7 1 (0.46%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (15.53%) ITIL
2 31 (14.16%) DevOps
3 24 (10.96%) Presales
4 23 (10.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 22 (10.05%) Project Management
6 21 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (9.13%) Cybersecurity
8 19 (8.68%) E-Commerce
9 18 (8.22%) Load Balancing
9 18 (8.22%) Mentoring
9 18 (8.22%) Security Operations
10 17 (7.76%) Collaborative Working
11 16 (7.31%) DNA
11 16 (7.31%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (7.31%) Technical Leadership
12 15 (6.85%) Customer Requirements
12 15 (6.85%) Network Design
12 15 (6.85%) Project Delivery
13 14 (6.39%) Vulnerability Management
14 13 (5.94%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.22%) Python
2 9 (4.11%) C
3 4 (1.83%) SQL
4 2 (0.91%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.91%) R
4 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.46%) Java
5 1 (0.46%) Perl
Qualifications
1 147 (67.12%) Cisco Certification
2 104 (47.49%) CCNP
3 57 (26.03%) CCNA
4 32 (14.61%) Security Cleared
5 24 (10.96%) CCIE
5 24 (10.96%) SC Cleared
6 19 (8.68%) CCDP
6 19 (8.68%) JNCIP
7 7 (3.20%) CISSP
7 7 (3.20%) JNCIE
8 6 (2.74%) CCSA
9 4 (1.83%) CCDE
9 4 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.83%) Degree
10 3 (1.37%) CCIE Service Provider
10 3 (1.37%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.37%) JNCIA
11 2 (0.91%) CEH
12 1 (0.46%) CCSE
12 1 (0.46%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.59%) PCI DSS
2 16 (7.31%) GDPR
3 9 (4.11%) PMO
4 5 (2.28%) SLA
5 3 (1.37%) GRC
5 3 (1.37%) QA
6 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (11.42%) Docker
2 22 (10.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.76%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.11%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.83%) VMware NSX
6 3 (1.37%) Firmware
7 2 (0.91%) vSphere
8 1 (0.46%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 32 (14.61%) Ansible
2 24 (10.96%) Kubernetes
3 12 (5.48%) Cisco Prime
3 12 (5.48%) SCCM
4 9 (4.11%) Stealthwatch
5 6 (2.74%) Terraform
5 6 (2.74%) ZABBIX
6 4 (1.83%) Nagios
7 3 (1.37%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.37%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.91%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.91%) CASB
8 2 (0.91%) Cisco CME
8 2 (0.91%) Nessus
8 2 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.46%) Puppet
9 1 (0.46%) SCSM
9 1 (0.46%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 201 (91.78%) Cisco
2 61 (27.85%) Palo Alto
3 39 (17.81%) Juniper
4 37 (16.89%) CheckPoint
5 35 (15.98%) Fortinet
6 34 (15.53%) F5
7 31 (14.16%) Meraki
8 30 (13.70%) Microsoft
8 30 (13.70%) VMware
9 19 (8.68%) SolarWinds
10 14 (6.39%) Splunk
11 13 (5.94%) Aruba
12 12 (5.48%) Riverbed
13 11 (5.02%) Citrix
13 11 (5.02%) HP
14 6 (2.74%) Arista
15 5 (2.28%) Dell
15 5 (2.28%) NetApp
15 5 (2.28%) Oracle
15 5 (2.28%) Ubiquiti