Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for NX-OS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NX-OS over the 6 months to 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco NX-OS
UK
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 958 1063 1121
Rank change year-on-year +105 +58 +56
Permanent jobs citing NX-OS 180 143 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.080% 0.052%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 0.52% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 133 124 63
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -11.76% -13.19%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,650 £36,050
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,400
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% -13.16%

NX-OS 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 23,737 27,467 31,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.96% 15.37% 16.80%
Number of salaries quoted 18,586 22,234 25,386
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

NX-OS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing NX-OS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for NX-OS in the UK

NX-OS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NX-OS.

Salary trend for NX-OS in the UK

NX-OS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NX-OS over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Salary histogram for NX-OS in the UK

NX-OS
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NX-OS within the UK over the 6 months to 19 December 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 +106 176 £52,000 +15.56% 15
UK excluding London +82 130 £50,000 +17.65% 12
London +43 47 £60,000 -12.73% 3
South West +12 37 £42,500 -
North of England +37 30 £52,500 +29.63% 3
South East +39 28 £75,000 +42.86% 4
Midlands +49 22 £72,500 +7.41% 2
East Midlands +40 22 £72,500 +7.41% 2
North West +27 21 £55,000 +35.80% 2
East of England - 12 £65,000 - 3
Yorkshire +37 9 £50,000 +49.25% 1
Scotland -5 1 £50,000 +14.94%

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT jobs citing NX-OS 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 NX-OS.

1 179 (99.44%) Cisco
2 164 (91.11%) Cisco IOS
3 158 (87.78%) Cisco Certification
4 154 (85.56%) WAN
5 146 (81.11%) CCNP
6 124 (68.89%) LAN
7 115 (63.89%) BGP
8 114 (63.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 112 (62.22%) Firewall
10 89 (49.44%) F5
11 88 (48.89%) CheckPoint
12 80 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
13 75 (41.67%) OSPF
14 64 (35.56%) Wireshark
15 60 (33.33%) CCIE
15 60 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 57 (31.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 56 (31.11%) Data Centre
18 54 (30.00%) MPLS
19 53 (29.44%) VPN
20 51 (28.33%) Network Security
21 47 (26.11%) EIGRP
21 47 (26.11%) VMware
22 45 (25.00%) Juniper
22 45 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
23 44 (24.44%) Wireless
24 42 (23.33%) Service Management
24 42 (23.33%) Python
25 40 (22.22%) SLA
25 40 (22.22%) Network Monitoring

NX-OS
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 9 (5.00%) Apache
1 9 (5.00%) IIS
1 9 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 9 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.22%) CMS
3 2 (1.11%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.56%) Confluence
4 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.56%) GitHub
4 1 (0.56%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.56%) Office 365
4 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 164 (91.11%) Cisco IOS
2 154 (85.56%) WAN
3 124 (68.89%) LAN
4 115 (63.89%) BGP
5 114 (63.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 112 (62.22%) Firewall
7 80 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
8 75 (41.67%) OSPF
9 64 (35.56%) Wireshark
10 60 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 57 (31.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 54 (30.00%) MPLS
13 53 (29.44%) VPN
14 51 (28.33%) Network Security
15 47 (26.11%) EIGRP
16 44 (24.44%) Wireless
17 36 (20.00%) VPLS
18 33 (18.33%) NetScaler
19 27 (15.00%) DNS
19 27 (15.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.11%) Big Data
2 1 (0.56%) Redis
2 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (19.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.56%) GitLab
3 1 (0.56%) JIRA
General
1 27 (15.00%) Finance
2 21 (11.67%) Banking
3 18 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 17 (9.44%) Retail
5 9 (5.00%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.89%) Law
7 4 (2.22%) Advertising
8 2 (1.11%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.11%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 124 (68.89%) Network Engineer
2 45 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 37 (20.56%) Cisco Engineer
4 28 (15.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 20 (11.11%) Lead Network Engineer
6 17 (9.44%) Network Security Engineer
6 17 (9.44%) Security Engineer
7 15 (8.33%) Network Specialist
8 13 (7.22%) Architect
8 13 (7.22%) LAN Engineer
8 13 (7.22%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 13 (7.22%) WAN Engineer
9 12 (6.67%) Network Security Specialist
9 12 (6.67%) Security Specialist
9 12 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 11 (6.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (6.11%) Network Architect
10 11 (6.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 11 (6.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 11 (6.11%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.89%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.22%) XMPP
3 1 (0.56%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 56 (31.11%) Data Centre
2 25 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.22%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (2.22%) EMC VNX
3 4 (2.22%) EMC VNXe
3 4 (2.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 3 (1.67%) Clustering
4 3 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.11%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.11%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.11%) PMI
6 1 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.56%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.33%) Windows
2 9 (5.00%) Unix
3 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.67%) Linux
5 2 (1.11%) VMS
5 2 (1.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.56%) CentOS
6 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.33%) Service Management
2 40 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 39 (21.67%) Incident Management
4 37 (20.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 37 (20.56%) Security Patching
5 35 (19.44%) Capacity Management
6 32 (17.78%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (16.67%) Change Management
8 27 (15.00%) Migration
9 26 (14.44%) Load Balancing
10 24 (13.33%) IT Strategy
11 21 (11.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
12 17 (9.44%) Multichannel Retail
13 16 (8.89%) ITIL
13 16 (8.89%) Time Management
14 15 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 15 (8.33%) Mentoring
15 13 (7.22%) OWASP
15 13 (7.22%) Vulnerability Management
16 11 (6.11%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 42 (23.33%) Python
2 4 (2.22%) SQL
3 3 (1.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.11%) C
5 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 158 (87.78%) Cisco Certification
2 146 (81.11%) CCNP
3 60 (33.33%) CCIE
4 27 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 26 (14.44%) CCNA
6 25 (13.89%) SC Cleared
7 18 (10.00%) DV Cleared
8 15 (8.33%) Degree
9 11 (6.11%) CCIE Security
10 9 (5.00%) CCSA
11 7 (3.89%) CCSE
11 7 (3.89%) MCSE
11 7 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (3.33%) CCDP
12 6 (3.33%) CISSP
13 4 (2.22%) CEH
14 2 (1.11%) CCDA
14 2 (1.11%) CCENT
14 2 (1.11%) PMI Certification
14 2 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (22.22%) SLA
2 13 (7.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 9 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.22%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.56%) COBIT
5 1 (0.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 45 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.89%) ProxySG
2 7 (3.89%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.67%) XenApp
3 3 (1.67%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.56%) Cygwin
5 1 (0.56%) Firmware
5 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 38 (21.11%) Nagios
2 35 (19.44%) Cisco LMS
2 35 (19.44%) Opsview
3 21 (11.67%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (2.78%) Ansible
5 5 (2.78%) vCenter Server
6 4 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (2.22%) EMC VPLEX
6 4 (2.22%) Terraform
7 3 (1.67%) Puppet
7 3 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.11%) MOM
8 2 (1.11%) OpenView
8 2 (1.11%) TrustSec
9 1 (0.56%) Ganglia
9 1 (0.56%) Kibana
9 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 179 (99.44%) Cisco
2 89 (49.44%) F5
3 88 (48.89%) CheckPoint
4 47 (26.11%) VMware
5 45 (25.00%) Juniper
6 27 (15.00%) SolarWinds
7 19 (10.56%) Palo Alto
8 18 (10.00%) Meraki
9 12 (6.67%) Microsoft
10 11 (6.11%) Blue Coat
11 10 (5.56%) Google
12 7 (3.89%) Infoblox
13 6 (3.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 6 (3.33%) Citrix
14 4 (2.22%) Brocade
14 4 (2.22%) EMC
14 4 (2.22%) Fortinet
14 4 (2.22%) IBM
14 4 (2.22%) Red Box
14 4 (2.22%) Riverbed