Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco NX-OS
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 979 1050 1136
Rank change year-on-year +71 +86 0
Permanent jobs citing NX-OS 180 139 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.079% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 0.50% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 138 119 86
UK median annual salary £51,000 £45,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -13.46% -13.33%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,000 £36,125
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £69,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -15.79%

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 24,486 27,896 32,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.89% 15.93% 16.80%
Number of salaries quoted 19,374 22,715 26,520
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +94 175 £51,000 +13.33% 18
UK excluding London +41 108 £45,000 - 7
London +64 68 £57,500 -23.33% 11
South West +21 45 £42,500 -5.56% 1
North of England +19 25 £50,000 +16.96% 2
Midlands +41 23 £72,500 +7.41%
East Midlands +14 23 £72,500 +7.41%
Yorkshire +33 14 £50,000 +36.09% 1
South East -3 11 £62,500 +4.17% 3
North West -9 11 £47,375 +5.28% 1
East of England - 3 £55,000 - 1
Wales -5 1 £50,000 +25.00%

For the 6 months to 17 October 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
2 160 (88.89%) Cisco IOS
3 153 (85.00%) Cisco Certification
4 148 (82.22%) WAN
5 140 (77.78%) CCNP
6 138 (76.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 117 (65.00%) LAN
8 116 (64.44%) Firewall
9 112 (62.22%) BGP
10 85 (47.22%) Cisco ASA
11 78 (43.33%) F5
11 78 (43.33%) CheckPoint
12 76 (42.22%) OSPF
13 75 (41.67%) Wireshark
14 72 (40.00%) VMware
15 71 (39.44%) VMware Infrastructure
16 66 (36.67%) Network Security
17 65 (36.11%) MPLS
18 57 (31.67%) Juniper
18 57 (31.67%) Python
19 54 (30.00%) Service Management
20 52 (28.89%) CCIE
21 51 (28.33%) VPN
22 50 (27.78%) SLA
22 50 (27.78%) Root Cause Analysis
22 50 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
22 50 (27.78%) Security Patching
23 48 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
23 48 (26.67%) EIGRP
24 47 (26.11%) Capacity Management

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 4 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.11%) Apache
2 2 (1.11%) CMS
2 2 (1.11%) Confluence
2 2 (1.11%) IIS
2 2 (1.11%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.67%) IaaS
4 2 (1.11%) GitHub
4 2 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.11%) PaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.56%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 160 (88.89%) Cisco IOS
2 148 (82.22%) WAN
3 138 (76.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 117 (65.00%) LAN
5 116 (64.44%) Firewall
6 112 (62.22%) BGP
7 85 (47.22%) Cisco ASA
8 76 (42.22%) OSPF
9 75 (41.67%) Wireshark
10 66 (36.67%) Network Security
11 65 (36.11%) MPLS
12 51 (28.33%) VPN
13 48 (26.67%) EIGRP
13 48 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 45 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 42 (23.33%) NetScaler
16 39 (21.67%) DNS
17 35 (19.44%) VPLS
18 29 (16.11%) Wireless
19 26 (14.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.89%) Big Data
2 2 (1.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.56%) Redis
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 44 (24.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 15 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.11%) JIRA
4 1 (0.56%) GitLab
4 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (23.89%) Finance
2 34 (18.89%) Banking
3 19 (10.56%) Retail
4 18 (10.00%) Financial Institution
5 14 (7.78%) Telecoms
6 11 (6.11%) Law
7 7 (3.89%) Investment Banking
7 7 (3.89%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 123 (68.33%) Network Engineer
2 39 (21.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 38 (21.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 34 (18.89%) Senior Network Engineer
5 30 (16.67%) Network Specialist
6 29 (16.11%) Network Security Specialist
6 29 (16.11%) Security Specialist
7 20 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 20 (11.11%) Senior Network Specialist
8 19 (10.56%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 18 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 17 (9.44%) Senior Network Security Specialist
10 17 (9.44%) Senior Security Specialist
11 16 (8.89%) Cisco Network Specialist
11 16 (8.89%) Cisco Specialist
11 16 (8.89%) LAN Engineer
11 16 (8.89%) LAN/WAN Engineer
11 16 (8.89%) Lead Network Engineer
11 16 (8.89%) WAN Engineer
12 13 (7.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.22%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.11%) Web Services
2 2 (1.11%) XMPP
3 1 (0.56%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 42 (23.33%) Data Centre
2 28 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.89%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.22%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (2.22%) EMC VNX
4 4 (2.22%) EMC VNXe
4 4 (2.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 3 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.56%) Clustering
7 1 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.56%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.56%) PKI
7 1 (0.56%) PMI
7 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.22%) Windows
2 8 (4.44%) Unix
3 6 (3.33%) Linux
3 6 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.11%) VMS
5 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.56%) CatOS
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 54 (30.00%) Service Management
2 50 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
2 50 (27.78%) Root Cause Analysis
2 50 (27.78%) Security Patching
3 47 (26.11%) Capacity Management
3 47 (26.11%) Incident Management
4 32 (17.78%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (15.56%) IT Strategy
6 26 (14.44%) Load Balancing
6 26 (14.44%) Migration
7 22 (12.22%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 19 (10.56%) Multichannel Retail
9 14 (7.78%) Network Design
10 13 (7.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 13 (7.22%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 10 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 10 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (5.56%) Service Delivery
12 9 (5.00%) Decision-Making
12 9 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 57 (31.67%) Python
2 17 (9.44%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.11%) Perl
3 2 (1.11%) SQL
4 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 153 (85.00%) Cisco Certification
2 140 (77.78%) CCNP
3 52 (28.89%) CCIE
4 31 (17.22%) CCNA
4 31 (17.22%) Security Cleared
5 26 (14.44%) DV Cleared
6 24 (13.33%) SC Cleared
7 17 (9.44%) CCSA
8 15 (8.33%) CCSE
9 11 (6.11%) Degree
9 11 (6.11%) MCSE
9 11 (6.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (5.56%) CISSP
11 8 (4.44%) CCDP
12 6 (3.33%) CCDA
13 4 (2.22%) CLAS
14 3 (1.67%) CCIE Security
14 3 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
15 2 (1.11%) CCENT
15 2 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (27.78%) SLA
2 6 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (2.22%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.56%) COBIT
5 1 (0.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 71 (39.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.22%) XenApp
2 13 (7.22%) XenDesktop
3 10 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (4.44%) ProxySG
5 5 (2.78%) Active Directory
6 4 (2.22%) vSphere
6 4 (2.22%) XenServer
7 2 (1.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.56%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.56%) Firmware
8 1 (0.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 46 (25.56%) Nagios
2 44 (24.44%) Cisco LMS
2 44 (24.44%) Opsview
3 28 (15.56%) Cisco Prime
4 14 (7.78%) Puppet
4 14 (7.78%) Terraform
5 8 (4.44%) Ansible
6 7 (3.89%) SolarWinds Orion
7 6 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (3.33%) TrustSec
8 5 (2.78%) vCenter Server
9 4 (2.22%) Backup Exec
9 4 (2.22%) EMC VPLEX
9 4 (2.22%) SCCM
10 2 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (1.11%) MOM
11 1 (0.56%) Ganglia
11 1 (0.56%) OpenView
11 1 (0.56%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 179 (99.44%) Cisco
2 78 (43.33%) CheckPoint
2 78 (43.33%) F5
3 72 (40.00%) VMware
4 57 (31.67%) Juniper
5 37 (20.56%) SolarWinds
6 27 (15.00%) Infoblox
7 26 (14.44%) Blue Coat
8 24 (13.33%) Citrix
9 20 (11.11%) Palo Alto
10 17 (9.44%) Google
10 17 (9.44%) Imperva
11 15 (8.33%) Microsoft
12 13 (7.22%) Zscaler
13 12 (6.67%) Riverbed
14 8 (4.44%) Meraki
15 7 (3.89%) Arista
16 5 (2.78%) HP
16 5 (2.78%) Veeam
17 4 (2.22%) EMC