Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco NX-OS
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 996 987 1101
Rank change year-on-year -9 +114 +56
Permanent jobs citing NX-OS 96 204 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.12% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.77% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 60 174 102
UK median annual salary £60,000 £51,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -11.30% +9.52%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,750 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +29.41% -5.56% -3.23%

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 22,871 26,564 28,162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.66% 15.17% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 17,225 21,027 22,881
UK median annual salary £45,024 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.18% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £25,925 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 20 July 2019.

Salary histogram for NX-OS in the UK

NX-OS
Top 13 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 20 July 2019. 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 -11 94 £60,000 +17.65% 9
UK excluding London +42 63 £55,000 +29.41% 4
North of England +21 32 £55,000 +15.79%
London +5 32 £70,000 +21.74% 5
Yorkshire +23 26 £55,000 +10.00%
Midlands +48 18 - - 2
East Midlands +25 14 - - 2
South East +29 7 £55,000 -7.17%
North West +14 6 £55,000 +37.50%
West Midlands - 4 - -
East of England +87 3 £52,500 -2.33%
South West -40 2 £48,750 +14.71% 2
Wales +9 1 £42,000 -16.00%

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 96 (100.00%) Cisco
2 91 (94.79%) Cisco IOS
3 78 (81.25%) Firewall
4 75 (78.13%) Cisco Certification
5 69 (71.88%) CCNP
6 65 (67.71%) WAN
7 64 (66.67%) BGP
8 63 (65.63%) OSPF
9 55 (57.29%) Cisco ASA
10 51 (53.13%) MPLS
10 51 (53.13%) LAN
11 49 (51.04%) VPN
12 37 (38.54%) F5
13 36 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
14 34 (35.42%) CheckPoint
15 32 (33.33%) Juniper
15 32 (33.33%) DNS
16 31 (32.29%) Network Security
17 29 (30.21%) NetScaler
18 28 (29.17%) Wireless
18 28 (29.17%) CCIE
18 28 (29.17%) ITIL
19 27 (28.13%) Unix
19 27 (28.13%) Internet
20 26 (27.08%) Finance
20 26 (27.08%) Meraki
20 26 (27.08%) Palo Alto
21 25 (26.04%) IPsec
22 22 (22.92%) VPLS
22 22 (22.92%) Wireshark

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 10 (10.42%) Apache
1 10 (10.42%) IIS
1 10 (10.42%) Tomcat
1 10 (10.42%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (9.38%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 4 (4.17%) Office 365
5 1 (1.04%) IaaS
5 1 (1.04%) PaaS
5 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (94.79%) Cisco IOS
2 78 (81.25%) Firewall
3 65 (67.71%) WAN
4 64 (66.67%) BGP
5 63 (65.63%) OSPF
6 55 (57.29%) Cisco ASA
7 51 (53.13%) LAN
7 51 (53.13%) MPLS
8 49 (51.04%) VPN
9 36 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 32 (33.33%) DNS
11 31 (32.29%) Network Security
12 29 (30.21%) NetScaler
13 28 (29.17%) Wireless
14 27 (28.13%) Internet
15 25 (26.04%) IPsec
16 22 (22.92%) VPLS
16 22 (22.92%) Wireshark
17 21 (21.88%) DHCP
18 20 (20.83%) 802.11
Development Applications
1 5 (5.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (27.08%) Finance
2 6 (6.25%) Banking
3 4 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.17%) Retail
4 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 69 (71.88%) Network Engineer
2 29 (30.21%) Senior Network Engineer
3 17 (17.71%) Network Support
4 15 (15.63%) Lead Network Engineer
4 15 (15.63%) Network Security Engineer
4 15 (15.63%) Security Engineer
5 14 (14.58%) Network Specialist
6 11 (11.46%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (11.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (11.46%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 11 (11.46%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (11.46%) Network Support Engineer
6 11 (11.46%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (11.46%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 11 (11.46%) Senior Security Engineer
6 11 (11.46%) Support Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) Team Leader
8 6 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
8 6 (6.25%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.92%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.04%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.13%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.08%) CMDB
5 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.08%) Replication
5 2 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.13%) Unix
2 20 (20.83%) CatOS
3 14 (14.58%) Windows
4 4 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.17%) ITIL
2 17 (17.71%) DevOps
2 17 (17.71%) Technical Leadership
3 16 (16.67%) Analytics
3 16 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (16.67%) Data Analytics
3 16 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 16 (16.67%) SIEM
4 15 (15.63%) Load Balancing
5 14 (14.58%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 14 (14.58%) IT Strategy
5 14 (14.58%) Migration
6 13 (13.54%) Change Management
6 13 (13.54%) Kalman Filter
6 13 (13.54%) Project Management
7 12 (12.50%) Network Architecture
7 12 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (11.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 10 (10.42%) Change Control
9 10 (10.42%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.83%) Python
2 2 (2.08%) C
3 1 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 75 (78.13%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (71.88%) CCNP
3 28 (29.17%) CCIE
4 18 (18.75%) CCNA
5 11 (11.46%) CCIE Security
6 8 (8.33%) Security Cleared
7 5 (5.21%) MCSE
7 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (4.17%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.08%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.08%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.04%) CCSA
10 1 (1.04%) CCSE
10 1 (1.04%) CEH
10 1 (1.04%) CISSP
10 1 (1.04%) Degree
10 1 (1.04%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.04%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) SLA
2 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (5.21%) VMware NSX
2 4 (4.17%) vCloud
2 4 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (18.75%) FortiGate
2 16 (16.67%) RANCID
3 15 (15.63%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (4.17%) SCCM
5 2 (2.08%) Ansible
5 2 (2.08%) Cisco LMS
5 2 (2.08%) Opsview
5 2 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.04%) Cacti
6 1 (1.04%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.04%) Nagios
6 1 (1.04%) TrustSec
6 1 (1.04%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 96 (100.00%) Cisco
2 37 (38.54%) F5
3 34 (35.42%) CheckPoint
4 32 (33.33%) Juniper
5 26 (27.08%) Meraki
5 26 (27.08%) Palo Alto
6 18 (18.75%) Fortinet
7 17 (17.71%) SolarWinds
8 16 (16.67%) Citrix
8 16 (16.67%) Draytek
8 16 (16.67%) Huawei
9 6 (6.25%) Dell
9 6 (6.25%) Infoblox
9 6 (6.25%) VMware
10 5 (5.21%) Riverbed
11 4 (4.17%) EMC
11 4 (4.17%) HP
11 4 (4.17%) Veeam
12 2 (2.08%) Blue Coat
12 2 (2.08%) Microsoft