Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for TACACS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited TACACS over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (TACACS)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1086 1113 1143
Rank change year-on-year +27 +30 +34
Permanent jobs citing TACACS 117 111 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.058% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.34% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 107 101 114
UK median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% -4.17% +26.32%
10th Percentile £39,500 £38,000 £40,050
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £55,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year -10.91% -2.22% +18.42%

TACACS 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 28278 32297 36572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.70% 16.98% 16.68%
Number of salaries quoted 22900 26451 30237
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

TACACS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing TACACS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for TACACS in the UK

TACACS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for TACACS in the UK

TACACS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TACACS over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for TACACS in the UK

TACACS
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TACACS within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +63 112 £50,000 -13.04% 7
UK excluding London +61 85 £49,000 -10.91% 6
North of England +12 35 £45,000 -18.92% 3
North West +8 35 £45,000 -18.92% 3
London 0 31 £50,000 -16.67% 1
South East +31 21 £67,500 +22.73%
Midlands - 18 £49,000 - 1
West Midlands - 12 £49,000 - 1
East of England - 9 £52,500 - 2
East Midlands - 6 £50,000 -
Scotland -1 4 £52,500 -14.63%

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing TACACS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for TACACS.

1 102 (87.18%) Cisco
2 98 (83.76%) Firewall
3 90 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
4 79 (67.52%) CCNP
4 79 (67.52%) LAN
5 72 (61.54%) WAN
6 65 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
7 62 (52.99%) Data Centre
8 61 (52.14%) F5
8 61 (52.14%) VPN
8 61 (52.14%) DNS
9 60 (51.28%) MPLS
10 59 (50.43%) BGP
10 59 (50.43%) IPsec
11 55 (47.01%) Wireless
12 54 (46.15%) OSPF
13 51 (43.59%) ITIL
14 50 (42.74%) DHCP
15 48 (41.03%) Juniper
16 44 (37.61%) Load Balancing
17 43 (36.75%) Ethernet
18 38 (32.48%) SSL
19 31 (26.50%) Riverbed
20 30 (25.64%) VoIP
20 30 (25.64%) SNMP
21 28 (23.93%) Wi-Fi
21 28 (23.93%) Kalman Filter
22 27 (23.08%) Active Directory
22 27 (23.08%) EIGRP
23 26 (22.22%) Windows

TACACS
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 5 (4.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (4.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.27%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (4.27%) Office 365
3 1 (0.85%) IaaS
3 1 (0.85%) PaaS
3 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (83.76%) Firewall
2 79 (67.52%) LAN
3 72 (61.54%) WAN
4 65 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
5 61 (52.14%) DNS
5 61 (52.14%) VPN
6 60 (51.28%) MPLS
7 59 (50.43%) BGP
7 59 (50.43%) IPsec
8 55 (47.01%) Wireless
9 54 (46.15%) OSPF
10 50 (42.74%) DHCP
11 43 (36.75%) Ethernet
12 38 (32.48%) SSL
13 30 (25.64%) SNMP
13 30 (25.64%) VoIP
14 28 (23.93%) Wi-Fi
15 27 (23.08%) EIGRP
16 22 (18.80%) Cisco Nexus
16 22 (18.80%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (13.68%) Telecoms
2 12 (10.26%) Finance
3 9 (7.69%) Publishing
4 5 (4.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) French Language
5 1 (0.85%) Law
5 1 (0.85%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 82 (70.09%) Network Engineer
2 34 (29.06%) Senior Network Engineer
3 18 (15.38%) Network Support
4 17 (14.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 17 (14.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 14 (11.97%) Network Support Engineer
5 14 (11.97%) Support Engineer
6 13 (11.11%) Consultant
7 9 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.13%) IAM Consultant
9 5 (4.27%) Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) CyberArk Consultant
9 5 (4.27%) Network Team Leader
9 5 (4.27%) Team Leader
10 4 (3.42%) Network Analyst
10 4 (3.42%) Network Consultant
10 4 (3.42%) Security Consultant
11 3 (2.56%) Network Designer
11 3 (2.56%) Senior Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.40%) OAuth
1 11 (9.40%) OpenID
1 11 (9.40%) SAML
2 9 (7.69%) 802.1X
3 8 (6.84%) SailPoint
4 4 (3.42%) XMPP
5 1 (0.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 62 (52.99%) Data Centre
2 19 (16.24%) PKI
3 13 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 10 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.55%) Computer Science
4 10 (8.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (6.84%) RSA SecurID
6 5 (4.27%) Life Science
7 4 (3.42%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.56%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.56%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.22%) Windows
2 25 (21.37%) Linux
3 12 (10.26%) Unix
3 12 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (9.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.27%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (43.59%) ITIL
2 44 (37.61%) Load Balancing
3 28 (23.93%) Kalman Filter
4 21 (17.95%) Change Control
5 19 (16.24%) Configuration Management
6 17 (14.53%) Network Management
6 17 (14.53%) Network Monitoring
7 15 (12.82%) Mentoring
7 15 (12.82%) Presales
8 13 (11.11%) ITIL V3
8 13 (11.11%) Network Design
8 13 (11.11%) Service Management
8 13 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
9 12 (10.26%) Adaptive Security
9 12 (10.26%) Incident Management
9 12 (10.26%) Information Management
9 12 (10.26%) Operations Management
9 12 (10.26%) Validation
9 12 (10.26%) Web Filtering
10 11 (9.40%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.56%) Perl
1 3 (2.56%) PHP
1 3 (2.56%) Python
1 3 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (67.52%) CCNP
3 22 (18.80%) Degree
4 21 (17.95%) CCNA
5 15 (12.82%) CCSA
6 14 (11.97%) CCIE
7 12 (10.26%) Security Cleared
8 11 (9.40%) SC Cleared
9 8 (6.84%) CCSE
10 7 (5.98%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.71%) CCENT
12 1 (0.85%) CCDA
12 1 (0.85%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 1 (0.85%) CCNP Voice
12 1 (0.85%) CISM
12 1 (0.85%) CISSP
12 1 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.66%) SLA
2 10 (8.55%) PCI DSS
2 10 (8.55%) PMO
3 4 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.71%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 22 (18.80%) Nagios
2 14 (11.97%) SolarWinds Orion
3 13 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
4 12 (10.26%) SCCM
5 11 (9.40%) Cisco CUCM
5 11 (9.40%) RANCID
6 10 (8.55%) Cacti
6 10 (8.55%) FortiGate
6 10 (8.55%) OpenNMS
6 10 (8.55%) Puppet
7 7 (5.98%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (3.42%) QRadar
8 4 (3.42%) WhatsUp Gold
9 3 (2.56%) SCOM
9 3 (2.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 102 (87.18%) Cisco
2 61 (52.14%) F5
3 48 (41.03%) Juniper
4 31 (26.50%) Riverbed
5 24 (20.51%) SolarWinds
6 21 (17.95%) Palo Alto
7 20 (17.09%) Microsoft
8 17 (14.53%) Citrix
9 15 (12.82%) Blue Coat
10 13 (11.11%) Ericsson
11 12 (10.26%) Barracuda Networks
12 11 (9.40%) CyberArk
12 11 (9.40%) ServiceNow
13 10 (8.55%) CheckPoint
13 10 (8.55%) Huawei
14 9 (7.69%) Forcepoint
14 9 (7.69%) Fortinet
15 8 (6.84%) CA
15 8 (6.84%) Cylance
15 8 (6.84%) LogRhythm