Period
to 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (TACACS)
UK
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 863 1075 1120
Rank change year-on-year +212 +45 -39
Permanent jobs citing TACACS 37 19 75
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.013% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.085% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 29 15 77
Median annual salary £57,500 £67,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.81% +28.57% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,500 £36,250 £37,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £95,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £43,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -16.67% +5.00%

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 13,617 22,373 26,241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.88% 15.53% 15.10%
Number of salaries quoted 10,659 16,973 20,818
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% +1.09% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

TACACS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for TACACS in the UK

TACACS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing TACACS.

Salary trend for TACACS in the UK

TACACS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing TACACS over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Salary histogram for TACACS in the UK

TACACS
Top 10 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 26 May 2020. 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 +231 37 £57,500 -14.81% 1
UK excluding London +173 20 £50,000 +14.29% 1
London +176 17 £63,750 -29.17% 1
South East +116 10 £57,500 +21.05%
North of England +117 6 £35,000 -48.15%
North East - 5 £35,000 -
East of England +82 3 £50,000 +33.33%
Yorkshire +93 1 £45,000 -33.33%
South West +75 1 £45,000 -
Work from Home - 1 £36,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, IT jobs citing TACACS 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 TACACS.

1 33 (89.19%) Cisco
2 25 (67.57%) Firewall
3 23 (62.16%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (56.76%) Linux
5 19 (51.35%) Palo Alto
6 18 (48.65%) DNS
7 16 (43.24%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (43.24%) SolarWinds
8 15 (40.54%) F5
8 15 (40.54%) IPsec
8 15 (40.54%) SSL
8 15 (40.54%) Juniper
8 15 (40.54%) MPLS
9 14 (37.84%) BGP
9 14 (37.84%) CCNP
9 14 (37.84%) CCNA
9 14 (37.84%) WAN
9 14 (37.84%) Unix
10 13 (35.14%) ITIL
10 13 (35.14%) DHCP
10 13 (35.14%) Ethernet
10 13 (35.14%) LAN
10 13 (35.14%) OSPF
10 13 (35.14%) Data Centre
11 12 (32.43%) Kalman Filter
11 12 (32.43%) Junos
12 11 (29.73%) WAN Optimisation
12 11 (29.73%) Web Filtering
12 11 (29.73%) Forcepoint
12 11 (29.73%) Management Information System

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:

Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) GCP
2 2 (5.41%) AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Stackdriver
3 1 (2.70%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (67.57%) Firewall
2 18 (48.65%) DNS
3 16 (43.24%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (40.54%) IPsec
4 15 (40.54%) MPLS
4 15 (40.54%) SSL
5 14 (37.84%) BGP
5 14 (37.84%) WAN
6 13 (35.14%) DHCP
6 13 (35.14%) Ethernet
6 13 (35.14%) LAN
6 13 (35.14%) OSPF
7 12 (32.43%) Junos
8 10 (27.03%) 3G
8 10 (27.03%) 4G
8 10 (27.03%) DDNS
8 10 (27.03%) FCoE
8 10 (27.03%) SAN
8 10 (27.03%) VPN
8 10 (27.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.70%) GitLab
General
1 7 (18.92%) Banking
1 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) German Language
3 1 (2.70%) Law
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Network Engineer
2 16 (43.24%) Cisco Engineer
2 16 (43.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (24.32%) Support Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Cisco Support
6 5 (13.51%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Juniper Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Network Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Network Support
6 5 (13.51%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Check Point Support
7 4 (10.81%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) 802.1X
1 4 (10.81%) LDAP
1 4 (10.81%) SAML
2 3 (8.11%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.70%) Apache NiFi
3 1 (2.70%) JSON
3 1 (2.70%) REST
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Data Centre
2 11 (29.73%) Management Information System
3 10 (27.03%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.70%) Fibre Optics
4 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Linux
2 14 (37.84%) Unix
3 5 (13.51%) Windows
4 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) ITIL
2 12 (32.43%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (29.73%) Mathematics
3 11 (29.73%) WAN Optimisation
3 11 (29.73%) Web Filtering
4 10 (27.03%) Adaptive Security
4 10 (27.03%) Computer Science
4 10 (27.03%) Information Management
4 10 (27.03%) Load Balancing
5 6 (16.22%) Migration
5 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (13.51%) Change Control
6 5 (13.51%) Operations Management
7 3 (8.11%) DevOps
7 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (8.11%) High Availability
7 3 (8.11%) Network Management
7 3 (8.11%) Predictive Analysis
8 2 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) Python
2 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.41%) Perl
4 1 (2.70%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) PHP
4 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.70%) Ruby
4 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (62.16%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (37.84%) CCNA
2 14 (37.84%) CCNP
3 10 (27.03%) Degree
4 5 (13.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (13.51%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.70%) CCDP
5 1 (2.70%) CCIE
5 1 (2.70%) CCIE Security
5 1 (2.70%) CCSP
5 1 (2.70%) GCIA
5 1 (2.70%) GCIH
5 1 (2.70%) GPEN
5 1 (2.70%) GPPA
5 1 (2.70%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) FedRAMP
2 1 (2.70%) FISMA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) Cisco Prime
1 10 (27.03%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (10.81%) Nagios
3 3 (8.11%) Grafana
3 3 (8.11%) ZABBIX
4 2 (5.41%) Ansible
4 2 (5.41%) Nmap
5 1 (2.70%) Cacti
5 1 (2.70%) Fluentd
5 1 (2.70%) logstash
5 1 (2.70%) NetMRI
5 1 (2.70%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (2.70%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 33 (89.19%) Cisco
2 19 (51.35%) Palo Alto
3 16 (43.24%) SolarWinds
4 15 (40.54%) F5
4 15 (40.54%) Juniper
5 11 (29.73%) Forcepoint
6 10 (27.03%) Barracuda Networks
7 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
8 5 (13.51%) Arista
8 5 (13.51%) Fortinet
9 4 (10.81%) Splunk
10 3 (8.11%) Google
11 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
12 1 (2.70%) Aruba
12 1 (2.70%) Citrix
12 1 (2.70%) Draytek
12 1 (2.70%) McAfee
12 1 (2.70%) Meraki
12 1 (2.70%) Riverbed
12 1 (2.70%) Tufin