The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 42 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 5973 6019 5526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.48% 5.21% 5.16%
As % of the Vendors category 12.03% 11.13% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5062 4916 4647
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
49648 54101 50636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.58% 46.79% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 40774 42903 41451
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cisco within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cisco
Salary Trend

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

Cisco Salary Trend in the UK

Cisco
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 within the UK.

Cisco Salary Histogram in the UK

Cisco
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 5709 £45,000 - 568
London +4 2207 £50,000 +0.50% 186
South East +10 1616 £45,000 - 118
Berkshire +9 526 £45,000 -10.00% 38
City of London -11 476 £52,500 +5.00% 50
Yorkshire -10 455 £41,500 -1.19% 55
Surrey +21 449 £45,000 +5.26% 33
West Midlands +6 370 £42,500 +6.25% 45
East of England +2 359 £45,000 +5.88% 45
West Yorkshire -12 326 £43,000 +2.38% 34
North West +24 295 £37,500 - 58
Leeds -10 275 £45,000 +7.14% 27
South West +1 271 £40,000 - 38
Reading +11 234 £45,000 -14.28% 28
Birmingham +5 207 £50,000 - 9
Hampshire -7 207 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Hertfordshire -1 176 £45,000 - 22
Buckinghamshire +20 175 £45,000 -0.55% 10
Manchester +25 154 £40,000 +15.94% 22
East Midlands -9 115 £37,500 - 19
Milton Keynes +15 109 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Scotland +9 103 £43,250 +8.12% 22
West Sussex +14 94 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Kent -7 92 £38,500 -14.44% 5
Cheshire +29 91 £35,000 -4.76% 17
Wiltshire +3 83 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Slough 0 79 £55,000 +27.90% 3
Guildford +21 70 £45,000 -5.26% 9
North Yorkshire -9 66 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Bedfordshire -4 64 £50,000 +9.89% 5

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco.

1 5474 (44.16%) Firewall
2 5440 (43.88%) Cisco Certification
3 4910 (39.61%) Windows
4 4333 (34.95%) VMware
5 3619 (29.19%) Microsoft
6 3617 (29.18%) WAN
7 3591 (28.97%) LAN
8 3338 (26.93%) CCNP
9 2979 (24.03%) CCNA
10 2751 (22.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2643 (21.32%) Active Directory
12 2571 (20.74%) Juniper
13 2479 (20.00%) Data Centre
14 2452 (19.78%) ITIL
15 2421 (19.53%) Linux
16 2358 (19.02%) CheckPoint
17 2137 (17.24%) VPN
18 2079 (16.77%) Cisco ASA
19 1988 (16.04%) MS Exchange
20 1966 (15.86%) DNS
21 1960 (15.81%) TCP/IP
22 1875 (15.12%) Finance
23 1874 (15.12%) HP
24 1863 (15.03%) SAN
25 1828 (14.75%) Citrix
26 1758 (14.18%) Windows Server 2008
27 1715 (13.83%) F5
28 1673 (13.50%) MS Excel
28 1673 (13.50%) BGP
29 1552 (12.52%) Wireless

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1988 (16.04%) MS Exchange
2 911 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 610 (4.92%) Lync
4 549 (4.43%) IIS
5 492 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 486 (3.92%) SharePoint
7 366 (2.95%) Apache
8 354 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
9 278 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
10 258 (2.08%) Tomcat
11 252 (2.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 158 (1.27%) WebSphere
13 102 (0.82%) OpenStack
14 93 (0.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 87 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
16 64 (0.52%) JBoss
17 60 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2000
17 60 (0.48%) nginx
18 57 (0.46%) WebLogic
19 37 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1673 (13.50%) MS Excel
2 758 (6.11%) MS Office
3 247 (1.99%) MS Visio
4 105 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 43 (0.35%) MS Project
6 7 (0.056%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.024%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.024%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.016%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.008%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.008%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.008%) HipChat
10 1 (0.008%) FastStats
10 1 (0.008%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.008%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 67 (0.54%) RMDS
2 47 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 34 (0.27%) Summit
4 24 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 22 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 13 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
7 11 (0.089%) Primavera
8 10 (0.081%) Oracle Applications
9 9 (0.073%) Dynamics GP
10 7 (0.056%) Magento
11 6 (0.048%) Sage 50
11 6 (0.048%) Oracle ERP
11 6 (0.048%) Sophis RISQUE
12 5 (0.040%) Infor CRM
12 5 (0.040%) Agresso
13 4 (0.032%) MFGPRO
13 4 (0.032%) Teamcenter
13 4 (0.032%) Visualfiles
14 3 (0.024%) Sage 200
14 3 (0.024%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 442 (3.57%) Office 365
2 285 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 196 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 179 (1.44%) IaaS
5 178 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
6 131 (1.06%) PaaS
7 75 (0.60%) SaaS
8 59 (0.48%) Mimecast
9 45 (0.36%) Google Apps
10 42 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
11 36 (0.29%) Amazon S3
12 34 (0.27%) IBM PureFlex
13 22 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 14 (0.11%) Route 53
14 14 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
15 8 (0.065%) Responsys
15 8 (0.065%) Taleo
16 7 (0.056%) Google Analytics
16 7 (0.056%) Amazon SQS
16 7 (0.056%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5474 (44.16%) Firewall
2 3617 (29.18%) WAN
3 3591 (28.97%) LAN
4 2137 (17.24%) VPN
5 2079 (16.77%) Cisco ASA
6 1966 (15.86%) DNS
7 1960 (15.81%) TCP/IP
8 1863 (15.03%) SAN
9 1673 (13.50%) BGP
10 1552 (12.52%) Wireless
11 1510 (12.18%) MPLS
12 1508 (12.16%) VoIP
13 1498 (12.08%) Network Security
14 1433 (11.56%) OSPF
15 1391 (11.22%) Cisco Nexus
16 1342 (10.83%) DHCP
17 860 (6.94%) Cisco IOS
18 762 (6.15%) VLAN
18 762 (6.15%) Internet
19 718 (5.79%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1100 (8.87%) SQL Server
2 309 (2.49%) MySQL
3 189 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 133 (1.07%) Oracle Database
5 109 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 94 (0.76%) Hadoop
7 81 (0.65%) DB2
8 71 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 66 (0.53%) HBase
10 59 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
11 57 (0.46%) Relational Database
12 52 (0.42%) MongoDB
13 51 (0.41%) Big Data
14 45 (0.36%) NoSQL
15 42 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
16 40 (0.32%) RDBMS
16 40 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
17 38 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
18 23 (0.19%) Oracle Exadata
19 21 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 121 (0.98%) Git (software)
2 79 (0.64%) Jenkins
3 56 (0.45%) Subversion
4 38 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 37 (0.30%) TeamCity
6 34 (0.27%) Visual Studio
7 32 (0.26%) JIRA
8 26 (0.21%) Metasploit
9 20 (0.16%) Hudson
10 15 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
11 14 (0.11%) Maven
12 11 (0.089%) Gradle
13 7 (0.056%) Grunt
14 6 (0.048%) Liquibase
14 6 (0.048%) Flyway
14 6 (0.048%) Rational Performance Tester
15 5 (0.040%) Oracle APEX
15 5 (0.040%) Rational DOORS
16 4 (0.032%) Trac
General
1 1875 (15.12%) Finance
2 1226 (9.89%) Telecoms
3 551 (4.44%) Banking
4 337 (2.72%) Retail
5 215 (1.73%) Law
6 214 (1.73%) Marketing
7 171 (1.38%) Advertising
8 169 (1.36%) Legal
9 153 (1.23%) Manufacturing
10 132 (1.06%) Games
11 123 (0.99%) Electronics
12 114 (0.92%) Back Office
13 105 (0.85%) Financial Institution
14 84 (0.68%) Investment Banking
15 57 (0.46%) French Language
16 47 (0.38%) Automotive
17 44 (0.35%) German Language
17 44 (0.35%) Multimedia
18 41 (0.33%) Billing
19 39 (0.31%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3192 (25.75%) Network Engineer
2 1260 (10.16%) Analyst
3 1129 (9.11%) Architect
4 1111 (8.96%) Support Engineer
5 935 (7.54%) Consultant
6 876 (7.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 770 (6.21%) Senior Network Engineer
8 672 (5.42%) Administrator
9 479 (3.86%) Systems Administrator
10 452 (3.65%) Security Engineer
11 413 (3.33%) Network Architect
11 413 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
12 396 (3.19%) Cisco Engineer
13 376 (3.03%) Network Support
14 358 (2.89%) Support Analyst
15 357 (2.88%) Network Analyst
16 351 (2.83%) 3rd Line Support
17 344 (2.77%) Solutions Architect
18 342 (2.76%) 2nd Line Support
19 333 (2.69%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (2.02%) Web Services
2 203 (1.64%) 802.1X
3 174 (1.40%) Middleware
4 168 (1.36%) .NET
5 146 (1.18%) HTML
6 126 (1.02%) XML
7 110 (0.89%) CSS
8 78 (0.63%) XMPP
9 71 (0.57%) XSLT
10 66 (0.53%) Rendezvous
10 66 (0.53%) Ultra Messaging
11 55 (0.44%) LAMP
11 55 (0.44%) ASP.NET
12 46 (0.37%) VXML
13 43 (0.35%) COM
14 42 (0.34%) WebSphere MQ
15 30 (0.24%) Software Packaging
16 27 (0.22%) RESTful
17 25 (0.20%) CGI
18 23 (0.19%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 2479 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 782 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
3 382 (3.08%) Blackberry
4 367 (2.96%) Management Information System
5 349 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
6 322 (2.60%) Computer Science
7 308 (2.48%) Clustering
8 249 (2.01%) Replication
9 141 (1.14%) EMC VNX
10 131 (1.06%) Hedge funds
11 121 (0.98%) Private Cloud
12 120 (0.97%) IVR
13 118 (0.95%) FlexPod
14 117 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 109 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
16 107 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
17 102 (0.82%) Thin Client
17 102 (0.82%) Fat Client
18 94 (0.76%) EqualLogic
19 91 (0.73%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4910 (39.61%) Windows
2 2421 (19.53%) Linux
3 1758 (14.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1458 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 970 (7.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 733 (5.91%) Windows 7
7 693 (5.59%) UNIX
8 450 (3.63%) Windows 8
9 422 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 348 (2.81%) Windows XP
11 343 (2.77%) Solaris
12 201 (1.62%) Mac OS X
13 164 (1.32%) Ubuntu
14 162 (1.31%) CentOS
15 131 (1.06%) Android
16 113 (0.91%) AIX
17 111 (0.90%) Debian
18 92 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
19 78 (0.63%) Data ONTAP
20 63 (0.51%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2452 (19.78%) ITIL
2 971 (7.83%) Load Balancing
3 868 (7.00%) Project Management
4 787 (6.35%) Network Design
5 676 (5.45%) Service Delivery
6 616 (4.97%) Change Management
7 579 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 525 (4.23%) Incident Management
9 520 (4.19%) Mentoring
10 479 (3.86%) Migration
11 449 (3.62%) Service Management
12 443 (3.57%) Network Management
13 426 (3.44%) Network Monitoring
14 412 (3.32%) Agile Software Development
15 364 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
16 355 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
17 354 (2.86%) PRINCE2
18 336 (2.71%) Information Security
19 325 (2.62%) Time Management
20 304 (2.45%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1131 (9.12%) SQL
2 426 (3.44%) PowerShell
3 413 (3.33%) Perl
4 358 (2.89%) Python
5 313 (2.52%) Java
6 236 (1.90%) Bash Shell
7 217 (1.75%) C
8 198 (1.60%) PHP
9 172 (1.39%) JavaScript
10 132 (1.06%) Ruby
11 119 (0.96%) Shell Script
12 47 (0.38%) VB
13 46 (0.37%) C#
13 46 (0.37%) C++
14 39 (0.31%) VBScript
15 29 (0.23%) Tcl
16 22 (0.18%) VBA
17 16 (0.13%) T-SQL
18 11 (0.089%) Korn
19 9 (0.073%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5440 (43.88%) Cisco Certification
2 3338 (26.93%) CCNP
3 2979 (24.03%) CCNA
4 1257 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1068 (8.61%) Degree
6 1043 (8.41%) CCIE
7 909 (7.33%) MCSE
8 882 (7.11%) Security Cleared
9 629 (5.07%) SC Cleared
10 510 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 452 (3.65%) CCSA
12 449 (3.62%) CCSE
13 422 (3.40%) CCDP
14 414 (3.34%) MCITP
15 400 (3.23%) MCSA
16 341 (2.75%) MCP
17 271 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
18 238 (1.92%) CISSP
19 153 (1.23%) CCSP
20 149 (1.20%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1010 (8.15%) SLA
2 282 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 207 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 137 (1.11%) QA
5 79 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 48 (0.39%) COBIT
7 46 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 14 (0.11%) PMBOK
9 13 (0.10%) GPG13
10 11 (0.089%) JSP 440
11 7 (0.056%) ISO 9000
12 4 (0.032%) BS7799
13 3 (0.024%) BS25999
13 3 (0.024%) HL7
13 3 (0.024%) DICOM
14 2 (0.016%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 2751 (22.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2643 (21.32%) Active Directory
3 1208 (9.74%) Hyper-V
4 823 (6.64%) vSphere
5 519 (4.19%) XenApp
6 460 (3.71%) VMware ESX
7 242 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
8 241 (1.94%) XenDesktop
9 201 (1.62%) NFS
10 187 (1.51%) Terminal Services
11 146 (1.18%) KVM
12 143 (1.15%) XenServer
13 141 (1.14%) vCloud
14 139 (1.12%) SRDF
15 106 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
16 103 (0.83%) Xen
17 93 (0.75%) Firmware
18 88 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
19 81 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
20 76 (0.61%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 516 (4.16%) SCCM
2 389 (3.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 296 (2.39%) Puppet
4 256 (2.07%) SCOM
5 229 (1.85%) Nagios
6 224 (1.81%) Backup Exec
7 213 (1.72%) Cisco UCCX
8 162 (1.31%) WSUS
9 153 (1.23%) FortiGate
10 146 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
11 135 (1.09%) Cisco Prime
12 115 (0.93%) CiscoWorks
13 106 (0.86%) NetBackup
14 102 (0.82%) Cisco UCCE
15 97 (0.78%) Cacti
16 87 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
17 70 (0.56%) Graphite
18 66 (0.53%) Tivoli
18 66 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 63 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4333 (34.95%) VMware
2 3619 (29.19%) Microsoft
3 2571 (20.74%) Juniper
4 2358 (19.02%) CheckPoint
5 1874 (15.12%) HP
6 1828 (14.75%) Citrix
7 1715 (13.83%) F5
8 1151 (9.28%) NetApp
9 864 (6.97%) EMC
10 672 (5.42%) Oracle
11 652 (5.26%) Dell
12 633 (5.11%) IBM
13 572 (4.61%) Red Hat
14 536 (4.32%) Avaya
15 447 (3.61%) Fortinet
16 408 (3.29%) Blue Coat
17 405 (3.27%) SolarWinds
18 383 (3.09%) Symantec
19 355 (2.86%) McAfee
20 328 (2.65%) Riverbed
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Extensive Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + OTE £100,000+
Posted: 5 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Market Drayton, Shropshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 per annum + £4600 car allowance & benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
North West
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
North West
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
NAK Consulting
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum DOE + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Elevate Direct
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago