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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 39 48 39
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 6147 5840 6174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.61% 4.99% 5.68%
As % of the Vendors category 12.16% 10.66% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5126 4805 5138
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%

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
50563 54775 51764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.14% 46.77% 47.58%
Number of salaries quoted 40979 43942 42356
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +8 5870 £45,000 - 637
London +8 2272 £50,000 +4.16% 229
South East +9 1703 £45,000 +5.88% 153
City of London 0 533 £55,000 +10.00% 62
Berkshire +11 513 £47,000 -5.05% 50
Surrey +19 477 £46,000 +8.23% 39
Yorkshire -9 469 £40,000 -4.76% 68
East of England +10 381 £45,000 - 33
West Midlands +9 380 £43,500 +8.75% 42
West Yorkshire -10 331 £40,000 - 42
Leeds -8 290 £42,000 +5.00% 37
South West +3 271 £37,500 +7.14% 27
North West +21 266 £35,500 +1.42% 59
Hampshire -3 266 £45,000 +4.04% 12
Reading +6 232 £46,250 -9.75% 27
Birmingham +7 220 £47,500 - 14
Hertfordshire -1 184 £45,000 - 14
Buckinghamshire +20 179 £45,000 +18.42% 17
Manchester +9 131 £40,000 +23.07% 26
East Midlands -13 120 £38,292 +0.76% 21
Milton Keynes +21 119 £50,000 +11.11% 9
West Sussex +25 109 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Wiltshire +1 88 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Scotland +7 83 £42,500 +13.33% 24
Bedfordshire +20 77 £47,500 +4.97% 2
Guildford +25 76 £52,500 +16.66% 5
Bracknell +24 75 £41,250 +3.12% 1
Farnborough +1 75 £46,250 -22.91% 3
Cheshire +29 73 £31,000 -18.42% 24
North Yorkshire -10 73 £37,500 -16.66% 10

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5698 (44.03%) Firewall
2 5600 (43.27%) Cisco Certification
3 5147 (39.77%) Windows
4 4499 (34.76%) VMware
5 3865 (29.86%) Microsoft
6 3815 (29.48%) WAN
7 3702 (28.60%) LAN
8 3395 (26.23%) CCNP
9 3073 (23.74%) CCNA
10 2898 (22.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2800 (21.63%) Active Directory
12 2740 (21.17%) Juniper
13 2589 (20.00%) ITIL
14 2566 (19.83%) Linux
15 2553 (19.73%) Data Centre
16 2526 (19.52%) CheckPoint
17 2233 (17.25%) Cisco ASA
18 2148 (16.60%) VPN
19 2122 (16.40%) MS Exchange
20 2094 (16.18%) HP
21 2040 (15.76%) TCP/IP
22 2008 (15.52%) Citrix
23 1987 (15.35%) SAN
24 1950 (15.07%) DNS
25 1930 (14.91%) Finance
26 1846 (14.26%) F5
27 1822 (14.08%) BGP
28 1791 (13.84%) Windows Server 2008
29 1775 (13.72%) MS Excel
30 1661 (12.83%) MPLS

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2122 (16.40%) MS Exchange
2 949 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 661 (5.11%) Lync
4 607 (4.69%) IIS
5 547 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 525 (4.06%) SharePoint
7 409 (3.16%) Apache
7 409 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2007
8 305 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2003
9 293 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 275 (2.12%) Tomcat
11 188 (1.45%) WebSphere
12 109 (0.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 104 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
14 100 (0.77%) OpenStack
15 83 (0.64%) JBoss
16 62 (0.48%) nginx
17 60 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2000
18 55 (0.42%) WebLogic
19 45 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1775 (13.72%) MS Excel
2 815 (6.30%) MS Office
3 260 (2.01%) MS Visio
4 102 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 42 (0.32%) MS Project
6 8 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.039%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.023%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.015%) HipChat
9 2 (0.015%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.015%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.015%) SmartSuite
9 2 (0.015%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.008%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.008%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.008%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.008%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 78 (0.60%) RMDS
2 46 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 38 (0.29%) Summit
4 28 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 27 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 16 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
7 14 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 11 (0.085%) Primavera
9 9 (0.070%) Oracle Applications
9 9 (0.070%) Sophis RISQUE
10 7 (0.054%) SAP CRM
11 6 (0.046%) Nortel Periphonics
11 6 (0.046%) Magento
11 6 (0.046%) Sage 50
12 5 (0.039%) Infor CRM
12 5 (0.039%) Oracle ERP
13 4 (0.031%) Teamcenter
13 4 (0.031%) Visualfiles
14 3 (0.023%) MFGPRO
14 3 (0.023%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 428 (3.31%) Office 365
2 284 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
3 207 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 177 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
5 175 (1.35%) IaaS
6 122 (0.94%) PaaS
7 83 (0.64%) SaaS
8 76 (0.59%) Mimecast
9 54 (0.42%) Google Apps
10 38 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
11 32 (0.25%) Amazon S3
12 29 (0.22%) IBM PureFlex
13 20 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 13 (0.10%) Route 53
15 12 (0.093%) Amazon ELB
16 10 (0.077%) Google Analytics
17 9 (0.070%) GitHub
18 7 (0.054%) Adobe Analytics
18 7 (0.054%) Taleo
18 7 (0.054%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 5698 (44.03%) Firewall
2 3815 (29.48%) WAN
3 3702 (28.60%) LAN
4 2233 (17.25%) Cisco ASA
5 2148 (16.60%) VPN
6 2040 (15.76%) TCP/IP
7 1987 (15.35%) SAN
8 1950 (15.07%) DNS
9 1822 (14.08%) BGP
10 1661 (12.83%) MPLS
11 1583 (12.23%) Network Security
12 1575 (12.17%) Wireless
13 1516 (11.71%) OSPF
14 1504 (11.62%) VoIP
15 1494 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
16 1312 (10.14%) DHCP
17 877 (6.78%) Cisco IOS
18 824 (6.37%) EIGRP
19 823 (6.36%) VLAN
20 716 (5.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1199 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 322 (2.49%) MySQL
3 210 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 144 (1.11%) Oracle Database
5 107 (0.83%) Hadoop
6 104 (0.80%) DB2
6 104 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 81 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 77 (0.59%) HBase
9 61 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
10 52 (0.40%) Relational Database
11 50 (0.39%) MongoDB
12 47 (0.36%) NoSQL
13 42 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
14 40 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
15 36 (0.28%) Big Data
16 34 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
17 32 (0.25%) RDBMS
18 24 (0.19%) Oracle Exadata
19 22 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 118 (0.91%) Git (software)
2 62 (0.48%) Jenkins
3 51 (0.39%) Visual Studio
4 49 (0.38%) Subversion
5 42 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 32 (0.25%) TeamCity
7 27 (0.21%) JIRA
8 26 (0.20%) Metasploit
9 21 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (0.16%) Maven
10 19 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
11 11 (0.085%) Hudson
11 11 (0.085%) Gradle
12 9 (0.070%) Oracle APEX
13 7 (0.054%) Eclipse
13 7 (0.054%) Grunt
14 6 (0.046%) IntelliJ
14 6 (0.046%) Rational Performance Tester
14 6 (0.046%) Liquibase
14 6 (0.046%) Flyway
General
1 1930 (14.91%) Finance
2 1233 (9.53%) Telecoms
3 515 (3.98%) Banking
4 320 (2.47%) Retail
5 232 (1.79%) Law
6 207 (1.60%) Marketing
7 198 (1.53%) Advertising
8 188 (1.45%) Legal
9 165 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 138 (1.07%) Games
11 126 (0.97%) Electronics
12 112 (0.87%) Back Office
13 101 (0.78%) Financial Institution
14 77 (0.59%) Investment Banking
15 59 (0.46%) French Language
16 56 (0.43%) Billing
17 52 (0.40%) Automotive
18 37 (0.29%) Multimedia
19 36 (0.28%) German Language
20 34 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3302 (25.51%) Network Engineer
2 1278 (9.87%) Analyst
3 1210 (9.35%) Architect
4 1167 (9.02%) Support Engineer
5 1067 (8.24%) Consultant
6 909 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 775 (5.99%) Senior Network Engineer
8 664 (5.13%) Administrator
9 481 (3.72%) Security Engineer
10 471 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
11 432 (3.34%) Network Architect
12 417 (3.22%) Cisco Engineer
13 412 (3.18%) Systems Engineer
14 396 (3.06%) Network Support
15 387 (2.99%) Support Analyst
16 373 (2.88%) 2nd Line Support
17 367 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
18 366 (2.83%) 3rd Line Support
18 366 (2.83%) Network Consultant
19 330 (2.55%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (2.04%) Web Services
2 211 (1.63%) 802.1X
3 205 (1.58%) .NET
4 189 (1.46%) Middleware
5 171 (1.32%) HTML
6 141 (1.09%) XML
7 124 (0.96%) CSS
8 82 (0.63%) XMPP
9 80 (0.62%) XSLT
10 77 (0.59%) Rendezvous
10 77 (0.59%) Ultra Messaging
11 74 (0.57%) LAMP
12 59 (0.46%) ASP.NET
13 54 (0.42%) VXML
14 45 (0.35%) COM
15 41 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
16 39 (0.30%) RESTful
17 35 (0.27%) Software Packaging
18 28 (0.22%) CGI
19 25 (0.19%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2553 (19.73%) Data Centre
2 744 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 435 (3.36%) Management Information System
4 401 (3.10%) Blackberry
5 339 (2.62%) Clustering
6 328 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
7 322 (2.49%) Computer Science
8 244 (1.89%) Replication
9 137 (1.06%) EMC VNX
10 126 (0.97%) Private Cloud
10 126 (0.97%) Hedge funds
11 118 (0.91%) FlexPod
12 112 (0.87%) Thin Client
12 112 (0.87%) Fat Client
13 108 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 105 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
15 100 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
15 100 (0.77%) IVR
16 96 (0.74%) Client/Server
16 96 (0.74%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 5147 (39.77%) Windows
2 2566 (19.83%) Linux
3 1791 (13.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 1478 (11.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 1055 (8.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 724 (5.59%) Windows 7
7 698 (5.39%) UNIX
8 497 (3.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 456 (3.52%) Windows 8
10 398 (3.08%) Solaris
11 381 (2.94%) Windows XP
12 189 (1.46%) Mac OS X
13 184 (1.42%) CentOS
14 170 (1.31%) Ubuntu
15 122 (0.94%) AIX
16 120 (0.93%) Android
17 112 (0.87%) Debian
18 98 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
19 78 (0.60%) Windows 2000
20 74 (0.57%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2589 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1010 (7.80%) Load Balancing
3 895 (6.92%) Project Management
4 833 (6.44%) Network Design
5 775 (5.99%) Service Delivery
6 615 (4.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 611 (4.72%) Change Management
8 521 (4.03%) Mentoring
9 506 (3.91%) Incident Management
10 487 (3.76%) Agile Software Development
11 486 (3.76%) Service Management
12 480 (3.71%) Migration
13 448 (3.46%) Network Monitoring
14 425 (3.28%) Network Management
15 356 (2.75%) PRINCE2
16 352 (2.72%) Root Cause Analysis
17 351 (2.71%) Capacity Planning
18 331 (2.56%) Problem Management
19 327 (2.53%) Business Continuity
20 325 (2.51%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1207 (9.33%) SQL
2 427 (3.30%) PowerShell
3 400 (3.09%) Perl
4 350 (2.70%) Python
5 339 (2.62%) Java
6 246 (1.90%) Bash Shell
7 225 (1.74%) C
8 196 (1.51%) PHP
9 189 (1.46%) JavaScript
10 132 (1.02%) Ruby
11 128 (0.99%) Shell Script
12 55 (0.42%) C++
13 52 (0.40%) VB
14 43 (0.33%) VBScript
15 36 (0.28%) C#
16 26 (0.20%) Tcl
17 23 (0.18%) VBA
18 15 (0.12%) T-SQL
19 10 (0.077%) PL/SQL
20 8 (0.062%) Ada
Qualifications
1 5600 (43.27%) Cisco Certification
2 3395 (26.23%) CCNP
3 3073 (23.74%) CCNA
4 1330 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 1103 (8.52%) CCIE
6 1054 (8.14%) Degree
7 945 (7.30%) MCSE
8 910 (7.03%) Security Cleared
9 649 (5.01%) SC Cleared
10 514 (3.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 491 (3.79%) CCSE
12 485 (3.75%) CCSA
13 434 (3.35%) MCITP
14 432 (3.34%) MCSA
15 416 (3.21%) CCDP
16 352 (2.72%) MCP
17 298 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
18 241 (1.86%) CISSP
19 165 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
20 164 (1.27%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1118 (8.64%) SLA
2 276 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 240 (1.85%) PCI DSS
4 144 (1.11%) QA
5 93 (0.72%) ISO 9001
6 66 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 48 (0.37%) COBIT
8 27 (0.21%) GPG13
9 14 (0.11%) PMBOK
10 9 (0.070%) JSP 440
11 7 (0.054%) ISO 9000
12 5 (0.039%) HL7
12 5 (0.039%) DICOM
13 4 (0.031%) BS7799
14 3 (0.023%) RosettaNet
15 2 (0.015%) BS25999
System Software
1 2898 (22.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2800 (21.63%) Active Directory
3 1256 (9.70%) Hyper-V
4 907 (7.01%) vSphere
5 584 (4.51%) XenApp
6 467 (3.61%) VMware ESX
7 269 (2.08%) XenDesktop
8 259 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
9 217 (1.68%) NFS
10 204 (1.58%) Terminal Services
11 183 (1.41%) XenServer
12 152 (1.17%) vCloud
13 147 (1.14%) SRDF
13 147 (1.14%) KVM
14 131 (1.01%) Xen
15 116 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
16 97 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
17 75 (0.58%) ISA Server
18 74 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
19 73 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 524 (4.05%) SCCM
2 347 (2.68%) Cisco CUCM
3 279 (2.16%) Puppet
4 254 (1.96%) SCOM
5 241 (1.86%) Backup Exec
6 222 (1.72%) Nagios
7 183 (1.41%) Cisco UCCX
8 159 (1.23%) WSUS
8 159 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
9 157 (1.21%) FortiGate
10 142 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
11 122 (0.94%) CiscoWorks
12 99 (0.76%) NetBackup
13 98 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
14 97 (0.75%) Cacti
15 95 (0.73%) Cisco UCCE
16 79 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 71 (0.55%) Tivoli
18 66 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
19 65 (0.50%) Graphite
Vendors
1 4499 (34.76%) VMware
2 3865 (29.86%) Microsoft
3 2740 (21.17%) Juniper
4 2526 (19.52%) CheckPoint
5 2094 (16.18%) HP
6 2008 (15.52%) Citrix
7 1846 (14.26%) F5
8 1190 (9.19%) NetApp
9 918 (7.09%) EMC
10 771 (5.96%) Oracle
11 704 (5.44%) Dell
12 682 (5.27%) IBM
13 632 (4.88%) Red Hat
14 564 (4.36%) Avaya
15 473 (3.65%) Fortinet
16 464 (3.59%) Blue Coat
17 433 (3.35%) SolarWinds
18 400 (3.09%) Riverbed
19 392 (3.03%) Symantec
20 327 (2.53%) McAfee
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