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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 34 49 42
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 6360 5180 6189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.03% 4.98% 5.58%
As % of the Vendors category 12.63% 10.45% 11.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5427 4213 5184
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,827
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -1.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
50360 49558 52428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.76% 47.69% 47.28%
Number of salaries quoted 41501 39357 43874
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 £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +17 6043 £45,000 +2.27% 798
London +19 2526 £47,500 - 349
South East +7 1548 £42,500 -5.55% 178
City of London +26 724 £50,000 -4.76% 114
Berkshire +11 515 £47,500 +5.55% 45
Yorkshire -8 457 £42,500 +12.58% 60
East of England +5 406 £44,000 -2.22% 39
Surrey +11 341 £41,500 -7.77% 28
West Midlands +11 327 £37,500 - 41
North West +4 320 £37,500 -6.25% 52
West Yorkshire -10 314 £42,500 +11.84% 37
Hampshire +9 299 £40,000 -4.07% 59
South West +11 296 £38,500 -6.09% 55
Leeds -12 236 £45,000 +12.50% 23
Reading +11 234 £42,500 -10.52% 20
Manchester +2 201 £37,500 +1.35% 33
Hertfordshire +9 165 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Birmingham +16 139 £42,500 +6.25% 21
Kent +7 128 £41,500 +14.48% 12
East Midlands -7 123 £38,000 - 16
Buckinghamshire +11 108 £40,000 -3.61% 9
Wales -9 105 £38,400 -14.66% 15
Scotland +14 102 £37,500 +1.64% 21
South Wales -12 93 £37,950 -15.66% 12
Wiltshire +2 85 £45,000 - 8
North Yorkshire +13 84 £42,500 +13.33% 15
Essex -8 81 £47,500 - 12
Slough +6 70 £58,750 +53.59% 2
Cambridgeshire -2 70 £40,000 +25.98% 7
Cheshire -6 70 £44,000 +3.52% 12

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 5654 (44.33%) Firewall
2 5435 (42.61%) Cisco Certification
3 5300 (41.56%) Windows
4 4664 (36.57%) VMware
5 3878 (30.41%) Microsoft
6 3352 (26.28%) WAN
7 3345 (26.23%) CCNP
8 3094 (24.26%) LAN
9 3016 (23.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2917 (22.87%) Juniper
11 2912 (22.83%) Active Directory
12 2823 (22.13%) CCNA
13 2578 (20.21%) ITIL
14 2482 (19.46%) CheckPoint
15 2338 (18.33%) Linux
16 2267 (17.77%) VPN
17 2259 (17.71%) Citrix
18 2235 (17.52%) MS Exchange
19 2039 (15.99%) Cisco ASA
20 2035 (15.96%) HP
21 2029 (15.91%) SAN
22 1978 (15.51%) Finance
23 1975 (15.49%) TCP/IP
24 1934 (15.16%) Windows Server 2008
25 1864 (14.62%) MPLS
26 1830 (14.35%) DNS
27 1809 (14.18%) Network Security
28 1753 (13.74%) BGP
29 1717 (13.46%) MS Excel
30 1509 (11.83%) Wireless

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 2235 (17.52%) MS Exchange
2 900 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 712 (5.58%) Lync
4 612 (4.80%) IIS
5 564 (4.42%) SharePoint
6 513 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 452 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 413 (3.24%) Apache
9 372 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2003
10 272 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 196 (1.54%) Tomcat
12 89 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
13 86 (0.67%) WebSphere
14 62 (0.49%) WebLogic
15 60 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
15 60 (0.47%) OpenStack
16 59 (0.46%) nginx
17 57 (0.45%) IBM Notes
18 53 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
19 49 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 1717 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 932 (7.31%) MS Office
3 228 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 71 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 52 (0.41%) MS Project
6 6 (0.047%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.039%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.031%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.031%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.031%) SmartSuite
9 3 (0.024%) Revit
9 3 (0.024%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.016%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.008%) SPSS
11 1 (0.008%) Maya
11 1 (0.008%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.008%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.008%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 48 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.21%) RMDS
2 27 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 23 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (0.086%) Summit
7 10 (0.078%) Dynamics GP
8 7 (0.055%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.031%) Nortel Periphonics
9 4 (0.031%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.024%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.024%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 3 (0.024%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.016%) SAP SRM
11 2 (0.016%) Line 500
11 2 (0.016%) ENOVIA
11 2 (0.016%) Sentinel
11 2 (0.016%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.016%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 357 (2.80%) Office 365
2 159 (1.25%) IaaS
3 150 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 117 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
5 112 (0.88%) SaaS
6 109 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
7 84 (0.66%) PaaS
8 55 (0.43%) Google Apps
9 20 (0.16%) OpenShift
9 20 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (0.086%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.055%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.031%) GitHub
13 3 (0.024%) SoftLayer
14 2 (0.016%) Amazon SQS
15 1 (0.008%) Rackspace Cloud
15 1 (0.008%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 5654 (44.33%) Firewall
2 3352 (26.28%) WAN
3 3094 (24.26%) LAN
4 2267 (17.77%) VPN
5 2039 (15.99%) Cisco ASA
6 2029 (15.91%) SAN
7 1975 (15.49%) TCP/IP
8 1864 (14.62%) MPLS
9 1830 (14.35%) DNS
10 1809 (14.18%) Network Security
11 1753 (13.74%) BGP
12 1509 (11.83%) Wireless
13 1464 (11.48%) VoIP
14 1444 (11.32%) OSPF
15 1255 (9.84%) Cisco Nexus
16 1233 (9.67%) DHCP
17 819 (6.42%) EIGRP
18 816 (6.40%) Cisco IOS
18 816 (6.40%) VLAN
19 799 (6.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1273 (9.98%) SQL Server
2 305 (2.39%) MySQL
3 302 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 161 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 100 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 76 (0.60%) MongoDB
7 73 (0.57%) DB2
8 67 (0.53%) Oracle Database
9 60 (0.47%) Relational Database
10 55 (0.43%) Hadoop
11 51 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
12 48 (0.38%) Oracle Exadata
13 44 (0.34%) NoSQL
14 42 (0.33%) HBase
15 41 (0.32%) RDBMS
16 39 (0.31%) Big Data
17 37 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
18 31 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
19 23 (0.18%) Data Mining
20 21 (0.16%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 74 (0.58%) Git (software)
2 60 (0.47%) Subversion
2 60 (0.47%) Jenkins
3 37 (0.29%) JIRA
4 35 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 24 (0.19%) TeamCity
6 20 (0.16%) Selenium
7 19 (0.15%) Hudson
8 16 (0.13%) GCC
8 16 (0.13%) GDB
8 16 (0.13%) Trac
9 15 (0.12%) FogBugz
10 13 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (0.094%) Maven
12 11 (0.086%) Eclipse
12 11 (0.086%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (0.078%) Rational Performance Tester
13 10 (0.078%) Mercurial
13 10 (0.078%) Visual Studio
14 8 (0.063%) Serena SBM
General
1 1978 (15.51%) Finance
2 1130 (8.86%) Telecoms
3 428 (3.36%) Banking
4 301 (2.36%) Retail
5 225 (1.76%) Law
6 175 (1.37%) Marketing
7 171 (1.34%) Legal
8 160 (1.25%) Advertising
9 97 (0.76%) Manufacturing
10 93 (0.73%) Financial Institution
11 86 (0.67%) Investment Banking
12 81 (0.64%) Games
13 74 (0.58%) Back Office
14 50 (0.39%) Electronics
15 36 (0.28%) French Language
16 30 (0.24%) Publishing
17 27 (0.21%) Billing
18 26 (0.20%) German Language
19 24 (0.19%) Aerospace
20 23 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3325 (26.07%) Network Engineer
2 1324 (10.38%) Support Engineer
3 1322 (10.37%) Analyst
4 1058 (8.30%) Architect
5 933 (7.32%) Consultant
6 901 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 719 (5.64%) Senior Network Engineer
8 580 (4.55%) Security Engineer
9 542 (4.25%) Administrator
10 523 (4.10%) 3rd Line Support
11 420 (3.29%) Systems Administrator
12 414 (3.25%) Support Analyst
13 397 (3.11%) Network Security Engineer
14 385 (3.02%) Network Analyst
15 379 (2.97%) Cisco Engineer
16 369 (2.89%) 2nd Line Support
17 352 (2.76%) Network Architect
18 344 (2.70%) Network Support
19 341 (2.67%) Systems Engineer
20 320 (2.51%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (1.05%) Middleware
2 120 (0.94%) .NET
3 119 (0.93%) XMPP
4 116 (0.91%) Web Services
5 103 (0.81%) CSS
6 92 (0.72%) HTML
7 72 (0.56%) XML
8 67 (0.53%) LAMP
9 35 (0.27%) SOAP
10 32 (0.25%) XSLT
10 32 (0.25%) Regular Expression
11 31 (0.24%) WebSphere MQ
12 29 (0.23%) COM
12 29 (0.23%) REST
13 27 (0.21%) ASP.NET
13 27 (0.21%) Rendezvous
14 23 (0.18%) JSON
15 22 (0.17%) jQuery
16 20 (0.16%) Application Packaging
16 20 (0.16%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 634 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
2 441 (3.46%) Clustering
3 430 (3.37%) Blackberry
4 362 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 299 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
6 297 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 213 (1.67%) Replication
8 200 (1.57%) Open Source
9 151 (1.18%) FlexPod
10 138 (1.08%) Hedge funds
11 107 (0.84%) Thin Client
11 107 (0.84%) Fat Client
12 104 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
13 86 (0.67%) Client/Server
14 81 (0.64%) CLARiiON
15 74 (0.58%) PKI
16 72 (0.56%) Statistics
17 61 (0.48%) iPhone
18 59 (0.46%) EqualLogic
19 49 (0.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5300 (41.56%) Windows
2 2338 (18.33%) Linux
3 1934 (15.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 1251 (9.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 1240 (9.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 843 (6.61%) Windows 7
7 762 (5.97%) UNIX
8 452 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 447 (3.50%) Windows 8
10 442 (3.47%) Windows XP
11 386 (3.03%) Solaris
12 188 (1.47%) CentOS
13 179 (1.40%) Ubuntu
14 154 (1.21%) Mac OS X
15 120 (0.94%) Debian
16 111 (0.87%) AIX
17 104 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
18 102 (0.80%) Windows Vista
19 98 (0.77%) Windows 2000
20 89 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2578 (20.21%) ITIL
2 896 (7.03%) Project Management
3 890 (6.98%) Load Balancing
4 774 (6.07%) Network Design
5 615 (4.82%) Service Delivery
6 545 (4.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 527 (4.13%) Mentoring
8 512 (4.01%) Change Management
9 487 (3.82%) Network Management
10 486 (3.81%) Service Management
11 479 (3.76%) Incident Management
12 475 (3.72%) Network Monitoring
13 441 (3.46%) Migration
14 433 (3.40%) PRINCE2
15 402 (3.15%) Information Security
16 377 (2.96%) Kalman Filter
17 344 (2.70%) E-Commerce
18 319 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
19 309 (2.42%) Problem Management
20 302 (2.37%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1164 (9.13%) SQL
2 446 (3.50%) PowerShell
3 382 (3.00%) Perl
4 246 (1.93%) Bash Shell
5 238 (1.87%) Java
6 208 (1.63%) Python
7 204 (1.60%) PHP
8 153 (1.20%) Shell Script
9 139 (1.09%) C
10 108 (0.85%) Ruby
11 83 (0.65%) JavaScript
12 67 (0.53%) C++
13 65 (0.51%) VBScript
14 61 (0.48%) VB
15 44 (0.34%) C#
15 44 (0.34%) Tcl
16 28 (0.22%) R
17 26 (0.20%) T-SQL
18 24 (0.19%) Lisp
19 7 (0.055%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5435 (42.61%) Cisco Certification
2 3345 (26.23%) CCNP
3 2823 (22.13%) CCNA
4 1433 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 1088 (8.53%) Degree
6 997 (7.82%) MCSE
7 981 (7.69%) CCIE
8 896 (7.03%) Security Cleared
9 709 (5.56%) SC Cleared
10 522 (4.09%) MCSA
11 517 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 491 (3.85%) MCITP
13 392 (3.07%) CCSE
14 357 (2.80%) CCDP
15 354 (2.78%) MCP
16 342 (2.68%) CCSA
17 298 (2.34%) CISSP
18 277 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
19 223 (1.75%) CCSP
20 187 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1148 (9.00%) SLA
2 310 (2.43%) PCI DSS
3 263 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 106 (0.83%) QA
5 60 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 60 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 33 (0.26%) COBIT
7 20 (0.16%) GPG13
8 7 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 4 (0.031%) BS7799
10 3 (0.024%) HL7
10 3 (0.024%) DICOM
11 2 (0.016%) RosettaNet
11 2 (0.016%) GAAP
12 1 (0.008%) BS15000
12 1 (0.008%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.008%) HMG Infosec
12 1 (0.008%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.008%) BS25999
12 1 (0.008%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3016 (23.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2912 (22.83%) Active Directory
3 1218 (9.55%) Hyper-V
4 1027 (8.05%) vSphere
5 714 (5.60%) XenApp
6 438 (3.43%) VMware ESX
7 422 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
8 314 (2.46%) XenDesktop
9 215 (1.69%) XenServer
10 208 (1.63%) Terminal Services
11 156 (1.22%) NFS
12 150 (1.18%) vCloud
13 126 (0.99%) Firmware
14 113 (0.89%) Xen
15 109 (0.85%) KVM
16 93 (0.73%) VMware Server
17 76 (0.60%) SRDF
18 72 (0.56%) Terminal Server
19 63 (0.49%) MetaFrame
20 61 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 434 (3.40%) SCCM
2 402 (3.15%) Cisco CUCM
3 316 (2.48%) Backup Exec
4 292 (2.29%) SCOM
5 280 (2.20%) Nagios
6 199 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
7 198 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
8 188 (1.47%) Puppet
9 143 (1.12%) NetBackup
10 133 (1.04%) CiscoWorks
11 123 (0.96%) Cacti
12 117 (0.92%) FortiGate
13 108 (0.85%) WSUS
14 103 (0.81%) OpenView
14 103 (0.81%) Cisco UCCE
15 102 (0.80%) Cisco Prime
16 78 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
17 76 (0.60%) Tivoli
18 72 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
19 70 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4664 (36.57%) VMware
2 3878 (30.41%) Microsoft
3 2917 (22.87%) Juniper
4 2482 (19.46%) CheckPoint
5 2259 (17.71%) Citrix
6 2035 (15.96%) HP
7 1500 (11.76%) F5
8 1175 (9.21%) NetApp
9 938 (7.35%) EMC
10 703 (5.51%) Dell
11 673 (5.28%) Avaya
12 657 (5.15%) Red Hat
13 635 (4.98%) SolarWinds
14 629 (4.93%) Symantec
15 547 (4.29%) Oracle
16 512 (4.01%) IBM
17 430 (3.37%) Blue Coat
18 353 (2.77%) Brocade
19 307 (2.41%) Riverbed
20 282 (2.21%) Fortinet
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