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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 40 35 54
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 5783 6515 5104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.70% 6.12% 4.95%
As % of the Vendors category 12.46% 12.83% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4861 5555 4138
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,136 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,700
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +0.71%

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
46430 50796 48789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 47.68% 47.29%
Number of salaries quoted 38062 41730 38631
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 8 February 2016 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 8 February 2016. 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 -7 5382 £45,000 - 752
London -16 2042 £50,000 +5.26% 240
South East +3 1474 £48,500 +13.45% 188
Berkshire +9 613 £52,500 +10.52% 59
East of England +9 518 £45,000 - 67
Yorkshire +6 393 £42,500 - 59
Reading +7 321 £52,500 +16.66% 26
Surrey -1 315 £47,500 +11.76% 45
West Midlands -5 314 £42,500 +11.84% 54
City of London -31 307 £52,500 +5.00% 58
West Yorkshire -2 252 £42,500 +4.29% 43
Hampshire -1 239 £42,500 +1.19% 37
South West -12 234 £37,500 - 52
Hertfordshire +6 215 £45,000 +2.27% 30
East Midlands +22 194 £35,690 -4.82% 21
Leeds -8 190 £42,500 -3.40% 33
North West -26 190 £36,500 -2.66% 57
Manchester -17 119 £39,250 +7.53% 34
Wales -1 103 £42,500 +10.67% 13
Scotland -2 103 £42,500 +13.33% 24
South Wales +3 102 £42,500 +10.67% 13
Birmingham -15 97 £41,500 -2.35% 15
Essex 0 92 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Cambridgeshire +13 90 £41,000 -3.52% 11
Bedfordshire +18 86 £55,000 +20.87% 8
Wiltshire +4 83 £35,000 -22.22% 11
Kent -11 82 £42,500 +2.40% 8
Buckinghamshire -9 81 £35,000 -12.50% 10
North Yorkshire +12 79 £37,000 -26.00% 7
Coventry +20 73 £39,000 +4.00% 11

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5246 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4999 (43.31%) Firewall
3 4430 (38.38%) Windows
4 3849 (33.34%) VMware
5 3432 (29.73%) Microsoft
6 3375 (29.24%) CCNP
7 3129 (27.11%) WAN
8 2994 (25.94%) LAN
9 2752 (23.84%) CCNA
10 2663 (23.07%) Active Directory
11 2463 (21.34%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2446 (21.19%) Windows Server
13 2371 (20.54%) ITIL
14 2312 (20.03%) Juniper
15 2257 (19.55%) Data Centre
16 2210 (19.15%) Linux
17 2143 (18.57%) VPN
18 1978 (17.14%) CheckPoint
19 1892 (16.39%) Finance
20 1858 (16.10%) Cisco ASA
21 1704 (14.76%) TCP/IP
22 1663 (14.41%) MS Exchange
23 1662 (14.40%) DNS
24 1620 (14.03%) MPLS
25 1592 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
26 1570 (13.60%) Wireless
27 1511 (13.09%) HP
28 1510 (13.08%) SAN
29 1495 (12.95%) Citrix
30 1482 (12.84%) F5

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1663 (14.41%) MS Exchange
2 778 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 619 (5.36%) Skype for Business
4 482 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 460 (3.99%) IIS
6 436 (3.78%) SharePoint
7 281 (2.43%) Apache
8 237 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
9 181 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
10 162 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 149 (1.29%) Tomcat
12 123 (1.07%) OpenStack
13 72 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2000
14 47 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
15 42 (0.36%) WebSphere
16 40 (0.35%) JBoss
17 39 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
18 33 (0.29%) CMS
19 31 (0.27%) nginx
19 31 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1337 (11.58%) MS Excel
2 780 (6.76%) MS Office
3 183 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 59 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 44 (0.38%) MS Project
6 19 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.035%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.017%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.017%) Maya
9 2 (0.017%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.009%) HipChat
10 1 (0.009%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 33 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
1 33 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 28 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
2 28 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (0.17%) Cisco SocialMiner
3 20 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
4 18 (0.16%) Magento
5 17 (0.15%) Fredhopper
6 15 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
7 14 (0.12%) RMDS
8 5 (0.043%) Eikon
8 5 (0.043%) Line 500
8 5 (0.043%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.035%) Bankmaster
9 4 (0.035%) Dynamics GP
10 3 (0.026%) FLEXCUBE
10 3 (0.026%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.026%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.026%) SAP SRM
11 2 (0.017%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 578 (5.01%) Office 365
2 361 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 326 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
4 211 (1.83%) SaaS
5 199 (1.72%) IaaS
6 105 (0.91%) PaaS
7 100 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
8 81 (0.70%) Mimecast
9 42 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 40 (0.35%) Google Apps
11 38 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
11 38 (0.33%) IBM PureFlex
12 29 (0.25%) OpenShift
13 24 (0.21%) SoftLayer
14 19 (0.16%) Amazon S3
15 17 (0.15%) Yammer
16 15 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
17 9 (0.078%) Route 53
18 8 (0.069%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 5 (0.043%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 4999 (43.31%) Firewall
2 3129 (27.11%) WAN
3 2994 (25.94%) LAN
4 2143 (18.57%) VPN
5 1858 (16.10%) Cisco ASA
6 1704 (14.76%) TCP/IP
7 1662 (14.40%) DNS
8 1620 (14.03%) MPLS
9 1570 (13.60%) Wireless
10 1510 (13.08%) SAN
11 1467 (12.71%) BGP
12 1441 (12.48%) Network Security
13 1399 (12.12%) VoIP
14 1329 (11.51%) Cisco Nexus
15 1278 (11.07%) OSPF
16 1115 (9.66%) DHCP
17 851 (7.37%) Cisco IOS
18 810 (7.02%) Internet
19 718 (6.22%) VLAN
20 553 (4.79%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 948 (8.21%) SQL Server
2 257 (2.23%) MySQL
3 228 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 151 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 108 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 62 (0.54%) MongoDB
7 58 (0.50%) Big Data
8 55 (0.48%) Oracle Database
9 39 (0.34%) Relational Database
10 34 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
11 33 (0.29%) NoSQL
12 32 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 32 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
13 31 (0.27%) Hadoop
14 29 (0.25%) Informix
14 29 (0.25%) RDBMS
15 27 (0.23%) GIS
16 24 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
17 23 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
18 20 (0.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 104 (0.90%) Git (software)
2 89 (0.77%) Jenkins
3 53 (0.46%) JIRA
4 48 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 30 (0.26%) Eclipse
6 26 (0.23%) Subversion
7 23 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
8 17 (0.15%) Hudson
9 12 (0.10%) TeamCity
10 10 (0.087%) Visual Studio
11 8 (0.069%) Vagrant
12 7 (0.061%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (0.061%) Trac
13 6 (0.052%) git-flow
14 5 (0.043%) Maven
14 5 (0.043%) Mercurial
14 5 (0.043%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (0.035%) GitLab
15 4 (0.035%) Metasploit
15 4 (0.035%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1892 (16.39%) Finance
2 1240 (10.74%) Telecoms
3 517 (4.48%) Banking
4 336 (2.91%) Retail
5 209 (1.81%) Marketing
6 204 (1.77%) Legal
7 182 (1.58%) Law
8 157 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 107 (0.93%) German Language
10 98 (0.85%) Investment Banking
11 95 (0.82%) Advertising
12 94 (0.81%) Games
13 85 (0.74%) French Language
14 83 (0.72%) Financial Institution
15 82 (0.71%) Back Office
16 65 (0.56%) Billing
17 54 (0.47%) Electronics
18 38 (0.33%) Publishing
19 36 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
20 30 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3209 (27.80%) Network Engineer
2 1614 (13.98%) Cisco Engineer
3 1303 (11.29%) Support Engineer
4 1244 (10.78%) Analyst
5 1115 (9.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 960 (8.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 830 (7.19%) Senior Network Engineer
8 817 (7.08%) Architect
9 793 (6.87%) Consultant
10 609 (5.28%) Security Engineer
11 517 (4.48%) Network Support
12 503 (4.36%) Administrator
13 465 (4.03%) Network Security Engineer
13 465 (4.03%) Support Analyst
14 450 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support
15 419 (3.63%) Network Analyst
16 415 (3.60%) IT Engineer
17 385 (3.34%) VMware Engineer
18 382 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
19 368 (3.19%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (1.35%) XMPP
2 146 (1.26%) 802.1X
3 134 (1.16%) Web Services
4 100 (0.87%) LAMP
5 87 (0.75%) .NET
6 77 (0.67%) Middleware
7 70 (0.61%) XML
8 55 (0.48%) CSS
8 55 (0.48%) HTML
9 38 (0.33%) JSON
10 33 (0.29%) VXML
11 31 (0.27%) COM
11 31 (0.27%) REST
12 25 (0.22%) Spring
13 24 (0.21%) LEMP Stack
14 22 (0.19%) SOAP
15 21 (0.18%) WebSphere MQ
15 21 (0.18%) XSLT
16 18 (0.16%) LAPP Stack
16 18 (0.16%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2257 (19.55%) Data Centre
2 699 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 322 (2.79%) Video Conferencing
4 300 (2.60%) Blackberry
5 291 (2.52%) Clustering
6 278 (2.41%) Management Information System
7 268 (2.32%) Computer Science
8 262 (2.27%) Driving Licence
9 240 (2.08%) EMC VNX
10 215 (1.86%) Replication
11 142 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 132 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
13 127 (1.10%) Hedge funds
14 116 (1.00%) EqualLogic
15 108 (0.94%) FlexPod
16 100 (0.87%) Private Cloud
17 94 (0.81%) Fat Client
17 94 (0.81%) Thin Client
17 94 (0.81%) VCE vBlock
18 89 (0.77%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4430 (38.38%) Windows
2 2446 (21.19%) Windows Server
3 2210 (19.15%) Linux
4 1592 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 1332 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 754 (6.53%) Unix
7 733 (6.35%) Windows 7
8 707 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 435 (3.77%) Windows 8
10 335 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 245 (2.12%) Windows XP
12 221 (1.91%) Solaris
13 202 (1.75%) CentOS
14 156 (1.35%) Android
15 147 (1.27%) Mac OS X
16 99 (0.86%) Ubuntu
17 84 (0.73%) Debian
18 81 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
19 80 (0.69%) Windows 2000
20 75 (0.65%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2371 (20.54%) ITIL
2 961 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 947 (8.20%) Presales
4 695 (6.02%) Network Design
5 677 (5.87%) Project Management
6 655 (5.67%) Mentoring
7 563 (4.88%) Service Delivery
8 517 (4.48%) High Availability
9 499 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 489 (4.24%) Network Management
11 469 (4.06%) Migration
12 467 (4.05%) Network Monitoring
13 465 (4.03%) Change Management
14 452 (3.92%) Incident Management
15 442 (3.83%) Service Management
16 381 (3.30%) Information Security
17 342 (2.96%) Capacity Planning
18 336 (2.91%) PRINCE2
18 336 (2.91%) Root Cause Analysis
19 313 (2.71%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 881 (7.63%) SQL
2 442 (3.83%) PowerShell
3 420 (3.64%) Python
4 400 (3.47%) Perl
5 272 (2.36%) Bash Shell
6 248 (2.15%) Java
7 182 (1.58%) C
8 125 (1.08%) PHP
8 125 (1.08%) Ruby
9 103 (0.89%) Shell Script
10 71 (0.62%) JavaScript
11 54 (0.47%) VBScript
12 49 (0.42%) VB
13 37 (0.32%) C#
14 34 (0.29%) C++
15 25 (0.22%) Korn
15 25 (0.22%) VBA
16 18 (0.16%) Scala
17 15 (0.13%) Objective-C
17 15 (0.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5246 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 3375 (29.24%) CCNP
3 2752 (23.84%) CCNA
4 1259 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 1055 (9.14%) CCIE
6 968 (8.39%) Degree
7 883 (7.65%) MCSE
8 654 (5.67%) Security Cleared
9 569 (4.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 480 (4.16%) SC Cleared
11 466 (4.04%) MCSA
12 420 (3.64%) MCITP
13 357 (3.09%) CCSE
14 353 (3.06%) CCDP
15 337 (2.92%) MCP
16 286 (2.48%) CCVP
17 271 (2.35%) CCSA
18 231 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
19 216 (1.87%) CISSP
20 210 (1.82%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 888 (7.69%) SLA
2 266 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 200 (1.73%) PCI DSS
4 103 (0.89%) QA
5 76 (0.66%) COBIT
6 40 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 20 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.095%) JSP 440
9 10 (0.087%) PA-DSS
10 9 (0.078%) ISO22301
11 8 (0.069%) COSO
11 8 (0.069%) SAS 70
12 7 (0.061%) GPG13
12 7 (0.061%) HIPAA
13 6 (0.052%) ISAE 3402
13 6 (0.052%) ISO27002
14 5 (0.043%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 4 (0.035%) Data Quality
16 3 (0.026%) DICOM
16 3 (0.026%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 2663 (23.07%) Active Directory
2 2463 (21.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1066 (9.24%) Hyper-V
4 846 (7.33%) vSphere
5 423 (3.66%) XenApp
6 259 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
7 248 (2.15%) VMware ESX
8 195 (1.69%) XenDesktop
9 175 (1.52%) Terminal Services
10 141 (1.22%) vCloud
11 139 (1.20%) NFS
12 110 (0.95%) XenServer
13 102 (0.88%) Xen
14 97 (0.84%) Firmware
15 81 (0.70%) KVM
16 78 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
17 66 (0.57%) VMware Server
18 60 (0.52%) Docker
19 55 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
20 50 (0.43%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 539 (4.67%) SCCM
2 490 (4.24%) Cisco CUCM
3 302 (2.62%) Cisco UCCX
4 283 (2.45%) Nagios
5 274 (2.37%) Puppet
6 271 (2.35%) SCOM
7 228 (1.98%) Cisco UCCE
8 208 (1.80%) Backup Exec
9 197 (1.71%) WSUS
10 164 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
11 141 (1.22%) Cacti
12 119 (1.03%) FortiGate
13 103 (0.89%) CiscoWorks
14 83 (0.72%) Ansible
15 77 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
16 74 (0.64%) Cisco Prime
17 63 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
18 58 (0.50%) NetBackup
19 54 (0.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
20 50 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3849 (33.34%) VMware
2 3432 (29.73%) Microsoft
3 2312 (20.03%) Juniper
4 1978 (17.14%) CheckPoint
5 1511 (13.09%) HP
6 1495 (12.95%) Citrix
7 1482 (12.84%) F5
8 910 (7.88%) NetApp
9 778 (6.74%) Palo Alto
10 728 (6.31%) EMC
11 656 (5.68%) Dell
12 588 (5.09%) Avaya
13 545 (4.72%) Red Hat
14 535 (4.63%) SolarWinds
15 464 (4.02%) Oracle
16 428 (3.71%) IBM
17 395 (3.42%) Symantec
18 348 (3.01%) Blue Coat
19 303 (2.62%) Apple
20 295 (2.56%) Brocade
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 43 minutes ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Vodafone
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Vodafone
Posted: 2 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Feltham, Middlesex
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Talent Spa
Salary: up to £60k basic salary
Posted: 3 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Imperative People
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 hours ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Overtime
Posted: 5 hours ago