The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 48 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 5985 6669 6465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.88% 5.90% 5.14%
As % of the Vendors category 10.35% 12.08% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4904 5474 5425
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,802 £27,873
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
57835 55228 60138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.12% 48.84% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 46278 44987 50706
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 16 April 2014 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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -15 5607 £42,500 -5.55% 609
London -4 2250 £47,500 -5.00% 259
South East -17 1434 £42,500 - 131
City of London -8 626 £50,000 -4.76% 95
Yorkshire +9 512 £37,500 - 43
Berkshire -11 430 £45,000 +5.88% 42
East of England -12 418 £40,000 -11.11% 35
West Yorkshire +5 332 £35,000 -4.10% 23
North West +10 311 £37,950 -1.42% 52
Hampshire -4 294 £40,000 - 21
West Midlands +3 274 £40,000 -5.88% 29
Leeds +2 253 £37,500 +7.14% 18
Surrey -24 234 £45,000 +7.14% 26
South West -32 226 £40,000 +5.50% 31
Reading -12 216 £46,000 +8.23% 20
East Midlands -12 193 £41,000 +2.50% 23
Hertfordshire -1 169 £42,500 +3.65% 11
Manchester +11 163 £35,000 -7.89% 26
Wales +8 159 £38,500 +10.00% 19
South Wales +11 146 £37,500 +7.14% 17
Kent -1 143 £32,500 -23.52% 14
Buckinghamshire 0 136 £40,000 - 15
Birmingham +2 132 £41,000 -8.88% 11
Scotland -12 110 £37,500 +7.14% 17
North Yorkshire -4 108 £50,000 +8.10% 9
Bedfordshire -27 89 £42,500 -15.00% 9
West Sussex -6 88 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Wiltshire -7 86 £42,000 +20.00% 13
Cheshire +15 84 £42,500 +6.25% 18
Basingstoke -2 83 £40,000 +9.58% 4

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 4657 (41.92%) Firewall
2 4607 (41.47%) Cisco Certification
3 4466 (40.21%) Windows
4 3857 (34.72%) VMware
5 3383 (30.46%) Microsoft
6 3120 (28.09%) WAN
7 2885 (25.97%) LAN
8 2616 (23.55%) CCNA
9 2603 (23.43%) CCNP
10 2536 (22.83%) Active Directory
11 2505 (22.55%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2147 (19.33%) Juniper
13 2084 (18.76%) CheckPoint
14 2033 (18.30%) Windows Server 2008
15 2024 (18.22%) MS Exchange
16 1970 (17.73%) VPN
17 1947 (17.53%) ITIL
18 1920 (17.28%) Linux
19 1911 (17.20%) HP
20 1836 (16.53%) Citrix
21 1809 (16.29%) SAN
22 1794 (16.15%) TCP/IP
23 1657 (14.92%) DNS
24 1562 (14.06%) Finance
25 1507 (13.57%) MS Excel
26 1502 (13.52%) VoIP
27 1451 (13.06%) Cisco ASA
28 1443 (12.99%) Microsoft Certification
29 1436 (12.93%) Windows Server 2003
30 1407 (12.67%) MPLS

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 2024 (18.22%) MS Exchange
2 1077 (9.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 645 (5.81%) IIS
4 604 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 581 (5.23%) SharePoint
6 545 (4.91%) Lync
7 450 (4.05%) Apache
8 408 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 393 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2003
10 335 (3.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 191 (1.72%) Tomcat
12 149 (1.34%) WebSphere
13 118 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
14 83 (0.75%) WebLogic
15 75 (0.68%) CMS
16 63 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
17 58 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
18 57 (0.51%) SAS
18 57 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
19 52 (0.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1507 (13.57%) MS Excel
2 787 (7.08%) MS Office
3 141 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 103 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 57 (0.51%) Acrobat
6 46 (0.41%) MS Project
7 10 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.072%) FrameMaker
9 3 (0.027%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.018%) SPSS
10 2 (0.018%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.009%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 1 (0.009%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 35 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 19 (0.17%) Eikon
4 16 (0.14%) Summit
5 10 (0.090%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.063%) RMDS
6 7 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.054%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.045%) Oracle CRM
8 5 (0.045%) assyst
8 5 (0.045%) Magento
9 4 (0.036%) Sage 200
9 4 (0.036%) Bond Adapt
9 4 (0.036%) SunGard AvantGard
9 4 (0.036%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.036%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.027%) MFGPRO
11 2 (0.018%) Dynamics GP
11 2 (0.018%) LatentZero
11 2 (0.018%) Capstone
Cloud Services
1 184 (1.66%) SaaS
2 181 (1.63%) Office 365
3 149 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
4 123 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
5 113 (1.02%) IaaS
6 59 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 52 (0.47%) PaaS
8 35 (0.32%) Google Apps
9 28 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.081%) GitHub
11 7 (0.063%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.054%) Route 53
13 5 (0.045%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.009%) Rackspace Cloud
14 1 (0.009%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.009%) Heroku
14 1 (0.009%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.009%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4657 (41.92%) Firewall
2 3120 (28.09%) WAN
3 2885 (25.97%) LAN
4 1970 (17.73%) VPN
5 1809 (16.29%) SAN
6 1794 (16.15%) TCP/IP
7 1657 (14.92%) DNS
8 1502 (13.52%) VoIP
9 1451 (13.06%) Cisco ASA
10 1407 (12.67%) MPLS
11 1354 (12.19%) BGP
12 1345 (12.11%) Network Security
13 1196 (10.77%) Wireless
14 1177 (10.60%) OSPF
15 1041 (9.37%) DHCP
16 878 (7.90%) Internet
17 839 (7.55%) Cisco Nexus
18 667 (6.00%) VLAN
19 642 (5.78%) Cisco IOS
20 540 (4.86%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1000 (9.00%) SQL Server
2 358 (3.22%) MySQL
3 290 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 154 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 97 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 86 (0.77%) Oracle Database
7 68 (0.61%) Relational Database
8 55 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
9 50 (0.45%) RDBMS
10 38 (0.34%) MongoDB
11 30 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
12 29 (0.26%) Hadoop
13 25 (0.23%) Big Data
14 23 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
15 22 (0.20%) NoSQL
16 18 (0.16%) Oracle Exadata
17 15 (0.14%) DB2
18 13 (0.12%) Oracle Database 10g
18 13 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
18 13 (0.12%) HBase
Development Applications
1 79 (0.71%) Subversion
2 48 (0.43%) Git (software)
3 33 (0.30%) JIRA
4 31 (0.28%) Jenkins
5 29 (0.26%) TeamCity
6 24 (0.22%) Hudson
6 24 (0.22%) Visual Studio
7 23 (0.21%) Trac
7 23 (0.21%) GCC
7 23 (0.21%) GDB
8 11 (0.099%) Ant
8 11 (0.099%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 10 (0.090%) MSI
10 9 (0.081%) Selenium
11 8 (0.072%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 6 (0.054%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (0.054%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.045%) AdminStudio
13 5 (0.045%) JDeveloper
14 4 (0.036%) ClearCase
General
1 1562 (14.06%) Finance
2 1205 (10.85%) Telecoms
3 322 (2.90%) Banking
4 303 (2.73%) Retail
5 238 (2.14%) Law
6 222 (2.00%) Advertising
7 202 (1.82%) Legal
8 152 (1.37%) Marketing
9 123 (1.11%) Back Office
10 110 (0.99%) Billing
11 85 (0.77%) Games
12 79 (0.71%) Investment Banking
13 69 (0.62%) Manufacturing
14 60 (0.54%) Financial Institution
15 47 (0.42%) Electronics
16 45 (0.41%) Publishing
16 45 (0.41%) German Language
17 41 (0.37%) Multimedia
18 38 (0.34%) French Language
19 24 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2461 (22.16%) Network Engineer
2 1319 (11.87%) Analyst
3 958 (8.62%) Consultant
4 907 (8.17%) Support Engineer
5 903 (8.13%) Architect
6 601 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 508 (4.57%) Administrator
8 499 (4.49%) Support Analyst
9 494 (4.45%) Security Engineer
10 463 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
11 451 (4.06%) Senior Network Engineer
12 420 (3.78%) 3rd Line Support
13 384 (3.46%) Systems Administrator
14 375 (3.38%) Network Analyst
15 363 (3.27%) Network Support
16 357 (3.21%) Cisco Engineer
17 331 (2.98%) Network Architect
18 326 (2.93%) Team Leader
19 305 (2.75%) Network Security Engineer
20 288 (2.59%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (1.90%) .NET
2 128 (1.15%) Web Services
3 96 (0.86%) SOAP
4 77 (0.69%) Middleware
5 75 (0.68%) J2EE
6 73 (0.66%) ASP.NET
7 72 (0.65%) CSS
8 65 (0.59%) XMPP
9 61 (0.55%) XML
10 49 (0.44%) LAMP
10 49 (0.44%) HTML
11 35 (0.32%) COM
12 33 (0.30%) .NET Framework
13 27 (0.24%) STL
14 26 (0.23%) FIX Protocol
15 24 (0.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 21 (0.19%) Application Packaging
17 20 (0.18%) WSH
18 17 (0.15%) ActiveMQ
19 15 (0.14%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 471 (4.24%) Blackberry
2 415 (3.74%) Clustering
3 323 (2.91%) Video Conferencing
4 281 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 249 (2.24%) Management Information System
6 216 (1.94%) Replication
7 174 (1.57%) Hedge funds
8 130 (1.17%) Open Source
9 119 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
10 117 (1.05%) Firmware
11 76 (0.68%) CLARiiON
12 74 (0.67%) Thin Client
12 74 (0.67%) Fat Client
12 74 (0.67%) iPhone
13 71 (0.64%) Mathematics
14 69 (0.62%) Client/Server
15 66 (0.59%) Statistics
16 65 (0.59%) EqualLogic
17 64 (0.58%) Digital Media
18 63 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4466 (40.21%) Windows
2 2033 (18.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 1920 (17.28%) Linux
4 1436 (12.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 843 (7.59%) Windows 7
6 773 (6.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 751 (6.76%) UNIX
8 522 (4.70%) Windows XP
9 379 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 312 (2.81%) Solaris
11 305 (2.75%) Windows 8
12 189 (1.70%) CentOS
13 131 (1.18%) Mac OS X
14 130 (1.17%) Windows Vista
15 125 (1.13%) Ubuntu
16 113 (1.02%) AIX
17 104 (0.94%) Debian
18 98 (0.88%) Android
19 94 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
20 73 (0.66%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1947 (17.53%) ITIL
2 779 (7.01%) Project Management
3 769 (6.92%) Load Balancing
4 677 (6.09%) Network Design
5 571 (5.14%) Service Delivery
6 549 (4.94%) Network Management
7 476 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 431 (3.88%) Incident Management
9 406 (3.66%) Service Management
10 398 (3.58%) Migration
11 383 (3.45%) Change Management
12 373 (3.36%) Problem Management
13 336 (3.02%) E-Commerce
14 331 (2.98%) Network Monitoring
15 305 (2.75%) PRINCE2
16 304 (2.74%) Capacity Planning
17 265 (2.39%) Information Security
18 227 (2.04%) Network Architecture
19 221 (1.99%) Time Management
19 221 (1.99%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1128 (10.15%) SQL
2 406 (3.66%) PowerShell
3 371 (3.34%) Perl
4 238 (2.14%) Java
5 224 (2.02%) Bash Shell
6 177 (1.59%) C
7 161 (1.45%) Python
8 135 (1.22%) PHP
9 125 (1.13%) Shell Script
10 88 (0.79%) C#
11 86 (0.77%) C++
11 86 (0.77%) JavaScript
12 64 (0.58%) Ruby
13 54 (0.49%) VB
14 34 (0.31%) VBScript
15 26 (0.23%) PL/SQL
16 21 (0.19%) PowerHouse
17 18 (0.16%) VBA
18 17 (0.15%) Lisp
19 15 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4607 (41.47%) Cisco Certification
2 2616 (23.55%) CCNA
3 2603 (23.43%) CCNP
4 1443 (12.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 1072 (9.65%) Degree
6 977 (8.80%) MCSE
7 818 (7.36%) CCIE
8 681 (6.13%) Security Cleared
9 505 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 483 (4.35%) MCSA
11 464 (4.18%) SC Cleared
12 453 (4.08%) MCITP
13 378 (3.40%) MCP
14 317 (2.85%) CCSA
15 307 (2.76%) CCDP
16 279 (2.51%) CCSE
17 252 (2.27%) CCSP
18 190 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
19 172 (1.55%) CISSP
20 171 (1.54%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 794 (7.15%) SLA
2 194 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 178 (1.60%) PCI DSS
4 82 (0.74%) QA
5 77 (0.69%) ISO 9001
6 43 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (0.14%) COBIT
8 6 (0.054%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.027%) BS7799
9 3 (0.027%) GPG13
10 1 (0.009%) BS15000
10 1 (0.009%) GxP
10 1 (0.009%) COSO
10 1 (0.009%) DICOM
System Software
1 2536 (22.83%) Active Directory
2 2505 (22.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 905 (8.15%) Hyper-V
4 782 (7.04%) vSphere
5 590 (5.31%) XenApp
6 448 (4.03%) VMware ESX
7 411 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
8 299 (2.69%) XenDesktop
9 212 (1.91%) XenServer
10 189 (1.70%) Terminal Services
11 89 (0.80%) MetaFrame
12 88 (0.79%) UAG
13 87 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
14 82 (0.74%) Xen
15 69 (0.62%) vCloud
16 62 (0.56%) ProxySG
17 59 (0.53%) KVM
18 55 (0.50%) ISA Server
19 53 (0.48%) Terminal Server
19 53 (0.48%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 345 (3.11%) SCCM
2 275 (2.48%) Backup Exec
3 257 (2.31%) Cisco CUCM
4 218 (1.96%) WSUS
5 216 (1.94%) SCOM
6 205 (1.85%) NetBackup
7 198 (1.78%) CiscoWorks
8 170 (1.53%) Nagios
9 139 (1.25%) Cisco UCCX
10 128 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
10 128 (1.15%) Puppet
11 103 (0.93%) Cisco UCCE
12 96 (0.86%) OpenView
13 89 (0.80%) HP NNM
14 84 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
14 84 (0.76%) Tivoli
15 74 (0.67%) Cacti
16 70 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
16 70 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 66 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3857 (34.72%) VMware
2 3383 (30.46%) Microsoft
3 2147 (19.33%) Juniper
4 2084 (18.76%) CheckPoint
5 1911 (17.20%) HP
6 1836 (16.53%) Citrix
7 1204 (10.84%) F5
8 995 (8.96%) NetApp
9 856 (7.71%) EMC
10 617 (5.55%) Dell
11 614 (5.53%) Symantec
12 579 (5.21%) Red Hat
13 522 (4.70%) Blue Coat
14 496 (4.47%) Avaya
15 446 (4.02%) IBM
16 441 (3.97%) Oracle
17 410 (3.69%) McAfee
18 389 (3.50%) SolarWinds
19 291 (2.62%) Fortinet
20 290 (2.61%) Riverbed
Central London / West End
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Car Allowance
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £7K Car Allowance + OT (Up to £20K)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 13 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £36000 to £40500 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Launch IT Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent benefits package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £excellent + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + £5k PRP + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + car allowance, bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
UK
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus pension, bonus, medical insuarn
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + PRP + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £24k - 28k per year + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 to £58000 per annum - pension,healthcare,season ticket loan, o
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum (80k OTE first year) plus excellent benefits and car
Posted: 15 hours ago