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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 37 50 37
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 6323 5756 6425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.92% 4.90% 5.91%
As % of the Vendors category 12.60% 10.52% 12.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4995 4765 5284
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
50163 54730 52239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.95% 46.61% 48.01%
Number of salaries quoted 40329 44354 42629
Average salary £45,001 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +15 5962 £45,000 +5.88% 700
London +12 2401 £50,000 +5.26% 243
South East +11 1582 £45,000 +5.88% 176
City of London +19 617 £52,500 +5.00% 98
Berkshire +10 516 £50,000 +11.11% 44
Yorkshire -2 443 £40,000 - 35
East of England +17 395 £42,500 +6.25% 48
Surrey +23 349 £45,000 +5.88% 42
Hampshire +4 330 £45,000 +5.88% 35
West Yorkshire 0 327 £40,000 +10.34% 22
South West +17 308 £40,000 - 46
West Midlands +3 307 £37,500 -6.25% 58
North West +3 305 £40,000 +21.21% 62
Leeds +3 296 £42,000 +5.00% 19
Reading +1 248 £49,500 +4.21% 14
Hertfordshire +5 212 £45,000 -5.26% 25
East Midlands +2 187 £39,250 +4.66% 22
Manchester +16 159 £41,000 +18.84% 39
Birmingham -2 142 £40,000 - 26
Buckinghamshire +9 140 £47,500 +21.79% 19
Wales -2 110 £40,000 +3.89% 8
South Wales -3 94 £37,000 -1.33% 8
Scotland +13 93 £42,500 +18.22% 19
Milton Keynes +11 83 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Cheshire +21 81 £37,500 +7.14% 14
Kent -10 78 £44,750 +24.30% 4
West Sussex +5 77 £42,500 -10.52% 11
Bristol -1 74 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Gloucestershire +21 73 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Essex +15 72 £44,500 +11.25% 8

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5625 (43.52%) Firewall
2 5473 (42.35%) Cisco Certification
3 5335 (41.28%) Windows
4 4630 (35.82%) VMware
5 4045 (31.30%) Microsoft
6 3616 (27.98%) WAN
7 3437 (26.59%) LAN
8 3271 (25.31%) CCNP
9 3016 (23.34%) CCNA
10 3002 (23.23%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2905 (22.48%) Active Directory
12 2746 (21.25%) Juniper
13 2536 (19.62%) Linux
14 2534 (19.61%) ITIL
15 2463 (19.06%) CheckPoint
16 2238 (17.32%) MS Exchange
17 2185 (16.91%) HP
17 2185 (16.91%) Cisco ASA
18 2147 (16.61%) Citrix
19 2093 (16.19%) VPN
20 2083 (16.12%) SAN
21 1976 (15.29%) Finance
22 1909 (14.77%) TCP/IP
23 1902 (14.72%) Windows Server 2008
24 1891 (14.63%) DNS
25 1815 (14.04%) MS Excel
26 1757 (13.59%) MPLS
27 1747 (13.52%) F5
28 1738 (13.45%) BGP
29 1657 (12.82%) Network Security

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2238 (17.32%) MS Exchange
2 918 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 757 (5.86%) Lync
4 636 (4.92%) IIS
5 590 (4.57%) SharePoint
6 515 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 439 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 419 (3.24%) Apache
9 333 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2003
10 325 (2.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 273 (2.11%) Tomcat
12 178 (1.38%) WebSphere
13 97 (0.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 97 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
14 88 (0.68%) JBoss
14 88 (0.68%) OpenStack
15 74 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
16 57 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
17 53 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
17 53 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 1815 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 864 (6.69%) MS Office
3 243 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 71 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 41 (0.32%) MS Project
6 8 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.031%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.023%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.015%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.015%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.015%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.015%) SmartSuite
9 2 (0.015%) HipChat
10 1 (0.008%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.008%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.008%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.008%) SPSS
10 1 (0.008%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 74 (0.57%) RMDS
2 43 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 43 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 35 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 33 (0.26%) Summit
5 24 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
6 14 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 12 (0.093%) SAP CRM
8 10 (0.077%) Nortel Periphonics
8 10 (0.077%) Primavera
9 9 (0.070%) Sophis RISQUE
10 8 (0.062%) Dynamics AX
11 6 (0.046%) Oracle ERP
11 6 (0.046%) Sage 50
12 5 (0.039%) Teamcenter
13 4 (0.031%) MIS ActiveH
13 4 (0.031%) Visualfiles
13 4 (0.031%) Magento
13 4 (0.031%) SAP SRM
14 3 (0.023%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 386 (2.99%) Office 365
2 250 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
3 209 (1.62%) IaaS
4 192 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 154 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
6 109 (0.84%) PaaS
7 81 (0.63%) SaaS
8 80 (0.62%) Mimecast
9 60 (0.46%) Google Apps
10 27 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
11 26 (0.20%) Amazon S3
12 16 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 11 (0.085%) OpenShift
14 9 (0.070%) GitHub
15 7 (0.054%) Route 53
16 6 (0.046%) Datadog
16 6 (0.046%) Google Analytics
16 6 (0.046%) SoftLayer
17 5 (0.039%) Amazon Glacier
18 4 (0.031%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 5625 (43.52%) Firewall
2 3616 (27.98%) WAN
3 3437 (26.59%) LAN
4 2185 (16.91%) Cisco ASA
5 2093 (16.19%) VPN
6 2083 (16.12%) SAN
7 1909 (14.77%) TCP/IP
8 1891 (14.63%) DNS
9 1757 (13.59%) MPLS
10 1738 (13.45%) BGP
11 1657 (12.82%) Network Security
12 1604 (12.41%) Wireless
13 1499 (11.60%) VoIP
14 1444 (11.17%) Cisco Nexus
15 1418 (10.97%) OSPF
16 1300 (10.06%) DHCP
17 849 (6.57%) Cisco IOS
18 846 (6.55%) VLAN
19 815 (6.31%) EIGRP
20 675 (5.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1273 (9.85%) SQL Server
2 290 (2.24%) MySQL
3 250 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 125 (0.97%) Oracle Database
5 118 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 112 (0.87%) DB2
7 103 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 85 (0.66%) Hadoop
9 75 (0.58%) HBase
10 56 (0.43%) Relational Database
11 47 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
12 42 (0.32%) MongoDB
13 41 (0.32%) NoSQL
14 40 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
15 38 (0.29%) Big Data
16 37 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
17 34 (0.26%) RDBMS
18 32 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
19 31 (0.24%) Oracle Exadata
20 25 (0.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 95 (0.74%) Git (software)
2 51 (0.39%) Visual Studio
3 50 (0.39%) Subversion
4 47 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 41 (0.32%) Jenkins
6 23 (0.18%) TeamCity
7 19 (0.15%) JIRA
7 19 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (0.15%) Maven
8 13 (0.10%) Hudson
8 13 (0.10%) Metasploit
8 13 (0.10%) Eclipse
9 11 (0.085%) Mercurial
10 10 (0.077%) Oracle Forms
11 9 (0.070%) Oracle APEX
11 9 (0.070%) Selenium
12 8 (0.062%) Jtest
12 8 (0.062%) Rational Performance Tester
12 8 (0.062%) Firebug
13 7 (0.054%) Trac
General
1 1976 (15.29%) Finance
2 1095 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 474 (3.67%) Banking
4 272 (2.10%) Retail
5 215 (1.66%) Law
6 202 (1.56%) Advertising
7 198 (1.53%) Legal
8 186 (1.44%) Marketing
9 161 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 109 (0.84%) Games
11 91 (0.70%) Electronics
12 88 (0.68%) Back Office
13 85 (0.66%) Financial Institution
14 70 (0.54%) Investment Banking
15 55 (0.43%) Billing
16 50 (0.39%) Automotive
17 42 (0.32%) French Language
18 32 (0.25%) Local Government
19 26 (0.20%) Publishing
20 22 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3200 (24.76%) Network Engineer
2 1276 (9.87%) Support Engineer
3 1223 (9.46%) Analyst
4 1145 (8.86%) Architect
5 1079 (8.35%) Consultant
6 968 (7.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 737 (5.70%) Senior Network Engineer
8 583 (4.51%) Administrator
9 508 (3.93%) Security Engineer
10 453 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
11 418 (3.23%) Cisco Engineer
12 417 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
13 399 (3.09%) Support Analyst
14 395 (3.06%) 3rd Line Support
15 391 (3.03%) Network Support
16 380 (2.94%) Network Architect
17 378 (2.92%) Systems Engineer
18 375 (2.90%) Technical Support
19 374 (2.89%) Network Consultant
20 343 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (1.64%) .NET
2 204 (1.58%) Web Services
3 173 (1.34%) HTML
4 170 (1.32%) Middleware
5 138 (1.07%) XML
6 109 (0.84%) CSS
7 98 (0.76%) XMPP
8 78 (0.60%) LAMP
9 76 (0.59%) XSLT
10 73 (0.56%) Rendezvous
11 72 (0.56%) Ultra Messaging
12 48 (0.37%) ASP.NET
13 43 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
13 43 (0.33%) SOAP
14 41 (0.32%) VXML
15 40 (0.31%) Software Packaging
15 40 (0.31%) COM
16 34 (0.26%) RESTful
17 28 (0.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
18 26 (0.20%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 668 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 446 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 417 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 392 (3.03%) Clustering
5 312 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
6 287 (2.22%) Computer Science
7 238 (1.84%) Replication
8 165 (1.28%) Open Source
9 159 (1.23%) FlexPod
10 136 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 132 (1.02%) Hedge funds
12 119 (0.92%) Client/Server
13 116 (0.90%) Private Cloud
14 111 (0.86%) Thin Client
14 111 (0.86%) Fat Client
15 92 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
16 87 (0.67%) Mainframe
17 73 (0.56%) PKI
18 69 (0.53%) User Experience
19 68 (0.53%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 5335 (41.28%) Windows
2 2536 (19.62%) Linux
3 1902 (14.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 1454 (11.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1191 (9.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 749 (5.80%) Windows 7
7 695 (5.38%) UNIX
8 503 (3.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 439 (3.40%) Windows 8
10 404 (3.13%) Solaris
11 388 (3.00%) Windows XP
12 198 (1.53%) CentOS
13 177 (1.37%) Ubuntu
14 149 (1.15%) Mac OS X
15 117 (0.91%) Android
16 115 (0.89%) Debian
17 98 (0.76%) AIX
18 96 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
19 94 (0.73%) Windows Vista
20 83 (0.64%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2534 (19.61%) ITIL
2 976 (7.55%) Load Balancing
3 844 (6.53%) Project Management
4 769 (5.95%) Network Design
5 761 (5.89%) Service Delivery
6 667 (5.16%) Disaster Recovery
7 577 (4.46%) Change Management
8 525 (4.06%) Mentoring
9 490 (3.79%) Incident Management
10 485 (3.75%) Service Management
11 462 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
12 457 (3.54%) Agile Software Development
13 455 (3.52%) Migration
14 422 (3.27%) Network Management
15 379 (2.93%) PRINCE2
16 375 (2.90%) Business Continuity
17 350 (2.71%) Capacity Planning
18 344 (2.66%) Information Security
19 335 (2.59%) Problem Management
20 298 (2.31%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1265 (9.79%) SQL
2 402 (3.11%) PowerShell
3 363 (2.81%) Perl
4 313 (2.42%) Java
5 286 (2.21%) Python
6 240 (1.86%) Bash Shell
7 199 (1.54%) C
8 196 (1.52%) PHP
9 171 (1.32%) JavaScript
10 128 (0.99%) Ruby
11 112 (0.87%) Shell Script
12 64 (0.50%) C++
13 58 (0.45%) VB
14 53 (0.41%) VBScript
15 31 (0.24%) C#
16 25 (0.19%) R
17 24 (0.19%) Tcl
18 16 (0.12%) VBA
19 15 (0.12%) T-SQL
20 11 (0.085%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5473 (42.35%) Cisco Certification
2 3271 (25.31%) CCNP
3 3016 (23.34%) CCNA
4 1413 (10.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 1019 (7.88%) Degree
6 1017 (7.87%) CCIE
7 1007 (7.79%) MCSE
8 938 (7.26%) Security Cleared
9 699 (5.41%) SC Cleared
10 525 (4.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 496 (3.84%) MCSA
12 488 (3.78%) CCSE
13 455 (3.52%) CCSA
14 453 (3.51%) MCITP
15 371 (2.87%) MCP
16 345 (2.67%) CCDP
17 313 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
18 268 (2.07%) CISSP
19 180 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
20 169 (1.31%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1179 (9.12%) SLA
2 298 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 266 (2.06%) PCI DSS
4 104 (0.80%) QA
5 101 (0.78%) ISO 9001
6 72 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 45 (0.35%) COBIT
8 35 (0.27%) GPG13
9 9 (0.070%) PMBOK
10 6 (0.046%) ISO 9000
11 4 (0.031%) RosettaNet
11 4 (0.031%) HL7
11 4 (0.031%) DICOM
12 3 (0.023%) BS7799
13 2 (0.015%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 2 (0.015%) GAAP
13 2 (0.015%) JSP 440
14 1 (0.008%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.008%) BS25999
14 1 (0.008%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 3002 (23.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2905 (22.48%) Active Directory
3 1261 (9.76%) Hyper-V
4 997 (7.71%) vSphere
5 659 (5.10%) XenApp
6 455 (3.52%) VMware ESX
7 311 (2.41%) XenDesktop
8 308 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
9 229 (1.77%) XenServer
10 219 (1.69%) NFS
11 203 (1.57%) Terminal Services
12 144 (1.11%) Xen
13 141 (1.09%) SRDF
13 141 (1.09%) vCloud
14 121 (0.94%) KVM
15 109 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
16 88 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
17 84 (0.65%) VMware Server
18 81 (0.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 80 (0.62%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 518 (4.01%) SCCM
2 333 (2.58%) Cisco CUCM
3 299 (2.31%) SCOM
4 267 (2.07%) Backup Exec
5 260 (2.01%) Nagios
6 241 (1.86%) Puppet
7 165 (1.28%) Cisco UCCX
8 164 (1.27%) Cisco Prime
9 145 (1.12%) WSUS
10 128 (0.99%) Cacti
11 127 (0.98%) FortiGate
12 110 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
13 109 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
14 107 (0.83%) CiscoWorks
15 106 (0.82%) NetBackup
16 105 (0.81%) Cisco UCCE
17 87 (0.67%) Tivoli
18 80 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
19 78 (0.60%) OpenView
20 69 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4630 (35.82%) VMware
2 4045 (31.30%) Microsoft
3 2746 (21.25%) Juniper
4 2463 (19.06%) CheckPoint
5 2185 (16.91%) HP
6 2147 (16.61%) Citrix
7 1747 (13.52%) F5
8 1238 (9.58%) NetApp
9 946 (7.32%) EMC
10 769 (5.95%) Dell
11 757 (5.86%) Oracle
12 655 (5.07%) IBM
13 645 (4.99%) Red Hat
13 645 (4.99%) Avaya
14 548 (4.24%) SolarWinds
15 475 (3.68%) Symantec
16 443 (3.43%) Blue Coat
17 431 (3.33%) Fortinet
18 388 (3.00%) Riverbed
19 316 (2.45%) McAfee
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Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newham, London
Newham Sixth Form College
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + bonus, pension, medical
Posted: Yesterday
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £38k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits suite
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excelent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable plus package
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Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
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Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
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London
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
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