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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 34 49 42
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 6574 5398 6399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.87% 4.93% 5.54%
As % of the Vendors category 12.25% 10.33% 11.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5541 4375 5455
Average salary £43,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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
53677 52238 54362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.93% 47.71% 47.07%
Number of salaries quoted 43991 41767 45784
Average salary £45,000 £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 £67,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(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 +14 6242 £43,750 -2.50% 640
London +15 2483 £45,000 -5.26% 238
South East +8 1636 £43,000 -4.17% 144
City of London +31 714 £47,500 -5.00% 90
Berkshire +15 616 £45,000 - 41
Yorkshire -1 528 £40,000 +5.26% 39
East of England +7 449 £45,000 - 48
West Yorkshire -2 361 £40,000 +5.26% 23
Surrey +8 357 £42,500 -5.55% 21
West Midlands +11 356 £38,000 -5.00% 48
North West +1 343 £37,500 -6.25% 40
South West +28 300 £40,500 +1.25% 60
Reading +17 295 £42,500 -15.00% 15
Leeds -3 280 £45,000 +18.42% 19
Hampshire +14 259 £40,000 - 36
Manchester +5 219 £35,000 -10.25% 21
Hertfordshire +20 186 £42,500 +6.25% 21
Birmingham +13 172 £45,000 - 20
East Midlands -13 134 £37,750 - 14
Kent +7 129 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Wales +8 122 £37,500 -6.25% 19
Buckinghamshire +7 120 £43,250 +2.97% 15
Essex -5 109 £47,500 - 7
South Wales +4 105 £37,500 -6.25% 17
North Yorkshire +9 89 £40,000 -4.76% 9
Wiltshire +11 87 £47,500 - 16
Scotland +5 86 £37,500 +7.14% 23
Slough +4 85 £56,250 +32.35% 9
Cheshire -1 82 £42,500 - 14
Gloucestershire +26 76 £42,500 +6.25% 7

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5598 (43.90%) Firewall
2 5416 (42.47%) Cisco Certification
3 5330 (41.79%) Windows
4 4642 (36.40%) VMware
5 3860 (30.27%) Microsoft
6 3306 (25.92%) CCNP
6 3306 (25.92%) WAN
7 3033 (23.78%) LAN
8 2991 (23.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2982 (23.38%) Juniper
10 2946 (23.10%) Active Directory
11 2813 (22.06%) CCNA
12 2670 (20.94%) ITIL
13 2430 (19.05%) CheckPoint
14 2396 (18.79%) Linux
15 2290 (17.96%) VPN
16 2236 (17.53%) Citrix
17 2185 (17.13%) MS Exchange
18 2051 (16.08%) TCP/IP
19 2023 (15.86%) HP
20 2011 (15.77%) Cisco ASA
21 1960 (15.37%) Windows Server 2008
22 1953 (15.31%) SAN
23 1932 (15.15%) Finance
24 1879 (14.73%) MPLS
25 1844 (14.46%) DNS
26 1804 (14.15%) Network Security
27 1762 (13.82%) BGP
28 1727 (13.54%) MS Excel
29 1515 (11.88%) F5

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2185 (17.13%) MS Exchange
2 894 (7.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 691 (5.42%) Lync
4 639 (5.01%) IIS
5 581 (4.56%) SharePoint
6 520 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 451 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 439 (3.44%) Apache
9 393 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
10 246 (1.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 184 (1.44%) Tomcat
12 84 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
12 84 (0.66%) nginx
13 76 (0.60%) WebSphere
14 65 (0.51%) WebLogic
15 61 (0.48%) OpenStack
16 60 (0.47%) IBM Notes
17 58 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
18 57 (0.45%) CMS
19 48 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1727 (13.54%) MS Excel
2 955 (7.49%) MS Office
3 223 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 74 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 56 (0.44%) MS Project
6 6 (0.047%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.039%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.039%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.031%) FastStats
8 4 (0.031%) S-PLUS
8 4 (0.031%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.031%) SmartSuite
9 3 (0.024%) Maya
9 3 (0.024%) 3ds Max
9 3 (0.024%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.024%) Revit
10 2 (0.016%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.008%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.008%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 44 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 20 (0.16%) RMDS
3 17 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 15 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 13 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.10%) Summit
6 7 (0.055%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.047%) Dynamics GP
7 6 (0.047%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.031%) SAP Business One
9 3 (0.024%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 3 (0.024%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.024%) Line 500
9 3 (0.024%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.024%) Nortel Periphonics
10 2 (0.016%) Compiere
10 2 (0.016%) BPCS
10 2 (0.016%) SAP SRM
10 2 (0.016%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 357 (2.80%) Office 365
2 149 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 144 (1.13%) IaaS
4 132 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
5 131 (1.03%) SaaS
6 115 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
7 85 (0.67%) PaaS
8 53 (0.42%) Google Apps
9 22 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
10 18 (0.14%) OpenShift
11 11 (0.086%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.055%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.031%) GitHub
13 4 (0.031%) Rackspace Cloud
14 3 (0.024%) SoftLayer
15 2 (0.016%) Amazon SQS
16 1 (0.008%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 5598 (43.90%) Firewall
2 3306 (25.92%) WAN
3 3033 (23.78%) LAN
4 2290 (17.96%) VPN
5 2051 (16.08%) TCP/IP
6 2011 (15.77%) Cisco ASA
7 1953 (15.31%) SAN
8 1879 (14.73%) MPLS
9 1844 (14.46%) DNS
10 1804 (14.15%) Network Security
11 1762 (13.82%) BGP
12 1487 (11.66%) VoIP
13 1462 (11.46%) Wireless
14 1436 (11.26%) OSPF
15 1248 (9.79%) DHCP
16 1204 (9.44%) Cisco Nexus
17 900 (7.06%) Internet
18 841 (6.59%) VLAN
19 806 (6.32%) EIGRP
20 805 (6.31%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1287 (10.09%) SQL Server
2 346 (2.71%) MySQL
3 299 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 153 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 100 (0.78%) MongoDB
6 99 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 68 (0.53%) Oracle Database
8 60 (0.47%) DB2
9 59 (0.46%) Hadoop
10 57 (0.45%) Relational Database
11 53 (0.42%) Oracle Exadata
12 49 (0.38%) NoSQL
13 44 (0.35%) Big Data
13 44 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
14 43 (0.34%) HBase
15 40 (0.31%) RDBMS
16 39 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
17 33 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
18 24 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
18 24 (0.19%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 77 (0.60%) Git (software)
2 76 (0.60%) Subversion
3 66 (0.52%) Jenkins
4 45 (0.35%) JIRA
5 38 (0.30%) TeamCity
6 26 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 17 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (0.12%) GCC
8 15 (0.12%) GDB
8 15 (0.12%) FogBugz
8 15 (0.12%) Trac
8 15 (0.12%) Selenium
9 13 (0.10%) Hudson
10 11 (0.086%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (0.078%) Rational Performance Tester
12 9 (0.071%) Visual Studio
13 8 (0.063%) Serena SBM
14 7 (0.055%) Maven
14 7 (0.055%) Webistrano
15 6 (0.047%) Mercurial
General
1 1932 (15.15%) Finance
2 1192 (9.35%) Telecoms
3 412 (3.23%) Banking
4 305 (2.39%) Retail
5 221 (1.73%) Law
6 171 (1.34%) Marketing
7 167 (1.31%) Legal
8 151 (1.18%) Advertising
9 83 (0.65%) Games
9 83 (0.65%) Investment Banking
10 79 (0.62%) Manufacturing
10 79 (0.62%) Financial Institution
11 76 (0.60%) Back Office
12 44 (0.35%) Publishing
13 42 (0.33%) Electronics
14 36 (0.28%) French Language
15 33 (0.26%) German Language
16 29 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
17 28 (0.22%) Aerospace
18 26 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3291 (25.81%) Network Engineer
2 1423 (11.16%) Analyst
3 1289 (10.11%) Support Engineer
4 1036 (8.12%) Architect
5 947 (7.43%) Consultant
6 864 (6.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 725 (5.68%) Senior Network Engineer
8 581 (4.56%) Security Engineer
9 566 (4.44%) Administrator
10 519 (4.07%) 3rd Line Support
11 455 (3.57%) Network Analyst
12 437 (3.43%) Support Analyst
13 428 (3.36%) Systems Administrator
14 400 (3.14%) Network Security Engineer
15 375 (2.94%) Cisco Engineer
16 365 (2.86%) Network Architect
17 342 (2.68%) 2nd Line Support
18 338 (2.65%) Systems Engineer
19 323 (2.53%) Network Support
20 316 (2.48%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (0.96%) .NET
2 120 (0.94%) Middleware
3 118 (0.93%) XMPP
4 116 (0.91%) Web Services
5 101 (0.79%) CSS
6 75 (0.59%) LAMP
7 74 (0.58%) HTML
8 66 (0.52%) XML
9 41 (0.32%) ASP.NET
10 34 (0.27%) Regular Expression
11 32 (0.25%) SOAP
12 28 (0.22%) WebSphere MQ
13 27 (0.21%) COM
14 26 (0.20%) XSLT
15 23 (0.18%) Software Packaging
16 21 (0.16%) Application Packaging
17 20 (0.16%) jQuery
17 20 (0.16%) RabbitMQ
17 20 (0.16%) Rendezvous
18 19 (0.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 631 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
2 431 (3.38%) Clustering
3 429 (3.36%) Blackberry
4 374 (2.93%) Management Information System
5 295 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
6 286 (2.24%) Computer Science
7 235 (1.84%) Replication
8 191 (1.50%) Open Source
9 136 (1.07%) Hedge funds
10 129 (1.01%) FlexPod
11 103 (0.81%) CLARiiON
12 100 (0.78%) Thin Client
12 100 (0.78%) Fat Client
13 98 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
14 86 (0.67%) Statistics
15 73 (0.57%) PKI
16 71 (0.56%) Client/Server
17 59 (0.46%) EqualLogic
18 58 (0.45%) iPhone
19 53 (0.42%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5330 (41.79%) Windows
2 2396 (18.79%) Linux
3 1960 (15.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 1248 (9.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 1231 (9.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 838 (6.57%) Windows 7
7 793 (6.22%) UNIX
8 469 (3.68%) Windows XP
9 468 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 445 (3.49%) Windows 8
11 368 (2.89%) Solaris
12 193 (1.51%) CentOS
13 180 (1.41%) Ubuntu
14 159 (1.25%) Mac OS X
15 136 (1.07%) AIX
16 129 (1.01%) Debian
17 114 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
18 105 (0.82%) Windows 2000
19 95 (0.74%) Windows Vista
20 90 (0.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2670 (20.94%) ITIL
2 903 (7.08%) Project Management
3 883 (6.92%) Load Balancing
4 791 (6.20%) Network Design
5 593 (4.65%) Service Delivery
6 543 (4.26%) Change Management
7 518 (4.06%) Network Management
8 517 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
9 507 (3.98%) Mentoring
10 471 (3.69%) Service Management
11 465 (3.65%) Incident Management
12 441 (3.46%) PRINCE2
13 428 (3.36%) Migration
14 427 (3.35%) Network Monitoring
15 398 (3.12%) Information Security
16 392 (3.07%) E-Commerce
17 367 (2.88%) Kalman Filter
18 309 (2.42%) Problem Management
19 301 (2.36%) Change Control
20 300 (2.35%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1119 (8.77%) SQL
2 450 (3.53%) PowerShell
3 429 (3.36%) Perl
4 285 (2.23%) Bash Shell
5 245 (1.92%) Java
6 221 (1.73%) PHP
7 208 (1.63%) Python
8 162 (1.27%) Shell Script
9 129 (1.01%) C
10 110 (0.86%) Ruby
11 75 (0.59%) JavaScript
12 69 (0.54%) C++
13 59 (0.46%) VBScript
13 59 (0.46%) VB
14 47 (0.37%) C#
15 44 (0.35%) Tcl
16 35 (0.27%) Lisp
17 29 (0.23%) T-SQL
18 20 (0.16%) R
19 6 (0.047%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5416 (42.47%) Cisco Certification
2 3306 (25.92%) CCNP
3 2813 (22.06%) CCNA
4 1473 (11.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1090 (8.55%) Degree
6 1011 (7.93%) MCSE
7 988 (7.75%) CCIE
8 857 (6.72%) Security Cleared
9 681 (5.34%) SC Cleared
10 533 (4.18%) MCSA
11 513 (4.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 513 (4.02%) MCITP
12 376 (2.95%) CCSE
13 360 (2.82%) CCDP
14 353 (2.77%) MCP
15 321 (2.52%) CCSA
16 290 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
17 289 (2.27%) CISSP
18 252 (1.98%) CCSP
19 192 (1.51%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1086 (8.52%) SLA
2 313 (2.45%) PCI DSS
3 276 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 134 (1.05%) QA
5 63 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 59 (0.46%) ISO 9001
7 47 (0.37%) COBIT
8 15 (0.12%) GPG13
9 7 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 6 (0.047%) BS7799
11 5 (0.039%) COSO
12 3 (0.024%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.016%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.016%) GAAP
13 2 (0.016%) RosettaNet
13 2 (0.016%) HL7
13 2 (0.016%) DICOM
14 1 (0.008%) HMG Infosec
14 1 (0.008%) BS25999
14 1 (0.008%) BS15000
System Software
1 2991 (23.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2946 (23.10%) Active Directory
3 1183 (9.28%) Hyper-V
4 986 (7.73%) vSphere
5 695 (5.45%) XenApp
6 458 (3.59%) VMware ESXi
7 453 (3.55%) VMware ESX
8 304 (2.38%) XenDesktop
9 203 (1.59%) XenServer
10 186 (1.46%) Terminal Services
11 142 (1.11%) vCloud
12 129 (1.01%) NFS
13 124 (0.97%) Firmware
14 123 (0.96%) KVM
15 103 (0.81%) Xen
16 82 (0.64%) VMware Server
17 72 (0.56%) MetaFrame
18 69 (0.54%) Terminal Server
19 68 (0.53%) UAG
20 57 (0.45%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 418 (3.28%) SCCM
2 393 (3.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 331 (2.60%) Backup Exec
4 271 (2.12%) SCOM
5 255 (2.00%) Nagios
6 202 (1.58%) Puppet
7 189 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
8 174 (1.36%) Cisco UCCX
9 132 (1.04%) NetBackup
10 129 (1.01%) CiscoWorks
10 129 (1.01%) FortiGate
11 113 (0.89%) Cacti
12 109 (0.85%) WSUS
13 93 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
13 93 (0.73%) OpenView
14 92 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
15 87 (0.68%) Cisco UCCE
16 85 (0.67%) ZABBIX
17 75 (0.59%) Cisco Prime
18 71 (0.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4642 (36.40%) VMware
2 3860 (30.27%) Microsoft
3 2982 (23.38%) Juniper
4 2430 (19.05%) CheckPoint
5 2236 (17.53%) Citrix
6 2023 (15.86%) HP
7 1515 (11.88%) F5
8 1143 (8.96%) NetApp
9 928 (7.28%) EMC
10 685 (5.37%) Red Hat
11 670 (5.25%) Dell
12 648 (5.08%) Avaya
13 619 (4.85%) Symantec
14 576 (4.52%) SolarWinds
15 543 (4.26%) Oracle
16 477 (3.74%) IBM
17 403 (3.16%) Blue Coat
18 358 (2.81%) Brocade
19 306 (2.40%) Apple
20 277 (2.17%) Riverbed
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum £50,000 - £55,000 per an
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Esum
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Bell Educational Services
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Bell Educational Services
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Secure Virtual
Salary: Package (Depending on Experience)
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Secure Virtual
Salary: Package (Depending on Experience)
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £100000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago