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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 37 51 35
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 6369 5932 6556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.75% 4.93% 5.95%
As % of the Vendors category 12.30% 10.58% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5158 4893 5442
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,755
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%

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
51782 56088 52533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.75% 46.65% 47.69%
Number of salaries quoted 41822 45422 43069
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +12 6035 £45,000 - 681
London +12 2403 £50,000 +2.04% 204
South East +10 1709 £45,000 +5.88% 179
City of London +10 569 £55,000 +10.00% 71
Berkshire +7 518 £45,000 - 48
Surrey +19 456 £47,500 +11.76% 49
Yorkshire -14 415 £39,250 -6.54% 67
East of England +13 407 £45,000 +5.88% 52
West Midlands +6 374 £40,000 - 43
South West +7 305 £37,500 -6.25% 57
Hampshire -3 301 £45,000 +5.88% 31
West Yorkshire -14 301 £40,000 - 48
Leeds -4 269 £40,000 -4.76% 37
North West +6 264 £35,000 - 57
Reading +1 240 £45,000 -10.00% 17
Hertfordshire +4 224 £45,000 -5.26% 24
Birmingham +5 213 £45,500 +1.11% 11
Buckinghamshire +16 158 £47,500 +25.82% 13
East Midlands -21 133 £45,000 +20.00% 12
Manchester -13 114 £37,500 +15.38% 20
West Sussex +24 113 £45,000 +15.38% 8
Milton Keynes +13 105 £50,000 +17.64% 6
Scotland +26 100 £44,000 +25.71% 10
Wiltshire -4 95 £42,500 +6.25% 19
Wales -15 82 £39,500 -1.25% 8
Guildford +27 81 £55,000 +29.41% 6
Cheshire +21 77 £34,000 -15.00% 25
Kent -9 75 £38,500 +2.66% 1
Southampton +2 73 £45,000 +45.16% 9
Bedfordshire +17 71 £47,500 +11.76% 6

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 5770 (43.89%) Firewall
2 5619 (42.74%) Cisco Certification
3 5319 (40.46%) Windows
4 4587 (34.89%) VMware
5 4018 (30.56%) Microsoft
6 3803 (28.93%) WAN
7 3657 (27.82%) LAN
8 3358 (25.54%) CCNP
9 3127 (23.79%) CCNA
10 2993 (22.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2908 (22.12%) Active Directory
12 2780 (21.15%) Juniper
13 2607 (19.83%) Linux
14 2561 (19.48%) CheckPoint
14 2561 (19.48%) Data Centre
15 2560 (19.47%) ITIL
16 2289 (17.41%) Cisco ASA
17 2229 (16.96%) MS Exchange
18 2178 (16.57%) HP
19 2138 (16.26%) Citrix
20 2119 (16.12%) VPN
21 2060 (15.67%) SAN
22 2024 (15.40%) TCP/IP
23 1958 (14.89%) Finance
24 1952 (14.85%) DNS
25 1878 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
26 1843 (14.02%) F5
27 1832 (13.94%) MS Excel
28 1799 (13.68%) BGP
29 1716 (13.05%) MPLS

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2229 (16.96%) MS Exchange
2 955 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 701 (5.33%) Lync
4 631 (4.80%) IIS
5 553 (4.21%) SharePoint
6 550 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 447 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 425 (3.23%) Apache
9 325 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 320 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2003
11 281 (2.14%) Tomcat
12 197 (1.50%) WebSphere
13 113 (0.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 108 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
15 99 (0.75%) OpenStack
16 87 (0.66%) JBoss
17 61 (0.46%) nginx
18 59 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2000
19 57 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
20 48 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1832 (13.94%) MS Excel
2 866 (6.59%) MS Office
3 251 (1.91%) MS Visio
4 93 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 42 (0.32%) MS Project
6 9 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.023%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.015%) HipChat
8 2 (0.015%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.015%) SmartSuite
8 2 (0.015%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.008%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.008%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.008%) SPSS
9 1 (0.008%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.008%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 82 (0.62%) RMDS
2 47 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 35 (0.27%) Summit
4 34 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 32 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
6 19 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
7 17 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 12 (0.091%) SAP CRM
9 11 (0.084%) Primavera
10 9 (0.068%) Sophis RISQUE
11 7 (0.053%) Nortel Periphonics
12 6 (0.046%) Magento
12 6 (0.046%) Sage 50
13 5 (0.038%) Dynamics AX
13 5 (0.038%) Oracle ERP
14 4 (0.030%) Teamcenter
14 4 (0.030%) Visualfiles
14 4 (0.030%) SAP CCM
14 4 (0.030%) SAP ERP
15 3 (0.023%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 407 (3.10%) Office 365
2 282 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 202 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 194 (1.48%) IaaS
5 174 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
6 123 (0.94%) PaaS
7 82 (0.62%) Mimecast
8 79 (0.60%) SaaS
9 60 (0.46%) Google Apps
10 33 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
10 33 (0.25%) IBM PureFlex
11 28 (0.21%) Amazon S3
12 15 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 13 (0.099%) Route 53
14 9 (0.068%) GitHub
14 9 (0.068%) Google Analytics
15 7 (0.053%) Amazon Glacier
16 6 (0.046%) SoftLayer
16 6 (0.046%) Adobe Analytics
16 6 (0.046%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 5770 (43.89%) Firewall
2 3803 (28.93%) WAN
3 3657 (27.82%) LAN
4 2289 (17.41%) Cisco ASA
5 2119 (16.12%) VPN
6 2060 (15.67%) SAN
7 2024 (15.40%) TCP/IP
8 1952 (14.85%) DNS
9 1799 (13.68%) BGP
10 1716 (13.05%) MPLS
11 1662 (12.64%) Network Security
12 1558 (11.85%) Wireless
13 1500 (11.41%) VoIP
14 1497 (11.39%) Cisco Nexus
15 1489 (11.33%) OSPF
16 1336 (10.16%) DHCP
17 888 (6.75%) Cisco IOS
18 838 (6.37%) EIGRP
19 826 (6.28%) VLAN
20 675 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1267 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 314 (2.39%) MySQL
3 234 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 126 (0.96%) Oracle Database
5 113 (0.86%) DB2
6 108 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 105 (0.80%) Hadoop
8 95 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 81 (0.62%) HBase
10 60 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
11 49 (0.37%) MongoDB
11 49 (0.37%) NoSQL
12 48 (0.37%) Relational Database
13 41 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
14 40 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
14 40 (0.30%) Big Data
15 37 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
16 28 (0.21%) RDBMS
17 25 (0.19%) Data Mining
18 23 (0.17%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 118 (0.90%) Git (software)
2 60 (0.46%) Jenkins
3 53 (0.40%) Visual Studio
3 53 (0.40%) Subversion
4 47 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 28 (0.21%) TeamCity
6 26 (0.20%) Maven
7 25 (0.19%) JIRA
8 22 (0.17%) Metasploit
9 20 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
11 13 (0.099%) Hudson
12 12 (0.091%) Eclipse
13 11 (0.084%) Gradle
14 9 (0.068%) Oracle APEX
15 8 (0.061%) Selenium
15 8 (0.061%) Firebug
15 8 (0.061%) Jtest
16 7 (0.053%) Grunt
17 6 (0.046%) Mercurial
General
1 1958 (14.89%) Finance
2 1174 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 491 (3.73%) Banking
4 304 (2.31%) Retail
5 236 (1.80%) Law
6 208 (1.58%) Advertising
7 204 (1.55%) Marketing
8 194 (1.48%) Legal
9 167 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 126 (0.96%) Games
11 108 (0.82%) Electronics
12 102 (0.78%) Back Office
13 91 (0.69%) Financial Institution
14 75 (0.57%) Investment Banking
15 62 (0.47%) Billing
16 56 (0.43%) Automotive
17 55 (0.42%) French Language
18 32 (0.24%) Local Government
19 29 (0.22%) German Language
20 27 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3293 (25.05%) Network Engineer
2 1272 (9.68%) Analyst
3 1237 (9.41%) Support Engineer
4 1232 (9.37%) Architect
5 1091 (8.30%) Consultant
6 952 (7.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 763 (5.80%) Senior Network Engineer
8 649 (4.94%) Administrator
9 508 (3.86%) Security Engineer
10 473 (3.60%) Systems Administrator
11 427 (3.25%) Cisco Engineer
12 416 (3.16%) Network Support
13 413 (3.14%) Network Architect
14 403 (3.07%) Support Analyst
15 396 (3.01%) 2nd Line Support
16 382 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
17 381 (2.90%) 3rd Line Support
18 378 (2.88%) Systems Engineer
19 368 (2.80%) Network Consultant
20 355 (2.70%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (2.04%) Web Services
2 211 (1.61%) .NET
3 198 (1.51%) Middleware
4 183 (1.39%) HTML
5 148 (1.13%) XML
6 131 (1.00%) CSS
7 86 (0.65%) XMPP
8 83 (0.63%) XSLT
9 81 (0.62%) Rendezvous
9 81 (0.62%) Ultra Messaging
10 80 (0.61%) LAMP
11 59 (0.45%) ASP.NET
11 59 (0.45%) VXML
12 43 (0.33%) RESTful
13 42 (0.32%) COM
14 40 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
15 37 (0.28%) Software Packaging
16 30 (0.23%) SOAP
17 29 (0.22%) Ajax
18 26 (0.20%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2561 (19.48%) Data Centre
2 724 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 450 (3.42%) Management Information System
4 417 (3.17%) Blackberry
5 373 (2.84%) Clustering
6 343 (2.61%) Computer Science
7 322 (2.45%) Video Conferencing
8 247 (1.88%) Replication
9 144 (1.10%) EMC VNX
10 137 (1.04%) FlexPod
11 132 (1.00%) Private Cloud
12 130 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 127 (0.97%) Hedge funds
14 120 (0.91%) Thin Client
14 120 (0.91%) Fat Client
15 104 (0.79%) Client/Server
15 104 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
16 98 (0.75%) EqualLogic
17 94 (0.72%) Mainframe
18 90 (0.68%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5319 (40.46%) Windows
2 2607 (19.83%) Linux
3 1878 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1495 (11.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 1147 (8.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 738 (5.61%) Windows 7
7 682 (5.19%) UNIX
8 500 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 465 (3.54%) Windows 8
10 411 (3.13%) Solaris
11 402 (3.06%) Windows XP
12 187 (1.42%) CentOS
13 176 (1.34%) Ubuntu
13 176 (1.34%) Mac OS X
14 114 (0.87%) Android
15 108 (0.82%) AIX
16 107 (0.81%) Debian
17 96 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
18 83 (0.63%) Windows Vista
19 81 (0.62%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2560 (19.47%) ITIL
2 1000 (7.61%) Load Balancing
3 884 (6.72%) Project Management
4 802 (6.10%) Network Design
5 780 (5.93%) Service Delivery
6 653 (4.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 598 (4.55%) Change Management
8 510 (3.88%) Mentoring
9 509 (3.87%) Service Management
10 500 (3.80%) Incident Management
11 496 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
12 478 (3.64%) Migration
13 442 (3.36%) Network Monitoring
14 433 (3.29%) Network Management
15 360 (2.74%) PRINCE2
16 358 (2.72%) Business Continuity
17 350 (2.66%) Capacity Planning
18 345 (2.62%) Information Security
19 340 (2.59%) Problem Management
20 339 (2.58%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1265 (9.62%) SQL
2 409 (3.11%) PowerShell
3 376 (2.86%) Perl
4 343 (2.61%) Java
5 322 (2.45%) Python
6 240 (1.83%) Bash Shell
7 218 (1.66%) C
8 197 (1.50%) PHP
9 195 (1.48%) JavaScript
10 131 (1.00%) Ruby
11 122 (0.93%) Shell Script
12 60 (0.46%) C++
13 51 (0.39%) VB
14 43 (0.33%) VBScript
15 33 (0.25%) C#
16 24 (0.18%) Tcl
17 19 (0.14%) VBA
18 14 (0.11%) T-SQL
19 13 (0.099%) R
20 9 (0.068%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5619 (42.74%) Cisco Certification
2 3358 (25.54%) CCNP
3 3127 (23.79%) CCNA
4 1373 (10.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1103 (8.39%) CCIE
6 1080 (8.22%) Degree
7 970 (7.38%) MCSE
8 911 (6.93%) Security Cleared
9 664 (5.05%) SC Cleared
10 536 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 495 (3.77%) CCSE
12 484 (3.68%) CCSA
13 470 (3.58%) MCSA
14 454 (3.45%) MCITP
15 391 (2.97%) CCDP
16 353 (2.69%) MCP
17 281 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
18 264 (2.01%) CISSP
19 183 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
20 167 (1.27%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1164 (8.85%) SLA
2 269 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 263 (2.00%) PCI DSS
4 132 (1.00%) QA
5 96 (0.73%) ISO 9001
6 75 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 47 (0.36%) COBIT
8 35 (0.27%) GPG13
9 13 (0.099%) PMBOK
10 7 (0.053%) ISO 9000
11 4 (0.030%) BS7799
11 4 (0.030%) HL7
11 4 (0.030%) DICOM
11 4 (0.030%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.015%) RosettaNet
13 1 (0.008%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2993 (22.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2908 (22.12%) Active Directory
3 1277 (9.71%) Hyper-V
4 982 (7.47%) vSphere
5 645 (4.91%) XenApp
6 481 (3.66%) VMware ESX
7 302 (2.30%) XenDesktop
8 283 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
9 233 (1.77%) NFS
10 216 (1.64%) Terminal Services
11 214 (1.63%) XenServer
12 158 (1.20%) vCloud
13 155 (1.18%) SRDF
14 141 (1.07%) KVM
15 135 (1.03%) Xen
16 125 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
17 98 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
18 81 (0.62%) VMware Server
19 78 (0.59%) Firmware
20 77 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 536 (4.08%) SCCM
2 340 (2.59%) Cisco CUCM
3 285 (2.17%) SCOM
4 266 (2.02%) Puppet
5 255 (1.94%) Backup Exec
6 244 (1.86%) Nagios
7 179 (1.36%) Cisco UCCX
8 162 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
9 152 (1.16%) WSUS
10 138 (1.05%) FortiGate
11 127 (0.97%) CiscoWorks
12 125 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
13 118 (0.90%) Cacti
14 106 (0.81%) NetBackup
15 103 (0.78%) Cisco UCCE
16 93 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
17 83 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
18 77 (0.59%) Tivoli
19 76 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 76 (0.58%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4587 (34.89%) VMware
2 4018 (30.56%) Microsoft
3 2780 (21.15%) Juniper
4 2561 (19.48%) CheckPoint
5 2178 (16.57%) HP
6 2138 (16.26%) Citrix
7 1843 (14.02%) F5
8 1238 (9.42%) NetApp
9 928 (7.06%) EMC
10 792 (6.02%) Oracle
11 740 (5.63%) Dell
12 676 (5.14%) IBM
13 640 (4.87%) Red Hat
14 601 (4.57%) Avaya
15 473 (3.60%) SolarWinds
16 462 (3.51%) Blue Coat
17 459 (3.49%) Fortinet
18 431 (3.28%) Symantec
19 399 (3.04%) Riverbed
20 351 (2.67%) McAfee
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