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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 46 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 5863 6121 6302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.01% 5.64% 5.37%
As % of the Vendors category 10.61% 11.71% 11.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4822 5088 5371
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,895 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.77% +6.25%
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55254 52291 56826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.24% 48.16% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 44307 42711 47907
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,500
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -8 5518 £45,000 - 650
London -2 2201 £49,000 -2.00% 225
South East -9 1394 £42,500 - 145
City of London 0 648 £50,000 -4.76% 87
Yorkshire +3 638 £42,000 +5.00% 60
West Yorkshire +7 478 £40,000 +6.66% 39
Leeds +7 431 £40,000 +6.66% 28
Berkshire -12 389 £49,000 +15.29% 49
East of England -9 367 £45,000 - 57
Hampshire +15 355 £43,000 +10.25% 35
West Midlands -5 311 £40,000 +5.26% 41
Surrey -16 284 £42,500 -2.29% 22
South West -12 250 £37,500 -6.25% 53
North West -21 223 £36,000 -6.49% 43
Reading -9 198 £51,250 +13.88% 19
Hertfordshire +11 190 £45,000 -5.26% 28
Birmingham +13 172 £47,500 - 18
Wales -3 152 £37,500 -16.66% 18
East Midlands -22 149 £38,000 -16.48% 16
South Wales -5 144 £37,500 -16.66% 14
Manchester -32 126 £32,500 -17.72% 22
Kent +13 123 £38,500 -14.44% 14
Basingstoke +12 119 £42,500 -10.52% 9
Buckinghamshire -26 107 £38,000 -10.58% 8
North Yorkshire +4 91 £45,000 -6.25% 5
Scotland -24 89 £37,500 -11.76% 10
Slough +6 83 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Cardiff +2 83 £38,500 -6.66% 7
Essex -3 83 £45,000 - 5
Wiltshire +4 79 £42,500 -5.55% 5

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4957 (42.22%) Windows
2 4876 (41.53%) Firewall
3 4817 (41.03%) Cisco Certification
4 4005 (34.11%) VMware
5 3542 (30.17%) Microsoft
6 3137 (26.72%) WAN
7 2912 (24.80%) LAN
8 2779 (23.67%) Active Directory
9 2767 (23.57%) CCNP
10 2658 (22.64%) CCNA
11 2633 (22.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2496 (21.26%) Juniper
13 2260 (19.25%) ITIL
14 2257 (19.22%) Linux
15 2130 (18.14%) MS Exchange
16 2070 (17.63%) HP
17 2005 (17.08%) CheckPoint
18 1956 (16.66%) Windows Server 2008
19 1952 (16.63%) Citrix
20 1886 (16.06%) VPN
21 1850 (15.76%) TCP/IP
22 1777 (15.14%) SAN
23 1769 (15.07%) DNS
24 1651 (14.06%) Finance
25 1644 (14.00%) MS Excel
26 1540 (13.12%) Cisco ASA
27 1532 (13.05%) MPLS
28 1487 (12.67%) Microsoft Certification
29 1482 (12.62%) BGP
30 1361 (11.59%) VoIP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2130 (18.14%) MS Exchange
2 1045 (8.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 618 (5.26%) IIS
4 593 (5.05%) SharePoint
5 570 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 561 (4.78%) Lync
7 485 (4.13%) Apache
8 481 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2013
9 364 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2003
10 295 (2.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 223 (1.90%) Tomcat
12 149 (1.27%) WebSphere
13 126 (1.07%) WebLogic
14 72 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
15 67 (0.57%) nginx
16 65 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
17 62 (0.53%) CMS
18 61 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2000
19 47 (0.40%) IBM Notes
20 46 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1644 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 892 (7.60%) MS Office
3 167 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 72 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 41 (0.35%) MS Project
6 17 (0.14%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.043%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.034%) FastStats
9 2 (0.017%) SPSS
9 2 (0.017%) Maya
9 2 (0.017%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.017%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.009%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.009%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 38 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.27%) Summit
3 19 (0.16%) RMDS
4 17 (0.14%) Eikon
5 14 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 12 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
7 11 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
8 9 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.051%) Sage 200
10 5 (0.043%) SAP CRM
10 5 (0.043%) Oracle BPM
10 5 (0.043%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (0.043%) Bond Adapt
11 4 (0.034%) SunGard AvantGard
11 4 (0.034%) Oracle Assets
11 4 (0.034%) Oracle CRM
11 4 (0.034%) Compiere
12 2 (0.017%) Line 500
12 2 (0.017%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 281 (2.39%) Office 365
2 171 (1.46%) SaaS
3 131 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 129 (1.10%) IaaS
5 122 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
6 101 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 83 (0.71%) PaaS
8 35 (0.30%) Google Apps
9 32 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (0.10%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.060%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.043%) Route 53
12 5 (0.043%) GitHub
13 4 (0.034%) Rackspace Cloud
14 1 (0.009%) Heroku
14 1 (0.009%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4876 (41.53%) Firewall
2 3137 (26.72%) WAN
3 2912 (24.80%) LAN
4 1886 (16.06%) VPN
5 1850 (15.76%) TCP/IP
6 1777 (15.14%) SAN
7 1769 (15.07%) DNS
8 1540 (13.12%) Cisco ASA
9 1532 (13.05%) MPLS
10 1482 (12.62%) BGP
11 1361 (11.59%) VoIP
12 1345 (11.46%) Network Security
13 1192 (10.15%) DHCP
14 1189 (10.13%) OSPF
15 1115 (9.50%) Wireless
16 1000 (8.52%) Internet
17 798 (6.80%) Cisco Nexus
18 688 (5.86%) Cisco IOS
19 673 (5.73%) VLAN
20 635 (5.41%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1170 (9.97%) SQL Server
2 408 (3.48%) MySQL
3 230 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 105 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 88 (0.75%) MongoDB
6 82 (0.70%) Hadoop
7 77 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
8 76 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 60 (0.51%) Oracle Database
10 58 (0.49%) Big Data
11 57 (0.49%) DB2
11 57 (0.49%) Relational Database
12 53 (0.45%) Oracle Exadata
12 53 (0.45%) HBase
13 50 (0.43%) NoSQL
14 48 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
15 46 (0.39%) Mahout
16 43 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
17 38 (0.32%) Apache Hive
18 35 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 90 (0.77%) Subversion
2 64 (0.55%) Git (software)
3 46 (0.39%) TeamCity
3 46 (0.39%) Jenkins
4 35 (0.30%) JIRA
5 20 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 16 (0.14%) Metasploit
7 16 (0.14%) Trac
7 16 (0.14%) GCC
7 16 (0.14%) GDB
8 15 (0.13%) Hudson
8 15 (0.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 13 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
10 11 (0.094%) MSI
11 10 (0.085%) Visual Studio
12 9 (0.077%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 8 (0.068%) Talend Open Studio
14 6 (0.051%) Eclipse
15 5 (0.043%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1651 (14.06%) Finance
2 1317 (11.22%) Telecoms
3 336 (2.86%) Banking
4 320 (2.73%) Retail
5 178 (1.52%) Legal
6 169 (1.44%) Law
7 143 (1.22%) Advertising
8 126 (1.07%) Marketing
9 97 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 92 (0.78%) Games
11 82 (0.70%) Billing
12 81 (0.69%) Investment Banking
13 62 (0.53%) Electronics
14 60 (0.51%) Publishing
15 59 (0.50%) Back Office
16 46 (0.39%) Financial Institution
17 34 (0.29%) German Language
18 27 (0.23%) Multimedia
19 26 (0.22%) Music Industry
20 25 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2737 (23.31%) Network Engineer
2 1388 (11.82%) Analyst
3 1018 (8.67%) Support Engineer
4 980 (8.35%) Consultant
5 877 (7.47%) Architect
6 770 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 595 (5.07%) Senior Network Engineer
8 549 (4.68%) Security Engineer
9 518 (4.41%) Administrator
10 500 (4.26%) Support Analyst
11 444 (3.78%) 3rd Line Support
12 429 (3.65%) Network Analyst
13 400 (3.41%) Systems Administrator
14 379 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
15 340 (2.90%) Network Support
16 330 (2.81%) Network Security Engineer
17 315 (2.68%) IT Support
18 310 (2.64%) Cisco Engineer
19 298 (2.54%) 2nd Line Support
20 297 (2.53%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (1.36%) .NET
2 129 (1.10%) Web Services
3 84 (0.72%) LAMP
4 81 (0.69%) J2EE
5 79 (0.67%) XML
6 75 (0.64%) Middleware
7 70 (0.60%) SOAP
8 63 (0.54%) CSS
9 62 (0.53%) HTML
10 58 (0.49%) ASP.NET
11 47 (0.40%) XMPP
12 46 (0.39%) MapReduce
13 44 (0.37%) COM
14 43 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
15 42 (0.36%) ActiveMQ
16 27 (0.23%) Application Packaging
17 26 (0.22%) Rendezvous
18 25 (0.21%) .NET Framework
19 24 (0.20%) Software Packaging
20 23 (0.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 480 (4.09%) Blackberry
2 431 (3.67%) Clustering
3 323 (2.75%) Management Information System
4 313 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 261 (2.22%) Replication
6 238 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
7 175 (1.49%) Hedge funds
8 157 (1.34%) Open Source
9 155 (1.32%) Firmware
10 126 (1.07%) CLARiiON
11 110 (0.94%) Statistics
12 88 (0.75%) iPhone
13 85 (0.72%) Fat Client
13 85 (0.72%) Thin Client
14 83 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
15 79 (0.67%) FlexPod
16 78 (0.66%) SecurID
17 76 (0.65%) EqualLogic
18 73 (0.62%) Smartphone
19 65 (0.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4957 (42.22%) Windows
2 2257 (19.22%) Linux
3 1956 (16.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 1257 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 1036 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 851 (7.25%) Windows 7
7 795 (6.77%) UNIX
8 497 (4.23%) Windows XP
9 421 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 401 (3.42%) Windows 8
11 370 (3.15%) Solaris
12 168 (1.43%) CentOS
13 150 (1.28%) Mac OS X
14 127 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
15 121 (1.03%) AIX
16 114 (0.97%) Windows Vista
16 114 (0.97%) Debian
17 113 (0.96%) Ubuntu
18 103 (0.88%) Android
19 71 (0.60%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2260 (19.25%) ITIL
2 843 (7.18%) Load Balancing
3 836 (7.12%) Project Management
4 779 (6.64%) Network Design
5 617 (5.26%) Network Management
6 482 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 476 (4.05%) Service Delivery
8 469 (3.99%) Change Management
9 440 (3.75%) Incident Management
10 403 (3.43%) E-Commerce
11 401 (3.42%) PRINCE2
12 396 (3.37%) Migration
13 359 (3.06%) Service Management
14 329 (2.80%) Problem Management
15 325 (2.77%) Network Monitoring
16 307 (2.61%) Information Security
17 292 (2.49%) Capacity Planning
18 238 (2.03%) Capacity Management
19 234 (1.99%) Business Continuity
20 232 (1.98%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1126 (9.59%) SQL
2 497 (4.23%) Perl
3 449 (3.82%) PowerShell
4 325 (2.77%) Bash Shell
5 290 (2.47%) Java
6 202 (1.72%) C
7 200 (1.70%) Python
8 167 (1.42%) PHP
9 156 (1.33%) Shell Script
10 109 (0.93%) JavaScript
11 102 (0.87%) Ruby
12 89 (0.76%) C++
13 78 (0.66%) C#
14 56 (0.48%) VB
15 47 (0.40%) Lisp
16 26 (0.22%) VBScript
17 18 (0.15%) Tcl
17 18 (0.15%) T-SQL
17 18 (0.15%) PowerHouse
18 10 (0.085%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4817 (41.03%) Cisco Certification
2 2767 (23.57%) CCNP
3 2658 (22.64%) CCNA
4 1487 (12.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1242 (10.58%) Degree
6 1011 (8.61%) MCSE
7 790 (6.73%) CCIE
8 689 (5.87%) Security Cleared
9 520 (4.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 486 (4.14%) MCSA
11 481 (4.10%) MCITP
12 468 (3.99%) SC Cleared
13 366 (3.12%) MCP
14 353 (3.01%) CCSE
15 335 (2.85%) CCDP
16 300 (2.56%) CCSA
17 243 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
18 218 (1.86%) CISSP
19 203 (1.73%) CCIP
20 202 (1.72%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 766 (6.52%) SLA
2 230 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 219 (1.87%) PCI DSS
4 152 (1.29%) QA
5 73 (0.62%) ISO 9001
6 49 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 35 (0.30%) COBIT
8 14 (0.12%) GPG13
9 11 (0.094%) ISO 9000
10 7 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.043%) COSO
12 3 (0.026%) BS7799
13 1 (0.009%) GxP
13 1 (0.009%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.009%) EMIR
13 1 (0.009%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.009%) DICOM
System Software
1 2779 (23.67%) Active Directory
2 2633 (22.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1026 (8.74%) Hyper-V
4 801 (6.82%) vSphere
5 580 (4.94%) XenApp
6 459 (3.91%) VMware ESX
7 429 (3.65%) VMware ESXi
8 313 (2.67%) XenDesktop
9 239 (2.04%) XenServer
10 158 (1.35%) Terminal Services
11 132 (1.12%) UAG
12 103 (0.88%) NFS
13 96 (0.82%) KVM
14 94 (0.80%) Xen
15 80 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
16 79 (0.67%) vCloud
17 67 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
18 60 (0.51%) MetaFrame
19 58 (0.49%) Terminal Server
20 57 (0.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 347 (2.96%) SCCM
2 320 (2.73%) Backup Exec
3 248 (2.11%) Cisco CUCM
4 197 (1.68%) NetBackup
5 192 (1.64%) Nagios
6 175 (1.49%) Puppet
7 164 (1.40%) WSUS
8 157 (1.34%) SCOM
9 148 (1.26%) CiscoWorks
10 111 (0.95%) Cacti
11 100 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
12 97 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
13 92 (0.78%) OpenView
14 85 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
15 83 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
16 78 (0.66%) HP NNM
17 75 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
18 74 (0.63%) FortiGate
19 72 (0.61%) Tivoli
20 70 (0.60%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4005 (34.11%) VMware
2 3542 (30.17%) Microsoft
3 2496 (21.26%) Juniper
4 2070 (17.63%) HP
5 2005 (17.08%) CheckPoint
6 1952 (16.63%) Citrix
7 1250 (10.65%) F5
8 1107 (9.43%) NetApp
9 886 (7.55%) EMC
10 654 (5.57%) Dell
11 641 (5.46%) Red Hat
12 598 (5.09%) Symantec
13 572 (4.87%) Oracle
14 511 (4.35%) Avaya
15 410 (3.49%) IBM
16 398 (3.39%) Blue Coat
17 380 (3.24%) SolarWinds
18 314 (2.67%) Brocade
19 292 (2.49%) McAfee
20 286 (2.44%) Apple
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens/Bonus
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Maidstone, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + bonus +bens
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
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Paribus Global Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £34,000 per annum £24-34k plus
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
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Hertfordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum UPTO £50,000 BASIC + 30 days on call
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Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + + 20% shift allowance
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