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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 43 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 5930 5683 6473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.17% 5.26% 5.47%
As % of the Vendors category 10.94% 10.97% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4845 4783 5544
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
54218 51785 57685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.30% 47.90% 48.77%
Number of salaries quoted 43013 42399 48425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +1 5557 £45,000 - 635
London 0 2192 £50,000 - 255
South East -7 1375 £45,000 +0.27% 151
Yorkshire +8 692 £42,000 +5.00% 29
City of London +13 648 £50,000 - 105
West Yorkshire +13 531 £42,000 +5.00% 22
Leeds +14 472 £42,000 +5.00% 16
Berkshire -7 419 £50,000 +11.11% 43
East of England -6 370 £42,500 -5.55% 55
West Midlands -3 329 £42,500 +8.97% 42
Hampshire +13 310 £42,500 +8.97% 26
Surrey -15 289 £44,000 -2.22% 36
South West -8 246 £39,000 -2.50% 38
North West -31 226 £37,500 -6.25% 47
Reading +1 204 £53,750 +16.84% 13
Birmingham +9 186 £50,000 +11.11% 17
Hertfordshire +7 162 £45,000 +0.55% 27
Wales -3 162 £37,500 -11.76% 21
South Wales -2 156 £37,500 -12.28% 19
East Midlands -7 136 £37,500 -18.47% 14
Manchester -32 121 £33,500 -15.18% 28
Buckinghamshire -13 111 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Kent +22 106 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Basingstoke +9 99 £42,500 -10.52% 5
Scotland -17 90 £40,000 - 20
Slough +11 85 £44,250 -1.66% 8
Wiltshire +8 84 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Cardiff 0 82 £36,750 +3.52% 8
South Yorkshire -4 81 £47,500 +18.75% 3
North Yorkshire +15 74 £45,000 -7.21% 4

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5051 (42.63%) Windows
2 4958 (41.84%) Firewall
3 4876 (41.15%) Cisco Certification
4 4113 (34.71%) VMware
5 3575 (30.17%) Microsoft
6 3126 (26.38%) WAN
7 2882 (24.32%) LAN
8 2819 (23.79%) CCNP
9 2810 (23.72%) Active Directory
10 2675 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2656 (22.42%) CCNA
12 2565 (21.65%) Juniper
13 2404 (20.29%) ITIL
14 2337 (19.72%) Linux
15 2119 (17.88%) MS Exchange
16 2067 (17.44%) HP
17 2055 (17.34%) CheckPoint
18 1979 (16.70%) Citrix
19 1937 (16.35%) Windows Server 2008
20 1891 (15.96%) VPN
21 1883 (15.89%) TCP/IP
22 1778 (15.01%) DNS
22 1778 (15.01%) SAN
23 1688 (14.25%) Finance
24 1637 (13.82%) MS Excel
25 1617 (13.65%) Cisco ASA
26 1591 (13.43%) MPLS
27 1496 (12.63%) BGP
28 1477 (12.47%) Microsoft Certification
29 1431 (12.08%) Network Security

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2119 (17.88%) MS Exchange
2 1008 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 635 (5.36%) IIS
4 612 (5.16%) Lync
5 608 (5.13%) SharePoint
6 557 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 517 (4.36%) Apache
8 470 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2013
9 378 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2003
10 268 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 229 (1.93%) Tomcat
12 126 (1.06%) WebLogic
12 126 (1.06%) WebSphere
13 80 (0.68%) nginx
14 68 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
14 68 (0.57%) CMS
15 67 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
16 61 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2000
17 56 (0.47%) IBM Notes
18 52 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1637 (13.82%) MS Excel
2 897 (7.57%) MS Office
3 195 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 73 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 36 (0.30%) MS Project
6 13 (0.11%) Acrobat
7 7 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.051%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.034%) FastStats
10 3 (0.025%) Maya
10 3 (0.025%) 3ds Max
11 2 (0.017%) SmartSuite
11 2 (0.017%) SPSS
12 1 (0.008%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.008%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.008%) Revit
12 1 (0.008%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 34 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.27%) Summit
3 19 (0.16%) RMDS
4 16 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 15 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 13 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 12 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
8 10 (0.084%) Eikon
9 9 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.051%) Sage 200
11 5 (0.042%) Oracle BPM
11 5 (0.042%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.042%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (0.042%) Bond Adapt
11 5 (0.042%) SAP CRM
12 4 (0.034%) Compiere
12 4 (0.034%) SAP Business One
12 4 (0.034%) Line 500
12 4 (0.034%) Oracle Assets
13 3 (0.025%) SunGard AvantGard
Cloud Services
1 296 (2.50%) Office 365
2 149 (1.26%) SaaS
3 124 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 124 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 124 (1.05%) IaaS
4 112 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
5 87 (0.73%) PaaS
6 39 (0.33%) Google Apps
7 29 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.093%) Amazon S3
8 11 (0.093%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.034%) Rackspace Cloud
9 4 (0.034%) Route 53
9 4 (0.034%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4958 (41.84%) Firewall
2 3126 (26.38%) WAN
3 2882 (24.32%) LAN
4 1891 (15.96%) VPN
5 1883 (15.89%) TCP/IP
6 1778 (15.01%) DNS
6 1778 (15.01%) SAN
7 1617 (13.65%) Cisco ASA
8 1591 (13.43%) MPLS
9 1496 (12.63%) BGP
10 1431 (12.08%) Network Security
11 1369 (11.55%) VoIP
12 1210 (10.21%) DHCP
13 1191 (10.05%) OSPF
14 1077 (9.09%) Wireless
15 971 (8.19%) Internet
16 866 (7.31%) Cisco Nexus
17 695 (5.87%) Cisco IOS
18 651 (5.49%) VLAN
19 645 (5.44%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1258 (10.62%) SQL Server
2 411 (3.47%) MySQL
3 235 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 111 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 102 (0.86%) MongoDB
6 87 (0.73%) Hadoop
7 83 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
8 75 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 65 (0.55%) DB2
10 61 (0.51%) Big Data
11 60 (0.51%) Oracle Database
11 60 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
12 59 (0.50%) Relational Database
13 58 (0.49%) HBase
14 52 (0.44%) NoSQL
15 49 (0.41%) Mahout
16 46 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
17 43 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
18 41 (0.35%) Apache Hive
19 36 (0.30%) Riak
Development Applications
1 89 (0.75%) Subversion
2 75 (0.63%) Git (software)
3 57 (0.48%) Jenkins
4 51 (0.43%) TeamCity
5 39 (0.33%) JIRA
6 23 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 22 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (0.14%) Metasploit
9 15 (0.13%) GCC
9 15 (0.13%) GDB
9 15 (0.13%) Trac
10 14 (0.12%) Hudson
11 13 (0.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 11 (0.093%) Visual Studio
13 10 (0.084%) MSI
13 10 (0.084%) Octopus Deploy
14 9 (0.076%) Eclipse
15 8 (0.068%) Maven
15 8 (0.068%) Talend Open Studio
16 7 (0.059%) WebLOAD
General
1 1688 (14.25%) Finance
2 1304 (11.01%) Telecoms
3 339 (2.86%) Banking
4 329 (2.78%) Retail
5 182 (1.54%) Legal
6 176 (1.49%) Law
7 134 (1.13%) Advertising
8 128 (1.08%) Marketing
9 87 (0.73%) Manufacturing
10 85 (0.72%) Games
11 78 (0.66%) Investment Banking
12 72 (0.61%) Billing
13 59 (0.50%) Electronics
14 55 (0.46%) Back Office
15 54 (0.46%) Publishing
16 42 (0.35%) Financial Institution
17 35 (0.30%) German Language
18 31 (0.26%) Music Industry
19 28 (0.24%) French Language
20 24 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2743 (23.15%) Network Engineer
2 1390 (11.73%) Analyst
3 1055 (8.90%) Support Engineer
4 966 (8.15%) Consultant
5 909 (7.67%) Architect
6 793 (6.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 615 (5.19%) Senior Network Engineer
8 554 (4.68%) Security Engineer
9 538 (4.54%) Administrator
10 498 (4.20%) Support Analyst
11 457 (3.86%) 3rd Line Support
12 429 (3.62%) Network Analyst
13 404 (3.41%) Systems Administrator
14 351 (2.96%) Systems Engineer
15 340 (2.87%) Network Support
16 338 (2.85%) Network Security Engineer
17 311 (2.62%) Team Leader
18 306 (2.58%) Network Architect
19 305 (2.57%) IT Support
20 303 (2.56%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (1.28%) .NET
2 131 (1.11%) Web Services
3 93 (0.78%) LAMP
4 86 (0.73%) XML
5 80 (0.68%) Middleware
6 73 (0.62%) J2EE
7 68 (0.57%) HTML
8 64 (0.54%) CSS
9 59 (0.50%) XMPP
10 55 (0.46%) ASP.NET
11 46 (0.39%) SOAP
12 44 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
13 43 (0.36%) COM
14 40 (0.34%) ActiveMQ
15 26 (0.22%) Application Packaging
16 25 (0.21%) XSLT
17 23 (0.19%) Rendezvous
17 23 (0.19%) Software Packaging
18 22 (0.19%) .NET Framework
19 19 (0.16%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 470 (3.97%) Blackberry
2 436 (3.68%) Clustering
3 355 (3.00%) Management Information System
4 314 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 259 (2.19%) Replication
6 233 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
7 162 (1.37%) Hedge funds
8 158 (1.33%) Open Source
9 155 (1.31%) Firmware
10 138 (1.16%) CLARiiON
11 111 (0.94%) Statistics
12 95 (0.80%) FlexPod
13 88 (0.74%) iPhone
14 83 (0.70%) Fat Client
14 83 (0.70%) Thin Client
15 76 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
15 76 (0.64%) EqualLogic
16 73 (0.62%) Smartphone
17 67 (0.57%) SecurID
18 66 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5051 (42.63%) Windows
2 2337 (19.72%) Linux
3 1937 (16.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1231 (10.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 1057 (8.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 826 (6.97%) UNIX
7 822 (6.94%) Windows 7
8 501 (4.23%) Windows XP
9 473 (3.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 400 (3.38%) Solaris
11 380 (3.21%) Windows 8
12 161 (1.36%) CentOS
13 138 (1.16%) Mac OS X
14 130 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
15 128 (1.08%) Ubuntu
16 126 (1.06%) Debian
17 125 (1.05%) AIX
18 121 (1.02%) Windows Vista
19 102 (0.86%) Android
20 72 (0.61%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2404 (20.29%) ITIL
2 857 (7.23%) Project Management
3 843 (7.11%) Load Balancing
4 778 (6.57%) Network Design
5 595 (5.02%) Network Management
6 487 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 486 (4.10%) Change Management
8 457 (3.86%) Service Delivery
9 437 (3.69%) Incident Management
10 418 (3.53%) E-Commerce
11 410 (3.46%) PRINCE2
12 388 (3.27%) Service Management
13 374 (3.16%) Migration
14 326 (2.75%) Information Security
15 311 (2.62%) Problem Management
16 310 (2.62%) Network Monitoring
17 282 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
18 249 (2.10%) Change Control
19 238 (2.01%) Business Continuity
20 231 (1.95%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1157 (9.76%) SQL
2 518 (4.37%) Perl
3 456 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 323 (2.73%) Bash Shell
5 306 (2.58%) Java
6 196 (1.65%) Python
7 184 (1.55%) C
8 177 (1.49%) PHP
9 164 (1.38%) Shell Script
10 108 (0.91%) Ruby
11 107 (0.90%) JavaScript
12 90 (0.76%) C++
13 65 (0.55%) C#
14 54 (0.46%) VB
15 51 (0.43%) Lisp
16 30 (0.25%) VBScript
17 29 (0.24%) Tcl
18 18 (0.15%) T-SQL
19 17 (0.14%) PowerHouse
20 11 (0.093%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4876 (41.15%) Cisco Certification
2 2819 (23.79%) CCNP
3 2656 (22.42%) CCNA
4 1477 (12.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 1255 (10.59%) Degree
6 993 (8.38%) MCSE
7 791 (6.68%) CCIE
8 676 (5.71%) Security Cleared
9 524 (4.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 487 (4.11%) MCSA
11 486 (4.10%) SC Cleared
11 486 (4.10%) MCITP
12 348 (2.94%) MCP
13 345 (2.91%) CCSE
14 329 (2.78%) CCDP
15 306 (2.58%) CCSA
16 246 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
17 237 (2.00%) CISSP
18 221 (1.87%) CCSP
19 214 (1.81%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 815 (6.88%) SLA
2 254 (2.14%) PCI DSS
3 244 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 169 (1.43%) QA
5 76 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 53 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 43 (0.36%) COBIT
8 14 (0.12%) GPG13
9 11 (0.093%) ISO 9000
10 7 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.042%) COSO
12 3 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 3 (0.025%) BS7799
13 1 (0.008%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.008%) EMIR
13 1 (0.008%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2810 (23.72%) Active Directory
2 2675 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1094 (9.23%) Hyper-V
4 787 (6.64%) vSphere
5 594 (5.01%) XenApp
6 454 (3.83%) VMware ESX
7 430 (3.63%) VMware ESXi
8 294 (2.48%) XenDesktop
9 230 (1.94%) XenServer
10 161 (1.36%) Terminal Services
11 139 (1.17%) UAG
12 116 (0.98%) NFS
13 110 (0.93%) KVM
14 105 (0.89%) Xen
15 78 (0.66%) vCloud
16 77 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
17 73 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
18 63 (0.53%) MetaFrame
19 62 (0.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
19 62 (0.52%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 359 (3.03%) SCCM
2 325 (2.74%) Backup Exec
3 269 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
4 204 (1.72%) Nagios
5 184 (1.55%) Puppet
6 166 (1.40%) NetBackup
7 161 (1.36%) SCOM
8 158 (1.33%) WSUS
9 117 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
10 116 (0.98%) Cacti
11 114 (0.96%) CiscoWorks
12 99 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
13 92 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
14 91 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
15 83 (0.70%) OpenView
16 79 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
17 78 (0.66%) ZABBIX
18 76 (0.64%) FortiGate
19 67 (0.57%) Tivoli
20 57 (0.48%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 4113 (34.71%) VMware
2 3575 (30.17%) Microsoft
3 2565 (21.65%) Juniper
4 2067 (17.44%) HP
5 2055 (17.34%) CheckPoint
6 1979 (16.70%) Citrix
7 1264 (10.67%) F5
8 1147 (9.68%) NetApp
9 906 (7.65%) EMC
10 701 (5.92%) Red Hat
11 608 (5.13%) Dell
12 586 (4.95%) Oracle
13 575 (4.85%) Symantec
14 549 (4.63%) Avaya
15 441 (3.72%) IBM
16 422 (3.56%) SolarWinds
17 404 (3.41%) Blue Coat
18 329 (2.78%) Brocade
19 292 (2.46%) McAfee
20 282 (2.38%) Apple
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