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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 31 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 6624 5349 6177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.23% 5.01% 5.77%
As % of the Vendors category 13.15% 10.62% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5521 4384 5062
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -1.20%

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
50364 50379 51572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.34% 47.21% 48.21%
Number of salaries quoted 40994 39871 42471
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +18 6321 £45,000 +3.44% 779
London +20 2659 £50,000 +5.26% 269
South East +8 1563 £45,000 +5.88% 168
City of London +28 798 £52,500 +5.00% 91
Berkshire +10 489 £46,500 +3.33% 49
Yorkshire -14 425 £42,500 +13.33% 62
East of England +4 409 £45,000 +12.50% 39
North West +21 386 £37,500 -6.25% 76
West Midlands +2 359 £38,500 +2.66% 56
Hampshire +9 349 £45,000 +12.50% 36
Surrey +20 341 £42,500 -5.55% 32
South West +24 328 £37,500 -6.25% 73
West Yorkshire -10 309 £42,500 +13.33% 45
Leeds -5 243 £45,000 +12.50% 39
Manchester +13 225 £35,000 -5.40% 40
Reading +8 213 £42,000 -11.57% 28
East Midlands +30 172 £35,000 -16.66% 28
Hertfordshire -2 154 £40,000 - 22
Birmingham +2 135 £41,250 +3.12% 24
Kent +2 116 £41,500 +27.69% 11
Buckinghamshire +5 111 £40,000 - 15
Cheshire +11 103 £42,500 -4.49% 16
Scotland +4 101 £36,439 -3.47% 18
Essex +8 99 £50,000 +4.16% 7
Gloucestershire +35 87 £35,000 -15.15% 12
Wales -19 87 £40,000 -6.97% 18
South Wales -23 83 £40,000 -11.11% 13
Bristol +6 77 £40,000 - 20
Cambridgeshire +13 74 £44,000 +35.38% 5
Wiltshire +4 74 £37,500 -16.66% 17

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 5803 (43.60%) Firewall
2 5699 (42.82%) Cisco Certification
3 5484 (41.20%) Windows
4 4808 (36.12%) VMware
5 4141 (31.11%) Microsoft
6 3571 (26.83%) WAN
7 3510 (26.37%) CCNP
8 3277 (24.62%) LAN
9 3120 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2997 (22.52%) Active Directory
11 2981 (22.40%) CCNA
12 2945 (22.13%) Juniper
13 2572 (19.32%) ITIL
14 2538 (19.07%) CheckPoint
15 2441 (18.34%) Linux
16 2367 (17.78%) MS Exchange
17 2363 (17.75%) Citrix
18 2344 (17.61%) VPN
19 2195 (16.49%) HP
20 2187 (16.43%) Cisco ASA
21 2152 (16.17%) SAN
22 2061 (15.48%) Finance
23 1985 (14.91%) TCP/IP
24 1963 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
25 1955 (14.69%) MPLS
26 1874 (14.08%) BGP
27 1861 (13.98%) DNS
28 1839 (13.82%) Network Security
29 1818 (13.66%) MS Excel
30 1646 (12.37%) Wireless

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 2367 (17.78%) MS Exchange
2 949 (7.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 736 (5.53%) Lync
4 627 (4.71%) IIS
5 602 (4.52%) SharePoint
6 522 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 511 (3.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 390 (2.93%) Apache
9 381 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
10 325 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 218 (1.64%) Tomcat
12 120 (0.90%) WebSphere
13 95 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
14 67 (0.50%) OpenStack
15 64 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
16 62 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
16 62 (0.47%) JBoss
17 59 (0.44%) WebLogic
18 58 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
19 51 (0.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1818 (13.66%) MS Excel
2 975 (7.33%) MS Office
3 220 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 65 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 46 (0.35%) MS Project
6 6 (0.045%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.038%) PowerPivot
7 5 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.030%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.023%) SmartSuite
10 2 (0.015%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.015%) Revit
10 2 (0.015%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.008%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.008%) SPSS
11 1 (0.008%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.008%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 51 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (0.29%) RMDS
3 34 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 31 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 19 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 18 (0.14%) Summit
7 17 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
8 11 (0.083%) Dynamics NAV
9 10 (0.075%) SAP CRM
10 8 (0.060%) Nortel Periphonics
11 5 (0.038%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.023%) SAP ERP
12 3 (0.023%) Bond Adapt
12 3 (0.023%) SAP CCM
12 3 (0.023%) SAP SRM
12 3 (0.023%) JDE EnterpriseOne
12 3 (0.023%) Sophis RISQUE
12 3 (0.023%) Oracle EBS
13 2 (0.015%) BPCS
13 2 (0.015%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 384 (2.89%) Office 365
2 172 (1.29%) IaaS
3 158 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 119 (0.89%) SaaS
5 106 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
6 103 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
7 88 (0.66%) PaaS
8 56 (0.42%) Google Apps
9 20 (0.15%) OpenShift
10 16 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (0.090%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.045%) GitHub
13 5 (0.038%) Yammer
14 2 (0.015%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.015%) SoftLayer
14 2 (0.015%) Amazon ELB
15 1 (0.008%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 5803 (43.60%) Firewall
2 3571 (26.83%) WAN
3 3277 (24.62%) LAN
4 2344 (17.61%) VPN
5 2187 (16.43%) Cisco ASA
6 2152 (16.17%) SAN
7 1985 (14.91%) TCP/IP
8 1955 (14.69%) MPLS
9 1874 (14.08%) BGP
10 1861 (13.98%) DNS
11 1839 (13.82%) Network Security
12 1646 (12.37%) Wireless
13 1504 (11.30%) OSPF
14 1462 (10.98%) VoIP
15 1403 (10.54%) Cisco Nexus
16 1263 (9.49%) DHCP
17 879 (6.60%) EIGRP
18 867 (6.51%) VLAN
19 836 (6.28%) Cisco IOS
20 761 (5.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1267 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 308 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 291 (2.19%) MySQL
4 159 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 107 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 91 (0.68%) DB2
7 83 (0.62%) Oracle Database
8 63 (0.47%) Relational Database
9 59 (0.44%) Hadoop
10 56 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
11 51 (0.38%) MongoDB
12 49 (0.37%) HBase
13 44 (0.33%) NoSQL
14 43 (0.32%) Oracle Exadata
15 40 (0.30%) RDBMS
16 35 (0.26%) Big Data
17 34 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
18 30 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
19 26 (0.20%) Data Mining
20 21 (0.16%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 69 (0.52%) Git (software)
2 48 (0.36%) Subversion
2 48 (0.36%) Jenkins
3 39 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 35 (0.26%) JIRA
5 29 (0.22%) Visual Studio
6 20 (0.15%) Hudson
7 18 (0.14%) Selenium
8 15 (0.11%) Eclipse
9 14 (0.11%) Maven
9 14 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (0.098%) TeamCity
11 12 (0.090%) Trac
12 11 (0.083%) GDB
12 11 (0.083%) GCC
13 10 (0.075%) Rational Performance Tester
13 10 (0.075%) Mercurial
13 10 (0.075%) FogBugz
14 8 (0.060%) Jtest
14 8 (0.060%) Firebug
General
1 2061 (15.48%) Finance
2 1141 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 454 (3.41%) Banking
4 305 (2.29%) Retail
5 227 (1.71%) Law
6 187 (1.40%) Marketing
7 185 (1.39%) Legal
8 182 (1.37%) Advertising
9 131 (0.98%) Manufacturing
10 99 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 90 (0.68%) Investment Banking
12 88 (0.66%) Games
13 87 (0.65%) Back Office
14 64 (0.48%) Electronics
15 43 (0.32%) Billing
16 37 (0.28%) Publishing
17 34 (0.26%) French Language
18 28 (0.21%) Local Government
19 26 (0.20%) Automotive
20 24 (0.18%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3502 (26.31%) Network Engineer
2 1359 (10.21%) Support Engineer
3 1301 (9.77%) Analyst
4 1093 (8.21%) Architect
5 1061 (7.97%) Consultant
6 969 (7.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 779 (5.85%) Senior Network Engineer
8 584 (4.39%) Security Engineer
9 540 (4.06%) Administrator
10 524 (3.94%) 3rd Line Support
11 438 (3.29%) Cisco Engineer
12 434 (3.26%) Systems Administrator
13 423 (3.18%) Support Analyst
14 419 (3.15%) 2nd Line Support
15 388 (2.92%) Network Security Engineer
16 355 (2.67%) Network Consultant
17 353 (2.65%) Technical Support
17 353 (2.65%) Network Analyst
18 345 (2.59%) Network Support
19 344 (2.58%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (1.14%) Middleware
2 151 (1.13%) .NET
3 131 (0.98%) Web Services
4 117 (0.88%) HTML
5 116 (0.87%) XMPP
6 114 (0.86%) CSS
7 92 (0.69%) XML
8 73 (0.55%) LAMP
9 45 (0.34%) XSLT
10 42 (0.32%) SOAP
11 39 (0.29%) Rendezvous
12 37 (0.28%) REST
13 34 (0.26%) Regular Expression
14 33 (0.25%) WebSphere MQ
15 31 (0.23%) JSON
16 29 (0.22%) COM
17 28 (0.21%) jQuery
18 25 (0.19%) Software Packaging
19 23 (0.17%) ASP.NET
20 22 (0.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 644 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
2 450 (3.38%) Clustering
3 446 (3.35%) Blackberry
4 427 (3.21%) Management Information System
5 297 (2.23%) Computer Science
6 296 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
7 214 (1.61%) Replication
8 204 (1.53%) Open Source
9 156 (1.17%) FlexPod
10 139 (1.04%) Hedge funds
11 115 (0.86%) Thin Client
11 115 (0.86%) Fat Client
12 105 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
13 101 (0.76%) Client/Server
14 66 (0.50%) PKI
15 65 (0.49%) Statistics
16 64 (0.48%) CLARiiON
17 63 (0.47%) iPhone
18 56 (0.42%) EqualLogic
19 54 (0.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5484 (41.20%) Windows
2 2441 (18.34%) Linux
3 1963 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1355 (10.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1274 (9.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 855 (6.42%) Windows 7
7 752 (5.65%) UNIX
8 485 (3.64%) Windows 8
9 474 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 442 (3.32%) Windows XP
11 399 (3.00%) Solaris
12 208 (1.56%) CentOS
13 164 (1.23%) Ubuntu
14 154 (1.16%) Mac OS X
15 116 (0.87%) AIX
16 106 (0.80%) Windows Vista
17 105 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
18 101 (0.76%) Windows 2000
18 101 (0.76%) Debian
19 93 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2572 (19.32%) ITIL
2 966 (7.26%) Load Balancing
3 924 (6.94%) Project Management
4 790 (5.94%) Network Design
5 736 (5.53%) Service Delivery
6 611 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 573 (4.31%) Mentoring
8 544 (4.09%) Change Management
9 521 (3.91%) Network Monitoring
10 489 (3.67%) Incident Management
11 488 (3.67%) Migration
12 459 (3.45%) Network Management
12 459 (3.45%) Service Management
13 407 (3.06%) PRINCE2
14 394 (2.96%) Information Security
15 377 (2.83%) Agile Software Development
16 366 (2.75%) Problem Management
17 357 (2.68%) Kalman Filter
18 340 (2.55%) Business Continuity
19 317 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1225 (9.20%) SQL
2 436 (3.28%) PowerShell
3 367 (2.76%) Perl
4 259 (1.95%) Java
5 252 (1.89%) Bash Shell
6 232 (1.74%) Python
7 207 (1.56%) PHP
8 160 (1.20%) C
9 144 (1.08%) Shell Script
10 114 (0.86%) JavaScript
11 104 (0.78%) Ruby
12 65 (0.49%) VB
13 64 (0.48%) VBScript
14 59 (0.44%) C++
15 46 (0.35%) C#
16 31 (0.23%) R
17 29 (0.22%) Tcl
18 24 (0.18%) T-SQL
19 13 (0.098%) Lisp
20 7 (0.053%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5699 (42.82%) Cisco Certification
2 3510 (26.37%) CCNP
3 2981 (22.40%) CCNA
4 1497 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1073 (8.06%) Degree
6 1053 (7.91%) MCSE
7 1052 (7.90%) CCIE
8 897 (6.74%) Security Cleared
9 694 (5.21%) SC Cleared
10 566 (4.25%) MCSA
11 520 (3.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 488 (3.67%) MCITP
13 442 (3.32%) CCSE
14 377 (2.83%) MCP
15 371 (2.79%) CCDP
16 357 (2.68%) CCSA
17 329 (2.47%) VCP4
18 309 (2.32%) CISSP
19 308 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
20 208 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1212 (9.11%) SLA
2 310 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 267 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 107 (0.80%) QA
5 74 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 70 (0.53%) ISO 9001
7 32 (0.24%) GPG13
8 28 (0.21%) COBIT
9 5 (0.038%) HL7
9 5 (0.038%) DICOM
10 4 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 3 (0.023%) BS7799
11 3 (0.023%) RosettaNet
11 3 (0.023%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.015%) GAAP
13 1 (0.008%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.008%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.008%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.008%) BS25999
13 1 (0.008%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 3120 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2997 (22.52%) Active Directory
3 1223 (9.19%) Hyper-V
4 1089 (8.18%) vSphere
5 718 (5.39%) XenApp
6 417 (3.13%) VMware ESX
7 392 (2.95%) VMware ESXi
8 318 (2.39%) XenDesktop
9 227 (1.71%) Terminal Services
10 218 (1.64%) XenServer
11 171 (1.28%) NFS
12 164 (1.23%) vCloud
13 134 (1.01%) Xen
14 112 (0.84%) Firmware
15 95 (0.71%) SRDF
16 93 (0.70%) KVM
16 93 (0.70%) VMware Server
17 87 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
18 76 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 75 (0.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 485 (3.64%) SCCM
2 405 (3.04%) Cisco CUCM
3 328 (2.46%) Backup Exec
4 318 (2.39%) SCOM
5 277 (2.08%) Nagios
6 202 (1.52%) Cisco UCCX
7 182 (1.37%) Puppet
8 178 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
9 145 (1.09%) CiscoWorks
10 137 (1.03%) FortiGate
11 135 (1.01%) NetBackup
12 134 (1.01%) Cisco Prime
13 132 (0.99%) Cacti
14 124 (0.93%) Cisco UCCE
15 114 (0.86%) WSUS
16 113 (0.85%) OpenView
17 84 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
18 76 (0.57%) Tivoli
19 71 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
20 60 (0.45%) Opsview
Vendors
1 4808 (36.12%) VMware
2 4141 (31.11%) Microsoft
3 2945 (22.13%) Juniper
4 2538 (19.07%) CheckPoint
5 2363 (17.75%) Citrix
6 2195 (16.49%) HP
7 1646 (12.37%) F5
8 1170 (8.79%) NetApp
9 965 (7.25%) EMC
10 769 (5.78%) Dell
11 692 (5.20%) Avaya
12 662 (4.97%) SolarWinds
13 657 (4.94%) Red Hat
14 639 (4.80%) Symantec
15 612 (4.60%) Oracle
16 559 (4.20%) IBM
17 459 (3.45%) Blue Coat
18 381 (2.86%) Riverbed
19 344 (2.58%) Fortinet
20 330 (2.48%) Brocade
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £45001 per annum
Posted: 38 minutes ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 56 minutes ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus and benefits
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £63000 - £78000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus on call and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum £25k - £35k + car, laptop and mobile
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum £24,000 - £28,000 + Shift Allowance
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
North West
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Klarion Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Car
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
SCC
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Car
Posted: 3 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + On Call +Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago