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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 44 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 6091 5396 6435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.31% 5.07% 5.53%
As % of the Vendors category 11.20% 10.61% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4959 4545 5529
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 £29,000 £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
54390 50861 56733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.44% 47.80% 48.78%
Number of salaries quoted 43120 41683 47497
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 £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 +3 5732 £45,000 - 678
London +6 2246 £50,000 - 237
South East -7 1412 £45,000 - 174
Yorkshire +14 719 £42,000 +5.00% 56
City of London +16 653 £50,000 -4.76% 90
West Yorkshire +17 554 £41,500 +3.75% 39
Leeds +16 481 £41,500 +3.75% 30
Berkshire -6 437 £50,000 +11.11% 47
East of England +3 398 £42,500 -2.29% 60
West Midlands 0 353 £40,000 +2.56% 41
Surrey -11 312 £42,500 -5.55% 40
Hampshire +8 273 £40,000 - 27
South West -1 269 £40,000 -2.43% 39
North West -31 224 £38,000 -5.00% 46
Birmingham +9 215 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Reading +4 204 £52,500 +5.00% 12
Hertfordshire +10 183 £45,000 +12.50% 29
Wales -2 155 £37,000 -9.20% 18
South Wales -2 145 £37,000 -9.20% 14
East Midlands -4 143 £39,000 -2.50% 21
Manchester -38 123 £35,000 -9.09% 24
Buckinghamshire -6 122 £47,500 +11.76% 14
Kent +29 104 £46,750 +3.88% 18
Wiltshire +3 98 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Scotland -28 88 £40,000 +5.26% 19
Basingstoke +6 85 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Bedfordshire +2 82 £45,500 +1.67% 6
South Yorkshire -4 82 £50,000 +20.48% 7
North Yorkshire +24 79 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Cardiff -2 78 £35,000 - 9

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 5125 (42.39%) Windows
2 5091 (42.11%) Firewall
3 5060 (41.86%) Cisco Certification
4 4183 (34.60%) VMware
5 3597 (29.75%) Microsoft
6 3217 (26.61%) WAN
7 2967 (24.54%) CCNP
8 2965 (24.53%) LAN
9 2867 (23.72%) Active Directory
10 2726 (22.55%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2712 (22.43%) CCNA
12 2699 (22.33%) Juniper
13 2531 (20.94%) ITIL
14 2385 (19.73%) Linux
15 2155 (17.83%) MS Exchange
16 2089 (17.28%) CheckPoint
17 2080 (17.21%) HP
18 2013 (16.65%) Citrix
19 1949 (16.12%) Windows Server 2008
20 1937 (16.02%) VPN
21 1929 (15.96%) TCP/IP
22 1806 (14.94%) DNS
23 1793 (14.83%) SAN
24 1768 (14.62%) Finance
25 1695 (14.02%) Cisco ASA
26 1668 (13.80%) MPLS
27 1635 (13.52%) MS Excel
28 1582 (13.09%) BGP
29 1481 (12.25%) Network Security
30 1464 (12.11%) Microsoft Certification

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 2155 (17.83%) MS Exchange
2 997 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 650 (5.38%) IIS
4 628 (5.19%) Lync
5 605 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 556 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 531 (4.39%) Apache
8 464 (3.84%) Exchange Server 2013
9 388 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2003
10 271 (2.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 228 (1.89%) Tomcat
12 126 (1.04%) WebSphere
13 118 (0.98%) WebLogic
14 82 (0.68%) nginx
15 71 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
16 66 (0.55%) CMS
16 66 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2000
17 61 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
18 59 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
19 57 (0.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1635 (13.52%) MS Excel
2 902 (7.46%) MS Office
3 210 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 75 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 32 (0.26%) MS Project
6 13 (0.11%) Acrobat
7 6 (0.050%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.033%) FastStats
9 3 (0.025%) SmartSuite
9 3 (0.025%) S-PLUS
9 3 (0.025%) Maya
9 3 (0.025%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.017%) SPSS
11 1 (0.008%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.008%) Revit
11 1 (0.008%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 33 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.21%) Summit
3 22 (0.18%) RMDS
4 16 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 14 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 13 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 12 (0.099%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.058%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.058%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.050%) Sage 200
10 5 (0.041%) Eikon
10 5 (0.041%) Oracle BPM
10 5 (0.041%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (0.041%) Bond Adapt
10 5 (0.041%) SAP CRM
11 4 (0.033%) Compiere
11 4 (0.033%) SAP Business One
11 4 (0.033%) Oracle Assets
12 3 (0.025%) Line 500
13 2 (0.017%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 309 (2.56%) Office 365
2 153 (1.27%) SaaS
3 126 (1.04%) IaaS
4 124 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 114 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
6 103 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
7 87 (0.72%) PaaS
8 44 (0.36%) Google Apps
9 23 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.074%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.074%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (0.041%) GitHub
12 4 (0.033%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.008%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.008%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5091 (42.11%) Firewall
2 3217 (26.61%) WAN
3 2965 (24.53%) LAN
4 1937 (16.02%) VPN
5 1929 (15.96%) TCP/IP
6 1806 (14.94%) DNS
7 1793 (14.83%) SAN
8 1695 (14.02%) Cisco ASA
9 1668 (13.80%) MPLS
10 1582 (13.09%) BGP
11 1481 (12.25%) Network Security
12 1379 (11.41%) VoIP
13 1267 (10.48%) OSPF
14 1233 (10.20%) DHCP
15 1133 (9.37%) Wireless
16 968 (8.01%) Internet
17 928 (7.68%) Cisco Nexus
18 705 (5.83%) EIGRP
19 703 (5.82%) Cisco IOS
20 656 (5.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1250 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 418 (3.46%) MySQL
3 236 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 123 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 103 (0.85%) MongoDB
6 95 (0.79%) Hadoop
7 81 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
8 76 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 68 (0.56%) DB2
10 65 (0.54%) HBase
11 63 (0.52%) Oracle Exadata
12 61 (0.50%) Big Data
13 57 (0.47%) Oracle Database
13 57 (0.47%) Relational Database
14 53 (0.44%) Mahout
14 53 (0.44%) NoSQL
15 45 (0.37%) Apache Hive
16 43 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
17 41 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
18 39 (0.32%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 82 (0.68%) Subversion
2 71 (0.59%) Git (software)
3 58 (0.48%) Jenkins
4 48 (0.40%) TeamCity
5 39 (0.32%) JIRA
6 25 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 24 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (0.13%) Metasploit
9 15 (0.12%) GCC
9 15 (0.12%) GDB
9 15 (0.12%) Trac
10 14 (0.12%) Hudson
11 13 (0.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 11 (0.091%) Visual Studio
13 9 (0.074%) Eclipse
13 9 (0.074%) Selenium
13 9 (0.074%) WebLOAD
14 8 (0.066%) MSI
14 8 (0.066%) Talend Open Studio
14 8 (0.066%) FogBugz
General
1 1768 (14.62%) Finance
2 1291 (10.68%) Telecoms
3 363 (3.00%) Banking
4 332 (2.75%) Retail
5 182 (1.51%) Legal
6 178 (1.47%) Law
7 142 (1.17%) Advertising
8 116 (0.96%) Marketing
9 88 (0.73%) Games
10 85 (0.70%) Investment Banking
11 82 (0.68%) Manufacturing
12 71 (0.59%) Billing
13 55 (0.45%) Publishing
13 55 (0.45%) Electronics
14 54 (0.45%) Back Office
15 45 (0.37%) Financial Institution
16 34 (0.28%) German Language
17 31 (0.26%) Music Industry
17 31 (0.26%) French Language
18 24 (0.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2851 (23.58%) Network Engineer
2 1425 (11.79%) Analyst
3 1085 (8.98%) Support Engineer
4 960 (7.94%) Architect
5 956 (7.91%) Consultant
6 810 (6.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 630 (5.21%) Senior Network Engineer
8 540 (4.47%) Security Engineer
9 533 (4.41%) Administrator
10 488 (4.04%) Support Analyst
11 451 (3.73%) 3rd Line Support
12 448 (3.71%) Network Analyst
13 395 (3.27%) Systems Administrator
14 358 (2.96%) Systems Engineer
15 341 (2.82%) Network Architect
16 336 (2.78%) Network Support
17 334 (2.76%) Network Security Engineer
18 333 (2.75%) Team Leader
19 313 (2.59%) Network Consultant
20 302 (2.50%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (1.16%) .NET
2 124 (1.03%) Web Services
3 92 (0.76%) LAMP
4 86 (0.71%) XML
5 85 (0.70%) Middleware
6 72 (0.60%) CSS
7 70 (0.58%) HTML
8 67 (0.55%) J2EE
9 65 (0.54%) XMPP
10 50 (0.41%) ASP.NET
11 45 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
12 43 (0.36%) COM
13 41 (0.34%) SOAP
14 39 (0.32%) ActiveMQ
15 26 (0.22%) XSLT
16 24 (0.20%) Rendezvous
17 20 (0.17%) Application Packaging
18 19 (0.16%) Software Packaging
18 19 (0.16%) .NET Framework
19 18 (0.15%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 575 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 474 (3.92%) Blackberry
3 443 (3.66%) Clustering
4 360 (2.98%) Management Information System
5 307 (2.54%) Computer Science
6 253 (2.09%) Replication
7 232 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
8 166 (1.37%) Open Source
9 161 (1.33%) Hedge funds
10 158 (1.31%) Firmware
11 145 (1.20%) CLARiiON
12 111 (0.92%) Statistics
13 106 (0.88%) FlexPod
14 97 (0.80%) Fat Client
14 97 (0.80%) Thin Client
15 90 (0.74%) iPhone
16 77 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
17 71 (0.59%) EqualLogic
18 70 (0.58%) Visualisation
19 69 (0.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5125 (42.39%) Windows
2 2385 (19.73%) Linux
3 1949 (16.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 1239 (10.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1087 (8.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 828 (6.85%) UNIX
7 808 (6.68%) Windows 7
8 498 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 495 (4.09%) Windows XP
10 421 (3.48%) Solaris
11 391 (3.23%) Windows 8
12 161 (1.33%) CentOS
13 136 (1.12%) Mac OS X
14 131 (1.08%) AIX
14 131 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
15 129 (1.07%) Ubuntu
16 115 (0.95%) Debian
17 114 (0.94%) Windows Vista
18 102 (0.84%) Android
19 75 (0.62%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2531 (20.94%) ITIL
2 881 (7.29%) Load Balancing
3 861 (7.12%) Project Management
4 811 (6.71%) Network Design
5 597 (4.94%) Network Management
6 499 (4.13%) Change Management
7 489 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
8 462 (3.82%) Incident Management
9 458 (3.79%) Service Delivery
10 440 (3.64%) E-Commerce
11 414 (3.42%) PRINCE2
12 390 (3.23%) Service Management
13 372 (3.08%) Migration
14 351 (2.90%) Mentoring
15 341 (2.82%) Information Security
16 329 (2.72%) Network Monitoring
17 312 (2.58%) Problem Management
18 295 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
19 286 (2.37%) Capacity Planning
20 267 (2.21%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1150 (9.51%) SQL
2 524 (4.33%) Perl
3 467 (3.86%) PowerShell
4 323 (2.67%) Bash Shell
5 296 (2.45%) Java
6 198 (1.64%) Python
7 184 (1.52%) PHP
8 180 (1.49%) C
9 160 (1.32%) Shell Script
10 115 (0.95%) Ruby
11 107 (0.89%) JavaScript
12 82 (0.68%) C++
13 53 (0.44%) C#
13 53 (0.44%) Lisp
14 51 (0.42%) VB
15 39 (0.32%) Tcl
16 30 (0.25%) VBScript
17 15 (0.12%) T-SQL
17 15 (0.12%) PowerHouse
18 9 (0.074%) R
Qualifications
1 5060 (41.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2967 (24.54%) CCNP
3 2712 (22.43%) CCNA
4 1464 (12.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1254 (10.37%) Degree
6 993 (8.21%) MCSE
7 861 (7.12%) CCIE
8 680 (5.62%) Security Cleared
9 537 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 498 (4.12%) MCITP
11 495 (4.09%) SC Cleared
12 478 (3.95%) MCSA
13 363 (3.00%) CCDP
14 345 (2.85%) CCSE
15 343 (2.84%) MCP
16 312 (2.58%) CCSA
17 258 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
18 237 (1.96%) CISSP
19 225 (1.86%) CCSP
20 222 (1.84%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 883 (7.30%) SLA
2 275 (2.27%) PCI DSS
3 251 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 174 (1.44%) QA
5 74 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 58 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 45 (0.37%) COBIT
8 17 (0.14%) GPG13
9 11 (0.091%) ISO 9000
10 7 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.041%) COSO
11 5 (0.041%) BS7799
12 3 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 1 (0.008%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.008%) EMIR
13 1 (0.008%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2867 (23.72%) Active Directory
2 2726 (22.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1119 (9.26%) Hyper-V
4 798 (6.60%) vSphere
5 618 (5.11%) XenApp
6 463 (3.83%) VMware ESX
7 435 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
8 295 (2.44%) XenDesktop
9 226 (1.87%) XenServer
10 167 (1.38%) Terminal Services
11 139 (1.15%) UAG
12 120 (0.99%) NFS
13 110 (0.91%) KVM
14 98 (0.81%) Xen
15 86 (0.71%) vCloud
16 77 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
17 73 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
18 71 (0.59%) VMware Server
19 63 (0.52%) MetaFrame
20 62 (0.51%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 353 (2.92%) SCCM
2 327 (2.70%) Backup Exec
3 280 (2.32%) Cisco CUCM
4 216 (1.79%) Nagios
5 188 (1.56%) Puppet
6 175 (1.45%) SCOM
7 158 (1.31%) NetBackup
8 140 (1.16%) WSUS
9 128 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
10 121 (1.00%) CiscoWorks
11 117 (0.97%) Cacti
12 101 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
13 95 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
14 89 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
15 85 (0.70%) OpenView
16 84 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
17 82 (0.68%) FortiGate
18 73 (0.60%) ZABBIX
19 72 (0.60%) Tivoli
20 59 (0.49%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 4183 (34.60%) VMware
2 3597 (29.75%) Microsoft
3 2699 (22.33%) Juniper
4 2089 (17.28%) CheckPoint
5 2080 (17.21%) HP
6 2013 (16.65%) Citrix
7 1361 (11.26%) F5
8 1144 (9.46%) NetApp
9 900 (7.44%) EMC
10 727 (6.01%) Red Hat
11 588 (4.86%) Dell
11 588 (4.86%) Oracle
12 574 (4.75%) Avaya
13 570 (4.72%) Symantec
14 464 (3.84%) IBM
15 449 (3.71%) SolarWinds
16 411 (3.40%) Blue Coat
17 339 (2.80%) Brocade
18 283 (2.34%) Apple
19 264 (2.18%) McAfee
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% bonus + bens -medical & share
Posted: 6 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + £10K bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - Pension, Health plan and Life Assurance
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £95000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35346.00 - £42275.00 per annum + £4k on-call, 40 d/h
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum £20,000 to £25,000 Negotiable + Bonu
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Capita
Salary: Car, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 2 days ago