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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 38 48 39
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 6394 5367 6276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.61% 4.93% 5.55%
As % of the Vendors category 11.79% 10.43% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5237 4518 5392
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 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +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
54224 51451 53768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.58% 47.30% 47.58%
Number of salaries quoted 43308 42193 44866
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 £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +11 6057 £45,000 - 702
London +11 2331 £47,500 - 232
South East +1 1507 £45,000 - 152
Yorkshire +12 710 £40,000 -5.88% 49
City of London +33 679 £49,000 -2.00% 73
West Yorkshire +18 547 £41,500 +9.21% 35
Berkshire +4 544 £47,500 +5.55% 49
Leeds +25 460 £42,000 +5.00% 20
East of England +9 444 £42,500 - 53
West Midlands +8 395 £40,000 - 58
Surrey +1 345 £42,500 -5.55% 38
South West +22 284 £40,000 - 64
North West -15 284 £37,500 -7.40% 60
Reading +9 257 £50,000 - 19
Birmingham +9 237 £46,250 +2.77% 22
Hampshire 0 222 £42,500 +6.25% 30
Hertfordshire +28 186 £42,500 +1.79% 24
Manchester -10 178 £35,000 -9.09% 39
East Midlands -20 147 £37,500 -1.31% 21
Wales +5 142 £36,500 - 24
South Wales +8 130 £36,500 - 20
Buckinghamshire -4 123 £50,000 +28.20% 12
Kent +13 117 £47,500 +11.76% 6
Wiltshire +15 97 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Bedfordshire +3 89 £42,500 - 7
Essex -8 88 £40,500 -14.73% 7
South Yorkshire 0 84 £55,000 +26.43% 9
Scotland -24 82 £39,250 +10.56% 11
North Yorkshire +13 79 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Slough +6 76 £42,000 -3.17% 8

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5278 (43.20%) Firewall
2 5165 (42.27%) Windows
3 5148 (42.13%) Cisco Certification
4 4346 (35.57%) VMware
5 3657 (29.93%) Microsoft
6 3244 (26.55%) WAN
7 3117 (25.51%) CCNP
8 2966 (24.27%) LAN
9 2887 (23.63%) Active Directory
10 2829 (23.15%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2786 (22.80%) Juniper
12 2685 (21.97%) CCNA
13 2577 (21.09%) ITIL
14 2348 (19.22%) Linux
15 2208 (18.07%) CheckPoint
16 2109 (17.26%) MS Exchange
17 2105 (17.23%) Citrix
18 2091 (17.11%) VPN
19 1972 (16.14%) HP
20 1926 (15.76%) TCP/IP
21 1912 (15.65%) Windows Server 2008
22 1838 (15.04%) Cisco ASA
23 1837 (15.03%) SAN
24 1803 (14.76%) Finance
25 1768 (14.47%) MPLS
26 1743 (14.26%) DNS
27 1666 (13.63%) BGP
28 1612 (13.19%) MS Excel
29 1609 (13.17%) Network Security
30 1450 (11.87%) Microsoft Certification

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2109 (17.26%) MS Exchange
2 888 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 647 (5.30%) IIS
4 626 (5.12%) Lync
5 597 (4.89%) SharePoint
6 506 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 481 (3.94%) Apache
8 432 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2013
9 381 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2003
10 240 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 187 (1.53%) Tomcat
12 106 (0.87%) WebSphere
13 94 (0.77%) WebLogic
14 79 (0.65%) nginx
15 70 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2000
16 67 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
17 65 (0.53%) IBM Notes
18 59 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
18 59 (0.48%) CMS
19 50 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1612 (13.19%) MS Excel
2 936 (7.66%) MS Office
3 196 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 64 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 42 (0.34%) MS Project
6 6 (0.049%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.041%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.033%) FastStats
8 4 (0.033%) S-PLUS
9 3 (0.025%) Maya
9 3 (0.025%) 3ds Max
9 3 (0.025%) SmartSuite
10 2 (0.016%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.016%) Revit
11 1 (0.008%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.008%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.008%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 39 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.20%) RMDS
3 21 (0.17%) Summit
4 15 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 15 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.057%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.049%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.041%) SAP CRM
8 5 (0.041%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.033%) SAP Business One
9 4 (0.033%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.033%) Compiere
10 3 (0.025%) Bond Adapt
10 3 (0.025%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 3 (0.025%) Line 500
11 2 (0.016%) SAP Retail
11 2 (0.016%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.016%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 331 (2.71%) Office 365
2 132 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 131 (1.07%) SaaS
4 117 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
5 111 (0.91%) IaaS
6 96 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
7 76 (0.62%) PaaS
8 47 (0.38%) Google Apps
9 24 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (0.090%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.074%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.033%) GitHub
12 4 (0.033%) Rackspace Cloud
13 2 (0.016%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.008%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 5278 (43.20%) Firewall
2 3244 (26.55%) WAN
3 2966 (24.27%) LAN
4 2091 (17.11%) VPN
5 1926 (15.76%) TCP/IP
6 1838 (15.04%) Cisco ASA
7 1837 (15.03%) SAN
8 1768 (14.47%) MPLS
9 1743 (14.26%) DNS
10 1666 (13.63%) BGP
11 1609 (13.17%) Network Security
12 1396 (11.42%) VoIP
13 1359 (11.12%) OSPF
14 1219 (9.98%) Wireless
15 1176 (9.62%) DHCP
16 1051 (8.60%) Cisco Nexus
17 918 (7.51%) Internet
18 768 (6.29%) EIGRP
19 754 (6.17%) Cisco IOS
20 686 (5.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1246 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 367 (3.00%) MySQL
3 253 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 131 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 98 (0.80%) MongoDB
6 83 (0.68%) Hadoop
7 77 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
8 74 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 71 (0.58%) DB2
10 67 (0.55%) Oracle Exadata
11 60 (0.49%) HBase
12 59 (0.48%) Relational Database
13 55 (0.45%) Big Data
13 55 (0.45%) NoSQL
14 54 (0.44%) Oracle Database
15 46 (0.38%) Mahout
16 40 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
17 39 (0.32%) Couchbase
18 38 (0.31%) Apache Hive
19 37 (0.30%) Riak
Development Applications
1 66 (0.54%) Subversion
2 61 (0.50%) Git (software)
3 59 (0.48%) Jenkins
4 38 (0.31%) TeamCity
4 38 (0.31%) JIRA
5 25 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 14 (0.11%) GCC
7 14 (0.11%) GDB
7 14 (0.11%) Trac
8 13 (0.11%) Hudson
8 13 (0.11%) Metasploit
9 12 (0.098%) FogBugz
9 12 (0.098%) Selenium
10 10 (0.082%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 9 (0.074%) WebLOAD
12 8 (0.065%) Talend Open Studio
13 6 (0.049%) Serena SBM
13 6 (0.049%) Maven
13 6 (0.049%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1803 (14.76%) Finance
2 1242 (10.16%) Telecoms
3 358 (2.93%) Banking
4 319 (2.61%) Retail
5 192 (1.57%) Law
6 167 (1.37%) Legal
7 132 (1.08%) Advertising
7 132 (1.08%) Marketing
8 80 (0.65%) Investment Banking
8 80 (0.65%) Games
9 78 (0.64%) Manufacturing
10 65 (0.53%) Back Office
11 55 (0.45%) Electronics
12 50 (0.41%) Publishing
13 42 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 36 (0.29%) German Language
15 35 (0.29%) French Language
16 29 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
17 27 (0.22%) Music Industry
17 27 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3005 (24.59%) Network Engineer
2 1435 (11.74%) Analyst
3 1195 (9.78%) Support Engineer
4 1016 (8.31%) Architect
5 953 (7.80%) Consultant
6 809 (6.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 658 (5.39%) Senior Network Engineer
8 555 (4.54%) Security Engineer
9 543 (4.44%) Administrator
10 481 (3.94%) 3rd Line Support
11 463 (3.79%) Support Analyst
12 459 (3.76%) Network Analyst
13 401 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
14 367 (3.00%) Network Security Engineer
15 354 (2.90%) Network Architect
16 340 (2.78%) Cisco Engineer
17 324 (2.65%) Systems Engineer
18 319 (2.61%) Network Support
19 311 (2.55%) 2nd Line Support
19 311 (2.55%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (1.00%) .NET
2 119 (0.97%) Web Services
3 100 (0.82%) Middleware
4 91 (0.74%) CSS
5 86 (0.70%) XMPP
6 81 (0.66%) XML
7 79 (0.65%) HTML
8 76 (0.62%) LAMP
9 48 (0.39%) ASP.NET
10 39 (0.32%) J2EE
11 37 (0.30%) RabbitMQ
12 30 (0.25%) XSLT
12 30 (0.25%) ActiveMQ
13 29 (0.24%) COM
14 28 (0.23%) SOAP
15 24 (0.20%) jQuery
15 24 (0.20%) Rendezvous
16 20 (0.16%) Application Packaging
17 19 (0.16%) REST
18 18 (0.15%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 615 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
2 437 (3.58%) Clustering
3 427 (3.49%) Blackberry
4 353 (2.89%) Management Information System
5 316 (2.59%) Computer Science
6 251 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
7 238 (1.95%) Replication
8 153 (1.25%) Open Source
9 142 (1.16%) CLARiiON
10 140 (1.15%) Hedge funds
11 117 (0.96%) FlexPod
12 108 (0.88%) Statistics
13 100 (0.82%) Fat Client
13 100 (0.82%) Thin Client
14 90 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
15 66 (0.54%) PKI
16 65 (0.53%) Visualisation
17 64 (0.52%) EqualLogic
18 62 (0.51%) SecurID
19 55 (0.45%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5165 (42.27%) Windows
2 2348 (19.22%) Linux
3 1912 (15.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 1218 (9.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 1126 (9.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 813 (6.65%) UNIX
7 798 (6.53%) Windows 7
8 503 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 501 (4.10%) Windows XP
10 428 (3.50%) Windows 8
11 397 (3.25%) Solaris
12 161 (1.32%) Mac OS X
13 160 (1.31%) CentOS
14 145 (1.19%) AIX
15 134 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
16 125 (1.02%) Ubuntu
17 98 (0.80%) Debian
18 95 (0.78%) Windows 2000
19 91 (0.74%) Windows Vista
20 85 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2577 (21.09%) ITIL
2 902 (7.38%) Load Balancing
3 856 (7.01%) Project Management
4 779 (6.38%) Network Design
5 517 (4.23%) Network Management
6 502 (4.11%) Change Management
7 482 (3.94%) Service Delivery
8 474 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 431 (3.53%) Service Management
10 430 (3.52%) E-Commerce
11 423 (3.46%) Incident Management
12 421 (3.45%) PRINCE2
13 419 (3.43%) Mentoring
14 381 (3.12%) Migration
15 366 (3.00%) Information Security
16 361 (2.95%) Network Monitoring
17 309 (2.53%) Problem Management
18 305 (2.50%) Change Control
19 303 (2.48%) Agile Software Development
20 291 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1119 (9.16%) SQL
2 456 (3.73%) Perl
3 446 (3.65%) PowerShell
4 302 (2.47%) Bash Shell
5 277 (2.27%) Java
6 191 (1.56%) PHP
7 183 (1.50%) Python
8 143 (1.17%) Shell Script
9 142 (1.16%) C
10 108 (0.88%) Ruby
11 100 (0.82%) JavaScript
12 71 (0.58%) C++
13 57 (0.47%) C#
13 57 (0.47%) VB
14 52 (0.43%) Lisp
15 41 (0.34%) Tcl
16 37 (0.30%) VBScript
17 21 (0.17%) T-SQL
18 14 (0.11%) R
19 12 (0.098%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 5148 (42.13%) Cisco Certification
2 3117 (25.51%) CCNP
3 2685 (21.97%) CCNA
4 1450 (11.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 1206 (9.87%) Degree
6 981 (8.03%) MCSE
7 937 (7.67%) CCIE
8 708 (5.79%) Security Cleared
9 535 (4.38%) SC Cleared
10 509 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 491 (4.02%) MCSA
12 490 (4.01%) MCITP
13 373 (3.05%) CCDP
14 325 (2.66%) MCP
15 322 (2.64%) CCSE
16 275 (2.25%) CCSA
17 263 (2.15%) CISSP
18 255 (2.09%) CCSP
19 251 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
20 194 (1.59%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 937 (7.67%) SLA
2 299 (2.45%) PCI DSS
3 253 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 165 (1.35%) QA
5 74 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 68 (0.56%) ISO 9001
7 51 (0.42%) COBIT
8 18 (0.15%) GPG13
9 8 (0.065%) ISO 9000
10 7 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 6 (0.049%) BS7799
12 5 (0.041%) COSO
13 4 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 1 (0.008%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.008%) EMIR
14 1 (0.008%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.008%) HL7
14 1 (0.008%) DICOM
System Software
1 2887 (23.63%) Active Directory
2 2829 (23.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1102 (9.02%) Hyper-V
4 837 (6.85%) vSphere
5 616 (5.04%) XenApp
6 470 (3.85%) VMware ESX
7 447 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
8 270 (2.21%) XenDesktop
9 195 (1.60%) XenServer
10 160 (1.31%) Terminal Services
11 137 (1.12%) Firmware
12 132 (1.08%) NFS
13 114 (0.93%) vCloud
14 111 (0.91%) UAG
15 107 (0.88%) KVM
16 101 (0.83%) Xen
17 80 (0.65%) VMware Server
18 76 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
19 73 (0.60%) MetaFrame
20 70 (0.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 358 (2.93%) SCCM
2 328 (2.68%) Cisco CUCM
3 307 (2.51%) Backup Exec
4 217 (1.78%) Nagios
5 203 (1.66%) SCOM
6 186 (1.52%) Puppet
7 150 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
8 146 (1.19%) NetBackup
9 130 (1.06%) Cisco UCCX
10 126 (1.03%) CiscoWorks
11 118 (0.97%) FortiGate
12 105 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
13 104 (0.85%) WSUS
14 102 (0.83%) Cacti
15 89 (0.73%) OpenView
16 85 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
17 84 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
18 70 (0.57%) Tivoli
19 66 (0.54%) ZABBIX
20 62 (0.51%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 4346 (35.57%) VMware
2 3657 (29.93%) Microsoft
3 2786 (22.80%) Juniper
4 2208 (18.07%) CheckPoint
5 2105 (17.23%) Citrix
6 1972 (16.14%) HP
7 1385 (11.33%) F5
8 1133 (9.27%) NetApp
9 888 (7.27%) EMC
10 718 (5.88%) Red Hat
11 621 (5.08%) Avaya
12 587 (4.80%) Dell
13 572 (4.68%) Oracle
14 568 (4.65%) Symantec
15 470 (3.85%) SolarWinds
16 461 (3.77%) IBM
17 398 (3.26%) Blue Coat
18 356 (2.91%) Brocade
19 289 (2.37%) Apple
20 251 (2.05%) Riverbed
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 minutes ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £65000 to £80000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 19 minutes ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 25 minutes ago
West London
Harris Global
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000 per annum + 10 % Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 43 minutes ago
London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum circa + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 52 minutes ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newtownards, County Down
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + extensive bens!
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days holiday, pension
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
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Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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