Period
to 25 April 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco over the 6 months to 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 22 16
Rank change year-on-year -28 -6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 272 532 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.81% 7.55% 9.48%
As % of the Vendors category 10.80% 15.94% 18.34%
Number of salaries quoted 204 408 555
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £30,498 £26,250 £30,600
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £44,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.34% +4.12% -10.53%

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,519 3,338 3,621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 44.54% 47.37% 51.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,991 2,547 2,840
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £76,000 £72,500 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.95%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Berkshire

Cisco
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Cisco in Berkshire

Cisco
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Berkshire over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Cisco in Berkshire

Cisco
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 25 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -34 102 £41,250 +3.13% 1
Bracknell -24 54 £45,000 - 2
Maidenhead -10 34 £52,000 -13.33%
Slough +2 25 £35,000 -6.67%
Newbury -7 12 £42,500 -11.46% 1
Ascot - 1 £56,645 -
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, IT jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 144 (52.94%) Firewall
2 130 (47.79%) Cisco Certification
3 88 (32.35%) Microsoft
4 79 (29.04%) CCNP
4 79 (29.04%) VMware
5 76 (27.94%) Windows
6 68 (25.00%) CCNA
7 65 (23.90%) Data Centre
8 64 (23.53%) Juniper
9 62 (22.79%) Network Security
10 61 (22.43%) WAN
11 58 (21.32%) Office 365
12 56 (20.59%) ITIL
12 56 (20.59%) Active Directory
13 54 (19.85%) VPN
14 50 (18.38%) Windows Server
15 49 (18.01%) Cisco ASA
15 49 (18.01%) Problem-Solving
16 46 (16.91%) F5
16 46 (16.91%) Presales
17 44 (16.18%) Microsoft Azure
17 44 (16.18%) MPLS
18 43 (15.81%) BGP
18 43 (15.81%) TCP/IP
18 43 (15.81%) LAN
18 43 (15.81%) Wireless
18 43 (15.81%) PowerShell
19 42 (15.44%) Change Management
20 40 (14.71%) HP
21 39 (14.34%) CheckPoint

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 16 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.21%) IIS
3 6 (2.21%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.84%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.10%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.37%) Smallworld
Applications
1 12 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.47%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 58 (21.32%) Office 365
2 44 (16.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (4.04%) SaaS
5 4 (1.47%) IaaS
6 3 (1.10%) PaaS
7 2 (0.74%) G Suite
8 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 144 (52.94%) Firewall
2 62 (22.79%) Network Security
3 61 (22.43%) WAN
4 54 (19.85%) VPN
5 49 (18.01%) Cisco ASA
6 44 (16.18%) MPLS
7 43 (15.81%) BGP
7 43 (15.81%) LAN
7 43 (15.81%) TCP/IP
7 43 (15.81%) Wireless
8 31 (11.40%) VoIP
9 29 (10.66%) DNS
9 29 (10.66%) SNMP
10 24 (8.82%) Ethernet
10 24 (8.82%) OSPF
11 23 (8.46%) SSL
12 22 (8.09%) IPsec
13 21 (7.72%) Internet
14 19 (6.99%) BIG-IP
14 19 (6.99%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.47%) dBASE
2 3 (1.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 25 (9.19%) Electronics
1 25 (9.19%) Telecoms
2 15 (5.51%) Marketing
2 15 (5.51%) Retail
3 11 (4.04%) Finance
4 8 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.21%) Banking
6 4 (1.47%) Military
7 3 (1.10%) Advertising
7 3 (1.10%) Law
8 1 (0.37%) Games
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 36 (13.24%) Security Engineer
3 33 (12.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 31 (11.40%) Consultant
4 31 (11.40%) Network Security Engineer
5 23 (8.46%) Architect
6 21 (7.72%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (6.99%) Cisco Engineer
7 19 (6.99%) Support Engineer
8 16 (5.88%) Network Consultant
9 15 (5.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 13 (4.78%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (4.41%) IT Engineer
11 12 (4.41%) Security Consultant
12 11 (4.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 10 (3.68%) Senior Consultant
14 9 (3.31%) Administrator
14 9 (3.31%) Network Architect
14 9 (3.31%) NOC Engineer
14 9 (3.31%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.57%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.84%) LDAP
3 3 (1.10%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (0.74%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 65 (23.90%) Data Centre
2 30 (11.03%) Management Information System
3 19 (6.99%) Driving Licence
4 14 (5.15%) Public Cloud
5 8 (2.94%) Virtual Team
6 7 (2.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (2.21%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (1.84%) Clustering
8 5 (1.84%) User Experience
9 4 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.47%) Replication
10 3 (1.10%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.74%) Cyberattack
11 2 (0.74%) EPoS
11 2 (0.74%) PKI
11 2 (0.74%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (0.37%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.37%) NHS
12 1 (0.37%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 76 (27.94%) Windows
2 50 (18.38%) Windows Server
3 37 (13.60%) Linux
4 25 (9.19%) Windows 10
5 17 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.94%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.47%) Unix
9 3 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.10%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.74%) CentOS
10 2 (0.74%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.74%) Solaris
10 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.37%) Android
11 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (20.59%) ITIL
2 49 (18.01%) Problem-Solving
3 46 (16.91%) Presales
4 42 (15.44%) Change Management
5 36 (13.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 30 (11.03%) Network Management
7 29 (10.66%) Load Balancing
8 21 (7.72%) Cybersecurity
8 21 (7.72%) Information Security
8 21 (7.72%) Network Design
9 20 (7.35%) Validation
10 19 (6.99%) High Availability
10 19 (6.99%) Software Audit
11 18 (6.62%) Business Continuity
12 16 (5.88%) Deployment Automation
12 16 (5.88%) Tech Ops
13 15 (5.51%) Project Management
14 14 (5.15%) Computer Science
15 13 (4.78%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (4.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 43 (15.81%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.10%) SQL
3 2 (0.74%) Bash Shell
3 2 (0.74%) Perl
3 2 (0.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 130 (47.79%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (29.04%) CCNP
3 68 (25.00%) CCNA
4 38 (13.97%) Security Cleared
5 36 (13.24%) SC Cleared
6 34 (12.50%) CISSP
7 24 (8.82%) CCIE
8 21 (7.72%) MCSE
8 21 (7.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (6.99%) CCSP
10 18 (6.62%) CCDP
11 17 (6.25%) Degree
11 17 (6.25%) MCSA
12 11 (4.04%) CEH
13 10 (3.68%) GIAC
13 10 (3.68%) SSCP
14 8 (2.94%) JNCIP
15 7 (2.57%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (2.57%) JNCIA
15 7 (2.57%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
2 17 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 17 (6.25%) PMO
3 9 (3.31%) SLA
4 4 (1.47%) ISO 22301
4 4 (1.47%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.10%) GDPR
6 1 (0.37%) COBIT
6 1 (0.37%) GPG13
6 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 56 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 37 (13.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 15 (5.51%) vSphere
5 5 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.84%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (1.47%) Snort
6 4 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.47%) XenApp
7 3 (1.10%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.74%) KVM
8 2 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.74%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.37%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 25 (9.19%) SCCM
2 17 (6.25%) SCVMM
3 6 (2.21%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (2.21%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (1.47%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.47%) Proventia
5 3 (1.10%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.10%) Nagios
5 3 (1.10%) QRadar
5 3 (1.10%) SCOM
5 3 (1.10%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.74%) Ansible
6 2 (0.74%) Cacti
6 2 (0.74%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.37%) Amdocs OSS
7 1 (0.37%) Kibana
7 1 (0.37%) logstash
7 1 (0.37%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 88 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 79 (29.04%) VMware
3 64 (23.53%) Juniper
4 46 (16.91%) F5
5 40 (14.71%) HP
6 39 (14.34%) Aruba
6 39 (14.34%) CheckPoint
7 36 (13.24%) Palo Alto
8 28 (10.29%) Mitel
9 17 (6.25%) SolarWinds
10 16 (5.88%) Meraki
10 16 (5.88%) Red Hat
11 12 (4.41%) Citrix
12 10 (3.68%) SAP
13 9 (3.31%) EMC
13 9 (3.31%) Fortinet
13 9 (3.31%) Oracle
14 8 (2.94%) Blue Coat
14 8 (2.94%) Dell
15 7 (2.57%) Avaya