Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 18 19
Rank change year-on-year -19 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 373 593 962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.67% 9.19% 10.56%
As % of the Vendors category 11.34% 18.59% 20.95%
Number of salaries quoted 307 518 799
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -7.77% +8.42%
10th Percentile £28,100 £28,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.24% -5.56% -

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 3,290 3,190 4,591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 50.05% 49.43% 50.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2,535 2,484 3,607
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 2018. 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 -31 121 £35,000 -33.33% 16
Maidenhead -16 65 £60,000 +39.78% 2
Bracknell -14 59 £52,500 +10.53% 6
Slough +6 42 £42,500 -5.56% 5
Newbury -4 22 £62,500 +13.64% 2
Wokingham -27 5 £52,500 +39.07% 1
Thatcham +8 2 £35,500 +12.70%
Windsor -23 1 £80,000 +77.78% 2
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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.

1 173 (46.38%) Firewall
2 137 (36.73%) Cisco Certification
3 127 (34.05%) VMware
4 122 (32.71%) CheckPoint
5 104 (27.88%) WAN
6 103 (27.61%) Data Centre
7 97 (26.01%) Juniper
8 94 (25.20%) DNS
9 93 (24.93%) Windows
10 92 (24.66%) LAN
10 92 (24.66%) Cisco ASA
11 89 (23.86%) Microsoft
12 88 (23.59%) Network Security
13 87 (23.32%) CCNP
14 86 (23.06%) HP
15 84 (22.52%) VPN
16 80 (21.45%) DHCP
17 74 (19.84%) VMware Infrastructure
18 73 (19.57%) Wireless
19 71 (19.03%) Presales
20 67 (17.96%) Palo Alto
21 63 (16.89%) F5
22 59 (15.82%) SolarWinds
23 58 (15.55%) Microsoft Azure
23 58 (15.55%) Aruba
23 58 (15.55%) Linux
23 58 (15.55%) Windows Server
24 57 (15.28%) WLAN
24 57 (15.28%) CCIE
25 56 (15.01%) MPLS

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 42 (11.26%) MS Exchange
2 20 (5.36%) IIS
3 13 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.61%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.34%) Apache
7 4 (1.07%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.80%) Confluence
9 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 29 (7.77%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 58 (15.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (11.26%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (4.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (3.49%) Office 365
5 11 (2.95%) Akamai
6 6 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.34%) SaaS
8 4 (1.07%) IaaS
8 4 (1.07%) PaaS
9 3 (0.80%) GitHub
9 3 (0.80%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (0.80%) SoftLayer
10 2 (0.54%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 173 (46.38%) Firewall
2 104 (27.88%) WAN
3 94 (25.20%) DNS
4 92 (24.66%) Cisco ASA
4 92 (24.66%) LAN
5 88 (23.59%) Network Security
6 84 (22.52%) VPN
7 80 (21.45%) DHCP
8 73 (19.57%) Wireless
9 57 (15.28%) WLAN
10 56 (15.01%) MPLS
11 54 (14.48%) BGP
12 48 (12.87%) Cisco Nexus
13 46 (12.33%) OSPF
14 45 (12.06%) Internet
15 40 (10.72%) Cisco IOS
15 40 (10.72%) TCP/IP
16 35 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
17 34 (9.12%) VoIP
18 33 (8.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.80%) MySQL
2 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (0.54%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (0.80%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.80%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.80%) JIRA
3 2 (0.54%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.54%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.27%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 34 (9.12%) Telecoms
2 32 (8.58%) Finance
3 30 (8.04%) Retail
4 15 (4.02%) Banking
5 14 (3.75%) German Language
5 14 (3.75%) Italian Language
6 6 (1.61%) Marketing
7 5 (1.34%) Back Office
8 4 (1.07%) French Language
8 4 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.07%) Portuguese Language
8 4 (1.07%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.80%) Legal
10 2 (0.54%) Billing
10 2 (0.54%) Electronics
10 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.27%) Advertising
11 1 (0.27%) Law
11 1 (0.27%) Military
11 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 123 (32.98%) Network Engineer
2 74 (19.84%) Architect
3 47 (12.60%) Solutions Architect
4 36 (9.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 36 (9.65%) Senior Network Engineer
5 30 (8.04%) Security Architect
6 29 (7.77%) Security Engineer
7 28 (7.51%) Security Solutions Architect
8 26 (6.97%) IT Engineer
9 25 (6.70%) Network Security Engineer
10 23 (6.17%) Support Engineer
10 23 (6.17%) Technical Architect
11 22 (5.90%) Network Architect
12 21 (5.63%) Analyst
13 20 (5.36%) Cloud Architect
13 20 (5.36%) Consultant
14 19 (5.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
15 18 (4.83%) Cisco Engineer
16 16 (4.29%) Presales Solution Architect
16 16 (4.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.95%) CSS
2 6 (1.61%) 802.1X
3 5 (1.34%) LAMP
4 3 (0.80%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (0.80%) LDAP
5 2 (0.54%) libvirt
5 2 (0.54%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.27%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 103 (27.61%) Data Centre
2 26 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 13 (3.49%) Cyberthreat
4 13 (3.49%) FlexPod
5 12 (3.22%) EMC VMAX
6 11 (2.95%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (2.68%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.41%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.34%) Clustering
9 5 (1.34%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.34%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.07%) IVR
10 4 (1.07%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.07%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.80%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.54%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 93 (24.93%) Windows
2 58 (15.55%) Linux
2 58 (15.55%) Windows Server
3 24 (6.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (3.49%) Unix
5 13 (3.49%) Windows 10
6 12 (3.22%) Windows 8
7 11 (2.95%) CentOS
8 6 (1.61%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.34%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.07%) VyOS
11 3 (0.80%) Android
11 3 (0.80%) Debian
11 3 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.54%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (19.03%) Presales
2 47 (12.60%) ITIL
2 47 (12.60%) Network Design
3 45 (12.06%) Incident Management
4 41 (10.99%) Load Balancing
4 41 (10.99%) SIEM
5 39 (10.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 32 (8.58%) Logistics
7 29 (7.77%) ITIL V3
8 26 (6.97%) Migration
9 23 (6.17%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (5.90%) DevOps
11 18 (4.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (4.83%) Value Proposition
11 18 (4.83%) Vulnerability Management
12 17 (4.56%) Decision-Making
13 15 (4.02%) Change Management
13 15 (4.02%) Network Management
13 15 (4.02%) Performance Management
14 14 (3.75%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 26 (6.97%) PowerShell
2 12 (3.22%) Python
3 11 (2.95%) SQL
4 9 (2.41%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.80%) Java
6 1 (0.27%) C
Qualifications
1 137 (36.73%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (23.32%) CCNP
3 57 (15.28%) CCIE
4 55 (14.75%) CCNA
5 37 (9.92%) CCDP
6 29 (7.77%) CISSP
7 27 (7.24%) Security Cleared
8 23 (6.17%) Degree
9 22 (5.90%) SC Cleared
10 19 (5.09%) CCSE
11 16 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 15 (4.02%) JNCIP
13 13 (3.49%) CCIE Data Center
13 13 (3.49%) CCIE Service Provider
13 13 (3.49%) VCAP
14 12 (3.22%) EMC Certification
14 12 (3.22%) IISP
14 12 (3.22%) ISSAP
14 12 (3.22%) VCDX
15 11 (2.95%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.49%) Cyber Essentials
2 12 (3.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.61%) SLA
4 5 (1.34%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.07%) GDPR
6 3 (0.80%) COBIT
7 2 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 74 (19.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (13.94%) Active Directory
3 24 (6.43%) VMware NSX
4 17 (4.56%) Hyper-V
5 14 (3.75%) vSphere
5 14 (3.75%) XenDesktop
6 9 (2.41%) XenApp
7 8 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.61%) Docker
9 4 (1.07%) XenServer
10 3 (0.80%) vCloud
11 2 (0.54%) KVM
11 2 (0.54%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.27%) Firmware
12 1 (0.27%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 26 (6.97%) Cisco Prime
2 22 (5.90%) Cisco IPCC
3 14 (3.75%) QRadar
4 13 (3.49%) CASB
5 11 (2.95%) Cisco CME
6 10 (2.68%) Puppet
7 9 (2.41%) SCCM
8 6 (1.61%) Nagios
8 6 (1.61%) vCenter Server
9 5 (1.34%) Ansible
9 5 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (1.07%) NetBackup
10 4 (1.07%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (0.80%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.80%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.80%) Kubernetes
11 3 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.80%) OSSEC
11 3 (0.80%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.54%) Icinga
Vendors
1 127 (34.05%) VMware
2 122 (32.71%) CheckPoint
3 97 (26.01%) Juniper
4 89 (23.86%) Microsoft
5 86 (23.06%) HP
6 67 (17.96%) Palo Alto
7 63 (16.89%) F5
8 59 (15.82%) SolarWinds
9 58 (15.55%) Aruba
10 51 (13.67%) Zscaler
11 42 (11.26%) Citrix
12 38 (10.19%) Fortinet
13 35 (9.38%) Riverbed
14 34 (9.12%) Dell
15 32 (8.58%) EMC
15 32 (8.58%) Splunk
16 24 (6.43%) NetApp
17 23 (6.17%) Meraki
18 18 (4.83%) Forcepoint
18 18 (4.83%) Sophos