Period
to 30 September 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 30 September 2020 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
30 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 58 110 93
Rank change year-on-year +52 -17 -25
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 160 275 373
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 4.30% 2.74% 3.42%
As % of the Vendors category 11.90% 7.03% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 162 249 344
Median annual salary £72,500 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.10% -12.50% +12.15%
10th Percentile £41,250 £33,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £80,000 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +45.00% -13.04% +9.52%

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 the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,345 3,913 4,340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.17% 38.97% 39.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,100 3,433 3,765
Median annual salary £66,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.40% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in the City of London

Cisco
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cisco in the City of London.

Salary trend for Cisco in the City of London

Cisco
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco in the City of London over the 6 months to 30 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Cisco in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2020, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 110 (68.75%) Firewall
2 86 (53.75%) Microsoft
3 85 (53.13%) CheckPoint
4 80 (50.00%) Finance
5 77 (48.13%) WAN
6 73 (45.63%) VPN
7 72 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
8 60 (37.50%) Azure
9 54 (33.75%) Data Centre
10 53 (33.13%) Office 365
11 51 (31.88%) Network Security
11 51 (31.88%) DNS
12 46 (28.75%) OSPF
13 45 (28.13%) BGP
13 45 (28.13%) DHCP
14 44 (27.50%) Cisco IOS
14 44 (27.50%) Palo Alto
15 40 (25.00%) Windows
16 39 (24.38%) LAN
16 39 (24.38%) Active Directory
16 39 (24.38%) Multicast
16 39 (24.38%) Meraki
17 37 (23.13%) Cisco ASA
17 37 (23.13%) CCNP
18 34 (21.25%) CCNA
18 34 (21.25%) F5
19 33 (20.63%) Network Virtualisation
20 32 (20.00%) VMware
21 31 (19.38%) DevOps
22 30 (18.75%) NX-OS

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 9 (5.63%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.38%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.75%) IIS
3 6 (3.75%) Skype for Business
4 5 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.63%) Apache
6 1 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.63%) Confluence
6 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) FastStats
1 4 (2.50%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 60 (37.50%) Azure
2 53 (33.13%) Office 365
3 26 (16.25%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 25 (15.63%) AWS
5 6 (3.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.50%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.25%) SaaS
7 2 (1.25%) Slack
7 2 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.63%) G Suite
8 1 (0.63%) IaaS
8 1 (0.63%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 110 (68.75%) Firewall
2 77 (48.13%) WAN
3 73 (45.63%) VPN
4 51 (31.88%) DNS
4 51 (31.88%) Network Security
5 46 (28.75%) OSPF
6 45 (28.13%) BGP
6 45 (28.13%) DHCP
7 44 (27.50%) Cisco IOS
8 39 (24.38%) LAN
8 39 (24.38%) Multicast
9 37 (23.13%) Cisco ASA
10 30 (18.75%) NX-OS
11 29 (18.13%) Cisco Nexus
11 29 (18.13%) PBX
11 29 (18.13%) TCP/IP
12 24 (15.00%) Wireless
13 22 (13.75%) MPLS
14 21 (13.13%) Wi-Fi
15 20 (12.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.38%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (3.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.63%) GitLab
3 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.63%) JIRA
3 1 (0.63%) MSI
General
1 80 (50.00%) Finance
2 30 (18.75%) Financial Institution
3 23 (14.38%) Banking
4 13 (8.13%) Telecoms
5 12 (7.50%) Investment Banking
6 9 (5.63%) Marketing
7 6 (3.75%) Public Sector
8 5 (3.13%) Electronics
8 5 (3.13%) Law
8 5 (3.13%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.25%) Front Office
9 2 (1.25%) International Banking
10 1 (0.63%) German Language
10 1 (0.63%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.63%) Legal
10 1 (0.63%) Police
10 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 81 (50.63%) Network Engineer
2 60 (37.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 22 (13.75%) Security Engineer
4 21 (13.13%) Cisco Engineer
4 21 (13.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 21 (13.13%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 21 (13.13%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 17 (10.63%) Network Security Engineer
6 12 (7.50%) Azure Engineer
7 11 (6.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (6.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 11 (6.88%) Senior Security Engineer
8 9 (5.63%) Analyst
8 9 (5.63%) IT Manager
9 8 (5.00%) Architect
9 8 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (5.00%) Network Architect
10 7 (4.38%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 6 (3.75%) Information Risk Analyst
11 6 (3.75%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.88%) 802.1X
2 11 (6.88%) YAML
3 5 (3.13%) JSON
3 5 (3.13%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.25%) XMPP
5 1 (0.63%) LDAP
5 1 (0.63%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.63%) Web Services
5 1 (0.63%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 54 (33.75%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.50%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (3.75%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 6 (3.75%) Public Cloud
4 6 (3.75%) Robotics
5 4 (2.50%) EFT
5 4 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.50%) Replication
5 4 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.88%) RSA SecurID
6 3 (1.88%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.25%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.63%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.63%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 40 (25.00%) Windows
2 25 (15.63%) Linux
3 24 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 16 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (6.88%) Unix
6 7 (4.38%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (3.75%) Solaris
7 6 (3.75%) Windows 10
7 6 (3.75%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.13%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (2.50%) Debian
10 3 (1.88%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.63%) Network Virtualisation
2 31 (19.38%) DevOps
3 28 (17.50%) Project Delivery
4 26 (16.25%) Information Security
5 25 (15.63%) ITIL
6 22 (13.75%) Network Monitoring
7 20 (12.50%) Internal Audit
7 20 (12.50%) Load Balancing
8 18 (11.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (8.75%) Change Management
9 14 (8.75%) ITIL V3
9 14 (8.75%) Risk Management
10 13 (8.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 13 (8.13%) Vulnerability Management
11 12 (7.50%) Business Continuity
11 12 (7.50%) Cybersecurity
12 11 (6.88%) Network Architecture
12 11 (6.88%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (6.88%) SIEM
13 10 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.00%) Python
2 20 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.00%) SQL
4 4 (2.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.88%) C
5 3 (1.88%) VB
6 2 (1.25%) VBScript
7 1 (0.63%) C#
7 1 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 72 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (23.13%) CCNP
3 34 (21.25%) CCNA
4 10 (6.25%) Degree
5 9 (5.63%) CCSP
5 9 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (4.38%) CISSP
7 6 (3.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 6 (3.75%) CCDP
7 6 (3.75%) CISM
7 6 (3.75%) CREST Certified
7 6 (3.75%) GCFA
7 6 (3.75%) GCIA
7 6 (3.75%) GCIH
8 5 (3.13%) SANS
9 3 (1.88%) AWS Certification
9 3 (1.88%) CCDA
9 3 (1.88%) CCIE
10 2 (1.25%) MCSA
11 1 (0.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.25%) SLA
2 8 (5.00%) COBIT
3 6 (3.75%) NIST
System Software
1 39 (24.38%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.75%) Hyper-V
2 14 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.38%) Docker
4 6 (3.75%) vSphere
5 5 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.88%) XenApp
7 2 (1.25%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.63%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.63%) Firmware
8 1 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (6.88%) Ansible
2 7 (4.38%) SCCM
3 6 (3.75%) CSIRT
3 6 (3.75%) Puppet
4 5 (3.13%) QRadar
5 4 (2.50%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (2.50%) Nagios
5 4 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (2.50%) WSUS
6 2 (1.25%) MaaS360
6 2 (1.25%) Salt
6 2 (1.25%) Terraform
7 1 (0.63%) CASB
7 1 (0.63%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.63%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.63%) SCOM
7 1 (0.63%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 86 (53.75%) Microsoft
2 85 (53.13%) CheckPoint
3 44 (27.50%) Palo Alto
4 39 (24.38%) Meraki
5 34 (21.25%) F5
6 32 (20.00%) VMware
7 28 (17.50%) Infoblox
8 27 (16.88%) Blue Coat
9 21 (13.13%) Netskope
10 20 (12.50%) HP
10 20 (12.50%) Zscaler
11 17 (10.63%) Citrix
11 17 (10.63%) Juniper
12 14 (8.75%) ForeScout
13 13 (8.13%) Riverbed
14 11 (6.88%) SolarWinds
15 10 (6.25%) IBM
15 10 (6.25%) Splunk
16 9 (5.63%) Arista
17 8 (5.00%) Fortinet