Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 88 53
Rank change year-on-year -7 -35 +3
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 356 341 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.35% 3.27% 4.88%
As % of the Vendors category 8.45% 7.82% 11.33%
Number of salaries quoted 326 310 482
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.38% +3.33%
10th Percentile £28,250 £34,300 £31,000
90th Percentile £80,625 £87,500 £73,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £53,730 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.36% +2.34% +0.48%

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 4,211 4,360 4,836
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.60% 41.75% 43.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3,708 3,852 4,370
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 199 (55.90%) Firewall
2 172 (48.31%) Cisco Certification
3 151 (42.42%) Finance
4 149 (41.85%) CCNP
5 144 (40.45%) Windows
6 112 (31.46%) CheckPoint
7 103 (28.93%) Microsoft
8 102 (28.65%) WAN
9 96 (26.97%) Windows Server
10 94 (26.40%) Active Directory
11 86 (24.16%) Network Security
12 79 (22.19%) BGP
13 78 (21.91%) LAN
13 78 (21.91%) CCIE
14 76 (21.35%) VMware
15 75 (21.07%) OSPF
16 72 (20.22%) F5
17 71 (19.94%) Juniper
18 68 (19.10%) MPLS
18 68 (19.10%) VPN
19 66 (18.54%) TCP/IP
20 65 (18.26%) Degree
21 64 (17.98%) Palo Alto
22 61 (17.13%) Cisco ASA
23 57 (16.01%) Law
23 57 (16.01%) Data Centre
24 55 (15.45%) CCNA
25 53 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
26 51 (14.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
27 50 (14.04%) Cisco IOS

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 26 (7.30%) MS Exchange
2 19 (5.34%) Skype for Business
3 11 (3.09%) IIS
4 8 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.84%) Apache
7 3 (0.84%) nginx
7 3 (0.84%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.56%) CMS
8 2 (0.56%) Confluence
8 2 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 27 (7.58%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.12%) Eikon
2 3 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.56%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 40 (11.24%) Office 365
2 29 (8.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (5.62%) SaaS
5 8 (2.25%) IaaS
6 5 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.84%) PaaS
8 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.56%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.56%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.28%) GitHub
9 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.28%) iTunes
9 1 (0.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 199 (55.90%) Firewall
2 102 (28.65%) WAN
3 86 (24.16%) Network Security
4 79 (22.19%) BGP
5 78 (21.91%) LAN
6 75 (21.07%) OSPF
7 68 (19.10%) MPLS
7 68 (19.10%) VPN
8 66 (18.54%) TCP/IP
9 61 (17.13%) Cisco ASA
10 50 (14.04%) Cisco IOS
11 47 (13.20%) Cisco Nexus
12 45 (12.64%) DNS
12 45 (12.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 40 (11.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 35 (9.83%) Wireless
15 32 (8.99%) NX-OS
16 29 (8.15%) Multicast
16 29 (8.15%) NetScaler
16 29 (8.15%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.12%) MySQL
3 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.84%) Hudson
3 2 (0.56%) JIRA
4 1 (0.28%) GitLab
4 1 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 151 (42.42%) Finance
2 57 (16.01%) Law
3 46 (12.92%) Legal
4 40 (11.24%) Banking
5 38 (10.67%) Telecoms
6 37 (10.39%) Advertising
7 9 (2.53%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.69%) Retail
9 3 (0.84%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.56%) Back Office
10 2 (0.56%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.56%) Marketing
10 2 (0.56%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.28%) Hungarian Language
11 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.28%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (32.02%) Network Engineer
2 55 (15.45%) Analyst
3 44 (12.36%) Support Engineer
4 37 (10.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 36 (10.11%) IT Analyst
6 35 (9.83%) Senior Network Engineer
7 31 (8.71%) Security Analyst
8 27 (7.58%) Cisco Analyst
8 27 (7.58%) Cisco Engineer
8 27 (7.58%) Cisco Security Analyst
8 27 (7.58%) IT Security Analyst
9 26 (7.30%) Security Engineer
10 22 (6.18%) IT Support
10 22 (6.18%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 21 (5.90%) Administrator
11 21 (5.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 20 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support
13 19 (5.34%) Systems Administrator
14 18 (5.06%) IT Engineer
14 18 (5.06%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.87%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.25%) XMPP
3 7 (1.97%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (1.97%) Web Services
4 6 (1.69%) LDAP
5 5 (1.40%) .NET
5 5 (1.40%) Regular Expression
6 3 (0.84%) LAMP
6 3 (0.84%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.28%) Kafka
7 1 (0.28%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.28%) SOAP
7 1 (0.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (16.01%) Data Centre
2 41 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.93%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.09%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (1.69%) Blackberry
5 6 (1.69%) BYOD
5 6 (1.69%) Hedge funds
5 6 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.40%) Eurex
7 4 (1.12%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (1.12%) Fintech
7 4 (1.12%) HP StoreVirtual
7 4 (1.12%) iPad
7 4 (1.12%) iPhone
8 3 (0.84%) Clustering
8 3 (0.84%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (0.84%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.84%) Replication
9 2 (0.56%) IVR
9 2 (0.56%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 144 (40.45%) Windows
2 96 (26.97%) Windows Server
3 40 (11.24%) Linux
4 27 (7.58%) Unix
4 27 (7.58%) Windows 7
5 23 (6.46%) Windows 10
6 22 (6.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (5.06%) CentOS
7 18 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (2.81%) Android
9 6 (1.69%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.12%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.12%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.84%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.56%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.56%) Solaris
12 2 (0.56%) VMS
13 1 (0.28%) Debian
13 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
2 51 (14.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 45 (12.64%) ITIL
4 30 (8.43%) Time Management
5 24 (6.74%) Computer Science
5 24 (6.74%) Cybersecurity
5 24 (6.74%) Root Cause Analysis
6 23 (6.46%) Continuous Improvement
6 23 (6.46%) Network Monitoring
7 22 (6.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 21 (5.90%) Network Design
9 20 (5.62%) Configuration Management
10 19 (5.34%) Disaster Recovery
10 19 (5.34%) Information Security
11 17 (4.78%) Due Diligence
11 17 (4.78%) Load Balancing
12 16 (4.49%) Project Management
13 15 (4.21%) Algorithmic Trading
13 15 (4.21%) Fund Management
13 15 (4.21%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.34%) PowerShell
2 16 (4.49%) SQL
3 14 (3.93%) Python
4 4 (1.12%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.12%) Perl
5 2 (0.56%) Java
5 2 (0.56%) PHP
6 1 (0.28%) Lisp
6 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 172 (48.31%) Cisco Certification
2 149 (41.85%) CCNP
3 78 (21.91%) CCIE
4 65 (18.26%) Degree
5 55 (15.45%) CCNA
6 27 (7.58%) CEH
7 25 (7.02%) Computer Science Degree
8 24 (6.74%) GIAC
8 24 (6.74%) GSEC
9 21 (5.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (5.62%) MCSE
11 10 (2.81%) CCIE Security
11 10 (2.81%) CCSA
11 10 (2.81%) JNCIA
12 9 (2.53%) JNCIS
13 8 (2.25%) CISSP
14 7 (1.97%) CCSE
15 6 (1.69%) A+ Certification
15 6 (1.69%) MCSA
15 6 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.02%) Cyber Essentials
1 25 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.25%) SLA
3 6 (1.69%) GDPR
4 2 (0.56%) QA
5 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 94 (26.40%) Active Directory
2 46 (12.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (8.43%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.09%) XenApp
5 8 (2.25%) KVM
5 8 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.84%) vSphere
7 3 (0.84%) Xen
7 3 (0.84%) XenServer
8 2 (0.56%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.56%) Firmware
8 2 (0.56%) NFS
8 2 (0.56%) SRDF
8 2 (0.56%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.56%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.28%) PowerDNS
9 1 (0.28%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.28%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 19 (5.34%) SCCM
2 14 (3.93%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (1.97%) Ansible
3 7 (1.97%) Nagios
4 6 (1.69%) FortiGate
4 6 (1.69%) SCOM
5 5 (1.40%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.40%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (1.40%) Nessus
5 5 (1.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (1.40%) OpenVAS
5 5 (1.40%) QRadar
6 4 (1.12%) vCenter Server
6 4 (1.12%) WSUS
7 3 (0.84%) Stealthwatch
7 3 (0.84%) TrustSec
7 3 (0.84%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.56%) CSIRT
8 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 112 (31.46%) CheckPoint
2 103 (28.93%) Microsoft
3 76 (21.35%) VMware
4 72 (20.22%) F5
5 71 (19.94%) Juniper
6 64 (17.98%) Palo Alto
7 40 (11.24%) HP
8 32 (8.99%) Citrix
9 23 (6.46%) Dell
10 17 (4.78%) Apple
11 15 (4.21%) Red Hat
11 15 (4.21%) SolarWinds
12 14 (3.93%) Bloomberg
13 11 (3.09%) Avaya
13 11 (3.09%) NetApp
13 11 (3.09%) Reuters
14 10 (2.81%) Fidessa
14 10 (2.81%) Riverbed
15 9 (2.53%) Arista
15 9 (2.53%) Splunk