Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 105 89 87
Rank change year-on-year -16 -2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 133 278 355
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.74% 3.27% 3.46%
As % of the Vendors category 8.42% 9.05% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 116 261 329
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £48,678 £46,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £80,500 £75,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -

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 1,579 3,072 4,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.51% 36.09% 39.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,321 2,560 3,595
10th Percentile £42,500 £32,500 £32,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £91,250 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £68,500 £61,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.30% +1.67% +4.35%

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 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Cisco in the City of London

Cisco
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the City of London region over the 6 months to 13 April 2021. 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
London Bridge +11 1 £60,000 +2.13%
Cisco
Central London

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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 70 (52.63%) Windows
2 65 (48.87%) Finance
3 64 (48.12%) VMware
4 51 (38.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 49 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 42 (31.58%) Firewall
7 41 (30.83%) Microsoft 365
8 39 (29.32%) Data Centre
9 35 (26.32%) ITIL
10 34 (25.56%) Cisco Certification
11 33 (24.81%) Linux
12 30 (22.56%) Active Directory
12 30 (22.56%) Windows Server
13 29 (21.80%) AWS
13 29 (21.80%) HP
13 29 (21.80%) Citrix
14 28 (21.05%) Ansible
15 26 (19.55%) Azure
15 26 (19.55%) Network Security
15 26 (19.55%) WAN
16 25 (18.80%) TCP/IP
16 25 (18.80%) PowerShell
17 24 (18.05%) VPN
17 24 (18.05%) LAN
17 24 (18.05%) Management Information System
18 23 (17.29%) Problem-Solving
18 23 (17.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 22 (16.54%) Python
20 21 (15.79%) Banking
21 20 (15.04%) CCNP

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 7 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.01%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.26%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.50%) Apache
4 2 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.75%) ejabberd
5 1 (0.75%) IIS
5 1 (0.75%) nginx
5 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.75%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 41 (30.83%) Microsoft 365
2 29 (21.80%) AWS
3 26 (19.55%) Azure
4 10 (7.52%) IaaS
5 3 (2.26%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.26%) GCP
5 3 (2.26%) Mimecast
5 3 (2.26%) PaaS
5 3 (2.26%) SaaS
6 2 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.50%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.75%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.75%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 42 (31.58%) Firewall
2 26 (19.55%) Network Security
2 26 (19.55%) WAN
3 25 (18.80%) TCP/IP
4 24 (18.05%) LAN
4 24 (18.05%) VPN
5 18 (13.53%) BGP
6 16 (12.03%) OSPF
6 16 (12.03%) SAN
6 16 (12.03%) Unified Communications
7 15 (11.28%) Cisco Firepower
7 15 (11.28%) DNS
7 15 (11.28%) VoIP
8 14 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (9.77%) DHCP
9 13 (9.77%) SD-WAN
10 11 (8.27%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (8.27%) Multicast
11 10 (7.52%) Wireless
12 9 (6.77%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.50%) MySQL
2 2 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2017
3 1 (0.75%) Big Data
3 1 (0.75%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.75%) Ingres
3 1 (0.75%) Redis
3 1 (0.75%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (3.76%) JIRA
2 3 (2.26%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.75%) GitLab
4 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 65 (48.87%) Finance
2 21 (15.79%) Banking
3 10 (7.52%) Law
4 8 (6.02%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.76%) Legal
6 2 (1.50%) Back Office
6 2 (1.50%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.50%) French Language
6 2 (1.50%) German Language
6 2 (1.50%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.50%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.50%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.75%) Electronics
7 1 (0.75%) Front Office
7 1 (0.75%) Games
7 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) Police
7 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (16.54%) Analyst
2 20 (15.04%) Support Engineer
3 19 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 19 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 18 (13.53%) Architect
4 18 (13.53%) IT Support
5 17 (12.78%) Network Engineer
5 17 (12.78%) Support Analyst
6 16 (12.03%) Senior Support Engineer
7 15 (11.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (11.28%) IT Analyst
7 15 (11.28%) IT Manager
7 15 (11.28%) IT Support Analyst
7 15 (11.28%) IT Support Engineer
7 15 (11.28%) VMware Engineer
8 14 (10.53%) Senior IT Engineer
8 14 (10.53%) Senior Manager
8 14 (10.53%) Storage Engineer
9 13 (9.77%) Senior IT Manager
9 13 (9.77%) Senior Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.77%) JSON
2 5 (3.76%) Web Services
2 5 (3.76%) XMPP
3 4 (3.01%) 802.1X
3 4 (3.01%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (1.50%) Kafka
4 2 (1.50%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.50%) RESTful
4 2 (1.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.50%) YAML
5 1 (0.75%) LAMP
5 1 (0.75%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.75%) LDAP
5 1 (0.75%) Node.js
5 1 (0.75%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.75%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (29.32%) Data Centre
2 24 (18.05%) Management Information System
3 12 (9.02%) Client/Server
4 10 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.52%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (6.77%) EMC VNXe
5 9 (6.77%) FlexPod
5 9 (6.77%) Public Cloud
5 9 (6.77%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 8 (6.02%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (5.26%) Replication
8 4 (3.01%) Clustering
9 3 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.50%) iPhone
11 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.75%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.75%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.75%) iSeries
11 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 70 (52.63%) Windows
2 33 (24.81%) Linux
3 30 (22.56%) Windows Server
4 17 (12.78%) Windows 10
5 16 (12.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (12.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (10.53%) Windows Server 2016
7 12 (9.02%) Ubuntu
7 12 (9.02%) Windows 7
8 8 (6.02%) CentOS
8 8 (6.02%) Mac OS
9 6 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (4.51%) Unix
10 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (1.50%) Android
12 1 (0.75%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.32%) ITIL
2 23 (17.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 23 (17.29%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (12.03%) High Availability
4 15 (11.28%) Presales
5 14 (10.53%) Change Control
6 13 (9.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (9.02%) Migration
7 12 (9.02%) Network Design
8 10 (7.52%) Change Management
9 9 (6.77%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (6.77%) Infrastructure as Code
9 9 (6.77%) Infrastructure Automation
9 9 (6.77%) Proactive Monitoring
10 8 (6.02%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (6.02%) Project Delivery
11 7 (5.26%) DNA
11 7 (5.26%) Information Security
11 7 (5.26%) Service Delivery
12 6 (4.51%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.80%) PowerShell
2 22 (16.54%) Python
3 6 (4.51%) PHP
4 5 (3.76%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.76%) SQL
5 3 (2.26%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.26%) R
6 2 (1.50%) Perl
6 2 (1.50%) Ruby
7 1 (0.75%) C
7 1 (0.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 34 (25.56%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (15.04%) CCNP
3 14 (10.53%) CCNA
4 11 (8.27%) CCIE
4 11 (8.27%) Degree
5 8 (6.02%) CISSP
5 8 (6.02%) Security Cleared
6 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (5.26%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.76%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.76%) MCSE
8 4 (3.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (2.26%) CISA
9 3 (2.26%) CISM
10 2 (1.50%) PCI QSA
11 1 (0.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 1 (0.75%) CCSA
11 1 (0.75%) CCVP
11 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.76%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (3.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (2.26%) COBIT
4 2 (1.50%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.50%) SLA
5 1 (0.75%) GDPR
5 1 (0.75%) GRC
5 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 51 (38.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (22.56%) Active Directory
3 17 (12.78%) Hyper-V
4 14 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (8.27%) vSphere
5 11 (8.27%) XenDesktop
6 9 (6.77%) VMware NSX
7 8 (6.02%) XenApp
8 7 (5.26%) Docker
9 6 (4.51%) StorNext
9 6 (4.51%) Xsan
10 4 (3.01%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (3.01%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.50%) Firmware
11 2 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.75%) Kamailio
12 1 (0.75%) KVM
12 1 (0.75%) Postfix
12 1 (0.75%) QEMU
12 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (21.05%) Ansible
2 18 (13.53%) Terraform
3 14 (10.53%) vCenter Server
4 11 (8.27%) Cisco CUCM
5 10 (7.52%) SCCM
6 9 (6.77%) Puppet
7 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (5.26%) FortiGate
8 7 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (4.51%) SCOM
10 4 (3.01%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 4 (3.01%) SCDPM
11 3 (2.26%) Cacti
11 3 (2.26%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (2.26%) HAProxy
11 3 (2.26%) ITRS Geneos
11 3 (2.26%) Kubernetes
12 2 (1.50%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (1.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 64 (48.12%) VMware
2 49 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 29 (21.80%) Citrix
3 29 (21.80%) HP
4 20 (15.04%) SolarWinds
5 19 (14.29%) EMC
6 18 (13.53%) Dell
6 18 (13.53%) NetApp
7 15 (11.28%) Isilon
8 14 (10.53%) Palo Alto
9 13 (9.77%) Fortinet
10 12 (9.02%) Juniper
10 12 (9.02%) Veeam
11 10 (7.52%) Sun
12 9 (6.77%) CheckPoint
12 9 (6.77%) F5
12 9 (6.77%) SonicWALL
13 8 (6.02%) Supermicro
14 7 (5.26%) CA
14 7 (5.26%) IBM