Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 134 73 109
Rank change year-on-year -61 +36 -11
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 135 142 284
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.27% 3.94% 2.84%
As % of the Vendors category 7.11% 11.26% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 121 132 257
10th Percentile £31,250 £41,375 £33,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £60,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £72,500 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year -17.24% +36.79% -7.83%
75th Percentile £75,000 £83,750 £72,312
90th Percentile £81,250 £90,000 £79,400
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £72,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +38.10% -4.55%

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 1,899 1,261 3,696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.98% 34.96% 36.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,632 1,054 3,247
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £47,750 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £83,750 £81,250 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -

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 24 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Cisco in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 71 (52.59%) Microsoft
2 61 (45.19%) Finance
3 52 (38.52%) Azure
4 48 (35.56%) Windows
5 42 (31.11%) Banking
6 40 (29.63%) ITIL
6 40 (29.63%) WAN
7 38 (28.15%) Firewall
8 33 (24.44%) SolarWinds
9 32 (23.70%) Fortinet
10 30 (22.22%) TCP/IP
11 29 (21.48%) Cisco Certification
12 26 (19.26%) Active Directory
12 26 (19.26%) Degree
12 26 (19.26%) Microsoft 365
13 25 (18.52%) Video Conferencing
13 25 (18.52%) Wireless
14 24 (17.78%) Project Management
14 24 (17.78%) Microsoft Office
14 24 (17.78%) Cisco IOS
15 23 (17.04%) VMware
15 23 (17.04%) Social Skills
16 22 (16.30%) FortiGate
17 20 (14.81%) Data Centre
17 20 (14.81%) Internet
17 20 (14.81%) CCNP
17 20 (14.81%) Apple
18 19 (14.07%) Network Security
18 19 (14.07%) Computer Science Degree
19 18 (13.33%) Meraki

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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.70%) IIS
3 4 (2.96%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.22%) CMS
4 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.22%) SAS
4 3 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.74%) JBoss
6 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (17.78%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.48%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) FastStats
1 3 (2.22%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 52 (38.52%) Azure
2 26 (19.26%) Microsoft 365
3 17 (12.59%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (9.63%) AWS
5 10 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (5.93%) IaaS
7 5 (3.70%) SaaS
8 3 (2.22%) GCP
8 3 (2.22%) Mimecast
9 2 (1.48%) Google Workspace
9 2 (1.48%) PaaS
10 1 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.74%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.74%) Azure Sentinel
10 1 (0.74%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.74%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 40 (29.63%) WAN
2 38 (28.15%) Firewall
3 30 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 25 (18.52%) Wireless
5 24 (17.78%) Cisco IOS
6 20 (14.81%) Internet
7 19 (14.07%) Network Security
8 18 (13.33%) VPN
9 17 (12.59%) LAN
10 15 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (11.11%) DNS
11 14 (10.37%) Unified Communications
12 10 (7.41%) BGP
12 10 (7.41%) DHCP
12 10 (7.41%) OSPF
12 10 (7.41%) SAN
13 9 (6.67%) SD-WAN
13 9 (6.67%) WebEx
13 9 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (5.93%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.48%) InfluxDB
2 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.74%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.48%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.74%) Ant
3 1 (0.74%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.74%) Gradle
3 1 (0.74%) JIRA
3 1 (0.74%) Maven
3 1 (0.74%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.74%) sqlmap
General
1 61 (45.19%) Finance
2 42 (31.11%) Banking
3 23 (17.04%) Social Skills
4 10 (7.41%) Law
5 7 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.19%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.96%) Public Sector
7 3 (2.22%) Documentation Skills
7 3 (2.22%) Marketing
8 2 (1.48%) Back Office
8 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.48%) Front Office
8 2 (1.48%) Retail
9 1 (0.74%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.74%) French Language
9 1 (0.74%) German Language
9 1 (0.74%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.74%) Legal
9 1 (0.74%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (17.04%) Analyst
1 23 (17.04%) Network Engineer
2 20 (14.81%) Desktop Support
3 16 (11.85%) Desktop Support Technician
3 16 (11.85%) Desktop Technician
3 16 (11.85%) Support Technician
4 14 (10.37%) Infrastructure Manager
5 13 (9.63%) Banking Infrastructure Project Manager
5 13 (9.63%) Banking Project Manager
5 13 (9.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 13 (9.63%) Project Manager
6 10 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 10 (7.41%) IT Engineer
7 9 (6.67%) Architect
7 9 (6.67%) Banking Analyst
7 9 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
7 9 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 9 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
7 9 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (6.67%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.96%) JSON
2 3 (2.22%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.48%) OAuth
4 1 (0.74%) ARM Templates
4 1 (0.74%) Middleware
4 1 (0.74%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.74%) WebRTC
4 1 (0.74%) WSH
4 1 (0.74%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.52%) Video Conferencing
2 20 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 17 (12.59%) Blackberry
3 17 (12.59%) iPhone
4 16 (11.85%) iPad
5 9 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 9 (6.67%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.70%) DataPower
7 4 (2.96%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.22%) Cyberattack
8 3 (2.22%) EFT
8 3 (2.22%) User Experience
9 2 (1.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.48%) Fibre Optics
10 1 (0.74%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.74%) EMC VNXe
10 1 (0.74%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.74%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.74%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 48 (35.56%) Windows
2 18 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 17 (12.59%) Android
4 16 (11.85%) Mac OS X
4 16 (11.85%) Windows 8
5 10 (7.41%) Linux
5 10 (7.41%) Windows Server
6 6 (4.44%) Windows 10
6 6 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.22%) Mac OS
7 3 (2.22%) VMS
7 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.74%) Unix
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (29.63%) ITIL
2 24 (17.78%) Project Management
3 17 (12.59%) Business Analysis
3 17 (12.59%) Validation
4 16 (11.85%) Asset Management
5 15 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (8.89%) Change Management
6 12 (8.89%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (8.15%) Presales
8 10 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 9 (6.67%) Information Security
10 8 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (5.93%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (5.93%) Service Delivery
10 8 (5.93%) SIEM
11 6 (4.44%) Computer Science
11 6 (4.44%) Risk Assessment
12 5 (3.70%) Network Design
12 5 (3.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 14 (10.37%) Python
3 4 (2.96%) Bash Shell
3 4 (2.96%) SQL
4 3 (2.22%) R
4 3 (2.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (21.48%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (19.26%) Degree
3 20 (14.81%) CCNP
4 19 (14.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (11.85%) CCNA
6 5 (3.70%) CCIE
6 5 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.70%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.48%) CCA
8 2 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.48%) CREST Certified
8 2 (1.48%) MCSE
9 1 (0.74%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.74%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.74%) GCED
9 1 (0.74%) GREM
9 1 (0.74%) MCP
9 1 (0.74%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.19%) SLA
2 4 (2.96%) COBIT
2 4 (2.96%) GDPR
2 4 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.22%) NIST
3 3 (2.22%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.48%) ISO 31000
4 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 2 (1.48%) NCSC
System Software
1 26 (19.26%) Active Directory
2 18 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.93%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.70%) VMware NSX
5 4 (2.96%) vSphere
6 3 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.48%) Docker
7 2 (1.48%) KVM
8 1 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (16.30%) FortiGate
2 9 (6.67%) Ansible
2 9 (6.67%) Terraform
3 6 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (4.44%) SCCM
4 3 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.48%) Grafana
5 2 (1.48%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (1.48%) Kibana
5 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.48%) Puppet
6 1 (0.74%) CASB
6 1 (0.74%) Istio
6 1 (0.74%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.74%) Nessus
6 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.74%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 71 (52.59%) Microsoft
2 33 (24.44%) SolarWinds
3 32 (23.70%) Fortinet
4 23 (17.04%) VMware
5 20 (14.81%) Apple
6 18 (13.33%) Meraki
7 15 (11.11%) Dell
7 15 (11.11%) Palo Alto
8 12 (8.89%) IBM
9 11 (8.15%) Aruba
10 9 (6.67%) CheckPoint
10 9 (6.67%) Citrix
11 8 (5.93%) Avaya
11 8 (5.93%) CommVault
12 6 (4.44%) EMC
12 6 (4.44%) HP
12 6 (4.44%) Symantec
12 6 (4.44%) Veritas
13 5 (3.70%) Juniper
13 5 (3.70%) NetApp