Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 120 69 111
Rank change year-on-year -51 +42 -31
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 141 204 292
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.52% 3.82% 2.85%
As % of the Vendors category 8.00% 10.71% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 124 190 273
10th Percentile £37,225 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £71,250 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.28% +29.55% -4.35%
75th Percentile £77,500 £83,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £86,750 £95,000 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +37.25% -11.30%

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 1,762 1,905 3,920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.53% 35.68% 38.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,502 1,601 3,492
10th Percentile £42,000 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £92,500 £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 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Cisco in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 65 (46.10%) Finance
2 64 (45.39%) Microsoft
3 62 (43.97%) Windows
4 45 (31.91%) VMware
5 44 (31.21%) Azure
6 41 (29.08%) Microsoft 365
7 40 (28.37%) ITIL
8 39 (27.66%) Firewall
9 37 (26.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 30 (21.28%) Management Information System
11 29 (20.57%) VPN
11 29 (20.57%) WAN
12 28 (19.86%) Fortinet
13 27 (19.15%) Data Centre
13 27 (19.15%) Social Skills
14 26 (18.44%) SolarWinds
15 25 (17.73%) PowerShell
15 25 (17.73%) Windows Server
15 25 (17.73%) Active Directory
15 25 (17.73%) Linux
16 23 (16.31%) Cisco Certification
16 23 (16.31%) Banking
16 23 (16.31%) AWS
17 22 (15.60%) Python
17 22 (15.60%) LAN
17 22 (15.60%) Project Management
18 20 (14.18%) Problem-Solving
19 19 (13.48%) Network Security
19 19 (13.48%) FortiGate
20 17 (12.06%) Dell

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 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.84%) IIS
3 4 (2.84%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.13%) SAS
4 3 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.13%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.42%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.71%) Apache
6 1 (0.71%) CMS
6 1 (0.71%) ejabberd
6 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.71%) nginx
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (9.22%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.13%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) FastStats
1 3 (2.13%) Unica
2 2 (1.42%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.71%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 44 (31.21%) Azure
2 41 (29.08%) Microsoft 365
3 23 (16.31%) AWS
4 12 (8.51%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (8.51%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (8.51%) IaaS
5 5 (3.55%) SaaS
6 2 (1.42%) Azure Sentinel
6 2 (1.42%) PaaS
7 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.71%) GCP
7 1 (0.71%) Google Workspace
7 1 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.71%) Power Automate
7 1 (0.71%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 39 (27.66%) Firewall
2 29 (20.57%) VPN
2 29 (20.57%) WAN
3 22 (15.60%) LAN
4 19 (13.48%) Network Security
5 16 (11.35%) TCP/IP
5 16 (11.35%) Unified Communications
6 15 (10.64%) SAN
7 13 (9.22%) Wireless
8 12 (8.51%) BGP
8 12 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (8.51%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (7.80%) Cisco Firepower
9 11 (7.80%) SD-WAN
10 10 (7.09%) DNS
10 10 (7.09%) Ethernet
10 10 (7.09%) OSPF
11 9 (6.38%) Cisco ISE
11 9 (6.38%) DHCP
12 8 (5.67%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (2.13%) InfluxDB
4 1 (0.71%) Ingres
4 1 (0.71%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.71%) JIRA
3 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 65 (46.10%) Finance
2 27 (19.15%) Social Skills
3 23 (16.31%) Banking
4 11 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.67%) Telecoms
6 7 (4.96%) Law
7 5 (3.55%) Public Sector
8 4 (2.84%) Back Office
8 4 (2.84%) Documentation Skills
8 4 (2.84%) Front Office
8 4 (2.84%) Legal
8 4 (2.84%) Marketing
9 2 (1.42%) Police
9 2 (1.42%) Retail
10 1 (0.71%) Electronics
10 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.71%) Games
10 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.71%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 35 (24.82%) Analyst
2 22 (15.60%) IT Support
3 21 (14.89%) IT Manager
4 19 (13.48%) IT Engineer
4 19 (13.48%) Support Analyst
5 18 (12.77%) IT Analyst
5 18 (12.77%) IT Support Analyst
5 18 (12.77%) Network Engineer
5 18 (12.77%) Support Engineer
6 16 (11.35%) Delivery Manager
6 16 (11.35%) IT Support Engineer
6 16 (11.35%) IT Support Manager
6 16 (11.35%) Senior Analyst
6 16 (11.35%) Senior Manager
6 16 (11.35%) Senior Support Engineer
6 16 (11.35%) Support Manager
6 16 (11.35%) Technical Analyst
6 16 (11.35%) Technical Manager
6 16 (11.35%) Technical Support
6 16 (11.35%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.09%) JSON
2 4 (2.84%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.42%) Kafka
3 2 (1.42%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.42%) RESTful
3 2 (1.42%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (1.42%) XMPP
3 2 (1.42%) YAML
4 1 (0.71%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.71%) LDAP
4 1 (0.71%) OAuth
4 1 (0.71%) Web Services
4 1 (0.71%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.28%) Management Information System
2 27 (19.15%) Data Centre
3 14 (9.93%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (6.38%) Public Cloud
5 7 (4.96%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (4.26%) iPhone
7 4 (2.84%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.84%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.84%) EMC VNXe
7 4 (2.84%) FlexPod
7 4 (2.84%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 3 (2.13%) EFT
8 3 (2.13%) iPad
9 2 (1.42%) Cyberattack
9 2 (1.42%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.42%) Fibre Optics
9 2 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.71%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 62 (43.97%) Windows
2 25 (17.73%) Linux
2 25 (17.73%) Windows Server
3 10 (7.09%) Windows 10
3 10 (7.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (6.38%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.96%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (4.26%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.55%) CentOS
7 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.84%) Android
8 4 (2.84%) Mac OS
8 4 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.84%) Unix
9 3 (2.13%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.13%) VMS
9 3 (2.13%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.71%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.37%) ITIL
2 22 (15.60%) Project Management
3 20 (14.18%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 14 (9.93%) Change Management
6 13 (9.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (9.22%) Presales
7 12 (8.51%) Business Analysis
7 12 (8.51%) Validation
8 10 (7.09%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (7.09%) DevOps
8 10 (7.09%) Network Design
9 9 (6.38%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (6.38%) Information Security
9 9 (6.38%) Infrastructure as Code
10 8 (5.67%) Change Control
10 8 (5.67%) PRINCE2
10 8 (5.67%) Service Delivery
11 7 (4.96%) Knowledge Management
11 7 (4.96%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.73%) PowerShell
2 22 (15.60%) Python
3 6 (4.26%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.55%) SQL
5 3 (2.13%) Perl
5 3 (2.13%) R
5 3 (2.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.71%) C
6 1 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (16.31%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (9.93%) CCNA
3 12 (8.51%) CCNP
4 10 (7.09%) Degree
5 9 (6.38%) Security Cleared
6 8 (5.67%) SC Cleared
7 6 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.84%) CCIE
10 2 (1.42%) CCSE
10 2 (1.42%) CISSP
10 2 (1.42%) CREST Certified
10 2 (1.42%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.42%) MCSE
11 1 (0.71%) CCSA
11 1 (0.71%) CCVP
11 1 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.71%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.71%) LPIC
11 1 (0.71%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.96%) COBIT
2 6 (4.26%) SLA
3 4 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.13%) GDPR
5 2 (1.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (1.42%) ISO 31000
5 2 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (1.42%) NCSC
5 2 (1.42%) NIST
5 2 (1.42%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 37 (26.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (17.73%) Active Directory
3 13 (9.22%) Hyper-V
4 11 (7.80%) vSphere
5 8 (5.67%) VMware NSX
6 6 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.55%) Docker
8 3 (2.13%) StorNext
8 3 (2.13%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.13%) Xsan
9 2 (1.42%) Firmware
9 2 (1.42%) KVM
9 2 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.71%) iptables
10 1 (0.71%) Kamailio
10 1 (0.71%) Postfix
10 1 (0.71%) QEMU
10 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (13.48%) FortiGate
2 15 (10.64%) Ansible
3 12 (8.51%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (8.51%) Terraform
4 8 (5.67%) SCCM
5 6 (4.26%) vCenter Server
6 3 (2.13%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.13%) Grafana
6 3 (2.13%) Kibana
6 3 (2.13%) Puppet
6 3 (2.13%) SCOM
6 3 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.42%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.42%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.42%) Packer
8 1 (0.71%) AssetCenter
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.71%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.71%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 64 (45.39%) Microsoft
2 45 (31.91%) VMware
3 28 (19.86%) Fortinet
4 26 (18.44%) SolarWinds
5 17 (12.06%) Dell
6 16 (11.35%) Citrix
7 15 (10.64%) HP
8 14 (9.93%) Palo Alto
9 13 (9.22%) EMC
10 12 (8.51%) Juniper
11 11 (7.80%) CheckPoint
12 10 (7.09%) CommVault
12 10 (7.09%) IBM
12 10 (7.09%) NetApp
13 9 (6.38%) Meraki
13 9 (6.38%) SonicWALL
14 7 (4.96%) CA
14 7 (4.96%) Isilon
15 6 (4.26%) Apple
15 6 (4.26%) Veritas