Period
to 19 October 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 19 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
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 79 40 36
Rank change year-on-year -39 -4 +14
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 171 104 453
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 3.11% 5.78% 6.59%
As % of the Vendors category 7.61% 13.37% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 121 86 378
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,875 £25,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £38,813 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £47,500 £40,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.53% +17.28% -7.95%
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £58,438
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £73,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +6.38% +2.17%

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 East of England.

All Vendors
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,248 778 3,308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 40.92% 43.27% 48.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,196 643 2,372
10th Percentile £25,300 £27,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £31,438 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -
75th Percentile £59,563 £58,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in the East of England

Cisco
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cisco in the East of England.

Salary trend for Cisco in the East of England

Cisco
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Cisco in the East of England

Cisco
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Cambridgeshire -31 72 £45,000 -18.18% 17
Hertfordshire -56 51 £55,000 +15.79% 16
Bedfordshire +4 26 £35,000 -26.32% 9
Suffolk -11 9 £42,500 +41.67%
Essex -20 9 £50,000 +6.38% 3
Norfolk -21 6 £28,750 +8.49% 4
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 East of England region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 97 (56.73%) Firewall
2 74 (43.27%) Cisco Certification
3 63 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 62 (36.26%) WAN
5 61 (35.67%) Social Skills
6 59 (34.50%) Azure
7 55 (32.16%) LAN
8 54 (31.58%) VMware
9 52 (30.41%) CCNA
10 50 (29.24%) Windows
11 40 (23.39%) Microsoft 365
12 38 (22.22%) Active Directory
13 37 (21.64%) CCNP
14 36 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
15 32 (18.71%) Data Centre
15 32 (18.71%) Cisco ASA
16 31 (18.13%) CheckPoint
16 31 (18.13%) ITIL
17 30 (17.54%) VPN
17 30 (17.54%) Security Cleared
17 30 (17.54%) Network Security
18 29 (16.96%) Wi-Fi
19 28 (16.37%) Hyper-V
19 28 (16.37%) AWS
20 25 (14.62%) SC Cleared
21 24 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
21 24 (14.04%) VoIP
21 24 (14.04%) Veeam
22 23 (13.45%) Palo Alto
22 23 (13.45%) MPLS

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 12 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.51%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.17%) IIS
4 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (6.43%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 59 (34.50%) Azure
2 40 (23.39%) Microsoft 365
3 28 (16.37%) AWS
4 12 (7.02%) IaaS
5 11 (6.43%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (6.43%) Mimecast
5 11 (6.43%) OneDrive
6 7 (4.09%) PaaS
7 4 (2.34%) SaaS
8 2 (1.17%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (1.17%) Google Workspace
8 2 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 97 (56.73%) Firewall
2 62 (36.26%) WAN
3 55 (32.16%) LAN
4 32 (18.71%) Cisco ASA
5 30 (17.54%) Network Security
5 30 (17.54%) VPN
6 29 (16.96%) Wi-Fi
7 24 (14.04%) VoIP
8 23 (13.45%) MPLS
9 20 (11.70%) Internet
10 17 (9.94%) SD-WAN
10 17 (9.94%) TCP/IP
10 17 (9.94%) Wireless
11 15 (8.77%) Cisco ISE
12 14 (8.19%) Cisco Firepower
13 10 (5.85%) BGP
13 10 (5.85%) VLAN
14 9 (5.26%) DHCP
14 9 (5.26%) SAN
15 8 (4.68%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Postman
1 4 (2.34%) Selenium
General
1 61 (35.67%) Social Skills
2 12 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.43%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.85%) Organisational Skills
4 10 (5.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (4.68%) Military
6 7 (4.09%) Aerospace
7 6 (3.51%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.92%) Documentation Skills
8 5 (2.92%) Retail
9 2 (1.17%) Back Office
9 2 (1.17%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.17%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.58%) Finance
10 1 (0.58%) Law
10 1 (0.58%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 56 (32.75%) Network Engineer
2 22 (12.87%) Consultant
3 16 (9.36%) Cisco Engineer
4 15 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (8.77%) Support Engineer
5 14 (8.19%) Analyst
5 14 (8.19%) Security Engineer
6 12 (7.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 11 (6.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 11 (6.43%) Network Security Engineer
8 10 (5.85%) Architect
9 8 (4.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (4.68%) IT Manager
9 8 (4.68%) Network Specialist
10 7 (4.09%) Network Operations Specialist
11 6 (3.51%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (3.51%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (3.51%) IT Analyst
11 6 (3.51%) IT Support
11 6 (3.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.92%) 802.1X
1 5 (2.92%) LDAP
2 4 (2.34%) XMPP
3 3 (1.75%) Web Services
4 2 (1.17%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.71%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.19%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (4.68%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (4.68%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (3.51%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.51%) PKI
4 6 (3.51%) Replication
5 5 (2.92%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.92%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.34%) Biotechnology
6 4 (2.34%) Clustering
7 3 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.75%) iPad
7 3 (1.75%) iPhone
8 2 (1.17%) CMDB
8 2 (1.17%) User Experience
9 1 (0.58%) CCTV
9 1 (0.58%) IVR
9 1 (0.58%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 50 (29.24%) Windows
2 18 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 15 (8.77%) Windows 10
4 13 (7.60%) Windows Server 2016
5 12 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (6.43%) Linux
6 11 (6.43%) Windows Server 2019
7 6 (3.51%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.92%) Windows 8
8 5 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.34%) Android
9 4 (2.34%) VMS
10 3 (1.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
2 31 (18.13%) ITIL
3 20 (11.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 19 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 18 (10.53%) Change Management
5 18 (10.53%) Data Protection
6 15 (8.77%) Cybersecurity
7 14 (8.19%) Information Security
7 14 (8.19%) Problem Management
8 13 (7.60%) Migration
9 12 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (7.02%) Service Delivery
10 11 (6.43%) Collaborative Working
10 11 (6.43%) Computer Science
11 10 (5.85%) Time Management
12 9 (5.26%) Project Management
13 8 (4.68%) Cryptography
13 8 (4.68%) Network Design
13 8 (4.68%) Penetration Testing
13 8 (4.68%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.77%) PowerShell
2 13 (7.60%) SQL
3 3 (1.75%) C
3 3 (1.75%) Python
4 2 (1.17%) Perl
4 2 (1.17%) PHP
4 2 (1.17%) VBScript
5 1 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 74 (43.27%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (30.41%) CCNA
3 37 (21.64%) CCNP
4 30 (17.54%) Security Cleared
5 25 (14.62%) SC Cleared
6 15 (8.77%) Degree
7 14 (8.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (7.02%) JNCIA
9 11 (6.43%) DV Cleared
9 11 (6.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (4.68%) JNCIS
11 6 (3.51%) CCENT
11 6 (3.51%) CCSA
11 6 (3.51%) Check Point Certification
11 6 (3.51%) MCSA
12 5 (2.92%) CCIE
12 5 (2.92%) VCP6
13 4 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (2.34%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.87%) SLA
2 6 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.92%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (2.92%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 5 (2.92%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.17%) GxP
5 1 (0.58%) GDPR
System Software
1 38 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 28 (16.37%) Hyper-V
3 24 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.09%) vSphere
5 6 (3.51%) XenApp
5 6 (3.51%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.34%) ProxySG
7 3 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.58%) Firmware
8 1 (0.58%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (9.36%) SCCM
2 13 (7.60%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (7.02%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 6 (3.51%) WSUS
5 5 (2.92%) Nessus
5 5 (2.92%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (2.92%) vCenter Server
6 4 (2.34%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.75%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.17%) Puppet
8 2 (1.17%) Terraform
9 1 (0.58%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.58%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.58%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 63 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 54 (31.58%) VMware
3 31 (18.13%) CheckPoint
4 24 (14.04%) Veeam
5 23 (13.45%) Palo Alto
6 21 (12.28%) Citrix
6 21 (12.28%) Juniper
6 21 (12.28%) Sophos
7 18 (10.53%) Aruba
7 18 (10.53%) F5
7 18 (10.53%) Fortinet
8 16 (9.36%) HP
8 16 (9.36%) Meraki
9 14 (8.19%) SolarWinds
10 11 (6.43%) NetApp
11 10 (5.85%) Zscaler
12 9 (5.26%) Oracle
13 7 (4.09%) Barracuda Networks
13 7 (4.09%) Blue Coat
14 6 (3.51%) Dell