Period
to 5 April 2020

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 5 April 2020 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
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 39 67
Rank change year-on-year -10 +28 -15
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 291 527 506
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 5.21% 6.20% 3.96%
As % of the Vendors category 11.25% 14.02% 9.39%
Number of salaries quoted 266 434 430
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,625 £25,575 £26,700
90th Percentile £58,125 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 2,587 3,760 5,389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 46.31% 44.22% 42.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,782 2,803 4,171
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.10% +1.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 5 April 2020.

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 5 April 2020. 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
Hertfordshire -8 117 £45,000 - 15
Cambridgeshire +2 85 £39,250 +9.03% 22
Essex +1 52 £45,000 -2.70% 9
Bedfordshire -19 26 £60,000 +60.00% 6
Norfolk -7 8 £39,500 +8.59% 2
Suffolk -11 3 £65,000 +145.28%
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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.

1 154 (52.92%) Firewall
2 137 (47.08%) Cisco Certification
3 121 (41.58%) WAN
4 115 (39.52%) LAN
5 106 (36.43%) VMware
6 105 (36.08%) CCNA
7 81 (27.84%) Azure
7 81 (27.84%) Office 365
8 76 (26.12%) Microsoft
9 72 (24.74%) Active Directory
10 70 (24.05%) Windows
11 66 (22.68%) CCNP
11 66 (22.68%) Juniper
12 64 (21.99%) VMware Infrastructure
13 63 (21.65%) ITIL
14 54 (18.56%) vSphere
14 54 (18.56%) Problem-Solving
15 51 (17.53%) Meraki
16 50 (17.18%) Network Security
17 49 (16.84%) Self-Motivation
18 47 (16.15%) Palo Alto
19 45 (15.46%) Wi-Fi
20 44 (15.12%) Wireless
20 44 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
20 44 (15.12%) Windows Server
21 43 (14.78%) Cisco ASA
22 42 (14.43%) HP
23 40 (13.75%) MPLS
24 38 (13.06%) TCP/IP
25 37 (12.71%) DNS

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 22 (7.56%) MS Exchange
2 20 (6.87%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.69%) CMS
5 2 (0.69%) nginx
5 2 (0.69%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.34%) Confluence
6 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (3.44%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 81 (27.84%) Azure
1 81 (27.84%) Office 365
2 23 (7.90%) AWS
3 18 (6.19%) OneDrive
4 12 (4.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (3.09%) IaaS
6 7 (2.41%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 5 (1.72%) Mimecast
8 3 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.03%) PaaS
8 3 (1.03%) SaaS
9 2 (0.69%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.34%) Akamai
10 1 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 154 (52.92%) Firewall
2 121 (41.58%) WAN
3 115 (39.52%) LAN
4 50 (17.18%) Network Security
5 45 (15.46%) Wi-Fi
6 44 (15.12%) Wireless
7 43 (14.78%) Cisco ASA
8 40 (13.75%) MPLS
9 38 (13.06%) TCP/IP
10 37 (12.71%) BGP
10 37 (12.71%) DNS
11 32 (11.00%) DHCP
11 32 (11.00%) VPN
12 28 (9.62%) OSPF
13 27 (9.28%) Cisco Nexus
13 27 (9.28%) Internet
14 24 (8.25%) VLAN
15 23 (7.90%) SAN
16 19 (6.53%) Cisco IOS
16 19 (6.53%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2017
2 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.69%) Power BI
3 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.34%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.34%) Big Data
4 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.34%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Axure RP
1 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.34%) JIRA
1 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (6.53%) Telecoms
2 18 (6.19%) Finance
2 18 (6.19%) Retail
3 7 (2.41%) Banking
4 6 (2.06%) Public Sector
5 2 (0.69%) Legal
5 2 (0.69%) Local Government
6 1 (0.34%) French Language
6 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 131 (45.02%) Network Engineer
2 37 (12.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 31 (10.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 29 (9.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 29 (9.97%) Field Engineer
5 28 (9.62%) Analyst
6 25 (8.59%) Support Engineer
7 24 (8.25%) Senior Network Engineer
8 23 (7.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 22 (7.56%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 21 (7.22%) Network Field Engineer
11 20 (6.87%) 3rd Line Support
11 20 (6.87%) Consultant
12 19 (6.53%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
13 18 (6.19%) IT Engineer
14 15 (5.15%) Network Support
15 14 (4.81%) Network Analyst
16 13 (4.47%) Escalation Engineer
17 12 (4.12%) Network Specialist
17 12 (4.12%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.44%) Web Services
2 5 (1.72%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.34%) .NET
3 1 (0.34%) ADSI
3 1 (0.34%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.34%) HTML
3 1 (0.34%) LDAP
3 1 (0.34%) Middleware
3 1 (0.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (16.84%) Self-Motivation
2 44 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (11.00%) Data Centre
4 20 (6.87%) Driving Licence
5 15 (5.15%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.09%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.06%) Fibre Optics
8 4 (1.37%) FMCG
8 4 (1.37%) NHS
8 4 (1.37%) RSA SecurID
8 4 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.03%) Blog
9 3 (1.03%) Clustering
9 3 (1.03%) EPoS
9 3 (1.03%) iPad
9 3 (1.03%) Replication
9 3 (1.03%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.03%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.34%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 70 (24.05%) Windows
2 44 (15.12%) Windows Server
3 22 (7.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (6.19%) Linux
4 18 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (4.12%) Windows 10
6 10 (3.44%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (2.75%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.72%) Unix
9 4 (1.37%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.03%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.69%) CentOS
11 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.34%) Android
12 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (21.65%) ITIL
2 54 (18.56%) Problem-Solving
3 27 (9.28%) Network Monitoring
4 23 (7.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 23 (7.90%) WAN Optimisation
5 19 (6.53%) Service Delivery
6 17 (5.84%) Incident Management
6 17 (5.84%) Network Management
7 15 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (5.15%) Service Management
8 14 (4.81%) Break/Fix
8 14 (4.81%) Change Management
9 13 (4.47%) ITSM
10 12 (4.12%) Customer Requirements
10 12 (4.12%) Decision-Making
10 12 (4.12%) Presales
10 12 (4.12%) Problem Management
11 11 (3.78%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (3.44%) Change Control
12 10 (3.44%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 23 (7.90%) SQL
2 18 (6.19%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.09%) Python
4 5 (1.72%) C
5 3 (1.03%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.03%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.34%) C#
6 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 137 (47.08%) Cisco Certification
2 105 (36.08%) CCNA
3 66 (22.68%) CCNP
4 31 (10.65%) JNCIA
5 15 (5.15%) Degree
5 15 (5.15%) JNCIS
6 12 (4.12%) CCIE
7 9 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (3.09%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.41%) CCDP
8 7 (2.41%) CCSA
9 6 (2.06%) CCSE
9 6 (2.06%) MCSE
9 6 (2.06%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.37%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.37%) MCSA
11 3 (1.03%) MCITP
11 3 (1.03%) SANS
11 3 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.97%) SLA
2 5 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.03%) AICPA
3 3 (1.03%) COBIT
3 3 (1.03%) NIST
4 2 (0.69%) GDPR
4 2 (0.69%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.69%) PMO
5 1 (0.34%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 72 (24.74%) Active Directory
2 64 (21.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (18.56%) vSphere
4 32 (11.00%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.78%) Terminal Services
6 7 (2.41%) VMware NSX
7 6 (2.06%) XenApp
8 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.69%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.69%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.34%) Docker
10 1 (0.34%) KVM
10 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (6.53%) SCCM
2 16 (5.50%) FortiGate
3 5 (1.72%) Puppet
4 4 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.37%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.69%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.69%) Ansible
6 2 (0.69%) Terraform
6 2 (0.69%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.69%) WSUS
7 1 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.34%) Kibana
7 1 (0.34%) logstash
7 1 (0.34%) Nagios
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.34%) Stealthwatch
7 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.34%) vRealize
Vendors
1 106 (36.43%) VMware
2 76 (26.12%) Microsoft
3 66 (22.68%) Juniper
4 51 (17.53%) Meraki
5 47 (16.15%) Palo Alto
6 42 (14.43%) HP
7 37 (12.71%) CheckPoint
8 26 (8.93%) Aruba
9 25 (8.59%) Citrix
10 24 (8.25%) SonicWALL
11 23 (7.90%) NetApp
11 23 (7.90%) Sophos
12 13 (4.47%) EMC
13 12 (4.12%) Fortinet
14 11 (3.78%) Avaya
14 11 (3.78%) Brocade
14 11 (3.78%) Extreme Networks
15 10 (3.44%) F5
16 9 (3.09%) Dell
17 7 (2.41%) Veeam