Period
to 18 May 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 18 May 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
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 56 44 35
Rank change year-on-year -12 -9 +34
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 156 238 523
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 4.01% 5.33% 6.45%
As % of the Vendors category 9.74% 11.71% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 107 187 427
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,500 £25,650
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,375 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -15.79%
75th Percentile £67,500 £52,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £61,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 1,602 2,033 3,611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 41.16% 45.49% 44.56%
Number of salaries quoted 958 1,491 2,727
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £25,500
25th Percentile £36,750 £34,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £58,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +1.01%

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 18 May 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 18 May 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 -8 69 £52,500 +36.36% 8
Hertfordshire +3 65 £59,500 +32.22% 7
Bedfordshire +15 15 £40,000 -33.33% 3
Suffolk +22 12 £51,500 -20.77%
Essex -22 7 £44,500 -16.04% 3
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 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 72 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (40.38%) Firewall
3 42 (26.92%) WAN
4 41 (26.28%) LAN
4 41 (26.28%) CCNA
5 40 (25.64%) VMware
6 38 (24.36%) CCNP
7 37 (23.72%) Windows
8 36 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 34 (21.79%) Azure
10 33 (21.15%) Microsoft 365
11 32 (20.51%) Social Skills
11 32 (20.51%) Juniper
12 30 (19.23%) Security Cleared
13 28 (17.95%) Active Directory
13 28 (17.95%) Windows Server
14 27 (17.31%) Network Security
15 26 (16.67%) SC Cleared
16 25 (16.03%) BGP
17 23 (14.74%) Cisco ASA
18 22 (14.10%) MPLS
19 19 (12.18%) OSPF
19 19 (12.18%) Telecoms
19 19 (12.18%) Data Centre
20 18 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
20 18 (11.54%) CheckPoint
20 18 (11.54%) Veeam
21 17 (10.90%) ITIL
22 16 (10.26%) VoIP
22 16 (10.26%) Information Security

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 11 (7.05%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.85%) Camunda
2 6 (3.85%) OpenStack
2 6 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 34 (21.79%) Azure
2 33 (21.15%) Microsoft 365
3 16 (10.26%) AWS
4 11 (7.05%) Mimecast
5 10 (6.41%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (5.77%) IaaS
7 6 (3.85%) Google Play
8 4 (2.56%) OneDrive
8 4 (2.56%) Serverless
9 2 (1.28%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 63 (40.38%) Firewall
2 42 (26.92%) WAN
3 41 (26.28%) LAN
4 27 (17.31%) Network Security
5 25 (16.03%) BGP
6 23 (14.74%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (14.10%) MPLS
8 19 (12.18%) OSPF
9 16 (10.26%) VoIP
10 14 (8.97%) SD-WAN
10 14 (8.97%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (8.33%) Cisco Firepower
12 12 (7.69%) VLAN
13 9 (5.77%) IPsec
14 8 (5.13%) Cisco ISE
14 8 (5.13%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (5.13%) DNS
15 7 (4.49%) Internet
15 7 (4.49%) NetScaler
15 7 (4.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.85%) MySQL
3 4 (2.56%) MariaDB
3 4 (2.56%) Redis
4 2 (1.28%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.85%) Robot Framework
General
1 32 (20.51%) Social Skills
2 19 (12.18%) Telecoms
3 14 (8.97%) Aerospace
4 10 (6.41%) Military
5 8 (5.13%) Organisational Skills
6 7 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.85%) Public Sector
8 4 (2.56%) Law
9 3 (1.92%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.92%) Retail
10 2 (1.28%) Back Office
10 2 (1.28%) Documentation Skills
10 2 (1.28%) Legal
10 2 (1.28%) Marketing
11 1 (0.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (28.85%) Network Engineer
2 23 (14.74%) Architect
3 18 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
4 16 (10.26%) Support Engineer
5 15 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (8.97%) Security Engineer
7 13 (8.33%) IP Architect
8 12 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 12 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 11 (7.05%) Network Security Engineer
9 11 (7.05%) Network Specialist
10 10 (6.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 10 (6.41%) IT Engineer
10 10 (6.41%) Network Architect
10 10 (6.41%) Network Operations Specialist
10 10 (6.41%) WAN Engineer
11 8 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (5.13%) Consultant
11 8 (5.13%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (4.49%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.41%) REST
2 6 (3.85%) Django
2 6 (3.85%) Flask
2 6 (3.85%) OpenDaylight
3 4 (2.56%) CSS
3 4 (2.56%) Hibernate
3 4 (2.56%) HTML
3 4 (2.56%) JPA
3 4 (2.56%) jQuery
3 4 (2.56%) JSP
3 4 (2.56%) Spring
4 2 (1.28%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.28%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.18%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.85%) Smartphone
3 5 (3.21%) Driving Licence
3 5 (3.21%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.28%) User Experience
7 1 (0.64%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.64%) PKI
7 1 (0.64%) PMI
7 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (23.72%) Windows
2 28 (17.95%) Windows Server
3 12 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (6.41%) Linux
4 10 (6.41%) Windows 10
5 9 (5.77%) Unix
6 7 (4.49%) Android
7 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2019
8 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (1.92%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.64%) CentOS
10 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (10.90%) ITIL
3 16 (10.26%) Information Security
4 15 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 14 (8.97%) Network Design
6 13 (8.33%) Project Management
6 13 (8.33%) SIEM
7 12 (7.69%) Presales
8 10 (6.41%) Cryptography
8 10 (6.41%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (6.41%) Information Management
8 10 (6.41%) Validation
9 9 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (5.13%) DNA
11 7 (4.49%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.49%) Customer Engagement
11 7 (4.49%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (4.49%) Service Management
12 6 (3.85%) Open Source
12 6 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.77%) Python
2 6 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.56%) Java
3 4 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (26.28%) CCNA
3 38 (24.36%) CCNP
4 30 (19.23%) Security Cleared
5 26 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 16 (10.26%) Degree
7 13 (8.33%) DV Cleared
8 11 (7.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (5.77%) CCDP
10 8 (5.13%) JNCIA
11 6 (3.85%) CCIE
11 6 (3.85%) CCSA
11 6 (3.85%) JNCIS
12 4 (2.56%) HNC
12 4 (2.56%) HND
12 4 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.92%) MCSA
14 2 (1.28%) CEH
14 2 (1.28%) Check Point Certification
14 2 (1.28%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.49%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.21%) SLA
3 4 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 4 (2.56%) GDPR
3 4 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 28 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (8.97%) vSphere
3 12 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.13%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (4.49%) XenApp
5 7 (4.49%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.92%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (7.69%) SCCM
2 11 (7.05%) Ansible
3 9 (5.77%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (3.85%) Nessus
4 6 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.85%) PaperCut
4 6 (3.85%) Puppet
4 6 (3.85%) Salt
5 3 (1.92%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.92%) Nagios
6 2 (1.28%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.28%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.64%) vRealize
Vendors
1 40 (25.64%) VMware
2 36 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 32 (20.51%) Juniper
4 18 (11.54%) CheckPoint
4 18 (11.54%) Veeam
5 14 (8.97%) Fortinet
6 13 (8.33%) Sophos
7 11 (7.05%) Meraki
8 9 (5.77%) Avaya
8 9 (5.77%) Citrix
8 9 (5.77%) NetApp
9 8 (5.13%) Google
9 8 (5.13%) Rapid7
10 7 (4.49%) BroadSoft
10 7 (4.49%) SonicWALL
11 6 (3.85%) Arista
11 6 (3.85%) BMC
11 6 (3.85%) Palo Alto
12 5 (3.21%) Dell
12 5 (3.21%) HP