Period
to 15 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 15 November 2018 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
UK > England
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 68 38
Rank change year-on-year -4 -30 +6
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 6,065 7,770 10,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.00% 4.59% 5.72%
As % of the Vendors category 9.37% 10.38% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4,925 6,729 8,709
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 England.

All Vendors
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 64,727 74,835 78,883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.67% 44.21% 43.74%
Number of salaries quoted 50,711 58,336 64,359
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in England

Cisco
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco in England.

Salary trend for Cisco in England

Cisco
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in England over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco in England

Cisco
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the England region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. 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
London -12 2,293 £52,500 - 325
South East -26 1,179 £47,500 +11.76% 195
North of England -4 975 £40,000 +6.67% 229
Midlands +21 751 £40,500 +5.19% 152
North West +12 622 £40,000 +8.11% 125
West Midlands +27 522 £45,500 +13.75% 91
East of England -2 517 £42,500 -10.53% 88
South West -16 349 £42,500 +8.97% 90
Yorkshire -37 308 £41,500 +3.75% 91
East Midlands +2 227 £35,000 - 61
North East -15 45 £35,000 +7.69% 13
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 2,754 (45.41%) Firewall
2 2,536 (41.81%) Cisco Certification
3 2,266 (37.36%) Windows
4 2,183 (35.99%) VMware
5 1,907 (31.44%) Microsoft
6 1,831 (30.19%) WAN
7 1,702 (28.06%) CCNP
8 1,634 (26.94%) LAN
9 1,558 (25.69%) Active Directory
10 1,403 (23.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1,329 (21.91%) CCNA
12 1,262 (20.81%) Data Centre
13 1,207 (19.90%) Windows Server
14 1,172 (19.32%) CheckPoint
15 1,168 (19.26%) ITIL
16 1,130 (18.63%) Juniper
17 1,052 (17.35%) VPN
18 1,046 (17.25%) Wireless
19 1,000 (16.49%) Linux
20 981 (16.17%) Network Security
21 953 (15.71%) Finance
22 943 (15.55%) BGP
23 941 (15.52%) Cisco ASA
24 874 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
25 846 (13.95%) MPLS
26 839 (13.83%) OSPF
27 831 (13.70%) DNS
28 829 (13.67%) Office 365
29 822 (13.55%) F5
30 802 (13.22%) HP

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 616 (10.16%) MS Exchange
2 248 (4.09%) Skype for Business
3 242 (3.99%) SharePoint
4 219 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 171 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 129 (2.13%) IIS
7 93 (1.53%) Apache
8 82 (1.35%) CMS
9 59 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
10 56 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
11 53 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 51 (0.84%) OpenStack
13 43 (0.71%) nginx
14 41 (0.68%) Tomcat
15 28 (0.46%) WebLogic
16 24 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
17 23 (0.38%) WordPress
18 19 (0.31%) JBoss
19 17 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
20 12 (0.20%) Confluence
Applications
1 324 (5.34%) Microsoft Office
2 119 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 92 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 71 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
5 50 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.099%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.049%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.049%) CATIA
9 3 (0.049%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.016%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 17 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 14 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.12%) Eikon
4 5 (0.082%) Elite 3E
4 5 (0.082%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.066%) C-CURE
5 4 (0.066%) Documaker
5 4 (0.066%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.066%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.066%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.049%) SAP R/3
6 3 (0.049%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.033%) BASE24
7 2 (0.033%) Distributed Ledger
7 2 (0.033%) Lawson
7 2 (0.033%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 1 (0.016%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.016%) Rolfe and Nolan
8 1 (0.016%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.016%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 874 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 829 (13.67%) Office 365
3 688 (11.34%) Amazon AWS
4 147 (2.42%) SaaS
5 127 (2.09%) IaaS
6 91 (1.50%) PaaS
7 79 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
8 61 (1.01%) Mimecast
9 55 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
10 42 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
11 39 (0.64%) G Suite
12 29 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
13 25 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 25 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 22 (0.36%) Amazon S3
15 17 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
16 14 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
17 13 (0.21%) GitHub
18 11 (0.18%) CloudFront
18 11 (0.18%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 2,754 (45.41%) Firewall
2 1,831 (30.19%) WAN
3 1,634 (26.94%) LAN
4 1,052 (17.35%) VPN
5 1,046 (17.25%) Wireless
6 981 (16.17%) Network Security
7 943 (15.55%) BGP
8 941 (15.52%) Cisco ASA
9 846 (13.95%) MPLS
10 839 (13.83%) OSPF
11 831 (13.70%) DNS
12 723 (11.92%) Cisco Nexus
13 712 (11.74%) TCP/IP
14 669 (11.03%) VoIP
15 628 (10.35%) DHCP
16 616 (10.16%) SAN
17 569 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
18 470 (7.75%) VLAN
19 408 (6.73%) Cisco IOS
20 333 (5.49%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 457 (7.54%) SQL Server
2 98 (1.62%) MySQL
3 64 (1.06%) Big Data
4 58 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 47 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
6 34 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
6 34 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 31 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
8 29 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 21 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
9 21 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (0.21%) Oracle Database
11 11 (0.18%) Relational Database
12 10 (0.16%) Azure SQL Database
12 10 (0.16%) Blockchain
12 10 (0.16%) MongoDB
13 8 (0.13%) Cognos Impromptu
14 7 (0.12%) MS Access
15 6 (0.099%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 82 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 36 (0.59%) Jenkins
3 33 (0.54%) Git (software)
4 26 (0.43%) JIRA
5 24 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
6 16 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (0.26%) Metasploit
7 10 (0.16%) PEAR
8 9 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (0.13%) Bitbucket
9 8 (0.13%) Hudson
10 7 (0.12%) Vagrant
11 6 (0.099%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.082%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.066%) AutoIt
13 4 (0.066%) Gerrit
13 4 (0.066%) MSI
13 4 (0.066%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.049%) Maven
15 2 (0.033%) Subversion
General
1 953 (15.71%) Finance
2 528 (8.71%) Telecoms
3 406 (6.69%) Retail
4 281 (4.63%) Banking
5 185 (3.05%) Legal
6 93 (1.53%) Law
7 90 (1.48%) Advertising
8 73 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 72 (1.19%) Marketing
10 65 (1.07%) French Language
11 48 (0.79%) German Language
11 48 (0.79%) Investment Banking
11 48 (0.79%) Italian Language
12 41 (0.68%) Back Office
13 35 (0.58%) Publishing
14 34 (0.56%) Games
15 29 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
16 28 (0.46%) Financial Institution
17 25 (0.41%) Local Government
17 25 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,682 (27.73%) Network Engineer
2 777 (12.81%) Analyst
3 594 (9.79%) Architect
4 572 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 516 (8.51%) Support Engineer
6 510 (8.41%) Cisco Engineer
7 351 (5.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 335 (5.52%) Security Engineer
9 324 (5.34%) Consultant
10 313 (5.16%) Senior Network Engineer
11 311 (5.13%) IT Engineer
12 260 (4.29%) IT Support
13 249 (4.11%) IT Analyst
14 243 (4.01%) Solutions Architect
15 235 (3.87%) Network Security Engineer
16 229 (3.78%) Support Analyst
17 226 (3.73%) Systems Engineer
18 210 (3.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 208 (3.43%) Network Architect
20 192 (3.17%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (1.70%) 802.1X
2 71 (1.17%) XMPP
3 61 (1.01%) Web Services
4 57 (0.94%) .NET
5 50 (0.82%) LAMP
6 48 (0.79%) LDAP
7 44 (0.73%) HTML
8 30 (0.49%) XML
9 29 (0.48%) LEMP Stack
10 27 (0.45%) JSON
10 27 (0.45%) Middleware
11 24 (0.40%) Elastic Stack
12 23 (0.38%) CSS
13 21 (0.35%) J2EE
14 18 (0.30%) .NET Framework
15 14 (0.23%) RabbitMQ
15 14 (0.23%) SOAP
16 13 (0.21%) Hibernate
16 13 (0.21%) Spring
17 12 (0.20%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1,262 (20.81%) Data Centre
2 492 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 398 (6.56%) Self-Motivation
4 257 (4.24%) Management Information System
5 217 (3.58%) Computer Science
6 193 (3.18%) Video Conferencing
7 140 (2.31%) Driving Licence
8 112 (1.85%) Replication
9 109 (1.80%) Public Cloud
10 106 (1.75%) Clustering
10 106 (1.75%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 101 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
12 72 (1.19%) PKI
13 71 (1.17%) Fintech
14 61 (1.01%) Private Cloud
15 60 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
16 58 (0.96%) Blackberry
17 55 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 54 (0.89%) Virtual Team
19 53 (0.87%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 2,266 (37.36%) Windows
2 1,207 (19.90%) Windows Server
3 1,000 (16.49%) Linux
4 599 (9.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 517 (8.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 400 (6.60%) Windows 10
7 369 (6.08%) Windows 7
8 206 (3.40%) Unix
9 199 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 129 (2.13%) CentOS
11 120 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 92 (1.52%) Windows 8
13 81 (1.34%) Android
14 80 (1.32%) Ubuntu
15 68 (1.12%) Mac OS X
16 67 (1.10%) Mac OS
17 44 (0.73%) Windows XP
18 35 (0.58%) Solaris
19 24 (0.40%) Debian
20 20 (0.33%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,168 (19.26%) ITIL
2 765 (12.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 729 (12.02%) Problem-Solving
4 436 (7.19%) Presales
5 385 (6.35%) Network Management
6 369 (6.08%) Load Balancing
7 363 (5.99%) Project Management
8 360 (5.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 359 (5.92%) Information Security
10 350 (5.77%) Mentoring
11 338 (5.57%) Service Management
12 333 (5.49%) Service Delivery
13 316 (5.21%) Network Design
14 315 (5.19%) Incident Management
15 310 (5.11%) Network Monitoring
16 297 (4.90%) SIEM
17 283 (4.67%) Cybersecurity
18 266 (4.39%) Agile Software Development
19 255 (4.20%) Root Cause Analysis
20 249 (4.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 527 (8.69%) SQL
2 410 (6.76%) PowerShell
3 377 (6.22%) Python
4 154 (2.54%) Bash Shell
5 137 (2.26%) Perl
6 112 (1.85%) C
7 68 (1.12%) PHP
8 65 (1.07%) Java
9 54 (0.89%) Shell Script
10 51 (0.84%) C#
11 46 (0.76%) Ruby
12 42 (0.69%) JavaScript
13 38 (0.63%) C++
14 27 (0.45%) Korn
14 27 (0.45%) VB
15 24 (0.40%) Bourne shell
16 23 (0.38%) T-SQL
17 17 (0.28%) VBScript
18 15 (0.25%) Tcl
19 13 (0.21%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2,536 (41.81%) Cisco Certification
2 1,702 (28.06%) CCNP
3 1,329 (21.91%) CCNA
4 595 (9.81%) CCIE
5 543 (8.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 533 (8.79%) Degree
7 402 (6.63%) MCSE
8 374 (6.17%) Security Cleared
9 267 (4.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 263 (4.34%) SC Cleared
11 250 (4.12%) CISSP
12 187 (3.08%) CCDP
13 185 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
13 185 (3.05%) MCSA
14 164 (2.70%) MCP
15 161 (2.65%) SANS
16 133 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
17 121 (2.00%) DV Cleared
18 97 (1.60%) CCSA
19 90 (1.48%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 457 (7.54%) SLA
2 267 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 194 (3.20%) GDPR
4 192 (3.17%) PCI DSS
5 83 (1.37%) Cyber Essentials
6 62 (1.02%) PMO
7 41 (0.68%) QA
8 20 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 18 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 16 (0.26%) ISO 9001
11 13 (0.21%) COBIT
11 13 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 10 (0.16%) PMBOK
13 9 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 8 (0.13%) HIPAA
15 6 (0.099%) Data Quality
16 5 (0.082%) NIST 800
17 4 (0.066%) ISO 22301
18 3 (0.049%) GPG13
18 3 (0.049%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1,558 (25.69%) Active Directory
2 1,403 (23.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 563 (9.28%) Hyper-V
4 269 (4.44%) vSphere
5 228 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
6 207 (3.41%) XenApp
7 135 (2.23%) VMware NSX
8 122 (2.01%) XenDesktop
9 86 (1.42%) Docker
10 72 (1.19%) Terminal Services
10 72 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
11 67 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
12 58 (0.96%) ProxySG
13 46 (0.76%) Firmware
14 38 (0.63%) VMware Server
15 29 (0.48%) NFS
15 29 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
16 26 (0.43%) KVM
17 23 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
18 22 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 403 (6.64%) SCCM
2 233 (3.84%) Cisco CUCM
3 185 (3.05%) Nagios
4 168 (2.77%) Ansible
5 153 (2.52%) Cisco Prime
6 138 (2.28%) Puppet
7 120 (1.98%) SCOM
8 113 (1.86%) FortiGate
9 104 (1.71%) vRealize
10 89 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
11 80 (1.32%) vCenter Server
12 78 (1.29%) Backup Exec
12 78 (1.29%) Stealthwatch
13 71 (1.17%) Cisco UCCX
14 68 (1.12%) Kubernetes
15 66 (1.09%) WSUS
16 65 (1.07%) Nessus
17 64 (1.06%) Terraform
18 47 (0.77%) Cacti
19 42 (0.69%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 2,183 (35.99%) VMware
2 1,907 (31.44%) Microsoft
3 1,172 (19.32%) CheckPoint
4 1,130 (18.63%) Juniper
5 822 (13.55%) F5
6 802 (13.22%) HP
7 724 (11.94%) Citrix
8 674 (11.11%) Palo Alto
9 495 (8.16%) SolarWinds
10 460 (7.58%) Fortinet
11 429 (7.07%) NetApp
12 403 (6.64%) Dell
13 399 (6.58%) Meraki
14 334 (5.51%) EMC
15 247 (4.07%) Avaya
16 225 (3.71%) Red Hat
17 203 (3.35%) Riverbed
18 198 (3.26%) McAfee
19 191 (3.15%) Veeam
20 182 (3.00%) IBM