Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 60 38
Rank change year-on-year -14 -22 -1
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 6,522 8,209 11,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.03% 4.88% 5.79%
As % of the Vendors category 9.16% 11.01% 12.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5,259 7,108 9,574
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 England.

All Vendors
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 71,214 74,593 85,429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.97% 44.37% 44.82%
Number of salaries quoted 55,898 59,125 70,495
England median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -13 2,566 £55,000 +4.76% 275
South East -24 1,383 £45,000 +5.88% 146
North of England -10 939 £40,000 - 152
Midlands -6 678 £41,500 +3.75% 100
East of England -7 542 £45,000 - 57
North West -7 534 £40,000 - 89
West Midlands -4 468 £45,250 +13.13% 70
South West +5 438 £42,500 +6.25% 44
Yorkshire -22 358 £42,075 +5.19% 56
East Midlands -9 207 £37,500 -6.25% 30
North East -24 47 £45,000 +50.00% 7
South Coast - 1 - -
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2,852 (43.73%) Firewall
2 2,708 (41.52%) Cisco Certification
3 2,446 (37.50%) VMware
4 2,394 (36.71%) Windows
5 2,044 (31.34%) WAN
6 1,950 (29.90%) Microsoft
7 1,848 (28.33%) CCNP
8 1,817 (27.86%) LAN
9 1,685 (25.84%) Active Directory
10 1,502 (23.03%) Data Centre
11 1,496 (22.94%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1,467 (22.49%) CCNA
13 1,381 (21.17%) ITIL
14 1,335 (20.47%) Windows Server
15 1,313 (20.13%) VPN
16 1,193 (18.29%) CheckPoint
17 1,188 (18.22%) Cisco ASA
18 1,180 (18.09%) Juniper
19 1,139 (17.46%) Wireless
20 1,029 (15.78%) Finance
21 1,027 (15.75%) Network Security
22 1,026 (15.73%) DNS
23 1,021 (15.65%) F5
24 1,020 (15.64%) Linux
25 991 (15.19%) Microsoft Azure
26 959 (14.70%) Citrix
27 957 (14.67%) HP
28 928 (14.23%) MPLS
29 927 (14.21%) Office 365
30 885 (13.57%) BGP

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
1 705 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 267 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 251 (3.85%) Skype for Business
4 237 (3.63%) SharePoint
5 223 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 123 (1.89%) IIS
7 108 (1.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 83 (1.27%) Apache
9 61 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
10 58 (0.89%) OpenStack
11 55 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
12 35 (0.54%) WebLogic
13 32 (0.49%) Confluence
13 32 (0.49%) JBoss
14 29 (0.44%) Tomcat
15 25 (0.38%) CMS
16 23 (0.35%) WebSphere
17 21 (0.32%) nginx
18 13 (0.20%) SAS
19 10 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 449 (6.88%) Microsoft Office
2 139 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 109 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 67 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 32 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.17%) Acrobat
7 10 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
7 10 (0.15%) Camtasia
8 7 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.046%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.046%) InDesign
10 3 (0.046%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.015%) CATIA
11 1 (0.015%) PTC Creo
11 1 (0.015%) Revit
11 1 (0.015%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 24 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.26%) Documaker
3 14 (0.21%) Elite 3E
4 10 (0.15%) Carpe Diem
5 7 (0.11%) Eikon
5 7 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.092%) Payment Gateway
7 5 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.077%) Sage 200
7 5 (0.077%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 4 (0.061%) Unit4 Business World
8 4 (0.061%) Workfront
9 3 (0.046%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.031%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.031%) Distributed Ledger
10 2 (0.031%) Maximo
10 2 (0.031%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.015%) C-CURE
11 1 (0.015%) Infor M3
11 1 (0.015%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 991 (15.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 927 (14.21%) Office 365
3 820 (12.57%) Amazon AWS
4 167 (2.56%) IaaS
5 159 (2.44%) SaaS
6 138 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
7 109 (1.67%) PaaS
8 73 (1.12%) Mimecast
9 51 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
10 35 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
11 34 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
12 27 (0.41%) Serverless
13 26 (0.40%) Akamai
13 26 (0.40%) G Suite
14 23 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
14 23 (0.35%) GitHub
15 20 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
16 18 (0.28%) Amazon S3
16 18 (0.28%) OneDrive
17 17 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2,852 (43.73%) Firewall
2 2,044 (31.34%) WAN
3 1,817 (27.86%) LAN
4 1,313 (20.13%) VPN
5 1,188 (18.22%) Cisco ASA
6 1,139 (17.46%) Wireless
7 1,027 (15.75%) Network Security
8 1,026 (15.73%) DNS
9 928 (14.23%) MPLS
10 885 (13.57%) BGP
11 822 (12.60%) OSPF
12 793 (12.16%) Cisco Nexus
13 736 (11.28%) TCP/IP
14 724 (11.10%) DHCP
15 717 (10.99%) SAN
16 639 (9.80%) VoIP
17 547 (8.39%) VLAN
18 518 (7.94%) Cisco IOS
19 452 (6.93%) Wi-Fi
20 405 (6.21%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 482 (7.39%) SQL Server
2 117 (1.79%) Big Data
3 94 (1.44%) MySQL
4 77 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 46 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 44 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 37 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 31 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (0.41%) MongoDB
10 26 (0.40%) Blockchain
10 26 (0.40%) Oracle Database
11 25 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
12 24 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
13 21 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (0.31%) Hadoop
15 19 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (0.18%) OLAP
16 12 (0.18%) Oracle OLAP
17 10 (0.15%) Power BI
18 9 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 113 (1.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 72 (1.10%) Git (software)
3 67 (1.03%) Jenkins
4 55 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
5 48 (0.74%) JIRA
6 17 (0.26%) Gerrit
7 14 (0.21%) TeamCity
8 11 (0.17%) Subversion
9 10 (0.15%) Maven
10 9 (0.14%) Vagrant
11 8 (0.12%) Bitbucket
11 8 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (0.077%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.077%) Buildbot
12 5 (0.077%) Mercurial
12 5 (0.077%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.077%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.061%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.061%) JUnit
13 4 (0.061%) PEAR
General
1 1,029 (15.78%) Finance
2 456 (6.99%) Telecoms
3 399 (6.12%) Retail
4 255 (3.91%) Banking
5 144 (2.21%) Manufacturing
6 116 (1.78%) Legal
7 113 (1.73%) Marketing
8 105 (1.61%) Law
9 86 (1.32%) Advertising
10 76 (1.17%) German Language
11 74 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
12 65 (1.00%) Games
12 65 (1.00%) Italian Language
13 59 (0.90%) Back Office
14 52 (0.80%) Financial Institution
15 49 (0.75%) Investment Banking
16 40 (0.61%) French Language
17 33 (0.51%) Billing
18 32 (0.49%) Electronics
19 25 (0.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,818 (27.87%) Network Engineer
2 791 (12.13%) Analyst
3 718 (11.01%) Architect
4 654 (10.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 535 (8.20%) Cisco Engineer
6 517 (7.93%) Support Engineer
7 448 (6.87%) Senior Network Engineer
8 400 (6.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 365 (5.60%) Solutions Architect
10 351 (5.38%) Security Engineer
11 307 (4.71%) Consultant
12 286 (4.39%) Support Analyst
13 278 (4.26%) IT Engineer
14 260 (3.99%) Network Security Engineer
15 254 (3.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 222 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
17 207 (3.17%) IT Support
18 200 (3.07%) Network Architect
19 198 (3.04%) Administrator
19 198 (3.04%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (2.13%) 802.1X
2 99 (1.52%) Middleware
3 93 (1.43%) .NET
3 93 (1.43%) Web Services
4 62 (0.95%) LDAP
5 51 (0.78%) HTML
6 44 (0.67%) JSON
6 44 (0.67%) XML
7 38 (0.58%) LAMP
8 37 (0.57%) XMPP
9 34 (0.52%) SOAP
10 26 (0.40%) Flash
11 23 (0.35%) CSS
12 20 (0.31%) RESTful
13 17 (0.26%) WSH
13 17 (0.26%) YAML
14 16 (0.25%) .NET Framework
14 16 (0.25%) RabbitMQ
15 14 (0.21%) J2EE
16 12 (0.18%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1,502 (23.03%) Data Centre
2 473 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 345 (5.29%) Self-Motivation
4 253 (3.88%) Management Information System
5 228 (3.50%) Computer Science
6 184 (2.82%) Driving Licence
7 139 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
8 134 (2.05%) Blackberry
9 119 (1.82%) Public Cloud
10 118 (1.81%) Replication
11 110 (1.69%) Hedge funds
12 108 (1.66%) Private Cloud
13 101 (1.55%) Clustering
14 92 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 87 (1.33%) Cyberthreat
16 84 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
17 82 (1.26%) PKI
18 80 (1.23%) iPhone
19 75 (1.15%) Fintech
20 74 (1.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2,394 (36.71%) Windows
2 1,335 (20.47%) Windows Server
3 1,020 (15.64%) Linux
4 695 (10.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 642 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 424 (6.50%) Windows 7
7 391 (6.00%) Windows 10
8 237 (3.63%) Unix
9 148 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 140 (2.15%) Android
10 140 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 125 (1.92%) CentOS
12 113 (1.73%) Windows 8
13 77 (1.18%) Ubuntu
14 70 (1.07%) Solaris
15 61 (0.94%) Windows XP
16 55 (0.84%) Mac OS X
17 53 (0.81%) Mac OS
18 25 (0.38%) Debian
19 23 (0.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,381 (21.17%) ITIL
2 703 (10.78%) Problem-Solving
3 585 (8.97%) Presales
4 490 (7.51%) Load Balancing
5 441 (6.76%) Project Management
6 434 (6.65%) Network Design
7 399 (6.12%) Network Monitoring
8 388 (5.95%) Service Management
9 387 (5.93%) Network Management
10 385 (5.90%) Incident Management
11 377 (5.78%) Service Delivery
12 324 (4.97%) Disaster Recovery
13 305 (4.68%) Change Management
14 288 (4.42%) DevOps
15 284 (4.35%) Migration
16 271 (4.16%) Information Security
17 270 (4.14%) Mentoring
18 255 (3.91%) Agile Software Development
19 252 (3.86%) Continuous Improvement
20 250 (3.83%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 500 (7.67%) PowerShell
2 465 (7.13%) SQL
3 393 (6.03%) Python
4 166 (2.55%) Bash Shell
5 136 (2.09%) C
6 100 (1.53%) Perl
7 84 (1.29%) Java
8 77 (1.18%) PHP
9 75 (1.15%) JavaScript
10 62 (0.95%) Ruby
11 51 (0.78%) Shell Script
12 33 (0.51%) VBScript
13 29 (0.44%) C#
14 23 (0.35%) C++
15 22 (0.34%) VB
16 20 (0.31%) T-SQL
17 11 (0.17%) Bourne shell
18 10 (0.15%) Korn
19 9 (0.14%) VBA
20 7 (0.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2,708 (41.52%) Cisco Certification
2 1,848 (28.33%) CCNP
3 1,467 (22.49%) CCNA
4 653 (10.01%) CCIE
5 626 (9.60%) Degree
6 528 (8.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 419 (6.42%) Security Cleared
8 345 (5.29%) MCSE
9 288 (4.42%) SC Cleared
10 225 (3.45%) CISSP
11 213 (3.27%) MCSA
12 207 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 205 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
14 202 (3.10%) CCDP
15 159 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
16 149 (2.28%) MCP
17 132 (2.02%) DV Cleared
18 106 (1.63%) CCSP
19 90 (1.38%) MCITP
20 89 (1.36%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 532 (8.16%) SLA
2 202 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 149 (2.28%) PCI DSS
4 114 (1.75%) GDPR
5 82 (1.26%) Cyber Essentials
6 67 (1.03%) QA
7 44 (0.67%) PMO
8 39 (0.60%) COBIT
9 25 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 19 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 16 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 14 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 12 (0.18%) GPG13
13 12 (0.18%) ISO 9001
14 11 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 11 (0.17%) PMBOK
15 7 (0.11%) GCP
16 6 (0.092%) ISO 22301
17 5 (0.077%) Government Security Classifications
17 5 (0.077%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 1,685 (25.84%) Active Directory
2 1,496 (22.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 606 (9.29%) Hyper-V
4 305 (4.68%) vSphere
5 249 (3.82%) XenApp
6 248 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
7 142 (2.18%) VMware NSX
8 125 (1.92%) XenDesktop
9 111 (1.70%) Virtual Servers
10 101 (1.55%) Docker
11 81 (1.24%) Firmware
12 73 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
13 66 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
14 64 (0.98%) ProxySG
15 54 (0.83%) Terminal Services
16 48 (0.74%) XenServer
17 27 (0.41%) VMware Server
18 25 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
19 24 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
20 21 (0.32%) NFS
Systems Management
1 414 (6.35%) SCCM
2 213 (3.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 206 (3.16%) Cisco Prime
4 187 (2.87%) Nagios
5 167 (2.56%) Ansible
6 162 (2.48%) Puppet
7 139 (2.13%) Backup Exec
8 130 (1.99%) FortiGate
9 117 (1.79%) vRealize
10 116 (1.78%) SCOM
11 94 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
12 93 (1.43%) vCenter Server
13 85 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
13 85 (1.30%) Terraform
14 67 (1.03%) WSUS
15 57 (0.87%) Cacti
16 54 (0.83%) Cisco LMS
16 54 (0.83%) Opsview
17 51 (0.78%) AirWatch
18 47 (0.72%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2,446 (37.50%) VMware
2 1,950 (29.90%) Microsoft
3 1,193 (18.29%) CheckPoint
4 1,180 (18.09%) Juniper
5 1,021 (15.65%) F5
6 959 (14.70%) Citrix
7 957 (14.67%) HP
8 628 (9.63%) Palo Alto
9 539 (8.26%) Fortinet
10 517 (7.93%) SolarWinds
11 475 (7.28%) NetApp
12 426 (6.53%) Dell
13 415 (6.36%) EMC
14 378 (5.80%) Meraki
15 229 (3.51%) Blue Coat
16 228 (3.50%) Aruba
17 226 (3.47%) Avaya
18 224 (3.43%) Google
19 223 (3.42%) Splunk
20 222 (3.40%) Veeam