Period
to 12 April 2021

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 12 April 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
UK > England
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 87 66 60
Rank change year-on-year -21 -6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 2,554 4,352 6,514
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.47% 4.16% 4.72%
As % of the Vendors category 9.26% 10.20% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,833 3,570 5,277
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,475 £28,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £76,975 £76,250 £75,000
UK 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 England.

All Vendors
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 27,594 42,665 57,433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 37.53% 40.74% 41.62%
Number of salaries quoted 21,011 33,333 44,884
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,949 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +3.90% +5.26%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in England

Cisco
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Cisco in England

Cisco
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco in England over the 6 months to 12 April 2021.

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 12 April 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
London -42 778 £60,000 +4.35% 136
South East -10 524 £50,000 - 88
North of England +6 493 £45,000 +5.88% 104
Midlands -8 370 £40,000 -5.88% 92
North West +17 289 £45,000 +12.50% 58
West Midlands +4 253 £40,000 -5.88% 65
South West -24 243 £45,000 +5.88% 56
Yorkshire -9 163 £45,000 - 33
East of England -5 141 £44,750 -0.56% 19
East Midlands -11 120 £39,000 -2.50% 27
North East +14 45 £35,665 -11.94% 13
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 12 April 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 England region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 1,098 (42.99%) Microsoft
2 1,095 (42.87%) Firewall
3 901 (35.28%) Windows
4 882 (34.53%) Cisco Certification
5 785 (30.74%) VMware
6 695 (27.21%) WAN
7 614 (24.04%) Azure
8 605 (23.69%) LAN
9 588 (23.02%) Active Directory
10 556 (21.77%) CCNP
11 528 (20.67%) Microsoft 365
12 525 (20.56%) Windows Server
13 521 (20.40%) VMware Infrastructure
14 499 (19.54%) CCNA
15 417 (16.33%) DNS
16 414 (16.21%) Linux
17 410 (16.05%) ITIL
18 394 (15.43%) Data Centre
19 378 (14.80%) Network Security
20 373 (14.60%) AWS
21 369 (14.45%) Juniper
22 358 (14.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 352 (13.78%) Finance
24 350 (13.70%) Cisco ASA
25 334 (13.08%) Wireless
26 333 (13.04%) VPN
27 324 (12.69%) BGP
28 300 (11.75%) Problem-Solving
29 298 (11.67%) Palo Alto
30 291 (11.39%) DHCP

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
1 134 (5.25%) MS Exchange
2 111 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 48 (1.88%) IIS
4 45 (1.76%) Apache
5 33 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (0.90%) nginx
7 21 (0.82%) Skype for Business
8 19 (0.74%) Tomcat
9 18 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
10 16 (0.63%) OpenStack
11 11 (0.43%) ejabberd
12 9 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (0.27%) Confluence
14 6 (0.23%) Camunda
15 5 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.16%) Apache Spark
17 3 (0.12%) IBM Notes
17 3 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
18 1 (0.039%) SAS
18 1 (0.039%) WebLogic
Applications
1 153 (5.99%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (1.57%) MS Visio
3 37 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 28 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.039%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.039%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.20%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.078%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.039%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.039%) Magento
3 1 (0.039%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.039%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.039%) Sage 300 ERP
3 1 (0.039%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.039%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.039%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 614 (24.04%) Azure
2 528 (20.67%) Microsoft 365
3 373 (14.60%) AWS
4 90 (3.52%) IaaS
5 82 (3.21%) SaaS
6 80 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 55 (2.15%) PaaS
8 48 (1.88%) Mimecast
9 36 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 34 (1.33%) GCP
11 23 (0.90%) OpenShift
12 22 (0.86%) AWS Direct Connect
13 17 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
14 16 (0.63%) Slack
15 15 (0.59%) Google Workspace
15 15 (0.59%) OneDrive
15 15 (0.59%) Serverless
16 10 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
17 8 (0.31%) Power Platform
18 7 (0.27%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 1,095 (42.87%) Firewall
2 695 (27.21%) WAN
3 605 (23.69%) LAN
4 417 (16.33%) DNS
5 378 (14.80%) Network Security
6 350 (13.70%) Cisco ASA
7 334 (13.08%) Wireless
8 333 (13.04%) VPN
9 324 (12.69%) BGP
10 291 (11.39%) DHCP
11 288 (11.28%) TCP/IP
12 277 (10.85%) OSPF
13 261 (10.22%) MPLS
14 238 (9.32%) SAN
15 236 (9.24%) VoIP
16 224 (8.77%) VLAN
17 180 (7.05%) Cisco Nexus
18 167 (6.54%) SD-WAN
19 134 (5.25%) Wi-Fi
20 122 (4.78%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (5.25%) SQL Server
2 29 (1.14%) MySQL
3 28 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
4 13 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (0.31%) Big Data
8 6 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.23%) Redis
8 6 (0.23%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (0.23%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (0.20%) MariaDB
9 5 (0.20%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.20%) Power BI
10 4 (0.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.16%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.12%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
2 22 (0.86%) JIRA
3 16 (0.63%) Git (software)
3 16 (0.63%) Jenkins
4 10 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (0.31%) Metasploit
6 7 (0.27%) Bitbucket
6 7 (0.27%) Gradle
6 7 (0.27%) Maven
6 7 (0.27%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (0.23%) Robot Framework
7 6 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (0.20%) Ant
8 5 (0.20%) GitLab
9 2 (0.078%) GCC
9 2 (0.078%) Rational Team Concert
10 1 (0.039%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.039%) Burp Suite
General
1 352 (13.78%) Finance
2 240 (9.40%) Multimedia
3 206 (8.07%) Telecoms
4 102 (3.99%) Public Sector
5 99 (3.88%) Banking
6 64 (2.51%) Law
7 43 (1.68%) Marketing
7 43 (1.68%) Retail
8 40 (1.57%) Legal
9 34 (1.33%) Manufacturing
10 28 (1.10%) Aerospace
11 26 (1.02%) Electronics
12 24 (0.94%) Military
13 20 (0.78%) French Language
14 19 (0.74%) Automotive
15 17 (0.67%) Games
16 13 (0.51%) German Language
16 13 (0.51%) Publishing
17 11 (0.43%) Financial Institution
18 10 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 814 (31.87%) Network Engineer
2 283 (11.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 281 (11.00%) Trainee
4 259 (10.14%) IT Engineer
5 258 (10.10%) Support Engineer
6 238 (9.32%) Analyst
7 202 (7.91%) Senior Network Engineer
8 197 (7.71%) IT Support
9 168 (6.58%) Architect
10 149 (5.83%) Cisco Engineer
11 140 (5.48%) IT Support Engineer
12 116 (4.54%) Administrator
13 112 (4.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 102 (3.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 102 (3.99%) Security Analyst
15 92 (3.60%) Consultant
16 85 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
16 85 (3.33%) Trainee IT Support
16 85 (3.33%) Trainee Support Engineer
17 83 (3.25%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (1.64%) Web Services
2 35 (1.37%) 802.1X
3 26 (1.02%) LDAP
3 26 (1.02%) XMPP
4 22 (0.86%) JSON
5 14 (0.55%) COM
6 12 (0.47%) Middleware
6 12 (0.47%) REST
7 9 (0.35%) HTML
8 8 (0.31%) .NET
8 8 (0.31%) CSS
9 7 (0.27%) Django
9 7 (0.27%) FIX Protocol
10 6 (0.23%) Flask
10 6 (0.23%) LAMP
10 6 (0.23%) OpenDaylight
11 5 (0.20%) React
11 5 (0.20%) SAML
11 5 (0.20%) YAML
12 4 (0.16%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 394 (15.43%) Data Centre
2 116 (4.54%) Analytical Skills
3 112 (4.39%) Management Information System
4 80 (3.13%) Public Cloud
5 78 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
6 62 (2.43%) Clustering
7 47 (1.84%) Replication
8 44 (1.72%) Driving Licence
9 35 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 26 (1.02%) Client/Server
10 26 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
11 25 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
12 21 (0.82%) PKI
13 17 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
14 16 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
15 14 (0.55%) iPhone
16 13 (0.51%) Blackberry
16 13 (0.51%) Life Science
16 13 (0.51%) NHS
16 13 (0.51%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 901 (35.28%) Windows
2 525 (20.56%) Windows Server
3 414 (16.21%) Linux
4 203 (7.95%) Windows 10
5 186 (7.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 141 (5.52%) Windows Server 2016
7 114 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 105 (4.11%) Windows Server 2019
9 93 (3.64%) Windows 7
10 60 (2.35%) Unix
11 52 (2.04%) Android
12 45 (1.76%) Ubuntu
13 41 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 31 (1.21%) CentOS
15 27 (1.06%) Mac OS
16 23 (0.90%) Debian
17 22 (0.86%) Mac OS X
18 15 (0.59%) Windows 8
19 10 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
20 6 (0.23%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (16.05%) ITIL
2 358 (14.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 300 (11.75%) Problem-Solving
4 259 (10.14%) Cybersecurity
5 176 (6.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 158 (6.19%) Presales
7 157 (6.15%) DevOps
8 153 (5.99%) Network Design
9 134 (5.25%) Load Balancing
10 121 (4.74%) Agile Software Development
11 117 (4.58%) Project Management
12 102 (3.99%) Information Security
12 102 (3.99%) Project Delivery
13 98 (3.84%) Service Delivery
14 94 (3.68%) Migration
15 89 (3.48%) Service Management
16 87 (3.41%) Network Management
17 84 (3.29%) High Availability
17 84 (3.29%) Mentoring
18 81 (3.17%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 226 (8.85%) PowerShell
2 131 (5.13%) SQL
3 130 (5.09%) Python
4 45 (1.76%) C
5 38 (1.49%) Bash Shell
6 31 (1.21%) PHP
7 25 (0.98%) Perl
8 14 (0.55%) JavaScript
9 11 (0.43%) Java
10 10 (0.39%) C++
11 9 (0.35%) Ruby
11 9 (0.35%) VB
12 8 (0.31%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.31%) VBScript
13 7 (0.27%) C#
13 7 (0.27%) Go
14 5 (0.20%) R
15 2 (0.078%) Lisp
15 2 (0.078%) Tcl
15 2 (0.078%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 882 (34.53%) Cisco Certification
2 556 (21.77%) CCNP
3 499 (19.54%) CCNA
4 230 (9.01%) A+ Certification
5 218 (8.54%) Security Cleared
6 177 (6.93%) Degree
7 162 (6.34%) SC Cleared
8 140 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 134 (5.25%) CCIE
10 84 (3.29%) MCSE
11 73 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 63 (2.47%) DV Cleared
13 59 (2.31%) MCSA
14 58 (2.27%) CISSP
15 55 (2.15%) Network+ Certification
16 51 (2.00%) Linux+ Certification
17 50 (1.96%) JNCIP
18 47 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
19 45 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
20 39 (1.53%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (4.27%) SLA
2 80 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 65 (2.55%) PCI DSS
4 35 (1.37%) GDPR
5 28 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials
6 21 (0.82%) QA
7 15 (0.59%) NIST
8 14 (0.55%) COBIT
9 12 (0.47%) PMO
10 10 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 9 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 8 (0.31%) ISO 9001
13 7 (0.27%) NCSC
14 6 (0.23%) BS25999
15 5 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 4 (0.16%) GRC
17 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 1 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 27005
18 1 (0.039%) JSP 440
System Software
1 588 (23.02%) Active Directory
2 521 (20.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 275 (10.77%) Hyper-V
4 120 (4.70%) vSphere
5 90 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
5 90 (3.52%) XenApp
6 70 (2.74%) XenDesktop
7 58 (2.27%) VMware NSX
8 51 (2.00%) Docker
9 44 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
10 26 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 24 (0.94%) KVM
12 23 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
13 19 (0.74%) Firmware
14 17 (0.67%) BitLocker
15 16 (0.63%) iptables
15 16 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
16 14 (0.55%) QEMU
17 11 (0.43%) Kamailio
17 11 (0.43%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 175 (6.85%) Ansible
2 158 (6.19%) SCCM
3 110 (4.31%) Microsoft Intune
4 91 (3.56%) FortiGate
5 76 (2.98%) Terraform
6 67 (2.62%) Puppet
7 59 (2.31%) Kubernetes
8 39 (1.53%) Cisco CUCM
9 36 (1.41%) HAProxy
10 33 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
11 32 (1.25%) vCenter Server
12 31 (1.21%) vRealize
13 28 (1.10%) Nessus
14 26 (1.02%) Nagios
15 23 (0.90%) ZABBIX
16 22 (0.86%) Cisco Prime
17 20 (0.78%) Jamf Pro
17 20 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
18 19 (0.74%) SCVMM
19 18 (0.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1,098 (42.99%) Microsoft
2 785 (30.74%) VMware
3 369 (14.45%) Juniper
4 298 (11.67%) Palo Alto
5 274 (10.73%) CheckPoint
6 270 (10.57%) HP
7 262 (10.26%) Citrix
7 262 (10.26%) Meraki
8 247 (9.67%) F5
9 227 (8.89%) Fortinet
10 169 (6.62%) Dell
11 167 (6.54%) Veeam
12 114 (4.46%) Avaya
13 113 (4.42%) NetApp
14 112 (4.39%) SolarWinds
15 92 (3.60%) EMC
16 89 (3.48%) Aruba
17 77 (3.01%) McAfee
17 77 (3.01%) Sophos
18 73 (2.86%) SonicWALL