Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 103 66 55
Rank change year-on-year -37 -11 +19
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 3,072 3,137 6,705
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.28% 4.25% 5.03%
As % of the Vendors category 8.47% 10.53% 12.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2,122 2,581 5,214
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £27,000
25th Percentile £37,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
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 36,253 29,782 55,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.67% 40.36% 41.80%
Number of salaries quoted 24,527 23,272 43,469
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +1.01%
75th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +4.17%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -72 906 £58,000 -3.33% 135
South East -22 625 £45,000 -10.00% 97
North of England -3 588 £45,000 - 98
Midlands +1 504 £42,500 +6.25% 72
North West +2 331 £47,500 +5.56% 63
West Midlands +5 330 £46,250 +3.93% 39
South West -42 264 £47,000 +10.59% 52
Yorkshire +7 218 £45,000 - 25
East of England -17 188 £50,000 +6.95% 26
East Midlands +4 177 £40,000 +6.67% 33
North East -5 41 £36,250 -12.65% 10
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 1,463 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 1,247 (40.59%) Firewall
3 996 (32.42%) Windows
4 935 (30.44%) Cisco Certification
5 851 (27.70%) VMware
6 762 (24.80%) WAN
7 755 (24.58%) Azure
8 734 (23.89%) LAN
9 685 (22.30%) Active Directory
10 648 (21.09%) Microsoft 365
11 613 (19.95%) Windows Server
12 599 (19.50%) CCNP
13 543 (17.68%) CCNA
14 540 (17.58%) VMware Infrastructure
15 528 (17.19%) Data Centre
16 521 (16.96%) Cybersecurity
17 508 (16.54%) ITIL
18 495 (16.11%) Social Skills
19 462 (15.04%) VPN
20 451 (14.68%) Linux
21 442 (14.39%) Multimedia
22 440 (14.32%) A+ Certification
22 440 (14.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 417 (13.57%) Finance
24 407 (13.25%) DNS
25 396 (12.89%) Juniper
26 395 (12.86%) Network Security
26 395 (12.86%) AWS
27 383 (12.47%) Wireless
28 354 (11.52%) Palo Alto

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
1 179 (5.83%) MS Exchange
2 151 (4.92%) SharePoint
3 55 (1.79%) IIS
4 50 (1.63%) Apache
5 45 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 30 (0.98%) nginx
7 29 (0.94%) Tomcat
8 27 (0.88%) Skype for Business
9 22 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (0.42%) ejabberd
10 13 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (0.33%) OpenStack
11 10 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (0.29%) Apache Spark
13 8 (0.26%) Confluence
14 4 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.13%) SAS
15 3 (0.098%) Camunda
16 2 (0.065%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.065%) WebSphere
Applications
1 229 (7.45%) Microsoft Office
2 59 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 52 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 38 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.20%) Chatbot
5 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.20%) MicroStation
5 6 (0.20%) Revit
6 1 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.033%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.16%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.098%) FastStats
2 3 (0.098%) Magento
2 3 (0.098%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.098%) Sage 200
2 3 (0.098%) Sage 300 ERP
2 3 (0.098%) Sage CRM
2 3 (0.098%) Unica
3 2 (0.065%) Carpe Diem
3 2 (0.065%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.033%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.033%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.033%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.033%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.033%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.033%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 755 (24.58%) Azure
2 648 (21.09%) Microsoft 365
3 395 (12.86%) AWS
4 107 (3.48%) IaaS
5 96 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
6 71 (2.31%) SaaS
7 67 (2.18%) PaaS
8 58 (1.89%) Mimecast
9 31 (1.01%) OneDrive
10 28 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
11 27 (0.88%) GCP
12 21 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 19 (0.62%) Azure Sentinel
13 19 (0.62%) Google Workspace
14 16 (0.52%) Serverless
15 13 (0.42%) OpenShift
15 13 (0.42%) Slack
16 11 (0.36%) AWS Direct Connect
17 10 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
17 10 (0.33%) Cohesity
Communications & Networking
1 1,247 (40.59%) Firewall
2 762 (24.80%) WAN
3 734 (23.89%) LAN
4 462 (15.04%) VPN
5 407 (13.25%) DNS
6 395 (12.86%) Network Security
7 383 (12.47%) Wireless
8 344 (11.20%) BGP
9 328 (10.68%) DHCP
10 312 (10.16%) Cisco ASA
11 298 (9.70%) SAN
11 298 (9.70%) TCP/IP
12 294 (9.57%) MPLS
13 275 (8.95%) OSPF
14 226 (7.36%) VoIP
15 222 (7.23%) VLAN
16 202 (6.58%) SD-WAN
17 183 (5.96%) Wi-Fi
18 173 (5.63%) Cisco Nexus
19 159 (5.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 30 (0.98%) MySQL
3 21 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
4 15 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 9 (0.29%) Amazon Redshift
6 8 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (0.26%) Big Data
6 8 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (0.23%) InfluxDB
7 7 (0.23%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.20%) Redis
9 5 (0.16%) ObjectStore
9 5 (0.16%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (0.13%) MS Access
10 4 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.13%) Power BI
10 4 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (0.78%) JIRA
2 20 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
3 19 (0.62%) Git (software)
4 16 (0.52%) Metasploit
5 12 (0.39%) Jenkins
6 9 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (0.23%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.16%) Burp Suite
9 5 (0.16%) GitLab
10 4 (0.13%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.098%) GCC
11 3 (0.098%) Robot Framework
12 2 (0.065%) Rational Team Concert
13 1 (0.033%) eggPlant
13 1 (0.033%) GDB
13 1 (0.033%) Maven
13 1 (0.033%) MSI
13 1 (0.033%) TeamCity
General
1 495 (16.11%) Social Skills
2 442 (14.39%) Multimedia
3 417 (13.57%) Finance
4 261 (8.50%) Telecoms
5 140 (4.56%) Public Sector
6 130 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
7 95 (3.09%) Banking
8 73 (2.38%) Manufacturing
9 67 (2.18%) Law
10 63 (2.05%) Organisational Skills
11 62 (2.02%) Marketing
12 57 (1.86%) Retail
13 55 (1.79%) Legal
14 38 (1.24%) Documentation Skills
14 38 (1.24%) Electronics
15 37 (1.20%) Presentation Skills
16 30 (0.98%) Aerospace
17 29 (0.94%) Military
18 23 (0.75%) Games
19 22 (0.72%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 972 (31.64%) Network Engineer
2 489 (15.92%) Trainee
3 391 (12.73%) Analyst
4 355 (11.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 283 (9.21%) Support Engineer
6 247 (8.04%) IT Engineer
7 223 (7.26%) Security Analyst
8 216 (7.03%) IT Support
9 196 (6.38%) Senior Network Engineer
10 189 (6.15%) Cisco Engineer
11 186 (6.05%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 179 (5.83%) Trainee Analyst
13 174 (5.66%) Trainee Network Engineer
14 172 (5.60%) Architect
15 153 (4.98%) IT Support Engineer
16 147 (4.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
17 132 (4.30%) Administrator
18 125 (4.07%) Consultant
19 93 (3.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
20 90 (2.93%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (1.53%) 802.1X
2 41 (1.33%) Web Services
3 34 (1.11%) XMPP
4 24 (0.78%) LDAP
5 21 (0.68%) JSON
6 19 (0.62%) Middleware
7 14 (0.46%) COM
8 12 (0.39%) REST
9 10 (0.33%) CSS
10 9 (0.29%) Elastic Stack
10 9 (0.29%) HTML
10 9 (0.29%) Matplotlib
10 9 (0.29%) NumPy
10 9 (0.29%) Pandas
10 9 (0.29%) React
10 9 (0.29%) scikit-learn
10 9 (0.29%) XGBoost
11 8 (0.26%) YAML
12 7 (0.23%) LAMP
12 7 (0.23%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 528 (17.19%) Data Centre
2 115 (3.74%) Management Information System
3 110 (3.58%) Self-Motivation
4 104 (3.39%) Public Cloud
5 58 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
6 55 (1.79%) Clustering
7 52 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
8 48 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
9 41 (1.33%) Driving Licence
10 39 (1.27%) Replication
11 33 (1.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 33 (1.07%) PKI
12 28 (0.91%) iPhone
13 25 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
14 21 (0.68%) Client/Server
15 20 (0.65%) iPad
16 19 (0.62%) Cyberthreat
17 18 (0.59%) Blackberry
17 18 (0.59%) NHS
18 16 (0.52%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 996 (32.42%) Windows
2 613 (19.95%) Windows Server
3 451 (14.68%) Linux
4 230 (7.49%) Windows 10
5 216 (7.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 173 (5.63%) Windows Server 2016
7 167 (5.44%) Windows Server 2019
8 129 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 97 (3.16%) Windows 7
10 78 (2.54%) Unix
11 63 (2.05%) Ubuntu
12 57 (1.86%) Android
13 49 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 46 (1.50%) CentOS
15 39 (1.27%) Mac OS
16 29 (0.94%) Debian
17 22 (0.72%) Mac OS X
18 15 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
19 13 (0.42%) Kali Linux
20 12 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 521 (16.96%) Cybersecurity
2 508 (16.54%) ITIL
3 440 (14.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 329 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
5 256 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
6 196 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 182 (5.92%) Network Design
8 173 (5.63%) Presales
9 159 (5.18%) Project Management
10 156 (5.08%) DevOps
11 143 (4.65%) Load Balancing
12 131 (4.26%) Service Delivery
13 126 (4.10%) Agile Software Development
13 126 (4.10%) Information Security
14 125 (4.07%) Computer Science
15 123 (4.00%) Migration
16 120 (3.91%) Project Delivery
17 106 (3.45%) Network Management
18 105 (3.42%) Service Management
19 101 (3.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 277 (9.02%) PowerShell
2 159 (5.18%) Python
3 143 (4.65%) SQL
4 68 (2.21%) Bash Shell
5 56 (1.82%) C
6 32 (1.04%) Perl
7 26 (0.85%) PHP
8 14 (0.46%) Shell Script
9 13 (0.42%) Ruby
10 12 (0.39%) Java
10 12 (0.39%) JavaScript
10 12 (0.39%) VB
11 10 (0.33%) C++
11 10 (0.33%) VBScript
12 8 (0.26%) C#
13 7 (0.23%) Korn
14 6 (0.20%) R
15 5 (0.16%) Lua
16 4 (0.13%) Go
16 4 (0.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 935 (30.44%) Cisco Certification
2 599 (19.50%) CCNP
3 543 (17.68%) CCNA
4 440 (14.32%) A+ Certification
5 267 (8.69%) Security Cleared
6 206 (6.71%) Degree
7 190 (6.18%) SC Cleared
8 148 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 140 (4.56%) CCIE
10 79 (2.57%) MCSE
11 74 (2.41%) DV Cleared
12 63 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
13 61 (1.99%) MCSA
14 58 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 57 (1.86%) Network+ Certification
16 51 (1.66%) Linux+ Certification
17 49 (1.60%) CISSP
17 49 (1.60%) JNCIA
18 46 (1.50%) CCDP
19 44 (1.43%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (3.94%) SLA
2 101 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 61 (1.99%) PCI DSS
4 48 (1.56%) GDPR
5 31 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials
6 28 (0.91%) NIST
7 26 (0.85%) QA
8 19 (0.62%) COBIT
9 17 (0.55%) PMO
10 13 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 12 (0.39%) NCSC
12 10 (0.33%) ISO 9001
13 6 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 6 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 6 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 6 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.13%) GRC
15 3 (0.098%) BS25999
15 3 (0.098%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 2 (0.065%) ITGC
System Software
1 685 (22.30%) Active Directory
2 540 (17.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 314 (10.22%) Hyper-V
4 125 (4.07%) vSphere
5 86 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
6 76 (2.47%) XenApp
7 63 (2.05%) VMware NSX
8 53 (1.73%) XenDesktop
9 42 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
10 39 (1.27%) Docker
11 31 (1.01%) BitLocker
12 28 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
13 22 (0.72%) KVM
13 22 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
14 21 (0.68%) iptables
15 20 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 19 (0.62%) QEMU
17 15 (0.49%) Firmware
17 15 (0.49%) VMware Server
18 14 (0.46%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 158 (5.14%) SCCM
2 147 (4.79%) Ansible
3 131 (4.26%) Microsoft Intune
4 101 (3.29%) FortiGate
5 70 (2.28%) Cisco CUCM
6 60 (1.95%) Terraform
7 55 (1.79%) Puppet
8 41 (1.33%) Kubernetes
9 40 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
9 40 (1.30%) Nessus
10 36 (1.17%) vCenter Server
11 34 (1.11%) ZABBIX
12 30 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
12 30 (0.98%) HAProxy
13 27 (0.88%) Nagios
14 26 (0.85%) Jamf Pro
15 24 (0.78%) vRealize
16 23 (0.75%) Active Directory Federation Services
17 22 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
18 20 (0.65%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1,463 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 851 (27.70%) VMware
3 396 (12.89%) Juniper
4 354 (11.52%) Palo Alto
5 307 (9.99%) Meraki
6 303 (9.86%) CheckPoint
7 302 (9.83%) HP
8 283 (9.21%) Citrix
9 235 (7.65%) F5
10 224 (7.29%) Fortinet
11 185 (6.02%) Dell
12 164 (5.34%) Veeam
13 144 (4.69%) NetApp
14 131 (4.26%) SolarWinds
15 107 (3.48%) Aruba
16 100 (3.26%) EMC
17 89 (2.90%) Avaya
18 83 (2.70%) Sophos
19 77 (2.51%) Red Hat
20 76 (2.47%) Mitel