Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 84 64 62
Rank change year-on-year -20 -2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 2,113 4,928 6,032
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.69% 4.25% 4.34%
As % of the Vendors category 9.76% 10.21% 10.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,980 4,270 5,287
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,609 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.02% +0.23% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,600 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.04% +0.21% +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 21,656 48,256 58,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 37.80% 41.62% 41.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17,173 37,549 45,744
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -7 706 £62,500 +8.70% 89
South East -15 444 £51,500 +3.00% 79
North of England +4 379 £45,000 +7.14% 82
Midlands -24 263 £40,000 -11.11% 44
North West +10 240 £45,000 +12.50% 53
South West +1 208 £45,000 +2.27% 30
West Midlands -22 175 £40,307 -15.14% 32
East of England +3 125 £47,500 +14.46% 20
Yorkshire -23 110 £42,500 -5.03% 25
East Midlands -23 89 £42,500 - 12
North East +26 35 £42,250 +8.33% 4
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 998 (47.23%) Firewall
2 885 (41.88%) Microsoft
3 806 (38.14%) Windows
4 768 (36.35%) Cisco Certification
5 767 (36.30%) VMware
6 706 (33.41%) WAN
7 600 (28.40%) Azure
8 598 (28.30%) Active Directory
9 585 (27.69%) LAN
10 531 (25.13%) Office 365
11 486 (23.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 471 (22.29%) CCNA
13 457 (21.63%) Windows Server
14 430 (20.35%) CCNP
15 405 (19.17%) DNS
16 355 (16.80%) ITIL
17 349 (16.52%) VPN
18 344 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 312 (14.77%) Cisco ASA
20 309 (14.62%) Network Security
20 309 (14.62%) Finance
21 301 (14.25%) AWS
22 297 (14.06%) BGP
23 296 (14.01%) Linux
24 295 (13.96%) Juniper
25 294 (13.91%) Data Centre
26 291 (13.77%) Wireless
27 288 (13.63%) CheckPoint
28 279 (13.20%) DHCP
29 275 (13.01%) VoIP

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
1 140 (6.63%) MS Exchange
2 122 (5.77%) SharePoint
3 61 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 46 (2.18%) Skype for Business
5 43 (2.04%) IIS
6 35 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (1.09%) Apache
8 15 (0.71%) OpenStack
9 9 (0.43%) CMS
10 8 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.28%) Camunda
13 4 (0.19%) Confluence
13 4 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.14%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.14%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.095%) Apache Spark
15 2 (0.095%) nginx
15 2 (0.095%) SharePoint 2010
16 1 (0.047%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 149 (7.05%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (2.18%) MS Visio
3 24 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.095%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.047%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.047%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 600 (28.40%) Azure
2 531 (25.13%) Office 365
3 301 (14.25%) AWS
4 82 (3.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 77 (3.64%) IaaS
6 63 (2.98%) SaaS
7 46 (2.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 42 (1.99%) GCP
8 42 (1.99%) Mimecast
9 36 (1.70%) PaaS
10 34 (1.61%) Route 53
11 28 (1.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 24 (1.14%) OneDrive
13 23 (1.09%) Slack
14 21 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
15 17 (0.80%) Amazon S3
15 17 (0.80%) G Suite
15 17 (0.80%) OpenShift
16 16 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
17 12 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 998 (47.23%) Firewall
2 706 (33.41%) WAN
3 585 (27.69%) LAN
4 405 (19.17%) DNS
5 349 (16.52%) VPN
6 312 (14.77%) Cisco ASA
7 309 (14.62%) Network Security
8 297 (14.06%) BGP
9 291 (13.77%) Wireless
10 279 (13.20%) DHCP
11 275 (13.01%) VoIP
12 256 (12.12%) OSPF
13 245 (11.59%) TCP/IP
14 234 (11.07%) MPLS
15 225 (10.65%) VLAN
16 212 (10.03%) SAN
17 196 (9.28%) Wi-Fi
18 177 (8.38%) Cisco Nexus
19 122 (5.77%) Cisco IOS
20 82 (3.88%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (5.44%) SQL Server
2 23 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (0.99%) MySQL
4 20 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
5 15 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (0.52%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.33%) Power BI
8 7 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.24%) Big Data
10 5 (0.24%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.14%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.14%) SQL Server 2017
12 2 (0.095%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.095%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.095%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.095%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.095%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 25 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
2 17 (0.80%) JIRA
3 10 (0.47%) Git (software)
3 10 (0.47%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.33%) Gradle
4 7 (0.33%) Maven
4 7 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (0.28%) Robot Framework
6 5 (0.24%) Ant
6 5 (0.24%) GitLab
7 3 (0.14%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.14%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.14%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.047%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.047%) PowerBuilder
General
1 309 (14.62%) Finance
2 166 (7.86%) Telecoms
3 103 (4.87%) Banking
4 94 (4.45%) Multimedia
5 88 (4.16%) Public Sector
6 38 (1.80%) Law
7 33 (1.56%) Marketing
8 30 (1.42%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.09%) Electronics
9 23 (1.09%) Legal
10 22 (1.04%) Retail
11 21 (0.99%) Aerospace
12 20 (0.95%) French Language
13 16 (0.76%) Military
14 11 (0.52%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.43%) Automotive
15 9 (0.43%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.33%) Advertising
16 7 (0.33%) Local Government
17 6 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 731 (34.60%) Network Engineer
2 277 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 214 (10.13%) Senior Network Engineer
4 188 (8.90%) Support Engineer
5 179 (8.47%) IT Engineer
6 161 (7.62%) Analyst
7 158 (7.48%) Cisco Engineer
8 129 (6.11%) Architect
9 127 (6.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 124 (5.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 111 (5.25%) IT Support
12 97 (4.59%) Trainee
13 88 (4.16%) Security Engineer
14 72 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support
15 71 (3.36%) Systems Engineer
16 70 (3.31%) IT Support Engineer
17 69 (3.27%) Consultant
18 67 (3.17%) Administrator
19 63 (2.98%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
20 62 (2.93%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (1.61%) XMPP
2 27 (1.28%) 802.1X
3 22 (1.04%) Web Services
4 15 (0.71%) LDAP
5 13 (0.62%) JSON
6 10 (0.47%) .NET
6 10 (0.47%) YAML
7 8 (0.38%) Middleware
8 7 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
8 7 (0.33%) REST
9 6 (0.28%) COM
9 6 (0.28%) Django
9 6 (0.28%) Flask
9 6 (0.28%) OpenDaylight
9 6 (0.28%) WSH
10 4 (0.19%) HTML
11 3 (0.14%) Elastic Stack
11 3 (0.14%) React
11 3 (0.14%) Regular Expression
11 3 (0.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 294 (13.91%) Data Centre
2 106 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
3 98 (4.64%) Management Information System
4 71 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
5 55 (2.60%) Public Cloud
6 45 (2.13%) Clustering
7 44 (2.08%) Replication
8 41 (1.94%) Driving Licence
9 36 (1.70%) Video Conferencing
10 32 (1.51%) Client/Server
11 28 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 27 (1.28%) User Experience
13 22 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
14 14 (0.66%) Fat Client
14 14 (0.66%) Life Science
14 14 (0.66%) Thin Client
15 13 (0.62%) PKI
16 12 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
16 12 (0.57%) Smartphone
17 11 (0.52%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 806 (38.14%) Windows
2 457 (21.63%) Windows Server
3 296 (14.01%) Linux
4 180 (8.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 173 (8.19%) Windows 10
6 144 (6.81%) Windows Server 2016
7 103 (4.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 84 (3.98%) Windows Server 2019
9 74 (3.50%) Windows 7
10 51 (2.41%) Unix
11 32 (1.51%) Mac OS X
12 27 (1.28%) Android
13 22 (1.04%) Ubuntu
14 20 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 19 (0.90%) Windows 8
16 18 (0.85%) Mac OS
17 13 (0.62%) Data ONTAP
18 10 (0.47%) CentOS
18 10 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
19 9 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (16.80%) ITIL
2 344 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 265 (12.54%) Problem-Solving
4 153 (7.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 146 (6.91%) Cybersecurity
6 145 (6.86%) DevOps
7 116 (5.49%) Project Delivery
8 105 (4.97%) Project Management
9 103 (4.87%) Agile Software Development
10 101 (4.78%) Load Balancing
11 99 (4.69%) Information Security
11 99 (4.69%) Network Monitoring
11 99 (4.69%) Presales
12 89 (4.21%) Mentoring
12 89 (4.21%) Network Design
12 89 (4.21%) Service Delivery
13 84 (3.98%) Migration
14 79 (3.74%) Change Management
14 79 (3.74%) Incident Management
15 70 (3.31%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 184 (8.71%) PowerShell
2 119 (5.63%) Python
3 115 (5.44%) SQL
4 21 (0.99%) C
5 15 (0.71%) PHP
6 14 (0.66%) Perl
7 13 (0.62%) Bash Shell
8 12 (0.57%) VBScript
9 7 (0.33%) JavaScript
10 6 (0.28%) Go
10 6 (0.28%) Ruby
11 5 (0.24%) C#
11 5 (0.24%) C++
11 5 (0.24%) R
12 4 (0.19%) Java
12 4 (0.19%) VB
13 3 (0.14%) Lisp
14 2 (0.095%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.047%) sed
15 1 (0.047%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 768 (36.35%) Cisco Certification
2 471 (22.29%) CCNA
3 430 (20.35%) CCNP
4 175 (8.28%) Security Cleared
5 164 (7.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 145 (6.86%) Degree
7 137 (6.48%) SC Cleared
8 102 (4.83%) MCSE
9 93 (4.40%) CCIE
10 84 (3.98%) A+ Certification
11 80 (3.79%) MCSA
12 70 (3.31%) CISSP
13 68 (3.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 53 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
15 45 (2.13%) JNCIA
15 45 (2.13%) MCP
16 40 (1.89%) CCDP
17 39 (1.85%) JNCIS
18 37 (1.75%) CCSA
18 37 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (6.58%) SLA
2 68 (3.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 47 (2.22%) PCI DSS
4 28 (1.33%) GDPR
5 20 (0.95%) Cyber Essentials
6 15 (0.71%) COBIT
7 12 (0.57%) NIST
8 9 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 7 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 7 (0.33%) QA
9 7 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.28%) ISO 9000
10 6 (0.28%) NCSC
11 5 (0.24%) BS25999
11 5 (0.24%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.19%) RMADS
13 2 (0.095%) PMO
14 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.047%) JSP 440
14 1 (0.047%) NIST 800
System Software
1 598 (28.30%) Active Directory
2 486 (23.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 249 (11.78%) Hyper-V
4 106 (5.02%) vSphere
5 75 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
6 74 (3.50%) XenApp
7 51 (2.41%) Docker
7 51 (2.41%) XenDesktop
8 38 (1.80%) VMware NSX
9 37 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
10 31 (1.47%) VMware Server
11 20 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
12 17 (0.80%) Firmware
13 14 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 14 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
14 13 (0.62%) KVM
15 12 (0.57%) BitLocker
16 10 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
16 10 (0.47%) ISA Server
16 10 (0.47%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 158 (7.48%) SCCM
2 156 (7.38%) Ansible
3 104 (4.92%) Microsoft Intune
4 70 (3.31%) Puppet
5 65 (3.08%) Terraform
6 54 (2.56%) FortiGate
7 53 (2.51%) Cisco CUCM
8 51 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
9 42 (1.99%) Kubernetes
10 40 (1.89%) vCenter Server
11 34 (1.61%) Nagios
12 22 (1.04%) Backup Exec
13 21 (0.99%) Cisco UCCX
14 19 (0.90%) vRealize
14 19 (0.90%) WSUS
15 17 (0.80%) Cisco Prime
15 17 (0.80%) SCOM
16 16 (0.76%) SCVMM
17 15 (0.71%) HAProxy
17 15 (0.71%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 885 (41.88%) Microsoft
2 767 (36.30%) VMware
3 295 (13.96%) Juniper
4 288 (13.63%) CheckPoint
5 263 (12.45%) Citrix
6 249 (11.78%) Palo Alto
7 245 (11.59%) Meraki
8 231 (10.93%) HP
9 205 (9.70%) F5
10 177 (8.38%) Fortinet
11 159 (7.52%) Dell
12 147 (6.96%) Veeam
13 124 (5.87%) NetApp
14 107 (5.06%) SolarWinds
15 101 (4.78%) Avaya
16 94 (4.45%) Sophos
17 88 (4.16%) Aruba
18 58 (2.74%) Apple
18 58 (2.74%) EMC
19 54 (2.56%) SonicWALL