Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 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
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 72 60
Rank change year-on-year +19 -12 -19
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 6,709 6,607 8,207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.05% 4.10% 5.06%
As % of the Vendors category 11.87% 9.42% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5,216 5,347 7,090
England median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.11% +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 56,513 70,133 71,725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.50% 43.53% 44.24%
Number of salaries quoted 43,623 55,273 57,631
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

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 19 June 2019.

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 19 June 2019. 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 2,080 £55,000 - 97
North of England +40 1,505 £40,000 - 78
South East +10 1,383 £45,000 - 76
Yorkshire +51 868 £36,500 -14.12% 24
Midlands +22 728 £45,000 +8.43% 45
North West +19 553 £42,500 +6.25% 50
West Midlands +24 552 £47,500 +4.40% 32
South West +19 491 £45,891 +7.98% 28
East of England +29 485 £40,000 -13.15% 37
East Midlands +11 176 £40,000 - 13
North East +48 84 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 3,375 (50.31%) Firewall
2 3,252 (48.47%) Cisco Certification
3 2,347 (34.98%) Windows
4 2,292 (34.16%) WAN
5 2,236 (33.33%) VMware
6 2,117 (31.55%) CCNP
7 2,095 (31.23%) Microsoft
8 1,988 (29.63%) CCNA
9 1,815 (27.05%) Active Directory
10 1,591 (23.71%) LAN
11 1,465 (21.84%) VPN
12 1,409 (21.00%) Linux
13 1,387 (20.67%) Cisco ASA
14 1,377 (20.52%) ITIL
15 1,368 (20.39%) Data Centre
16 1,358 (20.24%) Windows Server
17 1,352 (20.15%) VMware Infrastructure
18 1,329 (19.81%) DNS
19 1,277 (19.03%) Network Security
20 1,208 (18.01%) Microsoft Azure
21 1,190 (17.74%) Office 365
22 1,169 (17.42%) Juniper
23 1,146 (17.08%) MPLS
24 1,136 (16.93%) BGP
25 1,126 (16.78%) Wireless
26 1,094 (16.31%) OSPF
27 1,034 (15.41%) Palo Alto
28 1,033 (15.40%) CheckPoint
29 974 (14.52%) Cisco Nexus
30 920 (13.71%) Infrastructure Engineering

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
1 695 (10.36%) MS Exchange
2 306 (4.56%) SharePoint
3 262 (3.91%) Skype for Business
4 226 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 184 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 179 (2.67%) IIS
7 67 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 56 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
9 55 (0.82%) Apache
10 40 (0.60%) Tomcat
11 38 (0.57%) Confluence
12 35 (0.52%) CMS
13 32 (0.48%) OpenStack
14 28 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
15 23 (0.34%) SAS
16 22 (0.33%) WebSphere
17 21 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
18 20 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 13 (0.19%) WebLogic
20 12 (0.18%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 434 (6.47%) Microsoft Office
2 104 (1.55%) MS Visio
3 62 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
4 50 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 31 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.060%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.030%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.015%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.015%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.015%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.015%) HipChat
9 1 (0.015%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 21 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.12%) Temenos T24
4 4 (0.060%) Exchequer
5 3 (0.045%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.030%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.030%) Sage 1000
6 2 (0.030%) Sage 500
6 2 (0.030%) Workfront
7 1 (0.015%) Carpe Diem
7 1 (0.015%) Cisco SocialMiner
7 1 (0.015%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.015%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.015%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.015%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.015%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.015%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1,208 (18.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,190 (17.74%) Office 365
3 718 (10.70%) Amazon AWS
4 151 (2.25%) IaaS
5 133 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
6 123 (1.83%) SaaS
7 96 (1.43%) PaaS
8 81 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 80 (1.19%) OneDrive
10 38 (0.57%) Azure Stack
11 36 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
12 32 (0.48%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 22 (0.33%) Mimecast
13 22 (0.33%) OpenShift
14 18 (0.27%) Serverless
15 17 (0.25%) Power Platform
16 14 (0.21%) G Suite
17 12 (0.18%) Amazon ECS
17 12 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
17 12 (0.18%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3,375 (50.31%) Firewall
2 2,292 (34.16%) WAN
3 1,591 (23.71%) LAN
4 1,465 (21.84%) VPN
5 1,387 (20.67%) Cisco ASA
6 1,329 (19.81%) DNS
7 1,277 (19.03%) Network Security
8 1,146 (17.08%) MPLS
9 1,136 (16.93%) BGP
10 1,126 (16.78%) Wireless
11 1,094 (16.31%) OSPF
12 974 (14.52%) Cisco Nexus
13 833 (12.42%) VoIP
14 816 (12.16%) TCP/IP
15 782 (11.66%) DHCP
16 604 (9.00%) IPsec
17 597 (8.90%) SAN
18 511 (7.62%) Broadband
19 501 (7.47%) VLAN
20 483 (7.20%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 501 (7.47%) SQL Server
2 62 (0.92%) MySQL
3 52 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 44 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
6 29 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
7 27 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
7 27 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
8 19 (0.28%) NoSQL
9 17 (0.25%) Power BI
10 16 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
11 15 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (0.19%) Blockchain
12 13 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (0.19%) Relational Database
13 12 (0.18%) MongoDB
13 12 (0.18%) Oracle Database
14 7 (0.10%) Big Data
15 6 (0.089%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 73 (1.09%) Visual Studio
2 69 (1.03%) JIRA
3 57 (0.85%) Git (software)
4 40 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 34 (0.51%) TestRail
5 34 (0.51%) Zephyr
6 28 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 20 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
7 20 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
9 12 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (0.12%) Subversion
11 7 (0.10%) GCC
11 7 (0.10%) GDB
11 7 (0.10%) SonarQube
11 7 (0.10%) TeamCity
11 7 (0.10%) Trac
12 6 (0.089%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.089%) MSI
13 5 (0.075%) GitLab
General
1 793 (11.82%) Finance
2 497 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 220 (3.28%) Retail
4 212 (3.16%) Banking
5 131 (1.95%) Legal
6 107 (1.59%) Law
7 87 (1.30%) Marketing
8 85 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 79 (1.18%) Electronics
10 55 (0.82%) German Language
11 49 (0.73%) Advertising
11 49 (0.73%) Italian Language
12 47 (0.70%) Back Office
13 32 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
14 29 (0.43%) Aerospace
14 29 (0.43%) Financial Institution
15 26 (0.39%) French Language
16 21 (0.31%) Military
17 20 (0.30%) Multimedia
18 19 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 2,029 (30.24%) Network Engineer
2 799 (11.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 716 (10.67%) Analyst
4 661 (9.85%) Cisco Engineer
5 532 (7.93%) Security Engineer
6 531 (7.91%) Support Engineer
7 517 (7.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 500 (7.45%) Architect
9 439 (6.54%) Network Security Engineer
10 401 (5.98%) Consultant
11 363 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
12 316 (4.71%) IT Engineer
13 302 (4.50%) Support Analyst
14 268 (3.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 220 (3.28%) IT Support
16 214 (3.19%) Technical Support
17 213 (3.17%) Network Architect
18 201 (3.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
19 199 (2.97%) 3rd Line Support
20 198 (2.95%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (1.70%) XMPP
2 90 (1.34%) Web Services
3 83 (1.24%) 802.1X
4 53 (0.79%) LDAP
5 49 (0.73%) JSON
6 44 (0.66%) .NET
7 31 (0.46%) YAML
8 24 (0.36%) SAML
9 21 (0.31%) Elastic Stack
10 18 (0.27%) Software Packaging
11 16 (0.24%) .NET Framework
11 16 (0.24%) SailPoint
12 15 (0.22%) HTML
13 13 (0.19%) Flash
14 12 (0.18%) COM
14 12 (0.18%) LAMP
14 12 (0.18%) Regular Expression
14 12 (0.18%) WSH
15 11 (0.16%) Entity Framework
15 11 (0.16%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1,368 (20.39%) Data Centre
2 575 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 395 (5.89%) Analytical Skills
4 325 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
5 161 (2.40%) Public Cloud
6 158 (2.36%) Driving Licence
7 128 (1.91%) Clustering
8 116 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
9 112 (1.67%) Replication
10 100 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
11 80 (1.19%) Virtual Team
12 58 (0.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 54 (0.80%) Private Cloud
14 48 (0.72%) Blackberry
14 48 (0.72%) Security Operations Centre
15 46 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
16 44 (0.66%) PKI
17 42 (0.63%) e-Learning
18 40 (0.60%) EMC VNX
19 37 (0.55%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2,347 (34.98%) Windows
2 1,409 (21.00%) Linux
3 1,358 (20.24%) Windows Server
4 690 (10.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 541 (8.06%) Windows 10
6 492 (7.33%) Unix
7 465 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 397 (5.92%) Windows 7
9 164 (2.44%) CentOS
10 162 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 111 (1.65%) Windows 8
12 103 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 97 (1.45%) Ubuntu
14 70 (1.04%) Android
14 70 (1.04%) Mac OS
15 64 (0.95%) Mac OS X
16 60 (0.89%) Debian
17 50 (0.75%) Windows XP
18 24 (0.36%) Data ONTAP
19 21 (0.31%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,377 (20.52%) ITIL
2 920 (13.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 800 (11.92%) Problem-Solving
4 697 (10.39%) Service Delivery
5 658 (9.81%) Network Design
6 652 (9.72%) Presales
7 582 (8.67%) Network Management
8 493 (7.35%) Change Control
9 437 (6.51%) Project Management
10 417 (6.22%) Load Balancing
11 398 (5.93%) Mentoring
12 366 (5.46%) Product Management
13 354 (5.28%) Change Management
14 350 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
15 325 (4.84%) Cybersecurity
16 313 (4.67%) Migration
17 300 (4.47%) Agile Software Development
18 295 (4.40%) Service Management
19 279 (4.16%) Network Monitoring
20 267 (3.98%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 567 (8.45%) PowerShell
2 540 (8.05%) Python
3 458 (6.83%) SQL
4 428 (6.38%) Bash Shell
5 353 (5.26%) Perl
6 118 (1.76%) C
7 61 (0.91%) PHP
8 57 (0.85%) C#
9 52 (0.78%) JavaScript
10 38 (0.57%) C++
11 37 (0.55%) Java
11 37 (0.55%) Shell Script
12 35 (0.52%) Ruby
13 34 (0.51%) VBScript
14 26 (0.39%) R
15 21 (0.31%) T-SQL
16 14 (0.21%) VB
17 4 (0.060%) Go
17 4 (0.060%) Tcl
18 3 (0.045%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3,252 (48.47%) Cisco Certification
2 2,117 (31.55%) CCNP
3 1,988 (29.63%) CCNA
4 817 (12.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 601 (8.96%) CCIE
6 589 (8.78%) Degree
7 579 (8.63%) Security Cleared
8 545 (8.12%) MCSE
9 368 (5.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 358 (5.34%) SC Cleared
11 299 (4.46%) MCSA
12 202 (3.01%) MCP
13 191 (2.85%) CCDP
14 185 (2.76%) MCITP
15 172 (2.56%) CISSP
16 166 (2.47%) JNCIA
17 157 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
18 153 (2.28%) DV Cleared
19 146 (2.18%) JNCIP
20 127 (1.89%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 694 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 478 (7.12%) SLA
3 453 (6.75%) ISO 9001
4 141 (2.10%) PCI DSS
5 139 (2.07%) GDPR
6 85 (1.27%) PMO
7 84 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials
8 52 (0.78%) ISO 22301
9 49 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 44 (0.66%) QA
11 38 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 35 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 30 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 25 (0.37%) NIST
15 16 (0.24%) COBIT
16 14 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 10 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
18 9 (0.13%) GPG13
19 8 (0.12%) ISO 31000
19 8 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 1,815 (27.05%) Active Directory
2 1,352 (20.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 798 (11.89%) Hyper-V
4 328 (4.89%) vSphere
5 226 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
6 221 (3.29%) XenApp
7 157 (2.34%) XenDesktop
8 128 (1.91%) VMware NSX
9 83 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
10 82 (1.22%) Docker
11 69 (1.03%) Firmware
12 62 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
13 60 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
14 42 (0.63%) vCloud
15 38 (0.57%) Terminal Services
16 30 (0.45%) NFS
17 27 (0.40%) Terminal Server
18 26 (0.39%) DFS Replication
19 25 (0.37%) KVM
19 25 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 601 (8.96%) SCCM
2 456 (6.80%) FortiGate
3 420 (6.26%) Nagios
4 250 (3.73%) Cisco CUCM
5 208 (3.10%) SCOM
6 179 (2.67%) Ansible
7 164 (2.44%) Cisco Prime
8 160 (2.38%) Puppet
9 127 (1.89%) WSUS
10 90 (1.34%) Microsoft Intune
11 88 (1.31%) Cisco UCCX
12 82 (1.22%) Kubernetes
13 77 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
14 74 (1.10%) Backup Exec
14 74 (1.10%) Stealthwatch
15 73 (1.09%) vCenter Server
16 70 (1.04%) SCVMM
17 65 (0.97%) vRealize
18 63 (0.94%) SCOrch
19 62 (0.92%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2,236 (33.33%) VMware
2 2,095 (31.23%) Microsoft
3 1,169 (17.42%) Juniper
4 1,034 (15.41%) Palo Alto
5 1,033 (15.40%) CheckPoint
6 900 (13.41%) Citrix
7 834 (12.43%) HP
8 702 (10.46%) Fortinet
9 638 (9.51%) Meraki
10 622 (9.27%) F5
11 494 (7.36%) Dell
12 415 (6.19%) NetApp
13 394 (5.87%) SolarWinds
14 346 (5.16%) Aruba
15 264 (3.94%) EMC
16 227 (3.38%) Veeam
17 219 (3.26%) Avaya
18 197 (2.94%) Red Hat
19 177 (2.64%) Polycom
20 157 (2.34%) Symantec