Period
to 22 January 2022

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 January 2022 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 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 108 88 68
Rank change year-on-year -20 -20 -5
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 3,393 2,082 4,922
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.04% 3.64% 4.22%
As % of the Vendors category 7.83% 9.67% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2,223 1,640 4,028
10th Percentile £29,050 £30,725 £28,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,188 £35,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,875 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 43,337 21,534 48,535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.88% 37.65% 41.62%
Number of salaries quoted 28,389 17,219 37,770
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 22 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -85 967 £57,500 -4.17% 180
North of England +25 910 £42,500 - 121
South East -23 617 £47,500 +5.56% 98
Midlands +10 532 £42,500 +6.25% 113
North West +4 454 £45,000 +5.88% 48
Yorkshire +52 380 £42,500 - 51
West Midlands -4 303 £42,500 +6.25% 64
South West -13 245 £45,000 - 55
East Midlands +11 212 £45,000 +12.50% 46
East of England -55 157 £45,000 -5.26% 61
North East +18 97 £42,500 +3.03% 22
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 1,559 (45.95%) Cisco Certification
2 1,197 (35.28%) Firewall
3 1,152 (33.95%) CCNA
4 1,099 (32.39%) Linux
5 1,083 (31.92%) Microsoft
6 1,002 (29.53%) Wireless
7 979 (28.85%) Windows
8 854 (25.17%) Azure
9 832 (24.52%) WAN
10 779 (22.96%) LAN
11 769 (22.66%) VMware
12 730 (21.51%) Active Directory
13 691 (20.37%) Microsoft 365
14 677 (19.95%) Network+ Certification
15 666 (19.63%) A+ Certification
16 657 (19.36%) Linux+ Certification
17 620 (18.27%) Social Skills
18 607 (17.89%) ITIL
19 571 (16.83%) CCNP
20 558 (16.45%) Windows Server
21 548 (16.15%) Data Centre
22 518 (15.27%) VPN
23 517 (15.24%) DNS
24 473 (13.94%) VMware Infrastructure
25 447 (13.17%) TCP/IP
26 405 (11.94%) BGP
27 395 (11.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
28 393 (11.58%) Palo Alto
29 382 (11.26%) Juniper
30 380 (11.20%) Problem-Solving

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
1 197 (5.81%) MS Exchange
2 157 (4.63%) SharePoint
3 60 (1.77%) IIS
4 54 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 51 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 32 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
7 26 (0.77%) Skype for Business
8 24 (0.71%) OpenStack
9 18 (0.53%) Apache
10 17 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 17 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
12 14 (0.41%) CMS
12 14 (0.41%) WebSphere
13 12 (0.35%) SAS
14 10 (0.29%) Confluence
14 10 (0.29%) JBoss
15 4 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 215 (6.34%) Microsoft Office
2 49 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.059%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.029%) 1Password
7 1 (0.029%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.029%) Blender
7 1 (0.029%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 9 (0.27%) Sentinel
2 6 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.12%) Misys Midas
3 4 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.088%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.059%) Magento
5 2 (0.059%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.059%) Unica
6 1 (0.029%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.029%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.029%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 854 (25.17%) Azure
2 691 (20.37%) Microsoft 365
3 368 (10.85%) AWS
4 129 (3.80%) IaaS
5 125 (3.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 107 (3.15%) SaaS
7 86 (2.53%) PaaS
8 53 (1.56%) Mimecast
9 52 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
9 52 (1.53%) GCP
10 48 (1.41%) OneDrive
11 45 (1.33%) Nutanix
12 25 (0.74%) Rubrik
13 23 (0.68%) Google Workspace
14 22 (0.65%) OpenShift
14 22 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 21 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
16 19 (0.56%) AWS Direct Connect
17 17 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
17 17 (0.50%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 1,197 (35.28%) Firewall
2 1,002 (29.53%) Wireless
3 832 (24.52%) WAN
4 779 (22.96%) LAN
5 518 (15.27%) VPN
6 517 (15.24%) DNS
7 447 (13.17%) TCP/IP
8 405 (11.94%) BGP
9 362 (10.67%) Network Security
10 355 (10.46%) DHCP
11 311 (9.17%) MPLS
12 298 (8.78%) OSPF
13 288 (8.49%) Cisco ASA
14 283 (8.34%) Wi-Fi
15 238 (7.01%) VoIP
16 231 (6.81%) VLAN
17 212 (6.25%) SAN
18 188 (5.54%) Internet
19 186 (5.48%) SD-WAN
20 181 (5.33%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (3.86%) SQL Server
2 70 (2.06%) MySQL
3 59 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
4 50 (1.47%) MariaDB
5 42 (1.24%) InfluxDB
6 20 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
7 19 (0.56%) NoSQL
8 14 (0.41%) MongoDB
9 13 (0.38%) Big Data
10 11 (0.32%) Hadoop
10 11 (0.32%) SQL Server 2019
11 10 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (0.29%) ArangoDB
11 10 (0.29%) DB2
11 10 (0.29%) HBase
11 10 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (0.27%) Azure SQL Database
12 9 (0.27%) Power BI
12 9 (0.27%) Relational Database
13 8 (0.24%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 83 (2.45%) Git (software)
2 43 (1.27%) Jenkins
3 28 (0.83%) JIRA
4 24 (0.71%) Maven
5 13 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
6 12 (0.35%) Ant
7 11 (0.32%) Gradle
8 9 (0.27%) Bitbucket
9 8 (0.24%) Metasploit
9 8 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.15%) MSI
10 5 (0.15%) Postman
10 5 (0.15%) Selenium
11 3 (0.088%) eggPlant
11 3 (0.088%) ERwin
11 3 (0.088%) Zephyr
12 2 (0.059%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.059%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.029%) Burp Suite
13 1 (0.029%) Subversion
General
1 620 (18.27%) Social Skills
2 343 (10.11%) Finance
3 214 (6.31%) Telecoms
4 158 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
5 116 (3.42%) Organisational Skills
6 100 (2.95%) Retail
7 96 (2.83%) Banking
8 82 (2.42%) Legal
9 79 (2.33%) Manufacturing
10 74 (2.18%) Law
11 72 (2.12%) Public Sector
12 53 (1.56%) Presentation Skills
13 46 (1.36%) Documentation Skills
14 42 (1.24%) Marketing
15 35 (1.03%) Advertising
16 27 (0.80%) German Language
16 27 (0.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 23 (0.68%) Multimedia
17 23 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
18 22 (0.65%) French Language
Job Titles
1 784 (23.11%) Network Engineer
2 666 (19.63%) IT Technician
3 659 (19.42%) Trainee
4 657 (19.36%) Network Technician
4 657 (19.36%) Trainee IT Technician
4 657 (19.36%) Trainee Technician
5 318 (9.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 273 (8.05%) Analyst
7 238 (7.01%) Support Engineer
8 204 (6.01%) IT Engineer
9 195 (5.75%) Cisco Engineer
10 190 (5.60%) Architect
11 169 (4.98%) Senior Network Engineer
12 150 (4.42%) IT Support
13 148 (4.36%) Security Engineer
14 130 (3.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 109 (3.21%) Support Analyst
16 108 (3.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 92 (2.71%) IT Support Engineer
18 90 (2.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (1.15%) XMPP
2 30 (0.88%) JSON
3 25 (0.74%) XML
4 23 (0.68%) HTML
5 22 (0.65%) 802.1X
6 19 (0.56%) Middleware
7 15 (0.44%) LDAP
7 15 (0.44%) WebRTC
8 14 (0.41%) Spring
8 14 (0.41%) Spring Boot
9 11 (0.32%) Kafka
10 10 (0.29%) Apache Thrift
10 10 (0.29%) Guice
10 10 (0.29%) Lucene
10 10 (0.29%) Protocol Buffers
10 10 (0.29%) SAML
10 10 (0.29%) Vert.x
10 10 (0.29%) Web Services
11 9 (0.27%) CSS
12 8 (0.24%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 548 (16.15%) Data Centre
2 143 (4.21%) Management Information System
3 125 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
4 115 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
5 87 (2.56%) Public Cloud
6 62 (1.83%) PKI
7 60 (1.77%) Replication
8 54 (1.59%) Blackberry
8 54 (1.59%) Private Cloud
9 47 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 45 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
11 42 (1.24%) Driving Licence
12 41 (1.21%) Clustering
13 33 (0.97%) iPhone
14 32 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
15 31 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
16 28 (0.83%) Digital Signage
17 23 (0.68%) iPad
17 23 (0.68%) Smartphone
18 22 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1,099 (32.39%) Linux
2 979 (28.85%) Windows
3 558 (16.45%) Windows Server
4 334 (9.84%) Windows 10
5 211 (6.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 183 (5.39%) Windows Server 2016
7 173 (5.10%) Windows Server 2019
8 115 (3.39%) Windows 7
9 99 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 84 (2.48%) Unix
11 72 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 68 (2.00%) Android
13 57 (1.68%) CentOS
14 47 (1.39%) Mac OS
15 44 (1.30%) Windows 8
16 39 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
17 38 (1.12%) Mac OS X
18 27 (0.80%) Ubuntu
19 20 (0.59%) Solaris
20 16 (0.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 607 (17.89%) ITIL
2 395 (11.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 380 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
4 228 (6.72%) Network Design
5 190 (5.60%) Cybersecurity
6 187 (5.51%) Agile Software Development
7 178 (5.25%) Change Management
8 167 (4.92%) Project Management
9 163 (4.80%) Information Security
10 156 (4.60%) Incident Management
10 156 (4.60%) Project Delivery
11 155 (4.57%) Disaster Recovery
11 155 (4.57%) Migration
11 155 (4.57%) Presales
11 155 (4.57%) Service Delivery
12 134 (3.95%) Network Monitoring
13 130 (3.83%) Service Management
14 127 (3.74%) Mentoring
15 122 (3.60%) Computer Science
16 108 (3.18%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 251 (7.40%) PowerShell
2 185 (5.45%) Python
3 154 (4.54%) SQL
4 84 (2.48%) Bash
5 47 (1.39%) Java
6 41 (1.21%) C
7 23 (0.68%) Perl
8 15 (0.44%) VBScript
9 14 (0.41%) JavaScript
10 11 (0.32%) PHP
10 11 (0.32%) Ruby
11 10 (0.29%) C#
12 8 (0.24%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.21%) C++
14 6 (0.18%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.12%) Kotlin
15 4 (0.12%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.12%) R
15 4 (0.12%) VB
16 2 (0.059%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1,559 (45.95%) Cisco Certification
2 1,152 (33.95%) CCNA
3 677 (19.95%) Network+ Certification
4 666 (19.63%) A+ Certification
5 657 (19.36%) Linux+ Certification
6 571 (16.83%) CCNP
7 272 (8.02%) Security Cleared
8 256 (7.54%) Degree
9 214 (6.31%) SC Cleared
10 185 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 171 (5.04%) CCIE
12 98 (2.89%) MCSE
13 81 (2.39%) DV Cleared
14 80 (2.36%) MCSA
15 57 (1.68%) JNCIA
16 54 (1.59%) MCP
17 50 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
18 49 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 46 (1.36%) CISSP
20 42 (1.24%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 236 (6.96%) SLA
2 83 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (1.12%) GDPR
4 37 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 32 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials
6 21 (0.62%) NIST
7 16 (0.47%) COBIT
8 14 (0.41%) QA
9 11 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (0.29%) PMO
11 9 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 8 (0.24%) GxP
12 8 (0.24%) NCSC
12 8 (0.24%) SOC 2
13 6 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 5 (0.15%) HIPAA
14 5 (0.15%) NIST 800
15 1 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 1 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 1 (0.029%) JSP 440
System Software
1 730 (21.51%) Active Directory
2 473 (13.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 253 (7.46%) Hyper-V
4 114 (3.36%) vSphere
5 86 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
6 57 (1.68%) XenApp
7 56 (1.65%) Firmware
8 40 (1.18%) Docker
9 38 (1.12%) VMware NSX
10 27 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
11 24 (0.71%) BitLocker
12 23 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
13 21 (0.62%) KVM
14 19 (0.56%) Terminal Services
15 17 (0.50%) NFS
15 17 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
16 14 (0.41%) XenDesktop
17 12 (0.35%) ProxySG
18 10 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 10 (0.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 147 (4.33%) SCCM
2 131 (3.86%) Ansible
3 118 (3.48%) Terraform
4 111 (3.27%) Microsoft Intune
5 91 (2.68%) FortiGate
6 73 (2.15%) Cisco CUCM
7 65 (1.92%) Puppet
8 56 (1.65%) Kubernetes
9 52 (1.53%) WSUS
10 45 (1.33%) Cisco Prime
11 36 (1.06%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 35 (1.03%) SCOM
13 34 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
14 33 (0.97%) Nagios
14 33 (0.97%) SolarWinds Orion
15 28 (0.83%) vCenter Server
16 27 (0.80%) Backup Exec
17 25 (0.74%) Nessus
18 22 (0.65%) Icinga
18 22 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1,083 (31.92%) Microsoft
2 769 (22.66%) VMware
3 393 (11.58%) Palo Alto
4 382 (11.26%) Juniper
5 346 (10.20%) CheckPoint
6 325 (9.58%) Fortinet
7 282 (8.31%) Meraki
8 272 (8.02%) F5
9 257 (7.57%) HP
10 248 (7.31%) Citrix
11 233 (6.87%) SolarWinds
12 169 (4.98%) Aruba
13 167 (4.92%) Veeam
14 163 (4.80%) Dell
15 121 (3.57%) Apple
16 97 (2.86%) NetApp
17 88 (2.59%) EMC
18 86 (2.53%) IBM
19 85 (2.51%) Sophos
20 82 (2.42%) McAfee