Period
to 29 May 2020

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 29 May 2020 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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 53 72
Rank change year-on-year -16 +19 -12
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 3,391 6,605 6,584
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.10% 4.96% 4.08%
As % of the Vendors category 9.91% 11.69% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,908 5,491 5,645
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 34,209 56,485 71,101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.38% 42.42% 44.03%
Number of salaries quoted 26,276 43,551 55,917
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 29 May 2020.

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 29 May 2020. 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 -9 1,317 £57,500 +4.55% 78
South East -5 756 £50,000 +7.53% 46
North of England -31 480 £45,000 +5.88% 59
Midlands -12 346 £42,500 -2.86% 50
North West -8 275 £45,000 - 32
South West -2 262 £42,500 -7.61% 22
East of England -7 220 £46,500 +16.25% 14
West Midlands -18 217 £44,500 -1.11% 31
Yorkshire -45 170 £45,000 +20.00% 23
East Midlands +25 129 £40,000 - 19
North East -23 35 £41,000 -34.40% 4
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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 1,622 (47.83%) Firewall
2 1,318 (38.87%) Cisco Certification
3 1,203 (35.48%) Windows
4 1,147 (33.82%) WAN
5 1,140 (33.62%) VMware
6 1,112 (32.79%) Microsoft
7 1,000 (29.49%) LAN
8 856 (25.24%) Azure
9 848 (25.01%) Active Directory
10 783 (23.09%) CCNP
11 774 (22.83%) Office 365
12 715 (21.09%) CCNA
13 711 (20.97%) Data Centre
14 703 (20.73%) Windows Server
15 702 (20.70%) VMware Infrastructure
16 596 (17.58%) VPN
17 580 (17.10%) Juniper
18 579 (17.07%) BGP
19 578 (17.05%) Wireless
20 574 (16.93%) ITIL
21 554 (16.34%) Finance
22 514 (15.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 502 (14.80%) Network Security
24 500 (14.74%) MPLS
25 493 (14.54%) DNS
26 480 (14.16%) OSPF
26 480 (14.16%) Palo Alto
27 479 (14.13%) TCP/IP
28 462 (13.62%) CheckPoint
29 458 (13.51%) Cisco ASA

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
1 237 (6.99%) MS Exchange
2 159 (4.69%) SharePoint
3 106 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 91 (2.68%) IIS
5 87 (2.57%) Skype for Business
6 76 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 32 (0.94%) Confluence
8 18 (0.53%) OpenStack
9 16 (0.47%) CMS
10 15 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (0.32%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.24%) Apache
14 7 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.18%) JBoss
16 4 (0.12%) Tomcat
17 3 (0.088%) GlassFish
17 3 (0.088%) WordPress
18 2 (0.059%) nginx
18 2 (0.059%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 209 (6.16%) Microsoft Office
2 83 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 60 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 49 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.059%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.059%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.029%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.029%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 1 (0.029%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.12%) assyst
4 4 (0.12%) FastStats
4 4 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.12%) Unica
5 3 (0.088%) Shopify
6 2 (0.059%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.059%) Softmar
7 1 (0.029%) C-CURE
7 1 (0.029%) Faxination
7 1 (0.029%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.029%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.029%) Magento
7 1 (0.029%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.029%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.029%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 1 (0.029%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 856 (25.24%) Azure
2 774 (22.83%) Office 365
3 393 (11.59%) AWS
4 93 (2.74%) IaaS
5 87 (2.57%) SaaS
6 81 (2.39%) Azure Active Directory
7 77 (2.27%) PaaS
8 59 (1.74%) Mimecast
9 47 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
10 40 (1.18%) G Suite
11 38 (1.12%) GCP
12 33 (0.97%) OneDrive
13 27 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 26 (0.77%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 24 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
16 19 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
17 16 (0.47%) Amazon S3
18 14 (0.41%) Akamai
19 11 (0.32%) Slack
20 9 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1,622 (47.83%) Firewall
2 1,147 (33.82%) WAN
3 1,000 (29.49%) LAN
4 596 (17.58%) VPN
5 579 (17.07%) BGP
6 578 (17.05%) Wireless
7 502 (14.80%) Network Security
8 500 (14.74%) MPLS
9 493 (14.54%) DNS
10 480 (14.16%) OSPF
11 479 (14.13%) TCP/IP
12 458 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
13 399 (11.77%) DHCP
14 326 (9.61%) VoIP
15 320 (9.44%) Wi-Fi
16 300 (8.85%) VLAN
17 293 (8.64%) SAN
18 258 (7.61%) Cisco Nexus
19 200 (5.90%) IPsec
20 183 (5.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (5.99%) SQL Server
2 33 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
3 30 (0.88%) MySQL
4 27 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
5 24 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
6 18 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (0.47%) Big Data
8 14 (0.41%) Relational Database
9 11 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (0.29%) NoSQL
10 10 (0.29%) RDBMS
10 10 (0.29%) Redis
11 9 (0.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (0.21%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.21%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 48 (1.42%) Git (software)
2 32 (0.94%) JIRA
2 32 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 18 (0.53%) Jenkins
4 11 (0.32%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (0.21%) WinDbg
7 5 (0.15%) Bitbucket
7 5 (0.15%) Metasploit
8 4 (0.12%) Bazaar
8 4 (0.12%) Maven
8 4 (0.12%) Subversion
8 4 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.088%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.088%) CruiseControl
9 3 (0.088%) Selenium
10 1 (0.029%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.029%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.029%) Redmine
10 1 (0.029%) Zephyr
General
1 554 (16.34%) Finance
2 240 (7.08%) Telecoms
3 121 (3.57%) Retail
4 120 (3.54%) Public Sector
5 118 (3.48%) Banking
6 102 (3.01%) Law
7 82 (2.42%) Legal
8 50 (1.47%) Marketing
9 37 (1.09%) Manufacturing
10 32 (0.94%) Back Office
10 32 (0.94%) Front Office
11 27 (0.80%) Electronics
12 26 (0.77%) Investment Banking
13 23 (0.68%) Financial Institution
14 16 (0.47%) Local Government
15 14 (0.41%) Military
16 13 (0.38%) German Language
17 12 (0.35%) Aerospace
17 12 (0.35%) French Language
17 12 (0.35%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 1,104 (32.56%) Network Engineer
2 391 (11.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 309 (9.11%) Support Engineer
4 300 (8.85%) Senior Network Engineer
5 242 (7.14%) Analyst
6 235 (6.93%) Cisco Engineer
7 229 (6.75%) IT Engineer
8 204 (6.02%) Architect
9 177 (5.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 162 (4.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 161 (4.75%) IT Support
12 157 (4.63%) Security Engineer
13 140 (4.13%) Consultant
14 112 (3.30%) Systems Engineer
15 101 (2.98%) Network Security Engineer
16 99 (2.92%) 3rd Line Support
17 98 (2.89%) IT Support Engineer
18 95 (2.80%) Network Architect
19 94 (2.77%) NOC Engineer
20 82 (2.42%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (2.33%) 802.1X
2 37 (1.09%) Web Services
3 33 (0.97%) XMPP
4 19 (0.56%) Middleware
5 17 (0.50%) LDAP
6 13 (0.38%) REST
7 8 (0.24%) COM
7 8 (0.24%) CSS
7 8 (0.24%) JSON
7 8 (0.24%) LAMP
8 7 (0.21%) .NET
8 7 (0.21%) Elastic Stack
8 7 (0.21%) Node.js
8 7 (0.21%) RESTful
8 7 (0.21%) SAML
9 6 (0.18%) HTML
9 6 (0.18%) X-Windows
10 5 (0.15%) jQuery
10 5 (0.15%) YAML
11 4 (0.12%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 711 (20.97%) Data Centre
2 166 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 150 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
4 127 (3.75%) Video Conferencing
5 121 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 102 (3.01%) Public Cloud
7 73 (2.15%) Driving Licence
8 69 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
9 59 (1.74%) Private Cloud
10 50 (1.47%) Clustering
11 49 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
12 48 (1.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 38 (1.12%) Replication
14 35 (1.03%) PKI
15 30 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
16 29 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
17 28 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
18 25 (0.74%) Virtual Team
19 24 (0.71%) iPad
20 22 (0.65%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1,203 (35.48%) Windows
2 703 (20.73%) Windows Server
3 413 (12.18%) Linux
4 298 (8.79%) Windows 10
5 295 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 249 (7.34%) Windows Server 2016
7 165 (4.87%) Windows 7
8 136 (4.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 86 (2.54%) Windows Server 2019
10 81 (2.39%) Unix
11 47 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 43 (1.27%) Windows 8
13 41 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 32 (0.94%) Mac OS X
15 27 (0.80%) CentOS
16 15 (0.44%) Android
16 15 (0.44%) Ubuntu
17 12 (0.35%) AIX
18 11 (0.32%) Mac OS
19 10 (0.29%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 574 (16.93%) ITIL
2 514 (15.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 385 (11.35%) Problem-Solving
4 242 (7.14%) Presales
5 222 (6.55%) Network Design
6 189 (5.57%) Information Security
7 183 (5.40%) Load Balancing
8 173 (5.10%) Migration
9 172 (5.07%) Project Delivery
10 171 (5.04%) Project Management
11 170 (5.01%) Change Management
12 160 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
13 159 (4.69%) Service Delivery
14 158 (4.66%) DevOps
15 152 (4.48%) Network Monitoring
16 151 (4.45%) Cybersecurity
17 150 (4.42%) Agile Software Development
18 146 (4.31%) Mentoring
19 132 (3.89%) Problem Management
20 129 (3.80%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 305 (8.99%) PowerShell
2 254 (7.49%) SQL
3 174 (5.13%) Python
4 53 (1.56%) Bash Shell
5 44 (1.30%) C
6 42 (1.24%) VBScript
7 17 (0.50%) Perl
7 17 (0.50%) VBA
8 16 (0.47%) Java
8 16 (0.47%) JavaScript
8 16 (0.47%) Shell Script
9 12 (0.35%) PHP
10 11 (0.32%) C#
11 10 (0.29%) C++
12 7 (0.21%) R
13 5 (0.15%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.12%) Ada
15 3 (0.088%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.029%) VB
16 1 (0.029%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1,318 (38.87%) Cisco Certification
2 783 (23.09%) CCNP
3 715 (21.09%) CCNA
4 296 (8.73%) Degree
5 259 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 227 (6.69%) Security Cleared
7 222 (6.55%) CCIE
8 172 (5.07%) MCSE
9 153 (4.51%) SC Cleared
10 105 (3.10%) CCDP
11 95 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 87 (2.57%) JNCIA
12 87 (2.57%) MCSA
13 80 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
14 69 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
15 68 (2.01%) JNCIS
16 65 (1.92%) DV Cleared
17 56 (1.65%) CISSP
18 47 (1.39%) CCSA
19 45 (1.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 279 (8.23%) SLA
2 111 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 69 (2.03%) GDPR
4 48 (1.42%) PCI DSS
5 29 (0.86%) QA
6 28 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
7 16 (0.47%) NIST
8 11 (0.32%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.24%) NCSC
10 6 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.15%) AICPA
11 5 (0.15%) COBIT
11 5 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 4 (0.12%) PMO
13 3 (0.088%) JSP 440
13 3 (0.088%) NIST 800
14 2 (0.059%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 1 (0.029%) FedRAMP
15 1 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 848 (25.01%) Active Directory
2 702 (20.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 384 (11.32%) Hyper-V
4 165 (4.87%) vSphere
5 141 (4.16%) VMware ESXi
6 90 (2.65%) XenApp
7 65 (1.92%) VMware NSX
8 52 (1.53%) XenDesktop
9 47 (1.39%) Docker
10 43 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
11 37 (1.09%) Firmware
12 28 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
13 18 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
14 14 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
14 14 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
14 14 (0.41%) VMware Server
15 13 (0.38%) ISA Server
16 9 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 9 (0.27%) vCloud
17 8 (0.24%) KVM
Systems Management
1 215 (6.34%) SCCM
2 142 (4.19%) Ansible
3 136 (4.01%) Cisco CUCM
4 124 (3.66%) FortiGate
5 80 (2.36%) SCOM
6 78 (2.30%) Puppet
7 75 (2.21%) Microsoft Intune
8 64 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
9 62 (1.83%) vCenter Server
10 61 (1.80%) Cisco UCCX
11 50 (1.47%) Terraform
12 48 (1.42%) Kubernetes
13 43 (1.27%) Backup Exec
14 38 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
15 37 (1.09%) WSUS
16 26 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
17 24 (0.71%) Nagios
18 23 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
19 21 (0.62%) SCVMM
20 16 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1,140 (33.62%) VMware
2 1,112 (32.79%) Microsoft
3 580 (17.10%) Juniper
4 480 (14.16%) Palo Alto
5 462 (13.62%) CheckPoint
6 420 (12.39%) Meraki
7 395 (11.65%) Citrix
8 386 (11.38%) HP
9 269 (7.93%) F5
10 215 (6.34%) Fortinet
11 211 (6.22%) SolarWinds
12 185 (5.46%) Dell
13 161 (4.75%) Aruba
14 124 (3.66%) NetApp
15 114 (3.36%) Veeam
16 92 (2.71%) McAfee
17 89 (2.62%) IBM
18 87 (2.57%) Avaya
18 87 (2.57%) Brocade
19 82 (2.42%) Polycom