Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 62 68
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 -22
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 4,769 6,280 7,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.20% 4.47% 4.26%
As % of the Vendors category 10.04% 10.58% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3,886 5,176 5,975
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 47,488 59,347 72,866
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.83% 42.27% 44.14%
Number of salaries quoted 36,640 46,285 58,428
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -14 1,676 £56,000 +1.82% 304
South East +11 1,153 £47,500 +5.56% 212
Midlands +2 650 £42,500 -1.73% 136
North of England -24 641 £42,500 +1.19% 206
West Midlands -4 396 £47,500 - 100
North West -19 364 £40,000 -11.11% 119
South West +13 342 £42,500 -1.16% 86
East of England -11 287 £42,500 +9.21% 89
East Midlands +31 253 £40,000 +6.67% 35
Yorkshire -21 237 £45,000 +12.50% 69
North East -17 40 £41,500 -31.82% 18
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2,235 (46.87%) Firewall
2 1,940 (40.68%) Cisco Certification
3 1,827 (38.31%) Windows
4 1,612 (33.80%) Microsoft
5 1,577 (33.07%) VMware
6 1,527 (32.02%) WAN
7 1,374 (28.81%) LAN
8 1,219 (25.56%) Active Directory
9 1,183 (24.81%) CCNP
10 1,174 (24.62%) Azure
11 1,142 (23.95%) Office 365
12 1,056 (22.14%) VMware Infrastructure
13 1,053 (22.08%) CCNA
14 1,011 (21.20%) Windows Server
15 911 (19.10%) Data Centre
16 865 (18.14%) ITIL
17 841 (17.63%) VPN
18 840 (17.61%) Wireless
19 825 (17.30%) Juniper
20 764 (16.02%) BGP
21 751 (15.75%) DNS
22 712 (14.93%) TCP/IP
23 694 (14.55%) Network Security
24 681 (14.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 675 (14.15%) OSPF
26 650 (13.63%) Palo Alto
27 629 (13.19%) Finance
28 618 (12.96%) Cisco ASA
29 617 (12.94%) MPLS
30 615 (12.90%) DHCP

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
1 439 (9.21%) MS Exchange
2 237 (4.97%) SharePoint
3 158 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 146 (3.06%) Skype for Business
5 122 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 113 (2.37%) IIS
7 48 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
8 28 (0.59%) Confluence
9 18 (0.38%) Apache
10 17 (0.36%) WebSphere
11 15 (0.31%) OpenStack
12 13 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.17%) IBM Notes
13 8 (0.17%) nginx
14 7 (0.15%) JBoss
15 6 (0.13%) GlassFish
16 5 (0.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 5 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2003
16 5 (0.10%) WordPress
17 4 (0.084%) SAS
Applications
1 285 (5.98%) Microsoft Office
2 93 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 75 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 59 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.063%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.042%) Mozilla Thunderbird
9 1 (0.021%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.021%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.021%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 14 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.084%) assyst
4 4 (0.084%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.042%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.042%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.042%) Shopify
5 2 (0.042%) Softmar
5 2 (0.042%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.021%) C-CURE
6 1 (0.021%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.021%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.021%) Magento
6 1 (0.021%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.021%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.021%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,174 (24.62%) Azure
2 1,142 (23.95%) Office 365
3 576 (12.08%) AWS
4 131 (2.75%) SaaS
5 125 (2.62%) IaaS
6 105 (2.20%) Azure Active Directory
7 94 (1.97%) PaaS
8 68 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
9 53 (1.11%) Mimecast
10 52 (1.09%) GCP
11 46 (0.96%) G Suite
12 41 (0.86%) OneDrive
13 28 (0.59%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 26 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 22 (0.46%) Akamai
16 14 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
17 12 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
18 11 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
19 10 (0.21%) Amazon S3
19 10 (0.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2,235 (46.87%) Firewall
2 1,527 (32.02%) WAN
3 1,374 (28.81%) LAN
4 841 (17.63%) VPN
5 840 (17.61%) Wireless
6 764 (16.02%) BGP
7 751 (15.75%) DNS
8 712 (14.93%) TCP/IP
9 694 (14.55%) Network Security
10 675 (14.15%) OSPF
11 618 (12.96%) Cisco ASA
12 617 (12.94%) MPLS
13 615 (12.90%) DHCP
14 473 (9.92%) VoIP
15 424 (8.89%) SAN
16 381 (7.99%) VLAN
17 353 (7.40%) Cisco Nexus
18 336 (7.05%) Wi-Fi
19 321 (6.73%) IPsec
20 296 (6.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (5.03%) SQL Server
2 54 (1.13%) MySQL
3 25 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
4 22 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
5 21 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
7 17 (0.36%) Big Data
8 12 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (0.23%) Oracle Database
9 11 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (0.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 9 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
10 9 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.15%) Redis
13 6 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (0.13%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.13%) Power BI
14 5 (0.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 62 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 55 (1.15%) JIRA
3 41 (0.86%) Git (software)
4 28 (0.59%) Jenkins
5 16 (0.34%) Subversion
6 11 (0.23%) Visual Studio
7 10 (0.21%) Bitbucket
7 10 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.15%) TestRail
8 7 (0.15%) Zephyr
9 6 (0.13%) Bugzilla
9 6 (0.13%) CruiseControl
9 6 (0.13%) Metasploit
9 6 (0.13%) Selenium
10 5 (0.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.10%) WinDbg
11 4 (0.084%) Maven
12 3 (0.063%) Bazaar
12 3 (0.063%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 629 (13.19%) Finance
2 361 (7.57%) Telecoms
3 209 (4.38%) Public Sector
4 182 (3.82%) Retail
5 152 (3.19%) Banking
6 102 (2.14%) Law
7 91 (1.91%) Legal
8 67 (1.40%) Marketing
9 47 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 43 (0.90%) Electronics
11 38 (0.80%) Front Office
12 27 (0.57%) Financial Institution
13 25 (0.52%) Investment Banking
13 25 (0.52%) Local Government
14 24 (0.50%) Aerospace
14 24 (0.50%) Games
15 23 (0.48%) French Language
16 22 (0.46%) Military
17 18 (0.38%) Back Office
18 17 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1,513 (31.73%) Network Engineer
2 562 (11.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 477 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 373 (7.82%) Senior Network Engineer
5 369 (7.74%) Cisco Engineer
6 367 (7.70%) Analyst
7 327 (6.86%) IT Engineer
8 271 (5.68%) Architect
9 256 (5.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 233 (4.89%) Security Engineer
11 226 (4.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 223 (4.68%) IT Support
13 212 (4.45%) Consultant
14 174 (3.65%) Network Security Engineer
15 146 (3.06%) Systems Engineer
16 140 (2.94%) IT Support Engineer
17 130 (2.73%) 3rd Line Support
18 126 (2.64%) NOC Engineer
19 125 (2.62%) Cloud Engineer
20 116 (2.43%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (1.87%) 802.1X
2 40 (0.84%) LDAP
3 38 (0.80%) XMPP
4 35 (0.73%) Web Services
5 27 (0.57%) LAMP
6 16 (0.34%) Middleware
7 15 (0.31%) .NET
8 13 (0.27%) JSON
8 13 (0.27%) SAML
9 12 (0.25%) Elastic Stack
9 12 (0.25%) X-Windows
10 7 (0.15%) Regular Expression
11 6 (0.13%) COM
11 6 (0.13%) CSS
11 6 (0.13%) XML
12 5 (0.10%) HTML
12 5 (0.10%) jQuery
13 4 (0.084%) LEMP Stack
13 4 (0.084%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (0.084%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 911 (19.10%) Data Centre
2 302 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 217 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
4 193 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 145 (3.04%) Video Conferencing
6 123 (2.58%) Driving Licence
7 107 (2.24%) Public Cloud
8 82 (1.72%) Clustering
9 81 (1.70%) Hybrid Cloud
9 81 (1.70%) Replication
10 67 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
10 67 (1.40%) Private Cloud
11 65 (1.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 51 (1.07%) PKI
13 41 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
14 36 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
15 35 (0.73%) iPad
15 35 (0.73%) iPhone
16 34 (0.71%) Client/Server
17 28 (0.59%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 1,827 (38.31%) Windows
2 1,011 (21.20%) Windows Server
3 614 (12.87%) Linux
4 447 (9.37%) Windows 10
5 429 (9.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 245 (5.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 221 (4.63%) Windows 7
8 170 (3.56%) Unix
9 83 (1.74%) Windows 8
10 71 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 59 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 53 (1.11%) Ubuntu
13 52 (1.09%) CentOS
14 44 (0.92%) Mac OS X
15 33 (0.69%) Mac OS
16 30 (0.63%) Android
17 15 (0.31%) Debian
17 15 (0.31%) HPUX
18 13 (0.27%) Solaris
19 11 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 865 (18.14%) ITIL
2 681 (14.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 546 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
4 321 (6.73%) Load Balancing
5 308 (6.46%) Presales
6 292 (6.12%) Migration
6 292 (6.12%) Network Design
7 262 (5.49%) Mentoring
8 241 (5.05%) Change Management
9 229 (4.80%) Service Delivery
10 226 (4.74%) Agile Software Development
10 226 (4.74%) Information Security
10 226 (4.74%) Project Delivery
11 223 (4.68%) Cybersecurity
12 220 (4.61%) Project Management
12 220 (4.61%) Service Management
13 209 (4.38%) Network Monitoring
14 189 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
14 189 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
15 182 (3.82%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 390 (8.18%) PowerShell
2 307 (6.44%) SQL
3 188 (3.94%) Python
4 94 (1.97%) Bash Shell
5 78 (1.64%) C
6 43 (0.90%) Perl
7 33 (0.69%) VBScript
8 30 (0.63%) Shell Script
9 24 (0.50%) PHP
10 22 (0.46%) Java
10 22 (0.46%) VBA
11 21 (0.44%) JavaScript
12 18 (0.38%) C++
13 12 (0.25%) R
14 11 (0.23%) C#
15 8 (0.17%) Ruby
16 6 (0.13%) Go
16 6 (0.13%) VB
17 5 (0.10%) Ada
18 3 (0.063%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1,940 (40.68%) Cisco Certification
2 1,183 (24.81%) CCNP
3 1,053 (22.08%) CCNA
4 451 (9.46%) Degree
5 445 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 326 (6.84%) CCIE
7 325 (6.81%) Security Cleared
8 286 (6.00%) MCSE
9 215 (4.51%) SC Cleared
10 169 (3.54%) MCSA
11 155 (3.25%) CCDP
12 146 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 139 (2.91%) JNCIA
14 121 (2.54%) JNCIS
15 117 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
16 105 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
17 98 (2.05%) CISSP
18 90 (1.89%) DV Cleared
19 79 (1.66%) JNCIP
20 70 (1.47%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 366 (7.67%) SLA
2 159 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 55 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 49 (1.03%) GDPR
5 39 (0.82%) QA
6 30 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
7 26 (0.55%) NIST
8 21 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 20 (0.42%) ISO 9001
10 13 (0.27%) PMO
10 13 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 10 (0.21%) NCSC
12 8 (0.17%) COBIT
13 7 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 6 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
15 5 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 4 (0.084%) GPG13
17 3 (0.063%) ISO 14001
17 3 (0.063%) RMADS
18 2 (0.042%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1,219 (25.56%) Active Directory
2 1,056 (22.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 521 (10.92%) Hyper-V
4 247 (5.18%) vSphere
5 178 (3.73%) VMware ESXi
6 167 (3.50%) XenApp
7 97 (2.03%) XenDesktop
8 78 (1.64%) VMware NSX
9 76 (1.59%) Firmware
10 66 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
11 51 (1.07%) Docker
12 43 (0.90%) Terminal Services
12 43 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
13 33 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
14 28 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
15 20 (0.42%) VMware Server
16 18 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 16 (0.34%) ProxySG
18 14 (0.29%) NFS
18 14 (0.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 348 (7.30%) SCCM
2 145 (3.04%) Cisco CUCM
3 142 (2.98%) Ansible
4 140 (2.94%) FortiGate
5 117 (2.45%) Microsoft Intune
6 111 (2.33%) SCOM
7 104 (2.18%) Puppet
8 100 (2.10%) vCenter Server
9 88 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
10 75 (1.57%) WSUS
11 62 (1.30%) Terraform
12 59 (1.24%) Cisco UCCX
13 51 (1.07%) Kubernetes
14 48 (1.01%) Backup Exec
15 47 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
16 46 (0.96%) Nagios
17 41 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
18 34 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
19 27 (0.57%) Jamf Pro
20 20 (0.42%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1,612 (33.80%) Microsoft
2 1,577 (33.07%) VMware
3 825 (17.30%) Juniper
4 650 (13.63%) Palo Alto
5 563 (11.81%) CheckPoint
6 560 (11.74%) Citrix
7 532 (11.16%) Meraki
8 520 (10.90%) HP
9 376 (7.88%) F5
10 368 (7.72%) SolarWinds
11 273 (5.72%) NetApp
12 261 (5.47%) Fortinet
13 226 (4.74%) Dell
14 179 (3.75%) Aruba
15 150 (3.15%) Veeam
16 135 (2.83%) EMC
16 135 (2.83%) McAfee
17 120 (2.52%) Avaya
18 115 (2.41%) Brocade
19 107 (2.24%) Mitel