Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 76 66
Rank change year-on-year +22 -10 -27
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 6,071 6,027 7,825
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.83% 3.96% 4.78%
As % of the Vendors category 11.27% 9.23% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4,700 4,900 6,818
England median annual salary £47,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.08% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +2.22% -

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 53,875 65,332 72,562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.84% 42.88% 44.36%
Number of salaries quoted 41,405 51,142 56,517
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £76,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -6 1,711 £52,500 -1.87% 321
South East +36 1,478 £46,000 -3.16% 280
North of England +24 1,206 £42,000 +5.00% 189
Midlands +10 787 £47,000 +13.25% 163
Yorkshire +49 647 £37,500 -6.25% 52
West Midlands +13 554 £50,000 +5.26% 98
North West -1 520 £42,915 +7.29% 123
East of England +17 453 £40,500 -7.95% 71
South West +21 407 £44,000 +3.53% 95
East Midlands +10 232 £40,000 +14.29% 65
North East +17 39 £42,500 +21.43% 14
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 2,978 (49.05%) Firewall
2 2,935 (48.34%) Cisco Certification
3 2,248 (37.03%) Windows
4 2,083 (34.31%) WAN
5 1,969 (32.43%) VMware
6 1,934 (31.86%) CCNP
7 1,885 (31.05%) Microsoft
8 1,727 (28.45%) CCNA
9 1,618 (26.65%) LAN
10 1,593 (26.24%) Active Directory
11 1,322 (21.78%) Azure
12 1,270 (20.92%) Office 365
13 1,236 (20.36%) Windows Server
14 1,217 (20.05%) Data Centre
15 1,189 (19.58%) DNS
16 1,183 (19.49%) VMware Infrastructure
17 1,176 (19.37%) VPN
18 1,153 (18.99%) Linux
19 1,152 (18.98%) ITIL
20 1,097 (18.07%) Network Security
21 1,062 (17.49%) Cisco ASA
22 1,051 (17.31%) BGP
23 998 (16.44%) MPLS
24 994 (16.37%) OSPF
24 994 (16.37%) Juniper
25 971 (15.99%) Wireless
26 932 (15.35%) Palo Alto
27 864 (14.23%) CheckPoint
28 796 (13.11%) Citrix
29 773 (12.73%) AWS

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
1 658 (10.84%) MS Exchange
2 290 (4.78%) SharePoint
3 195 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 190 (3.13%) Skype for Business
5 180 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 116 (1.91%) IIS
7 51 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 45 (0.74%) Confluence
9 34 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
10 32 (0.53%) SAS
11 19 (0.31%) Apache
12 17 (0.28%) OpenStack
13 15 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
14 14 (0.23%) Tomcat
15 11 (0.18%) CMS
15 11 (0.18%) nginx
15 11 (0.18%) WebSphere
16 10 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
17 9 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
17 9 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 403 (6.64%) Microsoft Office
2 112 (1.84%) MS Visio
3 75 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 48 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 38 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.099%) Acrobat
6 6 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.082%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.033%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.016%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.016%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.016%) HipChat
9 1 (0.016%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.016%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 23 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.15%) Exchequer
3 6 (0.099%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.066%) Cisco SocialMiner
5 3 (0.049%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.049%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.033%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.033%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.033%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.016%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1,322 (21.78%) Azure
2 1,270 (20.92%) Office 365
3 773 (12.73%) AWS
4 140 (2.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 134 (2.21%) IaaS
6 121 (1.99%) SaaS
7 92 (1.52%) OneDrive
8 89 (1.47%) PaaS
9 88 (1.45%) GCP
10 67 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
11 33 (0.54%) G Suite
12 30 (0.49%) Mimecast
13 25 (0.41%) Azure Stack
14 15 (0.25%) OpenShift
15 13 (0.21%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 12 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
17 11 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
17 11 (0.18%) SoftLayer
18 8 (0.13%) Serverless
18 8 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2,978 (49.05%) Firewall
2 2,083 (34.31%) WAN
3 1,618 (26.65%) LAN
4 1,189 (19.58%) DNS
5 1,176 (19.37%) VPN
6 1,097 (18.07%) Network Security
7 1,062 (17.49%) Cisco ASA
8 1,051 (17.31%) BGP
9 998 (16.44%) MPLS
10 994 (16.37%) OSPF
11 971 (15.99%) Wireless
12 769 (12.67%) TCP/IP
13 755 (12.44%) DHCP
14 746 (12.29%) Cisco Nexus
15 652 (10.74%) VoIP
16 536 (8.83%) IPsec
17 497 (8.19%) SAN
18 409 (6.74%) VLAN
19 386 (6.36%) NetScaler
20 366 (6.03%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 352 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 51 (0.84%) MySQL
3 32 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 30 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
6 17 (0.28%) Oracle Database
6 17 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (0.26%) Relational Database
8 15 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
9 14 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
11 11 (0.18%) Azure SQL Database
11 11 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (0.18%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.082%) DB2
12 5 (0.082%) Geospatial Data
12 5 (0.082%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.066%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.066%) InfluxDB
13 4 (0.066%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 82 (1.35%) JIRA
2 75 (1.24%) Git (software)
3 55 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 48 (0.79%) Visual Studio
5 37 (0.61%) Jenkins
6 25 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (0.41%) TestRail
6 25 (0.41%) Zephyr
7 22 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
7 22 (0.36%) Subversion
8 17 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
9 14 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (0.16%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.099%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (0.099%) Fiddler
11 6 (0.099%) Terragrunt
12 5 (0.082%) MSI
13 4 (0.066%) GitLab
13 4 (0.066%) Redmine
14 3 (0.049%) Bitbucket
General
1 639 (10.53%) Finance
2 565 (9.31%) Telecoms
3 330 (5.44%) Public Sector
4 199 (3.28%) Banking
4 199 (3.28%) Retail
5 103 (1.70%) Manufacturing
6 93 (1.53%) Law
7 90 (1.48%) Marketing
8 83 (1.37%) Legal
9 67 (1.10%) German Language
10 64 (1.05%) Italian Language
11 59 (0.97%) Aerospace
12 56 (0.92%) Electronics
13 35 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
14 33 (0.54%) Local Government
15 27 (0.44%) French Language
16 23 (0.38%) Financial Institution
17 21 (0.35%) Games
18 20 (0.33%) Back Office
19 19 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1,975 (32.53%) Network Engineer
2 642 (10.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 615 (10.13%) Cisco Engineer
4 549 (9.04%) Support Engineer
5 524 (8.63%) Analyst
6 506 (8.33%) Security Engineer
7 483 (7.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 444 (7.31%) Architect
9 437 (7.20%) Network Security Engineer
10 370 (6.09%) Consultant
10 370 (6.09%) Senior Network Engineer
11 329 (5.42%) IT Engineer
12 239 (3.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 223 (3.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
14 210 (3.46%) IT Support
15 205 (3.38%) Support Analyst
16 201 (3.31%) 2nd Line Support
17 182 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
18 179 (2.95%) Systems Engineer
19 169 (2.78%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (1.55%) 802.1X
2 68 (1.12%) Web Services
2 68 (1.12%) XMPP
3 61 (1.00%) LDAP
4 29 (0.48%) LAMP
5 26 (0.43%) JSON
6 21 (0.35%) .NET
7 13 (0.21%) Flash
7 13 (0.21%) Regular Expression
7 13 (0.21%) SAML
8 11 (0.18%) YAML
9 9 (0.15%) Elastic Stack
9 9 (0.15%) Middleware
10 8 (0.13%) X-Windows
11 7 (0.12%) HTML
11 7 (0.12%) MAPI
12 6 (0.099%) CSS
12 6 (0.099%) LEMP Stack
13 5 (0.082%) Kafka
13 5 (0.082%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 1,217 (20.05%) Data Centre
2 484 (7.97%) Management Information System
3 379 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
4 220 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
5 169 (2.78%) Driving Licence
6 140 (2.31%) Replication
7 126 (2.08%) Clustering
8 120 (1.98%) Public Cloud
9 110 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
10 107 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
11 95 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 57 (0.94%) PKI
13 54 (0.89%) Private Cloud
14 50 (0.82%) Virtual Team
15 49 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
16 33 (0.54%) User Experience
17 32 (0.53%) Blackberry
18 31 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
19 29 (0.48%) EMC VNX
20 27 (0.44%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 2,248 (37.03%) Windows
2 1,236 (20.36%) Windows Server
3 1,153 (18.99%) Linux
4 612 (10.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 530 (8.73%) Windows 10
6 493 (8.12%) Unix
7 408 (6.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 343 (5.65%) Windows 7
9 144 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 129 (2.12%) CentOS
11 121 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 111 (1.83%) Ubuntu
13 109 (1.80%) Windows 8
14 69 (1.14%) Mac OS
15 54 (0.89%) Mac OS X
16 52 (0.86%) Android
17 41 (0.68%) Debian
18 31 (0.51%) Solaris
19 24 (0.40%) HPUX
20 23 (0.38%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,152 (18.98%) ITIL
2 758 (12.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 689 (11.35%) Problem-Solving
4 564 (9.29%) Service Delivery
5 549 (9.04%) Network Design
6 496 (8.17%) Network Management
7 470 (7.74%) Presales
8 390 (6.42%) Project Delivery
9 379 (6.24%) Change Control
10 372 (6.13%) Migration
11 369 (6.08%) Mentoring
12 343 (5.65%) Load Balancing
13 316 (5.21%) Project Management
14 301 (4.96%) Change Management
15 299 (4.93%) Disaster Recovery
16 295 (4.86%) Product Management
17 268 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
18 267 (4.40%) Service Management
19 254 (4.18%) Cybersecurity
19 254 (4.18%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 425 (7.00%) Python
2 393 (6.47%) PowerShell
3 332 (5.47%) Bash Shell
4 328 (5.40%) SQL
5 266 (4.38%) Perl
6 124 (2.04%) C
7 47 (0.77%) PHP
8 32 (0.53%) C++
9 31 (0.51%) Shell Script
10 30 (0.49%) JavaScript
11 28 (0.46%) C#
12 26 (0.43%) Ruby
13 21 (0.35%) Java
14 12 (0.20%) VBA
15 10 (0.16%) R
16 8 (0.13%) Go
17 7 (0.12%) VBScript
18 5 (0.082%) MATLAB
18 5 (0.082%) T-SQL
19 4 (0.066%) Julia
Qualifications
1 2,935 (48.34%) Cisco Certification
2 1,934 (31.86%) CCNP
3 1,727 (28.45%) CCNA
4 672 (11.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 560 (9.22%) Degree
6 482 (7.94%) Security Cleared
7 474 (7.81%) MCSE
8 447 (7.36%) CCIE
9 283 (4.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 276 (4.55%) SC Cleared
11 250 (4.12%) MCSA
12 217 (3.57%) CCDP
13 169 (2.78%) JNCIA
14 163 (2.68%) JNCIS
15 143 (2.36%) CISSP
16 138 (2.27%) MCITP
17 134 (2.21%) CCSA
18 129 (2.12%) JNCIP
19 122 (2.01%) CCSE
20 121 (1.99%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 510 (8.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 399 (6.57%) SLA
3 351 (5.78%) ISO 9001
4 88 (1.45%) PCI DSS
5 66 (1.09%) GDPR
6 40 (0.66%) QA
7 39 (0.64%) ISO 22301
7 39 (0.64%) PMO
7 39 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 37 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 26 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
10 24 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 22 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 21 (0.35%) COBIT
13 14 (0.23%) NIST
14 10 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 10 (0.16%) MiFID
15 7 (0.12%) RMADS
16 6 (0.099%) Actionable Recommendations
17 5 (0.082%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 1,593 (26.24%) Active Directory
2 1,183 (19.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 607 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 256 (4.22%) vSphere
5 204 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
6 198 (3.26%) XenApp
7 130 (2.14%) VMware NSX
8 119 (1.96%) XenDesktop
9 88 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
10 63 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
11 60 (0.99%) Docker
11 60 (0.99%) Firmware
12 52 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
13 38 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
14 30 (0.49%) Terminal Services
15 26 (0.43%) NFS
16 25 (0.41%) vCloud
17 23 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 22 (0.36%) BitLocker
19 19 (0.31%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 471 (7.76%) SCCM
2 400 (6.59%) FortiGate
3 315 (5.19%) Nagios
4 260 (4.28%) Cisco CUCM
5 179 (2.95%) SCOM
6 153 (2.52%) Ansible
7 139 (2.29%) Puppet
8 123 (2.03%) WSUS
9 115 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
10 97 (1.60%) Cisco Prime
11 87 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
12 85 (1.40%) Backup Exec
13 70 (1.15%) vRealize
14 67 (1.10%) vCenter Server
15 64 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
16 62 (1.02%) Terraform
17 60 (0.99%) Kubernetes
18 52 (0.86%) Stealthwatch
19 44 (0.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
20 40 (0.66%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1,969 (32.43%) VMware
2 1,885 (31.05%) Microsoft
3 994 (16.37%) Juniper
4 932 (15.35%) Palo Alto
5 864 (14.23%) CheckPoint
6 796 (13.11%) Citrix
7 665 (10.95%) HP
8 620 (10.21%) Meraki
9 609 (10.03%) Fortinet
10 477 (7.86%) F5
11 444 (7.31%) Dell
12 422 (6.95%) NetApp
13 341 (5.62%) SolarWinds
14 249 (4.10%) Aruba
15 248 (4.08%) EMC
16 214 (3.52%) Veeam
17 176 (2.90%) Red Hat
18 156 (2.57%) Avaya
19 144 (2.37%) Brocade
20 141 (2.32%) Huawei