Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 38 44
Rank change year-on-year -29 +6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 7674 10303 11337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.55% 5.75% 5.54%
As % of the Vendors category 10.24% 13.17% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6621 8687 9797
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,000 £27,063
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 74926 78252 93396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.39% 43.68% 45.65%
Number of salaries quoted 58463 63737 76831
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -25 2877 £52,500 - 150
South East -23 1749 £42,500 -5.56% 75
North of England -5 1280 £37,500 -3.85% 77
Midlands -27 682 £38,500 -3.75% 54
East of England -5 674 £47,500 +5.56% 25
North West -8 652 £37,500 - 53
Yorkshire +5 571 £40,000 - 21
South West -18 446 £38,875 +7.09% 26
West Midlands -30 438 £40,000 - 29
East Midlands -19 231 £35,000 -12.50% 24
North East -7 57 £34,000 +12.39% 3
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 3501 (45.62%) Firewall
2 3187 (41.53%) Cisco Certification
3 3183 (41.48%) Windows
4 2749 (35.82%) VMware
5 2575 (33.55%) Microsoft
6 2197 (28.63%) WAN
7 2195 (28.60%) Active Directory
8 1986 (25.88%) CCNP
8 1986 (25.88%) LAN
9 1770 (23.06%) Windows Server
10 1737 (22.63%) CCNA
11 1662 (21.66%) ITIL
12 1650 (21.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 1585 (20.65%) Juniper
14 1420 (18.50%) VPN
15 1400 (18.24%) Linux
16 1347 (17.55%) Data Centre
17 1336 (17.41%) DNS
18 1291 (16.82%) CheckPoint
19 1278 (16.65%) Cisco ASA
20 1234 (16.08%) TCP/IP
21 1192 (15.53%) Finance
22 1178 (15.35%) BGP
23 1153 (15.02%) MPLS
24 1092 (14.23%) Wireless
25 1086 (14.15%) HP
26 1084 (14.13%) MS Exchange
27 1065 (13.88%) OSPF
28 1058 (13.79%) Network Security
29 1033 (13.46%) Citrix

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 1084 (14.13%) MS Exchange
2 524 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 349 (4.55%) Skype for Business
4 276 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 266 (3.47%) SharePoint
6 240 (3.13%) IIS
7 148 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2007
8 104 (1.36%) Apache
9 88 (1.15%) CMS
10 86 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 60 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
11 60 (0.78%) Tomcat
12 41 (0.53%) OpenStack
13 34 (0.44%) nginx
14 30 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
15 29 (0.38%) SAS
16 23 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
17 21 (0.27%) Confluence
18 20 (0.26%) JBoss
19 19 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 508 (6.62%) Microsoft Office
2 86 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 85 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 33 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
5 28 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.039%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.026%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.026%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.026%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.013%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.013%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.013%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 18 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.091%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.078%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.065%) Magento
5 5 (0.065%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.065%) Postilion
6 4 (0.052%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.039%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.039%) Eikon
7 3 (0.039%) Epicor Tropos
7 3 (0.039%) Maximo
8 2 (0.026%) BASE24
8 2 (0.026%) Summit
9 1 (0.013%) Infor SunSystems
9 1 (0.013%) LatentZero
9 1 (0.013%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.013%) Sage X3
9 1 (0.013%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.013%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 984 (12.82%) Office 365
2 809 (10.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 548 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
4 116 (1.51%) IaaS
5 112 (1.46%) SaaS
6 79 (1.03%) PaaS
7 77 (1.00%) Mimecast
8 60 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
9 51 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
10 42 (0.55%) G Suite
11 36 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 16 (0.21%) Akamai
13 12 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
14 11 (0.14%) GitHub
15 9 (0.12%) Amazon S3
15 9 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
16 6 (0.078%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 6 (0.078%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 5 (0.065%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3501 (45.62%) Firewall
2 2197 (28.63%) WAN
3 1986 (25.88%) LAN
4 1420 (18.50%) VPN
5 1336 (17.41%) DNS
6 1278 (16.65%) Cisco ASA
7 1234 (16.08%) TCP/IP
8 1178 (15.35%) BGP
9 1153 (15.02%) MPLS
10 1092 (14.23%) Wireless
11 1065 (13.88%) OSPF
12 1058 (13.79%) Network Security
13 1015 (13.23%) SAN
14 957 (12.47%) VoIP
15 921 (12.00%) DHCP
16 829 (10.80%) Cisco Nexus
17 753 (9.81%) VLAN
18 653 (8.51%) Cisco IOS
19 619 (8.07%) IPsec
20 533 (6.95%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 659 (8.59%) SQL Server
2 135 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 108 (1.41%) MySQL
4 93 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 51 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
6 35 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 33 (0.43%) MongoDB
7 33 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (0.35%) Big Data
9 23 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
10 22 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (0.27%) Hadoop
11 21 (0.27%) Oracle Database
12 17 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
13 12 (0.16%) Redis
14 11 (0.14%) InfluxDB
14 11 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (0.13%) NoSQL
16 9 (0.12%) MariaDB
17 8 (0.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 55 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 40 (0.52%) JIRA
3 39 (0.51%) Git (software)
4 38 (0.50%) Jenkins
5 34 (0.44%) Subversion
6 30 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
7 28 (0.36%) GCC
8 26 (0.34%) GDB
8 26 (0.34%) Trac
9 19 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
10 17 (0.22%) Metasploit
11 12 (0.16%) Zephyr
12 9 (0.12%) Visual Studio
13 8 (0.10%) SoapUI
14 7 (0.091%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (0.091%) MSI
15 6 (0.078%) AutoIt
16 5 (0.065%) AdminStudio
16 5 (0.065%) InstallShield
16 5 (0.065%) Vagrant
General
1 1192 (15.53%) Finance
2 633 (8.25%) Telecoms
3 284 (3.70%) Banking
4 162 (2.11%) Law
5 145 (1.89%) Legal
5 145 (1.89%) Retail
6 122 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 95 (1.24%) Marketing
8 84 (1.09%) Financial Institution
9 83 (1.08%) Advertising
10 72 (0.94%) Investment Banking
11 54 (0.70%) French Language
12 51 (0.66%) Back Office
13 47 (0.61%) Digital Economy
13 47 (0.61%) German Language
14 43 (0.56%) Electronics
14 43 (0.56%) Games
15 39 (0.51%) Publishing
16 33 (0.43%) Billing
16 33 (0.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2148 (27.99%) Network Engineer
2 859 (11.19%) Cisco Engineer
3 840 (10.95%) Analyst
4 836 (10.89%) Support Engineer
5 775 (10.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 622 (8.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 559 (7.28%) Senior Network Engineer
8 431 (5.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 418 (5.45%) Architect
10 397 (5.17%) Consultant
11 377 (4.91%) IT Engineer
12 376 (4.90%) Security Engineer
13 310 (4.04%) Support Analyst
14 276 (3.60%) Network Support
15 275 (3.58%) IT Support
16 272 (3.54%) Administrator
17 267 (3.48%) Network Security Engineer
18 263 (3.43%) 3rd Line Support
19 258 (3.36%) Security Analyst
20 245 (3.19%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (1.93%) XMPP
2 124 (1.62%) 802.1X
3 95 (1.24%) Web Services
4 77 (1.00%) HTML
5 54 (0.70%) XML
6 45 (0.59%) .NET
7 36 (0.47%) CSS
8 35 (0.46%) JSON
9 28 (0.36%) Middleware
10 26 (0.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 26 (0.34%) STL
11 24 (0.31%) AngularJS
12 22 (0.29%) Node.js
12 22 (0.29%) REST
13 21 (0.27%) SOAP
14 19 (0.25%) React
14 19 (0.25%) SAML
15 18 (0.23%) LAMP
16 16 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
16 16 (0.21%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1347 (17.55%) Data Centre
2 346 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
3 275 (3.58%) Computer Science
4 274 (3.57%) Clustering
5 256 (3.34%) Management Information System
6 207 (2.70%) Driving Licence
7 166 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
8 149 (1.94%) Replication
9 110 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
10 106 (1.38%) Blackberry
11 97 (1.26%) PKI
12 83 (1.08%) Hedge funds
13 82 (1.07%) Public Cloud
14 78 (1.02%) iPad
15 76 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
16 72 (0.94%) Private Cloud
17 54 (0.70%) Virtual Team
18 53 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
19 51 (0.66%) Fintech
20 47 (0.61%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3183 (41.48%) Windows
2 1770 (23.06%) Windows Server
3 1400 (18.24%) Linux
4 964 (12.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 846 (11.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 512 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 450 (5.86%) Windows 10
8 391 (5.10%) Unix
9 352 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 235 (3.06%) CentOS
11 192 (2.50%) Windows 8
12 160 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 133 (1.73%) Ubuntu
14 114 (1.49%) Solaris
15 86 (1.12%) Windows XP
16 75 (0.98%) Mac OS X
17 74 (0.96%) Debian
18 70 (0.91%) Android
19 49 (0.64%) Mac OS
20 34 (0.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1662 (21.66%) ITIL
2 580 (7.56%) Load Balancing
3 540 (7.04%) Network Design
4 507 (6.61%) Presales
5 445 (5.80%) Change Management
6 424 (5.53%) Service Delivery
7 393 (5.12%) Disaster Recovery
7 393 (5.12%) Network Monitoring
8 380 (4.95%) Project Management
9 363 (4.73%) Network Management
10 360 (4.69%) Service Management
11 328 (4.27%) Mentoring
12 298 (3.88%) Migration
13 296 (3.86%) SIEM
14 285 (3.71%) Problem Management
15 281 (3.66%) Information Security
16 273 (3.56%) Incident Management
17 271 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
18 260 (3.39%) DevOps
19 259 (3.38%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 591 (7.70%) SQL
2 439 (5.72%) PowerShell
3 356 (4.64%) Python
4 220 (2.87%) Perl
5 207 (2.70%) Bash Shell
6 112 (1.46%) Java
7 110 (1.43%) C
8 70 (0.91%) PHP
9 69 (0.90%) Ruby
10 67 (0.87%) Shell Script
11 47 (0.61%) C++
12 39 (0.51%) VBScript
13 36 (0.47%) JavaScript
14 28 (0.36%) C#
15 16 (0.21%) VB
16 13 (0.17%) Korn
17 12 (0.16%) C-shell
17 12 (0.16%) R
18 9 (0.12%) Tcl
19 8 (0.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3187 (41.53%) Cisco Certification
2 1986 (25.88%) CCNP
3 1737 (22.63%) CCNA
4 682 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 611 (7.96%) Degree
6 601 (7.83%) CCIE
7 479 (6.24%) MCSE
8 388 (5.06%) Security Cleared
9 305 (3.97%) MCSA
10 302 (3.94%) SC Cleared
11 264 (3.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 219 (2.85%) MCP
13 206 (2.68%) CISSP
14 198 (2.58%) A+ Certification
15 189 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
16 185 (2.41%) Network+ Certification
17 181 (2.36%) JNCIP
18 171 (2.23%) CCDP
19 148 (1.93%) CCSA
20 142 (1.85%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 591 (7.70%) SLA
2 242 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 165 (2.15%) PCI DSS
4 101 (1.32%) QA
5 70 (0.91%) PMO
6 59 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
7 37 (0.48%) GDPR
8 19 (0.25%) ISO 9001
8 19 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 15 (0.20%) NIST 800
10 13 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 12 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 9 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 5 (0.065%) COBIT
13 5 (0.065%) RMADS
14 4 (0.052%) Def Stans
14 4 (0.052%) SAS 70
15 3 (0.039%) ISO 22301
16 2 (0.026%) Disclosure Scotland
16 2 (0.026%) HIPAA
System Software
1 2195 (28.60%) Active Directory
2 1650 (21.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 879 (11.45%) Hyper-V
4 406 (5.29%) vSphere
5 331 (4.31%) VMware ESXi
6 267 (3.48%) XenApp
7 111 (1.45%) XenDesktop
8 110 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
9 102 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
10 92 (1.20%) Terminal Services
11 80 (1.04%) KVM
12 66 (0.86%) Docker
13 64 (0.83%) XenServer
14 55 (0.72%) Firmware
15 54 (0.70%) ProxySG
16 53 (0.69%) Xen
17 50 (0.65%) NFS
18 47 (0.61%) VMware NSX
19 44 (0.57%) vCloud
20 34 (0.44%) iptables
Systems Management
1 484 (6.31%) SCCM
2 306 (3.99%) Cisco CUCM
3 250 (3.26%) Nagios
4 193 (2.51%) FortiGate
5 188 (2.45%) Puppet
6 180 (2.35%) SCOM
7 176 (2.29%) vCenter Server
8 169 (2.20%) Cisco UCCX
9 143 (1.86%) Backup Exec
10 139 (1.81%) Ansible
11 130 (1.69%) Cacti
12 120 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
13 118 (1.54%) Cisco UCCE
14 111 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
15 109 (1.42%) WSUS
16 67 (0.87%) SolarWinds Orion
17 56 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
18 52 (0.68%) Salt
19 49 (0.64%) ZABBIX
20 48 (0.63%) Opsview
Vendors
1 2749 (35.82%) VMware
2 2575 (33.55%) Microsoft
3 1585 (20.65%) Juniper
4 1291 (16.82%) CheckPoint
5 1086 (14.15%) HP
6 1033 (13.46%) Citrix
7 964 (12.56%) F5
8 858 (11.18%) Palo Alto
9 493 (6.42%) Dell
10 411 (5.36%) SolarWinds
11 395 (5.15%) NetApp
12 317 (4.13%) Fortinet
13 308 (4.01%) Meraki
14 297 (3.87%) Avaya
15 287 (3.74%) Veeam
16 268 (3.49%) Red Hat
17 243 (3.17%) Brocade
18 232 (3.02%) Blue Coat
19 231 (3.01%) EMC
20 210 (2.74%) Symantec