Period
to 27 September 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 September 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 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 49 75
Rank change year-on-year -16 +26 -12
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 1,902 6,469 6,135
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.34% 4.99% 3.96%
As % of the Vendors category 10.80% 11.64% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,698 5,124 5,227
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,500 £26,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £76,250
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 17,610 55,569 66,694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.20% 42.86% 43.04%
Number of salaries quoted 13,895 42,543 52,163
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.00% - +5.26%

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 27 September 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 September 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 +15 797 £60,000 +14.29% 75
South East -17 389 £51,500 +8.42% 84
North of England -41 258 £46,865 +12.93% 81
Midlands -9 207 £45,750 -3.68% 63
North West -7 177 £50,000 +17.65% 56
South West -2 142 £40,500 -10.00% 35
West Midlands -18 142 £45,000 -10.00% 37
East of England -5 106 £47,500 +17.28% 27
Yorkshire -67 69 £47,250 +35.00% 20
East Midlands +1 65 £48,750 +18.90% 25
North East 0 16 £43,500 +4.30% 5
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 910 (47.84%) Firewall
2 725 (38.12%) Microsoft
3 703 (36.96%) WAN
4 701 (36.86%) Cisco Certification
5 687 (36.12%) VMware
6 655 (34.44%) Windows
7 580 (30.49%) LAN
8 552 (29.02%) Azure
9 551 (28.97%) Active Directory
10 458 (24.08%) Office 365
11 441 (23.19%) CCNA
12 419 (22.03%) CCNP
13 399 (20.98%) VMware Infrastructure
14 382 (20.08%) Windows Server
15 366 (19.24%) VPN
16 346 (18.19%) Data Centre
17 338 (17.77%) Finance
18 333 (17.51%) CheckPoint
19 327 (17.19%) BGP
20 324 (17.03%) ITIL
21 323 (16.98%) Wireless
22 322 (16.93%) Juniper
23 319 (16.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 291 (15.30%) Network Security
25 286 (15.04%) MPLS
26 277 (14.56%) Palo Alto
27 274 (14.41%) DNS
28 273 (14.35%) OSPF
29 272 (14.30%) AWS
30 256 (13.46%) Linux

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
1 126 (6.62%) MS Exchange
2 85 (4.47%) SharePoint
3 71 (3.73%) Skype for Business
4 55 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 55 (2.89%) IIS
5 45 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 30 (1.58%) CMS
7 18 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (0.58%) Confluence
9 10 (0.53%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.26%) Apache
12 4 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.21%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.11%) nginx
14 1 (0.053%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.053%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.053%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.053%) Moodle
14 1 (0.053%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 165 (8.68%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (2.37%) MS Visio
3 20 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.053%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.21%) FastStats
1 4 (0.21%) Unica
2 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 552 (29.02%) Azure
2 458 (24.08%) Office 365
3 272 (14.30%) AWS
4 73 (3.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 64 (3.36%) IaaS
6 50 (2.63%) SaaS
7 40 (2.10%) Route 53
8 38 (2.00%) PaaS
9 34 (1.79%) GCP
10 27 (1.42%) Mimecast
11 25 (1.31%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 24 (1.26%) Slack
13 22 (1.16%) OneDrive
13 22 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 21 (1.10%) Amazon S3
15 19 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
15 19 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
16 17 (0.89%) G Suite
17 15 (0.79%) OpenShift
18 14 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 910 (47.84%) Firewall
2 703 (36.96%) WAN
3 580 (30.49%) LAN
4 366 (19.24%) VPN
5 327 (17.19%) BGP
6 323 (16.98%) Wireless
7 291 (15.30%) Network Security
8 286 (15.04%) MPLS
9 274 (14.41%) DNS
10 273 (14.35%) OSPF
11 237 (12.46%) VoIP
12 231 (12.15%) Cisco ASA
13 222 (11.67%) DHCP
14 218 (11.46%) Wi-Fi
15 216 (11.36%) TCP/IP
16 182 (9.57%) SAN
17 166 (8.73%) VLAN
18 148 (7.78%) Cisco Nexus
19 114 (5.99%) Internet
20 111 (5.84%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (5.57%) SQL Server
2 16 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
3 14 (0.74%) MySQL
4 12 (0.63%) Relational Database
4 12 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (0.42%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (0.37%) RDBMS
7 7 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.26%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (0.21%) Big Data
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.21%) Redis
10 3 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.16%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.16%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.16%) Power BI
11 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (1.47%) Git (software)
2 23 (1.21%) Sonatype Nexus
3 12 (0.63%) Jenkins
4 10 (0.53%) JIRA
5 8 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (0.21%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.16%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.16%) GitLab
8 2 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.11%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.11%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.11%) Subversion
9 1 (0.053%) MSI
9 1 (0.053%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.053%) Redmine
General
1 338 (17.77%) Finance
2 138 (7.26%) Telecoms
3 92 (4.84%) Public Sector
4 83 (4.36%) Banking
5 51 (2.68%) Law
6 45 (2.37%) Manufacturing
7 39 (2.05%) Marketing
8 33 (1.74%) Financial Institution
9 28 (1.47%) Electronics
10 26 (1.37%) Back Office
11 24 (1.26%) Investment Banking
12 23 (1.21%) Retail
13 15 (0.79%) Military
14 14 (0.74%) Legal
15 10 (0.53%) French Language
16 8 (0.42%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.37%) Billing
17 7 (0.37%) Multimedia
17 7 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 711 (37.38%) Network Engineer
2 250 (13.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 239 (12.57%) Senior Network Engineer
4 156 (8.20%) Cisco Engineer
5 137 (7.20%) Support Engineer
6 132 (6.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 115 (6.05%) Analyst
8 109 (5.73%) IT Engineer
9 108 (5.68%) Architect
10 104 (5.47%) Security Engineer
11 96 (5.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 76 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 60 (3.15%) Network Security Engineer
14 57 (3.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
15 56 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
15 56 (2.94%) Network Architect
16 55 (2.89%) IT Manager
16 55 (2.89%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
17 54 (2.84%) IP Engineer
17 54 (2.84%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (2.63%) XMPP
2 41 (2.16%) 802.1X
3 23 (1.21%) Web Services
4 17 (0.89%) YAML
5 11 (0.58%) LDAP
6 9 (0.47%) JSON
7 7 (0.37%) Node.js
7 7 (0.37%) REST
8 6 (0.32%) .NET
8 6 (0.32%) React
8 6 (0.32%) WSH
9 5 (0.26%) Middleware
9 5 (0.26%) Regular Expression
10 4 (0.21%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.21%) HTML
10 4 (0.21%) HTML5
10 4 (0.21%) OAuth
10 4 (0.21%) OAuth2
10 4 (0.21%) RESTful
10 4 (0.21%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 346 (18.19%) Data Centre
2 79 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (4.15%) Management Information System
3 66 (3.47%) Public Cloud
4 62 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
5 58 (3.05%) Video Conferencing
6 40 (2.10%) Hybrid Cloud
7 36 (1.89%) Clustering
8 31 (1.63%) Replication
9 30 (1.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 21 (1.10%) Fat Client
10 21 (1.10%) Thin Client
11 18 (0.95%) PKI
12 17 (0.89%) Driving Licence
12 17 (0.89%) Virtual Team
13 16 (0.84%) Reinsurance
14 15 (0.79%) Cybercrime
14 15 (0.79%) Security Operations Centre
15 14 (0.74%) Client/Server
16 13 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 655 (34.44%) Windows
2 382 (20.08%) Windows Server
3 256 (13.46%) Linux
4 165 (8.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 143 (7.52%) Windows Server 2016
6 136 (7.15%) Windows 10
7 102 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 76 (4.00%) Windows 7
9 59 (3.10%) Unix
10 57 (3.00%) Windows Server 2019
11 35 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 27 (1.42%) Mac OS X
13 26 (1.37%) Windows 8
14 25 (1.31%) CentOS
15 22 (1.16%) Solaris
16 14 (0.74%) AIX
16 14 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
17 11 (0.58%) Data ONTAP
18 7 (0.37%) HPUX
19 6 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (17.03%) ITIL
2 319 (16.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 202 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
4 136 (7.15%) Project Delivery
5 132 (6.94%) DevOps
6 117 (6.15%) Project Management
7 111 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 111 (5.84%) Network Monitoring
8 103 (5.42%) Cybersecurity
9 99 (5.21%) Change Management
10 90 (4.73%) Information Security
11 89 (4.68%) Load Balancing
12 86 (4.52%) Network Design
13 85 (4.47%) Migration
14 84 (4.42%) Agile Software Development
15 82 (4.31%) Mentoring
15 82 (4.31%) Service Delivery
16 79 (4.15%) Incident Management
17 77 (4.05%) Network Management
18 65 (3.42%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 204 (10.73%) PowerShell
2 146 (7.68%) Python
3 121 (6.36%) SQL
4 34 (1.79%) Bash Shell
5 29 (1.52%) C
6 24 (1.26%) Perl
7 23 (1.21%) VBScript
8 19 (1.00%) Shell Script
9 10 (0.53%) JavaScript
9 10 (0.53%) PHP
10 7 (0.37%) C#
11 5 (0.26%) Ruby
11 5 (0.26%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.26%) VB
12 4 (0.21%) C++
12 4 (0.21%) Java
12 4 (0.21%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.053%) Groovy
13 1 (0.053%) Korn
13 1 (0.053%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 701 (36.86%) Cisco Certification
2 441 (23.19%) CCNA
3 419 (22.03%) CCNP
4 159 (8.36%) Security Cleared
5 150 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 127 (6.68%) SC Cleared
7 109 (5.73%) Degree
8 107 (5.63%) MCSE
9 88 (4.63%) CCIE
10 59 (3.10%) JNCIA
10 59 (3.10%) MCSA
11 58 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 55 (2.89%) CCDP
13 54 (2.84%) DV Cleared
14 45 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
14 45 (2.37%) JNCIS
15 42 (2.21%) MCP
16 37 (1.95%) CISSP
17 29 (1.52%) SANS
18 24 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (7.26%) SLA
2 48 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 23 (1.21%) GDPR
5 15 (0.79%) COBIT
6 12 (0.63%) NIST
7 11 (0.58%) NCSC
8 6 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (0.32%) ISO 9000
8 6 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.21%) RMADS
10 3 (0.16%) AICPA
10 3 (0.16%) QA
11 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.11%) NIST 800
11 2 (0.11%) PMO
12 1 (0.053%) IEC 61508
12 1 (0.053%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.053%) JSP 440
System Software
1 551 (28.97%) Active Directory
2 399 (20.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 197 (10.36%) Hyper-V
4 87 (4.57%) vSphere
5 67 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
6 57 (3.00%) Docker
7 43 (2.26%) XenApp
8 32 (1.68%) VMware Server
9 28 (1.47%) VMware NSX
10 24 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
10 24 (1.26%) XenDesktop
11 20 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
11 20 (1.05%) ISA Server
12 17 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
13 11 (0.58%) Firmware
14 9 (0.47%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 9 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
15 8 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 7 (0.37%) KVM
17 6 (0.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 131 (6.89%) Ansible
2 111 (5.84%) SCCM
3 100 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 75 (3.94%) Puppet
5 67 (3.52%) Microsoft Intune
6 64 (3.36%) FortiGate
7 56 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
8 48 (2.52%) Cisco UCCX
9 45 (2.37%) Terraform
10 41 (2.16%) Nagios
11 36 (1.89%) Backup Exec
12 27 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
13 26 (1.37%) vCenter Server
14 25 (1.31%) QRadar
15 24 (1.26%) Kubernetes
15 24 (1.26%) SCVMM
16 21 (1.10%) SCOM
17 19 (1.00%) Cisco Prime
18 17 (0.89%) WSUS
19 14 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 725 (38.12%) Microsoft
2 687 (36.12%) VMware
3 333 (17.51%) CheckPoint
4 322 (16.93%) Juniper
5 277 (14.56%) Palo Alto
6 237 (12.46%) Citrix
7 195 (10.25%) Meraki
8 194 (10.20%) HP
9 166 (8.73%) F5
10 147 (7.73%) Fortinet
11 120 (6.31%) Dell
12 103 (5.42%) SolarWinds
13 89 (4.68%) Veeam
14 87 (4.57%) NetApp
15 72 (3.79%) Aruba
16 70 (3.68%) Splunk
17 67 (3.52%) Sophos
18 64 (3.36%) IBM
19 62 (3.26%) Avaya
20 56 (2.94%) Riverbed