Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 61 39
Rank change year-on-year -14 -22 +5
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 6,183 8,096 10,493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.96% 4.88% 5.72%
As % of the Vendors category 9.04% 10.96% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5,019 7,030 8,963
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £70,250
UK median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - -

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 68,364 73,897 80,558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.77% 44.54% 43.90%
Number of salaries quoted 53,643 57,590 66,088
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 2018. 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 2,383 £55,000 +4.76% 254
South East -27 1,220 £47,500 +11.76% 181
North of England -13 941 £40,000 +2.56% 180
Midlands +10 718 £41,500 +3.75% 130
North West +1 579 £40,000 +6.67% 104
East of England -9 544 £45,000 - 67
West Midlands +15 500 £47,500 +18.75% 88
South West -16 396 £42,500 +6.25% 79
Yorkshire -37 320 £40,000 - 59
East Midlands -11 217 £35,000 - 42
North East -27 42 £33,750 -4.26% 17
South Coast - 1 - -
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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 2,820 (45.61%) Firewall
2 2,601 (42.07%) Cisco Certification
3 2,265 (36.63%) VMware
4 2,244 (36.29%) Windows
5 1,912 (30.92%) Microsoft
6 1,887 (30.52%) WAN
7 1,802 (29.14%) CCNP
8 1,644 (26.59%) LAN
9 1,565 (25.31%) Active Directory
10 1,451 (23.47%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1,408 (22.77%) CCNA
12 1,342 (21.70%) Data Centre
13 1,242 (20.09%) ITIL
14 1,226 (19.83%) Windows Server
15 1,191 (19.26%) VPN
16 1,140 (18.44%) CheckPoint
17 1,116 (18.05%) Juniper
18 1,107 (17.90%) Cisco ASA
19 1,049 (16.97%) Wireless
20 1,033 (16.71%) Linux
21 986 (15.95%) Network Security
22 976 (15.79%) Finance
23 934 (15.11%) Microsoft Azure
24 916 (14.81%) BGP
25 908 (14.69%) F5
26 885 (14.31%) Office 365
27 873 (14.12%) DNS
28 868 (14.04%) HP
29 866 (14.01%) MPLS
30 830 (13.42%) OSPF

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
1 657 (10.63%) MS Exchange
2 242 (3.91%) Skype for Business
3 235 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 213 (3.44%) SharePoint
5 195 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 111 (1.80%) IIS
7 85 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 75 (1.21%) OpenStack
9 73 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
10 71 (1.15%) Apache
11 68 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
12 49 (0.79%) CMS
13 39 (0.63%) WebLogic
14 29 (0.47%) Confluence
15 28 (0.45%) JBoss
15 28 (0.45%) nginx
16 26 (0.42%) Tomcat
17 25 (0.40%) WebSphere
18 20 (0.32%) WordPress
19 15 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 378 (6.11%) Microsoft Office
2 135 (2.18%) MS Visio
3 101 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 84 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
5 47 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.15%) Acrobat
8 6 (0.097%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.081%) Adobe Captivate
9 5 (0.081%) Camtasia
9 5 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.032%) CATIA
10 2 (0.032%) InDesign
10 2 (0.032%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.032%) PTC Creo
11 1 (0.016%) Revit
11 1 (0.016%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 16 (0.26%) Documaker
2 13 (0.21%) Elite 3E
3 12 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.11%) Eikon
5 5 (0.081%) Carpe Diem
5 5 (0.081%) Veritas eDiscovery
6 4 (0.065%) C-CURE
6 4 (0.065%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.065%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.049%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.049%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.032%) BASE24
8 2 (0.032%) Distributed Ledger
8 2 (0.032%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.032%) Maximo
8 2 (0.032%) SAP R/3
8 2 (0.032%) Teamcenter
8 2 (0.032%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.032%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 934 (15.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 885 (14.31%) Office 365
3 757 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
4 146 (2.36%) SaaS
5 143 (2.31%) IaaS
6 103 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
7 93 (1.50%) PaaS
8 73 (1.18%) Mimecast
9 49 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
10 36 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
11 31 (0.50%) G Suite
12 27 (0.44%) GitHub
13 24 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
14 22 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 21 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 19 (0.31%) Amazon S3
16 19 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
16 19 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
17 14 (0.23%) Serverless
18 13 (0.21%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2,820 (45.61%) Firewall
2 1,887 (30.52%) WAN
3 1,644 (26.59%) LAN
4 1,191 (19.26%) VPN
5 1,107 (17.90%) Cisco ASA
6 1,049 (16.97%) Wireless
7 986 (15.95%) Network Security
8 916 (14.81%) BGP
9 873 (14.12%) DNS
10 866 (14.01%) MPLS
11 830 (13.42%) OSPF
12 779 (12.60%) Cisco Nexus
13 721 (11.66%) TCP/IP
14 646 (10.45%) SAN
15 643 (10.40%) DHCP
16 610 (9.87%) VoIP
17 488 (7.89%) VLAN
18 483 (7.81%) Wi-Fi
19 463 (7.49%) Cisco IOS
20 376 (6.08%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 441 (7.13%) SQL Server
2 88 (1.42%) MySQL
3 86 (1.39%) Big Data
4 71 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 39 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 33 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
7 32 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
8 28 (0.45%) Oracle Database
8 28 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
9 27 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 24 (0.39%) MongoDB
11 19 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (0.29%) Blockchain
13 13 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (0.18%) Hadoop
15 9 (0.15%) Cognos Impromptu
16 7 (0.11%) Relational Database
17 6 (0.097%) Azure SQL Database
17 6 (0.097%) Redis
Development Applications
1 111 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 55 (0.89%) Jenkins
3 49 (0.79%) JIRA
4 44 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
5 38 (0.61%) Git (software)
6 16 (0.26%) Gerrit
7 12 (0.19%) TeamCity
8 10 (0.16%) Bitbucket
8 10 (0.16%) PEAR
9 8 (0.13%) Maven
9 8 (0.13%) Metasploit
10 7 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (0.11%) Vagrant
11 6 (0.097%) Hudson
11 6 (0.097%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.081%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.081%) Subversion
13 4 (0.065%) AutoIt
14 3 (0.049%) Visual Studio Team System
15 2 (0.032%) Visual Studio
General
1 976 (15.79%) Finance
2 506 (8.18%) Telecoms
3 443 (7.16%) Retail
4 264 (4.27%) Banking
5 156 (2.52%) Legal
6 111 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 104 (1.68%) Law
8 90 (1.46%) Advertising
9 77 (1.25%) Marketing
10 63 (1.02%) German Language
11 62 (1.00%) Italian Language
12 51 (0.82%) French Language
13 50 (0.81%) Investment Banking
14 49 (0.79%) Back Office
15 48 (0.78%) Financial Institution
16 47 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
17 46 (0.74%) Games
18 26 (0.42%) Electronics
19 25 (0.40%) Billing
20 24 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,783 (28.84%) Network Engineer
2 789 (12.76%) Analyst
3 626 (10.12%) Architect
4 582 (9.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 524 (8.47%) Cisco Engineer
6 483 (7.81%) Support Engineer
7 397 (6.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 384 (6.21%) Senior Network Engineer
9 368 (5.95%) Security Engineer
10 312 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
11 291 (4.71%) IT Engineer
12 284 (4.59%) Consultant
13 269 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
14 235 (3.80%) Support Analyst
15 230 (3.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 226 (3.66%) IT Support
17 212 (3.43%) Systems Engineer
18 182 (2.94%) IT Analyst
19 177 (2.86%) Administrator
20 173 (2.80%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (2.25%) 802.1X
2 82 (1.33%) Web Services
3 67 (1.08%) Middleware
4 62 (1.00%) .NET
5 59 (0.95%) LDAP
6 57 (0.92%) XMPP
7 45 (0.73%) HTML
8 42 (0.68%) XML
9 40 (0.65%) JSON
10 34 (0.55%) LAMP
11 33 (0.53%) SOAP
12 27 (0.44%) CSS
13 23 (0.37%) Elastic Stack
13 23 (0.37%) Flash
14 20 (0.32%) J2EE
15 19 (0.31%) RabbitMQ
15 19 (0.31%) RESTful
16 16 (0.26%) LEMP Stack
16 16 (0.26%) YAML
17 14 (0.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1,342 (21.70%) Data Centre
2 516 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
3 376 (6.08%) Self-Motivation
4 276 (4.46%) Management Information System
5 252 (4.08%) Computer Science
6 164 (2.65%) Video Conferencing
7 150 (2.43%) Driving Licence
8 126 (2.04%) Public Cloud
9 115 (1.86%) Replication
10 102 (1.65%) Clustering
11 93 (1.50%) Blackberry
12 89 (1.44%) Cyberthreat
13 86 (1.39%) Hedge funds
14 83 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
15 82 (1.33%) PKI
15 82 (1.33%) Private Cloud
16 79 (1.28%) Fintech
17 78 (1.26%) NHS
18 76 (1.23%) Cyber Kill Chain
19 69 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2,244 (36.29%) Windows
2 1,226 (19.83%) Windows Server
3 1,033 (16.71%) Linux
4 618 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 544 (8.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 408 (6.60%) Windows 10
7 406 (6.57%) Windows 7
8 207 (3.35%) Unix
9 149 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 134 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 120 (1.94%) CentOS
12 115 (1.86%) Android
13 95 (1.54%) Windows 8
14 76 (1.23%) Ubuntu
15 62 (1.00%) Solaris
16 61 (0.99%) Mac OS
17 56 (0.91%) Mac OS X
18 51 (0.82%) Windows XP
19 20 (0.32%) Debian
20 18 (0.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,242 (20.09%) ITIL
2 802 (12.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 753 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
4 484 (7.83%) Presales
5 433 (7.00%) Project Management
6 431 (6.97%) Load Balancing
7 391 (6.32%) Network Management
8 373 (6.03%) Network Design
9 366 (5.92%) Service Management
10 362 (5.85%) Incident Management
11 361 (5.84%) Network Monitoring
11 361 (5.84%) Service Delivery
12 326 (5.27%) Information Security
13 312 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
14 303 (4.90%) SIEM
15 285 (4.61%) Mentoring
16 283 (4.58%) Migration
17 269 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
18 265 (4.29%) Cybersecurity
19 260 (4.21%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 480 (7.76%) SQL
2 452 (7.31%) PowerShell
3 370 (5.98%) Python
4 158 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 116 (1.88%) Perl
6 112 (1.81%) C
7 79 (1.28%) Java
8 69 (1.12%) JavaScript
9 67 (1.08%) PHP
10 60 (0.97%) Ruby
11 42 (0.68%) Shell Script
12 28 (0.45%) C#
12 28 (0.45%) VBScript
13 26 (0.42%) C++
14 18 (0.29%) Korn
14 18 (0.29%) VB
15 16 (0.26%) T-SQL
16 15 (0.24%) Bourne shell
17 12 (0.19%) Objective-C
18 11 (0.18%) R
Qualifications
1 2,601 (42.07%) Cisco Certification
2 1,802 (29.14%) CCNP
3 1,408 (22.77%) CCNA
4 593 (9.59%) CCIE
5 585 (9.46%) Degree
6 518 (8.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 413 (6.68%) Security Cleared
8 357 (5.77%) MCSE
9 287 (4.64%) SC Cleared
10 253 (4.09%) CISSP
11 245 (3.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 198 (3.20%) MCSA
13 193 (3.12%) CCDP
14 192 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
15 157 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
16 150 (2.43%) MCP
17 141 (2.28%) DV Cleared
18 128 (2.07%) SANS
19 122 (1.97%) CCSP
20 92 (1.49%) CCIE Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 496 (8.02%) SLA
2 228 (3.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 163 (2.64%) PCI DSS
4 147 (2.38%) GDPR
5 94 (1.52%) Cyber Essentials
6 55 (0.89%) PMO
7 45 (0.73%) QA
8 27 (0.44%) COBIT
9 22 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 22 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 14 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 12 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 11 (0.18%) ISO 9001
12 11 (0.18%) PMBOK
13 10 (0.16%) GPG13
14 6 (0.097%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 5 (0.081%) GCP
16 4 (0.065%) NIST 800
17 3 (0.049%) BS7799
17 3 (0.049%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 1,565 (25.31%) Active Directory
2 1,451 (23.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 562 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 295 (4.77%) vSphere
5 211 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
6 198 (3.20%) XenApp
7 127 (2.05%) VMware NSX
8 108 (1.75%) XenDesktop
9 96 (1.55%) Docker
9 96 (1.55%) Virtual Servers
10 71 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
11 65 (1.05%) Terminal Services
12 62 (1.00%) Firmware
12 62 (1.00%) ProxySG
13 59 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
14 37 (0.60%) VMware Server
15 36 (0.58%) XenServer
16 25 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
17 23 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
18 22 (0.36%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 415 (6.71%) SCCM
2 226 (3.66%) Cisco CUCM
3 213 (3.44%) Nagios
4 200 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
5 192 (3.11%) Ansible
6 147 (2.38%) Puppet
7 121 (1.96%) SCOM
7 121 (1.96%) vRealize
8 111 (1.80%) FortiGate
9 104 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
10 87 (1.41%) Backup Exec
11 79 (1.28%) Terraform
11 79 (1.28%) vCenter Server
12 67 (1.08%) Cisco UCCX
12 67 (1.08%) WSUS
13 66 (1.07%) Stealthwatch
14 56 (0.91%) Nessus
15 54 (0.87%) Cacti
15 54 (0.87%) Cisco LMS
15 54 (0.87%) Opsview
Vendors
1 2,265 (36.63%) VMware
2 1,912 (30.92%) Microsoft
3 1,140 (18.44%) CheckPoint
4 1,116 (18.05%) Juniper
5 908 (14.69%) F5
6 868 (14.04%) HP
7 788 (12.74%) Citrix
8 612 (9.90%) Palo Alto
9 528 (8.54%) SolarWinds
10 508 (8.22%) Fortinet
11 420 (6.79%) NetApp
12 377 (6.10%) Dell
13 375 (6.07%) Meraki
14 364 (5.89%) EMC
15 244 (3.95%) Red Hat
16 223 (3.61%) Avaya
17 208 (3.36%) Riverbed
18 202 (3.27%) Splunk
19 199 (3.22%) Veeam
20 190 (3.07%) IBM