Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 68 44
Rank change year-on-year +7 -24 -1
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 6,247 6,970 9,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.46% 4.27% 5.59%
As % of the Vendors category 10.57% 9.70% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5,153 5,920 7,713
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,975 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 59,128 71,839 71,973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.26% 44.06% 43.67%
Number of salaries quoted 46,040 57,349 58,302
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 18 February 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 18 February 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 0 2,311 £55,000 +2.80% 335
South East -16 1,207 £45,000 +5.88% 247
North of England +23 1,072 £42,000 +5.00% 240
Midlands +34 699 £43,250 +10.90% 183
North West +44 597 £45,000 +18.42% 121
East of England +22 540 £40,000 -20.00% 105
West Midlands +47 516 £46,500 +16.25% 111
Yorkshire +13 398 £40,000 -5.88% 86
South West -5 386 £43,000 +13.16% 105
East Midlands +1 181 £37,500 +7.14% 72
North East +32 77 £59,233 +82.26% 33
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 2,958 (47.35%) Firewall
2 2,723 (43.59%) Cisco Certification
3 2,248 (35.99%) Windows
4 2,134 (34.16%) VMware
5 2,060 (32.98%) Microsoft
6 1,910 (30.57%) WAN
7 1,748 (27.98%) CCNP
8 1,660 (26.57%) LAN
9 1,616 (25.87%) Active Directory
10 1,503 (24.06%) CCNA
11 1,415 (22.65%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1,298 (20.78%) CheckPoint
13 1,280 (20.49%) Data Centre
14 1,198 (19.18%) Windows Server
15 1,191 (19.07%) Juniper
16 1,169 (18.71%) ITIL
17 1,089 (17.43%) Wireless
18 1,084 (17.35%) Network Security
19 1,034 (16.55%) VPN
20 1,003 (16.06%) Cisco ASA
21 990 (15.85%) Linux
22 986 (15.78%) BGP
23 967 (15.48%) Finance
24 946 (15.14%) Microsoft Azure
25 931 (14.90%) MPLS
26 872 (13.96%) Office 365
27 869 (13.91%) OSPF
28 861 (13.78%) HP
29 845 (13.53%) Palo Alto
30 810 (12.97%) VoIP

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
1 625 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 275 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 233 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 228 (3.65%) Skype for Business
5 162 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 161 (2.58%) IIS
7 102 (1.63%) Apache
8 67 (1.07%) Tomcat
9 56 (0.90%) CMS
9 56 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
10 48 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
11 36 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
12 31 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 29 (0.46%) OpenStack
14 28 (0.45%) nginx
15 22 (0.35%) WebLogic
16 13 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
16 13 (0.21%) WordPress
17 9 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
17 9 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 368 (5.89%) Microsoft Office
2 146 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 83 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 80 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
5 36 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.080%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.032%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.032%) CATIA
8 2 (0.032%) PTC Creo
8 2 (0.032%) SPSS
9 1 (0.016%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.016%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.016%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 31 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.064%) Sage 1000
3 4 (0.064%) Sage 500
4 3 (0.048%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.048%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.048%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.048%) Workfront
5 2 (0.032%) BASE24
5 2 (0.032%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.032%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.032%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.032%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.032%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.016%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.016%) GoldMine
6 1 (0.016%) Lawson
6 1 (0.016%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.016%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 946 (15.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 872 (13.96%) Office 365
3 626 (10.02%) Amazon AWS
4 154 (2.47%) SaaS
5 139 (2.23%) IaaS
6 111 (1.78%) PaaS
7 88 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
8 52 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
9 51 (0.82%) Mimecast
10 38 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
11 29 (0.46%) G Suite
12 25 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
13 20 (0.32%) Amazon S3
14 14 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 12 (0.19%) OneDrive
16 11 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 11 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
16 11 (0.18%) OpenDNS
17 10 (0.16%) GitHub
17 10 (0.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2,958 (47.35%) Firewall
2 1,910 (30.57%) WAN
3 1,660 (26.57%) LAN
4 1,089 (17.43%) Wireless
5 1,084 (17.35%) Network Security
6 1,034 (16.55%) VPN
7 1,003 (16.06%) Cisco ASA
8 986 (15.78%) BGP
9 931 (14.90%) MPLS
10 869 (13.91%) OSPF
11 810 (12.97%) VoIP
12 799 (12.79%) DNS
13 769 (12.31%) TCP/IP
14 699 (11.19%) Cisco Nexus
15 608 (9.73%) DHCP
16 553 (8.85%) SAN
17 531 (8.50%) Wi-Fi
18 527 (8.44%) VLAN
19 448 (7.17%) Cisco IOS
20 356 (5.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 499 (7.99%) SQL Server
2 88 (1.41%) MySQL
3 54 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 49 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
5 43 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 42 (0.67%) Big Data
7 35 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
7 35 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 35 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
8 25 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
9 19 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 15 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (0.22%) NoSQL
12 12 (0.19%) Hadoop
12 12 (0.19%) Oracle Database
12 12 (0.19%) Relational Database
13 11 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (0.18%) Power BI
14 10 (0.16%) Blockchain
15 8 (0.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 43 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 38 (0.61%) Git (software)
3 31 (0.50%) Jenkins
4 22 (0.35%) JIRA
5 21 (0.34%) Visual Studio
6 15 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 15 (0.24%) Metasploit
7 11 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (0.13%) Hudson
10 6 (0.096%) MSI
11 5 (0.080%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.064%) AutoIt
12 4 (0.064%) Vagrant
13 3 (0.048%) GCC
13 3 (0.048%) GDB
13 3 (0.048%) Spinnaker
13 3 (0.048%) Subversion
13 3 (0.048%) Trac
13 3 (0.048%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 967 (15.48%) Finance
2 464 (7.43%) Telecoms
3 312 (4.99%) Banking
4 287 (4.59%) Retail
5 219 (3.51%) Legal
6 92 (1.47%) Advertising
6 92 (1.47%) Law
7 87 (1.39%) Marketing
8 66 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 51 (0.82%) French Language
10 50 (0.80%) Electronics
11 37 (0.59%) Investment Banking
12 35 (0.56%) German Language
13 33 (0.53%) Italian Language
14 31 (0.50%) Back Office
15 30 (0.48%) Aerospace
15 30 (0.48%) Games
16 28 (0.45%) Front Office
17 25 (0.40%) Billing
17 25 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,808 (28.94%) Network Engineer
2 763 (12.21%) Analyst
3 612 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 565 (9.04%) Support Engineer
5 514 (8.23%) Cisco Engineer
6 505 (8.08%) Architect
7 363 (5.81%) Senior Network Engineer
8 359 (5.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 356 (5.70%) Security Engineer
10 323 (5.17%) Consultant
11 309 (4.95%) IT Engineer
12 273 (4.37%) IT Support
13 272 (4.35%) IT Analyst
14 254 (4.07%) Network Security Engineer
15 234 (3.75%) Security Analyst
16 230 (3.68%) Support Analyst
17 219 (3.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 217 (3.47%) Network Architect
19 191 (3.06%) Administrator
20 183 (2.93%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (1.34%) XMPP
2 79 (1.26%) 802.1X
3 70 (1.12%) .NET
4 68 (1.09%) Web Services
5 39 (0.62%) LAMP
6 38 (0.61%) JSON
7 32 (0.51%) .NET Framework
7 32 (0.51%) HTML
8 30 (0.48%) SailPoint
9 29 (0.46%) LDAP
10 26 (0.42%) Entity Framework
11 24 (0.38%) Elastic Stack
11 24 (0.38%) LEMP Stack
12 22 (0.35%) XML
13 21 (0.34%) WSH
14 17 (0.27%) SAML
15 13 (0.21%) ASP.NET
15 13 (0.21%) YAML
16 12 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (0.16%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 1,280 (20.49%) Data Centre
2 403 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 393 (6.29%) Self-Motivation
4 301 (4.82%) Management Information System
5 173 (2.77%) Video Conferencing
6 149 (2.39%) Clustering
7 136 (2.18%) Driving Licence
8 117 (1.87%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 115 (1.84%) Public Cloud
10 107 (1.71%) Replication
11 96 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
12 63 (1.01%) Security Operations Centre
13 58 (0.93%) EMC VNX
14 53 (0.85%) PKI
15 51 (0.82%) Fintech
15 51 (0.82%) Virtual Team
16 46 (0.74%) Blackberry
17 45 (0.72%) iPhone
18 42 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
19 41 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2,248 (35.99%) Windows
2 1,198 (19.18%) Windows Server
3 990 (15.85%) Linux
4 582 (9.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 530 (8.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 461 (7.38%) Windows 10
7 393 (6.29%) Windows 7
8 189 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 184 (2.95%) Unix
10 121 (1.94%) CentOS
11 117 (1.87%) Windows 8
12 68 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 66 (1.06%) Android
13 66 (1.06%) Ubuntu
14 58 (0.93%) Mac OS X
15 52 (0.83%) Windows XP
16 44 (0.70%) Mac OS
17 39 (0.62%) Debian
18 25 (0.40%) AIX
18 25 (0.40%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,169 (18.71%) ITIL
2 757 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
3 734 (11.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 458 (7.33%) Presales
5 448 (7.17%) Mentoring
6 413 (6.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 380 (6.08%) Information Security
8 374 (5.99%) Project Management
9 373 (5.97%) Load Balancing
10 353 (5.65%) Network Management
11 320 (5.12%) Service Management
12 313 (5.01%) Cybersecurity
13 309 (4.95%) Network Design
14 305 (4.88%) SIEM
15 304 (4.87%) Service Delivery
16 279 (4.47%) Network Monitoring
17 278 (4.45%) Change Management
18 270 (4.32%) Agile Software Development
19 219 (3.51%) Incident Management
20 215 (3.44%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 555 (8.88%) SQL
2 477 (7.64%) PowerShell
3 314 (5.03%) Python
4 141 (2.26%) Perl
5 136 (2.18%) Bash Shell
6 96 (1.54%) C
7 72 (1.15%) C#
8 53 (0.85%) C++
9 50 (0.80%) Shell Script
10 45 (0.72%) PHP
11 44 (0.70%) T-SQL
12 43 (0.69%) VB
13 36 (0.58%) Java
14 35 (0.56%) VBScript
15 33 (0.53%) Ruby
16 28 (0.45%) JavaScript
17 20 (0.32%) Tcl
18 19 (0.30%) R
19 15 (0.24%) Korn
20 14 (0.22%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 2,723 (43.59%) Cisco Certification
2 1,748 (27.98%) CCNP
3 1,503 (24.06%) CCNA
4 669 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 648 (10.37%) CCIE
6 538 (8.61%) Degree
7 479 (7.67%) MCSE
8 409 (6.55%) Security Cleared
9 306 (4.90%) SC Cleared
10 293 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 263 (4.21%) CISSP
12 195 (3.12%) MCSA
13 179 (2.87%) MCP
14 158 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
15 157 (2.51%) CCDP
16 148 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
17 140 (2.24%) SANS
18 118 (1.89%) CCSA
19 110 (1.76%) CREST Certified
20 104 (1.66%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 429 (6.87%) SLA
2 318 (5.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 239 (3.83%) GDPR
4 195 (3.12%) PCI DSS
5 92 (1.47%) Cyber Essentials
6 77 (1.23%) PMO
7 43 (0.69%) QA
8 35 (0.56%) ISO 9001
9 29 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 25 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 24 (0.38%) Data Quality
12 23 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 17 (0.27%) HIPAA
14 12 (0.19%) COBIT
15 8 (0.13%) ISO 22301
16 6 (0.096%) NIST 800
17 5 (0.080%) SEPA
18 3 (0.048%) GPG13
19 2 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 20000
19 2 (0.032%) SAS 70
System Software
1 1,616 (25.87%) Active Directory
2 1,415 (22.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 679 (10.87%) Hyper-V
4 328 (5.25%) vSphere
5 232 (3.71%) VMware ESXi
6 190 (3.04%) XenApp
7 142 (2.27%) VMware NSX
8 127 (2.03%) XenDesktop
9 69 (1.10%) Firmware
10 59 (0.94%) Docker
11 55 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
12 48 (0.77%) Terminal Services
13 39 (0.62%) vCloud
14 37 (0.59%) NFS
15 35 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
16 33 (0.53%) VMware Server
17 30 (0.48%) ProxySG
18 24 (0.38%) Terminal Server
19 23 (0.37%) DFS Replication
19 23 (0.37%) KVM
Systems Management
1 422 (6.76%) SCCM
2 234 (3.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 176 (2.82%) Ansible
4 144 (2.31%) Nagios
5 128 (2.05%) Puppet
6 127 (2.03%) SCOM
7 121 (1.94%) FortiGate
8 117 (1.87%) Cisco Prime
9 106 (1.70%) Backup Exec
10 94 (1.50%) Nessus
11 92 (1.47%) Cisco UCCX
12 88 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
13 87 (1.39%) vCenter Server
14 81 (1.30%) Stealthwatch
15 71 (1.14%) Kubernetes
15 71 (1.14%) vRealize
16 58 (0.93%) Cisco UCCE
17 57 (0.91%) AirWatch
17 57 (0.91%) WSUS
18 56 (0.90%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2,134 (34.16%) VMware
2 2,060 (32.98%) Microsoft
3 1,298 (20.78%) CheckPoint
4 1,191 (19.07%) Juniper
5 861 (13.78%) HP
6 845 (13.53%) Palo Alto
7 772 (12.36%) Citrix
8 741 (11.86%) F5
9 501 (8.02%) Meraki
10 439 (7.03%) NetApp
11 430 (6.88%) Dell
12 428 (6.85%) SolarWinds
13 410 (6.56%) Fortinet
14 312 (4.99%) EMC
15 262 (4.19%) Aruba
16 226 (3.62%) McAfee
17 225 (3.60%) Avaya
17 225 (3.60%) Symantec
18 187 (2.99%) IBM
19 180 (2.88%) Veeam