Period
to 21 April 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 April 2021 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 132 89 80
Rank change year-on-year -43 -9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 795 1,561 2,333
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.55% 3.48% 3.85%
As % of the Vendors category 7.16% 8.75% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 608 1,346 1,903
10th Percentile £40,875 £33,750 £29,750
25th Percentile £50,000 £43,750 £40,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,375 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 11,108 17,832 24,729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 35.66% 39.80% 40.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8,437 14,001 19,248
10th Percentile £40,000 £33,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £44,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% +5.26%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in London

Cisco
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cisco in London.

Salary trend for Cisco in London

Cisco
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco in London over the 6 months to 21 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Cisco in London

Cisco
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the London region over the 6 months to 21 April 2021. 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
Central London -15 176 £62,500 +4.17% 33
West London +38 65 £50,000 -9.09% 13
South London -11 35 £47,500 -15.56% 2
East London +20 14 £36,250 +1.39% 14
North London +23 2 £35,000 -58.82% 5
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 353 (44.40%) Microsoft
2 327 (41.13%) Firewall
3 282 (35.47%) Windows
4 245 (30.82%) VMware
5 230 (28.93%) Cisco Certification
6 219 (27.55%) Finance
7 202 (25.41%) Azure
8 190 (23.90%) Microsoft 365
9 185 (23.27%) Active Directory
10 165 (20.75%) AWS
11 162 (20.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 162 (20.38%) CCNP
11 162 (20.38%) WAN
12 160 (20.13%) Linux
13 154 (19.37%) DNS
14 152 (19.12%) Windows Server
15 150 (18.87%) Data Centre
16 146 (18.36%) LAN
17 139 (17.48%) ITIL
18 133 (16.73%) Palo Alto
19 132 (16.60%) BGP
20 129 (16.23%) Network Security
21 121 (15.22%) DHCP
22 114 (14.34%) OSPF
23 113 (14.21%) VPN
24 112 (14.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 107 (13.46%) TCP/IP
26 104 (13.08%) Citrix
26 104 (13.08%) Juniper
27 102 (12.83%) CCNA

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 46 (5.79%) SharePoint
2 41 (5.16%) MS Exchange
3 31 (3.90%) Apache
4 27 (3.40%) IIS
5 18 (2.26%) Tomcat
6 17 (2.14%) nginx
7 13 (1.64%) ejabberd
7 13 (1.64%) Skype for Business
8 7 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.63%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.50%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.50%) Confluence
11 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.38%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.13%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 52 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (2.39%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.50%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.25%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.13%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.13%) Sage 300 ERP
3 1 (0.13%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 202 (25.41%) Azure
2 190 (23.90%) Microsoft 365
3 165 (20.75%) AWS
4 34 (4.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 32 (4.03%) IaaS
6 31 (3.90%) GCP
7 26 (3.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 26 (3.27%) SaaS
8 25 (3.14%) PaaS
9 21 (2.64%) AWS Direct Connect
10 17 (2.14%) Azure Sentinel
10 17 (2.14%) Mimecast
11 9 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (1.13%) Serverless
12 8 (1.01%) OneDrive
12 8 (1.01%) Slack
13 7 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (0.75%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.75%) Google Workspace
14 6 (0.75%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 327 (41.13%) Firewall
2 162 (20.38%) WAN
3 154 (19.37%) DNS
4 146 (18.36%) LAN
5 132 (16.60%) BGP
6 129 (16.23%) Network Security
7 121 (15.22%) DHCP
8 114 (14.34%) OSPF
9 113 (14.21%) VPN
10 107 (13.46%) TCP/IP
11 101 (12.70%) Cisco ASA
12 80 (10.06%) Wireless
13 64 (8.05%) SD-WAN
14 62 (7.80%) SAN
15 61 (7.67%) Cisco Nexus
15 61 (7.67%) MPLS
15 61 (7.67%) VoIP
16 54 (6.79%) Internet
17 49 (6.16%) VLAN
18 46 (5.79%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (5.16%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (0.88%) MySQL
4 5 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (0.50%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (0.50%) Big Data
6 3 (0.38%) InfluxDB
6 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2017
7 2 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.25%) ObjectStore
7 2 (0.25%) Power BI
8 1 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.13%) GIS
8 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.13%) Redis
8 1 (0.13%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (2.26%) Sonatype Nexus
2 12 (1.51%) JIRA
3 7 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.75%) Gradle
4 6 (0.75%) Maven
5 5 (0.63%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.63%) Metasploit
6 4 (0.50%) Ant
7 3 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.25%) GCC
9 1 (0.13%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.13%) GitLab
9 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 219 (27.55%) Finance
2 75 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 59 (7.42%) Banking
4 57 (7.17%) Multimedia
5 29 (3.65%) Law
6 28 (3.52%) Legal
7 21 (2.64%) Marketing
8 19 (2.39%) Public Sector
9 15 (1.89%) Games
10 14 (1.76%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.51%) Electronics
12 10 (1.26%) Retail
13 9 (1.13%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.88%) Publishing
15 6 (0.75%) Digital Economy
15 6 (0.75%) German Language
16 5 (0.63%) Mandarin Language
17 4 (0.50%) Back Office
17 4 (0.50%) French Language
18 3 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 202 (25.41%) Network Engineer
2 93 (11.70%) Analyst
3 82 (10.31%) Support Engineer
4 78 (9.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 69 (8.68%) IT Engineer
6 66 (8.30%) Architect
7 65 (8.18%) Trainee
8 62 (7.80%) IT Support
9 56 (7.04%) Senior Network Engineer
10 49 (6.16%) IT Support Engineer
11 46 (5.79%) Systems Engineer
12 45 (5.66%) Cisco Engineer
12 45 (5.66%) Security Analyst
13 40 (5.03%) Administrator
14 34 (4.28%) Consultant
15 30 (3.77%) Cloud Engineer
16 29 (3.65%) IT Analyst
16 29 (3.65%) IT Manager
16 29 (3.65%) Support Analyst
17 28 (3.52%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.89%) 802.1X
2 22 (2.77%) XMPP
3 17 (2.14%) Web Services
4 15 (1.89%) JSON
5 12 (1.51%) Middleware
6 6 (0.75%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (0.75%) LAMP
7 5 (0.63%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (0.63%) LDAP
8 4 (0.50%) Matplotlib
8 4 (0.50%) NumPy
8 4 (0.50%) Pandas
8 4 (0.50%) POSIX
8 4 (0.50%) React
8 4 (0.50%) scikit-learn
8 4 (0.50%) XGBoost
9 3 (0.38%) .NET
9 3 (0.38%) COM
9 3 (0.38%) WSH
9 3 (0.38%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 150 (18.87%) Data Centre
2 63 (7.92%) Management Information System
3 46 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (3.77%) Organisational Skills
5 27 (3.40%) Public Cloud
6 26 (3.27%) Clustering
7 22 (2.77%) Video Conferencing
8 18 (2.26%) Client/Server
9 15 (1.89%) Replication
10 13 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
11 11 (1.38%) Blackberry
11 11 (1.38%) Cyberthreat
11 11 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
11 11 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 9 (1.13%) iPhone
12 9 (1.13%) Self-Motivation
13 8 (1.01%) EMC VNXe
13 8 (1.01%) FlexPod
13 8 (1.01%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 282 (35.47%) Windows
2 160 (20.13%) Linux
3 152 (19.12%) Windows Server
4 65 (8.18%) Windows 10
5 41 (5.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (4.65%) Windows 7
6 37 (4.65%) Windows Server 2016
7 33 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (3.65%) Unix
9 22 (2.77%) CentOS
9 22 (2.77%) Windows Server 2019
10 20 (2.52%) Ubuntu
11 18 (2.26%) Debian
12 16 (2.01%) Mac OS
12 16 (2.01%) Mac OS X
12 16 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (1.76%) Android
14 5 (0.63%) Kali Linux
15 4 (0.50%) Solaris
16 3 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (17.48%) ITIL
2 112 (14.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 92 (11.57%) Cybersecurity
4 91 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
5 62 (7.80%) Presales
6 61 (7.67%) Service Delivery
7 57 (7.17%) Migration
8 56 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
8 56 (7.04%) DevOps
8 56 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
9 53 (6.67%) Information Security
10 45 (5.66%) High Availability
11 39 (4.91%) Network Design
12 38 (4.78%) Load Balancing
12 38 (4.78%) Project Delivery
13 33 (4.15%) Computer Science
13 33 (4.15%) Mentoring
14 32 (4.03%) Incident Management
14 32 (4.03%) Project Management
15 31 (3.90%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (10.57%) PowerShell
2 73 (9.18%) Python
3 50 (6.29%) SQL
4 37 (4.65%) C
5 29 (3.65%) Bash Shell
6 22 (2.77%) Perl
7 20 (2.52%) PHP
8 8 (1.01%) Shell Script
9 7 (0.88%) Go
9 7 (0.88%) VB
10 6 (0.75%) C#
10 6 (0.75%) Ruby
11 5 (0.63%) C++
11 5 (0.63%) R
12 4 (0.50%) VBScript
13 3 (0.38%) Java
13 3 (0.38%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.25%) Lisp
15 1 (0.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 230 (28.93%) Cisco Certification
2 162 (20.38%) CCNP
3 102 (12.83%) CCNA
4 62 (7.80%) Degree
5 55 (6.92%) A+ Certification
6 47 (5.91%) CCIE
7 29 (3.65%) Computer Science Degree
8 28 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 27 (3.40%) CISSP
10 25 (3.14%) Security Cleared
11 17 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (2.14%) JNCIP
12 16 (2.01%) CISM
13 15 (1.89%) DV Cleared
13 15 (1.89%) MCSE
14 14 (1.76%) CISA
15 13 (1.64%) JNCIA
16 11 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 11 (1.38%) Network+ Certification
17 10 (1.26%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (4.40%) SLA
3 34 (4.28%) PCI DSS
4 21 (2.64%) Cyber Essentials
5 15 (1.89%) COBIT
6 11 (1.38%) GDPR
6 11 (1.38%) NIST
7 10 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 8 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 6 (0.75%) BS25999
9 6 (0.75%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.13%) GRC
11 1 (0.13%) NCSC
System Software
1 185 (23.27%) Active Directory
2 162 (20.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (8.55%) Hyper-V
4 38 (4.78%) vSphere
5 26 (3.27%) Docker
5 26 (3.27%) VMware NSX
6 21 (2.64%) KVM
6 21 (2.64%) XenDesktop
7 18 (2.26%) iptables
7 18 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (2.14%) QEMU
8 17 (2.14%) XenApp
9 13 (1.64%) Kamailio
9 13 (1.64%) Postfix
10 8 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
11 7 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
12 6 (0.75%) StorNext
12 6 (0.75%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.75%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 87 (10.94%) Ansible
2 41 (5.16%) Puppet
3 39 (4.91%) Terraform
4 35 (4.40%) Microsoft Intune
5 33 (4.15%) SCCM
6 27 (3.40%) Kubernetes
7 25 (3.14%) Cisco CUCM
8 20 (2.52%) HAProxy
8 20 (2.52%) ZABBIX
9 18 (2.26%) FortiGate
9 18 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
10 17 (2.14%) Galera Cluster
11 16 (2.01%) vCenter Server
12 15 (1.89%) AirWatch
13 13 (1.64%) Nagios
14 12 (1.51%) SCOM
15 11 (1.38%) Backup Exec
15 11 (1.38%) Nessus
16 10 (1.26%) Cisco Prime
16 10 (1.26%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 353 (44.40%) Microsoft
2 245 (30.82%) VMware
3 133 (16.73%) Palo Alto
4 104 (13.08%) Citrix
4 104 (13.08%) Juniper
5 99 (12.45%) CheckPoint
6 97 (12.20%) Meraki
7 86 (10.82%) HP
8 69 (8.68%) F5
9 58 (7.30%) Fortinet
10 53 (6.67%) EMC
10 53 (6.67%) NetApp
11 50 (6.29%) Dell
12 42 (5.28%) SolarWinds
13 38 (4.78%) Veeam
14 31 (3.90%) SonicWALL
15 27 (3.40%) Apple
16 25 (3.14%) Splunk
17 23 (2.89%) Zscaler
18 22 (2.77%) Google