Period
to 21 January 2022

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 January 2022 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 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 195 109 102
Rank change year-on-year -86 -7 -12
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 971 697 1,670
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.91% 2.91% 3.25%
As % of the Vendors category 5.22% 8.05% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 774 578 1,441
10th Percentile £30,500 £36,600 £31,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £48,534 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,750 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.35% +5.65% +4.55%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £46,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -7.00% +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 18,612 8,655 20,889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 36.63% 36.13% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 12,325 6,969 16,372
10th Percentile £36,250 £39,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £51,250 £42,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £98,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -37 162 £55,000 -24.14% 46
South London -12 27 £41,250 -13.16% 1
East London -28 20 £45,000 +12.50% 26
West London -100 16 £55,000 +10.00% 25
North London -16 2 £28,290 -12.96% 4
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, 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.

1 377 (38.83%) Microsoft
2 369 (38.00%) Firewall
3 340 (35.02%) Windows
4 329 (33.88%) Cisco Certification
5 271 (27.91%) Azure
6 255 (26.26%) Active Directory
7 250 (25.75%) WAN
8 239 (24.61%) Data Centre
9 237 (24.41%) Social Skills
10 224 (23.07%) VMware
11 219 (22.55%) ITIL
12 218 (22.45%) Finance
13 214 (22.04%) Microsoft 365
14 208 (21.42%) CCNP
15 199 (20.49%) LAN
16 189 (19.46%) DNS
17 181 (18.64%) Linux
18 177 (18.23%) VPN
19 173 (17.82%) TCP/IP
19 173 (17.82%) BGP
20 162 (16.68%) MPLS
21 155 (15.96%) Windows Server
22 145 (14.93%) CCNA
23 144 (14.83%) AWS
24 142 (14.62%) OSPF
25 139 (14.32%) VMware Infrastructure
26 133 (13.70%) Degree
27 126 (12.98%) Wireless
28 122 (12.56%) DHCP
29 121 (12.46%) Cisco IOS

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 71 (7.31%) MS Exchange
2 54 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 31 (3.19%) IIS
4 20 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (1.44%) Apache
9 13 (1.34%) WebSphere
10 12 (1.24%) CMS
11 10 (1.03%) JBoss
12 6 (0.62%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.62%) SAS
12 6 (0.62%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.31%) Confluence
14 3 (0.31%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 89 (9.17%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (1.54%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) 1Password
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.10%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.41%) Misys Midas
2 2 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.21%) Unica
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 271 (27.91%) Azure
2 214 (22.04%) Microsoft 365
3 144 (14.83%) AWS
4 58 (5.97%) SaaS
5 53 (5.46%) IaaS
5 53 (5.46%) PaaS
6 42 (4.33%) Mimecast
7 35 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
8 34 (3.50%) Azure Active Directory
9 30 (3.09%) GCP
10 20 (2.06%) Google Workspace
11 19 (1.96%) AWS Direct Connect
12 16 (1.65%) Nutanix
13 14 (1.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 13 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
15 12 (1.24%) OneDrive
15 12 (1.24%) Power Platform
15 12 (1.24%) Serverless
16 11 (1.13%) OpenShift
17 10 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 369 (38.00%) Firewall
2 250 (25.75%) WAN
3 199 (20.49%) LAN
4 189 (19.46%) DNS
5 177 (18.23%) VPN
6 173 (17.82%) BGP
6 173 (17.82%) TCP/IP
7 162 (16.68%) MPLS
8 142 (14.62%) OSPF
9 126 (12.98%) Wireless
10 122 (12.56%) DHCP
11 121 (12.46%) Cisco IOS
12 114 (11.74%) Network Security
13 91 (9.37%) Internet
14 80 (8.24%) VoIP
15 73 (7.52%) Cisco ASA
16 67 (6.90%) IPsec
17 66 (6.80%) VLAN
17 66 (6.80%) Wi-Fi
18 61 (6.28%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (3.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.13%) Big Data
2 11 (1.13%) NoSQL
3 10 (1.03%) DB2
3 10 (1.03%) Hadoop
4 9 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (0.93%) ArangoDB
4 9 (0.93%) HBase
4 9 (0.93%) MongoDB
4 9 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (0.72%) MariaDB
6 6 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (0.62%) MySQL
6 6 (0.62%) Power BI
6 6 (0.62%) Tableau
7 4 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.31%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.21%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 42 (4.33%) Git (software)
2 20 (2.06%) Maven
3 17 (1.75%) JIRA
4 13 (1.34%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.13%) Ant
5 11 (1.13%) Gradle
6 7 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.31%) eggPlant
7 3 (0.31%) Metasploit
7 3 (0.31%) MSI
7 3 (0.31%) Zephyr
8 2 (0.21%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.10%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.10%) Burp Suite
9 1 (0.10%) sqlmap
9 1 (0.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 237 (24.41%) Social Skills
2 218 (22.45%) Finance
3 92 (9.47%) Telecoms
4 84 (8.65%) Banking
5 47 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (4.02%) Law
7 29 (2.99%) Advertising
7 29 (2.99%) Legal
8 26 (2.68%) Documentation Skills
9 22 (2.27%) French Language
9 22 (2.27%) Multimedia
10 21 (2.16%) Presentation Skills
10 21 (2.16%) Retail
11 17 (1.75%) German Language
11 17 (1.75%) Italian Language
11 17 (1.75%) Spanish Language
12 16 (1.65%) Portuguese Language
13 15 (1.54%) Organisational Skills
14 12 (1.24%) Public Sector
15 10 (1.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 234 (24.10%) Network Engineer
2 105 (10.81%) Support Engineer
3 92 (9.47%) Analyst
4 85 (8.75%) Architect
5 71 (7.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 67 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
7 63 (6.49%) IT Engineer
8 54 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
9 52 (5.36%) Desktop Support
9 52 (5.36%) IT Support
10 51 (5.25%) Security Engineer
11 44 (4.53%) 2nd Line Support
12 34 (3.50%) IT Support Engineer
13 33 (3.40%) Senior Security Engineer
14 32 (3.30%) Support Analyst
15 30 (3.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 30 (3.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 30 (3.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
16 29 (2.99%) Network Architect
16 29 (2.99%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (2.68%) JSON
1 26 (2.68%) XMPP
2 23 (2.37%) XML
3 19 (1.96%) Middleware
4 17 (1.75%) 802.1X
5 14 (1.44%) WebRTC
6 11 (1.13%) HTML
7 9 (0.93%) Apache Thrift
7 9 (0.93%) Guice
7 9 (0.93%) Kafka
7 9 (0.93%) LDAP
7 9 (0.93%) Lucene
7 9 (0.93%) Protocol Buffers
7 9 (0.93%) Spring
7 9 (0.93%) Spring Boot
7 9 (0.93%) Vert.x
8 7 (0.72%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (0.62%) DPDK
9 6 (0.62%) OLE
10 5 (0.51%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 239 (24.61%) Data Centre
2 72 (7.42%) Video Conferencing
3 56 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 46 (4.74%) Self-Motivation
5 44 (4.53%) Public Cloud
6 43 (4.43%) Blackberry
7 36 (3.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 30 (3.09%) Replication
9 28 (2.88%) Private Cloud
10 25 (2.57%) iPhone
11 21 (2.16%) Digital Signage
12 18 (1.85%) iPad
13 14 (1.44%) Virtual Team
14 12 (1.24%) Cyberthreat
14 12 (1.24%) PKI
14 12 (1.24%) Smartphone
15 11 (1.13%) CCTV
15 11 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
15 11 (1.13%) Social Media
16 10 (1.03%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 340 (35.02%) Windows
2 181 (18.64%) Linux
3 155 (15.96%) Windows Server
4 117 (12.05%) Windows 10
5 64 (6.59%) Windows Server 2016
6 50 (5.15%) Windows 7
7 44 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (4.22%) Windows Server 2019
9 37 (3.81%) Android
10 34 (3.50%) Unix
11 30 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 27 (2.78%) Mac OS X
12 27 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
13 23 (2.37%) Mac OS
14 22 (2.27%) CentOS
15 17 (1.75%) Ubuntu
15 17 (1.75%) Windows 8
16 13 (1.34%) Debian
17 12 (1.24%) VMS
18 9 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (22.55%) ITIL
2 109 (11.23%) Problem-Solving
3 97 (9.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 92 (9.47%) Network Design
5 85 (8.75%) Change Management
6 81 (8.34%) Project Management
7 74 (7.62%) Migration
7 74 (7.62%) Service Delivery
8 69 (7.11%) Cybersecurity
9 65 (6.69%) Project Delivery
10 61 (6.28%) Agile Software Development
10 61 (6.28%) Incident Management
11 54 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
11 54 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
12 53 (5.46%) Information Security
13 47 (4.84%) Computer Science
14 44 (4.53%) Presales
14 44 (4.53%) Service Management
14 44 (4.53%) SIEM
15 42 (4.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 119 (12.26%) Python
2 105 (10.81%) PowerShell
3 49 (5.05%) Bash
4 42 (4.33%) SQL
5 22 (2.27%) Java
6 12 (1.24%) C
7 10 (1.03%) Ruby
8 8 (0.82%) C#
9 6 (0.62%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.51%) C++
10 5 (0.51%) Perl
11 4 (0.41%) R
11 4 (0.41%) VB
11 4 (0.41%) VBScript
12 3 (0.31%) Kotlin
12 3 (0.31%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.21%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.21%) PHP
14 1 (0.10%) Groovy
14 1 (0.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 329 (33.88%) Cisco Certification
2 208 (21.42%) CCNP
3 145 (14.93%) CCNA
4 133 (13.70%) Degree
5 105 (10.81%) CCIE
6 81 (8.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 38 (3.91%) MCSA
8 37 (3.81%) MCITP
9 36 (3.71%) MCSE
10 30 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
11 27 (2.78%) MCP
12 25 (2.57%) JNCIA
13 21 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 18 (1.85%) MCDST
15 17 (1.75%) Security Cleared
16 16 (1.65%) CISSP
17 15 (1.54%) A+ Certification
17 15 (1.54%) CCIE Service Provider
18 14 (1.44%) Network+ Certification
19 13 (1.34%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (6.90%) SLA
2 43 (4.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (2.06%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.44%) GDPR
5 13 (1.34%) NIST
6 11 (1.13%) COBIT
7 6 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.62%) QA
8 4 (0.41%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.41%) SOC 2
9 3 (0.31%) PMO
10 2 (0.21%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.10%) NCSC
System Software
1 255 (26.26%) Active Directory
2 139 (14.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (5.87%) Hyper-V
4 54 (5.56%) vSphere
5 27 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (2.68%) VMware NSX
7 23 (2.37%) Docker
7 23 (2.37%) XenApp
8 20 (2.06%) KVM
9 17 (1.75%) Firmware
10 15 (1.54%) Terminal Services
11 9 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 9 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
12 8 (0.82%) BitLocker
12 8 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (0.72%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.62%) NFS
14 6 (0.62%) ProxySG
15 4 (0.41%) iptables
16 3 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 83 (8.55%) Ansible
2 50 (5.15%) Cisco CUCM
3 46 (4.74%) Terraform
4 45 (4.63%) Microsoft Intune
5 42 (4.33%) SCCM
6 34 (3.50%) Puppet
7 30 (3.09%) FortiGate
7 30 (3.09%) Nagios
8 26 (2.68%) Kubernetes
9 20 (2.06%) CASB
10 19 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
11 17 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
12 16 (1.65%) ServiceCenter
12 16 (1.65%) ZABBIX
13 13 (1.34%) Jamf Pro
14 11 (1.13%) Cisco UCCX
14 11 (1.13%) Failover Clustering
14 11 (1.13%) Istio
15 10 (1.03%) Backup Exec
16 9 (0.93%) Nessus
Vendors
1 377 (38.83%) Microsoft
2 224 (23.07%) VMware
3 116 (11.95%) Palo Alto
4 107 (11.02%) Citrix
5 100 (10.30%) CheckPoint
6 99 (10.20%) Juniper
7 94 (9.68%) HP
8 84 (8.65%) SolarWinds
9 80 (8.24%) Apple
10 79 (8.14%) F5
10 79 (8.14%) Fortinet
10 79 (8.14%) Meraki
11 69 (7.11%) Dell
12 53 (5.46%) Aruba
13 52 (5.36%) Red Hat
13 52 (5.36%) ServiceNow
14 49 (5.05%) Veeam
15 36 (3.71%) EMC
16 33 (3.40%) Arista
17 32 (3.30%) Zscaler