Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 107 100 88
Rank change year-on-year -7 -12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 700 1,663 2,263
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.95% 3.24% 3.61%
As % of the Vendors category 8.19% 7.99% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 663 1,484 2,010
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +1.85%
10th Percentile £36,750 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £88,950 £80,000 £85,000
England 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 London.

All Vendors
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 8,543 20,814 25,877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 36.03% 40.61% 41.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6,811 16,320 20,461
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £39,250 £31,998 £32,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +4 165 £72,500 +26.09% 35
West London +39 51 £50,000 -11.11% 16
South London +10 23 £52,500 +5.00% 1
East London +5 9 £40,000 -2.98% 4
North London +20 2 £32,500 -43.48% 1
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 344 (49.14%) Firewall
2 310 (44.29%) Microsoft
3 254 (36.29%) Windows
4 238 (34.00%) VMware
5 231 (33.00%) Cisco Certification
6 223 (31.86%) Azure
7 220 (31.43%) Active Directory
8 213 (30.43%) Finance
9 208 (29.71%) Office 365
10 203 (29.00%) WAN
11 172 (24.57%) LAN
12 169 (24.14%) DNS
13 161 (23.00%) VPN
14 152 (21.71%) AWS
15 147 (21.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 139 (19.86%) Windows Server
17 128 (18.29%) CCNP
18 127 (18.14%) Network Security
19 126 (18.00%) Linux
20 125 (17.86%) BGP
21 124 (17.71%) CheckPoint
22 120 (17.14%) ITIL
22 120 (17.14%) DHCP
23 119 (17.00%) OSPF
23 119 (17.00%) Palo Alto
24 115 (16.43%) Citrix
25 112 (16.00%) CCNA
26 107 (15.29%) Data Centre
27 101 (14.43%) Ansible
28 100 (14.29%) Wireless

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 55 (7.86%) SharePoint
2 45 (6.43%) MS Exchange
3 40 (5.71%) Skype for Business
4 17 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (2.14%) IIS
6 8 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.86%) Apache
7 6 (0.86%) CMS
8 5 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.57%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.43%) Confluence
10 3 (0.43%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.29%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 66 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (4.86%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 223 (31.86%) Azure
2 208 (29.71%) Office 365
3 152 (21.71%) AWS
4 43 (6.14%) Azure Active Directory
5 41 (5.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 37 (5.29%) GCP
7 36 (5.14%) Route 53
8 27 (3.86%) IaaS
9 25 (3.57%) Slack
10 24 (3.43%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 16 (2.29%) Amazon S3
12 14 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
12 14 (2.00%) OneDrive
12 14 (2.00%) SaaS
13 12 (1.71%) Amazon ELB
13 12 (1.71%) PaaS
14 9 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
14 9 (1.29%) Mimecast
14 9 (1.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 344 (49.14%) Firewall
2 203 (29.00%) WAN
3 172 (24.57%) LAN
4 169 (24.14%) DNS
5 161 (23.00%) VPN
6 127 (18.14%) Network Security
7 125 (17.86%) BGP
8 120 (17.14%) DHCP
9 119 (17.00%) OSPF
10 100 (14.29%) Wireless
11 99 (14.14%) TCP/IP
12 88 (12.57%) VoIP
13 85 (12.14%) Wi-Fi
14 83 (11.86%) Cisco ASA
15 75 (10.71%) MPLS
16 57 (8.14%) Cisco IOS
17 56 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
18 51 (7.29%) SAN
19 49 (7.00%) Multicast
19 49 (7.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (0.86%) MySQL
4 5 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (0.43%) Big Data
6 3 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2017
7 2 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.29%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.29%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.29%) Power BI
7 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.14%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.14%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.14%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.14%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 22 (3.14%) Sonatype Nexus
2 13 (1.86%) JIRA
3 10 (1.43%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.29%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.86%) Gradle
5 6 (0.86%) Maven
6 4 (0.57%) Ant
6 4 (0.57%) GitLab
7 3 (0.43%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.14%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.14%) MSI
9 1 (0.14%) PowerBuilder
General
1 213 (30.43%) Finance
2 75 (10.71%) Banking
3 57 (8.14%) Telecoms
4 23 (3.29%) Public Sector
5 22 (3.14%) Multimedia
6 21 (3.00%) Law
7 16 (2.29%) Marketing
8 15 (2.14%) Legal
9 13 (1.86%) Electronics
9 13 (1.86%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.71%) Financial Institution
11 9 (1.29%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.29%) Retail
12 7 (1.00%) French Language
13 6 (0.86%) Front Office
14 4 (0.57%) Digital Economy
14 4 (0.57%) German Language
15 3 (0.43%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.43%) Publishing
15 3 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 220 (31.43%) Network Engineer
2 96 (13.71%) Senior Network Engineer
3 76 (10.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 62 (8.86%) Cisco Engineer
5 55 (7.86%) Architect
5 55 (7.86%) Support Engineer
6 48 (6.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 46 (6.57%) Analyst
8 34 (4.86%) IT Engineer
9 30 (4.29%) Administrator
10 28 (4.00%) IT Support
11 27 (3.86%) Cloud Engineer
11 27 (3.86%) Consultant
11 27 (3.86%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 25 (3.57%) Security Engineer
13 24 (3.43%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
13 24 (3.43%) Systems Engineer
14 23 (3.29%) Team Leader
14 23 (3.29%) VMware Engineer
15 22 (3.14%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.71%) XMPP
2 14 (2.00%) 802.1X
3 12 (1.71%) JSON
4 10 (1.43%) YAML
5 8 (1.14%) Web Services
6 7 (1.00%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (0.86%) Middleware
7 6 (0.86%) WSH
8 4 (0.57%) React
9 3 (0.43%) COM
9 3 (0.43%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (0.43%) LDAP
9 3 (0.43%) Node.js
9 3 (0.43%) Regular Expression
10 2 (0.29%) .NET
10 2 (0.29%) Matplotlib
10 2 (0.29%) NumPy
10 2 (0.29%) Pandas
10 2 (0.29%) POSIX
10 2 (0.29%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 107 (15.29%) Data Centre
2 54 (7.71%) Management Information System
3 26 (3.71%) Video Conferencing
4 22 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
6 20 (2.86%) Public Cloud
7 17 (2.43%) Client/Server
8 16 (2.29%) Clustering
9 10 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
9 10 (1.43%) Replication
10 9 (1.29%) Hedge funds
10 9 (1.29%) Reinsurance
11 8 (1.14%) Blackberry
11 8 (1.14%) EMC VNXe
11 8 (1.14%) FlexPod
11 8 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.14%) Smartphone
11 8 (1.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 7 (1.00%) Cloud Native
13 6 (0.86%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 254 (36.29%) Windows
2 139 (19.86%) Windows Server
3 126 (18.00%) Linux
4 60 (8.57%) Windows 10
5 58 (8.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (7.14%) Windows Server 2016
7 39 (5.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (4.29%) Windows 7
9 29 (4.14%) Windows Server 2019
10 28 (4.00%) Mac OS X
11 25 (3.57%) Unix
12 13 (1.86%) Android
13 12 (1.71%) Mac OS
13 12 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (1.00%) Solaris
15 5 (0.71%) Data ONTAP
15 5 (0.71%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.71%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (17.14%) ITIL
2 99 (14.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 79 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
4 75 (10.71%) DevOps
5 58 (8.29%) Network Monitoring
6 56 (8.00%) Migration
7 54 (7.71%) Information Security
8 51 (7.29%) Cybersecurity
9 49 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 45 (6.43%) Service Delivery
11 44 (6.29%) Incident Management
12 43 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (6.00%) Identity Management
13 42 (6.00%) Load Balancing
14 38 (5.43%) Problem Management
15 34 (4.86%) Mentoring
16 33 (4.71%) Change Management
17 32 (4.57%) High Availability
17 32 (4.57%) Presales
18 31 (4.43%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 95 (13.57%) PowerShell
2 93 (13.29%) Python
3 40 (5.71%) SQL
4 9 (1.29%) Bash Shell
5 8 (1.14%) C
5 8 (1.14%) VBScript
6 7 (1.00%) PHP
7 6 (0.86%) JavaScript
7 6 (0.86%) Ruby
8 5 (0.71%) Go
8 5 (0.71%) Java
8 5 (0.71%) Perl
8 5 (0.71%) R
8 5 (0.71%) VB
9 4 (0.57%) C#
10 3 (0.43%) Lisp
10 3 (0.43%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.14%) Korn
11 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 231 (33.00%) Cisco Certification
2 128 (18.29%) CCNP
3 112 (16.00%) CCNA
4 56 (8.00%) Degree
5 42 (6.00%) CCIE
6 39 (5.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (4.14%) ITIL Certification
8 26 (3.71%) CISSP
9 22 (3.14%) MCSE
10 20 (2.86%) A+ Certification
11 18 (2.57%) MCP
12 17 (2.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 17 (2.43%) JNCIA
13 15 (2.14%) CISM
14 14 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
15 13 (1.86%) MCSA
16 11 (1.57%) JNCIP
17 9 (1.29%) CCDP
17 9 (1.29%) MCITP
17 9 (1.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.71%) SLA
2 29 (4.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.00%) COBIT
4 13 (1.86%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.71%) NIST
6 11 (1.57%) Cyber Essentials
6 11 (1.57%) GDPR
7 8 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 7 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 4 (0.57%) BS25999
9 4 (0.57%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.14%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.14%) QA
System Software
1 220 (31.43%) Active Directory
2 147 (21.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (7.86%) Hyper-V
4 38 (5.43%) vSphere
5 27 (3.86%) Docker
6 22 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (3.14%) XenApp
7 17 (2.43%) XenDesktop
8 16 (2.29%) VMware Server
9 13 (1.86%) Virtual Desktop
9 13 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (1.86%) VMware NSX
10 11 (1.57%) Forefront TMG
10 11 (1.57%) ISA Server
11 7 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.71%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 5 (0.71%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.57%) KVM
13 4 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 101 (14.43%) Ansible
2 62 (8.86%) SCCM
3 52 (7.43%) Puppet
4 42 (6.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 42 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
5 36 (5.14%) Terraform
6 32 (4.57%) Cisco CUCM
7 27 (3.86%) Nagios
8 24 (3.43%) Kubernetes
9 12 (1.71%) Cisco UCCX
9 12 (1.71%) vCenter Server
10 9 (1.29%) FortiGate
10 9 (1.29%) Single Sign-On
11 8 (1.14%) AirWatch
11 8 (1.14%) CASB
11 8 (1.14%) Cisco UCCE
11 8 (1.14%) QRadar
11 8 (1.14%) SCOM
12 7 (1.00%) Backup Exec
12 7 (1.00%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 310 (44.29%) Microsoft
2 238 (34.00%) VMware
3 124 (17.71%) CheckPoint
4 119 (17.00%) Palo Alto
5 115 (16.43%) Citrix
6 98 (14.00%) Meraki
7 72 (10.29%) F5
7 72 (10.29%) HP
8 70 (10.00%) Juniper
9 56 (8.00%) Fortinet
10 38 (5.43%) NetApp
11 35 (5.00%) Apple
11 35 (5.00%) Riverbed
11 35 (5.00%) Sophos
12 34 (4.86%) SolarWinds
13 33 (4.71%) Avaya
14 30 (4.29%) Dell
14 30 (4.29%) EMC
15 29 (4.14%) Zscaler
16 27 (3.86%) Veeam