Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 191 84 99
Rank change year-on-year -107 +15 -3
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 973 770 1,715
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.93% 3.93% 3.16%
As % of the Vendors category 5.19% 10.57% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 819 673 1,427
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,150 £29,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year - +13.21% -0.93%
75th Percentile £75,000 £77,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £86,500 £87,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +6.38% +2.17%

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 18,730 7,284 22,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 37.10% 37.17% 40.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12,069 5,883 17,352
10th Percentile £37,250 £40,000 £31,750
25th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.70% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £105,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -53 172 £58,000 -20.00% 57
West London -95 25 £50,000 -9.09% 21
South London -23 21 £65,000 +13.04% 6
East London -12 20 £40,000 -33.33% 10
North London -14 1 £26,000 -25.71% 3
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 374 (38.44%) Microsoft
2 361 (37.10%) Firewall
3 345 (35.46%) Cisco Certification
4 315 (32.37%) Windows
5 303 (31.14%) Azure
6 254 (26.10%) Finance
7 230 (23.64%) Active Directory
8 228 (23.43%) CCNP
9 219 (22.51%) WAN
10 217 (22.30%) Microsoft 365
11 210 (21.58%) Social Skills
12 202 (20.76%) ITIL
13 199 (20.45%) Data Centre
14 188 (19.32%) VMware
15 186 (19.12%) LAN
16 167 (17.16%) Linux
17 157 (16.14%) BGP
18 155 (15.93%) VPN
19 154 (15.83%) CCNA
20 149 (15.31%) TCP/IP
21 143 (14.70%) DNS
22 136 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
23 135 (13.87%) Python
23 135 (13.87%) Palo Alto
24 133 (13.67%) Degree
25 132 (13.57%) AWS
26 129 (13.26%) Wireless
27 128 (13.16%) MPLS
28 127 (13.05%) OSPF
29 123 (12.64%) Microsoft Office

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 50 (5.14%) MS Exchange
2 47 (4.83%) SharePoint
3 27 (2.77%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (2.16%) IIS
5 15 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (1.03%) Apache
7 10 (1.03%) SAS
7 10 (1.03%) Skype for Business
7 10 (1.03%) Tomcat
8 9 (0.92%) Apache Spark
9 8 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.62%) nginx
10 6 (0.62%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.41%) JBoss
12 4 (0.41%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.21%) CMS
14 1 (0.10%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 123 (12.64%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (2.36%) MS Visio
3 14 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.41%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.10%) 1Password
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.62%) Unica
2 4 (0.41%) FastStats
3 3 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.21%) Magento
4 2 (0.21%) Sage 300 ERP
4 2 (0.21%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.10%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 303 (31.14%) Azure
2 217 (22.30%) Microsoft 365
3 132 (13.57%) AWS
4 52 (5.34%) IaaS
5 47 (4.83%) SaaS
6 46 (4.73%) PaaS
7 45 (4.62%) Azure Active Directory
8 35 (3.60%) GCP
9 32 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
10 30 (3.08%) Mimecast
11 21 (2.16%) Google Workspace
12 12 (1.23%) Serverless
12 12 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 11 (1.13%) AWS Direct Connect
13 11 (1.13%) Power Platform
14 10 (1.03%) OneDrive
14 10 (1.03%) OpenShift
15 8 (0.82%) Azure Sentinel
16 7 (0.72%) PowerApps
17 6 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 361 (37.10%) Firewall
2 219 (22.51%) WAN
3 186 (19.12%) LAN
4 157 (16.14%) BGP
5 155 (15.93%) VPN
6 149 (15.31%) TCP/IP
7 143 (14.70%) DNS
8 129 (13.26%) Wireless
9 128 (13.16%) MPLS
10 127 (13.05%) OSPF
11 119 (12.23%) Cisco IOS
12 111 (11.41%) Network Security
13 103 (10.59%) DHCP
14 99 (10.17%) Cisco ASA
15 86 (8.84%) VoIP
16 85 (8.74%) Internet
17 80 (8.22%) SAN
18 69 (7.09%) Wi-Fi
19 59 (6.06%) IPsec
19 59 (6.06%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (4.73%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.64%) Big Data
2 16 (1.64%) MongoDB
3 15 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (1.23%) Hadoop
4 12 (1.23%) HBase
4 12 (1.23%) NoSQL
5 9 (0.92%) MySQL
5 9 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (0.82%) ArangoDB
7 7 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (0.62%) InfluxDB
9 5 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (0.51%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (0.51%) MariaDB
9 5 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.41%) Apache Hive
10 4 (0.41%) DB2
10 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.41%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 33 (3.39%) Git (software)
2 15 (1.54%) JIRA
3 14 (1.44%) Maven
4 11 (1.13%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.62%) Metasploit
5 6 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (0.51%) Ant
6 5 (0.51%) Gradle
7 4 (0.41%) eggPlant
8 2 (0.21%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.21%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.10%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.10%) Burp Suite
9 1 (0.10%) GitLab
9 1 (0.10%) MSI
9 1 (0.10%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.10%) sqlmap
9 1 (0.10%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 254 (26.10%) Finance
2 210 (21.58%) Social Skills
3 119 (12.23%) Telecoms
4 103 (10.59%) Banking
5 48 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (4.21%) Law
7 27 (2.77%) Marketing
8 22 (2.26%) Documentation Skills
8 22 (2.26%) Public Sector
8 22 (2.26%) Retail
9 21 (2.16%) Legal
10 17 (1.75%) French Language
11 16 (1.64%) Manufacturing
12 12 (1.23%) Electronics
12 12 (1.23%) German Language
12 12 (1.23%) Italian Language
12 12 (1.23%) Spanish Language
13 11 (1.13%) Organisational Skills
13 11 (1.13%) Portuguese Language
13 11 (1.13%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 270 (27.75%) Network Engineer
2 109 (11.20%) Analyst
3 82 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 75 (7.71%) Senior Network Engineer
5 73 (7.50%) Cisco Engineer
6 66 (6.78%) Support Engineer
7 54 (5.55%) Architect
8 48 (4.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 47 (4.83%) IT Engineer
9 47 (4.83%) IT Support
10 42 (4.32%) Support Analyst
11 41 (4.21%) Desktop Support
12 38 (3.91%) Consultant
13 37 (3.80%) Infrastructure Manager
13 37 (3.80%) Security Engineer
14 32 (3.29%) Service Analyst
15 29 (2.98%) 2nd Line Support
16 27 (2.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 27 (2.77%) IT Support Engineer
17 26 (2.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.88%) Middleware
2 27 (2.77%) XMPP
3 24 (2.47%) JSON
4 17 (1.75%) 802.1X
5 16 (1.64%) Lucene
6 14 (1.44%) Web Services
7 12 (1.23%) Kafka
7 12 (1.23%) XML
8 10 (1.03%) HTML
8 10 (1.03%) WebRTC
9 8 (0.82%) Apache Thrift
9 8 (0.82%) Guice
9 8 (0.82%) Protocol Buffers
9 8 (0.82%) Regular Expression
9 8 (0.82%) Spring
9 8 (0.82%) Spring Boot
9 8 (0.82%) Vert.x
10 7 (0.72%) Elastic Stack
11 6 (0.62%) ARM Templates
11 6 (0.62%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 199 (20.45%) Data Centre
2 79 (8.12%) Video Conferencing
3 68 (6.99%) Management Information System
4 37 (3.80%) Blackberry
4 37 (3.80%) iPhone
5 35 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
6 28 (2.88%) Public Cloud
7 26 (2.67%) iPad
8 23 (2.36%) Cyberthreat
8 23 (2.36%) Linux Command Line
9 16 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 15 (1.54%) Virtual Team
11 14 (1.44%) Digital Signage
11 14 (1.44%) Hedge funds
11 14 (1.44%) Private Cloud
11 14 (1.44%) Replication
12 12 (1.23%) Social Media
13 10 (1.03%) Cloud Native
13 10 (1.03%) EMC VNX
14 9 (0.92%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 315 (32.37%) Windows
2 167 (17.16%) Linux
3 117 (12.02%) Windows Server
4 107 (11.00%) Windows 10
5 64 (6.58%) Unix
6 58 (5.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 48 (4.93%) Windows Server 2016
8 46 (4.73%) Windows 7
9 39 (4.01%) Android
10 35 (3.60%) Mac OS X
11 32 (3.29%) CentOS
12 27 (2.77%) Windows Server 2019
13 24 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (2.16%) Windows 8
15 19 (1.95%) Mac OS
16 12 (1.23%) Debian
16 12 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (1.23%) VMS
17 11 (1.13%) Ubuntu
18 7 (0.72%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (20.76%) ITIL
2 107 (11.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 101 (10.38%) Problem-Solving
4 86 (8.84%) Service Delivery
5 85 (8.74%) Project Management
6 82 (8.43%) Network Design
7 81 (8.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 81 (8.32%) Information Security
8 76 (7.81%) Cybersecurity
9 70 (7.19%) Change Management
10 68 (6.99%) Migration
11 64 (6.58%) Computer Science
12 63 (6.47%) Project Delivery
13 57 (5.86%) Agile Software Development
14 53 (5.45%) DevOps
15 51 (5.24%) Network Monitoring
16 49 (5.04%) Presales
17 48 (4.93%) Service Management
18 46 (4.73%) Patch Management
19 40 (4.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 135 (13.87%) Python
2 107 (11.00%) PowerShell
3 58 (5.96%) Bash Shell
4 54 (5.55%) SQL
5 22 (2.26%) Java
6 18 (1.85%) Perl
7 14 (1.44%) Ruby
8 13 (1.34%) C
9 11 (1.13%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.03%) JavaScript
10 10 (1.03%) T-SQL
11 6 (0.62%) C++
11 6 (0.62%) R
12 5 (0.51%) C#
12 5 (0.51%) VB
13 3 (0.31%) PHP
13 3 (0.31%) VBA
14 2 (0.21%) VBScript
15 1 (0.10%) Go
15 1 (0.10%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 345 (35.46%) Cisco Certification
2 228 (23.43%) CCNP
3 154 (15.83%) CCNA
4 133 (13.67%) Degree
5 83 (8.53%) CCIE
6 58 (5.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 52 (5.34%) Computer Science Degree
8 30 (3.08%) MCSE
9 29 (2.98%) MCSA
10 27 (2.77%) JNCIA
11 24 (2.47%) CISSP
12 22 (2.26%) MCP
12 22 (2.26%) Security Cleared
13 17 (1.75%) SC Cleared
14 16 (1.64%) CCDP
14 16 (1.64%) CISM
14 16 (1.64%) MCITP
15 14 (1.44%) CCENT
16 12 (1.23%) DV Cleared
16 12 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.34%) SLA
2 38 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (2.57%) COBIT
4 23 (2.36%) PCI DSS
5 15 (1.54%) GDPR
6 9 (0.92%) NIST
7 4 (0.41%) QA
8 3 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.21%) ISO 31000
9 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (0.21%) NCSC
10 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.10%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.10%) PMO
System Software
1 230 (23.64%) Active Directory
2 136 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (6.58%) Hyper-V
4 46 (4.73%) vSphere
5 22 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (2.16%) Docker
6 21 (2.16%) VMware NSX
7 17 (1.75%) XenApp
8 15 (1.54%) KVM
9 14 (1.44%) Virtual Desktop
10 8 (0.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 7 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (0.72%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.62%) NFS
12 6 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (0.51%) Snort
13 5 (0.51%) Squid
13 5 (0.51%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.41%) Firmware
14 4 (0.41%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 77 (7.91%) Ansible
2 51 (5.24%) Cisco CUCM
3 39 (4.01%) Puppet
4 38 (3.91%) FortiGate
5 36 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
6 34 (3.49%) Nagios
6 34 (3.49%) Terraform
7 31 (3.19%) SCCM
8 21 (2.16%) Cisco UCCX
9 20 (2.06%) ZABBIX
10 19 (1.95%) Kubernetes
10 19 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
11 15 (1.54%) Cisco Prime
12 11 (1.13%) AirWatch
12 11 (1.13%) Icinga
13 10 (1.03%) Backup Exec
14 9 (0.92%) CASB
14 9 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
15 8 (0.82%) Grafana
15 8 (0.82%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 374 (38.44%) Microsoft
2 188 (19.32%) VMware
3 135 (13.87%) Palo Alto
4 108 (11.10%) CheckPoint
5 102 (10.48%) Juniper
6 95 (9.76%) Citrix
6 95 (9.76%) SolarWinds
7 91 (9.35%) Meraki
8 86 (8.84%) Dell
9 85 (8.74%) Apple
10 76 (7.81%) F5
10 76 (7.81%) HP
11 74 (7.61%) Fortinet
12 47 (4.83%) Aruba
13 43 (4.42%) ServiceNow
14 42 (4.32%) Zscaler
15 36 (3.70%) Red Hat
15 36 (3.70%) Veeam
16 33 (3.39%) EMC
17 32 (3.29%) IBM