Period
to 21 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 October 2018 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 > Scotland
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 65 53
Rank change year-on-year -21 -12 +16
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 167 215 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.12% 3.89% 4.46%
As % of the Vendors category 7.77% 9.81% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 131 177 143
Scotland median annual salary £49,375 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.23% +37.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,950 £23,050
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £56,250
UK median annual salary £46,028 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.28% - -

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 Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,148 2,192 2,417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.19% 39.63% 45.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,343 1,381 1,406
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,668
90th Percentile £69,375 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Scotland

Cisco
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco in Scotland.

Salary trend for Cisco in Scotland

Cisco
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco in Scotland

Cisco
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. 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
Edinburgh -2 83 £50,000 -13.04% 12
Glasgow -16 54 £49,375 +3.95% 16
South Lanarkshire +12 9 £37,750 +84.15%
Fife +7 4 £38,500 +87.80% 1
Dundee +7 3 £24,000 -31.43%
North Lanarkshire -2 3 £35,000 -26.32%
Aberdeen -5 1 £26,000 -40.23% 2
Moray - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £40,000 -
Midlothian - 1 - -
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 83 (49.70%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (44.31%) Firewall
3 72 (43.11%) Data Centre
4 61 (36.53%) WAN
5 56 (33.53%) CCNP
6 52 (31.14%) LAN
7 50 (29.94%) VMware
8 49 (29.34%) Wireless
9 46 (27.54%) CCNA
10 41 (24.55%) Presales
11 38 (22.75%) Microsoft
11 38 (22.75%) Juniper
12 36 (21.56%) Windows
12 36 (21.56%) Microsoft Azure
13 32 (19.16%) Network Security
14 30 (17.96%) CheckPoint
15 28 (16.77%) VMware Infrastructure
16 26 (15.57%) Windows Server
17 25 (14.97%) F5
17 25 (14.97%) Amazon AWS
18 24 (14.37%) Office 365
19 23 (13.77%) Hybrid Cloud
19 23 (13.77%) MPLS
20 22 (13.17%) Project Management
20 22 (13.17%) Active Directory
21 21 (12.57%) Finance
22 19 (11.38%) VoIP
22 19 (11.38%) Windows Server 2012
23 18 (10.78%) CCIE
24 17 (10.18%) HP

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 5 (2.99%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.60%) CMS
3 1 (0.60%) IIS
3 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (8.98%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 36 (21.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (14.97%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (14.37%) Office 365
4 11 (6.59%) IaaS
5 6 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.99%) SaaS
7 2 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.20%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 74 (44.31%) Firewall
2 61 (36.53%) WAN
3 52 (31.14%) LAN
4 49 (29.34%) Wireless
5 32 (19.16%) Network Security
6 23 (13.77%) MPLS
7 19 (11.38%) VoIP
8 15 (8.98%) Unified Communications
9 13 (7.78%) DNS
10 12 (7.19%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (6.59%) Cisco Wireless
12 10 (5.99%) DHCP
13 8 (4.79%) BGP
13 8 (4.79%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (4.79%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (4.79%) WLAN
14 7 (4.19%) OSPF
14 7 (4.19%) SAN
14 7 (4.19%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (3.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.40%) Maven
2 3 (1.80%) Subversion
3 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (12.57%) Finance
2 11 (6.59%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.59%) Retail
4 5 (2.99%) Billing
5 3 (1.80%) Law
6 1 (0.60%) Legal
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (24.55%) Network Engineer
2 39 (23.35%) Architect
3 26 (15.57%) Cisco Architect
4 21 (12.57%) Cisco Engineer
5 18 (10.78%) Cloud Architect
6 16 (9.58%) Azure Architect
7 14 (8.38%) IT Manager
7 14 (8.38%) Network Architect
8 12 (7.19%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (6.59%) Analyst
9 11 (6.59%) Project Engineer
10 10 (5.99%) Cisco Network Architect
10 10 (5.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 10 (5.99%) Firewall Engineer
10 10 (5.99%) Project Manager
11 9 (5.39%) Unified Communications Engineer
12 8 (4.79%) Cisco Solutions Architect
12 8 (4.79%) Support Engineer
13 7 (4.19%) Senior Manager
13 7 (4.19%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 72 (43.11%) Data Centre
2 23 (13.77%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (3.59%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.99%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.99%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 4 (2.40%) Clustering
5 4 (2.40%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.40%) NHS
6 3 (1.80%) IVR
6 3 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.80%) Replication
7 2 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.20%) Fintech
7 2 (1.20%) PMI
8 1 (0.60%) AS400
8 1 (0.60%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 36 (21.56%) Windows
2 26 (15.57%) Windows Server
3 19 (11.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (7.78%) Linux
4 13 (7.78%) Windows 10
5 9 (5.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.79%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.80%) Unix
7 3 (1.80%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.60%) AIX
9 1 (0.60%) Solaris
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (24.55%) Presales
2 22 (13.17%) Project Management
3 17 (10.18%) ITIL
3 17 (10.18%) Mentoring
4 13 (7.78%) PRINCE2
5 12 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (7.19%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (7.19%) Load Balancing
6 11 (6.59%) DevOps
6 11 (6.59%) Service Delivery
7 10 (5.99%) Data Privacy
7 10 (5.99%) Programme Delivery
8 9 (5.39%) Information Security
9 8 (4.79%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (4.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (4.19%) Network Management
11 6 (3.59%) Coaching
11 6 (3.59%) Network Design
12 5 (2.99%) Matrix Management
12 5 (2.99%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.19%) PowerShell
1 7 (4.19%) SQL
2 4 (2.40%) Java
3 1 (0.60%) C#
3 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 83 (49.70%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (33.53%) CCNP
3 46 (27.54%) CCNA
4 18 (10.78%) CCIE
5 17 (10.18%) Degree
6 11 (6.59%) JNCIP
7 9 (5.39%) CCDP
8 8 (4.79%) CCIE Security
8 8 (4.79%) CCSA
8 8 (4.79%) CCSE
9 7 (4.19%) JNCIE
9 7 (4.19%) MCSA
9 7 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (4.19%) Network+ Certification
9 7 (4.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (3.59%) CCENT
10 6 (3.59%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (2.99%) CompTIA Security+
11 5 (2.99%) MCP
11 5 (2.99%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.59%) SLA
2 5 (2.99%) QA
3 2 (1.20%) GDPR
3 2 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (16.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (13.17%) Active Directory
3 16 (9.58%) VMware NSX
4 13 (7.78%) Hyper-V
5 10 (5.99%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.80%) vSphere
7 2 (1.20%) Firmware
8 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (7.19%) vCenter Server
2 7 (4.19%) FortiGate
3 6 (3.59%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.80%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (1.80%) SCCM
5 3 (1.80%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.20%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.20%) SCOM
7 1 (0.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.60%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.60%) Nagios
7 1 (0.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.60%) Puppet
7 1 (0.60%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.60%) vRealize
Vendors
1 50 (29.94%) VMware
2 38 (22.75%) Juniper
2 38 (22.75%) Microsoft
3 30 (17.96%) CheckPoint
4 25 (14.97%) F5
5 17 (10.18%) HP
6 11 (6.59%) Meraki
7 10 (5.99%) Citrix
8 8 (4.79%) Google
8 8 (4.79%) Palo Alto
9 7 (4.19%) Blue Coat
9 7 (4.19%) Fortinet
9 7 (4.19%) Zscaler
10 5 (2.99%) Dell
10 5 (2.99%) Forcepoint
10 5 (2.99%) NEC
11 4 (2.40%) Extreme Networks
12 3 (1.80%) EMC
12 3 (1.80%) Mitel
12 3 (1.80%) Xero