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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
UK / Scotland
Rank 81 65 76
Rank change year-on-year -16 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 57 112 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.46% 3.82% 2.81%
As % of the Vendors category 6.03% 8.66% 7.06%
Number of salaries quoted 40 73 62
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +18.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £25,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £57,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

Cisco is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 946 1294 1232
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 40.78% 44.13% 39.84%
Number of salaries quoted 585 792 773
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.29% +8.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £30,000 £26,575
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Cisco as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -3 33 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Glasgow -19 21 £33,500 -21.17% 1
West Lothian -7 3 £34,716 -18.31%
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 125 (59.52%) Firewall
2 93 (44.29%) Cisco Certification
3 74 (35.24%) Windows
3 74 (35.24%) CheckPoint
4 68 (32.38%) LAN
5 65 (30.95%) WAN
6 60 (28.57%) Data Centre
7 59 (28.10%) CCNP
8 51 (24.29%) VMware
9 48 (22.86%) Network Security
9 48 (22.86%) F5
10 45 (21.43%) CCNA
11 44 (20.95%) ITIL
12 42 (20.00%) Linux
13 40 (19.05%) Active Directory
13 40 (19.05%) MPLS
14 37 (17.62%) Microsoft
15 36 (17.14%) Juniper
15 36 (17.14%) Wireless
15 36 (17.14%) Windows Server
16 35 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
16 35 (16.67%) Finance
17 34 (16.19%) VMware Infrastructure
18 32 (15.24%) OSPF
18 32 (15.24%) VPN
19 30 (14.29%) BGP
20 29 (13.81%) DNS
21 27 (12.86%) Network Design
22 25 (11.90%) Citrix
23 24 (11.43%) PowerShell

Cisco
Top Related 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 14 (6.67%) IIS
2 13 (6.19%) MS Exchange
3 11 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (5.24%) Skype for Business
4 10 (4.76%) Apache
5 9 (4.29%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (2.38%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.43%) Confluence
9 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (8.10%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.33%) MS Office
2 7 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.76%) Office 365
4 7 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.95%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 125 (59.52%) Firewall
2 68 (32.38%) LAN
3 65 (30.95%) WAN
4 48 (22.86%) Network Security
5 40 (19.05%) MPLS
6 36 (17.14%) Wireless
7 35 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 32 (15.24%) OSPF
8 32 (15.24%) VPN
9 30 (14.29%) BGP
10 29 (13.81%) DNS
11 24 (11.43%) Spanning Tree
12 22 (10.48%) EIGRP
12 22 (10.48%) VoIP
13 20 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
13 20 (9.52%) IPsec
14 18 (8.57%) DHCP
15 17 (8.10%) SAN
16 16 (7.62%) TCP/IP
16 16 (7.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.71%) MySQL
3 9 (4.29%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (4.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.33%) Subversion
3 4 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 35 (16.67%) Finance
2 20 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 15 (7.14%) Retail
4 11 (5.24%) Games
5 9 (4.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.86%) Banking
7 2 (0.95%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Electronics
8 1 (0.48%) German Language
8 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (29.52%) Network Engineer
2 35 (16.67%) Analyst
3 25 (11.90%) Consultant
4 18 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
4 18 (8.57%) Network Consultant
4 18 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
5 17 (8.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 17 (8.10%) Network Analyst
6 16 (7.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (7.14%) Security Analyst
7 15 (7.14%) Support Engineer
8 14 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
9 13 (6.19%) Systems Engineer
10 11 (5.24%) Data Network Engineer
10 11 (5.24%) Senior Network Analyst
11 10 (4.76%) Data Engineer
12 9 (4.29%) IT Engineer
12 9 (4.29%) Network Security Consultant
12 9 (4.29%) Network Specialist
12 9 (4.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.76%) LAMP
2 9 (4.29%) Web Services
3 8 (3.81%) 802.1X
4 6 (2.86%) SAX
5 5 (2.38%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.33%) EMC VNX
2 7 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.33%) PKI
3 6 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 5 (2.38%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (2.38%) Private Cloud
4 5 (2.38%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 3 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.95%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.48%) Clustering
7 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.48%) FMCG
7 1 (0.48%) iPhone
7 1 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.48%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.48%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 74 (35.24%) Windows
2 42 (20.00%) Linux
3 36 (17.14%) Windows Server
4 21 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (6.67%) Ubuntu
6 14 (6.67%) Unix
7 11 (5.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (3.33%) Windows 2000
8 7 (3.33%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.90%) OpenVMS
9 4 (1.90%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.43%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.95%) AIX
11 2 (0.95%) CentOS
11 2 (0.95%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.95%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.48%) HPUX
12 1 (0.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (20.95%) ITIL
2 27 (12.86%) Network Design
3 18 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
4 13 (6.19%) Network Management
5 12 (5.71%) ITIL V3
5 12 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 10 (4.76%) DevOps
6 10 (4.76%) Information Security
6 10 (4.76%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 10 (4.76%) Line Management
6 10 (4.76%) Project Management
7 9 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (4.29%) Change Management
7 9 (4.29%) IT Strategy
7 9 (4.29%) Load Balancing
7 9 (4.29%) Time Management
8 7 (3.33%) High Availability
8 7 (3.33%) Open Source
9 6 (2.86%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.43%) PowerShell
2 21 (10.00%) SQL
3 11 (5.24%) Bash Shell
4 10 (4.76%) Python
5 3 (1.43%) C#
6 1 (0.48%) PHP
6 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 93 (44.29%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (28.10%) CCNP
3 45 (21.43%) CCNA
4 18 (8.57%) Degree
5 14 (6.67%) CCSE
6 12 (5.71%) CCSA
6 12 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (5.24%) MCSE
8 9 (4.29%) CCIE
8 9 (4.29%) CCSP
9 6 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (2.38%) CCDP
11 4 (1.90%) CCMSE
11 4 (1.90%) CCSM
11 4 (1.90%) HND
11 4 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.43%) JNCIE
12 3 (1.43%) MCITP
13 2 (0.95%) CISSP
13 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.71%) SLA
2 4 (1.90%) QA
3 2 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.48%) COBIT
4 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 40 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 34 (16.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.81%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.33%) vSphere
6 6 (2.86%) XenApp
7 5 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (2.38%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.43%) ProxySG
9 3 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.95%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.95%) UAG
11 1 (0.48%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (9.52%) FortiGate
2 18 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (8.57%) Puppet
3 13 (6.19%) SCCM
4 12 (5.71%) Nagios
5 9 (4.29%) Cacti
6 7 (3.33%) Ansible
6 7 (3.33%) Check_MK
7 6 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (2.86%) SCOM
8 5 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (2.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (1.90%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (0.95%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.95%) vRealize
12 1 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.48%) Iperf
12 1 (0.48%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 74 (35.24%) CheckPoint
2 51 (24.29%) VMware
3 48 (22.86%) F5
4 37 (17.62%) Microsoft
5 36 (17.14%) Juniper
6 25 (11.90%) Citrix
7 21 (10.00%) Fortinet
8 20 (9.52%) SolarWinds
9 16 (7.62%) Palo Alto
10 15 (7.14%) Nokia
10 15 (7.14%) Splunk
11 14 (6.67%) EMC
12 11 (5.24%) Brocade
13 10 (4.76%) Aruba
14 9 (4.29%) HP
14 9 (4.29%) Percona
14 9 (4.29%) Riverbed
14 9 (4.29%) Sourcefire
15 8 (3.81%) NetApp
16 7 (3.33%) Avaya
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