Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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.

Cisco
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 44 84
Rank change year-on-year -12 +40 +17
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 230 275 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.12% 5.32% 2.98%
As % of the Vendors category 10.09% 11.65% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 185 171 134
Scotland median annual salary £57,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +49.35% +2.67% -4.46%
10th Percentile £30,250 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £55,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 2279 2361 2631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.78% 45.70% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1445 1425 1713
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £58,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -30 106 £57,500 +53.33% 2
Glasgow -13 74 £48,750 +14.71% 4
North Lanarkshire +5 12 £47,500 +66.67%
Dundee - 10 £35,000 - 3
Aberdeen +2 7 £43,500 +128.95%
Lanarkshire 0 4 £26,500 -41.11%
Fife +3 2 £20,500 -18.00%
West Lothian -2 2 £20,500 -43.45% 1
Renfrewshire +3 1 £20,500 -41.43%
Highlands -5 1 £20,500 +7.89%
South Lanarkshire -9 1 £20,500 -36.92%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £32,500 -
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 111 (48.26%) Firewall
2 106 (46.09%) Windows
3 101 (43.91%) Cisco Certification
4 86 (37.39%) WAN
5 82 (35.65%) VMware
6 80 (34.78%) Microsoft
7 73 (31.74%) LAN
8 70 (30.43%) Windows Server
9 69 (30.00%) Active Directory
10 67 (29.13%) ITIL
11 66 (28.70%) Data Centre
12 65 (28.26%) PowerShell
13 58 (25.22%) CheckPoint
14 56 (24.35%) Microsoft Azure
15 52 (22.61%) Windows Server 2008
16 50 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
16 50 (21.74%) CCNP
17 46 (20.00%) CCIE
17 46 (20.00%) BGP
18 45 (19.57%) Cisco ASA
19 44 (19.13%) Network Security
19 44 (19.13%) Linux
20 43 (18.70%) VPN
20 43 (18.70%) MPLS
20 43 (18.70%) Hyper-V
21 40 (17.39%) F5
21 40 (17.39%) DNS
21 40 (17.39%) DHCP
22 38 (16.52%) Cisco Nexus
23 36 (15.65%) Opscode Chef

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 16 (6.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 16 (6.96%) MS Exchange
1 16 (6.96%) Skype for Business
2 14 (6.09%) IIS
3 12 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.04%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.43%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.74%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (4.78%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 56 (24.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (10.43%) Cloud Computing
2 24 (10.43%) Office 365
3 20 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (6.96%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (2.61%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.87%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (0.87%) IaaS
8 1 (0.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 111 (48.26%) Firewall
2 86 (37.39%) WAN
3 73 (31.74%) LAN
4 46 (20.00%) BGP
5 45 (19.57%) Cisco ASA
6 44 (19.13%) Network Security
7 43 (18.70%) MPLS
7 43 (18.70%) VPN
8 40 (17.39%) DHCP
8 40 (17.39%) DNS
9 38 (16.52%) Cisco Nexus
10 32 (13.91%) Wireless
11 29 (12.61%) OSPF
12 26 (11.30%) Internet
13 23 (10.00%) VLAN
14 18 (7.83%) TCP/IP
15 17 (7.39%) SAN
16 15 (6.52%) EIGRP
17 14 (6.09%) IP Telephony
18 13 (5.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (5.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 27 (11.74%) Finance
2 18 (7.83%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.17%) Banking
3 5 (2.17%) Retail Banking
4 3 (1.30%) Back Office
4 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.87%) Legal
5 2 (0.87%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.43%) Games
6 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (28.70%) Network Engineer
2 53 (23.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 31 (13.48%) Architect
4 24 (10.43%) Senior Network Engineer
5 20 (8.70%) Analyst
5 20 (8.70%) Network Architect
6 14 (6.09%) IT Engineer
7 13 (5.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 13 (5.65%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (5.22%) Trainee
9 11 (4.78%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (4.35%) Design Engineer
10 10 (4.35%) Senior Design Engineer
11 9 (3.91%) Cisco Engineer
11 9 (3.91%) Network Specialist
12 8 (3.48%) Network Design Engineer
12 8 (3.48%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
12 8 (3.48%) Senior Network Design Engineer
12 8 (3.48%) Senior Systems Analyst
12 8 (3.48%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.04%) REST
2 2 (0.87%) RFC 2547
3 1 (0.43%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 66 (28.70%) Data Centre
2 29 (12.61%) Virtual Team
3 16 (6.96%) Blackberry
3 16 (6.96%) EMC VNX
4 12 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.61%) iPhone
5 6 (2.61%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.17%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.17%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.30%) IVR
8 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.87%) Clustering
9 2 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.87%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.87%) Replication
9 2 (0.87%) Tandem
10 1 (0.43%) Handset
10 1 (0.43%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 106 (46.09%) Windows
2 70 (30.43%) Windows Server
3 52 (22.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (19.13%) Linux
6 16 (6.96%) Ubuntu
7 10 (4.35%) Unix
8 8 (3.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.04%) Windows 7
10 6 (2.61%) Solaris
10 6 (2.61%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.43%) Android
11 1 (0.43%) CentOS
11 1 (0.43%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (29.13%) ITIL
2 36 (15.65%) Network Design
3 33 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 27 (11.74%) Capacity Planning
5 27 (11.74%) Performance Management
5 27 (11.74%) Validation
6 21 (9.13%) Translating Business Requirements
7 19 (8.26%) ITIL V3
8 18 (7.83%) Scrum
8 18 (7.83%) TOGAF
9 17 (7.39%) Change Management
9 17 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (6.52%) Asset Management
10 15 (6.52%) Mentoring
11 14 (6.09%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (6.09%) Load Balancing
12 13 (5.65%) Application Packaging
12 13 (5.65%) Coaching
12 13 (5.65%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 65 (28.26%) PowerShell
2 33 (14.35%) SQL
3 11 (4.78%) C
4 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 101 (43.91%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (21.74%) CCNP
3 46 (20.00%) CCIE
4 20 (8.70%) CCNA
5 18 (7.83%) CISSP
6 15 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (6.09%) MCSE
8 13 (5.65%) CCENT
9 12 (5.22%) A+ Certification
9 12 (5.22%) Network+ Certification
10 7 (3.04%) CCIP
10 7 (3.04%) JNCIP
11 6 (2.61%) JNCIE
12 5 (2.17%) CCDE
12 5 (2.17%) CCDP
12 5 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.30%) CCSA
13 3 (1.30%) CCSE
13 3 (1.30%) Degree
14 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 43 (18.70%) Hyper-V
3 34 (14.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (13.91%) VMware ESXi
5 29 (12.61%) vSphere
6 23 (10.00%) XenApp
7 19 (8.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 18 (7.83%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 36 (15.65%) Opscode Chef
2 35 (15.22%) SCCM
3 28 (12.17%) SCOM
4 18 (7.83%) Ansible
4 18 (7.83%) Puppet
5 9 (3.91%) FortiGate
6 8 (3.48%) Backup Exec
7 7 (3.04%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 6 (2.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 6 (2.61%) Malwarebytes
8 6 (2.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 6 (2.61%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (2.61%) WSUS
9 4 (1.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (1.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (1.30%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (0.87%) Iperf
11 2 (0.87%) Nagios
12 1 (0.43%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.43%) RANCID
Vendors
1 82 (35.65%) VMware
2 80 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 58 (25.22%) CheckPoint
4 40 (17.39%) F5
5 31 (13.48%) Fortinet
6 30 (13.04%) Citrix
7 26 (11.30%) SolarWinds
8 22 (9.57%) Juniper
9 21 (9.13%) HP
10 18 (7.83%) EMC
10 18 (7.83%) Varonis
11 17 (7.39%) Google
12 15 (6.52%) Dell
13 14 (6.09%) Blue Coat
14 12 (5.22%) CyberArk
14 12 (5.22%) Red Hat
14 12 (5.22%) Symantec
15 11 (4.78%) Charles River
16 8 (3.48%) Avaya
16 8 (3.48%) McAfee