Period
to 25 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 February 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
England > South East
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 23 28
Rank change year-on-year -22 +5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 1,771 2,407 3,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.66% 7.68% 7.42%
As % of the Vendors category 12.57% 16.11% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,501 2,089 2,673
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,450 £28,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £67,500
England 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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 14,092 14,938 20,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 45.06% 47.69% 50.02%
Number of salaries quoted 11,167 12,001 17,048
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.56% +5.29%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,850 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in the South East

Cisco
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Cisco in the South East

Cisco
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in the South East over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco in the South East

Cisco
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 February 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
Thames Valley -12 783 £42,500 -15.00% 112
Berkshire -3 535 £45,000 -18.18% 58
Surrey -2 484 £47,500 +23.38% 51
Hampshire -47 278 £40,000 - 66
Buckinghamshire -8 149 £36,000 -20.00% 41
Kent -8 97 £47,500 +7.95% 29
Oxfordshire -34 91 £40,000 -11.11% 13
East Sussex -47 80 £36,000 -10.00% 15
West Sussex -43 33 £31,000 -36.41% 11
Middlesex +2 9 £46,250 -7.50%
M4 Corridor - 6 £42,500 -
Sussex - 5 £20,500 -
Home Counties +9 3 £61,250 +22.50%
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 South East region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 748 (42.24%) Firewall
2 722 (40.77%) Windows
3 650 (36.70%) Cisco Certification
4 623 (35.18%) VMware
5 557 (31.45%) Microsoft
6 513 (28.97%) WAN
7 473 (26.71%) Juniper
8 456 (25.75%) Active Directory
9 438 (24.73%) Windows Server
10 421 (23.77%) CCNP
11 407 (22.98%) LAN
12 406 (22.92%) ITIL
13 367 (20.72%) VPN
14 339 (19.14%) CCNA
15 337 (19.03%) Data Centre
16 326 (18.41%) VMware Infrastructure
17 321 (18.13%) Linux
18 300 (16.94%) F5
19 286 (16.15%) Cisco ASA
20 285 (16.09%) Palo Alto
21 284 (16.04%) CheckPoint
22 282 (15.92%) TCP/IP
23 278 (15.70%) MS Exchange
24 271 (15.30%) HP
25 268 (15.13%) DNS
26 263 (14.85%) Wireless
27 236 (13.33%) MPLS
27 236 (13.33%) VoIP
28 217 (12.25%) Windows Server 2012
29 208 (11.74%) SQL Server

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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
1 278 (15.70%) MS Exchange
2 120 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 80 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 68 (3.84%) IIS
5 42 (2.37%) SharePoint
6 41 (2.32%) Skype for Business
7 40 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 23 (1.30%) Apache
9 11 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (0.51%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.23%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.23%) WordPress
12 3 (0.17%) Confluence
12 3 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.17%) JBoss
12 3 (0.17%) nginx
12 3 (0.17%) Zimbra
13 2 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2000
13 2 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 133 (7.51%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.36%) Microsoft Project
3 21 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 20 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (0.34%) NetSuite
1 6 (0.34%) Postilion
2 4 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.056%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 203 (11.46%) Office 365
2 182 (10.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 138 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
4 49 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
5 38 (2.15%) SaaS
6 13 (0.73%) PaaS
7 12 (0.68%) IaaS
8 7 (0.40%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.23%) Akamai
9 4 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.23%) G Suite
10 3 (0.17%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.17%) Sage Pay
11 2 (0.11%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.056%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.056%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 748 (42.24%) Firewall
2 513 (28.97%) WAN
3 407 (22.98%) LAN
4 367 (20.72%) VPN
5 286 (16.15%) Cisco ASA
6 282 (15.92%) TCP/IP
7 268 (15.13%) DNS
8 263 (14.85%) Wireless
9 236 (13.33%) MPLS
9 236 (13.33%) VoIP
10 206 (11.63%) Network Security
11 190 (10.73%) VLAN
12 183 (10.33%) Cisco Nexus
13 171 (9.66%) DHCP
14 165 (9.32%) OSPF
15 163 (9.20%) BGP
16 140 (7.91%) IPsec
17 131 (7.40%) SAN
18 109 (6.15%) Ethernet
19 105 (5.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (11.74%) SQL Server
2 39 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
3 26 (1.47%) MySQL
4 25 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (0.40%) Hadoop
6 7 (0.40%) MongoDB
7 6 (0.34%) Big Data
7 6 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.23%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.11%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.056%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 37 (2.09%) Subversion
2 34 (1.92%) GCC
2 34 (1.92%) GDB
2 34 (1.92%) Trac
3 9 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (0.28%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.28%) JIRA
5 4 (0.23%) HP UFT
5 4 (0.23%) Selenium
5 4 (0.23%) SpecFlow
5 4 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.17%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.17%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.17%) JUnit
6 3 (0.17%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.17%) Vagrant
General
1 157 (8.87%) Telecoms
2 146 (8.24%) Finance
3 45 (2.54%) Retail
4 40 (2.26%) Marketing
5 28 (1.58%) Advertising
5 28 (1.58%) Financial Institution
6 25 (1.41%) German Language
7 21 (1.19%) Legal
8 20 (1.13%) French Language
9 18 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 14 (0.79%) Digital Economy
11 10 (0.56%) Billing
11 10 (0.56%) Electronics
11 10 (0.56%) Law
12 7 (0.40%) Banking
12 7 (0.40%) Italian Language
13 6 (0.34%) Back Office
13 6 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.28%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 552 (31.17%) Network Engineer
2 268 (15.13%) Support Engineer
3 178 (10.05%) Analyst
4 174 (9.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 146 (8.24%) Cisco Engineer
6 125 (7.06%) Senior Network Engineer
7 115 (6.49%) Architect
8 107 (6.04%) Support Analyst
9 105 (5.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 103 (5.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 90 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
12 85 (4.80%) Consultant
12 85 (4.80%) Security Engineer
13 83 (4.69%) Network Support
14 77 (4.35%) Network Manager
15 72 (4.07%) IT Engineer
16 66 (3.73%) VMware Engineer
17 64 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support
17 64 (3.61%) Administrator
18 62 (3.50%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (1.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 34 (1.92%) STL
2 32 (1.81%) Web Services
3 16 (0.90%) .NET
4 11 (0.62%) 802.1X
4 11 (0.62%) LDAP
5 9 (0.51%) POSIX
6 6 (0.34%) RFC 2547
7 5 (0.28%) CSS
7 5 (0.28%) Django
7 5 (0.28%) HTML
7 5 (0.28%) LAMP
8 4 (0.23%) AngularJS
8 4 (0.23%) BREW
8 4 (0.23%) Node.js
8 4 (0.23%) React
8 4 (0.23%) SAML
8 4 (0.23%) SAP CAF
8 4 (0.23%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 3 (0.17%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 337 (19.03%) Data Centre
2 78 (4.40%) Driving Licence
3 76 (4.29%) Clustering
4 66 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (3.67%) Management Information System
6 40 (2.26%) Enterprise Storage
7 39 (2.20%) Computer Science
8 35 (1.98%) iPhone
9 28 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
10 26 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 25 (1.41%) Private Cloud
12 23 (1.30%) Hedge funds
13 21 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
13 21 (1.19%) Replication
14 20 (1.13%) Client/Server
15 19 (1.07%) Security Operations Centre
16 17 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
17 15 (0.85%) Blackberry
17 15 (0.85%) Virtual Team
18 13 (0.73%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 722 (40.77%) Windows
2 438 (24.73%) Windows Server
3 321 (18.13%) Linux
4 217 (12.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 131 (7.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 95 (5.36%) Windows 7
7 88 (4.97%) Windows 10
8 74 (4.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 70 (3.95%) Unix
10 47 (2.65%) CentOS
11 39 (2.20%) Windows 8
12 30 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (1.07%) Windows 2000
14 18 (1.02%) Solaris
15 14 (0.79%) Ubuntu
16 13 (0.73%) Windows Vista
17 11 (0.62%) Mac OS X
18 10 (0.56%) Android
19 9 (0.51%) Windows XP
20 8 (0.45%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (22.92%) ITIL
2 163 (9.20%) Change Management
3 135 (7.62%) Load Balancing
4 126 (7.11%) Presales
5 96 (5.42%) Network Monitoring
6 94 (5.31%) Network Design
7 90 (5.08%) Project Management
8 86 (4.86%) Network Management
9 82 (4.63%) Capacity Planning
10 75 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
11 73 (4.12%) Service Management
12 70 (3.95%) Incident Management
13 66 (3.73%) Network Architecture
14 65 (3.67%) DevOps
15 64 (3.61%) SIEM
15 64 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
16 59 (3.33%) Capacity Management
17 58 (3.27%) Migration
17 58 (3.27%) Problem Management
17 58 (3.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 179 (10.11%) SQL
2 70 (3.95%) PowerShell
3 66 (3.73%) Python
4 57 (3.22%) Bash Shell
5 52 (2.94%) Perl
6 44 (2.48%) C++
7 29 (1.64%) C
8 20 (1.13%) Java
9 13 (0.73%) PHP
10 10 (0.56%) VBA
11 8 (0.45%) VB
12 6 (0.34%) Ruby
13 5 (0.28%) C#
14 4 (0.23%) Go
14 4 (0.23%) JavaScript
14 4 (0.23%) R
14 4 (0.23%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.17%) VBScript
16 1 (0.056%) Korn
Qualifications
1 650 (36.70%) Cisco Certification
2 421 (23.77%) CCNP
3 339 (19.14%) CCNA
4 132 (7.45%) Security Cleared
5 130 (7.34%) CCIE
6 110 (6.21%) Degree
7 109 (6.15%) SC Cleared
8 108 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 82 (4.63%) CCDP
10 80 (4.52%) MCSE
11 70 (3.95%) CISSP
12 62 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
13 51 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 50 (2.82%) MCSA
15 40 (2.26%) JNCIP
16 39 (2.20%) CCSE
17 34 (1.92%) CCSA
17 34 (1.92%) Network+ Certification
18 33 (1.86%) A+ Certification
18 33 (1.86%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (7.57%) SLA
2 39 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (2.03%) QA
4 21 (1.19%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (0.51%) GDPR
7 6 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.28%) PA-DSS
9 4 (0.23%) FIPS 140-2
9 4 (0.23%) PMO
10 2 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.11%) RMADS
11 1 (0.056%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.056%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 456 (25.75%) Active Directory
2 326 (18.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 165 (9.32%) Hyper-V
4 95 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
5 81 (4.57%) vSphere
6 22 (1.24%) NFS
6 22 (1.24%) VMware NSX
7 19 (1.07%) XenApp
8 15 (0.85%) vCloud
9 12 (0.68%) XenDesktop
10 11 (0.62%) Firmware
10 11 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
11 10 (0.56%) FreeRADIUS
11 10 (0.56%) KVM
11 10 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (0.51%) Docker
12 9 (0.51%) XenServer
13 8 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (0.45%) pfSense
14 7 (0.40%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 107 (6.04%) SCCM
2 61 (3.44%) Backup Exec
3 57 (3.22%) vCenter Server
4 55 (3.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 39 (2.20%) Cisco Prime
6 34 (1.92%) FortiGate
7 33 (1.86%) Cisco CUCM
8 32 (1.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 32 (1.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 29 (1.64%) Nagios
10 28 (1.58%) SCOM
11 27 (1.52%) Cisco UCCX
12 26 (1.47%) Puppet
13 22 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
13 22 (1.24%) QRadar
14 18 (1.02%) Ansible
15 14 (0.79%) SCVMM
16 13 (0.73%) WSUS
17 11 (0.62%) Cisco CME
18 10 (0.56%) Cacti
Vendors
1 623 (35.18%) VMware
2 557 (31.45%) Microsoft
3 473 (26.71%) Juniper
4 300 (16.94%) F5
5 285 (16.09%) Palo Alto
6 284 (16.04%) CheckPoint
7 271 (15.30%) HP
8 157 (8.87%) Citrix
9 156 (8.81%) SolarWinds
10 109 (6.15%) Dell
11 98 (5.53%) NetApp
12 89 (5.03%) Blue Coat
13 85 (4.80%) Aruba
14 83 (4.69%) Symantec
15 73 (4.12%) Fortinet
15 73 (4.12%) Meraki
16 69 (3.90%) Forcepoint
17 64 (3.61%) Brocade
18 55 (3.11%) Google
19 53 (2.99%) Apple