Period
to 26 January 2020

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 26 January 2020 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
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 50 64 47
Rank change year-on-year +14 -17 -24
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 1,175 1,155 1,768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.14% 4.33% 5.67%
As % of the Vendors category 12.30% 10.38% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 904 935 1,498
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,850 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,875 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 9,549 11,129 13,899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.76% 41.76% 44.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7,352 8,764 10,928
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 26 January 2020.

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 26 January 2020. 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
Hampshire +24 384 £40,000 - 52
Thames Valley +12 353 £55,000 +22.22% 92
Surrey +17 277 £50,000 +17.65% 35
Berkshire +4 218 £55,000 +15.79% 51
Buckinghamshire +13 101 £55,000 +27.91% 28
West Sussex -38 67 £52,500 - 13
Kent +13 36 £36,500 - 10
East Sussex -22 36 £53,250 -7.39% 2
Oxfordshire +25 34 £57,500 +35.29% 13
Middlesex -2 4 £60,000 +9.09% 1
M4 Corridor +3 3 - -
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2020, 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.

1 571 (48.60%) Cisco Certification
2 552 (46.98%) Firewall
3 406 (34.55%) Windows
4 392 (33.36%) CCNP
5 353 (30.04%) VMware
6 349 (29.70%) Microsoft
7 321 (27.32%) Juniper
8 312 (26.55%) CCNA
9 311 (26.47%) WAN
10 274 (23.32%) Azure
11 262 (22.30%) LAN
12 257 (21.87%) Windows Server
13 244 (20.77%) Data Centre
13 244 (20.77%) BGP
14 218 (18.55%) ITIL
15 215 (18.30%) VMware Infrastructure
16 212 (18.04%) OSPF
17 208 (17.70%) VPN
18 194 (16.51%) Linux
19 186 (15.83%) Active Directory
20 181 (15.40%) DNS
21 180 (15.32%) Office 365
22 176 (14.98%) Cisco ASA
23 169 (14.38%) MPLS
24 164 (13.96%) Wireless
25 163 (13.87%) TCP/IP
25 163 (13.87%) Security Cleared
26 160 (13.62%) Network Security
27 149 (12.68%) HP
27 149 (12.68%) CheckPoint

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 99 (8.43%) MS Exchange
2 28 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 27 (2.30%) SharePoint
4 26 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (1.96%) IIS
6 19 (1.62%) Skype for Business
7 12 (1.02%) Apache
7 12 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (0.51%) GlassFish
8 6 (0.51%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.085%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.085%) nginx
10 1 (0.085%) SAS
Applications
1 51 (4.34%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.17%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 274 (23.32%) Azure
2 180 (15.32%) Office 365
3 119 (10.13%) AWS
4 39 (3.32%) SaaS
5 30 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (2.04%) PaaS
7 23 (1.96%) IaaS
8 15 (1.28%) Akamai
9 12 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (0.60%) OneDrive
11 5 (0.43%) GitHub
12 3 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.26%) GCP
12 3 (0.26%) Power Platform
12 3 (0.26%) Slack
13 2 (0.17%) Serverless
14 1 (0.085%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.085%) Google Drive
14 1 (0.085%) Mimecast
14 1 (0.085%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 552 (46.98%) Firewall
2 311 (26.47%) WAN
3 262 (22.30%) LAN
4 244 (20.77%) BGP
5 212 (18.04%) OSPF
6 208 (17.70%) VPN
7 181 (15.40%) DNS
8 176 (14.98%) Cisco ASA
9 169 (14.38%) MPLS
10 164 (13.96%) Wireless
11 163 (13.87%) TCP/IP
12 160 (13.62%) Network Security
13 123 (10.47%) DHCP
14 109 (9.28%) SAN
15 100 (8.51%) VoIP
16 99 (8.43%) IPsec
17 90 (7.66%) Cisco Nexus
18 88 (7.49%) Internet
19 71 (6.04%) VLAN
20 65 (5.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.62%) MySQL
3 6 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (0.43%) Big Data
4 5 (0.43%) Geospatial Data
4 5 (0.43%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.34%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.17%) Power BI
7 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.085%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.085%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.085%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (0.94%) JIRA
2 10 (0.85%) Git (software)
3 8 (0.68%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (0.51%) Bugzilla
5 6 (0.51%) CruiseControl
5 6 (0.51%) Selenium
6 5 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.43%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.34%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.34%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.085%) WinDbg
General
1 104 (8.85%) Finance
2 77 (6.55%) Telecoms
3 47 (4.00%) Public Sector
4 25 (2.13%) Banking
5 23 (1.96%) Retail
6 19 (1.62%) Aerospace
7 15 (1.28%) Legal
8 13 (1.11%) Military
9 12 (1.02%) Games
9 12 (1.02%) German Language
9 12 (1.02%) Italian Language
10 10 (0.85%) Law
11 9 (0.77%) Electronics
12 8 (0.68%) Local Government
12 8 (0.68%) Marketing
13 5 (0.43%) Back Office
13 5 (0.43%) Dutch Language
13 5 (0.43%) French Language
13 5 (0.43%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 438 (37.28%) Network Engineer
2 118 (10.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 106 (9.02%) Support Engineer
4 98 (8.34%) Architect
5 96 (8.17%) Cisco Engineer
6 93 (7.91%) Senior Network Engineer
7 73 (6.21%) IT Engineer
8 68 (5.79%) Analyst
9 60 (5.11%) Network Architect
10 56 (4.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 56 (4.77%) Security Engineer
11 51 (4.34%) Consultant
12 50 (4.26%) NOC Engineer
13 47 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
14 37 (3.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 37 (3.15%) IP Engineer
14 37 (3.15%) Juniper Engineer
15 35 (2.98%) Network Support
16 34 (2.89%) Systems Engineer
17 32 (2.72%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (1.53%) LDAP
2 17 (1.45%) 802.1X
3 8 (0.68%) XMPP
4 7 (0.60%) Regular Expression
5 6 (0.51%) LAMP
6 4 (0.34%) JSON
6 4 (0.34%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (0.34%) SAML
7 2 (0.17%) CSS
7 2 (0.17%) Middleware
7 2 (0.17%) ModSecurity
7 2 (0.17%) Web Services
8 1 (0.085%) .NET
8 1 (0.085%) Ajax
8 1 (0.085%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.085%) COM+
8 1 (0.085%) HTML
8 1 (0.085%) MAPI
8 1 (0.085%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.085%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 244 (20.77%) Data Centre
2 88 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (7.40%) Management Information System
4 48 (4.09%) Self-Motivation
5 35 (2.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 30 (2.55%) Hybrid Cloud
7 26 (2.21%) Driving Licence
7 26 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
8 25 (2.13%) Clustering
9 23 (1.96%) Public Cloud
10 21 (1.79%) Replication
11 19 (1.62%) PKI
12 16 (1.36%) DataPower
12 16 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (1.19%) Private Cloud
14 11 (0.94%) Client/Server
14 11 (0.94%) NHS
14 11 (0.94%) VxBlock/Vblock
15 10 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
16 9 (0.77%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 406 (34.55%) Windows
2 257 (21.87%) Windows Server
3 194 (16.51%) Linux
4 94 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 74 (6.30%) Unix
6 62 (5.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 60 (5.11%) Windows 10
8 32 (2.72%) Windows 7
9 14 (1.19%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.77%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.51%) CentOS
13 5 (0.43%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.34%) VMS
15 3 (0.26%) Android
15 3 (0.26%) Debian
15 3 (0.26%) Solaris
15 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.17%) Fedora
16 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (18.55%) ITIL
2 146 (12.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 141 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
4 110 (9.36%) Load Balancing
5 88 (7.49%) Presales
6 83 (7.06%) Network Design
7 69 (5.87%) Migration
8 66 (5.62%) Network Monitoring
9 56 (4.77%) Mentoring
9 56 (4.77%) Network Management
10 54 (4.60%) Project Management
11 51 (4.34%) Agile Software Development
12 50 (4.26%) Incident Management
13 47 (4.00%) Computer Science
13 47 (4.00%) Information Security
14 46 (3.91%) Configuration Management
14 46 (3.91%) Disaster Recovery
15 45 (3.83%) Change Management
15 45 (3.83%) DevOps
16 44 (3.74%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (8.85%) PowerShell
2 71 (6.04%) SQL
3 50 (4.26%) Python
4 26 (2.21%) C
5 24 (2.04%) Perl
6 23 (1.96%) Bash Shell
7 19 (1.62%) Shell Script
8 12 (1.02%) C++
9 10 (0.85%) C#
10 9 (0.77%) PHP
11 8 (0.68%) Ruby
12 7 (0.60%) Java
13 5 (0.43%) Ada
13 5 (0.43%) JavaScript
14 4 (0.34%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.17%) Go
15 2 (0.17%) VB
15 2 (0.17%) VBScript
16 1 (0.085%) R
Qualifications
1 571 (48.60%) Cisco Certification
2 392 (33.36%) CCNP
3 312 (26.55%) CCNA
4 163 (13.87%) Security Cleared
5 101 (8.60%) Degree
6 99 (8.43%) SC Cleared
7 87 (7.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 77 (6.55%) CCIE
9 76 (6.47%) JNCIS
10 72 (6.13%) MCSE
11 61 (5.19%) JNCIA
12 50 (4.26%) CCDP
13 44 (3.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 39 (3.32%) CISSP
15 38 (3.23%) DV Cleared
16 37 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
17 36 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
18 30 (2.55%) JNCIP
19 23 (1.96%) CCSP
20 21 (1.79%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (7.91%) SLA
2 15 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.11%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.68%) QA
5 5 (0.43%) NIST
6 4 (0.34%) NCSC
7 3 (0.26%) PMO
7 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.17%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.17%) RMADS
9 1 (0.085%) BS7799
9 1 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.085%) GDPR
9 1 (0.085%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.085%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 215 (18.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 186 (15.83%) Active Directory
3 107 (9.11%) Hyper-V
4 38 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
5 32 (2.72%) VMware NSX
6 31 (2.64%) vSphere
7 27 (2.30%) XenApp
8 25 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
9 20 (1.70%) Docker
9 20 (1.70%) XenDesktop
10 19 (1.62%) Firmware
11 14 (1.19%) NFS
12 11 (0.94%) vCloud
13 9 (0.77%) VMware Server
14 8 (0.68%) Terminal Services
14 8 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
15 7 (0.60%) KVM
16 6 (0.51%) iptables
16 6 (0.51%) QEMU
16 6 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 74 (6.30%) SCCM
2 51 (4.34%) Cisco CUCM
3 42 (3.57%) Ansible
4 30 (2.55%) Cisco UCCX
5 29 (2.47%) SCOM
6 21 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
7 20 (1.70%) FortiGate
7 20 (1.70%) vCenter Server
8 17 (1.45%) Cisco Prime
8 17 (1.45%) Kubernetes
8 17 (1.45%) Puppet
8 17 (1.45%) SolarWinds Orion
9 15 (1.28%) Terraform
9 15 (1.28%) WSUS
10 12 (1.02%) Backup Exec
10 12 (1.02%) BMC PATROL
10 12 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
11 10 (0.85%) QRadar
12 9 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
13 8 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 353 (30.04%) VMware
2 349 (29.70%) Microsoft
3 321 (27.32%) Juniper
4 149 (12.68%) CheckPoint
4 149 (12.68%) HP
5 143 (12.17%) Palo Alto
6 137 (11.66%) Citrix
7 125 (10.64%) Meraki
8 104 (8.85%) SolarWinds
9 103 (8.77%) F5
10 88 (7.49%) NetApp
11 86 (7.32%) Dell
12 73 (6.21%) Brocade
13 52 (4.43%) Fortinet
14 49 (4.17%) Aruba
15 38 (3.23%) EMC
15 38 (3.23%) IBM
15 38 (3.23%) Splunk
16 33 (2.81%) Huawei
17 28 (2.38%) Nokia