Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 40 25
Rank change year-on-year -25 -15 +3
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 1,293 1,779 2,963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.36% 6.11% 8.03%
As % of the Vendors category 9.86% 13.14% 16.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,092 1,569 2,551
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 13,108 13,536 17,733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 44.23% 46.49% 48.06%
Number of salaries quoted 10,447 10,934 14,543
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -30 524 £52,500 +14.13% 59
Berkshire -20 363 £57,000 +20.00% 42
Surrey -9 286 £45,000 - 22
Hampshire -22 284 £45,000 +12.50% 38
Buckinghamshire +6 112 £37,500 +5.63% 11
Kent -11 75 £42,500 -1.16% 7
East Sussex -30 60 £45,000 +7.14% 4
Oxfordshire -74 51 £47,500 +5.56% 6
West Sussex +2 49 £57,000 +62.86% 11
Sussex -1 9 £27,500 -54.17%
Middlesex +12 8 £65,000 +52.94% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £62,500 -
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 559 (43.23%) Firewall
2 520 (40.22%) Cisco Certification
3 472 (36.50%) VMware
4 432 (33.41%) Windows
5 342 (26.45%) CCNP
6 340 (26.30%) Microsoft
7 331 (25.60%) WAN
8 308 (23.82%) Juniper
9 302 (23.36%) LAN
10 300 (23.20%) Active Directory
11 297 (22.97%) CCNA
12 294 (22.74%) VMware Infrastructure
13 287 (22.20%) ITIL
14 282 (21.81%) VPN
15 277 (21.42%) Data Centre
16 271 (20.96%) Cisco ASA
17 264 (20.42%) Windows Server
18 236 (18.25%) HP
19 232 (17.94%) CheckPoint
20 229 (17.71%) Microsoft Azure
21 197 (15.24%) Wireless
21 197 (15.24%) Linux
22 194 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 193 (14.93%) DNS
24 182 (14.08%) MPLS
25 181 (14.00%) Network Security
25 181 (14.00%) Palo Alto
26 176 (13.61%) F5
27 160 (12.37%) Office 365
28 158 (12.22%) Amazon AWS

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
1 137 (10.60%) MS Exchange
2 54 (4.18%) IIS
3 44 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 39 (3.02%) SharePoint
5 33 (2.55%) Skype for Business
6 30 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (0.85%) JBoss
8 10 (0.77%) OpenStack
8 10 (0.77%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.62%) Apache
10 6 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.46%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.23%) Confluence
12 2 (0.15%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.15%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.15%) Zimbra
13 1 (0.077%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 99 (7.66%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (3.02%) MS Visio
3 18 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.31%) Workfront
3 3 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.15%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 229 (17.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 160 (12.37%) Office 365
3 158 (12.22%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
4 36 (2.78%) IaaS
5 19 (1.47%) SaaS
6 16 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 15 (1.16%) PaaS
8 10 (0.77%) Akamai
8 10 (0.77%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
10 5 (0.39%) GitHub
11 3 (0.23%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.077%) G Suite
13 1 (0.077%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.077%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 559 (43.23%) Firewall
2 331 (25.60%) WAN
3 302 (23.36%) LAN
4 282 (21.81%) VPN
5 271 (20.96%) Cisco ASA
6 197 (15.24%) Wireless
7 193 (14.93%) DNS
8 182 (14.08%) MPLS
9 181 (14.00%) Network Security
10 147 (11.37%) BGP
11 145 (11.21%) VLAN
12 133 (10.29%) DHCP
13 121 (9.36%) VoIP
14 117 (9.05%) OSPF
15 112 (8.66%) Cisco Nexus
16 108 (8.35%) TCP/IP
17 107 (8.28%) SAN
18 97 (7.50%) WLAN
19 78 (6.03%) Wi-Fi
20 76 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.31%) MySQL
3 6 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.39%) RDBMS
4 5 (0.39%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.31%) Power BI
5 4 (0.31%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (0.23%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.15%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.15%) MS Access
7 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.077%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.077%) Big Data
8 1 (0.077%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.077%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (0.31%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (0.23%) Bitbucket
3 3 (0.23%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.23%) JIRA
3 3 (0.23%) Subversion
4 2 (0.15%) SonarQube
4 2 (0.15%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.15%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.077%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.077%) GCC
5 1 (0.077%) GDB
5 1 (0.077%) JUnit
5 1 (0.077%) Trac
5 1 (0.077%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 130 (10.05%) Finance
2 88 (6.81%) Telecoms
3 64 (4.95%) Retail
4 25 (1.93%) Banking
5 24 (1.86%) Back Office
6 17 (1.31%) German Language
6 17 (1.31%) Italian Language
7 12 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 11 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 9 (0.70%) Marketing
10 8 (0.62%) French Language
10 8 (0.62%) Portuguese Language
10 8 (0.62%) Spanish Language
11 7 (0.54%) Legal
12 6 (0.46%) Law
13 5 (0.39%) Electronics
14 4 (0.31%) Dutch Language
14 4 (0.31%) Local Government
14 4 (0.31%) Turkish Language
15 3 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 397 (30.70%) Network Engineer
2 151 (11.68%) Analyst
3 146 (11.29%) Architect
4 136 (10.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 106 (8.20%) Cisco Engineer
6 85 (6.57%) Support Engineer
7 83 (6.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 78 (6.03%) Solutions Architect
9 68 (5.26%) Consultant
9 68 (5.26%) IT Engineer
10 65 (5.03%) Security Engineer
11 64 (4.95%) Support Analyst
12 63 (4.87%) Senior Network Engineer
13 54 (4.18%) Network Security Engineer
14 53 (4.10%) Security Architect
15 50 (3.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 46 (3.56%) Network Architect
16 46 (3.56%) NOC Engineer
17 45 (3.48%) 2nd Line Support
18 43 (3.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (1.24%) .NET
2 15 (1.16%) LDAP
3 12 (0.93%) Middleware
4 10 (0.77%) .NET Framework
4 10 (0.77%) 802.1X
4 10 (0.77%) CSS
5 7 (0.54%) LAMP
6 6 (0.46%) Web Services
7 5 (0.39%) MAPI
8 4 (0.31%) COM
9 3 (0.23%) SAML
10 2 (0.15%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (0.15%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (0.15%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (0.077%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 1 (0.077%) jQuery
11 1 (0.077%) JSON
11 1 (0.077%) libvirt
11 1 (0.077%) RESTful
11 1 (0.077%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 277 (21.42%) Data Centre
2 97 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (3.94%) Self-Motivation
4 44 (3.40%) Management Information System
5 41 (3.17%) Driving Licence
5 41 (3.17%) Replication
6 38 (2.94%) Public Cloud
7 36 (2.78%) Private Cloud
8 30 (2.32%) Video Conferencing
9 21 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
10 20 (1.55%) Computer Science
10 20 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 19 (1.47%) FlexPod
12 17 (1.31%) EMC VNX
12 17 (1.31%) PMI
13 16 (1.24%) Clustering
13 16 (1.24%) NHS
14 13 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
14 13 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
14 13 (1.01%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 432 (33.41%) Windows
2 264 (20.42%) Windows Server
3 197 (15.24%) Linux
4 92 (7.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 88 (6.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (3.56%) Windows 10
7 45 (3.48%) Windows 7
8 32 (2.47%) Unix
9 25 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (1.62%) Windows 8
11 20 (1.55%) CentOS
12 14 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (1.01%) FreeBSD
13 13 (1.01%) Solaris
14 7 (0.54%) Debian
14 7 (0.54%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.54%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.46%) VMS
15 6 (0.46%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (22.20%) ITIL
2 194 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 138 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
4 128 (9.90%) Presales
5 112 (8.66%) Network Design
6 107 (8.28%) Load Balancing
7 79 (6.11%) Project Management
8 71 (5.49%) Network Monitoring
9 67 (5.18%) Problem Management
10 65 (5.03%) Incident Management
10 65 (5.03%) ITIL V3
11 61 (4.72%) Cybersecurity
12 58 (4.49%) Change Management
13 56 (4.33%) SIEM
14 55 (4.25%) Agile Software Development
14 55 (4.25%) Service Delivery
14 55 (4.25%) Service Management
15 51 (3.94%) Continuous Improvement
16 45 (3.48%) Capacity Management
17 44 (3.40%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (6.19%) SQL
2 57 (4.41%) PowerShell
3 30 (2.32%) Python
4 24 (1.86%) C
5 15 (1.16%) Perl
6 14 (1.08%) Bash Shell
7 5 (0.39%) Java
7 5 (0.39%) VBA
8 3 (0.23%) PHP
8 3 (0.23%) Ruby
9 2 (0.15%) VBScript
10 1 (0.077%) C++
10 1 (0.077%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.077%) VB
Qualifications
1 520 (40.22%) Cisco Certification
2 342 (26.45%) CCNP
3 297 (22.97%) CCNA
4 136 (10.52%) Security Cleared
5 125 (9.67%) CCIE
6 99 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 99 (7.66%) SC Cleared
7 79 (6.11%) MCSE
8 72 (5.57%) Degree
9 61 (4.72%) CCDP
10 56 (4.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 48 (3.71%) CISSP
12 47 (3.63%) ITIL Certification
13 27 (2.09%) JNCIP
14 25 (1.93%) CISM
14 25 (1.93%) EMC Certification
15 21 (1.62%) CCSE
15 21 (1.62%) CCSP
15 21 (1.62%) JNCIE
15 21 (1.62%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (8.04%) SLA
2 42 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (2.40%) Cyber Essentials
4 30 (2.32%) GDPR
5 20 (1.55%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.85%) GPG13
7 10 (0.77%) COBIT
7 10 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 10 (0.77%) PMO
8 8 (0.62%) QA
9 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.31%) PMBOK
9 4 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
11 2 (0.15%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.15%) ISO 31000
11 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (0.15%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 300 (23.20%) Active Directory
2 294 (22.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (7.35%) Hyper-V
4 77 (5.96%) vSphere
5 37 (2.86%) VMware NSX
6 34 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (2.09%) Virtual Servers
8 24 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
9 22 (1.70%) XenApp
10 21 (1.62%) XenDesktop
11 17 (1.31%) vCloud
12 16 (1.24%) ProxySG
13 8 (0.62%) Docker
13 8 (0.62%) XenServer
14 6 (0.46%) KVM
15 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.39%) Terminal Services
16 4 (0.31%) DFS Replication
16 4 (0.31%) pfSense
17 3 (0.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 82 (6.34%) SCCM
2 36 (2.78%) Backup Exec
3 28 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 28 (2.17%) SCOM
4 26 (2.01%) Cisco Prime
5 23 (1.78%) Cisco IPCC
6 21 (1.62%) vMotion
7 18 (1.39%) Ansible
7 18 (1.39%) EMC VPLEX
8 17 (1.31%) Nagios
9 16 (1.24%) FortiGate
10 15 (1.16%) QRadar
10 15 (1.16%) vRealize
11 14 (1.08%) SCVMM
12 13 (1.01%) CASB
12 13 (1.01%) SCSM
13 11 (0.85%) Nessus
13 11 (0.85%) vCenter Server
14 10 (0.77%) Cisco CME
14 10 (0.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 472 (36.50%) VMware
2 340 (26.30%) Microsoft
3 308 (23.82%) Juniper
4 236 (18.25%) HP
5 232 (17.94%) CheckPoint
6 181 (14.00%) Palo Alto
7 176 (13.61%) F5
8 147 (11.37%) SolarWinds
9 125 (9.67%) Citrix
10 100 (7.73%) Aruba
11 80 (6.19%) Fortinet
12 77 (5.96%) Dell
13 73 (5.65%) Riverbed
14 70 (5.41%) EMC
15 66 (5.10%) NetApp
16 64 (4.95%) Zscaler
17 53 (4.10%) Meraki
18 52 (4.02%) Blue Coat
18 52 (4.02%) Google
19 47 (3.63%) Avaya