Period
to 21 July 2019

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 July 2019 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 60 35
Rank change year-on-year +17 -25 -8
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 1,440 1,395 1,938
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.43% 4.58% 6.48%
As % of the Vendors category 13.02% 10.47% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,109 1,167 1,703
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.11% +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 11,059 13,324 13,932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.67% 43.73% 46.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8,715 10,590 11,335
South East median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019. 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 -2 452 £45,000 -10.00% 95
Hampshire +25 399 £42,000 -6.67% 74
Surrey +13 320 £47,500 +10.47% 50
Berkshire -17 290 £45,000 -16.67% 57
West Sussex +68 144 £54,500 - 19
Buckinghamshire +3 101 £46,000 +22.67% 15
Kent -1 69 £48,750 +8.33% 22
Oxfordshire +53 58 £45,000 +12.50% 23
East Sussex -30 21 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Middlesex +8 12 £44,000 -32.31%
M4 Corridor - 5 - -
Home Counties - 1 £30,000 -
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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.

1 726 (50.42%) Cisco Certification
2 656 (45.56%) Firewall
3 486 (33.75%) Windows
4 471 (32.71%) CCNP
4 471 (32.71%) VMware
5 446 (30.97%) Microsoft
6 384 (26.67%) WAN
7 346 (24.03%) Data Centre
8 331 (22.99%) CCNA
9 326 (22.64%) LAN
10 323 (22.43%) Juniper
11 319 (22.15%) ITIL
12 285 (19.79%) VPN
12 285 (19.79%) Cisco ASA
13 279 (19.38%) Windows Server
14 278 (19.31%) Microsoft Azure
14 278 (19.31%) Linux
15 269 (18.68%) VMware Infrastructure
16 266 (18.47%) Active Directory
17 231 (16.04%) Network Security
18 230 (15.97%) Office 365
19 225 (15.63%) TCP/IP
19 225 (15.63%) Wireless
20 219 (15.21%) Palo Alto
21 218 (15.14%) Problem-Solving
22 211 (14.65%) CheckPoint
23 203 (14.10%) DNS
24 200 (13.89%) BGP
25 196 (13.61%) MPLS
26 195 (13.54%) HP

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
1 133 (9.24%) MS Exchange
2 67 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 63 (4.38%) Skype for Business
4 46 (3.19%) IIS
4 46 (3.19%) SharePoint
5 35 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (0.90%) CMS
7 11 (0.76%) IBM Domino
8 7 (0.49%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (0.42%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.14%) Confluence
11 2 (0.14%) Smallworld
12 1 (0.069%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.069%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 93 (6.46%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 20 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.069%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.069%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.28%) Cisco SocialMiner
3 2 (0.14%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.14%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.069%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 278 (19.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 230 (15.97%) Office 365
3 183 (12.71%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (2.22%) IaaS
5 26 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 24 (1.67%) SaaS
7 19 (1.32%) PaaS
8 15 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
9 12 (0.83%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 8 (0.56%) OneDrive
11 5 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.28%) G Suite
12 4 (0.28%) GitHub
13 1 (0.069%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 656 (45.56%) Firewall
2 384 (26.67%) WAN
3 326 (22.64%) LAN
4 285 (19.79%) Cisco ASA
4 285 (19.79%) VPN
5 231 (16.04%) Network Security
6 225 (15.63%) TCP/IP
6 225 (15.63%) Wireless
7 203 (14.10%) DNS
8 200 (13.89%) BGP
9 196 (13.61%) MPLS
10 173 (12.01%) OSPF
11 153 (10.63%) Cisco Nexus
12 150 (10.42%) VoIP
13 146 (10.14%) DHCP
14 107 (7.43%) SAN
14 107 (7.43%) VLAN
15 84 (5.83%) HSRP
16 80 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
17 77 (5.35%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 26 (1.81%) MySQL
3 12 (0.83%) Relational Database
4 9 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (0.42%) Oracle Database
7 6 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.35%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.28%) dBASE
10 3 (0.21%) Big Data
10 3 (0.21%) DB2
10 3 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.21%) SQL Server 2017
11 2 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.069%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 28 (1.94%) Visual Studio
2 19 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 12 (0.83%) JIRA
3 12 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 9 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (0.49%) SonarQube
6 6 (0.42%) GCC
6 6 (0.42%) GDB
6 6 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (0.42%) Subversion
6 6 (0.42%) TeamCity
6 6 (0.42%) Trac
7 4 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.28%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.28%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.14%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.14%) MSI
9 1 (0.069%) Bugzilla
General
1 123 (8.54%) Telecoms
2 62 (4.31%) Finance
3 60 (4.17%) Banking
4 38 (2.64%) Retail
5 37 (2.57%) German Language
6 36 (2.50%) Italian Language
7 35 (2.43%) Electronics
8 31 (2.15%) Aerospace
9 22 (1.53%) Manufacturing
10 20 (1.39%) Law
11 19 (1.32%) Back Office
12 18 (1.25%) Advertising
12 18 (1.25%) Marketing
13 15 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.56%) Military
15 7 (0.49%) Legal
16 4 (0.28%) Games
17 3 (0.21%) French Language
18 1 (0.069%) Korean Language
18 1 (0.069%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 469 (32.57%) Network Engineer
2 142 (9.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 135 (9.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 129 (8.96%) Consultant
5 128 (8.89%) Support Engineer
6 114 (7.92%) Analyst
7 113 (7.85%) Architect
8 96 (6.67%) IT Engineer
9 92 (6.39%) Security Engineer
10 84 (5.83%) Senior Network Engineer
11 83 (5.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 71 (4.93%) Network Security Engineer
13 67 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
14 64 (4.44%) NOC Engineer
15 51 (3.54%) 2nd Line Support
16 48 (3.33%) IT Support
17 46 (3.19%) Network Architect
18 45 (3.13%) Network Consultant
18 45 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
18 45 (3.13%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (2.08%) Web Services
2 20 (1.39%) .NET
3 17 (1.18%) LDAP
4 14 (0.97%) 802.1X
5 9 (0.63%) HTML
6 8 (0.56%) .NET Framework
6 8 (0.56%) jQuery
6 8 (0.56%) Node.js
7 7 (0.49%) Entity Framework
8 6 (0.42%) .NET Core
8 6 (0.42%) OpenEmbedded
8 6 (0.42%) STL
8 6 (0.42%) Yocto
9 5 (0.35%) LINQ
9 5 (0.35%) Web Services Management
10 4 (0.28%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (0.28%) XMPP
11 3 (0.21%) CSS
11 3 (0.21%) JSON
11 3 (0.21%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 346 (24.03%) Data Centre
2 96 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 85 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
5 54 (3.75%) Public Cloud
6 44 (3.06%) Driving Licence
7 41 (2.85%) Video Conferencing
8 24 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
9 21 (1.46%) Replication
10 18 (1.25%) Clustering
10 18 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 18 (1.25%) e-Learning
11 17 (1.18%) EMC VMAX
11 17 (1.18%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 16 (1.11%) Virtual Team
13 14 (0.97%) BBC
14 13 (0.90%) Fat Client
14 13 (0.90%) Thin Client
15 11 (0.76%) Private Cloud
15 11 (0.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 486 (33.75%) Windows
2 279 (19.38%) Windows Server
3 278 (19.31%) Linux
4 115 (7.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 107 (7.43%) Windows 10
6 78 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 61 (4.24%) Windows 7
8 59 (4.10%) Unix
9 48 (3.33%) CentOS
10 28 (1.94%) Debian
11 22 (1.53%) Android
12 18 (1.25%) Windows 8
13 17 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (1.18%) Ubuntu
14 15 (1.04%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.76%) Mac OS
15 11 (0.76%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.49%) Solaris
17 6 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
17 6 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (22.15%) ITIL
2 218 (15.14%) Problem-Solving
3 186 (12.92%) Presales
4 171 (11.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 127 (8.82%) Load Balancing
6 82 (5.69%) Incident Management
7 78 (5.42%) Service Delivery
8 77 (5.35%) Information Security
9 71 (4.93%) Network Design
10 70 (4.86%) Network Monitoring
11 69 (4.79%) Change Management
12 68 (4.72%) Mentoring
13 65 (4.51%) Business Continuity
13 65 (4.51%) Disaster Recovery
13 65 (4.51%) Migration
14 63 (4.38%) Project Management
15 56 (3.89%) Service Management
16 55 (3.82%) High Availability
17 47 (3.26%) Cybersecurity
18 46 (3.19%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 127 (8.82%) PowerShell
2 84 (5.83%) SQL
3 33 (2.29%) C#
4 29 (2.01%) C++
5 28 (1.94%) Python
6 20 (1.39%) C
7 14 (0.97%) Java
8 12 (0.83%) JavaScript
9 11 (0.76%) Ruby
10 10 (0.69%) PHP
11 9 (0.63%) Bash Shell
11 9 (0.63%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.42%) R
13 3 (0.21%) Perl
14 2 (0.14%) Go
14 2 (0.14%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.14%) VB
15 1 (0.069%) Lua
15 1 (0.069%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.069%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 726 (50.42%) Cisco Certification
2 471 (32.71%) CCNP
3 331 (22.99%) CCNA
4 179 (12.43%) Security Cleared
5 170 (11.81%) CCIE
6 153 (10.63%) Degree
7 128 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 127 (8.82%) SC Cleared
9 104 (7.22%) MCSE
10 81 (5.63%) JNCIS
11 70 (4.86%) CISSP
12 55 (3.82%) JNCIP
13 54 (3.75%) CCDP
14 52 (3.61%) JNCIA
15 50 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
16 47 (3.26%) MCSA
17 34 (2.36%) CCSE
17 34 (2.36%) JNCIE
17 34 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 33 (2.29%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (9.44%) SLA
2 82 (5.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (2.78%) GDPR
4 38 (2.64%) PCI DSS
5 37 (2.57%) ISO 9001
6 29 (2.01%) ISO 22301
7 28 (1.94%) PMO
8 27 (1.88%) Cyber Essentials
9 24 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 9 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (0.56%) NIST
12 7 (0.49%) ISAE 3402
12 7 (0.49%) ISO 31000
12 7 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 6 (0.42%) GPG13
14 5 (0.35%) QA
15 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
15 3 (0.21%) ISO 14001
15 3 (0.21%) RMADS
16 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 269 (18.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 266 (18.47%) Active Directory
3 157 (10.90%) Hyper-V
4 60 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
5 51 (3.54%) vSphere
6 43 (2.99%) VMware NSX
7 27 (1.88%) vCloud
8 24 (1.67%) Terminal Server
9 19 (1.32%) XenDesktop
10 18 (1.25%) Firmware
10 18 (1.25%) XenApp
11 16 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
12 12 (0.83%) DFS Replication
12 12 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (0.56%) Docker
14 7 (0.49%) ISA Server
14 7 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 4 (0.28%) iptables
17 3 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 105 (7.29%) SCCM
2 76 (5.28%) Cisco CUCM
3 54 (3.75%) Nagios
4 39 (2.71%) SCVMM
5 35 (2.43%) vCenter Server
6 34 (2.36%) SCOM
7 28 (1.94%) WSUS
8 27 (1.88%) Ansible
9 26 (1.81%) Cisco Prime
10 25 (1.74%) Microsoft Intune
11 17 (1.18%) FortiGate
11 17 (1.18%) Puppet
12 15 (1.04%) AirWatch
12 15 (1.04%) Backup Exec
12 15 (1.04%) Nessus
13 12 (0.83%) IBM Guardium
13 12 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 11 (0.76%) Perfmon
15 9 (0.63%) Cacti
16 8 (0.56%) SCSM
Vendors
1 471 (32.71%) VMware
2 446 (30.97%) Microsoft
3 323 (22.43%) Juniper
4 219 (15.21%) Palo Alto
5 211 (14.65%) CheckPoint
6 195 (13.54%) HP
7 178 (12.36%) Citrix
8 172 (11.94%) Dell
9 127 (8.82%) NetApp
10 126 (8.75%) F5
11 124 (8.61%) SolarWinds
12 104 (7.22%) Aruba
13 70 (4.86%) Meraki
14 69 (4.79%) Fortinet
15 67 (4.65%) Brocade
16 57 (3.96%) EMC
17 54 (3.75%) Avaya
18 46 (3.19%) Google
19 44 (3.06%) Mitel
20 43 (2.99%) Huawei