Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 57 48
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9 -22
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 1,029 1,265 1,739
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.81% 4.77% 5.53%
As % of the Vendors category 11.76% 11.45% 12.49%
Number of salaries quoted 862 1,074 1,524
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 8,752 11,045 13,928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.90% 41.64% 44.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6,796 8,849 10,956
Median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Cisco as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cisco in the South East.

Salary trend for Cisco in the South East

Cisco
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco in the South East over the 6 months to 1 April 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 1 April 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
Thames Valley +7 352 £55,000 +15.79% 44
Hampshire +15 327 £43,000 - 41
Surrey +10 223 £50,000 +11.11% 22
Berkshire -5 189 £58,750 +23.68% 23
Buckinghamshire +27 126 £50,000 -4.76% 5
West Sussex -43 55 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Oxfordshire +7 37 £60,000 +33.33% 16
East Sussex +1 35 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Kent +2 20 £40,000 +8.84% 5
Middlesex +2 4 £53,000 +17.78%
Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 493 (47.91%) Firewall
2 452 (43.93%) Cisco Certification
3 356 (34.60%) Windows
4 317 (30.81%) Microsoft
5 302 (29.35%) CCNP
6 300 (29.15%) VMware
7 273 (26.53%) WAN
8 262 (25.46%) Juniper
9 242 (23.52%) Azure
10 232 (22.55%) Windows Server
11 231 (22.45%) CCNA
12 208 (20.21%) LAN
13 206 (20.02%) BGP
14 203 (19.73%) Data Centre
15 201 (19.53%) ITIL
16 199 (19.34%) VMware Infrastructure
17 191 (18.56%) Active Directory
18 175 (17.01%) VPN
19 174 (16.91%) OSPF
20 171 (16.62%) Linux
21 167 (16.23%) Wireless
22 164 (15.94%) Office 365
23 156 (15.16%) Network Security
24 154 (14.97%) Cisco ASA
25 151 (14.67%) DNS
25 151 (14.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 146 (14.19%) Palo Alto
27 143 (13.90%) TCP/IP
28 136 (13.22%) CheckPoint
29 134 (13.02%) MPLS

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 69 (6.71%) MS Exchange
2 37 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2013
3 33 (3.21%) SharePoint
4 26 (2.53%) IIS
5 24 (2.33%) Skype for Business
6 10 (0.97%) Apache
6 10 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.68%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.58%) GlassFish
10 5 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.19%) Confluence
12 1 (0.097%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.097%) nginx
12 1 (0.097%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.097%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 45 (4.37%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.39%) assyst
3 4 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.097%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.097%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 242 (23.52%) Azure
2 164 (15.94%) Office 365
3 92 (8.94%) AWS
4 30 (2.92%) PaaS
4 30 (2.92%) SaaS
5 23 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (2.14%) IaaS
7 20 (1.94%) Akamai
8 10 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.58%) OneDrive
9 6 (0.58%) Slack
10 4 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.39%) GitHub
11 3 (0.29%) Google Drive
11 3 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.19%) Power Platform
12 2 (0.19%) Route 53
12 2 (0.19%) Serverless
13 1 (0.097%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.097%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 493 (47.91%) Firewall
2 273 (26.53%) WAN
3 208 (20.21%) LAN
4 206 (20.02%) BGP
5 175 (17.01%) VPN
6 174 (16.91%) OSPF
7 167 (16.23%) Wireless
8 156 (15.16%) Network Security
9 154 (14.97%) Cisco ASA
10 151 (14.67%) DNS
11 143 (13.90%) TCP/IP
12 134 (13.02%) MPLS
13 105 (10.20%) DHCP
14 99 (9.62%) SAN
15 83 (8.07%) VoIP
16 78 (7.58%) Cisco Nexus
16 78 (7.58%) Wi-Fi
17 70 (6.80%) IPsec
18 69 (6.71%) Internet
19 63 (6.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.85%) MySQL
3 15 (1.46%) SQL Server 2016
4 11 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (0.68%) Big Data
6 6 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.29%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.29%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.19%) Power BI
10 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.097%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.097%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.097%) HBase
11 1 (0.097%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (1.46%) JIRA
2 6 (0.58%) Bugzilla
2 6 (0.58%) CruiseControl
2 6 (0.58%) Jenkins
2 6 (0.58%) Selenium
3 5 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (0.39%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.29%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.29%) WinDbg
6 2 (0.19%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.097%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 128 (12.44%) Finance
2 48 (4.66%) Telecoms
3 44 (4.28%) Public Sector
4 20 (1.94%) Retail
5 17 (1.65%) Legal
6 10 (0.97%) Electronics
6 10 (0.97%) Games
7 9 (0.87%) Law
7 9 (0.87%) Military
8 8 (0.78%) Local Government
9 6 (0.58%) Back Office
9 6 (0.58%) Banking
10 5 (0.49%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.49%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.39%) Digital Economy
12 3 (0.29%) Automotive
12 3 (0.29%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.29%) French Language
12 3 (0.29%) Marketing
13 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 361 (35.08%) Network Engineer
2 106 (10.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 94 (9.14%) Support Engineer
4 88 (8.55%) Architect
5 81 (7.87%) Senior Network Engineer
6 75 (7.29%) Cisco Engineer
7 71 (6.90%) IT Engineer
8 59 (5.73%) Analyst
9 57 (5.54%) Network Architect
10 53 (5.15%) Security Engineer
11 42 (4.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 40 (3.89%) Consultant
13 39 (3.79%) Systems Engineer
14 37 (3.60%) Network Security Engineer
15 34 (3.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 33 (3.21%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
17 32 (3.11%) NOC Engineer
18 29 (2.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 29 (2.82%) Network Support
19 27 (2.62%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.26%) 802.1X
1 13 (1.26%) LDAP
2 7 (0.68%) Middleware
2 7 (0.68%) Regular Expression
2 7 (0.68%) XMPP
3 6 (0.58%) LAMP
4 5 (0.49%) jQuery
5 4 (0.39%) CSS
5 4 (0.39%) RESTful
5 4 (0.39%) SAML
5 4 (0.39%) Web Services
6 3 (0.29%) .NET
6 3 (0.29%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.19%) Apache Flex
7 2 (0.19%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (0.19%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.19%) ModSecurity
8 1 (0.097%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 203 (19.73%) Data Centre
2 69 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (5.83%) Management Information System
4 43 (4.18%) Self-Motivation
5 33 (3.21%) Hybrid Cloud
6 29 (2.82%) Public Cloud
7 28 (2.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 24 (2.33%) DataPower
9 23 (2.24%) Driving Licence
10 18 (1.75%) Clustering
10 18 (1.75%) Private Cloud
11 15 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
12 13 (1.26%) CMDB
13 12 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
14 11 (1.07%) e-Learning
14 11 (1.07%) PKI
15 10 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (0.87%) Handset
17 8 (0.78%) NHS
18 6 (0.58%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 356 (34.60%) Windows
2 232 (22.55%) Windows Server
3 171 (16.62%) Linux
4 98 (9.52%) Windows Server 2016
5 89 (8.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 60 (5.83%) Windows 10
7 50 (4.86%) Unix
8 29 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (2.72%) Windows 7
10 20 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (1.07%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.87%) CentOS
13 8 (0.78%) AIX
14 7 (0.68%) Windows Server 2019
15 6 (0.58%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.49%) Solaris
17 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
18 3 (0.29%) Debian
18 3 (0.29%) Mac OS
19 1 (0.097%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (19.53%) ITIL
2 151 (14.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 112 (10.88%) Problem-Solving
4 95 (9.23%) Presales
5 85 (8.26%) Load Balancing
6 68 (6.61%) Project Management
7 65 (6.32%) Network Design
8 61 (5.93%) Change Management
8 61 (5.93%) Migration
9 59 (5.73%) DevOps
10 56 (5.44%) Agile Software Development
11 55 (5.34%) Information Security
12 53 (5.15%) Cybersecurity
13 52 (5.05%) Computer Science
13 52 (5.05%) Problem Management
14 50 (4.86%) Mentoring
15 47 (4.57%) Network Management
16 44 (4.28%) Incident Management
17 42 (4.08%) Network Monitoring
18 39 (3.79%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 98 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 91 (8.84%) SQL
3 51 (4.96%) Python
4 22 (2.14%) Perl
5 19 (1.85%) Bash Shell
6 17 (1.65%) Shell Script
7 15 (1.46%) C
8 10 (0.97%) PHP
9 8 (0.78%) JavaScript
10 7 (0.68%) C++
11 6 (0.58%) C#
12 5 (0.49%) Ada
12 5 (0.49%) Ruby
12 5 (0.49%) VBScript
13 4 (0.39%) Java
14 3 (0.29%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.19%) VB
16 1 (0.097%) Go
16 1 (0.097%) R
Qualifications
1 452 (43.93%) Cisco Certification
2 302 (29.35%) CCNP
3 231 (22.45%) CCNA
4 117 (11.37%) Security Cleared
5 94 (9.14%) Degree
6 75 (7.29%) SC Cleared
7 71 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 62 (6.03%) MCSE
9 60 (5.83%) JNCIS
10 52 (5.05%) CCIE
11 40 (3.89%) JNCIA
12 36 (3.50%) CISSP
13 35 (3.40%) Computer Science Degree
14 31 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 30 (2.92%) CCDP
15 30 (2.92%) DV Cleared
16 29 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
17 21 (2.04%) JNCIP
18 18 (1.75%) MCSA
19 16 (1.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (7.77%) SLA
2 27 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (2.24%) PCI DSS
3 23 (2.24%) QA
4 14 (1.36%) GDPR
5 6 (0.58%) NIST
6 5 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.39%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.29%) NCSC
8 3 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.19%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.19%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.097%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.097%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.097%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 199 (19.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 191 (18.56%) Active Directory
3 118 (11.47%) Hyper-V
4 36 (3.50%) vSphere
5 31 (3.01%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (2.62%) Docker
7 25 (2.43%) XenApp
8 18 (1.75%) XenDesktop
9 16 (1.55%) Firmware
9 16 (1.55%) VMware NSX
10 15 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
11 11 (1.07%) NFS
11 11 (1.07%) Virtual Desktop
12 8 (0.78%) KVM
13 6 (0.58%) iptables
13 6 (0.58%) QEMU
13 6 (0.58%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (0.58%) Xen
14 5 (0.49%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 57 (5.54%) SCCM
2 52 (5.05%) Ansible
3 30 (2.92%) FortiGate
4 26 (2.53%) SCOM
5 24 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
6 22 (2.14%) Kubernetes
7 17 (1.65%) Puppet
8 16 (1.55%) Cisco Prime
8 16 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
8 16 (1.55%) Terraform
9 15 (1.46%) Cisco UCCX
10 14 (1.36%) Backup Exec
10 14 (1.36%) Microsoft Clustering
10 14 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
10 14 (1.36%) WSUS
11 11 (1.07%) SolarWinds Orion
12 10 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (0.78%) QRadar
14 6 (0.58%) BMC PATROL
14 6 (0.58%) SELinux
Vendors
1 317 (30.81%) Microsoft
2 300 (29.15%) VMware
3 262 (25.46%) Juniper
4 146 (14.19%) Palo Alto
5 136 (13.22%) CheckPoint
6 133 (12.93%) HP
7 132 (12.83%) Meraki
8 92 (8.94%) F5
9 90 (8.75%) Citrix
9 90 (8.75%) SolarWinds
10 66 (6.41%) Dell
11 62 (6.03%) NetApp
12 52 (5.05%) Brocade
12 52 (5.05%) Fortinet
13 42 (4.08%) Aruba
14 38 (3.69%) IBM
15 37 (3.60%) Splunk
16 33 (3.21%) McAfee
17 29 (2.82%) Nokia
18 28 (2.72%) Oracle