Period
to 12 July 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 12 July 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
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 50 43 59
Rank change year-on-year -7 +16 -27
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 676 1,440 1,420
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.99% 5.37% 4.61%
As % of the Vendors category 12.29% 12.92% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 567 1,168 1,227
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,251 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £70,000
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 5,501 11,144 13,531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.63% 41.56% 43.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4,208 8,782 10,767
Median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% 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 12 July 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 12 July 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 +12 235 £45,000 +5.88% 17
Thames Valley +6 223 £55,000 +15.79% 21
Berkshire +5 129 £55,000 +15.79% 15
Surrey -10 122 £54,500 +14.74% 3
Buckinghamshire +25 73 £48,750 +5.98% 4
West Sussex -30 37 £50,000 -9.91% 1
East Sussex +48 28 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Kent +8 21 £43,250 -11.28% 7
Oxfordshire -4 21 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Middlesex -2 1 £55,000 +25.00%
Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 12 July 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.

1 316 (46.75%) Firewall
2 263 (38.91%) Cisco Certification
3 228 (33.73%) Windows
4 216 (31.95%) VMware
5 210 (31.07%) Microsoft
6 199 (29.44%) WAN
7 173 (25.59%) CCNP
8 160 (23.67%) Juniper
9 148 (21.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 148 (21.89%) Azure
10 143 (21.15%) Data Centre
11 142 (21.01%) LAN
12 138 (20.41%) Windows Server
13 133 (19.67%) ITIL
14 129 (19.08%) CCNA
15 120 (17.75%) Wireless
16 119 (17.60%) Active Directory
16 119 (17.60%) Office 365
17 111 (16.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 109 (16.12%) BGP
19 97 (14.35%) Linux
20 96 (14.20%) Meraki
21 94 (13.91%) Hyper-V
21 94 (13.91%) Cisco ASA
22 91 (13.46%) OSPF
23 90 (13.31%) VPN
24 88 (13.02%) Finance
25 87 (12.87%) Palo Alto
26 85 (12.57%) CheckPoint
26 85 (12.57%) Network Security

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 40 (5.92%) MS Exchange
2 26 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (3.55%) SharePoint
4 19 (2.81%) Skype for Business
5 18 (2.66%) IIS
6 8 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.30%) Apache
8 2 (0.30%) Confluence
9 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.15%) nginx
9 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 37 (5.47%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.59%) assyst
1 4 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 148 (21.89%) Azure
2 119 (17.60%) Office 365
3 60 (8.88%) AWS
4 15 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (2.22%) IaaS
4 15 (2.22%) PaaS
5 11 (1.63%) SaaS
6 8 (1.18%) Akamai
7 7 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.89%) OneDrive
8 6 (0.89%) Route 53
9 5 (0.74%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.59%) Serverless
10 4 (0.59%) Slack
11 3 (0.44%) Google Drive
11 3 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.15%) GCP
12 1 (0.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 316 (46.75%) Firewall
2 199 (29.44%) WAN
3 142 (21.01%) LAN
4 120 (17.75%) Wireless
5 109 (16.12%) BGP
6 94 (13.91%) Cisco ASA
7 91 (13.46%) OSPF
8 90 (13.31%) VPN
9 85 (12.57%) Network Security
10 84 (12.43%) TCP/IP
11 77 (11.39%) MPLS
12 67 (9.91%) DNS
13 66 (9.76%) VoIP
14 64 (9.47%) SAN
15 57 (8.43%) Wi-Fi
16 46 (6.80%) DHCP
17 41 (6.07%) VLAN
18 35 (5.18%) Internet
19 34 (5.03%) Cisco Nexus
20 30 (4.44%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.37%) SQL Server 2016
3 11 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (0.74%) Big Data
4 5 (0.74%) MySQL
4 5 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.44%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.15%) HBase
8 1 (0.15%) Redis
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.89%) JIRA
2 4 (0.59%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.44%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.44%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 88 (13.02%) Finance
2 30 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.40%) Public Sector
4 9 (1.33%) Retail
5 7 (1.04%) Back Office
5 7 (1.04%) Games
5 7 (1.04%) Law
5 7 (1.04%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.04%) Military
6 6 (0.89%) Banking
6 6 (0.89%) Legal
7 4 (0.59%) Digital Economy
7 4 (0.59%) Electronics
7 4 (0.59%) Korean Language
8 3 (0.44%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.44%) Mandarin Language
8 3 (0.44%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.30%) Advertising
9 2 (0.30%) Automotive
9 2 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 217 (32.10%) Network Engineer
2 74 (10.95%) Architect
3 68 (10.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 54 (7.99%) Network Architect
5 46 (6.80%) Support Engineer
6 45 (6.66%) IT Engineer
7 42 (6.21%) Senior Network Engineer
8 40 (5.92%) Systems Engineer
9 33 (4.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 33 (4.88%) Analyst
10 32 (4.73%) Security Engineer
11 30 (4.44%) IT Manager
12 26 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
12 26 (3.85%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 25 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
14 24 (3.55%) IT Support
15 22 (3.25%) Consultant
16 21 (3.11%) Network Security Engineer
16 21 (3.11%) Technical Engineer
17 20 (2.96%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.07%) 802.1X
2 8 (1.18%) CSS
2 8 (1.18%) Middleware
2 8 (1.18%) RESTful
3 5 (0.74%) HTML
3 5 (0.74%) jQuery
4 4 (0.59%) .NET
4 4 (0.59%) AngularJS
4 4 (0.59%) HTML5
4 4 (0.59%) Node.js
4 4 (0.59%) OAuth
4 4 (0.59%) OAuth2
4 4 (0.59%) React
5 3 (0.44%) Web Services
6 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (0.30%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.15%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.15%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 143 (21.15%) Data Centre
2 32 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (4.59%) Management Information System
4 27 (3.99%) Public Cloud
5 24 (3.55%) Hybrid Cloud
6 23 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
7 19 (2.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 17 (2.51%) Private Cloud
9 16 (2.37%) DataPower
10 14 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
11 13 (1.92%) Clustering
12 12 (1.78%) CMDB
13 11 (1.63%) Driving Licence
14 10 (1.48%) Wiki
15 8 (1.18%) e-Learning
15 8 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (1.04%) Fat Client
16 7 (1.04%) Thin Client
17 6 (0.89%) IVR
17 6 (0.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 228 (33.73%) Windows
2 138 (20.41%) Windows Server
3 97 (14.35%) Linux
4 81 (11.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 76 (11.24%) Windows Server 2016
6 44 (6.51%) Windows 10
7 23 (3.40%) Unix
8 18 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (2.51%) Windows 7
10 16 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (1.48%) CentOS
12 8 (1.18%) AIX
12 8 (1.18%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2019
15 2 (0.30%) Debian
15 2 (0.30%) Solaris
16 1 (0.15%) Check Point GAiA
16 1 (0.15%) SUSE
16 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (19.67%) ITIL
2 111 (16.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 66 (9.76%) Presales
4 56 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
5 50 (7.40%) Project Management
6 48 (7.10%) DevOps
7 46 (6.80%) Migration
8 43 (6.36%) Change Management
8 43 (6.36%) Network Design
9 41 (6.07%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (6.07%) Problem Management
10 40 (5.92%) Information Security
11 39 (5.77%) Load Balancing
12 38 (5.62%) Cybersecurity
13 37 (5.47%) Mentoring
14 36 (5.33%) Incident Management
14 36 (5.33%) Project Delivery
15 30 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
16 28 (4.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 58 (8.58%) PowerShell
2 55 (8.14%) SQL
3 21 (3.11%) Python
4 10 (1.48%) C
5 9 (1.33%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.04%) Perl
7 6 (0.89%) Bash Shell
7 6 (0.89%) C#
7 6 (0.89%) C++
7 6 (0.89%) PHP
8 5 (0.74%) VBScript
9 4 (0.59%) Ada
9 4 (0.59%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.59%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.30%) Java
11 1 (0.15%) Ruby
11 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 263 (38.91%) Cisco Certification
2 173 (25.59%) CCNP
3 129 (19.08%) CCNA
4 72 (10.65%) Security Cleared
5 60 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 55 (8.14%) Degree
7 53 (7.84%) MCSE
8 45 (6.66%) CCIE
9 43 (6.36%) SC Cleared
10 37 (5.47%) JNCIS
11 27 (3.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (2.81%) DV Cleared
13 18 (2.66%) JNCIA
14 16 (2.37%) CCDP
15 15 (2.22%) CISSP
15 15 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (1.92%) MCSA
17 12 (1.78%) MCP
18 10 (1.48%) CISM
18 10 (1.48%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.62%) SLA
2 24 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.51%) QA
4 15 (2.22%) GDPR
5 13 (1.92%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.89%) NIST
7 5 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.74%) NCSC
8 3 (0.44%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.44%) NIST 800
9 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.15%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
System Software
1 148 (21.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 119 (17.60%) Active Directory
3 94 (13.91%) Hyper-V
4 35 (5.18%) vSphere
5 24 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (2.81%) Docker
7 15 (2.22%) XenApp
8 12 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (1.78%) XenDesktop
9 9 (1.33%) VMware NSX
10 7 (1.04%) Firmware
11 6 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.30%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.30%) NFS
13 2 (0.30%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.15%) KVM
14 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 33 (4.88%) SCCM
2 26 (3.85%) Ansible
3 21 (3.11%) Backup Exec
3 21 (3.11%) FortiGate
4 16 (2.37%) Norton AntiVirus
4 16 (2.37%) Terraform
5 15 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
6 14 (2.07%) SCOM
7 11 (1.63%) Kubernetes
7 11 (1.63%) Microsoft Clustering
8 9 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (1.18%) WSUS
10 6 (0.89%) Cisco Prime
10 6 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.89%) Puppet
11 5 (0.74%) SCOrch
11 5 (0.74%) vCenter Server
11 5 (0.74%) vRealize
12 4 (0.59%) Amdocs OSS
12 4 (0.59%) Observium
Vendors
1 216 (31.95%) VMware
2 210 (31.07%) Microsoft
3 160 (23.67%) Juniper
4 96 (14.20%) Meraki
5 87 (12.87%) Palo Alto
6 85 (12.57%) CheckPoint
7 77 (11.39%) HP
8 65 (9.62%) Citrix
9 50 (7.40%) F5
10 47 (6.95%) SolarWinds
11 43 (6.36%) Dell
12 41 (6.07%) NetApp
13 35 (5.18%) Brocade
14 31 (4.59%) McAfee
15 29 (4.29%) IBM
16 27 (3.99%) Fortinet
17 24 (3.55%) Aruba
18 23 (3.40%) Veeam
19 20 (2.96%) Symantec
20 19 (2.81%) Splunk