Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 43 25
Rank change year-on-year -27 -18 +3
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 1,176 1,646 2,814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.04% 5.73% 7.95%
As % of the Vendors category 9.40% 12.56% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 976 1,442 2,369
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,375 £25,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

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 12,504 13,104 16,602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.95% 45.59% 46.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9,956 10,469 13,461
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.93%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -48 418 £50,000 +11.11% 64
Berkshire -25 318 £52,500 +12.90% 47
Hampshire -24 304 £45,000 +12.50% 33
Surrey -12 238 £45,000 -10.00% 31
East Sussex +11 82 £50,000 +25.00% 13
Buckinghamshire -11 76 £37,500 -0.99% 6
West Sussex +15 67 £50,000 +53.85% 13
Kent -15 54 £41,312 +3.28% 8
Oxfordshire -82 27 £48,750 +8.33% 11
Middlesex +11 7 £65,000 +62.50% 2
Sussex +4 3 - -
M4 Corridor - 3 £62,500 -
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 519 (44.13%) Firewall
2 476 (40.48%) Cisco Certification
3 411 (34.95%) VMware
4 370 (31.46%) Windows
5 311 (26.45%) CCNP
6 299 (25.43%) WAN
7 283 (24.06%) Juniper
8 278 (23.64%) LAN
8 278 (23.64%) Microsoft
9 270 (22.96%) VMware Infrastructure
10 269 (22.87%) Active Directory
11 265 (22.53%) CCNA
12 256 (21.77%) Data Centre
13 253 (21.51%) ITIL
14 232 (19.73%) Cisco ASA
15 231 (19.64%) Windows Server
16 225 (19.13%) VPN
17 219 (18.62%) CheckPoint
18 195 (16.58%) Wireless
19 189 (16.07%) HP
20 187 (15.90%) Linux
21 182 (15.48%) Microsoft Azure
22 173 (14.71%) MPLS
23 164 (13.95%) DNS
24 162 (13.78%) Network Security
25 154 (13.10%) F5
25 154 (13.10%) Palo Alto
26 153 (13.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
27 136 (11.56%) BGP
28 135 (11.48%) Office 365

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
1 101 (8.59%) MS Exchange
2 43 (3.66%) IIS
3 35 (2.98%) SharePoint
4 33 (2.81%) Skype for Business
5 30 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (0.85%) JBoss
7 10 (0.85%) OpenStack
7 10 (0.85%) WebLogic
8 9 (0.77%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.51%) Apache
10 6 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.34%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.17%) Confluence
13 2 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.17%) IBM Domino
13 2 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.085%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 74 (6.29%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (2.64%) MS Visio
3 15 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.17%) Workfront
4 1 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.085%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.085%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 182 (15.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 135 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
2 135 (11.48%) Office 365
3 31 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
4 30 (2.55%) IaaS
5 24 (2.04%) PaaS
6 13 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (1.11%) SaaS
7 10 (0.85%) Mimecast
8 5 (0.43%) Akamai
8 5 (0.43%) GitHub
9 4 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.17%) G Suite
11 1 (0.085%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.085%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.085%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.085%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.085%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.085%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 519 (44.13%) Firewall
2 299 (25.43%) WAN
3 278 (23.64%) LAN
4 232 (19.73%) Cisco ASA
5 225 (19.13%) VPN
6 195 (16.58%) Wireless
7 173 (14.71%) MPLS
8 164 (13.95%) DNS
9 162 (13.78%) Network Security
10 136 (11.56%) BGP
11 113 (9.61%) DHCP
12 112 (9.52%) VoIP
13 109 (9.27%) Cisco Nexus
14 105 (8.93%) VLAN
15 103 (8.76%) OSPF
16 82 (6.97%) SAN
17 81 (6.89%) TCP/IP
18 73 (6.21%) Wi-Fi
18 73 (6.21%) WLAN
19 69 (5.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.28%) MySQL
3 6 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.34%) Big Data
5 4 (0.34%) Power BI
5 4 (0.34%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.26%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.17%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.17%) MS Access
7 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.085%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.085%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.085%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.085%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (0.43%) JIRA
1 5 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (0.34%) AutoIt
2 4 (0.34%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.34%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (0.26%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.17%) SonarQube
4 2 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.085%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.085%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.085%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 102 (8.67%) Finance
2 84 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 54 (4.59%) Retail
4 36 (3.06%) Banking
5 24 (2.04%) Back Office
6 18 (1.53%) Marketing
7 17 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.02%) Italian Language
9 11 (0.94%) Electronics
10 10 (0.85%) German Language
11 7 (0.60%) French Language
12 6 (0.51%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.51%) Portuguese Language
12 6 (0.51%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.43%) Legal
14 4 (0.34%) Local Government
15 3 (0.26%) Advertising
15 3 (0.26%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.26%) Billing
16 2 (0.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 357 (30.36%) Network Engineer
2 136 (11.56%) Architect
3 116 (9.86%) Cisco Engineer
4 110 (9.35%) Analyst
5 105 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 89 (7.57%) Support Engineer
7 84 (7.14%) Security Engineer
8 81 (6.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 67 (5.70%) Consultant
10 63 (5.36%) Network Security Engineer
10 63 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
11 62 (5.27%) IT Engineer
12 59 (5.02%) Senior Network Engineer
13 47 (4.00%) Network Architect
14 44 (3.74%) NOC Engineer
15 41 (3.49%) Project Engineer
16 40 (3.40%) Security Architect
17 39 (3.32%) 2nd Line Support
17 39 (3.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 38 (3.23%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.28%) LDAP
1 15 (1.28%) Middleware
2 12 (1.02%) .NET
3 10 (0.85%) 802.1X
4 9 (0.77%) Web Services
5 7 (0.60%) .NET Framework
6 6 (0.51%) LAMP
6 6 (0.51%) REST
6 6 (0.51%) SOAP
7 5 (0.43%) CSS
7 5 (0.43%) MAPI
7 5 (0.43%) SAML
8 4 (0.34%) COM
8 4 (0.34%) OAuth
8 4 (0.34%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.17%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.17%) CGI
9 2 (0.17%) Entity Framework
9 2 (0.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 256 (21.77%) Data Centre
2 92 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
4 46 (3.91%) Management Information System
5 39 (3.32%) Public Cloud
6 37 (3.15%) Driving Licence
7 35 (2.98%) Video Conferencing
8 32 (2.72%) Replication
9 23 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
10 20 (1.70%) EMC VNX
11 19 (1.62%) Computer Science
11 19 (1.62%) Private Cloud
12 18 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
13 17 (1.45%) NHS
13 17 (1.45%) PMI
14 15 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 15 (1.28%) VxBlock/Vblock
15 12 (1.02%) EMC VMAX
16 11 (0.94%) Clustering
16 11 (0.94%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 370 (31.46%) Windows
2 231 (19.64%) Windows Server
3 187 (15.90%) Linux
4 83 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 72 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (3.40%) Windows 10
7 33 (2.81%) Unix
8 27 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (1.87%) Windows 7
10 18 (1.53%) CentOS
11 13 (1.11%) FreeBSD
12 12 (1.02%) Solaris
13 11 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (0.77%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.68%) VMS
16 7 (0.60%) Debian
17 6 (0.51%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.43%) Windows XP
19 4 (0.34%) Android
19 4 (0.34%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (21.51%) ITIL
2 153 (13.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 133 (11.31%) Problem-Solving
4 111 (9.44%) Presales
5 108 (9.18%) Network Design
6 99 (8.42%) Load Balancing
7 93 (7.91%) Project Management
8 77 (6.55%) Agile Software Development
9 74 (6.29%) Network Monitoring
10 64 (5.44%) ITIL V3
11 63 (5.36%) Cybersecurity
12 56 (4.76%) Problem Management
13 55 (4.68%) Incident Management
14 54 (4.59%) Service Delivery
15 53 (4.51%) PRINCE2
16 49 (4.17%) Change Management
17 48 (4.08%) Collaborative Working
18 47 (4.00%) Service Management
18 47 (4.00%) SIEM
19 46 (3.91%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 71 (6.04%) SQL
2 55 (4.68%) PowerShell
3 25 (2.13%) C
4 24 (2.04%) Python
5 12 (1.02%) Perl
6 7 (0.60%) Java
7 6 (0.51%) C#
8 5 (0.43%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.34%) C++
10 3 (0.26%) VBA
11 2 (0.17%) PHP
11 2 (0.17%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.17%) VB
12 1 (0.085%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.085%) Ruby
12 1 (0.085%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 476 (40.48%) Cisco Certification
2 311 (26.45%) CCNP
3 265 (22.53%) CCNA
4 120 (10.20%) Security Cleared
5 108 (9.18%) CCIE
6 92 (7.82%) SC Cleared
7 85 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 75 (6.38%) Degree
9 73 (6.21%) MCSE
10 68 (5.78%) CCDP
11 52 (4.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 50 (4.25%) CISSP
13 43 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
14 29 (2.47%) JNCIS
15 27 (2.30%) MCSA
16 25 (2.13%) JNCIE
17 24 (2.04%) JNCIP
18 23 (1.96%) CISM
19 22 (1.87%) EMC Certification
20 21 (1.79%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (6.21%) SLA
2 36 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (2.38%) GDPR
4 22 (1.87%) Cyber Essentials
5 16 (1.36%) PCI DSS
6 13 (1.11%) PMO
7 9 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 7 (0.60%) GPG13
9 6 (0.51%) COBIT
9 6 (0.51%) QA
10 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.34%) PMBOK
10 4 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
11 2 (0.17%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.17%) ISO 31000
11 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 1 (0.085%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 270 (22.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 269 (22.87%) Active Directory
3 70 (5.95%) Hyper-V
3 70 (5.95%) vSphere
4 54 (4.59%) VMware ESXi
5 31 (2.64%) VMware NSX
6 22 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (1.87%) Virtual Servers
7 18 (1.53%) XenDesktop
8 17 (1.45%) XenApp
9 16 (1.36%) ProxySG
10 13 (1.11%) vCloud
11 5 (0.43%) Docker
11 5 (0.43%) KVM
12 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.34%) XenServer
13 3 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.26%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.26%) UAG
13 3 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 62 (5.27%) SCCM
2 31 (2.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 25 (2.13%) Ansible
4 24 (2.04%) SCOM
5 23 (1.96%) Cisco IPCC
6 21 (1.79%) Backup Exec
6 21 (1.79%) EMC VPLEX
7 20 (1.70%) Nagios
8 17 (1.45%) vMotion
9 16 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
9 16 (1.36%) vRealize
10 14 (1.19%) Cisco Prime
10 14 (1.19%) SCSM
10 14 (1.19%) vCenter Server
11 13 (1.11%) FortiGate
12 11 (0.94%) Nessus
13 10 (0.85%) Puppet
13 10 (0.85%) QRadar
13 10 (0.85%) SCVMM
14 9 (0.77%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 411 (34.95%) VMware
2 283 (24.06%) Juniper
3 278 (23.64%) Microsoft
4 219 (18.62%) CheckPoint
5 189 (16.07%) HP
6 154 (13.10%) F5
6 154 (13.10%) Palo Alto
7 119 (10.12%) SolarWinds
8 81 (6.89%) Aruba
9 78 (6.63%) Citrix
9 78 (6.63%) Riverbed
10 73 (6.21%) Fortinet
11 67 (5.70%) Dell
11 67 (5.70%) Meraki
12 64 (5.44%) EMC
13 51 (4.34%) NetApp
14 50 (4.25%) Avaya
15 47 (4.00%) McAfee
16 46 (3.91%) Brocade
17 43 (3.66%) Blue Coat