Period
to 22 April 2021

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 22 April 2021 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
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 63 55 53
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 537 935 1,307
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.26% 4.78% 4.91%
As % of the Vendors category 11.45% 11.84% 11.95%
Number of salaries quoted 386 713 1,059
10th Percentile £29,250 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £38,250 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £61,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 4,688 7,899 10,938
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.20% 40.42% 41.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3,554 6,222 8,770
10th Percentile £28,895 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £78,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% +4.17%

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 22 April 2021.

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 22 April 2021. 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 +13 231 £55,000 - 31
Hampshire -15 142 £45,000 +3.45% 17
Berkshire -9 103 £55,000 -4.35% 19
Buckinghamshire +10 94 £56,000 +6.67% 7
Surrey -43 72 £52,500 +0.48% 8
Oxfordshire +38 40 £48,750 -11.36% 5
Kent +20 29 £40,000 -20.00% 10
West Sussex -8 23 £50,000 +5.26% 1
M4 Corridor - 22 - -
East Sussex +3 6 £38,750 -31.11% 10
Middlesex -1 3 £50,000 -16.67%
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, 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.

1 227 (42.27%) Microsoft
2 209 (38.92%) Firewall
3 202 (37.62%) Windows
4 189 (35.20%) Cisco Certification
5 183 (34.08%) VMware
6 142 (26.44%) Active Directory
7 136 (25.33%) WAN
8 132 (24.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 127 (23.65%) Azure
10 122 (22.72%) Windows Server
11 110 (20.48%) ITIL
12 107 (19.93%) LAN
12 107 (19.93%) CCNP
13 106 (19.74%) AWS
14 105 (19.55%) Data Centre
15 101 (18.81%) Microsoft 365
16 100 (18.62%) CCNA
17 96 (17.88%) Security Cleared
18 90 (16.76%) Palo Alto
19 89 (16.57%) F5
20 88 (16.39%) VPN
21 87 (16.20%) DNS
22 85 (15.83%) Cisco ASA
23 79 (14.71%) SC Cleared
24 76 (14.15%) Linux
25 70 (13.04%) Juniper
26 69 (12.85%) Windows Server 2012
27 66 (12.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
27 66 (12.29%) DHCP
28 65 (12.10%) SAN

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 41 (7.64%) MS Exchange
2 26 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (1.68%) OpenStack
6 7 (1.30%) IIS
6 7 (1.30%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.12%) Camunda
8 3 (0.56%) Apache
8 3 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.37%) Confluence
10 1 (0.19%) nginx
10 1 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 34 (6.33%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (2.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.86%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 127 (23.65%) Azure
2 106 (19.74%) AWS
3 101 (18.81%) Microsoft 365
4 33 (6.15%) SaaS
5 30 (5.59%) IaaS
6 23 (4.28%) Azure Active Directory
7 22 (4.10%) PaaS
8 17 (3.17%) OpenShift
9 9 (1.68%) Mimecast
10 6 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.12%) Slack
11 3 (0.56%) Dropbox
11 3 (0.56%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.37%) Amazon GuardDuty
12 2 (0.37%) Google Workspace
13 1 (0.19%) AWS Direct Connect
13 1 (0.19%) Cloudflare
13 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.19%) MinIO
13 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 209 (38.92%) Firewall
2 136 (25.33%) WAN
3 107 (19.93%) LAN
4 88 (16.39%) VPN
5 87 (16.20%) DNS
6 85 (15.83%) Cisco ASA
7 66 (12.29%) DHCP
8 65 (12.10%) SAN
9 62 (11.55%) BGP
9 62 (11.55%) Network Security
10 61 (11.36%) MPLS
11 52 (9.68%) TCP/IP
11 52 (9.68%) VoIP
12 50 (9.31%) Cisco Nexus
13 45 (8.38%) Wireless
14 43 (8.01%) VLAN
15 41 (7.64%) OSPF
16 31 (5.77%) IPsec
17 30 (5.59%) Wi-Fi
18 26 (4.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.37%) Big Data
6 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.19%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.19%) MS Access
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.19%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 10 (1.86%) JIRA
2 6 (1.12%) Robot Framework
3 2 (0.37%) GitLab
3 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.19%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 51 (9.50%) Telecoms
2 44 (8.19%) Finance
3 30 (5.59%) Multimedia
4 24 (4.47%) Banking
5 21 (3.91%) Public Sector
6 16 (2.98%) French Language
7 14 (2.61%) Military
8 10 (1.86%) Legal
9 9 (1.68%) Law
9 9 (1.68%) Marketing
10 8 (1.49%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.30%) Aerospace
12 6 (1.12%) Electronics
12 6 (1.12%) German Language
13 3 (0.56%) Advertising
13 3 (0.56%) Billing
13 3 (0.56%) Retail
14 2 (0.37%) Games
15 1 (0.19%) Automotive
15 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 174 (32.40%) Network Engineer
2 52 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 52 (9.68%) Support Engineer
3 48 (8.94%) Analyst
4 38 (7.08%) IT Support
5 37 (6.89%) Architect
6 34 (6.33%) IT Engineer
7 31 (5.77%) Cisco Engineer
8 29 (5.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 27 (5.03%) 2nd Line Support
9 27 (5.03%) Support Analyst
10 25 (4.66%) Senior Network Engineer
11 24 (4.47%) Trainee
12 22 (4.10%) IT Support Engineer
12 22 (4.10%) Network Architect
13 19 (3.54%) Administrator
14 17 (3.17%) DevOps Engineer
14 17 (3.17%) Technical Leader
15 16 (2.98%) Consultant
16 15 (2.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.54%) LDAP
2 8 (1.49%) REST
3 7 (1.30%) 802.1X
3 7 (1.30%) Web Services
4 6 (1.12%) Django
4 6 (1.12%) Flask
4 6 (1.12%) OpenDaylight
4 6 (1.12%) XMPP
5 2 (0.37%) .NET
5 2 (0.37%) HTML
6 1 (0.19%) COM
6 1 (0.19%) JSON
6 1 (0.19%) Keycloak
6 1 (0.19%) Middleware
6 1 (0.19%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.19%) XML
6 1 (0.19%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 105 (19.55%) Data Centre
2 34 (6.33%) Self-Motivation
3 33 (6.15%) Public Cloud
4 26 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.23%) Clustering
5 12 (2.23%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.68%) Driving Licence
7 8 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (1.49%) Replication
7 8 (1.49%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (0.93%) Fibre Optics
8 5 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (0.93%) Organisational Skills
9 4 (0.74%) NHS
9 4 (0.74%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.56%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.56%) PKI
10 3 (0.56%) RSA SecurID
10 3 (0.56%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 202 (37.62%) Windows
2 122 (22.72%) Windows Server
3 76 (14.15%) Linux
4 69 (12.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (6.89%) Windows Server 2016
6 34 (6.33%) Windows 10
7 29 (5.40%) Windows Server 2019
8 20 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (2.42%) Unix
10 9 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.49%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.93%) Android
13 4 (0.74%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.56%) CentOS
14 3 (0.56%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.56%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.37%) Debian
15 2 (0.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (20.48%) ITIL
2 66 (12.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 56 (10.43%) DevOps
4 55 (10.24%) Load Balancing
5 49 (9.12%) Problem-Solving
6 37 (6.89%) Cybersecurity
7 35 (6.52%) Project Management
8 33 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (6.15%) E-Commerce
9 31 (5.77%) Network Virtualisation
10 30 (5.59%) Incident Management
10 30 (5.59%) Network Design
10 30 (5.59%) Presales
11 28 (5.21%) Project Delivery
12 25 (4.66%) Infrastructure as Code
13 24 (4.47%) Problem Management
14 23 (4.28%) Disaster Recovery
15 20 (3.72%) Change Management
15 20 (3.72%) Converged Infrastructure
16 19 (3.54%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 53 (9.87%) PowerShell
2 26 (4.84%) Python
3 17 (3.17%) SQL
4 6 (1.12%) Perl
5 5 (0.93%) VBScript
6 4 (0.74%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.56%) C
7 3 (0.56%) C++
7 3 (0.56%) Java
8 2 (0.37%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.37%) PHP
8 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 189 (35.20%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (19.93%) CCNP
3 100 (18.62%) CCNA
4 96 (17.88%) Security Cleared
5 79 (14.71%) SC Cleared
6 37 (6.89%) Degree
7 35 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 34 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 27 (5.03%) CCIE
10 23 (4.28%) A+ Certification
11 19 (3.54%) DV Cleared
12 18 (3.35%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
14 15 (2.79%) JNCIS
15 14 (2.61%) CCDP
15 14 (2.61%) CISSP
16 13 (2.42%) MCSE
17 12 (2.23%) MCSA
18 8 (1.49%) JNCIE
19 7 (1.30%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (2.05%) SLA
2 9 (1.68%) PMO
3 8 (1.49%) QA
4 7 (1.30%) NCSC
5 6 (1.12%) NIST
6 3 (0.56%) GRC
6 3 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.37%) GDPR
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 142 (26.44%) Active Directory
2 132 (24.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (9.31%) Hyper-V
4 32 (5.96%) XenApp
5 26 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (3.91%) Virtual Servers
6 21 (3.91%) VMware NSX
6 21 (3.91%) XenDesktop
7 19 (3.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 12 (2.23%) vSphere
9 11 (2.05%) Firmware
10 6 (1.12%) Docker
11 4 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.56%) NFS
13 2 (0.37%) KVM
13 2 (0.37%) pfSense
13 2 (0.37%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.19%) iptables
14 1 (0.19%) LXC
14 1 (0.19%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 57 (10.61%) SCCM
2 44 (8.19%) Microsoft Intune
3 40 (7.45%) Ansible
4 19 (3.54%) Kubernetes
5 18 (3.35%) HAProxy
5 18 (3.35%) vRealize
6 17 (3.17%) SCVMM
7 15 (2.79%) Terraform
8 11 (2.05%) Cisco CUCM
9 10 (1.86%) FortiGate
9 10 (1.86%) Puppet
10 9 (1.68%) Cisco UCCX
10 9 (1.68%) Jamf Pro
10 9 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (1.12%) Salt
12 5 (0.93%) Backup Exec
13 4 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
13 4 (0.74%) Stealthwatch
14 3 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 227 (42.27%) Microsoft
2 183 (34.08%) VMware
3 90 (16.76%) Palo Alto
4 89 (16.57%) F5
5 70 (13.04%) Juniper
6 61 (11.36%) CheckPoint
7 57 (10.61%) Meraki
8 52 (9.68%) Fortinet
9 48 (8.94%) Dell
10 46 (8.57%) Citrix
11 43 (8.01%) HP
12 36 (6.70%) Aruba
12 36 (6.70%) Symantec
13 34 (6.33%) McAfee
14 32 (5.96%) Oracle
15 27 (5.03%) Veeam
16 25 (4.66%) Red Hat
17 23 (4.28%) Avaya
17 23 (4.28%) IBM
17 23 (4.28%) SolarWinds