Period
to 21 January 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 January 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 46 23
Rank change year-on-year -20 -23 +6
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 1,154 1,743 2,553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.34% 5.69% 8.05%
As % of the Vendors category 10.40% 12.70% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 933 1,472 2,211
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -3.85%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,525 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,225 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 11,095 13,722 15,099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.75% 44.79% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8,727 10,776 12,113
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,900
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.28% +4.22%

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 January 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 January 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 -43 377 £45,000 +5.88% 85
Hampshire +7 286 £40,000 +0.63% 58
Surrey -16 252 £45,000 -10.00% 36
Berkshire -43 247 £47,500 +5.56% 51
West Sussex +73 137 £52,500 +101.92% 12
Buckinghamshire -11 96 £43,000 +19.44% 22
East Sussex +9 65 £57,500 +59.72% 8
Oxfordshire -39 32 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Kent -38 13 £36,500 -23.16% 17
Middlesex +1 5 £55,000 +37.50%
M4 Corridor +4 3 £62,500 +47.06%
Home Counties 0 2 - -
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 541 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
2 540 (46.79%) Firewall
3 348 (30.16%) VMware
4 343 (29.72%) Windows
5 336 (29.12%) CCNP
6 334 (28.94%) WAN
7 290 (25.13%) LAN
8 286 (24.78%) Microsoft
9 274 (23.74%) Juniper
10 255 (22.10%) CCNA
11 253 (21.92%) Active Directory
12 240 (20.80%) VMware Infrastructure
13 235 (20.36%) Wireless
14 232 (20.10%) Data Centre
15 218 (18.89%) VPN
16 216 (18.72%) ITIL
17 208 (18.02%) Windows Server
18 207 (17.94%) Cisco ASA
19 197 (17.07%) CheckPoint
20 178 (15.42%) Microsoft Azure
20 178 (15.42%) Network Security
21 175 (15.16%) Linux
22 170 (14.73%) Office 365
23 169 (14.64%) MPLS
24 156 (13.52%) DNS
24 156 (13.52%) VoIP
25 155 (13.43%) Palo Alto
26 151 (13.08%) BGP
27 149 (12.91%) Problem-Solving
28 141 (12.22%) 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 96 (8.32%) MS Exchange
2 58 (5.03%) SharePoint
3 36 (3.12%) IIS
4 25 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (1.99%) Skype for Business
6 18 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (0.69%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.52%) IBM Domino
10 5 (0.43%) Apache
10 5 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.35%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.35%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.17%) Site Server
14 1 (0.087%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.087%) CMS
14 1 (0.087%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 75 (6.50%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.087%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.087%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 4 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.087%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.087%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 178 (15.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 170 (14.73%) Office 365
3 116 (10.05%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (1.82%) PaaS
5 17 (1.47%) IaaS
6 14 (1.21%) Mimecast
7 13 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.69%) IBM Cloud
8 8 (0.69%) SaaS
9 7 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.26%) G Suite
10 3 (0.26%) GitHub
10 3 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 540 (46.79%) Firewall
2 334 (28.94%) WAN
3 290 (25.13%) LAN
4 235 (20.36%) Wireless
5 218 (18.89%) VPN
6 207 (17.94%) Cisco ASA
7 178 (15.42%) Network Security
8 169 (14.64%) MPLS
9 156 (13.52%) DNS
9 156 (13.52%) VoIP
10 151 (13.08%) BGP
11 136 (11.79%) TCP/IP
12 121 (10.49%) DHCP
12 121 (10.49%) OSPF
13 110 (9.53%) Cisco Nexus
14 107 (9.27%) SAN
15 90 (7.80%) VLAN
16 75 (6.50%) Cisco IOS
17 74 (6.41%) IPsec
18 73 (6.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (0.95%) MySQL
3 11 (0.95%) Relational Database
4 9 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (0.52%) MS Access
6 6 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (0.35%) Big Data
9 3 (0.26%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.26%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.17%) OLAP
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.087%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (0.87%) Git (software)
1 10 (0.87%) Visual Studio
2 8 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.52%) JIRA
4 4 (0.35%) AutoIt
5 2 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.17%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.087%) GCC
6 1 (0.087%) GDB
6 1 (0.087%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.087%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.087%) Subversion
6 1 (0.087%) Trac
General
1 103 (8.93%) Telecoms
2 84 (7.28%) Finance
3 30 (2.60%) Banking
4 25 (2.17%) Marketing
5 24 (2.08%) Electronics
6 20 (1.73%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.65%) Retail
8 18 (1.56%) Aerospace
9 13 (1.13%) Advertising
10 10 (0.87%) Back Office
11 6 (0.52%) Legal
12 4 (0.35%) French Language
12 4 (0.35%) Games
12 4 (0.35%) Military
13 3 (0.26%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.26%) Local Government
14 2 (0.17%) Automotive
14 2 (0.17%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 370 (32.06%) Network Engineer
2 100 (8.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 92 (7.97%) Architect
4 90 (7.80%) Analyst
5 88 (7.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 86 (7.45%) Support Engineer
7 77 (6.67%) Consultant
7 77 (6.67%) Security Engineer
8 64 (5.55%) Senior Network Engineer
9 62 (5.37%) IT Engineer
10 53 (4.59%) Network Security Engineer
11 49 (4.25%) Administrator
11 49 (4.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 44 (3.81%) Network Architect
13 40 (3.47%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 38 (3.29%) Security Consultant
15 37 (3.21%) IT Support
15 37 (3.21%) NOC Engineer
16 33 (2.86%) VMware Engineer
17 32 (2.77%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (2.95%) .NET
2 23 (1.99%) .NET Framework
3 22 (1.91%) Entity Framework
4 11 (0.95%) ASP.NET
4 11 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (0.87%) Web Services
6 9 (0.78%) 802.1X
6 9 (0.78%) LDAP
7 6 (0.52%) LINQ
7 6 (0.52%) REST
7 6 (0.52%) SOAP
8 5 (0.43%) Middleware
8 5 (0.43%) WCF
9 4 (0.35%) MAPI
9 4 (0.35%) OAuth
9 4 (0.35%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (0.35%) SAML
10 3 (0.26%) COM
11 2 (0.17%) DCOM
11 2 (0.17%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 232 (20.10%) Data Centre
2 62 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (5.11%) Management Information System
4 56 (4.85%) Driving Licence
5 43 (3.73%) Self-Motivation
6 32 (2.77%) Video Conferencing
7 25 (2.17%) Public Cloud
8 18 (1.56%) EMC VNX
8 18 (1.56%) NHS
8 18 (1.56%) Replication
9 16 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 16 (1.39%) e-Learning
9 16 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
10 13 (1.13%) Security Operations Centre
11 12 (1.04%) Clustering
11 12 (1.04%) Wiki
12 11 (0.95%) CMDB
12 11 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
12 11 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
13 10 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 343 (29.72%) Windows
2 208 (18.02%) Windows Server
3 175 (15.16%) Linux
4 82 (7.11%) Windows 10
5 79 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 65 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (3.90%) Windows 7
8 36 (3.12%) Unix
9 25 (2.17%) CentOS
10 15 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (1.04%) Debian
13 9 (0.78%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.69%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.61%) VMS
16 5 (0.43%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.43%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.35%) AIX
17 4 (0.35%) Android
17 4 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (18.72%) ITIL
2 149 (12.91%) Problem-Solving
3 115 (9.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 96 (8.32%) Load Balancing
4 96 (8.32%) Project Management
5 80 (6.93%) Presales
6 72 (6.24%) Change Management
6 72 (6.24%) Network Monitoring
7 71 (6.15%) Network Design
8 66 (5.72%) Agile Software Development
9 59 (5.11%) Information Security
10 57 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 54 (4.68%) Continuous Improvement
12 51 (4.42%) Cybersecurity
13 50 (4.33%) Service Management
14 49 (4.25%) Network Management
15 48 (4.16%) Disaster Recovery
15 48 (4.16%) Service Delivery
16 46 (3.99%) High Availability
17 45 (3.90%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 89 (7.71%) SQL
2 70 (6.07%) PowerShell
3 38 (3.29%) Python
4 33 (2.86%) C#
5 29 (2.51%) T-SQL
6 23 (1.99%) C
7 22 (1.91%) Perl
8 20 (1.73%) Bash Shell
9 12 (1.04%) C++
10 6 (0.52%) Java
11 3 (0.26%) VBA
12 2 (0.17%) VB
13 1 (0.087%) PHP
13 1 (0.087%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 541 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
2 336 (29.12%) CCNP
3 255 (22.10%) CCNA
4 107 (9.27%) Security Cleared
5 96 (8.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 88 (7.63%) SC Cleared
7 84 (7.28%) Degree
8 82 (7.11%) CCIE
9 80 (6.93%) MCSE
10 59 (5.11%) CCDP
11 50 (4.33%) CISSP
12 41 (3.55%) JNCIS
13 40 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 31 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
15 27 (2.34%) JNCIA
16 25 (2.17%) MCSA
17 23 (1.99%) SSCP
18 21 (1.82%) DV Cleared
18 21 (1.82%) GIAC
19 20 (1.73%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (6.41%) SLA
2 39 (3.38%) GDPR
3 33 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.82%) Data Quality
5 15 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials
6 14 (1.21%) PMO
7 11 (0.95%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.95%) QA
8 4 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.17%) COBIT
10 2 (0.17%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 253 (21.92%) Active Directory
2 240 (20.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (6.59%) Hyper-V
4 68 (5.89%) VMware ESXi
5 54 (4.68%) vSphere
6 34 (2.95%) VMware NSX
7 20 (1.73%) XenApp
8 16 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (1.30%) XenDesktop
10 13 (1.13%) vCloud
11 10 (0.87%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 8 (0.69%) VMware Server
13 6 (0.52%) Terminal Server
14 5 (0.43%) KVM
15 4 (0.35%) Firmware
15 4 (0.35%) ProxySG
15 4 (0.35%) Snort
15 4 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
16 3 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 44 (3.81%) SCCM
2 38 (3.29%) Ansible
3 33 (2.86%) Nagios
4 27 (2.34%) Cisco CUCM
5 20 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (1.73%) SCOM
6 18 (1.56%) vRealize
7 15 (1.30%) Backup Exec
8 14 (1.21%) Microsoft Intune
9 13 (1.13%) FortiGate
9 13 (1.13%) vCenter Server
10 11 (0.95%) Puppet
11 10 (0.87%) Cisco Prime
11 10 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
11 10 (0.87%) NetBackup
12 9 (0.78%) Cisco IPCC
12 9 (0.78%) EMC VPLEX
12 9 (0.78%) SCSM
12 9 (0.78%) SCVMM
13 8 (0.69%) QRadar
Vendors
1 348 (30.16%) VMware
2 286 (24.78%) Microsoft
3 274 (23.74%) Juniper
4 197 (17.07%) CheckPoint
5 155 (13.43%) Palo Alto
6 141 (12.22%) HP
7 129 (11.18%) F5
8 105 (9.10%) SolarWinds
9 81 (7.02%) Citrix
10 80 (6.93%) Meraki
11 68 (5.89%) Aruba
12 54 (4.68%) NetApp
13 53 (4.59%) Fortinet
14 51 (4.42%) Dell
15 46 (3.99%) Avaya
16 43 (3.73%) EMC
17 42 (3.64%) Riverbed
18 41 (3.55%) Brocade
19 32 (2.77%) Blue Coat
19 32 (2.77%) McAfee