Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 99 50 45
Rank change year-on-year -49 -5 +18
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 557 619 1,459
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.41% 5.18% 5.52%
As % of the Vendors category 9.10% 12.97% 13.42%
Number of salaries quoted 445 480 1,127
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £38,384 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% +2.22%
75th Percentile £56,250 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% -1.05%

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 6,121 4,773 10,872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.45% 39.95% 41.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4,303 3,718 8,659
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £74,800
England median annual salary £54,500 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.87% +7.00% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -21 223 £55,000 +10.00% 45
Hampshire -87 142 £45,000 - 20
Surrey -25 106 £42,500 -20.93% 24
Berkshire -49 101 £62,500 +19.05% 19
Buckinghamshire -4 86 £55,000 +22.22% 18
Oxfordshire +5 37 £50,000 +4.17% 8
Kent -22 28 £40,000 -23.81% 8
West Sussex -21 19 £50,000 - 7
East Sussex -33 16 £41,250 -13.16% 5
M4 Corridor - 10 - -
Middlesex +5 1 £57,500 -7.26%
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 271 (48.65%) Firewall
2 230 (41.29%) Microsoft
3 220 (39.50%) Windows
4 192 (34.47%) Cisco Certification
5 191 (34.29%) VMware
6 162 (29.08%) VPN
7 158 (28.37%) WAN
8 156 (28.01%) Azure
9 148 (26.57%) Windows Server
10 147 (26.39%) Active Directory
11 132 (23.70%) Microsoft 365
12 130 (23.34%) LAN
13 123 (22.08%) Data Centre
14 121 (21.72%) Linux
15 119 (21.36%) CCNP
15 119 (21.36%) VMware Infrastructure
16 116 (20.83%) ITIL
17 108 (19.39%) DNS
18 107 (19.21%) CCNA
19 104 (18.67%) Social Skills
20 103 (18.49%) AWS
21 101 (18.13%) Security Cleared
22 92 (16.52%) DHCP
23 90 (16.16%) Meraki
24 81 (14.54%) Palo Alto
24 81 (14.54%) Juniper
25 80 (14.36%) MPLS
26 78 (14.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
27 75 (13.46%) BGP
27 75 (13.46%) TCP/IP

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 60 (10.77%) MS Exchange
2 37 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 29 (5.21%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.62%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.44%) IIS
6 6 (1.08%) Confluence
6 6 (1.08%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.36%) Apache
7 2 (0.36%) nginx
7 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.36%) WordPress
8 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 43 (7.72%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (5.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (4.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.08%) MicroStation
4 6 (1.08%) Revit
5 5 (0.90%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.54%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 156 (28.01%) Azure
2 132 (23.70%) Microsoft 365
3 103 (18.49%) AWS
4 19 (3.41%) IaaS
5 17 (3.05%) PaaS
6 16 (2.87%) Azure Active Directory
7 15 (2.69%) SaaS
8 12 (2.15%) Mimecast
9 10 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (1.62%) OpenShift
11 6 (1.08%) Dropbox
11 6 (1.08%) Slack
12 5 (0.90%) Cloudflare
12 5 (0.90%) OneDrive
13 4 (0.72%) Azure Sentinel
13 4 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.36%) Amazon GuardDuty
14 2 (0.36%) AWS Direct Connect
14 2 (0.36%) GCP
14 2 (0.36%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 271 (48.65%) Firewall
2 162 (29.08%) VPN
3 158 (28.37%) WAN
4 130 (23.34%) LAN
5 108 (19.39%) DNS
6 92 (16.52%) DHCP
7 80 (14.36%) MPLS
8 75 (13.46%) BGP
8 75 (13.46%) TCP/IP
9 72 (12.93%) Network Security
10 71 (12.75%) Wireless
11 70 (12.57%) SAN
12 54 (9.69%) Cisco ASA
13 53 (9.52%) OSPF
14 49 (8.80%) Cisco Nexus
15 41 (7.36%) Internet
16 39 (7.00%) IPsec
17 38 (6.82%) VLAN
18 34 (6.10%) Wi-Fi
19 32 (5.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.18%) Big Data
4 1 (0.18%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.18%) MS Access
4 1 (0.18%) MySQL
4 1 (0.18%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 11 (1.97%) JIRA
2 2 (0.36%) GitLab
3 1 (0.18%) GCC
3 1 (0.18%) GDB
3 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 104 (18.67%) Social Skills
2 55 (9.87%) Telecoms
3 47 (8.44%) Finance
3 47 (8.44%) Public Sector
4 30 (5.39%) Legal
5 24 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (3.95%) Manufacturing
7 19 (3.41%) Banking
8 18 (3.23%) Marketing
9 15 (2.69%) Electronics
9 15 (2.69%) Multimedia
10 12 (2.15%) Military
11 10 (1.80%) Presentation Skills
12 7 (1.26%) Retail
13 5 (0.90%) Law
14 4 (0.72%) Games
14 4 (0.72%) German Language
15 3 (0.54%) Billing
15 3 (0.54%) French Language
15 3 (0.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 185 (33.21%) Network Engineer
2 62 (11.13%) Support Engineer
3 59 (10.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 45 (8.08%) Architect
5 44 (7.90%) Analyst
6 42 (7.54%) Administrator
6 42 (7.54%) Cisco Engineer
7 40 (7.18%) Systems Administrator
8 37 (6.64%) IT Support
9 36 (6.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 36 (6.46%) Senior Network Engineer
10 31 (5.57%) IT Engineer
11 26 (4.67%) IT Support Engineer
11 26 (4.67%) Network Architect
12 23 (4.13%) Support Analyst
13 18 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
13 18 (3.23%) Security Engineer
14 15 (2.69%) Technical Support
15 14 (2.51%) NOC Engineer
15 14 (2.51%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.62%) LDAP
1 9 (1.62%) XMPP
2 4 (0.72%) 802.1X
2 4 (0.72%) Middleware
2 4 (0.72%) REST
3 3 (0.54%) JSON
4 2 (0.36%) CSS
4 2 (0.36%) HTML
4 2 (0.36%) Web Services
4 2 (0.36%) WSH
4 2 (0.36%) YAML
5 1 (0.18%) COM
5 1 (0.18%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.18%) Flash
5 1 (0.18%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.18%) SAML
5 1 (0.18%) STL
5 1 (0.18%) WebRTC
5 1 (0.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 123 (22.08%) Data Centre
2 58 (10.41%) Self-Motivation
3 32 (5.75%) Linux Command Line
4 24 (4.31%) Public Cloud
5 17 (3.05%) Driving Licence
6 14 (2.51%) Clustering
7 13 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
8 12 (2.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 9 (1.62%) PKI
10 8 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.44%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.26%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.08%) CESG
12 6 (1.08%) CESG CLAS
13 5 (0.90%) NHS
14 4 (0.72%) Security Operations Centre
15 3 (0.54%) Cyber Defence
15 3 (0.54%) Legacy Systems
15 3 (0.54%) Thin Client
15 3 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 220 (39.50%) Windows
2 148 (26.57%) Windows Server
3 121 (21.72%) Linux
4 74 (13.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (9.69%) Windows Server 2016
6 43 (7.72%) Windows Server 2019
7 31 (5.57%) Windows 10
8 28 (5.03%) Ubuntu
8 28 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (2.15%) Windows 7
11 10 (1.80%) Android
12 6 (1.08%) Debian
13 5 (0.90%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.72%) CentOS
15 3 (0.54%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.54%) Unix
15 3 (0.54%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (20.83%) ITIL
2 78 (14.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 46 (8.26%) DevOps
4 40 (7.18%) Incident Management
5 37 (6.64%) Computer Science
5 37 (6.64%) Load Balancing
6 35 (6.28%) E-Commerce
7 34 (6.10%) Network Monitoring
8 33 (5.92%) Cybersecurity
9 32 (5.75%) Problem-Solving
10 30 (5.39%) Network Management
11 29 (5.21%) Network Design
11 29 (5.21%) Presales
12 27 (4.85%) High Availability
13 26 (4.67%) Problem Management
14 25 (4.49%) Project Management
15 24 (4.31%) Disaster Recovery
15 24 (4.31%) Infrastructure as Code
15 24 (4.31%) Network Virtualisation
16 23 (4.13%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 71 (12.75%) PowerShell
2 30 (5.39%) Python
3 10 (1.80%) SQL
4 7 (1.26%) Bash Shell
4 7 (1.26%) Perl
4 7 (1.26%) VBScript
5 5 (0.90%) Java
5 5 (0.90%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.54%) C
7 2 (0.36%) PHP
7 2 (0.36%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.18%) C++
8 1 (0.18%) Go
Qualifications
1 192 (34.47%) Cisco Certification
2 119 (21.36%) CCNP
3 107 (19.21%) CCNA
4 101 (18.13%) Security Cleared
5 60 (10.77%) SC Cleared
6 38 (6.82%) Degree
7 32 (5.75%) CCIE
8 29 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (3.41%) A+ Certification
9 19 (3.41%) CCDP
10 16 (2.87%) CISSP
11 15 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (2.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 14 (2.51%) JNCIP
13 13 (2.33%) JNCIS
14 12 (2.15%) JNCIE
15 11 (1.97%) DV Cleared
15 11 (1.97%) MCP
16 10 (1.80%) MCSA
16 10 (1.80%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.31%) SLA
2 15 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.62%) NIST
4 7 (1.26%) NCSC
4 7 (1.26%) PMO
4 7 (1.26%) QA
5 6 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 4 (0.72%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.54%) GDPR
7 3 (0.54%) GRC
8 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.18%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 147 (26.39%) Active Directory
2 119 (21.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (8.98%) Hyper-V
4 27 (4.85%) XenApp
5 24 (4.31%) VMware NSX
6 20 (3.59%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (3.23%) vSphere
8 11 (1.97%) XenDesktop
9 10 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (1.62%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (1.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (1.26%) Firmware
13 6 (1.08%) NFS
14 4 (0.72%) Docker
14 4 (0.72%) OpenSSH
15 3 (0.54%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.36%) KVM
16 2 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
16 2 (0.36%) SRDF
16 2 (0.36%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 42 (7.54%) SCCM
2 40 (7.18%) Microsoft Intune
3 35 (6.28%) Ansible
4 19 (3.41%) Cisco CUCM
5 16 (2.87%) FortiGate
6 13 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
7 12 (2.15%) Kubernetes
8 11 (1.97%) Terraform
9 9 (1.62%) vRealize
10 8 (1.44%) HAProxy
11 7 (1.26%) Backup Exec
12 6 (1.08%) QRadar
13 5 (0.90%) Jamf Pro
13 5 (0.90%) Puppet
13 5 (0.90%) SCOM
13 5 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
14 4 (0.72%) SCVMM
15 3 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
15 3 (0.54%) Tivoli
15 3 (0.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 230 (41.29%) Microsoft
2 191 (34.29%) VMware
3 90 (16.16%) Meraki
4 81 (14.54%) Juniper
4 81 (14.54%) Palo Alto
5 71 (12.75%) F5
6 69 (12.39%) CheckPoint
7 62 (11.13%) Citrix
8 46 (8.26%) HP
9 43 (7.72%) Dell
10 35 (6.28%) Fortinet
11 30 (5.39%) NetApp
12 23 (4.13%) McAfee
12 23 (4.13%) SolarWinds
13 20 (3.59%) Oracle
14 19 (3.41%) Symantec
15 18 (3.23%) Aruba
15 18 (3.23%) Sophos
16 17 (3.05%) Splunk
16 17 (3.05%) Veeam