Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 52 36 74
Rank change year-on-year -16 +38 -32
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 390 1,522 1,194
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.89% 5.90% 4.04%
As % of the Vendors category 12.09% 14.14% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 335 1,163 1,030
Median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.47% -1.04% +12.94%
10th Percentile £31,900 £29,750 £28,238
90th Percentile £70,750 £77,500 £72,000
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 3,227 10,764 12,791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.49% 41.76% 43.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,450 8,209 10,164
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +3 151 £50,000 +25.00% 39
Thames Valley -7 103 £55,000 +10.00% 21
Berkshire +1 75 £55,000 +4.76% 7
Surrey -31 50 £52,250 +10.00% 4
Kent +20 38 £42,000 -20.00% 15
West Sussex -24 19 £50,000 -10.71% 1
Oxfordshire +26 16 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +8 12 £38,500 -21.03% 9
East Sussex +27 10 £52,500 -4.55% 3
Middlesex +3 4 £58,500 +30.00%
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 153 (39.23%) Firewall
2 126 (32.31%) WAN
3 124 (31.79%) VMware
4 122 (31.28%) Cisco Certification
5 116 (29.74%) Microsoft
6 112 (28.72%) Juniper
7 111 (28.46%) Windows
8 89 (22.82%) Azure
9 85 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 81 (20.77%) CCNP
11 80 (20.51%) LAN
12 78 (20.00%) CCNA
13 71 (18.21%) Data Centre
14 65 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 62 (15.90%) ITIL
15 62 (15.90%) BGP
15 62 (15.90%) Security Cleared
16 61 (15.64%) Office 365
17 58 (14.87%) Active Directory
18 55 (14.10%) OSPF
18 55 (14.10%) Meraki
19 53 (13.59%) CheckPoint
20 51 (13.08%) Linux
21 49 (12.56%) Windows Server
22 47 (12.05%) MPLS
22 47 (12.05%) SC Cleared
23 46 (11.79%) Windows Server 2012
24 45 (11.54%) Wireless
25 43 (11.03%) Windows Server 2016
26 40 (10.26%) Citrix

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 28 (7.18%) MS Exchange
2 17 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (3.08%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.54%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.28%) IIS
7 1 (0.26%) CMS
Applications
1 33 (8.46%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 89 (22.82%) Azure
2 61 (15.64%) Office 365
3 31 (7.95%) AWS
4 8 (2.05%) IaaS
5 5 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.28%) SaaS
6 4 (1.03%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.03%) OneDrive
6 4 (1.03%) Route 53
6 4 (1.03%) Serverless
7 3 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 1 (0.26%) Cloudflare
8 1 (0.26%) GCP
8 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.26%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 153 (39.23%) Firewall
2 126 (32.31%) WAN
3 80 (20.51%) LAN
4 62 (15.90%) BGP
5 55 (14.10%) OSPF
6 47 (12.05%) MPLS
7 45 (11.54%) Wireless
8 40 (10.26%) Network Security
9 39 (10.00%) VPN
10 38 (9.74%) VoIP
11 34 (8.72%) Cisco ASA
12 33 (8.46%) TCP/IP
13 28 (7.18%) Wi-Fi
14 25 (6.41%) VLAN
15 21 (5.38%) Cisco Nexus
16 18 (4.62%) Cisco Firepower
16 18 (4.62%) DNS
16 18 (4.62%) SAN
17 15 (3.85%) DHCP
17 15 (3.85%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.26%) Big Data
4 1 (0.26%) Power BI
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (9.49%) Finance
2 23 (5.90%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.08%) Military
4 10 (2.56%) Public Sector
5 5 (1.28%) Back Office
5 5 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.28%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.03%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.03%) Banking
6 4 (1.03%) French Language
6 4 (1.03%) Korean Language
7 3 (0.77%) Mandarin Language
8 2 (0.51%) Advertising
8 2 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 138 (35.38%) Network Engineer
2 45 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 28 (7.18%) Architect
5 24 (6.15%) Network Architect
6 22 (5.64%) Analyst
6 22 (5.64%) IT Manager
7 19 (4.87%) Senior Network Engineer
8 18 (4.62%) IT Engineer
9 17 (4.36%) Cisco Engineer
9 17 (4.36%) Infrastructure Manager
9 17 (4.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (4.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 16 (4.10%) Support Engineer
10 16 (4.10%) Systems Engineer
11 13 (3.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (3.33%) IT Support
11 13 (3.33%) Security Engineer
12 12 (3.08%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
12 12 (3.08%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.31%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.03%) AngularJS
2 4 (1.03%) CSS
2 4 (1.03%) HTML
2 4 (1.03%) HTML5
2 4 (1.03%) Middleware
2 4 (1.03%) Node.js
2 4 (1.03%) OAuth
2 4 (1.03%) OAuth2
2 4 (1.03%) React
2 4 (1.03%) RESTful
3 2 (0.51%) Spine.js
4 1 (0.26%) .NET
4 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.26%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.26%) LINQ
4 1 (0.26%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 71 (18.21%) Data Centre
2 21 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.59%) Hybrid Cloud
4 13 (3.33%) Public Cloud
5 12 (3.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 12 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.05%) PKI
6 8 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (1.79%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.54%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.54%) Wiki
9 5 (1.28%) CMDB
9 5 (1.28%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.28%) IVR
9 5 (1.28%) Replication
9 5 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (1.28%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.03%) DataPower
11 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 111 (28.46%) Windows
2 51 (13.08%) Linux
3 49 (12.56%) Windows Server
4 46 (11.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (11.03%) Windows Server 2016
6 25 (6.41%) Windows 10
7 17 (4.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (3.08%) Windows 7
8 12 (3.08%) Windows 8
9 11 (2.82%) Unix
10 7 (1.79%) CentOS
11 6 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (1.54%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.26%) AIX
13 1 (0.26%) Check Point GAiA
13 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 62 (15.90%) ITIL
3 39 (10.00%) Project Delivery
4 36 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
5 33 (8.46%) DevOps
6 29 (7.44%) Project Management
7 26 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 25 (6.41%) Network Design
8 25 (6.41%) Network Monitoring
9 23 (5.90%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (5.90%) Incident Management
9 23 (5.90%) Migration
10 22 (5.64%) Disaster Recovery
11 21 (5.38%) Load Balancing
11 21 (5.38%) Service Delivery
12 19 (4.87%) Line Management
13 18 (4.62%) Problem Management
14 14 (3.59%) Coaching
14 14 (3.59%) CRM
14 14 (3.59%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 22 (5.64%) PowerShell
2 14 (3.59%) SQL
3 6 (1.54%) C
4 5 (1.28%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.03%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.03%) TypeScript
6 3 (0.77%) Python
7 1 (0.26%) C#
7 1 (0.26%) Perl
7 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 122 (31.28%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (20.77%) CCNP
3 78 (20.00%) CCNA
4 62 (15.90%) Security Cleared
5 47 (12.05%) SC Cleared
6 31 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (6.92%) MCSE
8 22 (5.64%) JNCIS
9 21 (5.38%) CCIE
10 15 (3.85%) Degree
10 15 (3.85%) DV Cleared
10 15 (3.85%) JNCIA
11 12 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.79%) CCA
12 7 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (1.79%) JNCIP
13 6 (1.54%) CEH
13 6 (1.54%) RHCSA
14 5 (1.28%) CISSP
14 5 (1.28%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.15%) SLA
2 11 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.03%) ISO 9000
3 4 (1.03%) NCSC
4 3 (0.77%) GDPR
4 3 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.77%) QA
5 2 (0.51%) NIST
6 1 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.26%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.26%) NIST 800
System Software
1 85 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (14.87%) Active Directory
3 38 (9.74%) Hyper-V
4 18 (4.62%) vSphere
5 17 (4.36%) Docker
6 12 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (2.82%) VMware NSX
8 5 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.77%) Firmware
9 3 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.77%) XenApp
10 2 (0.51%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (5.90%) Terraform
2 19 (4.87%) Ansible
3 15 (3.85%) Backup Exec
4 8 (2.05%) SCCM
5 7 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (1.79%) SCOM
6 6 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (1.54%) FortiGate
6 6 (1.54%) SCOrch
6 6 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (1.28%) vRealize
8 4 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.03%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.26%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.26%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.26%) Nessus
9 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 124 (31.79%) VMware
2 116 (29.74%) Microsoft
3 112 (28.72%) Juniper
4 55 (14.10%) Meraki
5 53 (13.59%) CheckPoint
6 40 (10.26%) Citrix
7 39 (10.00%) Palo Alto
8 32 (8.21%) F5
9 24 (6.15%) SolarWinds
10 23 (5.90%) Fortinet
11 19 (4.87%) Dell
12 18 (4.62%) HP
13 17 (4.36%) NetApp
14 16 (4.10%) Brocade
14 16 (4.10%) McAfee
15 14 (3.59%) Veeam
16 12 (3.08%) Nokia
16 12 (3.08%) Splunk
17 10 (2.56%) IBM
17 10 (2.56%) Riverbed