Period
to 28 May 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 28 May 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 West
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 58 77
Rank change year-on-year -5 +19 -2
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 261 480 424
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 4.53% 4.89% 3.96%
As % of the Vendors category 11.84% 12.45% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 220 431 392
Median annual salary £42,500 £46,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.61% +8.24% +13.33%
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,500 £27,050
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
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 West.

All Vendors
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,204 3,855 4,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.23% 39.31% 41.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,747 3,144 3,582
Median annual salary £44,490 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.68% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in the South West

Cisco
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cisco in the South West.

Salary trend for Cisco in the South West

Cisco
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco in the South West over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Cisco in the South West

Cisco
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the South West region over the 6 months to 28 May 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
Wiltshire -3 80 £42,500 -18.27% 8
Bristol +7 67 £42,500 -5.56% 8
Somerset +32 40 £42,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -27 37 £46,750 +2.87% 1
Dorset +35 18 £43,750 +6.71%
Devon +18 13 £40,000 +14.29% 3
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 West region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 135 (51.72%) Firewall
2 114 (43.68%) Cisco Certification
3 101 (38.70%) Windows
3 101 (38.70%) VMware
4 93 (35.63%) LAN
5 92 (35.25%) WAN
6 86 (32.95%) Microsoft
7 71 (27.20%) Wireless
8 65 (24.90%) CCNA
9 62 (23.75%) Active Directory
10 60 (22.99%) VMware Infrastructure
11 59 (22.61%) Office 365
11 59 (22.61%) VPN
12 55 (21.07%) CCNP
13 54 (20.69%) Meraki
14 53 (20.31%) Data Centre
15 52 (19.92%) TCP/IP
16 51 (19.54%) Windows Server
16 51 (19.54%) Problem-Solving
17 50 (19.16%) Network Security
18 45 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 44 (16.86%) VLAN
20 43 (16.48%) Juniper
21 41 (15.71%) Presales
22 40 (15.33%) Cisco ASA
23 37 (14.18%) Linux
23 37 (14.18%) ITIL
24 36 (13.79%) Azure
24 36 (13.79%) Security Cleared
25 35 (13.41%) Citrix

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (10.73%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.75%) MS Exchange
3 14 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (3.07%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.38%) Apache
6 1 (0.38%) Confluence
6 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (6.13%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 59 (22.61%) Office 365
2 36 (13.79%) Azure
3 15 (5.75%) SaaS
4 8 (3.07%) AWS
5 7 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.68%) PaaS
6 4 (1.53%) Apigee
6 4 (1.53%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.77%) IaaS
8 1 (0.38%) Azure Stack
8 1 (0.38%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 135 (51.72%) Firewall
2 93 (35.63%) LAN
3 92 (35.25%) WAN
4 71 (27.20%) Wireless
5 59 (22.61%) VPN
6 52 (19.92%) TCP/IP
7 50 (19.16%) Network Security
8 44 (16.86%) VLAN
9 40 (15.33%) Cisco ASA
10 31 (11.88%) DHCP
11 30 (11.49%) MPLS
12 27 (10.34%) DNS
13 24 (9.20%) BGP
13 24 (9.20%) OSPF
14 19 (7.28%) IPsec
14 19 (7.28%) SAN
15 18 (6.90%) VoIP
16 15 (5.75%) Cisco Nexus
16 15 (5.75%) WLAN
17 14 (5.36%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.38%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.38%) Big Data
3 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.77%) JIRA
2 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.38%) TestRail
2 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.38%) Zephyr
General
1 25 (9.58%) Finance
2 11 (4.21%) Legal
3 10 (3.83%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.45%) Aerospace
5 8 (3.07%) Public Sector
6 7 (2.68%) Retail
7 6 (2.30%) Electronics
8 4 (1.53%) Military
8 4 (1.53%) Police
9 3 (1.15%) Back Office
10 2 (0.77%) Advertising
11 1 (0.38%) Local Government
11 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (16.86%) Network Engineer
2 42 (16.09%) Support Engineer
3 34 (13.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 28 (10.73%) Consultant
5 27 (10.34%) Network Consultant
6 24 (9.20%) Analyst
7 20 (7.66%) IT Support
8 18 (6.90%) Network Analyst
9 17 (6.51%) Architect
9 17 (6.51%) Cisco Engineer
10 15 (5.75%) IT Engineer
11 14 (5.36%) Senior Network Engineer
12 12 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support
12 12 (4.60%) IT Manager
12 12 (4.60%) IT Support Engineer
13 11 (4.21%) Service Manager
14 10 (3.83%) Cisco Support
14 10 (3.83%) IT Services Manager
14 10 (3.83%) Technical Manager
14 10 (3.83%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.15%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.38%) ADSI
2 1 (0.38%) COM
2 1 (0.38%) LDAP
2 1 (0.38%) Middleware
2 1 (0.38%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (20.31%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.36%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (4.98%) Driving Licence
4 12 (4.60%) iPad
4 12 (4.60%) iPhone
5 8 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.30%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.53%) Replication
9 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.15%) PKI
9 3 (1.15%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.77%) Clustering
10 2 (0.77%) CMDB
10 2 (0.77%) Cybercrime
10 2 (0.77%) FlexPod
10 2 (0.77%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 1 (0.38%) CCTV
11 1 (0.38%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 101 (38.70%) Windows
2 51 (19.54%) Windows Server
3 37 (14.18%) Linux
4 31 (11.88%) Windows 10
5 28 (10.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (10.34%) Windows Server 2019
7 19 (7.28%) Windows Server 2016
8 13 (4.98%) Windows 7
9 9 (3.45%) Unix
10 8 (3.07%) Windows 8
11 7 (2.68%) Solaris
11 7 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (1.53%) AIX
12 4 (1.53%) CentOS
12 4 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.53%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.15%) HPUX
13 3 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.77%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (19.54%) Problem-Solving
2 45 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 41 (15.71%) Presales
4 37 (14.18%) ITIL
5 25 (9.58%) Mentoring
6 20 (7.66%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (7.28%) Network Monitoring
8 18 (6.90%) Information Security
8 18 (6.90%) Load Balancing
8 18 (6.90%) Mobile Device Management
9 16 (6.13%) Project Delivery
10 14 (5.36%) Computer Science
10 14 (5.36%) Network Design
11 12 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (4.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (4.21%) Network Virtualisation
12 11 (4.21%) Server Management
13 10 (3.83%) Data Entry
13 10 (3.83%) Migration
13 10 (3.83%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.20%) PowerShell
2 20 (7.66%) SQL
3 6 (2.30%) C
4 4 (1.53%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.15%) Python
6 2 (0.77%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 114 (43.68%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (24.90%) CCNA
3 55 (21.07%) CCNP
4 36 (13.79%) Security Cleared
5 29 (11.11%) CCIE
6 27 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (8.43%) SC Cleared
8 20 (7.66%) Degree
9 18 (6.90%) MCSE
10 17 (6.51%) CCDP
10 17 (6.51%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 13 (4.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (4.21%) DV Cleared
13 8 (3.07%) MCSA
14 7 (2.68%) CCENT
14 7 (2.68%) TOGAF Certification
15 5 (1.92%) MCITP
16 4 (1.53%) A+ Certification
16 4 (1.53%) HND
16 4 (1.53%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (12.64%) SLA
2 12 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.77%) GDPR
4 1 (0.38%) GPG13
4 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 62 (23.75%) Active Directory
2 60 (22.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 19 (7.28%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (6.13%) vSphere
6 6 (2.30%) Docker
6 6 (2.30%) Firmware
6 6 (2.30%) XenApp
7 5 (1.92%) VMware NSX
8 4 (1.53%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.38%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.38%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (6.51%) vCenter Server
2 16 (6.13%) Cisco Prime
3 11 (4.21%) FortiGate
4 10 (3.83%) SCCM
5 7 (2.68%) SCOM
6 6 (2.30%) WSUS
7 5 (1.92%) Ansible
7 5 (1.92%) Backup Exec
7 5 (1.92%) Puppet
8 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (1.53%) Oracle ZFS
9 3 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.77%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.77%) vRealize
11 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.38%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.38%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 101 (38.70%) VMware
2 86 (32.95%) Microsoft
3 54 (20.69%) Meraki
4 43 (16.48%) Juniper
5 35 (13.41%) Citrix
6 28 (10.73%) CheckPoint
7 27 (10.34%) HP
8 24 (9.20%) SolarWinds
9 17 (6.51%) Oracle
10 15 (5.75%) Veeam
11 13 (4.98%) Apple
12 12 (4.60%) Dell
12 12 (4.60%) F5
12 12 (4.60%) SonicWALL
13 11 (4.21%) McAfee
14 9 (3.45%) FireEye
14 9 (3.45%) Infoblox
15 8 (3.07%) Fortinet
16 7 (2.68%) Brocade
17 6 (2.30%) Red Hat