Period
to 20 July 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 20 July 2018 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
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 52 34
Rank change year-on-year -14 -18 +1
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 4,227 5,272 7,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.25% 5.25% 6.26%
As % of the Vendors category 9.57% 11.87% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3,384 4,559 6,216
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £63,750
UK 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 UK excluding London.

All Vendors
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 44,181 44,429 53,344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 44.42% 44.22% 46.04%
Number of salaries quoted 34,749 35,572 42,614
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,714 £42,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.70% +1.20% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,775 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in the UK excluding London

Cisco
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Cisco in the UK excluding London

Cisco
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco in the UK excluding London

Cisco
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. 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
South East -25 1,395 £45,000 +5.88% 147
North of England -9 943 £40,000 - 153
Midlands -5 682 £41,500 +3.75% 99
East of England -8 540 £45,000 -0.55% 59
North West -4 536 £40,000 - 89
West Midlands -3 470 £45,250 +13.13% 69
South West 0 440 £42,500 +6.25% 44
Yorkshire -24 358 £42,075 +5.19% 57
East Midlands -3 209 £37,500 -6.25% 30
Scotland 0 181 £42,500 -15.00% 25
Wales -27 69 £40,000 - 16
North East -23 49 £45,000 +50.00% 7
Northern Ireland -14 20 £21,000 -46.15% 1
Channel Islands -3 3 £35,000 -14.63%
Isle of Man - 1 - - 1
South Coast - 1 - -
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 1,929 (45.64%) Firewall
2 1,709 (40.43%) Cisco Certification
3 1,595 (37.73%) VMware
4 1,589 (37.59%) Windows
5 1,340 (31.70%) WAN
6 1,297 (30.68%) Microsoft
7 1,212 (28.67%) LAN
8 1,150 (27.21%) CCNP
9 1,129 (26.71%) Active Directory
10 1,043 (24.67%) CCNA
11 1,029 (24.34%) Data Centre
12 1,025 (24.25%) ITIL
13 971 (22.97%) VMware Infrastructure
14 966 (22.85%) Windows Server
15 847 (20.04%) VPN
16 819 (19.38%) Juniper
17 812 (19.21%) CheckPoint
18 715 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure
19 714 (16.89%) Linux
20 712 (16.84%) Cisco ASA
21 700 (16.56%) Wireless
22 689 (16.30%) HP
23 633 (14.98%) DNS
24 622 (14.71%) Network Security
25 600 (14.19%) F5
26 596 (14.10%) Office 365
27 582 (13.77%) Citrix
28 532 (12.59%) Amazon AWS
29 527 (12.47%) MPLS
30 496 (11.73%) VoIP

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 463 (10.95%) MS Exchange
2 152 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 146 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 135 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 113 (2.67%) Skype for Business
6 96 (2.27%) IIS
7 43 (1.02%) Apache
8 40 (0.95%) OpenStack
9 38 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
10 35 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 33 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
12 27 (0.64%) WebLogic
13 20 (0.47%) Confluence
14 15 (0.35%) WebSphere
15 14 (0.33%) JBoss
16 7 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (0.17%) Tomcat
17 6 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
18 5 (0.12%) WordPress
19 4 (0.095%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 298 (7.05%) Microsoft Office
2 109 (2.58%) MS Visio
3 63 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
4 36 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 31 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.095%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.071%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.024%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.024%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.024%) CATIA
8 1 (0.024%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 22 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.28%) Documaker
3 6 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.12%) Sage 200
4 5 (0.12%) Veritas eDiscovery
5 4 (0.095%) Workfront
6 2 (0.047%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.047%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.024%) assyst
7 1 (0.024%) C-CURE
7 1 (0.024%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.024%) Lawson
7 1 (0.024%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.024%) Pegasus Opera
7 1 (0.024%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.024%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 715 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 596 (14.10%) Office 365
3 532 (12.59%) Amazon AWS
4 110 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
5 104 (2.46%) IaaS
6 93 (2.20%) SaaS
7 45 (1.06%) PaaS
8 28 (0.66%) Mimecast
9 25 (0.59%) Akamai
10 22 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
11 18 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
12 16 (0.38%) GitHub
13 13 (0.31%) G Suite
14 9 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
15 7 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
15 7 (0.17%) Amazon S3
15 7 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
16 5 (0.12%) Sage Pay
17 3 (0.071%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 3 (0.071%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 1,929 (45.64%) Firewall
2 1,340 (31.70%) WAN
3 1,212 (28.67%) LAN
4 847 (20.04%) VPN
5 712 (16.84%) Cisco ASA
6 700 (16.56%) Wireless
7 633 (14.98%) DNS
8 622 (14.71%) Network Security
9 527 (12.47%) MPLS
10 496 (11.73%) VoIP
11 475 (11.24%) SAN
12 459 (10.86%) TCP/IP
13 452 (10.69%) OSPF
14 433 (10.24%) BGP
15 429 (10.15%) DHCP
16 417 (9.87%) Cisco Nexus
17 377 (8.92%) VLAN
18 306 (7.24%) Cisco IOS
19 284 (6.72%) IPsec
20 267 (6.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (7.29%) SQL Server
2 55 (1.30%) MySQL
3 25 (0.59%) Big Data
3 25 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
4 23 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
5 19 (0.45%) MongoDB
6 14 (0.33%) Oracle Database
6 14 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (0.28%) SQL Server 2016
8 11 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (0.17%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.14%) Power BI
10 6 (0.14%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.12%) Cognos Impromptu
11 5 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.12%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.095%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 104 (2.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 49 (1.16%) Jenkins
3 38 (0.90%) Git (software)
4 27 (0.64%) JIRA
5 21 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
6 14 (0.33%) Subversion
7 12 (0.28%) Gerrit
8 7 (0.17%) Maven
9 6 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.14%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.12%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.095%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.095%) JUnit
12 3 (0.071%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.071%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (0.047%) HP UFT
13 2 (0.047%) Hudson
13 2 (0.047%) Selenium
13 2 (0.047%) SonarQube
13 2 (0.047%) Vagrant
General
1 438 (10.36%) Finance
2 284 (6.72%) Telecoms
3 268 (6.34%) Retail
4 86 (2.03%) Marketing
5 73 (1.73%) Manufacturing
6 53 (1.25%) Banking
7 41 (0.97%) Back Office
8 37 (0.88%) Games
9 34 (0.80%) Legal
10 30 (0.71%) Electronics
11 27 (0.64%) Advertising
12 25 (0.59%) German Language
12 25 (0.59%) Law
13 20 (0.47%) Italian Language
14 18 (0.43%) Billing
15 16 (0.38%) Financial Institution
15 16 (0.38%) Military
16 15 (0.35%) French Language
17 12 (0.28%) Spanish Language
18 10 (0.24%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 1,175 (27.80%) Network Engineer
2 520 (12.30%) Analyst
3 438 (10.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 389 (9.20%) Architect
5 330 (7.81%) Support Engineer
6 326 (7.71%) Cisco Engineer
7 307 (7.26%) Senior Network Engineer
8 231 (5.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 207 (4.90%) Security Engineer
10 197 (4.66%) Support Analyst
11 191 (4.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 188 (4.45%) Solutions Architect
13 182 (4.31%) Consultant
14 179 (4.23%) IT Engineer
15 167 (3.95%) IT Support
16 164 (3.88%) Network Security Engineer
17 154 (3.64%) Team Leader
18 131 (3.10%) 2nd Line Support
19 129 (3.05%) Network Architect
20 127 (3.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (1.70%) Web Services
2 56 (1.32%) Middleware
3 49 (1.16%) 802.1X
4 45 (1.06%) .NET
5 44 (1.04%) HTML
6 43 (1.02%) LDAP
7 29 (0.69%) XML
8 26 (0.62%) Flash
9 23 (0.54%) LAMP
10 17 (0.40%) CSS
11 15 (0.35%) RESTful
11 15 (0.35%) SOAP
12 14 (0.33%) JSON
13 13 (0.31%) .NET Framework
14 12 (0.28%) YAML
15 10 (0.24%) COM
16 8 (0.19%) ADSI
16 8 (0.19%) ASP.NET
16 8 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (0.19%) OpenSocial
Miscellaneous
1 1,029 (24.34%) Data Centre
2 297 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
3 254 (6.01%) Self-Motivation
4 173 (4.09%) Driving Licence
5 161 (3.81%) Management Information System
6 106 (2.51%) Computer Science
7 93 (2.20%) Replication
8 81 (1.92%) Public Cloud
9 80 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 71 (1.68%) NHS
11 67 (1.59%) Private Cloud
12 65 (1.54%) Clustering
12 65 (1.54%) PKI
13 64 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
13 64 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
14 63 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
15 62 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
16 46 (1.09%) Blackberry
17 43 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
17 43 (1.02%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1,589 (37.59%) Windows
2 966 (22.85%) Windows Server
3 714 (16.89%) Linux
4 459 (10.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 404 (9.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 244 (5.77%) Windows 7
7 237 (5.61%) Windows 10
8 153 (3.62%) Unix
9 112 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 97 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 70 (1.66%) Windows 8
12 58 (1.37%) CentOS
13 44 (1.04%) Windows XP
14 40 (0.95%) Android
15 37 (0.88%) Ubuntu
16 28 (0.66%) Solaris
17 25 (0.59%) Mac OS X
18 23 (0.54%) Mac OS
19 15 (0.35%) AIX
20 13 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,025 (24.25%) ITIL
2 435 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
3 403 (9.53%) Load Balancing
4 384 (9.08%) Presales
5 329 (7.78%) Service Management
6 313 (7.40%) Incident Management
7 311 (7.36%) Service Delivery
8 309 (7.31%) Project Management
9 279 (6.60%) Network Design
10 267 (6.32%) Network Monitoring
11 266 (6.29%) Network Management
12 218 (5.16%) Disaster Recovery
13 204 (4.83%) Change Management
14 196 (4.64%) Root Cause Analysis
15 189 (4.47%) Problem Management
16 185 (4.38%) Mentoring
17 177 (4.19%) Information Security
18 176 (4.16%) Continuous Improvement
19 173 (4.09%) ITIL V3
20 167 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 283 (6.70%) PowerShell
2 270 (6.39%) SQL
3 187 (4.42%) Python
4 108 (2.56%) C
5 88 (2.08%) Bash Shell
6 60 (1.42%) JavaScript
7 54 (1.28%) PHP
8 46 (1.09%) Perl
9 44 (1.04%) Java
10 38 (0.90%) Ruby
11 26 (0.62%) C#
12 24 (0.57%) Shell Script
13 18 (0.43%) T-SQL
14 17 (0.40%) VBScript
15 14 (0.33%) C++
16 9 (0.21%) VBA
17 8 (0.19%) VB
18 7 (0.17%) R
19 5 (0.12%) Go
19 5 (0.12%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1,709 (40.43%) Cisco Certification
2 1,150 (27.21%) CCNP
3 1,043 (24.67%) CCNA
4 381 (9.01%) Security Cleared
5 368 (8.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 315 (7.45%) Degree
7 274 (6.48%) SC Cleared
8 252 (5.96%) CCIE
9 232 (5.49%) MCSE
10 173 (4.09%) MCSA
11 171 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
12 163 (3.86%) CCDP
13 151 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 121 (2.86%) CISSP
15 115 (2.72%) MCP
16 110 (2.60%) DV Cleared
17 72 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
18 69 (1.63%) Network+ Certification
19 68 (1.61%) JNCIP
20 67 (1.59%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 414 (9.79%) SLA
2 133 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 79 (1.87%) PCI DSS
4 70 (1.66%) GDPR
5 42 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
6 32 (0.76%) PMO
7 22 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 19 (0.45%) QA
9 18 (0.43%) COBIT
10 12 (0.28%) GPG13
10 12 (0.28%) ISO 9001
11 9 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 9 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.12%) Government Security Classifications
12 5 (0.12%) ISO 22301
12 5 (0.12%) PA-DSS
13 4 (0.095%) ISAE 3402
13 4 (0.095%) ISO 31000
13 4 (0.095%) PMBOK
14 3 (0.071%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1,129 (26.71%) Active Directory
2 971 (22.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 486 (11.50%) Hyper-V
4 210 (4.97%) vSphere
5 165 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
6 108 (2.56%) XenApp
7 90 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
7 90 (2.13%) VMware NSX
8 67 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
9 54 (1.28%) Docker
10 50 (1.18%) Firmware
10 50 (1.18%) XenDesktop
11 49 (1.16%) ProxySG
12 46 (1.09%) Terminal Services
13 42 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
14 17 (0.40%) vCloud
14 17 (0.40%) XenServer
15 14 (0.33%) pfSense
16 12 (0.28%) NFS
16 12 (0.28%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 256 (6.06%) SCCM
2 133 (3.15%) Cisco CUCM
3 131 (3.10%) Cisco Prime
4 102 (2.41%) Nagios
4 102 (2.41%) Puppet
4 102 (2.41%) vRealize
5 100 (2.37%) vCenter Server
6 86 (2.03%) Ansible
7 85 (2.01%) Backup Exec
8 82 (1.94%) FortiGate
9 78 (1.85%) SCOM
10 76 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
11 54 (1.28%) Cisco LMS
11 54 (1.28%) Opsview
12 48 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
13 44 (1.04%) Nessus
14 42 (0.99%) QRadar
15 35 (0.83%) SCVMM
15 35 (0.83%) WSUS
16 31 (0.73%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1,595 (37.73%) VMware
2 1,297 (30.68%) Microsoft
3 819 (19.38%) Juniper
4 812 (19.21%) CheckPoint
5 689 (16.30%) HP
6 600 (14.19%) F5
7 582 (13.77%) Citrix
8 435 (10.29%) Fortinet
9 357 (8.45%) Palo Alto
10 288 (6.81%) SolarWinds
11 218 (5.16%) Dell
12 198 (4.68%) Meraki
13 187 (4.42%) NetApp
14 185 (4.38%) EMC
15 184 (4.35%) Aruba
16 173 (4.09%) Avaya
17 154 (3.64%) Riverbed
18 150 (3.55%) Veeam
19 143 (3.38%) Blue Coat
20 127 (3.00%) Red Hat