Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 49 34
Rank change year-on-year -17 -15 +3
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 3,975 5,202 6,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.30% 5.42% 6.20%
As % of the Vendors category 9.94% 12.21% 13.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3,181 4,519 5,663
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

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 39,990 42,590 49,276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 43.29% 44.34% 44.83%
Number of salaries quoted 31,051 33,941 38,973
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -27 1,176 £47,500 +11.76% 169
North of England -7 966 £40,000 +5.26% 233
Midlands +12 729 £41,500 +3.75% 142
North West +5 610 £40,000 +6.67% 144
East of England -6 519 £44,000 -6.38% 76
West Midlands +21 505 £47,500 +18.75% 100
South West -18 367 £42,500 +6.25% 87
Yorkshire -34 318 £40,000 - 71
East Midlands -4 222 £35,000 - 42
Scotland -27 165 £47,500 -17.39% 35
Wales -33 66 £42,500 +10.39% 20
North East -21 38 £33,750 -0.74% 18
Northern Ireland -3 17 £21,000 -47.50% 3
Channel Islands - 3 £35,000 - 1
Isle of Man - 1 - -
South Coast - 1 - -
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 1,835 (46.16%) Firewall
2 1,621 (40.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1,521 (38.26%) VMware
4 1,438 (36.18%) Windows
5 1,251 (31.47%) Microsoft
6 1,229 (30.92%) WAN
7 1,103 (27.75%) LAN
8 1,072 (26.97%) CCNP
9 1,026 (25.81%) Active Directory
10 963 (24.23%) VMware Infrastructure
10 963 (24.23%) Data Centre
11 939 (23.62%) CCNA
12 872 (21.94%) Windows Server
13 857 (21.56%) ITIL
14 773 (19.45%) Juniper
15 755 (18.99%) CheckPoint
16 692 (17.41%) VPN
17 681 (17.13%) Linux
18 640 (16.10%) Wireless
18 640 (16.10%) Microsoft Azure
19 632 (15.90%) Network Security
20 613 (15.42%) Cisco ASA
21 588 (14.79%) HP
22 542 (13.64%) Office 365
23 523 (13.16%) DNS
24 499 (12.55%) MPLS
25 489 (12.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 488 (12.28%) F5
27 469 (11.80%) Amazon AWS
28 466 (11.72%) BGP

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
1 442 (11.12%) MS Exchange
2 150 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 142 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 121 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 112 (2.82%) Skype for Business
6 94 (2.36%) IIS
7 47 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 45 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 45 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 33 (0.83%) Apache
10 30 (0.75%) WebLogic
11 28 (0.70%) OpenStack
12 18 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
13 15 (0.38%) Tomcat
14 13 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
15 12 (0.30%) Apache Solr
15 12 (0.30%) Confluence
16 11 (0.28%) WebSphere
17 10 (0.25%) JBoss
18 9 (0.23%) nginx
Applications
1 230 (5.79%) Microsoft Office
2 86 (2.16%) MS Visio
3 85 (2.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 49 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
5 41 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.075%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.050%) CATIA
8 2 (0.050%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.025%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.025%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 8 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.18%) Documaker
2 7 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.13%) Veritas eDiscovery
5 4 (0.10%) C-CURE
5 4 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.050%) BASE24
6 2 (0.050%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.050%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.050%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.050%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.050%) Workfront
7 1 (0.025%) assyst
7 1 (0.025%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.025%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.025%) Lawson
7 1 (0.025%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.025%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 640 (16.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 542 (13.64%) Office 365
3 469 (11.80%) Amazon AWS
4 83 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
4 83 (2.09%) IaaS
5 78 (1.96%) SaaS
6 44 (1.11%) PaaS
7 32 (0.81%) Mimecast
8 30 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
9 24 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
10 16 (0.40%) G Suite
11 12 (0.30%) GitHub
12 9 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
13 7 (0.18%) OpenDNS
14 6 (0.15%) Akamai
14 6 (0.15%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
16 3 (0.075%) OpenShift
17 2 (0.050%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1,835 (46.16%) Firewall
2 1,229 (30.92%) WAN
3 1,103 (27.75%) LAN
4 692 (17.41%) VPN
5 640 (16.10%) Wireless
6 632 (15.90%) Network Security
7 613 (15.42%) Cisco ASA
8 523 (13.16%) DNS
9 499 (12.55%) MPLS
10 466 (11.72%) BGP
11 438 (11.02%) OSPF
12 437 (10.99%) VoIP
13 416 (10.47%) SAN
14 411 (10.34%) TCP/IP
15 399 (10.04%) Cisco Nexus
16 389 (9.79%) DHCP
17 344 (8.65%) Wi-Fi
18 307 (7.72%) VLAN
19 287 (7.22%) Cisco IOS
20 229 (5.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (7.65%) SQL Server
2 55 (1.38%) MySQL
3 29 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (0.58%) Big Data
5 17 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
6 16 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
7 15 (0.38%) MongoDB
8 14 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
8 14 (0.35%) Oracle Database
9 13 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (0.23%) Cognos Impromptu
11 9 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.15%) MS Access
13 4 (0.10%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (0.10%) Power BI
13 4 (0.10%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 94 (2.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 20 (0.50%) Git (software)
3 18 (0.45%) JIRA
3 18 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
4 16 (0.40%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.18%) Gerrit
5 7 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (0.13%) Bitbucket
6 5 (0.13%) Subversion
7 4 (0.10%) AutoIt
7 4 (0.10%) Maven
7 4 (0.10%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.075%) Hudson
8 3 (0.075%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.050%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.050%) Travis CI
9 2 (0.050%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.025%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.025%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 412 (10.36%) Finance
2 320 (8.05%) Retail
3 296 (7.45%) Telecoms
4 87 (2.19%) Legal
5 58 (1.46%) Marketing
6 57 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 55 (1.38%) Banking
8 33 (0.83%) Back Office
8 33 (0.83%) Games
9 25 (0.63%) Electronics
10 20 (0.50%) Billing
11 16 (0.40%) Advertising
11 16 (0.40%) Local Government
12 14 (0.35%) French Language
12 14 (0.35%) Law
13 12 (0.30%) Italian Language
14 11 (0.28%) German Language
14 11 (0.28%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.23%) Publishing
16 8 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,090 (27.42%) Network Engineer
2 568 (14.29%) Analyst
3 395 (9.94%) Architect
4 374 (9.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 303 (7.62%) Cisco Engineer
6 292 (7.35%) Support Engineer
7 233 (5.86%) Senior Network Engineer
8 210 (5.28%) Security Engineer
9 208 (5.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 170 (4.28%) Solutions Architect
11 168 (4.23%) Consultant
11 168 (4.23%) IT Engineer
12 159 (4.00%) IT Support
12 159 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
13 158 (3.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 153 (3.85%) Support Analyst
15 141 (3.55%) IT Analyst
16 132 (3.32%) Network Architect
17 128 (3.22%) Security Analyst
18 115 (2.89%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (1.13%) 802.1X
2 42 (1.06%) Web Services
3 32 (0.81%) LDAP
4 29 (0.73%) HTML
4 29 (0.73%) Middleware
5 26 (0.65%) .NET
6 23 (0.58%) XML
7 19 (0.48%) Flash
8 16 (0.40%) SOAP
9 14 (0.35%) LAMP
10 13 (0.33%) EJB
10 13 (0.33%) Hibernate
10 13 (0.33%) J2EE
10 13 (0.33%) JSON
10 13 (0.33%) Spring
11 11 (0.28%) CSS
11 11 (0.28%) Elastic Stack
12 10 (0.25%) ASP.NET
12 10 (0.25%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (0.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 963 (24.23%) Data Centre
2 332 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
3 288 (7.25%) Self-Motivation
4 173 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 140 (3.52%) Computer Science
6 134 (3.37%) Driving Licence
7 97 (2.44%) Replication
8 89 (2.24%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 89 (2.24%) Hybrid Cloud
9 76 (1.91%) Public Cloud
10 70 (1.76%) Cyberthreat
11 65 (1.64%) Clustering
12 60 (1.51%) PKI
13 58 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
14 55 (1.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 48 (1.21%) Blackberry
15 48 (1.21%) NHS
16 36 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
17 35 (0.88%) EMC VNX
18 33 (0.83%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,438 (36.18%) Windows
2 872 (21.94%) Windows Server
3 681 (17.13%) Linux
4 444 (11.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 344 (8.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 260 (6.54%) Windows 10
7 217 (5.46%) Windows 7
8 142 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 99 (2.49%) Unix
10 86 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 57 (1.43%) Windows 8
12 48 (1.21%) CentOS
13 38 (0.96%) Android
13 38 (0.96%) Ubuntu
14 37 (0.93%) Windows XP
15 34 (0.86%) Mac OS
16 28 (0.70%) Mac OS X
17 21 (0.53%) Solaris
18 18 (0.45%) Debian
19 15 (0.38%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 857 (21.56%) ITIL
2 489 (12.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 446 (11.22%) Problem-Solving
4 328 (8.25%) Presales
5 315 (7.92%) Load Balancing
6 306 (7.70%) Incident Management
7 303 (7.62%) Project Management
8 295 (7.42%) Service Delivery
9 290 (7.30%) Service Management
10 268 (6.74%) Information Security
11 255 (6.42%) Network Management
12 237 (5.96%) Disaster Recovery
12 237 (5.96%) Network Monitoring
13 232 (5.84%) Mentoring
14 229 (5.76%) Network Design
14 229 (5.76%) SIEM
15 209 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
16 188 (4.73%) Problem Management
17 185 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
18 182 (4.58%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 343 (8.63%) SQL
2 254 (6.39%) PowerShell
3 175 (4.40%) Python
4 89 (2.24%) C
5 50 (1.26%) Bash Shell
6 47 (1.18%) PHP
7 42 (1.06%) Java
8 38 (0.96%) JavaScript
8 38 (0.96%) Perl
9 29 (0.73%) C#
10 18 (0.45%) C++
11 16 (0.40%) VBScript
12 14 (0.35%) T-SQL
13 13 (0.33%) Objective-C
14 11 (0.28%) Ruby
15 10 (0.25%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.20%) R
17 6 (0.15%) VB
18 3 (0.075%) Go
18 3 (0.075%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1,621 (40.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1,072 (26.97%) CCNP
3 939 (23.62%) CCNA
4 361 (9.08%) Security Cleared
5 360 (9.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 299 (7.52%) Degree
7 257 (6.47%) SC Cleared
8 253 (6.36%) CCIE
9 246 (6.19%) MCSE
10 188 (4.73%) CISSP
11 173 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 171 (4.30%) MCSA
13 163 (4.10%) CCDP
14 158 (3.97%) ITIL Certification
15 130 (3.27%) SANS
16 122 (3.07%) DV Cleared
16 122 (3.07%) MCP
17 80 (2.01%) CCSP
18 73 (1.84%) Network+ Certification
19 71 (1.79%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 356 (8.96%) SLA
2 177 (4.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 129 (3.25%) GDPR
4 125 (3.14%) PCI DSS
5 48 (1.21%) PMO
6 45 (1.13%) Cyber Essentials
7 23 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 19 (0.48%) QA
9 11 (0.28%) COBIT
9 11 (0.28%) ISO 9001
9 11 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 8 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (0.18%) GPG13
12 4 (0.10%) PMBOK
13 3 (0.075%) BS7799
13 3 (0.075%) Government Security Classifications
13 3 (0.075%) ISO 22301
14 2 (0.050%) Data Quality
14 2 (0.050%) ISO 31000
14 2 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 1,026 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 963 (24.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 419 (10.54%) Hyper-V
4 184 (4.63%) vSphere
5 159 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
6 101 (2.54%) XenApp
7 79 (1.99%) VMware NSX
8 66 (1.66%) XenDesktop
9 64 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
10 60 (1.51%) Terminal Services
11 45 (1.13%) Docker
12 43 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
13 41 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
14 37 (0.93%) ProxySG
15 34 (0.86%) Firmware
16 20 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
17 15 (0.38%) vCloud
18 11 (0.28%) NFS
18 11 (0.28%) pfSense
18 11 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 253 (6.36%) SCCM
2 116 (2.92%) Nagios
3 105 (2.64%) Cisco CUCM
4 93 (2.34%) SCOM
5 92 (2.31%) Cisco Prime
6 81 (2.04%) vRealize
7 71 (1.79%) Ansible
7 71 (1.79%) Puppet
8 65 (1.64%) FortiGate
8 65 (1.64%) vCenter Server
9 57 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
10 50 (1.26%) Cisco LMS
10 50 (1.26%) Opsview
11 45 (1.13%) Backup Exec
12 44 (1.11%) Stealthwatch
13 38 (0.96%) Nessus
14 35 (0.88%) Cisco UCCX
15 33 (0.83%) RSA Security Analytics
16 31 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
16 31 (0.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1,521 (38.26%) VMware
2 1,251 (31.47%) Microsoft
3 773 (19.45%) Juniper
4 755 (18.99%) CheckPoint
5 588 (14.79%) HP
6 488 (12.28%) F5
7 459 (11.55%) Citrix
8 390 (9.81%) Fortinet
9 296 (7.45%) Palo Alto
10 278 (6.99%) SolarWinds
11 222 (5.58%) Dell
12 221 (5.56%) Meraki
13 194 (4.88%) NetApp
14 159 (4.00%) EMC
15 156 (3.92%) Avaya
16 154 (3.87%) Red Hat
17 153 (3.85%) Aruba
18 152 (3.82%) Riverbed
19 141 (3.55%) Veeam
20 133 (3.35%) McAfee