Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 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
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 33 36
Rank change year-on-year -20 +3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 4960 6789 7109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.94% 6.32% 5.80%
As % of the Vendors category 11.02% 14.19% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4233 5600 6099
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% - +0.32%
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 45003 47830 56161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 44.84% 44.50% 45.80%
Number of salaries quoted 35624 37807 45464
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £24,038 £24,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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 -23 1750 £42,500 -5.56% 66
North of England -8 1185 £38,000 -4.40% 76
Midlands -31 642 £38,500 -3.75% 31
North West -5 617 £37,500 - 43
East of England -4 615 £47,500 +5.56% 21
Yorkshire +2 518 £40,000 - 29
South West -17 437 £38,000 - 26
West Midlands -37 406 £40,000 - 13
East Midlands -27 223 £35,000 -15.66% 17
Scotland -16 219 £48,750 +26.07% 17
Wales +14 155 £40,000 - 2
North East -23 50 £34,000 +36.00% 4
Northern Ireland -25 24 £40,000 -
Channel Islands +1 1 £65,000 -35.00%
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 2324 (46.85%) Firewall
2 2190 (44.15%) Cisco Certification
3 2113 (42.60%) Windows
4 1830 (36.90%) VMware
5 1699 (34.25%) Microsoft
6 1568 (31.61%) WAN
7 1439 (29.01%) LAN
8 1398 (28.19%) Active Directory
9 1308 (26.37%) CCNP
10 1285 (25.91%) ITIL
11 1238 (24.96%) Windows Server
12 1218 (24.56%) CCNA
13 1047 (21.11%) VMware Infrastructure
14 1005 (20.26%) Juniper
15 918 (18.51%) VPN
16 864 (17.42%) Data Centre
17 842 (16.98%) Cisco ASA
18 812 (16.37%) CheckPoint
19 782 (15.77%) Linux
20 773 (15.58%) DNS
21 767 (15.46%) TCP/IP
22 735 (14.82%) F5
23 697 (14.05%) Wireless
24 695 (14.01%) MPLS
24 695 (14.01%) Hyper-V
25 692 (13.95%) MS Exchange
26 674 (13.59%) BGP
27 671 (13.53%) Windows Server 2012
28 666 (13.43%) Network Security
29 654 (13.19%) 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
1 692 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 330 (6.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 167 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 158 (3.19%) IIS
5 125 (2.52%) SharePoint
5 125 (2.52%) Skype for Business
6 87 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 61 (1.23%) Apache
8 37 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 29 (0.58%) OpenStack
10 26 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 24 (0.48%) CMS
12 20 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 20 (0.40%) Tomcat
13 17 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
14 14 (0.28%) nginx
15 12 (0.24%) JBoss
16 11 (0.22%) WebLogic
17 10 (0.20%) SAS
18 8 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 315 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 28 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.081%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.020%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.020%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.020%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 11 (0.22%) Markit EDM
2 8 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.14%) Postilion
4 6 (0.12%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.060%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.060%) Epicor Tropos
7 2 (0.040%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.040%) Maximo
8 1 (0.020%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.020%) Movex
8 1 (0.020%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.020%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 594 (11.98%) Office 365
2 445 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 292 (5.89%) Amazon AWS
4 82 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
5 67 (1.35%) SaaS
6 52 (1.05%) IaaS
7 44 (0.89%) Mimecast
8 39 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
9 31 (0.63%) PaaS
10 23 (0.46%) G Suite
11 16 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 15 (0.30%) Akamai
13 12 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
14 11 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
15 10 (0.20%) Amazon S3
16 7 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 7 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
17 6 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
17 6 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
17 6 (0.12%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2324 (46.85%) Firewall
2 1568 (31.61%) WAN
3 1439 (29.01%) LAN
4 918 (18.51%) VPN
5 842 (16.98%) Cisco ASA
6 773 (15.58%) DNS
7 767 (15.46%) TCP/IP
8 697 (14.05%) Wireless
9 695 (14.01%) MPLS
10 674 (13.59%) BGP
11 666 (13.43%) Network Security
12 654 (13.19%) VoIP
13 617 (12.44%) SAN
14 601 (12.12%) OSPF
15 557 (11.23%) DHCP
16 550 (11.09%) VLAN
17 515 (10.38%) Cisco Nexus
18 317 (6.39%) EIGRP
19 316 (6.37%) IPsec
20 313 (6.31%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 470 (9.48%) SQL Server
2 78 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 57 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 52 (1.05%) MySQL
5 42 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
6 25 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 21 (0.42%) MongoDB
7 21 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (0.42%) SQL Server 2016
8 19 (0.38%) Oracle Database
9 16 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
10 10 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (0.20%) NoSQL
11 9 (0.18%) Hadoop
11 9 (0.18%) Redis
12 8 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.081%) Relational Database
14 3 (0.060%) Big Data
14 3 (0.060%) Riak
Development Applications
1 44 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 33 (0.67%) Git (software)
3 27 (0.54%) GCC
3 27 (0.54%) GDB
3 27 (0.54%) Subversion
3 27 (0.54%) Trac
4 23 (0.46%) Jenkins
5 22 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (0.18%) JIRA
6 9 (0.18%) Metasploit
6 9 (0.18%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.081%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.081%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.060%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.060%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.040%) GitLab
10 2 (0.040%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.020%) MSI
11 1 (0.020%) Rational DOORS
General
1 470 (9.48%) Finance
2 398 (8.02%) Telecoms
3 109 (2.20%) Retail
4 88 (1.77%) Manufacturing
5 69 (1.39%) Marketing
6 58 (1.17%) Advertising
7 55 (1.11%) Legal
8 39 (0.79%) Financial Institution
9 38 (0.77%) Digital Economy
10 36 (0.73%) German Language
11 34 (0.69%) Banking
11 34 (0.69%) Electronics
12 28 (0.56%) French Language
13 23 (0.46%) Back Office
14 20 (0.40%) Automotive
15 17 (0.34%) Law
16 15 (0.30%) Billing
17 13 (0.26%) Games
17 13 (0.26%) Multimedia
18 10 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1427 (28.77%) Network Engineer
2 612 (12.34%) Support Engineer
3 548 (11.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 510 (10.28%) Cisco Engineer
5 452 (9.11%) Analyst
6 379 (7.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 348 (7.02%) Senior Network Engineer
8 290 (5.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 280 (5.65%) Architect
10 257 (5.18%) IT Engineer
11 250 (5.04%) Security Engineer
12 239 (4.82%) Consultant
13 219 (4.42%) Support Analyst
14 209 (4.21%) Network Support
15 204 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support
16 192 (3.87%) 2nd Line Support
17 175 (3.53%) IT Support
18 168 (3.39%) Network Security Engineer
19 164 (3.31%) Network Architect
20 159 (3.21%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (1.39%) Web Services
2 68 (1.37%) HTML
3 52 (1.05%) 802.1X
4 47 (0.95%) XML
5 33 (0.67%) CSS
6 27 (0.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 27 (0.54%) STL
7 24 (0.48%) .NET
7 24 (0.48%) React
8 23 (0.46%) Node.js
9 22 (0.44%) AngularJS
10 21 (0.42%) REST
11 19 (0.38%) Middleware
12 16 (0.32%) JSON
13 12 (0.24%) XMPP
14 10 (0.20%) LAMP
14 10 (0.20%) RFC 2547
15 9 (0.18%) WAP
16 8 (0.16%) Ajax
17 7 (0.14%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 864 (17.42%) Data Centre
2 229 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 176 (3.55%) Driving Licence
4 174 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 146 (2.94%) Clustering
6 117 (2.36%) Computer Science
7 90 (1.81%) Replication
8 66 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
9 63 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
10 61 (1.23%) Virtual Team
11 49 (0.99%) Public Cloud
12 46 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 46 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
12 46 (0.93%) PKI
13 40 (0.81%) Blackberry
14 38 (0.77%) Private Cloud
14 38 (0.77%) User Experience
15 34 (0.69%) iPad
15 34 (0.69%) iPhone
16 30 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2113 (42.60%) Windows
2 1238 (24.96%) Windows Server
3 782 (15.77%) Linux
4 671 (13.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 560 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 317 (6.39%) Windows 7
7 253 (5.10%) Unix
8 243 (4.90%) Windows 10
9 217 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 145 (2.92%) CentOS
11 128 (2.58%) Windows 8
12 82 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 80 (1.61%) Ubuntu
14 60 (1.21%) Solaris
15 55 (1.11%) Windows XP
16 39 (0.79%) Windows 2000
17 30 (0.60%) Debian
18 28 (0.56%) Mac OS X
19 24 (0.48%) Android
20 23 (0.46%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1285 (25.91%) ITIL
2 435 (8.77%) Load Balancing
3 319 (6.43%) Change Management
4 311 (6.27%) Presales
5 290 (5.85%) Network Design
6 285 (5.75%) Service Management
7 272 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 271 (5.46%) Network Management
9 264 (5.32%) Network Monitoring
10 256 (5.16%) Service Delivery
11 246 (4.96%) Project Management
12 209 (4.21%) Root Cause Analysis
13 207 (4.17%) Problem Management
14 196 (3.95%) Mentoring
15 189 (3.81%) Incident Management
16 174 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
17 156 (3.15%) Information Security
18 153 (3.08%) Capacity Planning
19 148 (2.98%) Migration
20 147 (2.96%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 374 (7.54%) SQL
2 266 (5.36%) PowerShell
3 197 (3.97%) Python
4 127 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 122 (2.46%) Perl
6 85 (1.71%) C
7 69 (1.39%) PHP
8 50 (1.01%) Java
9 41 (0.83%) C++
9 41 (0.83%) Shell Script
10 37 (0.75%) JavaScript
11 23 (0.46%) VBScript
12 22 (0.44%) Ruby
13 16 (0.32%) C#
14 10 (0.20%) R
15 9 (0.18%) VB
16 8 (0.16%) VBA
17 5 (0.10%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.081%) Tcl
18 4 (0.081%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2190 (44.15%) Cisco Certification
2 1308 (26.37%) CCNP
3 1218 (24.56%) CCNA
4 466 (9.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 340 (6.85%) Degree
6 333 (6.71%) CCIE
7 323 (6.51%) Security Cleared
8 317 (6.39%) MCSE
9 247 (4.98%) SC Cleared
10 197 (3.97%) A+ Certification
11 192 (3.87%) MCSA
12 184 (3.71%) Network+ Certification
13 158 (3.19%) CCENT
14 154 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
15 147 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 140 (2.82%) MCP
17 138 (2.78%) CCDP
18 117 (2.36%) CISSP
19 105 (2.12%) DV Cleared
20 92 (1.85%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 440 (8.87%) SLA
2 135 (2.72%) PCI DSS
3 129 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 47 (0.95%) QA
5 44 (0.89%) PMO
6 27 (0.54%) GDPR
7 20 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
8 13 (0.26%) ISO 9001
9 11 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 8 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 5 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.10%) RMADS
12 4 (0.081%) FIPS 140-2
13 3 (0.060%) COBIT
13 3 (0.060%) Disclosure Scotland
14 2 (0.040%) PA-DSS
15 1 (0.020%) Data Quality
15 1 (0.020%) Def Stans
15 1 (0.020%) GPG13
System Software
1 1398 (28.19%) Active Directory
2 1047 (21.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 695 (14.01%) Hyper-V
4 287 (5.79%) vSphere
5 226 (4.56%) VMware ESXi
6 120 (2.42%) XenApp
7 63 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
8 61 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
8 61 (1.23%) XenDesktop
9 59 (1.19%) Terminal Services
10 53 (1.07%) Docker
11 39 (0.79%) ProxySG
12 33 (0.67%) Firmware
12 33 (0.67%) XenServer
13 30 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
13 30 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 27 (0.54%) KVM
15 26 (0.52%) NFS
15 26 (0.52%) VMware NSX
16 25 (0.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 303 (6.11%) SCCM
2 127 (2.56%) Nagios
3 125 (2.52%) Puppet
4 121 (2.44%) SCOM
5 119 (2.40%) vCenter Server
6 112 (2.26%) Cisco CUCM
7 108 (2.18%) FortiGate
8 103 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
9 87 (1.75%) Backup Exec
10 82 (1.65%) Cisco Prime
11 79 (1.59%) Ansible
12 67 (1.35%) WSUS
13 63 (1.27%) Cacti
14 58 (1.17%) Cisco UCCX
15 54 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 51 (1.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 50 (1.01%) Opsview
18 43 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 41 (0.83%) Cisco LMS
20 36 (0.73%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 1830 (36.90%) VMware
2 1699 (34.25%) Microsoft
3 1005 (20.26%) Juniper
4 812 (16.37%) CheckPoint
5 735 (14.82%) F5
6 623 (12.56%) HP
7 572 (11.53%) Citrix
8 461 (9.29%) Palo Alto
9 294 (5.93%) Dell
9 294 (5.93%) SolarWinds
10 231 (4.66%) Avaya
11 212 (4.27%) NetApp
12 210 (4.23%) Fortinet
13 190 (3.83%) Brocade
14 182 (3.67%) Meraki
15 181 (3.65%) Blue Coat
16 168 (3.39%) Symantec
17 167 (3.37%) Veeam
18 166 (3.35%) Red Hat
19 118 (2.38%) Aruba