Period
to 16 November 2019

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 November 2019 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 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 63 55
Rank change year-on-year +25 -8 -21
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 4,293 3,959 5,229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 5.52% 4.32% 5.21%
As % of the Vendors category 12.98% 10.03% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3,239 3,182 4,532
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +1.19% -1.18%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,550 £67,500 £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 33,063 39,455 44,727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 42.51% 43.08% 44.53%
Number of salaries quoted 25,119 30,471 35,527
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,342 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 November 2019.

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 November 2019. 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 +32 1,459 £47,500 - 237
North of England +19 1,030 £42,500 +6.25% 188
Midlands +10 807 £45,000 +12.50% 146
West Midlands +7 538 £50,000 +11.11% 81
North West -5 497 £42,500 +6.25% 99
Yorkshire +44 493 £37,500 -11.40% 63
East of England +7 421 £40,000 -5.88% 86
South West +14 382 £42,500 - 74
East Midlands +23 268 £41,000 +17.14% 65
Scotland 0 129 £45,000 -10.00% 46
Wales +4 44 £37,500 -11.76% 15
North East +20 40 £40,708 +16.31% 26
Northern Ireland +13 20 £25,000 +19.05% 7
Channel Islands +8 3 £25,000 -23.08% 1
Isle of Man +2 3 £51,000 -
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 2,143 (49.92%) Firewall
2 2,015 (46.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1,577 (36.73%) Windows
4 1,442 (33.59%) WAN
5 1,404 (32.70%) Microsoft
6 1,371 (31.94%) VMware
7 1,284 (29.91%) CCNP
8 1,220 (28.42%) CCNA
9 1,127 (26.25%) LAN
10 1,035 (24.11%) Active Directory
11 960 (22.36%) Azure
12 893 (20.80%) Windows Server
13 859 (20.01%) VMware Infrastructure
14 850 (19.80%) Data Centre
15 830 (19.33%) ITIL
16 813 (18.94%) Linux
17 809 (18.84%) Office 365
18 801 (18.66%) VPN
19 790 (18.40%) DNS
20 732 (17.05%) Network Security
21 725 (16.89%) Cisco ASA
22 713 (16.61%) Juniper
23 682 (15.89%) BGP
24 659 (15.35%) OSPF
25 658 (15.33%) Wireless
26 621 (14.47%) Palo Alto
27 610 (14.21%) MPLS
28 576 (13.42%) CheckPoint
29 570 (13.28%) Citrix
30 533 (12.42%) TCP/IP

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
1 429 (9.99%) MS Exchange
2 182 (4.24%) SharePoint
3 114 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 103 (2.40%) Skype for Business
5 99 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 90 (2.10%) IIS
7 36 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 29 (0.68%) SAS
9 24 (0.56%) Confluence
10 12 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 11 (0.26%) Apache
12 10 (0.23%) OpenStack
12 10 (0.23%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (0.093%) Tomcat
17 2 (0.047%) CMS
17 2 (0.047%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 247 (5.75%) Microsoft Office
2 82 (1.91%) MS Visio
3 60 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 45 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 27 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.070%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.023%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.023%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.023%) HipChat
8 1 (0.023%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.023%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.21%) Exchequer
3 4 (0.093%) Cisco SocialMiner
3 4 (0.093%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.093%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.070%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.047%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.047%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.047%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.023%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 960 (22.36%) Azure
2 809 (18.84%) Office 365
3 502 (11.69%) AWS
4 96 (2.24%) SaaS
5 93 (2.17%) IaaS
6 91 (2.12%) Azure Active Directory
7 74 (1.72%) PaaS
8 60 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
9 58 (1.35%) GCP
10 46 (1.07%) OneDrive
11 18 (0.42%) Azure Stack
11 18 (0.42%) Mimecast
12 17 (0.40%) Power Platform
13 16 (0.37%) G Suite
14 10 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
15 9 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
15 9 (0.21%) SoftLayer
16 5 (0.12%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 5 (0.12%) GitHub
17 4 (0.093%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 2,143 (49.92%) Firewall
2 1,442 (33.59%) WAN
3 1,127 (26.25%) LAN
4 801 (18.66%) VPN
5 790 (18.40%) DNS
6 732 (17.05%) Network Security
7 725 (16.89%) Cisco ASA
8 682 (15.89%) BGP
9 659 (15.35%) OSPF
10 658 (15.33%) Wireless
11 610 (14.21%) MPLS
12 533 (12.42%) TCP/IP
13 482 (11.23%) Cisco Nexus
14 481 (11.20%) DHCP
15 466 (10.85%) VoIP
16 351 (8.18%) IPsec
17 320 (7.45%) SAN
18 262 (6.10%) VLAN
19 241 (5.61%) Broadband
20 233 (5.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 18 (0.42%) MySQL
3 16 (0.37%) Power BI
3 16 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (0.35%) Oracle Database
5 13 (0.30%) Relational Database
6 12 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (0.16%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.14%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (0.12%) Geospatial Data
11 5 (0.12%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (0.093%) FileMaker
12 4 (0.093%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.093%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.093%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (0.093%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.070%) Big Data
13 3 (0.070%) Redis
Development Applications
1 39 (0.91%) Git (software)
2 35 (0.82%) JIRA
3 32 (0.75%) Visual Studio
4 21 (0.49%) Jenkins
5 19 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 18 (0.42%) TestRail
6 18 (0.42%) Zephyr
7 16 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (0.19%) TeamCity
9 8 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.070%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.070%) Burp Suite
12 2 (0.047%) InstallShield
12 2 (0.047%) MSI
13 1 (0.023%) Bugzilla
13 1 (0.023%) Fiddler
13 1 (0.023%) StarTeam
General
1 430 (10.02%) Telecoms
2 302 (7.03%) Public Sector
3 296 (6.89%) Finance
4 144 (3.35%) Retail
5 98 (2.28%) Banking
6 84 (1.96%) Manufacturing
7 65 (1.51%) Law
8 58 (1.35%) Aerospace
9 55 (1.28%) Marketing
10 52 (1.21%) German Language
11 47 (1.09%) Italian Language
12 44 (1.02%) Electronics
13 38 (0.89%) Legal
14 30 (0.70%) Local Government
15 22 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
16 20 (0.47%) Military
17 18 (0.42%) Games
18 14 (0.33%) Advertising
19 11 (0.26%) French Language
20 9 (0.21%) Police
Job Titles
1 1,420 (33.08%) Network Engineer
2 453 (10.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 446 (10.39%) Cisco Engineer
4 420 (9.78%) Support Engineer
5 354 (8.25%) Security Engineer
6 353 (8.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 328 (7.64%) Analyst
8 309 (7.20%) Network Security Engineer
9 275 (6.41%) Consultant
10 271 (6.31%) Architect
11 257 (5.99%) IT Engineer
12 234 (5.45%) Senior Network Engineer
13 181 (4.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 176 (4.10%) Cisco Security Engineer
15 143 (3.33%) IT Support
16 128 (2.98%) Network Support
17 125 (2.91%) 2nd Line Support
18 120 (2.80%) Systems Engineer
19 118 (2.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
20 117 (2.73%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (1.05%) 802.1X
2 41 (0.96%) Web Services
3 33 (0.77%) XMPP
4 29 (0.68%) LDAP
5 16 (0.37%) .NET
5 16 (0.37%) JSON
6 10 (0.23%) Flash
6 10 (0.23%) XML
7 8 (0.19%) Elastic Stack
8 6 (0.14%) Regular Expression
9 5 (0.12%) MAPI
9 5 (0.12%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (0.12%) SAML
10 4 (0.093%) COM
10 4 (0.093%) Node.js
10 4 (0.093%) REST
10 4 (0.093%) SOAP
10 4 (0.093%) YAML
11 3 (0.070%) AngularJS
11 3 (0.070%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 850 (19.80%) Data Centre
2 359 (8.36%) Management Information System
3 302 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
4 143 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
5 121 (2.82%) Driving Licence
6 94 (2.19%) Hybrid Cloud
7 84 (1.96%) Replication
8 75 (1.75%) Public Cloud
9 65 (1.51%) Clustering
10 51 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
11 50 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 47 (1.09%) PKI
12 47 (1.09%) Virtual Team
13 35 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
14 34 (0.79%) EMC VMAX
15 33 (0.77%) EMC VNX
16 28 (0.65%) Private Cloud
17 24 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
18 23 (0.54%) Blackberry
19 22 (0.51%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1,577 (36.73%) Windows
2 893 (20.80%) Windows Server
3 813 (18.94%) Linux
4 385 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 377 (8.78%) Unix
6 376 (8.76%) Windows 10
7 251 (5.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 219 (5.10%) Windows 7
9 83 (1.93%) Windows 8
10 74 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 74 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 73 (1.70%) CentOS
12 56 (1.30%) Ubuntu
13 36 (0.84%) Mac OS
14 29 (0.68%) Debian
15 25 (0.58%) HPUX
16 17 (0.40%) Android
17 16 (0.37%) CatOS
17 16 (0.37%) Mac OS X
18 14 (0.33%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 830 (19.33%) ITIL
2 529 (12.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 474 (11.04%) Problem-Solving
4 434 (10.11%) Service Delivery
5 379 (8.83%) Network Design
6 365 (8.50%) Network Management
7 328 (7.64%) Presales
8 315 (7.34%) Mentoring
9 267 (6.22%) Project Delivery
10 263 (6.13%) Change Control
11 254 (5.92%) Load Balancing
12 240 (5.59%) Migration
13 227 (5.29%) Change Management
14 215 (5.01%) Service Management
15 212 (4.94%) Project Management
16 211 (4.91%) Product Management
17 202 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
18 192 (4.47%) Incident Management
19 190 (4.43%) Information Security
20 186 (4.33%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 313 (7.29%) PowerShell
2 285 (6.64%) Python
3 212 (4.94%) SQL
4 210 (4.89%) Bash Shell
5 185 (4.31%) Perl
6 100 (2.33%) C
7 34 (0.79%) PHP
8 27 (0.63%) C++
9 24 (0.56%) JavaScript
10 23 (0.54%) Shell Script
11 21 (0.49%) C#
12 20 (0.47%) Java
12 20 (0.47%) Ruby
13 11 (0.26%) Go
14 7 (0.16%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.093%) Ada
16 2 (0.047%) Groovy
16 2 (0.047%) R
16 2 (0.047%) VB
16 2 (0.047%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2,015 (46.94%) Cisco Certification
2 1,284 (29.91%) CCNP
3 1,220 (28.42%) CCNA
4 440 (10.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 400 (9.32%) Security Cleared
6 373 (8.69%) Degree
7 313 (7.29%) MCSE
8 260 (6.06%) CCIE
9 229 (5.33%) SC Cleared
10 171 (3.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 170 (3.96%) CCDP
12 147 (3.42%) MCSA
13 136 (3.17%) JNCIA
14 121 (2.82%) JNCIS
15 105 (2.45%) CISSP
15 105 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
16 91 (2.12%) DV Cleared
17 89 (2.07%) JNCIP
18 87 (2.03%) CCSA
19 86 (2.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 332 (7.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 290 (6.76%) SLA
3 233 (5.43%) ISO 9001
4 65 (1.51%) PCI DSS
5 32 (0.75%) GDPR
6 28 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 26 (0.61%) PMO
8 25 (0.58%) QA
9 23 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 20 (0.47%) ISO 22301
11 17 (0.40%) COBIT
12 16 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
13 12 (0.28%) NIST
14 7 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 7 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 7 (0.16%) NCSC
15 6 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
16 5 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 5 (0.12%) ISO 14001
17 4 (0.093%) GPG13
System Software
1 1,035 (24.11%) Active Directory
2 859 (20.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 450 (10.48%) Hyper-V
4 193 (4.50%) vSphere
5 155 (3.61%) XenApp
6 144 (3.35%) VMware ESXi
7 99 (2.31%) VMware NSX
8 93 (2.17%) XenDesktop
9 60 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
10 42 (0.98%) Terminal Services
11 39 (0.91%) Firmware
12 37 (0.86%) Docker
12 37 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
12 37 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
13 28 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
14 23 (0.54%) vCloud
15 20 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 17 (0.40%) DFS Replication
16 17 (0.40%) NFS
17 13 (0.30%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 311 (7.24%) SCCM
2 266 (6.20%) FortiGate
3 202 (4.71%) Nagios
4 200 (4.66%) Cisco CUCM
5 132 (3.07%) SCOM
6 88 (2.05%) WSUS
7 84 (1.96%) Ansible
8 74 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
9 72 (1.68%) Cisco UCCX
10 66 (1.54%) Puppet
11 61 (1.42%) vCenter Server
12 60 (1.40%) Cisco Prime
13 47 (1.09%) Backup Exec
14 46 (1.07%) vRealize
15 37 (0.86%) Kubernetes
16 34 (0.79%) Terraform
17 33 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
18 32 (0.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
19 31 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
20 29 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1,404 (32.70%) Microsoft
2 1,371 (31.94%) VMware
3 713 (16.61%) Juniper
4 621 (14.47%) Palo Alto
5 576 (13.42%) CheckPoint
6 570 (13.28%) Citrix
7 488 (11.37%) HP
8 433 (10.09%) Fortinet
9 379 (8.83%) Meraki
10 336 (7.83%) Dell
11 324 (7.55%) NetApp
12 311 (7.24%) F5
13 266 (6.20%) SolarWinds
14 174 (4.05%) EMC
15 172 (4.01%) Aruba
16 162 (3.77%) Veeam
17 122 (2.84%) Avaya
18 119 (2.77%) Brocade
19 115 (2.68%) Symantec
20 101 (2.35%) Huawei