Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 54 33
Rank change year-on-year -8 -21 +3
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 3,914 5,024 6,865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.41% 4.98% 6.35%
As % of the Vendors category 10.30% 11.23% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3,169 4,290 5,650
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,250 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.98% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - -

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 38,011 44,757 48,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 42.80% 44.32% 44.69%
Number of salaries quoted 29,187 35,391 38,185
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £69,700 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -26 1,149 £47,500 +11.76% 202
North of England +4 962 £42,000 +10.53% 197
Midlands +26 711 £41,500 +7.79% 151
North West +18 595 £42,500 +13.33% 101
East of England +12 553 £41,500 -12.63% 105
West Midlands +33 507 £45,000 +12.50% 96
South West -9 358 £42,500 +11.84% 99
Yorkshire -23 312 £40,200 +0.50% 78
East Midlands +5 202 £37,000 +5.71% 55
Scotland -26 155 £50,000 - 22
North East +2 55 £37,500 +12.78% 18
Wales -64 45 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Northern Ireland -20 9 £21,000 -47.50% 3
Channel Islands -4 4 £32,500 -50.00%
Isle of Man - 1 - -
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 1,847 (47.19%) Firewall
2 1,640 (41.90%) Cisco Certification
3 1,504 (38.43%) VMware
4 1,432 (36.59%) Windows
5 1,280 (32.70%) Microsoft
6 1,232 (31.48%) WAN
7 1,105 (28.23%) LAN
8 1,048 (26.78%) CCNP
9 988 (25.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 982 (25.09%) Active Directory
11 907 (23.17%) CCNA
12 873 (22.30%) Data Centre
13 807 (20.62%) ITIL
14 805 (20.57%) Windows Server
15 729 (18.63%) CheckPoint
16 728 (18.60%) Juniper
17 681 (17.40%) Wireless
18 665 (16.99%) Linux
19 663 (16.94%) Network Security
20 608 (15.53%) Microsoft Azure
21 584 (14.92%) VPN
22 560 (14.31%) Cisco ASA
23 521 (13.31%) HP
24 519 (13.26%) DNS
25 517 (13.21%) Office 365
26 496 (12.67%) BGP
27 495 (12.65%) Citrix
28 473 (12.08%) MPLS
29 465 (11.88%) TCP/IP
30 461 (11.78%) 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
1 415 (10.60%) MS Exchange
2 173 (4.42%) SharePoint
3 126 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 124 (3.17%) Skype for Business
5 100 (2.55%) IIS
6 93 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 41 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
8 37 (0.95%) Apache
9 36 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 36 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
10 34 (0.87%) Tomcat
11 30 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
12 21 (0.54%) WebLogic
13 18 (0.46%) OpenStack
14 17 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
15 11 (0.28%) Apache Solr
16 9 (0.23%) nginx
17 5 (0.13%) IBM Domino
18 4 (0.10%) IBM Notes
18 4 (0.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 204 (5.21%) Microsoft Office
2 111 (2.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 59 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 48 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
5 35 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.077%) CATIA
8 3 (0.077%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.026%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.026%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.026%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 9 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.10%) C-CURE
3 4 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.077%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.077%) SAP R/3
4 3 (0.077%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.051%) BASE24
5 2 (0.051%) Sage 1000
5 2 (0.051%) Sage 500
5 2 (0.051%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.026%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.026%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.026%) Lawson
6 1 (0.026%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.026%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 608 (15.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 517 (13.21%) Office 365
3 414 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
4 69 (1.76%) IaaS
5 62 (1.58%) SaaS
6 51 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
7 40 (1.02%) PaaS
8 38 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
9 33 (0.84%) Mimecast
10 32 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
11 14 (0.36%) G Suite
12 10 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
13 8 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
14 7 (0.18%) OpenDNS
15 5 (0.13%) Akamai
15 5 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
16 4 (0.10%) GitHub
16 4 (0.10%) OpenShift
17 3 (0.077%) Google Compute Engine
17 3 (0.077%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1,847 (47.19%) Firewall
2 1,232 (31.48%) WAN
3 1,105 (28.23%) LAN
4 681 (17.40%) Wireless
5 663 (16.94%) Network Security
6 584 (14.92%) VPN
7 560 (14.31%) Cisco ASA
8 519 (13.26%) DNS
9 496 (12.67%) BGP
10 473 (12.08%) MPLS
11 465 (11.88%) TCP/IP
12 461 (11.78%) VoIP
13 436 (11.14%) OSPF
14 433 (11.06%) Wi-Fi
15 396 (10.12%) DHCP
16 390 (9.96%) SAN
17 380 (9.71%) Cisco Nexus
18 326 (8.33%) VLAN
19 259 (6.62%) Cisco IOS
20 232 (5.93%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 51 (1.30%) MySQL
3 28 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (0.51%) Big Data
6 18 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
8 13 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (0.26%) MS Access
11 9 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (0.20%) Relational Database
13 7 (0.18%) MongoDB
13 7 (0.18%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.15%) Cognos Impromptu
15 5 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
16 4 (0.10%) Azure SQL Database
16 4 (0.10%) SQL Server 2000
17 3 (0.077%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 63 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 15 (0.38%) Git (software)
3 12 (0.31%) JIRA
4 8 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.15%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.13%) Bitbucket
6 5 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (0.13%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.10%) AutoIt
8 3 (0.077%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.077%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.077%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.051%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.051%) Subversion
9 2 (0.051%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.026%) Ant
10 1 (0.026%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.026%) Hudson
10 1 (0.026%) Maven
10 1 (0.026%) Travis CI
General
1 365 (9.33%) Finance
2 307 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 254 (6.49%) Retail
4 128 (3.27%) Legal
5 51 (1.30%) Marketing
6 46 (1.18%) Banking
7 41 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 27 (0.69%) Back Office
8 27 (0.69%) Games
9 24 (0.61%) Electronics
10 22 (0.56%) Advertising
11 21 (0.54%) Billing
12 20 (0.51%) Aerospace
13 15 (0.38%) French Language
14 14 (0.36%) Law
14 14 (0.36%) Local Government
15 12 (0.31%) Military
16 11 (0.28%) Publishing
17 7 (0.18%) German Language
17 7 (0.18%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1,105 (28.23%) Network Engineer
2 560 (14.31%) Analyst
3 365 (9.33%) Architect
4 350 (8.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 280 (7.15%) Support Engineer
6 269 (6.87%) Cisco Engineer
7 209 (5.34%) Senior Network Engineer
8 195 (4.98%) Security Engineer
9 193 (4.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 182 (4.65%) Consultant
11 180 (4.60%) IT Analyst
12 172 (4.39%) Security Analyst
13 170 (4.34%) IT Engineer
14 148 (3.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 148 (3.78%) Support Analyst
15 146 (3.73%) Network Security Engineer
16 144 (3.68%) Network Architect
17 140 (3.58%) IT Support
18 135 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
19 119 (3.04%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (0.82%) .NET
2 30 (0.77%) 802.1X
3 25 (0.64%) Web Services
4 22 (0.56%) HTML
5 21 (0.54%) .NET Framework
6 20 (0.51%) LDAP
7 17 (0.43%) LAMP
8 16 (0.41%) Entity Framework
8 16 (0.41%) XML
9 12 (0.31%) ASP.NET
9 12 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (0.28%) EJB
10 11 (0.28%) Elastic Stack
10 11 (0.28%) Hibernate
10 11 (0.28%) J2EE
10 11 (0.28%) Spring
11 9 (0.23%) ADSI
11 9 (0.23%) Middleware
11 9 (0.23%) REST
12 8 (0.20%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 873 (22.30%) Data Centre
2 313 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
3 298 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
4 197 (5.03%) Management Information System
5 119 (3.04%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 117 (2.99%) Driving Licence
7 89 (2.27%) Replication
8 84 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
9 81 (2.07%) Clustering
10 75 (1.92%) Public Cloud
11 65 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
12 42 (1.07%) PKI
12 42 (1.07%) Security Operations Centre
13 40 (1.02%) Cyberthreat
14 39 (1.00%) Blackberry
15 38 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
16 31 (0.79%) Private Cloud
17 30 (0.77%) EMC VNX
18 29 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
18 29 (0.74%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1,432 (36.59%) Windows
2 805 (20.57%) Windows Server
3 665 (16.99%) Linux
4 408 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 335 (8.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 285 (7.28%) Windows 10
7 239 (6.11%) Windows 7
8 172 (4.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 117 (2.99%) Unix
10 84 (2.15%) Windows 8
11 51 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 43 (1.10%) CentOS
13 32 (0.82%) Ubuntu
14 30 (0.77%) Mac OS
15 29 (0.74%) Mac OS X
16 28 (0.72%) Windows XP
17 27 (0.69%) Android
18 21 (0.54%) Debian
19 19 (0.49%) AIX
20 14 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 807 (20.62%) ITIL
2 452 (11.55%) Problem-Solving
3 450 (11.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 326 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 288 (7.36%) Presales
6 277 (7.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 276 (7.05%) Information Security
8 275 (7.03%) Project Management
9 269 (6.87%) Network Management
10 265 (6.77%) Load Balancing
11 255 (6.52%) Service Delivery
12 243 (6.21%) Service Management
13 230 (5.88%) SIEM
14 221 (5.65%) Incident Management
15 207 (5.29%) Network Design
16 205 (5.24%) Agile Software Development
17 199 (5.08%) Network Monitoring
18 189 (4.83%) Change Management
19 179 (4.57%) Data Protection
20 172 (4.39%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 389 (9.94%) SQL
2 241 (6.16%) PowerShell
3 186 (4.75%) Python
4 76 (1.94%) C
5 62 (1.58%) Bash Shell
6 44 (1.12%) Perl
7 40 (1.02%) C#
8 35 (0.89%) PHP
9 31 (0.79%) Java
10 29 (0.74%) T-SQL
11 21 (0.54%) JavaScript
12 19 (0.49%) C++
13 18 (0.46%) VBScript
14 17 (0.43%) Tcl
15 13 (0.33%) Shell Script
16 11 (0.28%) Objective-C
17 10 (0.26%) VB
18 5 (0.13%) VBA
19 4 (0.10%) Ruby
20 3 (0.077%) R
Qualifications
1 1,640 (41.90%) Cisco Certification
2 1,048 (26.78%) CCNP
3 907 (23.17%) CCNA
4 398 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 317 (8.10%) Security Cleared
6 296 (7.56%) MCSE
7 278 (7.10%) Degree
8 263 (6.72%) CCIE
9 235 (6.00%) SC Cleared
10 222 (5.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 203 (5.19%) CISSP
12 151 (3.86%) SANS
13 146 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
14 142 (3.63%) MCSA
15 135 (3.45%) CCDP
16 120 (3.07%) MCP
17 105 (2.68%) CREST Certified
18 97 (2.48%) DV Cleared
19 93 (2.38%) CCSA
20 68 (1.74%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 342 (8.74%) SLA
2 223 (5.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 197 (5.03%) GDPR
4 155 (3.96%) PCI DSS
5 57 (1.46%) PMO
6 38 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials
7 24 (0.61%) ISO 9001
8 22 (0.56%) QA
9 19 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 17 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 16 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 15 (0.38%) Data Quality
13 8 (0.20%) COBIT
14 3 (0.077%) BS7799
14 3 (0.077%) GPG13
15 2 (0.051%) Government Security Classifications
15 2 (0.051%) HIPAA
15 2 (0.051%) NIST 800
15 2 (0.051%) PMBOK
15 2 (0.051%) SAS 70
System Software
1 988 (25.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 982 (25.09%) Active Directory
3 417 (10.65%) Hyper-V
4 177 (4.52%) vSphere
5 160 (4.09%) VMware ESXi
6 120 (3.07%) XenApp
7 92 (2.35%) VMware NSX
8 76 (1.94%) XenDesktop
9 50 (1.28%) Terminal Services
10 44 (1.12%) Docker
11 41 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
12 34 (0.87%) Firmware
12 34 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
13 27 (0.69%) ProxySG
14 26 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
15 25 (0.64%) vCloud
16 22 (0.56%) Terminal Server
17 19 (0.49%) VMware Server
18 18 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
19 17 (0.43%) NFS
Systems Management
1 261 (6.67%) SCCM
2 110 (2.81%) Nagios
3 97 (2.48%) SCOM
4 76 (1.94%) Cisco CUCM
5 75 (1.92%) FortiGate
6 71 (1.81%) Cisco Prime
7 69 (1.76%) vCenter Server
8 68 (1.74%) vRealize
9 67 (1.71%) Stealthwatch
10 58 (1.48%) Puppet
11 57 (1.46%) Ansible
12 48 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
13 39 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
14 38 (0.97%) Cisco LMS
14 38 (0.97%) Opsview
15 33 (0.84%) Backup Exec
15 33 (0.84%) Nessus
16 32 (0.82%) Cacti
17 30 (0.77%) WSUS
18 26 (0.66%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1,504 (38.43%) VMware
2 1,280 (32.70%) Microsoft
3 729 (18.63%) CheckPoint
4 728 (18.60%) Juniper
5 521 (13.31%) HP
6 495 (12.65%) Citrix
7 458 (11.70%) F5
8 346 (8.84%) Palo Alto
9 317 (8.10%) Fortinet
10 276 (7.05%) SolarWinds
11 273 (6.97%) Meraki
12 228 (5.83%) Dell
13 221 (5.65%) NetApp
14 159 (4.06%) Aruba
15 156 (3.99%) Avaya
16 142 (3.63%) Symantec
17 140 (3.58%) McAfee
18 136 (3.47%) EMC
19 135 (3.45%) Veeam
20 116 (2.96%) Riverbed