Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 70 45
Rank change year-on-year +23 -25 -11
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 4,489 4,260 5,488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 5.34% 4.13% 5.58%
As % of the Vendors category 12.71% 9.37% 12.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3,580 3,459 4,624
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,225 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £62,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 35,317 45,458 43,442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 42.05% 44.12% 44.13%
Number of salaries quoted 27,098 35,796 34,803
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -7 1,305 £47,000 +4.44% 50
North of England +53 1,217 £41,500 - 74
Midlands +50 747 £45,000 +12.50% 43
Yorkshire +46 589 £39,750 -6.47% 24
West Midlands +40 561 £47,500 +13.10% 33
East of England +35 542 £40,000 -20.00% 26
North West +44 538 £43,000 +7.50% 43
South West +10 452 £45,446 +9.51% 23
East Midlands +49 186 £38,500 -3.75% 10
Scotland -12 158 £50,000 +17.65% 14
North East +48 90 £54,617 +56.05% 7
Wales -19 37 £41,750 +10.43% 7
Northern Ireland -20 25 £23,000 -41.03%
Isle of Man - 10 £43,750 -
Channel Islands +3 2 £32,500 -35.00%
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2,283 (50.86%) Firewall
2 2,161 (48.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1,581 (35.22%) VMware
4 1,528 (34.04%) Windows
5 1,475 (32.86%) WAN
6 1,466 (32.66%) Microsoft
7 1,354 (30.16%) CCNP
8 1,263 (28.14%) CCNA
9 1,187 (26.44%) LAN
10 1,126 (25.08%) Active Directory
11 1,040 (23.17%) ITIL
12 994 (22.14%) VMware Infrastructure
13 966 (21.52%) Data Centre
14 934 (20.81%) Linux
15 887 (19.76%) VPN
16 862 (19.20%) Network Security
17 860 (19.16%) Wireless
18 858 (19.11%) Cisco ASA
19 854 (19.02%) Windows Server
20 820 (18.27%) Juniper
21 770 (17.15%) DNS
22 766 (17.06%) Microsoft Azure
23 724 (16.13%) CheckPoint
24 695 (15.48%) Office 365
25 670 (14.93%) BGP
26 639 (14.23%) OSPF
26 639 (14.23%) VoIP
27 628 (13.99%) MPLS
28 617 (13.74%) HP
29 613 (13.66%) Citrix

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 (9.85%) MS Exchange
2 231 (5.15%) SharePoint
3 165 (3.68%) Skype for Business
4 149 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 140 (3.12%) IIS
6 120 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 46 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 46 (1.02%) Tomcat
8 42 (0.94%) Apache
9 34 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
9 34 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
10 28 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 20 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
12 17 (0.38%) Confluence
12 17 (0.38%) WebLogic
13 15 (0.33%) CMS
13 15 (0.33%) IBM Domino
14 13 (0.29%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.16%) SAS
15 7 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 232 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
2 76 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 45 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 38 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
5 20 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.022%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.022%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.022%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 1 (0.022%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.089%) Sage 1000
3 4 (0.089%) Sage 500
4 3 (0.067%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.045%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.045%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.045%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.022%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.022%) Cisco SocialMiner
6 1 (0.022%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.022%) GoldMine
6 1 (0.022%) Q-Pulse
6 1 (0.022%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 766 (17.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 695 (15.48%) Office 365
3 430 (9.58%) Amazon AWS
4 90 (2.00%) IaaS
5 77 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 73 (1.63%) SaaS
7 55 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 41 (0.91%) PaaS
9 40 (0.89%) OneDrive
10 28 (0.62%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 20 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
12 15 (0.33%) Mimecast
13 11 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
14 8 (0.18%) OpenShift
15 7 (0.16%) Serverless
16 6 (0.13%) Azure Functions
16 6 (0.13%) Azure Machine Learning
16 6 (0.13%) G Suite
17 5 (0.11%) Akamai
18 4 (0.089%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2,283 (50.86%) Firewall
2 1,475 (32.86%) WAN
3 1,187 (26.44%) LAN
4 887 (19.76%) VPN
5 862 (19.20%) Network Security
6 860 (19.16%) Wireless
7 858 (19.11%) Cisco ASA
8 770 (17.15%) DNS
9 670 (14.93%) BGP
10 639 (14.23%) OSPF
10 639 (14.23%) VoIP
11 628 (13.99%) MPLS
12 568 (12.65%) TCP/IP
13 556 (12.39%) Cisco Nexus
14 510 (11.36%) DHCP
15 421 (9.38%) SAN
16 384 (8.55%) VLAN
17 330 (7.35%) IPsec
18 327 (7.28%) Wi-Fi
19 265 (5.90%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 381 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 58 (1.29%) MySQL
3 35 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 32 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
5 27 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
7 14 (0.31%) NoSQL
7 14 (0.31%) SQL Server 2016
8 13 (0.29%) Power BI
9 12 (0.27%) Azure SQL Database
10 11 (0.25%) MongoDB
11 10 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (0.20%) Relational Database
12 9 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (0.16%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (0.13%) MS Access
15 5 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.089%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 46 (1.02%) Visual Studio
2 34 (0.76%) JIRA
3 24 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 21 (0.47%) TestRail
4 21 (0.47%) Zephyr
5 17 (0.38%) Git (software)
6 13 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (0.20%) Jenkins
9 7 (0.16%) GCC
9 7 (0.16%) GDB
9 7 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (0.16%) Subversion
9 7 (0.16%) Trac
10 6 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (0.11%) SonarQube
12 4 (0.089%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.089%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.045%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.045%) GitLab
General
1 352 (7.84%) Finance
2 338 (7.53%) Telecoms
3 153 (3.41%) Retail
4 83 (1.85%) Legal
5 72 (1.60%) Electronics
6 70 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 64 (1.43%) Marketing
8 45 (1.00%) Banking
9 38 (0.85%) Back Office
10 31 (0.69%) Advertising
11 28 (0.62%) Aerospace
11 28 (0.62%) Military
12 22 (0.49%) Games
13 17 (0.38%) Billing
14 14 (0.31%) Law
15 8 (0.18%) Local Government
16 5 (0.11%) Automotive
16 5 (0.11%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.11%) French Language
16 5 (0.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,339 (29.83%) Network Engineer
2 503 (11.21%) Analyst
3 497 (11.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 356 (7.93%) Support Engineer
5 351 (7.82%) Architect
6 296 (6.59%) Cisco Engineer
7 246 (5.48%) Security Engineer
8 243 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
9 228 (5.08%) IT Engineer
10 214 (4.77%) Consultant
11 210 (4.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 192 (4.28%) Network Architect
13 190 (4.23%) Support Analyst
14 186 (4.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 182 (4.05%) Network Security Engineer
16 164 (3.65%) Technical Support
17 154 (3.43%) IT Support
18 128 (2.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
19 125 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
19 125 (2.78%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (1.07%) Web Services
2 46 (1.02%) 802.1X
3 44 (0.98%) .NET
4 27 (0.60%) LDAP
5 25 (0.56%) .NET Framework
6 24 (0.53%) Entity Framework
7 20 (0.45%) Elastic Stack
8 17 (0.38%) XMPP
9 16 (0.36%) SAML
10 12 (0.27%) JSON
11 11 (0.25%) LAMP
11 11 (0.25%) Software Packaging
12 10 (0.22%) HTML
12 10 (0.22%) LINQ
13 9 (0.20%) Node.js
13 9 (0.20%) RabbitMQ
14 8 (0.18%) Apache Flex
14 8 (0.18%) ASP.NET
14 8 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (0.18%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 966 (21.52%) Data Centre
2 329 (7.33%) Management Information System
3 282 (6.28%) Self-Motivation
4 274 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
5 120 (2.67%) Driving Licence
6 107 (2.38%) Public Cloud
7 90 (2.00%) Replication
8 89 (1.98%) Clustering
9 76 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
10 67 (1.49%) Private Cloud
11 54 (1.20%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 54 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
12 47 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
13 40 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
14 39 (0.87%) Blackberry
15 38 (0.85%) e-Learning
16 36 (0.80%) PKI
17 35 (0.78%) Virtual Team
18 34 (0.76%) CMDB
19 33 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1,528 (34.04%) Windows
2 934 (20.81%) Linux
3 854 (19.02%) Windows Server
4 443 (9.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 333 (7.42%) Windows 10
6 308 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 279 (6.22%) Windows 7
8 259 (5.77%) Unix
9 122 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 85 (1.89%) Windows 8
11 84 (1.87%) CentOS
12 41 (0.91%) Ubuntu
12 41 (0.91%) Windows XP
13 40 (0.89%) Mac OS
14 38 (0.85%) Android
14 38 (0.85%) Mac OS X
15 34 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 26 (0.58%) Debian
17 21 (0.47%) AIX
18 14 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,040 (23.17%) ITIL
2 592 (13.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 534 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
4 435 (9.69%) Service Delivery
5 397 (8.84%) Presales
6 378 (8.42%) Mentoring
7 376 (8.38%) Network Management
8 356 (7.93%) Network Design
9 332 (7.40%) Load Balancing
10 299 (6.66%) Change Management
11 296 (6.59%) Change Control
12 278 (6.19%) Project Management
13 273 (6.08%) Disaster Recovery
14 222 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
15 215 (4.79%) Cybersecurity
16 213 (4.74%) Information Security
17 209 (4.66%) Service Management
18 196 (4.37%) Incident Management
19 183 (4.08%) Technical Leadership
20 177 (3.94%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 372 (8.29%) SQL
2 345 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 277 (6.17%) Python
4 202 (4.50%) Bash Shell
5 145 (3.23%) Perl
6 59 (1.31%) C
7 56 (1.25%) C#
8 46 (1.02%) T-SQL
9 44 (0.98%) PHP
10 40 (0.89%) JavaScript
11 27 (0.60%) Shell Script
12 23 (0.51%) C++
13 22 (0.49%) VBScript
14 19 (0.42%) Ruby
15 16 (0.36%) Java
16 13 (0.29%) Tcl
17 11 (0.25%) VB
18 9 (0.20%) R
19 4 (0.089%) Go
19 4 (0.089%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2,161 (48.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1,354 (30.16%) CCNP
3 1,263 (28.14%) CCNA
4 544 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 457 (10.18%) Security Cleared
6 371 (8.26%) MCSE
7 322 (7.17%) Degree
8 316 (7.04%) SC Cleared
9 306 (6.82%) CCIE
10 281 (6.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 211 (4.70%) MCSA
12 160 (3.56%) MCP
13 158 (3.52%) CCDP
14 153 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
15 142 (3.16%) CISSP
16 140 (3.12%) MCITP
17 116 (2.58%) JNCIA
18 108 (2.41%) DV Cleared
19 101 (2.25%) JNCIS
20 92 (2.05%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 422 (9.40%) SLA
2 414 (9.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 194 (4.32%) ISO 9001
4 176 (3.92%) GDPR
5 120 (2.67%) PCI DSS
6 70 (1.56%) PMO
7 53 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
8 42 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 24 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 24 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 22 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 20 (0.45%) Data Quality
11 20 (0.45%) ISO 22301
12 15 (0.33%) QA
13 9 (0.20%) GPG13
14 7 (0.16%) COBIT
15 5 (0.11%) ISAE 3402
15 5 (0.11%) ISO 31000
15 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 3 (0.067%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1,126 (25.08%) Active Directory
2 994 (22.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 583 (12.99%) Hyper-V
4 257 (5.73%) vSphere
5 174 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
6 163 (3.63%) XenApp
7 118 (2.63%) XenDesktop
8 116 (2.58%) VMware NSX
9 56 (1.25%) Firmware
10 55 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
11 53 (1.18%) Docker
12 52 (1.16%) vCloud
13 33 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
14 31 (0.69%) Terminal Server
14 31 (0.69%) Terminal Services
15 30 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
16 14 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 14 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
17 13 (0.29%) VMware Server
17 13 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 348 (7.75%) SCCM
2 216 (4.81%) FortiGate
3 173 (3.85%) Nagios
4 135 (3.01%) SCOM
5 117 (2.61%) Cisco CUCM
6 91 (2.03%) Ansible
7 90 (2.00%) Cisco Prime
8 77 (1.72%) Puppet
9 72 (1.60%) SCVMM
10 63 (1.40%) vCenter Server
11 58 (1.29%) WSUS
12 57 (1.27%) Stealthwatch
13 55 (1.23%) AirWatch
14 53 (1.18%) vRealize
15 48 (1.07%) Microsoft Intune
16 45 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
16 45 (1.00%) SCOrch
17 41 (0.91%) Kubernetes
18 35 (0.78%) Nessus
19 34 (0.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1,581 (35.22%) VMware
2 1,466 (32.66%) Microsoft
3 820 (18.27%) Juniper
4 724 (16.13%) CheckPoint
5 617 (13.74%) HP
6 613 (13.66%) Citrix
7 526 (11.72%) Palo Alto
8 449 (10.00%) F5
9 432 (9.62%) Fortinet
10 403 (8.98%) Meraki
11 298 (6.64%) Aruba
12 275 (6.13%) SolarWinds
13 271 (6.04%) Dell
14 249 (5.55%) NetApp
15 164 (3.65%) Avaya
16 162 (3.61%) Veeam
17 135 (3.01%) IBM
18 119 (2.65%) Symantec
19 118 (2.63%) Polycom
20 112 (2.49%) Mitel