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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 4 July 2022 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
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 159 108 69
Rank change year-on-year -51 -39 -13
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 4,722 3,526 3,311
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.60% 3.27% 4.19%
As % of the Vendors category 6.66% 8.57% 10.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2,994 2,402 2,723
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,825 £31,000
25th Percentile £38,861 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +6.38%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +3.45%

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.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 70,849 41,144 31,849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.99% 38.17% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 34,377 28,033 24,736
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £39,481 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,665 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.43% +0.31% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +3.26% -1.08% +3.33%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in the UK

Cisco
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cisco.

Salary trend for Cisco in the UK

Cisco
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Cisco in the UK

Cisco
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the UK over the 6 months to 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -55 3,902 £50,000 - 465
UK excluding London -20 2,883 £46,500 +3.33% 339
Work from Home -37 1,680 £55,000 +4.76% 123
London -74 1,314 £59,483 +2.56% 152
North of England -7 748 £42,500 -5.56% 93
South East -34 669 £47,500 +5.56% 72
Midlands -10 610 £46,500 +9.41% 68
West Midlands -8 394 £46,500 -2.11% 38
North West -26 392 £45,000 -1.64% 57
East of England -15 315 £50,000 - 27
Yorkshire -13 280 £42,500 -5.56% 29
South West -31 233 £47,500 +1.06% 51
Scotland -35 215 £45,000 +8.80% 13
East Midlands -20 178 £42,500 +6.25% 29
Wales -23 87 £50,000 +37.93% 11
North East +19 77 £36,250 +3.57% 7
Northern Ireland +3 47 £38,750 -38.98% 3
Channel Islands -10 6 £50,000 -37.50% 1

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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 with a requirement for Cisco.

1 1,947 (41.23%) Cisco Certification
2 1,815 (38.44%) Firewall
3 1,475 (31.24%) Microsoft
4 1,354 (28.67%) WAN
5 1,335 (28.27%) Windows
6 1,294 (27.40%) CCNA
7 1,207 (25.56%) Wireless
8 1,187 (25.14%) Azure
9 1,186 (25.12%) LAN
10 1,127 (23.87%) VMware
11 1,123 (23.78%) Linux
12 1,051 (22.26%) Active Directory
13 968 (20.50%) Social Skills
14 947 (20.06%) Microsoft 365
15 830 (17.58%) ITIL
16 821 (17.39%) CCNP
17 789 (16.71%) VMware Infrastructure
18 787 (16.67%) Data Centre
19 754 (15.97%) Palo Alto
20 746 (15.80%) Windows Server
21 715 (15.14%) DNS
22 642 (13.60%) AWS
23 641 (13.57%) VPN
24 599 (12.69%) Finance
25 594 (12.58%) Network+ Certification
26 592 (12.54%) A+ Certification
27 582 (12.33%) Linux+ Certification
28 574 (12.16%) BGP
29 549 (11.63%) DHCP
30 539 (11.41%) Security Cleared

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 290 (6.14%) SharePoint
2 282 (5.97%) MS Exchange
3 109 (2.31%) IIS
4 72 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 57 (1.21%) Apache
6 44 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 30 (0.64%) Confluence
8 27 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
9 24 (0.51%) IBM Notes
10 17 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
10 17 (0.36%) nginx
10 17 (0.36%) Skype for Business
11 15 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 15 (0.32%) WebSphere
12 14 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
13 13 (0.28%) CMS
14 11 (0.23%) IBM Domino
15 9 (0.19%) WordPress
16 8 (0.17%) Apache Spark
16 8 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 284 (6.01%) Microsoft Office
2 116 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 68 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 55 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 25 (0.53%) Sketch
6 15 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
7 14 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 14 (0.30%) InVision
7 14 (0.30%) Photoshop
8 12 (0.25%) AutoCAD
9 11 (0.23%) Adobe XD
9 11 (0.23%) Revit
9 11 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
10 8 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.064%) SketchUp
12 1 (0.021%) Blender
Business Applications
1 29 (0.61%) Fidessa
2 12 (0.25%) Distributed Ledger
2 12 (0.25%) R3 Corda
3 7 (0.15%) SAP GTS
4 6 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.042%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.021%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.021%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
6 1 (0.021%) RMDS
6 1 (0.021%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1,187 (25.14%) Azure
2 947 (20.06%) Microsoft 365
3 642 (13.60%) AWS
4 189 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 140 (2.96%) SaaS
6 122 (2.58%) GCP
7 104 (2.20%) IaaS
8 80 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
9 66 (1.40%) Mimecast
10 57 (1.21%) PaaS
11 56 (1.19%) OneDrive
12 48 (1.02%) OpenShift
13 46 (0.97%) Azure Sentinel
14 38 (0.80%) Rubrik
15 32 (0.68%) Power Platform
16 28 (0.59%) Google Workspace
17 25 (0.53%) Figma
18 23 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
18 23 (0.49%) GitHub
19 22 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1,815 (38.44%) Firewall
2 1,354 (28.67%) WAN
3 1,207 (25.56%) Wireless
4 1,186 (25.12%) LAN
5 715 (15.14%) DNS
6 641 (13.57%) VPN
7 574 (12.16%) BGP
8 549 (11.63%) DHCP
9 526 (11.14%) TCP/IP
10 521 (11.03%) Network Security
11 519 (10.99%) Cisco ASA
12 515 (10.91%) MPLS
13 493 (10.44%) SD-WAN
14 450 (9.53%) OSPF
15 445 (9.42%) Wi-Fi
16 423 (8.96%) Cisco Nexus
17 326 (6.90%) SAN
18 302 (6.40%) Internet
19 271 (5.74%) Cisco IOS
20 262 (5.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 80 (1.69%) Big Data
3 62 (1.31%) NoSQL
4 55 (1.16%) MySQL
5 54 (1.14%) MongoDB
6 51 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
7 49 (1.04%) Relational Database
8 41 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
8 41 (0.87%) ArangoDB
8 41 (0.87%) Hadoop
8 41 (0.87%) HBase
9 33 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
10 24 (0.51%) Power BI
11 23 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
11 23 (0.49%) MariaDB
12 19 (0.40%) InfluxDB
13 17 (0.36%) Oracle Database
14 16 (0.34%) GIS
15 8 (0.17%) Amazon Redshift
16 7 (0.15%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 134 (2.84%) Git (software)
2 101 (2.14%) JIRA
3 66 (1.40%) Jenkins
4 42 (0.89%) Maven
5 39 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
6 30 (0.64%) CircleCI
7 16 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 13 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (0.23%) NUnit
9 11 (0.23%) ReSharper
9 11 (0.23%) StyleCop
9 11 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (0.19%) GitLab
10 9 (0.19%) Robot Framework
11 8 (0.17%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.13%) ERwin
13 5 (0.11%) MSI
14 2 (0.042%) Ant
14 2 (0.042%) Oracle Forms
14 2 (0.042%) Visual Studio
General
1 968 (20.50%) Social Skills
2 599 (12.69%) Finance
3 347 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
4 327 (6.93%) Telecoms
5 196 (4.15%) Banking
6 162 (3.43%) Organisational Skills
7 155 (3.28%) Legal
8 147 (3.11%) Law
9 118 (2.50%) Public Sector
10 107 (2.27%) Documentation Skills
11 101 (2.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 87 (1.84%) Presentation Skills
13 84 (1.78%) Retail
14 73 (1.55%) Advertising
15 71 (1.50%) Manufacturing
16 66 (1.40%) Back Office
17 59 (1.25%) Marketing
18 49 (1.04%) Multimedia
19 41 (0.87%) Aerospace
20 38 (0.80%) Games
Job Titles
1 1,169 (24.76%) Network Engineer
2 605 (12.81%) IT Technician
3 582 (12.33%) Network Technician
4 580 (12.28%) Trainee
5 579 (12.26%) Trainee IT Technician
5 579 (12.26%) Trainee Technician
6 450 (9.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 363 (7.69%) Architect
8 362 (7.67%) Analyst
9 297 (6.29%) Support Engineer
10 285 (6.04%) Senior Network Engineer
11 252 (5.34%) IT Engineer
12 228 (4.83%) Cisco Engineer
13 204 (4.32%) IT Support
14 185 (3.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 177 (3.75%) Network Architect
16 146 (3.09%) Consultant
17 129 (2.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 127 (2.69%) Support Analyst
19 126 (2.67%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (1.93%) XMPP
2 62 (1.31%) Middleware
2 62 (1.31%) Spring
3 61 (1.29%) 802.1X
4 59 (1.25%) HTML
5 55 (1.16%) WebRTC
6 49 (1.04%) AngularJS
7 46 (0.97%) JSON
8 42 (0.89%) CSS
8 42 (0.89%) LDAP
8 42 (0.89%) Spring Boot
9 41 (0.87%) Apache Thrift
9 41 (0.87%) Guice
9 41 (0.87%) Kafka
9 41 (0.87%) Lucene
9 41 (0.87%) Protocol Buffers
9 41 (0.87%) Vert.x
10 39 (0.83%) XML
11 35 (0.74%) .NET
12 29 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 787 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 162 (3.43%) Public Cloud
3 155 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 139 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
5 88 (1.86%) User Experience
6 86 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
7 77 (1.63%) PKI
8 71 (1.50%) Clustering
9 70 (1.48%) Blackberry
10 57 (1.21%) Driving Licence
11 55 (1.16%) Blog
11 55 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 52 (1.10%) NHS
13 47 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
13 47 (1.00%) Replication
14 44 (0.93%) EMC VNX
15 41 (0.87%) Private Cloud
16 40 (0.85%) Social Media
16 40 (0.85%) Social Network
17 38 (0.80%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 1,335 (28.27%) Windows
2 1,123 (23.78%) Linux
3 746 (15.80%) Windows Server
4 464 (9.83%) Windows 10
5 268 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 200 (4.24%) Windows Server 2016
7 182 (3.85%) Windows Server 2019
8 121 (2.56%) Windows 7
9 119 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 94 (1.99%) Unix
11 82 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 76 (1.61%) Mac OS
13 63 (1.33%) Android
14 56 (1.19%) CentOS
15 36 (0.76%) Ubuntu
16 26 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
17 22 (0.47%) Mac OS X
18 21 (0.44%) Solaris
19 14 (0.30%) Windows 8
20 13 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 830 (17.58%) ITIL
2 535 (11.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 496 (10.50%) Problem-Solving
4 478 (10.12%) Agile
5 404 (8.56%) Service Delivery
6 371 (7.86%) Project Delivery
7 347 (7.35%) Cybersecurity
8 332 (7.03%) Change Management
9 302 (6.40%) Presales
10 295 (6.25%) Project Management
11 255 (5.40%) Migration
12 236 (5.00%) Mentoring
13 225 (4.76%) Incident Management
13 225 (4.76%) Load Balancing
14 216 (4.57%) Continuous Improvement
15 213 (4.51%) Information Security
16 200 (4.24%) Network Design
17 186 (3.94%) DevOps
18 179 (3.79%) Disaster Recovery
19 161 (3.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 315 (6.67%) Python
2 312 (6.61%) PowerShell
3 277 (5.87%) SQL
4 96 (2.03%) Bash
5 91 (1.93%) Java
6 38 (0.80%) Perl
7 25 (0.53%) JavaScript
8 24 (0.51%) Shell Script
9 22 (0.47%) C
10 21 (0.44%) VB
11 19 (0.40%) Ruby
11 19 (0.40%) TypeScript
12 17 (0.36%) C#
12 17 (0.36%) Scala
13 13 (0.28%) C++
14 11 (0.23%) PHP
15 7 (0.15%) VBA
16 6 (0.13%) Go
16 6 (0.13%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.085%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1,947 (41.23%) Cisco Certification
2 1,294 (27.40%) CCNA
3 821 (17.39%) CCNP
4 594 (12.58%) Network+ Certification
5 592 (12.54%) A+ Certification
6 582 (12.33%) Linux+ Certification
7 539 (11.41%) Security Cleared
8 443 (9.38%) Degree
9 347 (7.35%) SC Cleared
10 284 (6.01%) Microsoft Certification
11 274 (5.80%) CCIE
12 147 (3.11%) DV Cleared
13 145 (3.07%) MCSE
14 88 (1.86%) MCSA
15 86 (1.82%) CISSP
16 82 (1.74%) CCDP
17 78 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 59 (1.25%) JNCIA
19 58 (1.23%) MCP
20 44 (0.93%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 382 (8.09%) SLA
2 122 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 65 (1.38%) GDPR
4 54 (1.14%) JSP 440
5 43 (0.91%) NIST
6 39 (0.83%) PCI DSS
6 39 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 36 (0.76%) QA
8 32 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
9 28 (0.59%) Accessibility
10 17 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 17 (0.36%) NCSC
10 17 (0.36%) PMO
11 12 (0.25%) COBIT
12 11 (0.23%) HL7
13 9 (0.19%) HIPAA
14 6 (0.13%) Data Quality
15 4 (0.085%) NIST 800
15 4 (0.085%) SOC 2
16 3 (0.064%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,051 (22.26%) Active Directory
2 789 (16.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 323 (6.84%) Hyper-V
4 195 (4.13%) VMware ESXi
5 155 (3.28%) vSphere
6 130 (2.75%) Docker
7 76 (1.61%) XenApp
8 62 (1.31%) VMware NSX
9 56 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
9 56 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
10 54 (1.14%) Firmware
11 46 (0.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 34 (0.72%) ProxySG
13 33 (0.70%) XenDesktop
14 32 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 32 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
15 19 (0.40%) NFS
16 18 (0.38%) Terminal Services
17 15 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
18 13 (0.28%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 280 (5.93%) Ansible
2 271 (5.74%) SCCM
3 217 (4.60%) FortiGate
4 175 (3.71%) Microsoft Intune
5 125 (2.65%) Terraform
6 114 (2.41%) Kubernetes
7 94 (1.99%) WSUS
8 89 (1.88%) Cisco CUCM
9 79 (1.67%) vCenter Server
10 74 (1.57%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 73 (1.55%) Nagios
12 63 (1.33%) Panaseer
13 62 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
14 54 (1.14%) SCOM
15 39 (0.83%) ZABBIX
16 34 (0.72%) Cisco Prime
16 34 (0.72%) Jamf Pro
17 33 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
17 33 (0.70%) NetBackup
18 32 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1,475 (31.24%) Microsoft
2 1,127 (23.87%) VMware
3 754 (15.97%) Palo Alto
4 488 (10.33%) Fortinet
5 484 (10.25%) CheckPoint
6 473 (10.02%) Juniper
7 465 (9.85%) F5
8 443 (9.38%) Meraki
9 441 (9.34%) Citrix
10 390 (8.26%) HP
11 347 (7.35%) SolarWinds
12 246 (5.21%) Aruba
13 201 (4.26%) Dell
14 167 (3.54%) Veeam
15 157 (3.32%) Zscaler
16 149 (3.16%) EMC
17 128 (2.71%) Apple
18 127 (2.69%) NetApp
18 127 (2.69%) Red Hat
19 102 (2.16%) IBM