Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 61 39
Rank change year-on-year -12 -22 0
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 6,992 8,642 11,672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.03% 4.84% 5.77%
As % of the Vendors category 9.17% 10.88% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5,608 7,461 10,063
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,275
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% -

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 76,261 79,438 91,072
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.97% 44.46% 44.99%
Number of salaries quoted 59,396 62,569 74,189
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £74,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +1.20% +3.75%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in the UK

Cisco
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco.

Salary trend for Cisco in the UK

Cisco
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 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
England -14 6,522 £47,500 +5.56% 775
UK excluding London -14 4,206 £42,500 +2.41% 541
London -13 2,566 £55,000 +4.76% 275
South East -24 1,383 £45,000 +5.88% 146
North of England -10 939 £40,000 - 152
Midlands -6 678 £41,500 +3.75% 100
East of England -7 542 £45,000 - 57
North West -7 534 £40,000 - 89
West Midlands -4 468 £45,250 +13.13% 70
South West +5 438 £42,500 +6.25% 44
Yorkshire -22 358 £42,075 +5.19% 56
East Midlands -9 207 £37,500 -6.25% 30
Scotland -1 180 £42,500 -15.00% 24
Wales -27 69 £40,000 - 16
North East -24 47 £45,000 +50.00% 7
Northern Ireland -10 20 £21,000 -46.84% 1
Channel Islands -3 3 £35,000 -14.63%
Isle of Man - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 with a requirement for Cisco.

1 3,035 (43.41%) Firewall
2 2,907 (41.58%) Cisco Certification
3 2,586 (36.99%) VMware
4 2,576 (36.84%) Windows
5 2,184 (31.24%) WAN
6 2,112 (30.21%) Microsoft
7 1,967 (28.13%) CCNP
7 1,967 (28.13%) LAN
8 1,796 (25.69%) Active Directory
9 1,636 (23.40%) Data Centre
10 1,591 (22.75%) CCNA
11 1,589 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1,454 (20.80%) ITIL
13 1,442 (20.62%) Windows Server
14 1,383 (19.78%) VPN
15 1,267 (18.12%) CheckPoint
16 1,254 (17.93%) Juniper
17 1,249 (17.86%) Wireless
18 1,240 (17.73%) Cisco ASA
19 1,108 (15.85%) Linux
20 1,103 (15.78%) Network Security
21 1,093 (15.63%) F5
22 1,091 (15.60%) Microsoft Azure
23 1,082 (15.47%) Finance
24 1,073 (15.35%) DNS
25 1,010 (14.45%) HP
26 999 (14.29%) Office 365
27 991 (14.17%) Citrix
28 968 (13.84%) MPLS
29 915 (13.09%) BGP

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
1 745 (10.66%) MS Exchange
2 285 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 262 (3.75%) Skype for Business
4 251 (3.59%) SharePoint
5 249 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 142 (2.03%) IIS
7 123 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 86 (1.23%) Apache
9 69 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
10 62 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
11 60 (0.86%) OpenStack
12 35 (0.50%) Confluence
12 35 (0.50%) WebLogic
13 32 (0.46%) JBoss
14 29 (0.41%) Tomcat
15 26 (0.37%) CMS
16 25 (0.36%) WebSphere
17 21 (0.30%) nginx
18 15 (0.21%) SAS
19 10 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 490 (7.01%) Microsoft Office
2 157 (2.25%) MS Visio
3 134 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
4 93 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 44 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 10 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
7 10 (0.14%) Camtasia
8 7 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.086%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.057%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.043%) InDesign
11 3 (0.043%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.014%) Autodesk Inventor
12 1 (0.014%) CATIA
12 1 (0.014%) PTC Creo
12 1 (0.014%) Revit
12 1 (0.014%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 25 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.24%) Documaker
3 14 (0.20%) Elite 3E
4 10 (0.14%) Carpe Diem
5 7 (0.10%) Eikon
5 7 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.086%) Payment Gateway
7 5 (0.072%) Sage 200
7 5 (0.072%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 4 (0.057%) Unit4 Business World
8 4 (0.057%) Workfront
9 3 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.029%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.029%) Distributed Ledger
10 2 (0.029%) Maximo
10 2 (0.029%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.029%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.014%) C-CURE
11 1 (0.014%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1,091 (15.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 999 (14.29%) Office 365
3 883 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
4 199 (2.85%) IaaS
5 170 (2.43%) SaaS
6 150 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
7 129 (1.84%) PaaS
8 78 (1.12%) Mimecast
9 54 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
10 40 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
11 38 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
12 27 (0.39%) G Suite
12 27 (0.39%) Serverless
13 26 (0.37%) Akamai
14 25 (0.36%) GitHub
15 23 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
16 22 (0.31%) OneDrive
17 21 (0.30%) Amazon S3
18 20 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
19 17 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3,035 (43.41%) Firewall
2 2,184 (31.24%) WAN
3 1,967 (28.13%) LAN
4 1,383 (19.78%) VPN
5 1,249 (17.86%) Wireless
6 1,240 (17.73%) Cisco ASA
7 1,103 (15.78%) Network Security
8 1,073 (15.35%) DNS
9 968 (13.84%) MPLS
10 915 (13.09%) BGP
11 855 (12.23%) OSPF
12 820 (11.73%) Cisco Nexus
13 795 (11.37%) TCP/IP
14 755 (10.80%) DHCP
15 752 (10.76%) SAN
16 687 (9.83%) VoIP
17 563 (8.05%) VLAN
18 544 (7.78%) Cisco IOS
19 477 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
20 415 (5.94%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 532 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 118 (1.69%) Big Data
3 97 (1.39%) MySQL
4 82 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 48 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
6 47 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 39 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 32 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (0.41%) SQL Server 2016
10 28 (0.40%) MongoDB
11 26 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
11 26 (0.37%) Blockchain
11 26 (0.37%) Oracle Database
12 21 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
13 20 (0.29%) Hadoop
14 19 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (0.19%) Power BI
16 12 (0.17%) OLAP
16 12 (0.17%) Oracle OLAP
16 12 (0.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 117 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 82 (1.17%) Git (software)
3 77 (1.10%) Jenkins
4 56 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
5 55 (0.79%) JIRA
6 17 (0.24%) Gerrit
6 17 (0.24%) Subversion
7 16 (0.23%) Maven
8 14 (0.20%) TeamCity
9 12 (0.17%) Visual Studio
10 9 (0.13%) Vagrant
11 8 (0.11%) Bitbucket
11 8 (0.11%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (0.086%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.086%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.072%) Buildbot
13 5 (0.072%) Mercurial
14 4 (0.057%) Eclipse
14 4 (0.057%) JUnit
14 4 (0.057%) PEAR
General
1 1,082 (15.47%) Finance
2 488 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 421 (6.02%) Retail
4 267 (3.82%) Banking
5 150 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 120 (1.72%) Legal
6 120 (1.72%) Marketing
7 109 (1.56%) Law
8 89 (1.27%) Advertising
9 79 (1.13%) German Language
10 75 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
11 66 (0.94%) Games
12 65 (0.93%) Italian Language
13 63 (0.90%) Back Office
14 52 (0.74%) Financial Institution
15 49 (0.70%) Investment Banking
16 43 (0.61%) French Language
17 36 (0.51%) Billing
18 32 (0.46%) Electronics
19 25 (0.36%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,923 (27.50%) Network Engineer
2 852 (12.19%) Analyst
3 781 (11.17%) Architect
4 694 (9.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 590 (8.44%) Cisco Engineer
6 533 (7.62%) Support Engineer
7 482 (6.89%) Senior Network Engineer
8 433 (6.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 387 (5.53%) Solutions Architect
10 371 (5.31%) Security Engineer
11 330 (4.72%) Consultant
12 306 (4.38%) Support Analyst
13 290 (4.15%) IT Engineer
14 269 (3.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 269 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
15 245 (3.50%) Systems Engineer
16 229 (3.28%) IT Support
17 221 (3.16%) Network Architect
18 211 (3.02%) Administrator
19 202 (2.89%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (2.02%) 802.1X
2 120 (1.72%) Web Services
3 103 (1.47%) .NET
4 99 (1.42%) Middleware
5 63 (0.90%) LDAP
6 51 (0.73%) HTML
7 47 (0.67%) JSON
8 44 (0.63%) XML
9 38 (0.54%) LAMP
9 38 (0.54%) XMPP
10 34 (0.49%) SOAP
11 26 (0.37%) Flash
12 23 (0.33%) CSS
13 21 (0.30%) .NET Framework
14 20 (0.29%) RESTful
15 17 (0.24%) WSH
15 17 (0.24%) YAML
16 16 (0.23%) RabbitMQ
17 14 (0.20%) J2EE
18 12 (0.17%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1,636 (23.40%) Data Centre
2 491 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 358 (5.12%) Self-Motivation
4 264 (3.78%) Management Information System
5 242 (3.46%) Computer Science
6 196 (2.80%) Driving Licence
7 160 (2.29%) Blackberry
8 141 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
9 125 (1.79%) Public Cloud
10 121 (1.73%) Replication
11 118 (1.69%) Private Cloud
12 111 (1.59%) Hedge funds
13 109 (1.56%) Clustering
14 98 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 94 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
16 87 (1.24%) Cyberthreat
16 87 (1.24%) PKI
17 84 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
18 83 (1.19%) NHS
19 81 (1.16%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2,576 (36.84%) Windows
2 1,442 (20.62%) Windows Server
3 1,108 (15.85%) Linux
4 736 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 686 (9.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 463 (6.62%) Windows 7
7 430 (6.15%) Windows 10
8 265 (3.79%) Unix
9 162 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 153 (2.19%) Android
11 145 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 126 (1.80%) CentOS
13 118 (1.69%) Windows 8
14 78 (1.12%) Ubuntu
15 76 (1.09%) Solaris
16 64 (0.92%) Windows XP
17 57 (0.82%) Mac OS
17 57 (0.82%) Mac OS X
18 25 (0.36%) Debian
19 23 (0.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,454 (20.80%) ITIL
2 726 (10.38%) Problem-Solving
3 667 (9.54%) Presales
4 538 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 470 (6.72%) Project Management
6 453 (6.48%) Network Design
7 413 (5.91%) Network Monitoring
8 409 (5.85%) Service Delivery
9 402 (5.75%) Service Management
10 399 (5.71%) Network Management
11 398 (5.69%) Incident Management
12 351 (5.02%) Disaster Recovery
13 318 (4.55%) Change Management
14 305 (4.36%) DevOps
15 304 (4.35%) Migration
16 293 (4.19%) Mentoring
17 278 (3.98%) Agile Software Development
17 278 (3.98%) Information Security
18 272 (3.89%) SIEM
19 268 (3.83%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 527 (7.54%) PowerShell
2 502 (7.18%) SQL
3 400 (5.72%) Python
4 174 (2.49%) Bash Shell
5 139 (1.99%) C
6 102 (1.46%) Perl
7 97 (1.39%) Java
8 78 (1.12%) JavaScript
8 78 (1.12%) PHP
9 62 (0.89%) Ruby
10 52 (0.74%) Shell Script
11 35 (0.50%) C#
12 33 (0.47%) VBScript
13 24 (0.34%) VB
14 23 (0.33%) C++
15 21 (0.30%) T-SQL
16 11 (0.16%) Bourne shell
17 10 (0.14%) Korn
18 9 (0.13%) VBA
19 7 (0.10%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2,907 (41.58%) Cisco Certification
2 1,967 (28.13%) CCNP
3 1,591 (22.75%) CCNA
4 680 (9.73%) CCIE
5 660 (9.44%) Degree
6 563 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 447 (6.39%) Security Cleared
8 355 (5.08%) MCSE
9 304 (4.35%) SC Cleared
10 231 (3.30%) MCSA
11 229 (3.28%) CISSP
12 217 (3.10%) CCDP
13 210 (3.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 208 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
15 169 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
16 161 (2.30%) MCP
17 141 (2.02%) DV Cleared
18 110 (1.57%) JNCIP
19 108 (1.54%) CCSP
20 104 (1.49%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 569 (8.14%) SLA
2 210 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 151 (2.16%) PCI DSS
4 122 (1.74%) GDPR
5 84 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
6 75 (1.07%) QA
7 44 (0.63%) PMO
8 41 (0.59%) COBIT
9 25 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 19 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 19 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 15 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 12 (0.17%) GPG13
12 12 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 12 (0.17%) ISO 9001
13 11 (0.16%) PMBOK
14 7 (0.10%) GCP
15 6 (0.086%) ISO 22301
16 5 (0.072%) Government Security Classifications
16 5 (0.072%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 1,796 (25.69%) Active Directory
2 1,589 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 648 (9.27%) Hyper-V
4 324 (4.63%) vSphere
5 292 (4.18%) VMware ESXi
6 255 (3.65%) XenApp
7 167 (2.39%) VMware NSX
8 129 (1.84%) XenDesktop
9 111 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
10 108 (1.54%) Docker
11 81 (1.16%) Firmware
11 81 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
12 69 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
13 65 (0.93%) ProxySG
14 55 (0.79%) Terminal Services
15 48 (0.69%) XenServer
16 32 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
17 27 (0.39%) VMware Server
18 25 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
19 21 (0.30%) NFS
Systems Management
1 435 (6.22%) SCCM
2 243 (3.48%) Cisco CUCM
3 213 (3.05%) Cisco Prime
4 188 (2.69%) Nagios
5 182 (2.60%) Ansible
6 176 (2.52%) Puppet
7 142 (2.03%) Backup Exec
8 134 (1.92%) FortiGate
9 132 (1.89%) SCOM
10 120 (1.72%) vCenter Server
11 118 (1.69%) vRealize
12 107 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
13 88 (1.26%) Cisco UCCX
13 88 (1.26%) Terraform
14 68 (0.97%) WSUS
15 57 (0.82%) Cacti
16 54 (0.77%) Cisco LMS
16 54 (0.77%) Opsview
17 52 (0.74%) AirWatch
18 50 (0.72%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2,586 (36.99%) VMware
2 2,112 (30.21%) Microsoft
3 1,267 (18.12%) CheckPoint
4 1,254 (17.93%) Juniper
5 1,093 (15.63%) F5
6 1,010 (14.45%) HP
7 991 (14.17%) Citrix
8 665 (9.51%) Palo Alto
9 551 (7.88%) Fortinet
10 545 (7.79%) SolarWinds
11 483 (6.91%) NetApp
12 459 (6.56%) Dell
13 427 (6.11%) EMC
14 402 (5.75%) Meraki
15 254 (3.63%) Blue Coat
16 247 (3.53%) Avaya
17 238 (3.40%) Splunk
18 235 (3.36%) Aruba
19 229 (3.28%) Google
19 229 (3.28%) Veeam