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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 40 38
Rank change year-on-year -20 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 4296 5562 6425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.88% 5.73% 5.80%
As % of the Vendors category 10.95% 12.94% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3700 4676 5183
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Cisco is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 39228 42985 51858
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.54% 44.28% 46.85%
Number of salaries quoted 31097 34975 41799
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Cisco as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco in the UK

Cisco
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -17 4106 £45,000 -1.09% 440
London -14 1576 £53,500 -2.72% 137
South East -6 941 £45,000 - 92
East of England -8 356 £47,500 +5.55% 38
North West -3 338 £37,500 - 59
Berkshire 0 321 £50,000 - 25
Yorkshire -2 293 £40,000 -3.32% 33
City of London -9 250 £52,500 -4.54% 29
West Midlands -6 245 £40,000 - 36
South West -35 217 £40,000 +17.64% 21
West Yorkshire -3 210 £40,000 -4.76% 24
Manchester +6 206 £38,250 +2.00% 36
Surrey -5 186 £47,500 +5.55% 13
Reading +4 171 £55,000 -8.33% 11
Hampshire -7 169 £41,000 +2.50% 23
Hertfordshire -12 169 £52,500 +16.66% 10
Birmingham +3 122 £45,000 - 11
East Midlands 0 122 £37,500 +8.30% 11
Leeds -19 122 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Bristol -16 77 £40,000 +30.08% 10
Oxfordshire +34 73 £47,500 +59.66% 7
Scotland -25 72 £47,500 +13.09% 13
Cheshire -19 66 £45,000 +20.00% 13
Cambridgeshire -1 64 £45,500 +28.16% 7
Buckinghamshire -29 61 £37,000 -22.91% 12
Kent +7 60 £43,000 +1.17% 3
Watford +13 59 £52,500 +16.66% 1
North Yorkshire +4 58 £40,000 +3.22% 3
Essex +13 55 £45,000 +28.57% 10
Basingstoke -11 50 £42,500 +6.25% 5

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Cisco.

1 4185 (48.57%) Firewall
2 3642 (42.27%) Cisco Certification
3 3409 (39.56%) Windows
4 2872 (33.33%) VMware
5 2547 (29.56%) Microsoft
6 2457 (28.51%) CCNP
7 2433 (28.23%) WAN
8 2197 (25.50%) Active Directory
9 2162 (25.09%) LAN
10 2090 (24.25%) Juniper
11 1914 (22.21%) CCNA
12 1888 (21.91%) Windows Server
13 1858 (21.56%) ITIL
14 1738 (20.17%) VMware Infrastructure
15 1708 (19.82%) VPN
16 1652 (19.17%) Data Centre
17 1627 (18.88%) Linux
18 1616 (18.75%) CheckPoint
19 1575 (18.28%) Cisco ASA
20 1389 (16.12%) DNS
21 1375 (15.96%) Wireless
22 1285 (14.91%) BGP
23 1279 (14.84%) HP
24 1275 (14.80%) MPLS
25 1263 (14.66%) Finance
26 1229 (14.26%) TCP/IP
27 1183 (13.73%) Network Security
28 1181 (13.71%) F5
29 1172 (13.60%) MS Exchange
30 1167 (13.54%) Citrix

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 1172 (13.60%) MS Exchange
2 510 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 326 (3.78%) Skype for Business
4 323 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 318 (3.69%) SharePoint
6 262 (3.04%) IIS
7 155 (1.80%) Apache
8 143 (1.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 134 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 120 (1.39%) Tomcat
11 87 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
12 40 (0.46%) OpenStack
13 38 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
14 36 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
15 34 (0.39%) JBoss
15 34 (0.39%) WebLogic
16 30 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
17 22 (0.26%) nginx
18 19 (0.22%) SAS
19 18 (0.21%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 549 (6.37%) Microsoft Office
2 143 (1.66%) MS Visio
3 139 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
4 75 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 27 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.070%) Adobe Premiere
6 6 (0.070%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.023%) HipChat
8 1 (0.012%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.012%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.012%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 23 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.081%) Eikon
4 7 (0.081%) RMDS
4 7 (0.081%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.035%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.023%) Bankmaster
6 2 (0.023%) BASE24
6 2 (0.023%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 2 (0.023%) Maximo
6 2 (0.023%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.012%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.012%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.012%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.012%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.012%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.012%) Siebel CRM
7 1 (0.012%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 1 (0.012%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 932 (10.82%) Office 365
2 752 (8.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 558 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
4 157 (1.82%) IaaS
5 101 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
6 100 (1.16%) PaaS
6 100 (1.16%) SaaS
7 52 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
8 43 (0.50%) Mimecast
9 35 (0.41%) G Suite
10 34 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 33 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
12 32 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
13 26 (0.30%) Amazon S3
13 26 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
14 16 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 15 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
16 11 (0.13%) Amazon Glacier
16 11 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
16 11 (0.13%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 4185 (48.57%) Firewall
2 2433 (28.23%) WAN
3 2162 (25.09%) LAN
4 1708 (19.82%) VPN
5 1575 (18.28%) Cisco ASA
6 1389 (16.12%) DNS
7 1375 (15.96%) Wireless
8 1285 (14.91%) BGP
9 1275 (14.80%) MPLS
10 1229 (14.26%) TCP/IP
11 1183 (13.73%) Network Security
12 1140 (13.23%) OSPF
13 1051 (12.20%) VoIP
14 1041 (12.08%) SAN
15 1027 (11.92%) DHCP
16 923 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
17 777 (9.02%) VLAN
18 653 (7.58%) Cisco IOS
19 545 (6.32%) Internet
20 469 (5.44%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 732 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 160 (1.86%) MySQL
3 142 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 68 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 62 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 61 (0.71%) MongoDB
7 49 (0.57%) Oracle Database
8 48 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
9 46 (0.53%) Big Data
10 38 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
11 37 (0.43%) NoSQL
12 36 (0.42%) Hadoop
13 29 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
14 26 (0.30%) DB2
15 23 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
16 19 (0.22%) Oracle Exadata
16 19 (0.22%) Relational Database
17 17 (0.20%) HBase
17 17 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
18 16 (0.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 64 (0.74%) Git (software)
2 46 (0.53%) Jenkins
3 39 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 30 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
5 20 (0.23%) JIRA
6 18 (0.21%) Subversion
7 13 (0.15%) Metasploit
8 11 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (0.12%) GCC
9 10 (0.12%) GDB
9 10 (0.12%) MSI
9 10 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (0.12%) Trac
10 6 (0.070%) Rational DOORS
11 4 (0.046%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.035%) ERwin
12 3 (0.035%) InstallShield
12 3 (0.035%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (0.035%) Selenium
12 3 (0.035%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1263 (14.66%) Finance
2 777 (9.02%) Telecoms
3 274 (3.18%) Banking
4 205 (2.38%) Retail
5 134 (1.56%) Legal
6 126 (1.46%) Marketing
7 110 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 92 (1.07%) Law
9 80 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 75 (0.87%) Advertising
11 60 (0.70%) Back Office
11 60 (0.70%) Digital Economy
12 58 (0.67%) Games
13 52 (0.60%) Automotive
14 49 (0.57%) German Language
15 41 (0.48%) Investment Banking
16 37 (0.43%) Electronics
16 37 (0.43%) Publishing
17 33 (0.38%) French Language
18 32 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2717 (31.53%) Network Engineer
2 1162 (13.48%) Cisco Engineer
3 935 (10.85%) Analyst
4 847 (9.83%) Support Engineer
5 834 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 830 (9.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 679 (7.88%) Senior Network Engineer
8 563 (6.53%) Security Engineer
9 540 (6.27%) Consultant
10 529 (6.14%) Architect
11 395 (4.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 382 (4.43%) Network Security Engineer
13 367 (4.26%) IT Engineer
14 315 (3.66%) Support Analyst
15 313 (3.63%) Network Support
16 290 (3.37%) IT Support
17 277 (3.21%) Senior Cisco Engineer
18 274 (3.18%) Network Analyst
19 262 (3.04%) 2nd Line Support
20 261 (3.03%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (1.88%) 802.1X
2 107 (1.24%) XMPP
3 96 (1.11%) Web Services
4 52 (0.60%) Middleware
5 48 (0.56%) HTML
6 45 (0.52%) LAMP
7 42 (0.49%) XML
8 40 (0.46%) .NET
9 36 (0.42%) CSS
10 33 (0.38%) REST
11 22 (0.26%) SAML
12 15 (0.17%) JSON
12 15 (0.17%) Oracle Fusion
12 15 (0.17%) Regular Expression
13 13 (0.15%) Elastic Stack
13 13 (0.15%) Kafka
14 10 (0.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 10 (0.12%) LAPP Stack
14 10 (0.12%) Software Packaging
14 10 (0.12%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1652 (19.17%) Data Centre
2 394 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
3 282 (3.27%) Computer Science
4 235 (2.73%) Management Information System
5 219 (2.54%) Driving Licence
6 194 (2.25%) Blackberry
7 154 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
8 145 (1.68%) Clustering
9 125 (1.45%) PKI
10 114 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 104 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
12 101 (1.17%) iPad
13 96 (1.11%) Public Cloud
14 81 (0.94%) Hedge funds
15 79 (0.92%) Replication
16 72 (0.84%) Security Operations Centre
17 67 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
17 67 (0.78%) Fintech
18 63 (0.73%) Virtual Team
19 61 (0.71%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3409 (39.56%) Windows
2 1888 (21.91%) Windows Server
3 1627 (18.88%) Linux
4 1090 (12.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 990 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 568 (6.59%) Windows 7
7 499 (5.79%) Unix
8 454 (5.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 370 (4.29%) Windows 10
10 236 (2.74%) CentOS
11 191 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 189 (2.19%) Windows 8
13 159 (1.85%) Solaris
14 150 (1.74%) Ubuntu
15 112 (1.30%) Windows XP
16 89 (1.03%) Debian
17 78 (0.91%) Android
18 65 (0.75%) Mac OS X
19 55 (0.64%) Mac OS
20 47 (0.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1858 (21.56%) ITIL
2 695 (8.07%) Presales
3 654 (7.59%) Network Design
4 570 (6.61%) Load Balancing
5 436 (5.06%) Mentoring
6 432 (5.01%) Service Delivery
7 426 (4.94%) Project Management
8 424 (4.92%) Network Management
9 405 (4.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 386 (4.48%) Change Management
11 342 (3.97%) Service Management
12 329 (3.82%) Network Monitoring
13 328 (3.81%) High Availability
14 323 (3.75%) Information Security
15 321 (3.73%) Migration
16 290 (3.37%) Continuous Improvement
17 268 (3.11%) SIEM
18 247 (2.87%) Root Cause Analysis
19 246 (2.85%) Kalman Filter
20 244 (2.83%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 644 (7.47%) SQL
2 403 (4.68%) PowerShell
3 291 (3.38%) Python
4 172 (2.00%) Perl
5 141 (1.64%) Bash Shell
6 124 (1.44%) C
7 121 (1.40%) Java
8 83 (0.96%) Shell Script
9 49 (0.57%) PHP
10 44 (0.51%) C++
11 41 (0.48%) VB
12 34 (0.39%) VBScript
13 28 (0.32%) Ruby
14 26 (0.30%) VBA
15 24 (0.28%) JavaScript
16 17 (0.20%) C#
17 13 (0.15%) R
18 11 (0.13%) T-SQL
19 7 (0.081%) Go
20 5 (0.058%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 3642 (42.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2457 (28.51%) CCNP
3 1914 (22.21%) CCNA
4 747 (8.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 739 (8.58%) CCIE
6 677 (7.86%) Degree
7 479 (5.56%) MCSE
8 408 (4.73%) Security Cleared
9 306 (3.55%) MCSA
10 297 (3.45%) SC Cleared
11 271 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 261 (3.03%) MCP
13 211 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
14 191 (2.22%) CCDP
15 188 (2.18%) CCSE
16 184 (2.14%) CISSP
17 169 (1.96%) JNCIS
18 160 (1.86%) JNCIP
19 153 (1.78%) CCSA
20 144 (1.67%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 678 (7.87%) SLA
2 255 (2.96%) PCI DSS
3 250 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 79 (0.92%) QA
5 78 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 63 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
7 33 (0.38%) PMO
8 32 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 25 (0.29%) GDPR
10 15 (0.17%) ISO 9001
10 15 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 14 (0.16%) COBIT
12 9 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 8 (0.093%) GPG13
13 8 (0.093%) NIST 800
14 5 (0.058%) ISO 22301
14 5 (0.058%) SAS 70
15 4 (0.046%) COSO
15 4 (0.046%) Def Stans
16 3 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 2197 (25.50%) Active Directory
2 1738 (20.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1045 (12.13%) Hyper-V
4 426 (4.94%) vSphere
5 344 (3.99%) VMware ESXi
6 342 (3.97%) XenApp
7 149 (1.73%) XenDesktop
8 127 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
9 98 (1.14%) Terminal Services
10 92 (1.07%) KVM
11 73 (0.85%) ProxySG
11 73 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
12 71 (0.82%) XenServer
13 65 (0.75%) Docker
13 65 (0.75%) NFS
14 62 (0.72%) Xen
15 53 (0.62%) Snort
16 52 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
17 45 (0.52%) Firmware
17 45 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 427 (4.96%) SCCM
2 381 (4.42%) Cisco CUCM
3 280 (3.25%) FortiGate
4 227 (2.63%) Puppet
5 195 (2.26%) Cisco UCCX
6 186 (2.16%) Backup Exec
7 176 (2.04%) Nagios
8 155 (1.80%) SCOM
9 150 (1.74%) Cisco UCCE
10 131 (1.52%) Ansible
11 130 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
12 120 (1.39%) Cisco Prime
13 113 (1.31%) vCenter Server
14 106 (1.23%) WSUS
15 70 (0.81%) Cacti
16 67 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
16 67 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
17 56 (0.65%) Nessus
18 48 (0.56%) AirWatch
19 45 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2872 (33.33%) VMware
2 2547 (29.56%) Microsoft
3 2090 (24.25%) Juniper
4 1616 (18.75%) CheckPoint
5 1279 (14.84%) HP
6 1181 (13.71%) F5
7 1167 (13.54%) Citrix
8 1143 (13.26%) Palo Alto
9 555 (6.44%) NetApp
10 485 (5.63%) Fortinet
11 434 (5.04%) SolarWinds
12 433 (5.02%) Dell
13 346 (4.02%) Avaya
14 328 (3.81%) EMC
15 319 (3.70%) Blue Coat
16 287 (3.33%) Oracle
17 284 (3.30%) Riverbed
18 282 (3.27%) Red Hat
19 281 (3.26%) Meraki
20 280 (3.25%) Aruba
Ipswich, Suffolk
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + on call allow+o/t
Posted: 10 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Generous Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + NEG
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Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + £26,000-£30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + on call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + car allowance + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus, Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car & Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 2 days ago