Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 67 38
Rank change year-on-year -5 -29 +9
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 6,477 8,322 10,889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.96% 4.60% 5.74%
As % of the Vendors category 9.27% 10.38% 13.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5,232 7,192 9,104
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £71,250
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 69,850 80,198 83,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.70% 44.37% 43.91%
Number of salaries quoted 54,166 62,023 67,321
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -5 6,093 £45,000 - 1,061
UK excluding London -11 3,990 £42,500 +2.41% 786
London -11 2,306 £52,500 - 317
South East -25 1,193 £47,500 +11.76% 195
North of England -5 972 £40,000 +6.67% 229
Midlands +23 752 £40,500 +5.19% 145
North West +10 624 £40,000 +6.67% 128
West Midlands +29 523 £45,500 +13.75% 86
East of England +1 517 £42,500 -10.53% 86
South West -21 352 £42,500 +8.97% 88
Yorkshire -41 303 £40,000 +1.27% 88
East Midlands +8 227 £35,000 - 59
Scotland -35 166 £50,000 -13.04% 25
Wales -62 51 £42,500 +6.25% 12
North East -14 45 £35,000 +7.69% 13
Northern Ireland -13 15 £21,000 -50.59% 5
Channel Islands - 5 £32,500 - 1
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 2,922 (45.11%) Firewall
2 2,736 (42.24%) Cisco Certification
3 2,397 (37.01%) Windows
4 2,280 (35.20%) VMware
5 2,026 (31.28%) Microsoft
6 1,964 (30.32%) WAN
7 1,842 (28.44%) CCNP
8 1,774 (27.39%) LAN
9 1,652 (25.51%) Active Directory
10 1,458 (22.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1,423 (21.97%) CCNA
12 1,399 (21.60%) Data Centre
13 1,283 (19.81%) Windows Server
14 1,232 (19.02%) ITIL
15 1,214 (18.74%) CheckPoint
16 1,205 (18.60%) Juniper
17 1,151 (17.77%) Wireless
18 1,125 (17.37%) VPN
19 1,062 (16.40%) Network Security
20 1,054 (16.27%) Linux
21 1,015 (15.67%) Cisco ASA
22 1,005 (15.52%) Finance
23 988 (15.25%) BGP
24 956 (14.76%) Microsoft Azure
25 911 (14.07%) MPLS
26 888 (13.71%) Office 365
27 875 (13.51%) OSPF
28 871 (13.45%) F5
29 869 (13.42%) DNS
30 843 (13.02%) HP

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
1 658 (10.16%) MS Exchange
2 256 (3.95%) Skype for Business
3 248 (3.83%) SharePoint
4 239 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 196 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 145 (2.24%) IIS
7 95 (1.47%) Apache
8 83 (1.28%) CMS
9 71 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
10 67 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 64 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
12 51 (0.79%) OpenStack
13 44 (0.68%) nginx
14 43 (0.66%) Tomcat
15 28 (0.43%) WebLogic
16 25 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
17 23 (0.36%) WordPress
18 22 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
19 19 (0.29%) JBoss
20 13 (0.20%) Confluence
Applications
1 356 (5.50%) Microsoft Office
2 133 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 109 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 88 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
5 55 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.093%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.046%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.046%) CATIA
9 3 (0.046%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.015%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 17 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 16 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.11%) Eikon
4 5 (0.077%) Elite 3E
4 5 (0.077%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.062%) C-CURE
5 4 (0.062%) Documaker
5 4 (0.062%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.062%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.062%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.046%) SAP R/3
6 3 (0.046%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.031%) BASE24
7 2 (0.031%) Distributed Ledger
7 2 (0.031%) Lawson
7 2 (0.031%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 1 (0.015%) Maximo
8 1 (0.015%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.015%) Pegasus Opera
8 1 (0.015%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 956 (14.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 888 (13.71%) Office 365
3 740 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
4 155 (2.39%) SaaS
5 146 (2.25%) IaaS
6 96 (1.48%) PaaS
7 87 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
8 63 (0.97%) Mimecast
9 58 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
10 46 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
11 39 (0.60%) G Suite
12 29 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
13 25 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 25 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 23 (0.36%) Amazon S3
15 17 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
16 14 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
17 13 (0.20%) GitHub
18 11 (0.17%) CloudFront
18 11 (0.17%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 2,922 (45.11%) Firewall
2 1,964 (30.32%) WAN
3 1,774 (27.39%) LAN
4 1,151 (17.77%) Wireless
5 1,125 (17.37%) VPN
6 1,062 (16.40%) Network Security
7 1,015 (15.67%) Cisco ASA
8 988 (15.25%) BGP
9 911 (14.07%) MPLS
10 875 (13.51%) OSPF
11 869 (13.42%) DNS
12 760 (11.73%) Cisco Nexus
13 749 (11.56%) TCP/IP
14 697 (10.76%) VoIP
15 658 (10.16%) DHCP
16 647 (9.99%) SAN
17 582 (8.99%) Wi-Fi
18 491 (7.58%) VLAN
19 437 (6.75%) Cisco IOS
20 347 (5.36%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 498 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 98 (1.51%) MySQL
3 62 (0.96%) Big Data
3 62 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 48 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
5 37 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 35 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
7 33 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
8 30 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
9 21 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
9 21 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (0.23%) MongoDB
11 13 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
11 13 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (0.20%) Oracle Database
11 13 (0.20%) Relational Database
12 11 (0.17%) Blockchain
13 8 (0.12%) Cognos Impromptu
14 7 (0.11%) MS Access
15 6 (0.093%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 90 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 39 (0.60%) Jenkins
3 36 (0.56%) Git (software)
4 29 (0.45%) JIRA
5 25 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
6 15 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 15 (0.23%) Metasploit
7 11 (0.17%) Visual Studio
8 10 (0.15%) PEAR
8 10 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (0.12%) Bitbucket
9 8 (0.12%) Hudson
9 8 (0.12%) Vagrant
10 7 (0.11%) Maven
11 6 (0.093%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.077%) Subversion
12 5 (0.077%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.062%) AutoIt
13 4 (0.062%) Gerrit
13 4 (0.062%) MSI
General
1 1,005 (15.52%) Finance
2 552 (8.52%) Telecoms
3 409 (6.31%) Retail
4 295 (4.55%) Banking
5 186 (2.87%) Legal
6 96 (1.48%) Law
7 91 (1.40%) Advertising
8 77 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 76 (1.17%) Marketing
10 67 (1.03%) French Language
11 50 (0.77%) Investment Banking
12 48 (0.74%) German Language
12 48 (0.74%) Italian Language
13 44 (0.68%) Back Office
14 34 (0.52%) Games
15 32 (0.49%) Publishing
16 29 (0.45%) Billing
16 29 (0.45%) Financial Institution
17 27 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
18 25 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,792 (27.67%) Network Engineer
2 806 (12.44%) Analyst
3 663 (10.24%) Architect
4 596 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 539 (8.32%) Support Engineer
6 529 (8.17%) Cisco Engineer
7 362 (5.59%) Consultant
8 361 (5.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 357 (5.51%) Senior Network Engineer
10 349 (5.39%) Security Engineer
11 326 (5.03%) IT Engineer
12 275 (4.25%) Solutions Architect
13 270 (4.17%) IT Support
14 251 (3.88%) IT Analyst
15 242 (3.74%) Support Analyst
16 241 (3.72%) Network Security Engineer
17 234 (3.61%) Network Architect
18 228 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
19 225 (3.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
20 188 (2.90%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (1.64%) 802.1X
2 72 (1.11%) XMPP
3 71 (1.10%) Web Services
4 63 (0.97%) .NET
5 49 (0.76%) LAMP
6 48 (0.74%) LDAP
7 44 (0.68%) HTML
8 30 (0.46%) JSON
8 30 (0.46%) XML
9 28 (0.43%) LEMP Stack
10 27 (0.42%) Middleware
11 24 (0.37%) Elastic Stack
12 23 (0.36%) CSS
13 21 (0.32%) J2EE
14 19 (0.29%) .NET Framework
15 16 (0.25%) SOAP
16 14 (0.22%) RabbitMQ
16 14 (0.22%) REST
17 13 (0.20%) Flash
17 13 (0.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1,399 (21.60%) Data Centre
2 503 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
3 409 (6.31%) Self-Motivation
4 264 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 234 (3.61%) Computer Science
6 192 (2.96%) Video Conferencing
7 153 (2.36%) Driving Licence
8 128 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
9 122 (1.88%) Replication
10 119 (1.84%) Clustering
11 114 (1.76%) Public Cloud
12 102 (1.57%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 77 (1.19%) Fintech
14 76 (1.17%) Blackberry
15 75 (1.16%) PKI
16 65 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 64 (0.99%) Private Cloud
18 60 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
19 58 (0.90%) Virtual Team
20 54 (0.83%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 2,397 (37.01%) Windows
2 1,283 (19.81%) Windows Server
3 1,054 (16.27%) Linux
4 657 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 551 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 445 (6.87%) Windows 10
7 403 (6.22%) Windows 7
8 213 (3.29%) Unix
9 209 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 137 (2.12%) CentOS
11 124 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 95 (1.47%) Windows 8
13 86 (1.33%) Android
14 84 (1.30%) Ubuntu
15 75 (1.16%) Mac OS
16 71 (1.10%) Mac OS X
17 50 (0.77%) Windows XP
18 39 (0.60%) Solaris
19 29 (0.45%) Debian
20 20 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,232 (19.02%) ITIL
2 795 (12.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 757 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
4 520 (8.03%) Presales
5 409 (6.31%) Project Management
6 399 (6.16%) Load Balancing
7 395 (6.10%) Network Management
8 381 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 378 (5.84%) Service Delivery
10 372 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
10 372 (5.74%) Information Security
11 345 (5.33%) Service Management
12 338 (5.22%) Network Design
13 334 (5.16%) Incident Management
13 334 (5.16%) Network Monitoring
14 304 (4.69%) SIEM
15 296 (4.57%) Cybersecurity
16 286 (4.42%) Agile Software Development
17 262 (4.05%) Migration
18 258 (3.98%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 541 (8.35%) SQL
2 429 (6.62%) PowerShell
3 376 (5.81%) Python
4 154 (2.38%) Bash Shell
5 137 (2.12%) Perl
6 114 (1.76%) C
7 82 (1.27%) Java
8 69 (1.07%) PHP
9 56 (0.86%) C#
10 53 (0.82%) Shell Script
11 48 (0.74%) JavaScript
12 45 (0.69%) Ruby
13 38 (0.59%) C++
14 26 (0.40%) Korn
14 26 (0.40%) T-SQL
14 26 (0.40%) VB
15 23 (0.36%) Bourne shell
16 18 (0.28%) VBScript
17 13 (0.20%) Objective-C
17 13 (0.20%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2,736 (42.24%) Cisco Certification
2 1,842 (28.44%) CCNP
3 1,423 (21.97%) CCNA
4 631 (9.74%) CCIE
5 583 (9.00%) Degree
6 579 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 411 (6.35%) MCSE
8 397 (6.13%) Security Cleared
9 283 (4.37%) SC Cleared
10 270 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 250 (3.86%) CISSP
12 212 (3.27%) MCSA
13 209 (3.23%) CCDP
14 192 (2.96%) MCP
15 189 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
16 156 (2.41%) SANS
17 149 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
18 125 (1.93%) DV Cleared
19 108 (1.67%) CCSA
20 92 (1.42%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 499 (7.70%) SLA
2 274 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 195 (3.01%) GDPR
3 195 (3.01%) PCI DSS
4 90 (1.39%) Cyber Essentials
5 61 (0.94%) PMO
6 55 (0.85%) QA
7 21 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 20 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 15 (0.23%) COBIT
9 15 (0.23%) ISO 9001
10 14 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 10 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 10 (0.15%) PMBOK
12 8 (0.12%) HIPAA
13 6 (0.093%) Data Quality
14 5 (0.077%) NIST 800
15 4 (0.062%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 4 (0.062%) ISO 22301
16 3 (0.046%) GPG13
System Software
1 1,652 (25.51%) Active Directory
2 1,458 (22.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 603 (9.31%) Hyper-V
4 286 (4.42%) vSphere
5 244 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
6 208 (3.21%) XenApp
7 150 (2.32%) VMware NSX
8 124 (1.91%) XenDesktop
9 88 (1.36%) Docker
10 78 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
11 74 (1.14%) Terminal Services
12 67 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
13 59 (0.91%) ProxySG
14 49 (0.76%) Firmware
15 40 (0.62%) VMware Server
16 32 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
17 30 (0.46%) NFS
18 26 (0.40%) KVM
19 23 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
19 23 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 424 (6.55%) SCCM
2 257 (3.97%) Cisco CUCM
3 190 (2.93%) Nagios
4 177 (2.73%) Ansible
5 159 (2.45%) Cisco Prime
6 145 (2.24%) Puppet
7 132 (2.04%) SCOM
8 121 (1.87%) FortiGate
9 105 (1.62%) vRealize
10 95 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
11 92 (1.42%) vCenter Server
12 87 (1.34%) Backup Exec
13 79 (1.22%) Stealthwatch
14 74 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
15 71 (1.10%) WSUS
16 69 (1.07%) Kubernetes
17 67 (1.03%) Terraform
18 66 (1.02%) Nessus
19 48 (0.74%) Cacti
20 47 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2,280 (35.20%) VMware
2 2,026 (31.28%) Microsoft
3 1,214 (18.74%) CheckPoint
4 1,205 (18.60%) Juniper
5 871 (13.45%) F5
6 843 (13.02%) HP
7 757 (11.69%) Citrix
8 702 (10.84%) Palo Alto
9 529 (8.17%) SolarWinds
10 487 (7.52%) Fortinet
11 435 (6.72%) NetApp
12 430 (6.64%) Dell
13 428 (6.61%) Meraki
14 348 (5.37%) EMC
15 254 (3.92%) Avaya
16 236 (3.64%) Red Hat
17 204 (3.15%) Riverbed
18 203 (3.13%) Veeam
19 202 (3.12%) McAfee
20 186 (2.87%) Symantec