Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 61 41
Rank change year-on-year -14 -20 +2
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 6,587 8,602 11,114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.93% 4.85% 5.73%
As % of the Vendors category 8.98% 10.87% 13.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5,326 7,454 9,435
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% -

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 73,313 79,123 85,500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.78% 44.60% 44.08%
Number of salaries quoted 56,984 61,273 69,404
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +1.19% +5.00%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -15 6,169 £47,500 +5.56% 854
UK excluding London -17 4,026 £42,500 +3.66% 676
London -17 2,377 £55,000 +4.76% 249
South East -27 1,229 £47,500 +11.76% 169
North of England -14 931 £40,000 +5.26% 166
Midlands +6 712 £41,500 +3.75% 128
North West -2 569 £40,000 +6.67% 98
East of England -7 545 £45,000 - 64
West Midlands +15 495 £47,500 +18.75% 87
South West -10 397 £42,500 +6.25% 79
Yorkshire -39 320 £40,000 - 52
East Midlands -10 216 £35,000 - 41
Scotland -15 163 £42,500 -26.09% 46
Wales -38 62 £40,210 +0.52% 22
North East -22 42 £33,750 -4.26% 16
Northern Ireland -7 20 £21,000 -47.50% 3
Channel Islands - 4 £35,000 -
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2,982 (45.27%) Firewall
2 2,789 (42.34%) Cisco Certification
3 2,378 (36.10%) Windows
4 2,364 (35.89%) VMware
5 2,030 (30.82%) Microsoft
6 2,027 (30.77%) WAN
7 1,921 (29.16%) CCNP
8 1,787 (27.13%) LAN
9 1,654 (25.11%) Active Directory
10 1,516 (23.02%) CCNA
11 1,510 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1,484 (22.53%) Data Centre
13 1,305 (19.81%) ITIL
14 1,303 (19.78%) Windows Server
15 1,259 (19.11%) VPN
16 1,193 (18.11%) CheckPoint
17 1,183 (17.96%) Juniper
18 1,162 (17.64%) Cisco ASA
19 1,152 (17.49%) Wireless
20 1,079 (16.38%) Linux
21 1,042 (15.82%) Network Security
22 1,019 (15.47%) Finance
23 1,018 (15.45%) Microsoft Azure
24 968 (14.70%) F5
25 947 (14.38%) BGP
26 940 (14.27%) Office 365
27 917 (13.92%) HP
28 913 (13.86%) MPLS
29 904 (13.72%) DNS
30 860 (13.06%) OSPF

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
1 686 (10.41%) MS Exchange
2 252 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 251 (3.81%) Skype for Business
4 220 (3.34%) SharePoint
5 215 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 125 (1.90%) IIS
7 99 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 83 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 77 (1.17%) OpenStack
10 74 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
11 73 (1.11%) Apache
12 50 (0.76%) CMS
13 39 (0.59%) WebLogic
14 30 (0.46%) Confluence
15 28 (0.43%) JBoss
15 28 (0.43%) nginx
16 27 (0.41%) Tomcat
17 26 (0.39%) WebSphere
18 20 (0.30%) WordPress
19 16 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 415 (6.30%) Microsoft Office
2 157 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 120 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 108 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
5 60 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.14%) Acrobat
8 7 (0.11%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.076%) Adobe Captivate
9 5 (0.076%) Camtasia
9 5 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.030%) CATIA
10 2 (0.030%) InDesign
10 2 (0.030%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.030%) PTC Creo
11 1 (0.015%) Autodesk Inventor
11 1 (0.015%) Revit
11 1 (0.015%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 16 (0.24%) Documaker
2 14 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.20%) Elite 3E
4 11 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.11%) Eikon
6 5 (0.076%) Carpe Diem
6 5 (0.076%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 4 (0.061%) C-CURE
7 4 (0.061%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.061%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.046%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.046%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.046%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.030%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.030%) Maximo
9 2 (0.030%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.030%) SAP R/3
9 2 (0.030%) Teamcenter
9 2 (0.030%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.030%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 1,018 (15.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 940 (14.27%) Office 365
3 805 (12.22%) Amazon AWS
4 166 (2.52%) IaaS
5 150 (2.28%) SaaS
6 115 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
7 101 (1.53%) PaaS
8 74 (1.12%) Mimecast
9 53 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
10 40 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
11 32 (0.49%) G Suite
12 27 (0.41%) GitHub
13 26 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
14 23 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 21 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 21 (0.32%) Amazon S3
16 19 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
16 19 (0.29%) IBM Cloud
17 15 (0.23%) Serverless
18 13 (0.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2,982 (45.27%) Firewall
2 2,027 (30.77%) WAN
3 1,787 (27.13%) LAN
4 1,259 (19.11%) VPN
5 1,162 (17.64%) Cisco ASA
6 1,152 (17.49%) Wireless
7 1,042 (15.82%) Network Security
8 947 (14.38%) BGP
9 913 (13.86%) MPLS
10 904 (13.72%) DNS
11 860 (13.06%) OSPF
12 801 (12.16%) Cisco Nexus
13 765 (11.61%) TCP/IP
14 666 (10.11%) SAN
15 661 (10.03%) DHCP
16 653 (9.91%) VoIP
17 508 (7.71%) VLAN
18 499 (7.58%) Wi-Fi
19 488 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
20 386 (5.86%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 479 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 90 (1.37%) MySQL
3 88 (1.34%) Big Data
4 72 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 40 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 35 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
7 32 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
7 32 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
8 29 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 28 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
10 27 (0.41%) Oracle Database
11 25 (0.38%) MongoDB
12 19 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (0.27%) Blockchain
14 12 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (0.17%) Hadoop
15 11 (0.17%) Relational Database
16 9 (0.14%) Azure SQL Database
16 9 (0.14%) Cognos Impromptu
17 6 (0.091%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 119 (1.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 60 (0.91%) Jenkins
3 53 (0.80%) JIRA
4 45 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
5 42 (0.64%) Git (software)
6 16 (0.24%) Gerrit
7 12 (0.18%) Maven
7 12 (0.18%) TeamCity
8 10 (0.15%) Bitbucket
8 10 (0.15%) PEAR
8 10 (0.15%) Visual Studio
9 9 (0.14%) Subversion
10 8 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (0.12%) Metasploit
11 7 (0.11%) Vagrant
12 6 (0.091%) Hudson
12 6 (0.091%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.076%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (0.061%) AutoIt
14 4 (0.061%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1,019 (15.47%) Finance
2 539 (8.18%) Telecoms
3 460 (6.98%) Retail
4 271 (4.11%) Banking
5 155 (2.35%) Legal
6 117 (1.78%) Manufacturing
7 107 (1.62%) Law
8 88 (1.34%) Advertising
9 84 (1.28%) Marketing
10 62 (0.94%) German Language
11 60 (0.91%) Italian Language
12 54 (0.82%) Back Office
13 50 (0.76%) French Language
14 49 (0.74%) Financial Institution
14 49 (0.74%) Investment Banking
15 48 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
16 46 (0.70%) Games
17 31 (0.47%) Billing
18 28 (0.43%) Electronics
19 24 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,889 (28.68%) Network Engineer
2 828 (12.57%) Analyst
3 690 (10.48%) Architect
4 608 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 561 (8.52%) Cisco Engineer
6 503 (7.64%) Support Engineer
7 424 (6.44%) Senior Network Engineer
8 418 (6.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 383 (5.81%) Security Engineer
10 333 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
11 312 (4.74%) Consultant
12 303 (4.60%) IT Engineer
13 276 (4.19%) Network Security Engineer
14 254 (3.86%) Support Analyst
15 247 (3.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 238 (3.61%) IT Support
17 224 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
18 191 (2.90%) Network Architect
19 188 (2.85%) Administrator
20 183 (2.78%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (2.10%) 802.1X
2 98 (1.49%) Web Services
3 67 (1.02%) .NET
3 67 (1.02%) Middleware
4 60 (0.91%) LDAP
5 55 (0.83%) XMPP
6 45 (0.68%) HTML
7 44 (0.67%) JSON
8 42 (0.64%) XML
9 35 (0.53%) LAMP
10 32 (0.49%) SOAP
11 28 (0.43%) CSS
12 23 (0.35%) Elastic Stack
12 23 (0.35%) Flash
13 20 (0.30%) J2EE
13 20 (0.30%) RESTful
14 19 (0.29%) RabbitMQ
15 18 (0.27%) .NET Framework
16 16 (0.24%) LEMP Stack
16 16 (0.24%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1,484 (22.53%) Data Centre
2 520 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 382 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
4 281 (4.27%) Management Information System
5 270 (4.10%) Computer Science
6 162 (2.46%) Driving Licence
6 162 (2.46%) Video Conferencing
7 130 (1.97%) Public Cloud
8 122 (1.85%) Replication
9 120 (1.82%) Blackberry
10 119 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
11 115 (1.75%) Clustering
12 88 (1.34%) Cyberthreat
12 88 (1.34%) Private Cloud
13 87 (1.32%) Hedge funds
14 86 (1.31%) NHS
14 86 (1.31%) PKI
15 83 (1.26%) Fintech
16 74 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 70 (1.06%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 2,378 (36.10%) Windows
2 1,303 (19.78%) Windows Server
3 1,079 (16.38%) Linux
4 657 (9.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 580 (8.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 444 (6.74%) Windows 10
6 444 (6.74%) Windows 7
7 215 (3.26%) Unix
8 154 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 136 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 127 (1.93%) Android
11 121 (1.84%) CentOS
12 101 (1.53%) Windows 8
13 77 (1.17%) Ubuntu
14 66 (1.00%) Mac OS
15 64 (0.97%) Solaris
16 56 (0.85%) Mac OS X
16 56 (0.85%) Windows XP
17 21 (0.32%) Debian
18 20 (0.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,305 (19.81%) ITIL
2 837 (12.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 767 (11.64%) Problem-Solving
4 568 (8.62%) Presales
5 471 (7.15%) Load Balancing
5 471 (7.15%) Project Management
6 404 (6.13%) Service Delivery
7 402 (6.10%) Network Management
8 394 (5.98%) Network Design
9 375 (5.69%) Incident Management
10 374 (5.68%) Service Management
11 372 (5.65%) Network Monitoring
12 332 (5.04%) Information Security
13 328 (4.98%) Disaster Recovery
14 310 (4.71%) SIEM
15 297 (4.51%) Mentoring
16 294 (4.46%) Migration
17 285 (4.33%) Agile Software Development
18 270 (4.10%) Cybersecurity
19 265 (4.02%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 495 (7.51%) SQL
2 470 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 373 (5.66%) Python
4 164 (2.49%) Bash Shell
5 117 (1.78%) Perl
6 113 (1.72%) C
7 86 (1.31%) Java
8 72 (1.09%) JavaScript
9 69 (1.05%) PHP
10 60 (0.91%) Ruby
11 43 (0.65%) Shell Script
12 31 (0.47%) C#
13 28 (0.43%) VBScript
14 25 (0.38%) C++
15 19 (0.29%) VB
16 18 (0.27%) Korn
17 17 (0.26%) T-SQL
18 15 (0.23%) Bourne shell
19 12 (0.18%) Objective-C
20 11 (0.17%) R
Qualifications
1 2,789 (42.34%) Cisco Certification
2 1,921 (29.16%) CCNP
3 1,516 (23.02%) CCNA
4 621 (9.43%) CCIE
5 617 (9.37%) Degree
6 552 (8.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 444 (6.74%) Security Cleared
8 366 (5.56%) MCSE
9 309 (4.69%) SC Cleared
10 253 (3.84%) CISSP
11 245 (3.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 213 (3.23%) MCSA
13 209 (3.17%) CCDP
14 195 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
15 173 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
16 165 (2.50%) MCP
17 147 (2.23%) DV Cleared
18 123 (1.87%) CCSP
19 122 (1.85%) SANS
20 103 (1.56%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 535 (8.12%) SLA
2 233 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 160 (2.43%) PCI DSS
4 149 (2.26%) GDPR
5 96 (1.46%) Cyber Essentials
6 56 (0.85%) PMO
7 48 (0.73%) QA
8 29 (0.44%) COBIT
9 23 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 22 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 15 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 12 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 11 (0.17%) GPG13
13 11 (0.17%) ISO 9001
13 11 (0.17%) PMBOK
14 7 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 5 (0.076%) GCP
16 4 (0.061%) NIST 800
17 3 (0.046%) ISAE 3402
17 3 (0.046%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 1,654 (25.11%) Active Directory
2 1,510 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 604 (9.17%) Hyper-V
4 310 (4.71%) vSphere
5 237 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
6 201 (3.05%) XenApp
7 155 (2.35%) VMware NSX
8 111 (1.69%) XenDesktop
9 100 (1.52%) Docker
10 94 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
11 80 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
12 65 (0.99%) ProxySG
13 64 (0.97%) Terminal Services
14 63 (0.96%) Firmware
15 61 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
16 38 (0.58%) XenServer
17 36 (0.55%) VMware Server
18 26 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
19 25 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
20 22 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 427 (6.48%) SCCM
2 246 (3.73%) Cisco CUCM
3 213 (3.23%) Nagios
4 200 (3.04%) Cisco Prime
5 198 (3.01%) Ansible
6 155 (2.35%) Puppet
7 127 (1.93%) SCOM
8 122 (1.85%) vRealize
9 119 (1.81%) FortiGate
10 110 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
11 98 (1.49%) vCenter Server
12 91 (1.38%) Backup Exec
13 82 (1.24%) Terraform
14 69 (1.05%) Cisco UCCX
15 66 (1.00%) WSUS
16 65 (0.99%) Stealthwatch
17 56 (0.85%) Cacti
17 56 (0.85%) Nessus
18 54 (0.82%) Cisco LMS
18 54 (0.82%) Opsview
Vendors
1 2,364 (35.89%) VMware
2 2,030 (30.82%) Microsoft
3 1,193 (18.11%) CheckPoint
4 1,183 (17.96%) Juniper
5 968 (14.70%) F5
6 917 (13.92%) HP
7 809 (12.28%) Citrix
8 632 (9.59%) Palo Alto
9 550 (8.35%) SolarWinds
10 513 (7.79%) Fortinet
11 424 (6.44%) NetApp
12 404 (6.13%) Dell
13 396 (6.01%) Meraki
14 375 (5.69%) EMC
15 250 (3.80%) Red Hat
16 237 (3.60%) Avaya
17 214 (3.25%) Riverbed
18 213 (3.23%) Splunk
19 203 (3.08%) Veeam
20 201 (3.05%) McAfee