Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 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
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 70 60
Rank change year-on-year +15 -10 -21
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 7,046 7,019 8,596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.85% 4.07% 5.08%
As % of the Vendors category 11.44% 9.25% 11.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5,582 5,698 7,344
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,105
% change year-on-year +2.35% +5.97% -5.64%

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 61,566 75,854 74,913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.39% 43.99% 44.24%
Number of salaries quoted 47,095 59,232 60,222
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,550 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% -1.19%

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 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Cisco in the UK

Cisco
Top 17 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 24 May 2019. 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 +17 6,643 £47,500 - 342
UK excluding London +29 4,683 £43,500 +2.35% 274
London -1 2,170 £55,000 - 79
North of England +38 1,360 £40,000 -0.62% 86
South East +5 1,356 £46,000 +5.75% 75
Yorkshire +43 735 £37,000 -12.94% 28
Midlands +32 734 £44,500 +6.59% 47
West Midlands +29 561 £46,500 -2.11% 37
North West +24 538 £42,500 +6.25% 48
East of England +35 509 £40,000 -15.79% 31
South West +18 478 £45,000 +7.14% 24
East Midlands +27 173 £40,000 - 10
Scotland -10 156 £50,000 +17.65% 6
North East +50 87 £59,233 +31.63% 10
Wales -11 43 £40,000 - 4
Northern Ireland -4 36 £23,000 -25.81%
Isle of Man - 14 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 3,521 (49.97%) Firewall
2 3,336 (47.35%) Cisco Certification
3 2,458 (34.89%) Windows
4 2,379 (33.76%) WAN
5 2,376 (33.72%) VMware
6 2,263 (32.12%) Microsoft
7 2,179 (30.93%) CCNP
8 1,967 (27.92%) CCNA
9 1,922 (27.28%) Active Directory
10 1,774 (25.18%) LAN
11 1,495 (21.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1,480 (21.00%) VPN
13 1,474 (20.92%) ITIL
14 1,448 (20.55%) Data Centre
15 1,390 (19.73%) Windows Server
16 1,371 (19.46%) Cisco ASA
17 1,352 (19.19%) Linux
18 1,330 (18.88%) Network Security
19 1,273 (18.07%) DNS
20 1,252 (17.77%) Microsoft Azure
21 1,237 (17.56%) Wireless
22 1,233 (17.50%) Juniper
23 1,206 (17.12%) Office 365
24 1,163 (16.51%) CheckPoint
25 1,123 (15.94%) MPLS
26 1,090 (15.47%) BGP
27 1,031 (14.63%) OSPF
28 1,013 (14.38%) Palo Alto
29 955 (13.55%) HP
30 944 (13.40%) Infrastructure Engineering

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
1 760 (10.79%) MS Exchange
2 327 (4.64%) SharePoint
3 280 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 280 (3.97%) Skype for Business
4 220 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 198 (2.81%) IIS
6 84 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 78 (1.11%) Apache
8 73 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
9 60 (0.85%) Tomcat
10 47 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 42 (0.60%) CMS
12 34 (0.48%) Confluence
13 32 (0.45%) OpenStack
14 31 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
15 20 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
16 18 (0.26%) WebSphere
17 17 (0.24%) SAS
17 17 (0.24%) WebLogic
18 14 (0.20%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 433 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
2 96 (1.36%) MS Visio
3 91 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 91 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.057%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.028%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (0.028%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.028%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.028%) SPSS
7 1 (0.014%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.014%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 31 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.099%) Temenos T24
4 4 (0.057%) Sage 1000
4 4 (0.057%) Sage 500
5 3 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.028%) Cisco SocialMiner
6 2 (0.028%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.028%) Workfront
7 1 (0.014%) Carpe Diem
7 1 (0.014%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.014%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.014%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.014%) Q-Pulse
7 1 (0.014%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.014%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,252 (17.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,206 (17.12%) Office 365
3 722 (10.25%) Amazon AWS
4 168 (2.38%) IaaS
5 147 (2.09%) SaaS
6 139 (1.97%) Azure Active Directory
7 101 (1.43%) PaaS
8 87 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
9 71 (1.01%) OneDrive
10 40 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
11 39 (0.55%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 38 (0.54%) Azure Stack
13 31 (0.44%) Mimecast
14 20 (0.28%) OpenShift
15 18 (0.26%) G Suite
15 18 (0.26%) Power Platform
15 18 (0.26%) Serverless
16 13 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
16 13 (0.18%) GitHub
17 11 (0.16%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 3,521 (49.97%) Firewall
2 2,379 (33.76%) WAN
3 1,774 (25.18%) LAN
4 1,480 (21.00%) VPN
5 1,371 (19.46%) Cisco ASA
6 1,330 (18.88%) Network Security
7 1,273 (18.07%) DNS
8 1,237 (17.56%) Wireless
9 1,123 (15.94%) MPLS
10 1,090 (15.47%) BGP
11 1,031 (14.63%) OSPF
12 939 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
13 883 (12.53%) VoIP
14 874 (12.40%) TCP/IP
15 797 (11.31%) DHCP
16 638 (9.05%) SAN
17 547 (7.76%) IPsec
18 527 (7.48%) VLAN
19 419 (5.95%) NetScaler
20 418 (5.93%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 549 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 74 (1.05%) MySQL
3 49 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 47 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
5 34 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
6 32 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
7 28 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 27 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
9 22 (0.31%) NoSQL
10 21 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
11 19 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (0.26%) Power BI
13 16 (0.23%) MongoDB
14 15 (0.21%) Blockchain
15 13 (0.18%) Oracle Database
16 10 (0.14%) Relational Database
17 9 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (0.13%) Hadoop
18 7 (0.099%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 65 (0.92%) JIRA
1 65 (0.92%) Visual Studio
2 54 (0.77%) Git (software)
3 40 (0.57%) Jenkins
4 32 (0.45%) TestRail
4 32 (0.45%) Zephyr
5 29 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 23 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 14 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (0.17%) Visual Studio Team System
10 9 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (0.099%) GCC
11 7 (0.099%) GDB
11 7 (0.099%) SonarQube
11 7 (0.099%) Subversion
11 7 (0.099%) Trac
12 5 (0.071%) GitLab
12 5 (0.071%) Hudson
12 5 (0.071%) TeamCity
General
1 842 (11.95%) Finance
2 471 (6.68%) Telecoms
3 233 (3.31%) Retail
4 228 (3.24%) Banking
5 147 (2.09%) Legal
6 106 (1.50%) Law
7 95 (1.35%) Marketing
8 91 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 77 (1.09%) Electronics
10 63 (0.89%) Advertising
11 45 (0.64%) Back Office
12 36 (0.51%) German Language
13 33 (0.47%) Military
14 32 (0.45%) Aerospace
14 32 (0.45%) Financial Institution
15 29 (0.41%) Italian Language
16 28 (0.40%) French Language
17 24 (0.34%) Multimedia
18 21 (0.30%) Billing
19 19 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 2,043 (29.00%) Network Engineer
2 812 (11.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 760 (10.79%) Analyst
4 619 (8.79%) Cisco Engineer
5 571 (8.10%) Support Engineer
6 532 (7.55%) Architect
7 483 (6.85%) Security Engineer
8 458 (6.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 412 (5.85%) Consultant
10 406 (5.76%) Senior Network Engineer
11 376 (5.34%) Network Security Engineer
12 346 (4.91%) IT Engineer
13 295 (4.19%) Support Analyst
14 278 (3.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 259 (3.68%) Network Architect
16 247 (3.51%) IT Support
17 239 (3.39%) Technical Support
18 220 (3.12%) 3rd Line Support
19 204 (2.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
20 201 (2.85%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (1.62%) XMPP
2 89 (1.26%) 802.1X
3 85 (1.21%) Web Services
4 57 (0.81%) .NET
5 51 (0.72%) JSON
6 44 (0.62%) LDAP
7 30 (0.43%) SAML
8 29 (0.41%) YAML
9 27 (0.38%) Elastic Stack
9 27 (0.38%) SailPoint
10 24 (0.34%) .NET Framework
11 20 (0.28%) LAMP
12 19 (0.27%) Software Packaging
13 18 (0.26%) Entity Framework
14 17 (0.24%) WSH
15 14 (0.20%) HTML
16 13 (0.18%) COM
17 12 (0.17%) Node.js
18 10 (0.14%) WCF
19 9 (0.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1,448 (20.55%) Data Centre
2 520 (7.38%) Management Information System
3 423 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 377 (5.35%) Self-Motivation
5 169 (2.40%) Driving Licence
6 153 (2.17%) Public Cloud
7 150 (2.13%) Clustering
8 129 (1.83%) Replication
9 108 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
10 104 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
11 80 (1.14%) Virtual Team
12 77 (1.09%) Blackberry
13 74 (1.05%) Private Cloud
14 63 (0.89%) Security Operations Centre
15 50 (0.71%) EMC VNX
16 49 (0.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 47 (0.67%) e-Learning
17 47 (0.67%) Fintech
17 47 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
18 45 (0.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2,458 (34.89%) Windows
2 1,390 (19.73%) Windows Server
3 1,352 (19.19%) Linux
4 709 (10.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 557 (7.91%) Windows 10
6 534 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 447 (6.34%) Windows 7
8 409 (5.80%) Unix
9 163 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 145 (2.06%) CentOS
11 124 (1.76%) Windows 8
12 85 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 82 (1.16%) Ubuntu
14 74 (1.05%) Android
15 71 (1.01%) Mac OS
16 63 (0.89%) Mac OS X
17 60 (0.85%) Windows XP
18 49 (0.70%) Debian
19 29 (0.41%) AIX
20 21 (0.30%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,474 (20.92%) ITIL
2 944 (13.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 826 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
4 672 (9.54%) Presales
5 647 (9.18%) Service Delivery
6 605 (8.59%) Network Design
7 522 (7.41%) Network Management
8 490 (6.95%) Project Management
9 447 (6.34%) Mentoring
10 440 (6.24%) Load Balancing
11 415 (5.89%) Change Control
12 377 (5.35%) Disaster Recovery
13 373 (5.29%) Change Management
14 349 (4.95%) Cybersecurity
15 328 (4.66%) Agile Software Development
16 308 (4.37%) Service Management
17 301 (4.27%) Information Security
18 299 (4.24%) Network Monitoring
19 288 (4.09%) Migration
20 281 (3.99%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 583 (8.27%) PowerShell
2 524 (7.44%) SQL
3 484 (6.87%) Python
4 341 (4.84%) Bash Shell
5 295 (4.19%) Perl
6 102 (1.45%) C
7 66 (0.94%) PHP
8 62 (0.88%) C#
9 52 (0.74%) JavaScript
10 46 (0.65%) Shell Script
11 43 (0.61%) Ruby
12 41 (0.58%) Java
13 39 (0.55%) VBScript
14 38 (0.54%) C++
14 38 (0.54%) T-SQL
15 29 (0.41%) R
16 21 (0.30%) VB
17 6 (0.085%) Go
17 6 (0.085%) Tcl
18 5 (0.071%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3,336 (47.35%) Cisco Certification
2 2,179 (30.93%) CCNP
3 1,967 (27.92%) CCNA
4 868 (12.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 659 (9.35%) CCIE
6 582 (8.26%) Degree
7 576 (8.17%) Security Cleared
8 571 (8.10%) MCSE
9 379 (5.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 370 (5.25%) SC Cleared
11 323 (4.58%) MCSA
12 241 (3.42%) MCP
13 207 (2.94%) CISSP
14 203 (2.88%) CCDP
15 199 (2.82%) MCITP
16 174 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
17 150 (2.13%) DV Cleared
18 147 (2.09%) JNCIA
19 140 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
20 128 (1.82%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 600 (8.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 516 (7.32%) SLA
3 332 (4.71%) ISO 9001
4 171 (2.43%) GDPR
5 144 (2.04%) PCI DSS
6 91 (1.29%) PMO
7 89 (1.26%) Cyber Essentials
8 46 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 43 (0.61%) ISO 22301
10 40 (0.57%) QA
11 36 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 36 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 30 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 17 (0.24%) Data Quality
14 12 (0.17%) COBIT
15 10 (0.14%) GPG13
15 10 (0.14%) ISAE 3402
16 9 (0.13%) HIPAA
16 9 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 7 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 1,922 (27.28%) Active Directory
2 1,495 (21.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 863 (12.25%) Hyper-V
4 397 (5.63%) vSphere
5 245 (3.48%) VMware ESXi
6 241 (3.42%) XenApp
7 169 (2.40%) XenDesktop
8 127 (1.80%) VMware NSX
9 94 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
10 86 (1.22%) Docker
11 74 (1.05%) Firmware
12 69 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
13 57 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
14 50 (0.71%) vCloud
15 36 (0.51%) Terminal Services
16 32 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 31 (0.44%) NFS
18 27 (0.38%) Terminal Server
19 25 (0.35%) KVM
20 22 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 595 (8.44%) SCCM
2 361 (5.12%) FortiGate
3 335 (4.75%) Nagios
4 254 (3.60%) Cisco CUCM
5 208 (2.95%) SCOM
6 196 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
7 185 (2.63%) Ansible
8 161 (2.28%) Puppet
9 102 (1.45%) Backup Exec
10 101 (1.43%) WSUS
11 90 (1.28%) Cisco UCCX
12 86 (1.22%) Kubernetes
13 84 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
13 84 (1.19%) vCenter Server
14 82 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
15 80 (1.14%) Nessus
16 79 (1.12%) SCVMM
17 78 (1.11%) Stealthwatch
18 70 (0.99%) vRealize
19 69 (0.98%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2,376 (33.72%) VMware
2 2,263 (32.12%) Microsoft
3 1,233 (17.50%) Juniper
4 1,163 (16.51%) CheckPoint
5 1,013 (14.38%) Palo Alto
6 955 (13.55%) HP
7 929 (13.18%) Citrix
8 682 (9.68%) F5
9 638 (9.05%) Meraki
10 607 (8.61%) Fortinet
11 513 (7.28%) Dell
12 420 (5.96%) SolarWinds
13 416 (5.90%) NetApp
14 342 (4.85%) Aruba
15 277 (3.93%) EMC
16 233 (3.31%) Veeam
17 229 (3.25%) Avaya
18 191 (2.71%) Red Hat
19 182 (2.58%) Symantec
20 172 (2.44%) McAfee