Period
to 19 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 40 46
Rank change year-on-year -27 +6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 7,611 10,102 11,334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.37% 5.71% 5.43%
As % of the Vendors category 9.79% 13.06% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6,486 8,400 9,763
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.20% -2.35% +1.19%

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 77,735 77,348 94,978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.66% 43.73% 45.47%
Number of salaries quoted 60,934 62,278 77,826
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 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 -25 7,159 £45,000 - 1,176
UK excluding London -21 4,754 £42,000 +1.20% 943
London -26 2,739 £52,500 +5.00% 303
South East -23 1,759 £42,500 -5.56% 249
North of England -14 1,104 £38,000 -2.56% 273
Midlands -36 603 £38,500 -3.75% 176
North West -14 575 £37,500 - 143
East of England -9 555 £47,500 +5.56% 96
Yorkshire -10 479 £40,750 +1.88% 103
South West -12 420 £38,000 -2.56% 78
West Midlands -47 363 £40,000 - 108
East Midlands -26 226 £35,000 -17.65% 68
Scotland -16 224 £47,500 +21.62% 50
Wales +15 135 £40,000 -5.88% 19
North East -25 50 £32,500 -3.70% 27
Northern Ireland -17 21 £34,250 +2.24% 1
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 3,386 (44.49%) Firewall
2 3,180 (41.78%) Windows
3 3,170 (41.65%) Cisco Certification
4 2,790 (36.66%) VMware
5 2,528 (33.22%) Microsoft
6 2,206 (28.98%) WAN
7 2,159 (28.37%) Active Directory
8 2,000 (26.28%) LAN
9 1,987 (26.11%) CCNP
10 1,808 (23.76%) Windows Server
11 1,752 (23.02%) CCNA
12 1,717 (22.56%) ITIL
13 1,634 (21.47%) VMware Infrastructure
14 1,472 (19.34%) Juniper
15 1,413 (18.57%) VPN
16 1,412 (18.55%) Data Centre
17 1,293 (16.99%) DNS
18 1,269 (16.67%) Linux
19 1,202 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
20 1,199 (15.75%) CheckPoint
21 1,190 (15.64%) TCP/IP
22 1,139 (14.97%) Wireless
23 1,126 (14.79%) MPLS
24 1,122 (14.74%) Finance
25 1,062 (13.95%) Network Security
26 1,055 (13.86%) BGP
27 1,053 (13.84%) Citrix
28 1,023 (13.44%) Office 365
29 1,022 (13.43%) F5
30 1,013 (13.31%) 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 1,008 (13.24%) MS Exchange
2 493 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 354 (4.65%) Skype for Business
4 288 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 249 (3.27%) SharePoint
6 237 (3.11%) IIS
7 146 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
8 97 (1.27%) Apache
9 84 (1.10%) CMS
10 81 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 55 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
12 42 (0.55%) SAS
13 41 (0.54%) Tomcat
14 37 (0.49%) nginx
15 35 (0.46%) OpenStack
16 30 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
17 26 (0.34%) Confluence
18 18 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
19 16 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
20 14 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 513 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
2 72 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 71 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
4 30 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
5 23 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.092%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.026%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.026%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.026%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.026%) LibreOffice
8 2 (0.026%) Mozilla Thunderbird
8 2 (0.026%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.013%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.013%) HipChat
9 1 (0.013%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 29 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.14%) Markit EDM
4 8 (0.11%) Postilion
5 6 (0.079%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.066%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.066%) Magento
6 5 (0.066%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.053%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.053%) Eikon
8 2 (0.026%) Epicor Tropos
8 2 (0.026%) Summit
9 1 (0.013%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.013%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.013%) Movex
9 1 (0.013%) Sage X3
9 1 (0.013%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.013%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.013%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.013%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1,023 (13.44%) Office 365
2 838 (11.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 513 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
4 130 (1.71%) SaaS
5 120 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
6 104 (1.37%) IaaS
7 86 (1.13%) Mimecast
8 78 (1.02%) PaaS
9 61 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
10 41 (0.54%) G Suite
11 25 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 21 (0.28%) Akamai
13 15 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
14 14 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
15 13 (0.17%) GitHub
16 11 (0.14%) Amazon S3
16 11 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
17 10 (0.13%) OneDrive
18 9 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
19 8 (0.11%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 3,386 (44.49%) Firewall
2 2,206 (28.98%) WAN
3 2,000 (26.28%) LAN
4 1,413 (18.57%) VPN
5 1,293 (16.99%) DNS
6 1,202 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
7 1,190 (15.64%) TCP/IP
8 1,139 (14.97%) Wireless
9 1,126 (14.79%) MPLS
10 1,062 (13.95%) Network Security
11 1,055 (13.86%) BGP
12 954 (12.53%) OSPF
13 933 (12.26%) VoIP
14 909 (11.94%) SAN
15 892 (11.72%) DHCP
16 754 (9.91%) Cisco Nexus
17 740 (9.72%) VLAN
18 565 (7.42%) Cisco IOS
19 536 (7.04%) IPsec
20 482 (6.33%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 667 (8.76%) SQL Server
2 122 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 120 (1.58%) MySQL
4 104 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 66 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
6 58 (0.76%) Big Data
7 50 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
7 50 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 39 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
9 36 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 30 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 26 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
12 24 (0.32%) Hadoop
13 21 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
13 21 (0.28%) MongoDB
14 19 (0.25%) Oracle Database
15 17 (0.22%) InfluxDB
16 13 (0.17%) OLAP
16 13 (0.17%) Oracle OLAP
17 12 (0.16%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 59 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 56 (0.74%) Git (software)
2 56 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
3 49 (0.64%) Subversion
4 47 (0.62%) JIRA
5 43 (0.56%) Jenkins
6 36 (0.47%) GCC
7 34 (0.45%) GDB
7 34 (0.45%) Trac
8 19 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
9 12 (0.16%) Zephyr
10 11 (0.14%) Metasploit
11 8 (0.11%) SoapUI
11 8 (0.11%) Visual Studio
12 7 (0.092%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.066%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.066%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.053%) Vagrant
15 3 (0.039%) Selenium
16 2 (0.026%) HP UFT
General
1 1,122 (14.74%) Finance
2 622 (8.17%) Telecoms
3 241 (3.17%) Banking
4 193 (2.54%) Law
5 175 (2.30%) Retail
6 148 (1.94%) Legal
7 132 (1.73%) Manufacturing
8 109 (1.43%) Marketing
9 103 (1.35%) Advertising
10 67 (0.88%) Investment Banking
11 66 (0.87%) Financial Institution
12 52 (0.68%) Games
13 51 (0.67%) German Language
14 48 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
15 42 (0.55%) French Language
16 37 (0.49%) Back Office
17 33 (0.43%) Multimedia
18 29 (0.38%) Electronics
19 28 (0.37%) Digital Economy
20 25 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2,113 (27.76%) Network Engineer
2 838 (11.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 838 (11.01%) Support Engineer
3 779 (10.24%) Cisco Engineer
4 758 (9.96%) Analyst
5 566 (7.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 543 (7.13%) Senior Network Engineer
7 469 (6.16%) Architect
8 410 (5.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 398 (5.23%) Consultant
10 342 (4.49%) Security Engineer
11 323 (4.24%) IT Engineer
12 292 (3.84%) Support Analyst
13 276 (3.63%) Network Support
14 263 (3.46%) 3rd Line Support
15 258 (3.39%) Administrator
16 254 (3.34%) 2nd Line Support
17 245 (3.22%) Network Security Engineer
18 227 (2.98%) IT Support
19 210 (2.76%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (1.66%) 802.1X
2 115 (1.51%) XMPP
3 102 (1.34%) Web Services
4 81 (1.06%) HTML
5 65 (0.85%) XML
6 62 (0.81%) .NET
7 51 (0.67%) LDAP
8 42 (0.55%) JSON
9 35 (0.46%) CSS
10 34 (0.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 34 (0.45%) STL
11 32 (0.42%) REST
12 30 (0.39%) SOAP
13 29 (0.38%) Node.js
14 23 (0.30%) AngularJS
15 22 (0.29%) Middleware
15 22 (0.29%) React
16 19 (0.25%) LAMP
16 19 (0.25%) WSDL
17 18 (0.24%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1,412 (18.55%) Data Centre
2 387 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 272 (3.57%) Clustering
4 271 (3.56%) Computer Science
5 248 (3.26%) Management Information System
6 196 (2.58%) Driving Licence
7 148 (1.94%) Replication
8 132 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
9 111 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
10 98 (1.29%) Blackberry
11 83 (1.09%) PKI
12 79 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 79 (1.04%) Public Cloud
13 69 (0.91%) Hedge funds
13 69 (0.91%) iPhone
14 65 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
15 61 (0.80%) Private Cloud
16 56 (0.74%) User Experience
17 52 (0.68%) Virtual Team
18 51 (0.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3,180 (41.78%) Windows
2 1,808 (23.76%) Windows Server
3 1,269 (16.67%) Linux
4 1,005 (13.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 851 (11.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 474 (6.23%) Windows 7
7 402 (5.28%) Windows 10
8 334 (4.39%) Unix
9 303 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 196 (2.58%) CentOS
11 185 (2.43%) Windows 8
12 147 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 129 (1.69%) Ubuntu
14 93 (1.22%) Solaris
15 82 (1.08%) Debian
16 75 (0.99%) Windows XP
17 73 (0.96%) Android
18 67 (0.88%) Mac OS X
19 41 (0.54%) Mac OS
20 32 (0.42%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,717 (22.56%) ITIL
2 528 (6.94%) Load Balancing
2 528 (6.94%) Presales
3 499 (6.56%) Network Design
4 442 (5.81%) Change Management
5 403 (5.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 403 (5.29%) Service Management
6 394 (5.18%) Service Delivery
7 390 (5.12%) Network Monitoring
8 370 (4.86%) Project Management
9 329 (4.32%) Mentoring
10 317 (4.17%) Migration
11 313 (4.11%) Network Management
12 286 (3.76%) Incident Management
13 282 (3.71%) Continuous Improvement
14 270 (3.55%) Problem Management
15 265 (3.48%) Information Security
15 265 (3.48%) Root Cause Analysis
16 257 (3.38%) SIEM
17 248 (3.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 607 (7.98%) SQL
2 416 (5.47%) PowerShell
3 358 (4.70%) Python
4 216 (2.84%) Bash Shell
5 207 (2.72%) Perl
6 105 (1.38%) Java
7 89 (1.17%) C
8 87 (1.14%) PHP
9 70 (0.92%) Ruby
10 54 (0.71%) C++
11 47 (0.62%) Shell Script
12 40 (0.53%) JavaScript
13 34 (0.45%) VBScript
14 23 (0.30%) C#
15 16 (0.21%) VB
16 13 (0.17%) Erlang
17 12 (0.16%) T-SQL
18 11 (0.14%) Groovy
18 11 (0.14%) R
19 8 (0.11%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3,170 (41.65%) Cisco Certification
2 1,987 (26.11%) CCNP
3 1,752 (23.02%) CCNA
4 637 (8.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 625 (8.21%) Degree
6 612 (8.04%) CCIE
7 454 (5.97%) MCSE
8 359 (4.72%) Security Cleared
9 276 (3.63%) SC Cleared
10 270 (3.55%) MCSA
11 248 (3.26%) CISSP
12 230 (3.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 219 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
14 214 (2.81%) A+ Certification
14 214 (2.81%) CCDP
15 191 (2.51%) MCP
16 183 (2.40%) Network+ Certification
17 179 (2.35%) JNCIP
18 166 (2.18%) CCENT
19 122 (1.60%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 611 (8.03%) SLA
2 187 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 163 (2.14%) PCI DSS
4 86 (1.13%) QA
5 82 (1.08%) PMO
6 58 (0.76%) GDPR
7 46 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
8 22 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 18 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 13 (0.17%) COBIT
10 13 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 13 (0.17%) NIST 800
11 8 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 6 (0.079%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 5 (0.066%) ISO 9001
13 5 (0.066%) RMADS
14 4 (0.053%) FIPS 140-2
15 2 (0.026%) Disclosure Scotland
15 2 (0.026%) HIPAA
15 2 (0.026%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 2,159 (28.37%) Active Directory
2 1,634 (21.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 873 (11.47%) Hyper-V
4 407 (5.35%) vSphere
5 357 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
6 280 (3.68%) XenApp
7 112 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
8 106 (1.39%) XenDesktop
9 97 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
10 63 (0.83%) XenServer
11 62 (0.81%) Terminal Services
12 60 (0.79%) VMware NSX
13 54 (0.71%) KVM
14 52 (0.68%) Docker
15 47 (0.62%) NFS
16 45 (0.59%) iptables
17 41 (0.54%) Firmware
17 41 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
18 39 (0.51%) ProxySG
19 34 (0.45%) Snort
Systems Management
1 497 (6.53%) SCCM
2 286 (3.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 257 (3.38%) Nagios
4 214 (2.81%) SCOM
5 205 (2.69%) Puppet
6 166 (2.18%) vCenter Server
7 164 (2.15%) Cisco UCCX
8 161 (2.12%) Ansible
9 149 (1.96%) FortiGate
10 133 (1.75%) Cisco UCCE
11 127 (1.67%) Cacti
12 124 (1.63%) Backup Exec
13 120 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
14 115 (1.51%) Cisco Prime
15 81 (1.06%) WSUS
16 55 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 50 (0.66%) Opsview
18 46 (0.60%) Cisco LMS
18 46 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
18 46 (0.60%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2,790 (36.66%) VMware
2 2,528 (33.22%) Microsoft
3 1,472 (19.34%) Juniper
4 1,199 (15.75%) CheckPoint
5 1,053 (13.84%) Citrix
6 1,022 (13.43%) F5
7 1,013 (13.31%) HP
8 798 (10.48%) Palo Alto
9 477 (6.27%) Dell
10 432 (5.68%) SolarWinds
11 420 (5.52%) NetApp
12 342 (4.49%) Avaya
13 337 (4.43%) Fortinet
14 335 (4.40%) Meraki
15 280 (3.68%) Red Hat
16 270 (3.55%) EMC
17 266 (3.49%) Veeam
18 237 (3.11%) Brocade
19 227 (2.98%) Blue Coat
20 200 (2.63%) Symantec