Period
to 20 August 2017

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 20 August 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
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 38 38
Rank change year-on-year -24 0 +12
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 8453 11357 12495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.81% 5.76% 5.76%
As % of the Vendors category 10.81% 12.96% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7317 9726 10394
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual 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 78202 87660 100717
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.52% 44.46% 46.44%
Number of salaries quoted 60958 71279 81325
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 £41,500 £40,000
% 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 20 August 2017.

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 20 August 2017. 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 -22 7998 £45,000 - 447
UK excluding London -18 5208 £42,500 - 311
London -14 3089 £52,500 - 155
South East -13 1776 £42,500 -5.56% 95
North of England -4 1300 £40,000 +3.90% 81
Midlands -12 733 £40,000 - 50
North West 0 679 £38,000 +1.33% 46
East of England -13 675 £45,000 +5.88% 39
Yorkshire -2 587 £40,000 -0.62% 34
West Midlands -12 496 £42,500 +4.94% 33
South West -28 454 £40,000 +14.29% 28
East Midlands -4 236 £38,000 +4.83% 17
Scotland -25 159 £55,000 +37.50% 13
Wales -8 135 £40,000 +14.29% 4
North East -19 35 £36,500 +9.77% 1
Northern Ireland -5 28 £40,000 - 2
Channel Islands 0 1 £55,000 +4.76%

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 4141 (48.99%) Firewall
2 3479 (41.16%) Windows
3 3475 (41.11%) Cisco Certification
4 2942 (34.80%) VMware
5 2651 (31.36%) Microsoft
6 2464 (29.15%) WAN
7 2351 (27.81%) Active Directory
8 2305 (27.27%) CCNP
9 2210 (26.14%) LAN
10 1982 (23.45%) Windows Server
11 1913 (22.63%) CCNA
12 1899 (22.47%) Juniper
13 1847 (21.85%) ITIL
14 1741 (20.60%) VMware Infrastructure
15 1683 (19.91%) VPN
16 1648 (19.50%) Linux
17 1542 (18.24%) Data Centre
18 1512 (17.89%) CheckPoint
19 1475 (17.45%) DNS
20 1454 (17.20%) Cisco ASA
21 1336 (15.81%) TCP/IP
22 1298 (15.36%) BGP
23 1278 (15.12%) Wireless
24 1254 (14.83%) HP
25 1244 (14.72%) MPLS
26 1223 (14.47%) Finance
27 1198 (14.17%) MS Exchange
28 1154 (13.65%) OSPF
29 1150 (13.60%) Windows Server 2012
30 1133 (13.40%) 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 1198 (14.17%) MS Exchange
2 571 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 325 (3.84%) SharePoint
4 318 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 316 (3.74%) Skype for Business
6 261 (3.09%) IIS
7 143 (1.69%) Apache
8 140 (1.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 140 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
9 109 (1.29%) Tomcat
10 72 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
11 43 (0.51%) CMS
12 42 (0.50%) JBoss
12 42 (0.50%) OpenStack
13 36 (0.43%) nginx
14 32 (0.38%) WebLogic
15 31 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
16 30 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
17 24 (0.28%) SAS
17 24 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 539 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
2 141 (1.67%) MS Visio
3 134 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 67 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 27 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.047%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.024%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.024%) HipChat
8 1 (0.012%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.012%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.012%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.012%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 16 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.12%) Sentinel
3 8 (0.095%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.059%) Eikon
5 5 (0.059%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.035%) Maximo
7 2 (0.024%) BASE24
7 2 (0.024%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 2 (0.024%) Epicor Tropos
7 2 (0.024%) Magento
7 2 (0.024%) Postilion
7 2 (0.024%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.012%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.012%) Infor SunSystems
8 1 (0.012%) LatentZero
8 1 (0.012%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.012%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.012%) Siebel CRM
8 1 (0.012%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 991 (11.72%) Office 365
2 875 (10.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 598 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
4 158 (1.87%) IaaS
5 114 (1.35%) SaaS
6 97 (1.15%) PaaS
7 90 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
8 59 (0.70%) Mimecast
9 54 (0.64%) G Suite
10 51 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 49 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
12 42 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
13 27 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
14 26 (0.31%) Amazon S3
14 26 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
15 17 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 15 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
17 13 (0.15%) Akamai
18 11 (0.13%) Amazon Glacier
18 11 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 4141 (48.99%) Firewall
2 2464 (29.15%) WAN
3 2210 (26.14%) LAN
4 1683 (19.91%) VPN
5 1475 (17.45%) DNS
6 1454 (17.20%) Cisco ASA
7 1336 (15.81%) TCP/IP
8 1298 (15.36%) BGP
9 1278 (15.12%) Wireless
10 1244 (14.72%) MPLS
11 1154 (13.65%) OSPF
12 1126 (13.32%) SAN
13 1113 (13.17%) Network Security
14 1070 (12.66%) DHCP
15 1043 (12.34%) VoIP
16 902 (10.67%) Cisco Nexus
17 813 (9.62%) VLAN
18 676 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
19 586 (6.93%) IPsec
20 538 (6.36%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 698 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 159 (1.88%) MySQL
3 145 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 75 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 68 (0.80%) MongoDB
6 59 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 53 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
8 52 (0.62%) Oracle Database
9 47 (0.56%) Big Data
10 33 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
10 33 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
11 29 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
12 28 (0.33%) Hadoop
13 27 (0.32%) NoSQL
14 23 (0.27%) Relational Database
15 21 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
15 21 (0.25%) Oracle Exadata
16 19 (0.22%) Redis
17 17 (0.20%) DB2
18 14 (0.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 63 (0.75%) Git (software)
2 54 (0.64%) Jenkins
3 46 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 31 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
5 23 (0.27%) Metasploit
6 16 (0.19%) JIRA
7 12 (0.14%) MSI
7 12 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (0.13%) Subversion
8 11 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (0.095%) GCC
9 8 (0.095%) GDB
9 8 (0.095%) Trac
10 5 (0.059%) AdminStudio
10 5 (0.059%) InstallShield
10 5 (0.059%) Rational DOORS
11 4 (0.047%) GitLab
11 4 (0.047%) Travis CI
12 3 (0.035%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.035%) Visual Studio
General
1 1223 (14.47%) Finance
2 733 (8.67%) Telecoms
3 300 (3.55%) Banking
4 145 (1.72%) Retail
5 128 (1.51%) Manufacturing
6 127 (1.50%) Legal
7 126 (1.49%) Marketing
8 114 (1.35%) Law
9 84 (0.99%) Advertising
10 82 (0.97%) Financial Institution
11 67 (0.79%) Investment Banking
12 63 (0.75%) Back Office
13 59 (0.70%) Digital Economy
14 58 (0.69%) German Language
15 51 (0.60%) French Language
16 50 (0.59%) Electronics
16 50 (0.59%) Games
17 45 (0.53%) Automotive
18 39 (0.46%) Publishing
19 32 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2528 (29.91%) Network Engineer
2 1066 (12.61%) Cisco Engineer
3 950 (11.24%) Analyst
4 888 (10.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 824 (9.75%) Support Engineer
6 773 (9.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 666 (7.88%) Senior Network Engineer
8 471 (5.57%) Architect
9 466 (5.51%) Security Engineer
10 456 (5.39%) Consultant
11 416 (4.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 409 (4.84%) IT Engineer
13 346 (4.09%) Support Analyst
14 318 (3.76%) Network Security Engineer
15 302 (3.57%) Network Support
16 291 (3.44%) IT Support
16 291 (3.44%) Security Analyst
17 283 (3.35%) Network Analyst
18 272 (3.22%) 2nd Line Support
19 260 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (1.76%) 802.1X
2 138 (1.63%) XMPP
3 91 (1.08%) Web Services
4 50 (0.59%) CSS
4 50 (0.59%) HTML
5 49 (0.58%) XML
6 45 (0.53%) Middleware
7 41 (0.49%) .NET
8 39 (0.46%) REST
9 33 (0.39%) LAMP
10 26 (0.31%) JSON
11 20 (0.24%) SAML
12 17 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
13 13 (0.15%) AngularJS
14 12 (0.14%) Kafka
14 12 (0.14%) LEMP Stack
15 11 (0.13%) LAPP Stack
16 10 (0.12%) RFC 2547
16 10 (0.12%) Software Packaging
17 9 (0.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1542 (18.24%) Data Centre
2 375 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 289 (3.42%) Computer Science
4 260 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 228 (2.70%) Driving Licence
6 178 (2.11%) Clustering
7 176 (2.08%) Blackberry
8 161 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
9 124 (1.47%) PKI
10 109 (1.29%) Replication
11 108 (1.28%) iPad
12 96 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
13 95 (1.12%) Public Cloud
14 91 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 89 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
16 87 (1.03%) Hedge funds
17 72 (0.85%) Virtual Team
18 70 (0.83%) Fintech
19 65 (0.77%) Private Cloud
20 57 (0.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3479 (41.16%) Windows
2 1982 (23.45%) Windows Server
3 1648 (19.50%) Linux
4 1150 (13.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 1044 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 586 (6.93%) Windows 7
7 513 (6.07%) Unix
8 459 (5.43%) Windows 10
9 430 (5.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 291 (3.44%) CentOS
11 217 (2.57%) Windows 8
12 195 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 170 (2.01%) Ubuntu
14 145 (1.72%) Solaris
15 128 (1.51%) Windows XP
16 98 (1.16%) Debian
17 77 (0.91%) Android
18 68 (0.80%) Mac OS X
19 58 (0.69%) Mac OS
20 44 (0.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1847 (21.85%) ITIL
2 648 (7.67%) Load Balancing
3 620 (7.33%) Network Design
4 618 (7.31%) Presales
5 439 (5.19%) Change Management
6 434 (5.13%) Network Management
7 432 (5.11%) Project Management
8 431 (5.10%) Service Delivery
9 404 (4.78%) Mentoring
10 387 (4.58%) Disaster Recovery
11 363 (4.29%) Network Monitoring
12 357 (4.22%) Service Management
13 353 (4.18%) Information Security
14 315 (3.73%) Migration
15 312 (3.69%) SIEM
16 305 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
17 288 (3.41%) High Availability
18 281 (3.32%) Root Cause Analysis
19 276 (3.27%) Problem Management
20 262 (3.10%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 629 (7.44%) SQL
2 482 (5.70%) PowerShell
3 335 (3.96%) Python
4 200 (2.37%) Perl
5 166 (1.96%) Bash Shell
6 132 (1.56%) C
7 131 (1.55%) Java
8 84 (0.99%) Shell Script
9 64 (0.76%) PHP
10 49 (0.58%) Ruby
11 36 (0.43%) C++
12 29 (0.34%) JavaScript
13 28 (0.33%) VBScript
14 22 (0.26%) VBA
15 21 (0.25%) C#
16 19 (0.22%) VB
17 14 (0.17%) R
18 10 (0.12%) Erlang
19 9 (0.11%) T-SQL
20 7 (0.083%) Go
Qualifications
1 3475 (41.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2305 (27.27%) CCNP
3 1913 (22.63%) CCNA
4 760 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 690 (8.16%) CCIE
6 642 (7.59%) Degree
7 528 (6.25%) MCSE
8 417 (4.93%) Security Cleared
9 319 (3.77%) SC Cleared
10 308 (3.64%) MCSA
11 272 (3.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 260 (3.08%) MCP
13 222 (2.63%) CISSP
14 198 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
15 191 (2.26%) CCDP
16 172 (2.03%) JNCIP
17 168 (1.99%) CCSE
18 145 (1.72%) JNCIS
19 141 (1.67%) CCSA
20 134 (1.59%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 700 (8.28%) SLA
2 313 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 245 (2.90%) PCI DSS
4 78 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
5 75 (0.89%) QA
6 59 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 37 (0.44%) PMO
8 35 (0.41%) GDPR
9 32 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 24 (0.28%) ISO 9001
11 15 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 13 (0.15%) COBIT
12 13 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 9 (0.11%) NIST 800
14 7 (0.083%) ISO 22301
15 5 (0.059%) GPG13
16 4 (0.047%) Def Stans
16 4 (0.047%) SAS 70
17 3 (0.035%) COSO
17 3 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 2351 (27.81%) Active Directory
2 1741 (20.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1063 (12.58%) Hyper-V
4 417 (4.93%) vSphere
5 339 (4.01%) VMware ESXi
6 324 (3.83%) XenApp
7 151 (1.79%) XenDesktop
8 124 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
9 111 (1.31%) Terminal Services
10 92 (1.09%) KVM
10 92 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
11 80 (0.95%) Docker
12 72 (0.85%) ProxySG
13 64 (0.76%) XenServer
14 59 (0.70%) Firmware
14 59 (0.70%) Xen
15 51 (0.60%) Snort
16 49 (0.58%) NFS
17 47 (0.56%) VMware NSX
18 46 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 472 (5.58%) SCCM
2 347 (4.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 255 (3.02%) Puppet
4 235 (2.78%) FortiGate
5 207 (2.45%) Nagios
6 196 (2.32%) Backup Exec
7 188 (2.22%) SCOM
8 170 (2.01%) Cisco UCCX
9 165 (1.95%) Ansible
10 145 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
11 133 (1.57%) vCenter Server
12 126 (1.49%) WSUS
13 122 (1.44%) Cisco UCCE
14 112 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
15 98 (1.16%) Cacti
16 77 (0.91%) SolarWinds Orion
17 68 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
18 66 (0.78%) Nessus
19 62 (0.73%) ZABBIX
20 49 (0.58%) Salt
Vendors
1 2942 (34.80%) VMware
2 2651 (31.36%) Microsoft
3 1899 (22.47%) Juniper
4 1512 (17.89%) CheckPoint
5 1254 (14.83%) HP
6 1133 (13.40%) Citrix
7 1087 (12.86%) F5
8 974 (11.52%) Palo Alto
9 451 (5.34%) NetApp
10 448 (5.30%) Dell
11 413 (4.89%) SolarWinds
12 394 (4.66%) Fortinet
13 345 (4.08%) Avaya
14 313 (3.70%) Blue Coat
15 303 (3.58%) Red Hat
16 294 (3.48%) Meraki
17 293 (3.47%) Veeam
18 279 (3.30%) EMC
19 261 (3.09%) Aruba
20 253 (2.99%) Riverbed