Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 67 41
Rank change year-on-year +2 -26 +6
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 6,426 7,611 10,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.25% 4.39% 5.71%
As % of the Vendors category 10.02% 9.91% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5,250 6,482 8,446
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,465 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +3.49% +1.20% -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 64,159 76,784 77,968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.44% 44.33% 43.84%
Number of salaries quoted 49,283 60,027 62,789
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +5 6,106 £47,142 +4.76% 1,101
UK excluding London -4 3,980 £43,465 +3.49% 838
London -5 2,272 £55,000 +4.76% 319
South East -19 1,160 £47,500 +11.76% 231
North of England +16 1,031 £42,500 +8.97% 210
Midlands +34 716 £43,250 +9.49% 156
North West +22 599 £43,500 +16.00% 101
East of England +18 564 £40,000 -15.79% 90
West Midlands +45 521 £45,000 +12.50% 83
Yorkshire +4 368 £40,000 -3.61% 91
South West -19 341 £42,500 +11.84% 96
East Midlands +2 193 £37,500 +7.14% 73
Scotland -31 151 £50,000 +5.26% 30
North East +28 64 £50,867 +56.51% 18
Wales -62 36 £39,250 -1.88% 20
Channel Islands 0 3 £32,500 -50.00% 1
Northern Ireland -27 3 £21,000 -44.00% 4

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 3,021 (47.01%) Firewall
2 2,810 (43.73%) Cisco Certification
3 2,303 (35.84%) Windows
4 2,187 (34.03%) VMware
5 2,086 (32.46%) Microsoft
6 1,950 (30.35%) WAN
7 1,828 (28.45%) CCNP
8 1,721 (26.78%) LAN
9 1,630 (25.37%) Active Directory
10 1,501 (23.36%) CCNA
11 1,456 (22.66%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1,342 (20.88%) Data Centre
13 1,310 (20.39%) CheckPoint
14 1,242 (19.33%) Windows Server
15 1,165 (18.13%) Juniper
16 1,156 (17.99%) ITIL
17 1,138 (17.71%) Wireless
18 1,097 (17.07%) Network Security
19 1,029 (16.01%) VPN
20 998 (15.53%) Linux
21 992 (15.44%) Finance
22 970 (15.09%) Cisco ASA
23 965 (15.02%) BGP
24 963 (14.99%) Microsoft Azure
25 911 (14.18%) MPLS
26 890 (13.85%) Office 365
27 864 (13.45%) OSPF
28 843 (13.12%) HP
29 829 (12.90%) DNS
30 803 (12.50%) Palo Alto

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
1 641 (9.98%) MS Exchange
2 268 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 239 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 236 (3.67%) Skype for Business
5 165 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 159 (2.47%) IIS
7 108 (1.68%) Apache
8 81 (1.26%) CMS
9 63 (0.98%) Tomcat
10 60 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
11 53 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
12 42 (0.65%) nginx
13 38 (0.59%) OpenStack
14 34 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
15 31 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 27 (0.42%) WordPress
17 21 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
18 20 (0.31%) WebLogic
19 14 (0.22%) Apache Solr
20 11 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 341 (5.31%) Microsoft Office
2 144 (2.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 98 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 76 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
5 41 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.062%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.031%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.031%) CATIA
9 2 (0.031%) PTC Creo
9 2 (0.031%) SPSS
10 1 (0.016%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.016%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 31 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.093%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.062%) C-CURE
4 4 (0.062%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.047%) Sage 1000
5 3 (0.047%) Sage 500
5 3 (0.047%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.031%) BASE24
6 2 (0.031%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.031%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.031%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.031%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.031%) Workfront
7 1 (0.016%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.016%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.016%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.016%) Q-Pulse
7 1 (0.016%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.016%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 963 (14.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 890 (13.85%) Office 365
3 676 (10.52%) Amazon AWS
4 177 (2.75%) SaaS
5 148 (2.30%) IaaS
6 105 (1.63%) PaaS
7 83 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
8 61 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
9 60 (0.93%) Mimecast
10 56 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
11 38 (0.59%) G Suite
12 29 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
13 25 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 21 (0.33%) Amazon S3
15 17 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 16 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
17 14 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
18 11 (0.17%) CloudFront
18 11 (0.17%) OpenDNS
19 10 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3,021 (47.01%) Firewall
2 1,950 (30.35%) WAN
3 1,721 (26.78%) LAN
4 1,138 (17.71%) Wireless
5 1,097 (17.07%) Network Security
6 1,029 (16.01%) VPN
7 970 (15.09%) Cisco ASA
8 965 (15.02%) BGP
9 911 (14.18%) MPLS
10 864 (13.45%) OSPF
11 829 (12.90%) DNS
12 792 (12.32%) VoIP
13 751 (11.69%) TCP/IP
14 714 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
15 638 (9.93%) DHCP
16 578 (8.99%) Wi-Fi
17 562 (8.75%) SAN
18 511 (7.95%) VLAN
19 442 (6.88%) Cisco IOS
20 342 (5.32%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 503 (7.83%) SQL Server
2 93 (1.45%) MySQL
3 54 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 47 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
5 44 (0.68%) Big Data
6 42 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
7 38 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 30 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
10 18 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
12 14 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (0.22%) Relational Database
12 14 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
13 13 (0.20%) Oracle Database
14 11 (0.17%) Hadoop
14 11 (0.17%) MongoDB
14 11 (0.17%) MS Access
15 9 (0.14%) Power BI
16 8 (0.12%) Redis
Development Applications
1 52 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 36 (0.56%) Jenkins
3 35 (0.54%) Git (software)
4 22 (0.34%) JIRA
5 18 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (0.26%) Metasploit
7 11 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (0.17%) Visual Studio
8 9 (0.14%) Hudson
8 9 (0.14%) PEAR
8 9 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (0.093%) MSI
9 6 (0.093%) Vagrant
10 5 (0.078%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.062%) AutoIt
11 4 (0.062%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.047%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (0.031%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.031%) ERwin
13 2 (0.031%) WiX
General
1 992 (15.44%) Finance
2 505 (7.86%) Telecoms
3 357 (5.56%) Retail
4 303 (4.72%) Banking
5 223 (3.47%) Legal
6 96 (1.49%) Advertising
7 89 (1.38%) Law
8 87 (1.35%) Marketing
9 64 (1.00%) Manufacturing
10 55 (0.86%) French Language
11 41 (0.64%) Publishing
12 37 (0.58%) Investment Banking
13 33 (0.51%) German Language
14 32 (0.50%) Billing
15 31 (0.48%) Aerospace
15 31 (0.48%) Electronics
15 31 (0.48%) Italian Language
16 26 (0.40%) Back Office
17 25 (0.39%) Front Office
17 25 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 1,822 (28.35%) Network Engineer
2 796 (12.39%) Analyst
3 584 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 572 (8.90%) Support Engineer
5 540 (8.40%) Architect
6 518 (8.06%) Cisco Engineer
7 372 (5.79%) Security Engineer
8 356 (5.54%) Consultant
9 353 (5.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 340 (5.29%) Senior Network Engineer
11 311 (4.84%) IT Engineer
12 274 (4.26%) IT Analyst
13 264 (4.11%) IT Support
14 259 (4.03%) Network Security Engineer
15 243 (3.78%) Security Analyst
16 229 (3.56%) Support Analyst
17 223 (3.47%) Network Architect
18 217 (3.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 189 (2.94%) Administrator
20 188 (2.93%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (1.48%) 802.1X
2 82 (1.28%) XMPP
3 72 (1.12%) Web Services
4 55 (0.86%) .NET
5 48 (0.75%) LAMP
6 42 (0.65%) LDAP
7 36 (0.56%) HTML
8 31 (0.48%) JSON
9 30 (0.47%) LEMP Stack
10 29 (0.45%) XML
11 27 (0.42%) .NET Framework
11 27 (0.42%) Elastic Stack
12 22 (0.34%) Entity Framework
13 21 (0.33%) SailPoint
14 18 (0.28%) CSS
15 14 (0.22%) WSH
16 12 (0.19%) ASP.NET
16 12 (0.19%) Middleware
16 12 (0.19%) SAML
17 11 (0.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1,342 (20.88%) Data Centre
2 451 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 429 (6.68%) Self-Motivation
4 302 (4.70%) Management Information System
5 197 (3.07%) Video Conferencing
6 161 (2.51%) Clustering
7 135 (2.10%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 130 (2.02%) Driving Licence
9 122 (1.90%) Replication
10 112 (1.74%) Public Cloud
11 96 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
12 74 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
13 59 (0.92%) EMC VNX
14 58 (0.90%) PKI
14 58 (0.90%) Virtual Team
15 57 (0.89%) Private Cloud
16 55 (0.86%) Fintech
17 49 (0.76%) VxBlock/Vblock
18 44 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
18 44 (0.68%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2,303 (35.84%) Windows
2 1,242 (19.33%) Windows Server
3 998 (15.53%) Linux
4 601 (9.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 554 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 473 (7.36%) Windows 10
7 404 (6.29%) Windows 7
8 201 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 200 (3.11%) Unix
10 121 (1.88%) Windows 8
11 118 (1.84%) CentOS
12 77 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 65 (1.01%) Mac OS X
14 63 (0.98%) Android
14 63 (0.98%) Mac OS
15 59 (0.92%) Ubuntu
16 49 (0.76%) Windows XP
17 38 (0.59%) Debian
18 24 (0.37%) AIX
18 24 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,156 (17.99%) ITIL
2 799 (12.43%) Problem-Solving
3 738 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 487 (7.58%) Presales
5 468 (7.28%) Mentoring
6 411 (6.40%) Project Management
7 409 (6.36%) Information Security
8 405 (6.30%) Disaster Recovery
9 382 (5.94%) Network Management
10 358 (5.57%) Load Balancing
11 342 (5.32%) SIEM
12 337 (5.24%) Service Delivery
13 332 (5.17%) Service Management
14 319 (4.96%) Cybersecurity
15 310 (4.82%) Network Design
16 301 (4.68%) Agile Software Development
17 279 (4.34%) Network Monitoring
18 270 (4.20%) Change Management
19 254 (3.95%) Kalman Filter
20 238 (3.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 566 (8.81%) SQL
2 442 (6.88%) PowerShell
3 341 (5.31%) Python
4 152 (2.37%) Perl
5 148 (2.30%) Bash Shell
6 96 (1.49%) C
7 64 (1.00%) C#
8 56 (0.87%) Shell Script
9 54 (0.84%) Java
10 52 (0.81%) PHP
11 43 (0.67%) C++
12 40 (0.62%) VB
13 39 (0.61%) Ruby
13 39 (0.61%) T-SQL
14 30 (0.47%) JavaScript
15 27 (0.42%) VBScript
16 23 (0.36%) Korn
17 19 (0.30%) Bourne shell
17 19 (0.30%) Tcl
18 16 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 2,810 (43.73%) Cisco Certification
2 1,828 (28.45%) CCNP
3 1,501 (23.36%) CCNA
4 654 (10.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 649 (10.10%) CCIE
6 565 (8.79%) Degree
7 490 (7.63%) MCSE
8 379 (5.90%) Security Cleared
9 319 (4.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 285 (4.44%) SC Cleared
11 283 (4.40%) CISSP
12 196 (3.05%) MCP
13 181 (2.82%) MCSA
14 178 (2.77%) CCDP
15 173 (2.69%) SANS
16 166 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
17 154 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
18 142 (2.21%) CCSA
19 114 (1.77%) CREST Certified
20 101 (1.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 474 (7.38%) SLA
2 313 (4.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 242 (3.77%) GDPR
4 199 (3.10%) PCI DSS
5 94 (1.46%) Cyber Essentials
6 78 (1.21%) PMO
7 53 (0.82%) QA
8 30 (0.47%) ISO 9001
9 28 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 24 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 21 (0.33%) Data Quality
12 15 (0.23%) HIPAA
13 14 (0.22%) COBIT
14 10 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 8 (0.12%) ISO 22301
15 8 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 6 (0.093%) NIST 800
17 5 (0.078%) SEPA
18 4 (0.062%) Disclosure Scotland
19 2 (0.031%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1,630 (25.37%) Active Directory
2 1,456 (22.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 669 (10.41%) Hyper-V
4 326 (5.07%) vSphere
5 225 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
6 178 (2.77%) XenApp
7 149 (2.32%) VMware NSX
8 108 (1.68%) XenDesktop
9 72 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
10 66 (1.03%) Docker
11 57 (0.89%) Firmware
12 50 (0.78%) Terminal Services
13 39 (0.61%) VMware Server
14 37 (0.58%) ProxySG
14 37 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
15 34 (0.53%) NFS
16 31 (0.48%) vCloud
17 24 (0.37%) DFS Replication
17 24 (0.37%) KVM
17 24 (0.37%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 404 (6.29%) SCCM
2 249 (3.87%) Cisco CUCM
3 169 (2.63%) Ansible
4 163 (2.54%) Nagios
5 144 (2.24%) Cisco Prime
6 135 (2.10%) SCOM
7 127 (1.98%) Puppet
8 124 (1.93%) FortiGate
9 103 (1.60%) vCenter Server
10 101 (1.57%) Backup Exec
11 100 (1.56%) Stealthwatch
12 95 (1.48%) Nessus
13 92 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
14 83 (1.29%) Cisco UCCX
15 77 (1.20%) vRealize
16 73 (1.14%) Kubernetes
17 60 (0.93%) WSUS
18 59 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
19 55 (0.86%) Cisco UCCE
20 52 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2,187 (34.03%) VMware
2 2,086 (32.46%) Microsoft
3 1,310 (20.39%) CheckPoint
4 1,165 (18.13%) Juniper
5 843 (13.12%) HP
6 803 (12.50%) Palo Alto
7 757 (11.78%) F5
8 742 (11.55%) Citrix
9 476 (7.41%) Meraki
10 467 (7.27%) SolarWinds
11 429 (6.68%) NetApp
12 423 (6.58%) Fortinet
13 421 (6.55%) Dell
14 311 (4.84%) EMC
15 240 (3.73%) Symantec
16 234 (3.64%) Avaya
16 234 (3.64%) McAfee
17 232 (3.61%) Aruba
18 202 (3.14%) Red Hat
19 190 (2.96%) Veeam