Period
to 20 October 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 October 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 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 38 45
Rank change year-on-year -23 +7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 8329 10884 11973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.78% 5.70% 5.46%
As % of the Vendors category 10.77% 13.00% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7244 9137 10195
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -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 77301 83702 100974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.37% 43.84% 46.02%
Number of salaries quoted 59758 67542 82079
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco in the UK

Cisco
Top 16 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 October 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 -27 7825 £45,000 - 315
UK excluding London -17 5184 £41,500 -2.35% 224
London -23 3000 £52,500 - 109
South East -20 1644 £42,500 -5.56% 74
North of England +1 1324 £37,500 -5.06% 53
East of England -1 728 £47,500 +5.56% 33
Midlands -16 708 £40,000 - 26
North West +5 687 £37,500 - 36
Yorkshire +8 586 £40,000 -3.61% 16
South West -20 454 £40,000 +14.29% 20
West Midlands -25 440 £40,000 - 15
East Midlands +4 253 £35,000 -6.67% 11
Scotland -10 215 £55,000 +37.50% 10
Wales +4 140 £39,625 +6.38% 7
North East -8 51 £34,000 +2.26% 1
Northern Ireland -21 27 £41,250 +3.13% 1

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 3871 (46.48%) Firewall
2 3516 (42.21%) Windows
3 3491 (41.91%) Cisco Certification
4 2992 (35.92%) VMware
5 2791 (33.51%) Microsoft
6 2387 (28.66%) Active Directory
7 2378 (28.55%) WAN
8 2164 (25.98%) CCNP
9 2156 (25.89%) LAN
10 1951 (23.42%) Windows Server
11 1852 (22.24%) CCNA
12 1827 (21.94%) ITIL
13 1776 (21.32%) Juniper
14 1766 (21.20%) VMware Infrastructure
15 1594 (19.14%) VPN
16 1543 (18.53%) Linux
17 1511 (18.14%) Data Centre
18 1469 (17.64%) DNS
19 1437 (17.25%) CheckPoint
20 1375 (16.51%) Cisco ASA
21 1314 (15.78%) BGP
22 1313 (15.76%) TCP/IP
23 1260 (15.13%) Finance
24 1229 (14.76%) MPLS
25 1193 (14.32%) Wireless
26 1179 (14.16%) HP
27 1166 (14.00%) MS Exchange
28 1161 (13.94%) OSPF
29 1146 (13.76%) Citrix
30 1127 (13.53%) Network Security

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 1166 (14.00%) MS Exchange
2 579 (6.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 353 (4.24%) Skype for Business
4 301 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 293 (3.52%) SharePoint
6 267 (3.21%) IIS
7 139 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 125 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 124 (1.49%) Apache
10 83 (1.00%) CMS
11 78 (0.94%) Tomcat
12 68 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
13 42 (0.50%) OpenStack
14 39 (0.47%) nginx
15 29 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
16 28 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
17 26 (0.31%) JBoss
18 25 (0.30%) SAS
19 19 (0.23%) Confluence
19 19 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 506 (6.08%) Microsoft Office
2 111 (1.33%) MS Visio
3 101 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
4 44 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 37 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.024%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.012%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.012%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.012%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.012%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.012%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.14%) Markit EDM
3 9 (0.11%) Sentinel
4 8 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.084%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.060%) Magento
6 5 (0.060%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.036%) Eikon
7 3 (0.036%) Epicor Tropos
7 3 (0.036%) Maximo
7 3 (0.036%) Postilion
8 2 (0.024%) BASE24
8 2 (0.024%) Summit
9 1 (0.012%) Infor SunSystems
9 1 (0.012%) LatentZero
9 1 (0.012%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.012%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.012%) Sage X3
9 1 (0.012%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.012%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 1026 (12.32%) Office 365
2 921 (11.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 612 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
4 142 (1.70%) IaaS
5 112 (1.34%) SaaS
6 93 (1.12%) PaaS
7 84 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
8 67 (0.80%) Mimecast
9 60 (0.72%) G Suite
10 58 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
11 46 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 26 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
13 23 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
14 18 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
15 17 (0.20%) Amazon S3
16 14 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 14 (0.17%) GitHub
17 13 (0.16%) Akamai
18 9 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
19 8 (0.096%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 3871 (46.48%) Firewall
2 2378 (28.55%) WAN
3 2156 (25.89%) LAN
4 1594 (19.14%) VPN
5 1469 (17.64%) DNS
6 1375 (16.51%) Cisco ASA
7 1314 (15.78%) BGP
8 1313 (15.76%) TCP/IP
9 1229 (14.76%) MPLS
10 1193 (14.32%) Wireless
11 1161 (13.94%) OSPF
12 1127 (13.53%) Network Security
13 1126 (13.52%) SAN
14 1030 (12.37%) DHCP
14 1030 (12.37%) VoIP
15 936 (11.24%) Cisco Nexus
16 800 (9.60%) VLAN
17 708 (8.50%) Cisco IOS
18 621 (7.46%) IPsec
19 590 (7.08%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 707 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 148 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 127 (1.52%) MySQL
4 94 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 52 (0.62%) MongoDB
6 46 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 46 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
7 33 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
8 31 (0.37%) Big Data
8 31 (0.37%) Oracle Database
9 29 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
10 25 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (0.28%) Hadoop
12 22 (0.26%) SQL Server 2016
13 19 (0.23%) NoSQL
14 13 (0.16%) Redis
15 12 (0.14%) DB2
15 12 (0.14%) Relational Database
16 10 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
17 9 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 58 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 50 (0.60%) Jenkins
3 45 (0.54%) Git (software)
4 37 (0.44%) JIRA
5 35 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
6 22 (0.26%) Metasploit
7 19 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (0.14%) MSI
8 12 (0.14%) Zephyr
9 11 (0.13%) Subversion
10 10 (0.12%) Visual Studio
11 8 (0.096%) SoapUI
12 6 (0.072%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.072%) GCC
12 6 (0.072%) GDB
12 6 (0.072%) Trac
13 5 (0.060%) AdminStudio
13 5 (0.060%) InstallShield
13 5 (0.060%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.060%) Vagrant
General
1 1260 (15.13%) Finance
2 657 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 307 (3.69%) Banking
4 156 (1.87%) Law
5 153 (1.84%) Legal
6 144 (1.73%) Retail
7 127 (1.52%) Manufacturing
8 104 (1.25%) Marketing
9 90 (1.08%) Financial Institution
10 81 (0.97%) Advertising
11 79 (0.95%) Investment Banking
12 56 (0.67%) Back Office
13 54 (0.65%) Digital Economy
14 49 (0.59%) Games
15 48 (0.58%) French Language
16 45 (0.54%) Electronics
16 45 (0.54%) German Language
17 42 (0.50%) Publishing
18 36 (0.43%) Billing
19 34 (0.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2352 (28.24%) Network Engineer
2 942 (11.31%) Cisco Engineer
3 929 (11.15%) Analyst
4 894 (10.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 837 (10.05%) Support Engineer
6 673 (8.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 610 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
8 464 (5.57%) Architect
9 426 (5.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 420 (5.04%) Consultant
10 420 (5.04%) IT Engineer
11 411 (4.93%) Security Engineer
12 345 (4.14%) Support Analyst
13 299 (3.59%) IT Support
14 296 (3.55%) Network Security Engineer
15 294 (3.53%) Network Support
16 284 (3.41%) Security Analyst
17 268 (3.22%) Administrator
18 265 (3.18%) Network Analyst
19 262 (3.15%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (1.80%) XMPP
2 140 (1.68%) 802.1X
3 90 (1.08%) Web Services
4 70 (0.84%) HTML
5 59 (0.71%) XML
6 40 (0.48%) .NET
6 40 (0.48%) JSON
7 38 (0.46%) CSS
8 37 (0.44%) REST
9 29 (0.35%) Middleware
10 24 (0.29%) LAMP
11 23 (0.28%) AngularJS
12 21 (0.25%) SAML
13 20 (0.24%) SOAP
14 17 (0.20%) Node.js
14 17 (0.20%) React
15 16 (0.19%) LEMP Stack
16 14 (0.17%) FIX Protocol
17 12 (0.14%) RFC 2547
18 11 (0.13%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1511 (18.14%) Data Centre
2 389 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 288 (3.46%) Computer Science
4 280 (3.36%) Management Information System
5 259 (3.11%) Clustering
6 209 (2.51%) Driving Licence
7 178 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
8 156 (1.87%) Replication
9 148 (1.78%) Blackberry
10 113 (1.36%) PKI
11 111 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
12 97 (1.16%) Public Cloud
13 88 (1.06%) iPad
14 85 (1.02%) Hedge funds
14 85 (1.02%) Virtual Team
15 76 (0.91%) Private Cloud
16 71 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
17 69 (0.83%) Fintech
18 68 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
19 52 (0.62%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 3516 (42.21%) Windows
2 1951 (23.42%) Windows Server
3 1543 (18.53%) Linux
4 1101 (13.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 986 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 557 (6.69%) Windows 7
7 470 (5.64%) Windows 10
8 465 (5.58%) Unix
9 403 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 252 (3.03%) CentOS
11 214 (2.57%) Windows 8
12 165 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 144 (1.73%) Ubuntu
14 128 (1.54%) Solaris
15 110 (1.32%) Windows XP
16 82 (0.98%) Debian
17 76 (0.91%) Android
18 68 (0.82%) Mac OS X
19 46 (0.55%) Mac OS
20 43 (0.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1827 (21.94%) ITIL
2 638 (7.66%) Load Balancing
3 601 (7.22%) Network Design
4 520 (6.24%) Presales
5 469 (5.63%) Change Management
6 437 (5.25%) Service Delivery
7 420 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
8 411 (4.93%) Project Management
9 398 (4.78%) Network Management
10 397 (4.77%) Network Monitoring
11 385 (4.62%) Service Management
12 350 (4.20%) Mentoring
13 338 (4.06%) Information Security
13 338 (4.06%) SIEM
14 315 (3.78%) Migration
15 301 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
16 293 (3.52%) Problem Management
17 287 (3.45%) Incident Management
18 284 (3.41%) Agile Software Development
19 279 (3.35%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 663 (7.96%) SQL
2 522 (6.27%) PowerShell
3 356 (4.27%) Python
4 205 (2.46%) Perl
5 193 (2.32%) Bash Shell
6 129 (1.55%) Java
7 120 (1.44%) C
8 79 (0.95%) Shell Script
9 66 (0.79%) PHP
10 64 (0.77%) Ruby
11 42 (0.50%) JavaScript
12 40 (0.48%) VBScript
13 30 (0.36%) C++
14 27 (0.32%) C#
15 18 (0.22%) VB
16 15 (0.18%) Erlang
17 14 (0.17%) R
18 11 (0.13%) Korn
18 11 (0.13%) VBA
19 10 (0.12%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3491 (41.91%) Cisco Certification
2 2164 (25.98%) CCNP
3 1852 (22.24%) CCNA
4 745 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 711 (8.54%) CCIE
6 632 (7.59%) Degree
7 519 (6.23%) MCSE
8 421 (5.05%) Security Cleared
9 334 (4.01%) SC Cleared
10 304 (3.65%) MCSA
11 281 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 233 (2.80%) CISSP
12 233 (2.80%) MCP
13 226 (2.71%) A+ Certification
14 208 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
15 200 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
16 192 (2.31%) JNCIP
17 171 (2.05%) CCDP
18 170 (2.04%) CCENT
19 156 (1.87%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 646 (7.76%) SLA
2 297 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 201 (2.41%) PCI DSS
4 103 (1.24%) QA
5 74 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
6 61 (0.73%) PMO
7 39 (0.47%) GDPR
8 25 (0.30%) ISO 9001
9 24 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 18 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 15 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 15 (0.18%) NIST 800
12 13 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 10 (0.12%) COBIT
14 5 (0.060%) ISO 22301
15 4 (0.048%) Def Stans
15 4 (0.048%) SAS 70
16 3 (0.036%) Disclosure Scotland
17 2 (0.024%) Data Quality
17 2 (0.024%) HIPAA
System Software
1 2387 (28.66%) Active Directory
2 1766 (21.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1013 (12.16%) Hyper-V
4 458 (5.50%) vSphere
5 370 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
6 317 (3.81%) XenApp
7 144 (1.73%) XenDesktop
8 122 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
9 106 (1.27%) Terminal Services
10 101 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
11 95 (1.14%) KVM
12 74 (0.89%) Docker
13 66 (0.79%) Xen
14 65 (0.78%) XenServer
15 64 (0.77%) ProxySG
16 51 (0.61%) Firmware
16 51 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
17 45 (0.54%) NFS
18 44 (0.53%) VMware NSX
19 38 (0.46%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 530 (6.36%) SCCM
2 328 (3.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 242 (2.91%) Nagios
4 227 (2.73%) Puppet
5 224 (2.69%) SCOM
6 215 (2.58%) FortiGate
7 171 (2.05%) Cisco UCCX
8 169 (2.03%) Ansible
9 165 (1.98%) Backup Exec
10 151 (1.81%) vCenter Server
11 148 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
12 128 (1.54%) Cacti
13 127 (1.52%) Cisco UCCE
14 122 (1.46%) WSUS
15 120 (1.44%) Cisco Prime
16 79 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
17 60 (0.72%) Nessus
18 58 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
18 58 (0.70%) ZABBIX
19 57 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2992 (35.92%) VMware
2 2791 (33.51%) Microsoft
3 1776 (21.32%) Juniper
4 1437 (17.25%) CheckPoint
5 1179 (14.16%) HP
6 1146 (13.76%) Citrix
7 1020 (12.25%) F5
8 878 (10.54%) Palo Alto
9 498 (5.98%) Dell
10 431 (5.17%) SolarWinds
11 427 (5.13%) NetApp
12 355 (4.26%) Fortinet
13 338 (4.06%) Avaya
14 310 (3.72%) Meraki
15 292 (3.51%) Red Hat
16 286 (3.43%) Veeam
17 270 (3.24%) Blue Coat
18 258 (3.10%) EMC
19 243 (2.92%) Brocade
20 232 (2.79%) Riverbed