Cisco
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring knowledge or experience of Cisco products and/or services. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Cisco over the 6 months leading up to 21 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Cisco Systems, Inc.

6 months to
21 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 112 94 180
Rank change year-on-year -18 +86 -62
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 2,248 2,890 4,158
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.35% 3.48% 2.34%
As % of the Vendors category 6.87% 8.55% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,758 1,952 3,030
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,225
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,500
Median % change year-on-year - -0.99% +1.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £81,300
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,900
% change year-on-year +2.15% -0.85% +4.22%

All Vendors
UK

Cisco falls under the Vendor Products and Services category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring knowledge or experience of all vendor products and services.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 32,716 33,792 69,447
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 34.16% 40.74% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20,933 22,315 34,627
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £30,415
25th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.30% +4.55% +2.80%
75th Percentile £71,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,300 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -7.00% +5.26% +3.26%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in the UK

Cisco
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cisco.

Salary trend for Cisco in the UK

Cisco
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco over the 6 months to 21 July 2024.

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 21 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England -9 2,039 £50,000 - 263
UK excluding London -15 1,656 £47,500 +2.15% 233
Work from Home -23 724 £55,000 - 105
South East -7 519 £50,000 +6.38% 82
London -48 505 £59,175 -1.38% 75
North of England -8 377 £47,500 - 55
Midlands -17 337 £43,227 -3.94% 26
West Midlands +17 243 £45,000 +3.45% 16
North West -16 208 £50,000 - 29
South West -6 186 £45,000 - 25
Yorkshire +10 132 £47,500 - 22
East of England -19 118 £45,000 -23.73% 16
East Midlands -63 90 £42,500 -10.53% 10
Scotland -86 73 £42,500 +3.66% 17
Wales +10 58 £45,000 +12.50% 15
North East -18 39 £40,500 -4.71% 8
Isle of Man - 9 £50,000 - 1

Cisco
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 193 (8.59%) Microsoft Exchange
2 156 (6.94%) SharePoint
3 25 (1.11%) Skype for Business
4 19 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 18 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
6 15 (0.67%) IIS
7 5 (0.22%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.22%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.089%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.089%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.089%) WordPress
10 1 (0.044%) Apache
10 1 (0.044%) Confluence
10 1 (0.044%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.044%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.044%) Mattermost
10 1 (0.044%) WebLogic
Applications
1 112 (4.98%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.089%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (0.18%) Sage 200
2 3 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.13%) HiPortfolio
3 2 (0.089%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.044%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.044%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.044%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.044%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 712 (31.67%) Azure
2 502 (22.33%) Microsoft 365
3 278 (12.37%) AWS
4 138 (6.14%) Entra ID
5 90 (4.00%) GCP
6 73 (3.25%) IaaS
6 73 (3.25%) SaaS
7 64 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
8 62 (2.76%) PaaS
9 42 (1.87%) Mimecast
10 34 (1.51%) OneDrive
11 23 (1.02%) Azure DevOps
12 17 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
13 16 (0.71%) Rubrik
14 14 (0.62%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 13 (0.58%) Nutanix
16 11 (0.49%) AWS Direct Connect
16 11 (0.49%) Azure Sentinel
17 10 (0.44%) WhatsApp
18 9 (0.40%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 962 (42.79%) Firewall
2 709 (31.54%) WAN
3 502 (22.33%) LAN
4 398 (17.70%) Network Security
5 380 (16.90%) VPN
6 362 (16.10%) SD-WAN
7 316 (14.06%) Wireless
8 285 (12.68%) Wi-Fi
9 282 (12.54%) DNS
10 280 (12.46%) BGP
11 219 (9.74%) OSPF
12 215 (9.56%) DHCP
13 213 (9.48%) MPLS
13 213 (9.48%) VLAN
14 207 (9.21%) TCP/IP
15 163 (7.25%) Cisco Firepower
16 148 (6.58%) Cisco ASA
17 146 (6.49%) Internet
18 141 (6.27%) WLAN
19 104 (4.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 17 (0.76%) MySQL
3 15 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
3 15 (0.67%) Oracle Database
4 12 (0.53%) MongoDB
5 11 (0.49%) NoSQL
6 10 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (0.40%) MariaDB
7 9 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (0.27%) DB2
9 5 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.22%) InfluxDB
10 4 (0.18%) Big Data
10 4 (0.18%) Metadata
10 4 (0.18%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.089%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.089%) Power BI
11 2 (0.089%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.089%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.044%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 21 (0.93%) JIRA
2 17 (0.76%) GitLab
3 13 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (0.36%) Git
5 7 (0.31%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.13%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.044%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.044%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.044%) Visual Studio
General
1 493 (21.93%) Social Skills
2 194 (8.63%) Finance
3 151 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
4 131 (5.83%) Telecoms
5 72 (3.20%) Law
6 64 (2.85%) Public Sector
6 64 (2.85%) Retail
7 61 (2.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 52 (2.31%) Aerospace
9 49 (2.18%) Legal
10 37 (1.65%) Banking
10 37 (1.65%) Organisational Skills
11 31 (1.38%) Marketing
12 29 (1.29%) Documentation Skills
12 29 (1.29%) Manufacturing
13 24 (1.07%) Automotive
14 21 (0.93%) Presentation Skills
15 16 (0.71%) Local Government
16 15 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
17 14 (0.62%) Police
Job Titles
1 680 (30.25%) Network Engineer
2 402 (17.88%) Senior
3 261 (11.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 260 (11.57%) Support Engineer
5 243 (10.81%) IT Engineer
6 205 (9.12%) IT Support
7 170 (7.56%) Senior Network Engineer
8 167 (7.43%) Analyst
9 148 (6.58%) Architect
10 129 (5.74%) Lead
11 128 (5.69%) IT Support Engineer
12 101 (4.49%) Cisco Engineer
13 80 (3.56%) Consultant
14 74 (3.29%) IT Manager
15 73 (3.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 62 (2.76%) Support Analyst
17 60 (2.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
18 59 (2.62%) Senior Architect
19 58 (2.58%) Security Engineer
20 57 (2.54%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (2.36%) 802.1X
2 23 (1.02%) XML
3 21 (0.93%) YAML
4 17 (0.76%) XMPP
5 16 (0.71%) JSON
5 16 (0.71%) LDAP
6 13 (0.58%) REST
7 12 (0.53%) NETCONF
8 11 (0.49%) RESTCONF
8 11 (0.49%) SOAP
8 11 (0.49%) YANG
9 8 (0.36%) HTML
10 6 (0.27%) Web Services
11 5 (0.22%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (0.18%) RESTful
12 4 (0.18%) SAML
13 2 (0.089%) TAPI
13 2 (0.089%) WebRTC
13 2 (0.089%) X-Windows
14 1 (0.044%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 399 (17.75%) Data Centre
2 175 (7.78%) Driving Licence
3 119 (5.29%) Management Information System
4 88 (3.91%) Onboarding
5 83 (3.69%) Public Cloud
6 68 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
7 52 (2.31%) Replication
8 43 (1.91%) Video Conferencing
9 31 (1.38%) CCTV
10 26 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
11 25 (1.11%) IoT
12 21 (0.93%) Private Cloud
13 17 (0.76%) Clustering
13 17 (0.76%) Security Posture
14 14 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
15 13 (0.58%) PKI
16 12 (0.53%) FMCG
16 12 (0.53%) PMI
17 10 (0.44%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 739 (32.87%) Windows
2 400 (17.79%) Windows Server
3 345 (15.35%) Linux
4 180 (8.01%) Windows 10
5 95 (4.23%) Windows Server 2016
6 84 (3.74%) Windows Server 2019
7 51 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 48 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 37 (1.65%) CentOS
10 33 (1.47%) Android
10 33 (1.47%) Unix
11 28 (1.25%) Mac OS
11 28 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (0.98%) Mac OS X
12 22 (0.98%) Ubuntu
13 14 (0.62%) Windows 7
14 9 (0.40%) VyOS
15 7 (0.31%) Kali Linux
15 7 (0.31%) VMS
16 5 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (17.93%) ITIL
2 375 (16.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 350 (15.57%) Problem-Solving
4 279 (12.41%) Cybersecurity
5 235 (10.45%) Customer Service
6 196 (8.72%) Mentoring
7 169 (7.52%) Network Management
8 168 (7.47%) Project Delivery
9 165 (7.34%) Project Management
10 150 (6.67%) Computer Science
11 135 (6.01%) Continuous Improvement
12 126 (5.60%) Agile
12 126 (5.60%) Presales
13 125 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
14 124 (5.52%) Incident Management
15 118 (5.25%) Time Management
16 113 (5.03%) Service Delivery
17 110 (4.89%) Asset Management
18 101 (4.49%) DevOps
19 93 (4.14%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 153 (6.81%) PowerShell
2 112 (4.98%) Python
3 99 (4.40%) SQL
4 44 (1.96%) Bash
5 18 (0.80%) Java
6 16 (0.71%) Perl
7 15 (0.67%) JavaScript
8 14 (0.62%) C#
9 10 (0.44%) VBScript
10 8 (0.36%) C++
10 8 (0.36%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.31%) C
12 4 (0.18%) Lua
12 4 (0.18%) Ruby
12 4 (0.18%) Tcl
13 3 (0.13%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.044%) Bicep
14 1 (0.044%) JSX
14 1 (0.044%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.044%) ProC
Qualifications
1 755 (33.59%) Cisco Certification
2 498 (22.15%) CCNP
3 497 (22.11%) CCNA
4 427 (18.99%) Security Cleared
5 372 (16.55%) Degree
6 249 (11.08%) SC Cleared
7 172 (7.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 151 (6.72%) DV Cleared
9 133 (5.92%) Computer Science Degree
9 133 (5.92%) MCSE
10 94 (4.18%) CCIE
11 84 (3.74%) MCP
12 77 (3.43%) Azure Certification
13 67 (2.98%) LPIC
14 52 (2.31%) JNCIA
15 49 (2.18%) Network+ Certification
16 42 (1.87%) CISSP
17 34 (1.51%) MCSA
18 29 (1.29%) A+ Certification
19 28 (1.25%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (5.69%) SLA
2 89 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 57 (2.54%) Cyber Essentials
4 43 (1.91%) GDPR
5 25 (1.11%) NIST
6 22 (0.98%) QA
7 16 (0.71%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.53%) Accessibility
8 12 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 9 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 8 (0.36%) NCSC
11 7 (0.31%) COSHH
11 7 (0.31%) SOC 2
12 6 (0.27%) COBIT
13 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 5 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (0.22%) SOC 1
14 4 (0.18%) ISO 9001
14 4 (0.18%) PMO
15 2 (0.089%) NIST 800
System Software
1 515 (22.91%) Active Directory
2 367 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 216 (9.61%) Hyper-V
4 78 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
5 63 (2.80%) vSphere
6 52 (2.31%) VMware NSX
7 32 (1.42%) XenDesktop
8 29 (1.29%) Docker
9 27 (1.20%) XenApp
10 20 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
11 17 (0.76%) Firmware
12 13 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
13 11 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
14 10 (0.44%) pfSense
15 8 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
16 7 (0.31%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 6 (0.27%) NFS
18 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 4 (0.18%) vCloud
19 3 (0.13%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 180 (8.01%) Microsoft Intune
2 136 (6.05%) FortiGate
3 81 (3.60%) Ansible
3 81 (3.60%) SCCM
4 58 (2.58%) Terraform
5 48 (2.14%) WSUS
6 37 (1.65%) Stealthwatch
7 34 (1.51%) Kubernetes
8 31 (1.38%) Puppet
9 23 (1.02%) CASB
9 23 (1.02%) vCenter Server
10 21 (0.93%) Progress Chef
11 20 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
12 19 (0.85%) ZABBIX
13 18 (0.80%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 14 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
15 13 (0.58%) Cisco Prime
15 13 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
15 13 (0.58%) SCOM
16 12 (0.53%) QRadar
Vendors
1 860 (38.26%) Microsoft
2 587 (26.11%) VMware
3 393 (17.48%) Juniper
4 353 (15.70%) Meraki
5 333 (14.81%) Fortinet
6 305 (13.57%) Palo Alto
7 210 (9.34%) HP
8 164 (7.30%) Aruba
9 151 (6.72%) Dell
10 133 (5.92%) Citrix
11 131 (5.83%) CheckPoint
12 118 (5.25%) SolarWinds
13 113 (5.03%) Veeam
14 109 (4.85%) F5
15 99 (4.40%) Apple
16 70 (3.11%) NetApp
17 69 (3.07%) Red Hat
18 57 (2.54%) Ruckus Wireless
19 55 (2.45%) Adobe
20 54 (2.40%) Google