Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 52 40
Rank change year-on-year -20 -12 -4
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 7,006 8,925 11,804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.96% 5.25% 5.77%
As % of the Vendors category 8.84% 11.92% 12.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5,713 7,560 10,199
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -

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 79,290 74,890 93,423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.85% 44.06% 45.64%
Number of salaries quoted 62,500 60,358 76,374
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% 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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -21 6,590 £47,500 +5.56% 1,446
UK excluding London -25 4,264 £42,500 +6.25% 1,210
London -26 2,570 £55,000 +4.76% 362
South East -21 1,691 £44,000 +3.53% 295
North of England -30 887 £41,500 +3.75% 332
Midlands -48 532 £40,000 -5.88% 212
East of England -16 507 £50,000 +13.64% 124
North West -31 454 £40,000 - 181
South West -7 424 £42,500 +13.33% 121
Yorkshire -25 383 £42,500 +6.25% 111
West Midlands -39 371 £42,000 -1.18% 131
Scotland -10 202 £42,500 +6.25% 63
East Midlands -52 159 £40,000 -5.88% 81
Wales -18 76 £40,000 -5.88% 53
North East -23 50 £38,750 +43.52% 40
Northern Ireland +4 14 £43,000 +82.98% 8
Channel Islands -1 2 £50,000 +21.95%

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, 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 3,070 (43.82%) Firewall
2 2,830 (40.39%) Cisco Certification
3 2,711 (38.70%) Windows
4 2,675 (38.18%) VMware
5 2,140 (30.55%) Microsoft
6 2,134 (30.46%) WAN
7 1,903 (27.16%) LAN
8 1,879 (26.82%) CCNP
9 1,861 (26.56%) Active Directory
10 1,611 (22.99%) CCNA
11 1,599 (22.82%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1,599 (22.82%) Windows Server
12 1,513 (21.60%) Data Centre
13 1,498 (21.38%) ITIL
14 1,345 (19.20%) VPN
15 1,280 (18.27%) Juniper
16 1,211 (17.29%) Wireless
17 1,206 (17.21%) DNS
18 1,202 (17.16%) CheckPoint
19 1,188 (16.96%) Cisco ASA
20 1,136 (16.21%) F5
21 1,089 (15.54%) Linux
22 1,080 (15.42%) Network Security
23 1,045 (14.92%) Citrix
24 1,039 (14.83%) Finance
25 1,005 (14.34%) HP
26 981 (14.00%) Office 365
27 964 (13.76%) MPLS
28 954 (13.62%) TCP/IP
29 942 (13.45%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 842 (12.02%) MS Exchange
2 363 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 292 (4.17%) Skype for Business
4 280 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 270 (3.85%) SharePoint
6 180 (2.57%) IIS
7 91 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 87 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
9 82 (1.17%) Apache
10 49 (0.70%) OpenStack
11 44 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
12 36 (0.51%) SAS
13 34 (0.49%) Confluence
14 22 (0.31%) CMS
15 21 (0.30%) nginx
16 20 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
17 19 (0.27%) Tomcat
18 17 (0.24%) WebSphere
19 16 (0.23%) JBoss
20 12 (0.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 506 (7.22%) Microsoft Office
2 121 (1.73%) MS Visio
3 106 (1.51%) Microsoft Excel
4 63 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 34 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
6 16 (0.23%) Acrobat
7 10 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
7 10 (0.14%) Camtasia
8 4 (0.057%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.043%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (0.043%) InDesign
9 3 (0.043%) LibreOffice
9 3 (0.043%) Mozilla Thunderbird
10 2 (0.029%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.014%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.014%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.014%) Revit
11 1 (0.014%) SketchUp
11 1 (0.014%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 41 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.16%) Elite 3E
3 10 (0.14%) Carpe Diem
3 10 (0.14%) Documaker
4 8 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.100%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.071%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.071%) Postilion
7 4 (0.057%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.057%) Workfront
8 3 (0.043%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.043%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.029%) Eikon
9 2 (0.029%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.014%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.014%) Movex
10 1 (0.014%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.014%) Temenos T24
10 1 (0.014%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 981 (14.00%) Office 365
2 942 (13.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 719 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
4 187 (2.67%) SaaS
5 164 (2.34%) IaaS
6 157 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
7 124 (1.77%) PaaS
8 90 (1.28%) Mimecast
9 39 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
10 38 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
11 36 (0.51%) Akamai
11 36 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
12 26 (0.37%) OneDrive
13 23 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
13 23 (0.33%) Serverless
14 22 (0.31%) Amazon S3
15 18 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
15 18 (0.26%) G Suite
16 14 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
16 14 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3,070 (43.82%) Firewall
2 2,134 (30.46%) WAN
3 1,903 (27.16%) LAN
4 1,345 (19.20%) VPN
5 1,211 (17.29%) Wireless
6 1,206 (17.21%) DNS
7 1,188 (16.96%) Cisco ASA
8 1,080 (15.42%) Network Security
9 964 (13.76%) MPLS
10 954 (13.62%) TCP/IP
11 838 (11.96%) BGP
12 821 (11.72%) DHCP
13 786 (11.22%) OSPF
14 767 (10.95%) VoIP
15 708 (10.11%) Cisco Nexus
16 695 (9.92%) SAN
17 646 (9.22%) VLAN
18 520 (7.42%) Cisco IOS
19 440 (6.28%) IPsec
20 415 (5.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 593 (8.46%) SQL Server
2 124 (1.77%) Big Data
3 115 (1.64%) MySQL
4 95 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 73 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
6 63 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 59 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 45 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 44 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
10 39 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
11 32 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
12 31 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 29 (0.41%) Hadoop
14 25 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
15 20 (0.29%) OLAP
15 20 (0.29%) Oracle Database
15 20 (0.29%) Oracle OLAP
16 17 (0.24%) MongoDB
17 13 (0.19%) Blockchain
17 13 (0.19%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 97 (1.38%) Git (software)
2 85 (1.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 67 (0.96%) Jenkins
4 56 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
5 53 (0.76%) Subversion
6 47 (0.67%) JIRA
7 32 (0.46%) GCC
7 32 (0.46%) GDB
8 31 (0.44%) Trac
9 10 (0.14%) Gerrit
9 10 (0.14%) TeamCity
10 9 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
11 8 (0.11%) Maven
12 7 (0.100%) Vagrant
13 6 (0.086%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.086%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (0.071%) Buildbot
14 5 (0.071%) Mercurial
14 5 (0.071%) Selenium
14 5 (0.071%) Visual Studio
General
1 1,039 (14.83%) Finance
2 523 (7.47%) Telecoms
3 292 (4.17%) Retail
4 193 (2.75%) Banking
5 165 (2.36%) Manufacturing
6 145 (2.07%) Law
6 145 (2.07%) Marketing
7 136 (1.94%) Legal
8 116 (1.66%) Advertising
9 91 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 75 (1.07%) German Language
11 74 (1.06%) Games
12 53 (0.76%) Financial Institution
13 43 (0.61%) Back Office
13 43 (0.61%) Italian Language
14 35 (0.50%) Electronics
15 33 (0.47%) French Language
16 32 (0.46%) Billing
17 29 (0.41%) Investment Banking
18 20 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,956 (27.92%) Network Engineer
2 761 (10.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 739 (10.55%) Analyst
4 667 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 628 (8.96%) Architect
6 599 (8.55%) Cisco Engineer
7 499 (7.12%) Senior Network Engineer
8 452 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 369 (5.27%) Consultant
10 349 (4.98%) Security Engineer
11 314 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
12 312 (4.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 299 (4.27%) Support Analyst
14 275 (3.93%) IT Engineer
15 251 (3.58%) Network Security Engineer
16 228 (3.25%) 3rd Line Support
17 226 (3.23%) Administrator
18 213 (3.04%) Systems Engineer
18 213 (3.04%) Team Leader
19 211 (3.01%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (2.07%) 802.1X
2 135 (1.93%) Web Services
3 94 (1.34%) .NET
4 80 (1.14%) Middleware
5 75 (1.07%) HTML
6 72 (1.03%) XML
7 66 (0.94%) LDAP
8 53 (0.76%) XMPP
9 40 (0.57%) JSON
10 34 (0.49%) SOAP
11 31 (0.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 31 (0.44%) STL
12 28 (0.40%) LAMP
13 25 (0.36%) CSS
14 20 (0.29%) WSDL
14 20 (0.29%) WSH
15 18 (0.26%) Node.js
16 16 (0.23%) RFC 2547
17 15 (0.21%) Flash
18 13 (0.19%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1,513 (21.60%) Data Centre
2 408 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
3 301 (4.30%) Self-Motivation
4 252 (3.60%) Computer Science
5 237 (3.38%) Management Information System
6 184 (2.63%) Driving Licence
7 155 (2.21%) Clustering
8 141 (2.01%) Blackberry
9 118 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
10 112 (1.60%) Public Cloud
11 106 (1.51%) Replication
12 102 (1.46%) Private Cloud
13 100 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 91 (1.30%) Hedge funds
15 87 (1.24%) iPhone
16 86 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
17 81 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
18 76 (1.08%) PKI
19 62 (0.88%) NHS
19 62 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2,711 (38.70%) Windows
2 1,599 (22.82%) Windows Server
3 1,089 (15.54%) Linux
4 790 (11.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 741 (10.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 419 (5.98%) Windows 7
7 356 (5.08%) Windows 10
8 280 (4.00%) Unix
9 190 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 158 (2.26%) Windows 8
11 148 (2.11%) CentOS
12 133 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 119 (1.70%) Android
14 98 (1.40%) Ubuntu
15 74 (1.06%) Solaris
16 65 (0.93%) Windows XP
17 59 (0.84%) Mac OS X
18 56 (0.80%) Debian
19 46 (0.66%) Mac OS
20 27 (0.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,498 (21.38%) ITIL
2 705 (10.06%) Problem-Solving
3 646 (9.22%) Presales
4 513 (7.32%) Load Balancing
5 479 (6.84%) Network Design
6 413 (5.89%) Project Management
7 410 (5.85%) Service Management
8 381 (5.44%) Network Monitoring
9 378 (5.40%) Change Management
10 361 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
11 360 (5.14%) Service Delivery
12 319 (4.55%) Mentoring
13 316 (4.51%) Network Management
14 307 (4.38%) Migration
15 303 (4.32%) Incident Management
16 286 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
17 264 (3.77%) DevOps
18 252 (3.60%) SIEM
19 241 (3.44%) Root Cause Analysis
20 228 (3.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 552 (7.88%) SQL
2 450 (6.42%) PowerShell
3 405 (5.78%) Python
4 213 (3.04%) Bash Shell
5 142 (2.03%) Perl
6 115 (1.64%) C
7 91 (1.30%) PHP
8 89 (1.27%) Java
9 71 (1.01%) Ruby
10 60 (0.86%) JavaScript
11 56 (0.80%) C++
12 41 (0.59%) Shell Script
13 34 (0.49%) VBScript
14 24 (0.34%) C#
15 20 (0.29%) VB
16 16 (0.23%) T-SQL
17 14 (0.20%) VBA
18 13 (0.19%) Groovy
19 7 (0.100%) R
20 4 (0.057%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 2,830 (40.39%) Cisco Certification
2 1,879 (26.82%) CCNP
3 1,611 (22.99%) CCNA
4 658 (9.39%) Degree
5 622 (8.88%) CCIE
6 528 (7.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 386 (5.51%) Security Cleared
8 365 (5.21%) MCSE
9 286 (4.08%) SC Cleared
10 256 (3.65%) CISSP
11 229 (3.27%) CCDP
12 205 (2.93%) ITIL Certification
13 198 (2.83%) MCSA
14 188 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 156 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
16 138 (1.97%) JNCIP
17 135 (1.93%) MCP
18 108 (1.54%) CCSE
19 104 (1.48%) DV Cleared
20 95 (1.36%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 563 (8.04%) SLA
2 179 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 160 (2.28%) PCI DSS
4 107 (1.53%) GDPR
5 86 (1.23%) QA
6 75 (1.07%) Cyber Essentials
7 66 (0.94%) PMO
8 42 (0.60%) COBIT
9 29 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 27 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 22 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 16 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 12 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 10 (0.14%) ISO 9001
15 8 (0.11%) GPG13
16 6 (0.086%) ISO 22301
16 6 (0.086%) PA-DSS
17 4 (0.057%) FIPS 140-2
17 4 (0.057%) Government Security Classifications
17 4 (0.057%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 1,861 (26.56%) Active Directory
2 1,599 (22.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 716 (10.22%) Hyper-V
4 329 (4.70%) vSphere
5 321 (4.58%) VMware ESXi
6 273 (3.90%) XenApp
7 132 (1.88%) VMware NSX
8 102 (1.46%) XenDesktop
9 93 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
10 75 (1.07%) Docker
11 74 (1.06%) XenServer
12 72 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
13 70 (1.00%) Firmware
14 55 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
15 41 (0.59%) NFS
16 35 (0.50%) Snort
17 34 (0.49%) ProxySG
18 33 (0.47%) iptables
18 33 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
19 30 (0.43%) KVM
Systems Management
1 442 (6.31%) SCCM
2 259 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 214 (3.05%) Nagios
4 200 (2.85%) Puppet
5 176 (2.51%) vCenter Server
6 167 (2.38%) Cisco Prime
7 166 (2.37%) Backup Exec
8 162 (2.31%) Ansible
9 145 (2.07%) FortiGate
10 144 (2.06%) SCOM
11 122 (1.74%) Cisco UCCX
12 110 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
13 80 (1.14%) Cacti
14 78 (1.11%) vRealize
15 67 (0.96%) Cisco UCCE
15 67 (0.96%) WSUS
16 59 (0.84%) Terraform
17 56 (0.80%) QRadar
18 54 (0.77%) Cisco LMS
18 54 (0.77%) Opsview
Vendors
1 2,675 (38.18%) VMware
2 2,140 (30.55%) Microsoft
3 1,280 (18.27%) Juniper
4 1,202 (17.16%) CheckPoint
5 1,136 (16.21%) F5
6 1,045 (14.92%) Citrix
7 1,005 (14.34%) HP
8 770 (10.99%) Palo Alto
9 461 (6.58%) Dell
10 458 (6.54%) SolarWinds
11 454 (6.48%) Fortinet
12 437 (6.24%) NetApp
13 375 (5.35%) Meraki
14 356 (5.08%) EMC
15 270 (3.85%) Avaya
16 254 (3.63%) Blue Coat
17 235 (3.35%) Veeam
18 231 (3.30%) Aruba
19 227 (3.24%) Red Hat
19 227 (3.24%) Splunk