Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 37 46
Rank change year-on-year -29 +9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 8200 10942 11906
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.58% 5.76% 5.44%
As % of the Vendors category 10.30% 13.14% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7085 9141 10253
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 £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.18% - +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 79646 83241 100156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.51% 43.84% 45.72%
Number of salaries quoted 61613 67223 81581
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 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -30 7664 £45,000 - 297
UK excluding London -20 5167 £42,000 -1.18% 214
London -26 2887 £52,500 - 98
South East -24 1720 £42,500 -5.56% 73
North of England -4 1287 £37,500 -6.25% 57
Midlands -25 681 £38,500 -3.75% 38
East of England -2 676 £47,500 +5.56% 18
North West -7 656 £37,500 - 35
Yorkshire +6 573 £40,000 - 22
South West -21 446 £40,000 +9.14% 13
West Midlands -30 434 £40,000 - 19
East Midlands -15 232 £35,000 -12.50% 19
Scotland -13 230 £57,500 +48.70% 10
Wales +6 159 £40,000 - 3
North East -4 58 £33,250 +9.91%
Northern Ireland -15 31 £41,250 +3.13% 2
Channel Islands +1 1 £65,000 -35.00%

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 3775 (46.04%) Firewall
2 3421 (41.72%) Cisco Certification
3 3418 (41.68%) Windows
4 2934 (35.78%) VMware
5 2742 (33.44%) Microsoft
6 2368 (28.88%) Active Directory
7 2344 (28.59%) WAN
8 2140 (26.10%) CCNP
9 2129 (25.96%) LAN
10 1909 (23.28%) Windows Server
11 1838 (22.41%) CCNA
12 1817 (22.16%) ITIL
13 1737 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 1665 (20.30%) Juniper
15 1538 (18.76%) VPN
16 1516 (18.49%) Linux
17 1456 (17.76%) Data Centre
18 1422 (17.34%) DNS
19 1394 (17.00%) CheckPoint
20 1364 (16.63%) Cisco ASA
21 1302 (15.88%) TCP/IP
22 1272 (15.51%) Finance
23 1258 (15.34%) BGP
24 1209 (14.74%) MPLS
25 1157 (14.11%) Network Security
26 1154 (14.07%) Wireless
27 1132 (13.80%) MS Exchange
28 1123 (13.70%) HP
29 1114 (13.59%) OSPF
30 1097 (13.38%) SAN

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 1132 (13.80%) MS Exchange
2 551 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 374 (4.56%) Skype for Business
4 297 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 278 (3.39%) SharePoint
6 269 (3.28%) IIS
7 150 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 111 (1.35%) Apache
9 103 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 93 (1.13%) CMS
11 65 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
11 65 (0.79%) Tomcat
12 41 (0.50%) OpenStack
13 39 (0.48%) nginx
14 30 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
15 27 (0.33%) SAS
16 25 (0.30%) JBoss
16 25 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
17 23 (0.28%) Confluence
18 19 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 525 (6.40%) Microsoft Office
2 90 (1.10%) MS Visio
3 87 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
4 35 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
5 29 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.024%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.024%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.024%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.012%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.012%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.012%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 18 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.15%) Markit EDM
3 10 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.073%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.061%) Magento
6 5 (0.061%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (0.061%) Postilion
6 5 (0.061%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.037%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.037%) Eikon
7 3 (0.037%) Epicor Tropos
7 3 (0.037%) Maximo
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%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.012%) Sage X3
9 1 (0.012%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 1031 (12.57%) Office 365
2 913 (11.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 606 (7.39%) Amazon AWS
4 128 (1.56%) IaaS
5 123 (1.50%) SaaS
6 90 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 88 (1.07%) PaaS
8 78 (0.95%) Mimecast
9 64 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
10 50 (0.61%) G Suite
11 38 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 22 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
13 15 (0.18%) Akamai
14 14 (0.17%) GitHub
15 13 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
16 11 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
17 10 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
17 10 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
18 9 (0.11%) Amazon S3
19 6 (0.073%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 3775 (46.04%) Firewall
2 2344 (28.59%) WAN
3 2129 (25.96%) LAN
4 1538 (18.76%) VPN
5 1422 (17.34%) DNS
6 1364 (16.63%) Cisco ASA
7 1302 (15.88%) TCP/IP
8 1258 (15.34%) BGP
9 1209 (14.74%) MPLS
10 1157 (14.11%) Network Security
11 1154 (14.07%) Wireless
12 1114 (13.59%) OSPF
13 1097 (13.38%) SAN
14 1013 (12.35%) VoIP
15 1002 (12.22%) DHCP
16 900 (10.98%) Cisco Nexus
17 793 (9.67%) VLAN
18 688 (8.39%) Cisco IOS
19 631 (7.70%) IPsec
20 559 (6.82%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 711 (8.67%) SQL Server
2 145 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 110 (1.34%) MySQL
4 100 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 55 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 46 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 43 (0.52%) MongoDB
8 34 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (0.33%) Oracle Database
10 26 (0.32%) Big Data
11 24 (0.29%) SQL Server 2016
12 22 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (0.26%) Hadoop
14 20 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
15 12 (0.15%) NoSQL
15 12 (0.15%) Redis
16 10 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 9 (0.11%) InfluxDB
17 9 (0.11%) MariaDB
18 8 (0.098%) DB2
Development Applications
1 56 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 48 (0.59%) Jenkins
3 41 (0.50%) JIRA
3 41 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
4 38 (0.46%) Git (software)
5 30 (0.37%) Subversion
6 24 (0.29%) GCC
7 22 (0.27%) GDB
7 22 (0.27%) Trac
8 20 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
9 18 (0.22%) Metasploit
10 12 (0.15%) Zephyr
11 9 (0.11%) Visual Studio
12 8 (0.098%) MSI
12 8 (0.098%) SoapUI
13 7 (0.085%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (0.073%) AutoIt
15 5 (0.061%) AdminStudio
15 5 (0.061%) InstallShield
15 5 (0.061%) Vagrant
General
1 1272 (15.51%) Finance
2 664 (8.10%) Telecoms
3 293 (3.57%) Banking
4 164 (2.00%) Law
5 158 (1.93%) Legal
6 149 (1.82%) Retail
7 137 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 107 (1.30%) Marketing
9 86 (1.05%) Financial Institution
10 81 (0.99%) Advertising
11 73 (0.89%) Investment Banking
12 54 (0.66%) Back Office
13 52 (0.63%) French Language
14 49 (0.60%) Digital Economy
14 49 (0.60%) Electronics
15 45 (0.55%) Games
15 45 (0.55%) German Language
16 40 (0.49%) Publishing
17 39 (0.48%) Billing
18 36 (0.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2299 (28.04%) Network Engineer
2 891 (10.87%) Cisco Engineer
3 888 (10.83%) Analyst
4 882 (10.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 862 (10.51%) Support Engineer
6 647 (7.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 596 (7.27%) Senior Network Engineer
8 473 (5.77%) Architect
9 440 (5.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 414 (5.05%) Consultant
11 407 (4.96%) IT Engineer
12 394 (4.80%) Security Engineer
13 333 (4.06%) Support Analyst
14 297 (3.62%) Network Support
15 289 (3.52%) IT Support
16 287 (3.50%) Network Security Engineer
17 274 (3.34%) Administrator
18 271 (3.30%) 3rd Line Support
19 267 (3.26%) Security Analyst
20 264 (3.22%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (1.80%) XMPP
2 124 (1.51%) 802.1X
3 95 (1.16%) Web Services
4 73 (0.89%) HTML
5 53 (0.65%) XML
6 44 (0.54%) .NET
7 37 (0.45%) CSS
8 36 (0.44%) JSON
9 34 (0.41%) REST
10 30 (0.37%) Middleware
11 23 (0.28%) AngularJS
12 22 (0.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 22 (0.27%) STL
13 21 (0.26%) Node.js
14 20 (0.24%) React
14 20 (0.24%) SOAP
15 18 (0.22%) LAMP
15 18 (0.22%) SAML
16 17 (0.21%) LEMP Stack
17 16 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1456 (17.76%) Data Centre
2 380 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
3 283 (3.45%) Clustering
4 278 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 268 (3.27%) Management Information System
6 225 (2.74%) Driving Licence
7 181 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
8 157 (1.91%) Replication
9 127 (1.55%) Blackberry
10 116 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
11 107 (1.30%) PKI
12 102 (1.24%) Public Cloud
13 85 (1.04%) Virtual Team
14 83 (1.01%) Hedge funds
15 82 (1.00%) iPad
16 78 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
17 73 (0.89%) Private Cloud
18 64 (0.78%) Fintech
19 62 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
20 53 (0.65%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 3418 (41.68%) Windows
2 1909 (23.28%) Windows Server
3 1516 (18.49%) Linux
4 1066 (13.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 946 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 538 (6.56%) Windows 7
7 456 (5.56%) Windows 10
8 433 (5.28%) Unix
9 374 (4.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 252 (3.07%) CentOS
11 203 (2.48%) Windows 8
12 171 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 153 (1.87%) Ubuntu
14 125 (1.52%) Solaris
15 96 (1.17%) Windows XP
16 82 (1.00%) Debian
17 73 (0.89%) Mac OS X
18 70 (0.85%) Android
19 49 (0.60%) Mac OS
20 36 (0.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1817 (22.16%) ITIL
2 618 (7.54%) Load Balancing
3 581 (7.09%) Network Design
4 524 (6.39%) Presales
5 476 (5.80%) Change Management
6 445 (5.43%) Service Delivery
7 410 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 404 (4.93%) Network Monitoring
9 393 (4.79%) Project Management
10 387 (4.72%) Network Management
11 384 (4.68%) Service Management
12 344 (4.20%) Mentoring
13 325 (3.96%) Migration
14 317 (3.87%) SIEM
15 312 (3.80%) Information Security
16 297 (3.62%) Problem Management
17 294 (3.59%) Continuous Improvement
18 287 (3.50%) Agile Software Development
19 281 (3.43%) Incident Management
20 272 (3.32%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 626 (7.63%) SQL
2 515 (6.28%) PowerShell
3 359 (4.38%) Python
4 217 (2.65%) Perl
5 211 (2.57%) Bash Shell
6 126 (1.54%) C
7 123 (1.50%) Java
8 72 (0.88%) Shell Script
9 70 (0.85%) PHP
10 68 (0.83%) Ruby
11 44 (0.54%) C++
12 41 (0.50%) JavaScript
13 39 (0.48%) VBScript
14 29 (0.35%) C#
15 18 (0.22%) Erlang
16 17 (0.21%) VB
17 13 (0.16%) Korn
18 12 (0.15%) C-shell
18 12 (0.15%) R
19 9 (0.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3421 (41.72%) Cisco Certification
2 2140 (26.10%) CCNP
3 1838 (22.41%) CCNA
4 726 (8.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 671 (8.18%) CCIE
6 633 (7.72%) Degree
7 513 (6.26%) MCSE
8 415 (5.06%) Security Cleared
9 324 (3.95%) SC Cleared
10 310 (3.78%) MCSA
11 266 (3.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 232 (2.83%) MCP
13 228 (2.78%) A+ Certification
14 225 (2.74%) CISSP
15 209 (2.55%) Network+ Certification
16 197 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
17 189 (2.30%) JNCIP
18 182 (2.22%) CCDP
19 162 (1.98%) CCENT
20 159 (1.94%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 637 (7.77%) SLA
2 261 (3.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 174 (2.12%) PCI DSS
4 101 (1.23%) QA
5 70 (0.85%) PMO
6 61 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
7 39 (0.48%) GDPR
8 25 (0.30%) ISO 9001
9 19 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 15 (0.18%) NIST 800
11 14 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 12 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 9 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 8 (0.098%) COBIT
15 5 (0.061%) RMADS
16 4 (0.049%) Def Stans
16 4 (0.049%) SAS 70
17 3 (0.037%) Disclosure Scotland
17 3 (0.037%) ISO 22301
18 2 (0.024%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 2368 (28.88%) Active Directory
2 1737 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 977 (11.91%) Hyper-V
4 447 (5.45%) vSphere
5 370 (4.51%) VMware ESXi
6 300 (3.66%) XenApp
7 130 (1.59%) XenDesktop
8 120 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
9 104 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
10 97 (1.18%) Terminal Services
11 86 (1.05%) KVM
12 75 (0.91%) Docker
13 65 (0.79%) XenServer
14 58 (0.71%) ProxySG
15 57 (0.70%) Xen
16 56 (0.68%) Firmware
17 54 (0.66%) NFS
18 49 (0.60%) VMware NSX
19 48 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
20 42 (0.51%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 527 (6.43%) SCCM
2 322 (3.93%) Cisco CUCM
3 251 (3.06%) Nagios
4 229 (2.79%) Puppet
5 210 (2.56%) SCOM
6 208 (2.54%) FortiGate
7 177 (2.16%) Ansible
8 172 (2.10%) vCenter Server
9 168 (2.05%) Cisco UCCX
10 154 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
11 150 (1.83%) Backup Exec
12 134 (1.63%) Cisco UCCE
13 131 (1.60%) Cacti
14 127 (1.55%) Cisco Prime
15 116 (1.41%) WSUS
16 69 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
17 60 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
18 52 (0.63%) Salt
19 50 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
19 50 (0.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2934 (35.78%) VMware
2 2742 (33.44%) Microsoft
3 1665 (20.30%) Juniper
4 1394 (17.00%) CheckPoint
5 1123 (13.70%) HP
6 1086 (13.24%) Citrix
7 1033 (12.60%) F5
8 869 (10.60%) Palo Alto
9 513 (6.26%) Dell
10 448 (5.46%) SolarWinds
11 403 (4.91%) NetApp
12 348 (4.24%) Fortinet
13 335 (4.09%) Avaya
14 318 (3.88%) Meraki
15 299 (3.65%) Red Hat
16 287 (3.50%) Veeam
17 256 (3.12%) EMC
18 252 (3.07%) Brocade
19 248 (3.02%) Blue Coat
20 220 (2.68%) Symantec