Period
to 25 October 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Meraki products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Meraki over the 6 months to 25 October 2021 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 Meraki.

Meraki
UK
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 623 458 522
Rank change year-on-year -165 +64 +216
Permanent jobs citing Meraki 469 237 709
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.48% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 1.24% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 414 212 600
10th Percentile £27,900 £36,000 £21,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £42,375 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £55,000 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year -18.18% +27.91% -18.09%
75th Percentile £60,000 £65,063 £59,250
90th Percentile £65,875 £73,750 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33% -18.92%

Meraki 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 49,366 19,065 57,218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.07% 39.00% 42.00%
Number of salaries quoted 32,754 15,247 44,115
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £36,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,625 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

Meraki
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Meraki in the UK

Meraki
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Meraki in the UK

Meraki
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Meraki over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Meraki in the UK

Meraki
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Meraki within the UK over the 6 months to 25 October 2021. 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 -151 431 £45,000 -18.18% 129
UK excluding London -87 314 £45,000 -10.00% 85
Work from Home -180 121 £48,750 -10.58% 22
London -223 121 £52,000 -13.33% 47
South East -96 118 £50,000 -13.04% 24
North of England -60 104 £42,500 +6.25% 30
Midlands -84 58 £45,000 +2.27% 13
Yorkshire -50 55 £45,000 +20.00% 10
North West -58 55 £41,000 -25.45% 18
West Midlands -83 40 £47,500 -5.00% 9
South West -92 18 £38,750 -31.46% 8
East of England -101 18 £42,500 - 7
North East -27 14 £45,000 -18.18% 2
East Midlands -76 13 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Scotland -84 7 £33,000 +26.92%
Wales - 1 £50,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, IT jobs citing Meraki 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 Meraki.

1 355 (75.69%) Cisco
2 284 (60.55%) Firewall
3 259 (55.22%) Windows
4 239 (50.96%) Microsoft 365
5 226 (48.19%) Microsoft
6 201 (42.86%) Azure
7 188 (40.09%) Active Directory
8 170 (36.25%) WAN
9 153 (32.62%) Cisco Certification
10 138 (29.42%) LAN
11 136 (29.00%) VPN
12 132 (28.14%) VMware
13 129 (27.51%) Windows Server
14 125 (26.65%) Social Skills
15 121 (25.80%) CCNA
16 120 (25.59%) Wireless
17 109 (23.24%) Wi-Fi
18 108 (23.03%) ITIL
19 107 (22.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 99 (21.11%) DNS
20 99 (21.11%) AWS
21 98 (20.90%) Windows 10
22 96 (20.47%) VMware Infrastructure
23 95 (20.26%) DHCP
24 88 (18.76%) CCNP
24 88 (18.76%) Palo Alto
25 87 (18.55%) TCP/IP
26 82 (17.48%) Hyper-V
27 72 (15.35%) Data Centre
28 66 (14.07%) VLAN

Meraki
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 33 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 23 (4.90%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.49%) IIS
4 4 (0.85%) Apache
4 4 (0.85%) SAS
5 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.43%) Confluence
6 2 (0.43%) WordPress
7 1 (0.21%) nginx
7 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 54 (11.51%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.28%) MicroStation
2 6 (1.28%) Revit
3 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.13%) Sentinel
2 4 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.43%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 239 (50.96%) Microsoft 365
2 201 (42.86%) Azure
3 99 (21.11%) AWS
4 29 (6.18%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (5.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 22 (4.69%) Mimecast
7 21 (4.48%) GCP
8 20 (4.26%) IaaS
8 20 (4.26%) SaaS
9 19 (4.05%) Google Workspace
10 17 (3.62%) OneDrive
10 17 (3.62%) PaaS
11 13 (2.77%) Azure Sentinel
12 6 (1.28%) Power Platform
12 6 (1.28%) PowerApps
13 5 (1.07%) Slack
14 4 (0.85%) Cloudflare
14 4 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.64%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 284 (60.55%) Firewall
2 170 (36.25%) WAN
3 138 (29.42%) LAN
4 136 (29.00%) VPN
5 120 (25.59%) Wireless
6 109 (23.24%) Wi-Fi
7 99 (21.11%) DNS
8 95 (20.26%) DHCP
9 87 (18.55%) TCP/IP
10 66 (14.07%) VLAN
11 60 (12.79%) VoIP
12 58 (12.37%) SD-WAN
13 57 (12.15%) MPLS
14 52 (11.09%) Network Security
15 51 (10.87%) SAN
16 46 (9.81%) BGP
17 39 (8.32%) Cisco ASA
18 38 (8.10%) OSPF
19 34 (7.25%) Cisco IOS
20 31 (6.61%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.64%) Amazon Aurora
4 3 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (0.64%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.64%) MySQL
4 3 (0.64%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 125 (26.65%) Social Skills
2 41 (8.74%) Finance
3 31 (6.61%) Retail
4 30 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.84%) Digital Economy
6 14 (2.99%) Legal
7 12 (2.56%) Organisational Skills
8 11 (2.35%) Manufacturing
8 11 (2.35%) Presentation Skills
9 6 (1.28%) Banking
9 6 (1.28%) Law
10 5 (1.07%) Marketing
10 5 (1.07%) Public Sector
10 5 (1.07%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.85%) Automotive
12 3 (0.64%) Retail Finance
13 2 (0.43%) Back Office
13 2 (0.43%) Documentation Skills
13 2 (0.43%) Publishing
14 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 133 (28.36%) Network Engineer
2 98 (20.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 62 (13.22%) Support Engineer
4 52 (11.09%) Security Engineer
5 44 (9.38%) IT Engineer
6 34 (7.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 32 (6.82%) Analyst
8 31 (6.61%) Cisco Engineer
8 31 (6.61%) IT Support
9 28 (5.97%) Consultant
10 27 (5.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 26 (5.54%) Network Security Engineer
11 26 (5.54%) Senior Network Engineer
12 25 (5.33%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
13 22 (4.69%) Support Analyst
14 20 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
14 20 (4.26%) Cloud Engineer
14 20 (4.26%) IT Support Engineer
15 17 (3.62%) Field Engineer
15 17 (3.62%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.07%) 802.1X
1 5 (1.07%) OAuth
2 3 (0.64%) ISPF
3 2 (0.43%) .NET
3 2 (0.43%) JSON
4 1 (0.21%) CSS
4 1 (0.21%) EDI
4 1 (0.21%) Node.js
4 1 (0.21%) SAML
4 1 (0.21%) WSH
4 1 (0.21%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (15.35%) Data Centre
2 36 (7.68%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (2.99%) Driving Licence
4 12 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (2.13%) PKI
5 10 (2.13%) Public Cloud
5 10 (2.13%) User Experience
5 10 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (1.92%) HP Storage
7 7 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
7 7 (1.49%) DataPower
7 7 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (1.49%) iPad
8 6 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.28%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.07%) Digital Signage
9 5 (1.07%) iPhone
10 4 (0.85%) CCTV
10 4 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 259 (55.22%) Windows
2 129 (27.51%) Windows Server
3 98 (20.90%) Windows 10
4 54 (11.51%) Linux
4 54 (11.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (10.23%) Windows Server 2016
6 26 (5.54%) Windows Server 2019
7 20 (4.26%) Mac OS
7 20 (4.26%) Mac OS X
8 18 (3.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (3.20%) Android
10 9 (1.92%) Unix
10 9 (1.92%) Windows 7
11 8 (1.71%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.71%) VMS
12 6 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.64%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (23.03%) ITIL
2 107 (22.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 60 (12.79%) Cybersecurity
4 48 (10.23%) Problem-Solving
5 34 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 33 (7.04%) Information Security
6 33 (7.04%) Project Management
7 31 (6.61%) Service Delivery
8 30 (6.40%) SIEM
8 30 (6.40%) Time Management
9 29 (6.18%) Service Management
10 28 (5.97%) Network Management
11 27 (5.76%) Change Management
11 27 (5.76%) DevOps
12 26 (5.54%) Migration
13 24 (5.12%) Network Design
13 24 (5.12%) Network Monitoring
14 23 (4.90%) Technical Leadership
15 20 (4.26%) Customer Requirements
15 20 (4.26%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 52 (11.09%) PowerShell
2 17 (3.62%) SQL
3 6 (1.28%) Python
4 4 (0.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.21%) Bicep
5 1 (0.21%) C
5 1 (0.21%) Go
5 1 (0.21%) Java
5 1 (0.21%) Perl
5 1 (0.21%) PHP
5 1 (0.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 153 (32.62%) Cisco Certification
2 121 (25.80%) CCNA
3 88 (18.76%) CCNP
4 39 (8.32%) Degree
5 25 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (3.84%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (3.20%) MCSE
8 14 (2.99%) MCP
9 11 (2.35%) JNCIA
9 11 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (2.13%) Security Cleared
11 9 (1.92%) CISSP
11 9 (1.92%) MCSA
11 9 (1.92%) NCSIE
12 7 (1.49%) MCITP
13 6 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (1.07%) MCTS
14 5 (1.07%) SC Cleared
15 4 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (9.59%) GDPR
2 43 (9.17%) SLA
3 31 (6.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (1.49%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.07%) NIST
7 4 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (0.64%) NCSC
8 3 (0.64%) PMO
System Software
1 188 (40.09%) Active Directory
2 96 (20.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (17.48%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.56%) vSphere
5 11 (2.35%) Firmware
5 11 (2.35%) RHEV
5 11 (2.35%) Virtual Servers
6 10 (2.13%) VMware Server
7 9 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.92%) XenDesktop
8 7 (1.49%) BitLocker
8 7 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (1.07%) Docker
10 4 (0.85%) XenApp
11 3 (0.64%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.43%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.21%) KVM
13 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.21%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 63 (13.43%) Microsoft Intune
2 43 (9.17%) SCCM
3 18 (3.84%) Terraform
4 15 (3.20%) AirWatch
5 14 (2.99%) FortiGate
6 11 (2.35%) Cisco CUCM
6 11 (2.35%) Jamf Pro
7 9 (1.92%) Cisco UCCX
8 7 (1.49%) Kubernetes
8 7 (1.49%) Pingdom
8 7 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
9 6 (1.28%) CSIRT
9 6 (1.28%) SCOM
10 5 (1.07%) WSUS
11 4 (0.85%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 4 (0.85%) Ansible
11 4 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
11 4 (0.85%) Puppet
11 4 (0.85%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.85%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 355 (75.69%) Cisco
2 226 (48.19%) Microsoft
3 132 (28.14%) VMware
4 88 (18.76%) Palo Alto
5 51 (10.87%) CheckPoint
6 46 (9.81%) Aruba
7 38 (8.10%) Citrix
7 38 (8.10%) HP
7 38 (8.10%) SolarWinds
8 37 (7.89%) Fortinet
9 31 (6.61%) Apple
9 31 (6.61%) Google
10 30 (6.40%) Juniper
11 26 (5.54%) Veeam
12 25 (5.33%) Sophos
13 19 (4.05%) Dell
14 17 (3.62%) NetApp
14 17 (3.62%) Nimble Storage
15 16 (3.41%) Zscaler
16 14 (2.99%) EMC