Period
to 2 March 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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 515 528 597
Rank change year-on-year +13 +69 +240
Permanent jobs citing Meraki 327 609 614
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.50% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 1.22% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 336 631 596
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +2.86%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -2.17%

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 28,512 49,982 62,609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.82% 41.22% 41.64%
Number of salaries quoted 21,626 38,798 48,725
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -6 292 £52,500 +5.00% 51
UK excluding London +25 200 £45,000 -10.00% 46
London +36 116 £60,000 +7.14% 11
Work from Home -112 67 £55,000 -13.39% 10
South East +44 53 £56,000 +1.82% 13
North of England +45 48 £44,250 -11.50% 12
Midlands +62 32 £45,000 +29.50% 5
South West -2 24 £50,750 +12.78% 7
Yorkshire +34 22 £37,500 -25.00% 4
West Midlands +41 20 £45,000 +30.43% 2
East of England +54 19 £37,000 -13.45% 3
Scotland +39 17 £24,500 -55.45% 6
North West +36 13 £45,000 -10.00% 5
North East - 13 £47,500 - 3
East Midlands +42 12 £43,750 -29.72% 3
Channel Islands - 7 £80,000 -

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 281 (85.93%) Cisco
2 204 (62.39%) Firewall
3 147 (44.95%) Microsoft 365
4 135 (41.28%) Windows
5 124 (37.92%) WAN
6 123 (37.61%) Cisco Certification
7 121 (37.00%) Azure
8 118 (36.09%) Microsoft
9 103 (31.50%) Windows Server
10 100 (30.58%) DNS
10 100 (30.58%) VMware
11 90 (27.52%) Active Directory
12 89 (27.22%) LAN
12 89 (27.22%) DHCP
13 77 (23.55%) Wireless
14 75 (22.94%) ITIL
15 73 (22.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 66 (20.18%) Cisco ASA
16 66 (20.18%) Network Security
17 65 (19.88%) CCNP
18 62 (18.96%) CheckPoint
19 61 (18.65%) AWS
20 60 (18.35%) CCNA
21 58 (17.74%) VPN
22 52 (15.90%) BGP
23 51 (15.60%) VMware Infrastructure
24 47 (14.37%) OSPF
25 43 (13.15%) TCP/IP
26 42 (12.84%) Hyper-V
27 41 (12.54%) Problem-Solving

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 26 (7.95%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.28%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.92%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.61%) Confluence
8 1 (0.31%) Apache
8 1 (0.31%) IIS
8 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (3.98%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.92%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.61%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.61%) SketchUp
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 147 (44.95%) Microsoft 365
2 121 (37.00%) Azure
3 61 (18.65%) AWS
4 15 (4.59%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 14 (4.28%) IaaS
6 12 (3.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 11 (3.36%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (3.36%) PaaS
7 11 (3.36%) SaaS
8 7 (2.14%) Mimecast
9 4 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (1.22%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.92%) Dropbox
11 2 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.61%) Loggly
11 2 (0.61%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.61%) Slack
12 1 (0.31%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.31%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 204 (62.39%) Firewall
2 124 (37.92%) WAN
3 100 (30.58%) DNS
4 89 (27.22%) DHCP
4 89 (27.22%) LAN
5 77 (23.55%) Wireless
6 66 (20.18%) Cisco ASA
6 66 (20.18%) Network Security
7 58 (17.74%) VPN
8 52 (15.90%) BGP
9 47 (14.37%) OSPF
10 43 (13.15%) TCP/IP
11 38 (11.62%) Cisco Nexus
11 38 (11.62%) VLAN
12 35 (10.70%) Wi-Fi
13 34 (10.40%) MPLS
14 33 (10.09%) Cisco Firepower
15 32 (9.79%) Cisco ISE
16 28 (8.56%) VoIP
17 26 (7.95%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (0.61%) FileMaker
3 2 (0.61%) Power BI
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.31%) Ingres
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.31%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.61%) JIRA
3 1 (0.31%) GitLab
3 1 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 35 (10.70%) Finance
2 16 (4.89%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.83%) Banking
3 6 (1.83%) Digital Economy
4 5 (1.53%) Public Sector
4 5 (1.53%) Retail
5 4 (1.22%) Local Government
5 4 (1.22%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.92%) Legal
7 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.61%) Games
7 2 (0.61%) Law
7 2 (0.61%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 89 (27.22%) Network Engineer
2 61 (18.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 32 (9.79%) Support Engineer
4 29 (8.87%) Senior Network Engineer
5 27 (8.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 26 (7.95%) Cisco Engineer
6 26 (7.95%) Consultant
7 25 (7.65%) Administrator
8 23 (7.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 22 (6.73%) IT Engineer
10 20 (6.12%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (6.12%) Analyst
10 20 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
11 19 (5.81%) Network Consultant
12 18 (5.50%) Team Leader
13 16 (4.89%) Infrastructure Support
14 15 (4.59%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
14 15 (4.59%) Network Support
14 15 (4.59%) Network Team Leader
15 14 (4.28%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.22%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (1.22%) POSIX
2 3 (0.92%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.31%) CSS
3 1 (0.31%) HTML
3 1 (0.31%) JSON
3 1 (0.31%) LDAP
3 1 (0.31%) Web Services
3 1 (0.31%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.42%) Data Centre
2 11 (3.36%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (2.75%) Driving Licence
5 7 (2.14%) Reinsurance
6 4 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.22%) Clustering
6 4 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.61%) e-Health
7 2 (0.61%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.61%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.31%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.31%) iPhone
8 1 (0.31%) PlayStation
8 1 (0.31%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 135 (41.28%) Windows
2 103 (31.50%) Windows Server
3 32 (9.79%) Windows 10
4 24 (7.34%) Linux
5 23 (7.03%) Windows Server 2016
6 20 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (5.81%) Windows Server 2019
8 15 (4.59%) Windows 7
8 15 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (2.75%) Apple iOS
9 9 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.83%) Android
10 6 (1.83%) Mac OS
10 6 (1.83%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (1.22%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.61%) CentOS
12 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (22.94%) ITIL
2 73 (22.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 41 (12.54%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (8.87%) Presales
5 27 (8.26%) Change Management
6 26 (7.95%) DevOps
6 26 (7.95%) Kalman Filter
6 26 (7.95%) Problem Management
6 26 (7.95%) Project Delivery
7 25 (7.65%) Proactive Monitoring
8 24 (7.34%) Incident Management
9 23 (7.03%) Network Monitoring
10 20 (6.12%) Network Virtualisation
10 20 (6.12%) Service Management
11 18 (5.50%) Network Design
12 17 (5.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (4.89%) Network Management
14 15 (4.59%) E-Commerce
14 15 (4.59%) Load Balancing
15 14 (4.28%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (8.56%) PowerShell
2 18 (5.50%) SQL
3 7 (2.14%) Bash Shell
4 6 (1.83%) C
5 5 (1.53%) Python
6 1 (0.31%) Java
Qualifications
1 123 (37.61%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (19.88%) CCNP
3 60 (18.35%) CCNA
4 22 (6.73%) ITIL Certification
5 19 (5.81%) CCIE
6 17 (5.20%) Degree
7 16 (4.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (3.67%) CISSP
9 10 (3.06%) CCIE Security
10 7 (2.14%) Check Point Certification
11 6 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.83%) MCSE
12 5 (1.53%) CCSA
13 4 (1.22%) MCP
13 4 (1.22%) MCSA
14 3 (0.92%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.92%) Security Cleared
15 2 (0.61%) AWS Certification
15 2 (0.61%) CCDA
15 2 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.26%) SLA
2 13 (3.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.45%) GDPR
4 3 (0.92%) PMO
5 2 (0.61%) NIST
6 1 (0.31%) COBIT
6 1 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 90 (27.52%) Active Directory
2 51 (15.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (12.84%) Hyper-V
4 17 (5.20%) vSphere
5 8 (2.45%) RHEV
6 6 (1.83%) XenApp
7 5 (1.53%) BitLocker
7 5 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.53%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.92%) Firmware
8 3 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.61%) KVM
9 2 (0.61%) pfSense
9 2 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.61%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 35 (10.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 23 (7.03%) SCCM
3 7 (2.14%) AirWatch
4 6 (1.83%) SmoothWall
4 6 (1.83%) Terraform
5 5 (1.53%) Jamf Pro
5 5 (1.53%) Stealthwatch
6 4 (1.22%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (0.92%) Ansible
7 3 (0.92%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.61%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.61%) Graylog
8 2 (0.61%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.61%) Nagios
8 2 (0.61%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.61%) Puppet
9 1 (0.31%) AssetCenter
9 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 281 (85.93%) Cisco
2 118 (36.09%) Microsoft
3 100 (30.58%) VMware
4 62 (18.96%) CheckPoint
5 35 (10.70%) Citrix
6 33 (10.09%) Palo Alto
7 32 (9.79%) HP
8 25 (7.65%) Zscaler
9 22 (6.73%) Fortinet
10 21 (6.42%) Dell
11 20 (6.12%) EMC
12 18 (5.50%) F5
13 17 (5.20%) EqualLogic
14 16 (4.89%) SonicWALL
15 15 (4.59%) Blue Coat
16 14 (4.28%) Juniper
16 14 (4.28%) SolarWinds
17 13 (3.98%) Veeam
18 12 (3.67%) Mitel
18 12 (3.67%) Ruckus Wireless