Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 593 454 548
Rank change year-on-year -139 +94 +239
Permanent jobs citing Meraki 458 376 722
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.55% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 1.06% 1.37% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 385 350 581
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,148 £20,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £51,892 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.46% +22.10% -19.05%
75th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £73,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -15.79%

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 43,367 27,497 59,800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.38% 40.44% 41.73%
Number of salaries quoted 29,245 21,341 46,387
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,000 £39,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,250 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.00% +0.25%
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% +2.27%

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -119 429 £47,500 -5.00% 109
UK excluding London -41 334 £45,000 -10.00% 82
South East -35 134 £52,500 -4.55% 25
London -154 110 £52,500 - 33
Work from Home -184 102 £50,000 -23.08% 22
North of England -24 81 £42,750 -14.50% 30
Midlands -53 56 £47,500 +7.95% 12
Yorkshire -32 44 £41,500 +10.67% 13
West Midlands -54 42 £50,000 +13.64% 8
North West -23 38 £45,000 -14.29% 16
South West -65 34 £45,000 - 8
East of England -71 16 £42,500 -7.61% 1
East Midlands -32 14 £35,000 -17.65% 4
Scotland -53 9 £23,000 -58.18% 4
Channel Islands - 8 £80,000 -
North East -20 7 £45,000 +12.50% 1

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 358 (78.17%) Cisco
2 272 (59.39%) Firewall
3 245 (53.49%) Microsoft 365
4 240 (52.40%) Windows
5 230 (50.22%) Microsoft
6 206 (44.98%) Azure
7 194 (42.36%) Active Directory
8 181 (39.52%) VMware
9 164 (35.81%) Windows Server
10 163 (35.59%) WAN
11 148 (32.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 139 (30.35%) ITIL
13 134 (29.26%) LAN
14 128 (27.95%) VMware Infrastructure
15 124 (27.07%) Social Skills
16 123 (26.86%) Wireless
17 121 (26.42%) AWS
18 119 (25.98%) Cisco Certification
19 115 (25.11%) DNS
20 111 (24.24%) DHCP
21 106 (23.14%) VPN
22 103 (22.49%) Hyper-V
23 85 (18.56%) CCNA
24 71 (15.50%) Microsoft Intune
25 70 (15.28%) Wi-Fi
25 70 (15.28%) Windows 10
26 68 (14.85%) TCP/IP
27 67 (14.63%) CCNP
28 64 (13.97%) SD-WAN
29 61 (13.32%) SAN

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 43 (9.39%) SharePoint
2 27 (5.90%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.09%) IIS
5 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.44%) Apache
6 2 (0.44%) Confluence
7 1 (0.22%) nginx
7 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 40 (8.73%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.31%) MicroStation
2 6 (1.31%) Revit
3 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.66%) Sage 200
2 3 (0.66%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.22%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 245 (53.49%) Microsoft 365
2 206 (44.98%) Azure
3 121 (26.42%) AWS
4 22 (4.80%) Azure Active Directory
5 21 (4.59%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (4.59%) OneDrive
6 20 (4.37%) Mimecast
7 19 (4.15%) IaaS
8 17 (3.71%) SaaS
9 15 (3.28%) PaaS
10 14 (3.06%) GCP
11 13 (2.84%) Google Workspace
12 9 (1.97%) Slack
13 5 (1.09%) Cloudflare
13 5 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.87%) Azure Sentinel
14 4 (0.87%) Dropbox
14 4 (0.87%) Power Platform
15 3 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
15 3 (0.66%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 272 (59.39%) Firewall
2 163 (35.59%) WAN
3 134 (29.26%) LAN
4 123 (26.86%) Wireless
5 115 (25.11%) DNS
6 111 (24.24%) DHCP
7 106 (23.14%) VPN
8 70 (15.28%) Wi-Fi
9 68 (14.85%) TCP/IP
10 64 (13.97%) SD-WAN
11 61 (13.32%) SAN
12 47 (10.26%) MPLS
13 45 (9.83%) VLAN
14 42 (9.17%) Network Security
14 42 (9.17%) VoIP
15 37 (8.08%) BGP
16 36 (7.86%) Cisco ASA
17 31 (6.77%) Cisco Nexus
17 31 (6.77%) WLAN
18 30 (6.55%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.44%) Power BI
3 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.22%) Ingres
4 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.22%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (0.87%) JIRA
General
1 124 (27.07%) Social Skills
2 45 (9.83%) Finance
3 21 (4.59%) Retail
4 19 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.62%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.40%) Presentation Skills
7 10 (2.18%) Digital Economy
8 9 (1.97%) Banking
9 8 (1.75%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.31%) Law
11 5 (1.09%) Organisational Skills
11 5 (1.09%) Public Sector
12 4 (0.87%) Documentation Skills
12 4 (0.87%) Legal
13 3 (0.66%) Advertising
13 3 (0.66%) Games
14 2 (0.44%) Marketing
14 2 (0.44%) Retail Finance
15 1 (0.22%) Automotive
15 1 (0.22%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 128 (27.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 96 (20.96%) Network Engineer
3 59 (12.88%) Support Engineer
4 56 (12.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 43 (9.39%) IT Engineer
6 33 (7.21%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 33 (7.21%) IT Support
7 32 (6.99%) Analyst
7 32 (6.99%) Security Engineer
8 24 (5.24%) Cloud Engineer
8 24 (5.24%) Consultant
9 21 (4.59%) Infrastructure Support
10 20 (4.37%) Cisco Engineer
10 20 (4.37%) IT Support Engineer
11 19 (4.15%) Support Analyst
12 18 (3.93%) 2nd Line Support
12 18 (3.93%) 3rd Line Support
12 18 (3.93%) Administrator
12 18 (3.93%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 18 (3.93%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.87%) 802.1X
1 4 (0.87%) ISPF
1 4 (0.87%) OAuth
2 1 (0.22%) .NET
2 1 (0.22%) CSS
2 1 (0.22%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.22%) JSON
2 1 (0.22%) SAML
2 1 (0.22%) WSH
2 1 (0.22%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 59 (12.88%) Data Centre
2 24 (5.24%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (2.40%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (2.40%) Public Cloud
4 9 (1.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (1.97%) HP Storage
5 8 (1.75%) iPad
5 8 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (1.53%) Clustering
6 7 (1.53%) Driving Licence
6 7 (1.53%) PKI
6 7 (1.53%) Reinsurance
7 6 (1.31%) iPhone
8 5 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (1.09%) Smartphone
9 4 (0.87%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.87%) Replication
10 3 (0.66%) CCTV
10 3 (0.66%) EPoS
10 3 (0.66%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 240 (52.40%) Windows
2 164 (35.81%) Windows Server
3 70 (15.28%) Windows 10
4 57 (12.45%) Linux
5 55 (12.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (7.42%) Windows Server 2019
7 31 (6.77%) Windows Server 2016
8 29 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (3.49%) Mac OS
10 13 (2.84%) Windows 7
10 13 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (2.18%) Android
12 9 (1.97%) Unix
13 7 (1.53%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.87%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.87%) VMS
15 3 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.66%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (32.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 139 (30.35%) ITIL
3 53 (11.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 49 (10.70%) Problem-Solving
5 48 (10.48%) Cybersecurity
6 44 (9.61%) Network Management
7 40 (8.73%) Change Management
8 39 (8.52%) Incident Management
8 39 (8.52%) Service Management
9 36 (7.86%) Proactive Monitoring
10 35 (7.64%) E-Commerce
11 34 (7.42%) DevOps
12 30 (6.55%) Network Design
12 30 (6.55%) Project Management
13 27 (5.90%) Network Monitoring
14 24 (5.24%) Service Delivery
15 23 (5.02%) Disaster Recovery
16 22 (4.80%) Infrastructure as Code
16 22 (4.80%) Migration
16 22 (4.80%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 57 (12.45%) PowerShell
2 13 (2.84%) SQL
3 3 (0.66%) C
4 2 (0.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 119 (25.98%) Cisco Certification
2 85 (18.56%) CCNA
3 67 (14.63%) CCNP
4 31 (6.77%) ITIL Certification
5 25 (5.46%) Degree
6 20 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (3.71%) MCSE
8 14 (3.06%) CISSP
9 11 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (1.97%) MCP
10 9 (1.97%) NCSIE
11 8 (1.75%) CCIE
11 8 (1.75%) MCSA
12 7 (1.53%) JNCIA
13 6 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (1.31%) Security Cleared
14 5 (1.09%) CISM
14 5 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (1.09%) SC Cleared
15 4 (0.87%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.99%) SLA
2 29 (6.33%) GDPR
2 29 (6.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.40%) PMO
4 6 (1.31%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (1.31%) NIST
4 6 (1.31%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 194 (42.36%) Active Directory
2 128 (27.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (22.49%) Hyper-V
4 26 (5.68%) RHEV
5 15 (3.28%) vSphere
6 13 (2.84%) Virtual Desktop
6 13 (2.84%) XenDesktop
7 12 (2.62%) XenApp
8 10 (2.18%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.97%) VMware NSX
9 9 (1.97%) VMware Server
10 8 (1.75%) BitLocker
11 5 (1.09%) Firmware
12 3 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.44%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.22%) Docker
14 1 (0.22%) KVM
14 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 71 (15.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 50 (10.92%) SCCM
3 21 (4.59%) AirWatch
4 15 (3.28%) FortiGate
5 13 (2.84%) Cisco CUCM
6 12 (2.62%) Cisco UCCX
7 10 (2.18%) Terraform
8 9 (1.97%) Jamf Pro
9 8 (1.75%) Cisco Prime
9 8 (1.75%) WSUS
10 5 (1.09%) Stealthwatch
11 4 (0.87%) Ansible
11 4 (0.87%) CSIRT
12 3 (0.66%) Kubernetes
12 3 (0.66%) SCOM
13 2 (0.44%) Cisco UCCE
13 2 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
13 2 (0.44%) PaperCut
13 2 (0.44%) ServiceCenter
13 2 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 358 (78.17%) Cisco
2 230 (50.22%) Microsoft
3 181 (39.52%) VMware
4 59 (12.88%) CheckPoint
5 55 (12.01%) Palo Alto
6 52 (11.35%) HP
7 51 (11.14%) Citrix
8 34 (7.42%) Fortinet
9 33 (7.21%) Veeam
10 29 (6.33%) SolarWinds
11 27 (5.90%) Google
11 27 (5.90%) Juniper
12 26 (5.68%) Aruba
13 25 (5.46%) NetApp
14 24 (5.24%) Apple
15 22 (4.80%) Nimble Storage
16 20 (4.37%) EMC
16 20 (4.37%) Sophos
17 19 (4.15%) Dell
18 14 (3.06%) SonicWALL