Period
to 8 July 2020

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 8 July 2020 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
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 455 525 756
Rank change year-on-year +70 +231 +143
Permanent jobs citing Meraki 432 763 484
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.52% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 1.34% 1.21% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 448 648 494
Median annual salary £52,500 £44,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.32% -16.19% +16.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £21,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,825 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -23.81% +15.38%

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 32,310 62,799 77,817
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.98% 42.45% 43.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24,842 48,290 60,704
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,901
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,799 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.65% +2.38%

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 8 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Meraki in the UK

Meraki
Top 15 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 8 July 2020. 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 +69 412 £52,500 +22.09% 40
UK excluding London +31 248 £50,000 +25.00% 29
London +139 161 £55,000 +10.00% 13
South East +169 97 £55,000 +7.32% 8
Work from Home +73 55 £67,500 -3.57% 5
North of England -47 48 £50,000 +81.82% 11
East of England +109 46 £47,000 +17.50% 4
South West +68 32 £52,000 +52.94% 1
North West +62 26 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Midlands +80 24 £44,000 -7.37% 3
West Midlands +65 22 £44,000 -7.37% 3
Yorkshire -44 19 £37,500 +66.67% 5
North East +16 3 £40,000 -38.46% 3
East Midlands +63 2 £42,500 -2.86%
Scotland - 1 £55,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 8 July 2020, 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.

1 394 (91.20%) Cisco
2 242 (56.02%) Firewall
3 195 (45.14%) WAN
4 182 (42.13%) Azure
5 171 (39.58%) Cisco Certification
6 158 (36.57%) LAN
7 150 (34.72%) Windows
8 144 (33.33%) Wireless
9 143 (33.10%) Office 365
10 131 (30.32%) VMware
11 112 (25.93%) Active Directory
12 104 (24.07%) Microsoft
13 101 (23.38%) Wi-Fi
13 101 (23.38%) Palo Alto
14 95 (21.99%) CCNP
15 88 (20.37%) CCNA
15 88 (20.37%) Cisco ASA
16 82 (18.98%) TCP/IP
16 82 (18.98%) Windows Server
17 81 (18.75%) Network Security
18 78 (18.06%) DNS
19 75 (17.36%) ITIL
20 72 (16.67%) CheckPoint
21 71 (16.44%) VPN
21 71 (16.44%) DHCP
22 70 (16.20%) AWS
22 70 (16.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 69 (15.97%) Data Centre
24 68 (15.74%) Finance
25 63 (14.58%) BGP

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 24 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.01%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.46%) IIS
5 2 (0.46%) WordPress
6 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 30 (6.94%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.39%) AutoCAD
3 6 (1.39%) SketchUp
4 4 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Sage 50
1 2 (0.46%) Shopify
2 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 182 (42.13%) Azure
2 143 (33.10%) Office 365
3 70 (16.20%) AWS
4 23 (5.32%) Mimecast
5 19 (4.40%) Azure Active Directory
6 16 (3.70%) G Suite
7 9 (2.08%) Akamai
8 8 (1.85%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 8 (1.85%) PaaS
9 7 (1.62%) Dropbox
9 7 (1.62%) Power Platform
10 6 (1.39%) IaaS
11 4 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.69%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.69%) SaaS
13 1 (0.23%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 242 (56.02%) Firewall
2 195 (45.14%) WAN
3 158 (36.57%) LAN
4 144 (33.33%) Wireless
5 101 (23.38%) Wi-Fi
6 88 (20.37%) Cisco ASA
7 82 (18.98%) TCP/IP
8 81 (18.75%) Network Security
9 78 (18.06%) DNS
10 71 (16.44%) DHCP
10 71 (16.44%) VPN
11 63 (14.58%) BGP
12 59 (13.66%) MPLS
13 56 (12.96%) OSPF
14 53 (12.27%) VoIP
15 41 (9.49%) Cisco ISE
16 37 (8.56%) VLAN
17 34 (7.87%) SAN
18 30 (6.94%) Cisco Firepower
19 28 (6.48%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (1.85%) SQL Server 2017
3 7 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.39%) FileMaker
4 6 (1.39%) Power BI
5 5 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (0.93%) MS Access
7 2 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.69%) JIRA
3 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.23%) GitLab
3 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 68 (15.74%) Finance
2 38 (8.80%) Retail
3 18 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.70%) Law
5 15 (3.47%) Legal
6 7 (1.62%) Marketing
7 5 (1.16%) Back Office
7 5 (1.16%) Public Sector
8 3 (0.69%) Banking
8 3 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.23%) Automotive
9 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 159 (36.81%) Network Engineer
2 60 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 49 (11.34%) Senior Network Engineer
4 46 (10.65%) Support Engineer
5 43 (9.95%) Architect
6 38 (8.80%) Consultant
7 37 (8.56%) IT Engineer
8 33 (7.64%) IT Support
9 32 (7.41%) Network Architect
10 29 (6.71%) Analyst
11 26 (6.02%) Security Engineer
12 25 (5.79%) IT Support Engineer
12 25 (5.79%) Network Security Engineer
13 24 (5.56%) Network Consultant
14 23 (5.32%) Cisco Engineer
14 23 (5.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 23 (5.32%) Infrastructure Manager
15 20 (4.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 18 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
16 18 (4.17%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.08%) 802.1X
2 4 (0.93%) CSS
3 3 (0.69%) LDAP
3 3 (0.69%) SAML
3 3 (0.69%) Web Services
4 1 (0.23%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.23%) HTML
4 1 (0.23%) OAuth
4 1 (0.23%) POSIX
4 1 (0.23%) REST
4 1 (0.23%) XML
4 1 (0.23%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 69 (15.97%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.40%) Public Cloud
3 18 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 17 (3.94%) DataPower
5 15 (3.47%) iPad
6 11 (2.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 10 (2.31%) Driving Licence
7 10 (2.31%) EPoS
8 8 (1.85%) iPhone
8 8 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (1.62%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (1.39%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.93%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.69%) Clustering
12 3 (0.69%) PKI
12 3 (0.69%) PMI
12 3 (0.69%) RSA SecurID
12 3 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 150 (34.72%) Windows
2 82 (18.98%) Windows Server
3 52 (12.04%) Windows 10
4 48 (11.11%) Windows Server 2016
5 35 (8.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (6.48%) Linux
7 16 (3.70%) Windows 7
8 14 (3.24%) Windows Server 2019
9 10 (2.31%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.62%) HPUX
10 7 (1.62%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.16%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.69%) Android
14 1 (0.23%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (17.36%) ITIL
2 70 (16.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 59 (13.66%) Presales
4 46 (10.65%) Problem-Solving
5 42 (9.72%) Network Design
6 33 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (6.94%) Cybersecurity
8 29 (6.71%) Network Monitoring
8 29 (6.71%) Project Management
9 26 (6.02%) DevOps
10 22 (5.09%) Problem Management
11 21 (4.86%) Incident Management
11 21 (4.86%) Information Security
11 21 (4.86%) Network Architecture
12 19 (4.40%) Project Delivery
13 18 (4.17%) Risk Management
14 17 (3.94%) Data Privacy
15 16 (3.70%) Customer Requirements
15 16 (3.70%) Mentoring
16 15 (3.47%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (11.34%) PowerShell
2 28 (6.48%) SQL
3 8 (1.85%) Python
4 4 (0.93%) VBScript
5 3 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 171 (39.58%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (21.99%) CCNP
3 88 (20.37%) CCNA
4 34 (7.87%) CCIE
5 21 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (4.63%) Degree
7 19 (4.40%) CCDP
7 19 (4.40%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 16 (3.70%) CISSP
9 15 (3.47%) CISA
9 15 (3.47%) CISM
10 12 (2.78%) MCSE
11 8 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.62%) CCA
12 7 (1.62%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (1.62%) MCP
12 7 (1.62%) Security Cleared
13 6 (1.39%) MCITP
13 6 (1.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.09%) GDPR
1 22 (5.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (4.86%) SLA
3 8 (1.85%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.69%) PMO
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 112 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 58 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (7.87%) Hyper-V
4 23 (5.32%) vSphere
5 12 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.62%) Firmware
6 7 (1.62%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.69%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.46%) Docker
9 1 (0.23%) XenApp
9 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (4.86%) FortiGate
2 20 (4.63%) SCCM
3 17 (3.94%) SCOM
4 12 (2.78%) Ansible
4 12 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (1.62%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (1.62%) Stealthwatch
5 7 (1.62%) WSUS
6 5 (1.16%) Jamf Pro
7 4 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.69%) Nagios
9 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.46%) Puppet
9 2 (0.46%) Terraform
10 1 (0.23%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.23%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 394 (91.20%) Cisco
2 131 (30.32%) VMware
3 104 (24.07%) Microsoft
4 101 (23.38%) Palo Alto
5 72 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 62 (14.35%) HP
7 55 (12.73%) Juniper
8 48 (11.11%) Aruba
9 47 (10.88%) Citrix
10 41 (9.49%) SolarWinds
11 29 (6.71%) F5
11 29 (6.71%) Fortinet
12 27 (6.25%) Riverbed
13 24 (5.56%) Apple
13 24 (5.56%) Ruckus Wireless
13 24 (5.56%) Veeam
14 17 (3.94%) IBM
14 17 (3.94%) McAfee
15 15 (3.47%) Arista
16 14 (3.24%) SonicWALL