Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 516 736 856
Rank change year-on-year +220 +120 +68
Permanent jobs citing Meraki 713 461 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 1.22% 0.65% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 590 424 306
UK median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £32,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 58,682 70,545 77,901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.77% 42.89% 44.48%
Number of salaries quoted 44,608 54,655 60,288
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,010 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

Meraki
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Meraki in the UK

Meraki
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Meraki.

Salary trend for Meraki in the UK

Meraki
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Meraki over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019. 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 +237 689 £42,500 -19.05% 121
UK excluding London +238 466 £37,500 -25.00% 103
London +104 222 £50,000 -4.76% 41
North of England +162 209 £28,000 -41.05% 21
Yorkshire +117 146 £22,000 -47.62% 4
South East +74 112 £45,000 -10.00% 29
North West +62 58 £42,500 -15.00% 16
Midlands +41 48 £42,000 -20.00% 12
South West +33 46 £34,000 -2.12% 9
East of England +53 42 £62,500 +16.28% 9
West Midlands +30 36 £41,500 -27.83% 9
East Midlands +33 11 £50,000 +23.46% 3
Wales +24 6 £50,000 +53.85%
North East +12 5 £62,500 +58.73% 1
Scotland +10 3 £62,500 +71.23% 23

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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.

1 655 (91.87%) Cisco
2 492 (69.00%) Firewall
3 383 (53.72%) Cisco Certification
4 312 (43.76%) Microsoft
5 311 (43.62%) WAN
6 301 (42.22%) Wireless
7 298 (41.80%) VMware
8 271 (38.01%) Active Directory
9 264 (37.03%) Azure
10 256 (35.90%) LAN
11 253 (35.48%) Windows
12 244 (34.22%) Office 365
13 235 (32.96%) CCNP
14 229 (32.12%) Data Centre
15 211 (29.59%) CCNA
16 210 (29.45%) VMware Infrastructure
17 160 (22.44%) VoIP
17 160 (22.44%) Windows Server
18 156 (21.88%) AWS
19 151 (21.18%) Network Security
20 150 (21.04%) ITIL
20 150 (21.04%) Citrix
21 149 (20.90%) DNS
22 147 (20.62%) Microsoft Certification
23 139 (19.50%) VPN
23 139 (19.50%) Aruba
24 128 (17.95%) DHCP
25 121 (16.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
26 120 (16.83%) MPLS
27 118 (16.55%) MCSE

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 85 (11.92%) MS Exchange
2 63 (8.84%) SharePoint
3 29 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (2.24%) Skype for Business
6 13 (1.82%) IIS
7 11 (1.54%) Confluence
8 8 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (0.84%) SAS
9 6 (0.84%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.42%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.28%) Apache
Applications
1 53 (7.43%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (6.59%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 264 (37.03%) Azure
2 244 (34.22%) Office 365
3 156 (21.88%) AWS
4 36 (5.05%) GCP
5 24 (3.37%) Azure Active Directory
5 24 (3.37%) OneDrive
6 14 (1.96%) IaaS
7 12 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (1.68%) IBM Cloud
7 12 (1.68%) SoftLayer
8 10 (1.40%) G Suite
9 6 (0.84%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.84%) Power Platform
9 6 (0.84%) PowerApps
9 6 (0.84%) SaaS
10 5 (0.70%) OpenDNS
11 4 (0.56%) Dropbox
12 3 (0.42%) Slack
12 3 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.28%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 492 (69.00%) Firewall
2 311 (43.62%) WAN
3 301 (42.22%) Wireless
4 256 (35.90%) LAN
5 160 (22.44%) VoIP
6 151 (21.18%) Network Security
7 149 (20.90%) DNS
8 139 (19.50%) VPN
9 128 (17.95%) DHCP
10 120 (16.83%) MPLS
11 115 (16.13%) TCP/IP
12 114 (15.99%) Cisco ASA
13 102 (14.31%) 3G
14 99 (13.88%) Broadband
15 97 (13.60%) ADSL
16 96 (13.46%) BGP
17 92 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
18 85 (11.92%) OSPF
19 65 (9.12%) VLAN
20 64 (8.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (4.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (0.70%) Geospatial Data
7 4 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.14%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (1.96%) JIRA
2 10 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.26%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (0.84%) Terragrunt
5 6 (0.84%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
General
1 54 (7.57%) Finance
2 53 (7.43%) Telecoms
3 45 (6.31%) Retail
4 20 (2.81%) Public Sector
5 14 (1.96%) Marketing
6 10 (1.40%) Law
7 9 (1.26%) Legal
7 9 (1.26%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.70%) Banking
9 4 (0.56%) Games
10 2 (0.28%) Back Office
11 1 (0.14%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 176 (24.68%) Network Engineer
2 118 (16.55%) Analyst
3 87 (12.20%) Technical Support
4 85 (11.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 85 (11.92%) Support Analyst
5 79 (11.08%) Consultant
5 79 (11.08%) Support Engineer
6 76 (10.66%) Technical Analyst
6 76 (10.66%) Technical Support Analyst
7 58 (8.13%) Senior Network Engineer
8 57 (7.99%) 1st Line Support
9 53 (7.43%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 51 (7.15%) 1st Line Technical Support
11 50 (7.01%) 2nd Line Support
12 40 (5.61%) Architect
13 38 (5.33%) IT Engineer
13 38 (5.33%) Security Consultant
14 37 (5.19%) Network Support
15 35 (4.91%) Solutions Consultant
16 32 (4.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.79%) 802.1X
2 5 (0.70%) HTML
3 4 (0.56%) X-Windows
4 3 (0.42%) COM
5 1 (0.14%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (0.14%) SAML
5 1 (0.14%) Web Services
5 1 (0.14%) XML
5 1 (0.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 229 (32.12%) Data Centre
2 58 (8.13%) Management Information System
3 48 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.37%) Private Cloud
5 23 (3.23%) Public Cloud
6 22 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (2.52%) Mobile Computing
8 14 (1.96%) Driving Licence
9 9 (1.26%) Replication
10 8 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.12%) PKI
11 7 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (0.84%) N-Tier
12 6 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (0.70%) FMCG
14 3 (0.42%) Clustering
14 3 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
15 2 (0.28%) CCTV
15 2 (0.28%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 253 (35.48%) Windows
2 160 (22.44%) Windows Server
3 81 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 78 (10.94%) Linux
5 74 (10.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 67 (9.40%) Windows 10
7 39 (5.47%) Windows 7
8 26 (3.65%) Mac OS X
9 22 (3.09%) Unix
10 20 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (2.66%) Windows 8
12 17 (2.38%) CentOS
12 17 (2.38%) Ubuntu
13 15 (2.10%) CatOS
14 11 (1.54%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (21.04%) ITIL
2 96 (13.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 88 (12.34%) Supplier Management
4 87 (12.20%) Presales
5 85 (11.92%) Problem-Solving
6 69 (9.68%) Technical Leadership
7 61 (8.56%) IT Strategy
7 61 (8.56%) Migration
8 55 (7.71%) Load Balancing
9 52 (7.29%) Time Management
10 51 (7.15%) Network Design
11 49 (6.87%) Project Delivery
12 46 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
12 46 (6.45%) Mentoring
12 46 (6.45%) Network Management
12 46 (6.45%) Project Management
13 45 (6.31%) Change Management
14 44 (6.17%) Customer Requirements
15 42 (5.89%) Infrastructure Transformation
16 40 (5.61%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 82 (11.50%) PowerShell
2 47 (6.59%) Python
3 40 (5.61%) SQL
4 19 (2.66%) Bash Shell
5 7 (0.98%) C
6 3 (0.42%) Ruby
7 1 (0.14%) Go
7 1 (0.14%) PHP
7 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.14%) VB
7 1 (0.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 383 (53.72%) Cisco Certification
2 235 (32.96%) CCNP
3 211 (29.59%) CCNA
4 147 (20.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 118 (16.55%) MCSE
6 107 (15.01%) MCITP
7 95 (13.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 59 (8.27%) CCIE
9 46 (6.45%) Degree
10 42 (5.89%) MCSA
11 39 (5.47%) CCDP
12 14 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
13 12 (1.68%) MCP
13 12 (1.68%) RHCA
13 12 (1.68%) Security Cleared
14 10 (1.40%) SC Cleared
15 8 (1.12%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 8 (1.12%) CCSE
16 7 (0.98%) JNCIP
16 7 (0.98%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (16.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 96 (13.46%) ISO 9001
3 35 (4.91%) ISO 22301
4 34 (4.77%) SLA
5 15 (2.10%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.98%) COBIT
7 6 (0.84%) GDPR
7 6 (0.84%) QA
8 5 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 271 (38.01%) Active Directory
2 210 (29.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (12.06%) Hyper-V
4 32 (4.49%) VMware ESXi
5 29 (4.07%) vSphere
6 24 (3.37%) XenApp
7 15 (2.10%) Virtual Servers
8 14 (1.96%) XenDesktop
9 12 (1.68%) pfSense
10 8 (1.12%) NFS
11 7 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.70%) VMware NSX
13 4 (0.56%) Firmware
14 3 (0.42%) Docker
15 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.28%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
16 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
16 1 (0.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 40 (5.61%) Ansible
2 37 (5.19%) FortiGate
3 32 (4.49%) Microsoft Intune
4 26 (3.65%) SCCM
5 22 (3.09%) Terraform
6 21 (2.95%) WSUS
7 19 (2.66%) Cisco CUCM
7 19 (2.66%) Puppet
8 16 (2.24%) Cisco Prime
8 16 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (2.24%) RANCID
9 13 (1.82%) Nagios
10 12 (1.68%) Jamf Pro
11 11 (1.54%) Stealthwatch
12 9 (1.26%) Backup Exec
12 9 (1.26%) Cisco UCCX
12 9 (1.26%) vCenter Server
13 4 (0.56%) Kubernetes
13 4 (0.56%) PaperCut
13 4 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 655 (91.87%) Cisco
2 312 (43.76%) Microsoft
3 298 (41.80%) VMware
4 150 (21.04%) Citrix
5 139 (19.50%) Aruba
6 107 (15.01%) Palo Alto
7 97 (13.60%) Juniper
8 92 (12.90%) F5
9 91 (12.76%) Fortinet
10 87 (12.20%) Polycom
11 78 (10.94%) Huawei
12 71 (9.96%) CheckPoint
13 66 (9.26%) SolarWinds
14 64 (8.98%) HP
15 62 (8.70%) Ruckus Wireless
16 47 (6.59%) Dell
17 40 (5.61%) Brocade
18 35 (4.91%) Sophos
19 25 (3.51%) SonicWALL
20 24 (3.37%) Veeam